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Delhi Jaisalmer Jodhpur Udaipur Jaipur Agra Varanasi Kathmandu Delhi
( 17 Nights & 18 Days )

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Day 1 : Arrive Delhi. Transfer to hotel. Overnight Delhi.

Day 2 : Morning tour of tour of Old Delhi visiting Raj Ghat - the cremation sites of Mahatma Gandhi, Jama Masjid and drive past Red Fort and Chandni Chowk. Check-out from the hotel at 1200 hrs.
Afternoon visit Qutub Minar built by Qutub-ud-Din Aibek in 1199, Humayun's Tomb, India Gate (War Memorial Arch), Lakshminarayan Temple - a modern Hindu Temple. Also drive past President's House, Parliament House, Government Secretariat Buildings and Connaught Place shopping centre. Evening transfer to rail-station for Jaisalmer night train.

Night on board.

Day 03 : Morning in train. Arrive Jaisalmer at 1300 hrs. Transfer to hotel. Free time. Night in Jaisalmer.

Overnight Jaisalmer .

Day 04 : Morning tour to Jaisalmer. Visit the fort, bazaars and the old manasions known as haveli's. People still live in these ancient building dating from 12th to 15th centaury. Every house has exquisite carvings and filigreed work.
Afternoon free in Jaisalmer. Checkout from the hotel at 1200 hours. Later evening transfer to railway station for Jodhpur night train.

Night on board.

Day 05 : Morning arrive Jodhpur. Transfer to hotel. Later visit the Meharangarh Fort situated on a low sandstone Hill, including Moti-Mahal and Phool Mahal. Also visit Jaswant Thada, an imposing Marble Memorium built in 1899 and the museum located in the Umaid Public Gardens.

Afternoon free. Overnight Jodhpur.

Day 06 : Drive to Udaipur visiting Ranakpur Temples enroute. Ranakpur - 98 kms from Udaipur, the Jain Temples built in the 15th century are situated in the lovely valley of the Aravali. Its surrounding is quiet 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 & shade is really awe inspiring. Surya Temple and other Jain Temples are side attractions.

Overnight Udaipur.

Day 07 : Morning tour of Udaipur. Visit the City Palace, Jagdish Temple, drive around Fatehsagar Lake, Sahelion ki bari (Queen's resort for her friends) and Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir (Folk art museum).
Afternoon free.

Overnight Udaipur.

Day 08 : Morning free. Checkout at 1200 hrs. Evening transfer to railway-station for Jaipur night train.

Night on board.

Day 09 : Morning arrive Jaipur. Transfer to hotel. Later visit Amber Fort. Amber Fort was the ancient capital of the State. Visit the Sheesh Mahal or the Hall of Victory glittering with mirrors.
Afternoon tour of Jaipur. Jaipur - the capital of Rajasthan was given a colour coat of pink a century ago in honour of a visiting Prince. Built by Maharaja Jai Singh, the notable astronomer, this city is 260 years old.
Visit Maharaja's City Palace, & the Observatory . Drive past Hawa Mahal & through the pink rose residential & business areas.

Overnight Jaipur.

Day 10 : Day Free in Jaipur.Overnight Jaipur.

Day 11 : Morning transfer to rail-station for Agra train. Arrive Agra. Transfer to hotel.
Afternoon visit the world famous Taj Mahal built by the Mughal Emperor Shahjehan in 1630 for his Queen Mumtaz Mahal to enshrine her mortal remains. Later visit the Agra Fort containing the Halls of Public and Private Audience. Taj Mahal is closed on Fridays.

Overnight Agra.

Day 12 : Day free in Agra and Check-out at 1200 hrs. Evening transfer to Tundla rail-station for Varanasi night train.

Night on board.

Day 13 : Morning arrive Mughalsarai (Varanasi) & and transfer to hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight Varanasi.

Day 14 : Early morning boat excursion on the river Ganges, a ferry pilgrimage from ghat to ghat. People bathe early in the morning to offer the prayers to the rising sun. The two cremation ghats are Manikarnika & Harishchandra where funeral pyre burns day and night.
Every pious Hindu believes that to die in Kashi and to be cremated on banks of the Ganges is to attain release from the cycle of birth and death.

Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight Varanasi.

Day 15 : Transfer to airport for Kathmandu flight. Arrive Kathmandu & transfer to hotel. Afternoon free.

Overnight Kathmandu.

Day 16 : Morning visit the Durbar Square, Hanuman Dhoka, the ancient royal residential quarter, Mahadev and Parvati Temple and other temples.

Afternoon free. Overnight Kathmandu.

Day 17 : Day free in Kathmandu.Overnight Kathmandu.

Day 18 : Transfer to airport. For Delhi flight. Arrive & transfer to city Center. Later transfer to airport.

Day 19 : Departure.