Destination : New Delhi-Mandawa-Bikaner-Jaisalmer-Manvar-Jodhpur-Udaipur-Jaipur-Agra-Khajuraho-Varanasi-New Delhi
Day 1 : Arrive at New Delhi Arrived at Delhi International airport. In arrival to Delhi, The guest will be met by our representative and transferred to the hotel. At night in New Delhi.
Day 2 : Delhi
Morning guided tour of New Delhi visiting India Gate, drive past President House, Qutab Minar & Humayun's Tomb. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 3 : New Delhi - Mandawa ( 275 Km, 06 hours )
Morning leave for Mandawa through the villages of Rajasthan. Arrive & check in at Hotel Castle Mandawa, afternoon visit the 150 to 200 year old painted havelies (big houses) by the natural colors in the streets of the village. You can also watch the daily village life while watching the havelies. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 4 : Mandawa - Bikaner ( 190 Km, 04 hours )
Morning leave for Bikaner was founded by Rao Biked Ji in 1488 A.D. Arrive & check in at the Hotel. Afternoon visit Junagarh Fort founded in year 1593 by Raja Rai Singh who was general in the army of mighty Mughal emperor Akbar and rest of the Fort was improved by the successors. Afterwards visit Asia's largest Camel Breeding Research Farm and local busy markets. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 5 : Bikaner - Jaisalmer ( 330 Km, 06 hours )
After breakfast leave for Jaisalmer enroute visit at 7th century Mahavira Jain Temple and 2000 years old Jija Mata Temple at Oscian village. Continue your drive drive to Jaisalmer, founded by Rawal Jaisal in 1156 A.D. after shifting his capital from Ladurva. Jaisalmer was the main caravan route from Far East to the Middle East, arrive & check in at Hotel Gorbandh Palace or similar for overnight stay.
Day 6 : Jaisalmer ( Golden City )
Morning sightseeing of Jaisalmer Fort ( 80 meters above plains ) & Jain Temples within the Fort built in 12th to 15th century which are very worth watching. The specialty of the Fort is that still approximately 5000 people are living inside. Visit Fort Palace & atop from Palace you can have the golden view of whole Jaisalmer city as whole city is built in yellow sand stones, when sun rays fall on the city, it give impression as golden city of India. Afterwards visit Patwon Ki Haveli and Nath Ji Mal Ki Haveli. Afternoon drive to Sam Sand dunes to watch sensational Sun Set by camel ride. Return to Hotel for overnight.
Day 7 : Jaisalmer to Manvar (175 km 4 hours)
Morning drive to Manvar, a desert resort located in the heart of desert countryside. Afternoon visit Kheechan (Khichan) bird sanctuary located about 40 km from Manvar famous for migratory bird's habitation in the winter months. Evening enjoy cultural events at Manvar resort. Night stay at Manvar.
Day 8 : Manvar to Jodhpur ( 115 km 2 hours)
Morning go for a village safari in the jeep and have a rare glimpse into the rich culture and true essence of India. Learn about the traditional lifestyle of Bishnoi community. Afternoon sightseeing tour of Jodhpur, visit the Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada Memorial and Umaid Bhawan Palace. Overnight at Jodhpur.
Day 9 : Jodhpur - Udaipur ( 290 Km, 07 hours )
Breakfast and leave for Udaipur enroute visit 15th century Ranakpur Jain Temple built in pure white marble with 80 doms supported by 1444 different carved pillars. Continue your drive to Udaipur, founded by Maharana Udai Singh in 1559 AD, ( Maha means great & Rana means warrior, so Maharana means a great warrior ). Udaipur is a beautiful city of lakes at the altitude of 577 MSL surrounded by Aravalli Hills. Arrive and check in at for overnight stay.
Day 10 : Udaipur ( Lake City )
After breakfast visit City Palace, Jagdish temple built in 1651 AD, Fatehsagar lake, Sahalion Ki Bari. Afternoon enjoy boat ride in lake Pichola to visit Jagmandir Island. Late afternoon, enjoy exciting cultural folk dances of Rajasthan at Meera Kala Mandir. Return to Hotel for overnight stay.
