17 Nights Itinerary Covering: Delhi - Agra - Ranthambore - Jaipur - Udaipur - Goa - Mumbai
The Fascinating Rajasthan with Beach Tour takes you on a fascinating journey from dry sands and beautiful palaces of Rajasthan to the beautiful and alluring water bodies of Goa. While on the tour enjoy the richness of architecture design and natural beauty at the same time.
Note: This is just a suggested itinerary indicative of what could be possible. We tailor holidays for your specific needs. Contact us if you want modifications so that we could tailor a holiday to suit your need for an unforgettable India tour.
After arrival at Delhi airport, meet our representative who'll guide you to one of our listed hotels. Check-in at the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.
On the 2nd day of the tour, move out on a city tour of Delhi. While on the tour visit major tourist attractions like Birla Mandir, Qutab Minar, Red Fort, India Gate, the Jama Masjid, Humanyun Tomb, and President's House. In the evening visit Red Fort to witness the impressive light and sound show. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Post breakfast, leave for Agra by road. On arrival transfer to the hotel. Later go out for sightseeing.
We will be visiting one of the most precious marvels of India, Taj Mahal. The majestic white marble mausoleum built by Shah Jahan to house the tomb of his favorite wife, Mumtaz Mahal. The tomb of Shah Jahan also finds its place in the mausoleum. Taj Mahal sits on the south bank of Yamuna River and is an honored UNESCO World Heritage Site. Catch the sunset view of this epitome of Mughal architecture which showcases the rich history of India.
Later, you will visit Agra Fort, the residence of the emperors belonging to the Mughal Dynasty till 1638. The historical fort is a recognized UNESCO World Heritage Site and is the only fort where all the Mughal emperors have lived.
While here, make sure you admire the Itmad-ud-Daulah Tomb, a Mughal mausoleum which is also known as 'Bacha Taj'. The beautiful structure was built by Nur Jahan for her father Mirz? Ghiy?s Beg, who was given the title of I'tim?d-ud-Daulah translated as 'pillar of the state'.
Return to the hotel in the evening for overnight stay.
Next morning after early breakfast leave for Ranthambore. It is located in the Sawai Madhopur district of Rajasthan. It is one of the biggest and most renowned national parks in Northern India. Presently Ranthambore National Park is a major wildlife tourist attraction that has pulled the attention of many wildlife lovers and photographers. Enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri the Mughal city abandoned in the olden days. Although some parts are left in ruin, the city has nevertheless not lost its charm. Marvel at the Buland Darwaza, one of the largest doorways in the world. Explore the tourist attractions including Jama Masjid, Jodha Bai Palace, Birbal Bhawan, Panch Mahal, etc.
Continue to Ranthambore , on reaching Ranthambore, check-in at one of our listed hotels. After relaxing for a while set out to enjoy jungle safari. Explore the rugged forests to get a glimpse of wild species in their natural habitat like leopards, striped hyenas, tiger, sambar deer, nilgai, and chital, to name a few. Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
On day 5 gear up for a thrilling wildlife safari in Ranthambore National Park. Explore the corners that you think you missed out on the day before. The wild realms are also home to Ranthambore Fort, a rewarded UNESCO World Heritage Site in the category Hill Forts of Rajasthan. Along with that, make sure you sightsee Padam Talao, Rajbagh Talao, Malik Talao, Raj Bagh Ruins, Kachida Valley if time permits.
Night stay at the resort.
Post breakfast, leave for Jaipur by road. Upon arrival, check-in at one of our enlisted hotels. Later in the day explore the major tourist attractions of Jaipur including the Jal Mahal, Jaigarh Fort, Central Museum and Birla Mandir. Evening to be spent at your own discretion. Overnight stay at the hotel.
