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RAJASTHAN & NORTH INDIA| 14 Days
Delhi – Mandawa – Khandela – Jaipur – Agra – Dholpur – Gwalior – Orchha – Dhubela - Khajuraho – Banaras - Delhi – Onward
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Tour Advantages

  • Tradition Indian welcome ceremony
  • Enjoy Rickshaw puller ride to Bustling Chandni Chowk
  • Drive down Delhi’s impressive Raisina Hills to India Gate
  • Enjoy Countryside jeep ride to a farm and it’s 'baoli' in Khandela
  • Visit to Havelies and Frescoes of Shekhawati
  • Enjoy Jeep ride to Rajasthani villages and their inhabitants in Khejarla
  • Travel by brightly Caparisoned Elephant ride to Jaipur’s Amber Fort
  • Rajasthani Country side drive
  • Enjoy the Horse cart ride up to Taj Gate 
  • Stand before the world’s most famous monument to love, The Taj Mahal
  • Walk through the Mughal “Ghost town” of Fatehpur Sikri
  • Jeep Safari to explore the Dholpur
  • Visit to Museum in Gwalior
  • Visit to temple and Fort in Orchha
  • Enjoy the aarti ceremony in Varanasi Ghat
  • Boat ride at Ganges to see the bathing Ghat and worship
  • Visit to Buddhist site Sarnath 

Day By Day Itinerary

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.  Very few cities in the world can express such a profusion of architectural styles.

Day 02 New & Old Delhi Tour
Visit to Old Delhi start the day with a Cycle Rickshaw Puller Ride through Old Delhi. Here you will view Red Fort, the most Opulent Fort and Palace of the Mughal Empire. Also visit Raj Ghat, the memorial site of the Mahatma Gandhi.

New Delhi was 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. Visit to Qutub Minar, drive pass through the Raisina Hill, past the imposing India Gate, Government Buildings, President House 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 On the way stop at unprecedented Narnaul, you visit the tomb of Ibrahim Khan Sur, Pashtun fine example of architecture, and the pretty Jal Mahal Palace 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 hundreds 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. Overnight stay at hotel

Day 04 Shekhawati – Khandela 82 Kms / 1 hrs
After breakfast visit to Dundlod, then Nawalgarh, discovering new splendid Havelis and cenotaphs, Continue to Khandela for a night in the small palace of the village. Walk through the streets of the town, its bustling bazaar, craftsmen (potters, bracelets "bangles"), its school and its superb frescoes, its Shiva temple. Everywhere you encounter huge smile and welcoming residents unaccustomed to visitors. Jeep ride to a farm and its 'baoli' or wells degree, where you take tea. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 05 Khandela – Jaipur 94 Kms / 1.30 hrs
Morning drive to Jaipur, once the capital of Rajasthan province, "the abode of rajahs" Everywhere you will see the monuments of its Rajput rulers. It has the distinction of being a well-planned and laid out city. As you drive through the old part of town, you will witness a life most unlike others. Witness how the city blooms during the day in a kaleidoscope of color and sound. Jaipur is one of the main centers for shopping in India -- especially with regard to textiles, jewellery, stones carpets, etc. Upon arrival check in hotel
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 stayat hotel

Day 06 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 you can take Tri Rickshaw to explore bazar. Overnight stay

Day 07 Jaipur –Agra 232 kms / 5 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 to Ghost city of Fatehpur Sikri the deserted red sandstone city that was built by Emperor Akbar as his capital. Ponder the mysterious desertion of this capital city that was dramatically abandoned a few years after it was built. It was a veritable fairy tale city and its 'ruins' are still in a pristine condition. It is not hard to imagine what the court life must have been like in the days of its grandeur of Shah Jehan, mastermind of the unforgettable Taj Mahal.  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 08 Agra – Dholpur 55 Kms/ 1 hrs
Morning 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 Sunrise, 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.

After breakfast drive to Dholpur, a town founded in the eleventh century. Check in the pretty palace Raj Niwas. Jeep safari to explore the temple Machkund (XVII), ruins of Fort Shergarh, and a village in traditional activities (basketry workshop, agriculture. Overnight stay at hotel

Day 09 Dholpur – Gwalior – Orchha 200 kms /4 hrs
After breakfast drive to Gwalior visit to Gwalior fort - Sas Bahu Temple, Karan Mahal, Gujri Mahal, Tan Sen Tomb & Jai Vilas Palace. Continue to Ghost town Orchha (4 hours), "jewel of Madhya Pradesh", the ancient capital of a Rajput kingdom and romantic medieval town on the banks of the Betwa. The Laxmi Narayan Temple, famous for its frescoes and mural paintings, you attend evening prayers. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 10 Orchha – Khajuraho 175 kms / 4 hrs
Morning visit the Jehangir Mahal palace of impressive dimensions and Raj Mahal containing very beautiful miniatures. Later drive to Khajuraho (4h). On the way, stop at Dhubela museum that exhibits beautiful collections and Bundela Chandela dynasty. Overview chatris and Fort overlooking a beautiful lake, at Khajuraho, depending on the season, dance show or sound and light. Overnight stay at hotel

