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A Taste of Northern India - A Gourmet Tour
A Taste of Northern India - A Gourmet Tour

Highlights: Delhi - Amritsar - Jaipur - Agra - Lucknow

Deposit: £250 per person

Please Note:
Taj Mahal remains closed on Friday
Rates will not be applicable on Sold Out Dates, City Event Dates and Black Out Dates.

Hotels Featured:
Delhi- Lalit Hotel, Pride Plaza
Amritsar– Ramada Hotel
Jaipur- Ramada
Agra- Crystal Sarovar Premiere
Lucknow- Golden Tulip

Indian cuisine is renowned and relished all over the world and the classic range of regional cuisines from North to South and East to West reflects the great size of India and its unparalleled cultural heritage. The Indian Cuisine offers an abundance of bot vegetarian and non vegetarian options and has an unmatched charm because of the extravagant spices used. The finest of India’s cuisines are as rich and diverse as the country's civilization. Indian cooking is a form of art that has flourished through generations purely by word of mouth. India cuisine renowned for it exotic gravies, is wide ranging in variety, taste and flavour. Based on pragmatic medical precepts evolved over hundreds of years involving experimentation and observation most are aimed at nourishing the body and pleasing the mind and eye. Characteristic of all Indian cooking is the inspired use of spices. Far from being used only for flavour, they are appetite stimulators and digestives. Immense care is taken to ensure that spices enhance rather than dominate the basic value. Thousands of different dishes have been developed using various combination of the key basic condiments

13 th Mar’23 Mon London Heathrow to Delhi 

14 th Mar’22 Tue Delhi
0815 Hrs: Arrive Delhi

Upon arrival at the airport you will be met and transferred to your hotel This afternoon you will enjoy Old Delhi Street Food Walk Timings: 4 pm to 7 pm Treat your taste buds with the finest and particular forms of culinary that we offer you from the streets of Chandni Chowk. Visit at least 10 food joints from the ever famous “Paranthe Wali Galli”, to all-time favourite sweets Gulab Jamun and Jalebi to the delicious Natraj “Dahi Balla”
Overnight stay at Hotel

15 th Mar’23 Wed Delhi
Today you will enjoy a full day sightseeing tour of Delhi. You will get a feel for this city as you explore its historic sights including Raj That, the Red Fort. You will also get the chance to experience the bustling colourful market on at cycle rickshaw. In the afternoon you will head into New Delhi visiting the impressive Humayun’s Tomb, the Qutab Minar, India Gate, the Lutyens Delhi, the British Viceroy’s Palace, the secretariat, India Gate and Parliament House
Overnight stay at Hotel

16 th Mar’23 Thu Delhi to Amritsar by train Shatabadi Express
This morning you will transfer to New Delhi railway station to board the train to Amritsar
1345 Hrs: Arrive Amritsar railway station
Upon arrival at Amritsar railway station you will be met and transferred to your hotel
Afternoon enjoy Authentic Indian Food Experience in Amritsar – with a Local Family
Overnight stay at Hotel

17 th Mar’23 Fri Amritsar
This morning you may explore the city at leisure including the spiritual centre of the Sikh religion, the Golden Temple complex visitor must remove their shoes, wash their feet and cover their heads with at scarf See the preparation of Langar at Golden Temple - the holiest shrine of the Sikh religion. The Golden Temple sits on a rectangular platform, surrounded by pool of water called the Amrit Sarovar after which the city is named. Jallianwala Bagh the site of the famous massacre that took place in 1919. This afternoon you will take an excursion to Wagha border to witness the famous border closing ceremony
Overnight stay at Hotel

18 th Mar’23 Sat Amritsar to Delhi by train Shatabadi Express
Delhi to Jaipur by surface (Approx. 258 kms, 6 Hrs)
Early morning you will transfer to Amritsar railway station to board train for Delhi.
1100 Hrs: Arrive New Delhi railway station (where our car and driver will be waiting for you )
Upon arrival at New Delhi railway drive straight to Jaipur, the famed ‘Pink city’ and the capital of Rajasthan known for its palaces three hill forts and shopper’s paradise
Overnight stay at Hotel

19 th Mar’23 Sun Jaipur
This morning you will take an excursion to Amber, capital of the old state of Dhundhar, located on the fugged hills surrounding Jaipur. During the afternoon visit the City Palace still houses the erstwhile royal family, Jantar mantar – the Royal Observatory and Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds) – built for the royal ladies to watch the activities on the market, street below without being observed themselves Evening you will be at Dera Mandawa, the demonstrations are conducted by Shrimati Usha Kumari, the matriarch of Mandawa family. A keen, enthusiastic cook and instructor, her family recipes and patient instructing style have always delighted our guests. With her you get to cook and taste dishes that you will not find easily in modern day Rajasthan Hands on cooking experience in the Zanana Deorhi (Ladies Courtyard) garden of Dera Mandawa, if time permits & guests are inclined, they could have a walk to the food, spice & vegetable market in the pink city before the cooking class accompanied by Mr Sandeep Kasana
Overnight stay at Hotel

