Eminent Indian Destinations

Day 1: Arrive Delhi airport
Upon arrival at Delhi airport welcome, meet and assist by our representative and transfer to hotel.Rest of the day at leisure after long flight. Overnight stay at hotel

Day 2:Delhi
After breakfast proceed for city tour of Old Delhi visiting Raj Ghat which is located on the banks of theriver Yamuna, This is Mahatma Gandhi’s Memorial, where he was cremated following his assassination in January 1948. The memorial lies in the midst of landscaped gardens and made of a simple square platform of black marble inscribed with his last words “Hey Ram”. Drive Pass Red Fort the 17th century imposing fortress built in red sandstone is surrounded by a huge boundary wall 33m high. Inside are exquisite palaces and beautiful gardens.Board the 'cycle rickshaw' for a unique experience from the Red Fort, through "Chandni Chowk" or Silver Street, experiencing the sights and sounds of this very busy avenue-heading west from the Fort.Opposite the Red Fort lies Jama Masjid (Friday Mosque) made of red sandstone and white marble,completed in 1656. It is India’s largest mosque where more than 20,000 people can kneel in prayer at one time New Delhi visiting Humayun’s Tomb, built by his wife Haji Begum in the 16th Century. An early example of Mughal architecture considered the predecessor of the Taj Mahal.The Qutab Minar - the landmark of Delhi, a huge tower of victory started in 1199 and completed in 1368. The Minar is 72.5m high with a diameter at the base 14.4m and 2.7m at the top.Proceed to the Rashtrapati Bhawan (Drive Pass) once the Viceroy’s residence and now the official residence of the President of India. Designed by Lutyens, it combines western and eastern styles - the dome reflects the Buddhist stupa, the chhattris “Hindu” and the graceful colonnades very “British”. It has 340 rooms.The India Gate (42m), C commemorates the 70,000 Indian soldiers who died in the 1st world war.13516 names of British and Indian soldiers killed in the Afghan War of 1919 are engraved on the arch and foundations. Under the arch, glows the Amar Jawan Jyoti flame commemorating Indian armed forces’ losses in the Indo-Pakistan war of 1971. Overnight stay at hotel

Day 3: Delhi to Sawai Madhopur by train Jan Shatabadi.
Sawai Madhopur to Ranthambore by surface,Transfer from hotel to Hazart Nizamuddin railway station in time to board train for Sawai Madhopur.Arrive Sawai Madhopur railway station Upon arrival meet & assist at Sawai Madhopur railway station and drive to Ranthambore - one of the finest tiger reserve and one of the most filmed wildlife reserves in the world. Ranthambore was declared a wildlife sanctuary in 1955 and became part of Project Tiger in 1973. This park is famous for its tigers and is one of the best places in the country to see these majestic predators in the wild. The Park, which covers an area of nearly 400 sq. km. and is set between the Aravali and Vindhya ranges. Its deciduous forests were once a part of the magnificent jungles of Central India. Upon arrival at Ranthambore, check in at hotel Rest of the day at leisure and Overnight stay at hotel

Day 4: Ranthambore Morning and Afternoon you will enjoy game drives in Ranthambore National Park by shared open jeep or canter. Overnight stay at Hotel

Day 5: Ranthambore to Bundi
After breakfast drive to Bundi, has not only witnessed but inspired a myraid of exciting and beautiful events that have crystallized as inevitable parts of the Rajasthani history and heritage Upon arrival at Bundi, check in at hotel Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at hotel

Day 6: Bundi
After breakfast city tour of Bundi visiting Chaurasi Khaomon Ki chhatri or 84-Pillared Cenotaph is a chhatri located in Bundi town. It was constructed in 1740 by Maharaja of Bundi Rao Raja Anirudh, as a memorial to his foster brother.Raniji Ki Baori also “Queen's Stepwell” is a noted stepweill situated in Bundi. It was built in 1699 A.D.by Rani Nathavati Ji. It is a 46 m deep stepped well with some superb carvings on its pillars also showing the ten Avtars of Lord Vishnu which line the side walls and a high arched gate Chhattar Mahal – A steep paved carraife-way is the only way to reach the Chhattar Mahal of special interest in the palace is the Hazari Pol or Gate of the thousand the Naubat Khana the Hathi Pol with its old water clock and the Diwaan-e-Aam Hathi Pole – The entrance of the Chattar Mahal is through a monumental elephant gateway called the Hathi Pole flanked by the Elephants that are so common is the Hadaoti region.Sukh Mahal – Rao Raja Vishnu Singh's magnificent summer palace on the Sukh Sagar Lake amid the lush surroundings of a beautiful garden. An underground tunner is believed to run from the Sukh Mahal to the old Palace Chittra Shala – A fascinating pavilion and a gallery of minature murals embellish the palace Elaborate colourful paintings on the walls depict scenes from the Ragmala and Raaslila-the Radha- Krishna story. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 7: Bundi to Chittorgarh by surface
After breakfast drive to Chittorgarh also called Chittaur from the 7th century to the 16th was the capital of Mewar under the Rajputs. Chittaur evokes memories of great heroism and sacrifice by Rajput men and women in he intermittent battles that they had to fight against invaders from Northwest or Delhi Cittaur witnessed both the ravages of war and the triumphs of the spirit.Upon arrival at Chittorgarh, check in at hotel Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 8: Chittorgarh
After breakfast city tour of Chittorgarh visiting the Chittorgarh fort – The fort of Chittor is regarded as one of the most outstanding forts and is
indeed the Pride of Rajasthan. The formidable fort is perched atop hillock covering a massive area and is a standing sentinel to the courage and valour of Chittorgarh Tower of Victory also know as Vijay Stamb built by Maharana Kumbha to commemorate his victory over Mohamed Khiliji. There are around 157 narrow steps leading to the terrace where the balconies give a beautiful top angle view of the whole town Tower of Fame also know as Kirti Stamb dedicated to Adinathji the 1st Jain Teerthankar. A narrow stairway goes through seven stories of the tower to the top. .Overnight stay at hotel

