Places to Visit : Delhi - Varanasi- Agra- Jaipur - Udaipur -Delhi
Duration :11 Days
Day 01 : Abroad
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.
Day 04 : Varanasi - Agra
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
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
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.
Day 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
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 destination.