Eternal India

Duration : 12 Days


Experience incredible India and be mesmerized by its impressive forts, palaces, and majestic tigers. See Old Delhi on a thrilling rickshaw ride and observe the holy rituals on the Ganges, then take in the timeless beauty of the Taj Mahal and search for the mysterious Bengal tigers in the old hunting grounds of the Maharajas. Take an exciting elephant ride up to Amber Fort and witness an interesting Hindu and Mughal architecture mix.

Tour Highlights

  • Explore Delhi’s historical and cultural landmarks, witnessing the juxtaposition of old and new
  • Experience the spiritual aura of Varanasi, a sacred city on the banks of the Ganges River
  • Visit Khajuraho’s UNESCO-listed temples, showcasing exquisite art and captivating carvings
  • Marvel at the iconic Taj Mahal, a symbol of eternal love and architectural brilliance
  • Embark on thrilling safaris in Ranthambore National Park, seeking encounters with majestic tigers and diverse wildlife
  • Discover the Pink City of Jaipur, with its ornate palaces, vibrant bazaars, and impressive Amer Fort
  • Encounter skilled artisans at work, crafting intricate handicrafts and traditional art forms
  • Delve into the rich history and cultural treasures housed in Jaipur’s City Palace Museum
  • Experience the charm of the ancient city of Fatehpur Sikri, a deserted architectural wonder

What’s Included

  • Train rides from Jhansi to Agra and Bharatpur to Ranthambore in an air-conditioned chair car
  • 11 nights’ Deluxe accommodation
  • 14 Meals: 11 breakfasts, 1 lunch, and 2 dinners
  • Transfers, sightseeing, and activities as specified in the itinerary
  • Hotel taxes and service charges

What’s Excluded

  • International and domestic flights
  • Passport and Visa fees
  • Gratuities and travel insurance
  • Any meals or options not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Expense of personal nature like tipping, laundry, telephone/fax calls, alcoholic beverages, camera/video camera fee at monuments, medical expenses, airport departure tax etc.



Welcome to Delhi, the capital of Modern India! Upon your arrival at Delhi airport, transfer to your hotel.


Delhi, a city with a rich history, offers a captivating blend of Old and New India. Its roots stretch through seven ancient cities, each dating from the 11th to the 20th centuries. Over the years, Delhi has witnessed the rise and fall of many great emperors, leaving many awe-inspiring monuments that testify to the grandeur and glory of bygone eras. The city boasts an unparalleled mix of architectural styles, making it a unique destination for travelers worldwide.


Accommodation: Vivanta by Taj Surajkund (Superior room)


Explore the grandeur of Old Delhi, once the Mughal capital. Visit Jama Masjid, India's largest mosque, and take a charming cycle rickshaw ride through Chandni Chowk's bustling lanes. See Raj Ghat, a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi, and drive past Sansad Bhawan and Rashtrapati Bhawan. Capture the essence of India at India Gate, and marvel at the UNESCO-listed Humayun's Tomb. Conclude the day at the Qutab Complex, with its impressive Qutub Minar.


Accommodation: Vivanta by Taj Surajkund (Superior room)



After breakfast, we will fly to Varanasi, often called the 'eternal city' and one of India's most revered pilgrimage sites, along the sacred River Ganges. Upon arrival, you will be greeted and transferred to your hotel. Later in the afternoon, we embark on a guided Bengali Tola walk, offering a fascinating glimpse into the lives of the riverside people in Varanasi. Stroll through Bengali Tola, known for its enchanting Mother Goddess Kali shrines, and the historic ritual bathing site called Dashaswamedh Ghat, where the ten-horse sacrifice takes place. As the day draws closer, we gather at Dasahwamedh Ghat to witness the mesmerizing illuminated aarti ceremony. Priests on a wooden stand near the water perform the ritual with Sanskrit mantras, cymbals, and drums. The river is worshipped with offerings of flowers, incense, sandalwood, milk, and vermilion. The enchanting ritual culminates with the raising and arching back of blazing camphor lamps and multiple-flamed aarti lamps, casting a golden glow on the dark waters of the Ganges. It is this sacred river that fills Varanasi with its profound spiritual aura.


