Banaras is a holy city of India. It is widely known as the Varanasi or Kashi also. Banaras is a divine place not only for the Hindus but also for the Buddhists, The Sikhs and the Jain. It is a pristine city located on the bank of holy river Ganga. This city is full with Hindu temples. From the ancient time; the Hindu people come to visit here for religious purpose.
Divine rituals, customs, enchanting temples, worships in temples and on the bank of Ganga always overwhelmed to the visitors.
This wonderful tour does not restrict to the only religious visit, It also shows you well cultured places of India like Delhi, Agra and Rajasthan.
In Delhi you will see all famous heritage sites and In Agra you can magic of art on white marbles means Taj Mahal. Agra is blessed with three UNESCO world heritage sites. Next is Rajasthan, which is the land of colors, attractive fairs, various festivals, magical forts and monuments. Holy City of Banaras and Rajasthan tour give you taste of three different cultures so be ready for this awesome trip with Erco Travels.
Arrive Delhi our representative will meet you at arrival lounge at the airport and transfer you to hotel. overnight at hotel. Delhi :As a complete contrast to Old Delhi, New Delhi stands in formal splendour, like a lone sentry guarding an outpost of a long-gone empire.
It is a city of wide boulevards which offers everchanging perspectives of Lutyen's landscaped city. It is a city rich with formal parks and you'll see the magnificent Parliament Building and the Rashtrapati Bhawan once the awe-inspiring residence of the British.
After breakfast depart for full day sightseeing of Delhi with guide visit Old Delhi and New Delhi visit Jama masjid,Lotus Temple,Rajghat,Red Fort, India Gate and Qutab Minar. Connect Overnight train to Varanasi.Day 03 : Arrive Varanasi
Arrive Varanasi check in hotel. Afternoon proceed for half-day city tour visiting Tulsi Manas mandir,Banaras Hindu University which has an art gallery, visit Sarnath here lord Buddha- a preached his five disciples. Overnight stay at hotel.
Varanasi (Benares) amongst the oldest living cities in the world, is also the holiest of Hindu Pilgrimages. Thousands of devotees come here daily to the Banks of the River Ganga to take a ritual dip and cleanse their souls and to worship at its many temples. It is not just important for Hindus, but has links with Buddhism and Jainism as well. It was at Sarnath close by, that Buddha preached his first sermon and Lord Mahavir also revealed his Jain Philosophy at Kasi – nearby. Varanasi is to Hindus what the Vatican is to Catholics.
After breakfast free time for self activities. Depart for Agra by Overnight sleeper train. Overnight in Train.Day 06 : Arrive Agra
Early morning arrive Agra. On arrival in Agra meet and assist at airport and transfer to Hotel. Afternoon visit Taj Mahal and Agra Fort with guide. Overnight at hotel.
Agra : Agra is famous as being home to one of the seven wonders of the world-the Taj Mahal. The architectural splendour of the mausoleums, the fort and the palaces is a vivid reminder of the capital in the 16th and early 17th centuriesDay 07 : Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Jaipur
After breakfast depart for Jaipur. Enroute visit Fatehpur sikri - a city built by Emperor Akbar in honour of a saint named Sheikh Salim Chishti, is an architectural masterpiece. Continue drive to Jaipur. On arrival checkin at Hotel.
Jaipur : Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan, the 'land of Kings'. the state is India at its exotic and colourful best. Popularly known as the 'Pink city' because of the pink sandstone used in the buildings of the old walled city.Day 08 : Jaipur
Breakfast at hotel. Morning visit Amber Fort and Elephant ride with guide. Amber, built by Man Singh, embodies the Rajput belief that the fort symbolises the strength of the King. Its commanding view, sheer walls and rock face, and the curved route that leads to the palaces within, all point to concern with security and defence. Afternoon proceed for half day city tour of Jaipur visiting Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar, Albert Hall. Here you will see the Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds) with its incredible facade of balconies and pierced screens, the Jantar Mantar (the Observatory), and the City Palace Musuem. Overnight stay at hotel.Day 09 : Jaipur - Jodhpur
After breakfast drive to Jodhpur. The second largest city of Rajasthan, Jodhpur stands at the edge of the Thar desert, famous for its magnificent fort. On arrival checkin at hotel.Day 10 : Jodhpur
After breakfast depart for half-day city tour visit Mehrangarh Fort and Jaswant Thada Museum. Overnight at the hotel.Day 11 : Jodhpur - Ranakpur - Udaipur
Breakfast at the hotel and drive to Udaipur. Enroute visting Ranakpur Jain temples. Udaipur is referred as a lake city, situated in the vally of Aravalis and on the banks of the Shimmering Lake Pichola. On arrival transfer to hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.Day 12 : Udaipur
Breakfast at the hotel and proceed for city tour visiting city Palace Museum, Jagdish Temple and Saheliyon Ki Bari. Udaipur, the enchanting City of Dawn, looms up like a vision in white. City Palace was built in 1725, and has various palaces inside such as Dilkush Mahal, Sheesh Mahal, Moti Mahal, the Palace of Krishna etc, all ornately decorated. Saheliyon Ki Bari - this 'Garden of Maids of Honour' is a small ornamental pleasure garden, contains an elegant lotus pool, gushing fountains, beautiful black marble kiosks on the corners of the pool and stunning bougainvilleas covering the wall of the enclosures.
Shilpgram situated on the outskirts of Udaipur, the Shilpgram is a crafts and performing arts center and houses various craftsmen from different states who display live their crafts and products for the benefit of the visitors. Afternoon free. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Breakfast at hotel.Intime transfer to airport to connect the flight for onward destination.