his most sought-after tour encompasses the best of Colourful Rajasthan, the fascinating Indo- Sarcenic architecture of Ahmedabad, Indus Valley city of Lothal, Famous Jain temples of Palitana and commercial capital of India- Mumbai. Adding to this are Rustic charm of rajasthani & gujrati villages, Folk music & dances, stay in royal palaces, traditional Gujrati cuisine and above all Indian tiger (obviously, in wildlife Sanctuary), which will definitely add the flavour.
 
Day 01: NEW DELHI: Welcome in India. Transferred to your hotel. Day at leisure.
   
Day 02: DELHI: Daylong tour of Old Delhi (Shahajahanabad) and Lutyn's Delhi (New Delhi). Also visit Sikh Temple. Evening enjoy Dances of India show followed by dinner at Chor Bizarre.
   
Day 03: NEEMRANA: Drive to Neemrana to stay in 15th century Neemrana Fort Palace, situated on a hillside. Rest of the day is at leisure.
   
Day 04: MANDAWA: Drive to Shekhawati town Mandawa. Afternoon walking tour to see some of its old frescoed havelis. Evening relish the delectable meal over alluring folk music. 

Painted Haveli- Mandawa

 
Day 05: MANDAWA: Day excursion to Mukundgarh, Dundlod & Nawalgarh. All the three colourful towns are famous world over for their finest painted havelis (mansions).
   
Day 06: JAIPUR: Morning camel ride to visit the Harlalkabaoli- a working step well, Majisa ka Kuan, and Shiva Temple. Later drive to Jaipur. Evening enjoy rickshaw-ride through the colourful bazaars of the Pink City.
   
Day 07: JAIPUR: Early morning walk through some interesting lanes of the pink city to witness as to how the old city comes into life. Later visit Amber Fort, which is ascended on elephant back. Afternoon sightseeing trip includes Hawa Mahal (the Palace of Winds), Jantar-Mantar (the Observatory) and Maharaja's City Palace.
   
Day 08: RANTHAMBORE: After reaching Ranthambore, Jungle Safari in jeeps to see the rare Indian Tiger in Ranthambore National Park.

Indian Tiger, Ranthambore National Park

 
Day 09: KOTA: Chase the wild once again in the morning. Later drive to Kota to stay in Brijraj Bhawan Palace- currently the home of Maharaja of Kota. Afternoon visit the City Palace & the Museum.
 
Day 10: KOTA: Full day excursion to-
  Option I: Bundi to visit 84 pillared cenotaph, Taragarh Fort, Palace, and Raniji- ki- Baori.

Option II
: Fortified city of Jhalarapatan, Sun temple, 7th century Chandrabhaga temple, and
               Gagron fort.

Option III
: Baroli temple ruins and Bhensrorgarh Wildlife Sanctury.
   
Day 11: BIJAIPUR: Continue to Bijaipur visiting ancient carved temples of Menal on the way. The route covers glimpses of unspoiled tribal life. Stay in Castle Bijaipur, still inhabited by the royal family. Afternoon visit Chittorgarh, the largest fort complex in Rajasthan.
   
 
Day 12: UDAIPUR: Reach Udaipur by road. Afternoon visit to Eklingji & Nagda (Optional). Evening visit Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandal to enjoy rajasthani dance performances.

Udaipur- Lake Palace

 
Day 13: UDAIPUR: Morning sightseeing trip includes City Palace, Jagdish Temple, Sahelion ki Bari, and colourful bazaars. At sunset, enjoy a romantic boat ride over the picturesque Lake Pichhola. The wonderful day ends with a special dinner at beautiful Lake Palace.
   
Day 14: AHMEDABAD: Drive straight to Ahmedabad. Afternoon, enjoy city sightseeing tour. Evening is reserved to enjoy Indian delicacies in an interesting rural complex- Vishala Restaurant. Here you will dine in an Indian fashion, seated on the floor, while watching the puppet show.
   
Day 15: UTELIA: Visit Calico Museum in the morning. Later drive to Utelia visiting Mausoleum of Azam & Mu'assam at Sarkhej en route. Stay overnight in Utelia Palace, situated in the heart of a colourful village. Enjoy the glimpse of rural life in the evening.
   
Day 16: BHAVNAGAR: Continue to Bhavnagar, visiting Indus Valley city of Lothal en route. Afternoon enjoy city sightseeing tour. Evening free to explore the interesting old bazaar area.
   
Day 17: BHAVNAGAR: Enjoy full day excursion to the city of temples- Palitana. Shetrunjaya hill (2000 ft), near Palitana has the most revered of Jain temple complexes, surpassing those of Abu, Gwalior, Girnar & Bihar.
   

Day 18: MUMBAI: Reach Mumbai by flight. Afternoon visit the Gateway Of India. Followed by trip to Elephanta Caves Island for astonishing ancient sculptures.

Gateway of India- Mumbai

 
Day 19: MUMBAI: Visit the highlights of Mumbai (Bombay) covering Prince Of Wales Museum, Hanging Gardens, Mani Bhavan, Dhobi Ghat, colourful bazaar of Crawford, and Afgan
  Church. Afternoon is free for shopping. Transfer to International airport in the evening.
   
Day 20: MUMBAI: Fly back home.

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