20-Day Cultural Heritage Tour of Rajasthan from New Delhi

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This package is designed to give you a comprehensive look into this beautiful land, as well as memories that will last a lifetime. You will regale your friends and relatives time and again with stories of the forests, lakes, rugged forts and mysterious temples, many dating back to the 7th Century. You’ll get a private and comprehensive tour with English speaking guides, and the added attraction of a visit to Varanasi, the Holy City, as a culmination to your Indian experience.

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Duration: 20 days
Starts: New Delhi, India
Trip Category: Multi-day & Extended Tours >> Multi-day Tours



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This package is designed to give you a comprehensive look into this beautiful land, as well as memories that will last a lifetime. You will regale your friends and relatives time and again with stories of the forests, lakes, rugged forts and mysterious temples, many dating back to the 7th Century. You’ll get a private and comprehensive tour with English speaking guides, and the added attraction of a visit to Varanasi, the Holy City, as a culmination to your Indian experience.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in New Delhi

Pass By: New Delhi, New Delhi, National Capital Territory of Delhi
Our driver picks you up from New Delhi International airport and transfers to your pre-booked hotel. You must exit from the exit gate number – 5 there our driver available holding your name placard.

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Hotel Persona International or similar 3-star hotel

Day 2: Delhi full day City Tour

Stop At: Qutub Minar, Qutb Minar, Mehrauli, New Delhi 110030 India
Qutab Minar, the tallest brick minaret in the world, is an incredible example of early Indo–Islamic architecture. It was built in 1206, but the reason remains a mystery. Some believe that it was made to signify victory and the beginning of Muslim rule in India
Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Humayun’s Tomb, Mathura Road Opp Nizamuddin Mosque, New Delhi 110013 India
It was the first of this type of Mughal architecture to be built in India, and the Mughal rulers followed it up with an extensive period of construction all over the country. The tomb is part of a greater complex that’s set amongst beautiful gardens
Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Lotus Temple Rd, Bahapur, Shambhu Dayal Bagh, Kalkaji Near Kalkaji Temple, East of Nehru Place, New Delhi 110019 India
The Bahai Temple is commonly referred to as the Lotus Temple, as it’s shaped like a lotus flower. It’s particularly pretty at night when it’s attractively lit up
Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: India Gate, Rajpath Near Connaught Place New Delhi, New Delhi 110001 India
The towering archway of India Gate at the center of New Delhi is a war memorial, built-in memory of the Indian soldiers who lost their lives fighting for the British Army in World War I

Here we take the drive pass visit can take 2 rounds to take a good picutues.

Pass By: Parliament House, Sansad Marg, New Delhi 110002 India
Near India gate location driver take you to the drive pass there permission is not to stop car

Stop At: Raj Ghat, Mahatma Gandhi Road, New Delhi 110002 India
Raj Ghat Mahatma Gandhi Memorial. Whether it be his thought-provoking actions or his beliefs, all of them are till date followed throughout India and across the globe. To give a special place on the land which he served wholeheartedly, a memorial by the name Raj Ghat was founded on the same place where his last rites, one day after his death that is, on 31 January 1948 were performed.
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Red Fort, Netaji Subhash Marg, New Delhi 110002 India
most famous monument, the Red Fort, stands as a powerful reminder of the Mughal emperors who ruled India. Its walls, which stretch for over two kilometers (1.2 miles), were built in 1638 to keep out invaders.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Friday Mosque (Jama Masjid), 6 km North of Connaught Pl. across from Lal Qila, New Delhi India
Jama Masjid is another marvelous treasure of the Old City, and is the largest mosque in India. Its courtyard can hold an incredible 25,000 devotees. The mosque took 13 years to build and was completed in 1650.

Later back to the hotel overnight stay in Delhi hotel.
Duration: 15 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Hotel Persona International or similar 3-star hotel

Day 3: Delhi to Udaipur

Pass By: Udaipur, Udaipur, Udaipur District, Rajasthan
Today after breakfast check out from the hotel in Delhi and transfer to the airport to board flight for Udaipur.

Upon arrival transfer to from Udaipur airport to the hotel. Evening visit at Jagdish Temple in Udaipur.

