North India and Goa Tour 15N16D

North India and Goa Tour 15N16D

North India and Goa Tour 15N16D – Tour of Taj Mahal and Goa covers Delhi, Jaipur, Sariska, Agra, Khajuraho, Varanasi, Mumbai and Goa

Day – 1 — Arrive Delhi
Arrive Delhi. Transfer to the Hotel for overnight.

Day – 2 — Delhi
New Delhi covering Connaught Place, India Gate, Rashtrapati Bhavan, Humayuns Tomb.

Day – 3 — Delhi – Jaipur
Half day sightseeing tour of Old Delhi visiting Raj Ghat, The Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk etc. Afternoon proceed by surface for Jaipur. On arrival check in at the Hotel.

Day – 4 — Jaipur
Visit to the Amber Fort. Afternoon city tour of Jaipur visiting City Palace, Museum, Hawa Mahal and the Observatory. Spend your evening in the colourful bazaars of Jaipur and overnight at the hotel.

Day – 5 — Jaipur – Sariska
After Breakfast in the morning proceed by surface for Sariska. On arrival check in to the hotel Sariska Palace.

Day – 6 — Sariska – Agra
On arrival check in at the Hotel Trident or similar. Afternoon Sightseeing Tour of Agra city visit Sikandra, Agra Fort and the magnificent TAJ MAHAL.

Day – 7 — Agra – Khajuraho
Afternoon in time transfer to the Domestic Airport to board flight for Khajuraho.

Day – 8 — Khajuraho
Visiting the Chandela Temples of Khajuraho. The remoteness & isolation of Khajurho have ensured the survival of these great treasures.

Day – 9 — Khajuraho – Varanasi
Afternoon in time transfer to the Airport to board flight for Varanasi. Meet on arrival and transferred to the hotel.

Day – 10 — Varanasi
Early morning breakfast and proceed for boat ride along the ghats. Later proceed for a city tour of Varanasi, the Kashiviswanth Temple, The Durgakund and The Sankatmochan.

Day – 11 — Varanasi – Mumbai
Afternoon in time transfer to the Airport to board flight for Mumbai. Meet on arrival and transferred to the Hotel.

Day – 12 — Mumbai – Goa
Meet on arrival and transferred to the Hotel Fort Aguada Beach Resort. Goa is popularly renowned for its tropical beach paradise with exotic sandy beach.

Day – 13 — Goa
Visit the ancient extra ordinarily grandiose Churches, The Basilica of Bom Jesus, Arch of Viceroys and Church of St. Catejan, The Church of St Francis of Assissi and Archeological museum and Se Cathedral.

Day – 14 — Goa
After Breakfast the day is free to visit the local fish market or relax on the sandy beaches.

Day – 15 — Goa – Mumbai
Transfer to the Airport to board flight for Mumbai. Meet on arrival in Mumbai and transferred to the Hotel.

Day – 16 — Depart Mumbai
Visiting the Gateway of India, Rajabai Clock Towers, drive past Marine Drive, Malabar Hill and the Hanging Gardens, Tower of silence, Dhobi Ghat, Mani Bhavan, Prince of Wales Museum.

Evening in time transfer to the International Airport to board flight for your onward destination.

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Taj Mahal Rajasthan Varanasi Tour 10N11D

Taj Mahal Rajasthan Varanasi Tour 10N11D

Taj Mahal Rajasthan Varanasi Tour 10N11D – Tour of Taj Mahal, Rajasthan and Varanasi covers Delhi, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Jaipur, Agra and Varanasi

Day 01: Arrival at Delhi – Our representative will receive you as you arrive in Delhi, India on the day 1 of your Taj Mahal with North India and Nepal Tour Itinerary. Check in at a hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 02: Delhi Proceed for a full day tour of Old & New Delhi. Come back to the hotel for a cultural night, dinner and overnight stay.

Day 03: Delhi – Jodhpur – Jaisalmer Board a flight to Jodhpur in Rajasthan, India. On arrival in Jodhpur the India Travel Map representative drives you directly to Jaisalmer in Rajasthan, India. Arrive and check in at a hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 04: Jaisalmer Visit the tourist attractions located in Jaisalmer in Rajasthan, India. Stay overnight at the hotel in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India.

Day 05: Jaisalmer – Jodhpur Drive to Jodhpur and check in at a hotel on arrival. Freshen up and set out on tours to the Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada, Sadar Market and other tour attractions. Stay overnight at the hotel in Jodhpur.

Day 06: Jodhpur – Udaipur Board a flight to Udaipur in Rajasthan, India. Relax in the evening. Stay overnight at Udaipur.

