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North India Tours

Places Covered : TLV-DELHI - AGRA - FATEHPUR SIKRI(JAIPUR) - PUSHKAR - UDAIPUR - RANAKPUR – JODHPUR -JAISALMER-BIKANER-RISHIKESH-HARIDWAR-DELHI-TLV
Tour Duration : 12 Nights / 13 Days
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Detailed Itinerary :


Day 1 : TLV - Delhi(fly) :

Met upon arrival – meet and greet and I personally will be present to pick you up from the airport and transfer you to the Hotel. If we know what time you are arr. we can certainly fix up a small tour otherwise we can arrange once you are booked with the flight. If you arr Delhi even by afternoon – we can take you to Akshardham temple where you can see a performance which is interesting and later return back to hotel for overnight stay. O/n in the Hotel.

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Day 2 : Delhi - Agra (204 kms – 3 hrs) :

Have breakfast and drive to Agra. Upon arrival visit to :-
Taj Mahal is also called as Crown Palace, is in fact the most well preserved & architecturally beautiful tomb in the world. The English poet, Sir Edwin Arnold, as “Not a piece of architecture, best describes it as other buildings are, but the proud passions of an emperor’s love wrought in living stones."

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Day 3 : Agra - Fatehpur Sikri- Jaipur (225 kms – 4 hrs) :

Lv after breakfast to & visit Fatehpur Sikri :: The deserted city of sandstone built by Emperor Akbar. He had planned this city as his capital but shortage of water compelled him to abandon the city. After this within 20 years, the capital of Mughals was shifted to Lahore. It is the most perfectly preserved and complete Mughal palace city of all. Fatehpur Sikri is one of the finest examples of Mughal architectural splendor at its height. Although only ruined walls remain of the town, the magnificent palace complex still stands; the elaborately carved red sandstone almost as it was 400 years ago. Later proceed to Jaipur and upon arrival check inn the hotel and later drive around the city to have the feel of the colors. Jaipur - the Pink city of India, which is - Settled in the rugged hills of the Aravalis, Jaipur is the pristine jewel in the desert sands of Rajasthan. Jaipur is as remarkable for its marvelous architecture and town planning as it is for the lively spirit of the people who inhabit it.

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Day 4 : Jaipur - Jaipur

Leave after breakfast for full day city tour of Jaipur and visit to -
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.
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 and the City Palace Museum
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
Amber Fort Palace :: Amber is the 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 it's ultimate expression
Jal Mahal :: Also known as Water Palace, Built in the mid-18th century by Madho Singh I The Palace was developed as a pleasure spot and was used for the royal duck shooting parties. A causeway leads to Jal Mahal Palace situated in the middle of Man Sagar Lake, opposite the cenotaphs. Evening is free for shopping and over night stay in the Hotel.

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Day 5 : Jaipur - Pushkar (145 kms – 3 hrs) :

Leave after breakfast for Pushkar, the quiet little town of eastern Rajasthan, is located 11 km from Ajmer, on the edge of a small and beautiful lake. Pushkar is a city of 400 temples and 52 bathing ghats. Pushkar prides itself on being the site of the only temple of the Hindu God of Creation, Brahma. Every November, Pushkar comes alive with the vibrancy and colors of the famous Pushkar Fair and the full moon festivities at the Ghats. No pilgrimage is considered complete without a dip in the holy Pushkar Lake. Pushkar has as many as 400 temples and 52 ghats and the only temple in the country that is dedicated to Brahma is to be found here. While Pushkar is a heaven for the religiously inclined, it is also the venue of one of the country's most colourful cattle fairs - the Pushkar Fair of Hindus. ,
Pushkar Lake :: The pious Pushkar Lake is believed to having been created by the falling of lotus from the hand of Lord Brahma. It is considered to be as old as the creation.
Brahma Temple :: This is the only existing temple dedicated to lord Brahma and was constructed in the 14th century, standing on a high plinth with marble steps leading up to it.
Saraswati Temple :: Saraswati is the wife of Brahma. Literally her name means 'the flowing one' .In the Rig Veda she represents a river deity and is connected with fertility and purification. She is the goddess of the creative impulse, the source of music, beauty and eloquence. Evening free and & overnight stay in the Hotel.

