Highlights of Northern India

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 15 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 16-95 yrs
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-21671
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts New Delhi, India
  • Ends New Delhi, India
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Discover North India on this in-depth tour that goes beyond the Golden Triangle
  • Search for tigers and other wildlife on safari in the vast Ranthambore National Park
  • Journey down the Chambal River past temples and palaces
Starting and ending in New Delhi, the "Highlights Of Northern India" trip is a guided wildlife trip that takes 15 days. You will travel through Varanasi, Bateshwar, Jaipur and 6 other destinations in India. "Highlights Of Northern India" is a small group trip which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Journey beyond the Golden Triangle on this in-depth tour of Northern India. Search for Bengal tigers in Ranthambore, take a trip down the Chambal River to spot Gharial crocodile and witness the spiritual ceremonies of Varanasi. From the bustle of Delhi to the majesty of the Taj Mahal and the palaces of Jaipur, this trip ticks off all the must-sees and more.

Why we love this trip

The Golden Triangle - Explore Delhi, Agra and Jaipur, North India's historical hub, and home to the icons.

Temples and palaces - Journey down the River Chambal and uncover the 40 Hindu temples that line its banks.

Spot rare wildlife - Search for tigers and more on safari in the sprawling Ranthambore National Park.
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  • Day 1 : Join tour in Delhi and city tour of New Delhi
  • Day 2 : Walking tour of Old Delhi before travelling to Jaipur
  • Day 3 : Exploring Jaipur - Amber Fort, City Palace, and Palace of the Winds
  • Day 4 : Free morning in Jaipur and travel to Pushkar
  • Day 5 : Camel ride and sunset at Savitri Temple
  • Day 6 : Jeep safari in Ranthambore National Park
  • Day 7 : Safari to spot tigers before visit to Fatehpur Sikri en route to Agra
  • Day 8 : Watch the sun rise over the Taj Mahal and visit Agra Fort and Baby Taj
  • Day 9 : Drive to Chambal Sanctuary for afternoon nature walk
  • Day 10 : Search for soft-shell turtles and explore the temples at Bateshwar
  • Day 11 : Free time in Chambal and overnight train to Varanasi
  • Day 12 : Walking tour of Varanasi and evening watching a ceremony on the river
  • Day 13 : Visit Buddhist temples at Sarnath and journey to Delhi
  • Day 14 : Free time in Delhi
  • Day 15 : Trip ends in Delhi
  • 14 Breakfasts, 3 Dinners
  • Bloom Hotel Karol Bagh Delhi (previously Swati Deluxe) (2 nights)
  • Mandawa Haveli (2 nights)
  • Hotel Master Paradise (2 nights)
  • Raj Palace Resort (1 night)
  • Hotel Amar (2 nights)
  • Mela Kothi-Chambal Safari Lodge (2 nights)
  • Overnight train from Agra to Varanasi (1 night)
  • Hotel Silk City (1 night)
  • Overnight Train from Varanasi to Delhi (1 night)
  • Driver(s)
  • Bus
  • 4WD
  • Boat
  • Train
  • Explore Tour Leader
  • Local Guide(s)
  • Naturalist(s)
  • Rickshaw
  • Any international flights to/from New Delhi are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Highlights of Northern India tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. World Nomads' travel insurance has been designed by travelers for travelers.
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REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
  • Personal Itinerary can be tweaked and customized.
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Highlights of Northern India tour. You can cancel the tour up to 63 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 62 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 22 June 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 22 June 2024, a deposit of 10% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 62 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Highlights of Northern India tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.


For this Highlights of Northern India tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

For Solo Travelers

A twin share room may not always be available for solo travelers as it depends on the final number of people on the tour. If you have picked twin share room while booking, and that option is not available, we will get back to you after booking. A single room might then be available against an additional fee.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • The average size of this tour is just 12 people.
  • Rigorous hygiene safety measures will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • All travellers 18 years and older will be required to be either fully vaccinated atleast 14 days prior to departure or have taken a negative test (rapid antigen or PCR)  within 72 hours of departure.
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