North India with Mumbai
Duration : 12 Nights / 13 Days
Destinations Covered : Delhi - Varanasi -
Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Udaipur - Ranakpur - Udaipur - Mumbai
Day 01 : Delhi
Begin your Tour.
Arrive into Delhi
Welcome to Vardhman's "North India with Mumbai" !
On arrival in Delhi, you will be met and transferred by Vardhman's
representative to your hotel. Relax for the remaining part of
the day. Overnight: Hotel
Day 02 : Delhi
This morning after breakfast proceed for the sightseeing
of Delhi. Combined city tour of Old Delhi & New Delhi.
Visit Qutab Minar, Humayun's tomb, Lakshminarayan Temple, a
modern Hindu Temple, Parliament House, Government Secretarial
Building and Connaught place, the shopping centre of New Delhi.
Visit Red Fort, built in 1648 by Mughal Emperor Shahjehan, Jama
Masjid, one of the largest Mosque of India, Raj Ghat and Shanti
Vana, the cremation sites of Mahatama Gandhi and Jawaharlal
Nehru. Also drive past Chandni Chowk, shopping centre of Old
Day 03 : Delhi - Varanasi
This morning after breakfast tansfer to Delhi airport to
catch flight for Varanasi. Upon arrival at Varanasi, you will
be met and transferred to hotel. Relax for a while and later
proceed to the GHATS for a sunset tour on the river. Overnight:
Day 04 : Varanasi
In the morning drive to Daswamedh Ghat and take a boat
ride (at your own cost) on the sacred river Ganges to see
the cremation Ghats and witness the living traditions of one
of the world's oldest and most important religions.
Return to hotel for a sumptuous breakfast. Later proceed on
a City tours of Varanasi visiting various temples and noted
Banaras Hindu University. Afternoon excursion to Sarnath.
It was here that the Lord Buddha delivered his first sermon
and set in motion the wheel of law of Buddhist faith.
Day 05 : Varanasi - Delhi
This morning after a leisurely breakfast transfer to airport
to catch flight for Delhi. On arrival at Delhi airport you
will be met and directly drive to Agra by surface. Reach Agra
and transfer to hotel. Relax for the remaining part of the
Day 06 : Agra
Early in the morning visit the world famous "Taj
Mahal" (closed on every Friday) during Sunrise and return
to the hotel for breakfast. Later proceed on a City tour of
Agra, which was once the capital of Mughal India, and centre
of great power and glory. the monument of love immortalized
in marble. It was built by Emperor Shah Jahan in the memory
of his Queen Mumtaj. Also visit Fort and Sikandra. Visit TAJ
MAHAL at sunset. Overnight: Hotel.
Day 07 : Agra - Jaipur
On the day 3 of your drive to the Pink city -Jaipur. Enroute
visit Fatehpur Sikri.This abandoned capital of the Mughals
is a perfectly preserved city at the height of the empire's
splendor. The city divided into religious and secular parts
has interesting well-sculpted buildings. Reach Jaipur and
check in at hotel.
08 : Jaipur
This morning after breakfast proceed for the guided sightseeing
Visit City Palace and Museum- In the heart of the old city
is former royal residence built in a blend of the Rajasthani
and Mughal styles. The carved arches are supported by grey-white
marble columns ornate with floral motifs in gold and colored
stones. Two carved elephants in marble guard the entrance.
The retainers whose families have served generations of rulers
serve as guides. The palace houses a museum with a superb
collection of Rajasthani costumes and armory of Mughals and
Rajputs. The palace also has an art gallery with an excellent
collection of miniature paintings, carpets, royal paraphernalia
and rare astronomical works in Arabic, Persian, Latin and
Albert Hall- Located in the middle of Ram Niwas Garden of
Jaipur, Albert Hall was built to commemorate and honors the
visit of Prince of Wales to Jaipur. Designed in Indo-Sarcenic
style, the hall was completed in 1876. It was opened in 1887
as a public museum.
Hawa Mahal- The Hawa Mahal, or the "Palace of Wind"
built by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh in 1799 A.D. is characterized
by elaborate and fanciful architecture.
Laxmi Narayan Temple- built from white marble, a few years
back by the B.M. Birla oundation.
