Untitled Document

BEST OF NORTH INDIA TOUR WITH BANARAAS AND LUCKNOW A little about your dream Travel.......
This itinerary covers “one of the seven wonders of the world – Taj Mahal”with Rajasthan, a region known for its rich heritage and culture, beautiful historic monuments, vibrant cities and of course fascinating Forts, Palaces, Temples. Rajasthan is the most colorful region in India exhibiting splendor and royalty in every walk of life. It is truly said "a land of valiance and chivalry ", which is endowed with invincible forts, magnificent palaces, waves of sand dunes and serene lakes. No other region in the country assembles as many paradoxes of India as does the desert land of Rajasthan. Imagine the thrill of being in Rajasthan. Better still, come and experience the land of fantasies with a tour package of your dreams !! Destinations : Delhi - Jaipur - FatehpurSikri - Agra – Mathura - Vrindavan –Lacknow – Allahabad/Ayodhya (Ram Janam Bhoomi) - Varanasi - Goa Mumbai. Period Duration : 15 Nights / 16 Days

Day 01: Arrival - Delhi : By flight

Arrive Delhi, Welcome and assistance upon arrival at the airport. Later transfer to the hotel Rest of the day free and adjust the time zone. Overnight at hotel

Day 02 : - Delhi
Morning after breakfast start full day city tour of Old & New Delhi. New Delhi - Visit Humayun's Tomb (1565 AD) aptly called predecessor of Taj Mahal. 72 meter high Qutub Minar (12th Century AD) - One of the most perfect towers in the world, nearby amidst the ruins of Quwate-Islam mosque stands the iron pillar which does not rust and has stood the vagaries of weather for 1500 years. Orientation drive through New Delhi viewing Embassy area (Diplomatic Enclave); Government Buildings ( 1921 -30 AD), Central Secretariat, Parliament House, Visit India Gate (1921 AD). Old Delhi.- among your stops are the Jama Masjid (Mosque), drive through Red Fort, built by Shahjahan; Visit Raj Ghat; a memorial to Mahtam Gandi; Ashoka Pillar and the mile -long Chandni Chowk Bazar. Overnight at hote.

Day 03 : - Delhi
Early Morning after breakfast start some sighseeing and shopping and day free at own work

Day 04 :- Delhi - Jaipur : by Surface (approx. 415 km.)
Early morning after breakfast at hotel and drive toJaipur upon arrival start city tour of Jaipur - Gateway to Rajasthan. Also know as Pink city, as all buildings have a pink tint to them. It is an unselfconsciously medieval city, with stately palaces, colorful bazaars (market) and a fort brooding over the city. Graceful women in swirling skirts and viels of red, yellow, orange and magenta, laden with silver jewellery, straight tall men in Turbans and luching carts drawn by camels, do nothing to dispel the illusion. Visit City Palace museum, Observatory and Palace of Winds. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 05 :- Jaipur
Morning excursion to Amber Fort. Elephant ride ascent to the fort. AMBER FORT PALACE - Amber is the classic romantic Rajasthani fort palace. Its construction was started by Man Singh I in 1592, and completed by his descendent Jai Singh I. Its forbidding exterior belies an inner paradise where a beautiful fusion of Mughal and Hindu styles finds it's ultimate expression. Continue sight-seeing. CITY PALACE - A delightful blend of Mughal and traditional Rajasthani architecture, the City Palace sprawls

Day 06 :- Jaipur – Fhatehpur Sikri – Agra : By Surface (apprx. 265 kms)
Morning after breakfast Morning after breakfastdrive to Agra - enroute visit Mughal city of FatehpurSikri, a master piece of Muslim architecture.Continue to Agra upon arrival meet our representative and transfer to the Hotel Later visit Taj Mahal - One of the seven wonder of the world. A pristine monument of undying love. Little needs to be said about this architectural wonder, which is always the soul raison-de-etre for every tourist's visit to Agra. Built by Shah Jahan, the Taj is a white marble memorial to his beautiful wife Mumtaz Mahal. This monument took 22 years to be completed and was designed, and planned by Persian architect Ustad Isa. Apart from it's stunning design balance and perfect symmetry, the Taj is also noted particularly for its elegant domes, intricately carved screens and some of the best inlay work ever seen. Thereafter visit Agra Fort - The first of the great mughal buildings where three Mughal emperor left there foot prints. Built by the famed Mughal emperor Akbar in 1565 AD, the fort is predominantly of red sandstone. Ensconced within is the picture perfect Pearl Mosque, which is a major tourist attraction. Overnight in Agra. {NOTE : Taj Mahal remain close on FRIDAY}

