Temple Tour Four
PLACES TO VISIT-MUMBAI / AURANGABAD / UDAIPUR / JAIPUR / KHAJURAHO / VARANASI / BHUBNESHWAR / KONARK / PURI / CALCUTTA / KATHMANDU / DELHI
Day 01: Mumbai
Day 02: Mumbai
Mumbai Morning depart for an excursion to the Elephanta Caves- 7th century caves temples dedicated to Lord Shiva. Afternoon city tour visiting the Gateway to India, Museum, Hanging Gardens, Jain temples etc. overnight stay.
Day 03: Mumbai/Aurangabad
Morning depart by air for Aurangabad. On arrival transfer to the hotel. Later depart for an excursion to the Ellora caves. Here the temples caves of Hindus, Jains, Buddhists all combine to stand testimony to the religions tolerance of the past. The most magnificent is the Kailash temple hewn out of a single rock. Overnight.
Day 04: Aurangabad
Morning depart for an excursion to the Ajanta Caves. The beautiful sculptures and frescoes dating back to the 2nd century BC are a wonder of ancient era. Return for overnight.
Day 05: Aurangabad/Udaipur
Day 06: Udaipur/Jaipur
Morning depart by air for Jaipur. On arrival transfer to the hotel Afternoon city tour visiting the Palace, Jantar Manta, Hawa Mahal etc. Return to the hotel for overnight.
Day 07: Jaipur/Agra
Morning depart for an excursion to Fort Amber, the old Capital is the finest example of Rajput architecture. Elephant rides will be provided here. Afternoon depart by surface for Agra enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri, the 16th century deserted city of Emperor Akbar. On arrival check into the hotel. Overnight.
Day 08: Agra/Khajuraho
Morning depart for city tour of the would famous Taj Mahal and the Fort. Afternoon depart by air for Khajuraho. On arrival transfer to the hotel. Overnight.
Day 09: Khajuraho/Varanasi
Day 10: Varanasi/Bhubaneswar
Early morning depart for a boatride on the Holy River Ganges to view the sunrise and view the activities of the Hindu devotees gathered on the Riverbank. Later after breakfast visit Sarnath, where Buddha attained Nirvana. Afternoon depart by air for Bhubaneswar. On arrival transfer to the hotel. Overnight.
Day 11: Bhubaneswar/Konark/Puri
Morning depart for full day excursion to Konark the 13th centrury world famous temple. Continue on to Puri visiting the Sri Jaganath temple. Relax on the beach and return on Bhubaneswar for overnight.
Day 12: Bhubaneswar/Calcutta
Morning city tour visit the temples of Lingraj and Rajrani and Mukteswar. Evening flight to Calcutta. On arrival transfer to the hotel for overnight.
Day 13: Calcutta/Kathmandu
Day 14: Kathmandu
Morning depart for city sightseeing visiting the temple at Swayambhunath. Afternoon visit Patan, the city of beauty. Overnight.
Day 15: Kathmandu
Excursion to Pashupathinath and Bodhnath, Afternoon visit Bhadgoan, the home of medieval art and architecture. Overnight.
Day 16: Kathmandu
Day at leisure for optionals a ) Mountain flight over the Himalayas b) Dhulikhel. Overnight.
Day 17: Kathmandu/Delhi
Day 18: Delhi
Assistance and transfer to the airport for departure for onward journery