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Rajasthan (Golden Triangle)

Golden Triangle with Rajasthan -14 nights / 15 Days

Euro 450 per person on twin sharing basis

 

Itinerary

Day 01 - Arrive / Delhi

Meeting & assistance on arrival by Fairy Tale India representative, check in on arrival. A pre-departure meeting takes place this afternoon at the hotel. Later we continue with tour leader into the old city's market area known as Chandni Chowk as well as Connaught Place - the commercial heart of New Delhi.
Over night at Hotel.


Day 02 - Delhi / Agra

After breakfast drive to Agra, home of Taj Mahal, on arrival check in hotel
Afternoon you head further along the banks of the river Yamuna to visit Agra Fort. It was from here that the Moghul Empire was ruled and you spend some time exploring the nooks and crannies within. From the top of the Fort you can glimpse the Taj Mahal across the river and even from this distance it is an impressive sight.


Overnight at hotel

Day 03 - Agra / Bharatpur

You set off early today to get to the Taj Mahal in time for the sunrise so that you can watch the warm colours wash over the masterpiece that shelters the tombs of Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal. Many people believe it to be the most perfectly proportioned building ever constructed; at first glance it appears to be simply white marble, but closer inspection reveals that the surface is inlaid with a profusion of semi-precious stones which form stylised flowers and bowers. Words fail to do it justice; only by visiting it can you appreciate its exquisite beauty.
Later drive to Bharatpur
On arrival check in hotel
Evening at leisure, overnight at hotel


Day 04 - Bharatpur / Ranthambore

Bharatpur, famous for Keoladeo bird sanctuary, Bharatpur hosts a variety of bird species from across the globe. Close to 380 species of birds are found in this 29 sq km stretch, approximately 10 sq km of which comprises of marshes and bogs. Rest of the area comprises of scrublands, grasslands and more than 44,000 trees that are used for nesting by birds each year. This rather intriguing blend of marshes, woodland and flora found here represents and, at the same time, substantiates the density and diversity of the region's forest cover.
Afternoon drive to Ranthambore, on arrival check in hotel

 

Evening at leisure, overnight at hotel.


Day 05 - Ranthambore

Ranthambore Tiger Reserve in the desert Indian state of Rajasthan is probably the best place in the world to photograph the king of the forests, the tiger. It is surrounded by the Vindhya and Aravali hill ranges and lies on the outer fringes of the Thar Desert. Famous for its tiger population, entire area is covered with sprawling tracts of desert and semi-desert vegetation. Originally a hunting ground of the    Maharaja of Jaipur, Ranthambore was declared a game sanctuary in 1955.
The park also has sizable numbers of panthers. The Kachida Valley is regarded as the ideal place for spotting panthers. Other mammalian species here are antelopes, nilgai, sambhar, chital, sloth bear, wild boar, chinkara, porcupines, jackals, leopards, jungle cats, fox, caracals, hyena, gazelle, Indian hare, mongoose and jacanas. Sambhars are in abundance at the park and form the prime target of all the predatory mammals. Monitor lizards and marsh crocodiles are also found in plenty
Morning & Afternoon game safari
Overnight at hotel


Day 06 - Ranthambore / Bundi

After breakfast drive to Bundi, situated in Hadoti region of Rajasthan, Bundi was a strategically important place since it was surrounded by the Aravalli hills on three sides and could be entered through four huge gateways set in a massive wall that surrounds the town. Taragarh fort is one of the places to see here, and like almost every Rajasthani town, Bundi also has a lake. Rajput heritage continues in Bundi.

 

Bundi is also known as the City of Wells for its more than 50 step wells built over the centuries. We’ll see some of them.


We will visit Government school, will have enough time to interact with students & to know India education system.
Overnight at hotel


Day 07 - Bundi / Udaipur

After breakfast drive to Udaipur, enroute visit some villages, 70% population of India is living in such villages and India lives in villagers heart.
On arrival check in hotel
Evening at leisure, overnight at hotel


Day 08 - Udaipur

Udaipur is one of India's most romantic cities and famed for its lovely palaces and lakes, once upon a time a great kingdom. Udaipur is a wonderful peaceful place, here one can feel in every moment, the royal and romantic ambience, and the great hospitality of Udaipur. A Fairy Tale experience!!

 

We will start our day with Lok kala mandal to see local tribe’s clothes, jewellery their life style , phad ( paintings of local dieties), & very interesting puppet show.


