01 / Arrival Delhi
Welcome to India! Arrive Delhi, meet assist at the airport
by our tour executive and then transfer to hotel. Night
stay in Delhi.
Day 02 / Delhi
Breakfast in Hotel, after a leisurely breakfast proceed
for sightseeing tour of New & Old Delhi. Visit the
11th century Qutab Minar, India Gate and the grand government
buildings, the President’s House , Red fort, Mahatama
Gandhi Memorial. Also visit Laxmi Narayan temple popularly
known as Birla Temple. Night stay in Delhi.
Day 03 / Delhi - Varanasi
After leisurely breakfast transfer to airport to connect
the flight for Varanasi said to be the India’s most
sacred city situated on the western bank of the holy
river Ganga. It is also the oldest living city in the
world. As a place for devotion and worship, with hundreds
of temples. Varanasi is the city which cannot be described,
only experienced. Arrive Varanasi and transfer to hotel.
Evening view “Aarti” ceremony on the Ghats. Night stay
Day 04 / Varanasi
Morning boat cruise at the river Ganges to observe the
way of life of pilgrims by the Ghats, visit the Temples,
Aurangazeb’s Mosque and one of the biggest university
of India. Later excursion to Sarnath, 10kms. East of
Varanasi, is one of the Buddhism’s major centers of
India. After attaining enlightenment, the Buddha came
to Sarnath where he gave his first sermon. Visit the
deer park and the museum. Night stay in Varanasi.
Day 05 / Varanasi - Khajuraho
After breakfast transfer to airport to board the flight
for Khajuraho. Arrive Khajuraho & transfer to hotel.
The legendary temples of khajuraho are dedicated to
the Hindu pantheon of Gods are covered in carvings that
are a paean to life and love. Built within a short span
of a hundred years by the Chandela Rajputs. Khajuraho
has achieved fame for the sensual appeal of its erotic
sculptures. Evening free at leisure. Night stay in Khajuraho.
Day 06/ Khajuraho - Agra
After breakfast explore the Eastern and Western temples
of khajuraho. Later transfer to airport for flight to
Agra. Arrive Agra & transfer to hotel. Night stay
Day 07 / Agra - Jaipur
Breakfast in Hotel, after breakfast proceed for city
tour of Agra. Taj Mahal - A white marble Tomb building
1631 – 1648 in Agra, seat of the Mughal Empire by Shah
Jahan for his wife, Arjuman Banu Begum, the monument
sums up many of the formal themes that have played through
Islamic architecture. Its refined elegance is a conspicuous
contrast both to the Hindu architecture of pre – Islamic
India, with its thick walls, corbelled arches and heavy
lintels and to the Indo Islamic styles, in which Hindu
elements are combined with an electric assortment of
motifs from Persian and Turkish sources. The Agra fort
– situated on the banks of Yamuna river, north west
of the Taj Mahal, this majestic fort was started by
the Emperor Akbar and it developed as a strong hold
of the Mughal Empire, under successive generations.
This majestic fortness of red sandstone encompasses
with in its 2.5 km long endosure walls, the imperial
city of the Mughal rulers. Afternoon drive to Jaipur
- en route visit Fatehpur Sikri, a perfectly preserved
Mughal city built at the height of the empire's splendor.
Arrive Jaipur & transfer to hotel. Night stay in
Day 08 / Jaipur
Breakfast in Hotel, after breakfast proceed for sightseeing
& visit the majestic Amber Fort, is one that cannot
be easily described. The Amber Fort - set in picturesque
and rugged hills is a fascinating blend of Mughal Architecture,
construct by Raja Mann Singh in 1592 and completed by
Swai Jai Singh, the fort is made in red sand stone and
white marble. The rugged forbidding exterior belies
an inner paradise with a beautiful of art and architecture.
Amber Fort is the classic and romantic fort palace with
a magnificent aura. The interior wall of palace depicts
expressive painting scenes with carvings, precious stones
and mirror settings. The City Palace located in the
heart of the world city. The City Palace is a blend
of Mughal and Rajasthani architecture and the royal
family still lives in a part of the Palace. The building
now forms the Maharaja Swai Man Singh II Museum and
on display here are a wide array of royal costumes,
some vary exquisite and precious pashmina (kashmiri)
shawls, Benaras silk sarries sauganeri prints and folk
embroidery. Night stay in Jaipur.
