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Classical India & Rajasthan

Package price 5696 per person sharing twin

Product Code : AGORA710

Classical India & Rajasthan Tour will begin with pick up from Delhi airport. Delhi, Agra, Gwalior, Orchha, Khajuraho & Varanasi are Classical destinations and cultural hubs of the country and each depicts a distinct face of the great India. In Rajasthan you will visit Jaipur, Mandawa, Bikaner, Jaisalmer, Pokhran, Jodhpur, Ranakpur & Udaipur. Sand dunes, wooded hills, amazing lakes, Grand palaces, rugged forts, bustling towns, quiet villages, camels, elephants, harsh sunlight & the cool evening breeze are all in abundance of Rajasthan.

Day 1: Arrive Delhi

On arrival at Delhi airport, assistance and transfer to hotel check in (check in/out time 12pm). Rest time free and easy to relax. O/n at hotel.

 

Day 2: Delhi

Breakfast at hotel. City tour of Delhi visiting Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk, Raj Gath, Humayun Tomb, Qutab Minar & Lotus Temple. Also drive pass President House, Parliament & India Gate etc. O/n at hotel.

 

Day 3: Delhi - Agra (210km)

Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Agra check in at hotel. Later visit Taj Mahal, Agra Fort & Itmad-ud-Daula Tomb. O/n at hotel.

 

Day 4: Agra - Gwalior - Orchha (220kms)

Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Orchha enroute visit Gwalior Fort known for its great architecture and rich past. Arrive Orchha check in at hotel. Visit the Orchha Fort complex, which houses a large number of ancient monuments consisting of the fort, palaces, temple, and other edifices. O/n at hotel.

 

Day 5: Orchha - Khajuraho (180kms)

Breakfast at hotel. Later drive to Khajuraho check in at hotel. Visit exceptionally well maintained Khajuraho temples built in the short span of 100 years from 950-1050AD by Chandela dynasty. Evening light & sound show. O/n at hotel.

 

Day 6: Khajuraho - Varanasi (Flight)

Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to airport to board flight for Varanasi. On arrival assistance and transfer to hotel. Evening attend Holy Ganga Aarti, a magical ritual held at sunset on the banks of the holy Ganges. O/n at hotel.

 

Day 7: Varanasi

Breakfast at hotel. Early morning boat ride & Ghat visit. Later visit Banaras Hindu University, Bharat Mata Temple, Tulsi Manas Temple & Sarnath Temple complex including the Great Dhamekh Stupa. If time permit visit Ram Nagar Fort & Museum. O/n at hotel. 

 

Day 8: Varanasi - Jaipur (Flight)

Breakfast at hotel. As per flight schedule transfer to airport to board flight for Jaipur. On arrival assistance and transfer to hotel check in. Evening explore the loval market of Pink City. O/n at hotel.

 

Day 9: Jaipur 

Breakfast at hotel. Visit Amber Fort, Jaigarh Fort, Sisodia Rani Garden, City Palace, Observatory, Hawa Mahal & Birla temple. Further explore local market of Pink City. O/n at hotel.

 

Day 10: Jaipur - Mandawa (170kms)

Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Mandawa check in at hotel. Later visit Mandawa Fort, Hanuman Prasad Goenkas Haveli, Jhunjhunwalas Haveli, Saraf Haveli, Murmurias Haveli, Raghunath Ji Temple, Ladia Haveli, Chokhani Haveli, Newatia Havelis, Lord Krishna Temple and more. O/n at hotel.

 

Day 11: Mandawa - Bikaner (190kms)

Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Bikaner via visiting Karni Mata Temple (Rat Temple). On arrival check in at hotel. Later visit Junagadh Fort, Lallgarh Palace & Museum, Laxmi Niwas Palace, Rampuria Group of Havelis and Camel Breeding Farm. O/n at hotel.

 

Day 12: Bikaner - Jaisalmer (330kms)

Breakfast at hotel. Morning excursion to Jorbeer to spot some raptors. The Jorbeer area of Bikaner is teeming with hundreds of voracious raptors, including vultures, which migrated to Rajasthan from South East Asia for the winter feast. Nearly, 9,000 raptors of 17 species can be seen at this carcass dumping site, highest in the country and Asia, according to the experts.
Thereafter drive to Jaisalmer check in at hotel. Rest time free and easy to relax. O/n at hotel.

 

Day 13: Jaisalmer

Breakfast at hotel. City tour of Jaisalmer visit Jaisalmer Fort, Patwon Ki Haveli, Salim Ji Ki Haveli, Nathmal Ji Ki Haveli, Mandir Palace, Bada Bagh, Kuldhara abandoned village and Gadi Sagar Lake. 
Later excursion to Sam Sand Dunes for witnessing the unparalleled views of sunset, enjoying the music & dance performances by local artists, satisfying your taste buds with the delicious, authentic local cuisine & safari in the desert. Drive back to Jaisalmer for overnight stay. 

