North India Tour Guide & Driver

Agra & Rajasthan 15 Days

14 Nights / 15 Days – Delhi – Shekhawati – Bikaner – Jaisalmer – Jodhpur – Ranakpur – Kumbhalgarh – Udaipur – Bijaipur – Ranthambore – Pushkar – Jaipur – Agra

Day 1 – Arrive in Delhi

On arrival at Delhi airport our representative having a placard displaying your name will meet you to pick you up and transfer to your hotel. Overnight at hotel in Delhi.

Day 2 – Delhi – Shekhawati Region: Nawalgarh
270km / 6 hours

After breakfast visit of New Delhi. First of all you will visit India Gate, President House (Rashtrapati Bhawan) and Parliament house. Later you will visit Qutab Minar. In the afternoon drive to Shekhawati region. Arrive and check into the hotel. Stay in a heritage hotel Koolwal Kothi in Nawalgarh village.

Havelis in MandawaDay 3 – Shekhawati Region: Nawalgarh – Bikaner
190km / 4 hours

After breakfast visit the frescoed Havelis. The painted Havelis of Nawalgarh and Mandawa (pictured) that belong to its rich merchants including the Chowkhani Haveli, Gulab Rai Ladia Haveli and Mohahanlal Saraf Haveli and most of the paintings and frescoes have local deities and daily desert lifestyle as its main theme. Drive to Bikaner. Arrive and visit Junagarh Fort of Bikaner. The very unusual character of this fort as compared to the forts in Rajasthan it is built on the plain desert whereas all other forts in Rajasthan are on hilltops. The palace complex has decorated interiors which are perhaps the best preserved in the country. Take a tuktuk ride to visit Old city. Overnight stay at hotel in Bikaner.

Day 4 – Bikaner – Phalodi – Jaisalmer
335km / 6 hours

Breakfast at the hotel and later drive to Jaisalmer via Phalodi. Phalodi is a small city situated in Thar desert. You will visit Bawari village school and surroundings. You can also take a Jeep safari to meet farmers, villagers and tribes. Then drive towards Jaisalmer.

Arrive in Jaisalmer and check into the hotel. Evening free at leisure. Overnight stay in the hotel in Jaisalmer.

Camel ride in the dunes of SamDay 5 – Jaisalmer – Sam – Jaisalmer
40km / 1 hour

After breakfast visit the city. Walk up to the Jaisalmer fort, through the narrows streets dotted with temples & havelis. You will visit the fort, Gadisar Lake, famous havelis and Bada Bagh. In the evening drive to Sam dunes to see the sun set. Also enjoy camel ride at the dues. Return to the hotel for overnight stay in Jaisalmer

Day 6 – Jaisalmer – Jodhpur
285km / 5 hours

Morning drive to Jodhpur. Arrive in Jodhpur and visit the fort. Jodhpur is the second largest city of Rajasthan. It still fulfils its historic role as the area’s main trading center for wood, cattle, camels, cotton, salt, and agricultural crops.

Mehrangarh FortThe Old city is surrounded by a huge nine and a half Kilometer long wall which has seven gates. Some of the houses and temples are of richly carved stone, in particular the buildings near the Sadar Bazar.

Visit the Mehrangarh Fort (pictured) situated on a steep hill - Mehrangarh Fort is one of the largest forts in India. To enter the Mehrangarh fort, seven gates have to be crossed. Some of these gates still bear marks of many a siege that this fort has withstood. Overnight stay at the hotel in Jodhpur.

Day 7 – Jodhpur – Ranakpur – Kumbhalgarh  
270km / 6 hours

After breakfast, drive to Ranakpur. Visit the Jain temples. Continue drive to Kumbhalgarh. Arrive and check in to the hotel. In the late afternoon visit Kumbhalgarh fort. Overnight stay at the hotel in Kumbhalgarh.

