1Day 1: Arrive in Delhi
Our friendly representative will be at the Delhi International airport to greet you as soon as you enter the arrivals area and you will be driven to your hotel in comfort and safety. Delhi is known for its rich and diverse cultures, history and heritage is the ideal place to explore the pulse of India and its people. (Hotel Booked by Yolo India Tours). Overnight stay in Delhi.
2Day 2: Delhi
Post breakfast enjoys a guided tour of Old and New Delhi. Old Delhi is one of the best places to observe the great colossal culture and social convergence of old and new. Further, we get transported 400 years back in time for the Highlight of a visit to Delhi. Old Delhi is a world within. Visit India's largest mosque Jama Masjid is also one of the top ten largest mosques in the world. Later we enjoy a combination of walk and cycle rickshaw ride (Pedicab) to Narrow lanes of Chandni chowk also known as Moonlit square where we witness the old architectural marvel, the lifestyle, and old age practices of the locals, beautifully decorated shops, and of course the Spice Market. At the end of the thrilling ride on the rickshaw ride, you will head to New Delhi. New Delhi is quite different from Old Delhi. The city is divided by broad avenues and lined with trees. In New Delhi first, we will visit Gurudwara Bangla saheb where you will learn about the Sikh culture and religion. We continue our discoveries with a drive through the Embassy area the Government buildings (1921-1930) pass the official home of India's President Rashtrapati Bhawan, the parliament building, and the majestic India gate- a powerful tribute to our brave soldiers. You will end your beautiful day with a heritage walk at Lodhi garden. Lodi garden is a historical landmark and park extending over an area of 90 acres in the heart of New Delhi. The garden contains the tombs of Mohamad Shah and Sikandar Lodi, the rulers of the Sayid and Lodi dynasties of the 15th century. The rest of the day will be completely yours. Overnight stay in Delhi.
3Day 3: Delhi - Agra
After eating a hearty breakfast you will be taken to the former capital of the great Mughal Empire Agra. Magnificent and historic buildings along with the impressive sandstone Red Fort and without doubt the “crown of palaces” the white-marbled Taj Mahal are all prized features of this city. We check into our hotel for a short break and in the afternoon take a guided tour of Agra. First, visit the long-awaited trip to an Indian and world-famous landmark and the most popularly known building on earth and what must certainly be the greatest demonstration of love ever built – the Taj Mahal. This wonder of the world was constructed by Emperor Shah Jahan to memorialize his beloved wife Mumtaz and as a sign of his eternal love for her. It was built of marble and was decorated with some of the most precious stones and took 20,000 men for labor and some 22 years to build at a cost of about 3 million rupees then, which is about $70 million today. You will also visit the mammoth Red Fort of Agra which was constructed by Emperor Akbar on the Yumana riverbanks with red sandstone and was then elaborated by his grandson Shah Jahan, in white marble. Red fort a former city, housing mosques, palaces, and halls all surrounded by walls 20m high is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Overnight stay in Agra.
4Day 4: Agra - Jaipur
After a leisurely breakfast drive to Pink City Jaipur. En route we make a stop to visit FATEHPUR SIKRI the deserted ghost city. Once the capital of Mughals for 10 years was built by Mughal Emperor Akbar the Great in the 16th century. You will also visit 09TH CENTURY STEP WELL ABHANERI. Before arriving in Jaipur we will stop for an OFFBEAT EXPERIENCE. We will visit a rural village located near the sand dunes. Arrive and take a camel cart ride to the dunes to enjoy the mesmerizing sunset view over the dunes. Here you will also enjoy a camel ride. Later we will take a small walk to the village to see the local lifestyle. We will end this experience with a visit to a small palace now converted into a Heritage hotel belonging to the Royal family here you will enjoy a Traditional Rajasthani Meal in a traditional dining setting. Continue drive to Jaipur. Upon arrival check-in at your hotel. Overnight stay in Jaipur.
5Day 5: Jaipur
Today you go out all day on an excursion, AMBER FORT 11 km outside of Jaipur the former medieval capital, built by Raja Man Singh the commander of the Rajput Akbar army in 1592. This landmark is a splendid representation of Rajput architecture. Enjoy your drive up to the fort passing through some of the oldest houses and temples of the old city. After that thrilling ride, you'll steady your feet and be awestruck by the marvelous sight before you, marble palaces, mosaics, paintings, mirror works, carvings, mural walls, and engravings. When touring Amber fort don't forget to visit the 17-century SHEESH MAHAL (Hall of Mirrors), a chamber decorated with an array of mirrors on the walls and ceiling. THE ZENANA COURTYARD is a place you must see. It is a private women's residence designed with one corridor but different rooms so that the Maharaja (King) could visit the wife or concubines of his choice, at his pleasure without the others knowing. After visiting Amer fort, return to the city en route to stop for a picture at JAL MAHAL (Water Palace), which is a five-story high palace located in the middle of Man Sagar Lake. The four-floor stay under the water it is only the fifth floor that is visible. Your next visit is the glorious CITY PALACE- when you visit you get a feel for the wealth of the Jaipur royal family one of the richest in India. for a beautiful display of intricate craftsmanship see the superb peacock gate which shows off spectacular and bright peacock images at the entrance that will make you go WOW! Visit one of the best museums in India with an art gallery and exhibits of royal costumes and medieval Indian armaments. Admire an exclusive collection of regal costumes and marvelous shawls like the pashmina. In the middle of the place, the complex stands a pink and white marble-paved gallery where the Maharaja conferred with their ministers called the Diwan-I-Khas (hall of private audience). It is here that you will find what is considered to be the biggest silver object on earth; these are two mammoth silver vessels 1.6 m tall. Afterward, you visit JANTAR MANTAR a gigantic solar observatory with a brilliant display of Indian architecture that shows the scientific expertise that existed in medieval India. It is made up of some 14 most important geometric devices which track the location of stars, measure time, predict eclipses, as well as the earth's orbit around the sun. It will be a surprise to you when you see that these instruments which the ancient people made of stone can carry out the same measurements of time and the sun's movements as our modern-day technology. Drive past HAWA MAHAL (Wind Palace) The rest of the day will be at your leisure or if you visit some more places than we suggest to visit the Monkey temple. Overnight stay in Jaipur.
6Day 6: Jaipur - Udaipur
After a Healthy Breakfast check out from Jaipur Hotel and drive to Udaipur- an oasis in the desert state of Rajasthan Enroute visiting Pushkar. Pushkar boasts temples, though few are as ancient as you might expect at such an important pilgrimage site since many were deserted by Aurangzeb and subsequently rebuilt. The most famous is the Brahma Temple, said to be one of the few temples in the world dedicated to this deity. It's marked by a red spire, and over the entrance gateway is the Hans, or goose symbol, of Brahma, who is said to have personally chosen Pushkar as its site. Arrive in Udaipur and transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay in Udaipur.
7Day 7: Udaipur
After a Healthy breakfast starts a city sightseeing tour of Udaipur. The city is built in 1559 A.D. by Maharaja Udai Singh and has been described as the most romantic spot on the continent of India by Col. James Todd. Visit the City Palace museum, the Jagdish temple, Sahelion Ki Bari (Queen’s resort for their friends) Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir (Folk art museum), and the Pratap Memorial. Evening back to Hotel. Overnight stay at a hotel in Udaipur.
8Day 8: Depart Udaipur
After Breakfast departure transfer to Udaipur airport to board a flight for the onward journey. Flight book by guest only as per their further travel plan. Tour Ends with Sweet Memories.