Forts, Palaces and the Taj

Forts, Palaces and the Taj

Forts, Palaces and the Taj Mahal

Discover the majestic forts, exquisite palaces, and breathtaking Taj Mahal on a trip to India

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Itinerary at a glance:

  • 3 Nts Delhi
  • 1 Nt Mandawa
  • 1 Nt Bikaner
  • 2 Nts Jaisalmer
  • 2 Nts Jodhpur
  • 2 Nts Udaipur
  • 2 Nts Jaipur
  • 2 Nts Agra
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Forts, Palaces and the Taj

Sample Itinerary of Forts, Palaces and the Taj

A holiday to India exploring forts, palaces, and the Taj Mahal would offer a rich cultural experience. Starting in Delhi, travellers can explore the historic Red Fort, built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, and the Jama Masjid mosque. Continuing on to Rajasthan, travellers can visit the magnificent Amer Fort in Jaipur, known for its intricate artwork and stunning views. The journey can then continue to Jaisalmer, where travellers can enjoy a camel ride on the sand dunes and explore the beautiful Jaisalmer Fort, known as the "Golden Fort". This part of the journey can conclude in Udaipur, known for its stunning palaces and picturesque Lake Pichola. Finally, visitors can head to Agra to witness the stunning Taj Mahal and Agra Fort, both UNESCO World Heritage Sites. With a blend of history, architecture, and natural beauty, a holiday to India exploring forts, palaces, and the Taj Mahal promises to be a truly memorable experience.

Day 1 : Depart UK to India on an overnight flight.

Day 2 : Arrive Delhi. Afternoon at leisure.

Day 3 : Full day tour of Old & New Delhi.

Day 4 : Drive to Mandawa, the city of Havelis, Temples & Stepwells.

Day 5 : Visit Mandawa Fort and the Havelis before driving to the fortified princely Bikaner.

Day 6 : Visit the fort and the museum. Drive to Jaisalmer.

Day 7: Visit Jaisalmer Fort, Haveli, Palace and Jain Temple. Take a camel ride on the Sand Dunes.

Day 8 : Drive to Jodhpur.

Day 9 : Half a day guided tour of Jodhpur.

Day 10 : Drive to Udaipur. Enroute, visit the Jain Temples in Ranakpur.

Day 11: Full day sightseeing. Take a boat ride on Lake Pichola.

Day 12 : Morning fly to Jaipur. Afternoon sightseeing.

Day 13: Excursion to Amber Fort. Take an elephant ride. Afternoon, visit Chokhi Dhani, an ethnic village with folk dancers and musicians.

Day 14 : Drive to Agra, visiting the Ghost City of Fatehpur Sikri en-route.

Day 15 : Half a day tour of the Taj Mahal and the Taj Fort.

Day 16 : Drive to Delhi.

Day 17 : Depart Delhi to UK.

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