The Royal Rajputana In North India
18 Nights / 19 Days
Destination Covered : New Delhi, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Pushkar, Udaipur, Agra, Varanasi, Chhatarpur
Tour Activities : Heritage
Tour Themes : Religious & Pilgrimage
New Delhi, Bikaner and Jaipur Tour Itinerary
Namaste & warm welcome in India
A warm traditional welcome at Indira Gandhi International Airport awaits you at Delhi followed by transfer to your hotel for dinner and overnight stay. In the evening you will witness the sound and light show at Red Fort showing Indian history during Mughal era as its main theme. Overnight stay at hotel. You will also receive the full details of the tour itinerary once again at welcome dinner in front of Red fort in Delhi.
After delicious breakfast, you will go for a guided sightseeing tour of Delhi, the capital of India, in an A/C deluxe car. The first half concentrates on the highlights of New Delhi such as driving past the daunting British era monuments such as Rashtrapati Bhawan (President's Palace), Parliament House and India Gate, built in the memory of Indian martyrs. You can enjoy a boat ride and the well-maintained lawns of India Gate. Then, there are relics from the past such as Humayun's tomb and Qutab Minar, for you to explore. After lunch, you will once again go for sightseeing to Old Delhi, where you will visit the sprawling stronghold of Mughal Era, the Red Fort, which has played an important role in Indian history and is pride of India. Then, there is Jama Masjid, India's largest mosque and the Raj Ghat, memorial to Mahatma Gandhi, Father of India. Ride in a rickshaw in the narrow and crowded streets of Chandni Chowk bazaar, where you can shop as much as you like for all kinds of stuffs including clothes, artifacts, jewellery and handicrafts. It is Asia's largest market for electrical goods and its delicacies such as Kachori, Paranthas and Kulfi are quite famous. In the evening, you will witness the sound and light show at Red Fort showing Indian history during Mughal era as its main theme. Overnight stay at hotel.
In the morning, you will leave for Agra, on the way visit Agra fort Agra Fort built in red sandstone with its magnificent palaces, mosques and lawns; and Sikandra, the tomb of Emperor Akbar. In the evening, you will check in at the hole in Agra and then spend it at your leisure. You may either rest or explore the markets of Agra for souvenirs such as miniature Taj in marble, marble tabletops and jewellery boxes set with precious and semi-precious stones, leather shoes and purses, brass handicrafts and Petha (the famous sweet of Agra). Overnight stay at hotel.
After breakfast at hotel, You will visit Taj Mahal, one of the wonders of the world and considered an emblem of love.
After visit Taj mahal straight drive for Pushkar, Pushkar is one of the most sacred pilgrimage places for Hindus and famous for its only Brahma Temple. Pay a visit and homage to the deity of this holy temple, take a holy dip and cruise in the Pushkar Lake and visit the Nag Pahar, Panchkund and caves that were once said to be lived-in by the holy sage Agastya., after reaching pushkar in the evening, rest of the day leisure or you can visit local market. Overnight at hotel.
After the breakfast, embark on a five-hour-long drive to Udaipur, on the way you will visit Chittorgarh and visit the ruins of the famous Chittorgarh Fort that has its tale of woes, still haunting its premises. It is said that the fort was attacked thrice and on the each women, proud Rajput women burnt themselves alive along with their children, so that the enemy could not get the chance to dishonor them. In Udaipur you will check in at hotel for overnight stay. Udaipur is known as the City of Lakes as it has three big lakes and is surrounded by Aravallis. It had been an important town in the Mewar kingdom and was ruled by the Sisodia dynasty for more than twelve centuries. Evening at leisure.
In the morning, go on a sightseeing tour of Udaipur after breakfast. The tour includes a visit to elegant City Palace with Shish Mahal and the Peacock Courtyard; the garden that was once used exclusively for royal ladies called Sahelion-ki-Bari, the Jagdish Temple, the folk museum, cruise on the calm blue waters of Lake Pichola and the visit to the island palace known as the Jag Mandir Palace. Overnight stay at hotel in Udaipur.
After breakfast straight drive for Jodhpur, after arriving Jodhpur visit the Mehrangarh Fort with charming miniature paintings and cradle rooms and Jaswant Thada Memorial & Umaid Bhawan Palace. Overnight stay at hotel in Jodhpur.
Leave for Jaisalmer, the desert city with a mighty fort made up of yellow sandstone that gives the city an amber hue, situated on the top of Trikuta Hill. Check in at the hotel for overnight stay.
Drive to Jaisalmer after breakfast and go on a guided sightseeing tour to Jaisalmer Fort, the oldest living fort of the world; the famous Havelis including Patwon-Ki-Haweli and Salim-Singh-Ki-Haweli; Gandhi Sagar Tank and Sam Sand Dunes at sunset with camel safari. Visit the typical Rajasthani Desert Village and enjoy the folk dance, music and cultural performances by the local artisans while you enjoy barbecue party around the bonfire. Overnight stay in the tents of the camping grounds.
Enjoy traditional Rajasthani cuisine in the breakfast at the camp and then continue your safari to Bikaner, visiting Nagaur enroute. In Bikaner, check in at the hotel for overnight stay. Camels of Bikaner are known all over the world as the best riding camels and you can see them at work here. The Camel Breeding Farm and unique wells of Bikaner are quite a sight. Spend evening at leisure.
After complete healthy breakfast visit Bikaner fort & outside view of Bikaner palaces & straight drive for Jaipur, check in and overnight stay in the hotel at Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan.
After breakfast, go on an excursion to Amber Fort and ride like a king or queen on elephant's back there. Sightseeing tour of the city of Jaipur is scheduled for the day that includes a visit to the City Palace, where you can see Chandra Mahal, Shri Gobind Deo Temple and the City Palace Museum; Jantar Mantar, a royal observatory with masonry astronomical instruments; Hawa Mahal, a five-story structure with honey-comb façade and visits to the famous rug factory and gem factory, where you can see skilled artisans doing intricate work of gem cutting and polishing. Overnight stay at hotel in Jaipur.
After breakfast, drive to Delhi, its approx 5 ½ hrs drive, in the afternoon free time for leisure, in the evening board the train for visit to Varanasi, in early morning arrive Varanasi check into the hotel , full day free for leisure.
After early morning complete breakfast & drive for Khajuraho, its almost 8 hrs dive, in the evening reach Khajuraho & check into the hotel over night at Khajuraho.
After breakfast go for Khajuraho sightseeing, The 9th to 12th century temples of Khajuraho is the evidences of the architectural geniuses that oozes with passion, eroticism, dance, music and other finesses of creative arts depicted in sculpture and images of the temples. You will mesmerize with spectacular architectural temple here. Temple town of Khajuraho is much different from any other temple city of India.
After early morning complete breakfast & drive for Varanasi, its almost 8 hrs dive, in the evening reach Khajuraho & check into the hotel over night at Varanasi.
After complete early breakfast go for sightseeing in Varanasi visit Banaras University, holy river Ganga Darshan also visit Sarnath 10 kms from Varanasi visit Buddhist pilgrim area, evening free for leisure, overnight Varanasi.
After complete breakfast drive for railway station to board the train for Delhi, in the evening reach Delhi & overnight stay at Delhi.
Have a breakfast and then for a shopping to the modern markets of Delhi such as Connaught Place and Palika Bazaar. In the evening followed by a farewell dinner at the hotel. You will then be transferred to the airport from where you can catch your flight to onward destination with lots of sweet memory.
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