India’s streets are among the most fascinating places in the country. By exploring them on foot, you will be able to get in touch with daily life, rich culture and natural splendours. Visit majestic forts, opulent palaces and exquisitely carved temples. Immerse yourself in the vibrant street life on carefully planned heritage walks and encounter rural life up close.
Please wear comfortable shoes as you may need to remove them at some sights and places of worship.
On arrival at the airport, meet your Tour Manager who will assist with the transfer to the hotel for three nights stay in Delhi.
After breakfast a tour briefing by your Tour Manager before we start the walking tour of Old Delhi. This tour will lead you through Dariba Kalan (silver market), Kinari Bazaar (wedding market), Spice Market and Paranthewali Galli. You’ll also see Ganj Sahib Gurdwara, Jama Masjid (Delhi’s famous mosque), Temples, all mingled in together. Lunch relish Mughlai cuisine in a local restaurant. Evening free to relax.
Today we join a Delhi City Walk run by Salaam Baalak Trust. Not only will you be learning about Delhi street life on this tour, but you will also be helping a good cause. The tour, through the streets of the inner city of Paharganj and the area around New Delhi railway station, is led by underprivileged children who have trained as guides. We later visit the historic village of Mehrauli, built around a Sufi shrine. Each monument in the area has a story to tell. Finally, visit Qutub Minar a World Heritage site, this is the tallest brick minaret in the world.
Transfer to board the morning flight to Varanasi. Known for its cultural experience and one of the oldest living cities in the world. Afternoon we explore the silk weaving village observing the art of silk weaving and shop for beautiful souvenirs. Evening walks through the local bazaar to witness the breathtaking evening Ganga Aarti ceremony. Stay two nights in Varanasi.
An early morning start with a heritage walk immerse yourself in the city’s hidden temples, lanes, ghats, bazaars. Enjoy a Sunrise boat ride on the Ganges to witness the perpetual movement of the pilgrims on the steps. After breakfast take an excursion to Sarnath where Lord Buddha preached his first sermon. Vegetarian Thali meal will be our dinner.
Takes a morning train ride to Lucknow, Known as ’The City of Nawabs’ and home to exceptional Islamic and British Rajera architecture, some fascinating bazaars and amazing food. Evening enjoys Culinary Walk and make you hop in, hop out of the traditional roadside eateries, making you try the best that is on the menu. Stay two nights in Lucknow.
Morning enjoy a heritage walk through the old city and visit Teele Wali Masjid and the landmark Bara Imambara. In the afternoon we will explore the traditional bazaar area on foot and visit craft workshops for zardosi and chikan embroidery. Awadhi cuisine will be your dinner today.
Early morning visit the Taj Mahal, the world’s greatest monument of love and devotion with its superb craftsmanship of semi-precious stones inlaid into the marble in beautiful patterns. After breakfast discovers Agra by foot, the journey winds its way through the narrow lanes of Agra, where people can see the grand old havelies, the oriental markets of Kinari Bazaar, Lohar Gali and spice’s street.
Morning visit Mehrangarh Fort, founded in 1459 AD situated on a low sandstone Hill and Jaswant Thada, an imposing Marble Memoriam built in 1899. Afternoon excursion to a Mewari Village to visit the Banjara community, where the men earn their living by livestock farming and women work in the fields.
Moring, we travel to Udaipur. Evening join a guided heritage walk of the city and discover the hidden alleyways, meet locals and various artisans engaged in jewellery making, pottery and bamboo craft. learn about popular legends, living heritage and religious beliefs of this charming town. Stay two nights in Udaipur.
After breakfast visit Udaipur most iconic attraction “City Palace Complex “ with its marble and granite walls laden with miniature paintings, and decorated with tiles, glasswork and mirrors. Later visit the famous Jagdish Temple and on our way, we stop and meet various locals artisans engaged in jewellery pottery and bamboo craft. Concluded the day with a boat ride at Lake Pichola.
Travel by chartered air-conditioned vehicle
Group assistance and transfers
Sightseeing as specified
Meals as specified
THO Tour Manager (minimum 06 people)
Monument entrance fees
Rickshaw ride in Delhi, Jeep ride at Jaipur, Walking food tour in Lucknow, Walking tour of Old Delhi, Airfare Delhi – Varanasi in economy class, Train ticket in air-conditioned class, Boat ride at Varanasi
Bottled water while travelling
All current collectable taxes.
Any International or Domestic Airfare
Airport taxes and Visa fee
Early check-in or late check-out
Meals other than specified above
Tips & Gratuities
Travel & Medical Insurance
Camera and video permits
Expenses incurred due to flight/train cancellation or delay
Any expense of a personal nature, like drinks, laundry, telephone calls, mini bar, etc
Any optional excursion or tour
Any other expense not mentioned in the prices include column
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