Package Description North with West
11 Days 10 Nights
Book Now! Delhi – Agra - Jaipur-Jodhpur-Udaipur-Mumbai-Aurangabad-Mumbai
Day 01 Arrive Delhi
Upon Arrival at Delhi International Airport you are met at the Arrival Lounge and transferred to your pre-booked Hotel.
Evening Visit the Lotus Temple or Akshardham Temple
Swaminarayan Akshardham temple has intricately carved sculptures and statues of deities. Unlike traditional Hindu temples, however, this one (on the banks of the Yamuna River and spread over 100 acres) also features a 12 minute indoor boat-ride, a light and sound show, an Imax screen, a musical Fountain, and animatronics, -characters that recount the life and philosophy of Bhagwan Swaminarayan.
Representing the Bahai faith - an independent world religion, this is an ideal place of meditation which is open to all other faiths. Bahai temple is one of the most visited sites in the world & this an ideal place of meditation which is open to all other faiths.
Overnight at the Hotel.
Day 02 Leeds – Durham – Edinburgh
Morning start the city tour of Old Delhi visiting Rajghat (Cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi), Chandni Chowk - India's famous trading center. Drive past India's largest mosque Jama Maszid & Red Fort known as Lal Qila the place that marked announcement of India's freedom from Britisher's.
Afternoon your New Delhi City tour includes visit to Qutab Minar built by Qutub-ud-Din Aibek in 1199, Humayun's Tomb, India Gate (War Memorial Arch ) & Lakshminarayan Temple - a modern Hindu Temple. Also drive past President House, Parliament House, Government Secretariat Buildings & Connaught Place the shopping centre. Overnight at the Hotel.
Day 03 Edinburgh
After breakfast depart for Agra by Pvt. Car. Upon arrival at Agra checkin at your pre-booked hotel
Afternoon proceed on the City Tour of Agra visiting the Agra Fort - which lies on the bend of the Yamuna River , was built by the Emperor Akbar between 1565 and 1574. Its imposing walls of red sandstone and its gateways are decorated with coloured tiles echoing the traditions of central Asia. It was Akbar's great endeavour to synthesize the two great traditions of Islam and Hinduism and this is reflected in both his politics and architecture, Itmad-Ud-Daulah & Local Market.
Overnight at the Hotel
Day 04 Agra – Jaipur via F.Sikri
Early morning visit the World Famous Taj Mahal - This is a breathtaking view – the mausoleum was built by sorrowing Shahjehan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. The Building's stupendous scale, flawless symmetry, translucent white marble and shimmering reflection in the water channel are truly breathtaking, later return back to hotel for breakfast.
After breakfast check out from the hotel & depart by Pvt. Car for Jaipur. Enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri - an abandoned Capital of Mughals.This city was built in red sandstone and is a beautiful blend of Hindu and Islamic architectural elements. It was built by Mughal Emperor Akbar during 1571 and 1585 and it is the best example of the culmination of Hindu and Muslim architecture. Though the city is in ruins, but the sunset over the ruins is sight to cherish. The city was later abandoned due to scarcity of water.
Later we proceed on our drive for Jaipur, upon arrival at Jaipur check in to your pre-booked hotel.
Evening visit the Colorful Markets of Jaipur
Overnight at the Hotel in Jaipur.
