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Indian Spiritual and Heritage Tour
Duration: 08 nights/09 days
Places Covered: New Delhi-Jaipur-Agra-Khajuraho (En route Orchha), Varanasi



Delhi




Day 01: New Delhi

Hotel
You will be met and greet at the airport by our staff. The Delhi is one of the most ancient habitable places on Earth; the capital of kingdoms and empires is now a sprawling metropolis with a fascinating blend of the past and the present. It is a perfect introduction to the composite culture of an ancient land. A window to the kaleidoscope – that is India. Overnight Stay.
Radisson Blue



Delhi



Day 02: New Delhi and Old Delhi

Hotel
In the morning after leisure breakfast proceed for guided combined city tour of Old and New Delhi covering Jama Masjid - The largest mosque in Asia, Red Fort (closed on Monday) - The red stone magic, Gandhi memorial – The memoir of father of the nation, India Gate - The memorial of martyrs, Parliament House – The Government Headquarters beside these some other places to visit are - Qutab Minar Complex and Humayun’s Tomb. Later in the evening visit to Akshardham the latest attraction having being visited by almost 70,000 tourists per day. This is huge temple comple also known as Swami Narayan Temple Complex having some of the finest architecture. No photography is allowed and one has to wait in long queues for entry. Overnight return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Radisson Blue



Delhi - Jaipur



Day 03: New Delhi-Jaipur (265 kms)

Hotel
After an early breakfast drive to Jaipur. Upon arrival at hotel check in and proceed for sightseeing of City Palace-A delightful blend of Mughal and traditional Rajasthani architecture, the City Palace sprawls over one-seventh of the area in the walled city. It houses the Chandra Mahal, Shri Govind Dev Temple and the City Palace Museum. Jantar Mantar- This is the largest and the best preserved of the five observatories built by Jai Singh II in different parts of the country. This observatory consisting of outsized astronomical instruments is still in use. Hawa Mahal or the “Palace of winds”- This unique five-storey exterior is also akin to the honeycomb of the beehive with its 953 small windows called jharokhas that are decorated with intricate latticework. The original intention of the lattice was to allow royal ladies to observe everyday life in the street below without being seen, since they had to observe strict "purdah" (face cover). Overnight Stay.
Country Inn



Jaipur



Day 04: Jaipur

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In the morning after breakfast proceed for sightseeing of Amer fort with Elephant or Jeep ride on the rampart of the Fort like the king did in those days. Amber is the classic romantic Rajasthani fort palace.Its forbidding exterior belies an inner paradise where a beautiful fusion of Mughal and Hindu styles finds its ultimate expression. Also on the way see the Jal Vihar the palace is located inside the lake and one has to reach by boat. Later free time for shopping activities. In the evening traditional puppet shows along with traditional dance. Overnight at Hotel.
Country Inn



Jaipur-Agra



Day 05: Jaipur-Agra (245 kms)

Hotel
After breakfast drive to Agra en route sightseeing Fatehpur Sikri. The deserted, red Sandstone City, Emperor Akbar built that as his capital and palace in the late 16th century is an exhilarating experience. Visit to the palaces of his Queen. Continue driving to reach Hotel. Upon arrival check in at Hotel Later sightseeing of Agra visit Taj Mahal (Closed on Friday) Taj is known to world as 7th wonder of the world & Agra Fort is a Fort built by Red sand stone and is similar to Red Fort of Delhi. Overnight stay.
Country Inn



Agra-Jhansi



Day 06: Agra – Jhansi (By Train)- Khajuraho (By Road) 173 Kms en route Orchha 4 hrs

Hotel
After breakfast assistance and transfer to Agra cantt railways station to board Super Fast train to Jhansi Dep. 0815 Arr. 1040. Arrive Jhansi met by our representative and proceed to Khajuraho en route covering the sightseeing of Orchha. Orchha is the residence to Bundella style of structural design and the palaces of Orchha bear observer to the magnificent work of medieval architects. The famous amongst this are Raj Mahal and Jahangir Mahal. The Rajmandir - built on a square base has plain external with projecting windows. The Jahangir Mahal, built to welcome the Mughal emperor Jahangir is the magnificent example of Hindu structural design. The other attractions include the Raj Mahal, The Sheesh Mahal, the chaturbhuj temple. Along with these there are numerous Chhatris of royals or cenotaphs dotting the banks of the river Betwa. On arrival at Khajuraho and check-into hotel. Afternoon visit Khajuraho Temple of western or Eastern Part. Overnight stay.
Country Inn



Khajuraho - Varanasi



Day 07: Khajuraho - Varanasi

Hotel
Morning Half day city sightseeing of Khajuraho remaining western or eastern part. Later assistance and transfer to airport to connect flight for Varanasi. Upon arrival met by our representative and transfer to the hotel. Arrive Varanasi met with and transfer to Hotel. On arrival check in at the hotel. Evening visit to Dashashvamedh Ghat for “Live Ganga Aarti” ceremony which is being observed daily during evening and attracts many devotees or tourist. The ceremony will definitely give you relaxation and you will feel rejuvenated. To get the best position we advise you to seat well ahead of proceeding. Overnight stay.
Country Inn



Varanasi



Day 08: Varanasi

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In the early morning at 5 a.m. drive through city of Ghats (stone steps) on the banks of the river, then embark on a boat excursion on the Ganges. This is being done during sunrise to witness the different morning activities like early morning ritual at Ghat and other places. The saffron color clad priests, locally known as sadhus can be seen all over the cemented stairs on the banks of Ganges performing rituals and offering prayers to the river. Return to the hotel after breakfast. Visit Sarnath 10 Kms from the holy city of Varanasi, The beginning of the celebrated Mantra, "Buddham Sharanam Gachhami ", owes its origin to Sarnath. Proceed to visit Kashi Vishwanath temple dedicated to Lord Shiva followed by a visit to Durga Temple and other attractions such as Sankat Mochan Mandir, Bharat Mata Mandir and more. The sightseeing tour will also include visit to various Ghats of the pious city and Benaras Hindu University. Overnight at Hotel.
Country Inn



Varanasi-New Delhi



Day 09: Varanasi-New Delhi (Flight)

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After breakfast day to explore by own till departure time to Airport. On time you will be transferred to Airport for flight to New Delhi. Upon arrival meet and greet at the airport and transfer to the hotel. In the evening visit to market for shopping. Return to the hotel and will be transferred to the Airport for flight back home.
Country Inn