Rajasthan, the Land of Kings is synonymous to heroism, royalty and honor. Historic tales of battles fought and romance of the riches adorn the walls of the state. Established in the era marked with wartime ballads yet living in the modern period, this beautiful region is a travellers’ destination. Those looking out for the remnants of the past should not pass up a trip to Rajasthan. For wanderers interested in adventures at the various landscapes should definitely get a glimpse of this venturesome state. And for the ones who plan to have a quiet sojourn gazing at the beauty of the golden sand dunes, Rajasthan tops your list. Come, explore the miscellany of the old and the new in Rajasthan, a glittering jewel of India.
The temples in Khajuraho are broadly divided into three parts : the Eastern group, the Southern Group and the Western group of temples .
Varanasi has been a cultural centre of North India for several thousand years, and is closely associated with the Ganges. Hindus believe that death in the city will bring salvation, making it a major centre for pilgrimage.Apart from the 19 archaeological sites identified by the Archaeological Survey of India, some of the prominent places of interest are the Aghor Peeth, the Alamgir Mosque, the Ashoka Pillar, the Bharat Kala Bhawan (Art Museum), the Bharat Mata Temple, the Central University for Tibetan Studies, the Dhanvantari Temple, the Durga Temple, the Jantar Mantar, the Kashi Vishwanath Temple, the Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple, the Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith, the New Vishwanath Temple on the BHU campus, the Ramnagar Fort, the Riverfront Ghats, the Tulsi Manas Temple.
*Tajmahal remains closed on Fridays.
On arrival at Delhi airport, traditional welcome. Transfer to hotel. Visit of Delhi depends on flight schedule. Overnight at hotel.
Breakfast at hotel. Morning visit of Delhi including huge mosque(Jama Maszid) of India in the heart of old Delhi. Continuation to Rajghat where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated. Drive past through the Rajpath watching government buildings, India gate. Later on visit of Birla temple, Sikh temple and to finish the visit of impressive Qutub Minar of 12th century having 72mtr ht. Overnight at hotel.
Full board. After breakfast leave for Alsisar, in Shekhawati region. Lunch on the way in a local restaurant. Evening visit of impressive havelies(ancient mansion of rich people) which will give you a picture of Rajasthani life of Mandawa(famous for shooting of various bollywood movies). Proceed to Alsisar. Overnight at hotel.
Half board. Proceed to Bikaner which lies on the route of caravan having impressive walls and beautiful palaces. Later on visit of Junagarh fort of 15th century by Rao Bika son of Rao Jodha of Jodhpur. After visit proceed to Gajner. Overnight at hotel.
Half board. Early morning proceed to watch a park where there are possibilities to watch bird, deer, antelopes, jackals, etc. Back to hotel for breakfast and leave for Jaisalmer. Lunch on the way in a local restaurant. Arrival and transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.
After breakfast visit of Jaisalmer fort constructed during 12th-15th century and unique fort in India which is still used for residential purpose since then. Will see some ‘havelies’(mansion constructed by rich business men during 16th – 18th century). After lunch, leave for Sam or Khuri dunes where we will ride camels to witness eye catchy sunset. Back to Jaisalmer. Overnight at hotel.
After breakfast, proceed to Jodhpur (blue city) having fortress of seven gates. Visit of Meherangarh fort. In the interior of fort we will see palaces(moti mahal, phool mahal, etc.) of sandstone with filigree windows. Also visit of cemetery of Jaswant Singh in wide marble. Visit gardens of Mador(old capital of Mewar). Overnight at hotel.
Half board. Proceed for Ranakpur to visit Jain temple dedicated to first Jain Tirthankar Adinath, which is decorated with domes, relive work or sculpture figures. Lunch in a local restaurant then proceed to Udaipur. Overnight at hotel.
Constructed like one of the seven pearls of Rajasthan surrounded by a wall of five gates and situated to east of lake Pichola. Morning visit of city palace and ‘saheliyo ki bari’ which has beautiful gardens and magnificent garden of Mughal architect. Overnight at hotel.
Half board. Proceed towards Chittorgarh to visit fort including “tower of victory” constructed to commemorate victory of Rana Kumbha. After lunch in local restaurant, proceed to Pushkar. Overnight at hotel.
Morning visit of Pushkar village with sacred lake and Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Brahma, creator of universe according to Hindu mythology. Proceed to Jaipur. Evening ceremony in Hindu temple called Birla. Overnight at hotel.
After breakfast leave for visit of Amber fort whose fortress gave us a charming view. Elephant ride at Amber fort to take us up to the palace. Whose palaces and pavilions are beautifully decorated and painted, filigree work of marble. Later visit of city palace and its museum. Visit observatory of maharaja Jai Singh in 18th century. Photo stop at Hawa Mahal(wind palace) beautiful architecture in the form of pagoda constructed for the royal ladies to witness the royal procession. During the visit also enjoy the local art, textile, royal jewelries and miniature art. Overnight at hotel.
After breakfast, proceed to Agra enroute visiting Fatahpur Sikri founded and constructed by Mughal emperor Akbar and abandoned due to lack of water. Visit of Sikri, including tomb of Sufi saint Salim Chishti, whose blessings gave descendent to Mughal dynasty. After lunch in local restaurant proceed to Agra. Visit of Tajmahal (one of the seven wonders of world, dedicated to love and perfect symbol of architecture) and Red fort including palaces, pavilions etc. Overnight at hotel.
Half board. Transfer to railway station to connect Shatabdi Express for Jhansi at 0815 hours. Arrival Jhansi at approx 1040 hours and continue to Orcha. Visit of Orcha palace constructed by Bundela dynasty in 16th century, which includes Rajmahal and Jahangir mahal. Lunch in local restaurant. Proceed to Khajuraho. Overnight at hotel.
Breakfast, then visit of Khajuraho temples constructed during 8th century by Chandela dynasty. Once there were almost more than 80 temples but now almost 20 temples are remaining. Transfer to airport to connect flight for Varanasi. On arrival at Varanasi if possible evening unforgettable ceremony of Holy river Ganges. Overnight at hotel.
Early morning boat ride at river Ganges, exploring the rituals of Hindus like holy bath, crematory etc. Back to hotel for breakfast. Transfer to airport to connect flight for Delhi. On arrival at Delhi, transfer to hotel or connection to international flight for your destination.
*All itineraries are subjected to changes as per your flight schedule and your demands.
*Tajmahal remains closed on Fridays.
*All benefits are subjected to availability.
*It is highly recommended to leave your valuable things at hotel during the sightseeing.