Day 1: Arrive Mumbai
Arrival transfer to hotel (check in/out time 12pm). Rest time for personal activites. O/n at hotel.
Day 2: Mumbai
Breakfast at hotel. Morning excursion to Elephant caves (Monday closed). Later city tour visiting CST, Prince of Wales Museum, Mani Bhawan & Dhobhi Ghat. O/n at hotel.
Day 3: Mumbai - Aurangabad (flight)
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to airport to board flight for Aurangabad. Arrival transfer to hotel. Visit Bibi ka Maqbara, Panchakki & Aurangabad Caves. O/n at hotel.
Day 4: Aurangabad
Breakfast at hotel. Excursion to Ajanta which house 30 rock-cut cave from the 2nd century BCE. Buddhist Caves with mesmerizing sculptures and paintings depict Buddhas life as well the lives of the Buddha in his previous births. Drive back to Aurangabad. O/n at hotel.
Day 5: Aurangabad - Hyderabad
Breakfast at hotel. Excursion to visit Ellora Caves, Grishneshwar Temple & Daulatabad Fort. Transfer to airport to board flight for Hyderabad. Arrival transfer to hotel check in at hotel. O/n at hotel.
Day 6: Hyderabad
Breakfast at hotel. Explore 400 year-old metropolitan city teeming with bustling-bazaars & Muslim monuments. Visit Golconda Fort Complex, Qutubshahi Tombs, Charminar, Mecca Mosque, Salarjung Museum & Chowmohalla Palace. O/n at hotel.
Day 7: Hyderabad - Bhubaneshwar (flight) - Puri (75kms)
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to airport to board flight for Bhubaneshwar. On arrival meet your driver & guide and proceed for city tour, visit Parasurameshwar, Mukteshwar, Rajarani & Lingaraj temple. Later drive to Puri enroute visit Khandgiri, Udayagiri Jain caves and Dhauli Rock Edicts. Arrive Puri check in at hotel. O/n at hotel.
Day 8: Puri
Breakfast at hotel. Excursion to visit Chilika Lake the second largest brackish water lagoon in the world after the New Caledonian barrier reef. A pleasant boat ride amidst the colourful migratory birds and the quaint water. Drive back to Puri & visit The Konark Sun Temple, a 13th-century Temple in the form of the chariot heavily decorated with symbolic stone carvings and led by a team of six horses. Also visit Pipili applique work village, Raghurajpur artisan village, Ramchandi temple, Chandrabhaga beach & Lord Jagannath temple. O/n at hotel.
Day 9: Puri – Bhubaneshwar (60kms) / Kolkata (flight)
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to Bhubaneswar airport to board flight for Kolkata. On arrival at Kolkata airport assistance & transfer to hotel. Rest time free to relax and personal activities. O/n at hotel.
Day 10: Kolkata
Breakfast at hotel. Full day city tour of Kolkata visiting Fort William, Victoria Memorial, Netaji Bhawan, Howrah Bridge, Dakshineswar Kali Temple & other landmark monuments of the city. O/n at hotel.
Day 11: Kolkata - Patna - Bodhgaya
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to airport to board flight for Patna. At Patna airport meet your driver and guide and proceed to Bodhgaya via visiting Nalanda a hot seat of knowledge and learning established in the 5th century. And Vishwa Shanti Stupa built of marble on a 400m high hill at Rajgir. Arrive Bodhgaya check in at hotel. O/n at hotel.
Day 12: Bodhgaya
Breakfast at hotel. Visit Mahabodhi Temple an UNESCO World Heritage Site, this 54mts tall temple has been renovated over the years. It enshrines a large golden Buddha, and is encompassed by an ancient railing, dating back to 100 BC. Bodhi Tree: where Buddha is said to have attained enlightenment, and the Vajrasana or throne, where Buddha sat. Tibetan Monastery, housing the Maitreya Buddha (future Buddha). Also see the Burmese Temple, Chinese Temple and Monastery, Buddhist Monastery of Bhutan, Thai Temple and Monastery, and many more. Rest time to relax, evening attend temple aarti.
O/n at hotel.
Day 13: Bodhgaya - Varanasi (250kms)
Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Varanasi check in at hotel. Evening attend Holy Ganga Aarti, a magical ritual held every evening at sunset on the banks of the holy Ganges. O/n at hotel.
Day 14: Varanasi
Breakfast at hotel. Early morning boat ride & Ghat visit. Later visit Banaras Hindu University, Bharat Mata Temple, Tulsi Manas Temple & Sarnath Temple complex including the Great Dhamekh Stupa. If time permit visit Ram Nagar Fort & Museum. O/n at hotel.
Day 15: Varanasi - Ayodhya - Lucknow (340kms)
Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Lucknow, enroute visit Ayodhya, Lord Sri Ram Temple and several other religious and historical places which include Ram Ki paidi, Jain Temple, Birla Temple, Gulab Bari, Kanak Bhawan. On arrival check in & O/n at hotel.
Day 16: Lucknow
Breakfast at hotel. Visit Bara Imambara, British Residency, Chattar Manzil, Jama Masjid & Rumi Darwaza. Drive pass government colonial building which include Vidhan Bhavan, Secretariat & Hazratganj a major shopping area of Lucknow.
O/n at hotel.
Day 17: Lucknow – Khajuraho (310kms)
Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Khajuraho, check in at hotel. Later visit exceptionally well maintained Khajuraho temples built in the short span of 100 years from 950-1050AD by Chandela dynasty.O/n at hotel.
Day 18: Khajuraho - Panna National Park (45kms)
Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Panna National Park check in at hotel. Afternoon gypsy safari in the tiger reserve.
The park is located where the tropical and subtropical forest belts are found. River Ken runs through this relatively dry national park providing water to the wildlife throughout the year. Many rare species and endangered species can be spotted in this park. You can spot the majestic tiger, the ghariyal - a huge reptile found only in the Indian subcontinent, Indian wolf, four-horned antelope, sloth bear pangolin, rusty spotted cat, leopard, carcal and a variety of flora and fauna. There are six species of vulture found in this park. Lunch, dinner & o/n at resort.
Day 19: Panna National Park
Breakfast at hotel. Morning and afternoon game drive jeep safari in Panna National Park. Visit magnificent Pandav Falls inside the park. Lunch, dinner & o/n at resort.
Day 20: Panna National Park – Orchha (200kms)
Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Orchha check in at hotel. Later visit Orchha Fort a wonderful example of a medieval fort palace & few Cenotaphs. O/n at hotel.
Day 21: Orchha - Agra (220kms)
Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Agra enroute visit Gwalior Fort known for its great architecture and rich past. Arrive Agra check in at hotel. O/n at hotel.
Day 22: Agra - Jaipur (245kms)
Breakfast at hotel. Sunrise visit Taj Mahal followed by Agra Fort & Itmad-ud-Daula Tomb. Later drive to Jaipur via visiting Fatehpur Sikri and Abhaneri stepwell. Arrive Jaipur check in at hotel. O/n at hotel.
Day 23: Jaipur
Breakfast at hotel. Visit Amber Fort, Jaigarh Fort, Sisodia Rani Garden, City Palace, Observatory, Hawa Mahal, Birla temple & local market. O/n at hotel.
Day 24: Jaipur - Delhi (265kms)
Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Delhi check in at hotel. As per your interest visit few places with your driver and guide or just relax. O/n at hotel.
Day 25: Delhi
Breakfast at hotel. City tour of Delhi visiting Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk, Raj Gath, Humayun Tomb, Qutab Minar & Lotus Temple. Also drive pass President House, Parliament & India Gate etc.
Later transfer to airport to board flight for onward destination.
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