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North India and the Ganges

  Duration : 15 Days / 14 Nights

  Places : Delhi > Amritsar > Dharamshala > Pathankot > Delhi > Varanasi > Khajuraho > Jhansi > Gwalior > Agra > Delhi

  Starts From: Delhi

  Theme: Family Tour, Honeymoon, Group
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The devotional India with the holy river Ganges is the main attraction of the travelers to North India. The tour is arranged day wise that is in the 1st day arrival to Delhi, the next day is allotted for the trip to Delhi to Amritsar, the 3rd day will be in Amritsar, day 4 is allotted for the trip to Dharamshala, the next day trip to Dharamshala to Pathankot, Delhi will be arranged, day 7 and 8 are reserved for Varanasi, after that on day 9 the expedition to Khajuraho from Varanasi is arranged, day 10 will be at Khajuraho, day 11 and 12 are for the drive from Khajuraho to Jhansi Gwalior and Agra. Day 13 will be at Agra, day 14 is for the trip to Delhi from Agra and by day 15 the tour will be wound up.

 

What You Won’t Miss: Sikh religious places, Tibetan Buddhist temples, Vishwanath Temple, Sarnath Stupa, UNESCO World Heritage Monument, Mughal Empire Architecture, taj mahal, Khajuraho, Tibetan monastries, Fatehpur Sikri, Orchaa Fort, golden temple
North India and the Ganges
 
 
Day-1. Arrive Delhi.
Arrive at Delhi International Airport, Meet and Greet, transfer to the Hotel.
 
Day-2. Delhi- Amritsar DEP 0720 Hrs /ARR 1330 Hrs
Morning we catch a train to Amritsar. Arrive by afternoon and transfer to Hotel. Overnight in Hotel
 
Day-3. In Amritsar:
Today we visit the Famous Golden Temple and later have rickshaw ride in the Bazaar of the old city. Overnight in Hotel
 
Day-4. Amritsar- Dharamshala.  Appx 200 Kms 5-6 Hrs
After breakfast we drive to Dharamshala/Mcleodganj. 
Evening time to browse through wonderful bazaar with its strong Tibetan Influence. Overnight in Hotel
 
Day-5. In Dharamshala
Today we have full day in the Tibetan capital in Exile. We visit the H.H Dalai Lama Temple and later visit Norbulinga Institute of Tibetan. Evening free. Overnight in Hotel
 
Day-6. Dharamshala – Pathankot-Delhi 100km Drive/3-4 Hrs+ Train DEP 1905 Hrs
Morning we pay a visit to Church St. John in the Wilderness at Forsyth Ganj, this mystical place is surrouned by pine trees and the church though small gives us a goos feel of the British Era architecture. Inside the church are memorials of various Viceroys from the Britain. Afternoon we drive to Pathankot Railway station to catch train to Delhi
Overnight in II Tier Sleeper A.C Train 
 
Day-7. Arrive Delhi-Varanasi Flight DEP: 0930/ARR 1045; Arrive Delhi at 0545Hrs. 
We arrive very early this morning, we get time to freshen up and have breakfast. After Breakfast transfer to Airport to catch flight to Varanasi.
On arrival in Varanasi we meet our transport and we drive to our Hotel.After getting some time to relax we re-group in the evening and take Rickshaw ride through the old parts of the City to Ghats to experience the Evening Puja Ceremony on Dasvamedha Ghat on the banks of River Ganges.Come back to Hotel for Dinner Overnight in Hotel 
 
Varanasi is bustling City situated on the Banks of the river Ganges. It’s famous for its Tempples and Ghats. Varanasi is the Vatican of East and holds the same importance in the Hinduism.Its also called Kashi a mythological tem and many Hindus believed that a visit to this place is a must once in their lifetime and have a dip in the Holy river of Ganges which will wash all their sins. A lot of Hindu monasteries are locted across the city and priest come here to study and gain knowledge by meditation and teaching; later join respective temples in their own Cities. The City is also famous for Silk Saris.
 
