Destination to cover: Delhi /Agra /Jhansi /Khajuraho /Jhansi / Orcha /Bhopal / Bhusawal / Ajanta / Aurangabad / Mumbai
Duration of tour: 08 nights & 09 Days
DAY 01 Delhi
On arrival meeting assistance and transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel
DAY 02 Delhi -Agra
In the morning after breakfast at hotel proceed for Agra. Upon arrival in city check in hotel and after Lunch sightseeing of the city. Agra once the capital of India, during the reign of Moghul era is situated on the banks of river Yamuna. It's famous for it's most magnificent monument - The Taj Mahal. Emperor Shah Jahan built it for his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. It is amazingly graceful with the semiprecious stones inlaid into the intricately marble designed patterns. Agra fort is a fascinating fort with Masjid, Diwan-i -am(hall for public), Diwan-I-khas(hall of private audiences) are worth seeing. Dinner & overnight at hotel.
DAY 03 Agra – Orcha - Khajuraho
Today, after breakfast at hotel transfer to railway station to board Shatbadi Exp for Jhansi (Khajuraho). On arrival at Jhansi proceed to Orchha ( 25 kms). Afternoon s/s of Orchha. A medieval town built in the 16 & 17 Centuries by the Rajput Kings.after high tea transfer to Khajuraho (172 kms). On arrival at hotel Dinner and Overnight at hotel.
DAY 04 Khajuraho
Today after relax breakfast full day to explorer Khajuraho " The land of eternal expressions".The temples of Khajuraho who have a unique niche in the temples which are divided into Eastern & Western Temples. Built by the Chandela dynasty in between 950 -1050 A.D. Out of the 85 temples only 22 temples can be remain. After lunch at hotel free at leisure to explore rural khajuraho or to visit temples. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
DAY 05 Khajuraho - Bhopal
Today after breakfast at hotel transfer to railway station at Jhansi to board Shatabdi Exp for Bhopal a quiet & peaceful city. Lunch on board. Afternoon free at leisure. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
DAY 06 Bhopal to Bhusawal Station
Today after breakfast at hotel. Morning visit to Sanchi (46 km) is one of the interesting Buddhist structures of India. It was built by Emperor Ashoka in 3rd Century B.C. The Stupa & the Toranas sculptures are full of vitality and freshness. Later Bhimbetka Caves a pre-historic site, its giant rock formation must have provided ample shelter to the ancient tribes that dwelt here. Recently, about 760 rock shelters of the Neolithic age (circa 8,000 b.c.) were discovered here. These shelters are decorated with picture writings, depicting the life and times of pre-historic cave dwellers worth seeing. Lunch at hotel. Transfer to railway station to board Jhelum Express for Bhusawal. Dinner and overnight onboard.
DAY 07 Bhusawal – Ajanta - Aurangabad
Today morning on arrival transfer to Jalgaon city for breakfast at local restaurant. Later proceed for sightseeing of Ajanta Caves which is nestled in an inner fold of Sahyadri hills. The buddhist shrines dates back to 2nd BC. It's famous for the exquisite painting inside the caves. The sculptures and paintings in the caves detail the Buddha's life as well as the lives of the Buddha in his previous births, as related in the allegorical Jataka tales. You will also find in the caves a sort of illuminated history of the times - court scenes, street scenes, cameos of domestic life and even animal and bird studies come alive on these unlit walls. Lunch at local Restaurant. Proceed for Aurangabad the city was founded by the Moghul Emperor Aurangzeb as his capital city. It has a long artistic & cultural history associated to various dynasty. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
DAY 08 Aurangabad – Ellora - Mumbai
Today after breakfast at hotel. Morning visit to Ellora Caves known for the rock-hewn temples and monasteries and display of the Buddhist architecture. Ellora group have 34 caves in them of which 12 are Buddhist, 17 are Hindu and 5 are Jain. Having elaborately carved facades, the work inside the caves will simply leave you breathless. According to experts, these caves were carved between 350 AD and 700 AD. The most appreciated attraction of Ellora Caves is the Kailash Temple in cave 16. See it once and it will be tough for you o believe that the whole cave is carved out of a single monolith. The assembly hall, sanctum an lower hall, all are carved out of a single block. Cave 32 and Cave 34 are the most important Jain caves in Ellora Caves. Lunch at hotel. Transfer to airport to board flight for Mumbai. Arrival at Mumbai the Commercial center of India and also called as the economic powerhouse of India. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
DAY 09 Mumbai
Breakfast at hotel. Morning visit places - Gateway of India built for the visit of King George V, Prince of Wales Museum, Hanging Garden, Silence of Towers built by the Parsee in 1670.Transfer departure to airport to board flight for further destination.