RAJASTHAN TAJ AND GANGES TOUR

(Delhi – Mandawa – Bikaner – Jaisalmer‐ Jodhpur‐ Udaipur‐ Pushkar
Jaipur‐ Agra‐ Khajuraho – Varanasi)

Day 01 :Arrive DELHI: Arrival in Delhi. Transfer to Hotel (Check-in: 1200 hrs). Check-in & Overnight at the hotel.

Day 02 :DELHI: Post breakfast city tour of Old Delhi including Red Fort (Drive Past), The Jama Masjid, India`s largest mosque, Rajghat - memorial of Mahatma Gandhi & a Rickshaw ride past through the silver street in Chandani Chowk. Afternoon sightseeing of New Delhi to include, Birla Mandir , Gurudwara bangla sahib, Qutab Minar, Drive past India gate and Government buildings. Overnight at hotel.

Day 03 : DELHI – MANDAWA : Breakfast at Hotel. Check-out and leave for Mandawa by surface. Upon arrival check in at the hotel. Afternoon: visit Mandawa that has beautiful frescoes, Havelis and mansions. Mandawa castle one of the finest castles of Rajasthan, is now a hotel and house of collection of armoires, costumes of ancestors, canons from 1820 ancient coins, numismatic collection and many other interesting items. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 04 : MANDAWA – BIKANER: After Breakfast leave for Bikaner. Upon arrival transfer to hotel. Afternoon: Sightseeing tour of city visiting Junagarh Fort “constructed between 1588 and 1593 and Camel Breeding farm. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 05 : BIKANER – JAISLAMER :After breakfast leave for Jaisalmer by surface. Upon arrival check in at the hotel. Rest of the day free for independent activities. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 06: JAISLAMER: Morning: Sightseeing of Jaisalmer. See the Citadel, the fort built by Rawal Jaisal where a fourth of the population lives. Also visit Jain temples of the 12th to 15th centuries Patwaon ki Haveli, a five-storey mansion with carved pillars and murals; Salim Singh and Nathmalji ki Haveli. Evening: excursion to Sam Sand Dunes, situated 45km from Jaisalmer, is the closest point to witness the total sandy desert. It has a truly magnificent stretch of sweeping dunes. A short Camel Ride through the dunes in the backdrop of sunset will be the highlight of the tour.

Day 07: JAISLAMER – JODHPUR: Breakfast at hotel. Leave for Jodhpur by surface. Upon arrival transfer to Hotel Afternoon: visit the impressive Mehrangarh Fort “situated on a 125 mt high structures in Rajasthan. Within the fort are some magnificent palace with meticulously carved panels, latticed windows or "Jarokhas" with evocative names” and Jaswant Thada. Overnight at the hotel

Day 08: JODHPUR – Ranakpur – UDAIUR : Breakfast at hotel. Leave for Udaipur enroute visiting Ranakpur “famous for Jain Temples with intricate carvings”. Upon arrival transfer to hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 09: UDAIPUR: Breakfast at hotel. Morning: visiting the City Palace “built in 1725, which houses the Dilkhush Mahal, Sheesh Mahal etc, Sahelion Ki Bari gardens and fountains. Afternoon: drive around the Fatehsagar Lake. Evening: Boat Ride at Lake Pichola. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 10: UDAIPUR – PUSHKAR :After breakfast, Check-out from the hotel and drive to Pushkar. Check-in at the hotel. Evening free to enjoy the holy place. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 11: PUSHKAR—JAIPUR: After breakfast proceed for city tour of Pushkar one of the important places of Hindus. City tour includes drive around Pushkar Lake and visit Brahma Temple (Outside) Check-out from the hotel and drive to Jaipur upon arrival check in at Hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 12: JAIPUR: Morning: visit of Amber Fort riding on elephant back. Miniatures painted on the walls depict hunting and war scenes, apart from festivals. Precious stones and mirrors are embedded into the plaster. En-route to Amber Fort, you will have a brief photography stop at Hawa Mahal - the Palace of Winds. Afternoon: - city tour of Jaipur which begins with a visit to the Maharaja's City Palace. Jantar Mantar, which is the largest stone and marble crafted observatory in the world. Situated near the gate of the city palace, the observatory has 17 large instruments, many of them still in working condition. Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 13: JAIPUR / Fatehpur Sikri / AGRA : Breakfast at Hotel. Leave for Agra by surface enroute visiting Fatehpur Sikri the imperial city of the Mughal dynasty built by Akbar. Upon arrival check in at hotel.
Afternoon: Visit Taj Mahal undoubtedly one of the most romantic buildings of the world. Renowned for its architectural magnificence and aesthetic beauty, it counts among man's proudest creations to commemorate his love (Friday Closed). Later visit Agra Fort. The fort embraces the Moti Masjid, the Diwan-I-Am or the Hall of Public Audiences, the Diwan-I-Khas or the Hall of Private Audiences, the Octagonal Tower, Jahangir’s Palace and many more monuments”

Day 14: AGRA - JHANSI – ORCHHA – KHAJURAHO: Post breakfast transfer to Railway way station to board Shatabdi express (0811/1045) to Jhansi. On arrival drive to Orchha. Visit Orchha including Jehangiri Mahal, the Raj Mahal and the Laxmi Narayan temple. Later drive to Khajuraho. Overnight at hotel.

