Classical India Tour
Destination : Dellhi – Mandawa – Pushkar – Jaipur – Agra – Khajuraho – Varanasi – Delhi.
Duration : 10 Nights - 11 Days
Day 01 : Arrive at Delhi
IGI airport Upon Arrival at Delhi IGI airport, welcome by Colourful Indian Holidays representative & transfer to hotel for 02 nights stay. Day at leisure & overnight at hotel.
Day 02: Delhi
After breakfast sightseeing of Delhi visit Qutub Minar: It is world's tallest minaret. It's hight is 72.5 meters (237.8 ft).Construction commenced in 1193 under the orders of India's first Muslim ruler Qutb-ud-din Aibakan. Humayun Tomb: Memorial mughal emperor Humayun, built in the year 1562. The Complex is World Heritage Site. Lotus Temple: The Bahá'í House of Worship in Delhi, popularly known as the Lotus Temple due to its flowerlike shape. Raj Gath: Cremation site of Mahatma Ghandi, Chandni Chowk: One of the main market of Old Delhi & India Gate. And drive past parliament house and President house. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03 : Delhi - Mandawa drive (250 Km/ 5 hrs)
After breakfast drive to Mandawa, upon arrival check-in at hotel for 01 night stay. Evening visit to village & there are a number of fascinating havelis in Mandawa, all of them adorned with beautiful wall paintings. Overnight at hotel.
Day 04 : Mandawa - Pushkar drive (250 Km/ 5 hrs)
After breakfast drive to Pushkar, welcome to the land of saints & seers. Check-in at hotel for 01 night stay. Evening Tour of Pushkar visit Pushkar Lake, Ghats & 0Brahma Temple. Overnight at hotel.
Day 05:Pushkar – Jaipur drive (142 Km/ 2 ½ hrs)
Leisurely breakfast at hotel and later drive to Jaipur, check into hotel for 02 nights stay. Afternoon city Tour of Jaipur visit City Palace:The main palace is an imposing blend of traditional Rajasthani and Mughal art and architecture, Jantar Mantar: The Jantar Mantar is a re-phrasal of the Sanskrit word yantra mantra which mean instruments and formulae & Hawa Mahal: This five-story, pyramid-shaped structure endorse 953 small peepholes, each with tiny lattice worked (jali) pink windows and arched roofs with hanging cornices. Overnight at Jaipur.
Day 06: Jaipur
After breakfast excursion to Amber Fort: Amber Fort is situated in Amber, the ancient capital of the Kachhwaha Rajputs on a hillside overlooking Maotha lake. A beautiful complex of palaces, halls, stairways, pillared pavilions, and temples built by Maharaja Man Singh I & enjoy Elephant ride bottom to top of the hill. Rest of the day free for shopping & personal activities. Overnight at hotel.
Day 07: Jaipur - Agra drive (250 Km/ 5 hrs)
Breakfast at hotel and drive to Agra, en route visit Fatehpur Sikri: The historical city was constructed by Mughal emperor Akbar beginning in 1570 and served as the empire's capital from 1571 until 1585. Late continue drive to Agra for 01 night stay. Afternoon visit Taj Mahal (closed on Friday): Taj Mahal built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan as the final resting place for his favourite Queen. Overnight at hotel.
Day 08 : Agra - Jhansi by train no. 2002 at 0817 / 1048 & Khajuraho (170 Km/ 3 ½ hrs)
Breakfast at hotel and later transfer to Agra cantt railway for train to Jhansi, you will be received by our representative & transferred to Khajuraho. Afternoon visit the Khajuraho temples. Khajuraho: It is one of the most popular Tourist destinations in India and has the largest group of medieval Hindu and Jain temples in India. The temples are famous for their erotic sculptures, as well as depiction of life in all its forms.
Day 09 : Khajuraho - Varanasi by flight
Breakfast at hotel and later transfer to airport for flight to Varanasi, check-in into hotel for 02 nights stay.
Varanasi, also commonly known as Banaras and Kashi is a city situated on the banks of the River Ganges in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, regarded as holy by Hindus, Buddhists, and Jains. It is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world and probably the oldest of India. Afternoon visit Sarnath: where Gautama Buddha first taught the Dharma and also where the original Sangha was formed. Consequently, it is one of the 4 main Buddhist pilgrimage destinations. Evening attend the prayer ceremony at the Ghats. Overnight at hotel.
Day 10 : Varanasi
Early morning enjoy the boat ride on river ganges. Later back to hotel for breakfast and later Tour of Ancient city ghats, temples & streets bazaars. Rest of the day leisure at hotel or explore the Ancient city. Overnight at hotel.
Day 11: Varanasi - Delhi by flight
After breakfast transfer to Varanasi airport for flight to Delhi, upon arrival departure transfer to International airport for flight back to home.