14 Days Rajasthan Tour with Golden Triangle and Goa
Destination: Delhi – Agra – Fatehpur Sikri, Jaipur, Udaipur, Ranakpur, Mount Abu, Jodhpur, Goa, Mumbai
Day 01: Arrival in Delhi
Welcome to India. Upon arrival at Indira Gandhi International Airport/ Railway Station New Delhi, You will be received & transferred to your pre booked hotel by an exclusive car.
Day 2 : Delhi
Have a very hearty breakfast at the hotel and then embark on full day sightseeing tour of Old Delhi and New Delhi. Delhi is the capital city of India. It is one of the most important cities of India. It is just not a city but it is a book – a book which says the history of India. This historic city has witnessed several kingdoms and many ups and downs. Seven times this city went through the pain of being built and rebuilt. Today, Delhi is one of the most important tourism destinations in the country appealing tourists and travellers from all over the world. There are several magnificent monuments in the city narrating the saga of past. Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Old Fort, Qutub Minar, Humayun’s Tomb, Rajghat, etc are historical monuments of Delhi tourists love to explore on their Delhi tours. Akshardham Temple Complex, Laxmi Narayan Temple (Birla Temple), Lotus Temple, Parliament House, President House, Government Building, etc all are architecturally beautiful monuments tourists love to visit. Chandani Chowk, Janpath, Connought Place, Palika Bazaar, Kinari Bazaar, etc are places for shopping activities.
Day 3 :Delhi-Agra
cul rajasthanHave a relaxed breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast leave for Agra – the City of Taj Mahal. Upon arrival in Agra, on arrival check in the pre-booked hotel. Agra is a historically rich city of India. It is one of the ancient towns of India. It is widely acclaimed for its magnificent monuments like Taj Mahal – the Symbol of Love, Agra Red Fort, Itmad-Ud-Daullah Tomb (the Baby Taj).
Taj Mahal: Taj Mahal is one of Seven Wonders of World. It is India’s star attraction appealing a large number of tourists through out the entire globe. It was built by mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. Taj Mahal is closed on Friday. In the afternoon you will visit the splendid mughal monument Red Fort and the world famous magnificent Taj Mahal.
Day 04: Agra-Jaipur
Have a very hearty breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast proceed to Jaipur, the pink city of India, en route visiting historical sites of Fatehpur Sikri. Visit here Buland Darwaza – the largest gateway in the world. Continue your drive to Jaipur. Upon arrival in Jaipur, check in the hotel. Relax and in the evening enjoy walking in intriguing and bustling local market of Jaipur.
Day 05: Jaipur
Jaipur is the capital city of Rajasthan, better known as the land of kings. It is popularly described as the Pink City of India because mostly buildings are pink colored in its old city. It was founded by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh, a great ruler, astronomer, philosopher and soldier. Jaipur is globally acclaimed for its magnificent forts, elegant palaces, terrific temples, heritage monuments, museums, and more importantly charming look and exotic culture & tradition.
Today morning after hearty breakfast, you will be taken to Amber Fort in the outskirt of Jaipur City. Enjoy elephant ride to ascend the fort. Visit the Jal Mahal Palace and the Nahargarh Fort. Visit the magnificent City Palace. See the terrific charm of Birla Temple with colorful water fountains in the complex. Explore the Albert Hall Museum. Marvel at stunning structure – Hawa Mahal (the Palace of Winds). Visit the Jantar Mantar – a royal observatory. Relax at evening.
Day 06: Jaipur-Udaipur
Morning after breakfast drive to Udaipur. On arrival check in the hotel. Freshen up and relax at the hotel. Later in evening visit the old city, vintage & classic Car collection & have dinner at Garden Hotel Restaurant. Udaipur is one of the most romantic cities of India. It is widely famous for its elegant palaces and lovely lakes. It is located in the Aravalli ranges of Rajasthan. It is one the most charming and captivating cities in Rajasthan.
Day 07: Udaipur
Morning after breakfast Start your Udaipur city tours by visiting the magnificent City Palace and wandering through its beautiful rooms and apartments. Visit the terrific Jagdish Temple. Later visit the famous Saheliyon-ki-Bari. Later afternoon enjoy boat ride on picturesque lake – Pichola Lake. View the beauty of elegant Lake Palace situated in the middle of lake.
