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Essence of India

 

Day 01 : of Essence of IndiaMahtma Gandhi Memorial Arrive Delhi Fly from your country for the essence of India tour initiator city Delhi – the bustling and lively capital city of the sub-continent of India. Upon arrival at Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi, India you will be met by royals gem representative and then you will be escorted to the designated hotel for you. After warm & traditional Indian welcome with flower lei at reception you will check in to the hotel room. Freshen up and relax at the hotel. Namaste dinner will be organized at the hotel. Stay overnight in comforts at the hotel with the sweet dreams of forthcoming excitement of essence of India tour.

Day 02 : of Essence of India Delhi Have a hearty breakfast at the hotel and then proceed for sightseeing tour of Old and New Delhi as a part of essence of India package. New Delhi: - Drive along side the widest street of capital – the Rajpath to observe the royal view of the Parliament House, the President House and the India Gate. Visit Humayun’s Tomb which is considered by historians as one of the most magnificient architectural edifice of the Mughal era. Also visit the Qutub Minar - built in 1199 rises to a height of 72.5 metre from a base of 14.32 metre and Birla Mandir – a colourful and modern Hindu temple. Old Delhi: - After enjoying sightseeing of New Delhi, embark on sightseeing of Old Delhi. Famous tour attraction Old Delhi are the Red Fort – an imposing red sandstone fort built in the 17th century, the Raj Ghat – where the mortal remains of Mahatma Gandhi were cremated, the Jama Masjid – one of the largest mosque and architecturally beautiful monument in India, the imposing Ashoka Pillar – built by the Firoz Shah Tughlak and bustling Chandni Chowk Bazaar. After exploring Old & New Delhi, return to the hotel. Sumptuous dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.

Day 03 : of Essence of IndiaVaranasi Delhi - Varanasi Wake up in the early morning with sweet smile and after freshen up have a hearty breakfast. Later proceed for the ancient town of Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India. Upon arrival in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India, royals gem representative will assist you to transfer you to the designated well maintained and prestigious hotel. After some fresh and wash at the hotel proceed for exploring the city. The ancient temples, holy river Ganga and its lively ghats, ancient ruins, Stupas, historic relics and the Sarnath Museum are some of the major attractions of the city, which enough to attract the attention of the tourists towards the city. After exploring the city, return to the hotel. Sumptuous dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.

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Day 04 : of Essence of India Varanasi - Khajuraho Have a hearty breakfast at the hotel. The 4th day of essence of India package commences a satisfying and entertaining drive to Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh, India. Upon arrival in Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh, India, you will be escorted to the designated well maintained and prestigious hotel. Freshen up and relax at the hotel. Later, embark on sightseeing tour of religious places and architecturally rich and beautiful temples located at Khajuraho. After exploring temples of Khajuraho, return to the hotel. Sumptuous dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.

Day 05 : of Essence of India Khajuraho - Orchha - Jhansi - Agra After an early morning breakfast at the hotel, proceed for Orchha, Madhya Pradesh, India – the erstwhile capital city of Bundela rulers. Situated on the bank of legendary river Betwa, the town of Orchha is steeped amazing history. The fame of this town is due to its ancient palaces and temples (built in the 16th & 17th century). One can see the glory of rulers of Orchha in the architectural splendor of its monuments. Later proceed for Jhansi railway station to board train to Agra in Uttar Pradesh, India.

Day 06 : of Essence of India In Agra Early morning arrive in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India. Upon arrival in Agra, India, you will be met by royals gem representative and then you will be escorted to the well maintained and impressive hotel which is waiting your arrival in Agra, India. Freshen up and have a hearty breakfast at the hotel. Later embark on sightseeing tour of the Taj City – Agra. Visit to the Agra Fort with its ramparts, beautiful gardens and backyards, apartments and audience hall. This grand structure was built in the 16th by one of great Mughal Emperors Akbar. This fort is built in red sandstone, so it is also called as the Red Fort. Then proceed to visit the world famous and India’s star attraction – the Taj Mahal – regarded as one of the seventh wonders of the world and built by Muslim emperor Shah Jahan in the loving memory of his beloved queen Mumtaj Mahal. The beauty of this white marble structure is beyond adequate description. Also visit the Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah - one of the best-ornamented structures in India. Return to the hotel. Sumptuous dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.

Day 07 : of Essence of India Agra-Fatehpur Sikri-Jaipur 235 km Have a relaxed breakfast at the hotel and then drive to Jaipur -Maharani ki chhatri (Jaipur) the famous city in the state of Rajasthan, India also the capital of Rajasthan, India as a part of essence of India package. Stop en route at the Emperor’s Akbar 16th century abandoned City of Fatehpur Sikri. This city was abandoned due to the scarcity of water. Here you will visit the tomb of Seikh Salim Chisti, Jama Masjid and the other red sandstone structures within the walls of the Fatehpur Sikri. Continue your drive to the Pink City – Jaipur. Upon arrival in Jaipur – the Pink City, royals gem representative will assist you to transfer you to the designated palace hotel for you. Today in Jaipur, Rajasthan, India you will visit many architectural monuments as a part of essence of India package. Visit to the Hawa Mahal, the City Palace and other luxury tours destinations. Return and have a sumptuous dinner at the hotel. Stay overnight at the hotel with sweet dreams.

