Day 01: Flight to India
Around Midnight arrival in Delhi. You are met by our
representative and transferred to your Hotel.
Day 02: Old - New Delhi
This morning is at leisure. Afternoon sightseeing in Old
Delhi. You will take a Rickshaw Ride parallel to the Red
Fort through the old city and famous Silk Road and
Silver Bazaar. Sightseeing of Old Delhi includes Rajghat,
Jama Masjid, Humayun Tomb and Qutub Minar. Before you
proceed to the Hotel you will visit the India Gate,
Government Buildings and Embassies.
Day 03: Delhi - Jaipur (about 270 km)
Today you will drive to the Pink City, Jaipur.
Day 04: Jaipur
After breakfast 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. You will ascend to
the Palace Fortress on the back of an Elephant. Enroute
to Amber you will visit the Hawa Mahal (Palace of the
Winds), built in 1799 AD, it contains 953 small
casements with each having its own balcony. In the
afternoon you will visit the City Palace which 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 palace you will visit the private
collection of the Jaipur Maharajas. You continue to
Jantar Mantar, a stone observatory, the largest of Jai
Singh's five remarkable observatories. In the afternoon
you will 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 visit “Laxmi Narayan Mandir”, a Hindu temple
made out of white marble.
Day 05: Jaipur - Ranthambore (about 200 km)
Today you will leave the Pink City Jaipur and drive to
Ranthambore. After a break and refreshment in
Ranthambore you will explore the Ranthambore National
Park. Ranthambore National Park is surrounded by the
Vindhyas and the Aravali mountains and covers an area of
392 square km. The Tiger is the main attraction of the
Ranthambore National Park.
Day 06: Ranthambore - Bharatpur (about 250 km)
In the early morning you will again explore the park.
After the Safari you will leave the Ranthambore National
Park and proceed to Bharatpur. Bharatpur has its fame
due to Keoladeo Birds National Park. Bharatpur Bird
Sanctuary or Keoladeo Birds National Park with its 375
species is one of the best water bird sanctuary in the
Day 07: Bharatpur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra (about
Today you will leave Rajasthan and drive through a
series of fields, small towns and villages to Agra.
Enroute you will 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. Late
evening arrival in Agra. Rest of the day at leisure.
Day 08: Agra
You start today your sightseeing by a visit to the Agra
Fort, 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 you will proceed to visit the most beautiful
monument of India, the Taj Mahal, 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.
Day 09: Agra - Gwalior (about 120 km)
Today you will leave Agra and drive to Gwalior. After a
break in the Hotel in Gwalior you will visit the famous
Fort which was built by Raja Man Singh of Tomar dynasty
in the 6th century. The fort of Gwalior is considered to
be one of the most powerful Fort in India having a
further advantage of its unlimited supply of water.
After the visit of Fort you will visit an old Hindu
Temple (10th century) dedicated to god Vishnu.
Day 10: Gwalior - Orchha - Khajuraho (about 300
On the way to Khajuraho you will visit the city of
Orchha. After the visit of Orchha you will drive through
the colourful villages and proceed to Khajuraho.
Khajuraho was the capital of the Chandela dynasty.
Day 11: Khajuraho - Varanasi (by air)
Today you will visit the temple complex of Eastern Group
and Western group to see the most beautiful temples in
India. Most famous among them is the Laxmana Temple
which is dedicated to god Vishnu. In the evening flight
to Varanasi. The rest of the day at leisure.
(Optional: A drive can be organized to Sarnath (10 km).
Sarnath is the place where Buddha delivered his first
sermon at deer park).
Day 12: Varanasi - Kathmandu (by air)
In the early morning take a boat ride on the holy river
Ganges and enjoy sunrise on the boat. Ghats (flight 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. After a break in
the Hotel you will go for the sightseeing of the city of
Varanasi. In the afternoon flight to Kathmandu. Rest of
the day at leisure in Kathmandu.
Day 13: Kathmandu Excursion: Swayambhunath,
In the morning you will start your sightseeing by
visiting Durbar Square. Durbar Square is the spiritual
heart of Kathmandu. You will also visit the temple of
living goddess Kumari. After visiting Durbar Square you
will visit Swayambhunath. The stupa at Swayambhunath is
the most important and oldest site of Buddhist worship
in Nepal. Swayambhunath Stupa is famous for the eyes of
Buddha which seem to observing the world from all 4
directions. After Swayambhunath you will visit Bodhnath.
Bodhnath is the largest Stupa of Nepal. Now you will
proceed to the temple city of Pashupatinath which is
Nepal's most important Hindu pilgrim site on the banks
of the Bagmati river. The temple of Pashupatinath is
dedicated to god Shiva.
Day 14: Kathmandu - Royal Chitwan
Today you will leave Kathmandu and drive to the south of
Nepal to the Royal Chitwan National park. This National
Park is situated near the Indian Nepal border. The
Chitwan National park is the natural habitat of the
Tiger, great one-horned Indian rhinoceros, Leopard,
Gaur, Sloth and Wild Bear, Sambar.
Day 15: Royal Chitwan
We take the best possibility to explore the National
Park on the back of elephants. In the early morning
there are more than 450 different bird species who make
this National Park full of life. In the afternoon take a
ride in Canoe on the Narayani river and after that
explore the park more intensively in the accompany of a
Day 16: Royal Chitwan - Kathmandu
After the breakfast drive to Kathmandu. Rest of the day
Day 17: Kathmandu Excursion: Patan, Bhaktapur
Today you will drive to Patan. Patan was the second
largest town in the valley but it has been absorbed into
Kathmandu. After visiting Patan you will proceed to
Bhaktapur, the third biggest city of the valley.
Bhaktapur has preserved it's medieval character better
than Patan. You will visit the golden door, the Palace
of 55 windows (15th century) and Pagoda Nyatapola (18th
Day 18: Kathmandu - Delhi (by air) Excursion:
Today you will drive to Dakshinkali. On the way you will
pass through the villages and small localities. The
temple of Dakshinkali is a place of pilgrimage for
Hindus where animals sacrifices for the goddess Kali are
still performed. In the afternoon flight to Delhi.
Day 19: Flight Back Home
Around Midnight flight back to home destination.
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