Classical North India Tour

Delhi, Mandawa, Bikaner, Khimsar, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Ranakpur, Udaipur, Chittaur, Bundi, Jaipur, Agra, Orchha, Khajuraho, Varanasi, Delhi.

20 Night / 21 Days

Classical North India Tour

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Day 01: Arrive Delhi 
Arrival at Delhi airport. On arrival you will be welcomed by our representative who will escort you to your pre booked Hotel. After check in hotel, representative will be briefing of your tour. Overnight stay at Delhi. 

Day 02: Delhi-Mandawa- 250 km 5hrs. 
After breakfast drive to Mandawa located in the heart shekawati region who ruled n 14 century Mandawa Fort in 1755 by thaur Nawal Singh founder of the town. Rajasthan and world famous site for old Havelies and fresco painting & Art. North - west Rajasthan. On arrival Mandawa check in at hotel and afternoon visit mandawa bazaar and havelis. 

Day 03: Mandawa-Bikaner 190 km 4hrs
After breakfast you drive to Bikaner the wide-ranging desert town has fort with finest interiors in India and bustling old walled city with dark Red Send stone havelis and Jain Temple. Classic example of Rajput style architechure.Arrive Bikaner and check in hotel take some rest. Later you visit Junagarh Fort built between 1588 by Raja Rai sigh general in Mughal emperor Akbar army. Then visit Lalgarh Palace about 3km north from the city the red sand stone palace built by Maharaja Ganga Singh in 1881-1943 in the memory of his father Maharaja Lal Singh know it?s Hotel. Then visit Karni Mata Temple 30km south of Bikaner a rate temple. Stay overnight hotel.

Day04: Bikaner to Khimsar- via- Nagaur 153km 3hrs
After breakfast proceed for khimsar enroot visit Nagaur a beautifully restord,barren ruins of Ahhichatragarh an ancient fort is a richly painted, historically fascinating palace complex and a desert town noted for its fine fort and then visit the royal castle at khimsar. Evening, drive into the desert to see the sunset and to spot antelopes, peacocks and deer. Overnight at the hotel. 

Day 05: Khimsar-Jaisalmer via Osiyan- 310 & 5 hrs
After breakfast precedes for Jaisalmer on the via visit the Hindu Jain temples at osiyan the ancient great Thar Desert town of Osiyan, was an important trading center between 8th and 12 centuries. On arrival jaisalmer check into the hotel and evening drive outside the city to see sunset point for a superb view of the city & enjoy camel safari. Overnight stay at hotel Jaisalmer.

Day 06: Jaisalmer City Tour 
After breakfast start city tour of Jaisalmer. Founded in 1156, Jaisalmer strategic position on camel-train rout between India & central Asia. The merchants of the 19th century built Patwon-Ki-Haveli with yellow-golden sandstone and still in beautiful condition. The life of the fortified town congested and narrow lanes with magnificent place, Havelis, Temple of course skilled of artist & camels. After visiting havelis come back to hotel take some rest later evening drive to Gadi sager lake. This stately tank south of the city and many small temples. Then drive to sam for camel ride one of the most popular excursion to Sand Dunes Camel safari on the edge of the park 42 km from Jaisalmer of Sam and the fantabulous view of sunset. Stay overnight hotel at Jaisalmer.

Day 07: Jaisalmer - Jodhpur-280 km 4 hrs. 
After breakfast proceeds to Jodhpur. On arrive Jodhpur check in hotel. Take some rest later you visiting imposing Mehrangarh. Still run by the maharaja of Jodhpur. Fort founded in 1459 AD by Rao Jodha. A huge Maharangarh dominates the blue city, growing out of rocky ridge. Jaswant Thada - The elegant milky white marble cenotaph of Jaswant Singh II, this graceful memorial has been built like a temple with intricately carved marble stone and is an impeccably executed piece of Rajputana architecture. The cenotaph built in 1899. Umaid Bhawan Palace some time called the chittar palace because the local chittar sand stone used an architectural beauty is a subtle blend of Edwardian and Rajputana architecture. Afternoon enjoy village safaris around Jodhpur visiting Bishnoi Villages - home of an environment friendly ethnic group. Bishnoi people practice Vegetarian way of living and cutting of Green trees and hunting of animals in the area is strictly prohibited. Overnight stay at Jodhpur.

