Gwalior Holidays

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Delhi fruit stall

Day 1: Delhi

Namaste! Welcome to India and New Delhi the capital city of India. We will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel with the rest of the day yours to relax after your long flight.

Nrashtrapati Bhawan

Day 2: Delhi

Enjoy a free day to go out in the streets and enjoy Diwali with the locals.

Rajpath

Day 3: Delhi

Full day sightseeing of Old and New Delhi which includes Red Fort, Raj Ghat, Qutub Minar, Humanyun's Tomb, Jamma Masjid, Govt. Buildings, India Gate and a Rickshaw ride at Chandni Chowk Bazaar.

India Gate

Day 4: Delhi - Amritsar

Transfer to the airport for your prebooked flight to Amritsar. Arrival transfer to your hotel. Evening a visit to Wagah - the only border crossing between India and Pakistan for the sunset 'Retreat’ ceremony, where the changing of the guards & ceremonial lowering of the flags is performed with great pomp.

The temple at night

Day 5: Amritsar

Enjoy a full day city tour which includes highlights such as the Golden temple, Durgiana Temple, Jallianwala Bagh, Ranjit Singh Panorama & Wagah Border ceremony.

Amritsar smile

Day 6: Amritsar - Varanasi

You will be met at the hotel by our representative to escort you to the airport for your departure to Delhi by flight 9W 2632 departing tentatively at 0950 hours. Arrive Delhi at 1110 hours and take a connecting flight to Varanasi by SG 114 at 1410 hours Varanasi. Arrive by SG 114 from Delhi at 1540 hours. You will be met by our representative on your arrival and you will be escorted by him to your hotel.

Varanasi Ghats

Day 7: Varanasi

Enjoy an early morning boat ride on the Ganges followed by a half day city tour including highlights such as Banaras Hindu University, New Vishwananth Temple and the Durga Temple.

Bathers in the morning

Day 8: Varanasi - Khajuraho

Transfer to the airport for the 9W 723 Dep:-1215 hours to Khajuraho. Arriving at 12:55 onward transfer to your hotel. Half day Temples Tour including as much of the following western Group of Temples as possible. Kandariya Mahadeo Temple, Chaunsat Yogini Temple, Chitragupta Temple, Lakshamana Temple, Matangeswara Temple, and Varaha Temple.

Chaturbhui Temple

Day 9: Khajuraho - Orchha

Assistance on check out. Departure from Khajuraho by road to Orchha. After arrival check in formalities enjoy a half day sightseeing of Orchha that includes Sheesh Mahal, Raja Mahal, Chhatri Temple and Ram Raja Temple.

Orchha Temple

Day 10: Orchha - Gwalior

Today we drive 3 hours to Gwalior. On arrival assistance with check in the guide will take you out to see the city highlights.

Mansingh Fort colours

Day 11: Gwalior - Agra

Departing by road 2 hrs we drive to Agra home to the famous Taj Mahal. Arriving, we check in then head out to visit Agra fort, which boasts some of India’s finest Mughal buildings behind it’s fortified walls. During its history it has been a palace, a fort and a prison!

Agra street

Day 12: Agra

This morning visit India's most iconic monument built for love - the stunning Taj Mahal. here you will enjoy exploration time and also a guided explanation of this once powerful mogul emperor’s monument to love. Remainder of the day free to explore.

Jain Temple Tower

Day 13: Agra - Jaipur

This morning we will take a drive out to the ghostly fortified city of Fatehpur Sikri, abandoned only 8 years after its construction due to droughts in the area continuing on you will arrive in to Jaipur 'The Pink City'. In the afternoon enjoy some free time to relax.

Maharaja Palace

Day 14: Jaipur

Enjoy a half day tour of Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds) The City Palace, which boasts an interesting museum of regal attire and Jantar Mantar, an ancient astronomical observatory. Remainder of the day at leisure.

Jantar Mantar Observatory Park

Day 15: Jaipur

Early today, we travel beyond Jaipur to the stunning 16th century Amber Fort - a sprawling Rajput concoction which hugs the hill on which it was built and overlooks the hot plains below. We enjoy a stately elephant ride (Subject to Government regulations & availability) to the fort proper and tour the fort’s well-preserved interior and grounds. Back in Jaipur, enjoy the remains of the day your way.

Local transport

Day 16: Jaipur - Pushkar

Morning drive to Pushkar along the way we stop in Ajmer to visit highligths such as Shah Jahan's Mosque, Dargarh Sharif and more time permitting. Arrive Pushkar assisted check in. Remainder of the day at leisure.

Colourful camel

Day 17: Pushkar

Enjoy the day with our guide to explore the famous Brahma temple, bathing ghats, onion shaped domes and chalk colored buildings of Pushkar.

Lakshmi Narayan Temple

Day 18: Pushkar - Jodhpur

Today after a hearty breakfast we travel by road to Jodhpur around 6hrs and a half. Arrival assisted check in.

Jodhpur spice stall

Day 19: Jodhpur

Today enjoy an insightful full day city tour which includes highlights such as Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Mandore Garden and the iconic Clock Tower.

Meheranga Fort

Day 20: Jodhpur - Jaisalmer

Today we take to the road once again headed to Jaisalmer. Along the way we will make a slight detour to see if you can spot the cranes in Khichan. Arrival and assisted check into your hotel.

Camels in the desert

Day 21: Jaisalmer

Enjoy a half day city tour taking in Gadi Sagar and Haveli. Remainder of the day at leisure.

Temple carving detail

Day 22: Jaisalmer

Free day. This evening you will enjoy a camel safari to see the stunning sun set perhaps the most evocative way to sample desert life.

Shrines at the lake edge

Day 23: Jaisalmer - Jodhpur

Our representative will meet you at the hotel to escort you to the Railway Station for embarkation. Departure from Jaisalmer by Train No 14060 to Jodhpur. Train departs at 16:30 hours. (Recheck timings locally; porterage at the railway station is paid by our representative)(1st Class AC Sleeper) Arrive Jodhpur by 14060 at 22:30 hours local rep will meet you for transfer to the hotel.

Day 24: Jodhpur - Ranakpur

This morning we drive to Ranakpur which is famously know for it Jain temples. Arrival and check into your hotel, remainder of the evening at leisure.

Maharaja City Palace

Day 25: Ranakpur - Udaipur

This morning you will visit the 14th century Jain temples at Ranakpur. After which we drive to Udaipur arriving there check into your hotel. Remainder of the day at leisure.

Lake Pichola sunset

Day 26: Udaipur

This morning enjoy a sightseeing tour of Udaipur, highlights include the City Palace, Jagdish Temple,Shaliyo ki bari Garden, Bharti lok kala Mandal, Pratap Samarak and Shilp gram.

Jagdish Temple

Day 27: Udaipur

Free day to explore. Later included transfer to the airport for your flight to Delhi Dep:-17:30. Arrival transfer at 18:40 in Delhi to connect wit h your international flight home.

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last updated - 23 Oct 2014 2:52 AM