This 11 day cultural North India travel package is one of the most popular tourist circuits in North India also covering Khajuraho & Varanasi temple tour as well as Kathmandu. This most recommended tour package for Northern India and Nepal takes you through the Golden Triangle that is Delhi, Jaipur and Agra and to Khajuraho, Varanasi and Nepal. This short tour of India & Nepal covers the Indian culture and history of both the countries. It also is an 11 day shopping tour of India & Nepal and is quite popular amongst women as all these cities are shopping paradises. This India Nepal tour is quite affordable and good as an individual tour or a family tour or a corporate group tour. Services International Ltd with their years of experience will show you this best itinerary to visit in north India & Nepal as no other agency.
Day 01 :- Arrive Delhi.
Arrive Delhi. Transfer to hotel. Tour of Delhi. In Old Delhi visit the Raj Ghat - the cremation sites of Mahatma Gandhi , Jama Masjid and drive past Red Fort and Chandni Chowk. In New Delhi visit the Qutub Minar built by Qutub-ud-Din Aibek in 1199, Humayun's Tomb, India Gate and Lakshminarayan Temple. Also drive past President's House, Parliament House and Government Secretariat Buildings. Overnight Delhi.
Day 02 :- Delhi Jaipur
Morning drive to Jaipur. Overnight Jaipur
Day 03 :-Jaipur
Morning visit Amber Fort - the ancient capital of the State. Visit the Sheesh Mahal or the Hall of Victory glittering with mirrors. Afternoon city tour. Jaipur - the capital of Rajasthan was given a colour coat of pink a century ago in honour of a visiting Prince and ever since, it has retained this colour. Built by Maharaja Jai Singh, the notable astronomer, this city is 260 years old. Visit Maharaja's City Palace, & the Observatory . Drive past Hawa Mahal & through the pink rose residential & business areas. Overnight Jaipur.
Day 04 :- Jaipur Agra
Drive to Agra visiting Fatehpur Sikri enroute. Fatehpur Sikri is 40 kms from Agra and built by Emperor Akbar in 1569 and abandoned after 15 years due to scarcity of water. See the graceful buildings including the Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chisti, Panch Mahal and other Palaces. After visits drive to Agra. Afternoon visit city. 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 visit the Agra Fort, the Halls of Public and Private Audience. Overnight Agra. Taj Mahal is closed on Fridays.
Day 05 :- Agra Jhansi Khajuraho
Morning transfer to rail station to board train for Jhansi. Arrive Jhansi & straight drive to Khajuraho. Overnight Khajuraho.
Day 06 :- Khajuraho
Morning city tour. The Khajuraho temples were built by the Chandela kings between 950 AD and 1050 AD. The most important are the Chaunset Yogini Temple dedicated to Goddess Kali, The Mahadev Temple, Chitragupta or Bharatji Temple with a lovely image of 11 headed Vishnu, Vishvanath and Nandi Temples, Lakshmana Temple, Visha Temple of Shiva, which is the largest & most typical of temples. Visit the Eastern group of temples that consist of the Parasvanath Temple - the only Jain Temple surviving at Khajuraho and has excellent sculptures on the outer walls of the Sanctum, the Javeri Temple dedicated to Vishnu. The other temples in this group are those dedicated to Brahma, Yamuna and Adinath. Overnight Khajuraho.
Day 07 :-Khajuraho Varanasi (Banaras)
Morning transfer to airport to board flight for Varanasi. Arrive Varanasi & transfer to hotel. Overnight Varanasi.
Day 08 :- Varanasi Kathmandu
Morning boat excursion on the river Ganges. People bathe early in the morning to offer the prayers to the rising sun. The two cremation ghats are Manikarnika & Harishchandra where funeral pyre burns Day and night. Every pious Hindu believes that to die in Kashi and to be cremated on banks of the Ganges is to attain release from the cycle of birth and death. Transfer to airport to board flight for Kathmandu. Arrive Kathmandu & transfer to hotel. Overnight Kathmandu.
Day 09 :- Kathmandu
Morning city tour. Visit the Durbar Square, Hanuman Dhoka, and the ancient royal residential quarter, Mahadev and Parvati Temple and other temples. Afternoon free. Overnight Kathmandu
Day 10 :- Kathmandu
Day free in Kathmandu. Overnight Kathmandu.
Day 11 :- Kathmandu Delhi
Morning transfer to airport to board flight for Delhi. Arrive Delhi and connecting return flight. No hotel.
Day 12 :- Departure
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