17 NIGHTS / 18 DAYS
Delhi – Agra – Abhaneri – Jaipur – Bijaipur – Udaipur – Ahmedabad – Goa – Mumbai
DAYS 1 - 2 Delhi
DAYS 1 - 2 Delhi as there are no activities planned until the important welcome meeting with your tour leader to discuss the itinerary in detail. Dive head first into the colour and chaos of India. Soak up the sights, sounds and smells of the crowded bazaar and scented spice markets of Delhi. On day 2 we visit the wonderful Humayun’s Tomb, Qutab Minar, the Lotus Temple, India Gate and Raj Ghat - a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi.
Day 3 Agra
Make an early start to the Mughal city of Agra by private car en route visit Sikandra Fort – Tomb of Akbar. Learn the tragic love stories and mysterious legends of the Red Fort – India’s finest Mughal building. Later enjoy a horse cart ride to the legendary Taj Mahal and visit the iconic Taj Mahal - constructed from marble and inlaid with jade, crystal and sapphire, it must be seen to be believed.
Day 4 Rural Rajasthan Camp Stay
Drive to small town village Abhaneri where we stay in deluxe camps, en route visit Fateh Pur Sikri – The Abandon City. Later proceed for an exploratory walk through the local village and enjoy the camel ride.
Days 5-6 Jaipur
Drive to Jaipur – Rajasthan’s Pink City by private vehicles, transfer to hotel. Jaipur is bursting at the seams with markets filled with jewelry, textiles and folk-based arts. Enjoy Elephant Ride at Amber Fort and visit famous City Palace and Observatory. Later enjoy rickshaw ride on bustling roads of the bazzar.
Days 7 Bijaipur
Early morning drive for Bijaipur - picturesque small village is one of the quieter and isolated destination of Rajasthan. Experience the best of all worlds in Bijaipur. Stay at the luxurious and beautiful heritage hotel.
Days 8-9-10 Udaipur
Drive to “City of Lakes” by private vehicles en route visit the massive Chittorgarh Fort - the largest fort in India. Rolling hills, white marble palaces and lakes come together to make Udaipur arguably Rajasthan's most romantic city. Enjoy Boat Ride at LakePichola. Visit City Palace, Jagdish Temple, Sahelion ki Bari, Crystal Gallery, excursion to Eklingi and Nagda. Enjoy 3 nights hotel stay in ‘City of Lakes’ – Udaipur.
Days 11-12 Ahemdabad
Board flight for Ahemdabad and transfer to Hotel. Enjoy Heritage Walk and Visit of Sabamati Ashram – the former residence of Mahatma Gandhi, KankariaLake, Dada Hari, AksharDham Temple.
Days 13-14-15-16 Goa
Post breakfast depart for Airport to board flight for Goa via Mumbai / Pune
Goa is one of the original destinations for western travellers to India, the west coast state of Goa continues to attract visitors who come to enjoy its golden beaches and easy going attitude. Relax and unwind at your own pace. Visit Se Cathedral & Basilica of Bom Jesus
Day 17 Mumbai
Post breakfast at hotel & drive to Airport to catch your Mumbai flight. Upon arrival day free for leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Day 18 Depart
Post breakfast & check out at hotel later visit Victoria Terminus, Dhobi Ghat and Mani Bhawan, In time transfer to Airport to board flight for onward destination.