The Colonial North India
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Product Code : AGORA350
Embark on a fascinating journey through "The Colonial North India" on this private tour. Discover the colonial heritage and historical landmarks of Delhi, the enchanting hill stations of Shimla and Mussoorie, and the planned city of Chandigarh. Immerse yourself in the rich history, architecture, and natural beauty of these captivating destinations. Experience the charm of the colonial era and create lasting memories on this unforgettable exploration of North India's colonial past.
Day 1: Arrive Delhi
Upon arrival at Delhi airport, you will be greeted by our representative who will assist you with the transfer to your hotel. Check-in at the hotel and enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure to relax or explore the city on your own.
Day 2: Delhi City Tour
Embark on a full-day city tour of Delhi, covering both Old and New Delhi. Visit iconic landmarks such as Jama Masjid, Red Fort, Raj Ghat, India Gate, Humayun's Tomb, Qutub Minar, and Lotus Temple. Experience the vibrant blend of historical monuments and bustling modernity that Delhi has to offer.
Day 3: Delhi - Agra - Delhi
Embark on a full-day excursion to Agra, located approximately 200 kilometers from Delhi. Explore the breathtaking Taj Mahal, a UNESCO World Heritage site, known as a symbol of eternal love. Visit Agra Fort, an imposing red sandstone fort offering magnificent views of the Taj Mahal. Also, visit Itmad-ud-Daula Tomb, renowned for its intricate marble inlay work. Later, drive back to Delhi.
Day 4: Delhi - Chandigarh
After breakfast, drive to Chandigarh, a well-planned city known for its modern architecture and urban design. Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel and embark on a city tour of Chandigarh. Visit popular attractions like Rock Garden, Sukhna Lake, Rose Garden, and Capitol Complex. Immerse yourself in the artistic and serene ambiance of this city.
Day 5: Chandigarh - Shimla (by toy train)
Transfer to Kalka railway station to board the scenic toy train to Shimla. Enjoy the picturesque journey as the train winds through the hills, offering breathtaking views of the surrounding landscapes. Upon arrival in Shimla, our representative will assist you with the transfer to your hotel. Spend the rest of the day at your leisure, exploring the charming hill station or strolling along the famous Mall Road.
Day 6: Shimla City Tour
Embark on a city tour of Shimla, once the summer capital of British India. Visit prominent attractions like the Viceregal Lodge, Christ Church, Jakhoo Temple, Scandal Point, and the Gaiety Theatre. Enjoy the colonial charm, beautiful architecture, and panoramic views of the surrounding mountains.
Day 7: Shimla - Chail and Kufri Excursion
Take an excursion to the picturesque hill stations of Chail and Kufri. Visit the Chail Palace, known for its architectural beauty, and enjoy the serene ambiance of this hill town. Explore Kufri, famous for its panoramic views and adventure activities like horse riding and hiking. Return to Shimla in the evening.
Day 8: Shimla - Mussoorie
After breakfast, drive to the enchanting hill station of Mussoorie. On arrival, check-in at the hotel and spend the rest of the day at your leisure. You can explore the famous Mall Road, shop for local souvenirs, or simply relax amidst the natural beauty of Mussoorie.
Day 9: Mussoorie Sightseeing
Embark on a sightseeing tour of Mussoorie, known as the "Queen of Hills." Visit popular attractions like Gun Hill, Kempty Falls, Lal Tibba, Camel's Back Road, and Company Garden. Enjoy the panoramic views of the Himalayan range and soak in the tranquility of this hill retreat.
Day 10: Mussoorie - Delhi (275kms)
After breakfast, drive back to Delhi. On arrival, check-in at the hotel and spend the rest of the day at your leisure. You can explore the vibrant markets, indulge in delicious local cuisine, or visit any other place of interest with the assistance of your driver.
Day 11: Delhi Sightseeing - Departure
Embark on a final day of sightseeing in Delhi. Visit the remaining attractions you haven't explored yet or revisit your favorite spots for further exploration. Later, as per your flight schedule, our representative will transfer you to the airport for your departure.
- Assistance on arrival at airport.
- 10 Nights' accommodation in selected price category hotels.
- Daily breakfast at hotels.
- Private AC car/van for airport transfers, sightseeing, and excursions as per the program.
- English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city), as per program.
- Monument entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.
- Kalka - Shimla heritagetoy toy train ticket.
- Bottled drinking water in car.
- Government taxes.
Hotels used or similar for 10 nights accommodation
Delhi x 4 nights
3* - Madhuban Hotel/ Emarald Hotel
4* - The Royal Plaza/ Country Inn & Suite Saket
5* - Le Meridien/ The Claridges
Chandigrh x 1 nights
3* - Red Fox Hotel/Sarovar Portico
4* - Lemon Tree Hotel/Welcomhotel Bellavista Panchkula
5* - JW Marriott Hotel/ Taj Chandigarh
Shiamla x 3 nights
3* - Toshali Royal View/ British Resort
4* - Clarks Hotel/ Radisson Jass Hotel
5* - The Oberoi Cecil/ Radission Blu
Mussoorie x 2 nights
3* - Royal Orchid Fort Resort/ Hotel Himalaya Castle
4* - Fortune Resort Grace/ WelcomHeritage Kasmanda Palace
5* - Welcomhotel The Savoy/ JW Marriott Mussoorie Walnut Grove Resort & Spa
- Any flight tickets.
- Camera charges at monuments if any.
- Meals other than mentioned in the inclusions.
- Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
- Gratuities and optional activities.
- Anything not mentioned in inclusions.