Embark on a fascinating journey in the northern region of India. Explore the splendors of the region by visiting famous destinations. The North India Splendor Tour will start from Delhi and cover prominent destinations like Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Udaipur, Jaipur, Agra, and Varanasi. On this tour, you will have a wonderful opportunity to get insight into the splendors and rich culture of the region.
Duration: 10 Nights / 11 Days.
Places to See: Delhi – Jodhpur – Jaisalmer – Jodhpur – Udaipur – Jaipur – Agra – Varanasi – Delhi
Day 01: Arrival in Delhi
On arrival in New Delhi, the capital of India, a representative from Shantanu Cultural Trails will receive you from the airport with a warm welcome and transfer you to the pre-booked hotel. Freshen up and relax. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 02: Delhi Sightseeing
Post breakfast, embark on a city tour covering the attractions of Old Delhi and New Delhi as well. Major attractions to see in Delhi are Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Raj Ghat, Chandani Chow, India Gate, Parliament House, Rashtrapati Bhawan, Humayun’s Tomb, Lotus Temple, Laxmi Narayan Temple, and Qutub Minar. Red Fort, Qutub Minar, and Humayun’s Tomb are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. In the evening, enjoy the Dance of India show. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 03: Delhi – Jodhpur – Jaisalmer
Get an early morning transfer to the airport to board a flight to Jodhpur. Reach and proceed to Jaisalmer by surface. Reach and check-in at the hotel. Dinner and overnight will be at the hotel in Jaisalmer, the Golden City situated in the middle of the Thar Desert in the Indian state of Rajasthan.
Day 04: Jaisalmer
After a relaxed breakfast and then proceed for a full day sightseeing tour of the Golden City – Jaisalmer. It is in the heart of the Great Indian Desert. Its temple, fort, and palaces are all built of yellow stone. Exploring the magnificent Golden Fort or Jaisalmer Durg will be a visual treat for your eyes. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 05: Jaisalmer – Jodhpur
Have a leisurely breakfast at the hotel, and drive to Jodhpur, the second-largest city in Rajasthan after the state capital Jaipur. On arrival, get the assisted transfer to your hotel. After some rest, visit the Museum of Umaid Bhawan Palace. Also, visit the mammoth Mehrangarh Fort and explore its attractions. Return to the hotel on time. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 06: Jodhpur – Udaipur
Have your breakfast at the hotel in Jodhpur. Get transferred to the Jodhpur Airport for a flight to Udaipur, a beautiful city in the state of Rajasthan. On arrival in Udaipur, you will be transferred to your pre-booked hotel. Freshen up and relax. In the evening, enjoy a boat ride on Pichola Lake. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 07: Udaipur – Jaipur
Post breakfast, embark on a sightseeing tour of Udaipur, the City of Lakes, and one of the most romantic cities in India. Stop first at the City Palace. Here you will marvel at rooms with mirrored walls and ivory doors, colored glass windows and inlaid marble balconies, and the Peacock Courtyard. Also visit the Lake Place, Saheliyon-ki-Bari Gardens, Jagdish Temple, and the Local Folk Museum. Later, drive to Jaipur, the largest and capital city of the Indian state of Rajasthan. On arrival in Jaipur, you will be transferred to your pre-booked hotel. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel in Jaipur.
Day 08: Jaipur
Post breakfast, take an excursion to Amer Fort and enjoy an elephant ride to ascend the fort as the fort complex is located atop a hill. Return to the hotel, en route, visiting the Jal Mahal which is located in the middle of a lake. After some rest, proceed for the sightseeing tour in Jaipur. Major attractions to visit include the City Palace, Govind Devji Temple, Museum, Hawa Mahal, Birla Mandir, Albert Hall Museum, and Jantar Mantar. In the evening, explore local markets for shopping. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 09: Jaipur – Agra
Have a delicious breakfast at your hotel in Jaipur. Check out from the hotel and then drive towards Agra, a historical city located in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. On arrival in Agra, you will be transferred to the pre-booked hotel. Later, visit the famous Itmad-Ud-Daulah Tomb which was built by Mughal Empress Noor Jahan in the memory of her father. The interiors of the Itmad-Ud-Daulah Tomb are considered better than the interiors of the Taj Mahal. Also, visit the Agra Fort which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Return to the hotel by evening for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 10: Agra – Varanasi
Post breakfast, visit the Taj Mahal in Agra. The Taj Mahal is one of the most visited monuments in the world. It is India’s star attraction and attracts a large number of tourists from all around the world. The Taj Mahal was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in the loving memory of his most darling wife, Mumtaz Mahal. The monument is constructed in pure white marble and is known for its exceptional architecture and beauty. Today, the monument has been a symbol of love. After visiting the Taj Mahal, return to the hotel. Complete the checkout formalities and then move towards Varanasi, a city in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Varanasi is an ancient holy city and one of the most popular pilgrimage sites in the country. The city is best known for its ancient temples and holy ghats of the Ganges River. On arrival in Varanasi, you will be transferred to the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 11: Varanasi – Delhi – Departure
In the early morning, visit the Daswamedh Ghat of the Ganges River. Enjoy a boat ride on the sacred river. See the cremation ghats and witness the living traditions of one of the world’s oldest and most important religions. Also, visit the famous temples of Varanasi. On-time, a representative from Shantanu Cultural Trails will pick up you from the hotel and transfer you to the airport for a flight to Delhi. Take a flight back to your home destination from the New Delhi International Airport. The tour ends.