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Glorious Rajasthan with Scenic Himachal

Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Jodhpur - Udaipur - Delhi - Chandigarh - Manali - Shimla - Delhi
15 Nights / 16 Days


01 Day: Arrival Delhi:
Welcome to the mesmerizing land of India. As per your scheduled flight, our representative will met, assist and escort you to the booked hotel. All documents will be handed over to you with traveling brief and interaction for any query in terms of tour and services. Rest of the time is for leisure and overnight at the hotel.

02 Day: Delhi:
After breakfast take a sightseeing tour to explore New Delhi: - Drive along side the widest street of capital - the Rajpath to observe the royal view of the Parliament House, the President House and the India Gate, Humayun's Tomb which is considered by historians as one of the most magnificent architectural edifice of the Mughal era, Qutub Minar - built in 1199 rises to a height of 72.5 metre from a base of 14.32 metre and Birla Mandir - a colourful and modern Hindu temple. Later embark on sightseeing of Old Delhi visiting mighty Red Fort - an imposing red sandstone fort built in the 17th century, the Raj Ghat - where the mortal remains of Mahatma Gandhi were cremated, the Jama Masjid - one of the largest mosque and architecturally beautiful monument in India, the imposing Ashoka Pillar - built by the Firoz Shah Tughlak and bustling Chandni Chowk Bazaar. In the evening you can visit to see light and sound show at Red fort. Overnight at the hotel.

03 Day: Delhi - Agra (200 kms: 4 hrs):
After breakfast check out from the hotel and drive to Agra. Enroute visit Sikandra, to see the tomb of Emperor Akbar. This marvelous mausoleum is the centre stage of attraction in Sikandra and so you get an opportunity to explore this marvelously designed structure, and then continue the journey. Later proceed to Agra. On arrival, transfer to the hotel. Later in the evening you may opt to watch the 80 minutes new theatrical show: Mohabbat E Taj at Kalakruti Mandal, where they enact the history behind the Taj Mahal. Later in the evening you may visit the souvenir markets of Agra. Overnight at the hotel.

Note: Taj Mahal is closed on every Friday.

04 Day: Agra - Jaipur (240 kms: 5 hrs):
In the relative quiet of early morning visit to the Taj Mahal when it is the most alluring. Shrouded in mists, the color of the Taj changes from soft yellow to pearly cream to dazzling white. Taj Mahal is a sublime experience of the greatest love story ever told. This monument is a fine example of the fusion of many architectural styles and is one of the wonders of the modern world. Later visit to the Agra Fort, designed and built by Akbar in 1565 A.D., with barricaded wall of red sand stone; it houses the beautiful Pearl Mosque and numerous palaces including the Jahangir Mahal, Diwan-i-Khas, Diwan-i-Am, Macchhi Bhawan, Nagina Masjid, Meena Bazar, Moti Masjid, Sheesh Mahal, Musamman Burj where from Taj Mahal is visible in all its beauty from one side of the fort. So very ironically, Emperor Sahahjahan, prisoner of his son Aurangzeb in his old age was put in a cell from where he could gaze at the Taj Mahal at a distance, from his cell in the fort. Later drive to Jaipur. Enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri, this is today a deserted city, which was built during Akbar's regime as a capital. Here you will get opportunity to see incredible Bulund Darwaza - the largest gateway in the world, and the Tomb of Sheikh Salim Chisti, a well-known Sufi saint of India. Also visit other historical sites such as Diwan-I-Am, Diwan-khana-I-khaas or Hall Of Private Audience, Palace of Akbars' Queen Jodha Bai, Birbal's Palace, Panch Mahal and Jami Masjid in Fatehpur Sikri. After visit proceed to Jaipur. On arrival, check in the hotel. In the evening hop on to the Cycle Rickshaw and explore the colorful and vibrant markets of Jaipur, famous for Textiles, Gems, Carpets, and handicrafts. Overnight at the hotel.

