North India & Varanasi
(7 Nights /8 Days)

DELHI > JAIPUR > AGRA > KHAJURAHO > VARANASI

Day 01. Arrive Delhi.

On arrival you will met by our representative at the airport and transfer to the hotel. After noon sightseeing of old & New Delhi.

Sightseeing tour of Old Delhi begins with a visit to Jama Mosque, the largest mosque in India, built in 1650 AD. This is followed by a drive past the Red Fort (Closed on Mondays) (1639-48), built by Emperor Shah Jahan, creator of The Taj Mahal. Later proceed to Raj Ghat – the site of the memorial to Mahatma Gandhi.

After visiting the old Delhi proceed to New Delhi sightseeing begins with a drive past Safdarjang’s Tomb (1753 AD) while we are on the way to the Qutab Minar (1193 A.D.). This striking medieval tower of victory, built by the slave dynasty, is 73 m high. Within the Qutab complex, amidst the ruins of Quwatul- Islam mosque, stands the Iron pillar which has stood the vagaries of weather and has not rusted for over 1500 years. Continue your tour to visit the Humayun’s Tomb. Later drive through the Embassy area, Diplomatic enclave, stop for a quick photo shoot at India Gate and Rashtrapati Bhawan (Presidential Estate formerly Viceroy’s House) and Connaught Place, New Delhi’s main shopping area.

Return to the hotels & Overnight


Day 02. Delhi – Jaipur

After breakfast proceed to Jaipur (250 KM / 5 Hrs.). Arrive Jaipur. Check in at the hotel.

Afternoon Proceed for a city tour to visit the unique Jantar Mantar, which is a magnificent stone observatory built by Raja Jai Singh in 1728 and drive past the Hawa Mahal, an intriguing “Palace of Winds”. This was really a facade built in 1799, to allow royal ladies to view the city from the windows. Later visit the opulent City Palace, the former royal residence built in a blend of Rajasthani and Mughal style which has grand museums displaying an excellent collection of miniature paintings, costumes and armory.

(Please note – all monuments in Jaipur will be closed by 1630 hours).

Return to the hotel. Overnight at the Hotel.


Day 03. In Jaipur

Breakfast at the hotel. After Breakfast proceed for an excursion to Amer Fort, which is located 12 kms outside Jaipur. The original Palace was built by Raja Mansingh and later additions were made by Sawai Jai Singh. One of the finest example of Rajput architecture, it was the ancient capital of Kaisshawah rulers. Enjoy the ascent to the Palace on the back of a brightly caparisoned elephant. Visit the multiple chambers and hallways of the palace which are famous for their design and decorations. This unique capital of the erstwhile warrior kings of Rajasthan is a must on every tourist itinerary to the state.

Return to the hotel. After noon at leisure.

Overnight at the Hotel.


Day 04. Jaipur – Agra

Early Breakfast at the hotel. After early Breakfast Proceed to Agra visiting Fatehpur Sikri (250 KM/ 6Hrs) Fatehpur Sikri. This deserted, red sandstone city, built by Emperor Akbar, between 1570 and 1585, now glows in its magnificent past. This was once the capital of the Moghul Empire for a short period but later abandoned due to scarcity of water.

Here you will visit the BulundDarwaza (The Gate of Victory), which is said to be the tallest gateway in the world. In the northern part of the courtyard is the superb white marble tomb of the famous Sufi saint – Shaik Salim Chishti. This tomb was built in 1570 and legend says that the Moghul Emperor Akbar was without a male heir because of which he made a barefoot pilgrimage from Agra to  seek the blessings of this saint. The saint foretold the birth of a son, and in gratitude Akbar named his son Salim, who was later called by the title Jehangir.

Arrive Agra Check in at the Hotel.

Afternoon proceed for a city tour where you will experience the TAJ MAHAL (closed on Fridays). An extravagant marble monument of love, built by Shah Jahan in 1653 as a memorial to his queen Mumtaz Mahal. This beautiful mausoleum in pure white marble took 22 years and 22000 craftsmen to build. Continue your tour to the Agra Fort, the original red sandstone fort built by Moghul Emperor Akbar in 1565. The Forts maze of courtyards, its marble mosque and lavish private chambers reflect the grandeur of the Mughal Empire. Return to the hotel.

