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Mumbai - Delhi - Agra - Ranthambhor - Jaipur - Pushkar - Udaipur - Mumbai
Aurangabad - Ajanta - Ellora - Aurangabad - Mumbai
Cochin - Alleppey - Cochin - Mumbai
18 Nights - 19 Days
 
01 Day: Arrive Mumbai:
On arrival at International airport you will be met by our representative then transfer to the hotel where we hold the room on ready occupancy basis. Day free to rest and leisure. Overnight stay at Hotel.
02 Day: Mumbai
After breakfast take a sight seeing tour of Bombay, drive to Gateway of India and from here cruise by motorboats to Elephanta Caves. A flight of 100 steps takes you to the top of the hill where it is set. The caves houses large pillars that seem to hold the ceiling which is made of cross beams. The picturesque presentations of the 9 marvellous sculptured panels, set on the walls are awe-inspiring. The most famous of the panels is the Trimurthi, or triple-headed Shiva, where the God is depicted as the destroyer, the preserver and the creator. Later in the afternoon cruise back to Gateway of India, one can have lunch at the Taj Hotel or other several good Restaurants like Leopold & Mondegar serving continental cuisines. Later visit Prince of Wales Museum, Parliament House, Marine Drive, Jain Temple, Hanging Gardens, Return back to the hotel for overnight.
03 Day: Mumbai- Delhi (By Air)
Today morning board the flight No. S2 2201 for Delhi departs 950 hours and arrive Delhi at 0845 hours. Assistance at the airport and transfer to the hotel. After relaxation take sightseeing tour of historic city visiting Old Delhi visiting   the majestic Red Fort, a marvel in red sandstone, Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India, both built by emperor Shah Jahan of Taj Mahal fame, Followed by the visit Rajghat - memorial of Mahatma Gandhi & a Rickshaw ride past through the silver street in Chandni Chowk, a crowded oriental bazaar. Evening free for leisure and relax at the hotel. Overnight stay at Delhi.
04 Day: Delhi

After breakfast take a sight seeing tour of New Delhi visiting, Rashtrapati Bhawan, one-time imperial residence of the British viceroys; the India Gate, a memorial raised in honour of the Indian soldiers martyred during the Afghan war; the Laxmi Narayan Temple, built by the Birlas, one of India’s leading industrial families; Humayun’s Tomb, lotus shaped Bhai’s Temple , Qutub Minar , built by Qutub-ud-din Aibek of the Slave Dynasty;  in the evening you can visit to see light an sound show at Red fort. Return to the hotel for overnight at Delhi Hotel.

