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Experience the land of a thousand colours starting with the multicultural city of Delhi. Discover the historic cities of Mandawa and Bikaner. Explore the rose-pink city of Jaipur and admire the majestic Taj Mahal in Agra, one of The Seven Wonders of the World.  In Rajasthan, the golden city of Jaisalmer, the Thar Desert and the mystic Jodhpur Fort are all yours to discover.

  • Roundtrip airfare to Delhi
  • 11 nights in 3-star or 4-star hotels
  • 11 night partially guided vacation
  • Daily breakfast
  • Transfers in air-conditioned vehicles
  • Visits and entrance fees as indicated in the itinerary
  • Tuk-Tuk ride in Bikaner
  • Jeep Transfer at the Amber Fort in Jaipur
  • Book by Jul 31: Receive up to $4500* travel credits per booking for your next adventures! (price reflects discount)
Vancouver, Edmonton, Toronto, Montreal
Sep 19, 2024 from $4329
Oct 3, 10, Nov 7, 2024 from $4529
Dec 11, 2024 from $5329
Jan 18, Feb 1, 2025 from $4529
Mar 30, 2025 from $4229
Apr 3, 2025 from $3829
Single supplement: add from $530
Hotel upgrade: add from $100 more
Calgary: add from $100 more
Winnipeg: add from $400 more

*terms and conditions apply – contact us for more details!

Dates, prices and promotion are subject to change without notice.
Other departure cities are available – please call for more details!

Not Included: Baggage fee, Indian visa (required), meals, drinks, tips and any other services not mentioned in the inclusions

Day 1: Canada – Night on board
Arrive at your Canadian departure airport ready to check-in for an overnight flight * to Delhi. Night on board.

* If either your outbound or inbound flights depart in the early hours (before 4:00 a.m.) you must arrive at the airport the night before the indicated departure day.

Day 2: Continue your journey to India
Continue your journey to India . As there is a time difference you may lose a day during the outward journey, but this will be recouped on your return trip back home. Don’t worry, you are not in-flight for two days.

Day 3: Delhi
Arrive in India’s capital and transfer to the hotel. Delhi is a city with a wonderful architectural legacy from its Islamic conquerors together with its spectacular historic city center. The rest of the day free to start to get to know this fascinating city. Overnight stay in Delhi.

Day 4: Delhi – Mandawa
Breakfast at the hotel. Depart by road to Mandawa. En-route, pass through authentic villages and start to enter some of the most rural parts of India. On arrival in Mandawa, enjoy a walking tour through the streets of the city. See the amazing Havelis – mansions noted for their frescoes depicting images of British colonial rule. Overnight stay in Mandawa.

Day 5: Mandawa – Bikaner
Breakfast at the hotel. Depart by road through the arid lands leading to the Bikaner Desert Kingdom – a major centre of trade during the 16th century. In the afternoon visit the spectacular Junagarh Fort, with its impressively decorated interiors. End the day with a memorable Tuk-Tuk ride from the ancient city bazaar. Overnight stay in Bikaner.

Day 6: Bikaner – Jaisalmer
Breakfast at the hotel. Enter the Thar Desert by road on your way to the city of Jaisalmer. This was an important trading centre for many centuries and presently one of the few forts that are still inhabited. Transfer to the hotel and the rest of the afternoon is free for more discovery of this city. Perhaps visit the Thar Heritage Museum or the Maharaja’s Palace for a taste of kingly splendour. Overnight stay in Jaisalmer.

Day 7: Jaisalmer
Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy a tour of the golden city of Jaisalmer. Discover the magical Gadisar Lake and the magnificent Golden Fort. Walk through the narrow streets of the city, to visit the famous palatial houses characteristic of the city such as Nathmal and Patwon. In the afternoon, take an excursion to Sam to see the dunes in the beautiful sunset light. Overnight stay in Jaisalmer

Day 8: Jaisalmer – Jodhpur
Breakfast at the hotel. Continue the trip towards Jodhpur, known as The Blue City and enjoy a visit to the impressive Mehrangarh Fort with its bird’s eye view of the old city. Later continue to Jaswant Thada, an imposing marble cenotaph. Overnight stay in Jodhpur.

Day 9: Jodhpur – Jaipur
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer by road to Jaipur. Arrive at your hotel and the rest of the day is free to start to get to know the Rose-Pink City of India. We recommend a wander through some of the markets in the area to see the unique handicrafts and jewellery on offer. Overnight stay in Jaipur.

Day 10: Jaipur
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Amber Fort – The Old Capital of Thunder. En-route, take a brief photo stop at Hawa Mahal, The Palace of Winds. Arrive at Amber Fort by Jeep. Once inside, visit the Jag Mandir or the Hall of Victory. In the afternoon, take a city tour, beginning with a visit to the Maharaja’s City Palace. Later, visit the Jantar Mantar, the largest stone and marble crafted observatory in the world. Overnight stay in Jaipur.

