Central India Heritage Tour

Encompassing : Golden Triangle Tour, Gwalior Forts & Temples, River Rafting in Betwa river, Orchha Cenotaphs, Erotic temples of Khajuraho, Ghats of Holy Ganges, visit to Handloom industry, Buddhist temples and more.

Destinations covered : Delhi (2N), Jaipur (2N), Agra (1N), Gwalior (1N), Orchha (1N), Khajuraho (1N), Varanasi (2N)

Tour Duration : 10 nights / 11 days

Day 01 : Arrive Delhi

On arrival at Delhi, our representative will assist you on transfer to hotel and brief you the whole day program.
In first phase, take local sightseeing tour of New Delhi covering all must see tourist destinations like lotus temple, India gate, rajghat (place where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated), Connaught place, Isckon temple, Laxmi narayan temple etc in available time.
Overnight stay at hotel in Delhi.

Day 02 : Delhi

After taking morning breakfast,  take local sightseeing tour of another side of Delhi city, retaining view of Mughal era monuments like the Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Qutab minar, Humayun Tomb  etc. Take rickshaw ride of narrow passages of old Delhi, lanes of Chandini Chowk, Sadar Bazaar etc.
Overnight stay at hotel in Delhi.

Day 03 : Delhi / Jaipur (265 kms/ 05:30hrs)

After early morning breakfast, drive to pink city –Jaipur. On reaching Jaipur city, check-in into hotel for refreshment. Rest of the at leisure, get prepared for next day city tour. Evening can be spent by attending evening aarti (worship) in famous temples of Jaipur city like Birla temple, Govind Jee temple, Galtaji temple, etc., walk around Man-sagar lake, taking dinner in heritage restaurants etc.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Jaipur.

Day 04 : Jaipur

After morning breakfast, do local sightseeing of Jaipur city by visiting : Amer fort, city palace, Hawa mahal, Gaitore, Jaigarh fort, Jantar-mantar observatory, Nahargarh fort etc.
Amer fort in Jaipur was built by King Mirja Raja Jai Singh & Sawai Jai Singh-II (last king of fort Amer) in 1727. City palace in Jaipur city is located in heart of city. It is a 7 storied Palace made in Rajput and Mughal architecture with large halls, gardens, marble pawed galleries etc.  There is a museum also their which offers glimpse of royal lifestyle of royal family like their costumes, arms, furnitures, vessels etc. Hawa mahal was built in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh, having 5 storied semi – octagonal building with 152 windows with balconies. Jantar mantar is a observatory built in 18th century by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh-II.
Overnight stay at hotel in Jaipur.

Day 05 : Jaipur/Fatehpur sikri/Agra (250 kms by road)

Take morning breakfast and get ready for drive to Agra city with enroute visit to Fatehpur sikri (just at the threshold of Agra city). Fatehpur means ‘city of victory’ and Sikri was a small village during that time. UNESCO World Heritage Site: Fatehpur Sikri is a abandoned city of Mughals, came into existence during reign of Akbar in 16th century. It remains capital of Mughal dynasty for 10 years. Jama Masjid Mosque in Fatehpuri Sikri is the largest one in world. With the grace of Muslim sufi saint Salim Chisti who resides the small village called Sikri, close to Agra. It is about 26 miles from Agra city.
Overnight stay at hotel in Agra.

Day 06 : Agra/Gwalior (120 kms/ 03:00 hrs by road)

After breakfast, proceed for half day visit of Tajmahal and Agra fort. Take lunch in Agra and later drive to Gwalior city, situated in Madhya Pradesh State of India.
Overnight stay at hotel in Gwalior.

Day 07 : Gwalior – Orchha (140 kms/03:00 hrs by road)

Do full day sightseeing of Gwalior city. Sightseeing of Gwalior includes visit to Gwalior visit Gwalior Fort built by Tomar Raja Raja Man Singh, Gujari Mahal, Man Mandir Palace, Teli ka mandir etc. In evening, drive towards Orchha town, situated on the bank of Betwa river.
Overnight at hotel in Orchha.

Day 08 : Orchha/Khajuraho (180 kms/ 04:30 hrs by road)

After taking breakfast, move out for sightseeing of monuments made during Bundela dynasty in Orchha.
Orchha sightseeing includes visit to Jehangir fort, situated on the bank of Betwa river. Here Jehangir (son of Emperor Akbar) spent just one night. In addition to this visit cenotaphs, Ram temple etc.
Take lunch in Orchha and then drive towards Khajuraho.  On reaching Khajuraho, check-in into the hotel. Enjoy evening light & sound show held in Khajuraho temple complex.
Overnight at hotel in Khajuraho.

Day 09 : Khajuraho – Varanasi (By flight)

After morning breakfast, do sightseeing of world famous Khajuraho temples.
Khajuraho temple complexes are divided in to 3 groups : Western group of temples, Eastern group of temples & Southern group of temples. Khajuraho were build during 9th & 10th century using white sand stone depicting magnificent work of sculpture.
After lunch in hotel, check-out from hotel to board flight for Varanasi. On reaching Varanasi Airport, transfer to hotel. Later in the evening do boat ride in holy Ganges and view evening aarti from boat. 
Overnight at hotel in Varanasi.

Day 10 : Varanasi

After morning breakfast proceed for local sightseeing of Varanasi which includes visit to Sarnath Buddhist temples, Varanasi temples, ghats of Ganga etc.
Overnight stay at hotel in Varanasi.   

Day 11 : Varanasi – Delhi (By flight)

After breakfast, proceed for visit to handloom industry of Varanasi.
Varanasi is also known by the name of Benaras & Kashi. Sarees (traditional Indian women outfit) manufactured from handloom industry of Benaras are popular with the name of Benarasi Sarees in throughout India.

After taking lunch, check-out from hotel and later drive to Varanasi airport to board flight for Delhi. On reaching Delhi, spent time in leisure. Later in night proceed for Delhi airport to board flight to fly back to home / next destination.