On arrival at Delhi International airport you will be greeted and escorted by staff of travel GOLD to the hotel. Our representative would hand over the documents and brief the tour programme to you.
After breakfast, you will be taken on a full day sightseeing tour of Old & New Delhi visiting the Red Fort – Built by Emperor Shah Jehan, Jama Masjid -Largest Mosque in India, Raj Ghat – Where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated, India Gate, Parliament House, President House, Hamayun’s Tomb & Qutub Minar – The 72.5 metres- High tower.
Overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast, you will be driven by your private car & drive to Jaipur and check in at Hotel. Rest of the day is free to relax.
Overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast, you will enjoy an elephant ride up to the Amber Fort and visit the Palace, Kali Temple and Jai Mahal. Afternoon sightseeing tour of Jaipur the capital of Rajasthan popularly known as the Pink City. Visit to Hawa Mahal or Palace of Winds, City Palace, home of the erstwhile royal family. Right across the road from the City Palace is Jantar Mantar The largest observatory built by Swai Jai Singh II and of course shopping famous for jewellery, handicraft, carpet, Blue pottery and textiles.
Overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast, you will be driven by your private car & driver to Agra en route visiting Fatehpur Sikri- The deserted red sand stone city which was built by Emperor Akbar (dedicated to Sheikh Salim Chishti, a muslim Sufi Saint who bless him with a son) as his capital in the late 16th century. Continue your drive to Agra and check-in at your Hotel.
Overnight in the Hotel.
After breakfast, you will be taken on a half day sightseeing tour of Agra The magnificent Mughal Capital visiting Taj Mahal – a poem written in white marble, the most extravagant monument ever built for love, Agra fort – a visit to the fort in ‘Agra’ is must since so many of the events which lead to the construction of the Taj took Place here. Rest of the day is free to relax.
Overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast, you will be met by our representative who will take you to Agra train station to board Shatabdi Express to Jhansi. Meet/Assist on arrival at Jhansi train station and driven by your private car & driver to Khajuraho en route visiting Orchcha. On arrival at Khajuraho, check-in at your hotel.
Overnight at the hotel
After breakfast, you will be taken on a full day tour of the famous Eastern & Western group of temples include Mahadev, Chitragupta, DaviJagdamba, Javari, Barha, Brahma, Vamana,Ghantal, Adinath, Parasvanath Temples.
Overnight at Hotel.
After breakfast, you will be met by our representative who will transfer you to Khajuraho airport in time to connect flight to Varanasi. Meet/Assist on arrival and transfer to Hotel. Rest of the day is free to relax.
Overnight at Hotel.
Sunrise boatride to watch the ritual bathing in the holy River Ganges. After breakfast, you will be taken on a half day city tour of Varanasi visiting the Kashi Vishwanath temple, Durga temple & Banaras Hindu University founded by Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya. Afternoon visit the Buddhist city of Sarnath - 32 kms from Varanasi.
Overnight at Hotel.
After breakfast, our arrangements will be terminated with your transfer to the airport for your flight to Delhi or Kathmandu.
The Red Fort is a 17th century fort complex constructed by the Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan in the walled city of Old Delhi (in present day Delhi, India) that served as the residence of the Mughal Emperors. The fort was the palace for Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan's new capital, Shahjahanabad, the seventh city in the Delhi site. He moved his capital here from Agra in a move designed to bring prestige to his reign, and to provide ample opportunity to apply his ambitious building schemes and interests. It served as the capital of the Mughals until 1857, when Mughal emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar was exiled by the British Indian government.
The Masjid-i Jahān-Numā commonly known as the Jama Masjid of Delhi, is the principal mosque of Old Delhi in India. Commissioned by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan,built this mosque in the year 1650 AD and completed in the year 1656 AD, it is the largest and best-known mosque in India. It lies at the beginning of the Chawri Bazar Road, a very busy central street of Old Delhi.
The India Gate is the national monument of India. Situated in the heart of New Delhi, it was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens.The monument is inspired by Arc de Triomphe located in Paris, which in turn is inspired by the Roman Arch of Titus. It was built in 1931. Originally known as the All India War Memorial, it is a prominent landmark in Delhi and commemorates the 90,000 soldiers of the British Indian Army who lost their lives in World War I and the Third Anglo-Afghan War. It is composed of red and pale sandstone and granite.
Raj Ghat is a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi. Originally it was the name of a historic ghat of Old Delhi on the banks of Yamuna river. Close to it, and east of Daryaganj was “Raj Ghat Gate” of the walled city, opening at Raj Ghat on Yamuna River.Later the memorial area was also called Raj ghat. It is a black marble platform that marks the spot of Mahatma Gandhi's cremation, Antyesti (Antim Sanskar) on 31 January 1948, a day after his assassination.
