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North India – Ajanta Ellora and Goa

Delhi - Mandawa - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Mount Abu - Udaipur - Pushkar
Jaipur - Agra - Khajuraho - Varanasi - Mumbai - Aurangabad (Ajanta Ellora)
Mumbai - Goa - Mumbai.
29 Nights – 30 Days
 
01 Day: Arrival Delhi
Welcome and assistance on arrival at Delhi International Airport. You will be transfer to the hotel where we hold the room on ready occupancy basis. Overnight stay at the hotel.
02 Day: Delhi
After breakfast take sightseeing tour of historic city visiting Old Delhi visiting the majestic Red Fort, a marvel in red sandstone, Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India, both built by emperor Shah Jahan of Taj Mahal fame, Rajghat - memorial of Mahatma Gandhi & a Rickshaw ride past through the silver street in Chandani Chowk, Later New Delhi to include Rashtrapati Bhawan, one-time imperial residence of the British viceroys; the India Gate, a memorial raised in honour of the Indian soldiers martyred during the Afghan war; the Laxmi Narayan Temple, built by the Birlas, one of India’s leading industrial families; Humayun’s Tomb, lotus shaped Bhai’s Temple , Qutub Minar , built by Qutub-ud-din Aibek of the Slave Dynasty; in the evening you can visit to see light an sound show at Red fort. Return to the hotel for overnight at Delhi Hotel.
03 Day: Delhi –Mandawa (275 kms - 6 hours)
After breakfast checkout and drive to Mandawa, on arrival transfer to heritage hotel. After lunch and relaxation visit at 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. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
04 Day: Mandawa - Bikaner (185 kms - 4 hours)
After breakfast visit the Shekhawati region an important town of the years gone by, to see number of remarkable Havelis and Castles in the nearby towns of Nawalgarh and Laxman Garh. These havelis are museums in themselves, numerous havelis built by the rich merchants as their residence in 18th and 19th century. After lunch, drive to Bikaner on arrival transfer to hotel. After relax, take an excursion tour to Deshnok to see the Temple of Karni Mata – at this temple rats are held sacred & roam freely within the temple complex. Spotting a white rat in this temple is believed to by lucky. Evening free for relax. Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
05 Day: Bikaner – Jaisalmer (330 kms - 7 hrs)
After breakfast take a sight seeing tour of Bikaner covering Junagarh Fort – constructed between 1588 and 1593 by Raja Rai Singh, fort has a 986 meter long wall with 37 bastions & two entrances, Bandh Sagar Temple – The 16th century Jain temple, is the most important temple of this complex. If time permits visit Camel breeding farm. Later have visit and have lunch at Lalgarh Palace, residence of Royal family of Bikaner. Later drive to Jaisalmer – 330 kms, en route you can visit to Ram Devera Temple and Pokharan Fort Continue to drive to Jaisalmer, on arrival transfer to the hotel. Evening you can enjoy the city atmosphere. Overnight at the hotel.
06 Day: Jaisalmer
After breakfast a sight seeing tour of Jaisalmer Golden Fort – built on the highest point of the Tricuta hill, consisting of 99 bastions. Outstanding features are Megh Durbar & various temples, Salim Singh-Ki-Haveli & Patwon–Ki-Haveli – some of the beautiful mansions with stone carving and latticework of breathe taking intricacy, followed by visit to Gadisar Lake. After lunch drive to Sam Sand Dunes – 45 kms enroute visit the ancient Temple of Lodurwa, Amar Sagar and Mool Sagar Lakes. Arrive Sam Sand Dunes and transfer on Camels and enjoy camel rides on the dunes till the sunset. Overnight at the hotel.
07 Day: Jaisalmer – Jodhpur (290 kms - 6 ½ hrs)
After breakfast checkout and drive to Jodhpur, en route you can have lunch at Manvar Desert Resort. Continue to precede Jodhpur, on arrival transfer to hotel. Day free for leisure and individual activities. If time permits you can take Jeep safari to a Bishnoi Village, a memorable outing in jeeps visit various traditional village seeing 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 protected by “Bishnois” Protectors of wildlife and tree. Return to the hotel for overnight. .
08 Day; Jodhpur- Mount Abu: (290 kms - 6 hours)
Morning depart for an excursion to Mandore 10 kms from Jodhpur, which are the cenotaphs of the Jodhpur rulers. Later visit Umaid Bhawan Palace, Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada. After lunch check out the hotel and drive to Mount Abu. On arrival transfer to the hotel. In the evening you can visit to Sunset point and Nakkhi Lake. Relax and overnight at the hotel.
09 Day: Mount Abu – Udaipur (185 kms, 4-5 hours)