Day 08: Jodhpur-Ranakpur-190 km 3hrs. 
After breakfast at hotel, and proceed for Ranakpur. On arrival Ranakpur check into hotel, later visit Jain temple is an incredible complex in white marble a complicated series of 29 halls supported by forest of 1444 pillars-along the western slopes of the aravalli hills is the celebrated Jain temple of ranakpur. The 15th century temple is dedicated to adinath, the Jain tirthankar (saint). It is the main temple in the complex. This temple built in 1439. A kilometer away from the complex is the amba Mata temple, dedicated to the mother goddess and the sun temple. Jain temples are open to anyone who wishes to enter, unlike several Hindu temples which restrict entry only to members of their fold Jain temple. Overnight stay at hotel Ranakpur. 

Day 09: Ranakpur-Udaipur-98 km 2hrs. 
Morning at leisure, later proceed to Udaipur, on arrival Udaipur check at hotel, Late afternoon enjoy a boat ride on the placid waters of lake pichola. From the lake you have a wonderful view of the city palace stretching along the east bank, while the south bank has pleasant gardens running down to the waterside. Overnight at the hotel. 

Day 10: Udaipur City Tour 
After breakfast start the day with visit to City Palace surmounted by balconies, towers and cupolas towering over the Lake. Rajasthan largest place with facade 244m long and 30.4m high. Other stop of your Udaipur sightseeing includes Sahelion Ki Bari or the Garden of Maidens which is well laid out with extensive lawns and shady walks, Jagdish Temple is the largest temple in Udaipur and is a fine example of Indo-Aryan architecture. The temple was built in 1651 Ad by Maharaja Jagat Singh and enshrines black stone image of Vishnu as Jagannath, Lord of Universe. Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandal Is an interesting museum exhibiting a unique collection of folk outfits, ornaments, puppets, masks, dolls, folk musical instruments, folk deities and painting etc. Evening rejuvenate yourself with boat ride on romantic Lake Pichola. Overnight stay at Udaipur.

Day 11: Udaipur - Chittaur- Bundi - 250 km 4 hrs
After breakfast drive to Chittorgarh via Bundi visit Chittorgarh- the greatest fort in Rajasthan history. The Rajput romantic, doomed ideal of Rajput chivalry and tragedy. Three times in the history chittorgarh was sacked by powerful enemy. This fortified settlement has been ravaged thrice and each time the outcome was "jauhar" - when women and children immolated themselves on a huge funeral pyre while men donned in saffron robes of martyrs doom rode out of the fort towards a certain death. On Arrival Bundi check in at hotel. Overnight hotel.

Day 12: Bundi-Jaipur-220 km 4 hrs. 
After breakfast starts Bundi sightseeing of fort, and Rani ji ki baori step well. Continue to rajmahal, a 300-year-old palace with the village named after it. The palace overlooks small town with narrow lanes of Brahmin-blue houses, Lakes, hills and old bazaar. Then proceed to Jaipur, on arrival check inn at hotel. Overnight stay hotel Jaipur.

Day 13: Jaipur City Tour 
After breakfast precede for excursion to stunning hill Amber fort in the outskirt of jaipur. You can climb up to the fort on riding an Elephant back like a royal family ascent to the .Amber fort- is the romantic Rajasthan fort palace. The construction was started by Maharaja Man Singh I in1592AD. The Rajput commander of Akbar. Enjoy visit to breathtaking palaces, complexes, halls, pavilions and Gardens at Amber fort. later visit water palace, City palace museum, observatory built between 1727-34 AD is a noteworthy collection of traditional astronomical instruments, Hawa mahal or the Palace of winds built in 1799 AD built for enable royal household ladies to watch the life and street procession of the city with its 953 small niche windows, Albert hall and Birla temple and day free at leisure / shopping. Overnight at the hotel Jaipur.

Day 14: Jaipur to Agra 235 km 4 hrs. 
After breakfast drive to Agra .On arrival Agra check in your pre booked hotel. Take some rest the go for Agra city tour visit world famous "Taj Mahal" the monument of love immortalized in marble. It was built by Emperor Shah Jahan in the memory of his Queen Mumtaj Mahal who died in childbirth in 1631. Agra Fort dominated by red sandstone construction in 1565 though additions were made up until the rule of his grandson, Shah Jahan & houses the beautiful Pearl Mosque and other noteworthy structures. The fort was built for army structure but during Shah Jahan reign it was up graded to a place and finally became a prison for Shah Jahan after Aurangzeb seized power in 1568. Rest of the day free for shopping or for own activities. Overnight stay at hotel. (Taj Mahal is closed on Fridays) 

Day 15: Agra -Gwalior- Orchha-205 km 5hrs. 
After breakfast drive for orchha, on the way visit Gwalior fort and other attraction then continue drive for orchha on arrival orchha check into hotel. Overnight y at hotel.

