Day 01 Arrive in Delhi
Arrive Delhi - The Capital of India. You are greeted with a traditional Indian Welcome and escorted transfer to hotel Delhi stands as the capital of Modern India. Here you can see the mingling of the Old and New India, the ancient and the modern. Very few cities in the world can express such a profusion of architectural styles. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 02 In Delhi
Start the day with Old Delhi was an ancient walled city. Mughal Emperor Shah Jehan in 1650 switched the Mughal capital from Agra to Delhi. Here you will view Red Fort, the most Opulent Fort and Palace of the Mughal Empire. Also visit Raj Ghat, the memorial site of the Mahatma Gandhi; Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India; and Chandni Chowk, the bustling and colorful market of the old city.
New Delhi Lutyens designed an "Imperial City" having Palatial-sized buildings set amid broad tree-lined avenues punctuated by Mughal style gardens, complete with fountains and shallow pools. Visit to Qutub Minar. Drive pass through the Raisina Hill, past the imposing India Gate and Parliament House. Overnight stay at Hotel
Day 03 Delhi – Mandawa 240 kms / 4.30 hrs
Today drive to Mandawa - The region lies the triangular area between Delhi, Jaipur and Bikaner and includes Jhunjhuniun, Sikar and Churu districts of Rajasthan upon arrival check in to Hotel.
Afternoon visit the Mandawa -Shekhawati The semi-desert region of Shekhawati is popularly known as the 'open-air art gallery' of Rajasthan. Shekhawati is unique as no-where else in the world there is such a hundreds of Haveli’s, temples, cenotaphs, wells and forts. Later visit to Havelies in Mandawa notably the Chokhani Saraf & Ladia Havelies, also visit Temples. See the extraordinary frescoes on the walls of the houses and medieval painting of Shekhawati. Overnight stay at Hotel
Day 04 Mandawa - Bikaner 190 kms / 3.30 hrs
Morning drive to Bikaner - it lies on the northern point on the triangle of desert cities. It is royal walled city dating back to 1486 AD. It was established by a Rathore Prince, Bika & came to be called to be Bikaner after him. It was, however, a major trade center as it stood on the ancient caravan route which link central Asia & north India with the Gujarat Sea Ports. Afternoon embark on a tour of Bikaner City; visit the Junagarh Fort, built in 1611 AD. The palaces worth visiting are Anup Mahal, Karan Mahal, and Bijai Phool Mahal. Overnight stay at Hotel
Day 05 Bikaner – Khimsar 155 kms / 3 hrs hrs
After breakfast procced to Khimsar en route visit to Desnoke – Karni Mata temple. Upon arrival check in Khimsar Fort – whose battle-scarred wall and turrets remind one of the glorious past. Today, Khimsar Fort high amongst the premier heritage hotel of India. Overnight stay
Day 06 Khimsar - Jaisalmer 300 Kms / 7 hrs
After breakfast drive to Jaisalmer – via Osian – an oasis in the Desert. A drive to this ancient Township takes one past undulating terrain, punctuated by desert stretches and little hamlets, with15 beautifully sculpted Jain and Hindu Temple. Our drive continued to Jaisalmer, the ancient citadel on the Caravan route linking India with Persia, Arabia and The Mediterranean. This architectural in the 12th century by Jaisal a bhatti prince located in the heart of the Thar Desert. Few cities in the world can match the Magnificence. Jaisalmer is renowned for its intricately carved & chiseled Haveli’s (Mansions), which illustrate superb craftsmanship.
Day 07 In Jaisalmer
Morning embark half day tour of Jaisalmer fort. Afterwards visit to the Gadisar Tank & large houses of the merchant called havelies, some of them dating to the Premediaval Patwon Ki Haveli, Salim Shah Haveli and Nathamal Ki Haveli with their intricately carved screens on the facades and the typical traditional architecture Afternoon excursion to Sam dunes for camel safari to see spectacular sunset over the sand dunes on edge of desert national park Located in the midst of Thar Desert this camp recreates the magical atmosphere of a traditional Mediaeval Desert Camp on a trade route. & spend the evening around the campfire, enjoying live music and dance performances by “Langha” Tribe of Professional singers at hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 08 Jaisalmer – Jodhpur 285 Kms / 6 hrs
Breakfast at hotel and depart to Jodhpur – the Great Indian Desert, sites on sand stone hill surrounded by a strong wall, approximately 6 miles long with 7 entry gates. Afternoon sightseeing of the city includes visit to Meherangarh Fort, drive through the old city and past the Clock Tower near the largest spice bazaar in the sub-continent, visit the Jaswant Thada Cenotaph, the royal cremation site and then proceed to see the most magnificent, modern 20th century Palace, the Umaid Bhavan Palace and its museum – a treasure trove.