Later we’ll go to painting school where you can learn & do the painting by yourself. Minatare paintings from Udaipur are world famous. If you interested in boat ride on lake Pichhola than we can do before going to hotel.
Overnight at hotel


Day 09 - Udaipur / Ranakpur / Jodhpur

Morning drive to Jodhpur, we will stop enroute at Ranakpur to visiting Jain Temple, a classic Indian architecture.


Continue drive to Jodhpur, on arrival check in hotel.
Overnight at hotel


Day 10 - Jodhpur / Pushkar

Early morning we will go to Bisnoi village, where opium ceremony takes place, later visit to Clock tower bazaar where you can find essence of the city.
Continue drive to Pushkar.


On arrival check in hotel
Later visit to Ghats & Brahma temple, the only temple in world, Pushkar is famous for Brahma temple & Pushkar Fair. Fair takes place in October or November as per Indian calendar.
We can go for camel ride on sand dunes.
Overnight at hotel.

 

Day 11 - Pushkar / Jaipur

In morning we will proceed to Jaipur
On arrival check in hotel
Afternoon visit to Sanganer to see hand block printing & blue pottery making & handmade paper making, which is really interesting & normal tourist doesn’t go there.
Overnight at hotel

Day 12 - Jaipur

On our second day in Jaipur we travel 11 kilometres out to the stunning medieval Amber Fort. This fort was built in 1592 by Maharaja Man Singh and is a superb example of Rajput architecture. Several hours are needed to explore this huge fortification and we include the services of a local guide for our tour. Our tour leader also takes us to an area known as the Old Bazaar where the Hawa Mahal, better known as The Palace of the Winds, is situated. This five-storey façade with its pink, honeycombed sandstone windows is one of Jaipur's best-known landmarks
Overnight at hotel

Day 13 - Jaipur / Mandawa

After breakfast we will proceed for Mandawa (Shekhawati region of Rajasthan). The Shekhawati region has managed to keep its rich history alive in the walls of its havelis (palaces) and buildings, with beautiful designed remnants of a grand past in the land of Rajputs. On arrival check in hotel.
Afternoon visit to havelis, today’s home of tribal people.
Overnight at hotel.

Day 14 - Mandawa / Delhi

After breakfast this morning, you leave the Mandawa and continue your onward journey to Delhi, where you’ll arrive by mid-afternoon. The remainder of the day is then free for some final sightseeing or shopping.  Ghandi’s house in New Delhi tells the life story of one of India’s most renowned figures, whilst there are bargains galore to be found in the shops and markets around Connaught Place. No doubt your Group Leader will arrange a ‘last supper’ where you can look back over the trip of a lifetime.

 

Overnight at hotel

Day 15 - Delhi / Home Country

In time transfer to International airport to board your home country flight with Fairy Tale India memories.


Candid India Tours

Candid India Tours – 21 Nights / 22 Days

Euro 700 per person on twin sharing basis

 

Itenary

Day 01 - Arrive / Delhi

Meeting & assistance on arrival by Fairy Tale India representative, check in on arrival. A pre-departure meeting takes place this afternoon at the hotel. Later we continue with tour leader into the old city's market area known as Chandni Chowk as well as Connaught Place - the commercial heart of New Delhi.


Over night at Hotel.


Day 02 -Delhi / Amritsar – by Train – 0720/ 1325 Hrs

Early morning transfer to Railway station to board Amritsar train, we will get chance to travel with locals in train.


Meeting & assistance by Fairy Tale India representative at Amritsar railway station and transfer to hotel. Amritsar is situated in Punjab – The land of Sikhs, where you will find people with turban & beard & Sikhs are well known around the globe.
The holi city of Amritsar, literally the pool of nectar, traces its history back to 16th century , when Guru Ramdas, the fourth Sikh Guru, built a sacred water tank, which gave the city its name. A temple was subsequently built in the central of pool, and it was here that Guru Arjan Dev compiled and enshrined the “Guru Granth Sahib” the religious book of the Sikhs, respected as the living embodiment of the Sikh Gurus.
he site of the Golden temple – a Serene sanctuary of carved marble, topped by gilded domes, gleaming in the sunshine – fill the heart of the devotees with joy as they circumambulate the holy waters of tank, and pay the respects to the Gurus.


Thousands of devotees eat there in Langar everyday (serve free food in temple), you can help them in making Chapaties (Indian bread) like other local people.


