Advika Tours & Travels

Rajasthan Tour

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Do you like to travel to some ancient city, one that you watched; say in a documentary show on your television; ruins and remnants everywhere that makes you wonder how it would have been hundreds of years ago?
Would you like to explore some ancient monuments; the glory of which have been preserved by the popular legends; preserved in the cross continental history books; magnificent forts, palaces, tombs build with all the grandeur and style?
This section is devoted to some prized historic destinations located in India, encompassing historical cities, ancient forts, monuments, palaces, temples, mosques, gurudwaras, tombs and more. Some of the key destinations are given below.

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- Grand Tour Package >>
- Maharajas and Mountain Kingdoms Tour >>
- Palace on Wheel a week in Wonderland >>
- Palace on Wheels Luxury Train Tours >>
- Rajasthan Cultural Tour >>
- Rajasthan Desert Tour >>
- Rajasthan Fort Palace Tour >>
- Rajasthan Pushkar Camel Fair Tour >>
- Rajasthan Romance of Desert Tour >>
- Rajsathan Mandawa Tour >>
- Romantic Rajasthan Tour Packages >>
- Royal Rajasthan Tour >>
- Royal Rajasthan Tour Delhi >>
- Shekhawati Tour >>
- Taj & Ganges Tour >>
- Vacations in Rajasthan Tours >>

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Grand Tour Package --------------------------------------------------------------------------

Destination Covered: Delhi-Udaipur-Jodhpur-Jaipur-Agra-Khajuraho-Varanasi-Delhi
Duration: 16 Nights & 17 Days
Type: Cultural

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Day 01: Arrive Delhi
Upon arrival at Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi, meetings and assist by our representative, later transfer to hotel. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.

 

Day 02: Delhi
After breakfast, full Day city tour of Old & New Delhi. Tours to Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India - Built by Shah Jahan. Tours to the Red Fort, Visit Humayun's Tomb: built in mid 16th century this is an early example of Mughal architecture; Visit Qutab Minar, witness the India Gate, President House... The city tour ends with a visit to Laxmi Narayan Temple (Birla Mandir). Overnight at the hotel in Delhi.

 

Day 03: Delhi-Udaipur
After breakfast at the hotel you will be transferred to the Delhi airport to catch flight to India’s Romantic City – Udaipur in the state of Rajasthan. Upon arrival in the city of lakes, palaces, and rising sun – Udaipur transfer to the hotel. Freshen up and relax at the hotel. Spend rest of the day in your own individual activities. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.

 

Day 04: Udaipur
Breakfast at the hotel and then embark on full day sightseeing tours of Udaipur city. Visit the famous attractions of the city. Major attractions of the city are Lake Palace, City Palace, Jag Mandir, Saheliyon-ki-Bari, Jagdish Temple, Pichola Lake, Fateh Sagar Lake, Udai Sagar Lake, etc. Indulge yourself in activities like excursion, shopping, boat ride on Pichola Lake, etc. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.

 

Day 05: Udaipur-Jodhpur
Breakfast at the hotel and then proceed to Jodhpur – the Blue City of India. En route visit the famous Ranakpur Temples. Continue your drive to Jodhpur. Upon arrival in Jodhpur, transfer to the designated hotel. Later take an excursion to Mandore. En route visit the Mahamandir Temple. In time return back to the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel

 

Day 06: Jodhpur
Breakfast at the hotel and then embark on full day sightseeing tours of Jodhpur city. Visit the mammoth Mehrangarh Fort and explore its museum and beautiful palaces within the fort complex. Visit the Umaid Bhawan Palace & Museum. Visit the Jaswant Thada. In the evening enjoy shopping at Sardar Market. See and purchase exquisite handicrafts, beautiful jewellery, etc. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

 

Day 07: Jodhpur-Jaipur
Breakfast at the hotel and then drive to the Pink City – Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan. Upon arrival in Jaipur, transfer at the hotel. In the evening visit the Laxmi Narayan Temple which is built in white marble. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.

 

Day 08: Jaipur
After hearty breakfast in the morning breakfast proceed to Amber Fort located in the outskirt of city atop a hill. Enjoy elephant ride to ascent the fort. Return back to the city and enjoy sightseeing tours of the city. Explore the famous attractions of the city. Visit the City Palace Complex, the Hawa Mahal and the Jantar Mantar Observatory. In the evening enjoy shopping in the lively and colorful bazaars of the city or spend your time in your own individual activities. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.

 

Day 09: Jaipur-Samode-Jaipur
Breakfast at the hotel and then take an excursion to Samode. Visit the Samode Palace. Nestled in the Aravalli Hills it is a great treat to nature lovers. After lunch, visit the Durbar Hall. Return back to the hotel at Jaipur. Spend rest of the day at leisure. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.

 

Day 10: Jaipur–Agra
Breakfast at the hotel and then proceed to Agra. En route visit the deserted city of Fatehpur Sikri. Continue your drive to. Upon arrival in Agra, transfer to hotel. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

 

Day 11: Agra
Breakfast at the hotel and then full day sightseeing tours of Agra City. Visit the Taj Mahal, the Agra Red Fort, and the Itmud-Ud-Daulah Tomb. Also visit the Persian styled Mughal gardens of Dayal Bagh, Ram Bagh, and Soami Bagh. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.

 

Day 12: Agra-Khajuraho
Breakfast at the hotel. Later in time you will be transferred to the airport to board flight for Khajuraho. Upon arrival in Khajuraho, transfer to hotel. Spend rest of the day at leisure.
Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel. (Accommodation at Hotel Taj Chandela)

 

Day 13: Khajuraho
Breakfast at the hotel and then tours of Khajuraho. Visit the famous temples of Khajuraho. Explore the architecturally beautiful temple complex and see the several beautiful and erotic sculptures engraved on the wall of the temples. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.

 

Day 14: Khajuraho-Varanasi
After breakfast at the hotel proceed to Varanasi. Upon arrival in Varanasi (the city of temples), transfer to hotel. Spend rest of the day at leisure or in your independent activities.
Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel. (Accommodation at Well Maintained & Prestigious Hotel)

 

Day 15: Varanasi
In the morning drive to Daswamedh Ghat and take a boat ride on the holy rive of the Ganga to see the cremation Ghats. Return back to the hotel for breakfast. Later embark on guided Varanasi city tour. Visit the famous temples of Varanasi. Also visit the Gyanvapi Mosque and Benaras Hindu University.
Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.

 

Day 16: Varanasi-Delhi
Breakfast at the hotel and then proceed to Sarnath. Later in time you will be airport to board flight for Delhi. Upon arrival in Delhi, transfer you to hotel.
Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.

 

Day 17: Delhi–Departure
Breakfast at the hotel. In time you will be transferred to the international airport to board flight for your onward journey.

 

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We believe that Advika Tours (Travel Agency in India) trips are outstanding, but we don’t expect you to take our word for it. Many of our past guests have offered to act as references for us. If you would like to contact our past guests we encourage you to. Get in touch with our office and we’ll be happy to send you their info.

 

 

Maharajas and Mountain Kingdoms Tour ---------------------------------------------------------------


Destination Covered: Delhi-Jaipur-Pushkar-Udaipur-Jodhpur-Jaisalmer-Agra-Orcha-

Khajuraho-Chitwan National Park-Varanasi-Kathmandu
Duration: 24 Nights & 25 days
Type: Cultural

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Travel across Northern India into Nepal! Soak up exotic Rajasthan, marvel at the incredible Taj Mahal and holy Varanasi before flying off to Kathmandu and Chitwan National Park in the mighty Himalayas.

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Day 1: Arrival-Delhi
When you arrive in Delhi, you'll be collected by your private driver and taken to your hotel. You can choose from either a hotel situated about half an hour's drive from the airport or a charming hotel in Central Delhi, and ideal base to explore both the spice markets of Chandi Chowk and the modern bars of Connaught Place. Here, you can catch your breath and rest after your flight. In both hotels, you'll have a comfortable room with a private en-suite bathroom.

 

Day 2: Delhi-Jaipur
Today you'll be transferred to Jaipur by air-conditioned car, a trip which takes around 5 hours. The Pink City is a fantastic place to kick off a trip in India and during your two nights here you can relax, acclimatise, and explore. There is so much to see in this elegant and astonishing city that you could spend weeks here without getting bored. Jaipur centre is a lively mass of saris, saddhus, holy cows, spice markets, street vendors, camel carts, elephants, beggars, rickshaws, temples, forts and palaces.

In Jaipur, you'll stay in a cosy family hotel for a firsthand experience of typical Indian hospitality. Breakfast is served in the romantic English tea garden and the family will go out of their way to make your stay as enjoyable as possible. The rooms here are tastefully furnished in traditional Indian-style and several have four-poster beds.

 

Day 3: Jaipur-City tour
Today, you'll take a guided tour of this remarkable city, visiting the City Palace, the Observatory and the fairy-tale Palace of the Winds (Hawa Mahal). In the afternoon, you'll visit the imposing Amber Fort that lies just outside the city limits. From the battlements of the Amber Fort, you'll have a wonderful view of the rocky hills and the smaller walls and forts constructed by the Rajputs and the Mughals in the area.

The City Palace and the Palace of the Winds both stand in the ancient quarter of the city. The City Palace has several beautiful museums with fascinating collections. If you see the flag flying, it means that the Maharaja is in residence. The Palace of the Winds is a world-famous, pyramid-shaped building with dozens of windows. This is where the women of the royal harem could watch the processions in the street below, unseen by the masses.

 

Day 4: Jaipur-Pushkar
Today, you'll leave Jaipur and head for Pushkar, standing sleepily on the banks of a beautiful lake. You'll spend tonight in a grand palace where almost all of the rooms have stunning lake views. The palace is fantastic with a completely unique atmosphere. It has an exotic inner garden and a palm terrace providing magnificent views over the glassy lake. On the opposite bank of the lake, you'll see pilgrims bathing and, if you listen carefully, you'll hear them singing.

Pushkar is a picturesque holy town in the desert, with pastel-coloured buildings lining narrow streets. There are dozens of rooftop cafes looking out over the city towards the lake- perfect places to linger over coffee or lunch. Pushkar has been attracting long-term hippie-style visitors for many years, and they gather next to the palace every evening to watch the sunset over the lake. Wander through the twisting alleys of the old centre and take a look at the Ghats (stone staircases that lead into the water) where the pilgrims perform ritual bathing. You can take part in this ceremony too, but watch out for saddhus (priests) offering to become your spiritual guide in return for hefty sums of money. During the famous Camel Fair, usually held in November, over 25,000 camels will plod into the town to be traded by their owners, and huge crowds of pilgrims in a rainbow of colours will arrive. This is a wonderful sight to behold.

 

Day 5: Pushkar-Udaipur
Today, you'll travel to Udaipur, the most romantic town in Rajasthan. Elegant Udaipur is surrounded by green hills, a brilliant contrast to the sparkling white palaces and the blue waters of Lake Pichola. The legendary Lake Palace floats on an island in the centre of the lake, giving the town a fairy-tale feel. This palace was the winter residence of the Maharaja and featured in the James Bond film Octopussy.

 

Day 6: Udaipur City tour
You'll spend today in Udaipur - after all, you've come a long way to get here. In the morning, you'll take a city tour, visiting the City Palace with its impressive murals and mosaics and its collection of Delft Blue ware. After this, you'll visit the Jagdish Temple, where you can admire the famous Lake Palace from a distance. Once the city tour has finished, you'll be free to explore Udaipur on your own. Wander through the old town, packed with tiny shops of fabrics and handicrafts, and try your hand at haggling in the market. Take a peek into one of the many mysterious little temples and havelis. In the evening, Udaipur has a magical atmosphere, so try some delicious local food in a rooftop restaurant and watch the lake shimmer in the darkness.

 

Day 7: Udaipur-Ranakpur-Jodhpur
Today, you'll set off in the direction of Jodhpur, The Blue City, a journey of about 6 hours. On the way, you visit the striking Jain temple of Ranakpur, situated in a beautiful green valley. The enormous temple complex has 1444 pillars, with stunning decorations carved from stone. Incredibly, none of the pillars are the same. Each has been decorated in its own unique way. Jainism is a religion that originated in northeast India about the same time as Buddhism (around 400BC) and it is still popular across the country today.
In the afternoon, you'll continue on to Jodhpur. This city is the home of Mehrangarh Fort, one of the most dramatic Moghal forts in India. Here, you can wander through the narrow alleyways of the city, where rope-makers colour their warps, spice-sellers display their aromatic wares, and hairdressing salons barely stretch to the size of one square metre. The shopping hotspots are the Sojati Gate, the Tripolia Bazaar, the Mochi-ki-Gali and the Lakhara Bazaar. If you're looking for hand-woven material, head for Rajasthan Khadi Sangh. The central bell tower is a good orientation point, as you'll always manage to find your way back. You'll stay in the old part of Jodhpur at the foot of the mighty fort

 

Day 8: Jodhpur-Jaisalmer
After breakfast, you'll climb up above the city to Meherangarh Fort and enjoy the views from the massive walls over the town. The houses are all painted Brahmin blue, giving Jodhpur its nickname of The Blue City. Initially, the colour was used to signify the homes of the Brahmin caste, but now it is a trademark of the town. When the golden sunlight falls obliquely over the houses, they'll take on an enchanting indigo glow.

After visiting Meherangarh Fort, you'll cross the desert to reach the remote desert town of Jaisalmer. The journey will take around 5 hours. As you approach the town, its contours will begin to appear on the desert horizon like an amazing mirage. This sense of magic will continue to grow as you are dropped at the gates of the old fortress town, with its dozens of castellated towers. The Fort is built from sandstone, almost blending into its surrounding landscape and giving it a bewitching haziness. From the uppermost walls of the fort, you'll have a magnificent view over the desolate Thar Desert that spreads dramatically from the foot of the castle. In the distance, you'll see Sahara-style sand dunes. You can take spectacular camel safaris to the dunes, guided by a member of the camel drivers' caste.

In the evenings, you can eat in one of the small restaurants in the fort or in one of the many rooftop restaurants outside the castle walls. You'll sleep in style, staying in an authentic haveli gilded in gold.

 

Day 9: Jaisalmer
Today, you'll have time to explore magical Jaisalmer at your own pace. You can wander around the havelis, Lake Gadi Sagar, or Jaisalmer Fort. The fort has four entrances: Akhaiya Pol, Ganesh Pol, Suraj Pol and Hava Pol. You might even bump into a camel or two on your way or hear the sound of a sitar playing from inside a haveli.

Built on a hill above the city, the golden tone of its sandstone makes Jaisalmer Fort look as though it is melting into the surrounding desert.The narrow streets inside the fort are lined with shops and food stalls and scattered with Jain temples with eyecatching sculptures.

