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Classic India: Culture, Architecture & People

India, Asia

from $7,595* per person 15 Days March, November
Luxury accommodations Exertion level: 4
Operator: Myths and Mountains 12 people max
  • International airport authority of india, delhi
  • Culture & Nature trips
India is a country with many cultural and architectural treasures – the Taj Mahal, the caves of Ajanta and Ellora, the Hindu temples of Khajuraho, Varanasi, South Asia’s richest collection of prehistoric paintings, the Buddhist temples of Sanchi, and the beautiful Islamic provincial architecture of Mandu. This trip does it all, traveling from Delhi, through Jaipur and Agra, down to Varanasi and over to Bhopal, before finishing in Mumbai. Not only will you visit some of the most spectacular treasures of India, but you will have time to meet people, get a sense of the many great religions that are part of India’s heritage, and even sneak in a visit to one of the wildlife parks – all in about 15 days!

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Special information

  • This is a custom departure, meaning this trip is offered on dates that you arrange privately with the provider. Additionally, you need to form your own private group for this trip. The itinerary and price here is just a sample. Contact the provider for detailed pricing, minimum group size, and scheduling information. For most providers, the larger the group you are traveling with, the lower the per-person cost will be.
  • May accommodate certain types of disabilities. Contact the operator for more information.
  • Self-guided (includes hotels, maps, luggage transfer, etc but no guide).

Itinerary

Day 1     Arrive in Delhi None
Day 2     Tour Delhi including Jain Temple, Red Fort, Crafts Museum and Gandhi Memorial BD
Day 3     Take the Shatabdi Express to Agra; Explore the Agra Fort and Taj Mahal BD
Day 4     Stop at either Keoladeo Ghana National Park or Fatehpur Sikri on way to Jaipur BL
Day 5     Tour Amber Fort, City Palace and Jantar Mantar B
Day 6     Fly to Varanasi B
Day 7     Enjoy a boat ride on the Ganges; Visit to the holy city of Sarnath B
Day 8     Fly to Khajuraho B
Day 9     Tour Panna National Park. Drive to Orchha. BLD
Day 10     Drive to Jhansi and catch Shatabdi to Bhopal; Visit Tribal Habitat BLD
Day 11     Explore Sanchi and the Great Stupa BL
Day 12     Tour Bhimbetka Hill before heading to Indore/Mandu BLD
Day 13     Visit Mosque of Dilwar Kahn, Jahan Mahal, Hoshang Shah´s tomb, Sagar Talao; Fly to Mumbai BL
Day 14     Fly to Aurangabad; Drive to Ellora; Explore Little Taj B
Day 15     Drive to Ajanta. Fly to Mumbai to connect with flight home. BL

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