From Ganges to Goan Beaches
Goa with Holy Ganges tour is a perfect example of East meets West. Experience the awe-inspiring Ganga Aarti Ceremony where thousands and millions of earthen lamps and marigold petals create a breathtaking setting. Further the erotic temples of Khajuraho, and the exotic Beaches of Goa make this vacation an Ah! experience.
Day 01 Delhi (Arrival)
Arrive Delhi. Arrival transfer to hotel and check-in assistance will be provided. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02 Delhi - Varanasi
After breakfast full day city tour of Delhi covering India Gate (war memorial ), Gandhi Smriti Memorial, Lotus Temple(Bahai Temple), Qutab Minar , drive past President's House, Parliament House & Secretariat Building. Car and driver will be at your disposal until transfer to New Delhi Railway Station to catch Train to Varanasi. Overnight Train. (Breakfast)
Day 03 - Varanasi
Arrive Varanasi in the morning. Arrival transfer to hotel and check-in assistance will be provided. Later on take half day city tour of Varanasi. Varanasi is one of the most important pilgrimage sites. It has been the religious capital of Hinduism since time immemorial. Situated on the banks of the sacred Ganges, Varanasi has been a center of learning and civilization for more than 2,000 years.
In the afternoon an excursion to Sarnath - where Bhuddhism first made its appearance nearly 2500 years ago. It is an important centre of Buddhism. In the evening enjoy boat ride on the holy river Ganges and you will be taken to the Ganga Ghats to watch evening Aarti (Hindu ritual). (Breakfast)
Day 04 Varanasi - Khajuraho
Early in the morning, enjoy a boat ride on the holy river Ganges, which presents an incredible scene as multitudes of devotees come to the river to pay homage to the Sun God. Visit the bathing ghats where thousands of pilgrims immerse themselves in the holy water of the Ganges and the burning ghats where cremations are conducted. Later on come back to the hotel.
After breakfast transfer to airport to catch flight to Khajuraho. On arrival transfer to hotel and check-in assistance will be provided.In the afternoon half day visit the Temple complex of Khajuraho. Also visit the newly constructed hanuman Temple. Overnight at hotel. (Breakfast)
Day 05 - Khajuraho - Orchha - Jhansi - Agra
After breakfast and drive to Jhansi. En-route visit Orchha which is a small village, but has an old world charm and is surrounded by history. On arrival transfer to hotel will be provided. Overnight at hotel. (Breakfast)
Day 06 - Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Bharatpur - Jaipur
Early morning visit the Taj Mahal which is India's most fascinating and beautiful masterpiece. After breakfast visit Agra Red Fort. Later on drive to Jaipur. En-route visit Fatehpur Sikri.
Arrive Jaipur and check-in into hotel. Overnight at hotel. (Breakfast)
Day 07 - Jaipur
After breakfast full day sightseeing of Jaipur covering Amer Fort (including elephant ride), Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), City Palace, Jantar Mantar( the ancient astronomical observatory). In the evening experience a Heritage Walk through the walled city .You can also enjoy a cycle rickshaw ride. Overnight at hotel. (Breakfast)
Day 08 Jaipur - Mumbai - Goa (by air)
After an early breakfast transfer to airport to catch flight to Mumbai and catch connecting flight to Goa. On arrival you will get transfer to Resort. Rest of the day is free to relax at beach side area. Overnight at resort. (Breakfast)
Day 09 & 10 - Goa
After breakfast rest of the day free at leisure. Sunny beaches with golden sands, blue sea, deep green coconut palms, red earth and white houses with tiled roofs, set Goa apart as a paradise for a leisurely beach holiday. For the Goans, life is a celebration- to the melody of guitars and mellow songs. Famous for its cuisine and spirit of joyous fun a holiday in Goa is unforgettable. Overnight at hotel. (Breakfast)
Day 11 Goa - Mumbai
After breakfast transfer to airport to catch flight to Mumbai. On arrival transfer to hotel and check-in assistance will be provided. Overnight at hotel. (Breakfast)
Day 12 Mumbai (Departure)
After breakfast full day city sightseeing of Mumbai, covering The Gateway of India , The Prince of Wales Museum , the Gandhi memorial, Marine Drive and Juhu. In the evening departure transfer to International airport to catch flight back to home. (Breakfast)