Day 07 :- Agra – Lucknow
By Surface (approx. 354 km) Early morning after breakfast proceed in route Visit Mathura, you can start exploring the birth place of Lord Krishna. It is scattered with numerous temples having its own significance, the main temple in the town is the Dwarkadheesh temple where the devotees assemble in every festival. Sri Krishna Janma Bhumi is another site to visit, it is the place where Lord Krishna was born; similarly Lord Krishna’s rest place after his triumph over the tyrant Kansa is the Vishram Ghat. Other points of attraction are, the Gita Mandir, Radha kund and more. Later proceed to Lucknow. Lucknow Lucknow is a beautiful city that still retains its old world charm . Your tour to Lucknow will be a truly memorable one when you travel in India. While arranging for Lucknow sightseeing tours, make sure that you visit the following tourist attractions that are worth seeing. The exquisite monuments that were built during the ancient times are still preserved for the present to see and cherish. So check out these tourist attractions as a part of Lucknow Tours. Later transfer to the hotel Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 08:- Lucknow - Allahabad - Varanasi (approx. 297 km)
Early morning after breakfast proceed to Varanasi on arrival checkinn your hotel overnight stay at hotel Varanasi. Optional - Stop in route Allahabad visit the famous One such Triveni Sangam, in Prayag (Allahabad) has two physical rivers Ganges, Yamuna, and the invisible or mythical Saraswati Rver. The site is in Prayag, India. A place of religious importance and the site for historic Kumbh Mela held every 12 years, over the years it has also been the site of immersion of ashes of several national leaders, including Mahatma Gandhi in 1948 . The three rivers maintain their identity and are visibly different as they merge. While the Yamuna is deep but calm and greenish in colour, the Ganga is shallow, but forceful and clear. The Saraswati remains hidden, but the faithful believe that she makes her presence felt underwater. Later continue drive for Varanasi on arrival checkinn your hotel overnight stay at hotel Varanasi.

Day 09 Varanasi
Arrive Varanasi, on the banks of the sacred Ganges River, is one of the oldest living cities in the world. For Hindus the city is a very special place of pilgrimage. The relationship between the sacred river and the city is the essence of Varanasi. Life on the banks of the Ganga begins before dawn when thousands of pilgrims come down to the river to await the rising sun and immersion themselves in the sacred river to cleanse themselves of their suffering and sins. To die in Varanasi is to ensure an instant route to heaven. Meeting and assistance upon arrival in Varanasi and transfer to your hotel Hindus consider that a dip in the holy Ganges washes away all the sins and purifies the soul. Evening be the eye - witness of Holy Worship or the Arti ritual on the Ghats of The Ganges. Later proceed on a sightseeing of Varanasi (the oldest and holiest city of India) Starts from the visit of Durga temple called as the Sankat Mochan temple and the Bharat Mata temple and Aurangazeb’s Mosque night stay Varanasi. Later drive to Sarnath, 10kms, East of Varanasi, is one of the Buddhism’s major centers of India. After attaining enlightenment, the Buddha came to Sarnath where he gave his first sermon. Visit the deer park and the museum and later back to Varanasi. Night stay in Varanasi.

Day 10: Varanasi - Delhi (by flight)
Early morning after breakfast drive for Delhi on arrive Delhi, Later transfer to the hotel Rest of the day free and adjust the time zone. Overnight at hotel.

Day 11 : Delhi - Mumbai -By Flight
After breakfast start asst arrival later drop to airport to catch your flight for Mumbai Arrive Mumbai, meet and assist at the airport and transfer to hotel. Night stay in Mumbai.

Day 12 : - Mumbai
After breakfast proceed for sightseeing tour of Mumbai covering Gateway of India, Prince of Wales Museum, Hanging Gardens on the slopes of Malabar Hills offering nice view of Marine Lines &Chowpatty Beach, Kamla Nehru Park, Mani Bhawan (where Mahatma Gandhi used to stay) and then to Dhobi Ghat. Also visit Afgan Church, Flora Fountain (Bombay nerve centre), Colourful Crawford Market and Marine Drive. Night stay in Mumbai.

Day 13 : Mumbai – Goa ( by flight)
Early morning check out from the hotel and transfer to Mumbai Airport to connect the flight for Goa. On arrival Goa, pick up and transfer to hotel. Rest of the day free at leisure.Overnight at hotel.

Day 14 : In Goa
Post breakfast, proceed to visit the major tourist attractions of Goa covering places like Ancestral Goa Museum, Aguada Fort, Anjuna Beach, Baga Beach, Colva Beach, Basilica de Bom Jesus, Church & Convent of St Francis of Assisi and the Church of Our Lady of the Rosary. After this also visit Panjim, the former capital of Old Goa. In the evening take a leisurely walk to the market and shop for traditional spices and cashews at the local bazaar. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 15: Goa - Mumbai (by flight)
Early morning after breakfast drive for Delhi on arrive Delhi, Later transfer to the hotel Rest of the day free and adjust the time zone. Overnight at hotel.

Day 16: Mumbai - Departure
After breakfast or lunch drop to airport for catch your onward flight to home..
********************TOUR END WITH HAPPY MEMORY*********************

Untitled Document