With this 2 weeks amazing Northern India tour, you will visit the erotic carvings of Khajuraho, listed as the finest temple art in the world; Varanasi, the holy town on the Ganges River bank; Agra, home of magnificent Taj Mahal; Fatehpur Sikri, uninhabited capital; Jaipur, the pink city; And Ranthambhore National Park.
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Delhi - Varanasi - Khajuraho - Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Sawai Madhopur - Ranthambore National Park - Jaipur
Namaste! Welcome to India. Meet your tour guide who holds Bravo Asia Tours’ greeting board at Indira Gandhi International Airport. We will transfer to hotel so you can fresh up after your long flight. The rest of day will be free; you can arrange it according to your personal needs. Overnight in Delhi
Today, we will begin to explore the capital of India, where is also the start of our incredible India tour. We will visit the exterior of the massive and awe-inspiring Rashtrapati Bhawan and Delhi’s landmark structure India Gate. Then continue our tour to the National Museum (closed on Monday and Gazetted holidays). The incredible artifacts and exhibits will both amaze you and will bring clarity to much of what you will experience during your tour of India. After that, we will visit the Bangla Sahib Gurudwara. After lunch, we will visit a UNESCO world Heritage site – Tomb of The Mughal Emperor Humayun. Your tour guide will take you a tour with rickshaw to the next UNESCO world heritage site of Delhi - the Qutab Minar. This 239-foot tall medieval tower is a symbol of victory and an example of Persian architecture from that period. Overnight in Delhi
After breakfast in the morning, we will take an exploration of Old Delhi. Drive through the ancient city’s lost streets; enjoy an exciting rickshaw ride and walk with your tour guide through the crowded alleys of Chandni Chowk. The modern and the ancient are mixed together, providing a truly impact on the senses at every level. We then will visit the Jama Masjid – the largest mosque in India. After that, we will take some rest and have lunch. We will visit the third UNESCO world heritage of Delhi - The Red Fort, this magnificent complex was finished a decade before the mosque we visit in the morning. Both of them were built by Shah Jahan, who is also the Taj Mahal creator. Later, we will take you to this surprisingly calm and serenity oasis in Old Delhi – The cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi, which is a simple yet stirring memorial to the father of India. Overnight in Delhi
Delhi - Varanasi
Breakfast and checkout, you will be escorted to airport and catch a mid-morning flight to Varanasi. Be greeted by your tour guide at Varanasi Airport then transfer to hotel. Take a city tour of Varanasi including several temples along the holy river. Walk through the narrow lanes and through the crowded bazaars to discover a way of life that hasn’t changed much over the past few millenniums. Two of the highlights of Varanasi tour are the sunset and sunrise cruises on the Ganga. Float on the river and send off your own lamp in the oil lamp ceremony at sunset. Your boat enable you a great view of the hundreds of lamps as they are sent floating down the holy river. Overnight in Varanasi
This morning cruise tour will start very early at around 6:00 AM. The boat offers an excellent view of all the activity on the Ghats. Along the river, you can witness the morning dip taken by pilgrims, ash immersed ceremony, newborn naming ceremony, women bathing with their sarees on and yoga or meditating men. Back to hotel and have breakfast. This mid-morning will be your free time. We will take a city tour of Varanasi in the afternoon after lunch. Overnight in Varanasi
Varanasi - Khajuraho
Today we are going to take a short flight to Khajuraho in mid-morning. When arrive in Khajuraho. Transfer to hotel for check in. Our tour will start after lunch. The Khajuraho Group of Monuments is a group of Hindu and Jain temples. It is famous for their nagara-style architectural symbolism and their erotic sculptures. It is one of the UNESCO world heritage sites in India. In the evening, there will be free sound and light show in the temples, please let your tour guide know if you prefer to take a look. Overnight in Khajuraho
Khajuraho - Agra
Checkout then drive for Agra en route to Orcha to visit its magnificent ruins. The archeological site of Orcha were built around four or five centuries ago by the Hindu Kings. After the visiting, we will continue on with our journey to Agra. Overnight in Agra
