North India with Mumbai Tour
Places Covered : Delhi - Varanasi - Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Udaipur - Ranakpur - Udaipur - Mumbai
Duration : 12 Nights / 13 Days
Day 01 : Arrive Delhi
Arrive into Delhi.
On arrival in Delhi, you will be met and transferred by company's representative to your hotel.
Rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight at Hotel.
Day 02 : Delhi
After a leisurely breakfast, proceed on a sightseeing tour of Old & New Delhi.
Combined city tour of Old & New Delhi.
Visit Qutab Minar, Humayun's tomb, Lakshminarayan Temple, a modern Hindu Temple, Parliament House, Government Secretarial Building and Connaught place, the shopping centre of New Delhi.
Visit Red Fort, built in 1648 by Mughal Emperor Shahjehan, Jama Masjid, one of the largest Mosque of India, Raj Ghat and Shanti Vana, the cremation sites of Mahatama Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru. Also drive past Chandni Chowk, shopping .
Optional Tour : Enjoy the DANCES OF INDIA in the evening.Overnight at Hotel.
Day 03 : Delhi - Varanasi( By Flight)
After breakfast transfer to airport to catch flight for Varanasi. Upon arrival at Varanasi check into your hotel.
Afternoon city tour of Varanasi.
Varanasi, one of the oldest living cities in the world, believed to be founded 3000 years ago, is one of the 7 holiest cities of Hindus. It was a flourishing trading centre 500 BC when the Buddha came to Sarnath to preach his first sermon. A city of great wealth and religious importance when the Chinese traveller, Hiuen Tsang, visited it in the 7th century. Visit the Vishwanath Golden Temple, the abode of great God Shiva, Bharat Mata Temple, Durga Temple, Tulsi Manas Mandir and Banaras Hindu University.
Overnight at Hotel.
Day 04 : Varanasi
Early morning enjoy boat cruise on river Ganges. Thousands of pilgrims throng the water's edge, bathing, worshipping, meditating. On stone platforms under palm leaf umbrellas, the Pandas-Brahmin priests preside over rites and rituals. The boat trip will cover various ghats including the cremation sites. Because every pious Hindu believes that to die in Kashi (Varanasi)and to be cremated on the banks of the Ganges is to attain release from the cycle of birth and death. Afternoon visit Sarnath Sarnath, 7 km from the city where Buddha preached his first sermon more than 2500 years ago. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 05 : Varanasi - Delhi - Agra ( Flight and Surface)
After breakfast transfer to airport to catch flight for delhi. On arrival at Delhi, drive directly to Agra.
Upon arrival at Agra check into your hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 06 : Agra
This morning after breakfast proceed on a city tour of Agra.
Agra, the home of the immortal Taj Mahal, the inimitable poem in white marble is the first expression of love of an Emperor Shahjehan for his queen Mumtaz Mahal. This great monument was completed in 1653 AD. Agra Fort, the imposing structure on the banks of the river Yamuna is replete with priceless examples of craftsmanship in the Mughal period, including the beautiful pearl Mosque, it was designed and built by Emperor Akbar in 1565 AD. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 07 : Agra - Jaipur
This morning drive to Jaipur enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri.
Fatehpur Sikri the deserted, red sandstone city that was built by Emperor Akbar as his capital and palace in the 16th century. Also visit the Bulund Darwaza the largest gateway in the world. Thereafter continue drive to Jaipur.
Upon arrival at Jaipur check into your hotel.
Overnight at Hotel.
Day 08 : Jaipur
City tour of Jaipur
This morning you will experience the wonders of this magicial pink city, as you proceed on a tour of Amber fort - which is set on the dry wrinkled Aravali Hills, and surrounded by fortified battlements. We will ride up to this hilltop palace on a caparisoned, painted elephant. Later visit the Jagmandir or the Hall of victory glitterning with mirrors, Maharaja's City Palace and the Observatory - The Solar Observatory - an astronomical treasure house, with solar device that give accurate predictions till date. The City Palace reflects a blend of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. Drive past Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Winds, a five-storied structure of pink sandstone with semi-octagonal and delicately honeycombed windows overlooking the main street of the old city and through the rose pink residential and business areas of Jaipur.Overnight at Hotel.
Day 09 : Jaipur - Udaipur ( By Flight)
After breakfast transfer to airport to catch flight for Udaipur. Upon arrival at Udaipur check into your hotel.
Later proceed on a City tour of Udaipur
Boat Cruise on Lake Pichola
Visit the City Palace, Jagdish Temple, drive around Fatehsagar Lake, Sahelion ki Bari (Queen resort for her friends) and Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir (Folk Art Museum)
Boat curise on Lake Pichola 4km long and 3km broad, surrounded by splendid hills, Palaces, temples bathing ghats and embankments.Overnight at Hotel.
Day 10 : Udaipur - Ranakpur - Udaipur
After breakfast excursion to Ranakpur.Visit Ranakpur Jain Temple - one of the biggest and the most important cluster of Jain temples in India.
Later Return to Udaipur in the evening and relax at hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 11 : Udaipur - Mumbai ( By Flight)
Aftrer breakfast transfer to airport to catch flight for Mumbai. Upon arrival at Mumbai check into your hotel.
Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 12 : Mumbai
After a leisurely breakfast proceed on a city tour of Mumbai.
Visit Kamla Nehru Park, Hanging Gardens situated on the slopes of Malabar Hill offering a panoramic view of Marine drive, Chowpatty Beach, Prince of Wales Museum, Mani Bhawan, Dhobi Ghat, Gateway of India & drive through the Crawford Market, Marine Drive & Flora Fountain, Elephanta Caves.Overnight at Hotel.
Day 13 : Mumbai
This morning after breakfast transfer to the Mumbai airport to catch flight for your onward destinations with sweet and unforgettable memories.