16/05/2012 Travel Agents
Central India Heritage Tour - (20 Nights & 20 Days)
Day 01: Delhi Arrival (2 Nights)
Arrive at Delhi International airport at midnight and meet our representative and check into the hotel. After Breakfast visit old Delhi and New Delhi – Red Fort (May be removed because of very less place for tourist because most of place run by Indian Army. Best will be Agra Red fort) Jama Mosjid, Gandhi Memorial, Qutub Miner, Lotus Temple, India Gate and Parliament. Later on come back to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 02: Delhi - Mandawa (1 Night)
After breakfast straight drive to Mandawa. Arrive in Mandawa. Check-in hotel & relax. Rest of the day visits the Shekhavati villages. The whole area of Shekhavati has beautiful frescoes, havelis & mansions and is called the open-air gallery. Overnight in Mandawa.
Day 03: Mandawa - Bikaner (1 Night)
Drive to Bikaner. Afternoon tour of this desert city. Bikaner is bolstered by imposing walls and has a 16th century fort housing old palaces, temples and a mosque. Founded by Raja Rai Singh, the fort is distinguished by its long range of 37 pavilions, a line of balconies and aerial windows of varying designs. An enormous arched doorway leads to the Joramal Temple. The royal chapel is Har Mandir where royal weddings and births were once celebrated. Overnight Bikaner.
Day 04: Bikaner - Jaisalmer (1 Night)
Post breakfast, check out from the hotel and drive to Jaisalmer that is 335 Km away. Upon arrival, check into a hotel and relax a while. Post lunch; visit the Jaisalmer Fort, carved sandstone havelis such as the Salim Singh ki Haveli and Patwon ki Haveli, Gandhi Sagar Tank and the Barabagh Hill. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 05: Jaisalmer - Khuri (1 Night)
On the fifth day of the Rajasthan Tour, after lunch depart to Khuri. On arrival visit the breathtaking Khuri sand dune situated at a mere distance of 50 Km. Ride a camel to explore this unique desert land, and enjoy the experience of camping on the sand dunes and being lulled to sleep by the haunting ballads sung by local bards. Overnight stay in a camp or under a starry sky.
Day 06: Khuri - Jaisalmer (1 Night)
After breakfast departs for Jaisalmer. On arrival rest & relax in the hotel evening is free for your own leisure activities. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 07: Jaisalmer - Jodhpur (1 Night)
Morning drive to Jodhpur. Afternoon visit the Meharangarh Fort, situated on a low sandstone Hill, including Moti-Mahal and Phool Mahal. Also visit Jaswant Thada, an imposing Marble Memorium built in 1899 and the museum located in the Umaid Public Gardens. Overnight Jodhpur.
Day 08: Jodhpur - Udaipur (2 Nights)
Morning drive to Udaipur. Arrive in Udaipur & check-in hotel. Evening is free for your own leisure activities. Overnight Udaipur.
Day 09: Udaipur
Morning tour of Udaipur. Visit the City Palace, Jagdish Temple, drive around Fatehsagar Lake, Sahelion ki bari (Queen's resort for her friends) and Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir (Folk art museum). Afternoon free. Overnight Udaipur.
Day 10: Udaipur - Jaipur (2 Nights)
Upon arrival, check in to a hotel. Rest of the time is for leisure. You can go for shopping in the vibrant markets of Jaipur. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 11: Jaipur
After breakfast set out on an exciting sightseeing tour, especially the forts and palaces of Jaipur with visits to Amber Fort, Jaigarh Fort, Nahargarh Fort and City Palace as well as Hawa Mahal and Janter Manter. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 12: Jaipur – Ranthambore (2 Nights)
Day nineteen will bring you to Sawai Madhopur, have a sightseeing trip of Ranthambore. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 13: Ranthambore
Early morning enjoy a canter safari (3-hrs.) in the Ranthambore National Park. Try your luck at spotting the elusive Indian tigers. Also visit the Ranthambore Fort situated inside the tiger reserve. Indulge in bird watching too. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day14: Ranthambore – Agra (1 Night)
After breakfast proceed for the historic city of Agra by road. Check-in to a hotel on arrival at Agra and have a relaxing lunch. In the evening, please Note: TAJ MAHAL IS CLOSED ON FRIDAYS.
Visit the Rambagh Lawns and the Dayal Bagh Temple. Indulge in some shopping too. Overnight stay at the hotel. Please Note: TAJ MAHAL IS CLOSED ON FRIDAYS.
Day15: Agra – Khajuraho (2 Nights)
Early morning have a visit of The Taj Mahal. Later on leave for Khajuraho .One arrive check in the Hotel & relax. Have an overnight stay in hotel.
Day 16: Khajuraho
After morning breakfast have a sightseeing tour of the city, visit one of the best western temple (Kama-sutra temple). Evening time visit to waterfall. Overnight Khajuraho.
Day 17: Khajuraho - Orchha (1 Night)
Morning drive to Orchha. Arrive & transfer to hotel. Evening free for walk on riverside. Overnight Orchha.
Day 18: Orchha - Jhansi - Varanasi (by Overnight Train)
Afternoon city tour visit Orchha's grandeur has been captured in stone, frozen in time & a rich legacy to the ages. For, on this medieval city, the hand of time has rested lightly: the palaces and the temples built by its Bundela rulers in the 16th and 17th century retain much of their pristine glory. Jahangir Mahal, a tiered palace crowned by graceful chhatris has a spectacular view of soaring temple spires & cenotaphs. Later drive to Jhansi railway station to board overnight train for Varanasi. Night on board.
Day 19: Varanasi (2 Nights)
Arrive Varanasi, meet assistance & transfer to hotel. Evening visit to ghats for Aarti the two cremation ghats are Manikarnika & Harishchandra where funeral pyre burns day and night. Every pious Hindu believes that to die in Kashi and to be cremated on banks of the Ganges is to attain release from the cycle of birth and death.. Overnight Varanasi.
Day 20: Varanasi - Delhi (By Flight) -- Departure
Early morning boat excursion on the river Ganges, a ferry pilgrimage from ghat to ghat. People bathe early in the morning to offer the prayers to the rising sun. Explore the local markets of Varanasi. Later on our driver will drop you at the airport to catch your flight for Delhi. On arrival you may yourself transfer from domestic airport to international airport to catch your sweet home flight.