 

Day 10: Jaisalmer -Overnight train to Jaipur
You'll have most of today free to make the most of your remaining time in Jaisalmer. Then, in late afternoon, you'll take the overnight train back to Jaipur, an exciting and essential Indian experience.

 

Day 11: Jaipur
You'll arrive early this morning in Jaipur and head towards the same family hotel as earlier in your trip. You'll be welcomed back enthusiastically and after settling in and freshening up, you'll have the rest of the day free to explore more of Jaipur. Jaipur is famous for textiles and jewellery. You can find both of these in abundance in the bazaar, which is one of the biggest, and perhaps the best, in the region. Equally, the pink-meringue-like cinema in Jaipur is famous for its flambuoyant design, making it the perfect place to catch a Bollywood film during your stay. Around a 1-hour drive from Jaipur, you'll find the amusement village of Chokhi Dhani, which celebrates Rajasthani traditions with palm-readers, snake-charmers, camel drivers, elephant rides, snacks, sweets, music and dancing. This is a fun-filled way to spend a spare evening.

 

Day 12: Jaipur-Galta-Bharatpur-Fatehpur Sikri-Agra
This morning, you'll leave Jaipur and head east towards Galta, a secluded mystical spot that will leave a lasting impression on you. The Monkey Temple here is a pilgrimage site that attracts flocks of brightly-robed devotees every day. The stream that trickles out of the rocks here is reputed to be water from the holy River Ganges, although this is geographically impossible. People bathe and sing on the steps (ghats) that lead down into the pools. Their voices echo through the rocky gorge, which opens into a wider valley dotted with temples that have been overrun with monkeys. This is an exhilarating sight.

After Galta, you'll drive for another three hours before arriving in Bharatpur. This is a fascinating waterworld, criss-crossed by all sorts of dykes. Maharajas of the historic Singh family used this region as their hunting grounds, and the scenery is breathtaking. If you like, you can pedal through Bharatpur on a sturdy' Indian bike There are hundreds of rare birds in the Bharatpur wetlands, such as the rare Siberian crane. Currently, there are several tigers here, originally from Ranthambore National Park, which pounce on the waterfowl as they doze. It's unlikely that you'll see this in action, but keep your eyes peeled all the same. A few kilometres further on, you'll come to stunning Fatehpur Sikri. The great ruler Akbar set up his capital here, and built a grand city, but after only 40 years the water supply became too difficult to maintain in this dry area, so all of the inhabitants packed up and moved on. They left behind a phenomenal collection of grand temples and palaces, with the ruins of old houses standing between them. Now it is an atmospheric ghost city, full of green parrots and monkeys.We'll arrange for a guide to lead you through the forgotten city, and tell you the stories behind the monuments. After visiting Fatehpur Sikri, you'll drive on to Agra, where you'll arrive at the Lamba family home. Here, you can experience the warmth of a true Indian family, who will go out their way to make you feel at home. Mr Lamba is a retired army officer with plenty of incredible tales to tell. Of course, if you would prefer to stay in a hotel rather than a family home, we can book a hotel for a small extra charge.

 

Day 13: Agra Taj Mahal
You'll have breakfast this morning in the garden at the Lamba family home. In the early morning, you'll be taken to the Taj Mahal, a highlight of any trip to India. Standing serenely in the first light of the morning, we are sure that this stunning building will surpass all your expectations. It is one of the few buildings in the world that has the ability to move people. It was built by Shah Jahan as a token of his love for his deceased wife, and is undoubtedly the most romantic burial site in the world. After visiting the Taj Mahal, you'll have a few hours to recover at the Lamba's home and then you'll head for Agra Fort. This huge but restrained structure seems to be immersed in a dreamy atmosphere when it's bathed in the golden light of late afternoon, which slants through the pillars and galleries. From its majestic walls and through its arches, you can see the Taj Mahal, just as Shah Jahan would have done centuries ago, when he was imprisoned here by his son.

 

Day 14: Agra-Orchha
This morning, your train leaves Agra Central Station at about 8am on its way to Jhansi. You can arrange the easy transfer to the railway station at your hotel just ask at reception. After about 2½ hours (give or take a little in India), you'll arrive in Jhansi. You'll be collected at the station by a your driver, who will take you to Orchha (about 16 km away). Orchha is a charming small town of only 9000 residents and it is one of the few places in India that you can easily wander about without being approached by beggars or touts. The town is renowned for its breathtaking Ram Raja Temple, Chaturbhuj Temple and Lakshmi Narayan Temple. In the afternoon, you'll have free time to explore the town at your own pace. At the end of the day, you'll tumble into bed in your hotel and drift off to sleep, tired but contented.

 

Day 15: Orchh-Khajuraho
This morning, you'll drive on to the tranquil town of Khajuraho. In the afternoon, you'll visit the western temples of Khajuraho, principally known for their erotic images from the Kama Sutra. The temples are about 1000 years old and they are still in incredibly good condition, even though there are only 22 of the original 85 temples still left. You'll stay in a comfortable guesthouse with a great view over the temples of Khajuraho.

 

Day 16: Khajuraho-Varanasi
Today you'll be taken to the little town of Satna to catch the train to the city of Varanasi on the River Ganges. The train leaves about 8.15am, so it's a pretty early start, but you'll arrive in Varanasi a little after 4pm. The journey takes about 8 hours. When you arrive in Varanasi, you'll be greeted and transferred to a charming guesthouse that lies right on the banks of the river. The Ganges is flanked by a series of ‘ghats' – broad stone staircases leading down to the water – that stretch into the horizon. Each ghat has its own significance. The guesthouse stands close to the Assi Ghat, towards the south of the town, which is used by pilgrims during a special pilgrimage route called 'Panchatirthi Yatra'.

 

Day 17: Varanasi-Ganges boat trip and city tour
This morning, you'll make a very early start to take a boat trip on the Ganges at dawn. This is an extremely special experience and you cannot help but soak up the intensely spiritual atmosphere. You'll drift past pilgrims of all ages and classes as they perform their ritual bathing just before sunrise. After the boat trip, there's a guided walk through the old centre of Varanasi. Watch out for the holy cows in the narrow alleyways.

The rest of the day is free for you to explore. Life and death rubs shoulders here like nowhere else on earth, and the experience is very inspiring. Seeing a cremation take place on the ‘burning ghats' is something that you will remember forever. Next to the cremation ghat, you'll find kids playing cricket, cows nosing through rubbish, and women beating laundry on rocks. You'll spend another night in the guesthouse overlooking the Ganges.

 

Day 18: Varanasi-Sarnath-Overnight train to Delhi
This morning you'll head for the small town of Sarnath, which is not far from Varanasi. Sarnath is another place of pilgrimage, this time for the Buddhists. It was here that Buddha gave his first lecture. After his enlightenment in Bodhgaya, Buddha came to Sarnath to preach about the Middle Way of reaching Nirvana. After this, the religious ruler Ashoka built an enormous stupa (temple) and several Buddhist monasteries to commemorate the teaching. Each Buddhist country in the world now has its own temple, which often makes the place seems like a World Expo is being held. In contrast, the village itself is small, with a feeling of tranquillity. After you've spent a while exploring Sarnath, you'll be taken back to Varanasi, where you'll have all afternoon to wander through the city. Then, in the evening, you'll head for the train station for your overnight journey to Delhi.

 

Day 19: Delhi-Kathmandu
Early this morning, you'll arrive in Delhi, and you'll head straight for the airport to check in for your flight to Kathmandu. When you arrive in Kathmandu you'll be collected from the airport by our driver and transferred to your hotel, which is located close to the centre of the city and packed with local character.

You can spend the rest of the day recovering from the flight, settling into your hotel and freshening up for adventure. Once you have relaxed a little, you can take a look around the centre of the city to take and perhaps grab something to eat in one of the atmospheric rooftop restaurants

 

Day 20: Durbar Square in Patan-Kathmandu City tour
Today, you'll take a tour of the highlights of Kathmandu with your english-speaking guide. The sightseeing trip begins in Durbar Square, an ideal starting point from which to explore this ancient city. After this, you'll head towards the temple complexes of Swayambunath and Pashupatinath - the holiest Hindu pilgrimage sites in Nepal. Take a seat on the steps of one of the many temples, indulge in some people-watching and soak up the energetic local atmosphere. Another highlight of the tour is the trip to Bouddhanath temple, a Tibetan Buddhist monument and one of the largest stupas in the world.

By the end of the day you'll be totally templed-out, but you'll certainly have a clear idea of the important role that religion plays in Nepalese daily life. For a more detailed description of the various sights in the city, take a look at our Kathmandu Valley information page.

 

Day 21: Kathmandu-Patan-Bhaktapur-Kathmandu
Today, you'll head out of the city with your driver to explore the surrounding area of Kathmandu. Your visit will include Bhaktapur and Patan and you can opt for an excursion to Nagarkot or Dhulikhel. Patan, just south of Kathmandu is known for its many ancient squares where rice is laid out to dry and children run around playing with paper kites. You will also spot lots of old-fashioned water pumps throughout the city. It's like being in a Medieval time-warp.

 

Day 22: Kathmandu-Chitwan National Park
You'll get up early this morning, ready for the 5-hour bus journey to Chitwan National Park (paid locally) on the tourist class Green Line bus. We'll point you in the right direction to the bus station, but it is a journey that really is far easier (not to mention cheaper) to organise on the spot. However, if you would prefer, we can arrange a private transfer for you - just ask one of our travel specialists. After a short briefing about wildlife and safety in the park, you can freshen up in your quaint bungalow and grab some lunch.

In the afternoon, you'll have your first elephant safari. Perched high on the back of your gentle giant, you'll be safely out of reach of anything lurking in the tall grass. If you're lucky you'll spot a rhino, although there's a better chance of seeing them on foot on your walking safari tomorrow morning. If your trusty elephant spots a rhino, he'll sound the alarm with an almighty growl, just to let the rhino know who's boss...

 

Day 23: Chitwan National Park-Jungle walk and elephant trek
Chitwan National Park is at its most beautiful at dawn, when the early golden light seeping across the plains, giving it a mystical atmosphere. The river is even more magical at this time of day. Working elephants stride through the water, rickety ferries glide across the river, and rhinos graze contentedly in the grass. Today, you'll start off with a guided walk through the jungle, hiking along narrow paths through the forests and plains where the high grass seems almost impenetrable.

It's a little scary knowing that this long grass is the perfect hiding place for rhinos, leopards and tigers, but the experienced guides know exactly what they're doing. If a rhino gets too close, you'll be quickly directed to scramble up the nearest tree. As harmless as these animals may seem, don't underestimate them! In the afternoon, you'll take another thrilling elephant safari through the wilds of the park

 

Day 24: Chitwan National Park-Kathmandu
This morning, you'll take an exciting crocodile-spotting trip through Chitwan National Park, combined with a canoe trip along the jungle-lined river in search of more exotic wildlife. After this, your amazing wildlife experience comes to an end. You'll check out of your bungalow and begin the private car journey back to Kathmandu.

Back in Kathmandu, you can enjoy the peace and quiet of the same charming hotel that you stayed in a few nights ago, with its large inner courtyard and traditional Nepalese style decor. From the lovely roof terrace, you'll have a magnificent and sweeping view over Kathmandu. The hotel is only a ten minute walk from the centre of the city.

Please note that these activities within Chitwan National Park may take place in a slightly different order depending on weather conditions during your stay.

 

Day 25: Kathmandu-End of itinerary
Your itinerary ends after breakfast this morning, and, when the time comes, you'll head towards the airport to check in for your flight home (usually via Delhi).

Of course, you could choose to stay and explore more of Nepal. Take a look at our sister website Nepal Travel Plan for short trips and suggested itineraries in Nepal.


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We believe that Advika Tours (Travel Agency in India) trips are outstanding, but we don’t expect you to take our word for it. Many of our past guests have offered to act as references for us. If you would like to contact our past guests we encourage you to. Get in touch with our office and we’ll be happy to send you their info.


 

Palace on Wheel a week in Wonderland ----------------------------------------------------------------

Destination Covered: Delhi-Jaipur-Jaisalmer-Jodhpur-Sawai Madhopur-Udaipur Bharatpur-Agra-Delhi
Duration: 16 Nights & 17 Days
Type: Rail Tours

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Palace on Wheels on its enchanting royal journey through the by gone era of the erstwhile Maharajas. It cruises along in royal style, the kind only the Maharajas of yesteryears could have enjoyed!

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Day 01: Flight to India (New Delhi)
Around midnight arrival in New Delhi. The cosmopolitan city and capital Delhi is the main gateway for travelers. Upon arrival, you will be met by an Indo Vacations representative and transferred to the hotel.

 

Day 2: Delhi-Jaipur
Board the Palace on Wheels for the regal journey of a lifetime.

 

Day 3: Jaipur-Jaisalmer
Morning visit Amber Fort. Afternoon city tour of Jaipur also known as "The Pink City of Rajasthan". Visit Jantar Mantar Observatory; the City Palace and Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Winds. After sightseeing drive Jaisalmer. Overnight stay at hotel.

 

Day 4: Jaisalmer-Jodhpur
Morning visit Jaisalmer's magnificent havelis or merchant's houses, each richly decorated and carved from golden yellow sandstone - Patwon-ki-haveli (House of the Brocade Merchants), Salim-Singh-Ki-Haveli and Gadhi Sagar Tank. Afternoon proceed to the sand dunes on camel to view the sunset. Enjoy dinner and the cultural programmed before departing for Jodhpur.

 

Day 5: Jodhpur-Sawai Madhopur
Morning visit the majestic Meherangarh Fort and Mandor, the ancient capital of the State of Marwar. The cenotaphs of the former rulers are imposing and architecturally remarkable. After sightseeing drive Sawai Madhopur. Overnight stay at hotel.

 

Day 6: Sawai Madhopur-Chittaurgarh-Udaipur
Early morning game viewing in the Ranthambhore wildlife sanctuary by jeeps. Thereafter depart for sightseeing of Chittaurgarh, the centre of Rajput resistance against Mughal rule. The Rajput warriors on many occasions gave their lives preferring death to dishonour and surrender. After sightseeing drive Udaipur. Overnight stay at hotel.

 

Day 7: Udaipur-Bharatpur
Morning proceed for sightseeing of the one of the most romantic cities in the world, Udaipur. Visit the City Palace, the lovely Sahelion-ki-Bari Gardens, Jagdish Temple and the local folk museum. After sightseeing drive Bharatpur. Overnight stay at hotel.

 

Day 8: Bharatpur-Agra-Delhi
Upon arrival, proceed to Keoladeo Ghana Bird Sanctuary, former hunting preserve of the royal family of Bharatpur, the sanctuary is home to more than 250 different bird species. After breakfast at the Forest Lodge drive to Fatehpur Sikri. Afternoon sightseeing tour of the most perfect architectural monument in the world -The Taj Mahal. Later depart for Delhi

 

Day 9: Delhi Departure
After farewell breakfast on board disembark the train.