Day 8 – Kumbhalgarh – Udaipur
85km / 1½ hours

After breakfast drive to Udaipur. Arrive and visit the lake city. Visit the City Palace. It is the largest palace in Rajasthan. Also visit the Jagdish Temple and Sahelion-Ki-Bari or the "Gardens of the Maids of Honor". Later enjoy a relaxing boat ride at Lake Pichola. Overnight stay at the hotel in Udaipur.

Day 9 – Udaipur – Chittorgarh - Bijaipur
160km / 3 hours

After breakfast drive to Bijaipur. En route visit Chittorgarh Fort. After the visit continue drive towards Bijaipur. Arrive and check in to the hotel Castle Bijaipur. Castle Bijaipur is a 16th century castle set in the serene Vindhyanchal ranges near Chittorgarh. A wildlife sanctuary adjacent to the castle has leopard, chinkara, spotted and four-horned deer, crocodile and wild boar as well as a variety of birds. Overnight at the fort Castle Bijaipur.

Day 10 – Bijaipur –Pushkar
200km / 4 hours

After breakfast drive to Pushkar. Arrive and check into your hotel. Later visit of Brahma temple, Pushkar lake. Stroll in local bazar of Pushkar town.

Day 11 – Pushkar – Jaipur   
160km / 3 hours

After breakfast drive to Jaipur. Arrive in Jaipur and check into the hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure to explore the city and market. If you are interested we can also arrange a cooking class with an Indian family. Overnight at the hotel in Jaipur.

Day 12 – Jaipur visit

Breakfast at the hotel and proceed to Amber fort. Here you will enjoy an Elephant ride. Visit the Amber fort and later return back to Jaipur city for sight seeing of other prominent monuments. Visit the Palace of Winds also known as Hawa Mahal, this elaborate building, now little more than a façade, is encrusted with delicate screens and carved balconies from which the royal ladies, confined to their quarters, could sneak views of the outside world.
Also visit City Palace, where you can see Chandra Mahal, Shri Gobind Deo Temple and the City Palace Museum; also visit Jantar Mantar, a royal observatory with masonry astronomical instruments. In the evening you can visit the famous rug factory and gem factory, where you can see skilled artisans doing intricate work of gem cutting and polishing. Overnight stay at hotel in Jaipur.

Ranthambore National Park Wildlife SafariDay 13 – Jaipur - Ranthambore
180km / 3½ hours

After breakfast drive to Ranthambore national park. Arrive and check into your hotel. Later in the afternoon visit Ranthambore National Park. Enjoy a Jeep safari in the park. See the wild animals and the tigers. Overnight at the hotel in Ranthambore.

Day 14 – Ranthambore - Abhaneri – Fatehpur Sikri – Agra
290km / 6 hours

Breakfast at the hotel and drive to Agra. En route you will visit Abhaneri step well, a hidden treasure and worth visiting place.

Abhaneri The City of Brightness is a small town village, situated at 95km before from Jaipur. Originally Abhaneri was named as Abha Nagri, which means the city of brightness, but due to mispronunciation of the term, it changed to the present name. Today, the city is in ruins; yet it still attracts tourists from across the globe.

Continue drive towards Fatehpur Sikri. Visit Fatehpur Sikri. The great ruler Akbar set up his capital here, and built a grand city, but after only 40 years the water supply became too difficult to maintain in this dry area, so all of the inhabitants packed up and moved on. They left behind a phenomenal collection of grand temples and palaces, with the ruins of old houses standing between them. Now it is an atmospheric ghost city, full of green parrots and monkeys. After the visit continue drive towards Agra. Arrive and check in to the hotel. Overnight at hotel in Agra.

Early morning visit the Taj MahalDay 15 – Agra – Delhi
200km / 3½ hours

Early morning visit the Taj Mahal. It was built by Shah Jahan as a token of his love for his deceased wife, and is undoubtedly the most romantic burial site in the world.

Return to hotel for breakfast and then visit Agra fort. Later in the evening drive to Delhi. On arrival visit the Shikh Temple of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib.

In the late evening you will be taken to a local city restaurant for farewell dinner. After the dinner transfer to the international airport to board the flight back to your country.

 

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