Mystical India

Delhi | Varanasi | Khajuraho | Agra | Ranthambore | Jaipur | Udaipur | Mumbai

This journey gives you an in depth view of Spiritual India at the River Ganges in Varanasi as well as at the Temples of Khajuraho. Another highlight is the ‘Pink City’ of Jaipur, with a visit to Ranthambore National Park in search of tiger and the magnificent Taj Mahal. It also takes you to the romantic city of Udaipur-Venice of the East before ending the tour in Mumbai-the economic capital of India. This journey has something to offer for everyone.

Services Included

Accommodation including breakfast & taxes, internal flights within India on economy class, all airport and hotel transfers, private air-conditioned car with driver throughout your trip, English-speaking local tour guides, sightseeing and activities including all entrance fees, 24 hour point of contact.

Duration – 14 nights 15 days

Day 1– NEW DELHI
Arrive in New Delhi in the early hours and transfer to the hotel for a morning at leisure. Later visit the Unesco world Heritage sights Qutab Minar and Humayun’s Tomb – early example of Mughal architecture. Overnight is at the hotel.

Day 2– NEW DELHI
Post breakfast we drive into the wide avenues of New Delhi through Rajpath – Kings way and India Gate, Parliament House and the President’s residence. The tour includes visit to the Jama Masjid in Old Delhi and Rickshaw ride in the narrow lanes of Chandni chowk market ending at Rajghat. Overnight is at the Hotel.

Day 3– NEW DELHI / VARANASI
After breakfast fly to Varanasi and transfer to your hotel for an overnight stay. In the afternoon, take a tour that will introduce this historic and devout city. Overnight is at the hotel.

Day 4– VARANASI / KHAJURAHO
Take an early boat trip on the Ganges. Later fly to Khajuraho and arrive at the hotel before a tour of the city’s 10th century group of temples, with its famous erotic carvings. Overnight is at the hotel.

Day 5– KHAJURAHO / JHANSI / AGRA
After breakfast drive 3 hours to Jhansi to catch train for Agra (4hrs). Post lunch visit the Orcha Palace (optional). On arrival at Agra station, transfer to the hotel for 2 nights stay. Overnight is at the hotel.

Day 6– AGRA
Early morning visit the Taj Mahal which is strikingly beautiful at this hour. Return back to the hotel for breakfast. Afternoon sightseeing of Agra fort. Evening is at leisure to enjoy the hotel & spa facilities. Overnight is at the hotel.

Day 7– AGRA / BHARATPUR / SAWAI MADHOPUR
In the morning transfer to Bharatpur railway station (1 hours) to board an express train, which passes through unspoiled countryside and reaches Sawai madhopur. Check into the exotic tented accommodation for 2 nights to experience the excitement of an Indian safari. Overnight is at the hotel.

Day 8– SAWAI MADHOPUR
Enjoy morning and afternoon (3 hours each) game drive to explore the depths of the forest a vital for Royal Bengal tigers. Covering an area of 400 square kilometres, Ranthambore National Park is also home to leopard, sloth bear and sambhar deer. It is also a paradise for Bird watchers. Overnight is at the hotel.

Day 9– SAWAI MADHOPUR / JAIPUR
Take an optional game drive before setting off for Jaipur (175 kms / 3.5 hours), India’s famous Pink City, where your home can be the former palace of the Maharaja for 2 nights. Evening enjoy walk in the Heritage town of Jaipur. Overnight is at the hotel.

Day 10– JAIPUR
This morning visit the imposing Amber Fort – a blend of Rajput & Mughal style architecture. Later enjoy an elephant safari outside Jaipur followed by lunch at the camp. Afternoon visit the Pink city of Jaipur, the City palace Museum and the world famous observatory. Evening is free to explore the bazaars or enjoy the Hotel and Spa. Overnight is at the hotel.

Day 11- JAIPUR / UDAIPUR
Fly to Udaipur and check into the hotel for the next 2 night stay. Evening enjoy an exclusive boat ride on the scenic Lake Pichola. Overnight is at the hotel.

Day 12– UDAIPUR
Post breakfast visit the City Palace, famous for its mirrored walls, marble balconies and the Peacock Courtyard. Later wander around the lovely Sahelion-ki-Bari-garden of maids which is a fine example of the art of landscaping. Evening is free to explore or enjoy the hotel & Spa.

Day 13– UDAIPUR / MUMBAI
After breakfast transfer to the Airport to take flight to Mumbai. This afternoon enjoy a sightseeing tour of the colorful Dhobhi Ghat and the colossal Gateway of India. Also visit the Prince of Wales Museum to enjoy the best of miniature Mughal Art. Overnight is at the hotel.

Day 14 – MUMBAI
Post breakfast transfer to the pier of the Gateway of India jetty to board a private/shared motor launch for an excursion to Elephanta Island. Later enjoy visiting the famous Dabbawallahs. rest of the day free to enjoy the hotel or to explore spa opprtunities.

Day 15– MUMBAI / DEPART HOME
Morning is free and later in time assisted for departure transfer to the International airport to connect flight back home.

JOURNEY HIGHLIGHTS:

*Explore the Taj Mahal
*River Ganges boat trip
*Temple architecture at Khajuraho
*Search for Bengal tiger
*Rickshaw Ride in Old Delhi
*Elephant Safari in Jaipur