India Historical Tour
DAY 01 ARRIVE DELHI
Arriving Delhi - The capital of India. Meet and Greet at the
Airport. Transfer to Hotel for check in. Break fast at the hotel.
Afternoon take a city tour of New Delhi & Old Delhi visiting
Qutub Minar, Humayun Tomb, India Gate, Parliament House, President
House, Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Rajghat. Evening witness "Sound
& Light" show at Red Fort to get a glimpse of the History of
the Fort. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 02 DELHI / AGRA
After breakfast, check out from the Hotel and drive down to
Agra. On arrival, check in into the Hotel. Afternoon proceed
for sightseeing tour of Agra city visiting the famous Taj Mahal,
one of the seven wonders of the world. The Taj Mahal was built
in memory of Shah Jehan's wife Mumtaz Mahal who died after 17
years of marriage. It is a monument, which has drawn upon the
creativity and skills of engineers and craftsmen from many parts
of the world. Then we will visit to Agra Fort, which was started
by Emperor Akbar in 1565 and completed by his grandson, Shah
Jehan. The fort walls, stretching over 2.5 km are surrounded
by a 10-meter wide moat. Over night at hotel.
DAY 03 AGRA / GWALIOR
Early morning check out from the hotel and transfer to Agra
Railway Station to board the train to the fort city of Gwalior,
home of the famous Scindia dynasty. Breakfast on board. Upon
arrival transfer to hotel for check in. Afternoon half-day tour
of the spectacular fort with its riot of colorful tile work
and outstanding stonework, Teli ka Mandir, Museum etc. overnight
DAY 04 GWALIOR / JHANSI / ORCHHA
After breakfast, check out from the hotel and transfer to Gwalior
Railway Station to board the train for Jhansi. On arrival drive
to Orchha .Once the capital of the Bundelas, Orchha is now just
a village set amidst a complex of well-preserved temples and
palaces. It was built by Bir Singh Deo in 1531. En-route visit
Jhansi Fort and Rani Mahal Museam at Jhansi. The drive to Orchha
also takes you to the Jehangir mahal - the largest of the palaces,
Raj mahal with its murals and the Raj Praveen mahal built near
a garden, Dinman Hardaul`s palace, Ram Raja Temple with its
lofty spires and Chaturbhuj temple. Upon arrival, check in at
hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
05 ORCHHA / KHAJURAHO
After breakfast, check out from the hotel and leisurely drive
down to Khajuraho, once the capital of the Chandela kingdom,
famous for temples built in Indo Aryan Architecture. Upon arrival,
check in at Hotel. Day at leisure. Overnight at Hotel.
After breakfast take a tour of full day sight seeing of famous
temples visiting Lakhshmana Temple dedicated to lord Vishnu,
the lakshmi and Varaha temples dedicated to Vishnu's consort
lakshmi, the Khandariya mahadev temple dedicated to Lord Shiva
and the Chausath Yogini temple dedicated to goddess Kali and
the Jain temples of Parsvnath, Adinath, Shanti nath. Visit the
Archaeological museum with its collection of stone sculptures
of the Chandela dynasty and the Hindu temples of Vamana and
Brahma/Hanuman both dedicated to lord Vishnu. Overnight at hotel.
07 KHAJURAHO / VARANASI
After breakfast, check out from Hotel and transfer to Airport
to connect flight to Varanasi, India's oldest inhabited city
known as the city of Temples and Ghats and of course the lifeline
of India, the River Ganges. On arrival check in at Hotel. Evening
free and overnight at Hotel.
After breakfast, take a half day tour visiting Benaras Hindu
University, Birla Temple, Durga Temple, Bharat Mata mandir,
etc. Evening enjoy the cultural show and dinner on Bazra (a
small house boat) river ganges. Overnight at hotel.
09 VARANASI ( SARNATH )
Early morning boat ride on river Ganges to see the beautiful
sunrise at Ganges.After the boat ride see the holi ghats & temples.
Afternoon visit Sarnath, a famous Budhist pilgrim where
Lord Budhdha gave his first sermon to his disciples. Evening
free and overnight at hotel.
10 VARANASI / DELHI
After breakfast, morning free. Afternoon check out from the
hotel and transfer to Railway Station to board the train for
Upon arrival, transfer to hotel and check in. Breakfast at hotel.
Day free for shopping and visiting Lotus temple, Delhi Haat,
etc. Late evening check out from the hotel and transfer to International
Airport for onward destination.
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