Sightseeings Tour of India

Duration : 23 Days / 22 Nights
Attractions : Raj Ghat - Red Fort - Qutub Minar - India Gate - Nagpur - Kanha National Park - Bandhavgarh National Park - Khajuraho Temples - Taj Mahal - Agra Fort - Bharatpur Bird Sancturary - Ranthambore National Park - Hawa Mahal - City Palace

Day 01 : Delhi - Jaipur: Our representatives will receive you on your arrival in Delhi . On arrival check in at the hotel and get relaxed. Jaipur is the city of forts and palaces popularly known as the Pink City is a must visit on the tourist map of India. This city has lived a glorious past and is studded with stunning structures. Rest of the day is free to relax and explore the city on own. Overnight stay is at hotel in Jaipur.

Day 02 : Jaipur: After breakfast excursion tour to Amber Fort, it is one of the main attractions in Jaipur, situated atop a hill it is a masterpiece of Mughal architecture and royalty. To reach the entrance of the fort one has an option to enjoy an elephant back ride like the past king and queens. Afternoon drive back to the city and take on a city tour of Jaipur visiting the famous City Palace, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar and evening explore colorful market and active bazaars of the city, here you can enjoy the shopping for its beautiful handicrafts, jewellery and precious stones and gems. Overnight is at hotel in Jaipur.

Included meals: Breakfast
Included entrances: Amer fort, City Palace, Jantar Mantar, Hawa Mahal

Day 03 : Jaipur (The Pink City) -Bikaner (190 kms / 04 hrs) : Before leaving for Bikaner, have breakfast at the hotel. On your way to Bikaner halt at Deshnok Temple also known as Karni Mata Temple On arrival Bikaner check into the hotel & rest of the day is free for relaxation. Overnight stay will be at Bikaner.

Included meals: Breakfast
Included entrances: Deshnok Temple

Day 04 : Bikaner – Jaisalmer (The Golden City) (330 kms / 07 hrs) : After energetic breakfast take city sightseeing tour of Bikaner visiting Junagarh Fort, Lallgarh Palace, and various Havelis. By afternoon you drive towards your next destination Jaisalmer, the Golden City. On arrival check in at the hotel and relax after a long road journey. Overnight stay is in Jaisalmer.

Included meals: Breakfast
Included entrances: Junagarh Fort, Lallgarh Palace, Havelis

Day 05 : Jaisalmer (The Golden City): After wonderful night proceed for city sightseeing tour of Jaisalmer visiting the Jaisalmer Fort (Sonar Quila) which is a capturing structure in this town and the second oldest fort in Rajasthan. The fusion of Rajput and Islamic architecture styles are visible in fort. Later walk through the local streets to the Patwon-ki-haveli & Kothari Haveli. After that visit Sand Dunes just 40 kms away from Jaisalmer these offers a perfect experience of desert to its visitors, enjoy the camel ride here. Later drive back to Jaisalmer for overnight stay at the hotel.

Included meals: Breakfast
Included entrances: Jaisalmer Fort, Haveli, Sand dunes camel ride

Day 06 : Jaisalmer (The Golden City) – Jodhpur (280 kms / 05 hrs): Drive to Jodhpur also known as the Blue City it is the second largest city of the state. Also referred as the Sun City due to the bright sunny weather throughout the year Jodhpur is one of the prime tourist places in India. On arrival check in at the hotel and after wash & change visit the majestic Mehrangarh Fort and Jaswant Thada. From the fort you can have a beautiful view of blue city, with most of its local houses painted by blue colour and by evening view the sunset from the fort. Overnight stay is in Jodhpur.

Included meals: Breakfast
Included entrances: Mehrangarh Fort and Jaswant Thada

Day 07 : Jodhpur (The Sun City) -Ajmer – Pushkar (200 kms / 04 hrs): After morning breakfast depart for Pushkar enroute visiting Ajmer, famous for Dargah Sharif. Both the places are known for their religious meaning. Arrive Ajmer and visit Dargah of Garib Nawaj (Dargah Sharif) the main attraction here and the prime shrine for Muslims in India. Also visit Taragarh Fort and Adhai-din-ka-Jhonpra. Later continue drive to Pushkar, on arrival check in at the hotel and later visit the famous Brahma Temple and Pushkar Lake in the evening. Overnight stay is in Pushkar.

Included meals: Breakfast
Included entrances: sightseeing

Day 08 : Pushkar –Agra: Morning after breakfast check out from the hotel & straight drive to Agra. Arrival & check into the hotel, evening at leisure. Overnight at Agra.
Note: Taj Mahal Remain Closed on Friday.

