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Delhi – Mathura – Virandavan - Agra - Jaipur – Delhi - Haridwar – Rishikesh – Delhi – Varanasi - Allahabad - Ayodhia - Lucknow - Kuruchetra - Mumbai  Onwards Destination

Day 01 Arrive Delhi  ->
Welcome upon arrival at IGI airport New Delhi .After meet & assist services, then transfer to hotel. Overnight stay at hotel in Delhi. (D)

Day 02 Delhi ->
Breakfast at hotel. Morning proceed for the sightseeing of DELHI - Raj Ghat - the memorial site where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated; Jama Masjid - the largest mosque in India. Rajpath, past the imposing India Gate, Parliament House, the President's Residence and would end with a drive through the Diplomatic Enclave. the Qutab Minar - the tallest stone tower in India, Lotus Temple (closed on Monday) - The Bahai House of Worship also called as the Lotus Temple because of its blooming lotus flowerlike shape was completed in 1986, Also visit Laxmi Narayan temple popularly known as Birla Temple and Swaminarayan Akshardham (closed on Monday) in New Delhi epitomises 10,000 years of Indian culture in all its breathtaking grandeur, beauty, wisdom and bliss. It brilliantly showcases the essence of India’s ancient architecture, traditions and timeless spiritual messages. The Akshardham experience is an enlightening journey through India’s glorious art, values and contributions for the progress, happiness and harmony of mankind. Overnight stay at hotel in Delhi.(B, D)

Day 03 Delhi –Mathura- Vrindavan – Mathura (147 kms 2 hrs &30 min drive app) ->
Breakfast at hotel. Morning drive to Mathura. On arrival at Mathura check in to the hotel. Afternoon proceed to visit visit Vrindavan located 9.6 km from Mathura, first visit to the most notable Krishna Balram Mandir popularly known as ISKCON temple in Vrindavan. This is an International spiritual organization having 400 centers around the world. Vrindavan center of ISKCON. Next we would visit Radha Ballabh Temple built in 1626. From there we would move to Gopinath Temple made by Sawai Jai Singh (former King of Jaipur) is in ruins but the new temple houses the parallel image of Gopi - nath ( Krishna as lord of the gopis) and continue to visit :Brindavan, Yamuna River, Krishna Lila and Tulasi. Later drive back to Mathura. Overnight stay at hotel in Mathura.(B, D)

Day 04 Mathura – Agara (by Surface 60 Kms – 1.5 hrs drive approx) ->
Breakfast at hotel. Morning proceed to visit Mathura, a little town on the River Yamuna was transformed into a place of faith after Lord Krishna was born here which makes Mathura an important place of Pilgrimage today. Visit the Birth Place of Lord Krishna and also visit some other temples of Mathura. Afternoon check out and drive to Agra. On arrival at Agra proceed to visit one of the world’s most beautiful Monuments “Taj Mahal” (its closed on every Friday) built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jehan for his Empress Mumtaz Mahal. The construction believed to have taken 22 years to complete with over 20,000 craftsmen working round the clock. Overnight stay at hotel in Agra  (B, D)

Day 05 Agra - Jaipur (by surface 235 kms, 04 hrs30 min drive approx) ->
Breakfast at hotel. Morning check out and proceed to visit magnificent Agra Fort, built in the bank of Yamuna River, is situated in the center of the town. Various styles of the architecture are evident within the Fort and demonstrate the love of Mughal Emperors. After then will drive to Jaipur - Rajasthan's beautiful Pink City Jaipur, was the stronghold of a clan of rulers whose three hill forts and series of palaces in the city are important attractions. Known as the Pink City because of the colour of the stone used exclusively in the walled city, En route visit Fatehpur Sikri- 37 kms from Agra. The deserted city of sandstone built by the Emperor. The city is rectangular in shape with nine huge gates & inside there are palaces, meeting halls (public/ private audiences), huge courtyards. Further drive to Jaipur On arrival in Jaipur check in to the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel in Jaipur.  (B, D)

Day 06 Jaipur ->
Breakfast at the hotel, Morning will proceed for city tour visiting Amer Fort - 11 kms from Jaipur is Amer, The ancient capital of Jaipur estate. Climb the Hill Top by sitting on an elephant (If Elephant ride is not possible then we will use the other option - Jeep Ride). Afternoon, we will proceed to explore Jaipur start from Hawa Mahal (Palace of the wind) a beautiful pink building with many small windows from where the royal ladies watched the annual procession of dynasty. City Palace the principal residence of the former ruling family known for its stunning architecture. It also houses Museums, Courtyards, and Gardens. Jantar Mantar Observatory. Overnight stay at hotel in Jaipur.(B, D)