 

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Palace on Wheels Luxury Train Tours -------------------------------------------------------------------

Destination Covered: Delhi-Jaipur- Jaisalmer- Jodhpur- Sawai Madhopur Udaipur-

Bharatpur-Agra
Duration: 7 Nights & 8 Days
Type: Rail tours

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Book luxury train tour booking and explore the culture and heritage of North India.

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Day 1: Delhi
Delhi is a heady amalgam of the quaint charisma of the bygone years and the exhilarating ride on the wings of technology. The city has always been the center of politics and hence has several edifices of great historical significance.

 

Day 2: Delhi-Jaipur
Jaipur- the 'Pink City' was founded by Maharaja Jai Singh II in the late 17th century. The city offers an amicable blend of traditional lifestyles and modern ways.
• Arrive at Jaipur.
• Breakfast served.
• Depart for local sightseeing.
• Taste the delicacies in lunch at the Rambagh Palace Hotel.
• Depart for Jaisalmer.
• Dinner served.

 

Day 3: Jaipur-Jaisalmer
Fascinating, enchanting and amazing - that is the city of Jaisalmer! A visit to the Patwon ki Haveli is a must on any traveler's itinerary.
• Arrive at Jaisalmer.
• Breakfast served.
• Depart for local sightseeing.
• Have lunch and rest.
• Visit the sand dunes and go on a camel safari.
• Have dinner and relish the cultural programme.
• Depart for Jodhpur.

 

Day 4: Jaisalmer-Jodhpur
Jodhpur, founded by Rao Jodhaji in the mid-15th century, offers fascinating tourist attractions like Moti Mahal (Pearl Palace), Phool Mahal (Flower Palace) and Sukh Mahal (Pleasure Palace).
• Breakfast served.
• Arrive at Jodhpur.
• Depart for local sightseeing.
• Have lunch at the Umaid Bhawan Palace.
• Depart for Sawai Madhopur.
• Dinner served.

 

Day 5: Jodhpur-Sawai Madhopur
Sawai Madhopur is the town at the entrance of Ranthambhore National Park, which is famous for its lush environs, clear lakes, meandering rivers and various wild species.
• Arrive at Sawai Madhopur.
• Breakfast served.
• Visit the Ranthambhore National Park.
• Depart for Chittaurgarh.
• Lunch served.
• Arrive at Chittaurgarh.
• Depart for local sightseeing.
• Depart for Udaipur & dinner served.

 

Day 6: Sawai Madhopur-Udaipur
The "City of Lakes", Udaipur, was founded in the mid-16th century by Maharana Udai Singh. Lake Palace is the major attraction of the city.
• Arrive at Udaipur. Breakfast served.
• Depart for local sightseeing.
• Depart for Bharatpur.
• Dinner served.

 

Day 7: Udaipur-Bharatpur-Agra-Delhi
The famous bird sanctuary at Bharatpur is a haven to more than four hundred varieties of exotic birds. The fascinating city of agar boasts of Taj Mahal- the poetry in etched in marble.
• Arrive at Agra. Breakfast served.
• Local sightseeing in Agra, Depart from Agra.
• Arrive at Fatehpur Sikri. Go for local sightseeing.
• Local sightseeing at Bharatpur.
• Dinner served, Depart for Delhi.

Day 8: Delhi Departure
The journey ends in Delhi.

 

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Rajasthan Cultural Tours -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Destination Covered: Delhi-Mandawa-Bikaner-Jaisalmer-Jodhpur-Kumbhalgarh-

Udaipur-Kotah-Bundi-Ranthambore Jaipur-Agra-Delhi
Duration: 15 Nights & 16 Days
Type: Cultural

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Day 1: Arrive Delhi
Arrival in Delhi International Airport, meeting and assistance by our representative’s later transfer to hotel. Overnight stay at Delhi.

Day 2: Delhi
After breakfast, full day combine city tour of New Delhi & Old Delhi visiting Red Fort (Monday will be closed), Jama Mosque, Ghandhi Crimination, India Gate, Parliament House. President House, Humayu Tomb, Lotus Temple (Monday will be closed) and Qutub Minar. Overnight stay at Delhi.

Day 03: Delhi-Mandawa drive, 242 km/6 hours
After breakfast drive to Mandawa and on arrival, check-in at the hotel. Afternoon visit the mansions or painted havelis of Mandawa. The residences of rich merchants, who have migrated from the region, these houses have beautiful fresco paintings on their walls. You can also see the traditional lifestyle of the local people. Return to your hotel. Overnight stay at Mandawa.

 

Day 04: Mandawa-Bikaner drive, 240 kms/5 hours
After breakfast drive to Bikaner and on arrival, check-in at the hotel. Later take a tour of Bikaner, also known as the camel city. In the afternoon take a tour the Junagarh Fort, a grand structure built in the 16th century with many defensive bastions and also sees the Camel Breeding Farm. Overnight Stay at Hotel in Bikaner.

Day 05: Bikaner-Jaisalmer, Approx 310 kms/6 hours
After breakfast, proceed to Jaisalmer and on arrival, check-in at the hotel. Rest of the day free.
Overnight stay at Jaisalmer.

 

Day 06: Jaisalmer
After breakfast we leave for a daylong tour of Jaisalmer and see the beautiful Sonar Fort, with its golden walls rising from the edge of the desert. In the Jaisalmer Fort you will see beautiful mansions or havelis with balconies and windows covered by fine carved screens. There are many beautiful havelis along the narrow lanes in Jaisalmer town, which has medieval ambience. The Gadisar Lake and museum nearby are also places to visit on tours to Jaisalmer. Later take a trip to the sand dunes at Sam Village, 50 Km from Jaisalmer to see the stark beauty of the Rajasthan desert. Overnight stay at Hotel.

 

Day 07: Jaisalmer-Jodhpur, Approx 285 kms/5 hrs
After breakfast proceeds for Jodhpur and on arrival, check-in at the hotel Afternoon sightseeing tour of Jodhpur visiting Mehranarh Fort, Jaswant Thara, Umaid Bhawan Palace & Museum. Overnight stay at Jodhpur.

Day 08: Jodhpur-Kumbhalgarh, Approx 240 kms/5.5 hours
After breakfast drive to Kumbhalgarh and check-in at the hotel Afternoon visit Kumbhalgarh Fort.
Overnight stay at Kumbhalgarh.

Day 09: Kumbhalgarh-Ranakpur-Udaipur (85 kms)
After breakfast, proceed for Udaipur en-route visit Ranakpur temples. Ranakpur- Jain temples built in the 15th century are situated in the lovely valley of the Aravali. Its surrounding is quite and picturesque. Ranakpur has grand structures and beautiful sculpture. There are 1444 pillars in the temple and none of them are similar. The magic of light and shade is really awe inspiring. Surya temple and other Jain Temples are side attractions. Evening at Leisure. Overnight stay at Udaipur.

 

Day 10: Udaipur
After breakfast, full day city sightseeing tour visiting. The City Palace, Jagdish Temple, drive around Fatehsagar Lake, Nehru Island Park, Sahelion ki Bari (Queen's resort for her friends) and Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir (Folk Art Museum). Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 11: Udaipur-Kotah, Approx 287 kms/ 6 hours
After breakfast proceed for Kotah en-route visit Chittaurgarh. On arrival, check-in at the hotel. Evening visit Kotah. Overnight Stay at Kotah.

 

Day 12: Kotah-Bundi-Ranthambhore, 217 kms/4hours
After breakfast, proceed for Ranthambhore visiting en-route Bundi. On arrival, check-in at the hotel. Overnight stay at Ranthambhore.

 

Day 13: Ranthambhore-Jaipur, 180 kms/4 hours
Morning jeep safari to view the wildlife (Sanctuary remains closed from Jul. to Sep.) Afternoon drive to Jaipur and check-in at the hotel. Overnight stay at Jaipur.

Day 14: Jaipur
After breakfast full day city tour of Jaipur. In the well-planned Pink City of Jaipur, built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh, you will see the beautiful facade of the Hawa Mahal palace, the City Palace, which also contains a museum, and the Jantar Mantar astronomical observatory. In the afternoon, we take a trip to Amer Fort, 11 Km from Jaipur where you can enjoy an elephant ride to Amer Fort. Within the fort there are many palaces and royal buildings. Overnight stay in Jaipur.

Day 15: Jaipur-Agra, (Via Fatehpur Sikari) 260 kms/5.5 hours
After breakfast, proceed for Agra, Enrooted visit Fatehpur Sikri. On arrival, check-in at the hotel. In the evening leave at leisure. Overnight stay in Agra.

 

Day 16: Agra-Delhi, 207 kms/ 4 hours
After breakfast, visit Taj Mahal and Agra Fort. After visiting proceed for Delhi, evening transfer to international Airport to connect the flight for onwards destination.


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Rajasthan Desert Tour --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Destinations Covered: Delhi-Mandawa-Bikaner-Jaisalmer-Jodhpur-Jaipur
Durations: 9 Nights & 10 Days

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Highlights: So opulent is the history and culture of Rajasthan that every roadside village has its own tale of chivalry and penance to tell.

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Day 01: Delhi-Mandawa
On arrival at Delhi airport you are assisted by our representative and are driven to Mandawa. Reach Mandawa, check in at the hotel. After lunch and relaxation there will be guided tour that takes you to Mandawa town, stroll through the bustling bazaars and pick up things of your interest. Evenings there is a special program of music and dance performed by local artists, participate in the dance and feel the life of the people and their hospitality. Overnight at the hotel.

 

Day 02: Mandawa Sightseeing
Morning after a leisure breakfast we set out in the Shekhawati region an important town of the years gone by, to see number of remarkable Havelies and Castles in the nearby towns of Dundlod, Nawalgarh and Laxmangarh. These havelies are museums in themselves; you will be delighted at the sight of the numerous havelis built by the rich merchants as their residence in 18th and 19th century. Notice the village life, simple colorful people in typical Rajasthani dress particularly females adorned with heavy silver jewelry. Night at the hotel.

 

Day 03: Mandawa-Bikaner
After breakfast proceed for Bikaner, en-route visit the Tal Chhaper Sanctuary. The sanctuary is famous for its awesome population of black bucks. You will be quite thrilled to see these creatures from the close quarters, inside the park. After lunch continue your drive to Bikaner, reach and check in the hotel. Visit the impressive Junagarh Fort and the Bhandasar Jain temples famous for their architectural splendor. The evening witnesses the customary phenomenon of the desert, the beautiful sunset and a visit to National Camel Breeding Farm. Stay overnight at the hotel.

 

Day 04: Bikaner-Jaisalmer
Starting in the morning, reach Jaisalmer by noon and check in the hotel. Your safari starts for the romantic experiences of desert on the back of camel ride, visit to Sam sand dunes and watch the glorious sunset from sunset point. The climbing of sand dunes almost like small mountains is just awesome; you will have the feeling of sailing through a ferry on blue water. In the evening enjoy the folk dances, ballads and folk music performed by the talented artists under the open sky on the cool sand. You will definitely have out of the world experience, don't forget to capture these moments in your video-cam. Overnight at the desert camp, facility of oil-lamp is provided for the night as there is no provision of electricity; a unique experience in itself.

 

Day 05: Jaislalmer Sightseeing Tour
After enjoying the typical Rajasthani food in breakfast at the camp, start your journey for the city tour. Check in the hotel, keep your luggage and get ready for further adventure. Visit various attractions in the town such as the unrivaled and inhabited forts, exquisite Jain temples, beautifully carved Havelis, Palaces, Gadsisar Lake- a home to an amazing avian population. Evening free at leisure, stroll in the colorful market of Jaisalmer or just relax at the hotel luxuriating in various sports activities with the drink of your choice. Night at the hotel.

 

Day 06: Jaisalmer-Jodhpur
Continue, your tour to Rajasthan, proceed for Jodhpur. Drive through the Thar Desert to the interiors of the desert. En-route visits the beautiful small villages of Rajasthan. Travel through the village of Kheechan and further through the ancient town Osiyan and enjoy the rural life of the people. You will be amazed to know that still people live in mud houses with bare minimum facilities, finally you are in Jodhpur. Check in the hotel. Afternoon is free for the activity of your choice and later enjoys the luxurious dinner at Umaid Bhawan Palace at the same time cherishing the palace beauty. Night at the hotel.

 

Day 07: Jodhpur-Sightseeing
Morning holds much excitement for you; visit the majestic Meharangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada and the Clock Tower. You are then taken to Mandore gardens, the former capital of Marwar. You will be impressed by the spectacular panorama of cenotaphs and the hall of local heroes of the wars. Overnight at the hotel.

 

Day 08: Jodhpur-Jaipur
Early morning pay homage to the one and only Brahma Temple in Jodhpur, it is the most sacred temple in the city. After breakfast proceeds for the final destination, the city of forts and palaces- 'The Pink City of Jaipur'. Check in the hotel, after lunch start your sightseeing tour of the city. Visit the Birla temple, the high-posted Jaigarh Fort and the colossal Nahargarh Fort that holds the spectacular view of the Jaipur City. Stay for night at the hotel.

 

Day 09: Jaipur Sightseeing
Continue your sightseeing tour of the city. Take an excursion to Amber Fort; enjoy the elephant safari from the foot hill to the top of the fort. This royal ride will take you to the by gone era of rajas and maharajas. Also see various palaces, great baths and other structures inside the fort. Visit Hawa Mahal, Jal Mahal and Jantar Mantar- all captivating sight. In the evening stroll through the unending bazaars of the Pink city. Shop, hand block printed textiles, enameled blue pottery, tie and dye work from Clock Tower and Sardar Market. In evening the dinner holds lot of mouth-watering Rajasthani delicacies, try out Rajasthani cuisine at famous Choki Dani and enjoy the food servings in the typical rural atmosphere. Overnight at the hotel.

 

Day 10: Departure from Jaipur
Morning after luxurious breakfast, it’s time for, to say good bye to Jaipur City. You are transfer to the Jaipur airport for you’re onwards destination.

 

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Rajasthan Fort Palace Tour --------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Destinations Covered: Delhi-Agra-Jaipur-Pushkar-Ranthambhore-Kota-Bundi

Chittaurgarh-Bijaipur-Udaipur-Kumbhalgarh-Jodhpur-Jaisalmer-Bikaner-Mandawa-Delhi
Durations: 20 Nights & 21 Days

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Highlights: Rajasthan, a vast land of vivid divergence impels the tourists from far flown countries to plunge themselves in the culture and custom of India, and abjure themselves with amazing superfluity of the fantastic land.

