Day 1 :
Day 1 : Delhi: Arrival in day or in evening (according to your flight schedule).
Delhi – It is Capital city of India, with a population around 20 millions, every corner of Delhi has its own attractions, whether old part of the city, or new delhi, more commonly known as Lutyens Delhi , where still imperial style Buildings can be seen. Its monuments of mughal era and beginning of Muslim age in india are remarkable. Monuments like Qutub minar and Humayun Tomb are already in the world heritage list of monuements. Thus, Delhi is rich in terms of tourism and it offers large variety including its cuisine which can be experienced in its different quarters famous for different delicacies.
Day 2 :
Day 2 : Delhi / Jaipur:
Drive to Jaipur. Check in to hotel in Jaipur and visit the Palace of Winds (Hawa Mahal). In the evening, explore the old town also known as the "Pink City", and visit the temple of Laxminarayan.
Jaipur is capital city of Rajasthan, also known as Pink city of India, famous for its sprawling markets and lively people. On each corner of the city, you will find some attrations, thus markets specialised in jewellery, statues, clothes, spices and everything that you can think of. The city attracts thousands of visitors from far horizons, and keep the hustle bustle of this 18th Century city going on. Major attractions of the city are Amber fort, then adding charm to it, there is city palace and astronomical observatory founded by Raja Sawai Jai Singh, commonly known as Jantar Mantar which is among Unesco’s World heritage list.
Day 3 :
Day 3 : Jaipur:
Jaipur, capital of Rajasthan founded by the astronomer king Jai Singh II between 1688 and 1743. Visit the Amber Fort and climb the fort on elephant back or by foot / Jeep. In the afternoon, visit the Astronomical Observatory (Jantar Mantar) and City Palace. Walk in the bazaars of the "Pink City" and discover its historical markets.
Day 4 :
Day 4 : Jaipur / Fatehpur Sikri / Agra:
Drive to Agra. En route visit the walled city of Fatehpur Sikri, built by Emperor Akbar between 1571 and 1585. Check in to hotel in Agra. Visit the Agra Fort, one of the most beautiful Mughal style forts built by Akbar in 1565 and enlarged by his little son Shah Jahan. In the evening, visit the bazaars of the city of Agra.
Agra is the city of Taj – which means light, and still Tajmahal is spreading its lights in the world, which is busy in different quarrels and disputes. It teaches them a lesson, that only love is eternal, rest is all, going to be diminish one day. This charming building attracts millions of tourists from all over the world, and is signature building of India. Apart from this, there are monuments like Red fort, Akbar’s tomb and Sikandara, and Itmad ud daula showing great history and grandeur of mughal era.
Day 5 :
Day 5 : Agra / Gwalior / Orchha:
Early morning visit Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Built at the request of the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan as a tribute to his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal, its construction has mobilized more than 20,000 workers and artisans from around the world. Back to the hotel for breakfast then depart for Orchha. En route visit the fort of Gwalior. Check in to hotel in Orchha.
Orchha is a small village located, near Jhansi, which is famous for its Bundelkhandi tradition. It is located on the banks of Betwa river. Its rustic atmosphere, gives tourist an attraction, which is unexplained. Once a tourist come to Orchha, he is drained in the magic of Orchha. Famous tourist attractions of orchha include Jehangir mahal, Bir Singh palace, Raja ram temple and Laxmi temple.
Day 6 :
Day 6 : Orchha:
Visit the palaces of Orchha, Jahangir Palace, Rajamahal. Visit of Ramraja temple and royal cenotaphs.
Day 7 :
Day 7 : Orchha / Khajuraho:
Drive to Khajuraho. Check in to hotel in Khajuraho. Visit the temples of Kamasutra. In the evening, explore the town of Khajuraho.
Khajuraho is also a world famous site on Unesco’s world heritage list, famous for its temples of Kamasutra. These temples dating to 11th century, are exquisite examples of indian art and culture, and progressive indian society during 11th Century. The Eastern and western clusters of Temples are worth visiting, in this small city, which has almost every facility and wide range of hotels and guest houses.
Day 8 :
Day 8 : Khajuraho / Allahabad:
Departure for Allahabad. Check in to hotel and then visit the temple of Patalpuri. In the evening, visit Sangam (confluence of three sacred rivers Ganga, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati River) and its ghats.
Allahabad is also one of the most important of city in Uttar Pradesh, known for its famous Triveni sangam, and Patal puri temple. The city witnessed the birth of famous Indian leader – Pandit Jawahar lal nehru, who was first prime minister of India.
Day 9 :
Day 9 : Allahabad / Chunar / Varanasi:
Drive to Chunar and then transfer by boat till Varanasi. Passage on the Ganges through picturesque villages. Upon arrival, welcome by our representative and check in to hotel. In the evening, visit the religious ceremony on the Ganges.
