india-classical-tour

Duration: 10 Nights / 11 Days

Destinations: Delhi – Jaipur – Agra – Khajuraho – Varanasi – Delhi

Day 01: Arrive Delhi

Arrive Delhi and transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day at free to relax. Overnight stay at hotel in Delhi.

Day 02: Delhi

After breakfast proceed for a full day tour of Old and New Delhi visiting Chandni Chowk, Jama Masjid, Raj Ghat, Humayuns Tomb, Qutub Minar , India Gate. Drive past through the Houses of Parliament and Janpath. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 03: Delhi – Samode – Jaipur

This morning after breakfast drive to Jaipur, enroute visiting Samode.

Samode is a place which will be an experience by itself. Your Samode travel will be made exciting by exploring places like Samode Palace. The comfortable palace is today full of architectural delights with stately corridors, frescoed walls ethereal audience halls, harmoniously reflecting the skill of master craftsmen.Have your lunch in Samode bagh. Spend the time in Samode Village or the ‘Dhanis’. Wandering through the village streets will give you a wonderful insight to traditional Rajasthan. Interact with the local farmers and village folks. It will be total fun.

Drive to Jaipur to check in to hotel for overnight.

Day 04: Jaipur

Morning after breakfast proceed on an excursion to the Amber Fort. Ascend the fort on Elephant back. Afternoon visit Jantar Mantar, City Palace Museum , Royal Observatory. Jaipur is a great place to shop for carpets, semi precious stones, blue pottery, bed spreads. Overnight stay at your hotel in Jaipur.

Day 05: Jaipur – Fatehpur Sikri – Agra

This morning after breakfast drive from Jaipur to Agra (235 Kms). Enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri which was the capital of Emperor Akbar for 14 Years. Arrive Agra check in and relax. Later proceed to the Taj Mahal for a visit to this beautiful monument by sunset. Overnight stay at your hotel in Agra .

Day 06: Agra

Early morning (optional) 2nd visit to Taj Mahal to enjoy the view in sunrise. Come back to hotel for fresh and wash followed by breakfast. Later sight seeing Agra fort and Sikandra. Afternoon free for shopping in local handicraft market. Overnight at hotel.

Day 07: Agra – Jhansi – Khajuraho

Morning after early breakfast transfer to railway station to borad the super fast train (Shatabdi Exp) at 0750 hrs to reach Jhansi at 1040 hrs. On arrival drive to Khajuraho via Orchha. Transfer to hotel for overnight.

Day 08: Khajuraho

Morning leave for a fullday sight seeing of Khajuraho temple complex. Overnight at hotel.

Day 09: Khajuraho – Varanasi by flight

This morning after breakfast revisit the temples ( if desired ) or relax in fresh air. Afternoon transfer to the airport of flight to Varanasi . Arrive Varanasi and transfer to the hotel. Afternoon excursion to Sarnath – the site where Lord Buddha had preached his first sermon or in religious language, set in motion the Wheel of Law (Maha-Dharmachakra-Pravartan) enshrining the principles of his teaching into laws. 200 years later, in 3rd century BC, the Mauryan Emperor Ashoka who spread the Buddha’s message of love and compassion throughout his vast empire, built massive stupas, viharas and monasteries making it the centre of the Buddhist world. Overnight at hotel.

Day 10: Varanasi – Delhi (flight/ Train)

Early morning boat ride on the river Ganges to visit holi ghats. Return to the hotel for wash and change and breakfast, relax. Aternoon fly to Delhi.

Day 11: Delhi departure

Rest of the day is set aside to relax or free for personal activities. Later transfer to airport to board the flight for onward journey.