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Christmas in India

15 days Fully Inclusive Classic Group Tour

Christmas in India

The perfect way to spend the festive season by experiencing the best of what India has to offer. From the classic sights of India's Golden Triangle, searching for the tigers in Ranthambore, discovering delightful Udaipur and participating in the festivities of Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. After attending Midnight Mass in Agra, you'll awake Christmas Day to explore India's most famous monument, the magnificent Taj Mahal. Enjoy a delicious Christmas feast and sip champagne at a rooftop restaurant accompanied by amazing views of the Taj Mahal at sunset. You'll even be treated to a fantastic musical show telling the story of Emperor Shahjahan and his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal (for whom the Taj Mahal was built) – a true Bollywood experience!
  • Fully Inclusive
    Touring with Guides and entrance fees
  • Included Meals
    Breakfasts: 13 , Lunches: 12 , Dinners: 13
  • Flights
    International flights and current taxes
  • Accommodation
    13 nights in 3+/4 star accommodation
  • Visas
    Visa fees & processing for Australian passports
  • Group Tour
    Max Group Size: 28
  • Physical Rating 2
    A reasonable level of fitness is required, as you'll be spending time on your feet and doing a bit of walking to cover short distances during your daily sightseeing. There will also be some climbing of steps and climbing on and off of coaches and boats.
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    Walking, some steps and extended time on your feet.
Classic Group Tour
15 DAYS
From $6,980PP
Delhi (2N) - Jaipur (2N) - Pushkar (1N) - Udaipur (2N) - Bundi (1N) - Ranthambore (2N) - Agra (2N) - Delhi (1N)
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Tour Highlights

Our Christmas in India tour will see you exploring the most iconic sites, delving into deep-rooted culture and dining on delicious cuisine and thoroughly researched to bring you a range of once-in-a-lifetime experiences, many of which are entirely exclusive to us.

Day by Day Itinerary

Delhi (2N) - Jaipur (2N) - Pushkar (1N) - Udaipur (2N) - Bundi (1N) - Ranthambore (2N) - Agra (2N) - Delhi (1N)
  • Day 1
    Arrive Delhi
    Dinner
    Day 1: Arrive Delhi

    Fly to Delhi for a two-night stay. Your National Escort or Local Guide from Wendy Wu Tours will meet you at the Delhi International Airport in the Arrivals Hall. Together with other group members who may be arriving at a similar time, you will transfer 45 minutes to your hotel and check-in.

    Dinner
  • Day 2
    Delhi
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 2: Delhi

    This morning the tour introduction will either be held in the hotel or on the coach. After your breakfast we will embark on a full-day of sightseeing around Old and New Delhi. Next, travel to Khari Baoli Spice Market and enjoy a rickshaw ride before visiting Jama Masjid. Continue to Lakshmi Marayan Hindu Temple, followed by a brief photo stop at India Gate. End your day with a visit to Humayun's Tomb and the Quatab Minar.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 3
    Delhi to Jaipur
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 3: Delhi to Jaipur

    Drive to Jaipur. On arrival visit the Turban Museum, enjoying a demonstration on Turban Tying and how to wear it. You will get to take these with you as a memento. Have lunch at the restaurant before checking in at your hotel, where you can relax until dinner.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 4
    Jaipur
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 4: Jaipur

    After breakfast, make a brief photo stop at the Hawa Mahal (Palace of the Winds) from the outside. Next, take a jeep ride from the bus park to the entrance of Amber Fort. You will also visit Maharaja's City Palace, Jantar Mantar Observatory and Choti Choper. This afternoon, pay a visit to a nearby craft centre for the opportunity to try your hand at block printing and carpet weaving.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 5
    Jaipur to Pushkar
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 5: Jaipur to Pushkar

    This morning, transfer to Pushkar. Upon arrival, take time to explore the local markets and admire the Brahma Temple before heading to your hotel for check-in. Later today you will participate in a private religious ceremony on the Ghats of the Sarovar (lake). Pushkar Lake is considered one of the ten holiest sites in the world. You will also participate in the evening Aarti ceremony before returning to your hotel.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 6
    Pushkar to Udaipur
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 6: Pushkar to Udaipur

    After breakfast drive to Udaipur and check-in at your hotel. Later this afternoon you will visit the Vintage and Classic Car Museum, showing a collection of some of the rarest classic and vintage cars. This museum is owned by the Royal Family of Udaipur and located in the premises of the Garden Hotel, outside the City Palace complex. It is in these gardens that you will sit down to a delightful High Tea before returning to your hotel.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 7
    Udaipur
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 7: Udaipur

    Discover more of Udaipur today, starting with a drive around Fateh Sagar Lake. Next, visit the Folk Museum, Mewar Art Gallery, and the City Palace.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 8
    Udaipur to Bundi
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 8: Udaipur to Bundi