Day 10 :
Day 10 : Varanasi:
Early morning boatride on the Ganges to see life waking - up on ghats of the Ganges and then back to the hotel for breakfast. During the day, visit the Buddhist temple and museum in Sarnath, visiting Manikarnika ghats (cremation) Dasahwamedha (purification) of Varanasi. In the evening, visit the ancient city of Varanasi, the Chowk and bazaars.
Varanasi is one of the oldest cities of the world, situated on the banks of holy river Ganga since ages. The city as several attractions and most important being it is a living civilisation, and it gives sharp focus image of Hindu Culture and traditions. There is famous Kashi vishwanath temple in old city, near ghats. It is also known for its Benares Hindu University and Sarnath temple and Stupa, which is about 15 kms from the main city.
Day 11 :
Day 11 : Varanasi / Bhopal (by train):
Departure to visit the Buddhist temple of Sarnath, Fort Ramgarh and day exploring the city of Benares. In the evening, night train A/C sleeper for Bhopal.
Bhopal is capital of Madhya pradesh or central India which is also known as city of lakes. The city is major industrial centre of the region of Madhya Pradesh. Bhimbetka is an important tourist destination where paintings of Pre historic caves are found. Sanchi is another world heritage site, located at
Day 12 :
Day 12 : Bhopal:
Arrival at the railway station of Bhopal, meet & greet by our representative and transfer to hotel. In the afternoon visit of the mosques of Bhopal, Taj-ul-Masjid, Dahi-Seedi ki Masjid and the Birla temple. In the evening, visit the city of Bhopal.
Day 13 :
Day 13 : Bhopal / Sanchi / Bhopal
Drive to Sanchi. Visit the Buddhists sites (stupas, torans etc) and monastery of Sanchi.
Sanchi is an important Buddhist Pilgrimage site, located at a distance of 50 kms from Bhopal. This place is visited by large number of tourists each year.
Day 14 :
Day 14 : Bhopal / Mandu:
Drive to Mandu. Check in to hotel in Mandu, then visit the village of Mandu.
Mandu or Mandavgarh is an important tourist place in Madhya Pradesh located in Malwa region of Dhar district. It was the old capital of Parmar Rajputs who ruled over Malwa Plateau. It is known for its Jahaj Mahal, Hindola Mahal, Hoshang Shah’s Tomb, and Jami Masjid.
Day 15 :
Day 15 : Mandu:
Visit of the palaces of Mandu and its ruins.
Day 16 :
Day 16 : Mandu / Maheswar:
Drive to Maheswar. Check in to hotel in Maheshwar, and then visit the palace and temples of Maheswar. Evening visit of the ghats of holy river Narmada.
Day 17 :
Day 17 : Maheswar / Omkareswar / Jalgaon:
Drive to Jalgaon. En route, visit the city of Omkareswar. Upon arrival, check in to hotel in Jalgoan and free time in the city of Jalgaon.
Omkareshwar is one of the 12 Jyotirlinga dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is one of the most important pilgrimage for Hindus, and during festival of shivratri and Monsoon season (Sravana month according to Hindu calender ) several deities of Lord Shiva come here to worship.
Day 18 :
Day 18 : Jalgaon / Ajanta / Aurangabad:
Drive to Aurangabad. En route, visit the Buddhist and Hindu caves of Ajanta. On arrival check in to hotel in Aurangabad. Aurangabad.
Ajanta Caves are group of 30 rock cut caves dating 2nd to 4th century BC of Buddhist Period. These caves are one of the finest example of Buddhist culture and religion and includes buddhist scriptures including Jataka Tales. It is world heritage site in UNESCO’s List. These caves are located in Jalgaon region of Maharashra, near Ajanta village.
Day 19 :
Day 19 : Aurangabad / Ellora / Aurangabad:
Depart to visit the caves of Ellora. In the late afternoon visit of the mini Taj Mahal of Aurangabad. In evening visit of the town of Aurangabad.
Ellora caves are an important rock cut architecture example, located in Aurangabad dist of Maharashtra. It is also a world heritage site in Unesco’s List. There are 34 caves in all depicting Buddhist, Jain and Hindu religion. Each year, thousands of tourists come from far off countries to see this extra ordinary example of Indian Art and culture.
Day 20 :
Day 20 : Aurangabad / Delhi (by air):
Transfer for the flight to Delhi. Meet & greet at the airport of Delhi and transfer to hotel. In the evening, visit the Sanctuary of Nizzamudin.
Day 21 :
Day 21 : Delhi / France (by air):
Transfer to the airport for the return flight.