05 Day: Jaipur:
After an early breakfast take a sightseeing tour of Jaipur, visiting Amber fort, a classic romantic Rajasthani fort palace. Its construction was started by Man Singh I in 1592, and completed by his descendent Jai Singh I. Its forbidding exterior belies an inner paradise where a beautiful fusion of Mughal and Hindu styles finds its ultimate expression. Continue sight-seeing, followed by visiting City Palace, a delightful blend of Mughal and traditional Rajasthani architecture, the City Palace sprawls over one-seventh of the area in the walled city. It houses the Chandra Mahal, Shri Govind Dev Temple, City Palace Museum Visit to Jantar Mantar, This is the largest and the best preserved of the five observatories built by Jai Singh II in different parts of the country. This observatory consisting of outsized astronomical instruments is still in use. Hawa Mahal The ornamental facade of this "Palace of Winds" is a prominent landmark in Jaipur. Their five-storey structures of sandstone plastered pink encrusted with fine trelliswork and elaborate balconies. The palace has 953 niches and windows. Built in 1799 by Pratap Singh, the Mahal was a royal grandstand for the palace women. In the evening visit to Birla Temple, speculator white marble temple, glitters in the in the night, at the time of dinner visit to Chokhi Dhani - an ethnic 5 star resort serving Rajasthani & Continental cuisine with live music, astrology, games, folk dances and music, puppet shows in an ambiance of an ethnic village. Return to the hotel for overnight stay.

06 Day: Jaipur - Jodhpur (324 kms: 7 hrs):
After breakfast, check out of the hotel and drive to Jodhpur. On arrival, transfer to the hotel. Jodhpur: The home of Rathors - The awesome princely city of Rajasthan. Founded in 1459 A.D. by Rao Jodha, today Jodhpur is one of the largest city of Rajasthan. The city carries rich heritage and culture and flourishing industry of wood, cattle, camels, salt and agricultural crops. In the evening you may opt to visit On the Rocks a garden restaurant serving ethnic food followed by live music and folk dance, located at Ajit Bhawan. Later return to the hotel for overnight stay.

07 Day: Jodhpur - Bishnoi Village - Jodhpur (Excursion 25 kms: 45 min):
After breakfast take a city tour of Jodhpur visiting Mehrangarh Fort which is the pride of Jodhpur. Situated on a 150 m high hill, this magnificent fort was founded in the year 1469 by Rao Jodha. The fort has seven gates, some of which still stand as a witness to the battles fought by the armies of Jodhpur. Jaswant Thada is a royal cenotaph built in the memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II. A white marble memorial, the cenotaph is adorned with exquisite carvings, Clock Tower followed by visit to Umaid Bhawan Palace which is a majestic palace, was built by Umaid Singh. This is the only 20th century palace built under the famine relief project that gave employment to famine struck population. It was built in 16 years. A part of the palace has been converted into hotel, one part is the museum and the remaining is still occupied by the royal family. Later take an excursion to Bishnoi Village, the villagers known by cast "Bishnois" Protectors of animals, of course they are vegetarians and therefore they have great respect for all living things. Sure they keep buffaloes, sheep and goats but only for the milk, the wool and the manure. Then visit to the local handicrafts viz shoe makers, pottery hand weaving and also men in their traditional attire, women clad with ancestral silver Jewellery, en-route watch and photograph wildlife black buck, chinkaras, peacock etc. freely moving in abundance of care by villagers. After visit drive back to Jodhpur for overnight stay at the hotel.

08 Day: Jodhpur - Udaipur (276 kms: 6 hrs):
After breakfast, check out of the hotel and drive to Udaipur. En route visiting the Jain temples at Ranakpur Temples of 12 Century - The cluster of temples, made of intricately sculpted white marble, built out of marbles with 108 carved pillars each carved differently from others, Come across as a marvellous feat of architecture. One can have lunch at Maharani Bagh Hotel in Ranakpur and visit to local families on the way. Later proceed to Udaipur. In the evening enjoy the exciting boat cruising on the shimmering blue waters of Lake Pichola offers a breathtaking view of the Lake Palace which appears like a giant white lotus, emerging out of the Lake. Overnight at the hotel.

09 Day: Udaipur:
After breakfast take a sightseeing tour of Udaipur, visiting City Palace built in 1559, a small palace over looking at the Lake Pichola, the additions were made to it by successive Kings of Udaipur gradually evolved become the larges place in Rajasthan, Main attraction of Place are Durbar Hall, Palace Museum and Jagdish Temple. Later visit Saheli Ki Bari that is a small ornamental garden built in the honour of Royal Ladies for recreational purpose and visit Lok Kala Mandal collection of folk art items like folk dresses, ornaments, puppets ,masks, dolls folk musical instruments, folk deities and paintings. Opened seven days a week, puppet shows and folk dancing are conducted every evening from 1800 to 1900 in an adjacent open air theatre. & Shilpgram to see the village arts & crafts. Followed by visit to Eklingji & Nagda Temples - built in white marble with a double storied porch on the bank of Lake Bageela - 22 kms from Udaipur. Overnight at the hotel.

