Day 1: Pick up from Delhi and drive to Jaipur, the colourful capital of the state of Rajasthan. Afternoon tour the “Pink City” visiting the Hawa Mahal Palace of Winds, Jantar Mantar Astronomical Observatory, the City Palace and the local bazaar. Overnight at hotel.
Day 2: Morning visit the Amber Fort. Enjoy an elephant ride to reach the Fort on the hilltop. Afternoon drive Agra en route visiting the abandoned Mughal City of Fatehpur Sikri. Continue drive to Agra and check into hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 3: Morning visit the wonder of the world, the Taj Mahal, the Fort, Mughal Emperor Akbar’s Mausoleum at Sikandra and local bazaar. Evening free. Overnight at hotel.
Day 4: Morning transfer to the railway station to board express train to Jhansi. On arrival in Jhansi you will drive to Khajuraho en route visiting the riverside town of Orchha, known for its exquisite temples, palaces and cenotaphs. Continue drive to Khajuraho and check into hotel. Evening free. Overnight at hotel.
Day 5: Morning sightseeing of Khajuraho’s temples famous for their erotic sculptures. Later transfer to the airport to board flight to Varanasi. On arrival in Varanasi transfer to hotel. Afternoon short drive to Sarnath, which was the scene of Lord Buddha’s first sermon. Here, visit the Museum and the many stupas. Drive back to Varanasi. Overnight at hotel.
Day 6: Early morning enjoy a boat ride on Ganges River and witness the incredible scene of multitudes of devotees pay homage to the Sun God on the Ghats (riverbank). Am sightseeing tour of Varanasi visiting Banaras Hindu University, temples and local bazaar. Afternoon departure transfer for onward journey.
Entrance Fee to the Monuments in INR (Indian Rupees) per person:
- Taj Mahal: 750 USD
- Agra Fort: 250 USD
- Sikandra: 100 USD
- Fatehpur Sikri: 260 USD
- Jaipur (City Palace, Jantar Mantar, Hawa Mahal and Amber Fort): 265 USD
- Orchha 30 USD
- Khajuraho Temples 250 USD.
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