01 : ARRIVE
Arrive Delhi in the evening. Upon arrival, you
shall met & assisted with your baggages
at the airport by our executive and transferred
to prebooked hotel.
Delhi : India’s capital & a major
gateway to the country, contemporary Delhi is
a bustling metropolis which successfully combines
in its fold the ancient & the modern. Its
strategic location was one of the prime reasons
why successive dynasties chose it as their seat
New Delhi also reflects the legacy the British
left behind . The division between New &
Old Delhi is the distinction between the capitals
of the British & the Moghuls respectively.
So, wherever the visitor goes, he will invariably
confront the citys’ past.
02 : DELHI
After breakfast, half day city tour of Old Delhi.
Visit Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India. Built
by Shah Jahan, the construction was started in 1844
and was not completed until 1658; Red Fort, which
was also built by Shah Jehan. This massive fort was
built from 1638 to 1648; Chandni Chowk and Rajghat
- the cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi.
Afternoon, city tour of New Delhi. Visit Humayuns
Tomb : built in mid 16th century this is an early
example of Mughal architecture; Qutab Minar, drive
past India Gate, President House, Connaught Place.
The city tour ends with a visit to Laxmi Narayan Temple
DAY 03 : DELHI
- AGRA (203 KMS, 04-05 HRS DRIVE)
After breakfast, drive to Agra. Upon arrival, check-in
at prebooked Hotel.
Afternoon, city tour of Agra : Visit Red fort, which
was built by Emperor Akbar in 1565, and additions
were made up until the time of his grandson, Shah
Jahan. It contains the hall of public and private
audiences amongst many other beautiful structues ;
Itmad-ud-daulah, which was contructed by Nur Jahan
between 1622 and 1628 and is very similar to the tomb
she constructed for her husband, Jehangir, near Lahore
in Pakistan; the highlight of the day - The Taj Mahal,
which was constructed by Shah Jahan in memory of his
wife Mumtaz Mahal. Contruction of the Taj began in
1631 and was not completed until 1653.
DAY 04 : AGRA
- FATEHPUR SIKRI - BHARATPUR (55 KMS, 01-02 HRS DRIVE)
Morning, leave for Jaipur, enroute visit the abandoned
Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri - built by Emperor Akbar
in 1569, was the old capital of the Moghuls, which
was abandoned after 15 years due to scarcity of water.
See the graceful buildings including the Jama Masjid,
Tomb of Salim Chisti, Panch Mahal & other Palaces
which are still preserved in its original glory.
Continue drive to Bharatpur - renowned the world
over for the Keoladeo Ghana National Park or-as many
people prefer to call it-the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary.
Bharatpur hosts a variety of bird species from across
the globe. Close to 380 species of birds are found
in this 29 sq km stretch, approximately 10 sq km of
which comprises of marshes and bogs. Rest of the area
comprises of scrublands, grasslands and more than
44,000 trees that are used for nesting by birds each
year. This rather intriguing blend of marshes, woodland
and flora found here represents and, at the same time,
substantiates the density and diversity of the region's
Arrive Bharatpur & check-in at prebooked Hotel.
DAY 05 :
BHARATPUR - RANTHAMBORE (250 KMS, 05-06 HRS DRIVE)
After breakfast, rickshaw ride at Keoladeo Ghana Bird
Sanctuary. Later, leave for Ranthambore National Park.
Ranthambore National Park. Located at the junction
of the Aravalli and Vindhya hill range, this is one
of the finest places to view animals, especially as
they are used to being stared at here.The park covers
an area of Approximately 400 sq Km and if combined
it with the area of sawai man singh sanctuary area,
it is around 500 Sq. km. Ranthambore national park
was declared a wildlife sanctuary in 1957 and in 1974
it gained the protection of "Project Tiger".
It got it's status of a National Park in 1981. Ranthambore
National Park is dotted with structures that remind
you of bygone eras. Tigers at Ranthambore National
park have been known to even hunt in full view of
human visitors. These tigers are famous for being
seen in the daytime too, due to their lack of fear
of human presence in vehicles. This lack of fear of
humans is excellent for tourists, as they get to see
the tigers often.
Arrive Ranthambore and check-in at prebooked hotel.
The park remains open every year from October to
June and is closed from July till September.
DAY 06 : RANTHAMBORE
Morning and afternoon, jungle safaris inside the park
in a jeep/canter.
DAY 07 : RANTHAMBORE
- JAIPUR (185 KMS, 04-05 HRS DRIVE)
Early morning, jungle safari inside the park in a
After breakfast, leave for Jaipur - The Pink City
: Jaipur needed a fresh coat of paint to welcome its
distinguished guest the Prince of Wales in 1905-6.
