Duration : 18 days / 17 nights
Destinations Covered : Bombay - Aurangabad - Udaipur - Jaipur - Agra - Khajuraho - Varanasi - Bhubaneswar - Calcutta - Kathmandu - Delhi
Day 01: Bombay
Arrive BOMBAY. Transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay.
Day 02: Bombay
Morning depart for an excursion to the Elephanta Caves- 7th century caves temples dedicated to Lord Shiva. Afternoon city tour visiting the Gateway to India, Museum, Hanging Gardens, Jain temples etc. overnight stay.
Day 03: Bombay/Aurangabad
Morning depart by air for Aurangabad. On arrival transfer to the hotel. Later depart for an excursion to the Ellora caves. Here the temples caves of Hindus, Jains, Buddhists all combine to stand testimony to the religions tolerance of the past. The most magnificent is the Kailash temple hewn out of a single rock. Overnight.
Day 04: Aurangabad
Morning depart for an excursion to the Ajanta Caves. The beautiful sculptures and frescoes dating back to the 2nd century BC are a wonder of ancient era. Return for overnight.
Day 05: Aurangabad/Udaipur
Morning depart by air for Udaipur with its gleaming lakes and Palaces. On arrival transfer to the hotel. Proceed for sightseeing visiting Ekling, Nagda and the Palace. Late afternoon do a boat ride on the Lake Pichola. Overnight.
Day 06: Udaipur/Jaipur
Morning depart by air for Jaipur. On arrival transfer to the hotel Afternoon city tour visiting the Palace, Jantar Manta, Hawa Mahal etc. Return to the hotel for overnight.
Day 07: Jaipur/Agra
Morning depart for an excursion to Fort Amber, the old Capital is the finest example of Rajput architecture. Elephant rides will be provided here. Afternoon depart by surface for Agra enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri, the 16th century deserted city of Emperor Akbar. On arrival check into the hotel. Overnight.
Day 08: Agra/Khajuraho Mandir Tour
Morning depart for city tour of the would famous Taj Mahal and the Fort. Afternoon depart by air for Khajuraho. On arrival transfer to the hotel. Overnight.
Day 09: Khajuraho/Varanasi Temple Trips
Morning depart for city tour visiting the famous temples build by the Chandela Rulers during the 10th/11th century. Tour to Holy Land of Varanasi begins on 9th of the tour. Afternoon depart by air for Varanasi. On arrival proceed directly for drive though the city. Later check into the hotel. Overnight.
Day 10: Varanasi/Bhubaneswar
Early morning depart for a boatride on the Holy River Ganges to view the sunrise and view the activities of the Hindu devotees gathered on the Riverbank. Later after breakfast visit Sarnath, where Buddha attained Nirvana. Afternoon depart by air for Bhubaneswar. On arrival transfer to the hotel. Overnight.
Day 11: Bhubaneswar/Konark/Puri
Morning depart for full day excursion to Konark the 13th centrury world famous temple. Continue on to Puri visiting the Sri Jaganath temple. Relax on the beach and return on Bhubaneswar for overnight.
Day 12: Bhubaneswar/Calcutta
Morning city tour visit the temples of Lingraj and Rajrani and Mukteswar. Evening flight to Calcutta. On arrival transfer to the hotel for overnight.
Day 13: Calcutta/Kathmandu
Morning depart for city tour visiting India's oldest and one of Asia's largest and most comprehensive museums. Afternoon depart by air to Kathmandu in Nepal. On arrival transfer to the hotel. Overnight.
Day 14: Kathmandu
Morning depart for city sightseeing visiting the temple at Swayambhunath. Afternoon visit Patan, the city of beauty. Overnight.
Day 15: Kathmandu
Excursion to Pashupathinath and Bodhnath, Afternoon visit Bhadgoan, the home of medieval art and architecture. Overnight.
Day 16: Kathmandu
Day at leisure for optionals a ) Mountain flight over the Himalayas b) Dhulikhel. Overnight.
Day 17: Kathmandu/Delhi
Morning at leisure. Afternoon depart back for Delhi. On arrival transfer to the hotel.
Day 18: Delhi
Assistance and transfer to the airport for departure for onward journery.