Jodhpur Holidays

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The grand entrance into Delhi's famous Red Fort

Day 1: Delhi

Welcome to India and the start of your holiday. Upon arrival you will be met by our local representatives and transferred to your hotel. Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure. Overnight Delhi.

India Gate

Day 2: Delhi

Today we explore both Old and New Delhi - the order of New Delhi is a huge contrast to the unorganised chaos of the Old City. But both are just as appealing. Highlights we be the impressive Red Fort, Jama Masjid - India’s oldest and largest mosque, Raj Ghat - the site of Gandhi’s cremation and more. Overnight Delhi.

The lofty Red Fort in Delhi

Day 3: Delhi - Agra

An early morning start we will drive to Agra - home of India's famous attraction - the Taj Mahal. Upon arrival we will have a sightseeing tour to the Agra Fort, before watching the sun set on the Taj Mahal itself. Overnight Agra

Taj Mahal & camels

Day 4: Agra - Ranthambhore NP

Today you travel to Bharatpur in time to board your train to Ranthambore. En Route To Bharatpur visit the to the deserted city of Fatehpur Sikri where you will get to walk through the Ruined city, Abundant City Palace and Mosque. Upon arrival into Ranthambore (approx 1800) you will be met by our local representative and transferred to your accommodation. Overnight Ranthambhore.

Tiger pug marks in the sand in Ranthambore National Park

Day 5: Ranthambhore NP

A Morning game drive in the Ranthambore National park by shared jeep / Canter return to the hotel for breakfast. Later this afternoon go on another game drive in the Ranthambore National park by shared Jeep / Canter. Overnight Ranthambore.

Antelope

Day 6: Ranthambhore NP - Jaipur

Once last morning game drive before you Enjoy the scenic drive form Ranthambore to the capital of Rajasthan of Jaipur. Enjoy the rest of the afternoon at your leisure. Overnight Jaipur.

Jantar Mantar Observatory in Jaipur

Day 7: Jaipur

This morning we visit the delicate pink, magnificent fort-palace of Amber - a wonderful example of Rajput architecture just north of Jaipur. Subject to Government regulations, we will arrive in style riding on an elephant! In the afternoon you will enjoy a tour of the city. Highlights include the City Palace, which boasts an interesting museum of regal attire and Jantar Mantar. Overnight Jaipur.

The steps up to the magnificent Amber Fort

Day 8: Jaipur - Jodhpur

An interesting 6 Hr drive through increasingly varied scenery takes us to Jodhpur, a town at the edge of the mighty Thar Desert. Dominated by Meherangarh Fort which sits majestically atop a hill, Jodhpur is known as the Blue City. This is because of the coloured houses in the old town, painted indigo. Enjoy the rest of the afternoon at your leisure. Overnight Jodhpur.

A local girl in the Blue City of Jodhpur

Day 9: Jodhpur - Udaipur

After a morning of sightseeing (Majestic Fort and old town) you will head the romantic city of Udaipur - the very essence of what it is to be in Rajasthan. Enroute visit to Ranakpur jain temples. Upon arrival at our hotel you will have free evening to wander on the shore of Lake Pichola and take in the fresh air of this desert oasis. Overnight Udaipur.

Maharaja City Palace

Day 10: Udaipur

This morning enjoy touring the imposing City Palace, a vision in soft yellow stone on the northeast promontory with breathtaking views of the lake. The City Palace is the largest palace complex in Rajasthan. We then take you to visit Jagdish Temple and Sahelion ki bari. Later this afternoon enjoy a boat ride at sunset on the Lake Pichola on shared boat. Overnight Udaipur.

Jagdish Temple

Day 11: Udaipur - Mumbai

Today you will be transferred to the airport in time for your flight down to Mumbai. Upon arrival you will be met by our local representatives and transferred to your hotel. Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure. Overnight Mumbail.

Crawford market architecture

Day 12: Mumbai

After breakfast we take the cruise to visit Elephanta caves - Mumbai's premier tourist attraction. The rock-cut temples on peaceful Elephanta Island are thought to have been carved between 450 and 750 AD. The main cave contains large sculpted panels, including an astonishing 18-foot depiction of Shiva. Enjoy an afternoon sightseeing tour one of the most highly populated cities in the world, accommodating approximately 18 million people! Highlights include the Prince of Wales Museum, Gateway of India and Marine drive. Overnight Mumbai.

Gateway to India

Day 13: Mumbai

Today say your good byes as you are transferred to the airport in time for your departure flight to your onward destination.

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