Day 1: Delhi
Arrive at Delhi airport and transfer to your hotel. This afternoon you will have a short city tour with your guide, visiting the main cultural and historical sites of this fascinating city.Highlights include a visit to the new town to see Rashtrapati Bhavan and India Gate, and in the old town, the spice market, Jama Masjid and the Red Fort.
Day 2: Delhi - Agra
This morning you will transfer to Agra with your driver; a journey of approximately 4 hours. Later this afternoon, your local guide will take you to visit the famous Taj Mahal for sunset, which is a fantastic time to visit the memorial as the marble takes on the gold and pink hues of the sky
Day 3 : Agra - Bharatpur (by surface) - Ranthambore (by train)
Morning visit Agra Fort. After your visit to the fort you will be driven to Bharatpur, stopping at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Fatehpur Sikri on the way. On arrival to Bharatpur your representative will accompany you to your seat on the train for your train journey through the countryside to Sawai Madhopur, where you will be met and transferred to your hotel in Ranthambore
Ranthambore National park is spread over an area of 392 sq km. along with its nearby sanctuaries like - the Mansingh Sanctuary and the Kaila Devi Sanctuary. The park is majorly famous for its tigers and is one of the best locations in India to see the majestic predators in its natural habitat. The tigers can be easily spotted even during the day time busy at their ordinary quest- hunting and taking proper care of their young ones
Day 4: Ranthambhore
Early morning pick up from your hotel to explore the wilds of Ranthambore National Park. After your game drive you will return to your hotel for breakfast and some relaxation. After a leisurely morning and lunch you will be picked up at about 3pm to go back into the Park for your second safari of the day
Day 5 : Ranthambore - Jaipur
You will be driven from your hotel in Ranthambore to Jaipur, a journey of approximately 4 hours. On arrival to the bustling city of Jaipur you will be taken to your hotel.
Evening experience bazaar,crafts & cuisine tour Jaipur offers a dazzling immersion into the riches of traditional India. The royal family and nobles of Jaipur had been patronizing various craftsmen and artisans in Pink City .Many of these traditions continue to this day,making the modern day Jaipur a favorable destination to witness Indiaâ€™s rich art & craft . Traditional methods are still used to produce valuable and highly prized items.
On this fascinating evening walking tour mingle and talk with locals whilst sampling some of the regions culinary delights; try Samosa Kachori, Kulfi and Lassi. Sample sweets from some of the cityâ€™s most popular Mithai Wala. Observe local artisans like Silversmiths,Bangle makers,at work. Meet a local family and experience Indian hospitality.Itâ€™s a great way to explore Jaipur like locals do and learn about rich art traditions of this fascinating city
Day 6 : Jaipur
Today you will have a tour of Jaipur, the 'pink city'. Visit the fascinating Royal Observatory built by Jai Singh II, which houses the largest sundial in the World; the City Palace Museum and the Palace of the Winds and its impressive facade and finally the stunning Amber Fort.
Day 7 : Jaipur - Pushkar
This morning you will be picked up from your hotel in Jaipur and transferred to the mystical town of Pushkar, a journey of approximately 4 hrs. Made famous by its Camel fair, which takes place for a week in October/November, Pushkar is a beautiful lakeside town and, as it is home to India's only Brahma temple, an important pilgrimage site Visit the sacred Pushkar lake and the Brahma temple
Day 8 : Pushkar - Jodhpur
Today you will be picked up from your hotel in Pushkar and transferred to Jodhpur, a medieval desert town dominated by the towering and spectacular Mehrangarh Fort. Afternoon is free to relax at the hotel
Day 9 : Jodhpur
Today you will visit the majestic Mehrangarh Fort, stopping at the royal cenotaph Jaswant Thada en route. The Mehrangarh fort sprawls across a 125m high-hill, just one kilometre from Jaswant Thada, and is entered through a series of seven gates built by the reigning Jodhpur Maharajas who each extended to the fort over the centuries. You will then be taken down to the old city to visit the central bazaar which sprawls from the clock tower
Day 10 : Jodhpur - Deogarh
Morning pick up from your hotel and driven to Deogarh, a journey of approximately 3 hours 45 mins approx. Check into your hotel and enjoy a free evening at the hotel
Day 11 : Deogarh
Experience Rural train ride â€“ Phulad to Khamblighat journey by a local train across the Aravalli range is a pleasant experience. The train traverses the hills in one gradual giant right turn switchback, all the while gaining gently in elevation. In the process of negotiating the sharpest part of the railroad track the train crosses a couple of viaducts. The ride then continues slowly uphill offering fine views of a vast valley, small deep gorges and distant ridges, before easing into the plateau of Khamblighat. The train stops only once in a vague station in the middle of sparsely wooded expanse of virgin landscape, where monkeys descend upon the windows expecting and getting their treat of biscuits, while handful of passengers get off and board
Your hotel will offer various activities include camel and bullock cart rides, bird watching, trekking, jeep safaris, village walks and horse riding, amongst other things
Day 12 : Deogarh - Kumbhalgarh - Ranakpur - Udaipur
This morning you will be driven to Udaipur. This journey will take most of the day as en route you will be taken to visit the stunning 15th century Kumbhalgarh Fort in the Aravalli Mountains. You will then continue to the journey to visit Ranakpur, home to a beautiful fifteenth century Jain temple made up of 29 halls and 1,444 intricately carved pillars
Day 13 : Udaipur
Full day city tour of Udaipur, the Lake City. Your local guide will collect you from your hotel and take you to visit the highlights of this beautiful city including the City Palace, which was built in 1559 A.D and sits on the edge of Lake Pichola, the Jagdish Temple and the Garden of the Maid's Honour You will end the tour by taking a cruise on the Lake Pichola, passing by Jag Niwas Island, which is home to the famous Lake Palace Hotel
Day 14 : Depart Udaipur
After breakfast transfer to Udaipur airport for your onward journey