Indian Panorama

15 Nights / 16 Days

Overview

Indian Panorama tour covers the Sacred , Religious and Historic Sites of North India. Tour Starts with visiting the Iconic Iskcon Temple in Delhi dedicated to Lord Krishna and attending the Yoga session at the lush greenery of Lodi Garden. Fly to the Gangetic Plains to the sacred city of Varanasi. Take Boat ride on the Holy River Ganges and experience the spiritual nourishment. Wonder at the Sculptures and Architectural beauty of Khajuraho. Visit the Iconic Taj Mahal standing majestically on the banks of River Yamuna and our Incursion into wildlife takes us to Ranthambore where we search for the tiger and move forward to the Princely state of Jaipur. Fondly known as the “City of Lakes”, Udaipur, the erstwhile capital of the Kingdom of Mewar is or next stop and finally a flight will take us to the financial Capital Mumbaian example of modern architecture that lifts you up over Marine Drive to enjoy magnificent views of the ocean and ‘Queen’s Necklace’ lights along the shoreline.

Highlights

  • The ISKCON Temple
  • Sunrise Yoga Session for 1 Hour
  • Boat Ride on River Ganges with Aarti Ceremony
  • Sarnath Excursion
  • Varanasi Weaver’s Colony
  • Temples of Khajuraho
  • Sunrise Visit of Taj Mahal
  • Heritage Cultural walk tour
  • Game Rides at Ranthambore National Park
  • Eleday Elephant Camp Activities
  • Dinner with Dances at Chokhi Dhani
  • Boat Ride on Lake Pichola
  • Dharohardance show
  • Guided tour of Mumbai

New Delhi

Varanasi

Khajuraho

Agra

Ranthambore

Jaipur

Udaipur

Mumbai

Tour Route

2 Nights

Delhi

2 Nights

2 Nights

Varanasi

2 Nights

1 Night

Khajuraho

1 Night

2 Nights

Agra

2 Nights

2 Nights

Ranthambore

2 Nights

2 Nights

Jaipur

2 Nights

2 Nights

Udaipur

2 Nights

2 Nights

Mumbai

2 Nights

Detailed Itinerary

  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Day 5
  • Day 6
  • Day 7
  • Day 8
  • Day 9
  • Day 10
  • Day 11
  • Day 12
  • Day 13
  • Day 14
  • Day 15
  • Day 16

Arrive Delhi

Today you are met at the Indira Gandhi International Airport Terminal 3 by our guest relation executive with your name placard who would assist you to the Car and then transfer you to your pre booked Hotel

The capital of India, Delhi has been continuously inhabited since the 6th century BCE and has served as a capital of various kingdoms and empires throughout its history.Delhi is a city with a historic old Delhi and the modern New Delhi. From historical monuments to crowded shopping malls, from an extensive network of the modern metro system to TukTuk Rides, Dilli has multiple personalities and is considered to be the city with a heart.

Evening Visit the ISKCON Temple
ISKCON stands for the International Society for Krishna Consciousness and has over 650 Temples and centers of Vedic Value Education across 6 continents of the world. Housing the World’s Largest Bhagavad Gita -Astounding Gita, it stands 2.80 X 2.00 meters tall, weighing 800 Kgs at ISKCON’s Glory of India Museum and Vedic Cultural Center and was inaugurated by the Honourable Prime Minister of India.

Overnight stay at the Hotel in Delhi

Delhi

Morning do Sunrise Yoga Session for 1 Hour in Lodhi Gardens
This yoga and meditation experience at Lodi Gardens offers travelers the perfect way to unwind, reflect and just breathe. Then sit among the quiet grounds and lush greenery of Lodi Garden, where you'll meditate under the guidance of an expert teacher and develop an inner state of calm to carry with you through the chaotic city.