Overnight at hotel.

Day 03 -Amritsar / Dharamshala

After breakfast proceeds to Dharamshala up in Himalaya, is known for its scenic beauty, calmness and serenity. It has high pine trees, tea gardens and timber yielding trees. Dharamsala, popularly known as the ‘Queen of the Hills’, is divided into lower and upper towns with a difference of 457m (1500ft.) between them.


Explore nearby or relax in hotel.
Overnight at hotel


Day 04 -Dharamshala

Second day in Dharamshala is full of experiences, visit to Namgyal Monastery: Namgyal Monastery is situated in Dharamshala. It is also called Namgyal Dratsang in local language and was founded by Sonam Gyasto, the third Dalai Lama in 1575. The aim behind the monastery was to assist
Dalai Lama in his public religious activities and perform prayers for welfare of Tibet. The monastery had also been teaching the young Buddhist monks and Lamas. After Chinese invasion on Tibet, many Tibetan monks fled to India and Nepal. Those coming to India preferred staying at Dharamshala and adjoining areas. The residence of Dalai Lama was shifted to Mcleodganj (Dharamshala), and it was the time when the site of original monastery was shifted outside the residence of Dalai Lama. The monastery complex consists of an institute, monastery and small temples.


Overnight at hotel


Day 05 - Dharamshala / Shimla

Shimla is one of the best city in Himalaya, In 1864, Shimla was declared the summer capital of the British Raj in India.


Shimla, you can also enjoy Camping, Bungee Jumping, Cycling, Horse Riding, Para Gliding, Safaris, Skating, Trekking, Wild Life, Yak Riding and lot more.


Overnight at hotel.


Day 06 - Shimla / Rishikesh

After breakfast drive to Rishikesh with panoramic view of road side, the foothill town on the banks of the holy Ganges, Rishikesh is the gateway to the beautiful Garhwal on the Himalayas. At an altitude of 1360 ft above sea level.
Overnight at hotel.


Day 07 - Rishikesh

On our second day in Rishikesh, will visit to Ashram’s, Rishkish is the major Hindu pilgrimage site on India, where you can find many Ashrams’. Ashrams run by Sadhus or Saints, and have activities of spiritual things, healing, yoga etc.
River rafting is also good option there if somebody is really interested, otherwise we can do cycling also.


Overnight at hotel.


Day 08 - Rishikesh / Delhi

Morning drive to Delhi, on arrival check in hotel,
Afternoon at leisure. Overnight at hotel.


Day 09 - Delhi / Mandawa

After breakfast we will proceed for Mandawa (Shekhawati region of Rajasthan). The Shekhawati region has managed to keep its rich history alive in the walls of its havelis (palaces) and buildings, with beautiful designed remnants of a grand past in the land of Rajputs. On arrival check in hotel.


Afternoon visit to havelis, today’s home of tribal people.


Overnight at hotel.


Day 10 - Mandawa / Jaisalmer

After breakfast drive to Jiasalmer, Thar desert starts from Mandawa and we going to drive long today, enroute visiting some small villages so you can compare with other villages in Rajasthan.


On arrival check in hotel
Overnight at hotel.

 

Day 11 - Jaisalmer

Morning sightseeing in the city's magnificent havelis or merchant's houses, each richly decorated and carved from golden yellow sandstone - Patwon-ki-haveli (House of the Brocade Merchants) is the largest and most elaborate of the famous havelis of Jaisalmer. The Nathmalji-ki-haveli (The Mansion of Nathmalji), the last of the great havelis was built in the late 19th century. End the morning with a visit to Gadisar Lake - the large natural oasis that attracted Rawal Jaisal to this site.


Late afternoon visit the sand dunes and enjoy a camel ride to view the sunset, as the sky is set on fire and Rajasthani folk musicians play haunting tunes. It can be an unforgettable experience.
Overnight at hotel.

Day 12 - Jaisalmer / Jodhpur

This morning we will drive to Jodhpur, enroute visit Onsia village, on arrival check in hotel.
Late afternoon visit to Cock tower bazaar where you can find essence of the city.
Overnight at hotel.

Day 13 - Jodhpur / Ranakpur / Udaipur

Morning drive to Udaipur, we will stop enroute at Ranakpur to visiting Jain Temple, a classic Indian architecture.


Continue drive to Udaipur, on arrival check in hotel.


Overnight at hotel.

