India Heritage Tour

India Heritage Tour

Duration :- 18 Days/ 17 Nights
Places Covered :- Delhi - Khajuraho - Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Jaipur - Udaipur - Aurangabad - Ajanta - Ellora – Bombay

India Heritage Tour takes you to India’s Heritage site like Khajuraho Group of Temples, Humayun’s Tomb, Ajanta Caves and many other places in Delhi, Agra, Fatehpur Sikri, Jaipur, Udaipur, Bombay and Aurangabad. Explore the places and get to know about the heritage, culture and architectural style of various places in India.

Day 1: Delhi
Day 2: Delhi tour
Day 3: Delhi – Khajuraho (by air)
Day 4: Khajuraho
Day 5: Khajuraho – Agra (412 km)
Day 6: Agra
Day 7: Agra – Fatehpur Sikri – Jaipur (242 km)
Day 8: Jaipur
Day 9: Jaipur – Udaipur (393 km)
Day 10: Udaipur
Day 11: Udaipur – Aurangabad (by air)
Day 12: Aurangabad
Day 13: Aurangabad – Ajanta (99 km)
Day 14: Ajanta
Day 15: Ajanta – Ellora
Day 16: Ellora – Bombay (328 km)
Day 17: Bombay
Day 18: Departure

Day 1: Delhi
After your arrival at Delhi airport you will be transferred to your pre booked hotel by your representative. On arrival, check in to the hotel and spend the rest of the day at your leisure. Stay overnight.

Day 2: Delhi tour
Start your day with refreshing breakfast and after that full day excursion of Delhi will begin.Visit red fort which was residence of Mughals when they shifted their capital from Agra to Delhi. Next visit Lotus Temple also known as Bahi’s Place of Worship with no idol as it’s against their religion, Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple, India Gate where the name of soldiers who died during wars are carved on the walls of the gate and Rajghat made in memory of legend Mahatma Gandhi. In the evening visit Nehru Park surrounded by lush green gardens. Return back to the hotel and enjoy your dinner.

Day 3: Delhi – Khajuraho (by air)
Post breakfast you will be transferred to Khajuraho, a great place for history and art lovers. On arrival, check into the hotel and enjoy your dinner. Stay overnight.

Day 4: Khajuraho
After having breakfast full day excursion of Khajuraho will begin. Visit Khajuraho group of Temples declared as world heritage site by UNESCO. Within the premised visit Kandariya Mahadev Temple devoted to Lord Shiva and was built by Chandela King. Later on pay a visit at Lakshmana Temple with beautiful shrine and marvel architecture, Brahma Temple where the sand stone and granite structure is awe-inspiring and Chaturbhuj Temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu with his four arms avatar. Next visit Ajaigarh Fort situated hilltop, surrounded by Vindhya range affords breathtaking views of Ken River and exquisite vista. Return back to the hotel and enjoy your dinner.

Day 5: Khajuraho – Agra (412 km)
Post breakfast you will be transferred to Agra, city famous for Mughals . On arrival, check into the hotel and enjoy your dinner. Stay overnight.

Day 6: Agra
Start your magical day with mesmerizing views of sunrise at one of the seven wonders of Earth. It is situated on bank of River Yamuna, overlooking artificial lake and lush green gardens which add charm to its beauty. Next visit Agra Fort lying parallel to comprising many palaces like Jahangir Mahal and Shah Burj where Shah Jahan was held prisoner by his son and is built using red sand stones. Later on visit Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah also known as Draft of Jewel as the walls are encrusted with semi-precious stones and surrounded by garden of Charminar style. In the evening visit Mehtab Bagh and admire the nature’s beauty. Return back to the hotel and enjoy your dinner.   

Note: Tajmahal remains closed on Fridays

         Red Fort, Akshardham & Lotus Temple remains closed on Mondays

Day 7: Agra – Fatehpur Sikri – Jaipur (242 km)
Post breakfast the tour will head towards Jaipur-pink city. En-route Fatehpur Sikri and visit Tomb of Sheikh Salim Chisti a pilgrimage site covered with intricate carved marble sheet, Buland Darwaza one of the largest gateway of India, Jodha Bai Palace made with all safety measure for protection of Queen’s with only one outdoor passage, Panch Mahal a five storied palace and Diwan-I-Khas and Diwan-I-Aam which were private and public audience hall of Akbar. Continue your tour towards Jaipur. Check into the hotel and stay overnight.

Day 8: Jaipur
Start your day with refreshing breakfast and visit Amer Fort brilliant master piece of Rajput architecture situated on hilltop and overlooks Maota Lake. Enjoy Elephant ride and the glimpse of fort in lake is beyond imagination. Next visit Nahargarh Fort which offers spectacular views of the surrounding, Jaigarh Fort where you will be awe-struck by the world’s largest moving cannon “Jaivana” and Jal Mahal situated in the middle of Man Sagar Lake. Later on halt at City Palace comprising Chandra Mahal which offers spectacular view of the city and Mubarak Mahal which in houses museum where you will witness many ancient items like costumes, weapons and many more. Next visit Hawa Mahal also known as Palace of Winds, built for royal ladies so that they can view street happenings. Return back to the hotel and enjoy your dinner.

