|2||Mumbai||Elephanta Caves (Closed on Monday), Hanging Gardens, Prince of Wales Museum (Closed on Monday), Dhobi Ghat, Marine Drive, Gandhi Memorial Museum and Jain Temple|
|4||Aurangabad||Ajanta (Closed on every Monday).|
|5||Aurangabad||Ellora Caves (Closed on every Tuesday).|
|6||Udaipur||City Palace, Saheliyon–Ki–Bari|
|7||Udaipur||Boat ride on Lake Pichola|
|11||Jaipur||City Palace, Jantar Mantar (Royal Observatory).|
|13||Sariska||Sariska Tiger Reserve|
|15||Delhi||Rajpath, Rashtrapathi Bhawan, Parliament House, government buildings. Qutab Minar, Laxmi Narayn Temple and Humayun’s Tomb.
Jama Masjid Red Fort (Closed on Monday) Rajghat,
When To Go
Central and North India Tour is full of unexpected surprises where the visitors will be surrounded by endless architecture as well as unparalleled natural sights. Visitors consider this as one of the most thrilling itineraries around India. India, being such a big country does hold a number of tourist attractions in its northern and central parts which tempt the visitors to undertake this tour. Those who have a taste for natural and man made beauty, they will be motivated to venture out to explore this portion of the country. Make sure that you explore all the diversities that the country has to offer. Central and North India Tour will allow you to get a deep insight to the varied culture and tradition of these parts of India.
Day 1 Arrival Mumbai
The journey starts with your arrival in Mumbai. You will be received with a warm welcome and orientation. We will arrange your transfer to the hotel and you will have your dinner here. As you spend some time in this commercial capital of India, you will find that the city is yet to overcome its colonial hangover. This city has a turbulent history with cases of repeated colonization in the past. The visitors will find that the city has now developed itself into a world class city. The city is also referred to as the Hollywood of India owing to it being the main hub of the Indian film industry. You will indulge in with different evening leisure activities on your first day in Mumbai. We will offer you a wonderful and smooth drive at the Queen’s necklace. During the evening you will go on a wonderful trip around Mumbai. Night stay at the hotel.
Day 2 Mumbai
The morning starts with your excursion to the Elephanta Caves (Closed on Monday), which contains some beautiful, sculptures. After that, we will take you to the famous temple of the Lord Shiva. Visitors will be fascinated to see this UNESCO World Heritage Site. It takes just more than an hour to reach from Mumbai. After a short rest and lunch in the hotel you will be taken for afternoon sightseeing of the city. You will get a close view of the British-built arch, Gateway of India, Hanging Gardens, Prince of Wales Museum (Closed on Monday), Dhobi Ghat, Marine Drive, Gandhi Memorial Museum and the Jain Temple on the Malabar Hill. As you return after having a great touring experience, you are allowed to relax and dine at the hotel. With no venturing out during the night you are expected to stay in the hotel.
Day 3 Mumbai / Aurangabad(By Flight)
In the morning you will be free for independent activities. Later you will be taken to airport to catch a flight to Aurangabad. Immediately as you reach the city, you will proceed to check in the hotel. This important medieval city of Aurangabad has four main gateways to enter. On your way to Aurangabad you will witness some majestic structures in the form of the Delhi Darwaza, the Jalna Darwaza, the Paithan Darwaza and the Mecca Darwaza. As you proceed to have a more enjoyable experience in your Central and North India Tour, you will be surrounded by many more surprises. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 3 Aurangabad
After you finish off with your breakfast at the hotel, you will proceed for a full day excursion to Ajanta (Closed on every Monday). You will marvel at one of India’s most impressive archaeological sites. Ajanta caves have their base in the Sahyadri hills. While witnessing the 30 rock-hewn caves of Ajanta you form a unique impression of the Buddhist Art during ancient India. As you pay a visit these caves, you will surely conclude that art and sculpture has reached its zenith in ancient India. The day will be completely engaged by your trip to Ajanta Caves and in the evening you will return to Aurangabad with overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 5 Aurangabad / Mumbai (By Flight)
Be geared up for an early morning departure for an excursion to Ellora Caves (Closed on every Tuesday). These caves are one of the finest specimens of sculpture sites in India. The main attraction of the place is the Kailashnath Temple is cut out of a massive rock. The temple’s history goes back to the 8th century when, Krishna I built this in dedication to Lord Shiva. This world famous rock-cut temple speaks of the excellence of Dravidian art. After satisfying your thirst of seeing man made beauty. Later transfer to airport to board flight to Mumbai. During the night you will stay at hotel near to airport. Overnight at hotel.
Day 6 Mumbai / Udaipur (By Flight)
After breakfast at Hotel and transfer to airport to board flight to Udaipur and upon arrival meet our representative and transfer to Hotel. The day starts with your swift and comfortable flight to Udaipur. After you arrive in this royal city, you have to check in to the hotel. After gathering enough energy you will start off with a city tour. You will never feel monotonous even though you will be on your 6th day of a fortnight long tour. This fascinating city of lakes will offer you many beautiful lakes. Afternoon you will be taken to an excursion to Kumbalgarh. In your Central and North India Tour, you will get plenty of scope for short excursions. This huge fort is set in the foothills of the Aravalli ranges. We will also let you visit the City Palace, Saheliyon-Ki-Bari (Garden of the Maids of Honor).
