Passage to Northern India

Opulent palaces, towering forts, vibrant spices, buzzing bazaars, cast their spell on you. During our 15-day tour of India you will stay in luxury at Mumbai, Udaipur, Jaipur, Agra, and Delhi and absorb the beauty of the world’s greatest Mughal gardens in an adventure of a lifetime.

  • $11,195 AUD
  • 15 Days
  • calendar-icon 12 – 26 FEBRUARY 2024
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  • sun iconDay 1
  • calendar icon Monday 12 February 2024
Home to Delhi

Meet your Ross Tour leader, Brendan Moar, at Sydney Airport. Depart via Singapore to Delhi. India’s fascinating capital, a treasure trove of ancient culture with remnants of lost empires. Check into our luxury hotel, The Imperial for 3 nights.

  • sun iconDay 2
  • calendar icon Tuesday 13 February 2024
Delhi (B/L)

Explore the intricate, bustling streets of Old Delhi, visit the Jama Masjid Mosque and experience a rickshaw ride. Visit Red Fort, a fine Mughal building. Then stop at Raj Ghat, a memorial dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi. Lunch at a local restaurant. Then we explore Qutab Minar, the tallest minaret in India.

  • sun iconDay 3
  • calendar icon Wednesday 14 February 2024
Mumbai to Udaipur, Rajasthan (B/L/D)

Flowers triumph in the residence of the President of India, known as Rashtrapati Bhavan. It feels like all the flowers of the world have flowered at once. The gardens are a blend of Mughal and English styles. Lunch in local restaurant. Drive past the India Gate monument to reach Lodhi Garden where Delhi’s rulers were buried. Visit Humayun’s Tomb, built in the 16th C.

  • sun iconDay 4
  • calendar icon Thursday 15 February 2024
Delhi to Agra (B/L)

We continue to Agra, home to the immortal Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. The Mughal Emperor, Shah Jahan, built the Taj Mahal as a monument of love to his wife, Mumtaz Mahal. Our two night stay is at ITC Mughal, the only Indian hotel to have won the prestigious Aga Khan award for architecture.

  • sun iconDay 5
  • calendar icon Friday 16 February 2024
Agra (B/D)

This morning we visit the Agra Fort, a 16th C. Mughal monument and UNESCO World Heritage Site, on the banks of the river Yamuna. Later we visit one of the last Mughal-built gardens, Mehtab Bagh.

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  • calendar icon Saturday 17 February 2024
Agra to Jaipur (B/D)

Sunrise at the Taj is unforgettable. Then, Fatehpur Sikri, an enigmatic deserted Mughal city now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Travel to Jaipur, the Pink City, in Rajasthan with a stop at the
Vidyadhar Garden. Our hotel for the next 3 nights is a former Maharaja’s Palace.

  • sun iconDay 7
  • calendar icon Sunday 18 February 2024
Amber Fort (B/L)

The pink city awaits. We take a market walk to greet the flower vendors and the fruit and vegetable sellers. The Amber Fort is our highlight for a glimpse of Mughal luxury. Our guide will reveal a bygone era, dominated by the opulence of the maharajas. Lunch included. Afternoon visit to Kanak Ghati Garden & Sisodia Bagh.

  • sun iconDay 8
  • calendar icon Monday 19 February 2024
Jaipur (B/L)

Visit Jawhar Circle Garden, Palace of the Winds, Jantar Mantar Observatory and City Palace. Lunch at a local restaurant. This evening we explore the narrow lanes of Jaipur’s colourful old city bazaars.

  • sun iconDay 9
  • calendar icon Tuesday 20 February 2024
Jaipur to Deogarh (B/D)

Home tonight is the Deogarh Mahal, still occupied in part by the family so guests with experience personalised royal hospitality. Dinner included tonight.

  • sun iconDay 10
  • calendar icon Wednesday 21 February 2024
Deogarh to Udaipur (B/L/D)

Today we drive to Udaipur, stopping to see the renowned Jain Temple at Ranakpur. For the next two nights our home will be the Taj Lake Palace, one of the most photographed hotels in the world. Arrive by boat. Dinner included.

  • sun iconDay 11
  • calendar icon Thursday 22 February 2024
Udaipur (B/L/D)

Gardens and palaces today. First to Sahelion-Ki-Bari, then Gulab Bagh, filled with roses. Towering over the lake is the magnificent City Palace, a blend of Mughal and Rajput influences. Stop at Jagdish temple. Stroll through the colourful lanes of the Rajasthani Bazaar, filled with pottery, jewellery, antiques, paintings and handicrafts. Sunset cruise tonight, with views of the palaces & the mountains.

  • sun iconDay 12
  • calendar icon Friday 23 February 2024
Udaipur to Mumbai (B)

Fly to Mumbai, a vibrant city on India’s west coast. On arrival, transfer to our luxury accommodation, The Taj Mumbai, the city’s centre of art, culture & glamour.

  • sun iconDay 13
  • calendar icon Saturday 24 February 2023
Mumbai (B/L/D)

Explore Mumbai, from the flower markets to the World Heritage, Fort Mumbai, Victoria Terminus & the iconic Dhobi Ghat, the world’s largest outdoor laundry. Farewell dinner tonight.

  • sun iconDay 14
  • calendar icon Sunday 25 February 2024
Mumbai to Home (B)

Morning flight to Sydney via Singapore.

  • sun iconDay 15
  • calendar icon Monday 26 February 2024

Arrive home today.

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Cancellation Policy
  • Cancellations received prior to departure will incur loss of deposit.
  • Cancellations received between 119-60 days prior to departure will incur a 50% cancellation fee.
  • Cancellations received between 59-30 days prior to departure will incur a 75% cancellation fee plus any non-recoverable costs incurred.
  • Cancellations received within 30 days prior to departure will incur 100% cancellation fee.
  • Cancellations must be sent in writing.
  • Cancellation fee is based upon the total amounts paid including tours, airfares and all other travel arrangements.

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Welcome to our Passage to Northern India Tour: Palaces, Gardens, and Cultural Splendour

Experience the allure of northern India on an unforgettable 15-day journey that will transport you to a world of opulent palaces, towering forts, vibrant spices, and buzzing bazaars. Embrace on a captivating adventure as you explore the enchanting cities of Mumbai, Udaipur, Jaipur, Agra, and Delhi. Stay in luxurious accommodations and immerse yourself in the rich history and captivating beauty of the world’s greatest Mughal gardens. From the magnificent Taj Mahal to the bustling streets of Old Delhi, this Northern India tour promises to be a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Join us and be fascinated by the treasures that await you.

Tour Inclusions
Tour Escorted by Brendan Moar
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  • Return Qantas Return group economy airfare: Sydney / Delhi / Sydney with Singapore Airlines via Singapore
  • ac-icon Air-conditioned motorcoach
  • bed-icon Deluxe accommodation for 13 nights
  • lunch-icon Breakfast daily, 7 lunches and 7 dinners

Entrance fees to all gardens and sightseeing including

  • Jama Masjid Mosque, Red Fort, Raj Ghat, Qutab Minar, Mughal Garden at President House, Lodhi Garden, Humayun’s Tomb, National Rose Garden, Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar Observatory, City Palace, Jain Temple, Sahelion-Ki-Bari, Gulab Bagh, Jagdish temple, Boat cruise on Lake Pichola, Fort Mumbai, Dhobi Ghat.
  • Twin Share land only
    $11,195 AUD per person
  • Twin Share including air
    $11,995 AUD per person
  • Single Supplement
    $4,250 AUD
  • All prices in Australian Dollars
  • Prices based on minimum 15 passengers
  • Price is based on departure ex Sydney
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