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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.