Glimpses of India & Nepal Tour

Places to Visit  :  Delhi –- Jaipur –  Abhaneri  - Fatehpur Sikri – Agra– Rishikesh - Delhi – Kathmandu –Pokhara - Delhi

Duration of Tour Package  :    15 Nights | 16 Days

Day 01| Arrival at Delhi |

Afternoon/evening arrive at Delhi International airport. Overnight stay at hotel in Delhi.

Day 02 | Delhi |–Cycle Rickshaw Ride at Old Delhi Markets |

Breakfast at hotel. Morning start sightseeing tour of Old & New Delhi City. Start from old Delhi monuments.

Raj Ghat–is the place where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated and a memorial was placed here. People come here to pay homage to Father of Nation. Foreign ministers, dignitaries, Indian ministers, guests, tourists and local all come here to pay respect to the man who believed in non-violence and helped India gain its independence.

Red Fort– Red Fort which is also known as Lal Qila was built by the Mughal Emperor, Shah Jahan. This monument represents the grandeur of the Mughal Court, constructed during the 17th century. Lal Qila was once the residential area of the Imperial Family of India. It was the capital of the Mughal rulers until 1857. (Visit from outside)

Jama Masjid– The stunning Jama Masjid mosque is the largest in India and the final architectural magnum opus of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. Construction of the mosque began in 1644, but it wasn't completed until 1658. 

Here you will enjoy a Cycle Rickshaw Ride at Chandni Chowk market. This is one of famous Old Delhi’s market. The pleasure associated with the rickshaw ride here is ultimate. The rickshaw pullers here take you on a ride through various routes, offering you a different experience all together.

Qutub Minar– Qutub Minar is one of the tallest individual towers in the world, measuring about 234 ft in height. The construction work of Qutub Minar was commissioned by the ruler of Slave Dynasty, Qutubuddin-Aibak in 1199, which was later completed by his descendant Shams-ud-din-Iltutmish.

Lotus Temple– Lotus Temple is one of the most incredible architectures of the Bahai faith. The temple has been constructed to resemble a lotus flower and made of marble.

Gandhi Smriti- This poignant memorial to Mahatma Gandhi is in Birla House, where he was shot dead on the grounds by a Hindu zealot on 30 January 1948, after campaigning against intercommunal violence. The house itself is where Gandhi spent his last 144 days. The exhibits include rooms preserved just as Gandhi left them, a detailed account of his life and last 24 hours, and vivid miniature dioramas depicting scenes from his life (Close on Monday).

India Gate– India Gate is situated on the Raj Path and was commissioned by Sir Edwin Lutyens for paying reverence to the Indian Soldiers, who died during the First World War. The huge walls of India Gate reveal more than 90,000 names of the soldiers who lost their lives during the war.

President’s House– Rashtrapati Bhavan is the official residence of the President of India, which is situated towards the west end of the Rajpath. It is a blend of both Mughal and European architectural styles with a copper dome and around 340 bedecked rooms.

Evening free for leisure / shopping. Overnight stay at hotel in Delhi.

Day 03 | Delhi - Jaipur (265 Kms/ 5-6 hrs) |

Breakfast at hotel. Morning drive to Jaipur.

Jaipur”– The Capital of Rajasthan. It’s popularly known as ‘The Pink City’ for the colour of the buildings in its wonderful old city. On arrival check-in at hotel. In the evening you can excursion to “Chokhi Dhani”– Chokhi Dhani is 5* ethnic resort and located 30Kms from Jaipur city. It is one its own kind, each of the detailed work in the village tells you about the culture and tradition of Rajasthan. It could be Camel Rides, Elephant Rides, Tonga Rides, Bullock Cart Rides, Bow n Arrows, Turbans or Food. It will make you feel a King. Enjoy Rajasthani dinner with live culture dance show. Later return back to hotel (This is optional activity).  Overnight stay at hotel in Jaipur.

Day 04| Jaipur |–Elephant Ride at Amber Fort

Breakfast at hotel. Morning start sightseeing tour of Jaipur city.

Amber Fort and Palace– Amber Fort, also known as Amber Palace, is said to have played a key role in the history of Medieval India. This fort depicts true royal lifestyle of the Rajputs, who are known for their decadent, radical and volatile behaviour. The Amber Palace is a perfect fusion of Hindu and Muslim architecture.

