MAGNIFICENT TAJ WITH TEMPLES

6d

Delhi – Agra – Jhansi – Khajuraho – Jhansi – Delhi

MAGNIFICENT TAJ WITH TEMPLES
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Delhi – Agra – Jhansi – Khajuraho – Jhansi – Delhi

Duration
6d
Region
North India
Experience
History, Spiritual, Temples

Tour Itinerary

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DAY 01
ARRIVE DELHI
DAY 02
DELHI – AGRA (220 KMS/5HRS APPROX.)
DAY 03
TRAIN AGRA – JHANSI & DRIVE KHAJURAHO VIA ORCHHA (Train details: Shtabdi Express Dep at 08 15 Arr Jhansi at 1015 Hrs).
DAY 04
KHAJURAHO
DAY 05
DRIVE KHAJURAHO – JHANSI & TRAIN TO DELHI ( Train details: Dep 05.50pm Arr. 08.30pm)
DAY 06
DEPART DELHI

DAY 01

ARRIVE DELHI

On arrival at the Delhi International Airport, you will be met and assisted by Splendour Holidays representative and transferred to the hotel for check in.

Delhi - The capital city of modern India has behind it centuries of history, which has enriched its culture. Nowhere has tradition blended with modernity on a scale as evident in Delhi, where age-old monuments stand along with ultra modern hi-rise buildings. Delhi has been the seat of power for centuries.  Today, old and new city combine to present a harmonious whole offering the traveler, elegant shops, broad avenues, sun warmed elegant forts and mosques that were once stronghold of Mughal powers and the not be missed ‘ delightful vibrant bazaars’.

Later, proceed for sightseeing of Delhi

Proceed for a half day sightseeing tour of Old Delhi visiting the Jama Masjid - Built by the Mughal Emperor Shahjahan, the Jama Masjid is the largest and one of the most magnificent mosques in India, drive past the Red Fort built by the great Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in 1648, Drive through the narrow lanes of Chandni Chowk- Chandni Chowk (Moonlight Square) is opposite the Red Fort and is a market that hubs with activity all through the year. The area was laid out by Shahjahan's daughter, Jahanara. The water in a pool reflected the moonlight and then flowed into a channel that flowed through the avenue. It is a crowded place and normally there is a maze of traffic that one has to negotiate almost every second.  & lastly visit Raj Ghat, the memorial built for Mahatma Gandhi.

Special Carriage Ride

Take an interesting RICKSHAW RIDE through Old Delhi – a truly memorable experience. Stroll through the bustling markets and bazaars and get a feel for life in India's capital city. It is an exhilarating experience to visit the narrow by-lanes on a tri-cycle which presents infinite opportunities for taking candid photographs of the bustling market life

Return back to the hotel for overnight stay.

Hotels in Delhi or similar

  • Standard Hotel - Sarovar Naraina Portico - www.sarovarhotels.com
  • Superior Hotel - Royal Plaza - www.hoteltheroyalplaza.com
  • Deluxe Hotel - The Surya - www.thesuryaanewdelhi.com

DAY 02

DELHI – AGRA (220 KMS/5HRS APPROX.)

After breakfast, checkout and drive to Agra

On arrival, check in at the hotel

Agra is a medieval city situated on the banks of the river Yamuna. Shah Jahan known for his keen interest in architecture gave Agra its most prized monument, The Taj Mahal. Built in loving memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal, the mausoleum was completed in 1643. Agra's dominant structure, the Agra Fort (sometimes called the Red Fort) The red sandstone fort was renovated and converted into a palace during Shah Jahan's time, and reworked extensively with marble and pietra dura inlay.

Later, in the afternoon, visit Agra Fort.

Agra Fort ~ built by three Mughal Emperors starting from Akbar the Great in 1565 AD, which is a masterpiece of design and construction. Within the fort are a number of exquisite buildings including the Moti Masjid, Jahangir's Palace, Khaas Mahal and the Sheesh Mahal, Diwane-i-Am, Diwane-i-Khas and Musamman Burj where Emperor Shah Jahan, the fifth Mughal Emperor died a prisoner.

At sunset, visit the Taj Mahal by decorated Tonga’s

Taj Mahal - the inimitable poem in white marble. Built over a period of 22 years, by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in 16th century, for his Queen Mumtaz Mahal to enshrine her mortal remains, it is one of the seven wonders of the World.

