Day 01: Arrive Mumbai
Upon arrival at Mumbai International airport meet with our representative at the airport arrival lounge, as he will be holding a placard of your names. After meet and greet transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 02: Mumbai - Ahmedabad (Train depart at 22:00 PM)
Today we will go for half day city sightseeing tour of Mumbai visiting Gateway of India, one of Mumbai’s most famous landmarks. It was built to commemorate the visit of King George V and Queen Mary for the Delhi Durbar in 1911. Next you will visit the Prince of Wales Museum, which was built between 1904 and 1914 and was used as a hospital during World War I. The huge structure can be spotted from a distance as sunshine sparkles on its massive marble dome. The museum houses a priceless collection of art that is considered to be one of the best in all India. It includes a rich display of miniature paintings, ancient sculptures, jade, china and much more. We drive past University of Bombay, High Court of Bombay. You will also visit the Banganga and Hanging Gardens, which are located on the crest of Malabar Hill. The gardens are a welcome oasis of green in a city built almost entirely of concrete and cement. Next you will drive through the residential area of Mumbai’s rich and famous on Malabar Hill. You will also visit the renowned city laundry called Dhobi Ghat, the Gandhi Memorial Museum and Jain Temple.
Later in the evening transfer to the Mumbai railway station to board the a/c sleeper train to Ahmedabad. Overnight stay on board.
Day 03: Arrive Ahmedabad (Train arrives at 06:35 AM)
Arrive Ahmedabad in the morning. Upon arrival at Ahmedabad railway station meet with our representative and transfer to the hotel.
After fresh-n-up we will go for full day city sightseeing tour of Ahmedabad visiting Gandhi Ashram, Hutheesing Jain temple, Adalaj Stepwell, Shreyas Folk Museum etc. Overnight stay at hotel.
Gandhi Ashram: On a quiet peaceful stretch of the Sabarmati river, Mahatma Gandhi set up a simple retreat in 1915. This was his Satyagraha Ashram and for many years it was the nerve centre of India’s freedom movement. It was from here, in 1930, that Mahatma began his famous Dandi March to the sea to protest against the Salt Tax imposed by the British. Hridaya Kunj, the simple cottage where he lived, is now a national monument and preserved as it was during the Mahatma’s life-time.
Hutheesing Jain Temple: Built outside the Delhi Gate in 1850 by a rich Jain merchant, the Hutheesing Temple is the best known of Ahmedabad’s many ornate Jain temples.
Adalaj Step-well: It is situated 17 kms north of Ahmedabad. The step well at the village of Adalaj is another fine example of this magnificent architectural form. Adalaj Vav is richly carved, every pillar and wall surface covered with leaves and flowers, birds and fishes and friezes of ornamental designs.
Shreyas Folk Museum: Shreyas Folk Museum is an educational museum exhibiting folk arts and crafts of Gujarat. It is located 2.5km west of Sabarmati in the suburbs of Ahmedabad district. As the name suggests, the exhibits at the museum include art, craft, textile and clothing, coins, weapons, toys, costumes, masks, puppets and musical instruments. One of the highlights at this museum is a complete elephant skeleton (3.19m high). The museum is open from 10.30am to 1.30pm and from 2.00pm to 5.30pm on all days except Mondays and public holidays. Photography is not allowed and visitors are charged a modest fee.
Day 04: Ahmedabad - Modhera - Ahmedabad - Udaipur (Train depart at 23:00 PM)
Today we will go for an excursion to the Sun Temple of Modhera. En-route we will visit the Jain temples of Patan, which are more 100 years old. The most important being the Mahavir Swami Derasar in Dhandherwad and the other being the Rani ki Vav, an excellent example of subterranean architecture of Gujarat.
Further drive to visit the sun temple, the architectural master piece at Modhera. Later in the afternoon return to Ahmedabad. Upon arrival transfer to the railway station to board the a/c sleeper train for Udaipur. Overnight stay on board.
Day 05: Udaipur (Train Arrives at 09:20 AM)
Arrive Udaipur. Upon arrival at Udaipur railway station meet with our representative and transfer to hotel.
After fresh-n-up we will go for full day city sightseeing tour of the romantic Lake City of Udaipur. Udaipur famous for the stunning white marble Palace built on an island in the Lake Pichola. It was the former Palace of the Maharana and now converted to one of the most glamorous hotels in India. The tour will cover the magnificent City Palace, the Jagdish temple, the pleasure gardens and a drive around the other nearby lakes.
The magnificent City Palace, which is simply enormous - an assemblance of not one but four separate palaces covering some four acres of area and exceeding all other palaces for colossal grandeur. Here you will marvel at rooms with mirrored walls and ivory doors, colored glass windows and inlaid marble balconies; and the Peacock Courtyard.
In the afternoon we will enjoy a boat cruise on Lake Pichola at sunset visiting the Jagmandir Island - in the middle of the Romantic Lake Pichola. It commands a magnificent view of the City Palace, Lake Palace and Sajjangarh Fort, on its own island, and it is where Prince Khurram was given refuge in the 17th century. Later return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 06: Udaipur - Jodhpur
Today we will leave for Jodhpur, en-route we will visit the Jain temple of Ranakpur. Further continue drive to Jodhpur. Upon arrival check into the hotel. Overnight stay hotel.
Day 07: Jodhpur - Jaisalmer (Train depart at 12:45 PM)
Morning after breakfast sightseeing tour of Jodhpur city. It is the largest city in Rajasthan after Jaipur, Jodhpur stands at the edge of the Thar Desert. It was founded by Rao Jodha. The sightseeing in Jodhpur includes Mehrangarh Fort - one of the most impressive & formidable in the whole of fort-studded Rajasthan is situated on a high natural rock bluff and from which you can look down on the wonderful panorama of the bustling city, further visit to the Jaswant Thada - the Royal Cenotaphs.
