Day 1 – Arrival in Delhi
Upon arrival in Delhi airport after passing through customs and immigration, you will be met by your representative/chauffer from Alishba Holidays and taken to the hotel for check in.
Day 2 –Delhi Sightseeing
After breakfast our guide will meet you in the hotel lobby for a full day sightseeing of Delhi.
Delhi is one of the most ancient and historical city of India and capital city too. You will be visiting both old and New Delhi.
You will visit largest mosque of India, Jama Masjid built in 1650 and from the mosque glimpse of Red Fort can be had.
You will visit Raj Ghat where mortal remains of Mahatma Gandhi were cremated. You will visit mausoleum of second Mughal emperor Humayun dating back 16th century, the first example of Persian style garden tomb and forerunner of world famous Taj Mahal.
You will drive past India gate built to commemorate sacrifice of Indian soldiers in World War I and will be driving past Parliament House and Rashtrapati Bhawan or President House which used to be the Viceroy’s house during British.
Later, after lunch break at local restaurant (not included), Visit iconic Qutub Minar, the largest tower construction of world in bricks dating back 12th century A.D.
Day 3– Delhi to Agra
After having breakfast check out from the hotel and drive to Agra.
On arrival in Agra check in to the Hotel and Take rest, here you will be staying for two nights.
Optional: In the evening you may opt “Mohabbat- the Taj” a live Musical show based on romantic story of Emperor Shahjahan & Empress Mumtaz Mahal (on extra charge).
Day 4 – Agra Sightseeing
Agra is another most ancient and historical city of India. It is believed that Agra was exist on map of India during the period of Lord Krishna but Agra reached to its zenith during Mughals when emperor Akbar made it capital city.
After breakfast get ready to witness world famous Taj Mahal, a saga of love or a poem on marble which only true love could create.
Taj Mahal built in 17th century by 5th Mughal emperor Shahjahan in the loving memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal, took 17 years to complete when over 20 thousand people worked on it.
Later visit Agra Fort, which was the main residence of Mughals till the capital, was shifted from Agra to Delhi.
After Lunch break at a local restaurant (not included), Visit Itimad-ud-Daula also known as Baby Taj, built in 1628 by 4th Mughal Empress for her parents. It is first edifice of India where marble used for decoration in entire building and pietra dura was also used along with frescoes.
Later visit Mehtab Bagh (Moon lit Garden) located on the opposite side of the Taj across river Yamuna from where the best view of Taj Mahal can be had. Back in to hotel.
Day 5- Agra to Jaipur en-route Fatehpur Sikri
Have your breakfast and drive to Agra en-route visit deserted city of Fatehpur Sikri dating back 16th century. It was founded by third Mughal emperor Akbar, the great.
Mostly city is ruined now but some amazing palaces as Deewan e Aam, Deewan e Khas, Panch Mahal, Khwabgaah etc. are worth visit. That’s the place where Emperor Akbar started his “Sulahkul policy” which can be considered secular policy of the time to create and establish communal harmony in India.
Later drive to Jaipur and check in to hotel.
Day 6- Jaipur Sightseeing
Jaipur is first planned city of India and capital city of Rajasthan state.
After breakfast start your sightseeing with photographic stop at Hawa Mahal (Palace of Wind) and visit 16th century Amber Fort which used to be capital seat of Jaipur rulers prior to foundation of modern Jaipur city. Amber Fort contains Jaleb Chowk (Parade ground), Deewan-E-Aam (the hall of public audience), beautifully painted Ganesh pole, palace of mirrors and Zanan Khana, the Harem.
Take a photo stop at Jal Mahal and have a lunch break (not included).
Visit world famous stone observatory known as Jantar Mantar built in 1728 but still all instruments are functional and later visit Maharaja’s City Palace where Royal family of Jaipur still residing but that part is not open for visitors. Rest part of the palace has been converted into the museum. This museum is having Textile Gallery, Sabha Niwas, an Armory and largest silver vessels of the world are also displayed, and each of them is having a capacity of 900 gallons of water.
Back in to hotel.
Day 7- Jaipur to Jodhpur
After having breakfast drive to Jodhpur which was founded in 1459 by Maharaja Rao Jodha Singh, also known as Sun City and due to its blue painted houses, the Blue City.
Upon arrival in Jodhpur, check in to the hotel and rest.
Day 8- Jodhpur Sightseeing
After breakfast, Visit Mehrangarh Fort situated at hilltop. This is one of the beautiful forts in India. This Mehrangarh Fort is also converted in to the museum having many attractions as Howda Khana, Palki Khana, Shringar Chowki, Daulat Khana, ornate Phool Mahal, Cradle House, Moti Mahal, Zanana etc.
Visit Jaswant Thada, memorial to one of the Jodhpur King Maharaja Jaswant Singh II and many other royal family members were also cremated there.
Later enjoy a Jeep Safari to experience rural life of Marwar region. In this safari you will visit a village where potters live and in a potter’s house you will experience how practiced hands of a potter giving shape to different stuffs on potter’s wheel which is still being driven by hands. You will visit a farm house also to enjoy life of farmers. During this jeep safari to village you may see some deer, antelopes and other wild life.
Back in to hotel.
Day 9- Jodhpur to Udaipur en-route Ranakpur
After breakfast, leave Jodhpur for Udaipur en-route visiting Ranakpur.
Ranakpur is a small village but having one of the renowned Jain Temple of India. This temple was built by a Jain devotee for which land donated by King of Mewar. This temple is so intricately carved in white marble and having 1444 pillars carved in different designs.
NOTE: Dress code is applicable in this temple. Shorts and sleeve less not allowed and we must take our shoes off before entering into the temple. Water, edibles, leather items and all type of toxic products are not allowed in temple.
Later, continue drive to Udaipur.
Upon arrival in Udaipur, check in to hotel and rest.
Day 10- Udaipur Sightseeing
Today, after breakfast, visit Saheliyon ki Bari (garden of maidens) and Maharaja’s City Palace which is a museum now. Visit Jagdish Temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu and has ornate carving work.
Later enjoy a boat ride in Lake Pichhola on sharing basis.
Day 11- Udaipur to Delhi to Fly back Home
This morning, drive back to Delhi fly back home
- Hotel accommodation in luxury/budgetary hotels as per demand.
- Pick-up & Drop facilities by our representative/chauffeur.
- Mineral Water to be served during the sightseeing.
- Transport from parking to the monument at Taj Mahal & Fatehpur Sikri.
- Transportation with a well experienced licensed driver.
- Well experienced English/concerned language speaking tour guide service.
- All tolls, taxes, and parking charges.
- All currently applicable hotel taxes.
- Any Airfare & Airport taxes.
- Entrances Tickets of all monuments.
- Lunch/Dinner/Drinks etc.
- Camera fees / Video Camera fees wherever applicable.
- Any kind of personal expenses or optional tour/ extra tour if desired.
- Medical and travel insurance.
- The services of vehicle is not included on leisure days after finishing the sight seeing as per the itinerary.
- Visa Services.