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Arrive at Delhi international airport, you will be received by the representative of HTOI and would be further assisted & transferred to your hotel. Rest of the time is kept free to recover from jetlag. Stay overnight at the hotel.
After having leisurely breakfast, our representative and guide would meet you at the hotel and start a full day guided tour of Delhi. Visit Qutab Minar, which is one of the tallest towers of it’s time in India, Humanyun’s Tomb – an UNESCO world heritage site which was built by Begum Hamida for his husband Mughal Emperor Humanyun. It is one of the forerunners of the Taj Mahal. Later also visit India Gate, President’s House, the landmark of India Democracy the Parliament House. Take a tour of Red Fort – an UNESCO world heritage site and a symbol of mighty Mughal Empire, Jama Masjid the biggest mosque of India, Chandni Chowk and Raj Ghat (a Memorial of Father of India Mahatma Gandhi). Stay overnight at the hotel.
Morning, drive to Pink City Jaipur. Jaipur is one of the few planned cities in India. Arrive at Jaipur, check in the hotel. Rest of the time is kept free to walk in the traditional markets of walled city. In the evening take an excursion to Nahargarh Fort (the lion fort) to see the beautiful sunset view of Jaipur.
Morning you will be met by our guide and representative at the hotel and start a daylong tour of Jaipur. Today visit superb Amber Fort climbing its heights on the elephant back, an architectural delight Hawa Mahal (the wind palace); experience the astrology at Jantar Mantar (the observatory), the royal City Palace & its museum. Also take the photograph of “The pride of Jaipur the Albert Hall”. In the evening visit a local farmhouse to have ethnic Rajasthani dinner. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Today depart Jaipur for Agra visiting deserted capital of Mughal Emperor Akbar Fatehpur Sikri and Abhaneri which is famous for its one of the best Baoris or the Step wells of Rajasthan en-route. Arrive Agra, check in at the hotel. Later take a sightseeing tour of arguably the most beautiful monument of love the Taj Mahal – the most photogenic building in the world. Taj Mahal was made by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan for his pretty wife Mumtaz Mahal. Also visit historical Agra Fort (UNESCO World Heritage Site). From Agra Fort, four of the mighty rulers from Mughal dynasty ruled their enormous empire in Indian Sub-Continental. Stay overnight at the hotel.
In the morning, you will be transferred to Agra railway station to embark the prestigious train Shatabadi Express to Jhansi. Arrive Jhansi railway station, transfer to Khajuraho. Arrive Khajuraho, check in at the hotel. Later visit Western Group of temples. The temples of Khajuraho built by Chandela rulers are world famous for its architecture and the carvings on Kama Sutra. These temples are listed as UNESCO World heritage sites. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Morning visit Eastern Group of temples and newly excavated Chandela temple. The temples of Khajuraho are very different from other temples of India. These temples of Khajuraho are not about religion and Gods instead known for the eroticism carved on the walls of the temples in the type of sculptures. Afternoon transfer to the airport to board a flight for Varanasi. Varanasi is one of the oldest and living cities in the world. Arrive in Varanasi, transfer to the hotel. Later visit one of the many Ghats of Varanasi to witness the evening Aarti – an unforgettable experience. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Early morning transfer to the Ghats of Holy River Ganges to take a holy boat ride – a very spiritual deed. After breakfast explore the Varanasi visiting Kashi Vishawanath temple, Banaras Hindu University, Sankat Mochan Hanuman temple and various other attractions located in the narrow lanes. Later take an excursion to Sarnath here Buddha delivered his first sermon to the world. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Morning is free to enjoy the spiritual beauty of the city. Afternoon board a flight to Delhi. Arrive Delhi, have dinner at a restaurant. At appropriate time, you will be transferred to Delhi international airport to embark the flight back to the onward destination. The tour will culminate here.