There are many places in north India which are not only rich in heritage but are also spiritually rich. In this package will offer you the taste of both these things. On the one hand you will be visiting the royal state of Rajasthan and on the other hand, you will be traveling across the alleys of Punjab, a fun-filled place with a very sacred Harmindir Sahib, which is also popularly known as the Golden Temple. Golden Temple is the most sacred spiritual hub of Sikhism. Your tour will start with your arrival at Delhi. Then you will be taking a detailed tour of the Golden temple. Then you will start visiting the ethnic state of Rajasthan where you will be exploring the cities of Pushkar, Jodhpur, Udaipur and then to Jaipur. Later you with the well-guided Taj Mahal tour you will move ahead to Varanasi the ancient and holy city of India. Your tour will start traveling back to Delhi for the completion of the city.
Day 01: Delhi Arrival
Upon arrival at Delhi Airport for a memorable Tour of India, our representative will greet and transfer you to hotel. Remainder of the day is at your discretion to relax or explore independently this bustling and beautiful capital of India. Later you can enjoy a sumptuous dinner and stay overnight at the hotel.
Take delicious breakfast at the hotel and today you are going to feel the magic and charisma of Delhi, which is a very lively city. You are going to enjoy a full day sightseeing tour of Delhi, starting with impressive Red Fort, Jama Masjid - India’s oldest and largest mosque. You will also visit Qutub Minar- 2nd tallest Minar in India. Our representative will also guide you through the ticketing process as well as the history and significance associated with these sites. Later you can take rickshaw ride in the bustling bazaars at Chandni Chowk, tour to Khari Baoli spice market. Return to your hotel in the evening for comforting overnight stay.
Please note- Akshardham Temple, Lotus Temple and Red Fort are closed on Mondays.
Day 03: Delhi - Amritsar & Amritsar sightseeing
After having breakfast at the hotel, our representative will transfer you to the Delhi Airport to board the flight for Amritsar. Upon arrival at this place, our representative will transfer you to the hotel. Amritsar is a cultural and spiritual center for the Sikh religion. Take some rest and later you will leave for sightseeing which includes Wagah border- This place is also known as "Berlin wall of Asia" and is a ceremonial border on India–Pakistan Border, where each evening, there is a retreat ceremony called 'lowering of the flags. After this you will visit Jallianwala Bagh- the historic site where hundreds of innocent Indian men, women and children were massacred by British General Michael Dyer on April 13, 1919. A memorial and garden have been created as a national monument. Later in the evening you can also go for night lighting view of Golden Temple.
Day 04: Amritsar sightseeing & Delhi departure (By flight or train)
After early morning breakfast at the hotel, you will leave for another city of Amritsar and visit Golden Temple, which is a prominent Sikh Gurdwara (prayer house). In this place Kirtans are recited and the waves of the classical ragas, a sublime blend of voice & music. Later in the afternoon, you will be transferred to the railway station to board the train for Delhi. You must click photos to make your journey memorable. Upon arrival at Delhi railway station, our representative will transfer you to the hotel for comforting overnight stay.
Day 05: Travel and explore Pushkar
After taking breakfast at the hotel, you will leave for Pushkar- one of the oldest cities of India. After arriving at this place, our representative will transfer you to the hotel. Later you will visit Brahma temple, which is one of the most popular temple in India. Return to the hotel for relaxing overnight stay.
Day 06: Travel and explore Jodhpur
Take delicious breakfast at the hotel and you will leave for Jodhpur. After arrival at this place, our representative will transfer you to the hotel. Later you will visit Jaswant Thada and tour the magnificent Umaid Bhawan Palace, which has a heritage museum. See the majestic Mehrangarh Fort, one of the largest forts in India. Within the fort there are beautiful palaces, and a display of royal arms and artifacts. Return to your hotel to stay overnight.
Day 07: Travel to Udaipur
After having breakfast at the hotel, you will leave for Udaipur, which is famously also known as "City of Lakes". After arrival in Udaipur, our representative will transfer you to the hotel. Later in the evening you can go for a boat ride in "Pichola Lake" and view the sunset. Return to the hotel for comforting overnight stay.
