Maharaja Forts, Palaces & Beaches
Destinations covered : :Delhi - Jaipur - Pushkar - Udaipur - Mount Abu - Jodhpur - Jaisalmer - Bikaner - Bharatpur - Agra - Delhi - Madras - Tanjore - Madurai - Periyar - Allepey - Cochin - Coimbatore - Ooty - Mysore - Belur - Halebid - Bangalore - Mumbai
Day 01 : Arrive Delhi
Begin your tour. Arrive into Delhi Welcome to Ganesham’s "Maharaja Forts Palaces & Beaches". On arrival in Delhi, you will be met and transferred by Ganesham’s representative to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnigth at the Hotel
Day 02 : Delhi
After a leisurely breakfast, proceed on a sightseeing of Old & New Delhi. Combined city tour of Old & New Delhi. Visit Qutab Minar, Humayun's tomb, Lakshminarayan Temple, a modern Hindu Temple, Parliament House, Government Secretarial Building and Connaught place, the shopping centre of New Delhi. Visit Red Fort, built in 1648 by Mughal Emperor Shahjehan, Jama Masjid, one of the largest Mosque of India, Raj Ghat and Shanti Vana, the cremation sites of Mahatama Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru. Also drive past Chandni Chowk, shopping . Overnigth at the Hotel
Day 03 : Delhi – Jaipur ( 260 Kms.)
This morning after breakfast drive to jaipur, the fabled ‘Pink city’ of the desert named after Jai Singh, the former Maharajah of Jaipur. Upon arrival at Jaipur check into your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnigth at the Hotel
Day 04 : Jaipur – Pushkar (140 Kms.)
This morning after breakfast visit the majestic Amber Fort where you ride up on elephants back to the former capital of the royals set against the backdrop of wooded hills. Later visit Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Winds, a five-storied structure of pink sandstone with semi-octagonal and delicately honeycombed windows overlooking the main street of the old city and through the rose pink residential and business areas of Jaipur. Afternoon drive to Pushkar. Upon arrival at Pushkar check in to your hotel. Overnigth at the Hotel
Day 05 : Pushkar
After breakfast enjoy the various events and activities in Pushkar fair the whole day. Pushkar Fair, built as 'an explosion of fun, frolic, games and laughter', the fair provides some wonderful photographic opportunities and is a great chance to see Rajasthani women decked up in all their traditional jewellery, dress and finery. Temple music wafts through the night, as the fires die down and the Rajasthani melodies played on the stringed ek-tara come to a close. On the night of the full moon, the pilgrims bathe in the moonlight, then send marigold and rose petals floating across the lake on green plate-like leaves. It is worth getting up early to see the camels and tribes rousing themselves in the pink of the dawn desert light. Overnigth at the Hotel
Day 06 : Pushkar – Udaipur (294 Kms.)
After breakfast drive to Udaipur. Upon arrival at Udaipur check into your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnigth at the Hotel
Day 07 : Udaipur
After breakfast proceed on a city tour of Udaipur. Visit to the City Palace, built in 1725 and later visit Sahelion ki Bari, the gardens the maids-of-honour. After lunch make a trip to Nagda and Eklingji to see the beautiful temples in their ruins. Overnigth at the Hotel
Day 08 : Udaipur - Mt.Abu via Ranakpur (190 Kms.)
This morning drive to the only hill resort of Rajasthan Mt. Abu. Enroute visit the famous Jain temples of Ranakpur. Upon arrival at Mt.Abu check into your hotel. Evening at leisure. Overnigth :Hotel
Day 09 : Mt.Abu – Jodhpur (264 Kms.)
This morning at leisure to enjoy the scenic beauty of this hill station. Afternoon drive to Jodhpur. Upon arrival at Jodhpur check into your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnigth at the Hotel
Day 10 : Jodhpur
After breakfast proceed on a city tour of Jodhpur. Visit the Mehrangarh Fort museum and Jaswant thada, the cremation spot of the royal family. Later visit the ancient capital of Marwar-Mandore, Umaid Bhawan Palace. Overnigth at the Hotel
Day 11 : Jodhpur – Jaisalmer (264 Kms.)
After breakfast drive to Jaisalmer situated deep in the heart of the Thar desert. Upon arrival at Jaisalmer check into your hotel. Later visit the Chhatris of Maharwals and later Camel ride at Sam for sunset. Gadisar, Havelies (old Houses) etc. Overnigth at the Hotel.
Day 12 : Jaisalmer – Bikaner (333 Kms.)
This morning drive to Bikaner. Upon arrival at Bikaner check into your hotel. Later proced on a city tour of Bikaner. Visit Junagarh Fort and its fabulous palaces and excursion to Deshnoke Temple (Rat Temple). Overnigth at the Hotel.
Day 13 : Bikaner – Mandawa (200 Kms.)
After breakfast drive to Mandawa (an old castle in Rajasthan). Upon arrival at Mandawa check into your hotel. Later proceed on a city tour of Mandawa Visit Mandwa , found in 1755 by Thakur Nawal Singh and still the home of his descendants. See beautiful frescoes, havelis and mansions. Mandawa castle, one of the finest castles of Rajasthan, is now a hotel and house of collections of armories, costumes of ancestors, canons from 1820, ancient coins, numismatic collection and many other interesting items, preserved in a museum. A walking tour of the painted 'havelis' of some of the leading business families of the country. Overnigth at the Hotel .
