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    TOUR CODE: INDC
    11 Days, 9 Nights
    Extension to Varanasi – 3 Days (2-Night)
    Extension to Kathmandu (Nepal) – 4 Days (3-Night)

    India:
    Delhi, Jaipur, Fatehpur Sikri, Agra, Taj Mahal
    Varanasi (Extension)
    Nepal: Kathmandu (Extension)

    • Departure Date: TBA
    • Max People: 40
    • Departure: Vancouver or Toronto
    • *B-Buffet Breakfast L-Lunch D-Dinner SD-Special DinnerMeals
    Tour Features
    • Tour Leader from Canada
    • Outbound overnight in Shanghai, reduce the Jet Lag.
    • 5 Star & 5 Star design hotel accommodation
    • Most meals in Hotel (Buffet Breakfast and Buffet Dinner)
    • Deluxe restaurant for lunch and dinner
    • Deluxe air condition tour bus
    • Two bottle of mineral water per day.
    • Experience English speaking local guide service
    • Delhi: Welcome / Farewell Dinner in hotel (With one glass red wine or beer)
    • Delhi: Rickshaw ride in old Delhi
    • Delhi: Indian Souvenir per person
    • Jaipur: Elephant ride in Jaipur (Or take 4 by 4 Jeep)
    • Jaipur: Visit Indian local family with Cooking demo
    • Jaipur: Indian Cultural Dance with Dinner
    • Agra: Night Show: Mohabbat-e-Taj Show
    • Agra: A Free memorable group Photo in Taj Mahal
    • No Hidden Surcharge
    • India Souvenir per person

    Price Includes

    • Air fares
    • 12 Nights Hotel Accomodation
    • Tour Guide
    • Entrance Fees
    • All transportation in destination location

    Price Excludes

    • Canada Domestic AIF & Fuel Surcharge
    • India Visa and Service Fees
    • Single Supplement
    • Gratuities to Indochina escort, guides and drivers
    • Personal Insurance

    Complementaries

    • Tour Leader from Canada
    • Daily Buffet Breakfast in Hotel
    • Dinner with One Glass of Beer or Soft Drink
    • Daily Two Free Bottle of Water during the tour
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    Itinerary

    Day 1Hometown / Shanghai

    Fly with West Jet to Vancouver or Toronto, and then connect with China Eastern Airlines for your flight to New Delhi via Shanghai. Start your worry-free vacation with our guidance of Canadian Tour Leader.

    Day 2Arriving Shanghai

    Cross the International Date Line and arrive in Shanghai (China’s most populous city and seaport).

    No China Visa needed if you are on transit to India and are a Canadian passport holder.

    Arrive Shanghai, you will transfer to your hotel.  Relax and get some rest, so you can minimize the Jet Lag caused by the flight from Vancouver.

    Shanghai Huating Hotel & Towers (5-Star)

    Day 3Shanghai

    After breakfast, transfer to Shanghai Airport take the China Eastern flight fly to Delhi. Arrive Delhi International Airport, you will be greeted by your India local guide and transferred to hotel.   Delhi, the capital of India, is a well laid-out main metropolitan area built by the British in 1911. It blends internationalism and tradition, with many interesting museums and art galleries here.
    ( B )

    Hilton Garden Inn Gurgaon (5-Star)

    Day 4Delhi

    After a good breakfast you will start a very interesting city tour of New Delhi, the capital city of India which was built by the British in 1911. This is a striking modern metropolis that blends internationalism and tradition with many interesting museums and art galleries. A gracious contrast to Old Delhi’s winding streets. The grand avenues and stately buildings of New Delhi are rich with history and culture.

    So our day will begin with a visit to The Qutab Minar Tower which forms part of the Qutab complex, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Mehrauli area. This is a 73-metre tall tapering tower of five stories that contains a spiral staircase of 379 steps. Then we will go to Birla Mandir which is a magnificent Hindu temple or Mandir built in white marble and sandstone by the Birla family. After lunch enjoy a tour of the President’s Palace, the India Gate and the Parliament Building. At the end of the day head back to your hotel for a Welcome Dinner that will include a glass of Indian wine or Indian beer (B / L / SD)

    Breakfast: Hotel Buffet Breakfast

    Lunch: Essex Farms Restaurant

    Dinner: Hotel Buffet Dinner (With a glass of Indian wine or Indian Beer)

    Day 5Delhi

    This morning, visit Mahatma Gandhi’s House (Closed on Monday) and the memorial dedicated to him on the banks of the Yamuna River called Raj Ghat.  Then explore the famous “Old Delhi” a walled city founded in 1638 and then drive by (and get a photo op) of the historic Red Fort, the main residence of the emperors of the Mughal dynasty for nearly 200 years, until 1857. After that we will take Rickshaw Ride to the Chandni Chowk or Moonlight Square, one of the oldest and busiest markets in Old Delhi built in the 17th century by the Mughal Emperor of India Shah JahanAnd just before noon we will visit the largest Muslim mosque in India, Jama Masjid. For lunch you will be treated to Kashmiri Food.

