Day 01 : Home Delhi
Arrive Delhi International airport, you will be met and assisted by our
representative to the hotel, check in at the hotel. Relax and overnight in
Day 02 : Delhi
Morning take a sight seeing tour of Old & New Delhi. Morning visit Old
Delhi: The important places in Old Delhi include the majestic Red Fort, the
historical Chandni Chowk, Jama Masjid and if time permits you can visit Raj
Ghat the Memoir of Mahatma Gandhi. Afternoon visit New Delhi visit the
Rashtrapati Bhawan, the one-time imperial residence of the British viceroys;
the India Gate, a memorial raised in honour of the Indian soldiers martyred
during the Afghan war; the Laxmi Narayan Temple, built by the Birlas, one of
Indias leading industrial families; Qutab Minar, built by Qutub-ud-din
Aibek of the Slave Dynasty; and the lotus-shaped Bahai Temple. Evening free
to relax, overnight at the hotel.
Day 03 : Delhi Jaipur (259 kms
Morning checkout and drive to Jaipur for 5 hours, on arrival transfer to
hotel in Jaipur. Day free to relax after the journey till early evening.
Later in the evening visit Sisodia Gardens, Temple of Galta which is also
known as Valley of Monkeys, and Birla Temple of White Marble and at the time
of dinner visit Chokhi Dhani - an ethnic resort serving Rajasthani &
Continental cuisine with live music and puppet shows in an ambiance of an
ethnic village. Return to the hotel for overnight.
Day 04 : Jaipur
Morning take an excursion tour to Amber Fort - 11kms, and enjoy elephant
ride to ascend/ descend this great fort. Later take sight seeing tour of
Jaipur visiting City Palace, Hawa Mahal made for the ladies of Royal Family
to see the Processions from this Palace and without being seen from the
people and Jantar Mantar Observatory all within the vicinity of City Palace.
After lunch the day is kept free for shopping or individual activities.
Day 05 : Jaipur Agra (230 kms - 5 hrs)
Morning checkout and drive to Agra enroute sightseeing of Fatehpur Sikri the
city built by Mughal Emperor Akbar, visit Bulund Darwaza, Jama Masjid, and
Tomb of Shaikh Salim Chisti; continue to Jaipur visiting Fatehpur Sikri. On
arrival in Agra transfer to hotel, afternoon free to relax. Take a sight
seeing tour of Agra visiting Diwan - e Am (Chambers of Common men), Diwan
e Khas (Chamber of VIPs), Octagonal Tower, Jehangir Palace, all
in the vicinity of Agra Fort and Tomb of Ittamuddaulahs. Later in the day
visit Tomb of Ittamuddaulahs & the Grand Taj Mahal where you should
spent some time, evening visit the Inlay Handicraft Market of Agra,
overnight at the hotel in Agra.
Day 06 : Agra Khajuraho (By air at 1355 hrs / arrival at 1415
Early morning at the time of sunrise one can visit Taj Mahal optionally to
see it over the sunrise. You will have free time till 1200 hrs, in case if
you have miss any sight seeing or shopping on day 5 you can do that till
1200 hrs. Transfer to airport to board the flight for Khajuraho at 1335 hrs,
assistance on arrival in Khajuraho at 1415 hrs, transfer to hotel, day free
to explore Khajuraho on own, overnight in Khajuraho.
Day 07 : Khajuraho
Morning visit Western group of Temples consisting of the massive Lakshmana
Temple dedicated to lord Vishnu, the Lakshmi and Varaha temples dedicated to
Vishnus consort Lakshman, the Kandariya Mahadev temple dedicated to
Lord Shiva and the Chausath Yogini temple dedicated to goddess Kali. Also
visit Archaeological museum with its collection of stone sculptures of the
Chandela dynasty. Later visit Eastern group of Temples and visit the Jain
temples of Parsvanath, Adinath, and Shanti Nath. Also visit the temples of
Vamana and Brahma/Hanuman both dedicated to lord Vishnu. Evening free for
individual activities, overnight at the hotel.
Day 08 : Khajuraho - Varanasi (By Air at 1335 hrs / arrival at 1415
Morning day free for individual activities, after noon transfer to airport
to board the flight for Varanasi at 1335 hrs, assistance on arrival in
Varanasi at 1415 hrs, transfer to hotel. Relax for some time & take an
excursion tour to Sarnath 10 kms visit the deer park and Bodhi Tree
where Lord Buddha perched his First Sermon. Drive back to Varanasi, evening
free to relax, overnight in Varanasi.
Day 09 : Varanasi
Early morning at the time of sunrise take a boat ride on the River Ganges
and see the various Ghats with people ritually cleansing their sins. While
on the boat you will also see the cremation ceremonies of dead bodies as per
Hindi Rituals. Morning proceed on a tour of the temples of Varanasi visiting
the Golden Temple dedicated to lord Shiva, the Durga temple dedicated to
goddess Durga. Interestingly the Durga Temple is also known as the Monkey
Temple due to the large number of monkeys found in the Temple premises.
Evening one can take boat ride again in River Ganges. Overnight at the hotel
Day 10 : Varanasi - Kathmandu (By air at
1240 hrs / arrival in Kathmandu at 1350 hrs)
Morning day free for individual activities, transfer to airport to board
the flight for Kathmandu at 1240 hrs, assistance on arrival in Kathmandu at
1350 hrs, transfer to hotel. Day free to relax and acclimatize in Kathmandu
or explore the market of Kathmandu in Thamel. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 11 : Kathmandu
Morning one can optionally enjoy a mountain flight for an hour for a close
view of various Himalayan peaks or else visit Hanuman Dhoka, the name of the
old royal palace has been derived from the statue of Hanuman (the monkey god
of Hindu mythology) Also visit the hilltop Stupa of Swayambhunath,
considered 2,000 years old. Overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 12 : Kathmandu
Morning visit The Pashupatinath Temple, situated on the banks of River
Baghmati around 8 km from the city, is one of the holiest Hindu shrines.
Also visit Guheshwari Temple near Pashupatinath is considered as the place
where Yoni of Shivas consort Sati fell when she was cut into pieces by
Lord Vishnu. Later visit Boudhnath which is one of the largest stupas in the
world. Afternoon relax, and early evening visit Patan is a spiritual city
with Durbar Square in the centre and many stupas, shikaras, and temples.
Bhaktapur is again a royal city where most of the attractions revolve around
Durbar Square and the Palace of 55 Windows. Overnight at the hotel in
Day 13 : Kathmandu Pokhra (By air at 0900 hrs)
Morning transfer to airport to board the flight for Pokhra at 0900 hrs,
assistance on arrival in Pokhra at 0945 hrs, transfer to Lake side hotel.
Day free to relax or explore Pokhra on own. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 14 : Pokhra
Morning visit Pokhra to see Davis Falls, Binde Basini Temple, Mahindra
Caves, Seti George and Phewa Lake. Evening free to relax at the hotel,
overnight at the Lodge.
Day 15 : Pokhra - Kathmandu Delhi (BY air at 1420 hrs / arrival
in Delhi at 1540 hrs)
Checkout and transfer to airport to board the flight for Kathmandu at 0900
hrs, on arrival at 0945 hours, time free in Kathmandu till 1300, transfer to
International Airport to board the flight for Delhi at 1420 hrs, assistance
on arrival in Delhi at 1540 hrs, transfer to Hotel near International
airport where we will hold rooms from 1540 hrs till you checkout after
farewell dinner to board your flight back home in the midnight.