Destination Himalaya
Sanjay Saxena Conde Nast Top Travel Specialist for India, Nepal, Tibet, Sri Lanka
India, Tibet, Nepal & Sri Lanka

Tour North India

These are 10-day trips, perfect for those who by choice or by necessity, can only afford a short time out.  Generally one week bracketed by 2 weekends, our QuickEscapes provide the nimble and rejuvenating getaway.  And because they are our condensed itineraries especially designed to show you the best of each region, they can also be taken as extensions to other longer trips.  Either way, our QuickEscapes are specially designed to provide you with a unique glimpse of your chosen area of the world under our attentive care.   

Outline Itinerary


Day 2: ARRIVE DELHI – Non-stop flights from the USA arrive tonight or early morning hours of Day 3.  Met on arrival and escorted to your hotel.

Day 3: EXPLORING DELHI - Full day to visit sites in both Old and New Delhi.  Through the centuries, Hindus, Mughals and the British have built eight cities on this site, each adding their own flavor.

Day 4: TO AGRA – Early afternoon flight to Agra, with afternoon visits to sites, including Agra Fort and Itmad ud Daula.  See the sunset on the shimmering Taj Mahal, one of the architectural wonders of the world.

Day 5: AGRA & KALAKHO VILLAGE – Watch the sunrise on the Taj Mahal before departing for rural Rajasthan, visiting historic Mughal site of Fatepur Sikri en route to the village area of Kalakho.

Day 6: KALAKHO VILLAGE – Explore this rural, agricultural region of Rajasthan.  Range of activities includes wildlife viewing, camel trekking, horse riding and village safaris, which include home visits in the neighboring village communities.

Day 7:  TO JAIPUR - This morning we will drive to the royal Rajasthani city of Jaipur, where we will spend the afternoon leisurely exploring the “Pink City” with visits to the City Palace, Jantar Mantar and Hawa Mahal.

Day 8:  EXPLORING JAIPUR - Today we will have the opportunity to take an elephant ride at the Amber Fort and visit Kali Temple.  Afternoon free time to explore Jaipur’s colorful bazaars.  A treat this evening as you dine with members of one of Jaipur’s noble families.

Day 9:  TO DELHI - We have the morning in Jaipur and then fly on to Delhi. Late checkout of 6:00 p.m. at the hotel.  Transfers to international airport for outbound flight back to USA.


Wish to be gone longer than 10 days? Add:
  • QuickEscapes – Kerala
    Take in some R&R in the calm and leisurely paced life on the backwaters of the Arabian Sea, enjoy the pristine beaches of Kerala and an Ayurvedic spa.

  • QuickEscapes – Mountains
    Visit the Hill Stations of Kalimpong and Darjeeling offering fabulous views of the high Himalaya.  Everest, Kanchenjunga, Makalu can all be viewed from Tiger Hill, above Darjeeling.

  • QuickEscapes – Temples
    During this week-long southern sojourn we visit the most important World Heritage sites in South India: Madurai, Tanjore, Trichy and end with a couple of days relaxing in Mahabalipuram on the Bay of Bengal.
Longer itineraries featuring North India:

Call us toll free at 1-800 MY INDIA (1-800-694-6342) or email us to request a detailed day-to-day itinerary.

Detail from Krishna Lila
Taj Mahal, Agra
Amber Fort, Jaipur
Chandni Chowk, Delhi

It's Included:
Medical & evacuation insurance
All hotels, breakfast, ground transportation, local guides and entrance fees

Departures (on demand):
Year Round

Land Cost (per person):
Standard 5 Star Hotels
2 participants - $3145

Luxury 5 Star Hotels
2 participants - $4245

Itmad ud Daula , Agra

Samber deerQutab Minar, Delhi

Samber deer
Pottery, Jaipur Bazaar


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