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THE SILK & SPICE ROUTE TOUR

The Silk Route was an ancient network of trade routes that were for centuries central to cultural interaction. While there were several routes to trade across the Indian subcontinent, the one from Amritsar to Kolkata, covers the entire northern region with significant cultures and traditions. Experience the Indian Trade Route, in all its luxury.

 

DAY 1 & DAY 2

AMRITSAR

A city in the state of Punjab, Amritsar was founded by in 1577 by the fourth Sikh Guru, Guru Ram Das. It is home to the spectacular Golden Triangle, Sikhism's holiest shrine.

Places to visit in Amritsar include, The Golden Temple, Jallianwalah Bagh, Wagah Border

Alluring preferred hotel in Amritsar is The Hyatt

 

DAY 3

CHANDIGARH

The capital of the state of Punjab, Chandigarh was designed by the Swiss-French modernist architect, Le Corbusier. His buildings include the Capitol Complex with its High Court, Secretariat, and Legislative Assembly, as well as the giant Open Hand Monument.

Alluring preferred hotel in Chandigarh is The Oberoi Sukhvilas

 

DAY 4 & DAY 5

DELHI

The capital of India and a city that has built over seven times since the 11th century. Delhi is home to the heritage given by the Lodhi's to the Mughals and to the British. Places to visit in Delhi include, Qutub Minar, Humayun's Tomb, Chandni Chowk, Jama Masjid, Red Fort, Raj Ghat, India Gate.

The Alluring preferred hotels in Delhi are The Imperial, The Oberoi Gurgaon, The Trident, Leela Palace, Taj Palace

 

DAY 6

AGRA

The city of Taj Mahal, Agra. You will drive from Delhi to Agra, which takes approximately 4 hours. It is situated along the banks of the River Yamuna and attracts thousands of tourists every day from all over the world. Agra, with its laid – back lifestyle and its immense wealth of architecture, handicrafts and jewelery, is amongst the most remarkable city of the world.

Places to visit in Agra include, Taj Mahal and Agra Fort.

The Alluring preferred hotels in Agra are, The Oberoi Amarvilas, ITC Mughal, The Trident

 

 

DAY 7 & DAY 8

KHAJURAHO

On day 7, you will take a train to Jhansi, from where you will drive to Khajuraho, enruote visiting Orchha Temples. Khajuraho was founded in the 9th and 10th century by the rulers of the Chandela Dynasty, and influenced by Tantrism.  Eroticism becomes a theme of philosophical interest and the aim is sublimation of sexual relationship in the Sexual act or "Maithun", women being regarded as the incarnation of the divine energy.

Places to visit in Khajuraho include, the three famous temples of Khajuraho.

The Alluring preferred hotel in Khajuraho is The Lalit Temple View.

 

DAY 9 & DAY 10

VARANASI

On day 9, you will take a flight from Khajuraho to Varanasi. Picturesquely situated on the crescent shaped left bank of the holy Ganges, Varanasi, one of the ancient seats of learning in India, is said to be a compound of the names of two streams, the Varuna and the Assi, which still flow in the north and south of the city respectively.

Places to visit and things to do in Varanasi include, Evening Aarti by the Ganges, Boat tour in Ganges, City Temples, Benaras Hindu University, City of Sarnath.

The Alluring preferred hotels in Varanasi are Taj Nadesar Palace, Brijrama Palace, Radisson Varanasi, Taj Gateway

 

 

DAY 11 & DAY 12

KOLKATA

Founded as an East India Company trading post, it was India's capital under British Raj from 1773-1911. Today it is known for its grand colonial architecture, art galleries, and cultural festivals.

Places to visit in Kolkata include, Victoria Memorial, Howrah Bridge, Indian Museum, Dakshineswar Kali Temple

Alluring preferred hotels in Kolkata are, The Oberoi Grand, Taj Bengal, The Lalit Great Eastern

 

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