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North India Heritage Tour

Places Covered : Delhi - Jodhpur - Kumbhalgarh - Udaipur - Deogarh - Pushkar - Jaipur - Bhartpur - Agra - Delhi
Duration : 10 Nights / 11 Days

Day 1 : Delhi-Jodhpur
In the afternoon transfer to airport to board flight to Jodhpur. Meeting on arrival and transfer on your own to Hotel.
Later city tour of Jodhpur.

Mehrangarh FortMehrangarh Fort - founded in 1459 AD by Rao Jodha (after whom the city is named) the Fort is intricately adorned with long carved panels and latticed windows of exquisite designs in red sandstones. Also visit Jaswant Thada - an imposing white marble cenotaph built to commemorate the acts of bravery and generosity of the rulers in the 19th century.

Day 2 : Jodhpur-Kumbhalgarh
In the morning drive to Kumbhalgarh-4 to 5h. On arrival, check-in at Hotel.
In the afternoon, visit

Kumbhalgarh Fort - Located 64 kms north of Udaipur in the wilderness, Kumbhalgarh is the second most important citadel after Chittorgarh in the Mewar region. Cradled in the Aravali Ranges the fort was built in the 15th century by Rana Kumbha. Because of its inaccessibility and hostile topography the fort had remained un-conquered. It also served the rulers of Mewar as a refuge in times of strife. The fort also served as refuge to the baby king Udai of Mewar. It is also of sentimental significance as it is the birthplace of Mewar's legendary King Maharana Partap.

Day 3 : Kumbhalgarh-Udaipur
In the morning drive to Udaipur 2h. On arrival, check-in at Hotel.
Rest of day free.

Day 4 : Udaipur
In the morning, city tour of Udaipur.

City PalaceCity Palace Museum - The impressive complex of several palaces is a blend of Rajput and Mughal influences. Half of it, with agreat plaster facade, is still occupied by the royal family. Between the Bari Pol(Great Gate, 1600) to the north, and the Tripolia Gate(1713), are the eight toranas (arches), under which the rulers were weighed against gold and silver on their birthdays, which was then distributed to the poor. Beyond the Tripolia the Ganesh Deori Gate leads south to the fine Rai Angan(Royal Courtyard, 1571), with the Jewel Room. From here you can wander through a number of picturesque place enclosures of the Mardana, some beautifully decorated.

Jagdish Temple - built in 1651 AD was built by Maharana Jagat Singh. The temple, currently being renovated, is a fine example of the Nagari style. A shrine with a brass Garuda stands outside and stone elephants flank the entrance steps; within is a black stone image of Vishnu as Jagnnath, the Lord of the Universe.

Sahelion Ki Bari - (Garden of the Maids of Honour) Attractive and restful, this ornamental pleasure garden is a very pleasant spot.

An elegant round lotus pond has four marble elephants spouting water. To the north is a rose garden with over 100 varieties.

Day 5 : Udaipur-Deogarh
In the morning drive to Deogarh - 3h. On arrival, check-in at Hotel.
Rest of day free.

Day 6 : Deogarh-Pushkar
In the morning drive to Pushkar 4h. On arrival, check-in at Hotel.
In the afternoon, visit

Brahma Temple - The Brahma temple is an important pilgrim centre for the Hindus. It is nestled in the Pushkar valley, which lies beyond Nagaparvat and the Anasagar lake. This place, full of natural beauty, holds a special place in the hearts of Indian for it is believed that Lord Brahma, together with all the gods and goddesses, performed a Yagya here.

Pushkar LakePushkar Lake - It is semicircular lake around which there are 52 "Ghats". The max depth of the lake is 10 m. The lake is a holy place and is known as the kingof the "Trithas". The bath at Pushkar is thought to be more important than at any other place.

Day 7 : Pushkar-Jaipur
In the morning drive to Jaipur - 3h. On arrival, check-in at Hotel.
In the afternoon, visit

City Palace Museum - an imposing blend of traditional Rajasthan and Mughal Art. The museum is resplendent with its collection of robes of royal princes, carpets, an armory of old weapons, miniature paintings portraying court scenes, battle scenes and processions.

Jantar Mantar (Observatory) - an accurate observatory built in 1726 AD.

Day 8 : Jaipur
In the morning visit Amber Fort. En-route photo-stop at Hawa Mahal.

Amber FortAmber Fort - 11 km from Jaipur - a marvelous example of Rajput architecture with its terraces and ramparts reflected in the Maota Lake below. The Fort interior has various royal halls decorated with intricate ivory work, exquisite wall paintings and tiny mirror chips, which create a tantalizing reflection effect.

Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds) - a five storied wonder with a spectacular pyramidal facade and overhanging windows with latticed screens, domes and spires.
In the afternoon, visit

Gaitor - The graceful white marble cenotaphs of the Kachhawaha rulers lie in a valley beneath Nahargarh Fort, 4 miles north of Jaipur.

Galta - This is the spot where the great sage Galav is supposed to have lived and performed

his penance. On the ridge there is an 18th century temple of Surya, the Sun God. The view of the city from here is splendid. It is said that the temple’s sacred tanks never run dry because of a spring that flows out of a rock carved with the shape of a cow’s face.

Day 9 : Jaipur-Bhartpur
In the morning drive to Bharatpur - 5h. On arrival, check-in at Hotel.
In the afternoon, visit

Keoladeo National Park - Once the royal hunting preserve of the princes of Bharatpur, it is one of the finest bird sanctuaries in the world inundated with over 400 species of water birds. Exotic migratory birds from Afghanistan, central .Asia, Tibet as well as Siberian cranes from the arctic, gray leg geese from Siberia and bareheaded geese from China , come here in July-Aug to spend the winters in warmer climate and they breed till Oct-Nov.

Day 10 : Bharatpur-Agra
In the morning drive to Fatehpur Sikri - 45 minutes. On arrival visit this deserted City.

Fatehpur Sikri - the deserted red sandstone city that was built by Emperor Akbar as his capital.It was a veritable fairy tale city and its ‘ruins’ are still in a pristine condition.It is not hard to imagine what the court life must have been like in the days of its grandeur.

After the visit, continue your drive to Agra - 1h. On arrival, check-in at Hotel.
In the evening, visit the Taj Mahal.

Taj Mahal - perhaps the most perfect architectural monument in the world, which was constructed by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal.It has been described as the most extravagant monument ever built for love.

Day 11 : Agra-Delhi
In the morning, visit

Agra Fort - There are many fascinating buildings within the massive walls, which stretch for 2.5 km. The fort is a city within a city

After the visit, drive to Delhi & check-in at hotel for wash & change. Late evening transfer to International airport to board flight back home.

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