The North of India is an enriching experience for those who want a quick fix of India. The Highlights of North is a trip designed to let you explore the best of Delhi, Agra and Rajasthan. In this Guided Trip, you will visit Delhi, Agra, Bikaner, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Udaipur and Jaipur and experience royal palaces and forts, local cuisine, wildlife sanctuaries, temples, fairs, festivals and puppets shows and much more.
Arrive at Delhi Airport. The Cloud Itineraries representative escorts you to the pre-booked hotel for staying overnight. You would have the rest of the day free to explore the city or just relax at the hotel.
Post breakfast, leave for a long tour through the capital city. Start with the striking Jama Masjid and witness the alleys of Chandni Chowk with a rickshaw ride. Pay homage at Raj Ghat, Mahatma Gandhi's memorial, drive through Luteyan’s Delhi including India Gate, a cenotaph commemorating Indian martyrs, Parliament House, Rashtrapati Bhavan. Visit the Qutab Minar, Humayun's Tomb. Return to hotel for overnight stay.
In the morning after breakfast leave for Alsisar by road. Alsisar is a small town in the district of Jhunjhunu where you can enjoy the haveli architecture of the Shekhawati region. Do note, no guide is available for this halt.
After breakfast in the morning, hit the road to go to Bikaner. Upon arrival at the hotel, leave for sightseeing where you cover Junagadh Fort – constructed by Raja Rai Singh. During the early part of the 20th century, it was renamed as Old Fort. The rest of the day is free.
Begin driving after breakfast towards Jaisalmer, also referred to as The Citadel City. On route, visit the Karni Mata Temple, also known as the temple of rats. The rest of the day is free upon arrival in Jaisalmer.
Post breakfast, leave the first visit of the day- Jaisalmer Fort; erected on the Tricuta hill, this fort is one of the largest forts in the world. In the evening enjoy a camel ride at Sam Sand dunes.
Drive to Jodhpur (6 hours) after breakfast. The rest of the day is free upon arrival in Jodhpur.
Post breakfast, leave the hotel for a city tour. You will be visiting Mehrangarh Fort in the morning. Later in the day visit Jaswant Thada and in the evening explore Bishnoi Village through a village safari.
After breakfast, leave for Jodhpur by road. The rest of the day is free to explore the colourful markets of the city also famously known as the Blue City.
In the morning after breakfast be ready to cover popular City Palace and Jagdish Temple. In the evening enjoy a boat ride on Pichola Lake. Return to the hotel for overnight stay.
After breakfast, drive to Pushkar and visit Brahma temple, the only Brahma temple in the world. As per Hindu Mythology, Brahma is the creator of the world. Spend evening at Pushkar lake.
In the morning, drive to Jaipur. Upon arrival in Jaipur, check-into the hotel. The rest of the day is free with high tea at Nahargarh Fort during sunset.
Leave for a full day guided tour through Pink City after breakfast. Witness the striking beauty of Amber Fort while enjoying a joyride on elephant back. Later, visit City Palace and Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), the stunning five-storied pyramid-shaped palace with numerous small windows and screens.
Start your road journey towards Delhi in the morning. After arriving, head straight to the airport to board the onward flight.
As at Cloud Itineraries we believe in letting you ‘live the journey’, please do not hesitate to speak to us to tweak your holiday or change the route. You could also ‘create your own experience’ with our expert help. So hop on and let’s build the most memorable trip together.
Without a doubt, your trip will give you a memory of a lifetime. In addition to a dedicated tour manager/coordinator, your holiday trip is laced by assistance on arrival and departure at the airport, soothing stays at suggested hotels, quick transfers with a driver, all government and road taxes paid for along with driver’s allowance, splendid sightseeing as mentioned, English speaking guides for tours in plan and delish meals as per your itinerary. Please note, that all applicable taxes and service charges will be included as well.
(Exclusions- international airfares, visa charges, meals outside of plan, monument fees, camera charges, insurance and personal expenses).