Highlights of India with Varanasi Summer 2019

Tour Type: CostSaver
Brochure Type: Asia Costsaver 2019

Discover India's wealth of history, culture and colour as you visit some of India's most famous sights, hunt for tigers at Ranthambore and observe the locals bathing in the holy River Ganges

Sightseeing Highlights
  • Agra Visit the Red Fort and the Taj Mahal at sunrise
  • Delhi Visit Jama Mosque, Humayun's Fort and see the Red Fort
  • Jaipur Visit the Amber Fort and view the Palace of Winds
  • Ranthambore Visit Ranthambore National Park
  • River Ganges At dusk witness an Aarti Ceremony on the ghats of the River Ganges
  • Varanasi Visit the Durga Temple and drive through Benaras Hindu University
Dining Highlights
  • 11 Buffet breakfasts
  • 3 Lunches
  • 4 Dinners
First class travel Highlights
  • Audio Headsets Provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Variety of Optional Experiences
  • City orientation tours
  • An expert Travel Director and separate driver
  • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes

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Tour Operator
Trafalgar Tours
Offer
Offer valid through 12/31/2018
Duration
12 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1DelhiArrive Delhi (3 Nights): Welcome to India! Upon arrival at Delhi International Airport, transfer to your hotel. This evening meet your Travel Director and fellow guests for a welcome briefing and dinner.Dinner
Taj Dwarka
Day 2DelhiDelhi Sightseeing: This morning visit Old Delhi, which was once the capital of the Mughal Empire with its stunning masterpieces of architecture. See the Red Fort which served as the residence of the emperors for 200 years. Later visit the Jama Mosque, another example of magnificent Mughal architecture and also one of the largest mosques in India. Hop onto a rickshaw to explore Old Delhi and get a closer look at the locals going about their daily business. Afterwards continue to New Delhi by coach and drive past several government buildings before arriving at Humayun's Fort for a visit. Later return to the hotel to spend an evening at leisure.Buffet Breakfast
Day 3DelhiDelhi: Today discover Delhi at your own pace or perhaps choose to join an optional Old Delhi Food Tour followed by a visit to Qutub Minar.Buffet Breakfast
Day 4JaipurDelhi - Jaipur (2 Nights): After breakfast travel on to Jaipur, the capital of the state of Rajasthan. On arrival check-in to your hotel and spend the remainder of the day at leisure or perhaps venture out and explore the local market.Buffet Breakfast
Clarks Amer
Day 5JaipurJaipur Sightseeing: Choose to make an early start with our Optional Experience and observe a typical morning for many Hindus which includes temple prayers and the daily shop. Return to the hotel for breakfast and rejoin your fellow travellers for a visit to the Amber Fort, which was once the residence of Rajput rulers and now a UNESCO World Heritage site. After visiting this architectural wonder, make a brief stop at the Palace of Winds, built to enable ladies of the royal household to watch city life without being seen from outside. Spend the afternoon at leisure or perhaps join an optional heritage walking tour. Dinner this evening is at a local restaurant.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
Day 6RanthamboreJaipur - Ranthambore (2 Nights): Today wave goodbye to Jaipur and continue on to the Ranthambore National Park. On arrival check-in to your hotel and after lunch, join a game drive in this wildlife reserve which was once a hunting ground of the 'Maharajas'. The park is famous for its tigers and due to conservation efforts; the tiger population has stabilized if not increased here. The tigers can be spotted quite often even during the day as well as other wildlife including wild boar, deer, hyenas, monkeys, leopards and around 300 species of birds, Later this evening dinner is at the hotel.Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Ranthambore Heritage Haveli
Day 7RanthamboreRanthambore Sightseeing: Start the day with an early morning park visit followed by breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy a relaxing morning at leisure and after lunch venture out into the park for a final visit. Aside from the wildlife there are also many ruins of bygone eras scattered around as well as the majestic 1000 year old Ranthambore Fort located on top of a hill overlooking the park. Later return to the hotel for dinner.Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 8AgraRanthambore - Agra: After breakfast at the hotel continue your Indian adventure with a journey to Agra by road. Make a stop en route for lunch at a local restaurant in Bharathpur and on arrival in Agra check-in to your hotel . Spend the afternoon at leisure or consider taking an optional trip to the Agra Fort. This evening perhaps join our optional dinner as a farewell to your fellow travellers some of who might be extending their trip on to Varanasi the following day.Buffet Breakfast, Lunch
Clarks Shiraz
Day 9VaranasiAgra - Delhi - Varanasi (2 Nights): Make an early start this morning with a visit to the Taj Mahal at sunrise when its white marble exterior reflects rose and golden tints. It is located on the banks of the River Yamuna and was built by Mughal Emperor in 1632 in memory of his beloved queen. Return to the hotel for breakfast and afterwards transfer to Delhi International Airport for your flight to Varanasi. On arrival check-in to your hotel.Buffet Breakfast
Clarks Varanasi
Day 10VaranasiVaranasi Sightseeing: This morning take an early scenic boat cruise on the holy River Ganges at sunrise. See the city slowly coming to life along the ghats and observe the locals bathing in the holy water. Return to the hotel for breakfast and afterwards depart for your city sightseeing with visits to the courtyards of the Bharat Mata Temple, the Durga Temple and the Vishwanath Temple. Later drive through Benaras Hindu University before returning to the hotel. The remainder of the afternoon is at leisure and at dusk make a final visit to the River Ganges to witness an Aarti ceremony taking place on the ghats. It is an uplifting spiritual ritual that uses fire as an offering to the Goddess Ganga in the form of a small diya with a candle and flowers that are floated down the river, a truly magical experience.Buffet Breakfast
Day 11DelhiVaranasi - Delhi: Today is yours to relax or explore further. This afternoon perhaps take an optional trip to Sarnath, one of the four holy Buddhist sites sanctioned by Buddha himself for pilgrimage. Later transfer to the airport for your evening flight to Delhi.Buffet Breakfast
Taj Dwarka
Day 12Depart DelhiDepart Delhi: Transfer to Delhi International Airport for your onward flight.Buffet Breakfast
Dates/Pricing

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November 23, 2019Land Price - FullQuote
December 14, 2019Land PriceQuote
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  • Highlights of India with Varanasi Summer 2019

    Tour Type: CostSaverBrochure Type: Asia Costsaver 2019Discover India's wealth of history, culture and colour as you visit some of India's most famous sights, hunt for tigers at Ranthambore and observe the locals bathing in the holy River GangesSights...


  • Highlights of India with Varanasi Summer 2019

    Tour Type: CostSaverBrochure Type: Asia Costsaver 2019Discover India's wealth of history, culture and colour as you visit some of India's most famous sights, hunt for tigers at Ranthambore and observe the locals bathing in the holy River GangesSights...

 
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