Golden Heritage of India
Duration: 12 Nights / 13 Days
Destinations: Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Orchha - Khajuraho - Varanasi - Delhi
On arrival transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Today is the day for full day sightseeing tour of capitol state of India. Morning after breakfast full day for exploring Capitol State of India by visiting Qutab Minar, India Gate, Bahai temple, Humayun¡¯s Tomb, Lakshminarayan Temple, Jama Masjid. Evening free for market place. Overnight at hotel.
Day03: Delhi-Jaipur by surface 260kms.
Morning after breakfast leave for Jaipur by road to reach by afternoon.Visit Sanganer.Exclude hotel
Today is the day for sightseeing tour of the Pink City.Morning after breakfast visit Amber fort - commenced by Raja Man Singh in 1600 AD and then completed by Sawai Jai Singh in the 18th century. The fort is an example of fascinating blend of Hindu and Muslim architecture built in red sandstone and white marble. The highlight of the fort is the Sheesh Mahal (Mirror Palace), a palace known for its craftsmanship in mirrors. You can enjoy the elephant ride while climbing the fort. After lunch visit the
old city of Jaipur ¡°Pink city¡± built in 18th century by king Jai Singh. Visit City Palace, the observatory of 18th century - Jantar Mantar and fanciful Hawa Mahal or Palace of breeze.Exclude hotel
Day05: Jaipur-Agra by surface 240 kms.
Morning after breakfast leave for Agra. Enroute stop at Fatehpur Sikri, the 16th century medieval capital city of the Mughals abandoned barely six years after its completion. Its wealth of beautiful red sandstone structures contains the emperor's apartments, the Hall of Private Audience where the emperor received and conferred with special visitors, the carved, airy apartment called the Turkish Sultana's House; the Hall of Public Audience, a courtyard Pachisi board where, it is said, colorfully dressed ladies of the court served as pieces in chess games played by royalty, and an elegant five storied pavilion called Panch Mahal. On arrival in Agra check in hotel.
Evening free. Overnight at hotel.
Full day sightseeing of the world famous city for its monument of love. We begin with a visit to Agra Fort built by three generations of Mughal emperors. From an interior pavilion you can see the Taj Mahal appearing across the River Yamuna as a distant mirage. We proceed to the mausoleum of Itmad ud Daula that was built by Empress Noor Jahan, nine years before the construction of the Taj Mahal was begun. It is the first Mughal era building of all white marble, with designs that are even more delicate than those of the Taj Mahal. Almost the entire surface is covered with mosaics inlaid with semi-precious stones, and marble latticework decorates entrance arches,
inside walls and screens. In the afternoon we visit the incomparable Taj Mahal. Commissioned by the Mughal emperor Shah Jehan as a memorial to his dead wife, Mumtaz Mahal, the mausoleum is the result of hard work of more than 20,000 workmen and 22 years, from 1631 to 1653, to complete.
Go to Orchha by road., stop at sightseeing on the way. Overnight at hotel.
the erstwhile stronghold of the Bundela clan of rajput rulers of central India. Orchcha is a medieval village where time has stopped. You feel the timelessness of this spot. Orchha is a medieval city founded by Bundela rulers with palaces and temples of the 16th and 17th century - which have remarkably withstood the onslaught of time. The river Betwa picturesquely flanks the city. Reach Orchha and see the beautiful Palace Complex - Jahangiri Mahal and the Raja Mahal. Closely study the intricacies of the
mural paintings in the Raja Mahal and visit the Laxminarayana Temple.
In the morning continue towards Khajuraho about 182 km away by road. Upon arrival check into your hotel and later visit the quaint little village of old Khajuraho.
Visit the temples of Western and Eastern group. Rest of the day at leisure for independent activities. Overnight stay.
Day11: Khajuraho -Varanasi (by flight)
On arrival transfer to hotel. Relax and freshening. Later after lunch go for sightseeing tour of Holy City; visit Tulsi Manas Temple, Bharat Mata Temple and Sarnath, where Lord Buddha attained enlightenment. Overnight at hotel.
Morning at dawn boat ride on the holy river Ganges to witness bathing and cremation Ghats. There are over 100 numbers of Ghats while most of them are used for bathing but some of them are used for cremating.
Full day at leisure.Later afternoon transfer to airport to catch flight
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