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Indian Heritage Tour for First Time Visitors | 22 Day

22 Days
  • Bus, Airlines
  • 3 Stars Hotels
  • 5,416 metres
  • Delhi
  • Sept, Oct, Nov, Dec, Jan, Feb, March
  • Festival Tour
  • All meals during the trip
  • English
  • Easy to Moderate
  • 2-25
  • 1
  • 75
  • 2 - 25

Overview

India’s remarkable diversity in wildlife, landscapes, and culture offers unique vacation experiences. Its heritage sites attract tourists year-round, establishing India as a premier travel destination for a well-rounded trip. While Trover Trade offers many cultural tour packages, this one is specifically designed for first-time visitors to India. You’ll explore essential World Heritage sites, so prepare yourself for an unforgettable cultural journey through India.

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Highlights

  • Explore Delhi’s historical and cultural landmarks.
  • Discover the spiritual city of Varanasi with its famous ghats and temples.
  • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage temples of Khajuraho.
  • Marvel at the grandeur of the Taj Mahal in Agra.
  • Experience the royal heritage of Jaipur.
  • Journey through Jodhpur and Udaipur.
  • Explore the rock-cut caves of Ajanta and Ellora in Aurangabad.
  • Enjoy the cosmopolitan vibe of Mumbai.
  • Relax in the scenic backwaters of Cochin.

Itinerary

Upon arrival at New Delhi International Airport, our guide will greet you and drive you to the hotel. Relax and recover from your journey. Delhi, the vibrant capital of India, is the perfect starting point for your cultural tour.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
3 Stars Hotel
Day 2 :
Delhi

After a traditional breakfast, begin your sightseeing tour of Delhi. Start with Old Delhi, visiting Raj Ghat, the memorial to Mahatma Gandhi. Enjoy a cycle rickshaw tour of Jama Masjid, Asia’s largest mosque, and explore the majestic Red Fort. Move to New Delhi to see the Qutub Minar, a 73-meter-tall iron pillar, Parliament House, Rashtrapati Bhavan, and India Gate. End your day with a visit to the stunning Lotus Temple.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3 :
Delhi

Visit the Akshardham Temple, showcasing 10,000 years of Indian culture. Explore Delhi’s bustling markets for unique designer clothing, handicrafts, and souvenirs. Enjoy a traditional dinner and an Indian dance show before returning to the hotel.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Fly to Varanasi, one of India’s most revered pilgrimage destinations. Visit Sarnath, the birthplace of Buddhism, and explore its stupas and museum. In the evening, witness the worship of the Ganges River from the ghats, creating a serene and spiritual atmosphere.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5 :
Varanasi

Start your day with a boat ride on the Ganges River, followed by a visit to Kashi Vishwanath Temple. Participate in the Ganga Aarti Ceremony and visit Banaras Hindu University. Explore the mosque and art gallery built by Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Explore Varanasi’s local market before traveling to Khajuraho. Tour the UNESCO World Heritage temples, renowned for their intricate erotic carvings. Enjoy an evening light and sound show at the temple complex.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Visit the western group of Khajuraho temples, including Khandariya Mahadeva Temple. Proceed to Orchha, known for its architectural marvels, before arriving in Agra via luxury train.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 8 :
Agra

Begin your day with a visit to the Taj Mahal, followed by Agra Fort. Explore the tomb of Itimad-ud-Daula, known as the Baby Taj. Spend the night in Agra.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Travel to Jaipur, stopping en route to see Fatehpur Sikri. Continue to Jaipur, Rajasthan’s vibrant capital, known for its unique architecture, cuisine, and entertainment.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 10 :
Jaipur

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Drive to Jodhpur, stopping at the holy lake of Pushkar and the Brahma Temple. Experience the cultural richness of Jodhpur, an oasis in the Thar Desert.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 12 :
Jodhpur

Tour Mehrangarh Fort and the Bhavan Temple. Visit Bishnoi villages in the afternoon to observe rural life. Return to the hotel for rest.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Depart for Udaipur, stopping at the Jain temples of Ranakpur. Upon arrival, rest or explore the local market.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 14 :
Udaipur

Visit the City Palace, Jagdish Temple, and Sahelion Ki Bari. Enjoy a boat ride on Lake Pichola and watch local dance performances in the evening.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Fly to Mumbai and check into a hotel. Rest and prepare for the next leg of your journey.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 16 :
Aurangabad

Tour the Ajanta and Ellora Caves, renowned for their sculptures and murals. Visit Daulatabad Fort before returning to the hotel for the night.