Our tour today start e tomb of Itmad-Ud-Daulah, which is believed that its design inspired the creation of the Taj Mahal. This afternoon, we will visit the first red sandstone fort of North India, the Agra Fort. Enjoy a sunset visit to one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the incomparable Taj Mahal. The world’s greatest monument dedicated to love is obviously a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Taj Mahal was completely by Emperor Shah Jahan in 1653 A.D. as a memorial to his beloved queen Mumtaz Mahal. Explore the amazing Taj and its surroundings until it is time to admire the sun’s rays setting on the façade of the world’s finest monument. Overnight in Agra
Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Sawai Madhopur
Mehtab Bagh, a 500-year-old Mughal garden located across from the Taj Mahal on the other side of the Yamuna River, provides an extraordinary place to enjoy a sunrise morning walk out. Back to hotel for breakfast and fresh-up. Checkout then we are going to drive to Jaipur en route to Fatehpur Sikri. This beautiful uninhabited city is the best preserved collections of Indian Mughal architecture in India. Today’s journey ends in Sawai Madhopur. Your tour guide will assist you with hotel chech-in. Sleep well and we will meet you next morning for tomorrow’s tour. Overnight in Sawai Madhopur
Sawai Madhopur - Ranthambore National Park
This morning, we will drive to Ranthambhore National Park after breakfast. It will take around 40 minutes in the dry season. Ranthambhore National Park is one of the premier national parks of India – a place where nature has reclaimed ancient fortresses and temples, and that is also is teeming with wildlife to spot. Notes: During the hot summer months, Ranthambhore National Park is closed between 1 July and 30 September each year. Therefore, during this time, we alter our itinerary and take the opportunity to visit the nearby Swai Mansingh Sanctuary instead. Overnight in Sawai Madhopur
Sawai Madhopur - Jaipur
Enjoy a leisurely start to the day and continue our trip heading northwest to Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan. There is limited option for lunch during this long road trip so we will arrange hotel packing lunch for you. Today’s journey ends in Jaipur. Your tour guide will assist you with hotel chech-in. The rest of the day is free. Sleep well and we will meet you next morning for tomorrow’s tour. Overnight in Jaipur
Today, we will have a tour in and around Jaipur. Start with the Amber Fort and Palace, located near the walled city, is a UNESCO world heritage site. The massive For complex was originally built by Raja Mansingh and is one of India’s finest examples of Rajput architecture. Explore the chambers and hallways, which are famous for their exquisite designs and handcrafted embellishments. Return to the valley beneath the Fort and you are driven to nearby Samode for a unique Rajasthani experience. Tour the boutique Samode Palace which it now operating as a luxury hotel. Have a famous Rajasthani lunch at the Palace. After that we will have a camel safari through surrounding rural area. A village walk will take place, when you can observe how the locals go about their daily lives and work. Overnight in Jaipur
Continue our exploration of the walled city of Jaipur. We will visit Jantar Mantar, a fascinating stone observatory built by Raja Jai Singh in 1728. Hawa Mahal (Palace of the Wind), an intriguing façade built in 1799. With its detailed honeycombed façade filled with concealed windows, royal maidens once watched the streets below through the fabulous jali (lattice screens), which hid them from prying male eyes. The impressive view makes it the most photographed building in the country after Taj Mahal. Then to the City Palace, the former royal residence, part of which is still occupied by the Royal family and is not accessible to the public. After your lunch, we will visit the Albert Hall Museum which is a museum of the industrial arts. The rest of the day you may take a stroll with your tour guide through the pink bazaar in the heart of the old town. Overnight in Jaipur
After breakfast at the hotel, you will be at leisure until your tour guide and driver escorting you to airport. Our service ends here but the whole team of Bravo Asia Tours looks forward to meeting you again in your next trip to Asia.