Essence of North India
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North India Tour Package

Tradition, culture, and adventure come alive as you embark on an 18-day private and fully escorted North India tour. This unique tour of the city also takes you on a cycle rickshaw tour to get you closer to the narrow lanes of Old Delhi.

From Delhi to the city of the Taj Mahal - Agra. A sunrise visit to this monument of love leaves you in awe as the sunrays dance against this magnificent structure.

Later on, the Pink City of Jaipur welcomes you to explore its pink monuments, the Maharaja's City Palace, and the Hawa Mahal. A unique experience awaits you here as you get to spend a day in the Tordi Garh Village, mingling with the villagers and gaining insight into India's rural life.

You get to spend a night in the desert at Jaisalmer, where you see the stars light up the night sky as you sit beside a campfire.

From Rajasthan to Punjab, a trip to the famous Golden Temple takes us to Amritsar. Here you get the true essence of how Punjabi's traditional village lifestyle looks like by visiting a local village that lies close to the India-Pakistan border.

This 18-day tour of North India will truly let you experience India in a completely new way.

17 Nights/18 Days
Private Tour
Fully Escorted
17 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 4 dinners included.
Private Car
English Speaking Driver

Vibrant Experiences

Chandni Chowk Bazaar & Spice Market
Red Fort - Jama Masjid - India Gate
Indian Train Journey
Taj Mahal Sunrise Visit
Orphanage Visit
Jaipur’s Local Bazaar
Evening with Local Family
Indian Cuisine Cooking Experience
Rural Village Stay - Village Walk
Local Farm Visit
Pushkar Lake
Boat Ride Over Lake Pichola
Desert Camp
Desert Sunset & Sunrise
Camel Safari over Sand Dunes
Cultural Dance Performance & Dinner Around Bonfire
Punjabi Village Visit
Golden Temple
India-Pakistan Border

Trip Route

Delhi Agra Fatehpur Sikri Jaipur Tordi Garh Village Pushkar Udaipur Ranakpur Jodhpur Jaisalmer Khuri Desert Camp Bikaner Mandawa Delhi Amritsar Delhi.

With Standard Hotels

A$2547 per person/twin share

With Deluxe Hotels

A$3447 per person/twin share

With Luxury Hotels

A$4297 per person/twin share
Special Offer
A$100 Deposit Only
Book now and pay rest by 14 days before your tour start date.
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Itinerary
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Accommodations

City

Standard

Deluxe

Luxury

Nights

Delhi

Hotel Clark International or Similar

Hotel Golden Grand or Similar

Hotel The Lalit or Similar

04

Jaipur

Hotel Gandharwa or Similar

Hotel Park Regis or Similar

Hotel Trident or Similar

02

Agra

Hotel Siris 18 or Similar

Hotel Fern or Similar

Hotel Radisson, Agra or Similar

01

Tordi Garh

Hotel Tordi Garh or Similar

Hotel Tordi Garh or Similar

Hotel Tordi Garh or Similar

01

Pushkar

Hotel Master Paradise or Similar

Hotel Jagat Palace or Similar

Hotel Westin or Similar

01

Udaipur

Hotel Le Grand or Similar

Hotel Jagat Niwas Palace or Similar

Hotel Trident or Similar

02

Jodhpur

Hotel K.P Haveli or Similar

Hotel Fern or Similar

Hotel Indana Palace or Similar

01

Jaisalmer

Hotel Royal Jaisalmer or Similar

Hotel Sarovar Portico or Similar

Hotel Narain Niwas or Similar

01

Khuri

Desert Camp

Desert Camp

Desert Camp

01

Bikaner

Hotel Sagar or Similar

Hotel Chirag or Similar

Hotel Laxmi Niwas Palace or Similar

01

Mandawa

Hotel Vivanna Mandawa or Similar

Hotel Vivanna Mandawa or Similar

Hotel Vivanna Mandawa or Similar

01

Amritsar 

Hotel Hong Kong Inn or Similar

Hotel Golden Tulip or Similar

Hotel Radisson Blu or Similar

01

Package Cost

AUD$2547

AUD$3447

AUD$4297

 

