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Amazing India Tour

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Duration : 15 Nights / 16 Days


Destinations Covered : Delhi – Jaipur – Agra – Gwalior – Khajuraho – Bandhavgarh – Varanasi – Allahabad – Lucknow – Delhi

Day 01 : Delhi

On arrival at Indira Gandhi International airport, meet & greet by our representative & transfer to Hotel.
New Delhi, the capital and the third largest city of India is a fusion of the ancient and the modern era. Standing along the west End of Gangetic Plain, the capital city, Delhi, unwinds a picture rich with culture, architecture and human diversity, deep in history, monuments, museums, galleries, gardens and exotic shows. Comprising of two contrasting yet harmonious parts, the Old Delhi and New Delhi, the city is a travel hub of Northern India.

Delhi is a palimpsest, bearing the complexities, the contradictions, the beauty and the dynamism of a city where the past coexists with the present. Many dynasties ruled from here and the city is rich in the architecture of its monuments. Diverse cultural elements absorbed into the daily life of the city have enriched its character.
Overnight at hotel.

Day 02 : Delhi

After breakfast leave for full day city tour of old & New Delhi, visit Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Raj Ghats, Lotus Temple, Laxmi Narayan Mandir, India Gate, President House, Qutub Minar. Overnight at hotel.

Day 03 : Delhi – Jaipur

After breakfast at hotel leave for Jaipur (06 hrs drive) by surface & on arrival check in to hotel. Evening to shop around the illuminated old markets of this lovely city.

Jaipur is the first planned city of India, located in the desert lands of Rajasthan. The city that once had been the capital of the royalty, now serves as the capital city of Rajasthan. The very structure of Jaipur resembles the taste of the Rajputs and the Royal family. In the present date, Jaipur is the major business centre for the natives of Rajasthan with all requisites of a metropolitan city. The old city of Jaipur, painted in pink, grasp the appreciation of every visitor. One can see that hoary charm still alive in the avenues of Jaipur. Jaipur is the reservoir of Indian customs, traditions, civilization and legacy.
Overnight at hotel.

Day 04 : Jaipur

After breakfast at hotel move out to visit Amber fort on the elephant’s back.
Amber Fort is usually pronounced as Amer Fort. In 1592, construction of the Fort was started by Raja Man Singh I. However, the Amber Fort took its present form during the reign of Raja Jai Singh I.

Visit the city palace (A delightful blend of Mughal and traditional Rajasthani architecture), Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), Jantar Mantar (consisting of outsized astronomical instruments).
Rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight at hotel.

Day 05 : Jaipur – Agra

After breakfast at hotel leave for Agra (06 hrs drive) enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri.
Fatehpur Sikri is 37 km west of Agra. Jajal-ud-din-Muhammad Akbar, Humanyun’s son, accessed the throne at the tender age of 14. While hunting around Sikri his curiosity was aroused by the songs of some minstrels about the celebrated Khwaja -Mu’inu’d-din Chisti, the founder of the Chisti order of SUFIS. Akbar, who was not having any child heard about Saint Salim Chisti and visited him in the year 1568. The saint blessed him with 3 sons and in gratitude Akbar ordered the great mosque of Fatehpur Sikri built under his supervision. As a mark of respect to the saint, Akbar shifted his capital to Fatehpur Sikri and built various secular buildings like the Diwan-I-Am, Diwan-I-Khas, Jodhabai palace, Birbal’s house, Marian’s house and the Panchmahal.
On arrival at Agra check into hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 06 : Agra – Gwalior

In the morning move out for the sight seeing tour to the magnificent Taj Mahal and Agra Fort.
Taj Mahal of India – “the epitome of love”, “a monument of immeasurable beauty”. The beauty of this magnificent monument is such that it is beyond the scope of words. The thoughts that come into the mind while watching the Taj Mahal of Agra is not just its phenomenal beauty, but the immense love which was the reason behind its construction. Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan got this monument constructed in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal, with whom he fell in love at the first sight. The very first sight of the Taj Mahal, the epitome of love and romance leaves one mesmerized.

Agra Fort – Built by the famed Mughal emperor Akbar in 1565 AD, the fort is predominantly of red sandstone. Ensconced within is the picture perfect Pearl Mosque, which is a major tourist attraction. It lies on the bend of the river Yamuna, almost in the heart of the town. Akbar built it as his citadel over the years 1563-73 in the finest architectural style. It has imposing gates and walls of red sandstone and a moat.

In the later half drive to Gwalior (03 hrs drive) & on arrival check into hotel.
Steeped in the splendour of its past, the ancient capital of Gwalior has yet made a successful transition into a modern Indian city, vibrant and bustling. A multitude of reigning dynasties, of the great Rajput clans of the Pratiharas, Kacchwahas and Tomars have left indelible etchings of their rule in this city of palaces, temples and monuments.

Late afternoon Visit the Man Mandir, Gujari Mahal (today an archaeological museum), the Fort, temples of Sas – Bahu, Teli Ka Mandir, Jai Vilas Palace, Tomb of Gaus Mohammad and the Mausoleum of Tansen.
Overnight at hotel.

