Northern Spirit 08 Nts

Walking on the rickshaw old Delhi and a visit to Delhi Haat. Alwar &  Sariska Tiger Reserve Safari Park Walking Elephant at Amber Fort.The tour of the erotic temples of Khajuraho, which are known worldwide. 

 

Day 01: Arrival in Delhi

Arrive at Delhi Airport / railway Station .Meet and Greet on arrival and transfer to your hotel.Check inn at Hotel.Rest of the day is at leisure.Late afternoon enjoy cycle rikshaw ride at Chandni Chowk .More evidences of the ancient times that once existed in old Delhi can be found out by winding through the laby rinthine lanes of Chandni Chowk in a rickshaw.The pleasure associated with the rickshaw ride here is ultimate. The rickshaw pullers here take you on a ride through various routes, offering you a different experience all together. Later drop back to your hotel.Overnight at Delhi

 

Day 02: Delhi

After breakfast Full day  sight seeing tour of Old Delhi and New Delhi monuments. Tour begins visiting of the 17th-century old city includes the great mosque of Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk, Old Delhi’s main street,  colorful shopping bazaar and then drive past Raj Ghat, the cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi. After Lunch visit the Humayun's Tomb, the precursor of the Taj Mahal. Drive down the spectacular Rajpath, passing the India Gate (the memorial built on behalf of the unknown soldiers,) the President’s House, and the House of Parliament. Enjoy a brief respite from the otherwise bustling city at Birla Mandir, a modern and colorful Hindu temple. Visit the local market and nearby neighborhood. Overnight in Delhi

 

Day 03: Delhi – Alwar

After Breakfast check out from  the hotel.Continue your tour  for Alwar 170 Kms in approx. 4 hours by road and arriving around noon.Check in at Sariska Palace. Afternoon  proceed for Sariska National Park which  home to numerous carnivores including Leopard, Wild Dog, Jungle Cat, Hyena, Jackal, and Tiger. These feed on an abundance of prey species such as  Sambar, Chitel, Nilgai, Chausingha, Wild Boar and Langur. Sariska is also well known for its large population of Rhesus Monkeys, which are found in large numbers around Talvriksh.
The avian world is also well represented with a rich and varied birdlife. These include Peafowl, Grey Partridge, Bush Quail, Sand Grouse, Tree Pie, Golden backed Wood Pecker, Crested Serpent Eagle and the Great Indian Horned Owl. Overnight in Alwar


Day 04:  Alwar – Jaipur

Early morning drive to Sariska National Park  for game drive and  return back to the  hotel for breakfast. Later check out  from the hotel and proceed for Jaipur covering 120 Kms in approx. 2 hours by road. Arrive Jaipur & Check in Hotel. Later you have free time to explore city and shopping.Overnight at Hotel

 

Day 05: Jaipur

After Breakfast at the hotel depart for a morning excursion to Amber Fort. Enjoy elephant ride from the foothills of the Aravallis to the fort entrance. Amber Fort : At a distance of  11 kms from Jaipur, Amber was the ancient capital of Jaipur state. Construction of the fort began in 1592 by Raja Man Singh, the Rajput commander of Akbar's army and is a superb example of Rajput architecture.
Afternoon, city tour of Jaipur. Visit the City Palace which has museum having an extensive collection of art, carpets, enamel ware and weapons; Jantar Mantar - the observatory built my Maharaja Jai Singh in 1728 and the façade of Hawa Mahal.  Evening return back to the hotel . Overnight at Jaipur 

 

Day 06: Jaipur – Agra

After Breakfast check out from  the hotel. Drive to Agra 221 Kms traveling by road.  Enroute visit the abandoned Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri : built by Emperor Akbar in 1569, was the old capital of the Moghuls, which was abandoned after 15 years due to scarcity of water. See the graceful buildings including the Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chisti, Panch Mahal & other Palaces which are still preserved in its original glory. Continue drive to  Agra. On arrival visit Red fort, which was built by Emperor Akbar in 1565, and additions were made up until the time of his grandson, Shah Jahan. It contains the hall of public and private audiences amongst many other beautiful structues; Itmad-ud-daulah, which was contructed by Nur Jahan between 1622 and 1628 and is very similar to the tomb she constructed for her husband, Jehangir, near Lahore in Pakistan; the highlight of the day.Later check inn at  prebooked hotel. Overnight at the Agra


Day 07 : Agra – Jhansi  (BY TRAIN), Jhansi – Khajuraho (175 km by road)

After breakfast, check out and proceed to visit the world famous Taj Mahal built by the Moghul Emperor Shahjehan in 1630 for his Queen Mumtaz Mahal to enshrine her mortal remains.Later drive to Agra railway station to board train for Jhansi at 1330 hrs. Arrive Jhansi at 1715 hrs Meet and Greet by driver and drive you to Khajuraho. Arrive Khajuraho and check in at prebooked hotel.Overnight stay at Khajuraho

 

