Places Visited : Mumbai - Aurangabad - Udaipur - Jodhpur - Jaipur - Agra - Gwalior - Orchha - Khajuraho - Varanasi - Bodhgaya - Rajgir - Nalanda - Patna - Vaishali - Kushinagar - Lumbini - Balrampur - Lucknow - Delhi
Duration : 23 Nights / 24 Days
Day :: 01 Arrival at Mumbai
Arrive at Mumbai airport. We will meet you and after a traditional 'Swagat' (Welcome), we will help in to check in Hotel. 'Namaste' and welcome to India or as we say 'atithi devo bhava' (the guest is an incarnation of God).
Rest of day free for independent activities.Overnight stay in Mumbai hotel.
Day :: 02 Mumbai Tour
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at the hotel. Later proceed for a sightseeing tour of Mumbai.Here we visit the Mumbai Fort, Marine Drive, Gateway of India, Flora Fountain/ Hutama Chowk, Hanging Gardens, Victoria Terminus, Juhu beach, Elephanta caves (These 7th century rock – cut temples dedicated to Lord Shiva).
In the evening Make your way through the various sets of a typical film studio.
Overnight to be spent at Mumabi hotel.
Day :: 03 Mumbai - Aurangabad
After a leisurely breakfast, we will transfer you Mumbai airport to connect the Aurangabad flight. On arrival in Aurangabad, check in hotel.
Rest of day free for independent activities
Day :: 04 Aurangabad
After breakfast, proceed to full day Sightseeing with excursion to Ajanta and Ellora Caves. In Ajanta Caves are approximately 30 caves at the site of Ajanta, of which cave number are 9, 10, 19, 26 and 29 are chaitya-grihas. The rest of the caves have been found to comprise of monasteries.
The Ellora Caves, is where one can see Buddhist, Jain and Hindu shrines dating back to 4th to 9th century A.D.
Return to Aurangabad Hotel and overnight will be at Aurangabad.
Day :: 05 Aurangabad - Mumbai - Udaipur
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast, later we transfer to airport to connect the Mumbai flight. On arrival in Mumbai airport, you also take a flight for Udaipur. On arrival in Udaipur airport, we will pick you and help to check in hotel.
Overnight to be spent at Udaipur hotel.
Day :: 06 Udaipur Tour
After Breakfast, we go for the city tour of Udaipur and we visit the city palace, Jagdish Temple, Fatehsagar Lake, Sahelion ki bari (Queen's resort for her friends) and Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir (Folk art museum), Saheliyon ki Bari etc.
Evening time you spend in boat ride at Lake Pichola visiting Jag Mandir.Overnight stay at hotel in Udaipur.
Day :: 07 Udaipur - Jodhpur
After Breakfast, we drive for Jodhpur. Enroute you visit the Ranakpur, renowned for some marvellously carved Jain temples in marble, created in the 15th century AD during the reign of Rana Kumbha.Here you visit the Ranakpur Jain Temple, Sadri, Muchhal Mahaveer etc. Later proceed to Jodhpur. On arrival in Jodhpur, check in hotel.
Overnight stay at hotel in Jodhpur.
Day :: 08 Jodhpur
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast and you embark on full day sightseeing tour of Jodhpur. Here you visit the Mehrangarh Fort and explore museum and beautiful palaces inside the fort complex. Later you visit the elegant Umaid Bhawan Palace, now converted into a heritage hotel, Umaid Bhawan Museum, royal cenotaph of Jaswant Thada.
In Evening you enjoy the shopping at famous Sardar Market. Overnight stay in Jodhpur hotel.
Day :: 09 Jodhpur - Jaipur
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast, later we proceed for the Pink City of Rajasthan, Jaipur. On arrival in Jaipur, check in Hotel.
After breakfast, depart for Jaipur.After Arrival in Jaipur , check in the Hotel. Leave for a half-day sightseeing tour to the hilltop fortress of Amber, Hawa Mahal and City Palace. Evening enjoy shopping in local bazaars.Overnight stay in Jaipur Hotel.
