Breakfast at the hotel. Proceed on a city tour of this city of astonishing history. We visit
Old Delhi and The important places in Old Delhi include the majestic Red Fort, a rickshaw ride through busy and historical Chandni Chowk is some experience; visit the Jama Masjid (the mosque). We continue with the tour and visit Raj Ghat (The place where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated) and Shanti Vana. We make our way towards New Delhi and drive past Rashtrapati Bhawan (Presidents Palace and one-time imperial residence of the British viceroys) visit The India Gate: a memorial raised in honor of the Indian soldiers, Qutab Minar, built by Qutub-ud-din Aibek of the Slave Dynasty and Humayuns Tomb, The Laxminarayan Temple, built by the Birlas (Leading industrial house in India) We return to hotel to relax and spend the night.
Morning drive for Agra on arrival check-in at your hotel. A couple of hours to relax. . Later proceed for the city sightseeing tour visiting The Taj Mahal, which is entirely made of white marble and its walls are decorated with exquisite pietra dura (stone inlay) work. Taj Mahal is one of the Seven Wonders of the World and surely the most extravagant expression of love ever created. 20,000 men labored for over 17 years to build this memorial to Shah Jahan's beloved wife. Also visit imposing Agra Fort - built of red sandstone and marble is a hilltop citadel with fabulous courtyards. Overnight at hotel.
Morning drive for Jaipur enroute visiting Fatehpur Sikri, a phantom city. A red sand stone city of yesteryears. But the inner citadel is immaculately preserved. Its walls, palaces, baths, royal mint, courts and gardens still stand in splendid homage to a great visionary and builder. The heart of the palace complex however, is very much alive. On arrival in Jaipur, check-in at your hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight at your hotel.
This morning excursion to Amber Fort, which is located just outside the city, this is among the most beautiful example of Rajasthani forts and gives a majestic view of the city down below. You can have the Royal experience of traveling on elephant back to and from the top of the hill on which the fort is situated. Continue the city tour and visit City Palace in the heart of Jaipur is known for its blend of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. Very close to this is the Central Museum with its huge collection of jewellery, colorful costumes, woodwork, jewellery, costumes, brassware, and pottery. We would also see Jantar Mantar, which is the largest of the five observatories built by Sawai Jai Singh. The Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Winds was constructed for the royal Also explore colorful lanes of Pink city. Jaipur is world famous for its textile, jewellery,
Morning drive for Jodhpur enroute visiting countryside and on arrival check-in at your hotel. Standing at the edge of the Thar Desert lies the 2nd largest city after Jaipur. This city houses a number of palaces, temples and other architectural monuments which add to its glory. This city founded by Suryavanshi Rao Jodha in 1459 A.D. was once the capital of former princely state of Marwar. The old city of Jodhpur is surrounded by a 10 kms long wall. From the fort you can see the wall here separating the old city from the new city. The new city has rapidly grown round this Mehrangarh Fort. With the Mehrangarh fort on the west and stately sandstone palace of Umaid Bhawan on the east, this city is prevented from the deserts with eight gates facing different directions. The glorious and elegant monuments, temples and gardens of the city are a reminder of the past and depict a multi-faceted grandeur.
Morning guided city sightseeing tour of Jodhpur. Visit Meherangarh Fort - sprawled atop a perpendicular hill, 5 km uphill drive from the main city. The original fort was built by Maharaja Rao Jodha in 1459, when he shifted his capital from Mandore to Jodhpur.Jaswant Thada: The Jaswant Thada is architectural landmark found in Jodhpur. It is a white marble memorial built in 1899 in memory of Maharja Jaswant Singh II. The monument, in its entirety, is built out of intricately carved sheets of marble. These stones are extremely thin and polished so that they emit a warm glow when the sun's rays dance across their surface. Within this cenotaph, there are two more tombs After city tour, drive for Udaipur enroute visiting Ranakpur- The beautifully sculptured Jain temples lie in a tranquil valley of the Aravallis. The main -Chaumukha Temple- is dedicated to the tirthankara Adinath and has 29 halls supported by 1444 pillars, all distinctly carved. Two Jain temples dedicated to Neminath and Parsvanath and a Sun Temple a little distance away, are also noteworthy. On arrival in Udaipur, check-in at your hotel. Udaipur:- Located in the lap of Aravalli hills and around the shimmering clear azure water lakes, the Jewel of Mewar, Udaipur is also known as the City of Lakes. Overnight at your hotel.
Morning guided city sightseeing tour of Udaipur. City Palace - A majestic architectural marvel towering over the lake on a hill surrounded by crenulated walls, it is a conglomeration of courtyards, pavilions, terraces corridors rooms and hanging gardens.Saheliyon ki badi - r Garden of the Maids of Honour, is in the north of the city, is well maintained, with fountains and kiosks, a delightful lotus pool and marble elephants. There is also a small museum here; of which the main attraction are some stuffed cobras.Fateh Sagar - surrounded by a number of hills, Fateh Sagar was originally built in 1678 by Maharana Jai singh, but it was reconstructed by Maharana Fateh Singh after heavy rains destroyed the dam. It is an artificial lake. A canal links the two, via Swaroop Sagar and Rang Sagar Lakes. You can catch a boat, from the bottom of Moti Magri, to reach there. Afternoon is free for personal activities. Evening Boatride at Lake Pichola.Lake Pichola - Beautiful Lake Pichola was enlarged by Maharaja Udai Singh II after he founded the city. He built a masonry dam, known as the Badipol, and the lake is now 4km long and 3 km wide. Nevertheless, it remains fairly shallow and can actually dry up - in severe droughts it's possible to walk to Jagniwas and Jagmandir island.Overnight at your hotel.
Transfer to airport to board flight to Mumbai. On arrival transfer to hotel. Mumbai, which was previously known as Bombay is a major metropolitan city of India. It is the state capital of Maharashtra. Mumbai city is known as the business capital of India, it being the country's principal financial and communications centre. The city has the largest and the busiest port handling India's foreign trade and a major International airport. India's largest Stock Exchange which ranks as the third largest in the world is situated in Mumbai. Afternoon a short city tour of Mumbai - Visit Flora fountain or stream - built in honor of Governor of Mumbai Sir Bartle Frere (1862-67) in 1869. Also visit Prince of Wales Museum and Hanging Gardens. Overnight at your hotel.
Morning excursion to Elephanta caves. Earlier called Gharapuri is today's Elephanta Island, which is known for embracing the remarkable Elephanta Caves. To be found about 10 kms off the eastern coast of Mumbai, Elephanta Caves has been given the position of a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Afternoon is at leisure/shopping. Overnight at your hotel.