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Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Varanasi - Bodhgaya - Vaishali - Kushinagar - Lumbini - Kapilvastu - Sravasti - Balrampur - LucknowDay 01/ Arrive Delhi
Welcome to Delhi ! arrive Delhi, meet, assist by our tour executive at the airport and transfer to Hotel. Night stay in Delhi.
Day 02 / Delhi
Breakfast in Hotel, after a leisurely breakfast proceed for sightseeing tour of Old & New Delhi where ornate buildings recall the days when India was the Jewel in the crown of the British empire. Visit the Red Fort, Mahatama Gandhi Memorial, 11th century Qutab Minar, India Gate and The President’s House, Also visit Laxmi Narayan temple popularly known as Birla Temple. Night stay in Delhi.
Breakfast in Hotel, after breakfast drive for Jaipur, arrive and transfer to hotel. Evening free at leisure. Night stay in Jaipur.
Day 04 / Jaipur
Breakfast in hotel, after a leisurely breakfast, visit the majestic Amber Fort is one that cannot be easily described. The Amber Fort set in picturesque and rugged hills is a fascinating blend of Mughal Architecture, construct by Raja Mann Singh in 1592 and completed by Swai Jai Singh, the fort is made in red sand stone and white marble. The rugged forbidding exterior belies an inner paradise with a beautiful of art and architecture. Amber Fort is the classic and romantic fort palace with a magnificent aura. The interior wall of palace depicts expressive painting scenes with carvings, precious stones and mirror settings. Visit the City Palace located in the heart of the world city. The City Palace is a blend of Mughal and Rajasthani architecture and the royal family still lives in a part of the Palace. The building now forms the Maharaja Swai Man Singh II Museum and on display here are a wide array of royal costumes, some vary exquisite and precious pashmina (kashmiri) shawls, Benaras silk sarries sauganeri prints and folk embroidery. Night stay in Jaipur.
Breakfast in hotel, after breakfast drive to Agra enroute visiting Fatehpur Sikri – The Imperial city of the Mughal dynasty. It is very difficult to express the architectural grandeur city as one can only experience the aura of these forts. Famously known as the city of Ghosts, it was built by the great Mughal Emperor. Fateh Pur Sikri is a place worth visiting to discover how once the city could have been which has now turned into ruins, situated 26 miles west of Agra, it was build at orders of the Mughal Emperor Akbar. The buildings at Fateh Pur Sikri blended both Islamic and Hindu elements in their architectural style. Continue drive to Agra and transfer to hotel. Afternoon visit TAJ MAHAL - A white marble Tomb building 1631 – 1648 in Agra, seat of the Mughal Empire by Shah Jahan for his wife, Arjuman Banu Begum, the monument sums up many of the formal themes that have played through Islamic architecture. Its refined elegance is a conspicuous contrast both to the Hindu architecture of pre – Islamic India, with its thick walls, corbelled arches and heavy lintels and to the Indo Islamic styles, in which Hindu elements are combined with an electric assortment of motifs from Persian and Turkish sources. Visit the Agra fort – situated on the banks of Yamuna river, north west of the Taj Mahal, this majestic fort was started by the Emperor Akbar and it developed as a strong hold of the Mughal Empire, under successive generations. This majestic fortness of red sandstone encompasses with in its 2.5 km long endosure walls, the imperial city of the Mughal rulers. It comprises many visionary palaces, such as the Jahagir Palace and the Khas Mahal, built by Shah Jahan, audience halls such as the Dewan I Khas and two very beautiful mosques. Night stay in Agra
Day 06 / Agra - Varanasi
After breakfast transfer to Airport to board flight for Varanasi, the eternal city, which is the holiest Hindu city in India, and one of the oldest living cities in the world. Arrive Varanasi, meet assist at the airport and transfer to the Hotel. Rest of the day free at leisure. Night stay in Varanasi.
Early morning proceed for boat riding on the Ganges to view the rituals that take place along the ghats (waterside steps). Full day excursion to Sarnath for buddhist pilgrimage in India. It was here in the Deer Park that the Buddha delivered his first sermon. See in motion 'The Wheel of Law' of the Buddhist faith. Evening at leisure to take a walking trip of the city centre - see shops overflowing with Banaras silk and brocades. Night stay in Varanasi.
Day 08 / Bodhgaya
Breakfats in Hotel, after leisurely breakfast transfer to Bodhgaya. Arrive and transfer to Hotel. Afternoon proceed for Excursion to Rajgir, Nalanda, Sapta pari cave and Venevamas. Night stay in Bodhgaya.
Breakfast in Hotel, after breakfast explore the city and the surrounding areas.
Bodhgaya - After several year of rigorous meditation, it was here that prince Siddhartha became enlightened and became the Buddha under a Peepal Tree. It is the most sacred spot for Buddhists from all over the world. The highlights of the city are the Bodhi Tree, the Mahabodhi Stupa besides several other monasteries to visit Tibetan Monastery, Thai Monastery, Myanmar Monastery, Chinese Monastery, Bhutanese Monastery, Japanese Monastery and Sri Lankan Monastery. Night stay in Bodhgaya.
Day 10 / Bodhgaya - Kushinagar
Breakfast in Hotel, drive to Vaishali, where Buddha delivered his last sermon. Sightseeing tour of the city including Ashok Pillar, Lotus tank and Chaumukhi. Transfer to Kushinagar for night stay.
Breakfast in Hotel, after breakfast drive to Lumbini enroute visiting Mahanirvana Temple. Night stay in Lumbini.
Day 12 / Lumbini - Balrampur
Morning visit to temple of Mayadevi, the ruins of an old monastery and some new stupas. Afternoon drive to Balrampur enroute visiting Sravasti seeing Jetavana Monastery. Transfer to hotel on arrival. Night stay in Balrampur.
After breakfast proceed for sightseeing tour of the city. Later drive to Lucknow, arrive and transfer to hotel. Night stay in Lucknow.
Day 14 / Lucknow - Delhi
After breakfast proceed for sightseeing tour of the city including Imambara and Rumi Darwaza. Evening transfer to Airport to board flight for Delhi. Arrive and transfer to Hotel. Night stay in Delhi.
After breakfast, day free to relax and explore the city until evening transfer to international airport for flight to onward destination.