Best of Rajasthan and Nepal
Day 01: Delhi: Arrive Delhi. Transfer to hotel. Overnight Delhi.
Day 02: Delhi: Morning tour of tour of Old Delhi visiting Raj Ghat and Shanti Vana - the cremation sites of Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru, Jama Masjid and drive past Red Fort and Chandni Chowk. Check-out from the hotel at 1200 hrs. Afternoon visit Qutub Minar built by Qutub-ud-Din Aibek in 1199, Humayun's Tomb, India Gate (War Memorial Arch ), Lakshminarayan Temple - a modern Hindu Temple. Also drive past President's House, Parliament House, Government Secretariat Buildings and Connaught Place shopping centre. Rest of the time free for leisure.
Day 03: Bikaner: After a leisurely breakfast drive to the ‘Camel City’ Bikaner and check in. After a brief leisure visit the well-preserved Junagarh fort.
Day 04: Jaisalmer: In the morning drive to Jaisalmer. arrive Jaisalmer. Transfer to hotel. Later visit the Fort, bazzars & the old mansions known as "havelis". People still live in these ancient buildings dating from 12th to 15th century. Every house has exquisite carvings and filigreed work. Overnight Jaisalmer.
Day 05: Jaisalmer: Day free in Jaisalmer. Move out to visit Jaisalmer fort. And local bazaars.
Day 06: Jodhpur: Morning arrive Jodhpur. Transfer to hotel. Later visit the Meharangarh Fort situated on a low sandstone Hill, including Moti-Mahal and Phool Mahal. Also visit Jaswant Thada, an imposing Marble Memorium built in 1899 and the museum located in the Umaid Public Gardens. Overnight Jodhpur.
Day 07: Udaipur: Morning drive to Udaipur visiting Ranakpur Temples enroute. Jain Temples built in the 15th century are situated in the lovely valley of the Aravali. Its surrounding is quiet and picturesque. Ranakpur has grand structures and beautiful sculpture. There are 1444 pillars in the temple and none of them are similar. The magic of light & shade is really awe inspiring. Surya Temple and other Jain Temples are side attractions. Overnight Udaipur.
Day 08: Udaipur: Morning tour of Udaipur. Visit the City Palace, Jagdish Temple, drive around Fatehsagar Lake, Sahelion ki bari (Queen's resort for her friends) and Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir (Folk art museum ). Afternoon free. Overnight Udaipur.
Day 09: Jaipur: In the morning drive to Jaipur. On arrival check in your hotel. Later some leisure move out to visit local bazaars. Evening time free for leisure
Day 10: Jaipur: Morning arrive Jaipur. Transfer to hotel. Later visit Amber Fort. Amber Fort was the ancient capital of the State. Visit the Sheesh Mahal or the Hall of Victory glittering with mirrors. Ascend the Fort on Elephant back. Afternoon tour of Jaipur. Jaipur - the capital of Rajasthan was given a colour coat of pink a century ago in honour of a visiting Prince. Built by Maharaja Jai Singh, the notable astronomer, this city is 260 years old. Visit Maharaja's City Palace, the Observatory & Ram Niwas Gardens. Drive past Hawa Mahal & through the pink rose residential & business areas. Overnight Jaipur.
Day 11: Agra: Drive to Agra. On the way visit the abandoned citadel of Mughal emperor Akbar known as Fatehpur Sikri. Evening free to relax.
Day 12: Agra: Morning visit the world famous Taj Mahal built by the Moghul Emperor Shahjehan in 1630 for his Queen Mumtaz Mahal to enshrine her mortal remains. Later visit the Agra Fort containing the Pearl Mosque, the Halls of Public and Private Audience. Also visit the Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daullah built by Empress Noorjehan in memory of her father. Rest of the time free for leisure.
Day13: Kathmandu: In the morning drive to New Delhi. Later Transfer to airport for Kathmandu flight. Arrive Kathmandu & transfer to hotel. Afternoon free. Overnight Kathmandu.
Day14: Kathmandu: Morning visit the Durbar Square, Hanuman Dhoka, the ancient royal residential quarter, Mahadev and Parvati Temple and other temples. Afternoon free. Overnight Kathmandu.
Day15: Kathmandu: Day free in Kathmandu. Overnight Kathmandu.
Day16: Delhi: Morning free. Afternoon transfer to airport for Delhi flight. Arrive & transfer to the city centre. Later in the evening transfer to airport for return flight.