Day 1: Arrive
Around Midnight arrival in
Delhi. The cosmopolitan City and capital
Delhi is the main gateway for travellers. You are met by an Indo
Vacations representative and transferred to the hotel.
Day 2: New Delhi - Jodhpur (by train)
In the morning we have a Rickshaw ride parallel to the
through the old city and famous Silk Road and Silver Bazaar.
Sightseeing of Old Delhi includes Rajghat and
Jama Masjid, the great
mosque of old Delhi. Today we also visit
and “Qutub Minar". Before we proceed to
the Hotel we drive through New Delhi where we see the
Government Buildings and Embassies.
In the night transfer to the railway station for train to Jodhpur.
In the morning arrival in
Jodhpur and transfer to the hotel. Jodhpur was once the capital of the princely state of Marwar
(Land of death). Jodhpur is the second largest city in Rajasthan and
is also known as the blue city. In the afternoon we will visit the
(majestic fort). Mehrangarh Fort was built on a steep hill and is
among the best in India with exquisitely latticed windows in
residential apartments within. We also visit the Jaswant Thada, a
royal cenotaph built in white marble.
4: Jodhpur - Jaipur
Today we drive to the Pink City
Jaipur. This city owes its name,
foundations and careful planning to the great warrior and
astronomer, Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II. Jaipur is the capital of
Rajasthan and famous for its handicrafts and precious and
semiprecious stones. After arrival in Jaipur we drive to the
After breakfast we drive to the ancient capital of
Amber, laying 11
km. away from Jaipur. We will ascend to the Palace Fortress on the
back of an Elephant. Enroute to Amber we will visit the
(Palace of the Winds), built in 1799 AD, it contains 953 small
casements. In the afternoon we visit the
City Palace which is still
the formal residence of the royal family, built in a blend of the Rajasthani
and Mughal architecture. We continue to
Jantar Mantar, a stone
observatory, the largest of Jai Singh's five remarkable
observatories. Later we have a walk through the colourful
Bazaar of Jaipur and visit a factory to see the famous block
printing work being done since centuries in Jaipur. In the evening we
drive through the new city of Jaipur and visit "Laxmi Narayan Mandir",
a Hindu temple made out of white marble.
6: Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra
Today we leave Rajasthan, the biggest state in India and drive to
Agra. Enroute we make a stop and visit
Fatehpur Sikri, which was
once an imperial capital frozen in time, constructed by Akbar the
Great in the 16th century. This wonderful city
constructed by red sand stones was abandoned as abruptly as it had
been built. It has been generally stated that it was due to failing
in the water supply.
In the evening arrival in Agra and drive to the hotel.
7: Agra - Gwalior (about 119 kms)
In the morning we
Agra Fort, built by
three of the greatest Mughal emperors. The construction of
this massive structure began in 1565 under Akbar's reign and
continued till the time of his grandson's reign, Shah Jahan who
built the impressive imperial quarters and mosque. After the visit of Agra Fort
we proceed to visit the most beautiful monument of India, the
Mahal, an enduring monument to love, with a continually fulfilling
beauty. It was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan between
1631-52, as a tomb and memorial to his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal
(Jewel of the Palace),
who died at the age of 39 giving birth to her 14th child. Later we drive to Gwalior.
Gwalior's strategic position between North and South India has made
it's Fort an important possession and it was captured by several
ruling houses. Late evening arrival in Gwalior.
8: Gwalior - Orchha - Khajuraho (about 120 kms)
Today we visit the famous
Gwalior Fort which was built by
Raja Man Singh of Tomar dynasty in the 6th century. The fort of
Gwalior is considered to be one of the most powerful Fort in India.
Most fascinating in the Fort of Gwalior are the six huge doors to
get in to the Fort. Later we drive to Khajuraho. On the way to
Khajuraho we visit Orchha. Orchha's grandeur has been captured in
stone, frozen in time, a rich legacy to the ages. In this medieval
city, the hand of time has rested lightly and the palaces and
temples built by its Bundela rulers in the 16th and 17th centuries
retain much of their pristine perfection. After the visit of Orchha
we proceed for
Khajuraho. Khajuraho was the capital of the Chandela dynasty. Late
evening arrival in Khajuraho.
Day 9: Khajuraho - Varanasi (by air)
Today we visit the temple complex of
Eastern Group and
to see the most beautiful temples in India.
Most famous among them is the Laxmana Temple which is dedicated to god Vishnu. The presence of
erotic sculptures in the Temples at Khajuraho is one of the
expression among others of the celebration of all human activities
displaying different aspects of Hinduism. In the evening flight to
Varanasi. Varanasi is without doubt India’s most sacred city
and thus visited by over one million people. Varanasi is also called
the city of light. Buddha visited this city in 500 BC.
Day 10: Varanasi - Kathmandu (by air)
In the early morning we take a boat ride on the holy river Ganges and
enjoy sunrise on the boat.
Ghats (flight of steps) and the
activities of pilgrims on that are the principal attraction for
visitors to Varanasi. Afterwards we go for the
sightseeing of the city of Varanasi. In the afternoon flight to Kathmandu.
In the evening arrival in Kathmandu.
Day 11: Kathmandu
In the morning we start our sightseeing by visiting Durbar Square.
Durbar Square is the spiritual heart of Kathmandu. This is the most
important point in Kathmandu to observe the culture and religion of
visiting Durbar Square we will visit Swayambhunath. The stupa at
Swayambhunath is the most important and oldest site of Buddhist
worship in Nepal. Swayambhunath Stupa is famous for the eyes of
Buddha which seem to observing the world from all 4 directions.
After Swayambhunath we visit Bodnath. Bodnath is the largest Stupa
Day 12: Kathmandu
Today we drive to Patan. Patan was the second largest town in the
valley but it has been absorbed into Kathmandu. Patan was previously
known as Lalitpur (the beautiful city). The temple architecture here
gave this city fame to be unique and most beautiful. After Patan we
proceed to Bhaktapur, the third biggest city of the valley.
Bhaktapur has preserved it’s medieval character better than Patan.
We visit the golden door, the Palace of 55 windows (15th century)
and Pagoda Nyatapola (18th century).
Day 13: Kathmandu - New Delhi (by air)
In the afternoon drive to the airport for the flight to New Delhi.
Upon arrival you will be met by our representative and transferred
to the hotel.
Day 14: Flight to home
Flight to home destination.
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Accommodation in double rooms on twin sharing basis with bath and WC
Rickshaw ride in Delhi.
Elephant Ride in
Boat ride on the holy river Ganges.
Dinner will be with a presentation of Indian music and dance in
Services of qualified local guides (English speaking
or languages of your choice)
at every place of sightseeing.
Transfers and departures on arrival and departure by Indo
All Transfers and Sightseeing throughout the tour by an
air-conditioned Car with
driver. For groups an individual air-conditioned bus (Except
Standard Hotels) will be
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