Destinations: Delhi (2) – Jaipur (2) – Agra (1) – Varanasi (2) – Mumbai (1) – Aurangabad (2) – Mumbai / Delhi (1)
Duration : 10 Nights / 11 Days
Day 01: Arrive Delhi
Assistance upon arrival at Delhi International airport by our company’s representative and transferred to your chosen hotel for 02 nights stay.
Day 02: Day in Delhi
This morning after breakfast, enjoy city tour of Delhi visiting Raj Ghat - cremation site of Mahatama Gandhi, Jama Masjid – the biggest mosque of India, Rickshaw ride through the narrow streets of Chandni Chowk upto Red fort – one of the major forts of India built by the great Mughals.
Also enjoy drive pass the land mark of Delhi India Gate, President House and Parliament, Government Buildings built during the British Raj, then drive through the Diplomatic avenues towards to visit Qutab Minar – the signature monument of capital city Delhi.
Day 03: Delhi > Jaipur (260 Kms / 6 hrs)
This morning after breakfast check out from your hotel and drive through the beautiful countryside to Jaipur – the capital of colourful Rajasthan which is also famed as Pink City Jaipur.
Arrive Jaipur and check in at your hotel for 02 nights stay.
Day 04: Day in Jaipur
This morning, start your city tour of Jaipur with the an exciting Elephant ride to ascend Amber fort which is one of the great example of Royal Rajputs and the great Mughals.
Afternoon visit City Palace – one of the major attraction of Pink city Jaipur built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II between 1729 and 1732, Jantar Manter (The Observatory) – the biggest stone observatory in the world and at last visit a five storied Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds) built by Maharaja of Jaipur.
Day 05: Jaipur > Agra (244 kms / 05 hrs)
After breakfast, embark on your scenic drive to Agra the city of beautiful “Taj Mahal”.
Arrive Agra and check in at your hotel for a night stay. Later after freshen up enjoy city tour of Agra visiting one of the seven wonders of the world “Taj Mahal” built by the Great Mughal Shah-Jehan in memory of his favourite and beloved wife “Mumtaj Mahal”. Also visit the historical Agra fort which serve Mughal empire for a long period and played an important role to rule over the surrounding kingdoms during the Mughal ruling era.
Most of the travellers love’s to visit this beautiful monument of Love “Taj Mahal” by the dawn and dusk and appreciate its incredible beauty with the sun-rays.
Day 06: Agra > Delhi / Varanasi (by flight)
After an early breakfast, drive through Yamuna Express highway towards to Delhi airport and take your further flight to Varanasi – the spiritual capital of the country.
Assistance upon arrival Varanasi airport and transferred to your chosen hotel for 02 nights stay via visiting Sarnath, the place where Lord Buddha gave his first sermon after enlightenment.
Day 07: Day in Varanasi
Early morning enjoy boat ride on the Holy River Ganges to see the “bathing Ghats” where thousands of pilgrims pay homage to the rising sun by dipping themselves in the holy water of Ganges River, also see the ‘burning Ghats’ where cremations are conducted.
After breakfast, visit the various temples of Varanasi including the famous Kashi Vishwanath Temple, the Bharat Mata temple houses where you will see a huge map of Motherland India instead of any deity; The Tulsi Manas Temple – dedicated to Lord Rama built in 1964; Banaras Hindu University and Monkey Temple etc.
Later in the evening enjoy the “Grand Aarti” ceremony at Dasaswamedh Ghat, conducted by white-robed priests every day. All young priests sway in seemingly choreographed movements, worshiping the Holy River Ganges as “Goddess Ganga” with fresh flowers, earthen lamps and incense.
Day 08: Varanasi > Mumbai (by flight)
Morning at leisure later by the early afternoon, you will be transferred to Varanasi airport to catch your flight to Mumbai.
Upon arrival at Mumbai the business capital of the country, you will be transferred to your hotel for a night stay.
Day 09: Mumbai > Aurangabad (by Train / flight)
This morning after breakfast enjoy your guided city tour of Mumbai visiting the Gateway of India, Hanging Garden, Dhobi Ghat, Wales of Museum, Marine Drive etc.
Later in the afternoon, you will be transferred to Mumbai Railway Station / Airport to catch your train / flight to Aurangabad. Upon arrival at Aurangabad you will be transferred to your chosen hotel for 02 nights stay.
Day 10: Aurangabad (Ajanta Caves & Bibi ka Maqbara)
After breakfast, embark on your day trip to visit Ajanta Caves a series of 30 rock-cut caves carved in 2nd century BC out of a horseshoe shaped cliff along the Waghora River discovered by a group of british officers in 1819. Carved with little more than a hammer and chisel, Ajanta, once the retreat of the Buddhist monastic orders features several ‘Chaityas’ and Viharas. The exquisite paintings and sculptures of Buddha’s life belong to the Mahayana period.
While driving back to city you may also visit Bibi ka Maqbara the burial place of Aurangzeb’s wife ‘Rabia Durrani’, built by son of Aurangzeb’s in the memory of his mother.
Day 11: Aurangabad (Ellora caves) > Mumbai / Delhi (by flight)
After an early breakfast, proceed for a guided tour of Ellora Caves - which is well-known for the influences of Buddhist, Jain and Hindu cultural. There are 34 caves containing shrines, monasteries and temples carved during from 200 BC to 600 AD.
Later you will be transferred to Aurangabad airport to catch your flight to Mumbai / Delhi for your connecting flight to fly back home.