On arrival at Delhi, you are traditionally welcome by our representative and transfer to hotel by your Exclusive Car. In the hotel have a brief view of the tour from our representative. After enjoying the Hearty Breakfast, Leave for the sightseeing tour of Old & New Delhi. Including Jama Masjid - one of Asia's Largest Mosques, Red Fort- the magnificent and most opulent fort built during the years 1638 - 1648 by the Moghul Empire, walk through the silver street of Chandni Chowk, Raj Ghat - the cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi, A Massive Temple -- Akshar Dham, the Hindu Temple - Birla Mandir, the Humayun’s Tomb & Qutab Minar - a 73 Meters High Victory Tower and The Bahai Temple - shaped like a lotus flower and a proof of India's Secularism. The India Gate - War Memorial, the Rashtrapati Bhawan - President's House, Parliament House and Government Secretariat Buildings. Overnight at the Hotel.
After breakfast proceed to the Pink City – Jaipur and reach by afternoon and check into hotel. This afternoon, set off to see the City Palace - still the home of the former royal family of Jaipur housing an extensive collection of art, carpets and old weapons. Jantar Mantar Observatory - situated in the heart of the city where time has been accurately measured since the 17th century the largest and best preserved stone observatory, on the way back visit Birla Temple. Evening at Leisure.
In Jaipur a full day sightseeing stopping to view the dramatic hilltop fortress at Amber - ascend the imposing fort on a painted elephant. We wander among glittering inlays and the Hall of Mirrors ‘Sheesh Mahal’. Within the palace is Diwan-e-Aam the "Hall of Public Audience", Diwan-e-Khas the "Hall of Private Audience" and the Sukh Niws where a cool breeze blows, the Jai Mandir or the "Temple of Victory". Enroute visit Jal Mahal the“Water Palace” built in centre of Maota Lake which was a resting place of the kings. Hawa Mahal - The Palace of Winds, the facade of which is all pink windows and filigree screens. After Lunch visit “Monkey Temple”, Galta Sun Temple - beautiful place surrounded by mountains. Enjoy cinema at the Asia´s Second Best Cinema Hall in the evening then enjoy dinner with folk dances by Gypsy women in an Indian Restaurant.
After a morning at leisure we drive to the city of Taj, Agra, stopping enroute at ornithological reserve at Bharatpur – Keoladeo National Park. Post lunch tour of the Phantom city Fatehpur Sikri built by Akbar in the late 16th century, it was abandoned after only 14 years due to shortage of water. The entire city of Red sand stone (sand stone palaces and temples) is virtually intact and a site worth seeing is 54mtr high main entrance. Jami Mosque, Buland Darwaza, palace of Jodha Bai, Birbal's house are the other attractions. On reaching Agra, visit the imposing Agra Fort, built of red sandstone and marble is a hilltop citadel with fabulous courtyards, fountains and gates, where Shahjehan imprisoned by his own son Aurangzeb. Thereafter, evening is free to explore this vibrant colourful city and its local markets.
Early morning visit incomparable Taj Mahal which is among the seven wonders in the world. Taj Mahal, erected by Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife, Queen Mumtaz Mahal. Begun in 1631, 20000 workmen took 22 years to complete a dream in white marble which lies in perfect proportion to the elegant garden of fountains on the bank of Yamuna. Then on the way to Orchha, precede on a Gwalior city tour visiting the 9th century Teli ka Mandir, the 11th century Sas Bahu ka Mandir and the Jiwaji Rao Scindia museum. Continue the tour visiting the Tomb of Tansen - Akbar's foremost court musician followed by the memorials of the earliest freedom fighters Tatya Tope, Datia Palace. Datia and Orchha are two twin cities from the medieval times. In these villages time has stopped. Orchha is a medieval city on the bank of river Betwa founded by Bundela rulers known for its palaces and temples of the 16th and 17th century. In Orchha, see the beautiful Palace Complex – Jahangiri Mahal, Raj Mahal, Raj Parveen Mahal known for the intricacies of the mural paintings. In evening arrive to Orchha check into Hotel.
After Breakfast, visit the Laxminarayana Temple, Chaturbhuj Temple, Phool Bagh and finally the newly constructed Sun Temple. Post lunch continue towards Khajuraho. Khajuraho temple has achieved fame for the sensual appeal of its erotic sculptures built during the 9th to the 11th centuries by the powerful dynasty of Chandela rajputs. Visit the largest and grandest temple of Khajuraho is the immortal Kandariya Mahadeva, other Eastern and Western groups of temples are Visvanatha, Parsvanatha, Vaidyanatha, Jagadambi, Chitragupta. Return to your hotel to stay overnight. In the evening, you can take a dinner in a restaurant having typical Indian Dance shows in Khajuraho.
After the Leisure Breakfast in the Morning, you will be transferred to the airport to take the flight to Varanasi. On Arrival received by representative and transfer to the Hotel. The rest of the day is at Leisure.
In the early morning we take you for a Boat Cruise at the river Ganges to observe the way of life of pilgrims by the Ghats. The boat ride starts from Dasashwamedh and ends at Manikarnika Ghat also you visit Assi Ghat, Harish Chandra Ghat and Tulsi Ghat. After that, visit the world famous Banaras Hindu University. Later visit Sarnath Temple, where Lord Buddha preached his first sermon. Sarnath's temples and Archaeological Museum -- full of Buddhist art treasures. The 20 meter high Ashoka Pillar, set up by the Emperor Ashoka in 258 B.C. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
After leisurely breakfast in hotel, transfer to the airport to board flight for Kathmandu, on arrival transfer to hotel. Evening free at leisure. You can move around in the Thamel markets. Overnight at Kathmandu.
Early morning at 06:30 take flight to Everest to fly above the Mountain King of the world. Once in a lifetime opportunity to witness a panoramic view of this natural wonders. After breakfast proceed for sightseeing tour of Kathmandu City which includes Pashupatinath Temple - Nepal's most scared Hindu shrines and one of the subcontinent's greatest Shiva sites. Later visit Boudhanath Stupa - center of Tibetan culture in Nepal. Later move out to visit Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square and Swayambhunath Temple. Overnight in Hotel.
In the morning after breakfast drive to Bakhtapur which is 35 kms from Kathmandu and a relaxing place and has three interesting squares Taumadhi Tole, Durbar and Potter's. Than move to Nagarkot village, at an elevation of 2,195 meters, it is considered one of the most scenic spots in Bhaktapur District. It is renowned for its sunrise view of the Himalaya including Mount Everest as well as other snow-topped peaks of the Himalayan range of eastern Nepal. Evening back to Kathmandu and overnight in Hotel.
In the Morning after breakfast you will be transferred to airport to take your flight to Delhi. On arrival the driver will receive you and before taking your international flight you can move around the Connaught place market for shopping or to take a dinner in a good restaurant and than you will transferred to International airport 3 hours before your international flight time to your home country.
Mr Navratan Soni
49, Amar Nagar-b, Khirni Phatak, Khatipura, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India - 302012