09 Nights / 10 Days
Delhi – Jaipur – Agra – Orchha – Khajuraho – Varanasi – Delhi
The program starts with the Delhi, the capital on India and the next stop is the famous pink city – Jaipur famous for its palaces and forts. This journey takes you through the monuments of Love Taj Mahal and erotic temples of Khajuraho. The program ends at the city of spirituality – Varanasi.
Detailed Tour ItineraryDay 01 : Delhi Arrival
Upon arrival at Delhi international airport, our company representative will meet & assist you with traditional welcome and transfer to your hotel for check-in. Rest of the day free & easy for own activities and acclimatization with Indian weather conditions.
Overnight at Delhi hotel.
Qutub Minar, Delhi
proceed for a full day guided tour in Delhi starting with Old Delhi visiting Raj Ghat- the memorial of Father of Nation Mahatma Gandhi, Jama Masjid - the biggest mosque in India. Enjoy rickshaw ride at Chandini chowk. Later drive past through Red Fort – A red sandstone fort by Mughal emperor Shahjahan.
Afternoon continue the tour of Delhi visiting the New Delhi; Start the tour with a stop at India Gate – a war memorial built in the memory of thousands of British India army killed during First World. Continue the tour driving past Presidents house and Parliament house .Visit to Humayun's Tomb - a UNESCO World Heritage site, and Qutub Minar a 73 meter tall tower built in the year 1192AD.
Overnight at Delhi hotel
Post breakfast; check-out from the hotel and drive to Jaipur; the capital city of Rajasthan State and also known as the "Pink City".
Upon arrival Jaipur; check-in to the hotel and rest of the day free & easy for own activities.
Optional: Optional tour can be arranged for Samode Village Excursion or Chokhi Dhani Village Excursion.
Overnight at Jaipur hotel.
Leave for an excursion to Amber Fort – a huge fort complex located on a hilltop. Enjoy the Elephant ride to ascend the Amber fort. The fort consists of Diwan - e – Aam, Diwan – e – Khas, Sheesh Mahal and Suck Niwas. After visiting Amber fort, visit to a traditional Rajasthani Handicraft & handloom factory to see the craftsmen performing.
Afternoon; visit to City Palace – the royal palace for the Maharaja of Jaipur. The palace houses a great museum and Jantar Mantar – a astronomical observatory built in 1734 AD. It has the world's largest Sundial. Before returning your hotel; a short stop in front Hawa Mahal (Wind Palace) for photo shoot.
Overnight at Jaipur hotel
Post breakfast; check-out from the hotel and drive to Agra; the city of Taj Mahal. On the way stop at Fatehpur Sikri the to visit Buland Darwaza, Diwan-e-aam and Diwane-e-Khas. Further continue to Agra.
Upon arrival in Agra; check-in to the hotel and later Proceed for the city tour of Agra. Visit the one of the seven wonders of world, The famous Taj Mahal …. The grace of perfection of proportions and grandeur of geometrical patterns of well-appointed gardens enhancing the poise of the whole complex together add magnificence to the delicacy of this adorable monument of love, dedication and purity, 'The Taj'!
Continue to visit another UNESCO heritage monument, the famous Agra fort. This powerful fortress of red sandstone encompasses, within its 2.5-km-long enclosure walls, the imperial city of the Mughal rulers. It is one of the most important and robustly built strongholds of the Mughals, embellished with number of richly decorated buildings encompassing the imposing Mughal style of art and architecture.
Overnight at Agra hotel
Jhansi – Khajuraho via Orchha (165 kms. / 04 hours' drive) Post breakfast; check-out from the hotel and transfer to Agra railway station to board the train to Jhansi. Once reaching Jhansi; meet & assist by our company driver and drive to Khajuraho. En-route visit to Orchha; the historical town. Here you will visit Jahangir Mahal, Raj Mahal, Ram –Raja Mandir and laxmi Narayan Temple.
Further continue your drive to Khajuraho. Upon arrival; check-in to the hotel and evening enjoy the sound & light show.
Overnight at Khajuraho hotel.
Post breakfast; proceed for a guided tour to visit Khajuraho Group of Temples famous of its erotic art. Afternoon; transfer Khajuraho airport to board the flight to Varanasi, the oldest city in India.
Upon arrival in Varanasi, transfer to the hotel for check-in and evening free at leisure for won activities and explore the oldest living city of India.
Overnight at Varanasi hotel.
Ganga Aarti, Varanasi
Early in the morning before breakfast; enjoy the boat ride on Holy River Ganges at sunrise. Later return back to the hotel to have your breakfast. Further leave for an excursion to Sarnath; where Gautama Buddha first taught the Dharma, and where the Buddhist Sangha came into existence through the enlightenment of Kondanna.
Afternoon return back to Varanasi and visit various ancient Temples in the city.
Evening; witness the Aarti ceremony (lighting lamps) at holy river Ganges bank.
Overnight at Varanasi hotel.
Post breakfast; check-out from the hotel and transfer to Varanasi airport to board the flight to Delhi.
Upon arrival in Delhi; transfer to the hotel for check-in. Evening; free & easy for own activities and last minute shopping.
Overnight at Delhi hotel
Post breakfast; day free for own activities. Later transfer to Delhi International airport to board the flight to onward journey.