OVERVIEW OF TOUR - DESCRIPTION ABOUT TOUR
Duration: 09 Nights / 10 Days
Destinations: Delhi / Mandawa / / Pushkar / Jaipur / Fatehpur Sikri / Agra / Khajuraho / Varanasi / Delhi.
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TOUR PLAN - Detailed Itinerary
Day 01: Arrival Delhi
Welcome to Colourful India. On arrival at Airport you will be received by our representative and assisted to your hotel. Overnight at Delhi.
Day 02: Delhi – Mandawa drive (250 Km/ 5-6 hrs)
After breakfast tour of Delhi visit Jama Masjid, Qutub Minar, Lotus Temple, Sikh Temple, Raj Gath, India Gate. And drive past parliament house and President house. Later drive to Mandawa, check into hotel for 01 night stay. Relax and overnight at hotel.
Day 03: Mandawa – Pushkar drive (250 Km/ 5 hrs)
Breakfast at hotel and visit to village & there are a number of fascinating havelis in Mandawa, all of them adorned with beautiful wall paintings. After sightseeing drive to Pushkar, welcome to the land of saints & seers. Check-in at hotel for 01 night stay. Relax and overnight at hotel.
Day 04: Pushkar – Jaipur drive (140 Km/ 2.5 hrs)
Morning breakfast at hotel and visit Holy Pushkar lake, Ghats & Brahma Temple. Non drive to Jaipur.
On arrival our company representative would assist you to check in hotel for 02 nights stay. Leisure and overnight at Jaipur.
Optional: Evening traditional Rajasthani Dinner at Chokhi Dhani with Cultural activities.
Day 05: Jaipur.
After breakfast proceed for excursion to Amber Fort in the outskirts of Jaipur followed by Elephant ride to the fort. Stop for photography at Jal Mahal, Palace of Winds better known as Hawa Mahal, City Palace Museum and Jantar Mantar (Observatory)
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 sunset or beautiful city view. Overnight at hotel.
Day 06: Jaipur – Agra drive (240 Km/ 5-6 hrs) via Fatehpur Sikri
After early breakfast you drive to Agra. En-route 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 visit Agra Fort and check-in at hotel for 01 night stay. Relax and overnight at hotel.
Day 07: Agra – Khajuraho by Train at 1100 / 1830 hrs.
Taj visit by sunrise. Taj Mahal - the most extravagant monument ever built for love Mumtaj Mahal by Emperor Shah Jahan in 1633. Later back to hotel for breakfast and transfer to Agra cantt railway station for train to Khajuraho. Arrival transfer to hotel for 01 night stay.
Day 08: Khajuraho – Varanasi by overnight train at 2130 hrs
Morning after breakfast visit Khajuraho Temples.
Khajuraho 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.
Evening drive to Satna (114 Km) railway station for board overnight train to Varanasi.
Day 09: Varanasi arrival at 0510 hrs
Upon arrival at Mughal Sarai railway station, you will be received by our representative and transfer to your hotel for 01 night stay. (Early check-in is subject to availability)
After fresh n up tour of Ancient city ghats, temples & streets bazaars. 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.
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.
Day 10: Varanasi – Delhi – Onward Journey by flight
Early morning enjoy the boat ride on river Ganges. Later back to hotel for breakfast. And on time transfer to airport for flight to Delhi and further flight back to home.