Day 01. Flight to India (Delhi)
Around Midnight arrival in Delhi.
The cosmopolitan City and capital Delhi is the main gateway for
travelers. You will meet our company staff representative and transferred to your Hotel.
Day 02. Delhi Sightseeing
Morning is at leisure. Afternoon sightseeing in Old Delhi. include
red fort, old city, Jama Masjid,
“Kutab Minar” which is 71 meter high and was
constructed in 1199.Before we proceed to the Hotel we have a drive
through New Delhi where we see the India Gate, Government Buildings
Day 03. Delhi - Shekhawati Tour
(about 270 km)
After breakfast in the Hotel, we drive to Shekhawati region. Arrival
in Shekhawati in the late evening.
Day 04. Shekhawati - Bikaner Tour
(about 190 km)
In the morning we visit the grand havellis of the Shekhawati area.
a region of NE of Rajasthan and is the After the visit
of Shekhawati area we proceed to Bikaner. After a short break in
Bikaner we visit the Junagarh Fort (1571-1611 AD)
constructed of red sandstone and marble with kiosks and balconies
embellishing the structure at intervals.
Day 05. Bikaner - Osian - Jaisalmer
Tour (about 330 km)
Today we drive through the desert and proceed for Jaisalmer via
Osian. Osian is a great centre of Hindu and Jain religions. The
oldest Temple here was constructed in 1178 AD. We arrive in
Jaisalmer in the late evening.
Day 06. Jaisalmer Sightseeing
Sightseeing of the medieval city of Jaisalmer. Jaisalmer's
sandstone walls and its narrow streets lined with
exquisitely carved buildings makes this city unique. Jaisalmer is
famous for its carved havellis (grand mansions). We have a walk
through the old city and visit the Fort and the Jain temple. In the
afternoon we drive around 40 km. away from Jaisalmer to sam
dunes where we enjoy the sunset before we drive back to
Day 07. Jaisalmer - Jodhpur Tour
(about 290 km)
Early morning drive to Jodhpur. The city was once the capital of the
princely state of Marwar (Land of death). Jodhpur is also known as
the blue city as most of the houses of the old city are painted
blue. We will visit the Mehrangarh Fort (majestic
fort). Mehrangarh Fort was built on a steep hill. We also visit the
Jaswant Thada, a royal cenotaph built in white marble. After the
sightseeing we have a walk through the Bazaars of Jodhpur.
Day 08. Jodhpur - Ranakpur - Udaipur
Tour (about 260 km)
Today we drive to Udaipur. Enroute we will visit Ranakpur. Ranakpur
is known for its superbly carved marble Jain Temples.
An enormous basement of this temple covers 48,000 sq. feet. There
are four subsidiary shrines, twenty four pillared halls. The
Ranakpur Jain Temples were built during the 15th century. After a
rest in Ranakpur we proceed to Udaipur. Udaipur is called the
romantic city of Rajasthan. A city built around shimmering, clear,
blue water lakes which reflect the green hills of the Aravali
Day 09. Udaipur Tour
Today we visit Udaipur. We start our sightseeing with the visit of
Sahelion-Ki-Bari. After the visit of Garden of Maids
we visit a Museum of folk art. This museum has a rich collection of
Folk dresses, ornaments, puppets, masks, dolls, folk musical
instruments and paintings on display. After a break we proceed to
city palace, the biggest Palace in India, In the evening
we have a Boat ride on the lake Pichola. The famous
Lake Palace of Udaipur was the summer residence of the former
Day 10. Udaipur - Pushkar Tour
(about 300 km)
Today we leave Udaipur and drive to Pushkar. The only temple of God
Brahma is in Pushkar thus making Pushkar an important
pilgrimage city for Hindus. Pushkar has become famous in the world
due to its Pushkar Festival which takes place in the month of
November. The biggest cattle and camel markets take place here where
Farmers, breeders and camel traders buy and sell. (if this tour
takes place during the time of Pushkar Festival we spend 2 nights
stay in Pushkar).
Day 11. Pushkar - Jaipur Tour (about
Today we drive to the Pink City Jaipur. Jaipur is the capital of
Rajasthan and famous for its handicrafts and precious and
semiprecious stones. After a break in Jaipur we visit the city
palace in the afternoon which is still the formal residence
of the royal family, built in a blend of the Rajasthani and Mughal
architecture. In the museum of the city palace we visit the private
collection of the Jaipur Mahrajas.
Day 12. Jaipur Sightseeing Tour
After breakfast we drive to the ancient capital of Amber, laying 11
km. away from Jaipur. Amber was the ancient capital of Kachhawaha
dynasty for 6 centuries. We will ascend to the Palace Fortress on
the back of an Elephant. Enroute to Amber we will
visit the Hawa Mahal (Palace of the Winds), built in
1799 AD, it contains 953 small casements with each having its own
balcony. The windows enabled cool air to circulate and the ladies to
watch processions below without being seen.
Day 13. Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri -
Agra Tour (about 260 km)
Today we leave Rajasthan, Drive to Agra, En-route we make a stop and
visit Fatehpur Sikri, This wonderful city constructed
by red sand stones was abandoned as abruptly as it had been built.
It has been generally stated that it was due to failing in the water
supply. Late evening arrival in Agra.
Rest of the day at leisure.
Day 14. Agra Sightseeing Tour
We start today our sightseeing by a visit to the Agra Fort,
built by three of the greatest Mughal emperors. After the visit of
Agra Fort we proceed to visit the most beautiful monument of India,
the Taj Mahal, an enduring monument to love, with a
continually fulfilling beauty. After the visit of Taj Mahal we have
a look at the famous fine marble inlay work which is still being
done in Agra by the descendants of the families of builders and
artists of the Taj Mahal.
Day 15. Agra - Khajuraho (by air)
In the noon we fly from Agra to Khajuraho. Khajuraho was the capital
of the Chandela dynasty.
The Chandela Kings claimed descent from the
moon. The temples of Khajuraho are among the finest
examples of temple craftsmanship in the whole of India. The rest of
the day at leisure.
Day 16. Khajuraho - Varanasi Tour
Today we visit the temple complex of east and west block to see the
most beautiful temples in India. Most famous among them is the
Laxmana Temple which is dedicated to god Vishnu. The
presence of erotic sculptures in the Temples at Khajuraho is one of
the expression among others of the celebration of all human
activities displaying different aspects of Hinduism. In the evening
flight to Varanasi. The rest of the day at leisure. Varanasi is
without doubt India's most sacred city and thus visited by over one
million people. Varanasi is also called the city of light. Buddha
visited this city in 500 BC.
Day 17. Varanasi Sightseeing
In the early morning we take a boat ride on the holy river Ganges
and enjoy sunrise on the boat. Ghats (flight of steps) and the
activities of pilgrims on that are the principal attraction for
visitors to Varanasi. Thousands of pilgrims and devotees visit this
city to make holy prayers, to meditate and to purify themselves
through taking a bath in the holy river Ganges. In the noon we visit
the city of Varanasi. Afternoon at leisure.
Optional: A drive can be organized to Sarnath(10 km). Sarnath
is the place where Buddha delivered his first sermon at deer park.
Day 18. Varanasi - Delhi (by air)
In Afternoon we fly from Varanasi to Delhi. In Delhi we have rest of
the day at leisure.
Optional: Further excursion in Delhi
can be organized as per the individual wishes. Rooms are available
to get fresh and change before we depart for the Airport with
Virtual Tours representative.
Day 19. Flight to Home
Around Midnight flight to home destination