North-West India Tour Package

Duration: 17 Nights / 18 Days

Places Covered: Mumbai, Delhi, Haridwar, Rishikesh, Amritsar & Udaipur

Day 1
Arrival Mumbai:

Meet & assist with Grand India Tours representative at Mumbai airport and transfer to hotel in Mumbai. Stay overnight in Mumbai.

Day 2
Mumbai to New Delhi (By air)

Meet and assist with our GRAND INDIA TOURS representative at airport and transfer to pre booked hotel in New Delhi. If you are arriving in Morning New Delhi so can check in at hotel first and there is option available for the city tour or something related tour activity like shopping, etc. or day can be free for you without any transportation for any activity, just stay at hotel.

Day 3
Delhi to Haridwar & Rishikesh: (BY Road)

After breakfast proceed to India’s Holy cities Haridwar & Rishkesh. Firstly visit
Har Ki Pauri is a sacred Ghat was constructed by King Vikramaditya (1st century BC) in memory of his brother Bhrithari. It is believed that Bhrithari came to Haridwar and meditated on the banks of the holy Ganges. When he died, his brother constructed a Ghat in his name, which later came to be known as Har-Ki-Pauri. The most sacred ghat within Har-ki-Pauri is Brahmakund. The next Holy place to visit in Haridwar is Bharat Mata Temple.
Bharat Mata Temple in Haridwar is a multi-storey temple dedicated to Bharat Mata (Mother India). Bharat Mata Mandir was inaugurated on 15 May 1983 by Indira Gandhi on the banks of the river Ganges. It is situated adjacent to the Smanvaya Ashram, and stands eight stories tall to a height of 180 feet (55 m). Each floor depicts an era in the Indian history, from the days of Ramayan until India's independence.
later proceed to Rishikesh ½ hour drive from Haridwar. Rishikesh is also known as the gateway to the Himalayas and is located around 25 kilometers north of another holy city, Haridwar. Stay overnight in Rishkesh.

Day 4
Rishikesh Tour

Today after breakfast visit temples, ghats, Laxman Jhula, Ram Jhula, boat ride on Ganges River, attend famous holy worship called AARTI near at Ramjhula, free for shopping in Rishikesh return to hotel for overnight stay.

Day 5
Rishikesh to Amritsar: Golden Temple city (By road)

Today after breakfast check out from the hotel in Morning proceed to Amritsar – a city of the Golden Temple. Reach Amritsar, check in the hotel overnight stay only.

Day 6
Amritsar City tour with ‘Wagah Border’ excursion:

Today early morning visit to Golden Temple in Amritsar spend 2-3 hours than proceed to ‘Wagah Border’

About Wagah Border: The Wagah border, often called the "Berlin wall of Asia", is a ceremonial border on the India–Pakistan Border where each evening there is a retreat ceremony called 'lowering of the flags', which has been held since 1959. At that time there is an energetic parade by the Border Security Force (B.S.F) of India and the Pakistan Rangers soldiers. It may appear slightly aggressive and even hostile to foreigners but in fact the paraders are imitating the pride and anger of a Cockerel. Late evening return to Amritsar Hotel to overnight stay.

Day 7
Amritsar to New Delhi (By road):

Today check out from hotel and proceed to New Delhi. Reach N. Delhi and overnight stay.

Day 8
Delhi City Tour:

Full day Delhi City tour start 7 am visit the following places in Delhi or New Delhi:

Birla Temple: @ 08:00 hrs.
Also called The Laxmi Narayana Temple. The temple is adorned with many shrines, fountains, and a large garden. The temple is one of the major attractions of Delhi and attracts thousands of devotees on the Hindu festivals of Janmashtami and Diwali.

India Gate:
The India Gate is the national monument of India. Situated in the heart of New Delhi, India Gate was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens. It was built in 1931. Originally known as All India War Memorial, it is a prominent landmark in Delhi and commemorates the 90,000 soldiers of the British Indian Army who lost their lives while fighting for the British Indian Empire, or more correctly the British Raj in World War I and the Third Anglo-Afghan War.

