Glowing Taj & Khajuraho Tour

Glowing Taj & Khajuraho Tour

Tourism in India

Destination Covered:

Delhi - Agra - Jhansi - Khajuraho - Delhi

Duration:
05 Nights / 06 Days
Tour Category:
Day 01 - Arrive Delhi
India Gate Delhi
Arrive in Delhi, the capital city of India. After completing formalities with customs and immigration, you will be received by our representative with Traditional Indian Welcome (with garlands).

Delhi is the capital of India since old times. Delhi's history dates back to the first millenium BC, when it was known as Indraprastha. The Tomar Rajputs built Lal Kot, the core of the first of Delhi's seven cities. It is the epicenter of the nation's politics, economy and culture. History is alive and throbbing in Delhi, the capital of India.

Afterwards transfer to your hotel for the overnight stay. Overnight will be in Delhi.
Day 02 - Delhi - Agra (200 Kms - 04 hrs)
After breakfast you embark on your sightseeing trip of Delhi City which would include the visit to Old Delhi and New Delhi-

Old Delhi: An ancient walled city. Here you would see the Red Fort, the most opulent Fort and Palace of the Mughal Empire, Rajghat the Samadhi of our Father of Nation, Jama Masjid the largest mosque in India and Chandni Chowk the bustling and colourful market of the old city.

New Delhi: The city designed and built by the British in the 1920’s- a city of wide boulevards impressive Government Buildings, green parks and gardens. First you will visit the two monuments from the Delhi’s past Humayun’s Tomb and Qutab Minar. Then your drive takes you along the ceremonial avenue, Rajpath, past the Imposing India Gate and Parliament House.

After completing the sightseeing return back to the Hotel for Overnight. Overnight will be in Delhi.
Day 03 - Delhi – Agra By Road (Approx 210 Kms / 04 Hours)
After breakfast drive to Agra. Agra is the one of the prominent destinations of the World Tourism map with three heritage monuments - The Taj Mahal, Agra Fort & Fatehpur Sikri. It is more just a dacadent city of graveyards and stones, but it is a vibrant centre of Culture, Art and Religious philosphies that have enriched mankind and shaped humen thought over centuries.

Upon arrival in Agra check in to the hotel.

Afternoon: Embark on the sightseeing of the Agra city where you visit Taj Mahal and Agra Fort-

Taj Mahal: The 17th Century master piece named Taj Mahal, which of course is the most splendid of all the buildings – perhaps the most perfect architectural monument of the world. It was built in the memory of the beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal by one of greatest king of Mughal Empire Shah Jehan.

Agra Fort: Built primarily as a military establishment by Emperor Akbar in 1565,the redstone Agra Fort, was partially converted in to a palace during the tenure of Emperor Shah Jehan. Though the principal structure was built by Akbar, many more additions were made by his grandsons. This massive fort is 2.5 Kms long and is considered the predecessor of the Red Fort of New Delhi.

Return to the hotel after the sightseeing. Overnight at Hotel The Obeoroi Amarvilas
Day 04 - Agra - Jhansi Shatabdi Express
Taj Mahal Agra
Jhansi – Khajuraho By Surface Approx (175 Kms – 06 Hours).

This morning assisted in your transfer to the Agra Cantt Railway Station to board the train Shatabdi Express for Jhansi the Gateway to enter Khajuraho. On arrival at Jhansi railway station received and welcomed and drive to Khajuraho via Orcha, which is located at a distance of 19 Kms from Jhansi.

Orcha: It has a medieval town atmosphere attached to it. The Betwa River quietly flows by the town. The 16th century palaces & temples built by its Bundela rulers appear to be suspended in time. You will visit-

Orchha Fort complex. Within the Fort complex you visit Jahangir Mahal, built by Raja Bir Singh Ju Deo in the 17th century to commemorate the visit of Emperor Jehangir to Orchha.

Raj Mahal, built in the 17th century by Madhukar Shah, the deeply religious predecessor of Bir Singh Ju Deo. Also visit-

Ram Raja temple, palace-turned-temple with soaring spires & palatial architecture. Built by the King Madhukar Shah it is one of the most unusual temples in India & the only place where Lord Rama is worshipped as a King not as a deity.

Later continue drive to Khajuraho, built between 950-1050 AD by the mighty warrior kings of the Chandela dynasty, a truly inspired burst of creativity. Contain stunningly explicit erotic sculptures. They were rediscovered in the 20th century, and are now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

On arrival in Khajuraho check in to the hotel. Rest of the evening free at leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Day 05 - In Khajuraho
Enjoy your buffet breakfast at the hotel. After the breakfast you start the sightseeing of Khajuraho Temples. Today visit -

Khajuraho temples, famous for the magnificent carvings depicting numerous exotic postures of the famous Kamasutra, ancient Indian work on sex. Only 22 temples survive of the 85 originally built. In fact, worship is still done today in the Matangeshwara temple, continuing an unbroken 1000 year tradition.

After completing the sightseeing of the city, return back to the hotel. Rest of the day free at leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Day 06 - Khajuraho - Jhansi by Surface Approx (175 Kms – 06 Hours), Jhansi - Delhi Shatabdi Express, Delhi- Overseas
Khajuraho Temple
Breakfast in the hotel. Free till departure. Afternoon drive to Jhansi to board the train Shatabdi Express for Delhi. Upon arrival in Jhansi assisted in your transfer to the railway station. On arrival in Delhi welcomed and received at the station and assisted in your transfer to the International airport to board the onward flight.
 
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