Day 01 : Arrive
Arrive Delhi International airport. Our representative will be at the
arrial longe to welcome you. He will assit you till check in at hotel.
Overnight at the hotel
Day 02 : Delhi
After breakfast Full day Delhi sightseeing tour visiting the Raj Ghat
(Cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi), Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Qutub Minar &
India Gate (War Memorial). Drive past President House & Parliament
House. Later transfer to the railway station to board the train to Varanasi
by Train # 2560 Shiv Ganga Express dep. 18:30 hrs. Overnight on board.
Day 03 : Varanasi
Arrive Varanasi at 07:30 hrs. Upon arrival transfer to the hotel. Afternoon
excursion to Sarnath. It was here that the Lord Buddha delivered his first
sermon and set in motion the wheel of law of Buddhist faith. Evening visit
river Ganga Ghat to attend the holy Aarti. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 04 : Varanasi
Early Morning boat tour on River Ganges to visit Bathing Ghats, return to
hotel for breakfast. City tours of Varanasi visiting various temples and
noted Banaras Hindu University. Rest of the day is free for leisure.
Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 05 : Varanasi Khajuraho
After breakfast transfer to Airport to connect Flight 9W # 723 dep. 12:20
hrs and arr. 13:00 hrs. On arrival transfer to Hotel. Afternoon sightseeing
of Khajuraho Temples Kandariya Mahadeo Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva.
Overnight stay in Hotel.
06 : Khajuraho Orchha Jhansi Agra
After breakfast drive to Jhansi i.e.190 Kms or 4 Hrs drive. En-route visit
Orchha Temples. Upon arrival transfer to railway station to catch the train
to Agra by Train # 2001 Ndls Shatabdi dep. 17:56 hrs and arr. 20:25 hrs.
Upon arrival transfer to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 07 : Agra Fatehpur Sikri Jaipur
After breakfast city tour of Agra visiting the world famous Taj Mahal, Agra
Fort and Itmad-ud-Daula. Later drive to Jaipur, i.e. 232 kms / 05 hrs drive.
En-route visiting the unique deserted Mughal City of Fatehpur Sikri still in
excellent state of preservation. Upon arrival transfer to the hotel. rest of
the day is free for leisure. Overnight stay in the hotel. (Taj Remains
Closed on Friday)
Day 08 : Jaipur
After breakfast visit to Amber Fort - Amber Fort was the ancient capital of
the State. Elephant ride / Jeep Safari is provided to ascend hill on top of
which the fort is situated. Afternoon city tour of Jaipur visiting the Hawa
Mahal - the palace of winds, the Observatory or the Jantar Mantar. Later
transfer to the railway station to board the train to Jaisalmer by Train #
4059 Jaisalmer Express dep. 23:57 hrs. Overnight on board.
Day 09 : Jaisalmer
Arrive Jaisalmer at 12:45 hrs. On arrival transfer to the hotel. Evening
drive to Khuri Village & Sand Dunes. It is a delight fully peaceful
place with mud and straw decorated houses. Further proceed for 1Km away from
village, you can magnificent patches of sand dunes. You can have camel ride
here. People & village life can be seen on the way to Khuri in various
villages. Overnight stay in the hotel
Day 10 : Jaisalmer Osian Jodhpur
After breakfast sight seeing tour of Jaisalmer including the 12-15th
century Jain temples, Folk Museum, Gadi -sar Tank & the colorfully
painted homes known as Havelies. Later drive to Jodhpur 295 kms or 6 hrs.
Enroute visit the Osian Temples. Osian which is famous for cultural
heritages and ancient temples. Upon arrival transfer to the hotel for
Day 11 : Jodhpur
After breakfast sightseeing tour of Jodhpur which includes visit to the
Mehrangarh Fort, Mahamandir Temple, Jaswant Tada, Clock Tower and Mandore
Garden. Rest of the day is free for leisure. Overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 12 : Jodhpur Ranakpur Udaipur
Drive Jodhpur to Udaipur which is 285 kms / 06 hrs, Enroute visit to the
Ranakpur temples. Upon arrival transfer to the hotel for overnight stay.
13 : Udaipur
After breakfast city tour visiting City Palace, drive around Fateh Sagar
Lake, Sahelion ki bari (Queen's resort for her friends) and Bhartiya Lok
Kala Mandir (Folk art museum). Overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 14 : Udaipur Aurangabad
After breakfast transfer to the Airport to board the flight for Aurangabad via Mumbai. Upon arrival transfer to the hotel. Later tour of Ellora Caves (29 kms) encompassing 34 rock cut shrines representing Buddhist, Hindu & Jain art dating from the 4th to 9th century A.D. The most remarkable among them is the Kailash Temple, meant to be a replica of Lord Shivas celestial abode - Kailash is the best example of Rock cut architecture and an engineering marvel. Overnight stay in the hotel. (Ellora Caves are closed on Tuesdays)
Day 15 : Aurangabad
After breakfast visit Ajanta Caves. Ajanta Caves are 99 kms or 1 ½ hrs
drive. Aurangabad and date back to the 2nd century BC. The 30 rock hewn
caves are adorned with Buddhist sculpture and the frescoes portray in epic
form the religious and secular life through eight centuries. Ajanta is
famous for paintings and sculptures, considered as master pieces of Buddhist
religious art. Also city tour of Aurangabad visiting Bibi-Ka-Muqbara,
Aurangabad Caves and Daulatabad Fort. Overnight stay in the hotel. (Ajanta
Caves are closed on all Mondays)
Day 16 : Aurangabad Mumbai
Morning transfer to the railway station to board the train to Mumbai by
train # 2072 Janshatabdi Express dep. 06:00 hrs and arr. 12:45 hrs. Upon
arrival transfer to the hotel. Afternoon seeing tour of Mumbai the
commercial capital of India includes Kamla Nehru Park, Hanging Gardens
situated on the slopes of Malabar Hill offering a panoramic view of Marine
drive, Chowpatty Beach, Prince of Wales Museum, Mani Bhawan, Dhobi Ghat,
Gateway of India & drive through the Crawford Market, Marine Drive &
Flora Fountain. Overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 17 : Mumbai Out
After breakfast cruise across the harbour (9 kms) to see Elephanta Caves
noted for huge rock cuts. Later transfer to the Airport to board the flight
for onward destination