Hyderabad Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF INDIA 902

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Rajpath

Day 1: Delhi

Namaste! Welcome to India and New Delhi the capital city of India. We will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel for a pre tour briefing and then the day is free for you to explore.

Nrashtrapati Bhawan

Day 2: Delhi - Jodhpur

Free day to explore Delhi. This evening we transfer you to the station for your sleeper train to Jodhpur.

Meheranga Fort

Day 3: Jodhpur

Arrive into Jodhpur which is known as the Blue City, in reference to the indigo coloured buildings that dot the old city, and the locals belief that blue acts as effective defence against mosquitoes! Arrival transfer remainder of the day at leisure.

Jodhpur spice stall

Day 4: Jodhpur

A full day sightseeing tour of the city today taking in the key highlights such as Meherangarh Fort, The City Wall, the Clock Tower & surrounding markets. Finishing up by around 3 pm a bit of time to explore.

Day 5: Jodhpur - Ranakpur

Leaving Jodhpur, we drive to Ranakpur, a small town tucked away in a remote valley and famed for its beautiful 14th century Jain temples. Free time to explore the town and temples.

Day 6: Ranakpur - Udaipur

Continuing south, we arrive at Udaipur. An oasis of cool, with its massive lake and Venetian like appearance, Udaipur is one of the most romantic towns in Rajasthan. A favourite amongst travellers, Udaipur is crammed full of palaces and temples.

Maharaja City Palace

Day 7: Udaipur

Free day to explore.

Lake Pichola sunset

Day 8: Udaipur - Jaipur

Free day to explore. Tonight we transfer you to the station for the sleeper train to Jaipur.

Local transport

Day 9: Jaipur

Welcome to Jaipur. Arrival transfer to your hotel. Free day to explore.

Maharaja Palace

Day 10: Jaipur

This morning, we travel beyond Jaipur to the 16th century Amber Fort. An exotic elephant ride transports us to the lofty fort, where we’ll enjoy a tour of this Rajput extravaganza. Why not bolt on an early morning amazing hot air balloon ride? Later in the afternoon we tour the City Palace, which boasts an interesting museum of regal attire and Jantar Mantar, an ancient astronomical observatory.

Jantar Mantar Observatory Park

Day 11: Jaipur - Agra

After breakfast we will head off to Agra home to of India's most famous monuments - the Taj Mahal. En route we will also pay a visit to the ghostly former Moghul city of Fatehpur Sikri - the fortified ghost city abandoned soon after its construction because of water shortages in the area. Arriving in Agra you will check into your hotel, and this evening enjoy a sunset tour of the Taj.

Taj Mahal & camels

Day 12: Agra - Varanasi

Free day for you to explore. This evening a transfer to the train station for your sleeper train to Varanasi.

Varanasi Ghats

Day 13: Varanasi

Welcome to Varanasi. Arrival transfer to your hotel. Later, we embark on a tour of the city to take in some key highlights. At sunset your guide will take you to visit the ghats for the evening pilgramage, remarkably different from the dawn ritual.

Bathers in the morning

Day 14: Varanasi

Free day to explore.

Saris drying

Day 15: Varanasi - Nagpur

Free day to explore. Evening transfer to the station for your sleeper train to Nagpur.

Day 16: Nagpur

Arrival transfer to your hotel. Free day to explore.

Day 17: Nagpur

Free day to explore.

Day 18: Nagpur - Hyderabad

Free day to explore. Evening transfer to the station for your sleeper train to Hyderabad (departs 22:00)

Charminar

Day 19: Hyderabad

Arrival into Hyderabad and we transfer you to your hotel. Free day to explore.

Golconda Fort

Day 20: Hyderabad

Free day to explore.

Day 21: Hyderabad - Mumbai

Free day to explore. Evening transfer to the station for your sleeper train to Mumbai.

Crawford market architecture

Day 22: Mumbai

Arrival into Mumbai and we transfer you to your hotel. Free day to explore.

Gateway to India

Day 23: Mumbai

Free day to explore.

Victoria Terminus

Day 24: Mumbai

Departure transfer to the airport for your flight home.

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last updated - 01 Sep 2014 12:48 PM