The next day begins with an excursion to the Amber Fort which is accompanied with the exciting joy ride on an elephant. The afternoon remains busy with the city tour featuring City Palace along with the Royal Observatory and Hawal Mahal. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Post breakfast, drive straight to Udaipur- "Venice of the East". On arrival, check-in at one of our enlisted hotels. Rest and relax for the day. In the evening enjoy boat ride at the Pichola Lake. Also visit the Lake Palace, one of the finest examples of architectural and cultural detailing. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Post breakfast, embark on a city tour of Udaipur. Visit some of the major tourist hotspots covering the City Palace Museum, Sahelion Ki Bari, Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandal, Folk Art Museum and Jagdish Temple. In the evening visit the City Palace on the banks of the lake along with the Monsoon Palace on the hill above that enhances the beauty of this magnificent city. Enjoy comfortable overnight stay at the hotel.
In the morning after breakfast, transfer to Udaipur airport to board a connecting flight to Goa. As you reach Goa, check-in at one of our listed hotels. Rest and relax for the day in your hotel room. In the evening take a leisurely walk to explore the local market of Goa. Enjoy dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
In the morning post breakfast, proceed to visit the old Goa, housing large number of Churches built by the Portuguese. Some of the major churches to visit include the Chapel of St Francis Xavier, the Church of St Francis of Assissi and the Basilica of Bom Jesus. Later in day enjoy a guided tour to Panaji city, the capital of Goa. In the evening return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Post breakfast, embark on a visit to Dona Paula beach. On this beach relax and indulge sunbathes. Enjoying stunning water views from all the sides. You may also enjoy para-sailing, toboggan ski biscuit, yachting, sport fishing, swimming, snorkeling and harpoon fishing at this beach.
Later in the day visit the Arjuna beach and the Calangute beach often called the "Queen of Beaches" as it is the most beautiful beach of Goa. Also visit the Baga beach that is famous for fishing. In the evening take a leisurely walk to the traditional markets of Goa to get a glimpse of Goa's lifestyle and culture at close. Shop for souvenirs at the Mapusa and Anjuna. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Post breakfast, proceed to visit the major tourist attractions of Goa covering places like Ancestral Goa Museum, Chapora Fort, Aguada Fort, Basilica de Bom Jesus, Church & Convent of St Francis of Assisi and the Church of Our Lady of the Rosary.
After this also visit Panjim, the former capital of Old Goa. In the Late afternoon take a leisurely walk to the market and shop for traditional spices and cashews at the local bazaar. Later in the evening go on a cruise trip. You have the option of enjoying the cruise ride on the Mandovi River that flows through the Panjim. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast, set out to enjoy the wildlife of Goa. A major part Goa is covered by forests. In this state of India, there are a total of six wildlife reserves. You must not miss visiting the popular ones Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary, Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary and Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary. During the night, visit the shacks sprinkled around the beaches. Here you will get the taste of the dizzying nightlife of Goa. Stay overnight at the hotel.
In the morning after breakfast, transfer to the Goa airport to board a flight to Mumbai. will be provided in the afternoon to board a flight to Mumbai. On reaching Mumbai airport, meet our representative who'll escort you to one of our listed hotels.
Check-in at the hotel. Later in the day move out on an excursion to the sightseeing of Mumbai. The major hotspots to visit include Prince of Wales Museum, Hanging Gardens, Juhu Beach, Gateway of India and Marine Drive etc. Overnight stay in Mumbai.
After breakfast, proceed towards Elephanta caves for a sightseeing tour. These caves are located on an island that is a few miles away from the Gateway. These caves can be reached by Ferry from the Gateway of India. This rock-cut cave temple is dedicated to lord Shiva.
The Elephanta caves comprise of seven caves of which Mahesh Murti cave is of great importance. In this cave Lord Shiva is shown as a creator, protector and destroyer. In the afternoon board a cruise back to Gateway of India, after lunch pay a visit to Prince of Wales Museum, Marine Drive and Jain Temple. Return to the hotel in the evening for an overnight stay.
Next morning after breakfast, transfer to Mumbai airport to catch a flight for your onward journey.