Best Central India with Taj Mahal
Destination : Delhi – Mandawa – Jaipur – Agra – Orcha – Khajuraho – Varanasi.
Duration : 10 Nights - 11 Days
Day 01: Arrive at Delhi IGI airport
Upon Arrival at Delhi IGI airport, welcome by our representative & transfer to hotel for 02 nights stay. Day at leisure & overnight at hotel.
Day 02: Delhi
After breakfast tour of Delhi visit Jama Masid, Qutub Minar, Humayun Tomb, Lotus Temple, Raj Gath, India Gate. And drive past parliament house and President house. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03: Delhi - Mandawa drive (250 Km/ 5 hrs)
After breakfast drive to Mandawa, upon arrival check-in at hotel for 01 night stay. Evening visit to village & there are a number of fascinating havelis in Mandawa, all of them adorned with beautiful wall paintings. And camel ride at sunset. Overnight at hotel.
Day 04: Mandawa - Jaipur drive (180 Km/ 3 hrs)
Leisurely breakfast at hotel and later drive to Jaipur, On arrival our company representative would assist you to check in hotel for 02 nights stay. Rest of the day free for leisure or on own. Overnight at Jaipur.
Optional: Evening traditional Rajasthani dinner at Chokhi Dhani with cultural program.
Day 05: Jaipur
After breakfast at hotel. Proceed for excursion to Amber Fort in the outskirts of Jaipur followed by Elephant ride to the fort. Proceed for sightseeing of Palace of Winds better known as Hawa Mahal, City Palace Museum, Jantar Mantar (Observatory). Overnight at Jaipur.
Day 06: Jaipur - Agra drive (250 Km/ 5 hrs)
After early breakfast drive to Agra. Enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri (40 Km from Agra) (old deserted town of Mughal Dynasty) visiting The Buland Darwaza / Palace of Jodha Bai / Birbal Bhawan & Panch Mahal. Later continue drive to Agra. On arrival check in hotel for 01 Night.
Visit Taj at sunset. Taj Mahal (closed on Friday) - the most extravagant monument ever built for love Mumtaj Mahal by Emperor Shah Jahan in 1633. Overnight at hotel.
Day 07: Agra - Orchha drive (240 Km).
Taj visit by sunrise Taj Mahal (Closed on Friday) - the most extravagant monument ever built for love Mumtaj Mahal by Emperor Shah Jahan in 1633. Later back to hotel for breakfast. After breakfast drive to Orchha, check into hotel for 01 nights stay. Overnight at hotel.
Day 08: Orchha - Khajuraho drive (170 Km)
After breakfast visit Fort Complex & Jehangir Mahal, later drive to Khajuraho. Afternoon visit the Khajuraho temples.
Khajuraho: It is one of the most popular tourist destinations in India and has the largest group of medieval Hindu and Jain temples in India. The temples are famous for their erotic sculptures, as well as depiction of life in all its forms.
Day 09: Khajuraho - Varanasi by flight
Breakfast at hotel and later transfer to airport for flight to Varanasi, check-in into hotel for 02 nights stay.
Varanasi : It is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world and probably the oldest of India.
Afternoon visit Sarnath: where Gautama Buddha first taught the Dharma and also where the original Sangha was formed. Consequently, it is one of the 4 main Buddhist pilgrimage destinations. Overnight at hotel.
Day 10: Varanasi
Early morning enjoy the boat ride on river ganges. Later back to hotel for breakfast and tour of Ancient city ghats, temples & streets bazaars. Rest of the day leisure at hotel or explore the Ancient city. Evening attend the prayer ceremony at the Ghats. Overnight at hotel.
Day 11: Varanasi - Delhi by flight
Morning breakfast at hotel and day at free for explore the ancient city. On time transfer to airport for flight to Delhi. Further flight back to onward journey.