Covering all nine magnificent cities of India in our first timer tour will shows you how you can see the richness of Indian Culture, traditions & Heritage with us. We choose the hand-picked stays and experiences, and set an example of our approach to design best Travel experiences.

Day 01: Arrive Delhi:
By Flight: TBA
On arrival in New Delhi International Airport, you will be received at the Airport by our Company representative and transferred to hotel.

Delhi: – Capital for many ancient and medieval Empires. The city of Delhi was built on the banks of the Yamuna River and the history of Delhi dates back more than 3000 years. Indraprastha according to legends was the old Capital of Delhi and founded by the Pandavas in the times of the Mahabharata 1500 B.C. and was located near the Old Fort. Today the city is a unique blend of Old and New which is very evident in the two parts – Old Delhi and New Delhi, the latter mainly built by the British.

Overnight stay in Delhi.

Day 02: Delhi Sightseeing

 After breakfast proceed for Old Delhi Sightseeing. Old Delhi – A sightseeing tour of Old Delhi would entail visiting the Raj Ghat – the memorial site where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated; Jama Masjid – the largest mosque in India and the Red Fort – once the most opulent fort and palace of the Moghul Empire. From Outside there is nothing to see much from inside.

 Cycle rickshaw ride from Jama Masjid to Chandni Chowk,

Post Lunch visit New Delhi. New Delhi – An extensive sightseeing tour of New Delhi would include a visit to the Humayun’s Tomb, the Qutab Minar, a drive along the ceremonial avenue – Rajpath, past the imposing India Gate, Parliament House, and the President’s Residence and would end with a drive through the Diplomatic Enclave.

Overnight stay in Delhi.


Day 03: Delhi – Amritsar

By Train: AMRITSAR SHTBDI (12031), Dep: 0720 Hrs, Arr: 1345 hrs

After a relaxed breakfast transfer to Delhi railway station to board train for Amritsar. Upon arrival in Amritsar transfer to hotel.

 Amritsar; A home to the most sacred shrine, ‘The Golden Temple’ and the most important holy place. The Golden Temple is the cradle of Amritsar with the city growing around it nurtured by its divine sanctity. It has four doorways and gorgeously decorated arches, reflecting influences of Hindu and Muslim styles of architecture, with the temple standing in the middle of a tank, exudes tremendous architectural brilliance.

Evening visit Golden Temple.

Overnight stay in Amritsar.

 Day 04:Amritsar

 After breakfast proceed to visit Jallianwala Bagh, Durgiana Temple. Afternoon process to visit the retreat ceremony (change of guards) at Wagah Border, the Indo-Pakistan border.

Overnight stay in Amritsar.

Day 05: Amritsar – Delhi – Varanasi

After breakfast transfer to Amritsar airport to board flight for Varanasi, via Delhi. Upon arrival in Varanasi transfer to hotel.

Varanasi abode of Lord Shiva and Parvati, the origins of Varanasi are yet unknown. Varanasi abounds in the art of silk weaving, an exotic work of art, which manifests itself in precious Banarasi silk saris and silk brocades which are cherished as collector’s items across the world, even today. The city is also renowned for its rich tapestry of music, arts, crafts and education. On arrival at Varanasi meet assistance get transferred to hotel. Check into hotel.

Overnight stay in Varanasi.

Day 06: Varanasi

Early Morning enjoy the heritage walk and sunrise boat ride on river Ganges to witness early morning bathers, raising their faces to the rising sun and reciting the sacred mantra. Further after breakfast at hotel, proceed for morning city tour of Varanasi visiting various temples, some of the most prominent amongst them is the Kashi Vishwanath Temple, one of the most sacred Shiv Temples for Hindus & Bharat Mata Temple, where the map of undivided India is inscribed in stone and prayed instead of any god or goddess.

Afternoon visit Sarnath – the site of the deer park where Gautama Buddha is said to have given his first sermon. It has been a premier centre for Buddhism and has a rich collection of ancient Buddhist relics and antiques comprising of numerous Buddha and Bodhisattva images on display at the Museum (Sarnath museum is closed on Friday).

