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Sacred India

This tour takes you on a soulful journey across India as you discover the historic, sacred and mystic aspects of the nation!! Starting from the capital city of Delhi, this tour takes your on an exciting tour that comprises visit to Kolkata – the erstwhile capital of British India; Varanasi - one of the oldest cities of this planet; and Khajuraho – home to some iconic temples.

 

Tour Nights

  • Delhi: 2 nights
  • Khajuraho: 2 nights
  • Varanasi: 2 nights
  • Kolkata: 2 nights
  • Tour code: AWI23
  • Accommodation Grade
  • Private Tour

Tour At a Glance

  • Discover Mughal heritage and colonial architecture in Delhi
  • Behold the unbelievable sculptures of Hindu temples at Khajuraho
  • Experience spirituality at the ancient city, Varanasi
  • Explore the cultural and colonial charm at Kolkata

Itinerary details

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  • Day 1 UK - Delhi
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    UK - Delhi

    Depart from UK an overnight flight to Delhi.

  • Day 2 Arrival in Delhi
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    Arrival in Delhi

    On arrival in Delhi, our company representative will escort you from Delhi airport to your hotel. You may relax during your overnight stay or may opt to take a brief stroll through the city.

  • Day 3 Delhi
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    Delhi

    Post breakfast, set off on a journey through the Old and New Delhi. See the 17th Century Jama Masjid- one of the most prominent mosques of Delhi, then go for a visit to the majestic Red Fort and thereon head on to Raj Ghat- the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi and other impressive Government buildings in the area like the parliament house, president’s house and the supreme court. The afternoon has been left at your leisure.

  • Day 4 Delhi - Khajuraho
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    Delhi - Khajuraho

    Board the Shatabdi Express to Jhansi from Delhi this morning. At Jhansi you will be visiting the historic riverside town of Orchha, which is known for its majestic palaces forts. Thereon, head for the city of Khajuraho, known across the world for an interesting and exotic array of medieval Hindu temples. It is also a UNESCO declared World Heritage Site. It is at Khajuraho that you will spend the night today.

  • Day 5 Khajuraho
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    Khajuraho

    This morning you will devote to marveling at the temples of Khajuraho which were built by the Chandela emperors. These temples are known for their elaborate sculptures and beautiful paintings. Spend the night at the hotel.

  • Day 6 Khajuraho - Varanasi
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    Khajuraho - Varanasi

    Head for Varanasi located in Uttar Pradesh, via airways. At Varanasi, check-in at the hotel, where you will spend the next two nights. Varanasi is one of the oldest cities of the world which through centuries on centuries, has been constantly occupied. Located on the banks of the holy Ganges, this city inspires intrigue and wonder at the same time. Enjoy the evening, taking a walk along the river Ganges, where you will witness the grand Aarti ceremony.

  • Day 7 Varanasi
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    Varanasi

    Early this morning visits the ghats and witnesses the cleansing ritual. Thereon go for a boat ride in the majestic River Ganges. Go back to the hotel for your breakfast and then start off with a journey of the historic and holy city of Varanasi, visiting the ancient Hanuman Temple, the legendary Banaras Hindu University, the deer park Sarnath, a place associated with Lord Gautam Buddha. It is here that he first taught the ideal way of life in a sermon. In the evening participate in a yoga session and learn about the ancient way of leading a pure healthy life. Read More

  • Day 8 Varanasi - Kolkata
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    Varanasi - Kolkata

    Enjoy an afternoon of leisure and then be transferred to the airport where you will board your flight to Kolkata, the capital city of West Bengal. This bustling city has also had the honour of being the capital of India during the colonial era. You will be spending 2 nights here at a hotel.

  • Day 9 Kolkata
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    Kolkata

    Enjoy a tour of the Kolkata city this morning. Visit the grand Victoria Memorial - the Museum which houses relics from different eras of Indian History, the 19th Century Kali temple and the Mother House which is where the body of Mother Teresa was buried.

  • Day 10 Kolkata - UK Departure
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    Kolkata - UK Departure

    Transfer to the International airport in Kolkata towards your onward journey to UK with sweet memories.

