North India Highlights (10 nts).
Some of the sights within are listed below:-
Delhi: India Gate, Houses of Parliament, Humayun's tomb, Red Fort,
Jama Masjid and many more sights.
Agra: Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Itamadh-Udh-Dhaula, Fatehpur sikri.
Jaipur: The Palace of Winds, City Palace, Observatory, Amber Palace,
Jaigarh fort and many more.
Orcchha: Very peaceful town lost in time. A great reprieve from
the hustle and bustle towns of Agra and Jaipur. Known for its Fort and
Khajuraho: Noted for its temples with erotic carvings. The Khandariya
Mahadeo temple is a work of art.
Chitrakut: Hindu holy town with ghats and temples.
Allahabad: Hindu holy town most famous for the confluence of the
3 rivers: The Ganges, the Yamuna and Saraswati. This town is televised
all over the world every 12 years for the famous Kumbh Mela.
Varanasi: Bathing ghats of Varanasi are one of greatest images
of India. Taking a boat ride along the Ganges in the morning is an experience
not to be missed. Other sights include: Kashi Vishwanath temple, Benares
Hindu University and a visit to Sarnath (the buddhist pilgrimage point).
Detailed itinerary is given below:
||DELHI - JAIPUR. Proceed to
Jaipur for 2 night's stay.
||JAIPUR. Full day sightseeing
of Jaipur and Amber. Return to hotel for overnight stay.
||JAIPUR - FATEHPUR SIKRI - AGRA.
Early departure from Jaipur to Agra visiting Fatehpur Sikri
en-route. Check in at hotel for overnight stay. Afternoon
sightseeing of Taj Mahal and Agra Fort.
day sightseeing of other sights in Agra such as Itamadh-Udh-Dhaula,
Fatehpur Sikri and Sikandra before returning to the Taj Mahal
for a last visit.
||AGRA - GWALIOR - ORCCHHA. Early
morning drive to Gwalior and visit Gwalior Fort. Then drive
onto to Orcchha for overnight stay.
||ORCCHHA - KHAJURAHO. Morning
sightseeing of the temples and Fort at Orcchha. Afternoon
at leisure. Then drive onto Khajuraho for 2 night's stay.
|| KHAJURAHO. Full
day sightseeing of Khajuraho especially the intricate carvings
of the Khandariya Mahadev temple (western group temples).
||KHAJURAHO - CHITRAKUT - ALLAHABAD.
Morning drive to Chitrakut.
After visiting the ghats and temples in this town drive on
to Allahabad for overnight stay.
||ALLAHABAD - VARANASI. Early
morning view the sacred city of Allahabad known for its confluence
of the three rivers. Then proceed onto Varanasi for 2 night's
down to the ghats to take early morning boat ride along the
Ganges river (cost of boat ride not included). Visit the temples
in Varanasi. Afternoon visit the Buddhist hole town of Sarnath.
out of hotel. Trip concludes.
KEY TO AID UNDERSTANDING OF TABULAR ITINERARY ABOVE.
Alphabets in red represent car + driver
itineraries for individuals for that section.
Alphabets in green means train travel for
that section (generally in AC 2 Tier or AC 3 Tier unless stated
Alphabets in blue indicate flights between