Day 09 / Jaipur - Jodhpur
After breakfast drive to Jodhpur & transfer to hotel.
Evening free at leisure. Night stay in Jodhpur.
Day 10 / Jodhpur
Breakfast in Hotel after breakfast proceed for sightseeing
tour of Jodhpur visiting The Mehrangarh Fort, The Jaswant
Thada and The Sardar market. Night stay in Jodhpur.
Day 11 / Jodhpur - Udaipur
Morning drive to Udaipur. En route visiting Ranakpur
- the largest and most beautifully preserved Jain Temples
in India. Later proceed to see the fort of Kumbhalgarh.
If Ranakpur is beauty and grace, Kumbhalgarh is all
about power. Arrive Udaipur in the evening & transfer
to hotel. Night stay in Udaipur.
Day 12 / Udaipur
After breakfast proceed for city sight seeing tour.
Udaipur, built by Maharaja Udai Singh in 1559 A.D.,
the city has been described as the most romantic spot
in India by Col. James Todd. Visit the Jagdish temple,
Sahelion Ki Bari ( Queen’s resort for their friends),
the City Palace museum, Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir ( Folk
art museum) and the Pratap Memorial. Evening free at
leisure. Night stay in Udaipur.
Day 13 / Udaipur - Bombay - Aurangabad
Breakfast in Hotel, after breakfast transfer to airport
to board the flight for Bmbay to connect the flight
to Aurangabad. Arrive Aurangabad & transfer to hotel.
Night stay in Aurangabad.
Day 14 / Aurangabad
After a leisurely breakfast explore the caves of Ajanta
which offer a rich tapestry of images that speak of
palaces, royalty, cultures and tales of everyday life
of ancient India. Night stay in Aurangabad.
Day 15 / Aurangabad - Bombay
After breakfast explore Ellora caves. Carved between
fourth and fifth century, the rock temples and monasteries
of Ellora represent the three major faiths of India
- Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism. Like Ajanta, Ellora
caves too are a fine example of cave temples with almost
34 caves with intricate interiors and ornamental facades
.Later in the evening transfer to airport to board the
flight to Bombay .Arrive Bombay & transfer to hotel.
Night stay in Bombay.
Day 16 / Bombay - Madurai
Morning transfer to airport to board the flight to Madurai
, Arrive Madurai & transfer to hotel. All activity
in Madurai is centered round Sri Meenakshi Temple in
the heart of the told town. Night stay in Madurai.
Day 17 / Madurai - Tanjore - Trichy
After breakfast drive to Tanjore. Also called a city
of temples, In Tanjore there are 74 famous temples -
the most famous of which is the Brihadeshwara temple.
In the evening explore the city including spectacular
Rock Fort Temple. Night stay in Trichy.
Day 18 / Trichy - Madras
After breakfast transfer to railway station to board
the train for Madras - a fascinating city with its ancient
temples and unique culture, golden sandy beaches and
a marvelous tradition of music and dance. Arrive Madras
& transfer to hotel . Later visit St. Thomas Church,
Kapaleshwar Temple, Fort St. George and drive past the
Marina Beach. Night stay in Madras.
Day 19 / Madras - Kanchipuram - Mahabalipuram
Breakfast in Hotel, after breakfast proceed for excursion
to Kanchipuram & Mahabalipuram. In Mahabalipuram
the most beautiful rock cut temples in the world. Situated
on the shore of theBay of Bengal, Mahabalipuram was
already a famous seaport in the 1st century AD. Kanchipuram
known as the Golden City of a Thousand Temples, is one
of the oldest towns in India. It is famous for both
its temples, many of them remarkably well preserved
and for its hand-woven silks. Kanchipuram is one of
the seven sacred cities of India and it is the only
one associated with both Shiva and Vishnu.
photography of the beautiful Shore temples at sunset.
Night stay in Madras.
Day 20 / Departure
Transfer to airport to board the flight for onward journey
or way back home.