( 19 DAYS / 18 NIGHTS )
Day 1: Arrive New Delhi
Arrive at Indira Gandhi International airport, New Delhi. Met and welcome at airport and proceed to the pre-booked hotel for overnight stay to relax from jetlag.
Day 2: New Delhi
After breakfast proceed for half day sightseeing of Old Delhi visiting Red fort, Jama Masjid, Rajghat - cremation ground of Mahatama Gandhi. Enjoy a rickshaw ride on the narrow street of Chandni Chowk market. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 3: New Delhi
After breakfast visit humayun's tomb, Qutab minar, India gate, drive past Rashtrapati Bhawan (President's house), Sansad Bhawan (Parliament House), Gandhi Smriti and Lodi Garden. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 4: New Delhi - Varanasi
After breakfast on time transfer to domestic airport terminal to board flight to Varanasi. On arrival met and transfer to the hotel. Evening visit to the ghats (banks) of river Ganges (Ganga) to see the Aarti (thousand of lamps floating on river Ganga). Overnight at the hotel.
Day 5: Varanasi
Early morning, boat ride on river Ganges followed by city tour including Benaras Hindu University, the ancient centre of Hindu education. Excursion to Sarnath. Eveninng free for own activities. Overnight at hotel.
Day 6: Varanasi - Khajuraho
After breakfast on time transfer to domestic airport to board flight to Khajuraho. On arrival met and transferred to the hotel. Later visit Southern group of temples and Panna National park in evening. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 7: Khajuraho
After breakfast proceed for full day guided tour of Western group of Chandela dynasty temples famous for their spectacular sculptures and erotic carvings.Evening enjoy light & Sound show at Western group of temples premises. Overnight at hotel.
Day 8: Khajuraho - Orchha - Agra
After breakfast leisurely drive to small town of Orchha. Enjoy the serenety of Orchha visiting Jehangir Mahal, Chatturbhuj temple, Rajmahal and cenotaphs and handmade paper factory. Evening on time transfer to the Jhansi railway station to board Shatabdi train to Agra (02 hours 30 minutes). On arrival met and transfer to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 9: Agra
After breakfast guided tour to visit the Taj Mahal - Eternal story of love, Agra fort and Itmad - Ud - Daulah tomb, popularly known as "Baby Taj". Overnight at the hotel.
Day 10: Agra - Ranthambore
After breakfast drive to Ranthambore enroute visiting Fatehpur Sikri and Keoladeo Bird Sanctuary at Bharatpur. Enjoy a rickshaw ride here. On arrival check into the forest resort.
Day 11: Ranthambore National Park
Enjoy Morning and evening exclusive jeep safari into Ranthambore National park to try your luck to meet the real king of Jungle - The Tiger. Overnight at resort.
Day 12: Ranthambore National Park
Enjoy Morning and evening exclusive jeep safari into Ranthambore National park. Overnight at resort.
Day 13: Ranthambore - Pushkar
After breakfast drive to Pushkar. On arrival check into the Deluxe Swiss Camp at Pushkar fair. Enjoy the stay at Pushkar fair. Overnight at camp.
Day 14: Pushkar
After breakfast enjoy the day at Pushkar fair. Witness the bathing and cattle fair. Overnight at camp.
Day 15: Pushkar - Jodhpur
After breakfast visit pushkar fair and later drive to the Sun city - Jodhpur, capital city of Marwar. Founded in 1459 by Rao Jodha is also known as Blue city due to Indigo tinge of the whitewashed houses around the city. On arrival check-into the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 16: Jodhpur
After breakfast guided tour of jodhpur to visit the grand Mehrangarh Fort, luxurious Umaid Bhawan Palace and memorial of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II - Jaswant Thada. Evening free to explore the tiny shops in the narrow lanes of the city. Overnight at a hotel.
Day 17: Jodhpur - Jaipur
After breakfast drive to Jaipur - popularly known as Pink city. On arrival check-into the hotel. Evening free to relax. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 18: Jaipur
After breakfast full day sightseeing of Jaipur. Enjoy a ride on gaily decorated elephant like an ancient King/Queen at Amber Fort. Later visit Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, Royal observatory and City Palace Overnight at the hotel.
Day 19: Jaipur - New Delhi - Onward Destination
After breakfast leisurely drive to New Delhi. On arrival check-into the hotel. Day free to relax and last minute packaging. Evening on time transfer to the Indira Gandhi International airport to board sweet home flight with cherishing memories of "India".
Any international airfare/trainfare, VISA fee, Entrance fee, Camera/Video Camera fee, if any. Any tips/gratuities to hotel/service staff, Portage, any expenditure of personal nature viz. alcoholic/non-alcoholic beverages, internet/fax/telephone usage, laundry, shopping or any other item not specifically mentioned in “Inclusion” column above.