20 th Mar’23 Mon Jaipur to Agra by surface (Approx. 265 kms, 6 Hrs)
Today after breakfast you will check out from your hotel and drive from Jaipur to Agra en route visit Fatehpur Sikri – the imperial ruins of the dream capital city of the Great Mughal Emperor – Akbar
Upon arrival at Agra, you will check in at Hotel
Overnight stay at Hotel

21 st Mar’23 Tue Agra
Morning visit the Taj Mahal in the morning by sunrise. The Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his favourite wife Mumtaz Mahal who died in 1631, built one of the world’s most famous buildings the ‘Taj Mahal’, Its perfect proportions and exquisite craftsmanship have been described as ‘ä vision a dream, a poem, and a wonder’. After breakfast you will visit the 16 th century Agra Fort. This commanding red sandstone monument stretches 2.5 kilometres along the banks of River Yamuna, encompasses serene gardens and terrace pavilions, wih striking views providing glimpse of the magnificent Taj Mahal across the river and Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah Afternoon you will enjoy AGRA STREET FOOD WALK A visit to Agra is incomplete without tasting it’s delightful local cuisine. This food walk of Agra will help you taste delicious street food dishes of varied Indian cuisines available from some of the oldest and most reputed food joints in the city. All the food items have been personally tested and are as safe as possible. It is a walking tour of Agra city in which you will visit walk around some non-touristy markets of Agra city and taste some of the best local food dishes. The food served in this food walk is equivalent to one meal plus various snacks served during a duration of 3-4 hours. We visit around 7-9 different food places and taste the authentic local street food of Agra and a full meal for dinner. This food walk can be enjoyed by vegetarians as well as non-vegetarians.
Unlimited food And non-alcoholic drinks during the tour. Bottled water, wipes, sanitiser etc.
Overnight stay at Hotel

22 nd Mar’23 Wed Agra to Lucknow by train Shatabadi Express
Transfer from your hotel to Tundla railway station in time to board train for Lucknow.
1250 Hrs: Arrive Lucknow railway station
Upon arrival at Lucknow railway station you will be transferred to your Hotel
When in Lucknow, how can the talk about the food be left behind. After a walk down this lane we will take a Culinary Walk down the lane adjacent to Akbari Gate. Tasting the best of meat dishes from the Awadhi menu from the places, where they actually originated from and have still been able to thrive on their own in the era of MacDonald and KFC. You will experience the concept of food loyalty and the real taste of the original Tundey Kebabs, Raheem’s Nihari and Mobeen’s Pasanda Kebabs. Observe the chefs at work in these small and dingy shops that seldom look hygienic, but no one has ever fallen sick. To take this tour, you need to be a foodie with closed eyes, so that your taste buds work to their best of abilities. Try all of these, while a culinary curator (Walk Leader) explains the history and the recipe of each of these. Operates everyday except Thursday & Sunday
Overnight stay at Hotel

23 rd Mar’23 Thu Lucknow
Today after breakfast you will enjoy city tour visiting Bara Imambara – Bara means big, and an imambara is a shrine built by Shia Muslims for the purpose of Azadari. You will also visit Chattar
Manzil or Umbrella Palace, Rumi Darwaza and the Clock Tower – the huge tower was constructed by Nawab Nasir-ud-Din haider in the year 1880
Overnight stay at Hotel

24 th Mar’23 Fri Lucknow to Delhi by train Shatabadi Express
After morning at leisure You will transfer from your hotel to Lucknow railway station in time to board your train for Delhi
2220 Hrs: Arrive Lucknow airport
Upon arrival at Delhi railway station you will be transferred to your Hotel

25 th Mar’23 Sat Delhi to London Heathrow 
You will be transferred to Delhi airport in time to board flight for London Heathrow

Offer Includes

  • Return flights from London Heathrow
  • Airport taxes
  • 11 Nights Accommodation on bed and breakfast basis
  • All transfers, sightseeing & excursion as mentioned in itinerary by air-conditioned car
  • Services of local English speaking guide as per the itinerary during city tour
  • Entrance Fees to the monument
  • Train fare for the sector Delhi / Amritsar, Amritsar / Delhi, Tundla / Lucknow & Lucknow / Delhi by Executive air-conditioned chair car
  • Food Walk in Delhi , Agra & Lucknow
  • Cooking demonstration with Dinner at Jaipur and Amritsar

Meal Plans

  • Bed & Breakfast