Day 07 : Gwalior – Khajuraho

In the morning after breakfast proceed (06 hrs drive) to Khajuraho enroute visit Orchha.
Orchha’s grandeur has been captured in stone, frozen in time & a rich legacy to the ages. For, on this medieval city, the hand of time has rested lightly: the palaces and the temples built by its Bundela rulers in the 16th and 17th century retain much of their pristine glory. Jahangir Mahal, a tiered palace crowned by graceful chhatris has a spectacular view of soaring temple spires & cenotaphs.
On arrival at Khajuraho check into hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 08 : Khajuraho

In the morning after breakfast move out for half day city tour to Eastern & Western temples.
In the temple architecture of India, the Khajuraho complex remains unique. One thousand years ago, under the generous and artistic patronage of the Chandela Rajput kings of Central India, 85 temples, magnificent in form and richly carved, came up on one site, near the village of Khajuraho. The amazingly short span of 100 years, from 950 AD – 1050 AD, saw the completion of all the temples, in an inspired burst of creativity. Today, of the original 85, only 22 have survived the ravages of time; these remain as a collective paean to life, to joy and to creativity; to the ultimate fusion of man with his creator.
Overnight at hotel.

Day 09 : Khajuraho – Bandhavgarh National Park

Today morning after breakfast drive (04 hrs) straight to Bandhavgarh and on arrival check-in your luxury tent / hotel.
This is a small National Park; compact, yet full of game. The density of the Tiger population at Bandhavgarh is the highest known in India. It is not only the Tiger sightings here, but the natural and archaeological splendor that awaits a visitor which is totally unexpected, and beyond imagination. One can also see the white tigers here.
Overnight at tent / hotel.

Day 10 : Bandhavgarh

Early in the morning visit the national park on the elephant’s back to see the tiger. Later in the noon once again set out in the national park.
Overnight at tent / hotel.

Day 11 : Bandhavgarh – Varanasi

Today morning after breakfast transfer to the Umaria railway station to board on train for Varanasi.
Meeting & assistance on arrival & transfer to hotel.
Varanasi – Hindus holiest city and one of the oldest living cities in the world. Varanasi was already old when Rome was founded, a flourishing trade centre when the Buddha came to Sarnath to preach his first sermon. It was a city of great wealth and religious important when the Chinese travelers Hiuen Tsang visited in the 7th century.
Overnight at hotel.

Day 12 : Varanasi

In the early morning drive to Daswamedh Ghat and take a boat ride on the sacred river Ganges to see the cremation Ghats and witness the living traditions of one of the world’s oldest and most important religions. (To start at 0500 hrs. for the best lifetime experience) For you to appreciate this remarkable city, we’ll transfer you to the banks of the River Ganges before the sun rises. Board a boat with your guide and proceed to the middle of the river, where at sunrise the sight unfolds before you (subject to Weather condition). Thousands of faithful come daily to the banks to bathe and pray while in the background, temples and palaces rise in tiers from the water’s edge.

Afternoon visit Sarnath the buried Buddhist city where Lord Buddha gave his first semon, Sarnath was a renowned school of learning from 6th century BC to 12th century AD. Visit the ruins, the stupa, the Buddhist temple and the Museum (museum closed on Fridays).
Evening enjoy Ganga Aarti at Ghat.
Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 13 : Varanasi – Allahabad

In the morning after breakfast leave (03 hrs drive) for Allahabad, arrive & check into hotel.
An ancient and one of the holiest city since it is here that the river Ganga and Yamuna meet at the Triveni Sangan (triple stream confluence) along with the invisible river Saraswati. Its University is one of the oldest in the country like the Allahabad High Court. Emperor Akbar built a fort here in 1575. Inside the fort is Ashoka’s pillar, 11 metres in height, with famous edicts inscribed on it.
Evening visit the Museum, Khusru Bagh, Ananad Bhawan (Residence of India’s first prime minister Late Pandit Jawahar Lal Neharu), Swaraj bhawan & Jawahar planetarium.
Overnight at hotel.

Day 14 : Allahabad – Lucknow

In the morning leave (05 hrs drive) for Lucknow & on arrival check into hotel.
Lucknow city is popularly known as the ‘the city of Nawabs’. Situated on the banks of the river Gomti, it dates back to the time of the Suryavanshi dynasty. Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh, was founded by Nawab Asaf-ud-Daula. In the old times, it served as the capital of the nawabs of Awadh and it is one of the reasons why it is also called as the city of the Nawabs. The era of the Nawabs bestowed Lucknow with the courteous culture as well as mouthwatering delicacies for which it is famous today.
Overnight at hotel.

Day 15 : Lucknow – Delhi

Today morning after breakfast proceed to half day city tour of Lucknow, Visit the great Imambara, Jama Masjid, Picture Gallery, The Clock Tower, Roomi Darwaza, Residency and Dilkusha Palace.
Later check out from the hotel. Evening transfer to railway station to board on Overnight train for Delhi.

Day 16 : Delhi

Today morning upon arrival in Delhi you will get in time transfer to International airport to board on flight for your own destination.