Return to the hotel for overnight stay

Hotels in Agra or similar

  • Standard Hotel - Hotel Amar - hotelamar.com
  • Superior Hotel - Mansingh Palace - www.mansinghhotels.com
  • Deluxe Hotel - Radisson , Agra - www.radissonblu.com

DAY 03

TRAIN AGRA – JHANSI & DRIVE KHAJURAHO VIA ORCHHA (Train details: Shtabdi Express Dep at 08 15 Arr Jhansi at 1015 Hrs).

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the Agra railway station for your train to Jhansi ( Shtabdi Express  Dep at 08 15 Arrive Jhansi at 1015 Hrs). On arrival at Jhansi you will be picked up and drive to Khajuraho.

Enroute Visit Orcha, located at a distance of 16 Kms from Jhansi. It has a medieval town atmosphere attatched to it attached to it. The Betwa River quietly flows by the town. The 16 century palaces & temples built by its Bundela rulers appear to be suspended in time. We will visit Orchha Fort complex. Within the Fort complex we visit Jahangir Mahal, built by Raja Bir Singh Ju Deo in the 17th century to commemorate the visit of Emperor Jehangir to Orchha. Raj Mahal, built in the 17th century by Madhukar Shah, the deeply religious predecessor of Bir Singh Ju Deo. We also visit Ram Raja temple, palace-turned-temple with soaring spires & palatial architecture. Built by the King Madhukar Shah it is one of the most unusual temples in India & the only place where Lord Rama is worshipped as a King not as a deity.

After visit continue drive to Khajuraho.

Arrive Khajuraho and check into hotel.

Rest of the day at leisure

Overnight stay at the hotel

Hotels in Khajuraho or similar

  • Standard Hotel - Hotel Usha Bundela - www.ushalexushotels.com/khajuraho
  • Superior Hotel - Clarks Khajuraho - www.hotelclarks.com
  • Deluxe Hotel - Taj Chandela - www.tajhotels.com

DAY 04

KHAJURAHO

Breakfast at the hotel

Later, visit the 1000-year-old Eastern and Western temples of Khajuraho.  

The magnificent group of temples at Khajuraho, a UNESCO World Heritage Site were built between 9th & 10th centuries by the Chandela dynasty.  Over 800 sculptures cover one of the 25 temples, depicting gods and goddesses, beasts and warriors, sensuous maidens, dancers, musicians and of course, the erotic scenes for which the Khajuraho temples are famous for.

Overnight stay at the hotel

Hotels in Khajuraho or similar

  • Standard Hotel - Hotel Usha Bundela - www.ushalexushotels.com/khajuraho
  • Superior Hotel - Clarks Khajuraho - www.hotelclarks.com
  • Deluxe Hotel - Taj Chandela - www.tajhotels.com

DAY 05

DRIVE KHAJURAHO – JHANSI & TRAIN TO DELHI ( Train details: Dep 05.50pm Arr. 08.30pm)

After breakfast, drive to Jhansi and board Shatabdi Express train to Delhi

On Delhi and transfer to the hotel for check in

Overnight stay at the hotel

Hotels in Delhi or similar

  • Standard Hotel - Sarovar Naraina Portico - www.sarovarhotels.com
  • Superior Hotel - Royal Plaza - www.hoteltheroyalplaza.com
  • Deluxe Hotel - The Surya - www.thesuryaanewdelhi.com

DAY 06

DEPART DELHI

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the Delhi International Airport for your flight back home.

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Inclusions

  • Accommodation for 05 nights on Single/twin/triple room basis in the above mentioned hotels or similar.
  • Meeting & Assistance on arrival/departure at Airport and Hotel by Splendour Holidays Representative.
  • Air-conditioned Vehicle for all airport transfers, sightseeing & intercity transfers.
  • Monument Entrance Fees
  • AC Chair Car from Agra – Jhansi and Jhansi – Delhi
  • Local English speaking Guide as per the itinerary

 

Exclusions

  • Any early check in at hotels other than specified
  • Any extra meals not specified in the inclusions.
  • Domestic Flight tickets are not included in the above costing
  • Any meals other than specified
  • Any international/domestic airfare other than specified.
  • Camera/Video Camera charges at monuments
  • Personal and health insurance coverage
  • Expenses of personal nature i.e. tip to driver, guides, hotel staff, telephone calls, laundry, room service, etc.
  • Any beverages during the meals. The same will be as per actual consumption, locally payable.
  • Any change in tax structure resulting from the hike in the published tariff.

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