Essence of North India Tour

Essence of North India Tour

Package Duration
12 Days / 11 Nights
Destination Covered
Agra - Jaipur - Ajmer - Pushkar - Udaipur - New Delhi

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  • Day 1: Arrival in New Delhi

    Arrive in Delhi by international flight. Chauffer would assist you at the airport and transfer you to hotel.

    Check in and overnight at hotel.

    Day 2: New Delhi

    After Breakfast you will be taken on a guided tour of Delhi, beginning with a morning sightseeing trip to Old Delhi and followed by visits to Red Fort, India's largest mosque - Jama Masjid and Gandhi Memorial at Raj Ghat. Afternoon tour includes visits to India Gate, President's House, Humayun's Tomb, Lotus Temple and Qutab Minar.

    Overnight at hotel.

    Day 3: New Delhi - Agra (About 200 km)

    Early breakfast and check out. In the morning we will visit Laxmi Narayan Temple and then drive through a series of fields, small towns and villages to Agra. Enroute through Fatehpur Sikri, which was once an imperial capital frozen in time, constructed by Akbar the great. This wonderful city constructed by red sand stones was abandoned as abruptly as it had been built. It has been generally stated that it was due to failing in the water supply. evening arrive and check in hotel in Agra. Evening free for leisure. Overnight at hotel.

    Day 4: Agra

    After breakfast sightseeing tour by visiting Agra Fort, built by three of the greatest Mughal emperors. The construction of this massive structure began in 1565 under Akbar's reign and continued till the time of his grandson's reign, Shah Jahan who built the impressive imperial quarters and mosque. After the visit of Agra Fort we proceed to visit the most beautiful monument of India, the Taj Mahal, an enduring monument to love, with a continually fulfilling beauty. It was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. We spend enough time at Taj Mahal to take this impressive memory home.
    Evening visit to market place and the workshop of carving marble. Overnight at hotel.

    Day 5: Agra - Jaipur(About 260 km)

    Today after breakfast drive to the Pink City, Jaipur. This city owes its name, foundations and careful planning to the great warrior and astronomer, Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II. Arrive at Jaipur and check-in hotel. After freshen up, In the afternoon we visit the City Palace that is still the formal residence of the royal family, built in a blend of the Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. In the museum of the City Palace we visit the private collection of the Jaipur Maharajas. We continue to Jantar Mantar, a stone observatory , the largest of Jai Singh's five remarkable observatories. Its complex instruments reveal us the secrets of medieval Indian astronomy.

    Overnight at hotel.

    Day 6: Jaipur

    After breakfast we drive to the ancient capital of Amber, laying 11 km. away from Jaipur. Amber was the ancient capital of Kachhawaha dynasty for 6 centuries before it was moved to newly created Jaipur. We will ascend to the Palace Fortress on the back of an Elephant. Enroute to Amber we visit the Hawa Mahal (Palace of the Winds); built in 1799 AD, it contains 953 small casements with each having its own balcony. In the afternoon we have a walk through the Colorful Bazaars of Jaipur and visit a factory to see the famous block printing work being done since centuries in Jaipur. In the evening we drive through the new city of Jaipur and visit "Laxmi Narayan Mandir", a Hindu temple made out of white marble.

    Overnight at hotel.

    Day 7: Jaipur - Ajmer(About 131 km)

    In the morning after breakfast we drive to Ajmer. Upon arrival check-in hotel. In the afternoon, we will visit Dargah Shareef - the shrine of Khawaja Moinuddin Chisti. Then we will visit Emperor Akbar's Royal Palace made of red sand stone - housing a museum with a rich collection of Mughal & Rajput armour. Evening spend some time at Anna Sagar Lake. Overnight at hotel.

    Day 8: Ajmer - Pushkar(About 11 km)

    Morning after having breakfast we drive to Pushkar. Pushkar being one of the most religious places for Hindus has the atmosphere of an ancient religious town. The only temple of God Brahma is in Pushkar thus making Pushkar an important pilgrimage city for Hindus. Pushkar has become famous in the world due to its Pushkar Festival which takes place in the month of November when the whole of Pushkar is transformed into a spectacular fair ground where thousands of pilgrims come to bath in the holy water of Pushkar lake and the biggest cattle and camel markets take place here where farmers, breeders and camel traders buy and sell.

    Day 9: Pushkar - Ranakpur - Udaipur

    After early breakfast we drive to Udaipur. Enroute through Ranakpur. Ranakpur is known for its superbly carved marble Jain Temples. An enormous basement of this temple covers 48000 square feet. There are four subsidiary shrines, twenty-four pillared halls. The total number of columns is 1444, all of which are intricately carved, no two being alike. The Ranakpur Jain Temples were built during the 15th century. After spending some time at leisure proceed further for Udaipur. Udaipur is called the romantic city of Rajasthan. A city built around shimmering, clear, blue water lakes that reflect the green hills of the Aravali ranges.

    Day 10: Udaipur

    Today we visit Udaipur, also known as the city of sunrise. We start our sightseeing with the visit of Sahelion-Ki-Bari. This Garden of the Maids of Honour is well laid out with extensive lawns and shady walks. After the visit of Garden of Maids we visit a Museum of folk art. This museum has a rich collection of Folk dresses, ornaments, puppets, masks, dolls, folk musical instruments and paintings on display. After a break we proceed to City Palace, the biggest Palace in India, where 4 generations of Maharajas added their contribution, is so carefully planned and integrated with the original buildings that it is difficult to believe that it was not conceived as a whole. The museum of the palace includes the beautiful peacock mosaic and miniature wall paintings of Indian mythology. Today we have an opportunity to visit a traditional painting school and see the famous miniature paintings done. Overnight at hotel.

    Day 11: Udaipur-New Delhi

    After early breakfast we drive from Udaipur to New Delhi. In New Delhi we have rest of the day at leisure. Time for wash and change before we depart to the airport.

    Day 12: New Delhi

    Tour concludes. Stairways thank you for your patronage and ensure a punctual transfer to the Airport for the flight back home.

Contact Detail

Stairways Tours

Contact Person :-

Mr Paul

Address :-

03, Saket Building, Kondhwa-katraj Bypass, Opp. Kantini Appt. Kondhwa BK, Maharashtra, India - 411048

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