Day 14 : Mandawa – Bharatpur ( 320 Kms.)
This morning drive to Bharatpur (famous for keoladeo Ghana bird sanctuary). Upon arrival at Bharatpur check into your hotel. Later visit to the sanctuary. Overnigth at the Hotel .
Day 15 : Bharatpur - Agra (50 Kms.)
Early morning visit to the Bharatpur Sanctuary to see the birds in their natural habitat. After breakfast drive down to Agra. Upon arrival at Agra check into your hotel. Later proceed on a city tour of Agra Visit Taj Mahal (Closed on Friday), Red fort & Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daula. Later you will visit a marble gallery - the flagship store in Agra which offers an excellant range of white marble, fashionable wear & exotic wooden articles, truly a one stop shop. Overnigth at the Hotel
Day 16 : Agra - Delhi - Madras (By flight)
This morning after breakfast drive to Delhi. Upon arrival at Delhi transfer to airport to catch flight for Madras. Upon arrival at Madras check into your hotel. Overnigth at Hotel .
Day 17 : Madras
After breakfast proceed on a city tour of Madras. Visit the Snake park and Kapaleeswara temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and the museum. Rest of the day free for leisure activities. Overnigth at the Hotel .
Day 18 : Madras – Tanjore (324 Kms.)
Madras – Tanjore (324 Kms.)
Day 19 : Tanjore – Madurai (190 Kms.)
After breakfast proceed on a city tour of Tanjore. Visit the Brihadeshwara Temple, a typical architecture from the 11th century. Later visit the Saraswati Mahal Library. Afternoon drive to Madurai. Upon arrival at Madurai check into your hotel. Overnigth at the Hotel .
Day 20 : Madurai – Periyar (255 Kms.)
This morning after breakfast visit the world famous Meenakshi Sundereshwara temple, a huge Dravidian temple complex. Afternoon drive to Periyar. Upon arrival at Periyar check into your hotel. Overnigth at the Hotel .
Day 21 : Periyar – Allepey (155 Kms.)
Morning boat cruise on the lake to get a closer look at the wild elephants. Later drive to Alleppey. Upon arrival at Alleppey check into your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at the Hotel .
Day 22 : Allepey – Cochin (53 Kms.)
After breakfast boat cruise on the backwaters of Kerala (three hours from boat). Later drive to Cochin. Upon arrival at Cochin check into your hotel. Rest of the day free for leisure activities. Overnigth at the Hotel .
Day 23 : Cochin
This morning after breakfast proceed on a city tour of Cochin. Visit the major attractions like Dutch Palace, Jewish Synagogue, St. Francis Church and Chinese Fishing Nets etc. Overnigth at the Hotel
Day 24 : Cochin – Coimbatore (193 Kms.)
After breakfast drive to Coimbatore also called the ‘Manchester of South India’. Upon arrival at Coimbatore check into your hotel. Later visit the Maruthamalai temple. Overnigth at the Hotel
Day 25 : Coimbatore – Ooty (98 Kms.)
Morning drive to the queen of hill stations Ooty, known for its salubrious climate and scenic beauty. Later proceed on a city tour of Ooty. Later proceed for sightseeing to Ooty Lake, Botanical Gardens, Dodda Betta, etc. Proceed to Conoor to visit Tea Gardens, Sim's Park and Dolphin's Nose. Later visit various film shooting points in Ooty Overnigth at the Hotel .
Day 26 : Ooty – Mysore (155 Kms.)
This morning drive to Mysore (wonderful historic town and evidence city to exhibit the oldest Indian richest economy). Upon arrival at Mtsore check into your hotel. visit island fortress of Srirangapatnam, the capital of Hyder Ali and his son Tipu Sultan, Tipu's Palace, Gumbaz, Tipu's Summer Palace. Also visit illuminated Vrindavan gardens and Krishnarajasagar dam in the evening Overnigth at the Hotel .
Day 27 : Mysore - Belur – Halebid (149 Kms.)
After breakfast drive to Belur, the superbly preserved Chennkesava Temple here is a tribute to the skill and genius of the medieval craftsman. Later visit Halebid temple 10 kms. From Belur, a riot of carvings left incomplete after 80 years of labour. Overnigth at the Hotel .
Day 28 : Halebid - Bangalore -Mumbai (By flight)
This morning drive to Bangalore transfer to airport to catch flight for Mumbai. Upon arrival at Mumbai check into your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnigth at the Hotel .
Day 29 : Departure
After breakfast proceeds on a city tour of Mumbai. Visit Kamla Nehru Park, Hanging gardens situated on the slopes of Malabar hill offering a panoramic view of Marine Drive and Chawpatty beach, Prince of wales museum, Mani Bhawan, Dhobi Ghat, Gateway of India and drive through the Crawford market. In time transfer to the Mumbai airport/railway station to catch flight /train for your onward destination with sweet and unforgettable memories of "Maharaja Forts Palaces & Beaches" escorted by HOLIDAY IN RAJASTHAN Vacations.
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