Historical Fort in Agra, India

Northern India Family Discovery Tour

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Countries Visited


Places Visited

Delhi, Agra, Ranthambore, Jaipur...

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Suggested Duration

12 Days

Alluring mansions and charismatic ruins bring to light enchanting splendor during your customizable 12-day family tour to Northern India. Your family will have an immersive experience wandering through the elaborate halls of Mughal emperors and observing the sky at a preserved observatory. Discover an old fort that fades beneath jungle vines, where macaques and tigers roam, and witness the treasured colors of the Taj Mahal at sunrise, inspiring a lasting connection with India’s remarkable heritage.

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Trip Highlights

  • Witness the intricate and preserved majesty of Taj Mahal as it changes color at sunrise
  • Search the wilderness at Ranthambore for signs of 10th-century prestige and learn about the conservation efforts of the government to protect the tiger population
  • Explore the drama and opulence of the Amber Fortress on a guided tour that will reveal its intricate detail and prestige
  • Indulge in a visit to the stunning water well of Chand Baori, which was once an aristocratic escape from the heat of the desert
  • Discover the colorful and imaginative beauty of mansions in Nawalgarh, where frescoes depict regal life, culture, and heritage
  • Traverse the elegance of the Mughal Empire at the former capital of Fatehpur Sikri for insight into its grand design
  • Embrace the glitz and glamour of Itmad-ud-Daula’s 17th-century tomb, which resembles a jewel box with inlaid stones etched into marble
  • Revel in the grand aesthetic of Delhi’s largest mosque on a private tour of the historic city
  • Wander the vast regal ambiance and intricate designs of the City Palace at the heart of Jaipur

Detailed Description

India is bursting with colors and aromas that you will bask in during your 12-day family tour to Northern India. From Agra to Jaipur and from Ranthambore to Fatehpur Sikri, you will explore a landscape shimmering with golden deserts and dry tropical forest. Whether indulging in the sandalwood aromas of incense as you stroll down the market aisles of bazaars or in search of Bengal tigers that hide in the underbrush, your family will create everlasting memories by being immersed in the culture and by uncovering the majestic history of the country.

Your family adventure of Northern India will begin with your arrival in Delhi, where you will have two nights to explore the captivating ambiance of the city’s eight historic districts. A private tour of the city will introduce your family to the interesting and unique architecture of India, from the India Gate to the Red Fortress. As you travel to Agra, you will traverse the fabulous Mughal history of the famous city with guided tours to often-overlooked sites along the banks of the Yamuna River, such as Itmad-ud-Daula’s tomb. Afterward, you will delight in the magnificent colors and prestigious architectural design of the Taj Mahal during a sunrise tour.

Before arriving in Ranthambore, you will venture to the depths of Fatehpur Sikri, which is the former capital of the Mughal Empire. The former capital is brimming with red sandstone and marble details, and your time in the national park will embrace the sounds of the jungle. In the jungle, you will wait for the possibility of viewing prowling Bengal tigers during a guided safari. With three nights in Jaipur, your family will discover hidden aspects of the history around the city, including the stepwell of Chang Baori and the astronomical tools of the royal observatory.

You will spend time traversing the grandeur of the City Royal Palace, where you will find elaborate details that adorn the most intricate spaces of the Amber Fortress. With one night in Nawalgarh and Alsisar, your guides will introduce you to the fabulous artwork and distinctive culture of the havelis, which are established mansions adorned with wooden gates and frescoes. Your final night in Delhi will allow your family to explore the vibrant aisles of the Chandni Chowk bazaar, where saris and jewelry adorn the merchant stands alongside spices and celebrated street food.

Starting Price

$2,335 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

The starting price is based on travel during the low season for a minimum of two travelers staying in shared 3-star accommodations. Please inquire for a custom trip quote based on your travel preferences and travel dates.

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