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Home > India Tour Packages > Medieval Heritage Tour
Medieval Heritage Tour
Duration : 17 Nights & 18 Days
Destination : Delhi – Varanasi – Khajuraho – Orchha – Gwalior – Shivpuri – Ujjain – Mandu – Bhopal – Sanchi – Pachmarhi – Jabalpur – Delhi

Day 01 : Arrive Delhi
On arrival at Delhi airport our company representative shall meet you and greet you. Later he will escort you to the hotel for assistance. Today your evening is free at leisure to explore the capital city of India on your own. Overnight stay is in Delhi.

Day 02 : Delhi sightseeing

Today morning after breakfast, explore the Capital city of India which was ruled by many rulers where you can still see their footprints and the glorious past what they left behind. Enjoy the guided city sightseeing tour of Old Delhi and New Delhi. Start your city tour with Old Delhi sightseeing which includes visit to Raj Ghat - the cremation ground of the father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi and Jama Masjid - the largest mosque in India, with a courtyard capable of holding 25,000 devotees. Also spend some time enjoying an exciting rickshaw ride in one of the oldest and bustling market of Old Delhi called Chandni Chowk. Thereafter proceed towards New Delhi sightseeing with includes visit to Qutub Minar - built in 1193 by Qutab-ud-din Aibak, immediately after the defeat of Delhi's last Hindu kingdom, Humayun's Tomb - memorial of Mughal Emperor Humayun, built by his senior widow in the year 1562. It is renowned as a World Heritage Site and the first example of this type of Mughal architecture in India. Later enjoy a silent drive passing the imposing India Gate, Rajpath, Parliament House, President's House. Overnight stay is in New Delhi.

Day 03 : Delhi - Varanasi (By Flight)
Today morning you will be transferred to Delhi airport to board your flight for the eternal city Varanasi. On arrival at Varanasi airport, you will be met by our representative who will escort you to your hotel. Varanasi picturesquely situated on the banks of holy river Ganga. The city has a fascination uniquely its own, a timeless eternal appeal, a quality of sublime beauty. Other than being the holiest city for Hindus, it also holds a very significant association with Buddha's life & Buddhism. Rest of the day is free to relax in hotel and later in the evening drive to the bank of the river Ganges to see the evening prayer offered to the sacred river Ganges. Overnight stay is in Varanasi.

Day 04 : Varanasi Sightseeing              
Today early morning enjoy a leisure boat ride on River Ganges to take a view of the activities taking place on the bank of the river. Here one can witness the way of life of pilgrims and also a unique early offerings and prayer on the bank of the river. Later we explore the city on the foot to get the feel of this oldest living city of the world. Thereafter having a lavish breakfast in hotel, enjoy the guided sightseeing tour of the holy city which includes excursion to Sarnath which is the most popular Buddhist pilgrimage destination located 10 kms in north-east of Varanasi near the confluence of the Ganges and the Gomati rivers. It is the actual place where Lord Gautam Buddha first gave sermon to world, after attaining enlightenment and also very beautiful and peaceful place with museums, stupas, ashoka pillar, statues of lion, excavated site. Here one can also spot beautiful Jain temples apart from Buddhist monuments. Later after sightseeing drive back to hotel. Evening is free at leisure. Overnight stay is in Varanasi.

Day 05 : Varanasi - Khajuraho (By Flight)
Today morning after breakfast you will be driven to the airport to board your flight for Khajuraho. Meet our company representative at the airport who will later assist you to the hotel. Khajuraho is world famous for its legendary temples which are marked as an incomparable experience by the foreign tourist. These temples are dedicated to the Hindu pantheon of Gods, covered in carvings that are a paean to the life and love and are acknowledged as one of the world’s artistic wonders. Khajuraho is not something that can be described in words; one has to experience the unending beauty of the city. Later in afternoon we embark on a half day guided sightseeing tour of Khajuraho. Visit the Western Group of temples which includes mainly Kandriya Mahadev Temple, Chaunsth Yogni Temple, Vishvanath Temple and Lakshman Temple. The most famous among them is Kandriya Mahadev Temple dedicated to lord Shiva, is about 31 meters long and 20 meters wide and 30 meters high. These temples were built during 950-1050 AD by Chandela Rulers. Overnight stay is in Khajuraho

Day 06 : Khajuraho Sightseeing

Morning after a relaxed breakfast, proceed for the sightseeing tour of Khajuraho visiting the Eastern and Southern group of Temples of Khajuraho. The Eastern group of temples includes the sculptural embellishment and profundity of architectural designs in Temples of Khajuraho which are well ostensible. Eastern group of temples consists of Parashvnatha Temple, Ghantai Temple and Adinath Temple. Parashvnatha Temple is dedicated to Jain religion, was an apostle of the Jain religion. In the Southern Group we have Duladeo Temples and Chaturbhuja Temples which are also worth a visit. Overnight stay is in Khajuraho.

Day 07 : Khajuraho - Orchha (200 kms / 03 hrs)
Morning after breakfast, we drive towards Orchha which has its importance because of its 16th century beautiful fort and temples built by the Bundela rulers. Orchha has a medieval town atmosphere attached to it. On arrival at Orchha, visit Orchha fort that houses Jahangir Mahal, built by Bir Singh Dev in the honour of the Mughal emperor Jehangir. Later we also visit temples named Chaturbhuj Temple, Ram Raja Temple where Lord Ram is worshipped not as a god but as a King. Overnight stay is in Orchha.

