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Tour Inclusions
  • Deluxe Accommodation as listed (or similar) with private facilities
  • Daily Breakfast & Welcome & Farewell Dinner Only
  • Domestic bottled water with every meal
  • Arrival & departure transfers
  • All sightseeing as per the itinerary
  • Local English-speaking guides for sightseeing
  • Entrance fee to monuments
  • Services of a professional Travel Impression tour manager – 6 Pax Onwards
  • Baggage Handling
  • Sunset visit to the Taj Mahal
  • Elephant ride up to Amber Fort
  • Boat ride on the Ganges River in Varanasi
  • Train fare Agra/Jhansi in Air-Conditioned Class
  • All present applicable taxes
Package inclusions are subject to change
Departure Dates
  • 05/01/2020 - 09/30/2020
  • 10/01/2020 - 12/20/2020
Miscellaneous Information As a guest of Travel Impression, you will receive a Silk Scarf and Necktie as a souvenir of your unforgettable journey to India.

Best of India & Nepal

14 DAYS/ 13 NIGHTS

14 Days : Mumbai, Udaipur, Ranakpur, Jodhpur, Amber Fort, Agra, Khajuraho, Varanasi, Delhi
A sunrise cruise on the Ganges, a morning flight over the Himalayas to behold the drama of Everest, a dinner in the home of an Indian family… this itinerary brings you the history and adventure of India with all the extra touches that will enrich every memory. From Mumbai to Kathmandu, you’ll explore the spectacle and the pageantry of these exceptional destinations.
Tour Itinerary
  • Day 1: Day 1 - Arrive Mumbai (Bombay) Arrive in the cosmopolitan city of Mumbai (formerly Bombay) where you are welcomed with a traditional Indian greeting before being escorted to your hotel.
    Accommodation
    • Taj Mahal (Superior City View N/W)
    Please note: The actual hotel is not confirmed until the booking is completed.
  • Day 2: Day 2 - Mumbai Sightseeing After a leisurely morning, embark on a tour of Mumbai. Visit the Gateway of India, the Hanging Gardens and the Malabar Hills where Mumbai’s rich and famous live, the Prince of Wales Museum, Dhobi Ghat, Marine Drive, the Gandhi Memorial Museum and Jain Temple. Welcome Dinner at the hotel. (BD)
    Meals
    • Breakfast & Dinner
    Accommodation
    • Taj Mahal (Superior City View N/W)
    Please note: The actual hotel is not confirmed until the booking is completed.
  • Day 3: Day 3 - Elephanta Caves / Udaipur Cruise across the harbor to explore the amazing Elephanta Island and its famous caves, with carvings and sculptures dating back to 550 A.D. Fly to Udaipur and transfer to your hotel. (B)
    Meals
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation
    • Lake Palace (Luxury)
    Please note: The actual hotel is not confirmed until the booking is completed.
  • Day 4: Day 4 - Udaipur Sightseeing Picturesque Udaipur, also known as the “City of Lakes,” is among the most romantic cities of India. Visit the City Palace, Saheliyonki Bari or Garden of Maids and the folklore museum where you are entertained by string puppets show typical to this area. Afternoon is at leisure. (B)
    Meals
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation
    • Lake Palace (Luxury)
    Please note: The actual hotel is not confirmed until the booking is completed.
  • Day 5: Day 5 - Udaipur / Ranakpur / Jodhpur Drive to Jodhpur, en-route visiting the sculpted Jain temples of Ranakpur. Stop for lunch at Maharani Bagh, a mango grove and private gardens of the Maharajah of Jodhpur. (BL)
    Meals
    • Breakfast & Lunch
    Accommodation
    • Umaid Bhawan Palace (Palace)
    Please note: The actual hotel is not confirmed until the booking is completed.
  • Day 6: Day 6 - Jodhpur Sightseeing Visit the invincible Mehrangarh Fort followed by a visit to the Jaswant Thada, a graceful marble cenotaph built in 1899 for Maharajah Jaswant Singh II, and cenotaphs of other Maharajahs of Jodhpur. Afternoon is at leisure. (B)
    Meals
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation
    • Umaid Bhawan Palace (Palace)
    Please note: The actual hotel is not confirmed until the booking is completed.