Day 9: Jaipur – Udaipur (393 km)
After refreshing breakfast you will be transferred to Udaipur – the city of Lakes. On arrival, check into the hotel and spend the rest of the day at your leisure. Stay overnight.

Day 10: Udaipur
Start your day with lavishing breakfast and enjoy sunrise view along with boat ride at Lake Pichola. Lake Pichola is home to two islands named Jag Mandir where you will witness Jag Mandir and Jag Niwas where you will witness Lake Palace. Later on visit City Palace overlooking Lake Pichola and reflects the grandeur of Rajasthan and it also comprises crystal gallery where there is largest private collection of crystals in the world. Next halt will be Bagore ki Haveli located on waterfront of Lake Pichola which has collection of mewar paintings, costumes, and other stuffs that were used by Maharajas and Maharanis where one can feel royal life and Sajjangarh Fort overlooks Lake Pichola situated on hilltop and affords fine spectacular view of vista. Later on visit Saheliyon ki Bari which was Queen’s garden so that they can spend leisure time with maids or their friends and Lake Fatehsagar where you can enjoy the mesmerizing views of sunset. Return back to the hotel and enjoy your dinner.

Day 11: Udaipur – Aurangabad (by air)
After refreshing breakfast you will be transferred Aurangabad. On arrival, check into the hotel and spend the rest of the day at your leisure. Stay overnight.

Day 12: Aurangabad
Post breakfast visit Devgiri Fort, a massive fort with spell bounding effects of its architecture on you. It was said that this fort was never conquered and has the best defence architecture. Later on visit Bani Begam Beach surrounded by lush green greenery where you can relax near waterfall and admire nature’s beauty, Ghrishneshwar Temple reflecting marvel architecture and comprises one of the twelve Temple of Siva and Pitalkhora Cave comprising 14 Buddhist caves with picturesque vista, marvel architecture, amazing wall paintings and stunning sculptures. Return back to the hotel and enjoy your dinner.   

Day 13: Aurangabad – Ajanta (99 km)
After refreshing breakfast you will be transferred to Ajanta. On arrival, check into the hotel and spend the rest of the day at your leisure. Stay overnight.

Day 14: Ajanta
Post breakfast visit Ajanta Caves declared as world heritage site by UNESCO. It is great place art lovers as all the mural paintings depict the events on life of Buddha and events on Buddha deities. All the 29 caves were created as retreat to Buddha preachers who learned and performed religious rites in world’s old center of learning of Buddhist cultural movements. The paintings are beyond imaginations of Buddha’s life, nymphs and princes. After getting to know about Buddha’s life, return back to the hotel and enjoy your dinner.

Day 15: Ajanta – Ellora
After having breakfast visit Ellora Caves made of Basaltic Caves. All the caves reflect Hinduism, Jainism and Buddhism religion as 12 caves are dedicated to Buddhism, 17 to Hinduism and 5 to Jainism and the caves are decorated with temples sculpture. Next visit The Kailasa Temple cut out from single rock comprising pavilion, gateway, hall, sanctum and tower. Return back to the hotel and enjoy your dinner.

Day 16: Ellora – Bombay (328 km)
After refreshing breakfast you will be transferred to Bombay, city of dreams. On arrival, check into the hotel and spend the rest of the day at your leisure. Stay overnight.

Day 17: Bombay
Post breakfast full day excursion of Bombay will begin. Visit Gateway of India overlooking Arabian Sea and was made to commemorate King George V and Queen Mary’s visit to India, Marine Drive famous for its Art Deco building that were built by Parsis and Hanging Garden situated on western side of Malabar Hill where the animal shaped hedges are stunning. Next visit Flora Fountain named after Roman Goddess of Flower with sculpture of Goddess in the middle of the places, Elephanta Caves chiseled out from a single rock comprising halls, courtyards, porticos with images of Hindu God and Goddess. Later on pay a visit at Shri Siddhivinayak Temple dedicated to Siddhivinayak from of Lord Ganesha and Chowpatty Beach where you will enjoy the sunset view. Return back to the hotel and enjoy your dinner.   

Day 18: Departure
After refreshing breakfast you will be transferred to Bombay airport to catch your ongoing flights.

Inclusion:

  • Accommodation and meals will be provided.
  • Elephant ride at Amer Fort (one way only).
  • Boat ride at River Ganga.
  • Well maintained transport with air-conditioned.
  • Travel and tour guides.

Exclusion:

  • Extra sightseeing charges.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry bills etc.
  • Travel insurance.
  • International airfare.
  • Medical bills in case of any mishap.
  • Anything not included in the tour package.