10 Day: Udaipur - Delhi (By Air) - Chandigarh (240 kms: 6 hrs):
After breakfast, check out of the hotel and drive to the airport to board the flight for Delhi. Assistance on arrival at the airport and drive to Chandigarh. On arrival, transfer to the hotel. Later take a sightseeing tour of the city visiting The Rock Garden: Sprawling over 12 acres of wooded land, the Rock Garden was actually sculpted out of urban debris, Rose Garden: Asia's largest rose garden is located in Chandigarh spreading over 30 acres of land. It has nearly 1600 varieties of roses. Museum & Art Gallery housing a good collection of sculptures and paintings. Overnight at the hotel.

11 Day: Chandigarh - Manali (310 kms: 7 hrs);

After breakfast, check out of the hotel and drive to Manali. Surrounded by towering peaks at arm length, Manali's major asset is its proximity to the snowline. Manali is the centre of the flourishing orchard industry, a popular honeymoon destination and trailhead for numerous treks. On arrival, transfer to the hotel. Evening is free for leisure enjoying the weather. Overnight at the hotel.

12 Day: Manali:
After breakfast take a sightseeing tour of Manali town visiting Manu Temple dedicated to the Indian sage Manu who was the creator of human race on the earth, Hadimba Devi Temple - dedicated to goddess Hadimba (wife of Bhim, one of the five Pandava brothers in the Indian epic Mahabharata), Club house having various indoor game facilities, Tibetan monasteries which are 3 newly constructed colorful monasteries, where you can buy carpets and other Tibetan handicrafts. Later visit Vashist Kund, renowned for its temples which include the Temple of Lord Ram and hot springs that are said to have medicinal properties. It is a small village located on the left bank of river Beas. Nearby is the pyramidal stone temple dedicated to Vashist Muni. In the evening, visit the famous mall road to enjoy the atmosphere of the hill station. Overnight at the hotel.

13 Day: Manali (Rohtang Pass Excursion 55 kms one way):
After breakfast take an excursion to Rohtang Pass (3979 m) on highway to Keylong/Leh. Rohtang Pass - the gateway to Lahaul - Spiti valley. Rohtang Pass commands the striking views of glaciers, mountains and the landscape. En route Stop over to enjoy breathtaking beauty of Kothi - a picnic spot, Rahalla Falls entire area is bounded with the thick deodar forest, and lofty birch trees, which creates an unsullied and pungent atmosphere and Marrhi - barren landscape offering extensive views of the valley and the mountains. At the top of the pass the air seems to glitter against the snow as you look down over herringboned ridges into the Lahaul valley. There is the beautiful Dashohar Lake left of the pass. A few km away from the pass is the Sonapani glacier and slightly to the left are the twin peaks of the Gaypan-jagged pyramid of rock, snow streaked and snow crowned. Evening free for leisure and relaxation. Overnight at the hotel.

14 Day: Manali - Shimla (280 kms: 8 hrs):
After breakfast, check out of the hotel and drive to Shimla. On arrival, transfer to the hotel. Shimla is one of the most beautiful as well as most popular cities of Himachal Pradesh. The place is also famous for its natural beauty, architectural buildings, wooden crafts and apples. It serves as the perfect getaway, to escape from the punishing heat of the summers. In the evening visit to famous mall road which is the main shopping centre of Shimla to enjoy the weather and atmosphere. Overnight at the hotel.

15 Day: Shimla (Excursion to Kufri and Naldera):
After breakfast take an excursion to the winter sports capital - Kufri (16 kms from Shimla) which is famous for ski slopes and offers great views of the deep valleys and forests which rise towards the lofty Himalayas. Here you can opt to photograph yourself in Pahari or Himachal outfit, available on hire as well as also opt to enjoy horse riding or Yak riding. Afternoon proceed to Naldhera - the blue skies, lush green forests and an occasional rainbow thrown in makes the place look like it has been painted on a canvas. The most famous attraction of Naldhera hill station is the 18 - hole golf course which is considered to be most challenging golf course. On a clear day you can also view the Kailash Ranges. Evening will be at your leisure. Overnight at the hotel.

16 Day: Shimla - Delhi (350 kms: 8 hrs) - Onwards Journey (By Air):
After breakfast, check out of the hotel and drive to Delhi. On arrival transfer to board the flight for onwards journey with happy memories of your holiday to India.
 
 
 
 
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