Day 1: Delhi:
Delhi : Upon arrival you will be met at
the airport with garlands. Our
executive would escort you to your hotel. We would have done a
pre check in for you at the hotel which saves you time in middle
of the night. Hotel Imperial / Similar 5 Star Category Hotel.
Day 2: Delhi:
Breakfast at hotel. Your personal guide
takes you on a city tour to witness the contrasts between the two cities in one, the old and new Delhi.In the evening we host you a welcome dinner at one of the finest
restaurants in town.. B/D
New Delhi begins with
the drive past Safdarjang’s Tomb (1753 AD) on the way to
Qutab Minar (1193 AD) this striking medieval tower of victory of
Persian World is 73 m high. Within the Qutab complex, amidst the
ruins of Quwat-ul-Islam mosque, stands the Iron pillar which has
stood the vagaries of weather and has not rusted over 1500 years.
Then drive through New Delhi includes the Embassy area
(Diplomatic enclave), Government buildings, India Gate, Sikh
Temple (Bangla Sahib Gurudwara), Birla Temple and Connaught
Place, New Delhi’s main shopping area. Visit
Humayun’s Tomb - considered to be the fore runner of Taj
In the evening we host you a welcome dinner at one of
the finest restaurants in town.. B / D
After breakfast we drive to Delhi airport to catch
a flight to Udaipur. 1 hr flight. Upon arrival check in at the
Rest of the day free for individual activities. B
UDAIPUR is perhaps a unique pre-modern capital with no fort .
Coming to life after the final sacking of Chittaur , Udaipur saw
an explosive of building activity- temples, palaces and Havelis.
Lake Pichola with its two islands-Jagniwas(now the Lake Palace
Hotel) and Jagmandir defines Udaipur . The City Palace towers
over the lake. The artificial Jaisamand Lake was created in 17th
century by damming the Gomti River. There are beautiful chhatries
(Cenotaphs) around the embankment
Day 4: Udaipur sight seeing +
After breakfast, morning tour of Udaipur city
includes palace Museum, Sahelion Ki Bari, Bhartiya Lok Kala
Mandal, Folk Art Museum ,Jadish Temple.
Later in the evening we take a boat ride in Lake Picchola and Drive back to the
hotel. in the evening your dinner venue is the famous Bagor Ki Haveli, on the
banks of lake Lake Picchola,
a heritage property B / D
Day 5: After breakfast drive
to Jodhpur 250 Kms. 5 hours
Lunch at Ranakpur hill resort and visit the famous Ranakpur temples. Built in
white marble. Its 29 halls spread over 40,000 sq. ft. and has 1,444 pillars,
not one of which is alike in its carving. After visit continue driving to
Jodhpur. Check in at the hotel Taj Hari Mahal / similar category.
Rest of the day free for individual activities. B/L
Day 6 : Jodhpur
Jodhpur is a vibrant, strategically important city on caravan
trade routes. Jodhpur came up in the 15th century on profits from
opium, sandalwood, dates and copper combined with the might of
Rao Jodha and Mehrangarh became the most majestic fort of
After the breakfast your tour begins by visiting the wonderful
Mehrangarh Fort and Jaswant Thada (the royal cenotaphs of
Maharaja Jaswant Singh)
In the afternoon jeep safari to Bishnoi village to witness the
opium ceremony, life of locals, potters house and
Dinner and overnight at the hotel. B
In the morning after breakfast
we drive to Jaipur 310 Kms 6 hours. There are convenient stops
available at regular intervals. Upon arrival in Jaipur , check in
at the Jai Mahal palace. Later in the evening we take you on a
tour of Laxmi Narayan temple built in white marble, a heritage
walk or a rickshaw ride through the illuminated bazaars of
Jaipur. Overnight stay at the Hotel. B
Day 8: Jaipur
THE splendid Fort / Palace
of AMBER was wrested by the Kachhwaha Rajputs in the mid-12th
century who dominated the surrounding area for the next six
centuries. Amber was also the prime site of the alliance between
the Mughals and the Rajputs. The astronomer-King Sawai Jai Singh
II, famous for his Jantar Mantar ascended the throne in 1699. He
soon decided to build a new city in the plains: JAIPUR was
designed according to the principals of the Shilpa-Shastra and
the capital shifted here in 1727, the city attracted merchants
and crafts-people that over time shaped its irresistible bazaar.
The Hawa Mahal, City Palace and Jantar Mantar characterizes the
old city, while the forts of Nahargarh and Jaigarh, add to the
spectacle of the city.
Jaipur City sight seeing + Amber with Elephant ride
After breakfast, excursion to Amber the old capital of Jaipur
rulers. Ride on back of an elephant from the foot of the hills up
to the gates of the fortress. Afternoon sight seeing tour of
Jaipur including Maharaja’s Museum City Palace and Jai
Singh Jantar Mantar the Astronomical Observatory, Hawa Mahal
characterise the old city, while the forts of Nahargarh and
Jaigarh reveal grandeur of the old Raj. B
(Overnight at hotel)
Day 9: Excursion to Samode
Late breakfast and than a visit to nearby Samode Palace about 45
The Samode Palace was the residence of the late rulers of this small
principality under the Kingdom of Jaipur dynasty. This well preserved palace
was converted to hotel a decade back. Nestled in the aravalli hills it is a
great treat to nature lovers. We host you a lunch there followed by a visit to
the durbar hall..truly charming, with it's windows and mirror embedded walls
Return to the hotel,
remainder of the day at leisure. B/L
Day 10 : Jaipur -Agra :
After breakfast we drive to Agra 250 Kms. 5 Hours.
