North India classic itinerary
Come visit India and explore the highlights of the north on this adventureous tour from Delhi to Varanasi. Discover the ‘Pink City’ of Jaipur, witness the Mughal splendours of Delhi and Agra, and soak up in the ambience of holy Varanasi. This wonderful introduction to the magical India would cover lavish palaces, vibrant bazaars, Kama Sutra temple carvings, Ghats of Varanasi and the incomparable Taj Mahal. Packed with highlights and hidden gems, this tour will leave you enchanted. Take time to discover the magic of India!
On arrival in Delhi, you will be greeted and escorted to your hotel. On arrival at hotel check in. (Room will be available from 1200 Noon) Overnight at the hotel.
Visit old Delhi- the Jama Masjid (Friday Mosque) and Raj Ghat –Mahatma Gandhi’s Memorial. In the afternoon visit New Delhi. Drive past President’s Palace, The Parliament and India Gate. Overnight.
Drive to Jaipur. In the afternoon. Visit the famous Galata Ji Temple, renowned for the monkeys. Overnight.
Excursion to Amber Fort. Climb up to the Fort on the back of the decorated elephants. Afternoon visit the colourful ” Pink City”, The City Palace with its museum and the Astronomical Observatory. Overnight.
Drive to Agra. Stop for a visit of Abhaneri with its well palace and an ancient temple. Later visit Fatehpur Sikri, a city built by the greatest emperor of the Mughal dynasty, Akbar. Arrival and check in. Overnight.
Morning visit Taj Mahal (1631-1653), built by Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife, Mumtaj Mahal. Later visit Agra Fort, Royal Residence of the Mughals built by Emperor Akbar. Afternoon visit Etmad-ud-daulah famous as Baby Taj Mahal. Overnight.
Morning transfer to station to catch the train to Gwalior. Arrival and visit of the spectacular fort of Gwalior, finest example of Hindu fort architecture. Afternoon transfer to Orchha, arrival and check-in, overnight.
Morning visit of the city. Orchha is home to some incredible Bundelkhandi style palaces and interesting temples. Visit Jehangir Mahal, built in 1606, in the afternoon proceed to Khajuraho. Arrival and check in. Overnight.
Morning visit the famous Chandela dynasty temples, a masterpiece of Indian sacred architecture beautifully carved in Red sand stone, the Western ones are dedicated to Hindu deities and are the most important, the eastern group of temples are dedicated to Jain deities. Afternoon flight to Varanasi. Arrival and check in, afternoon excursion to the Ghats of the Ganges to witness the evening Aarti. Overnight.
Wake up before dawn, enjoy the early morning. Boat ride to witness the sacred rituals and the offerings of the pilgrims to the rising sun. Walking tour of the ancient city, stop at the Golden Temple and the Mosque of Aurangzeb. Afternoon flight to Delhi. No overnight. After dinner, transfer to the airport for international departure.
These Rates are note valid from 20 Dec to 10 Jan
Price mentioned above is on per person basis.
Minimum No. of Participants – 02.
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