Day 05 Jaipur
Breakfast at Hotel. Onto a Full Day Guided Tour of Skye. Today we drive along the shores of Loch Ness. Look out for the monster! Then we continue via Invermorriston through beautiful heather witnessping the clad hills to Kyle of Lochalsh where we cross over to "The Sea to Skye." Later return to your Hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 06 Jaipur - Jodhpur via Ajmer/Pushkar
After breakfast leave by private car for Jodhpur enroute visit Ajmer Dargah of Khwaja saheb, Adhai Din ka Jhonpra, break for lunch and visit to Pushkar, Brahma temple and sarovar lake. Late continue your dirve for Jodhpur , upon arrival at Jodhpur check in at your pre-booked hotel
Overnight at the Hotel
Day 07 Jodhpur
Morning start the sight seeing tour of Jodhpur visiting the - Majestic Mehrangarh Fort - Situated on a steep hill, Mehrangarh fort is one of the largest forts in India. The beauty and the grandeur of numerous palaces in the fort narrates a saga of hard sandstones yielding to the chisels of skilled Jodhpuri sculptures. Mehrangarh Fort, spreading over 5 km on a perpendicular hill and looking down 125 meters, presents a majestic view on city horizon, Jaswant Thada - close to the fort complex, lies Jaswant Thada. This 19th century royal cenotaph built in white marble in commemoration of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II and three other cenotaphs, stand nearby. The cenotaph of Maharaja Jaswant Singh holds the rare portraits of the rulers and Maharajas of Jodhpur and the Mandore Gardens.
Day 08 Jodhpur - Udaipur
After breakfast leave by private car for Udaipur, Enroute visit Ranakpur – visiting the famous jain temples, dating back to the 15th century. Its 29 halls are supported by 1444 pillars none of, which are similar. The temple abounds with intricate friezes and sculptures. Includes visit to two more jain temples and the temple of the sun god with its erotic sculptures. Later continue your drive for Udaipur - is a beautiful city in Rajasthan famous for its lakes and palaces which was considered as a symbol of Royalty for the past centuries. Udaipur is known as the 'Venice of the East'. The city is built on three interconnected lakes the Fateh Sagar Lake, the Pichola Lake and the Swaroop Sagar Lake. Upon arrival in Udaipur Check in at the prebooked Hotel.
Upon arrival at Udaipur check in at your pre-booked Hotel.In the evening Boat Ride on Lake Pichola in Boat
Day 09 Udaipur
This morning we'll visit the towering City Palace - the largest in Rajasthan, and the Saheliyn ki Bari (Garden of the Maidens) which was laid for a group of forty-eight young women attendants who accompanied a princess to Udaipur as part of her dowry. From here we visit the superb Jagdish Temple noted for its elephant - carvings. This temple is dedicated to Lord Jagannath and is at a great height which can be approached by a long flight of stairs. Overnight at the Hotel
Day 10 Udaipur - Mumbai
Today you are transferred to Udaipur Airport to board flight for Mumbai. Meet & greet upon arrival & transfer to pre-booked hotel.
Afternoon tour of Bombay. Kamla Nehru Park and Hanging Gardens situated on the slopes of Malabar Hill, offering a panoramic view of Marine drive, Chowpatty Beach, Prince of Wales Museum, Mani bhawan, Dhobi Ghat, Gateway of India and drive through the Crawford market, Marine drive & Flora Fountain. Overnight at hotel in Mumbai.
Day 11 Mumbai-Aurangabad
After breakfast transfer to airport for flight to Mumbai. Meet & greet upon Aurangabad airport and transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel in Aurangabad.
Day 12 Aurangabad - Ajanta - Ellora - Aurangabad
Full day tour of Ajanta & Ellora Caves. Ajanta Caves are 106 kms from Aurangabad and date back to the 2nd century BC. The 30 rock hewn caves are adorned with Buddhist sculpture and the frescoes portray in epic form the religious and secular life through eight centuries.
Ellora Caves (29 kms) encompasses 34 rock cut shrines representing Buddhist, Hindu & Jain art dating from the 4th to 9th century A.D. The most remarkable among them is the, Kailash Temple, meant to be a replica of Lord Shivas celestial abode - Kailash is the best example of Rock cut architecture and an engineering marvel. Overnight in Hotel.
Day 13 Aurangabad - Mumbai
After breakfast transfer to Airport for connecting flight to Mumbai. Overnight at hotel.
Day 14 Mumbai Departure
After breakfast day free for individual activities. On time transfer to Internationa airport for flight back to home.