DELHI – JAIPUR – AGRA – ORCHA – KHAJURAHO – VARANASI – DELHI
Discover classical India like never before with our 11 Nights / 12 Days tour package. The package will give you a wonderful insight into the religious and cultural heritage of incredible India that cannot be seen elsewhere. During your tour, you will experience something different and unforgettable in each city. Delhi will offer a combination of everything like magnificent forts, mosques, food, and shopping. Agra will take you back to the golden period of the Mughals. Jaipur will offer you a glimpse into the grandeur of Rajputana and Varanasi will lift your religious spirits.
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DAY 01: ARRIVE – DELHI: Upon arrival at Delhi International Airport meet and greet then transfer you to the hotel and stay overnight at the hotel.
DAY 02: DELHI – CITY TOUR: Today morning you will have a sightseeing tour of Old Delhi will visit Red Fort, Jamia Mosque, and Chandni Chowk, and enjoy the Rickshaw ride from Chandni Chowk Market up to the Spice Market (Khari Bouli) Asia’s largest spice market. Followed by the day you will have a sightseeing tour of New Delhi will visit Laxmi Narayan Temple is also known as Birla Temple, India Gate, drive past the Parliament Buildings and President House then visit Humayun’s Tomb, Qutub Minar, and Lotus Temple. Evening free at own leisure/shopping stays overnight in Delhi.
DAY 03: DELHI – JAIPUR (260 KM): Morning after breakfast drive to Jaipur. Jaipur popularly known as the Pink City, built in 1727 AD by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II. On arrival at Jaipur, check in at pre-booked hotel. Rest of the day free at leisure. Overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 04: JAIPUR – CITY TOUR: After breakfast full day sightseeing of Jaipur. Explore the city with an excursion to Amber Fort, situated just outside the city, enjoy the experience of safari to and from the top of the hill on which the fort is situated. Amber Fort is the classic romantic Rajasthani Fort Palace. Afternoon sightseeing tour of famous “Pink City” which reminds of a glorious past and there is so much to see and enjoy here. Start with City Palace in the heart of Jaipur which is known for its blend of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. Also visit the Central Museum, Jantar Mantar – the largest of the five observatories built by Sawai Jai Singh. The Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Winds was constructed for the royal ladies to watch the royal processions without being seen, all monuments are in the vicinity of City Palace complex of Jaipur. Overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 05: JAIPUR – FATEHPUR SIKRI – AGRA (240 KM): After breakfast proceed for Agra. Enroute sightseeing of Fatehpur Sikri, a masterpiece in sandstone with stunning elegance of its palaces & courts. Each important edifice here represents a type by itself. Notable among them is the Diwan-e Khas; Punch Mahal, the Tomb of Salim Chishti, and the Buland Darwaza. On arrival Check into Hotel. Rest of the day is at your leisure. Overnight at the Hotel.
DAY 06: AGRA: Early morning visit to witness incomparable Taj Mahal with its speculative view at the time of Sunrise (closed on Friday). Taj Mahal one of the Seven Wonders of the World and surely the most extravagant expression of love ever created. 20,000 men laboured for over 17 years to build this memorial to Shah Jahan’s beloved wife. It’s a wealth of white marble and semi-precious stone undoubtedly the highlight of the tour. Later visit to Agra Fort from where one can get the most moving view of the Taj from the little octagonal tower in the Agra Fort, which lies, across the river Yamuna. Overnight at the Hotel.
DAY 07: AGRA – JHANSI – ORCHHA – KHAJURAHO (175 KM): Early Morning Transfer to Railway Station to connect Train Shatabdi Exp. for Jhansi After arrival drive to Khajuraho via visiting Orchha historical site with magnificent temples and monuments. Some of the Palaces were decorated with painted murals, which represent the finest flowering of the Bundela school of Painting. Visit Jehangir Mahal, Raj Mahal, Raj Praveen Mahal, Chaturbhuj Temple, Laxmi Narayan Temple, Orchha Palace and Panoramic view of Betwa River. Continue your drive to Khajuraho. On arrival check into hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 08: KHAJURAHO – SIGHSEEING TOUR: Morning explore Khajuraho, is worldly known for its magnificent temples of erotica built between 950 A.D. and 1050 A.D. Khajuraho – is world heritage town, the temples are scattered in an area of 8 sq. km. After relaxation take a sightseeing tour of Western group of Temples consisting of the massive Laxman Temple dedicated to lord Vishnu, the Laxmi and Varaha temples dedicated to Vishnu’s consort Laxman, the Kandariya Mahadev temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and the Chausath Yogini temple dedicated to goddess Kali. Also visit Archaeological Museum with its collection of stone sculptures of the Chandela dynasty. Evening you will have a departure transfer to train station for overnight train to Varanasi.
DAY 09: ARRIVE – VARANASI: Arrive at Varanasi in morning. Pickup from railway station and transfer to hotel. Later in afternoon sightseeing tour of Varanasi. Visit to Banaras Hindu University probably the largest residential university in Asia, in the university visit Bharat Kala Museum. Later proceed on a tour of the temples of Varanasi visiting the Golden Temple dedicated to lord Shiva, the Durga temple dedicated to goddess Durga. Interestingly the Durga Temple is also known as the Monkey Temple due to the large number of monkeys found in the Temple premises. In evening enjoy boat ride on the Ganges when it is full of pilgrims is an amazing place to witness the living traditions of one of the world’s oldest and most important religions. While on the boat you may also see the cremation ceremonies of dead bodies as per Hindu Rituals. Stay overnight in Varanasi.
DAY 10: VARANASI – BOAT RIDE & DAY EXCURISON TO SARNATH TEMPLE: Today morning you will have a boat ride the Ganges River and you will witness people offering prayers to Sun God. Breakfast at the hotel then you will have an excursion tour to Sarnath – 10 kms from Varanasi. It was here Buddha preached his first discourse in the deer park to set in motion the ‘Wheel of the Dharma’. It is one of the most holy sites as in this place the stream of the Buddha’s teaching first flowed. Evening free at own leisure stay overnight in Varanasi.
DAY 11: VARANASI – DELHI BY FLIGHT: Today you will have a departure transfer from the hotel to the airport for flight to Delhi. Upon arrival at Delhi Airport, you will be met by our company representatives after the meet and greet transfer you to the hotel stay overnight in Delhi.
DAY 12: DELHI – DEPARTURE: Today you will have a departure transfer from hotel to airport for flight to onward destinations.
Cost based on single occupancy: US$1300 For one person.
Cost based on double occupancy: US$800 Per Person
Cost based on triple occupancy: US$700 Per Person
Cost based on 04 to 05 persons: US$600 Per Person
Cost based on 05 to 06 persons: US$500 Per Person
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