16 Days - Best of India Family Tours

Delhi - Varanasi - Khajuraho - Orchha - Jhansi - Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Jaipur - Jodhpur - Ranakpur - Udaipur - Aurangabad - Mumbai

Overview

India therefore is rightfully one of the best tourist destinations in the world for family and has carved a niche for itself in the world of luxury travel.

It's true that a trip to India is incomplete without a trip to the Taj and getting lost in its splendour and breath taking architecture. Agra also offers forts, palaces and lakes as tourist destinations.

Travelogy India has designed 16 Days Best of India Tours itinerary for family vacations in India to explore the major destinations of India that will make you experience heritage sites, culture, temples, forts, monuments, ancient caves etc.

Highlights

  • Enjoy rickshawride at Old Delhi
  • Witness the Grand Aarti Ceremony at Varanasi
  • Enjoy boat ride at Ganges - Varanasi
  • Enjoy the train journey from Jhansi to Agra
  • Visit Taj Mahal - One of the Seven Wonders of the World
  • Elephant ride at Amber Fort - Jaipur
  • Mehrangarh fort, Jaswant Thada - Jodhpur
  • Exotic Jain Temples in Ranakpur
  • City Palace, Fateh Sagar Lake at Udaipur
  • Caves of Ajanta and Ellora - Aurangabad
  • Enjoy Elephanta Caves and Gateway of India - Mumbai
  • Visit Prince of Wales Museum - Mumbai

Day Wise Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrive in Delhi

On arrival in Delhi, Our representative warmly welcomes you and transferred to the designated hotel. One can relax during the day and prepare oneself for the exciting activities lined up. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 2 : Delhi Sightseeing

On the day 2 of your tour after breakfast, we will take you sightseeing of Delhi. This will include exquisite Birla Mandir, historic Qutub Minar, the legendary Mahatma Gandhi memorial, Red Fort (outside view) and the much visited Jama Masjid and other significant locations.

Travelogy India, arranges for the tourist to move through the narrow lanes but historic alleys of a Chandni Chowk bazaar with its very own Old Delhi walla charm. Later visit Humayun Tomb, India Gate, President House and Parliament House.

One can also undertake an interesting rickshaw ride along the alleys of Old Delhi to relive the charm and flavor of the Mughal days.

Overnight stay at Delhi.

Day 3 : Delhi - Varanasi (By Flight)

On the day 3, you will move to Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh, India. A well maintained and prestigious hotel awaits you on your arrival.

After some relax, we will take you to Kashi Vishwanath Temple and BHU. Later visit Sarnath to explore ancient ruins, Chaukhandi stupa, and the Sarnath museum that are the historic relics, which make the town a great crowd gatherer in the tourist season.

In the evening, we will take you to attend the Aarti Ceremony which is performed by the priests on the bank of the River Ganga. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 4 : Varanasi - Khajuraho (By Flight)

Day 4 of your tour involves an early morning trip to the Ghats of Varanasi. Also you can enjoy the boat riding across the river Ganges. Then, fly for Khajuraho in Madhya Pradesh.

Arrival at Khajuraho makes one check in at a comfortable hotel. In the evening, visit Eastern and Western group of temples in Khajuraho. An overnight stay at Khajuraho.

Day 5 : Khajuraho - Orchha - Jhansi ( By road approx 180kms/03hrs drive ) / Train from Jhansi - Agra

Today, post breakfast, we will visit to Jhansi and Orchha in Madhya Pradesh. Orchha located on the banks of the legendary river Betwa happens to be the capital town of the Bundela's in India.

Jhansi is reached after Orchha where one can be taken to the railway station to board a train to Agra. After arrive, check in to hotel and stay overnight.

Day 6 : Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Jaipur (By Road approx 250 Kms / 05 Hrs)

Early morning, tour to Taj Mahal during sunrise and other historical sites Agra Fort, Tomb of Itimad-Ud-Daulah etc. In afternoon, we will leave for a tour to Jaipur.

