Tour Overview
Day 1: Arrival in New Delhi, hotel transfer.
Day 2: Explore Agra: Agra Fort, Moonlight Garden, Taj Mahal show.
Day 3: Drive to Lucknow, visit Bada Imambara and Chota Imambara.
Day 4: Journey to Ayodhya: Ram Janmabhoomi, Kanak Bhawan, Hanuman Garhi.
Day 5: Ayodhya exploration: Sarayu River, Nageshwarnath Temple, Hanuman Dhara.
Day 6: Travel to Varanasi, visit Bharatmata Temple, boat ride on the Ganges.
Day 7: Explore Varanasi’s streets, markets, and riverbanks.
Day 8: Proceed to Khajuraho, visit famous temples.
Day 9: Further explore Khajuraho’s temples.
Day 10: Drive to Orchha, visit Jahangir Mahal, Ram Raja Temple.
Day 11: Discover more of Orchha’s treasures.
Day 12: Journey to Ranthambhore, explore Ranthambhore National Park.
Day 13: Enjoy safaris in Ranthambhore, visit Ranthambhore Fort.
Day 14: Continue to Jaipur, visit Amber Fort, City Palace.
Day 15: Explore Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar, Nahargarh Fort.
Day 16: Return to Delhi, concluding an enriching journey through India’s landscapes and cultures.

Day 1

Arrive in New Delhi

On arrival at Delhi airport our representative having a placard displaying your name will meet you to pick you up and transfer to your hotel. Overnight at hotel in Delhi.

Day 2

Delhi – Agra
200 Km

After Breakfast, We head toward our destination Agra. Our first tour will be of UNESCO world heritage Agra Fort. Which was the main residence of the emperors of the Mughal Dynasty till 1638 when the capital was shifted from Agra to Delhi.

Over the day, we visit Moonlight Garden. The garden is the last of eleven built gardens by Mughals, ironically where Shah Jahan’s wished to build a Black Taj Mahal.

We end our day by exploring Kalakriti Cultural & Convention Center to watch a live show on the Taj Mahal. It is a theatrical performance that showcases a story, it is a visual feast for the eyes with its enactment of the grandeur and splendid régimes of the Mughal era. Return to hotel for overnight stay.

Taj Mahal

Day 3

Agra – Lucknow
300 Km

After breakfast, drive to Lucknow, a city steeped in history and known for its cultural richness. Today, we check into your hotel and begin your journey through this captivating destination.

explore the city’s rich heritage by visiting some of its most iconic landmarks. Explore the grandeur of the Bada Imambara, a masterpiece of Mughal architecture built by Nawab Asaf-ud-Daula in the 18th century. Marvel at the intricate design of the labyrinthine Bhool Bhulaiya and experience the awe-inspiring grandeur of the central hall, which shows Lucknow’s architectural brilliance.

Afterwards we can explore the Chota Imambara, a mausoleum enriched with exquisite chandeliers, gilt-edged mirrors, and delicate calligraphy. Built by Nawab Muhammad Ali Shah in the 19th century, this majestic monument offers a glimpse into Lucknow’s royal past and cultural heritage.

As we walk through the streets of Lucknow, we will be exploring the Rumi Darwaza, a magnificent gateway that once welcomed visitors to the city. Built-in the 18th century by Nawab Asaf-ud-Daula, this imposing structure is enhanced with intricate carvings and ornamental motifs, reflecting the grandeur of Lucknow’s architectural legacy.

Overnight stay at Lucknow.

Lucknow

Day 4

Lucknow – Ayodhya
140 Km

After breakfast, embark on a scenic drive to Ayodhya, a sacred destination steeped in the timeless tales of Lord Rama. Here, history and spirituality intertwine to offer an unforgettable journey.

Upon arrival in Ayodhya, delve into its rich heritage deeply rooted in Hindu mythology and history. Begin by visiting the revered Ram Janmabhoomi, the birthplace of Lord Rama, where a magnificent temple stands as a symbol of unwavering devotion and faith. The history of this sacred site spans centuries, serving as a focal point of religious and cultural significance for generations.

Following your exploration of Ram Janmabhoomi, proceed to Kanak Bhawan, a sacred shrine dedicated to Goddess Sita, the beloved consort of Lord Rama. Legend has it that this beautiful temple was bestowed upon Sita by King Dasharatha as a wedding gift, symbolizing the enduring love and devotion between the divine couple.

As you wander through the ancient streets of Ayodhya, pay homage to Hanuman Garhi, a fortress-like temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman, the loyal disciple of Lord Rama. According to mythological tales, Hanuman is revered as the guardian of Ayodhya during Lord Rama’s exile, earning him the revered title of “Sankat Mochan,” the remover of obstacles.

Conclude the day’s explorations with an overnight stay in Ayodhya, immersing yourself in the spiritual aura of this sacred city.

