Flight to India
Around Midnight arrival in
Delhi. The cosmopolitan City and capital Delhi is the main
gateway for travelers. You are met by an Indo Vacations
representative and transferred to your Hotel.
02. Old - New Delhi
This morning is at leisure. Afternoon sightseeing in Old Delhi. We
take a Rickshaw Ride parallel to the
Red Fort through the old city and famous Silk Road and Silver
Bazaar. Sightseeing of Old Delhi includes "Rajghat", the site where
Mahatma Gandhi was cremated and
Jama Masjid, the great mosque of old Delhi. Today we also visit
the famous "Humayun
Tomb" which is the first substantial example of Mughal
architecture in India and "Qutub
Minar". "Qutub Minar" is 71 meter high and consists of five
stories. In 1199 work began on this tower which was intended to be
the most glorious tower of victory in the world. This tower was
damaged twice and repaired in 1326 and 1368. Before we proceed to
the Hotel we drive through the embassy area in New Delhi where we
and see some impressive Government Buildings.
03. Delhi - Udaipur
breakfast we drive to the airport for the flight to
Arrival in Udaipur in the afternoon. The rest of the day at leisure.
In the evening we have a Boat ride on the
lake Pichola. The famous
Lake Palace of Udaipur was the summer residence of the former
rulers. The James bond Film Octopussy was shot here and made this
palace more known in the west.
Today we visit Udaipur, also known as the city of sunrise. We start
our sightseeing with the visit of
Sahelion-Ki-Bari. This Garden of
the Maids of Honour is well laid out with extensive lawns and shady
walks. After the visit of Garden of Maids we visit a Museum of folk
art. This museum has a rich collection of Folk dresses, ornaments,
puppets, masks, dolls, folk musical instruments and paintings on
display. After a break we visit the
City palace, the biggest Palace in
India, where 4 generations of
Maharajas added their contribution, is so carefully planned and
integrated with the original buildings that it is difficult to
believe that it was not conceived as a whole. The museum of the
palace includes the beautiful peacock mosaic and miniature wall
paintings of Indian mythology. Today we have an opportunity to visit
a traditional painting school and see the famous miniature
Day 05. Udaipur -
Deogarh (about 280 km)
Today we take leave from the city of sunrise and drive to Deogarh.
In Deogarh we enjoy the overnight stay in a
Maharaja Palace which
has been converted into a Hotel. We have the rest of the day at
leisure and therefore enough time to relax and have a walk in the
Bazaar of this small town.
Day 06. Deogarh -
Today we take
leave from Deogarh and drive to Rohetgarh.
Rohetgarh is famous for
its fort of 17th century which is now a luxury heritage hotel. We
will be welcomed by the royal family personally. We are invited to
relax in spacious varandah lounges decorated with historic trophies
or we can relax at the beautifully designed swimming pool. We also
take time to visit local people where we are received with warmth
Day 07. Rohetpur -
Jodhpur (about 50 km)
After breakfast we drive to
The city was once the capital of the princely state of Marwar (Land
of death). Jodhpur is the second largest city in
is also known as the blue city as most of the houses of the old city
are painted blue. The old city is surrounded by a huge 10 km long
wall which has 101 bastions and seven gates. Jodhpur lies on the
once strategic Delhi-Gujarat trading route and the marwaris
benefited from the passing traffic of opium, copper, silk which was
traded to China. We will visit the
Mehrangarh Fort (majestic fort). Mehrangarh Fort was built on a
steep hill and is among the best in India with exquisitely latticed
windows in residential apartments within. We also visit the
Thada, a royal cenotaph built in white marble. After the sightseeing
we have a walk through the Bazaars of Jodhpur.
Day 08. Jodhpur -
After breakfast we drive to Roopangarh. Rest day at leisure.
Day 09. Roopangarh -
Jaipur (about 120 km)
Today we leave Roopangarh and drive to the Pink City
This city owes its name, foundations and careful planning to the
great warrior and astronomer, Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II. Jaipur is
the capital of Rajasthan and famous for its
handicrafts and precious
and semiprecious stones. In the afternoon we visit the
City palace which is still the formal residence of the royal
family, built in a blend of the Rajasthani and Mughal architecture.
In the museum of the city palace we visit the private collection of
the Jaipur Maharajas. We continue to
Jantar Mantar, a stone observatory, the largest of Jai Singh's
five remarkable observatories. It's complex instruments reveals us
the secrets of medieval Indian astronomy.
Day 10. Jaipur
After breakfast we drive to the ancient capital of
Amber, laying 11 km. away from Jaipur. Amber was the ancient
capital of Kachhawaha dynasty for 6 centuries before it was moved to
newly created Jaipur. We will ascend to the Palace Fortress on the
back of an Elephant. Enroute to Amber we will visit the
Mahal (Palace of the Winds), built in 1799 AD, it contains 953
small casements with each having its own balcony. The windows
enabled cool air to circulate and the ladies to watch processions
below without being seen. In the afternoon we have a walk through
the colourful Bazaar of Jaipur and visit a factory to see the famous
block printing work being done since centuries in Jaipur. In the
evening we drive through the new city of Jaipur and visit "Laxmi
Narayan Mandir", a Hindu temple made out of white marble. We might
have an opportunity here to observe a prayer ceremony. Today we have
dinner with a presentation of Indian music and dance.
Day 11. Jaipur -
Fatehpur Sikri - Agra (about 260 km)
Today we leave Rajasthan, the biggest state in India and drive
through a series of fields, small towns and villages in direction of
Agra. Enroute we make a stop and visit
Fatehpur Sikri, which was once an imperial capital frozen in
time, constructed by Akbar the Great in the 16th century. This
wonderful city constructed by red sand stones was abandoned as
abruptly as it had been built. It has been generally stated that it
was due to failing in the water supply. Late evening arrival in
Agra. Rest of the day at leisure.
Day 12. Agra
We start today our sightseeing by a visit to the
Agra Fort, built by three of the greatest Mughal emperors. The
construction of this massive structure began in 1565 under Akbar's
reign and continued till the time of his grandson's reign, Shah
Jahan who built the impressive imperial quarters and mosque. After
the visit of Agra Fort we proceed to visit the most beautiful
monument of India, the
Taj Mahal, an enduring monument to love, with a continually
fulfilling beauty. It was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan
between 1631-52, as a tomb and memorial to his beloved wife Mumtaz
Mahal (Jewel of the Palace), who died at the age of 39 giving birth
to her 14th child. We spend enough time at Taj Mahal to take this
impressive memory home. After the visit of Taj Mahal we have a look
at the famous fine marble inlay work which is still being done in
Agra by the descendants of the families of builders and artists of
the Taj Mahal.
Day 13. Agra - Delhi
In the morning, after having our Breakfast we drive to Delhi.
Arrival in Delhi in the afternoon. The rest of the day at leisure.
(opportunity for the last shopping or enjoy a message in the Hotel)
14. Flight to Home
Around midnight flight to home destination.
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Our Services Include:
Accommodation in double rooms on twin sharing basis with bath and WC
Rooms on the departure day.
Rickshaw Drive in Delhi.
Elephant Ride in Amber.
Boat Ride in Udaipur.
One Dinner will be with a presentation of Indian music and dance in
Services of qualified local guides (English speaking or languages of
at every place of
All Transfers and departures on arrival and departure by Indo
All Transfers and Sightseeing throughout the tour by an
groups an with individual air-conditioned bus (Except Standard
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