Classic North India
Duration: 17 Nights / 18 Days
Destinations Covered : Delhi-Varanasi-Khajuraho-Orchha-Agra–Jaipur–Udaipur-Aurangabad-Mumbai
Day 01: Delhi
Amrapali representative would meet you at Delhi airport and you will be transferred to your pre-booked hotel. Remaining time is at leisure till next morning.
Day 02: Delhi Sightseeing
Morning proceed for a sightseeing tour of Old and New Delhi. Visit Old Delhi covering the Red Fort, Raj Ghat, Ashoka Pillar and the mile-long Chandni Chowk bazaar. Later visit New Delhi, driving along Rajpath to view the Parliament House, the President House and India Gate. Visit the Humayun’s Tomb, Qutab Minar and Birla Temple.
Day 03: Delhi – Fly to Varanasi
Morning catch a flight to Varanasi. You will be assisted at Varanasi airport and transferred to your hotel to check in. Later visit Sarnath, where Lord Buddha preached his first sermon to five disciples. Evening witness Aarti (light) Ceremony on the bank of Ganges.
Day 04: Varanasi
Early morning enjoy boat ride at River Ganges. Later proceed for the sightseeing tour of the city visiting temples and Banaras Hindu University. Stay overnight at your hotel.
Day 05: Varanasi - Khajuraho
Morning fly to Khajuraho. On arrival, check in at your hotel. Later visit Western Group of Temples. Evening enjoy Sound & Light Show which is highly recommendable. Stay overnight at your hotel.
Day 06: Khajuraho - Orchha
Morning visit Eastern Group of Temples. Later check-out and drive to reach Orchha. On arrival, check in at your beautiful heritage hotel. Remaining time is at leisure till next morning.
Day 07: Orchha - Jhansi - Agra
Visit Orchha Fort complex, visiting Jehangir Mahal and Raj Mahal. Drive to Jhansi. Arrive & board Express train to Agra.
Day 08: Agra
Early morning visit Taj Mahal (Closed on Monday), monument of love. Later also visit Agra Fort & Itmad-Ud-Daula’s tomb. Evening free to visit the markets
Day 09: Agra - Eatehpur Sikri - Jaipur (5 hours drive)
Drive to Jaipur, en route stopping at the abandoned city of Fatehpur Sikri, a masterpiece of Hindu and Muslim architecture. Later continue drive to reach Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan. On arrival, check in at your hotel. Remaining time is at leisure.
Day 10: Jaipur
Morning move out for an excursion to Amber Fort. Enjoy a memorable Elephant ride upto the fort. Afternoon enjoy a tour of the city visiting the Maharaja's City Palace, the Jantar Mantar Observatory and the Palace of Winds. Also, drive past the rose-pink residential and business areas of Jaipur.
Day 11: Jaipur - Udaipur
Morning transfer to Jaipur airport to board a flight to Udaipur. On arrival, you will be welcomed by our representative and transferred to your hotel to check in. Later proceed for sightseeing tour of Udaipur visiting City Palace, Jagdish Temple & Sahelion ki Baori. Stay overnight at your hotel.
Day 12: Udaipur
Morning proceed for a day excursion to Rankapur to visit famous Jain Temples. Enjoy sunset cruise at Lake Pichola. Stay overnight in Udaipur.
Day 13: Udaipur - Mumbai - Aurangabad
Morning transfer to Udaipur airport to board a connecting flight to Aurangabad. On arrival, you will be received by Amrapali representative and transferred to your hotel to check in. Remaining time is at leisure.
Day 14: Aurangabad
Enjoy day excursion to Ajanta Caves (Closed on Monday) - the first Buddhist cave monuments. The paintings and sculptures of Ajanta, considered masterpieces of Buddhist religious art, have had a considerable artistic influence.
Day 15: Aurangabad
Sightseeing tour of Ellora Caves (Closed on Tuesday) - cluster of monasteries devoted to Buddhism.Later proceed for the sightseeing tour of Aurangabad city visiting Bibi Ka Maqbara – also known as Mini Taj, a son’s tribute to his mother, the Queen of Mujghal Emperor Aurangazeb. Stay overnight in Aurangabad.
Day 16: Aurangabad – Mumbai
Morning transfer to Aurangabad airport to board a flight to Mumbai. Arrive and check in at your hotel. Later proceed to visit Prince of Wales Museum (closed on Monday), Mani Bhawan (Gandhi Museum) and Dhobhi Ghat (world largest outdoor laundry). Stay overnight in Mumbai.
Day 17: Mumbai
Morning visit Elephanta Caves, a world heritage site. After lunch, join Bombay Heritage Walking Club (art & architecture students /professionals) and explore the old parts of Mumbai city. The Bombay Heritage Walking Club organizes a 2 hr. walk through the old part of Bombay and also interacts with the local people. Stay overnight in Mumbai.
Day 18: Depart Mumbai
Morning after breakfast, transfer to Mumbai airport to catch a flight back to your home destination. Tour ends.