|DURATION||23 Days 22 Nights|
|PRICE||Price on request|
Rajasthan is the center for India’s culture and tradition. This tour package includes a lot of places in addition with Nepal. The ultimate pilgrimage Varanasi and the famous Khajuraho Temples will enlighten your soul with its spiritual history and of course, natural beauty. Have an adventurous trip to Pokhara and great mountains of Kathmandu.
Day 1: Arrive Delhi
On arriving Delhi, you will be welcomed warmly by our representative who will transfer you to the hotel. Stay overnight in the hotel after visiting some of the nearby places.
Day 2: Delhi
You will commence your day to explore the capital as soon as you have your breakfast. The Jama Masjid, the Lal Quila and great Humayun Tomb are some of the very popular places in the city. Others are being Qutub Minar, one of the largest minarets of the world, and finally India Gate where young Delhites will be seen refreshing in the evening. You can also visit Rashtrapati Bhawan, Parliament House and Government Secratriat Buildings. On the way back, shopping is an option to relax. The Chandni Chowk Bazaar is famous for the desired purpose. By now you must be empty stomach so move to Cannaught Place for some spicy cuisine and drinks. Get back to your hotel room and relax yourself in the comfortable bed.
*Important – Lal Quila is closed on Mondays.
Day 3: Delhi – Mandawa (By road 280 km/ 06 hrs)
Next morning you will depart from Delhi after breakfast, proceeding towards Mandawa. On reaching Mandawa, our agent will take you to the hotel. Take a short nap and start exploring the place of heritage Havelis. Mandawa has beautiful painted houses of the merchants with an art of frescoes, which will be an amusing sight for you. The detailing and infrastructure of the various painted houses will amaze you with its immense beauty. There are numerous Havelis which will steal your eyes with their attracting beauty. The Laxminarayan Ladia Haveli, Bhagchandika Haveli, Chowkhari Haveli, Gulab rai Ladia Haveli and Mohanlal Saraf Haveli will take you to a land of heritage. You can also visit the villages of Mahansar and Dundlod in Mandawa. At night, return to the hotel and have a relaxing stay overnight. Return to the hotel and dine well before you sleep.
Day 4: Mandawa – Bikaner (By road 164 km/ 04 hrs)
Early morning, leave for the next destination Bikaner after breakfast. As you reach your hotel room accompanied by our agent, freshen up and set forth for exploring the place. You will first visit the popular Junagarh Fort which was built in the 16th century. There is Bandeshwar Temple and Deshnoke Temple which are equally beautiful in their very own peaceful and spiritual surrounding. Return to your hotel, dine the rajasthani cuisine and look forward for a relaxing sleep.
Day 5: Bikaner – Jaisalmer (By road 333 km/ 06 hrs)
The next day you will leave for Jaisalmer, the desert land of Rajasthan. Our appointed agent will take you to the hotel and there you can have some rest. Then get ready to visit the Beautiful Fort and Havelis of Jaisalmer. Visit the Sonar Fort, Jaisalmer Fort and the great mansions, havelis which have decorated balconies with finely carved screens. The medieval beauty of The havelis will be a treat to your eyes. Go back to your hotel at night and have a good sleep after dinner.
Day 6: Jaisalmer
next morning, have breakfast and commence for the remaining attractions of the city. Visit Badal Niwas, Manak Chowk, Patwon Ki Haveli, Nathmal Ji Ki Haveli and Deewan Salim Singh Ki Haveli — Prime Minister’s residence of 18th century. In the evening visit the Gadisar Lake then enjoy the Camel Safari on the sand dunes. Stay overnight in the hotel.
Day 7: Jaisalmer – Jodhpur (By road 385 km/ 06 hrs)
Leave for Jodhpur after breakfast. As you reach there, our agent will take you to the hotel. Relax at the hotel. Jodhpur is a place which has bright and sunny weather for the whole year. Freshen up and get ready to visit the alluring and magnificent Forts and Palaces of Jodhpur. The first to visit is the Mehrangarh Fort, followed by the Umaid Bhavan Palace which is popular for its heritage museum. Then the Jaswant Thada, Raj ka Bag Palace. The designing and carvings of the palaces makes them a beauty for your eyes making you all delightful. Return back to your hotel, have a Rajasthani cuisine from the numerous delicious dishes on the menu and have a good sleep.
