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Home > India Tour Packages > Highlights of India & Nepal
Highlights of India & Nepal
Duration : 16 Nights & 17 Days
Destinations : Delhi - Udaipur - Ranakpur - Jodhpur - Pushkar - Jaipur - Agra - Orchha - Khajuraho - Varanasi - Kathmandu - Delhi

Day 01 : Arrive Delhi
Upon your arrival at Delhi International airport, our company representative shall meet and handover all your travel documents. Later he will escort you to the hotel and assist you with the check in formalities. Today your evening is free at leisure to explore the capital city of India on your own. Overnight stay is in Delhi.

Day 02 : Delhi sightseeing

Today morning have your lavish breakfast in hotel. Later enjoy the full day guided city sightseeing tour of Old Delhi and New Delhi. Start your New Delhi sightseeing with the visit to Humayun's Tomb - the tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun, built in 1565 A.D by Humayun's first wife. Thereafter visit Qutub Minar - one of the finest ancient tallest monuments in India built in 1193 by Qutab-ud-din Aibak. Later enjoy a drive along the ceremonial avenue - Rajpath. Drive past the India Gate (a war memorial), Parliament House and President's House. Later proceed for Old Delhi Sightseeing which includes visit to Raj Ghat - the memorial site where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated, one of the most visited sites in Delhi and Jama Masjid - the largest mosque in India, with a courtyard capable of holding 25,000 devotees. Thereafter also explore the oldest market of Delhi - Chandni Chowk with a joyful rickshaw ride. Overnight stay is in Delhi.

Day 03 : Delhi - Udaipur (By Flight)
Today morning after breakfast in hotel, transfer to airport to board the flight towards Udaipur. On arrival at Udaipur, our company representative shall meet you and assist you. Udaipur is also recognized as “City of Lakes”. The city was founded in 1553 by Maharaja Udai Singh and bounded by the antique Aravali Mountain ranges.  Udaipur is considered as the most romantic city in India because of its charming lakes. The city plays a very important role in Rajasthan tourism and is widely visited by the travelers all over the world. Evening is at free at leisure to explore the unending beauty of its charming lakes. Overnight stay is in Udaipur.

Day 04 : Udaipur sightseeing
Today morning have your lavish breakfast in hotel. Later enjoy the full day guided city sightseeing tour. Visit the magnificent City Palace, built over a period of nearly 400 years, construction of which was contributed by several kings of the dynasty, starting by the Maharana Udai Singh. The palace is ornamented very beautifully with the design grouping of Rajputana and Mughal structural and located on the east bank of Lake Pichola. Fateh Sagar Lake, constructed by Maharana Jai Singh in 1678 in North of Lake Pichola and said to be the pride of the “City of Lakes”, Udaipur. Saheliyo ki Bari, is a major garden which lies just beneath the Fateh Sagar Lake. The superb architecture of the garden provides a breath-taking view to its visitors. Later enjoy a leisure boat ride at Lake Pichola to visit Jagmandir Island which not only provides the best scenic view of the lake and the mountains in the city, but also presents some of the most important historical monuments dotted along the lakeside. Evening is free to enjoy a leisure walk at local markets of Udaipur. Overnight stay is in Udaipur.

Day 05 : Udaipur – Jodhpur (Via Ranakpur) (275 kms / 05 hrs)
Today morning after breakfast continue your drive towards the “second largest city of Rajasthan”, Jodhpur. While driving to Jodhpur en route pay your visit to Ranakpur which is very famous for its beautiful Jain group of temples. Later continue your drive towards Jodhpur. On arrival transfer to your hotel. Jodhpur is considered as the majestic city situated at the boundary of the great Thar Desert and famous for its magnificent forts and palaces. The city was founded in 1459 by Prince Jodha, the stronghold of the fierce Rathore clan. Later after some relaxation our company guide will be waiting for you who will take you for the city sightseeing. Visit Jaswant Thada, an architectural landmark built with a white marble cenotaph in memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II in 1899. Also visit the magnificent Mehrangarh Fort palace built in 1459 AD and situated on a low sandstone hill. Within this fort, enjoy the visit to beautiful Moti Mahal (also popularly known as the palace of pearls) and Phool Mahal (also popularly known as the palace of flowers). Lastly also visit Umaid Bhawan Palace which is one of the most beautiful palaces of Rajasthan now converted into an expensive heritage hotel in Rajasthan. Overnight stay is in Jodhpur.

