Delhi | Udaipur | Jodhpur | Jaipur | Agra | Khajuraho 

| Varanasi | Delhi

Daily Departures

Experience includes :

  • 11 nights hotel accommodation
  • Executive class trains: Jodhpur-Jaipur, Agra-Khajuraho
  • Meals as per itinerary including a cooking class
  • Comprehensive sightseeing by private car
  • Services of private local English-speaking guides
  • Transfers upon arrival & departure by private car
  • Discover the diversity of Old and New Delhi
  • Visit impressive Forts & Palaces of Rajasthan
  • Visit the must-see Taj Mahal – India’s most recognized monument
  • High tea at Taj Khema with views of Taj Mahal
  • Evening Sound & Light Show in Khajuraho
  • Evening “Aarti” ceremony in Varanasi
  • Incredible boat ride at dawn along the River Ganges

ACCOMODATIONS

CITY NIGHTS HOTELS
Delhi 2 Le Meridien*****
Udaipur 1 The LaLit Laxmi Vilas Palace*****
Jodhpur 2 Vivanta by Taj Hari Mahal*****
Jaipur 1 Le Meridien Jaipur*****
Agra 2 ITC Mughal Agra*****
Khajuraho 2 Lalit *****
Varanasi 1 The Gateway Hotel Ganges*****
DAY 1
1 DAY Arrival in Delhi

Arrive Delhi, meet and greet then transfer to hotel by private car. Overnight.

DAY 2
Delhi

Today sightseeing of Old and New Delhi begins with a visit to the Shahjahanabad. Drive past the red Fort and Jama Masjid. Visit Raj Ghat, Mahatma Gandhi’s Memorial, Qutab Minar, the President’s residence, government buildings, Parliament House, and see the inspiring India Gate War Memorial. Overnight. (B)

DAY 3
Delhi | Udaipur

Morning private transfer for flight to Udaipur. After arrival, visit the City Palace, built on the banks of Pichola Lake. Later, visit the Jagdish Temple, representing a fine example of the Nagara style of temple architecture. Overnight. (B)

DAY 4
Udaipur | Jodhpur

Depart by private car to Jodhpur; arrive and transfer to hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight. (B)

DAY 5
Jodhpur

Morning tour of Jodhpur. Visit the vast Mehrangarh Fort, one of the most impressive structures in Rajasthan. Then, continue on to Jaswant thada and the museum in the majestic Umaid Bhawan Palace. Overnight. (B)

DAY 6
Jodhpur | Jaipur

Early morning departure by train to Jaipur. Upon arrival, meeting, assistance and transfer to the hotel. In the afternoon, visit to the Maharaja’s City Palace Museum, and the well-preserved Jantar Mantar Observatory. Overnight.  Later, enjoy an evening cooking demo followed by dinner. Overnight. (B, D)

DAY 7
Jaipur | Agra

Morning excursion to amber Fort, stop at the Hawa Mahal, the Palace of Winds, with its lacey ornamental façade. Ascend to the Amber Fort by elephant! On to Tiger Fort; enjoy a rickshaw ride in the busy bazaar. Continue to Agra with a stop at Fatehpur Sikri, built by Emperor Akbar as his capital. Arrive in Agra for overnight. (B)

DAY 8
Agra

Visit to the astounding Taj Mahal – perhaps the most perfect architectural monument in the world. Later, visit the riverside Agra Fort and the local market for shopping. Evening: high tea at Taj Khema with its spectacular views of the Taj Mahal. Overnight. (B)

DAY 9
Agra | Khajuraho

Morning transfer to board the Shatabdi express train to Jhansi. Arrive and drive to Khajuraho, stopping to visit the medieval city of Orchha. Late afternoon arrival in Khajuraho. Evening: visit the temples to see the Sound & Light Show. Overnight. (B)

DAY 10
Khajuraho

Tour the world-famous Khajuraho temples with their erotic carvings. You’ll see the eastern and Western temples, including the Kandariya Mahadeva temple, considered the most artistically perfect. Afternoon is at leisure. Overnight. (B)

DAY 11
Khajuraho | Varanasi

Depart by flight to Varanasi. Afternoon visit to Sarnath, the buried Buddhist city where Lord Buddha preached his first sermon after attaining Nirvana. Visit the Buddhist temple, museum, and Deer Park. Evening attend an “Aarti” ceremony. Overnight. (B)

DAY 12
Varanasi | Delhi or Varanasi | Kathmandu

Rise before dawn for a boat ride on the River Ganges; see devout Hindus performing their rituals on the steps (ghats) of the sacred river. Return to your hotel for breakfast, followed by a city tour of Varanasi. Afternoon flight to Delhi, transfer to your hotel. (B)
or
Flight to Kathmandu, Nepal; Transfer to your hotel. (B)

DAY 13
Delhi (Optional) or Kathmandu (Optional)

Full day at leisure to explore fascinating Delhi on your own. (B)
or
Visit to Patan to see beautiful palaces. Stop at the stupa of Swayambhunath and continue the excursion to Bhadgaon and Bodhnath. (B)

DAY 14
Departure Delhi Depart Delhi (Optional) or Kathmandu (Optional)

Transfer to the airport by private car for your return flight. (B)
or
Drive east to Nagarkot and visit a small village. See breathtaking vistas of Mount Everest on a clear day. (B)

DAY 15
Delhi Departure

Transfer and fly back to Delhi for your return flight home or possibility to extend your stay. (B)

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