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.
Jama Masjid- The people of Delhi consider the Masjid-I Jahan Numa close to them, hence call it fondly as the Jama Masjid of Delhi. It is one of the largest mosques in India which was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan between 1644 and 1656.
Drive Past to Parliament House (the government headquarters) & India Gate.
Humayun Tomb - Maqbera e Humayun or the Humayun’s Tomb in Delhi is a major historical site in India and also one of the best places to visit in north Delhi. It is the tomb of the famous Mughal emperor of India Humayun.
Overnight stay at the hotel.
Post breakfast you will leave for Agra by road and upon your arrival check-in at the hotel and get relax.
We have to save some time in the day for visiting one of the most precious marvels of India, the 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. Enjoy the majestic beauty of this epitome of Mughal architecture which showcases the rich history of India.
Post lunch visits the Agra Fort. The great Mughal Emperor Akbar commissioned the construction of the Agra fort in 1565 A.D although additions were made till the time of his grandson Shahjahan. It stands at a distance of just 2 Kms from the majestic Taj Mahal and is built in red sandstone. You will later visit the Itimad-Ud-Daulah Tomb which is renowned as 'Baby Taj'. This magnificent mausoleum is built on the bank of River Yamuna and a resting place of Mir Gheyad Beg.
Agra is famous for its inlay work on marble and makes a good market for some beautiful arts and crafts which can be picked up as souvenirs and memorabilia.
Come back to the hotel for an overnight stay at Agra.
Day 4 of the tour begins with a healthy breakfast. Subsequently, you leave for Ranthambore. Enjoy a halt en route at the Fatehpur Sikri. The quaint charm and beauty of the red buildings will make you fall in love with the place. The magnificent fortified ancient city served as the short-lived capital of the Mughal Empire.
Important attractions of the city are the Buland Darwaza which is a 55m high gate, Jama Masjid is one of the first buildings to be constructed within the complex, and Tomb of Salim Chishti which is a sacred place. Other worth visiting places are Mariam-uz-Zamani's Palace, Panch Mahal and Birbal's Palace.
Once done with exploring the historic city, resume your drive towards the Ranthambore. Post reaching, complete the check-in formalities at the hotel and enjoy an 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.
Post Breakfast drive to Amber Fort where you may enjoy Elephant Ride at additional cost. It is one of UNESCO listed hill forts of Rajasthan. Later in the afternoon, return to Jaipur city for sightseeing. Witness the glory of Rajputs as you pay a visit to their incredible sights. Cover attractions like City Palace, Jantar Mantar, Nawab Saheb ki Haveli, etc. The local bazaars open up a variety of shopping pleasures.
Now come back to Hotel for an overnight stay at Jaipur.
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 Anjuna 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.
Post Breakfast you will proceed to enjoy Dudhasagar Water Fall.
The most impressive waterfall of Goa lies on its eastern border with Karnataka. Measuring a mighty 600m from the head to foot it's a sight to admire. After pouring across the Deccan plateau, the headwaters of the Mandovi river form a foaming torrent that fans into three steams, then cascades down a near – vertical cliff face into a deep green pool. Water plummets hundred a feet's a large volume, forming one of the most spectacular of all natural phenomena in Goa .
The day start with a drive across the vibrant state of Goa , passing through small villages, past bright paddy field and swaying palms. Drive on to collem to board the safari van/ safari jeep to take you to the waterfalls. A short wall in the forest, leads you tot the base of the falls. You could swim in the cool clean water of the pond and under the cascading falls. Lie down and share the shade of trees and see the native monkeys prancing around.
Enjoy lunch at the jungle café, just outside the sanctuary at additional cost.
After lunch, you could spend time enjoying an elephant ride, feeding the elephant and get a memorable photo with him. (This is not included in the cost of your tour and is payable at the site itself.) Later visit Mahavir wild life sanctuary.
Come back to Hotel for an overnight stay.
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.