On the way after lunch a visit to Fatehpur Sikri a 16th century
deserted capital of the Mughals. We arrive Agra late afternoon and check in at the mughal
Sheraton/Taj view .
Overnight at the hotel . B
Day 11: AGRA - Taj mahal
one of the Seven
Wonders of the world built by Emperor Shah Jehan in the memory oh
his beloved consort Mumtaz Mahal. This beautiful mausoleum took
22 years to complete with a work force of 20,000. Craftsmen and
master builders came from all over Asia to join in the great work
– from Baghdad, Shiraz, Delhi, Samarkand and Turkey. The
marble, India’s finest; was quarried at Makrana near
Jodhpur. Precious and semi precious stones were imported from
distant lands : Jasper from Punjab, Jade & Crystal from
China, Turquoise from Tibet, Lapis from Afghanistan and Ceylon,
Chrosolite from Egypt, Amethyst from Persia, Agate from Yemen,
Malachite from Russia, Diamonds from Golconda and Mother of Pearl
from the Indian Ocean.
The day starts early as we offer you to visit the great monument
by sun rise. After the visit you return to the hotel for
breakfast . In the afternoon the guide takes you to the other
breath taking sites from the mughal era , including the Agra fort
and itmad-ud-daulah , commonly known as baby taj. After the
sightseeing return to the hotel.
Overnight at the hotel. B
Day 12: Agra - khajuraho
After breakfast board the
early morning luxury train Shatabdi Express for Khajuraho.
Get down at Jhansi and 40 minute drive to Orcha for Lunch.
After lunch another 4 hours drive to Khajurah. Upon arrival check
in at the hotel Taj Chandela. This evening we offer you a dance
performance at the kandharia auditorium where you view the
regional dances from across the country.
Overnight at the hotel. B/L
Day 13: Khajuraho
The temples at Khajuraho were built during the Chandela dynasty,
which reached its apogee between 950 and 1050. Only about 20
temples remain; they fall into three distinct groups and belong
to two different religions – Hinduism and Jainism. They
strike a perfect balance between architecture and sculpture. The
Temple of Kandariya is decorated with a profusion of sculptures
that are among the greatest masterpieces of Indian art.
After Breakfast visit the enchanting temples of Khajuraho with
erotic sculptures. Your guide unwinds the stream of tantra in
In the afternoon drive to airport for flight to Varanasi .Upon
arrival check in at the Taj ganges / Radisson.
In the evening we take you for a rickshaw ride in the downtown
area and then head to the ghats of river Ganges for a boat ride
and witness the Ganga Aarti ( the Brahmin priest offer prayers to
the holy Ganges for bestowing them life and wisdom.)
Overnight at the hotel. B
Day 14 : Varanasi ( the city of light /
learning and cremation/ burning)
The venerable and ancient city Varanasi is the
religious centre of the world for Hindus. It is a magnificent
city, with myriad attractions, both as an exalted place of
pilgrimage and a microcosmic centre of faith. Thousands of
pilgrims visit the city from all parts of India and from across
the world. Varanasi is a unique city where the past and present,
eternity and continuity lives side by side .It is considered to
be the immortal abode of shiva.
The life and activities in the city revolve around the holy
river. Life on the banks of the Ganga begins before dawn when
thousands of pilgrims -men, women and children, come down to the
river to wait for the rising sun.
Your day starts by a sunrise visit at river Ganges followed by a
walk through the narrow lanes of the city to feel the life &
culture of the holiest city of the country.
Return back to the hotel for breakfast.
After lunch in the afternoon
visit to Sarnath 10 Kms This fabled place bears testimony to its
great past where Lord Buddha delivered his first sermon to his
disciples expounding the principles of Buddhism. There are
remains dating as far back as the 3rd century B.C. when Emperor
Ashoka founded various institutions, stupas, monasteries and pillar edicts. The
ruins at Sarnath and the art collection in the
Archaeological Museum are representations/ examples of the
glorious past of Sarnath.
Return back to hotel . Overnight at the hotel. B
Day 15: Varanasi - Delhi
Morning at leisure. We take an afternoon flight to Delhi , where
we have arrangements of the day rooms near the airport till your
onward flight connections.
*Single Supplement Available for 35% Extra .
* Kindly put in a Rate request for The Tour cost of Four Star
The tour includes:
1 Hotels of 4-5 star and heritage category with all specified
meals and the special theme lunches and dinners.
2 Air conditioned transport of superior category with mineral
water served during drives.
3 Services of personal guides at all destinations with entrances
paid for all the monuments.
The tour excludes:
1 International flights , taxes etc.
2 Any tips paid to anybody for any personal service.
3 Consumption of any drinks even during paid meals.
4 Any air port taxes .