DAY 01 : Arrive Mumbai
DAY 02: Mumbai Sightseeing
Welcome to India! You are about to embark upon a magical journey through the lands ruled by great emperors! On your trip, you would enjoy the hospitality, grandeur, art, culture and cuisine of this great nation. Buckle your seat belts, sit back and enjoy!
Upon you arrival at Mumbai Airport, after a warm welcome pick up from Airport and transfer to hotel. Rest the day free for leisure and overnight at Hotel.
DAY 03:Mumbai – Aurangabad
Morning after breakfast get ready for the ultimate experience of this incredible Bollywood city with the two faces one is full of Rich & luxurious and the second one is where people is struggling for their livelihood - the people who struggle daily for the basic necessary need of living.
Things to Experience
- Dhobhi Ghat
- Meet the lunch boxes man.
- Lord Krishna Temple.
- Victorian Gothic architecture, railway station
- Gateway of India
- Juhu Beach
- Marine Drive
After exploring the beauty of Mumbai, overnight in Hotel.
DAY 04:Aurangabad – Ajanta Caves – New Delhi (FLY)
(BY EARLY MORNING FLY ETD 0535hrs & ETA 0630hrs)
Early morning with packed breakfast leave Mumbai and transfer to Airport to catch the flight for Aurangabad. Upon your arrival meet and greet with our Representative and Guide at Airport, on arrival straight drive towards the Ellora Caves (about 40kms from Aurangabad)
One of the most wondrous and breathtaking places in India: the Incredible Indian Cave Temples. The 34 monasteries and temples, extending over more than 2 km, were dug side-by-side in the wall of a high basalt cliff. Ellora, with its uninterrupted sequence of monuments traditionally dated from A.D. 600 to 1000, brings the civilization of ancient India to life. Not only is the Ellora complex a unique artistic creation and a technological marvel, but also with its sanctuaries devoted to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism, it illustrates the spirit of tolerance that was characteristic of ancient India.
PS: AJANTA caves are closed on Every Monday & ELLORA caves are closed on every Tuesday.
After exploring this tremendous caves, drive back to the Aurangabad Hotel, Enroute we will visit the
if you are keen with the Indian History, then you will definitely like this unpopular Fort, famous for its formidable hill fort. The fort is situated on an isolated cone-shaped hill rising abruptly from the plain to the height of about 190 metres. The fortification constitutes of three concentric lines of defensive walls with large number of bastions.
Daulatabad, also known by its older given name Devagiri (Hill of Gods), was built in the 13th century. Over the years the fort became a stronghold for various ruling dynasties, each adding on their own touch to create an architectural marvel of many different styles.
Valued for its defensive location, the fort is quite famously known for Sultan Muhammd bin Tughluq in 1327 moving the capital and the entire population of Delhi to Daulatabad for two years before reverting the capital back to Delhi.
Evening free for leisure and overnight at hotel.
DAY 05: New Delhi Sightseeing.
Morning after breakfast straight drive to visit the Ajanta Caves- is one of the world's greatest historical monuments, recognized by UNESCO, located in India. There are 30 caves that were discovered in AD 1819. The first Buddhist cave monuments at Ajanta date from the 2nd and 1st centuries B.C. All of the paintings show heavy religious influence and center around Buddha, Bodhisattvas, and incidents from the life of Buddha and the Jatakas. The Ajanta caves preserve some of the best masterpieces of Buddhist art in India. Later continue drive towards the Aurangabad, evening transfer to Airport to catch the flight for Delhi .
PS: AJANTA caves are closed on Every Monday & ELLORA caves are closed on every Tuesday.
Upon your arrival at Delhi Airport, pick up and transfer to hotel & overnight at hotel.
DAY 06:Delhi – Jaipur (drive about 06hrs / 265kms)
After a good breakfast, you will first visit Old Delhi –Visit Raj Ghat, a simple memorial to Mahatma Gandhi. Drive past the Red Fort, continuing to Jama Masjid by walk.It is the ultimate place for photographers, providing ample opportunities to capture the essence of the place! You would visit the spice market, taking in the colour and aroma. We reach Jama Masjid, one of Asia’s largest mosques. This can only be viewed from the outside. We then drive by The Red Fort, President’s House, the Secretariat buildings and India Gate – The War Memorial.We explore the Humayun Tomb & Qutub Minar. After drinking in the beauty of Delhi, we are back at the Hotel (TBA).
DAY 07:Jaipur Sightseeing
Morning after breakfast straight drive towards the PINK City – JAIPUR, on arrival visit the Water Palace and time for street photography, later transfer to hotel. Evening free for leisure or option to stroll in local bazaar and overnight at hotel.
