Explore Culture & Tours (I) Pvt Ltd
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Day 1: Delhi
Upon arrival in India you will be met with our representative and transferred to hotel. Overnight at Delhi
Day 2: Delhi
After breakfast, we go for sightseeing of New and Old Delhi. We first visit the Qutub Minar and then the Lotus temple. After Lunch we visit the Samadhi of the Great leader – Mahatma Gandhi and then proceed to the Red Fort. In the evening at 1830 hrs we take the overnight train to Varanasi.
Day 3: Varanasi – Sarnath   
Reach Varanasi at 07.30 am and transfer to hotel. After breakfast we go to Sarnath for sightseeing the wonderful Buddhist civilization. Must see is the Ashoka Pillar which has now become the symbol of Modern India. Return to Varanasi by evening.
Day 4: Varanasi
Get up early in the morning to go for a boat ride on the Holy Ganges river. See the magnificent sunrise over the Ganges. Return to hotel for Breakfast.
After lunch, Check out and go for some local sightseeing on Cycle Rickshaws and shopping. In the evening take the train to Agra at 18.15 hrs. [Marudhar express – 4863]
Day 5: Agra
Reach Agra fort station at 6.10 am and transfer to hotel. After breakfast go for sightseeing of the wonderful Monument of Love – The Taj Mahal. Lunch at 1 pm. After lunch we go for sightseeing of the Agra Fort and then shop in the crowded bazaars of Agra.
Day 6: Sawai Madhopur
Take the early morning train [9038-Avadh express] to Sawai Madhopur at 5.10 am. Reach Sawai Madhopur at 09.25 am and transfer to hotel. After lunch we go for the Tiger Safari into the World famous Ranthambhore National Park. This is the Park President Bill Clinton had visited when he was on an official visit to India.
Day 7: Jaipur
Take the Jaipur super-fast at 8.30 am. Reach Jaipur by 11.20 am and transfer to hotel. After lunch we visit the Amer fort, the Birla Temple, Hawa Mahal etc. Evening is free for the Wonderful shopping Jaipur offers. Escorted by our staff we will take you to the Bapu Market to shop at bargain prices.
Day 8: Jodhpur
After an early breakfast, leave for Jodhpur by Coach. Reach Jodhpur in 6 hours and transfer to hotel. In the afternoon go for sightseeing of the Mehrangarh fort and the Umaid Bhawan Palace. Overnight is at Jodhpur.
Day 9: Bikaner
Take the train to Bikaner at 10.45 am [Link Express – 4888]. Reach Deshnok at 15.18 hrs and visit the World famous “Rat Temple” at and Deshnok. It is the only temple dedicated to Rats and thousands of rats roam here. It is a very unique experience. On the way to Bikaner we jump on to the Sand Dunes of the great Thar Desert. Overnight is at Bikaner.
Day 10: Bikaner
In the morning we visit the Old town of Bikaner in a horse buggy. It is a very fantastic experience to go in a buggy around the old quarters of the town and see the Magneficent Havelis. In the afternoon we visit the Camel Breeding farm – the only one of its Kind in Asia and enjoy a Camel ride. After dinner transfer to Bikaner station.
Day 11: Dharamshala - Macloedganj
Take the train to Pathankot.
Reach Pathankot at 15.35 am and transfer to Dharamshala by bus. Reach Dharamshala in 3 hours and transfer to hotel in Macloed Ganj.
Day 12: Macloedganj
Morning lecture of Tibetan culture/Buddhism.
Afternoon visit Tsuglagakhang Complex incl. Dalai     Lama’s Residence, Tibetan museum, various temples. Evening is at Leisure.
Day 13: Macloedganj
A small trek up the Dhauladhar Ranges of the Himalayas. In the evening transfer to Pathankot to take the Train to Rishikesh [Hemkunt express – 4610] at 20.45 hrs
Day 14: Rishikesh
Reach Rishikesh at 08.30 hrs and transfer to hotel.
After Lunch go and enjoy the Fantastic River Rafting experience on the Mighty river Ganges as it comes out of the Himalayas.
In the evening return to Rishikesh
Day 15: Haridwar
Morning Yoga session
In the evening transfer to Haridwar by bus [1 hour] and visit the Mansa Devi and attend the Aarti on the banks of the Ganges. Overnight is at Haridwar.
Day 16: Haridwar - Delhi
Take the early morning Jan Shatabdi express to New Delhi at 6.23 am. [2056 – Jan Shatabdi]. Reach New Delhi station at 11.15 am and transfer to hotel.
Evening at leisure to shop in the Bazaars of Delhi
Day 17: Delhi – Flight Home
In the morning half day local sightseeing. See the Parliament house, Rashtrapati Bhawan, Indira Gandhi Memorial etc
In the evening transfer to Indira Gandhi International Airport to take your flight back Home. Take back ever lasting memories of an Incredible India. 

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