Delhi, Mandawa, Bikaner, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Jaipur & Agra
This tour not only encompasses the exploration of heritage but immerses you into the authenticity of its food. Expect a foodies tour with cooking demos as you get to know the art of cooking an Indian Cuisine. Visit major tourist attraction of all the cities which would include many palaces, forts, The Taj Mahal and other heritage sites. The tour is sure to leave you rejoiced with the pleasurable stay in a houseboat in Alleppey, enjoying tranquility and soothing effects of the backwaters while you learn to cook the favourite local fish ‘Karimeen’ also known as the black pearl.
Day 01: Arrive Delhi (-/-/D)
You will be met on arrival and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is free at your leisure to explore Delhi.
Day 02: Delhi (B/L/D)
Today you will tour through Delhi, including a rickshaw ride through the bustling streets. You will enjoy a delicious local lunch.
Day 03: Delhi – Mandawa (B/-/D)
Travel 245kms to Mandawa, check in to your hotel, then explore the vibrant paintings in Frescoes Havelis (semi desert region).
Day 04: Mandawa – Bikaner (B/-/D)
Continue west to Bikaner, known for its camels, sand dunes, and magnificent red and yellow sandstone architecture.
Day 05: Bikaner (B/-/D)
Enjoy the morning exploring the Junagarh Fort and wandering the local bazaars. Enjoy an afternoon at your leisure.
Day 06: Bikaner – Jaisalmer (B/-/D)
Continue on your journey, travelling to the heart of the Thar Desert. The amber hued city is famous for its Fort and sand dunes.
Day 07: Jaisalmer (B/-/D)
Spend the day touring the beautiful city. In the afternoon you will marvel at the sunset over the picturesque sand dunes.
Day 08: Jaisalmer – Jodhpur (B/-/D)
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel then travel to the Blue City, Jodhpur.
Day 09: Jodhpur (B/-/D)
Start the day with an open jeep safari to the Bishnoi Villages, known for their environmental conservation. In the afternoon explore the sights of Jodhpur, including the bustling bazaars.
Day 10: Jodhpur – Udaipur (B/L/D)
Drive to Udaipur, stopping at the beautiful Ranakpur Jain Temples on the way. The Temples are known for their friezes and sculptures.
Day 11: Udaipur (B/L/D)
Wake up with an early morning yoga session, then visit the City Palace and other beautiful areas if the City of Lakes. Relax on a boat ride on Lake Pichola, surrounded by breathtaking sights.
Day 12: Udaipur – Jaipur (B/-/D)
Travel to the famous Pink City.
Day 13: Jaipur (B/-/D)
Explore Amber Fort and other attractions like the Palace Museum and Jantar Mantar Observatory. In the evening you will enjoy a cooking demonstration and meal undertaken by a noble family.
Day 14: Jaipur – Agra (B/-/D)
This morning you will drive to Agra, visiting the abandoned capital of Fatehpur Sikri. Spend the evening wandering through eateries and street food stalls.
Day 15: Agra – Depart Delhi (B/-/-)
Watch the sunrise over the Taj Mahal before enjoying breakfast at the hotel. Explore famous Agra Fort before driving back to Delhi and transferring to the airport for your onwards ﬂight.
**HOLI UPGRADE** this tour to travel during one of the most celebrated festivals of India. HOLI, called the “festival of love”, on this day people get to unite together forgetting all resentments and all types of bad feeling towards each other. The great Indian festival lasts for a day and a night, which starts on the Full Moon Day in the month March.
Number of Days 15
Price From $4449
24th September – 6th October*
15th October – 27th October*
5th November – 17th November*
26th November – 8th December*
26th February – 12th March*
5th March – 19th March*
23rd April – 7th May
8th October – 22nd October*
29th October – 12th November*
Prices are based on Low Season (01/04/2020 – 30/09/2020). *Surcharges apply for other periods.
**Ask us for UPGRADE itinerary/prices to the Holi Festival in March**
14 nights good quality (4 star) accommodation with daily breakfast
3 x Lunch & most dinners
Activities and Sightseeing as specified
English speaking local guides in each city
Tipping for guide & driver
International Airfares and taxes
India Visa (if applicable)
Any other service not mentioned
$ Price (Twin Share)
From $4,449 per person (land only, low season)