Here enjoy the unique experience of an ascent on the back of a brightly caparisoned Elephant up to the Fort. This is one of the highlights of a visit to the stunning Amber Fort is the chance to ride an elephant up the hill to the main entrance. These wonderful animals are painted with traditional designs and almost effortlessly transport visitors up the steep slope to the fort.

City’s Palace Complex– City Palace, a beautiful palace in the city of Jaipur, is surrounded by large walls on all sides. It also houses audience halls, pavilions and many other important buildings. The construction work of this palace was commissioned by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh during the early 1730s.

Jantar Mantar– Between 1727 and 1734 Maharajah Jai Singh II of Jaipur constructed five astronomical observatories in west central India. The observatories, or "Jantar Mantars" as they are commonly known, incorporate multiple buildings of unique form, each with a specialized function for astronomical measurement.

Hawa Mahal– (Palace of the Wind)It is a five-storey structure that has more than 950 windows. The latticework was built for allowing women to watch everyday life of the city. Hawa Mahal is situated near the Johari Bazaar and provides a beautiful view of the entire Pink City.

Jal Mahal– Jal Mahal was built during the 18th century in the middle of Mansarovar Lake. This is one of the biggest artificial lakes in Jaipur, which was constructed using red sandstone. It is a five-storey structure built in Mughal and Rajasthani architectural styles.

Later free to visit the local markets/bazaar for shopping. Overnight stay at hotel in Jaipur.

Day 05 | Jaipur -  Abhaneri - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra (235 Kms/ 5-6 hrs) |  

Breakfast at hotel. Morning drive to Agra. On the way visit to Abhaneri & Fatehpur Sikri.

Abhaneri- The Chand Baori is a stepwell built over a thousand years ago in the Abhaneri village of Rajasthan. It is one of the largest stepwells in the world and also one of the most beautiful ones.

“Fatehpur Sikri”– Constructed by Akbar in 1569 to honor Sufi saint Salim Chisti. Akbar’s court occupied this city till it was abandoned due to non-availability of water but still in a state of perfect preservation. Here one can visit Asia biggest door Buland Darwaja, Dargah of Sufi Saint Salim Chisti, Panch Mahal etc. Further drive to Agra.

“Agra”– Agra is famous in worldwide for the Taj Mahal (Monument of Love). On arrival check-in at hotel. Evening free at leisure. Overnight stay at hotel in Agra. 

Day 06 | Agra |

Breakfast at hotel. Morning start sightseeing tour of  Agra city.

Taj Mahal (Monument of Love)– one of the most recognisable structures in the world, attracts around four million visitors annually. This beautiful structure of white marble was built by the Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan, in the memory of his wife, Mumtaz Mahal. It took 20,000 workers to complete this monument in a period of 22 years from 1632 to 1653. ( Taj Mahal is close on Friday ).

Great Red Fort of Agra– Built by the Mughal dynasty's greatest Emperor Akbar in 1565. A number of the fort’s beautiful palaces, mosques and gardens were built by his successors in later years.

Itmad ud Daulah Tomb - is one of the most beautiful Mughal tombs. Constructed during the reign of Emperor Jahangir, this tomb comprises cenotaphs of Mirza Ghiyas and Asmat Begum, who were parents of Mughal Empress Nur Jahan. The tomb is primarily built in white marble with mosaic and lattice.

Rest of the day free for leisure / shopping. Overnight stay at hotel in Agra.

Day 07 | Agra - Rishikesh (400 Kms/ 7-8 hrs) |

Breakfast at hotel. Morning drive to Rishikesh. “Rishikesh”– The 'place of sages' is a celebrated spiritual town on the bank of Ganga and is surrounded by Shivalik range of the Himalayas on three sides. Rishikesh located in the foothills of the Himalaya in northern India, it is known as “The Gateway to the Himalayas”.

On arrival check-in at hotel. Rest of the day free for leisure. Overnight stay at hotel in Rishikesh.

Day 08 | Rishikesh |

Breakfast at hotel. Today visit Lakshman Jhula– Lakshman Jhula, which was built in 1939, is a suspension bridge, which is 450 ft long. In early 1889, this Jhula was a hanging jute bridge, which was later rebuilt into suspended iron bridge.