Later in the evening enjoy sunset boat ride to witness grand prayer ceremony on the Ghats of river Ganges. You will be transferred to a surreal world, as dozens of big lamps are lighted and swayed in semi-circle, in tandem by the priests to offer prayers, while singing of Vedic hymns and playing of the traditional instruments, while the visitors release 100 of small earthen lamps with flickering lights.

Overnight stay in Varanasi.

Day 07: Varanasi – Delhi – Agra

By Surface: 220 Kms, 4 Hrs

 Morning transfer to Varanasi airport to board flight for Delhi, upon arrival in Delhi transfer to Agra. Reach Agra and transfer to hotel.

 Agra:- Two great Mughal monarchs, Akbar and Shah Jahan, transformed the little village of Agra into a befitting second capital of the Mughal Empire – giving it the name Dar-ul-Khilafat {seat of the Emperor}. Today a visitor to Agra is caught up in a world of contrasting edifices, of red sandstone and white marble, narrow galleys and quaint buggies. This city still retains that inescapable charm of the Mughals. It is found without any exception that the modern Agra still boasts of its Mughal heritage most conspicuously. A leisurely stroll down the narrow bustling streets of the city will acquaint you with the wafting aroma of Mughlai cuisine.

Overnight stay in Agra.

 Day 08: Agra

 Early morning proceed to explore the Taj Mahal during the sunrise time perhaps one of the best times.

TAJ MAHAL: Little needs to be said about this architectural wonder which is always the soul raison-de-etre for every tourist’s visit to Agra. Built by Shah Jahan, the Taj is a white marble memorial to his beautiful wife Mumtaz Mahal. This monument took 22 years to be completed and was designed, and planned by Persian architect Ustad Isa. Apart from it’s stunning design balance and perfect symmetry, the Taj is also noted particularly for its elegant domes, intricately carved screens and some of the best inlay work ever seen.

Later explore the Agra fort and Itmadullah’s Tomb.

AGRA FORT – Built by the famed Mughal emperor Akbar in 1565 AD, the fort is predominantly of red sandstone. Ensconced within is the picture perfect Pearl Mosque, which is a major tourist attraction.

Visit Itmadullah’s Tomb built by Empress NOOR JEHAN in memory of her father (The interiors of which are considered better than the Taj).

Overnight stay in Agra.

 Day 09: Agra – Fatehpur Sikri – Jaipur

By Surface: 265 Kms, 5 hrs

After a relaxed breakfast drive to Pink city Jaipur, Enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri, Fatehpur Sikri. The deserted, red Sandstone City, Emperor Akbar built that as his capital and palace in the late 16th century is an exhilarating experience. It a veritable fairytale city and its  “ruins” are in pristine condition  …  it’s not hard to imagine what the court life must have been like in the days of its grandeur. Also visit the Bulund Darwaza, the largest gateway in the world. After visiting continue to Jaipur.

Jaipur: – The origins of the beautiful city of Jaipur can be traced back to the eighteenth century, during the reign of Jai Singh II who ascended the Amber throne in 1699. Jaipur today, epitomizes the spirit of Rajputana.  In-spite of growing into a bustling metropolis, it still retains its character and history – A beautiful fusion of the yesteryears and modernity. Popularly known as the Pink City because of the extensive use of the locally abundant pink plastered stone, painted so in honor of the visit of the royal consort of Queen Victoria. Jaipur thrills the soul with its massive forts, magnificent palaces, exquisite temples, and lush gardens.

Overnight stay in Jaipur.

Day 10: Jaipur

After breakfast proceed for full day sightseeing tour of Jaipur.

Amber Fort Palace:- Amber is the classic romantic Rajasthani fort palace.  Its construction was started by Man Singh I in 1592, and completed by his descendent Jai Singh I. Its forbidding exterior belies an inner paradise where a beautiful fusion of Mughal and Hindu styles finds its ultimate expression. Elephant Ride at Amer Fort.

City Palace: – A delightful blend of Mughal and traditional Rajasthani architecture, the City Palace sprawls over one-seventh of the area in the walled city.  It houses the Chandra Mahal, Shri Govind Dev Temple and the City Palace Museum.