Overnight stay at hotel in Udaipur.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Hotel Gaj Vilas or similar 3-star hotel in Udaipur

Day 4: Udaipur City Tour

Stop At: Lake Pichola, Udaipur India
After breakfast driver drop you at the point of Lake Pichola there you visit Surrounded by hills, gardens, temples and havelis, Lake Pichola is one of the most beautiful lakes in India and a much sought-after tourist attraction in Udaipur. The famous Lake Palace hotel is situated in the middle of Lake Pichola and is one of the most popular tourist attractions of the city. A boat ride on the Lake Pichola is a must while on a visit to Udaipur. Tourists can enjoy scenic views of the majestic City Palace complex and beautiful Havelis that line the lakeside.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: City Palace of Udaipur, Jagdish Temple Rd City Palace Complex, Udaipur 313001 India
Adjacent with Lake pichola there is another place is called City Palace and wandering through its beautiful rooms and apartments A palace complex built by Maharana Udai Singh, the City Palace is grandeur personified. A conglomeration of several buildings with towers, balconies, and cupolas built all over, the City Palace also houses a crystal gallery, which boasts of royal artifacts and the world’s largest private collection of crystal.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Jagdish Temple, RJ State Highway 50, Udaipur 313001 India
Jagdish Temple is a large Hindu temple in the middle of Udaipur in Rajasthan, just outside the royal palace (city palace out gate). It has been in continuous worship since 1651. A big tourist attraction, the temple was originally called the temple of Jagannath Rai but is now called Jagdish-ji. It is a major monument in Udaipur.
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandal, Near Chetak Circle, Udaipur 313001 India
Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandal is a cultural institution based in Udaipur in Rajasthan state in India engaged in studying folk art, culture, songs and festivals of Rajasthan, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh and to popularise and propagate folk arts, folk dances and folk literature.

The evening is optionally free for you to tell to the driver you wish to explore at lake place or shopping in Udaipur.

Return to the hotel, overnight stay in Udaipur hotel.
Duration: 45 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Hotel Gaj Vilas or similar 3-star hotel in Udaipur

Day 5: Udaipur to Jodhpur (250 Km / 5 Hrs drive)

Pass By: Jodhpur, Jodhpur, Jodhpur District, Rajasthan
Early morning after breakfast proceeds to Jodhpur. On arrival, Jodhpur checks in Hotel. Jodhpur is famously called the Blue city / Sun City, as the sun is visible here first every morning. Jodhpur was founded in the year 1459 by Rao Jodha and the city earned its name after him. The second-largest city in the state of Rajasthan is divided into the old city and a new city. The city is famous for its magnificent forts and palaces.

Evening visits local markets and stays overnight at a hotel in Jodhpur.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Hotel Kuchaman Haveli or similar 3-star hotel

Day 6: Jodhpur city tour

Stop At: Jaswant Thada, Near Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur India
After breakfast start the Jodhpur city tour and first you visit at:

Jaswant Thada was built in memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh, the Second in the year 1899. This is close to Mehrangarh Fort. The tranquility of the marble construction is enchanting. The carvings are intricate. Inside Jaswant Thada, you will find the portraits of the Rathore rulers.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Mehrangarh Fort, Fort Rd., Jodhpur 342006 India
It is one among the largest Indian forts. This invincible fort stands magnificently 400 feet above the city. RaoJodha constructed the fort in 1459 AD. Though the attempt to construct the fort was started in 1459, the fort had seen many centuries before it was completed. Hence, you could find that the style of architecture represents various periods. The grandeur in architecture is awe-inspiring. It offers stunning views of the city. The fort stands as a symbol of power.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, Circuit House Road, Jodhpur 342006 India
Construction of UmaidBhawan Palace Museum was started in the year 1929 and it was completed in 1943. The palace is situated on the highest point in the city. The 347-roomed massive palace is named one of the largest private residences in the world. The palace boasts of a combination of Indian and European style of architecture. A part of the palace still serves as a residence to the former royal family, while the other two parts of the palace are converted into Taj Palace Hotel and museum.

