After early breakfast, visit Elephanta caves, a world heritage site known for its impressive set of rock-cut caves. Hire a motor boat from the Gateway of India and cross 9 nautical miles to reach the splendid cave temples. The four-faced Shiva sculpture of the Elephanta caves is also the icon of Maharashtra tourism along with the Gateway of India. Continue with the guided city tour of Mumbai: Mani Bhavan and Prince of Wales Museum. In noon, continue the tour with a transfer to railway station and board the train to Udaipur. Overnight in train.
Disembark train and check in the hotel, freshen up and after breakfast, continue city sightseeing of Udaipur, which arguably offers the most romantic experience in Rajasthan. The city of lakes has dreamy palaces, forts, museums that add up to the mystique and unparalleled experience in the city. Sightseeing includes visit to City Palace, Jagdish Temple, Museum, Saheliyon-Ki-Bari and Pichola Lake during Udaipur city tour. Overnight in Udaipur.
After breakfast, check out Udaipur for an excursion to Ranakpur, famed for its spectacular array of Jain marble temples. Made of light coloured marble, the temple complex showcases detailed carving on stone of Jain temples. After this enriching excursion, continue the journey by surface to Jodhpur, which is around 259 kms and approx. 6 hrs drive. Upon arrival in the Sun City, check into hotel for overnight.
After breakfast, continue Jodhpur city tour with a visit to Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada and Umaid Bhawan Palace, Clock tower and Mandore Gardens. In noon, drive to Osian and visit the 8th to 11th century Brahmanical and Jain temples. If time permits, rent a camel for an enchanting ride on the desert of Jodhpur. Drive back to hotel for overnight stay.
After breakfast, drive to Pushkar (200 km / 4 hr). This is a Hindu pilgrimage town dedicated to Lord Brahma, the creator of the universe. Enroute visit Taragarh Fort and Dargah Sharif at Ajmer. Check in hotel. In afternoon, continue Pushkar tour and visit the famous temples, Pushkar Lake. If visiting in November, dont forget to miss the famous Pushkar Fair Mela also known as Cattle Fair. Overnight in Pushkar.
After morning meal, continue Glorious Rajasthan tour via a drive to Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan (130 km / 3 hr). Check into hotel. In the afternoon, proceed to Jantar Mantar, a magnificent stone observatory built by Raja Jai Singh; Hawa Mahal or # Palace of Winds# and City Palace. In the evening, explore the colourful local markets of Jaipur. Overnight in hotel.
In morning, continue an exciting optional Elephant ride on the way to the Amber Fort, followed by a visit to the City Palace where you can see an excellent collection of paintings, costumes and armoury. In afternoon, drive to Agra famous worldwide as the city of Taj Mahal (232 km / 5 hr drive). Enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri, the old Mughal capital of Emperor Akbar erected during 16th century. Overnight at hotel.
In the morning, proceed for Agra city tour including a visit Taj Mahal, an extravagant marble monument of love built by Shahjahan in 1653 as a memorial for his Queen Mumtaz Mahal. Then visit the Agra Fort: a red sandstone fort built by Akbar in 1565. Later drive to Delhi (203 km / 4 hr). Upon arrival, check into hotel. (Taj Mahal is closed on Fridays.)
Continue full day city tour of Delhi visiting Qutab Minar, Humayun Tomb, drive pass through India gate, Parliament House and the Rashtrapati Bhawan (President House), the Red Fort and the famous bazaars of Chandni Chowk. If time permits, visit Raj Ghat: the memorial to Mahatma Gandhi. In the evening, transfer to International Airport to connect your onward flight.