North India Tours – Plan your holiday in North India with our wide range of Private Guided North India Tours from Delhi.
About North India – The most popular travel destinations in the North of India are Delhi – the capital of India, Agra – Home of the Taj Mahal, Rajasthan – the land of forts and palaces, Kashmir – famous for hillstations like Gulmarg and Sonemarg and Leh,Ladakh, Punjab – Amritsar – the Golden Temple and Himachal Pradesh and the beautiful North East – known for enchanting hill stations.
North India Travel Season: For Rajasthan, Delhi and Agra, October till March is the best time of the year. For Kashmir and Himachal May till September is a good time to travel. However if you prefer snow then October till March is a great time to make the best of it.
North India Tours: Listed below are some of our popular North India tour packages which we have developed over a number of years and tailor made to offer a perfect combination of travel, sightseeing, activities and leisure which is essential to make a holiday totally hasslefree. If you like a travel itinerary and would like to make changes, please let us know. We will be happy to alter it to your liking, budget and other requirements.
5 Days Golden Triangle Tour – This is the famous Delhi-Agra-Jaipur circuit which is a must for anyone coming to India for the first time. It includes Delhi Sightseeing, visit to Taj Mahal and fort at Agra, Fatehpur Sikri, Step wells at Abhineri Village and tour of the famous Pink City –Jaipur where we explore the fort, palaces and museums. Also included is the Elephant Ride!
Itinerary and Details: 5 Days Golden Triangle Tour
8 Days Tour of Rajasthan with Delhi and Agra – This tour covers some of the most historic and significant places in India and happens to be our largest selling package tour. In this tour, after Sightseeing in Delhi, we will travel to Agra and visit the Taj Mahal and the Old Fort. From Agra we will travel to Jaipur and explore the formidable forts and beautiful palaces of the erstwhile rulers.
We will visit Pushkar, which is famous of its annual Camel Festival and also the only existing Brahma Temple in India before traveling to Ajmer where we will visit the Dargah of Salim Chishti – a sage and move on to royal cities of Udaipur and Jodhpur in Rajasthan are famous for Forts, Palaces and Museums. The best season for this tour is December and January when the temperatures are cool and one can enjoy the Indian Sun.
Itinerary and Details: 8 Days Tour of Rajasthan with Delhi and Agra
12 Days Best of Rajasthan Tour – Explore the land of Maharajas – the colorful state of Rajasthan. This tour starts at Jaipur, where we will visit Amber Fort, Maharaja’s City Palace, Armoury Museum, Jantar Mantar and Hawa Mahal – the Palace of Winds. Next we will visit Bikaner which was once a major trading post between Africa, West Asia and the Far East.
We will visit the Camel Breeding Farms; Junagarh Fort and the famous Mata Karni Temple at Deshnoke where rats are worshipped! We will travel to Jaisalmer – a fairy-tale town in the Thar Desert where we will explore the forts and its beautifl Jain temples. Enjoy the evening walking through the colorful bazaars. The next day we will visit the Patwaon Ki Haveli which is known for frescoes before moving to Sam Sand Dunes to witness sunset. From Jaisalmer we will travel to the 15th century city of Jodhpur, which stands at the edge of Thar Desert and is famous as Blue City. We will visit Meherangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada, Sadar Bazaar and Clock Tower markets. On our way to Mount Abu we will visit the Ranakpur Jain temples which are hidden in the dense forests of the Aravalli hills.
At Mount Abu we will explore the Dilwara Temples built in 1031 AD, and visit Nakki Lake which is an artificial lake built at a height of 1200 Mts! We will drive through valleys of the remote and peaceful Aravalli Range to Udaipur which is known as City of Sunrise, and enjoy a leisure boat ride on Lake Pichola, visit City Palace which was built in 1725 and the beautiful Jagdish Temple built in 1651 by Maharaja Jagat Singh.
