The diverse culture of India is one of the major crowd pullers for tourists from all across the world. There is no better tour besides India Golden Triangle with Udaipur tour to offer a complete insight into the royal past and cultural heritage of India. This is a well-planned itinerary of 8 days taking you to some of the most culturally-rich and popular destinations of India - Delhi, Jaipur, Agra and Udaipur. Every city of the tour has its own specialty. While Delhi is a cultural potpourri and has several varied delights, Agra showcases the Mughal grandeur at its best. Jaipur and Udaipur offer a sneak-peak into Rajputana royalty. The other highlights of the itinerary are Fatehpur Sikri and Ranakpur Jain temples. The tour is a mix of scenic attractions, sumptuous food, shopping sprees, and much more.
As you arrive at the Delhi Airport, meet our tour representative who helps you with an assisted transfer to the hotel. Complete the check-in formalities and relax for some time. This tour is going to be an unforgettable journey across some of the most culturally-rich cities of India. Wonderful structures, age-old traditions, bustling bazaars, sumptuous food are going to be some of the attractions of this itinerary. Each city is going to have its own charm. The rest of the day is at leisure.
After breakfast, you depart for Dilli Darshan (Delhi sightseeing). Today, you visit Qutub Minar- the second tallest minaret of India and also a UNESCO World Heritage Site; Humayun's tomb- a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where eminent Mughal rulers rest in peace; lakshmi Narayan Temple and India Gate. In the afternoon, you explore Old Delhi and its popular attractions like Chandni Chowk, Rajghat and Jama Masjid. By late evening, you return to the hotel room and stay overnight.
Leave for Agra this morning after breakfast. This 4-5 hours road trip will take you to one of the Seven Wonders of the World by UNESCO; Taj Mahal. Taj Mahal is built by Shah Jahan for his beloved wife, this iconic white structure is an epitome of true love and perfection. Taj Mahal is big enough to take a whole day of a traveler. You further move in to your hotel room and stay overnight.
This morning, you start your journey for the 'Pink City of Rajasthan', Jaipur. On the way, halt for exploring the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Fatehpur Sikri. Founded by Mughal Emperor Akbar in 1569, it was his capital from 1571 to 1585. It was later abandoned due to extreme shortage of water. Buland Darwaza, Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chishti, Panch Mahal, Hiran Minar are some of the structures here. Later on, continue towards Jaipur. On reaching, check into the hotel. The rest of the day is free. You can visit the bustling local bazaars of Jaipur to get your hands on some wonderful handicrafts, jewelry, traditional clothes and much more.
This day is scheduled for sightseeing in Jaipur. Star your day by visiting the splendid Amer Fort. This hilltop fort is around 11 km from the city. Ganesh Pol, Sila Devi temple, Diwan-i-Aam, Sheesh Mahal, and Baradari pavilion are some of the popular attractions here. In the morning, elephant ride is offered to the entry gate. Jeep ride is another option. Now continue to Jaigarh fort, just a few kilometers away from Amer. From the top savor wonderful views of the city. This site is quite popular amid photographers. The fort was constructed to protect the city from any kind of an external attack.
Udaipur for enjoying a city tour, starting with the City Palace, which is the largest Palace complex in Rajasthan. Its construction started in the 16th century and additions continued till 400 years. Later, you head to Bharatiya Lok Kala Museum or Udaipur Folk Museum. This well-stocked museum has several royal displays and other artifacts. Thereafter, visit Maharana Pratap Memorial, an important historical site of the city. Observe the huge bronze statue of Maharana Pratap riding his faithful horse. This memorial overlooks the Fateh Sagar Lake.
After breakfast, embark on a half day excursion to Ranakpur, around 2 hours away by road. The town, named after Rana Kumbha, is known for housing impressive Jain temples, which have stunning carvings in marble stone. Along with its beauty, Ranakpur is also known to be one of 5 most important holy sites of Jainism. The main temple here is Chaumukha temple, which is dedicated to Adinath, the first tirthankar
After breakfast, get an assisted transfer Udaipur Airport to catch a flight for your onward destination.