 

Day 14: Jaisalmer - Pokhran - Jodhpur (280kms)

Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Jodhpur, enroute visit Pokhran Fort & Palaces. There is a museum in the fort displaying the royal collection of weapons, clothes, paintings and handicrafts. On arrival check in, rest time for personal activities. O/n at hotel.

 

Day 15: Jodhpur

Breakfast at hotel. Morning Jeep Safari excursion to Guda, a Bishnoi village. Later city tour of Jodhpur visit Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada, Umaid Bhawan Palace & Museum, Mandore Temples, Gardens & Cenotaphs. O/n at hotel.

 

Day 16: Jodhpur - Ranakpur - Udaipur (260kms)

Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Udaipur enroute visit Ranakpur Jain Temple. The temple complex comprises of 1444 intricately carved pillars, 24 pillared halls accompanied by 80 domes which are borne by 400 columns. The entire ceiling of this temple complex is bedecked with geometric designs and scrollwork. 
Continue drive to Udaipur check in at hotel. Enjoy boat ride on Lake Pichola. O/n at hotel.

 

Day 17: Udaipur

Breakfast at hotel. City tour of Udaipur, visiting Fort, Palaces, Havelis, Gardens, Temples. Also visit vintage and classic car museum having some of the rarest classic and vintage car collection. Evening watch folk dance show Dharohar at Bagore ki Haveli. O/n at hotel.

 

Day 18: Udaipur - Delhi (Flight)

Breakfast at hotel. As per flight schedule transfer to airport to board flight for Delhi. On arrival assistance and transfer to hotel. Rest time free and easy to relax and visit ny place of your interest with your driver. O/n at hotel.

 

Day 19: Delhi - Departure (Flight)

Breakfast at hotel. As per flight schedule transfer to airport to board flight for onward destination.

Assistance on arrival at airport.

19 Nights accommodation in selected price category hotels.

Daily breakfast at hotels.

Private air conditioned deluxe car for airport transfer, sightseeing and excursion as per program.

English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city), as per program.

Monuments entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.

Bottled drinking water in car.

Government taxes.

 

Hotels used or similar for 18 nights accommodation

Delhi x 3 nights
3* - Madhuban Hotel/ Emarald Hotel
4* - The Royal Plaza/ Country Inn & Suite Saket
5* - Le Meridien/ The Claridges

Agra x 1 night
3* - Howard Plaza the Fern/ Atulyaa Taj
4* - Radission Hotel/ Crystal Sarovar Premier
5* - Trident Hotel/ Courtyard by Marriott

Orchha x 1 night
3* & 4* - Orchha Resort/ Amar Mahal 
5* - Orchha Palace and Convention Centre x 1 night

Khajuraho x 1 night
3* - Ramada/Clarks Hotel
4* - Radisson Hotel/ Hotel Chandela
5* - The Lalit Temple View

Varanasi x 2 nights
3* - Meraden Grand/ Amaya Hotel
4* - Rivatas by Ideal/ Palace On Ganges
5* - Radisson Hotel/ Gateway Hotel Taj

Jaipur x 2 nights
3* - Redfox Hotel/ Park Ocean
4* - Fortune Select Metropolitan/ Lemon Tree Premier
5* - ITC Rajputana/ Hilton Jaipur

Mandawa x 1 night
3* - Desert N Dunes/ Desert Mandawa
4* - Vivaana Culture /Udai Vilas Palace
5* - Castle Mandawa/ Alsisar Mahal

Bikaner x 1 night
3* - Raj Vilas Palace/ Harasar Haveli 
4* - Gajner Palace/ Lalgarh 
4* - Narendra Bhawan/ Laxmi Niwas Palace

Jaisalmer x 2 nights
3* - Killa Bhawan Lodge/ The Royale Jaisalmer
4* - Gorbandh Palace/ Brys Fort
5* - Suryagarh/ Marriott Resort & Spa

Jodhpur x 2 nights
3* - Devi Bhawan/ Pal Haveli
4* - The Ummed/ Ranbanka Place
5* - Welcome Hotel/ Ajit Bhawan

Udaipur x 2 night
3* - Jaiwana Haveli/ Hotel Amar Kothi
4* - Shikarbadi Hotel/ Hotel Lakend
5* - Aurika, Udaipur - Luxury by Lemon Tree Hotels/ Trident Udaipur

Khajuraho - Varanasi - Jaipur & Udaipur - Delhi flight ticket approx ₹15500 per person in economy class.

Camera charges at monuments.

Meals other than mentioned in inclusions.

Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc. 

Gratuities & optional activities.

Anything not mentioned in inclusions.