Temples And Tigers

Temples and Tigers

Temples and Tigers : Delhi – Jaipur – Agra – Orchha – Khajuraho – Bandhavgarh – Varanasi : 14 days

Day 01                  Arrive Delhi

On arrival at Indira Gandhi International Airport Terminal II you will be taken to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.Overnight at the hotel.

Day 02                 In Delhi

After breakfast, full day sightseeing tour of Old and New Delhi.
The visit of the old city ( belongs to XVIIth century) includes the Great Mosque, Jama Masjid and the Red Fort, a perfect example of Mughal architecture built by Emperor Shah Jahan between 1639 and 1648. Enjoy cycle rickshaw ride around the colorful giant bazaar, ChandniChowk.
In the new part of the city visit – theQutabMinar (built in XIIth century), a splendid monument minaret of the Afghan period. Raj Ghat, the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi, and the Mausoleum of Humayun – a huge building that inspired Persians, is the precursor of the TajMahal. Rajpath, the equivalent of the Champs Elysees in France, the India Gate (erected in the memory of unknown soldiers died during First World War), The Parliament, and the house of the President.
Overnight in Delhi

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Day 03                 Delhi – Jaipur (270 Kms / approx. 05 hours)

After breakfast leave by surface for Jaipur. Popularly known as the Pink City, it Was built in 1727 AD by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II Designed in accordance With ShilpaShastra, an ancient Hindu treatise on architecture. On arrival in Jaipur, check into hotel. Rest of the day at leisure visiting the surroundings.Overnight at the hotel.

Day 04                  Jaipur

After breakfast visit the Amber Fort situated on the one of the ancient ranges Aravali Hills, 11 kms from Jaipur, the ancient capital of Jaipur Maharaja, is a good example of Rajput style architecture. A slow elephant ride takes to the top of the Fort, which houses several graceful buildings and a temple. Later visit City Palace and Observatory. City palace is a blend of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. The son of the last maharaja and his family still reside in The part of the palace .Observatory –JantarMantar, built by Jai Singh in 18th Century which is the finest observatory built by Jai Singh out of five Observatories.
Overnight at the hotel.

Temples and Tigers

Day 05                  Jaipur – Agra (265 Kms/ approx. 05 hours) via Fatehpur Sikri

After breakfast leave by surface for Agra, the city of Seventh wonder of the world en-route visiting FathepurSikri. This magnificent fortified city was the Capital of the Mughal empire between 1517 and 1585, but had to leave because of Shortage of water. Later continue your drive for Agra. Agra which is known for its world famous buildings constructed by the Great Mughal, situated on the bank of the river. On arrival in Agra, check into hotel. After a short trest proceed for the half day city tour of Agra including Agra Fort Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah.
Overnight at the hotel.

Taj Mahal

Day 06                  Agra – Jhansi (By train) Jhansi – Orchha (20 Kms/ approx. 30 mins)

Early morning sunrise visit of Famous TajMahal.This is a breathtaking view-the mausoleum built by a sorrowing Shah Jahan in memory of his young wife, Mumtazmahal. The building’s stupendous scale, flawless symmetry translucent white marble and shimmering reflection in the water channel are truly breathtaking. After viewing the TajMahal you are transferred to the Railway Station to board train to Jhansi and later a short drive to the delightful village of Orchha on the banks of the River Betwa. On arrival in Orchha check into hotel. Orchha once the capital city of the Bundles, is a just a village, set among a wonderful complex of well preserved palace and temples situated near betwa river.
Overnight at the hotel.

Day 07                  Orchha – Khajuraho (180 Kms / approx. 04 hours)

Morning after breakfast leave by surface for Khajuraho.On arrival check into hotel. The temples of Khajuraho are one of the India’s major attractions. Afternoon tour the spectacular ninth to thirteen century temples of Khajuraho, built by Chandela kings. The temples are beautifully carved with graceful statues of Gods and Goddesses.
Overnight at the hotel.

temples of Khajuraho

Day 08                Khajuraho – Bandhavgarh (260 Kms/ 06 hours)

After breakfast drive to Bandhavgarh. Bandavgarh claims to have the highest density tiger population in India. Bandhavgarh National Park has variety of wildlife such as Samvar, wild boar, nilgai , gaur, porcupines jackals , tigers, leopards as well as many species of birds. The Park also has population of India’s rare and endangered animals such as Chital Cinkara, Chowsingha , Gaur and is rich in Bird. On arrival in Bandhavgarh, check into hotel.
Overnight at the hotel.


Day 09                 Bandhavgarh

Morning and evening spent visiting the Bandhavgarh National Park.
Overnight at the hotel.

Day 10                Allahbad – Varanasi (135 Kms/3 hours)

Morning half day city tour of Allahbad including the fort standing on the Northern bank of the Yamuna built by Akbar, Hanuman Temple, Anand Bhavan One of the best kept museum in the country. Later drive for Varanasi, the city of Lord SHIVA. On the bank of the sacred Ganges is one of the holiest places in India. On arrival in Varanasi, check into hotel.
Overnight at the hotel.

Day 12               Varanasi

Very early morning take a dawn board ride along the bank of the Ganges where you will see the Hindu rituals of thread ceremony, removing of hairs, offering food to the departed souls, etc, also watch the bathing, laundry and the cremation of the dead. After the boat ride walk through the fascinating narrow twisting lanes of the city to watch the performance of various Hindu rituals by the pilgrims. Later after breakfast proceed for the City tour including Vishwanath Temple, dedicated to lord Shiva, Durga Temple and Benares Hindu University.
Rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight in the hotel.

Vishwanath Temple

Day 13               Varanasi – Delhi (By Flight)

Morning excursion to the ancient Buddhist site of Sarnath, a centre of Buddhist worship built by the emperor Ashoka in the 3rd century BC and later in-time transfer to Varanasi airport to board flight for Delhi. Met on arrival in Delhi airport and transfer to hotel.
Overnight at the airport.

Day 14                Depart Delhi

Transfer to Delhi airport in-time to board flight for onward destination

Our Temple and Tigers tour package is just a suggestion of itinerary and can be modified as per your preference and requirement. Therefore, do not hesitate to inform us and we will do the needful.

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