Classical India

Classical India

09 Days / 08 Nights

This tour gives you a taste of the grand glories of India, combined with glimpses of basic traditional life. We visit fabulous Forts, Spiritual Centres, savour Rajasthan magnificence and gaze at the unforgettable Taj Mahal.

Itinerary

Day 01:

Arrive Delhi

Arrive Delhi. Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Overnight stay.

Day 02:

In Delhi

Morning sightseeing tour of Old and New Delhi, including Humayun’s Tomb, The Red Fort, Qutab Minar and India Gate. Overnight stay.

Day 03:

Delhi –Varanasi by flight

Morning transfer to airport to board your flight to Varanasi. Afternoon sightseeing tour of Sarnath to view the ancient Buddhist stupas and monasteries. Overnight stay.

Day 04:

Varanasi – Khajuraho by flight

Early morning boat ride on the Ganges. Whilst the Priests chant, glide silently past the evocative Burning Ghats, quietly observing the devout bathing in the rive. Walking tour of the city. Then fly to Khajuraho with an afternoon sightseeing of the exotically embellished Khajuraho Temples- a World Heritage site. Overnight stay.

Day 05:

Khajuraho – Agra

Morning drive to Jhansi railway station to catch the Shatabdi Express train to Agra, en-route visiting the beautiful palace at Orchha. Overnight stay.

Day 06:

In Agra

Morning visit to the Taj Mahal, dedicated to eternal love. Visit Agra Fort, a bastion of Mughal architecture and a World Heritage Site and the tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah, the father of Noor Jehan. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight stay.

Day 07:

Agra – Jaipur by road (237 Kms / 06 Hrs Approx)

Morning drive to Jaipur. En-route, visit Fatehpur Sikri, the deserted capital city of the great Mughal Emperor Akbar. Continue your drive & upon arrival check in at your hotel. Overnight stay.

Day 08:

In Jaipur

Morning elephant ride up to the spectacular Amber Fort with its stunning side. Afternoon city sightseeing tour visiting the City Palace complex, Jantar Mantar Observatory and the delightful Palace of Wind. Overnight stay.

Day 09:

Depart

Drive to Delhi International Airport for onward journey.

Tailoring your trip

The itineraries shown are designed to give you a taste of what is possible and keeping in mind the travel logistics, routes that work out well. We can use this as a basis to plan your trip or can design a completely different itinerary to suit your interest. Prices vary according to selection of accommodation and season.

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