Duration : 13 Nights / 14 Days
Destinations : Delhi - Jaipur - Ranthambore - Agra - Khajuraho - Varanasi - Delhi
Day 1 : Delhi
The representative of Travels Moon Team will receive you from New Delhi International Airport and transfer you to the pre-booked hotel. Freshen up and make yourself comfortable. Later you will proceed for guided Delhi city tour covering prominent tourist places like Jama Masjid (the largest mosque of India), Red Fort (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), India Gate (A War Memorial & the National Monument of India), Humayun's Tomb (UNESCO World Heritage Site), Qutub Minar (UNESCO World Heritage Site) and others as time permits. Dinner and overnight will be at the hotel.
Day 2: Delhi/Jaipur
Today We Travel By Coach To The "Pink City" Of Jaipur, One Of The Great Cities Of The Rajput, With Historic Forts, Palaces, And Garden. We Reach Our Hotel, Once A Maharajah’s Palace, Late This Afternoon.
Day 3: Jaipur
Our First Stop Is The Stunning Hawa Mahal, The Elaborately Carved Pink Sandstone "Palace Of The Winds." We Continue On To Amber Fort, Built By The Kkachhawan Rajputs As Their Capital From 1037 To 1728, Considered The Pinnacle Of Mughal Architecture. Later We Visit Jantar Mantar, The Open-Air Observatory With Its Huge Astronomical Instruments And City Palace Museum, Housing The Magnificent Art Collections Of The Maharajahs Of Jaipur.
Day 4: Jaipur-Sanganer
This Morning We Visit the Village Of Sanganer to See Traditional Block Printing and Handmade Paper Industries. Later We Tour A Local Market Then Take A Traditional Rickshaw Ride. Tonight We Are Dinner Guests In The Home Of A Mutli-Generational Rajasthan Family.
Day 5: Jaipur-Ranthambore
We Travel Today To Ranthambore National Park, The Former Hunting Ground Of The Maharajah Of Jaipur And Now A 512-Square-Mile Natural Preserve That Is Home To Hundreds Of Species Of Birds, Reptiles, Mammals, And Of Course, Bengal Tigers. This Afternoon We Take Our First Game Drive through the Park.
Day 6: Ranthambore
We Take Both Morning And Afternoon Game Drives Today To See Not Only Game (Though Tiger And Leopard Sightings Are Not Guaranteed), But Also Picturesque Ruins Of Forts And Palaces.
Day 7: Ranthambore-Fatehpur Sikri-Agra
Leaving Ranthambore This Morning, We Travel To Fatehpur Sikri, The Late 16th-Century City Of Red Sandstone That Is An Outstanding Example Of Mughal Architecture And A Unesco World Heritage Site. Early Afternoon We Reach Agra, the Ancient Mughal Stronghold.
Day 8: Agra
This Morning We Visit Imposing Agra Fort, A Complex Of Palaces, Pavilions, Courtyards, And Gardens That Served For Generations As The Seat Of Mughal Power. After A Cooking Lesson And Lunch, We Enjoy A Travel Highlight As We Embark On A Sunset Tour Of The Taj Mahal, The Magnificent Tomb Built By Emperor Shah Jahan In Memory Of His Beloved Wife Mumtaz. Some 20,000 Laborers Spent 17 Years On The Exquisitely Symmetrical White Marble Mausoleum, Which Was Begun In 1632.
Day 9: Agra-Jhansi-Orchha-Khajuraho
We Travel By Train To Jhansi, Then Continue By Coach To The Village Of Orchha, Known For Its 16th-Century Palaces And Temples. After Lunch Here We Travel On To Khajuraho, Whose Collection Of 22 Hindu Temples Dating To The 10th Century Is A Unesco Site.
Day 10: Khajuraho
Today We Tour Several of Khajuraho’s Well-Preserved Temples (Many Adorned with Erotic Sculptures), Considered The Finest Examples Of Temple Architecture In Northern India.
Day 11: Khajuraho-Varanasi
We Fly Today To Varanasi, Hinduism’s Holiest City and a Sacred Place of Pilgrimage. This Evening We Attend a Traditional Aarti Offering Ceremony As We Cruise Along the Ganges.
Day 12: Varanasi
Early This Morning We Return To The Ganges, Where Hindu Pilgrims Perform Their Rituals Along The Ghats (Steps) Leading To The River. We Visit Several Of The Important Ghats By Boat As We Experience For Ourselves The Spiritual Mystique Of These Hallowed Waters. Next We Visit Kashi-Vishwanath Temple, The Most Sacred Of The Shrines Dedicated To Lord Shiva. Later We Travel To Sarnath, Birthplace of Buddhism and Still A Major Center ofthe Practice. Tonight We Celebrate Our Journey At A Farewell Dinner.
Day 13: Varanasi - Delhi
Morning drop at Varanasi airport to connect the flight for Delhi. Day to leisure Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 14 : Delhi
After breakfast drop at Delhi airport to connect for further destination.
!!! Tour Conclude... But Sweet Memories Always Remain!!!