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Day 1: Arrival at Delhi
You will be arriving at Delhi, the capital of India, a seat of successive dynasties and empires is now a sprawling metropolis with a fascinating blend of the past and the present. Our company representatives will receive you transfer to your hotel
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Day 2: Delhi-Agra (By Road 250 Kms/6 hr)
Morning after breakfast starts your tour for Agra. On the way enjoy the sites of a country life with cows and cattle's grazing in the fields, farmers busy plowing fields. Reach Agra in the afternoon. Agra still reflects its Mughal heritage most conspicuously. A walk down the narrow bustling streets of the city and restaurants will introduce the visitor to the wafting aroma of Mughlai cuisine. Check in at hotel and proceed for sightseeing. Visit to the most magical wonder, the Taj Mahal a magnum opus carved out of a pure white marble rightly known as the 7th wonder of the world. After Taj proceed for sightseeing to the Agra Fort and also enjoy the vision of Taj from the fort premises. Later in the evening visit Itmadullah's Tomb built by Empress Noor Jehan in memory of her father (The interiors of which are considered better than the Taj). Overnight at Agra.

 

Day 3: Agra-Jaipur (By Road 221 Kms/6 hr)
After breakfast drive to beautiful Pink City - Jaipur. Stop at Fatehpur Sikri, the deserted red sand stone city, built by Emperor Akbar is an exhilarating experience. Also visit the Bulund Darwaza, the largest gateway in the world. Reach and check in at hotel Jaipur, popularly known as the rose Pink City because of the extensive use of the pink color applied to the buildings. Jaipur thrills the soul with its massive forts, magnificent palaces, exquisite temples and lush gardens. Over night at Jaipur.

 

Day 4: Jaipur Sightseeing
Lavish breakfast at hotel. Proceed for excursion to Amber Fort in the outskirts of Jaipur. Enjoy a ride on elephants back to the fort; a magnificent view of the city down will leave you mesmerized. Proceed for sightseeing of the city- City Palace housing the Chandra Mahal, Shri Govind Dev Temple and the City Palace Museum, worth visiting sights. Jantar Mantar an observatory, Hawa Mahal a magnificent five-story structure is great masterworks. Also pay a visit to a rug factory and see the ladies at the intricate work or a gem factory and see the gem cutting and polishing process. Overnight at Jaipur.

 

Day 5: Jaipur-Pushkar (By Road 140 km/3 hr)
Proceed for Pushkar after breakfast. Reach Pushkar by noon, check in at Pushkar Palace and relax. Amongst the grandeur of Rajasthan, discover a unique gem - Pushkar, famous for a Pushkar Fair, with people coming from all over Asia to buy and sell cattle of breeds from across the world. Visit the exotic 52 bathing Ghats having their own miraculous qualities and powers of healing. Also pay a visit to temples that are scattered over the vast area total 500 in numbers. Don't forget to visit the rose garden of Rajasthan famous for its essence and is also exported throughout the world. In the evening go for a cruiser in the Pushkar Lake and enjoy the sun set. Overnight at hotel.

 

Day 6: Pushkar-Ranthambhore (By Road 240 km/6 hr)
Start early after breakfast for Ranthambhore. Reach the place and check in the jungle resort. Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve, barely 14 kilometers from Sawai Madhopur, had more Tiger sightings than any other National Park in the country. It has come to be known as "The land of the Tiger", where you can also record the footage of this majestic beast here and there. Proceed for the afternoon Safari to spot the tigers. Overnight at Ranthambhore jungle resort.

 

Day 7: Ranthambhore a Day Tour
Full day elephant safaris at Ranthambhore. Shoot the magnificent mammals in your camera like Leopards, Indian gazelle, Sambar, Nilgai (bluebull), Chital, Mongoose, which you can sight often in the woods. The copious variety of birds and water bodies can also be shorted through your camera. After lunch you are guided to Ranthambore Fort & Jogi Mahal dating back to the 10th century also see a famous second largest Banyan tree in India. Overnight at Ranthambhore jungle resort.

 

Day 8: Ranthambhore-Kota (By Road 140 km/3 hr)
After breakfast start for Kota. Rajasthan's largest industrial town well known for its Kota sarees and also for a miniature school of art which specialized in hunting scenes. Visit the City Palace and Fort and also see Rao Madho Singh Museum. Then visit Jagmandir located on the island in Kishore Sagar Lake. Go for a water cruiser by taking a paddleboat to reach the spot. Also visit the Govt. Museum and the famous gardens of Chambal and Chatter Bilas. Overnight at Kota.

 

Day 9: Kota-Bundi-Chittaurgarh (By Road 180 km/5 hr)
Breakfast at hotel. Start for Bundi, 36 km from Kota a tiny picturesque town. Visit the Taragarh or Atar Fort a magnificent edifice is a fine example of the Rajput architecture, housing some of the superb Bundi murals. Continue sightseeing by visiting Chatrasagar a fascinating picture gallery, you will be enthralled with elaborated colorful paintings on the walls depicting scenes from the 'Ragamala' 'Raaslila' - the tales of Radha-Krishna. Later visit Sukh Mahal, an underground tunnel is believed to run from the Sukh Mahal to the old palace. Proceed to Chittaurgarh. Chittaur echoes with the tales of romance and valor unique to the Rajput tradition. Visit the ruined citadel, you will be astonished to know that this fortified settlement has been ravaged thrice and each time the outcome was 'JAUHAR' -when women and children immolated themselves on a huge funeral pyre. After visiting the fort proceed to stay at the Bijapur Castle Suite. Overnight at the Castle.

 

Day 10: Bijaipur-Udaipur (By Road 180 km/5 hr)
Start for Udaipur after breakfast. Reach and check in at hotel. The city of Dawn, Udaipur is a lovely land around the azure lake, hemmed in by the lush hills of the Aravallis. Their image in the tranquil waters of the Lake Pichola is a bewitching sight. Udaipur is the jewel of MEWAR -a kingdom ruled by the Sisodia dynasty for 1200 Years. Relax in the evening. Overnight at Udaipur.

 

Day 11: Udaipur Sightseeign
Breakfast at hotel. Proceed for sightseeing tour of Udaipur City. Visit City Palace, here you will marvel at rooms with mirrored walls and ivory doors, colored glass windows and inlaid marble balconies and the Peacock Courtyard. Also visit the lovely Sahelion-ki-Bari Gardens, the Jagdish Temple and the local folk Museum. Proceed for Evening Motor launch cruise on the placid waters of Lake Pichola. Also visit the Jag Mandir Palace an island palace in the middle of the lake. Spend some time at the Jag Mandir Palace. Overnight at Udaipur.

 

Day 12: Udaipur-Kumbalgarh (By Road 100 km/2 hr)
After breakfast drive to Kumbalgarh. En-route visit the Ranakpur Temples, you will be bewitched at the temple sight with 200 pillars, none of which are alike, supporting its 29 halls. Also visit the temple of the Sun God with its erotic sculptures. Reach Kumbalgarh, check in the hotel. Lying 90-km northwest of Udaipur, the city has the attraction of the massive fort, encompassed by a 36-km long wall with 7 majestic gates and 7 ramparts. Stay overnight at the Aodhi Hotel of Kumbalgarh.

 

Day 13: Kumbalgarh-Jodhpur (By Road 150 km/4 hr)
Proceed in the morning after a typical Rajasthani breakfast and reach Jodhpur.
The city is encompassed by a high wall -10 km long with 8 gates and innumerable bastions. Relax at the hotel and visit the museum of Umaid Bhawan Palace. Overnight at Jodhpur.

 

Day 14: Jodhpur Sightseeing
Morning go for a village safari in the jeep and have a rare glimpse into the rich culture and true essence of India. Abundant wildlife (game) and memorable moments of the great desert landscape fascinates one while driving along the countryside. Afternoon sightseeing tour of Jodhpur - gateway to the desert beyond, home of the Rathors of Marwar, visits the Mehrangarh Fort, rising up a hilly scarp. You will be fascinated by miniature paintings & cradle rooms inside the palace. After this you would visit Jaswant Thada Memorial. Overnight at Jodhpur.

 

Day 15: Jodhpur-Jaisalmer (By Road 300 km/5 hr)
Proceed for Jaisalmer. Rising from the heart of the Thar Desert like a golden mirage is the city of Jaisalmer. A commanding fort etched in yellow sandstone stands, with its awesome splendor, dominating the amber-hued city. Jaisalmer, perched on the Trikuta Hill. Reach and check in at hotel. Overnight at Jaisalmer.

 

Day 16: Jaisalmer Sightseeing
After a relaxed breakfast proceed for full day sightseeing tour of the Golden City - Jaisalmer. You will be guided to Jaisalmer Fort- The oldest living Fort in the world. Also visit Patwon-Ki-Havelies, Salim-Singh-Ki-Haveli and Gandhi Sagar Tank. In the afternoon, proceed to the Sam Sand Dunes for visiting the typical Rajasthani Desert Village. View the sunset from the dunes. Overnight in the Tent.

 

Day 17: Jaisalmer to Bikaner (By Road 330 km/5 hr)
Breakfast at the camp. Continue with the safari and reach Bikaner via Nagaur. Check in at hotel. More popularly called the camel country, the city is renowned for the best riding camels in the world. You can see camel in every field- pulling heavy carts, transporting grains or working on wells, camels are the prime helpers. The wells of Bikaner - an important source of water are other attractions of the city. These are built on high plinths with slender minaret towers on each of the 4 corners and can be noticed even from a distance. Relax in the evening. Overnight at Bikaner.

 

Day 18: Bikaner-Mandawa (By Road 140 km/3 hr)
Breakfast at hotel. Proceed for Mandawa. Reach and check in at hotel. A breathtaking view of the town can be taken from the terrace of Mandawa Fort. Precious collection of arms with jade handles, traditional ceremonial costumes can be seen in the museum inside the fort. You will be amazed at the sight of the fort equipped with 51 rooms and no 2 rooms are alike. Overnight at Mandawa.

 

Day 19: Mandawa-Delhi (By Road 260 km/5 hr)
Breakfast at hotel. Take a walking tour to the painted 'havelis' of the leading business families. Though they no longer live here, the local caretakers are happy to show the visitors around. A visit to Chowkhani Haveli, Gulab Rai Ladia Haveli and Mohahanlal Saraf Haveli will leave you spellbound. Spend the major part of the day looking into frescoes. By afternoon leave for Delhi. Overnight at Delhi.

 

Day 20: Delhi
Breakfast at Delhi. Proceed for a full day tour of Old and New Delhi. A sightseeing tour of Old Delhi includes the Raj Ghat, Jama Masjid and the Red Fort, the most opulent fort of the Moghul Empire. Go for a rickshaw ride from Jama Masjid to Chandni Chowk one of the bustling bazaars of Delhi, don't forget to enjoy some of the mouth watering specialties of Delhi like Kachori (dry snacks), Kulfi (condensed ice-cream) etc. New Delhi sightseeing tour of New Delhi includes a visit to the Humayun's Tomb, the Qutub Minar, a drive along the ceremonial avenue - Rajpath, past the imposing India Gate, Parliament House, Rashtrapati Bhavan (the President's Residence). Luxuriate in the extensive lawns of India Gate. Evening hold more excitement in its stores, enjoy the sound and light music show at Red Fort depicting the stories of great Mughal Empire. Relax in the evening. Overnight at Delhi.

 

Day 21: Delhi Departure
Breakfast at hotel. Full day at your leisure free to explore the city and finish last minute shopping. Freak out at Connaught Place, Palika Bazaar. Shop some of the specialties of the city from the Government Emporiums. Enjoy the 'Dances of India Show' in the evening followed by a Farewell Dinner at the hotel. Proceed to the airport for your next destination with some splendid memories.

 

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We believe that Advika Tours (Travel Agency in India) trips are outstanding, but we don’t expect you to take our word for it. Many of our past guests have offered to act as references for us. If you would like to contact our past guests we encourage you to. Get in touch with our office and we’ll be happy to send you their info.

 

 

Rajasthan Pushkar Camel Fair Tour ---------------------------------------------------------------------

Destinations Covered: Delhi-Mandawa-Bikaner-Jaisalmer-Jodhpur-Udaipur

Pushkar-Jaipur-Agra-Delhi
Durations: 14 Nights & 15 Days

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Highlights: Rising from the heart of the Thar Desert like a golden mirage are the cities of Rajasthan - feel the zest of Pushkar Fair and camel safaris on the golden sand.

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Day 1: Delhi
Arrival in Delhi at Indra Gandhi International Airport and transfer to the hotel. At the hotel you are welcome in a most traditional way by offering garlands and sweets followed by dinner and overnight stay.

 

Day 2: Delhi Sightseeing
After breakfast proceed for sightseeing tour of Old Delhi, Visit Red Fort a huge castle built in red sand stone, just opposite to it lies Jama Masjid one of the biggest mosque in India- a worth visiting sight. Board a rickshaw ride through the bustling Chandani Chowk or Silver Street, it will be a totally a unique experience. Also walk into the teeming market place and pick out famous brocades, gold and silver jewelry and other artifacts. Continuing the tour of Old Delhi, visit Raj Ghat- cremation sight of Mahatma Ghandi. Post lunch, commenced the city tour of New Delhi. Drive past the state Government buildings designed by Lutyens, visiting Rajpath leading up from the war memorial arch India gate, up to the imposing presidential palace - the Rashtrapati bhawan. Landscaped parks and formal gardens surround old monuments all over the city. Also visit Humayun Tomb, Qutab Minar- a 5 story minaret, the other attraction of the minar is its 2000-year-old pure iron pillar that has never rusted. You will also drive through Connaught Circus and Diplomatic Enclaves. In evening, enjoy the cultural program of dance and music performed by talented artists. Overnight at the hotel.

 

Day 3: Delhi-Mandawa
Early morning drive through the colorful countryside and reach the Mandawa. The city lies in the heart of Shekawati Region, a painted arched gateway embellished with Lord Krishna and his cows, leads to the bazaar. Wonder through the streets where havelis (mansions) of rich merchants are decorated with beautiful carvings and paintings. Late in evening shop for the exquisite handcrafted items from the colorful bazaars of Mandawa. Overnight at the hotel.

 

Day 4: Mandawa-Bikaner
Drive to Bikaner and on arrival embarks upon a guided tour to the royal city. The city lies to the north of Rajasthan, on way enjoy the desert region, dotted with many sand dunes; it is just a magnificent sight. On arrival check in the hotel. Visit the most popular Camel Breeding Farm, the city is renowned for the best riding camels in the world. Watch camels nonchalantly roaming here and there in the desert. Also visit Junagarh Fort, Lallgarh Palace and the Fort Museum. Overnight stay at the hotel.

 

Day 5: Bikaner Camel Festival
Bikaner morning has lot more in its stores for you. The annual camel festival is one of the many highlights of the city. Today you will be joining the famous camel festival celebrations in the town.
Here you will be watching camel in its sporting best, camel performances are organized in the form of camel races, camel dances and camel safari, the most captivating sight. The zest is added with the cultural performances by local artisans. Luxuriate in the vast desert of Thar by taking up a camel safari, the most exciting charm of the desert. Overnight stay at the hotel.

