Day 1: Departure from Home Country.
Day 2: Delhi Arrival.
Red Fort, Delhi Sightseeing. Arrive Delhi and transfer to Hotel. Overnight Delhi. Check-in and check-out timings are always 1200 hrs noon.
Day 3: Delhi Lucknow.
Lotus Temple, Delhi Sightseeing. Morning visit Raj Ghat - the cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi and, Jama Masjid and drive past Red Fort and Chandni Chowk. Check-out at 1200 hrs. Afternoon tour of New Delhi. Visit Qutab Minar, Humayun's Tomb, India Gate, Lakshminarayan Temple - a modern Hindu Temple. Drive past President's House, Government Secretariat buildings and Connaught place shopping center of New Delhi. Evening transfer to Rail-station for Lucknow night train. Night on board.
Day 4: Lucknow.
Chota Imambara, Lucknow Sightseeing. Morning arrive Lucknow. Transfer to Hotel. Afternoon visits. Lucknow was the 18th century capital of Nawab Wazirs and the centre of culture and tradition. Visit the great Imambara, Jama Masjid, Picture gallery, the Clock Tower, Roomi Darwaza, Residency and Dilkusha Palace. Overnight Lucknow.
Day 5: Lucknow Varanasi.
Varanasi ghat, Varanasi Sightseeing. Morning transfer to rail station in time for Varanasi train. Evening arrive Varanasi and transfer to hotel. Overnight Varanasi.
Day 6: Varanasi (Banaras) - Morning boat ride.
Varanasi ghat, Varanasi Sightseeing. Morning boat ride on the river Ganges, a ferry pilgrimage from Ghat to Ghat. People bath early in the morning to offer the prayers to the rising sun. The two cremation Ghats are Manikarnika and Harishchandra where funeral pyre burns day and night. It is the belief of every pious Hindu that to die in Kashi and to be cremated on banks of the Ganges is to attain release from the cycle of birth and death. Rest of the day free. Overnight Varanasi.
Day 7: Varanasi (Banaras) Agra.
Agra fort, Agra Sightseeing. Day free. Check-out from the hotel at 1200 hrs. Evening transfer to rail-station for Agra night train. Night on board.
Day 8: Agra.
Taj Mahal, Agra Sightseeing. Morning arrive Tundla rail-station and transfer to hotel in Agra. Afternoon visit the world famous Taj Mahal built by the Mughal Emperor Shahjehan in 1630 AD for his Queen Mumtaz Mahal to enshrine her mortal remains. Later visit the Agra fort containing, the halls of public and private audience. Overnight in Agra. Taj Mahal is closed on Fridays.
Day 9: Agra Jaipur.
Sightseeing, Jaipur Morning drive to Jaipur by road enroute visiting Fatehpur Sikri built by emperor Akbar in 1569 AD and abandoned after 15 years due to scarcity of water. See the graceful buildings including the Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chisti, Panch Mahal and other Palaces. Afternoon half day tour of Jaipur, visiting Maharaja's city Palace, Jantar Mantar (the observatory) and Ramniwas Gardens. Drive past Hawa Mahal and through the pink rose residential and business areas. Overnight Jaipur.
Day 10: Jaipur.
Hawa Mahal, Jaipur Sightseing. Morning excursion to Amber fort - the ancient capital of the state 1728. Visit the Sheeshmahal or the hall of victory glittering with mirrors. Afternoon free. Overnight Jaipur.
Day 11: Jaipur Delhi.
Delhi Sightseeing Drive to Delhi. No Hotel. Later transfer to Delhi airport in time for return flight.
Day 12: Departure.
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