Day 11 : Udaipur - Jaipur ( 348 Km, 06. hours )
After an early breakfast in hotel drive to Jaipur. This historic city was founded by Maharaja Swai Jai Singh in 1727 AD after shifting his capital from Amer valley to newly formed and planned city of its time after consulting so many maps of the world and finally organized own religious map Shilpa Shastra with the help of a young Bengali architect Vidyadhar Batacharya. Maharaja Swai Jai Singh was a builder, astronomer, astrologer, soldier, philospher. Presently, Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan & is world famous as the Pink City. Arrive and your first Stop will be at Amer Fort where from elephants will carry you to the Fort, ( Elephant Ride ) gives you the experience and impression of how Maharajas & royal family members were using the services of elephants. After lunch visit City Palace Museum, Jantar Mantar ( Astrological Observatory ), Hawa Mahal ( wind palace ) where from royal ladies were watching daily processions and daily life. Check in at Hotel for overnight stay.
Day 12 : Jaipur ( Pink City )
After breakfast full day sightseeing tours of Jaipur visiting Hawa Mahal (palace of winds ) where from royal ladies were watching daily processions and life. Afterwards visit Amer Fort by elephant ride, that gives you the experience and impression of how Maharajas & royal family members were using the services of elephants. After lunch visit City Palace Museum, Astrological Observatory and local busy markets. Afterwards check in at Hotel Rambagh palace for overnight stay.
Day 13 :Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra ( 235 Km, 06 hours )
Morning leave for Agra enroute one of the most important place of Mughal era Fatepur Sikri founded by Akbar in 1569 AD as a ceremonial capital. But unfortunately this magnificent city was abandoned due to scarcity of drinking water and Akbar went back to Agra. Continue your drive to Agra, arrive and check in at Hotel. After change and wash visit one of the wonders of the world, Taj Mahal ( monument of love ), founded by 5th great Mughal Emperor Shahi Jahan in the memory of his beloved queen Anjuman Bano Begum ( with love emperor called her Mumtaz ). After her death in 1627 AD, in her memory emperor started to built Taj Mahal ( Taj means crown & Mahal means Palace, so it is Crown Palace ) from 1631 to 1653 AD with twenty two thousand labors working since sun rise to sun set in twenty two years. The marble was transported from Makrana in Rajasthan by the help of animals. Return to Hotel for overnight stay.
Day 14 : Agra
After an early breakfast in Clark Shiraz, visit Agra Fort, was built by three emperors, Akbar & Jahangir in red sand stone & Shahi Jahan in white marble. The Fort is 2.5 Km long and during Mughal rule one third of the Fort was occupied by the army. When British ruled India, they repeated same tradition and now traditionally Indian army has occupied the same. Afterwards visit Itma-ud-ullha the baby Taj. Return to Hotel for overnight stay.
Day 15 : Agra to Khajuraho (Till Jhansi by train, next 175 km by car
08:00 Am board Shatabdi express train for Jhansi. Our chauffeur will recieve you at Jhansi railway station and drive to Khajuraho. on the way visit beautiful palace of Orccha. Arrive Khajuraho in the afternoon. Late afternoon visit famous western group of temples of Khajuraho. Overnight stay at Khajuraho.
Day 16 : Khajuraho-Varanasi (By air)
Morning free for leisure activities at your hotel, later transfer to airport to board flight for Varanasi. On arrival transfer to hotel. Evening take a walking tour on the streets of Benaras lined up with colourful shops. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 17 : Varanasi
Visit Varanasi Ghaats and take part in famous Ganga Aarti (Worship of divine river Ganges), Later excursion to Sarnath a Buddhist pilgrimage about 10 km from Varanasi, Overnight stay at Varanasi.
Day 18 : Varanasi to New Delhi (Travel by Air)
Early morning boat cruise in the river Ganges, watch thousands of devotees offering prayers and taking dip into holy waters. After breakfast visit Sarnath, a famous Buddhist pilgrimage associated with the life of lord Buddha. Later transfer to airport to board flight for New Delhi. On arrival you will be transferred to your place or airport for international flight. You tour ends here.