Later Proceed on a Private Guided full day city tour of New and Old Delhi visiting Qutab Minar - which is the tallest brick minaret in the world, Humayun's Tomb - This tomb, built in 1570, is of particular cultural significance as it was the first garden-tomb on the Indian subcontinent, India Gate – a war memorial which was built to salute the brave Indian soldiers of the British Army who lost their lives in World War 1, Rastrapati Bhawan or the President’s House and the Parliament Street where you can see various government buildings, Raj Ghat the cremation place of the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi, the Red Fort, a perfect example of Mughal architecture built by Emperor Shah Jahan between 1639 and 1648, Jama Masjid one of the largest mosques in India. It was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan between 1650 and 1656 at a cost of one million rupees, and was inaugurated by Imam Syed Abdul Ghafoor Shah Bukhari from Bukhara, present-day Uzbekistan and cycle rickshaw ride into the narrow streets of Chandni Chowk, one of the oldest market of Asia full of spices, dried fruit, silver jewellery and vivid saris, while the narrow side streets are crowded with tiny shops selling essential oils, stationery and traditional Indian sweets

After the city tour you return back to the hotel and relax.

Overnight Stay at the Hotel in Delhi

Delhi – Varanasi (By Flight)

Breakfast at the Hotel and Checkout

Our guest relation executive will assist and transfer you to Delhi Airport to board Flight for Varanasi, traditionally known as Banaras (Benares) in India, is a popular holy city of the India located in the central region of the Ganges Valley in North India. This city is not just the oldest in India but happens to be the oldest colonized cities universally. Banaras has religious as well as literal significance.

Upon arrival in Varanasi Airportyou are met by our Executive and he will transfer you to your pre booked Hotel.

Later proceed with your English Speaking Guide for city tour of Varanasi visiting Bharat Mata Temple - This temple is not dedicated to any deity but to the human manifestation of India popularly called Mother India or Bharat Mata in Hindi. And this temple even not houses the statue or bust of Bharat Mata; instead it has a very big relief map of India carved out of marble. The temple was inaugurated by Mahatma Gandhi. The map is said to be in scale both longitude as well as latitude wise, Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple a major sacred attraction, dedicated to Lord Shiva, the presiding deity of the city. The temple houses a Shivalinga, which is said to be one amongst the twelve Jyotirlinga, the fiery pillar of light, by which Lord Shiva beckoned his divine supremacy, broke through the earth’s crust and gleamed towards the heaven, The Sankat Mochan Temple is one of the oldest temples in the city dedicated to Lord Hanuman. It is situated on the banks of Pauranic River Assi. Goswamiji has specifically named the deity "SankatMochan" which means reliever from troubles and Benares Hindu University is the largest residential university in Asia.

In the evening Boat Ride on the Ghats of River Ganges to witness the Aarti Ceremony
The Ganga Aarti at Varanasi is an uplifting spiritual ritual. While facing river Ganga, the Hindu priests use lamps which are circled around in a clockwise manner, accompanied by chants or songs in praise of Mother Ganga. It is believed that after the ritual is complete, the Goddess showers her blessing onto each individual present there.

Overnight Stay at the Hotel in Varanasi

Varanasi

Early this morning get ready for a dawn boat ride on the River Ganges. The Ganges is the most sacred river in India. Hindus believe that after taking a bath in the River Ganges their sins get washed away. The Cremations of the dead bodies also takes place here on the banks of the river. After the boat ride walk through the fascinating narrow twisting lanes of the city to watch the performance of various Hindu rituals by the pilgrims.
After the boat trip on the Ganges we return back to the hotel.

Breakfast in the Hotel

After breakfast proceed to the village of Sarnath on the outskirts of town. It was in this Deer Park that the Lord Buddha gave his first sermon. Visit the Park and Museum. Sarnath was made centre of Buddhist worship by the emperor Ashoka in the 3rd century BC. We will visit the Main Shrine and Ashoka’s Pillar. In the Archaeological Museum we will see the beautifully carved capital from the pillar along with many other priceless Buddhist artifacts.

