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North-Central India by Rail Tour
(10 Nights/ 07 Days)


Delhi - Jaipur - Agra - Gwalior - Khajuraho - Varanasi - Delhi


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Day 01 : Delhi
Arrival in Delhi.
Transfer to hotel. Morning tour of Old Delhi. Visit Raj Ghat and Shanti Vana - the cremation sites of Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru, Jama Masjid and drive past Red Fort and Chandni Chowk.



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Check-out from the hotel at 1200 hrs.
In the afternoon, visit Qutub Minar built by Qutub-ud-Din Aibek in 1199, Humayun's Tomb, India Gate (War Memorial Arch), Lakshminarayan Temple - a modern Hindu Temple.
Drive past President's House, Parliament House, Government Secretariat Buildings and Connaught Place shopping centre.

Day 02 : Delhi - Jaipur
Morning transfer to New Delhi railway-station for Jaipur train.
Arrival in Jaipur & transfer to hotel. Afternoon tour of Jaipur.
Jaipur - the capital of Rajasthan was given a colour coat of pink a century ago in honour of a visiting Prince.
Built by Maharaja Jai Singh, the notable astronomer, this city is 260 years old.
Visit Maharaja's City Palace, the Observatory & Ram Niwas Gardens. Drive past Hawa Mahal & through the pink rose residential & business areas. Overnight Jaipur.

Day 03 : Jaipur - Agra
Morning visit to Amber Fort. Amber Fort was the ancient capital of the State.
Visit the Sheesh Mahal or the Hall of Victory glittering with mirrors. Ascend the Fort on Elephant back.
Later transfer to rail-station for Agra train.
Late evening arrive Agra. Transfer to hotel. Overnight Agra.

Day 04 : Agra - Gwalior
Morning visit the world famous Taj Mahal built by the Mughal Emperor Shahjehan in 1630 for his Queen Mumtaz Mahal to enshrine her mortal remains.
Later visit the Agra Fort containing the Pearl Mosque, the Halls of Public and Private Audience.
Also visit the Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daullah built by Empress Noorjehan in memory of her father. Afternoon free.

Day 05 : Gwalior
Morning transfer to railway-station for Gwalior train. On arrival in Gwalior, transfer to hotel.
In afternoon visit the Man Mandir, Gujari Mahal(today an archaeological museum), the fort, temples of Sas-Bahu, Teli Ka Mandir, Jai Vilas Palace, Tomb of Gaus Mohammad and the Mausoleum of Tansen.

Day 06 : Jhansi - Khajuraho
Morning transfer to railway-station for Jhansi train. Arrive Jhansi & drive to Khajuraho.

Day 07 : Khajuraho
Morning visit the world famous Khajuraho temples were built by the Chandela kings between 950 AD and 1050 AD.
The most important are the Chaunset Yogini Temple dedicated to Goddess Kali, The Mahadev Temple, Chitragupta or Bharatji Temple with a lovely image of eleven headed Vishnu, Vishvanath and Nandi Temples, Lakshmana Temple and Visha Temple of Shiva which is the largest & most typical of temples. Visit the Eastern group of temples that consist of the Parasvanath Temple - the only Jain Temple surviving at Khajuraho and has excellent sculptures on the outer walls of the Sanctum, the Javeri Temple dedicated to Vishnu. The other temples in this group are those dedicated to Brahma, Yamuna and Adinath. Afternoon free.

Day 08 : Varanasi
Transfer to airport for Varanasi flight. Arrive Varanasi and transfer to hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight Varanasi.

Day 09 : Varanasi - Delhi
Early morning boat excursion on the river Ganges, a ferry pilgrimage from ghat to ghat. People bathe early in the morning to offer the prayers to the rising sun. The two cremation ghats are Manikarnika & Harishchandra where funeral pyre burns day and night. Every pious Hindu believes that to die in Kashi and to be cremated on banks of the Ganges is to attain release from the cycle of birth and death. Check-out at 1200 hrs. Evening transfer to rail-station for New Delhi night train. Overnight onboard train.

Day 10 : Delhi
Morning arrive New Delhi & transfer hotel. Day at leisure. Overnight Delhi.

Day 11 : Back Home
Morning transfer to airport. End of our services.






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