Tours / North India

NORTH INDIA

Duration

10 Days – 9 Nights

Destinations Covered

Delhi – Jaipur – Agra – Gwalior –  Orchha – Khajuraho – Varanasi

Contact us

Mail – atharvaindiatours@gmail.com

Phone – +919950009365

ITINENARY-

Day 1 - Arrive to Delhi

Arrive Delhi. Transfer to hotel. Tour of Delhi. In Old Delhi, we will explore India Gate, Jama Masjid and drive past Red Fort. In New Delhi visit the Qutub Minar, Humayu’s Tomb and Rajghat –  the cremation of Mahatma Gandhi. 

Day 2 - Delhi to Jaipur

Morning drive to Jaipur. On arrival check in at hotel. Afternoon free. Overnight Jaipur.

Day 3 - Jaipur Visit

Morning visit Amber Fort. Amber Fort was the ancient capital of the State. Afternoon tour of Jaipur. Jaipur – the capital of Rajasthan was given a colour coat of pink a century ago in honour of a visiting Prince and ever since, it has retained this colour. Built by Maharaja Jai Singh, the notable astronomer, this city is 260 years old. Visit Maharaja’s City Palace, & the Observatory. Drive past Hawa Mahal & through the pink rose residential & business areas. Overnight Jaipur.

Day 4 - Jaipur to Agra

Drive to Agra visiting world famous Taj Mahal built by Moghul Emperor Shahjehan in 1630 for his Queen Mumtaz Mahal to enshrine her mortal remains. Later visit the Agra Fort containing the Halls of Public and Private Audience. Taj Mahal is closed on Friday. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight Agra.

Day 5 - Agra to Gwalior

Morning drive to Gwalior. Afternoon city tour. Visit the Man Mandir, Gujari Mahal (archaeological museum), The Fort, Temples of Sas-Bahu, Teli Ka Mandir, Jai Vilas Palace, Tomb of Gaus Mohammad and the Mausoleum of Tansen. Overnight Gwalior.

Day 6 - Gwalior to Orchha

Morning drive to Orchha. Afternoon city tour. Orchha’s grandeur has been captured in stone, frozen in time & a rich legacy to the ages. For, on this medieval city, the hand of time has rested lightly: the palaces and the temples built by its Bundela rulers in the 16th and 17th century retain much of their pristine glory. Jahangir Mahal, a tiered palace crowned by graceful chhatris has a spectacular view of soaring temple spires & cenotaphs. Overnight Orchha.

Day 7 - Orchha to Khajuraho

Morning drive to Khajuraho. Afternoon city tour. The world famous Khajuraho temples were built by the Chandela kings between 950 AD and 1050 AD. The most important are the Chaunset Yogini Temple dedicated to Goddess Kali, The Mahadev Temple, Chitragupta or Bharatji Temple with a lovely image of 11 headed Vishnu, Vishvanath and Nandi Temples, Lakshmana Temple, Visha Temple of Shiva, which is the largest & most typical of temples. Visit the Eastern group of temples that consist of the Parasvanath Temple – the only Jain Temple surviving at Khajuraho and has excellent sculptures on the outer walls of the Sanctum, the Javeri Temple dedicated to Vishnu. The other temples in this group are those dedicated to Brahma, Yamuna and Adinath. Overnight Khajuraho.

Day 8 - Khajuraho to Varanasi (Banaras)

Transfer to airport to board flight for Varanasi. Arrive Varanasi & transfer to hotel. Overnight Varanasi.

Day 9 - Visit Varanasi

Morning boat excursion on the river Ganges. People bathe early in the morning to offer the prayers to the rising sun. The two cremation ghats are Manikarnika & Harishchandra where funeral pyre burns Day and night. Every pious Hindu believes that to die in Kashi and to be cremated on banks of the Ganges is to attain release from the cycle of birth and death. Rest of the Day at leisure. Overnight Varanasi.

Day 10 - Varanasi to Delhi

Morning free in Varanasi. Later transfer to airport to board flight for Delhi. Arrive Delhi and connect to return flight. No hotel.

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