India Travel packages : Colorful North : 11 days
Delhi – Agra – Jaipur – Bundi – Pushkar – Udaipur – Mumbai
DAY 01 ARRIVE DELHI
On arrival at Indira Gandhi International Airport Terminal II you will be taken to your hotel. Spend rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight in Delhi.
DAY 02 IN DELHI
After breakfast, full day sightseeing tour of Old and New Delhi.
The visit of the old city ( belongs to XVIIth century) includes the Great Mosque, Jama Masjid and the Red Fort, a perfect example of Mughal architecture built by Emperor Shah Jahan between 1639 and 1648. Enjoy cycle rickshaw ride around the colorful giant bazaar, ChandniChowk. In the new part of the city visit – theQutabMinar (built in XIIth century), a splendid monument minaret of the Afghan period. Raj Ghat, the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi, and the Mausoleum of Humayun – a huge building that inspired Persians, is the precursor of the TajMahal. Rajpath, the equivalent of the Champs Elysees in France, the India Gate (erected in the memory of unknown soldiers died during First World War), The Parliament, and the house of the President.
Overnight in Delhi
DAY 03 DRIVE DELHI – AGRA (220 KMS / 04 HRS)
After breakfast drive by surface for Agra, the city of Seventh wonder of the world.Agra which is known for its world famous buildings constructed by the Great Mughals, situated on the bank of the river. On arrival in Agra, check into hotel. Spend rest of the day at leisure walking around or enjoying the hotel facilities.
Overnight in Agra
DAY 04 DRIVE AGRA – JAIPUR (250 KMS / 05 HRS) EN ROUTE VISIT FATEHPUR SIKRI
Early morning experience the sunrise visit of the famous TAJ MAHAL This spectacular white marble mausoleum was built by Emperor Shah Jehan for his beloved wife, MumtazMahal. It is a most extravagant monument ever built for love. The shimmering reflection in the water channels is truly breathtaking. After viewing TajMahal, return back to the hotel. After breakfast drive by surface for Jaipur. Popularly known as the Pink City, was built in 1727 AD by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, designed in accordance with ShilpaShastra, an ancient Hindu treatise on architecture. En-route visit FathepurSikri, the magnificent fortified city was the Capital of the Mughal Empire between 1517 and 1585, but had to leave because of shortage of water. After the visit continue your drive for Jaipur. On arrival in Jaipur, check into hotel. Rest of the day spends at leisure visiting the surroundings.
Overnight in Jaipur.
DAY 05 IN JAIPUR
After breakfast full day sightseeing tour of Jaipur visiting — The Amber Fort situated on the one of the ancient ranges Aravali Hills, 11 kms from Jaipur which was the ancient capital of Jaipur Maharaja, a good example of Rajput style architecture. A slow elephant ride takes you to the top of the Fort, which houses several graceful buildings and a temple of Kali. Later visit City Palace and Observatory. City palace is a blend of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. The son of the last maharaja and his family still reside in the part of the palace. Observatory – JantarMantar, built by Jai Singh in 18th Century which is the finest observatory built by Jai Singh out of five Observatories.
Overnight in Jaipur.
DAY 06 JAIPUR – BUNDI (220 KMS/ APPROX 4.5 HOURS )
After breakfast drive to Bundi, a picturesque and captivating little town which has more or less retained a medieval atmosphere. On arrival in Bundi, check into hotel. Later city tour of Bundi walking through the narrow streets of Bundi visiting Taragarh and Bundi Palace.
Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 07 BUNDI – PUSHKAR (200 KMS / APPROX.4 HOURS)
After breakfast leave by surface for Pushkar, a little town situated right on the edge of the desert. Pushkar is perhaps best known for its Camel Fair, which takes place on the full moon of KartikPurnima. On arrival in Pushkar, check into hotel. Later sightseeing tour of Pushkar visiting the only Brahma Temple in the world andPushkar Lake with its amy bathing ghats and temples.
Ovenight in Pushkar
DAY 08 PUSHKAR – UDAIPUR (275 KMS/APPROX.5 HOURS)
After breakfast drive to Udaipur, one of the most romantic cities of India, Udaipur has been called the “City of Dreams” and “City of the Rising Sun.”. MaharanaUdai Singh built the blue lakes, (which reflects the hills of the Aravali Mountains) for the purposes of his new capital, founded in 1568.On arrival in Udaipur, check into hotel.
Overnight in Udaipur.
DAY 09 UDAIPUR
Built along three lakes , Udaipur is known as the « Venice of the East « Udaipur is full of Palaces, temples and ornate residences ranging from the modest to the extravagant. After breakfast visit the towering City Palace, the largest palace complex in Rajasthan, Saheliyon Ki Bari (Garden of the Maidens), Superb Jagdish Temple, popular for its elephant carving. The day ends with a boat trip on the sparkling waters of Lake Pichola. At the time of sunset, one can easily understand why Udaipur is the “Venice of the East.”
Overnight in Udaipur
DAY 10 UDAIPUR – MUMBAI(BY FIGHT)
After breakfast you will be transferred to the Udaipur airport in-time to board the flight for Mumbai. Meet-on arrival on Mumbai airport and transfer to the hotel. Later in the afternoon proceed for the half day City tour of Mumbai including the Gateway of India, which was created as a symbol of welcome to Queen Mary and King George V of England on their visit to India in 1911. Next visit the Hanging Gardens, constructed at the top of Malabar Hills, which provide a lovely view over the Arabian sea.
Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 11 LEAVE MUMBAI (CHECK-OUT AT 1200 NOON)
Morning after breakfast, transfer to Mumbai airport in-time to board flight for onward destination.