Palaces Tour Itinerary

Duration : 10 Nights / 11 Days

Cities Covered with Tour : Udaipur - Bundi - Pushkar - jaipur - Bharatpur - Agra - Delhi

DAY 01: Udaipur
Arrive Udaipur and transfer to hotel. Day is leisure. In the evening we have a Boat ride on the lake Pichola.The famous Lake Palace of Udaipur was the summer residence of the former rulers. Overnight stay at hotel.

DAY 02: Udaipur
In the morning, after breakfast proceed to city tour of Udaipur. "The Venice of the East", Udaipur is an enchanting city. From lakes in the midst of sandy terrain to green forested hills where wildlife still abounds, the surprises are endless. Udaipur is surrounded by the Aravalli mountain ranges situated on the edge of three lakes. We start our sightseeing with the visit of Sahelion-Ki-Bari (Queen's resort for the maids of honour). After the visit of Garden of Maids we visit a Museum of folk art. This museum has a rich collection of Folk dresses, ornaments, puppets, masks, dolls, folk musical instruments and paintings on display, jagdish Temple, City palace, the biggest Palace in India, The museum of the palace includes the beautiful peacock mosaic and miniature wall paintings of Indian mythology. Night stay at hotel.

DAY 03: Udaipur - Bundi (approx. 267-kms / 5 hr.)
After breakfast, drive to (Enroute visit Chittorgarh Fort - Chittorgarh is the epitome of Rajput pride, romance and spirit. It reverberates with history of heroism and sacrifice, which is evident as it echoes with the tales sung by the Bards of Rajasthan. the main reason for visiting Chittorgarh is its massive hilltop fort, which is a depiction of Rajput culture and values. The fort stands on a 240-hectares site on an 180m high hill that rises rapidly from the plains below.) Bundi and check in the hotel. Day is leisure for old city tour by walk. Night stay at hotel.

DAY 04: Bundi - Pushkar (approx. 205-kms / 3.50 hr.)
After breakfast, check out the hotel and drive to city tour for Bundi Fort. After lunch proceed to Pushkar and check in the hotel.

DAY 05: Pushkar - Jaipur (approx. 144-kms / 3.00 hr.)
After breakfast proceed to Sightsing, Pushkar being one of the most religious places for Hindus has the atmosphere of an ancient religious town. The only temple of God Brahma is in Pushkar thus making Pushkar an important pilgrimage city for Hindus.Pushkar has become famous in the world due to its Pushkar Festival which takes place in the month of November. After sightsing drive to (Enroute visit Ajmer - Ajmer was held by Chechi Gurjars until about 700 years ago. Ajmer was founded in the late 7th century A.D. by Ajayraj Singh Chauhan.) Jaipur. In evening we have dinner with a presentation of Indian traditional music and dance at Chokhi Dhani. Back to hotel and stay.

DAY 06: Jaipur
Today we drive to the Pink City, Jaipur, this city owes its name, foundations and careful planning to the great warrior and astronomer, Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II. Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan and famous for its handicrafts and precious and semiprecious stones.In the afternoon we visit the city palace which is still the formal residence of the royal family, built in a blend of the Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. In the museum of the city palace we visit the private collection of the Jaipur Mahrajas. We continue to Jantar Mantar, a stone observatory, the largest of Jai Singh's five remarkable observatories. Its complex instruments reveals us the secrets of medieval Indian astronomy. Then Amber fort Amber was the ancient capital of Kachhawaha dynasty for 6 centuries before it was moved to newly created Jaipur. We will ascend to the Palace Fortress on the back of an Elephant. Enroute to Amber we visit the Hawa Mahal (Palace of the Winds), built in 1799 AD, it contains 953 small casements with each having its own balcony. The windows enabled cool air to circulate and the ladies to watch processions below without being seen.In the afternoon we have a walk through the colourful Bazaar of Jaipur and visit a factory to see the famous block printing work being done since centuries in Jaipur. Evening is free for shopping by car. Night stay at hotel.

DAY 07: Jaipur - Bharatpur (approx. 185-kms / 3.00 hr.)
After having breakfast drive to Bharatpur. After having lunch at hotel proceed to wildlife sanctuary. The park treasures over 400 species of bird different birds have been identified in the park and you see them all over the place. Many tourists travelling to this destination have rated it as the highlight of their visit. You can also sight migratory birds the Siberian Cranes around the lakes and can shoot them in your video-cam. Over night stay at the hotel.

DAY 08: Bharatpur - Agra (approx. 54-kms / 1.15 hr.)
After having breakfast drive to the Agra Enroute visit Fatehpur sikri (Diwan-e-Khas, Panch Mahal, Tomb of Salim Chisti, Buland Darwaza). Over night stay at hotel in Agra.

DAY 09: Agra - Delhi (approx. 215-kms / 3.15 hr.)
In the morning, after breakfast, check out from hotel, proceed to city tour of Agra. We start today our sightseeing by a visit to the Agra Fort, built by three of the greatest Mughal emperors. The construction of this massive structure began in 1565 under Akbar's reign and continued till the time of his grandson's reign, Shahjahan who built the impressive imperial quarters and mosque. After the visit of Agra Fort we proceed to visit the most beautiful monument of India, the Taj Mahal, an enduring monument to love, with a continually fulfilling beauty. It was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan between 1631-52, as a tomb and memorial to his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal (Jewel of the Palace), who died at the age of 39 giving birth to her 14th child. We spend enough time at Taj Mahal to take this impressive memory home. After the visit of Taj Mahal we have a look at the famous fine marble inlay work which is still being done in Agra by the descendants of the families of builders and artists of the Taj Mahal. After sightsing drive to (Enroute visit Sikandra - The third Mughal Emperor Akbar the Great (1555–1605), himself commenced its construction in around 1600, according to Tartary tradition to commence the construction of one's tomb during one's lifetime. Akbar himself planned his own tomb and selected a suitable site for it.) Delhi, Check in the hotel and stay.

DAY 10: Delhi
In the morning, after breakfast, Full day city tour covering Jama Masjid, Red Fort, Chandni Chowk, Qutub 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's House, Parliament House, Government Secretariat Buildings & Connaught Place shopping centre. In the evening drive to Airport or your hotel.

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Palaces Tour View

City Palace - Udaipur
Taragarh Fort - Bundi
Fair & Festivals - Pushkar
Lohagarh Fort - Bharatpur
City Palace - Jaipur
Taj Mahal - Agra
Red Fort - Delhi