Accommodation: Radisson Varanasi (Superior room)


Begin your day with a morning boat ride along the sacred Ganges River. Experience the spiritual significance of this holy waterway, revered by Hindus as the elixir of life, bestowing purity to the living and salvation to the departed. Witness the magical colors of the sunrise as you glide along the river, observing devotees performing their religious ablutions on the ghats, a truly extraordinary sight. You may also witness the solemnity of a traditional Hindu funeral pyre, an integral part of the final rites. After the boat ride, wander through the narrow streets of Varanasi, a labyrinthine maze dotted with over 2,000 temples and shrines. Behold the fascinating architecture of domes, pinnacles, towers, and ancient palaces that grace the river's left bank. The bustling streets exude vibrant colors, immersing you in the heart of Indian life. Varanasi, known as Kashi since the 7th century B.C., holds deep religious significance and offers a microcosm of Indian culture. Explore some of the city's significant temples, such as the Bharat Mata Mandir and the Durga Temple. Admire the beautiful Tulsi Manas Temple and stroll down Vishwanathji Ki Gali, an ancient alley adorned with stunning temples. The evening is at your leisure, allowing you to immerse yourself further in the spiritual ambiance of Varanasi or to relax and reflect on the captivating experiences of the day.


Accommodation: Radisson Varanasi (Superior room)


After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight to Khajuraho. The city is renowned for its remarkable temples, around 25 in total, showcasing various aspects of life, including the famous erotic carvings that have intrigued and fascinated visitors since their rediscovery by a British officer in 1838 and recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Upon arrival in Khajuraho, transfer to your hotel. In the late evening, we will be treated to a captivating sound and light show, offering insights into this ancient city's fascinating history and cultural significance.


Accommodation: Radisson Jass (Deluxe room)


In the morning, explore the Western Group of Temples, a masterpiece of North Indian temple architecture. Khajuraho's temples, built between 950 and 1050 A.D. by the Chandela dynasty, boast a unique historical and architectural significance. Though renowned for their erotic depictions, these temples showcase many artistic and cultural treasures beyond these famed carvings. Afterward, we will drive to Jhansi with a stop at Orchha, a city that seems to have stood still in time. Orchha was founded in the 16th century by Rudra Pratap Singh, a Bundela chieftain, and features captivating remnants of its glorious past, including forts, palaces, and artistic wonders. The Jehangir Mahal, adorned with multiple tiers, was built in 1606 AD, while the Raj Mahal is renowned for its exquisite murals. Rai Praveen Mahal, situated in Anand Mahal's gardens, adds to the city's allure. Orchha's tall-spired temples, like the Ram Raja Temple and Laxmi Narain Temple, embellished with lively frescoes, are equally captivating. After an enriching sightseeing experience in Orchha, we continue to Jhansi railway station, boarding a train to Agra. Upon arrival in Agra, transfer to your hotel.


Accommodation: Taj View Agra (Superior room city view)

Day 7 I AGRA

At the break of dawn, witness the extraordinary beauty of the Taj Mahal (closed on Friday). Marvel at its elegance and harmony, as it stands as one of the most remarkable buildings in the world. Built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in 1630 AD as a mausoleum for his beloved Queen Mumtaz Mahal, the Taj Mahal showcases the opulence of Mughal art through its magnificent architecture, garden design, painting, and calligraphy. After the awe-inspiring visit, return to the hotel for breakfast. The morning is yours to enjoy at leisure. In the afternoon, explore the Agra Fort, a majestic stronghold that served as the seat of power for successive generations of Mughal Emperors, including Akbar, Shah Jehan, and Aurangzeb. The fort's inner buildings reflect an impressive blend of Persian (Islamic) and local Hindu architectural styles, representing the grandeur of the Mughal Empire. In the evening, head to Mehtab Bagh, offering a panoramic view of the Taj Mahal across the river during sunset, creating a magical and enchanting sight.


Accommodation: Taj View Agra (Superior room city view)


In the morning, we depart for Bharatpur. En route, we explore the fascinating deserted city of Fatehpur Sikri, an architectural wonder built by Emperor Akbar. Reflect on the enigma of this abandoned red sandstone capital, which was mysteriously deserted just a few years after its construction. Despite its "ruins," Fatehpur Sikri remains remarkably well-preserved, resembling a fairy tale city frozen in time. After the sightseeing, we continue to Bharatpur and then board a train to Sawai Madhopur. Upon arrival, you will be greeted and transferred to your hotel in Ranthambore. Once a hunting ground for the Maharaja of Jaipur, Ranthambore National Park was declared a game sanctuary in 1955 and later became a national park in 1980. Renowned for its tiger population, the park has successfully stabilized, if not increased, the number of tigers through dedicated conservation efforts. Here, tigers can be frequently spotted during the day, going about their natural activities of hunting and nurturing their young ones. Arriving in Ranthambore, check in to your accommodation.


