GLIMPSES OF INDIA TOUR

The Glimpses of India Tour is in true sense the "Best of India Tour". On this truly India tour, you will discover fascinating monuments like Red Fort- Qutub Minar-Akshardham Temple- Lotus Temple (Delhi); Taj Mahal- Agra Fort- Baby Taj (Agra); Buland Darwaja (Fatehpur Sikri); City Palace- Lake Palace (Udaipur) and Western Group of Temples (Khajuraho). Get submerged into spiritual ambience of Varanasi, world's oldest living city. Explore the passion of "dharma" and its creativity in the cave temples of Ajanta and Ellora. Experience a different India within India in the land of Kerala, known as "God's Own Country". Relish the old world charm in Cochin, beautiful spice plantations in Thekkady, tranquility in Munnar, lush greenery on the banks of Vembanad Lake in Kumarakom, houseboat stay and cruise in the world famous backwaters of Alleppey and ayurvedic rejuvenation massage therapy at Kovalam beaches.


Duration: 21 nights/22 days
Destinations: Delhi -Varanasi-Khajuraho-Agra-Jaipur-Udaipur- Ajanta- Ellora- Cochin-Kumarakom- Alleppey - Kovalam -Delhi

Glimpses Of India Tour Highlights : 

Detail Itinerary :- Fly from your country to New Delhi, you will be greeted & assisted upon arrival. You will be met by our representative, holding a placard with your name on it at the exit. Transfer to hotel, relax, refresh and proceed for Old Delhi sightseeing.

Located on the banks of the River Yamuna, Delhi, the capital of India, is India's political, cultural and commercial center. The history of Delhi dates back to at least the 6th century BCE and hence is endowed with ancient and medieval era monuments of tremendous historical importance.

Overnight stay in Delhi hotel.

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Glimpses Of India Tour Highlights :  Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk, Raj Ghat and Cycle Rickshaw ride in 400 years Chandni Chowk.

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Detail Itinerary :- Have breakfast in the morning in the hotel. The guide will meet you at the hotel and take you for sightseeing of prominent places of Old Delhi which include Red Fort, Chandni Chowk, Jama Masjid and Raj Ghat. In 1647 the Red Fort - Delhi's 7th fort-was built by Shahjahan. The Red Fort is the site from which the Prime Minister of India addresses the nation on Independence Day. The Jama Masjid, the largest mosque of India, built between 1644 and 1658, is one of the last architectural works of the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. The cabinet in the north gate of the Jama Masjid contains a collection of Muhammad's relics - the Koran written on deerskin, a red beard-hair of the prophet, his sandals and his footprints, implanted in a marble block. Chandni Chowk: One of the most prominent wholesale and retail markets of India, Chandni Chowk is more than 300 years old and was established in 1650, when Mughal Emperor Shahjahan shifted his capital from Agra to Delhi, as an accompaniment to the fort. Jahanara, the Emperor's favorite daughter, is credited with designing this market.

Return to hotel for overnight stay.

Glimpses Of India Tour Highlights :  India Gate, Rashtrapati Bhawan, Qutub Minar, Jantar Mantar, Humayun's Tomb, Laxmi Narayan Temple and Sansad Bhavan.

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Detail Itinerary :- Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and leave for full day sightseeing of New Delhi visiting Birla Temple, Parliament House, Presidential House, India Gate, Government buildings & Qutub Minar.

A memorial of 70,000 Indian soldiers got martyred in World War I, India Gate, designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens and completed in 1931, was built of sandstone which houses the Eternal Flame. Rashtrapati Bhawan(President House), erstwhile the Viceregal Lodge, the building is now the Presidential Palace of India. With 340 rooms, it is spread in an area of 130 hectares. Built by Qutub-ud-Din Aibak, Iltutmish and Ferozshah Tughlaq in 13th century, Qutub Minar is the world's tallest brick minaret (72.5 metres). Humayun's Tomb, built by Humayun's widow, Haji Begum, happened to be first mature and distinctly Mughal architectural pieces. Laxmi Narayan Temple the Birla Temple is popularly known enshrines Lord Vishnu - the preserver of the Hindu Trinity. The Temple is one of the major attractions of the capital city - Delhi. Sansad Bhavan (Parliament), a circular building designed by the British architect Herbert Baker in 1912-13, is supported by 257 granite pillars.

Glimpses Of India Tour Highlights :  Ganga Aarti (Ganges Worship Ceremony) in the evening.

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Detail Itinerary :- After a delightful morning breakfast drive for New Delhi airport to board flight for Varanasi. Upon arrival in Varanasi our representative will meet you and give transfer to hotel. Check in at hotel, relax and refresh yourself in the hotel.