 
Day-8. In Varanasi.
Early morning we Take a Boat ride on the Ganges, then walk to the Vishwanath Temple one of the Famous Temple dedicated to the Lord Shiva. A lot of Pilgrims throng the premises just to get a glimpse of the shrine. Later come back to Hotel for Breakfast.
Before Noon we Drive to Sarnath appx (30mins 0ne-wa)y; We start the tour with the Visit to the Archaelogical museum renowned for keeping world famous artifacts and relics from the Golden era. Later we visit the famous Chaukandi and Dhamek Stupa and the ruins of the ancient town later we visit the Modern Buddhist Temple erected by the Mahabodhi society adjacent to the ruins. Evening we return to Hotel. Overnight in Hotel 
Sarnath is a small town next door to Varansi and holds the religious importance to Buddhism. Its an important pilgrim site them, Buddhists from all across South East Asia and far East come to Visit the Place. The famous Stupa was Build by the Emperor Ashoka in 243 BC
 
Day-9. Varanasi- Khajuraho DEP 1215 Hrs ARR 1315 Hrs
Morning we pay a visit to a Hindu Ashram and see how Monks live there. In the afternoon we get transferred to Airport to Board Flight to Khajuraho. Arrive Khajuraho Transfer to Hotel Overnight in Hotel 
 
Day-10. In Khajuraho
Today we have full day to visit The Western and the Eastern group of Temples. Overnight in Hotel 
Khajuraho is famous for its temple structures and most them have been declared “UNESCO –World Heritage Monuments”. These temples depict the generous and artistic creativity towards the kings of Chandela dynasty having ruled in the central India around 1000 AD. Out of the total 85 temples only 22 have survived till now and are divided as Eastern , Western and Southern Group of temples. 
 
 
Day-11. Khajuraho-Jhansi-Gwalior Drive: 180 Kms Drive/5 Hrs Train DEP 1755/ARR 1900Hrs
After Breakfast we drive to Jhansi Railway station. Enroute we visit the Orchaa Fort. After visiting the fort we head straight to the nearby Railway Station at Jhansi to board the train to Gwalior. Overnight in Hotel B,-, D
Orcha is a small town of Palace complex on the Banks of the Betwa River, which used to be the occupied the Kings of Bundela Rajput Dynasty and was founded in some 1501 AD.
 
Day-12. Gwalior- Agra DRIVE 120 Kms/3-4 Hrs
Morning we visit Gwalior Fort. We visit the Fort complex Man Mandir and the Sas-bahu Temple. One can have anice view of the whole town from the Walls of the fort. On our way down we walk to the bus and visit the famous stone cut sculptures of Lord Mahaveer. Afternoon we drive to Agra. We arrive by evening. Overnight in Hotel B,-, D
Gwalior is a small city located in the Centre of India in the state of Madhya Pradesh and the foundation of the city can be traced to 8thCentury AD. The city was ruled by various dynasties and is renowned to have warrior kings, musicians and great saints. It was also eminent place during the fight for our Independence and was a hotbed of planning during the First uprising by Indians against British in 1857 for the freedom fighters Tatya tope and the Queen of Jhansi Rani Laksmi Bai; the city also has memorials in memory of them
 
 
Day-13. In Agra: 
We have a full day in Agra Today. We start the day by our visit to the Taj Mahal one of the 7 wonders of the world;later we visit the Agra Fort. In the Evening we take a stroll in the Bazaar. Overnight in Hotel B,-, D
Agra located on the banks of river Yamuna is famous for the world renowned Taj Mahal and also the Leather industry. The modern Agra was founded by King Sikander Lodhi in the 16th Century and later became the seat of the Mughal Empire and thus the city came into prominence and it was Shahjehan who built the Memoir of Love for his beloved wife Mumtaz.
 
Day-14. Agra- Delhi. 200Kms 4-5 Hrs
After Breakfast we drive to Delhi via Fatehpur Sikri - all done in Fine Red Stone. Now a lost city Fatehpur Sikri was once an inhabited city and was build by Mughal King Akbar during 1564 AD. Around noon we continue our final drive towards Delhi. After Dinner transfer to IGIA Airport. Depart Delhi B,-, D
 
Day-15. Arrive Home
 


INCLUSIONS

•    Accommodation on twin sharing basis
•    Daily breakfast included
•    Meeting and assistance on arrival and departures
•    Chauffeured air-conditioned vehicles for all transfers, excursions and sightseeing tours
•    English speaking guide will be provided for sightseeing and excursion tours
•    All currently applicable taxes

