Tour Overview

Day 1: Arrival in New Delhi, hotel transfer.
Day 2: Explore New and Old Delhi, visit Qutab Minar, India Gate, Rashtrapati Bhawan. Drive to Mandawa, check into Koolwal Kothi Hotel.
Day 3: Discover Shekhawati’s art in Mandawa and Fatehpur. Journey to Bikaner, visit Junagarh Fort. Reach Gajner Palace Hotel.
Day 4: Cruise from Alleppey to Kumarakom on a houseboat.
Day 5: Drive to Periyar, explore spice market.
Day 6: Boat ride on Lake Periyar to observe wildlife.
Day 7: Drive to Munnar, visit Tea Museum.
Day 8: Drive to Cochin, enjoy Kathakali dance show.
Day 9: Explore Cochin, transfer to airport.

Day 1

Arrive in New Delhi

Your adventure begins as you touch down at Delhi’s vibrant airport. Our representative will be there to welcome you and ensure a seamless transfer to your hotel. Take a moment to relax and refresh before diving into the cultural tapestry that awaits you. Overnight at a cosy hotel in Delhi.

Day 2

Delhi – Mandawa
255km

Rise to a delectable breakfast at the hotel and embark on an enchanting journey through both New and Old Delhi.

Qutab Minar:  Stand in awe of the towering Qutab Minar, a medieval masterpiece reaching for the heavens, nestled among the historic ruins of Quwat-ul-Islam mosque.
India Gate and Rashtrapati Bhawan: Admire the grandeur of India Gate and the stately Rashtrapati Bhawan (Presidential Estate), once the Viceroy’s House.
Diplomatic Enclave: Glide through the Embassy area and Diplomatic enclave, capturing memories at every turn.

In the afternoon, continue your journey to Nawalgarh. As the sun sets, check into the captivating Koolwal Kothi Hotel, your home for the night.

Qutab Minar, Delhi

Day 3

Mundawa – Bikaner – Gajner
227km

After a breakfast, immerse yourself in the heart of Shekhawati, where art comes alive through frescoes, Havelis, and mansions. Explore the open-air art gallery of Mandawa and Fatehpur, where history and creativity intertwine. Then, venture to Bikaner to uncover the secrets of Junagarh Fort, celebrated for its mesmerizing stone carvings.

As the day comes to a close, make your way to the captivating Gajner, where the regal Gajner Palace eagerly awaits your arrival.

Gajner Palace Hotel, Gajner, Rajasthan - India Tour Guide and Driver

Day 4

Gajner – Kolayat – Sam
368km

Following a sumptuous breakfast, set forth on a desert-bound journey to Jaisalmer, known as the “Golden City” due to its distinctive golden sandstone architecture. Along the way, visit Kolayat village, renowned for its Havelis and sacred lake, and local villages, where you’ll immerse yourself in the authentic rural life of the village.

In the evening, arrive at Sam’s enchanting sand dunes, where you’ll check into luxurious Swiss tents. Embrace the thrill of a camel ride across the dunes, and savor a dinner and cultural performance under the star-studded desert sky, a tradition rooted in the desert culture. Spend the night in the tented accommodation at Sam, surrounded by the tranquility of the desert.

Biwari village visit meet the local chief

Day 5

Sam – Jaisalmer

After a hearty breakfast, make your way to the captivating city of Jaisalmer, a desert jewel with a history dating back to the 12th century. Explore the historic Jaisalmer Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Gadisar Lake, famous havelis with intricate carvings, and the remarkable Bada Bagh, where grand cenotaphs pay tribute to the rulers of the region.

Jaisalmer City and Fort at sunset - India tour guide and driver
Jodphur Fort view over the blue city

Day 6

Jaisalmer – Jodhpur
285km

Indulge in a delectable breakfast before your journey to Jodhpur, also known as the “Blue City” due to the indigo-painted houses that line its streets. Explore the imposing Mehrangarh Fort, a formidable fortress perched on a hill, and take a leisurely stroll through the old city’s charming streets, where history is etched in every alley. Visit the lively clock tower bazaar, a place where time seems to stand still. Spend the night in a comfortable hotel that echoes the grandeur of Rajasthan’s past.

Day 7

Jodphur – Ranakpur – Kumbhalgarh
210km

Enjoy a delicious breakfast and set off on a thrilling village safari in a Jeep. Witness the simple and vibrant life of the villages, where traditions have been passed down through generations. Later, journey to Ranakpur to visit the famous Jain temples, renowned for their intricate white marble architecture and 1,444 exquisitely carved pillars. Your next destination is Kumbhalgarh, where you’ll explore the impressive Kumbhalgarh Fort, a colossal structure that protected the Mewar Kingdom for centuries, before retiring to your hotel. The fort’s thick walls and large gates are a testament to its historical significance.

Day 8

Kumbhalgarh – Udaipur – Bijaipur
200km

After breakfast, drive to the enchanting city of Udaipur, often referred to as the “City of Lakes” for its picturesque lakes and grand palaces. Visit the City Palace, a magnificent royal residence that offers breathtaking views of Lake Pichola. Explore the majestic Jagdish Temple, an architectural marvel that stands as a testament to Udaipur’s rich heritage. Later, take a leisurely stroll through Saheliyon-Ki-Bari, often called the “Gardens of the Maids of Honour,” a tranquil garden that transports you to the era of royal leisure. Proceed to Bijaipur and take a stroll through the charming village, where history is interwoven with the daily lives of the residents.