DAY 08:Jaipur Sightseeing – Bikaner (drive about 07hrs / 330kms )
Morning at 7:30hrs visit Amber Fort, the ancient Capitol of the state until 1728. Enjoy the Elephant ride up the hill track, on which the Fort is situated. Enjoy the beautiful mirror work and intricate inlay work at Jai Mandir (Hall of Victory)!
Later we are on a city sightseeing tour, visiting Maharaja’s City Palace and the Observatory. Drive past Hawa Mahal or the Palace of winds through the ‘rose – pink’ residential and business areas of Jaipur.Take time forstreet photography
In the evening, we drive you to Choki Dhani (about 30kms from Jaipur) to get the ultimate experience of the Rajasthani culture and food. Dinner is at Choki Dhani and overnight in Hotel (TBA).
DAY 09:Bikaner – Manvar (drive about 04hrs / 220kms )
Early morning after breakfast straight drive to Bikaner, Enroute visit many small villages and on arrival transfer to hotel. Later visit Junagarh : Built in 1593 A.D. by Raja Rai Singh, a general in the army of Emperor Akbar, the fort is a formidable structure encircled by a moat and has some beautiful palaces within. These palaces, made in red sandstone and marble, make a picturesque ensemble of courtyards, balconies, kiosks and windows dotted all over the structure and also visit the elegant palaces, stunningly painted havelis, and Camel Breeding Farm & Research Centre which is only one in Asia of its one kind.
DAY 10:Manvar – Jodhpur
Early Morning after breakfast straight drive to deserted city of Manvar, located in the heart of the sand dune region of Rajasthan between the ancient cities of Jodhpur, Jaisalmer and Bikaner, the Resort is a hidden gem very quaint and pleasant. On arrival check in to the Manvar Resort for magical experience . A truly luxurious and memorable experience, far removed from the chaos of the modern world.
Desert Jeep Safari : Afternoon after lunch get ready to experience a highlight of the Manvar desert experience - an adventurous drive in rugged four wheel jeeps where one will scramble and climb over dunes and higher crests. As small convoy vehicles track up and down the dunes, invariably getting stuck, part of the fun is ‘digging out’ and enjoying the soft sand under your feet before you are back in the car and off again. A gentle drive (about an hour and a half) through the terrain is a great way to cover the distances needed to find the free-roaming wildlife herds.
Sunset Camel Ride : at sunset enjoy the Camel ride and after exploring this magical experience. Back to tents. Late evening enjoy the dinner with Rajasthani Dance musical show, and also take a part in dance show and overnight in TENTS.
DAY 11:Jodhpur – Ranakpur -Udaipur
Morning enjoy the sunrise view from Tent accommodation and after breakfast, drive to the blue city – Jodhpur, on arrival imposing Mehrangarh Fort with its sprawling courtyards and intricately carved balconies. Close to the fort is the 19th century royal cenotaph, Jaswant Thada, a creation in white marble which displays some rare portraits of Jodhpur's rulers.
Evening free to stroll in city to explore this busy small blue city. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 12: Udaipur
Morning after breakfast straight drive to the city of LAKES< Udaipur Enroute visit the stunning Ranakpur Temples. Built in the 15th century, the Ranakpur Temples are very well preserved and one of the most holy places for Jain pilgrimage. These temples lie in a remote and peaceful valley of the Aravali range. The main temple, dating back to 1439, is called the Chaumukha Temple or the “Four-faced temple” and is dedicated to Adinath; the first of Jain teachers. We have lunch after our visit and continue to Udaipur arriving in the early evening. Dinner at Roof top restraunt and overnight in Hotel.
DAY 13:Udaipur – Chittorgarh- Bundi (drive about 06hrs / 265kms)
Morning after breakfast visit the romantic city of Udaipur. Visit the City Palace which is the largest palace complex in Rajasthan; Jagdish temple, a fine Indo Aryan temple built in 1651; Saheliyon ki bari - boat ride at Lake Pichola and transfer to hotel. Evening free for leisure and overnight at hotel
DAY 14:Bundi – Ranthambore (drive about 04hrs / 140kms)
Morning after breakfast straight drive to Bundi, enroute visit the Chittorgarh Fort, and after exploring the Chittorgarh continue drive towards Bundi is one of the most of the popular tourist places in Rajasthan. Blessed with an unending natural beauty, the particular place is great to visit as it boasts a perfect combination of natural beauty and historical significance. Hence, tourists of all kinds get a great experience by visiting the places.