Day 08: Khajuraho

After breakfast you have morning free at leisure. Check out and  visit the eastern & western group of temples.Khajuraho, the exuberance of Indian spirit represents a paean to life, love, to joy-perfect in execution and sublime in expression. The Khajuraho temples are internationally famous for the erotic sculptures that adorn the walls. Life in every form and mood, has been captured in stone, testifying not only to the craftsman’s artistry but also to the extraordinary breadth of vision of the Chandela Rajputs under whose rule the temples were conceived and constructed.Return back to hotel . Overnight stay at Khajuraho

 

Day 09 : Khajuraho– Departure

After breakfast check out from the hotel and proceed to Khajuraho Airport / railway s   tation to board flight / train back to home destination 

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The Oberoi Amarvilas 02 Nts

THE OBEROI AMARVILAS - AGRA 

The Oberoi Amarvilas enjoys an unrivalled position, just 600 metres from the iconic Taj Mahal. Each of its rooms affords uninterrupted views of this ancient monument to love, while elements of the layout and design pay homage to its Mughal splendour.The hotel is approached along a sweeping driveway, verdant with native trees and lit by flaming torches. Just inside, a Mughal style quadrant is ornamented with cascading fountains and framed by an arched passageway and gold leaf frescoes.By day, guests can travel in their private golf buggies to the Taj Mahal. At night, they can savour a candlelit dinner beside its soft silhouette.

 

Day 1 : Agra Arrival 

Arrive at Delhi Airport ( 04 Hrs ) /’Mathura Railway Station ( 1.5 hrs ) Or Agra Station & transfer to Hotel. Agra, Located in Uttar pradesh on the banks of the River Yamuna, the city of Agra is synonymous with the Taj Mahal- one of the Seven Wonders of the World, renowned for its beauty and historical significance. Check in at The OBEROI AMARVILAS . Day free . Late afternoon visit the famous Agra Fort, begun by Akbar between 1565 and 1573. It is situated on the west bank of the Jumna River, about 2km upstream from the Taj Mahal  Akbar built the fort of sandstone; his grandson Shah Jahan, the builder of the Taj Mahal, constructed palaces of white marble within the fort itself.Agra Fort is entered today at the south end, through a low outer wall and gate built by Aurangzeb. Visitors then pass in succession through two of Akbar's gates, the Amar Singh and the Akbari, before finally gaining admittance to the fort proper. The original entrance to the fort was through the grander Delhi Gate in the west wall. Late evening leisure time at Hotel . Overnight at Agra 
 

OPTIONAL : Candle Light Dinner - Enjoy a romantic dinner beautifully crafted and set with flowers and candles in your room balcony. Our private butlers will pamper you with the choicest of food and drinks. Balcony overlooks the resort's lush gardens and water bodies and Taj Mahal in night silhouette.

 

Day 2 : Agra 

After early Breakfast Proceed to Visit the World Famous Taj Mahal – Come walk along the pathway beside the reflecting pool, with fountains upto the mausoleum Crafted in soft and pure marble and jeweled with semi precious stones where in the serenity of paradise rests the queen in peace with her king . Come to unfold the pages from the past to churn the charm out of its mystique and enrich your imagination about this marble of an epic in stone The Taj !!. Return back to hotel and have Option for Various Spa treatments /Therapies . 
SPA : Secreted behind large fretwork doors, tiled with dramatic dark sandstone and white marble, and ornamented with miniatures and oil portraits, our spa is supremely majestic.The focal point of our spa is a dome roofed, white marble steam room. The fully-equipped gymnasium looks out onto our garden, and manicures and pedicures are conducted in the adjacent salon. Therapy rooms on the fourth floor have uninterrupted views of the Taj Mahal. Evening free for shopping at Local Sadar Bazar . Overnight stay at Agra 

 

Day 3 : Agra Departure 

After breakfast check out from the hotel and proceed to Delhi Airport / Mathura Or Agra Railway Station to Board flight / train back to home destination 

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Varanasi Gaya Tour 07 Nts

VARANASI - ALLAHABAD - AYODHYA - GAYA 

Day 1: Arrive Varanasi
Arrive Varanasi, the holy city of India, is also known by the name of Kashi and Benaras. Kashi, the city of Moksha for Hindus since centuries, is known for its fine-quality silks, 'paan' and Benares Hindu University and Avimukta of the ancient days, Varanasi is the most popular pilgrimage point for the Hindus. One of the seven holiest cities, Varanasi city is also one the Shakti Peethas and one of the twelve Jyotir Linga sites in India. In Hinduism it is believed that those who die and are cremated here get an instant gateway to liberation from the cycle of births and re-births. Check into Hotel, after lunch , visit half day temple tour of Varanasi visiting Bharat Mata (Mother India) Mandir, Durga, Tulsi Manas, Sankat Mochan Temple and the new Vishwanath Temple. Followed by Ganga Aarti at Dasaswamedh Ghat and overnight at hotel. 

