North India Cultural Tour North India cultural tour offers an insight into the heritage of North India. Come and enjoy your cultural vacations!
Day 01: Arrival at Delhi
You'll be received by our travel executive when you arrive at Delhi's international airport. From there, you'll be escorted to the hotel and a check-in will be made. Freshen up and unwind in your comfy rooms. Night stay will be at the hotel.
Day 02: Delhi
Your day will start with a lip-smacking breakfast, after which a full day sightseeing tour will be made, beginning with Old Delhi. Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk, Raj Ghat, Ferozshah Kotla, Shanti Van, Shakti Sthal, and Vir Bhumi are the major places of interest. Thereafter, you'll be visiting the attractions of New Delhi, which include India Gate, Rashtrapati Bhawan, Lodhi Gardens, Humayun's Tomb, Bahai Temple, Qutub Minar, Central Secretariat buildings, and Laxmi Narayan Temple. The day will end with a drive back to the hotel for a relaxing sleep.
Day 03: Delhi - Alwar
After a filling morning meal, you'll journey to the hilly, traditional city of Alwar. Upon arriving, a check-in at the hotel will be made. A half day city tour will follow up next. Popular attractions of this picturesquely majestic city include Vinay Vilas Palace, City Palace Museum, Sariska Tiger Reserve, and Bala Quila. Night stay will be at the hotel.
Day 04: Alwar - Jaipur
A delicious breakfast will be followed by a drive to Jaipur, the Pick City. By noon, you'll reach Jaipur and quickly make a check-in. A half-day city tour will be made, wherein you'll explore Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Jantar Mantar, Rambagh Palace, Jal Mahal, Nahargarh Fort and Jaigarh Fort. To spend the night, you'll be dropped at the hotel in the evening.
Day 05: Jaipur
Enjoy the traditional delights served at breakfast in the hotel. Henceforth, a trip to the colossal Amber Fort, located in the outskirts of Jaipur, will be made. To reach the hill fortress, you'll take an elephant ride in true Maharaja style. Explore the majestic palace enclosed within the bastion for its unique blend of Muslim and Hindu architectural techniques. Return to the city and spend the remaining day at leisure.
Day 06: Jaipur - Agra
After a sumptuous breakfast, you'll leave for Agra. A stopover will be made at Fatehpur Sikri. Here, you'll visit Panch Mahal, Buland Darwaza, Tomb of Salim Chishti, Diwan-i-Aam and Diwan-i-Khas. After a journey of about 5 hours covering 221 km, you'll arrive at your destination. Check in to the hotel and spend the night.
Day 07: Agra - Khajuraho
Following an appetizing breakfast, you'll be visiting the popular tourist spots of Agra, such as Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah. Thereafter, you'll be transferred to Delhi to fly off to Khajuraho, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Upon arrival, our representative will receive and escort you to the hotel. Check in and relax for the night.
Day 08: Khajuraho - Varanasi
Enjoy the tantalizing breakfast served at the hotel. Soon after, you'll be taken for a tour of the magnificent, sandstone temples of Khajuraho. These are divided into three geographical zones: western, eastern and southern. In the afternoon, you'll be driven to Varanasi. Arrival will be in late evening. Check in at the hotel and call it a day with a restful sleep.
Day 09: Varanasi
Early in the morning, you'll be taken to Dasaswamedh Ghat. A boat ride on the sacred River Ganges will enable you to view the cremation Ghats and witness the living traditions of one of the world's oldest and most important religions, Hinduism. Return to the hotel for breakfast, after which a city tour will be made. Major places of tourist interest include Kashi Vishwanath Temple, New Vishwanath Temple, Panchganga Ghat, Ramnagar Museum, Alamgir Mosque, and Banaras Hindu University. Overnight will be spent at the hotel.
Day 10: Varanasi - Delhi Departure
A delectable breakfast will be followed by a drive to Sarnath, a significant temple city sited 13 km from Varanasi. Ashoka Pillar, Chaukhandi Stupa, Thai Temple, Deer Park, Dhamek Stupa, and Sarnath Archaeological Museum are the most visited attractions here. You'll then return back to Varanasi and be dropped at the airport to catch a flight to Delhi for a connecting flight to onward destination.
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Price validity - 01 Oct 2014 to 31 March 2015 - except Dec 22 to Jan 05
Price validity - 15 Apr 2014 to 30 Sep 2014
09 Nights accommodation on Twin/ Double Sharing at above mentioned hotels as per package.
Any meal unless specified above (lunch/dinner), Personal nature expenses like telephone /laundry bills etc.