Day 1 Arrive Delhi
On arrival at Delhi, you are traditionally welcome by our representative and transfer to hotel by your Exclusive Car. In the hotel have a brief view of the tour from our representative.
Day 2 Delhi
After breakfast at hotel, later leave for the sightseeing tour of Old & New Delhi. Including Jama Masjid — one of Asia’s largest mosques, Red Fort- the magnificent and most opulent fort built during the years 1638 – 1648 by the Moghul Empire, walk through the silver street of Chandani Chowk, Raj Ghat – the cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi, A massive temple – Akshar Dham, The Hindu temple – Birla Mandir, The Humayun’s Tomb & Qutub Minar – a 73 m high victory tower and The Bahai Temple – shaped like a lotus flower and a proof of India’s secularism. The India Gate -war memorial, The Rashtrapati Bhawan – President’s House, Parliament House and Government Secretariat Buildings. Overnight at the hotel
Day 03: Delhi – Mandawa
After breakfast at the hotel drive to Mandawa upon arrival check-in hotel and later we leave to see Mandawa — often called the “open air art gallery of Rajasthan’ the region is famous for the high quality frescoes. See the beautifully painted havelies on the ancient and the famous silk route built in the 18th and 19th century by the rich merchants. Later take a heritage walk in this beautiful village. You can also see the traditional lifestyle of the local people. Overnight in Hotel.
Day 4 Mandawa – Bikaner
After breakfast, drive towards to Bikaner. On the way visit Fatehpur Village which is also famous for the splendid havelies of the Shekhawati region. Reach Bikaner by afternoon later set off for the sight seen tour of Bikaner includes visiting the impregnable 15th century Junagarh Fort reputed to have remained unconquered till date, the fort has a number of gates- Karan Pol (gate) provides access to the fort, next to it is Suraj Pol (sun gate). Also visit the Camel Breeding Farm which carries out breeding and training of camels (closed on Sundays). Evening time is to visit Deshnoke Rat Temple. Overnight stay at your hotel in Bikaner
Day 5 Bikaner – Jaisalmer
After early breakfast, leave through the Thar Desert for Jaisalmer, en-route visit Pokharan — the birth place of Akbar the Great (3rd Mughal Emperor). Visiting the local market in the heart of the village and after taking lunch we proceed towards Jaisalmer. Arrive there by early evening. Let the Sun set view of this desert city weaves magic on you, leaving you speechless and mesmerized. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 6 Jaisalmer
Sightseeing tour of the Golden City -Jaisalmer includes Sonar Fort or the Golden fort, rises from the sand and merges with the golden hues of the desert ambience. Badal Niwas, Manak Chowk, Patwon Ki Haveli — one of the largest and most extensively carved Haveli with remnants of mirror work and paintings on the walls, Nathmal Ji Ki Haveli known for its unique miniature style paintings and mighty tuskers carved out of yellow sandstone stand guard to the haveli & Deewan Salim Singh Ki Haveli — Prime Minister’s residence of 18th century. Visit the Gadisar Lake then in evening camel carts safari for sunset onto Sam or Khuri Sand Dunes where you can enjoy dinner in mud huts listen to the folk tunes by the local artists and musicians. Overnight stay at hotel in Jaisalmer.
Day 7 Jodhpur
Early Morning depart to Jodhpur, en-route visit Mandore Gardens. Check into hotel. Post lunch sightseeing tour includes Mehrangarh fort — pride of Jodhpur, still stand high witnessing the battles fought. Museum inside the fort displays a rich collection of old royal palanquins, arms, paintings, costumes, etc. Fort has number of palaces – Moti Mahal, Phool Mahal, Sheesh Mahal, Takht Vilas and Jhanki Mahal. On the way down from the fort, towards left is Jaswant Thada — intricately carved marble stone temple shaped cenotaph of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II. Ummaid Bhawan Palace or Chittar Palace – palace with no mortar bindings, only chiseled sandstone blocks are interlocked together. Evening is leisure or you can walk along the famous spice market and feel the flavors of Indian spices. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 8 Jodhpur – Ranakpur
After breakfast, drive to Udaipur via Ranakpur On arrival at Ranakpur, the city named after Rana Kumbha, known for its Jain temple The four images of Adinath are enshrined in the main temple called ‘Chamukh’, having 29 halls and 1444 columns all with differently carved sculpturs.The complex also includes Sun Temple, Amba Mata Temple, Parsvanath and Neminath temples. Reach Udaipur in afternoon and check in hotel. Later, see the Saheliyon ki Bari where Maharana Sangram Singh build this garden complex with fountains and lakes for his beautiful daughter. After that move around the narrow streets of Udaipur Rest of the time free for your leisure.
Day 9 Udaipur
After breakfast move out for the city tour of Udaipur visit the City Palace — a grand palace with beautiful architecture, the Jagdish Temple — dedicated to Lord Vishnu, and the folk art museum with a colorful collection of puppets, musical instruments and paintings. In the evening you can wander through the city or take a boat ride on Lake Pichola and see the fabulous lake palaces of Udaipur, the Jag Mandir Palace and the Jag Niwas Palace now known as the Taj Lake Palace, where you can enjoy your dinner in a regal ambience. Return to your hotel to stay overnight.
