Northern Heritage with Dazzling Mumbai(9 Nights)

New Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Udaipur, Mumbai

for Inbound Traveller

Holiday Overview

CST (Victoria Terminus Station)
Gateway of India
Jehangir Art Gallery (Photo Courtesy: Suryanarayan Ganesh)
Brahmi stone inscription at Kanheri Caves (Photo Courtesy: Nichalp)
Marine Drive - South Mumbai (Photo Courtesy: Indianhilbilly)
View from Sajjangarh Fort
City Palace
Lake Palace with City Palace on Lake Pichola
Shilpgram (Photo Courtesy: Nilesh2 str)
City Palace Udaipur (Photo Courtesy: Henrik Bennetsen)
Jantar Mantar Observatory (Photo Courtesy: Knowledge Seeker)
Hawa Mahal (Photo Courtesy: Firoze Edassery)
City Palace Jaipur (Photo Courtesy: Miya.m)
Jal Mahal (Photo Courtesy: Jal Mahal Project)
Amer Fort (Nivalink Trip Dated - 26 December 2014)
Amer Fort (Nivalink Trip Dated - 26 December 2014)
City Palace Jaipur (Nivalink Trip Dated - 26 December 2014)
Typical Heritage homestay in Jaipur (Nivalink Trip Dated - 16 March 2007)
Taj from Metab Bagh
Taj Mahal
Fatehpur Sikri
Dilli Haat (Nivalink Trip Dated - 31 January 2010)
Qutab Minar
Parliament House
Humayun Tomb
Red Fort (Lal Quila)
Jama Masjid Delhi (Photo Courtesy: Muhammad Mahdi Karim)
Chandni Chowk
Bahai Temple - Lotus Temple
India Gate

Northern Heritage with Dazzling Mumbai is a popular International traveler circuit recommended for travelers looking explore best of heritage destinations (Forts, Palaces, Taj Mahal etc.) of North India (Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Udaipur) along with Colonial heritage of Mumbai.


New Delhi(2) - Agra(1) - Jaipur(2) - Udaipur(2) - Mumbai(2)

Summarised Itinerary
  • Day-1 Arrive Delhi
  • Day-2 Delhi exploration
  • Day-3 Delhi – Agra
  • Day-4 Agra – Fatehpur Sikri – Jaipur
  • Day-5 Jaipur exploration
  • Day-6 Jaipur to Udaipur via Chittorgarh
  • Day-7 Udaipur Exploration
  • Day-8 Take flight to Mumbai
  • Day-9 Heritage Walk - South Mumbai Exploration
  • Day-10 Departure
Sightseeing Summary

Agra - Agra Fort (4.00 kms), Taj Mahal (5.00 kms), Fatehpur Sikri (37.00 kms)

Jaipur - Jantar Mantar Observatory (5.00 kms), Hawa Mahal (5.00 kms), City Palace Jaipur (5.00 kms), Jal Mahal (9.00 kms), Amer Fort (12.00 kms)

Mumbai - CST (Victoria Terminus Station) (0.50 kms), Gateway of India (2.00 kms), Jehangir Art Gallery (2.00 kms), Marine Drive - South Mumbai (2.00 kms)

New Delhi - India Gate (4.30 kms), Chandni Chowk (5.00 kms), Jama Masjid Delhi (5.00 kms), Red Fort (Lal Quila) (5.00 kms), Rashtrapati Bhavan and Parliament house (8.00 kms), Humayuns Tomb (8.50 kms), Dilli Haat (9.50 kms), Bahai Temple - Lotus Temple (13.00 kms), Qutab Minar (18.00 kms)

Udaipur - Shilpgram (3.00 kms), City Palace (4.00 kms), Lake Pichola (4.00 kms), Sajjan Garh (9.00 kms), Chittaurgarh Fort (120.00 kms)

Preferred Arrival /Departure Destination
Arrival - New Delhi Departure - Mumbai
Best Season to Travel
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  • Sep
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  • Nov
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  • New Delhi to Agra -210 kms (4 hrs)
  • Agra to Jaipur -230 kms (4.5 hrs)
  • Jaipur to Udaipur -418 kms (7.5 hrs)
  • Udaipur to Mumbai

New Delhi(2) - Agra(1) - Jaipur(2) - Udaipur(2) - Mumbai(2)

Detailed Itinerary

Day-1 Arrive Delhi Arrive in Delhi. Guests arriving late evening have no option for visits. However guests arriving during the day can start with a half day visit to South Delhi areas of Qutab Minar, Lotus Temple and Dilli Haat (Craft market)

Day-2 Delhi exploration Morning Visit to experience Old City area of Chandni Chowk via a Cycle Rickshaw Ride followed by visit to Red Fort (UNESCO heritage site) and Jama Masjid. After lunch proceed to visit Humayun Tomb (UNESCO Heritage Site) via India Gate and Parliament House. Then return to hotel by evening.

