Classical India Tour - 11 Days

Classical India Tour

Tour Summary

Our Classical India Tour Package is one of the best ways to get closer to the cultural heritage of India. This 10 Nights/11Days tour package offer you to discover classical India like never before. You can explore the religious and cultural heritage of India which will make your trip a memorable one. The travelers who will avail our Classical India Tour can explore Delhi – the national capital, Agra, Fatehpur Sikri, Jaipur – the pink city, Jhansi, Orchha, Khajuraho and Varanasi – the religious capital of India. Each city offers a something unique and unforgettable experience to its visitors which you are going to experience during your tour. Like Delhi has majestic forts, mosques, shopping malls, etc. Agra will take back you to the golden Mughal period, Rajasthan will give you the glimpse into the grandeur of Rajputanas and Varanasi will lift up your religious spirit.

Highlight of Tour

  • Visit Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Qutub Minar, India Gate in Delhi.
  • Ride on an elephant at Amer Fort, visit City Palace, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar in Jaipur
  • Visit Fatehpur Sikri en route to Agra from Jaipur.
  • See the magnificent Taj Mahal (one of Seven Wonders of the World), Agra fort in Agra.
  • Visit Orccha en route to Khajuraho.
  • Visit Kandariya Mahadeva Temple, Devi Jagdambi Temple, Dulhadev Temple, Javari Temple, and Khajuraho Temple in Khajuraho.
  • Varanasi sightseeing – Ganga River Aarti, Ghats, Temples, Boat Ride
Day 1
Arrival in Delhi

On arrival at New Delhi International Airport, a representative from RAJPUTANA TOURS will receive you with warm welcome and transfer you to the pre-booked hotel. Freshen up and relax. Dinner and overnight will be at the hotel. Enquire Now

Day 2
Delhi Sightseeing

Post breakfast, proceed for Delhi sightseeing. Delhi, the National Capital of India, is home to three UNESCO World Heritage Sites namely Red Fort, Humayun’s Tomb, and Qutub Complex or Qutub Minar. There are several other attractions dotted in the various parts of the city including Old Delhi and New Delhi areas. On your Delhi city tour, first of all, take a visit to Raj Ghat – the resting place of Mahatma Gandhi. Later, proceed to visit the Red Fort, also called Lal Kila, a historic monument built by fifth Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan after shifting his capital from Agra to Delhi. Explore various structures inside the fort complex and also visit the Fort Museum. Later, visit the nearby Jama Masjid, the largest mosque of India that can accommodate more than 25000 people at a time. Visit the nearby Shri Digambar Jain Lal Temple. Explore local bustling markets in Chandni Chowk area.

Return to hotel. After some relax and lunch drive to Rajpath, the ceremonial avenue. Visit the India Gate located astride the Rajpath. India Gate is a war memorial monument of national importance, built in the memory of those brave soldiers who had laid their lives during the First World War. Then visit the Rashtrapati Bhawan, the official residence of the President of India, located on the western edge of Rajpath. Then take a visit to the nearby Sansad Bhawan, the Parliament House of India. Then proceed to visit the famous Humayun’s Tomb which are known for their architectural styles and beautiful gardens. Then proceed to visit the Qutub Minar, another world heritage site in the city. There are several other ruins of historical importance in the Qutub Complex. Later proceed to see the other attractions of Delhi covering Lotus Temple (the Bahai House of Worship known for beautiful architecture), and Laxmi Narayan Mandir (Birla Temple). On time return to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 3
Delhi - Jaipur (268 km / 5 hrs.)

Take breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan. Upon arrival check in at the hotel. Freshen up and relax. Spend rest of the day at leisure or explore local markets in the evening. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.

Day 4
Jaipur Sightseeing

Jaipur, the capital and largest city of Rajasthan, is an internationally famous tourist destination in India. It is visited by a large number of international and domestic tourists every years. The city is best known for royal hospitality, and historic forts and palaces. The magnificent monuments of Jaipur are proudly narrating the saga of Rajasthan’s grand past and rich history. Jaipur city is famously known as the Pink City of India. And sometimes it is also described as the Gem City.

After an early morning breakfast, proceed to Amer Fort & Palace situated in the outskirts of Jaipur city atop a hill. Enjoy elephant ride to ascend the fort complex, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. See the wonderful view of Jaipur city and surrounding from the fort. Return to hotel en route visiting the Jal Mahal, a beautiful palaces situated in the middle of a man-made lake Man Sagar Lake.

After lunch, proceed to explore the city’s attraction. Go to visit the City Palace which is basically a palace complex consisting of several palatial palaces, courtyards, pavilions, corridors, gardens and temples. See the Chandra Mahal, Mubarak Mahal, Shri Govind Deoji Temple and City Palace Museum situated in the palace complex. Visit the Hawa Mahal (the Palace of Winds) which is a distinctive five-stroey architectural wonder with 953 windows (zarokhas) decorated with intricate latticework. Later, take a visit to the Jantar Mantar which is a royal observatory built by Maharaja Jai Singh, the founder of Jaipur. It is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Also visit the Albert Hall Museum. On time return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 5
Jaipur - Agra (256 km / 5 hrs.) (En route Fatehpur Sikri visit)

Have a delicious breakfast at the hotel and then take a drive to Agra en route visiting Fatehpur Sikri, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Fatehpur Sikri is a town in Agra district of Uttar Pradesh. It was founded by Mughal Emperor as his capital but soon he abandoned this city due to scarcity of drinking water. Here you will see several historic monuments and runs. Major attractions to see may include Buland Darwaza, Panch Mahal, Rani Jodha Bai Palace, Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chishti, Ibadat Khana, and Birbal House.