Day 10 Udaipur – Pushkar
Leave Udaipur and head towards Pushkar on the way visit the Eklingji and Nagda Jain Temple. Also visit the Saas and Bahu Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and Vishnu. Afternoon reach the Holy City – Pushkar, the place where Lord Brahma( Creator of the Hindu Trinity) and Savitri (His Wife) perform ‘Yagnas’.Here we visit Brahama Temple and Lake Pushkar, where devotees take holy bath in lake water. The legend says that the lake sprout on the place where the lotus petals fell on earth from the hands of Lord Brahma. Pushkar is popular for the Pushkar Fair or Camel Fair that held every year in the month of November. In evening enjoy the walk along the colorful and bustling local market.
Day 11 Pushkar – Jaipur
On the way to Jaipur in Ajmer Visit Nasiya Golden Jain Temple, ‘Dargah Sharif’ and Adhai Din Ka Jhopra. After that welcome to The Capital city of Rajasthan which is also known as ‘Pink City’ This afternoon, set off to see The City Palace — still the home of the former royalty H.H Bhawani Singh Ji of Jaipur housing an extensive collection of art, carpets and old weapons. Jantar Mantar Observatory — situated in the heart of the city where time has been accurately measured since the 17th century the largest and best preserved stone observatory, on the way back visit Birla Temple. Evening at leisure.
Day 12 Jaipur
A full day sightseeing stopping to view the dramatic hilltop fortress at Amber — ascend the imposing fort on a painted elephant. We wander among glittering inlays and the Hall of Mirrors ‘Sheesh Mahal’.Within the palace are Diwan–e-Aam the “Hall of Public Audience”, Diwan-e-Khas the “Hall of Private Audience” and the Sukh Niwas where a cool breeze blows, the Jai Mandir or the “Temple of Victory”. Enroute visit Jal Mahal the “Water Palace” built in centre of Maota Lake which was a resting place of the kings. Hawa Mahal — The Palace of Winds, the facade of which is all pink windows and filigree screens. After Lunch visit “Monkey Temple”, Galta Sun Temple — beautiful place surrounded by mountains. Enjoy a Bollywood movie at “Raj Mandir” the Second best Cinema in Asia. In the evening then enjoy dinner with folk dances and music by typical Rajasthani women in an Indian Restaurant.
Day 13 Jaipur – Fatehpur Sikri – Agra
After a morning at leisure we drive to the city of Taj, Agra, stopping enroute at ornithological reserve at Bharatpur – Keoladeo National Park. Post lunch tour of the Phantom city Fatehpur Sikri built by Akbar in the late 16th century, it was abandoned after only 14 years due to shortage of water. The entire city of Red sand stone (sand stone palaces and temples) is virtually intact and a site worth seeing is 54 m high main entrance. Jami Mosque, Buland Darwaza, Tomb of Sheikh Salim Chishti, Jodha Bai and Birbal’s house are the other tractions. On reaching Agra, visit the imposing Agra Fort, built of red sandstone and marble is a hilltop citadel with fabulous courtyards, fountains and gates, where Shahjehan imprisoned by his own son Aurangzeb. Thereafter, evening Visit Taj Mahal which is among The seven wonders in the world. Taj Mahal, erected by Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife, Queen Mumtaz Mahal. Begun in 1631, 20000 workmen took 22 years to complete it a dream in white marble which lies in perfect proportion to the elegant garden of fountains on the bank of Yamuna.is free to explore this vibrant colorful city and its local markets.
Day 14 Agra – Orcha
After breakfast drive to orchha and check in to hotel. Evening Orchha Temple. (Overnight at Hotel)
Day 15 Orcha – Khajuraho
After breakfast at hotel drive to Khajuraho and check in at the hotel. Later visit tour of temples of Khajuraho and our rest of day is free for leisure and overnight at the hotel.
Day 16 Khajuraho – Varanasi (By Air)
After breakfast at hotel later in time transferred to Airport to board your flight to Varanasi.Upon arrival you are met and transferred to hotel and check in to hotel. Evening visit Ghat. (Overnight at hotel)
Day 17 Varanasi
Varanasi: Also known as Kashi, this historical and ancient city is also the ultimate pilgrimage spot for Hindus. The oldest living city in the world, it is believed that one who dies and gets his last rites performed within its enchanting region would attain salvation and freedom from the cycle of birth and re-birth. The Holy River Ganges flowing alongside the city is believed to have the power to wash away the sins of mortals. Afternoon city sightseeing tour visiting the Vishwanath Golden Temple, the abode of great God Shiva, Tulsi Manas Mandir, Durga Temple, Bharat Mata Temple and Banaras Hindu University. Overnight stay at Varanasi hotel.
