Trip to the Ganges
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Day 01 - Delhi-Arrival
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.
Day 02 - Delhi
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.
Day 03 - Delhi-Varanasi
Morning transfer to the airport to board a flight for Varanasi. Varanasi is one of the oldest and living cities in the world. Arrive 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.
Day 04 - Varanasi
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 temples 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.
Day 05 - Varanasi-Allahabad
After having breakfast, leave Varanasi for Allahabad also known as Prayag Raj. Arrive at Allahabad, check in to the hotel. Later visit Sangam (the meeting place), here three auspicious rivers of India Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Sarswati meets to each other. Also, visit Allahabad Fort, Anand Bhawan and various other attractions of the town. Allahabad also hosts world famous Kumbh Mela once in a twelve year.
Day 06 - Allahabad-Khajuraho
In the morning, you will be transferred 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. Also visit Eastern Group of temples and newly excavated Chandela temple. The temples of Khajuraho are very different from other temples of India. These temples are listed as UNESCO World heritage sites.
Day 07 - Khajuraho-Orchha (178 KMS/ 03 ½ HRS)
Morning leave Khajuraho for rustic town Orchha. Arrive Orchha, check in at the hotel. Take a sightseeing tour of 17th Century Jahangir Mahal, Raj Mahal, Raj Praveen Mahal Chaturbhuj Temple, Laxminarayan Temple and royal cenotaphs located on the banks of River Betwa. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 08 - Orchha-Gwalior (120 KMS/ 02½ HRS)
Morning, transfer to Gwalior. Arrive at Gwalior check in at the hotel. Later take a guided tour of grand Gwalior Fort, 11th Century Sas-Bahu Ka Mandir, Jai Vilas Palace (the current residence of royal family), Tansen’s Tomb (Tansen was a great musician and was one of the 09 jewels in the courtyard of Mughal Emperor Akbar). Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 09 - Gwalior-Agra (118 KMS/ 02½ HRS)
Today you will be transferred to Agra. 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.
Day 10 - Agra-Fatehpur Sikri-Jaipur (232 KMS/ 05 HRS)
Today depart Agra for Pink City Jaipur 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. You may take the lunch at Abhaneri and then drive further to Jaipur. On arrival at Jaipur, transfer to your hotel. Evening is free to explore the traditional markets of Pink City. Later take an excursion to Nahargarh Fort to view the magnificent Sunset View of Jaipur. Stay overnight at your hotel.
Day 11 - 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.
Day 12 - Jaipur-Neemrana
Today transfer to Neemrana Fort Palace. Arrive at Neemrana; check in at Neemrana Fort Palace which is a destination in itself. Rest of the time is kept free to relax at the palace.
Day 13 - Neemrana-Delhi-Departure (120 KMS/ 02 HRS)
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.