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12 Days Culture tour itinerary for india: Discover Historic Cities Of Northern India

New Delhi, Jaipur, Agra, Bikaner, Udaipur, Jaisalmer

Culture Tour
History Tour
Sightseeing Tour

Explore North India with visits to its well-known cities. Numerous forts, city palaces, temples, havelis, monuments and shopping areas, will give an insight into the history and culture that define this land through ages.  

DAY 01

Arrive Delhi

  • Assistance on arrival and drop off facility to your hotel. Check-in time is 12 noon.

DAY 02


  • Go on a morning sightseeing tour of Old Delhi. 

  • Enjoy a panoramic view of Red Fort (Out Side). 

  • Visit Jama Masjid which is considered the biggest in India. 

  • Shop at Chandni Chowk - a typical Bazaar with narrow lanes and traditional traders. 

  • Explore Raj Ghat where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated. 

  • Go on an afternoon sightseeing tour of New Delhi.

  • Visit the Qutub Minar

  • Marvel at Humayun’s Tomb 

  • Enjoy ice cream at India Gate 

  • View Parliament House and other government buildings. 

  • Overnight at your hotel.

DAY 03

Arrive Delhi - Agra by surface (240 kms/5 hrs)

  • Drive to Agra and check-in to the hotel. 

  • Go on an afternoon sightseeing tour of Agra. 

  • Marvel at the Taj Mahal, best described as “poetry in marble’, because of its beauty, grace and exquisite workmanship. 

  • Visit Agra Fort, standing opposite the Taj on the banks of the Yamuna River, which contain a wealth of palaces and monuments that recall the days of Mughal splendour. 

  • Overnight at your Hotel.

DAY 04

Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Jaipur by surface (221 kms/5 hrs)

  • Visit Fatehpur Sikri. It is now a deserted city, which is twenty-seven miles from Agra. The marble tomb of the Saint “Salim Chisti “ and the Bulland Durwaza, the highest gateway in the world, are some of the highlights of the place. 

  • Drive to Jaipur. 

  • Arrive in Jaipur and check-in to your hotel. 

  • Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.

DAY 05


  • Visit the Amber Palace, which is situated at the top of the hill and it overlooks the city. It has the most beautiful and largest Sheesh-Mahal. A ride on a decorated elephant to ascend the hill to the Palace is a thrilling experience for every visitor. 

  • Go on an afternoon sightseeing tour.

  • Explore Maharaja's City Palace

  • Discover the Observatory, a UNESCO World Heritage site

  • Marvel at the impressive Palace of Winds with the intricate facade carved out of pink sandstone.

DAY 06

Jaipur - Bikaner by surface (335 kms/07 hrs)

  • Drive to Bikaner in the morning en-route visiting the countryside. 

  • Visit the Junagarh Fort. The colour scheme of the lounge has been motivated by the opulent coronation rooms in burning red and gold of the Anup Mahal and Padam Mahal of the fort. The royal state crest is placed on the valance along with some handicrafts of Rajasthan.

  • Arrive in Bikaner and check-in to your hotel. 

  • Go on an afternoon sightseeing tour of Bikaner by visiting Junagarh Fort, Lallgarh Palace, Temples, and Havelis, etc.

DAY 07

Bikaner - Jaisalmer by surface (280 kms/07 hrs)

  • Drive to Jaisalmer in the morning en-route visiting the countryside. 

  • Overnight at your Hotel.

DAY 08


  • Go on a morning sightseeing tour of Jaisalmer. 

  • Explore the Jaisalmer Fort. It was in 1156 AD by Rawal Jaisal. About a fourth of the old city’s population resides within the walled fort. 

  • Visit Gharisar, which once supplied water to the city, the temples, and archways built by the courtesan. Enjoys the camel ride and sand dunes to feel the pace and space of desert life. Here you can see the most magnificent sunset.

DAY 09

Jaisalmer - Osian - Jodhpur by surface (280 kms/06 hrs)

  • Drive to Jodhpur in the morning.

  • Visit the Osian Temple, Jain Mahavira Temple, Sati Mata Temple from the 10th-century and Surya Temple from the 8th century on-route. 

  • Arrive in Jodhpur and check-in to your hotel. 

  • Go on an afternoon sightseeing tour by visiting Mehrangarh Fort, a hilltop fort, with carved panels and porches, elaborately adorned windows and walls of Moti Mahal. From here you can have a beautiful view of the blue city. 

  • Explore the Jaswant Thada, Royal Cinetopia, Umaid Bhawan Palace, and Mandore Garden.

DAY 10

Jodhpur - Rohet- Jodhpur - Village safari

  • Drive to the meeting point to get into the jeeps to visit the Bishnoi villages.

  • Witness the simple but colourful living of the Rajasthani people living in the village. 

  • Use the rest of the day for shopping.

DAY 11

Jodhpur – Ranakpur - Udaipur by surface (260 kms/07 hrs)

  • Drive to Udaipur. On-route, visit Ranakpur, famous for Jain Temples. It is a three and a half hours drive in the lovely Aravalli range which is northwest of Udaipur.  

  • On arrival in Udaipur, check-in to your hotel. 

  • Overnight at your Hotel.

DAY 12

Udaipur - Delhi by Flight

  • Go on a morning boat ride in Lake Pichola.

  • Explore Udaipur by visiting Moti Magri, Jagdish Temple, Statue of the great Veer Maharana Pratap, Saheliyon-ki-Bari, the garden made for queens and maids.

  • Proceed to City Palace, with its intricate countryside, patios, and balconies and is considered to be the largest palace in Rajasthan.

  • In the afternoon, go to the airport to board the flight to Delhi. 

  • 48500.00 INR Per Person (* for 2 travelers)
  • Accommodation for 11 nights. 

  • Breakfast for 11 mornings. 

  • Airport transfer

  • Ground transportation

  • Local Tour guides in all cities

  • 5 activities

  • Entrance fees

  • Licensed English speaking guides

  • Domestic flights

  • International flights

  • It is a customizable tour. This is a Standard level tour package i.e. 3 stars category. It also can be customized as a comfort package i.e. 4 stars category and luxury package or 5 stars category according to traveller's choice.

  • Jaisalmer was founded by Rao Jaisal in 1156 AD. This remote desert city is famous for the Jaisalmer Fort, epitomized by Satyajit Ray in the “Shonar Kella” (The Golden Fortress), an epic celluloid saga.

  • In the Bishnoi villages, you will see thatched huts and homes and men wearing colourful turbans (Headgear) and women in bright outfits working in their homes and fields with their cattle’s. You will also see the temples and other places of worship. 

  • Ranakpur has a serene location, a grand structure, and beautiful sculptures. The intricate carvings on its 200 marble pillars are wonders of art and craftsmanship and no two pillars are alike. 

New Delhi, Jaipur, Agra, Bikaner, Udaipur, Jaisalmer

Culture Tour
History Tour
Sightseeing Tour

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