Day 03: Delhi – Jaipur (258 KM)
Today drive to Jaipur the capital of Rajasthan & popularly known by PINK CITY . Upon arrival transfer to hotel & Overnight stay in Jaipur.
Day 04: Jaipur
Today proceed for excursion to Amber Fort in the outskirts of Jaipur & enjoy the Elephant ride ascent to the fort.
AMBER FORT PALACE - Amber is the classic romantic Rajasthani fort palace. Its construction was started by Man Singh I in 1592, and completed by his descendent Jai Singh I. It's forbidding exterior belies an inner paradise where a beautiful fusion of Mughal and Hindu styles finds it's ultimate expression. Later city sightseeing tour of Jaipur covering:
CITY PALACE - A delightful blend of Mughal and traditional Rajasthani architecture, the City Palace sprawls over one-seventh of the area in the walled city. It houses the Chandra Mahal, Shri Govind Dev Temple and the City Palace Museum.
JANTAR MANTAR - This is the largest and the best preserved of the five observatories built by Jai Singh II in different parts of the country. This observatory consisting of outsized astronomical instruments is still in use.
HAWA MAHAL - The ornamental facade of this "Palace of Winds" is a prominent landmark in Jaipur. Its five-storey structure of sandstone plastered pink encrusted with fine trelliswork and elaborate balconies. The palace has 953 niches and windows. Built in 1799 by Pratap Singh, the Mahal was a royal grandstand for the palace women. Visit a rug factory and see the ladies at the intricate work or a gem factory and see the gem cutting and polishing process.
Overnight stay in Jaipur
Day 05: Jaipur - Agra (240 KM)
After drive to Agra - City of Tajmahal , Enroute visiting Fatehpur Sikri- a perfectly preserved red sandstone “ghost town” which was the estranged capital of mughal emperor Akbar, built in 1569 and deserted when its water supply failed. Arrive Agra and transfer to hotel.
Overnight stay in Agra.
Day 06: Agra
Today your morning starts visiting sunrise sight seeing of Taj Mahal. On arrival visit magnificent Taj Mahal -one of the seven wonders of the world surely the most extravagant expression of love ever created. 20,000 men laboured for over 17 years to build this memorial to Shah Jahan's beloved wife.
Later after breakfast proceed for the being the witness of Agra Red fort - the rusty and majestic red-sandstone fort of Agra stands on the banks of the river Yamuna and the construction was started by Emperor Akbar in 1566. At the Diwan-I-Am (hall of public audience), a colonnaded hall of red-sandstone with a throne alcove of inlaid marble at the back, the Emperor heard public petitions. At the Diwan-I-Khas (hall of private audience) where marble pavilions with floral inlays lend an ethereal ambience, the Emperor sat on his gem-studded Peacock Throne and met foreign ambassadors and rulers of friendly kingdoms. Evening free to explore the rich handicrafts of Agra. Night stay in Agra.
Day 07: Agra – Jhansi
Today connect your morning train to Jhansi – the famous for its historical associations. Upon arrival our representative will meet you and later drive to Khajuraho enroute visiting orcha temples .
Orchha means 'hidden place' and being true to its name, the place lies amidst scrubby dhak woods. Orchha was founded in the 16th c by the Bundela chief Rudra Pratap who became the first Raja of Orchha.
he town was the seat of a former princely state of central India in the Bundelkhand region. Some of the palaces were decorated with painted murals which represent the finest flowering of the Bundela School of painting.
Upon arrival at Khajuraho check-in at the hotel and Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Day 08: Khajuraho
Today take the full day sight seeing of Western & Eastern Temples.
Khajuraho is famous for its endless number of temples and other tourist attraction spots. Every year thousands of tourists from each and every corner of the world and from all over India visit these tourist spots. The popular temples include Matangeshwara Temple, Kandariya Mahadeo, Chitragupta Temple, Chaturbhuj Temple, Vishwanath Temple, Lakshamana Temple, Parsavanatha Temple, Ghantai Temple, Adinatha Temple, Duladeo Temple and Chaunsat Yogini
Evening free enjoy the Son -E -Lumehri ( Sound & Light Show) .
Overnight stay at the hotel
Day 09: Khajuraho - Varanasi
After breakfast transfer to airport to board the flight for Varanasi-said to be the India’s most sacred city situated on the bank of the holy river Ganga.
As a place for devotion and worship, with hundreds of temples dotting the city , sunrise on the river front as seen from a boat can be a spiritually uplifting sight. It has a fascination uniquely its own, a quality of sublime beauty, a timeless eternal appeal. Varanasi is the city which cannot be described, only experienced.
On arrival Varanasi and transfer to hotel later proceed for the sight seeing of the city evening view “Aarti” ceremony on the Ghats. Night stay in Varanasi.
Day 10: Varanasi – Delhi
Today morning at leisure and later drive to Varanasi airport for connecting your flight to Delhi Back. On arrival at delhi airport transfer to International airport for connecting your flight back with beautiful memories of INDIA TOUR to cherish.