Trip summary

  • Departure Delhi
  • End Delhi
  • Countries
  • City
  • Theme Art, history and cultural trips and custom tours
  • Travel style Tailor-made travel
  • Accommodation Standard
  • Flight Excluded
  • Guide Included
  • The tour has met our standards

Description

An exclusive 12-day trip to India, during which you can discover the most famous, renowned, and suggestive spots of this colourful country in Asia.

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An exclusive 12-day trip to India, during which you can discover the most famous, renowned, and suggestive spots of this colourful country in Asia.

A holiday and tour that will make you breathe the rich historical background of India, but also its extraordinary landscapes, its authentic traditions and its architectural and artistic masterworks. The tour takes you to discover the town of Dharamsala, close to the world-famous dwelling of the 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso. Taking part in this travel, you'll discover:

  • New Delhi, the multicultural capital city of India. Here it is possible to find several art galleries and Indian cultural centres, as well as pubs and clubs for your nightlife;
  • Jaipur, rich of colourful markets and bazaar, where you can find precious clothes and handicraft products;
  • Agra, worldwide known thanks to the unequalled beauty of its Taj Mahal, a mausoleum designed according to the Muslim architectural style and also declared Unesco World Heritage Site;
  • Amritsar, home to Golden Temple;
  • Dharamsala, where you can visit the Tsuglagkhang Complex, the largest Tibetan complex outside Tibet, and the wonderful temple of Kunal Pathari, which attracts several believers every day.

You'll comfortably move on board of an exclusive air-conditioned vehicle and stay in elegant hotels. Furthermore, during this tour, you'll also have the chance to taste the Indian culinary tradition, dining with an Indian family in Jaipur.

Detailed itinerary

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  • 1
    Delhi
    Day 1
    Delhi

    Welcome in India! Upon arrival at the international airport of New Delhi, you will be received and transferred to your hotel. After the check-in, your afternoon will be available at leisure.

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  • 2
    Delhi
    Day 2
    Delhi

    In the first half of the day enjoy a city tour covering India Gate, President’s house, Humayun’s Tomb, Qutab Minar, Laxmi Narayan Temple. After lunch enjoy a city tour of Old Delhi covering Jama Masjid, Gandhi Memorial followed by a sound & light show at Red Fort. Overnight at hotel.

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  • 3
    Delhi - Jaipur (290 km - 6 hrs)
    Day 3
    Delhi - Jaipur (290 km - 6 hrs)

    In the morning drive to Jaipur in your exclusive vehicle. On arrival check in at your hotel.

    In the evening take a walking tour of the colorful streets and bazaars of Jaipur City. The beauty of Jaipur is that its unique architecture and town planning is visible at even the most commonest places such as its squares and lanes.

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  • 4
    Jaipur
    Day 4
    Jaipur

    Take a full day long sightseeing tour of Jaipur city that includes the City Palace, Jantar Mantar observatory, Hawa Mahal, Birla temple, Albert hall and excursion to the old capital Amber.

    Here at Amber, you’ll climb to the gates of the majestic fort on an elephant back. The fort displays a beautiful mix of Mughal and Rajput styles of architecture.

    Optional trip to an ethnic village resort where you may enjoy traditional Rajasthani dinner.

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  • 5
    Jaipur - Agra (260 km - 6 hrs)
    Day 5
    Jaipur - Agra (260 km - 6 hrs)

    We will leave for Agra. On the way visit the abandoned citadel of Mughal emperor Akbar known as Fatehpur Sikri. On arrival check in to your hotel. Later visiting of the Taj Mahal and Agra FortFree evening to relax.

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  • 6
    Agra - Amritsar
    Day 6
    Agra - Amritsar

    Today in the morning you'll get on board of a train to reach Amritsar. On arrival you'll be received and transferred to your hotel. Relax and free time for leisure for the rest of the day.

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  • 7
    Amritsar
    Day 7
    Amritsar

    Today is completely free at leisure, you have the chance to explore the Golden Temple in the morning and the Wagah Border in the evening.

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  • 8
    Amritsar - Dharmsala
    Day 8
    Amritsar - Dharmsala

    Early morning travel to Dharamsala in your exclusive vehicle. Upon arrival check-in at the hotel and rest of the day free at leisure to rest and relax.

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  • 9
    Dharamsala
    Day 9
    Dharamsala

    Today you'll have the opportunity to visit the city of Dharamsala on your own. Do not forget to discover the beautiful places related to the Dalai Lama.

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  • 10
    Dharamsala
    Day 10
    Dharamsala

    Feel free to explore Dharamsala according to your personal style.

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  • 11
    Dharamsala - New Delhi
    Day 11
    Dharamsala - New Delhi

    In the morning drive to the airport of Chandigarh in your exclusive vehicle and take the flight to New Delhi. On arrival you'll be received and transferred to your hotel. Check-in and rest of the day completely free at leisure.

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  • 12
    Last day
    Day 12
    Last day

    You'll be transferred at appropriate time to the international airport of New Delhi: end of services.

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  • Prices and conditions

    Price includes

    • Accommodation in a double occupancy room in the specified hotels, or similar
    • Daily breakfast
    • Transportation in an exclusive air-conditioned Tempo Traveller or another one of similar standards
    • Guide during the complete tour
    • Driver’s allowances and parking charges
    • All kind of transport and luxury taxes
    • Assistance at all arrival and departure points
    • Elephant ride in Jaipur
    • Dinner in Jaipur - Indian dinner with an Indian Family
    • Train from Agra to Amritsar in AC 2 tier class
    • Air fare from Dharamshala to Delhi in economy class

    Price does not include

    • Any kind of personal expenses such as tips, laundry, telephone bills and alcoholic beverages
    • It also does not include any meals unless when otherwise specifically mentioned
    • Camera fees (still or movie)
    • Insurance cover
    • International airfare
    • Optional, suggested or unspecified activities

    The cost shown is subject to minimum 2 full paying passengers. Please feel free to ask us to change any hotel in case you want to upgrade, as well as any change in the itinerary.