Duration : 15 Days / 14 Nights
Route : New Delhi - Jaipur - Keoladeo Ghana Sanctuary - Agra - Orchha - Khajuraho - Panna Tiger Reserve - Varanasi - New Delhi
Category : Rajasthan Tours
Welcome to India!!
You will be received by one of the representatives of “Times India Travels” or your driver at the international airport and you will be assisted to your hotel. In the Hotel, the representative/ driver will provide your documents regarding the tour.
Overnight in Hotel.
After breakfast, sightseeing in Delhi.
Qutub Minar: It is the world's tallest minaret with a height of 72.5 meters (237.8 ft). Construction commenced in 1193 under the orders of India's first Muslim ruler Qutb-ud-din Abakan.
Humayun Tomb: Memorial Mughal emperor Humayun, built in the year 1562. It is a World Heritage Site.
Lotus Temple: The Bahá'í House of Worship in Delhi, popularly known as the Lotus Temple due to its flowerlike shape.
Raj Ghat: Cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi.
Chandni Chowk: One of the main markets of Old Delhi & India Gate. And drive past parliament house and President's house.
Overnight at New Delhi hotel.
Drive to the "pink city" of Jaipur, named after its buildings of soft pink stucco. Encounter Rajasthani grandeur at the City Palace, where rare manuscripts, swords, and paintings are on display. At the 17th-century astronomical observatory Jantar Mantar, view a magnificent 90-foot sundial and then admire the elaborate facade of the Palace of Winds. Overnight at hotel.
We will spend the morning at the Amber Fort which is a majestic fortress-palace decorated with intricate paintings and mosaics. In the afternoon, you can explore Jaipur's vibrant arts and crafts markets on your own. In the night, travel into the countryside where you can have a special dinner with folk entertainment. Overnight at Jaipur hotel.
Drive to Bharatpur in the morning and check into the hotel. Explore the village to experience daily life in India. Overnight at Bharatpur hotel.
You will travel by rickshaw through the wetlands of Keoladeo Ghana National Park which is a UNESCO World Heritage site. It harbors more than 400 species of birds. It is famous for wildlife and birds, including kingfishers and various species of cranes.
On the way to Agra, we will stop to visit Fatehpur Sikri. It is the perfectly preserved 16th-century Mughal capital of Emperor Akbar. We will visit the mesmerizing Taj Mahal which is considered as the most extravagant monument ever built for love. Overnight at Agra hotel.
At sunrise, witness the dawn's first light wash over the Taj Mahal or in the evening if the next day it is Friday. After breakfast, we will explore Agra Fort's maze of courtyards including mosques and private chambers. It brings the story life of the Mughal Empire. In the afternoon, you can stroll the gardens of the hotel. You can take advantage of its many amenities, or enjoy an optional excursion to the Mughal Mausoleum of Itmad-Ud-Daulah. Return back to the Taj Mahal to experience the monument at sunset.
Start your morning train journey to the city of Orchha situated in a beautiful valley with the magnificent waters of Betwa River. Explore this medieval town's monuments, including palaces bearing vivid 17th-century wall paintings, and the surreal onion-domed mausoleums. Overnight stay at Orchha hotel.
Continue to the World Heritage site of Khajuraho, home to India's largest collection of medieval Jain, Hindu temples and Kamasutra temples. Overnight at hotel.
Set out on a morning game drive into the pristine Panna Tiger Reserve which is known for its tigers, leopards, hyenas, and wolves. Then return to Khajuraho to explore temples covered in tantric sculptures depicting everyday activities and attitudes.
This morning, you may choose to return to Panna Tiger Reserve for extended game viewing or to spend more time examining the temple carvings in Khajuraho. In the early afternoon, fly to India's spiritual capital — the holy city of Varanasi. Overnight at hotel.
Visit the river Ganges in wooden boats to watch the pilgrims taking bath, morning prayers and performing religious rituals. At the revered Buddhist pilgrimage site of Sarnath, see the ancient stone lion capital of Ashoka, a symbol of India. Observe the mysterious evening prayer ritual, or aarti (prayer) on the mighty Ganges River. Overnight at hotel.
After a free morning in Varanasi, fly to Delhi. And rest in the hotel.
Departure at the airport according to your flight schedule.
Every Itinerary is just given for an idea; it can be customized as per your wish and convenience!!