Holidays

Classic India

Classic India

Purpose: Culture, History, Spirituality
No. of days: 10 days - 9 nights
First & Last Cities: Delhi
Other cities: Samode, Jaipur, Abhaneri, Fatehpur Sikri, Agra, Jhansi, Orchha, Khajuraho, Varanasi
Starting cost: $1,215
 
Day 1: Delhi
Upon arrival in Delhi you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel.  Overnight at hotel.
 
Day 2: Delhi
We will start our day by visiting a Sikh Temple, Gurudwara Bangla Saheb, and get some insight into this amazing religion. Then, visit Old Delhi where the Mughal era can still be felt in the air.  We will visit Jama Masjid, India’s largest mosque, built by Emperor Shah Jahan with the opportunity to take a cycle rickshaw ride through its principal street, Chandni Chowk.  Continue by driving past massive Red Fort to reach Raj Ghat – the place where Mahatama Ghandi was cremated after his assassination.  After the visit we will drive through New Delhi visiting India Gate (War Memorial), a 137 feet high stone arch featuring the names of 90,000 Indian soldiers who died in the First World War; then, drive past b the President's house & government building and continue to visit the Qutub Minar - a tall tower built to call the devout for prayer at an adjoining mosque. After the visit return to hotel to get ready for this evening’s welcome dinner. Overnight at hotel. [B/D]
 
Day 3: Delhi, Samode, Jaipur
After breakfast at your hotel start the drive to Jaipur stopping en-route for lunch and visiting Samode. A splendid example of regal Indo-Saracen architecture, Samode’s Palace combines the best of Indian and Mughal styles. The 475-year-old palace is a celebration of the senses, underlined at all times by contemporary luxury and the signature service of Samode hotels – a magical hospitality and rare courtesy. After Lunch drive to Jaipur to check-in at the hotel. In the evening proceed to the Birla Temple to witness a Hindu aarti ceremony. Return to the hotel for overnight. [B/L]
 
Day 4: Jaipur
Enjoy breakfast and proceed for the excursion to Amber Fort with a photo stop at Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds) and an elephant ride to climb up to the fort. In the afternoon visit City Palace, a delightful blend of Mughal and traditional Rajasthani architectures and a beautiful palace complex full of treasures now housed in the museum area. Also visit Jantar Mantar or Royal Astronomical Observatory. After the visit explore the local market on your own.  Overnight at hotel. [B]
 
Day 5: Jaipur, Agra
After breakfast be ready for a drive to Agra with a stop en-route at Abhaneri - Chand Baori, one of the deepest step wells in India, located in the village of Abhaneri. After the visit, continue towards Agra, stopping again at the ancient abandoned city of Fatehpur Sikri. After the tour continue the drive to Agra for check-in at your hotel. Evening at leisure. Overnight at hotel. [B]
 
Day 6: Agra, Delhi, USA
Early morning, during sunrise, visit to Taj Mahal (Closed on Friday’s). Taj is known as a monument to Love.  After the visit return to the hotel to enjoy your breakfast. After breakfast visit the impressive Agra Fort and explore beautiful palaces and gardens inside the fort. Later, check out and drive back to Delhi. Upon arrival transfer to the Delhi’s International airport to board your flight back home. [B]
 
[B] = Breakfast | [B/L] = Breakfast and Lunch | [B/D] = Breakfast and Dinner


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Tour includes
  • Arrival and departure transfers
  • Airport assistance on arrival and departure
  • 5 nights accommodation:
    • Delhi – 2 nights
    • Jaipur - 2 nights
    • Agra - 1 night
  • Meals:
    • Daily Breakfast
    • 1 welcome dinner
    • 1 lunch
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
  • English speaking local guide for sightseeing tours at all places
  • English speaking accompanying guide from Delhi to Delhi for parties of 7 pax or more
  • Monument entrances fee as per the itinerary
  • Rickshaw ride in Old Delhi market
  • Elephant ride at Amber Fort (subject to elephant availability)
  • 2 bottles of mineral water per person per day during sightseeing or journey
  • Currently applicable taxes including Govt. Service Tax.
Not included in tour
  • International or Domestic airfares
  • Any taxes and surcharges relating to airfares
  • Travel insurance
  • Wi-Fi at hotels
  • Camera fees at the monuments (if applicable)
  • All alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
  • Other meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Extras and gratuities
  • Early check-in, late check-out
  • Expenses of personal nature

Hotels in your Tour

Category Hotel Name Room Type Tripadvisor
First Class
Delhi Royal Plaza Deluxe 3.5
Jaipur Clarks Amer Deluxe 4
Agra Crystal Sarovar Premier Deluxe City view 4.5
Khajuraho Ramada Superior 4
Varanasi Rivatas by Ideal Superior 4
Deluxe
Delhi Hyatt Regency King 4.5
Jaipur Hilton Hilton Guest 4
Agra Double Tree Hilton Hilton Guest 4.5
Khajuraho Radisson Jass Deluxe 4
Varanasi Radisson Superior 4

Hotels will be confirmed at time of booking


Tour Pricing

Season 2-3 Pax 4-6 Pax 7-9 Pax
Double Single Double Single Double Single
First Class
Jan-Mar $1,359 $1,855 $1,199 $1,689 $1,115 $1,605
Apr-Sep $1,215 $1,555 $1,045 $1,389 $965 $1,309
Deluxe
Jan-Mar $1,615 $2,289 $1,445 $2,119 $1,365 $2,039
Apr-Sep $1,329 $1,759 $1,165 $1,595 $1,085 $1,515
Prices are per person and may change without notice.
US citizens need a valid visa to enter India
 
 
 
Tour Code: IN02DEL20TC
 
 

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Airfare Supplement

Routing Fare
Khajuraho/Varanasi/Delhi $99

* The domestic air portion may be cheaper if calculated as part of the international ticket. Ask you Travel Agent or HWDT to calculate your total fare.