Day 15: KHAJURAHO - VARANASI : Morning sightseeing in Khajuraho visiting world famous temples known for their intricate sculptures and erotic carvings that are one of the outstanding achievements of Indian art.
Afternoon transfer to airport to board the flight to Varanasi (AI405-1505/1555 hrs).On arrival transfer to hotel .Afternoon excursion to Sarnath (9 kms). This is where the Buddha preached his first sermon after getting enlightenment. Evening witness Aarti ceremony at River Ganges. Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 16: VARANASI - DELHI BY FLIGHT SG119-1515/1640 Hrs. This morning an early start for a dawn boat ride on the Ganges River. Ritual is a very important aspect of Hinduism and there is no better place to observe it than at the Ganges. You will view the thread ceremony, head shaving and food being offered to the departing souls. A walk through narrow twisting lanes will give you a chance to witness the various rituals of the pilgrims and followed by city tour including Bharat Mata Temple, Shanta Durga Temple and Banaras Hindu University. Drive back to hotel for breakfast. Later in time transfer to airport to board on flight (SG119-1515/1640 Hrs.) for Delhi. On Arrival transfer to International airport to board flight for onward destination

 

Please find below our Nett applicable per person rates in USD,
Valid from 01 Oct 2014 till 31 Mar.2015 (Rates not valid from 20 Dec 2014 till 10 Jan 2015)

 

No. of Pax Standard Superior Deluxe
02 paying pax sharing twin USD  1962 PP USD  2218 PP USD  2425 PP
03 paying pax sharing twin USD  1810 PP USD  2065 PP USD  2265 PP
04-06 paying sharing twin USD  1709 PP USD  1975 PP USD  2165 PP
07-09 paying sharing twin USD  1670 PP USD  1930 PP USD  2129 PP
Single Room Supplement USD  498 PP USD  749 PP USD  983 PP
Supplement for Half Board 15 Dinners USD  160 PP USD  198 PP USD  299 PP
Supplement for Full Board 15 Lunches & 15 Dinners USD  313 PP USD  366 PP USD  545 PP
Supplement for airfare on Khajuraho - Varanasi sector
USD  295 Per Person

PLEASE NOTE:

  1. Airfares quoted above are special web-based and subject to change (as per availability of seats in flight) by respective airlines without any prior notice.
  2. Airfare shall be charged as per the fare offered by the airline at the time of booking/ticketing.
  3. Airfares are inclusive of all taxes.
  4. Tentative reservation is not allowed and reservations can be made only once tickets are issued.
  5. Cancellation/Refund terms are different from airline to airline. For low cost flights no cancellation is permitted less than 15 days prior to departure. However, once the tickets are issued, any change/cancellation thereafter will attract USD 30 per person per sector till 21 days prior to travel, 50% of ticket amount between 21 – 14 days, 75% of ticket amount between 14 – 07 days & 100% ticket amount if cancelled / amended less than 7 days.

Hotels Envisaged:

CITY Standard Hotel Superior Hotel Deluxe Hotel NIGHTS
Delhi S.K. Premium Park Crown Plaza Rohini Kempinski 02
Mandawa Udaivilas Desert Resort Castle Mandawa 01
Bikaner Heritage Resort Lal Garh Palace Laxmi Niwas Palace 01
Jaisalmer Fort Rajwada Fort Rajwada Fort Rajwada 02
Jodhpur Marugarh Indana Palace Taj Hari Mahal 01
Udaipur Justa Inder Residency Fateh Garh 02
Pushkar Pushkar Fort Pushkar Resort Pushkar Palace 01
Jaipur Peppermint Mansingh Le Meridien 02
Agra Yamuna View Mansingh jaypee palace 02
Khajuraho Usha Bundela Taj Chandela Taj Chandela 01
Varanasi Meradan Grand Taj Ganges Taj Ganges 01

Base Category Rooms at all Hotels

Above rates include following:
Meeting & Assistance on arrival/departure at airport/
Arrival/Departure transfers and surface travel as per program, using 01 Air-Conditioned vehicle
Accommodation for total 15 nights sharing twin on room + Breakfast basis
Spanish failing English speaking local guide for city tours as per the program
Elephant/jeep ride at Fort Amber
Monument entrance fees
Train fare on Agra – Jhansi sector in A.C Chair car
Boat ride at lake Pichola in Udaipur & River Ganges in Varanasi sharing common boat
Camel ride at Sam sand dunes in Jaisalmer
All presently applicable taxes

OUR RATES DO NOT INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING SERVICES
• Expenses of personal nature like telephone calls, laundry, shopping, table drinks, fee for the still cameras/video camera at the monuments, etc.
• Any additional expenses caused by or liability for disturbance in the trip due to circumstances beyond our control such as airline delays, road-blocks, vehicle malfunctions and other conditions like sickness, natural disasters, wars, riots or any other unforeseen circumstances.
• Liability for or travel insurance against injury, loss of life, accidents, damage or loss of goods.
• Tips and porter charges.

Important Notes:
In case of any revision in government tax structure, air fare or fuel prices, we reserves the right to revise the tour price.
Keeping in view high tourist demand to India — though our priority is to provide hotel mentioned in the package, however, We retains the right to provide similar category hotel to any customer, in case of non availability of the quoted hotel.
Names of hotels mentioned in our offer only indicate that our rates are based on usage of these hotels. It is not to be construed that accommodation is confirmed at these hotels until and unless, we convey to you the confirmation of accommodation.

Liabilities: We are not liable to pay any compensation for termination of tour or deviation of itinerary incase of Force Mejur factors where things are beyond our control such as natural calamities, riots, political strikes, flight/train delay etc. Any extra cost incurred for revising itineraries in such situation/s would be debited to clients.
In case of termination of tour mid-way due to any of the above factors retentions or penalties charged for unutilized services would be borne by the clients.


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