Day : 1
Met on arrival byPals tours representative Traditional welcome with garlanding and transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel
Day : 2
Delhi / Jaipur (250 Kms - 05 hrs)
After a morning at leisure we drive to Jaipur - the fabled "pink city" of the desert named after Jai Singh, the former Maharaja of Jaipur. The palaces and forts of the yesteryears, which were witnesses to the royal processions and splendors, are now living monuments. We arrive and check inn to the hotel. This will be a cultural evening; we visit Chokhi Dhani - An ethnic village resort, the vitality of Rajasthani folk culture comes alive as children dance rhythmically to the loud tenor of folk songs sung by men and women, festooned in bright clothes. Gaily caparisoned camel, horses and bullock carts offer joy rides. A traditional Rajasthani dinner will be served. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day : 3
After enjoying a hearty breakfast at the hotel we visit the dramatic hilltop fortress at Amber - ascend the imposing fort on a painted elephant. We wander among glittering inlays and the Hall of Mirrors. We stop to view the elegant Hawa Mahal (Palace of the Winds)- this elaborate building, now little more than a façade, is encrusted with delicate screens and carved balconies from which the royal ladies, confined to their quarters, could sneak views of the outside world. Post lunch tour of the Maharajahs City Palace, now partly a museum display a unique fusion of Mughal and Hindu architecture, and house a rare collection of paintings, Rajput armoury and costumes. Later we visit the unique Jantar Mantar Observatory - situated in the heart of the city where time has been accurately measured since the 17th century Overnight stay at the hotel
Day : 4
Jaipur / Agra (250 Kms - 05 hrs)
Morning drive leisurely to the city of Taj, Agra, we stop at a good restaurant for lunch enroute and also visit the evocative city of Fatehpur Sikri - Built by Emperor Akbar as his capital and palace in the late 16th century, it is a veritable fairytale city built of red sandstone, and its "ruins" are in pristine condition. We continue to Agra, arrive and check inn to the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel
Day : 5
After having breakfast at the hotel we leave to explore the monumental heritage of the Great Mughals, including the magnificent Taj Mahal - one of the Seven Wonders of the World and surely the most extravagant expression of love ever created. 20,000 men laboured for over 17 years to build this memorial to Shah Jahans beloved wife. Its a wealth of white marble and semi-precious stone - undoubtedly the highlight of the tour. Post lunch tour of the imposing Agra Fort - built of red sandstone and marble is a hilltop citadel with fabulous courtyards, fountains and gates.Overnight stay at the hotel
Day : 6
Agra / Jhansi / Orchha (By Train)
By way of contrast today, we stray off the beaten tourist track to rural Madhya Pradesh. A short journey by Shatabdi Express train takes us to Jhansi, from where we transfer to Orchha and check inn to our hotel in time for lunch. After lunch ,you will visit to historical site with magnificent temples and monuments. Some of the Palaces were decorated with painted murals, which represent the finest flowering of the Bundela school of Painting. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day : 7
Orchha / Khajuraho (178 kms / 4 hrs.)
Morning drive to Khajuraho - the legendary temples of Khajuraho built in the 9th and the 10th century is an incomparable experience. Acknowledged as one of the worlds artistic wonders Khajuraho has achieved fame for the sensual appeal of its erotic sculptures. Arrive by lunch and check inn to the hotel. After lunch we visit the exquisite 10th century temples of Khajuraho. overnight stay at the hotel
Day : 8
Khajuraho / Varanasi (By flight)
After breakfast you will visit to Khajuraho , Later flight to Varanasi - said to be the Indias most sacred city situated on the western bank of the holy river Ganga. It is also the oldest living city in the world. As a place for devotion and worship, with hundreds of temples dotting the city, sunrise on the riverfront as seen from a boat can be a spiritually uplifting sight. It has a fascination uniquely its own, a quality of sublime beauty, a timeless eternal appeal. Varanasi is the city, which cannot be described, only experienced. On arrival we transfer to the hotel. After lunch we leave for a half-day sightseeing of this holy city visiting Durga Temple (Monkey Temple), Mother Indian Temple, Banaras Hindu University & Birla Temple. Evening take the boat ride to view the "Aarti" ceremony on the Ghats. Overnight stay at the hotel
Day : 9
Varanasi / Kathmandu (By flight)
Morning we take a Boat cruise at the river Ganges to observe the way of life of pilgrims by the Ghats. Then we visit Sarnath, where Buddha delivered his first sermon. Sarnaths temples and Archaeological Museum are full of Buddhist art treasures. In the early afternoon fly to Kathmandu - the capital town of Nepal, the house of the highest mountains, Kathmandu is as much steeped in beauty as in the history of this wonderland. The place has ever since been the center for art, crafts, culture and a rich heritage. Arrive Kathmandu met on arrival and transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel
Day : 10
After breakfast sightseeing of Pashupatinath Temple- the most sacred Hindu temple in Nepal dedicated to lord Shiva, built in 1696. Boudha Nath Temple- the worlds largest stupa; a sight of great reneration to the Buddhist, Swayambhunath temple - the oldest Buddhist shrine. Looking east from here, one can see the entire Kathmandu valley spread out below. Post lunch visit durbar square - the temple of the Living Goddess and the old Royal Palace. Visit Kasthamandup - a temple built from a single tree from which the Kathmandu derives its name. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day : 11
At leisure. In the early morning there is the opportunity (weather-permitting) of taking the optional flight to view the spectacular Himalayan Mountains including Everest. Other excursions include visits to the medieval cities of Patan and Bhadgaon. A special farewell dinner has been arranged for you at Bhojan Griha restaurant with cultural program. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day : 12
Kathmandu / Delhi (By Flight)
Morning at leisure. Afternoon fly to Delhi, met on arrival by Pals tours representative and leave for a small ride of New Delhi drive past India Gate, Presidents House, Parliament House, stop to explore the local markets. Later have your dinner and than transfer to the international airport to Board your homeward flight or connect to your onward destination