One of our most popular tours, which we
refer to as "just magic" is an in-depth tour with an emphasis on
history, the palaces and the people of India. Travel with us through two
countries as you cross thousands of miles of fascinating culture. This
program is designed for those who are first timers to the continent who wish
to enjoy a leisurely paced tour with loads of value added sights not
normally found in other tour programs. The Magic of India & Nepal is
yours to discover with the experts.
01 Day : Arrive Mumbai
Arrive Mumbai. On arrival at the airport, you will meet our representative
and be transferred to hotel. Overnight in Hotel.
02 Day : Mumbai - Aurangabad
Morning visit Elephant caves which is located 10 km away from the Gateway
of India at Mumbai. These caves house huge rock cut temples dating back to
the 5th century CE. Afternoon leave for city tour of Mumbai which includes
the British-built arch "Gateway of India," Mumbai landmark; the
Hanging Gardens and the affluent community of Malabar Hills; the Prince of
Wales Museum, Dhobi Ghat, Marine Drive, and the Gandhi Memorial. Evening
connect train # 7057 Devgiri Express dep. 21:05 hrs. Overnight on train.
03 Day : Aurangabad - Excursion to Ajanta Caves
Arrive Aurangabad at 04:10 hrs. After wash and change leave for tour of
Ajanat Caves. Ajanta Caves are 106 kms from Aurangabad and date back to the
2nd century BC. The 30 rock hewn caves are adorned with Buddhist sculpture
and the frescoes portray in epic from the religious and secular life through
eight centuries. (Ajanta Caves are closed on Monday's). Drive back to hotel.
04 Day : Aurangabad - Excursion to Ellora Caves/ Bombay
Morning visit Ellora Caves (29 kms) encompassing 34 rock cut shrines
representing Buddhist, Hindu and Jain art dating from the 4th to 9th century
A.D. The most remarkable among them is the Kailash Temple, meant to be a
replica of Lord Shivas celestial abode- Kailash is the best example of Rock
cut architecture and an engineering marvel. (Ellora Caves are closed on
Tuesday's). Afternoon city tour of Aurangabad visiting Aurangabad Caves,
Daulatabad Fort, Bibi Ka Muqbara etc. Overnight at hotel in Aurangabad. Late
evening transfer to railway station to connect train # 7058 Devgiri Express
dep. 23:30 hrs. Overnight on board.
05 Day : Mumbai - Udaipur
Mumbai at 06:00 hrs. Later connect flight IC 472 dep at 15:15 hrs arrive
Udaipur at 16:25 hrs. Upon arrival transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay at
06 Day : Udaipur
Morning leave for city tour visiting City Palace, Jagdish Temple, drive
around Fatehsagar Lake, Sahelion ki bari (Queen's resort for her friends)
and Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir (Folk art museum ). Overnight stay at hotel.
07 Day : Udaipur - Jaipur
Morning transfer to the Airport to connect flight 9W 3301 dep at 08:20 hrs
arrive Jaipur at 09:25 hrs. Upon arrival transfer to the hotel. Afternoon
leave for city tour visiting City Palace and Museum. Nearby is the ornate
Hawa Mahal (Palace of winds) which is five stories high and is decorated
with delicate screens carved from stone. Also visit Jantar Mantar
Observatory, which is still equipped with immense, brick and mortar
instrument. Evening you may explore the Colourful local markets of Jaipur by
own. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day : Jaipur - Bharatpur
Morning visit Amber Fort on elephant back / Jeep. Amber Fort was the
ancient capital of the State. Visit the Sheesh Mahal or the Hall of Victory
glittering with mirrors. Afternoon drive to Bharatpur (175 kms / 4 hrs).
Upon arrival check in at hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
09 Day : Bharatpur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra
Morning enter into the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary for a silent ride on
bicycle rickshaws to view the migratory birds from all over Asia. Afternoon
drive to Agra (55 kms / 1 hr). Enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri the deserted,
red sandstone city, Emperor Akbar built that as his capital and palace in
the late 16th century is an exhilarating experience. Upon arrival check in
at hotel for overnight stay.
10 Day : Agra - Varanasi
Morning leave for sightseeing tour of Agra visiting world famous "Taj
Mahal" the monument of love immortalized in marble. It was built by
Emperor Shah Jahan in the memory of his Queen Mumtaj. Agra Fort dominated by
red sandstone construction & houses the beautiful Pearl Mosque and other
noteworthy structures. Evening transfer to the Railway-station to connect
train # 4864 Marudhar Express dep at 21:15 hrs. Overnight on train.
11 Day : Varanasi
Morning arrive Varanasi at 08:15 hrs. Upon arrival transfer to the hotel.
Afternoon leave for city city tour of Varanasi visiting Bharat Mata temple,
Tulsi Manas, Banaras Hindu University etc. Also visit Sarnath, near Varanasi
is the place where Lord Buddha preached his first Sermon. Overnight stay at
12 Day : Varanasi - Kathmandu
Early morning boat ride on river Ganges to see the Bathing & Cremation
Ghats. Come back for the breakfast at hotel. Afternoon transfer to the
Airport to connect flight IC 751 dep at 12:10 hrs arrive Kathmandu at 13:10
hrs. Upon arrival transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day : Kathmandu
Morning visit Durbar Square, Temple of the Living Goddess and
Swayambhunath. The tour includes visit to the charming towns of Bhaktapur,
Pashupathinath and Bodhnath also. Overnight stay at hotel.
14 Day : Kathmandu - Delhi
Morning free for leisure. Afternoon transfer to the Airport to connect
flight 9W 261 dep at 14:15 hrs arrive Delhi at 15:45 hrs. Upon arrival
transfer to the hotel for overnight stay.
15 Day : Delhi
Morning leave for sight-seeing tour, which includes visit to Jama Masjid -
the largest mosque of Emperor Shahjahan. Later proceed to Raj Ghat-
cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi, to India Gate - a 42 meter stone arch
built in the memory of the Indian Soldiers who died in World War I, Drive
past the President's House & Parliament House, Humayun's & the Qutab
Minar. Overnight at hotel.
16 Day : Delhi / Out
Morning transfer to the International Airport to connect flight for onward