Duration: 07 nights / 08 Days
Destinations Covered:Delhi - Agra - Gwalior - Shivpuri - Orchha - Khajuraho - Delhi
Day 01 - ARRIVE DELHI
The tour representative meets you on arrival in Delhi, India. Check in at a hotel on arrival for an overnight stay. Rest awhile and set out on a guided tour to Old Delhi. Begin with an exploratory tour of Red Fort - a red sandstone structure built by Emperor Shah Jahan when he shifted base from Agra to Delhi. See Jama Masjid a mosque that was also built by Shah Jahan. Visit the Rajghat and shop for artifacts as you walk along the streets of Chandni Chowk that was laid by emperor Shah Jahan for his daughter Jahanara.
Drive back to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 02 - DELHI- AGRA
Enjoy a train journey to Agra on Day Two of the Heart of Heritage Tour. On arrival at Agra, check in at a hotel. Later, visit the Taj Mahal in the evening. Taj Mahal weaves a story of everlasting love in marble and was built by Shah Jahan in the memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal.
Follow it up with visits to Agra Fort, where Shah Jahan was kept a prisoner during his last years and the Sikandra Fort that is home to the mausoleum of Akbar. Overnight stay at Agra.
Day 03 -AGRA- GWALIOR
In the morning transfer to railway station to board Shatabdi Express for Gwalior. On arrival, check into a hotel and after freshening up, proceed for a city tour of Gwalior.
The Gwalior Fort- dominating the city skyline, is the first stop on the sightseeing tours. Explore the fort and see its numerous palaces such as Gujari Mahal and Man Mandir Palace. In the evening, enjoy a Sound and Light Show within the fort premises. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 04 - GWALIOR-SHIVPURI
Drive to Shivpuri on the fourth Day of the Heart of the Heritage Tour. Shivpuri used to be the summer capital of the Scindia rulers of Gwalior. On arrival, check into a hotel and later set out for a sightseeing tour of the city. Visit Chhatris and Madhav Vilas Palace. Later head towards the Madhav National Park where you can enjoy jeep safaris and spot various wildlife species such as are nilgai, sambar, chausingha and chinkara. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 05 -SHIVPURI- ORCHHA
Post breakfast, drive to Orchha that was founded in the 16th century by the Bundela Rajput Chieftain Rudra Pratap. After arrival, check into a hotel and then embark on a sightseeing tour with visits to the Jehangir Mahal, Raj Mahal, Rai Praveen Mahal, Ram Raja Temple, Chaturbhuj Temple, Laxminarayan Temple and various Chhatris grouped along the Kanchna Ghat of the river Betwa.
Day 06- ORCHHA - KHAJURAHO
Day Six of Heart of Heritage Tour will bring you to Khajuraho. Upon arrival, check into a hotel. Post lunch, explore the exotic Khajuraho Temples that have placed this small town on the international tourist map. Know for their erotic but highly aesthetic craftsmanship. The important temples are the Kandariya Mahadev temple, Chausath Yogini temple, Chitragupta Temple, Vishwanath Temple, Lakshamana Temple, Duladeo Temple, Chaturbhuj and Parsvanath Temple.
Return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 07- KHAJURAHO-DELHI
The morning is free for leisure and personal exploration. Later transfer to the airport for your flight to Delhi. On arrival, you will be escorted to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 08- DEPART DELHI
On the last Day of the Heart of Heritage Tour, embark on a guided tour of New Delhi with visits to landmark sites such as Qutab Minar, Humayun's Tomb, India Gate and Rashtrapati Bhawan. Indulge in shopping at the famous Connaught Place for some last-minute steals.
Later transfer to International airport for your flight to onward destination.
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