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Luxury Grand Tour of North India

Amritsar - Chandigarh - Shimla - Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Varanasi - Delhi

Season

Our Packages Include - Unless Otherwise Stated

  • International Flights

  • Meet and Greet

  • All Local Transfers / Transportation

  • Excursions as per Itinerary

  • All Entrance Fees

Itinerary

Luxury Grand Tour of North India, is a heady mix of the ancient with modern and various religious aspects of this land.  Visiting the Golden Temple of Amritsar to the banks of the River Ganges in Varanasi, spiritual heart land of Hinduism and one of the World’s oldest living cities. 
 
From Taj Mahal to the abandoned city of Fatehpur Sikri and the old British summer capital of Shimla and a ride on the famous Toy Train of Shimla.This private and personalised tour will give you plenty of opportunity to see and absorb your surrounding at your own pace with our private guides and drivers.

Day 01

Today arrive Amritsar and once the immigration formalities are completed, you will be met by our representative and taken to your hotel for checking in.

In the evening visit the Golden Temple for the Palki (silver gilded palanquin) Ceremony – carrying the Guru Granth Sahib (Sikh Holy Book).
Overnight Amritsar:  Taj Swarna Hotel.

Day 02

After a hearty breakfast, a half day sightseeing of Amritsar followed in the evening by a visit to the World Famous Wagah Border crossing between India and Pakistan and its colourful parade and lowering of the flags.

Overnight Amritsar:  Taj Swarna Hotel.

Day 03

Today after breakfast drive to Chandigarh and check into your hotel.  After a bit of rest our local guide will meet and take you on a half day sightseeing tour of Chandigarh. 

Return to your hotel and rest of the day at leisure.

 

 

 

 


Overnight Chandigarh:  The Oberoi Sukhvilas.

Day 04

Today after breakfast you will be driven to Shimla and if you want we can drop you off half way in order to take the Toy Train to Shimla, where your driver and local guide will meet you and take you to your hotel.

Rest of the day is your own time to relax and enjoy the surrounding of Shimla and Wildflower Hall.

 

 

 

 


Overnight Shimla:  The Wildflower Hall

Day 05

Today your guide will meet you after breakfast for a full day guided tour of Shimla after which you will have plenty of leisure time to enjoy yourself.

Overnight Shimla:  The Wildflower Hall

Day 06

Today is leisure day.

Overnight Shimla:  The Wildflower Hall

Day 07

Today you will be met and transferred to Delhi.  

 

Upon arrival in Delhi you will be transferred to your hotel for 2 nights stay in the Capital of India.

Overnight Delhi:  The Oberoi New Delhi.

Day 08

Today after breakfast you will be met by your guide and driver for Delhi and taken on a tour of the Old and the New Delhi, with its myriad of historical sites and sounds.  From the heart of Old Delhi – Jama Masjid to the India Gate leading to Lutyens famous Presidential Palace and Government buildings the British Raj created.

Overnight Delhi:  The Oberoi New Delhi.

Day 09

Today you will be driven to Agra, home of the most well-known and greatest tribute to love the Taj Mahal.

Upon arrival check into your hotel the Oberoi Amarvilas, and whether you wish to seat on your balcony or at the bar, take a sip of whatever you fancy with the back drop being of the Taj Mahal.

 

 

 

 

 



Overnight Agra:  The Oberoi Amarvilas.

Day 10

Today you start with a visit to the Taj Mahal where you can take your time and relax as you marvel at this tribute to love.  After which you will be taken to see the Agra Fort, where Shah Jahan the Mogul emperor and builder of the Taj Mahal was kept prisoner by his own son.

Story goes that as Shah Jahan was losing his eye sights, he had a diamond fitted in one corner of a room.  This allowed him to see the tomb of his beloved wife Mumtaz who was buried beneath the Taj Mahal – and later on it is where he was also laid to rest.

 

 

 



Overnight Agra:  The Oberoi Amarvilas.

Day 11

Today you will after breakfast make your way to Jaipur, Capital of Rajasthan and famous for its Pink Architecture.

 

En-route to Jaipur you will visit the abandoned city of Fatehpur Sikri, originally developed as a new capital of the Mogul Rulers, but soon after deserted due to lack of water.  However, the city is still in pristine condition.

Up on arrival in Jaipur you will be taken to your hotel for checking in.

 

 



Overnight Jaipur:  The Oberoi Rajvilas

Day 12

Today is a full day sightseeing of Jaipur including Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar and an Elephant Ride up to the Amber Fort.

 

Jaipur is interlinked too much of Rajasthan’s history and Rajput lives.

Overnight Jaipur:  The Oberoi Rajvilas

Day 13

At the appropriate time you will be transferred to Jaipur Airport and fly to the holy city of Varanasi on the banks of the Ganges.  Up on arrival at Varanasi Airport you will be met and taken to your hotel.

In the evening you will be met and taken to see the evening Arti Ceremony by the River Ganges – ceremony taking place in front of Deities.

 

 

 

 


Overnight Varanasi:  BrijRama Palace

Day 14

​After a visit to the morning Arti Ceremony, you will have a half day tour of Varanasi to take in the sights and sounds of this holy city which is one of the oldest continuous living cities in the World.

A quick 10km excursion takes you to Sarnath, where Lord Buddha gave his first sermon after attaining enlightenment.  Sarnath is also a holy place of the Jains.

Return to your hotel and evening at rest.

 

 

 

 


Overnight Varanasi:  BrijRama Palace

Day 15

Today relax and enjoy Varanasi at your own pace and see the rites and prayers taking place along the Ganges or the multitude of Sadhus to be found in this ancient city.

Overnight Varanasi:  BrijRama Palace

Day 16


After breakfast and at appropriate time you will be transferred to Varanasi Airport for your flight to Delhi.

Upon arrival in Delhi you will be met and transferred to an Airport Hotel for overnight.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Overnight Delhi:  Andaz Hotel by Hyatt

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Day 17

Your driver will come to pick you up at appointed time and transfer you to Delhi International Airport for your flight back home.