Overnight at the hotel


Day 05. Agra – Khajuraho

After early Tea / Coffee Proceed to the railway station. Depart Agra by Shatabdi Express at 08.00 Hrs. Arrive Jhansi at 10.45 Hrs. After the arrival visit Jhansi & Orchha Jhansi a historic city in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It lies in the region of Bundelkhand on the banks of the Pahuj River, in the extreme south of Uttar Pradesh. Orchha a town in Tikamgarh district of Madhya Pradesh state, India. The town was established by Rudra Pratap Singh sometime after 1501, as the seat of an eponymous former princely state of central India, in the Bundelkhand region. After the visit Proceed to Khajuraho (180 KM/5Hrs)

Arrive Khajuraho. Check in at the Hotel

Overnight at the Hotel.


Day 06 Kajuraho – Varanasi

Breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast visit The Western Group of Temples, the Eastern Group of Temples and the Southern Group of Temples. These temples are dedicated to several Hindu Gods and Goddesses along with deities in Jain beliefs. Among the temples that are standing till now, 6 are dedicated to Lord Shiva, 8 to Lord Vishnu, 1 each to Lord Ganesha and the Sun God, while 3 are dedicated to Jain Tirthankaras. The largest of the temples is the Kandariya Mahadeo Temple that is dedicated to the glory of lord Shiva. It makes Khajuraho one of the four holy sites dedicated to the glory of Lord Shiva, the other three being Gaya, Kashi and Kedarnath. Afternoon Transfer to the Airport & Depart to Varanasi

Arrive Varanasi. Check in at the Hotel

Overnight at the Hotel.


Day 07. In Varanasi

Early morning enjoys Tea & coffee at the hotel. Proceed for boat ride on the river Ganges. The best time to visit the Ghats is dawn when pilgrims take their morning dip. The most famous Ghat is the DasaswamedhGhat from where we begin this tour. Enjoy the boat ride while looking out for people on the Ghats – the women bathing discreetly in their sarees, the young men displaying prowess in yogic postures & the Brahmin priests offering prayers for one and all. Amidst all this you may also come across the burning Ghats which are cremation sites for the dead. Return to the hotel for Breakfast

Morning at leisure.

In the afternoon, visit the buried city of Sarnath, north east of Varanasi – it is as holy to Buddhists as Varanasi is to Hindus. Having achieved enlightenment at Bodhgaya, Buddha came to Sarnath to preach his message of the way to Nirvana. Later, Ashoka, the great Buddhist, emperor erected magnificent Stupas and monasteries at Sarnath. What is visible today are the ruins of a once flourishing Buddhist monastery and a fine museum which houses an excellent collection of Buddhist art and sculptures.

Return to the Hotel. Evening participate in Maha Aarti on River Ganges

Overnight at the Hotel


Day 08. Varanasi – Delhi

Breakfast at the Hotel. After breakfast transfer to the airport. Depart Varanasi – Delhi flight

Your wonderful vacation comes to an end!

Proceed to Delhi International Airport to connect to your onward flight, with wonderful memories to be cherished for a lifetime.

Package includes :

  • Return flights
  • 07 Nights’ accommodation on twin / double sharing basis as per the hotels mentioned above
  • 7 Breakfast & 7 Dinners
  • All sightseeing, excursions as mentioned in the itinerary by air conditioned Vehicle
  • Rail fare Agra – Jhansi by chair car.( Train seats are subject to available)
  • Government Service Taxes, Toll Taxes, City Taxes & Driver Allowances.
  • Local English Speaking Guide (For respective destination during sightseeing, wherever required
  • Entrance fees at monuments
  • Insolvency fund

Package does not include:

  • Any expenses of personal nature such as telephone calls, use of payable items in room mini bar, any kind of alcoholic non-alcoholic beverages (unless specified)
  • Cost incurred in obtaining visa, airport taxes, insurance etc.
  • Cost incurred in case of hospitalization or evacuation
  • Tips gratuities given to drivers/ guides, restaurant waiters etc.
  • Travel insurance
  • Vaccinations 
Note

NOTE:

Meals on arrival and departure days is subject to flight timing. Supplementary cost will be applicable if the travel date is during national holidays, festivals,Long weekends and New Year. Rates are subject to change in case of any changes in rate of exchange, Govt. taxes and availability. In case of Hotel unavailability similar category hotel will be provided. Enrico Travel Ltd reserves the right to change/modify the offer any Time without any prior notice.

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