    Travel to Bundi, enroute visiting Chittor Fort and Vijay Stambh. One of the largest forts in India, Chittor sprawls across a hilltop overlooking the town of Chittorgarh.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 9
    Bundi to Ranthambore
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 9: Bundi to Ranthambore

    After breakfast, spend the morning exploring the town and discovering its unique step wells, as well as Taragarh Fort. Drive to Ranthambore and check-in to your hotel.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 10
    Ranthambore National Park
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 10: Ranthambore National Park

    Enjoy morning and afternoon canter safaris in the national park for the chance to spot the local wildlife. Each safari involves 2-3 hours driving on uneven and unsealed tracks. Please bear in mind that there will be no bathroom breaks during the canter safaris. You will need to bring your passport each day to gain access to the park.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 11
    Christmas Eve - Ranthambore to Agra
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 11: Christmas Eve - Ranthambore to Agra

    Transfer to Agra, making a stop enroute at Fatehpur Sikri, visiting Tomb of Chisti and Panchal Mahal Palace. Upon arrival in Agra, check-in to your hotel for a 2 night stay. Enjoy the festivities of Christmas Eve at your hotel, which take place between 7pm – 11pm. Tonight, you have the option to attend Christmas Midnight Mass at St. Mary’s Church. This is sure to be the highlight of your Christmas.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 12
    Christmas Day - Agra
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 12: Christmas Day -  Agra

    Wake on Christmas Day with much excitement, as you head to the Taj Mahal. Enjoy ample time to explore this magnificent monument at your leisure. Visit the Itmad-ud-Daulah, nicknamed the Baby Taj, before continuing to the impressive Agra Fort. After enjoying a Christmas lunch feast filled with lots of entertainment and celebrations, you will be taken to a rooftop restaurant where you will sip on champagne, watching the sunset over the Taj Mahal. To end off this magical Christmas Day, you will enjoy a live musical drama - Mohabbat the Taj - a show depicting the romantic love story of Emperor Shahjahan and his beloved wife, Mumtaz Mahal. This is a true Bollywood experience.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 13
    Drive to Delhi
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 13: Drive to Delhi

    Drive to Delhi where you will check in to your hotel. You have the day at leisure to explore or do last minute shopping before your farewell dinner tonight.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Days 14-15
    Depart Delhi
    Breakfast
    Day 14-15: Depart Delhi

    After breakfast transfer to the airport for your overnight flight home.

    Breakfast
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Accommodation

We draw from a wide range of hotels on our holidays, each one is chosen to suit the tour you are travelling on meaning your accommodation can range from a smart business hotel in one city to a family run guesthouse in a smaller town. Here are some examples of the type of hotel you can expect to find on this tour.

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When to go

The best time to visit India is from November to March when you’ll enjoy pleasant warm dry days and low humidity.

City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Agra
  • 8
    22
    15
  • 13
  • Jaipur
  • 8
    22
    15
  • 7
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Agra
  • 10
    25
    18
  • 18
  • Jaipur
  • 11
    25
    18
  • 11
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Agra
  • 16
    32
    24
  • 9
  • Jaipur
  • 16
    31
    24
  • 3
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Agra
  • 22
    38
    30
  • 6
  • Jaipur
  • 22
    37
    29
  • 5
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Agra
  • 26
    42
    34
  • 11
  • Jaipur
  • 26
    40
    33
  • 18
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Agra
  • 28
    41
    35
  • 56
  • Jaipur
  • 27
    39
    33
  • 63
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Agra
  • 27
    35
    31
  • 203
  • Jaipur
  • 26
    34
    30
  • 223
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Agra
  • 26
    34
    30
  • 243
  • Jaipur
  • 25
    32
    29
  • 206
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Agra
  • 24
    34
    29
  • 130
  • Jaipur
  • 23
    34
    28
  • 66
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Agra
  • 20
    34
    27
  • 25
  • Jaipur
  • 19
    34
    26
  • 25
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Agra
  • 14
    30
    22
  • 4
  • Jaipur
  • 14
    29
    22
  • 4
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Agra
  • 9
    24
    17
  • 6
  • Jaipur
  • 9
    24
    17
  • 4

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All of our tour departures include international flights and taxes in the price unless a land only option is selected

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    • Flight Inclusive rates only: These include airline fuel surcharge and taxes. Correct as of 1 June 2022. Please note supplements may apply if lead in economy rates are not available.
    • Customary tipping amount of approximately US$90pp (AU$130pp) is paid locally in India.
    • Depending on airline schedules, you may depart and/or arrive on Day 2. Extra nights' accommodation (pre or post tour) or stopovers may be required at an additional cost.
    • Flight Inclusive rates only: Based on departures from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide & Perth. Departures from other cities and flight upgrades available on request.
    • Price listed is based on new bookings only

    Group Tour includes

    • International flights and current taxes (excluded if a land only option is selected)
    • All Meals (refer to itinerary)
    • Domestic transportation
    • Touring with guides and entrance fees
    • 3 – 4 star accommodation
    • Visa fees for Australian passport holders

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