Places to Visit : Delhi - Varanasi- Agra- Jaipur - Udaipur -Delhi
Duration :11 Days
01 : Abroad - Delhi
Arrive Delhi. Meet and assistance on
arrival and transfer from airport to hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 02 : Delhi
Full day sightseeing tour of Old
and New Delhi visiting Jama Masjid (the largest mosque in Asia), Red
Fort (built between 1639-48 by the Shah Jahan, the creator of the Taj
Mahal), the Rajghat (the cremation site of the Father of the Nation,
Mahatma Gandhi) and Qutab Minar (72m high), the most perfect of towers
of the Persian world. The drive through New Delhi includes the Embassy
area (Diplomatic Enclave), government buildings, India Gate, Birla
Temple, Connaught Place and past Safdarjang's Tomb (1753 AD).
Day 03 : Delhi-Varanasi
Morning flight to Varanasi,
one of India's holiest cities situated on the banks of the sacred River
Ganga. Check in for one night at the Taj Ganges. Afternoon visit to
Sarnath, where Lord Buddha preached his first sermon.
04 : Varanasi - Agra
Early morning visit to the Ghats to watch
the ritual cleansing ceremonies and take a boat ride on the Ganges.
After breakfast explore the city with its maze of narrow streets.
Afternoon flight to Agra for two nights at the Taj View Hotel.
Day 05 : Agra
Morning visit to the imposing Agra Fort and
Itimad-Ud-Daulah, otherwise known as the "Baby Taj" on the
other side of the river. Afternoon drive to Akbar's stunning tomb at
Sikandra. Return to Agra in time for sunset at the glorious Taj Mahal.
Day 06 : Agra- Jaipur (232 kms)
Morning drive to
Jaipur, the "Pink City" and Rajasthan's capital. En route
visit the deserted red sandstone city of Fatehpur Sikri, built by Akbar
as his capital and abandoned soon after. Stay two nights at the Rambagh
Palace or luxurious Raj Vilas, on the outskirts of Jaipur.
07 : Jaipur
Morning visit Amber fort, pausing en route to see
the Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), which is really just an elaborate façade.
Proceed on to one of Rajasthan's greatest forts, Amber, where you will
ascend to the fort on elephant back and visit the myriad of marble
palaces. In the afternoon explore the city's bazaars and visit the City
Palace and the Jantar Mantar, the astronomical observatory. Overnight at
Day 08 : Jaipur-Udaipur by flight
Early morning flight to Udaipur, in the Aravalli hills and stay two
nights at the Lake Palace hotel. Afternoon visit the majestic City
Palace, the lovely Sahelion Ki Bari and Jagdish temple.
09 : Udaipur
Morning excursion to Kumbhalgarh, a massive
hilltop fort surrounded by walls and comprising a maze of temples and
palaces. After lunch at the Aodhi hotel, drive to some of the most
impressive temples in all India; the Jain temples of Ranakpur
Day 10 : Udaipur - Delhi
Fly to Delhi. Meeting and
assistance on arrival in Delhi and transfer to Hotel Taj Palace where
room is booked for day use before departure for the airport late night.
Day 11 : Delhi-Abroad
Early morning flight to next