Delhi Palaces Ganges

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Fully Guided Small Group Scenic / Sightseeing
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 Trip Length
12 Days
 Trip Starts
Delhi
 Trip Finishes
Delhi
12 Day Delhi Palaces Ganges Itinerary (On The Go Tours)
Countries Explored: India
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On The Go Tours
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Accommodation
3 - 4 Star
Max. Group Size
24
Trip Code
DPG

Overview

Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on On The Go Tours 12 Day Delhi Palaces Ganges. Explore India's famed Golden Triangle before discovering the beautiful temples of Orchha and Khajuraho as well as the legendary Ganges and holy Varanasi.

Itinerary

Welcome to India! Arrival Airport transfer to your hotel and remainder of today is at your leisure.

After our welcome meeting we enjoy a full days sightseeing tour of Old and New Delhi. Tonight, we enjoy a Namaste Dinner. (B/D)

Delhi - Jaipur. Today we drive to Jaipur - affectionately known as the Pink City. This afternoon we enjoy a tour of the City Palace and Jantar Mantar. On day 4 opt for a morning hot air balloon ride, before exploring the stunning 16th century Amber Fort. Later we visit a cotton weaving house. (Bx2)

Jaipur - Abhaneri - Bharatpur. Today we stop at the largest and deepest step well in the world - Chand Baori, we then visit a local school (if open) where we operate our ‘Change for Children’ programme. Arrival Bharatpur and enjoy a leisurely bicycle rickshaw ride in Keoladeo Ghana National Park. (B/D)

Bharatpur - Agra. En route we visit the ghostly former Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri. In Agra, we visit the impressive Agra Fort and the legendary Taj Mahal. (B)

Agra - Orchha. Today, we travel by express train to Jhansi and drive onward to Orchha - set amongst a wonderful complex of well-preserved 16th century temples and palaces. (B)

Orchha - Khajuraho. Travelling south-east we arrive in Khajuraho which is renowned for its magnificent Hindu and Jain temples which were built during the Chandela dynasty from 950-1050 AD. We will have plenty of photo opportunities as we explore the monolithic Khajuraho temples. (B)

Khajuraho - Varanasi. This morning, why not opt for a jeep safari in Panna NP. This afternoon we bid farewell to Khajuraho and fly east to Varanasi. Perhaps the holiest city in India, Varanasi, also known as Benares or the city of Shiva, is also one of the oldest cities on earth. (B)

This morning, we enjoy a sunrise boat ride on the holy Ganges River where we’ll view the ancient religious tradition of ritual cleansing that takes place on the many riverbank ghats (riverside steps). Later, we embark on a tour of the city. (B)

Varanasi - Delhi. Free morning to independently explore Varanasi, before we board an afternoon flight back to Delhi. (B)

Hotel check out and included departure transfer to airport. (B)

Trip Inclusions

  • Varanasi - Uncover the holiest city in India with a sunrise boat ride along the Ganges River and enjoy free time to explore its many temples and mosques
  • Khajuraho - Visit the intricate stone carved temples, famous for their erotic sculptures depicting the Kama Sutra
  • Orchha Temples - Explore this wonderful complex of brilliantly preserved 16th century temples
  • Abhaneri - Marvel at Chand Baori - the largest and deepest step well in the world, located in the village of Abhaneri near Jaipur
  • Keoladeo Ghana National Park - Hop on a rickshaw for a ride around this UNESCO-listed site in Bharatpur, famous for its impressive diversity of bird species
  • Fatehpur Sikri - Explore this remarkably well-preserved ancient city, which once housed Mughal Emperor Akbar and his wives in the 16th century
  • Jaipur - Take a jeep ride up to lofty Amber Fort for a guided tour, and later explore the City Palace and ancient observatory Jantar Mantar
  • Agra - Enjoy a guided tour of India's enduring symbol of love, the Taj Mahal and free time to admire its beauty at sunset, but not before touring the nearby Agra Fort
  • Delhi - Visit the highlights of the capital of Old and New Delhi, with stops at Humayun's Tomb, Jama Masjid mosque and Ghandi's crematorium Raj Ghat. Take a Rickshaw ride through Delhi's backstreets

  • 2 economy class flights - Khajuraho to Varanasi and Varanasi to Delhi
  • Airport arrival and departure transfers on day 1 and day 12
  • Touring of Delhi, Jaipur, Chand Baori Step Well, Agra, Orchha, Khajuraho and Varanasi
  • Rickshaw ride in Delhi
  • Bicycle rickshaw ride in Keoladeo Ghana National Park
  • Sunrise boat cruise on the holy River Ganges - Varanasi
  • All relevant transfers and transportation
  • Escorted by an English-speaking Indian tour guide (for groups of 6 or more)
  • Services of English-speaking Indian specialist guides at some sites

  • 11 breakfasts, 2 dinners are included on this tour

  • 11 nights - 3-4 star and heritage hotels
  • Jaypee Siddharth Hotel (Delhi)
  • Vivanta by Taj Dwarka (Delhi)
  • Crowne Plaza New Delhi Rohini (Delhi)
  • Mandawa Haveli (Jaipur)
  • Udai Vilas Palace (Bharatpur)
  • Seven Hills Tower (Agra)
  • Orchha Palace (Orchha)
  • Hotel Ramada (Khajuraho)
  • Syna Heritage (Khajuraho)
  • Surya Hotel (Varanasi)
  • Hotel Jivitesh (Delhi)

  • Excludes International flights and visas
  • Excludes Tip for your tour guide. We recommend you allow $3 - 7 USD per day per traveller. Tipping your tour guide is an entirely personal gesture
  • Excludes Entrance Fees: USD$95-105, paid in local currency
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