Day 06 : Jodhpur – Pushkar (200 kms / 03 ½ hrs)
Today morning after breakfast continue your drive towards an important pilgrimage city for Hindus. Pushkar, one of the five sacred pilgrimage site for devotees of Hindu religion and also recognized as the “Holy city of Rajasthan”. The city is also well-known for the festivity of yearly cattle fare known as the Pushkar Fair. This fair continues for five days held in the month of November in which thousands of tourists from worldwide come to take part in this spiritual festival. On arrival at Pushkar, transfer to your hotel. Later after some wash and change head towards the guided city sightseeing tour visiting Pushkar Lake and the old religious temples near the lake. The most famous is the Brahma temple, the only temple devoted to Lord Brahma. Pushkar is dotted with the only Brahma temple in the world dedicated to this deity (Brahma is the Lord who created the world). Evening is free at leisure to enjoy at local markets. Overnight stay is in Pushkar.

Day 07 : Pushkar – Jaipur (150 kms / 2 ½ hrs)
Today morning after breakfast continue your drive towards the “capital of Rajasthan”, Jaipur. The city is also recognized as ““Pink City of Rajasthan” because of its majority of buildings which are painted in terra-cotta pink which you will further explore when you will travel along its streets. Jaipur was developed by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II in 1726 and is one of the most visited cities in North India by travelers from around the world. The beautiful monuments and buildings of Jaipur are the finest example of Rajput architecture and lifestyle of the Royal families. On arrival at Jaipur, transfer to your hotel. Later in evening pay your visit to “Chokhi Dhani”  which is famous for its Rajasthani traditional dinner with dance and folk music. Overnight stay is in Jaipur.

Day 08 : Jaipur sightseeing

Today morning have your lavish breakfast in hotel. Later proceed towards the sightseeing tour of Jaipur which starts with an excursion tour to Massive Amber Fort Palace where you will enjoy a royal elephant ride to reach the fort situated on the top of Aravalli hill. Overlooking the city of Jaipur this stunning palace fort of Jaipur built in white marble and red sandstone. Thereafter drive back to the city and visit Hawa Mahal, also recognized as the “Palace of winds”. It is the most prominent landmark of the city, built by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh in 1799. City Palace, situated in the heart of the old City is a blend of Rajput and Mughal architecture. Jantar Mantar Observatory which is a collection of architectural astronomical instruments, the huge masonry instruments were used to study the movement of constellations and stars in the sky. Later in evening also explore the local handicraft markets. Overnight stay is in Jaipur.

Day 09 : Jaipur – Agra (Via Fatehpur Sikri) (235 kms / 04 hrs)
Early morning after breakfast, drive towards the city of “TajMahal”. En-route stop at Fatehpur Sikri - is a fascinating ghost city built during the second half of the 16th century by the Emperor Akbar. It was built to commemorate the birth of his son but later abandoned due to scarcity of water. Thereafter continue your drive towards Agra. On arrival, transfer to your hotel. Agra is a city with a fascinating history and is rich in Mughal heritage. Visit the majestic Taj Mahal, constructed in 1630 by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan for his beloved Queen Mumtaz Mahal. It is made up of white marble and is the most stunning monument ever built for his love. Also visit the rusty and majestic red-sandstone fort of the city - Agra Fort containing the Pearl Mosque. The fort stands on the banks of the Yamuna River and its construction was started by Emperor Akbar in 1566. If time permits, also visit Itmad-ud-Daula’s tomb, also famous by the name of Baby Taj which was built by Emperor Jahangir's queen, Noor Jahan in the memory of her father during 1622-1628 A.D. Evening is free at leisure to explore the unending beauty of royal architecture, the city is famous for. Overnight stay is in Agra.


Day 10 : Agra – Jhansi (By Superfast Train Dep. 0815 Hrs & Arr. 1045 Hrs) & Jhansi – Khajuraho (Via Orchha) (200 kms / 03 ½ hrs)

Today morning, experience a short journey in a super-fast Indian rail. Morning you will be transferred to Agra Railway station to board your train towards Jhansi. Arrive Jhansi and continue your drive to Khajuraho famous for its temples. En route pay your visit to Orchha which has its importance due to its beautiful Orchha fort and temples named Raj Mandir, Jahangir Mahal and Ramji Mandir that are the examples of architectural conception of unusual vigor and intricate sophistication. Orchha is a small and very beautiful village on the bank of the Betwa river. Thereafter continue your drive towards Khajuraho. On arrival at Khajuraho, transfer to your hotel. Khajuraho is renowned for its beautifully carved erotic temples dating back to 600 AD. These legendary temples of Khajuraho are marked as an incomparable experience by the foreign tourist and were built by the Chandela Rajputs within a short span of a hundred years. These temples have also been listed a UNESCO world heritage site and attracts a large number of travelers every year, from around the world and has achieved fame for the sensual appeal of its erotic sculptures. Khajuraho is not something that can be described in words, it has to be experienced. Evening is free at leisure to explore the city on your own. Overnight stay is in Khajuraho.