Day 8: Jodhpur – Udaipur (By road 210kms/ 06 hrs)
Leave for Udaipur the very next morning after you have your breakfast. On reaching Udaipur, our agent will welcome you and take you to the hotel. Post lunch, Leave for the Pichola Lake in the evening and enjoy boating. Have a mesmerizing view of the sunset and return back to your den and sleep as you have your dinner.
Day 9: Udaipur
Next morning have breakfast and leave to explore the City of Lakes, Udaipur. The finest cultural and architectural example is here in Udaipur, the Lake Palace. Its very glance will delight your soul. Then the City Palace, the large furnished rooms, mirrored walls, its ivory and attracting doors gives a new definition to beauty. It is marvellous. It also has a peacock courtyard. In the evening, after watching sunset from the Monsoon Palace, go for some shopping in the city which is famous for wooden items like wall hangings, toy and printed textiles. Visit Jagdish Temple and the famous lake palaces of Udaipur – jag Mandir Mahal and Jag Niwas Mahal. Have your dinner there and return to the hotel for a good sleep.
Day 10: Udaipur – Pushkar (By road 443kms)
Next morning, proceed for the next destination Pushkar after breakfast. Enroute visit the Saas Bahu Temple, Eklingi Temple and Nagada Jain Temple. On reaching Pushkar, our agent will take you to the hotel. It is believed that a lotus flower fell from the heavenly sky and created the pious Pushkar city in Rajasthan. Following this tale, Pushkar has become famous for its Brahma Temple. The ghats of Pushkar form a gesture of devotion and dedication for the almighty, the creator “Brahma”. Not only the spiritual side but the local festivals and colour fests make Pushkar a place of tourist attraction. Visit all these tourist attractions of Pushkar. Return to the hotel and stay overnight.
Day 11: Pushkar – Jaipur (By road 132 km/ 03 hrs)
After breakfast, leave for Jaipur. On the way, pay a visit to the famous Ajmer Sharif Dargah in Ajmer in Ajmer. Also visit Nasiya Golden Jain Temple and Adhai Din Ka Jhopra. As you reach Jaipur, our agent will welcome you and take you the hotel booked for you. Take a short nap. Freshen up and visit Birla Mandir. Return to the hotel and stay overnight.
Day 12: Jaipur
After breakfast, it is time to explore the pink city. Start with the Amber Fort famous for elephants ride will make you all gaga as you take a ride so high on an elephant’s back. Visit the great Hawa Mahal, which is located in the centre of the pink city, which is a palace of windows. The other amusing places in Jaipur are Jantar Mantar, City Palace, Jai Garh, Amer Garh which will delight your mind and body. If you are a shopoholic, Jaipur’s Johri bazaar will be your next stop. The kundan-meena accessories, the traditional rajasthani clothes and the Jaipuri Razai can find a place in your wardrobe. After a hectic day of traveling, Chokhi Dhani will be your next halt, where a delicious Rajasthani cuisine, folk dance and a soothing environment will be waiting for you. Return to the hotel room and retire to the bed for a sound sleep.
Day 13: Jaipur – Agra
Freshen up in the morning, have your breakfast and drive for the next destination – Agra. As you reach there, our agent will take you to the hotel. Take some rest and start your journey in the city of love, Agra. A guide will accompany you throughout your visit. The Taj Mahal is the biggest treasure of the city. It ranks as the seventh wonder of the world. The white beauty of the monument and story of its history will leave you speechless thinking about the eternal love and the building techniques of the monument. Other places of attraction in Agra which include The Agra Fort also called as Red Fort of Agra, Baby Taj, Moti Masjid and Mahtab bagh where you can have a back view of Taj Mahal. Also visit Itmad-Ud-Daulah’s Tomb. In the Evening you can explore the local market of Agra, Sadar Bazaar and shop for handicrafts, have some cuisine and then return to your shelter arranged for your comfortable stay at night.
Day 14: Agra – Orchcha
After breakfast drive to Orchcha and get to the hotel accompanied by our hired agent. Orchcha is one of the oldest places in Madhya Pradesh which has a shining bright ambience since the 16th century. Visit the Orchcha Fort, Raj Mahal, Jahangir Mahal, Chaturbhuj Temple and Chatris Cenotaphs. Return back to the hotel and relax overnight.
Day 15: Orchcha – Khajuraho
After breakfast, drive to Khajuraho. Our agent will take you to the pre booked hotel. Meanwhile visit the famous group of Khajuraho Temples. Return to the hotel and stay overnight.