One can visit Fatehpur Sikri, on the way. Once Jaipur - the pink city, is reached in Rajasthan. Check in hotel and relax for the day. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 7 : Jaipur Sightseeing

The day begins with visits to all the prominent travel destinations of Jaipur. Early morning, we will take you to Amber Fort- a chief attraction with its deep historicity to be reveled in with great fervor and interest. Elephant rides or a hired jeep can take one up to the towering heights of Amber fort.

One can visit the richly stocked museum in the City Palace, a startlingly showy Hawa Mahal and the scientific marvel of the royal Observatory Jantar Mantar. An overnight stay awaits the tourists in Jaipur.

Day 8 : Jaipur - Jodhpur (By Road approx 333 Kms / 07 Hrs)

Today, post breakfast, we will leave for Jodhpur - The Blue City of Rajasthan. On reaching Jodhpur, the tourist can settle oneself into a hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 9 : Jodhpur Sightseeing

Day 9 is spent in Jodhpur and the tourist can launch oneself into visiting many historic places of Jodhpur including Mehrangarh fort, Jaswant Thada, Umaid Bhawan Museum and Clock Tower Market. An overnight stay follows at the hotel.

Day 10 : Jodhpur - Ranakpur - Udaipur (By Road approx 260 Kms / 06 Hrs)

Today, get initiated with a morning drive to Udaipur. In the middle of it all, you visit the exotic Jain temples of Ranakpur. Continue drive to Udaipur and once you reach Udaipur, the tour guide assist you to check in at a hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 11 : Udaipur Sightseeing

Post breakast, visit City Palace, Jag Mandir and Sahelion Ki Bari. Later enjoy boat ride on Lake Pichola and evening cultural dance show at Bagore Ki Haveli.

Day 12 : Udaipur - Mumbai - Aurangabad (By Flight)

Today, post breakfast, take the flight to Mumbai. Once you arrives in Mumbai, you will be escorted to Aurangabad. Ajanta and Ellora caves are the next travel destination in the list of places to be visited. The day ends with an overnight stay in the hotel.

Day 13 : Aurangabad Caves

Today, Aurangabad gives refuge to the historic and exotic caves of Ajanta. This is a golden opportunity to explore the artistic creations of the skillful Buddhist monks. This is followed by a stay in the city of Aurangabad.

Day 14 : Ellora Caves - Aurangabad - Mumbai (By Flight)

After breakfast, you will move towards ellora caves and Biwi ka Maqbara. Later we will fly to Mumbai, check in hotel and overnight stay.

Day 15 : Mumbai Sightseeing

Post breakfast, we will take you on tour to Mumbai city. The Elephanta caves and the sporty Hanging Gardens, Gateway of India and Mani Bhawan, the Gandhi Memorial Museum, the architecturally rich Prince of Wales Museum are given a prominence in the priority of the tourists.

Overnight stay occurs at a hotel in Mumbai.

Day 16 : Mumbai (Departure)

Today, you will leave from Mumbai to onward destinations with lots of wonderful memories.

Inclusions

  • All sightseeing and transfers by using air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Assistance on arrival/departure transfers.
  • Knowledgeable and friendly chauffeur.
  • Train ticket from Jhansi to Agra in air-conditioned executive class.
  • 15 nights accommodation on twin sharing.
  • Breakfast at hotels.
  • English speaking experience guide.
  • English language audio guide in Ranakpur.
  • Enjoy the Rickshaw ride in Old Delhi.
  • Enjoy the Sunrise boat ride in Varanasi.
  • Enjoy the Elephant ride to ascend to Amber Fort.
  • Enjoy the Tonga ride in Agra.
  • Enjoy the Boat ride on Lake Pichola.
  • Experience the Rajasthani cultural dance show in Udaipur.
  • Enjoy the ferry ride to Elephanta Caves.
  • Parking, toll taxes, fuel and driver allowance.
  • Govt. taxes as per current module.

Exclusions

  • Any personal expenses like laundry, phone calls, etc.
  • Camera and monument entry fees.
  • Any airfare

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