Accommodation: Khem Vilas (Standard room)


Embark on an exhilarating day of game drives into Ranthambore National Park aboard a shared jeep. As you venture into the park's diverse landscape, you will encounter a series of high escarpments, lush forests, serene lakes, and dry scrublands. The park's enchanting setting is adorned with ancient forts and temples, adding to the atmosphere of wildlife and cultural exploration. Be captivated by the rich biodiversity, as the park teems with various bird species and mammals, including the majestic tigers Ranthambore is renowned for. Immerse yourself in the history of the Rajput rulers and experience the essence of Rajasthani culture amidst this picturesque backdrop.


Accommodation: Khem Vilas (Standard room)


After a delightful time in Ranthambore, we depart for Jaipur, the captivating capital of Rajasthan province. Jaipur's old town is a magnificent blend of Rajput and Mughal architectural marvels known for its vibrant arts and crafts, exquisite jewelry, hand-painted fabrics, and intricately carved stone sculptures. We visit the ancient Hindu Birla Temple in the evening to witness the Aarti (Prayer) ceremony. This soul-stirring ritual involves showing reverence to the divine through invocations, prayers, songs, and rituals. For devotees, it represents a profound spiritual connection with the divine, often facilitated through sacred objects like elements of nature, sculptures, vessels, paintings, or prints. Upon arrival in Jaipur, check in to the hotel and prepare to immerse yourself in the vibrant colors, rich heritage, and grandeur of the Pink City.


Accommodation: Hilton Jaipur (Hilton guest room)


After a hearty breakfast, embark on a fascinating journey to Amer Fort, perched atop a hill that beautifully blends Hindu and Mughal architectural styles, radiating aesthetic charm. Constructed in the 17th century by Jaipur's Maharaja Man Singh, the fort was once the capital of the ruling Rajput clan, Kachhawa of Amber, before moving to Jaipur. In the afternoon, take a guided tour of the City Palace, an opulent complex within the fortified area of the original city. Stop at the iconic Hawa Mahal, or Palace of the Winds, featuring its famous five-tiered wedding-cake facade. Initially built for the court harem to discreetly observe processions and street life below, the Hawa Mahal's lacy grillwork-covered windows offer a unique glimpse into Jaipur's vibrant culture. Next, visit the adjacent Jantar Mantar, an 18th-century observatory built by Sawai Jai Singh II, who was not only a Maharajah but also a scientist and astronomer. Conclude the tour with a captivating walk through the old city, offering an authentic glimpse into the city's rich artistic heritage.


Accommodation: Hilton Jaipur (Hilton guest room)


After a leisurely breakfast, your remarkable journey concludes today with a transfer to the Delhi Airport for your international flight back home.

Dates & Prices

Departure Dates Tour Cost More Info  
01 Oct 23 - 19 Dec 23 USD $2399 Superior BOOK NOW
01 Oct 23 - 19 Dec 23 USD $2799 Deluxe BOOK NOW