Day 14 - Udaipur

Udaipur is one of India's most romantic cities and famed for its lovely palaces and lakes, once upon a time a great kingdom. Udaipur is a wonderful peaceful place, here one can feel in every moment, the royal and romantic ambience, and the great hospitality of Udaipur. A Fairy Tale experience!!
We will start our day with Lok kala mandal to see local tribe’s clothes, jewellery their life style , phad ( paintings of local dieties), & very interesting puppet show.


Later we’ll go to painting school where you can learn & do the painting by yourself. Minatare paintings from Udaipur are world famous. If you interested in boat ride on lake Pichhola than we can do before going to hotel.


Overnight at hotel.

Day 15 - Udaipur / Bundi

After breakfast drive to Bundi, situated in Hadoti region of Rajasthan, Bundi was a strategically important place since it was surrounded by the Aravalli hills on three sides and could be entered through four huge gateways set in a massive wall that surrounds the town. Taragarh fort is one of the places to see here, and like almost every Rajasthani town, Bundi also has a lake. Rajput heritage continues in Bundi.

 

Bundi is also known as the City of Wells for its more than 50 step wells built over the centuries. We’ll see some of them.


We will visit Government school, will have enough time to interact with students & to know India education system.


Overnight at hotel.

Day 16 - Bundi / Ranthambore

Morning drive to Ranthambore, Ranthambore Tiger Reserve in the desert Indian state of Rajasthan is probably the best place in the world to photograph the king of the forests, the tiger. It is surrounded by the Vindhya and Aravali hill ranges and lies on the outer fringes of the Thar Desert. Famous for its tiger population, entire area is covered with sprawling tracts of desert and semi-desert vegetation. Originally a hunting ground of the    Maharaja of Jaipur, Ranthambore was declared a game sanctuary in 1955.


The park also has sizable numbers of panthers. The Kachida Valley is regarded as the ideal place for spotting panthers. Other mammalian species here are antelopes, nilgai, sambhar, chital, sloth bear, wild boar, chinkara, porcupines, jackals, leopards, jungle cats, fox, caracals, hyena, gazelle, Indian hare, mongoose and jacanas. Sambhars are in abundance at the park and form the prime target of all the predatory mammals. Monitor lizards and marsh crocodiles are also found in plenty
On arrival check in hotel.


Afternoon safari to Park. Overnight art hotel

Day 17 - Ranthambore / Jaipur

On our second day in Jaipur we travel 11 kilometres out to the stunning medieval Amber Fort. This fort was built in 1592 by Maharaja Man Singh and is a superb example of Rajput architecture. Several hours are needed to explore this huge fortification and we include the services of a local guide for our tour. Our tour leader also takes us to an area known as the Old Bazaar where the Hawa Mahal, better known as The Palace of the Winds, is situated. This five-storey façade with its pink, honeycombed sandstone windows is one of Jaipur's best-known landmarks later we go to Sanganer to see hand block printing.& blue pottery making & handmade paper making, which is really interesting & normal tourist doesn’t go there.


Overnight at hotel

Day 18 - Jaipur

On our second day in Jaipur we travel 11 kilometres out to the stunning medieval Amber Fort. This fort was built in 1592 by Maharaja Man Singh and is a superb example of Rajput architecture. Several hours are needed to explore this huge fortification and we include the services of a local guide for our tour. Our tour leader also takes us to an area known as the Old Bazaar where the Hawa Mahal, better known as The Palace of the Winds, is situated. This five-storey façade with its pink, honeycombed sandstone windows is one of Jaipur's best-known landmarks later we go to Sanganer to see hand block printing.& blue pottery making & handmade paper making, which is really interesting & normal tourist doesn’t go there.


Overnight at hotel

Day 19 - Jaipur / Bharatpur

Morning driver to Bharatpur, the place famous for Keoladeo bird sanctuary, Bharatpur hosts a variety of bird species from across the globe. Close to 380 species of birds are found in this 29 sq km stretch, approximately 10 sq km of which comprises of marshes and bogs. Rest of the area comprises of scrublands, grasslands and more than 44,000 trees that are used for nesting by birds each year. This rather intriguing blend of marshes, woodland and flora found here represents and, at the same time, substantiates the density and diversity of the region's forest cover.


