DAY 1 – ARRIVAL / DELHI
Meeting and assistance on arrival at the Delhi airport, the guests will be accorded traditional Indian welcome and transferred to Hotel.
Delhi, Capital City of independent India rewards the determined sightseer with more than a thousand monuments. Delhi also offers a glimpse into the real India: the labyrinthine street bazaars of Old Delhi, and the temples and monuments of Indian’s chequered colonial past. In the deepest sense, from Old Delhi’s Red fort and Jama Masjid mosque to New Delhi’s chic art galleries and nightclubs, Delhi is profoundly Indian city.
Evening will be free as all the arrangements depend on the arrival times.
DAY 2 – DELHI
After breakfast at the hotel proceeds for city sightseeing of Old Delhi.
Proceed to explore winding streets of Chandni Chowk & drive past Red fort (UNESCO World Heritage Site) is a 17th-century fort complex. Visit Jama Masjid (Mosque) built in 1656 AD. Visit to the Raj Ghat – The cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi (Father of the Nation).
Later visit New Delhi and its historical monuments.
DAY 3 - DELHI – VARANASI (FLY TO VARANASI)
After breakfast transfer to airport for flight to Varanasi. You will be met on arrival at Varanasi airport and transfer to your hotel.
Afternoon proceed to visit Durga Temple, Bharat Mata Temple, Shri Kashi Vishwanath Mandir, Tulsi Manas Temple and Banaras Hindu University.
Be a witness to a magical evening Aarti on the Ghats of the Holy River Ganges offered by priests.
It is an absolute magic with the chanting of Sanskrit mantras, the clash of cymbals and drums, the scent of flowers, incense and sandalwood and the blazing camphor lamp and many flamed Aarti raised high in the air.
DAY 04 – VARANASI
Early morning boat rides on the Holy River Ganges to see the different ghats and people offering prayers.
Afternoon drive to the city of Sarnath, the ancient deer park where Gautama Buddha gave his first divine sermon of Dharma, and view the ruins, the stupa, and the Buddhist Temple.
Enjoy time at leisure to shop for authentic silks and brocades in the city's bustling bazaars.
Short visit to carpet weaving units. Evening free time to explore the colourful markets of Varanasi.
DAY 05 – VARANASI
After breakfast drive to a point with packed lunch from where you will board your boat that sail to Varanasi en route stopping at villages on the banks. The boat will reach Varanasi in the evening. On arrival at Varanasi you will be picked up from the boat and transferred to you hotel for overnight stay.
DAY 06 – VARANASI / KHAJURAHO
After breakfast transfer to airport for flight to Khajuraho. Meeting and assistance on arrival and transfer to Hotel.
Khajuraho, the name of the town has been derived from a Sanskrit word “Khajura” or date palm. It is a world heritage site and a popular tourist destination has the largest group of Hindu and Jain temples famous for their erotic sculpture. The temples have been preserved and today are a fine example of India architectural style.
Evening enjoy the sound and light show at the Western group of Temple complex.
DAY 07 – KHAJURAHO / AGRA
After early breakfast sightseeing of the temples of Khajuraho famous for their architecture and kamasutra carvings. Later drive 4 hrs to Jhansi railway station to board Shatabdi Exp train to Agra.
Shatabdi Exprees departs from Jhansi station at 1755 hrs / Arrives Agra at 2025 hrs (2hrs & 30 Minute)
Assistance on arrival at Agra railway station and transfer to hotel for overnight stay.
DAY 08 – AGRA
Morning visit to Taj Mahal at sunrise. After breakfast visit Agra Fort and Itmaduallah.
DAY 9 - AGRA / DELHI / GOA
After early breakfast drive 4 hrs to Delhi airport for fight to Goa
Goa - popularly known as tourist paradise, lies on the western coast of India in the belt known as Konkan. Its architectural splendours of temples, churches and old mansions along with its scenic beauty and pristine beaches are the favourite among tourists from across the world. Its cuisine has the influence of different dynasties and rulers who ruled Goa. The hippies descended on to Goa in the late sixties and since then it’s been a heaven for them and is one of the main attractions for tourists.
Assistance on arrival and transfer to a beach resort for overnight stay.
DAY 10 – GOA
After leisurely having breakfast proceed for sightseeing tour of Goa. Lunch at Spice garden.
DAY 11 – GOA
Day free to explore the beaches and markets of Goa. Overnight stay at Beach resort.
DAY 12 – GOA / MUMBAI / DEPARTURE
Spend the morning on the beach.
Afternoon transfer to airport for flight to Mumbai from where you will connect your flight for onward destination.