Day 07 Jaipur  ->
Breakfast at hotel, Today Celebrate the Diwali, Diwali or Deepawali is the festival of lights. Diwali is celebrated on Amavasya tithi of Kartik Month according to Hindu calendar (October-November month). Diwali is five days festival. According to Hindu Mythology Lord Shri Ram along with Sita and Laxman returned back to Ayodhya (his own capital) from his 14 years long exile and destroying the demon king Ravan. To welcome Lord Ram, Sita and Laxman, people celebrated this day by illuminating Ayodhya - the kingdom of Lord Ram with earthen lamps (diya) and bursting crackers. Morning at leisure. Afternoon visit the Jaipur Market - Jaipur is decorated with colorful lights and the markets are worth a visit. The festive season remains for few days and the decorations are maintained for couple of days more. Many sweets are prepared and almost all major buildings are beautifully adorned with colorful lights. In the Night Celebrate the Diwali .Overnight stay at hotel in Jaipur  (B, D)

Day 08  Jaipur – Delhi - Haridwar - Rishikesh (By surface 265 kms, 06 hrs drive approx) Train – DDN Jan Shatbdi Dep. Delhi: 15:25 / Arr. Haridwar 19:30 (30 kms 01 hrs drive approx)->
Breakfast at hotel, Morning check out and drive to Delhi railway station to connect the train to Haridwar On arrival at Haridwar drive to Rishikesh On arrival at Rishikesh check in to hotel. Overnight stay at hotel in Rishikesh. (B, D)

Day 09 Rishikesh  ->
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning proceed for the sightseeing of Rishikesh - also known as the 'place of sages', at the confluence of the Chandrabhaga and Ganga. It is believed that God by the name of 'Hrishikesh' had appeared as an answer to the hard penances by Rabhiya Rishi and henceforth the place derived its name. It is the starting point for the Char dham pilgrims but also for the people who are interested in meditation, yoga and other aspects of Hinduism. In Rishikesh visit Laxman Jhula- a hanging bridge on the river Ganga is one of the most famous spot in Rishikesh. According to Indian mythology, Lakshman, the younger brother of Lord Rama crossed the Ganga with the help of hanging bridge made of Jute. The bridge offers a scenic view of the river Ganga as it tumbles down to Haridwar. Ashrams Also visit Bharat Mandir - the oldest temple in Rishikesh, near the Triveni Ghat. This temple is dedicated to Bharat, the younger brother of Lord Ram. Evening aarti: In the evening attend the aarti ceremony - simply heart stirring. Vedic chants, to the accompaniment of drums and bells, can be heard all around and a spiritual aura surrounds the whole place. Tiny oil lamps on bedecked leaf boats floating on the Ganges add much charm to the whole atmosphere. Overnight stay at hotel in Rishikesh.   (B, D)

Day 10 Rishikesh – Haridwar- Delhi ->
Breakfast at hotel. Morning check out and drive to Haridwar. On arrival at Haridwar proceed to visit various temples including Pareshwar Mahadev Temple, Daksha Mahadev Temple and Mansa Devi Temple, Har-ki-Pauri (the footstep of God)- one of the most sacred ghats in India. People say that this ghat was built by Vikramaditya in memory of his brother Bhartrihari. This ghat is also known as Brahmakund. Early evening departure transfer to the railway station to connect flight for train to New Delhi. On arrival at Delhi transfer to hotel. Overnight stay at hotel in Delhi. (B, D)

Day 11 Delhi –Varanasi  ->
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning check out and drive to airport to connect morning flight for Varanasi. Varanasi-said to be the India’s 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 river front 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. Arrive Varanasi and transfer to hotel. On arrival at Varanasi met with and check in to hotel. Evening view “Aarti” ceremony on the Ghats. Overnight stay at hotel in Varanasi.  (B, D)

Day 12  Varanasi – Mumbai ->
Breakfast at the hotel. Early Morning boat cruise at the river Ganges to observe the way of life of pilgrims by the Ghats back to hotel for Breakfast . Later excursion to Sarnath, 10kms. East of Varanasi is one of the Buddhism’s major centers of India. After attaining enlightenment, the Buddha came to Sarnath where he gave his first sermon. Visit the deer park and the museum (The Museum at Sarnath is closed on Fridays) and later back to Varanasi airport to connect flight for Mumbai. On arrival at Mumbai transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel in Mumbai. (B, D)

Day 13  Mumbai ->
Breakfast at hotel. Morning check out and departure transfer to the airport to connect flight for Mumbai. On arrival at Mumbai met with and transfer to hotel. Later proceed for the sightseeing of Mumbai - visit places such as Gateway of India - Mumbai's most famous landmark, The Gateway of India, is situated at Apollo Bunder. It was designed by George Wikket. It was built to commemorate the visit of King George V and Queen Mary to India in 1911. Through this magnificent monument, numerous viceroys and governors were welcomed to India as they disembarked from their steamers, hence the name. The Prince of Wales Museum - This museum stands not too far from the Gateway of India. It has a priceless collection of art, sculpture, china and other antics. Carefully presereved, this mid-Victorian Gothic style building built in 1904 with beautiful gardens surrounding it, is worth visiting in Mumbai drive past Victoria Terminus, Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Museum Overnight stray at hotel in Mumbai  (B, D)

Day 14 Mumbai / Onwards Destination ->
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning at leisure. Afternoon checkout and proceed for shopping in Mumbai Dinner at local restaurant and later departure transfer to the airport to connect flight for your onward destination (B, D)


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