a trip by Pam Usher
From: November 9th 2015
Until: December 7th 2015

Date/Day Program Night Stay
9 Nov 2015 Arrive Delhi, warm welcome by our representative and transfer to hotel. Overnight relax. Delhi
The Royal plaza
10th Nov Full day at Delhi visit according to your choice and time schedule. Over night at Delhi. Delhi
The Royal plaza
11th Nov After breakfast depart for Shekhawati region (250kms) (famous for beautiful old mansions and Havelis and frescoes paintings). On arrival check in hotel and relax. Mandawa
Vivaana Haveli
12th Nov After breakfast visit At Shekhawati village like nawal garh , dundlod and other small villages. Later visit Havelis and enjoy traditional village life. Mandawa
Vivaana Haveli
13th Nov Morning departs for Bikaner (220kms). On arrival visit Rat temple (Deshnok). Later visit Asia’s only camel breeding farm. Bikaner
Laxmi niwas palace
14th Nov After breakfast visit Junagarh fort and depart for Jaisalmer (350kms). At evening visit Bada Bagh from sunset point and enjoy the city atmosphere. Jaisalmer
Gorbandh palace
15th Nov Morning visit Jaisalmer fort and some sandstone carved Havelis. At evening camel safari at sand dunes. Stay over night. Jaisalmer
Gorbandh palace
16th Nov Morning departs for Jodhpur (290kms). Upon arrival check in and rest. At evening visit spice and vegetable market and Mandor garden. Jodhpur
Pal Haveli
17th Nov Full day at jodhpur. visit the majestic Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada. Over night at jodhpur. Jodhpur
Pal haveli
18th Nov After breakfast drive to Udaipur (290kms) en route visits Jain temples of Ranakpur (There are 1444 pillars in the temple and none of them are similar). At evening enjoy sunset and boat ride at lake Pichola. Udaipur
Jagat niwas palace

19th Nov Morning visit to City Palace, Jagdish Temple, Saheliyon Ki Bari. At evening enjoy puppet show and folk dance at Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandal. Udaipur
Jagat niwas palace
20th Nov After having breakfast morning depart to Pushkar (270kms). At evening enjoy the photography in the colorful environment of this holy place. Pushkar
Pushkar resort
21st Nov Morning visits the Brahma temple (only temple in the world dedicated to Lord Brahma - the creator). Later depart for Jaipur (140kms). On arrival check-in and relax. Evening visit Birla Temple and enjoy the colorful Bazaar/market... Jaipur
Jaimahal palace
Taj group hotels
22nd Nov Morning enjoy elephant ride at Amber fort and visit City Palace (Museum) & Jantar-Mantar (the observatory), Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds). At evening visit most admired market in the world Johari bazaar, Choti chopper (famous for handicrafts, jewelry, stones etc.). Jaipur
Jaimahal palace
Taj group hotels
23rd Nov Morning departs for Agra (240kms) en route visit Fatehpur Sikri. On arrival check-in and relax. At evening enjoy view of Taj mahal at sunset time. Agra
Wyndham grand
24th Nov After breakfast departs for Orchha (240kms) en route visit Gwalior fort known for its Rajput & Mughal style of architecture. At evening enjoy your time at bank of Betwa river. Orchha
Amar mahal
25th Nov After breakfast visit Jehangir mahal and Chaturbhuj temple and relax for some time at the bank of river. Later on drive to Khajuraho (170kms). On arrival visit the most famous erotic and romantic Kama Sutra Temples which is protected as world heritage monument. Khajuraho
26th Nov Morning visit Western group of temple. Later catch flight khajuraho to Varanasi. Arrive at Varanasi airport then transfer to hotel. Varanasi
Meradan Grand
27th Nov After breakfast visit Bharat Mata Temple, Durga Temple, and Mosque of Moghul Emperor Aurangazeb. In evening chance to see the prayer at one of biggest Ghats of Asia and catch the sunset.
Meradan grand
28th Nov Early morning enjoy boat ride from River Ganges and visit Kashi Vishwanath temple then drive over to the nearby Buddhist stupas, Sarnath temple (the place where first prayer of Lord Buddha took place). Varanasi
Meradan grand
29th Nov After breakfast depart to airport to catch the early afternoon flight for Katmandu. On arrival transfer to hotel. At evening visit the famous streets of Thamel market. Katmandu

Shankar hotel
30th Nov After breakfast departs for Pokhara (200kms) en route see the various villages. On arrival enjoy sunset photographic view of Himalayan Peaks. Pokhara
Trek o tel
1st Dec This day is for local excursion. Visit the surrounding areas. These areas are untouched and you will see the life of original Nepalese people. In evening enjoy a traditional dinner. Pokhara
Trek o tel
2nd Dec After breakfast move back to Katmandu on the direction to nagarkot, and visit surrounding Himalayan views. Over night at nagarkot. Nagarkot
Club Himalayan
3rd Dec After breakfast drive to Kathmandu airport fly to delhi. Arrive at delhi later visit Red Fort, Qutab Minar, Zama Masjid, India Gate, Parliament House, President House. At evening spent some time in shopping or enjoy photography in the streets of Old Delhi. Delhi
The royal plaza
4th Dec Free Time The Royal plaza
5th Dec Free Time The royal plaza
6th Dec Free Time The Royal plaza
7th Dec Back to Brisbane

Trip Length: 4 weeks
Blog Entries: 14
Photos: 1002
Words: 14364

Blog Entries

Date Blog Title Location
November 11th 2015 Our India Holiday 9-10 November 2015 Brisbane to New Delhi Asia » India » National Capital Territory » Delhi » Qutub Minar
November 13th 2015 11-13 November 2015 - Mandawa, staying at the Radhika Haveli & Bikaner at the Laxmi Niwas Palace Asia » India » Rajasthan
November 17th 2015 14-17 November 2015 - Jaisalmer staying at Fort Raywada Palace & to Jodhpur staying at Pal Haveli Asia » India » Rajasthan » Jodhpur
November 21st 2015 18-21 November 2015 - Udaipur staying at Jagat Niwas Palace, Pushkar at the Resort Asia » India » Rajasthan » Udaipur
November 22nd 2015 21 - 22 November 2015 - Jaipur Asia » India » Rajasthan » Jaipur
November 23rd 2015 AGRA - 23 November 2015 Asia » India » Uttar Pradesh » Agra
November 25th 2015 Khajuraho 25 November 2015 Asia » India » Madhya Pradesh » Khajuraho
November 26th 2015 Gwalior & Orchha - 24 November 2015 Asia » India » Madhya Pradesh » Gwalior
November 27th 2015 Varanasi - 26 to 28 Novemebr 2015 Asia » India » Uttar Pradesh » Varanasi
November 29th 2015 Kathmandu, Nepal - 29 November 2015 Asia » Nepal » Kathmandu » Durbar Square
December 1st 2015 Pokhara Nepal, 29 November to 1 December 2015 Asia » Nepal » Pokhara
December 3rd 2015 Nagarkot Nepal 2& 3 December 2015 Asia » Nepal » Nagarkot
December 7th 2015 Delhi the 2nd time back - 3-6 December 2015 Asia » India » National Capital Territory » Delhi » Karol Bagh
December 7th 2015 Personal Reflections on our Northern India & Nepal Journey - 9 November to 7 December 2015 Asia » India » National Capital Territory » New Delhi
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