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Explore the rich cultural and historical heritage of North and West India with Western India holiday tour package.

Western India Holiday Tour

Escorted Tour
Churches in Goa
Tour Duration: 19 Nights / 20 Days
Destination Covered: Delhi - Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Ranthambore - Jaipur - Jodhpur - Udaipur - Mumbai - Aurangabad - Goa

Day 01: Arrival at Delhi
After you deboard your flight and complete the formalities at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport, you'll be greeted by our tour representative who'll assist you in making a check in at the hotel. Relax at the hotel to relieve from the jetlag.

Day 02: Delhi
Considered to be one of the oldest cities of the world, Delhi is a portrayal of history, culture, and heritage. The significant history is well blended with the cosmopolitan lifestyle of this metropolis. Post a delicious breakfast, you'll set our for a day tour of the capital. Make a visit to some magnificent and marvelous architectural monuments, followed by indulging in generous shopping and bingeing at some of the finest restaurants in the city. Major architectural attractions include Qutub Minar, Lotus Temple, Humayun's Tomb, Red Fort, Jama Masjid, India Gate, and Raj Ghat. Return to the hotel in the evening for overnight stay.

Day 03: Delhi - Agra
After you are done with the morning meal, you'll be journeyed to the city of Agra to visit one of the Seven Wonders of the World, apart from other historical monuments. En-route, you'll be making a short trip to Sikandra - home to Emperor Akbar's mausoleum, about 4 km from Agra. After you reach Agra, make a check in at the hotel and after a quick freshening up session, you'll be driven to the splendid symbol of love - Taj Mahal, built by Emperor Shah Jahan in 1630 AD. After Taj Mahal, pay a visit to the Agra Fort to view the Pearl Mosque and halls of Public (Diwan-e-Aam) and Private (Diwan-e-Khas) Audience. Later in the evening, you'll proceed back to the hotel for overnight stay.

Ranthambore National Park
Day 04: Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Ranthambore
Day four will start with a gorgeous breakfast, after which you'll proceed to Ranthambore to visit the Ranthambore Tiger Sanctuary, a fine example of the "Project Tiger" conservation efforts. En-route to Ranthambore, you'll make a halt at Fatehpur Sikri, an old deserted town of the Mughal Dynasty. Check out the beautiful Jama Masjid comprising of the Buland Darwaza and Tomb of Salim Chishti, Queen Jodha Bai's Palace, and Birbal's Palace. Thereafter, continue your journey to Ranthambore. Check in to the hotel and call it a day.

Day 05: Ranthambore
Post breakfast, you'll embark on a full-day excursion of Ranthambore. The naturalist accompanying you will help you explore the Ranthambore Tiger Sanctuary, enriched with beautiful sightings of wildlife. Tiger, leopard, sambar, chinkara, chital, jackal, Jungle cat, sloth bear, caracal, hyena, ratel, lungur and many other species provide heavenly views for wildlife watchers. The park is also home to more than 300 species of birds. Being such a rich reservoir of flora and fauna, the park offers numerous opportunities for wildlife photography. For a more adventurous and blissful tour, you can continue your exploration of the park with an evening safari. Overnight stay will be back at the hotel.

Day 06: Ranthambore - Jaipur
Travel to Jaipur in the morning and make a check-in at the hotel upon arrival. Spend the afternoon at leisure. In the evening, you'll be driven to Chokhi Dhani, an ethnic village resort. True colors of India come alive here with Rajasthani folk dance and children ornamented with traditional clothes dancing rhythmically to the folk songs, sung by men and women. A colorful and exuberant sight to experience! Barded wooden camels, horses, and bullock carts will further add thrill to your evening. Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 07: Jaipur
Day seven will begin with a healthy morning meal at the hotel. Board the cab as you'll be escorted for a half-day guided tour of Jaipur. Start off with ascending the hilltop fortress of Amer on an elephant in a royal traditional style. The fortress, built by Maharaja Man Singh in the 16th century, encloses some beautiful palaces and a Hindu temple in white marble. Jantar Mantar, an observatory built in the 1700s and situated in the heart of the city, is another attraction worth a visit. Hawa Mahal, the Palace of Winds, is highly impressive for its pyramid shape, unique five-storey exteriors, and 953 small windows called jharokhas. The perfect fusion of Hindu and Mughal architecture is depicted by the City Palace. As you return back to the hotel in the evening, marvel at the line of magnificent medieval buildings and bustling busy markets on the way. Spend the night at the hotel.

Amber Fort Jaipur
Day 08: Jaipur - Jodhpur
On day eight after an early morning breakfast, you'll head towards Jodhpur, en-route a small stopover at Osian, an ancient town located in Jodhpur District. Also known as the Khajuraho of Rajasthan, it was originally a staging post for caravans in ancient times. Better known for being a home to some Brahmanical and Jain temples dating back to 8th and 12th centuries, Osian reveals the splendor and brilliance of Indian temple architecture. The ever-changing sand dunes mark another major attraction here. Continue your journey to Jodhpur and check in to the hotel. Doze off in the comfort of your room, post sumptuous dinner.

Day 09: Jodhpur
After breakfast at the hotel, you'll leave for a full-day sightseeing tour of Jodhpur. The towering Mehrangarh Fort, built by Rao Jodha, who founded the city in the 15th century, offers picturesque vistas of the "Blue City" down. The palaces and temples, wrapped up inside the ancestral bastion in sandstone, showcase the royal beauty of Rajput masonry. A museum inside the fort and "Jaswanth Thada", a richly carved cenotaph in white marble located at the foot of the fort are other attractions. Later in the noon, a jeep safari will journey you through the Bishnoi villages to observe the Rajasthani lifestyle and spot black bucks and chinkaras. Drive back to the hotel for overnight stay.