After breakfast sightseeing of natural attraction and splendid temples: Dilwara temples consisting of five Jain temples built at the beginning of the 11th century with intricate ornamental carvings represent the climax in the art of decoration in stone, followed by Gomukh temple, Vimala Vasahi, Bhramkumari Temple, Achalgarh Fort. Later drive to Udaipur Enroute visiting Ranakpur temples and Kumbhalgarh. Optionally you can have lunch at Kumbhalgarh. Continue to proceed to Udaipur, on arrival transfer to the hotel. Optionally in the evening take a walking tour on your own through the narrow lanes and back streets of the city visiting local market and Washing Ghats at the Lake Pichola. Enjoy boat ride at Lake Pichola and also opt for dinner at Lake Palace Hotel situated in between Lake Pichola. Return to the hotel for overnight stay.
10 Day: Udaipur
After breakfast take a sightseeing tour of Udaipur visiting City Palace Complex visit Durbar Hall, Crystal Gallery, Palace Museum and Jagdish Temple. City Palace is considered as the largest palace complex in Rajasthan. Later visit Saheli Ki Bari which is a small ornamental garden built in the honour of Royal Ladies for recreational purpose and visit Lok Kala Mandal & 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 Udaipur.
11 Day: Udaipur- Chittourgarh-Udaipur (112 kms - 3 hours)
After early breakfast first take an excursion to Chittourgarh, spread over 13 square kms, unlike other forts you can explore this fort by the vehicle you are travelling, Chittourgarh fort is the nightiest Fort in Indian History, The pride and glory of Rajasthan. Chittaurgarh echoes with the tales of romance and valour unique to the Rajput tradition. A ruined citadel, where the royal past lives in its imposing forts, graceful palaces and spectacular 'chhatris'in the fort vicinity visit Kirti Stambha, Rana-Kumbha Palace, Padmini Palace, Meera Temple and Kumbha Shyam Temple and Kalika Mata Temple, State Archaeological Museum. Later drive back to Udaipur. In the evening you can enjoy boat ride at Lake Pichola. Overnight at Udaipur.
12 Day: Udaipur-Nathdwara -Deogarh- Pushkar: (275 kms - 5 ½ hour)
After breakfast checkout and drive to Pushkar enroute visit to Nathdwara to visit Shreenath Ji Temple. Continue to drive, later lunch at the magnificent Deogarh Mahal with short visit at the historical Deogarh Fort. On arrival at Pushkar, transfer to the hotel, evening free for relax or a walk at the Ghats of Pushkar Lake. Overnight at the hotel.
13 Day: Pushkar - Jaipur (135 kms - 2 ½ hours)
After breakfast visit the only temple of Lord Brahma surrounded by Pushkar Lake. On the banks of the lake you will see devotees taking dip into the holy waters of Pushkar & offering prayers. Also visit the Pushkar Fair Site, which is right opposite the Pushkar Lake. Optionally you can visit to Ajmer Khwaja Dargah in Ajmer (11 kms). After lunch drive to Jaipur, on arrival transfer to the hotel. Later in the evening visit to Birla Temple, speculator marble temple, glitters in the in the night, later 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.
14 Day: Jaipur
Today after breakfast explore the Pink City with an excursion to Amber Fort, situated just outside the city, enjoy the experience of travelling on elephant back to and from the top of the hill on which the fort is situated. Afternoon sightseeing tour of City Palace in the heart of Jaipur is known for its blend of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. Not far away is the Central Museum. Jantar Mantar is the largest of the five observatories built by Sawai Jai Singh. The Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Winds was constructed for the royal ladies to watch the royal processions without being seen, all monuments are located in the vicinity of City Palace Complex of Jaipur. Later late afternoon is kept free to visit the famous Markets of Textiles, Gems, Carpets, and handicrafts. Jaipur is an ideal place for buying souvenirs. One can also visit Nahargarh Fort to see it illuminated over the floodlights. Optionally in the evening you can take Cycle Rickshaw ride to enjoy the city at mosphere. Overnight at the hotel.
15 Day: Jaipur:
Today morning take an excursion to Samode (40 kms) from Jaipur, where you can encounter the authentic village life, you can enjoy camel ride/cart ride and see the magnificent Samode Palace. After spending the daytime, return to Jaipur, in the evening you can enjoy cycle rickshaw ride to explore the colorful market of Jaipur.
16 Day: Jaipur- Agra: (230 kms, 5 - 6 hours)
After breakfast drive to Agra en route visit the Old Deserted Town of Mughal Dynasty – Fathepur Sikri, visit Panch Mahal, Bulund Darwaza & Shrine of Shaikh Salim Chisti. Later continue to proceed Agra. On arrival check in to the hotel. Evening free for leisure and relax. Overnight at Agra.
17 Day: Agra
