Classical Tour of India

Delhi, Jaipur, Agra, Gwalior, Orchha, Khajuraho, Varanasi, Delhi

10 Night / 11 Days

Classical Tour of India

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Day 01 Arrive Delhi 
Arrive at Delhi airport. Upon arrival you will be welcomed in Indian traditional style by our representative who will escort you to your Hotel. Day is free to relax after a long flight. Overnight stay at Delhi.

Day 02 Delhi City Tour 
After breakfast, sightseeing of Delhi starts. Delhi has two part Old & New Delhi. We will take you through old forts, mosques and colorful streets. Drive pass through the Red Fort which was constructed by the Great Mughal emperor Shahjahan in1638-48 AD. Visit to one of the largest mosque in India - Jama Masjid which was constructed by Emperor Shah Jahan between 1644- 56 AD. After Old Delhi drive we head to the modern New Delhi. Visit to Rajghat, the crimination place of Mahatma Gandhi, Drive past India Gate which was built in the memory of Indian and British soldiers who lost their lives in World War I and Afghan wars. The names of soldiers are inscribed on the walls of the memorial. Rashtapati Bhawan (President House) which is the official home to the President of India and has 340 rooms making it the largest residence. Later take a visit to the Qutab Minar built in 1193 AD a 73 m high tower making it the highest stone tower in India .Sightseeing of Delhi ends with visit to Lotus Temple which is a very attractive architectural marvel of the Bahai faith. Temple is set among beautiful pools and gardens and visitors get an impression of a floating half open lotus flower bounded by its outspread leaves. Overnight stay at Delhi. 

Day03: Delhi to Jaipur 
Today after breakfast drive to Pink city Jaipur, 256 Kims from Delhi.Jaipur is the capital of the historical and royal state of Rajasthan. The city is remarked for its fabulous architecture and spirit of the people. Overnight stay at Jaipur. 

Day 04 Jaipur City Tour 
After breakfast drive for excursion to stunning hill Amber fort in the outskirts of Jaipur. You can climb up to the fort by Elephant ride like a royal family. Amber fort is the romantic Rajasthan fort palace. The construction was started by Maharaj Man Singh I in1592AD.He was the Rajput commander of Akbar. Enjoy visit to breathtaking palaces, complexes, halls, pavilions and Gardens at Amber fort. later visit water palace, City palace museum, observatory built between 1727-34 AD is a noteworthy collection of traditional astronomical instruments, Hawa mahal or the Palace of winds built in 1799 AD to enable royal household ladies to watch the life and street procession of the city with its 953 small niche windows, Albert hall and Birla temple and day free at leisure / shopping. Overnight at the hotel Jaipur.

Day05: Jaipur to Agra 
Today after breakfast drive to Agra. On the way visit Fatehpur Sikri 180km away from Jaipur which would function as a joint capital of Agra, today its ghost city. The greatest Mughal Emperor Akbar shifted his capital from Agra to Fatehpur Sikri as a mark of respect to the famous Sufi saint Sheikh Salem Chisti, who had predicted the birth of his son. Later the capital was shifted back to Agra because shortage of water at Fatehpur Sikri. Drive to Agra in the evening. Overnight stay at Agra

Day06: Agra City Tour 
Agra is famous as being home to one of the seven wonder of the world the Taj Mahal once the capital of Mughal Empire. Enjoy visit to glorious Tajmahal inimitable poem in white marble is the finest expression of love of an emperor for his queen. The Taj Mahal was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaj Mahal, who died during Childbirth, the great Love bond inspired Shah Jahan to construct Taj Mahal , it took not less than 22 years and total 20,000 people from India and central Asia worked on the building. Specialists were brought from as far as Europe to produce the quested marble screens and pietra dure (Marble inlay work) and thousands of semiprecious stone on the monument .The fact about Taj Mahal is that it changes its color depending upon the intensity of light falling on it. Overnight stay at Agra

Day07 Agra to Gwalior 
After breakfast take you railway station board the super fast train. Just a few hours from Agra by train or road. Gwalior famous for its old and large fort within fort walls is several interesting temples and ruined palaces as cradle of Indian Dynasties. Arrive Gwalior and enjoy sightseeing of Gwalior city visiting Gwalior Fort rising 100m above the town the hilltop fort is an astonishing 3km long and spared views one of the most invincible forts in India. The Gwalior Fort was honored by the Mughal Emperor Babur as the pearl in the necklace of India. Visit double storied Man Mandir Palace famous for stone carving and latticework, Teli ka Mandir - a 9th Centaury edifice towering 100 feet high is an amazing blend of Muslim and Hindu architecture. Sass Bahu Ka Mandir is another architectural gem at Gwalior Fort. Later visit Jai Vilas Palace & Museum, still residence of the Royal family. The Palace has rich collection of Belgian cut Glass furniture, stuffed Tigers, a Rolls Royce on rails, German bubble car etc.The Palace have astonishing architectural blend of Tuscan, Italian and Corinthian styles and imposing interiors. Overnight stay at Gwalior

Day08 Gwalior to Khajuraho 
Morning board the superfast train to Jhansi (2 Hours Journey). Arrive Jhansi and transfer to Orchha a quiet hamlet, which means hidden place it is 18 Kms from Jhansi. Situated on the banks of River Betwa, Orchha is noted for its scenic beauty, and no doubt historical structures of Orchha are a witness to its glorious past and retain its medieval charm. Enjoy sightseeing tour of Orchha visiting Jahangir Palace A tiered palace, crowned with graceful domed pavilions, Raj Mahal another Palace famous for its stunning beauty, The Sheesh Mahal, Raja Ram Temples, Chaturbhuj Temple and Laxminarayan Temple. Continue to Khajuraho 178 Kms from Orchha.Overnight stay at Khajuraho. 

Day 09 Khajuraho Sightseeing (Fly to Varanasi) 
Khajuraho Temple Complex- a UNESCO world heritage site, famous for its Kama sutra temples are Indias unique gift to the world. These Temple were constructed between ninth and tenth century and highlights the existential ethos in religion that venerates yoga and bhoga. Yoga is the union of the self with the Almighty, while bhoga is the path to God through physical pleasures. The temples at Khajuraho, dedicated to physical love and pleasure, are a testimony to this philosophy. Out of 85 original temples 22 have survived till today to constitute one of the greatest artistic wonders of the world. Enjoy visit to Western and Eastern Groups of temples of Khajuraho. Later fly to Varanasi- oldest living cities in the world and most sacred city in Hinduism. Evening participate in the grand Aarti ceremony on sacred Ghats of Ganges. Overnight stay at hotel Varanasi 

Day10 Varansi Sightseeing & Excursion to Sarnath 
Morning start the day with a boat ride on the holy river Ganges to experience early sacred rituals and offerings on Ghats. After breakfast enjoy temple and city tour of Varanasi visiting, Durga Temple, Sankat Mochan Temple, Bharat Mata Temple and Benaras Hindu University. Later in the day enjoy excursion tour to Sarnath 10 Kims from Varanasi, where Lord Buddha preached his sermon after attaining enlighten. Visit Dhamekh Stupa built by Emperor Ashoka in 249 BC and Chaukhandi Stupa built in 5th century AD, Sarnath Archaeological Museum has an impressive collection of artifacts collected from the excavation site of Sarnath, including Indias national emblem- the Ashoka Stambh. Overnight stay at Varanasi 

Day 11: Varanasi - Fly to Delhi. Departure transfer from Delhi 
Fly to Delhi and in time transfer to International terminal for your flight back to Home / Next Destination.

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