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Duration: 8 Days 7 Nights
Description : Gwalior, Orcha, Khajuraho and Varanasi

DAY 01 – Arrive Delhi
Upon Arrival in Delhi, you will be greeted by our Representative after clearance of Immigration and Customs clearance and transferred to the designated hotel.
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(DELHI – India’s Capital and political seat is a bustling Metropolis with 25 Million Inhabitants. Divided into 2 Parts – OLD and new. Old built by Moghuls and NEW designed during the British time, which is even now known as “LYUTENS” (the architecture) Delhi.
Overnight stay at hotel in Delhi

DAY 02 – Delhi

Day 02: Delhi
Breakfast in the Hotel
Morning: Proceed for the visit of Old Delhi – visit Jama Masjid, one of the largest Mosque in India built by Shah Jahan – the builder of Taj Mahal. The narrow streets of Chandni Chowk (Silver Street) are full of life with people selling their merchandise. While enjoying the Rickshaw ride, also Walk through these narrow lanes. Drive past the historical Red Fort. Also visit Raj Ghat, where Father of Nation, Mahatma Gandhi was cremated

Afternoon: New Delhi visit will include Qutub Minar – a soaring Afghan style Tower and Minaret erected by Qutb-Ud-din in 1193 – the pride of Delhi. It bears versus from Quran. Humayun Tomb, Mughal mausoleum, built in 16th Century is constructed of red sandstone, inlaid with black and white marble, on a commanding podium, looking towards the Yamuna. It was built in accordance to the Indo Islamic architecture. Drive through the India Gate, President House and eventually visit Connaught Circus – a modern shopping Center.
Overnight stay at hotel in Delhi

Day 03 -Delhi –Jaipur

Breakfast in the Hotel
Morning you will be driven to Jaipur by Car.
Jaipur – Capital of Rajasthan, is a historical city. Named after its founder, the great Warrior-Astronomer Jai Singh II. The city was painted Pink to welcome the Prince of Wales. The Pink color has become the landmark of Old City of Jaipur.
After Arrival in the Late Afternoon
Check-in at the Hotel.

Evening – Visit Flower Market, orientation drive of the city and a typical Dinner with folk Dances in one of the Restaurants.
Overnight stay at hotel in Jaipur

Day 04 Jaipur

Breakfast in the Hotel
Morning: Visit Amber Fort – set on a wrinkled Aravali Hills, the Fort, built in 17th Century is a superb example of Rajput architecture. Either on Elephant Back or by Jeep, climb the Fort & visit the Old Palace within the complex of Fort overlooking the Lake at the entrance to a rocky mountain grove. Also Visit Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds).

Afternoon: Visit City Palace – which now houses a Museum containing rare manuscripts, Paintings & an armoury, Observatory with a Sundial 90ft high. The Museum amidst the Ram Niwas Palace Gardens.
Overnight stay at hotel in Jaipur

Day 05 – JAIPUR – RANTHAMBORE (170 Km -04,30Hrs) 

Breakfast in the Hotel
(Sanctuary is known for its tigers and is one of the best places in India to see these animals in their natural jungle habitat. Tigers can be easily spotted even in the daytime. The best times for tiger sightings at National Park is from November and May.)

Afternoon – Arrive Ranthambore and proceed to Hotel
Evening: Canter Safari to view the wild life.
Overnight stay at Hotel in Ranthambore

Day 06: RANTHAMBORE
Breakfast in the Hotel
Enjoy jungle safari by open canter. Visit to the park where you will have a chance to see Hynas, Jackals, Jungle cats, Chital, Panthers and possibility of the famous Indian Tiger if you are lucky.
AFTERNOON – FREE
Overnight stay at Hotel in Ranthambore

Day 07: RANTHAMBORE – FATEHPUR SIKRI-AGRA (180 Km./5 Hrs.)

Breakfast in the Hotel
Leave by Car for Agra en route visit Fatehpur Sikri (UNESCO Heritage site was once the Capital of Agra though for short time during the reign of Emperor Akbar. The City was an Indo-Islamic masterpiece. Visit the Mosque, Diwan-i-Khas in the Palace.

