Cultural India Tour
Tour Duration: 10 Nights & 11 Days
Destination Covered: Delhi-Jaipur-Agra-Orchha-Khajuraho-Varanasi-Delhi
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Vacation Style Culture, Guided ToursCamping Trek
Activity Level Moderate
Tour Duration: 10 Nights and 11 Days
Destination Covered: Delhi-Jaipur-Agra-Orchha-Khajuraho-Varanasi-Delhi
This tour covers forts and Palaces along with Taj Mahal. You will also visit Central India Orchha and Khajuraho. Khajuraho is famous for erotic sculpture Art. Varanasi is one of the holiest cities of India. Boat ride in Ganges River, visiting of different Ghats, visiting of Sarnath and Ganga Aarti are the main attraction of your Varanasi Tour. Varanasi is also famous for Banarsi Saari and silk cloths.
- Accommodation on double sharing basis.
- Daily buffet breakfast at the hotels.
- All transfers from airports with assistance.
- Private AC car with English speaking chauffeur as per itinerary.
- Govt. approved English speaking guide in Delhi, Jaipur, Agra, Orchha, Khajuraho and Varanasi.
- Elephant ride in Jaipur.
- Tonga Ride in Agra.
- Boat ride in Varanasi
- All toll, parking, interstate taxes, fuel charges and driver allowances etc.
- All applicable taxes and service charges.
- Any air fare / Train fare (Domestic & International)
- Indian Visa
- Monument entrance fee, Camera Fee at Monuments etc
- Any lunch and dinner
- Any expenses arising out of unforeseen circumstances like flight delay/cancellation/hike in fare, strike or any other natural calamities
- Personal nature Expenses i.e. Telephone Calls, Laundry, Soft / Hard Drinks, Meals, Tipping etc.
Arrival at New Delhi
Upon arrival at New Delhi Airport/Train station, meet our representative who will escort you to the hotel. Spend the remaining day at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel in Delhi.
In New Delhi
Post breakfast proceed full day sightseeing of New Delhi under the guidance of a knowledgeable guide. A symbol of the country’s rich past and thriving present, Delhi is a city where ancient and modern blend seamlessly together. The tour begins with a visit to India Gate built in the memories of 70,000 Indian soldiers, who lost their lives fighting for the British Army during the 1st world war. Drive pass through Parliament House, President House few of the most impressive buildings in Delhi and the sprawling Circular Connaught Place Market. The spiritual experience of Delhi begins with a visit to famous Lotus Temple-built in the shape of a lotus flower and is the last of seven Major Bahai's temples built around the world. Visit to the national capital of India remains incomplete without visit to the Red fort known as vast architectural wonder. Visit the Jama Masjid and another hot spot named Qutab Minar- the 73 m-high tower of victory. Overnight stay at hotel in Delhi.
Delhi - Jaipur (Approx. 265 kms / 5-6 hours drive)
In the morning, after breakfast, drive to Jaipur also known as “Pink City”. Jaipur is a shopper's paradise. There is an amazing range of crafts available, and Jaipur is also famous for its precious and semi-precious stones. On arrival, check in to the hotel. Evening at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Post breakfast proceed for full day sightseeing of Jaipur under the guidance of a knowledgeable guide. The tour begins with the visit to the majestic Amber Fort. One of the highlights of a visit to the stunning Amer Fort is the chance to ride an elephant up the hill to the main entrance. Return to Jaipur and visit one of the historic architectural heritages of Jaipur city- the City Palace. The palace is a blend of Rajput and Mughal architecture. Later visit to Jantar Mantar an astronomical observatory, Water Palace and Jaipur’s most distinctive landmark, the Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Winds. [Drive Pass] Evening will be leisure at own activities. Spend the overnight at the hotel in Jaipur.
Jaipur – Agra ( 237 kms / 5-6 hours drive)
In the morning, after breakfast, drive to Agra also known as “The City of Taj”. En-route you will be taken to Fatehpur Sikri- an important specimen of the Mughal dynasty, listed among the World Heritage sites. Later continue drive to Agra. On arrival check in to the hotel. Relax and overnight stay in Agra hotel.
Agra – Orchha ( 220 kms / 5 hours drive)
In the morning, after an early breakfast, visit Agra Fort- a 16th-century red-sandstone UNESCO World Heritage Site. Under the guidance of a knowledgeable guide, explore its remarkable palaces, embellished chambers and marvellous mosques, like the Pearl Mosque. From here you shall be taken to the Taj Mahal- one of the Seven Wonders of the World. It was built by King Shahjahan in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaj. Taj Mahal is the jewel of Muslim art in India and one of the universally admired masterpieces of the world's heritage. Later proceed for Orchha. Check in to the hotel for relax and overnight stay.
Orchha – Khajuraho [180 kms]
Today check out from hotel and proceed for guided sightseeing tour of Orchha. Orchha is a small town located on the bank of Betwa River in the state of Madhya Pradesh. This place was founded by King Rudra Pratap in 16th Centaury. The attractions of sightseeing in Orchha are Jhangir Mahal, Raj Mahal, Rai Parveen Mahal, Chaturbhuj Temple, Laxminarayan Temple And Chhatris. After visiting these places you will be proceeding to Khajuraho. On arrival check in to the hotel and overnight stay.
Today get ready to explore the erotic art of India. First you will visit the Eastern group of Temples. Kandariya Mahadeva, Devi Jagadambi, Lakshaman Temple, Parshvanath Temple, Brahma Temple etc. Later are few of the Easter group of Temples. These temples were built by the Chandela Dynasty during 950-1050 Centaury. In the afternoon visit the western group of temples. Evening will be at leisure. You can also shop the local markets. Overnight stay at the hotel in Khajuraho.
Khajuraho – Varanasi [By flight]
Today we will transfer you to Khajuraho Airport to board the flight to Varanasi. On arrival meet our representative who will transfer you to the hotel. Later do half day tour to Sarnath, 10 kms from Varanasi. Sarnath has big importance in Budhist community as Lord Buddha gave his first preach after attaining enlightenment at this place. Visit the Jain Temple and Museum. Come back to Varanasi for Evening Aati at the Ghat. Overnight stay will be at hotel in Varanasi.
Varanasi – Delhi [By Flight]
Early in the morning, proceed for Dashasavmedh Ghat. Here you will enjoy the boating in Ganga River. Visit the different Ghats of Varanasi. Later visit the Kashi Vishawanath Tempe [Non Hindu not allowed] Come back to hotel for breakfast. We will transfer you on time to Board the flight for Delhi. On arrival check meet with our representative and transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Morning transfer to the airport to board the flight for onward destination.
In this tour you will explore the cultural life of India. Apart from this some renowned heritage site like Red Fort, Amer Fort, City Palace and Taj Mahal. You will also explore the errotic sculpture art of India in Khajuraho, it's worth seen destination where you will visit some magnificent temples exploring the sculpture art of Indian Kamasutra.
Usually we provide english speaking guide but on requirement, we can also provide language speaking guide at nominal additional cost.