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DELHI–KHAJURAHO-ORCHHA-AGRA-JAIPUR-JODHPUR-UDAIPUR-MUMBAI

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Day 1: Arrive Delhi 
Arrive Delhi and check-in at the hotel. Day at Leisure. Evening free for personal activities/Shopping. Stay overnight in Delhi.

Day 2: Delhi
After breakfast proceed for sightseeing tour of Old Delhi ‑ An ancient walled city. Here you will see: Raj Ghat, the memorial site of the Mahatma Gandhi; Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India; and Chandni Chowk, the bustling and colourful market of the old city. You can also discuss the program with the guide and make any changes in the itinerary if required.
Evening drop at hotel. Stay overnight in Delhi.

Day 3: Delhi
After breakfast, sightseeing tour of New Delhi ‑ New Delhi: This city designed and built by the British in the 1920’s ‑ a city of wide boulevards impressive Government buildings, green parks and gardens. First you will visit two monuments, Humayun’s Tomb (Located in the eastern part of Dehli, Humayun’s tomb is one of the best preserved Mughal monuments. This spellbinding mausoleum is the first example of Mughal architecture in India.) and Qutub Minar(tower of victory, built in 1193 by Qutab‑ud‑din Aibak immediately after the defeat of Delhi's last Hindu kingdom). Then your drive takes you along the ceremonial avenue, Rajpath, past the imposing India Gate and Parliament House. Stay overnight in Delhi.

Day 4: Delhi - Khajuraho
After breakfast, check out from Hotel and Depart for Khajuraho.
Pickup from airport/railway station and check in at the hotel. Visit the Western Group which has 14 temples: The Chaunsath Yogini, Lalguan Mahadev, Parvati, Varaha, Matangesvara, Lakshmana, Vishvanath and Nandi, Chitragupta, Devi Jagdamba and Kandariya Mahadeo. Later sightseeing tour the Eastern Group consists of seven temples (four Jain and three Hindu). In the evening you can also witness the Sound and Light show in English which takes place from 7:30 pm-8:30 pm. Ticket cost is approximately Rs. 500 per person. Stay overnight in Khajuraho.

Day 5: Khajuraho – Orchha – Agra
After breakfast check out from Hotel and proceed for Orchha. Orchha is approximately 175 kilometres/4 hours approximately. Arrive in Orchha and proceed for half day city tour of Orchha visiting the temples built by its Bundela rulers in the 16th and 17th century. Visit Jehangir Mahal built by Raja Bir Singh Ju Deo, Raj Mahal and Chaturbhuj temple. After sightseeing, drop at Jhansi Railway station to reach Agra. Stay overnight in Agra. 

Day 6: Agra
Visit Taj Mahal (closed every Fridays) at Sunrise and return back to the hotel for breakfast. Leave for sightseeing around in the morning to visit Agra fort, Sikandra (Akbar’s Tomb) and Baby Taj (Idmad-ud-daulah) 
Evening at leisure. Overnight in Agra.  

Day 7: Agra – Jaipur
After breakfast, driver overland for the old city of Fatehpur Sikri (40 kilometres from Agra), the abandoned capital of the Mughal Emperor Akbar. Fatehpur Sikri is a classic example of Mughal Architecture and is quite well preserved. Continue to Jaipur, called the Pink City for the extensive use of pink stone on its buildings. The city is approximately 200 kilometres (3-3.5 hours). Arrive late evening in the capital city of the colorful state of Rajasthan. Overnight in Jaipur.

Day 8: Jaipur 
After breakfast, begin with a city tour of Jaipur. Visit the impressive Amber Fort. You can also take an elephant ride up to the gate of the fort. The fort is a superb example of Rajput architecture, stunningly located on a hillside overlooking a lake. Also visit the City Palace and Museum, Jai Singh’s Observatory, The Palace of Winds (Hawa Mahal). Evening free to wander through the colourful markets. Overnight in Jaipur.

