Destinations Covered : Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Khajuraho - Varanasi - Chitwan - Shivpatinagar - Pokhara - Kathmandu
Duration : 16 Nights / 17 Days
Day - 1 : Delhi
Arrive Delhi in the late evening and transfer to hotel. Overnight at
Day - 2 : Delhi
Full day city tour. Visit Raj Ghat and Shanti Vana - the cremation
sites of Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru, Jama Masjid and drive past
Red Fort and Chandni Chowk. Afternoon visit Qutub Minar built by
Qutub-ud-Din Aibek in 1199, Humayun's Tomb, India Gate (War Memorial
Arch), Lakshminarayan Temple - a modern Hindu Temple. Also drive past
President's House, Parliament House, Government Secretariat Buildings &
Connaught Place shopping centre. Overnight Delhi.
Day - 3 : Delhi - Jaipur
Morning drive to Jaipur. On arrival check into hotel. Day free to enjoy
city atmosphere. Overnight at hotel.
Day - 4 : Jaipur
Morning excursion to Amer Fort with joy ride on an Elephant - The Fort
is a superb example of Rajput architecture, Afternoon city tour covering
City Palace - occupies a large area divided into a series of courtyards,
gardens & buildings and a perfect blend of Rajasthani & Mughal
architecture, Royal Observatory - An observatory with some rare
qualities to its credit, Nawab Sahab Ki Haveli - The haveli which shows
the rare beauty of Rajasthani architecture , Bazaar etc. Overnight at
Day - 5 : Jaipur - Agra
Morning drive to Agra enroute visiting Fatehpur Sikri (Old Deserted
town of Mughal Dynasty) - Jama Masjid, The Buland Darwaza, Palace of
Jodha Bai, Birbal Bhawan & Panch Mahal. On arrival check into hotel.
Afternoon visit Red Fort - a visit to the fort in Agra is
must since so many of the events which lead to the construction of the
Taj took place here, Itmad-ud-Daulas Tomb - The tomb is of
particular interest since many of its design Elephants overshadow the
Taj. Overnight at hotel.
Day - 6 : Agra - Khajuraho
Morning visit Taj Mahal - a poem written in white marble, the most
extravagant monument ever built for love, followed by transfer to
Airport to catch flight to Khajuraho, on arrival transfer to hotel.
Afternoon city tour of Eastern / Western group of Temples. Overnight at
Day - 7 : Khajuraho - Varanasi
Today tansfer to Airport to catch flight to Varanasi. On arrival in
Varanasi transfer to hotel. In the afternoon take an excursion to
Sarnath. Overnight at hotel.
Day - 8 : Varanasi
Varanasis principle attraction is the string of bathing ghats
which line the western ghats of River Ganges, enjoy boat ride at dawn.
After breakfast visit the Ghats, Tulsi Manas Temple, Alamgir Temple,
Bharat Mata Temple . Later free to roam about. Overnight at hotel.
Day - 9 : Varanasi - Shivpatinagar
Morning drive to Shivpatinagar enroute visiting Kushinagar : a small
town amidst a dense forest, famous as this was the place where Buddha
passed into Parinirvana (went for his heavenly abode). Arrive into the
charming & colonial estate and check in into hotel. Afternoon visit
Kapilvastu - the place where Buddha spent his childhood and youth. Spent
the night at hotel after having Gala Dinner including bar-be-que,
special music & dance.
Day - 10 : Shivpatinagar - Chitwan
Morning free to relax, in the afternoon drive to Chitwan enroute
visiting Lumbini - The birthplace of Buddha. Arrive and check in into
the Nature Resort. Overnight at hotel.
Day - 11 : Chitwan National Park
Day free for Jungle activities such as Nature walk, bird watching,
village visiting. Elephant back Safari, etc. In the evening enjoy
Traditional Tharu Cultural Dance. Overnight at hotel.
Day - 12 : Chitwan - Pokhara
Morning drive to Pokhara. Arrive and check in into hotel. Afternoon
stroll around the Lake side. Overnight at hotel.
Day - 13 : Pokhara
Early morning one hour boat ride at Phewa Lake and then visit the
Temple situated in the middle of the lake. After breakfast take an
excursion to Sarangkot. Drive back to Pokhara. Overnight at hotel.
Day - 14 : Pokhara - Kathmandu
Today drive to Kathmandu. On arrival & check in into hotel.
Afternoon free for personal activities. Overnight at hotel.
Day - 15 : Kathmandu
Full day city tour of Bhaktapur, Pashupatinath and Bodhnath. Overnight
Day - 16 : Kathmandu
Full day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu & Patan city. Overnight at
Day - 17 : Kathmandu - Delhi Departure
Transfer to Airport to board your flight to Delhi. Have your dinner
later departure transfer to International Airport to catch international