A fleeting glimpse of Rajasthan through its Shekhawati belt passing through the serene town of Bikaner* where you witness a camel breeding farm and onwards to Jaipur for its rich colours and heritage and royal folklore. Agra for the obvious and unmissable Taj Mahal. Khajuraho housing the famed Kamasutra temples and to finally end the journey at Varanasi, one of the holiest cities on earth, the cradle of the Indian civilisation and knowledge. Witness the daily rituals at the ghats of the Ganges river in the morning and in the evening witness the traditional prayer ceremonies. This can also be clubbed with an extension to Kathmandu for 3-5 nights.
Day 1 : Delhi
Arrive at Delhi and transfer to your hotel for overnight.
Day 2 : Delhi
After breakfast, we go to New Delhi where you shall visit the Humayun’s Tomb, The Parliament Buildings, India Gate and Qutub Minar. In the afternoon, we visit old Delhi. Here you shall visit The Jama Maszid Mosque, The Red Fort, Streets of Chandni Chowk and Raj Ghat. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 3 : Delhi-Mandawa
After breakfast leave for Mandawa. Upon arrival check into your Hotel. In the afternoon visit the Havelis at Mandawa and Nawalgarh. Night at the hotel.
Day 4 : Mandawa-Bikaner
After breakfast leave for Bikaner. Upon arrival check into your Hotel. In the afternoon visit Junagarh Fort and the Camel Breeding Farm. Night at the hotel.
Day 5 : Bikaner-Jaipur
After breakfast, leave for Jaipur. Check into your hotel. In the afternoon, we visit City Palace and Jantar Mantar. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 6 : Jaipur
After breakfast, we have a photo-stop at Hawa Mahal and then continue our drive to Amber Fort, where you shall embark on Elephant back to the top of the Fortress for your visit. The afternoon is free for leisure activities. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 7: Jaipur – Agra
After breakfast, leave for Agra, en-route visiting Fatehpur Sikri. Check into your Hotel. In the afternoon we visit The Red Fort and Taj Mahal by sunset. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 8: Agra – Jhansi – Orchha
After breakfast, we take a Train for Jhansi. Upon arrival we travel to Orchha which is half an hours drive from Jhansi. Check into your Hotel. In the afternoon we visit the Temples and Palace at Orchha. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 9: Orchha – Khajuraho
After breakfast, we leave for Khajuraho. Upon arrival check into your Hotel. In the afternoon, visit the Eastern and Western group of Temples in this Land of KAMASUTRA. Overnight at the Hotel.
Day 10: Khajuraho – Varanasi
After breakfast, transfer to the Airport for your flight to Varanasi. Upon arrival check into your Hotel. The day is yours to leisure and walk around the Ghats of Varanasi. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 11: Varanasi – Delhi
After breakfast there is a boat ride on the Ganges followed by a morning visit to the Bharat Hindu University Complex and the Monkey Temple at Varanasi. In the evening transfer to the airport, en-route visiting the Buddhist Sacred Town of Sarnath. Flight for Delhi. Upon arrival meeting at Delhi and Transfer to the City for last day Shopping and souvenir hunting.
Day 12: Delhi
Transfer to the airport for home destination.
Note: This tour can also be clubbed with an extension to Kathmandu for 3-5 nights.