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Day 6 : Pushkar - Pushkar:

Watch the early morning ceremonies performed at the lake and return back to the lodging for overnight stay. Day free for the shopping and to see the nearby bazar and overnight in the lodging.

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Day 7 :Pushkar - Udaipur :

Leave after breakfast for Udaipur – the city of the lakes – upon landing check inn the lodging and later continue for the sun set journey in Lake Pichola to see the lovely lake and its magnificence. Return back to the Hotel for overnight remain.

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Day 8 :Udaipur - Udaipur :

Have breakfast and proceed for city tour & visiting -
City Palace :: is one of the largest royal complexes in Rajasthan, situated on a promontory on the picturesque Lake Pichola. The complex has 11 beautiful palaces with balconies and towers. Offering the breathtaking view of the lake the City
Lake Palace :: also known as Jag Niwas is a beautiful Island Palace built by Maharana Jagat Singh II in 1754. Situated on picturesque Lake Pichola, the white marble structure appears like emerging out of the shimmering blue waters on the lake, creating a spellbound effect. Jag Mandir :: is another beautiful island palace on Lake Pichola, built by Maharaja Karan Singh in 1615 AD. The palace once sheltered the Mughal prince Khurram (later Emperor Shah Jahan, who built the world-famous Taj Mahal) who rebelled against his father Jehangir in the 1620's. The Palace has a giant stone sculpture of elephants and an impressive chattri (cenotaphs) that add to its beauty. Saheliyon- Ki- Bari :: garden was built in early 18th century AD as a retreat for ladies of the royal household to spend their time in leisure. The enchantingly beautiful Garden is famous for its lotus pool, fountains (in the shape of birds), lush green lawns, flowerbeds, and marble pavilions, offering a breathtaking view to visitors. Maharana Pratap Memorial (MOTI MAGARI) :: an impressive bronze statue of Maharana Pratap and his favourite and loyal horse, who was fiercely protective about his master and stood by him till his last breath, stands at the top of Moti Magri (Pearl Mount) overlooking Fateh Sagar. Lake Pichola :: Pichola Lake derives its name from Pichola Village was submerged and Maharana Udai Singh enlarged the lake after he founded the city. He built a masonry dam known as Badipol and lake is now 4 km long and 3 km wide. This picturesque lake encloses the Jag Niwas Island and the Jag Mandir. And, the City Palace extends along its eastern banks. Evening is free for leisure and over night stays in the hotel.

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Day 9 : Udaipur - Ranakpur – Jodhpur :

Lv after breakfast for Jodhpur the blue city – and on the way visit - Ranakpur :: The temples which are beautiful sculptured Jain temples mark the glory of this renowned place. Marked as one of the five holy places for the Jain community, these were created in the 15 the century. During the reign of Rana Kumbha and are enclosed within a wall. The central Chaumukha [four faced temple] is dedicated to Adinathji the temple is an astounding creation with 29 halls and 1,444 pillars all distinctly carved and no two being alike is an amazing evidence of the genius sense of architecture that enhances the charm of the place. Later proceed to see a village BISHNOI Village - Bishnoi Village is marked with scenic beauty marked with Khejri trees and deer. Also in the village is the Guda Bishnoi Lake. Bishnoi village in Jodhpur. Later proceed to Jodhpur – upon arrival if you wish we can take you to the local market otherwise overnight stay in the Hotel.

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Day 10 : Jodhpur - Jodhpur :

Have breakfast and leave for the Blue city of Rajasthan ie. Jodhpur is located on the eastern fringe of the Thar Desert, has the distinction of neither being a part of the Thar Desert nor out of it. At best, it is a doorway to the wonderland of sand dunes and shrubs, rocky terrain and thorny trees. After lunch start visit the following: - Mehrangarh Fort :: Still run by the Maharaja of Jodhpur, this Majestic Fort is sprawled across a 125m high hill. This is one of the most impressive and formidable fort in fort-studded Rajasthan. A winding road from the city 5km below approaches the fort. Seven gates lead into the fort. Jaswant Thada :: On the way down from the fort, on left is Jaswant Thada, the graceful marble cenotaph of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II. His son Maharaja Sardar Singhji built the Taj Mahal of Marwar in the memory of Maharaj Jaswant Singhji II of Jodhpur. Maha Mandir :: The Mahamandir Temple is supported by 100 pillars and has carvings depicting yoga postures. Mandore Gardens :: Mandore was the former capital of Maharajas of Marwar and is located about 5 miles north of Jodhpur, but was later abandoned for the security of Mehrangarh fort. Later return to the Hotel for overnight stay.

