Eco Friendly Tourism
North India Cultural Tour

Duration : 09 Nights / 10 Days

Destinations : Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra - Khajuraho - Varanasi - Delhi
Jama Masjid
Day 01: Arrival Delhi
Meet at Indira Gandhi International Airport and transfer to hotel. Overnight Delhi.

Day 02: Delhi
City Tour Old & New Delhi visiting Rajghat, Red Fort, Jama Mosque and drive past to India Gate, Parliament House, President's House, Humayum Tomb and the Qutub Minar. Overnight in Delhi.

Day 03 : Jaipur
After breakfast drive to Jaipur. On arrival check in at hotel. Evening free to relax or to visit local markets. Overnight in Jaipur.

Day 04 : Jaipur
Morning excursion to Amer Fort. Ascend by painted elephant or Jeep Safari, up to fort with its huge gateways and pillared pavilions. It has a marble Palace, Temple of victory and Sheesh Mahal (Hall of Mirrors). Afternoon City tour of Jaipur. Visit City Palace and Museum. Nearby is the ornate Hawa Mahal (Palace of winds) which is five stories high and is decorated with delicate screens carved from stone. Also visit Jantar Mantar. Observatory, which is still equipped with immense, brick and mortar instrument. Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 05: Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra
After breakfast drive to Agra en-route visiting Fatehpur Sikhri built by Emperor Akbar in 1569 and abandoned after 15 yrs. Due to scarcity of water. Predominately, a red sandstone construction sprawling over a huge area, the architectural style is very much in tune with emperor's dream & partakes of both Hindu & Muslim styles. See the graceful buildings including jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chisti, Panch mahal & other places. On arrival Agra, check in at hotel. Evening free for leisure or you may walk around the markets.

Day 06 : Agra
Morning city tour Agra visiting Taj Mahal - The Monument of love, built by Mogul Emperor Shahjahan in 1630 to enshrine the mortal remains of his queen Mumtaj Mahal. Later visit Agra Fort dominated by red sandstone construction & houses the beautiful Pearl Mosque and other noteworthy structures. Overnight in Agra. (Taj Mahal is closed on Fridays).
Day 07 : Agra - Jhansi - Orchha - Khajuraho
Enjoy a short train ride in the morning to Jhansi, in Air-conditioned chair car. Transfer by car to Khajuraho (190 kms / 4 hrs) visiting Orchha en route. Khajuraho is famous for its 10th century Chandela dynasty temples and their erotic sculpture. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 08: Khajuraho - Varanasi
Morning visit the temples which are famous for erotic sculptures. In the afternoon transfer to Airport to catch flight for Varanasi (40 minutes fly), Varanasi is most important place of pilgrimage for Hindus and the sight of devout praying standing water deep in Ganges. Meet on arrival at Varanasi airport and transfer to hotel. Overnight in Varanasi.

Day 09 : Varanasi
Early morning depart for boat ride at holy river Ganges, see Hindu rituals. Return to hotel for breakfast. Later leave for Sarnath. Afternoon city tour visiting Bharat Mata temple, Durga Temple, Tulsi Manas, Benaras Hindu University. Overnight in Varanasi.

Day 10 : Varanasi / Delhi / Out
Morning free for leisure. Later transfer to Airport to catch flight for Delhi. Upon arrival transfer to international airport to connect flight for onward destination.

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