Classical Rajasthan Tour
Duration: 16 Nights/ 17 Days
Destinations Covered : New Delhi - Jaipur - Jodhpur - Udaipur - Pushkar - Mandawa - New Delhi - Agra - Gwalior - Orchha - Khajuraho - Varanasi - New Delhi
Day 01: New Delhi:
Welcome to Incredible India!!! On arrival at Delhi international airport you will be received by our representative and transferred to your hotel. Evening will be used in shopping and in exploring the local bazaars. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 02: New Delhi:
Morning proceed for a daylong sightseeing of Old Delhi (Shahajahanabad) and New Delhi which includes Jama Masjid, Red Fort, Chandni Chowk, Lotus Temple, India Gate and the grand government buildings, the President’s House, Mahatama Gandhi Memorial. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 03: Jaipur:
In the morning drive to Jaipur. On arrival at the charming Pink City of India, check-in at your hotel. Day free at leisure. This is the only city in the world symbolizing the nine divisions of the universe through the nine rectangular sectors subdividing it. In the evening take a walking tour of the colorful streets and bazaars of Jaipur City. The beauty of Jaipur is that its unique architecture and town planning is visible at even the most common places such as its squares and lanes. Overnight stay in your hotel.
Day 04: Jaipur:
Take a full day long sightseeing tour of Jaipur city that includes the City Palace, Jantar Mantar observatory, Hawa Mahal, Birla temple, Albert hall and excursion to the old capital Amber Fort. Here at Amber, you’ll ascend till the gates of majestic fort on elephant back. The fort displays a beautiful mix of Mughal and Rajput styles of architecture. Evening you have the option to visit an ethnic village resort namely ‘Chokhi Dhani’ where you may enjoy traditional Rajasthani dinner along with other cultural performances. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 05: Jodhpur:
After breakfast proceed for Jodhpur. On arrival check-in at your hotel. Move out for a sightseeing tour of the city. Visit the grandeur of the Umaid Bhawan Palace, Mehrangarh fort and Jaswant Thada and Clock Tower. Evenings at leisure, walk along the flourishing spice market here, you are left fascinated by the aroma of the opulent variety of spices. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 06: Udaipur:
Morning drive to Udaipur in your exclusive vehicle. On the way visit the unparalleled Ranakpur Jain Temples (the temple here is the largest Jain temple in the world having 14.44 carved pillars with no two pillars looking alike!). Later drive further to Udaipur. The city is built in 1559 A.D. by Maharaja Udai Singh and has been described as one of the most romantic cities of the world. On arrival, check-in at your hotel. In the evening take a walk through the colorful Bazaar. Take a boat ride on Lake Pichola, and visit the Jag Mandir Palace amidst the lake, the picturesque beauty of the palace will take your breath away. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 07: Udaipur:
Take a full day sightseeing trip of the city which includes visit to the City Palace - the largest Palace museum of Rajasthan (note the trees growing at the top floor of the palace, which is actually the summit of the hill the palace is covering!), Saheliyon ki bari, luxuriate some time in this embellishing garden where royal ladies use to bask in the green lawns and blue waters and excursion to temples of Nagada and Eklingji. In the evening visit the 300-year-old Jagdish Temple and the Royal Cenotaphs of the Rajput kings. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 08: Pushkar:
Morning after having breakfast drive to Pushkar holy city. On arrival check-in at your hotel. Later visit various temples and ghats and holy Pushkar Lake. There are more than 400 hundred temples in Pushkar but the main attraction being the temple of Lord Brahma, the only temple in India dedicated to Brahma. If it is the month of October/November then you are lucky to enjoy the world famous cattle fair of Pushkar. Rest of the time completely free to explore the Pushkar on your own. Over night in your hotel.
Day 09: Mandawa:
Morning, drive to Mandawa. On arrival check in at your hotel. Later visit Mandawa town, founded 1755 by Thakur Nawal Singh and still the home of his descendants, has beautiful frescoes, havelis and mansions. Mandawa castle one of the finest castles of Rajasthan, is now a hotel and house of collection of armories, costumes of ancestors, canons from 1820 ancient coins, numismatic collection and many other interesting items, preserved in a museum. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 10: New Delhi:
In the morning drive straight to New Delhi. On arrival check-in at your hotel. Remaining day at leisure. In the evening visit colorful markets and local bazaars of city. Over night at your hotel.
Day 11: Agra:
Morning, drive to Agra in your exclusive vehicle. On arrival check-in to your Hotel and move out to visit The Agra Fort - the rusty and majestic red-sandstone fort of Agra stands on the banks of the river Yamuna. Later at sunset visit the magnificent Taj Mahal - one of the seven wonders of the world surely the most extravagant expression of love ever created. It took over 17 years to build this memorial by Shah Jahan for his beloved wife Mumtaj. Night stay in your hotel.
Note: Taj Mahal remains closed on Friday.
Day 12: Gwalior:
In the morning drive straight to Gwalior. On arrival check-in at your hotel. The historic city Gwalior is an old city, known for its old and massive forts. On arrival check-in at your hotel. Further move out for sightseeing of Gwalior city which includes Gwalior Fort, The Gujari Mahal, Man Mandir, The Sas-Bahu temples, The Chhatris and Tomb of Mohammad Ghaus. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 13: Orchha:
After having a leisurely breakfast, drive to Orchha in your exclusive vehicle. Orchha - once the capital of Bundelas, Orchha is a village, set amongst a complex of well preserved palaces and temples. On arrival check in into your hotel room. Move out for the sightseeing of Orchha which includes temples and palaces of 16th century. Over night in your hotel.
Day 14: Khajuraho:
After a delightful breakfast drive straight to Khajuraho. On arrival check in to your hotel and visit the most romantic and a great example of architecture the Love temples of Khajuraho. These temples are divided into two categories the western group of temples and the eastern group of temples. In the evening visit the local bazaars of the local town. Over night in your hotel.
Day 15: Varanasi:
In the morning you will be transferred to the airport of Khajuraho to board the flight for Varanasi. On your arrival check-in at your hotel. Later move out for the sightseeing tour of the city which includes Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Durga Temple, and Tulsi Manas Temple. In the evening enjoy the Riksha ride while exploring this old city of your own. Over night in your hotel.
Day 16: Varanasi:
After having a leisurely breakfast move out for a morning guided spiritual tour along the banks of the river Ganges and also take a boat ride over this sacred river. Take an excursion to Sarnath- the place where Buddha delivered his first sermon. Over night in your hotel.
Day 17: Fly to Delhi - Departure:
Morning after breakfast at appropriate time check-out and you will be transferred to Varanasi airport to board a flight to New Delhi for your onward journey. The Tour ends.