Imperial Cities and Sightseeing Tour of India
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Product Code : AGORA399
Embark on a remarkable "Imperial Cities and Sightseeing Tour of India" as you explore the vibrant capital city of Delhi, marvel at the architectural wonders of Ahmedabad, and discover the rich heritage of historic sites in Maheshwar, Indore, and Bhopal. Visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites like Champaner-Pavagadh and Sanchi, witness the exquisite carvings of Khajuraho temples, and experience the grandeur of Orchha and Agra, home to the iconic Taj Mahal. This private tour offers an enchanting journey through India's imperial past, showcasing its cultural diversity and architectural splendors.
Day 1: Arrive Delhi
Upon your arrival at Delhi airport, you will be greeted by our representative and transferred to your hotel. After breakfast and some rest, embark on a city tour of Old Delhi and New Delhi. Explore the iconic landmarks such as Jama Masjid, Red Fort, Raj Ghat, India Gate, Qutub Minar, and more.
Day 2: Delhi - Ahmedabad (flight)
After breakfast, transfer to the airport to catch your flight to Ahmedabad. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel. Later, enjoy a city tour of Ahmedabad, visiting notable attractions like Sabarmati Ashram, Jama Masjid, Adalaj Stepwell, and the Calico Museum of Textiles.
Day 3: Ahmedabad
Embark on an excursion to explore the architectural marvels near Ahmedabad. Visit the stunning Adalaj Stepwell, the ancient Modhera Sun Temple, the intricately carved Rani ki Vav stepwell, and the Panchasara Jain Temples. After sightseeing, return to Ahmedabad for an overnight stay.
Day 4: Ahmedabad - Kevadia (200kms)
Drive to Kevadia, stopping en route to visit Vadodara, known for its palaces and museums, and the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Champaner-Pavagadh. Upon arrival in Kevadia, check in at your hotel and enjoy the evening Light & Sound show.
Day 5: Kevadia - Maheshwar (265kms)
Explore the impressive Statue of Unity and its complex, including the Valley of Flowers, Museum, and Sardar Sarovar Dam. Later, drive to Maheshwar and check in at your hotel. Take a stroll around the town and visit the majestic Fort of Maheshwar.
Day 6: Maheshwar
Embark on an excursion to Mandu, an ancient fort city with breathtaking Afghan architecture and surrounded by baobab trees. Discover its grand gateways and historical monuments. Return to Maheshwar and explore the town further, visiting its temples, ghats, and the famous Maheshwari handloom weaving centers.
Day 7: Maheshwar - Indore (145kms)
Drive to Indore, stopping at Omkareshwar, one of the 12 Jyotirlinga temples dedicated to Lord Shiva. Continue to Indore and check in at your hotel. Later, visit the Lal Bagh Palace Museum, known for its splendid architecture and art collection.
Day 8: Indore - Bhopal (255kms)
Drive to Bhopal, with a stop at the revered Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga Temple in Ujjain. Arrive in Bhopal and check in at your hotel. In the afternoon, explore the city's attractions, including the famous Taj-ul-Masajid, Bharat Bhavan, and Upper and Lower Lakes.
Day 9: Bhopal
Embark on an excursion to Bhimbetka, famous for its rock shelters and prehistoric cave paintings. Also, visit the Bhojpur Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva. Return to Bhopal and enjoy a city tour, exploring the historic sites, markets, and museums.
Day 10: Bhopal - Khajuraho (380kms)
Drive to Khajuraho, stopping en route to visit the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Sanchi, known for its ancient stupas, and Udayagiri, featuring rock-cut caves and sculptures. Also, explore the beautiful Jain temples in Sagar. Arrive in Khajuraho and check in at your hotel.
Day 11: Khajuraho - Orchha (180kms)
After breakfast, visit the well-maintained UNESCO World Heritage Site of Khajuraho, famous for its intricately carved temples depicting sensuous and erotic themes. Explore the Eastern, Western, and Southern group of temples. Later, drive to Orchha and check in at your hotel. In the evening, visit the grand palaces, temples, and cenotaphs that adorn this historical town.
Day 12: Orchha - Gwalior - Agra (220kms)
Embark on a city tour of Orchha, marveling at its architectural wonders. Visit the impressive palaces, intricately carved temples, and the beautiful mural paintings. Later, drive to Agra, stopping en route to visit the majestic Gwalior Fort, known for its stunning architecture and historical significance. Arrive in Agra and check in at your hotel.
Day 13: Agra - Delhi (210kms)
Wake up early to witness the mesmerizing sunrise at the iconic Taj Mahal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a symbol of eternal love. Explore the magnificent Agra Fort, a red sandstone fortress that served as the residence of Mughal emperors. Visit the Baby Taj, also known as the Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah.
Later, drive back to Delhi and drop off at the airport or your preferred location, marking the end of your tour.
- Assistance on arrival at airport.
- 12 Nights' accommodation in selected price category hotels.
- Daily breakfast at hotels.
- Private AC car/van for airport transfers, sightseeing, and excursions as per the program.
- English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city), as per program.
- Monument entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.
- Bottled drinking water in car.
- Government taxes.
Hotels used or similar for 12 nights accommodation
Delhi x 1 night
3* - Madhuban Hotel/ Emarald Hotel
4* - The Royal Plaza/ Country Inn & Suite Saket
5* - Le Meridien/ The Claridges
Ahmedabad x 2 night
3* - WelcomHeritage Mani Mansion/ Parker Lords Eco Inn
4* - Ramada Hotel/ Lemon Tree Premier
5* - The House of MG/ Le Meridien
Kevadia x 1 night
3* - Tent City Narmada / Brg Budget Stay
4* - Statue of Unity Tent City 1 - Royal Cottages/ Ramada Encore
5* - Statue of Unity Tent City 1 - Royal Villa
Maheshwar x 2 nights
3* & 4* - MPT Narmada Resort/ Gurukripa Hotel and Restaurant
5* - Ahilya Fort
Indore x 1 night
3* - Citrus Hotels/ Hotel Nahargarh Palace
4* - Lemon Tree Hotel/ Pride Hotel
5* - Indore Marriott Hotel/ Sheraton Grand Palace
Bhopal x 2 nights
3* - Lake View Ashok/ The Fern Residency
4* - Noor Us Sabha Palace/ Sayaji Bhopal
5* - Jehan Numa Palace/ Courtyard by Marriott
Khajuraho x 1 night
3* & 4* - Ramada/Clarks Hotel
5* - Radisson Hotel/ Hotel Chandela
Orchha x 1 night
3* & 4* - Orchha Resort/ Amar Mahal
5* - Orchha Palace and Convention Centre x 1 night
Agra x 1 nights
3* - Howard Plaza the Fern/ Atulyaa Taj
4* - Radission Hotel/ Crystal Sarovar Premier
5* - Trident Hotel/ Courtyard by Marriott
- Delhi - Ahmedabad flight fare approx INR 5, 500 per person in economy class.
- Camera charges at monuments if any.
- Meals other than mentioned in the inclusions.
- Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
- Gratuities and optional activities.
- Anything not mentioned in inclusions.