Day 07: Udaipur – Jaipur Visit the City Palace Complex, Lake Palace, Jag Mandir Palace, Saheliyon ki Bari, Maharana Pratap Memorial and other places in Udaipur in Rajasthan, India. Drive to Jaipur in Rajasthan, India.

Check in at a hotel on arrival for an overnight stay.

Day 08: Jaipur Enjoy an excursion to Amber Fort located in the outskirts of Jaipur in Rajasthan, India. Stay overnight at Jaipur.

Day 09: Jaipur – Agra Drive to Agra in Uttar Pradesh, India. Check in at a hotel on arrival. Visit the tourist attractions of Agra and stay overnight at the Agra hotel.

Day 10: Agra – Varanasi Enjoy tours to the Taj Mahal early in the morning as a part of the Tour Itinerary. Drive to Varanasi and check into a hotel on arrival. Enjoy tours to the Ghats and temples of Varanasi. Stay overnight at the hotel in Varanasi.

Day 11: Varanasi – Delhi Enjoy a delightful cruise on the River Ganges and sail past the ancient Ghats. Later in the day you are driven back to Delhi, India.

Enjoy a farewell dinner and drive to the airport for you international flight back home.

To get this Taj Mahal Rajasthan Varanasi Tour customized to your requirements, please contact us. While filling the Contact Form, please specify the tour you like, travel dates, number of people traveling and the accommodation type / budget for your tour. Also, let us know what all changes you would like us to make and if you have any other requirements especially for families traveling with kids or elderly. You can ask us to add a night here and there, change the type of accommodations, meal plans, mode of transportation or even combine 2 or more itineraries to create a extended holiday tour of India for you. We will be happy to create a custom plan matching all your requirements. Our experts will be glad to help if you have any queries.

Golden Triangle Tour Package 10N11D

Golden Triangle Tour Package 10N11D

Golden Triangle Tour Package – Duration : 10 Nights / 11 Days
Destinations : Delhi – Jaipur- Agra – Gwalior – Orchha – Khajuraho – Varanasi – Delhi

Day 01 : Arrive at Delhi 
Arrive Delhi. Transfer to hotel.

Day 02 : Delhi
Full day tour of Delhi.Visit Qutub Minar built by Qutub-ud-Din Aibek in 1199, Humayun’s Tomb, India Gate (War Memorial Arch), Lakshminarayan Temple – a modern Hindu Temple. Also drive past President’s House, Parliament House, Government Secretariat Buildings and Connaught Place shopping center. Visit Raj Ghat – the cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi, Jama Masjid and drive past Red Fort & Chandni Chowk. Overnight at Delhi.

Day 03 : Delhi  Jaipur 
Morning drive to Jaipur. Upon arrival check in at hotel. Afternoon tour of Jaipur. Jaipur – the capital of Rajasthan was given a color coat of pink a century ago in honor of a visiting Prince and ever since, it has retained this color. Built by Maharaja Jai Singh, the notable astronomer, this city is 260 years old. Visit Maharaja’s City Palace, & the Observatory . Drive past Hawa Mahal & through the pink rose residential & business areas. Overnight at Jaipur.

Day 04 : Jaipur – Morning visit Amber fort
Morning visit Amber Fort. Amber Fort was the ancient capital of the State. Visit the Sheesh Mahal or the Hall of Victory glittering with mirrors. Enjoy Elephant ride at Amber Fort. Evening dinner at Choki Dhani (Optional). Overnight at Jaipur hotel.

Day 05 : Jaipur  Agra 
Drive to Agra visiting Fatehpur Sikri enroute. Fatehpur Sikri is 40 kms from Agra and built by Emperor Akbar in 1569 and abandoned after 15 years due to scarcity of water. See the graceful buildings including the Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chisti, Panch Mahal and other Palaces.
After visits drive to Agra. Upon arrival check in at hotel. Afternoon visit city. Visit the world famous Taj Mahal built by the Moghul Emperor Shahjehan in 1630 for his Queen Mumtaz Mahal to enshrine her mortal remains. Later visit the Agra Fort, the Halls of Public and Private Audience.
Overnight Agra. TAJ MAHAL remains closed to public on Fridays.

Day 06 : Agra-Gwalior-Orchha
Morning drive to Gwalior. Visit the Man Mandir, Gujari Mahal (today an archaeological museum), The fort, Temples of Sas-Bahu, Teli Ka Mandir, Jai Vilas Palace, Tomb of Gaus Mohammad and the Mausoleum of Tansen. After sight seeing of Gwalior proceed to Orchha. Overnight in Orchha.

