Duration13 Nights 14 Days
DestinationsDelhi - Agra - Jaipur - Ranthambhor - Bundi - Chittorgarh - Dungarpur - Udaipur - Delhi
Day 1: Arrive Delhi
Welcome to India, You will be received by Premium India Tour representative at international airport and assisted to your hotel. In the Hotel you will have a brief description of your tour and the representative will hand over your documents regarding the tour, Overnight at Hotel.
Day 2: Delhi (Sight-seeing tour)
After breakfast take sightseeing tour of historic city visiting Old Delhi visiting the majestic Red Fort, a marvel in red sandstone, Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India, both built by emperor Shah Jahan of Taj Mahal fame, Rajghat - memorial of Mahatma Gandhi & a Rickshaw ride past through the silver street in Chandani Chowk, the city tour continues covering New Delhi, visiting Rashtrapati Bhawan, one-time imperial residence of the British viceroys; the India Gate, a memorial raised in honour of the Indian soldiers martyred during the Afghan war; the Laxmi Narayan Temple, built by the Birlas, one of India's leading industrial families; Humayun's Tomb, lotus shaped Bhai's Temple , Qutub Minar , built by Qutub-ud-din Aibek of the Slave Dynasty; in the evening you can visit see speculative Light and Sound Show at Red Fort. Overnight at hotel.
Day 3: Agra
After breakfast, depart for Agra en route visit the Sikandra, mausoleum of Emperor Akbar built in 1492, The Tomb is combination of Muslims and Hindu Architectural styles. After visit continue to drive to Agra, on arrival transfer to hotel. After lunch you visit to witness incomparable Taj Mahal with its' speculative view. Taj Mahal, the architectural modern day wonder of the world; this monument is a fine example of the fusion of many architectural styles is one of the wonders of the modern world. Taj, endowed it with some of the loveliest buildings in the world. The tour continues with a visit to the Agra Fort from where one can get the most moving view of the Taj from the little octagonal tower in the Agra Fort which lies across the river Jamuna, followed by visit to Pearl Mosque and the Tomb of Itamad-ud-Daula built by Empress Noorjehan in memory of her father. In the evening you may visit to the souvenirs market of Agra, one should visit Oswal Emporium where they have built a Mini Taj Mahal inside their showroom and it took 10 years for the artists to complete the mini replica of the Taj. The show room conducts free sound & light show showing the eras of Taj Mahal. overnight at hotel.
Note: Taj Mahal is closed on every Friday
Day 4: Jaipur
After breakfast drive to Jaipur en route visit Old deserted town of Mughal Dynasty - Fatehpur Sikri built in red sandstone in honour of Saint Salim Chisti who foretold the birth of 3 sons to Emperor Akbar, is an example of robust stability combined with originality. Each important edifice here represents a type by itself. Notable among them is the Diwan-e-Khas, Punch Mahal, the Tomb of Salim Chisti, and the Bulund Darwaza. Later continue to proceed to Jaipur. Rest of the day at leisure, in the evening hours enjoy walking in the colorful streets and bazaars of Jaipur City. The beauty of Jaipur is that its unique architecture and town planning is visible at even the most common places such as its squares and lanes. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 5: Jaipur
After a leisurely breakfast, visit the majestic Amber Fort, is one that cannot be easily described. Ride up on Elephants to the former capital of the royals set against the backdrop of the wooded hills. Later visit the Palace of Winds also known as Hawa mahal, this elaborate building, now little more than a façade, is encrusted with delicate screen sand carved balconies from which the royal ladies, confined to their quarters, could sneak views of the outside world. Past, present and future merge at Jai Singh's observatory, where time has been accurately measured since the 17th century. Evening enjoy dinner at Chokhi dani (an ethnic village resort) where you will have an idea of the village life of Rajasthan here you will also enjoy various traditional Rajasthani dances, puppet show and various other interesting activities. Overnight at hotel.
Days 6 Jaipur
Morning walking tour of some interesting streets and squares of the Pink City to catch glimpses of the habitual patterns of its people, which even includes attending heart-rending prayers at Sri Govind Devji temple. Optional day tour to Sanganer town (for block printing factories) or a lunch at Samode Palace. Sunset view of Jaipur from the imposing Nahargarh fort. Overnight at hotel.
