Varanasi, Agra and Rajasthan Tour
18 Day / 17 Nights
Delhi- Varanasi - Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Bharatpur - Jaipur - Ranthambhore - Pushkar - Chitaurgarh - Udaipur - Ranakpur - Jodhpur - Jaisalmer - Khuri - Bikaner - Gajner - Deshnoke - Fatehpur - Mandawa – Delhi
01 Day – Arrival at Delhi
Company representatives will receive you on arrival at the Delhi International Airport and transfer to your hotel and check in to hotel and relax yourself.
Day 02 :Delhi - Varanasi (by train or flight))After a relaxed breakfast transfer to airport to connect flight to Varanasi - Varanasi, or Banaras as it was earlier called, sacred to the Hindus has many names: Kashika, or 'the shining one' referring to the light of Shiva. Avimukta, meaning 'never forsaken', refers to the city that Shiva never deserted. Anandavana, the 'forest of bliss', and Rudravasa, the place where Shiva (Rudra) resides. This city has held many a true sceptic captive, despite the atmosphere being dirty and crowded, badly planned and chaotic.. Night stay in Varanasi
Day 03: Varanasi to Agra (by night train)
Some of the temples you can see in Varanasi India are the Kashi Vishwanath Temple, the Tulsi Manas Temple, the Bharat Mata Temple, the Durga Temple and the Nepali Temple. Other tourist attractions in Varanasi are the Jantar Mantar observatory, the Banaras Hindu University and the markets of Varanasi, where you can shop for Banaras sarees, silk textiles and fabric on tours of Varanasi with Agra Hub. Take train for Agra at Varanasi Railway station.
Day 04 :- Agra – In the morning reach in Agra and my driver will pick up from Agra railway station then straight go to hotel, check in to hotel and relax after visit local sight seen Agra the city is home to the wonder in white marble Taj Mahal. The visit to the city with the forts, mosques and tombs amidst the greens will be a great way to enjoy the holiday. This tour to one of the Indian wonders of the worlds is not to be missed. Arrive Agra by lunch and transfer to hotel. After lunch visit Agra Fort- a hilltop citadel with fabulous courtyards, fountains and gates. Evening free to explore the Agra's rich heritage of handicrafts in its markets. Night stay in Agra.
Day 05:- Agra – Bharatpur - Early morning visit theThe tour continues with a visit sunrise Taj mahal and after to the Agra Fort from where one can get the most moving view of the Taj from the little octagonal tower in the Agra Fort which lies across the river Jamuna. It was here that Aurangzeb the third son of Shah Jahan kept his father under house arrest, from where the Emperor spent the last years of his life gazing at the tomb of his beloved. While you going to Bharatpur on the way visit Fathepur Sikari after visit straight drive for Bharatpur, reach in Bharatpur and check in to Hotel . Overnight stay at your leisure.
Day 06:- Bharatpur- Jaipur – In the morning take breakfast then visit Keoladeo Ghana National Park, Bird Sanctuary- Bharatpur
A paradise for the avian world, and the pilgrimage for the bird lovers, it was known as the best duck shooting resort in the British empire. But was declared a reserve for birds in 1956 and later upgraded to National Park, The Iron Fort, also called as The Lohagarh Fort, true to its name stood solidly in front of many British attacks, and frustrated them to ends. It faced the British onslaught four times and after a long siege they had to withdraw, but Lord Lake, however was successful in capturing it in 1805. After visit drive for Jaipur, reach in Jaipur and check in to Hotel and relax. Jaipur was built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh in 1727 AD. The ancient forts and palaces have now been converted into the heritage hotels to provide the luxurious accommodation to the tourists in Jaipur. Visit the most famous Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Amer Fort, Rambagh Gardens and many other above said excursions of Jaipur. Enjoy a camel ride or an elephant ride to view the bazaars of Jaipur. Overnight stay at prebooked hotel.Night stay in Jaipur. Overnight at your leisure.
Day 07:- Amber/ Jaipur -After a leisurely breakfast proceed for sightseeing of Jaipur .Visit in the morning go for Amber fort then Jaipur on your Palace on Wheels tour with us. One of the most sought after tourist destinations in India, Jaipur is a romantic destination waiting to be explored by you. The city impresses everyone with its unparalleled charm, the royal treatment and hospitality. Night stay in Jaipur.
