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River and Temples

  • Best time
  • October to March
  • Total Duration
  • 11 Days
  • Destinations Covered
  • Delhi – Varanasi – Khajuraho – Agra – Jaipur
  • Hotel Category
  • Luxury, Mid Budgeted, Budgeted and Heritage
  • Main Attraction
  • Delhi - Varanasi, Sarnath – Boat ride, Temples of Khajuraho

Detailed Itinerary

Map

  • Days
  • Events
  • Day 01
  • Arrival Delhi
    Meet on arrival and transfer to the Hotel.
    Check in with traditional Indian Welcome at hotel.
    Our executive will be present at the hotel, before your arrival to fulfill all check-in formalities. 
    The hotel will serve you a welcome drink – Rose, Lemon water or soft drinks.
    Overnight: Hotel
  • Day 02
  • Delhi
    Morning: After breakfast, Proceed for sightseeing of Delhi with our Guide, Experience the rickshaw ride in Old Delhi through very narrow streets namely - Balli Maran, Kinari Bazar - (Cloth market), Masale Wali Gali – (Spice Market) etc
    Rest of the time is free to explore Connaught Place
    Dinner at own choice of restaurant.
    Overnight: Hotel
  • Day 03
  • Delhi – Varanasi
    After breakfast, departure transfer to the Airport of Delhi.
    Morning: Fly to Varanasi 
    After getting fresh, proceed for sightseeing of Old city of Varanasi.
    Evening: Proceed for boat ride. View the Ganga Aarti (evening prayer ritual on the Ganges) from the boat.
    Dinner at river view roof top restaurant
    Overnight in Varanasi
  • Day 04
  • Varanasi
    After bed tea and cookies, proceed for morning boat ride on the Ganges. This is also the best time to see Indian life and how people are connected with the Ganges. Taking a holy dip and offering puja at time of sun rise is considered auspicious.
    Return back to the hotel for breakfast and proceed for sightseeing of Sarnath- the place where Budhha preached his first discourse in the deer park to set in motion the ‘ Wheel of the Dharma’.
    After sightseeing, drive back to Varanasi.
    Also visit other places like Bharat Mata temple and Silk factory.
    Overnight in Varanasi
  • Day 05
  • Varanasi – Khajuraho
    After leisurely breakfast, departure transfer to the Varanasi Airport.
    Afternoon: Fly to Khajuraho 
    Meet on arrival and transfer to the hotel.
    Post lunch, walk around the market.
    After sunset: Proceed for 01 hour light and sound show.
    Overnight in Khajuraho
  • Day 06
  • Khajuraho
    After breakfast, proceed for sightseeing of Khajuraho. The 9th- 12thcentury temples of Khajuraho are the evidences of the architectural geniuses during the times of Chandela dynasty. The Temple town of Khajuraho is much different from any other temple city of India.
    Overnight in Khajuraho
  • Day 07
  • Khajuraho – Jhansi – Agra
    After breakfast, drive to Jhansi, en route visit Orchha Fort - Orchha's grandeur has been captured in stone, frozen in time, a rich legacy to the ages. The palaces and temples built by its Bundela rulers in the 16th and 17th centuries retain much of their perfection.
    Lunch at local restaurant.
    Evening: Depart by Shatabdi Express train to Agra
    Meet on arrival and transfer to the hotel
    Overnight in Agra
  • Day 08
  • Agra – Jaipur (240 KS)
    Early morning visit Taj Mahal and enjoy the beauty of Taj Mahal at the time of Sun rise
    After breakfast at hotel drive to Fatehpur Sikri and visit fort of Fatehpur Sikri - the extraordinary city built by Akbar the Great, deserted 14 years later. 
    Optional buffet lunch at heritage hotel at Bharatpur. Overnight: Hotel at Jaipur
  • Day 09
  • Jaipur
    After breakfast visit Amber Fort - the ancient capital of the Rajput Empire. It is a palace surrounded by majestic ramparts. Situated on a hillock, we will proceed to the fort from the parking area on elephant back. 
    After lunch, visit the grand City Palace, now a museum – the principal residence of the former ruling family, Jantar Mantar - the ancient Observatory, Hawa Mahal - the exotic Palace of the Winds & the picturesque ‘bazaars’ of the walled city.
    Overnight in Jaipur
  • Day 10
  • Jaipur
    After breakfast visit Amber Fort - the ancient capital of the Rajput Empire. It is a palace surrounded by majestic ramparts. Situated on a hillock, we will proceed to the fort from the parking area on elephant back. 
    After lunch, visit the grand City Palace, now a museum – the principal residence of the former ruling family, Jantar Mantar - the ancient Observatory, Hawa Mahal - the exotic Palace of the Winds & the picturesque ‘bazaars’ of the walled city.
    Overnight in Jaipur
  • Day 11
  • Jaipur – Delhi - Home (240 Kms)
    After breakfast, drive to Delhi 
    Arrived Delhi and check in to hotel, after getting fresh, free time at Delhi or after farewell dinner, departure transfer to the International Airport of Delhi.
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  • Suggestions:
  • A detour of 01 night to Panna Wildlife Sanctuary can be done from Khajuraho. 
    (Khajuraho to Panna- 45 KS)