Day-3 Delhi – Agra  Morning departure for Agra (210 kms - 4 hours). Reach Agra by noon. After Lunch visit Agra Fort followed by a visit to The Taj Mahal (One of the original 7 wonders of the world) in late afternoon.

Day-4 Agra – Fatehpur Sikri – Jaipur  Morning departure for Jaipur (230 kms - 4.5 hours) Enroute visit lost city of Fatehpur and Sikri, very popular with heritage travellers to Agra. Evening visit to cultural resort of Chokhi Dhani to get a quick insight into culture and festivities of Rajasthan.

Day-5 Jaipur exploration Morning Elephant ride to Amer Fort (UNESCO heritage site) and spend an hour visiting the imposing fort. Thereafter proceed to visit Jal Mahal (Water Palace), City Palace, Jantar Mantar (Observatory) and Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds)

Day-6 Jaipur to Udaipur via Chittorgarh Early morning departure for Jaipur (400 kms - 6 hours drive) via Chittorgarh Fort, the largest and most imposing forts in Rajasthan. Reach Udaipur by Evening.

Day-7 Udaipur Exploration Morning Visit to City Palace followed by a shared boat ride in Lake Pichola. City Palace is part of the complex that houses The Fateh Prakash Palace, The Shiv Niwas Palace and it overlooks the much celebrated Lake Palace and heritage / luxury hotels around. A boat ride in Lake Pichola offers a lakeside experience to witness upclose the charm of the area. In the afternoon visit Shilpgram (Craft Centre) and evening one can visit the hillside Sajjangarh Fort, one that offers panoramic views of the Udaipur and its lakes.

Day-8 Take flight to Mumbai Take a flight to Mumbai, commercial capital of Mumbai overlooking the Arabian Sea and one that is steeped in colonial heritage character. Arrive in South Mumbai.

Day-9 Heritage Walk - South Mumbai Exploration Morning heritage walk exploring colonial heritage areas of Mumbai. After breakfast depart for a visit prime areas of interest such as Prince of Wales Museum, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai CST Station (UNESCO Heritage site), Queens Necklace (Marine Drive) and Gateway of India.

Day-10 Departure Departure from Mumbai.

Detailed Sightseeing

Agra :

  • Agra Fort - Agra Fort is a UNESCO World heritage site and one of the most visited monuments after Taj Mahal. There are several areas to explore and a guided visit can take upto an hour and a half to explore. Diwan-e-aam, Diwaan-e-khaas, Khas Mahal (white marble palace, one of the best examples of painting on marble), Sheesh Mahal, Mina Masjid, Moti Masjid are some of the areas that are worth a visit.

  • Taj Mahal - The Taj Mahal is often the reason to visit India. Its a monument built by Shahjehan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal and became symbol of love world over. Taj Mahal today is a major attraction and one of the original seven wonders of the world.

  • Fatehpur Sikri - Built during the 16th century, the Fatehpur Sikri is one of the best preserved collection of Mughal architecture in India. Fatehpur Sikri often referred to as the lost city and has a number of monuments to visit.

Jaipur :

  • Jantar Mantar Observatory - The Jantar Mantar is a collection of architectural astronomical instruments, built in 18th century. The Jaipur observatory is the largest and best preserved of few such other built in that period and is considered one of the world heritage site.

  • Hawa Mahal - Hawa Mahal is a unique five-storey building built in 1799 akin to the honeycomb of the beehive with its 953 small windows called jharokhas. The original intention of the lattice was to allow royal ladies to observe everyday life in the street below without being seen, since they had to observe strict "purdah". Its a popular monument to visit for guests arriving at Jaipur for its unique architecture and views around the area.

