mind on the bank of Betwa River,Orchha
Erotic Temples of Khajuraho.
Sound Show at Khajuraho
on Ganga River at Varanasi.
Sarnath where Gautama Buddha first taught the Dharma.
Lunch with Indian Family in Khajuraho.and Delhi.
Day 01 : Delhi Arrival
the New Delhi International Airport, where an MHPL tour representative will
receive you. After the warm welcome avail the transfer to the pre-booked hotel.
Freshen-up and make yourself comfortable. Later proceed for guided city tour.
Encompassing the major allures of Delhi, get to explore the heritage, culture
and charm of the capital city. Known as the city of cities, the past and the
modern create a rare spectacle. Start the tour from Raj Ghat where Mahatma
Gandhi, The Father of the nation was cremated in 1948. Next, visit the Red
Fort, built of red sandstone dating from the very peak of the Mughal power.The
India Gate is the iconic national monument of India. The Rashtrapati Bhavan,
the Presidential Palace and the Secretariat buildings. Marvel at the architecture,
heritage and history. Return to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 02 : Delhi – Jhansi – Orchha (Train Journey)
Board on Jhansi Train from Delhi Railway Station . By
Reaching at Jhansi Railway St. MHPL Driver will take you to your hotel in
Orchha town (20kms/30mins). Relax for some time and later proceed for Fort
visit. It is located on island of Betwa river and was prominent building in
Orchha. Here almost all the monuments & buildings are associated with
Bundela dynasty. Orchha fort is also know as Jehangir fort, is erected in honor
of Mughal Emperor Jahangir when he was on visit of Bundelkhand region. Fort is
setup using both Muslim & Hindu building architecture. Here emperor
Jahangir stayed for single night. Later visit riverside cenotaphs of Bundela
Kings & royal family members and temples like Ram Raja Temple, Laxminarayan
Temple, Chaturbhuj Temple etc. In evening you may visit local temple to attend
evening arti and attend evening light & sound show at fort. Their are many
heritage hotels in Orchha which were attractions in themselves. Overnight at
hotel in Orchha.
Day 03 : Orchha – Khajuraho (Drive)
Begin the day with morning walk. Orchha is good for
walk as it is less crowded and walking across the river gives you good feeling
with fresh air. On crossing the Betwa river, we can visit Orchha wildlife
sanctuary. You can enter into wildlife sanctuary and do nature photography and
enjoy scenic view of Orchha cenotaphs across the Betwa river. It is the best
view of Orchha. When water is sufficient, you can also do river rafting here.
Later after breakfast, drive to Khajuraho. Belt from Orchha to Khajuraho is
part of Bundelkhand region which is a dry region with less greenery and water
sources with sandstone rocky region. On reaching Khajuraho, relax for sometime
in hotel. In evening attend light & sound show and may do some shopping in
Overnight at hotel in Khajuraho.
Day 03 : Khajuraho – Varanasi
day, after taking breakfast, we will proceed for temples sightseeing. Our visit
will begin from Western Group of Temples. It is the large and most maintained
group of temples and are declared as UNESCO World Heritage site. Here you may
hire a manual guide or take audio guide service. One by one you will visit all
the temples. All the temples are well maintained and photogenic. Among them
Kandariya Mahadev Temple, Laxmana Temples have good collection of artistically
sculptured images. During sightseeing you will find erotic images on outer wall
and lower end of temples but not inside the temples. Later we will drive to
Eastern group of temples in which few temples are their with impression of Jain
religion. With this our sightseeing will complete. Later in afternoon drive to
Khajuraho airport to take flight to Varanasi.
holy city Varanasi, drive to your hotel. It is also known by the names as
Benaras and Kashi. It is believed to the most ancient city of World and holy
place for Hindu religion followers. If time permits, we will go for evening
boating in Ganges river to attend and photograph evening Ganga Arti. It the important
event on Varanasi ghat. Overnight at hotel in Varanasi.
Day 04 : Varanasi
In this day
we will do full day Varanasi sightseeing. Our day will begin with early morning
boat ride to witness morning sunrise and capture the images. In addition to
this, we will have chance to see people taking holy bath, performing their
rituals, pooja (worship) etc. You may also take holy dip in river Ganges. Visit
famous Kashi Vishwanath Jyotirlinga Temple on Varanasi ghat. It is ancient and
most popular active Varanasi temple. Here photography and leather items are not
allowed. Now take breakfast at your hotel and resume your city tour. Visit
other popular temples like Tulsi Manas Temple, Bharat Mata Temple, Sankat
Mochan Temple etc. In second half of the day, visit Ramnagar Fort from where
the ruler of Kashi rules over this region. Royal family member are still lives
their. If time permits, visit handloom industry of Benaras. Their products,
especially Sarees, are popular in whole India and even abroad. Overnight at
hotel in Varanasi.
Day 05 : Varanasi – Delhi - Departure
be last day of given tour package. We will take afternoon flight for Delhi so
till that visit Sarnath. It is a small holy township, about 10kms form
Varanasi. It is a historic place where Lord Buddha gave its first sermon after
attaining enlightenment. Here we will visit excavated site having Dhamek Stupa,
Dharmarajika Stupa, Ashoka pillar, building bases etc. Also visit Sarnath
museum. In addition to this their are many new Buddhist and Jain temples are
their. In compare to Varanasi, it is more clean and maintained place. Later in
afternoon, drive to Varanasi airport to take flight to Delhi for final Departure