India is unique because of its diversity. India has an unparalleled cultural advantage and the several variations that reigned over distinct regions and left behind extensive artistic effects. On this 16-day heritage india tours package, you will be visiting heritage sites in India. As we all know India is famous for religious, adventure and cultural tour, you would also be exploring the world UNSECO heritage sites in India.
Discover local landmarks and explore local icons in this ideal introduction to the richness of this fascinating country’s north. The heritage india tours package includes various heritage destinations. Start in vibrant Delhi and travel throughout the city by metro and rickshaw. Visit beautiful Jaipur to take in the architecture’s rose-hued details and 18th-century observatory. Take a break from the bustle by staying at a small heritage hotel, then travel to Agra to see the famous Taj Mahal and the great Fort in the city. Before you know it, you’re back in Delhi, placing chaat orders like a pro and sipping chai to celebrate an incredible journey.
Namaste, Welcome to Delhi, the capital of India and its main gateway. Delhi is a captivating combination of historic sites, broad boulevards, small lanes, urban parks, and spiralling buildings. When you arrive, a Traveda Tour representative will welcome you and transport you to your hotel. In Delhi, everything about India is on display and waiting to be discovered, including its architecture, religion, shopping, and culture. Delhi hotel overnight
Today you will be exploring the best tourist places in Delhi. Viewing the enormous Jama Masjid, Old Delhi's principal mosque, in the fortified city of Shahjahanabad from the 17th century. The largest and most well-known mosque in India was constructed in 1656 AD by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan.
Moving ahead in the Delhi sightseeing tour, take a rickshaw ride through Chandni. The Red Fort, which Shah Jahan erected in the year 1648, is accessible through Chowk, the old market of Shah Jahanabad. We go to Raj Ghat in New Delhi, a monument to Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation. The spot of his cremation on January 31, 1948, is memorialized with a straightforward platform made of black marble.
Later, we drive by the India Gate, a memorial created in 1931 to honour Indian soldiers who lost their lives fighting in World War 1. World and Afghan wars. The soldiers who died in these wars are inscribed on the walls. The sightseeing in Delhi also includes a visit to the President's House. The President of India's official residence was built in 1931. Until 1950 it was known as the Viceroy's House and served as the residence of the Governor-General of British India.
The Delhi sightseeing tour includes a visit to various UNESCO world heritage sites. Discover the Humayun's Tomb, a 1562-built monument to Mughal Emperor Humayun. The complex is the first example of this style of Mughal architecture in India and is a World Heritage Site. Qutub undercuts Qutub-ud-din Aibek's built-in 1206. It is an excellent example of Indo-Islamic architecture and the tallest brick minaret in the world (72 m). UNESCO has designated Qutub Minar and the surrounding monuments as a World Heritage Site.
After breakfast at the hotel this morning, we travel by car to Mandawa, located in the Shekhawati region's semiarid core. You will be visiting Mandawa fort and many other various Haveli.
Coming to Mandawa is like entering another universe because the city still exudes the allure and ambience of a bygone period. After sightseeing, return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Today, you will tour Mandawa Fort, a prime example of the renowned Rajput architectural style in the city's centre.
Visit Bansidhar Newatia Haveli, which was built in 1921, afterwards. If there is time, we can visit more Havelis in the area and take in the vibrant rural Rajasthani culture.
Later, you'll travel to Bikaner, a princely state founded by Rao Bikaji (1465–1504) in 1488. He was a Rajput royal, descended from Jodhpur's founder, who lived close by. It is located in the northwestern part of Rajasthan and has an austere beauty of the desert landscape with sprawling dunes and thorny bushes growing around it. It is an actual city surrounded by a massive, more than 5-km-long, 5- to the 9-m-high fortress wall. After Bikaner sightseeing, head towards the hotel for relaxation.
You will see the Junagarh Fort in Bikaner today, constructed in 1593. The Fort is a substantial building that has mainly escaped conquest throughout its turbulent history, and it contains several exquisite, ornately decorated pavilions, temples, and palaces. The fort museum houses a sizable collection of illuminated manuscripts, Farman's (King's Orders), jewels, jars, rugs, weaponry, and treaties.
Later, you will head to Jaisalmer, also known as Golden city. It was a significant ancient commerce hub because of its advantageous location. Camel caravans carrying priceless spices and silk traversed the region on their way to India, Sindh, Arabia, and Europe. After reaching Jaisalmer, get into the booked hotel and rest.
You will start Jaisalmer sightseeing after breakfast on this day of the tour. You will be visiting Jaisalmer's old town, followed by Jaisalmer Fort. Later, the explore Patwon ki Haveli was built by a famous trader, Guman Chand. Another destination is the would-be Bada Bagh, offering stunning views.
Later, we will drive 40 km from Jaisalmer to Sam for a camel ride through the Sam dunes as the sunsets. After the camel ride, come back to the booked hotel for dinner and sleep.
