North & West India Rail Tour

North and West India Rail Tour

Tourism in India

Destination Covered:

Mumbai - Ahmedabad - Udaipur - Jodhpur - Jaisalmer - Jaipur - Agra - Delhi

Duration:
13 Nights / 14 Days
Tour Category:
Day 01 - Arrive Mumbai
Arrive Bombay. Transfer to hotel. Overnight stay in Bombay.
Day 02 - Mumbai - Ahmedabad
Morning tour of Mumbai visiting Kamla Nehru Park, Hanging Gardens situated on the slopes of Malabar Hill offering a panoramic view of Marine Drive, Chowpatty Beach, Prince of Wales Museum, Mani Bhawan, Dhobi Ghat, Gateway of India & drive through the Crawford Market, Marine Drive & Flora Fountain. Check-out at 1200 hrs. Evening transfer to rail-station for Ahmedabad night train. Night on board.
Day 03 - In Ahmedabad
Morning arrive Ahmedabad. Transfer to hotel. Afternoon visit the magnificent Mosque of Siddi Saiyad with its exquisite stone carvings, the beautiful Jama Masjid, White marbled Hathee Singh's Temple, Dada Hari Baoli, Calico Textile Museum and Sabarmati Ashram started by Mahatma Gandhi.
Day 04 - Ahmedabad - Udaipur
Day free. Check-out at 1200 hrs. Evening transfer to rail-station for Udaipur night train. Night on board.
Day 05 - In Udaipur
Morning arrive Udaipur. Transfer to hotel. Afternoon tour visiting the City Palace, Jagdish Temple, drive around Fatehsagar Lake, Sahelion ki bari (Queen's resort for her friends) and Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir (Folk art museum ). Overnight Udaipur.
Day 06 - Udaipur - Jodhpur
Morning drive to Jodhpur visiting Ranakpur Temples enroute. Ranakpur - 98 kms from Udaipur, the Jain Temples built in the 15th century are situated in the lovely valley of the Aravali. Its surrounding is quiet and picturesque. Ranakpur has grand structures and beautiful sculpture. There are 1444 pillars in the temple and none of them are similar. The magic of light & shade is really awe inspiring. Surya Temple and other Jain Temples are side attractions. Overnight Jodhpur.
Day 07 - Jodhpur - Jaisalmer
Morning visit the Meharangarh Fort, situated on a low sandstone Hill, including Moti-Mahal and Phool Mahal.

Also visit Jaswant Thada, an imposing Marble Memorium built in 1899 and the museum located in the Umaid Public Gardens. Check out at 12 noon. Evening transfer to the railway station to board train to Jaisalmer. Night on board.
Day 08 - In Jaisalmer
Morning arrive Jaisalmer. Transfer to hotel. Later visit the Fort, bazzars & the old mansions known as "havelis". People still live in these ancient buildings dating from 12th to 15th century. Every house has exquisite carvings and filigreed work. Overnight Jaisalmer.
Day 09 - Jaisalmer - Jaipur
Day free in Jaisalmer. Checkout from the hotel at 1200 hrs. Early evening transfer to rail-station for Jaipur night train. Night on board.
Day 10 - In Jaipur
Morning transfer to rail-station for Jaipur train. Arrive & transfer to hotel. Overnight Jaipur. Morning visit -

Amber Fort: Amber Fort was the ancient capital of the State. Visit the Sheesh Mahal or the Hall of Victory glittering with mirrors. Ascend the Fort on Elephant back. Afternoon tour of Jaipur.

Jaipur - the capital of Rajasthan was given a colour coat of pink a century ago in honour of a visiting Prince. Built by Maharaja Jai Singh, the notable astronomer, this city is 260 years old. Visit Maharaja's City Palace, the Observatory & Ram Niwas Gardens. Drive past Hawa Mahal & through the pink rose residential & business areas. Overnight Jaipur.
Day 11 - In Jaipur
Day free in Jaipur.
Day 12 - Jaipur - Agra
Morning transfer to rail-station for Agra train. Arrive Agra. Transfer to hotel. Afternoon visit the world famous Taj Mahal built by the Moghul Emperor Shahjehan in 1630 for his Queen Mumtaz Mahal to enshrine her mortal remains. Later visit the Agra Fort containing the Pearl Mosque, the Halls of Public and Private Audience. Also visit the Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daullah built by Empress Noorjehan in memory of her father.
Day 13 - Agra - Delhi
Day free in Agra. Check-out at 1200 hrs. Evening transfer to rail-station for Delhi train. Arrive New Delhi and transfer to hotel.
Day 14 - Delhi - Onward Destination
Morning tour of tour of Old Delhi visiting Raj Ghat and Shanti Vana - the cremation sites of Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru, Jama Masjid and drive past Red Fort and Chandni Chowk. Check-out from the hotel at 1200 hrs.

Afternoon visit Qutub Minar built by Qutub-ud-Din Aibek in 1199, Humayun's Tomb, India Gate (War Memorial Arch ), Lakshminarayan Temple - a modern Hindu Temple. Also drive past President's House, Parliament House, Government Secretariat Buildings and Connaught Place shopping centre. Late evening transfer to airport.
 
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