Can I add airfare to the land package?
Yes, you can add airfare to a package. Let us know at the time of your reservation. Please note pricing and availability is always subject to change Prior to ticket issuance.
Can I change my reservation if I've made a mistake?
There is a $75 change fee (per person, per change) for any changes made to a reservation after it has been confirmed.  Any passenger name change made to a booking reservation after it has been confirmed will result in a $100 per person per name change fee and is subject to availability, additional airline change, and/or cancellation fees. Additional fees may apply.  For more details, please contact us.
Can I extend or modify my trip?
We will do our best to accommodate your request. Any modification must be arranged before the deposit is made and subject to availability.
Can I opt-out of certain activities on the trip?
While any unused portion of the trip is non-refundable, you can opt-out of certain included activities if you do not wish to participate in them. Please be sure to notify us prior to your departure date and notify your tour guide upon arrival. You will be responsible for any expenses incurred should you deviate from the tour during the scheduled tour itinerary. If you choose to deviate from the tour group on a day we are transiting from one city to another. You will also be responsible for your own transportation and expenses incurred. 
Can I request adjoining rooms?
We can request adjoining rooms, however, requests cannot be guaranteed as it is based on hotel availability.
Can I select my seats on my flight during the booking process?
Seat assignments on your flight can be done directly via the airline. You can either select your seats at the airline check-in counter on the day of your flight, or after we issue your tickets, you may call the airline directly and pay the fee for pre-assign seats.
Can we book a triple room?
Triple rooms are available upon request for select tours. Please note hotels will provide a rollaway bed for the third traveler in a double room. 
Do you offer and/or suggest travel insurance?
We recommend you purchase a travel protection plan to help protect you and your travel investment against the unexpected.  
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How much time will I get to myself?
Each program is different. Whenever possible, we offer to modify the program to fit your requirements.
I am a solo traveler, can you match me with other solo travelers on my tour?
For privacy reasons, we do not pair solo travelers with one another.  A single supplement fee will apply for solo travelers.
I have special dietary requirements, can you accommodate them?
Meals provided during your tour are based on local cuisine and menus. We can generally assist guests in communicating special meal requests to airlines, hotels, and restaurants but please be aware that they are not guaranteed. Please let us know at the time of booking your trip. We will notify our tour guides of any food allergies, but please note meal alternatives are subject to confirmation as they are based on the availability of the providing restaurant. For those with strict dietary needs, we recommend bringing pre-packaged food alternatives for your trip.
My outbound flight has been cancelled by the airline; what do I do now?
If your flight has been canceled, please liaise with the airline directly to book the next available flight. If, for any reason, you are unhappy with the alternate flight offered by the airline and decide to book a new outbound flight on your own, please note that the original return flight(s) will automatically be canceled if you are a no-show on your original outbound flight.
My package includes the arrival transfer, how do I know when/where to meet up with my driver?
Information on how /where to meet up with your driver is included in your travel documents. On arrival at the airport, please collect your luggage, make your way through customs, and enter the arrivals hall, where the driver will be waiting for you. Should luggage be very slow coming through, or should you have any issues with damaged or lost luggage, please make sure that you complete the necessary documentation within the luggage area. ONE MEMBER of the party should go through customs and into the arrivals hall to advise the driver of the delay. Please note that this person will not be allowed access back into the luggage area. You could also contact our local representative. Extra costs may apply if meeting your driver is delayed more than one hour following your scheduled flight arrival time.  
What are the visa requirements?
Visa requirements for each destination are indicated in our Essential Travel Information on our website. Information is also available at the US Department of State website at It is the responsibility of travelers to obtain proper visas in a timely manner prior to the trip departure date.  
What does Land Only means?
Land-only is a package tour without International and local airfare.
What does per person, double occupancy mean?
Per person, double occupancy means the price each guest pays when sharing a room.
What if I miss my flight or my flight is delayed, and I miss the beginning of my trip?
If your flight is delayed or you miss your flight, please notify us or our local representative (contact information is included in your travel documents) as soon as possible so we may inform our local representative of your updated arrival. Additional costs for airport transfer service may apply if you arrive later than the scheduled arrival date/time.  If you arrive later in the itinerary and the group has moved to a different destination, it will be your responsibility to catch up and meet the group at that destination.  We will provide you with the most up-to-date meeting information.  Please note that Globotours cannot reimburse you for any unused portion of the trip.
What is included in your pricing?
Included features are specified in each tour.
What is not included in your pricing?
Anything that is not mentioned in the included features.
What is single supplement surcharge?
Single supplement is the additional cost to occupy the room alone.
What is your payment schedule?
Most packages require a non-refundable deposit, as indicated in the program to confirm the reservation, which will be applied towards the cost of your package. Your account balance is due 60-75 days prior to the trip departure date. Certain tours may require an additional non-refundable airline deposit at the time of booking. This is indicated during the booking process. More information can be found in our Terms and Conditions.  
What level of physical fitness is required for the tour?
Depending on the program, expect a decent amount of walking and an occasional flight of stairs or some steps. We recommend you carefully consider your ability to meet the tour's physical demands. If you have any questions or concerns about your ability to meet the trip's requirements, we urge you to consult your medical practitioner.
What types of payments do you accept?
We accept Mastercard and Visa, bank transfers, and personal checks. When paying your balance by personal check, all checks must be received in full prior to the due date. Please make the check payable to Globotours and mail the check to the below address before your balance due date. Globotours 2705 S. Diamond Bar Blvd., Suite 228, Diamond Bar, CA 91765
What’s the cancellation and refund policy?

Fees will be assessed per person when you cancel your reservation. More information can be found in our Terms and Conditions.

When do I receive my travel documents and what it will include?
Travel documents will be mailed or e-mailed to you approximately 21 days prior to the trip departure date. It usually takes about 7 – 10 business days. You may access your booking confirmation page anytime by logging into your Globotours account on our website.

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