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Delhi. India
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 69.8 74.3 84.6 96.8 102.6 101.8 94.5 92.5 93.6 91.4 82.9 73.2
Average Low 45.7 50.2 59.5 70.9 78.6 82 80.2 79.3 76.5 67.3 55.8 47.3
Average Rainfall 0.75 0.75 0.79 0.59 0.83 0.98 2.76 9.33 9.25 4.45 0.67 0.35
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+05:30)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Indian Rupee
$1.00 USD = Rs.63.36 INR
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
Udaipur. India
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 75.6 80.4 91 99.3 103.6 99.1 93 86.5 90.7 91.9 84.7 68.9
Average Low 44.6 48.4 57.7 68.4 77 79 76.1 73.8 70.5 62.4 53.1 45.9
Average Rainfall 0.138 0.079 0.047 0.26 0.717 3.65 7.433 8.075 3.787 0.752 0.677 0.142
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+05:30)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Indian Rupee
$1.00 USD = Rs.63.36 INR
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
Jaipur. India
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 72.3 77 87.8 98.8 104.5 102.7 93.4 90.3 92.8 92.5 84.6 75.9
Average Low 47.1 51.4 60.8 71.2 78.6 81.3 78.4 76.5 73.8 66.9 56.8 48.6
Average Rainfall 0.276 0.417 0.122 0.193 0.705 2.496 8.791 8.106 2.61 0.984 0.154 0.165
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+05:30)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Indian Rupee
$1.00 USD = Rs.63.36 INR
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
Agra. India
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 72.1 77.4 89.6 101.3 106.9 105.3 95.4 92.7 93.9 93.7 85.5 75.2
Average Low 46.4 50.7 60.6 72.1 79.5 83.3 80.2 78.4 75.9 67.8 56.7 48.4
Average Rainfall 0.52 0.693 0.366 0.248 0.445 2.193 8.004 9.575 5.106 0.976 0.169 0.24
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+05:30)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Indian Rupee
$1.00 USD = Rs.63.36 INR
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
Khajuraho. India
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 76 81 92 101 106 100 91 88 90 91 85 78
Average Low 49 54 63 73 81 81 78 77 76 69 58 50
Average Rainfall 0.2 0.5 0.1 0.1 0.1 2.5 3 5.9 3 0.1 0 0.2
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+05:30)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Indian Rupee
$1.00 USD = Rs.63.36 INR
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
Varanasi. India
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 73.4 79.2 90.7 101.3 104.5 101.1 92.7 91.2 91 90.9 84.9 76.5
Average Low 48.6 52.9 61.2 71.4 77.9 81 78.3 77.7 75.9 69.1 57.9 50.2
Average Rainfall 0.748 0.717 0.327 0.24 0.406 4.224 12.177 11.354 9.642 1.272 0.366 0.189
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+05:30)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Indian Rupee
$1.00 USD = Rs.63.36 INR
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
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Northern India

13 days/11 nights - from $3,640 per person including airfare from East Coast
Take an 11-night trip, starting your trip to India with a stop in Delhi, where you see Humayun’s Tomb and the Qutab Minar. From there, fly to Udaipur and explore the Jagdish Temple and the Sahelion Ki Bari Gardens. Then fly to Jaipur and visit the Palace of the Winds and the Jantar Mantar Observatory. Afterward, travel to Agra and see the Taj Mahal and Agra Fort. Next, fly to Khajuraho and tour the Chandela Dynasty temples. Then fly to Varanasi, on the Ganges River, and journey to Sarnath, where you explore the ruins of monasteries and Buddhist art. Finally, transit through Delhi on your way back home. Starting from $3640, including air, with guaranteed weekly departures.

Day 1 - USA/Delhi
Depart from East Coast via Emirates trans-Atlantic flight for Delhi, India.

