‘Jewels of India’ is the perfect Indian journey for those who wish to experience India in its true sense. Offering a beautiful confluence of India’s popular tourist attractions, this 12-days journey will let you experience India’s colourful culture, its architectural brilliance and incredible wildlife.
Welcome to India! Arrive in Mumbai where you’ll be greeted by the tour representative who’s waiting in Airport’s arrival hall. After receiving amiable invocation, you’ll be transferred to the pre-booked luxurious hotel your stay in Mumbai. Complete check-in formalities, and relax for the remaining day. Meanwhile, enjoy delicious meals (Dinner) served at the hotel.
This morning is at leisure. Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel. In the afternoon, proceed for Mumbai Airport after completing hotel check-out formalities. Board a flight to Udaipur- the city of lakes in the princely state of Rajasthan. Popularly known as the legacy of empires, Udaipur is home to many historical buildings, monuments, forts and places. On arrival, meet your tour representative who’ll transfer you to the hotel for dinner & overnight stay.
Enjoy Serenity of Royal Palaces Time: 4-5 Hours
This day, embark on an exciting Udaipur sightseeing tour after early breakfast. The shiny Lake Pichola, fabulous palaces, royal havelis, holy shrines, and local bustling outlets with splendid Aravalli Hillls in the backdrop, these are some highlights that make Udaipur a royal romantic destination. Begin this Udaipur tour with a visit to the City Palace. Displaying a beautiful fusion of royal Rajasthani and mesmeric Mughal in its architectural representation, the palace gives stunning views of city’s other attractions. After this, walk to the adjacent Fateh Prakesh Palace to explore portraiture collection of Rajput maharajas displayed at Crystal Gallery. After exploring this beauty, stop en-route for lunch and move to the famous garden Sahelion Ki Bari for an afternoon at leisure.
Sunset Views at Lake Pichola Time: 3-4 Hours
In the evening, enjoy sunset views riding a boat on the calm waters of Lake Pichola. Sail across the picturesque ghats of this beautiful lake, and then stop at Jag Mandir. Here, spend some time at leisure to explore its magnificent beauty of this beautiful island. Later, return back for dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
After an early morning breakfast, get ready for a 94 km on-road journey to Jain’s pilgrimage site of Ranakpur Temple in Udaipur. Here, you’ll get a chance to witness the religious charm of this holy shrine. One among the architectural marvels of this area, the holy temple, and its white-marbled beauty exhibits Jain religiosity in its cravings. Meanwhile, have lunch before driving back. On your arrival in Udaipur, check-in at the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Proceed to Udaipur Airport after early breakfast at the hotel. Board a flight to Jaipur, capital city of Rajasthan. Upon arrival, you’ll be met at the airport and transferred for city sightseeing. Founded by Maharaja Jai Singh II in the year 1727, Jaipur is the first planned city of Independent India. Start exploring the Jaipur’s pride, City Palace along with Mubarak Mahal. Afterward, drive past the Hawa Mahal, the Palace of the Winds.
On your way to hotel, stop en-route for lunch at the local eatery. This afternoon is free to enjoy the luxurious surroundings of stay. Dinner & Overnight stay at the hotel.
Enjoy Elephant Safari in Morning Time: 3-4 Hours (approx)
Start this day with an exciting excursion to the royal Amer Fort, after an early breakfast. Located on a hill in the suburbs of the Pink City, this impressive fort was once the royal capital of Rajasthan, the land of the kings. Enjoy the royal Rajputana grandeur while passing the fort’s entrance on an exciting elephant safari. Also explore the small Kali Temple.
Afternoon Visit to the City Palace Time: 2-3 Hours (approx)
Afternoon explore the 'Pink City' the bustling metropolis that is Rajasthan's capital, seeing the Observatory and the City Palace, after lunch. In the evening, get some time to explore Jaipur’s famous markets for shopping. Later, enjoy traditional Rajasthani dinner before going to sleep for overnight.