Day 7 Udaipur
The next day will be mostly devoted to shopping in the bazaars of Udaipur. This is the main attraction of your travel to Udaipur. You can also opt for a nearby trip to Ranakpur, which is famous for its Jain temples. As you return to the city by sunset, you can look to have a romantic cruise on Lake Pichola. At night all the arrangements are made at the hotel. The day will be spent in utter fun and ample leisure which will give you a much needed space of your own.
Day 8 Udaipur / Deogarh (135 Kms & 03 Hours drive)
The morning starts with your departure for Deogarh. This small and beautiful town is located on a hillock. We will lead you to the Deogarh Castle which was built in 1670 A.D. by Rawat Dwarkadas of the Siaodia Dynasty. Each and every part of the castle speaks of elegance and sublimity. You will get to explore a lot about the local taste and history as you spend some time in this wonderful place. The overnight stay in a Deogarh Castle is also a unique experience. You will find many ancient castles on your tour to Central and North India Tour
Day 9 Deogarh / Pushkar (154 Kms & 03 Hours drive)
As you leave Deogarh in the morning, you travel towards Pushkar. Throughout the day you will have a great time exploring the nuances and subtleties of this pilgrim town. The place boasts of having a huge number of lakes and more than 400 temples. If you visit this place during October/November, especially during the festival of Diwali, the annual cattle fair is held here attracting thousands of pilgrims, tourist and villagers. You spend the whole day in Pushkar and your accommodation and dining will be taken care of by the world class hotel of the town.
Day 10 Pushkar / Jaipur (135 Kms & 03 Hours drive)
After spending some quality time in Pushkar, you wake up next morning and straightaway drive to Jaipur. As you visit one of the most well planned cities of India, you will be surprised to see such a well maintained administration that provides straight avenues, roads, streets and lanes in a grid system. We will offer you the rare privilege to visit the Amber Fort and Palace. The special attraction for the tourists is an elephant ride which will take you up to the Fort. As you fulfill your aesthetic pleasure by visiting the Amber Fort, you will get to see the Sheesh Mahal (hall of mirrors), and various marble palaces, which are unique and distinct feature of Central and North India Tour. Overnight at hotel.
Day 11 Jaipur
The next day when you wake up from a comfortable sleep you will be raring to visit of City Palace, a colossal monument that occupies a massive area – neatly sectioned in an array of gardens, courtyards and buildings, presenting the perfect blend of Mughal and Rajasthani architecture. As you gear up to have a delightful travel to Jaipur, you will be impressed to visit the Jantar Mantar (Royal Observatory). This is considered one of the five observatories built by Raja Jai Singh II. As you delight your soul by seeing these magnificent architectures, you have the full liberty to spend rest of the day by doing shopping in the city. At night take refuge in the hotel.
Day 12 Jaipur / Sariska (108 Kms & 03 Hours drive)
After spending some quality time in Jaipur, you will depart for Sariska by road. On 11th day of your tour, you have already experienced a lot. The series of experience which you gather on your Central and North India Tour continues as you arrive at Sariska. This place in the Alwar district of Rajasthan, is well known for its sanctuary. Covering an area of 474 sq km, this national park gives you ample opportunity to see some endangered species from a dangerously close distance. Overnight at hotel.
Day 13 Sariska / Agra (164 Kms & 03 Hours drive)
The day starts with a morning excursion to Sariska Tiger Reserve for getting the true adventure of wildlife. You will not be deprived from the impeccable view of the Siliserh Lake running along the edge of the Park. This is quite an enchanting sight which gives you true sense of delight. You will get to see a large number of crocodiles. As your thirst for knowing more does not quench you will be driven to Agra. You do not expect much activity after that, as you will be tired after having a day long tour. You will have a cozy and convenient accommodation at the Agra hotel.
Day 14 Agra / Delhi (204 Kms & 04 Hours drive)
As you pay a morning visit to the Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, you will truly relish your Central and North India Tour. After filling your heart by seeing such a unique sight, you come back to the hotel and prepare to leave for Delhi. Traveling by road is great fun. On arrival, check in at the hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 15 Delhi
As you undertake a full day city tour of Old & New Delhi you will get the true essence of Central and North India Tour. In the morning we will take you to a visit to India Gate, a World War I memorial. You will get the rare experience of driving along Rajpath towards the residence of the President of India. You will also get a glimpse of Rashtrapathi Bhawan, Parliament House and other government buildings. The attractions of Delhi continue as you pay a visit to Qutab Minar, Laxmi Narayan Temple and Humayun’s Tomb. You will have your lunch at the hotel. In the afternoon we will guide you to Old Delhi where Jama Masjid is located. Enjoy the ride in cycle rickshaw from Jama Masjid through the lanes of Chandni Chowk. Visiting Red Fort (Closed on Monday) is another mind blowing experience for the tourists. Your tour does not end here,as you are taken to Rajghat, a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi.
Day 16 Delhi / Out
The end of a happy journey. As all good things come to an end, this fascinating Central and North India Tour calls it an end on the 16th day. You wake up in the morning and proceed to the airport for your international flight back home.