Ayodhya

Day 5

Ayodhya exploration

On the second day in Ayodhya, continue your journey through the sacred sites associated with the legendary tales of Lord Rama and the Ramayana.

Begin the day with a serene visit to the tranquil banks of the Sarayu River, where Lord Rama is said to have spent significant moments of his life. Experience a sense of peace and reverence as you absorb the spiritual ambiance of this holy river.

Next, explore the enchanting beauty of the Nageshwarnath Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva, one of the principal deities in Hinduism. This ancient temple holds immense religious significance and is frequented by devotees seeking blessings and spiritual solace.

Afterward, delve into the historical and architectural marvel of the Hanuman Dhara, a sacred pilgrimage site atop a hill dedicated to Lord Hanuman. Legend has it that Hanuman’s devotion and prayers caused a stream of water to emerge from the rocks, an awe-inspiring sight that continues to draw pilgrims and visitors alike.

Conclude your Ayodhya exploration with a visit to the serene setting of the Treta Ke Thakur Temple, dedicated to Lord Rama. This revered temple encapsulates the essence of Lord Rama’s divine presence, offering devotees a place for prayer and reflection.

After a day filled with spiritual revelations and cultural insights, return to your accommodations in Ayodhya for a restful overnight stay, cherishing the memories of your enriching pilgrimage experience.

Day 6

Ayodhya – Varanasi
180km

After breakfast, we’ll drive from Ayodhya to Varanasi, covering about 180 kilometers. Varanasi is a very old city known for its spirituality and connection to the Ganges River. When we get there, we’ll see the river, where people come to do special rituals. We’ll also take a boat ride on the river. We’ll visit a temple called Bharatmata Temple, which is special because it represents India’s unity and culture.

Ayodhya - Spiritual Tour of India

Day 7

Exploring Varanasi

Today, we’ll explore Varanasi more deeply. We’ll walk through its old streets and busy markets. We’ll visit the riverbanks, where people do rituals every day. It’s a very spiritual place where you can feel the cycle of life and death. We’ll also learn about the customs of the local people and experience the unique atmosphere of Varanasi.

Ayodhya to Varanasi

Day 8

Varanasi – Khajuraho
400 km

Today, we’ll leave Varanasi and travel to Khajuraho, which is about 395.8 kilometers away. Khajuraho is famous for its stunning temples that showcase the incredible artistry and spiritual dedication of ancient India. These temples are considered architectural marvels and are recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Khajuraho’s history dates back to the 9th and 10th centuries when it was the capital of the Chandela dynasty. During this time, the magnificent temples of Khajuraho were built, featuring intricate carvings depicting various aspects of human life, spirituality, and divine love.

Day 9

Khajuraho

Today, we’ll explore the wonders of Khajuraho in more detail. As we wander through the city, we’ll be mesmerized by the beauty and grandeur of its temples, each one a masterpiece of architectural creativity and artistic expression. The intricate carvings on the temple walls depict scenes from Hindu mythology, celestial beings, and daily life in ancient India.

One of the most famous temples in Khajuraho is the Kandariya Mahadeva Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva. This temple, built in the 11th century, is renowned for its delicate sculptures and intricate detailing, serving as a symbol of devotion and artistic excellence.

If time permits, we’ll also visit Lakshmana Temple, dedicated to Lord Vishnu. This temple is adorned with elaborate carvings that tell the stories of the Ramayana and Mahabharata, creating an atmosphere where the echoes of chants and prayers resonate with the timeless rhythm of the universe.

With two nights in Khajuraho, we’ll have ample time to explore and experience the beauty and spirituality of this ancient city, allowing it to inspire and uplift our souls from sunrise to sunset.

Khajuraho Temple erotic sculptures

Day 10

Khajuraho – Orcha
172 km

After breakfast, we’ll travel from Khajuraho to Orchha. Orchha, known as the “hidden place,” was founded in the 16th century by a leader named Rudra Pratap Singh. It used to be the capital of the Bundela dynasty, a powerful kingdom that was as important as cities like Agra and Delhi. Today, Orchha still reflects its glorious past with its ancient buildings and temples.

When we arrive in Orchha, get ready to step into a world of royalty and beauty. We’ll spend the next two nights exploring the amazing architecture of this historic town. Everywhere you look, there’s a story waiting to be discovered.

Orchha - Indian Spiritual Tour

Day 11

Discovering Orchha’s treasures

Today, we’ll dive deeper into Orchha’s hidden gems. First, we’ll visit the Jahangir Mahal, a stunning palace built around 400 years ago by Maharaja Bir Singh Deo to impress Emperor Jahangir. It’s a true masterpiece of Bundela architecture.

Next, we’ll head to the Ram Raja Temple, a very special place where Lord Rama is worshipped as a king. This temple, built about 500 years ago by Maharaja Madhukar Shah, is the only one of its kind in India. It shows the deep respect the Bundela rulers had for Lord Rama.