Day 08: Udaipur sightseeing
Take delicious breakfast at the hotel and you will embark on sightseeing trip of Udaipur city, which is famously known as "Venice of the East" and "City of Lakes". You will visit the City Palace- it is the largest royal complex in Rajasthan, which stands on a rocky promontory and comprises of cupolas, balconies, and towers which gives a wonderful view of the lake and the city. After this you will visit Jagdish temple, which was built in 1651 A.D. by Maharana Jagat Singh, this Indo-Aryan temple is dedicated to Lord Jagannath, a manifestation of Vishnu and noted for its beautiful sculpted images and towering shikhara. Then you will drive through the old city of Udaipur to reach Fateh Sagar Lake and will also see Saheliyon-Ki-Bari - Courtyard of the Maidens was designed and laid out early in the eighteenth century as a retreat for ladies of the royal household to spend their time in leisure. Later in the evening you can visit Monsoon palace for sunset or you can do shopping in this beautiful city, which is famous for hand printed textiles, wall hangings, wooden folk toys and much more. Return to the hotel for comforting overnight stay.
Day 09: Travel to Jaipur
After having breakfast at the hotel, you will leave for Jaipur. En Route, you will visit Chittorgarh fort- which is largest fort in India. On arrival at Jaipur, our representative will transfer you to the hotel for short nap. Later in evening you will go for dinner at Chokhi Dhani, wherein you can enjoy Rajasthani folk songs, dance and food. Return to the hotel for comforting overnight stay.
Day 10: Jaipur Sightseeing
Take mouth-watering breakfast at the hotel and get ready because it's time to explore and enjoy sightseeing in the Pink city of India - Jaipur, which is the capital city of Rajasthan state. Jaipur is Famous for Forts, Palaces and Rich Indian cultural Heritage. The traditional fortress is at Amber, so this is the logical place from which to begin your exploration. We will arrange an elephant safari for you to see the countryside around Amber. Later in the afternoon you will visit City Palace Museum - an imposing blend of traditional Mughal and Rajasthani Art. The museum is resplendent with its collection of robes of royal princes, carpets, and armory of old weapons, miniature paintings portraying court scenes, battle scenes and processions, Later you will drive past the Hawa Mahal - The Palace of Winds and visit Jal Mahal- palace located in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake. Later return to your hotel for a relaxing overnight stay.
Day 11: Agra
After breakfast at the hotel and you will leave for Agra, which is famous for Precious Jewel in India's crown -"Taj Mahal- The symbol of love". On arrival at Agra, our representative will transfer you to the hotel. Later on you will embark upon sightseeing the various famous tourist attractions in this beautiful city. You will visit Taj Mahal at the sunset. Later return to your hotel for a relaxing overnight stay.
Day 12: Agra Tour and Travel to Varanasi
Early morning, you will witness the incomparable Taj Mahal in all its beauty at sunrise. Taj Mahal- Monument of love is a fine example of the fusion of many architectural styles. Click wonderful photos at this place and cherish these golden moments for all the years to come. Return to the hotel, have delicious breakfast and leave for Agra Fort – The Red Fort of Agra which is famous for its beautiful palaces, and the Jasmine Tower where the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan was confined as a prisoner for the last 8 years of his life. You will also visit Itmad-ud-Daulah's Tomb - an exquisite tomb, which is known as Baby Taj. Later our representative will transfer you to the railway station at 19.20 pm to board the train to Varanasi. Overnight in train.
Day 13: Varanasi Excursion
On arrival at Varanasi railway station, our representative will greet and transfer you to the hotel. After having breakfast and relaxing for some time, you will leave for excursion tour to Sarnath which is 10 kilometers away from Varanasi. Sarnath is a Buddhist pilgrimage center and at this place Lord Buddha delivered his first sermon after attaining enlightenment and also see the museum. After sightseeing, return to your hotel in the evening and stay overnight.
Day 14: Continue exploring Varanasi
Early morning leave for a boat excursion on River Ganges to see the bathing Ghats and cremation site. After having breakfast at the hotel, you can walk through narrow alleys of the ancient city of Varanasi. Visit the most sacred living temple – The Vishwanath Temple. In the evening you can go for Aarti on the Banks of River Ganges. Return to your hotel for comforting overnight stay .
Day 15: Delhi - Departure
After having breakfast at the hotel, our representative will transfer you to the Varanasi airport to board the flight to Delhi and later catch your international flight to your onward destination. Our main aim is to make your journey comfortable in all respect.