Day 08: Udaipur – Ranakpur – Mount Abu
Morning after breakfast drive to Jodhpur enroute visiting Ranakpur.
Beautiful sculptured Jain temples mark the glory of this renowned place. Marked as one of the five holy places for the Jain community, these were created in the 15 the century. During the reign of Rana Kumbha and are enclosed within a wall. The central Chaumukha [four faced temple] is dedicated to Adinathji the temple is an astounding creation with 29 halls and 1,444 pillars all distinctly carved and no two being alike is a amazing evidence of the genius sense of architecture that enhances the charm of the place. Every temple has this conceivable surface carved with equal delicacy.
The ambience of Ranakpur is mainly highlighted by the location and the almost divine architecture, giving the same hue as its counter part - the great Dilwara Temple's. in Mt-Abu. Facing the main temple are the unique temples -Parasvanath - Neminath with exquisite figures carving similar to that Khujaraho sculptures. Another temple worth visiting is the nearby 'Sun Temple' dedicated to the 'Sun God' (Surya-the master of all the planets and the provider of light to the whole universe) adorned with polygonal wall, richly embellished with the carvings of warriors, horses and solar (Nakshatras, grahs') deities riding splendid 'chariots' the vehicle of the 'Sun God'- which accordingly to the Hindu Mythology is the God of prosperity and a shining destiny in this world. Many throng this shrine for these blessings. Overall Ranakpur is known as ' The tranquil pilgrimage town'
On arrival at Mount Abu check in the hotel. Later proceed for the sight seeing tour of Mount Abu visiting Dilwara Temple,guru skikhar,sunset point and Nakki Lake(in night).
Day 09: Mount Abu- Jodhpur
Morning after breakfast drive to Jodhpur. On arrival in Jodhpur check in the Hotel. Jodpur-Situated at the edge of the Thar Desert on the foothill of a sandstone hillock, Jodhpur is like an oasis in the vast desert. One of the most fascinating cities of Rajasthan ,Jodhpur is encompassed by a 10 km long and high wall with 8 gates and innumerable bastions. Jodhpur was founded by Rao Jodha, a Rajput chief of the valiant Rathore clan, in 1459 A.D. Jodhpur is famous for its amazing architectural splendors like the 15th century Mehrangarh Fort, beautiful palaces and temples. Jodhpur is also known for its unique art and culture .Later visit the Meharangarh Fort & Jaswant Thada. The Fort houses a number of beautiful palaces in its complex including Moti Mahal, Janaki Mahal. Visit the City Palace Museum, Umaid Bhawan and also visit the Clock Tower market in evening.
Day 10: Jodhpur-Mumbai-Goa
Have a hearty breakfast at the hotel. Spend some time in Market for some last minute purchasing. Later catch flight for Mumbai & connecting flight from Mumbai to Goa. Goa is the smallest but beautiful state of India. Its capital is Panjim. It is globally famous as a world class beach resort. It has many breathtaking beaches that appeals tourists and vacationers from all over the world. It has also monument attractions like forts, palaces, churches, temples, colonial homes, etc.
Day 11 - 12: Goa
The days are at leisure in Goa. Enjoy the different beaches of Goa.
Day 13:Goa - Mumbai
Have a very hearty breakfast at the hotel, after noon board flight for Mumbai. On arrival check in the Hotel. Day at Leisure.
Day 14: Mumbai – Departure
Morning after a hearty breakfast embark on sightseeing tour of Mumbai, the commercial capital of India. Optional: Take one hour boat ride across Mumbai harbor to reach the famous Elephant Island. Here you will have golden opportunity to see some of the huge and intricately carved Elephanta Caves dating back to the 8th century. Mumbai: Visit the Gateway of India overlooking the Harbour. Visit the Towers of Silence. Visit the Marine Drive and the Dhobi Ghat. Also visit Mani Bhawan Museum dedicated to life and works of Rashtra Pita Mahatma Gandhi. Explore bustling Crawford Market and finish your last minute shopping. Later transfer to the Mumbai International Airport to catch flight for your home/onward destination.