Namaste! - We welcome you with folded hands
Day 01: Your Destination/ New Delhi
Today check into your flight to New Delhi.
Day 02: Arrival / New Delhi
Meet and greet upon arrival and transfer to hotel for overnight. Welcome to India, or as we say ‘atithi devo bhava’ (the guest is an incarnation of God). Thank you for giving us the opportunity to serve you!.
Day 03: Delhi
Today, do a full day tour of Old & New Delhi, The highlight of this tour would be a ride on cycle rickshaws through the bustling narrow streets of old Delhi.
Day 04: Delhi / Varanasi (Flight)
Varanasi is quite possibly the world’s oldest living city. This afternoon, we will visit several temples and the Hindu University at Benares. Evening, we visit the ghats of Varanasi to witness the performance of Ganges Aarti.
Day 05: Varanasi
At dawn we visit the sacred Ganges for a boat ride. Afternoon, a short excursion outside of the city is undertaken for a tour of Saarnath – the venue where Budhha preached his first sermons after gaining enlightenment.
Day 06: Varanasi / Khajuraho (Flight)
Morning is at leisure. If interested, a program may be set up where you may donate your service to the cause of underprivileged children of the city. Later transfer to the airport to board your flight to Khajuraho. After rest & relaxation, we will visit the world famous western group of temples. Evening, we visit temple complex to witness the Sound & Light Show.
Day 07: Khajuraho / Bandhavgarh (260 Kms) (06 Hrs Drive)
After breakfast, we will drive to Bandhavgarh. Subject to our arrival time, we will enter the park to search for wildlife.
Day 08: Bandhavgarh
Morning & afternoon jungle excursions in jeeps.
Day 09: / Katni (102 Kms) (03 Hrs Drive) / Agra (Train)
Morning, Jungle Excursion in Jeep. Later we will drive to Katni train station to board your overnight train to Agra. Accommodation in first class carriages / Hotel Wyndham.
Day 10: Arrival / Agra (Exc. to Fatehpur Sikri)
Morning, we will visit the Dayal Bagh Garden and Itmad-ud-daula. Afternoon, excursion to deserted capital city of Fatehpur Sikri. .
Day 11: Agra (The Taj Mahal is closed on Fridays to the visitors) )
At sunrise we visit one of the greatest sights of one’s lifetime - Taj Mahal. After breakfast, we tour the massive and interesting Agra Fort. Evening we visit an auditorium for a special show “Mohabbatein The Taj”, a play that depicts the saga of love.
Day 12: Agra / Ranthambore (270 Kms) (06 Hrs Drive)
Early morning depart with packed breakfast. For Ranthambore National Park. Subject to our arrival time, we will enter the park to search for wildlife.
Day 13: Ranthambore
Morning & afternoon Jungle excursions in Canter.
Day 14: Ranthambore / Jaipur (185 Kms) (03 ½ Hrs Drive)
Morning jungle excursions in canter. After breakfast, we will drive to Jaipur, Evening is at leisure for independent activities. Car & driver available for local visits.
Day 15: Jaipur
This morning we visit Amber Fort. Afternoon, we proceed on a tour Of the City Palace & Observatory. Evening, we will enjoy a private dinner with a local Rajput family in their 250 years old mansion.
Day 16: Jaipur
Day off. However, our guide is reserved to take you on a special Guided crafts, bazaar and cuisine walk of old Jaipur.
Day 17: Jaipur / Delhi (270 Kms) (05 Hrs Drive)
After breakfast, we will drive to Delhi. Evening, we would visit an Indian family for experience typical Indian hospitality and home made Indian food.
Day 18: Delhi / Departure
Transfer to International airport to connect with your onward flight.
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||Rivatas By Ideal
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The Land & Domestic airfare tour cost based on a minimum of 2 guests.
INR 143,850* Per Person sharing a twin bedded room from 16th April to 30th Sept, 14*
INR 172,550* Per Person sharing a twin bedded room from 01st Oct, 14 to 31st Mar, 15*
*T & C Apply
Includes : Accommodation on twin share basis ; daily American breakfast ; air-conditioned private car for all journeys and tours ; local guides ; cycle rickshaw and elephant rides; Cultural Dance Drama show in Agra; Dinner with an aristocratic Family in Jaipur; boat at sunrise and sunset in the sacred city of Varanasi; Sound & light show in Khajuraho; All meals and jungle excursions in Bandhavgarh & Ranthambhore; Shopping For local crafts and wares, Home dinner with an Indian family. Airfares for Delhi / Varanasi / Khajuraho sectors in economy class (subject to availability).