Start and end in New Delhi! With the historical tour Experience The Real Heritage of North India, you have a 11 day tour package taking you through New Delhi, India and 10 other destinations in India. Experience The Real Heritage of North India includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
In and around New DelhiOn the day of arrival at the New Delhi airport, Alkof Holidays representative will meet you and transfer you to the hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the citys bustling streets or wander its wide tree-lined boulevards to get your first taste of India. Overnight stay at the hotel.Start point Pickup from IGI Airport in New Delhi, Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL), Airport Rd., New Delhi, Delhi, India
Embark on a full day of sightseeing beginning in Old Delhi with a visit to the stunning Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in Asia, and the Raj Ghat, a moving memorial to Mahatma Ghandi. Take a short rickshaw ride at the Chandni Chowk (A huge market of spices and clothes), also visit Rashtrapati Bhavan, India Gate, Humayun?s Tomb, and Qutub Minar. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Fly to Varanasi from Delhi airport. Upon arrival at Varanasi airport, our representative will meet you and transfer you to the hotel in Varanasi. Rest and relax at the hotel, later explore the city of Varanasi, visit various ghats, sacred temples and the local market of Varanasi. Later in the evening attend Aarti on the bank of River Ganges. Overnight stay at the hotel.
In and around SarnathEarly in the morning, enjoy a boat ride on the River Ganges, followed by a visit to Akhara and see the traditional form of martial arts practiced there. Morning city tour of Varanasi, this includes a walk through the various sacred Ghats, Kashi Vishwanath and Bharat Mata Temple, followed by a drive through the Banaras Hindu University campus. Later proceed to Sarnath, an important site for the Buddhists, visit the Dhamekha Stupa, the Archeological museum and the Chaukhandi Stupa. In the evening attend aarti on the bank of River Ganges in Varanasi. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, proceed to Bodhgaya. Upon arrival check-in at the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast, head out for full day sightseeing tour of Bodhgaya, visit Mahabodhi Temple - The temple, named after the Buddha, is a sacred place for the Buddhists in Bodh Gaya, Maha- bodhi tree - The tree is considered holy since Lord Buddha attained enlightenment under it, after that visit Sujata Village, Niranajana River, various monasteries, etc. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
In and around NalandaAfter breakfast at the hotel, leave for Patna. On the way visit Gridhkuta Peak, at the top of Ratnagiri hill in Rajgir, where Lord Buddha preached many inspiring sermons, a Peace Pagoda has been built by the Buddha Sangh of Japan.Tour continue visit to Venuvanaram and Bimbisara Prison. Later visit the historical & religious place in central of bihar called Nalanda. In Nalanda - visit the ruins of ancient university; the site of Nalanda was one of the greatest monastic universities of the ancient world University established in 5th century BC. It is believed that Lord Buddha and also the founder of Jainism religion Lord Mahavir taught at this university for years. There is even a monument to facilitate Chinese traveler monk and writer Hiuen Tsang who studied at this university in the 7th century A.D. Later get transferred to Patna Airport to board a flight to New Delhi. Upon arrival at New Delhi Airport, our representative will meet you and transfer you to the hotel for overnight stay.
After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and drive towards Agra City of Taj Mahal. Upon arrival at Agra, check-in at your hotel. Take some rest at the hotel, later in the afternoon our tour guide will pick you up from the hotel for a guided sightseeing tour of the Itmad-ud-Daulah, and Agra Fort. Rest of the day at leisure, overnight stay at the hotel.
In and around AbhaneriEarly morning before sunrise our tour guide will pick you up from the hotel and take you for a guided sightseeing tour of the Taj Mahal and Mehtab Bagh. Later return to the hotel for breakfast. After breakfast at the hotel, leave for Jaipur. En-route visit Fatehpur Sikri, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, built by Akbar in the late 16th century, it was abandoned after only 14 years, and the elegant buildings of this superb walled city remain intact to this day. After Fatehpur Sikri, visit Chand Baori at Abhaneri, one of the largest and the most beautiful stepwells in the world. Later upon arrival in Jaipur, check-in at your hotel for night stay.
After breakfast at the hotel, proceed for a full day guided tour of Jaipur, visit City Palace, The Hawa Mahal (palace of winds), Jantar Mantar, Amer Fort, Jal Mahal (Water Palace) and enjoy evening sunset at Surya Mandir, if time permits you can visit some other interesting places as well. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, our representative will transfer you to the IGI Airport in New Delhi to board the flight to your home or onward destination.End point Drop off at IGI Airport in New Delhi, Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL), Airport Rd., New Delhi, Delhi, India