Afternoon proceed with your English Speaking guide through the narrow alleys of Varanasi weaver’s , where you can see the various stages of weaving and embroidery. Witness and photograph the process & making of textile, embroidery and general talk with the weavers

Overnight Stay at the Hotel in Varanasi

Varanasi – Khajuraho (By Flight)

Breakfast in the Hotel and Check Out

Our guest relation executive will assist and transfer you to Varanasi Airport to board flight for Khajuraho. Upon arrival in Khajuraho Airport you are met and transferred to your pre booked Hotel

Khajuraho is famous for its ancient temples that depict some of the finest art in the world. The Khajuraho temples were built between 950-1050 AD by the Chandela Dynasty, these temples depict various forms like meditation, spiritual teachings, kinship, wrestling, royalty and most significantly, erotic art. The temples consist of stunning displays of fine sculptures and exceptional architectural skill, making them one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India

Afternoon proceed with your guide for city tour of the spectacular ninth to thirteenth century Temples of Khajuraho. Kandariya Mahadev Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva is the largest, tallest and the most ornate temple of the surviving temples at Khajuraho, Lakshmana temple, dedicated to Lord Vishnu. It houses a sacred image of Vaikuntha-Vishnu brought from Tibet. Though the temple is one of the oldest in the Khajuraho fields, it is also one of the most exquistely decorated, covered almost completely with images of over 600 Gods in the Hindu Pantheon, Devi Mandap and Devi Jagadambi Temple – are smaller than the other temples .

Overnight stay at the Hotel in Khajuraho

Khajuraho – Jhansi (By Private Vehicle 195 Kms 4 ½ Hr Drive) and Jhansi – Agra (By Train NDLS Shatabdi Departure at 1840 Hrs Arrival at 2110 hrs)

Breakfast in the Hotel and Check Out

Later you will be transferred to the Jhansi Railway Station to board train NDLS Shatabdi Express at 1840 Hrs for Agra, The capital of the Mughal Empire in the 16th and 17th centuries, Agra is home to three UNESCO world heritage sites: the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and the ancient city of Fatehpur Sikri; all of which are legacies from Mughal times. Upon arrival in Agra Railway Station at 2110 Hrs you are met by our Driver and transferred to your pre booked Hotel

Overnight stay at the Hotel in Agra

Agra

Very early morning visit the Famous Taj Mahal at Sunrise a fine example of the Mughal Architectural Styles is one of the seven Wonders of the Modern World. Built in 1652 by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. Taj Mahal was built in white marble which took 22 Years to build by 20,000 skilled artisans. The Building’s stupendous scale, flawless symmetry, translucent white marble and shimmering reflection in the water channel are truly breathtaking

After viewing Taj Mahal we return to hotel for breakfast

After breakfast proceed on a Private Guided city tour of visiting Agra Fort - built near the gardens of the Taj Mahal stands the important 16th-century Mughal monument. Agra Fort was also the headquarters for the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, Itmad-Ud-Daulah a beautiful tomb built of red sandstone in the memory of architect of the Taj Mahal

Late afternoon do Heritage Cultural walk tour of Agra - Get to know Agra the local way, by exploring the city’s hidden lane-ways, bustling spice market, and religious mosques and temples, all with your feet to guide you. Sample treats at a 200-year-old sweets shop, hop on a cycle rickshaw, and learn why Hindu families dress their idols. Hear the legends that have been passed down through generations and learn how modern-day India is reshaping itself. Tatse some Indian snacks during the tour Agra Walks treasure chest with Indian Spices and Recipes to experiment cooking some Indian food back home.

Overnight stay at the Hotel in Agra

Agra – Ranthambore (By Private Vehicle 250 Kms, 5 Hrs Drive) Via FatehpurSikri

Breakfast in the Hotel and Check Out

Later depart by Private Vehicle for Ranthambore, Located at the junction of the Aravalli and Vindhya hill range, this is one of the finest places to view animals, especially as they are used to being stared at here. The park covers an area of Approximately 400 sq Km.

Enroute visit to the Fatehpur Sikri which is a world heritage site and was built by Akbar. It boasts of several palaces, Masjid’s and large halls which denote typical Mughal architecture.
Upon arrival in Ranthambore check in at your pre booked Hotel

Overnight stay at the Hotel in Ranthambore

Ranthambore

Morning and Afternoon spent visiting the Park to spot wildlife by Shared Jeep and naturalist.

Jeep Safari is the best way to observe wildlife within Ranthambore National Park. Jeeps with groups of tourists, accompanied by a trained guide are allowed into the park at fixed times during the morning and evening. The open grasslands, forested areas and ruins of monuments within Ranthambore National park provide many opportunities for wildlife viewing while on a jeep safari of National Park Ranthambore. Tigers can be seen hunting deer, their primary prey, on the open grassy regions. A glimpse of a magnificent Royal Bengal Tiger is a sight that cannot be forgotten.

