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17 Day Incredible India Tour with Flights

Delhi - Jaipur - Pushkar - Ranthambore - Agra - Varanasi

Roundtrip international flights to India

Modern hotel accommodation with roundtrip transfers airport - hotel

Visit Ranthambore National Park, experience boat ride in Varanasi and sleeper train 

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From $2,399 Typically $3,499 Include flight pp twin share

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Description


Namaste! Are you prepared to discover incredible India with its diverse culture, mouthwatering food, beautiful temples & so much more? This 17-day tour will expose you to some of the most iconic and must-visit cities in India. Begin your holiday with a flight to Delhi, the capital of India. Here, visit the Red Fort, take a walk through the tiny laneways in Chandni Chowk market and visit Raj Ghat - the cremation place of Mahatma Gandhi. You will also have the opportunity to tick off a visit to the spectacular India Gate and Qutub Minar from your bucket-list. Next make your way to Jaipur, the pink city where you will be able to stop by the famous monkey temple! Enjoy a camel ride in the Pushkar desert before heading to the Pushkar Lake - the one and only worship place of Lord Brahma. Next, make your way to Ranthambore where you will have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to spot tigers on a wildlife safari. If that isn't enough, the real highlights of your trip will be seeing the Taj Mahal in Agra at sunrise and taking a boat ride on the Ganges in Varanasi! 

Itinerary


Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6 Day 7 Day 8 Day 9 Day 10 Day 11 Day 12 Day 13 Day 14 Day 15 Day 16 Day 17

Day 1

Australia India

Your adventure starts today with your flight to Delhi. 

Meals included: inflight only

Day 2

Delhi

At the Airport meet and greet your driver and from there you will be transferred to your hotel.

Accommodation: Sun Star Grand Hotel or similar, Delhi
Meals included: inflight only

Day 3

Delhi

After breakfast, visit Red fort from outside, Jamia Mosque followed by a walk in Chandni Chowk Market, Raj Ghat (cremation place of Mahatma Gandhi) pass through the city centre Connaught Place, India Gate and parliament house. Time to stop for lunch if necessary, post lunch we will visit Shikh Temple, Lodhi Garden, Lotus temple and Qutub Minar.

Accommodation: Sun Star Grand Hotel or similar, Delhi
Meals included: breakfast

Day 4

Delhi  Jaipur

After breakfast drive to the beautiful city of Jaipur. Visit the colourful markets.

Accommodation: Hyphen Ujjwal Hotel or similar, Jaipur
Meals included: breakfast

Day 5

Jaipur

After breakfast, visit Amber Fort. Later visit the Palace of Winds, Nahargarh Fort, Jal Mahal, and Jantar Mantar (Observatory). The highlight of the day will be the visit to Jaipur’s famous monkey temple.

Accommodation: Hyphen Ujjwal Hotel or similar, Jaipur
Meals included: breakfast

Day 6

Jaipur Pushkar

After breakfast drive to Pushkar. On arrival, check-in at the hotel. After fresh-up, rest of the day is free for leisure. Evening Camel ride in the nearby desert with the local camel traders, you can also visit the local market or enjoy the hotel’s recreational facilities.

Accommodation: Kanj Avtar Resort or similar, Pushkar
Meals included: breakfast

Day 7

Pushkar

In the morning, we will visit the famous Pushkar Lake that is believed to be the one and only worship place of Lord Brahma in the whole universe, we also visit the Lord Brahma temple and Cattle fairground where the world-famous Pushkar Cattle Fair held every year.

Accommodation: Kanj Avtar Resort or similar, Pushkar
Meals included: breakfast

Day 8

Pushkar  Ranthambore

After breakfast take your journey to Ranthambore. Arrive in Ranthambore and check into your hotel.

Accommodation: Ranthambore National Resort or similar, Ranthambore
Meals included: breakfast

Day 9

Ranthambore Jungle Safari

Early morning drive to the Ranthambore Jungle with the naturalist in the Canter (Open roof) to spot tigers and wildlife. The safari lasts for 2-3 hours. Return to the hotel for breakfast, day free to relax at the hotel, enjoy the lunch at your hotel. Later free time in the hotel. (Optional visit on direct payment Ranthambore forest again with the naturalist in the evening).

Accommodation: Ranthambore National Resort or similar, Ranthambore
Meals included: breakfast

Day 10

Ranthambore  Agra

After breakfast drive to Agra. En-route visiting Chand Baori or Fatehpur Sikri. Arrive in Agra and check-in at the hotel. (Evening Kalakriti Tour is optional).

Accommodation: Siris - 18 Hotel or similar, Agra
Meals included: breakfast

Day 11

Agra to Varanasi by overnight sleeper train

Early morning, visit the Taj Mahal at sunrise time. Return to the hotel for breakfast, later visiting Agra Fort, after visit spend the day shopping in Agra. Later drive to the train station in Agra or in Delhi (Subject to availability of seats) to board the overnight train to Varanasi.

