Meeting and assistance on arrival and transfer to Hotel. Afternoon half day combined sightseeing tour of Old and New Delhi visiting Qutab Minar, Lakshmi Narayan Temple, Humanyun’s Tomb, Jama Masjid. Drive past India Gate , Secretariat Buildings and Red Fort. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 2 –Delhi/Jaipur
Depart by surface and upon arrival check in at the Hotel. Later sightseeing tour of Jaipur visiting City Palace, Observatory, Hawa Mahal and drive past Albert Hall. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 3 – Jaipur
Morning excursion to Amber Fort visiting Jagmandir, Temple of Goddess Kali etc. Ascend on elephant back atop the hill on which the fort is situated. Afternoon at leisure for shopping etc. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 4 –Jaipur/Agra
Depart by surface enroute visiting the deserted city of Fatehpur Sikri and upon arrival check in at the Hotel. Later sightseeing tour of Agra visiting world famous Taj Mahal (closed on Fridays), Agra Fort and Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 5 –Agra/ Jhansi/Khajuraho
Depart by Shatabadi Express train for Jhansi ex Agra (0820/1030 hrs) . Proceed to Khajuraho by surface , enroute visiting the Medival Orcha. Upon arrival transfer to hotel. Balance day at leisure. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 6 – Khajuraho/Varanasi
Morning half day tour of the world famous erotic temples of Khajuraho. Afternoon depart by flight to Varanasi . Upon arrival transfer to hotel enroute visiting Sarnath – where Buddha gave his first sermon. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 7 – Varanasi/Kathmandu
Early morning boat cruise on holy river Ganges to view bathing ghats and cremation sites. Later city tour of Varanasi visiting Bharat Mata Temple, Tulsi Manas Temple, Durga Temple and drive past Benaras Hindu University. In time transfer to airport to connect flight for Kathmandu. Upon arrival in Kathmandu transfer to hotel. Balance day free for walking through the local bazaars. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 8 – Kathmandu
Morning half day city tour of Kathmandu visiting the Darbar Square, Hanuman Dhoka, the ancient Royal Residential Quarters and the Mahadev and Parvati Temples. Afternoon excursion to Swaymbhunath and Patan – the ancient Newar city. Ovrnight at the hotel.
Day 9 – Kathmandu
Morning half day excursion to Bhatgaon, Pashupatinath and Bodhnath . Balane day at leisure. Overnight at the hotel.
Day10 – Kathmandu/Delhi
Morning at leisure. Later in time transfer to airport to connect afternoon flight to Delhi. Upon arrival in Delhi assistance to connect flight for onward destination.
**An overnight stay can be envisaged in Delhi depending on onward flight departure time.