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Spiritual India 12 days Soulful  Journey

Spiritual journey of India explores the opulent  Mogul history, Rajput heritage and  Spiritual trail that combines,  historical Delhi and diamond  encrusted Taj Mahal & Golden Temple  of  Amritsar, the holiest city of Sikhism  and top it off with Dhramsala, the spiritual seat  of Dalai Lama.

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Welcome aboard your  flight to Delhi, enjoy onboard hospitality, indulge yourself with delicious Indian and Continental cuisine.

Day 2 DELHI:
Welcome, your India  vacation begins. Meet our representative for a traditional welcome and transfer to Hotel Parklands.

Day 3 DELHI:
Morning half day  city tour of old Delhi Visiting Jama Masjid, Red Fort and Chandni chowk.  Afternoon half day tour of New Delhi Visiting Qutab Minar, Rashtrapati Bhawan, India Gate, Parliament Street. Evening  for shopping.

Today we fly  to Varanasi, the most sacred Hindu city in India. You'll visit the ancient site of Sarnath, where Lord Buddha revealed his enlightenment to Nirvana. Hotel Hindustan.

Our day begins with  a boat ride on the Holly Ganges River, whose holy waters draw thousands  of pilgrims. This remarkable tour shows the cleansing baths and burning cremation Ghats of Hindu Funeral Rituals. Afternoon fly to Agra, home of jewel encrusted Taj Mahal. Airport transfer to Hotel Gateway/Howard Plaza.

Day 6 AGRA:
After breakfast begin your day, visiting Taj Mahal, the mausoleum built by sorrowing Shah Jehan in memory of his young wife, Mumtaz Mahal and Agra Fort, where he spent final days of his life, looking  at the Taj Mahal from a special window overlooking the Taj. This afternoon visit marble handicraft workers creating the jewel inlaid furniture and decorative articles in the same traditional ways passed down generation to generation.  at leisure.

After breakfast,  drive to Delhi for evening train to Amritsar. Stay at the Hot el Ritz.

After breakfast  half day sightseeing of Amritsar. Visit Golden Temple, The entrance to the Golden Temple complex is through an ornate archway with intricate  inlay work. The main north entrance is under a Victorian clock tower. The architecture of the golden temple is a blend of the  Hindu and Muslim styles. The Golden Dome (said to be glided with  100 Kilo Grams(200 Lbs.) of pure gold is supposed to represent an  inverted lotus flower, pointing back to earth to symbolize  the Sikh´s concern with the problems of this world. Jillian Wala-Bagh. This place is noted for its most notorious massacre under British rule. It is 400 meters north of the Golden Temple. General  Dyer personally led the troops to the site and ordered his  men to  open fire without any warning. Today this ground has been changed  to a park and it has a pleasant garden. There is a narrow  path between the houses which leads to the lawn of the park. At the entrance there is a memorial plaque which recounts the history. There is  well on the north side in which many people who tried to escape  from the bullets were drowned, and remnants of walls have  been preserved to show the bullet holes. At the east end of the garden there is a large memorial built in memory of those who died here. Durgiana Temple, situated outside the Lohgarh Gate is built after the design of the Golden Temple and attracts sages and scholars in Hindu scriptures from all over India. This afternoon will attend change of the guard at the Indo-Pakistan Border, which is show of pageantry and pomp on both sides of the fence and  attracts thousands to witness this unique event.

After breakfast drive  to Dharamsala on arrival transfer to Hotel Grace Cottages. Our days  will be spend here to explore the HH Dalai Lamas monastery, His administrative block with library, Tibetan medical center and  Handicraft center, St John’s church in wilderness, stroll through the streets of Mc Leodganj and mingle with Tibetan crowds. The town consist of lower and upper Dharamsala, The lower is the busy commercial center, while upper with the suburbs of McLeod  Ganj and Forsyth Ganj, retains a British flavor and colonial life  style. Dharamsala's great attraction is the strong Tibetan feeling. It was here Dalai Lama and his entourage fled after the Chinese marched  into Tibet. Leisure time for personal activity, shopping in quant Buddhist bazaars visiting a monastery or joining a yoga session

After breakfast, drive to Amritsar and fly to Delhi or Train to Delhi. This evening airport transfer for homeward bound flight.

Early morning  flight bound for New York.

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Agra Fort

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Departure dates:
May 8 22 29 Jun 5 19 26
Jul 11 18 25 Aug 8 22 Sep 4 18 25
Oct 9 23 Nov 6 20 Dec 4 25

Tour Cost:
$3859.00 per person
Single supplement $1851.00  
High season air surcharge
Jun 13-Aug 09 & Dec 05-23

Tour cost includes:

+Round trip coach airfare from New York
+Chicago or Los Angeles **
+Airfares within India
+Hotels with daily breakfast
+Airports meet and greet assistance
+Transfers to and from airports to hotels
+Baggage handling
+Boat tour in Varanasi
+English speaking guide
+Services of our tour managers
+Total Taxes & Fees
Add-on applies**

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