Lucknow Holidays

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Crawford market architecture

Day 1: Mumbai - Aurangabad

Make your own way to the airport for evening flight to Aurangabad IT 4139, 1820/1920). Arriving into Aurangabad we will transfer you to your hotel.

Cave interior

Day 2: Aurangabad

Enjoy a full day excursion to Ajanta Caves. Nestling in an inner fold of the Sahyadri hills, 100 kms from the city of Aurangabad in the shape of a mammoth horseshoe are the 30 rock-hewn caves of Ajanta, dating from 2nd century B.C. After we return to your hotel.

Day 3: Aurangabad - Delhi

In the morning head out to Ellora Caves. Impressive in their own right are the rock-hewn temples and monasteries of Ellora that lie just 30 kms away from Aurangabad City and are the meeting point of the Buddhists, Jains and Hindus. In all, there are 34 elaborate cave temples. This afternoon enjoy an excursion to Daulatabad Fort, a labyrinthine structure that was once covered in Persian tiles. Then transfer to the airport for your flight to Delhi.

Rajpath

Day 4: Delhi

Today we explore with your guide Old Delhi highlights will be the impressive Red Fort, Qutab Minar & Jama Masjid - India’s oldest and largest mosque. In the afternoon included return transfers to the National Museum no guide. (you will drive past Parliament square and surrounds also)

Nrashtrapati Bhawan

Day 5: Delhi - Agra

Departing Delhi, we journey by car to Agra, once India’s Mughal capital. Arriving, we visit Agra fort, which boasts some of India’s finest Mughal buildings behind it’s fortified walls. During its history it has been a palace, a fort and a prison! This evening enjoy a guided sunset tour and free time to see the magnificent Taj Mahal.

Taj Mahal & camels

Day 6: Agra - Jaipur

En route to Jaipur, we first visit the ghostly former Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri, abandoned due to lack of water. Then drive to Bharatpur to visit the national park and see some of the bird life by Rickshaw. Arrive Jaipur in the late aternoon/evening sit back and relax.

Local transport

Day 7: Jaipur

Look out for the snake charmers that dot our route, as we travel to the 16th century Amber Fort. An exotic elephant ride transports us to the lofty fort, where we’ll enjoy a tour of this Rajput extravaganza. Later in the afternoon we tour the City Palace, which boasts an interesting museum of regal attire and Jantar Mantar, an ancient astronomical observatory.

Maharaja Palace

Day 8: Jaipur - Lucknow

Free day to explore Jaipur - Evening transfer to Jaipur airport for your flight to Lucknow via Delhi details below. Arrival in Lucknow and we transfer you to your hotel. (IT 2313:-1730/1830-//-IT 4659:-1945/2115)

Day 9: Lucknow

Day at leisure to explore Lucknow (car and driver is available for your use within city limits)

Day 10: Lucknow - Varanasi

Morning you travel by train 4hrs to Varanasi. (LKO BSB INTERCITY:-0700/1330 AC Chair Car) Arriving around 1 pm we transfer you to your hotel. This afternoon enjoy a guided walk along the river to see the evening ceremony's.

Varanasi Ghats

Day 11: Varanasi

This morning, we enjoy a sunrise boat ride on the holy Ganges where we’ll view the ancient religious ceremony. After breakfast at the hotel enjoy an in depth city tour followed by a visit to Sarnath which is where Buddha gave his first sermon.

Bathers in the morning

Day 12: Varanasi - Kolkata

Free morning - Afternoon flight to Kolkata 02:25 PM Arrival and transfer to your hotel.

Durga idol

Day 13: Kolkata

Today you will enjoy a sightseeing tour which includes a visit to the Indian Museum, Jain Temple, Victoria Memorial and Scottish cemetery.

Jain Temple

Day 14: Kolkata

Free day to explore. Later we transfer to the airport for your flight 07:55 PM to Mumbai arriving at 10:35 PM connect to your flight home at 02:45 am.

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