Depart from home city to New Delhi, the capital of India.
Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to airport hotel for rest.
In the morning, we depart by domestic flight to Varanasi. Upon arrival, take a coach to Sarnath, said to be the India most sacred city by the holy river Ganga, as Buddha came her to give his first sermon. Now, it has many monasteries and stupas. Return to Varanasi for overnight.
Take a boat ride on Ganges River in very early morning. To bath in this sacred river is a must for each and very Indian in his life. Pass by Vishwanath Temple and its surrounding shops and enter Old Town where you will see temples, city wall, markets, etc. Later we fly to Khajuraho to visit the Easter and Western Groups of Temples which are dedicated to the Hindu pantheon of Gods in carving that are a paean to life and love. Khajuraho has achieved fame for the sensual appeal of its erotic sculptures.
Take a coach to Orcha to visit the magnificent temples, monuments and Orcha Fort. Later we will be transferred to railway station to board a train to Agra for overnight.
In the morning, we will tour Taj Maha, India’s most fascinating and beautiful masterpiece. This perfectly symmetrical edifice is set amidst landscaped gardens on the banks of the Yamuna. It took years of labor to build this extravagant marble monument to enshrine the remains of Begum Mumtaz Mahal, the consort of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. In the afternoon, we continue to Agra Fort, built by red sandstones with double walls over 200m in height and 2.5m in circumference. Completed in 1565AD, it houses the beautiful Pearl Mosque and numerous palaces. Finally we head to a marble factory.
We Coach to Jaipur with enroute stop at Fatehpur Sikri. Upon arrival, visit City Palace, a blend of Medieval European and Chinese architecture with massive octagonal towers surmounted by cupolas. Later, the 17th century observatory with its 90-foot sundial will be arranged.
A full day tour will include Amber Fort in the morning. It sits high on the rugged hills outside of town where the Jaipur royal house held court for seven centuries. Taking an elephant ride, you will ascend to the fort to see magnificent gateways, courtyard and a glittering chamber of inlaid mirrors. In the afternoon, we continue to Hawa Mahal, also known as the Palace of the Wind, a fantasia of 953 ornate of window sets in a rose-colored five storey fa??ade. After the final stop at Birla Temple, the rest of the time is free for shopping.
In the morning, we drive to Delhi to see the Delhi Gate, Lotus Temple, Raj Ghat, Parliament House, Red Fort, etc. Tonight enjoy a deluxe Indian banquet with folk dance show before transferred to the airport for a pleasant homewards flight.
Today, we will arrive at our home city.
Roundtrip air ticket, hotel, admission and meals as specified in the itinerary.
Taxes & fuel surcharge, optional tours, visa fee, excess luggage fee, personal & travel insurance, items of a personal nature and gratuities to tour leader, local guides and drivers.
1. Passports and Visas: All passengers travelling abroad require a passport, valid for 6 months beyond the conclusion of their trip, and with appropriate visa. Passengers are responsible to obtain all travel document and visas.
2. Reservation and Payment: A deposit of $300 per person is required to reserve space. The balance is due 45 days prior to departure. Only cash, bank draft or certified check will be accepted.
3. Insurance: We strngly recommend you to purchase travel insurance to protect your upcoming trip. If you choose to decline this valuable protection, you are responsible to any financial loss.
4. Baggage: Checked and carry-on baggages are limited to 1 piece per person, please contact relevant airlines for specific size and weight limitations.
Cancellation: Notice of cancellation must be made in writing to us and the following cancellation fees will be applied.
A: Over 45 days prior to departure, $300 per person.
B: 31-45 days prior to departure, $800 per person.
C: 21-30 days prior to departure, 50% of total price.
D: 8-20 days prior to departure, 75% of total price.
E: Within 7 days prior to departure or withdrawal from a tour, will regard forfeiting the tour on own, no tour fee will be refunded.
F: Air ticket cancellation may be subject to airlines’ penalties and handling fee.