Jewels of North India

Classical India Tour

Delhi (Arrival) - Varanasi - Khajuraho - Agra - Jaipur - Udaipur - Mumbai (Departure)

Starting Price : USD 925 / Euro 670

 
As the name suggest the tour covers all the highlights of North India. Beginning with a visit to Delhi, the short flight takes you to Varanasi the most spiritual city in India where you witness the glorious temples and stupas at Sarnath. A boat ride on the placid Ganges is a memento.
A visit to the well known and mythologically stamped Khajuraho temples needs no word to express. The tempo builds on as we reach the home of the Taj - Agra - a city of markets dotted with marble miniature of the wonder. From Agra moving on to Rajasthan - Jaipur and Udaipur - famous for rich cultural experience.

 
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Classical India TourTour Duration : 12 Nights / 13 Days
Destinations Covered: Delhi (Arrival) - Varanasi - Khajuraho - Agra - Jaipur - Udaipur - Mumbai (Departure)

Package Inclusions:
. On arrival Meeting & Assistance by our Office Representative
. Accommodation on Double/Twin sharing room at listed hotels or equivalent
. Daily buffet Breakfast
. Transportation/Transfers by Air-Conditioned Vehicle.
. Driver allowances, Petrol/Gas cost, Toll Tax, Parking, and Vehicle Insurance
. All Transfers / Excursions / Sightseeing are as per package details.
. 01 Elephant Ride/Jeep Ride at Amber Fort, Jaipur.
. Demonstration of Carpet weaving and block printing in Jaipur.
. Demonstration of Gem-Cutting & Polishing in Jaipur
. Shoe covers at Taj Mahal
. Group Photo at Taj Mahal.
. Tuk-Tuk Ride at Agra.
. Demonstration of Marble craftsmanship in Agra
. 01 Boat Ride at River Ganges, Varanasi (By Common Boat)
. 01 Boat Ride at Lake Pichola, Udaipur (By Common Boat)
. Complementary 01 Bottle Mineral Water per person Every Day.
. Service of English Speaking Guide as per detailed itinerary.
. All currently applicable taxes.

Package Exclusions:
. Meals other than those specifies in the itinerary
. Entrance Fees, Special guides, Camera fees & tips
. Things of personal nature like laundry, telephone etc.
. Inland/International flight charges
. All other than those listed in above inclusions

Day 01 Arrive Delhi
Welcome by our representative with marigold garland with cheerful smile & Transfer to hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 02 In Delhi
Morning sightseeing of Old Delhi visiting Raj Ghat: Cremation Garden of Mahatma Gandhi followed by visit to Mughal monument of Jama Masjid & Photo stop at Red Fort. Afternoon sightseeing of New Delhi where you visit the mighty Qutub Minar (Victory Tower) , the unique lotus shaped Bahai Temple, Photo stop at India Gate (War Memory arch) - President Palace & Parliament House. Later visit Sikh Temple at Bangla Sahib. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 03 Delhi / Varanasi By Air
After breakfast transfer to the airport for your flight to Varanasi, one of the oldest cities of India located on the banks of Ganges. It has always being the centre of education, religion, art and culture. Upon arrival in Varanasi, transfer to Hotel and Check in. (Rickshaw ride + Boat ride + Evening Aarti) Evening you enjoy Rickshaw ride thru old part of Varanasi to Dasaswameth Ghat. Later enjoy 01 hour boat ride & evening Aarti (Prayer) performed by Seven Brahmans on the bank of River Goddess Ganges. Later drive back to hotel. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 04 Varanasi
Early morning, before sunrise drive to Ghats on river Ganges. Then enjoy the boat ride on the river Ganges. You witness the fascinating early morning rituals being performed by Hindu devotees along the riverbank, which includes the cremation Ghats. Then walk through the narrow lanes on riverside to Parking. Back to hotel for Breakfast. Afternoon excursion to Sarnath, where you visit the tranquil Deer Park, where Lord Buddha preached his first sermon. Nearby you visit the magnificent Stupas built in third century by emperor Ashoka and the Museum. Back to Hotel. Evening at leisure. Overnight in Varanasi.

