Day 1: Delhi
Today arrival in Delhi. The cosmopolitan City and capital Delhi is the main gateway for
travelers. Upon arrival you are met by an Indo Vacations
representative and transferred to your Hotel.
Day 2: Old - New Delhi
In the morning we have sightseeing in Old Delhi. We take a Rickshaw
Ride parallel to the Red
the old city and famous Silk Road and Silver Bazaar. Sightseeing of
Old Delhi includes "Rajghat",
the site where
was cremated and Jama
the great mosque of old Delhi. Today we also visit the famous "Humayun
which is the first substantial example of Mughal architecture in India and
Minar". "Qutub Minar" is 71 meter high
and consists of five stories. In 1199 work began on this tower which
was intended to be the most glorious tower of victory in the world.
This tower was damaged twice and repaired in 1326 and 1368. Before
we proceed to the Hotel we drive through the embassy area in New
Delhi where we visit the India
see some impressive Government Buildings.
Day 3: Delhi - Jaipur (about 270 km)
Today morning we drive to the Pink City, Jaipur.
This city owes its name, foundations and careful planning to the
great warrior and astronomer, Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II. Jaipur is
the capital of Rajasthan and famous for its handicrafts and
precious and semiprecious stones. Evening free for leisure.
Day 4: Jaipur
After breakfast we drive to the ancient capital of Amber,
laying 11 km. away from Jaipur. Amber was the ancient capital of
Kachhawaha dynasty for 6 centuries before it was moved to newly
created Jaipur. We will ascend to the Palace Fortress on the back of
an Elephant. Enroute to Amber we will visit the Hawa
of the Winds), built in 1799 AD, it contains 953 small casements
with each having its own balcony. The windows enabled cool air to
circulate and the ladies to watch processions below without being
seen. In the afternoon we visit the City Palace that is still the
formal residence of the royal family, built in a blend of the
Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. In the museum of the City
visit the private collection of the Jaipur Maharajas. We continue to Jantar
a stone observatory, and the largest of Jai Singh's five remarkable
observatories. Its complex instruments reveal us the secrets of
medieval Indian astronomy. Later we have a walk through the
colourful Bazaar of Jaipur and visit a factory to see the famous
block printing work being done since centuries in Jaipur. In the
evening we drive through the new city of Jaipur and visit "Laxmi
a Hindu temple made out of white marble. We might have an
opportunity here to observe a prayer ceremony.
Day 5: Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra (about
Today morning we leave Rajasthan, the biggest state in India and
drive through a series of fields, small towns and villages to Agra.
Enroute we make a stop and visit Fatehpur
Sikri, which was once an imperial
capital frozen in time, constructed by Akbar the Great in the 16th
century. This wonderful city constructed by red sand stones was
abandoned as abruptly as it had been built. It has been generally
stated that it was due to failing in the water supply. Late evening
arrival in Agra.
Evening free for leisure.
Day 6: Agra
We start today our sightseeing by a visit to the Agra
built by three of the greatest Mughal emperors. The construction of
this massive structure began in 1565 under Akbar's reign and
continued till the time of his grandson's reign, Shah Jahan who
built the impressive imperial quarters and mosque. After the visit
of Agra Fort we proceed to visit the most beautiful monument of
India, the Taj
an enduring monument to love, with a continually fulfilling beauty.
It was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan between 1631-52, as a
tomb and memorial to his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal (Jewel of the
Palace), who died at the age of 39 giving birth to her 14th child.
We spend enough time at Taj Mahal to take this impressive memory
home. After the visit of Taj Mahal we have a look at the famous fine
marble inlay work which is still being done in Agra by the
descendants of the families of builders and artists of the Taj
Day 7: Agra - Gwalior - Orchha (about 250 km)
After the breakfast we drive to Orchha. In route we will visit the Gwalior.
Gwalior's strategic position between North and South India has made
it's Fort an important possession and it was captured by several
ruling houses. Some left almost as soon as they came, while others
stayed on to build and beautify the citadel. We will visit the fort
of Gwalior. After sightseeing in Gwalior we drive to Orchha.
Orchha's grandeur has been captured in stone, frozen in time, a rich
legacy to the ages. In this medieval city, the hand of time has
rested lightly and the palaces and temples built by its Bundela
rulers in the 16th and 17th centuries retain much of their pristine
Day 8: Orchha - Khajuraho (about 178 kms)
In the morning we visit the temples and palaces in Orchha and later
drive to Khajuraho.
Khajuraho was the capital of the Chandela dynasty. The Chandela
Kings claimed descent from the moon. The temples of Khajuraho are
among the finest examples of temple craftsmanship in the whole of
India. Rest of the time free for leisure at the hotel.
Day 9: Khajuraho - Varanasi (by air)
morning we visit the temple complex of Eastern
Group and Western
see the most beautiful temples in India. Most famous among them is
the Laxmana Temple which is dedicated to god Vishnu.
The presence of erotic sculptures in the Temples at Khajuraho is one
of the expression among others of the celebration of all human
activities displaying different aspects of Hinduism.
In the afternoon we have flight to Varanasi.
Varanasi is no doubt India’s most sacred city and thus visited by
over one million people. Varanasi is also called the city of light. Buddha visited
this city in 500 BC. Arrival in Hotel. In the evening drive to the
Ganges for evening prayer (Evening Aarti) experience.
Day 10: Varanasi
In the early morning we take a boat ride on the holy river Ganges
and enjoy sunrise on the boat.
of steps) and the activities of pilgrims on that are the principal
attraction for visitors to Varanasi. Thousands of pilgrims and
devotees visit this city to make holy prayers, to meditate and to
purify themselves through taking a bath in the holy river Ganges. In
the noon we visit the city of Varanasi. A drive can be organized to Sarnath (10
km). Sarnath is the place where Buddha delivered his first sermon at
Day 11: Varanasi - Departure
depending on your departure time you will be transferred to airport
or railway station for onwards journey.
of our Services)
Hotel which have been tested in the past by us and are good value of
money (subject to availability).
Inclusions in the given tour cost:
Accommodation in double room on twin sharing basis with bath
and WC as in the above mentioned / similar hotels.
Breakfast in the Hotel during the tour.
Toll Parking , DA.
Arrival / Departure Assistance.
Transfers and Sightseeing throughout the tour by an individual Air
Conditioned vehicle with driver.
Any Kind of Personal Expenses such as Monument Tips, Laundry,
Telephone Bills and Alcoholic beverages.
Ride in Delhi, elephant ride in jaipur, Boat ride and evening aarti
Camera Fees (Still or Movie).
Any Flight Charges and Train Fare.
Additional Sightseeing or Extra usage of Vehicle other then
mentioned in the Itinerary.
Guide Charges &
Unspecified Meals etc.
Anything which is not included in the inclusions.
Package cost per person
on twin sharing basis in INR including Room, Breakfast, Transport
Vehicle to be used
Air Conditioned Tata Indigo Car
Conditioned Toyota Innova Car
Air Conditioned Tempo Traveler
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