Delhi - Haridwar - Rishikesh - Mathura - Agra - Allahabad - Varanasi - Delhi
11 Days / 10 Nights
Day 1: Delhi
Arrive in Delhi. Our representative will escort you from the airport to your hotel. Check in and relax. Go on a sightseeing tour of Old and New Delhi. In the evening, visit the Lotus Temple, enjoy the festive market scenes and stroll along the India Gate. Overnight stay in Delhi.
Day 2: Delhi / Haridwar
Leave for Haridwar in the morning.
Arrive in Haridwar. Check in at the hotel and move for the sightseeing tour of temples and other holy places in Haridwar. Visit Har-Ki-Pauri, Chandi Devi Temple, Gauri Shankar Temple, Mansa Devi Temple, Bharat Mata Temple, Maya Devi Temple, Bhimgoda, Shanti Kunj and Vaishno Devi Temple. Also walk on the ropeway that connects many temples that lie on the hilltops. Overnight stay in Haridwar.
Day 3: Haridwar / Rishikesh
Drive to Rishikesh in the morning.
Arrive in Rishikesh and check in at the hotel and relax. In the evening, attended the aarti at the Triveni Ghat of River Ganges. Overnight stay in Rishikesh.
Day 4: Rishikesh
Enjoy a full day sightseeing tour of Rishikesh. Explore at leisure the temples along the Chandrabhaga River. Also visit the Lakshman Jhula, ashrams, Gita Bhawan, yoga and meditations centers, and Neelkanth Mahadev. River rafting and trekking can also be arranged. Overnight stay in Rishikesh.
Day 5: Rishikesh / Mathura
Go on a short excursion to Rajaji National Park in Chilla or the Palace at Narendra Nagar followed by a drive to the hometown of Lord Krishna - Mathura.
Arrive at Mathura. Check in at the hotel and relax. Overnight stay in Mathura.
Day 6: Mathura / Agra
Go on a half-day sightseeing tour of Mathura. Visit Shri Krishna Janmbhoomi, Ranghbhumi, Archaeological Museum, Vishram Ghat along the River Yamuna and the Dwarkadeesh Temple. Drive to Agra later in the day.
Arrive in Agra. Check in at the hotel and relax. Visit the colorful local markets. A tour of Taj Mahal in the night, especially on a full moon, can be arranged. Overnight stay in Agra.
Day 7: Agra
Go on a full day sightseeing tour of Agra. Visit Taj Mahal in the morning followed by tours of the Agra Fort, Itimad-ud-Daulah Tomb, Akbar's Tomb and Jama Masjid. Undertake an excursion to the nearby ruined fort city of Fatehpur Sikri. Overnight stay in Agra.
Day 8: Agra / Allahabad
Drive to Allahabad in the morning.
Arrive in Allahabad. Check in at the hotel and relax. Go for a sightseeing tour of Allahabad city. Visit the triveni sangam where Ganga, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati meet followed by tour of Allahabad temples - Mankameshwar Temple, Hanuman Mandir, All Saints Cathedral (Patthar Girjaghar) and Shankar Viman Mandapam. Overnight stay in Allahabad.
Day 9: Allahabad / Varanasi
Drive to Varanasi in the morning. En route, you can also visit the Allahabad Fort, Allahabad museum ands Jawahar Planetarium.
Arrive in Varanasi. Check in at the hotel and relax. In the evening, attend the prayer service on the banks of Ganga (Ghats) marked by thousands of lighted diyas. Eat and shop for curios and souvenirs at the local market. Silk saris and handlooms are a specialty of Varanasi. You can also visit a silk and handloom factory to study the process behind the art. Overnight stay in Varanasi.
Day 10: Varanasi
Move for a full day sightseeing tour of Varanasi. Visit the Buddhist center at Sarnath, Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Alamgir Mosque, Durga Temple, Bharat Mata Temple, Tulsi Manas Temple and the Banaras Hindu University. Overnight stay in Varanasi.
Day 11: Varanasi / Delhi
Leave for Delhi in the morning. Arrive in Delhi. Our representative will escort you to the airport from where you will board the next flight home.
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