DAY 01 : DELHI
Arrival at Delhi. Welcome at the airport and transfer to hotel. Afternoon, start tour of Old Delhi visiting Raj Ghat, where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated. Then visit Red Fort. Enjoy a rickshaw ride along the alleys of ancient bazaar of Chandni Chowk with stop at Jama masjid, the largest mosque in Asia. Return to hotel. Overnight stay at Hotel Imperial which is reckoned amongst Asia's finest hotels, The Imperial is a legend that offers a unique experience embracing facets of India's history.
DAY 02 : DELHI
Morning drive past the imposing India Gate, the Parliament Buildings and President House. Then visit Humayun’s Tomb which is superbly maintained and the best example of the early Mughal style of tomb in Delhi. Also visit Qutab Minar which is 239 ft. high medieval tower of victory. Afternoon free for shopping or other independent activities. Chauffeur driven vehicle will be at your disposal for full day. Overnight stay at Hotel Imperial.
DAY 03 : DELHI-AGRA ( 200 KM, 4 HOURS )
Morning drive to Agra which was once the capital of Mughal India and centre of great power and glory. Visit world famous "Taj Mahal", the monument of love immortalized in marble. It was built by Emperor Shah Jahan in the memory of his Queen Mumtaj. Also visit Agra Fort and Sikandara, where lies the Tomb of the Emperor "Akbar the Great" . Overnight stay at hotel Amar Vilas. The sheer luxury of enjoying the beauty of the Taj Mahal without visiting hours, enriched by the royal service makes an interlude at The Oberoi Amarvilas exclusive and unforgettable.
DAY 04 : AGRA - FATEHPUR SIKRI – RANTHAMBORE ( 305 KM, 7 HOURS )
Morning leave for Ranthambore. Stop en-route and visit Fathepur Sikri, undoubtedly the best preserved Mughal palace city built by great Akbar around 1570. Then proceed to Ranthambore and after arrival check in at the hotel Vanya Vilas. Nestling in the natural beauty of the wilds, The Oberoi Vanyavilas is India’s leading luxury jungle resort on the edge of the Ranthambore Tiger Reserve.
DAY 05 : RANTHAMBORE
Covering an area of 410 sq. km., Ranthambore used to be the private hunting ground of the Royal family of Jaipur. In 1972, it was declared a Sanctuary and brought under Project Tiger Conservation platform. Dry deciduous forest covers open valleys with lush vegetation around the lakes in this park. This varied flora supports a large number of animals including a variety of deer, the sloth beer, the shy caracal, leopards and of course, the tiger. Enjoy wild life safaris into the park in the morning and evening by open jeep with naturalist. Overnight stay at Vanya Vilas.
DAY 06: RANTHAMBORE - JAIPUR ( 170 KM, 4 HOURS )
Morning leave for Jaipur. Afternoon check in at the hotel. Jaipur city was founded by Maharaja Jai Singh in 1727. It is a magnificent planned city built of nose-pink coloured stones that is why it is also called as "Pink City". Rest of the day is at leisure to explore the pink city market. Overnight stay at Hotel Raj Vilas, recreating the magnificence of princely Rajasthan, in a beautiful fort setting, with Jaipur as its backdrop. A luxury resort with its own distinctive character, it revives the gracious lifestyles of India’s legendary Rajput princes.
DAY 07 : JAIPUR
Morning excursion to Amer Fort. Ascend by painted elephant up to fort with its huge gateways and pillared pavilions. The fort was originally built by Raja Mansingh and is one of the finest examples of Rajput Architecture. Afternoon city tour of Jaipur visiting City Palace and its museums. Nearby is the ornate Hawa Mahal (Palace of winds) which is five stories high and is decorated with delicate screens carved from stone which allowed royal ladies to view the city and bazaar from there. Also visit Jantar Mantar, magnificent stone observatory built in 1728. This is still equipped with immense brick and mortar instrument including a very accurate 90 feet sundial. Overnight stay at Raj Vilas.
DAY 08 : JAIPUR - UDAIPUR (BY FLIGHT – 1 HOUR)
Morning transfer to airport to catch flight for Udaipur. Upon arrival at Udaipur, transfer to hotel. Evening Motor launch cruise on the placid waters of Lake Pichola. Also visit the JagMandir Palace - the other island palace in the middle of the lake. Overnight stay at Hotel Lake Palace. The Taj Lake Palace, located in the middle of Lake Pichola is a dream of white marble and mosaic glistening in the moonlight, very reminiscent of the most beautiful tourist cliché in the world.
DAY 09 : UDAIPUR
Morning city tour of Udaipur visiting City Palace which has gorgeous rooms with mirrored walls and ivory doors, inlaid marble balconies and the peacock courtyard. Also visit Jagdish temple and lovely Saheliyon Ki Bari gardens. Afternoon excursion to Eklingi and Nagada which is famous for 9th century temple. Overnight stay.
DAY 10 : UDAIPUR – MUMBAI ( BY FLIGHT – 1 ¼ HOURS )
Transfer to airport to catch flight for Mumbai. Arrival at Mumbai airport and transfer to hotel. Then go for city tour of Mumbai visiting Gateway of India, Hanging Gardens and Prince of Wales Museum. Evening free for shopping or other independent activities. Overnight stay at Hotel Taj Mahal. Since it opened in 1903, The Taj Mahal Palace & Tower, Mumbai has created its own unique history. From Maharajas and Princes to various Kings, Presidents and CEOs.
DAY 11 : DEPARTURE
Early morning transfer to the airport to catch flight for onward destination.
* Ranthambore National Park remains closed from May to mid October.