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Discover the great historical past of North India with North India historical tour package.

North India Historical Tour

Escorted Tour
Jama Masjid Delhi
Tour Duration: 13 Nights / 14 Days
Destinations Covered: Delhi - Amritsar - Jaipur - Agra - Orchha - Khajuraho - Varanasi

Day 1: Delhi
You will be received in a traditional Indian manner by our representative at the Indira Gandhi International Airport who will help you with the further immigration formalities. Thereafter, you will be transported to a plush hotel where, after enjoying a flavorsome dinner, you can relax and rejuvenate yourself for the trip scheduled for the next day.

Day 2: Delhi
After a sumptuous early morning breakfast at the hotel, you will hit the road to discover Delhi - the capital city of India. The tour will embark with a soothing walk in the lawns of Raj Ghat - a memorial dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi. Thereafter, you will drive past the majestic Red Fort and enjoy a bicycle rickshaw ride in the streets of Old Delhi where the fascinating culture will be awaiting to enthrall you. From here, you will visit the pious Jama Masjid - an ancient mosque commemorating the Mughal period. Once you're overwhelmed by the walled city of Old Delhi, you'll be toured to some other striking places in the new city. These include the royal watch tower - Qutub Minar, followed by the grand war memorial - India Gate, the Parliament House, and the Rashtrapati Bhavan. If you are left with sufficient time in hand, you can also catch up with a visit to the Lotus Temple. After discovering the colorful capital the entire day, you will be escorted for a cultural dance performance at the hotel in the evening. Pamper yourself with delightful dinner thereafter and retire for the day.

Day 3: Delhi - Amritsar
The next destination is Amritsar which is situated at a six-hour train journey's distance. You'll leave the hotel after having a splendid breakfast. Our representative will receive you at Amritsar Railway Station and escort you to the magnanimous Golden Temple, whose tomb is covered with solid gold. The traditional Sikh culture will entice you while the spirituality of this place will bind you to itself. The most charming sight is the holy pool which sprawls the inner compound of the Gurudwara. After this vibrant experience, you can splurge some greens on pampering your taste buds in the evening. Visit a traditional restaurant and discover the flavors of Punjab with different cuisines. Thereafter, stroll around the nearby shopping hubs. End the day with a relaxing sleep at the hotel room.

Day 4: Amritsar
You will be served with a light traditional Punjabi breakfast in the morning after which you will be driven to Wagah Border, the international border India shares with Pakistan. The gate opening ceremony held here is a treat for the eyes and a must-watch. The elegance and discipline is highly remarkable during the entire ceremony while the parade performed is simply spectacular. After this appealing spectacle, you'll be driven to the Jalianwala Bagh, the same place where India witnessed the massive bloodbath during the freedom struggle. From history to royalty, the next destination is the majestic place of Maharaja Ranjit Singh. Situated in the midst of the lush green Ram Bagh, the summer palace is an archetype of Lahore's Shalimar Bagh. The intricate artwork and unique architecture of the palace is bound to mesmerize you. Return back to the hotel for overnight stay.

Jal Mahal Jaipur
Day 5: Amritsar - Delhi - Jaipur
Day five transports you back to Delhi by train, with breakfast being served on-board. After you reach Delhi, you will be right away driven to the Pink City of Jaipur. After a strenuous yet pleasurable five-hour drive, the capital of Rajasthan will at your footsteps. This unique and splendid city offers you a trip to the realms of the unreal. As you pass by the magnificent palaces and grand fortresses, the time will stop by you leaving you spellbound. The evening is scheduled at the famous Birla Temple, boasting of the colorful yet religious life of the capital city. The evening Aarti here is bound be a soul turning experience. Your overnight stay is arranged at the hotel.

Day 6: Jaipur
Start your with a delectable Rajasthani breakfast at the hotel, after which you'll be taken on an adventurous excursion to the imperial Amber Fort via an exciting elephant ride in the true Maharaja style. Under these forbidden exteriors lies the artistic architectural wonder, leaving the spectators awestruck. The beautiful City Palace, Jantar Mantar, and stunningly crafted Hawa Mahal will be the sightseeing attractions in the afternoon. The evening is at your behest wherein you can explore the local bazaars picking up souvenirs and traditional stuff. Overnight stay will be at the hotel.