Day 1: DELHI, WELCOME TO INCREDIBLE INDIA!
You will be greeted & assisted by our representative at Delhi international airport and later transferred to your hotel to check in. Remaining time is at leisure till next day. Meals: Welcome Dinner Included.
Day 2: DELIGHTFUL TOUR OF OLD DELHI
Your day would begin after a leisurely breakfast at the hotel. Post breakfast, you get yourself ready for a personalized guide tour, which begins from the Old and Historic Delhi. The first halt is Red Fort- declared as world heritage site by UNESCO. Advance to the Jama Masjid – standing at a whopping 135ft it is regarded as the biggest mosque in India. Get back to the 300 years old real Mughal times of Old Delhi, and this is not possible if you do not go through the dingy and narrow by lanes and alleys. The guide will arrange a cycle rickshaw tour, which will let you catch a closer insight of old era and the very illustrious Anarkali Bazaar of Chandni Chowk. TOUR OF NEW DELHI After delicious lunch, begin your tour of New Delhi. You will visit the imposing boulevards and buildings such as Rashtrapati Bhawan (President’s Residence), India Gate, and many more in Lutyen’s Delhi (New Delhi). Next, visit Raj Ghat (Gandhi’s memorial), Humayun’s Tomb, Lotus temple and the 12th century Qutab Minar all through the day. In the evening return to your hotel and paint a picture of places you visited in your vivid memory. Meals: Breakfast Included.
Day 3: DELHI – AGRA, TOUR OF ROMANCE AND EXALTATION BEGINS
After breakfast, pack yourself for a road trip to Agra – the Old Capital of Mughals. On arrival, check-in at your hotel. Relax for a while in your hotel room and then visit Agra Fort - a UNESCO world heritage site - known for great Mughal architecture and overwhelming expanse. Make the overnight stay in your hotel room a memoir of the events of which you were the part. Meals: Breakfast Included.
Day 4: AGRA, SUNRISE VISIT TO TAJ MAHAL
At dawn, visit the incomparable Taj Mahal – one of the seven wonders of the world, to observe the effects caused by the reflections of the changing colors of the rising Sun on this masterpiece. Return back to your hotel for a delectable breakfast, while a part of you is still living in romanticism. FATEHPUR SIKRI - ABHANERI (STEP WELLS) After breakfast checkout from the hotel and drive towards Fatehpur Sikri-a UNESCO World Heritage Site, a perfectly preserved red sandstone ghost town, which was once the capital of Mughal Empire built in 1569 and deserted when its water supply failed. Later drive towards Abhaneri. The Chand Baori is a stepwell built over a thousand years ago in the Abhaneri village of Rajasthan. It is one of the largest stepwells in the world and one of the most beautiful ones. JAIPUR Later, you will be transferred to Jaipur, “The Pink City of India”. On arrival, check in at your heritage hotel. As the evening sets in, explore the bustling local bazaar & indulge yourself in shopping local handmade artifacts & jewelry. Remaining time is at leisure till next morning. Meals: Breakfast Included.
Day 5: JAIPUR, THE PINK CITY
Enthralling, historical Jaipur, Rajasthan’s capital, is the gateway to India’s most flamboyant state, Rajasthan. Renowned globally for its colored gems, the capital city of Rajasthan combines the allure of its ancient history with all the advantages of a metropolis. Since the color pink was symbolic of hospitality, Maharaja Ram Singh of Jaipur painted the entire city pink. The pink that colors the city makes for a marvelous spectacle to behold. The morning is fresh as ever for you, and this is when you will have an excursion to Amer Fort. This palace is laid out over four layers and sits beside the shimmering Maota Lake. Afterwards stop for picture at the Maharaja's City Palace (the home of the erstwhile royal family), Hawa Mahal (the Palace of winds) and visit the UNESCO-listed Jantar Mantar space observatory. EVENING WITH LOCAL FAMILY & COOKING CLASS Spend evening with the local family. It’s a great way to have a local experience in Jaipur. You will experience a great insight into the lifestyle of Indian family. You will be part of a cooking class with the local family. Get a taste of true Indian hospitality thanks to this cooking lesson and meal in the home of a local family. You will learn few local dishes and how to prepare them with fresh ingredients. End the experience by enjoying your meal, accompanied by lots of lively conversation, with the family. Return to your hotel and live a memorable night. Meals: Breakfast & Dinner Included.
Day 6: TORDI GARH VILLAGE
Post healthy breakfast proceeds to Tordi Garh Village. Take an excursion to the local village to explore a traditional way of rural life in India. By walking around the village gives you the perfect opportunity of meeting local people and seeing agricultural practices at close quarters. Visit the homes of the Potters, Ironsmiths, mat weavers, cobblers, and people engaged in other occupations. In the afternoon you may take a jeep ride visiting hamlets of Gurjar, Regar and other tribes and meeting their men and women folks while they are grazing their herd of sheep, goats and cattle, 300 years old step well, Farm Visit (organic farming) and drive to the Tordi Sagar Dam to spot wild animals and migratory birds. Later ride to the Sand Dunes for a perfect sunset with sundowners and have hot tea and cookies at sand dunes. Enjoy your dinner around Bonn Fire on top of the terrace overlooking starry skies. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included.
Day 7: PUSHKAR, THE INSPIRING PUSHKAR DRIVE
Morning after breakfast, you make the checkout, and a road drive will take you to Pushkar. On arrival, check in at your hotel. Visit the Brahma Temple and Pushkar Lake during the day. Later, take a stroll into the meandering alleys of Pushkar and come across vibrant, colorful markets. Return back to your hotel and stay overnight. NOTE: If you travel during the month of November, it will provide you once-in-the-lifetime opportunity of attending the world famous ‘Pushkar Camel Fair’.