 

Day 6: Bikaner- Jaisalmer
Travel to Jaisalmer, you will find that whole route is a vast desert area thronged with endless sand dunes and shrubs/cacti, the desert vegetation. Through your journey you will also come across the Rajasthani women folk in their colorful skirts adorned with heavy silver jewelry marching to the nearest water-head with their earthen or metal pots, a perfect sight to store in your video-cam. On arrival check in the hotel. Head towards your sightseeing tour of Jaisalmer City visiting living Forts, Gadisar Tank- also a home to diverse variety of aerial population. Also explore the rich and beautiful Havalis that shimmer against the humdrum of the desert- Sonar Kila, Patwon ki haveli, Saliom Singh ki haveli, Nathmal ji ki Haveli. Evening at leisure, enjoy the bustling bazaars of the city and shop out various handicrafts and tie/dye attires. Overnight at the hotel.

 

Day 7: Jaisalmer Sightseeing Tour
The day is free to explore the mystique of town to the fullest. Morning proceed to the Sam Sand Dunes for visiting the typical Rajasthani Desert Village. Intermix with the village population and if possible acknowledge the children with candies or chocolates, they will welcome you in most hostile way. View the sunset from the dunes; it seems as if the sky is set on fire. Return to the village for dinner amidst Rajasthani musicians playing haunting tunes. Adventure freaks can go out on a camel safari- getting the real feel of the desert on the camel back. Stay overnight at the Tent Camp.

 

Day 8: Jaisalmer-Jodhpur
Early morning, after breakfast drive to Jodhpur and on arrival check in the hotel. Enjoy a full day sightseeing tour of the city. In way you will be encounter by the desert enchantments as you approach Jodhpur. The rough barren terrain of the desert has the foliage green cactus, shrubs and Keekar trees. Explore the fascinating monuments of the city that include Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada, Umaid Bhawan and Mandore Gardens. Overnight at the hotel.

 

Day 9: Jodhpur-Udaipur
Morning embark on a drive to Udaipur- the city of lakes. Visit City Palace Museum, Jagdish Temples and the Gardens called Sahelion Ki Bari. Afternoon is at your leisure, you can either explore the colorful Bapu bazaars or can relax at hotel enjoying some recreational activities- swimming, sports activities or can enjoy the bar club with chilled beer at your side. Later in evening enjoy the welcome dinner at the hotel
City Palace and cherish the rich architectural splendor of the palace. Overnight at Udaipur.

 

Day 10: Udaipur Sightseeing
Morning after relax breakfast start your cruise to Lake Pichola. The city of Dawn, Udaipur is a lovely land around the azure lake, hemmed in by the lush hills of the Aravallis. The blue lake is a fascinating blend of sights, sound and excitement that inspire the imagination of poets, painters and writers. Go for a motor boat cruiser in the lake, amidst lies the Jag Mandir Palace on a small island, not to be missed side. Watch the sunset from the sun set point, it seems that the entire city has turned into a golden hue- the whole panorama is just breathtaking. Overnight at the hotel.

 

Day 11: Udaipur-Pushkar
Proceed to Pushkar that is reputed as one of the most sacred town for the Hindus. En-route visits Ajmer, a holy city of Musilims. Pay your homage to the famous Dargah of Sufi Saint Moinuddin Chishti surrounded by a silver railing. The whole environ is so sanctified and spiritual that it bounds you stay there for some more time. Continue your trip to Pushkar, on arrival check in into hotel, overnight stay at the hotel.

 

Day 12: Pushkar Fair
Pushkar is the only place where there is a temple dedicated to Lord Brahma. In morning after your choicest breakfast, explore the colorful Pushkar fair bustling with activity- enjoy a camel ride, indulge in tug-of-war competition, and see the local people dressed in traditional attires and local artisans performing variety of cultural programs. Later in the evening sunset visit of the Ghats through camel cart ride. Enjoy dinner at the Dunes. Overnight in the tented accommodation that will give you out of this world experience, under the open sky studded with thousands of star with continuo charm of Rajasthani folk dances and songs.

 

Day 13: Pushkar-Jaipur
Drive to Jaipur and on arrival check in the hotel. Later in the day explore Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Jantar Mantar and myriad other monuments of historical importance. After lunch proceeds for a splendid elephant ride from the foothills of Amber Hills to the top where crown the Amber Fort with its magnificent courtyards and palaces. Enjoy the awe-inspiring view of the Jaipur City from the fort. Evening at leisure, luxuriate in the bustling bazaars of the city and intermix with the local life. Enjoy typical Rajasthani Cuisine at famous Choki Dani with its non-stop delicacies- Dal Bati, Churma, Bajare Ki roti. Overnight at the hotel.

 

Day 14: Jaipur-Agra
Early morning leave for Agra, en-route buzz off towards Fatehpur Sikri. By early afternoon reach the abandoned city built by the Mughal emperor Akbar. The entire city is contrived out of red sandstone. The sights of the Buland Darwaza, Panch Mahal, Diwani-aam and Jodi Bai's palace are just worth visiting sight. Later in afternoon continue your journey to Agra and reach the city by evening. Relax at your hotel for some time, thereafter freak out in the local bazaar to see the lifestyle of the people and for purchasing items of your choice. Overnight at a hotel.

 

Day 15: Agra-Delhi
The morning holds lot of excitement for you. You will be overwhelmed at the panorama of the Taj Mahal basking in the rays of the morning sun. The intricate designs and elegant dome of this monument of love will certainly cast a spell on you. Enjoy the horse cart ride up to the gate of Taj as private vehicles are not allowed after a certain point. Then you will be guided to the Agra Fort, another architectural marvel of the Mughals that holds the vista of glorious Taj from its premises. After lunch proceed for tomb of Itimad ud Daulah and a small excursion to Sikandra, the tomb of the Akbar the Great. Early evening drive back to Delhi to take a flight to your onward destination.

 

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Rajasthan Romance of Desert Tour ----------------------------------------------------------------------

 

Destination Covered: Delhi-Agra-Jaipur-Udaipur-Jodhpur-Jaisalmer-Bikaner-

Mandawa-Delhi
Duration: 13 Nights & 14 Days
Type: Historical

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Day 1: Arrival Delhi
Arrive Delhi-Assistance on arrival and transfer to hotel.

 

Day 2: Delhi
Morning combined sightseeing tour of Old and New Delhi visiting Qutab Minar, India Gate (War memorial), Lakhsmi Narayan Temple (a Modern Hindu Temple), drive past president's Estate, Parliament House and Secretariat builders. Also visit Raj Ghat and Shanti Van, the cremation sites of Mahatma Gandhi and Jawarlal Nehru, Jama Masjid and drive past the Red Fort and Chandni Chowk.

 

Day 3: Delhi-Agra
Morning drive to Agra, on arrival checks in at hotel. Afternoon city sightseeing tour visiting the world famous Taj Mahal, built by the Moghul Emperor Shahjehan in 1630 for his queen Mumtaz Mahal to enshrine her mortal remains Later visit the Agra Fort containing the Pearl Mosque and the Hall of Public and Private Audience. Also visit Itmad-up-Dau's tomb, built by Noorjehan in memory of her father. Over night at the hotel

 

Day 4: Agra-Jaipur
Morning drive to Jaipur enroute visiting Fatehpur Sikri built by Emperor Akbar in 1569 to commemorate the birth of his son and later abandoned due to scarcity of water. Visit the remains, it fortifications within the city including Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chisti, Panch Mahal and other palaces. On arrival check-in at hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

 

Day 5: Jaipur
Morning excursion to Amber Fort the ancient capital of the state until 1728 and see the Sheesh Mahal or the Hall of Victory glittering with mirrors, Jai Mahal and temple of Kali. Ascend, on elephant back, the hill on which the fort is situated. Afternoon city sightseeing tour, Jaipur the capital of Rajasthan was given a colour of pink a century ago in honour of a visiting Prince. Ever since, it has retained the colour. Built by Maharaja Jai Singh, the notable astronomer, this city is 260 years old. Visit maharaja's City Palace of winds. Overnight at the hotel.

 

Day 6: Jaipur-Udaipur
Morning drive to Udaipur- an oasis in the desert state of Rajasthan enroute visiting the Jain temples at Ranakpur, superbly preserved in a near-perfect condition for over 500 years. The most attractive features are the 29 halls of the temple, which have 1444 pillars of which no two are like. Arrive Udaipur and transfer to hotel. Night stay in Udaipur.

 

Day 7: Udaipur
Morning city sightseeing tour. Built in 1559 A.D. by Maharaja Udai Singh, the city has been described as the most romantic spot on the continent of India by Col. James Todd. Visit the City Palace museum, the Jagdish temple, Sahelion Ki Bari (Queen’s resort for their friends) Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir (Folk art museum) and the Pratap Memorial. Afternoon leisure. Overnight at the hotel.

 

Day 8: Udaipur-Jodhpur
Drive for Jodhpur after breakfast. On arrival check in at hotel. Overnight at the hotel

 

Day 9: Jodhpur
Morning city sightseeing tour. Jodhpur, stronghold of the fierce Rathore clan, was founded in 1459 by Prince Jodha. Visit the Mehrangarh Fort, situated on a low sandstone hill. Within the fort, visit Moti Mahal and Phool Mahal. Also visit Jaswant Thada, an imposing marble cenotaph, built in memory of Maharaja Jaswant singh II around 1899 and Umaid Public gardens. Overnight at the hotel.

 

Day 10: Jodhpur-Jaisalmer
Morning drive to Jaisalmer, on arrival checks in at the hotel. Overnight at the hotel

 

Day 11: Jaisalmer
Morning city sightseeing tour. Throbbing in the heart of the Thar, the burnished sandstone, is an intricately molded wonderland in place of a barren land, today stands a city of gilded magic. The origins of Jaisalmer go back to the 12th century, when Rawal Jaisal abandoned his old fort at Ludarwa and laid the foundation of a new city. Visit the magnificent fort the Patwon Ki Haveli (Mansion) and Salim singh Ki Haveli, whit their carved balconies and brackets which are supreme examples of the art. Evening camel ride to visit Sam Dune.

 

Day 12: Jaisalmer-Bikaner
Morning drive to Bikaner. On arrival check in at the hotel. Afternoon city sightseeing tour. Bikaner is named after its founder Rao Bikaji in 1488. But long before this, the city was trade center on the caravan routes from Africa and West Asia. Bikaner's dominant features are rippling sands and abundant sunshine. The city stands on an elevation, enclosed by a 7 Kms wall, which can be entered from 5 gates. Bikaner City is bolstered by imposing walls and has a 16th century fort housing old palaces, temples and mosque. Founded by Raja Rai Singh the fort is distinguished by its long range of 37 pavilions, a line of balconies and aerial windows of varying designs. Also visit Lallgarh Palace, the museum, Bhanda Sagar Jain and Deshnoke Rat temple. Overnight at the hotel.

 

Day 13: Bikaner-Mandawa
Morning drive to Mukandgarh/Mandava, on arrival checks in at the hotel. Afternoon visit Mandava, found in 1755 by Thakur Nawal Singh and still the home of his descendants, has beautiful frescoes, havelis and mansions. Mandawa castle one of the finest castles of Rajasthan, is now a hotel and house of collection of armories, costumes of ancestors, canons from 1820 ancient coins, numismatic collection and many other interesting items, preserved in a museum.

 

Day 14: Mandawa-Delhi Departure
Drive for Delhi, Arrive Delhi and transfer to Airport for onward Journey

 

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Rajasthan Mandawa Tours ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------

 

Destination Covered: Delhi-Mandawa-Jaipur-Agra-Delhi
Duration: 04 Nights & 05 Days

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Day 1: Arrive Delhi-Mandawa (Approx 260 Kms and 6 Hrs.)
Arrival in Delhi International Airport, meeting and assistance by our representatives later on Drive to Madawa. Upon arrival at Mandawa transfer to hotel and have lunch. After having lunch proceed for sightseeing tour of Mandawa-the semi desert area of Shekhawati region, famous for its painted Havelis and Open-Air Painting. After visiting back to hotel. Dinner and overnight at hotel.

 

Day 2: Mandawa-Jaipur (Approx 151 Kms and 3 Hrs)
Breakfast at the hotel, after breakfast drive to Jaipur. Upon arrival at Jaipur transfer to hotel and have lunch. After having lunch visit City Palace and Wind Palace. After visiting these places back to hotel. Dinner and overnight at hotel.

Day 3: Jaipur
Breakfast at the hotel, after breakfast proceeds for full day sightseeing in Jaipur. Visit Amber Fort .Enjoy an Elephant ride from the base of the Fort to its premises. After that transfer to hotel and have lunch, after having lunch visit the, Birla Temple and Jantar Mantar.In the evening free for own activities, shopping and rest. Dinner and overnight at hotel.

Day 4 Jaipur-Agra (Via Fatehpur Sikari) (Approx 260 Kms and 6 hrs.)
Breakfast at the hotel, after breakfast transfer to Agra by surface. Enrooted visit Fatehpur Sikri. Upon arrival at Agra check in at hotel and have lunch. After having lunch visit Agra Fort. After visiting back to hotel. Dinner and overnight at hotel.

 

Day 5: Agra-Delhi (Approx 203 kms and 4 hrs.)
Breakfast at the hotel, after breakfast visit the Taj Mahal. After visiting transfer to hotel and have lunch. After having lunch transfer to Delhi by surface. Upon arrival at Delhi transfer to hotel and take dinner. After dinner transfer to Delhi International Airport to connect the flight for onwards destinations.

 

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Romantic Rajasthan Tour Packages ----------------------------------------------------------------------

 

Destination Covered: Delhi-Mandawa-Bikaner-Jaisalmer-Manwar-Luni-Mount Abu-Udaipur Pushkar-Samode-Jaipur-Delhi
15 Days & 14 Nights
Type: Cultural

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Highlights: Rajasthan tours are always warm and enticing, as it is a land of eternal melange. Rajasthan tourism offers you a resplendent display of destinations and experiences that one will cherish throughout his life.

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Day 1: Delhi Sightseeing
Received by our representative at the New Delhi airport and transfer to hotel. After breakfast, your guided tour will take you to explore the treasures of Delhi City. You will be fascinated by the famous monuments of the Red Fort, the Jama Masjid, and Qutub Minar. The vast lawns and green gardens around Rajghat and the India Gate will certainly tranquilize your weary eyes. The brilliance of the Mughal Gardens, in the premises of Rashtrapati Bhavan will leaves you spell bind. You are also taken to the magnificent Lotus Temple as well as the Birla Mandir. Evening enjoys the Folk and Tribal dances of India at Paris Anjuman Hall. Overnight at hotel.