Day 09 Jodhpur - Rohetgarh 40 kms/ 1hrs
Drive to Rohetgarh. In the afternoon procced to Bishnoi Village – home to the 450-years old white - turbaned tribe with a distinct way of life. They are the world’s first environmentalists preserving the black buck, brought back from the verge of extinction. A memorable outing in visit various traditional villages seeing local handicrafts viz. stone makers, pottery, hand weaving and also men in their traditional attire, women clad with ancestral silver Jewellery, etc. Overnight stay at hotel
Day 10 Jodhpur – Ranakpur – Udaipur 260 kms / 5 hrs
After breakfast countryside drive to Udaipur – romantic city of lakes en-route visit to Ranakpur temples of the Jains, built in the 15th century in the lovely valley of Aravallis. It has grand structure & beautiful Sculptures. An enormous basement covers 48,000 sq. feet area. There are four subsidiary shrines, twenty-four pillared halls and eligibly domes supported by over four hundred columns. The total number of columns is 1,444 all of which are intricately carved no two being alike. The artistically carved nymphs playing the flute in various dance postures at a height of 45 feet are an engrossing sight. In the assembly hall, there are two big bells weighing 108 kgs whose sound echoes in the entire complex. Our drive continues to Udaipur upon arrival checking Hotel Overnight stay at hotel
Day 11 In Udaipur
Today sightseeing of Udaipur includes The City Palace, drive around Fateh Sagar Lake, Sahelion-ki-Bari (The fountain and flowered garden of Maidens), and Partap Smarak: A memorial to the legendary warrior Rana Pratap, also visit to Jagdish temple- built in 1651 AD. Overnight stay at hotel
Day 12 Udaipur – Pushkar 310 kms / 7 hrs
Morning country side drives to Pushkar Thousands of Moslem pilgrims come has Ajmer of the four corners of the world to profit from the grace of the saint (Kwaja) Moiniddine Chisti (1143-1235). The popular tradition said that seven pilgrimages have Ajmer equalize a pilgrimage in Mecque continuation by the visit of the Mosques of Akbar, Jehan Shah, Dargah and Mazar. Then you will admire the palate of King Akbar who became since a museum. Not far from the town of Ajmer is the Holy City of the Hindus Pushkar, overnight stay.
Day 13 Pushkar – Jaipur 130 kms / 2 hrs
Morning visit to Pushkar Lake and Lord Brahma temple Pushkar, the important Hindu pilgrim center is located 11kms From Ajmer. The flourishing temple town built around the sacred Pushkar Lake is full of religious myths and faith. The holy lake has 52 ghats (bathing places), where pilgrim’s lake ritual dips in the lake. The annual Pushkar fair held here on Kartik Pornima (full moon in (Oct-Nov) is one of the largest cattle fair in the country. Pilgrims and tradesman come here in thousands from far and near. The fair today has become one of the major tourist attractions of the state. Camel-cart races and various culture events are organized during the fair. The holy lake of Pushkar is believed to have been created by Lord Brahma himself. It is as important as Banaras or Puri. Devout Hindus believe that it is essential to visit Pushkar at least once in their lifetime. No pilgrimage is considered complete without a dip in the holy Pushkar Lake. Pushkar has as many as 400 temples and 52 ghats and the only temple in the country that is dedicated to Brahma is to be found here. While Pushkar is a heaven for the religiously inclined, it is also the venue of one of the country most country cattle fair Ride camels, shop at the colorful market, watch the sunset over the sand dunes, admire the beautiful clothes of the pilgrims Pushkar fair is a once-in-a lifetime experience that you will want to repeat, Later drive to Jaipur, Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 14 In Jaipur
After early breakfast, Journey back in time at deserted 17th century fortress of Amber Fort. 11 Kms. from Jaipur, Amber Fort is a marvelous example of Rajput architecture with its terraces and ramparts reflected in the Maota Lake below. Go up the fort on the back of a gaily-caparisoned elephant true to the style of the Maharajas of the past. The interiors of the fort have various royal halls decorated with intricate ivory, mirror and glasswork complemented by exquisite wall paintings. As you move between the rooms of this magnificent structure you feel the history and visualize the pomp and grandeur of a kingdom never conquered.
Afternoon venture back into the city tour: Visit the City Palace Museum where you can see imposing blends of traditional Rajasthani and Mughal Art. The museum is resplendent with its collection of robes of royal princes, carpets, an armory of old weapons, miniature paintings portraying court scenes, battle scenes and processions, Also visit the awe inspiring Jantar Mantar (an accurate observatory built in 1726 AD). Also included is a photo visit at the Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds) - a five-storied wonder with a spectacular pyramidal facade and overhanging windows with latticed screens, domes and spires. Overnight stay at hotel
Day 15 Jaipur – Agra 232 kms / 6 hrs
After breakfast proceed to Agra. On the way you will visit Fatehpur Sikri – the deserted red sandstone city that was built by Emperor Akbar as his capital. Ponder the mysterious desertion of this capital city that was dramatically abandoned a few years after it was built. It was a veritable fairy tale city and its ‘ruins’ are still in a pristine condition. It is not hard to imagine what the court life must have been like in the days of its grandeur of Shah Jehan, mastermind of the unforgettable Taj Mahal. Upon arrive check in Hotel. Overnight stay at hotel
Day 16 Agra – Delhi 200 kms/3.30 hrs
Sunrise visit to the Magnificent Taj Mahal – The Monument of Love in the warm glow of Sunset, which was built in 1630 by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan as a tomb for his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. Construction of the Taj Mahal began in 1631, and is believed to have taken 18 years to complete, with over 20,000 craftsmen working around the clock. Its marble exterior reflects rose and golden tints at sunrise and sunset, while it is dazzling white during the day. Later drive back to Delhi upon arrival check in hotel. Overnight stay After breakfast say good-bye to this fascinating and memorable tour drive to Indira Gandhi International airport to board the or onward Destination
• Taj closed on Friday
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