05 Day: Delhi – Agra (200 Kms – 4 hours)
After breakfast depart for Agra enroute visit the Sikandra to see the Tomb of Mughal Emperor Akbar. Then proceed to Agra, on arrival transfer to hotel. After visit to witness incomparable Taj Mahal, the architectural modern day wonder of the world; this monument is a fine example of the fusion of many architectural styles is one of the wonders of the modern world. Taj, endowed it with some of the loveliest buildings in the world. The tour continues with a visit to the Agra Fort from where one can get the most moving view of the Taj from the little octagonal tower in the Agra Fort, which lies across the river Jamuna. In the evening you may visit to the souvenirs market of Agra, one should visit Oswal Emporium where they have built a Mini Taj Mahal inside their showroom and it took 10 years for the artists to complete the mini replica of the Taj. The show room conducts free sound & light show showing the eras of Taj Mahal. Overnight in Agra.
06 Day: Agra – Ranthambhor (280 kms – 5 hours)
After breakfast drive to Ranthambhor enroute visit Old deserted town of Mughal Dynasty – Fatehpur Sikri built in red sandstone in honour of Saint Salim Chisti who foretold the birth of 3 sons to Emperor Akbar, is an example of robust stability combined with originality. Each important edifice here represents a type by itself. Notable among them is the Diwan-e-Khas, Punch Mahal, the Tomb of Salim Chisti, and the Bulund Darwaza. Later continue to proceed to Ranthambhor. On arrival transfer to the hotel. Overnight at Ranthambhor.
07 Day: Ranthambhor
Today morning take Jungle Safari by open Jeep or Canter accompanied by an expert naturalist to explore The Ranthambhor wildlife Sanctuary, one of the best places in India to see a tiger in its natural habitat. In the dry season tigers can be seen near the watering holes and are clearly visible in the dry forest. Return to the hotel for a lunch. Later visit Ranthambhor Fort over looking the National Park and Jogi Mahal. Also visit the famous Temple of Ganesha in the Fort. Rest of the evening free for leisure activities at the jungle resort. Overnight at Ranthambhor.
08 Day: Ranthambhor – Jaipur (180 kms – 4 hours)
After breakfast checkout and drive to Jaipur. On arrival in Jaipur transfer to hotel. Later in the evening visit to Birla Temple, speculator marble temple, glitters in the in the night, later at the time of dinner visit to Chokhi Dhani - an ethnic 5 star resort serving Rajasthani & Continental cuisine with live music, astrology, games, folk dances and music, puppet shows in an ambiance of an ethnic village. Return to the hotel for overnight.
09 Day: Jaipur
Today after breakfast explore the Pink City with an excursion to Amber Fort, situated just outside the city, enjoy the experience of ride on elephant back to and from the top of the hill on which the fort is situated. Afternoon sightseeing tour of City Palace in the heart of Jaipur is known for its blend of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. Not far away is the Central Museum. Jantar Mantar is the largest of the five observatories built by Sawai Jai Singh. The Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Winds was constructed for the royal ladies to watch the royal processions without being seen, all monuments are located in the vicinity of City Palace Complex of Jaipur. Later late afternoon is kept free to visit the famous Markets of Textiles, Gems, Carpets, and handicrafts. Jaipur is an ideal place for buying souvenirs. One can also visit Nahargarh Fort to see it illuminated over the floodlights. Return to the hotel for overnight.
10 Day: Jaipur – Pushkar (135 kms – 3 hours)
After breakfast checkout and drive to Pushkar on arrival transfer to the hotel. Relax for some time and visit the only temple of Lord Brahma surrounded by Pushkar Lake. On the banks of the lake you will see devotees taking dip into the holy waters of Pushkar & offering prayers. Also visit the world biggest cattle fair: Pushkar Fair Site, which is right opposite the Pushkar Lake. Overnight at the hotel.
11 Day: Pushkar – Udaipur (260 kms – 6 hours)
Early morning checkout & drive to Udaipur, enroute visit lunch at the Magnificent Deogarh Mahal with short visit at the historical Deogarh Fort, you can opt to lunch at the Deogarh, which is converted into a grand heritage hotel. Later you can opt for a off beat track to the Ranakpur Temples of 12 Century – built out of marbles with 108 carved pillars each carved differently from others. after visit continue to proceed to Udaipur, on arrival transfer to hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
12 Day: Udaipur
After breakfast take a sightseeing tour of Udaipur visiting City Palace Complex visit Durbar Hall, Crystal Gallery, Palace Museum and Jagdish Temple. City Palace is considered as the largest palace complex in Rajasthan. Later visit Saheli Ki Bari which is a small ornamental garden built in the honour of Royal Ladies for recreational purpose and visit Lok Kala Mandal & Shilpgram to see the village arts & crafts. Followed by visit to Eklingji & Nagda Temples – built in white marble with a double storied porch on the bank of Lake Bageela – 22 kms from Udaipur. In the evening take a boat ride at Lake Pichola visit Maharana Pratap Smarak. You can opt for dinner at Lake Palace, located amidst in the Lake. Overnight at Udaipur.
13 Day: Udaipur – Mumbai –Aurangabad (By Air)
After breakfast checkout and transfer to the airport to board the connecting flight 9w 709 to Aurangabad via Bombay. Depart Udaipur at 0820 hrs, arrival in Bombay at 0935 hrs. Then from Bombay IC887 depart at 1540 hours and arrive Aurangabad at 1625 hours. The evening free for leisure, optionally you can visit to local market.  Overnight stay in the hotel.
14 Day: Aurangabad – Ajanta (105 kms – 2 hours)
After breakfast for excursion of 105 kms to witness famous Ajanta caves. Ajanta is one of the few historical and architectural marvels of India. Recognized as the World Heritage site today, it was discovered during the 19th century by a group of British officers who were on a tiger hunt. The Ajanta group of caves, located deep within the Sahyadri hills above the Waghora, depicts the story of Buddhism that prevailed here during 200 BC to 650 AD. After visiting Ajanta Caves drive back to Aurangabad. Return to Aurangabad for overnight.
15 Day: Aurangabad – Ellora (30 kms – ½ hours)
After breakfast take a sight seeing tour of Ellora, one of the highly visited World heritage sites of India. It houses 34 monasteries and temples with some exclusive uninterrupted sequence of monuments that date back from 600 to 1000 AD. The temples of Ellora are dedicated to Brahmanism, Jainism, and Buddhism. It also has some of the excellent stonework depicting the legends related to Lord Shiva. Return to the Aurangabad for overnight stay.
16 Day: Aurangabad - Mumbai – Cochin (By Air)
After breakfast transfer to domestic airport to board the flight for Bombay at 0845 hours. Arrival at Bombay at 0945 hours. on arrival board the connecting flight  for Cochin depart at 1250 hrs, arrival in Cochin at 1435 hrs. On arrival transfer to the hotel. Relax till noon after lunch we will proceed for a Harbour cruise to visit Mattancherry Palace, Jewish Synagogue, Vypeen and Gundu islands to see the Chinese fishing nets. Later in the evening enjoy the Kathakali Dance presentation. Overnight at the hotel in Cochin.
17 Day: Cochin – Alleppey (64 Kms 1 ½ hrs) Backwaters tours through sailing boat to Kumarakom.