After exploring Fatehpur Sikri, continue your journey to reach Agra, a historical city located in the state of Uttar Pradesh. On arrival check in at the hotel. Freshen up and relax at the hotel. And then take a visit to Agra Fort, also called the Red Fort or Lal Kila of Agra. It is a historical Mughal monument and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. . Shahjahani Mahal, Jahangir’s Hauz, Jahangir’s Chain of Justice, Shah Burj & Jharokha and Shish Mahal are major attractions inside the fort complex. Explore local markets in the evening. On time return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 6
Agra Sightseeing

In the early morning take a visit to the very famous Taj Mahal. Enjoy the sunrise view of the Taj. Taj Mahal basically a mausoleum built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in the loving memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal, after his death. It is one of the finest example of Mughal architecture. This is why it is also described as the Symbol of Love. Built in pure white marble, the beauty of the Taj Mahal will never fail to impress you. The Taj Mahal is also the New7Wonders of the World. Return to hotel and take your breakfast. Later proceed for Agra city tour to see other attractions. Take a visit to the Tomb of Itimad-Ud-Daulah that was built by Mughal empress Noor Jahan, the wife of Emperor Jahangir, in the memory of her father. The monument is often described as the Jewel Box or the Baby Taj or the Draft of Taj Mahal due to its exceptional architectural beauty and lavish decoration. If time permits, you will also be exploring some other attractions of Agra. On time return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay. Enquire Now

Day 7
Agra - Jhansi (by train) - Orchha - Khajuraho

Have a relaxed breakfast at the hotel. On time you will be transferred to Agra Railway Station to board the train to Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh. From here take a drive to Khajuraho en route visiting historical town of Orchha, Madhya Pradesh. Orchha is best-known for historical monuments including palaces and temples. Visit here sites like Raj Mahal, Ram Raja Temple, Purana Mandir, Royal Chhatris, Lakshmi Temple, and Jahangir Mahal. Continue your journey to reach in Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh. Check in at the pre-booked hotel upon arrival. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.

Day 8
Khajuraho - Varanasi

Post breakfast, proceed for sightseeing tour in Khajuraho which is a temple city located in the state of Madhya Pradesh. Visit to the Khajuraho Group of Monuments, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, consisting of Hindu Temples and Jain Temples. Explore the spectacular architecture of the temple and finely chiseled erotic sculptures. Visit the Kandariya Mahadeva (the largest temple in the complex). It is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Other temples you may see are Chausath Yogini Temple, Varaha Temple, Parsvanath Temple, Matangeshwara Temple, Adinath Jain Temple, Shantinatha Jain Temple, Vamana Temple, Chaturbhuja Temple, and Dhuladeo Temple. Return to hotel. Have some rest. Later leave for Varanasi, a holy city, situated on the bank of India’s most sacred river Ganges in the state of Uttar Pradesh. On arrival in Varanasi, you will be transferred to your pre-booked hotel. Dinner and overnight will be at the hotel.

Day 9
Varanasi Sightseeing

Enjoy morning boat ride on Ganges River and see the holy ghats. Also see the morning Aarti held at the banks of Ganges River. Return to hotel. Take breakfast and some rest. Thereafter proceed for Varanasi sightseeing covering famous temples, holy ghats and other key attractions. Visit the famous temples such as Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Manas Mandir, Birla Temple and Sankat Mochan. Also take a visit to Benaras Hindu University. In the evening, you may witness Evening Aarti Ceremony held at the banks of Ganges River or you may explore local markets. On time return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 10
Varanasi - Delhi (by flight)

After an early morning breakfast take an excursion to Sarnath, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit Chaukhandi Stupa, Dhamek Stupa, Mulagandha Kuti Vihar and Sarnath Museum. Return to hotel. Later drive back to Delhi. Later fly for Delhi. On arrival in Delhi you will be transferred to your pre-booked hotel. Spend rest of the day at leisure. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.

Day 11
Delhi - Onward

Have a relaxed breakfast at the hotel. If time permits enjoy last minute shopping in Delhi’s markets. On time a representative from RAJPUTANA TOURS will transfer you to the New Delhi International Airport. Board flight for your home destination with sweet memories of Classical India Tour. Enquire Now

Client Reviewed on TripAdvisor

Great trip

My friend and I had a great tour of Rajasthan and I was very impressed with the service provided by Rajaputana tours. They were very efficient and professional throughout and our driver Sathi was so attentive and helpful as well as being a very good careful driver.

I can thoroughly recommend Rajputana and hope I can use them again on another trip.

Date: February 2019
Name: Wendy

Fantastic !

I can not recommend Rajputana tours highly enough . From start to finish they provided a very professional service . The tour was arranged by Shakti the owner his advice was amazing and we spoke several times during the booking and his recommendations were amazing

When we arrived in India we had a 5 STAR treatment the whole time his drivers were fantastic not only did they drive us to the different destinations they remained with us and suggested restaurants , took us shopping arranged massages even took charge of our laundry !!!!

Shakti kept in contact with us the whole time we were in India . The tour guides were also very knowledgeable and we had some wonderful days

If u want a fantastic holiday in India look no further !

Date: January 2019
Name: Chuckies