Cultural Tour Packages
Day 01: Arrival Delhi
Arrive at Indira Gandhi International airport in Delhi meet Canter Tours
representative & transfer to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 02: Delhi
In the morning after delicious breakfast go for sightseeing tour of Old & New
OLD DELHI - A sightseeing tour of Old Delhi would entail visiting the Raj
Ghat - the memorial site where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated; Jama Masjid -
the largest mosque in India and the Red Fort - once the most opulent fort a
red stone monument built by Shah Jahan.
NEW DELHI - Enjoy sightseeing tour of New Delhi would include a visit to the
Humayun's Tomb, the Qutub Minar, a drive along the ceremonial avenue -
Rajpath, India Gate, Parliament House, the President's Residence also visit
Lotus Temple, Laxmi Narayan Temple which is also known as Birla Mandir. The
evening is free to be spent at your leisure overnight stay in Delhi.
Day 03: Delhi- Mandawa
In the morning after breakfast drive to Mandawa, often called the open
air art gallery of Rajasthan, the region is famous for the high quality
frescoes. Arrive Mandawa & transfer to hotel overnight stay in Mandawa.
Day 04: Mandawa - Jaipur
In the morning after breakfast take a walking tour of the painted 'havelis'
of some of the leading business families of the country. Though they no
longer live here, the local caretakers are happy to show the visitors
around. Chowkhani Haveli, Gulab Rai Ladia Haveli, Lakshminarayan Ladia
Haveli, Mohahanlal Saraf Haveli and Bhagchandika Haveli are of special
interest. Spend the major part of the day looking into frescoes. Later drive
to Jaipur - the fabled “pink city” of the desert named after Jai Singh, the
former Maharaja of Jaipur.
Arrive Jaipur & transfer to hotel overnight stay in Jaipur.
Day 05: Jaipur
After breakfast proceed for excursion to Amber Fort in the outskirts of
Jaipur. Elephant ride ascent to the fort.
AMBER FORT PALACE - Amber is the classic romantic Rajasthani fort palace. It's forbidding exterior belies an inner paradise
where a beautiful fusion of Mughal and Hindu styles finds it's ultimate
Later city sightseeing tour of Jaipur covering
CITY PALACE - A delightful blend of Mughal and traditional Rajasthani
architecture, the City Palace sprawls over one-seventh of the area in the
walled city. It houses the Chandra Mahal, Shri Govind Dev Temple and the
City Palace Museum.
JANTAR MANTAR - This is the largest and the best preserved of the five
observatories built by Jai Singh II in different parts of the country. This
observatory consisting of outsized astronomical instruments is still in use.
HAWA MAHAL - The ornamental facade of this "Palace of Winds" is a prominent
landmark in Jaipur. Visit a rug factory and see the ladies at
the intricate work or a gem factory and see the gem cutting and polishing
process overnight stay in Jaipur.
Day 06: Jaipur - Agra
In the morning after breakfast drive to the City of Taj mahal-Agra enroute visiting Fatehpur
Sikri-a perfectly preserved red sandstone “ghost town”. Arrive Agra &
transfer to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 07: Agra
In the morning after breakfast visit the magnificent Taj Mahal - one of the
seven wonders of the world which is built by Shah Jahan in the memory of his
beautiful wife Mumtaj Mahal. Also visit the Red fort - the rusty and majestic red-sandstone
fort of Agra stands on the banks of the river Yamuna. Evening free to explore
the rich handicrafts of Agra overnight stay in Agra.
Agra - Jhansi ( By train ) Jhansi - Orchha ( By surface )
In the morning transfer to railway station to board the train to Jhansi , Arrive
Jhansi & drive to Orchha & transfer to hotel. Later tour of this historical
site with magnificent temples and monuments. Some of the palaces were
decorated with painted murals which represent the finest flowering of the
Bundela school of painting overnight stay in Orchha.
Day 09: Orchha - Khajuraho ( By surface )
In the morning after breakfast drive to Khajuraho Khajuraho- the legendary temples of
khajuraho are an incomparable experience. Acknowledged as one of the world’s
artistic wonders, these temples dedicated to the Hindu pantheon of Gods are
covered in carvings that are a paean to life and love. Built within a short
span of a hundred years by the Chandela Rajputs, the 10th century temples
lay forgotten until they were discovered in the present century. Khajuraho
has achieved fame for the sensual appeal of its erotic sculptures. Arrive
Khajuraho and transfer to hotel. Evening at leisure and overnight stay at Khajuraho.
Day 10: Khajuraho
In the morning after breakfast explore the Western and Eastern temples of khajuraho while
your guide explains the intricate meaning and legends behind each
describable sculpture. overnight stay in Khajuraho.
Day 11: Khajuraho - Varanasi
fIn the morning after breakfast transfer to airport to board the flight for Varanasi-said to
be the India’s most sacred city situated on the western bank of the holy
river Ganga. It is also the oldest living city in the world. As a place for
devotion and worship, with hundreds of temples dotting the city , sunrise on
the river front as seen from a boat can be a spiritually uplifting sight. It
has a fascination uniquely its own, a quality of sublime beauty, a timeless
eternal appeal. Varanasi is the city which cannot be described, only
experienced. Arrive Varanasi and transfer to hotel. Evening view “Aarti”
ceremony on the Ghats overnight stay in Varanasi.
Day 12: Varanasi
In the morning boat cruise at the river Ganges to observe the way of life of
pilgrims by the Ghats. Later excursion to Sarnath, 10kms. East of Varanasi,
is one of the Buddhism’s major centers of India. After attaining
enlightenment, the Buddha came to Sarnath where he gave his first sermon.
Visit the deer park and the museum and later back to Varanasi overnight stay
Day 13: Vaanasi - Delhi
In the morning at leisure, Afternoon transfer to airport to connect the flight for
Delhi & transfer to hotel. Rest of the day at leisure or last minute
shopping etc overnight stay.
Day 14: Departure
Transfer to airport in time to board the onward flight.