1 Arrive Delhi
After arriving in Delhi, our representative will welcome you and transfer you to the hotel.
Delhi is amongst the oldest cities of the world, and is established on seven successive cities. Delhi is a perfect blend of old rituals and ultra modern trends. It is a perfect cosmopolitan town that welcomes you with celestial street food, hi-tech and appealing restaurants and too amazing shopping complexes and local markets.
2 Delhi – Varanasi
After enjoying your breakfast get set for full day Delhi sightseeing tour which will take you through Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk, Raj Ghat, Qutub Minar, Himayun Tomb, Lotus Temple and drive past India Gate, Rashtrapati Bhavan and hip hop and popular areas of Delhi.
In the evening reach the station to catch train to Varanasi. Enjoy overnight travel in train.
3 Arrive Varanasi
On arrival at Varanasi in the morning, you’d be transferred to your hotel, and relaxing for a while and enjoying light refreshment, plan out a half day-guided tour, which would otherwise include visit to Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Gyanvapi Mosque, Benaras Hindu University and other magnificent buildings and monuments. Evening time is ideal to be the part of auspicious aarti enchanted with holy mantras right on the banks of Ganges. Enjoy overnight stay in the hotel in Varanasi.
Varanasi, aka Kashi, is a living ancient Hindu city. You’d be mesmerized to see early morning sunrise on the banks of Ganges while cruising the waters on boat. The holy city is crowded with temples and there’s huge meandering network of streets. The city is also known for its home based Banarsi Saree and carpet manufacturing.
The present name Varanasi descends from two separate names of rivers Varuna and Asi.
In the wee hours (around 5:00 AM) plan the drive to Daswamedh Ghat and go for boat cruise on sacred Hindu river Ganges to view cremation Ghats, and discover the oldest and rich Hindu rituals and traditions. It is a good and creative idea to board the boat along with your city guide to go to middle of Ganges in order to see Benaras unfolding before you, gradually as the sun rises.
Thousands of devotees and tourists come on the banks of Ganges to take holy dip, whereas in the background Aarti enchantments can be loudly heard to mesmerize whole of the environment. Next, take a walk in the meandering cobblestone streets. As the morning advances, shops open and the city turns into complete hustle and bustle activity.
Get back to hotel room and order the breakfast. Relax for some time and then plan an excursion to Sarnath, which is located 5 miles from Varanasi. Sarnath is the place where in 590 BC Lord Buddha gave his first sermon. Nearby, you will witness the ruins of once flourishing Buddhist monastery. Taking a walk further will lead you to Museum, which has marvelous collection of Buddhist art and sculptures. Enjoy overnight stay in the hotel in Varanasi.
5 Varanasi – Agra
Leave the hotel and proceed to railway station to board the train to Agra. You’d reach Agra in the evening, at Agra you will be received and transferred to your pre-booked for a comfortable overnight stay.
The city of Agra is famous for Taj Mahal – one of the Seven Wonders of the World. You can also easily catch the sight of marvelous Mughal architecture as evidently seen in the palaces and mausoleums.
6 Agra – Jaipur: 249 Kms/150 miles – 5 hours
Make an early morning visit to Taj Mahal – the seventh wonder of the world. The mausoleum was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in 1630 in remembrance of his beloved queen Mumtaz Mahal. Make a visit to Agra Fort, which houses Pearl Mosque, the Halls of Public and Private Audience. Inside the fort, you will discover amazing semblance of Mughal architecture in the Jahangir Mahal, Khas Mahal, Sheesh Mahal and Deewan-e-Am.
Drive for Jaipur later in the day. Accommodate to hotel after you reach Jaipur.
After relishing tasty breakfast in the hotel, plan out half day sightseeing starting from excursion to Amer Fort while riding on the decorated Elephant back. The fort was built by Maharaja Man Singh in 16th century, which also houses marble temple of goddess Kali. Sheesh Mahal is the main attraction of Amer Fort.
In the afternoon, make the visit Jantar Mantar Observatory, built in 1700's (A.D), which is modern in technology, and also visit the nearby palace of winds or Hawa Mahal. End the day’s journey at colorful bazaar.
In the evening, plan the tour to Chokhi Dhani- ethnic village resort, you can enjoy the traditional Rajasthani folk songs recited by men and women adorned in traditional Rajasthani costumes. Caparisoned camel, horses and bullock carts are some of the other excitements you will find at Chokhi Dhani.
Return to hotel and enjoy an overnight stay in the hotel.
8 Jaipur – Delhi: 272 km / 170 miles – 5 hours by car
Enjoy the morning breakfast, and explore pink city and get close to Rajasthani rituals and traditions.
Jaipur, popularly known as Pink City of Rajasthan, was established by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh in 1728 A.D. Pink city is enclosed by thick wall 20 feet high and 9 feet wide and the city has eight gates. The main gates include Ajmeri gate and the Sanganeri gate in the south; Chand Pole gate in west and the Ghat Darwaja in the east. In the southwest direction, the city has majestic hills, where you’d find fort and temples.
In the day, leave the hotel and get ready for Delhi. Reach to IGI airport to board the flight to onward destination. Though your tour ends, the memories of tour as well as the vivid colors will keep lingering all through the years to come.