Day 09 : Agra –Orchha : After breakfast, proceed for the sightseeing of The Agra Fort - the rusty and majestic red-sandstone fort of Agra stands on the banks of the river Yamuna and the construction was started by Emperor Akbar in 1566. & magnificent Taj Mahal - one of the seven wonders of the world surely the most extravagant expression of love ever created. Late afternoon drive to Orchha. Check in & stay overnight at Orchha Hotel.

Day 10 : Orchha – Khajuraho: Morning visit orchha temples, built during 16th and 17th Century. You will cover a Chaturbhuj Temple, Ram Raja temple and Dinman Hardaul’s palace. Then drive to Khajuraho, arrival & check into the hotel. In the evening visit the local bazaars of the local town. Overnight at Khajuraho.

Day 11 : Khajuraho – Jhansi : After breakfast visit the most romantic and a great example of architecture the Love temples of Khajuraho. These temples are divided into two categories the western group of temples and the eastern group of temples, evening drive to back to Jhansi rly stn to catch the train for varanasi. Overnight train journey.

Day 12 : Varnasi: Pick up from the rly stn & transfer to the hotel. Later enjoy the pleasure trip to Sarnath few kilometres from Varanasi. This destination holds great religious importance of Buddhists. Here Lord Buddha lectures his first sermon to his disciples, after he attained enlightenment in Bodh Gaya. Evening Ganga Aarti , overnight at Varanasi.

Day 13 : Varanasi – Arrive Mumbai : In the early morning, enjoy sunrise from Ganga Ghat. Return back to hotel for breakfast. After breakfast, visit- Banaras Hindu University, New Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Sankat Mochan Temple. In the evening transfer to the airport to catch the flight for Mumbai ,Arrive Mumbai, pickup & transfer to the Hotel. Overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 14 : Mumbai Sightseeing : Breakfast at Hotel. Full day Mumbai Sightseeing. Key attractions in Mumbai - Gateway of India, Juhu & Chowpatty Beach, Marine Drive, Victoria Terminus, Prince of Wales Museum, Haji Ali Mosque, Dhobi Ghat, Hanging Gardens. Overnight Stay at Hotel.

Day 15 : Mumbai Sightseeing : After breakfast visit Mumbai Sightseeing Shivaji Park, Hare Rama Hare Krishna Temple (ISKON), Juhu Beach, Siddhivinayak Temple. Evening transfer to the RLY STN to catch the train for goa. Overnight train journey

Day 16 : North Goa : Morning pick up from the station & transfer to the hotel. After breakfast, drive towards the North Goa. The popular beaches you can visit include Calungate, Dona Paula, Miramar and the Baga Beach. Other tourist places you can visit include Fort Aguada and Old Goa churches.
You may enjoy couple of water sports as well on direct payment basis. Overnight stay at Goa.

Day 17 : South Goa : After breakfast, proceed towards the South Goa beaches. The popular attractions that you will visit include Mangeshi Temple, Santa Durga Temple, Colva Beach and a few other places. We start with visiting the capital of Salcette taluka and also the headquarters of the South Goa district, the city of Margao. It is also a commercial and industrial center. Evening back to the hotel for overnight stay.

Day 18 : Goa- Kerala : Morning check out of the hotel and transfer to the rly stn to catch the train for Kerala to Overnight train journey…

Evening back to the hotel for overnight stay.

Day 19 : In Cochin : In morning arrival , drive to hotel some rest after sightseeing tour of Cochin visiting - St. Francis Church, Mattancherry Palace, Jewish Synagogue and the Chinese fishing nets.

Day 20 : Cochin – Periyar : After breakfast, depart for Periyar by road (200 kms/ 05 hrs). On your arrival in Periyar, check in at the resort of your choice. Later visit the Spice Plantation, to learn about the variety of spices that this part of Kerala is famous for.

Overnight in Periyar.

Day 21 : Periyar – Kumarakom : Early morning Boat ride on Lake Periyar. Later, after breakfast, depart for Kumarakom by road (140 kms/04 hrs). On your arrival in Kumarakom, check in at a Resort of your choice. Rest of the day at leisure to experience the Backwaters and the Lake.

Overnight in Kumarakom.

Day 22 : Kumarakon – Houseboat : After breakfast, transfer to the jetty to board the Houseboat for an overnight cruise in the backwaters of Kerala.The cruise takes you through the palm-fringed canals and is a unique way to discover Kerala. Evening candlelight dinner on board houseboat. The night spent on the Houseboat will long be remembered by you as the highlight of your Classical North India and Kerala tour.

Overnight on board the Houseboat.

Day 23 : Periyar – Kumarakom : Houseboat-Kumarakom & Drive to Cochin –Delhi

Overnight in Kumarakom.