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Duration
8 Days / 7 Nights
Trip
Start: Delhi / End: Delhi

Classical Forts and Palaces Tour

Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Udaipur - Delhi

Introduction

The forts and palaces built by the erstwhile Rajputana rulers of Rajasthan have always been alluring and majestic. If you wish to explore some of them during your vacation, opt for this 10 days North India Culture & Architecture tour program. Unfolding over a period of 7 nights and 8 days, this well-planned itinerary takes you to architectural wonders of Jaipur and Udaipur. The tour also includes city tour of Delhi and Agra. Some of the highlights are world heritage sites of Qutub Minar and Humayun’s Tomb, the magnificent Taj Mahal, special dinner at Chokhi Dhani, and boat ride in Lake Pichola.

Note that this is just a suggested itinerary indicative of what could be possible. We tailor holidays for your specific needs. Contact us if you want modifications so that we could tailor a holiday to suit your need for an unforgettable India tour.


Trip Highlights
    • Risckshaw ride in Chandni Chowk
    • Special folk performance and puppet show, Agra
    • Dinner at Chokhi Dhani, a popular ethnic village resort in Jaipur
    • Elephant/Jeep ride to the entrance of Amber Fort, Jaipur
    • Exclusive dinner at Durbar Hall or Taj Lake Palace in Udaipur

Itinerary Details
Day 1 Arrival in Delhi

Late evening arrival at the Delhi Airport/Railway Station. Our tour representative helps you with an assisted transfer to the hotel. Complete the check-in formalities.

Overnight stay.

Day 2 Delhi (City Tour)

After breakfast, get ready for city tour of Old and New Delhi. The guided tour includes visit to Delhi attractions like Red Fort and Jama Masjid. Enjoy a rickshaw ride in Chandni Chowk.

Lunch at a popular restaurant Chor Bizarre followed by second part of the city tour. Explore popular attractions like Diplomat Enclave, President's House, India Gate, Humayun's Tomb, and Qutub Minar.

Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 3 Delhi - Agra (approx. 220 km)

Post breakfast, start your road journey to the Mughal City of Agra. On the way, stop to visit Sikandra- the mausoleum of the Mughal Emperor Akbar. He commissioned the structure during his lifetime.

Continue to Agra. On arrival, check-into the hotel and have lunch. The evening is schedule for a visit the Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World.

Attend a special folk performance and puppet show in the evening.

Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 4 Agra City Tour- Jaipur (approx. 245 km)

After a delicious breakfast, leave the hotel for city tour of Agra. Visit the magnificent Agra fort. After fort visit, leave for Jaipur. On the way, explore the World Heritage Site of Fatehpur Sikri.

Stop for lunch in Laxmi Vilas Palace at Bharatpur. Continue the journey. On arrival, check-in at the hotel, followed by free time. Special dinner is planned at Chokhi Dhani, an ethnic village resort. The evening would be special and packed with cultural performance, camel ride and traditional food.

Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 5 Jaipur

City tour is scheduled after breakfast. The first visit is to the hill-fort of the Amber or Amer Fort. Enjoy a jeep ride or an elephant ride up to the entrance of the fort. Constructed during the reign of Raja Man Singh I, the complex houses several splendid structures.

Post lunch, continue sightseeing including City Palace.

At Costume Museum, spot wonderful local handicrafts and dress materials such as Jama, Gota, Kimkhambs, Bandhej, Zari, etc. Next in line is the world heritage site of Jantar Mantar. An astronomical observatory.

Lastly, visit the Hawa Mahal, popular for its beehive like structure. This beautiful palace was commissioned by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II. Exclusive Gala dinner at Raj Palace.

Stay overnight in a hotel.

Day 6 Jaipur - Udaipur

On day 6, relish an early morning breakfast. Get an assisted transfer to the Jaipur airport to board a flight to Udaipur. Upon arrival, get transferred to a hotel. Later, leave for city tour. Explore the beautiful City palace on the banks of Lake Pichola. This complex is quite popular for its capacious rooms with ivory doors, expansive marbled balconies, peacock courtyard, mirrored walls.

In the evening, enjoy boat ride in the Lake. Visit the beautiful Jag Mandir Palace, which is an island palace constructed amid the Lake. Next in line is the old Jagdish temple, known to be around 300 years old and finally the Royal Cenotaphs of the Rajputana rulers. Special dinner at Taj Lake Palace or Durbar Hall.

Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 7 Udaipur - Delhi

After breakfast, the day is at leisure. Later on, get transfer to the Udaipur Airport for boarding a flight to Delhi. On arrival, you visit the popular markets of Delhi to enjoy some last minute shopping. Farewell dinner accompanied by a cultural performance.

Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 8 Departure

Board train / flight for your onward journey.