East to West North Expedition – 26 Days

Tour Highlights

  • Explore the wonders of India’s capital in New & Old Delhi
  • Enjoy the wonders of train travel around North India
  • Take a sunrise & sunset boat ride along the Holy Ganges River in Varanasi
  • Witness the magical beauty of the temple of love The Taj Mahal
  • Experience Tibetan & Buddhist culture in Himalayan town of Dharamsala
  • Stalk some wildlife in Bandhavgarh National Park
  • Wander & explore the ancient palaces in Orchha
  • Awe at the beauty of The Pink City of Jaipur and shop till you drop
  • Hike up to the mighty Mehrangarh Fort of Jodhpur
  • Cruise the tranquil waters of Udaipur’s Lake Pichola
  • Experience the quaint village off the beaten track at “Bundi”
east to west expedition

Itinerary

Days 1 & 2 – New Delhi – India’s Capital

  • Arrive international airport, private taxi pickup and transfer to hotel
  • Laid out by British architect Edwin Lutyens, the Indian capital is a striking modern metropolis. A gracious contrast to Old Delhi’s winding streets, the grand avenues and stately buildings of New Delhi are rich with history and culture, from Gandhi’s Delhi home (and the site of his assassination) to the tomb of Humayun
  • Sights: Jama Masjid Mosque, Mahatma Gandhi Memorial, India gate & Connaught Place

Stay 2 nights New Delhi 

Day 3 – Dharamasala|McLeod Ganj – Himalayan Hill Station

  • After Breakfast taxi transfer to Delhi domestic airport for flight to Dharamsala
  • Dharamsala” literally means “a spiritual dwelling” and in loose translation as a shelter or rest house for pilgrims and travellers, you will not be disappointed with this beautiful hill station
  • Most travellers choose to stay in the hub of McLeod Ganj, home to HH the 14th Dalai Lama

Day 4 – Dharamasala/McLeod Ganj

  • Most sightseeing can be done on foot in and around McLeod Ganj,
  • Enjoy the array of temples, shops, cafes, and restaurants
  • Take a visit the Dalai Lama Temple and listen to some public discourse and teachings

2 nights in Dharamasala

Day 5 – Dharamasala/Varanasi

  • Enjoy a leisurely morning before departing to airport for flight at approx. 12 noon to Varanasi
  • Arrive Varanasi transfer to hotel overlooking Ganges River and relax with dinner in your hotel

Day 6 – Varanasi – The Holy Hindu City

  • Visit Tiwari Travel shop to discuss upcoming sightseeing excursions
  • Early morning walks along the Ganges River “ghats” to witness all the local life
  • Evening sunset boat trip on Ganges to witness Hindu Aarti Fire Ceremony
  • Dinner at traditional North Indian “Vegetarian Thali” dish at local restaurant

Day 7 – Varanasi

  • Sunrise boat trip Ganges River to witness the “burning cremation ghats”
  • Local Sightseeing of temples & markets
  • Enjoy a cycle Rickshaw through the local streets
  • Dinner at traditional North Indian “Vegetarian Thali” dish at local restaurant

Day 8 – Varanasi

  • Mid-morning visit to the Buddhist town of Sarnath an ancient Buddhist pilgrimage site
  • Rest of day Free day to shop/relax

4 nights in Varanasi

Pricing – From $3,495 per person – 26 Days

Is dependent on number of travellers and type of hotels booked.
• Off season Prices are discounted by 20% – 1st May to 31st August. (t & c’s apply)

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