Best of North India
9 nights / 10 days
Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Ajmer, Orcha, Khajuraho, Varanasi
Day 01 : Delhi :
Late night arrival in Delhi and be met by our representative at the airport
welcoming you to India with fresh flower garlands. Transfer to the hotel for
immediate occupancy of the rooms already reserved for you.
Day 02 : Delhi :
Today explore the city of Delhi visiting Red Fort and thereafter a rickshaw
drive up to Jama Masjid through the busy streets of Chandni chowk. Thereafter
continue to visit India Gate and Govt. Buildings, Humayuns Tomb and Qutab
Minar. Overnight in Delhi.
Day 03 : Jaipur :
Travel by good roads to Jaipur reaching by lunch time ( 260 kms 6 hrs drive).
Afternoon city tour to see the Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), the ancient 18th
century Observatory, the huge City Palace, Markets and Bazaars. Overnight in
Day 04 : Jaipur :
Early morning visit to the Fort of Amer which was the capital of ancient Rajputs.
Ride up to the gates on elephant back and explore the great fortress palace
buildings. Afternoon free at leisure. Overnight in Jaipur.
Day 05 : Agra :
In the morning continue by road via the superb ruined city of Fatehpur Sikri
to Agra ( 240 kms 6 hrs). In the evening visit the exquisite Taj Mahal and relish
the spectacular sight at sunset. Overnight in Agra.
Day 06 : Agra :
Full day city tour of Agra. Visit Sikandra, the tomb of the great Mughal Emperor
Akbar, the Agra Fort with private chambers of Shahjehan. You will also have
the chance to visit the shops of marble inlay and observe craftsmen at inlay
work. Overnight in Agra.
Day 07 : Orcha :
Early morning transfer to railway station to board Shatabdi Express train to
Jhansi. Visit Orchha (20 kms) where you see the Ramraja Temple and the Chaturbhuj
Temple and also witness murals at Jehangiri palace. Overnight at Orchha.
Day 08 : Khajuraho :
In the morning drive from Orchha to Khajuraho (180 kms-4 hrs drive). In the
afternoon visit the
temples. These temples were built between 9th century and 12th century A.D.
and are the most exquisite specimen of Hindu architecture and sculpture in medieval
India. Though erotic sculptures are the main attraction to common visitor, these
erotic figures are only part of sublime and sensuality. Overnight in Khajuraho.
Day 09 : Varanasi :
Transfer to airport for flight to Varanasi. In the afternoon excursion to Sarnath
- 10 kms from Varanasi, one of the major Buddhist centres. Take a look at magnificent
stupa and mighty stone pillar erected by the legendry king Ashoka. Overnight
Day 10 : Varanasi - Delhi :
Early morning boat ride in the river Ganges to apprise you of the various Hindu
rituals taking place at the bathing ghats, also witness the wonderful sunrise
from the river Ganges. On the way back you will visit the Bharat Mata temple,
the exteriors of Vishwanath temple and the Durga temple in the holy city of
Varanasi. Early evening proceed to the airport to connect flight for Delhi.
On arrival in Delhi transfer to the international airport to connect flight
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