14 Days / 13 Nights
Day 01: Arrive Delhi
Upon arrival you will be welcomed by our representative and transferred to hotel. Delhi capital of modern India. Many dynasties and rulers have flourished on its regal soil over the last 3000 years. The legacy still survives in many monuments varying from the 13th century mausoleum of the Lodi kings to the building of British India imperial past like the parliament house and the presidential estate. Overnight at Delhi.
Day 02: Delhi – Indore (9:45 hrs – 11:50 hrs)-Mandu (02 hrs)
Today after breakfast checkout from hotel and transfer to Delhi airport for flight to Indore. On arrival drive to mandu- offers number of sites to visit like the palaces, tombs, temples and a fort that was the monsoon retreat of the mughal emperors. Over 40 monument which are divided into three broad groups: the central village, the royal enclave and the rewa kund. Champa baoli, the huge 15th century Jami Masjid, the beautiful jahaz Mahal (ship palace), the hindola Mahal or swing palace, the romantic Baz Bahadur’s palace, roopmati’s pavilion and the hoshang shah’s tomb are some of the unique and must see tourist spots. On arrival check in. overnight at mandu.
Day 03: Mandu- Indore (02 hrs)
After breakfast check out from hotel and later proceed to mandu city tour- visit the magnificent Jahaz Mahal (ship palace), Hindola Mahal (swing Palace), Hoshang’s Tomb, Ashrafi Mahal and Rumpati’s pavilion. Post lunch drive to Indore- located in the Narmada river valley was built by famous Rani Ashilya Bai of the holkar dynasty. A nice blend of industry and architecture preserved over centuries in the city’s temples and palaces. On arrival check-in. Evening is at Leisure. Overnight at Indore.
Day 04: Tour Indore
Morning breakfast at the hotel and later proceed for city tour the Rajwada or the old palace, a major center of attraction, Lalbagh palace, Kanch Mandir marvellos jain temple, chattri Bagh the memorial with some canopies and the Bada Ganapati the largest lord Ganesh statue in the world. Evening is at leisure. Overnight at indore.
Day 05: Indore- Bhopal (04 hrs)
After breakfast checkout from hotel and drive to Bhopal – capital of Madhya Pradesh combines scenic beauty, history and modern urban planning situated on the site of 11th century. The old city with its teeming market places, fine old mosques and palaces still bear the aristocratic imprint of its former rulers; among them the succession of powerful Begum who ruled Bhopal from 1819 to 1926. Equally impressive is the new city with its verdant, exquisitely laid out parks and garden, broad avenues and streamlined modern edifices. On arrival check in. overnight at Bhopal.
Day 06: Tour Bhopal
Today tour some important museums like Bhopal Bharat Bhawan, Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya (national Museum of Mankind), Laxmi Narayan or Birla Temple and Taj-ul-Masjid. Evening is free for Leisure. Overnight at Bhopal.
Day 07: Tour Sanchi & Bhimbetka
Today, we take you on a full day tour to sanchi and Bhimbetka, the two most important sites. Visit the majestic stupas and Museum of sanchi, the famous pilgrimage site for Buddhists. Bhimbetka (46 km south of Bhopal) is equally popular for the spectacular painting found in over 500 caves that beautifully portray the pre-historic times and the life of cave dwellers. Later return for overnight stay at Bhopal.
Day 08: Bhopal – Jhansi (09:00 hrs – 13:50 hrs) – Orchha (01 hr)
Today transfer to Bhopal railway station and board train to Jhansi. Drive to orchha. Arrive check in. overnight at orchha.
Day 09: Orchha Tour
After breakfast proceed to Orchha sightseeing – is the erstwhile capital city of the bundela rulers. The town is steeped in history and is famous for its palaces and temples built in the 16th and 17th centuries. Visit Orchha fort complex, located on an island on river Betwa. Four-arched bridge leads to the fort complex on the island. The Jahangir Mahal, which was built by Bir Singh Deo in the early part of the 17th century to mark the visit of the Mughal Emperor, is an important monument of this fort. Later continue your drive and check in. overnight at kajuraho.
Day 10: Tour Khajurao
After breakfast tour of Khajurao – visit to the famous chandela dynasty Temples, which are set in a lovely grass park. The existing temples are divided into three groups – western, eastern, and southern. The western group is most famous, and it is designed by UNESCO as world heritage site. These temples are amazing – rising in many peaks and spirals intricately carved and designed with statues and friezes. The erotic carving on these temple walls have made this one of the most talked about tourist site in the country and perhaps, unmatched in the world. Overnight at khajurao.
Day 11: Khajurao-Gwalior (06 hrs)
Early morning after breakfast checkout from hotel and drive to Gwalior – a multitude of reigning dynasties of the great Rajput clans of the pratiharas, Kacchwahas and Tomar have left indelible etching of their rule in this city of palaces, temples and monuments. Gwalior’s tradition as a royal capital continued until the formation of present day India. The magnificent mementos have been preserved, giving Gwalior an appeal unique and timeless. On arrival check in. overnight at Gwalior.
Day 12 Gwalior – Agra (03 hrs)
After breakfast checkout from hotel and proceed for city tour the majestic Gwalior fort one of the largest and mightiest forts in India. Also visit sas-Bahu temple are 11th century temples of lord Vishnu while teli-ka-mandir is a 300 meter high Vishnu temple of the 9th century, visiting jai vilas palace, usha Kiran palace, Gwalior fort, Man mandir, Gujri Mahal and the tomb of Mohammad ghaus. Post lunch drive to Agra- in the 16th & 17th centuries, was the capital of Mughal India and its superb monuments date from that era. It has a magnificent fort and the building which so many people come to India solely to see- the Taj Mahal. On arrival check in. overnight at Agra.
Day 13: Tour Agra
At sunrise visit Taj Mahal – the mausoleum of Empress Mumtaz Mahal, the beloved spouse of shah Jahan, who died in 1630. Considered the finest example of Mughal architecture – a style that combines elements of Persian, Turkish, Indian and Islamic elements. An early morning visit to the Taj Mahal present an opportunity to admire this dream in marble as it welcomes the rising sun. Return to hotel for breakfast. Continue your tour to the Agra fort, the original red sandstone fort built by Mughal emperor Akbar in 1565. The fort maze of courtyard, its marble mosque and lavish private chambers reflect the grandeur of the Mughal Empire. Visit Akbar’s Mauasoleum at sikandra, which is a fusion of Hindu and Muslim architecture, like the emperor himself. Evening is at leisure. Overnight at Agra.
Day 14: Departure
Today we transfer to Delhi airport for onward flight