12 Days / 11 Nights
Destination Covered :
Abroad - Delhi - Varanasi -
Khajuraho - Jhansi - Agra - Jaipur - Samode
Day 01 : Abroad - Delhi
On arrival you will be met by our representative and transferred to Hotel The Park, where we will be holding the rooms on ready occupancy basis. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02 : Old & New Delhi
We start our day with a visit to Jantar Mantar, an astronomical observatory with masonry instruments. Our next point of exploration will be Laxmi Narayan Temple (Birla Mandir). Driving past the Diplomatic Enclave, India Gate, Parliament House, Rashtrapati Bhawan we reach Qutub Minar - world heritage site - where you can enjoy the excellent Afghan architecture. Visiting the Lotus Temple you will feel that the edifice is a paragon of perfection both artistically as well as architecturally. Dinner and Overnight in the Hotel The Park -(A Five Star Hotel).
Day 03 : Delhi - Varanasi (1 hour 15m)
After breakfast transfer to the airport to board a flight for Varanasi. As you arrive in the city you will be escorted to the Hotel Taj Ganges. In the evening you can stroll through the market and shop for Banarasi Silk Sarees and Silk brocades which are cherished as collector's items across the world today. Dinner and Overnight at Hotel Taj Ganges (A Five Star Hotel of Taj Group). On
arrival in Varanasi transfer from Airport to Hotel Taj Ganges.
Day 04 : Varanasi
The rays of the dawn shimmering across the Ganges, the high-banks, the temples and shrines along the banks bathed in a golden hue, soul stirring hymns and mantras along with the fragrance of incense filling the air, and the refreshing dip in the holy waters gently splashing at the Ghats will make up for an unforgettable experience of the land where experience and discovery reach the ultimate bliss. In the afternoon, we will take a sightseeing tour of Varanasi. See Kashi Vishvanath temple, Bharat mata temple, Kashi Hindu University and Ramnagar Fort. Afternoon visit to Sarnath Temple, Chaukhandi Stupa, Dhamek Stupa, Ashoka Pillar. Come back to the hotel and stay overnight.
Day 05 : Varanasi - Khajuraho
Wake up early in the morning and take a boat ride on the River Ganges. As you float down the bathing ghats with a boat, or take steps leading down to the river, you will see pilgrims having ritual dips, chanting prayers and offering flowers while worshipping the holy river. Return to the hotel, take rest and refreshment. Transfer to the airport to board the 12:25pm flight. Upon arrival you will be checked into a hotel. Visit the Khajuraho Temples which will give you an insight into the Indian architectural genius of the Medieval period. Overnight in the Hotel The Jass Oberoi (A Deluxe Hotel of Oberoi Groupl).
Day 06 : Khajuraho - Orcha - (175 km) Jhansi - Agra
A leisurely breakfast begins your day. Drive over to Jhansi. On the way we stop over at Orchha. Visit the Chaturbhuj Temple, the Ramraja Temple and the Lakshminarayana Temple. Drive to Jhansi continues. Check into a hotel for lunch in late afternoon. Transfer to the airport and board the flight to Agra. Dinner and Overnight in the Hotel Jay Pee Palace (A Five Star Hotel)
07 : Agra Sightseeing
See the sun rise over the Taj Mahal, an unforgettable way vista of this white marvle. Explore the Taj complex, which includes a Mosque on the western side and a matching rest house on the east, and listen to the interesting tales of romance and valor from our well educated guides. Visit the Agra Fort in early afternoon and then cross the River Yamuna to watch the sun set behind the Taj Mahal. You can stroll through the markets and shop for some of the antiques during the evening. Dinner and Overnight in the Hotel Jay Pee Palace (A Five Star Hotel).
Day 08 : Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Jaipur (230 km)
Begin your day with an early breakfast. We set on our trip to Jaipur visiting Fatehpur Sikri on the way. The sprawling city comprises of the Palace Complex which has nine monuments and the Mosque Complex. Walking through the Buland Darwaja in the Mosque Complex will be quite a mesmerizing experience. On the periphery of the city away from the administrative buildings you will find personal palaces like the Sunehra Mahal (golden palace) sporting vivid wall murals. Nestling alongside this palace lie Jodhabai's and Birbal's Palaces. The drive to Jaipur continues. Dinner and overnight in 'The Trident-Hilton' (A Deluxe Hotel of Hilton Group).
Day 09 : Jaipur Sightseeing
The ninth day of your 'Famous Bazaar Temple Tajmahal Fort Palaces Tour', visit to India might well turn out to be a most memorable one as we begin our city sightseeing with The City Palace. It's numerous outbuildings, courtyards, impressive gateways and temples will sum up for a very unique experience. We then explore the Hawa Mahal, a remarkable structure from where you can have some excellent views of the city. Moving on to the Nahargarh Fort you can view the city from the hill-top. Towards the evening you can enjoy the beauty of the landscaped gardens at Kanak Vrindavan, a newly restored temple on the foothills of Nahargarh. Overnight in the hotel.
Day 10 : Jaipur - 42 km - Samode
In the morning we head for Jal Mahal, built for royal duck shooting parties. Later in the day you can stroll through the colourful markets of the city and shop for some of the antique pieces to take back home. Late afternoon we leave for Samode. We halt for the day at dune coloured tents of Samode Bagh. Enjoy your dinner amidst the freshness of the garden air and a cultural performance. Overnight at Samode Bagh.
Day 11 : Samode - 250 km - Delhi
We embark on a sightseeing tour of the village enjoying a camel safari. Meet the colourfully dressed locals and the farmers at work to have a feel of the rural India. Later we visit the Samode Palace, which is a treat for the eyes amidst the quiet of the protective hills. Lunch at Hotel Samode Palace. Later in the afternoon drive over to Delhi. Overnight at Hotel Taj Ganges in Delhi.
Day 12 : Delhi - Abroad
Morning at leisure for your individual activities. In the afternoon you can browse through the bustling lanes of Chandni Chowk bypassing the Red Fort and the Jama Masjid. Do shop for some of the traditional clothes and silver trinkets as you can get great bargains. Late evening we transfer you to the airport for your onward journey.