Arrive Delhi past midnight. Rest and light local excursion taking into account around 10 hours time difference. Night at Delhi.
AM by train to Hardwar; onward by coach to Rishikesh – visit temples/ashrams; return evening to Hardwar – ghats; night at Hardwar
Temples/purohits at Hardwar; riverside bazaars; afternoon return by train to Delhi; night at Delhi
AM train to Ajmer; visit Dargah and other sites. Night at Ajmer
By coach to Agra; Fateh pur Sikri – see Fort, Dargah, Mosques and other sites; on to Sikandra and Agra. Night at Agra.
Taj, Agra Fort, Jain Pilgrimage Sthan, old city. Night at Agra.
Coach to Mathura; visit birthplace of Lord Krishna; ghats, temples; Brindavan; Jain pilgrimage sthan/temples. On to Delhi for the night.
Delhi sight seeing around New Delhi & South Delhi
Tour of Old Delhi, trans Yamuna
By air to Khatmandu; various Hindu/Bodh sites/temples/monasteries; other tourist attractions.
Return to Delhi by air
Meet Rufus Simon, others [?].
AM Amritsar by train; visit Golden temple, Akal Takht, Baba Atal, Guru ka Langar; Sikh Library; changing of Guards at the Border
AM visit Amritsar Gurdwara circuit including place of Nanak’s enlightenment; Jalianwala Bagh; Guru Nanak Dev University. Coach/train to Chandigarh
Rupar Gurdwara circuit including Anandpur Sahib – birthplace of Khalsa; Kirat Pur;
AM local sight seeing; mid-day train to Delhi
Night – return flight to the US.