Benares Cultural Tour package in india


Delhi - Varanasi - Khajuraho - Agra - Jaipur - Delhi 
9 Nights – 10 Days 
  
 
01 Day: Arrive Delhi  
Welcome and assistance on arrival at Delhi International Airport. You will be transfer to the hotel where we hold the room on ready occupancy basis. Overnight stay at the hotel.  
 
02 Day: Delhi  
After breakfast take sightseeing tour of historic city visiting Old Delhi visiting   the majestic Red Fort, a marvel in red sandstone, Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India, both built by emperor Shah Jahan of Taj Mahal fame, Rajghat - memorial of Mahatma Gandhi & a Rickshaw ride past through the silver street in Chandani Chowk, Later New Delhi to include Rashtrapati Bhawan, one-time imperial residence of the British viceroys; the India Gate, a memorial raised in honour of the Indian soldiers martyred during the Afghan war; the Laxmi Narayan Temple, built by the Birlas, one of India’s leading industrial families; Humayun’s Tomb, lotus shaped Bhai’s Temple , Qutub Minar , built by Qutub-ud-din Aibek of the Slave Dynasty;  in the evening you can visit to see light an sound show at Red fort. Return to the hotel for overnight at the hotel.
  
03 Day: Delhi – Varanasi (By Air)  
Early morning transfer to the airport to board the schedule flight to Varanasi at 0940 hrs, arrival at 1055 hrs. On arrival transfer to the hotel. Later take a boat ride on the River Ganges and see the various Ghats with people ritually cleansing their sins. While on the boat you will also see the cremation ceremonies of dead bodies as per Hindi Rituals. After breakfast proceed on a tour of the temples of Varanasi visiting the Golden Temple dedicated to lord Shiva, the Durga temple dedicated to goddess Durga. Interestingly the Durga Temple is also known as the Monkey Temple due to the large number of monkeys found in the Temple premises. Evening one can take boat ride again in River Ganges. Overnight at the hotel in Varanasi.  
 
04 Day: Varanasi - Khajuraho (By Air)  
After a early breakfast take an excursion tour to Sarnath – 10 kms visit the deer park and Bodhi Tree where Lord Buddha perched his First Sermon, visit the Dhamekh Stupa. Drive back to Varanasi, check out the hotel and transfer to the airport to board the flight to Khajuraho at 1220 hrs departure, arrival at 1300 hrs. On arrival check in to the hotel. Later visit Western group of Temples consisting of the massive Laxman Temple dedicated to lord Vishnu, the Laxmi and Varaha temples dedicated to Vishnu’s consort Laxman, the Kandariya Mahadev temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and the Chausath Yogini temple dedicated to goddess Kali. Also visit Archaeological museum with its collection of stone sculptures of the Chandela dynasty. Return to the hotel for overnight.  
 
05 Day: Khajuraho – Satna – Agra (By train)  
Early morning visit the visit Eastern group of Temples and visit the Jain temples of Parsvanath, Adinath, and Shanti Nath. Also visit the temples of Vamana and Brahma/Hanuman both dedicated to lord Vishnu. Later drive to Satna 117 kms, on arrival transfer to the railway station to board the schedule train to Agra at 1750 hrs, arrival in Agra next day morning. Overnight at the board.  
 
06 Day: Agra  
Assiatance on arrival at 0625 hours and transfer to hotel. After rest and relaxation witness the incomparable Taj Mahal with its’ speculative view. Taj Mahal, the architectural modern day wonder of the world; this monument is a fine example of the fusion of many architectural styles is one of the wonders of the modern world. Taj, endowed it with some of the loveliest buildings in the world. The tour continues with a visit to the Agra Fort from where one can get the most moving view of the Taj from the little octagonal tower in the Agra Fort, which lies, across the river Jamuna. Later visit the Pearl Mosque and the Tomb of Itamad-ud-Daula built by Empress Noorjehan in memory of her father. In the evening you may visit to the souvenirs market of Agra, one should visit Oswal Emporium where they have built a Mini Taj Mahal inside their showroom and it took 10 years for the artists to complete the mini replica of the Taj. The show room conducts free sound & light show showing the eras of Taj Mahal. Overnight in Agra.  
 
07 Day: Agra – Jaipur (230 kms - 5 hours)  
Early morning, optionally you can visit again to see the Taj in the Sunrise, a breath taking view of the historical monument. After breakfast checkout and drive to Jaipur, enroute sightseeing of Fatehpur Sikri the city built by Mughal Emperor Akbar, visit Bulund Darwaza, Jama Masjid, and Tomb of Shaikh Salim Chisti; continue to Jaipur visiting Fatehpur Sikri. On arrival in Jaipur transfer to hotel, Later in the evening visit to Birla Temple, speculator marble temple, glitters in the in the night, later at the time of dinner visit to Chokhi Dhani - an ethnic 5 star resort serving Rajasthani & Continental cuisine with live music, astrology, games, folk dances and music, puppet shows in an ambiance of an ethnic village. Return to the hotel for overnight.   
 
08 Day: Jaipur  
After breakfast take sightseeing tour of Jaipur visiting City Palace, Hawa Mahal, and Jantar Mantar Observatory all within the vicinity of City Palace. Later visit to Amber Fort - 11kms, and enjoy elephant ride to ascend/ descend this great fort; later optionally you can visit to Rani Sati Garden, Galta Temple. Evening free for shopping and leisure activities. Overnight at the hotel.   
 
09 Day: Jaipur-Delhi (260 kms - 6 hours).  
After breakfast check out the hotel and drive to Delhi, en route you can visit to Nimrana Fort, which one of the magnificent fort of Rajasthan, converted into a heritage hotel, where you can have your lunch also. Later continue to drive to Delhi, on arrival transfer to the hotel for overnight at Delhi.  
 
10 Day: Delhi - Back Home:  
After breakfast the day free for leisure and relax. Later you can visit to local market for shopping. At the time of the scheduled flight for hometown, transfer to the airport to board the flight. On departure the tour concludes with happy memories.
 


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