Luxury Holiday to India & Nepal

Duration : 14 Nights / 15 Days

Destinations Covered :Delhi - Udaipur - Jaipur - Agra - Jhansi - Khajuraho - Varanasi - Kathmandu - Delhi


Day 01 : Arrive Delhi

Arrive Delhi by international flight. Meeting and assistance on arrival and transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Lakshmi Narayan Temple, Delhi
Lakshmi Narayan Temple, Delhi
Day 02 : Delhi

Buffet breakfast at hotel. Morning city sightseeing tour of New Delhi. Half day city sightseeing tour of New Delhi visiting Qutab Minar built by Qutub-ud-Din Aibek in 1199, Humayun's Tomb, India Gate (War Memorial Arch), Lakshmi Narayan Temple - a modern Hindu Temple. Also drive past President's House, Parliament House, Government Secretariat Buildings and Connaught Place- shopping centre of New Delhi. Afternoon city sightseeing tour of Old Delhi. Half day city sightseeing tour of Old Delhi visiting Red Fort, built in 1648 by Mughal Emperor Shah Jehan, Jama Masjid, one of the largest mosques in India, Raj Ghat and Shanti Vana-the cremation sites of Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru. Also drive past Chandni Chowk, shopping centre of Old Delhi. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 03 : Delhi - Udaipur

Buffet breakfast at hotel. Later transfer to airport to connect flight for Udaipur. Assistance on arrival and transfer to hotel. Rest of the day at leisure or you may explore the city on your own. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 04 : Udaipur

Buffet breakfast at hotel. Morning city sightseeing tour of Udaipur. City tour of Udaipur, visiting the City Palace, Jagdish Temple, Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir (Folk Art Museum), Fatehsagar Lake, Pratap Smarak, Sajjan Niwas Garden and Sahelion-Ki-Bari (Queen's resort for her friends). Evening boat cruise on Lake Pichola. The lake is 4 km long and 3 km broad, surrounded by splendid hills, palaces, temples, bathing ghats and embankments. Visit the island palace Jag Niwas which is beautifully set in the Lake. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 05 : Udaipur - Jaipur

Buffet breakfast at hotel. Later transfer to airport to connect flight for Jaipur. Assistance on arrival and transfer to hotel. Rest of the day at leisure or you may explore the city on your own. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Jal Mahal, Jaipur
Jal Mahal, Jaipur
Day 06 : Jaipur

Buffet breakfast at hotel. Morning excursion to Amber Fort including elephant ride.. Amber Fort, the ancient capital of the State until 1728. Visit the Jagmandir or the Hall of victory glittering with mirrors, Jai Mahal and Temple of Kali. Ascend on Elephant back, the hill, on which the fort is situated. Afternoon city sightseeing tour of Jaipur. City tour of Jaipur, visiting Maharaja's City Palace, the Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), the Royal Observatory, Ram Niwas Gardens, Albert Hall and the Museum. Later, drive through this "Pink City's" business and residential areas. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 07 : Jaipur - Agra (232 kms / 145 miles)

Buffet breakfast at hotel. Morning leave Jaipur by car for Agra en route visiting Fatehpur Sikri. Fatehpur Sikri, 38 km from Agra, built by Emperor Akbar in 1569 and abandoned after 15 years due to scarcity of water. On arrival at Agra, check-in at the hotel. Afternoon city sightseeing tour of Agra. City tour of Agra, the world famous Taj Mahal built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jehan in 1630 for his queen Mumtaz Mahal to enshrine her mortal remains. Also visit the Agra Fort (Halls of Private and Public audience), Itmad-ud-Daula and other palaces. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 08 : Agra - Jhansi - Khajuraho (170 kms)

Buffet breakfast at hotel. Transfer to the railway station to board the train for Jhansi. Assistance on arrival and transfer to Khajuraho by car en route visiting Orchha. On arrival at Khajuraho, check-in at the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 09 : Khajuraho - Varanasi

Buffet breakfast at hotel. Morning city sightseeing tour of Khajuraho including temples. Later transfer to airport to connect flight for Varanasi. Assistance on arrival and transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 10 : Varanasi

Early morning boat excursion on the river Ganges. Boat excursion on the holy river Ganges to see the Bathing ghats and Cremation site. Watching people bathing and worshipping at the Ghats is one of the most extraordinary experiences of a visit to India. Buffet breakfast at hotel. Morning city sightseeing tour of Varanasi. City tour of Varanasi, visiting the Bharat Mata Temple with a big relief map of India in marble, Durga Temple, Tulsi Manas Mandir, Banaras Hindu University which has an Art Gallery and the Mosque of Mughal Emperor Aurangazeb. Afternoon excursion to Sarnath. Half day tour of Sarnath, the buried Buddhist city where Lord Buddha gave his first sermon, Sarnath was a renowned school of learning from 6th century B.C. to 12th century A.D. Visit the ruins, the stupa, the Buddhist temple and the Museum. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 11 : Varanasi - Kathmandu

Buffet breakfast at hotel. Transfer to airport to connect flight for Kathmandu. Assistance on arrival transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Durbar Square, Kathmandu
Durbar Square, Kathmandu
Day 12 : Kathmandu

Buffet breakfast at hotel. Morning tour of Kathmandu valley. City tour of Kathmandu, visiting the Durbar Square, Hanuman Dhoka, the ancient residential quarters and temples. Then visit Swayambhunath, a 2500 years old site where, it is believed, the radiant Lotus, according to valley mythology, settled when the water was drained by Manjushri, the Goddess. The 5 Dhyani Buddhas attended by their consorts are enshrined at the base of the stupa. Afternoon excursion to Patan. Half day excursion to Patan, visiting the Old Newar city, the historic Durbar Square, the Golden gate, the sky piercing temples of Teleju, and balconies of wood, curio shops and bazaars. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 13 : Kathmandu

Buffet breakfast at hotel. Morning excursion to Bhadgaon, Bodhnath and Pashupatinath. Half day excursion to Bhadgaon, Bodhnath and Pashupatinath - Another Newar city founded in the 9th century. Visit the ancient gateway, Durbar Square the Royal Residential quarter of Bhupindra Malla, famous five storeyed temple of Nyatapola in Pagoda style and other temples. Later visit Bodhnath, the 2500 years old Buddhist stupe; a holy place for Buddhist pilgrims from Tibet. Also visit Pashupatinath temple area. Afternoon excursion to Dhulikhel. Half day excursion to Dhulikhel, a small township 30 kms from Kathmandu, along the Chinese-built road which leads to the border. It is at an altitude of 6000 ft. and offers superb views of Cho Oyu in the east to Himalchuli in the west. On the way stop at a small village Thimi, known for its pottery and for the manufacture of masks. Also visit Bhadgaon, a Newar city of the 9th century. See the ancient gateway, Durbar Square. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 14 : Kathmandu - Delhi

Buffet breakfast at hotel. Morning at leisure. Later transfer to airport to connect flight for Delhi. Assistance on arrival and transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 15 : Leave Delhi

Transfer to international airport to connect flight for onward destination.