Proposed Itinerary

Enchanting India - Feb 8-20, 2019 (13 Days)

Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Jaisalmer – Varanasi - Chennai

Feb 8th (Day 1): Delhi 

  • Early morning arrival to Delhi from the US. 
  • Rest and get acclimated to the new time zone. 
  • Overnight in Delhi.

Feb 9th (Day 2): Delhi

  • Half day sightseeing in Delhi. 
  • Visits to the India Gate, Mahatma Gandhi memorial, and Parliament House. 
  • Overnight in Delhi.

Feb 10th (Day 3): Delhi 

  • Full day Delhi city tour covering the Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Chandani Chowk market.
  • Evening sound and light show. 
  • Overnight in Delhi.

Feb 11th (Day 4): Delhi to Agra by A/C vehicle

  • Visit the pride of India, the Taj Mahal, and Agra Fort. 
  • In the evening, enjoy a rooftop dinner with a sunset view of the Taj Mahal. 
  • Overnight in Agra

Feb 12th (Day 5): Agra 

  • Early morning yoga session facing the Taj Mahal
  • Afternoon visits to the Dancing Bear Sanctuary and Kachhpura Mughal heritage village walk.  
  • Overnight in Agra

Feb 13th (Day 6): Agra to Jaipur by A/C vehicle

  • Morning drive to Jaipur via Fatehpur Sikri and Chand Baori stepwell. 
  • Afternoon tour of Bazaar/Textile/Handicraft centers. 
  • Overnight in Jaipur

Feb 14th (Day 7): Jaipur to Jaisalmer (Desert Safari)

  • Morning flight to Jaisalmer. 
  • Afternoon desert safari.
  • Return to stay in Luxury Tents with evening entertainment of Indian music and folk dances. Dinner included. 
  • Overnight in Jaisalmer.

Feb 15th (Day 8): Jaisalmer to Jaipur

  • Morning visit to Jaisalmer fort and city palace. 
  • Afternoon flight back to Jaipur. 
  • Overnight in Jaipur

Feb 16th (Day 9): Jaipur to Varanasi

  • Morning visit to Amber Fort. Enjoy an elephant ride. 
  • Afternoon departure for Varanasi, India's oldest city and spiritual hub. 
  • Evening boat ride on the river Ganges to observe an aarti (prayer) ceremony.
  • Overnight in Varanasi.

Feb 17th (Day 10): Varanasi to Chennai 

  • Early morning boat ride
  • Afternoon visit to Sarnaath Buddhist pilgrimage including silk weaving shops.
  • Evening flight to Chennai, the cultural hub of South India. 
  • Overnight in Chennai

Feb 18th (Day 11): Chennai 

  • Attend an early morning temple ceremony. 
  • Visit Indian Classical dance and music school (Gurukulam) 
  • Afternoon visits to Chennai's beautiful beaches
  • Overnight in Chennai.

Feb 19th (Day 12): Day trip to Mahabalipuram from Chennai

  • Morning departure for a day trip to Mahabalipuram to visit 7th-8th century temples. 
  • Overnight in Chennai.

Feb 20th (Day 13): Chennai - Depart for US

  • Chennai City tour during the day. 
  • Evening departure to the US.