North India Classical Tour

(Delhi - Jaipur - Agra - Orchha- Khajuraho - Varanasi - Delhi)

(09 nights - 10 days)
 
Day 01: Arrive Delhi
As you arrive in Delhi for the start of the North India Classical Tour, you will be received by the warmest of welcomes at the airport from where you would be escorted to the pre-booked hotel of your choice by our very own tour representative.
 
Day 02: Delhi 
After breakfast guide will take you to Old Delhi, the 17th century walled city of Shah Jahanabad, Visiting the great Jama Masjid, the principal mosque of Old Delhi. Built in the year 1656 AD by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, it is the largest & best known mosque in India. Later we take a rickshaw ride through Chandi Chowk, the old marketplace of old Delhi then to reach Red Fort, built in the year 1648 by Shah Jehan. 
Further we drive past India Gate, memorial built in the year 1931 to commemorate the Indian soldiers who died in the World War I & the Afghan Wars. We will also visit Humayun's Tomb, memorial of Mughal Emperor Humayun, built in the year 1562. The complex is a World Heritage Site & the first example of this type of Mughal architecture in India. Qutub Minar built in the year 1206 by Qutub-ud-din Aibek. It is the tallest (72m) brick minaret in the world. Qutub Minar & its monuments are listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Overnight Hotel in Delhi.
 
Day 03: Delhi - Jaipur 
Early morning drive to Jaipur, popularly known as Pink City, the flamboyant & colourful capital of Rajasthan. The city was founded in the year 1728 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the ruler of Amber. With its rich & colourful past, resplendent with tales of valour & bravery it is now one of the most important heritage cities in India. An evening excursion to Chokhi Dhani complex, ethnic village resort located at a distance of 15 km from Jaipur. Rajasthani village atmosphere is recreated on the sprawling ground & includes the entertainment by folk dancers & musicians. Later drive back to hotel.
 
Day 04: Jaipur 
Full Day Tour of City Palace, a perfect blend of Rajasthani & Mughal architecture. The center of the palace is a seven-storied building called Chandra Palace, with fine views over the gardens & the city. We also visit Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), a five-storied structure of pink sandstone. It was built in the year 1799. Afternoon takes an excursion to Amber Fort; the palace complex which stands to this date was commenced under the reign of Raja Man Singh. Enjoy an Elephant ride to reach the Fort situated on the hill, an overwhelming experience.
 
Day 05: Jaipur - Agra via Fatehpur Sikri 
After breakfast drive to Agra, en route we will visit Fatehpur Sikri (Ghost Capital) was the political capital of India's Mughal Empire under Akbar's reign. Taj Mahal, symbol of eternal love, was built by the 5th Mughal Emperor, Shah Jahan in the year 1631 in memory of his wife, Mumtaz Mahal. It was completed in 22 years. Agra Fort, taken over from the Lodhis by the Mughal Emperor Akbar in the late 16th century. We will also visit Sikandara, Akbar's tomb. His son Jahangir completed the construction of the tomb in the year 1613. Taj Mahal, Agra Fort & Fatehpur Sikri, all three are UNESCO World Heritage sites. Overnight at Agra hotel.
 
Day 06: Agra-Gwalior-Orchha
After having breakfast at Agra hotel drive to Orchha enroute stop at Gwalior visit the famous Gwalior Fort and Man Mandir palace. Drive further to Orchha by car and checkin to hotel.Take a Tour of this historical site with magnificent temples and monuments. Also must visit Ram Raja temple, palace-turned-temple with soaring spires & palatial architecture. Some of the Palaces were decorated with painted murals, which represent the finest flowering of the Bundela school of Painting. Overnight stay at the hotel.
 
Day 07: Orchha-Khajuraho
Morning we continue our drive to Khajuraho, built between 950-1050 AD by the mighty warrior kings of the Chandela dynasty, a truly inspired burst of creativity. Contain stunningly explicit erotic sculptures. Visit Khajuraho temples, famous for the magnificent carvings depicting numerous exotic postures of the famous Kamasutra, ancient Indian work on sex. Only 22 temples survive of the 85 originally built. In fact, worship is still done today in the Matangeshwara temple, continuing an unbroken 1000 year tradition, is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Overnight Hotel – Khajuraho.
 
Day 08: Khajuraho - Varanasi (Flight) 
After breakfast visit Temple to perform Aarti (Prayer). Proceed to airport to take a flight to Varanasi, picturesquely situated on the banks of holy river Ganga. The city is the Oldest Living City of the World & traces of its existence are found around 10000 BC. Other than being a very holy city for Hindus, it also holds a very significant association with Buddha's life & Buddhism. Evening is free. Overnight at hotel.
 
Day 09: Varanasi 
After breakfast an excursion to Sarnath, the site of the deer park where Gautama Buddha is said to have given his first sermon about the basic principles of Buddhism. It has been a premier centre for Buddhism & has a rich collection of ancient Buddhist relics & antiques comprising numerous Buddha & Bodhisattva images on display at the Archaeological Museum. Afternoon visit other places of interest. Overnight at hotel.
 
Day 10: Varanasi - Delhi (Flight)
Get up early in the morning and your day start with a boat ride on the river Ganges. Rise before dawn & step gingerly in the boat as the boatman starts rowing the boat. Witness the daily miracle to unfold, as the Sun appears triumphantly over the horizon. The sound of conches & temple bells add to the delicate pink fabric of dawn. The formerly hushed murmuring of ancient Sanskrit Shlokas (hymns) now rises, in one voice, to a crescendo of unparalleled piety & joy. Come back to the hotel for breakfast and later you explore the city by foot to get the feel of this oldest living city of the world. Next we take the flight to Delhi, upon arrival Transfer to Airport for onward Destination.

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