Day 01 / Arrival
Arrive Delhi, meet assist at the airport & transfer to hotel.
Night stay in Delhi.
Day 02 / Delhi
After a leisurely breakfast
sightseeing tour of New Delhi where ornate buildings recall the
days when India was the Jewel in the crown of the British empire.
Visit the 11th century Qutab Minar ,India Gate and the grand
government buildings, the President's House, Mahatama Gandhi
Memorial , Also visit Laxmi Narayan temple popularly known as
Birla Temple. Night stay in Delhi.
Day 03 / Delhi - Jaipur
After breakfast Drive to Jaipur and evening check in hotel. Later
sight seeing tour of Jaipur covering:
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. Their five-storey structures 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. Night stay in Jaipur.
Day 04 / Jaipur- Agra (By Road Approx. 5 Hrs.)
Morning visit the majestic Amber Fort, is one that cannot be
easily described. Ride up on Elephants to the former capital of
the royals set against the backdrop of the wooded hills. Later
drive to Agra enroute visiting Fatehpur Sikri-a perfectly
preserved red sandstone “ghost town” which was the estranged
capital of mughal emperor Akbar, built in 1569 and deserted when
its water supply failed. Arrive Agra & transfer to hotel. Evening
at leisure. Night stay in Agra.
Day 05 / Agra-Varanasi ( By Train )
Morning at sunrise visit the magnificent Taj Mahal - one
of the seven wonders of the world surely the most extravagant
expression of love ever created. 20,000 men laboured for over 17
years to build this memorial to Shah Jahan's beloved wife, Also
visit the Red fort - the rusty and majestic red- sandstone fort of
Agra stands on the banks of the river Yamuna and the construction
was started by Emperor Akbar in 1566. At the Diwan-I-Am (hall of
public audience), a colonnaded hall of red-sandstone with a throne
alcove of inlaid marble at the back, the Emperor heard public
petitions. At the Diwan-I-Khas (hall of private audience) where
marble pavilions with floral inlays lend an ethereal ambience, the
Emperor sat on his gem-studded peacock Throne and met foreign
ambassadors and rulers of friendly kingdoms. Later transfer to
railway station to board the overnight train to Varanasi.
Day 06 / Varanasi
Arrive Varanasi, said to be the India's most sacred city situated
on the western bank of the holy river Ganga. It is also the oldest
living city in the world. As a place for devotion and worship,
with hundreds of temples dotting the city, sunrise on the river front
as seen from a boat can be a spiritually uplifting sight. It has a
fascination uniquely its own, a quality of sublime beauty, a
timeless eternal appeal. Varanasi is the city which cannot be
described, only experienced. Meet assist at the railway station
and transfer to hotel. Later sight seeing of Varanasi (the oldest
and holiest city of India) covering Temples, Aurangazeb's Mosque
and one of the biggest university of India. Evening view “Aarti”
ceremony on the Ghats. Night stay in Varanasi.
Day 07 / Varanasi - Delhi ( By Flight )
After a relaxed breakfast transfer to airport for flight to Delhi.
Arrive Delhi & transfer to hotel. Night stay in Delhi.
Day 08 / Departure
Transfer to airport for onward flight.