Northern India Tour

Blend of Culture, Heritage, Art & Soulful Trip

Tour Routing: New Delhi – Mandawa – Bikaner – Jaisalmer – Jodhpur – Puskher – Jaipur – Agra – Delhi

Tour Duration

11 Days

Theme

Cultural and Art

Package Cost

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language

Français

Day 1: New Delhi:

Arrival at Delhi in the evening the Northern India Tour begins. Welcome by our representative and language guide.

Transfer to hotel.

Day 2: Delhi – Mandawa ( 280 Km around 6h)

Breakfast at hotel

Departure to Mandawa where you will see the rural part of Rajasthan. The men are still with the long mustache and the ladies are in traditional and colorful saris. Continue to visit the famous village Mandawa. This village was a major step of Silk-Routes. Mandawa is also known for Havelis (the ancient huge houses of the rich merchants) painted with multicolor frescos. These are the tales of religious texts as Ramayana or Mahabharata. Walk through the village. This part of the Northern India Tour package is unforgettable.

Dinner at your hotel

Day 3: Mandawa – Bikaner (200 Km)

Breakfast at hotel and departure for Bikaner situated in the Thar Desert. Check in at hotel and lunch. afternoon visit to the fort Junagarh. The Fort Junagarh, the ancient Maharaja Palace. Then a Tuk-Tuk ride in the old heritage town of Bikaner.

Dinner and night in the hotel.

Day 4: Bikaner – Jaisalmer (350 Km)

Breakfast in your hotel and departure towards Jaisalmer the Golden city.
Lunch on the way. Jaisalmer is situated in the heart of the Thar Desert. This is city was the old halt merchandise between Indians and Persian.

Dinner and stay in hotel.

Day 5: Jaisalmer

Breakfast and start the visit of the golden city with its Golden Forte and the charming local market. One evening special. you will be transferred to the dunes in the desert. The camel safari magnificent sunset.
Dinner at the same place with local folk dances.

Stay at your hotel

Day 6 : Jaisalmer – Jodhpur (350 Km)

Breakfast and departure to Blue city Jodhpur. visit the city with the biggest Fort of Rajasthan. The place of the funeral rituals for the Royal Family of Maharaja Jaswant-Thara and a heritage walk in the heart of the city with its local markets.

Day 7 : Jodhpur -Pushkar (200 Km)

Breakfast and departure to a small town Pushkar. Pushkar is the pilgrim for Hindus. There is the sacred lake. you will see surrounding the lake the Ghats with the Sadhus (the saints). One Hindu must take once in his life, sacred bath in this holy water. You will see plenty of Secret Cows in the streets and some time waiting outside the gate of Hindu house. Continue the visit to the only temple in India which is dedicated to Lord Brahma. Brahma is considered as the origin of Hinduism.

Day 8 : Pushkar – Jaipur (170 Km)

Breakfast and departure to Jaipur
Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan. The city of victory and well known as The Pink city.
This city was built by the Hindu King Sawai Jai Singh in 1727. The whole city was painted pink in 1876 to welcome British Prince Albert. The old city is perfectly fortified and only accessible by 7 gates.

On arrival in Jaipur a city tour by the famous Wind-Palace (Hawa-Mahal) an ancient palace in Baroque style, which is composed of 953 small windows. This was specially designed for the ladies of the royal family to assist the spectacle in the street.

Bollywood movie in a local and old beautiful cinema hall Rajmandir.

Day 9 : Jaipur

Breakfast at hotel
Start with the visit of splendid Amer-Fort. The fort is built by Hindu Rajput king Man-Singh 1 on a small hill, and then king Jai-Singh 1 built the beautiful palaces inside in the Mughal style. The possibility of elephant safari to climb ups the fort. After driving through the bank of lake Man-Sagar where you can admire the famous Jal-Mahal.

Proceed to visit the City palace which was built in 1728, this palace is still the residence of Royal Family of Jaipur. And then visit of famous astronomical observatory Jantar-Manter. Jaipur is the biggest market of uncut precious and semi-precious stone and jewelry, visit of a local manufacturer.

Dinner at hotel

Day 10 : Jaipur -Agra (250 Km)

On the way stop to visit Abhaneri. Here you will visit a famous and huge step-well of the 9th century, and you can admire a famous temple of Harshad Mata.

Lunch at Agra and proceed to visit of the splendid symbol of love The Taj-Mahal.
Shah Jahan built the Taj-Mahal a unique piece of Mughal architecture, famous as Mumtaj-Mahal in the 16th century in the memory of her wife. Taj-Mahal is also classified in Seven Wonders of the World.

Visit of famous Red-Fort of Agra composed by many palaces inside. Lunch and then proceed to Jaipur.

Dinner at hotel

Day 11 : Agra – Delhi (320 Km)

Departure to Delhi. Afternoon sight-seen of Delhi
Panoramic tour of the capital Delhi via The President house, Raj-Path, India-Gate in the memory of 85000 soldiers of Indian Army in First World-War. Then the visit continues walk through the beautiful garden of Raj-Ghat, the cremation place of Mahatma Gandhi.

Qutab-Minar The famous Qutab-Minar of the 12th century, classified by ASI (Archaeological Survey of India).

End of the Northern India Tour, transfer to the airport.