Golden Triangle & Majestic North India

Duration: 15 Days 14 Night

Destination Covered: Delhi- Mandawa-Bikaner-Jaisalmer-Jodhpur-Ranakpur-Udaipur- Pushkar- Jaipur- abhaneri- Fatehpur Sikri- Agra-Delhi

Best Time To Visit: Any Time

Tour Attaractions: Mandawa town, Junagarh Fort, Lallgarh Palace and Fort Museum, The Karni Mata Temple, Raj Mahal, Meherangarh Fort, Sahelion Ki Bari, , Agra Fort


Golden Triangle & Majestic North India Golden Triangle & Majestic North India Golden Triangle & Majestic North India Golden Triangle & Majestic North India


Description

Kuber Tours provides yet another package which can help you to experience the rich cultural history of India. This golden desert state provides you to visit golden sand dunes, magnificent palaces & forts, glorious cultural heritage and gorgeous Havelis will certainly win your heart in a second. The marvelous architectural buildings, the forts, monuments and the royal palaces echoes the marvelous times of the bygone era and makes it the ever popular tour to Rajasthan, India. Being an action packed state, one can experience the joy of camel, horses or elephant safaris to treat the eyes with all the beauty the state has to offer. We offer endless opportunities to unearth the glorious history of this royal land.


Tour Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Delhi (by flight)                        
Welcome to Delhi, the capital of India.  Proceed to the hotel for overnight stay.
 

Day 02: Delhi sightseeing

After breakfast, enjoy sightseeing in Old Delhi with Raj Ghat, Jama Masjid and Chandni Chowk with possibility for Rikshaw ride (optional). We can then go to New Delhi where you will visit Humayun’s Tomb, India Gate, Rajpath, and President’s House & Parliament House. Later drive to Bangla Sahib Sikh Temple, Birla Temple and QutbMinar. If you like you can also go for shopping. Back to hotel for overnight stay  

Day 03: Delhi – Mandawa: 270 km/05 hours

Your roundtrip will start after breakfast with drive to Mandawa, also known as Open-Air Art Gallery of Rajasthan”, where you will check into hotel. In the afternoon proceed for sightseeing visiting the famous Havelis & Frescos built in 18th and 19th century. The paintings of details whom the people worship are worth watching and you will be overwhelmed. If you like, you can walk down the bazar streets and pick-up handicrafts as souvenirs or visit Mandawa town. Back to hotel for overnight stay  
Day 04: Mandawa - Bikaner: 180 km/03:30 hours
Today you will continue after breakfast to Bikaner. Upon arrival in your hotel in Bikaner you have some time for rest, in the afternoon we will have a sightseeing with Junagarh Fort, Lallgarh Palace and Fort Museum. The magnificent palace is fabricated by red sandstone and the marble is embellished with mirror work, exquisite carvings and paintings - definitely a worth visiting side. Later drive to Deshnoke - 30 km from Bikaner for visit The Karni Mata Temple This is one of the strangest temples in the world, because it is home to over 20,000 rats, which not only live and dine within the temple premises but are actually worshipped by devotees, who throng the temple in great numbers. It is nothing for weak nerves. In the evening you are free to the visit old city and bazar with shopping area. Back to hotel for overnight stay  

Day 05: Bikaner – Jaisalmer: 330 km/05:30 hours

After breakfast you will proceed to Jaisalmer where you check into hotel and have some time for rest. In the late afternoon your driver will take you to a sunset point where you can hopefully enjoy a beautiful sunset over the desert. Later back to hotel for overnight stay  

Day 06: Jaisalmer sightseeing

Jaisalmer, in the heart of the Indian desert - nicknamed „The Golden City“  because of the yellow sandstone used throughout the architecture of the fort and the town below, immerses both into a golden-yellow light. The city is a mass of intricately carved buildings, facades and elaborate balconies. Let yourself be enchanted by the oldest living fort in the world.The main attractions inside the 1156 by the Bhati Rajput ruler Jaisal built fort are: Raj Mahal (Royal palace), Jain temples and the Laxminath temple. Optionally we can arrange in the afternoon an excursion to Khuri Village around 45 km outside of Jaisalmer in Thar Desert with camel safari at sunset, traditional dance program and dinner. Drive back to Jaisalmer for overnight stay  

