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17N18D- Rajasthan & Varanasi Tour

Package Duration
18 Days / 17 Nights
Destination Covered
New Delhi - Mandawa - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Ranakpur - Ajmer - Pushkar - Agra - Chhatarpur - Varanasi - Udaipur

  • Day 1 : Delhi Arrival, overnight at Delhi

    Description :

    Upon your arrival in Delhi, your driver will greet you at Delhi International Airport and transfer you to your Hotel. Check in and Rest of the day is at your leisure and rest. Stay overnight at the hotel in Delhi.

    Day 2 : Delhi to Mandawa Halfday Sightseeing (257 Km / 5 hrs)

    • Mandawa Fort

    Description :

    After breakfast, check out from hotel and drive to Mandawa. On arrival at Mandawa, check in to your hotel. The desert villages of Mandawa are celebrated for their painted havelis (palaces) that go back to 18th century. Then there is the Mandawa Fort that was built by Thakur Nawal Singh in 1755 AD. The fort has now been converted into a heritage hotel and Visitors have to pay a sum of Rs. 500 to visit the fort. Overnight stay at hotel. 

    Day 3 : Mandawa to Bikaner(200 kms/ 4 hrs)

    Description :

    After breakfast, check out from your hotel and transfers to Bikaner. The genesis of the desert town of Bikaner dates back to Rao Bikas conquest in 1486 AD. Once a major center of trade in the 16th century situated on the ancient silk route, today Bikaner has retained much of its medieval aura. Upon arrival, check in at your hotel. After some rest, visit local market of the town and spend the day at leisure. Overnight in Bikaner.

    Day 4 : Bikaner Half day sightseeing to Jaisalmer (330 kms/ 5 hrs)

    • Prachina Museum

    Description :

    With rippling sands and abundant sunshine, the walled city of Bikaner is popular for its skytouching forts, camel safaris and camel festival. The famous fort of Junagarh was built by Raja Rai Singh in 1593. This is the fort of the Bikaner royal family. The fort houses old palaces, temples and mosque. An enormous arched doorway leads to the Joramal Temple. Har Mandir temple here was the royal chapel i.e. private temple of the royal family, where they celebrated festivals and other family functions. Fort also includes Anup Mahal, Gaj Mandir, Sheesh Mahal and Prachina Museum. Lalgarh is another fort of the Rajputana family here. You might like to visit the prestigious camel breeding farm later(closed on Sundays). Sightseeing points shall be covered as the time permits. Transfers to Jaisalmer, check in at hotel and retire for the day. Overnight stay at Jaisalmer hotel.

    Day 5 : Jaisalmer city tour, overnight camping

    • Jaisalmer Fort

    Description :

    After breakfast, check out from hotel and proceed to visit the Jaisalmer Fort which is made by unique Golden Lime stone, hence also known as Golden Fort or Sonar Qilla. After that visit Patwon-ki-haveli, Nathmal-ki-haveli. Salim singh-ki-Haveli. People still live in these ancient buildings dating from 12th to 15th century. Every house has exquisite carvings. In the evening, proceed for camel ride on Sam Sand Dunes. Take the camel safari and immerse in the spirit of Rajasthan all through the night by staying in the mud-huts, meeting warm and rustic people of Rajasthan and have a touch of their culture with their lively music, folk dance, singing performances and other cultural programs. Overnight at Jaisalmer camps.

    Day 6 : Jaisalmer to Jodhpur (285 kms/5hrs)

    Description :

    After breakfast, drive to Jodhpur, check-in at hotel, rest of the day to relax. You might like to visit the local market. Overnight stay at hotel. 

    Day 7 : Jodhpur to Ranakpur (170 kms/ 3 hrs)

    Description :

    After breakfast, drive from Jodhpur to Ranakpur. Check in to hotel and after some rest, proceed to visit the very popular Jain temple dedicated to Lord Adinatha. Its 29 halls are supported by 1444 pillars, none of which are alike. The temple abounds with intricate friezes and sculptures. You can also visit Sun temple just opposite. Overnight stay at Ranakpur.

    Day 8 : Ranakpur to Udaipur (100 kms/ 2 hrs)

    Description :

    After breakfast, take the road to Udaipur and transfers to your hotel. After some Rest, In the evening, explore the countryside on wheels, feet or horse and take a breathtaking boat ride over the lake (at your own cost) admiring the perfect sunset view. Overnight stay at Udaipur.

