This 11 Days splendours tour of North India takes you to Varanasi one of the most sacred and cardinal places of worship by Hindus giving you an insight of India and its culture. A visit to Agra adds a romantic charm to the tour where we visit the most admired monument of love The Taj Mahal. Visit the former Mughal Capital of Fateh Pur Sikri - A world Heritage Site. In Jaipur, We experience royalty with an Elephant Ride up the hill to the Amber Palace. We offer best Splendours of North India tour packages at competitive rates.
Day 1Arrive Delhi
Begin your tour.
Arrive into Delhi
Welcome to Vardhman's "Splendours of North India". On arrival in Delhi, you will be met and transferred by Vardhman's representative to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight: Hotel
his morning after a leisurely breakfast proceed for the sightseeing of Delhi.
Combined city tour of New & Old Delhi
Visit Qutab Minar, Humayun's tomb, Lakshminarayan Temple, a modern Hindu Temple, Parliament House, Government Secretarial Building and Connaught place, the shopping centre of New Delhi.
Visit Red Fort, built in 1648 by Mughal Emperor Shahjehan, Jama Masjid, one of the largest Mosque of India, Raj Ghat and Shanti Vana, the cremation sites of Mahatama Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru. Also drive past Chandni Chowk, shopping .
Optional Tour : Enjoy the DANCES OF INDIA in the evening Overnight: Hotel
After breakfast proceed on a sightseeing 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.The city is a mass of intricately carved buildings, facades and elaborate balconies. Visit the JAISALMER FORT - The oldest living Fort in the world. See the Patwaon-Ki-Havelies, Salim-Singh-Ki-Haveli and Gandhi Sagar Tank. Also visit Barabagh Hill Overnight: Jaisal Castle
This morning after breakfast drive to Jodhpur. Upon arrival at Jodhpur check into your hotel. Later proceed on a sightseeing tour of Jodhpur - gateway to the desert beyond, home of the Rathores of Marwar, visit the Mehrangarh Fort, rising up a hilly scarp, built on the advice of a hermit, overlooking the city in the image of a long sentinel. Inside the Fort are a number of palaces added by successive rulers. In this palace you would see different miniature paintings & cradle room. After this you would visit Jaswant Thada Memoria.Visit the museum of UMAID BHAWAN PALACE. Overnight: Hotel
After breakfast Proceed for sightseeing of Udaipur, stopping first at 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 lovely Sahelion-ki-Bari Gardens, the Jagdish Temple and the local folk Museum.
Later drive to Jaipur. Upon arrival at Jaipur check into your hotel. Overnight: Hotel
After breakfast, excursion to Amber Fort enroute witness the façade of Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Winds which was built in 1799. Amber Fort - The ancient capital of the state until 1727 when Jai Singh decided to move from his hillside fortress at Amber to new site on the plains. The construction of this fort began in 1592 by Raja Man Singh, the Rajput commander of Akbar’s army. The fort is a superb example of Rajput architecture, stunningly situated on a hillside and overlooking a lake which reflects its terraces and ramparts. Visit the Jagmandir or the hall of victory glittering with mirrors, Jal Mahal & temple of Kali. Ascend on elephant back, the hill, on which the fort is situated.Afternoon, city tour of Jaipur. Visit the Jantar Mantar the observatory built by Jai Singh in 1728; the City Palace which is a blend of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. It also has a museum with an extensive collection of art, carpets, paintings, enamel ware and weapons dating back to the 15th century. Overnight: Hotel
After breakfast drive to Agra enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri. Fatehpur Sikri : Built by Emperor Akbar in 1569, was the old capital of the Mughals, which was abandoned after 15 years due to scarcity of water. See the graceful buildings including the Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chisti, Panch Mahal & other Palaces which are still preserved in its original glory. Upon arrival at Agra check into your hotel. Overnight: Hotel
After breakfast proceed on a city tour of Agra.
City tour of Agra
Visit Taj Mahal (Closed on Friday), Red fort & Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daula. Later you will visit a marble gallery - the flagship store in Agra which offers an excellant range of white marble, fashionable wear & exotic wooden articles, truly a one stop shop.
In time transfer to Railway station to catch train for Varanasi. Upon arrival at Varanasi check into your hotel. Overnight: Hotel
n the early morning drive to Daswamedh Ghat and take a boat ride on the sacred river Ganges to see the cremation Ghats and witness the living traditions of one of the world's oldest and most important religions.
In time transfer to airport to catch flight for Delhi. On arrival transfer to International Airport to board the flight for your onward destination with sweet and unforgettable memories of "Splendours of North India" escorted by Vardhman Vacations.