DAY 15:Ranthambore – Talabgaon
Morning after breakfast Visit the Taragarh Fort, Sukh Mahal and later drive to Ranthambore NP. On arrival, lunch at hotel and get ready for JUNGLE JEEP Safari in search of Bengali Tigers and after explore the wilderness of Ranthambore NP. Evening free for leisure and overnight at hotel.
DAY 16:Talabgaon – Fatehpur Sikri - Agra
Early Morning once again ready to experience the Wildlife Jungle Jeep Safari and later drive back to hotel. After breakfast and freshen up, continue drive towards to the Talabgaon Castle.
Full day free for leisure and overnight at this beautiful Castle.
Morning after breakfast, Enroute visit the city of Mughal emperor – Fatehpur Sikri(40 KMS from Agra) built by Emperor Akbar in 1569 and abandoned it just after 15 years due to the scarcity of water. Visit the graceful buildings – The punch Mahal, Anup Talab,Diwan-e- Khas, Tomb of the holy saint Salim Chisti, Buland Darwaza and other important palaces where one experiences not only the Architectural brilliance but also its perfect fusion. After Fatehpur Sikri drive to Agra and overnight in hotel.
DAY 18:Agra – Jhansi (by Train 2hrs ride) – Orchha – Khajuraho
Early Morning visit the sunrise view of famous Mausoleum – The Taj Mahal, an unique epitome of Love built by Moghul Emperor Shahjahan in 1630 for his queen Mumtaz Mahal to enshrine her mortal remains. A Sahajahan’s drop of tear on the cheek of Time that has now crystallized.
After exploring the beauty of Taj Mahal transfer to Hotel for fresh up and later visit the Red Fort, Evening free for leisure and overnight at hotel
DAY 19:Khajuraho – Varanasi (by FLY)
Early Morning after breakfast transfer to Railway Station to catch the Short AC Chair Class train to Jhansi ( about 25kms from Orchha ) on arrival at Railway station, our representative will meet you at Railway station and visit the Orchha and later continue drive towards the Khajuraho
Afternoon visit the most important and fascinating western group of temples. The temples of Khajuraho have been declared a 'world heritage' site by UNESCO in order to preserve the rich legacy of architecture, bequeathed to future generations by the Kings of the Chandela dynasty. These temples are famous for their intricate sculptures and erotic carvings that are one of the outstanding achievements of Indian art. Overnight at hotel
DAY 20:Varanasi – Kolkata
Morning free later transfer to fly to Varanasi ( 1330-1410 hrs ), on arrive transfer to hotel .
Afternoon excursion to Sarnath ( 9 kms ) an important pilgrimage centre for Buddhist . This is where the Buddha preached his first sermon after getting enlightenment . The city is famous for its magnificent stupas , monasteries and temples . Boatride on the river Ganges with evening Aarti ceremony . Overnight at hotel
DAY 21:Kolkata Sightseeing Tour.
This morning an early start for a dawn boat cruise on the Ganges river . Ritual is a very important aspect of Hinduism and there is no better place to observe it than at the Ganges. You will view the thread ceremony, head shaving and food being offered to the departing souls. Also along its bank witness devotees bathing, cremating their dead and doing laundry . A walk through narrow twisting lanes will give you a chance to witness the various rituals of the pilgrims .
Morning sightseeing tour of Varanasi : the eaternal city . The most scared pilgrim centre in India and a major tourist attraction . An ancient centre of learning . Later transfer to airport to catch the flight for Kolkata. On arrival meet with our representative at Varanasi and after a warm welcome transfer & overnight at hotel.
DAY 22: Kolkata – Departure.
Morning after breakfast visit the full day sightseeing tour of Flower Market, Dalhousie Square, St John's Church St. Paul’s Cathedral - Constructed between 1839 and 1847, the Cathedral is the principal place of worship for the Christians of Kolkata. Don’t miss the stained glass work inside the cathedral.
Victoria Memorial, An impressive building that dates back to the days when the British ruled India, the Victoria Memorial is a memorial of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom. It currently serves as a museum which houses Victoria memorabilia, British Raj paintings and other displays and is a major tourist attraction. Built of white marble, the building is an aesthetic mix of the best of British and Mughal architecture. Kalighat Temple, Mother Teressa House, Indian Museum and evening free to stroll in local bazaar / market and overnight at hotel.
Please note: Victoria Memorial & Indian Museum closed on every Monday.
After a leisurely breakfast, transfer to airport to catch the flight for home country as per you flight timing.
You bid adieu to this magical country, rejoicing the memory of a lifetime!
End of Services.....