Delhi - Jaipur - Agra - Jhansi - Orchha - Khajuraho - Varanasi - Kolkata - New Jalpaiguri - Darjeeling - Bagdogra - Delhi
13 Nights / 14 Days
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A tour combining North India with West Bengal can be a fascinating journey that showcases the diverse culture, history, and natural beauty of these regions. The captivating beauty of cities like Varanasi and Khajuraho are known for its timeless attraction one meant for spiritual bliss and another for out worldly creativity respectively. On the other side the inclusion of West Bengal presents the lush green tea estates of Darjeeling, plenty of British Monuments in Kolkata and mesmerizing landscapes on the way of Bagdogra and Jalpaiguri. Let's hop on this adorable journey with the Dream India Tour.
Meet and greet at arrival at Delhi International Airport followed by transfer to the pre-booked hotel. Enjoy the rest of the day as per your leisure.
Begin your tour in the capital city of India, Delhi. Explore the historic landmarks such as the Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Qutub Minar, and India Gate. Visit the bustling markets of Chandni Chowk famous for its delicious street food. The guided tour of Humayun Tomb will open up many interesting facts about this one of its kind mausoleum.
Before winding up the day tour, the inclusion of Lotus and Akshardham Temple can be considered as a good suggestion to explore more about the contemporary architectural brilliance employed in these monuments.
The escorting tour driver will drop you to the hotel after the sightseeing tour.
Jaipur city will be the next destination after Delhi, well connected with the national highway. The transfer will take only a couple of hours and soon you will reach the pre-booked luxury hotel. To admire the beauty of this much celebrated city, a short with selective options like Nahargarh Sunset View, Light & Sound Show at Amer Fort, Pass by Tour of Albert Hall & Birla Temple or exploring the Walled Heritage City after sunset can be exercised.
Soon after breakfast the sightseeing tour of Jaipur City will begin with the accompanying tour guide. Visit to the grand Amer Fort will take a couple of hours with a detailed description of Sheesh Mahal, Jaleb Chowk, water harvesting system during historic times and other significant facts will be explained at length. In the later half of the day, the guided tour of City Palace, Jantar Mantar, and Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds) will be followed by an interesting historic account with an in-depth coverage regarding architectural plan and relevance of monuments in bygone era.
After a full day sightseeing tour, you will be transferred to the hotel for overnight stay.
Another beautiful city on the tour plan will arrive with your transfer to Agra city from Jaipur.
On the way, two historic attractions will be reserved for the guided tour. The first stop will be scheduled at Abhaneri Village where the unparalleled beauty of the Chand Baori Stepwell will leave you amazed with its captivating beauty.
Proceeding further, the Fatehpur Sikri is a UNESCO Heritage Site that was once a fully functioning and thickly inhabited city during the reign of Mughal Dynasty being the capital of the ruling king. The unknown reasons of its overnight abandonment by the inhabitant makes it one place of interest.
After getting dropped at the pre-booked hotel in Agra, rest of the day will be at your leisure.
The most beautiful sight of the entire tour plan will arrive with the sunrise tour of Taj Mahal. Capturing the beauty of this white marble monument with the rays of rising sun makes this Spend a day exploring this magnificent marble mausoleum, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Explore the Agra Fort, ItImad-ud-Daulah (Baby Taj), and take a walk through the bustling streets of the city.
After summing up the day tour, you will be dropped off at the Agra Junction for boarding your overnight train to Jhansi.
At Jhansi Junction, you will be received and assisted by our team member who will take you to Khajuraho by car.
On the way, a scheduled stop at Orchha will take you to the historic marvels of this city that was once a very powerful seat. The major sightseeing attractions include Orchha Fort, Chaturbhuj Temple, Jahangir Mahal and Ram Raja Temple.
Keep moving towards Khajuraho and stay relaxed after checking-in to the pre-booked hotel.
Khajuraho Group of Temples mainly comprises western, eastern and southern groups comprising Jain as well as Hindu temples that typically belong to Nagara Style of temple architecture. These ornate temples are estimated to spread in around 20 sq. km. area but most of them are either destroyed or have been unable to pass the test of time. The major preserved temples are Chausath Yogini temple, Kandatroya Mahadev, Vishwanath temple, and Lakshmana Temple.
After spending a good deal of time exploring the beauty of Khajuraho, get prepared for moving towards the next destination of the tour- Varanasi.
With a direct flight to Varanasi, your arrival at the airport will be assisted by the tour escort. After checking into the hotel, you can become part of the most auspicious Ganga Aarti. Among thousands of glittering diyas and chanting of prayers with an uninterrupted breeze of aromatic scents creates a majestic environment.
Varanasi is one of the oldest living cities in the world and a sacred pilgrimage site for Hindus. The sightseeing tour of the city will begin with a guided tour of the famous ghats like Manikarnika and Dashwamedh. Explore the narrow lanes, visit ancient temples, and experience the spiritual and cultural ambiance of this holy city.
Taking a boat ride in the shimmering water of the holy river is great for capturing the panoramic beauty scattered all around the banks of the river. Take a boat ride on the Ganges River during sunrise or sunset and witness the mesmerizing evening aarti (prayer ceremony) at the ghats.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Varanasi.
Fly to Kolkata, the capital city of West Bengal. Explore the colonial architecture in the old British quarter, visit the iconic Victoria Memorial, and stroll along the vibrant Park Street. Experience the cultural heritage of Kolkata by visiting the Indian Museum, Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity, and the beautiful Dakshineswar Kali Temple. Trying out the local Bengali cuisine, especially the mouth watering sweets like rasgulla and sandesh is an in-built part of the tour.
Classical and contemporary beauty of Kolkata is a captivating combination that attracts everyone towards its distinct speciality.
Siliguri is the largest city near New Jalpaiguri and offers a few attractions worth exploring. Visit the Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary, a beautiful reserve known for its diverse flora and fauna. Take a walk along the banks of the Coronation Bridge, which offers panoramic views of the Teesta River. Explore local markets like Hong Kong Market and City Centre Mall for shopping and dining options.
Upon reaching Darjeeling, visit the Tiger Hill viewpoint to witness a breathtaking sunrise over the snow-capped Himalayan peaks. Explore the picturesque tea gardens, visit the Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, and take a ride on the famous Darjeeling Ropeway. Don't forget to try a cup of Darjeeling tea.
Darjeeling is a picturesque hill station in the Himalayas known for its tea gardens and stunning views of Mount Kanchenjunga. Take a ride on the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (Toy Train), visit the Tiger Hill viewpoint for a breathtaking sunrise, and explore the tea estates. You can also visit the Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park and the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute.
From Bagdogra you will board a scheduled flight for Delhi. This tour ends here.