  • Day 7: Day 7 - Jodhpur / Jaipur Drive to Jaipur today, the capital and largest city of Rajasthan, also known as the “Pink City.” This afternoon, visit the City Palace, ancient observatory, and Hawa Mahal, also known as “Palace of Winds.” (B)
    Meals
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation
    • Rambagh Palace (Palace)
    Please note: The actual hotel is not confirmed until the booking is completed.
  • Day 8: Day 8 - Amber Fort Excursion Ascend to the mountain fort, a wonderful example of Rajput architecture. Walk through its complex of palaces, temples, and ornate apartments before taking the rest of the day for independent exploration. (B)
    Meals
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation
    • Rambagh Palace (Palace)
    Please note: The actual hotel is not confirmed until the booking is completed.
  • Day 9: Day 9 - Jaipur / Fatehpur Sikri / Agra En route to Agra, visit the abandoned city of FatehpurSikri, a unique masterpiece of Muslim, Hindu and Jain architecture. Your afternoon in Agra will be spent exploring the city and the 16th century Agra Fort. Your day ends with the magnificent Taj Mahal, a monument to the memory of love. Your romantic encounter is further enhanced by the opportunity of viewing this beautiful edifice in the warm glow of sunset. (B)
    Meals
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation
    • ITC Mughal (Royal Mughal Suite)
    Please note: The actual hotel is not confirmed until the booking is completed.
  • Day 10: Day 10 - Agra / Khajuraho Today, board the train for Jhansi. Visit the medieval city of Orcha en route to Khajuraho. This afternoon visit the Western group of temples. Not much has changed to the appearance of the city since the 17th century. (B)
    Meals
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation
    • The Lalit Temple View (Garden)
    Please note: The actual hotel is not confirmed until the booking is completed.
  • Day 11: Day 11 - Khajuraho / Varanasi Fly out to the holy city of Varanasi (Benares) after visiting the Eastern Group of Temples. Later visit Sarnath, site of Buddha’s first sermon, with its stupas and museum. In the evening proceed to the ghats in cycle rickshaws to witness the evening aarti ceremony. (B)
    Meals
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation
    • The Gateway (Executive)
    Please note: The actual hotel is not confirmed until the booking is completed.
  • Day 12: Day 12 - Varanasi / Delhi Early this morning embark on a cruise on the Ganges. Witness a stunning sight as a multitude of devotees swarm the river and pay obeisance to the rising sun. Later continue on a walking tour of the historic city where spiritualism permeates the atmosphere. Later fly to the bustling capital city of Delhi and check in at your hotel. (B)
    Meals
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation
    • The Imperial (Heritage)
    Please note: The actual hotel is not confirmed until the booking is completed.
  • Day 13: Day 13 - Delhi Sightseeing Your morning starts off with a tour of Old Delhi visiting the Red Fort (Drive-By), Raj Ghat (a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi) and the mile-long Chandni Chowk bazaar. The afternoon will be spent exploring New Delhi with a drive along Rajpath where you can view the Parliament House, the President’s House and India Gate. A visit to Humayun’s Tomb, Qutab Minar and Birla Temple are also included. This evening enjoy a farewell dinner (BD)
    Meals
    • Breakfast & Dinner
    Accommodation
    • The Imperial (Heritage)
    Please note: The actual hotel is not confirmed until the booking is completed.
  • Day 14: Day 14 - Akshardham Temple Sightseeing Your morning starts off with a tour of Old Delhi visiting the Red Fort, Raj Ghat (a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi) and the mile-long Chandni Chowk bazaar. The afternoon will be spent exploring New Delhi with a drive along Rajpath where you can view the Parliament House, the President’s House and India Gate. A visit to Humayun’s Tomb, Qutab Minar and Birla Temple are also included. (B)