Double Whammy with Rajasthan and Agra Tour

Destinations Covered : Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Ranthambore - Kota - Chittaugarh - Dungarpur – Udaipur
12 Nights / 13 Days

Day 01: Arrive Delhi

On arrival at Delhi’s international airport, you will be received by eLand Holidays representative. From airport, he will assist you to your pre booked hotel. Check in and relax for the overnight.

Day 02: Sightseeing Tour in Delhi
Over the years, Delhi - the national capital, has evolved as an affectionate host when it comes to tourism industry. It deserves a special mention for its versatility. Just like colorful threads weaved together to create a vibrant fabric, Delhi is a city of past, present and future. Post breakfast at the hotel; get ready for an exciting tour of the city. The first half of the sightseeing tour will take you to the old lanes of Delhi laid down by Mughal dynasty. Chandni Chowk, Jama Masjid and Red Fort will be the highlight of this excursion.

Post lunch witness the imperial world of New Delhi. As compared to Old Delhi, this division is more organized and has a beautiful infrastructure. As a part of this tour you will visit India Gate, Rashtrapati Bhavan, Humayun’s tomb, and Qutab Minar. Later in the evening, you will come back to the hotel for overnight stay.

Day 03: From Delightful Delhi to Amazing Agra en route Sikandra(Uttar Pradesh) (204 km)
After breakfast at the hotel, you will head towards your next destination – Agra. On your way to the historic city you will visit Sikandra that holds the tomb of the Mughal Emperor Akbar the Great. Akbar ruled over the Mughal Empire from 1556 to 1605.

As you enter the huge arched gateway, you will see a beautiful garden reflecting the charbagh tradition, while the tomb of Akbar situated at the center. Within the same complex you will notice a sober tomb built out of red sandstone, it contains the grave of Mariam- Akbar's wife.
Later, move towards Agra. On arrival, check in at your pre booked hotel and get freshen up for the sightseeing tour of the city. You will visit Agra Fort – a UNESCO World Heritage Site that offers a picturesque view of Taj Mahal – an epitome of true love. Spend your evening shopping the rustic lanes of Agra Bazaar. Fill your bags with marble souvenirs available in the famous markets of the city especially the marble replicas of Taj Mahal.
Overnight stay will be at the hotel

Day 04: Sightseeing in Agra, Move to Jaipur (233 km) en route Fatehpur Sikri
After a delicious morning meal at the hotel you step out from the hotel to visit the most awaited attraction of the tour, Taj Mahal - one of the Seven Wonders of the World. You will be overwhelmed to see the beauty Taj Mahal which was built by grandson of Akbar -The Great, Shah Jahan (1628-1658) in the loving memory of his third wife Mumtaz Mahal.

Post lunch, you will proceed towards Jaipur en route visiting Fatehpur Sikri - the UNESCO world heritage site. The deserted red sandstone city of Fatehpur Sikri was built by the Great Mughal Emperor Akbar as his capital and palace in the late 16th century. Besides being the first planned Mughal city, it puts forth a unique example of Mughal architecture which is an amalgamation of Indian, Islamic and Persian architecture.
On arrival in Jaipur, check in at your pre booked hotel. Get freshen up for an exciting tour of Chokhi Dhani – an ethnic village resort. This resort allows you to learn about the cultural and traditional heritage of Rajasthan. Folk Dances, Delicious Rajasthani Cuisine, and several other activities mark the evening at Chokhi Dhani.
Overnight stay will be at the hotel.

Day 05: Visit the Vibrant Lanes of the Pink City - Jaipur
Set in the scenic location of a beautiful desert, Jaipur was the first planned city of the country which is much evident from the city’s infrastructure and network system. With its historical past, Jaipur revives legends of the ancient Rajputs. Jaipur is manifested with rugged hills crowned by magnificent forts and palaces and is blessed with beautiful mansions and gardens. There is a timeless quality to Jaipur's bazaars and its people. The traditional attire of women and the turbans of men add spectacular hues to this fascinating city. Later visit City palace and its museum, Hawa Mahal, the astronomical observatory Jantar Mantar, various other monuments and picturesque looking markets.
Overnight stay will be at the hotel.

Day 06: Drive from Jaipur to Ranthambore (145 km)
Post breakfast at the hotel, you will be driven towards Ranthambore National Park – yur next destination on Rajasthan- Agra tours. Renowned for its tiger reserve and exotic species of fauna and flora, it is a beautiful destination. The Ranthambore National Park is located in the district of Sawai Madhopur in Rajasthan, India. The town of Sawai Madhopur is located at a distance of 14 km from the park. On arrival, check-in at the resort. Revitalize yourself at the resort before you let yourself free for an adventurous wildlife expedition. Post lunch; let your hair down for a thrilling jeep safari tour in Ranthambore National Park. In the evening, return to the wildlife resort for overnight stay.

