Day 1:- Delhi Arrival at Delhi
You will be met on arrival at the International airport. Transfer
to your hotel. Relax.
DELHI, the capital of kingdoms and empires is now a sprawling
metropolis with a fascinating blend of the past and the present.
Delhi is a perfect introduction to the composite culture of an
ancient land and a window to the kaleidoscope - that is India.Overnight will be at Delhi.
Day 2:- Delhi
Breakfast at hotel.Full day tour of Old & New Delhi.
OLD DELHI - A sightseeing tour of Old Delhi would entail
visiting the Raj Ghat - the memorial site where Mahatma Gandhi was
cremated; Jama Masjid - the largest mosque in India and the Red
Fort - once the most opulent fort and palace of the Moghul Empire.
Cycle rickshaw ride from Jama Masjid to Chandni Chowk.
NEW DELHI - An extensive sightseeing tour of New Delhi
would include a visit to the Humayun's Tomb, the Qutub Minar, a
drive along the ceremonial avenue - Rajpath, past the imposing
India Gate, Parliament House, the President's Residence and would
end with a drive through the Diplomatic Enclave.
Enjoy the DANCES OF INDIA SHOW in the evening and retire early.
Overnight at Delhi.
Day 3:-Delhi - Jaipur-By Road 260 km/5 hr
Breakfast will be at the hotel. Drive to Jaipur.
JAIPUR - The origins of the beautiful city of Jaipur can be
traced back to the eighteenth century, during the reign of Jai
Singh II who ascended the Amber throne in 1699. Jaipur today,
epitomizes the spirit of Rajputana. In-spite of growing into a
bustling metropolis, it still retains it's character and history -
A beautiful fusion of the yesteryears and modernity. Popularly
known as the Pink City because of the extensive use of the locally
abundant pink plastered stone, painted so in honor of the visit of
the royal consort of Queen Victoria. Jaipur thrills the soul with
its massive forts, magnificent palaces, exquisite temples and lush
Reach Jaipur and check in at hotel.
Afternoon sightseeing tour of Jaipur visiting...
CITY PALACE - A delightful blend of Mughal and traditional
Rajasthani architecture, the City Palace sprawls over one-seventh
of the area in the walled city. It houses the Chandra Mahal, Shri
Govind Dev Temple and the City Palace Museum.
JANTAR MANTAR - This is the largest and the best preserved of the
five observatories built by Jai Singh II in different parts of the
country. This observatory consisting of outsized astronomical
instruments is still in use.
HAWA MAHAL - The ornamental facade of this "Palace of
Winds" is a prominent landmark in Jaipur. Its five-storey
structure of sandstone plastered pink encrusted with fine
trelliswork and elaborate balconies. The palace has 953 niches and
windows. Built in 1799 by Pratap Singh, the Mahal was a royal
grandstand for the palace women.
Proceed for dinner at a VILLAGE THEME RESTAURANT. Overnight will
be at Jaipur.
Day 4:- Jaipur - Agra
By Road 221 km/6 hr
Breakfast will be at the hotel. Morning excursion will be taken to
the Amber Fort. Climb the FORT on elephant back in royal style.
AMBER FORT PALACE - Amber is the classic romantic Rajasthani fort
palace. Its construction was started by Man Singh I in 1592, and
completed by his descendent Jai Singh I. It's forbidding exterior
belies an inner paradise where a beautiful fusion of Mughal and
Hindu styles finds it's ultimate expression.Drive to Agra visiting Fatehpur Sikri en-route.
The deserted, red Sandstone City, Emperor Akbar built that as his
capital and palace in the late 16th century is an exhilarating
experience. It a veritable fairytale city and its
"ruins" are in pristine condition ... it's not hard to
imagine what the court life must have been like in the days of its
grandeur. Also visit the Bulund Darwaza, the largest gateway in
the world.Continue your drive to Agra and on arrival check-in at Hotel.Overnight will be at Agra.
Day 5:- Agra
Breakfast will be at the hotel. Proceed for the sightseeing of
TAJ MAHAL: The fifth Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan, built it in
1631 in the memory of his second wife, Mumtaz Mahal, a Muslim
Persian princess. She died while accompanying her husband in
Behrampur in a campaign to crush a rebellion, after giving birth
to their 14th child. Her death so crushed the emperor that all his
hair and beard were said to have grown snow white in a few months.
When Mumtaz Mahal was still alive, she extracted four promises
from the emperor: first, that he build the Taj; second, that he
should marry again; third, that he be kind to their children; and
fourth, that he visit the tomb on her death anniversary. He kept
the first and second promises. Construction began in 1631 and was
completed in 22 years. Twenty thousand people were deployed to
work on it. An Iranian architect designed it and it is best
appreciated when the architecture and its adornments are linked to
the passion that inspired it. It is a "symbol of eternal
Having buried her down at Behrampur, it was time for the emperor
to keep his promise and build a tomb there itself. But by and by,
it was felt that it was virtually impossible to transfer all the
marble there, as it would cost an entire fortune and an entire
lifetime. So, when Agra was chosen as the only alternative,
astonishingly her grave was uprooted and brought to Agra, only to
be finally transferred to the monument, completed twenty-two years
After Taj we will visit Agra Fort- which was built by Akbar In
1525 AD. After Agra Fort we will visit Baby Taj - The interiors of
which are considered better than the Taj.
