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Indian Highlights tour covers commercial city of India, Mumbai and then to Aurangabad to visit famous Ajanta & Ellora Caves, there on to Delhi, the capital city of India and to Agra to see Taj Mahal, one among 7 Wonders in the world. Pink city Jaipur, Orchha, Khajuraho are worth visiting and there on to holy city in India –Varanasi. This is the tour which gives you glimpses of India with verities.Lunch, dinner and personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, tips, etc., Air/Train Ticket. Entry tickets, camera/video Camera fee. Local or accompanying guide charges Any items other than mentioned in cost includes.
Day 1 : Arrive at Mumbai
Meet on arrival at Mumbai Airport and drive to Hotel and rest overnight.
Day 2 : Mumbai / Aurangabad: (By Flight) Auranagabad – Ajanta Caves
After Early breakfast checkout and drive to Mumbai Airport to board the flight to Aurangabad. Meet on arrival at Aurangabad Airport and drive to Hotel, relax and later proceed to visit Ajanta Caves, these caves are dated back to the 2nd century BC. These 30 rock hewn caves are adorned with Buddhist sculptures and depict the story of Lord Buddha, bodhisattva the tales of Jatakas and the Buddhist religion that prevailed here during this era. The beauty of paintings and sculptures mesmerize its visitors. Evening back to hotel and rest overnight. (Ajanta Caves are closed on Monday)
Day 3 : Aurangabad / Ellora – Caves
After Early breakfast and proceed to visit Ellora Caves to explore the riveting beauty of these caves. These caves are the centuries old amalgamation of three distinct religions –Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism. Ellora has 34 remarkable caves out of which 12 are Buddhist caves, 17 Hindu caves and 5 Jain Caves. Later visit Kailash Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Evening free for shopping. Back to hotel and rest overnight. (Ellora Caves are closed on Tuesday)
Day 4 : Aurangabad / Delhi: (By Flight)
After Morning breakfast checkout and drive to Aurangabad Airport to board the flight to Delhi. Meet on arrival at Delhi Airport and drive to Hotel and relax overnight.
Day 5 : Delhi / Jaipur
After Morning breakfast checkout and drive to Jaipur. On arrival check into Hotel, relax and later proceed for sightseeing visit the imposing City Palace, still home to the Maharaja although several of the rooms are now open to the public. Many antiques and artifacts belonging to the ruling family are housed here, including a collection of weaponry, Hawa Mahal "Palace of the Winds", and the open-air Jantar Mantar Observatory to see the vast astronomical instruments. Enjoy a stroll through the colourful bazaar before returning to your hotel. Rest overnight at hotel.
Day 6 : Jaipur
After Morning breakfast proceed to visit Amber Fort, situated on a ridge just outside Jaipur City (approached in princely style on a caparisoned Elephant). The Fort, completed in the early 18th century, took over 100 years to build and now, although deserted, offers a fascinating insight into the lifestyle of the Moghul ruling families. Afternoon at leisure for own activities. Rest overnight at hotel.
Day 7 : Jaipur / Agra
After Morning breakfast checkout and drive to Agra, en route visit Fatehpur Sikri - The deserted, red Sandstone City, Emperor Akbar built that as his capital and palace in the late 16th century is an exhilarating experience. It a veritable fairytale city and its "ruins" are in pristine condition it's not hard to imagine what the court life must have been like in the days of its grandeur. Later drive to Agra, On arrival check into Hotel and rest overnight.
Day 8 : Agra / Gwalior / Orchha
After Morning breakfast checkout and drive to Gwalior for sightseeing tour – visit the enormous 19th century Jai Vilas Palace - this Palace is famous for its ornate chandeliers & crystal. A few of the rooms have been converted into a museum filled with the Scindia dynasty memorabilia. Visit the huge Gwalior Fort - where a sun temple is believed to have been constructed within the area of the fort. Visit Man Mandir, which is a six-towered palace and forms the eastern wall of the fort. The fort has monuments dating back to 8th century AD onwards and is one of the largest forts in India. Visit Gujri Mahal, a turreted palace of stone now houses the archaeological museum. Gwalior also offers the Tomb of Muhammad Ghaus, a saint worshipped by the Mughals & the Tomb of the famous musician Tansen. Later drive to Orchha. On arrival check into Hotel and rest overnight.
Day 9 : Orchha / Khajuraho
Morning sightseeing tour of Orchha, overlooked by the modern era, this beautiful medieval town, was once the capital of Bundela Kings. Built along the banks of the river Betwa, flowing through a rugged country century side, it still retains the captivating air of a bygone era. Amongst the various imposing edifices, of particular interest are the Jahangir, Mahal, built by Raja Bir Singh Deo to commemorate the visit of Mughal Emperor Jahangir, the Raj Mahal and the Laxmi Narayan temple, both noted for their fine Frescoes and Mural paintings. Later drive to Khajuraho on arrival check into Hotel. Thereafter visit the most important and fascinating Western group of temples. The temples have been declared a 'world heritage' site by UNESCO in order to preserve the rich legacy of architecture, bequeathed to future generations by the Kings of the Chandela dynasty. These temples are famous for their intricate sculptures and erotic carvings that are one of the outstanding achievements of Indian art. Rest overnight at hotel.
Day 10 : Khajuraho / Varanasi: (By Flight)
After Morning breakfast transfer to airport to board the flight for Varanasi. Meet on arrival at Varanasi Airport and transfer to Hotel. Varanasi - said to be India’s most sacred city situated on the western bank of the holy river Ganga. It is also the oldest living city in the world. As a place for devotion and worship, with hundreds of temples dotting the city, sunrise on the riverfront as seen from a boat can be a spiritually uplifting sight. It has a fascination uniquely its own, a quality of sublime beauty, a timeless eternal appeal. Varanasi is the city which cannot be described, only experienced. Evening view “Aarti” ceremony on the Ghats. Back to hotel and rest overnight.
Day 11 : Varanasi
After Morning breakfast proceed to Sarnath, 10 Kms east of Varanasi. Sarnath is one of the Buddhism’s major centers of India. After attaining enlightenment, Buddha came to Sarnath where he gave his first sermon. Visit the deer park and the museum and later back to Hotel and rest overnight.
Day 12 : Varanasi / Delhi
Morning at leisure, Afternoon transfer to airport to board the flight to Delhi. Tour Ends.
|No of Guest||Tour Cost Per Person|
|Standard - 3â|
|2 Persons traveling together (Double Occupancy)||â¹ 45,700|
|3 Persons traveling together (Triple Occupancy)||â¹ 34,100|
|4 persons traveling together (2 Double Occupancy)||â¹ 37,400|
|1 Person traveling together with 2 persons (1 Double and 1 Single Occupancy)||â¹ 58,700|
|Children between 6 and 12 years||â¹ 11,000|
|Children below 6 years||Free|
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* Airfare/Transport fare to be paid full at one time in advance.
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* Upon cancellation, refund will be made after deducting the Retention Amount.
* Retention Amount varies as per the number of days left before your package start date.
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