Day :: 10 Jaipur Sightseeing
After an early breakfast, you go for visit the Amber Fort. The Fort complex is situated atop a hill on the outskirts of Jaipur city. Enjoy elephant ride to ascend the fort complex. You also visit the Maharaja Man Singh’s Palace. Later you go for explore the prime attractions of Jaipur City. Visit the Jantar Mantar, Hawa Mahal (the Palace of Winds), terrific Govind Dev Ji Temple, Laxmi Narayan Temple and Government Central Museum (Albert Hall Museum), Jaigarh Fort, Birla Mandir, Ram Niwas Gardens.
In enjoying you enjoy the shopping activities in colorful and bustling local bazaars
Overnight stay in Jaipur hotel.
Day :: 11 Jaipur - Agra
Early Morning Drive to Jaipur to Agra. Enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri.Fatehpur Sikri built in red sandstone in honour of Saint Salim Chisti. Also visit the Buland Darwaza the largest gateway in the world. After visit it continue your journey to Agra.
On arrival to Agra, Check in Hotel. Rest of day free for independent activities.
Overnight at the Agra hotel.
Day :: 12 Agra Tour
Today full excursion visiting Agra Tour.First visit the Taj Mahal (A symbol of love. Emperor Shah Jehan built the Taj Mahal in the memory of his wife "Begum Arjumand Bano ", entitled ‘Mumtaz Mahal’), Agra Fort, Tomb of Itmad-ud-daullah etc.
After visit these place back to Hotel and Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight at Agra hotel
Day :: 13 Agra - Gwalior
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast and you drive for Gwalior. On arrival in Gwalior, check in hotel. After some rest, you go for the sightseeing tour of Gwalior. Here you visit the Gwalior Fort (The majestic Gwalior Fort is also known as Gibraltar of India). See several remarkable temples inside the fort complex. Visit the Sas-Bahu Ka Mandir( Temple is beautifully adorned with bas-reliefs). You also visit the impressive white Sikh Gurudwara, Teli-Ka-Mandir (Oilman’s Temple) inside the fort complex.
Later you visit the Gurjari Mahal, Jai Vilas Palace, a marvelous palace museum etc.
Overnight stay in Gwalior hotel.
Day :: 14 Gwalior - Jhansi (By Train) Jhansi – Orchha – Khajuraho (By Road)
Have an early breakfast and you will be transferred to the railway station to board train for Jhansi. On arrival at Jhansi Railway station you will be met and assisted.
Continue your drive to Khajuraho. Entoute you visiting Orchha . In Orchha you visit the Jahangir Mahal, Rajmahal and Phool Bagh. Also visit the Laxmi Narayan Temple. Later you proceed to Khajuraho. Khajuraho is a temple city of Central India. On arrival in Khajuraho, check in hotel.
Overnight stay in Khajuraho hotel.
Day :: 15 Khajuraho Tour
After breakfast, we visit the world famous Khajuraho temples. These Temples were built by the Chandelas between 950 AD & 1050 AD.Main Temples are Chaunset Yogini Kali Temple, Chitragupta or Bharatji Temple with a lovely image of 11 headed Vishnu, the Mahadev Temple, Vishvanath & Nandi Temples, Visha Temple of Shiva, Lakshmana Temple which is the largest & most typical of temples.
Visit the Eastern group of Temples. Parasvanath Temple is the only exisiting Jain Temple at Khajuraho.The Javeri Temple is dedicated to Vishnu. The other temples in this group are those dedicated to Brahma, Yamuna and Adinath. Overnight stay at Khajuraho hotel.