Day 07 :  Orchha-Khajuraho
Morning visit Orchha city. Orchha’s grandeur has been captured in stone, frozen in time & a rich legacy to the ages. For, on this medieval city, the hand of time has rested lightly: the palaces and the temples built by its Bundela rulers in the 16th and 17th century retain much of their pristine glory. Jahangir Mahal, a tiered palace crowned by graceful chhatris has a spectacular view of soaring temple spires & cenotaphs. Afternoon drive to Khajuraho. Overnight in Khajuraho.

Day 08 : Khajuraho  
Morning city tour. The world famous Khajuraho temples were built by the Chandela kings between 950 AD and 1050 AD. The most important are the Chaunset Yogini Temple dedicated to Goddess Kali, The Mahadev Temple, Chitragupta or Bharatji Temple with a lovely image of 11 headed Vishnu, Vishvanath and Nandi Temples, Lakshmana Temple, Visha Temple of Shiva, which is the largest & most typical of temples. Visit the Eastern group of temples that consist of the Parasvanath Temple – the only Jain Temple surviving at Khajuraho and has excellent sculptures on the outer walls of the Sanctum, the Javeri Temple dedicated to Vishnu. The other temples in this group are those dedicated to Brahma, Yamuna and Adinath.Overnight at Khajuraho. Day 09 ;- Khajuraho-Varanasi

After wash and change, visit temple to see AARTI (Prayer) performed by the Pujari (Priest). Come back to the hotel, have your breakfast and proceed to airport to board the flight to Varanasi. Pickup from Varanasi airport and check into hotel. Afternoon excursion to Sarnath. Overnight in Varanasi.

Day 10 : Varanasi 
Morning boat excursion on the river Ganges, a ferry pilgrimage from ghat to ghat. People bathe early in the morning to offer the prayers to the rising sun. The two cremation ghats are Manikarnika & Harishchandra where funeral pyre burns day and night. Every pious Hindu believes that to die in Kashi and to be cremated on banks of the Ganges is to attain release from the cycle of birth and death. Overnight in Varanasi.

Day 11 : Varanasi-Delhi-Departure
After breakfast explore this holy city on foot and enjoy last minute shopping. Afternoon flight to Delhi. Arrival transfer from domestic airport and come to the city for dinner. After dinner proceed to international airport for final departure to your country.

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Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour 14N15D

Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour 14N15D

Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour 14N15D

Places Covered : Delhi – Jaipur – Agra – Varanasi – Bodhgaya – Vaishali – Kushinagar – Lumbini – Kapilvastu – Sravasti – Balrampur – Lucknow

Day 01 – Arrive Delhi
On arrival you will be received by our representative and transferred to hotel where we will be holding the rooms on ready occupancy basis. Overnight at hotel.

Day 02 – Delhi
This day you will be taken for a trip to this very heart of India. The trip will cover Qutab Minar / Humayun Tomb / India Gate / Red Fort / Jama Masjid / Gandhi Memorial etc. Overnight at hotel. Guide Map of Delhi.

Day 03 – Delhi – Jaipur
Morning commence drive to Jaipur. Upon arrival, check in into hotel. Evening free time to enjoy the city atmosphere which by many means is fabulous. Overnight at hotel.

Day 04 – Jaipur
The day is to be started with the Elephant ride at Amer Fort, followed by the city tour covering – Hawa Mahal, Royal Observatory, City Palace, Nawab Sahab Ki Haveli and Johari Bazar etc. Overnight at hotel.

Day 05 – Jaipur – Agra
Today we will drive to Agra en-route visiting the old deserted town of Mughal Dynasty i.e. Fatehpur Sikri. On arrival, check in into hotel. Afternoon city tour covering Taj Mahal, Red Fort and the Tomb of Itmad-ud-daula’s Tomb. Overnight at hotel.

Day 06 – Agra – Varanasi
Morning transfer to Airport to catch flight to Varanasi. On arrival , transfer to hotel. Afternoon city tour of Sarnath: famous for its Dhamekh Stupa and for it being the place where Buddha preached his first sermon enshrining the principle of his teachings into laws. Overnight at hotel in Varanasi. Guide Map of Agra.

Day 07 – Varanasi
At dawn enjoy boat ride at River Ganges, followed by a city tour covering – Vishwanath Temple, Bharat Mata Temple etc. Overnight at hotel. Guide Map of Uttar Pradesh.

Day 08 and Day 09– Varanasi – Bodhgaya
Stay there for two nights with excursions to Rajgir/ Nalanda / Sapta pari cave and Venevamas. Above two days you will come across with many locales of Buddhist significance, i.e., Rajgir : an important Buddhist pilgrimage since the Buddha spent 12 years here , and the first Buddhist council after the Buddha attained Nirvana was held here, Nalanda : founded in the 5th century known as center of intellectualism. Overnight at hotel.