Overnight at hotel

Day 20 - Bharatpur / Agra

You set off early today to get to the Taj Mahal in time for the sunrise so that you can watch the warm colours wash over the masterpiece that shelters the tombs of Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal. Many people believe it to be the most perfectly proportioned building ever constructed; at first glance it appears to be simply white marble, but closer inspection reveals that the surface is inlaid with a profusion of semi-precious stones which form stylised flowers and bowers. Words fail to do it justice; only by visiting it can you appreciate its exquisite beauty.

 

Check in hotel

 

Afternoon you head further along the banks of the river Yamuna to visit Agra Fort. It was from here that the Moghul Empire was ruled and you spend some time exploring the nooks and crannies within. From the top of the Fort you can glimpse the Taj Mahal across the river and even from this distance it is an impressive sight.

 

Overnight at hotel

Day 21 - Agra / Delhi

After breakfast this morning, you leave the Agra and continue your onward journey to Delhi, where you’ll arrive by mid-afternoon. The remainder of the day is then free for some final sightseeing or shopping.  Ghandi’s house in New Delhi tells the life story of one of India’s most renowned figures, whilst there are bargains galore to be found in the shops and markets around Connaught Place. No doubt your Group Leader will arrange a ‘last supper’ where you can look back over the trip of a lifetime.

 

Overnight at hotel

Day 22 - Delhi / Home Country

In time transfer to International airport to board your home country flight with Fairy Tale India memories.


Colours of India Tours

Colours of India Tours 28 Nights / 29 Days

Euro 1.200 per person on twin sharing basis

 

Itenary

Day 01 - Arrive / Delhi

Meeting & assistance on arrival by Fairy Tale India representative and transfer to hotel. Delhi is a city of contrasts. The present metropolis is the eighth city to have been founded on this site; its predecessors have been largely razed to the ground. Later in afternoon Old Delhi. Old Delhi is bustling and vibrant, a network of narrow streets and alleys teeming with people. Mosques and temples are squeezed into unlikely places between shops and market stalls. You’ll visit the Jama Masjid (Friday mosque), Delhi’s largest mosque. In Old Delhi you travel by local transport, the rickshaw.


Overnight at hotel


Day 02 -Delhi / Mandawa

After breakfast we will proceed for Mandawa (Shekhawati region of Rajasthan). The Shekhawati region has managed to keep its rich history alive in the walls of its havelis (palaces) and buildings, with beautiful designed remnants of a grand past in the land of Rajputs. On arrival check in hotel.
Afternoon visit to havelis, today’s home of tribal people.


Overnight at hotel.

Day 03 -Mandawa / Bikaner

We will drive to Bikaner, enroute will stop at Karni Mata temple (rat temple) eshnok is a village 30km south of Bikaner along the Jodhpur road. A visit to Deshnok's fascinating temple of Karni Mata, an incarnation of Durga, is not far for squeamish. Here the holy rodents are considered to be incarnations of the storytellers, and run riot over the temple complex.


Karni Mata lived in the 14th century and performed many miracles during her life-time. When her youngest son, Lakhan, drowned, Karni Mata ordered Yama, the god of Death, to bring him back to life. Yama replied that he was unable to do this, but that Karni Mata, is an incarnation of Durga, could restore Lakhan's life. This she did, and decreed that members of her family would no longer die, but would be incarnated as kabas (rats), and these kabas would returns as members of her family. There are around 600 families in Deshnok who claim both decent from Karni Mata and that they will be reincarnated as kabas.


On arrival check in hotel, overnight at hotel


Day 04 -Bikaner / Jaisalmer

After breakfast drive to Jiasalmer, Thar desert starts from Mandawa and we going to drive long today, enroute visiting some small villages so you can compare with other villages in Rajasthan.


On arrival check in hotel, overnight at hotel.


Day 05 - Jaisalmer

Morning sightseeing in the city's magnificent havelis or merchant's houses, each richly decorated and carved from golden yellow sandstone - Patwon-ki-haveli (House of the Brocade Merchants) is the largest and most elaborate of the famous havelis of Jaisalmer. The Nathmalji-ki-haveli (The Mansion of Nathmalji), the last of the great havelis was built in the late 19th century. End the morning with a visit to Gadisar Lake - the large natural oasis that attracted Rawal Jaisal to this site.


Late afternoon visit the sand dunes and enjoy a camel ride to view the sunset, as the sky is set on fire and Rajasthani folk musicians play haunting tunes. It can be an unforgettable experience.


Overnight at hotel.


Day 06 - Jaisalmer / Jodhpur

This morning we will drive to Jodhpur, enroute visit Onsia village, on arrival check in hotel.
Late afternoon visit to Cock tower bazaar where you can find essence of the city.


