The Highlights of North - Delhi, Agra and Rajasthan

(10 nights 11 days)

Overview

A trip to Rajasthan is an enriching experience for those who want a quick fix of India. ‘Highlights of North’ is a luxury Rajasthan travel package including the famous golden triangle tour. Rajasthan trip eagerly awaits for you to witness the Aravallis, one of the world’s oldest mountain ranges, the Thar Desert, royal palaces and forts, local cuisine, wildlife sanctuaries, temples, fairs, festivals and puppets shows. This Rajasthan package is a delight for shoppers, history buffs and cultural enthusiasts. Rajasthan is undoubtedly the most sought after holiday destination of India and makes for a great Rajasthan honeymoon tour package as well. This is one of our best Rajasthan tour package offering you a peek into the era of opulence, indulgence and artistry with vibrant bazaars and beautiful sunsets.



Highlights

Trip will unfold as:

Day 1

Delhi

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.

Day 2

Delhi

Post breakfast, leave for a long tour through the capital city. Start with the 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.

Day 3

Delhi-Agra (240 kms/4 hrs)

Leave for Agra by road in the morning. Visit Taj Mahal at sunset, a white mausoleum, one of the world's seven wonders. Built in pristine white marble by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in remembrance of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. Return to the hotel.

Day 4

Agra

Leave for a tour of the Agra Fort and Itmad-ud-Daula's Tomb whose design even outshines the Taj! Shop around for exclusive specialties at the Local Bazaar. In the evening visit Fatehpur Sikri and tour the sandstone city of Emperor Akbar covering the historical Palace of Jodha Bai, Birbal Bhavan and Panch Mahal.

Day 5

Agra-Jaipur (260 kms/5-6 hrs)

Drive to Jaipur in the morning. On the way to Jaipur, halt at Chand Baori (stepwell) in the village of Abhaneri. It was built by King Chanda of the Nikumbh dynasty between 800 CE and 900 CE to conserve as much water as possible. Relax at the hotel in Jaipur.

Day 6

Jaipur

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. Enjoy high tea at Nahargarh Fort during sunset. Transfer to hotel for overnight stay.

Day 7

Jaipur- Jodhpur (330 kms/6-7 hrs)

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.

Day 8

Jodhpur

Post breakfast, leave the hotel for a city tour. You will be visiting Mehrangarh Fort in the morning and experiencing zip lining, an adventure sport. Later in the day visit Jaswant Thada and in the late afternoon, leave for a village safari and explore Bishnoi Village, one of the oldest nature and wildlife conservators of the world.

Day 9

Jodhpur- Udaipur (250 kms/5 hrs)

After breakfast, leave for Udaipur. On the way, visit Ranakpur, popular for its Jain temples, which were constructed during the 15th century. Upon arrival in Udaipur, check-into the hotel. The rest of the day is free.

Day 10

Udaipur

In the morning after breakfast be ready to cover famous City Palace and Jagdish Temple. In the evening enjoy a boat ride at Pichola Lake. Return to the hotel for overnight stay.

Day 11

Udaipur- Delhi (Flight)

Following breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight to Delhi and then transfer to the international airport in Delhi for your 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).

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