Glorious India Tours - Royal India Tour with Oberoi Hotels

Location:
Delhi - Agra- Ranthabore - Jaipur - Udaipur - Mumbai - Departure
10 Nights / 11 Days
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Itinerary :-

Day 01: Arrive Delhi -
Arrive Delhi, meet Glorious India Tours representative and assisted transfer to Hotel The Oberoi. 

Delhi - Settled several times over millennia, this city has grown in a way that reflects its past, while retaining its cosmopolitan flavour. Delhi is India's showcase, be it architecture, religion, shopping, culture – everything is available here, waiting to be discovered. 

Overnight stay at hotel The Oberoi. 

Day 02: Delhi -
Morning proceed for the sightseeing tour of Old Delhi include visit to mosque of Friday, Jama Masjid. Jama Masjid is the largest mosque in India and is one of the last architectural works of the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan whose best work is Taj Mahal. Enjoy rickshaw ride through the colorful shopping bazaar known as Chandni Chowk (“Moonlit Street”). Drive past the Red Fort, an important building complexes of India which encapsulates a long period of Indian history and its arts. Also visit Gandhi Smriti (closed on Monday), is the sacred place where Mahatma Gandhi’s epic Life ended on 30 January 1948. Mahatma Gandhi had lived in this house from 9 September 1947 to 30 January 1948. Later drive past spectacular India Gate (the memorial built to commemorate the unknown soldiers), The President’s House and Government Buildings (ministry offices). 

Afternoon visit New Delhi, Qutub Minar, the pride of Delhi. The Construction of this tall minaret was commenced by Muslim ruler, Qutb-ud-din Aibak in 1192 and completed by Iltutmish. The soaring conical tower is an exquisite example of Indo-Islamic Afghan architecture. 

Overnight stay at hotel The Oberoi. 

Day 03: Delhi-Agra -
Morning leave by surface to Agra, city came into limelight during the rule of the Afghan King, Sikandar Lodhi, who made it the capital of his empire. The next few hundred years of Agra witnessed rise of the pomp and pageantry of three great Mughal monarchs – Emperor Akbar, Jehangir and Shahjahan. In modern times, the city of Agra has a thriving carpet industry where you can also find leather works, sandstone and marble sculptures. 

Upon arrival check in at hotel The Oberoi Amarvilas in Agra. 

Afternoon visit Agra Fort, the seat and the stronghold of the Mughal Empire under successive generations. It was here that Shah Jahan was imprisoned by his son, Aurangzeb, and from the Muasamman Burj, a tower with a marble balcony, Jahan watched the continuing construction of his Taj Mahal until his death. Later visit Taj Mahal (Closed on Friday’s). Built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan as an expression of his love for his wife Mumtaz Mahal, in mid 17th century, the Taj Mahal is truly one of the wonders of the world. Remain in the Taj Mahal campus till sunset. 

Overnight stay at hotel The Oberoi Amarvilas. 

Day 04: Agra- Ranthambore -
Morning drive to Ranthambore, enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri, a fascinating ghost town, the city lies a little beyond Agra. The deserted Red sandstone city was built by Emperor Akbar as his capital. Continue your drive to Bharatpur to board afternoon train. 

Upon arrival at Ranthambore, transfer to hotel. 

Ranthambore National Park, is one of the largest National Park in Northern India. It was established as the Sawai Madhopur Game Sanctuary in 1955 by the Government of India, and was declared one of the Project Tiger reserves in 1973. 

Overnight at The Oberoi Vanyavilas 

Day 05: Ranthambore -
Morning and evening game drive in the Ranthambore National park. 

Rest of the day free for independent activities of your own 

Overnight at The Oberoi Vanyavilas 

Day 06: Ranthambore-Jaipur -
Morning game drive in the Ranthambore National Park. 

Later drive to Pink City, Jaipur is the capital and largest city of the Indian state of Rajasthan. Founded on 18 November 1727 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the ruler of Amber. 

Rest for the day at leisure. 

Overnight at The Oberoi Rajvilas. 

Day 07 : Jaipur -
Morning visit Amber Fort with stop at Hawa Mahal ( Palace of Winds), fort is set in picturesque and rugged hills is a fascinating blend of Hindu and Mughal architecture. Constructed by Raja Man Singh I in 1592 and completed by Mirja Raja Jai Singh the fort was made in red sand stone and white marble. The rugged forbidding exterior belies an inner paradise with a beautiful fusion of art and architecture. The interior wall of the palace depicts expressive painting scenes with carvings, precious stones and mirror settings. Enjoy elephant ride to climb up the Fort. 

Afternoon sightseeing tour of city visiting City Palace, a beautiful palace complex full of treasures now housed in the museum area. City Palace is a delightful blend of Mughal and traditional Rajasthani architecture. Also visit Jantar Mantar or Royal Astronomical Observatory. This observatory is a collection of architectural astronomical instruments, built by Maharaja (King) Jai Singh II at his then new capital of Jaipur between 1727 and 1734. 

Overnight stay at hotel The Oberoi Rajvilas. 

Day 08: Jaipur-Udaipur -
Morning drive to Udaipur, city is one of the most romantic cities in Rajasthan. Udaipur is referred to as the "Venice of the East", the "Most Romantic City of India". The City is in the heart of the Aravalli Mountains, and offers three interconnected lakes within the town - the Fateh Sagar Lake, the Lake Pichola and the smaller Swaroop Sagar Lake; along with forts, palaces, temples, gardens, Mountains and narrow lanes lines withdrawn with stalls, relives the reminisces of a heroic past, valor and chivalry. Udaipur is also known as city of Lakes. 

On arrival, check in at hotel in Udaipur. 

Overnight stay at hotel The Oberoi Udaivilas. 

Day 09: Udaipur -
Morning proceed for Udaipur city tour, visit Jagdish Temple – dedicated to Lord Vishnu. City Palace, The splendid City Palace, posing over the fascinating Lake Pichola, is one of the most beautiful palatial structures followed by visit to Crystal Gallery, gallery has been hailed as probably the single largest private collection of crystal anywhere in the world. The collection includes a bewildering number of objects d'art, dinner sets, perfume bottles, decanters, glasses, washing bowls and even furniture. The Crystal Gallery also houses the only crystal bed in the world, Saheliyon Ki Bari, built by Maharana Bhopal Singh. Saheliyon ki Bari means Garden of the Maids. 

Evening enjoy boat ride on Lake Pichola (subject to water level). It is an artificial fresh water lake, created in the year 1362 AD, named after the nearby Picholi village 

Overnight stay at hotel The Oberoi Udaivilas. 

Day 10: Udaipur-Mumbai -
Morning transfer to airport to board flight to Mumbai, city is called the financial capital of India. It also the primary center for the arts and the entertainment industry. In India it is the city of gold, of dreams. Upon arrival at Mumbai, transfer to hotel. 

Afternoon proceed for sightseeing tour of Mumbai city, visit Gateway of India, Mumbai's most famous landmark it is situated at Apollo Bunder and built to commemorate the visit of King George V and Queen Mary to India in 1911. Drive past Bombay High Court, Victoria Terminus, Marine Drive, Hanging Gardens, Dhobhi Ghat (overview) and Kamla Nehru Park. Later visit Mani Bhawan (Gandhi Memorial), the house where the Father of the Nation stayed on his early visits to the city. 

Overnight stay at hotel The Oberoi, Mumbai. 

Day 11: Depart Mumbai
Morning in time transfer to Mumbai international airport to board flight for onward journey.

Note : Tour Cost on request.

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Route: Delhi - Agra- Ranthabore - Jaipur - Udaipur - Mumbai - Departure

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