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Best of Northern India

11 Days & 10 Nights 4.5 Read 2 reviews
  • The Taj Mahal at dawn
  • The vibrant spirituality on the banks of the Ganges at Varanasi
  • The bustling streets and imperious architecture of Delhi
  • Exploring the palaces of Jaipur, the pink city
  • Authentic Indian food to set your taste buds alight
  • The temples and palaces of Orchha
  • The temples and carvings of Khajuraho
  • Hand picked heritage and 4 start hotels of character
Experience the energy of Varanasi, beauty of the Taj Mahal, the bustling city streets of Delhi, the majesty of Jaipur's palaces and best of Northern India on this cultural discovery tour of Northern India. You will discover the religious, cultural and architectural traditions of this beguiling part of India. You will experience the essense of India including highlights such as Old Delhi, the palaces of Jaipur, the Taj Mahal, Fatehpur Sikri, Orchha, the temples of Khajuraho, the ghats on the Ganges and holy city of Varanasi. Our tailor made tours on India include a personal welcome and assistance at each airport, hotel and train station, private transfers in air conditioned vehicles, private guided tours and hand picked hotels.

What To Expect

You will experience the best of Northern India including Delhi, Jaipur, the Taj Mahal, Agra, Khajuraho, Orchha and Varanasi on this cultural discovery tour of Northern India.

Trip Style:

Private Guided | Alone or with your chosen companion(s), benefit from a private guide throughout most of your trip.

Activity:

Walking, Cultural Activities | Walking as part of a multi activity trip., Trip includes cultural activities in the itinerary

This trip is suitable for:

Families, Multi-Generational, Mixed Abilities, Groups > 10

Ideal if you have an interest in:

  • Foodie Adventures
  • Spiritual Journeys
  • Luxury & Unique Stays
  • Historical Journeys
  • Special Occasions

Grade & Terrain

This discovery trip is graded easy and suitable for all abilities and ages. Sightseeing is by foot, car, boat, rickshaw and elephant.

Accommodation Information

10 Nights accommodation is carefully selected hotels of character are included in your trip. Our standard Best of Northern India tour is based on our superior accommodation package. We can also arrange the tour using luxury or comfort accommodation packages.

Single Rooms

Single rooms are available, there is a supplement payable.

Accommodation: Superior Package

Our superior package uses a mix of luxury city hotels (4 & 5 star), resort hotels and authentic palace hotels. If these hotels are not available we will book hotels of the same or better standard.

Meals

10 Breakfasts are included. Lunch and dinner is not included but always available at your hotel or locally.

Included
  • 10 Nights in 4/5 star and heritage hotels on a twin/double share basis
  • 10 Breakfasts
  • Private transfers and sightseeing by chauffer driven air-conditioned vehicle
  • Air conditioned chair car Shatabdi Train ticket for train travel from Agra to Jhansi
  • Flight from Varanasi to Delhi
  • Flight from Khajuraho to Varanasi
  • English speaking local guide during the sightseeing tours as per itinerary
  • Rickshaw ride in Old Delhi
  • Elephant ride in Jaipur
  • Boat ride in Varanasi
  • Entry to all museums and monuments as per the itinerary
  • Airport transfers and assistance on arrival and departure
  • All taxes
Excluded
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, drinks, telephone bills and airport tax
  • Lunches and dinner
  • Tips to drivers, guides and staff at your discretion
  • Travel insurance
  • Flights to/from India
  • Internal flight supplements in case fare is greater than expected
  • Additional expenses due to strikes, flight delays or unforeseen circumstances
  • Indian Visa
Extras
  • Additional nights
  • Accommodation upgrades

When To Go

October to March is the best time of year to enjoy this trip as temperatures are mild. Between April and September temperatures are very high and the monsoon occurs between July and September.

Getting to the Start

By Air: Delhi International Airport (Indira Ghandi Airport) has excellent connections to UK, European and International destinations. Flights are not included in our package price.

General Information

Transfers & Vehicles

Your comfort and safety are our priority and all transfers and sightseeing is by chauffer driven air-conditioned vehicles, which are a maximum of 3 years old and maintained to a high standard. Depending on your party size we use; 2-3 Toyota Innova, 4 - 6 Tempo Traveller and for 7 - 10 Mini Coach.

Drivers & Guides

Our drivers speak limited English and are fully trained and qualified. Sightseeing and cultural tours are carried out by local English speaking guides in each location so that you get the best insight and experience in each destination. Our representatives will always be on hand to assist you at airports, train stations and when you check in to your hotel.

Equipment

Our pre-departure information pack has detailed advice on what to pack.

Travel Insurance

It is a requirement of booking this tour with Macs Adventure that you have suitable travel insurance which covers you for cancellation, curtailment, the activity and emergency evacuation and hospital care.

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Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive Delhi Day 2 Discover Delhi Day 3 Delhi to Jaipur Day 4 Palaces of Jaipur Day 5 Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra Day 6 The Taj Mahal and Agra Day 7 Agra- Jhansi by train - Orcha - Khajuraho Day 8 Khajuraho Temples Tour, Fly to Varanasi, Ganges Tour Day 9 Varanasi Day 10 Fly Varanasi to Delhi Day 11 Leave Delhi

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