Day 01: Delhi - Jaipur – Pushkar
Guests arrive in the morning at Delhi, the capital of India. They are welcomed at the Delhi airport and introduced to their guide for the tour. The bus will take the tourists to Amer Fort in Jaipur and from here they will go on a sightseeing trip. Amber Fort is an impressive and magnificent fort offering excellent views of the Pink City of Jaipur. In Jaipur, the guests can visit places like the City Palace building, Hawa Mahal, the Wind Palace and Jantar Mantar. The City Palace is an impressive structure with a mix of the Mughal and Rajput art work and architecture. It houses a museum with excellent exhibits. Hawa Mahal is a unique structure with numerous windows of Jaali work that acted as veils for the royal women when they watched the street happenings. From Jaipur, guests will travel to Pushkar and check in at hotel Sarovar or other hotels.
Day 02: Pushkar
On the second day of the tour, guests can enjoy a trek to the Savitri Temple and there will be the sightseeing of the lakeside and Brahma Temple. The lake and temple are of great religious significance for the Hindus. The Brahma Temple in Pushkar is the only temple in the world that is dedicated to Lord Brahma. Pushkar is very famed for its annual fair. The afternoon is free to relax for the guests.
Day 03: Puskhar to Bikaner
In the morning after breakfast, guests travel to Bikaner and from there to Deshnok, where they will be able to watch the Karni Mata Temple. Back in Bikaner, the guests will check in at the Bhairon Vilas hotel or its equivalent hotel. Bikaner is famous for its Jain Temples, palaces and its camel research farm. The Junagarh Fort of Bikaner is a beautiful sight and a must see for all the visitors.
Day 04: Bikaner - Jaisalmer
Post breakfast guests will take the bus to travel to Jaisalmer, where they will do the sightseeing of the region. The city is filled with architectures that are built in yellow-golden sandstone. The places worth visiting are the Jaisalmer Fort, Manak Chowk and havelis. All these have excellent architectures and beautiful pieces of stone carvings. Guests will stay at the Jaisal Castle hotel.
Day 05: Jaisalmer
In Jaisalmer, guests will have a whale of time and they can visit places like Bada Bagh meaning a big garden and the magnificent Sam sand dunes. The sand dunes become all the more attractive in the evening when the sun’s rays illuminate the many hues of the sand dunes. Guests will surely enjoy the camel ride here and after the ride, they will stay at the hotel.
Day 06: Jaisalmer - Jodhpur
In the morning, guests will board the bus, which will take them to Jodhpur. The city is famous for its hospitality and rich culture. In Jodhpur, there will be visits to places like Jaswant Thada, Meherangarh Fort, and Sardar Market. Guests will spend the night at hotel. Jaswant Thada Memorial which is a remarkable white marble structure built in the memeory of the great Rajput king, Maharaja Jaswant Singh. The Sardar Market is a paradise for shopping lovers.
Day 07: Jodhpur - Ranakpur – Udaipur
After breakfast, guests will be taken to Ranakpur by bus, which is famous for the Chaumukha Temple. The Ranakpur city is famous for Jain temples. When guests have enjoyed the beauty of the temples, they will further travel to Udaipur. The beautiful lakes and island resorts add to the glory of Udaipur. In the evening, guests can enjoy the journey in a boat to the Jagmandir Island, which is located on the Pichola Lake.
Day 08: Udaipur
The eighth day of the North and West India tour is for sightseeing in Udaipur. The places that the guests will visit in the sightseeing include Crystal Gallery, City Palace, Jagdish Temple, and Bagore- ki Haveli. A number of exotic crystals can be seen in the Crystal Gallery. The Jagdish Temple pays homage to Lord Narayan. The Haveli is a huge structure with over 100 rooms. The afternoon is free time for the guests. For the night, guests will stay at the Kankarwa Haveli.
Day 09: Udaipur - Mandu
For the ninth day of the tour, guests will have to get up early at about five and they will travel to Mandu. The place can be called an elevated plateau that has scenic surroundings. Upon arrival, they can rest for the afternoon. The overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 10: Mandu
In Mandu, guests visit to places like Royal Enclave and Village Group and will travel on a bicycle to Nil Kanth Palace and Rupmati's Pavilion. The royal Enclave withholds the ship-like structure called the Jahaz Mahal. Village Group or the Jama Masjid is a classic example of Afghani architecture. Rupmati’s Pavilion is a construction on the edge of the Palace and it’s a fairytale like romantic place.
Day 11: Mandu- Bhopal- Bhimbetka
In the morning, guests travel to Bhopal and from there to Bhimbetka to visit places like the Bhimbetka Caves and see the rock paintings there. Bhimbetka is amongst the most famous world heritage sites. For the night guests stay at the hotel in Bhopal.
Day 12: Bhopal - Sanchi - Bhopal to Agra
Guests travel to Sanchi to visit the Great Stupa and the Archeological Museum, and other attractions. On the way to Bhopal, guests take a stop at Raisen. The Sanchi Stupa is an excellent example of Buddhist architecture.
Day 13: Agra and Delhi
In Agra, guests visit places such as the Red Fort and the famous Taj Mahal. Taj Mahal is an epic monument of love.
Day 14: Delhi to Amritsar Delhi Bus Tour
On the 14th day of the North and West India Tour guests visit places in Delhi such as Jama Masjid, Chandini Chowk , Rashtrapati Bhavan , Connaught Place , Red fort , Raj Ghat , Rajpath , India Gate , and Purana Qila. Chandini Chowk is a shopping area and the Connaught Place is another important shopping area in Delhi. The Red Fort and Jama Masjid in Delhi are structures of red sandstone built by the great Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. Rashtrapati Bhawan is the official residence of the President of India. India Gate is a war memorial dedicated to the soldiers of the Indian Army who lost their lives in WWI. Guests then leave by train to Amritsar and upon arrival check in at the Guest House.
Day 15: Amritsar – Pathankot
In Amritsar, guests get to visit the famous Golden Temple. The Golden Temple is of great religious importance for the Sikhs. It holds the most sacred Sri Guru Granth Sahib. In the afternoon, travel to Pathankot and stay at the hotel. Pathankot is a small town with a multi-purpose dam named Ranjit Sagar in its vicinity.
Day 16: Pathankot - Mc Leod Ganj
Guests travel to Mc Leod Ganj early in the morning and they have afternoon time free for resting. Guests stay at the hotel for the night. It can be called a miniature hill-station.
Day 17: Mc Leod Ganj
The 17th day of the North and West India Tour is for the sightseeing in Mc Leod Ganj. The places to visit include the village, Tibetan Medical and Astrological Institute, Bhagsu and Dip Tse - Chok Ling Gompa. Dalai Lama and his teachings have given rise to the Buddhist culture and all the mentioned places are a result of the same.
Day 18: Mc Leod Ganj – Rishikesh
Guests are free till 11 in the morning and then board the bus for Rishikesh and check in at the hotel High Bank Peasants Cottage. Rishikesh is a sacred gateway to the holy pilgrimage in the Himalayas. Ganga, the sacred river flows through the town of Rishikesh. Rishikesh is famed for its temples, yoga centres and water sports.
Day 19: Rishikesh- Delhi
After walks and sightseeing, guests board the bus that takes them directly to the airport in Delhi and the North and West India Tour ends here.