This journey takes you to some of the most romantic & historic destinations of North India & offers a chance to discover the real India including the holy cities of Haridwar/Rishikesh & the tigers of Corbett.

16 days from USD 1450

Delhi | Shimla | Shimla & around | Chandigarh | Haridwar | Rishikesh | Corbett | Mud fort | Agra | Jaipur | Pushkar | Jodhpur | Ranthambore | Deogarh | Udaipur | Mumbai


Day 1: Delhi/Shimla (by train)

Shimla at an altitude of 2130 meters is an utterly charming hill station in India & has been a favorite since British troops set up camp here in 1819. At an altitude of 2130 meters, the Shimla town is a beautiful place. Enjoy the beautiful ride on the mountain mini train.

Day 2: Shimla & Around

Enjoy the scenic beauty of the place with the Mall and Ridge being main attractions, climbing beyond Scandal point & Ridge beyond Shimla at 2 kms walk to the Jakhoo hill, with a panoramic view of Shimla & Hanuman temple. Day excursion to Kufri & Chail.

Day 3: Shimla/Haridwar/Rishikesh via Chandigarh (5-6 hrs. drive)

Drive to Haridwar via Chandigarh. Haridwar is place where the river Ganges enters in plain areas north India after flowing 250 kms from its origin Gaumukh & it is one of the most sacred cities in India. The diverse nature of the Hindu religion has attracted foreign visitors from all around the world. View the famous Ganga Arti at sunset. For overnight stay in the glass house by the river.

Day 4: Rishikesh

Rishikesh is just 20 kms away from Haridwar & is a holy city. Famous for Yoga Ashrams, Temples & River Sports. The "Beatles" stay here for an year at the Trans-meditation Centre.

Day 5: Rishikesh/Corbett (3 hrs. drive)

Evening park safari on Elephant back / Jeep.

Day 6: Corbett

Corbett National park was started in 1936 & it was known as Hailey National Park. Protection of tiger is main aim for it. In 1955-56 it has changed to Ramganga National Park. Later it was named Jim Corbett National Park in the honor of legendary hunter-turned- conservationist Jim Corbett. Jim corbett was famous wildlife conservationist & Park is known as Jim Corbett in memory of him. Jim Corbett is best known for his hunting man-eating tigers and leopards in the Kumaon and lower Garhwal in the 1920s. Jim Corbett National Park comprises area of 520 Sq kms. Jim Corbett National Park means dense forests, grasslands, rivers, more than 110 species of trees, more than 50 species of mammals, more than 580 species of birds & more than 25 species of reptiles. Morning & evening Jeep/Elephant safari.

Day 7: Corbett/Mud Fort (3 hrs. drive)

The Mud fort of Kuchesar was captured in 1763 but was recovered by the Jat rulers by 1782 and it remained in the family since than and was granted lease by the Mughal Emperor Shah Alam in 1790 and then by the British in 1807. This fort was built with seven turrets as an anti cannon attack from Britishers.

Day 8: Mud fort/Agra (3 hrs. drive)

After breakfast drive to Agra. Later sightseeing of Taj Mahal, Agra fort & Akbar's mausoleum.

Day 9: Agra/Fatehpur Sikri/Jaipur (5 hrs drive)

Drive to Jaipur via Fatehpur Sikri. Explore local bazaar for bargain shopping of Jaipur's famous Blue Pottery, textiles, jewellery and decorative items handcrafted by expert artisans.

Day 10: Jaipur

Morning elephant ride to Amber Fort. Later sightseeing tour of City palace, Hawa Mahal (Palace of winds), Jantar Mantar& Amber fort on elephant back.

Day 11: Jaipur/Pushkar (3 hrs. drive)

Pushkar is best known for its Brahma Temple built in the 14th century standing on a high platform near Pushkar Lake. This is the only temple in the world where Lord Brahma - Creator of the Universe, is worshipped. While Pushkar is a city of pilgrimage with over 500 temples and ghats, it is also famous for its annual Camel Fair, held during October/November.

Day 12: Pushkar/Jodhpur (3 hrs. drive)
Visit Mehrangarh Fort spread over 5 kilometers on a steep hill and looking down 125 meters. The fort appears rugged and impenetrable from the outside, but houses some of the most intricately adorned palaces with exquisitely carved panels and latticed windows. Also visit Jaswanth Thada & the majestic Umaid Bhawan Palace.

Day 13: Jodhpur/Ranakpur/Deogarh (3-4 hrs. drive)

Nestled in the Aravali ranges Ranakpur is a complex of Jain temples situated in the middle of the forest, made of white marble the temple looks like a pearl displayed on green velvet. Later drive to explore the Deogarh Palace with five floors and over 200 rooms which have murals done by local painters after whom Deogarh school of painting has acquired fame the world over. Also visit the famous school of miniature painting and some of the loveliest Deogarh miniatures adorn the personal collection of the present Rawat Sahib. You may also Pick-up and ride in Vintage Cars owned by the Royal Family.

Day 14: Deogarh/Udaipur (3 hrs. drive)

The city is built in 1559 A.D. by Maharaja Udai Singh and has been described as the most romantic spot on the continent of India by Col. James Todd. In the evening take a walk through the colorful Bazaar. Take a boat ride on Lake Pichola, and visit the Jag Mandir Palace amidst the lake, the picturesque beauty of the palace will take your breath away.

Day 15: Udaipur

Visit the City Palace and museum. A majestic architectural marvel towering over the lake on a hill surrounded by crenelated walls, it is a conglomeration of courtyards, pavilions, terraces, corridors, rooms and hanging gardens. The main entrance is through the triple arched gate, the 'Tripolia' with eight marble porticos. The Maharana were weighed under the gate in the gold, the equivalent amount of which was distributed among the populace. Later visit Saheliyon Ki Badi. This small ornamental garden was a popular relaxing spot where royal ladies came for a stroll and hence the name. The garden has many fountains in its four delightful pools, chiseled kiosks and marble elephants.

Day 16: Udaipur/Mumbai

Day free. Evening fly to Mumbai for onwards journey.


Room with breakfast + air-conditioned car with driver + English speaking/language guide for all sightseeing.