Duration: 23 Nights / 24 Days
Destination: New Delhi - Varanasi - Khajuraho - Agra - Bharatpur - Sariska - Jaipur - deogarh - udaipur - Jaisalmer - Bikaner - Samode - Neemrana - New Delhi
Day 01: New Delhi:
Welcome in India! Evening sound and light show at Red Fort.
Day 02: New Delhi:
Daylong sightseeing of Old Delhi (Shahajahanabad) and Lutyen?s Delhi (New Delhi). Evening free to shop around busy Connaught Place.
Day 03: Varanasi:
Morning board the flight for Varanasi on arrival check in into your hotel. Take a walking tour of a few Ghats and narrow backlanes to feel the pulse of this most sacred city of India.
Day 04: Varanasi:
Early morning boat ride on river Ganges to witness holy rituals on Ghats. A very spiritual experience! Day tour to Sarnath where Buddha delivered his first sermon.
Day 05: Khajuraho:
Board the morning flight for Khajuraho. Evening take a guided tour of western group of outstanding temples.
Day 06: Orchha:
Drive towards Jhansi and reach Orchha a virgin historical site picturesquely located by the banks of Betwa River. The place with its beautiful palaces and thematic chambers is still almost untouristic. Visit the Fort, Raj Mahal palace, Raj Praveen Mahal Palace, Jehangir palace and the Royal chhattries. Also visit Raja Ram temple- the only place where Lord Rama is worshipped as a king.
Day 07: Agra:
Take train to Agra. At Agra visit the incomparable Taj Mahal and Agra Fort.
Day 08: Bharatpur:
Visit the well-preserved capital of Akbar- Fatehpur Sikri on the way. After checking in at Bharatpur, Visit to Keoladeo Ghana National Park for the unbelievable variety of native and migratory birds which can be seen effortlessly.
Day 09: Sariska:
Morning visit to bird sanctuary once again. Drive to Sariska with an excursion to Deeg to see the elaborate water palaces built by Raja Surajmal Jat. After visiting the palace of Alwar drive to Sariska Tiger Reserve and check in Hotel.
Day 10: Sariska:
Drive deep in the jungles on jeep to discover a good range of wildlife including, if lucky, the Tiger.
Day 11: Jaipur:
After arrival at Jaipur, take a city sightseeing trip. In the evening walk through many interesting lanes of Jaipur, which are full of shops of artisans, temples and traditional houses.
Day 12: Jaipur:
Morning walking tour of some interesting streets and squares of the Pink City to catch glimpses of the habitual patterns of its people which even includes
attending heart-rending prayers at Sri Govind Devji temple. Elephant ride to Amber fort during the day. Visit to a farmhouse for local Rajasthani dinner.
Day 13: Deogarh:
After reaching Deogarh day left free to explore the village or to take a horse safari to nearby countryside. Evening folk entertainment within the palace.
Day 14: Udaipur:
Drive towards Udaipur and visit Molela village for its fine terracotta craft before finally checking in. At Udaipur half day sightseeing trip of City Palace and Saheliyon ki Bari. Evening free to explore the interesting labyrinths around Jagdish temple on your own.
Day 15: Udaipur:
Day free to relax in your hotel room. Optional excursion to Ranakpur Jain temples or Eklingji/Nagda. Boatride sightseeing of Lake Pichhola at sunset.
Day 16: Jodhpur:
After visiting the incredible marble temples of Ranakpur on the way reach Jodhpur. Day at leisure.
Day 17: Jodhpur:
Day visit includes Mehrangarh Fort, Umaid Bhawan and bazaars of walled city. Rest of the free for leisure.
Day 18: Jaisalmer:
After a leisurely breakfast drive further to Jaisalmer-The Golden City. In the evening walk in the still inhabited fort of Jaisalmer with a distinct and vibrant lifestyle.
Day 19: Jaisalmer:
Morning sightseeing tour of the fort and various other attractions of this fairy tale city. In the evening, excursion to Samm Sand Dunes for the sunset views of the desert.
Day 20: Bikaner:
Reach Bikaner-the camel city. Visit the well-preserved Junagarh fort. In the evening visit the unique temple of rats in Deshnoke.
Day 21: Mandawa:
Reach the Shekhawati town Mandawa by road. Walking tour of the town to see some of its frescoed havelies. Excursion to Nawalgarh the town having some of the best frescoes. Traditional Rajasthani lunch in a village.
Day 22: Samode:
Drive to Samode village and check in at Samode Palace. The fairy tale palace perfectly recreates the nostalgia of princely past when everything of it evoked a unique style!
Day 23: Neemrana:
After a pleasant drive reach Neemrana fort and check in. The day is left free to relax and appreciate the strong character the fort reflects. Option of visiting the village downhill.
Day 24: New Delhi:
Drive to Delhi. On arrival transfer to hotel. In the evening you will be transferred to the international airport of New Delhi to board the flight back to home.