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Bhubaneswar - ( 04 Nights ) (Day 10 to Day 14)

The capital of the Indian state of Orissa, Bhubaneswar, is famous across the world as the "Temple City of India." Multiple temples constructed in different era’s dot the horizon of this city and attract tourists and pilgrims alike in hordes. Experience here the wonders of mysticism and religion in the tinkling of the temple bells, in the sound of devotional hymns and in the light of the prayer lamp.

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Day 1

To Bhubaneswar

Post breakfast, transfer to the airport and proceed towards your onward journey to Bhubaneswar and upon arrival, transfer to hotel for 1 night stay in Bhubaneswar. Read More

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Day 2

To Puri

Begin your early morning journey for Puri. Visit Dhauli, Pipli and Raghurajpur en route. Upon arrival, check & in at hotel and proceed for a half & day sightseeing tour of the city. Visit Jagannath Temple and then relax at the golden beach of Puri in the evening. Read More

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Day 3

To Bhubaneswar

After breakfast, drive back to Bhubaneswar and visit Yogini Temple on the way. Upon arrival at Bhubaneswar, check in at the hotel and proceed for the half day sightseeing tour of the city. Visit Tribal Museum and Khandagiri. Spend your evening at Ekamra Haat. Read More

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Day 4

To Bhubaneswar, Kolkata

Post breakfast transfer to airport in Bhubaneswar to fly back to Kolkata. Read More

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Day 5

To UK

Post breakfast, transfer to the International airport in Kolkata towards your onward journey to London with sweet memories. Read More

Assam - ( 03 Nights ) (Day 10 to Day 13)

Assam - the very mention of this word brings to one’s mind the delightful blend of culture, heritage, faiths and beliefs of the innumerous ethnic tribes and sub-tribes residing in this region. In fact, a mention of the rich tradition of the state, without referring to the diverse lifestyle, arts-crafts, fairs and festival of the people residing therein, would be as good as incomplete. Assam is gifted with lush green meadows, fertile plains, the enormous Brahmaputra River, the beautiful hills, the Blue Mountains, the wonderful looking tea plantations, the rich flora and fauna.

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Day 1

To Guwahati

Arrive at the Guwahati airport and drive to Sualkuchi village (45 kilometers / 1.5 hours approx.) Sualkuchi village is one of the world’s largest weaving villages and silk from all over the state is woven here in exquisite silk fabrics. Drive to Guwahati city. Check-in the hotel upon arrival and spend a comfortable overnight stay. Read More

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Day 2

Goalpara

After breakfast at the hotel, drive to Goalpara. En-route visit Turkeshwari Temple, where it is believed that a portion of Goddess Sati’s body fell. Visit Hulukundar Pahar and enjoy the spectacular view of the village and river Brahmaputra. Check-in at the hotel and visit Naranaryan Setu and Paglatek Siv Mandir near Karbala after lunch. Spend a comfortable overnight stay at the hotel. Read More

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Day 3

Guwahati

Post breakfast at the hotel; visit Surya Pahar where one can see the cultural influence of Buddhism, Jainism and Hinduism. Later visit Dubapara village famous for Sheetal Pati (cane mat). After early lunch drive to Guwahati via Kukurmara. If time permit, visit Kulsi River by country boat and spot river dolphins. Check-in at the hotel and spend a comfortable overnight stay. Read More

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Day 4

To UK

Post breakfast, transfer to the airport in Guwahati via Kolkata towards your onward journey to UK with sweet memories. Read More

Hotels

  •  Ramada Khajuraho
    Ramada Khajuraho
    Khajuraho
  • Ramada Plaza
    Ramada Plaza
    Varanasi
  • The Pride Hotel
    The Pride Hotel
    Kolkata
  • The Grand New Delhi
    The Grand New Delhi
    Delhi
  • The Park Delhi
    The Park Delhi
    Delhi
  • Le Meridien
    Le Meridien
    Star Rating Delhi
  • The Lalit
    The Lalit
    Star Rating Khajuraho
  • Radisson Hotel Varanasi
    Radisson Hotel Varanasi
    Star Rating Varanasi
  • The Lalit Kolkata
    The Lalit Kolkata
    Star Rating Kolkata
  •  Ramada Plaza JHV
    Ramada Plaza JHV
    Star Rating Varanasi

Ramada Khajuraho

Khajuraho
  •  Ramada Khajuraho

Situated in Khajuraho, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Khajuraho Temples, Jain Group Of Temples, and Khajuraho Archaeological Museum. Raneh Falls is 20 km from the hotel while Panna Tiger Sanctuary and Pandav Falls are ap

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Ramada Plaza

Varanasi
  • Ramada Plaza

Ramada Plaza, JHV is one of Varanasi's finest 5 star hotels, which lies close to the Mall Road, Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Ramnagar Fort, and Jantar Mantar.Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport is 23 km away.

