Duration: 17 Nights/18 Days.
Places Covered: Delhi, Peharsar, Karauli, Gwalior, Shivpuri, Kota, Dungarpur, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Deogarh, Pushkar, Jaipur.
Day 01 - Arrive Delhi
On arrival, you will be met by our representative & transferred to the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel. Relax for the day.
Delhi, capital of India, is a vibrant city which presents a perfect blend of tradition and modernity.
Afternoon excursion to India Gate, a World War I memorial. Drive past the Rashtrapathi Bhawan, residence of the President of India, Parliament House of the world's largest democracy and other government buildings. Visit Qutab Minar, Laxmi Narayn Temple and Humayun's Tomb, architectural precursor to the Taj Mahal.
Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 02 Delhi / Peharsar
Morning drive to Peharsar. Visit the Chandra Mahal Haveli, an old mansion of a noble located in an ethnic Rajasthani village. Evening walking tour of the Village. Visit a local school and a home.
Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 03 Peharsar / Karauli
After taking breakfast drive to Karauli, an earstwile Rajasthani princely State.
Afternoon visit the City Palace in Karauli. Spend the evening in local markets.
Day 04 Karauli / Gwalior
Morning drive to Gwalior. On arrival check-in at the hotel. Afternoon city tour to the Fort, temples and the tomb of Mohammed Ghaus II.
Day 05 Gwalior / Shivpuriv
Depart for Shivpuri, an animal reserve. It was earlier the summer residence and hunting area of the Maharaja of Gwalior. Today you see here the various animals in their natural habitat.
Dinner and overnight in Shivapuri
Day 06 Shivpuri/Kota
After breakfast drive to Kota. After arrival check-in in the hotel.
Visit the City Palace and a small museum which is the private collection of the ruler.
Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 07 Kota / Ravla Khempur
Proceed to Ravla Khemar, a small village 50 km from Udaipur. Here is a Heritage Hotel.
Day 08 Ravla Khempur
Enjoy the whole day the historical ambience and breathtaking surroundings.
Day 09 Ravla Khempur / Dungarpur
Morning drive to Dungarpur, a small town nestling in the Aravalli hills. Check in to the 19th century Udai Bilas Palace, the erstwhile Royal Residence. Visit the Gaibsagar Lake. Afternoon visit the old palace to see the colorful and vibrant frescoes, exquisite miniature paintings, glass and mirror inlay work. Proceed to the top of the hill to watch the sun set over the hills.
Day 10 Dungarpur / Udaipur
Proceed to Udaipur in the morning. Spend the day free or visiting the atmospherics.
Day 11 Udaipur
The exotic city of Udaipur, a living museum, has hundreds of years of history. A magical place full of temples and fountains surrounded by hills, it is also called the lake city thanks to the numerous lakes that dot the precincts of the city. Udaipur achieved movie stardom as the setting for the Bond movie Octopussy. No visit to the city is complete without eating in one of the restaurants while watching the Bond movie Octopussy on video. The film was shot in Udaipur.
Breakfast at the hotel
Morning visit to Kumbhalgarh, nestled in the foothills of the Aravalli ranges. The 15th century imposing Kumbhalgarh Fort by Maharana Kumbha (1419-63) is a glowing witness to the past glory. The formidable fort is encompassed by a 36 km long wall and has seven majestic gates and seven ramparts.
Afternoon excursion to the "City of Lakes," as Udaipur is popularly known. One of the most picturesque cities in India. Sightseeing tour of the City Palace, Saheliyon ki Bari or Garden of Maids. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 12 Udaipur / Jodhpur
Morning free. Later leave by road for Jodhpur en route Ranakpur. At Ranakpur visit the marvelous Jain Temples. Continue to Jodhpur. On arrival check in at hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 13 Jodhpur / Deogarh
Morning departure for Deogarh.
Located on a hillock and encircled by the town, the Deogarh Castle was built in 1670 A.D.by Rawat Dwarkadas Ji of the Siaodia Dynasty.
Overnight stay in a Deogarh Castle.
Day 14 Deogarh / Pushkar
In the morning leave Deogarh for Pushkar and spend the day exploring this pilgrim town of lakes and more than 400 temples. In October/November ten days after Diwali, the festival of lights, an annual cattle fair is organized here attracting thousands of pilgrims, tourist and villagers.
Day 15 Pushkar / Jaipur
Morning drive to Jaipur, one of India's most well planned cities, with wide, straight avenues, roads, streets and lanes in a grid system. Also called the Pink City followed by a city tour. A visit to the Amber Fort and Palace. An elephant ride takes you up to the Fort. Set on a hill, Amber Fort was the capital of the princely state of Jaipur until 1728. Within the fort are Sheesh Mahal (hall of mirrors), and various marble palaces
Day 16 Jaipur
Morning sightseeing of Jaipur the capital of Rajasthan, this picturesque city is a symphony in pink. Visit the Janter Mantar Observatory, built by the astronomer King Raja Sawai Jai Singh II in the 18th century.
Drive past the Hawa Mahal or the palace of winds.
Lunch at the hotel.
Afternoon excursion to Amber Fort and Palace, one of the finest examples of Rajput architecture. Enjoy a ride on an elephant which will take you to the fort. Situated on a hillside and overlooking a lake which reflects the fort's ramparts and terraces, the fort presents a spectacular view.
Dinner at the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 17 Jaipur / Delhi
Leisurely travel by road to Delhi. Arrive Delhi and transfer to the hotel.
Afternoon rest at the hotel.
Spend the evening experiencing the city atmospherics. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 18 Delhi / out
Transfer to the International Airport to take a flight to your home destination.