North India attracts largest number of tourist into India, due to its diverse, culture, wildlife, biodiversity & the magnificent Himalayas. From the romance of Rajput to Mughal monuments, ancient temples & some of the worlds outstanding hotels, it has it all.


11 Days from USD 899 Onwards

Features the famous golden triangle combined with the classical circuit of the erotic temples of Khajuraho & the oldest holy city Varanasi.

Delhi | Mandawa | Jaipur | Bharatpur | Agra | Orchha | Khajuraho | Varanasi | Delhi


Day 1: Delhi/Mandawa (5 hrs drive)

Visit Mandawa village, founded in 1755 by Thakur Nawal Singh & still the home of his descendants, has beautiful frescoes, havelis & mansions. Mandawa is popularly known as 'Castle City of Rajasthan' and considered as open air art gallery of Shekawati region. Shekhawati region houses many decorated Havelis, which showcases age old Rajasthani art and architecture. Enjoy visiting the Chokhani Haveli, Goenka Haveli, Saraf Haveli and Ladia Haveli. You will also visit many antique and murals that showcases the brevity of Shekhawati region.

Day 2: Mandawa /Jaipur (3 hrs drive)

After breakfast transfer to Jaipur. Explore local bazaar for bargain shopping of Jaipur's famous Blue Pottery, textiles, jewellery and decorative items handcrafted by expert artisans.

Day 3: Jaipur

Morning elephant ride to Amber Fort. Later sightseeing tour of City palace, Hawa Mahal (Palace of winds), Jantar Mantar & Amber fort on elephant back.

Day 4: Jaipur/Bharatpur (4 hrs. drive)

Bharatpur is Asia's largest bird sanctuary & located between Jaipur & Agra. Evening rickshaw / canoe tour of the sanctuary to view a variety of migratory birds including the rare Siberian crane.

Day 5: Baratpur/Agra (1 hrs. drive)

Sightseeing of Taj Mahal, Agra fort & Akbar's mausoleum.

Day 6: Agra/Orchha via Jhansi

After breakfast take a train to Orchha. Orchha town was established by Maharaja Rudra Pratap Singh in 1501, as the seat of an eponymous former princely state in the Bundelkhand region. Orchha lies on the Betwa River, just 15 km from Jhansi. On a seasonal island on the bank of the Betwa River, surrounded by a battlement wall, stands a huge palace-fort. The fort consists of several connected buildings erected at different times. The Ram Raja Temple is built on a square base and has an almost entirely plain exterior. Jahangir Mahal, a tiered palace crowned by graceful chhatris has a spectacular view of soaring temple spires & cenotaphs. Strewn around the area are the little shrines & memorials, each with its own poignant history, each contributing to the nostalgic beauty that is Orchha.

Day 7: Orchha/Khajuraho (3 hrs. drive)

After a leisurely breakfast drive to Khajuraho. The Khajuraho group of monuments has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and is considered to be one of the "seven wonders" of India. The temples of Khajuraho, among the world's top most tourist attractions, represent source of the most exquisite specimens of Hindu architecture and sculpture of medieval India. The Khajuraho temples were raised and sculpted elaborately to the finest of details about a thousand years back, between 900 and 1050 AD. Of all 85 temples built, only 22 remain today to speak of the grandeur of conception of the rulers and architects of that era, and the extraordinary creativity and skills of the times. Enjoy Sound and Light Show in the evening.

Day 8: Khajuraho

Local sightseeing tour of Khajuraho. The tour includes a visit to the famous Chandela Dynasty Temples, which are set in a lovely grass park. These temples are amazing - rising in many peaks and spirals intricately carved and designed with statues and friezes. The erotic carvings on these temple walls have made this one of the most talked about tourist site in the country and, perhaps, unmatched in the world. Hostesses clad in silk, shower flowers & "Ittar" (perfume) in the traditional style & flamboyant folk dances herald a sumptuous spread of Chandela delicacies, served in a manner befitting royalty.

Day 9: Khajuraho/Varanasi (by flight)

Visit Eastern & Southern group of temples. Later fly to Varanasi. Sunset boat cruise in the evening around the Aarti on Ghats.

Day 10: Varanasi

Morning visit to Sarnath. Afternoon visits to Museum, Bharat Mata Temple etc. Stupas at Sarnath are magnificient and worth a visit for any traveller. Spend afternoon visiting Bharat Kala Bhavan (Musem with a collection of clay and bronze sculpture, paintings, silks and embroidered textiles) and temples around the area.

Day 11: Varanasi/Delhi (by flight)

After breakfast fly to Delhi for onward journey.


Room with breakfast + air-conditioned car with driver + English speaking/language guide/naturalist for all sightseeing& safari.