 

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Continue exploring Ajanta and Ellora Caves before flying to Mumbai. Check into your hotel and rest for the night.

 

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 18 :
Mumbai

Visit Mumbai Fort, Marine Drive, Chowpatty Beach, Hanging Gardens, Victoria Terminal, Rajabai Clock Tower, and Mumbai High Court. Enjoy the vibrant city life and seafood specialties.

 

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Fly to Cochin, where you’ll be escorted to your hotel. Visit Kochi Fort and enjoy a beautiful sunset.

 

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 20 :
Cochin

Explore the Hill Palace Museum, Kerala History Museum, Vasco Da Gama Square, Basilica of Santa Cruz, and the Church of San Francisco. Enjoy a Kathakali dance performance in the evening.

 

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 21 :
Cochin

Take a ferry trip through the backwaters, visit paddy fields and a duck breeding area, and see St. Mary’s Church. Return to the hotel for the night.

 

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After breakfast, enjoy some leisure time or indulge in an Ayurvedic massage. Fly back to Delhi for a farewell dinner before heading to the airport for your departure, taking home unforgettable memories of India’s culture and beauty.

 

Breakfast

Cost

The Cost Includes

  • Accommodation at 4/5-star hotels with all meals and taxes
  • Ac transport as per seating capacity
  • Tour guide and language expert
  • Airport pick up and drop
  • All transfers
  • Sightseeing
  • Sanitary essentials
  • All taxes related to hotels and transport
  • Entrance fee for monuments

The Cost Excludes

  • Personal expenses
  • Visa fee
  • Airport taxes
  • Porter charges at airport/railway
  • Any tips
  • Travel insurance
  • Single accommodation (available on request)
  • Visas or vaccinations

FAQs

What documents do I need for the trip?

You will typically need a valid passport with at least six months’ validity beyond your intended return date. Some countries may require a visa, so check the visa requirements for your destination and ensure you have obtained the necessary visas before traveling.

What should I pack for the trip?

It’s important to pack according to the climate and activities of your destination. Essentials include clothing appropriate for the weather, comfortable footwear, toiletries, medications, travel adapters, and important documents such as passports, visas, and travel insurance information.

Is travel insurance necessary?

While travel insurance is not mandatory for all trips, it is highly recommended. Travel insurance provides coverage for unforeseen events such as trip cancellations, medical emergencies, lost luggage, and other unexpected expenses. It offers peace of mind and financial protection during your travels.

How do I handle currency and payments while traveling?

It’s advisable to carry a combination of cash and cards. Research the currency used in your destination and exchange currency before your trip or withdraw cash from ATMs upon arrival. Notify your bank of your travel plans to avoid card issues abroad. Credit and debit cards are widely accepted, but it’s wise to carry some cash for smaller purchases and emergencies.

What safety precautions should I take during the trip?

Prioritize your safety by being aware of your surroundings, avoiding risky areas, and staying vigilant against scams and theft. Keep your valuables secure, use reputable transportation services, and follow local laws and customs. Stay updated on travel advisories and register with your embassy or consulate in case of emergencies.

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Indian Heritage Tour for First Time Visitors | 22 Day
From $2,200
/ Adult
From $1,100
/ Teen
  • Best Price Guaranteed
  • No Booking Fees
  • Professional Local Guide
  • Bus, Airlines
  • 3 Stars Hotels
  • 5,416 metres
  • Delhi
  • Sept, Oct, Nov, Dec, Jan, Feb, March
  • Festival Tour
  • All meals during the trip
  • English
  • Easy to Moderate
  • 2-25
  • 1
  • 75
  • 2 - 25