Duration: 15 Days
Destination Covered: Delhi - Kathmandu - Varanasi (Banaras) - Khajuraho- Agra - Jaipur - Delhi
The most popular north India travel agency Services International Lufthansa City Center offers you this North India with Kathmandu travel package. In this Travel to North India and Kathmandu-Nepal tour you are visiting the important cities like Kathmandu, Varanasi, Agra, Pushkar, etc. In this India & Kathmandu travel program, you can also add optionally more cities like Gwalior, etc and then could take some days off in a yoga ashram in Rishikesh or Haridwar - on the banks of River Ganges. Come, travel to north India & Kathmandu with us!
Day 01:- Arrive Delhi.
Arrive Delhi. Transfer to hotel. Tour of Delhi. In Old Delhi visit the Raj Ghat - the cremation sites of Mahatma Gandhi , Jama Masjid and drive past Red Fort and Chandni Chowk. In New Delhi visit the Qutub Minar built by Qutub-ud-Din Aibek in 1199, Humayun's Tomb, India Gate (War Memorial Arch ), Lakshminarayan Temple - a modern Hindu Temple. Also drive past President's House, Parliament House, Government Secretariat Buildings & Connaught Place shopping centre. Overnight Delhi.
Day 02: Delhi Kathmandu
Morning transfer to airport for Kathmandu flight. Arrive & transfer to Hotel. Overnight Kathmandu.
Day 03:- Kathmandu
Morning visit the Durbar Square, Hanuman Dhoka, the ancient royal residential quarter, Mahadev and Parvati Temple and other temples. Afternoon free. Overnight Kathmandu.
Day 04:- Kathmandu
Day free. Overnight Kathmandu.
Day 05:- Kathmandu Varanasi (Banaras)
Transfer to airport for Varanasi flight. Arrive Varanasi & transfer to Hotel. Overnight Varanasi.
Day 06:- Varanasi
Early morning boat excursion on the river Ganges, a ferry pilgrimage from ghat to ghat. People bathe early in the morning to offer the prayers to the rising sun. The two cremation ghats are Manikarnika & Harishchandra where funeral pyre burns Day and night. Every pious Hindu believes that to die in Kashi and to be cremated on banks of the Ganges is to attain release from the cycle of birth and death. Afternoon free Overnight Varanasi.
Day 07:- Varanasi Khajuraho
Morning transfer to airport for Khajuraho flight. Arrive and transfer to Hotel. Free time Overnight in Khajuraho.
Day 08:- Khajuraho Jhansi Agra
Morning visit the world famous Khajuraho temples. These Temples were built by the Chandela between 950 AD & 1050 AD. The important ones are Chaunset Yogini Kali Temple, the Mahadev Temple, Chitragupta or Bharatji Temple with a lovely image of 11 headed Vishnu, Vishvanath & Nandi Temples, Lakshmana Temple, Visha Temple of Shiva, which is the largest & most typical of temples. Visit the Eastern group of Temples.Parasvanath Temple is the only existing Jain Temple at Khajuraho and has excellent sculptures on the outer walls of the Sanctum.The Javeri Temple is dedicated to Vishnu. The other temples in this group are those dedicated to Brahma, Yamuna and Adinath. Later drive to Jhansi rail-station to board train to Agra. Arrive Agra and transfer to hotel.Overnight Agra
Day 09:- Agra
Visit the world famous Taj Mahal built by the Moghul Emperor Shahjehan in 1630 for his Queen Mumtaz Mahal to enshrine her mortal remains. Later visit the Agra Fort containing the Halls of Public and Private Audience. Taj Mahal is closed on FriDays. Overnight Agra.
Day 10:- Agra Jaipur
Drive to Jaipur visiting Fatehpur Sikri enroute. Fatehpur Sikri is 40 kms from Agra and built by Emperor Akbar in 1569 and abandoned after 15 years due to scarcity of water. See the graceful buildings including the Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chisti, Panch Mahal and other Palaces.Overnight Jaipur.
Day 11:- Jaipur
Morning visit Amber Fort. Amber Fort was the ancient capital of the State. Visit the Sheesh Mahal or the Hall of Victory glittering with mirrors. Afternoon tour of Jaipur. Jaipur - the capital of Rajasthan was given a colour coat of pink a century ago in honour of a visiting Prince and ever since, it has retained this colour. Built by Maharaja Jai Singh, the notable astronomer, this city is 260 years old. Visit Maharaja's City Palace, & the Observatory . Drive past Hawa Mahal & through the pink rose residential & business areas.Overnight Jaipur.
Day 12:- Jaipur Pushkar Jaipur
Full Day excursion of Ajmer and Pushkar. The visits consists of the Tomb of the Sufi Saint, Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti, the Dargah Sharif. The city was founded by the Chauhan ruler, Aiaipal, during the 11th century & is dominated by the Taragarh Fort built by Prithviraj Chauhan. In Pushkar, visit the holy Lake and also the famous Brahma Temple. Pushkar is one of the holiest places for Hindus. Overnight Jaipur.
Day 13:- Jaipur Delhi
Drive to Delhi airport in time for return flight. No Hotel.
Day 14:- Departure
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