Later drive to Agra. Agra is home to one of the Seven Wonders of the World the Taj Mahal.
On arrival in Agra, check in at hotel.
Orientation drive of Agra.
Overnight stay at hotel in Agra

Day 08: Agra – Delhi By Car (200Km – 4 Hrs)
Breakfast at the hotel
Visit Taj Mahal – – one of the seven Wonders of the world built by Emperor Shah Jehan in memory of his beloved Consort Mumtaz Mahal, this beautiful Mausoleum in pure marble is an architectural marvel.
Agra Fort – built by Emperor Akbar. The maze of Courtyards, mosques & Private Chambers of the Fort echo the Story of the Mughal Empire.
Afternoon: Leave for Delhi by Car
Evening: Arrive – Farewell Dinner at one of Restaurants
Transfer to International Airport
OR
Take Extension Tour

EXTENSION TOUR – GWALIOR, ORCHA, KHAJURAHO & VARANASI (EX Agra)

Day 08: AGRA
Afternoon – Free
Overnight at the Hotel in Agra

Day 09: AGRA – GWALIOR (By Train)

Breakfast in the Hotel
Transfer to Railway Station
08:10 Leave for Gwalior
09:35 – Arrive – Transfer to Hotel

(Gwalior – Gwalior’s strategic location between north and south India made it an important possession and was captured by several ruling houses.)

Afternoon – Visit the Gwalior Fort built in 15th Century, Man Mandir – the Fort’s piece de resistance, Gujari Mahal speaks of his love. The palace has been now converted into a museum and houses very good collection of Jain and Hindu artifacts,
Overnight at the Hotel in Gwalior

Day 10: GWALIOR – ORCHA by Car – 115Km -2-1/2 Hrs

Breakfast in the Hotel

( Built by Blundell’s rulers between 16th and 17th Century signifies their pristine perfection. ages. The Palaces gives you a glimps of past of their rulers)

Afternoon – Visit Jehangir Mahal, Rai Parveen Mahal, Chaturbhuj Temple and Phool Bagh (a Well laid out Garden).
Overnight at the Hotel in Orcha

Day 11: ORCHA – KHAJURAHO by Car (178 Km – 5 Hrs)

Breakfast in the Hotel
Leave by Car for Khajuraho
(Khajuraho – known for its magnificent temples which are Among the most creative examples of Indian architecture.)

Afternoon – Visit the 10th Century Western Group of Temples recognized as World Heritage sites. These are enclosed within a well laid park. Visit Kandriya Mahadev, Jagadami and Chitragupta Temples.

Overnight at Hotel in Khajuraho

Day 12: KHAJURAHO – VARANASI by Flight

Breakfast in the Hotel
In the morning, visit the Eastern and Southern Group of Temples

Late Afternoon: Transfer to airport to board your flight for Varanasi.

Varanasi- the ‘eternal city’, and Hinduism’s most important city, located on the banks of the sacred River Ganges, has been the center of learning & civilization for over two thousand years.

Arrive Varanasi and transfer to hotel.

Evening you will witness Aarti ceremony on The Ganges. Aarti is a Hindu religious ritual of worship, a part of puja, in which light from wicks soaked in ghee (purified butter) or camphor is offered to one or more deities. Enjoy rickshaw ride during visit of Aarti.
Overnight, stay at hotel in Varanasi.

Day 13: VARANASI

Early morning boat ride, on the holiest of Holy River – The Ganges. Experience the flow of time as you see the enactment of life in front of your eyes – from life to death, on the banks of this mighty river. Hindu pilgrims come to bath in the sacred “Ganga” – to wash away their sins – facing the rising sun, or at dusk, when leaf-boat lamps are floated down the river. On your way back visit turn back Viswanath Temple (Golden temple) from outside (Non Hindus not allowed inside).

Return for breakfast at hotel.
After breakfast visit Benaras Hindu University, Viswanath Temple within the campus of University.

Afternoon proceed for an excursion to Sarnath – a major Buddhist centre. After achieving enlightenment at Bodhgaya, Buddha – the ‘Awakened One’, delivered his first sermon here.
Overnight, stay at hotel in Varanasi.

Day 14: – DELHI (By Flight) & onwards to Home

Breakfast in the Hotel
Morning – FREE

Afternoon: Transfer to Airport
Leave by flight for Delhi
After Arrival – You will be given a Farewell Dinner
Transfer to International Airport for your onward destination