Museum & Architectural Tour to India
Duration of Tour : 18 Nights / 19 Days
Destination Covered : Delhi - Varanasi - Agra - Khajuraho - Orchha - Gwalior - Shivpuri - Ujjain - Mandu - Bhopal- Pachmarhi - Jabalpur - Mumbai
Day 01: Arrive Delhi
Day 02: Delhi
Get a warm welcome after your arrival at IGI airport by Erco Travels representative. Enjoying his friendly accompany you will reach hotel. Get into your room and spend the rest of the day enjoying hotel service.
Take breakfast and get ready to take a city tour. Here, you can see some beautiful architectural buildings of Mughal's and British's style. Visit, India Gate; situated in the heart of the city. After that, in the central Delhi region you can also watch some government buildings like Parliament house and President House. At noon, you can visit the magnificent Red Fort and Qutub Minar which were built during Mughal's reign. Overnight: Hotel
Day 03: Delhi - Varanasi
Early morning, you will be transferred to the nearest airport to fly for the holy city Varanasi. The city is located on the bank of the most sacred River Ganges. On arrival check-in at hotel and start your city sightseeing. Visit Kashi Vishwanath temple which is the greatest manifestation of Lord Shiva. After that, approach to the its most famous Ghats like Hanuman Ghat, Kedar Ghat, Man Mandir Ghat, etc. to take a religious dip in the holy water. It is said that a dip in this water can remove all sins from one's life. Overnight: Hotel
Day 04: Varanasi - Agra
Take a boat ride, early in the morning in this holy river to watch Aarti ritual in its famous Ghats. After that you will proceed for the airport with our tour guide to leave for Agra. As you reach the city, you will be transferred to hotel to take some rest. Move out from the hotel to see the world famous white marbled monument Taj Mahal; situated on the bank of Yamuna River. Overnight: Hotel
Day 05: Agra - Khajuraho
Early morning, you will be transferred to airport from where you will catch flight to Khajuraho. On arrival check-in at hotel and at afternoon, take a city tour. The world famous Khajuraho Group of temples has been listed in World Heritage Sites due to its architectural marvels. Its sensual architecture one can easily watch on the periphery of its numerous temples. Overnight: at hotel
Day 06: Khajuraho - Orchha - Gwalior
Today, you will visit one of the famous historical places if interest, Orchha. The city is dotted with several historical Mahals which was built during the reign of Bundela Kings. Visit Jahangir Mahal; known for its intricately carved chhatris and trelliswork. After that you can visit raj Mahal which is known for its exclusive interior decorations. Later drive to Gwalior and check-in at hotel. Overnight: Hotel
Day 07: Gwalior - Shivpuri
Wake up early, take breakfast and proceed for the visit to the Gwalior Fort, especially known for the Man Mandir Palace, Suraj Kund and Sas Bahu Ka Mandir. The Jivaji Rao Scindia Museum located inside the Gwalior Fort is a must visit. Enjoy a drive to Shivpuri. On arrival, check-in at the hotel and overnight stay.
Day 08: Shivpuri
The day begins with breakfast at leisure and with a trip to the cenotaphs of Shivpuri. You will visit the Bhadaiya Kund and the Madhav National Park later in the day. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 09: Shivpuri - Ujjain
As sun rises, you will move to visit one of the famous cenotaphs of Shivpuri, Chhatri; constructed by Scindia rulers. In the marble chhatri, one can see the wonderful fusion of Hindu-Islamic architecture along with Mughal and Rajput styled pavilion. After that you will move to Ujjain and check-in at hotel. Overnight: Hotel
Day 10: Ujjain
Ujjain is a sacred place of Madhya Pradesh; specially known for Mahakaleshwar temple; one of the 12 jyotirlingas devicated to Lord Shiva. Bharatrihari Caves, one other attraction of the city; situated on the bank of Shipra River. Later, you can visit the 9th century's Chaubis Khamba temple. Overnight: Hotel
Day 11: Ujjain - Mandu
Take breakfast and after that you will visit Bade Ganesh Ji Ka temple. In the middle of the temple you can witness an idol of the Pancha- Mukhi Hanuman. An idol of this size and beauty is rarely to be found. Visit Kaliadeh Palace, the natural beauty and the architecture of the palace will surely conjure fascinate the heart and soul of its visitors. After lunch, you will leave for Mandu by road. Get your hotel and rest for the day. Overnight: Hotel
Day 12: Mandu
Mandu has a great historical significance. Ancient architectural marvel are the main attractions of the city. You can also expect to watch Afghan architecture at this place. Here, you will visit Jahan Mahal; the structure of the Mahal resembles with a ship so the Mahal is also known as Ship Mahal. Visit Hindola Mahal to watch the beautiful and intricate curving of this ancient Mahal. In the evening you will move for shopping to collect some memories of with you. Overnight: Hotel
Day 13: Mandu - Bhopal
Enjoy your breakfast at hotel and leave for Bhopal by road. After arrival at Bhopal you will visit Lower Lake to which is situated amidst the majestic hills; pedal boat riding and motor boat riding are widely practiced in this lake. Check-in at hotel and spend the night at hotel.
Day 14: Bhopal - Sanchi - Bhopal
Early morning, you will move for Sanchi. At Sanchi you can see numerous Buddhist structures in the form of pillars and stupas. Bhopals Archaeological museum is also located at this place which is housed in a majestic building where you can find a splendid collection of sculptures brought from various cornets of the state. In the evening, come back to hotel and at leisure you are free to do your own work. Overnight: Hotel
Day 15: Bhopal - Pachmarhi
After breakfast you will leave for Panchmarhi. Enroute you will visit Bhimbetka cave paintings. Once you arrive at Panchmarhi you check in at the hotel and spend a relaxed evening and stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 16: Panchmarhi
Early breakfast and visit the tourist spots in Panchmarhi and enjoy the natural beauty of the region with its dense forests, waterfalls and pools. You will also be taken to highest point of the Satpura ranges i.e. Dhupgarh. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 17: Pachmarhi - Jabalpur
Early morning, you will leave for Jabalpur and will check in a beautiful resort of Kanha National Park. This is the largest wildlife sanctuary in Asia, specially known for its Tiger Reserve. Enjoy jeep safari during wildlife excursion which is the major attraction of the forest. Overnight: At resort
Day 18: Jabalpur - Mumbai
Get up early in the morning to watch Rani Durgavati Museum. Here you can see a huge compilation of 10th century's Jaina, Vishnu and Shiva structures. After that, you will reach the nearest railway station to leave for Mumbai. Enjoy our dinner at train and go for sleep.
Day 19: Mumbai
early morning you will reach Mumbai and after having your lunch you will reach the international airport to catch your flight to your country.