Day :: 16 Khajuraho - Varanasi (By Air)
After a leisurely breakfast,Transfer in time to airport for flight to Varanasi
Upon arrival at Varanasi, check in hotel and relax. roceed for the sightseeing tour of Varanasi visiting Sarnath, and the Ghats at the River Ganges to participate in the Aarti Ceremony. Later you proceed to Sarnath. Sarnath is that place where the Buddha preached his first sermon in the Deer Park, contains the most impressive remains, as well as a modem temple.
Overnight at Varanasi Hotel
Day :: 17 Varanasi - Bodhgaya
Morning take a Boat cruise at the river Ganges to observe the way of life of pilgrims by the Ghats, Bharat Mata Temple and later we drive to Bodhgaya. On arrive in Bodhgaya, check in at hotel. Bodhgaya - most sacred place for Buddhists. Overnight stay at Bodhgaya hotel.
Day :: 18 Bodhgaya - Rajgir - Nalanda - Patna
After a leisurely breakfast, you proceed for sightseeing of Maha Bodhi Temple and Tree. Visit the Chinese Temple, Niranjana Temple and River.
After the tour of Bodhgaya proceed for an excursion to Rajgir and Nalanda. In Rajgir you visit the Gridhakuta Hill and Bimbisara Jail. Proceed to Nalnada. It is a International Centre for Buddhist studies and has the oldest Universities of the world. Later proceed to Patna.
On Arrival in Patna, check in Hotel. After some rest we go for the city tour visiting Har Mandir Sahib - also known as Patna Sahib consecrates the place where the 10th Guru of the Sikhs Guru Gobind Singh was born in 1776, Golghar and Patna Museum.
Overnight stay at Patna hotel.
Day :: 19 Patna - Vaishali - Kushinagar
After breakfast, we drive to Kushinagar, enroute visiting Vaishali. In Vaishali we visit the Pillar of Ashoka, Raja Vishal ka Garh.
On arrival in Kushinagar, check into hotel. After we visit the Rambhar Stupa, Nirvana Stupa, Nirvana Temple, Mahaparinirvana temple. Overnight stay at Kushinagar hotel.
Day :: 20 Kushinagar - Kapilavastu - Lumbini
Breakfast will be at the hotel. Later proceed for Lumbini, en-routing Kapilavastu. On arrival in Lumbini and check in at the hotel. After some rest you proceed for the sightseeing tour of Lumbini. Lumbini is the birthplace of the Gautama Buddha, Lumbini, is the Mecca of every Buddhist, being one of the four holy places of Buddhism. Sightseeing tour of Lumbini like : holy temple of Maya Dev, Lumbini Garden.
Overnight stay at Lumbini hotel.
Day :: 21 Lumbini - Balrampur
After a leisurely breakfast, you drive for Balrampur, en-route Sravasti, also visit Saheth & Maheth. During the time of Sakyamuni, a rich and pious merchant named Sudatta lived in Sravasti. While on a visit to Rajgir, he heard the Buddha's sermon and decided to become the Lord's disciple. On arrival in Balrampur, check in hotel.
Overnight stay at Balrampur hotel.
Day :: 22 Balrampur - Sravasti - Lucknow
After breakfast, leave Balrampur for Lucknow. Enroute we visit Sravasti ( Sahet-Mahet) an active centre for Buddhism. On arrival in Lucknow, check in hotel. After some rest you go for the sight seeing tour of Lucknow. In Lucknow you visit Bara Imambara, Chota Imambara, Rumi Darwaza and Sikandar Bagh etc.
Overnight in Lucknow Hotel
Day :: 23 Lucknow - Delhi
Have an early breakfast at the hotel. In time you will be transferred to the airport to connect flight for Delhi.On arrival in Delhi, check in hotel. After some rest you go for visit the guided city toou of Delhi. In Delhi you visit the Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Qutub Minar, Qutub Minar, Humayun's Tomb, Birla Temple, Lotus Temple and Hanuman Mandir at Cannaught place.
Overnight stay in Delhi hotel
Day :: 24 Departure From Delhi
After breakfast, check out the hotel and we will transfer you to Delhi airport to bord the flight for your onward journey.