After breakfast checkout and drive for Alleppey, on arrival embark at the houseboat. The day for the journey of backwaters in the boat, through the tropical countryside enchanting backwaters of Alleppey by regattas (snake boats) for which Kerala is very famous, while sailing enjoy palm fringed narrow canals winding through the vast expanse of paddy fields and the neat tiny hamlets lined up along either side of the canals are panoramic sights one can never forget. The Chinese fishing nets, the reminiscent of our past trade links, are also found on the way. Flocks of duck swimming around the banks and tiny birds flying across the sky remains as enduring pictures reflecting the charm of this tourist land, you also enjoy fishing from the houseboats, evening enjoy sunset from the sun-deck of the houseboats, moving towards Kumarakom. The Houseboats have generated electricity; sitting cum dinning area, separate bedroom with attached English toilets, sun deck and fully loaded kitchen with a Chef, and Srank (Driver).   Overnight at the houseboat.

18 Day: Kumarakom

Kumarakom - for the nature-lover. Here in this backwater town, you can laze in a canoe amidst sylvan surroundings where the only presence is yours and the egrets. Later visit at Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, located on the banks of the Vembanad Lake, to see bird viewing where numerous species of birds, including Darters, Bitterns, Brahminy kites, Marsh Harries, Teals and several varieties of Herons roost are found. For an inquisitive bird watcher, it is always advisable to carry their binoculars at all times. Return to hotel, Make sure you do not miss out on Karimeen and fresh toddy the favorite fresh water food and the local wine. Overnight stay at Kumarakom.

19 Day: Kumarakom –Cochin (92 kms - 2 ½ hors) Cochin - Bombay- Back Home
After breakfast checkout then drive to Cochin, on arrival transfer to the airport to board the schedule flight to Bombay departure at 1515 hrs, arrival in Bombay at 1700 hrs. On arrival wait till departure to home country. Optionally you can go for city tour and shopping before your departure. Later transfer to the international airport to board the scheduled flight for home country. On departure, the  tour concludes with happy memories.
Note:

1. Customized Tour: Above tour plan  can be customized, as per the preference by the guest in terms of arrival and departure dates and destinations, adding or skipping of any destination, no. of days etc.,

2. Tour Cost: The cost of the above suggested tour will be based on the preference of hotels’  category i.e. 2-  3 -  4 -  5 and 5 Star deluxe, as well as standard and deluxe heritage hotels, beside that no. of persons traveling together and travel period effect tour cost.
The tour package will be inclusive of: hotel accommodation, air-conditioned car with English speaking driver (24 hours at disposal) for all transfers, sightseeing, intercity travel, and guide at the time of sightseeing, meals as per hotel package.  

3. Individual Tour: The above programme   is exclusive for any individual guest and their family only, (no sharing with any other tourist).

4. Group
Tours: The same tour  can be executed for group tours, if the guest or an agency forms a group in their own country. Conducting and forming a group tour in India with different nationals is not feasible.

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