Varanasi (Benaras or Kashi), cultural capital of India and a major pilgrimage destination for Hindus since ages, is world's oldest living city. The city of Varanasi is renowned for and centre of Buddhism, Hinduism, spiritualism, mysticism and Indian philosophy. It is also a prominent place for silk weaving and silk sarees.

Late in the evening, move to Dashashwamedh Ghat on the banks of river Ganges where Ganga Arti (Ganges Worship Ceremony) is performed and people throng there in thousands.

Overnight stay in Varanasi hotel.

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Glimpses Of India Tour Highlights :  Sarnath and Temple Tour.

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Detail Itinerary :- This day of your Glimpses of India Tour is special in terms of your experiences of the world's oldest city- Varanasi's day-to-day activity and life-style. The Sarnath Tour will let you know about Budhism and Buddhist monuments. Varanasi city and temple tour which include Kashi Vishwanath Temple, BHU, Annapurna Devi temple, Bharat Mata temple, Durga Kund, Sankat Mochan and Birla Temple will let serenity and calmness settle down in you.

Sarnath holds prominent place in Buddhist sites of religious value. Here in Sarnath, Lord Buddha delivered his first sermon. Sarnath is one of four holy Buddhist sites sanctioned by the Buddha himself for pilgrimage. The other three sites are: Lumbini (birth); Bodh Gaya (enlightenment); and Kushi Nagar (death).

The impressive Dhamekh Stupa (128 feet high and 93 in diameter) dates from around 200 BC. Notable as a rare pre-Ashokan stupa, one can find the foundations remain of the Dharmarajika Stupa. Mulgandhakuti Vihar and Asokan pillar are other noteworthy monuments. The splendid lion capital that topped the pillar is on display at the Sarnath Archeological Museum.

After visiting Sarnath, return to hotel. Relax for some time and in the afternoon, proceed for visiting the temples of Varanasi.

The temples of Varanasi are as old as the city itself. The temples, countless in number, are the most visited ones. Many temples are built on the banks of river Ganga hence impart great religious value to already revered and holy river.

Return to hotel in the evening for overnight stay in Varanasi.

Glimpses Of India Tour Highlights :  Ghats Tour on boat and Sound & Light Show.

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Detail Itinerary :- Normally a tourist wakes up at the time of dawn to embark on a long journey or to board a flight or train but this day in Varanasi is special, as it lets you explore the daily routine of the people of cultural Varanasi. Just at the time of dawn, you will be taken to Ghats to have a boat-ride in river Ganges along the Ghats of Varanasi so that you will be able to see various rituals associated with the river Ganges. This excursion to ghats will reveal you importance of the Ganges and ghats- typical embankments which are in fact long flights of wide stone steps leading down to the Ganges. The ghats excursion during Glimpses of India Tour offers a splendid view of day-to-day life of the people of Varanasi- from ablution to work-out.

Thereafter, return to hotel, relax, refresh and move for Varanasi airport to board flight for Khajuraho. Upon Khajuraho arrival, our representative will meet you and give transfer to hotel. Check in at the hotel, refresh yourself.

Spend the day in leisure and in the evening move for witnessing the Sound & Light show.

Return to hotel for night stay in Khajuraho.

Glimpses Of India Tour Highlights :  Western Group of Temples and Eastern Group of Temples

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Detail Itinerary :- After breakfast, you will be taken for sightseeing of the world famous temples of Khajuraho which are broadly categorized into three groups- Western Group of Temples, Eastern Group of Temples and Southern Group of Temples. Out of these three groups of temples, Western Group of Temples has survived prominently the ravages of time and is best representative of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore the erotic statues carved out of stones. These erotic postures are influenced with Kamsutra, written by Vatsyayan. Constructed in "Nagara style" and built by Chandela kings during 9th -12th centuries, Khajuraho temples are epitome of passion, eroticism, dance, music and finesse of creative arts.

Late in the afternoon, return to hotel for overnight stay.

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Glimpses Of India Tour Highlights :  Orchha Fort-Palace-Temples Complex & Jehangir Palace.

Detail Itinerary :- After early morning breakfast at the hotel and then proceed to Agra via Jhansi in the state of Utter Pradesh India. From Khajuraho transfer by car for Jhansi Railway station. En route visit the Orchha monuments and have lunch in a restaurant on the bank of river Betwa. Transfer to Jhansi Railway station to board the train for Agra. Once glorious capital of Bundela dynasty, Orchha was established in 16th century by Bundela king Rudra Pratap Singh. The Orchha Fort, an invincible fortress, is a gargantuan complex with many architectural wonders like Raja Ram Mandir, Laxmi Narayan Mandir, Jehangir Palace, Raj Palace and Rani Praveen Palace.

