This 9-day stay will make you discover the splendour of Northern India: from Rajasthan to Varanaisi, the holy city of Hinduism, passing through the fabulous Taj Mahal.
Day 1: Delhi
Day 2: Jaipur
Day 3: Jaipur
Day 4: On the way to Agra
Day 5: Agra and Taj Mahal
Day 6: Khajuraho
Day 7: Head for Varanasi
Day 8: Varanasi
Day 9: Return to Delhi
Arrival in Delhi and time of acclimatization. Overnight stay.
Head to Jaipur (about 5 hours drive), the Pink city. Walking tour of the old town. Overnight at the hotel.
Discovery of the city in depth. In the morning, visit of the Amber Fort, stroll through the various lively bazaars of the city and shopping in the city of diamonds. Overnight at the hotel.
Route to Agra (about 5 hours). Stopover at Fatehpur Sikri, a "ghost" town located 40 km west of Agra. In Agra, visit of Red Fort. Overnight at the hotel.
Before leaving Agra, morning visit to the unmissable and fabulous Taj Mahal. Then, go to Orchha (5 hours). On the way, visit the fortress of Gwalior and the Hindu temples of Datia. Overnight in the small town of Orchha.
Head for Khajuraho (4 hours drive). There, visit of the temples famous for their erotic sculptures and discovery of an exuberant nature. Overnight stay.
Departure early in the morning for Varanasi (8 hours drive). Arrival in one of the most sacred cities of Hinduism. Rest and relaxation.
Stroll through the narrow streets of the old town and on the ghats on the edge of the Ganges, the most sacred river in Hinduism. If time permits, excursion to Sarnath (20 km from Bénarès), Buddhist village. Puja at dusk on the main ghat. Overnight in Varanasi.
At sunrise, a boat ride on the Ganges to observe the first ablutions. Free morning in the city. Transfer to the airport and flight to Delhi, or overnight train to Delhi (12 hours). Overnight in Delhi
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