Finally, we’ll explore the Chaturbhuj Temple, an ancient temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu. It’s famous for its intricate carvings and is a great example of Orchha’s religious and architectural heritage. Let’s take a walk through Orchha’s historic streets and admire its rich culture and beauty.

Orchha's treasures - Indian Spiritual Tour

Day 12

Orchha – Ranthambhore
227 km

After breakfast, drive to Ranthambhore, Ranthambhore is renowned for its wildlife sanctuary, particularly known for its majestic Bengal tigers and diverse range of flora and fauna.

As we arrive in Ranthambhore, get ready for an adventure into the heart of nature. The sanctuary, established in 1980 as a protected area, was once a hunting ground for the Maharajas of Jaipur but is now a vital part of tiger conservation efforts.

We’ll spend the day exploring the sanctuary, where every moment presents an opportunity to encounter wildlife. From the elusive Bengal tigers to leopards, sloth bears, wild boars, and over 300 species of birds, Ranthambhore is a paradise for nature enthusiasts.

Tiger in Ranthambore National Park

Day 13

Ranthambhore – Safari and Exploration

Today, we’re going on jeep or canter safaris in the sanctuary to see amazing animals in their homes. Bring your camera because we’ll see animals in different places, like forests and grasslands.

After the safaris, we’ll visit Ranthambhore Fort, which is very old, from around 1000 years ago. From there, we can see the beautiful land all around us. We’ll learn a lot about the area’s history as we explore the old buildings and temples.

Day 14

Ranthambhore to Jaipur – Exploring the Pink City’s marvels
194 km

After breakfast, we’ll embark on a scenic drive from Ranthambhore to Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan, known as the Pink City. As we arrive, we’ll be greeted by the sight of vibrant culture and magnificent architecture converging to create an unforgettable experience.

Our first stop will be the majestic Amber Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage site dating back to the 16th century. This fort stands as a stunning example of Rajput architecture, boasting intricate carvings and majestic gates. We’ll delve into the opulent halls and chambers of the fort, including the mesmerizing Sheesh Mahal (Hall of Mirrors), where intricate mirror work reflects the flickering light of candles and lamps.

After exploring the fort, we’ll head to the sprawling complex of the City Palace, once the seat of the Maharaja of Jaipur. Here, we’ll wander through ornate courtyards, beautiful gardens, and intricately decorated rooms, immersing ourselves in the grandeur and opulence of Jaipur’s royal heritage.

Jaipur Pink City at sunrise

Day 15

Jaipur’s cultural delights and historical wonders

Today, continue our exploration of Jaipur’s cultural treasures. We’ll start our day with a visit to the iconic Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), known for its unique architecture featuring numerous small windows and balconies.

Next, we’ll explore the Jantar Mantar observatory, an ancient site housing fascinating astronomical instruments. Then, we’ll stroll through the bustling streets of Johari Bazaar and Bapu Bazaar, soaking in the vibrant atmosphere and shopping for vibrant textiles, exquisite jewellery, and traditional handicrafts.

In the afternoon, we’ll visit the majestic Nahargarh Fort, offering panoramic views of the city below. We’ll conclude our day by marveling at the architectural wonders of Jaipur and reflecting on the rich cultural heritage of the Pink City.

Day 16

Conclude your journey with a return to Delhi, where you can catch your departing flight, with memories of an amazing exploration through the diverse landscapes and different cultures of India.

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Cost for Your Tour:

For a personalized quotation, please contact us. The cost varies depending on factors such as travel dates, hotel preferences, group size, meal plans, and transportation choices.

Cost Includes:

  • Comfortable hotel accommodation
  • Daily breakfast at all hotels
  • Private airport transfers with a chauffeured vehicle
  • Guided tours and sightseeing in a private vehicle throughout the trip
  • All vehicles related expenses including fuel, tolls, and parking
  • Dedicated tour guide for the duration of your journey
  • Meals and accommodation allowances for the driver and guide
  • A memorable cycle rickshaw ride through the charming streets

Cost Does Not Include:

  • Entrance fees to monuments and attractions
  • Fees for additional activities not listed in the inclusions
  • Lunches and dinners
  • International flights, travel insurance, and visa fees
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Any other expenses not explicitly mentioned

Please Note:

  • The itinerary provided is flexible, and the order of visits can be adjusted.
  • Driving times are approximate and subject to change.
  • Special considerations apply during peak travel periods.
  • Weather conditions may affect certain activities.
  • Your tour driver or guide will tailor the sightseeing experience to your preferences.
  • You have the flexibility to customize your itinerary during your journey.
  • If you choose not to have a tour guide, your driver will assist with ticket purchases and provide relevant information.
  • Transportation is available as per your convenience, including evening outings.

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