of North India Tour
Delhi, Jaipur, Fatehpur Sikri, Agra, Gwalior, Orchha, Khajuraho,
13 nights/14 days
Day 01 : Arrive Delhi :
Arrive Delhi. Meet and greet at the airport and transfer to hotel. Overnight
stay at hotel.
Day 02 : Delhi
Morning breakfast at hotel and followed by combined city tour of old and new
Delhi visiting Mughal monuments like the Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Rajghat- the
place where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated, Humayun Tomb and drive pass to British
landmark such as India Gate, President house and Govt. Secretar
iat. Also visit
12th century Minaret- Qutab Minar graceful and well sculptured and stands 75
meters, Lotus Temple, Laxmi Narayan temple and Akshardham Temple. Overnight
stay at hotel.
Day 03 : Delhi / Jaipur (265 kms)
Morning breakfast at hotel and drive to Jaipur - The picturesque capital of
Rajasthan. Upon arrival check in at hotel. Rest of the day free. Evening optional
visit to Rajmandir cinema hall famous for its beautiful interiors or "Chokhi
Dhani" - A five star ethnic village Resort for dinner on direct payment
basis. Overnight saty at the hotel.
Day 04: Jaipur
Morning after breakfast at hotel and leave for excursion to Amber fort and ride
the hill on the back of decorated elephant and feel like Maharaja. Afternoon
city tour to the Pink city (Jaipur) built in the 1727 A. D. To visit Hawa Mahal
- Palace of winds, City Palace Complex which houses the rare and rich collection
of ornaments, arms, royal costumes, carpets and decorative art objects of traditional
Rajasthani and Mughal art and architecture. , Jantar Mantar- A 18th century
observatory and Birla Mandir. Overnight
05 : Jaipur/Fatehpursikri/Agra (250 kms)
Morning breakfast at hotel and leave for Agra. Enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri
-The city of victory beautifully preserved. The sandstone mansions of Sikri
are experiments in art and architecture and to a great extent uphold Akbar's
ideals and visions and also visit Dargah - The Tomb of saint Salimuddin Chisti.
Thereafter continue your drive to The Royal seat and capital of the province
of yesteryears, Agra the City of Mughals. Upon arrival check in at hotel. Afternoon
city tour of Agra visiting world famous Taj Mahal, one of the seven wonder of
the world. A pristine monument of undying love and also visit Agra fort. Overnight
stay at hotel.
Day 06 : Agra/Gwalior (120 kms)
Morning after breakfast at hotel drive to Gwalior. Gwalior Northernmost city
of Madhya Pradesh, Gwalior once dominated ancient military and trade routes
linking Northern and Southern India. Upon arrival check in at hotel. Afternoon
city tour visiting Gwalior Fort built by Tomar Raja Man Singh symbolises the
grandeur of Gwalior massive hilltop fort dominates the city and encloses several
interesting Monuments such as Man Mandir Palace Gujari Mahal, a magnificent
Palace in stone which was built by Raja Man Singh for his favorite wife Mirgnayani
and near by is six towered Palace crowned with domes, and cenotaphs commemorating
latterday Martha rulers of the Scindia dynasty. Jai Vilas Palace built in 1800s,
combines Tucson, Italian and Corinthian styles and has imposing interiors. Overnight
Day 07 : Gwalior/Datia/Orchha (135 Kms/3 hrs)
Morning after leisure breakfast at hotel and drive to Orchha the word Orchha
apparently means 'hidden" its is situated on the bank of betwa river i
the Bundelkhand region. Enroute visit Datia its main attraction is seven storey
Palace atop a hill built by Raja Bir Singh Deo. Upon arrival check in at hotel.
Afternoon city tour of Orchha visiting various temple and Palaces such as Raja
Ram temple, Chaturbhuj Temple, Laxmi Narayan Temple, Shiva Mandir, Panch Mukhi
Mahadev Mandir and other cenotaphs " Chhatries" on the bank of river
Betwa and also visit Fort Palace of Raj Mahal, Jahangir Mahal, Diwan -I- Khas
and Rai Praveen Mahal. Overnight at hotel
Day 08 : Orchha/Khajuraho (185 Kms)
Morning after leisure breakfast drive to Khajuraho the Many Explanations of
Love. Khajuraho was the first capital of the Chandelas, who rose to rule the
region in the 9th century. Ethereal enchanting and erotic Khajuraho conjures
up images of a society that celebrated life and was not abshed by sex. Upon
arrival check in at hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 09 : Khajuraho
Morning breakfast at hotel and leave for city tour of Khajuraho discovered the
great erotic temple complex of western and eastern group.The temples in the
western group complex are large and lavishly decorated, displaying the wealth
and power of its rulers, these are dedicated to either Lord Vishnu or Shiva
and the eastern group temples dived into two rough clusters. Rest of the day
free to stroll the city. Evening optional visit to cultural dance show (ticket
on direct payment basis). Overnight at hotel.
10 : Khajuraho/Varanasi by flight
Morning after breakfast. Meeting /assistance at hotel and transfer to airport
to board a flight to Varanasi. Upon arrival in Varanasi meeting/assistance at
hotel and transfer to hotel. Afternoon leave for Sarnath, ten kms north of Varanasi
where the Buddha preached his first sermon and first organized an order of monks,
the sangha. Among the excavated buildings are monasteries, shrines and the foundation
stupas. Overnight at hotel.
Day 11 : Varanasi
Early Morning Boat ride on river The Ganges and return back to hotel for breakfast
& wash and change. Afternoon temple/city tour of Varanasi, about 2,000 odd
temples along the banks of the Ganges at Varanasi and bathe in the river. The
Vishwanath temple in Benares is the goal of the thousands of pilgrims that visit
this ancient pilgrimage site. The river Ganges dominates the life of the city.
Bathing in the river is a daily act of a pilgrim. Varanasi has many ghats, these
ghats rich in love and legend, over 5kms. in length. only few ghats are used
for cremation, dead bodies are burnt and multitudes bathe in the sacred stream.
Death in Varanasi, is way of life, to die here is liberation from round of samsara
(the unceasing cycle of life, death and rebirth). Overnight at hotel.
Day 12 : Varanasi/Delhi by Overnight sleeper train
Morning breakfast at the hotel and day at leisure. Evening intime meeting/assistance
at hotel and transfer to railway station to board train to Delhi. Overnight
Day 13 : Delhi
Morning arrive Delhi. Meeting/assistance at train station and transfer to hotel.
Rest of the day free for independent activities. Overnight at hotel.
Day 14 : Delhi/Departure for the desired destination
Morning breakfast at hotel. Intime meeting at hotel and transfer to airport
to board your return flight. Hotel check out at 1200 noon.
Price: Rs. 28,700/-per person/night with standard hotel
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