 

Day 2: Delhi-Mandawa
Drive to Mandawa, an erstwhile fort of Rajput king. Check in to the hotel. The guide takes you to the exquisite village of Shekhawati; here you will be overwhelmed at the sight of the beautiful havelis built in 18th and 19th century. The paintings of deities whom the people worship are worth watching. Walk down the bazaar streets and pick up handicrafts as souvenirs. Also see the painted houses in the region.
Overnight at the hotel.

 

Day 3: Mandawa-Bikaner
Drive to the city of the best breed camels in the world. Visit the Camel Breeding farms, Junagarh Fort, Lallgarh Palace and Fort Museum. The magnificent palace is fabricated in red sandstone and marble is embellished with mirror work, exquisite carvings and paintings, definitely a worth visiting sight.
In the evening you are free to wander in the busy market area. Enjoy shopping at the King Edward memorial the main shopping hub offering diverse variety of products of all ranges; also shop the mouth watering delicacies of Bikaner (spicy snacks and sweets). Stay in a hotel overnight.

 

Day 4: Bikaner-Jaisalmer
Morning depart for Jaisalmer. The morning hours will be spent in a spectacular visit to the Jain temples inside the Sonar Quila. The palace inside this fort abode a museum showcasing a rich collection of robes and artifacts from the royal family of Jaisalmer. Afterwards, you are guided to the Patwaon ki haveli, the carved archways and intricately designed latticed windows are worth appreciating. The Gadisar Lake will offer you some memorable views. Later in afternoon you will be visiting the beautiful Khuri village. Ride on a camel to reach the sunset point to enjoy the sunset. Your stay is arranged in a unique mud accommodation that will definitely give you an out of this world experience, later in the evening the performance of the local artists and musicians will surely captivate you. Over night at hotel.

 

Day 5: Jaisalmer-Manwar
Depart for Manwar. Stay in a tented camp in the middle of the desert. Explore the place on camel back. Visit a typical village of Rajasthan and enjoy a traditional meal there. Manwar offers a unique accommodation of camp with 20 deluxe tents. Enjoy the hospitality offer by the natives there and the beauty and comfort in the tent with the added charm of folk dance and music. Nights are at the camp.

 

Day 6: Manwar-Luni
Depart for Luni. Check in at the Palace Hotel and be the special guests of the royal family. Enjoy a horse safari or a jeep safari to Fort Chanwa and also wander in the village around the fort. You will be wonder struck at the magnificent sight of Chanwa Fort a masterwork of grace and symmetry in Indian architecture. Overnight stay at the palace hotel.

 

Day 7: Luni-Jodhpur
Next morning after breakfast proceed for Jodhpur. After reaching, check in the hotel. Head towards the guided tour of Jodhpur City. Mandore gardens, the former capital of Marwar, the view of the amazing memorial and the hall of local heroes of the wars is thoroughly captivating. Visit the grandeur of the Umaid Bhawan Palace, Mehrangarh fort and Jaswaqnt Thada. Evenings at leisure, walk along the flourishing spice market here, you are left fascinated by the aroma of the opulent variety of spices. Enjoy shopping at Jodhpur, go for famous tie and dye work, hand woven carpets, leather shoes with embroidery work, and puppets from the Girdikot and Sardar Market.

 

Day 8: Jodhpur-Mount Abu
Drive to Mount Abu in the morning, Rajasthan's only hill station perched at an altitude of 1200metres. Visit the famous Delwara Jain temples and enjoy the exquisite carving of the temples dating back to the 11th century. Evenings at leisure, you can freak around in the town or can luxuriate in the recreational activities at hotel. Over night at hotel.

 

Day 9: Mount Abu Sightseeing Tour
Morning after typical Rajasthani breakfast visit the exquisite Garumukh Temple; enjoy the intricate carvings at the temples. Later in the evenings take a cruiser to a picturesque Nakki Lake and enjoy boating in the blue water also view sunset at the Sunset Point. Night at the hotel.

 

Day 10: Mount Abu-Udaipur
Morning reach Udaipur, check in the hotel. Your day trip to the city includes a visit to City Palace, the largest Palace museum of Rajasthan. Take a walk through the colorful Bapu Bazaar and enjoy shopping the delicate silver Jewelry and tie and dye fabrics for which the city is famous. Towards sunset proceed to a cruise on Lake Pichola, and visit the Jag Mandir Palace amidst the lake, the picturesque beauty of the palace will take your breath away. Overnight at the hotel.

 

Day 11: Udaipur Sightseeing
Today you will be undertaking a complete sightseeing tour of the city. Visit the 300-year-old Jagdish Temple and the Royal Cenotaphs of the Rajput kings the Pratap Memorial, a bronze statue of the chivalrous hero, Maharana Pratap riding on the horseback will definitely cherished by you. Also visit Sahelion-ki-bari, luxuriate some time in this embellishing garden where royal ladies use to bask in the green lawns and blue waters. In afternoon visit Fatehsagar Lake and go for a motor boat cruiser.
Evenings drive to Pushkar, overnight at the Pushkar City.

 

Day 12: Pushkar Sightseeing
Morning after breakfast get ready for your day excursion to Pushkar city. Pushkar retains its sacredness, as Lord Brahma (the Creator) and Saraswati his wife fulfilled a ritual in the lake here. Pay your homage to the divine Brahma temple of the world and also socialize with the local life in the colorful bazaars. If it is the month of October/November then you are lucky to enjoy the world famous cattle fair of Pushkar.
Towards the sunset visit the Pushkar Lake and 52 bathing "Ghats" and numerous temples surrounding the lake, also enjoy the sunset view from the lake. Overnight at the hotel.

 

Day 13: Pushkar-Samode
Drive to Samode Palace. The palace retains its erstwhile ambience and charm. Samode palace has now been converted into a heritage Hotel. Check in the Samode Palace Hotel. Samode a small village near Jaipur is famous for its beautiful Samode Palace and garden. You will be wonder struck at the building structure of the exquisite Diwan-I-Khas that still adorned with original paintings and mirror work. During the day, a camel ride through the Samode village and the adjoining countryside is a good idea. Camel ride in Rajasthan is the best way to relax on a sunny morning. Evening hold lot more in its treasures, the hotel organizes a musical evening of folk dances and songs performed by the local artisans. Overnight at the hotel.

 

Day 14: Jaipur Sightseeing
Morning proceed for Jaipur City, after reaching check in the hotel. The guide shall meet you at the hotel to take you to the Pink City tour. Visit the impressive Amber Fort 12 km from Jaipur. At the foothill, mount on the elephant for the slow but steady climb up to the main gate. The ride will lead you to the bygone era of Rajaput Kings. After lunch drive to the Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar, City Palace and the in-house Museum. Walk along the bazaars of the "Pink City" and enjoy the colorful life of the city. You will be amazed at the sight of the men and the women folk dressed in the most colorful way, especially ladies adorned with heavy silver jewelry. Enjoy the typical Rajasthani Thali (food) with non-stop servings. Overnight at the hotel.

 

Day 15: Jaipur-Delhi
Morning after breakfast leave the pink city and drive back to Delhi. After arriving Delhi, on way to airport visit Chatterpur Temple, the most beautiful temple dedicated to Goddess Durga, pay your homage at the temple and drive to the airport to board flight for your onward destination.

 

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Royal Rajasthan Tour ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

 

Destinations Covered: Delhi-Jaipur-Jodhpur-Udaipur-Jaisalmer-Bikaner
Durations: 9 Nights & 10 Days

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Highlights: Visit Rajasthan the land of Maharajas and explore the hidden treasures of great Thar Desert.

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Day 01: Delhi-Jaipur (250 km, 06 hours)
Arrive at Indra Gandhi International Airport. Receiving and assisting at the Airport. Transferring to the hotel booked. On arrival the guest will be welcomed in a traditional way by putting a Tilak a red color mark on the forehead with some sweets and a welcome drink. After breakfast drive to Jaipur. Reaching your destination arrive and check in at hotel.

 

Day 02: Jaipur Sightseeing
Full day sightseeing of Jaipur City. The tour starts with the exhilarating excursion to Amber Fort crowning at top of the hill. A royal ride on elephant up to the hill will take your imagination in the world of kings and Nawabs. Visit the Jagmandir or the hall of victory, Jaimahal amidst the center of the lake is adorned with the exquisite mirror work and abstract inlay design, and also a visit to a Temple devoted to Goddess Kali. In the afternoon half-day city sightseeing tour visiting Maharaja's City Palace - museums housing paintings, royal dresses and typical Rajasthani handicraft. Drive past Hawa Mahal or the Palace of winds through the rose - pink structures, the official buildings and the market places of Jaipur and the observatory. In evening enjoy shopping at Japur's known shopping hubs famous for tie-dye fabrics and hand made crafts. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

 

Day 03: Jaipur-Jodhpur (320 km, 07 hours)
Morning drives to Jodhpur, arrive and check in at Hotel City Palace. Your day trip starts through the flourishing spice market here; you will be captivated by the aroma of the rich variety of spices. You are then taken to Mandore gardens, the erstwhile capital of Marwar. The view of the fabulous cenotaphs and the hall of local heroes of the wars are quite poignant. You drive back to Jodhpur to relish the splendor of the Mehrangarh Fort, Umaid Bhawan Palace the present residence of the king of Jodhpur, Jaswant Thada, and Clock Tower. Back to your hotel to retire for the night.

 

Day 04: Jodhpur-Udaipur (260 km, 07 hours)
After breakfast drive to Udaipur, en-route visit 15th century Ranakpur Jain Temple dedicated to the first Jain Prophet Rishaba Ji. You will wonder that the temple is built of pure white with 80 domes supported by 1444 different carved pillars. Continue your drive to Udaipur arrive and check in at hotel Jagat Niwas Palace. After lunch sightseeing tour of the city, visiting City Palace Museum, Jagdish Temples and the Gardens called Sahelion Ki Bari. Towards sunset proceed on a cruise on Lake Pichola, and visit the Jag Mandir Palace. Evening at your leisure, you can either explore the colorful Bapu bazaars or can relax in hotel room.

 

Day 05: Jodhpur-Udaipur (260 Kms, 07 hours)
After breakfast drive to Udaipur, enroute visit 15th century Ranakpur Jain Temple dedicated to the first Jain Prophet Rishaba Ji. The temple is built of pure white with 80 doms supported by 1444 different carved pillars. Continue your drive to Udaipur arrive and check in at hotel Jagat Niwas Palace.

 

Day 06: Udaipur-Jaisalmer
Morning drive to Jaisalmer, established by King Jaisal in 1156 AD. This frontier town is today one of Rajasthan's best-loved tourist destinations. Overnight at Jaisalmer en-route visit Ossion 7th century Jain Temple. Arrive and check in at hotel Jaisal Palace. Rising from the heart of the Thar Desert like a golden mirage is the city of Jaisalmer. In the afternoon you visit its living Havelis native to various traders and Gadisar, drive to Bara Bagh (royal cenotaphs), Ladhurva Jain Temple.

 

Day 07: Jaisalmer Sightseeing
After a relaxed breakfast proceed for full day sightseeing tour of The Golden City - Jaisalmer. It is in the heart of the Great Indian Desert. Its temple, fort and palaces are all built of yellow stone. Visit Jaisalmer Fort 80 meters above the plains with thousands of inhabitants. Visit several Jain Temples, Palace within the Fort. In the afternoon, proceed to the Sam Sand Dunes for visiting the typical Rajasthani Desert Village. View the sunset from the dunes; it is just a magnificent sight it seems as if the sky is set on fire. Return to the village for dinner amidst Rajasthani musicians playing haunting tunes. Adventure freaks can go out on a camel safari- getting the real feel of the desert on the camel back. Stay overnight in the Tent Camp.

 

Day 08: Jaisalmer-Bikaner
After breakfast drive to Bikaner founded by Rao Bika in 1488 AD arrive and check in at hotel. Afternoon visit Junagadh Fort - constructed between 1588 and 1593 by Raja Rai Singh. The fort has a 986-m long wall with 37 bastions & two entrances, Bhand Sagar Temple - The 16th century Jain temple, Camel Breeding Farm - a unique experience where you can ride on a camel & have perhaps the first taste of camel's milk. Relax in the evening. Bikaner retains the medieval splendor that pervades the city's lifestyle. The city is renowned for the best riding camels in the world; the ship of the desert is an inseparable part of life here. Over night stay at the hotel.

 

Day 09: Bikaner-Delhi
Morning drive to Delhi. The royal barricaded city with a timeless appeal. This Royal walled city is a part of the desert tourist and lies on the northern tip of the triangle. On Arrival, check in the hotel.
After getting fresh up and having lunch, the tour starts with sight seeing at Old Delhi. Visit the bygone center of Mughal Power, Old Delhi treasures ancient monuments, confined streets and buzzing markets. Visit the Red Fort a colossal in red sandstone, built in 1648, the Jama Masjid, the foremost mosque in India with its magnificent architecture was complied by by Shah Jahan who also contrived the great marvel of beauty the 'Taj Mahal', and the Raj Ghats, memorial to Mahatma Gandhi. In evening you can luxuriate in Chandni Chowk, a great shopping hub and an eating joint. Night stay at hotel.

 

Day 10: Delhi-Departure
Morning sightseeing tour of New Delhi - drive past the imperial government buildings of the British Era, including the India Gate & the Presidential Palace, Parliament House. Continue to enthrall your emotions is the majestic Humayuns tomb and the 5 layer magnificent towering minaret of Qutab Minar. Departure to airport for your ford ward destination.

 

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Royal Rajasthan Tour ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

 

Destination Covered: Delhi-Agra-Bhandarej-Ranthambore-Kota-Bundi-Chittorgarh-

Pushkar-Jodhpur-Jaisalmer-Bikaner-Mandawa-Delhi
Duration: 16 Nights & 17 days
Type: Adventure

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Rajasthan is the land of romance and chivalry of legendary Rajput rulers whose tales of valour, patriotism and love has passed into folklore. Enjoy the Royal Rajasthan tour in the forts, havellis.

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Day 01: Flight to India (New Delhi)
Around midnight arrives in New Delhi. The cosmopolitan City and capital New Delhi is the main gateway for travelers. Upon arrival, you will be met by an Indo Vacations representative and transferred to the Hotel.

 

Day 02: Old - New Delhi
This morning is at leisure. In the afternoon we have sightseeing in Old Delhi. We take a Rickshaw Ride parallel to the Red Fort through the old city and famous Silk Road and Silver Bazaar. Sightseeing of Old Delhi includes "Rajghat", the site where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated and Jama Masjid, the great mosque of old Delhi. Today we also visit the famous "Humayun Tomb" which is the first substantial example of Mughal architecture in India and "Qutub Minar" which is 71 meter high and consists of five stories. In 1199 work began on this tower which was intended to be the most glorious tower of victory in the world. Before we proceed to the Hotel we drive through the embassy area in New Delhi where we visit the India Gate and see some impressive Government Buildings and Embassies.

