INDIA DEL NORTE
PROGRAM FOR NORTH INDIA 15 DAYS DELHI – MANDAWA – BIKANER –JAISALMER –JODHPUR – UDAIPUR PUSHKAR – JAIPUR –BHARATPUR –FATEHPUR SIKRI – AGRA DAY 01 ARRIVAL DELHI Assistance on arrival at Delhi International airport followed by transfer to the hotel. Upon arrival, check in to the hotel. Overnight at the Hotel. DAY 02 DELHI After breakfast, tour briefing by India Insight Tours Staff followed by full day city tour of Old & New Delhi. The tour shall take you to the Old Delhi where you shall visit the Jama Masjid which is more than 350 year old Mosque. From there, take a rickshaw and ride through the narrow lanes of old market seeing colorful markets bustling with crowds. The ride
shall end at Red Fort for a quick photo stop from outside. Also visit, Raj Ghat - a memorial of Mahatma Gandhi after which you shall dive to the New Delhi which is feels like a different city altogether. Visit Humayun's Tomb, Qutub Minar and drive past Indian Gate, Government Building lining the Janpath area on your way to Bangla Sahib - a famous Sikh Temple. After having return back to the hotel overnight at the Hotel.
DAY 03 DELHI / MANDAWA DISTANCE: 257 KMS DRIVING TIME: 05 HRS APPRX After breakfast drive to Mandawa. It is located in the heart of the shekhawati region of Rajasthan and is known for its frescos and paintings. The initial part of the drive is through the typical Indian villages. Upon arrival, check in to hotel.
Afternoon walk around the colorful village dotted with its colorful shops selling a wide variety of things. Without local guide.
Dinner and Overnight at hotel. DAY 04 MANDAWA / BIKANER DISTANCE: - 192 KMS. DRIVING TIME: - 04 HRS 30 MINS APPRX. After breakfast, commence drive to Bikaner. Upon arrival, check in to the hotel. In the afternoon have visits of Bikaner. Places to visit include… Junagarh Fort Camel Breeding form Jain Temples. After having visit, return back to the hotel. Overnight at the Hotel DAY 05 BIKANER / JAISALMER DISTANCE: - 332 KMS. DRIVING TIME: - 06 HRS 50 MINS APPRX. After breakfast, commence drive to Jaisalmer. "Island in the sand", as it is also known. Rawal Jaisal in 1156 founded it. Lying at the extreme edge of Rajasthan, Jaisalmer is a tiny jewel in the heart of the tar, the Great Indian Desert. Once the capital of the Bhati Rajputs, the medieval city rises in a sea of sand on a low range of hills surrounded by a stone wall three miles around- a towering vision in delicate yellow hue-only infrequently broken by green oasis. On arrival, check into hotel.
Evening explore around this magnificent fort city.
Overnight at the Hotel. DAY 06 JAISALMER After breakfast commence half day city tour of Jaisalmer. Places to visit include
Gadisagar Lake Jaisalmer Fort which has numerous Jain Temples and Palaces Nathmal Haveli Patwa Haveli
Afternoon is at leisure.
Evening drive to Sam, 30 minutes out of Jaisalmer, to witness the magnificent sunset of the mighty dunes. Enjoy Camel ride.
After camel ride, return back to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel DAY 07 JAISALMER / JODHPUR DISTANCE: 310 KMS DRIVING TIME: 05-06HRS After breakfast, commence drive to Jodhpur. Jodhpur once the capital of the state Marwar, Jodhpur is built tumbling down a low sandstone hill, right on the edge of the great Thar Desert. Upon arrival, check in to the hotel. Later have a city tour of Jodhpur, Places to visit include, Mehrangarh Fort (Enjoy Tuk - Tuk ride) Jaswant Thada Ummaid Bhawan Palace After visit return back to hotel DAY 08 JODHPUR / RANAKPUR / UDAIPUR DISTANCE: 255 KMS.DRIVING TIME: 04 HRS 30 MINS APPRX. After breakfast, commences drive to Udaipur En-route visit Ranakpur. It is famous for Jain Temples at Ranakpur.
Enroute visit Ranakpur.
After having visit continue drive to Udaipur. Upon arrival, check in to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel. DAY 09 UDAIPUR After breakfast, have a half day city tour of Udaipur. Places of visits include…
The Maharana’s City Palace standing on the edge of the lake Pichola. Afternoon enjoy the boat ride on sheared basis on lake Pichola.
After having visits, return back to the hotel. Overnight at the Hotel. DAY 10 UDAIPUR / PUSHKAR DISTANCE: 280 KMS DRIVING TIME: 05 HRS After breakfast commence drive to Pushkar. Pushkar the famous place for its annual fare. Every autumn lot of devout Hindus and tourist assemble at Pushkar at karthik Purnima, when the devout bathe in the Pushkar Lake’s holy water. This religious festival is also the occasion for the famous camel market which turns Pushkar into a festive city. According to sacred scripts, Lord Brahma - the first of the trinity - on passing this place dropped a lotus flower from his hand. Water sprang up from the spot where the petals fell, thus giving the lake its name - Pushkar that means lotus. Upon arrival, check in to the hotel. After quick wash and change have a visit of Pushkar Place to visit include without local guide.