Overnight at hotel.


Day 07 - Jodhpur / Ranakpur

Early morning we will go to Bisnoi village, where opium ceremony takes place later drive to Ranakpur.


In the heart of the remote and enchanting valley of the Arvallis, skirting the rivulet Maghai and enveloped in the solitude of the surrounding forest, stands, in solemn grandeur, the Chaturmukha Jain Temple of Ranakpur.


Rajasthan is famous for its rich and prolific art treasures. Some of its architectural monuments are considered among the best in the world. The Ranakpur Jain Temple excels them all as an exquisite work of art and Architecture.


Overnight at hotel


Day 08 - Ranakpur / Udaipur

After breakfast drive to Udaipur, on arrival check in hotel
Afternoon at leisure, you can explore the narrow streets by your own or relax.


Overnight at hotel

Day 09 - Udaipur

Udaipur is one of India's most romantic cities and famed for its lovely palaces and lakes, once upon a time a great kingdom. Udaipur is a wonderful peaceful place, here one can feel in every moment, the royal and romantic ambience, and the great hospitality of Udaipur. A Fairy Tale experience!!


We will start our day with Lok kala mandal to see local tribe’s clothes, jewellery their life style , phad ( paintings of local dieties), & very interesting puppet show.


Later we’ll go to painting school where you can learn & do the painting by yourself. Minatare paintings from Udaipur are world famous. If you interested in boat ride on lake Pichhola than we can do before going to hotel.


Overnight at hotel.


Day 10 - Udaipur / Bassi (Chittorgarh)

After breakfast drive to Chittorgarh, The story of Chittorgarh is a saga of valor, tenacity and sacrifice. Chittorgarh (also Chittaurgarh) was sacked three times and its defenders had to make the supreme sacrifice. The Fort of Chittorgarh is a treasure trove of history and offers to the traveler an insight into the life of the Great Rajput rulers, who laid down their lives fighting a superior enemy instead of leading a life of submission under them.


Overnight at hotel

Day 11 - Bassi / Bundi

After breakfast drive to Bundi, situated in Hadoti region of Rajasthan, Bundi was a strategically important place since it was surrounded by the Aravalli hills on three sides and could be entered through four huge gateways set in a massive wall that surrounds the town. Taragarh fort is one of the places to see here, and like almost every Rajasthani town, Bundi also has a lake. Rajput heritage continues in Bundi.


Bundi is also known as the City of Wells for its more than 50 step wells built over the centuries. We’ll see some of them.


We will visit Government school, will have enough time to interact with students & to know India education system.


Overnight at hotel.

Day 12 - Bundi / Pushkar

Morning drive to Pushkar,
On arrival check in hotel, afternoon at leisure
Overnight at hotel

Day 13 - Pushkar

Morning visit to  Ghats & Brahma temple, the only temple in world, Pushkar is famous for Brahma temple & Pushkar Fair. Fair takes place in October or November as per Indian calendar.


Late afternoon we can go for camel ride on sand dunes.


Overnight at hotel.

Day 14 - Pushkar / Jaipur

In morning we will proceed to Jaipur
On arrival check in hotel


Afternoon visit to Sanganer to see hand block printing & blue pottery making & handmade paper making, which is really interesting & normal tourist doesn’t go there.


Overnight at hotel

Day 15 - Jaipur

On our second day in Jaipur we travel 11 kilometres out to the stunning medieval Amber Fort. This fort was built in 1592 by Maharaja Man Singh and is a superb example of Rajput architecture. Several hours are needed to explore this huge fortification and we include the services of a local guide for our tour. Our tour leader also takes us to an area known as the Old Bazaar where the Hawa Mahal, better known as The Palace of the Winds, is situated. This five-storey façade with its pink, honeycombed sandstone windows is one of Jaipur's best-known landmarks


Overnight at hotel

Day 16 - Jaipur / Ranthambore

This morning we’ll drive to Ranthambore, enroute visit Jailalpura village, Jailalpura village to have unique experience where client can find real India as still 70% population of India lives in villages, and India lives in villagers heart. In village client get opportunity to mingle with local people, can see gypsies, clay pot makers, carpet makers, all still working with old methods or tools.


On arrival check in hotel, overnight at hotel.

