Taj Mahal with Mumbai


Duration :12 Nights / 13 Days
Destinations Covered : Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Udaipur – Goa

     
   
Day - 1 - Abroad / Delhi:
Arrive at Delhi International airport.
On arrival in Delhi, you will be met by our representative and transferred to hotel.
Overnight at hotel.
Day - 2 - Delhi:  
This morning you will be taken to visit Old Delhi - Former centre of Mughal Power, Old Delhi offers ancient monuments, narrow streets and bustling bazaars. Drive past the Red Fort, built in 1648 and board the ‘rickshaw ride’ for a unique experience from the Red Fort, through “Chandni Chowk” or Silver Street, experiencing the sights and sounds of this very busy avenue-heading west from the Fort. Later visit the Jama Masjid, the greatest mosque in India and completed in 1658 by Shah Jahan who also built the Taj Mahal, and the Raj Ghat, the simple memorial to Mahatma Gandhi.

This afternoon you will be taken to visit New Delhi - drive past the stately government buildings of the British Era designed by Lutyens, including the India Gate & the Presidential Palace. Continue onto the beautiful Humayuns tomb of the Mughal era & predecessor of the world famous Taj Mahal. End the tour at the towering minaret of Qutub Minar. Overnight at hotel.
Day - 3 - Delhi - Agra:  
Morning drive to Agra (203 kms). Upon arrival in Agra - check into the hotel.

Afternoon visit Red Fort and famous Taj Mahal. Taj Mahal is closed on Friday Overnight at hotel.
Day - 4- Agra - Jaipur:  
Morning drive to Jaipur (221 kms), en route visit Fatehpur Sikri.

Fatehpur Sikri the deserted, red sandstone city that was built by Emperor Akbar as his capital and palace in the 16th century. Also visit the Buland Darwaza the largest gateway in the world.

Thereafter continue drive to Jaipur. Upon arrival in Jaipur - check into the hotel. Afternoon at leisure.
Overnight at hotel.
Day - 5 - Jaipur:  
Morning tour of the impressive Amber Fort, situated on a ridge just outside Jaipur City.

Afternoon tour of the City - "The Pink City" is spectacularly set within surrounding rugged hills, dotted with ancient ruined fortresses. Your tour will include the imposing City Palace, still home to the Maharaja although several of the rooms are now open to the public. Many antiques and artifacts belonging to the ruling family are housed here, including a collection of weaponry. You will also visit the Hawa Mahal "Palace of the Winds", and the open-air Jantar Mantar Observatory to see the vast astronomical instruments. Enjoy a stroll through the colourful bazaar before returning to your hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day - 6 - Jaipur - Udaipur:  
Early morning transfer to airport to board flight for Udaipur.

Depart: Jaipur At: 0725 Hrs. by : 9W-3401
Arrive: Udaipur At: 1035 Hrs.

Upon arrival in Udaipur, You will be met by our representative & transferred to hotel.
Morning tour of Udaipur, one of India's most romantic cities and famed for its lovely palaces and lakes. Begin by visiting the City Palace and wandering through its beautiful rooms and apartments, then continue on to the Garden of Maidens "Sahelion-ki-bari'. Late afternoon enjoy a boat cruise on Lake Pichola. Overnight at hotel.
Day - 7 - Udaipur - Mumbai - Goa:  
Upon arrival in Goa via Mumbai, You will be met by our representative & transferred to hotel.
Afternoon at leisure for your own activities.
Overnight at the hotel.
Day - 8-11- Goa:  
Day free for own beach activities.
Overnight at hotel.
Day -12- Goa - Mumbai:  
Transfer to airport to board flight for Mumbai.
Depart: Goa At: 0725 Hrs. by : Ic-166
Arrive: Mumbai At: 0825 Hrs.

OPTIONAL - One-hour boat ride across Mumbai Harbour brings you to the lush green Elephanta Island. Here, visit some of the huge and intricately carved Elephanta Caves that date back to the 8th century. For rows of massive columns cut into solid rock from three magnificent avenues, lead to the outstanding three-headed sculpture representing Brahma the Creator, Vishnu the Preserver and Shiva the Destroyer. Dedicated to Shiva, the beauty and power of these phenomenal sculptures depicting the various manifestations of Shiva is overpowering.

Afternoon, city tour of Bombay - the great port city with its Victorian Gothic buildings from the British Raj Era mingling with the modern. The tour includes Gateway of India overlooking the Harbour, the, the Towers of Silence, Marine Drive and the Dhobi Ghat, the unique and colourful outdoor 'laundry'. Also visit Mani Bhawan, a small museum dedicated to the life and works of Mahatma Gandhi, and the bustling Crawford Market. Late Evening transferred to the International airport for flight to back home.
Day - 13 - Mumbai - Departure:  
Leave Mumbai. Upon arrival in Mumbai, straight proceed for sight-seeing tour of Mumbai
   
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