Day 08 : of Essence of India Jaipur – Amber - Jaisalmer Train After an early morning breakfast at the hotel, you will be taken out for an excursion trip to the famous Amber Fort as a part of essence of India package. Enjoy elephant ride to the Amber Fort which is perched on the top of a hill. In the afternoon, go for city tour of the Pink City – Jaipur including the City Palace, the Jantar Mantar, and bustling bazaars of the city. In the evening you will be transferred by our representative to the railway station in time to board overnight train for Jaisalmer. Dinner will be onboard.

Day 09 : of Essence of India Arrive Jaisalmer Early morning arrive in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India. Upon arrival, you will be met by royals gem representative and then you will be escorted to the designated hotel for you. Freshen up and relax at the hotel. In the afternoon go for the excursion to Sam Dunes to see sunset. Enjoy camel safari in the desert of Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India. Return to the hotel. Here sumptuous dinner is waiting you. Overnight stay will be at the hotel.

Day 10 : of Essence of India Jaisalmer After an early morning breakfast, embark on sightseeing tour of Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India as a part of essence of India package. The foundation of this desert city – Jaisalmer was laid by Rawal Jaisal in 1156 AD. Visit to the grand Jaisalmer Fort which is standing almost 100 metre over the Jaisalmer city with its 99 fortresses and several entrances. Also visit to the Salim Singh Ki Haveli, Patwaon- Ki- Haveli which provides the true essence of India. Return to the hotel and spend rest of the day at leisure. Sumptuous dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.

Day 11 : of Essence of IndiaPatwon Ki Haveli Jaisalmer - Jodhpur (287 km drive) After an early morning breakfast at the hotel, take a 287 drive to Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India. Upon arrival in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, royals gem representative will assist to transfer you to the well maintained and impressive hotel which is pre-booked for you. Freshen up and relax at the hotel. Later embark on sightseeing tour of the city of Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India as a part of essence of India package. Explore Jodhpur and feel essence of India. Here you will see many stunning and impressive forts and palaces. Visit to the Mehrangarh Fort – spreading over 5 km on a vertical hill. Mehrangarh Fort is one of most impressive forts in India with its with its elegantly latticed windows, ornately decorated windows, carved panels and walls of Phool Mahal, Moti Mahal, Sheesh Mahal. Visit to the Jaswant Thada – 19th century royal cenotaph which is built in white marble. The Jaswant Thada lies very close to the Mehrangarh Fort. Also visit to another magnificient structure – Umaid Bhawan Palace which has been now converted into the heritage hotel. After exploring the city of Jodhpur, return to the hotel. Here sumptuous dinner is waiting you. Stay overnight with sweet dreams at the hotel.

Day 12 : of Essence of India Jodhpur - Ranakpur - Udaipur Have a hearty breakfast at the hotel and then drive to Udaipur, Rajasthan, India visiting en route Ranakpur. Ranakpur is famous for its excellently engraved Jain Temples. Built in white marble this 15th century temple is regarded as the one of the finest example of Western Indian Temple architecture. Continue your drive to the city of dawn – Udaipur. Upon arrival in the city of lakes – Udaipur, Rajasthan, India, royals gem representative will assist you to transfer you to the well maintained and prestigious hotel which is waiting your arrival. Freshen up and relax at the hotel. Spend rest of the day at leisure. Sumptuous dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.

Day 13 : of Essence of India In Udaipur Have an early morning breakfast at the hotel and embark on sightseeing tour of the romantic city – Udaipur, Rajasthan, India as a part of essence of India package. Built in 1567 by Maharaja Udai Singh the city of dawn – Udaipur is regarded as one of the most beautiful and romantic cities in India. There are three beautiful lakes in Udaipur – Pichola Lake, Fatehsagar Lake and Udai Sagar Lake. That’s why the city is called as the city of lakes. Explore this city of Udaipur and feel true essence of India. Here you will visit the City Palace, Saheliyon ki Bari, beautiful gardens, Jagdish Temple – dedicated to Lord Vishnu and many more. In the evening enjoy the boat ride in the Lake Pichola. After exploring the city of dawn – Udaipur, return to the hotel. Here sumptuous dinner is waiting you. Stay overnight with sweet dreams at the hotel.

Day 14 : of Essence of IndiaMarine Drive Udaipur - Mumbai Have a hearty breakfast at the hotel. Today, you will be transferred to the airport in time to connect flight for Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. Upon arrival in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, you will be met by royals gem representative at the airport and then escorted to the designated hotel for you. Later proceed for sightseeing tour of Mumbai, India’s most cosmopolitan city as a part of essence of India package. The sightseeing tour of Mumbai includes the Prince of Wales Museum, the Marine Drive, the Hanging Gardens, the Malabar Hills, the Gateway of India, Dhobi Ghat, the Gandhi Memorial Museum and the Jain Temple. After sightseeing tour of Mumbai, return to the hotel. Sumptuous dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.

Day 15 : of Essence of India Mumbai - Onward In the morning after hearty breakfast at the hotel, enjoy Cruise across the harbor to the Elephanta Island and its famous caves. Elephanta caves are filled with carvings and sculptures dating back to 550 A.D. In the afternoon return to the hotel, in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. Spend rest of the day at leisuEnquire-nowre or you can also spend rest of the day in your own independent activities. After a farewell dinner, in time royals gem representative will help you in transferring you to the Mumbai International Airport. Here you will catch your flight for your home/onward destination carrying everlasting sweet memories of essence of India.