Tajmahal and Nepal
Duration : 9 Days/ 8 Nights
Destinations: New Delhi - Jaipur - Agra - New Delhi - Varanasi - Flight - Kathmandu - Bhaktapur - Nagarkot - Kathmandu - Flight - New Delhi
Day 01: New Delhi »
Traditional welcome - Atithi Devo Bhava (Guest is god) on arrival with garlanding at Delhi international airport by Holiday India Travel executive. Transferred in your exclusive air-conditioned deluxe car to your hotel. Take a complete day tour of historic city of Delhi. The city where one can experience the influence of the many rulers who ruled this region, a city built and destroyed and re-built over seven times. The tour takes you to the monuments that depict the different eras. The tour includes visit to a Hindu temple of Goddess of wealth, Laxmi, the magnificent Red Fort (exterior), the Jama Masjid - one of the Asia's largest mosque, Rajghat - the memorial to Mahatma Gandhi - the "Father of the Nation". Afternoon tour of New Delhi to include Humanyun's Tomb, Qutab Minar, India Gate, President's House and drive through Connaught Place.
Day 02: Delhi - Jaipur - 5 Hrs Drive »
In the morning proceed for a short drive to Jaipur - the Pink city of India. Upon arrival in Jaipur transfer to your hotel for wash 'n' change. Later take city tour of Jaipur covering Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), City Palace, Jantar Mantar (Royal Astronomical Observatory).
Day 03: Jaipur »
Breakfast at the hotel followed by excursion to the majestic Amber Fort on elephant back - the erstwhile capital of the Kachwaha Rajputs before they moved to their newly built capital in Jaipur. This is the only fort where one can still go by the elephant back even today like a Maharaja. Then visit Jaigarh Fort & Tiger Fort. Then on the way visit Water Palace. Time at leisure to do shopping in this famous city of gems & jewels or at leisure to enjoy a walk in the local colourful bazaar. In the evening go to Birla Temple. Overnight at hotel.
Day 04: Jaipur – Agra - 5 Hrs Drive»
Breakfast at the hotel. Driven to Agra - the city of world famous 'Taj Mahal' - One of the Seven Wonders of the World. En-route visit of Fatehpur Sikri, The erstwhile capital of the Mughal Empire built by Emperor Akbar in 1569 and abandoned after 15 years due to scarcity of water. See Darbar-e-Aam, Palaces, Panch Mahal and Taansen Seat. Continue to Agra & check into hotel. Later visit Red Fort - built in red sandstone by Mughal Emperor Shah Jehan. Visit the halls of private and public; Itimad-Ud-Daulah (Baby Taj) described as a 'Jewel Box' and often regarded as a draft of the Taj Mahal. It was built between 1622 and 1628 and also visits to a local marble factory to witness the inlay work of precious stones also known as Pietra dura. It's the same art of stone work which is illustrated on the Taj Mahal & Baby Taj. It's a learning experience and a treat to eyes to see the art.
Day 05: Agra – Delhi – 4 Hrs Drive »
Dawn-view visit of Taj Mahal to witness the wonder marble seems to change colours due to the rising sunlight. A UNESCO World Heritage Site which was built by Emperor Shah Jahan in the memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal is best viewed & enjoyed in the non-chaotic and less crowded time of the day. Taj Mahal is closed on every Friday. Return to hotel for breakfast. Later driven back to Delhi and take rest in Hotel. Also in the evening you can go to Cannaught Place of take dinner.
Day 06: Varanasi – Flight - Kathmandu »
In the morning take a flight to Kathmandu. Upon your arrival at the Tribhuvan intl. airport our representative welcomes you and assists to transfer in your hotel in Kathmandu. At the evening you'll transfer for welcome dinner in one of the typical Nepalese restaurant with the cultural & musical programs in the heart of Kathmandu and briefing about your trip and overnight at Hotel.
Day 07: Kathmandu »
After breakfast your day will start trip to cultural world heritage sites in Kathmandu valley; including visits to the pilgrimage sites of Hindus Pashupatinath temple, the world biggest Bouddhanath Stupa, visit Swoyambhunath Stupa also known as monkey temple and historical Kathmandu Durbar Square with temple, unique architectures and Kumari (living goddess) in central Kathmandu. Evening pre-trip discussion and introduce with our fellow trip staff for your adventure trip.
Day 08: Kathmandu »
Today, we pick up you early morning for mountain flight and drive 20 minutes for domestic airport and you will have one hrs exciting mountain flight closest to the northern Himalaya including the Highest peak Mt. Everest. This flight gives you life time Himalayan experience offering fantastic view of many mountains with some highest mountain of the world. After your amazing you will be transfer to visit Patan Durbar Squire one of the old durbar square. The principal attraction of this place is fine pagoda temples and stone statuary. The Durbar Square is full of ancient places, temples and shrines, noted for their exquisite carvings. After your lunch at Patan visit another place Bhaktapur Durbar Squire. The main attraction of this place are the palace of 55 windows, Nyatapola Temple constructed as a pagoda style, Dattatraya Temple, Museum, Pottery squire & then you will transfer back to Kathmandu for overnight.
Day 09: Kathmandu - Delhi (Flight) »
In the morning take a flight to Delhi. You will be received by the driver at Airport in Delhi. According to your flight timing you can spend some time in Delhi. Later Check-in for international flights commences 3 hours prior to flight departure time for economy class and 2 hrs prior for business/first class.