Arrival at Delhi. Welcome at the airport and transfer to hotel. Later start your exploration of India tours with a city tour of Old Delhi that includes visit to Jama Masjid, built in 1650 A.D. and the amazing Red Fort which was the seat of Mughal Empire for more than 250 years. Travel to India means a traveler should know about the culture of India.After Jama Masjid we know about the mughal culture then we enjoy rickshaw ride along the alleys of the ancient bazaar of Chandni Chowk. Then drive past the imposing India Gate, Parliament Buildings and President House. Return to hotel for overnight stay.
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.
Agra – Fatehpur Sikri – Samode (270 KM, 6 Hours)
Morning leave for Jaipur. Stop en route and visit Fatehpur Sikri, undoubtedly the best preserved Mughal Palace city of all. Built by Great Akbar around 1570, he used the highest quality craftsman to construct the city only to abandon it some fourteen years later when it is said that the water system failed. Proceed to Samode and upon arrival check in at Samode Palace which is about four hundred years old and is now a Heritage Hotel The Palace is famous for the interiors which are harmonized with warm colored walls, delicate marble work, colorful patterns and traditional art objects. It has one of the most stunning halls showcasing mirror work and enamel work of “Minakari”. Overnight stay at Samode Palace.
Samode -Jaipur (45 KM, 1 Hours)
Morning drive to Amer Fort. Ascend by painted elephant up to fort with its huge gateways and pillared pavilions. After visiting fort, continue drive to Jaipur city and check in at hotel. Afternoon city tour of Jaipur. Visit City Palace and Museum. Nearby is the ornate Hawa Mahal (Palace of winds) which is five stories high and is decorated with delicate screens carved from stone. Also visit Jantar Mantar, observatory which is still equipped with immense brick and mortar instrument including a very accurate 90 feet sundial. Overnight stay.
Jaipur – Pushkar (150 KM, 3 Hours)
Morning leave for Pushkar. Stop en route at Ajmer and visit “Dargah”, a world famous sacred place for Muslims. Then proceed to Pushkar where world famous camel festival is held around November every year. Overnight stay.
Pushkar – Jodhpur (220 KM, 4 Hours)
Morning visit Pushkar which lies on the edge of a small and beautiful lake in Eastern Rajasthan, a city of 500 temples and 52 bathing ghats. Then drive to Jodhpur – Gateway to the Thar desert. On arrival check in at hotel. Overnight stay.
Jodhpur – Jaisalmer (310 KM, 6 Hours)
Morning city tour of Jodhpur visiting Meharangarh Fort built in 1457 situated at an altitude of about 125 metres is spread over an area of 5 sq. km and has seven gates. Then visit Jaswant Thada is a white marble memorial built in memory of Maharaja Jaswant II in 1899. Also visit Umaid Bhawan which is a majestic building that presently functions as a hotel and museum. Afternoon leave for Jaisalmer. On arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight stay.
Morning city tour of Jaisalmer visiting fort, Patwaon Ki Haveli and Nathmal Ki Haveli which are famous for wonderful carving. Afternoon excursion to sand dunes located at a distance of 42 km from Jaisalmer, which is the closest point to witness the total sandy desert. Take an unforgettable experience of camel rides and the sun set view.Thanks to State Express Guide who helped us. Enjoy the evening with classical dance and dinner as an option and drive back to Hotel. Overnight stay.
Jaisalmer – Rohet (345 KM, 7 Hours)
Morning drive to Rohet via Jodhpur. On arrival check in at the Castle Rohetgarh which is the fortified desert home of the descendants of the 16th century Rathore of the Champawat clan. Generations of valiant noble-men have built this heritage home where, notwithstanding the inroads of modernity, aristocratic values are respected. Afternoon jeep safari to Bishnoi villages. The Bishnoi’s are a eco Friendly sect of Hindu religion, it is one of the different community of Rajasthan who are famous for their rich cultural Rajasthani Life and their true love for nature and animals. Return to Rohet Garh for overnight stay.
Rohet – Ranakpur – Udaipur (230 KM, 5 Hours)
Morning departure for Udaipur. Stop en route and visit Ranakpur. Here are 15th century Jain Temples known for outstanding sculptures. The Temple has 1444 pillars and none of them is alike. Then proceed to Udaipur, which is also called city of lakes. On arrival check in at hotel for overnight stay.
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.
Udaipur -Mumbai (By Flight – 1 ¼ Hours)
Transfer to airport to catch flight for Mumbai. Arrival at Mumbai airport and transfer to hotel. Then start city tour of Mumbai visiting the Gateway of India, Hanging Gardens and Prince of Wales Museum. Evening is free for shopping or other independent activities. Overnight stay.
Mumbai – Aurangabad (By Flight – 45 Minutes)
Morning transfer to airport to catch flight for Aurangabad. Arrival and transfer to hotel. Full day excursion to Ajanta caves at a distance of 105 km from Aurangabad. Here Buddhist art attained the peak of its development, in frescoes and wall paintings revealing a fascinating lifestyle. Carved out of a rocky gorge, these 30 caves date back to the 3rd Century. The ornate facades and interior chambers at Ajanta are illuminated by a flood of natural light which pours into the caves at all times of the day. Return to Aurangabad for overnight stay at the hotel.
Aurangabad – Mumbai (By Flight – 45 Minutes)
Morning visit Ellora caves which are epitome of rock-cut architecture. These are believed to have been built by Rashtrakuta Dynasty rulers around 8th century. There are thirty four caves in the complex representing different religions of India; Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism. Later afternoon transfer to Aurangabad airport to catch flight for Mumbai to connect your international flight from Mumbai airport.