Upon arrival at Delhi International airport, you will be met by the representative of Praxis Representative in an Indian traditional style. After meet and greet, you will be escorted to your pre booked Hotel. Dinner and night stay in the hotel.
HOTEL : 5 Star Le Meridian with Dinner
Day 2DELHI SIGHTSEEING
Once you are done with the breakfast at hotel, proceed for full day sightseeing tour of Delhi. Starting the tour with the Old Delhi which includes the famous sites such as Red Fort (Drive Past) – architectural marvel built in red sandstone by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, Jama Masjid – this religious shrine is the largest mosque in India, Raj Ghat – The place where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated. Later visit Chandni Chowk market – it is the busiest, oldest, most attractive markets in Delhi, as one can see the streets full of culture here. To explore this market completely, we will take a decorated Rickshaw ride, which will take us through the main streets. If your stomach allows, you can taste here some oily street foods.
Enjoy Lunch in Chor Bazaar restaurant / similar in Old Delhi.
After Old Delhi, we drive to New Delhi to see some of the architectural wonders here. Drive past through India Gate, Rashrapati Bhawan – President’s Palace. In New Delhi, visit Qutab Minar – It is the largest building a fine Mughal architecture put together with red sandstone and white marble and Humayun Tomb – Humayun Tomb built by his wife after death of Humayun. Last but not the least, also visit Gurudwara Bangla Sahib – It is a Sikh temple dedicated to eight Guru of Sikh Shri Harikishen Dev and is one the most historical place in Delhi.
HOTEL: 5 Star Le Meridian with Breakfast and Dinner , Lunch in chor bazar restaurant during city tour.
Day 3DELHI TO AGRA (205 Kms/ 5 hrs)
Morning after breakfast, drive to Agra. Reach Agra and enjoy sightseeing tour of Agra visit Taj Mahal (Closed on Fridays) “Monument of Love” one of the Seven Wonders of the World surely the most extravagant expression of love ever created. 20,000 men labored for over 17 years to build this memorial to Shah Jahan’s beloved wife. The Taj is at its most alluring in the relative quiet of early morning, shrouded in mists and bathed with a soft red glow. A journey to Taj Mahal can be more enjoyable when you reach the monument on Tonga (Horse Cart) ride. The horse drawn carriage will make your trip to city of Taj more memorable and blessed on a day tour to Taj Mahal.
Later we will visit the Agra fort – the rusty and majestic red-sandstone fort of Agra stands on the banks of the river Yamuna and the construction was started by Emperor Akbar in 1566 and Itmad-Ud-Daulah Tomb also known as “Baby Taj”.
Optional visit :An optional visit to the famous show ‘Mohhabat-e-Taj’ can be arranged for individual or the group upon request at additional price. This is one hour stage show (English and Hindi only) based on the life of creators of Taj Mahal. The show is available mostly during the winter tourist season time.
HOTEL : 5 Star Radisson Blu with Breakfast and Dinner.
Day 4AGRA – JAIPUR (225 KMS / 05-06 HRS)
After breakfast, drive to Jaipur – it is the capital city of Rajasthan and also known as Pink city.
Enroute stop at Abhaneri village to see the amazingly crafted Chand Baori step well.
On the way, also pay your visit the ghost city of Fatehpur Sikri which lies about 30 kms out of Agra city on the highway. Fatehpur Sikri is the best example of the culmination of Hindu and Muslim architecture. Fatehpur Sikri served as the capital of Mughal Empire for about 15 years and they moved to Agra due to lack of water availability near Fatehpur.
Upon arrival, check-in at the Hotel.
Special evening organised for you in a local city restaurant where you will taste local food while enjoying folk dances performed by local artists. Overnight stay in Jaipur.
HOTEL : 5 Star Radisson Blu with Breakfast and Dinner
Day 5IN JAIPUR
Today, go for an excursion to Amer fort located atop the Aravali hills, it was the ancient capital of Jaipur. We ascend to the fort in a royal style by riding on the Elephant’s back. Amber fort is constructed of white and red sandstone .It is a blend of both the Hindu and Muslim style of ornamentation when we look the interiors of the fort which are designed with murals and frescoes.
Return back to the city. Enroute, take a photo stop at Jal Mahal. Continue the city tour and visit City Palace in the heart of Jaipur is known for its blend of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. Very close to this is the Central Museum with its huge collection of jewellery, colorful costumes, woodwork, jewellery, costumes, brassware, and pottery. We would also see Jantar Mantar, which is the largest of the five observatories built by Sawai Jai Singh. The Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Winds.
Evening, visit Birla Mandir – The temple is sometimes also referred to as the Laxmi Narayan Temple. The Temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu (Narayan), the preserver and his consort Lakshmi, the Goddess of wealth. Birla Mandir is constructed in the finest quality of white marble. Return back to the Hotel for dinner and night stay.
HOTEL : 5 Star Radisson Blu with Breafast and Dinner
Optional:Early morning, you have the option to enjoy a hot air balloon flight over the pink city of Jaipur, giving you the opportunity to float above forts and palaces and village settlements beneath. It can be arranged on request.
Day 6JAIPUR – UDAIPUR (400 KMS / 07-08 HRS)
Morning after breakfast, we drive to Udaipur – beside shimmering Lake Pichola, with the ochre and purple ridges of the wooded Aravalli Hills stretching away in every direction, Udaipur has a romance of setting unmatched in Rajasthan and arguably in all India.
JOn the way to Udaipur, stop at Pushkar. Pushkar is the pious religious city of Hindus holding the only Brahma Temple in world. Also pay your visit to Pushkar Lake.
Later move on towards Udaipur. On your arrival at Udaipur, check into your pre booked hotel and get relaxed. Dinner and night stay in Udaipur.
HOTEL : 5 Star The Laxmi Vilas Palace with Breakfast and Dinner.
Day 7IN UDAIPUR
After breakfast, set out for the city tour of Udaipur. There are many places to be seen during the sightseeing tour of this serene city which includes Palaces, lakes and temples scattered around the city.
Visit the Royal City Palace – it is a beautiful palace located on the banks of Lake Pichola and attracts a large number of visitors towards its majestic beauty, Sahelion Ki Bari known as the Garden of Maidens; it has beautiful fountains, lotus pool, lawns, flowerbeds, and marble pavilions and Jagdish Temple dedicated to Lord Jagannath.
If time permit, you may also visit Shilpgram – This Craftsmen’s Village is a wonderful place to see the different traditions and culture of India as this government-owned complex showcases the rural life of Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Goa. One can also enjoy horse and camel rides along with traditional dance and music.
In the evening, enjoy boat ride on Lake Pichola. Travel along the beautiful Lake Palace which is set amidst the lake. Once the Summer Palace of the royal family today Lake Palace is a luxurious hotel run by India’s reputed Taj Group of Hotels. The boat ride takes you to Jag Mandir Island where you can get off and spend some time watching the beauty of the main land Udaipur dotted with many forts, palaces and houses along the lake, during the dark. Dinner and night stay in Udaipur.
HOTEL : 5 Star The Laxmi Vilas Palace with Breakfast and Dinner.
Day 8UDAIPUR – DELHI/MUMBAI (FLIGHT).
After breakfast, get assisted transfer to Udaipur airport from where board your flight to Delhi/Mumbai. Connect your onward flight back to home from Delhi / Mumbai International Airport..