    In the afternoon we will visit Gurudwara Bangla Sahib   which is one of the most prominent Sikh houses of worship built in 1783 and known for its association with the eighth Sikh Guru, Guru Har Krishan, as well as the pool inside its complex, known as the “Sarovar.” It ranked No 1 among the best tourist and pilgrimage spot in Delhi (SURVEY-2017). Here you will be able to help out in the making of an unleavened flatbread from the Indian Subcontinent named Chapatti or Roti. This bread is made of whole wheat flour known as Atta, salt and water, and cooked on a tava (flat skillet). You will also help with the stirring of vast pots of dal (lentil curry). A truly humbling experience. (B / SL / D)

    Breakfast: Hotel Buffet Breakfast

    Lunch: Restaurant Chor Bizarre (Kashmiri Food)

    Dinner: Hotel Buffet Dinner

    Day 6Delhi ~ Jaipur ( 230 KM – 4 Hour Driving )

    After breakfast we will drive to the Pink City of India, Jaipur. After lunch visit the Wood Block Printing Textile Emporium where we will learn about  the process of printing patterns on textiles, usually of linen, cotton or silk, by means of incised wooden blocks. It is the earliest, simplest and slowest of all methods of textile printing. 

    In the evening we will go for a walking tour of the old city market famous for its glass bangles.   Enjoy Special Dinner with Traditional Cultural Dance. (B / SL / D)

    Jaipur Hilton Hotel (5-Star)

    Breakfast: Hotel Buffet Breakfast

    Lunch: Heritage Spice Restaurant

    Dinner: Garden Restaurant (With Traditional Cultural Dance)

    Day 7Jaipur

    On this day we will travel to a magnificent fort divided into four main sections, each with its own courtyard and that comprises an extensive palace complex, built from pale yellow and pink sandstone, and white marble called Amber Fort. Once here we will enjoy an Elephant ride to the top of the fortress. Then we will make a photo stop at Jaipur’s most distinctive landmark, the Hawa Mahal (a place of winds). This is an extraordinary pink-painted delicately honeycombed hive with 953 windows and niches that rises a dizzying five stories. It was constructed in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh to enable ladies of the royal household to watch the life and processions of the city. At lunch time you will be treated to a demonstration of the art of Turban Tying. In the Afternoon enjoy the visit to one of the most hospitable cities on the planet. A place full of warmth and charm called “Pink City”, and then we will stop at a site that consists of 13 gigantic architectural astronomy instruments built around 1723 named Jantar Mantar. In the evening we will have dinner with a Local Family and discover some of the secrets of Indian cooking. (B / L / SD)

    Breakfast: Hotel Buffet Breakfast

    Lunch: Aangan Restaurant (The Hotel Park Regis)

    Dinner: At a Local Family’s house (With Indian cooking)

    Day 8Jaipur ~ Fatehpur Sikri ~ Agra ( 230 KM ~ 6 Hour Surface )

    Today we depart Jaipur and start our journey north to the city of Agra, but just before we arrive at our destination we will stop at a small city with red sandstone buildings and Persian principles founded by a 16th century Mughal emperor called Fatehpur Sikri (or Ghost City). This place was the capital of the Mughal Empire between 1570 and 1586. Emperor Akbar built the city to celebrate the birth of a heir (the future Emperor Jehangir), but the Imperial complex was abandoned in 1585, shortly after its completion, due to the exhaustion of the small, spring-fed lake that supplied the city with water, and its proximity with the Rajputana, with which the Mughal Empire was often at war. Check into your hotel upon our arrival in Agra. Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure. (B / L / D)

    Agra Sarovar Crystal Hotel (5-Star)

    Breakfast: Hotel Buffet Breakfast

    Lunch: Bharatpur Laxmi Vilas Restaurant

    Dinner: Hotel Buffet Dinner

    Day 9Agra ( Taj Mahal )

    Today we will start our day at sunrise, so we can have an early visit to the most famous UNESCO World Heritage Site in India known as The Taj Mahal. This is an ivory-white marble mausoleum on the south bank of the Yamuna River that took 17 years to be built. It was commissioned in 1632 by the Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan to house the tomb of his favorite wife, Mumtaz Mahal. Later in the day we will go to a UNESCO World Heritage Site known as The Agra Fort which was the main residence of the emperors of the Mughal Dynasty till 1638, when the capital was shifted from Agra to Delhi.