Day 08:- Jaipur- Ranthambhore National Park -After breakfast drive for Ranthambhore , arrive at Ranthambhore and check in to Hotel and take a Lunch, after drive for afternoon Ranthambhore National Park safari and come back to Hotel and relax. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 09:- Ranthambhore National Park / Pushkar - In the morning take a morning safari at Ranthambhore National Park and visit Three eye Ganesh Temple and Fort. After drive for Pushkar, arrive at Pushkar and check in to Hotel and relax yourself. Pushkar is a sacred town for the Hindus, situated 11 kms. to the North-West of Ajmer. The charm of this sleepy, lakeside settlement so captivated the great Indian poet, Kalidas,that it found a place in his classic, Abhigyan Sakuntalam. Brahma is supposed to have performed sacrifice at this lake on Kartik Purnima (the full moon day of the Kartik month), hallowing the place. Sacred to Brahma, Pushkar boasts of its temple dedicated to him, which is the only one of its kind in the world. A dip in the waters of Pushkar and worship at his temple ensure salvation. So thousands flock to Pushkar to observe the ritual on kartik Purnima, or on any of the four days preceding it. Overnight at Hotel
Day 10:- Chitarugarh/ Udaipur – After breakfast drive for Udaipur and on the way visit Chittaurgarh then proceed for Udaipur, arrive in Udaipur and check in to Hotel and relax. And in the evening take little bit sight seen and dinner anywhere or at your leisure. Over night at your leisure.
Day 11:- Udaipur - After breakfast at hotel half day city tour included visit to the City palace, a majestic architectural marvel that is perched on a hill and towers over Lake Pichola. The Palace is a majestic conglomeration of courtyards, pavilions, terraces, corridors, rooms and hanging gardens. Visit Jagdish temple, drive around Fatehsagar Lake, Sahelion ki bari (Queen's Resort For Her Friends), the "Ladies Garden", with its rich foliage and intricately designed fountains. and Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir (Folk Art Museum), which has an interesting collection of Indian folk art including costumes, ornaments, puppets, masks, dolls, musical instruments and deities..
Afternoon Enjoy a Boat cruise on Lake Pichola on which the majestic Lake Palace Hotel is situated. See the Ghats along the lake and the interesting buildings on the banks. The view of the city palace from the lake is spectacular. Overnights at hotel.
Day 12:- Ranakpur- Jodhpur – After breakfast drive for Jodhpur and on the way visit Ranakpur, it’s famous for Jain temples then proceed for Jodhpur, Arrival Jodhpur & check into hotel.
Late afternoon proceed for half day city tour of Jodhpur.
Visit the Meharangarh Fort, situated on a low sandstone Hill, including Moti-Mahal and Phool Mahal. Also visit Jaswant Thada, an imposing Marble Memorium built in 1899 and the Umaid Bhawan Palace, the royal residence of present king in Jodhpur. Overnight at hotel.
Day 13:- Jaisalmer - After breakfast will drive for Jaisalmer, arrive at Jaisalmer and check in to hotel and relax. After you can visit city tour . Overnight at your hotel.
Day14:- Khuri(Desert) or sam-Jaisalmer - After breakfast at hotel proceed for half day city tour of Jaisalmer, includes visit to Jaisalmer Fort, known as Sonar Quila or the Golden fort, rises from the sand and merges with the golden hues of the desert ambience, also visit Government Museum, another prime attraction for the visitors to Jaisalmer.
Afternoon enjoy Camel ride at Khuri. Khuri is renowned for its sand dunes, the waves of golden sand. The Jodha Rajputs live here and even today you can see the stamp of Rajput culture in them.
Overnight at hotel.
Day 15:- Bikaner :- After breakfast at hotel drive (07 hrs) to Bikaner and Gajner , arrive & check into hotel. Afternoon visit Junagarh (an unassailable fortress, which had never been conquered), Lallgarh Palace (an architectural masterpiece in red sandstone). Overnight at hotel.
Day 16:- Mandawa - After breakfast at hotel drive (04 hrs) to Mandawa, arrive & check into the hotel. Rest of the day visit Havelis in and around Mandawa. The sprawling architecture houses different themes in different wings. Mandawa is famous for its Havelis (mansion) built by rich merchants of the region, display a unique architectural style. The Havelis, painted predominantly in blue, maroon, yellow, green and indigo have beautiful wall paintings that adorn their walls. Overnight at hotel.
Day 17:-Delhi - After breakfast proceed for full day city tour of old & New Delhi, drive past Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Raj Ghats, Lotus Temple, Laxmi Narayan Mandir, India Gate, Humayun Tomb, President House and Qutub Minar. Overnight at hotel.
Day 18:- Delhi and departure on your next schedule.