Rajasthan With Khajuraho & Varanasi

Rajasthan With Khajuraho & Varanasi

Delhi (Arrival) - Shekhawati - Bikaner - Jodhpur - Udaipur - Pushkar - Jaipur - Agra - Khajuraho - Varanasi - Delhi (Departure)

Starting Price : USD 1165 / Euro 845

This tour is a mix-n-match of places and destinations. Beginning with a quick visit of Delhi, the short flight takes you to Varanasi you witness the glorious stupas at Sarnath. A boat ride on the placid Ganges is a memento. A visit to the well known and mythologically stamped Khajuraho temples need no word to express. The tempo builds on as we reach the home of the Taj - Agra - a city of markets dotted with marble miniature of the wonder. Jaipur and Udaipur - famous for rich cultural experience.
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Rajasthan With Khajuraho & VaranasiTour Duration : 14 Nights / 15 Days
Destinations Covered: Delhi (Arrival) - Shekhawati - Bikaner - Jodhpur - Udaipur - Pushkar - Jaipur - Agra - Khajuraho - Varanasi - Delhi (Departure)

Package Inclusions:
. On arrival Meeting & Assistance by our Office Representative
. Accommodation on Double/Twin sharing room at listed hotels or equivalent
. Daily buffet Breakfast
. Transportation/Transfers by Air-Conditioned Vehicle.
. Driver allowances, Petrol/Gas cost, Toll Tax, Parking, and Vehicle Insurance
. All Transfers / Excursions / Sightseeing are as per package details.
. 01 Elephant Ride/Jeep Ride at Amber Fort, Jaipur.
. Demonstration of Carpet weaving and block printing in Jaipur.
. Demonstration of Gem-Cutting & Polishing in Jaipur
. Shoe covers at Taj Mahal
. Group Photo at Taj Mahal.
. Tuk-Tuk Ride at Agra.
. Demonstration of Marble craftsmanship in Agra
. 01 Boat Ride at Lake Pichola, Udaipur (By Common Boat)
. 01 Boat Ride at River Ganges, Varanasi (By Common Boat)
. Complementary 01 Bottle Mineral Water per person Every Day.
. Service of English Speaking local Guide as per detailed itinerary.
. All currently applicable taxes.

Package Exclusions:
. Meals other than those specifies in the itinerary
. Entrance Fees, Special guides, Camera fees & tips
. New Years Eve Dinner (Compulsory).
. Things of personal nature like laundry, telephone etc.
. Inland/International flight charges
. All other than those listed in above inclusions

Day 01 Arrive Delhi
Welcome by our representative with marigold garland with cheerful smile & Transfer to hotel. Overnight stay.

Day 02 In Delhi
Morning sightseeing of Old Delhi visiting Raj Ghat: Cremation Garden of Mahatma Gandhi followed by visit to Mughal monument of Jama Masjid & Photo stop at Red Fort. Afternoon sightseeing of New Delhi where you visit the mighty Qutub Minar (Victory Tower) , the unique lotus shaped Bahai Temple, Photo stop at India Gate (War Memory arch) - President Palace & Parliament House. Later visit Sikh Temple at Bangla Sahib. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 03 Delhi / Mandawa 275 Kms / 7 Hrs
Breakfast at hotel, leave by car to Mandawa enroute visit Junjunu, On arrival check in at Hotel. Afternoon visit, the town dominated with a painted arched gateway adorned with Lord Krishna and his cows. Visit Chokhani and Ladia havelis and the street with saraf havelis, Also visit Shiva temple with a rock crystal Lingamis also worth visit, In addition visit Dundlod fort, Nawalgrah and the main bazzar. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 04 Mandawa / Bikaner 180 Kms / 4.5 Hrs
After breakfast, Drive to Bikaner, on arrival check in at Hotel. Afternoon visit to Lalgarh Palace, Junagarh fort ( 1593 AD ), Suraj Pol or sun gate, Ganga Golden Jubilee Museum, Gardens and parks, Bhandsar Jain temple and Camel research farm. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 05 Bikaner / Jodhpur 60 Kms / 01 Hr
Morning after breakfast drive to Jodhpur. Afternoon visit the massive Meherangarh Fort, a symbol of the glorious history of the Maharajas of Marwar Kindom. You also visit the nearby pure white marble cenotaph of the Maharajas of Jodhpur. Back to Hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 06 Jodhpur / Udaipur 280 Kms / 08 Hrs
Morning after breakfast drive to Udaipur enroute visiting Ranakpur Jain Temple built in the 15th century are situated in the lovely valley of the Aravalli. Its surrounding is quiet and picturesque. Ranakpur has grand structures and beautiful sculpture. There are 1444 pillars in the temple and none of them are similar. The magic of light & shade is really awe inspiring. Upon arrival check in to the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 07 Udaipur
Morning after breakfast city tour of Udaipur including visiting City Palace on lake Pichola & Sahelion- Ki -Bari, the "ladies garden" and Jagdish temple. . Evening boat ride (common boat) at Lake Pichola where you can visit the Jag Mandir. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 08 Udaipur / Pushkar 275 Kms / 07 Hrs
Morning after breakfast drive to Pushkar. Afternoon arrival in Pushkar and check into the Hotel. Afternoon walking tour of Pushkar visiting Bazaar and Brahma temple. Later Special Pooja ceremony on Ghat with Hindu priest. Overnight in hotel.

