BEST OF NORTH INDIA: 19 NIGHTS/ 20 DAYS
Destination: Delhi – Varanasi – Agra – Jaipur – Bundi – Udaipur – Jodhpur – Bikaner – Mandawa – Delhi
Day 01 New Delhi
Arrive at Delhi airport late in the evening/morning. Our Company representative will receive you at the International Airport and will assist you getting transferred to the pre booked hotel. Check in and relax for rest of the day. Optionally, if time permits go for local bazaars like Janpath&DilliHatt and witness the nightlife of Delhi. Come back to the hotel and stay overnight.
Day 02 : New Delhi – Sightseeing Tour
After taking breakfast at hotel be ready for for sightseeing tour of Delhi. Visit Qutab Minar built by Qutab-ud-Din Aibek in 1199, Humayun’s Tomb, India Gate (War Memorial Arch), Lakshminarayan Temple – a modern Hindu Temple, also drive pas President’s House, Parliament House, Government Secretariat Buildings and Connaught Place shopping Centre. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 03 : Delhi – Varanasi (by flight)
After having breakfast drive towards Delhi airport to board your flight for Varanasi.. On your arrival at airport our representative will meet and assist you and get driven to the pre booked hotel. .Check in and get fresh. The driver will then take you to the Raja Ghat&MunshiGhat where you can also attend the evening aarti. Return to the hotel in the evening and retire to bed.
Day 04 : Varanasi
Early in the morning we will drive to DaswamedhGhat and take a boat ride on the river Ganges to see the various cremation Ghats, which provide an insight into the living traditions of one of the world’s oldest and most important religions. Sunrise on the riverfront, as seen from a boat, can be spiritually uplifting sight. Thereafter, return back to hotel for your breakfast. Later in the day enjoy a half day-guided tour of Varanasi including the KashiVishwanath Temple (only see), Gyanvapi Mosque, Benaras Hindu University and other important monuments. You will also visit Sarnath, one of the holiest Buddhist sites in the world, where Buddha preached his first Sermon in 590 BC. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 05 : Varanasi – Delhi – Agra
Today after breakfast the day is free at leisure. In evening transfer to railway station for onward train journey to Agra. Overnight on board train.
Day 06 : Agra
Upon arrival at Agra station our representative will welcome you and take you to see sunrise at Taj Mahal. Later transfer to hotel. After taking rest get ready for your sightseeing. Visit RED FORT built by Mughals, Sikandra, the tomb of Akbar, Itmad-ul-daula (Baby Taj), then go to see THE TAJ MAHAL (at Sunset) and enjoy Rickshaw Ride. Come back to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 07 : Agra – Jaipur ( by Road 236kms in 4 – 5hrs approx )
After breakfast, get driven to Jaipur, the Pink City, founded in 1727 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh, the ruler of Amber. Reach there and check in at the hotel. Then go for local sightseeing. Explore the beautiful architecture of HAWA MAHAL, CITY PALACE, BIRLA TEMPLE and JANTAR MANTAR, the go to see the well preserve history in the MUSEUM. After visiting all the tourist places come back to the hotel and stay overnight.
Day 08 : Jaipur
After breakfast at the hotel, proceed for an excursion to AMBER FORT in the outskirts of Jaipur. Elephant ride ascent to the fort. Enjoy the wonderful carvings and minute mirror work on the walls & ceilings.
