01: Arrive Delhi
Arrive at New Delhi International airport. Upon arrival you will be met by our representative, after a traditional 'Swagat' our representative would assist you at airport & transfer to hotel for overnight stay.
Whilst the room keys and check-in is organized, our representative would introduce the tour to you and hand over the documents to you.
Over night Hotel Delhi
Day 02: Delhi
Full Day Tour
Today we take a guided tour of Old Delhi, the 17th century walled city of Shah Jahanabad, Visiting the great Jama Masjid, the principal mosque of Old Delhi. Built in the year 1656 AD by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, it is the largest & best known mosque in India. Later we walk down or take a rickshaw ride through Chandi Chowk, the old marketplace of Shah Jahanabad now a picturesque bazaar to reach Red Fort, built in the year 1648 by Shah Jehan.
In New Delhi, we visit Raj Ghat, memorial to the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi. It is a simple black marble platform that marks the spot of his cremation on 31 January 1948. Further we drive past India Gate, memorial built in the year 1931 to commemorate the Indian soldiers who died in the World War I & the Afghan Wars. The names of the soldiers who died in these wars are inscribed on the walls. President's House, the official residence of the President of India, built in the year 1931. Until 1950 it was known as Viceroy's House & served as the residence of the Governor-General of British India.
We will also visit Humayun's Tomb, memorial of Mughal Emperor Humayun, built in the year 1562. The complex is a World Heritage Site & the first example of this type of Mughal architecture in India. Qutub Minar, built in the year 1206 by Qutub-ud-din Aibek. It is the tallest (72m) brick minaret in the world, an important example of Indo-Islamic Architecture. Qutub Minar & its monuments are listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Optional - Sound & Light Show at Red Fort with dinner at Indian Cultural Restaurant
Overnight Hotel - Delhi
Day 03: Delhi - Jaipur
We drive to Jaipur for Overnight stay.
Evening excursion to Chokhi Dhani (optional), an ethnic village resort located at a distance 15 km from Jaipur. Evenings at Chokhi Dhani are very special. A Rajasthani village atmosphere is recreated on the sprawling grounds and includes entertainment by folk dancers and musicians. Guests can move around freely and enjoy the evening. Over night Hotel Jaipur
Day 04: Jaipur
Morning post breakfast our guided tour starts from the impressive Amber Fort, situated on a ridge just outside Jaipur City. At the foot of the hill you will mount your caparisoned elephant for the slow but steady climb up to the main gate, making your entrance in the time honored fashion. The Fort, completed in the early 18th century, took over 100 years to build.
Afternoon tour of the City - "The Pink City" is spectacularly set within surrounding rugged hills, dotted with ancient ruined fortresses. Your tour will include the imposing City Palace, still home to the Maharaja although several of the rooms are now open to the public. Many antiques and artifacts belonging to the ruling family are housed here, including a collection of weaponry. You will also visit the Hawa Mahal "Palace of the Winds", and the open-air Jantar Mantar Observatory to see the vast astronomical instruments.
Evening at leisure to explore the colorful markets of Jaipur
Jaipur is a shopper's paradise, a statement that has not been told without a reason. Be it handicrafts or herbs, paintings or antiques, leather articles, rugs and carpets, linen & fabrics, silks, Pashmina Shawls from Kashmir, traditional garments or modern fashion statements, India has everything to offer. Each state in the country has something to offer sellers offering some of the most exotic products one can find anywhere.
Over night Hotel Jaipur
Day 05: Jaipur - Agra
Post breakfast drive to Agra (240 kms), en route visit Fatehpur Sikri.
Fatehpur Sikri the deserted, red sandstone city that was built by Emperor Akbar as his capital and palace in the 16th century. Also visit the Bulund Darwaza the largest gateway in the world.
Upon arrival in Agra, We check in at hotel for Overnight stay.
Over night Hotel Agra
Day 06: Agra
After breakfast visit to witness incomparable Taj Mahal with its' speculative view at the time of Sunrise. Taj Mahal, the architectural modern day wonder of the world; this monument is a fine example of the fusion of many architectural styles is one of the wonders of the modern world. Taj, endowed it with some of the loveliest buildings in the world.
The tour continues with a visit to the Agra Fort from where one can get the most moving view of the Taj from the little octagonal tower in the Agra Fort, which lies, across the river Yamuna.
Visit the Mini Taj - Itmad-Ud-Daula. It is the tomb of the parents of Nurjahan (Wife of Emperor Jahangir). Built by her in 1622 & the inlay work was done here so beautiful.
Shopping : Agra is famous for Marble Inlay Work which is continuing still that time the 12th-13th generation of these people are making beautiful marble items. As well as Agra is famous for Leather goods.
Over night Hotel Agra
DAY 7 Agra -Jhansi by Shatabdi Exp.( 0810/ 1000 Hrs)
Jhansi - Orchha- Khajuraho
Post breakfast we will transfer to Railway station to catch train to jhansi. Upon arrival at jhansi railway station our representative will meet and assist you. Further we will drive to khajuraho via orchha & enjoy a sightseeing tour of Orchha.
Orchha, capital city of Bundela was founded in 1531 and it's golden age was during the first half of the 17th century. A special palace, Jehangir Mahal which is situated at the bank of Betwa river was built when Jehangir visited the city in 1606. It is of impressive size and there are good views of the countryside from the upper levels.
