- Day 01 : Arrive at Delhi.
As you arrive at the IGI airport in Delhi, our representative will greet you in a traditional way with a garland signifying rich Indian hospitality. You will be then transferred to your hotel for an overnight stay.
- Day 02: Delhi.
After breakfast, get ready for a splendid sightseeing experience in Delhi, the national capital. Delhi has witnessed some of the most major occurrences in history and houses numerous historical wonders. Visit Qutub Minar, world’s tallest minaret standing at a height of 72.5 meters (237.8 ft). Thereafter, visit the majestic Humayun Tomb built in the memory of Mughal emperor Humayun in1562. Your next visit will be to the Lotus Temple also known with the name of Bahá’í House of Worship. This temple looks like a lotus and is open to all, regardless of religion.
To explore the history of India, you will also visit Raj Gath, the cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi. Evening hours will be spent at Chandni Chowk, a popular marketplace in the Old Delhi. Drive past the magnificent looking President house as you are dropped to your hotel for an overnight stay.Special
Activity: Cycle Rikshaw Ride in Old Delhi, Sound & Light Show at Red Fort.
- Day 03: Delhi – Jaipur (260 Km/ 5-6 hrs).
Enjoy a delicious breakfast at the hotel and take a drive to the Pink city of Rajasthan, Jaipur. The city has numerous historical charms and takes you deep into the memory lanes. The sightseeing tour starts with City Palace, a majestic palace flaunting a mix of Rajasthani and Mughal art and architecture. Next you will visit the Jantar Mantar, housing nineteen architectural astronomical instruments set up here by the Rajput king Sawai Jai Singh II. Hawa Mahal of Jaipur is a must visit place standing right in the city center. This red and pink sandstone monument has 953 small windows which were once used by royal women to observe everyday life and festivals celebrated in the street without being seen.Return to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Special Activity (Optional): Evening dinner with Indian family along with cooking demo.
- Day 04: Jaipur.
After breakfast, get ready to spend a day exploring some of the richest wonders of history in Jaipur. This day is special as you will be taken to the very majestic Amber Fort of Jaipur overlooking Maotha Lake. Amer was founded by Raja Alan Singh in 967 CE. Here you will see some splendid structures like Diwan-i-Aam, the Diwan-i-Khas, the Sheesh Mahal (mirror palace), Jai Mandir, etc.Next is the Jantar Mantar Observatory, A collection of architectural astronomical instruments, built by King Sawai Jai Singh. Stop for few minutes for photography at Hawa Mahal.
Later walled city tour by walk: Start point : from City Palace via Tripolia Gate (Entrance gate of Royal Family), covering the beautiful Jaipur city centre with daily routine colourful life and vibrating pink city, old Bazaars from spices to the exquisite Jaipur savior, visit Bangles street from the smell of tea spices with flower Incenses street. Ending at Ramchandra ji temple with beautiful city view.
Also visit the local street markets of Jaipur brimming with Rajasthani attires, handicrafts, ornaments, and much more.
Return to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Special Activity: Elephant Ride at Amber Fort
- Day 05: Jaipur – Agra drive (250 Km/ 5-6 hrs) via Fatehpur Sikri.
Breakfast and drive to Agra, en-route visit Abhaneri (95 Km from Jaipur): The small village of Abhaneri has one of India’s deepest and largest step wells (also known as tank gardens). Step wells are unique to India. They were used as cool places of resort, as pools for ritual cleansing before a temple visit and as a water supply for dry weather. There is a temple adjoining the step well.
And visit Fatehpur Sikri (40 Km from Agra) (old deserted town of Mughal Dynasty) visiting The Buland Darwaza / Palace of Jodha Bai / Birbal Bhawan & Panch Mahal. On arrival check-in at hotel for 01 night stay.
Special Activity: Mohabbate The Taj Show in Agra, Taunga Ride.
- Day 06 : Agra – Gwalior drive (120 Km).
Taj visit by sunrise. Taj Mahal (Closed on Friday) – the most extravagant monument ever built for love Mumtaj Mahal by Emperor Shah Jahan in 1633. Back to hotel for breakfast and visit Agra Fort.
Later drive to Gwalior, check into hotel for 01 night stay.
Afternoon visit Gwalior Fort, Teli Ka Mandir and Sas Bahu Temple. Overnight at hotel.
- Day 07: Gwalior – Khajuraho drive (270 Km).
Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel and drive to Khajuraho Khajuraho in Madhya Pradesh. The day treats you with a visit to the Khajuraho Group of Monuments. These monuments flaunt a mix of Hindu, Buddhist and Jain temples. Their nagara-style architectural style is eye catching and they feature erotic sculptures which look jaw dropping. Thereafter, you will be transferred to your hotel for an overnight stay.
- Day 08: Khajuraho – Varanasi by flight.
Today you will catch a flight to Varanasi after breakfast. On arrival, check in to your hotel for some rest.During afternoon hours, get ready for an excursion to this city oozing serenity and spirituality. Varanasi holds great importance among Hindus and remains one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities on earth. You will visit Sarnath where Buddha delivered his first sermon after attaining enlightenment.
Sarnath is a famous Buddhist pilgrimage destination visited by numerous Buddhism followers from all over the world.
Evening prayer conducted here is extremely soul soothing.Return to your hotel for an overnight stay.
- Day 09: Varanasi.
The day starts with a soothing boat ride on the pristine river Ganges to spot beautiful sunrise. Later, return to your hotel for breakfast and get ready to explore the city of Varanasi. The city is a charmer for those who believe in the seamless powers of spirituality. Visit the ancient ghats of Varanasi where devotees can be seen performing various rituals. Also visit the local bazaars of Varanasi which tell a lot about the history of the place while treating you with lip smacking street food.Return to your hotel for an overnight stay
Special Activity: Boating at River Ganges.
- Day 10: Varanasi – Delhi by flight – Onward Journey.
After breakfast, you will be transferred to Varanasi airport to catch a flight to Delhi from where you will continue your journey to your onward destination.