Classic North

15 Nights &16 Days

DAY 1 :
ARRIVAL DELHI
Kerala Tourism
Met upon arrival at Indira Gandhi International airport by our representative and transfer to hotel. Check in and overnight at the hotel.
DAY 2 :
DELHI
Kerala Tourism
After breakfast explore the city of Delhi with a full day city tour. Visit the Red Fort, a monument laid out along the river Yamuna as an irregular octagon. Surrounded by a wall of about 2.4 kms in circumference, it is built of red sandstone. The Mogul ruler Shah Jahan transferred his capital from Agra to Delhi and, after nine years, the fort was completed in 1648. The fort has two main entrances, the Delhi Gate and the Lahori Gate. The latter faces Chandni Chowk, the city's most crowded but diverse market. The Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India, was also built by Shah Jehan. The Humayun' s Tomb, an attractive structure, is believed to be the fore-runner of the famous Taj Mahal of Agra. The most well-known landmark of Delhi, Qutub Minar, is one of the earliest remains of imperial Delhi (13th century) and the tallest monuments of early times. Also pass by the India Gate, Connaught Place and the Presidents Palace. Stay overnight at the hotel.
DAY 3 :
DELHI - AGRA (BY ROAD 210 KM)
Kerala Tourism
After breakfast leave for Agra, the City of theTaj, visit Sikandra en route. This large and impressive structure is the tomb of Akbar. Upon arrival check into the hotel. Afternoon city tour of Agra, visiting the Taj Mahal, the most extravagant monument ever built for love. The Agra Fort, built by Emperor Akbar is another attractive monument with the maze of courtyards, mosques and the private chambers of the Fort. Amongst other monuments are the Itmad-ud-Daulah or the 'Baby Taj', a smaller and quieter replica of the Taj. Stay overnight at the hotel.
DAY 4 :
AGRA / JAIPUR BY ROAD 237 KMS
Kerala Tourism
After breakfast drive to Jaipur visit Fatehpur Sikri en route. A World Heritage site, Akbar built this to pay tribute to the great Sufi saint, Salim Chisti, for his blessings to the King. The Panch Mahal or the 'palace of five storeys' and the Buland Darwaza, a massive gate which provides entrance to the complex are among the finest specimens of Mogul architecture. Upon arrival, check into the hotel.
DAY 5 :
JAIPUR
Kerala Tourism
Morning enjoy an excursion to Amber Fort including an elephant ride. The Fort was originally built in the 16th century by Maharaja Man Singh. It encloses within it superb palaces and a beautiful temple in marble dedicated to the fearsome Goddess Kali. In the afternoon, visit the City Palace Museum which contains elaborate wardrobes, magnificent armory and intricate carved weapons. Close by is the Observatory built in 1728 by Jai Singh II.Also admire the Hawa Mahal (Wind Palace), from where the palace women could watch the activities of the big bazaar below, without being observed. A must-do in Jaipur is shopping - jewellery, handicrafts, clothes and the famous lakh bangles. Stay overnight at the hotel.
DAY 6 :
JAIPUR - BIKANER BY TRAIN
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Morning at leisure at Jaipur. Intime transfer to railway station to connect train for Bikaner. Upon arrival check in and stay overnight at hotel.
DAY 7 :
BIKANER
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Bikaner, a desert town surrounded by a high crenellated wall, which was once an important staging post on the great caravan routes. This day explore Bikaner visit the lavishly decorated palace complex within the Junagarh Fort. The Diwan-i-Khas (Hall Of Private Audience), the Phool Mahal (Palace of flowers), the Anup Mahal and the Badal Mahal (Cloud Palace) are known for their stylish designs. Visit the Sri Sadul Museum on the first floor of Lalgarh Palace, built in pink sandstone. The Museum houses fine exhibits and old photographs recording the lifestyle of the Maharajas like their hunting parties. Also visit the Ganga Golden Jubilee museum. Stay overnight at the hotel.
