ROYAL RAJASTHAN & VARANASI
Delhi- Varanasi - Ahmadabad - Patan - Udaipur - Jaipur - Agra
(13 Nights/ 14 Days)
November 2020 (Dates TBD)
Day 1: Arrive New Delhi (By Air)
Late night arrival. Our representative will greet you at the airport and assist with hotel transfer. Relax and get acclimated to the new time zone.
Day 2: New Delhi
After breakfast depart for sightseeing of the capital of India. Drive through Parliament house, India gate, Aksherdham temple. Enjoy Light & Sound show. Overnight in Delhi.
Day 3: Delhi / Varanasi (By Air)
Morning visit to Old Delhi. See UNESCO site of Red fort, Jama Masjid, Humayun’s tomb, Chandani Chawk. Depart for Varanasi. Enjoy evening aarti of river Ganges, a Hindu puja ceremony on the banks of the river where invocation is done with conch shell, ringing of the bells and fire offerings. A must see sight of spiritual India. Overnight in Varanasi.
Day 4: Varanasi - Ahmadabad (By Air)
In the morning take a sunrise boat ride on river Ganges to observe daily rituals of locals. Visit Silk saree weavers of Varanasi, a visit to Sarnath where Buddha gave his first sermon. In the afternoon transfer to Varanasi airport for flight to Ahmadabad. Overnight in Ahmadabad.
Day 5: Ahmadabad
Welcome to Ahmadabad the UNESCO city of state of Gujarat. City tour to see various architectural monuments. Visit home of Mahatma Gandhi an inspirational place for all. Enjoy a relaxing evening at Riverfront.
Overnight in Ahmadabad.
Day 6: Ahmadabad -Patan (By A/C Vehicle)
In the morning depart for 11th century Sun temple. Proceed to UNESCO site of 'Rani ki va' an ancient step well architecture for water conservation in Patan. Visit textile museum to see Tie Dye art of Gujarat.
Overnight in Patan.
Day 7: Patan - Udaipur (By A/C Vehicle)
Morning depart for Udaipur. En route visit unique architecture and intricate marble carving at Jain temple. Welcome to Udaipur 'City of lakes'. Enjoy a palace style accommodation and an evening of folk dance and cultural show.
Overnight in Udaipur.
Day 8: Udaipur
Day starts with visit to Udaipur palace, Jag mandir, boat ride in lake Pichola. An evening is reserved for an enchanting rooftop dinner overlooking the lake. Enjoy a palace style accommodation.
Overnight in Udaipur.
Day 9: Udaipur - Jaipur (By Air)
Day starts with visit to Udaipur palace, Jag mandir, boat ride in lake Pichola. An evening is reserved for an enchanting rooftop dinner overlooking the lake. Overnight in Jaipur.
Day 10: Jaipur
Fly to Jaipur the 'Pink city'. In the afternoon visit textile shop and block printing work, evening @ leisure. Enjoy camel ride at Jal Mahal.
Overnight in Jaipur.
Day 11: Jaipur
Post breakfast sight seeing tour of Jaipur City palace, 16th century observatory Jantar Mantar. Walk through a bustling bazaar of Jaipur and shopping at local markets. Overnight in Jaipur.
Day 12: Jaipur - Agra (By A/C Vehicle)
Visit UNESCO site of Amer fort by jeep. 18th century fort has both Rajput and Mughal architecture since both rulers built the fort over 150 years. Proceed to Agra. In the afternoon visit iconic Taj Mahal and its picturesque beauty at sunset. Overnight in Agra.
Day 13: Agra
Early morning private yoga session with view of the Taj Mahal OR morning spent at leisure. Enjoy lunch with view of Taj Mahal, Agra fort and marble factory.
Overnight in Agra.
Day 14: Agra- Delhi (By A/C Vehicle) - US Departure
Morning @ leisure. Drive to Delhi for US departure. Flight back home