 

Day 2: Varanasi

Early morning proceed on a boat tour on River Ganges visiting all the bathing ghats followed by walk through the narrow lanes visiting the Golden Temple (old Vishwanath Temple) and Annapurna Devi Temple. In case you wish to perform some rituals/pindadana for your ancestors you may perform this morning The Ganga Ghats (river front) are the most popular pilgrimage spot of Varanasi and are centers of music and learning. There is a great tradition of Yatras in the holy city of Kashi and the most sacred path is that of Panchkoshi Parikrama, the fifty-mile path with a radius of five miles that cover 108 shrines along the way, with Panchakoshi Temple as its main shrine. Other popular pilgrimage route is Nagara Pradakshina, which covers seventy-two shrines along the way. Since time immemorial Varanasi is a great center of learning. The holy city has been a symbol of spiritualism, philosophy and mysticism for thousands of years and has produced great saints and personalities like Guatama Buddha, Mahavira, Kabir, Tulsi Das, Shankaracharaya, Ramanuja and Patanjali.. Night stay in Varanasi.


Day 3: Varanasi – Allahabad

After breakfast check out from the hotel and  drive to Allahabad, The city of Allahabad is among the largest cities of Uttar Pradesh and situated at the confluence of three rivers- Ganga, Yamuna and the invisible Saraswati. The meeting  point is known as Triveni and is especially sacred to Hindus. The earlier settlements of the Aryans were established in this city, then known as Prayag” Prayagasya Praveshshu Papam Nashwati Tatkshanam. All sins are cleaned with entry in Prayag ( the ancient name of modern time Allahabad) PRAYAG is one of the historic and mythological cities of India with glorious past and present. It continues to enjoy the distinction of being a place of haunting and lasting memories. It is a city of mixed culture of Hindu, Muslims, Jains and Christians. Arrive & check in to hotel followed by to Sangam for a holi dip and later visit other places of religious and historical importance. Overnight stay in the hotel at Allahabad. 

 

Day 4: Allahabad – Ayodhya

After breakfast at hotel proceed to Ayodhya. Ayodhya is one of the seven most sacred cities of the Hindus in India and situated about 135 km from Lucknow, on the banks of the Saryu river. The name Ayodhya means which cannot be subdued by war. It covers an area of 10.24 square km. This holy city holds a place of pride among Hindus as it is the birthplace of Lord Rama, the seventh incarnation of Lord Vishnu. Ayodhya is also believed to be the capital of Kosala, a kingdom ruled by Lord Rama. Ayodhya is an equally important place for Jains and Sikhs. Ayodhya is a city of temples as there are about 300 temples here. On arrival check in at the hotel . Later  visit to Rama Janmbhumi – the birth place of lord Rama and other temples. Night stay in Ayodhya.

 

Day 5:  Varanasi – Gaya
Early morning proceed on a boat tour on River Ganges visiting all the bathing ghats followed by walk through the narrow lanes visiting the Golden Temple (old Vishwanath Temple) and Annapurna Devi Temple. In case you wish to perform some rituals/pindadana for your ancestors you may perform this morning. Return to hotel for breakfast. After breakfast proceed to Bodh Gaya and check in at hotel.Gaya is one of the most important pilgrimage places for the Hindus and Buddhists. This town derives its name from Gayasur, a demon who was an ardent devotee of Vishnu. Gaya lies between Pretshila and Ramshila hills and is washed by the shores of river Phalgu. Gaya is the city which Vishnu is said to have blessed with power to absolve all temporal sins in the same way like Varanasi. This place draws Hindus to the various sacred shrines where they offer prayers and perform the saraddha ceremony for their forefathers and take a dip in the holy river PhalguEvening visit Mahabodhi Temple and other sites of Buddhist importance. Overnight in the hotel at Bodhgaya. 

 

Day 6:  Gaya
After breakfast  visit Vishnupad Temple is situated in the centre of the town. This temple is believed to have been built on the sacred footsteps of Vishnu which is also preserved in the temple on a rock set in a silver basin. This grand temple was renovated by Rani Ahalyabai, the queen of Indore in 1787. This 30 m high temple has 8 rows of beautifully carved pillars which support the mandapa or pavilion. Only, Hindus are permitted to visit the temple. Within the temple stands the immortal banyan tree 'Akshayabat' where the final rituals for the dead takes place. It is believed that a Hindu will reach heaven if his last rites are offered under this tree. This place is also believed to be the one under which the Buddha meditated for six years.
Sujata Sthan or Durgeshwari Temple is situated in Gaya. According to legend, one day, while Buddha was doing severe penance, he became weak, tired and hungry. He rested under a tree where a condemned village woman named Sujata offered him food, To everybody’s surprise Buddha accepted her offerings. After having consumed the food, Buddha’s countenance assumed a divine glow and he realised the Supreme Truth that neither extreme self indulgence nor self-mortification is ever required. What is needed is to follow the Middle Path. Sujata Sthan or Durgeshwari Temple stands as a symbol commemorating this even . Overnight stay at Gaya 

 

Day 7:  Gaya – Varanasi departure
After Breakfast departure transfer to Varanasi Airport / Railway station for onward Journey 

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