  • City Palace Jaipur - City Palace is a palace complex in Jaipur which was the seat of the royal family of Jaipur. The Chandra Mahal palace now houses a museum (Sawai Mansingh Museum) but the greatest part of it is still a royal residence. The palace complex incorporates an impressive and vast array of courtyards, gardens and buildings.

  • Jal Mahal - Jal Mahal (meaning "Water Palace") is a palace located in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake in Jaipur city. The Jal Mahal palace is considered an architectural beauty built in the Rajput and Mughal styles of architecture. Number of birds seen around the lake makes it a good place for a bird watcher to arrive in winter.

  • Amer Fort - Amer Fort is located in Amer, 12 kilometres from Jaipur. It is one of the principal tourist attractions of Jaipur, located high on a hill. Amer Fort was built in 18th century and is known for its artistic style. With its large ramparts, series of gates and cobbled paths, the fort overlooks the Maota Lake, at its forefront. The fort is a must for its different areas, its spread over 4 levels and its aesthetic ambiance. The areas comprise Diwan-e-Aam or the "Hall of Public Audience", the Diwan-e-Khas or the "Hall of Private Audience", the Sheesh Mahal (mirror palace) or Jai Mandir, and the Sukh Niwas where a cool climate is artificially created by winds that blow over the water cascade within the palace. There is also a stepwell nearby that could be an interesting visit for any traveller.

Mumbai :

  • CST (Victoria Terminus Station) - Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus (formerly known as Victoria terminus) was built in the year 1887 to commemorate the Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria. The architectural beauty of this place is marvelously built in the Victorian Gothic style and therefore listed as a UNESCO world heritage site.

  • Gateway of India - Gateway of India (constructed in 1911) is the most recognised monument in Mumbai overlooking Arabian Sea. It was built to commemorate the visit of King George V & Queen Mary. Iconic Taj Mahal Hotel is located right next to Gateway of India.

  • Jehangir Art Gallery - Jehangir Art gallery is an iconic Art Gallery situated behind the renowned Chhatrapati Shivaji Museum in South Mumbai. It was built in 1952 and a prime exhibition area for paintings and artefacts.

  • Marine Drive - South Mumbai - Marine Drive is a long promenade that ends at Girgaum Chowpatty. Its streetlights when looked from the top, give bright a necklace like shape (which is why its known as Queens Necklace). There are many prominent landmarks that are set around Marine Drive such as Wankhede Cricket Stadium, Brabourne Cricket Stadium, Taporewala Aquarium, Girgaum Chowpatty, Nariman Point, Churchgate Station etc.

New Delhi :

  • India Gate - India Gate is a stone arch that was built as a memorial to the Indian soldiers killed in the World War I. An eternal flame burns beneath the India Gate. This landmark has thousands of names engraved on it, it bears the names of over 90,000 soldiers.

  • Chandni Chowk - Chandni Chowk is Old Delhis main thoroughfare dedicated to shopping, trading and eating. Chandni Chowk is a massive area packed with shops, bazaars, and people. Its kind of crowded and an experience wading through the crowds, shops, narrow bylanes, cycle rickshaws, roadside eateries and heritage old world charm of the area (Red fort and Jama Masjid are also visited alongwith).

  • Jama Masjid Delhi - Jama Masjid of Delhi commissioned by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in mid 17th century, is the largest and best-known mosque in India.

  • Red Fort (Lal Quila) - The Red Fort or Lal Qila was started in 1638 by Shah Jahan and completed in 1648. The Red Fort was the seat of Mughal power from 1639 to 1857.The red sandstone walls of the fort vary from 18m to 33m and the fort covers over 2 kilometers. This is UNESCO World heritage site

  • Rashtrapati Bhavan and Parliament house - Rashtrapati Bhavan (or Presidential House) is the official home of the President of India. It was built during the British Raj and was home of British Governor General of India till 1950 when President of India took it over. The Rashtrapati Bhavan is a large and vast mansion with four floors and has 340 rooms. Due to security reasons, one can only look at it from outside and take a few pictures. Parliament house is visited alongwith Rashtrapati Bhavan. Parliament house is an impressive structure that can only be looked from outside much like Rashtrapati Bhavan.

