Day 01 : On arrival at Delhi, our company Ium Destination representative will Meet, transfer to the pre-booked hotel for check-in. Relax for the rest of the day at the hotel. Delhi is the capital of India since old times. Delhi history dates back to the first millenium BC, when it was known as Indraprastha. The Tomar Rajputs built Lal Kot, the core of the first of Delhi seven cities. It is the epicenter of the nation politics, economy and culture. Overnight stay at Delhi Hotel
Day 02 : Today Delhi Full Day City Tour After breakfast embark on sightseeing trip of Old Delhi and New Delhi Old Delhi: An ancient walled city. Here you would see the Red Fort, the most opulent Fort and Palace of the Mughal Empire, Rajghat the Samadhi of our Father of Nation, Jama Masjid the largest mosque in India and Chandni Chowk the bustling and colourful market of the old city. New Delhi: The city designed and built by the British in the 1920- a city of wide boulevards impressive Government Buildings, green parks and gardens. First you will visit the two monuments from the Delhi past Humayun Tomb and Qutab Minar. Then your drive takes you along the ceremonial avenue, Rajpath, past the Imposing India Gate and Parliament House. After completing the sightseeing return back to the Hotel for Overnight. Overnight stay at Delhi Hotel..
Day 03 :C(approx. 5.5 hrs drive) After leisurely breakfast we will drive to Jaipur – “The Pink City”. On arrival at Jaipur, transfer to your hotel for check-in and overnight stay. Relax for the rest of the day. Overnight stay at Jaipur Hotel..
Day 04 : Today Jaipur Full day sightseeing with Elephant Ride Today morning we will begin our day with a feel of Royal Legacy as we will experience the up hill elephant ride to admire the massive gateways, courts, stairways and pillared pavilions / palaces of Amber Fort. Later visit any Authentic Dhaba (recommended only) for lunch. Afternoon explore Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Jantar Mantar, NaharGarh Fort, Monkey Temple (Galwar Bagh), Jaigarh Fort, Birla Temple (Laxmi Narayan Temple) Overnight stay at Jaipur Hotel..
Day 05 : Jaipur To Agra (5-6 hrs drive) En-route Visit Fatehpur Sikri Enjoy your buffet breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast you drive to Agra. En-route do the sightseeing of Fatehpur Sikri: A fascinating ghost town lies little beyond Agra the deserted Red sandstone city that was built by Emperor Akbar as his capital. It was a veritable fairy tale city and its ruins are still in a pristine condition. It is not hard to imagine what the court life would have been like in the days of its grandeur. Set like a jewel in a court yard of pink sandstone is the marble tomb of Saint Salim Chisti, enclosed by delicately carved marble screens. Later continue the drive to Agra. On arrival in Agra, check in to the hotel. Agra is the one of the prominent destinations of the World Tourism map with three heritage monuments – The Taj Mahal, Red Fort & Fatehpur Sikri. It is more than just a decadent city of graveyards and stones, but it is a vibrant centre of Culture, Art and Religious philosphies that have enriched mankind and shaped human thought over centuries. Overnight stay at Agra Hotel. .
