Khajuraho Varanasi Golden Triangle Tour

Duration : 11 Days / 10 Nights
Destinations : Delhi - Jaipur - Agra - Jhansi - Orchha - Khajuraho - Varanasi - Delhi

Day 1: Arrival in Delhi
After you will reach Delhi, you will meet the IHPL representative who will help you with an assisted transfer to your hotel that has been already booked. The day is at leisure. Overnight stay.

Day 2: Delhi
Have your breakfast and leave for a city tour where you will visit the popular attractions of Old and New Delhi. First you will explore the attractions of Old Delhi that will include Raj Ghat and Jama Masjid.
After having your lunch, you are going to visit the attractions of New Delhi such as the Humayun's Tomb and the Qutub Minar. Enjoy a drive past Rajpath, India Gate, Parliament House, the President's Residence and the Diplomatic Enclave. Stay overnight.

Day 3: Delhi - Jaipur
In the morning, after breakfast, begin driving towards Jaipur, the Pink City. As soon as you reach Jaipur, get an assisted transfer to your hotel.
Spend the day at leisure, do the activities of your interest- visit the surroundings on foot, shop for souvenirs at the well-known local bazaars etc. Stay overnight in Jaipur.

Day 4: Jaipur
After a relaxed breakfast on the 4th day of the tour, proceed for visiting Amber Fort in the market where you are going to enjoy an elephant ride. This fort, a mix of Mughal and Hindu architectures was erected in 1592 by Man Singh I. Have lunch, and continue with sightseeing that will include Jaigarh Fort- one of the few military structures of medieval India, Laxmi Narayan Temple, also known as Birla Mandir, City Palace, Hawa Mala and Jantar Mantar. At evening, enjoy cultural performance and an authentic dinner at Chokhi Dhani Village Resort. Night stay in hotel

Day 5: Jaipur - Agra (By Road).
After breakfast on day 5, hit the road to go to Agra. On the way, you are going to halt at Fatehpur Sikri-the old deserted, red Sandstone City, that was built by Mughal Emperor Akbar during the 16th century. Later, also visit the Bulund Darwaza, that boasts of being the largest gateway in the world. Proceed to Agra. On arriving, get transferred to your hotel. The evening is free to discover the rich handicrafts of the Mughal city, Agra. Stay overnight.

Day 6: Agra
Get up early morning at view the Taj Mahal in the mesmerizing light of the sunrise. Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World was erected by the fifth Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. Have your breakfast. Later continue to explore the Agra fort, this magnificent red-sandstone structure is also known as Red fort, cover the inside structures like the Diwan-I-Am, Diwan-I-Khas etc. You can also visit Itmad-ud-Daula’s tomb etc. Stay overnight.

Day 7: Agra- Jhansi - Orchha - Khajuraho
In the morning, you will get transferred to the railway station to catch a train for Jhansi. Once you arrive in Jhansi, hit the road to go to Orchha, a beautiful medieval town. It was once the capital of the Bundela rulers. Situated on the banks of river Betwa offers you an opportunity to explore some of its magnificent attractions such as Jehangiri Mahal - constructed by Raja Bir Singh Deo, the Raj Mahal and the Laxmi Narayan temple, famous for their mural paintings. Afterwards, begin driving towards Khajuraho. Check-in at your hotel. Relax, have dinner and retire to your room for an overnight stay.

Day 8: Khajuraho - Varanasi
Today, once you have your breakfast, you will leave to explore the world heritage site of Khajuraho temples divided into Eastern and Western group of temples that will include Laxmi & Varha temples Kandariya Mahadev, Devi Jagdamba temples and more. These temples, built at the time of Chandela rulers have structures that glorify erotica. Later, get an on-time transfer to the airport to board a flight for Varanasi. On arrival, get transferred to your pre-booked hotel. If time and energy permit, you can explore the surroundings on foot. Stay overnight.

Day 9: Varanasi
On the 9th day of the tour, you will enjoy an early morning boat ride in the holy water of river Ganga. Have breakfast and leave for visiting Sarnath, a Buddhist religious place, containing the place where Lord Buddha preached his first sermon after enlightenment. The other part is for sightseeing in Varanasi including Alamgir Mosque, Beni Madhav Ka Darera, Dasaswamedh Ghat, and Bharat Mata Temple. Stay overnight.

Day 10: Varanasi - Delhi
In the morning, after breakfast, you will get an on-time transfer to the airport to board a flight to Delhi. On arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel. The day is free for leisure activities.

Day 11: Delhi - Departure
Today is the last day when you will get on time transfer to the international airport to board the flight for onward journey.