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Grand Tour of North India... Our Favourite Luxury India Holiday

18 days from £8,500 per person

Enjoy an extended tour of northern India, which has been designed to reveal the highlights of this fascinating and enigmatic region. Start by exploring the majestic capital city, Delhi, followed by the sacred city of Varanasi and Khajuraho, famed for its extraordinary carvings, before arriving in Agra, home of the Taj Mahal.

Continue your journey by exploring the regal state of Rajasthan, whose fascinating history is told in innumerable fables and evidenced by its towering forts and dramatic scenery. Take time to explore the cities of Jaipur and Jodhpur and track tigers in Ranthambore National Park. Your final stop will be the fairytale lake city of Udaipur.

No two places on this unusual tour are alike, and together they span many centuries of Indian history and form the backdrop to landmark events such as the birth of Buddhism, Mughal invasion and rule, epic Rajput battles and British imperialism.

This luxury holiday is purely a suggested itinerary. It can be booked as it is or alternatively used as a starting point for creating your own perfect tailor-made tour of IndiaIf you'd like to see similar trips, take a look at our Epic Journeys and Honeymoon collections, as well as our favourite Family-Friendly, Spa & Wellness, Trains, and Wildlife itineraries.

Itinerary details

18 days from £8,500 per person

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Diane Arbus

I had a very lovely time and was looked after splendidly. My first visit to India could not have been better, save for being longer! But I shall return at some point and I shall look to you to make the arrangements.
- Matthew Nicklin, North India
So many highlights to choose from! The hotels were amazing but Maya Villa was a highlight… I loved just hanging out in the hammock reading my book and watching the peacocks chase the cows!
- Krista Weir, Sri Lanka
Difficult to articulate just how good the service from you and your team really was. We know you will continue to do well and hope we have the chance to seek your assistance again before long.
- Mr & Mrs Manson, North India
We had a wonderful holiday - everything was perfect. Thank you for helping us to make a thoughtful plan to enjoy and make most out of our trip. The places we visited, the guides, the transportation and driver, the hotels selected... Everything was great!
- Jaime Benitez, South India
Ampersand’s details preparation, attention to detail and interaction before and during our trip show exactly why good travel agents have a role in today’s internet/direct booking age. Shalmali was a delight to work with – before and during our trip.
- Mr David Wallace, North India
Everything you did for us whilst we were away was hugely appreciated, and Ampersand has been exemplary in every way. I'll always recommend you!
- Mr Richard Stoughton, Sri Lanka
I thought the Ampersand team was outstanding. We couldn’t have hoped for anything more.
- Mr Geoffrey Johnson, India
Without question, you put together the best trip I have ever taken. We were shown around like visiting dignitaries, the hotels were fantastic and the itinerary was just right. Everybody I know will hear about how amazing Ampersand is!
- Leslie Siben, India

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