Day 18 Varanasi – Kathmandu (By Air)
After breakfast at hotel later in time to transferred to Airport for your flight to Kathmandu.Upon arrival you are met and transferred to hotel and check in to hotel.(Overnight at hotel
Day 19 Kathmandu – Pokhara
Breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast, drive to Pokhara. (App. 5-6 hrs drive)Upon arrival at Pokhara, transfer to the hotel.
Pokhara is a remarkable place of natural beauty. Situated at an altitude of 827m from the sea level and 200km west of Kathmandu valley, the city is known as a center of adventure.It is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Nepal, noted for its tranquil atmosphere and the beauty of the surrounding countryside. It is also a base for trekkers undertaking the Annapurna Circuit. The enchanting city has several beautiful lakes and offers stunning panaromic views of Himalayan peaks. The serene of lakes and the magnificence of the Himalayas rising behind them create an ambience of peace and magic.
PM: Phewa Lake: The ultimate lake for boating where an island temple is located at the middle of the lake. Another attraction is the reflection of Mount Machhapuchhre and Annapurna range on the crystal clear water of the lake. While boating in Phewa Lake, you can see several varities of fish. Thick forest lies on the adjoining southern slopes of the lake. It’s hard to escape the draw of Phewa Lake and any visitor with even a few spare minutes should endeavour to take a boat out on the water to fully experience the wonderful views of reflected mountains. Paddling out into the middle of the lake is a nice way to spend a quite afternoon.
Day 20 Pokhara
Breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast commence for the sightseeing tour of Pokhara.
Devi’s fall: Locally known as Patale Chhango (Hell’s fall), Devi’s fall (also known as Devin’s or David’s) is an awesome waterfall lying about 2 km south-west of Pokhara airport on the highway to Tansen. An interesting modern legend says that a foreigner named David was skinny dipping in the Pardi Khola (river) when the floodgates of the dam were opened, sweeping him into an underground passage beneath the fall, never to be seen again.
Seti River Gorge: It is carved by Seti River and is one of the natural wonders of Pokhara. KI Singh Bridge at the Bagar, Mahendra Pool & Prithivi Highway Bridge near Bus Park provides a perfect view of the river’s dreadful rush and the deep gorge made by the turbulent flow of white water like milk.
Mahendra Cave: Mahendra Cave lies north of the Pokhara valley. It is a large limestone cave, which is one of the few stalagmite stalactite caves found in Nepal.
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.
Overnight at the hotel in Pokhara
Day 21 Pokhara – Nagarkot – Kathmandu
Breakfastat the hotel drive to Kathmandu enroute visit to Nagarkot for Sunset. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 22 Kathmandu
Breakfastat the hotel. After breakfast take a sightseeing tour of Kathmandu city Swaymabhunath/ Pashupatinath temple and Bouddhanath Stupa.
Kathmandu Durbar Square: Kathmandu is the hub of Nepal’s traditional culture and arts. This is the place for rest, relaxation and easy-day sightseeing of historic and artistic temples and monuments, and mountain views. Kastamandap the source of the name Kathmandu and supposed to be made from the timber of a single tree and the Durbar Square are with its array of temples overlooked by the Hanuman Dhoka, , a name derived from the statue of Hanuman, the monkey devotee of Lord Ram, near the entrance of the palace. 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 to as early as the Lichchhavi period in the third century.
Swoyambhunath Stupa: This Buddhist Stupa is said to be 2000 years old. The Stupa which forms the main structure is composed of a solid hemisphere of brick and earth supporting a lofty conical spire capped by a pinnacle of Copper gilt. Painted on the four sided base of the spire are the all seeing eyes of Lord Buddha. This hill is a mosaic of small Chaityas and Pagoda temples. From Swoyambhunath Stupa, one can have a glimpse of Kathmandu valley.
Overnight at the hotel.
Pashupatinath Temple:Pashupatinath Temple is one of the holiest Hindu Temples dedicated to Lord Shiva. Situated amidst a lush green natural setting on the bank of the sacred Bagmati River, the temple built in Pagoda Style has gilded roof and richly carved silver doors. Visitors will be permitted to view the temple from the east bank of River Bagmati, entrance in the temple being strictly forbidden to all non Hindus. Pashupatinath is the centre of annual pilgrimage on the day of Shivaratri which falls in the month of February/March. Behind the temples are the cremation grounds.
Bouddhanath Stupa: One of the oldest and the biggest Buddhist monuments ever built in Nepal, Furthermore it is one of the holiest Buddhist sites in Kathmandu. Boudhanath is an imposing structure standing some 36 meters. The Stupa stands on the massive three level mandala style Platforms surrounded by colourful private family houses. Listed in the UNESCO World Heritage list this site is considered very much like Mecca for the Buddhists and every year tens of thousands of pilgrims from all over the Himalayan region visit the stupa.
Overnight at the hotel.
Day 23 Kathmandu – Delhi (By Air)
Breakfast at the hotel and today we are transferred to the Airport to take a Connecting flight to New Delhi and for your desire Destination.
Tour conclude with sweet memories………