Duration: 19 Nights / 20 Days
Places Covered: Delhi - Khajuraho - Orchha - Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Jaipur - Jodhpur - Ranakpur - Kumbhalgarh - Udaipur - Ajanta- Ellora - Bombay - Madurai - Chettinad - Trichy - Tanjore - Mahabalipuram - Kanchipuram - Madras
01: Arrive Delhi :
Arrive at Delhi where you would be met and escorted to the hotel. In the afternoon you will be taken to National Museum.
Day 02: Delhi :
You will explore the capital of India in a full-day tour - including buildings of early Turkish structure to Mughal buildings to Lutyen's Delhi.
Day 03: Khajuraho :
This morning you will take a train to Jhansi. En route to Khajuraho you will visit sleepy medieval town of Orchha.
In the afternoon you will explore Khajuraho the little town known the world-over for its Nagara style of temple architecture and erotic sculpture.
Overnight will be at Khajuraho.
Day 04: Agra :
In morning driven to Jhansi railway station for your train to Agra.
You will arrive in Agra in the evening and retire for the day.
Day 05: Agra :
Full day sightseeing tour of Agra. Visit Sikandara and the Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah or the 'Baby Taj'. In the afternoon you will visit Agra Fort and will end the tour with a visit to the Taj Mahal at sunset.
Day 06: Jaipur :
After a leisurely morning you drive to Jaipur - en route visit Fatehpur Sikri.
Arrive in Jaipur in the noon and will be at leisure for the rest of the day.
Day 07: Jaipur :
In the morning, visit the Amber Fort - one of the most fascinating of Indian forts.
Afternoon you will spend exploring the Jantar Mantar, the Hawa Mahal, the City Palace and the museum.
Day 08: Jodhpur :
Proceed to Jodhpur.
Overnight will be at Jodhpur.
Day 09: Jodhpur :
Morning explore the magnificent Mehrangarh Fort-Museum.
Early in the evening will be taken on a short safari to immaculately kept villages of Bishnoi tribals.
Day 10: Udaipur :
Today, you drive to Udaipur.
En route you will visit Ranakpur after visiting Ranakpur you will proceed to see the fort of Kumbhalgarh.
Arrive in Udaipur late in the afternoon. The rest of the day will be at leisure.
Day 11: Udaipur :
The day begins with a visit to the City Palace also visit medieval Jagdish Temple and Sahelion-Ki-Bari or the "Gardens of the Maids of Honour". The tour of Udaipur will end with a lunch at the beautiful Gallery Restaurant at Fateh Prakash Palace.
The day will end with a relaxing boat ride on Lake Pichola.
Day 12: Aurangabad :
Escorted to the airport for your flight to Bombay where you will arrive to connect to your flight for Aurangabad.
You will arrive Aurangabad late in the evening and check into the hotel to retire for the day.
Day 13: Aurangabad :
Today you will explore the caves of Ajanta
Day 14: Aurangabad / Bombay:
This morning you will be taken to explore Ellora caves.
Later in the evening you will take your flight for Bombay where you spend the night before starting your tour of South India.
Day 15: Madurai :
Continuing your tour to South India you will fly in the morning to Madurai where you arrive before noon. All activity in Madurai is centred round Sri Meenakshi Temple in the heart of the told town.
Day 16: Chettinad :
After a leisurely start today you drive to Chettinad which is known for its artistic houses.
Spend the afternoon exploring the palace and around for its unique architecture. Overnight will be at Madurai.
Day 17: Tanjore/ Trichy:
This morning you will drive to Tanjore. Also called a city of temples, also visit this fascinating temple and the Thanjavur Palace before continuing your drive to Trichy.
In the evening you explore the city including spectacular Rock Fort Temple.
Day 18: Madras :
This morning you take a train ride to Madras - your last destination of the tour.
Explore this lovely city in the afternoon, immediately after arriving at the station. After the short city tour you will check into your hotel which is a beach hotel outside Madras city.
Day 19: Madras :
Today will be spent in visiting two of the finest examples of ancient South Indian architecture - Kanchipuram and Mahabalipuram.
Day 20: Madras :
The day will be spent in leisure. In the evening you will be hosted a farewell dinner before being escorted to the domestic terminal for flight to Delhi for return home or international airport for your flight overseas.