Start and end in New Delhi! With the in-depth cultural tour Maharajas & Sadhus - Rajasthan & Varanasi, you have a 10 day tour package taking you through New Delhi, India and 8 other destinations in India. Maharajas & Sadhus - Rajasthan & Varanasi includes accommodation in a hotel as well as flights, an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
The Tour Starts at 10 AM in the Morning. If You happen to be arriving in the Morning on Tour Statrting Date Our Representative will come and pick you up at the airport. Else we could pick you From Your Hotel in Delhi too. Arrival in Delhi, After the customs formalities, Meet with MTA Representative. Our Representatiove will be waiting for You ?Outside The Gate Number 5 with you Name Placard. Start Your Day with the Visit of Old Delhi also called as Shahjahanabad. Visit the World Famous Jama Masijd, the biggest Friday Mosque of India, which can host upto 20,000 Worshippers. After the Visit take a Ride on Pedal Rickshw through the narrow alleys of Famous Chandni Chowk Market. ?Proceed Towards Rajghat ? The Tomb Of Mahatma Gandhi called as The Father of the Nation. In the afternoon Visit Colonial Delhi Monuments, Drive Through ?Rajpath to view the Parliament House, the President?s House and India Gate. End your Day with the Visit of Qutub Minar, A Unesco World Heritage Site. Proceed Towards Hotel. Checkin and Overnight in Delhi. Start point You Will Be Picked at the IGI Airport outside Gate No - 5, IGI Airport Area, New Delhi, South West Delhi, Delhi, India 10:00 - 12:00
Drive to Agra, Arrival and ?Visit of the Magnificent Taj Mahal, An Incredible Legacy of Moghul architecture in India. ?It was built by Emperor Moghul Shah Jahan in white marble and semi-precious stones in The memory of her Beloved Wife Mumtaj Mahal. Proceed towards Agra Fort A Kilometer Away from Taj Mahal on the banks of the river rises the complex of palaces and royal gardens that housed the Moghul rulers for many years. Agra Fort was built by Akbar from 1565 on the foundations of the old fort of the Lodi dynasty and was enlarged and modified by its successors. Checkin & Overnight.
In and around AbhaneriDrive ?to Jaipur, Along the way ?take a stop to visit the Ghost City of ?Fatehpur Sikri, a city built in red sandstone by Emperor Akbar and abandoned after only twelve years of use. The citadel retains the charm of the medieval atmosphere that characterized it. Take a second stop at Abhaneri for the visit of the famous monumental stepwell "baoli" built in sandstone in the ninth century, Proceed Towards Jaipur. Arrival and checkin. Overnight.
Morning excursion to Amber to visit the Fort of Man Singh, a splendid example of rajput architecture. The fort, built at a dominant position on the top of a hill, was once the residence of the Maharaja of Jaipur. Enroute take a photostop at HAWAMAHAL. Later visit of the City Palace, a complex of princely buildings that include the private apartments of the Maharaja. Its Museum, full of carpets and miniatures is unique in the world. ? Adjacent to the palace is the Astronomical Observatory of Jai Singh, the seventeenth-century Astronomical Marvel, The Observatory, includes sophisticated tools for the calculation of eclipses and for the detection of the position of stars, The calculation of ascendants. The Principal Attraction of the building is 27 meter high sundial which is located in the center of the observatory and is able to calculate the time up to 2 seconds of precision. Time to Explore the local handicraft items. Jaipur is famous for Textiles and Gemstones. Return Back to the Hotel Overnight.
Transfer to Jodhpur. The ancient capital of Rathors, also known as the blue city. Arrive at Jodhpur and visit the Mehrangarh fort built in the fifteenth century, an impressive fort built on the gateway of That Desert and shows the rich and healthy culture of the Blu City. Inside the fort there are courtyards and palaces that hold extraordinary collections of objects connected with Indian royalty, including a series of howdahs, elephant back seats, miniatures from various schools of painting, furniture, clothes and armor. From the Fort, you can enjoy a splendid glance at the old city, with its palaces and houses with its characteristic light blue color. Continuation with the visit of the Jaswant Thada mausoleum, built in white marble. Take a walk in the old city and in the bizarre of blu houses. Jodhpur is famous for its textile and spice industry in all over the world. Checkin to the Hotel and overnight.
In and around RanakpurDrive to Ranakpur (100 km - about 2 hours), Take a stop in the Aravalli Mountains to visit the extraordinary Jain shrine - Chaumukha, One of the largest and most important Jainism centres in the country. The sanctuary, built in 1439 in dazzling white marble, ?is decorated with intricately carved pillars, all different from each other.? Continue to Udaipur (90 km - 2 hrs approx), the city of Lakes. Arrival and Check in to the hotel. overnight. Afternoon at Leisure, Optional Excursion to Boat Ride in Lake Pichola or an Excursion to Monsoon palace.? For more options Please check the list of optional Activities.
Situated on the shores of Lake Pichola, Udaipur was founded in 1568 by Maharaja Udai Singh II Udaipur is a perfect example of typical rajput Style Architecture in all its elegance. In the old part of the city You Find. Palaces, temples and haveli of all kinds, from the simplest to the most complex and extravagant nature. Udaipur boasts a rich cultural heritage, It Boast Itself as a center of expressive arts, painting, miniatures and crafts. Morning Excursion to EKLINGJI to visit the Holy Temple of Udaipur Royal Family, Dedicated to Lord SHIVA. Later Visit the Eighth Century Nagda Temples, a Fine Example of Indo Aryan style of Architecture. Return to the city and Visit The Famous City Palace with its numerous buildings, the museum of the local Maharana (the most powerful Maharaja of Rajasthan) and the majestic Jagdish temple seventeenth century Temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Overnight.
Transfer to the airport and flight to Delhi. Arrive at Delhi and transfer to Hotel. Checkin and Overnight.? Afternoon at Leisure - For more options Please check the list of optional Activities.
Transfer to Aiport and flight to Varanasi. Arrival at Varanasi, meet our representative and start your guided tour of the city.? Varanasi, one of the oldest cities on the planet and one of the seven holy cities of Hinduism. Known as "the city of life" according to the legend Varanasi, or Benares as the English called it unable to pronounce its splendid name, was founded by Shiva. The first traces of urban settlements date back to the 11th century BC Lying on the banks of the sacred river Ganges, Varanasi is the sacred place from which everything originates and to which everything returns. For the Hindu faithful, Varanasi is the place where one rejoins the divine, where it is possible to atone for ones sins, where one can free oneself from the endless cycle of reincarnations ... Afternoon dedicated to the Buddhist site of Sarnath, one of the most revered places in world Buddhism, where, in the Gazelle Park, Buddha Sakyamuni (the Enlightened) revealed for the first time the teachings of Buddhist knowledge . In the evening a suggestive excursion on the ghats to attend the Aarti Puja, a ceremony of light on the banks of the Ganges, during which the brahmins celebrate the river and thank the gods with sacred songs and music. Return to the hotel and overnight stay.
Wake up?before dawn and boat ride on the river Ganges, admiring the devotees who plunge into the river to free themselves from their sins. Visit the?Silk weaving centre?to see the work of famous Silk Brocades from Varanasi.You may do some shopping also.? Later, transfer to the airport and flight to Delhi. End of Our ServicesEnd point You would be Dropped At IGI Airport, or any Hotel in Delhi, IGI Airport Area, New Delhi, South West Delhi, Delhi, India 18:00 - 19:00