Later we will visit Sahelion Ki Bari, Bhartiya Lok Kala Museum which has an attractive collection of folk dresses, puppets, ornaments, dolls, masks, folk musical instruments, folk deities and paintings, and visit to Eklingji & Nagda Temples on the bank of Lake Bageela. The next day we will drive to Ranthambhore, En route visit the Chittorgarh Fort and later enjoy an Early Morning Game Drive through Ranthambhore National Park in search of the ever elusive Tiger.
Itinerary and Details: 12 Days Best of Rajasthan Tour
13 Days Classical Rajasthan Tour – This popular travel circuit covers Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Ranakpur and Udaipur. It is a mix of Golden Triangle and some of the famous destinations in the princely state of Rajasthan. This tour starts at Delhi and includes Delhi Sightseeing, visit to Agra where you will see the famous Taj Mahal and Agra Fort, and Fatehpur Sikri on the way to Jaipur. At Jaipur, visit the forts, palace, museum and the enchanting bazaars before moving to Jodhpur which was founded in 1459 A.D. by Rao Jodha, where we will explore Mehrangarh Fort and visit Jaswant Thada. From Jodhpur we will travel to Ranakpur famous for 15th Century Ranakpur Jain Temples dedicated to Tirthankara Rishabhji with 29 halls and 1,444 intricately crafted pillars in Amber stone. Our next stop will be Udaipur which is known as the Venice of the East and is truly a romantic city with its lakes, gardens and temples. We will enjoy the Boat ride at Lake Pichola and later visit the City Palace which has 11 constituent Mahals (palaces), with balconies, towers and cupolas, offering a breathtaking view of the lake and its surroundings.
Itinerary and Details: 13 Days Classical Rajasthan Tour
16 Days Leh to Amritsar Tour – This tour of the Noth India starts at Delhi and takes you to Leh, where we will have a full day sightseeing of famous monasteries Shey, & Thiksey, visit monastery at Likir, a beautiful building, reminiscent of the Potala Palace in Lhasa. From here we drive to Yangtang village to Ridzong monastery, set hidden in a valley.
At Alchi we will vist the famous 11th Centuray Monastery and later journey to excursion to Lamayuru, through some of the most spectacular scenery in Ladakh. On the way back to Leh we will visit Basgo Fort en route. In the evening enjoy the walk through the old Town or the local bazaar. The next day we begin our journey along the legendary road from Leh to Manali across the Great Himalayan Range and visit Tsokar Lake. Enjoy this night in a fixed camp. We will next continue our journey through Nakli La, Lachalung La, the Gata Loops crossing Baralacha Pass and Rohtang Pass, we leave the barren mountains behind and descend into the green and fertile Kulu Valley to Manali.
At Manali we will visit the famous ancient wooden Hadimba Devi Temple, and later travel to Mandi, visiting Rewalsar on the way, where a charming hilltop lake is revered by Sikhs, Hindus and Buddhists. Our Next stop will be Dharamsala which is the seat of Tibetan Govt. in exile and also home to H.H Dalai Lama. We will travel to Amritsar and visit the famous Golden Temple, the main shrine of the Sikhs and the nearby Jalianwala Gardens.
Itinerary and Details: 16 Days Leh to Amritsar Tour
15 Days North India and the Ganges Tour – This tour follows a popular travel circuit which starts at Delhi and takes you to Amritsar, where we visit the Golden Temple and enjoy a Rickshaw ride through the old market. From Amritsar we travel to Dharamsala and experience the unique culture of the Tibetan community around Mc LeodGanj. We will also visit the H.H Dalai Lama Temple and later visit Norbulinga Institute of Tibetan.
Our next stop will be Pathankot where we will visit Church St. John in the Wilderness at Forsyth Ganj which has memorials of various Viceroys from the Britain. From Pathankot we will take a flight to Varanasi and in the evening take a Rickshaw ride through the old parts of the City to Ghats to experience the Evening Puja Ceremony on Dasvamedha Ghat on the banks of River Ganges. Early morning we will take a Boat ride on the Ganges, then walk to the Vishwanath Temple one of the Famous Temple dedicated to the Lord Shiva.
