Start and end in New Delhi! With the in-depth cultural tour Essence of India with Varanasi and tiger safari, domestic flights and train journey included, you have a 16 day tour package taking you through New Delhi, India and 9 other destinations in India. Essence of India with Varanasi and tiger safari, domestic flights and train journey included includes accommodation in a hotel as well as flights, an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Meet our representative at Delhi Airport and transfer to hotel at arrival in Delhi. After breakfast and some relax, discover the Delhi. Morning visit the 400-years-old Jama Mosque (the largest in India) and local market. Later visit Red Fort (a UNESCO World Heritage Site). In the afternoon enjoy drive through Rashtrapati Bhawan (the Presidents Palace) and India Gate (a war memorial arch built in honor of Indian soldiers who lost their lives in World War ?I). Explore the famous Humayuns Tomb (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) and Qutab Minar (a UNESCO World Heritage Site- the tallest brick minaret in the world, at 238 feet). Overnight stay at the hotel.Start point central location in Delhi, give us the address of the pick up, Delhi, India
In and around JaisalmerTransfer to the airport - a domestic flight to Jaisalmer. Transfer from the airport to the hotel. Check in the hotel. Leisure time which you ?spend doing the shopping at the fort or local sightseeing. Overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast visit places like Jain temples and the Jaisalmer fort as well as the market among the fort walls. You can also admire wonderful havelis which are traditional Indian houses with beautiful architecture. Drive to the desert which is called Kuri desert Do the camel trekking and admire the sunset, in the evening take part in the dance show with dinner. ?Overnight at the houses at the desert camp.
After breakfast early morning check out hotel and. Proceed to blue city Jodhpur. Reach Jodhpur and check in hotel. ??Visit places like the famous fort in Jodhpur Mehrangarh fort, Umaid bhawan palace and royal tombs in Jaswad Thada. Overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast check out hotel and drive to Ranakpur where you will have a chance to admire unique architecture of beautiful Jain temples. Leisure time in Ranakpur. ?Travel to the city of lakes Udaipur. Check in the hotel. Do local sightseeing of the market. Overnight at Udaipur.
After breakfast enjoy sightseeing and see places like ?enjoying a boat cruise on Pichola lake, Jagdish temple and the biggest fort in Rajasthan with many beautiful palaces. After that you will be taken to the Royal gardens - Sahelion Ki Bari for a walk and you will have some free time for shopping and relax. Overnigh in Udaipur.
After breakfast travel to Pushkar - a holly town of Hinduism. Visit the Temple of Brahma, Sikh temple Gurudwara ?and many other temples situated in the holly town. You will have an opportuniy to do the shopping and take a walk in a wonderful Pushkar town enjoying unique atmosphere of this place. At sunset, camel ride in the town is planned. Overnight at the hotel .
After breakfast drive to Jaipur - the fabled "pink city" of the desert named after Jai Singh, the former Maharaja of Jaipur. Local sightseeing of Jaipur. Visit Galta Gi - monkey temple beautifully situated among the hills. Overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast meet the guide and do local sightseeing of the city. Visit places like Amber fort - a magnificent fort palace situated among hills , the City Palace, Jantar Mantar - Astronomic Observatory, Gaitor tombs - Royal tombs of the Jaipur Kings, Jal Mahal - the Water palace and Hawa Mahal.- the most characteristic Wall in Jaipur with 1000 small windows. Shopping at the local market. Overnight at the hotel.
Early morning departure for Ranthambore Natonal Park by road. The ?park which is the most popular in India inhabits very a big populaion of Indian tigers and other animal species such as blue bulls, sambar, spotted deer and wild boar. Overnight at the hotel.
Experience a morning tiger safari and later after breakfast drive to Agra. On the way do sightseeing of Fathepur Sikri where you can admire palace compex and Mosque from Mughal times. The driver will also stop at Abhaneri to show you a spectacular step well which is one of the biggest in India. Later on travel to Agra which is a home for one of the seven wonders in the world the symbol of eternal love-The Taj Mahal. The monument was built by the emperor Shahjahan in loving memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. It is located on the banks of Yamuna and brings a huge tourism to Agra. Meet the guide and do local sightseeing of Agra. First, you will do sightseeing of the monument on UNESCO list - Agra Fort which is one of the most wonderful forts in India. Overnight at the hotel
Sightseeing of Taj mahal at the sunrise. Travel to Delhi (the domestic airport) to catch a plane to Varanasi.Transfer from the airport to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
An early morning boat ride in the sacred Ganga River would be arranged for you. ?The city of Varanasi is known for its religious ghats. Most spectacular amongst them is the Dashashwamedh ghat, which is located close to the Vishwanath temple. ?Come back for breakfast to the hotel and after that leave for Sarnath (6 km away). Sarnath in the northeast of Varanasi is where Lord Buddha delivered his first sermon after attaining enlightenment. A highly sacred Buddhist religious place, Sarnath lies at the confluence of two rivers-Ganga and Gomati. Popular attractions here are Dhamek Stupa, Sarnath Museum and Chaukhandi Stupa.Post that return back to Varanasi. In Varanasi, you would be visiting Alamgir mosque, Dashashwamedh ghat and Bharat Mata temple. In the evening enjoy a boat cruise on Ganga river watching "Arti" - a spectacular ceremony of offering fire to the Gods. Overnight at the hotel.
In and around KhajurahoAfter breakfast transfer to the railway station and ?travel to Khajuraho by train. Transfer form the railway station to the hotel in Khajuraho. Overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast visit ?eastern and western group of temples, Khajuraho is known for its cluster of Hindu and Jain temples. As you would be done with the breakfast, the sightseeing tour of Khajuraho will commence. Under this, you would be visiting Laxmi & Varha temples, Kandariya Mahadev temple and Devi Jagdambi temple. In the evening transfer to the station to catch a train to Delhi.
Pick up from the railway station in Delhi and drop off to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.End point central location in Delhi, give us the address of drop off in Delhi, Delhi, India