Day 2 - Delhi
Arrive in Delhi, India's vibrant capital, where you transfer to your hotel. (ITC Welcom Dwarka/Vasant Continental)

Day 3 - Delhi
Afternoon tour of Old and New Delhi includes Humayun's Tomb, inspiration for the Taj Mahal; the Qutab Minar, an impressive 234-foot 13th-century minaret; and the Red Fort. (B)

Day 4 - Delhi/Udaipur
Fly to Udaipur on the banks of Lake Pichola. Explore the City Palace with its elaborate decor, the Sahelion Ki Bari Gardens, the Jagdish Temple, and the local folk art museum. (Ramada/Trident) (B)

Day 5 - Udaipur
A full day of sightseeing features a visit to the dazzling white marble temples of Ranakpur. Situated in the idyllic Arivali valley, Ranakpur is known as "the tranquil pilgrimage town." (B)

Day 6 - Udaipur/Jaipur
Morning flight to Jaipur, famous for its colorful buildings. Visit the Palace of the Winds, the City Palace, museum, and the Jantar Mantar Observatory. (Holiday Inn/Le Meridien) (B)

Day 7 - Jaipur
Morning journey outside town to the Amber Fort. Make your ascent to the 17th-century palace on the back of a gaily caparisoned elephant and tour this distinguished specimen of Rajput architecture. (B)

Day 8 - Jaipur/Agra
Travel east to Agra via Fatehpur Sikri, a deserted sandstone city with audience halls, palaces, mosques and tombs. Continue to Agra, situated on the banks of the Yamuna River, and transfer to the hotel. (Clarks Shiraz/Jaypee Palace) (B)

Day 9 - Agra
Today, explore one of the seven wonders of the world, the Taj Mahal. Continue to the Agra Fort with its 70-foot sandstone wall and maze of finely designed mosques, palaces and courtyards, many of marble. (B)

Day 10 - Agra/Khajuraho
Take train to Khajuraho and tour the Chandela Dynasty temples, which house intricately carved statues and friezes portraying local life 1,000 years ago. (Jass Radisson) (B)

Day 11 - Khajuraho/Varanasi
Fly east to Varanasi, situated on the Ganges River and known as the religious capital of the Hindu world. Journey outside the city to Sarnath. Explore the ruins of monasteries and the museum's excellent collection of Buddhist art. (Radisson/Taj Gateway) (B)

Day 12 - Varanasi/Delhi
Early this morning, capture the essence of this holy city as your boat glides along the sacred waters of the Ganges, flanked by shrines, temples and palaces. Continue through the old city, a maze of narrow lanes, bazaars and some 2,000 temples and shrines. Later in the day, fly to Delhi, or continue with our Nepal Extension or Ellora & Ajanta Caves Extension. On arrival in Delhi connect with your return flight to the US. (B)

Day 13 - Delhi/USA
Arrive in the US today.

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Departure DatesLand & Air *
New York
Land Only *Single Supplement
April 1 - May 14
July 26 - September 30
$3640 FC
$4020 D
$2290 FC
$2670 D
$620 FC
$980 D
May 15-24
July 8-25
$3885 FC
$4265 D
$2290 FC
$2670 D
$620 FC
$980 D
May 25 - July 7
$4190 FC
$4570 D
$2290 FC
$2670 D
$620 FC
$980 D
October 1 - November 30
$3940 FC
$4380 D
$2590 FC
$3030 D
$720 FC
$1140 D
December 1-9, 25-31
$4185 FC
$4625 D
$2590 FC
$3030 D
$720 FC
$1140 D
December 10-24
$4790 FC
$5230 D
$2590 FC
$3030 D
$720 FC
$1140 D
2020
January 11 - March 31
$3940 FC
$4380 D
$2590 FC
$3030 D
$720 FC
$1140 D
January 1-10
$4185 FC
$4625 D
$2590 FC
$3030 D
$720 FC
$1140 D
  • Land & Air prices are per person based on double occupancy for weekday travel. For weekend travel to and from the US (Fri, Sat & Sun), add $75 each way.
  • Land & Air prices include government taxes and fees. Hotels are FC (first-class) and D (deluxe), as indicated.