Later return to the hotel for relaxations. Overnight stay in Jodhpur
Duration: 45 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Hotel Kuchaman Haveli or similar 3-star hotel

Day 7: Jodhpur to Jaisalmer (290 Km / 6 Hrs drive)

Pass By: Jaisalmer, Jaisalmer, Jaisalmer District, Rajasthan
Today early morning after breakfast leave Jodhpur and drive to Jaisalmer. which is also known as “The Golden City”. Upon arrival check-in at Hotel. Overnight stay at hotel in Jaisalmer

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Hotel Royal Haveli or similar 3-star hotel

Day 8: Jaisalmer Sightseeing and Desert tour

Stop At: Jaisalmer Fort, Fort Road, Jaisalmer 345001 India
After breakfast visit Fort. It is believed to be one of the very few “living forts” in the world, as nearly one-fourth of the old city’s population still resides within the fort. For the better part of its 800-year history, the fort was the city of Jaisalmer.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Gadsisar Sagar Lake, Near Tilon Ki Gate Near Jaisalmer Fort, Jaisalmer 345001 India
One of the most well-known tourist attractions in Jaisalmer, Gadi Sagar Lake originally was a man-made reservoir that was founded to provide a source of water
Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Desert Thar Safari, Gandhi Chowk Jaisalmer, Jaisalmer 345001 India
After the Gadissar lake visit return to the hotel for check out

Afternoon as you embark upon a great journey to visit the famous sand dunes located in Sum called “THAR DESERT”. This place is situated 50 km away from Jaisalmer and gives a wonderful retreat to each and every traveler coming to Rajasthan.

You will also enjoy the following activities and programs:-

Sunset camel rides on sand dunes, which is a memorable experience.

Evening snacks with enjoy Rajasthani Folk Cultural Dance activities

Buffet dinner with offering Rajasthani Cuisine

Overnight stay in camp accommodation in the desert.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner: Rajasthani traditional recipe, curries & food with snacks
Accommodation included: Tent accommodation in Desert location

Day 9: Jaisalmer to Bikaner (340 Km / 5 Hrs. drive)

Stop At: Bikaner, Bikaner, Bikaner District, Rajasthan
Early morning after breakfast drive to Bikaner. On the way before reach, Bikaner visits the Bhanda Saa Jain and the Deshnoke temple & Rat temple.
Duration: 7 hours

Stop At: Karni Mata Temple Rd, Deshnoke 334801 India
Visit This Rat Temple.

Later check-in to the hotel in Bikaner.

Overnight stay at hotel
Duration: 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Hotel Chirag or similar 3-star hotel

Day 10: Bikaner to Jaipur (350 Km / 6 Hrs drive)

Pass By: Jaipur, Jaipur, Jaipur District, Rajasthan
After breakfast drive to Jaipur. It is the capital of Rajasthan state.

Upon arrival check-in to the hotel. Evening you are free.

Overnight stay at hotel in Jaipur

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Hotel Rajputana Haveli or similar 3-star hotel

Day 11: Jaipur City Tour

Stop At: Hawa Mahal – Palace of Wind, Hawa Mahal Tripolia Bazaar Road Badi Choupad, J.D.A. Market, Pink City, Jaipur 302002 India
Early morning after breakfast proceed to a sightseeing tour of Jaipur, Direct sunlight on the Hawa Mahal is most amazing sights to see thru drive pass. driver stop car for 15 minutes for the photography:-

Hawa Mahal:- built-in 1799, by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh, is the most recognizable monument of Jaipur. The 5 storied stunning semi-octagonal monument having 152 windows with over hanging latticed balconies is a fine piece of Rajput architecture.
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Amber Palace, Devisinghpura, Amer, Jaipur 302001 India
The old capital of the Kachhwahas stands atop a range of craggy hills. The fort is remarkable as much for the majestic grandeur of its surroundings as for its sturdy battlements and beautiful palaces. It is a fine blend of Hindu and Muslim architecture. The solemn dignity of it red sandstone and white marble pavilions, when reflected in the lake at the foothill, is a sight to behold
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Jal Mahal, Amer Road, Jaipur 302002 India
On the way Back From Amber Fort , this small palace is set in the middle of Man Sagar Lake. Renovation around the lake is in progress.