We will travel to Sarnath and visit Chaukandi and Dhamek Stupa build by the Emperor Ashoka in 243 BC and the ruins of the ancient town. Our next stop will be Khajuraho which is famous for its temple structures and “UNESCO –World Heritage Monuments”. Built by the Chandela Dynesty these temples are more than a 1000 years old. We will visit Orchaa Fort near Jhansi on our way to Gwalior where we will explore the Gwalior Fort and visit the Fort complex Man Mandir and the Sas-bahu Temple. From Gwalior we will journey to Agra and visit the Agra Fort and the famous Taj Mahal.
Itinerary and Details: 15 Days North India and the Ganges Tour
12 Days Tour of Golden Triangle with Gujarat – This tour combines the famous Delhi, Agra, Jaipur circuit where we will visit Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri, Jaipur Fort, Palaces and Museum, and takes you to Ahmedabad in Gujrat, where we will visit Gandhi Ashram, Jain Temples, Adalaj stepwell and the handicraft market of Law Garden. Enjoy the traditional and authentic Gujarati cuisine for dinner.
The next day we will take a Heritage walk visiting Swaminarayan Temple, old city settlements, Jumma Masjid which dates back to 1423 A.D and Calico Textiles Museum which is more than 130 years old. Our next stop will be Bajana where we will start the day with Morning safari into The Little Rann Of Kutch which is a paradise for bird watchers. We will later travel to Bhuj where we will visit the Bazar, Aiana Mahal Museum and later enjoy a full day excursion to Banni Villages and exploring their lifestyle, traditions and art.
From Bhuj we will Drive to Gondal en-route visiting Bhujodi to meet the weavers of the community Vankar, also discover the nearby towns of Harijan and Dhamadk which are major center of the traditional block-printing technique of Gujarat. From Gondal which is home of the Royal Family at The Riverside Palace & The Huzoor Palace, we will travel to Bhavnagar, enroute visiting Palitana which has 863 jain temples built over a period of 900 years. We will journey back to Ahmedabad enroute exploring Lothal – a perfect place to get an insight of the Indus Valley civilization.
Itinerary and Details: 12 Days Tour of Golden Triangle with Gujarat
6 Days Tour of Darjeeling and Sikkim – This whirlwind tour of North East India takes you from Delhi to Darjeeling( via Bagdogra) and Gangtok and includes Sightseeing at Darjeeling, visit to Tiger Hill, Ghoom Monastry and Batasia Loop, sightseeing at Gangtok, Chortan Stupa, Institute of Tibetology, Handicrafts & handlooms Institute and Roomtek Monastery along with the famous Tshomgo Lake. There are many more places of interest like Kelimpong, Pelling, Lachung and Yumthang which can be added to the above tour if you have more time available.
Itinerary and Details: 6 Days Tour of Darjeeling and Sikkim
12 Days North India Family Tour – This unique tour starts at Delhi, includes Delhi sightseeing, Pink City of Jaipur – Sightseeing, Ranthambhore Game Drive, visit to the Keoladeo Ghana National Park, Rickshaw ride in Bharatpur, Fatehpur Sikri, Nature walk along the river banks, around the ravines and in the fields surrounding the National Chambal Sanctuary, Chambal River Safari, trip to Bateshwar Temples, Taj Mahal and the mighty Fort at Agra. No matter how young your kids are or how old your mom is, this tour promises to create unforgettable memories that will add a lasting bond to your family, so bring them all and we will ensure a great time for everyone.
Itinerary and Details: 12 Days North India Family Tour
13 Days Ladakh and Kashmir Tour – This magnificent tour covers some of the most beautiful places on Earth. Its my favorite too because I love the mountains, the fresh air and all things natural. This tour starts in Delhi, includes Delhi Sightseeing, a train ride to Chandigarh, visit to Manali, a famous hill station, overland drive to Leh via Rohtang Pass, Lahaul and Spiti Valley, Keylong, Darcha and Sarchu. Sightseeing at Leh, Pangong Lake, Hemis Monastery, Thiksey monastery, sightseeing of Sumoor area and Samstaling Gompa at Nubra Valley, explore Deskit , Hundar and the Sand Dunes, Lamayuru monastery and the adjoining “Moonland” hills on the way to Kargil, also visit Hall of Fame, Gurudwara Pathar Sahib, Magnetic Point, Sangam (confluence of Indus & Zanskar Rivers) and the 11th century Alchi Choskor, driving through Drass reach Sonemarg and Srinagar where we enjoy Shikara ride at Dal Lake and explore world famous Mughal Garden / Nishat Bagh.