Day 07: Jaisalmer–Jodhpur: 286 km/05:30 hours

After breakfast you will drive to Jodhpur. 69 km north of Jodhpur, we will stop in Osian, famous for the largest group of Hindu and Jain temples in Rajasthan - dating from the 8th to 12th centuries. The city was a major religious centre of the kingdom of Marwar during the Gurjara Pratihara dynasty.   Before reaching your hotel you will stop at Mandore Garden, 9 km north of Jodhpur city and once the ruling seat of the Pratihara dynasty. It is famous for its wide green expanses, exquisite architecture and royal cenotaphs. The garden is a part of the more massive Mehrangarh Fort and also houses the famous Hall of Heroes and the temple of Three Hundred Million Gods. The architecture of Jodhpur possesses a noticeable bluish hue, designed to keep houses cool during hot summer, in the intricately carved brackets and pillars.Following Jaswant Thada,Mandore Garden and Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum. After lunch we will take you a bit outside of the city to a Bishnoi village. Bishnoi (also known as Vishnoi) is a Hindu religious sect found mostly in the Western Thar Desert. They follow a set of 29 principles/commandments given by Guru Jambheshwar (1451-1536). Also known as Jambhaji he founded the sect in 1485 and his teachings comprising 120 shabads (Shabadwani). Around 10,00,000 people following the Bishnoi sect. Of his 29 tenets, some are directed towards personal hygiene and maintaining good basic health, others for healthy social behaviour. Eight tenets have been prescribed to preserve bio-diversity (as global warming, encourage good animal husbandry). They include a ban on killing animals and felling green trees, and providing protection to all life forms. The firewood used by Bishnoi people devoid of small insects.   If you don’t want to visit the Bishnoi village you can alternatively walk around the clock tower area where you find Sardar Market and other shopping places. Jodhpur is famous for its spice market. Return back to hotel for overnight stay  

Day 08: Jodhpur – Ranakpur – Udaipur: 270 km/06 hours

On the way to Udaipur you will visit the famous Ranakpur Jain Temple from the 15th century. The cluster of temple, made of intricately sculpted white marble, built out of marbles about 1444 carved pillars each carved differently from other. After reaching Udaipur check into hotel for overnight stay  

Day 9: Udaipur sightseeing

The romantic „Lake City“ in Southern Rajasthan, famous for the stunning white marble palace built on an island in the Lake Pichola. It was the former palace of the Maharana and now converted to one of the most glamourous hotels in India – the Taj Lake Palace – also known from the James-Bond-Movie “Octopussy”.   After breakfast you will start your sightseeing of Udaipur with visit of City Palace Complex – the significant landmark of the town. The magnificent white marble palace of the former Rajput Ruler houses the Durbar Hall, the Palace Museum and the Crystle Gallery. Later continue with Jagdish Temple, followed by Sahelion Ki Bari, a beautiful recreation garden for the queen and princess of the rulers. In Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandal with a museum dedicated to folk art of Rajasthan you can see a traditional puppet show (Kathputli). In the afternoon you will enjoy a boat-ride at Lake Pichola. Rest of the day at free disposal or if you like visit of the Temples of Eklingji and Nagda - 25 kms outside of Udaipur. overnight in hotel in Udaipur    

Day 10: Udaipur – Pushkar Sighseeing

After breakfast you will leave Udaipur forPushkar. 280 km from Udaipur. In Sanskrit, Pushkar means "blue lotus" flower. It is the most visited pilgrimage site with many temples for Hindus and Sikhs in the center-east part of Rajasthan, located on the western side of Aravalli Mountains. It is considered as a sacred city by the Hindus therefore meat and eggs consumption are forbidden in the city. Most of the temples and Ghats in Pushkar are from the 18th century and later, because many temples were destroyed during Muslim conquests in the area. Subsequently, the destroyed temples were rebuilt. The most famous among Pushkar temples is the red spired Brahma Temple, which holds a special place in the hearts of Indians. It is the only temple in the world dedicated to Lord Brahma. The idol of Lord Brahma is housed in the inner sanctum. Pushkar is located on the shore of sacred Pushkar Lake, which has many Ghats where pilgrims bath and is described as ‘Tirtha Raj’, the king of all pilgrimage sites. The city is famous for its annual Pushkar Camel Fair - featuring a trading fete of cattle, horses and camels. It is held over seven days in autumn marking Kartika Purnima according to the Hindu calendar (Kartik month), October or November). It attracts nearly 200,000 people. If you are interested in this special event you can extend your stay to enjoy this unique festival. Please ask for the detailed dates. Overnight stay in Pushkar  

