Major Attractions: Gigantic Palaces/Forts, Boat ride at Ganges, The Taj Mahal, Khajuraho Temples, Elephant ride at Amber Fort, Visit of 8 UNESCO world Heritage sites, Ancient Temples, Durbar Square and the Bodhnath
The two beautiful South-Asian countries India and its neighbor Nepal, both rich in culture and scenery, can be combined in a tour package that will make you savor every moment and make every penny worth it. You will be brought through an area of grandeur history and spirituality of India, before being revealed to the rugged Himalayan landscape of Nepal's magical capital, Kathmandu.
On arriving at Delhi airport, you will be welcomed and assisted by our representative and transferred to the hotel to check-in. The rest of the time is kept free to recover from jetlag. Stay overnight at the hotel.
The morning after breakfast, proceed for a daylong sightseeing tour of Delhi. Visit the famous historical monuments of Delhi such as Qutub Minar, Raj Ghat, Jama Masjid, Red Fort, Rashtrapati Bhawan, India Gate, and Humayun Tomb. You can also enjoy a cycle rickshaw ride from Jama Masjid to Chandni Chowk. A cultural evening with folk dances would be pleasing. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Delhi - Jaipur (272 kms/5 hours)
After early morning breakfast, we will drive up to the Pink City of India i.e. Jaipur. On arrival, check-in at the hotel.
After brief leisure proceeds for half-day-long sightseeing of Jaipur visiting the Maharaja's City Palace (the home of the erstwhile royal family) and Hawa Mahal (the Palace of Winds, built-in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh). Evening enjoys a rickshaw ride followed by a walking tour in the colorful markets of the old walled city. You may also attend the heart-rendering prayers at the Govind Deo Ji temple, which is located near Chandra Mahal- The living home of the royal family of Jaipur.
Stay overnight at your hotel.
Morning after breakfast proceed for the excursion to Amber Fort. [Set in a picturesque location, Amber is a fascinating blend of Hindu and Muslim architecture. Built (in the 16th century by Raja Man Singh) in red sandstone and white marble, the palace complex has some very interesting apartments of interest.]. You may enjoy an elephant ride (optional) to ascend the Fort.
In the evening, we will head straight to the famous Chokhi Dani - a Village Theme resort - to enjoy a traditional Rajasthani dinner served with utmost love and traditions and get an experience of the village life of Rajasthan.
Jaipur - Agra (235 kms/4 hours)
The morning after breakfast you will be driven to Agra, en-route visiting Fatehpur Sikri. The highlight of Fatehpur Sikri, Bulund Darwaza, is known to be the largest gateway in the world. Later proceed further and on arrival at Agra, check-in at your hotel. After brief leisure, proceed to visit the magnificent and gigantic Agra Fort (a UNESCO world heritage monument). Stay overnight in Agra.
Agra - Jhansi - Orchha
Early morning,proceed to visit the amazing Taj Mahal during Sunrise. Taj Mahal is counted as one of the most beautiful monuments of the world and it looks more beautiful at sunrise. During sunrise, you may witness the magical effects caused by the reflections of the changing colors of the rising Sun on this brilliant white marble building.
Later take a morning train from Agra to Jhansi (2 ½ hrs) and 30 min. drive further to Orchha. A medieval city, Orchha is famous for its temples, fort, and palaces. On arrival, check-in at your hotel and later explore the city.
The morning after breakfast, proceed to Khajuraho. A world heritage site, Khajuraho is a famous temple city of Madhya Pradesh. On arrival, check-in at your hotel. Evening enjoys Sound & Light show at Western group of Temples. Stay overnight at your hotel.
Khajuraho â€“ Fly to Varanasi
Post breakfast, proceed for the guided sightseeing tour of Khajuraho. Visit the famous western and southern group of temples which are famous for their erotic images. Later, take a flight to Varanasi, the famous temple city of the country located on the banks of the holy river Ganga. You will be assisted at Varanasi airport and transferred to your hotel to check-in. After brief leisure, you may take a walking tour of the few Ghats and narrow back-lanes to feel the pulse of this most sacred place. In the evening visit the Ghat to see the Aarti of the holy Ganga River.
Morning take a boat ride at river Ganges to witness holy rituals on Ghats. A very spiritual experience! You would see various cremation Ghats during the span of this boat ride, which offers a peep into the living traditions of one of the world's oldest religions, Hinduism. Watch the sun rising on the riverfront which is spiritually quite uplifting. Later in the day visit the Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Benaras Hindu University, Sarnath, Gyanvapi Mosque, and other important monuments of the city. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Varanasi â€“ Fly to Kathmandu
On arrival at Kathmandu Airport, you will be welcomed and assisted by our representative and will be transferred to your hotel to check-in. Being the capital city of Nepal, Kathmandu is the center of beautiful monuments, temples, and heritage buildings. After brief leisure, you may enjoy a walking tour in the colorful markets. Stay overnight at your hotel.
Morning after breakfast enjoy a tour of Kathmandu, including Durbar Square and the golden Swayambunath Stupa, one of the world’s most magnificent Buddhist stupas said to be over 2,000 years old. Later also visit the Boudhanath & Pashupatinath.
Stay overnight at your hotel.
Kathmandu â€“ Fly to Delhi
Morning after breakfast, you will be transferred to Katmandu airport to board a direct flight to Delhi for your onward journey. Tour ends.