EDUCATIONAL AND STUDY TOUR OF RAJASTHAN
Detailed Itinerary of Study and Cultural Tour of India:
Study and Cultural Tour : Day 1 Flight to India (Delhi)
Around Midnight arrival in Delhi. The cosmopolitan City and
capital Delhi is the main gateway for travelers. You are met
by an Virtual Tours representative and transferred to your
Study and Cultural Tour : Day 2 Delhi
Today full day city tour covering - Qutab Minar, Laxmi
Narayan Temple - The Place of Gods, India Gate - The
memorial of martyrs, Parliament House - The Government
Headquarters. In the afternoon take a city tour of Old Delhi
covering Jama Masjid - The largest mosque in Asia, Red Fort
- The red stone magic, Humayun Tomb, Gandhi memorial - The
memoir of father of the nation. Overnight hotel.
Study and Cultural Tour :: Day 3 Jaipur
Morning drive to Jaipur, the pink city. Transfer to hotel for
overnight stay. Evening free to relax and explore the city.
Study and Cultural Tour :: Day 4 Jaipur
Elephant ride at Amber Fort in the morning. Sightseeing tour
of Jaipur including Hawa Mahal, Royal Observatory, City
Palace, Nawab Sahab Ki Haveli and Johari Bazar. Overnight
stay at hotel.
Study and Cultural Tour :: Day 5 Agra
Drive to Agra enroute visiting Fatehpur Sikri.Transfer to
hotel for overnight stay.Afternoon sightseeing tour of the
city including Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Itmad-ud-daula's
Agra - One of the India's top tourist attractions, the city
of Taj, the white marble requiem of love, Agra was
transformed by Mughal monarchs into a land of art, culture,
architectural splendor, learning and commerce. Besides the
majestic buildings, the leatherwork and pietra dura
marble-inlay work of Agra is an inseparable part of the
city's identity. Agra Fort and Itmad-ud-daulah's tomb are
the legendary gems of Mughal architectural style.
Study and Cultural Tour :: Day 6 Varanasi Flight to
Transfer to hotel for overnight stay. Afternoon excursion to
Sarnath including visit to Dhamekh Stupa. Overnight stay at
hotel in Varanasi.
Study and Cultural Tour :: Day 7 Varanasi
Varanasi - Also known as Benaras or Kashi, this 3000-year
old living city of India, holds an uppermost position in all
the Hindu pilgrimage centres. Besides the holy Ghats of
River Ganges, one must visit the Vishwanath temple or Golden
Temple dedicated to Vishveswara-Shiva with 800 kg of gold
plating on its towers provided by Maharaja Ranjit Singh of
Lahore, Benaras Hindu University, a great centre of learning
and the largest residential university in Asia, Tulsi Manas
Temple built in the modern marble shikhara-style, Durga
temple built in the 18th century by Bengali maharani and is
stained red with ochre, 17th century Ram Nagar Fort & Museum
and Bharat Mata Temple. Overnight stay at hotel.
Study and Cultural Tour :: Day 8 Bodhgaya Transfer to
Excursions to Rajgir, Nalanda, Sapta pari cave and Venevamas.
Overnight stay at hotel.
Study and Cultural Tour :: Day 9 Bodhgaya
Bodhgaya - After several year of rigorous meditation, it was
here that prince Siddhartha became enlightened and became
the Buddha under a Peepal Tree. It is the most sacred spot
for Buddhists from all over the world. The highlights of the
city are the Bodhi Tree, the Mahabodhi Stupa besides several
other monasteries to visit Tibetan Monastery, Thai
Monastery, Myanmar Monastery, Chinese Monastery, Bhutanese
Monastery, Japanese Monastery and Sri Lankan Monastery.
Study and Cultural Tour :: Day 10 Kushinagar
Morning drive to Vaishali, where Buddha delivered his last
Sightseeing tour of the city including Ashok Pillar, Lotus tank
and Chaumukhi. Transfer to Kushinagar for overnight stay.
Study and Cultural Tour :: Day 11 Lumbini
Morning drive to
Lumbini enroute visiting Mahanirvana Temple. Overnight stay at
Study and Cultural Tour :: Day 12 Balrampur
Morning visit to
temple of Mayadevi, the ruins of an old monastery and some new
Afternoon drive to Balrampur enroute visiting Sravasti seeing
Jetavana Monastery. Transfer to hotel on arrival for overnight
Study and Cultural Tour :: Day 13 Lucknow
tour of the city. Later drive to Lucknow. Transfer to hotel for
Study and Cultural Tour :: Day 14 Lucknow
tour of the city including Imambara and Rumi Darwaza. Evening
flight to Delhi. Transfer to hotel for overnight stay at Delhi.
Study and Cultural Tour :: Day 15 Delhi
After breakfast, day free
to relax and explore the city until evening transfer to airport
for flight to onward destination.