Day 1 Delhi (1D) Once in Delhi, meet up with the other families in the group, and get to know the CEO. Take the chance to get familiar with one of the main highlights of India - the food! In the evening, enjoy a group meal in a local restaurant, a great way to get to know fellow travellers.
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Women on Wheels Transfer
Day 2 Delhi/Udaipur (1B) Dive into the heart of India’s capital to explore Old Delhi. Visit Delhi’s famous Jama Masjid (Great Mosque) and climb the minaret for a bird’s eye view of the Old City.
Walk through Chandni Chowk, one of India’s oldest and busiest markets, and learn the history of the Sikh religion at the important Gurduwara (Sikh place of worship), Gurdwara SisGanj.
Stop for photos at the colourful spice market before finishing at the Victorian Connaught Place, one of the most prominent architectural remnants of British rule.
Jama Masjid Visit
Chandni Chowk Visit
Gurdwara Sis Ganj Visit
Connaught Place Visit
Plane (1.50 hour(s))
Day 3 Udaipur (1B, 1D) Visit Udaipur's City Palace, which stands on the east bank of Lake Pichola, a massive series of palaces built at different times starting from 1559.
There is also time to visit Jagdish Mandir, the largest temple in the city, before we head out to Bagore Ki Haveli, a palace on the shore of Lake Pichola, where we enjoy a culture show.
City Palace Visit
Jagdish Temple Visit
Bagore-ki-Haveli Cultural Show
Day 4 Udaipur (1B) A morning boat trip around Lake Pichola will give us a better perspective on the beauty of the lake. There is free time after this on Day 4 to explore the city at leisure.
Pichola Lake Boat Tour
Day 5 Udaipur/Tordi (1B, 1D) Continue on through the desert along a small road, usually accessible via smaller vehicles. Heading northwards, we are on the way to Tordi Garh, a small remote village where we will stay in an old palace.
After arriving, walk around this small area, populated by just 2,000 people. The locals are very friendly and the children are inquisitive, especially if you want to take a picture of them!
The owner will take you on a walk around the village through various temples, residential areas, community areas, and the general market. In the evening, opt to visit the dunes to watch the sun set over the wilderness.
Tordi Sagar Local Village Tour
Tordi Sagar Camel Cart Ride
Private Vehicle (5.00 hour(s), 280km)
Day 6 Tordi/Jaipur (1B) Travel to the capital of Rajasthan and the former capital of a princely state of the same name, Jaipur. Clothed in pink stucco (in imitation of sandstone), wide-avenued Jaipur is one of the most important heritage cities in India, and marvel at the Hawa Mahal (Palace of the Winds). Here, follow in the footsteps of the royal harem or visit the Amber Fort Palace, one of the most spectacular forts in India.
Amber Fort Guided Tour
Jaipur Cycle-Rickshaw Tour
Private Vehicle (2.00-2.50 hours, 130km)
Day 7 Jaipur/Ranthambore National Park (1B, 1L, 1D) In the afternoon, drive to Ranthambore.
Private Vehicle (4.00 hour(s))
Day 8 Ranthambore National Park (1B, 1L) Travel to the small town of Sawai Madhopur, where Ranthambore National Park, one of the original Project Tiger Reserves, is located.
The undoubted highlight of a visit to Ranthambore, if not the entire trip to India, is the chance to see tigers in their natural habitat. While there is never any guarantee of seeing tigers, numbers have been on the rise in Ranthambore over the last few years, so the chances are good. The park contains a wide variety of wildlife, from sambar deer to abundant birdlife.
Local School Visit
Day 9 Ranthambore National Park/Āgra (1B) Leave Ranthambore for the city of Agra, home of the Taj Mahal. En route, stop at the abandoned Mughal kingdom of Fatehpur Sikri. Here, walk the aisles of the Jama Masjid mosque, entered by way of the impressive Victory Gate. Lose yourself in the throngs of pilgrims at the tomb of the Sufi saint Salim Chisti, his white marble-encased tomb enclosed within the Jama mosque's central courtyard.
Arrive in Agra in the evening, and spend the night in the city.
Fatehpur Sikri Visit
Private Vehicle (6.00-7.00 hours)
Day 10 Āgra/Delhi (1B) Rise early in the morning for a visit to the world-famous Taj Mahal. The early start means we are afforded glorious views of the Taj Mahal as the sun rises over Agra. Later, we visit the Baby Taj and Agra Fort.
In the afternoon, return to Delhi.
Taj Mahal Visit
Baby Taj Visit
Agra Fort Guided Tour
Private Vehicle (3.00-4.00 hours)
Day 11 Delhi (1B) Depart at any time.