India Nepal Cultural Tour
13 Nights / 14 Days
Day 01 : Delhi Arrival
Delhi - Kathmandu Varanasi Khajuraho Jhansi
Agra Fatehpur Sikri Jaipur Ajmer / Pushkar
Jaipur Delhi Out
Arrive Delhi International airport. Our representative will
welcome you on the arrival lounge and will transfer to the hotel. Day
free for leisure. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 02 : Delhi city tour
day Delhi sightseeing tour visiting the Raj Ghat (Cremation site of Mahatma
Gandhi), Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Qutub Minar & India Gate (War Memorial).
Drive past President House & Parliament House. Overnight stay in the
Day 03 : Delhi Kathmandu
Morning transfer to airport to board the flight for Kathmandu. Upon arrival
transfer to Hotel. Overnight Kathmandu.
Day 04 : Kathmandu
Full day tour of Kathmandu city including Durbar Square which is also
called Hanuman Dhoka named after the monkey god where a stone statue of
Hanuman is placed right next to the main entrance protecting the whole
palace; Swayambhunath stupa built in 250 BC, Patan -the capital city of
Malla dynasty with many beautiful monuments built between 15th and 17th
century and Tibetan Refugee Camp. Overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 05 : Kathmandu
Full day tour of Bhaktapur -the city of devotees, founded in 889, in the
shape of a conch shell, Pashupatinath -the largest and holiest Hindu Temple
& Bodhnath -the huge Buddhist stupa built during the 5th century.
Overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 06 : Kathmandu Varanasi (Banaras)
Morning free for leisure. Later transfer to the Airport to board the
flight for Varanasi by flight IC # 752 dep. 14:10 hrs and arr. 14:50 hrs.
Upon arrival transfer to the hotel. Evening visit river Ganga Ghat to attend
the holy Aarti. Overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 07 : Varanasi (Banaras)
Morning boat tour on River Ganges to visit Bathing Ghats, return to hotel
for breakfast. City tours of Varanasi visiting various temples and noted
Banaras Hindu University. Afternoon excursion to Sarnath. It was here that
the Lord Buddha delivered his first sermon and set in motion the wheel of
law of Buddhist faith. Overnight at hotel.
Day 08 : Varanasi Khajuraho
After breakfast, transfer to the airport to board the flight for Khajuraho,
flight # 9W 723, dep at 12:20 hrs and arr at 13:00 hrs. Upon arrival
transfer to the hotel. Later visit the erotic temples of Khajuraho.
Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 09 : Khajuraho Jhansi Agra
After breakfast drive to Jhansi i.e.190 Kms or 4 Hrs drive. En-route visit
centuries old Orchha Temples built by Chandela rulers. Upon arrival transfer
to railway station to catch the train to Agra by Train # 2001 New Delhi Shatabdi
dep. 17:56 hrs and arr. 20:25 hrs. Upon arrival transfer to the hotel for
Day 10 : Agra
After breakfast city tour of Agra visiting the world famous Taj Mahal, Agra
Fort, Itmad-ud-Daula and Sikdendra Fort. Overnight stay in the hotel.
(Taj Mahal remains closed on every Friday)
Day 11 : Agra Fatehpur Sikri Jaipur
After breakfast drive to Jaipur i.e. 232 kms / 05 hrs drive. En-route
visiting the unique deserted Mughal City of Fatehpur Sikri still in
excellent state of preservation. Upon arrival transfer to the hotel.
Afternoon city tour of Jaipur visiting the Hawa Mahal the palace of
winds, the Observatory or the Jantar Mantar. Overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 12 : Jaipur
full day excursion to 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 stay in the hotel.
Day 13 : Jaipur Ajmer / Pushkar Jaipur
After breakfast visit to Amber Fort - Amber Fort was the ancient capital of
the State. Elephant ride / Jeep Safari is provided to ascend hill on top of
which the fort is situated. Rest of the day is free for leisure.
Evening you may explore the colourful local markets. Overnight in the
Day 14 : Jaipur Delhi Out
After breakfast drive back to Delhi 252 Kms / 5 hrs drive. Upon arrival in
Delhi transfer to airport to connect flight for onward destination.