The contractor inability to supply any other color
in the required quantity compelled the choice of pink
shade for its walls. A contractor’s compulsion
famed Jaipur to Pinkcity. Since then the PINK color
is associated with hospitality in Rajput culture.
Arrive Jaipur and check-in at your prebooked hotel.
Rest of the day at leisur.
DAY 08 : JAIPUR
After breakfast, excursion to Amber Fort. Elephant
ride from the foothills of the Aravallis to the fort
entrance. Amber Fort : At a distance of 11 kms from
Jaipur, Amber was the ancient capital of Jaipur state.
Construction of the fort began in 1592 by Raja Man
Singh, the Rajput commander of Akbar's army and is
a superb example of Rajput architecture.
Afternoon, city tour of Jaipur. Visit the City Palace
which has museum having an extensive collection of
art, carpets, enamel ware and weapons; Jantar Mantar
- the observatory built my Maharaja Jai Singh in 1728
and the façade of Hawa Mahal.
DAY 09 : JAIPUR
- JODHPUR (325 KMS, 05-06 HRS DRIVE)
After breakfast, leave for Jodhpur - A flourishing
trading center of the 16th century, the fortress city
of Jodhpur is now the second largest city of Rajasthan.
Jodhpur was founded in 1459 AD by Rao Jodha who claimed
to be descendent of Lord Rama. The massive fort Mehrangarh-came
first and around it grew the city of Jodhpur protected
by a high stone wall with seven gates and countless
Upon arrival, check-in at prebooked Hotel. Rest of
the day at leisure
DAY 10 : JODHPUR
After breakfast, Jeep safari to a Bishnoi villages
– A memorable outing in jeeps visit various
traditional village seeing local handicrafts viz shoe
makers, pottery, hand weaving and also men in their
traditional attire, women clad with ancestral silver
Jewellery, en-route watch and photograph wildlife
black buck, chinkaras, peacock etc. freely moving
in abundance protected by “Bishnois” Protectors
of wildlife and tree.
Afternoon, visit the Mehrangarh Fort which literally
means “Majestic Fort”, located at the
very centre of the city. There are ,in all , three
gates , each built to commemorate a particular victory,
as well as to reinforce the fort. It has a collection
of musical instruments, palanquins, furniture &
cannons on the forts’ ramparts are well preserved.
Jaswant Thada : Close to the fort complex lies this
white marble cenotaph, built in 1899, in commemoration
of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II. Rare portraits of Jodhpur's
rulers are, also, to be seen at Jaswant Thada. Also
visit the Clock Tower – the city centre.
DAY 11 : JODHPUR
- RANAKPUR - UDAIPUR (275 KMS, 06-07 HRS DRIVE)
After breakfast, leave for Udaipur. Enroute visiting
the Jain temples at Ranakpur : The cluster of temples,
made of intricately sculpted white marble, come across
as a marvellousfeat of architecture. It would take
anyone by surprise to learn that they were built in
1460, so well preserved & sparkling is the marble.
The main temple is supported on 1,444 pillars –
none of which is similarly carved.
After the visit, continue drive to Udaipur - The
city of Lakes, Udaipur is a lovely blend of water,
lush green hills that set fire and passion in poet.
Its palaces are straight out of a fairy-tale book,
lakes, forts, palaces, temples, gardens, mountains
and narrow lanes lines withdrawn with stalls, relives
the reminisces of a heroic past, valor and chivalry.
Their reflection in the placid waters of the Lake
Pichola is excitement that defines imagination. Udaipur
is one of the most romantic cities of world, also
know as the Venice of East.
Arrive Udaipur in the evening and check-in at prebooked
DAY 12 : UDAIPUR
After breakfast, visit the romantic city of Udaipur.
Visit the City Palace which is the largest palace
complex in Rajasthan ; Jagdish temple, a fine Indo
Aryan temple built in 1651; Sahelion ki Bari or Garden
of the Maids of Honour, which is a small garden with
its fountains, kiosks, marble elephants & lotus
Afternoon, free. In the evening, boat ride on Lake
DAY 13 : UDAIPUR
- DELHI (FLIGHT, 9W 3318, 1335-1505 HRS)
After breakfast, free.
Optional : Excursion to Chittorgarh - The hilltop
fortress of Chittorgarh epitomises the whole romantic
ideal of Rajput chivalry. The fort was sacked three
times from 1303 to 1568 by a stronger enemy and on
each occasion, the end was "Jauhar". The
men donned the saffron robes of martyrdom and rode
out from the fort to certain death and the women and
children immolated themselves on a huge funeral pyre.
Afternoon, transfer to the airport to board flight
for Delhi. Arrive Delhi, transfer to your prebooked
DAY 14 : DEPART
Transfer to the airport to board flight back home/onward