Best Of India & Nepal Third Tour
Destination : Delhi - Jaipur - Agra - Varanasi - Delhi - Kathmandu - Pokhra - Delhi.
Duration : 13 Nights - 14 Days
Day 01: Arrival Delhi.
On arrival at Airport you will be received by Colourful Indian Holidays representative and assisted to your hotel. Overnight at Delhi.
Day 02: Delhi
After breakfast sightseeing of Delhi visit Qutub Minar: It is world's tallest minaret. It's hight is 72.5 meters (237.8 ft).Construction commenced in 1193 under the orders of India's first Muslim ruler Qutb-ud-din Aibakan. Humayun Tomb: Memorial mughal emperor Humayun, built in the year 1562. The Complex is World Heritage Site. Lotus Temple: The Bahá'í House of Worship in Delhi, popularly known as the Lotus Temple due to its flowerlike shape. Raj Gath: Cremation site of Mahatma Ghandi, Chandni Chowk: One of the main market of Old Delhi & India Gate. And drive past parliament house and President house. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03: Delhi - Jaipur. (250 Km)
Breakfast at hotel and later drive to Jaipur, check into hotel for 02 nights stay. Day at leisure or free for explore the walled city. Overnight at hotel.
Day 04: Jaipur.
After breakfast excursion to Amber Fort: Amber Fort is situated in Amber, the ancient capital of the Kachhwaha Rajputs on a hillside overlooking Maotha lake. A beautiful complex of palaces, halls, stairways, pillared pavilions, and temples built by Maharaja Man Singh I & enjoy Elephant ride bottom to top of the hill. Afternoon city tour visit City Palace: The main palace is an imposing blend of traditional Rajasthani and Mughal art and architecture, Jantar Mantar: The Jantar Mantar is a re-phrasal of the Sanskrit word yantra mantra which mean instruments and formulae & Hawa Mahal: This five-story, pyramid-shaped structure endorse 953 small peepholes, each with tiny lattice worked (jali) pink windows and arched roofs with hanging cornices. Rest of the day free for shopping & individual activities. Overnight at hotel.
Day 05: Jaipur – Agra (240 Km)
After breakfast you drive to Agra. Enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri: The historical city was constructed by Mughal emperor Akbar beginning in 1570 and served as the empire's capital from 1571 until 1585. On arrival at Agra our company representative would assist you to check in hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 06: Agra – Varanasi
Train at 2120 / 1030 hrs Taj visit by sunrise Taj Mahal - the most extravagant monument ever built for love Mumtaj Mahal by Emperor Shah Jahan in 1633. Later back to hotel for breakfast and visit to Agra fort. The visit to Agra fort is must since so many historical events took place here. Rest of the free on own. Late in the evening transfer to Agra cantt railway station for board overnight train to Varanasi.
Day 07: Arrive in Varanasi at 1030 hrs
Arrival at Varanasi and transfer to your hotel for 02 nights stay. Varanasi, also commonly known as Banaras and Kashi is a city situated on the banks of the River Ganges in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, regarded as holy by Hindus, Buddhists, and Jains. 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. Evening attend the prayer ceremony at the Ghats. Overnight at hotel.
Day 08: Varanasi
Early morning enjoy the boat ride on river ganges. Later back to hotel for breakfast and later tour of Ancient city ghats, temples & streets bazaars. Rest of the day leisure at hotel or explore the Ancient city. Overnight at hotel.
Day 09: 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. Upon arrival transfer to your hotel for 01 night stay. Overnight at hotel.
Day 10: Delhi - Kathmandu by flight
After breakfast transfer to Delhi International airport for flight to Kathmandu. Arrive in Kathmandu, transfer to hotel. After check in Sightseeing of Pashupatinath Temple- the most sacred of the Hindu temples in Nepal dedicated to lord Shiva, built in 1696. Boudha Nath Temple- the world's largest stupa; a sight of great reneration to the Buddhist. Overnight in Hotel.
Day 11: Kathmandu Sightseeing ( 9 Am to 5 Pm)
After breakfast sightseeing of Swayambhunath temple - the oldest Buddhist shrine. Looking east from here, one can see the entire Kathmandu valley spread out below. and lunch break in Kathmandu durbar square. - the temple of the Living Goddess and the old Royal Palace. Finally, visit Kasthamandup - a temple built from a single tree from which the Kathmandu derives its name.And then transfer to Hotel. After lunch in local restaurant sightseeing tour of the Patan- A city of architecture and fine arts. Visit Tibetan Handicraft center at Jawalakhel to watch carpet weaving. Overnight in Hotel.
Day12: Kathmandu to Pokhara (160 Km)
After Breakfast, Check out from Hotel and drive to Pokhara. Enjoy a five-six hour beautiful drive to Pokhara., Arrive & check-In at Hotel. After check in go for boating in Phewa Lake ( second largest lake in Nepal) for one hour boating. Evening free for personal activities/shopping on the lake side market on own. Overnight Stay In Pokhara.
Day 13: Pokhara Sightseeing
Before breakfast drive and hike to Sarangkot-the popular hilltop offering the superb panoramic view of the Annapurn ,Machhapuchhre & Dhaulagiri Himalayas. It's a hike to places within the rim of the Pokhara valley and walks to the surroundings offer captivating glimpses of rural life. Back to Hotel. After breakfast sightseeing of Bindyabasini temple,International Mountain Museum, Seti River, Devi's Fall,
Gupteshowre Mahadev(Cave) . Overnight Stay In Pokhara.
Day 14: Pokhara - Kathmandu – Delhi by flight
After breakfast at the Hotel, transfer to Pokhara airport, fly to Kathmandu and straight transfer to Kathmandu int'l airport for flight Delhi. On arrival at Delhi further flight back to onward journey.