Delhi Stopover, North India Sampler plus Darjeeling & Calcutta
Some of the sights within are listed below:-
Delhi: India Gate, Houses of Parliament, Humayun's tomb, Red Fort,
Jama Masjid and many more sights.
Agra: Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Itamadh-Udh-Dhaula, Fatehpur sikri.
Jaipur: The Palace of Winds, City Palace, Observatory, Amber Palace,
Jaigarh fort and many more.
Jaisalmer: Jaisalmer Fort, Havelis, camel rides, sand dunes in
Jodhpur: Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada, Umaidh Bhawan Palace.
Udaipur: City Palace, Jagdish temple, Lake Palace, Fateh Sagar,
Saheliyon Ki Bari.
Varanasi: Bathing ghats of Varanasi are one of greatest images
of India. Taking a boat ride along the Ganges in the morning is an experience
not to be missed. Other sights include: Kashi Vishwanath temple, Benares
Hindu University and a visit to Sarnath (the buddhist pilgrimage point).
Darjeeling: Nestled in the Himalayas excellent views of Kanchenjunga
(subject to claer weather conditions), Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (narrow
gauge toy train) now classified as a heritage site, Himlayan Mountaineering
Institute, trip to Ghoom for the buddhist monastery.
Kolkata: Howrah Bridge, Eden Gardens, Victoria Memorial, a hustle
bustle town with trams, taxis and lots of firendly people throughout.
Detailed itinerary is given below:
||DELHI. Stay at hotel in Delhi for 2 night's stay. Day free
for sightseeing of New Delhi.
||DELHI. Day free for full day sightseeing of Old & New Delhi.
||Day free for sightseeing of New Delhi.
DELHI - JODHPUR. Train from Delhi to Jodhpur: 2120 - 0730*.
||JODHPUR - JAISALMER. Day in Jodhpur.
Train from Jodhpur - Jaisalmer: 1650 - 2230.Two night' stay at hotel.
||JAISALMER - AJMER - UDAIPUR.
Late evening of day 6 leave for Ajmer by overnight train. 0300 - 1305.
Ajmer - Udaipur 1610 - 2145. Two night' stay at hotel.
||UDAIPUR - JAIPUR. Overnight train from
Udaipur to Jaipur: 2210 - 0530*.
||JAIPUR. Arr at 0530. Two night's stay
||JAIPUR - AGRA. Train to Agra. 0810
- 1235. Overnight stay at Agra.
||AGRA - VARANASI. Overnight train from
Agra to Varanasi: 1820 - 0945*.
||VARANASI. Arr Varanasi 0915. Two night's
stay in Varanasi.
||VARANASI - MUGHALSARAI - NEWJALPAIGURI.
Local train to Mughalsarai (15 kms from Varanasi). Catch overnight
train from Mughalsarai - Newjalpaiguri: 1840 - 0820*.
||DARJEELING. Arr Newjapaiguri 0820.
Then road (cost not included) or toy train to Darjeeling (subject
to weather conditions). 3 night's stay in Darjeeling.
||DARJEELING - KOLKATA. Toy train (subject
to weather conditions) or road (not included) to Newjalpaiguri. Catch
overnight train from Newjalpaiguri - Kolkata: 1945- 0530*.
||KOLKATA. Arr kolkata 0530. Stay overnight
||KOLKATA - DELHI. Catch overnight Rajdhani
express train from Kolkata to Delhi: 1650 - 1050*.
||DELHI. Arr Delhi 1050. Trip concludes
on arrival in Delhi.
KEY TO AID UNDERSTANDING OF TABULAR ITINERARY ABOVE.
Alphabets in red represent car + driver
itineraries for individuals for that section.
Alphabets in green means train travel for
that section (generally in AC 2 Tier or AC 3 Tier unless stated
Alphabets in blue indicate flights between