Jantar Mantar: – This is the largest and the best preserved of the five observatories built by Jai Singh II in different parts of the country.  This observatory consisting of outsized astronomical instruments is still in use.

Hawa Mahal:- The ornamental facade of this “Palace of Winds” is a prominent landmark in Jaipur. Their five-storey structures of sandstone plastered pink encrusted with fine trelliswork and elaborate balconies. The palace has 953 niches and windows. Built in 1799 by Pratap Singh, the Mahal was a royal grandstand for the palace women.

Overnight stay in Jaipur.

Day 11: Jaipur – Jodhpur

By Surface: 285 Kms, 5 Hrs

 Morning transfer to Jodhpur. Blu City Jodhpur. Bustling desert city the second largest city in Rajasthan and has landscape dominated by the massive Mehrangarh Fort topping a sheer rocky ridge. Rao Jodha, a chief of the Rathore clan, founded the city in the year 1459 and it is named after him. It was formerly the seat of a Princely state, also known as Marwar.  Arrive Jodhpur and check in at hotel.

Later in the afternoon proceed for half day sightseeing tour of Jodhpur, visiting the Mehrangarh Fort (Majestic Fort), one of the most impressive and formidable structures anywhere in India. Built by Rao Jodha, this 5km long Fort is on a 125m high hill and has some magnificent palaces with marvellously carved panel’s latticed window. The Fort Museum houses an exquisite collection of palanquins, howdahs (Elephant saddles), royal cradles, miniatures paintings, musical instruments, costumes and furniture. Also visit Jaswant Thada, a cluster of royal cenotaphs in white marble built in the year 1899 AD in memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II. Within the main cenotaph are the portraits of various Jodhpur rulers. It is an architectural landmark of Jodhpur.

Overnight stay in Jodhpur.

 Day 12: Jodhpur – Ranakpur – Udaipur

By Surface: 285 Kms, 5 Hrs

 Later transfer to Udaipur, Enroute visit Ranakpur Temple, Ranakpur Temples dating back 15 century. 200 pillars, none of which are alike, support its 29 halls. The temple abounds with intricate friezes and sculptures. Included visits to two more Jain temple and the temple of the Sun God with its erotic sculptures.

After visiting continue to Udaipur reach and check in to hotel.

 Udaipur: – The city of Dawn, Udaipur is a lovely land around the azure lake, hemmed in by the lush hills of the ARAVALLIS. A vision in white drenched in romance and beauty, Udaipur is a fascinating blend of sights, sound and experiences and inspiration for the imagination of poets, painters and writers. Udaipur is the jewel of MEWAR -a kingdom ruled by the Sisodia dynasty for 1200 Years. Relax in the evening.

Overnight stay in Udaipur.

Day 13: Udaipur

After breakfast proceed for guided sightseeing tour and visit City Palace, Jagdish Temple, Museum, Jag Mandir and Saheliyon-Ki-Bari. We also visit the Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir which is an Indian folk art museum and has interesting exhibits that include folks dresses, ornaments, puppets, masks, dolls, folks’ musical instruments, folk deities, and paintings followed by a visit too Jag Mandir, a temple dedicated to Lord Jagdish.

Enjoy a boat ride on Lake Pichola, an artificial fresh water lake, created in the year 1362 AD, named after the nearby Picholi village. It is one of the several contiguous lakes, and developed over the last few centuries in and around the famous Udaipur city. The lakes around Udaipur were primarily created by building dams to meet the drinking water and irrigation needs of the city and its neighborhood. Two islands, Jag Niwas and Jag Mandir are located within Pichola Lake and have been developed with several palaces to provide views of the lake. Conclude your day with a fantastic cultural show at the Bagore-ki-Haveli you might even get up and join in the dancing.

Overnight stay in Udaipur.

 Day 14: Udaipur – Delhi – Departure

 After a relaxed breakfast transfer to Udaipur airport to board a flight for Delhi, reach Delhi, and board flight for my hometown with sweet memories of India Tour. Please allow a minimum of 2 ½ hours for flight check-in formalities at the airport. We wish you a safe and pleasant journey home on behalf of Castle & King Team!     

 Tour Ends.