Jodhpur Holidays

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Day 1: Goa - Udaipur

Today you start your Indian adventure. Make your own way to the airport to Goa for your flight to Udaipur. Upon arrival you will be met by our local representatives and transferred to your hotel.

Maharaja City Palace

Day 2: 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. During our stay we’ll enjoy a cruise on Lake Pichola, plus touring of the imposing City Palace, not to mention free time to explore and perhaps shop for colourful Rajasthani souvenirs and Indian spices. Overnight - Udaipur

Jagdish Temple

Day 3: Udaipur - Jodhpur

Leaving Udaipur you will travel by road to Jodhpur en route you will stop to visit Ranakpur, a small town tucked away in a remote valley and famed for its beautiful 14th century Jain temples. Enjoy some free time in Jodhpur to indenpendently explore the Blue City. Overnight Jodhpur.

A local girl in the Blue City of Jodhpur

Day 4: Jodhpur - Jaisalmer

Saying good bye to the blue city, you will travel to the deserts of Jaisalmer. Here you will visit the to Sam sand dunes to enjoy the short camel ride at sunset. Overnight Jaisalmer.

Camels in the desert

Day 5: Jaisalmer - Jaipur

Before boarding your train to Jaipur later on in the day you will Jaisalmer Fort, Jain temples and the Havelis (mansions). For this evenings accommodation you are in for a once in a life time experience as you take to the rails in your first class Air Conditioned sleeper cabin. Overnight Train.

Jantar Mantar Observatory in Jaipur

Day 6: Jaipur

Good moring and welcome to Jaipur India's very own Pink City. Check into your hotel for a quick freshen up. Then it is onto you todays sightseeing. Visit the 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! The afternoon is free you explore this city how you would like on your own. However if you would prefer why not book on Jaipur Up close enhance options. Overnight Jaipur.

The steps up to the magnificent Amber Fort

Day 7: Jaipur - Agra

Departing Jaipur, we journey to Agra, once India’s Mughal capital. En route to Agra, we visit the ghostly former Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri, abandoned due to lack of water. Later on we take a tonga ride to the legendary Taj Mahal and witness a magical sunset. Built by Shah Jahan in the 16th century as an enduring memorial to his beloved wife Mumtaz. Built entirely of white marble, the Taj Mahal has no peers. Overnight - Agra

Taj Mahal & camels

Day 8: Agra - Delhi

This morning we explore Agra and head out to visit Agra fort, built under the Mughal Emperor Akbar in 1565. It contains numerous palaces and a white marble mosque, with Itmad-ud-Daulah’s tomb a marble forerunner to the Taj. We also visit the Baby Taj. This afternoon is we leave for the Capital, Delhi. Overnight Delhi @ The Maidens Hotel

The grand entrance into Delhi's famous Red Fort

Day 9: Delhi

Sadly your time in India has come to an end as you are trasferred to the aiport for your departure flight.

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last updated - 29 Aug 2014 12:43 AM