This journey travels through an area which has been the backdrop to many significant events, including the Indian mutiny in Lucknow, Buddha's first sermon near Varanasi and the Mughal domination of the country. The erotic Chandela temples at Khajuraho are also the gateway to the wildlife reserves of central India, with Panna National Park and its indigenous tiger population.
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Overnight flight to Delhi. (N)
Morning arrival and transfer to the LaLiT for a stay
of 2 nights. (N)
Full-day tour of Old and New Delhi. (B)
Morning train to Lucknow. Arrive and transfer to
the Vivanta by Taj – Gomti Nagar for a stay of 2
Morning at leisure. Afternoon walking tour of the
colonial highlights of Lucknow. (B)
Train to Varanasi. Stay for 2 nights at Suryauday
Haveli. Evening visit to the ghats for the Aarti
Take an early morning boat ride along the ghats.
Later, visit Sarnath. (B)
Fly to Khajuraho. Afternoon visit to the Chandela
temples, noted for their masterful carvings and
erotic imagery. Stay 2 nights at the LaLiT Temple
Day excursion to Panna National Park. (B, L)
Travel by road and rail to Agra for 2 nights at the
Courtyard by Marriott. En route, stop at Orchha
to explore the spectacular fort palace, which
includes the Jahangir Mahal and the impresssive
religious murals of the Raj Mahal. (B)
Visit three of India’s most iconic buildings: the
tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah, Agra Fort and the
marble magnificence of the Taj Mahal. (B)
Drive to Delhi and stay overnight at the Trident
Transfer to the airport for your flight home. (N)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.
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XLA2018: 11 Nights
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