Today in the morning, after breakfast at the hotel, check out of the hotel. You will be heading to a bustling desert city, Jodhpur. It is the second-largest city in Rajasthan, and the massive Mehrangarh Fort dominates its landscape. The town was established in 1459 and bore the name Rao Jodha after a chief of the Rathore clan. Previously, it served as the capital of the princely state known as Marwar. After reaching Jaisalmer, get into the booked hotel and rest.
After breakfast, you will be exploring the best places to visit in Jodhpur. Visiting the Mehrangarh Fort (Majestic Fort), one of India's most impressive and formidable structures. Built by Ray Jodha, this 5 km long Fort sits on a 125 m high hill and has some magnificent palaces with wonderfully carved panelled lattice windows.
You would also go to Jaswant Thada, a collection of white marble royal cenotaphs erected in 1899 AD in honor of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II. It is a famous piece of Jodhpur's architecture. After exploring the sights in Jodhpur, proceed to your accommodation to relax.
Wake up and have a leisurely breakfast at the hotel, then drive to Ranakpur to witness the ancient and most important pilgrimage of the Jain religion. Visit the renowned Ranakpur Jain temples. After sightseeing, go back to your hotel and have a sleep.
Today morning after leisure breakfast at the hotel, drive to Udaipur. Upon arrival, check into the hotel and rest. After a short break, your visit will be scheduled to the beautiful lake town, followed by a boat ride on Lake Pichola and Jag Mandir Palace. Fateh. After sightseeing, go back to your hotel and have a sleep.
Udaipur is located on the edge of three lakes and is known as the "City of Lakes and Palaces". Unquestionably one of India's most romantic cities, its stunning palaces are reflected in the peaceful Lake. After seeing the city's attractions, head to your lodging to unwind.
On the Indian heritage tour day, you would start with the city palace. It is undoubtedly one of India's most romantic cities, and its magnificent palaces are reflected in the serene Lake. After that, visit Jag Mandir Palace, also famous as Lake Garden palace.
Later, we go to the largest and most stunning temple in Udaipur, the Indo-Aryan Jagdish Temple, which Maharana Jagat Singh erected in 1651 AD.
We also take a boat ride on Lake Pichola, made even more beautiful by the hills, palaces, temples, ghats, and embankments surrounding it. The two courts on the island in the Lake, Jaw Niwas (Lake Palace) and Jal Mandir, resemble pearls in the water. After the Udaipur local sightseeing, head to your lodging to relax.
After breakfast at the hotel, check out, transfer to Udaipur airport, and board a flight to Jaipur. Popularly known as the Pink City, the extravagant and colourful capital of Rajasthan. It is presently one of India's most significant heritage cities thanks to its illustrious past that is rich in colour and is filled with heroic tales.
Later, you would also see the City Palace, a magnificent fusion of Mughal and Rajasthani design. Chandra Palace, a seven-story structure with stunning city views and gardens, is located in the heart of the palace.
Visit Jantar Mantar, the Solar Observatory, later. It is a treasure of astronomy with solar instruments that provide current, accurate predictions. Visit the five-story, pink sandstone Hawaii Mahal (Palace of the Winds). After seeing the Udaipur’s attractions, head to your lodging to relax.
Today you would visit Amber Fort (11 miles); Raja Man Singh initiated the construction of the current royal complex. The overpowering experience of riding an elephant is another option for getting to the Fort that is perched on a hill.
Later, a day trip to the Chokhi Dhani complex, a collection of ethnic villages 15 kilometres outside Jaipur. The Rajasthani village atmosphere is recreated on extensive grounds and includes the entertainment of folk dancers and musicians. Later returned to the hotel. After seeing the city's attractions, head to your lodging to relax.
After breakfast, you will depart for Agra this morning, and we'll stop at Fatehpur en route. Sikri, often known as the "Ghost Capital," served as the Mughal Empire of India's political centre from 1571 to 1585 before being abandoned, ostensibly because of a water shortage.
We carry on to Agra, which is admirably located on the banks of the Yamuna River. Due to its several magnificent Mughal-era monuments, including the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, and Fatehpur Sikri, all of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites, it gained notoriety as the capital of the Mughal rulers from 1526 to 1628. After seeing the city's attractions, head to your lodging to relax.
On the banks of the Yamuna River stands the Taj Mahal, a marvel of the world and a representation of enduring love. The Fort is better characterized as a prosperous walled city, and it was constructed from red sandstone that frequently had white marble inlays and elaborate ornamentation. We'll also go to Sikandara, Akbar's tomb. In the year 1613, his son Jahangir finished building the mausoleum. After seeing the best places to visit in Agra, head to your lodging to relax.
On the last day of the tour, wake up and enjoy your breakfast at the hotel. You can leave for a while to catch your flight to your next destination.