Day 17 - Ranthambore

Morning drive to Ranthambore, Ranthambore Tiger Reserve in the desert Indian state of Rajasthan is probably the best place in the world to photograph the king of the forests, the tiger. It is surrounded by the Vindhya and Aravali hill ranges and lies on the outer fringes of the Thar Desert. Famous for its tiger population, entire area is covered with sprawling tracts of desert and semi-desert vegetation. Originally a hunting ground of the    Maharaja of Jaipur, Ranthambore was declared a game sanctuary in 1955.


The park also has sizable numbers of panthers. The Kachida Valley is regarded as the ideal place for spotting panthers. Other mammalian species here are antelopes, nilgai, sambhar, chital, sloth bear, wild boar, chinkara, porcupines, jackals, leopards, jungle cats, fox, caracals, hyena, gazelle, Indian hare, mongoose and jacanas. Sambhars are in abundance at the park and form the prime target of all the predatory mammals. Monitor lizards and marsh crocodiles are also found in plenty
On arrival check in hotel.


Morning & Afternoon safari to Park, overnight at hotel

Day 18 - Ranthambore / Bharatpur

Morning driver to Bharatpur, the place famous for Keoladeo bird sanctuary, Bharatpur hosts a variety of bird species from across the globe. Close to 380 species of birds are found in this 29 sq km stretch, approximately 10 sq km of which comprises of marshes and bogs. Rest of the area comprises of scrublands, grasslands and more than 44,000 trees that are used for nesting by birds each year. This rather intriguing blend of marshes, woodland and flora found here represents and, at the same time, substantiates the density and diversity of the region's forest cover.


Overnight at hotel

Day 19 - Bharatpur / Agra

Morning at leisure, later drive to Agra, enroute visit fatehpur Sikari
On arrival check in hotel, overnight at hotel

Day 20 - Agra

You set off early today to get to the Taj Mahal in time for the sunrise so that you can watch the warm colours wash over the masterpiece that shelters the tombs of Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal. Many people believe it to be the most perfectly proportioned building ever constructed; at first glance it appears to be simply white marble, but closer inspection reveals that the surface is inlaid with a profusion of semi-precious stones which form stylised flowers and bowers. Words fail to do it justice; only by visiting it can you appreciate its exquisite beauty.


Afternoon you head further along the banks of the river Yamuna to visit Agra Fort. It was from here that the Moghul Empire was ruled and you spend some time exploring the nooks and crannies within. From the top of the Fort you can glimpse the Taj Mahal across the river and even from this distance it is an impressive sight.

 

Overnight at hotel

Day 21 - Agra / Gwalior by Train – 0800/ 0930 hrs

Morning transfer to Railway station for onward train to Gwalior, Meetings & assistance on arrival and transfer to hotel.


Afternoon Gwalior tour includes the enormous 19th century Jai Vilas Palace - this Palace is famous for its ornate chandeliers & crystal. A few of the rooms have been converted into a museum filled with the Scindia dynasty memorabilia. Visit the huge Gwalior Fort - where a sun temple is believed to have been constructed within the area of the fort. Visit Man Mandir, which is a six-towered palace and forms the eastern wall of the fort. The fort has monuments dating back to 8th century AD onwards and is one of the largest forts in India.


Gwalior also offers the Tomb of Muhammad Ghaus, a saint worshipped by the Moghals & the Tomb of the famous musician Tansen.


Overnight at hotel

Day 22 - Gwalior / Orchha

  1. Morning drive to Orchha, on arrival check in hotel,
    Afternoon at leisure, overnight at hotel

Day 23 - Orchha

On our second day in Jaipur we travel 11 kilometres out to the stunning medieval Amber Fort. This fort was built in 1592 by Maharaja Man Singh and is a superb example of Rajput architecture. Several hours are needed to explore this huge fortification and we include the services of a local guide for our tour. Our tour leader also takes us to an area known as the Old Bazaar where the Hawa Mahal, better known as The Palace of the Winds, is situated. This five-storey façade with its pink, honeycombed sandstone windows is one of Jaipur's best-known landmarks


Overnight at hotel

Day 24 - Orchha / Khajuraho

After breakfast drive to Khajuraho, enroute stop at some central India villages, you will find totally different life style from Rajasthan but hospitality is the same all over India.


On arrival check in hotel, overnight at hotel.

Day 25 - Khajuraho

We will visit the most important and fascinating group of temples. The temples of Khajuraho have been declared a 'world heritage' site by UNESCO in order to preserve the rich legacy of architecture, bequeathed to future generations by the Kings of the Chandela dynasty. These temples are famous for their intricate sculptures and erotic carvings that are one of the outstanding achievements of Indian art.


