Romantic Tours India
Places Covered : Delhi – Kathmandu – Varanasi – Agra – Jaipur
Duration : 11 Nights / 12 Days
Day 1 : Delhi
Welcome to Delhi. Transfer to hotel for overnight stay. Sightseeing tour of Old & New Delhi.
Delhi – The capital of India, Delhi has been centre of political turmoil since 13th century. The day includes a visit to the Yogmaya Temple, the temple complex of Laxmi Narayan, the famous Chattarpur Temple and the Bahai Temple, also known as the Lotus Temple. Raj Ghat in Delhi, the cremation site of Mahatama Gandhi, Father Of India, is much like a sacred temple to every patriotic Indian heart too. Enjoy a bit of astrological predictions and findings in the evening at Old Delhi, after which you are free to do shopping and relax. Ride a cycle rickshaw through the crowded streets of the markets of Chandni Chowk Bazaar to Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India in Old Delhi. In New Delhi, you can visit Dilli Haat, best place to look at Indian handicrafts and drive over the Rajpath, the site for Republic Day Parade of India to India Gate, a tribute to the martyrs who sacrificed their lives for their nation. You can see the President’s House from outside and visit the 16th century Humayun’s Tomb, Safdarjung’s Tomb and Qutub Minar.
Day 2 : Kathmandu
Flight to Kathmandu. Transfer to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 3 : Kathmandu
Sightseeing tour of the city including Durbar Square, Hanuman Dhoka and Mahadev and Parvati Temple. Overnight stay at Kathmandu.
Day 4 : Kathmandu
Day free to relax and explore the city. Overnight stay at Kathmandu.
Day 5 : Kathmandu
ransfer to Varanasi by flight. Transfer to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 6 : Varanasi
Early morning boat cruise on River Ganges. Sightseeing tour of the city including Ghats and temples of Varanasi.
Varanasi – Also known as Benaras or Kashi, this 3000-year old living city of India, holds an uppermost position in all the Hindu pilgrimage centres. Besides the holy Ghats of River Ganges, one must visit the Vishwanath temple or Golden Temple dedicated to Vishveswara-Shiva with 800 kg of gold plating on its towers provided by Maharaja Ranjit Singh of Lahore, Benaras Hindu University, a great centre of learning and the largest residential university in Asia, Tulsi Manas Temple built in the modern marble shikhara-style, Durga temple built in the 18th century by Bengali maharani and is stained red with ochre, 17th century Ram Nagar Fort & Museum and Bharat Mata Temple. Overnight stay at Varanasi.
Day 7 : Varanasi
Day free to relax and explore the city. Evening transfer to Tundla (near Agra) via overnight train.
Day 8 : Agra
Drive to Agra. Transfer to hotel for overnight stay. Afternoon sightseeing tour of the city including Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Itmad-ud-Daullah.
Agra – One of the India’s top tourist attractions, the city of Taj, the white marble requiem of love, Agra was transformed by Mughal monarchs into a land of art, culture, architectural splendor, learning and commerce. Besides the majestic buildings, the leatherwork and pietra dura marble-inlay work of Agra is an inseparable part of the city’s identity. Agra Fort and Itmad-ud-daulah’s tomb are the legendary gems of Mughal architectural style along with the nearby excursions of Fatehpur Sikri and Sikandra that are not worth missing.
Day 9 : Fatehpur Sikri
Drive to Jaipur enroute visiting Fatehpur Sikri. Transfer to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 10 : Jaipur
Morning elephant ride to Amber Fort.
Amber Fort – is a classic example of Rajput architecture. Diwan-I-am, Hall of Victory and Kali temple are some of its highlights.
Afternoon sightseeing tour of the city including City Palace, the Observatory, Ram Niwas Gardens and Hawa Mahal.
Jaipur – The Pink City of Jaipur was founded by Sawai Raja Jai Singh. The magnificent City Palace, Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds) with its delicate screen facade, Jantar Mantar (the Royal Observatory and multihued Jaipur Bazaar buzzing with people have all become icons of Jaipur in themselves. The characteristic pink color has now become protected by law and is said to symbolize ‘welcome’. Overnight stay at Jaipur.