Later in the evening transfer to the railway station to board the a/c sleeper train for Jaisalmer. Overnight stay on board.
Day 08: Arrive Jaisalmer (Train arrives at 05:30 AM)
Arrive Jaisalmer in the afternoon. Upon arrival at Jaisalmer railway station meet with our representative and transfer to the hotel. Morning free at leisure. In the evening we go for an excursion to Sam Sand Dunes to enjoy a camel safari and enjoy sun set at sand dune. Later in the evening leave for Jaisalmer. Upon arrival check into the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 09: Jaisalmer - Jaipur (Train depart at 17:15 PM)
After breakfast we will have city tour of Jaisalmer. Visiting the mighty Jaislamer Fort - The fort was built by the king Rao Jaisal in 1156 AD, so its name derived. Jaisalmer Fort stands proudly amidst the golden stretches of the great Thar Desert, on Trikuta Hill, and has been the scene of many battles.
Further we will visit Manak Chowk and Havelis of Jaisalmer also visit the Gadisar lake, and its colorful market. Later return to the hotel for fresh-n-up.
Jaisalmer town in India was founded by Prince Jaisal Bhatti. It is located deep in the heart of the Thar desert. Centuries ago Jaisalmer's strategic position on the camel train routes brought it's townspeople enormous wealth that they spent on building intricately carved palaces and temples in golden-yellow sandstone.
These fortresses of Jaisalmer called as "Havelis of Jaisalmer" are like a mirage from the barren Thar Desert.
On either side of the narrow lanes are the sandstone havelis, with stone carvings, screen windows, delicate pavilions & balconies. These beautiful Havelis (Mansions) were built by Jaisalmer's wealthy merchants.
Later in the evening transfer to the railway station to board the train for Jaipur. Overnight stay on board.
Day 10: Arrive Jaipur (Train arrives at 11:35 AM)
Arrive Jaipur in the morning. Upon arrival at Jaipur railway station meets with our representative and transfer to the hotel. Early check in will be subject to availability.
In the afternoon city sightseeing tour of Jaipur visiting the massive City Palace - It is located in the mid of this walled city will provide an idea about the farsightedness of the founder of Jaipur Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh. He left behind a legacy of some of the most imposing and magnificent architecture in the city. The City palace is a blend of Mughal and Rajput architecture and the ex-royal family still lives in a part of the palace. Further we will visit to Jantar Mantar (observatory), Palace of Winds, Birla temple. In the evening return to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 11: Jaipur - Agra (Train depart at 15:20 PM and arrives at 21:15 PM)
After breakfast an excursion of Amer Fort ascend Fort on Elephants back Capital of Rajasthan Jaipur was founded by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh in 1728 A.D. It is also called Pink City because most houses in old city are pink colored. The city is surrounded by thick wall 20 feet high and 9 feet wide with eight gates. Ajmeri gate and the Sanganeri gate in the south, Chandpole gate in west and the Ghat Darwaza in the east are the main gates. The city is surrounded by the hills except in the southwest. Fort and the temples can be seen on the hills.
Later in the afternoon transfer to the railway station to board the train for Agra. Upon arrival at Agra railway station meet with our representative and transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 12: Agra - Delhi (Train depart at 18:55 PM and arrive at 22:00 PM)
Today we will visit the famous Taj Mahal at dawn. Taj Mahal was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan as a memorial to his queen Mumtaz Mahal, made out of white marble took 22 years to complete (1630-1652 AD).
After visit we will return to the hotel for fresh-n-up and breakfast. After breakfast we will visit the Agra fort, built by Akbar in 1565 as a military establishment. The Fort was made by red sandstone. During the reign of Shah Jahan it was partially converted into a palace.
Further we will Itimad-ud-daulah's Tomb or Baby Taj, this exquisite marble tomb was made by Emperor Jahangir's queen, Nur Jahan , in the memory of her father Mirza Ghiyas Beg during 1622-1628 A.D. Built entirely in white marble and inlaid with semi-precious stones, this mausoleum on the bank of the Yamuna River, exhibits a b Persian influence.
Late in the evening transfer to the railway station to board the train for Delhi. Upon arrival at Delhi railway station meet with our representative and transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 13: Delhi
After breakfast we will go for a guided tour of Old Delhi, the 17th century walled city of Shah Jahanabad, Visiting the great Jama Masjid, the principal mosque of Old Delhi. Built in the year 1656 AD by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, it is the largest & best known mosque in India.
Further we will visit the monuments and historical places of New Delhi, here we will visit Raj Ghat, memorial to the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi. It is a simple black marble platform that marks the spot of his cremation on 31 January 1948. Further we drive past India Gate, memorial built in the year 1931 to commemorate the Indian soldiers who died in the World War I & the Afghan Wars. The names of the soldiers who died in these wars are inscribed on the walls. President's House, the official residence of the President of India, built in the year 1931. Until 1950 it was known as Viceroy's House & served as the residence of the Governor-General of British India.
We will also visit Humayun's Tomb, memorial of Mughal Emperor Humayun. The complex is a World Heritage Site & the first example of this type of Mughal architecture in India. Qutub Minar, built in the year 1206 by Qutub-ud-din Aibek. It is the tallest (72m) brick minaret in the world, an important example of Indo - Islamic Architecture.
In the evening transfer to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 14: Delhi - Departure
Transfer to the international airport to board the train for onward destination.
Tour & services Ends.