Day 05 Varanasi/Khajuraho By Air IC - 406 (DEP 1220 - ARR 1300 HRS)
Morning after breakfast transfer to Varanasi airport to connect with your flight to Khajuraho. After noon visit the Eastern Group of Temple, which includes the famous Jain Temples, followed by visit to the world famous Western group of temples. Chandela rulers out of sandstone, decorated with charming, build these temples and lively erotic sculptures from Hindu Mythology the Kama Sutra. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 06 Khajuraho/Jhansi 175 Kms/ 4 Hrs. Jhansi / Agra By Train (DEP 1756 - ARR 2025 HRS)
After breakfast leave Khajuraho for Jhansi, visiting Orcha enroute. On arrival, transfer to the Railway station in time to board the Shatabdi Express train for Agra. On arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 07 In Agra
Today depart to see the majestic Taj Mahal, built by Maghal Emperor Stah Jehan with pure white marble in memory of his beloved wife - Mumtaz. It took him 22 years and 20,000 labourers to finish the building (Taj Mahal Closed on Fridays). Among the other important landmarks of the Mughal era is the Red Fort, built by Emperor Akbar with its maze of courtyards, mosques and private chambers. Another striking sight is Sikandra, the tomb of Akbar the Great. Dinner and overnight in Agra.

Day 08 Agra/Jaipur
After breakfast, depart for Jaipur by coach visiting the deserted city of Fatehpur Sikri enroute. Stop for lunch (own expense) at Bharatpur before continuing to Jaipur. Dinner in your hotel tonight.

Day 09 In Jaipur
Following breakfast in your hotel, depart on a full day sightseeing tour of Jaipur and Amber. Jaipur city was founded in 1727 AD by Maharaja Jai Singh who was not only a great statesman but also a keen astronomer and an architect. The highlights include the Amber Fort, the Observatory (Jantar Mantar), City Palace and Museum. Dinner in your hotel tonight

Day 10 Jaipur/Udaipur By Flight
After early breakfast, transfer to Airport to connect flight to Udaipur. Rest of the day free at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 11 In Udaipur
Morning after breakfast city tour of Udaipur including visiting City Palace on lake Pichola & Sahelion- Ki -Bari, the "ladies garden" and Jagdish temple. . Evening boat ride (common boat) at Lake Pichola where you can visit the Jag Mandir. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 12 Udaipur/Mumbai By Flight
After breakfast transfer to the airport to connect with the flight to Mumbai. You will be met on arrival, city tour of Mumbai visiting Prince of Wales Museum, Hanging Gardens, Mani Bhawan a private house where Mahatma Gandhi used to stay when he visited Mumbai , Gateway of India and Marine Drive dubbed as the Queen's Necklace is Mumbai's most popular promenades and a favorite sunset watching spot. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 13 Mumbai / Depart
Morning proceed to Gateway of India to board a jetty to sail to Elephanta islands. In Elephanta you visit the unique cave temple with three faced Shiva Sculpture. You return to the mainland by noon & transfer to hotel. Later transfer to International Airport to connect flight to onward destination.

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TOUR LODGING INFO: 12 NIGHTS HOTELS
Accommodation is provided on Double/Twin Sharing Occupancy room with breakfast basis as per listed hotels or equivalent. For Lunch and dinner there would be an additional supplement (TBA on request). Used hotel list is as follows:

Places Nights Standard Hotels Superior Hotels Deluxe Hotels
Delhi 02 Nights Clarks Heights Ramada Plaza Le Meridien
Varanasi 02 Nights Hotel Pradeep Ideal Tower Ramada Palaza
Khajuraho 01 Night Usha Bundela Ramada Plaza Radisson
Agra 02 Nights Utkarsh Vilas Howard Plaza Jaypee Palace
Jaipur 02 Nights Fort Chandra Gupt Ramada Plaza/ITC Fortune Le Meridien Hotel
Udaipur 02 Nights Ram Pratap Palace Sheraton Udaipur Fatehgarh
Mumbai 01 Night Suprem Fariyas Taj President

**Note: Check in / out time at hotels is 12.00 Noon. Hotels are subject to availability at the time of booking,

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