Classical North India Tour

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Experience the Cultural Soul of India on a Classical Tour of India

The Classical North India tour is perhaps the most attractive way of coming closer to the rich cultural heritage of India. Primarily, covering the plains of north India fed through perennial and pious river system of Ganges and Yamuna for ages, the classical India tour brings an introspective of cultural and traditional milieu of modern Indian civilization.

This journey with a combination of old and new world is a soul lifting experience. Highlighting the grandeur of the capital city of Delhi, the royal life style of erstwhile kings of Jaipur, the most beautiful Taj Mahal which does not need an introduction to the travelers, age old erotic carving on temples of Khajuraho and the very old civilization of the city of Varanasi which located on the bank of holy River Ganges, this classical tour of North India leaves everlasting images in your mind. Experience the hospitality of local people who welcome you to their home and their heart and we are sure that this imaginative tour will satisfy your aspiration to discover the North Indian Odyssey. Travelling to this circuit with its striking blend of artistic charm, culture, grandeur and unshakable faith is an experience you will cherish forever on a classical India tour.

Detailed itinerary

Day 01 Arrive Delhi

Upon arrival in Delhi at International airport the representative of Max Holidays will welcome you with a smile and he will transfer you to the hotel for check in and night stay. Request for Price Request for Price

Day 02 Delhi sightseeing

The day starts with guided city tour of Old and New Delhi. In old Delhi visit Red Fort, Jumma Masjid and Chandni Chowk. The attractions of New Delhi are Mahatma Gandhi Memorial, Humayun's Tomb, India Gate, President's Palace and Qutab Minar. If time permits also visit one of the most famous Laxmi Narayan temple.

Day 03 Delhi to Jaipur

Morning we drive to Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan also known as “Pink city. On arrival assisted check in at hotel. Later enjoy half day sightseeing includes visit to Hawa Mahal, City Palace Museum & Observatory . Relaxed evening with Rajasthani folk dance followed by local cuisine in a city restaurant.

Day 04 Amer and Jaigarh Forts

The day starts with an excursion to Amer and Jaigarh fort which hold the attractions of Rajput architecture. The fort of Amer is situated atop the Aravalli hills and we take an Elephant ride to reach the fort. Later visit Jaigarh Fort where you can see the world's biggest canon. Evening explore the city and enjoy a rickshaw ride into the streets.

Day 05 Jaipur to Agra

After breakfast, head towards Agra en route visiting “The Ghost Town of Fatehpur Sikri”. Upon arrival assisted check in at hotel. After wash and change enjoy guided city tour visiting “The Monument of Love- Taj Mahal”. Also visit Agra Fort built by Akbar as his citadel over the years 1565-73 in the finest GRand Hospitality in Palace on Wheels architectural style. If time permits visit Itimad –Ud –Daulah. Evening relax in the hotel.

Day 06 Agra to Orchha

Today we experience a short journey in a super fast Indian rail. Board the train from Agra railway station at 0810 hrs to reach Jhansi at around 1100 hrs. Then we drive to the village of Orchha which has its importance due to the beautiful Fort and Temples. Visit to Orchha Fort and Temples named Ramji Mandir, Raj Mandir and Jahangir Mahal which are example of architectural conception of unusual vigor and intricate sophistication. Enjoy your stay at Orchha in a heritage resort.

Day 07 Orchha to Khajuraho

After breakfast we head to Khajuraho - The Chandela temples at Khajuraho are among the most creative examples of Indian architecture and is celebrating its Millennium. Khajuraho has achieved fame for the sensual appeal of the erotic sculptures. The sculptures of Khajuraho depict the everyday life of the people and the court in 10th and 11th centuries. Khajuraho is not something that can be described in words; it has to be experienced. Half day guided tour to the Eastern Part of the temples. Request for Price Request for Price

Day 08 Khajuraho to Varanasi

Visit to the best known ‘western part’ of the temples this morning and then fly to Varanasi. Varanasi, sprawling along the left bank of the holy River Ganges, is the holiest city for Hindu region. The Shrines, Old Temples and Palaces rising in several tiers from the water's edge makes Varanasi one of the most fascinating cities in the East. Upon arrival assisted transfer to hotel. Relaxed evening in the hotel

Day 09 Varanasi

Early morning experience a boat ride on holy River Ganges to witness the early offerings and prayer on the bank of the river. After breakfast proceed for an offerings and prayer on the bank of the river. After breakfast proceed for an attaining enlightenment. Visit the temples of Varanasi, the Golden Temple dedicated to lord Shiva, The Durga temple dedicated to goddess Durga Interestingly the Durga temple is also known as the Monkey Temple due to the large number of monkeys found in the temple premises. Drive through the Banaras Hindu University.

Day 10 Varanasi to Delhi

After breakfast fly to Delhi. Assisted transfer to pre-booked hotel in Delhi. Time is free to explore the city and doing your last minute shopping etc. Request for Price Request for Price

Day 11 Leave Delhi

The representative of Max Holidays will ensure timely transfer for you to the airport to board your onward flight.

What’s Included

Airport Services

Private air conditioned car with driver Company staff for airport assistance

Accommodation

10 nights in handpicked hotels

Meals

10 Breakfasts, 01 Dinner

Transport

All ground transport for sightseeing trips, chair car train travel

Guides / Escorts

Expert local tour guides for sightseeing tours

Activities

Rickshaw ride, Elephant ride, Folk dances, Sound and light show, boat ride, aarti at Ganges

Other inclusions

Govt of India taxes and Company service charges

What’s not included

Flights

International or domestic flights are not included

Travel insurance

Please carry valid travel insurance

Visa

Visa fee and charges

Entry Tickets

Monument and museum tickets

Meals

Meals not specified

Personal expenses

Any kind of personal expenses/bills

Accommodation Style Max Holidays

Accommodation style

On your Classical India tour packages you will stay in standard hotel accommodation equivalent to 3 star categories. Our hotels offers all modern facilities including well equipped air conditioned rooms, attached bathroom with hot/cold water, TV, Refrigerator etc.

Normally our tour cost offers are based on room sharing basis until specified unless. Single room supplement can be provided upon request for those willing to stay in a single room only.

Remark : Accommodation upgradation available at an extra cost basis.