Day 06 : Today Agra Enjoy your buffet breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast you start the sightseeing trip to Taj Mahal and Agra Fort. Taj Mahal : The 17th Century master piece named Taj Mahal ,which of course is the most splendid of all the buildings – pClassic North and West India Tour, Delhi Tour, North India Tour, North and West India Tour, India Itinerary, Delhi hotels, Delhi airport hotels, Delhi hotel, hotels in delhi, hotel in delhi, Classic North and West India Tour, Delhi hotels, Delhi airport hotels, Delhi hotel, hotels in delhi, hotel in delhierhaps the most perfect architectural monument of the world. It was built in the memory of the beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal by one of greatest king of Mughal Empire Shah Jehan. Agra Fort: Built primarily as a military establishment by Emperor Akbar in 1565, the redstone Agra Fort; was partially converted in to a palace during the tenure of Emperor Shah Jehan. Though the principal structure was built by Akbar, many more additions were made by his grandsons. This massive fort is 2.5 Kms long and is considered the predecessor of the Red Fort of New Delhi. After completing the sightseeing of the monuments you return back to the hotel. Overnight stay at Agra hotel
Day 07 : Agra To Jhansi (Shatabdi Express) Jhansi- Khajuraho via Orcha (Approx 175 Kms/06 Hours) Today morning post breakfast timely transfer to Agra Railway station to take Shatabdi Express train to Jhansi. On arrival at Jhansi Railway station, Swati representative will assist and drive you to Khajuraho via orcha which is located at a distance of 19 Kms from Jhansi. Orcha: It has a medieval town atmosphere attached to it. The Betwa River quietly flows by the town. The 16th century palaces & temples built by its Bundela rulers appear to be suspended in time. You will visit Orchha Fort complex: in the complex you visit Jahangir Mahal, built by Raja Bir Singh Ju Deo in the 17th century to commemorate the visit of Emperor Jehangir to Orchha. Raj Mahal, built in the 17th century by Madhukar Shah, the deeply religious predecessor of Bir Singh Ju Deo. Also visit Ram Raja temple, palace-turned-temple with soaring spires & palatial architecture. Built by the King Madhukar Shah it is one of the most unusual temples in India & the only place where Lord Rama is worshipped as a King not as a deity. Later continue drive to Khajuraho, built between 950-1050 AD by the mighty warrior kings of the Chandela dynasty, a truly inspired burst of creativity. Contain stunningly explicit erotic sculptures. They were rediscovered in the 20th century, and are now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. On arrival in Khajuraho, transfer to the pre-booked hotel for check-in. Rest of the evening free at leisure. Overnight stay at Khajuraho Hotel
Day 08 : Today Khajuraho Enjoy your buffet breakfast at the hotel. After the breakfast you start the sightseeing of Khajuraho Temples. Today visit the Khajuraho temples, famous for the magnificent carvings depicting numerous exotic postures of the famous Kamasutra, ancient Indian work on sex. Only 22 temples survive of the 85 originally built. In fact, worship is still done today in the Matangeshwara temple, continuing an unbroken 1000 year tradition. After completing the sightseeing of the city, return back to the hotel. Rest of the day free at leisure. Overnight stay at Khajuraho Hotel
Day 09 : Khajuraho To Varanasi (by flight) Evening Boat Cruising on Ganges Today morning enjoy your leisurely breakfast at the hotel. Post breakfast, timely transfer to the airport to board the flight for Varanasi, picturesquely situated on the banks of holy river Ganga. The city is the Oldest Living City of the World & traces of its existence are found around 10000 BC. Other than being a very holy city for Hindus, it also holds a very significant association with Buddha life & Buddhism. On arrival in Varanasi, Swati representative will assist and later transfer to the pre-booked hotel for check-in. Leave for a special evening cruise on the Ganges on candle lit country boats to the accompaniment of musicians. See the Hindu devotees performing the “Puja” with lighted lamps. The view is very mesmerizing and the ambience is spectacular. Later return to the hotel. Overnight stay at Varanasi Hotel. .
Day 10 : Varanasi To Delhi Morning Boat Cruising on Ganges Early morning you start your day with the Boat ride in Holy River Ganges. Rise before dawn & step gingerly in the boat as the boatman starts rowing the boat. Witness the daily miracle to unfold, as the Sun appears triumphantly over the horizon. The sound of conches & temple bells add to the delicate pink fabric of dawn. The formerly hushed murmurings of ancient Sanskrit Shlokas (hymns) now rise, in one voice, to a crescendo of unparalleled piety & joy. Later we explore the city by foot to get the feel of this oldest living city of the world. Return back to the hotel for the breakfast. Enjoy your buffet breakfast at the hotel and afterwards you start the half day excursion to Sarnath – the site of the deer park where Gautama Buddha is said to have given his first sermon about the basic principles of Buddhism. It has been a premier centre for Buddhism & has a rich collection of ancient Buddhist relics & antiques comprising numerous Buddha & Bodhisattva images on display at the Archaeological Museum. After completing the sightseeing of Sarnath, you are transferred to the airport to connect the flight for Delhi Byiumdestination.com