North India Package

Duration :: 09 Nights / 10 Days

Destinations Covered :: Delhi - Jaipur - Agra - Jhansi - Khajuraho - Varanasi

Day 01 :: Delhi
Arrive Delhi by International flight. Meeting & assistance on arrival & transfer to the hotel. Overnight at the Hotel .

Day 02 :: Delhi
Full day city sightseeing tour visiting Old & New Delhi. New Delhi - Visiting Qutub Minar built by Qutub-ud-Din Aibak in 1199, Humayun's Tomb, India Gate. Also drive pass President's house, Parliament house, Government Secretariat Buildings. Old Delhi - visiting Red Fort , built in 1648 by Mughal Emperor Shahjehan, Jama Masjid one of the largest mosque in India, Raj Gaht & Shanti Vana- the cremation sites of Mahatma Gandhi & Jawaharlal Nehru. Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 03 :: Delhi - Jaipur
After breakfast drive to Jaipur. Assistance on arrival and transfer to the hotel. Afternoon Orientation tour of the city and walk through the local bazzars. Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 04 :: Jaipur
Morning excursion to Amber fort with Elephant Ride. Amber fort is situated around 11 kms out of Jaipur. The ancient capital of the state until 1728.Visit the Jagmandir Hall glittering with mirrors Jai Mahal and the temple of Kali. Ascend on the Elephant back, the hill on which the fort is situated. It was constructedby Raja Mansingh in 1592 which was later completed by Jai Singh II. Afternoon city sightseeing tour. Jaipur the capital of Rajasthan was given color coat of Pink a centuary ago in honour of a visiting Prince. Ever since it has retained the color. Built by Maharaja Jai Singh this city is 260 years old. Visit Maharaja's city palace and the Observatory. Drive pass Hawa Mahal and also through the Pink Rose city's residentials and business areas. Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 05 :: Jaipur - Agra
After breakfast drive to Agra enroute visiting Fatehpur Sikri. Between 1570 and 1585 during the reign of Emperor Akbar, the capital of the Mughal Empire was situated here, 40 kms west of Agra. This city was abandoned after 15 years due to scarcity of water. See the graceful building including the Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chisti,the capital of the Mughal Later proceed for Agra. On arrival transfer to the hotel. Afternoon visit Taj Mahal & Fort. Taj Mahal- Built by the Moghul Emperor Shahjehan in 1630 for his queen Mumtaz Mahal to enshrine her mortal remains. Later visit Agra Fort containing the Pearl Mosque, the Halls of Public and private audience. Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 06 :: Agra - Jhansi - Orcha - Khajuraho
In time transfer to Railway station to board Shatabdi Express train for Jhansi. Depart from Agra at 0800 hrs Arrive at Jhansi at 1025 hrs. Assistance on arrival & immediate drive to Orcha. Visit the Palace and the Cenetophs. Later drive to Khajuraho. On arrival transfer to the hotel. Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 07 :: Khajuraho - Varanasi
Morning visit Eastern & Western group of temples. The world famous temples are built by the Chandela Kings between 950 AD and 1050 AD. The most important are the Chaunset Yogini temple dedicated to Goddess Kali, The Mahadev temple, Chitragupta temple with a lovely image of 11 headed Vishnu, Vishvanath and Nandi temples. Visha temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, which is the largest and most typical of temples. In time transfer to the airport for flight to Varanasi. Depart from Khajuraho at 1545 hrs by flight Arrive at Varanasi at 1625 hrs. Meeting & assistance on arrival & transfer to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 08 :: Varanasi
Early morning boat ride at river Ganges to see the bathing gahts and cremation sites. Watching people bathing and worshipping at the ghats is one of the most extraordinary experiences of a visit to India . After breakfast city sightseeing tour visiting the Bharatmata temple with a big relief map of India in marble, Durga temple, Tulsi Manas Mandir, Banaras Hindu University which has an art gallery and the mosque of Moghul Emperor Aurangzeb built on the site of an ancient Hindu temples. Afternoon excursion to Sarnath.It is the buried Buddhist city where Lord Buddha gave his first sermon. Sarnath was a reowned school of learning from 6th century B.C. to 12th century AD Visit the ruins, the Stupa, the Buddhist temple and the Museum. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 09 :: Varanasi - Delhi
Day at leisure till departure for Delhi. In time transfer to Airport for flight to Delhi. Assistance on arrival at Airport and transfer to International Airport.

Day 10 :: Delhi
Leave Delhi by flight for onward destinations.