Today, you'll be taken on Delhi sightseeing trip. You'll be visiting famous tourist attractions including Gandhi Memorial, Jama Masjid, Red Fort, Laxmi Narain Temple and Chandni Chowk. You'll also visit President House, Parliament House, Humayun's Tomb, Lotus Temple and Qutb Minar. Retire to your hotel after an eventful day. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Morning you'll be driven to Agra. En route you'll stop for paying a visit to Akbar's Tomb at Sikandra. On reaching Agra, check into a hotel. Relax and unwind for sometime before setting out to explore the town. Overnight stay at Agra hotel.
Today, you'll be visiting the monuments of Agra. Agra is aptly called the city of emperors. The city remained the capital of Mughal Empire during the periods of three Mughal emperors, namely, Akbar, Jahangir and Shah Jahan and sometime during the period of Shah Jahan's son Aurangzeb. You'll visit the splendid Taj Mahal and Agra Fort. Marvel at the gracious Taj and wander around the fort complex paying visits to Musamman Burj, Diwan-e-Aam, Diwan-e-Khas and Moti Masjid. Overnight stay at hotel.
In the morning, you'll be driven to Ranthambore. En route, pay a visit to Fatehpur Sikri, an abandoned town of Mughal period. Many splendid buildings such as Bulland Darwaza, Tomb of Salim Chishti, Panch Mahal and Jama Masjid grace this town. Later resume drive to Ranthambore. On reaching, check into a hotel and stay overnight there.
Ranthambore is a one of the largest National Parks and Tiger Reserves in India. Tigers, Chitals, Dhole, Striped Hyena, Leopards, Nilgai, Sambar, Sloth Bear and Wild Boar inhabit this spectacular sprawling forest. The park is surely wildlife enthusiasts' heaven. You'll engage yourself in an exciting jungle safari. Enjoy the sights of wild animals in their natural habitat. Retire to your hotel after a day full of adventure.
You'll be driven to Jaipur from Ranthambore. On arrival in Jaipur check into a hotel for overnight stay. Post - lunch, head for the sightseeing of Pink City. The city is called Pink City due to expansive use of the color in construction of many of its medieval era buildings. Jaipur is also famous for its handicraft items and artifacts, jewelry, fabrics and quilts. Overnight stay at Jaipur hotel.
Following breakfast, you'll set out for excursion of Jaipur. Explore Jaipur today. You'll be driven to Amber fort, 13 km from the city. The formidable fort is perched on a hill and you'll enjoy an elephant or jeep ride to reach the gate of the palace from the base of the hill. Enjoy the breathtaking panoramic views of the city from the fort. Later, you'll also visit Jantar Mantar, the royal observatory; the City Palace Complex, a sprawling complex of myriads of buildings; and Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Winds, a fascinating facade used by royal ladies to witness the street processions in the street below. A visit to bazaars of city is also a must while in Jaipur. Night stay is scheduled at hotel.
Today, early morning, you'll be escorted to Airport to board a flight to Udaipur. Udaipur is often referred to as city of lakes or city of rising sun. The beautiful city was voted as the best city of the world by Travel And Leisure magazine in March 2009. On reaching Udaipur, check into a hotel for night stay, following which, you'll be taken on a sightseeing tour of the city. Night stay is scheduled at hotel.
Today, the day is devoted to explore the city of Udaipur. You'll be visiting the City Palace, towering above the lake Pichola; Sahelion ki Bari, a beautiful pavilion garden built for the maids of honor of the Queen; and Jagdish Temple, an elaborate specimen of medieval Hindu architecture. In the evening, enjoy an exciting boat ride on the lake Pichola. Retire to your hotel after a day full of activities and fun.
Today, it's time to say adieu to the royal Rajasthan and move on to the second part of your tour, that is, Goa beaches. In the morning, you'll be transferred to airport to board a flight to Mumbai where you'll catch the connecting the flight to Goa. On arriving at Goa, you'll be transferred to the hotel. Stay overnight in Goa hotel.
Days 12 - 15: Goa
Today, you'll be savoring the grandeur of North and South Goa. Visit the Pillar Monastery in Madgaon city, Colva Beach, Vasco, and harbor. Also visit the Panjim city exploring its myriads of attractions. The evening will be spent on Miramar and Dona Paula Beaches. Also visit fabulous churches of Goa. Explore the beaches of Goa. Revel in the silvery sands and impossibly blue Arabian Sea beyond. Spend the indulging in beach activities: sunbathing, swimming, water sports, beach games or simply strolling around the breathtaking surroundings. Also indulge in shopping at flea markets. Pamper yourself in the Ayurvedic and herbal massages and titillate your taste buds with the exquisite Goan cuisine. The rave parties on the beaches are also big draw for the tourists. Night stays are scheduled at the hotel.
Today, you'll be assisted to transfer to the airport where you'll be boarding a flight to Mumbai. Mumbai is a quintessential glamour city of India. Home to Bollywood, Mumbai is also the celluloid capital of India and one and only hub of entertainment industry. On arriving, get transferred to the hotel for overnight stay.
Morning, embark on the boat ride from harbor. Head to elephant caves, the sixth century cave temples. The ornate carvings and sculptures at Elephanta are the testimony of architectural genius of prehistoric era. Later, explore the city's monuments and buildings. You'll visit Gate Way of India, Prince of Wales Museum, Mani Bhavan, Crawford Market, Dhobi Ghat and Hanging Gardens. Retire to your hotel after a full day of adventurous expedition. Overnight stay is scheduled at hotel.