Day 11: Jaipur – Fathepur Sikri – Agra
Breakfast at the hotel. Set off towards Agra, and on the way, visit Fatehpur Sikri, an impressive ghost town, where the tomb of Salim Chisti, the Panch Mahal, is located. Arrive in Agra, capital of sultans and great Mughal emperors. Enjoy an unforgettable tour of the famous and spectacular Taj Mahal – one of The Seven Modern Wonders of the World. Overnight stay in Agra.

Day 12: Agra – Delhi
Breakfast at the hotel. This morning, return by road to Delhi and once you have arrived, visit the Raj Ghat, where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated. Afterwards, transfer to the India Gate, the residence of the country’s president, and visit the impressive Humayun’s Tomb, declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco in 1993. Overnight stay in Delhi.

Day 13: Delhi
Breakfast at the hotel. The rest of the day free to visit this fascinating city. We recommend an optional excursion to discover Delhi’s most iconic temples.* Overnight stay in Delhi.

* Optional Full-Day Delhi Temples Tour: Explore Delhi’s most iconic temples. Experience the peace and tranquillity of the Lotus Temple, dedicated to the Baha’i faith and discover the extraordinary architecture of Akshardham Temple, dedicated to 10,000 years of Hindu culture. See the huge Jama Mosque and the downtown Sikh Temple with its golden dome before ending the tour at Lakshmi Narayan Temple, dedicated to the Hindu god, Vishnu.

Note: The Lotus Temple & The De Akshardham Temple are closed on Monday. For all the departures on Thursday will not be able to do the Full-day Delhi Temples tour.

Day 14: Delhi – Canada

Breakfast* at the hotel. At the indicated time, transfer to the airport for a flight back to Canada. Arrive in Canada and end your trip.

* Depending on the return flight schedule and the hotel breakfast service, you may not be able to enjoy the included breakfast on the last day.

Important Notes:

The order of the itinerary may differ depending on your arrival day at the destination.
– Monday/ Friday: 2 nights in Delhi at the beginning, 1 night in Delhi at the end.
– Thursday/ Sunday: 1 night in Delhi at the beginning, 2 nights in Delhi at the end.

Optional activity

(Price is per person, based on double occupancy)

Day 13: Full-Day Delhi Temples Tour

Explore Delhi’s most iconic temples including the Baha’i Lotus Temple, extraordinary Akshardham Temple, the Jama Mosque and the Sikh Temple in downtown Delhi. End the tour at the majestic Lakshmi Narayan Temple.

  • Entry Requirements
    • Your passport must be valid for 6 months from your date of entry into India and must contain two blank pages for use by immigration officials.
    • A visa is required to enter the country. Issued by the embassy or online E-Visa application one month before arrival in the country.
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  • Important Notes
    • Foreigners cannot bring Indian Rupees into the country, although you can bring foreign currency and exchange it once you arrive.
    • Due to the customs clearance rule of the government of India, if your flight calls at another city in India before arriving in Delhi, confirm at the departure desk in Canada whether you should pick up your suitcase and pass customs control at the airport where the connection is made. Remember that if the flight stops in Mumbai you will need to pick up your luggage. Keep in mind that normally this whole process takes approximately 60 minutes.
    • The Lotus Temple & The De Akshardham Temple are closed on Monday. For all the departures on Thursday will not be able to do the Full-day Delhi Temples tour.


Terms & Conditions

All rates are per person, based on double occupancy in Canadian dollars (unless otherwise stated) New bookings only. Space and price may be limited and subject to availability at the time of booking.  Errors or omissions may occur on the above information with no guarantee of being honoured. Terms and conditions apply. Tax is not included in the above base fare. Above tax amount includes non-refundable $30 per adult Booking Management Fee. $50 per adult cancellation fee. Not included in the above rates: Xpresspost fee, recommended medical, cancellation or baggage insurance. Child rate is applicable when travelling with 2 paying adults sharing 1 hotel room, using the existing bedding. Price Match Policy: Travel Best Bets makes every effort to remain competitive by offering our ‘Match or Beat Any Price’ offer however due to certain restrictions  there will be some product we cannot match or beat. Please note the star ratings found on www.travelbestbets.com are determined by Travel Best Bets based on a number of factors and may not match the star rating found in the Tour Operator’s brochure. Please view our star ratings by clicking here. Due to an increasing volume of disputed bookings, we will only accept payment for air only travel to India, the Philippines and the continent of Africa through the following means: book and pay cash in person or by direct deposit into our business account – once the transaction is verified and a copy of the receipt emailed or faxed to our office, we will confirm the booking. Please contact us for details on how to book using this method. Please contact [email protected] for photo credit information. BPCPA #3287