Start and end in New Delhi! With the sightseeing tour Classical India Tour, you have a 10 day tour package taking you through New Delhi, India and 4 other destinations in India. Classical India Tour includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
In and around New DelhiUpon your arrival at Delhi International airport, you will be met by our office airport representative. After a warm welcome at the airport, you will be driven to your pre-booked hotel and our representative will assist you in check-in formalities. Get some rest or explore the city by walk. Enjoy an overnight stay at the hotel.Start point Near Exit Gate No 6 at Arrival Hall, Indira Gandhi International Airport, Airport Rd., New Delhi, Delhi, India
Drive Delhi ? Jaipur Today morning after breakfast at the hotel, you will drive to start your excursion with Qutub Minar, it?s named after Qutub-ud-din Aibak, the first Sultan of the Mamluk Dynasty, This is the victory tower of Mughal, which indicated the beginning of Muslim rule in India. This 72.5 meters high tower truly reflects the brilliance of ancient Indian architects. Later on, drive to Humayuns Tomb, One of the inspirational architecture of its time, the design and layout have inspired many similar structures. Built-in the memory of Humayun, by his Persian widow, Haji Begum, it was the first architectural construction built during Akbars reign.? Then drive to visit India Gate, it was built to commemorate the death of India soldiers, who were killed in the North West Province during the First World War and the Afghan Conquest of 1919. Later visit President House, The official residence of the President of India. Drive pass Parliament Street and move to Connaught Place for Lunch. From here you will head to Jama Masjid, it was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan between 1650 and 1656, Jama Masjid is one of the biggest Mosques in India. Later embark your drive to Jaipur city. Rajasthans beautiful Pink City Jaipur was the stronghold of a clan of rulers whose three hill forts and series of palaces in the city are important attractions. Known as the Pink City because of the color of the stone used exclusively in the walled city, Upon arrival check-in hotel and overnight stay.
Breakfast at the hotel, enjoy an elephant ride (upto the hills) to the Amber Fort. Raja Man Singh the Rajput commander of Akbar?s army constructed the fortress-palace at the end of the 16th century. Amber is a superb example of Rajput architecture, situated on a hilltop, overlooking a lake. Casting its surreal reflection in the Maota Lake, the Amer Fort is an architectural wonder. The fort is also counted as the most excellent example of Indo-Islamic architecture. Then move ahead to the City Palace, with amazing cultural value and architectural excellence. It is adorned with a number of gardens, edifices, and courtyards within the complex of the palace which makes it worth visiting. The next stopover will be at the Jantar Mantar, also known as the Royal Observatory, Jantar Mantar has a collection of astronomical instruments that are meticulously designed to measure the harmony of the heavens. Later on, visit Hawa Mahal It was constructed in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh to enable ladies of the royal household to watch the life and processions of the city. The top offers stunning views over Jantar Mantar and the City Palace in one direction and over Sireh Deori Bazaar in the other. In the evening, explore Bapu Bazar, a famous market in Jaipur and other local markets to enjoy shopping. Later, drive back to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Breakfast at the hotel, embark on your drive to Jaipur. ?On the way, halt at Abhaneri; this ancient village in Rajasthan is renowned for its post-Gupta or early medieval monuments, Chand Baori and Harshat Mata temple. Though the village is in ruins now, tourists throng the village to see Chand Baori which is a huge stepwell, a unique idea conceived by the natives to work as a water reservoir. Another attraction is the Harshat Mata temple, an architectural jewel on the tourism map of Rajasthan. While Harshat Mata temple symbolizes the 10th-century architecture, Chand Baori, which is fortified on all sides, is one of the largest step wells in India. En-route, also visit Fatehpur Sikri, built by Emperor Akbar in 1569 and abandoned after 15 yrs due to scarcity of water. Predominately, a red sandstone construction sprawling over a huge area, the architectural style is very much in tune with the emperor?s dream & partakes of both Hindu & Muslim styles. See the graceful buildings including Jama Masjid, Jodha Bai Palace, Birbal Bhawan, Panch Mahal, and the Buland Darwaza. Each site endures the great creativity and historical significance of the Mughal Dynasty. Continue to drive to Agra, on arrival check-in at the hotel. Overnight stay at Agra.
Early morning, visit the Taj Mahal during sunrise a symbol of love. It was built by Shah Jahan in 1631 AD and was completed in 1651. This symbol of love was built in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. Described as the most extravagant monument ever built for love. Then, drive back to the hotel for breakfast and freshen-up. Afternoon visit Agra Fort, it was built by the famed Mughal Emperor Akbar in 1565 AD, the fort is predominantly of red sandstone. Construction of the massive red sandstone Agra Fort on the bank of the Yamuna River was begun by Emperor Akbar in 1565, though additions were made up until the rule of his grandson, Shah Jahan region it has partially become Palace. Later move the head ?to Itmad-ud-daulahs Tomb, was built between 1622 and 1628 by Empress Nur Jahan for her father, boasts of marble trelliswork and inlaid with precious stones, this mausoleum on the opposite bank of the Yamuna from the Taj, exhibits a strong Persian influence. Evening drive back to the hotel for an overnight stay.
In and around KhajurahoToday morning, embark your drive to Agra railways station to board a train for Jhansi. Upon arrival at Jhansi railway station, drive to Khajuraho city and en-route visit Orchha Town the historical site with magnificent temples and monuments. Some of the palaces were decorated with painted murals which represent the finest flowering of the Bundela school of painting. Continue your drive to Khajuraho. Upon arrival check-in, hotel and overnight stay at Khajuraho.
(AI 045, 15:15/16:10) After breakfast drive to visit The legendary temples of Khajuraho are an incomparable experience. Acknowledged as one of the world?s artistic wonders, these temples dedicated to the Hindu pantheon of Gods are covered in carvings that are a paean to life and love. Built within a short span of a hundred years by the Chandela Rajputs, the 10th-century temples lay forgotten until they were discovered in the present century.? Afternoon transfer to Khajuraho airport to catch a flight for Varanasi. Meet on arrival at Varanasi airport and transfer to the hotel, our representative will assist you in the check-in process. Overnight stay at the hotel.
In the morning take a boat cruise at river Ganges to observe the life of pilgrims who pray by the Ghats of Varanasi. Later go for an excursion to Sarnath, located 10 Km East of Varanasi. It is one of the major Buddhist centers in India. After attaining enlightenment, the Buddha came to Sarnath where he gave his first sermon and visit the deer park (he delivered his first sermon, or in religious language, set in motion the wheel of Law (maha- Dharmachakra Pravartan).In the evening, visit the famous ghats of the holy river the Ganges and witness & experience, the Aarti or prayer of River Ganges with a spectacular sight of oil lamps floating in the river as a backdrop and hearing harmonious hymns, this sight and sound is an ultimate spiritual experience soothing the soul.
After early morning breakfast, our representative will transfer you to the airport for flight to Delhi. On arrival in Delhi, you will be received by our representative who will transfer you to Delhi?s hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Today morning after breakfast at the hotel, ?you will departure transferred to Delhi international airport to board a flight for onward destination.?End point WTravels representative will drop you at IGI airport, Indira Gandhi International Airport, Airport Rd., New Delhi, Delhi, India