North India Plus Nepal
Duration: 16 Nights /17 Days
Destinations: Delhi - Jaipur - Agra - Khajuraho - Varanasi - Shivpatinagar - Chitwan - Pokhara - Kota - Kathmandu - Delhi.
Day 01 - Arrive Delhi
On arrival you will be met by our representative and transferred to hotel, where we will be holding the rooms on ready occupancy basis. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02 - Delhi
In the morning take a city tour covering Laxmi Narayan Temple - The Place of Gods, India Gate - The memorial of martyrs, Parliament House - The Government headquarters. In the afternoon take a city tour of Old Delhi covering Jama Masjid - The largest mosque in Asia, Red Fort - The red stone magic, Gandhi memorial - The memoir of father of the nation. Also enjoy the sound & light show in the evening. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03 - Delhi - Jaipur
Morning drive to Jaipur. On arrival check into hotel. Day free to enjoy city atmosphere. Overnight at hotel.
Day 04 -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 hotel.
Day 05 - 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-Daula's Tomb - The tomb is of particular interest since many of its design Elephants overshadow the Taj. Overnight at hotel.
Day 06 - Agra - Khajuraho
Morning visit Taj Mahal by the rising sun - a poem written in white marble, the most extravagant monument ever built for love, followed by transfer to Rly Station to catch train to Jhansi arrive and proceed by surface to Khajuraho, arrive and check-in to hotel. Afternoon city tour of Eastern / Western group of Temples. Overnight at hotel.
Day 07 - 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 08 - Varanasi
Varanasi's 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 09 - 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 - Kota
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 at hotel.
Day 16 - Kathmandu
Full day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu & Patan city. Overnight at hotel.
Day 17 -Kathmandu - Delhi Departure
Transfer to Airport to board your flight to Delhi where we will be holding the rooms for wash & change. Have your dinner later departure transfer to International Airport to catch international flight.