- Holiday Inspirations
- Fixed Departure
Day 01: ARRIVE DELHI
Arrive Delhi by International flight.
You will be met on arrival and transferred to your hotel.
Rest of the day free.
Day 02: IN DELHI
This morning, you will be given the city tour of Old and New Delhi.
Old Delhi offers ancient monuments, narrow streets and bustling bazaars. Drive past the vast Red Fort, built in 1648, Visit the Jama Masjid, the greatest mosque in India and completed in 1658 by Shah Jahan, who also built the Taj Mahal, and the Raj Ghat. Raj Ghat, a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi is a simple black marble platform that marks the spot of his cremation on 31 January 1948. It is left open to the sky while an eternal flame burns perpetually at one end. It is located on the banks of the river Yamuna in Delhi
Day 03: DELHI-LUCKNOW (by AIR) / SRAVASTI
Transfer to the airport to connect the flight for Lucknow. On arrival Lucknow, you will continue your drive to Sravasti (180 Kms/13Miles). Arrive Sravasti and check in at the hotel.
Day 04: SRAVASTI-LUMBINI
Morning, visit Jetvanaram and Angulimal Caves.. Later drive to Lumbini (190 kms/119Miles)
Day 05: LUMBINI-KUSHINAGAR
Morning visit birth place of Lord Buddha. Later drive to Kushinagar (130 kms/82Miles). Arrival Kushinagar and proceed for a visit to Mahaparinirvana temple and Rambhar Stupa (Cremation centre).
Day 06: KUSHINAGAR – PATNA VIA VAISHALI
Morning leave Kushinagar for Patna by road(280 kms/175Miles) en-route visit Vaishali. Arrival Patna, check-in hotel.
Day 07: PATNA-NALANDA-RAJGHIR-BODH GAYA
Morning drive to Nalanda (85 kms), visit ruins of ancient university. Continue your drive to Rajgir (15 kms), visit Gridhkuta Peak, Venuvanaram and Bimbisara Jail. Drive to Bodhgaya (65 kms), transfer to hotel.
Day 08: IN BODH GAYA
full day sight seeing at Bodhgaya, visiting places like Mahabodhi temple, Sujata Village, Niranajana River.
Day 09: BODH GAYA-VARANASI (250Kms/156Miles)
Morning leave Bodh Gaya for Varanasi by road. Upon arrival in Varanasi, you will start your visit with visit to Sarnath. Visit Dhamekha Stupa and Deer Park.
Day 10: VARANASI-AGRA (TRAIN)
Early morning boat ride on the holy river Ganges. After that proceed to visit Varanasi city, temples etc. You will have some free time before you are transferred to the railway station to connect train for Agra. Overnight on board train
Day 11: ARRIVE AGRA
Arrive Agra early morning.
Morning sight sightseeing of Agra Visit TAJ MAHAL (Closed on Fridays) – located on the bank of Yamuna River, the most extravagant monument ever built for 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.
Red Fort – lies on the bend of the river Yamuna, almost in the heart of the town. Akbar built it as his citadel over the years 1563-73 in the finest architectural style. It has imposing gates and walls of red sandstone and a moat.
Day 12: AGRA-DELHI ( 202 Kms/126Miles)
this morning you will have some free time to explore the city on your own. Later Leave Agra for Delhi by road. . You will make a short stop at Sikandra (Tomb of Akbar) on the way to Delhi. Arrive Delhi and check in at the hotel.
Day 13: DEPART DELHI
Transfer to airport to connect Flight for onward destination (hotel check-out 12:00 noon).