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Rajasthan With Ganges and Kathmandu (Make Customise Tours)

Duration: 13 Nights/ 14 Days
Destinations:Delhi-Udaipur- Ranakpur- Jodhpur- Jaipur-Agra-Jhansi-Khajuraho-Varanasi- Kathmandu-Delhi

Day 01 - Arrive Delhi
Arriving Delhi, you will be met by our representative, holding a play card with your name on it at the exit. Arrival transfer to your hotel and assistance for check-in will be provided. After check-in overnight at hotel.

Book NowDay 02 - Delhi
After breakfast full day city tour of Delhi which is India's bustling capital city. It was from here that Hindu, Muslim and Mughal dynasties as well as the British ruled. Old & New Delhi present a stunning juxtaposition of sights and sounds with the ancient city built by Emperor Shah Jahan the builder of the famous Taj Mahal, and the new garden city built in 1911 by the British.

Cultural Rajasthan ItineraryCovering India gate (war memorial), Rajghat (the cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi ) and Red Fort - Delhi's most magnificent monument.After that visit The National Museum is one of India's most prestigious institutions. The galleries of the museum follow a historical and chronological sequence. The Indus Valley Gallery displays many antiquities excavated from Mohenjodaro and Harappa, like terracotta toys, images and pots, jewellery, seals, bronze and copper implements and sculpture. Laterondrive past President's House, Parliament House & Secretariat Building. Later on visit Qutab Minar which is 72.5 m in height and has a mosque at the base.Overnight at hotel.

Day 03 - Delhi/Udaipur by Flight Spice Jet SG 2437 at 1040/1210 Hrs 
After breakfast pick up from your hotel & transfer to the airport to board the flight for Udaipur. Meet & assistance at the Airport & transfer to the hotel. Udaipur- City Of Lakes or Venice of East founded by Maharana Udai Singh in 1567 AD & is the jewel of Mewar -a kingdom ruled by the Sisodia dynasty for 1200 Years surrounded by Lovely land around the azure water lakes hemmed in by the lush hills of the Aravali ranges. Evening, enjoy boat ride at Lake Pichola!!! Lake Pichola: Fringed with hills, gardens, havelis, ghats and temples, Lake Pichola is the scenic focus of Udaipur. Set in it are Jag Niwas and Jag Mandir Palaces. 

Day 04 -Udaipur
Cultural Rajasthan ItineraryUdaipur is the jewel of Mewar -a kingdom ruled by the Sisodia dynasty for 1200 Years.

After breakfast, visit Udaipur City: In the midst of this romantic fate ridden land you come to Udaipur, a beautiful city of lakes, palaces and fountain.  In  the shadows of dark green hills, Udaipur's three lakes - Pichola, Fateh Sagar and Udai Sagar are shimmering jewels from the opal surfaces of which rise fairytale white palaces.  Maharana Udai Singh sought shelter here from the Mughal hordes and then tarried to fashion a city out of the silent vale. 
Morning, enjoy boat ride at Lake Pichola!!!
Lake Pichola: Fringed with hills, gardens, havelis, ghats and temples, Lake Pichola is the scenic focus of Udaipur. Set in it are Jag Niwas and Jag Mandir Palaces.

Visit the City Palace Museum - grandeur an d intricacy stroked all over in Granite, Marble and Mosaic displayed in the sparkling white filigreed balconies and windows, ornate arches and cupolas atop magnificent octagonal towers, Jagdish Temple - Built in 1651 A.D. by Maharana Jagat Singh, this Indo army temple is the largest  and the most beautiful temple if Udaipur with noteworthy sculpted images. Also visit Sahelion Ki Bari this small ornamental garden was a popular relaxing sport where royal ladies came for a stroll and hence the name. The garden has many fountains in its four delightful pools chiseled kiosks and marble elephants.

Afternoon Half day excursion to Eklingi TempleEklingji temple, carved from marble and even today the Maharana of Udaipur who is Diwan of the temple.

Day 05 - Udaipur-Ranakpur-Jodhpur By Road (240kms/5hrs)  
Book NowAfter breakfast, drive to Jodhpur & enroute visiting Ranakpur temples. Ranakpur Jain Temple was built during the reign of the liberal and gifted Rajput monarch Rana Kumbha in the 15th century. The basement is of 48,000 sq. feet area that covers the whole complex. There are four subsidiary shrines, twenty-four pillared halls and domes supported by over four hundred columns. The total number of columns is 1,444 all of which are intricately carved with no two being alike. The artistically carved nymphs playing the flute in various dance postures at a height of 45 feet are an interesting sight. In the assembly hall, there are two big bells weighing 108 kg whose sound echoes in the entire complex. The main temple is a Chaumukh or a four-faced temple dedicated to Adinath. Reach and check in at hotel. 

Later Start sightseeing tour of Jodhpur - gateway to the desert beyond, home of the Rathors of Marwar, visit the Mehrangarh Fort, rising up a hilly scarp, built on the advice of a hermit, overlooking the city in the image of a long sentinel. Inside the Fort are a number of palaces added by successive rulers. In this palace you would see different miniature paintings & cradle room. After this you would visit Jaswant Thada Memorial. Proceed to visit the UMAID BHAWAN PALACE.

