The Khajuraho Group of Monuments is a group of Hindu and Jain temples in Madhya Pradesh, India. About 175 kilometres (109 mi) southeast of Jhansi, they are one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India. The temples are famous for their Nagara-style architectural symbolism and their erotic sculptures.
Most Khajuraho temples were built between 950 and 1050 CE by the Chandela dynasty. Historical records note that Khajuraho temple site had 85 temples by 12th century, spread over 20 square kilometer.
This special Golden Triangle tour covers three famous tourist cities of India along with Khajuraho and Ganges
Delhi – is the capital of India.
Jaipur – Pink City famous for its forts, palaces and temples and capital of Rajasthan.
Agra – People travel to Agra for glimpse of the most beautiful Taj Mahal.
Khajuraho – The land of ancient temples and sensual sculptures.
The spice of Khajuraho and Ganga along with the famous Golden Triangle destinations would add spice to the tour. The itinerary of this specific tour starts with Delhi and en routes to Agra, Jaipur followed by Khajuraho.
Delhi is one of the finest cities in India for travel. The national capital is the epicenter of tourist destinations in the north India. Apart from alluring travel sites, Delhi is the also a main business, industrial and technical hub of India. The main destinations cored in and round Delhi are Lal Quilla (Red Fort), Lotus Temple, Qutub Minar, Akshardham Temple, India Gate, Chandni Chowk, Jantar Mantar etc.
Agra is mainly famous for the beautiful sculptures showcasing the era of Mughal emperors in India. Taj Mahal is one of the seventh wonders of world. Few other mesmerizing tourist destinations in Agra are Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri, Shish Mahal, Buland Darwaza, Diwan-e-Khas, Diwan-e-Aam etc.
Jaipur is the third and last destination of the Golden Triangle Tour. Jaipur, the capital city and heart of Rajasthan is also famous as Pink City. The old walled city is entirely painted in pink color symbolizing its name. Jaipur is land of rich heritage endowing forts, palaces and ancient temples. The major tourist attraction of Jaipur are Amer Fort, Jaigarh Fort, Nahargarh, Jal Mahal, Hawa Mahal, Jantar-Mantar, City Palace, Birla Mandir, Albert Hall etc.
Khajuraho is the land of legendary Hindu temples and artistic wonders that are nowhere found in the world. These sculptures were carved by the Chandela Rajputs in the 10th century. Khajuraho gained famed for the erotic sculptures carved in these temples. They are divided as Western and Eastern temples of Khajuraho.
Day 1: Arrive Delhi
Reach for the hotel after arriving late in the evening. Freshen up by spending the night at the hotel in the capital city ofIndia.
Day 2: Delhi-Explore Delhi
A trip to the Qutub Minar, Red Fort and Humayun’s Tomb is planned after breakfast. Spend the night inDelhi.
Day 3: Delhi – Jaipur (5-6 hrs drive)
Drive to the city ofJaipurin the morning and shop away in the marketing in the evening. Spend the night in Jaipur.
Day 4: Explore Jaipur
Spend your morning by enjoying an elephant ride at Amber Fort along with visiting Jaigarh fort. Buy the beautiful embroidered fabrics, carpets, semi precious stones, silver jewelry and blue pottery. Get a taste of the village life by virtue of puppet shows, cultural Rajasthani dance forms and other activities along with dinner at an ethnic village resort, Chokhi dani.
Day 5: Jaipur – Agra ( 4-5 hrs drive)
Have your breakfast and drive to the city ofAgra. Take time to go to The Red Stone Town Fatehpur Sikri on the way. Get a room in the hotel and stay atAgrafor the night.
Day 6: Agra – Gwalior (2–3 hrs drive) & Explore Agra
Have breakfast and visit the monument known world over, Taj Mahal. Drive to Gwalior in the afternoon and visit the Gwalior Fort. Stay inGwaliorfor the night.
Day 7: Explore Gwalior & Gwalior – Khajuraho (5-6 hrs Drive)
Breakfast followed by to the Jai Vikas palace and Museum. Drive to Khajuraho in the afternoon and stop to visit Orchha on the way. Stay in Khajuraho for the night.
Day 8: Explore Khajuraho
Breakfast followed by a trip to various temples especially the ones at Khajuraho that are famous around the world.
Day 9: Khajuraho – Varanasi
Take a flight to Varansi from the Babatpur airport in the morning. Stay inVaranasifor the night.
Day 10: Explore Varanasi
Breakfast followed by a visit to several temples and ghats near the riverGanga.
Day 11: Varanasi – Delhi
Take a flight to Delhi.