Arrive by International flight, after traditional 'Swagat' (Welcome) our representative would assist you at airport and transfer to hotel for check.Delhi is a bustling metropolis, which successfully combines in its folds the ancient with modern.Its strategic location was the prime reasons why successive dynasties chose it as their seat of power. In fact, more mythological cities are believed to be here, like the city of Indraprastha from the Hindu epic Mahabharata, founded around 5000 BC. Numerous monuments were built over several centuries by different rulers like Qutub-ud-din Aibek, Alauddin Khilji, Tughlaks, Humayun and Shah Jahan, who built the Walled City Shah Jahanabad.Overnight Hotel Delhi.
Today we take a guided tour of Old Delhi, the 17th century walled city of Shah Jahanabad, visiting the great Jama Masjid, the principal mosque of Old Delhi. Built in the year 1656 AD by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, it is the largest and best known mosque in India. Later we walk down or take a rickshaw ride through Chandni Chowk, the old marketplace of Shah Jahanabad now a picturesque bazaar to reach Red Fort, built in the year 1648 by Shah Jehan.Overnight Hotel Delhi
Today we drive to Jaipur, popularly known as Pink City, the flamboyant and colourful capital of Rajasthan. With its rich and colourful past, resplendent with tales of valour and bravery, it is now one of the most important heritage cities in India. The city was founded in the year 1728 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the ruler of Amber. It remains the only city in the world symbolizing the nine divisions of the universe, through nine rectangular sectors.Overnight Hotel Jaipur
Today we take an excursion to Amber Fort, the palace complex which stands to this date was commenced under the reign of Raja Man Singh. We take an Elephant ride (subject to availability) to reach the Fort situated on the hill, an overwhelming experience.Overnight Hotel Jaipur.
Today we drive to Agra, en route we will visit Fatehpur Sikri (Ghost Capital), the political capital of India's Mughal Empire under Akbar's reign, from the year 1571 until 1585, when it was abandoned, ostensibly due to lack of water. We visit Emperor Akbar's Residential complex, Mosque and Tomb of Salim Chisti.Overnight Hotel Agra
Today we visit Taj Mahal (closed on Fridays), symbol of eternal love, which stands on the banks of River Yamuna. It was built by the 5th Mughal Emperor, Shah Jahan in the year 1631 in memory of his wife, Mumtaz Mahal. It was completed in 22 years. Further we visit Agra Fort, taken over from the Lodhis by the Mughal Emperor Akbar in the late 16th century. The Fort can be more accurately described as a walled palatial city. It was built from red sandstone, often inlaid with white marble and intricate decorations. We will also visit Sikandara, Akbar's tomb. His son Jahangir completed the construction of the tomb in the year 1613.Overnight Hotel Agra
Today we take Shatabdi Express train to Gwalior. We will see the regal charm of Jai Vilas Palace of Schindias and the awe-inspiring Gwalior Fort.From Gwalior we drive down to Orchha en route we visit Sonagiri to see White Jain temples. The ornate interiors and the magnificent idols of the temples make the place a mosaic of beauty and serenity.Overnight Hotel Orchha
Orchha, located at a distance of 16 km from Jhansi, has a medieval town atmosphere attached to it. The Betwa River quietly flows by the town. The 16th century palaces and temples built by its Bundela rulers appear to be suspended in time.Overnight Hotel Khajuraho .
Today we visit Khajuraho temples, famous for the magnificent carvings depicting numerous exotic postures of the famous Kamasutra, ancient Indian work on sex. Only 22 temples survive of the 85 originally built. In fact, worship is still done today in the Matangeshwara temple, continuing an unbroken 1000 year tradition.In the evening we visit the Ganges to see the spectacular 'Aarti'.Overnight Hotel Varanasi .
Today we start our day with a boat ride on the river Ganges. Rise before dawn and step gingerly in the boat as the boatman starts rowing the boat. Witness the daily miracle to unfold, as the Sun appears triumphantly over the horizon. The sound of conches and temple bells add to the delicate pink fabric of dawn. The formerly hushed murmuring of ancient Sanskrit Shlokas (hymns) now rise, in one voice, to a crescendo of unparalleled piety and joy. Later we explore the city by foot to get the feel of the world's oldest living city.Overnight Hotel Varanasi
Today we will transfer you to Varanasi airport to board flight for Kathmandu - Capital of Nepal, situated on the southern slopes of the mighty Himalayas. On arrival we assist you to check in at our Hotel for overnight stay.Overnight Hotel Kathmandu
Morning drive to Pokhara, known as the valley city of Nepal, located 200 kms from Kathmandu. It's a blend of rich farmlands, forested hills and half a dozen lakes (famous Phewa Tal Lake). On arrival we assist you to check in at our Hotel followed by a leisurely evening and overnight stay.Overnight Hotel Pokhara.
Post breakfast half day sightseeing of Pokhara valley, the 124 square km spectacle at an average altitude of 900m. It's cut by the Seti Gandaki river, one of the seven Gandaki Rivers that bisects the central hills. The excellent soils make the valley a verdant nursery with the widest assortment of flowers. From here one can view Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and Machhapuchhare peaks. For everyone, Pokhara is a wonderful relaxing place.Overnight Hotel Pokhara .
Today we drive down to Nagarkot, a popular hill station situated east of Kathmandu at an altitude of 2175 m. above sea level. The panorama of the major peaks of eastern Nepal Himalayas including Mt. Everest can be seen from here, the best point for sunrise view. On arrival we assist you to check in at our Hotel for overnight stay.Overnight Hotel Nagarkot
After breakfast drive back to Kathmandu Airport visiting Bhadgaon enroute.Also known as Bhaktpur meaning the city of devotees, this place is the home of medieval art and architecture. Lying 14 Km of Kathmandu City, this place was founded in the 9th century and is shaped like a conch shell. The city is at the height of 4,600 ft. above sea level. In Bhadgaon you will visit the Durbar Square with its array of temples overlooked by the Palace of 55 Windows built by King Bhupatindra Malla. Here you will also visit the Taleju Temple which is the best example of Pagoda style structure in Nepal and stands on five terraces on each of which stands a pair of figures, two strong men, two elephants, two lions, two griffins and two goddesses.
Upon arrival in Delhi, board international flight for onward destination.