Day 06 -Jodhpur-Jaipur By Road (320kms/5-6hrs) 
After breakfast, drive to Jaipur. Arrive Jaipur & transfer to the hotel.
Afternoon, visit Jaipur City: Hawa Mahal or Palace of the Winds, a five-storied structure of pink sandstone with semi-octagonal and delicately honeycombed windows overlooking the main street of the old city. It was built in 1799 so that veiled royal woman could peer down unseen by the world through it s 593  stone screens. We proceed for a guided tour of the City Palace & Observatory. The City Palace in the heart of the old city is a blend of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture.  The center of the palace is a seven storied building called Chandra Palace, with fine views over the gardens and the city. Next top the City Palace is the Solar Observatory - an astronomical treasure house, with solar device that gives accurate predictions till date. Drive past Hawa Mahal or the palace of Winds, Jantar Mantar & visit colourful Bazaar passing through the rose-pink residential and business area of Jaipur.

Day 07 -Jaipur-Fatehpur Sikri-Agra ByRoad(235kms/4-5hrs) 
After breakfast, visit Amber Fort, the former capital of the royal Rajputs. Few fail to be moved by the dramatic Rajput grandeur of this hilltop fortress-palace 11-km north of Jaipur.
Elephant Ride at Amber Fort!!! 
Afternoon, drive to Agra & en route visit Fatehpur Sikri (ghost capital) for a tour of these magnificent and world heritage buildings, which are still in a state of perfect preservation. The city is divided into religious and secular sections. The profusion of sculpture is breathtaking. Also, the white marble mosque in the secular section is incredible. It is a very sacred mosque and pilgrims from far and near arrives here to pay their respects. On arrival at Agra, check-in at the Hotel. 

Day 08 - Agra 
After breakfast, visit Itmad-Ud-Daulah’s Tomb, the monument that is most important in Agra is the Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah or "Baby Taj" as it is called sometimes. 
Later visit Agra Fort - the seat and the stronghold of the Mughal Empire under successive generations. This was the seat of Mughal rule and administration and the present structure owes its origins to Akbar who erected the wall s and gates and the first buildings on the eastern banks of Yamuna River. Shah Jehan added the impressive quarters and the mosque while Aurangzeb added the outer ramparts. Visit its Hall of Public Audience and its Royal Pavilions. 
Tonga Ride/Tuk Tuk near Taj Mahal!!! 
Evening, witness the magic of the ultimate symbol of Mughal achievement, The Taj Mahal at Sunset.  Taj Mahal, a dream etched in milky white pristine marble is the peerless monument portraying the beauty of eternal love! 

Day 09 - Agra-Jhansi-Orchha-Khajuraho By Shatabdi Express (0815hrs/1040hrs) 
Morning, after breakfast in time transfer to railway station to connect the train for JhansiDepart Agra by Train No. 2001 At 0815 Hrs. Arrive Jhansi (Shatabdi Express) At 1040 Hrs. Meeting and assistance on arrival and transfer from Jhansi to Khajuraho by road (181 kms.), en-route visiting Orchha. Later continue drive to Khajuraho & transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.

Day 10 -  Khajuraho/Varanasi         By Air India  AI 405 (1505hrs/1555hrs) 
Morning, after breakfast, half day tour visiting the western group of temples of which the most important are the Chaunset Yogini temple dedicated to Goddess Kali and the Kandariya Mahadev Temple, 31 meters high, which has a fantastic range of sculptures including sensuous themes. The Chitragupta temple is dedicated to Surya-the sun God. Also visit other important temples like Vshwanath and Nandi Temples, Lakshmana Temple and the Visha Temple, dedicated to Shiva, and the largest and most typical of temples. Afternoon, transfer to airport to connect the flight for Varanasi. Depart from Khajuraho at 1505hrs Meeting and assistance on arrival and transfer to Hotel. 
Afternoon, excursion to Sarnath, the buried Buddhist city where Lord Buddha gave his first sermon. Sarnath was a renowned school of learning from the 6th century B.C to 12th century A.D. Evening, visit ghats to see the Aarti Ceremony.

Day 11 -Varanasi/Kathmandu     By Flight AI 415 (1230s/1340rs) 
Book NowEarly morning, boat excursion on the holy river Ganges to see the bathing ghats and cremation site. Watching people bathing and worshipping at the Ghats is one of the most extraordinary experience of a visit to India. Boat Ride at Ganges!!! in time transfer to airport to connect the flight for Kathmandu.
Depart from Varanasi by Flight at 1210hrs.
Arrive Kathmanduat at 1320hrs.
Meeting and assistance on arrival and transfer to Hotel

Kathmandu - Unique and fascinating capital of the Royal Kingdom of Nepal, it is a deeply spiritual land isolated by the high Himalayas. Afternoon,half day excursion to Patan visiting the Old Newar city & Tibetan Handicraft.

Day 12 -Kathmandu  
Morning, after breakfast, half day city sightseeing tour visiting the Durbar Square, Hanuman Dhoka, the ancient residential quarters and temples. Then visit Swayambhunath, a 2500 years old site where, it is believed, the radiant Lotus, according to valley mythology, settled when the water was drained by Manjushri, the Goddess. The 5 Dhyani Buddhas attended by their consorts are enshrined at the base of the stupa.
excursion to Bhadgaon - Another Newar city founded in the 9th century. Visit Bodhnath, the 2500 years old Buddhist stupa; a holy place for Buddhist pilgrims from Tibet. Also visit Pashupatinath temple area.

Day 13 - Kathmandu/Delhi     By Flight S2 502 (1440hrs/1555hrs)
Morning at leisure.
In time, transfer to airport to connect the flight for New Delhi.
Arrive Delhi & transfer to the hotel.

Day 14 - Delhi/Departure   (Please Advise Flight Details)
Breakfast at Hotel. (Chckout time 1200 Noon)
In time, transfer to the international Airport to fly Back Home with Sweet Memories of India.Book Now