Meals: Breakfast Included.
Day 8: UDAIPUR
Morning after breakfast, checkout, and drive to reach Udaipur. On arrival, check in at your hotel and relax for a while. Later visit local markets near Lake Pichola. Remaining day is at leisure. Stay overnight at your hotel. Meals: Breakfast Included.
Day 9: UDAIPUR, THE CITY OF MOSAIC ARCHITECTURE AND LAKES WELCOMES YOU
During the day enjoy the sightseeing tour of Udaipur, which includes City Palace, Bharatiya Lok Kala Museum (has an interesting collection of dresses, turbans, musical instruments, dolls, paintings, the traditional puppets etc.). Your visit to Shilpgram craft village will be a new experience altogether. Enjoy an afternoon cruise on the calm waters of Lake Pichola in Udaipur (subject to water levels) and later visit the island of Jag mandir. Stay overnight at your hotel. Meals: Breakfast Included.
Day 10: JODHPUR, MAKE ENTRY TO THE THAR DESERT
Make a morning checkout from your hotel and take the road drive to Ranakpur. On arrival, visit the beautiful Ranakpur Jain Temple. It is the largest and one of the most complex Jain Temple in India. Later you will be transferred by road drive directly to Jodhpur – “the Sun city of India”. On arrival, check in at your hotel. FOOD SAFARI Our Jodhpur team offers a bespoke ‘food safari’ tour, which many people regard as a highlight of their time in India. Visit local eateries with one of our Jodhpur crew and sample the best food on offer in Jodhpur. We would further take you to local Spice Market, which is a true delight for eyes. It’s truly unbelievable to see that the spices which we normally see in small sachets & packets are here seen in big sacks & carts. A wholesale market with carts full of different spices and people busy negotiating the prices, it’s really a scene. Later plan your evening for strolling in the old markets around Clock Tower-a completely spell bound surrounding. Stay overnight at your hotel. Meals: Breakfast Included.
Day 11: JAISALMER, THE GOLDEN CITY AWAITS YOU
After breakfast, enjoy a sightseeing tour of Jodhpur which includes visit to Mehrangarh fort and Jaswant Thada. Later you may also visit the splendid Umaid Bhawan Palace and its fabulous Museum. Check out from your hotel room in the noon time, and then take the road drive to Jaisalmer. On arrival, make a check in at your hotel. Relive the time in hand in complete leisure and composure.