  • Humayuns Tomb - Humayuns Tomb is a lofty mausoleum set in a square garden. The tomb was constructed with white marble and red sandstone, and was designed as a prototype of the Taj Mahal in Agra. It is an excellent example of Mughal architecture. The tomb was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1993. Humayuns Tomb is one of the most visited monuments and has kind of become must visit. Isa Khans Tomb is a popular monument that is also visited alongwith.

  • Dilli Haat - A market where artisans from all over India have set up shop. Its an excellent one point stop for souvenirs and some genuine handicrafts.

  • Bahai Temple - Lotus Temple - The Bahai House of Worship in Delhi also popularly known as the Lotus Temple due to its flowerlike shape. It's spread over a large area with gardens around it and is a major tourist draw.

  • Qutab Minar - The Qutub Minar is a UNESCO world heritage site and was completed in the 13th C. The Qutub Minar rises over 230 feet in the air, has five stories and is covered with intricate carvings. The carvings feature the history of Qutub and inscriptions from the Koran. The Complex is also home to Imam Tamims Tomb and Alai Minar. There is a large garden around it as well for tourists to spend some time to marvel at the monument.

Udaipur :

  • Shilpgram - Shilpgram is 3 kms west of Udaipur and is a Rural Arts and Crafts Complex spread over 70 acressurrounded by hills. the Rural Arts and Crafts Complex that depicts lifestyles the rural folk. Shilpdarshan is where performing artists and craftsmen are used to draw from the interior villages of the member states. They are regularly invited to exhibit their skill and to demonstrate their crafts, and sell their masterpieces in order to have direct access to the buyers.

  • City Palace - City Palace is a very popular sightseeing area offering multiple galleries, rooms and antiques on display. Guests looking at deeper insights must opt for a guide.

  • Lake Pichola - Pichola Lake is one of the most beautiful and picturesque lakes of Rajasthan, India. It is located in the heart of the city around which City Palace, Shivniwas and Fateh Prakash palace are situated. Pichola is also renowned for having the Lake Palace, the famous heritage hotel in the centre of the lake. Boating here is nothing short of experience.

  • Sajjan Garh - Its a 9 km excursion up a hill where excellent views of the countryside, udaipur city and its lakes can be captured. Excellent option for an evening visit. The area also doubles up as an option for local picnickers. The reserve forest area is home to wildlife and is demarcated as Sajjangarh Wildlife Sanctuary.

  • Chittaurgarh Fort - One of the most massive forts there is in Rajasthan and all over India and must visit enroute on Jaipur - Udaipur Route. Chittorgarh fort is also called as Water Fort. The fort had 84 water bodies, out of which only a few exist today. The fort spreads over 700 hectares, 40 per cent of which are given over to water bodies that can store incredible amounts of water. Fort once was abuzz with life and there are lot of monuments in a semi ruined state.

Destination Overview

New Delhi - Delhi is the capital city of India and a major International arrival point and a major tourist destination. Red Fort, Qutab Minar, Lotus Temple, Jama Masjid, India Gate, Birla Temple, Mughal Gardens, Lodi Gardens, Rail Museum, Doll Museum, Zoological Park etc remain major tourist attractions of Delhi.

Agra - Agra is home to Taj Mahal, a mughal era monument that is considered one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Agra forms a part of the Golden Triangle circuit Delhi-Jaipur-Agra which is the most visited tourist circuit in India.

Jaipur - Jaipur is capital of Rajasthan and one of the major tourist destinations of India and part of the famed “Golden Triangle” itinerary route along with Delhi and Agra. Jaipur has now evolved into a major business center with all requisites of a metropolitan city.

Udaipur - Udaipur is the Lake city of Rajasthan. Udaipur has now become an ex-Ahmedabad getaway and a destination where guests arrive to experience romance of the lake city and a bit of rajasthan.

Mumbai - Mumbai is financial capital of India and a major International airport, second only to Delhi in terms of flight connectivity. Mumbai is a major business hub for trade in Asia and a transit point for others destinations in India such as Goa, Kerala, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh.

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  • New Delhi to Agra -210 kms (4 hrs)
  • Agra to Jaipur -230 kms (4.5 hrs)
  • Jaipur to Udaipur -418 kms (7.5 hrs)
  • Udaipur to Mumbai

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  • Jaipur to Udaipur -418 kms (7.5 hrs)
  • Udaipur to Mumbai

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