A captivating tour to north Indian cities
This ten-day tour offers visit to various historical and modern places and market areas.
Day 01: Arrive Delhi
Scheduled arrival at Delhi IGI Airport. Our representative will assist you to reach designated hotel. Relax and spend time in leisure activities. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 02: Delhi City tour
Have breakfast in the hotel and thereafter we shall take you on guided tour of historic city. Visit places in Old and New Delhi including the majestic Red Fort, built of red sandstone by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in 1648; Jama Masjid – the largest mosque in India; Rajghat- memorial to Mahatma Gandhi or Father of the Nation.
We shall take you Chandani Chowk established in Mughal era. You can enjoy a ride on cycle rickshaws. The rickshaw puller sits on a small cushion in the front and take two passengers on the seat through serpentine streets. Later, you will visit Rashtrapati Bhawan, once residence of the British Viceroys; glorious India Gate – a memorial constructed in honour of the Indian soldiers martyred during the Afghan war, Humanyun’s Tomb – regarded a prototype of the famed TajMahal. It was built by emperor Humanyun’s wife and took eight years to complete.
In the evening we shall take you Janpath – the heart of the city where you can buy some souvenirs for your friends and relatives. Get back to hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
(Red Fort is closed every Monday)
Day 03: Delhi – Varanasi (By Flight)
Post breakfast at hotel spend day time in leisure activities till scheduled transfer to New Delhi Airport to board the flight for Varanasi. Upon arrival spend time free in leisure activities and relax till we pick you up from the hotel for visit to Dashashwamedh Ghat. Here you will witness the world famous Ganges Arti along the river Ganges. Get back to hotel by late evening. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 04: Varanasi
Spend time free in leisure activities and relax till we pick you up from the hotel for visit to Dashashwamedh Ghat. Here you will witness the world famous Ganges Arti along the river Ganges. Get back to hotel by late evening. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 05: Varanasi-Khajuraho (By Flight)
Have breakfast in the coffee shop of the hotel and later set out for scheduled transfer to Varanasi Airport to board the flight for Khajuraho. Upon arrival in Khajuraho we will arrange transport to reach the hotel. Freshen up and relax there. We will take you to a visit to various temples which including Laxmi and Varha temples;KandariyaMahadev and Devi Jagdamba temples among others. Enjoy Sound and Light Show in evening at the premises of Western group of temples. Back to hotel. Overnight stay in hotel.
Day 06: Khajuraho-Jhansi (180Kms,4.5Hrs drive)-Agra (by Train )
Post delicious breakfast at hotel you will proceed for Agra. Drive down to Jhansi which is about 180 kms away from Khajuraho. We shall take you Orchha (20kms before Jhansi) en route. It is a small town which was founded by the first Orchha king, Maharaja Rudra Pratap Singh. You can visit the Orchha Palace and Jehangir Mahal. Later we will take you to Jhansi railway station to board the train for Agra. Upon arrival meet our representative at Agra Railway station who will assist you to reach designated hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 07: Agra
After having delectable breakfast in the hotel proceed for city tour and visit Taj Mahal – built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in 1653 AD in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaj Mahal. It took 22 years to build this marvellous monument with the help of 20,000 workers. Later, visit Agra Fort built by the great Mughal emperor Akbar in 1565AD followed by a visit to Tomb of Itimad–ud–Daula fort. It is also called a draft of Taj Mahal. You can explore the city on your own during rest of the time. Back to hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.
(Taj Mahal remains closed every Friday)
Day 08: Agra /Jaipur (245Kms, 4.5Hrs drive)
Have breakfast in the coffee shop of the hotel and later depart for your next destination – Jaipur. Visit Fatehpur Sikri en route. It was established in 1569 by the Mughal Emperor Akbar as the Capital of Mughal empire. It was abandoned after 16 years due to lack of water and turmoil in the north-west areas of Rajputana. Akbar got made many magnificent buildings in this complex which are worth visiting. Major attractions of this place are BulandDarwaza, Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chishti, Diwan-i-Aam and Panch Mahal among others.
After spending around two hours there is scheduled departure for Jaipur. Check into hotel after arrival at Jaipur in afternoon. After freshen up feel free to indulge in leisure activities, visit local markets to buy fascinating souvenirs for your relatives and friends. Back to hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 09: In Jaipur
Post breakfast in the hotel we will take you for an excursion to the majestic Amber Fort. Take an elephant or jeep ride to ascend the hill on which the fort is situated.
Set in picturesque and rugged hills, the Amber Fort is a fascinating blend of Mughal architecture. It was constructed by Raja Mann Singh in 1592 and completed by Sawai Jai Singh. The fort is made up of red sand stone and white marble.
Later, head towards City Palace, a famous landmark which is spread over a large area and occupies one seventh of the city. Walk to the adjacent Jantar Mantar or Astronomical Observatory made by the Maharaja of Jaipur. It has also been included in the list of world heritage sites by UNESCO. Shop till you drop in the local markets. Look for souvenirs, traditional Rajasthani attires, colourful artefacts and articles. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 10: Jaipur -Delhi Airport Departure
Have breakfast in the hotel and spend time in leisure activities till you drive down to Delhi. Upon arrival we will arrange transport to reach Delhi International airport to board the fight for your respective destinations. This concludes a joyful visit to prominent north Indian cities.