 

Day 03: New Delhi - Agra (about 180 km)
In the morning we drive to Agra. Arrive in Agra in the afternoon.

 

Day 04: Agra
We start today our sightseeing by a visit to the Agra Fort, built by three of the greatest Mughal emperors. The construction of this massive structure began in 1565 under Akbar's reign and continued till the time of his grandson's reign, Shah Jahan who built the impressive imperial quarters and mosque. After the visit of Agra fort, we proceed to visit the most beautiful monument of India, the Taj Mahal, an enduring monument to love, with a continually fulfilling beauty. It was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan between 1631-52, as a tomb and memorial to his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal (Jewel of the Palace), who died at the age of 39 giving birth to her 14th child. We spend enough time at Taj Mahal to take this impressive memory home. After the visit of Taj Mahal we have a look at the famous fine marble inlay work which is still being done in Agra by the descendants of the families of builders and artists of the Taj Mahal.

 

Day 05: Agra - Bhandarej (about 175 km)
Today we leave Agra, drive through a series of fields, small towns and villages in direction of Bhandarej. Enroute we make a stop and visit Fatehpur Sikri, which was once an imperial capital frozen in time, constructed by Akbar the Great in the 16th century. This wonderful city constructed by red sand stones was abandoned as abruptly as it had been built. It has been generally stated that it was due to failing in the water supply. Late evening arrival at the palace Hotel of Bhandarej which has a blend of Mughal and Rajputana architecture. The Bhandarej palace has courtyards, arched windows, traditionally painted verandahs and front lawns. The nearby Bhangarh village with its temples and historical sites has a history which dates back to 11th century. Rest of the day at leisure. At the dinner time local dances will be performed in the palace.

 

Day 06: Bhandarej - Ranthambore (about 120 km)
Today after the breakfast we leave for Ranthambore. Ranthambore is well known for the world famous Ranthambore National park. After a break and refreshment at our hotel in Ranthambore we will explore the park. Ranthambore National Park is surrounded by the Vindhyas and the Aravali mountains and covers an area of 392 square km. The Tiger remains the biggest attraction of the Ranthambore National Park.

 

Day 07: Ranthambore - Kota (about 135 km)
In the early morning we again explore the park. After the Jungle Safari and perhaps with the memories of our encounter with tiger we leave for Kota. The town of Kota was once the part of the erstwhile Rajput kingdom of Bundi. In Kota we will visit the city fort and palace, this type of fort-palace complex is one of the largest to be found in the state of Rajasthan.

 

Day 08: Kota - Bundi (about 38 km) – Kota
Today we have an excursion to the fort city of Bundi. Bundi is most famous for its baoris (step wells) as there are many impressive ones. On the top of the hill is majestic Taragarh Fort of Bundi, the interesting fort is worth exploring for hours. The fort has many reservoirs, which are annually emptied flooding the streets leading down to the city. After the whole day excursion we return to Kota in the evening.

 

Day 09: Kota - Chittorgarh (about 140 km)
After an early breakfast we drive to Chittorgarh. The Chittorgarh Fort is the indomitable pride of Chittor. The fort is massive structure with many gateways built in 7th century AD, perched on a height of 180m hill and sprawls over 700 acres.

 

Day 10: Chittorgarh - Pushkar (about 200 km)
Today we leave Chittorgarh and drive to Pushkar. Pushkar being one of the most religious places for Hindus has the atmosphere of an ancient religious town. The only temple of God Brahma is in Pushkar thus making Pushkar an important pilgrimage city for Hindus. Pushkar has become famous in the world due to its Pushkar Festival which takes place in the month of November when the whole of Pushkar is transformed into a spectacular fair ground where thousands of pilgrims come to bath in the holy water of Pushkar lake and the biggest cattle and camel markets take place here where Farmers, breeders and camel traders buy and sell. (If this tour takes place during the time of Pushkar Festival we spend 2 nights stay in Pushkar instead of one and therefore the duration of this Tour will be extended for one more day making it an 18 days tour.)

 

Day 11: Pushkar - Jodhpur (about 220 km)
Early morning, after the breakfast we leave the holy city of Pushkar and drive to Jodhpur. The city was once the capital of the princely state of Marwar (Land of death). Jodhpur is the second largest city in Rajasthan. Jodhpur is also known as the blue city as most of the houses of the old city are painted blue. The old city is surrounded by a huge 10 km long wall which has 101 bastions and seven gates. Jodhpur lies on the once strategic Delhi-Gujarat trading route and the marwaris got benefit from the passing traffic of opium, copper, silk which was traded to China. We will visit the Mehrangarh Fort (majestic fort). Mehrangarh Fort was built on a steep hill and is among the best in India with exquisitely latticed windows in residential apartments within. We also visit the Jaswant Thada, a royal cenotaph built in white marble. After the sightseeing we have a walk through the Bazaars of Jodhpur.

 

Day 12: Jodhpur - Osian - Jaisalmer (about 290 km)
Today we drive through the desert and proceed for Jaisalmer via Osian. Osian is a great center of Hindu and Jain religions. The oldest Temple here was constructed in 1178 AD. In medieval times Jaisalmer prosperity was due to its location on the main trade route linking India to Egypt, Arabia, Africa and the West. Jaisalmer is a marvel of beautiful culture and this city remains one of the most exotic cities not only in Rajasthan but in the whole of India. We have the rest of the day at leisure and therefore enough time to relax.

 

Day 13: Jaisalmer
Sightseeing of the medieval city of Jaisalmer. Jaisalmer's crenellated golden sandstone walls and its narrow streets lined with exquisitely carved buildings make this city unique. Jaisalmer is famous for its carved havellis (grand mansions). We have a walk through the old city and visit the Fort and the Jain temple. In the afternoon we drive around 40 km. Away from Jaisalmer to Sam dunes where we enjoy the sunset before we drive back to Jaisalmer.

 

Day 14: Jaisalmer - Bikaner (about 330 km)
Today early morning we drive through the desert and proceed for Bikaner. After a short break in Bikaner we visit the Junagarh Fort (1571-1611 AD) constructed of red sandstone and marble with kiosks and balconies embellishing the structure at intervals. This imposing Fort and its palaces are an unforgettable experience for us.

 

Day 15: Bikaner - Mandawa (about 190 km)
After having our Breakfast we take leave from Bikaner and we drive to Mandawa in the Shekhawati region. Arrival in Mandawa in the evening. Shekhawati lies in the north east region of Rajasthan and is the homeland of marwaris. The marwaris form one of the most important merchant and business groups in India; they developed their business acumen on the trade routes between Delhi and the coast between India and Central Asia.

 

Day 16: Mandawa - Delhi (about 250 km)
In the morning we visit the grand havellis of the Shekhawati area. The marwaris enjoyed protections by Maharajas and many of them built grand havellis. The havellis are mansions, elaborately and attractively decorated with a strong main entrance. The walls are often covered with murals, local legends and religious scenes from Hindu Mythology. After the visit of Shekhawati area we proceed to Delhi. The rest of the day at leisure. (Opportunity for the last shopping.)

 

Day 17: Flight Back Home
Around midnight flight back to home destination.

 

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We believe that Advika Tours (Travel Agency in India) trips are outstanding, but we don’t expect you to take our word for it. Many of our past guests have offered to act as references for us. If you would like to contact our past guests we encourage you to. Get in touch with our office and we’ll be happy to send you their info.

 

 

Shekhawati Tour ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

 

Destination Covered: Delhi-Mandawa-Bikanr-Jaisalmer-Jodhpur-Jaipur-Delhi
Duration: 15 Nights & 16 Days
Type: Historical

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Shekhawati is situated in the Northeast region of Rajasthan and is the homeland of Marwari’s. The Marwari’s form one of the most important merchant and business groups in India.

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Day 01: Delhi
Around midnights arrive in Delhi. Upon arrival, you will be met by our representative and transferred to the Hotel.

 

Day 02: Delhi
In the morning we have sightseeing in Old Delhi. We take a Rickshaw Ride parallel to the Red Fort through the old city and famous Silk Road and Silver Bazaar. Sightseeing of Old Delhi includes "Rajghat", the site where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated and Jama Masjid, the great mosque of old Delhi. Today we also visit the famous "Humayun Tomb" which is the first substantial example of Mughal architecture in India and "Qutub Minar". "Qutub Minar" is 71 meter high and consists of five stories. In 1199 work began on this tower which was intended to be the most glorious tower of victory in the world. This tower was damaged twice and repaired in 1326 and 1368. Before we proceed to the Hotel we drive through the embassy area in New Delhi where we visit the India Gate and see some impressive Government Buildings.

 

Day 03: Delhi - Mandawa (about 250 km)
After having breakfast we drive to Mandawa in the Shekhawati region. One of the major places in the Shekhawati region is Mandawa. Mandawa was founded in the 18th century. The Chokhani and Ladia havelis and the street with Saraf havelis are some of the splendid havelis in Mandawa. A medieval fort dominates the town of Manadwa. This fort has a painted arched gateway which is adorned with Lord Krishna and his cows. The fort is now converted into a heritage hotel. Arrive in Mandawa in the evening.

 

Day 04: Mandawa (Excursion to Sikar and Ramgarh)
In the morning we drive to Sikar. In Sikar we would visit the Gopinath, Raghunath and Madan Mohan temple. We also visit the Biyani Havellis. In the afternoon we drive to Ramgarh. In Ramgarh we visit the Shani Temple as well as the Havellis of Poddars. In Ramgarh we can have a look at the rustic wood furniture which is unique in this area.

 

Day 05: Mandawa (Excursion to Fatehpur, Bissau and Churu)
In the morning drive to Fatehpur. Fatehpur is famous for its frescoes in the Indian as well as western styles. The most interesting Havellis in Fatehpur are the Havellis of Chamariyas, Singhaniasm, Goenka and Jalan Havellis. Afterwards we visit the town of Bissau. Bissau was founded in the mid 18th century. Bissau has splendid chhatris of its Thakurs and well painted havelis of Khemka, Tibriwals, Thakurs, Jhunjhunuwala and Kedia. Bissau also has a Fort and the Chhatri of Hammir Singh, which has paintings on it. After visiting the town of Bissau we visit the town of Churu which is famous for havelis of Kothari and Kanhaiya Lal Bagla with marvelous life-size paintings of Dhola Maru, Sassi Punu etc. The Surana haveli has more than eleven hundred doors and windows.

 

Day 06: Mandawa (Excursion to Lachmangarh and Nawalgarh)
Today we will visit the Fort of Lachmangarh which is one of the most impressive forts in Shekhawati area. It is worth going up to the top to get a view of the town below. The town planning seems similar as Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan. Nawalgarh was a central point for many of the trader families who decorated their havellis with the fresco paintings. Some of them are Poddar Haveli, Roop Niwas, and Saat Haveli. One can also visit a few temples and the fort of Nawalgarh.

 

Day 07: Mandawa (Excursion to Mehansar)
The morning is at leisure in Mandawa. In the afternoon drive to Mehansar. Mehansar was founded in the mid of 18th century. In Mahansar we will visit the Sone-Chandi-ki-Haveli (Sone Ki Dukan Haveli) and Raghunath temple with beautiful paintings which seem to have their origin from the Bikaner school of paintings.

 

Day 08: Mandawa (Excursion to Dundlod and Mukundgarh)
Today we will visit Dundlod. Dundlod is famous due to its palace which has been now converted into hotel. The Goenka Havellis of Dundlod are also worth visiting. It is an amazing feeling going through the Suraj Pol, Bichla Darwaza, and Uttar Pol of Dundlod Fort. Then we will drive further to Mukundgarh. Mukundgarh is more known for its fort than the havelis. The Mukundgarh fort has been converted into heritage hotel and is worth visiting.

 

Day 09: Mandawa - Bikaner (about 180 km)
In the morning after having breakfast we drive to Bikaner. After a break we visit the Junagarh Fort constructed of red sandstone (1571-1611 AD) and marble with kiosks and balconies embellishing the structure at intervals. This imposing fort and its palaces will be an unforgettable experience for us.

 

Day 10: Bikaner - Jaisalmer (about 330 km)
Today we drive through the desert and proceed for Jaisalmer. Jaisalmer is famous for its carved havellis (grand mansions). In medieval times, its prosperity was due to its location on the main trade route linking India to Egypt, Arabia, Africa and the West. Jaisalmer is a marvel of beautiful culture and this city remains one of the most exotic cities not only in Rajasthan but in the whole of India. We arrive in Jaisalmer in the evening.

 

Day 11: Jaisalmer
Today we have sightseeing of the medieval city of Jaisalmer. Jaisalmer's crenellated golden sandstone walls and its narrow streets lined with exquisitely carved buildings make this city unique. Some of the visitors called this city “a living museum”. We have a walk through the old city and visit the Fort and the Jain temple. In the afternoon we drive around 40 km away from Jaisalmer to Sam dunes where we enjoy the sunset before we drive back to Jaisalmer.

 

Day 12: Jaisalmer - Osain - Jodhpur (about 290 km)
In the morning drive to Jodhpur via Osian. Osian is a great centre of Hindu and Jain religions. The oldest Temple here was constructed in 1178 AD. After visiting the temple we proceed further for Jodhpur. Jodhpur was once the capital of the princely state of Marwar (Land of death). Jodhpur is the second largest city in Rajasthan. Jodhpur is also known as the blue city as most of the houses of the old city are painted blue. The old city is surrounded by a huge 10 km long wall which has 101 bastions and seven gates. We will visit the Mehrangarh Fort (majestic fort). Mehrangarh Fort was built on a steep hill and is among the best in India with exquisitely latticed windows in residential apartments within. We also visit the Jaswant Thada, a royal cenotaph built in white marble.

 

Day 13: Jodhpur - Jaipur (about 335 km)
Today we drive to the Pink City, Jaipur. This city owes its name, foundations and careful planning to the great warrior and astronomer, Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II. Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan and famous for its handicrafts and precious and semiprecious stones.

 

Day 14: Jaipur
After breakfast we drive to the ancient capital of Amber, laying 11 km away from Jaipur. Amber was the ancient capital of Kachhawaha dynasty for 6 centuries before it was moved to newly created Jaipur. We will ascend to the Palace Fortress on the back of an Elephant. Enroute to Amber we will visit the Hawa Mahal (Palace of the Winds); built in 1799 AD, it contains 953 small casements with each having its own balcony. The windows enabled cool air to circulate and the ladies to watch processions below without being seen. In the afternoon we have a walk through the colorful Bazaar of Jaipur and visit a factory to see the famous block printing work being done since centuries in Jaipur. In the evening we drive through the new city of Jaipur and visit "Laxmi Narayan Mandir", a Hindu temple made out of white marble. We might have an opportunity here to observe a prayer ceremony. Today we have dinner with a presentation of Indian music and dance.

