12 Nights / 13 Days
Mumbai – Aurangabad – Delhi – Agra – Jaipur – Ajmer – Jodhpur – Udaipur – Mumbai
Opt for 12 nights and 13 days Western Sojourn, which will take you through the most well-known destinations of the western part of the country.In Mumbai, one can have a gala time at the Marine drive and the Chowpatty Beach. Whereas in Aurangabad, visit Ajanta and Ellora caves or in Delhi for Laxmi Narayan Mandir or the Red Fort reviving the ancient history. Visit Taj Mahal- a magnificent masterpiece in Agra. Explore the pink city of the country Jaipur for some of the great buildings like Hawa Mahal and Jal Mahal. Don’t miss out the world’s only Brama Temple in Pushkar and the famous Pushkar fair.
On arrive at Mumbai, meet our representative who’ll arrange a smooth transfer to one of our listed hotels. Check-in at the hotel to relax in the cozy comfort of its room. In the evening you may take a leisurely walk to a nearby market or a shopping mall. Stay the night at the hotel.
In the afternoon visit Kamla Nehru Park and Hanging Gardens situated on the slopes of Malabar Hill, offering a panoramic view of Marine drive & Chowpatty Beach, Prince of Wales Museum, Mani Bhawan, Dhobi Ghat, Gateway of India and pass through the Crawford market, Marine drive & Flora Fountain. Reach to hotel for an overnight stay.
Start your day with an early breakfast, board a flight to Aurangabad from the Mumbai airport. As you reach Aurangabad, check-in at one of our listed hotels. Evening is free to take a leisurely walk to explore the surroundings. Spend night at the hotel in Aurangabad.
After breakfast, get started for a guided tour to the World Heritage site of Ajanta and Ellora caves in the afternoon. These caves are located 30 kilometers away from the North West of the city. The caves showcase a strong spiritual connection with 5 caves dedicated to Jainism, 12 caves to Buddhism and 17 to Hinduism. The most remarkable among the Ellora caves is the Kailash Temple, it is the best example of rock cut architecture and an engineering marvel. Also explore the area for the exclusive uninterrupted sequence of monuments . The Ajanta Caves and the 30 rock caves are adorned with Buddhist sculptures and frescoes. Rest and relax enjoying an overnight stay at the hotel. After the visit to these stunning caves return back to Aurangabad for an overnight stay at the hotel
In the morning, transfer to Aurangabad airport to board a flight to Delhi. On reaching Delhi, transfer to one of our listed hotels. Later in the day, move out on an excursion to the sightseeing of Delhi. The major hotspots to visit include Lodi Gardens, Bahai Temple,Humayun's Tomb, Akshardham Temple and the Laxminarayan Temple. Enjoy an overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast head to city tour visiting Qutab Minar, Laxmi Narayan Temple, India Gate - The memorial of martyrs, Parliament House – The govt. head quarters. In the afternoon visit Old Delhi covering Jama Masjid - The largest mosque in Asia, Red Fort-The red stone magic, Gandhi memorial–The memoir of father of the nation. Also enjoy the sound & light show in the evening. Reach to hotel for an overnight stay.
Drive to Agra. In the afternoon visit the Taj Mahal built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jehan for his queen Mumtaz Mahal to enshrine her mortal remains. The most extravagant monument ever built for love has long been enlisted amongst the seven wonders of the world. Visit the historic Agra Fort (historic since many of the events which lead to the construction of the Taj took place here). Also visit the majestic tomb of Itmad-Ud-Daula commissioned by Empress Noor Jehan in memory of her father. Reach to hotel for an overnight stay.
Post breakfast, leave for Jaipur by road. En-route visit Fatepur Sikri. After the visit resume your drive to Jaipur. Upon arrival check-in at one our enlisted hotels. Later in the day explore the major tourist attractions of the city including the Jal Mahal, Jaigarh Fort, Central Museum and Birla Mandir. Spend the evening as to your liking. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast take an excursion to Amber Fort with an exciting joy ride on an elephant. The afternoon remains busy with the city tour featuring City Palace along with the Royal Observatory and Hawa Mahal. The City Palace occupies a large area divided into a series of courtyards, gardens & buildings that showcases the royal legacy of the past to its best. The evening is reserved for visiting the famous markets of Gems, Textiles and handicrafts. The markets are the ideal place for buying souvenirs. Enjoy dinner at Chokhi Dhani while admiring the village ambiance with folk dance performance and puppet shows. Overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast head to Ajmer, a popular pilgrimage center for the Muslims as well as Hindus. Stop midway to visit Pushkar. The special attraction of Pushkar is the temple of Lord Brahma, the only temple in India, dedicated to Brahma. The other temples to visit include Savitri temple, Rangji temple, Warah temple and the Gupteshwar temple. Also take a dip in the pious Pushkar lake. After the visit to Pushkar, resume your drive to Ajmer. Upon reaching Ajmer, check-in at one of our listed hotels. After taking rest for a while visit the famous Dargah Sharif tomb of the Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti. In the evening return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Next day after breakfast, head to Jodhpur. The city is bestowed with mesmerizing and scenic landscapes and is renowned as the Sun City since it features bright and sunny weather throughout the year. On reaching Jodhpur, check-in at one of our enlisted hotels. Post lunch visit the Government Museum and the beautiful Umed Garden. Later in the day enjoy exploring the beautiful forts and palaces including the Mehrangarh fort, Umaid Bhavan Palace, Jaswant Thada and the Raj Ka Bag Palace. Early in the evening enjoy a short safari to the villages of Bishnoi tribals to observe their customs and culture from close quarters. In the evening you may take a leisurely walk to the local market of Jodhpur. Retire for the night at the hotel.
Post breakfast, drive straight to Udaipur- “Venice of the East”. On arrival, check-in at one of our enlisted hotels. Rest and relax for the day. In the evening enjoy boat ride at the Pichola Lake. Also visit the Lake Palace, one of the finest examples of architectural and cultural detailing. In the evening visit the City Palace on the banks of the Pichola lake along with the Monsoon Palace on the hill above that enhances the beauty of this magnificent city. Overnight stay at the hotel.
In the morning head to Udaipur city tour visiting Jagdish Temple, drive around Fateh Sagar Lake, Saheliyon-Ki-Bari and Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir (Folk Art Museum). At noon transfer to airport to board flight to Bombay. Arrive and transfer to International airport to board for onward journey.
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