After sightseeing of Orchha, proceed to Railway station to board a luxury train to arrive at Agra. Late in the evening, arrive in Agra and check in at Agra hotel for overnight stay.


Glimpses Of India Tour Highlights :  Taj Mahal, Akbar's Tomb in Sikandara, Agra Fort, Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daula, Tonga/ Buggy ride and Battery Van ride.

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Detail Itinerary :- Early morning, at the time of sun-rise, visit the world famous Taj Mahal. The Taj Mahal looks most beautiful at the dawn hours. Taj Mahal, built by Shahjahan in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaj Mahal, has been result of 22 years of hard toil of 22000 labourers and 1000 elephants with an expenditure of 32 million rupees (approx US $68000).

Afterwards, come back to hotel. Refresh, relax and have breakfast in the hotel. Again, proceed on to visit other famous monuments of Agra which include Old Fort, Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daula and Akbar's Tomb in Sikandara. Agra, erstwhile capital of Mughal empire, is home to three UNESCO World Heritage sites- the Taj Mahal, the Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri nearby.

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Glimpses Of India Tour Highlights :  Buland Darwaja, Jama Masjid, Jodha Bai Palace, Panch Mahal, Birbal Bhawan, Majar of Salim Chishti (Fatehpur Sikri); Birla Temple and traditional Rajasthani food in five star amusement park-Chokhi Dhani (Jaipur).

Detail Itinerary :- After salubrious breakfast in the hotel, move for Fatehpur Sikri, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which is only 40 kilometre away from Agra, en route Jaipur. This short stop-over at this juncture of your Glimpses of India Tour will help you reveal the majestic aspects of the buildings of the deserted city of Fatehpur Sikri. Visit shrine of Sufi saint Salim Chishti, 15-storeyed gateway known as Buland Darwaja, Jodha Bai Palace, Panch Palace, Birbal Palace and Jama Masjid.

After sightseeing of Fatehpur Sikri, continue your drive to Jaipur- the Pink City. On arrival at Jaipur, check in at the pre-booked hotel, refresh & move on to visit Birla Temple and enjoy the cultural night in Chokhi Dhani, a 5* amusement park which unfolds various aspects of Rajasthani culture in live format. The pious serenity of Birla Temple and festivity in amusement park of Chokhi Dhani will impart exceptionally exotic experiences.

Overnight stay is planned in Jaipur hotel.

Glimpses Of India Tour Highlights :  Amber Fort, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar, Jal Mahal, City Palace, Excursion to Amber Fort on elephant back and local market visit.

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Detail Itinerary :- After breakfast at the hotel, proceed on Jaipur city tour. Take an excursion to Amber Fort. Enjoy Elephant ride ascent to the fort. Also visit Jal Mahal, City Palace, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar and local market. Amber Fort is the prime attraction of Jaipur and Hawa Mahal the hallmark of the Pink City. Jantar Mantar is symbol of the inherent quest in the traditional Indian society for the unknown. The mammoth scale of Amber Fort, beehive like structure of Hawa Mahal, palatial sophistication of City Palace, regal luxury of Jal Mahal, bustling market, abundance of handicrafts etc may mesmerize any visitor on Glimpses of India Tour.

After visiting famous monuments of Jaipur you can explore vibrant and bustling local market known for handicraft products namely carpets, printed clothes and jewelry. Thereafter, having dinner at a restaurant of your choice, proceed to Jaipur railway station to board a luxury train for Udaipur.

Glimpses Of India Tour Highlights :  City Palace, Jag Mandir Palace, Saheliyon Ki Bari and boating at Lake Pichhola.

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Detail Itinerary :- After overnight journey by train, arrive at Udaipur early in the morning. You will be received by our representative who will take you to the hotel and ensure your smooth check in. Udaipur, said to be "the city of lakes" and " Venice of East", has been accredited for being one of the most romantic places all across the world.

Relax and refresh. Have breakfast in the hotel and proceed for a relaxed and leisurely sightseeing of Udaipur which includes the City Palace Complex, the Lake Palace, Saheliyon-k-Bari and other picturesque spots of tourist interests. Udaipur Solar Observatory is considered as the best solar observing site in Asia. In the late afternoon, enjoy boating in Lake Pichola and behold the beauty of the city of palaces,i.e. Udaipur.

Overnight stay in Udaipur hotel.