Day 7: Jaipur - Ranthambhore
Morning drive to Ranthambhore- famous for the wildlife sanctuary which is said to have the India's friendliest Tigers and also considered to be the best place in the world to photograph the tiger in its natural habitat. Arrive Ranthambhore & transfer to hotel. Afternoon 3 hrs Jungle safaris in a Canter (a vehicle which is open on the top) enjoy the game viewing in the national park. Overnight at hotel.
Day 8: Ranthambhore - Bundi
Early morning Jungle safari in National Park, Later drive to Bundi & transfer to hotel. Later in the day enjoy visiting Bundi, a charming little historic Rajasthani town having everything - impressive fort, beautiful palaces and exotic colorful bazaars - minus all the tourist hype. Bundi is still a virgin tourist spot. The town still seems living in medieval ages and nothing seems to have changed in the past many years.
The impressive palace houses "chittrashala", the collection of famous Bundi murals. It is an open courtyard with gallery around a garden of fountains, has splendid miniatures depicting scenes from the Radha-Krishna story. Right on top of the hill is majestic Taragarh Fort, the interesting fort is worth exploring for hours.
Bundi is most famous for its baoris (stepwells) as there are many impressive ones such as the Raniji ki Baori. There are many tanks and lakes in and around Bundi that are worth a visit. The town's medieval looking bazaars offer enormous photography opportunities. The 84-pillared cenotaph is also worth a look and so is the beautiful countryside around the town. The best feature about Bundi is that it is still not a popular tourist attraction hence no official ways of sightseeing. The ideal way is to explore the attractions on your own with no chance of being hassled!, overnight at Hotel
Days 09: Bundi - Chittaurgarh (Chittorgarh)
After breakfast drive to Chittaurgarh. The road towards Chittaurgarh is a complete stretch of unexplored and untouched countryside, which promises many surprises like rural bazaars and fairs on the way. On the route is Bijoliyan, which once had 100 temples of which three ancient temples are still surviving. 16 kilometers shorter is Menal having Shiva temples dating back to the Gupta period. An impressive waterfall flows near the temples during the monsoons. Arrive and check in your hotel, later proceed for sightseeing of Chittaurgarh Fort - Believed to have been constructed by the Mori rulers in the 7th century, this fort is located on a 180m high hill, covering 700 acres. "Tablets" and "Chattris" lie between several monumental gates. Visit Padmini Palace - The palace of the legendary queen of Mewar. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 10 & 11: Dungarpur
Afternoon drive to Dungarpur, a small town nestling in the Aravalli Hills, The region is more or less untouched of modern civilization and there is not much of urban landscape. There are a few places in this region, which are reasonably equipped to enable the tourists to appreciate the area's beauty. There is a charming 18th century palace by the picturesque Gaib Sagar Lake known as Udai Bilas Palace, part of which is an idyllic hotel. On arrival check you hotel, rest of the time at leisure. Next day enjoy sightseeing of Juna Mahal, old palace to see the colourful and vibrant frescoes, exquisite miniature paintings, glass and mirror inlay work and explore the near by villages. Later in the evening proceed to the top of the hill to watch the sun set over the hills. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 12 : Dungarpur - Udaipur
Morning drive towards Udaipur and visit Molela village for its fine terracotta craft before finally checking in. Later sightseeing tour of Udaipur covering City Palace and Saheliyon ki Bari. Evening free to explore the interesting labyrinths around Jagdish temple on your own. Overnight at hotel
Day 13 : Udaipur
After breakfast take a sightseeing tour of Udaipur, visiting City Palace built in 1559, a small palace over looking at the Lake Pichola, the additions were made to it by successive Kings of Udaipur gradually evolved become the larges place in Rajasthan, Main attraction of Place are Durbar Hall, Crystal Gallery, Palace Museum and Jagdish Temple. Later visit Saheli Ki Bari that is a small ornamental garden built in the honour of Royal Ladies for recreational purpose and visit Lok Kala Mandal collection of folk art items like folk dresses, ornaments, puppets ,masks, dolls folk musical instruments, folk deities and paintings. Opened seven days a week, puppet shows and folk dancing are conducted every evening from 1800 to 1900 in an adjacent open air theatre. & Shilpgram to see the village arts & crafts. Followed by visit to Eklingji & Nagda Temples - built in white marble with a double storied porch on the bank of Lake Bageela - 22 kms from Udaipur. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 13: By Flight Delhi
Morning at leisure, in time transfer to airport to board the flight for Delhi, At Delhi meet and assistance in time transfer to International airport for your flight back to home.