In this 5 Days Varanasi – Khajuraho Temple Tour you will Cover Delhi – Khajuraho –Varanasi Destinations. Khajuraho’s temples are a UNESCO World Heritage Site for their beautiful and erotic rock carvings. Khajuraho has the Vindhya range of mountains as its beautiful backdrop. This makes Khajuraho a more fascinating destination to visit. After Khajuraho visit the Holy city of India i.e Varanasi (Banaras). Varanasi is a city in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh dating to the 11th century B.C. Regarded as the spiritual capital of India, the city draws Hindu pilgrims who bathe in the Ganges River’s sacred waters and perform funeral rites. Along the city's winding streets are some 2,000 temples, including Kashi Vishwanath, the “Golden Temple,” dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva. Highlights Explore Erotic Temples of Khajuraho. Light & Sound Show at Khajuraho Boat ride on Ganga River at Varanasi. Visit Sarnath where Gautama Buddha first taught the Dharma. Traditional Lunch with Indian Family in Khajuraho.and Delhi.Package Location
Delhi - Varanasi - Khajuraho - Delhi
Day 01 : Delhi Arrival
Arrive at the New Delhi International Airport, where an MHPL tour representative will receive you. After the warm welcome avail the transfer to the pre-booked hotel. Freshen-up and make yourself comfortable. Later proceed for guided city tour. Encompassing the major allures of Delhi, get to explore the heritage, culture and charm of the capital city. Known as the city of cities, the past and the modern create a rare spectacle. Start the tour from Raj Ghat where Mahatma Gandhi, The Father of the nation was cremated in 1948. Next, visit the Red Fort, built of red sandstone dating from the very peak of the Mughal power.The India Gate is the iconic national monument of India. The Rashtrapati Bhavan, the Presidential Palace and the Secretariat buildings. Marvel at the architecture, heritage and history. Return to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 02 : Delhi – Khajuraho (Direct Flight)
On arrival our company’s car driver will take you to your hotel where you can relax and rest. Later in evening you may come out for local market visit, do some shopping and later attend evening light & sound show. It is a special introductory program where you will heard the speech on Khajuraho temples history, Chandela dynasty, sculpture work, art, myths etc. You can also do photography of Khajuraho temples under artificial light. If luckily you will be their on full moon night, great photography can be done. Overnight at hotel in Khajuraho.
Day 03 : Khajuraho – Varanasi (Flight)
On this day, after taking breakfast, we will proceed for temples sightseeing. Our visit will begin from Western Group of Temples. It is the large and most maintained group of temples and are declared as UNESCO World Heritage site. Here you may hire a manual guide or take audio guide service. One by one you will visit all the temples. All the temples are well maintained and photogenic. Among them Kandariya Mahadev Temple, Laxmana Temples have good collection of artistically sculptured images. During sightseeing you will find erotic images on outer wall and lower end of temples but not inside the temples. Later we will drive to Eastern group of temples in which few temples are their with impression of Jain religion. With this our sightseeing will complete. Later in afternoon drive to Khajuraho airport to take flight to Varanasi. On reaching holy city Varanasi, drive to your hotel. It is also known by the names as Benaras and Kashi. It is believed to the most ancient city of World and holy place for Hindu religion followers. If time permits, we will go for evening boating in Ganges river to attend and photograph evening Ganga Arti. It the important event on Varanasi ghat. Overnight at hotel in Varanasi.
Day 04 : At Varanasi
Varanasi In this day we will do full day Varanasi sightseeing. Our day will begin with early morning boat ride to witness morning sunrise and capture the images. In addition to this, we will have chance to see people taking holy bath, performing their rituals, pooja (worship) etc. You may also take holy dip in river Ganges. Visit famous Kashi Vishwanath Jyotirlinga Temple on Varanasi ghat. It is ancient and most popular active Varanasi temple. Here photography and leather items are not allowed. Now take breakfast at your hotel and resume your city tour. Visit other popular temples like Tulsi Manas Temple, Bharat Mata Temple, Sankat Mochan Temple etc. In second half of the day, visit Ramnagar Fort from where the ruler of Kashi rules over this region. Royal family member are still lives their. If time permits, visit handloom industry of Benaras. Their products, especially Sarees, are popular in whole India and even abroad. Overnight at hotel in Varanasi.
Day 05 : Varanasi – Delhi - Departure
This will be last day of given tour package. We will take afternoon flight for Delhi so till that visit Sarnath. It is a small holy township, about 10kms form Varanasi. It is a historic place where Lord Buddha gave its first sermon after attaining enlightenment. Here we will visit excavated site having Dhamek Stupa, Dharmarajika Stupa, Ashoka pillar, building bases etc. Also visit Sarnath museum. In addition to this their are many new Buddhist and Jain temples are their. In compare to Varanasi, it is more clean and maintained place. Later in afternoon, drive to Varanasi airport to take flight to Delhi for final Departure from India..