When on a North India tour, you can club your Taj Mahal, visit with Gwalior, Khajuraho and Varanasi, and have a super vacation, with a variety. Gwalior has a history for producing one of the famous court singers of yore, Tansen. He was counted as one of the nine jewels in the court of Akbar. He excelled in classical dhrupad style. He is remembered even today, and a Tansen Music Festival is organized, in December every year, on the Tansen Tomb at Gwalior. This serves as a platform for artists from all over the globe to showcase their vocal or instrumental prowess. You will be fascinated to know that the Ahiri Dance has got to do with the shepherd class of people and they believe they have descended from Lord Krishna. Makar Sankranti is celebrated with great zest and is also known as kite festival in India. Orchha has numerous beautiful palaces in India. Sunder Mahal is one palace that has a love story attached to it. The story of Prince Dhurbhajan, who madly loved a Muslim girl, inspite of stiff opposition from the family, married her and built the magnificient Sunder Mahal. This structure has turned into a sacred shrine today. Devotees go to seek blessings from the revered soul of Prince Dhurbhajan. When on your tour to Orchha, you should visit this beautiful edifice that reflects the excellent creative imagination of the craftsmen of yore. Dinman Hardaul Palace is another royal architectural marvel with a legendary blend. It portrays the respect and love between two brothers. The other palaces here are Raj Mahal, Rai Parveen Mahal, and you just cannot miss visiting the Jehangir Mahal, built on the lines of Hamam Saras of Agra. The interiors have historical relevance and are a symbol of friendship between two Princes, one Hindu and the other Muslim. This tour also includes destinations to the erotic temples in India at Khajuraho and the most sacred pilgrimage place Varanasi. Opt for TourDas to be your pilgrimage touring option.
Route: Delhi - Agra - Gwalior – Orcha – Khajuraho -Varanasi - Delhi