Day 11 In Khajuraho -Panna – Raneh Fall
After breakfast visit to renowned Khajuraho group of temples dedicated to God and goddesses from Hindu mythology, Visit the world famous Chandela temples where forthright sculptures celebrate the Joy of life and love for which there is no equivalent in the world.
Afternoon safari in Panna National Park, where you will try to see the famous Nilgaut antelopes, gavials and with a little luck, leopards. Nearby, the impressive Raneh Falls formed steep gorgeous gorges. Return to Khajuraho Overnight stay

Day 12 Khajuraho – Varanasi Fly
Afternoon flight for toBanaras - is one of the oldest cities in the world. Also known as Banaras, this city has been the center of the Hindu faith for all of recorded history. Kashi, Banaras or Varanasi is the oldest living city in the History of Mankind. This City is acknowledged as the cultural Capital of the Oriental part of the Globe. This is treated as an embodied diving. India, the nation with diversified culture has one unity or common that is Varanasi where cultures from all the walks of this country congregated and accepted this city as their spiritual Destiny. Evening see “aarti” Ceremony on the River Ganges & Stroll along the narrow lanes and bazaars full of shops selling, among other things, the world-famous Banaras Silks. Overnight stay

Day 13 In Varanasi
Early Morning visit some of the Hindu Temples that line the river Ganges & Boat excursion on the Holy River Ganges to see the Bathing ghats and crimination sites. Watching people bathing and worshiping at the ghats is one of the most extraordinary experiences of a visit to India. Later city tour Bharat Mata Temple with a big relief map of India in marble,

Afternoon day return excursion to Sarnath – 10 km from the holy city of Varanasi, is the blessed locale where more than 2,500 years ago Buddha chose to deliver his first sermon, after attaining Nirvana. Gautam Buddha with his five disciples formed the first Sangha along with Yasa of Varanasi and his 54 friends. The beginning of the celebrated Mantra, “Buddham Sharanam Gachhami” owes its origin to Sarnath. The three jewels “I go for refuge to the Buddha, I go for refuge to the Wheel of Law, and I go for refuge to the Sangha” first laid down here, have remained unchanged ever since. Hence rightly, every Buddhist Pilgrim after Bodhgaya endeavors to be blessed with a visit to Sarnath in his lifetime. Overnight stay at hotel

Day 14 Varanasi – Delhi
Say good bye to this fascinating and memorable tour for transfer to airport to board flight for Delhi to take connected flight for onward destination

Tour Inclusion

Accommodation

  • 02 Night stay in Delhi
  • 01 Night stay in Mandawa
  • 01 Night stay in Khandela
  • 02 Night stay in Jaipur
  • 01 Night stay in Agra
  • 01 Night stay in Dholpur
  • 01 Night stay in Orchha
  • 02 Night stay in Khajuraho
  • 02 Night stay in Varanasi

Meal  

  • Daily buffet breakfast in Hotel

Transfers & Sightseeing

  • All transfers and Sightseeing as per Itinerary by First-class Air-conditioned vehicle 
  • Air fare From Khajuraho – Varanasi – Delhi

Other services Includes

  • Monument entry fees
  • Services of local English speaking guide
  • Cycle Rickshaw Puller Ride in Chandani
  • Horse Cart ride to Taj Mahal
  • Caparisoned Elephant / Jeep ride to Amer Fort
  • Aarti ceremony in Varanasi
  • Boat cruise at Banaras Ghat to see the worship and bathing Ghat
  • All Applicable Government Taxes

Tour Exclusion

  • Indian Visa
  • Travel Insurance
  • Major Meals - Lunch & Dinner
  • Services of Language Speaking Guides
  • Video, film & professional still camera fees
  • Anything which is not mentioned in inclusions above
  • Expenses of personal nature like Telephone Calls, Laundry, Porterage, Tips, Alcoholic Beverages, etc
Add on Experiences

With this Incredible India holidays, you can add on some experiences according to your taste to make the unforgettable & memorable tour with an additional price.

asia spice market khari

Asia Largest spice market

Gurudwara Bangla Sahib Kitchen

Gurudwara Bangla Sahib Kitchen

craft museum

Handicraft Museum

Food in Haveli

Home Cooked Food in Haveli

indian crafts bazaar

Indian Crafts Bazaar

Boating at Ramgarh Lake

ELEPHANT FARM

Explore Chokhi Dhani

Explore the villages in Jeep

Hot Air Balloon Ride

wilderness with Jeep Safari

Rajasthani Cuisines

Rejuvenate yourself with a massage

Fulfill your shopping spree

Heritage Hotel

Raj Mandir Cinema

Agra cooking class

Making your own Taj Mahal

Mohhabat - The Taj Show

Rejuvenate

Shop at Kinari Bazar

Explore the Old Town of Khajuraho

Archaeological Museum

Explore the Old Town of Khajuraho

Explore the Old Town of Khajuraho

Panna National Park

Panna National Park

Panna National Park

Light Show in Khajuraho

Shop till you drop

Shop till you drop

Explore the weavers’ village