What can be a better destination than North India to spend your Cultural holidays? Cultural Holidays in North India is always a memorable experience. A Cultural tour to North India is all about magnificent attractions, handicrafts, shopping and architectural uniqueness. This cultural exuberance of India draws the tourists from all over the world to witness sheer exultation. It is one of the most colorful tours, with the Golden age of Mughal culture on one hand and the snow fed mountains on the other. Visit Delhi, Agra, Ranthambore and Jaipur with us and we ensure that you get the best insight into the diversified North Indian culture. One can feel and understand what life is all about through reliving the various emotions of life through North India Cultural Tour.
Day 1Delhi - Agra
Begin your tour.
Arrive into Delhi
Welcome to Vardhman's "North India Cultural Tour". On arrival in Delhi , you will be met and direct drive to Agra. Upon arrival at Agra check into your hotel.
Later proceed on a city tour of Agra
Visit Taj Mahal (Closed on Friday), Red fort & Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daula. Later you will visit a marble gallery - the flagship store in Agra which offers an excellant range of white marble, fashionable wear & exotic wooden articles, truly a one stop shop! Overnight: Hotel
This morning after breakfast drive to Ranthambore enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri and Bhartpur Bird Sanctuary. Fatehpur Sikri : The deserted, red Sandstone City, Emperor Akbar built that as his capital and palace in the late 16th century is an exhilarating experience. It a veritable fairytale city and its "ruins" are in pristine condition ... it's not hard to imagine what the court life must have been like in the days of it's grandeur. Also visit the Bulund Darwaza, the largest gateway in the world.
Upon arrival at Ranthambhore check into your hotel.
Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight: Hotel
After breakfast drive to Amber Palace. Enjoy Elephant Back ascent to the Fort. AMBER FORT PALACE - Amber is the classic romantic Rajasthani fort palace. Its construction was started by Man Singh I in 1592, and completed by his descendent Jai Singh I. It's forbidding exterior belies an inner paradise where a beautiful fusion of Mughal and Hindu styles finds it's ultimate expression.
Continue proceed for sightseeing of Jaipur CITY PALACE - A delightful blend of Mughal and traditional Rajasthani architecture, the City Palace sprawls over one-seventh of the area in the walled city. It houses the Chandra Mahal, Shri Govind Dev Temple and the City Palace Museum. JANTAR MANTAR - This is the largest and the best preserved of the five observatories built by Jai Singh II in different parts of the country. This observatory consisting of outsized astronomical instruments is still in use. HAWA MAHAL - The ornamental facade of this "Palace of Winds" is a prominent landmark in Jaipur. Its five-storey structure of sandstone plastered pink encrusted with fine trelliswork and elaborate balconies. The palace has 953 niches and windows. Built in 1799 by Pratap Singh, the Mahal was a royal grandstand for the palace women. Overnight: Hotel
Today after breakfast drive back to Delhi. Upon arrival at Delhi check into your hotel.
Later proceed on a city tour of New Delhi.
Visit Qutab Minar, Humayun's tomb, Lakshminarayan Temple, a modern Hindu Temple, Parliament House, Government Secretarial Building and Connaught place, the shopping centre of New Delhi. Overnight: Hotel
This morning after breakfast proceed on a city tour of Old Delhi.
Visit Red Fort, built in 1648 by Mughal Emperor Shahjehan, Jama Masjid, one of the largest Mosque of India, Raj Ghat and Shanti Vana, the cremation sites of Mahatama Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru. Also drive past Chandni Chowk, shopping centre of Old Delhi.
In time transfer to the Delhi airport to catch flight for your onward journey to back home with sweet and unforgettable memries of "North India Cultural Tour" escorted by Vardhman Vacations.