We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Heart & Soul of India (18 Days)

Save
Share
Likely To Sell Out
Select Date and Travelers
From
$3,156.00
(Price varies by group size)
Date
2 travelers
Options
Select tour language
Overview
What to Expect
Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Delhi

Pass By: New Delhi, New Delhi, National Capital Territory of Delhi
On arrival at IGI airport assistance and transfer to hotel. Rest time free and easy to relax.



Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel.

Day 2: Delhi

Stop At: Mehrauli/Qutub Minar, Mehrauli/Qutub Minar, New Delhi, National Capital Territory of Delhi
Breakfast at hotel, city tour of Delhi. Visit Old Delhi which include Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Chandni chowk & Khari Baoli Spice Market. Enjoy Cycle Rickshaw ride. After lunch visit New Delhi which includes Qutab Minar, Humayun Tomb, Lotus Temple. Drive thru VVIP areas which includes President House, Parliament house, India Gate & War Memorial within India Gate.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel.

Day 3: Delhi - Varanasi (flight)

Stop At: Dashashwamedh Ghat Road, Dashashwamedh Ghat Rd, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221001, India
Breakfast at hotel transfer to airport to board flight for Varanasi one of India's oldest and holiest cities. Evening boat ride to witness the the magical Aarti Ceremony performed at Dasashwamedh Ghat.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel.

Day 4: Varanasi

Stop At: Ganges River, Varanasi India
Early morning boat ride and Ghat visit along the Ganges and catch the scene of devotees bathing and praying in the sacred water. Breakfast at hotel.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Ramnagar Fort, Kila Road Ramnagar Crossing, Varanasi 221008 India
City tour of Varanasi visit World famous Benaras Hindu University, The Ramnagar Fort Palace. Afternoon excursion to Sarnath one of the three holiest sites for Buddhists where the Buddha delivered his first sermon in 528 BC. There are many temples here, representing the many cultures where Buddhism is the dominant religious philosophy.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel.

Day 5: Varanasi - Mumbai (flight)

Stop At: Mumbai, Mumbai, Maharashtra
Breakfast at hotel transfer to airport to board flight for Mumbai the commercial capital of India. On arrival assistance and transfer to hotel. Rest time free for personal activities relax, you can take a walk to have a glance of the city, visiting local markets and restaurants.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel.

Day 6: Mumbai

Stop At: Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, DN Road Mumbai CST Area, Mumbai 400001 India
Breakfast at hotel. Drive thru Marine Drive one of the most beautifully laid boulevards in the city. Parliament House, the Maharashtra State Assembly (view from outside), Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST), formerly Victoria Terminus, a UNESCO World Heritage Site (view from outside). Visit Dhobhi Ghat to see the city's famous open-air laundry in action, Prince of Wales Museum (Monday closed), a heritage museum comprises of a number of ancient artifacts, Mani Bhawan, also known as Gandhi Museum, here Gandhi laid the foundation for many independence movements. Mount Mary Church, an ancient church, built in 1640 and then rebuilt in 1761, The Basilica of Our Lady of the Mount is also an important religious place in Mumbai. In the evening, visit Iskcon Temple dedicated to Lord Krishna, the architectural splendour of the ISKCON Temple is adorned with murals and sculptures.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel.

Day 7: Mumbai – Aurangabad (flight)

Stop At: Panchakki (Water Mill), 1 Km From Main City, Aurangabad India
Breakfast at hotel, transfer to airport to board the flight for Aurangabad. On arrival assistance and transfer to hotel. Later visit Bibi ka Maqbara Built by Azam Shah in 1678, a son's loving tribute to his mother. Also visit Panchakki - which literally means 'Water Mill'. It receives water from an underground channel, with its source being 6 km away in the mountains.

Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel

Day 8: Aurangabad – Ajanta (105kms/ 2 hrs approx one way)

Stop At: Ajanta Caves Road, Ajanta 431001 India
Breakfast at hotel. Full day excursion to Ajanta Caves (Monday closed). The Buddhist Caves of Ajanta were discovered by the British officers in 1819 while tiger hunting. The Caves at Ajanta are older than those at Ellora, which date from about 200 B.C to 650 A.D. Thirty beautiful Buddhist Caves with mesmerizing sculptures and paintings depicting Buddha's life as well the lives of the Buddha in his previous births. Five of these Caves are Chaityas (Place of worship) while the other twenty-five are Viharas (monasteries). Ajanta Caves are divided in two categories based on two schools of Buddhist thought - Hinayana Caves and Mahayana Caves.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Evening back to hotel in Aurangabad for overnight stay.

Day 9: Aurangabad – Ellora (36kms/ 1 hrs approx one way) / Mumbai (flight)

Stop At: Daulatabad Fort, Daulatabad, Daulatabad India
Breakfast at hotel, excursion to visit Ellora, a UNESCO World heritage sites (Tuesday closed). It houses 34 monasteries and temples with some exclusive uninterrupted sequence of monuments that date back from 600 to 1000 AD. Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga, one of the 12 Jyotirlinga shrines mentioned in the Shiva Purana. On way back visit Daulatabad Fort one of the most powerful forts of the medieval Deccan.
Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Mumbai, Mumbai, Maharashtra
After sightseeing transfer to airport to board flight for Mumbai. On arrival at Mumbai airport assistance and transfer to hotel.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel.

Day 10: Mumbai - Udaipur (flight)

Stop At: Lake Pichola, Udaipur India
Breakfast at hotel transfe to airport to board flight for Udaipur. On arrival assistance and transfer to hotel. Evening boat ride on Lake Pichola followed by folk dance show "Dharohar" at Bagore ki Haveli.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel.

Day 11: Udaipur

Stop At: Udaipur, Udaipur, Udaipur District, Rajasthan
Breakfast at hotel full day city tour of Udaipur, visiting Fort, Palaces, Havelis, Gardens, Temples. Evening boat ride on Lake Pichola. Overnight at hotel Taj Lake Palace or The Oberoi Udaivilas Palace.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel.

Day 12: Udaipur - Jodhpur (265kms/ 5hrs approx)

Stop At: Ranakpur, Ranakpur, Pali District, Rajasthan
Breakfast at hotel drive to Jodhpur. En route visit either Ranakpur Jain Temple or Kumbhalgarh Fort as per your interest. Continue drive to Jodhpur, check in at hotel. Rest time free to relax and personal activities.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel.

Day 13: Jodhpur

Stop At: Mehrangarh Fort, Fort Rd., Jodhpur 342006 India
Breakfast at hotel full day city tour visiting the attraction like Mehrangarh fort, Jaswant Thada, Umaid Bhawan Palace visiting area & Museum. Later excursion to visit Mandore temples, Chhatris & gardens.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel.

Day 14: Jodhpur - Pushkar - Jaipur (330km/ 6hr approx)

Stop At: Pushkar, Pushkar, Ajmer District, Rajasthan
Breakfast at hotel drive to Jaipur via visiting Pushkar. On arrival check in at hotel. Rest time free mnd easy to relax and visit the local market with your driver. As per your interest wrap up your day by watching Bollywood movie at the opulent Rajmandir Cinema. Overnight at hotel Taj Rambagh Palace or The Oberoi Rajvilas Palace.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel.

Day 15: Jaipur

Stop At: Jaigarh Fort, Cheel ka Teela, Jaipur 302013 India
Breakfast at hotel. Visit the majestic Amer Fort and Jaigarh Fort. Enjoy Jeep ride at Amber Fort. Later visit the city monuments including City Palace, Observatory, Palace of Winds, Albert Hall Museum and Birla Temple.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel.

Day 16: Jaipur - Abhaneri - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra (245kms/ 5hrs approx)

Stop At: Fatehpur Sikri, Fatehpur Sikri, Agra District, Uttar Pradesh
Breakfast at hotel drive to Agra enroute visit Abhaneri a small village popular for the amazing step wells and Hindu Temple. Further drive and visit Fatehpur Sikri the 16th century ghost town. On arrival check in at hotel. Evening watch live show Mohabbat the Taj.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel.