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The Pride Hotel

Kolkata
  • The Pride Hotel

Situated in business core of the Kolkata city, The Pride is located in close proximity to the eminent corporates and within the easy access of the impending IT Hub of Kolkata. Rich in every way, The Pride offers exclusive ble

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Le Meridien

Delhi
  • Le Meridien

Le Meridien New Delhi is conveniently located in the centre of the city, within a two kilometre radius of major central government offices, Parliament House, the Presidential Palace, Rashtrapathi Bhawan and the bustling comme

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The Lalit

Khajuraho
  • The Lalit

The Panna National Park is 25 km from the city. A destination of contemplation and calm, The Lalit Temple View Khajuraho is located just minutes away from the international airport and railway station. Just 200 meters from t

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Radisson Hotel Varanasi

Varanasi
  • Radisson Hotel Varanasi

Located in the heart of Varanasi, this luxury hotel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from JVH Mall and within 3 mi (5 km) of Bharat Mata and Vishwanatha Temple. Dasaswamedh ghat and Marnikanika Ghat are also within 6 mi (10 km). 45 minutes

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The Lalit Kolkata

Kolkata
  • The Lalit Kolkata

Located in the main business & shopping district of Kolkata, The Lalit Great Eastern is 35 minutes drive from the international and domestic airport and 10 minutes drive from Howrah and Sealdah railway stations.

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The Grand New Delhi

Delhi
  • The Grand New Delhi

The Grand, New Delhi a five star hotel located in South of the city, welcomes its guest to experience an artful balance of contemporary elegance and modern design. The hotel is merely 8 kilometers away from Indira Gandhi Inte

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The Park Delhi

Delhi
  • The Park Delhi

The Park hotel is situated in the heart of the city's business and entertainment hub - Connaught Place. The hotel is 23 kilometers away from the Indira Gandhi International Airport and only 2 kilometers from New Delhi Railway

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Ramada Plaza JHV

Varanasi
  •  Ramada Plaza JHV

Ramada Plaza, JHV is one of Varanasi's finest 5 star hotels, which lies close to the Mall Road, Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Ramnagar Fort, and Jantar Mantar.Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport is 23 km away.

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What's Included?

  • International Flights: Return economy class International flights from UK. Supplement may apply from regional airports.
  • Domestic Flights: Economy class domestic flights within India.
  • Train: Air conditioned III tier.
  • Assisted Transfers: All Airport and train transfers as specified by a chauffeur driven car inclusive of representative assistance. Where courtesy transfers are provided by the hotel representative assistance may not be available in some places.
  • Accommodation: Room with attached private facilities.
  • Meal Plan: Bed and Breakfast at all places.
  • Services of Local Agent & Tour Guide: Services of a local agent in all major cities and an English speaking guide during sightseeing as specified inclusive of entry fee to the monuments.
  • Taxes:All applicable taxes and service charges.

What's not Included?

  • Travel insurance: We recommend you take a comprehensive travel insurance to cover your holiday at the time of booking the tour.
  • Visa: UK citizens require entry visas for India.
  • Personal Expenses: Such as laundry, telephones calls, hard & soft drinks, meals other then specified, beverages and mineral water etc
  • Camera fee: Still and video camera fee at monuments and game parks.
  • Tips anywhere: To drivers, porters, bellboys, guides & waiters etc.
  • Free Days: Any car arrangements on free days / days at leisure.
  • Any items not mentioned in the itinerary and inclusions.

Additional Information

  • Red Fort, Delhi is closed to public on all Mondays.
  • Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£) based on twin sharing.
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