Traditional chicken tikka masala curry dish

9-Day Culinary and Cultural Heritage Tour of India

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Customizable Itinerary

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Countries Visited


Places Visited

New Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Varanasi

Suggested Duration

9 Days

Indian culture comes to life in the cuisine and historic experiences that await on this 9-day heritage tour of New Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, and Varanasi. Discover the country’s storied history exploring iconic UNESCO World Heritage sites, including the Taj Mahal and many others. Delve into the decadent and hearty flavors of traditional Indian cuisine at bustling city markets and embrace the wonders of Mughal architecture in India’s centuries-old cities.

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Trip Highlights

  • Explore UNESCO World Heritage Sites peppering India’s capital city New Delhi on a tour of the Red Fort, Raj Ghat, Agrasen ki Baoli, and more
  • Relish a legendary tour of Agra’s iconic sites, including the world-famous Taj Mahal, one of the new Seven Wonders of the World, and Mughal heritage symbol, the Agra Fort
  • Stopover in the storied red sandstone city of Fatehpur Sikri to uncover the destination’s rich Mughal history as depicted in the architecture and heritage sites within its fortified walls
  • Wander the rich historic districts of Jaipur to immerse yourself in the city’s staggering heritage, from the breathtaking architecture of Amber Fort and Hawa Mahal to the inspiring ancient innovation of Jantar Mantar
  • Enjoy traditional Indian experiences, including a Henna painting class in which you will receive the symbolic dye on your hands and feet as well as an authentic culinary class
  • Witness significant spiritual traditions along the banks of the Ganges River in Varanasi, such as the Ganga Aarti, and visit shrines and sites honoring Hindu gods and goddesses
  • Set sail across the calm waters of the Ganges River as the sunrise sets Varanasi ablaze and flickers off the gleaming streams
  • Meander the spiritual districts of Varanasi to visit sacred temples and venerated spiritual sites, including the Tulsi Manas Temple, Durga Temple, and Kashi Vishwanath Temple, to name a few

Starting Price

$2,101 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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