Duration : 17 Days / 16 Nights
Route : Delhi – Jaipur – Agra – Varanasi – Lumbini– Chitwan – Pokhara – Kathmandu – Delhi
Category : India and Nepal Tour
On your arrival to Delhi, India you will be received by our representative who will assist you to your hotel and will also brief you about your tour. After handing over all the relevant documents and details of your tour, our assistant will leave you for a comfortable overnight stay at hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, we will begin your tour to Delhi. We will cover the Red Fort, Jama Masjid and enjoy the Rickshaw ride in Chandni Chowk. Later proceed to visit Raj Ghat, Humayun Tomb and Qutub Minar. And in the evening, we can visit the President House and India Gate. After a daylong chaotic tour, take an overnight stay at your hotel.
Post breakfast, we will start our journey to the next destination i.e. Jaipur which is also known as Pink City. On arrival, check in to the hotel, if time permits you can enjoy the chaos of local streets and delicacies of Rajasthan taste all at your own. And after refreshing your senses, take an overnight stay in hotel.
After breakfast we will take you to nearby Amber Fort where the elephant ride from the foothill of Aravalli to the entrance of Amber fort is a must do activity. Afternoon you can visit City Palace, Central Museum, Jantar Mantar (Observatory) and The Hawa Mahal. Later day free for your own individual activities or you may visit the famous markets of Textiles, Gems, Carpets, and handicrafts. Return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Post breakfast depart to Agra on the way to Agra visit UNESCO World Heritage Site, Fatehpur Sikri where the main attractions are Punch Mahal, Deewan- e-Khaas, Tomb of Salim Chishti and Buland Darwaja. After taking a brief tour there, continue drive to Agra. On arrival to Agra, check in to the hotel. After freshen up you can explore the rich handicrafts of Agra, later overnight stay in hotel.
Starting your day with a glimpse of the marvelous Taj Mahal is the best way to kick starts your day. Visit this world heritage Monument in dawn to beautify your mind and soul in the calmest way. Return to hotel for breakfast, after that visit Agra Fort which is a UNESCO proclaimed world heritage site. If you wish you may visit Itmad-Ud-Daullah Tomb and in the evening visit Mehtab Bagh to see the Taj Mahal from the other side of Yamuna River. Return back to hotel and stay overnight.
After visiting Agra the next destination would be Khajuraho, early morning transferred to Train Station to board Train to Jhansi (215 Kms). On arriving at Jhansi Train Station our driver will assist you and drive to Orchha (18 Kms) Once a princely state of Bundela Rajput Kings was found in 15 Century AD. Today the Orchha is famous for its ancient temples and scenic landscapes. Jahangir Mahal, Laxmi Narayan Temple and Raj Mahal are the key attractions of this place. After visiting Orchha get back on the road to Khajuraho (172 Kms), on arrival at Khajuraho checking into the hotel and stay overnight.
Post breakfast you will have an opportunity to explore another world heritage sites of Khajuraho. Divided into eastern and western group of Temples under this group you will be visit Laxmi & Varha Temples, Kandariya Mahadev Temple and Devi Jagdambi Temple. Kandariya Mahadev Temple is one of the largest Temple, famous for its more than 900 stone carving.
On the other side, Devi Jagdambi Temple is a group of 25 temples built in Chandela Dynasty and these temples mainly famous for its erotic carving. After visiting temples in Khajuraho transfer to airport to board flight to Varanasi. As you arrive our Intense India Tour representative escort you to the hotel, overnight stay at hotel
After tea or coffee enjoy boat ride at dawn in the holy river of Ganges. After enjoying a mesmerizing morning get back to hotel. Post breakfast excursion to Sarnath which is a highly sacred Buddhist religious place, where Lord Buddha delivered his first sermon after attaining enlightenment. Later return to Varanasi and visit Alamgir Mosque. At evening attend the prayer ceremony at Dashashwamedh Ghat. Overnight stay will remain schedule in hotel.
After breakfast leave Varanasi and drive to Lumbini one of the greatest pilgrimage site of Buddhist and birth place of Lord Buddha. On arrival in Lumbini check in to the hotel, after freshen up and relax for a while in the hotel room. Later in the day, visit Myanmar Temple and Maya Garden, Budha Stupa, Japanese temple and the Vietnam temple. Return to the hotel in the evening for dinner and overnight.
In the morning, after breakfast start driving to Chitwan. On the way you will have an opportunity to visit Lumbini- the birthplace of Buddha which is now an important Buddhist pilgrim centre. After arriving in Chitwan, complete the check-in formalities at your hotel for overnight stay.
After tea coffee get ready to visit Royal Chitwan National Park where you will have an opportunities to enjoy various jungle activities such as nature walk and bird watching. Chitwan is a paradise for nature lovers and nature walkers. You can enjoy thrilling elephant safari in Chitwan which is also UNESCO world heritage site. During safari you can spot many wildlife species such as Mugger crocodile, Bengal Tiger, one-horned Rhino etc. In the evening proceed to cultural tour to visit Tharu Village and explore the beauty of sun-set at river side. Later have dinner and stay overnight in hotel.
Post breakfast drive to Pokhara an important tourist destination of Nepal. On arrival check in to the hotel after freshen up and relax for some time. The evening is free to take a leisure walk around the lake side. Stay overnight in hotel.
Early morning we will take you to Sarangkot (15 Min Drive) for Sunrise view, return to hotel for breakfast and then free for couple of hours. After noon visit Davi’s fall, Gupteswar Cave, Tibetan Refugee Camp and Seti Gorge. Evening free to visit old market of Pokhara or you can do boat ride in Phewa Lake. Stay overnight in hotel.
Today, after breakfast drive towards to Kathmandu. On arrival complete the check-n formalities at your hotel. Later day free for personal activities such as interacting with local, visit Thamel market of Kathmandu and relishing the local food etc. Overnight remain schedule in hotel.
Post breakfast visit Pashupati Nath Temple an important Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva situated on the bank of Bagmati River. Later visit Boudha Nath and followed by visit to UNESCO world Heritage Site Patan Durbar Square. After visiting Patan city return to hotel and stay overnight in hotel.
Post breakfast proceed to visit Bhakatpur which is also known as “the city of culture” and “the living heritage”. Also famous as, Nepal’s cultural gem, this city has Durbar Square, Taumadhi Square and Pottery Square as a must visit hot spots to explore. After taking tour to Bhakatpur, continue your journey to Kathmandu on arrival check in to the hotel and stay overnight.
Today is the last day of the tour; you will be transferred to the airport to board flight to Delhi for your onward journey back home with illustrious memory of Intense India Tours.