|Colorful Rajasthan with Taj||
Romantic Rajasthan with Nepal (19 Days)
Day 01 - Arrive Delhi
On arrival, transfer to the hotel. After check-in, overnight at hotel.
Day 02 - Delhi - Jaipur
check-out from the hotel and drive to Jaipur. Spend the evening relaxing at your hotel OR exploring the 'pink city' local markets for shopping. Overnight at hotel. (Breakfast)
Day 03 - Jaipur
After breakfast full day sightseeing of Jaipur. Explore the ‘Pink City’ of India, the bustling metropolis that is Rajasthan’s capital. Morning, visit Amber fort. Spend the afternoon visiting the Hawa Mahal, the Observatory and the City Palace.
Day 04 - Jaipur - Bikaner
After breakfast check-out from the hotel and drive to Bikaner. After check-in enjoy half day city tour of Bikaner - the camel city. Visit Junagadh Fort - Built in 1593 A.D. by Raja Rai Singh, a general in the army of Emperor Akbar, the fort is a formidable structure encircled by a moat and has some beautiful palaces within. These palaces, made in red sandstone and marble, make a picturesque ensemble of courtyards, balconies, kiosks and windows dotted all over the structure. Also visit Bhandeshwar Jain Temple - Beautiful 16th century Jain temples, dedicated to the 23rd Tirthankar Parshvanathji. Overnight at hotel. (Breakfast)
Day 05 - Bikaner - Jaisalmer
breakfast check-out from the hotel and drive to Jaisalmer - The
Citadel City. On the way we pass camel carts, vibrant and colorful
Rajasthani women carrying produce to the market, and men sporting
brightly colored turbans usually sitting groups just passing the
time of the day.
After breakfast proceed for a half day sightseeing. Visit the Jaisalmer Fort. The golden yellow sandstone Fort, over 800 years old, crowns the Trikuta Hill. Later on visit Manak Chowk Patwon ki Haveli.
In the late afternoon we have arranged Sunset camel ride to the Sam Sand Dunes. By visiting the Sam Sand Dunes, it is possible to get an insight into desert life from Jaisalmer. Camel rides on the Sand Dunes are a thrilling experience, as is the brilliant sunset. Overnight at hotel. (Breakfast)
Day 07 - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur
After breakfast check-out from the hotel and drive to Jodhpur - The Desert enchantment.
In the afternoon half day city sightseeing of Blue city - Jodhpur. Visit Mehrangarh fort which is one of the largest forts in India. Also visit Jaswanthada - The 19th century royal cenotaph and the museum located in the Umaid public gardens. In the late afternoon visit Umaid Bhawan Palace. Overnight at hotel. (Breakfast)
08 - Jodhpur - Ranakpur - Udaipur
Later on continue drive to Udaipur, the lovely lakeside capital of Mewar - The City of Dreams which is perhaps the most romantic city in Rajasthan. In the evening, enjoy a boat ride on the Lake Pichhola. Overnight at hotel.
Day 09 - Udaipur
After breakfast visit City Palace - the largest palace complex in Rajasthan, with its scalloped arches, fretted balconies, and cupolas. Visit Fateh Sagar Lake, Sahelion-ki- Bari, Pratap Memorial. Later on visit Ahar followed by an excursion to Eklingji & Nagda temples. Overnight at hotel. (Breakfast)
Day 10 - Udaipur - Chittorgarh - Pushkar
After breakfast check-out from the hotel and drive to Chittorgarh. Visit Chittorgarh Fort - The indomitable pride of Chittorgarh. Later on continue drive to Pushkar - the city of Brahma. Pushkar is a sacred town for the Hindus. After check-in visit various temples and the sacred lake. Dinner & Overnight at hotel. (Breakfast/Dinner)
Day 11 - Pushkar - Bharatpur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra
After breakfast check-out from the hotel and drive to Agra. En-route visit Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary - one of the finest bird sanctuaries in the world. You will enjoy a Rickshaw ride inside the Sanctuary for Bird Watching.
Also visit Fatehpur Sikri. On arrival, check-in and overnight at hotel. (Breakfast)
Day 12 - Agra - Varanasi
Early morning visit the Taj Mahal which is India’s most fascinating and beautiful masterpiece. The Taj is most enthralling in the quietness of early morning. With the rising Sun the white marble changes its colour and hues and it is excellent for photography.
In the afternoon visit Agra Red Fort. In the evening transfer to railway station to catch MARUDHAR Express train to Varanasi. Overnight Train. (Breakfast)
Day 13 - Varanasi
Arrive Varanasi in the morning, transfer to hotel. Later on half day city tour of Varanasi. One of the holiest cities in India, Varanasi is one of the most important pilgrimage sites and also a major tourist attraction.
In the afternoon an excursion to Sarnath - where Bhuddhism first made its appearance nearly 2500 years ago and where Lord Buddha gave his first sermon to his 5 disciples. In the evening enjoy boat ride on the holy river Ganges and you will be taken to the Ganga Ghats to watch evening Aarti (Hindu ritual). Overnight at hotel.
Day 14 - Varanasi - Kathmandu
Early in the morning, enjoy a boat ride on the holy river Ganges, which presents an incredible scene as multitudes of devotees come to the river to pay homage to the Sun God. The riverfront, as seen from a boat at sunrise, is a spiritually uplifting sight.
After breakfast check-out from the hotel and in time transfer to airport to catch flight to Kathmandu which is the capital of the ‘Hindu Kingdom of Nepal’ - an extraordinary land only now entering the 20th century. Overnight at hotel. (Breakfast)
Day 15 - Kathmandu
After an early breakfast full day city tour. Visit The Pashupatinath Temple and Swayambhunath. The Great Stupa of Swayambhu is the wonder is indeed listed a World Heritage Site to prove that it serves as the nerve center of faithful worship for all the devout Buddhist of the universe. After that visit Mahadev Parvati Temple.
Later on visit Darbar Squar & Hanuman Dhoka. Also visit Kumari Ghar - Not only does Nepal have many gods and goddess which are worshipped and revered as statues, images, paintings and symbols, but it also has a real living goddess. The Kumari Devi is a young girl who lives in the building known as the Kumari Ghar, right beside Kathmandu's Durbar Square. In the afternoon an excursion to Natural History Museum which is the only of its kind in Nepal is situated 3 km west of Kathmandu City. Overnight at hotel. (Breakfast)
Day 16 - Kathmandu
breakfast an excursion to The ancient city of Patan, lying 5 Kms
southeast of Kathmandu, is known as the city of fine arts. Visit
Durbar Square and Patan Museum.
Day 17 - Kathmandu - Nagarkot
After breakfast check-out from the hotel and start to drive to Nagarkot. It boasts of wonderful scenic canvas of Himalayas stretching form Mt. Kanchanjunga in the far east to the Annapurna massif in the far west and the revering sunrise that serenades the entire valley. Overnight at hotel. (Breakfast)
Day 18 - Nagarkot - Dhulikhel
After breakfast visit Nagarkote and continue on to Changunarayan temple, the oldest and finest pagoda architecture in the world. Late afternoon drive to Dhulikhel. Overnight at the hotel. (Breakfast)
19 - Dhulikhel - Kathmandu - Delhi (Departure)