Overnight will be at Agra.
Day 6:- Agra - Jhansi - Khajuraho
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to station for train to Jhansi.Reach Jhansi and transfer to Orchha, 12 km away.
ORCHHA - a medieval city founded by bundela rulers with palaces
and temples of the 16th and 17th century - which have remarkably
withstood the onslaught of time. The city is picturesquely flanked
by the river betwa.
Proceed for sightseeing of ORCHHA sites within the Fort Complex.
Enjoy your lunch at Orchha. Continue drive to Khajuraho.
Situated in the heart of india, in the state of madhya pradesh,
khajuraho is a fascinating village with a quaint, rural ambience
and a rich cultural heritage, honoured by the world as india's
unique contribution to human civilisation. The chandela dynasty
built eighty-five temples here. Twenty remain as embodiments of
indian architectural and sculptural art at its most evolved state.
Even ten centuries after they were constructed, the temples of
khajuraho reflect an eternal philosophy relevant to all mankind.
The temples of khajuraho is a world heritage site and belong not
just to india but to the world. Khajuraho is one of the few
millennium destinations of the world.
Reach Khajuraho. Transferred to hotel and relax. Evening free. Can
go out for a stroll.Overnight will be at Khajuraho.
Day 7:- Khajuraho - Varanasi
Breakfast at hotel. Proceed for a guided tour of the exotic
temples of Khajuraho.
Transfer in time to airport for flight to Varanasi. Upon arrival
at Varanasi, you will be met and transferred to hotel.
Varanasi is the world's most ancient living city. Sunrise on the
riverfront, as seen from a boat, can be spiritually uplifting
sight. Crowded with temples, and its labyrinth of streets, the
city attracts the maximum number of tourists. The religious
capital of hinduism, varanasi is the carpet manufacturing place of
india. It was previously known as kashi - the city that
illuminates. The present name is derived from the fact that the
city is at the confluence of the rivers varuna and asi.
Overnight at Varanasi.
Day 8:- Varanasi - Kathmandu
Morning drive to Daswamedh Ghat and take a boat ride on the sacred
river Ganges to see the cremation Ghats and witness the living
traditions of one of the world's oldest and most important
religions. (To start at 0500 hrs. for the best lifetime
experience) For you to appreciate this remarkable city, we'll
transfer you to the banks of the River Ganges before the sun
rises. Board a boat with your guide and proceed to the middle of
the river, where at sunrise the sight unfolds before you.
Thousands of faithful come daily to the banks to bathe and pray
while in the background, temples and palaces rise in tiers from
the water's edge. Return for a walk through the cobblestone
streets along the banks of "Ganga". As shops are
opening, the place now becomes a beehive of activity as the
faithful are coming and going. Return to hotel for a sumptuous
Proceed for a half day-guided tour of Varanasi including the Kashi
Vishwanath Temple, Gyanvapi Mosque, Benaras Hindu University and
other important monuments.
Visit Sarnath ? 5 miles out of Varanasi for a day excursion: One
of the holiest Buddhist sites in the world, where Buddha preached
his first Sermon in 590 BC. Witness the ruins of a once
flourishing Buddhist monastery and then visit a fine Museum which
houses an excellent collection of Buddhist art and sculptures
found at the site.
Transfer to airport for flight to Kathmandu.
The Katmandu Valley, the political, commercial and cultural hub of
Nepal, is the first for the majority of visitors to Nepal. Once a
separate kingdom in itself, it contains three fabled cities -
Katmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur. Each is an artistic exposition of
graceful temples, elegant palaces, brick paved courtyards and
quaint streets. There are seven UNESCO World Heritage sites in the
Relax for the rest of the day. Overnight at Katmandu.
Day 09:- Katmandu
Breakfast at hotel.
Day tour covering Swambhunath and Patan Durbar Square.
Shopping and rest of the day will be at leisure.
Proceed to Dhulikhel. Reach and check in at resort.
Dhulikhel offers a traditional atmosphere along with spectacular
views. Situated just 30 km east of Katmandu, this is a magnificent
place to spend the night and awaken to the sun rising across the
wide Himalayan range. Once an important link in the ancient trade
route to Tibet, Dhulikhel has a glorious past, which can be
witnessed in the lovely buildings and intricate woodcarvings found
along the shop-lined streets and in the temples.Overnight will be at resort with a panoramic view of the HIMALAYAN
Day 10:- Dhulikhel - Kathmandu - Delhi
Leave after breakfast and proceed to Katmandu. Transfer to airport
for flight to Delhi. Reach Delhi and will be received at
international airport. Take connecting flight to the next