Reception and welcome at Delhi airport followed by transfer to your hotel
A tour this morning introduces you to the city of New and Old Delhi. Drive through the colonial heritage of Lutyen’s and on to a closer look at the Qutab Minar and the Humayun Tomb. B
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Varanasi, one of Hinduism’s seven holiest cities. This afternoon travel to Sarnath, where Buddha gave his first sermon after attaining enlightenment. At sunset witness the Aarti ceremony at the Ghats – a beautiful ceremony in which prayers and diyas (oil lamps) are offered to God. B
Morning boat ride on river Ganges followed by a walk in the old lanes and a city tour. Afternoon flight to Khajuraho, famed for its temples and erotic sculptures. B
This morning, visit the magnificent carved temples of Khajuraho. Later drive to Jhansi station, en route visiting Orcha (4 hrs) to connect with the train to Agra where you will spend the next two nights. B
Early morning start with a sunrise visit to the Taj Mahal. After breakfast visit some of Agra’s other major sights including the Red fort and Itmad – Ud – Daulah. B
After a leisurely breakfast, you will be transferred to Bharatpur railway station, stopping en route to explore the deserted town of Fatehpur Sikri (2 hrs). Here you will experience a train journey through delightful scenery to Ranthambore National Park, the former hunting ground of the Maharajas of Jaipur. B
Today you will enjoy morning and afternoon game drives to search for the elusive Bengal Tigers and view the varied wildlife of the national park. B
Morning game drive, later drive to the Pink City of Jaipur. Rest of the day at leisure.
Today enjoy a guided tour of Jaipur visiting sights such as the Amber Fort, City Palace and the Royal Observatory, which are just some of the sights you will see today.
From Jaipur you will be transferred to Udaipur. Evening enjoy a boat ride on Lake Pichola. B
Morning guided sightseeing of Udaipur visiting sights such as the City Place and Jagdish Temple. Afternoon at leisure to explore on your own. B
Morning transfer to the airport for your flight to Mumbai. On arrival transfer to your hotel. This afternoon enjoy a guided sightseeing of the cosmopolitan city of Mumbai. B
Transfer to the airport for your return flight home. B