North India & Nepal (12n/13d)

Khajuraho Temple

Khajuraho Temple

Day 1 Arrival at Delhi
Assistance on arrival and transfer to your hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 2 Delhi
Full day city tour of Old & New Delhi which includes the Red Fort (closed on Mondays), the Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk and Raj Ghat in the old city are and the Government buildings, a drive through the Rajpath to the majestic India Gate, the Humayun’s Tomb, the Qutub Minar. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 3 Delhi – Jaipur
Morning depart by surface (265 kms/6 hrs approx) to Jaipur. Upon arrival check in to your hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 4 Jaipur
Full day sightseeing tour of Amber Fort & Jaipur City. Amber Fort, the ancient capital of the State until 1728, situated on the hill. Ascend on gaily decorated elephants to the Fort. Afternoon sightseeing tour of Jaipur City visiting Maharaja’s City Palace & Museum and the Observatory. Drive past the Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds) and through the pink rose residential and business areas of Jaipur. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 5 Jaipur -Agra
Drive from Jaipur to Agra (238 kms/5hours approx) en route visiting the deserted Capital of Mughal Emperor, Akbar, Fatehpur Sikri. Upon arrival check in at your hotel for overnight stay.

Day 6 Agra
Morning sightseeing tour of Agra city visiting the eternal monument of Love Taj Mahal (closed on Fridays) built by Mughal Emperor shah Jehan and Agra Fort. Evening optional revisit to the Taj Mahal at sunset.

Day 7Agra – Khajuraho
Morning departure transfer to the airport to board flight to Khajuraho. Upon arrival transfer to your hotel. Afternoon sightseeing tour of Eastern & Western Group of Temples. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 8 Khajuraho -Varanasi
Morning free. Afternoon departure transfer to the airport to board flight to Varanasi. On arrival transfer to your hotel. Afternoon excursion to Sarnath the buried Buddhist city where Lord Buddha gave his first sermon. Visit the ruins, the stupa, the Buddhist temple and the Museum (closed on Fridays). Overnight at the hotel.

Day 9 Varanasi
Early morning boat cruise on the holy river Ganges to see the Bathing Ghats and Cremation site. Later Varanasi city tour visiting the Bharat Mata Temple, Durga Temple, Tulsi Manas Mandir, Banaras Hindu University and its Art Gallery and the mosque of Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb. Afternoon free and overnight at the hotel.

Day 10 Varanasi-Kathmandu
Morning departure transfer to the airport to board flight to Kathmandu. Assistance on arrival and transfer to your hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

Day11 Kathmandu
Morning half-day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu city & Swayambunath. Kathmandu city visit to Durbar Square, Hanuman Dhoka, the ancient royal residential quarter. Swayambunath, which is said to be 2000 years old the stupa, Afternoon excursion to Patan, an old Newar city includes the historic Durbar Square and Tibetan Handicrafts and Refugee Centre. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 12 Kathmandu
Morning sightseeing tour of Bodhnath, Pashupatinath & Bhaktpur. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 13 Kathmandu
Departure transfer to the airport to board your flight back home.

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