Northern India Historic Cities Tour
Tour numerous forts, city palaces, temples, havelis, monuments and shopping areas for insight into Indian histories and cultures. Red Fort, Chandi Chowk, Humayun’s Tomb, Lallgarh Palace, Amber Palace, Moti Mahal, Jagdish Temple etc.are major attractions that you will come across!
DAY01: Arrive in Delhi
Assistance on arrival and drop off facility to your hotel. Check-in time is 12 noon.
Go on a morning sightseeing tour of Old Delhi. Enjoy a panoramic view of Red Fort (Out Side). Visit Jama Masjid which is considered the biggest in India. Shop at Chandni Chowk - a typical Bazaar with narrow lanes and traditional traders.
Explore Raj Ghat where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated.
Go on an afternoon sightseeing tour of New Delhi. Visit the Qutub Minar. Marvel at Humayun’s Tomb. Enjoy an ice cream at India Gate. View Parliament House and other government buildings. Overnight at your hotel.
DAY03: Arrive Delhi - Agra by surface (240 kms/5 hrs)
Drive to Agra and check-in to the hotel. Go on an afternoon sightseeing tour of Agra. Marvel at the Taj Mahal, best described as “poetry in marble’, because of its beauty, grace and exquisite workmanship. Visit Agra Fort, standing opposite the Taj on the banks of the Yamuna River, which contain a wealth of palaces and monuments that recall the days of Mughal splendor. Overnight at your hotel.
DAY04: Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Jaipur by surface (221 kms/5 hrs)
Visit Fatehpur Sikri. It is now a deserted city, which is twenty-seven miles from Agra. The marble tomb of the Saint “Salim Chisti “ and the Bulland Durwaza, the highest gateway in the world, are some of the highlights of the place.
Drive to Jaipur. Arrive in Jaipur and check-in to your hotel.
Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.
Visit the Amber Palace, situated atop a hill. It has the most beautiful and largest Sheesh-Mahal. A ride on a decorated elephant to ascend the hill to the Palace is a thrilling experience for every visitor. Go on an afternoon sightseeing tour.
Explore Maharaja's City Palace. Discover the Observatory, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Marvel at the impressive Palace of Winds for its intricate facade carved out of pink sandstone.
DAY06: Jaipur - Bikaner by surface (335 kms/07 hrs)
Drive to Bikaner in the morning en-route visiting the countryside. Visit the Junagarh Fort. The color scheme of the lounge has been motivated by the opulent coronation rooms in burning red and gold of the Anup Mahal and Padam Mahal of the fort. The royal state crest is placed on the valance along with some handicrafts of Rajasthan. Arrive in Bikaner and check-in to your hotel. Go on an afternoon sightseeing tour of Bikaner by visiting the Lallgarh Palace, temples and havelis, etc.
DAY07: Bikaner - Jaisalmer by surface (280 kms/07 hrs)
Drive to Jaisalmer in the morning en-route visiting the countryside. Overnight at your hotel.
Go on a morning sightseeing tour of Jaisalmer. Explore the Jaisalmer Fort. It was in 1156 AD by Rawal Jaisal. About a fourth of the old city’s population resides within the walled fort.
Visit Gharisar that once supplied water to the city, the temples, and archways built by the courtesan. Enjoys the camel ride over the sand dunes to feel the pace and space of desert life. Here, you will see the most magnificent sunset!
DAY09: Jaisalmer - Osian - jodhpur by surface (280 kms/06 hrs)
Drive to Jodhpur in the morning. Visit the Osian Temple, Jain Mahavira Temple, Sati Mata Temple from the 10th-century and Surya Temple from the 8th-century on-route. Arrive in Jodhpur and check-in to your hotel. Go on an afternoon sightseeing tour by visiting Mehrangarh Fort, a hilltop fort, with carved panels and porches, elaborately adorned windows and walls of Moti Mahal. From here, enjoy a beautiful view of the blue city. Explore the Jaswant Thada, Royal Cinetopia, d Bhawan Palace, and Mandore Garden.
DAY10: Jodhpur - Rohet- jodhpur - village safari
Drive to the meeting point to get into the jeeps to visit the Bishnoi villages. Witness the simple but colorful living of the Rajasthani people living in the village. Use the rest of the day for shopping.
DAY11: Jodhpur – Ranakpur - Udaipur by surface (260 kms/07 hrs)
Drive to Udaipur. On-route, visit Ranakpur, famous for Jain Temples. It is a three and a half hours drive in the lovely Aravalli range which is northwest of Udaipur. On arrival in Udaipur, check-in to your hotel. Overnight at your hotel.
DAY12: Udaipur - Delhi by flight
Go on a morning boat ride in Lake Pichola. Explore Udaipur by visiting Moti Magri, Jagdish Temple, Statue of the great Veer Maharana Pratap, Saheliyon-ki-Bari, the garden made for queens and maids. Proceed to the City Palace for its intricate countryside, patios, and balconies. It is considered to be the largest palace in Rajasthan. In the afternoon, go to the airport to board the flight to Delhi.
For a confirmed booking, a deposit of (10%) is required. Deposit is paid by credit card (secure payment via Stripe, no credit card fees). The remaining balance can be paid in cash upon start of the trip - unless Host & Traveler agree on different payment methods.
Cancellations can be made free of charge up to 30 days prior to the beginning of the booked service. The deposit (10%) is only refundable if the booking is canceled at least 30 days in advance.