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Tour Features

  • Round trip trans-Atlantic airfare from the East Coast via Emirates Airways coach class
  • Local airfare, coach class, as per itinerary
  • Round trip airport transfers
  • Overland transfers with sightseeing stops as per itinerary
  • 3 nights stay in a double occupancy room in Delhi
  • 2 nights stay in a double occupancy room in Udaipur, Jaipur, and Agra
  • 1 night stay in a double occupancy room in Khajuraho and Varanasi
  • Private sightseeing tours with English-speaking guide and admission fees: afternoon city tour in Delhi, half-day palace tour and full-day city tour of Udaipur, half-day city tour in Jaipur, half-day tour of Amber Fort, tour of Agra including visit to Taj Mahal and Agra Fort, half-day temple tour in Khajuraho, half-day tour of Sarnath, city tour and boat tour of Varanasi
  • Breakfast daily
  • Hotel taxes and service charge
  • Airline fuel surcharge (subject to change) and government taxes and fees

Nepal Extension

  • Round trip airfare, coach class, to Kathmandu
  • Round trip airport transfers
  • 3 nights stay in a double occupancy room in Kathmandu at Grand (FC) or Yak & Yeti (D) with hotel taxes and service charges
  • 3 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 1 dinner
  • Sightseeing tours with English-speaking guide and admission fees: half-day tour of Bhadgaon, half-day tour of Patan, half-day tour of Kathmandu

Rates do not include

  • Any expenses of personal nature such as tips, laundry, table drinks, telephone calls, etc.
  • Optional Travel Insurance
  • Any item not mentioned above

Remarks

  • If listed hotels or Emirates Airways are not available at the time of reservation, alternative hotels at the same category or airlines could be used. Prices may differ.
  • First-class hotels (FC): ITC Welcom Hotel Dwarka (Delhi), Ramada (Udaipur), Holiday Inn (Jaipur), Clarks Shiraz (Agra), Jass Radisson (Khajuraho), Radisson (Varanasi)
  • Deluxe hotels (D: Vasant Continental (Delhi), Trident (Udaipur), Le Meridien (Jaipur), Jaypee Palace (Agra), Jass Radisson (Khajuraho), Taj Getaway (Varanasi)
  • During trade fairs season and during Christmas and New Year’s days, some hotels may require surcharges. The prices may increase.
  • Ticket(s) must be issued and full payment must be received 90 days prior to departure
  • Major credit cards accepted; credit card authorization required
  • Change and cancellation penalty ($250-$600 per person) apply once ticketed; Pacific Holidays’ general cancellation policy applies
  • Hotel upgrades, additional hotel nights, extensions to all Asian destinations and add-on air fares from various US cities are available

Kathmandu Extension
5 Days/3 Nights

Day 12 - Varanasi/Kathmandu
Fly to the capital of the Himalayan Kingdom of Nepal, which sits in a valley surrounded by snow-capped peaks. Transfer to hotel, and enjoy dinner and a performance of Nepalese dance. (Grand/Yak & Yeti)(D)

Day 13 - Kathmandu
Journey to the ancient capital of Bhadgaon to see the Palace of Fifty-five Windows, the Golden Gate, and Pashupatinath Temple, a Hindu shrine on the banks of the Bagmati River. In the afternoon, drive to the ancient city of Patan, famous for its exquisite temples and talented artisans. (B/L)

Day 14 - Kathmandu
This morning explore the highlights, including the imposing 2,000-year-old stupa Swayambhunath, the central Durbar Square, and the colorful lanes and alleyways of the local marketplace. (B)

Day 15 - Kathmandu/Delhi
Morning at leisure before your afternoon flight to Delhi, where you connect with your return flight to the US. (B)

Day 16 - Delhi/USA
Arrive in the US today.

This package must be purchased with the basic tour. If purchased separately, price may be different.

Departure Dates & Rates

 
Tour Cost
Per Person
Land & Air
$ 710 FC 
$ 970 D 

Single Supplement
$ 230 FC 
$ 425 D 
Hotels are FC (first-class) and D (deluxe), as indicated.
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