    At the end of the day we will enjoy the Sun Set on The Taj Mahal from Mehtab Bagh – a garden complex, square in shape, and that measures about 300 by 300 meters and that is perfectly aligned on the other side of the Yamuna river with the Taj Mahal. In the evening enjoy the amazing Mohabbat-e-Taj Show that depicts the romantic love story of Emperor Shajahan and his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. (B / L / D)

    Mohabbat-e-Taj Show

    Breakfast: Hotel Buffet Breakfast

    Lunch: Hotel Lattice Restaurant

    Dinner: Hotel Buffet Dinner

    Day 10Agra ~ Delhi ( 220 KM – 4 Hour Driving )

    Enjoy the morning at your leisure and at noon we will start our journey back to Delhi by traveling on one of India’s longest six-lane controlled-access expressway stretches known as The Yamuna Expressway. We will check into our hotel upon arrival. Get some rest and then at night enjoy a Farewell Dinner at the hotel. (B / L / SD)

    Radisson Gurugram Udyog Vihar (5-Star Design)

    Breakfast: Hotel Buffet Breakfast

    Lunch: Café NH8 Restaurant

    Dinner: Hotel Buffet Dinner (With a glass of Indian wine or Indian Beer)

    Day 11Delhi / Hometown ( Via Shanghai )

    Take an early morning flight to Shanghai. Once in China you will make your connection with China Eastern Airlines for your flight back to Canada.

    Varanasi Extension 3 Days (2-Night)

    Day 11Delhi / Varanasi (By Air)

    Today, you will fly to the Holy Ganges Varanasi today, be greeted and transferred to hotel upon arrival. Evening enjoy an exclusive boat ride on River Ganges to see Aarti (Prayer) ceremony.
    ( B / L / D)

    Varanasi Rivatas Hotel (4+ Star)

    Day 12Varanasi

    Early morning boat ride on River Ganges. After breakfast, sightseeing tour of Sarnath of which Varanasi is the Buddhist center. It is the duty of all Hindus to visit Varanasi, at least once in their lifetime.
    ( B / L / D)

    Varanasi Rivatas Hotel (4+ Star)

    Day 13Varanasi / Delhi (By Air) / Hometown ( Via Shanghai )

    After breakfast, take a morning flight to Delhi. Upon arrival, transfer to Delhi hotel for rest for day use room till departure. Later transfer to Delhi International Airport for your flight back home. Arrive home on the same day.
    (B)

    Radisson Gurugram Udyog Vihar (5-Star Design)

    Remarks:
    1. Tour is English-speaking  Private Tour service.

    2. Round trip air between Delhi and Varanasi included.

    3. Accommodation based on 2 sharing included.

    4. Gratuities: US$30.00 per person to pay locally.

    Kathmandu (Nepal) Extension 4 Days (3-Night)

    Day 11Delhi / Kathmandu (By Air)

    After breakfast, fly to Nepal’s capital, Kathmandu. Surrounded by high mountain peaks, the Kathmandu Valley is the home of three fabled cities — KathmanduPatan, and Bhaktapur.
    ( B / L / D)

    Kathmandu Annapurna Hotel (4+ Star)

    Day 12Kathmandu

    After breakfast, walk in medieval Kathmandu near Rani Pokhara, and make your way to the charming streets of New Road, the main shopping hub for the locals. Then continue to visit an ancient religious complex set atop a hill with glorious views — Swayambhunath (also named Monkey Temple), a UNESCO World Heritage site. In the afternoon, visit Asia’s Largest Stupa. Make a short stop at an Art School to learn about Thangka painting, a unique traditional Himalayan art. Then visit Nepal’s most important Hindu temple Pashupatinath, standing on the banks of the holy Bagmati River.
    ( B / L / D)

    Varanasi Rivatas Hotel (4+ Star)

    Day 13Kathmandu

    Morning visit the City of Devotees – Bhaktapur, also a UNESCO World Heritage site. The city is notable for its excellent crafts, ornate palaces and temples galore. Then visit Patan, the city of fine arts, enclosed within four stupas.
    (B)

    Radisson Gurugram Udyog Vihar (5-Star Design)

    Day 14Kathmandu / Delhi (By Air) / Hometown ( Via Shanghai )

    After breakfast, take a morning flight to Delhi. Upon arrival, transfer to Delhi hotel for rest for day use room till departure. Later transfer to Delhi International Airport for your flight back home. Arrive home on the same day.
    (B)

    Radisson Gurugram Udyog Vihar (5-Star Design) ( Day use hotel )

    Remarks:
    1. Tour is English-speaking  Private Tour service.

    2. Round trip air between Delhi and Kathmandu included.

    3. Accommodation based on 2 sharing included.

    4. Gratuities: US$40.00 per person to pay locally.

    5. Nepal Visa Fee: US$30.00 per person ( Payable on arrival ) not included.
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