Day 7: Jaipur - Agra
Day seven is scheduled for a road trip to Agra, after a tummy-filling Rajasthani breakfast at the hotel. Fatehpur Sikri will be a stopover before you continue your journey to the city of love - Agra. A sandstone marvel built by Mughal Emperor Akbar, Fatehpur Sikri is a red pristine palace. En-route, visit the Bulund Darwaza - the largest gateway in the world. Upon your arrival in Agra, our executive will help you check into the hotel. The city, which saw the rise and fall of the Mughal Empire, still oozes out the past, which lingers in the narrow streets of Agra. Spend the night at the hotel.

Day 8: Agra
After an early morning breakfast at the hotel, you will straightaway dive into the heart of Agra, with a visit to one of the wonders of the world - the Taj Mahal. The Taj is an architectural as well as a historic wonder, attracting about half the Indian tourist traffic. This is a living example of the undulating eternal love built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, which marks not only a geographical area, but also serves as a bookmark in Indian as well as world history. After Taj, you will visit Agra Fort - built by Akbar in 1525 AD. The Fort is a cluster of a number of small palaces famous for their unique style of architecture. After a day's of enthralling sightseeing tour, call it a day at the hotel.

Day 9: Agra - Jhansi - Khajuraho
Take an early morning at the hotel, after which you'll be transported to the railway station to board the train for your onward journey to Jhansi. From here, our representative will escort you to Orchha, your next tourist attraction in your itinerary. It is a beautiful city which conserves the heritage of the Bundela rulers, in its original primitive form. The town is famous for its umbrella-shaped domes, known as 'Chattris', and its notable palace, located in its heart. Enjoy the beautiful views of River Betwa flowing by the walls of the palace. Later, you'll be driven to the ancient city of Khajuraho, renowned for its captivating temples and primeval caves. Check-in at the hotel upon your arrival in Khajuraho and take a short nap. Visit the nearby places in the evening and spend the night at the hotel, post a traditional Indian dinner.

Day 10: Khajuraho
Have an early breakfast at the hotel and proceed for the sightseeing tour of Khajuraho. To begin with, you'll be visiting the well-known temples, which are also a great piece of art, adorned with intricate carvings and artwork on the walls and ceilings. Enjoy the lunch at the restaurant, adjacent to the temple complex. Return to the hotel for a quick rest period spend the other half of the day visiting the compelling Jain Temples situated in the eastern part of the city, famous for their elaborate stone carvings. A light and sound show is organized at the Western Temple Complex in the evening. Call it a day at the hotel.

Day 11: Khajuraho - Varanasi
Post an early morning breakfast at the hotel, you will be escorted to the airport to board the flight to Varanasi. Our representative will greet you and accompany you to the hotel. The City of Temples, Varanasi has a lot to offer, right from spiritual bliss to architectural delight to the sacred River Ganges to the magnificent carpet factories. Your day at Varanasi begins with a tour to Sarnath, 5 miles on the outskirts of the city. This holy Buddhist pilgrim site is home to a number of ornate Buddha sculptures, including the sight where he preached the first sermon and the ruins of once a Buddhist monastery. Take your dinner and relax amidst the comfort of your hotel room.

Day 12: Varanasi
Early morning at 5, you will be driven to the sacred Daswamedh Ghat to witness one of the best experiences of your life. Check out the cremation ceremony performed as per Hindu rituals. Thereafter, enjoy a boat ride in River Ganges to capture the sunrise unfolding before you. Stay back at the Ghats to see the morning rituals being carried out. En-route to the hotel, visit the Kashi Vishwanath Temple. Freshen up and indulge in an appetizing breakfast. Proceed with a tour of the city. Bharat Mata Temple, 18th century Durga Temple, and Tulsi Manas Temple are some historic sites to see. Banaras Hindu University (BHU) would be your last stop for the day. This biggest residential university in Asia and one of the oldest universities in India offers an art gallery and mosque built by Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb to marvel at. Overnight stay will be at the hotel.

Day 13: Varanasi - Delhi
Enjoy the delicious breakfast served at the hotel and move out to explore the city on your feet. Check out the local market to pick up some traditional curios or visit the Ghats yet again before you travel back to the airport. Complete the formalities and board the flight to Delhi. Our representative will receive you and escort you to the hotel. After a luxurious dinner, you are free to relax in the comfort of your deluxe room.

Day 14: Delhi
The last day of the tour is at your command. Breakfast will be served to you at the hotel. You can either laze during the day or visit some popular destinations. Besides, the markets of Delhi can also be explored. In the evening, the 'Dances of India' show will keep you occupied, after which you'll be treated with a luxurious multi-cuisine dinner. The tour ends as you are accompanied to the Indira Gandhi International Airport for your onward travel.

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