Taj Mahal Ganges North India Tour

Taj Mahal Ganges North India Tour

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DURATION PLACES COVERED
08 NIGHTS / 09 DAYS Delhi - Jaipur - Agra - Varanasi - Delhi

Day 01: Arrive in Delhi and Sightseeing

Highlights: Red Fort, Jama Masjid and Chandni Chowk.

Indraprastha of the Pandavas, during the Mahabharata, is now heart of India where the past and the present blend so smoothly on the threshold of an exciting future. Old Delhi (Shah Jahanabad, 7th city) was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan during 17th century. New Delhi, a British-built capital, is now a national capital fulfilling a destiny that determined history would always be written in this. Today, across the capital, this remnant presents a mute testimony to the rise and fall of scores of kingdoms. Visit leisurely Red Fort, Jama Masjid and 400 years old Chandni Chowk.

Return to hotel for overnight stay.

Day 02: Delhi Sightseeing

Highlights: India Gate, Rashtrapati Bhawan, Qutub Minar, Humayun's Tomb, Lotus Temple and Sansad Bhavan.

Have breakfast in the hotel and proceed for full day sightseeing of New Delhi visiting Lotus Temple, Parliament House, Presidential House, India Gate, Government buildings, Humayn's Tomb & Qutab Minar. Return to hotel for overnight stay.

Return to hotel for overnight stay.

DAY 03: Delhi-Jaipur

Highlight: Albert Hall and Birla Temple.

After early morning breakfast in the hotel, proceed to Jaipur in the state of Rajasthan, India. Jaipur is famous by the name of Pink City or Gulabi Nagar and is the capital city of Rajasthan. The sprinkling beauty, the edifices, big havelis and stupendous sky-touching forts of Jaipur attract the tourists immensely. This is the only city in the world which has been divided from the point of view of astrology. Jaipur has been laid according to the conventional nine-grid pattern that astrologers believe to be lucky and which has been recommended in the ancient Indian treatise on architecture. Its nine rectangular sectors represent nine levels of universe. A boundary wall with eight gates surrounds the city.

On arrival in Jaipur, check in at the designated hotel, refresh a bit & proceed to visit Birla Temple (built in pure white marble and dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Goddess Laxmi) and Albert Hall (a museum that houses marvellous pieces of sculptures, paintings with a specialty of collections from natural history).

Overnight stay in Jaipur hotel.

DAY 04: Jaipur Sightseeing

High light: Amber Fort, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar, Jal Mahal and City Palace

After breakfast at the hotel, proceed on Jaipur city tour. Take an excursion to Amber Fort (biggest fort of Rajasthan). Enjoy a ride on a caparisoned elephant which will take to the top of the hill- the entrance of the mammoth fort. Thereafter visit Jal Mahal, City Palace, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar and local buzzing market place of the yore.

Return to hotel for overnight stay.

Day 05: Jaipur - Agra

Highlights: Buland Darwaja (Fatehpur Sikri), and Old Fort.

After early morning breakfast in the hotel, proceed to Agra in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. Agra is a vivid reminder of the opulence of the Mughal Empire. En route visit the deserted city of Fatehpur Sikri famous for Buland Darwaja.

Continue your drive to Agra. On arrival in Agra, check in at the hotel, refresh & move to visit Agra Fort.

Overnight stay in Agra hotel.

DAY 06: Agra sightseeing - Varanasi

Highlight: Taj Mahal, Baby Taj and Sikandara

In the very early morning, proceed to visit Taj Mahal when it looks most beautiful. Taj Mahal, the epitome of love, is one of the Seven Wonders of the World and made of milky white marble. The beauty of the Taj Mahal gives wonderful and glorious appearance at the full moon nights and especially on Sharad Purnimas. The glittering beauty arises special attractions among the tourists.

After visiting Taj Mahal, return to hotel, freshen up, have breakfast and proceed to visit Tomb of It- Mad- ud Daula- popularly known as BABY TAJ and Sikandara.

At late evening, arrive to Agra railway station to board the train for Varanasi.

Day 07: Varanasi

Highlights: Sarnath Tour, Temple Tour and Ganges Worship Ceremony.

Arrive early morning at Varanasi railways station. You will be received by Superb India Tours representative and assist you to transfer to the designated hotel. Freshen up and relax at the hotel. Proceed to visit splendid and magnanimous Sarnath, famous temples and Ganges Worship Ceremony at the ghat of river Ganges.

VARANASI, also known as 'Kashi' or Benares, is situated on the holy banks of Ganga. This historic city is a center for Indian education, religion, art and culture. The Pandas and Pujaris (priests), along with their umbrellas at the Ghats, are the center of attractions for the tourists and pilgrims. Kashi is also called the cultural capital of India.

Overnight stay will be at the hotel.

DAY 08: Varanasi Ghat Tour- Delhi

Highlight: Ghat tour on boat.

Have breakfast early in the morning and proceed for visiting panoramic view of ghats on boat. The Ghats (steps on river front) of Varanasi are magnificent. The tourists get internal peace here. Late afternoon, proceed to Varanasi airport to board flight for New Delhi. Arrive at New Delhi airport. Superb India Tours representative will meet you on arrival and give you transfer to the Delhi hotel for your overnight stay.

Overnight stay in Delhi hotel.

DAY 08: Departures from Delhi

Have a relaxed breakfast at the hotel and proceed for Delhi International airport to board flight for your onward destination.

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