Day 11 : Khajuraho sightseeing – Varanasi (By Flight)
Today morning have your lavish breakfast in hotel. Start exploring the authenticity of the world famous destination of Khajuraho with a guided city sightseeing tour. The art or the erotic sculpture will mesmerize you to its core. The sightseeing tour includes visit to Eastern and Western group of temples of the city. Eastern group of temples in Khajuraho includes the finest Jain temples and another scattered through the neighboring village. Western group of temples constitutes architecturally marvelous specimen of temple architecture in the country. Later in evening transfer to Khajuraho airport to board the flight towards Varanasi. On arrival at Varanasi airport, our company representative shall meet you and assist you to the hotel. The city is among one of the oldest cities situated on the bank of Ganges. Varanasi is considered as the holiest city for Hindu devotees and known for the numerous ghats where millions of Hindu’s perform the last rites of their near and dear ones. It has a fascination uniquely its own, a quality of sublime beauty, a timeless eternal appeal. Later in evening enjoy the “Aarti” ceremony held on the Ghats. Overnight stay is in Varanasi.

Day 12 : Varanasi sightseeing
Today you have the opportunity to enjoy early morning boat cruise on the holy River Ganges to witness the way of life of pilgrims by the Ghats. Later after having breakfast in hotel, enjoy the excursion to Sarnath, well known Buddhist pilgrimage destination located only 10 kms far in north-east of Varanasi. After the Lord Buddha attained enlightenment in Bodh Gaya he came to Sarnath where he first preached his first sermon to his disciples. It is a very beautiful and peaceful place with museum which houses some of the great treasures of Indian Buddhist art, stupas, ashoka pillar, statues of lion, excavated site. Evening is free at leisure to explore the unending beauty of the city. Overnight stay is in Varanasi.

Day 13 : Varanasi – Kathmandu
Today morning after a relishing breakfast, you will be transferred to the Varanasi airport to board your flight for Kathmandu. Upon arrival at Kathmandu airport, our company representative shall meet you and escort you to the hotel. Afternoon visit Durbar Square, located in the middle of Patan city, Durbar Square Complex is also known as Lalitpur, was the residence of Patan royal family. It is the Palace where the city’s kings were once crowned and legitimized, and from where they ruled. It is one of the major attractions in Kathmandu Valley surrounded by ancient buildings and its good example of Newari architecture. There are 03 main squares in Durbar Square Complex: Sundari Chowk, Keshav Narayan Chowk & Mul Chowk. Mul Chowk, is one of the oldest among these, it comes in the middle of Patan Square. Overnight stay is in Kathmandu.

Day 14 : Kathmandu (Excursion to Bhaktapur)
Today morning after breakfast enjoy sightseeing tour of the beautiful town of Bhaktapur which is situated in the Bagmati zone. It is the third largest city in Kathmandu valley and was once the capital of Nepal during the great Malla Kingdom until the second half of the 15th century. On arrival at Bhaktapur proceed for Pashupatinath sightseeing, one of the most significant Hindu temples of Shiva in the world, located on the banks of the Bagmati River in the eastern part of Kathmandu. Later head towards Boudhanath, one of the holiest Buddhist sites in Nepal and the largest Buddhist stupa in the world. Afternoon visit Tibetan & Patan handicrafts center. Evening is free to enjoy the local folk dance performance of Nepalese. Overnight is in Kathmandu.

Day 15 : Kathmandu (Excursion to Nagarkot)
Morning we head for an excursion to Nagarkot, situated approximately 32 kms far away in the east of Kathmandu, and one of the international tourist destination with beautiful sights. It is renowned for its sunrise view of the Himalaya including Mount Everest as well as other snow-capped peaks of the Himalayan range of eastern Nepal. Situated in a strategic location just 32 kms from Kathmandu, it is the best place to view the Himalayas. Nagarkot is a world famous hills station which offers a panoramic view of the Kathmandu Valley and here one can enjoy the cool mountain air in the town of Nagarkot. Later after sightseeing drive back to hotel. Overnight stay is in Kathmandu.

Day 16 : Kathmandu – Delhi
Morning have your breakfast in hotel. Today your day is free to relax in hotel. Later in afternoon, transfer to Kathmandu airport to board the flight towards Delhi. On arrival at Delhi airport, our company representative shall meet you and escort you to the hotel. Evening is free at leisure for last moment shopping or enjoy at local markets. Overnight stay is in Delhi.

Day 17 : Delhi Depart

Today morning on time, transfer to Delhi international airport to board the flight back home or onward journey.