Day 10 – Bodhgaya – Vaishali – Kushinagar
.M. Proceed to Vaishali, a very special place to Buddhists as The Lord delivered his last sermon & announced his impending ” Nirwana”. See the majesty of Ashok Pillar – Lotus tank, Chaumukhi & proceed to Kushinagar for overnight stay. Guide Map of Bihar.

Day 11 – Kushinagar – Lumbini
Morning visit Mahanirvana Temple, the modern Japan/Srilanka Buddhist center & monasteries , then proceed to Lumbini. Overnight at hotel.

Day 12 – Lumbini – Kapilvastu – Sravasti – Balrampur
Morning visit to Ashoka’s pillar (249 BC) rediscovered in 1890’s inside thick sal forest, a temple of Mayadevi, the ruins of an old monastery and some new stupas, then in the afternoon proceed to Balrampur enroute visiting Sravasti where you will see the extensive ruins of this ancient city & Jetavana Monastery. On arrival transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 13 – Balrampur – Lucknow
Morning city tour. Later continue drive to Lucknow. On arrival check in into hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 14 – Lucknow
Morning city tour covering Imambara , Rumi Darwaza . P.M. Transfer to Airport for flight to Delhi. On arrival transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel. Guide Map of Lucknow.

Day 15 – Departure Delhi
Departure transfer to International Airport to take flight back home.

To get this Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour customized to your requirements, please contact us. While filling the Contact Form, please specify the tour you like, travel dates, number of people traveling and the accommodation type / budget for your tour. Also, let us know what all changes you would like us to make and if you have any other requirements especially for families traveling with kids or elderly. You can ask us to add a night here and there, change the type of accommodations, meal plans, mode of transportation or even combine 2 or more itineraries to create a extended holiday tour of India for you. We will be happy to create a custom plan matching all your requirements. Our experts will be glad to help if you have any queries.

 

Jain Pilgrimage Tour 4N5D

Jain Pilgrimage Tour 4N5D

Jain Pilgrimage Tour 4N5D

Destinations Covered: Varanasi – Kushinagar – Shravasti – Ayodhya – Allahabad – Varanasi

Day 1 Varanasi
Sightseeing tour of the city.

Varanasi – Also known as Benaras or Kashi, this 3000-year old living city of India, holds an uppermost position in all the Hindu pilgrimage centres. Besides the holy Ghats of River Ganges, one must visit the Vishwanath temple or Golden Temple dedicated to Vishveswara-Shiva with 800 kg of gold plating on its towers provided by Maharaja Ranjit Singh of Lahore, Benaras Hindu University, a great centre of learning and the largest residential university in Asia, Tulsi Manas Temple built in the modern marble shikhara-style, Durga temple built in the 18th century by Bengali maharani and is stained red with ochre, 17th century Ram Nagar Fort & Museum and Bharat Mata Temple.

Drive to Kushinagar enroute visiting Sarnath and having lunch. Transfer to hotel for overnight stay at Kushinagar.

Day 2 Kushinagar
After breakfast, excursion trip to Kakandi. Afternoon sight seeing tour of Kushinagar.
Dinner and overnight stay at Kushinagar.

Day 3 Kushinagar
After breakfast, excursion trip to Pawanagar.
After lunch ar Kushinagar, drive to Balrampur. Transfer to Balrampur for overnight stay.

Day 4 Shravasti
After breakfast, drive to Shravasti to explore the city.

Sravasti – Birthplace of third Tirthankar, Lord Sambhavanath, Shravasti holds special religious significance in Jain mythology. It was here that attained enlightenment after 14 years of hard penance. The famous Saheth- Maheth forest nearby is said to be 600-700 years old and is believed to be once known as Sahetuk Van. A popular Jain pilgrimage, thousands of Jains come to this place to celebrate the birth day of Lord Sambhavanath, an important Jain festival.

Later drive to Ayodhya and explore the city. Drive to Allahabad, where you will stay for night.

Day 5 Allahabad
After breakfast, excursion trip to Kaushambi and Prabhash Giri for exploring the places.

After lunch, sightseeing tour of the city. Evening transfer to Varanasi for journey to onward destination.

Note: This tour can also start from Delhi.

To get this Jain Pilgrimage Tour customized to your requirements, please contact us. While filling the Contact Form, please specify the tour you like, travel dates, number of people traveling and the accommodation type / budget for your tour. Also, let us know what all changes you would like us to make and if you have any other requirements especially for families traveling with kids or elderly. You can ask us to add a night here and there, change the type of accommodations, meal plans, mode of transportation or even combine 2 or more itineraries to create a extended holiday tour of India for you. We will be happy to create a custom plan matching all your requirements. Our experts will be glad to help if you have any queries.