Parliament House:
The Parliament of India is the supreme legislative body in India. Founded in 1919, the Parliament alone possesses legislative supremacy and thereby ultimate power over all political bodies in India.

Jantar Mantar:
The Jantra Mantra (literally the 'instrument and formula' and often called the Jantar Mantar), is located in the modern city of New Delhi, Delhi. It consists of 13 architectural astronomy instruments, built by Maharaja Jai Singh II of Jaipur, from 1724 onwards, and is one of five built by him, as he was given by Mughal emperor Muhammad Shah the task of revising the calendar and astronomical tables.

Rajghaat:
Raj Ghat is a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi. It is a black marble platform that marks the spot of Gandhiji's cremation on 31 January 1948. It is left open to the sky while an eternal flame burns perpetually at one end. It is located on the banks of the river Yamuna in Delhi in India on Ring Road officially known as Mahatma Gandhi Road.

Red Fort:
The Red Fort usually transcribed into English as Lal Qil'ah or Lal Qila) is a 17th century fort complex constructed by the lal qila in the walled city of Old Delhi (in present day Delhi, India) that served as the residence of the Imperial Family of India. It also served as the capital of the Mughals until 1857, when Mughal emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar was exiled by the British Indian government. It was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2007.

Jama Masjid:
Delhi, is the principal mosque of Old Delhi in India. Commissioned by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, builder of the Taj Mahal, and completed in the year 1628 AD, it is the largest and best-known mosque in India. It lies at the origin of a very busy central street of Old Delhi, the Chawri Bazar Road.

Qutub Minar:
The Qutub Minar is a tower located in Delhi, India. It is the world's tallest brick minaret with a height of 72.5 meters (237.8 ft). Construction commenced by Qutb-ud-din Aibak who won Delhi from Prithviraj under Muhammad Ghori as his commander in chief, and finished by Iltutmish.

Lotus Temple:
The Bahá'í House of Worship in Delhi, India, popularly known as the Lotus Temple due to its flowerlike shape, is a Bahá'í House of Worship and also a prominent attraction in Delhi. It was completed in 1986 and serves as the Mother Temple of the Indian subcontinent.

Akshardham Temple:
Akshardham is a Hindu temple complex in Delhi, India. Also referred to as Delhi Akshardham or Swaminarayan Akshardham, the complex displays millennia of traditional Indian and Hindu culture, spirituality, and architecture.

Humayun's tomb:
This is tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun. The tomb was commissioned by Humayun's wife Hamida Banu Begum in 1562 CE, and designed by Mirak Mirza Ghiyath, a Persian architect. It was the first garden-tomb on the Indian subcontinent, and is located in Nizamuddin East, Delhi, India, close to the Dina-panah citadel also known as Purana Qila, that Humayun founded in 1533. It was also the first structure to use red sandstone at such a scale. The tomb was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1993,[2] and since then has undergone extensive restoration work, which is still underway. Besides the main tomb enclosure of Humayun, several smaller monuments dot the pathway leading up to it, from the main entrance in the West, including one that even pre-dates the main tomb itself, by twenty years; it is the tomb complex of Isa Khan Niyazi, an Afghan noble in Sher Shah Suri's court of the Suri dynasty, who fought against the Mughals, constructed in 1547 CE.

Day 9
Delhi to Varanasi (By train):

Today early evening you will be transferring to Delhi Railway station to catch the train to proceed Varanasi. Overnight stay in train.

Day 10
Arrived Varanasi:

Arrive Varanasi railway station, meet & assist with Grand India Tours representative and transfer to hotel. Check in to hotel take some rest and afternoon visit to Varanasi Ghat.

Day 11
Varanasi to Delhi (By train)

Today visit some important temples & boat ride in Varanasi, later transferring to Varanasi railway station to catch train to proceed Delhi. Overnight in Train.