Day 08 : Orchha - Gwalior (120 kms/ 03 hrs)
Today morning after having breakfast in hotel drive towards Gwalior. On arrival transfer to your hotel. Later after some relaxation visit Gwalior Fort, Jai Vilas Palace, Gujari Mahal and Tomb of Tansen. Later in the evening you have the option to go for light and sound show at Gwalior Fort. Overnight stay is in Gwalior.

Day 09 : Gwalior – Shivpuri (110 kms / 02 ½ hrs)

Today morning after having breakfast in hotel, drive towards Shivpuri, the name which it has derived from lord Shiva as there are many temples dedicated to him. On arrival transfer to your pre booked hotel. Later after some relaxation proceed for the sightseeing. The main attractions of Shivpuri are Madhav National Park which is spread over an area of 157.58 Sq. Kms and offers an excellent opportunity to see the wildlife. The easily spotted faunas are Chinkara, deer, Chital and the Indian Gazelle. Also visit Madhav Vilas Palace – one of the finest examples of colonial architecture known for its marble floors, graceful terraces and the Ganpati Mandap. The palace was the summer retreat of the Scindias. Lastly visit George Castle, built in the deep woods is also worth visiting. Overnight stay is in Shivpuri.

Day 10 : Shivpuri – Ujjain (345 Km / 06 hrs)
Today morning after breakfast drive towards Ujjain. Today you have to cover a quite long distance to reach one of the religious cities of India Ujjain where every after 12 years a holy congregation is organized. The city is situated on the bank of Shipra River. On arrival at Ujjain, transfer to your pre-booked hotel.Evening is free to relax in the hotel after a long journey. Overnight stay is in Ujjain.

Day 11 : Ujjain – Mandu (140 Km / 03 Hrs)

Today morning after breakfast in hotel, proceed for the guided sightseeing tour of Ujjain. The main attractions of the city are Mahakaleshwar temple which houses one of the 12 Jyotirlingas in India. Observatory made by Maharaja of Jaipur Sawai Jai Singh in 1719 AD is a great work on astronomy. Kaliadeh Palace on the bank of river Shipra and Bhartihari caves established above the bank of the river Shipra. Later after sightseeing drive towards Mandu. On arrival at Mandu, transfer to your pre-booked hotel. Mandu is a celebration in stone, of life and joy, A tribute to the love shared between the poet-prince Baz Bahadur and his beautiful consort, Rani Roopmati. Evening is free at leisure. Overnight stay is in Mandu.

Day 12 : Mandu Sightseeing
Today morning after breakfast proceed for the sightseeing tour of Mandu. Visit Baz Bhadur’s Palace built in the early 16th century by Maharaja Baz Bahadur. The spacious courtyards of the palace surrounded by halls and high terraces afford a superb view of the surrounding countryside. Also visit Roopmati’s pavilion, Jahaz Mahal or Ship Palace which is erected between two lakes Munj Talao and Kapur Talao and appear like a ship floating in water, Hoshang Shah’s Tomb made up of marble is an astonishing piece of Afghan architecture; even Shah Jehan was inspired by this monument and sent one of his architects to study its architecture when he was building Taj Mahal. Evening is free at leisure to enjoy at your own. Overnight stay is in Mandu.

Day 13 : Mandu – Bhopal (290 Kms / 06 Hrs)
Today morning after breakfast drive towards Bhopal. Today you have to again cover a quite long distance to reach the capital city of Madhya Pradesh, Bhopal which will be the base to visit Sanchi Stupa. On arrival at Bhopal, transfer to your pre-booked hotel. Overnight stay is in Bhopal.

Day 14 : Bhopal – Excursion to Sanchi (50 Kms / 01 ½ hrs)

Today morning after having breakfast in hotel, drive towards Sanchi for sightseeing of Sanchi Stupa which is the best piece of Buddhist architecture. The great stupa at Sanchi is the oldest stone structure in India which wasoriginally commissioned by the Emperor Ashoka in the 3rd century BCE. The stupa consists of the hemispherical dome containing Buddhist relics, four gateways and an umbrella surmounting the dome which depicts the scenes of Buddha’s life. Later after sightseeing of Sanchi drive back to Bhopal. If time permits proceeds for the city sightseeing. Visit Shaukat Mahal, Sadar Manzil, Laxmi Narayan Temple, Moti Masjid, Upper and Lower Lakes. Overnight stay is in Bhopal.

Day 15 : Bhopal – Pachmarhi (210 Kms / 05 Hrs)
Today morning after having breakfast in hotel continue your drive towards Pachmarhi which is a beautiful hill station of Central India placed in the Satpura ranges among the lush green flora. Upon arrival at Pachmarhi transfer to your pre booked hotel. Evening is free to enjoy on your own. Overnight stay is in Pachmarhi.

Day 16 : Pachmarhi

Today your full day is free for your leisure activities. Overnight stay is in Pachmarhi.

Day 17 : Pachmarhi - Jabalpur (225 Kms / 04 Hrs)

Today morning after having breakfast in hotel drive towards Jabalpur. On arrival, transfer to your pre-booked hotel. Later after some relaxation proceed for the sightseeing tour of Jabalpur. Visit Madan Mahal Fort built in 1116 AD by Madan Shah, Sangram Sagar, Rani Durgavati museum and Marble Rocks. Later after sightseeing drive back to hotel. Overnight stay is in Jabalpur.

Day 18 : Jabalpur – Delhi Depart (By Flight)

Today morning on time you will be transferred to the airport to board your flight for Delhi. On your arrival at Delhi airport our company representative shall meet you and escort you to International airport to board your flight back home or onward journey.