You are here: Home » India » India Tours » Art & Cultural » Highlights of India
Special Interest Tour
Highlights of Gems of India
7 Nights/ 8 Days
Tour Cost: Per Person (On Twin Sharing) Starting From US$ 1350

Day 01, Arrive Delhi

Arrive Delhi. You will be met by our representative outside the customs enclosure and escorted till your hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 02, Delhi Sightseeing
Morning after breakfast proceed for the city tour of Old and New Delhi. Drive past the opulent Red Fort. Visit Jama Masjid - the biggest mosque of Asia, Rajghat - memorial site of Mahatma Gandhi and later enjoy a rickshaw ride through the busy streets of Chandni Chowk, the shopping center of Old Delhi. Afternoon proceed to tour New Delhi and visit Humayun's Tomb - the mausoleum of Emperor Humayun, Qutab Minar built by Qutab-ud-din Aibek. Drive past the secretarial offices, Parliament. Visit the India Gate - war memorial and Connaught Place, the city center. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 03, Delhi - Jaipur (5 hours drive)
Sightseeing tour of New Delhi visitng Qutab Minar (Tower of Victory), Humayun’s Tomb, India Gate & the Governement buildings.

Day 04, Jaipur Sightseeing
Morning visit the Amber Fort where you will ascend on elephant back to the fort. Later visit the beautiful City Palace, Jantar Mantar - the largest stone observatory in the world and Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds). Evening walk around the crowded bazaars or relax in the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 05, Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra (5 hours drive)
Post breakfast proceed by surface to Agra enroute visiting Fatehpur sikri. This city built by Emperor Akbar was abandoned after 15 years due scarcity of water. Later drive on to Agra. After check in at the hotel proceed to visit the World famous Taj Mahal and Agra Fort. Evening at leisure and overnight at the hotel. (Taj Mahal is closed on every Friday)

Day 06, Agra - Jhansi by Shatabdi Express Train & then by Surface to Khajuraho Enroute Visiting Orchha (1 hours 30 mimutes drive)
After an early breakfast proceed to railway station to board Shatabdi Express train in A/C chair car for Jhansi. You will be met on arrival and then by surface proceed to Khajuraho enroute visiting the medieval city of Orchha. Lunch at Orchha Resort. Post lunch continue to Khajuraho and arrive late evening. Check in at the hotel and relax. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 07, Khajuraho - Varanasi (by flight)
Post breakfast visit the Eastern and Western group of Temples. Later in time proceed to airport to connect flight for Varanasi. You will be met on arrival and transferred to the hotel enroute visiting Sarnath, the place where Lord Buddha gave his first sermon. Also visit the museum and ruins at Sarnath. Check in at the hotel. Later in the evening proceed to the ghats to witness the Pooja (Aarti) ceremony which leaves one spell bound. Overnight. (Sarnath museum is closed on every Friday).

Day 08, Varanasi - Delhi (by flight)
Start early this morning before sunrise and proceed to the ghats of Holy River Ganges to witness the multitude of people with faith take a dip. Sail past the bathing and cremation ghats situated adjacent to each other. View the sunrise while enjoying the boat ride.

Return to the hotel for breakfast and then proceed for the city tour visiting Bharat mata temple, Durga temple, and Vishwanath temple. Later, in time transfer to airport to connect flight for Delhi.

Meet and assist on arrival and transfer to airport hotel for dinner on direct payment. Later in time transfer to International terminal to connect flight for onward destination.

Tour Includes

» First-class accommodation with private facilities
» Daily Breakfast
» Arrival & departure transfers by Private Air-conditioned transport
» Road travel, excursions and sightseeing tours by Private Air-conditioned transport as per the itinerary
» Local English-speaking guides for sightseeing
» Entrance fee to monuments (Only for the places mentioned in the itinerary) and cultural events
» Train Travel from Agra to Jhansi in AC 1st Class.
» Boat ride on the Ganges River in Varanasi
» Elephant ride up to Amber Fort
» Government Service Tax.

Tour Exclusions

» Any airfare or airport tax.
» Camera fee.
» Any expense of personal nature such as hard / soft drinks, laundry, phone/fax calls, tips etc.
» Any other expense not mentioned in the "Inclusions".

India Gate, Delhi
Red Fort, Delhi
Taj Mahal, Agra
Hawa Mahal, Jaipur
Lake Palace, Udaipur
Gateway of India, Mumbai
© Copyright Span Tours 2009