Day 9: Jaipur – Jodhpur en-route visit Pushkar 
After breakfast, leave for Jodhpur. Enroute visit Pushkar (which is approximately 145 kilometres from Jaipur/2.5 to 3 hours drive).
Pushkar is one of the oldest existing cities of India. It lies on the shore of Pushkar Lake. The lake has a religious significance for the Hindus for its origin is traced to Lord Brahma. Brahma is said to have performed Yagna, a religious ritual here. Every year on full moon day in October- November, Pushkar becomes the scene of a very large fair which attracts both pilgrims as well as cattle and camel buyers and sellers here. The fair is especially famous as a big camel market though other animals, including horses, bullocks, goats and sheep are also traded here on the occasion.Arrive Jodhpur and drop at the hotel. 
After sightseeing in Pushkar, proceed for Jodhpur. Jodhpur is approximately 190 kilometres from Pushkar and 3.5 – 4 hours drive. Arrive in Jodhpur and check in at Hotel. Evening at leisure. Stay overnight in Jodhpur.

Day 10: Jodhpur
After breakfast go out for City tour of Jodhpur. Jodhpur was founded in 1459 AD by Rao Jodha, a chief of the Rajput clan of Rathore rulers. Visit the Mehrangarh Fort and Museum situated 400 ft above the city. Inside its boundaries there are several palaces known for their intricate carvings & expansive courtyards.
Also visit the Jaswant Thada, a marble cenotaph built as a memorial by Maharaja Sardar Singh and Umaid Bhawan Palace museum which is one of the world's largest private residences and a part of the palace is managed by Taj Hotels. Evening free at Leisure. Stay overnight in Jodhpur. 

Flying fox can be done at Mehrangarh fort. 

Day 11: Jodhpur – Udaipur 
After breakfast leave for Udaipur which is approximately 260 kilometres and 4.5-5 hours drive from Jodhpur. Enroute visit Ranakpur Jain Temple and Kumbhalgarh fort. Kumbhalgarh Fort is a Mewar fortress on the westerly range of Aravalli Hills, in the Rajsamand District of Rajasthan state in western India. It is a World Heritage Site included in Hill Forts of Rajasthan.
Arrive Udaipur and check in at hotel. Evening at Leisure. Overnight in Udaipur.

Day 12: Udaipur 
After breakfast proceed for sightseeing - In contrast to some of its desert neighbors, it is an oasis with lakes which dominate the city, hence, also called city of lakes. The City Palace stands on the low ridge overlooking the Lake Pichola. 
Part of the Palace is still the home for the royal family and a part of it is a museum exhibiting palanquins, photographs etc. Wander through a number of palace enclosures some of which are beautifully decorated and with picturesque views across the lake. Also visit Lake Pichola and take a boat tour of the lake, including a stop to explore the palace on Jag Mandir Island.. 
Other places of interest include Sahelion-ki-Bari or Garden of Maids of Honour which as the name suggest is an ornamental pleasure garden with pools, fountains, water channels etc. Stay overnight in Udaipur. 

Day 13: Udaipur – Mumbai 
Morning at leisure or proceed for city tour and cover the remainder sights. Later proceed to Udaipur Airport to take a flight for Mumbai. Airport pickup in Mumbai and drop at the hotel. Stay overnight in Mumbai.

Day 14: Mumbai
Morning Visit the Elephanta caves. To visit Elephanta Caves, one has to take the Ferry from the jetty at Gateway of India in Mumbai. There are government boats that will ferry you to the island and back. You will need three hours to complete this trip, so you can go in the morning and then come back in time for lunch.
The ticket counter opens at 8:30 am and the first boat leaves at 9 am and then after every half an hour. Tickets are sold on first come first serve basis. Therefore it is better to reach in advance. To cover the caves it will take approximately 3 hours.
The first return boat leaves Elephanta by 12 noon and the last one at 5.30 pm.. Later visit The gateway of India, Victoria Terminus, Haji Ali Mosque and Hanging garden. If time permits also visit Heneseth Eliahoo Synogogue. Evening spend time at Marine drive. Stay overnight in Mumbai.