There option to take lunch and can visit famous block printing workshop in JAIPUR
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: City Palace of Jaipur, Tripolia Bazar Near Jantar Mantar, Jaipur 3023002 India
:- situated in the heart of the old city, it occupies about one-seventh of the old city area. The palace is a blend of Rajput and Mughal architecture, it houses a Seven storeyed Chandra Mahal in the center, which affords a fine view of the gardens and the city. Diwan-E-Am (Hall of public audience) has intricate decorations and a collection of manuscripts, Diwan-E-Khas (Hall of private audience) has a marble pawed gallery Mubarak Mahal has a rich collection of costumes and textiles.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Jantar Mantar – Jaipur, Tripoliya Bazaar near entrance to City Palace, Jaipur 302020 India
built-in the 18th century by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the huge masonry instruments were used to study the movement of constellations and stars in the sky. Enormous sun-dial still provides accurate time, which is subject to daily corrections.

Later you return to the hotel.

Overnight stay at hotel in Jaipur
Duration: 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Hotel Rajputana Haveli or similar 3-star hotel

Day 12: Jaipur to Agra (250 Km / 5 Hrs. drive)

Stop At: Fatehpur Sikri India
After breakfast drive to Agra. Enroute visit at Fatehpur Sikri is a small city in northern India, just west of Agra, founded by a 16th-century Mughal emperor. Red sandstone buildings cluster at its center. Buland Darwaza gate is the entrance to Jama Masjid mosque. Nearby is the marble Tomb of Salim Chishti. Diwan-E-Khas hall has a carved central pillar. Jodha Bais Palace is a mix of Hindu and Mughal styles, next to the 5-story Panch Mahal that overlooks the site.

Later drive to Agra. Upon arrival check-in to the hotel.

Overnight stay at hotel in Agra
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Hotel Royale Residency or similar 3-star hotel

Day 13: Agra City Tour of Taj Mahal

Stop At: Taj Mahal, Dharmapuri, Forest Colony, Tajganj, Agra 282001 India
Wake up early morning visit at Sunrise Taj MAHAL: You cannot think of Agra without thinking of TajMahal. Or, you might not have thought of Agra were it not for the monument of love. TajMahal, the white marble beauty was constructed by Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife, Mumtaz Mahal. The monument stands proof for the brilliance of Mughal architecture. Named as one of the wonders of the world, Taj Mahal stands the test of time.

Later return to the hotel for breakfast.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Agra Fort Rakabgani, Agra 282003 India
After breakfast visit to the Fort, This is situated near the gardens of the world-famous TajMahal. Called the Red Fort of Agra, you will be awe-inspired by the powerful fortress. The fortress comprises many palaces namely, Jahangir Palace, KhasMahal and so on. There are audience halls and two mosques. The entire fortress is a symbol of Mughal’s grandeur. It was in Agra Fort Shah Jahan was held prisoner by Aurangazeb, his son. Shah Jahan, the emperor, spent his last days here viewing the monument of love he had built for his wife.

The afternoon can visit Agra’s famous Inlay marble workshop.

Later return to the hotel for overnight stay in Agra
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Hotel Royale Residency or similar 3-star hotel

Day 14: Agra to Orchha (260 KM / 5 Hrs. Drive)

Pass By: Orchha, Orchha, Tikamgarh District, Madhya Pradesh
After breakfast at Agra Hotel check our and drive to Orchha.

Orchha is a town in Niwari district of Madhya Pradesh state, India. The town was established by Rudra Pratap Singh some time after 1501, as the seat of an eponymous former princely state of covering parts of central & north India, in the Bundelkhand region

Upon Arrival check-in to the hotel.

Overnight stay at hotel in Orchha

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Orchha Resort or similar 3-star hotel

Day 15: Orchha to Khajuraho (180 Km / 4.5 Hrs. Drive)

Stop At: Orchha Fort, Orchha India
After breakfast check out from hotel in Orchha and first visit at:

The Orchha Fort complex, which houses a large number of ancient monuments consisting of the fort, palaces, temple, and other edifices, is located in the Orchha town in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Lakshmi Narayan Temple, Road to Ganj Village, Orchha India
Visit this temple in Orchha. Lakshmi Narayan Temple is one of the huge structures and the three most important temples in Orchha. Built by Bir Singh Deo in 1622, Lakshmi Narayan Temple.

Later drive to Khajuraho. Upon arrival check-in to the hotel.

