Incredible India Tour
Welcome to Incredible India! A journey into mysticism through the land of the unexpected.
Bounded by the majestic Himalayan ranges in the north and edged by an endless stretch of golden beaches, India is a vivid kaleidoscope of landscapes, magnificent historical sites and royal cities, misty mountain retreats, colorful people, rich cultures and festivities. It is a land where temple elephants exist amicably with the microchip. Its ancient monuments are the backdrop for the world’s largest democracy.
Destinations Covered: Delhi, Varanasi, Khajuraho, Orchha, Jhansi, Agra, Jaipur, Udaipur, Mumbai & Back.
Duration: 9 Nights/ 10 Days
Tour Cost: Per Person (On Twin Sharing) Starting From US$ 1690
Red Fort, Delhi
Day 01, Arrive Delhi
Arrive today in India's capital city of Delhi. You are greeted with a traditional Indian welcome and escorted to your hotel.
Day 02, Delhi Sightseeing
Enjoy a full day tour of Old and New Delhi today. Among your stops are the Red Fort, Raj Ghat, Ashoka Pillar and the mile-long Chandni Chowk bazaar. This afternoon drive along Rajpath to view the Parliament House, the President's House and India Gate. Visit the Humayun's Tomb, Qutab Minar and Birla Temple. Overnight stay in Delhi.
Day 03, Delhi - Varanasi - Sarnath (by flight)
Today fly to Varanasi (India's holiest city), located on the sacred Ganges River. Upon arrival, you are met and transferred to your hotel. In the afternoon visit the stupas, ruins and museum at Sarnath, scene of Buddha's first sermon.
Khajuraho Temple Overview
Day 04, Varanasi - Khajuraho (by flight)
In the early morning enjoy, the sunrise on the Ganges River with a boat ride followed by a walking tour of the old city. Later fly to Khajuraho, capital of the 9th to 13th century Chandela Dynasty. Upon arrival you are met and transferred to your hotel. Visit the Western group of temples containing the largest and loveliest temples, including Kandariya Mahadev (representing Chandela art at its best).
Day 05, Khajuraho - Agra (2 hours journey in train & 4 hours drive to Khajuraho)
This morning visit the principal Eastern group of temples, modest and less ornate than the Western Group. These temples reflect the simplicity inherent in Jainism. Later, drive to Jhansi to board the train to Agra, en route visiting Orcha, a medieval city frozen in time and space, existing to this day as it must have in the 17th century. Upon arrival in Agra, you are met and transferred to your hotel.
Taj Mahal, Agra
Day 06, Agra - Fatehpur Sikri (Excursion- One hour drive one way)
After breakfast visit the proceed on an excursion to Fatehpur Sikri. Built by Emperor Akbar during the 16th century, this city is perfectly preserved although it was abandoned due to a lack of water. Later this afternoon enjoy a city tour of Agra visiting the Fort and the Taj Mahal. (Taj Mahal is closed on every Friday)
Day 7. Agra - Jaipur (5 hours drive)
This morning you have the option to visit the magnificent Taj Mahal for a sunrise view. After breakfast depart for Jaipur. Check in upon arrival. Your evening is at leisure.
Day 08, Amber Fort Excursion & Jaipur Sightseeing
In the morning visit the mountain fortress of Amber, riding royally atop regally painted and decorated elephants. Later, enjoy a tour of Jaipur City, visiting Hawa Mahal or the "Palace of Winds," City Palace and the ancient observatory.
Day 09, Jaipur - Udaipur (by flight)
Today, fly to Udaipur, one of the most beautiful cities in India and also called “City of Lakes”. Udaipur is one of the most picturesque and romantic cities of India. Upon arrival you are met and transferred to your hotel.
In the afternoon, proceed for sightseeing tour in Udaipur to City Palace with its scalloped arches, fretted balconies and cupolas, Saheliyon ki Bari Garden, Moti Magri and the folklore museum where you can see a presentation of the string puppets typical to this area. Your evening is at leisure.
Day 10, Udaipur - Mumbai (by flight)
Fly to Mumbai (formerly Bombay), India's most cosmopolitan city. Your tour of Mumbai includes the British-built arch "Gateway of India," the Hanging Gardens and the Malabar Hills where Mumbai's rich and famous live, the Prince of Wales Museum, Dhobi Ghat, Marine Drive, the Gandhi Memorial Museum and Jain Temple. Room will be provided for wash and change at a hotel. Late evening transfer to international airport for flight back home. END OF OUR SERVICES
» Accommodation with private facilities
» Daily Breakfast
» Arrival & departure transfers by Private Air-conditioned transport
» Road travel, excursions and sightseeing tours by Private Air-conditioned transport as per the itinerary
» Local English-speaking guides for sightseeing
» Entrance fee to monuments (Only for the places mentioned in the itinerary) and cultural events
» Sunrise boat cruise in River Ganges
» Train Travel from Jhansi to Agra in AC 1st Class
» Elephant ride up to Amber Fort
» Room in Mumbai for Wash and Change
» Government Service Tax
» Any airfare or airport tax.
» Camera fee.
» Any expense of personal nature such as hard / soft drinks, laundry, phone/fax calls, tips etc.
» Any other expense not mentioned in the "Inclusions".
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- Western India Tour
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