Jantar Mantar Observatory- A stone observatory. Largest of
Jai Singh's five remarkable observatories. Its complex instruments,
whose setting and shapes are scientifically designed, represent
the high points of medieval Indian astronomy.
Day 09 : Jaipur - Udaipur
This morning after breakfast catch morning flight to Udaipur
and upon arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel.
Relax for a while and later proceed on a city tour of Udaipur.Visit
the City Palace, Jagdish Temple, drive around Fatehsagar Lake,
Sahelion ki Bari (Queen resort for her friends) and Bhartiya
Lok Kala Mandir (Folk Art Museum)Jagdish Temple: A temple
situated in the middle of the city - a big tourist attraction,
the temple of Jagannath Rai, now called Jagdish-ji, is a major
monument. It is raised on a tall terrace and was completed
in 1651. It attaches a double storeyed Mandapa (hall) to a
double - storied, saandhara (that having a covered ambulatory)
sanctum. The mandapa has another storey tucked within its
pyramidal samavarna (bell - roof) while the hollow clustered
spire over the sanctum contains two more, non - functional
stories. Lanes taking off from many of the sheharpanah (city
wall) converge on the Jagdish Temple. It was built by Maharana
Jagat Singh Ist in 1651 A.D. It is an example of Indo - Aryan
architecture.Fateh Sagar Lake :Fateh Sager Lake is a vicinity
for young lovers, it is situated in the north of Lake Picholas.
It was originally built by Maharana Jai Singh in the year
1678 AD, but later on reconstructed and extended by Maharana
Fateh Singh, As lot of destruction was caused by heavy rains.In
the year 1993-1994,the water vanished from the lake and again
in the year 2005-2006, the lake regaind its water.The lake
is tried directly to connect with mansivacal dam so that it
doesnot suffer any type of water problem again in future.Saheliyon-ki-Bari:
Sahelion Ki Bari' was laid for a group of forty-eight young
women attendants who accompanied a princess to Udaipur as
part of her dowry. The gardens set below the embankment of
the Fateh Sagar Lake have beautiful lotus pools, marble pavilions
and elephant- shaped fountains. These fountains are fed by
the water of the lake gushing through ducts made for the purpose.
Each water channel has its distinct sound and the mingling
of these sounds complement the ambience of the place.
Day 10 : Udaipur - Ranakpur - Udaipur
After breakfast drive to Ranakpur. Ranakpur Jain Temples:
The renowned Jain temple at Ranakpur is dedicated to Adinatha.
Light colored marble has been used for the construction of
this grand temple which occupies an area of approximately
60 x 62 meters. The temple, with its distinctive domes, shikhara,
turrets and cupolas rises majestically from the slope of a
hill. The temple is designed as caumukhawith four faces.The
construction of the temple and quadrupled image symbolize
the Tirthankara's conquest of the four cardinal directions
and hence the cosmos.Return to Udaipur in the evening and
relax at hotel. Overnight will be at Udaipur.
Day 11 : Udaipur - Mumbai
This morning after a leisurely breakfast transfer to airport
to catch flight for Mumbai. On arrival at Mumbai airport you
will be met and transferred to your hotel. Relax for the remaining
part of the day.
Day 12 : Mumbai
Day 13 : Mumbai
Breakfast will be at hotel. Proceed for an excursion to
the ELEPHANTA CAVES. Half day excursion to Elephanta Caves
(Closed on Every Monday). Half day excursion across the harbour
to the world famous, 1200 yrs. old Elephanta caves, dedicataed
to Lord Shive, the famous Aculpture signifying the trinity
of the creator, the preserver and the destroyer is located
here.Return to the mainland in the evening. Overnight: Hotel.
This morning after breakfast proceed on a City tour of Mumbai.Visit
Kamla Nehru Park, Hanging Gardens situated on the slopes of
Malabar Hill offering a panoramic view of Marine drive, Chowpatty
Beach, Prince of Wales Museum, Mani Bhawan, Dhobi Ghat, Gateway
of India & drive through the Crawford Market, Marine Drive
& Flora Fountain. Later in the afternoon transfer to Mumbai
International airport to board the flight for your onward journey
to back home with sweet and unforgettable memories of your Vardhman's
"North India with Mumbai" escorted by Vardhman Vacations.END
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