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World Heritage Site India Tours

Package Duration
21 Days / 20 Nights
Destination Covered
New Delhi - Varanasi - Khajuraho - Agra - Jaipur - Udaipur - Chennai - Kochi - Kumarakom - Goa City - Mumbai

  • Day 1 : Flight to Delhi

    Description :

    Flight to Delhi. On arrival in India you will be greeted and escorted by Indo Asia Tour's staff to your hotel.

    In its 3000 years of existence; seven cities have risen where the present capital of India stands. Here you'll encounter a fascinating blend of the ancient and the contemporary. Where government buildings, medieval palaces and bazaars exist beside a modern metropolis. Delhi is a city waiting to be explored.

    Overnight in the Hotel.

    Rooms will be available from 1200 Noon.

    Day 2 : Delhi

    Description :

    After breakfast enjoy half-day City tour of Old Delhi.
    Visit the Red Fort (World Heritage Monument) the 17th century imposing fortress built in red sandstone is surrounded by a huge 33m high boundary wall. Inside are exquisite palaces and beautiful gardens.
    Opposite the Red Fort lies Jama Masjid (Friday Mosque) made of red sandstone and white marble, completed in 1656 at a cost of one million Rupees has perfect proportions. India's largest mosque where more than 20.000 people can kneel in prayer. The interior of the prayer hall is divided into aisles by arches. The walls and floors are of marble inlay panels.
    Also visit the Raj Ghat on the banks of the river Yamuna is Mahatma Gandhi's Memorial, where he was cremated following his assassination in January 1948. The memorial lies in the midst of landscaped gardens and made of a simple square platform of black marble inscribed with his last words "Hey Ram". An eternal flame burns 24 hours. Afternoon is free.
    Dinner & Overnight in the Hotel.
    Red Fort is closed on Mondays.

    Day 3 : Delhi

    • India Gate

    Description :

    After breakfast drive through Lutyens Delhi and see India Gate Built of Bharatpur stone, commemorates the 70,000 Indian soldiers who died in the 1st world war. 13516 names of British and Indian soldiers killed in the Afghan War of 1919 are engraved on the arch and foundations. Photo stop at Rashtrapati Bhawan once the Viceroy's residence is now the official residence of the President of India.

    Later in the afternoon explore New Delhi. Visit the Humayun's Tomb (World Heritage Site), built by his wife Haji Begum in the 16th. Century. An early example of Mughal architecture considered the predecessor of the Taj Mahal. The elements in its design a squat building, lighted by high arched entrances, topped by bulbous dome and surrounded by the char bagh (garden divided into quadrants), water channels and fountains.

    Later visit the Qutub Minar (World Heritage Site) the landmark of Delhi, a huge tower of victory started in 1199 and completed in 1368. The minar is 72.5m high with a diameter at the base 14.4m and 2.7m at the top. The tower has 379 steps to the top.

    Dinner & Overnight in the Hotel.

    Day 4 : Delhi / Agra (Train)

    • Fatehpur Sikri

    Description :

    Morning transfer to the Railway Station to board the Train to Agra (0615 / 0812 hrs).
    On arrival in Agra drive straight to Fatehpur Sikri (World Heritage Site), the beautiful and deserted medieval city built by Akbar the Great in the 16th century to serve as the capital of his vast empire. The complex consists of religious, residential and administrative buildings. The Mosque is considered a copy for the Mosque at Mecca and is extremely elegant, containing elements of Hindu and Persian design. Housed here is the Shrine of Sheikh Salim Chisti one of the greatest of Sufi saints of the Muslim world.
    Later drive back to Agra & Check in at Hotel.
    Afternoon is free.
    Dinner & Overnight in the Hotel.

    Day 5 : Agra

    • Taj Mahal
    • Agra Fort
    • Moti Masjid

    Description :

    Agra stands on the right bank of the river Yamuna, was once the seat of the Mughal rulers, the zenith of art and an enshrined romance. A town famous for its beautiful medieval monuments. The passion of the Mughals for building endowed it with some of the loveliest buildings in the world.
    After breakfast visit Taj Mahal (World Heritage Site) - A poignant poetry in marble, stands serene and awesome on a raised marble platform, by the banks of the Yamuna.
    The most extravagant monument ever built for love is a tribute to the timelessness of art and love. The inimitable poem in white marble, one of the seven modern wonders of the world, the finest expression of love of Emperor Shah Jahan for his queen Mumtaz who died giving birth to their 14th child, is located on the banks of the Yamuna river here. The construction of the Taj had commenced in 1631AD and had ended in 1653AD. Workers were gathered from all over the country and from central Asia. About 20,000 people were recruited to translate this dream into reality. The main architect was Isa Khan who was brought from Iran.
    In the afternoon visit the Agra Fort. (World Heritage Site)
    Built by the great Emperor Akbar in 1565 AD, the fort is a masterpiece of design and construction. Within the fort are a number of exquisite buildings, including the Moti Masjid, Diwane-I-Am, Diwane-I-Khas and Musamman Burj, where the Emperor Shah Jahan died in imprisonment, besides Jahangir's Palace, Khaas Mahal and the Sheesh Mahal.
    Later visit Sikandra. The mausoleum of the great Mughal King Akbar (1556 1605). Akbar began building it during his lifetime and his son, the Mughal Emperor Jahangir, completed it. It has a large arched entrance and green lawns, on which deer can be seen grazing, surround the tomb. The entrance is decorated with marble inlay work around the arch, and the inner surface of the dome of the tomb is decorated with images of flowers, geometric designs and Islamic calligraphy.
    Dinner & Overnight in the Hotel.
    IMP: Taj Mahal id closed on Friday.

  • Other Benefits (On Arrival)
    Description :
    Excursion India invites you to be art of a traveling tradition that dates back 5000 years. Follow in the footsteps of these historic wayfarers for a kaleidoscopic look at the timeless cultural fabric that binds these fascinating people together.
    We have designed a special Program based on "UNESCO World Heritage Sites" in India.
    India is the proud owner of umpteen world heritage sites that draws tourists from all across the globe to India. These sites form a part of the cultural and natural heritage and are considered to be of great universal value. There are certain monuments in India that have been selected by UNESCO to encourage protection and preservation of cultural sites considered to be of outstanding value to humanity. A visit to such sites makes us updated with our glorious history and grants us the opportunity to listen to the grand narration of the spectacular monuments.
    The cultural heritage of India is known the world over in the form of its historical monuments, forts, palaces and castles. Keeping in mind this rich historical legacy; UNESCO enlisted Indian amongst the countries having the places, which were given the status of World Heritage Sites depending on their historical importance and contribution to the country's royal and memorable past.

Contact Detail

Excursion India Tours & Travels

Contact Person :-

Mr Manjeet Singh

Address :- 158, St.No.13, Balbir Nagar (Extn.), Shahdara, New Delhi, Delhi, India - 110032

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