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Classical North India :Destination Covered : Delhi ?Sariska ?Jaipur ?Agra ?Gwalior ?Orchha - Kh
Classical North India
Duration : 15 Nights & 16 Days
Destination Covered : Delhi – Sariska – Jaipur – Agra – Gwalior – Orchha - Khajuraho – Varanasi – Sarnath – Delhi
Upon arrival in Delhi, our executive will meet you at the Airport followed by transfer from to hotel.

Morning sightseeing of New Delhi where you visit the mighty Qutub Minar, the unique lotus shaped Bahai Temple, Humayuns Tomb, India Gate and Sikh Temple at Bangla Sahib. Afternoon visit Old Delhi with visit to Raj Ghat : the mausoleum of Mahatma Gandhi followed by visit to Mughal monuments of Red Fort and Jama Masjid.

DAY 03 DELHI – SARISKA 180 Km / 04 Hrs
Morning drive to Sariska National Park known for Tigers, sambars, nilgais, chausingha, jackals, langurs, hyena etc. Afternoon Jeep safari to the National Park.

DAY 04 SARISKA – JAIPUR 130 Km / 03 Hrs
Morning drive to the capital of Jaipur and check-in to hotel.
Afternoon visit Pink City which includes Hawa Mahal : the palace of winds, Jantar Mantar : the observatory on stone and the City Palace Museum which contains the original collection of the Maharajas of Jaipur.

Morning excursion to Amber Fort. At Amber Fort you climb up the fort on Elephant’s back like the Maharajas and visit the Amber Palace of the Kuchchawa rulers. On the return you visit beautiful marble chhatris of erstwhile Maharajas of Jaipur. Afternoon you are free to stroll and shop around the beautiful bazars of Jaipur. Overnight stay at the hotel.

DAY 06 JAIPUR – AGRA 240 Km / 5 ½ Hrs
Morning leave for Agra. Stop enroute and visit Fatehpur Sikri, a city built in red sandstone by Emperor Akbar to commemorate the birth of his son. By evening you reach Agra and check-in to hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Morning visit the Taj Mahal, regarded as one of the Wonders of the World, built by Emperor Shahjahan in pure white marble in memory of his beloved Mumtaz Mahal. Then visit the massive Agra Fort which has been the seat of Mughal rulers for several years. The fort has a palaces with pavilions, gardens, mosques, baths etc. Afternoon visit Itmad-ud-daula or also known as Baby Taj on the other side of river Yamuna followed by Sikendra - the red sandstone mausoleum of emperor Akbar.

DAY 08 AGRA – GWALIOR 120 Km / 03 Hrs
Morning transfer to Gwalior and check-in to hotel. Afternoon visit the massive Gwalior Fort on the hilltop fort, overlooking the city. The Fort has the Mansingh Palace, Gurjari Mahal and Sas-Bahu-Ka Mandir and a shrine dedicated to the hermit-saint Gwalipa from whom the city derives it’s name. Evening enjoy the light and sound show at the fort.

DAY 09 GWALIOR – ORCHHA 120 Km / 03 Hrs
Morning visit Gwalior city which includes visit to Jai Vilas Palace, remnant of the last rulers of Gwalior and the famous Jivaji Rao Scindia Museum followed by visit the Tombs of legendary musician Tansen and Ghous Mohammad. Finally you visit the Surya Mandir dedicated to the Sun God. Afternoon drive to Orchha a small village on the banks of Betwa river, enroute stop at the deserted fort of Datia. By evening you arrive Orchha and check-in to hotel.

Through out the day you walk around this beautiful village with deserted monuments. You observe the rural life and monuments like the Jehangir Mahal built by Bundela rulers to honor the Mughal Emperor, Raj Mahal, Rai Praveen Mahal, Chhatries Dinman Hardaul’s Mahal and Sunder Mahal. There are also temples built by the Bundela rulers such as the Chaturbhuj Temple, Laxminarayana Temple. Evening you visit Ram Raja Temple to observe Aarti or traditional offering to God.

DAY 11 ORCHHA – KHAJURAHO 160 Km / 04 Hrs
Morning, you leave for Khajuraho, the land of erotic temples. Arrive Khajuraho in noon time and check-in to hotel. Afternoon visit the Eastern Group of Temple, which includes the famous Jain Temples, followed by visit to Southern group of Temples like the Chaturbhuj and the Duladeo Temples during sunset.

Morning visit the world famous Western group of temples. These temples are built by Chandela rulers out of sandstone, decorated with charming and lively erotic sculptures from Hindu Mythology the Kama Sutra.Afternoon transfer to Airport to connect flight to Varanasi, departure Khajuraho. Upon arrival in Varanasi, you will be met by our representative at the airport and then transfer to hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at the Hotel.

Early morning, before sunrise drive to Ghats on river Ganges. Then enjoy the boat ride on the river Ganges. You witness the fascinating early morning rituals being performed by Hindu devotees along the river bank which includes the cremation Ghats. Then walk through the narrow lanes on river side and visit the Golden temple. Back to hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.

Morning visit to Sarnath, where you visit the tranquil Deer Park, where Lord Buddha preached his first sermon. Nearby you visit the magnificent Stupas built in third century by emperor Ashoka and the Museum. Back to Hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.

DAY 15 VARANASI – DELHI ( By Flight)
Late morning transfer to Airport to connect flight to Delhi. Departure Varanasi a Upon arrival in Delhi you will be met by our representative at the Airport and then transfer to Hotel. Rest of the day free for shopping and leisure. Overnight stay at the Hotel.

Morning transfer to International Airport to connect flight back home. Tours ends with sweet memories to take home...