Day 9: Chittorgarh to Udaipur by surface
After breakfast drive to Udaipur lies in a valley, amidst green hills on the banks of Lake Pichola. Along the shores of the lake is the palace of the Maharana. Within the palace, view peacocks in mosaic on the walls, floors inlaid with tiles of rare beauty and roof gardens.Upon arrival at Udaipur, check in at hotel Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 10: Udaipur
After breakfast you will enjoy city tour visiting City Palace - The city palace was built in 1725 with various palaces inside it such as Dilkush Mahal, the palace of Krishan Moti Mahal, Sheesh Mahal all ornately decorated. The museum in City Palace contains incomparable historic and artistic heritage which dates back to 14 century, Jagdish Temple – Dedicated to Vishnu, the preserver, this temple was built by Maharana Jagat Singh in 1651, Saheliyon Ki Bari – The Garden of the Maids of Honour, a most serene place in Udaipur, designed by Maharana Fateh Singh. It consists of beautiful lawns, gardens and fountains, a retreat for the ladies of the household, Rana Pratap Smarak, & Sajan Niwas Gardens- Overlooking the Fateh Sagar is the Moti Magri (Pearl Hill) on which is a statue of Maharana Pratap on his famous horse Chetak. Local guide claim that he jumped an abyss of extraordinary width in the heat of the battle even after losing one leg! The path to the top winds through some attractive gardens.Afternoon enjoy Boat ride on Lake Pichola. Lake Pichola - The beautiful Lake Pichola derives its name from a nearby village Picholi. Udai Singh built a dam and from then the lake has become a meeting place for more than two hundred species of migratory and resident birds. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 11: Udaipur
Day at leisure to explore city of lakes at your own pace and Overnight stay at hotel
26th February'18 Mon Udaipur to Mumbai by flight 9W-2094:0700-0815 Hrs
Transfer from hotel to Udaipur airport in time to board flight for Mumbai.Arrive Mumbai airport.Upon arrival at Mumbai airport transfer to hotel.Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 12: Mumbai
Morning excursion by boat to Elephanta Caves – a UNESCO world Heritage site.It lies 10 km north east of Apollo Bunder and is the glorious abode of Lord Shiva (the destroyer God as per Hindu mythology). The island is famous for its great cave shrine, excavated in the sixth century,dating back to the period, when the island was known as Gharapuri, the Fortress City. With the arrival of the Portuguese, the island was renamed Elephanta, after the huge carved elephant, they found at the place where they landed.Gateway of India – built to commemorate the visit of King George-V and Queen Mary to Mumbai. The foundation stone was laid in 1911 and was completed in 1920.(Drive pass) Mani Bhawan - Father of Nation Mahatma Gandhi used to stay here during his visit to Mumbai Hanging Gardens - terraced gardens perched at the top of Malabar Hill, on its western side. They provide lovely sunset views over the Arabian Sea and feature numerous hedges carved into the shapes of animals. The park was laid out in 1881 over Mumbai's main reservoir, some say to cover the water from the potentially contaminating activity of the nearby Towers of Silence.Dhobi Ghat is a well known open air laundromat in Mumbai. The washers, locally known a Dhobis,work in the open to wash the clothes.Marine Drive - also known as the Queen's Necklace is a 3 Kms long boulevard in South Mumbai. It is also the world’s largest viewing gallery and hence has been a host to a number of events that take place along the promenade. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 13: Mumbai
Day at leisure to explore Amchi Mumbai at your own pace and Overnight stay at hotel 01st March'18 Thu Mumbai to Cochin by flight.Cochin to Kumarakom by surface.Transfer from hotel to Mumbai airport in time to board flight for Cochin.Arrive Cochin airport .Upon arrival at Cochin airport drive to Kumarakom boat jetty to embark houseboat – The Kettuvallam- the typical House Boats. Houseboats are traditional country boats, which used to carry tons of cargo in the backwater region in ancient times, have now been converted with one or two bed rooms with attached bath, kitchenette and a sitting area. (Lunch and Dinner). Overnight on board.

Day 14: Alleppey to Kovalam
After breakfast disembark houseboat and drive to Kovalam is a golden sand virgin beach on the Malabar Coast of Kerala and is amongst the most prominent beach holiday spot of the world.Upon arrival at Kovalam, check in at hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 14 to 18: Kovalam
All days at leisure and Overnight stay at hotel

Day 18: Kovalam to Trivandrum airport
Transfer from hotel to Trivandrum airport in time to board flight.

Delhi - Hotel Anan
Ranthambore - Ranthambore Regency
Bundi - The Hadoti Palace
Chittorgarh - Hotel Padmini
Udaipur - Jagat Niwas Palace(
Mumbai - Abode,Mumbai
Backwater - Deluxe A/c Houseboat
Kovalam - Uday Samudra

Accommodation at the hotels specified above or similar
Meal Plan: As mentioned above
Meet & assist at airports/railway station/hotels by our representative.
All transfers, sightseeing & excursions as mentioned in the itinerary by air-conditioned Car
Entrance fees in monuments
Services of local English Speaking Guide as per the itinerary
Cycle rickshaw ride at Old Delhi
Boat ride at Lake Pichola, Udaipur
2 Jungle safaris by shared open jeep/canter at Ranthambore National Park
Train fare for the sector Delhi to Sawai Madhopur by air-conditioned chair car