Day 01: Arrive Agra (-/-/-)
You will be met on arrival and transferred to your hotel for the night. The rest of the day is free at your leisure.
Day 02: Agra – Jhansi – Khajuraho (B/L/-)
Travel by rail mid morning to Jhansi, where you will be met on arrival and transferred to Khajuraho. Stop on your way at the Orchha Village. This medieval city showcases Mughal architecture, amongst a relaxed landscape, and was once the capital of one of the most powerful kingdoms in central India. Explore the three story Orchha Palace, admiring the stone carvings and stunning murals. Enjoy a delicious local lunch, before continuing to Khajuraho where you will check in to your hotel for the next two nights.
Day 03: Khajuraho (B/-/-)
Enjoy breakfast before embarking on a full day tour of Khajuraho. Start with the Eastern Group of Temples, filled with lavish embellishments and charming sculptures, then continue to the Hindu Western Group of Temples. The Western Group displays fine Chandela art, a granite temple, and many sculptures dedicated to Gods and Goddesses.
Day 04: Khajuraho – Varanasi (B/-/-)
The morning is free for you to explore at your leisure. You will be met later in the day and transferred to the airport for your flight to Varanasi. On arrival you will be met and assisted to your hotel to check in for the next two nights. In the evening you will witness a special Hindu Aarti Ceremony at the Dashashwamedh Ghat on the mystical Ganges River. Priests stand on a special board in the River and pay tribute to it using blazing lamps, and offering flowers, incense, sandalwood, and more. This beautiful sight is one you will remember forever.
Day 05: Varanasi (B/-/-)
Start the day early with a morning boat ride on the Ganges. You will witness some of the many devotees that visit the River each day to pay homage to the Sun God and immerse themselves in the holy water. Return to your hotel for breakfast, then enjoy the rest of the morning at your leisure. In the afternoon you will travel to Sarnath, an important Buddhist site. Here you can explore the massive stupas, viharas, and monasteries, before travelling back to your hotel in Varanasi for the evening.
Day 06: Depart Varanasi (B/-/-)
The day is free at your leisure until it is time to transfer to the airport for your onward flight.
Number of Days 6
Price From $1399
Prices are based on Low Season (01/04/2020 – 30/09/2020). Surcharges apply for other periods.
5 nights good quality (4 star) accommodation with daily breakfast
Activities & Sightseeing as specified
English speaking local guide
1 Rickshaw ride in Varanasi
2 Boat rides in Varanasi (sharing basis)
International Airfares and taxes
India Visa (if applicable)
$ Price (Twin Share)
From $1,399 per person (land only, low season)