Highlights of Northern India

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4.8 Based on 43 Reviews
  • duration 9 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 16-95 yrs
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-7488
  • 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
  • See the unforgettable Taj Mahal, one of the New Wonders of the World
  • Search for the elusive tiger in Ranthambore National Park
  • Take a boat ride along the mystical Ganges at Varanasi
  • Explore the major landmarks in the Pink City of Jaipur
Starting and ending in New Delhi, the "Highlights Of Northern India" tour is a guided local culture trip that takes 9 days. You will travel through Varanasi, Agra and Ranthambore National Park in India. "Highlights Of Northern India" is a small group tour which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Discover the best of northern India on this highlight-packed adventure. Led by an expert tour leader, we marvel at the always-impressive Taj Mahal, a New Wonder of the World, and explore the Pink City of Jaipur. We also have an early morning boat ride along the mist-shrouded ghats of Varanasi, an experience only equalled by spotting one of the elusive tigers in Ranthambore National Park. Add to that the everyday wonders – smiling locals, whizzing rickshaws and flavoursome curries – and you will see why North India is such a favourite with our groups.

For departures in July 2024 and July 2025, visit Highlights of Northern India – Summer Itinerary.

Join us to celebrate Exodus’ 50th anniversary! Select departures of this trip feature extra inclusions to mark the occasion: a cooking experience and dinner with a royal family in Jaipur, a local birthday celebration and a special edition Exodus kitbag. The selected departures on this trip start in Delhi on 20 October 2024 and 1 December 2024.
  • Day 1: Delhi; transfer to Jaipur
  • Day 2: City tour of the Jaipur landmarks, including the City Palace, Hawa Mahal and Amber Fort; free time to explore
  • Day 3: To Ranthambore; afternoon game drive in search of the elusive tiger
  • Day 4: Morning rural village experience; drive to Agra via Fatehpur Sikri
  • Day 5: Visit the incredible Taj Mahal and Agra Fort; overnight train to Varanasi
  • Day 6: Relax and enjoy the wonders of Varanasi
  • Day 7: Dawn boat ride on the Ganges visiting the bathing ghats; afternoon train to Delhi
  • Day 8: Delhi free day or optional sightseeing
  • Day 9: End Delhi
  • All accommodation
  • All breakfasts and one lunch included
  • All transport
  • Free departure transfers for everyone
  • Tour leader throughout
  • Entrances fees to Monuments in Jaipur and Agra (as per itinerary)
  • Jungle Safari (as per itinerary)
  • Travel insurance
  • Visas and vaccinations
  • Single supplement
4.8 - Excellent
Based on 43 reviews
  • Anonymous
  • On Mar 24 2020
5 - Excellent
A fantastic introduction to Northern India.
This was a wonderful trip. It needs some stamina as there are a lot of early starts and long journeys. Keep an open mind and take it as it comes, there are many rewards. The group got on really well and we had some great... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Mar 10 2020
5 - Excellent
Wonderful first experience of Northern India - highly recommended!
This was an amazing "starter" trip for anyone wanting to begin to experience India. Packed with highlights, everything ran like clockwork (yes, even the train!) and there were no disappointments - friendly people, incredible... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Feb 16 2020
4 - Very Good
Busy itinerary packed with highlights
This is a busy itinerary that covers all the major sights in the 'Golden Triangle' of Northern India, plus two tiger safaris and Varanasi, in only 7 days off work. Most itineraries on offer for this part of the world won't give... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Dec 02 2019
5 - Excellent
An amazing, enthralling, full-on trip.
This trip is not for the faint-hearted. Despite various lengths being quoted, the traveler is effectively on the road in India for 8 days, and flies home on day 9. But in the 8 days you pack in an incredible number of beautiful,... Read more
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:
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Highlights of Northern India tour. You can cancel the tour up to 93 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 92 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 15 July 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 15 July 2024, a deposit of 25% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 92 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.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • Group sizes are kept small to maintain a low risk ‘small group bubble’, with an average of 10 guests in each group.
  • Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • Several COVID-19 distancing measures have been adopted on this package tour to keep travellers safe.
  • All travellers will be required to be fully vaccinated no less than two weeks prior to travel.
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