Hidden Treasures of North India tour offers an in-depth look at some of India's greatest sights in a super saver affordable price. Explore the genius of Mughal architecture at Taj Mahal, exquisite palaces and massive forts in Rajasthan. Scout for wild tiger stripes in Ranthambore National Park and witness Hindu rituals at Holy River Ganges. Enjoy visual and performing arts with behind-the-scenes access to artists at work and see some private art collections. Visit many colorful villages and sample the foods of different regions.

14 DAYS HIDDEN TREASURES OF NORTH INDIA

Featuring Delhi- Udaipur - Deogarh - Jaipur- Ranthambore NP - Agra - Khajuraho - Varanasi

ESCORTED WITH MINIMUM 12 AND MAXIMUM 20 PASSENGERS. LOCALLY HOSTED IF LESS THAN 12 OR MAKE IT A WORLDVIEW 'PRIVATELY GUIDED' TOUR

Hidden Treasures of North India tour offers an in-depth look at some of India's greatest sights in a super saver affordable price. Explore the genius of Mughal architecture at Taj Mahal, exquisite palaces and massive forts in Rajasthan. Scout for wild tiger stripes in Ranthambore National Park and witness Hindu rituals at Holy River Ganges. Enjoy visual and performing arts with behind-the-scenes access to artists at work and see some private art collections. Visit many colorful villages and sample the foods of different regions.


Day 1 ARRIVE DELHI Late night arrival in Delhi, capital of India. Its history goes back 2000 years. THE GRAND


Day 2 DELHI (B) Tour New Delhi visiting the impressive Qutab Minar, a 234-ft sandstone tower and Humayun's Tomb.

See the Government buildings and presidential palace along the broad and majestic Rajpath. Tour Old Delhi to see the Red Fort, a symbol of Mughal power. Drive through old Delhi and visit Raj Ghat, a memorial to the great Mahatma Gandhi.


Day 3 DELHI- UDAIPUR (B) Fly to Udaipur. The city of Udaipur stands in a valley amid green hills on the banks of the wide, steel blue Lake Pichola. In the afternoon, enjoy a scenic cruise on Lake Pichola including visit to the Jagmandir Palace. THE FATEHGARH BOUTIQUE


Day 4 UDAIPUR (B) Tour of Udaipur, visiting the vast and exquisite City Palace of the Maharana. Amber, jade and colored glass gives the palace a sparkling, yet ethereal quality. See the Fateh Sagar Lake and visit the Jagdish Temple.


Day 5 UDAIPUR- DEOGARH (B) On our drive to Deogarh, visit the beautiful Jain temple at Ranakpur. Built in white marble it has exquisite intricate carvings. Deogarh is a small town surrounded by colorful villages. Participate in a Village Safari. Experience first-hand the true rural life of India not often seen by tourists. DEOGARH MAHAL


Day 6 DEOGARH- JAIPUR (B) Drive to Jaipur. Surrounded on all sides by rugged hills and crowned with forts, Jaipur is aptly called the Pink City of India. ITC RAJPUTANA


Day 7 JAIPUR (B) This morning visit Amber Fort with a thrilling elephant ride. Inside the fort, find lavish courtyards, beautifully decorated halls and the Chamber of Mirrors. Afternoon tour Jaipur city visiting the Royal Observatory and Palace Museum. See the ornate and elaborate Palace of Winds, the Hawa Mahal, a striking landmark of Jaipur. Later explore the exotic 'bazaars' of Jaipur.


Day 8 JAIPUR - RANTHAMBORE (BLD) Drive this morning to Ranthambore Tiger Reserve. Afternoon nature drive by park vehicles. TAJ SWAI MADHOPUR LODGE


Day 9 RANTHAMBORE- BHARATPUR- AGRA (BL) Morning nature drive by park vehicle. A short train ride to Bharatpur and drive to Agra visiting en route Fatehpur Sikri, the once fabled Mughal capital that now lies quietly but wonderfully preserved. THE ITC MUGHAL


Day 10 AGRA (B) Visit the Taj Mahal built by Emperor Shah Jahan in 1648 AD in memory of his Queen. It took the world's best craftsmen and over 20,000 workers almost 20 years to build this dream. Also visit the Agra Fort and sample the arts of the region.


Day 11 AGRA - ORCHHA - KHAJURAHO (BL) A short train ride to Jhansi and then drive to Khajuraho visiting en route palaces and temples of Orchha. TAJ CHANDELA


Day 12 KHAJURAHO (B) Tour the magnificent Khajuraho temples, known for their symmetry and design, and also for their intricate and erotic carvings.


Day 13 KHAJURAHO - VARANASI (B) Fly to Varanasi. With its array of shrines, temples and palaces, rising in several tiers from the River Ganges water's edge, Varanasi is the holiest city for Hindus. Tour Sarnath, the site where Lord Buddha preached his first sermon. Evening witness the prayer ceremonies at the ghats. TAJ GATEWAY/THE RADISSON


Day 14 VARANASI - DELHI - HOME BOUND (B) Early morning boat ride on the Ganges River. Thousands of devout Hindus descend to the holy waters of the Ganges for purification. Fly to Delhi. Later transfer to the airport to connect home bound flight.


TOUR ENDS. HAPPY LANDINGS!

For more information or to book this tour please call (800) 373 0388 or email info@worldviewtours.com.


'PRIVATELY GUIDED'- TRAVEL ANY DAY

  • This tour can be customized to travel any day as a 'privately guided' tour with locally hosted ground arrangements for two or more people traveling together.
  • LAND TOUR PRICES INCLUDE
  • First Class train tickets for any train travel
  • 13 nights hotel accommodations at the mentioned or similar hotels with buffett breakfast daily.
  • Sight-seeing tours with local English speaking guides including entrance fee India expert
  • Tour Director (minimum 10 passengers) or locally hosted
  • Round trip transfers and Baggage handling
  • Tips/gratuities to porters, guides, drivers, waiters for included meals
  • Service charges and hotel taxes

LAND TOUR PRICES DO NOT INCLUDE -International and Internal airfare, any passport and visa fee, any airport taxes, any camera fee at the monuments, any meals except those mentioned, any transportation except those mentioned, tips to room boys, laundry charges, telephone calls or any other charges of personal nature. Nor does it include any end of the trip gratuity to our India expert Tour Director (suggested tipping is $10 per person per day).

TOUR EXTENSIONS

NEPAL- Tours available to Kathmandu, Chitwan National Park and the Pokhara valley.

BHUTAN-The Hidden Kingdom: 7 Days Paro, Thimpu and Punakha.

SRI LANKA - The Land of Happy Discoveries: 6 Days Colombo, Dambulla, Kandy and Nuwara Eliya.

MALDIVES ISLANDS - Travel to the Maldives Islands for a wonderful sun, sand and sea experience. Enjoy the many different islands; the infinite massive lagoons with water of infinite shades of blue; dazzling underwater coral gardens and the warm tropical breezes. This is a perfect combination for a much needed respite before you return to your home city.

For more details on these tour extensions, please call us (800) 373 0388 or email info@worldviewtours.com