Meals: Breakfast Included.
Day 12: JAISALMER
After breakfast, proceed for the sightseeing tour of Jaisalmer. At first visit the Sonar Fort- the only Indian Fort which is still inhabited; there are intricately carved stone houses and a beautiful Jain temple. Later you will visit the beautiful Patwon and Nathmal Ji Ki Havelis, with some of the finest carvings. KHURI DESERT CAMP Later, you will be transferred to Khuri, famous for its desert beauty. Visit Khuri village to experience the romance of desert in the most fascinating way and the hospitality that is an integral part of Rajasthan. Later enjoy a camel ride over the shifting dunes atop a colorfully dressed camel. In evening, experience a breathtaking view of sunset over the sand when it casts a truly magical spell over the desert lands. A night in the desert offers an ideal setting to star gaze. Sit beside a campfire, enjoy local Rajasthani dance performance, listen to the traditional music, and relish some of the authentic Rajasthani delicacies. Overnight stay in Khuri Desert Camp. Meals: Breakfast & Dinner Included.
Day 13: BIKANER, CAMEL COUNTRY
In the morning take an adventurous road drive to the Thar Desert region to reach Bikaner. On arrival, check in at your hotel. Visit the historical Junagarh Fort- a 15th century Fort, a prime example of Indian architecture in the Thar Desert. Next in line is Lalgarh palace followed by the visit to Karni Mata Temple, also known as the Rat Temple. The temple is filled with auspicious rats that live within the temple walls and like to crawl over your feet and nibble at your toes as you walk through the holy place. Later visit unique camel research and breeding farm, one of its kind in the continent of Asia. Meals: Breakfast Included.
Day 14: MANDAWA, CATCH THE CLOSE GLIMPSE OF RAJPUTANA ARCHITECTURE
After enjoying the breakfast, you will be driven to Mandawa-The city of Havelis and unique architectures. The rich merchants constructed their lavish havelis here and embellished them with beautiful paintings on religious, historical, folk, and social theme. On arrival, check in at your hotel. After brief leisure proceed for the sightseeing tour of Nawalgarh. The major attractions are The Fort, Poddar Haveli Museum, Khendelwal Haveli, Moraka Haveli and Ghair Ka Mandir. Later visit the nearby towns such as Mandawa and Mukundgarh to see some of the oldest and the best preserved Shekhavati paintings in the region. This region is like an Open Art Gallery where you may see hundreds of Havelis with beautiful paintings and carved doors/windows. Meals: Breakfast Included.
Day 15: DELHI
Morning after breakfast, checkout, and drive to reach Delhi. You will reach Delhi by late afternoon. You will have some time to look around in the markets near your hotel. Remaining time is at leisure till next morning. Meals: Breakfast Included.
Day 16: AMRITSAR, SHATABDI EXPRESS TRAIN
Today get a unique slice of Indian life on board Indian train bound for Sikh’s holy city Amritsar, home to Golden Temple (approximately 4-5 hours). Your early morning train will be fully air conditioned fast Shatabdi Express. Breakfast will be provided in the train. On arrival, check in at your hotel. After brief leisure enjoy an excursion to Wagah Border. It is the only border crossing between India and Pakistan. A beating retreat ceremony between India and Pakistan is a must watch when touring Amritsar. Later return to hotel and stay overnight. A/C Chair Car Shatabdi Express Train Ticket – Delhi to Amritsar Included.
Meals: Breakfast (Train) Included.
Day 17: AMRITSAR, GOLDEN TEMPLE
After delicious breakfast go for Amritsar local city tour. You will visit the famous Golden Temple, also known as the Darbar Sahib and Harmandir Sahib, which is the holiest and the most important pilgrimage site for Sikh religion. PUNJABI VILAGE Later, get the true essence of how a Punjabi traditional lifestyle today looks like by visiting a nearby local Amritsar village close to the India-Pakistan border. Inspiring as well as educating, this village tour offers a fascinating opportunity to know the innocent way of living and the warmth of the local people, thus giving a whole new perspective to discovering the real Punjab. Learn many things about the lives and times of the people of the village directly from them. Sneak peek into a local village house and interaction with their family. Carry out some of their daily chores such as milking cows, feeding their livestock and preparing roti on a traditional clay oven. DELHI Post lunch board fully air conditioned fast Shatabdi Express back to Delhi (approximately 4-5 hours). Dinner will be provided in the train. Overnight stay in Delhi. A/C Chair Car Shatabdi Express Train Ticket –Amritsar to Delhi Included.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner (Train) Included.
Day 18: DELHI DEPARTURE
This Morning after breakfast checkout from your hotel and at appropriate time you will be transferred to Delhi international airport for your onward journey. Board your flight and fly back with memories to cherish for life. Tour ends. Meals: Breakfast Included.
Accommodations