Khajuraho is the birth place of Kamasutra,
Overnight at hotel

Day 26 - Khajuraho / Varanasi by flight – Jet airways 1200 /1300 Hrs

In time transfer to airport for onward flight to Varanasi, Meeting & assistance on arrival and transfer to hotel.


On arrival check in hotel


In the evening will go into the heart of Varanasi and enjoy the evening AARTI – this is a ceremony where 7 Bhramins(priest) offer prayers to River Ganges and then put her to sleep. You have an opportunity to make a wish during the ceremony and it says that it is absolutely full filling!
Overnight at hotel

Day 27 - Varanasi

To every visitor Varanasi offers a breathtaking experience. The rays of the dawn shimmering across the Ganges; the high-banks; the temples and shrines along the banks bathed in a golden hue soul stirring hymns and mantras along with the fragrance of incense filling the air and the refreshing dip in the holy waters gently splashing at the Ghats


Sarnath - 5 miles out of Varanasi - one of the holiest Buddhist sites in the world, where Buddha preached his first Sermon in 590 B.C. Here you will witness the ruins of a once flourishing Buddhist monastery and then visit a fine Museum which houses an excellent collection of Buddhist art and sculptures found at the site.

Day 28 - Varanasi / Delhi by Flight – Spicejet – 1615 / 1750 Hrs

Early morning drive to Daswamedh Ghat and take a boat ride on the sacred river Ganges to see the cremation Ghats and witness the living traditions of one of the world's oldest and most important religions. Visit some of the many Hindu temples that line the river Ganges. Stroll along the narrow lanes and bazaars full of shops selling, among other things, the world famous Benaras Silks.


In time transfer to airport for onward flight to Delhi
Meeting & assistance on Delhi airport and transfer to hotel
On arrival check in hotel, overnight at hotel

Day 29 - Delhi / Home Country

In time transfer to International airport to board your home country flight with Fairy Tale India memories.


Goa

Goa extension 05 nights / 06 days

Euro 400 per person on twin sharing basis

 

Itenary

Make yourself relaxed in Goa after few weeks travel, and recall the journey

Goa - a place where you can see sun, sand and sea, all is creating a rare picture of beauty. Here you can explore countless beaches, which offer a sense of joie de vivre to all the visitors. Go to Goa once and you are in for a repeat journey. The coastal splendor of Goa can be felt in its sun kissed sea beaches, which are haunted for their tranquil yet fascinating setting. Ideal for perfect holidaying, Goa beaches are sure to make an irresistible impact on your mind.

The beaches of Goa are the highlights of travel in this state, making Goa the premier beach vacation destination. The first beach stopover in Goa is Anjuna beach also famous for its flea market and rave parties, then visit Baga and Dona Paula beaches that can make any beach holiday a memorable one. All in all Goa's 100-km long coastline gives an enthusiastic beach lover an opportunity to discover new secluded beach sites every day.

 

01 Day – Delhi / Goa by flight – Spicejet – 1040 / 1310 Hrs


02 – 05 Day – bed & Breakfast, relax on beach


06 Day – Goa / Delhi by flight – Spicejet – 1345/ 1620 Hrs


Meeting & assistance on transfers




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For customised pricing please contact us.

 

 

Cost Includes: -

  • Accommodation in Star Hotels
  • All Sightseeing and transfers
  • Twin sharing on bed & breakfast basis
  • Assistance on arrival and departure.
  • English or  foreign Language Speaking accompanying Guide
  • A/c Bus -Interstate tax,toll, drivers batha, parking etc
  • Domestic flights & Trains as per itinerary
  • All Taxes
  • International flight
  • Expenses of personal nature such as drinks, laundry,   telephone calls, insurances, camera fees,  excess baggage, emergency, medical cost, tips to   drivers, guides and hotel staff.
  • Any services not mentioned above.
  • Any increase in cost beyond our control such as fuel and   airfare increase, government levies  and taxes etc.

*we can book you return international (home country/Delhi/home country) flight and it starts with Euro 500 per person, price vary as per your travel dates or you can book yourself after discussing dates with us.

 

* Please write us at – kamlendra@fairytaleindia.com for your reservations.

 

* 100% advance payment

 

*Minimum strength of Group – 10 pax

 

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