Classical and Cultural India Tour Package

Classical and Cultural India Tour is proposed to offer you an opportunity to peek into the culture and traditions of India through its wonderful ancient temples, famous forts, grand mosques, and other monuments. Throughout this tour, you come to know about the religious way of life of the people as well as the art and architecture that prospered for centuries in India.

Places Covered: Delhi, Varanasi, Khajuraho,Orchha,Jhansi,Gwalior,Agra,Jaipur.

Itinerary Details

Day 01 - Arrival at Delhi: Your cultural India tour starts with your arrival in Delhi. From international airport, you move to hotel and relax for the day to prepare yourself for your Delhi tour next day. Delhi is a historical city that served as a capital for different kings and dynasties. It is now the capital city of modern India and a sprawling city with lots of tourist attractions for travelers on trip to India.

Day 02 - Delhi: Your 2nd day tour starts with your breakfast and continues with Delhi sightseeing tour. This Delhi tour involves your visits to Raj Ghat, Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Qutub Minar, India Gate, Parliament House, and President House (Rastrapathi Bhawan). Raj Ghat, Red Fort and Jama Masjid are located in the Old Delhi area. Raj Ghat is the memorial dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi - the father of the nation. Red Fort and Jama Masjid are the grand structures built during the Mughal period. While in Old Delhi area, you also get a chance to enjoy the rickshaw ride. Later in the day, you visit the Qutub Minar, India Gate, Parliament building, and Rastrapathi Bhawan all located in New Delhi area.

Day 03 - Delhi - Varanasi:3rd day tour starts with flying to Varanasi from Delhi. Varanasi is another historic city of India located on the banks of the Ganges. This city, which derives its name from two streams, the Varuna and the Assi, has remained for centuries a prime learning and religious center for Hindus in India. Millions of people visit this holy city each year. In Varanasi, you get a chance to visit the various ghats of Ganges, colorful temples, centers of music and art, all offering a unique experience to a travelers on trip to India. However, before you explore Varanasi in detail, you move for a visit to Sarnath by road that lies 5 miles from Varanasi. Sarnath is an important Buddhist center where Buddha preached his first sermon after attaining enlightenment. Here, you visit Dharmarajika Stupa, Damekh Stupa, and Archeological Museum. Later you return to Varanasi to enjoy the evening 'aartis' at ghats.

Day 04 - Varanasi: 4th day tour starts early morning with your visit to Daswamedh Ghat. Here you get a chance to experience the living Hindu traditions by watching how Hindus cremate the dead bodies. You guide will accompany you as a boat takes you to the middle of the Ganges to watch the unique sight of thousands of people coming to the ghats for a holy dip. You'll explore the streets along the ghats before visiting the Kashi Vishwanath Temple. After having your breakfast, you move out of the hotel to visit Bharat Mata Temple, Durga temple, Tulsi Manas Temple, and Banaras Hindu University.

Day 05 - Varanasi - Khajuraho: Your 5th day involves your onward journey to Khajuraho by air. Khajuraho lies in the northern region of Madhya Pradesh. It is world famous for the dance festival and the temples featuring erotic paintings and sculptures. After check in at the hotel, you visit the eastern and western temples of the city. Visitors usually spend more time at the western temples as they are more elaborate and beautiful. Here, you also enjoy the interesting sound and light show.

Day 06 - Khajuraho - Orchha - Jhansi - Gwalior : On 6th day of your cultural India trip, you proceed to Orchha by road. Here you watch different attractions within the Fort Complex. After lunch, you board the superfast train to Gwalior. The city of Gwalior lies near Agra and features lots of historic monuments, temples, and other magnificent attractions. This city is believed to date from 8th century when it was established by a local ruler Suraj Sen and named after a hermit-saint Gwalipa. This city is also known for its role in freedom struggle of India.

Day 07 - Gwalior: After breakfast on day 7th of your India tour, you start the sightseeing tour of Gwalior. You visit the magnificent Gwalior Fort, Man Mandir Palace, Gujari Mahal, Sas Bahu ka Mandir and Jai Vilas Palace. The Gwalior Fort is an important landmark of the city, bearing testimony to various battles and historic events. Ranked among the most invincible forts of India, it features 35 feet high walls that are nearly 2 miles in length. The Man Mandir Palace dates from late 15th century and features beautiful tiles, big chambers, and the legendary Jauhar Pond. The Gujari Mahal and Jai Vilas Palace are beautiful structures that give you an opportunity peek into the regal lifestyles of local kings. You enjoy your overnight stay at the palace.

Day 08 - Gwalior - Agra: You start your eighth day of India tour with drive to Agra by road. Agra, originally a little village, transformed into a city during Mughal Empire. It served as the capital city of Mughal Empire during the reign of Akbar and Shah Jahan. Its original name was Dar-ul-Khilafat meaning seat of the Emperor. Various historical structures built during Mughal period still remind one of Mughal Empire. After reaching Agra, you relax at hotel while enjoying the beautiful views of Taj Mahal from your room.

Day 09 - Agra: The ninth day of your tour involves visiting Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Baby Taj. Taj Mahal, an architectural wonder, is the world famous structure built by Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaj Mahal. This white marble structure features beautiful domes and intricate carvings on the walls. No tourist wants to miss the sight of this magnificent structure while on trip to India. Agra Fort is another great attraction of the city that is known for its imposing gates and red sandstone walls.

Day 10 - Agra - Jaipur: The 10th day of your India tour starts with a short visit to Fatehpur Sikri Mosque Complex en route to Jaipur. Fatehpur Sikri complex dates from 16th century and was built by Akbar in honor of Saint Salim Chisti. After exploring the mosque, you continue your journey to Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan. After reaching Jaipur, you check in the hotel and relax. You visit the Birla Temple in the evening to get a glimpse of the religious life of the people of Jaipur.

Day 11 - Jaipur: The eleventh day of your cultural India tour is completely dedicated to sightseeing in Jaipur. You visit the magnificent Amber Fort built by Raja Man Singh I in 1592. City Palace, Jantar Mantar, and Hawa Mahal are other attractions that you explore during your Jaipur tour. Later in the evening you return to the hotel and enjoy the overnight stay.

Day 12 - Jaipur - Delhi: In the morning of the last day of your trip, after taking breakfast, you move out of the hotel to explore the lively bazaars of Jaipur on cycle rickshaw. Here you get a chance to watch closely the arts of textile block printing, pottery making, carpet weaving, craft making, etc., at different shops. In the afternoon, after enjoying the delicious lunch, you return to Delhi by road for your onward journey as per your schedule.

© Copyright 2018 Design ByIndia Easy TripAll Rights Reserved