In the evening proceed to ChokhiDhani, an ethnic village. It is one its own kind, each of the detailed work in the village tells you about the culture and tradition of Rajasthan. It could be Camel Rides, Elephant Rides, Tonga Rides, Bullock Cart Rides, Bow n Arrows, Turbans or Food, it will make you feel like an Emperor. Dinner and cultural program will be organized for you at ChokhiDhani. Return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 09 : Jaipur – Bundi (by Road 192kms approx )
After breakfast at hotel, get driven to Bundi. Upon reaching check-in hotel. Later visit local fort and places. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 10 : Bundi
After breakfast at hotel, visit Kota and Bundi palaces. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 11 : Bundi – Udaipur ( by Road 233 kms approx )
After breakfast at hotel, get driven to Udaipur, known as the Venice of the east. It is also called the city of lakes. Reach there in the afternoon and check in at the hotel. Evening will be free for local shopping & interaction with locals to know more about the culture and tradition. Come back to stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 12 : Udaipur
After breakfast go for a tour visiting places like City Palace, City Palace Museum, Pichola Lake (enjoy boat ride here), FatehSagar Lake, UdaiSagar Lake, Jagdish Temple, Lake Palace, Jag Mandir Palace etc. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 13 : Udaipur – Jodhpur (by Road 300kms approx)
Early morning get driven to Jodhpur, also known as Sun City. Reach there and check in at the hotel. Then go for a city tour visiting places like the gorgeous UmaidBhawan Palace, which still serves as the residence of the royal family of Jodhpur in part, and many other monuments and tourist attractions. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 14 : Jodhpur
After breakfast, go on an excursion to Mandore gardens, which was once the capital of princely state of Marwar. The highlights here are the royal cenotaphs and the hall of local war heroes here along with the exotic spice. Post lunch sightseeing tour includes Mehrangarh fort — pride of Jodhpur, still stand high witnessing the battles fought. Museum inside the fort displays a rich collection of old royal palanquins, arms, paintings, costumes, etc.Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 15 : Jodhpur – Bikaner (by Road 245 kms )
Check out of the hotel after breakfast and drive to Bikaner, the desert city of Rajasthan famous for its picturesque golden sand dunes, striking red sandstone forts, stunning Palaces and Havelis and certainly its camel safaris. Reach there and check in at the hotel. Get ready to visit the awesome 15th century, Junagarh Fort, the one fort said to have never been captured. Also see houses with red sandstone and marble palaces like AnupMahal, Ganga Niwas and Rang Mahal, a royal temple called HarMandir, Museum and the beautiful Lalgarh. Return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 16 : Bikaner
After breakfast visit local sights of Bikaner. Overnight at hotel.
Day 17 : Bikaner – Mandawa (by Road 230 kms )
Check out of the hotel after breakfast and drive to Mandawa, known for its Fort & ‘Havelis’. Reach there and check-in at the hotel. Get fresh and proceed to visit the Havelis with fascinating murals. Enjoy camel rides on the sand desert. Return to the hotel to enjoy the warmth & hospitality. Stay overnight at hotel built in the middle of the desert.
Day 18 : Mandawa
After breakfast at hotel visit local sights and world famous painting havelis. Overnight at hotel.
Day 19 : Mandawa – New Delhi (by Road)
After breakfast at the hotel, drive to Delhi. After arriving transfer to Airport /Railway Station. Upon arrival Check- in Hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 20 : Delhi – Return
After taking breakfast transfer to airport for your return flight.
It’s time to say good bye to all new friends you have made and take back warm memories of your trip.
|2||Delhi||Amara Hotel / Te New|
Taj Resort/Taj Inn
|2||Jaipur||Om Tower/ Peppermint/ Khandela Haveli|
|2||Udaipur||Raas Leela Camp/Karohi Haveli /Ram Pratap Palace|
|2||Jodhpur||RattanVillas/Devi Bhawan/Heritage Kuchaman Haveli|
|2||Bikaner||Laxmi Niwas Palace|
|1||Mandawa||Alsisar Mahal – Shekhawati|
|1||Delhi||Amara Hotel / Te New|
Package Cost: Per Person on Double/Twin Sharing in USD:
Per Person on Double/Twin Sharing
|Optional Cost||Per Couple|
|Airfare from Delhi – Varanasi||Plz advise date to give you airfare.|
|Train Ticket from Varanasi to Agra in 3rd A/C Sleeper||On Request|
Package Cost Includes:
- Accommodation on twin sharing as per above mention nights and hotels.
- Daily Breakfast at Hotel.
- One Traditional Rajasthani Dinner at Chowki Dhani Resort.
- All transportation and sightseeing by A/C Indigo Car.
- One Elephant Ride at Amer Fort at Jaipur.
- English Speaking Guide during sightseeing where as possible.
- All Hotel Taxes.
Package Cost Excludes:
- Lunch and Dinner.
- Any Monument Fee, Tips.
- Optional Sightseeing and personal expenditure.
- The above given rates are per person on twin sharing and valid for the minimum of 2 Pax traveling together.
- Rates are subject to change as per changes in hotel rates and availability.