Day 1 - 2 Mumbai
Welcome to Bollywood! The City that Never Sleeps. After clearing immigration and custom formalities, get a transfer to your hotel. Begin your tour in the morning with a visit to Prince of Wales Museum, Jahangir Art Gallery, Gandhi House, Victoria Terminus, Hanging Gardens, and the drive along Marine drive, often called the "Queen's Necklace". Cruise across the waters of Mumbai, after boarding your boat at the Gateway of India…Door to the East, with its Face to the West, to visit the Elephanta Caves. Made out of Solid Rock, the Elephanta Caves date back to 600 AD
Day 3 - 4 Mumbai / Aurangabad
Fly to Aurangabad. On arrival in Aurangabad get a transfer to your hotel. In the morning, see the World famous Rock-Cut Temples of Ellora Caves depicting the story of the evolution of Buddhism, Brahmanism and Jainism.
In the afternoon, your excursion takes you to Ajanta, one of India's most impressive archeological sights. Nested in an inner fold of the Sahyadri Hills, are the 30 Rock-Cut Caves of Ajanta, famous for its cave paintings or Frescos of many colors that contain numerous images of Buddha. The Ajanta Caves are set in beautiful surroundings, providing a unique combination of architecture, sculpture and paintings.
Day 5 - 6 Aurangabad / New Delhi
After soaking in the beauty of these Magnificent caves a day before, your morning is free for personal activities. Late afternoon get your transfer to the airport to fly back to New Delhi.
In the morning your guide will take you on a combined tour of Old & New Delhi. The older part of the Capital takes you to the Red Fort with its Pearl Mosque and exquisite audience halls. The Jama Masjid Mosque with its marble domes and slender minarets. After that, hope you have some energy left to walk the mile long Chandni Chowk Bazaar where craftsmen sell their wares. The modern areas takes you on a drive along Rajpath, New Delhi’s broadest avenue and also visit the India Gate, the Qutub Minar built in the 12th century and Humayun's Tomb.
Fly to the Lake City of Udaipur, perhaps the most Romantic City in all of India. In the evening enjoy a scenic sunset cruise on Lake Pichola as you pass by Numerous Island Palaces, gleaming in the sun, reflecting an era of pomp and glory
In the morning, visit the vast and exquisite City Palace and its Museum, followed by Jagdish Temple and Sahelion Ki Bari. In the afternoon take an excursion to Eklingji, A Beautiful White Marble Shiva Temple and Nagda, The site of Two Eleventh Century Temples Ornamented with Beautiful Carvings.
Day 9 - 10 Udaipur / Jodhpur
Prepare for your onward journey by road to Jodhpur, the Sun City (260 kms - 6 hours). Along the way stop at the Ranakpur Jain Temples, One of the Biggest and Most Important Ancient Jain Sect Temple Complexes in India. Built in 1439 it has 29 Marble Halls supported by 1444 Carved Pillars, none of which are alike
In the morning explore Jodhpur once the Capital of Marwar, situated in the heart of the Thar Desert. Visit the Massive Mehrangarh Fort, filled with Courtyards, Palaces and Museums, constantly reminding you of the City's glorious past.
Day 11 - 12 Jodhpur / Jaipur
Early morning travel by train to Jaipur, the "Pink City" Capital of modern Rajasthan. To add to the feel of Rajasthan in the evening make your way to Chokhi Dhani. An Ethnic Village Resort Hotel where the rural atmosphere gives you an opportunity to see folk-dances, puppet shows, magic show, athletic wonders, and much more.
In the morning, visit the Amber Fort and step back in time as you climb up the hill on Elephants! Inside the Fort are Lavish Courtyards and Exquisite Marble and Mirror Inlaid Halls.
An afternoon Tour takes you to the City Palace Museum, Jantar Mantar Observatory, and the Palace of Winds.
Day 13 Jaipur / Agra
In the morning drive to Agra on route visit Fatehpur Sikri, often referred to as India's Pompeii. This imperial Capital, deep frozen in time was built by Akbar the Great, is a remarkable structure of elegance & striking grandeur - to an Imperial Ruler.
For centuries Agra has lured travelers to India and its time you found out why? Though the Taj Mahal is always being compared to some of the World's Architectural Masterpieces, it can best be described as one of the Most Exquisite Monuments of Love.
Day 14 - 15 Khajuraho / Varanasi
In the morning fly to Khajuraho, the Religious and Political Capital of the Chandela Rajputs during 9th to 13th century. Visit the Principal Temples in the afternoon noted for their Erotic Carvings. Every square inch of these Temples are covered with sculptures depicting human and divine forms in every aspect of life.In the morning fly to the Holy City of Varanasi, the Capital of the Hindu faith since the dawn of history. In the afternoon drive to Sarnath, centre of the Buddhist World, where Buddha preached his first sermon some 2500 years ago.
Day 16 - 17 Varanasi / Kathmandu
Early morning visit the "Ghats" at sunrise for a boat ride that takes you past incredible scene of multitudes coming to pay homage. Thereafter walk through a maze of narrow streets and alleys visiting numerous Temples dedicated to various deities. Varanasi, also known as Kashi or Banaras, is the Cultural Capital of India. Considered as the abode of Lord Shiva, Varanasi is situated on the banks of River Ganges, which is believed to have the power of washing away all of one's sins.
In the morning fly to Kathmandu, Capital of Nepal - an isolated World where people live much as they have for 1200 years. As you approach, see a breath taking view of terraced hilltops set against the back drop of the Himalayas. After immigration and custom formalities, a representative from Incredible India Travels will greet and assist you to your hotel. In the evening enjoy authentic Nepali Dinner.
Day 18 - 19 Kathmandu
Kathmandu is a rare combination of the old and new in art, culture and civilization. The pagoda - style architecture scattered throughout the City, the amazing Temples dedicated to various deities, the breathtaking sculptures and carvings, the ageless Monuments , all combine to make Kathmandu a priceless museum beneath the blue dome of the sky. Besides Kathmandu, the only large Cities of Nepal are its suburbs, Patan and Bhadgaon. Patan is the circular "City of beauty", with its many Palaces and Temples embellished with intricately carved gods and goddesses in erotic poses. The art and architecture show an interesting mixture of Hindu and Buddhist influence. Visit the Royal Residential Palace and the Durbar Square. You will find more examples of Nepalese architecture in Bhadgaon. See Bodhnath, the largest Buddhist Stupa in the World; Pashupatinath is regarded as the most sacred Temple of Lord Shiva on the holy River Bagmati. Also visit Swayambhunath also known as the “Monkey Temple” after the large tribe of monkeys which guard the hill. The painted eyes on all four sides of the Stupa symbolize the all-seeing eyes of Buddha
Catch up with the remaining part of sight seeing in the morning. Its time to bid farewell to this Himalayan Kingdom as you will be assisted to the Airport for your onward journey.