Fly overnight to Delhi. You will be met on arrival in Delhi and be and taken to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure, if you would like to explore then why not head to Lodi Gardens, a relaxing place to enjoy Delhi`s green spaces and uncover Mughal tombs.
Your private guided tour of the capital today highlights the remarkable contrast between Old and New Delhi. Your excursion includes the Jama Masjid, the largest Friday mosque in India. From here we suggest a walk in the heart of Old Delhi - a great way to absorb the sights and sounds. You will also see the monumental buildings set along wide boulevards of Lutyens New Delhi, including India Gate and the President`s residence.
This morning you will rise early and drive to Agra. Here you will enjoy a guided tour of the city, including a visit to the legendary Taj Mahal, built as a memorial to the wife of Shah Jehan. You will also see the Red Fort, where Shah Jehan spent the last few years of his life imprisoned here by his son, looking across the Yamuna River at his accomplished Taj Mahal, and I`tma-ud-daulah, sometimes known as the "Baby Taj". In the late afternoon head to Metah Bagh for a wonderful view of the Taj Mahal at sunset.
Drive from Agra to Jaipur stopping en route to visit Fatehpur Sikri, the enigmatic and beautiful deserted capital of Emperor Akbar which was abandoned when water supplies dried up.
Full day sightseeing in and around the 'Pink City' of Jaipur. In the morning you will visit the magnificent Amber Palace with your guide. Capital of the Kachhawaha Rajputs until 1727, is fort complex can be ascended on elephant back and there are great views from the top. Later, back in Jaipur, you will discover the treasures of the City Palace which houses an important museum, the intricate facade of The Palace of the Winds and the fascinating observatory.
Head into rural Rajasthan to Chhatra Sagar. The afternoon is free to relax and enjoy the camp`s stunning setting.
Today you can explore the small village, seeing small town life in India which is away from the usual tourist trail. The afternoon is at leisure.
This morning you will leave the countryside behind and continue by road to Jodhpur. The afternoon is at leisure.
Today you have a tour of the imposing Meherangarh Fort, which has been restored to a excellent standard, and also explore Jodhpur`s markets. The afternoon is at leisure.
Majestic royalty revisited! Deogarh was a feudal estate in Mewar, the premier state of Rajasthan. Their chieftains were titled Rawats (feudal barons) and their estates were called ‘thikanas’. The thikana of Deogarh lies on the border of Mewar, Marwar and Merwara and is an authentic Rajasthani village experience.
Head south to Narlai. En route you will visit the beautiful Jain Temples at Ranakpur which have been intricately carved and offer a tranquil stop.
At leisure today, there are plenty of excursions to explore this small town and if you are feeling active you can climb up to the huge rock that dominates the town for wonderful views.
Continue south by road travelling through the scenic Aravalli Hills to Udaipur.
This morning you have a tour of the vast City Palace, Udaipur`s narrow and charming streets and the relaxing Sahelyon ki Bari gardens. The afternoon is at leisure.
An early start, you will fly to Delhi before connecting to your return flight arriving home the same day.