Early morning visit to witness incomparable Taj Mahal with its’ speculative view at sunrise. Taj Mahal, the architectural modern day wonder of the world; this monument is a fine example of the fusion of many architectural styles is one of the wonders of the modern world. Taj, endowed it with some of the loveliest buildings in the world. The tour continues with a visit to the Agra Fort from where one can get the most moving view of the Taj from the little octagonal tower in the Agra Fort which lies across the river Jamuna. Return to the hotel for overnight stay. Later visit the Pearl Mosque and the Tomb of Itamad-ud-Daula built by Empress Noorjehan in memory of her father. Optionally in the evening you may visit to the souvenirs market of Agra, one should visit Oswal Emporium where they have built a mini Taj Mahal inside their showroom and it took 10 years for the artists to complete the mini replica of the Taj. The show room conducts free sound & light show showing t he eras of Taj Mahal. Overnight in Agra.
18 Day: Agra – Satna (By Train)
After breakfast day free to rest and relax. Later check out and transfer to the railway station to board the schedule train (Mahakaushal Express-1450) for Satna departure at 1938 hours. Overnight stay at the board.
19 Day: Satna - Khajuraho (118 kms – 2 ½ hours)
Assistant on arrival at Satna Railway station at 0655 hours. Then drive to the Khajuraho. On arrival transfer to the hotel. Later after rest visit Western group of Temples consisting of the massive Laxman Temple dedicated to lord Vishnu, the Laxmi and Varaha temples dedicated to Vishnu’s consort Laxman, the Kandariya Mahadev Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and the Chausath Yogini temple dedicated to goddess Kali. Also visit Archaeological museum with its collection of stone sculptures of the Chandela dynasty. Overnight at the hotel in Khajuraho.
20 Day: Khajuraho - Varanasi (By Air)
After breakfast visit Eastern group of Temples and visit the Jain temples of Parsvanath, Adinath, and Shanti Nath. Later early after noon return to the hotel for checkout and then transfer to airport to board the flight 9w334 for Varanasi depart Khajuraho at 1330 hrs, assistance on arrival in Varanasi at 1410 hrs, transfer to the hotel. Relax for some time & take an excursion tour to Sarnath – 10 kms visit the deer park and Bodhi Tree where Lord Buddha preached his First Sermon. Drive back to Varanasi, evening free to relax, overnight in Varanasi.
21 Day: Varanasi
Early morning boat ride on the Ganges at dawn when it is full of pilgrims is an amazing place to witness the living traditions of one of the world's oldest and most important religions. While on the boat you will also see the cremation ceremonies of dead bodies as per Hindi Rituals. After lunch proceed on a tour of the temples of Varanasi visiting the Golden Temple dedicated to lord Shiva, the Durga temple dedicated to goddess Durga. Interestingly the Durga Temple is also known as the Monkey Temple due to the large number of monkeys found in the Temple premises, In the evening you can take a walk through the narrow lane to explore and colourful market of the ancient city. Rest of the evening free for leisure. Overnight at the hotel.
22 Day: Varanasi – Mumbai: (By Air)
After breakfast optionally you can visit optionally you can visit to Banaras Hindu University - probably the largest residential university in Asia, in the university visit at Bharat Kala Museum. After visit return to the hotel and check out, transfer to the airport to board the flight IC 805 for Mumbai departs at 1555 hours, assistance on arrival at Mumbai, transfer to the hotel. Rest of evening free for leisure and overnight at the hotel.
23 Day: Mumbai:
After breakfast takes a sight seeing tour of Bombay, drive to Gateway of India and from here cruise by motorboats to Elephanta Caves. A flight of 100 steps takes you to the top of the hill where it is set. The caves houses large pillars that seem to hold the ceiling, which is made up of cross beams. The picturesque presentations of the 9 marvellous sculptured panels, set on the walls are awe-inspiring. The most famous of the panels is the Trimurthi, or triple-headed Shiva, where the God is depicted as the destroyer, the preserver and the creator. Later in the afternoon cruise back to Gateway of India, one can have lunch at the Taj Hotel or other several good Restaurants like Leopold & Mondegar serving continental cuisines. Later visit Prince of Wales Museum, Parliament House, Marine Drive, Jain Temple, Hanging Gardens, Return back to the hotel for overnight.
23 Day: Mumbai - Aurangabad (By Air)
After breakfast the day is free for leisure, you can visit renowned shopping malls Like Inorbit, Cross Road, West End, local cloth market, fashion street, after lunch transfer to the domestic airport to board the Flight No. IC -887 departs at 1540 hours and arrive Aurangabad at 1625 hours. Half-day sight seeing of the city of Aurangabad. Overnight stay in the hotel.

