Travel across North India some of the most beautiful cities and Take a voyage through the first planned city of India, a city where not just the monuments, buildings and roads but even the trees and gardens were part of plan. A city so beautiful and mesmerizing that with every visit your inquisitiveness with it will just grow more and more in it.
Chandigarh is a wonderful example of the future of India, a city that holds the honor of being the capital of both Punjab and Haryana. The city is more and more appealing no matter how many times you have visited the place. You will always find something that will touch your heart. The city will always have something to give you. A city which is always open to give and receive.
Varanasi, also Benares, Banaras or Kashi, is a city on the banks of the Ganges in Uttar Pradesh, 320 kilometres southeast of the state capital, Lucknow. It is holiest of the seven sacred cities in Hinduism and Jainism.
Manali at an altitude of 2,050 m in the Beas River Valley is a hill station nestled in the mountains of the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh near the northern end of the Kullu Valley. It is located about 270 km north of the state capital, Shimla.
The name of the city derives from the name of the pool around the Golden Temple (aka Harmandir Sahib) and means "holy pool of nectar". It is the spiritual and cultural center of the Sikh religion, and they are rightfully very proud of the city and their very beautiful and unique Gurdwara (place of worship). The Golden Temple was initiated by Guru Ramdaas Ji, the fourth Sikh Guru, and completed in 1601 by his successor Guru Arjan Dev Ji. It is now a major pilgrimage and tourism center.
Arrive Delhi and transfer to hotel. In the afternoon proceed on a tour of New Delhi visiting the Rashtrapati Bhawan, the one-time imperial residence of the British viceroys; the India Gate, a memorial raised in honour of the Indian soldiers martyred during the Afghan war; the Laxminarayan Temple, built by the Birlas, one of India’s leading industrial families; Qutab Minar, built by Qutub-ud-din Aibek of the Slave Dynasty; and the lotus-shaped Baha’i Temple.
Mornig sightseeing tour of Old Delhi includes the majestic Red Fort, the historical Chandni Chowk, besides Raj Ghat and Shanti Vana.
Intime transfer to Railway Station to board train for Chandigarh. Arrive Chandigarh and transfer to hotel. Later sightseeing tour of Chandigarh including Rock Garden, constructed almost entirely out of city garbage; Rose Garden 30 landscaped acres containing a variety of 1600 roses; Museum & Art Gallery housing a good collection of sculptures and paintings.
Day return excursion to Anandpur, where the tenth Guru, Gobind Singh, instituted the Khalsa in 1699. Keshgarh Sahib is situated at Anandpur is considered to the birth place of the Khalsa Guru Gobind Singh founded the Khalsa order 1699.
Morning to Manali. Arrive Manali and check – in at hotel. Set amidst forests of towering cedars, circled by snowy peaks and the unending roar of the Beas as a constant companion, Manali offers unparalleled opportunities for trekking, nature walks, angling and other winter sports.
Day return excursion to Manikaran, for its sulphur springs and Gurudwara.
Morning to Mandi. Arrive Mandi and check – in at hotel.
Morning drive to Amritsar. Arrive Amritsar and check – in at hotel. Later city tour of Amritsar visiting the famous Golden Temple, a glittering gold and marble temple, which is one of the holiest Sikh shrines. Durgiana Mandir is a temple with a golden dome and silver doors; Jalianwala Bagh has a memorial built in memory of unarmed victims massacred by the British.
Day trip to nearby shrines of Tarn Taran and Goindwal.
Morning transfer to Railway Station to board train for New Delhi. Arrive New Delhi and transfer to airport to board flight for Patna. Arrive Patna and transfer to hotel.
Morning sightseeing tour of Patna including the birthplace of the final Guru, Gobind Singh, Guru Nanak and Guru Tegh Bahadur have visited Patna and thus honored the place.
Intime transfer to airport to board flight for Varanasi. Arrive Varanasi and transfer to hotel. Later visit The Vishwanath Temple, built by the Birlas, was planned by Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya. The Bharat Mata Temple houses, instead of gods and goddesses, a huge relief map in marble of the whole of Indian subcontinent. The Tulsi Manas Temple, built in 1964, is dedicated to Lord Rama.
Enjoy a boat ride on river Ganges. There are about hundred ghats in the city. Intime transfer to airport to board flight for Agra. Arrive Agra and transfer to hotel.
Morning proceed for the city sightseeing tour visiting The Taj Mahal, which is entirely made of white marble and its walls are decorated with exquisite pietra dura (stone inlay) work. Also visit The Agra Fort (also called the Red Fort) makes an interesting sight. The Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daula is located in a walled garden overlooking the Yamuna. Akbar’s tomb at Sikandra, located in a large walled garden on the road to Delhi. Later drive to International airport in Delhi to board flight for onward destination.