NORTH INDIA CLASSIC
See the Taj Mahal, Jaipur the pink city and all the best tourist destinations in northern India.
USD 2354 Twin Share
USD 3267 Single
Be dazzled by the sights, sounds and spirit of North India. Prepare to be dazzled by the most colourful part of India. Everywhere you go you'll encounter the whole kaleidoscope: orange turbans, purple saris, mounds of scarlet spices in the markets and golden sand dunes beneath a deep blue sky. Lose the rose-tinted glasses and experience the true colours of India on this revealing trip.
Sightseeing and local guides.
All meals as per the itinerary.
Hotels used are 3 and 4 star category mixture of boutique and heritage hotels.
Domestic flight from Khajuraho/Varanasi and Varanasi to Delhi.
Transportation by coach & domestic flights.
Boat ride and evening prayer ceremony at Varanasi.
Service of a Gay tour manager at all times.
All the entrance fee to the monuments.
Expect some culture shock. You'll be exposed to signs of poverty and access to services may be sporadic. The food will be quite different to home and English speakers harder to find. Respecting the local culture will make it easier to fit in and really experience the location.
DAY TO DAY ITINERARY:
Day 1 Saturday - Delhi Arrive Delhi.
Meet and greet. Transfer to hotel. (D)
Day 2 Sunday - Delhi
Breakfast at hotel. Full day sightseeing of Old Delhi covering Red Fort, Jamia Masjid mosque and Chandni Chowk. Welcome drinks and dinner at restaurant.(B,L,D)
Day 3 Monday - Jaipur
Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Jaipur – lunch en route.Check into hotel. Dinner.(B,L,D)
Day 4 Tuesday - Jaipur
Breakfast at hotel. Full day sightseeing covering Amber Fort, City Palace, Jal Mahal, Hawa Mahal and Jaipur bazaars. Lunch at a local restaurant and dinner at the hotel.(B,L,D)
Day 5 Wednesday -Bharatpur
Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Bharatpur and check into hotel. Late afternoon rickshaw ride through bird sanctuary. Dinner.(B,L,D)
Day 6 Thursday - Agra
Early morning visit to bird sanctuary.Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Agra visiting Fatehpur Sikri en route. Check into hotel. Lunch en route and dinner.(B,L,D)
Day 7 Friday - Agra
Breakfast at hotel. Full day sightseeing in Agra including Taj Mahal and Agra fort.Lunch at a restaurant and dinner at the hotel.(B,L,D)
Day 8 Saturday - Orchha
Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Orchha, visiting Gwalior fort en route. Lunch at a restaurant in Gwalior. Check into hotel. Dinner.(B,L,D)
Day 9 Sunday - Orchha
Breakfast at hotel. Morning walking tour of Orchha. Afternoon free time for individual sightseeing, relaxing, massage etc. Lunch at a restaurant and dinner at the hotel.(B,L,D)
Day 10 Monday - Khajuraho
Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Khajuraho – lunch en route.Check into hotel. Dinner.(B,L,D)
Day 11 Tuesday - Varanasi
Breakfast at hotel. Morning tour to temples.After lunch transfer to airport for flight to Varanasi.Transfer to hotel and check in. Participate in evening prayer ceremony on the banks of the Ganges. Dinner.(B,L,D)
Day 12 Wednesday - Varanasi
Early morning boat rides on Ganges.Breakfast at hotel. Morning tour of Varanasi including Sarnath. Lunch at a restaurant. Afternoon free time. Dinner at the hotel.(B,L,D)
Day 13 Thursday - Delhi
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to airport for flight to Delhi.Transfer to hotel. Lunch. Afternoon free time. Dinner.(B,L,D)
Day 14 Friday Delhi
Breakfast at hotel.Morning tour of New Delhi covering Qutab Minar, Humayun’s Tomb, Hauz Khas village, India gate, Lutyen’s Delhi. Farewell dinner at restaurant.(B,L,D)
Day 15 Saturday - Back to home
Breakfast at hotel.Transfer to airport.(B)
This itinerary is correct at the time of issue and in good faith but is liable to change at any time or place for any reason.
(B- Breakfast, L- Lunch, D- Dinner)