Day 11: Pushkar- Jaipur
 
You start your tour after breakfast with a drive to Jaipur. Upon arrival you will proceed to the hotel, rest of the day at leisure. You can walk around for first impressions, go shopping or enjoy a Bollywood movie in Jaipur’s famous Raj Mandir Cinema. Alternatively your driver will take you to Jaigarh Fort, which overlooks Amber Fort and the Maota Lake. The fort with a length of 3 kms was built by Jai Singh II. in 1726 and hosts one of the biggest canons in the world – the impressive Jaivana Cannon with a length of the barrel of 6.15 m (20.2 ft) and a weight of 50 tons. Overnight stay in Jaipur  

Day 12: Jaipur Sightseeing

The first highlight of this day is the visit of the old capital Amber Fort (10 km outside of Jaipur city). If you like you can enjoy the ascent to the fort from the back of an elephant. After visit Amber Palace and Kali Mata Temple drive back to the city. You will visit the City Palace (built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh during his reign and one of the most famous tourist attractions in Jaipur), Hawa Mahal (built in 1799 and also known as “Palace of Breeze”, as well as the famous observatory Jantar Mantar – constructed between 1724 and 1730 by order of Maharaja Sawaii Jai Singh II. of Jaipur. After your sightseeing you will have time for leisure or you may use the time for shopping. By the way: Jaipur is world famous for stone jewellery Back to hotel for overnight stay  

Day 13:  Jaipur - Abhaneri - Fatehpur Sikri –Agra

Onthe way to Agra we will stop at Abhaneri, located at a distance of 95 km from Jaipur on Jaipur-Agra Road. The place is widely popular as it is home to a colossal stepwell, Chand Baori, which is considered among the most beautiful stepwells of India. The village of Abhaneri is believed to have been established by Samrat Mihir Bhoj who was a Gurjar Pratihar king. On the way to Agra we will also stop to visit Fatehpur Sikri - the capital of Mughal Empire from 1571 to 1585. Before you will reach Agra you will have time to explore the Keoladeo National Park (Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary) - a World Heritage Site - by a cycle rikshaw. The Park is the perfect home to around 230species of birds from allover the world. Thousands of birds come to this sanctuary  for migration during the winter months. Bharatpur Sanctuary is one of the oldest wild reserves in India and was created 250 years ago when it was named after the Keoladeo (Shiva) temple. Earlier, the park was a traditional hunting spot for the Maharajas of Bharatpur in the year 1850.continue to Agra for overnight stay Continue to Agra, check into hotel for overnight stay    

Day 14: Agra- Delhi Sightseeing
 
Taj Mahal looks the most beautiful and mesmerising during the sunrise- so we will visit Taj Mahal at sunrise. The mausoleum was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his favorite wife, Mumtaz Mahal and is considered the finest example of Mughal architecture, a style that combines elements from Persian, Ottoman, Indian and Islamic architectural styles. This historical masterpiece and symbol of eternal love became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983.   Back to hotel for breakfast and after that we will visit Agra Fort. The impressive complex was built in 1576 about 2.5 km northwest of the Taj Mahal. The great Mughal emperors lived here and the country was governed from here. Further you will visit the Tomb of I'timad-ud-Daulah - a Mughal mausoleum - which is also known as "Baby Taj". The tomb, built between 1622 and 1628 represents a transition between the first phase of monumental Mughal architecture primarily built from red sandstone with marble decorations (as in Humayun's Tomb in Delhi) to its second phase, based on white marble and pietra dura inlay, most elegantly realized in the Taj Mahal. Another masterpiece for the  Mughal architectural  is the tomb of the Mughal emperor Akbar in Sikandra - a bit outside of Agra.   You finish the day's sightseeing tour with visit of Mehtab Baghat sunset.Mehtab Bagh (Moonlight Garden) was the last of eleven Mughal-built gardens along the Yamuna opposite the Taj Mahal and the Agra Fort in the flood plains. The garden complex, square in shape, measures about 300 by 300 metres and is perfectly aligned with the Taj Mahal on the opposite bank. Back to hotel for overnight stay  

Day 15: Agra - Delhi: 230 km/03:30 hours

Drive back to Delhi after enjoying your breakfast, transfer to International airport for flight back home or connecting program, and alternatively one more night in Delhi

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