Overnight stay at the Hotel in Ranthambore

Ranthambore – Jaipur (By Private Vehicle 180 Kms, 4 Hrs Drive)

Breakfast in the Hotel and Check Out

Later depart by Private Vehicle for Jaipur. The famous walled capital city of Rajasthan. Jaipur has been fondly known as the “Pink City” since it was painted pink in 1876 as a sign of the people's hospitality towards the visiting Queen Victoria of England and the Prince of Wales.

Upon arrival in Jaipur check in at your pre booked Hotel

Late afternoon proceed for Eleday Elephant Camp Activities:
It Includes- Traditional way to get on elephant and get down, Painting on the elephant , Bathing the elephant, Bare back Elephant ride at Eleday park and in village and Feeding to the elephant.

For people who do not prefer to visit the Elephant Camp can opt to go to visit the Albert Hall with a Tonga Ride ( A Horse Drawn Carriage ) or may take a cooking class with a local family.

Overnight stay at the Hotel in Jaipur

Jaipur

Breakfast in the Hotel

Morning Breakfast in the Hotel

Later proceed for a Private guided city tour of Jaipur visiting Amber Fort in the Aravali Hills, which is a super example of Rajput (medieval Hindu) style Architecture. Visit the Sheesh Mahal or the Hall of Victory glittering with mirrors in the Fort. We take the Jeep or the Elephant to reach the entrance to the Amber Fort. Your Guide will then continue the tour of Jaipur with the visit to the Jal Mahal a palace in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake in Jaipur city and from here you will proceed to visit the City Palace and Observatory. The City Palace in the heart of the old city is a blend of Rajasthan and Mughal architecture, the complex has a variety of courtyards, gardens and buildings. The Palace of Winds – Also known as Hawa Mahal, a five-storied structure of pink sandstone has semi-octagonal and delicately honeycombed windows overlooking the main Street of the old city. It was originally built to enable the ladies of the Royal household to watch everyday life

After the tour return back to your Hotel to rest before you are pick up for the Dinner with Dances at ChokhiDhani. ChokhiDhani has been the mirror of Rajasthan culture for the last 15 years. ChokhiDhani started as part of ambiance for a restaurant has over the years, evolved as a tasteful and authentic symbol of ethnic village life of this most colorful state in the country. So much so that the name of ChokhiDhani has become synonymous with Rajasthani culture throughout the country. Created a home with the backdrop of a Rajasthani village. The display of traditional huts and workmanship will take back to the times when splendor was unpretentious.

Overnight stay at the Hotel in Jaipur

Jaipur – Udaipur (By Private Vehicle 395 Kms, 7 Hrs Drive)

Breakfast in the Hotel and Check Out

Later depart by Private Vehicle for Udaipur, a beautiful city in Rajasthan famous for its lakes and palaces which was considered as a symbol of Royalty for the past centuries. The city is built on three interconnected lakes the Fateh Sagar Lake, the Pichola Lake and the Swaroop Sagar Lake.

Evening take a boat trip on Lake Pichola in a common boat

Overnight stay at the Hotel in Udaipur

Udaipur

Breakfast in the Hotel

This morning with your guide for visit the towering City Palace the largest in Rajasthan, and the Saheliynki Bari (Garden of the Maidens) which was laid for a group of forty-eight young women attendants who accompanied a princess to Udaipur as part of her dowry. From here we visit the superb Jagdish Temple noted for its elephant - carvings. This temple is dedicated to Lord Jagannath and is at a great height which can be approached by a long flight of stairs. We later continue our tour and visit to Nagada&Eklingi

Evening experience wonderful Dharohardance show at Bagore Ki Haveli
This hour long show takes place in the courtyard called as the Neem Chowk. The beautifully lit up balconies of the Neem chowk add charm to the Haveli setting up a stage for the traditional Rajasthani folk dance and music.The Dharohar Dance Show is very well organized starting with a brief introduction given by a Rajasthani woman dressed in a traditional Rajasthani attire. The performances are preceded by the beating of a drum, blowing of a conch shell and a religious song.The show consists of well choreographed dances ably supported by the musicians playing tabla and harmonium. The women performing the dance wear typical Rajasthani folk costumes with colorful ghagra cholis embodied with glass work and embroidery work.

