The Colonial North India

On this Colonial North India tour you will visit Delhi, an important political centre as the capital of several empires. Prominent colonial architectural of the British period are very promiment in Delhi. Chandigarh the best-planned city in India by Le Corbusier. Step back in time aboard the Kalka-Shimla Toy Train, a UNESCO World Heritage Site built by British in 1903. Discover the colonial settlement in Shimla nestled in the midst of lower Himalayas, the erstwhile summer capital of the British. And Mussoorie nestled in silent cedar forests and colonial bars where you can stay immersed, reading, writing or waiting for Godot.

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$2,448

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Duration

11 days

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  • What's included :
    • 10x Breakfast
    • Accommodation included: 9 nights
    • 10 Nights accommodation in below offered hotels or similar (standard room)
    • Activities charges mentioned in the itinerary
    • Deluxe Air-conditioned private vehicle with English speaking chauffeur as per tour program.
    • Applicable GST (government taxes).
    • Garland welcome and assistance on arrival at airport
    • Monuments Entrances of sightseeing places mentioned in the itinerary
    • Government licensed English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days.
    • Entry/Admission - Chandni Chowk
    • Entry/Admission - Qutub Minar
    What's excluded :
    • Delhi - Chandigarh flight fare approx INR 3000 per person.
    • Camera charges at monuments
    • Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
    • Meals other than mentioned in inclusions.

  • Day 1: Arrive Delhi

    Stop At: New Delhi, New Delhi, National Capital Territory of Delhi
    On arrival at Delhi International airport meet with our office executive assistance and transfer to hotel check in. Rest time free & easy to relax.

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel.

    Day 2: Delhi

    Stop At: Chandni Chowk, Near Red Fort, New Delhi 110006 India
    Breakfast at hotel. Full day city tour of Delhi, visiting landmark of Old Delhi which include Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Chandni chowk & Khari Baoli Spice Market. Cycle Rickshaw ride in Chandni Chowk.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Stop At: Qutub Minar, Qutb Minar, Mehrauli, New Delhi 110030 India
    Sightseeing of New Delhi which includes Qutab Minar, Humayun Tomb, Lotus Temple & VVIP areas President House, Parliament & India Gate.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel.

    Day 3: Delhi - Agra - Delhi (200kms/ 4hrs approx one way)

    Stop At: Agra, Agra, Agra District, Uttar Pradesh
    Breakfast at hotel. Full day excursion to Agra. Visit Taj Mahal an ivory-white marble mausoleum on the bank of the Yamuna river commissioned in 1632 by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan to house the tomb of his favourite wife Mumtaz Mahal, it also houses the tomb of Shah Jahan himself. Agra Fort the main residence of the emperors of the Mughal Dynasty until 1638, when the capital was shifted from Agra to Delhi. Itmad-ud-Daula Tomb a Mughal mausoleum commissioned by Nur Jahan, the wife of Jahangir, for her father Mirza Ghiyas Beg.

    After sightseeing drive back to Delhi.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel.

    Day 4: Delhi - Chandigarh (flight)

    Stop At: Indian Rocks Beach, Indian Rocks Beach, Florida
    Breakfast at hotel drive to Chandigarh, check in at hotel. Later city tour of Chandigarh the best-planned city in India, with architecture which is world-renowned, and a quality of life, which is unparalleled. The face of modern India Chandigarh is the manifestation of a dream that Le Corbusier executed. Chandigarh is a rare epitome of modernization co-existing with nature's preservation. These have been planted beautifully carved out lawns and flowers beds.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 5: Chandigarh - Shimla (by toy train)

    Stop At: Shimla, Shimla, Shimla District, Himachal Pradesh
    Breakfast at hotel transfer to Kalka railway station to board toy train to Shimla. On arrical at Shimla railway station assistance and transfer to hotel.

