Day 01: Arrive Mumbai
Upon arrival at Mumbai airport meet with our representative and transfer to your pre-booked hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 02: Mumbai
After breakfast we will leave for an excellent sightseeing tour of Mumbai's most iconic sites starting with a visit to the Gateway of India; further we will visit The Prince of Wales Museum, and a stop at Mani Bhavan, the house where Mahatma Gandhi used to stay during his visits to Mumbai.
We will also drive along the Marine Drive and visit the Hanging Gardens. Stop off at Colaba Causeway before returning to your hotel. Later transfer to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 03: Mumbai - Aurangabad - Ellora Caves
After breakfast transfer to the airport to board the flight for Aurangabad. Upon arrival meet with our representative and transfer to the hotel. After fresh-n-up we will go on an excursion tour to Ellora Caves. The caves are over 2000 years old and consist of temples and monasteries hewn from rocks by Buddhist, Hindu and Jains monks and craftsmen. Ellora is a World Heritage Site and represents the epitome of Indian rock-cut architecture. The 34 "caves" - actually structures excavated out of the vertical face of the Charanandri hills. The 12 Buddhist (caves 1-12), 17 Hindu (caves 13-29) and 5 Jain (caves 30-34) caves, built in proximity, demonstrate the religious harmony prevalent during this period of Indian history. It is a protected monument under the Archaeological Survey of India. (Ellora caves are closed on Tuesday). Later return to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 04: Aurangabad - Ajanta Caves
Morning after breakfast drive to Ajanta via Aurangabad to have full day excursion to Ajanta Caves - they are cut from the volcanic lavas of the Deccan trap in a steep crescent - shaped hillside in a forested ravine of the sahyadri hills, These caves are older than those at Ellora consisting of 24 monasteries and temples hewn out of solid rack. The wall paintings and frescoes of these caves are a wealth of colors, Proceed to Civic - cum - Cultural Complex, a gallery of local art and crafts and shopping complex. (Ajanta caves are closed on Monday). Later return to the hotel. After fresh-n-up enjoy local city sightseeing tour visiting Bibi Ka Maqbara - situated about 3 km from the city is Bibi Ka Maqbara, the burial place of Aurangzeb's wife, Rabia-ud-Durrani. It is an imitation of the Taj at Agra and due to its similar design, it is popularly known as the Mini Taj of the Deccan.
Also visit Panchakki (water mill), housed in the Dargah complex of Baba Shah Musafir, it is a 17th century an intriguing water mill, it is famous for its underground water channel, which traverses more than 8 km to its source away in the mountains. Later transfer to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 05: Aurangabad - Delhi
After breakfast transfer to the airport to board the flight for Delhi.
Upon arrival meet with our representative and transfer to the hotel. Evening free for own activity or enjoy rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 06: Delhi
After breakfast full day city tour of Old and New Delhi, visit Shanti Vana (the cremation sites of Jawaharlal Nehru), Raj Ghat (the cremation sites of Mahatma Gandhi), Jama Masjid and drive past Red Fort and Chandni Chowk.
In the afternoon visit India Gate (War Memorial Arch), Qutub Minar (built by Qutub-ud-Din Aibek in 1199), Humayun's Tomb and drive past President's House, Parliament House, Connaught Place shopping centre and Akshardham temple (a modern Hindu Temple). Overnight stay at hotel.
New Delhi - drive past the stately government buildings of the British Era designed by Lutyens, including the India Gate & the Presidential Palace. Continue onto the beautiful Humayun's Tomb of the Mughal era & predecessor of the world famous Taj Mahal. End the tour at the towering minaret of Qutab Minar.
Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 07: Delhi - Agra
After breakfast drive to Agra. En route visit Sikandra, the Akbar’s tomb. On arrival at Agra our representative assists in your check in process at the hotel.
Afternoon visit the Agra Fort which has the Pearl Mosque, Diwan-e-am (the hall of public audience) and Diwan-e-Khas (the hall of private audience). Evening free for shopping the local market. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 08: Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Jaipur
Morning visit the famous Taj Mahal in sunrise, built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. This monument is made of white marble and it took 22 years to get constructed.
After breakfast drive to Jaipur, en route stop at Fatehpur Sikri. Fatehpur Sikri was built by Akbar, the Mughal emperor between 1571 and 1585. It is one of the finest examples of Mughal architectural splendour. It was constructed mainly as a tribute to the great Sufi saint Shaikh Salim Chishti who had blessed Akbar with a son. Though the city is in ruins, it is a must visit place for those who visit Agra.
On arrival at Jaipur, our representative will assist you in the hotel check in process. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 09: Jaipur
After breakfast go for an excursion to Amer Fort. Ascend the fort on Elephants back. In the afternoon take tour of the city visiting the City palace, the Jantar Mantar (observatory), the Palace of Winds and the Birla temple. In the evening check into a hotel. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 10: Jaipur - Ajmer - Udaipur
Breakfast at the hotel and drive to Udaipur, en-route visit Ajmer visit the Tomb of the Sufi Saint, Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti, the Dargah Sharif. The city was founded by the Chauhan ruler, Ajaipal, during the 11th century & is dominated by the Taragarh Fort built by Prithviraj Chauhan. Later continue drive to Udaipur. On arrival at Udaipur check-in at hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 11: Udaipur
In the morning take a boat ride at Lake Pichola. Next visit City Palace - It was built by the Maharana Udai Singh as the capital of the Sisodia Rajput clan in 1559. Jagdish Temple - Jagdish Temple is a large Hindu temple in the middle of Udaipur in Rajasthan. A big tourist attraction, the temple was originally called the temple of Jagannath Rai but is now called Jagdish-Ji, Saheliyon ki Bari (Gardens of the maids of Honor) and Museum. Evening transfer to the hotel. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Udaipur the “City of Lakes” is one among the most romantic and most beautiful city of India. It is a lovely land around the blue water lakes, edge of the lush hills of the Aravalis. A vision in white soaked in romance and beauty, Udaipur city of Rajasthan state is a fascinating blend of sights, sounds and experiences - an inspiration for the imagination of the painters, poets and writers. Udaipur's lakes, gardens, temples and narrow lanes scattered with stalls, carry the flavor of heroic past, epitomizing valor and chivalry.
Day 12: Udaipur - Mumbai
Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to airport to connect flight for Mumbai.
Upon arrival at Mumbai meeting and assistance followed by transfer to hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 13: Mumbai Depart
Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to international airport to connect flight for onward destination.
Tour & services Ends.