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Day 11 : Jodhpur - Jaisalmer (320 kms – 5 hrs) :

Leave after breakfast for the Golden city of India - Jaisalmer - You appreciate the ride as the streets are totally unfilled and you just watch the camels and at specific places at some point the Deers and other untamed life - upon arr. eat and continue for a walking tour to: - HAVELIS - Nathmalji ki Haveli :: This late 19th century haveli displays intricate architecture and sheer craftsmanship. One very interesting fact about this haveli is that two brothers carved its two sides. Yellow sandstone elephants guard the building. Patwon ki Haveli :: This is one of the largest and most elaborate havelis in Jaisalmer. Located in a narrow alley, it is five storeys high. It has exquisitely carved pillars and extensive corridors and chambers. One of the rooms is painted with beautiful murals. Salim Singh ki Haveli :: 300 years old, this haveli was the residence of the powerful Mohta clan - ministers of the Jaisalmer rulers. The blue cupola roof with superbly carved brackets in the form of peacocks is distinctive, and an exquisite projecting balcony adorns the top storey. Evening watch the local dances in a restaurant while having the dinner - overnight in the Hotel.

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Day 12 : Jaislamer - Jaisalmer:

Have breakfast and proceed for full day city tour of Jaisalmer and visit: - The Fort :: This 12th century fort that withstood the ravages of time rises out of the sea of sand. Its rounded battlements of golden sandstone, echoes the colors of the desert. The fort has four approach gateways. Tazia Tower :: The pagoda - like five storey Tazia Tower rises from the Badal Mahal (Palace of Clouds). Each storey of the tower has a beautifully carved balcony. Muslim craftsmen built the tower, in the shape of a Tazia and gifted it to their royal patron. Gadsisar Lake :: It is a scenic rainwater lake surrounded with numerous beautiful shrines. The lake is a tranquil spot for outings. Lodurva (15 Kms) :: It is the ancient capital of Jaisalmer and an important pilgrim centre of the Jains Some of the magnificent Jain temples are located here. The temples have intricate carvings on the arches at the main entrance. A 'Kalptaru' or a divine tree is the main attraction of the temple. Manak Square :: A Main marketplace outside the fort leads to the narrow lanes dotted with famous havelis. Sam Sand Dunes (42 Kms) :: No trip to Jaisalmer is complete without trip to Most picturesque dunes of Sam . The ripples on the wind - caressed dunes, that create an enchanting mirage, are surely a delight for trigger- happy photographer. Various cultural programmed are organized against the back drop of these fascinating sand dunes, Exciting camel safaris allow you to get the real feel of the desert on the camel back - dinner and overnight in the Hotel.

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Day 13 : Jaislamer - Bikaner (300 kms – 5 hrs) :

Leave after breakfast for Bikaner. On arrival, transfer you to the hotel. Get fresh and then proceed to visit – Junagarh :: is built in 1593 A.D. by Raja Rai Singh, a general in the army of Emperor Akber. The structure is encircle by a moat and has beautiful palaces in between made of redstone and marbles. Devi Kund :: is a royal crematorium with several ornamented cenotaphs built in the memory of Bika Dynasty rulers. Maharaja Suraj Singh's cenotaph is the most impressive one created entirely with white marble with spectular rajputs paintings on the ceilings. Bhandasar Jain Temple :: is dedicated to the 23rd Tirthankara, Parasavnathji. The temples have colorful wall painting and some beautiful carving. Ganga Golden Jubilee Museum :: has one of the richest collections of terracotta ware, weapons miniature paintings of Bikaner schools and coins. It also has separate section displaying exclusive arts and crafts of the region. Over night stay in the hotel.

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Day 14 : Bikaner - Delhi :

Lv after breakfast for Delhi – upon arrival today we will take you to Red Fort so see SOUND & LIGHT Show which give the historical facts about the Mughal History and is like a beautiful story and is explained by sound and light effects. Later proceed back to the hotel for overnight stay.

