Start and end in New Delhi! With the in-depth cultural tour Essence of India with Varanasi, private car & flight included, you have a 11 day tour package taking you through New Delhi, India and 5 other destinations in India. Essence of India with Varanasi, private car & flight included includes accommodation in a hotel as well as flights, an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
In and around New DelhiCompany representatives will pick you up from the hotel or another central location in Delhi. After fresh up enjoy local sightseeing of places like modern Hindu temple Akshardham, the Old part of the city with sightseeing of the most famous monuments there- the biggest mosque in India - Jama Masjid, stop for the picture at Red fort which is on UNESCO list, the cremation place of Mahatma Gandhi - Raj ghat and Sikh temple - Guudwara. During Old Delhi trip you will enjoy rickshaw ride in the narrow streets of Old Delhi with the stop at spice market. Overnight at the hotel. Notes: The beginning of the tour is at 9 am. The time can be changed on request.? Please wear clothes which cover arms and legs (temples, mosques) and some scarf to cover your head ?(Gurudwara).? Check in time into the hotel - 10 amStart point provide us with a pick up address in Delhi or choose Inn tawang hotel in Karol Bagh, Delhi, Delhi, India 08:00 - 10:00
After breakfast enjoy sightseeing of New Delhi. Visit places like The India Gate and Diplomatic District where you can see Tha Parliament House, Secretarial Buildings. Then, you will see places like Lotus temple - the modern temple of all believes, monuments on UNESCO list - Humajun tomb and the biggest brick minaret in India Qutub Minar. Overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast, travel to the Pink City Jaipur. ?Check in the hotel. Local sightseeing of Jaipur. Visit Galta Gi - monkey temple beautifully situated among the hills. Overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast meet the guide and do local sightseeing of the city. Visit places like Amber fort - a magnificent fort palace situated among hills , the City Palace, Jantar Mantar - Astronomic Observatory, Gaitor tombs - Royal tombs of the Jaipur Kings, Jal Mahal - the Water palace and Hawa Mahal.- the most characteristic Wall in Jaipur with 1000 small windows. Shopping at the local market. Overnight at the hotel in Jaipur.
After breakfast journey to Agra. Agra is a home for one of the seven wonders in the world the symbol of eternal love-The Taj Mahal. The monument was built by the emperor Shahjahan in loving memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. It is located on the banks of Yamuna and brings a huge tourism to Agra. On the way you will stop in Fathepur Sikri and do sightseeing of the Royal and Sacral part of the city.The driver will also stop at Abhaneri to show you a spectacular step well which is one of the biggest in India. ?After it, further journey to Agra. where you will meet the guide and do local sightseeing of Agra. First, you will do sightseeing of the monument on UNESCO list - Agra Fort which is one of the most wonderful forts in India. Overnight at the hotel
Visit the symbol of love Taj Mahal with the guide at down. After breakfast drive to the small Hindu town Orchha. Once a princely state, Orchha lies in the Bundelkhand region of Madhya Pradesh. The town of Orchha was founded in 15th century AD and in todays world it is renowned for its numerous temples, palaces and forts. Highly popular amongst them are the Jehangir Mahal of Orchha (Classic Mughal architecture), Raj Mahal and Laxmi Narayan temple (mural paintings). Overnight at the hotel.
In and around KhajurahoAfter breakfast travel to Khajuraho. Check in the hotel and relax. Enjoy evening dance show which will bring you closer to Indian culture of music and dance. Overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast visit ?eastern and western group of temples, Khajuraho is known for its cluster of Hindu and Jain temples. As you would be done with the breakfast, the sightseeing tour of Khajuraho will commence. Under this, you would be visiting Laxmi & Varha temples, Kandariya Mahadev temple and Devi Jagdambi temple. Overnight at the hotel.
After early breakfast travel to Varanasi which is the most significant city for Hinduism. Check in the hotel and refresh. In the evening enjoy a boat cruise on Ganga river watching "Arti" - a spectacular ceremony of offering fire to the Gods. Overnight at the hotel.
An early morning boat ride in the sacred Ganga River would be arranged for you. ?The city of Varanasi is known for its religious ghats. Most spectacular amongst them is the Dashashwamedh ghat, which is located close to the Vishwanath temple ?After breakfast, leave for Sarnath (6 km away). Sarnath in the northeast of Varanasi is where Lord Buddha delivered his first sermon after attaining enlightenment. A highly sacred Buddhist religious place, Sarnath lies at the confluence of two rivers-Ganga and Gomati. Popular attractions here are Dhamek Stupa, Sarnath Museum and Chaukhandi Stupa.Post that return back to Varanasi. In Varanasi, you would be visiting Alamgir mosque, Dashashwamedh ghat and Bharat Mata temple. Overnight stay at Varanasi.
After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport in Varanasi. Flight from Varanasi to Delhi. Pick up from the airport in Delhi and drop off to the hotel or another location in Delhi. Notes - there are luggage limits, 15 kg - the main luggage, 7 kg - hand luggage? Excess luggage costs 1kg - 5 USD payable at the airport or we can add on your request. Flight time is 1 hour and ?around 30 minutes, Airlines ?- Indigo, Spicejest or Vistara Drop off time depends on the plane arrival, it is usually between 3 pm or 5 pmEnd point provide us with a drop off address in Delhi, Delhi, India