Optionally from Mumbai to Aurangabad you can go by surface also .It is 400 kms and take 6/7 hours. There is only one flight from Udaipur to Mumbai, which operates in the morning.
24 Day: Aurangabad – Ajanta (105 kms – 1 ½ hours)
After breakfast for excursion of 105 kms to witness famous Ajanta caves. Ajanta is one of the few historical and architectural marvels of India. Recognized as the World Heritage site today, it was discovered during the 19th century by a group of British officers who were on a tiger hunt. The Ajanta group of caves, located deep within the Sahyadri hills above the Waghora, depicts the story of Buddhism that prevailed here during 200 BC to 650 AD. After visiting Ajanta Caves drive back to Aurangabad. Return to Aurangabad for overnight.
25 Day: Aurangabad – Ellora (30 kms – ½ hours)
After breakfast take a sight seeing tour of Ellora, one of the highly visited World heritage sites of India. It houses 34 monasteries and temples with some exclusive uninterrupted sequence of monuments that date back from 600 to 1000 AD. The temples of Ellora are dedicated to Brahmanism, Jainism, and Buddhism. It also has some of the excellent stonework depicting the legends related to Lord Shiva. Return to the Aurangabad for overnight stay.
26 Day: Aurangabad - Bombay – Goa (By Air)
Early morning check out the hotel and transfer to the airport to board the flight no. I\9W 104 depart at 0845 hours, on arrival at Mumbai airport at 0945 hours, onwards take a connecting flight to Goa (W 458 depart at 1200 hours, assistance on arrival at 1305 hours at Goa, transfer to the beach resort. Evening free for relax. Overnight at the hotel.
27 Day: Goa
After breakfast, the day free to enjoy the beaches and amenities available at the resort .You can take a sightseeing tour of Old Goa –10 km from Panjim, the basilica of Bom Jesus, the 16th century church dedicated to infant Jesus and enshrining the mortal remains of St. Francis Xavier, is one of the most important sight of Goa .The other Churches in the same area are St. Cathedral, with its vaulted interior, Church of our Lady of Rosary and Nunnery of St. Monica. The Aguada Fort built by the Portuguese commands the mouth of the Mondovi River and houses a lighthouse. And in the evening enjoy Cruise over Mondovi River. Overnight stay at hotel.
28 Day: Goa
After breakfast sightseeing of Calangute and Vagator beaches. Rest of the day free for leisure at beach and resort.
29 Day: Goa - Mumbai (By Air)
After breakfast, check out from the hotel transfer to the airport to board the schedule flight for Mumbai depart Goa at 1345 hours and arrival Mumbai at 1445 hours. On arrival transfer to the hotel. Later in the evening free for rest and leisure activities in the hotel. Overnight stay at Mumbai.
30 Day: Mumbai-Hometown
After breakfast you can take a tour of Mumbai market, Iscon temple, Juhu Chowpaty, later transfer to the International airport to board the scheduled flight for hometown. On departure the tour concludes with happy memories.

Note:

1. Customized Tour: Above tour programme can be customized, as per the preference by the guest in terms of arrival and departure dates and destinations, adding or skipping of any destination, no. of days etc.,

2. Tour Cost: The cost of the above tour programme will be based on the preference of hotels’  category i.e. 2-  3 -  4 -  5 and 5 Star deluxe, as well as standard and deluxe heritage hotels, beside that no. of persons traveling together and travel period effect tour cost.

The tour package will be inclusive of: hotel accommodation, air-conditioned car with English speaking driver (24 hours at disposal) for all transfers, sightseeing, intercity travel, and guide at the time of sightseeing, meals as per hotel package. 

3. Individual Tour: The above programme   is exclusive for any individual guest and their family only, (no sharing with any other tourist).

4. Group
Tours: The above tour programme can be executed for group tours, if the guest or an agency forms a group in their own country. Conducting and forming a group tour in India with different nationals is not feasible.

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