Day 16: Khajuraho – Varanasi (By Air)
In the morning, have your breakfast and fly to Varanasi for tour onward journey. On reaching there, you will be warmly welcomed by our local representative who will transfer you to the hotel. Take some rest and spend the evening at Ganga ghat, easing out at the river bank. Stay overnight in the hotel.
Day 17: Varanasi
Varanasi is the City of the almighty Shiva. Anciently known as Kashi, is the ultimate pilgrimage spot for Hindus. It is the oldest city of the world which is still unaffected by modernisation. It is believed that one who takes the holy bath in the Ganges attains salvation washing all his sins in the Holy River. In the afternoon, explore the religious history of the city. Visit the Kashi Vishwanath Temple – the adobe of Lord Shiva, Tulsi Manas Mandir, Durga Temple, Bharat Mata Temple and Banaras Hindu University. Stay overnight in the hotel.
Day 18: Varanasi – Kathmandu (By Air)
Take an early morning flight to Kathmandu after breakfast. On your arrival, you will be accompanied by our representative to the hotel. Relax overnight.
Day 19: Kathmandu – Pokhara (By road 5-6 hrs)
Next morning after breakfast, drive to Pokhara. Upon arrival at Pokhara, our agent will transfer you to the hotel.
Pokhara is a place of natural beauty. It is situated at an altitude of 827m from the sea level and 200km west of Kathmandu valley. Pokhra is known as an adventure center. It is considered to be the most popular tourist destination in Nepal that is noted for its tranquil atmosphere and the beautiful view of countryside. It is a base for trekkers undertaking the Annapurna Circuit. The city has beautiful lakes and offers stunning panoramic views of Himalayan peaks. The serene lakes and the magnificent Himalayas behind them create a peaceful and magical ambience for the visitors.
Day 20: Pokhara
wake up early, have your breakfast and commence for exploring the adventurous and beautiful Pokhara.
Devi’s fall: the local name for it is Patale Chhango (Hell’s fall), Devi’s fall is an awesome waterfall situated on the highway to Tansen. An interesting modern legend says that a foreigner named David was skinny dipping in the River Pardi Khola when the floodgates of the dam were opened, sweeping him into an underground passage beneath the fall, never to be seen again. It was thus named as David’s fall.
Seti River Gorge: It is one of the natural wonders of Pokhara, carved by Seti river. The turbulent water flow gives it an appearance of milk.
Mahendra Cave: Nepal has a few but large caves one of which is Mahendra Cave. It lies north of the Pokhara valley.
Tibetan Village: Tibetan Village Tashiling in the south and Tashil Palkhel in the north of Pokhara Valley are the two Tibetan villages, which is inhabited by the Tibetan people who keeps themselves busy by producing and trading woolen carpets and other handicrafts.
Return to the hotel and relax overnight.
Day 21: Pokhara – Nagarkot – Kathmandu
In the morning, have a healthy breakfast at the hotel and take a road trip to Kathmandu enroute visit to Nagarkot to enjoy sunset view. On reaching there, you will be welcomed by our representative who will take you to the hotel. Relax overnight.
Day 22: Kathmandu
Next morning after having breakfast set forth to explore the beauty of Kathmandu. Visit Swaymabhunath/ Pashupatinath temple and Bouddhanath Stupa.
Kathmandu Durbar Square – Kathmandu is the traditional and cultural hub of Nepali art. The place offers you mountain views, a relaxing view at nature exploring the historic and artistic temples and monuments of Nepal. Kastamandap is the source of the name Kathmandu. The durbar square serves as a boundary of an array of temples. The Kathmandu Durbar Square holds the palaces of the Malla and Shah Kings who ruled over the city. Along with these palaces, the square also surrounds quadrangles revealing courtyards and temples built back in the 3rd century which dates to the Lichchhavi period in the third century.
Swoyambhunath Stupa – This Buddhist Stupa is almost 2000 years old. The Stupa forms the main structure. It is composed of a solid hemisphere of brick and earth supporting a lofty conical spire which holds copper gilt at its top. The all seeing eyes of Lord Buddha are painted on the quadrangle base of the spire. From Swoyambhunath Stupa, you can have a glimpse of Kathmandu valley.
Return to the hotel and stay overnight.
Day 23: Delhi Departure
Have your breakfast and leave for the airport to board a connecting flight back to Delhi. The tour comes to an end. Hope you enjoyed exploring in India and abroad.