North India with Taj Mahal Tour
Places Covered : Delhi - Jodhpur - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Udaipur - Jaipur - Agra - Varanasi - Delhi
Duration : 10 Nights / 11 Days
Day 01 : Arrive Delhi
Arrive into Delhi.
On arrival in Delhi, you will be met and transferred by company's representative to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight at Hotel.
Day 02 : Delhi
This morning after breakfast we will proceed for the sightseeing of Delhi.
City tour of New & Old Delhi.
Later proceed on a tour of the city, which includes the main attraction like Qutab Minar, Humayun's tomb, Lakshminarayan Temple, a modern Hindu Temple, Parliament House, Government Secretarial Building and Connaught place, the shopping centre of New Delhi.
Visit Red Fort, built in 1648 by Mughal Emperor Shahjehan, Jama Masjid, one of the largest Mosque of India, Raj Ghat and Shanti Vana, the cremation sites of Mahatama Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru. Also drive past Chandni Chowk, shopping centre of Old Delhi.
Optional: Dances of India or explore the market & shop for special bargains!
. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 03 : Delhi - Jodhpur - Jaisalmer
Early morning transfer to airport to catch flight for Jodhpur. Upon arrival at Jodhpur, proceed to Jaisalmer by surface.
On arrival, check in at the hotel.
Overnight at Hotel.
Day 04 : Jaisalmer
After a leisurly breakfast, proceed for full day sightseeing tour of The Golden City - Jaisalmer. It is in the heart of the Great Indian Desert. Its temple, fort and palaces are all built of yellow stone. The city is a mass of intricately carved buildings, facades and elaborate balconies. Visit the JAISALMER FORT - The oldest living Fort in the world.
See the Patwon-Ki-Havelies, Salim-Singh-Ki-Haveli and Gandhi Sagar Tank. Also visit Barabagh Hill.
In the afternoon, proceed to the SAM SAND DUNES for visiting the typical Rajasthani Desert Village. View the sunset from the dunes, as the sky is set on fire. Return to the village for dinner amidst Rajasthani musicians playing haunting tunes. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 05 : Jaisalmer - Jodhpur
This morning after breakfast drive to Jodhpur .Upon arrival at Jodhpur check into your hotel.
Later proceed for a village safari in the jeep and have a rare glimpse into the rich culture and true essence of India. Abundant wildlife (game) and memorable moments of the great desert landscape fascinates one while driving along the countryside.
Afternoon sightseeing tour of Jodhpur - gateway to the desert beyond, home of the Rathores of Marwar, visit the Mehrangarh Fort, rising up a hilly scarp, built on the advice of a hermit, overlooking the city in the image of a long sentinel. Inside the Fort are a number of palaces added by successive rulers. In this palace you would see different miniature paintings & cradle room. After this you would visit Jaswant Thada Memorial.Overnight at Hotel.
Day 06 : Jodhpur - Udaipur
This morning after breakfast transfer to airport to catch flight for Udaipur. Upon arrival at Udaipur check into your hotel.
Rest or the day at leisure.Overnight at Hotel.
Day 07 : Udaipur - Jaipur
Afetr breakfast Proceed on a sightseeing tour of Udaipur, stopping first at City Palace. Here you will marvel at rooms with mirrored walls and ivory doors, colored glass windows and inlaid marble balconies and the Peacock Courtyard.
Also visit the lovely Sahelion-ki-Bari Gardens, the Jagdish Temple and the local folk Museum.
Later drive to Jaipur. Upon arrival at Jaipur check into your hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 08 : Jaipur
City tour of Jaipur
This morning you will experience the wonders of this magicial pink city, as you proceed on a tour of Amber fort - which is set on the dry wrinkled Aravali Hills, and surrounded by fortified battlements. We will ride up to this hilltop palace on a caparisoned, painted elephant. Later visit the Jagmandir or the Hall of victory glitterning with mirrors, Maharaja's City Palace and the Observatory - The Solar Observatory - an astronomical treasure house, with solar device that give accurate predictions till date. The City Palace reflects a blend of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. Drive past Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Winds, a five-storied structure of pink sandstone with semi-octagonal and delicately honeycombed windows overlooking the main street of the old city and through the rose pink residential and business areas of Jaipur.Overnight at Hotel.
Day 09 : Jaipur - Agra
After breakfast drive to Agra enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri. Fatehpur Sikri built by Emperor Akbar in 1569 and abandoned after 15 years due to scarcity of water. See the graceful buildings including Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chisti, Panch Mahal and other palaces. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 10 : Agra - Varanasi
After breakfast proceed on a city tour of Agra.
Visit Taj Mahal (Closed on Friday), Red fort & Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daula. Later you will visit a marble gallery - the flagship store in Agra which offers an excellant range of white marble, fashionable wear & exotic wooden articles, truly a one stop shop!
In time transfer to Railway station to catch train for Varanasi.Overnight at Hotel.
Day 11 : Varanasi - Delhi
On arrival, transfer to hotel.
Later, visit The Daswamedh Ghat and take a boat ride on the sacred river Ganges. See the cremation Ghats and witness the living traditions of one of the world's oldest and most important religions.
Later in time transfer to the Varanasi airport to catch flight for Delhi.
On arrival transfer to International airport to board the flight for your onward destinations with sweet and unforgettable memories.