Holy Lake Brahma Temple Other Temples
After having visit, return back to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel. DAY 11 PUSHKAR / JAIPUR DISTANCE: 145 KMS DRIVING TIME: 02 - 03 HRS
Early morning walk up to the hill top temple to get a Bird eye view of Pushkar in the morning dawn
After having visit, return back to the hotel for breakfast. After leisurely breakfast check out from the hotel and commence drive to Jaipur. Jaipur the capital of Rajasthan still looks cradled and well protected. Jaipur takes its name from maharaja jai Singh, who in the early 1700s became the king of amber at the age of 13. He soon added architect and astronomy to his credentials. He designed the bulk of his new capital, with its exquisite buildings of rose colored terra cotta, thus giving it the name of "the pink city" with pink and orange the dominant colors, the effect is magic at dusk. On arrival, check into the hotel.
Evening is spent exploring the city by visiting the local market.
Overnight at the Hotel. DAY 12 JAIPUR After breakfast, drive to Amber fort.
Enjoy an elephant ride while going up the fort.
In the afternoon, have a half day city tour of Jaipur. Places to visit include:
City Palace Jantar Mantar Hawa Mahal (From outside only)
After having visit, return back to hotel. Overnight at the hotel. DAY 13 JAIPUR / BHARATPUR DISTANCE: 186 KMS DRIVING TIME: 03 - 04 HOURS After breakfast commence your drive to Bhratpur. Bhratpur is a city in the Indian state of Rajasthan. Located in the Brij region, Bhratpur was once considered to be an impregnable city and was the capital of the Jat kingdom. Up on arrival check into the hotel later ….
Bhratpur Bird sanctuary (without local guide)
After having visit, return back to the hotel Overnight at the hotel. DAY 14 BHARATPUR / FATEHPUR SIKRI / AGRA JAIPUR / AGRA DISTANCE: 242 KMS DRIVING TIME: 04 HOURS After breakfast, commence drive to Agra….
En route, visit Fatehpur Sikri, “the Ghost City” which lies west of Agra.
From here continue drive to Agra a further 36 Kms from here. Agra is famous as being home to one of the Seven Wonders of the World-the Taj Mahal. Agra was once the capital of the Mughal Empire and even today it seems to linger in the past. Not surprising, for the Mughal emperors with their passion for building, endowed the city with some of the finest structures in the world. It is very easy to slip away here through the centuries into the grandeur and intrigues of the Mughal court. On arrival, check into hotel. After quick wash and Change have visits for the monuments in Agra. Visit includes…
The Red Fort The Itmad-ul-daulah.
After having visit, return back to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel
DAY 15 AGRA / DELHI (DEPARTURE) DISTANCE: 240 KMS DRIVING TIME: 03 HOURS
Early morning visit to The Monument of Love – Taj Mahal Enjoy Battery car ride from the parking till the gate of Taj Mahal (TAJ MAHAL REMAINS CLOSED ON EVERY FRIDAY).
After having visit, return back to the hotel for breakfast. After breakfast check out from the hotel and commence drive back to Delhi. On arrival, you will be provided in time assisted departure transfer to the airport to connect the flight for onward destination.
VALID PRICES TILL SEPTEMBER 30TH, 2016) NUM PAX / VEHICLE USED 6 PAX / AC TEMPO TRAVELER 4 PAX / AC TOYOTA INNOVA 2 PAX / AC TOYOTA INNOVA
PER PERSON PRICE IN EURO AND DBL ROOM € 1.250 PER PERSON € 1.325 PER PERSON € 1.500 PER PERSON
HOTELS: Hotels mentioned below or similar on mentioned meal plans: CITY
Hans plaza www.hanshotels.com Desert Resort www.mandawahotels.com Laxmi Niwas Palace www.laxminiwaspalace.com Fort Rajwada www.fortrajwada.com Ranbanka Palace www.ranbankahotels.com Rajputana Resort www.justahotels.com
Mandawa Bikaner Jaisalmer Jodhpur Udaipur
Pushkar Jaipur Bharatpur Agra
Jagat Palace www.hotelpushkarpalace.com Shahpura House www.shahpura.com Laxmi Vilas palace www.laxmivilas.com Four point by Sheraton www.starwoodhotels.com
Superior City View
NOTICE: Please note that the Hotels proposed in the quote may not be available at time of booking, in this situation suitable alternative hotel will be booked. In the situation suitable/similar hotel is not available a next available category will be booked n cost diff between the two hotels will be provided, in case of reduction we will refund the money but in case of supplements, the clients should be ready for the same. If we get higher category rooms such as club rooms etc clients will need to pay the difference if they choose this option. SERVICES INCLUDED: Complete transportation by an AC Toyota Innova, AC Tempo Traveler and AC Mini Coach as per the case may be including all airport transfers, hotel transfers, all sector drives and sightseeing as per the program. In Delhi, all arrival – departure transfer + 01 full day city tour is included. Vehicle for all intercity transfers, sightseeing and en route visits as indicated in detailed program from Day 03 Delhi / Mandawa till drop at Delhi airport on day 15 is included One time monuments entrances during the sightseeing as per the above program are included. Services of local Spanish speaking local guide during the sightseeing in Delhi, Udaipur, Jaipur, Fatehpur Sikiri and Agra and local English speaking guide during the sightseeing in Bikaner, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur as per the program is included. Travel insurance ACTIVITIES INCLUDED:
Rickshaw ride in Delhi is included is included Visit of Bangla Sahib in Delhi is included. 01 Camel Ride is included in Jaisalmer Tuk Tuk ride in Jodhpur is included Boat ride on seat basis at Lake Pichola in Udaipur is included Elephant Ride at Amber Fort in Jaipur is included. Battery car ride in Agra (from the parking till the gate of Taj Mahal) is included.
Any expenses of personal nature such not mentioned above Any meals apart from the ones mentioned above. Any camera fees Any airfares. Any expenses apart from the ones above. Visa procedure and cost