Places Covered: Delhi – Varanasi – Khajuraho – Orchha – Gwalior – Agra – Delhi
Who did not heard the name of Varanasi (Benares), sacred city and evoking thousands of legends, real or imaginary. Varanasi the ‘eternal city’ is one of the major pilgrimage spots in India. Varanasi is located on the banks of the sacred river Ganges. Over 2000 years Varanasi has been a center of learning. Apart from being a pilgrimage spot in India, Varanasi is also considered as an auspicious place to die, establishing an instant route to heaven. Later on you will explore the erotic temple city Khajuraho, once the capital city of Chadela dynasty, there was more than 800 temples but now these day few temples are exist, the incredible work on the stone all posture of Yoga and meditations.
Temples and Ganges program is based on a highlight of Hindu ritual life. As the longest river in India, the Ganges has a strong presence within the Hindu religion and is considered the backbone of activity within India. Hindu people believe the river to be sacred and holy, and many make the pilgrimage to the city of Varanasi to wash away their sins in the water. Being of such importance, millions of people visit the Ganges, making it a powerful hub of religious activity, culture and history. Khajuraho is famous for old hindu temples, and saveral posture of Yoga and Kama Sutra. Gwalior where you will see the emanse fort & rock cut statue.
Upon arrival at New Delhi international airport, our representative will receive you inside the arrival hall.
Meet & Greet by our representative and drive to hotel for overnight stay.
Hotel Claridges New Delhi or SIMILAR.
After breakfast full day sightseeing of New & Old Delhi
Visit Red Fort (out side), Jama Masjid, Rickshaw ride at Chadini Chowk, Raj Ghat,
Post lunch visit
Humayu’s Tomb, Government Buildings (India Gate, Indian Parliament, Raj Path, North & South Block) & Qutab Minar.
Overnight train to Varanasi in 2nd class ac sleeper.
Overnight Ac Sleeper train.
Very early in the morning arrival at Varanasi, you will be escorted by representative and transfer to hotel.
Please note the normal check in time 12:00 hrs. so check in depend on room availability.
Otherwise enjoy the breakfast and commence sightseeing
Visit Sarnath “Buddhist monasteries or Vihara” & Museum.
Drive back to hotel for check in, later visit Varanasi
Evening witness the Ganga Ceremony by boat cruise.
Overnight at hotel Shiva Ganges View or SIMILAR.
Very early in the morning visit once again the Ghat, witness the daily ritual life of Hindu pilgrims.
Back to hotel by Heritage walk
Afternoon free for explore the Ghats, market and temples etc.
Overnight at Varanasi
After breakfast transfer to Varanasi airport, board flight to Khajuraho
On arrival at Khajuraho airport meet to our representative and transfer to hotel.
Visit Western Group of Temples (Kandariya Mahadev, Lakshman Temple, Varaha Mandap, Mahadev Shrine & Devi Jagadambi Temple).
Overnight at hotel SYNA Heritage or SIMILAR.
After breakfast visit East Group of Temples,
Later proceed to Orchha. On arrival check in hotel, later visit
Jahgiri Mahal, Raja Mahal, Ram Raja Temple, Chattris (Cenotaphs) & Chatrubhuj temple.
Overnight at Orchha Palace or SIMILAR.
After breakfast drive to Gwalior, on arrival visit Gwalior Fort.
Lunch at Usha Kiran Palace.
Later board train to Agra.
On arrival our staff will be transfer to you hotel for overnight stay.
Overnight hotel Double Tree by Hilton or SIMILAR
Very early in the morning visit Taj Mahal (during the sunrise).
Drive back to hotel, later visit Agra Fort, Itama-ud-Daula.
Afternoon visit Fatehpur Sikri.
Overnight at Agra
Breakfast at hotel, later transfer to railway station.
Board train to Delhi, on arrival at New Delhi Railway station, meet to our representative and transfer to hotel (for wash and change).
After Farwell dinner at our home or a traditional restaurant, provide the dep. transfer to international airport….
Board onward flight back home with sweet memories of India.
No lodging included tonight.
Price: The above price is PER PERSON on twin / double sharing basis. Minimum 2 adults.