This amazing adventure through historic India takes us to some of the glorious country's most exciting sights. On our fascinating journey we discover thriving cities, spectacular Historical forts & Palaces, Museums, Frescoes & Semi of heritage and have the chance to see a tiger in the wild.
Day 01 Arrive Delhi
Arrive Indira Gandhi International Airport, meet & greet with Traditional Indian welcome. Transfer to hotel. Delhi stands as the capital of Modern India. Here you can see the mingling of the Old and New India, the ancient and the modern. Delhi is made up of seven ancient cities, spanning the period from the 11th to 20th centuries. Delhi has seen the rise and fall of many emperors, which have left behind a plethora of monuments that commemorate the grandeur and glory of bygone ages. Very few cities in the world can express such a profusion of architectural styles. Overnight stay at hotel
Day 02 In Delhi
After breakfast visit to Swaminarayan temple Akshardham reflects the essence and magnitude of India's ancient architecture, traditions and timeless spirituality,
Hall of Values - Universal values for mankind presented through audio-animatronics and light and sound diorama presentations from the life of Bhagwan Swaminarayan
Giant Screen film - A giant screen film on an 85’ x 65’ screen that vividly portrays an 11-year-old child-yogi’s epic pilgrimage of India
Boat Ride -A12-minute fascinating boat-ride experience of 10,000 years of India's glorious heritage. Learn about the discoveries and inventions of the rishi-scientists of India, see the world’s first university of Takshashila and sail through the caves of Ajanta-Ellora
Garden of India - Sixty acres of lush lawns, gardens and exquisite bronze statues of India's child gems, valorous warriors, national figures and great women personalities inspire visitors with values and national pride
Afternoon visit to New Delhi was designed and built by the British in the 1920's-it's a city of wide boulevards impressive Government buildings, green parks and gardens. In 1911 King George V announced the transfer of the capital from Calcutta to Delhi. The King's architects, Lutyens and Baker, set in motion the Design and construction of Delhi's eight cities - New Delhi. Lutyens designed an "Imperial City" having palatial-sized buildings set amid broad tree-lined avenues punctuated by Mughal style gardens, complete with fountains and shallow pools. It took 20 years to complete this immense undertaking only to have the British pack up and relinquish the subcontinent in 1947. You will visit two monuments from Delhi's past - Humayun's Tomb and Qutub Minar. Your drive takes you along the ceremonial avenue, past the imposing India Gate and Parliament House. Also visit Sikh Gurudwara Bangla Sahib to see the worship etc. Overnight stay at hotel
Day 03 Delhi - Mandawa 260 kms / 4 .30 hrs
Today drive to (Shekhawati) Mandawa - The region lies the triangular area between Delhi, Jaipur and Bikaner and includes Jhunjhuniun, Sikar and Churu districts of Rajasthan upon arrival check in to Hotel.
Afternoon visit the Mandawa -Shekhawati The semi-desert region of Shekhawati is popularly known as the 'open-air art gallery' of Rajasthan. Shekhawati is unique as no-where else in the world there is such a hundred of Haveli’s, temples, cenotaphs, wells and forts. Later visit to Havelies in Mandawa notably the Chokhani Saraf & Ladia Havelies, also visit Temples. See the extraordinary frescoes on the walls of the houses and medieval painting of Shekhawati. You could enjoy the countryside sitting from the cart. Your home for 2 Nights stay at hotel
Day 04 Mandawa - Jaipur 170 kms / 3.30 hrs
Morning countryside drive to Jaipur On today’s drive to Jaipur through the Rajasthani countryside we see villages, woman dressed in the brilliantly colored saris of the region, Camels, Elephants & scenes of rural lives.