Day 09 Pushkar / Jaipur 140 Kms / 03 Hrs
Morning after breakfast drive to Jaipur check in at hotel. Upon arrival check in at hotel. Evening enjoy Demonstration of Carpet weaving, the block printing to learn more about the Crafts of Rajasthan. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 10 Jaipur
Morning visit the Amber Palace of the Kuchchawa rulers on the back of the elephant like the Maharajas and enjoy Elephant ride (Subject to availability). Later visit half day city tour of Pink City which includes Hawa Mahal : the palace of winds (Photo-stop), Jantar Mantar : Science lovers will love Jantar mantar an observatory built by the founder of Jaipur in 1728AD and the City Palace Museums which contains the original collection of the Maharajas of Jaipur. Evening enjoy a GEM-CUTTING & POLISHING demonstration as Jaipur is one of the world's most noted gem producers. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 11 Jaipur / Agra 240 Kms / 06 Hrs
After breakfast check out & drive to Agra en-route visit Fatehpur Sikri, a city built in red sandstone by Emperor Akbar to commemorate the birth of his son-now a deserted city. Upon arrival in Agra check into Hotel. Later visit massive Agra Fort which has been the seat of Mughal rulers for several years. The fort has palaces with pavilions, gardens, mosques, baths etc. Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 12 Agra /Jhansi By Train (Dep 1015 - Arr 1335 Hrs) & Jhansi - Khajuraho (175 Kms/ 4 Hrs)
Early morning visit the Taj Mahal (Sun rise), regarded as one of the Wonders of the World, built by Emperor Shahjahan in pure white marble in memory of his beloved Mumtaz Mahal. After breakfast transfer to Railway Station to connect train to Jhansi. Upon arrival meet & greet to representative & drive to Khajuraho. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 13 Khajuraho-Varanasi (Flight)
Morning visit the Eastern Group of Temple, which includes the famous Jain Temples, followed by visit to the world famous Western group of temples. Chandela rulers out of sandstone, decorated with charming, build these temples and lively erotic sculptures from Hindu Mythology the Kama Sutra. At Noon departure transfer to Khajuraho Airport to board the flight to Varanasi. Upon arrival in Varanasi, transfer to Hotel and Check in. (Rickshaw ride + Boat ride + Evening Aarti). Evening you enjoy Rickshaw ride thru old part of Varanasi to Dasaswameth Ghat. Later enjoy 01 hour boat ride & evening Aarti (Prayer) performed by Seven Brahmans on the bank of River Goddess Ganges. Later drive back to hotel. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 14 Varanasi
Early morning, before sunrise drive to Ghats on river Ganges. Then enjoy the boat ride on the river Ganges. You witness the fascinating early morning rituals being performed by Hindu devotees along the riverbank, which includes the cremation Ghats. Then walk through the narrow lanes on riverside to Parking. Back to hotel for Breakfast. Afternoon excursion to Sarnath, where you visit the tranquil Deer Park, where Lord Buddha preached his first sermon. Nearby you visit the magnificent Stupas built in third century by emperor Ashoka and the Museum. Back to Hotel. Evening at leisure. Overnight in Varanasi.

Day 15 Varanasi - Delhi By Flight (Dep 1440 / Arr 1600 Hrs) / Depart
Morning free at leisure. Pm transfer to Airport to connect flight to onward destination.

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Accommodation is provided on Double/Twin Sharing Occupancy room with breakfast basis as per listed hotels or equivalent. For Lunch and dinner there would be an additional supplement (TBA on request). Used hotel list is as follows:

Places Nights Standard Hotels Superior Hotels Deluxe Hotels
Delhi 02 Nights Clarks Heights The Hans The Metropolitan
Shekhawati 01 Night Grand Haveli Indra Vilas Desert Resort
Bikaner 01 Night The Oberoi Rajvilas Lallgarh Palace Lallgarh Palace
Jodhpur 01 Night Mapple Abhay Ranbanka Palace Ajit Bhawan Palace
Udaipur 02 Nights Vishnupriya Hotel Hiltop Palace Shiv Niwas Palace
Pushkar 01 Night Master Paradise Pushkar Resort Pushkar Resort
Jaipur 02 Nights Chandragupta Mandawa Haveli Ramada Plaza
Agra 01 Night Utkarsh Vilas Howard Plaza Jaypee Palace
Khajuraho 01 Night Usha Bundela Ramada Plaza Radisson
Varansi 02 Nights India Hindustan Intl. Ramada Plaza

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