Day 12
Arrive Delhi

Arriving Delhi, Meet & assist with Grand India Tour representative and transfer to hotel. Take some rest and early evening can spend for the Shopping if you interesting.

Day 13
Delhi to Udaipur (By train)

Today after breakfast drop you at railway station to catch the train to visit in ‘Udaipur’. Overnight journey in train.

Day 14
Arrive Udaipur:

Arriving Udaipur train station meet & assist with Grand India Tour representative and transfer to hotel. Take some rest and early evening visit at ‘Lake Palace’

About Udaipur:
It is also known as the City of Lakes, is a city, a Municipal Council and the administrative headquarters of the Udaipur district in the state of Rajasthan in western India. It is located 403 kilometers (250 mi) southwest of the state capital, Jaipur.

Apart from its history, culture and scenic locations, it is also known for its Rajput-era palaces. The Lake Palace, for instance, covers an entire island in the Pichola Lake. Many of the palaces have been converted into luxury hotels. It is often called the "Venice of the East" and is also nicknamed the "Lake City". Lake Pichola, Fateh Sagar Lake, Udai Sagar and Swaroop Sagar in this city are considered some of the most beautiful lakes in the state.

Overnight stay in Udaipur.

Day 15
Udaipur to Mumbai (By air)

Today you will be visiting the Lake Pichola in Udaipur:

Lake Pichola:
Lake Pichola is a lake that has two islands, Jag Niwas and the Jag Mandir. This lake is 4 km long and 3 km wide, originally built by Maharana Udai Singh II. There are many ghats, like the bathing and washing ghats, which can be approached through boats from the City Palace of Udaipur (Bansi Ghat). In the heart of the lake the Lake Palace stands, which is now converted into a heritage palace hotel. The lake remains fairly shallow even during heavy rains, and gets dry easily in times of severe drought.

Later you will be dropping at airport in Udaipur to take flight to Mumbai. Arrive Mumbai, meet & assist with Grand India Tours representative at Mumbai airport and transfer to hotel in Mumbai. Stay overnight in Mumbai.

Day 16
Mumbai

Full day Mumbai city tour. Mumbai, India has centuries of old history and many sites of tourist interest. Some of them are:

Bombay Natural History Museum
Bombay Stock Exchange
Dhobhi Ghaat
Chowpatty Beach
Crawford Market
Flora Fountain now renamed to Hutatma Chowk
Gateway of India
Haji Ali Mosque
Hanging Gardens
High Court
Jehangir Art Gallery
Jijamata Udyaan
Juhu Beach
Kamala Nehru Park
Marine Drive earlier/historically referred to as Queen's Necklace
Siddhivinayak Temple
Mahalaxmi Temple
Aksa Beach

Overnight stay.

Day 17
Mumbai - Elephanta

Enjoy Mumbai city excursion 'Elephanta Caves'
The Elephanta Caves are a network of sculpted caves located on Elephanta Island, or Gharapuri (literally "the city of caves") in Mumbai Harbour, 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) to the east of the city of Mumbai in the Indian state of Maharashtra. The island, located on an arm of the Arabian Sea, consists of two groups of caves—the first is a large group of five Hindu caves, the second, a smaller group of two Buddhist caves. The Hindu caves contain rock cut stone sculptures, representing the Shaiva Hindu sect, dedicated to the god Shiva. After the sightseeing return to hotel for overnight stay.

Day 18
Mumbai Departure

Departure day from Mumbai to get fly back your own home destination.

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> ALSO NOTE:

> Inclusions:

1. Hotel Accommodations ( 3star, 4 star, 5 star or 5 star Deluxe as per choice)
2. Transportations: Car, Train & Flight as per itinerary
3. Tour Guide to visit tourist places as per itinerary
4. Car with English-speaking Driver
5. All Transfers & Sightseeing
6. Toll Taxes & Parking
7. Fuel & Gasoline
8. Driver allowances

> Not included:

1. Monuments entry tickets & camera charges
2. Personal shopping
3. Tips
4. Miscellaneous


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