North India with Taj Mahal & Ganges
Tour Duration : 10 Days
Day 01 : Delhi
Destinations Covered : Delhi - Samode - Jaipur -
Fatehpur Sikri - Agra - Khajuraho - Varanasi - Delhi
Fly from your country to New Delhi, you will be greeted & assisted by
Tour Operators of India Representative upon arrival. Transfer to Hotel for overnight
Day 02 : New & Old Delhi
Breakfast at Hotel and then leave for full day sightseeing of Old and New
Delhi visiting Jama Masjid, enjoy rikshaw ride in narrow alleys of old
Delhi through Kinari Bazaar and 400 years old Chandni Chowk, Red Fort,
Crematory of Mahatma Gandhi, Birla Temple, Parliament House, Presidential
House, India Gate, Government buildings & Qutab Minar. Welcome dinner
will be organized at Village Restaurant Bistroo with Indian Cultural dances.
Return Hotel for overnight stay.
Day 03 : Delhi - Samode ( 200 Km, 05 hours )
Morning leave for Samode, arrive & check in at Hotel Samode Palace.
Afternoon free to enjoy Samode village and the exclusive mirror frescos of
Samode Palace. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 04 : Samode - Jaipur ( 42 Km, 01.1/2 hours )
After breakfast drive to Jaipur. This historic city was founded by Maharaja
Swai Jai Singh in 1727 AD after shifting his capital from Amer valley to
newly formed and planned city of its time after consulting so many maps of
the world and finally organized own religious map Shilpa Shastra with the
help of a young Bengali architect Vidyadhar Bhattacharya. Maharaja Swai Jai
Singh was a builder, astronomer, astrologer, soldier, philosopher. Presently,
Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan & is world famous as the Pink City.
Arrive and your first Stop will be at Amer Fort where from elephants will
carry you to the Fort, gives you the experience and impression of how
Maharajas & royal family members were using the services of elephants.
After lunch visit City Palace Museum, Astrological Observatory, Hawa Mahal (
wind palace ) where from royal ladies were watching daily processions and
daily life. Check in at Hotel for overnight stay.
Day 05 : Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra ( 235 Km, 06 hours )
leave for Agra enroute one of the most important place of Mughal era Fatehpur
founded by Akbar in 1569 AD as a ceremonial capital. But unfortunately this
magnificent city was abandoned due to scarcity of drinking water and Akbar
went back to Agra. Continue your drive to Agra, arrive and check in at
Hotel. After change and wash visit one of the wonders of the world, Taj
Mahal ( monument of love ), founded by 5thgreat Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan
in the memory of his beloved queen Anjuman Bano Begum ( with love emperor
called her Mumtaz ). After her death in 1627 AD, in her memory emperor
started to built Taj Mahal ( Taj means crown & Mahal means Palace, so it
is Crown Palace ) from 1631 to 1653 AD with twenty two thousand labors
working since sun rise to sun set in twenty two years. The marble was
transported from Makrana in Rajasthan by the help of animals. Return to
Hotel for overnight stay.
Day 06 : Agra
After breakfast visit Agra Fort, was built by three emperors, Akbar &
Jahangir in red sand stone & Shah Jahan in white marble. The Fort is
2.5 Km long and during Mughal rule one third of the Fort was occupied by the
army. When British ruled India, they repeated same tradition and now
traditionally Indian army has occupied the same. Afterwards visit
Itma-ud-ullha the baby Taj. Return to Hotel for overnight stay.
Day 07 : Agra - Khajuraho ( By Flight )
Transfer to Agra airport to board flight for Khajuraho. The temples at
Khajuraho from probably one of the best examples of Indian art and
architecture. Arrive and check in at Hotel for overnight stay.
Day 08 : Khajuraho - Varanasi ( By Flight )
This morning visit the Eastern and Western group of temples where fortnight
sculptures celebrate the joy of life and love for which there is probably no
equivalent in the world. Afternoon transfer to airport to board flight for
Varanasi situated on the banks of the sacred Ganges, Varanasi has been a
center of pilgrimage and learning for over 2000 years and is considered to
be one of the oldest surviving cities in the world. Arrive and check in at
Hotel for overnight.
Day 09 : Varanasi
Early morning boat ride to watch the sunrise over the Ganges when hundred
of people are worshiping & taking bath. Later tour the old city visiting
the principles temples including Kashi Hindu University where more than
fifty thousand students from all over the world are learning. In the
afternoon drive outside the city to Sarnath where the Buddha first preached
his message of enlightenment 24 centuries ago. Return back to Hotel for
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Day 10 : Varanasi - Delhi ( By Flight )
Transfer to airport to board flight for New, arrive and explore few hours
in the busy markets of old and new Delhi. After farewell dinner transfer to
International airport to board flight back to your country.