North India Delight Tour

North India Delight Tour

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Destination Covered:

Delhi - Varanasi - Katni - Bandhavgarh - Khajuraho - Jhansi - Agra - Jaipur - Udaipur - Cochin - Alleppey - Delhi

Duration:
06 Nights / 07 Days
Tour Category:
Day 01 - Arrive 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.
Day 02 - Delhi
After breakfast embark on 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.
Afterwards proceed for the Sightseeing trip of Akshardham Temple.

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.
Day 03 - Delhi - Varanasi (Flight)
After breakfast at hotel, departure transfer to airport to connect your flight for Varanasi. Upon arrival in Varanasi received at the airport and are transferred to the Hotel.

Varanasi, the 'eternal city' is one of the most important pilgrimage sites in India for the Hindus. Also known as Kashi, the city has been a centre of learning and civilisation for over 2000 years. It is a major tourist attraction for its long string of bathing ghats on the steps of the river Ganges.
Afterwards you embark on the sightseeing of Sarnath-

Sarnath: Which symbolizes the birth of Buddhism. It was here that Lord Buddha revealed his doctrine and founded his monastic community. The Museum at Sarnath is amongst the most important in India and contains carvings representing a whole range of styles - Archaic, the covering work of sculptors from 3rd century B.C. to the 12th century A.D. After visit, transfer to the hotel and check-in.

Evening witness the Aarti ceremony on the ghats of river Ganges. Return to the hotel after the sightseeing. Overnight at hotel.
Day 04 - Varanasi - Delhi (Flight), Delhi- Jaipur By Road (Approx 265 Kms / 05 Hours)
Early morning (0500hrs) visit the banks of river Ganges where you board a boat to see the morning ablutions of the Hindus from the security of the boat.

“Boat ride” will also give you a spectacular view of Sun rise on River Ganges. Later visit Durga temple - Built in the 8th century, is one of the most important temples in Varanasi. This temple is built in Nagara Style. The shikhara of the temple is formed by many small spires which are built one on top of the other. Also, visit the Monkey temple on account of the large number of monkeys residing there. Return to the hotel for breakfast.

Later, transfer to airport for your flight to Delhi. On arrival at Delhi’s domestic airport you are received and you drive to Jaipur.

Jaipur, capital of Rajasthan, also known as 'Pink City' is surrounded by an ancient 20ft high wall and eight gates. Situated at a distance of 280 km away from Delhi, today, Jaipur is the personification of the old order influence the new. An inherent interest for colour and design penetrated over stratum of society, and jewelry, crafts and architecture became objects of fascination equally between prince and peasant. Jaipur is also the main tourist hub of Rajasthan tourist circuit. From here you can reach out to places like Jodhpur, Bikaner, Jaisalmer, Udaipur, Pushkar, and many more such destinations from Jaipur. Jaipur is also the third corner of the famed Golden Triangle tourist circuit of India along with Delhi and Agra.

Upon arrival, check-in to your hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Day 05 - In Jaipur
After breakfast you embark on your sightseeing tour of Amer Fort and Jaipur City.

Amer Fort: 11 Kms from Jaipur- A marvelous example of Rajput architecture with its terraces and reflected in Matao lake below. The magnificent old Citadel, a labyrinth of massive walls and towers, shrouds an exquisite marble palace, pillared and carved glimmering with a million tiny mirrors, which creates tanatalising reflection effect. The ascent to the fort is on a gaily caparisoned elephants.
Afternoon sightseeing of Jaipur City visit the-

City Palace Museum: An imposing blend of traditional Rajasthani and Mughal Art. The museum is resplendent with its collection of robes of royal princess, carpets an armoury of old weapons , miniature paintings portraying court scenes , battle scenes and processions.

Jantar Mantar: (Observartory): Jantar Mantar, built between 1728 and 1734, literally means the ‘instruments for measuring the harmony of the heavens’. Jai Singh, the brain behind the grand project, chose stone with marble facing. This was the biggest of all his observatories and the only one built of stone. He used it daily, often with his astronomy gurus Pandit Jagannath and Kewal Ram. In all there are 17 instruments in the Jantar Mantar complex. The function of each instrument is rather complex but serves a particular function where time plays the main theme.

Hawa Mahal: (Palace of Winds): A five storeyed wonder with a spectacular pyra midal façade and overhanging windows with latticed screens, domes and spires.

After completing the sightseeing return back to the hotel for overnight. Overnight at hotel.
Day 06 - Jaipur – Agra Via Fatehpur Sikri By Road (Approx 255 Kms /05 Hours)
After breakfast drive to Agra enroute visit Fathepur Sikri-

Fatehpur Sikri: A fascinating ghost town lies little beyond Agra the deserted Red sandstone city that was built by Emperor Akbar as his capital. It was a veritable fairy tale city and its ruins are still in a pristine condition. It is not hard to imagine what the court life would have been like in the days of its grandeur. Set like a jewel in a court yard of pink sandstone is the marble tomb of Saint Salim Chisti, enclosed by delicately carved marble screens.
Afterwards you continue your drive to Agra. On arrival in Agra you check in to your hotel-

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. Rest of the evening free at leisure. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 07 - Agra – Delhi By Road (Approx 210 Kms 04 Hours)
After Breakfast you embark on your sightseeing tour of the Agra city including 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.

Afternoon drive back to Delhi, on arrival you are transferred to the International Airport to connect your flight back home.
 
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