Itinerary and Details: 13 Days Ladakh and Kashmir Tour
13 Days Tour of Ladakh and Nubra Valley – The best time to take a Tour of Leh and Ladakh is between May and September, which is more or less peak summer time in India. The other times being around festival dates when one can experience more of culture and celebration. It is a world stuck in time, where traditions and age old values remain unchanged much like the vast and stark landscape where the modern world and its existence no significance. The silence brings more wisdom than all those books combines and this tour is as much about taking a journey within as also about rediscovering an ancient civilization and an alternate way of existence. Its beautiful, yes!
This tour starts at Delhi and takes you across Leh where we will explore the palace and the monasteries, and if it’s the time of festivities, enjoy the traditional ceremonies. Next we will visit Alchi and Ridzong monasteries and drive back to Leh enroute visiting Likir monastery. We will enjoy the evening walk through the bazaar and journey to Nubra Valley where we will visit Samstanling monastery and Panamik Hot Springs where we will have a picknic lunch and later visit Ansa gompa. Back to Leh, we will visit Dishkit monastery, Stok Palace, Phyang & Spituk monasteries.
Itinerary and Details: 13 Days Tour of Ladakh and Nubra Valley
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16 Days Offbeat Rajasthan Tour – This tour is all about romance and adventure. It is a must for couples and families and those who love to immerse themselves in totality, enjoy the moment and savor the shades of existence in all its colors.
This tour starts at Delhi, includes Delhi Sightseeing and takes you to Pushkar, a spiritual destination, where we will visit the Brahma Temple, Pushkar Lake, Man Mahal and Savitri temple before visiting the famous Shrine of Salim Chisti at Ajmer City. Next we will drive to Jojawar and enjoy Horse Ride, enjoy the Rajasthani dinner, dance and music. The next morning we enjoy a train safari that takes you through the beautiful & scenic Aravallis passing through tunnels and bridges overlooking the dazzling lake and the forest around it. The train journey will be followed by the Jeep safari into tribal settlements where we will meet the locals, get to see their lifestyle, have tea with them while watching the sunset. Our next stop will be Udaipur, the city of lakes where we will explore the forts and palaces. We will also visit Ranakpur Jain Temples on our way to Jodhpur the next day.
At Jodhpur we will visit Umaid Bhavan Palace Museum and the massive Mehrangarh fort and move on to our resort at Osian where we will enjoy a camel safari, enjoy a candle light dinner and overnight at Dabdi Dunes. We will safari in the Thar Desert and visit local weavers & the potters and visit famous Osian Temples on your way to nature resort in Sodakore where we will go for village safaris, meet the people and get to know about their lives. From Sodakore we travel to Jaisalmer, explore Jaisalmer fort, Nathmalji ki Haveli, Patwon ki Haveli and Salim singh ki Haveli before moving to Sam sand dunes where we will enjoy dance, music, cocktails and dinner. Our next stop will be Bikaner on the way to Mandawa. We will visit the famous Junagarh Fort, Karnimata Temple(Rat Temple) at Deshnok and move to Jaipur – the Pink City, where we will explore City Palace, Jaigarh Fort, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar and Amber Fort and enjoy the evening stroll through the colorful bazaars.
Itinerary and Details: 16 Days Offbeat Rajasthan Tour
North India Tours – Customizing a Tour – You can ask us to add a night here and there, add certain activities, or change the mode of transportation. If you like different itineraries, we can combine them for you. If you can’t find something that you are looking for just let us know, we will try to arrange it for you.