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Itinerary 6 Days Religious Sights


Day 1 Delhi
On arrival meet and greet by representative at the airport and transfer to the Hotel. Overnight stay at the Hotel.

Day 2 Delhi
After breakfast, full day city tour starting with a panoramic view of India Gate and President House, proceeding to – Qutub Minar a Historical building which was built hundreds of years ago which is an excellent example of Afghan architecture; the Minar is 72.5 Mts. high with 7 stories, it is the tallest freestanding structure in India.  Lotus Temple – Bahai house of worship built in 1986, which is a latest addition in the treasure trove of Delhi. Shaped in the form of a blossoming Lotus is a poetical expression of architect's ideas in Marble.

After Lunch (by own account), a visit to Humayun’s Tomb, which is a Grand mausoleum built for the emperor by his senior queen, this is one of the first Mughal Garden Tomb and said to be the inspiration of Taj Mahal. The Humayun’s Tomb is a World Heritage Monument. Rajghat – A place where Mahatama Gandhi (The father of the Nation) was cremated and a memorial for Mahatma Gandhi was built thereafter. Red Fort – Mughal Emperor Shahjehan built the massive construction of red sandstone (Note: Sunday it is closed), Enjoy the Pedestrian Rickshaw Ride in Chandani Chowlk Market. Also visit the mosque nearby better known as Jama Masjid is the largest mosque in India built by Shahjehan (The Mughal Emperor) in 1656. On the way back to the hotel a visit to Connaught Place market, which is there in Central Delhi. Overnight stay at the Hotel (B).

Day 3 Delhi to Agra

Breakfast, then a visit to Agra via Sikandara (203 kms). Sikandra – Situated across the Yamuna River, houses the tomb of Mughal Emperor Akbar. An interesting feature here is that one cannot see all four minarets from one point as one of them is always behind the tomb.

On arrival, half-day city tour visit to Taj Mahal, it was built by Mughal Emperor Shahjahan, a mausoleum in the memory of his beloved wife Queen Mumtaj Mahal. The special interests here are the Jilo Khana, the gardens, and the twin tombs of both Shahjehan (The Emperor) and Mumtaj Mahal (The Queen).

Proceed to Agra Fort (1 km. Approx.) - a fort that is situated on the banks of river Yamuna and within the city center. Here the places of interest are Moti Maszid, a white marble mosque Diwan-E-Aam, Diwan-E-Khas, Jehangir’s (A Mughal Emperor) Palace, Sheesh Mahal and Khaas Mahal. Overnight stay at the Hotel (B).

Day 4 Agra to Khajuraho
After breakfast, onward journey to Khajuraho by surface. Khajuraho - Situated in the heart of India, in the state of Madhya Pradesh, Khajuraho is a fascinating village with a quaint, rural ambience and a rich cultural heritage, honoured by the world as India's unique contribution to human civilization. Overnight stay at the Hotel (B).

Day 5 Khajuraho to Varanasi
Breakfast, then a sightseeing tour in the morning at the Khajurhao Temples. The Chaunsath Yogini, Lalguan Mahadev, Parvati, Varaha, Matangesvara, Lakshmana, Vishvanath and Nandi, Chitragupta, Devi Jagdamba and Kandariya Mahadeo temples belong to this group. Later transfer to airport to board flight for Varanasi - the oldest city in India.

Arrive Varanasi and transfer to hotel. After check-In visit Kashi Vishwanath Temple – The most sacred of the shrines dedicated to Lord Shiva; Mandhav Ka Darera- now a mix style of Hindu and Mughal architecture. Enjoy the boat ride at River Ganges in the evening. Overnight stay at the Hotel (B).

Day 6 Varanasi to Delhi
Breakfast, then a morning visit Sarnath - Buddha preached his message of the 'middle way' in order to achieve nirvana. After Noon Departure transfer to domestic airport for the flight to Delhi. On arrival pick and transfer to International Airport to connect the flight for onwards journey.

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