Upon arrival check in hotel, later visit to Sanganer village situated of outskirt of Jaipur Look at the teeming Jain temple from the 17th century and visit the traditional wood block painting, tie and dye fabric, paper factory and blue pottery that make the reputation of the craftsmanship of the city rose. Overnight stay at hotel
Day 05 In Jaipur
Morning visit the 17th century fortress of Amber Fort - marvelous example of Rajput architecture with its terraces and ramparts reflected in the Maota Lake below. Go up the fort ascended on Caparisoned Elephant true to the style of the Maharajas of the past. The interiors of the fort have various royal halls decorated with intricate ivory, mirror and glasswork complemented by exquisite wall paintings. Later drive to Ranthambhore National park
Afternoon visit to Maharaja’s City Palace - where you can see an imposing blend of traditional Rajasthani and Mughal Art, The museum is resplendent with its collection of robes of royal princes, carpets, an armory of old weapons, miniature paintings portraying court scenes, battle scenes and processions, Jantar Mantar (an accurate observatory built in 1726 A.D.), Birla White Marble temple and Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds) - a five storied wonder with a spectacular pyramidal facade and overhanging windows with latticed screens, domes and spires Overnight stay at hotel
Day 06 Jaipur – Abhaneri – Agra 230 kms / 5-6 hrs
On today’s drive through the Rajasthani countryside we see villages, woman dressed in the brilliantly colored saris of the region, Camels, Elephants & scenes of rural lives. En route visit the small ancient village of Abhaneri in northern Rajasthan. Begin at Chand Baori, one of the largest step wells in India, fortified on all sides. This unique idea, conceived by the early natives to function as a water reservoir, is located adjacent to the temple dedicated to Harshat Mata, goddess of joy and happiness. Then, stop for an unforgettable experience, an authentic camel cart ride. Afterward, continue to Agra
Evening take Horse cart (Tonga Ride) to the Magnificent Taj Mahal – The New 7 wonder of the world and Monument of Love in the warm glow of Sunset, which was built in 1630 by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan as a tomb for his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. Construction of the Taj Mahal began in 1631, and is believed to have taken 18 years to complete, with over 20,000 craftsmen working around the clock. The design and construction is said to be that of the legendary architect, Ustad Ahamad Lahori. Legend has it that once construction was completed, what makes the Taj Mahal unique is its perfect proportions, distinct femininity, medium of construction and ornamentation. Its marble exterior reflects rose and golden tints at sunrise and sunset, while it is dazzling white during the day. It is impossible to visualize the Taj Mahal in any surrounding others than its paradoxical garden. Paradise, in Islam, is visualized as a lush garden where running streams flow. When the Mughal brought this concept to India they elevated it to heights of Incomparable artistry. As you drive through the city witness the local life, Shopping and bazaars (markets) and the hustle bustle of everyday India. Overnight stay at hotel
Day 07 Agra – Delhi 200 kms 3 hrs Bhubaneshwar Fly
After breakfast drive to Delhi airport to board the flight for Bagdogra to take afternoon flight upon arrive at Bhubaneshwar transfer to hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Kila Dalijoda Heritage home. This Palace belonged to the erstwhile Raja Saheb of Panchkote Raj, who built it in the year 1931 to actively pursue his 'Shikar' interests in the adjoining Dalijoda forests. The heritage stay will take to the past days of Royal Families of India to portray the family heritage, culture, rural lifestyle, food, tribal life, jungle walks, birding, boat ride, angling and much more. Overnight at Kila Dalijoda, Total Km 120
Day 08 Kila Dalizoda - Phulbani
Morning drive to Phulbani enroute visit the famous Nuapatana Textile Village known for TIE & DIE pattern, Sadeibareni Dhokra Craft Village famous for Brass metal craft work. Arrival at Phulbani, Overnight at Phulbani, Total 280 Km
Day 09 Phulbani – Baliguda – Kotagarh Sanctuary – Rayagada 250 kms
Morning drive to Rayagada, enroute visit Baliguda, which is termed at entry point for Tribal of Odisha. The place is naturally beautiful surrounded by Sal Forest. Baliguda is home to Desia Kondh & Kutia Kondh. Visitors can trek to the tribal village to know about their livelihood. Also visit Dhokra Craft village & where variety of Tribal art is practiced & a village community Hall is established to promote & sustain this tribal form of Art & Craft. Tribal market Kotagarh, Our drive continued to Rayagada via Muniguda Overnight at Rayagada.
Day 10 Jeypore – Anukudelli - Jeypore 230 kms (Must be Thursday)
Morning drive to Anukudelli Bonda and Desia Tribal market, on the way visit Machkund water fall and on the way visit Mali Village & Gadava Village at Lamtaput (Allar Gadava). Overnight at Jeypore.
Day 11 Jeypore – Nandapur - Jeypore
Morning drive to Jagannath Temple, Kunduli Haat, Similiguda Lunch & Limika Pottery village, Bada Paraja Tribal Village. Overnight at Jeypore. (Total Km 250)
Day 12 Jeypore – Chandragiri Buddhist Monastery -Taptapani - Gopalpur
Mornin drive to Chandragiri Tibetan Settlement, Soara Tribes, Taptapani Hot Spring, is evening at Gopalpur at Sea, overnight at Gopalpur At Sea. (Total Km 350)
Day 13 Gopalpur at Sea – Chilika Lake - Puri
Early morning photography at beach side, Fishermen village, Fishing boats, am transfers to Puri, enroute visit Chilika Lake. Experience the Ferry Journey from Parikud to Satpara. This is one of the best sceneric water ways to capture frames. Arrival at Puri, Jagannath Temple (only Hindus are allowed inside Temple premise), Non Hindus can see the temple from a designated place. Evening sightseeing at the street of Puri, Overnight at Puri. (Total Km 250)
Day 14 Puri – Konark – Raghurajpur Heritage Village - Bhubaneswar
Morning visit to Raghurajpur Heritage village (Craft Village), this village is one of the seventh heritage village of India. Enjoy the Chita-paintings on the walls of the houses. Situated amidst groves of coconut, palm, mango and jack fruit, the main village has two streets with over 120 houses, most decorated with mural paintings, where the painters reside and practice their Pattachitra craft, besides many others that practices throughout the village, including traditional masks, stone idols, paper Mache, sculptures, and wooden toys. Local Folk Dance (Gotipua Dance) can all so be arranged here. Kindly intimate us early.
Day 15 Bhubaneswar & Departure
Then drive to UNESCO Heritage site of Konark Sun Temple, enroute visit Chandrabhaga Sea Beach. River Surfing & Sea Surfing is available (optional). Second half transfer to Bhubaneswar. Evening transfer to Bhubaneswar for Overnight stay
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