Start in New Delhi and end in Varanasi! With the adventure tour Rajasthan & Varanasi - An eye-opening holiday, you have a 12 day tour package taking you through New Delhi, India and 9 other destinations in India. Rajasthan & Varanasi - An eye-opening holiday includes accommodation in a hotel as well as meals, transport and more.
Your arrival in Delhi (capital of India) shall be followed by a whirlpool sightseeing as the tour officials will gracefully receive you at the airport, take you on a roller-coaster ride through the by-lanes of Delhi and amidst its myriad landmarks, and finally drop you for an overnight stay in a hotel.Start point Main Entrance, Indira Gandhi International Airport, Airport Rd., New Delhi, Delhi, India
After breakfast take sightseeing tour of historic city visiting Old Delhi visiting the majestic Red Fort, a marvel in red sandstone, Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India, both built by emperor Shah Jahan of Taj Mahal fame. Later sightseeing continues to visit New Delhi include Rashtrapati Bhawan, one-time imperial residence of the British viceroys; the India Gate, a memorial raised in honour of the Indian soldiers martyred during the Afghan war; Humayun?s Tomb, Qutub Minar, built by Qutub-ud-din Aibek of the Slave Dynasty; Return to the hotel for overnight stay. ? ? Enjoy Rickshaw ride with visit of Old Delhi. ? Go for live Bollywood show in the evening ( Closed on Monday?s ).
Morning board your flight to Jodhpur. On reaching Jodhpur you will be transferred to your hotel. Later visit Jaswant Thada dating back to 1899, this is the illustrious marble cenotaph of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II that was built by his son Maharaja Sardar Singh. It lies to the left on the way down from the Meherangarh fort. The main memorial is built like a temple. The fine lattice work in marble over the windows and intricately carved doors are what catch the attention of visitors. If you want we can organize a cooking class demonstration in Jodhpur in the evening. Spend your night in Jodhpur. ? ? Learn how to make Indian dishes with Indian Family, Jodhpur
Morning visit Mighty Mehrangarh Fort: Ensconced upon a 150 m high hill, the fort of Meherangarh is considered to be the most formidable fort in Rajasthan. The foundation of it was laid by Rao Jodha in 1459, but the subsequent rulers of Jodhpur have made significant additions to it. There are seven gates of which Jayapol (victory gate) was build to commemorate the victory of Maharaja Man Singh II over the armies of Jaipur and Bikaner and Fatehpol to commemorate Maharaja Ajit Singh?s defeat of the Mughals. The second gate still bears the scars of the canon balls that the attacking Jaipur army hit on it.? The palaces inside the fort like the Sukh Mahal, Moti Mahal, Phool Mahal have now been transformed into a museum exhibiting a series of artifacts that range from palanquins to weapons to Rajasthani paintings. The Phool Mahal that was used as durbar hall by former maharajas has fine paintings adorning its wall. The specialty is that all these paintings are the work of a single artist who took over 10 years to complete them. At the southern end of the fort is situated Chamunda Devi temple. From here the view of the town is awesome. In the afternoon enjoy Bishnoi jeep safari:? Bishnoi Village for experiencing Bishnoi culture and village is famous for true love to nature and animals, where you can spot wild life like black bucks, chinkara, blue bulls, desert foxes, partridges, peacocks, and can also have an opportunity to see the bishnoi families & meet village people. Visitors can enjoy view of thousands of migratory, demoiselle cranes, guda lake and nearby places. Also see the weavers, potters and block printers on their work. Return back to your hotel for overnight stay. ? ? Enjoy jeep Safari in Bishnoi village, Jodhpur .
Vacationer will drive to Udaipur. On the way visit stunning Ranakpur temples and on arrival at Udaipur check in the hotel. In the evening time guests can go for a boat ride at Lake Pichola. Overnight stay will be in Udaipur heritage hotel. ? ? ?Enjoy Folk Dance show in Udaipur.
Mornings after breakfast visit the attraction of the city; Udaipur Rajasthan is famous for City Palace converted into a museum, the beautiful Pichola Lake, Fateh Sagar Lake, Jagdish Mandir, an Indo-Aryan temple, Saheli Ki Bari, an decorative garden of Rajputs for royal ladies are among the other places of awareness. Also, visit Lok Kala Mandal popular for possessing a compilation of traditional Rajasthani attires, ornaments, puppets, paintings and other artifact. In the evening board your train for Jaipur. On arrival at Jaipur check in at your hotel for overnight stay. ? ? ?Go for boat ride on serene waters of Lake Pichola.
Morning starting with excursion Amber Fort ? enjoy the Elephant ride. You will certainly love the elephant ride to the Amber Fort, a classic Rajasthani Palace located on the hillock, with huge ramparts and watchtowers. Afternoon: Enjoy a half day tour of the city including visit to the City Palace ? the former Royal Residence, part of which is now converted into a Museum; Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar etc? ? ? Have photoshoot in front of Hawa Mahal. ? ? Opt for Rajasthani Dinner with Folk Dance show in a theme restaurant of Jaipur.? ? Go for Bollywood Show in Raj Mandir Cinema.
Morning drive to Agra. On the way visit Abhaneri Step wells. Abhaneri is prominent for ?Baoris?, which are the unique invention of the natives for harvesting rain water. Amongst the other step wells, Chand Baori is the most popular one. This colossal step well is located in front of the Harshat Mata Temple. Chand Baori is one of India?s deepest and largest step wells. The huge tank with delicate carvings is certainly delightful to the eyes. Later drive to Agra. On the way visit Fatehpur Sikri, abandoned due to lack of water.. Overnight stay in Agra. ? ? ?Explore stunning Chand Baori step wells. ? ? ?Visit Ghost Town Fatehpur Sikri.
In the morning proceed to visit world famous TAJ MAHAL one of 7 Wonders, built by Mughal Emperor Shahjehan in memory of his queen Mumtaz Mahal to enshrine her mortal remains. Later visit Agra Fort, which lies on the bend of the river Yamuna. Built by Akbar over 1565-73 AD, it was successively occupied and added to by Akbar, Jahangir and Shah Jahan. Also visit Baby Taj (Itmad ? Ul ? Daulatabad) Night stay is in Agra. ? ? ??Visit Taj Mahal ( Closed on Friday?s ) at the time of sunrise for stunning views and is also less crowded.
After breakfast check out from your hotel and drive to Delhi. On arrival at Delhi board your flight for Varanasi. Night stay is in Varanasi
Early Morning: We begin the day with a short cruise down the Ganges River. The boat stops at the Bathing Ghat observatory, the Nepalese Temple of Love, the Cremation Ghats. Afternoon proceed for half day city tour visiting the holiest of cities has long been a center of learning. Further excursion to Sarnath-is the place where Lord Buddha after enlightenment gave his first sermon or as the Buddhist say set the ?wheel of dharma? or law rolling. Evening: Enjoy Aarti by the river Ganjes. Overnight stay. ? ? Experience morning boat ride on River Ganges where pilgrims perform rituals. A site not to be missed
In time you will be transferred to Varanasi Airport to board your flight for Delhi. On arrival at Delhi Airport board your flight onwards journey. Tour EndsEnd point Main Entrance, Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport, Babatpur, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India