 

Day 15: Jaipur - Delhi (about 260 km)
In the morning after having breakfast we visit the City Palace which is still the formal residence of the royal family, built in a blend of the Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. In the museum of the city palace we visit the private collection of the Jaipur Maharajas. We continue to Jantar Mantar, a stone observatory, the largest of Jai Singh's five remarkable observatories. Its complex instruments reveal us the secrets of medieval Indian astronomy. After having the sightseeing we drive to Delhi. Arrival in Delhi in the evening. The rest of the day at leisure.

 

Day 16: Delhi Departure
Flight to home destination
Around midnight flight to home destination.

 

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We believe that Advika Tours (Travel Agency in India) trips are outstanding, but we don’t expect you to take our word for it. Many of our past guests have offered to act as references for us. If you would like to contact our past guests we encourage you to. Get in touch with our office and we’ll be happy to send you their info.

 

 

Taj & Ganges Tours ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

 

Destination Covered: Delhi-Jaipur-Agra-Khajuraho-Varanasi-Kathmandu-

Royal Chitwan Park-Kathmandu-Delhi
Duration: 13 Nights & 14 Days

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Day 01: Arrive in Delhi
Upon arrival at Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi, a representative will met you and assists you to transfer to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

 

Day 02: Delhi City Tour
Breakfast at the hotel after that proceed for Delhi city tour. Visit India Gate, the Red Fort, the Jama Masjid, the Qutub Minar, the Humayun’s Tomb, the Mughal Garden, the Old Fort, the President House, the Parliament House, the Chandani Chowk, etc. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

 

Day 03: Delhi–Jaipur
After breakfast at the hotel, drive to the Pink City – Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan. Upon arrival in Jaipur, transfer to hotel. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

 

Day 04: Jaipur City Tour
After breakfast at the hotel, take an excursion to Amber Fort. Enjoy elephant ride ascent to the fort. Later proceed to Jaipur city tour. Visit to the famous attractions of the city. Visit the City Palace Complex, the Hawa Mahal, the Jantar Mantar Observatory, etc. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

 

Day 05: Jaipur–Agra
After breakfast at the hotel, proceed to Agra. En route visit the deserted city of Fatehpur Sikri. Continue your drive to Agra. Upon arrival in Agra, transfer to hotel. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

 

Day 06: Agra City Tour
After breakfast at the hotel leave for full day sightseeing. Visit the Taj Mahaland also visit the Agra Red Fort and explore the local lively & colorful bazaars of the city. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

 

Day 07: Agra–Jhansi-Khajuraho
Breakfast at the hotel. Later in time you will be transferred to the railway station to board train for Jhansi. Upon arrival in Jhansi to Khajuraho. Upon arrival at Khajuraho, transfer to hotel. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

 

Day 08: Khajuraho–Varanasi (By Flight)
After breakfast at the hotel full day tours of Khajuraho. Visit the famous temples of Khajuraho. In the evening proceed to Varanasi. Upon arrival in Varanasi transfer to the hotel. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

 

Day 09 Varanasi – Delhi
In the morning drive to Daswamedh Ghat and take a boat ride on the holy rive of the Ganga. After visiting back to the hotel for breakfast. After breakfast Varanasi city tour. Visit the famous temples of Varanasi. Also visit the Gyanvapi Mosque and Benaras Hindu University. In time you will be transferred to the airport to catch flight for Delhi. Upon arrival in Delhi, transfer to the hotel. After a farewell dinner you will be assisted to the airport to board flight for your home/onward destination.

Optional extension to Nepal:

 

Day 09: Varanasi – Kathmandu
In the morning drive to Daswamedh Ghat and take a boat ride on the holy rive of the Ganga. After visiting back to the hotel for breakfast. After breakfast Varanasi city tour. Visit the famous temples of Varanasi. Also visit the Gyanvapi Mosque and Benaras Hindu University. In time you will be transferred to the airport to catch flight for Kathmandu. Upon arrival in Kathmandu, transfer to the hotel. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

 

Day 10: Kathmandu City Tour
After a restful night & a delightful morning breakfast at the hotel, embark on sightseeing tour of Kathmandu. Visit the important Buddhist & Hindus sites. Enjoy shopping in the markets of the city. In time return back to the hotel. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

 

Day 11: Kathmandu–Royal Chitwan National Park
After hearty breakfast at the hotel, proceed to Royal Chitwan National Park. Explore the wildlife parks and see the wildlife attractions. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

 

Day 12: Royal Chitwan Park
Have a relaxed breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy jungle Safari. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.

 

Day 13: Chitwan–Kathmandu
Breakfast at the hotel and then proceed to Kathmandu. Upon arrival in Kathmandu, transfer to the hotel. Spend rest of the day at leisure. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.

 

Day 14: Kathmandu–Delhi–Departure
After breakfast at the hotel, pick up and transferred to the airport to board flight for Delhi, India. Upon arrival in Delhi, transfer to hotel. After a farewell dinner, you will be transferred to the airport to board flight for your home/onward destination.

 

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We believe that Advika Tours (Travel Agency in India) trips are outstanding, but we don’t expect you to take our word for it. Many of our past guests have offered to act as references for us. If you would like to contact our past guests we encourage you to. Get in touch with our office and we’ll be happy to send you their info.

 

 

Vacations in Rajasthan Tours ------------------------------------------------------------------------------

 

Destination Covered: Delhi-Jaipur-Agra-Ranthambore-Kota-Bundi-Chittorgarh

Pushkar-Jodhpur-Jaisalmer-Bikaner-Mandawa-Delhi
Duration: 16 Nights & 17 Days
Type: Cultural

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Rajasthan is the famous destination of various tourists who travel to India. Rajasthan, lying southwest of Delhi shares boundary with Pakistan. Enjoy your vacations in the forts, havellis and palaces.

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Day 01: Flight to India (New Delhi)
Around midnight arrival in New Delhi. The cosmopolitan city and capital Delhi is the main gateway for travelers. Upon arrival, you will be met by an Indo Vacations representative and transferred to the hotel.

 

Day 02: New Delhi
This morning is at leisure. In the afternoon we have sightseeing in Old Delhi. We take a Rickshaw ride parallel to the Red Fort through the old city and famous Silk Road and Silver Bazaar. Sightseeing of Old Delhi includes "Rajghat", the place where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated and Jama Masjid, the great mosque of Old Delhi. Today we also visit the famous "Humayun Tomb" which is the first substantial example of Mughal architecture in India and “Qutub Minar” which is 71 meter high and was constructed in 1199. Before we proceed to the Hotel we drive through New Delhi where we see the India Gate, Government Buildings and Embassies.

 

Day 03: Delhi-Jaipur (about 270 km)
Today we drive to the Pink City Jaipur. This city owes its name, foundations and careful planning to the great warrior and astronomer, Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II. Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan and famous for its handicrafts and precious and semiprecious stones. After a break in Jaipur we visit the City Palace in the afternoon which is still the formal residence of the royal family, built in a blend of the Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. In the museum of the city palace we visit the private collection of the Jaipur Maharajas. We continue to Jantar Mantar, a stone observatory, the largest of Jai Singh's five remarkable observatories. Its complex instruments reveal us the secrets of medieval Indian astronomy.

 

Day 04: Jaipur
After breakfast we drive to the ancient capital of Amber, laying 11 km. away from Jaipur. Amber was the ancient capital of Kachhawaha dynasty for 6 centuries before it was moved to newly created Jaipur. We will ascend to the Palace Fortress on the back of an Elephant. Enroute to Amber we will visit the Hawa Mahal (Palace of the Winds); built in 1799 AD, it contains 953 small casements with each having its own balcony. The windows enabled cool air to circulate and the ladies to watch processions below without being seen. In the afternoon we have a walk through the colorful Bazaar of Jaipur and visit a factory to see the famous block printing work being done since centuries in Jaipur. In the evening we drive through the new city of Jaipur and visit "Laxmi Narayan Mandir", a Hindu temple made out of white marble. We might have an opportunity here to observe a prayer ceremony. Today we have dinner with a presentation of Indian music and dance.

 

Day 05: Jaipur-Fatehpur Sikri-Agra (about 260 km)
Today we leave Jaipur and drive through a series of fields, small towns and villages in direction of Agra. Enroute we make a stop and visit Fatehpur Sikri. Fatehpur Sikri was earlier an imperial capital frozen in time, constructed by Akbar the Great in the 16th century. This wonderful city constructed by red sand stones was abandoned as abruptly as it had been built. It has been generally stated that it was due to failing in the water supply. In the evening arrive in Agra.

 

Day 06: Agra
We start today our sightseeing by a visit to the Agra Fort, built by three of the greatest Mughal emperors. The construction of this massive structure began in 1565 under Akbar's reign and continued till the time of his grandson's reign, Shah Jahan who built the impressive imperial quarters and mosque. After the visit of Agra fort, we proceed to visit the most beautiful monument of India, the Taj Mahal, an enduring monument to love, with a continually fulfilling beauty. It was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan between 1631-52, as a tomb and memorial to his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal (Jewel of the Palace), who died at the age of 39 giving birth to her 14th child. We spend enough time at Taj Mahal to take this impressive memory home. After the visit of Taj Mahal we have a look at the famous fine marble inlay work which is still being done in Agra by the descendants of the families of builders and artists of the Taj Mahal.

 

Day 07: Agra-Ranthambore (about 300 km)
Today after the breakfast we leave for Ranthambore. After a break and refreshment at our hotel in Ranthambore we will explore the Ranthambore National park. Ranthambore National Park is surrounded by the Vindhyas and the Aravali mountains and covers an area of 392 square km. The Tiger remains the biggest attraction of the Ranthambore National Park.

 

Day 08: Ranthambore-Kota (about 135 km)
In the early morning we again explore the park. After the Jungle Safari and perhaps with the memories of our encounter with tiger we leave for Kota. The town of Kota was once the part of the erstwhile Rajput kingdom of Bundi. In Kota we will visit the city fort and palace, this type of fort-palace complex is one of the largest to be found in the state of Rajasthan.

 

Day 09: Kota-Bundi (about 38 km) – Kota
Today we have an excursion to the fort city of Bundi. Bundi is most famous for its baoris (step wells) as there are many impressive ones. On the top of the hill is majestic Taragarh Fort of Bundi, the interesting fort is worth exploring for hours. The fort has many reservoirs, which are annually emptied flooding the streets leading down to the city. After the whole day excursion we return to Kota in the evening.

 

Day 10: Kota-Chittorgarh (about 140 km)
After an early breakfast we drive to Chittorgarh. The Chittorgarh Fort is the indomitable pride of Chittor. The fort is massive structure with many gateways built in 7th century AD, perched on a height of 180m hill and sprawls over 700 acres.

 

Day 11: Chittorgarh-Pushkar (about 200 km)
Today we leave Chittorgarh and drive to Pushkar. Pushkar being one of the most religious places for Hindus has the atmosphere of an ancient religious town. The only temple of God Brahma is in Pushkar thus making Pushkar an important pilgrimage city for Hindus. Pushkar has become famous in the world due to its Pushkar Festival which takes place in the month of November when the whole of Pushkar is transformed into a spectacular fair ground where thousands of pilgrims come to bath in the holy water of Pushkar lake and the biggest cattle and camel markets take place here where Farmers, breeders and camel traders buy and sell. (If this tour takes place during the time of Pushkar Festival we spend 2 nights stay in Pushkar instead of one and therefore the duration of this Tour will be extended for one more day making it an 18 days tour.)

 

Day 12: Pushkar-Jodhpur (about 220 km)
Early morning, after the breakfast we leave the holy city of Pushkar and drive to Jodhpur. The city was once the capital of the princely state of Marwar (Land of death). Jodhpur is the second largest city in Rajasthan. Jodhpur is also known as the blue city as most of the houses of the old city are painted blue. The old city is surrounded by a huge 10 km long wall which has 101 bastions and seven gates. Jodhpur lies on the once strategic Delhi-Gujarat trading route and the marwaris got benefit from the passing traffic of opium, copper, silk which was traded to China. We will visit the Mehrangarh Fort (majestic fort). Mehrangarh Fort was built on a steep hill and is among the best in India with exquisitely latticed windows in residential apartments within. We also visit the Jaswant Thada, a royal cenotaph built in white marble. After the sightseeing we have a walk through the Bazaars of Jodhpur.

 

Day 13: Jodhpur-Osian-Jaisalmer (about 290 km)
Today we drive through the desert and proceed for Jaisalmer via Osian. Osian is a great centre of Hindu and Jain religions. The oldest Temple here was constructed in 1178 AD. After visiting the temple we proceed further to Jaisalmer. In medieval times Jaisalmer prosperity was due to its location on the main trade route linking India to Egypt, Arabia, Africa and the West. Jaisalmer is a marvel of beautiful culture and this city remains one of the most exotic city not only in Rajasthan but in the whole of India. In the evening we drive around 40 km. away from Jaisalmer to Sam Sand dunes where we enjoy the sunset before we drive back to Jaisalmer.

 

Day 14: Jaisalmer-Bikaner (about 330 km)
In the morning we have sightseeing of the medieval city of Jaisalmer. Jaisalmer's crenellated golden sandstone walls and its narrow streets lined with exquisitely carved buildings make this city unique. Jaisalmer is famous for its carved havellis (grand mansions). We have a walk through the old city and visit the Fort and the Jain temple. Then we drive through the desert and proceed for Bikaner via Osian. Osian is a great center of Hindu and Jain religions. The oldest Temple here was constructed in 1178 AD. In the evening arrive in Bikaner.

 

Day 15: Bikaner-Mandawa (about 190 km)
After having our Breakfast we visit the Junagarh Fort (1571-1611 AD) constructed of red sandstone and marble with kiosks and balconies embellishing the structure at intervals. This imposing fort and its palaces are an unforgettable experience for us. Then we drive to Mandawa in the Shekhawati region. Arrival in Mandawa in the evening. Shekhawati lies in the north east region of Rajasthan and is the homeland of marwaris. The marwaris form one of the most important merchant and business groups in India. They developed their business acumen on the trade routes between Delhi and the coast between India and Central Asia

 

Day 16: Mandawa-Delhi (about 250 km)
In the morning we visit the grand havellis of the Shekhawati area. The marwaris enjoyed protection by Maharajas and many of them built grand havellis. The hovels are mansions, elaborately and attractively decorated with a strong main entrance. The walls are often covered with murals, local legends and religious scenes from Hindu Mythology. After the visit of Shekhawati area we proceed to Delhi. The rest of the day at leisure. (Opportunity for the last shopping.)

 

Day 17: Flight Back Home
Around midnight flight to home destination.

 

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