Time: 4 Hour; 156 km (approx.)
Today you will be driven to Ranthambore which is a journey of approximately 4 hours from jaipur. It’s no secret that the lure of Ranthambore lies in its tigers. At Ranthambore, tigers are no strangers to human interaction and they very often venture quite close to jeeps on a safari. Spread over more than 392 sq km, the reserve is also home to sloth bears, black bucks, leopards, hyenas and crocodiles. The golden jackals of Rajasthan also roam the jungles of Ranthambore and you can often see them wrestling each other or hunting prey. En-route, stop at a local restaurant for lunch and then continue to drive back to Ranthambore.
After 4 hours of road journey, you’ll reach Ranthambore. Upon arrival, complete hotel check-in formalities and relax. Rest of the day is at leisure. Dinner & Overnight stay at the hotel.
Jeep Safari to Spot Royal Bengal Tiger Time: 2-3 Hours (approx)
After enjoying light breakfast at your hotel, get ready to visit Ranthambore National Park. Stretched over an area of 282 sq. km, Ranthambore National Park is considered one among the largest national parks in the entire northern India. A paradise for wildlife enthusiasts, this place was the hunting ground of maharajas of Rewa. Also the home of world-famous tigress Machli, Ranthambhore attracts wildlife admirer from all across the world. Get ready to experience an exciting jeep safari to Ranthambhore National Park spotting royal Bengal tigers on your ways. After watching the wide fauna at the park, relax for some time and have lunch at a local eatery.
Afternoon Jungle Safari to the Park Time: 1-2 Hours
After finishing your lunch, again continue to explore fauna at Ranthambore National Park. Again ride the jeep to see best and closest views of the wild animals living peacefully in their natural habitat. Apart from tigers, you’ll also get a chance to see Sambar (a large deer native to Indian subcontinent), wild boar, spotted deer, and other species. After this wildlife excursion, return back for dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Today you will be driven to Agra. Have breakfast, and leave hotel to reach your end destination. On this on-road journey, you’ll first pass Sawai Madhopur, and then Bharatpur. Upon Bharatpur arrival, stop en-route for lunch. After lunch, again continue to Agra via Fatehpur Sikiri. Stop at Fatehpur Sikiri and explore the abounded city. Later, continue to drive for Agra. Upon arrival, complete hotel check-in formalities and relax. Rest of the day is at leisure. Dinner & Overnight stay at the hotel.
Sunrise Visit to Taj Mahal Time: 3-4 Hours
This morning, have breakfast leave early from your hotel to discover attractive trails of the imperial city, Agra. Make an early visit to the Seven Wonder of the World- Taj Mahal to watch the first rays of dawn over the Taj. Get smitten by witnessing the soft replica of the white-marbled monument in the Yamuna River punctuated by the flares of glinting golden sun rays. After witnessing the poignant beauty of incredible Taj Mahal from a far point, it’s time to enjoy the close view of Taj Mahal.
Afternoon Visit to Agra Fort Time: 1-2 Hours
After this, proceed to Agra Fort – a UNESCO World Heritage Site and 16th century Mughal monument where Shah Jahan was once held prisoner. Meanwhile, stop for some time to have lunch. Following evening leisure time, relax at the hotel and enjoy delicious cuisines served. Overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Time: 5 Hours; 275 km (approx.)
This morning is at leisure. Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel, and relax. In the afternoon, complete check-out formalities and get ready to leave for Delhi. This 175 on-road journey is of approximately 5 hours. On your way to Delhi, stop en-route for lunch. Once you’re in Delhi, check-in at the hotel and spend some time at leisure. Overnight, dinner and stay at the hotel.
Today is the last day of your Jewels of India tour. You’ll be dropped to the Delhi Airport for the onwards journey. We hope this tour enabled you to get the real insights of wonderfully coloured culture of incredible India. Come back soon. Namaste!