Accommodation: Overnight sleeper train in a 4 berth bay
Meals included: breakfast

Day 12

Varanasi

Arrive at the train station, meet and greet driver, then transfer to the Hotel. At evening, get ready to experience one of the most memorable moments of your life, as you will be taken to the River Ganges. Enjoy Ganga Aarti. Get a glimpse of the spiritualism at the Ganga Ghats (riverfront).

Accommodation: Hotel Meadows or similar, Varanasi
Meals included: none

Day 13

Varanasi  Delhi

Early morning, we will be taken for a boat ride on the Ganges. It is a mystical and spiritual experience as you watch people offering water to the Sun God and devotees taking a holy dip in the river water. We will visit all the famous Ghats of Varanasi via boat. Later visit the most religious Kashi Vishwanath temple,  the Bharat Mata temple, Sankat Mochan (Hanuman temple), Manas Mandir, BHU. Come back to the hotel for breakfast. Later in the afternoon, we will take you for an excursion to Sarnath. Sarnath is the place where Buddha delivered his first sermon to his disciples. The attractions at Sarnath are the Buddha temples, the Dhame Khan Stupa, Chaukhandi Stupa and the archaeological museum. Evening drive to the railway station to board the overnight train to Delhi.

Accommodation: Overnight sleeper train in a 4 berth bay
Meals included: breakfast

Day 14

Delhi

Arrive Delhi (overnight train) and transfer to the hotel for overnight.

Accommodation: Sun Star Grand Hotel or similar, Delhi
Meals included: none

Day 15

Delhi

A day at leisure for shopping, relaxing or further exploration of Delhi.

Accommodation: Sun Star Grand Hotel or similar, Delhi
Meals included: breakfast

Day 16

Delhi  Australia

Transfer to the airport for your flights back to Australia.

Meals included: inflight only

Day 17

Australia

Arrive home.

Meals included: inflight only

Inclusions & Exclusions


Inclusions

  • Return economy class airfare from Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide*, Hobart* and Canberra* (*surcharges apply)
  • International flights with Singapore Airlines, Cathay Pacific Airways, Thai Airways, Malaysia Airlines, Air India or Tiger Airways Singapore including meals and baggage (subject to availability)
  • Roundtrip airport to hotel transfers
  • 12 nights 3* hotel accommodation^ on a twin-share basis with private bathroom facilities (^Upgrade to 4* hotel accommodation at additional cost, subject to availability)
  • 2 nights air-conditioned sleeper train
  • Meals as indicated: 13 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 4 dinners
  • All transfers, sightseeing excursion as per program using private air-conditioned Vehicle.
  • English speaking local guide for all the visits as per program.
  • Ranthambore National Park visit
  • Boat ride in Varanasi

 

Accommodation

  • Delhi - Sun Star Grand Hotel or similar
  • Jaipur - Hyphen Ujjwal Hotel or similar
  • Pushkar - Kanj Avtar Resort or similar
  • Ranthambore - Ranthambore National Resort or similar
  • Agra - Siris - 18 Hotel or similar
  • Varanasi - Hotel Meadows or similar

 

4-star Accommodation Upgrade (available at checkout)

Twin-share Upgrade: $600 per person

Single Upgrade: $800 per person

  • Delhi - Holiday Inn Mayur Vihar or similar
  • Jaipur - Park Regis Hotel or similar
  • Pushkar - Aaram Baagh Palace or similar
  • Ranthambore - Shergarh Resort or similar
  • Agra - Four Points By Sheraton Hotel or similar
  • Overnight train - 4 berths mixed-gender bay with bathroom facilities at the end of each carriage.
  • Varanasi - Hotel Amaya or similar

Exclusions

  • Any visas as required
  • Travel insurance (strongly recommended)
  • Meals not mentioned
  • Drinks
  • Any additional requests.
  • Tips

 

Child Policy

Children must be at least 8 years of age to participate in this tour and must be accompanied by a responsible adult 18 years old and over to travel. No unaccompanied minors are allowed.

 

Single Supplement

The additional supplement for a single traveller is $799.

Looking to save on the single supplement? Join our Facebook group - Solo Traveldreamers to connect with other solo travellers or call us on 1300 350 263.

Departure Dates


FEB 2020
01 st
Saturday 01 Feb 2020  ‐  Monday 17 Feb 2020
FEB 2020
08 th
Saturday 08 Feb 2020  ‐  Monday 24 Feb 2020
FEB 2020
15 th
Saturday 15 Feb 2020  ‐  Monday 02 Mar 2020
FEB 2020
22 nd
Saturday 22 Feb 2020  ‐  Monday 09 Mar 2020
FEB 2020
29 th
Saturday 29 Feb 2020  ‐  Monday 16 Mar 2020

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