Discover the well kept secrets, heritage, history and culture of India. For those who want to fall in love with India. It is for those this tour tries to go from the beaten track to much deeper inside slowly but surely. Days at Agra, Orchha, Khajuraho and Varanasi will only enhance this affair of realization. The realization that deeper you go into India, the more you love her. An affair worth to be remembered forever. In this you would discover the famous Golden triangle tour and also Ranthambhore and Bharatpur for jungle life in India.
Day 1Delhi arrival
Arrival at International Airport You will be assist by our Representative and Transferred to your Proposed Hotel. During the day explore the Delhi through an orientation tour. Stay Overnight at Hotel.
Day 2Delhi –Jaipur (270kms/5h40)
In the morning after having breakfast, drive towards pink city –Jaipur. On reaching Jaipur city, check-in into hotel for refreshment. Rest of the day at leisure; get prepared for next day city tour. Evening can be spent by attending evening aarti (worship) in famous temple of Jaipur city at Birla temple. Stay overnight at hotel.
In the morning after having breakfast, do local sightseeing of Jaipur city by visiting: Amer Fort, City Palace, HawaMahal, Jantar-mantar observatory, Jal Mahal.
Amer fort in Jaipur was built by King Mirja Raja Jai Singh & Sawai Jai Singh II (last king of fort Amer) in 1727. City palace in Jaipur city is located in heart of city. It is a 7 storied Palace made in Rajput and Mughal architecture with large halls, gardens, marble pawed galleries etc. There is a museum also their which offers glimpse of royal lifestyle of royal family like their costumes, arms, furnitures, vessels etc. Hawa Mahal was built in 1799 by Maharaja SawaiPratap Singh, having 5 storied semi – octagonal building with 152 windows with balconies. Jantar-mantar is an observatory built in 18th century by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II. Stay overnight at hotel.
Day 4Jaipur –Ranthambhore (177kms/4h20)
In the morning after having breakfast, check out from the hotel and drive to Ranthambore. Ranthambhore National Park lies at the junction of the Aravallis and the Vindhya. It is a unique example of natural and historical richness, standing out conspicuously in the vast, arid and denuded tract of eastern Rajasthan, barely 14 kilometers from Sawai Madhopur. Get in tune with the nature for a luxury holiday in the heart of the jungle. It has come to be known as “The land of the Tiger”, where most of the documented footage of this majestic beast has been recorded. On arrival, check in to the hotel. Stay overnight at hotel.
Wake up early morning and leave for Jungle Safari (Jeep ride) in the Ranthambore National Park. Track the tigers and other wildlife through the morning. Return back to the hotel for breakfast. Rest of the morning at leisure. In the afternoon, leave for 2nd Jungle Safari (Jeep ride). Stay overnight at hotel.
Day 6Ranthambhore –Bharatpur (249kms/5h15)
In the morning after having breakfast, check out from the hotel and drive to Bharatpur. Bharatpur is a fortress city founded in the 18th century.
When you arrive, check in to your hotel and have free time to rest in the late afternoon, journey to Deeg Palace, an opulent palace built in the mid-18th century by Raja Suraj Mal, the former king of Bharatpur. Explore the massive fortress and learn how this was the summer resort of Bharatpur royalty. Return to your hotel in the evening and enjoy the rest of the night at your leisure. Stay overnight at hotel.
Day 7Bharatpur –FatehpurSikri –Agra (67 kms/1 h 50)
In the morning after having breakfast, start your day with Sound Relaxation-Soothing Forest Birds, Green Nature and fresh air. On arrival at national park, you may explore the national park by cycle rickshaw. The Keoladeo National Park formerly known as Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary in bharatpur, Rajasthan. Over 230 species of birds are known to have made the Bird Park their home. This is spread in 29 Km area. It was declared a protected sanctuary in 1971. It is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Every year thousands of migratory waterfowl visit the park for wintering breeding. The Sanctuary is one of the richest bird areas in the world. It is known for nesting of its resident birds and visiting migratory birds including water birds. The rare Siberian cranes used to come in winter in this park for breeding.
Later drive to Agra city with en-route visit to Fatehpur Sikri (just at the threshold of Agra city). Fatehpur means ‘city of victory’ and Sikri was a small village during that time. UNESCO World Heritage Site: FatehpurSikri is an abandoned city of Mughals, came into existence during reign of Akbar in 16th century. It remains capital of Mughal dynasty for 10 years. Jama Masjid Mosque in Fatehpur Sikri is the largest one in world. With the grace of Muslim sufi saint Salim Chisti who resides the small village called Sikri, close to Agra. It is about 26 miles from Agra city. Stay overnight at hotel.
Note: The Taj Mahal remains close on every Friday.
In the morning visit Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Commissioned by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, it was built in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz. Enjoy the mesmerizing beauty of Taj, during sunrise.
Later visit the Agra fort – the rusty and majestic red-sandstone fort of Agra stands on the banks of the river Yamuna and the construction was started by Emperor Akbar in 1566. The crescent-shaped fort with its 20-metre high, 2.4-km outer walls contains a maze of buildings that form a small city within a city and Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah. Stay overnight at hotel.
Day 9Agra – Jhansi (by Train) –Orchha
In the morning after having breakfast, you will be transferred to the railway station for board your day train to Jhansi.
On arrival at Jhansi railway station you will be welcomed by our representative or driver who will then drive you to the Orchha, situated on the bank of Betwa River.
Check into the hotel. Remaining time will be on leisure. Stay overnight at hotel.
Day 10Orchha –Khajuraho (182 kms/4 h 11)
In the morning after having breakfast, move out for sightseeing of monuments made during Bundela dynasty in Orchha.
Orchha sightseeing includes visit to Jehangir fort, situated on the bank of Betwa river. Here Jehangir (son of Emperor Akbar) spent just one night. In addition to these visit cenotaphs, Ram temple etc.
Take lunch in Orchha and then drive towards Khajuraho. On reaching Khajuraho, check-in into the hotel. Enjoy evening light & sound show held in Khajuraho temple complex.
Stay overnight at hotel.
Day 11Khajuraho –Varanasi (by domestic flight)
In the morning after having breakfast, do sightseeing of world famous Khajuraho temples. Khajuraho temple complexes are divided in to 3 groups: Western group of temples, Eastern group of temples & Southern group of temples. Khajuraho were built during 9th & 10th century using white sand stone depicting magnificent work of sculpture.
Afternoon check-out from hotel to board flight for Varanasi. On reaching Varanasi Airport, transfer to hotel. Later in the evening view evening arti on the ghats of holy river Ganges.
Stay overnight at hotel.
In the morning after having breakfast, move out for a morning guided spiritual tour along the banks of the river Ganges and also take a boat ride over this sacred river. Take an excursion to Sarnath- the place where Buddha delivered his first sermon. Stay overnight at hotel.
Day 13Varanasi –Delhi (by domestic fligh)
In the morning after having breakfast, transferred to the airport of Varanasi to board the flight for Delhi.
On your arrival, check-in at your hotel. Stay overnight at Hotel.
Day 14Delhi Depart
In the morning after having breakfast, check-out from hotel. On appropriate time you will be transferred to the airport of New Delhi to board the flight back to your home with a bunch of sweet memories.