18 Days Itinerary Covering : Delhi - Jhansi - Khajuraho - Jhansi - Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Ranthambore National Park - Jaipur - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Udaipur - Mumbai
The exciting tour takes you to the best of Indian destinations covering ancient monuments at Orchha, erotic sculptures at Khajuraho, monument of love Taj Mahal at Agra, abandoned city Fatehpur Sikri, exotic wildlife at Ranthambore national Park, artistry and architecture at Pink City Jaipur, formidable fort at Bikaner, Jaisalmer and Jodhpur, city of lake Udaipur and celluloid capital of India Mumbai.
Arrive at Delhi airport where pour representative will meet and escort you to the hotel where you’ll stay overnight.
Venture on the day long sightseeing tour of the New Delhi, the capital of India. You are slated to visit Gandhi Memorials including Raj Ghat and Shanti Van, Red Fort, Jama Masjid and bustling street of Chandni Chowk.
Later, you’ll also pay visit to sights such as Humayun’s Tomb, Qutb Minar, India Gate, Parliament House, Laxmi Narain Temple and Connaught Place.
Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Today, you’ll check out from the hotel and board a train to Jhansi. Breakfast on board the train. On arriving Jhansi, you’ll be driven to Khajuraho en route visiting Orchha. At Orchha you’ll be visiting magnificent Jahangir Mahal, Raj Mahal and old temples.
Resume your journey to Khajuraho. You’ll be arriving Khajuraho in the evening. Check into a hotel and spend the evening at leisure.
Overnight at Khajuraho hotel.
Today, you’ll be exploring the celebrated Kama Sutra temples at Khajuraho known for their erotic sculptures. Although the sculptures are erotic in nature, they tell volumes about the lifestyle of the medieval people. Visit the Eastern, Western and Southern group of temples.
Retire to the comfort of your hotel room after a full day of sightseeing.
Later you will return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
After breakfast check out of the hotel and board a train for Agra. As soon as you arrive in Agra, you’ll be transferred to the hotel. Check in. Evening at leisure. Spend the night at hotel.
The next day, engage yourself in a day long sightseeing expedition of Agra city. Visit the splendid Taj Mahal, the monument of love built by Shah Jahan in memory of his consort Mumtaz Mahal in 1653. You’ll also be visiting Agra Fort and its myriads of monuments such as Musamman Burj, Sheesh Mahal, Diwan-e-Aam, Diwan-e-Khas and Takht-e-Taus. Also visit Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daula and Sikandra.
Evening, you’ll be exploring the shops of Agra buying the souvenirs and keepsakes. Retire to your hotel after an eventful day.
Today you are scheduled to drive to Ranthambore, home to world famous Ranthambore National Park and Tiger Reserve. En route, pay a visit to Fatehpur Sikri, an abandoned capital of Akbar.
On arriving at Ranthambore, you’ll be putting up at a hotel. Evening is at leisure. Explore the surroundings. The dinner will be served at resort.
Overnight stay in Ranthambore.
Venture on jungle safari today and enjoy the sights of exquisite wildlife species. Hemmed in the rocky ridges, this breathtaking park was announced a National Park in 1980. In the middle lies a formidable Ranthambore Fort. The Park is one of India’s Project Tiger reserves and boasts of a wide variety of flora and fauna.
In the afternoon, you’ll be heading for Jaipur, the Pink City. On arriving, you’ll be escorted to a city hotel where you’ll check in for night stay.
Evening is at leisure. Visit the local markets. Night stay is scheduled in Jaipur.
After a sumptuous breakfast, you’ll embark on a daylong sightseeing trip in and around the city. First, you’ll visit the impressive Fort of Amber. Amber was the capital of Jaipur state before Jai Singhs moved to Jaipur. This imposing palace-fort is a specimen of Rajput artistry and architecture. Later in the day, explore sights such as the City Palace Complex, Hawa Mahal or Palace of Winds, Jantar Mantar or Royal Observatory and Nahargarh Fort.
Dinner is scheduled at a rustic style restaurant Chokhi Dhani where you can gorge on an array of Rajasthani cuisine.
Retire to the hotel for night stay.
On Day 10 of Splendor India Tour, you’ll hit the road to Bikaner. On reaching, check into a hotel.
Afternoon, you’ll be escorted to visit the Junagarh Fort and Lalgarh Palace. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel in Bikaner. Junagarh fort was constructed by Raja Rai Singh during 1588-93. Surajpol is the main entrance to the fort. Inside, you’ll visit Diwan-e-Aam, Diwan-e-Khas, Phool Mahal, Badal Mahal and Anup Mahal. Lalgarh Palace was built by Maharaja Ganga Singh. It’s out-and-out elegance, with intricate work on lattices, balconies and galleries.
Stay overnight at hotel.
You’ll proceed for onward destination Jaisalmer. The desert city takes pride in its beautiful sand dunes and a giant sandstone citadel. On arriving, check into a hotel. Afternoon is free to explore the city. You’ll come across narrow streets lined with whitewashed houses. Pay visits to Jaisalmer Fort, Jain Temple and Maharaja’s Palace. Also visit famous Rajput havelis.
The tour to Jaisalmer is incomplete without enjoying a camel safari. You’ll get to enjoy the camel ride in the charming sand dunes in the evening.
Dinner and overnight stay is scheduled at the hotel.
Post breakfast, you’ll leave for Jodhpur, the blue city. En route visit the beautiful temple at Ossian. On reaching, check into a city hotel.
Later, visit once indomitable Mehrangarh Fort, the largest fort in Rajasthan. Also visit the Umaid Bhavan Palace, regarded world’s largest private residence. The palace was built by Maharaja Umaid Singh in 1943. There’s no mortar used to join the bricks. Instead, the entire building is made of interlocking pieces of carved stones.
Return to hotel after a day full of activities.
Today, you’ll be driven to the famous attractions around the Blue City. You’ll visit exquisite Ranakpur Temple which is supported on 1444 craved pillars. Later, you’ll proceed towards Kumbhalgarh Fort and Mehrangarh Fort.
Afternoon, sign off from the hotel and head for Udaipur. On reaching, check into a hotel in Udaipur. Evening is at leisure. Unwind and relax in the comfort of your hotel room.
The next day after breakfast, you’ll be taken on a sightseeing trip of the Udaipur City. The Lake City Udaipur is one of the most beautiful cities in India and regarded as the Best City of the World by Travel and Leisure Magazine. Tour the City Palace, Museum, Jag Mandir, Jagdish Temple and Sahelion Ki Bari.
In the evening, enjoy an exciting boat road on Lake Pichola. Dinner and night stay is scheduled at hotel in Udaipur.
Today, you are scheduled to fly to Mumbai.
Check out from the hotel. You’ll be driven to the legendary fort of Chittorgarh, visiting Padmini's Palace, Man Palace, the Towers of Peace and Victory. Later, you’ll be driven to airport where you’ll board the flight to Mumbai. On arriving, check into a city hotel for overnight stay.
This day, after a zesty breakfast, you’ll be taken on a Mumbai sightseeing trip. You’ll be driven to famous attractions such as Gateway of India, Chowpatti Beach, Afghan Church, Haji Ali Tomb, Marine Drive and Chhatrapati Shivaji Sangrahalaya or Prince Of Wales Museum.
Evening is free for exploring markets. Retire to hotel after an eventful day.
Your amazing Splendor of India tour ends today. You’ll be assisted to transfer to airport for boarding the flight back home.
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