Day 17: Agra - Delhi (204kms/ 4hrs approx)

Stop At: Taj Mahal, Dharmapuri, Forest Colony, Tajganj, Agra 282001 India
Sunrise visit Taj Mahal followed by breakfast at hotel. Later visit Agra Fort and Itmad-ud-Daula Tomb. Afternoon drive to Delhi check in at hotel. Rest time free and easy to relax.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel.

Day 18: Delhi - Departure (flight)

Pass By: New Delhi, New Delhi, National Capital Territory of Delhi
Breakfast at hotel as per flight schedule transfer to airport to board flight for onward destination.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.
Show More
Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered

Airports

  • Indira Gandhi Intl Airport, New Delhi, New Delhi 110037 India
Duration
18 days
Inclusions
  • 18x Breakfast
  • Accommodation included: 17 nights
  • Garland welcome and assistance on arrival at airport
  • 17 Nights / 18 days accommodation in below offered hotels or similar (standard room)
  • Deluxe Air-conditioned private vehicle with English speaking chauffeur as per tour program.
  • Monuments Entrances of sightseeing places mentioned in the itinerary
  • Activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Boat ride on Lake Pichola in Udaipur.
  • Dharohar Folk Dance show ticket in Udaipur.
  • Government licensed English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city).
  • Applicable GST (government taxes).
  • Entry/Admission - Ganges River
  • Entry/Admission - Ramnagar Fort
  • Entry/Admission - Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus
  • Entry/Admission - Panchakki (Water Mill)
  • Entry/Admission - Ajanta Caves
  • Entry/Admission - Daulatabad Fort
  • Entry/Admission - Lake Pichola
  • Entry/Admission - Mehrangarh Fort
  • Entry/Admission - Jaigarh Fort
  • Entry/Admission - Taj Mahal
Exclusions
  • Any air fare
  • Camera charges at monuments
  • Main meals, lunch or dinner unless mentioned
  • Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
  • Or anything not mentioned above.
Show More
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

Reviews

About the operator

This tour has not yet been reviewed, but you can read what other travelers have to say about this operator.

By: Agora Voyages OPC Pvt. Ltd.
7 reviews
maheshbalaji76
Chennai (Madras), India
184
Majestic view of the World's tallest statue
Heavily packed during holidays, so express pass/ advance booking is highly recommended. The museum is very
Read more
janpatelin
Ahmedabad, India
14478
World 's First Heritage City
As traveller we have visited different cities and countries but most amazing, safest, varieties of foods, great
Read more
NestaL_13
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
1515
Gift from the gods
This tour was absolutely outstanding: amazing views of Himalayan snow capped mountains, fascinating insights into
Read more
AppaT1
60
Superb Location and Awesome feeling....
Statue of Unity visit is lifetime memory. The view is superb and be in the memory for long. Facilities around are
Read more
ina s
Adelaide, Australia
3010
Did this tour privately with recommended guide
I visited India late July the off season and arrived in Patna on the 30th of July with my godson we were met by
Read more
Swapanroy
Silchar, India
7611
Anubhuti class
It was for the first time experience of Anubhuti Class, we boarded in Amritsar Shatabdi. Other than the special
Read more
Key Details
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Low Price Guarantee
  • No Booking Fees
  • Secure Payments
  • 24/7 SupportCall:+1 855 275 5071
Frequently bought together
Same day Jaipur Tour from New Delhi
9 Reviews
from $113.00*
"Taj Mahal" Tour from Delhi by...
5 Reviews
from $84.39*
Special Offer
Delhi Food Tour : Best Way To...
63 Reviews
from $75.49*
$83.88
Special Offer
Private Old and New Delhi City Tour...
725 Reviews
from $29.55*
$34.77
Special Offer
Private Taj Mahal & Agra Tour from...
870 Reviews
from $52.63*
$65.79
Special Offer
Four-Day Private Luxury Golden...
254 Reviews
from $187.20*
$208.00
Special Offer
Private Taj Mahal Day Trip By Express...
299 Reviews
from $71.25*
$75.00