Delhi- Varanasi- Khajuraho- Orccha- Gwalior- Mumbai
Get complete insights about the rich Indian heritage of the medieval times by embarking on Medieval Heritage of India tour. Tastefully crafted itinerary takes you to destinations like historical Delhi, spiritual Varanasi, UNESCO World Heritage Site of Khajuraho, magnificent Gwalior, princely Orchha and superb Mumbai. During the 9 days and 8 nights, you will be marveling at the grand legacy of the country while enjoying all the comforts and luxuries at your disposal. Know more, as you go through the detailed itinerary below.
Arrival in Delhi
After arriving at the Delhi airport, meet a Luxo India representative who helps you with an assisted transfer to your pre-booked hotel. The rest of the day is free to indulge in the activities of your interest such as exploring the nearby surrounding on-foot, gorging on mouth-watering street food, shopping at the well-known markets, interacting with the locals and more. Stay overnight in Delhi.
Post breakfast on day 2 of the tour, indulge in the a city tour including the tourist attractions of Old and New Delhi. Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Raj Ghat are some of the attractions that you visit today. Do not miss enjoying a rickshaw ride in the bylanes of Chandni Chowk. Overnight stay in Delhi.
Delhi – Varanasi ( By air)
After having breakfast, get an assisted transfer to the airport to board a flight to Varanasi. Once you arrive in Varanasi, get an assisted transfer to your pre-booked hotel. Also known as Benaras or Kashi, Varanasi is many times known as the oldest living city in the world. The evening is fixed for enjoying the mesmerizing evening Aarti at the Ganga ghat. Stay overnight in Varanasi.
On the 4th day of the tour, enjoy an early morning boat ride on the placid waters of the River Ganga. Observe various kinds of activities that are going on around the banks of the river such as people taking a dip in the holy waters of the Ganges. Later, after breakfast, leave for a day’s excursion to Sarnath – famed as the spot (a deer park) where Lord Buddha after gaining enlightenment gave his first sermon. Once at Sarnath, visit the attractions around such as Buddha temples, the Dhamekha stupa, Chaukhandi stupa and the Archaeological museum.
Back to Varanasi in the afternoon for a half-day sightseeing including the Bharat Mata Temple, Dasaswamedh Ghat and Alamgir Mosque or Beni Madhav Ka Darera. Overnight stay.
Varanasi- Khajuraho (By air)
On the 5th day of the tour, have your breakfast and get transferred to the airport to board a flight to Khajuraho. This town houses the Khajuraho group of temples, which are popular all around the world. On arriving, meet a Luxo India representative who helps you with an assisted transfer to your pre-booked hotel. The rest of the day is free. If you want, you can explore the nearby surroundings on-foot. Overnight stay.
Once you have your breakfast on day 6 of the tour, visit the Khajuraho group of temples, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Erected by the rulers of the Chandela dynasty from 950 to 1050 AD, these temples today are 20 in number. Dedicated to Hinduism and Jainism, these temples are a perfect mix of Indo-Aryan architecture and sculpture. These temples, known for glorifying erotica, have walls adorned images of gods, goddesses, real and mythological animals, musicians and warriors. Stay overnight in Khajuraho.
Khajuraho - Orchha– Gwalior
Have a leisurely breakfast in the morning you and hit the road to Gwalior. On the way, halt at Orchha – a princely state of medieval India. Visit the popular attractions here including the Jehangir Mahal, the Chattris, Raj Mahal, Ram Raja temple and lastly Chaturbhuj Temple. Thereafter, continue your drive to Gwalior. On arrival, complete the check-in formalities at your hotel. The evening is free. Overnight stay.
The day is scheduled for exploring the magnificent monuments of Gwalior. The list of attractions that you visit today includes Gwalior Fort, one of the biggest forts of the central region of the country. The huge fort complex houses a number of monuments such as Man Mandir Palace, Suraj Kund, the newly erected Sun temple and Sas Bahu Ka Mandir. The other attractions include the tombs of Tansen and Ghias Mohammed, Jai Vilas Palace Museum, famous as the Jivaji Rao Scindia Museum.
Overnight stay in the hotel.
Gwalior – Mumbai (By flight)
Have your breakfast. A Luxo India representative helps you with an assisted transfer to the airport to board a flight to Mumbai. After arrival in Mumbai, check in to your pre booked hotel. After getting freshened-up, embark on a city tour. The list of the tourist attractions of today includes the Gateway of India along with other popular monuments and buildings.
In the evening, post dinner, get transferred to the international airport to board a flight for your onward journey.