    Day 9 : Udaipur city tour

    • Jagdish Temple
    • Bhartiya Lok Kala Museum
    • Gulab Bagh

    Description :

    After breakfast, proceed for a city tour. Begin your tour with a visit to the City Palace. Once here, marvel the rooms with mirrored walls and ivory doors, windows with colored glasses, the beautiful marble balconies and the peacock courtyard. Then visit the lovely Sahelion-ki-Bari (Queen's resort for their friends) gardens, Jagdish Temple built by Maharana Jagat Singh and dedicated to Lord Vishnu & Gulab Bagh. Then visit Bhartiya Lok kala Museum - a museum of folk and art that displays a rich collection of folk dresses, ornaments, puppets, masks and dolls. Overnight in Udaipur. 

    Day 10 : Udaipur to Ajmer/ Pushkar (330 kms/ 6 hrs)

    • Ajmer-e-Sharief

    Description :

    After breakfast, check out from hotel and drive to Ajmer. Visit Ajmer-e-Sharief Dargah, Adhai-Din-Ka Jhonpara, Ana Sagar Lake & drive to Pushkar(14 kms). Later travel to Pushkar, check in to your hotel and after some rest, visit the temple of Lord Brahma, the only temple in India dedicated to Brahma. You might like to take a dip in the holy lake and visit few more temples around. Overnight stay at Pushkar.

    Day 11 : Ajmer / Pushkar to Jaipur (150 kms/ 3 hrs)

    Description :

    Morning after breakfast, check out from hotel and drive to the Pink city Jaipur. Check in to your hotel and day free for leisure activities. You might like to chose from optional tours of Birla Temple or Chokhi Dhani in the evening.

    Day 12 : Jaipur city tour

    Description :

    After breakfast proceed to visit city attractions covering Amber Fort. Enjoy Feel like a maharaja from the past as you ride up to Amber Fort on an elephant outfitted with traditional Indian draperies. Later visit Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar (observatory), City Palace & Museum. Overnight stay at hotel. 

    Day 13 : Jaipur to Agra (240 kms/ 5 hrs),

    • Taj Mahal
    • Agra Fort
    • Buland Darwaza
    • Fatehpur Sikri

    Description :

    enroute Fatehpur Sikri - After breakfast drive to Agra, a historical and romantic city of medieval India by 0830 hrs. Enroute stop at UNESCO World Heritage red sandstone complex of Fatehpur Sikri built in 1569 by Emperor Akbar and abandoned 15 years later due to water scarcity. Visit Buland Darwaza, Diwan-e-aam,diwan-e-khas. Then continue to Agra. On arrival check-in at hotel, later proceed for a half day city tour to Agra Fort- built by Emperor Akbar on the banks of the Yamuna River. Later proceed to Taj Mahal for the most beautiful sunset view of The Taj. (Taj Mahal closed on Fridays). Overnight at Agra hotel.

    Day 14 : Agra to Jhansi(by train)

    Description :

    Jhansi to Orchha(by road, 20 kms, 30 min) - After breakfast, transfers to the Agra Railway station to board the train to Jhansi. On arrival at Jhansi railway station, pickup and transfers to hotel at Orchha. Check in and after some rest proceed for a city tour of Orchha. The beautiful temples and grand palaces represent the finest flowering of the Bundela school of painting. Overnight stay at Orchha

    Day 15 : Orchha to Khajuraho (180 kms/ 3.5 hrs)

    Description :

    After breakfast drive to Khajuraho. Arrive Khajuraho & transfer to hotel. On arrival at Khajuraho, you will be transferred to your hotel & later after some rest, proceed for city tour of the exotic temples of Khajuraho. Visit the temples of Khajuraho, world famous for its erotic sculptures that present a picture of eternal, spiritual and physical love. Stay overnight at the hotel in Khajuraho.

    Day 16 : Khajuraho to Varanasi (by air)

    Description :

    After breakfast, transfer to the Airport to board the flight to Varanasi. On arrival, our representative will transfer you to the hotel. After lunch, start for an excursion to Sarnath, enroute, visit museum. Visit the Buddhist temple and see Bodhi Tree. Return to your hotel in the evening and stay overnight.

    Day 17 : Varanasi city tour

    Description :

    After breakfast, proceed for a boat excursion on the river Ganges, a ferry pilgrimage from ghat to ghat. The two cremation ghats are Manikarnika & Harishchandra where funeral pyre burns day and night. Every pious Hindu believes that to die in Kashi and to be cremated on banks of the Ganges is to attain release from the cycle of birth and death. Overnight in Varanasi.

    Day 18 : Varanasi to Delhi (by flight)

    • Vishwanath Temple

    Description :

    After breakfast, proceed for a little walk through narrow alleys of the ancient city of Varanasi. Visit the most sacred living temple - The Vishwanath Temple. Later, transfers to the airport to board the flight to Delhi to catch your international flight back home with memories.

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Apex Holidays And Adventures

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Mr. Nilesh Bharat Mulye

Address :- Office No.1, 746, Sneh Sadan, Opp. R.d.c.c Bank, Shivaji Nagar, Ratnagiri, Maharashtra, India - 415612

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