Rashtrapati Bhavan is the official home of the President of India. It may refer to only the mansion (the 340-room main building) that has the President's official residence, halls, guest rooms and offices; it may also refer to the entire 130 hectare (320 acre) President Estate that additionally includes huge presidential gardens (Mughal Gardens), large open spaces, residences of bodyguards and staff, stables, other offices and utilities within its perimeter walls. By comparison, the White House in USA is 18 acres in area including gardens and open spaces.
Humayun's tomb is the tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun. The tomb was commissioned by Humayun's first wife Bega Begum (Hajji Begum) in 1569-70, and designed by Mirak Mirza Ghiyath, a Persian architect. It was the first garden-tomb on the Indian subcontinent,and is located in Nizamuddin East, Delhi, India, close to the Dina-panah citadel also known as Purana Qila, that Humayun founded in 1533./p>
Qutub Minar is the tallest minaret in India and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Located in Delhi, the Qutub Minar is made of red sandstone and marble. The Qutub Minar has 379 stairs.The Qutub Minar is made of fluted red sandstone covered with intricate carvings and verses from the Qur'an. Numerous inscriptions in Parso-Arabic and Nagari characters in different sections of the Qutub Minar reveal the history of Qutb. According to the inscriptions on its surface it was repaired by Firoz Shah Tughluq (AD 1351-88) and Sikandar Lodi(AD 1489-1517).
Amer Fort also spelled and pronounced as Amber Fort is located in Amer (a town with an area of 4 square kilometres (1.5 sq mi), 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) from Jaipur, Rajasthan state, India. It is one of the principal tourist attractions in the Jaipur area, located high on a hill.Amer Fort was built by Raja Man Singh I. Amer Fort is known for its artistic style, blending both Hindu and Rajput elements. With its large ramparts, series of gates and cobbled paths, the fort overlooks the Maota Lake, at its forefront.
Before you enter the palace just towards the right is a sleep aisle and a narrow staircase reaching up to Kali Temple also called Shila Devi Temple famous for its mysterious history and the huge silver lions. It is a gorgeous temple featuring silver doors with raised relief. Entry into Shila Mata Temple is through Singh Pol. The temple is devoted to Shila Mata (Goddess Kali), the goddess of victory and houses a black marble idol of the goddess which was brought here from Jessore by Raja Man Sigh in 1604. You would find nine images of Goddess Durga (strength) and ten forms of Goddess Saraswati (knowledge) which are carved on the silver gates of the temple. The mandap of this temple is made up of white marble contrasting the colours of the idols. Getting back from the temple the main stairways lead to the second courtyard of the fort.
Hawa Mahal is a palace in Jaipur, India. It was built in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh, and designed by Lal Chand Ustad in the form of the crown of Krishna, the Hindu god. Its unique five-storey exterior is also akin to the honeycomb of the beehive with its 953 small windows called jharokhas that are decorated with intricate latticework. The original intention of the lattice was to allow royal ladies to observe everyday life in the street below without being seen, since they had to observe strict "purdah"(face cover).
Fatehpur Sikri is a city and a municipal board in Agra district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. The city was founded in 1569 by the Mughal emperor Akbar, and served as the capital of the Mughal Empire from 1571 to 1585. After his military victories over Chittor and Ranthambore, Akbar decided to shift his capital from Agra to a new location 23 miles (37 km) W.S.W on the Sikri ridge, to honor the Sufi saint Salim Chishti. Here he commenced the construction of a planned walled city which took the next fifteen years in planning and construction of a series royal palaces, harem, courts, a mosque, private quarters and other utility buildings.
The Taj Mahal "crown of palaces", pronounced also "the Taj" is a white marble mausoleum located in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India. It was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal. The Taj Mahal is widely recognized as "the jewel of Muslim art in India and one of the universally admired masterpieces of the world's heritage".
Agra Fort, is a monument, a UNESCO World Heritage site located in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India. It is about 2.5 km northwest of its more famous sister monument, the Taj Mahal. The fort can be more accurately described as a walled city. Agra Fort was originally a brick fort, held by the Hindu Sikarwar Rajputs. It was mentioned for the first time in 1080 AD when a Ghaznavide force captured it. Sikandar Lodi (1488–1517) was the first Sultan of Delhi who shifted to Agra and lived in the fort.
The Khajuraho Group of Monuments in Khajuraho, a town in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, located in Chhatarpur District, about 620 kilometres (385 mi) southeast of New Delhi, is one of the most popular tourist destinations in India. Khajuraho has the largest group of medieval Hindu and Jain temples, famous for their erotic sculptures.
Kashi Vishwanath Temple is one of the most famous Hindu temples dedicated to Lord Shiva and is located in Varanasi, the holiest existing place of Hindus, where at least once in life a Hindu is expected to do pilgrimage, and if possible, also pour the remains of cremated ancestors on the River Ganges. It is in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. The temple stands on the western bank of the holy river Ganges, and is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas, the holiest of Shiva temples.