01 / Arrival Delhi
Arrive Delhi, meet assist at the airport & transfer to hotel.
Night stay in Delhi.
After a leisurely breakfast sightseeing tour of New Delhi where
ornate buildings recall the days when India was the Jewel in
the crown of the British empire. Visit the 11th century Qutab
Minar, India Gate and the grand government buildings, the President’s
House, Red fort, Mahatama Gandhi Memorial, Also visit Laxmi
Narayan temple popularly known as Birla Temple. Night stay in
/ Delhi - Jaipur ( By Train )
Early morning pick up from hotel & transfer to railway station
to board the airconditioned train to Jaipur. Breakfast in the
train. Arrive Jaipur and transfer to hotel. Later sight seeing
tour of Jaipur covering:
CITY PALACE - A delightful blend of Mughal and traditional Rajasthani
architecture, the City Palace sprawls over one-seventh of the
area in the walled city. It houses the Chandra Mahal, Shri Govind
Dev Temple and the City Palace Museum.
JANTAR MANTAR - This is the largest and the best preserved of
the five observatories built by Jai Singh II in different parts
of the country. This observatory consisting of outsized astronomical
instruments is still in use.
HAWA MAHAL - The ornamental facade of this "Palace of Winds"
is a prominent landmark in Jaipur. Their five-storey structures
of sandstone plastered pink encrusted with fine trelliswork
and elaborate balconies. The palace has 953 niches and windows.
Built in 1799 by Pratap Singh, the Mahal was a royal grandstand
for the palace women. Night stay in Jaipur.
/ Jaipur- Agra
Morning visit the majestic Amber Fort, is one that cannot be
easily described. Ride up on Elephants to the former capital
of the royals set against the backdrop of the wooded hills.
Later drive to Agra enroute visiting Fatehpur Sikri-a perfectly
preserved red sandstone “ghost town” which was the
estranged capital of mughal emperor Akbar, built in 1569 and
deserted when its water supply failed. Arrive Agra & transfer
to hotel. Evening at leisure. Night stay in Agra.
/Agra-Varanasi ( By Train )
Morning at sunrise visit the magnificent Taj Mahal - one of
the seven wonders of the world surely the most extravagant expression
of love ever created. 20,000 men laboured for over 17 years
to build this memorial to Shah Jahan's beloved wife, Also visit
the Red fort - the rusty and majestic red- sandstone fort of
Agra stands on the banks of the river Yamuna and the construction
was started by Emperor Akbar in 1566. At the Diwan-I-Am (hall
of public audience), a colonnaded hall of red-sandstone with
a throne alcove of inlaid marble at the back, the Emperor heard
public petitions. At the Diwan-I-Khas (hall of private audience)
where marble pavilions with floral inlays lend an ethereal ambience,
the Emperor sat on his gem-studded peacock Throne and met foreign
ambassadors and rulers of friendly kingdoms. Later transfer
to railway station to board the overnight train to Varanasi
Arrive Varanasi, said to be the India’s most sacred city
situated on the western bank of the holy river Ganga. It is
also the oldest living city in the world. As a place for devotion
and worship, with hundreds of temples dotting the city, sunrise
on the river front as seen from a boat can be a spiritually
uplifting sight. It has a fascination uniquely its own, a quality
of sublime beauty, a timeless eternal appeal. Varanasi is the
city which cannot be described, only experienced. Meet assist
at the railway station and transfer to hotel. Later sight seeing
of Varanasi (the oldest and holiest city of India) covering
Temples, Aurangazeb’s Mosque and one of the biggest university
of India. Evening view “Aarti” ceremony on the Ghats.
Night stay in Varanasi.
Morning boat cruise at the river Ganges to observe the way of
life of pilgrims by the Ghats. Later excursion to Sarnath, 10kms.
East of Varanasi, is one of the Buddhism’s major centers
of India. After attaining enlightenment, the Buddha came to
Sarnath where he gave his first sermon. Visit the deer park
and the museum and later back to Varanasi . Night stay in Varanasi.
/ Varanasi - Delhi ( By Flight )
After a relaxed breakfast transfer to airport for flight to
Delhi. Arrive Delhi & transfer to hotel. Night stay in Delhi.
Transfer to airport for onward flight.
07- 15 Apr 08
|| USD 2395
|| USD 1603
|| USD 1026
|| USD 708
will be a supplement charge during Christmas Eve and New
Air fares Varanasi - Delhi 157.50 USD
Air fares are subject to change any time without any prior notice
** Twin - Cost
per person on twin sharing for minimum two person traveling.
** Single - Cost per single traveler.
7 Nights accomodation on twin sharing basis as per the itinerary.
1 Night in air conditioned sleeper class train as per the itinerary.
Train tickets for Delhi - Jaipur in airconditioned chair car.
Train tickets for Agra - Varanasi in 2 tier airconditioned sleeper
Surface travel by exclusive airconditioned car.
All transfers, sightseeing, excursions as per the itinerary.
Local English speaking guides.
Elephant ride in Jaipur (subject to availability) & boat ride in Varanasi .
All taxes, driver allowances, parking etc.
Cost does not include
Entrance fee to monuments.
Tips, beverages, laundry etc.
Any item not shown in cost Includes.
Selected - Luxury
Delhi : The Oberoi / Imperial
Agra : Amarvilas
Jaipur : Rajvilas Varanasi:Taj Ganges
Selected - Royal
Delhi : Nikko / The Grand Intercontinental / The Grand
Agra : Jay Pee Palace / Taj View / Trident
Jaipur : Hotel Trident / Le Meridien Varanasi:Taj
Ganges / Radisson
Delhi : The Connaught / Hotel City Park / Hotel Marina
Agra : Agra Ashok / Clarks / Howard Park Plaza
Jaipur : Hotel Jaipur Palace / Wall Street / Hotel Clarks Amer / KK Royal Days Varanasi: Clarks
VaranasiHotels Selected - Economy
Delhi : Hotel Dream Inn / Apra
Agra : Royale Residency / Deedar-e-Taj
Jaipur : Maurya Palace / Royal Plazzo
Varanasi: Kashika / Hotel