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North India Grand Tour

Duration : 12 Nights / 13 Days
Destinations : Delhi -Varanasi - Khajuraho - Agra - Jaipur - Delhi
Day 1 : Arrival in Delhi
Welcome by our representatives on arrival at the International Airport, Delhi. Transfer to hotel. Overnight stay in the hotel.

Day 02 – DAY 03 New Delhi
Book the Tour Enjoy your breakfast and begin to explore the cultural and metropolitan city, the capital of India, Delhi. Visit Connaught Place, the heart of Delhi, which is officially called the Rajiv Chowk. This is one of the biggest commercial and financial centers of Delhi. You can visit the old bazaars of Delhi here. Proceed to Red Fort. From there, go for an auto rickshaw ride through the popular Chandni Chowk and come to Juma Masjid.

Visit the world famous monuments like Raj Ghat (A Mahatma Gandhi Memorial), Rashtrapati Bhavan, India Gate Parliament House and other government buildings. Also enjoy the drive on Rajpath.

Enjoy the authentic Mughal cuisine and many others while you are at Delhi. Overnight stay at Delhi.

Book the TourBoating at Varanasi Ghat

Day 04 – Day 05 Varanasi
Take a flight from Delhi to Varanasi (1 hour 10 mins). Arrive at the holy city of Varanasi. It is located on the banks of river Ganga. This place is known for Kashi Vishwanatha temple. Visit this temple.

Also visit the "Bathing Ghats" to observe the ceremonies performed by Hindus on the banks of the holy river Ganga. You can also take an auto rickshaw ride to see these. Enjoy the beauty of Varanasi during the early hours. You can witness thousands of devotees offering their prayers to Mother Ganga. Also enjoy the sunrise in this temple-town. Visit Saranath. Saranath, one of the famous Buddhist pilgrimage sights of the world is located very close to Varanasi. This is the place where Buddha preached his first sermon. Overnight stay at Varanasi.

The Famous Stone Carvings At Khajuraho

Day 06 – Day 07 Khajuraho
Go to Khajuraho from Varanasi by flight (40 mins).
Khajuraho is located in Chhatarpur District, about 620 kilometers southeast of New Delhi. It is one of the most popular tourist destinations in India and has the largest group of medieval Hindu and Jain temples, famous for their erotic sculptures. The Khajuraho Group of Monuments has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and is considered to be one of the "seven wonders" of India. Book the Tour

The temples of Khajuraho are grouped into three geographical divisions, namely western, eastern and southern. The Khajuraho temples are made of sandstone. The builders didn't use mortar: mortise and tenon joints were used to put together the stones and they were held in place by gravity. The columns and architraves were built with megaliths that weighed up to 20 tons. The Saraswati temple on the campus of the Birla Institute of Technology and Science in Pilani, India, is modeled after the Khajuraho temples. The temples of Khajuraho were built by mighty kings of Chandela Rajput dynasty between 950 and 1050 AD.

Khajuraho is very famous for the dance festival held annually here. It is a one week long festival of classical dances held in the backdrop of magnificent temples of Khajuraho. It is conducted every year during the first week of February from the 1st to the 7th. This is a cultural festival which highlights the richness of the various Indian classical dance styles. During the dance festival here, the dances are performed in an open-air auditorium, in front of the Chitragupta Temple dedicated to the Sun God and the Vishwanatha Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, belonging to the western group.
Overnight stay at Khajuraho.

Book the TourOrchha Temple

Day 08 – Day 09 Orchha
Go to Orchha by road from Khajraho. Orchha was founded by the Bundela king Rudra Pratap Singh. He was the first King of Orchha and also built the Fort of Orchha. The Chaturbhuj Temple was builtby the Queen of Orchha and the Raj Mandir was built by Madhukar Shah. Visit the beautiful Jahangir Mahal as well.

Jhansi is very close to Orchha. Go t Jhansi to board the afternoon train to Agra. Enjoy the beautiful train journey through the northern plains of India. Arrive at Agra, go for the sightseeing.

Agra, situated on the banks of river Yamuna, in Uttar Pradesh is a major tourist destination. Main attractions are the splendid Mughal-era buildings, most notably the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri and Diwan-i-Am. Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Agra is good for your taste buds as well. One can enjoy the mouth-watering Mughal cuisine in Agra. Taj Mahal, the white marble memorial, symbol of love is a tomb built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his loving and beautiful wife Mumtaz. This monument of love is one of the wonders of the world. Taj Mahal will be India's pride forever.

Red Fort of Agra is a huge fort made of red sandstone containing a series of fairytale palaces. The Mughal Empire was governed from here by the great emperors of the Mughal dynasty.

Diwan-i-Am or the Hall of Public Audience is a must-visit place in Agra. It once housed the famous peocock throne. Diwan-i-Khas or the Hall of Private Audience was used to receive kings and other dignitaries. This hall also features the black throne of Jehangir. There is also a Sheesh Mahal or the Glass Palace, a royal dressing room decorated with glass-mosaic on the walls.

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Day 10 – Day 11 Jaipur
Jaipur: Jaipur is also known as 'Pink City'. It is the capital of Rajastan. In the year 1876, Jaipur city was colored in terracotta pink to welcome the Prince of Wales, and that is how the name Pink City was attached with the city. Jaipur, a major tourist destination of India has lot of interesting places like forts, monuments, temples, gardens. Not just the monuments, Jaipur is also known for its crafts like Bandhani, Block printing, Stone carving, Sculpture, Tarkashi, Zari, Gota, Kinari and Zardozi, Silver Jewellery, Gems, Kundan, Meenakari ,Miniature paintings, Blue Pottery, Ivory carving, Shellac work, Leatherwear and many more.

One can witness the glorious past of Rajputs here. Must-visit places are listed below:
The City Palace: This beautiful palace has been converted into a museum now. It is showcasing the past glory and pride possessions of Rajput kings including weapons, royal costumes and artifacts.
The Hawa Mahal: This is also known as the Palace of Winds. This palace has 953 small windows called Jharokhas. These Jharokhas keep the air circulating and the palace cool. This palace has 5 storey.

The Old City: You can explore the city of Jaipur and indulge in some shopping. Johari Bazaar or the Jeweler's market is a must-visit for those who are fond of gems and precious stones. This place has a very good selection of precious stones.

Amber Fort: Amber is the ancient capital of Kachhawaha dynasty. It is known for its remarkable and combined architecture of Rajput-Mughal styles. Amber Fort was constructed by Raja Man Singh in the year 1592. One can go for an Elephant ride through the narrow passage through the Sun Gate of the Amber fort.

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Day 12
Return to Delhi. Visit South Delhi. A visit to South Delhi offers many monuments that tell the history of India. See the monuments like Qutub Minar and Humayun's tomb here. Overnight stay at Delhi.

Day 13
Enjoy your breakfast and depart Delhi- Go to Indira Gandhi International Airport to board the flight for your onward journey.