Overnight stay at the Hotel in Udaipur

Udaipur – Mumbai (By Flight)

Breakfast in the Hotel and Check Out

Our executive will transfer you to Udaipur Airport to board Flight for Mumbai. Upon arrival in Mumbai Airport you are met by our executive and transferred to your pre booked Hotel

Originally a collection of seven islands, the modern city of Mumbai came into being during the mid eighteenth century by reclaiming land from the sea. As well as being the financial and commercial capital of India, Mumbai is also home to the world’s most expensive residential Building

Overnight stay at the Hotel in Mumbai

Mumbai

Early Breakfast in the Hotel

You will be picked up from the hotel by 0800 Hrs by our executive/Guide and taken to the Gateway of India at Mumbai. From here, cruise by boat to reach the Elephanta Caves.On your arrival at the island you will proceed to the Elephanta Caves, which contain a collection of rock art linked to the sect of Shiva. At Elephanta, Indian art found one of its most perfect expressions, particularly in the huge and high reliefs of the main Cave.

Afternoon proceed on a half day guided tour of the city visiting
GATEWAY OF INDIA - Situated on Apollo Bunder, The Gateway of India was built to commemorate the landing of King George V and Mary in December 1911, Erected in 1924; The Gateway was designed by George Wittet in an Indo Saracenic style with influence from Gujarat. It is built from local sandstone, has a central hall with a low dome and two adjoining side halls also with low domes. The Gateway was the former landing place for passengers entering Mumbai.
RAJABAI TOWER, BOMBAY HIGH COURT, MARINE DRIVE - Eulogized by Bollywood, Marine Drive caresses the seashore from Nariman Point to the foot of the Malabar Hill. Passing Chowpatty Beach, Marine Drive is also famous as the Queen's Necklace. One of the busiest roads in Mumbai, it is also one of the breeziest due to its proximity to the sea, CHOWPATTY BEACH, HANGING GARDEN, MANI BHAVAN, CHATRAPATI SHIVAJI TERMINUS, FORT - The Fort area in Mumbai is choc-a-bloc with old Victorian, Gothic buildings. An important financial and commercial center this area is always full of activity. The BSE or the Bombay Stock Exchange on Dalal Street is also located in this area. THE JEHANGIR ART GALLERY, COLABA and DHOBI GHAT- A unique feature of Mumbai, the dhobi is a traditional laundryman, who will collect your dirty linen, wash it, and return it neatly pressed to your doorstep. All for a pittance. The "laundries" are called "Ghats": row upon row of concrete wash pens, each fitted with its own flogging stone. The clothes are soaked in sudsy water, thrashed on the flogging stones, then tossed into huge vats of boiling starch and hung out to dry. Next they are ironed and piled into neat bundles. The most famous of these Dhobi Ghats is at Saat Rasta near Mahalaxmi Station where almost two hundred dhobis and their families work together in what has always been a hereditary occupation

Overnight stay at the Hotel in Mumbai

Leave Mumbai

Breakfast in the Hotel and Checkout

Our guest relation executive will assist and transfer you to Mumbai International Airport to board Flight for Onward Journey

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Pricing*

– £2750 / $3795 per person for a minimum of 2 travellers on a twin or double sharing basis.
– £870 / $1200 for single room supplement.

Price valid till 30th April 2023 & based in Standard Hotels.

Included

  • Accommodation on Twin / Double Sharing basis
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Ranthambore on Full Board Basis
  • Private Transfers
  • City Sightseeing
  • Air Conditioned Private Car with Driver
  • Local English Speaking Guide
  • Entrances to Monuments
  • Two Game Drives by shared jeep in Ranthambore National Park
  • Train Ticket as per program
  • Domestic Flight as per Program
  • GST

Not Included

  • International Flight
  • Insurance
  • Expenses of Personal nature
  • Meals -Lunch and Dinner (except Ranthambore)
  • Camera and Video charges
  • Tips
  • Visa Charges

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  2. Prices valid upto 30th April 2023.
  3. Christmas and New Year supplement applicable extra.
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