North India and Nepal are two of the great opportunities when it comes to India and Nepal travel. North India and Nepal share the Himalayan beauty with each other and that is what makes them ever more worthwhile and significant from travel point of view. This specialized itinerary for 14 nights and 15 days is designed to render exquisite sightseeing with spirituality at its zenith. Get ready to witness the Ghats and beautiful temples of Varanasi along with marvelous architecture and ancient temples & erotic sculptures of Khajuraho.
Day 1Arrive Delhi
Begin your Tour.
Arrive into Delhi
Welcome to Vardhman's 'Nepal Tour Package'! On arrival in Delhi, you will will be met and transferred by Vardhman's representative to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight: Hotel
This morning after a leisurely breakfast proceed for the sightseeing of Delhi.
Combined city tour of New Delhi & Old Delhi
Visit Qutab Minar, Humayun's tomb, Lakshminarayan Temple, a modern Hindu Temple, Parliament House, Government Secretarial Building and Connaught place, the shopping centre of New Delhi.
Visit Red Fort, built in 1648 by Mughal Emperor Shahjehan, Jama Masjid, one of the largest Mosque of India, Raj Ghat and Shanti Vana, the cremation sites of Mahatama Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru. Also drive past Chandni Chowk, shopping centre of Old Delhi. Overnight: Hotel
City tour of Jaipur
This morning you will experience the wonders of this magical pink city, as you proceed on a tour of Amber fort - which is set on the dry wrinkled Aravali Hills, and surrounded by fortified battlements. Later visit the Jagmandir or the Hall of victory glittering with mirrors, Maharaja's City Palace and the Observatory - The Solar Observatory - an astronomical treasure house, with solar device that give accurate predictions till date. The City Palace reflects a blend of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. Drive past Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Winds, a five-storied structure of pink sandstone with semi-octagonal and delicately honeycombed windows overlooking the main street of the old city and through the rose pink residential and business areas of Jaipur. Overnight: Hotel
Morning drive to the "Romatic City of Taj Mahal- Agra" visiting enroute Fatehpur Sikri.
Fatehpur Sikri, the birth story of this beautiful city is interesting. There, in a grotto in Sikri, lived a Muslim Saint , Sheikh Salim Chishti by name. Akbar hearing of his renown, asked of the blessings of a son, and when a son was born, not only was the child named Salim, the site for a mighty and ambitious project - a city - was chosen near the residence of the saint erected in k1569. The shortage of water lead to the desertion of this city. Visit the mosque of Salim Chishti, Panch Mahal and other Palaces.
On arrival, check-in at the hotel. Rest of the day free. Overnight: Hotel
Early on the morning visit Taj Mahal (Closed on every Friday) during sunrise and return to the hotel for breakfast.
Later proceed for the sightseeing tour of Agra. Agra, the home of the immortal Taj Mahal, the inimitable poem in white marble is the first expression of love of an Emperor Shahjehan for his queen Mumtaz Mahal. This great monument was completed in 1653 AD. Agra Fort, the imposing structure on the banks of the river Yamuna is replete with priceless examples of craftsmanship in the Mughal period, including the beautiful pearl Mosque, it was designed and built by Emperor Akbar in 1565 AD. Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah built between 1622 AD by Empress Nur Jehan, in memory of her father, Ghias-id-Din Beg., it is considered a precusor of the Taj Mahal. Overnight: Hotel
Full day city tour of Khajuraho
Visit the world famous Khajuraho temples were built by the Chandela kings between 950 AD and 1050 AD. The most important are the Chaunset Yogini Temple dedicated to Goddess Kali, The Mahadev Temple, Chitragupta or Bharatji Temple with a lovely image of 11 headed Vishnu, Vishvanath and Nandi Temples, Lakshmana Temple, Visha Temple of Shiva, which is the largest & most typical of temples. Visit the Eastern group of temples that consist of the Parasvanath Temple - the only Jain Temple surviving at Khajuraho and has excellent sculptures on the outer walls of the Sanctum, the Javeri Temple dedicated to Vishnu. The other temples in this group are those dedicated to Brahma, Yamuna and Adinath. Overnight: Hotel
Transfer to the airport to catch flight for Varanasi. On arrival, transfer to the hotel.
Afternoon proceed for the city sightseeing tour. Varanasi, one of the oldest living cities in the world, believed to be founded 3000 years ago, is one of the 7 holiest cities of Hindus. Overnight: Hotel
Early morning enjoy boat cruise (at your own cost) on river Ganges. Thousands of pilgrims throng the water's edge, bathing, worshipping, meditating. On stone platforms under palm leaf umbrellas, the Pandas-Brahmin priests preside over rites and rituals. Overnight: Hotel
Morning at leisure. Leave for Kathmandu by flight.
Arrive Kathmandu airport and trasfer to hotel.
Later proceed on a tour of Kathmandu. The city is a concentration of temples. Visit Hanuman Dhoka, Kal Bhairav, Kumari Mandap, the museum and bazaar. Later return to your hotel. . Overnight: Hotel
Morning proceed for the sightseeing tour of Kathmandu.
Visit Machhendra Nath Temple, a two tiered bronze roof pagoda, Hanuman Dhoka - the historic seat of Royalty, Durbar Square which houses Teleju temple built in 1549 AD, figure of Kal Bhairav - God of Destruction, statue of King Pratap Malla, Temple House of Kumari - the residence of living Goddess. Overnight: Hotel
Morning visit Bhadgaon (Bhaktapur) means the city of devotees, situated at an altitude of 4600 ft., 13 kms east of Kathmandu. Durbar Square - the main Square of the city contains the Lion Gate with the lovely stone figures of Hanuman, Bhairav and Narsingha Narayan. Overnight: Hotel
Transfer to the airport for flight to Delhi. On arrival at Delhi airport catch flight for your onward journey to Back home with sweet and unforgettable memories of 'Nepal Tour Package' escorted by Vardhman Vacations.onward destination.