Duration: 13 Nights/14 Days
Destinations: Delhi - Agra - Khajuraho - Varanasi - Calcutta - Darjeeling - Sikkim - Gangtok - Delhi
Day 01 Delhi : Traditional welcome on arrival. Assistance on arrival at the airport Transfer to your hotel.
Day 02 Delhi: Full day sightseeing tour of Old & New Delhi, visiting Raj Ghat and Shanti Vana - the cremation sites of Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru, Jama Masjid and drive past Red Fort and Chandni Chowk. Afternoon visit Qutub Minar built by Qutub-ud-Din Aibek in 1199, Humayun's Tomb, India Gate (War Memorial Arch), Lakshminarayan Temple - a modern Hindu Temple. Also drive past President's House, Parliament House, Government Secretariat Buildings and Connaught Place shopping centre. Overnight at the Hotel.
Day 03 Delhi/Agra: Transfer to railway station to connect your superfast train to Agra. On arrival excursion tour of Fatehpur Sikri enroute. Fatehpur Sikri is 40 kms from Agra and built by Emperor Akbar in 1569 and abandoned after 15 years due to scarcity of water. See the graceful buildings including the Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chisti, Panch Mahal and other Palaces. PM visit visit the world famous Taj Mahal built by the Moghul Emperor Shah Jahan in 1630 for his Queen Mumtaz Mahal to enshrine her mortal remains. Later visit the Agra Fort containing the Pearl Mosque, the Halls of Public and Private Audience. Also visit the Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah built by Empress Noor Jehan in memory of her father. Overnight at the Hotel.
Day 04 Agra/Gwalior: Super fast train to Gwalior. PM sightseeing tour, visiting the Gwalior Fort, Scindia Palace, the tombs of Ghaus Mohammed and Tansen and the Jai Vilas Palace. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 05 Gwalior/Orcha: Morning leave for Orcha. On arrival check into your hotel, Later in the afternoon sightseeing tour visiting palaces and the interesting temples of the 16th and 17th century. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 06 Orcha/Khajuraho: Morning leave for the Khajuarho. Afternoon sight seeing tour visiting the World famous erotic temples known not only for their symmetry and design, but also for intricate and erotic carvings on their walls. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 07 Khajuraho/Varanasi: Morning transfer to the airport for a short flight to Varanasi, on arrival in the holy city of Varanasi transfer to hotel. Afternoon is Half day sight seeing tour. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 08 Varanasi/Calcutta: Early morning boat ride on the holy River Ganges to view the morning prayer of the Hindus and the burning Ghats. Afternoon a short excursion to Sarnath, where Gautam Buddha delivered his first sermon after he received Enlightenment. Late evening transfer to the railway station to board the night train to Calcutta. Overnight on board the train.
Day 09 Arrival Calcutta: On arrival in Calcutta, transfer to Hotel. Afternoon a City tour visiting Eden Gardens, Jain Temple, Chowringhee Museum, Victoria Memorial etc. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 10 Calcutta/Darjeeling: Morning transfer to airport for a short flight to Bagdogra. On arrival in Bagdogra transfer to Darjeeling by Toy Train or by surface. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 11 Darjeeling: Morning sightseeing tour of Darjeeling, queen of the hill stations, and famous for its tea, commands a majestic view of the beautiful snowcapped Himalayas. Morning proceed on an excursion to Tiger Hill for a breathtaking view of the sunrise and perhaps a glimpse of Mount Everest. Later visit Ghoom Buddhist Monastery. Built in 1934, it houses valuable Tibetan manuscripts and enshrines the Maitreya Buddha. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 12 Darjeeling/Sikkim: In the morning leave for Gangtok, the Capital of Sikkim. On arrival in Gangtok transfer to the hotel, rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 13 Gangtok: Morning sightseeing tour of Gangtok will acquaint you with its pagoda-like roofs, crimson robed monks in the bazaars, and distinctly old-world flavour everywhere. Afternoon is at leisure. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 14 Gangtok/Delhi: Morning transfer to Bagdogra airport to connect to your flight for Delhi. Rest of the evening at leisure, overnight at the hotel.
Day 15 Departure Delhi: Early morning transfer to International airport in time to connect to your onward destination flight.
Your room in the hotel at Delhi will be retained till 12 Noon of day 15.