    Shimla Once the summer capital of British India, it remains the terminus of the narrow-gauge Kalka-Shimla Railway, completed in 1903. It’s also known for the handicraft shops that line The Mall, a pedestrian avenue, as well as the Lakkar Bazaar, a market specializing in wooden toys and crafts. Rest time free and easy to relax and spend time on The Mall an ideal spot for shopping, besides catering to shops also have a theater and a number of good eating joints.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Hotel

    Day 6: Shimla

    Stop At: Shimla, Shimla, Shimla District, Himachal Pradesh
    Breakfast at hotel. Visit The Ridge a spectacular sight of the ice-covered mountain peaks. Jakhoo Temple situated at the highest peak of Shimla gives a stunning view of the Shimla town. State museum the abode to excellent paintings, handicrafts, textiles and stone carvings. Christ Church second oldest church in North India, after St John's Church in Meerut. The Rashtrapati Niwas, formerly known as Viceregal Lodge, located on the Observatory Hills, it was formerly the residence of the British Viceroy of India. It houses some of the most ancient articles and photographs going back to the times of the British rule in India. Rest time free and easy to spend time on The Mall.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel.

    Day 7: Shimla

    Stop At: Chail, Chail, Kandaghat Tehsil, Solan District, Himachal Pradesh
    Breakfast at hotel, excursion to visit Chail & Kufri.

    Chail - known for its salubrious beauty and virgin forests. The Chail Palace is well known for its architecture, the palace was built as summer retreat by the Maharaja of Patiala during the British Raj, on the land allotted to him by the British for former's assistance in the Anglo-Nepalese War. The cricket ground and a polo ground which is there at an altitude of 2,444 m was owned by erstwhile royal family of Patiala. It is the world's highest cricket ground.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Hotel

    Day 8: Shimla - Mussoorie (260kms / 7hrs approx)

    Stop At: Mussoorie, Mussoorie, Dehradun District, Uttarakhand
    Breakfast at hotel, drive to Mussoorie check in at hotel. Rest time free and easy to relax and spend the time at The Mall renowned shopping district situated in the heart of Mussoorie. It is dotted with shops, cafes and a host of colonial remnants that point to Mussoorie's past glories. There are several video game parlours and skating rinks here for travellers to revel in entertainment activities. The Mall also has a Methodist church and the Tibetan market place nearby makes for a diverse cultural mix.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel.

    Day 9: Mussoorie

    Stop At: Mussoorie, Mussoorie, Dehradun District, Uttarakhand
    Breakfast at hotel city tour of Mussoorie. Visit Gun Hill the second highest point of Mussoorie, at an altitude of 2,024 m (6,640 ft). Kempty Falls the curious name of this waterfall is derived from the words ‘camp-tea’, which was popularised by British tea parties here during the colonial era. The falls a popular swimming and fishing destination in Mussoorie. Sir George Everest's House the building and laboratory of Sir George Everest, the Surveyor-General of India from 1830 to 1843. It is after George Everest that the world's highest peak Mt. Everest is named. The place provides a view of Doon Valley on one side and a panoramic view of the Aglar River valley and the peaks of the Himalayan ranges on the other. It is a scenic walk from Library Bazaar. Lal Tibba the highest point in Mussoorie and offers a panoramic view of the town and its surroundings. The place is famous for a Japanese telescope which was placed here in 1967. One can view Badrinath, Kedarnath, Banderpunch and other Himalyan ranges from this telescope. Lal Tibba is also called Depot Hill due to the presence of a military depot here in earlier times. Rest time free and easy to relax.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel.

    Day 10: Mussoorie - Delhi (275kms/ 6hrs approx)

    Stop At: New Delhi, New Delhi, National Capital Territory of Delhi
    Breakfast at hotel drive to Delhi check in at hotel. Rest time free and easy to relax and visit any place of your interest with your driver.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel.

    Day 11: Delhi - Departure (flight)

    Stop At: New Delhi, New Delhi, National Capital Territory of Delhi
    Breakfast at hotel. As per flight schedule transfer to airport to board flight for onward destination.


    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We will pick from airport our office executive assistance.Airports
    • Indira Gandhi Intl Airport, New Delhi, New Delhi 110037 India
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. Price using 5 Star hotels 10/1/2020 - 3/31/2021
    Monday - Sunday:07:00 AM - 02:00 PM
    4/1/2021 - 9/30/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    Price Using 3 Star Hotel 10/1/2020 - 3/31/2021
    Monday - Sunday:07:00 AM - 02:00 PM
    4/1/2021 - 9/30/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    Price using 4 Star hotels 10/1/2020 - 3/31/2021
    Monday - Sunday:07:00 AM - 02:00 PM
    4/1/2021 - 9/30/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Infant seats available
    • Near public transportation
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

10

Organised by Agora Voyages OPC Pvt. Ltd.

Activity ID: V-135633P335

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