Central India with Colourful Rajasthan and Ranthambhore
Destination : Delhi – Mandawa – Jaipur – Agra – Orcha – Khajuraho – Varanasi.
Duration : 10 Nights - 11 Days
Day 01: Arrive at Delhi IGI airport
Upon Arrival at Delhi IGI airport, welcome by Colourful Indian Holidays representative & transfer to hotel for 02 nights stay. Day at leisure & overnight at hotel.
Day 02 : Delhi
After breakfast guided tour of Delhi visit Qutub Minar, Humayun Tomb, Lotus Temple, Raj Gath, Chandni Chowk, India Gate. And drive past parliament house and President house. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03 : Delhi - Mandawa drive (250 Km)
After breakfast drive to Mandawa, upon arrival check-in at hotel for 01 night stay. Evening visit to village & there are a number of fascinating havelis in Mandawa, all of them adorned with beautiful wall paintings. Overnight at hotel.
Day 04 : Mandawa - Bikaner drive (190 Km)
Breakfast & drive to Bikaner, arrival transfer to hotel for 01 night stay. Afternoon sightseeing of Bikaner visit Junagarh Fort, Lallgarh Palace & Camel breeding farm. Overnight at hotel.
Day 05 : Bikaner - Jaisalmer drive (330 Km)
Breakfast at hotel and later drive to Jaisalmer, upon arrival check-in into hotel for 02 nights stay. Relax & overnight at hotel.
Day 06 : Jaisalmer
Breakfast at hotel and later proceed to sightseeing of Jaisalmer Fort, Salim Singh ki Haveli, Patwon ki Haveli & Gadisar Lake. Evening experience the camel ride & Sunset at Sam Sand Dunes. Overnight at hotel.
Day 07 : Jaisalmer - Jodhpur drive (280 Km)
After breakfast drive to Jodhpur, check into hotel for 01 night stay. Afternoon visit Mehrangarh Fort & Jaswant Thada. Rest of day leisure athotelor explore the Old city bazaars. Overnight at hotel.
Day 08 : Jodhpur - Udaipur drive (280 Km) via Ranakpur
Morning breakfast at hotel and later drive to Udaipur, en route you will visit Ranakpur Jain Templs (98 Km from Udaipur): Ranakpur is widely known for its marble Jain temple, and for a much older Sun Temple which lies opposite the former. The dating of this temple is controversial but it is largely considered to be anywhere between the late 14th to mid-15th centuries.Later continue drive to Udaipur, upon arrival transfer to hotel for 02 nights stay.
Day 09 : Udaipur
After breakfast visit City Palace, Saheliyon ki Bari, Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandal and Jagdish temple. Evening enjoy the boat ride on Lake Pichola. Overnight at hotel.
Day 10 : Udaipur - Pushkar drive (300 Km)
After breakfast drive to Pushkar, welcome to the land of saints & seers. Check-in at hotel for 01 night stay. Evening tour of Pushkar visit Ghats, Brahma Temple & Savitri Temple. Overnight at hotel.
Day 11 : Pushkar - Jaipur drive (142 Km)
Leisurely breakfast at hotel and later drive to Jaipur, check into hotel for 02 nights stay. Day at leisure or free for on own. Evening proceed to chokhi dhani for traditional Rajasthani Dinner. Overnight at hotel.
Day 12 : Jaipur
After breakfast at hotel. Proceed for excursion to Amber Fort in the outskirts of Jaipur followed by Elephant ride to the fort. Proceed for sightseeing of Palace of Winds better known as Hawa Mahal, City Palace Museum, Jantar Mantar (Observatory). Overnight at Jaipur.
Day 13 : Jaipur - Ranthambore drive (180 Km- 4 hrs)
Breakfast at hotel and later drive to Ranthabhore, check into hotel for 02 nights stay. Day at leisure or free for on own. Overnight at hotel.
Ranthambore wildlife sanctuary is famous for its tigers and is one of the best places in India to see these majestic predators in the jungle. Tigers can be easily spotted even during the day time.
Day 14 : Ranthambore
AM & PM Game view at Ranthambore National Park.
Day 15 : Ranthambore - Agra drive (250 Km)
After breakfast drive to Agra. En route visit Fatehpur Sikri (old deserted town of Mughal Dynasty) visiting The Buland Darwaza - Palace of Jodha Bai - Birbal Bhawan & Panch Mahal.On arrival our company representative would assist you to check in hotel. Overnight at Agra.
Day 16 : Agra - Gwalior drive (120 Km)
Taj visit by sunrise Taj Mahal (closed on Friday): the most extravagant monument ever built for love Mumtaj Mahal by Emperor Shah Jahan in 1633. Later back to hotel for breakfast and visit Agra fort: The visit to Agra fort is must since so many historical events took place here. Afternoon drive to Gwalior, check into hotel for 01 night stay. Afternoonvisit Gwalior Fort, Man Mandir, Gujri Mahal & Sas Bahu Temple. Overnight at hotel.
Day 17 : Gwalior - Orchha drive (120 Km)
After breakfast drive to Orchha, check into hotel for 01 night stay. Later visit to Fort Complex, Raj Mahal, Jehangir Mahal & Ram Raja Mandir. Overnight at Orchha.
Day 18 : Orchha - Khajuraho drive (170 Km)
After breakfast drive to Khajuraho check-in into hotel for 01 nights stay. Afternoon visit the Khajuraho temples. Overnight at hotel. Khajuraho: It is one of the most popular tourist destinations in India and has the largest group of medieval Hindu and Jain temples in India. The temples are famous for their erotic sculptures, as well as depiction of life in all its forms.
Day 19 : Khajuraho- Varanasi by flight
Breakfast at hotel and later transfer to airport for flight to Varanasi, check-in into hotel for 02 nights stay.
Varanasi, also commonly known as Banaras and Kashi is a city situated on the banks of the River Ganges in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, regarded as holy by Hindus, Buddhists, and Jains. It is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world and probably the oldest of India. Afternoon visit Sarnath: where Gautama Buddha first taught the Dharma and also where the original Sangha was formed. Consequently, it is one of the 4 main Buddhist pilgrimage destinations. Evening attend the prayer ceremony at the Ghats. Overnight at hotel.
Day 20 : Varanasi
Early morning enjoy the boat ride on river ganges. Later back to hotel for breakfast and later tour of Ancient city ghats, temples & streets bazaars. Rest of the day leisure at hotel or explore the Ancient city. Overnight at hotel.
Day 21: Varanasi- Delhi by flight & back to home
After breakfast transfer to Varanasi airport for flight to Delhi, upon arrival departure transfer to International airport for flight to onward journey.