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Detail Itinerary :- After breakfast in the hotel, proceed to Udaipur airport to board flight for Aurangabad in the state of Maharashtra. Arrive at Aurangabad, transfer to hotel, check in at the hotel, relax and overnight stay in Aurangabad hotel.

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Glimpses Of India Tour Highlights :  Ajanta & Ellora cave temples.

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Detail Itinerary :- After breakfast, proceed to visit world renowned Ajanta & Ellora cave temples.

Ajanta caves cann't be termed as caves rather than temples and chaityas chiseled out of mammoth rocks. These cave chapels and monasteries were refuge of Buddhist monks during the monsoon. These caves have been declared UNESCO World Heritage Site. These caves were carved out from 2nd century BC to 6th century AD. Ajanta is about 105 kms north of Aurangabad.

Ellora caves are situated about 48 kms away from Aurangabad and extend along the face of the hill for nearly a mile and a quarter. They are divided into three distinct parts - Buddhist, Brahmanica and Jain- which are almost arranged in a chronological order. There are in all 34 chaityas and viharas from between 4th and 9th centuries. The most splendid place is the Kailash, which is a Dravidian temple and the rock here is cut both internally and externally.

Late afternoon, return to hotel for overnight stay.

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Detail Itinerary :- After breakfast in the hotel, move for Udaipur airport to board flight for Cochin. Arrive at Cochin. Our representative will receive and give you transfer into the hotel. Relax and move for market place which is known worldwide for spices since centuries.

Return to hotel for overnight stay.

Glimpses Of India Tour Highlights :  St. Francis Church, Kochi Fort, Santa Cruz Cathedral, Jewish Synagogue, Dutch Palace and Chinese Fishing Nets.

Detail Itinerary :- Have breakfast at the hotel and leave for full day sightseeing which includes St. Francis Church, Kochi Fort, Santa Cruz Cathedral, Jewish Synagogue, Dutch Palace etc.

Cochin, the finest harbour on the Arabian Sea coast and a major naval base, is known as the "Queen of the Arabian Sea". Ernakulam is Kochi's modern counterpart on the Kerala mainland. Being the centre and hub of commercial activities in Kerala, Cochin can be termed as commercial capital of Kerala. Kochi is the base for tourists to see places in the interior of Kerala. Centuries old Chinese connection can also be observed in the form of huge cantilevered "cheenavals- Chinese fishing nets", hung from bamboo and teakwood poles at Vasco de Gama Square.

Return to hotel for overnight stay.

Glimpses Of India Tour Highlights :  Leisure at the bank of Vembanad lake, Bird Sanctuary.

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Detail Itinerary :- After early morning breakfast at the hotel, proceed to Kumarakom. On arrival at Kumarakom, check in at the designated hotel, refresh & enjoy the local atmosphere and return to hotel for overnight stay.

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Glimpses Of India Tour Highlights :  Cruising a houseboat in backwaters of Kerala.

Detail Itinerary :- After early morning breakfast, proceed to Alleppey. Arrive at Alleppey, board a house boat before lunch. Have lunch on board the houseboat. Enjoy the lush greenery of Kerala and exceptionally beautiful backwaters. Start cruising in the backwater of Kerala. Have dinner in the houseboat. Enjoy overnight stay in the houseboat.

Glimpses Of India Tour Highlights :  Leisure at beach, Ayurvedic rejuvenation Therapy.

Detail Itinerary :- After early morning breakfast at the hotel, proceed to Kovalam. On arrival in Kovalam, check in at the designated hotel, refresh & proceed for the refreshing beaches of Kovalam to rejuvenate yourself.

Kovalam Beach is 14 kms from Tiruvananthapuram. The major attraction of the town is the Kovalam Beach. The Kovalam beach is one of the finest beach of India and certainly the best beach of Kerala. Kovalam curves a crescent around a sheltered bay and its tall palms afford privacy. There are water sports available here. A visit to the nearby fishing village is also interesting.

Return to hotel for overnight stay.

Glimpses Of India Tour Highlights :  Leisure at beach, Ayurvedic rejuvenation Therapy.

Detail Itinerary :- Have breakfast in the hotel and spend day in leisure at the sea beach. Return to hotel for overnight stay.

Glimpses Of India Tour Highlights :  Leisure at beach, Ayurvedic rejuvenation Therapy.

Detail Itinerary :- After breakfast early in the morning, our representative will meet you and give transfer to Trivendrum airport to board the flight for New Delhi. On arrival you will be met by our representative, holding a placard with your name on it at the exit. Transfer to New Delhi hotel for overnight stay.

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Detail Itinerary :- Have breakfast in the hotel and proceed for New Delhi International airport to board flight for your onward destination.

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