Duration – 20 Nights / 19 Days
Description – Sweden / Delhi / Amritsar / Dharamsala / Shimla / Mandawa / Jaipur / Ranthambhore / Fatehpur Sikri / Agra / Jhansi / Khajuraho / Varanasi
Sweden / Delhi – Meet/asst on arrival at Delhi international airport and transfer to hotel. Breakfast in hotel. Hotel Check-in time is 1200 hrs, but we will try our level best to check-in as early as possible. Local sight seeing of Old Delhi rickshaw ride Jama Masjid, Red fort from outside, Raj Ghat. Lunch in local restaurant. Later new Delhi sight seeing. Visiting places are Parliament house, India gate, President house, Qutub Minar, Humayu Tomb and Sikh Temple. Dinner and overnight in hotel..
Delhi / Amritsar – Shatabdi express-0720/1325 hrs – After early morning breakfast transfer to Delhi railway station to board the train for Amritsar. Arrive at Amritsar and transfer to hotel. Lunch at hotel. Rest of the day free for personal activities. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Amritsar – Full day sight seeing. Pax will see Golden Temple, Jaliawala Bagh and Wagha Border ceremony. Lunch in local restaurant. Dinner and overnight in the hotel.
Amritsar / Dharamsala – 200 k.m. – 05 / 06 hours – At 0600 hrs after breakfast drive to Dharamsala.Check-in hotel and lunch. After lunch sight seeing of Dharamsala / Mcleod Ganj (distance from Dharamsala to Mcleod Ganj is only 11 k.m.). Pax can see War Memorial, Budha temple, Tibetan Monastries and if time permits go to Dal Lake. Dinner and overnight in the hotel.
Dharamsala / Shimla – 260 k.m. – 06 / 07 hours – After breakfast drive to Shimla. Lunch in the hotel. Rest of the day free for personal activities. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Shimla – Full day visits: Viceregal Lodge, Rashtrapati Niwas, the Mall. Drive to Taradevi Railway station and Toy Train ride. Dep. : Taradevi at 1633 hrs: Arr: Shimla 1720 hrs. Lunch and dinner in hotel.
Shimla / Delhi – 350 k.m. – 07 / 08 hours – After breakfast drive back to Delhi. Lunch on the way. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Delhi / Mandawa -270 k.m.-07 hours – Morning drive to Mandawa (an old castle in Rajasthan). Lunch at hotel. After lunch walk through the old havelies of Mandawa famous for fresco paintings and in the evening enjoy camel ride. Dinner and overnight in hotel.
Mandawa / Jaipur – 160 k.m. – 04 hours – After breakfast drive to Jaipur. Check-in and lunch at Jaipur. Later visit Jaipur city. Dinner and overnight in the hotel.
Jaipur – After breakfast excursion to Amber Fort (here pax will enjoy elephant ride), Lunch in the local restaurant. Afternoon city sightseeing tour. Pax will see City Palace, Observatory and Hawa Mahal (from outside). Enjoy dinner with dance in local restaurant.
Jaipur / Ranthambhore — 185 Kms – 04 hours – After breakfast drive to Ranthambore tiger reserve. Lunch at hotel. PM canter safari to see the tiger, other animals and beauty of the jungle. Dinner and overnight in the hotel.
Ranthambhore – Early morning canter safari to see the tiger, other animals and beauty of jungle. Breakfast at the hotel or packed breakfast. Lunch at hotel. PM free for personal activities. Dinner and overnight in the hotel.
Ranthambhore – Fatehpur Sikri – Agra — 270 Kms – 07 hours – After breakfast drive to Agra en route visit Fatehpur Sikri, which is 40 kms before Agra and built by Emperor Akbar in 1569 and abandoned after 15 years due to scarcity of water. Lunch at Laxmi Vilas Palace. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Agra – After breakfast sight seeing of Taj Mahal and Agra Fort. Lunch in local restaurant. Dinner and overnight in the hotel.
(Please note that “Taj Mahal is closed on Fridays”.)
Agra / Jhansi – Shatabdi express – 0817 / 1048 hrs — Jhansi / Orcha – 20 k.m. – 30 minutes – After breakfast transfer to Agra railway station to board the train for Jhansi. Arrive Jhansi and transfer to Orcha, check-in hotel. Lunch in the hotel. After that sight seeing of Orcha Fort and near by areas. Dinner and overnight in the hotel.
Orchha – Khajuraho 180 km 5 hrs – After breakfast drive to Khajuraho. Lunch in local restaurant. Later visit World famous Khajuraho temples. Dinner and overnight in the hotel.
Khajuraho / Varanasi flight IC – 405-1400 / 1440 hrs – After breakfast visit to Temples. Clients will have early lunch in the hotel and departure transfer to Khajuraho airport to board the flight for Varanasi. Arrive Varanasi and transfer to hotel.Later excursion to Sarnath and enjoy the evening Aarti. Dinner and overnight in the hotel.
Varanasi / Delhi flight IC – 405 -1540 / 1700 hrs – Early morning visit to Bank of Ganges for boat ride in the river Ganges and to see beautiful sun rise. Also witness to see hundreds of people having religious bath in the holy Ganges river. Walk in old city back to hotel for breakfast. After lunch departure transfer to Varanasi airport to board the flight for Delhi. Arrive Delhi and transfer to hotel. Dinner and overnight in the hotel.
Delhi / Sweden – Departure transfer to International airport to board the flight for international destination