Golden Triangle with Orchha
Duration : 12 Days / 11 Nights
Destination Covered : Delhi - Jaipur - Agra - Gwalior - Orchha - Khajuraho - Varanasi - Delhi.
Day 01: Arrive Delhi
On arrival at Delhi airport or railway station, our representative will meet you to pick you up and transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day is at your leisure. Stay overnight at the hotel in Delhi.
Day 02: City Tour of Delhi
This morning after breakfast first you will visit old Delhi. The Raj Ghat, Red fort & Jama Masjid are important places to visit, you may also visit Chandni Chowk, spice market etc. Later on proceed to visit the New Delhi. The Qutub Minar, tallest stone tower in India, imposing India Gate and the Rastrapathi Bhawan, Laxmi Narayan Temple, Lotus Temple and, newly built Akshardham temple are of much significance. By evening return to your hotel for overnight stay.
Day 03: Delhi to Jaipur
This morning after breakfast you will drive to the pink city of Jaipur, On arrival check into your hotel and rest of the day is at leisure. Stay overnight at hotel in Jaipur.
Day 04: Jaipur City Tour
This morning after breakfast visit the Amber fort, built in 16th century, enjoy an elephant ride at Amber. Drive past the Hawa Mahal-a Palace of winds. In the afternoon you will visit the city palace and museum, walk to adjacent Jantar Mantar an astronomical observatory. Rest of the evening is at leisure. Stay overnight at hotel in Jaipur.
Day 05: Jaipur to Agra
This morning after breakfast you will drive to Mughal city Agra and check into your hotel. Enroute you will visit the Fatehpur Sikri, the deserted red sandstone city built by the Mughal Emperor Akbar. This afternoon visit the Agra fort, built by the great Emperor Akbar, and the famous Taj Mahal-the symbol of love, built by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. Overnight at hotel.
Day 06: Agra to Gwalior
This morning you will be transferred by road to Gwalior, after check in at hotel visit the Gwalior Fort, one of the most invincible forts in India, this imposing citadel, has changed many hands, but has rarely been captured. Rising 100m above the town, the fort hill is about 3km in length. Also visit the Sun Temple, Tomb of Tansen “father of Indian classical music and one of the nine Gems in Akbar's court” and Mausoleums of Ghaus Mohammed. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 07: Gwalior to Orchha
This morning after breakfast you will be transferred by road to Orchha. Orchha has three beautiful palaces within the fort complex, Raj Mahal, Rai Praveen Mahal & Jahangir Mahal. Also visit Ram Raja Temple, Laxmi Narayan Temple, Phool Bagh, Shahid Smarak, etc. Overnight at hotel.
Day 08: Orchha to Khajuraho
This morning after breakfast you will be transferred by road to Khajuraho, check in at hotel. Rest of the day is free at your leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Day 09: Khajuraho City Tour
After check in at hotel visit the world renowned Khajuraho temples, known for its erotic sculptures. Visit EASTERN & WESTERN GROUP OF TEMPLES - Though all the temples are worth a visit, the main attractions are the Parasvanath Temple, the Adinath temple.
Day 10: Khajuraho to Varanasi by flight
Transfer to Airport to board the flight to Varanasi. On arrival at Varanasi, pick up and transfer to Hotel. This afternoon visit the Bharat Mata Temple, Durga temple, Tulsi Manas mandir, Banaras Hindu University which has an art gallery, Kashi Vishwanath Temple etc. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 11: Boat Ride & visit to Sarnath
Early morning boat excursion on the holy river Ganges to see the bathing ghats and cremation site. Watching people bathing and worshipping at the ghats is one of the most extraordinary experiences of a visit to India. This afternoon visit Sarnath, the Buddhist city, where Lord Buddha gave his first sermon. Visit the ruins, the stupa, the Buddhist temple and the museum. Return to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 12: Varanasi to Delhi by Flight & Transfer to International Airport
Today you will be transferred to Airport to take a flight to Delhi. On arrival at Delhi Airport assistance in transferring to International Airport to board your onward flight.