"Tour Operators in India"
Day 01 :: Delhi
On arrival at Delhi international airport, welcome and transfer to hotel
for overnight stay.
Day 02 :: Delhi / Mandawa
drive to Mandawa. On arrival check-in hotel. Later visit the region of
Shekhawati - Mandawa, Dundlod, Nawalgarh, Fatehpur, etc. Mandawa Town was
founded in 1755 by Thakur Nawal Singh and is still the home of his
descendants. Mandawa houses a collection of armories, costumes of ancestors,
canons from 1820, ancient coins, numismatic, collection and many other
interesting items preserved in a museum. Mandawa has beautiful frescoes,
havelis & mansions. Overnight in hotel.
Day 03 :: Mandawa / Jaipur
After breakfast drive to Jaipur. On arrival check-in hotel. Afternoon
proceed for half day tour of Jaipur city the capital city of the state of
Rajasthan popularly known as "Pink City". The buildings in the old
walled city are constructed in pink-colored sandstone. Overnight in hotel.
Day 04 :: Jaipur
After breakfast leave for excursion to Amber Fort, enjoy elephant ride up
the hill on which the fort is situated. Afternoon free at leisure. Overnight
Day 05 :: Jaipur - Agra
After breakfast drive to Agra en-route visiting Fatehpur Sikri built by
emperor Akbar in 1569 and later abandoned due to scarcity of water. On
arrival in Agra check-in hotel. Afternoon visit the world famous Taj Mahal,
Agra fort & Tomb of Itmad - ud- daula. Overnight stay at hotel.
06 :: Agra / Jhansi / Khajuraho
Early morning transfer to Agra Cantt railway station to board train
Shatabdi express for Jhansi dep: 0800, arr: 1024. On arrival in Jhansi,
proceed to Khajuraho (172 kms / 4 hrs approx) en-route visit Orchha. Proceed
to Khajuraho. On arrival check-in hotel. Later proceed for city tour of
Khajuraho visiting eastern & western group of temples. These temples are
superb example of Indo-Aryan architecture constructed by Chandella rulers in
the 10th century A.D. they have a fantastic range of sculptures including
sensuous and erotic themes north block temples. Overnight in hotel.
Day 07 :: Khajuraho / Varanasi
After early breakfast visit south block temples. Later transfer to airport
for flight to Varanasi. On arrival transfer to hotel. Evening "Deepmala
tour " - a special tour where boat ride is given on river ganges around
sunset and earthen lamps are floated on the river. Return to hotel for
Day 08 :: Varanasi
Early morning boat excursion on the holy River Ganges to see the sunrise
and morning prayers. Also see bathing ghats & cremation site. Watch
people bathing & worshipping at the ghats which is one of the most
extraordinary experiences of a visit to India. Return to hotel enroute
visiting the small lanes and temples near the ghats. Breakfast at hotel.
Later shory sight-seeing tour of Varanasi. Afternoon excursion to Sarnath.
Overnight in hotel.
Day 09 :: Varanasi / Kathmandu
Transfer to airport for Kathmandu Flight. Arrive & transfer to hotel.
Evening free at leisure. Overnight in hotel.
10 :: Kathmandu
Morning city sight-seeing tour visiting the Durbar square, Hanuman Dhoka,
the ancient royal residential quarter, Machhender Bahlholy place for the
Buddhists & Hindus, temple house of Kumari the Vestal Virgin or the
living Goddess and Patan visiting the Old Newar city, the historic Durbar
square, see the goldengate, the sky piercing temple of Teleju & the
statue of Yogendra Malla, other temples and old windows and carved balconies
and also visit Swayambhunath, the 2500 years old Buddhist temple. Afternoon
Day 11 :: Kathmandu
Day free at leisure.
Day 12 :: Kathmandu
Day free at leisure.
Day 13 :: Kathmandu / Delhi
Transfer to airport for Delhi flight. On arrival transfer to hotel for
Day 14 :: Delhi/Onward Destination
After breakfast leave for full day city tour visiting Qutub Minar, India
gate (war memorial), Lakshminarayan Temple - modern Hindu temple, drive past
President's House, Parliament House & Secretariat Building. Afternoon
sight-seeing of Old Delhi visit Rajghat & Shanti Vana (the cremation
sites of Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru), Jama Masjid and drive past
Red fort and Chandni Chowk. Await transfer to international airport for
flight to onward destination.