Day 16: Orchha - Khajuraho-182 km 4hrs
After breakfast visit Orchha (found in 1531) ? Once the capital of Bundelas. The beautiful city situated on the Banks of River Betwa. Orchha is 174Kms from Khajuraho this "quiet hamlet" meaning "hidden place" has had a glorious history through the historical structures built there. The city still retains its medieval charm. Orchha has many palaces and temples to be visited and we shall take you through some of them such as a tiered palace crowned with elegant domed pavilions - The Jahangir Palace, The Sheesh Mahal, another palace famous for its dazzling beauty - The Raj Mahal are must visits of this town. Temples such as the Chaturbhuj Temple, Raja Ram Temples and Laxminarayan Temple. Later drive to Khajuraho. Arrive Khajuraho check in Hotel. Stay overnight. 

Day 17: Khajuraho City Tour 
After breakfast sightseeing of Khajuraho temple known for the magnificent carving sculpture and architecture structure exotic postures of the famous Kamasutra ancient Indian unique gift to the world heritage site. Built between 09th and 10th century these Temples highlight the existential ethos in religion that venerates Yoga and Bhoga. By Yoga we mean the union of the self with the Almighty, while by Bhoga we mean the path to God through physical pleasures. Dedicated to physical love and pleasure these temples are a testimony to this philosophy. 20 temples are still reasonably preserved today out of 85 original temples and constitute one of the greatest artistic of the world. The visit to Western and Eastern Group of temples tour. Work on sex. And evenings see the optional sound & light show within the temple grounds. Overnight stay at hotel. 

Day 18: Khajuraho - Varanasi by flight (By road destance-400 Km 10 hrs.) 
After breakfast transfer to airport to cache the flight from Varanasi. A sacred city in Hinduism and is the oldest living city in the world. Arrive and check in to your Hotel. Afternoon visit Senath, near Varanasi is the place where Lord Buddha preached his first sermon. Evening to see Aarti ceremony on sacred Ghats of Ganges in evening. Overnight stay hotel at Varanasi. 

Day 19: Varanasi sightseeing 
Early Morning start the day with a boat ride on river Ganges and come closer to the cities , this will give you an experience of the early sacred rituals and offerings on Ghats. These Ganga Ghats of Kashi complement the concept of divinity. Come back to hotel for breakfast. Later leave for city tour Varanasi visiting Bharat Mata Temple; the main temples are Durga Temple, Sankat Mochan Temple. Later. Drive back to Varanasi. overnight stay hotel at Varanasi.

Day 20: Varanasi - Delhi (By Night Train or Flight) 
Day free at leisure or explore the ancient holy city. Later transfer to the airport to cache the flight for Delhi. Upon arrival transfer to the Hotel. Arrive Delhi and check in hotel overnight stay.

Day 21: Delhi sightseeing 
After breakfast, start city tour of Delhi has two parts Old Delhi & New Delhi. Start from the history of ancient cities of Old Delhi. We will take you through old forts, mosques and colorful streets. Drive pass through the Red Fort which was constructed by the Great Mughal emperor Shahjahan in1638-48 AD. Visit to one of the largest mosque in India - Jama Masjid and was constructed by Emperor Shah Jahan between 1644- 56 AD. After Old Delhi drive head to the modern ands amassing New Delhi. Visit to Rajghat, the crimination place of Mahatma Gandhi. Drive past - India Gate was built in the memory of solders of Indian and British soldiers who lost their lives in World War I and the same time Afghan wars. The names of solder are inscribed on the walls of the memorial, Rashtrapati Bhawan which is the official home to the President of India and has 340 rooms making it the largest residence. Later take a visit to the Qutub Minar built in 1193 AD a 73 m high tower making it the highest stone tower in India. Last visit at The Lotus Temple an end to our Delhi sightseeing. It is a very attractive architectural marvel of the Bahai faith. Temple is set among beautiful pools and gardens and visitors get an impression of a floating half open lotus flower bounded by its outspread leaves. Overnight stay at Delhi. 

Day 22: Delhi-Tour completed 
Day free at leisure or your personal activities and in time to transfer airport / railway station for your onward journey. Tour completed with sweet memories.

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