EXCLUSIONS

•    Expenses of personal nature like laundry, telephone, fax, internet, beverages, camera / video camera fee at monuments, medical expenses, airport departure tax etc.
•    Local payments in domestic currency, such as entry fees to monuments, tips and gratuities
•    Any ride, monument entry fees
•    Domestic / International air fare
•    Indian Visa Fees
•    Any other services not mentioned in Price Inclusions above

CONDITIONS

•    Rates mentioned are per person on twin sharing basis.
•    Extra Adult sharing the same room will be charged 50% of the package rates (per person rates)
•    Extra child 5-12 years will be charged 40% of the package rates
•    Entry & exit points will be nearest to the destinations
•    All confirmations are subject to availability at the time of booking.
•    Should the no. of passengers, inclusions, hotel category or type of transport change at any given point the cost is liable to change and payable as advised by us.
•    Rates/itineraries/payment terms are subject to change without any prior notice.
•    For Ac Vehicle A/c will work only in the plains and will be switched-off during hill drives.
•    Children below 5 years accommodation will be on complimentary basis sharing parent’s room and breakfast charges as applicable.
•    The given cost is inclusive of all services mentioned in the quotation and no refund will be processed for any service which is not avail by guest once in tour.
•    Hotel Check In / out time is 14:00, early Check in and Late Checkout depends on Availability of Rooms, also with supplement charges. Please inform us the arrival departure timing of our guest in advance for confirms services and supplement charges occur.
•    National Park will Be close from 01 JULY to 30 SEPT Every Year


Brief details of the Destinations:


Delhi: Delhi is the capital city of India, which is one of the fastest growing economic nations of the world. You can visit various monuments, palaces, and political buildings here. Tourist will never miss upon the opportunity to visit the great and historical Red Fort that was constructed in the year 1639AD. For art lovers, Lotus temple is one of the best places to visit. They can explore the beautifully crafted artistic buildings, something that is worth watching. Qutab Minar, ISKON temple, Humayun’s Tomb, India Gate, and Jama Mashid are some of the places that reveal the true beauty of the country. The city is equipped with fast and quick transportations. The city experiences humid subtropical climate, where the summer are long and extreme hot.




Amritsar: Amritsar, quite popularly known for the historical Golden Temple is located in Punjab, India. It is the scared place for the Sikh Community. The temple was founded by the 4th Sikh Guru Ramdaas Ji. The other places that are worth visiting here is Jallianwala Bagh, Mata Temple, Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s palace, and Ram tirth. The tourist can easily reach this place through flight, roadways, and buses. The climate here is extremely humid, during summer and winter is extremely cold.




Dharamshala: -




Pathankot: Pathankot is a beautiful and calm city that is located in Punjab, India. This exotic place is situated on the foot-hills of Dalhousie and Kangra. It is a perfect place for vacationers, who wish to spend quality time away from the crowded city. No one would want to miss the opportunity to visit the beautiful Shahpurkandi fort that was constructed by Jaspal Singh. This place is well known for its historical temples like Mukesran da mela, Kathgarh, Shani shulla, and Nurpur fort. It is well connected through effective roadways, though you can also reach it through flight and roadways. Just like any other North Indian country this place experiences humid climate during summer and winter is too cold.




Varanasi: -




Khajuraho: -




Jhansi: -




Gwalior: -




Agra: Plan your trip and enjoy the magnificent beauty of Agra. The historical city of Agra is located on the banks of the famous river Yamuna. Agra is the majestic city, situated in the rich cultural State of Uttar Pradesh. It was the former capital of Hindustan, the earlier name of the country. The natural and historical monuments of the city, welcomes its visitors from the world over. The city was originally founded by a great Sikrawar Rajput King, Raja Badal Singh in the year 1475. You can enjoy viewing the monumental Badalgarh fort that reveals the richness of the ruler and the city. Who wouldn’t want to get a glimpse of the most beautiful love eternal monument, the famous Taj Mahal? The other places that are worth visiting here are Fatehpur Sikri, Akbar’s tomb, Ram Bagh, Mughal Heritage Walk, Mankameshwar temple, and Guru ka Tal. The climate here is extreme, with winter dipping up to 3 degree Celsius and summer high up to 41 degree.