Ram Jhula– Ram Jhula is an iron suspension bridge situated at Muni Ki Reti in Rishikesh. Built in the 1986, over river Ganges to cross the river. 

In the evening visit Ashram Parmarth Niketan– The famous holy Ashram “Ashram Parmarth Niketan” who is located at corner of holy river Ganga. Ashram is famous for Yoga & Mediation. Join evening Aarti of river Ganga at bank of river Ganges. Later return back to hotel. Overnight stay at hotel in Rishikesh.

Day 09 | Rishikesh |

Breakfast at hotel. Day free to enjoy the city / leisure. Overnight stay at hotel in Rishikesh.

Day 10 |Rishikesh-  Delhi (250 kms /4-5 hrs) - Kathmandu (by flight) |    

Breakfast at hotel and drop at Delhi airport to ake flight for Kathmandu (Nepal). Overnight stay at hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 11 | Kathmandu |  

Breakfast at hotel. Morning start sightseeing tour of Kathmandu city.

Visit Durbar Square– Durbar Square is UNESCO World Heritage Site in Nepal. It is home to Katmandu’s Old Royal Palace and several beautiful temples.

Boudhanath– Boudhanath Stupa is one of the largest Buddhist stupa in Asia. The eyes of the Buddha over the white stupa in Kathmandu is the most common images seen in an around the city and very common throughout the country.

Swayambhunath–The most ancient and enigmatic of the Valley's holy shrines the golden-spired stupa of Swayambhunath tops a wooded hillock.

Also visit Patan, , also known as ‘Lalitpur’, the city of artisans, lies 5 km southeast of Kathmandu, and is home to the valley’s finest craftsmen.The city retains much of the old charm with its narrow streets, brick houses and multitude of well-preserved Hindu temples, Buddhist monasteries (vihars) and monuments.  Overnight stay at hotel in Kathmandu. 

Day 12 | Kathmandu - Pokhara ( 210 kms / 5-6 hrs) |  

Breakfast at hotel and drive to Pokhara. POKHARA, It is a remarkable place of natural beauty. Situated at an altitude of 827m above sea level and 200km west of the Kathmandu valley, the city is known as the center of adventure. The charming city with a population of around 95,000 has several beautiful lakes and offers stunning panaromic views of the himalayan peaks of Pokhara. The serenity of the lakes and the magnificence of the Himalayas that rises behind him create an ambience of peace and magic. Arrive and transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel in Pokhara.

Day 13 | Pokhara |  

Today early in the morning, visit to Sarangkot, to see the sunrise. Later I return to the hotel for breakfast. We also stop to see the Seti River Gorge, which crosses the city through a narrow and deep gorge that reaches a depth of 50 m.

After a deserved breakfast we continue with the typical visits of Pokhara, starting with the Cascada del Diablo, also known as Devi's Fall, in reference to the Swiss visitor who died there drowned with his girlfriend after rushing both of them inside. Next to the waterfall, there is also the Gupteswar Mahadev cave, which has a temple inside dedicated to Shiva.

Barahi- Temple This temple is built on an island right in the center of Phewa Lake. This pagoda double peak as the temple dedicated to boar a manifestation of Ajima.

Tibet Rifugee Camp and Lake Phewa- The second largest lake in the Kingdom, is the center of all attraction in Pokhara. It is the largest and most enchanting of the three lakes that add to the glow of Pokhara.

We continue our trip to the Pagoda of World Peace, located on the top opposite Mount Sarangkot, on Lake Pewa. It is a Buddhist stupa built by the Buddhist monks of the Japanese organization Nipponzan Myohoji and designed to provide a focus for people of all races and creeds, and to help unite in the search for world peace. The first pagodas of peace were built as a symbol of peace in the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Overnight stay at hotel in Pokhara.

Day 14 | Pokhara - Kathmandu ( 210 kms / 5-6 hrs) |  

Breakfast at hotel and drive to back to Kathmandu. Overnight stay at hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 15 |Kathmandu - Delhi (by flight) |    

Breakfast at hotel and take flight for Delhi. Overnight stay at hotel in Delhi.

Day 16| Delhi / Departure  |  

Breakfast at hotel and drop at New Delhi international airport to board on flight for onward destination.

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Fatehpur Sikri





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