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Day 15 : Delhi - Delhi :

Tour of New & Old Delhi – visit :- Local city tour of Old City – Hal day visiting:- Red Fort – The fort which got built for the residential purposes by the 5th Mughal Ruler Shahjahan who built Taj Mahal at Agra – visit – Hall for the common audience /Hall for the Private Audience /Personal Palace/Palace for the Royal Ladies and The Baths and the Pearl Mosque – took 9 years to complete. Jama Mosque – The biggest mosque of India , 20000 thousand people can pray at one time and gotr built by 5th Mughal Ruler Shahjahan. Silver Street –also called as Chandni Chowk – here you will have the walking tour for 2 hours or so to get into the narrow streets and to see the life in the 4 walls of the city – very different from New Delhi. Raj Ghat – the cremation ground of Mahatma Gandhi – the father of the nation who got assassinated by a hindu fanatic Nathu Ram Godse on 30th Jan, 1948 Gandhi Museum – the belongings of Mahatma Gandhi – who was popular for Non Violence. You come back to the hotel late afternoon after a tiring tour of Old City Proceed for New Delhi tour and visit to :- Humayun's tomb is the tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun in Delhi, India. The tomb was commissioned by Humayun's son Akbar in 1569-70, and designed by Mirak Mirza Ghiyas, a Persian architect chosen by Bega Begum Qutub Minar, at 72 meters, is the tallest brick minaret in the world. Qutub Minar, along with the ancient and medieval monuments surrounding it, form the Qutub Complex, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Lotus Temple, located in New Delhi, India, is a Bahá'í House of Worship completed in 1986. Notable for its flowerlike shape, it serves as the Mother Temple of the Indian subcontinent and has become a prominent attraction in the city The India Gate, is a war memorial located astride the Rajpath, on the eastern edge of the ‘ceremonial axis’ of New Delhi, India, formerly called Kingsway The Laxminarayan Temple is a clean temple up to large extent dedicated to Laxminarayan in Delhi, India. Laxminarayan usually refers to Vishnu, Preserver in the Trimurti, also known as Narayan, when he is with his consort Lakshmi. Agrasen ki Baoli, designated a protected monument by the Archaeological Survey of India under the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act of 1958, is a 60-meter long and 15-meter wide Evening time for to visit the local market. O/n in the Hotel.

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Day 16 : Delhi - Rishikesh (225 kms – 4.30 hrs) :

Lv after breakfast for the city of the saints – the holiest city of the Hindus and upon arr. visit to the evening ceremony which is performed everyday at the Banks of the river. This is the highlight of the tour – after the ceremony is over which is for about 1 hour proceed back to the hotel.

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Day 17 : Rishikesh - Rishikesh :

Local city tour of Rishikesh – visit :- Laxman Jhoola is an iron suspension bridge situated in Muni Ki Reti in Tehri Garhwal district of the Indian state of Uttarakhand. It was erected over the Ganges river and is a landmark of Rishikesh. Ram Jhula is an iron suspension bridge situated at Muni Ki Reti in Tehri Garhwal district in Indian state of Uttarakhand. Built in the year 1986, over river Ganges to cross the river and is a landmark of Rishikesh Ganga Aarti (Prayer) performed everyday at Parmarth Niketan an Ashram located on the banks of the River – Mantras from our holy book are chanted here by the Brahmins(Priest) Local Bazar would be another interesting place – the place is popular for its market and you can spend several hours looking at different stuff which they sell in the market. Rest of the day free.

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Day 18 : Rishikesh - Haridwar- Rishikesh :

Morning we will take you over for the Half day trek to a beautiful spring where you can swim also the water is blue – interesting trek passing through the jungle and duration of the trek is 4-5 hours – return back to the Hotel and proceed for Haridwar – the steps to the god – here you will see huge big ceremony here at any given time you will come across more than 50,000 people attending this ceremony which is performed on the banks of the River Ganga – and later you can visit the most colorful market and then drive back to

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Day 19 : Rishikesh - Delhi :

As per your most convenient time you can drive back to Delhi and you can visit the local market for the last minute shopping. Overnight in the hotel.

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Day 20 : Delhi - TLV :

As per yr flight timings – we will drop you at the airport to fly back home.

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