City

Standard

Deluxe

Luxury

Nights

Delhi

Hotel Clark International or Similar

Hotel Golden Grand or Similar

Hotel The Lalit or Similar

04

Jaipur

Hotel Gandharwa or Similar

Hotel Park Regis or Similar

Hotel Trident or Similar

02

Agra

Hotel Siris 18 or Similar

Hotel Fern or Similar

Hotel Radisson, Agra or Similar

01

Tordi Garh

Hotel Tordi Garh or Similar

Hotel Tordi Garh or Similar

Hotel Tordi Garh or Similar

01

Pushkar

Hotel Master Paradise or Similar

Hotel Jagat Palace or Similar

Hotel Westin or Similar

01

Udaipur

Hotel Le Grand or Similar

Hotel Jagat Niwas Palace or Similar

Hotel Trident or Similar

02

Jodhpur

Hotel K.P Haveli or Similar

Hotel Fern or Similar

Hotel Indana Palace or Similar

01

Jaisalmer

Hotel Royal Jaisalmer or Similar

Hotel Sarovar Portico or Similar

Hotel Narain Niwas or Similar

01

Khuri

Desert Camp

Desert Camp

Desert Camp

01

Bikaner

Hotel Sagar or Similar

Hotel Chirag or Similar

Hotel Laxmi Niwas Palace or Similar

01

Mandawa

Hotel Vivanna Mandawa or Similar

Hotel Vivanna Mandawa or Similar

Hotel Vivanna Mandawa or Similar

01

Amritsar 

Hotel Hong Kong Inn or Similar

Hotel Golden Tulip or Similar

Hotel Radisson Blu or Similar

01

Package Cost

AUD$2547

AUD$3447

AUD$4297

 

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Inclusions
  • Accommodation at the specified hotels.
  • Daily breakfast during your stay at all proposed destinations.
  • Welcome dinner on Day1.
  • 1 packed mineral water per person per day.
  • Cooking class in Jaipur.
  • Lunch and Dinner in Tordi Garh.
  • Bespoke ‘food safari’ tour in Jodhpur.
  • A/C Chair Car Shatabdi Express Train Ticket – Delhi to Amritsar, Amritsar to Delhi.
  • All arrival and departure transfers, sightseeing by an exclusive deluxe air-conditioned Car with chauffeur as per the itinerary.
  • Services of English-speaking local tour guide during all sightseeing tours in Delhi, Agra & Jaipur.
  • Jeep & Camel Cart ride in Tordi Garh with hot tea and cookies at sand dunes.
  • Heritage Village Walking Tour in Tordi Garh.
  • Heritage Village Walking Tour in Amritsar (Punjab).
  • Camel safari over Sand Dunes in Jaisalmer.
  • Boat ride over Lake Pichola in Udaipur.
  • Free Visit to Taj Mahal Inlay Marble work (Workshop).
  • Free Visit to Jaipur's Famous Block Printing Work (Workshop).
  • Jeep Ride in Amber Fort, Jaipur.
  • Desert Safari in Khuri.
  • Battery bus services from Taj Mahal Parking to Taj Mahal Gate and Return.
  • Airport pickup and transfers.
  • State tax, toll taxes and all applicable taxes.
  • Assistance at all pickup and departure points.
Exclusions
  • Entrance and Camera fees to the monuments and palaces.
  • Anything Not Mentioned in The Inclusions.
  • Porterage at Hotels and Airports, Tips, Insurance, Laundry, Liquors, Wine, Etc.
  • All Items of Personal Nature.
  • Any Cost Arising Due to Natural Calamities Like Landslides, Roadblocks, Etc.
  • Any Increase in Taxes or Fuel Leading to An Increase In Surface Transport.
  • Meals not specified in Itinerary.
  • Tips for staff, guide & driver. 
  • Domestic & International airfares not specified in itinerary. 
  • Optional, suggested, or unspecified activities. 
  • Insurance and Medi claim.
  • Insurance of any kind.
  • Visa costs.
  • Anything not mentioned or “optional” or “own account” in the itinerary.

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel right up to last moment before tour starts and we will refund your full deposit and any progress payments made by you within 14 business days.
If you decide to rebook or reschedule right up to last moment before tour starts, your deposit and any progress payments will be carried forward as full credit towards future travel with us for up to five years with Zero fees.
If your tour is cancelled due to government travel restrictions, your deposit and any progress payments will be carried forward as full credit towards future travel with us with Zero fees.
If you leave a trip for any reason after it has commenced, we are not obliged to make any refunds for unused services.
If you fail to join a tour, join it after departure, or leave it prior to its completion, no refund will be made.
Note: Cancellation and rebooking policies are only valid for land part of tour not International and domestic airline tickets.
Note: International and domestic airline tickets are subject to full payment at the time of booking and are subject to respective airline policies for booking, rebooking and cancellation.
A cancellation or rebooking will only be effective when we receive written confirmation of the cancellation.
For full cancellation & refund policy, visit https://www.vibrantindiatours.com.au/terms-conditions
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