Day 10: Jodhpur - Udaipur
Have an early breakfast at the hotel and seat yourself comfortably in the cab to continue your tour to the next destination in-line, Udaipur. A stopover at the Jain temples of Ranakpura will be made to explore the intricate friezes and sculptures. This 15th century built temple has 29 halls and 1444 distinct pillars. Arrival at Udaipur, the "Venice of the East", will be at around noon. Get your luggage transferred to the hotel and relax for an hour or two. Thereafter, pay a visit to the glorious Lake Palace, built by Maharana Jagat Singh II in mid 18th century. The relaxing cruise through the sparkling waters of Lake Pichola will be a great reliever. A short visit to Jag Mandir will be next, after which you'll head back to the hotel for overnight stay.

Day 11: Udaipur
Post breakfast, head for a full-day excursion to some of the finest attractions in Udaipur. The temple complex of Eklingji and Nagda, enshrining the deity of Maharanas of Mewar, will leave you spellbound. This is followed by exploring other tourist destinations of Udaipur. To witness the rich and vibrant culture of the Mewars, the City Palace grounds and museum provide a perfect opportunity. The artifacts, miniature paintings, and sculptures boast of their valor and chivalry. Jagdish Temple, sited on the shores of Lake Pichola, is an ancient Hindu temple. Imbibe the Rajasthani folk culture at Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandir and Gangaur Ghat. The museum of Shilpgram and Fateh Sagar Lake are other worth-visiting sites. Return to the hotel is scheduled in the evening. Shed off your weariness with a delectable and filling supper, before retiring for the night.

City Palace Udaipur
Day 12: Udaipur - Mumbai
After breakfast, you'll be transferred to the airport to board a flight for Mumbai. The commercial capita of India, Mumbai is a melting pot of hectic lifestyles and exciting nightlife. Check in at the hotel after arriving in Mumbai. Rest for some time and proceed to visit the Gateway of India, the most recognizable symbol of the city, followed by embarking a ferry to the splendid Elephanta Caves, a UNESCO Heritage Site. A visit to the Sanjay Gandhi National Park will make the excursion more thrilling. The evening will be at your disposal, allowing you to discover and enjoy the vibrant city life. The night will be spent at the hotel.

Day 13: Mumbai
Post breakfast, you'll head for a full-day sightseeing tour of the city. Major attractions include the Prince of Wales Museum that houses over 50,000 exhibits of Ancient Indian History, the Fort Area, Crawford Market, and Chowpatty Beach. Later in the evening, proceed back to the hotel for overnight stay.

Day 14: Mumbai - Aurangabad - Mumbai
Early in the morning, you'll drive to the airport to catch a flight to Aurangabad, for a day's excursion to Ajanta and Ellora Caves. The 29 rock-cut ancient cave monuments at Ajanta Caves are regarded as masterpieces of Buddhist religious art and architecture. The Ellora Caves, on the other hand, are an archetype of three religions, namely, Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism. The intricate monumental caves and frescoes deem both Ajanta and Ellora Caves UNESCO World Heritage Sites. You'll be taken back to Mumbai by air in the evening. Night stay will be at the hotel.

Juhu Beach Mumbai
Day 15: Mumbai - Goa
In the morning, you'll travel to Mumbai Airport to take a flight to Goa. Known as the "Pearl of the Orient", Goa is a tourist's paradise loaded with scenic beauty and architectural wonders of churches, cathedrals, temples, Portuguese villas, spice plantations, lighthouses, waterfalls, and unique history and culture. After reaching Goa, you'll be making a check-in to the hotel. After a short break to rejuvenate yourself, you'll go for a half day's tour of the city. Come back to the hotel for a traditional Goan supper, before dozing off in your comfy and cozy deluxe room.

Day 16: Goa
Spend the entire day relaxing at the beach. For an adventurous and thrilling experience, you have a plethora of water sports to indulge in, such as snorkeling, scuba diving, water skiing, and wind surfing. Short lessons in scuba diving and snorkeling are provided by professionals to offer you a safe and fun experience. And if you choose to go for a fishing trip, you might just spot adorable dolphins frolicking and romping around your boat. Return to the hotel for a filling dinner of Goan cuisines and retiring for the night.

Day 17: Goa
You have another complete day to spend at leisure at the beach. Goan beaches offer a wonderful collection of water sports to learn to discover the wild side of you. Parasailing, bump rides, jet skiing, speedboat rides, wind surfing, catamaran sailing, and banana boat rides are just a few to add to the list tried on the previous day. Indulge in them gleefully until sunset. Head back to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 18: Goa
Day eighteen will see you having a delightful morning meal, after which you'll leave for Goa spice plantation tour. The traditional Goan methods of farming used here will be highly knowledgeable. Walk through the plantations to infuse the exotic and unique aromas exuded by the spices cultivated. The other half of the day can be spent indulging in go-karting, followed by chopping exquisite nuts, spices, and handicrafts at makeshift kiosks. Return to the hotel in the evening for overnight stay.

Akshardham Mandir Delhi
Day 19: Goa - Delhi
After breakfast at the hotel, you'll be escorted to the airport to board a morning flight to Delhi. Upon arrival, make a check in at the hotel. The rest of the day will be at your disposal shopping through the high streets of Delhi.

Day 20: Delhi Departure
With sweet memories of the tour, you'll proceed to Indira Gandhi International Airport, to catch a flight for your onward journey.

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