DAY 8 :
BIKANER - JAISALMER BY ROAD 333KMS
Kerala Tourism
After breakfast leave by road for Jaisalmer, a captivating sandy outpost dubbed the Golden City because of honey color imparted to its stone ramparts by the setting sun. Upon arrival check into the hotel. Rest of the afternoon at leisure. Stay overnight at the hotel.
DAY 9:
JAISALMER
Kerala Tourism
After breakfast explore the Jaiselmer visiting the 800-year-old sandstone Fort that dominates the entire town with its presence atop the Trikuta hill. The Fort encloses a number of exquisitely carved havelis (mansions) of merchants. Also visit the Jain temples dating back to the 12th and 15th centuries. The main market outside the walls is the Manak Chowk (Square). You can access a number of havelis from lanes leading off from here. Each one bears has a unique stone-carved faqade with delicate sculptures, stone lattices and dainty little balconies The most renowned is the Patwon-ki-Haveli. In the afternoon visit Gharisar, which once supplied water to the city. Proceed to Sam Sand Dunes and enjoy a camel ride upto the Sunset Point. Stay overnight at the hotel.
DAY 10 :
JAISALMER - JODHPUR BY ROAD 295 KMS
Kerala Tourism
Drive to Jodhpur, the second largest city in Rajasthan. Upon arrival check into the hotel. In the afternoon, visit the Mandore Gardens, the capital of the Rathore clan before Jodhpur. Located within extensive gardens are the cenotaphs of the former Jodhpur rulers. Stay overnight at the hotel.
DAY 11 :
JODHPUR - UDAIPUR BY ROAD
Kerala Tourism
Enjoy a full day city tour of Jodhpur. In the morning visit the Meherangarh Fort, built during the 15th and 16th centuries. Within the Fort are some magnificent palaces with superb collections of palanquins, elephant hawdahs (seats used by the royalty during processions), miniature paintings of various schools, musical instruments, costumes and furniture. Stop by at the Jaswant Thada which harbors royal cenotaphs built in white marble. Also visit the colorful local market around the popular landmark, the Clock Tower. Afternoon drive road to Udaipur, which has been called the Venice of the East. En route visit the 15th century Jain temples at Ranakpur. The main temple is dedicated to Adinath. It has 29 halls that take up most of the covered space and an army of over four hundred columns that raise the dome skywards. Intricate carvings detail mythological figures, patterns and motifs on the walls, pillars and domes. The scale is anything but compromising. Upon arrival, check into the hotel for an overnight stay.
DAY 12 :
UDAIPUR
Kerala Tourism
After breakfast Take a half-day afternoon city tour and visit the City Palace, a marvel of marble and granite. This is the largest palace in Rajasthan and never fails to delight one with its exquisite workmanship. The shrine of Dhuni Mata and the museum of Rana Pratap are the highlights of this complex. Sahelion-Ki-Bari, a short distance away, has four pools and delicately carved kiosks in marble. The Jagdish temple houses some imposing sculpted figures and heavily ornamented interiors. Built in the early 18th century, this is now a popular tourist spot. The Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir and the Fatehsagar Lake are the other sights that one could catch. Stay overnight at the hotel.
DAY 13 :
UDAIPUR - DELHI BY MNG FLIGHT; DELHI -AMRITSAR BY AFTN TRAIN
Kerala Tourism
Morning connect flight for Delhi, upon arrival Delhi transfer to railway station to connect train for Amritsar. Upon arrival Amritsar transfer to hotel. Stay overnight at hotel.
DAY 14 :
AMRITSAR / DELHI BY AFTERNOON TRAIN
Kerala Tourism
Morning city tour of Amritsar visiting Golden temple and Jalianwallah Bagh. Intime transfer to railway station to connect the return train for Delhi. Upon arrival Delhi transfer to hotel. Stay overnight at hotel.
DAY 15 :
DELHI
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On time transfer to international airport to connect the return flight.
DAY 16 :
DELHI / RETURN FLIGHT
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On time transfer to international airport to connect the return flight.