Visit Raj Mahal nearby has superb murals. Orchha's worth visiting temples date back to the 17th century. They are still in use today and are visited regularly by thousands of devotees. Ram Raja Temples with its soaring spires. Ferther we will drive to khajuraho. Arrive Khajuraho and Check in at hotel.
Over night Hotel Khajuraho
DAY 8 Khajuraho- Varanasi( Flight )
Today we will visit the famous Love temples ( Kamashutra Temple ).
A thousand years ago, this was the seat of the Chandela Kings who built 85 temples, of which 22 remain in eloquent testimony to the glory of the reign. The famous Chandela Dynasty Temples built between 950 and 1050 AD immortalized in stone is a wealth of sensuous and erotic sculptures, an exquisite depiction of human life and emotions, equating passion with spiritual union. The sculptures considered most perfect figures achieved in stone, depicts Gods and Goddesses and amorous couples.
Transfer to Khajuraho airport to board flight for Varanasi.
Upon arrival, our representative will assist and transfer to hotel .Today Evening we will go for Evening Arati of holy river Ganga.
Over night Hotel Varanasi
Day 9: Varanasi / Kathmandu (By Flight )
Early morning enjoy a boat ride on river Ganges and temple visit.
The early morning boat ride on the Ganges to view the Sunrise, as seen from the boat can be a spiritually uplifting sight. From dawn to dusk the riverfront (Ghats) are thronged by thousands of devotees, who perform their holy rituals in the hope of attaining eternal salvation, the "NIRVANA".
The Holy City of Varanasi, the Religious Capital of Hinduism, crowded with temples and its labyrinth of streets with their throngs of people, is exciting, enticing and a city to be experienced. As a place of devotion and worship, Varanasi attracts thousands of pilgrims every year. The city represents the best thoughts of Vedic religion and culture. The city sightseeing includes a visit to the Kashi Vishvanath Temple, the Bharat Mata Mandir. The Kashi Vishvanath Temple (or the Golden Temple), is a gold spiraled temple rebuilt in the 18th century and is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The spire is covered with tones of gold plating donated by Maharaja Ranjit Singh of Punjab. Only Hindus are allowed inside. The Bharat Mata Mandir is dedicated to Mother India and has a relief map of "Mother India" in marble.
Later on we board flight for Kathmandu, Capital of Nepal, situated on the southern slopes of the mighty Himalayas. On arrival we assist you to check in at our Hotel for overnight stay.
Over night Hotel Kathamandu
Day 10: Kathmandu
Post breakfast full day sightseeing covering Pashupatinath Temple, the most sacred Hindu shrine and one of the most important sites in the world for Shiva worshippers, followed by Boudhnath Stupa, the largest stupa in the valley. It looms 36 meters tall and presents one of the most fascinating specimens of stupa design. Followed by Bhaktapur, the city of devotees situated at an altitude of 14 01m, reminds one of a conch shell. Visit to Patan City known as Lalitpur, the city of fine arts and beauty.
Next comes Swambhunath stupa, which watches over the valley from the top of a hillock on its western side. The huge stupa is one of the holiest Buddhist sites in Nepal and its establishment is linked to the creation of Kathmandu valley out of a primordial lake. Kathmandu is also famous for its night life, scattered with many luxury casinos.
Over night Hotel Kathamandu
Day 11: Kathmandu / Pokhara ( 230 km / 5 ˝ hrs. )
Post breakfast we drive to Pokhara, known as the valley city of Nepal, located 200 kms from Kathmandu. It's a blend of rich farmlands, forested hills and half a dozen lakes (famous Phewa Tal Lake). On arrival we assist you to check in at our Hotel followed by a leisurely evening and overnight stay.
Over night Hotel Pokhara
Day 12 - Pokhara
Post breakfast half day sightseeing of Pokhara valley, the 124 square km spectacle at an average altitude of 900m. It's cut by the Seti Gandaki river, one of the seven Gandaki Rivers that bisects the central hills.
The excellent soils make the valley a verdant nursery with the widest assortment of flowers. From here one can view Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and Machhapuchhare peaks. For everyone, Pokhara is a wonderful relaxing place.
Over night Hotel Pokhara
Day 13: Pokhara / Chitwan (230 km/6 hrs)
Morning drive to Royal Chitwan National Park, one of Nepal's largest forest regions with a wide range of wildlife. On arrival we assist you to check in at our Hotel for overnight stay.
Over night Hotel Chitwan
Day 14: Chitwan / Nagarkot (265 km/6 hrs)
Early morning jungle safari to catch a glimpse of the one horned Rhinoceros, several species of Deer, Sloth Bear, Leopards, Wild Boar, F resh Water Dolphins, Crocodiles and about 350 species of birds, and not to forget, the exclusive Royal Bengal Tiger. Next on we drive down to Nagarkot, a popular hill station situated east of Kathmandu at an altitude of 2175 m. above sea level. The panorama of the major peaks of eastern Nepal Himalayas including Mt. Everest can be seen from here. The best point for sunrise view. On arrival we assist you to check in at our Hotel for overnight stay.
Over night Hotel Nagarkot
DAY 15: Nagarkot / Kathmandu (35 km /1 hr) - Delhi (By Air)
Early morning visit to Sunrise Point. Post breakfast we drive down to Kathmandu and transfer to Airport to catch the flight to Delhi
Upon arrival in Delhi we provide transfer for onward travel.
Our tour concludes: We thank you for your patronage & look forward to serve you again in near future.