Day 9

Bijaipur – Chittorgarh – Pushkar
200km

Savor breakfast at your hotel and embark on a journey to the historic Chittorgarh Fort, a symbol of Rajput valor and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The fort’s sprawling complex is home to several palaces, temples, and towers, each with its own story of heroism and sacrifice. Then, drive to the serene town of Pushkar, where you’ll have the chance to visit the tranquil Pushkar Lake and the famous Brahma Temple, one of the few temples in the world dedicated to Lord Brahma.

Chittorgarh Fort, Rajasthan

Day 10

Pushkar – Jaipur
165km

After breakfast, make your way to the vibrant Pink City of Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan, where history is alive in every corner. Explore the iconic Hawa Mahal, also known as the “Palace of the Winds,” which was designed for royal women to observe street festivals without being seen. Visit the City Palace, a magnificent royal residence with a museum that houses an extensive collection of art and artefacts from the royal family. Explore the Jantar Mantar, an astronomical observatory built in the 18th century, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Wrap up your day by visiting the Monkey Temple, also known as Galtaji, a sacred place with natural springs and temples.

Unwind in a comfortable hotel that combines modern amenities with the architectural grandeur of Jaipur’s regal history.

Day 11

Jaipur – Abhaneri – Fatehpur Sikri – Agra
235km

After breakfast at the hotel in Jaipur, you’ll embark on a journey to Agra, a city renowned for its architectural wonders and historical significance, covering a distance of approximately 235 kilometers. En route, you will make two fascinating stops:

Abhaneri – The City of Brightness: Located 95 kilometers before Jaipur, Abhaneri is a small village town with a rich history. Originally known as “Abha Nagri,” which translates to the “city of brightness,” the name evolved over time to Abhaneri. Despite its current state of ruins, Abhaneri still captivates tourists from around the world. Explore its historical significance and intriguing past.

Continue your drive towards Fatehpur Sikri, another historical gem:

Fatehpur Sikri: This UNESCO World Heritage Site was founded by the great Mughal ruler Akbar, who established it as his capital. He built a grand city, which stood as a symbol of his power and vision. However, after only 40 years, maintaining the water supply in this arid region became too difficult, leading to the abandonment of the city. What remains today are the phenomenal structures of grand temples and palaces, with the ruins of old houses scattered throughout. Fatehpur Sikri has transformed into an atmospheric ghost city, and you’ll witness its unique charm, complete with green parrots and playful monkeys. After your visit, continue your drive towards Agra.

Upon arrival in Agra, check in to your hotel. You’ll spend the night at the hotel, surrounded by the echoes of history.

Abhaneri step

Day 12

Agra – Delhi airport
200km

In the early morning, before the crowds gather, you’ll visit the iconic Taj Mahal. This stunning monument was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan as an enduring symbol of his love for his deceased wife. It’s often considered the most romantic burial site in the world, and its white marble magnificence against the backdrop of the rising sun is a sight to behold.

After your visit to the Taj Mahal, return to your hotel for breakfast. Following breakfast, you’ll explore the Agra Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This fort, with its impressive red sandstone architecture, played a significant role in Mughal history.

Later in the evening, you’ll embark on a journey back to Delhi, covering a distance of approximately 200 kilometers. Upon your arrival in Delhi, you’ll visit the Sikh Temple of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, a place of spiritual significance and serenity.

In the late evening, you’ll be treated to a farewell dinner at a local city restaurant, savoring the flavors of India one last time. After this delightful meal, you’ll be transferred to the international airport to board your flight back to your home country, bringing your unforgettable journey through the historic and cultural wonders of India to a close.

Taj Mahal, Agra early morning

We understand that every traveler is unique. That’s why all our sample tours are fully customizable to match your personal preferences. Alternatively, create your own dream itinerary with our assistance, tailored to any destination of your choice.

Cost for Your Tour:

For a personalized quotation, please contact us. The cost varies depending on factors such as travel dates, hotel preferences, group size, meal plans, and transportation choices.

Cost Includes:

  • Comfortable hotel accommodation
  • Daily breakfast at all hotels
  • Private airport transfers with a chauffeured vehicle
  • Guided tours and sightseeing in a private vehicle throughout the trip
  • All vehicles related expenses including fuel, tolls, and parking
  • Dedicated tour guide for the duration of your journey
  • Meals and accommodation allowances for the driver and guide
  • A memorable cycle rickshaw ride through the charming streets

Cost Does Not Include:

  • Entrance fees to monuments and attractions
  • Fees for additional activities not listed in the inclusions
  • Lunches and dinners
  • International flights, travel insurance, and visa fees
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Any other expenses not explicitly mentioned

Please Note:

  • The itinerary provided is flexible, and the order of visits can be adjusted.
  • Driving times are approximate and subject to change.
  • Special considerations apply during peak travel periods.
  • Weather conditions may affect certain activities.
  • Your tour driver or guide will tailor the sightseeing experience to your preferences.
  • You have the flexibility to customize your itinerary during your journey.
  • If you choose not to have a tour guide, your driver will assist with ticket purchases and provide relevant information.
  • Transportation is available as per your convenience, including evening outings.

Sample tours

We offer you a totally flexible and custom service so you can see India your own way. Here are some sample tours for inspiration. All of our tours can be customised to suit your preferences.

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