Day 07: Safari Tours in Ranthambore/ Trekking to Ranthambore Fort (Optional)
After a delicious breakfast at the resort, move out for an action packed day. Once used to be the hunting ground of Rajput kings, Ranthambore National Park offers quite a few options to its visitors. Well known for its tigers, Ranthambore National Park is blessed with species of Leopards, Striped Hyenas, Indian Wild Boar, Chinkara, Jackals, Indian Flying Foxes, Indian Foxes, Sloth bears, Sambar deer, Chital, Nilgai, Macaques, Small Indian Civets and Common mongoose. The reptile population of the park includes Snub Nosed Marsh Crocodiles, Desert Monitor Lizards, Tortoise, Banded Kraits, Cobras, Common Kraits, Ganga Soft Shelled Turtles, Indian Pythons, North Indian Flap Shelled Turtles, Rat Snakes, Russel's Vipers, Saw-scaled Vipers and the Indian Chamaeleon.

For adventure freaks, in addition to the morning and evening jeep safari tours, another option of exploring the place by trekking is offered in the Rajasthan-Agra vacations. Trek to the Ranthambore Fort situated atop a gorgeous hill offering breathtaking views of the lush green milieu. Overnight stay will be at the resort.

Day 08: Drive from Ranthambore to Kota (approx 180 km)
Post breakfast at the resort, you will be driven to Kota, the next destination of Indian Holidays as a part of your Rajasthan & Agra tour. On arrival in Kota, Check-in at your pre booked hotel and relax to overcome your fatigue before you set out on lively sightseeing tour of the place. Visit the unfathomable fort, the Chambal gardens, the imposing Umaid Bhawan that dates back to 1904 and reflects the royal Rajputana style of architecture.
Before the beautiful sightseeing tour comes to an end, enjoy a soothing boat ride at the exotic Kishore Sagar.
Overnight stay will be at the hotel in Kota.

Day 09: Drive Kota- Chittorgarh (172 Km)
After breakfast at the hotel, you will head towards Chittorgarh which is approx 172 km. On arrival, check in at your pre booked hotel, keep your luggage, and after relaxing for a while move out to explore the exciting world of Chittorgarh. This former capital of the Sisodia clans of Rajputs of Mewar lies on the Berach River, a tributary of the Banas. Major tourist attractions are Chittorgarh Fort, Vijay Stambh (Tower of Victory), Rani Padmini's Palace, Rani Kumbha's Palace, Kirti Stambh(Tower of fame) and Kali Mata Temple. Overnight stay will be at the hotel in Chittorgarh.

Day 10: From Chittorgarh to Dungarpur (Rajasthan)
Post breakfast at the hotel, check out and drive towards Dungarpur which is approx 215 km. On arrival, check in your pre booked hotel and unwind yourself as you prepare to go out for a sightseeing tour of Dungarpur. This southernmost city of Rajasthan was founded in 1197 by Samant Singh, the eldest son of the ruler of Mewar, Karan Singh. Sightseeing tour includes visit to Juna Mahal or the old palace. It is a seven storied palace built in the time period from 13th till 18th century. Later visit the exciting Rajmata Devendra Kunwar State Museum and the beautiful Deo Samnath Temple. Overnight stay will be at the hotel in Dungarpur.

Day 11: Drive from Dungarpur to Udaipur (105 km)
On the eleventh day of your fun filled Rajasthan – Agra holidays, you will proceed towards Udaipur – the city of lakes. On arrival, check-in at your pre booked hotel in Udaipur. This place can be described as a splash of colour in Rajasthan that is brighter when tinged with the tones of local lore and legends. Spend a few hours at leisure to overcome the tiredness of the journey. Spend an evening at Lake Pichola indulging yourself in sheer excitement of a boat ride that will make you fall in love with the city. Overnight stay will be at the hotel in Udaipur.

Day 12: A Quixotic Day in Udaipur
Early in the morning, enjoy a walk on the banks of Lake Pichola that will take you into a world of romanticism. Enjoy the cold breezes of lakes in Rajasthan otherwise renowned for its desert sands. After a lovely breakfast at the hotel proceed for a sightseeing tour in Udaipur. Major tourist attractions are –Shilpgram, Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandal, Fateh Sagar Lake, Monsoon Palace, Jagdish Temple and City Palace. Overnight stay will be at the hotel in Udaipur.

Day 13: Udaipur- Delhi (663 km) by Flight – Onward Destination
Breakfast at hotel. Morning at leisure/ independent activities. Afternoon transfer to airport to connect flight to Delhi. On your arrival you will meet by our representative who will assist you to Hotel.