You arrive in Delhi by an evening flight where you are greeted by the facilitators. You then check-in the Hotel where you get your welcome package. It contains the travel documents & all the other required things.
You will be picked up from the hotel in the morning and will start our day by traveling to Chandni Chowk. Here we’ll see “Paratha Wali Gali” and then we’ll go to Jama Masjid. Further, we’ll see the Red Fort from outside. It is a building of national importance and was the seat of Mughal Empire for more than 250 years. After this, we will move towards the cremation site of Raj Ghat. In the noon begin our New Delhi tour by traveling to Lutyen’s Delhi. We’ll then drive past to Rashtrapati Bhawan & then Delhi’s landmark structure India Gate. We’ll then move to Bangla Sahib Gurudwara. We’ll go to Tomb Complex & then we’ll see the amazing Qutub Minar. Here we’ll see the Ashoka Pillar which iron weathered some 1500 yrs without rusting.
In the morning, you check-out from the hotel & take a flight to the airport. We directly move into our hotel rooms and check-in. After lunch, we’ll go to some of the ancient temples in the banks of the river Ganges. We will go for a sunrise & sunset cruise of the Ganga.
There are many temples in the city and we’ll go to many of them. After lunch we’ll proceed to see the Banaras Hindu University. Then we’ll visit the famous 18th century Durga temple. It is dedicated to Goddess Durga. After this we’ll visit the Tulsi Manas temple. In the end we’ll see one of-its-kind temple the ‘Bharat Mata’ (Mother India). Every evening, hundreds of people gather on the banks of the river Ganges to participate in the Aarti. In the evening Aarti hundreds of lamps light up the river-side at dusk and the entire city of Varanasi comes to a standstill with the sound of chimes and dongs reverberating in each and every street. We’ll spend overnight at hotel.
In the early morning, we’ll proceed to morning cruise on the Ganges. A morning cruise on the Ganges presents a very beautiful view of the Ghats bathed in crimson light. After checking out from the Hotel, we’ll travel to the airport en route visiting Sarnath and its museum. Continue to the airport for flight to Khajuraho. Here we’ll see Khajuraho Temples, Kandariya Mahadev Temple and Lakshmana Temple etc.
After checking out from the hotel, we’ll see some other sights and then will move to Orchha. Here we’ll see Orchha Fort and Chaturbhuj Temple. We’ll drive to Jhansi railway station for 3-hour train to Agra. On arrival, transfer and check into the hotel.
We’ll start our discovery of Agra with the famous tomb of Itmad-Ud-Daulah. The beauty of this monument is next to the Taj Mahal. Our trip will now move to Agra Fort. Its royal halls, immense stone courtyards, marble mosques and & private royal chambers are a great attraction. In the evening, we’ll go for a sunset visit to Taj-Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
We start our day with the optional sunrise visit to Taj Mahal & then we’ll come back to the Hotel and freshen up and have breakfast. We’ll then check out from the Hotel & then move to Fatehpur Sikri. This uninhabited city was built up by Akbar. It also has one of the biggest gateways of the world known as Buland Darwaja. After seeing the site we’ll drive to Ranthambore National Park.
Morning and afternoon game drives into the park with the naturalist. It is one of the finest tiger reserves of India and is considered to be the best place to spot a tiger in his own natural habitat. The park is very popular with the wildlife photographers.
Morning jeep safari with the naturalist. In the afternoon, we will proceed to Jaipur where we will visit Amber Fort. We will also have short elephant joy ride.
This morning visit City Palace and Museum, Hawa Mahal and The Observatory (Jantar Mantar). Later, we’ll drive to Jodhpur. The biggest attractions here are The Meherangarh Fort and Jaswant Thada.
Today, We’ll travel to Udaipur & will halt at Ranakpur. It is famous for its Jain Temples. We’ll see Chaumukha Temple and Surya Narayan Temple. Continue to Udaipur.
Today we’ll start our journey to Lake Pichola to enjoy the public boat ride with the stop at Jagmandir Palace. Then will go ahead and visit City Palace and Museum of Udaipur, Jagdish Temple, and Sahelion ki Bari.
We check out from the Hotel & travel to Mumbai by flight. Upon arrival in Mumbai, visit Prince of Wales Museum and overnight at the hotel.
After checking out from the Hotel we’ll head to the airport where we’ll catch the first flight to the Aurangabad. Upon reaching our facilitators will receive you. A full day guided excursion to Ajanta caves. They were crafted by Buddhists Monks in 2nr Century. After exploring the Ajanta caves completely we’ll go to the hotel & take rest.
We’ll start in the morning and will proceed to the excursion to the Ellora caves. There are some 34 caves in Ellora and any one of them is considered as a significant attraction in any part of the world. We’ll also see the Kailash Temple which is a Masterpiece. On the way back we’ll stay at Daulatabad Fort. After sightseeing, we’ll come back to the Hotel.
After an early morning check-out, we’ll drive to the airport. Then we’ll take the morning flight to Mumbai & connect the flight to Cochin. Then we check-in to the hotel. In the evening then, you will be picked up for a local theater to get an experience of Kathakali. After the dance performance, you’ll enjoy the food of Kerela.
We start our guided tour of Cochin whose culture has been shaped by various European Influences. Our tour begins from Jewish Synagogue. We also go to Jew Street and see its antique stores and peddlers. After this, we’ll go to St. Francis church. We then go ahead and see the Chinese fishing nets. After this, we’ll take a short tour of Fort Kochi & we’ll then be driven to Fort Kochi. We’ll then drive back to the hotel.
We’ll check out from the Hotel and then move to backwaters. Here you’ll experience many fresh water canals, rivulets & lakes. Just relax and have a great time. You will be served the delicious Kerela cuisine. You can also take small excursions to small rural communities.
In the morning, we check out from the houseboat and proceed to Cochin airport for the flight to next destination or to home. With this, our trip comes to a memorable end.