India is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world also its world’s seventh largest nation by area and second largest in terms of population. The name ‘India’ is derived from the River Indus, which was home to early settlers. Indus River was referred as Sindhu by Aryan worshippers which were converted to Hindhu by Persians. Thus the name ‘Hindustan’ is derived from combination of both Sindhu and Hindu and refers to the land of the Hindus. You will experience diverse cultures, religion and rich heritage. Distinct geography of India ranges from snow covered Himalayas, tropical rain forest, Seas and deserts. India is also famous for its multi cuisine which challenges the taste buds. Land of Gandhi is one of the largest tiger reserves in the world. You can lose yourself in beauty of snow covered Himalayas, view the beauty of sun setting in beaches, explores the crowded markets and appreciate the art in ancient temples, palaces. India offers a wide range also differing most of the things from one state to another state of vast tourism choices, diverse in land and nature, people, tribes, cuisine, faiths, dance forms, music, arts, crafts, adventure, sport, spirituality, history.
Day 1: Arrive in Delhi
We will start from Kathmandu to Delhi by two means one is via Air reaching Delhi in around 1 hour and 50 minutes. You will enjoy mesmerizing view while flying over Himalayas. Otherwise you can enjoy the road trip from Kathmandu to Delhi which lasts for around 24 hrs.
Day 2: Sightseeing of Delhi
In the morning, take a sightseeing tour of Delhi. We will drive past President’s House, Parliament House. Visit Raj Ghat (the cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi) and Shanti Vana (the cremation site of Jawaharlal Nehru), Jama Masjid and drive past the Red Fort and the Chandni Chowk.In the afternoon visit Qutub Minar (built by Qutub-ud-Din Aibek in 1199), Humayun’s Tomb, India Gate (War Memorial Arch) and Lakshminarayan Temple (a modern Hindu Temple).
Day 3: Agra to Jaipur
We will start early in the morning and drive to Agra which is 3 hrs. drive from Delhi to view the beauty of Sun rays touching Taj Mahal (closed on Friday). Taj Mahal one of the Seven Wonders of the World built with white marble and semi-precious stone and also considered symbol of Love as it was built by Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz. Following Taj Mahal we will visit Agra Fort. And in evening we will drive to Jaipur and stay overnight at the Hotel.
Day 4: Jaipur sightseeing
After breakfast at hotel we will visit whole day sightseeing the Pink City. Its Trademark building color which is also known as unique Architecture, Astrology, Forts, Monuments, Palaces, Art and Craft, Culture. Admire the exotic architectural styles that combine both Mughal and Rajput characteristics at Jal Mahal or Water Palace in Jaipur and we will take lunch local street food delicacies of Rajasthan. And we will move forwards to Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar, Nahargarh Fort, Jaigarh Fort. We will spend our night at Lohagarh Fort Resort.
Day 5: Drive Jaipur to Pushkar
After breakfast we will take drive from Jaipur to Pushkar. This is 160km far from Jaipur and approx. three hours’ drive. Pushkar is one of the oldest cities in India with hundreds of temples, including 14th-century Jagatpita Brahma Mandir, dedicated to the god of creation.And you can enjoy camel safari.
Day 6: Pushkar to Udaipur
Early morning breakfast we will travel to Udaipur. It takes around 7 hours and 20 minutes by bus and 6 hours by train. We will stay overnight at a hotel in Udaipur.
Day 7: Udaipur
Udaipur is set around a series of artificial lakes and is known for its lavish royal residences. We will visi City Palace, overlooking Lake Pichola, is a monumental complex of 11 palaces, courtyards and gardens, famed for its intricate peacock mosaics. And Jaisamand Lake or Dhebar Lake is considered as the second largest artificial lake in Asia.
Day 8: Udaipur to Ranakpur to Jodhpur
After breakfast at hotel we will move forwards to Ranakpur. It is 91 km from Udaipur. Ranakpur has variety in wildlife, Trekking as well as Wolf spotting is one of the best thing to do in Ranakpur. The Wolf spotting can be done at the Jaba Wolf Point in Rajasthan. Trekking in Ranakpur can be done Ranakpur to Kumbhalgarh. It completes the journey of 25 km in which the beauty of the region is covered. Ranakpur also famous for cottages. After spending well time at Ranakpur we will go to visit Jodhpur which is 162km far fram Ranakpur. And we will stay overnight at Ranakpur.
Day 9: Jodhpur to Bikaner
Known popularly across the world for being home to desert camels, visiting the famous Junagarh Fort is certainly the best experience to have on your Bikaner sightseeing tour. Initially called as Chintamani Mahal, this old fort has an impeccable architecture; must-have is the camel safari in the Thar Desert.
Day 10: Bikaner to Delhi
After breakfast at hotel. We will go to some nearest sightseeing of Bikaner Karni Mata Temple and Thar where you can enjoy a camel safari and we will enjoy local culture, life style and we will have lunch at hotel and move to Delhi.
Day 11: Delhi to Kathmandu
This is the last day of our India tour. We start our day with morning coffee and we will do some shopping and get ready for Flight to return.