Overnight stay at hotel in Khajuraho
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Isabel Palace or similar 3-star hotel

Day 16: Khajuraho temples tour full day

Stop At: Khajuraho Temples, Khajuraho India
“The Khajuraho Group of Monuments is a group of Hindu temples and Jain temples in Chhatarpur district, Madhya Pradesh, India, They are a UNESCO World Heritage Site. After breakfast visits:-

Western Group of Temple: A boundary wall surrounds and protects the temples within this large rectangular complex and there is only one entry point. Here at the Western Group you will see some of the most sensational temples in the world.

Eastern Group of Temple: It is the khajur sagar and the old village of Khajuraho. The statue is still worshipped but is one of the oldest images to be found in khajuraho.

Kandariya Mahadeo Temple: One of the most impressive and refined temples in Khajuraho is the Kandariya Mahadeo Temple that displays over 800 sculptures. In fact, this is the most impressive temple structure as compared to the rest and it is dedicated to the Hindu deity, Shiva.

Later transfer to the hotel, day free, overnight stay at hotel in Khajuraho.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Isabel Palace or similar 3-star hotel

Day 17: Khajuraho to Varanasi – an ancien city of India

Pass By: Varanasi, Varanasi, Varanasi District, Uttar Pradesh
Today after breakfast check out from Khajuraho hotel and transfer to the airport to board the flight for Varanasi.

Upon arrival in Varanasi check-in to the hotel.

Evening board the rickshaw ride to the Ghat in Varanasi to attend the evening, view the “Aarti” ceremony on the Dashashwamedh Ghats.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Hotel New Temple Town or similar 3-star hotel

Day 18: Varanasi Tour with Sarnath day trip

Stop At: Ganges River, Varanasi India
Wake up early morning before sunrise. Driver meet you and transfer you to the Ghat to enjoy your sunrise boatride in Varanasi.

Later return to the hotel for brreakfast and afternoon visit next excursion which is Sarnath.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Sarnath Via-Anlabereni, Varanasi 759026 India
Sarnath is the main place to visit while on tour around Varanasi. A much-sacred pilgrimage and tourist spot in the country. Sarnath is only 10 km away from Varanasi. It is one of the four most significant Buddhist pilgrimage places in India; Sarnath is the place where Lord Buddha first covey his lecture after attaining “nirvana”.

Sarnath Buddhist Temple:- There are a number of twentieth-century Buddhist temples in Sarnath. Many of these Buddhist temples at Sarnath are built and maintained by monks from Tibet, China and Japan but the main Buddhist temple is the MulagandhakutiVihar.

Sarnath Museum:- Sarnath has yielded a rich collection of sculptures, artifacts and edifices comprising numerous Buddha and Bodhisattva images and other ancient remains. To house all the findings and excavations at Sarnath, the Archaeological Survey of India established a site Museum at Sarnath.

Later return drive to the hotel for an overnight stay in Varanasi.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Hotel New Temple Town or similar 3-star hotel

Day 19: Varanasi to Delhi

Stop At: Alamgir Mosque, Nr. Panchganga Ghat, Varanasi 221002 India
After breakfast check-out from the hotel visit The Alamgir Mosque, Varanasi, also known as Beni Madhav ka Darera and Aurangzeb’s Mosque, is a mosque built in the 17th century by Mughal king Aurangzeb in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The Mosque is also known as Dharahara Mosque.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Bharat Mata Temple, Vidyapith Road, Varanasi 221001 India
Bharat Mata Temple, a fairly new temple built in 1936 and located at Kashi Vidyapeeth Campus, is a shrine dedicated to Mother India. This temple was built by a Gandhian follower Babu Shiv Prasad Gupt and was inaugurated by Mahatma Gandhi.

Later transfer to the airport in Varanasi to board the flight for Delhi.

Upon arrival pick up from airport and transfer to your pre-booked hotel in Delhi.

Overnight stay at hotel in Delhi.
Duration: 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Hotel Persona International or similar 3-star hotel

Day 20: Delhi – Departure

Pass By: New Delhi, New Delhi, National Capital Territory of Delhi
After breakfast day is free, afternoon check out from hotel and transfer to the airport. Tour ends with magical memories.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.



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