Day 01 Arrive 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 in Hotel
Day 02 New & Old Delhi
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.
Old Delhi - Here you will view Red Fort, the most Opulent Fort and Palace of the Mughal Empire. Rickshaw puller ride through the Chandni Chowk, the perpetually congested avenue heading west from the Red Fort, is filled with twisting lanes, small streets and crowded bazaars. If you peer through a portico you may see a man getting shaved, silver being weighed, or any other conceivable form of intense commerce. Also visit Raj Ghat, the memorial site of the Mahatma Gandhi; Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India.
Afternoon visit to New Delhi - Lateens 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 two monuments from Delhi's past - Humayun’s Tomb and Qutub Minar, Drive pass through the Raisina Hill, past the imposing India Gate, President House and Parliament House. Also visit Sikh Gurudwara Bangla Sahib to see the worship etc. Overnight stay in Hotel
Day 03 Delhi - Mandawa 250 kms/4.30 hrs
After breakfast country side drive to Mandawa - The region lays the triangular area between Delhi, Jaipur and Bikaner and includes Jhunjhuniun, Sikar and Churu districts of Rajasthan. Afternoon visit the Mandawa (Shekhawati), the semi-desert region of Shekhawati is popularly known as the 'open-air art gallery' of Rajasthan. The region lies the triangular area between Delhi, Jaipur and Bikaner and includes Jhunjhuniun, Sikar and Churu districts 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. The terrace of the rugged Fort provides a panoramic view of the town. See the extraordinary frescoes on the walls of the houses and medieval painting of Shekhawati. Overnight stay in Hotel
Day 04 Mandawa - Bikaner Gajner 230 kms /4.30 hrs
After breakfast 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
Our drive continued to Gajner – an incomparable jewel in the Thar. The Gajner Palace was built by the great Maharaja Ganga Singhji of Bikaner. Today serving as a hotel the palace is surrounded by thick forests and offers an opportunity to spot some wonderful migratory birds in winter like the imperial sand grouse, and animals like antelope, black buck, Chinkara, deer, etc. overnight stay at Gajner.
Day 05 Gajner – Pokaran – Jaisalmer 310 kms /6.30 hrs
Today drive to Jaisalmer en route visit to 15th century Pokaran fortress where the 3rd Mughal emperor, Akbar the Great, was born in 1543, the bazaar in the middle of this village is very colorful and full of local flavors. Our drive continues to Jaisalmer the ancient citadel on the caravan route linking India with Persia, Arabia and The Mediterranean. There architectural in the 12th Century by Jaisal a Bhatti prince and 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 upon arrival check in Hotel. Overnight stay at Hotel
Day 06 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 short Camel Safari start at Sam 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. The Camp provides for all the comforts. The accommodation consists of Swiss Cottage Type tents with attached baths having running hot & cold water. Overnight stay in Hotel
Day 07 Jaisalmer – Luni 330 kms/ 5.30 hrs
Morning drive to Luni en route visit blue city Jodhpur – the Great Indian Desert, also call Blue city, sites on sand stone hill surrounded by a strong wall, approximately 6 miles long with 7 entry gates upon arrival check in hotel. Half day sightseeing of the city includes visit to Meharangarh 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. Village Safari - A memorable outing 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.
Luni is a small village located 35 kms from Jodhpur. It is called an artisan village and the people are still pursuing their ancestral profession of fashioning metal. Since the city is located on the bank of river Luni, it offers a good opportunity to you to avail the beauty of nature amidst it. Overnight stay in Luni
Day 08 Luni –Udaipur 255 Kms / 5 hrs
After breakfast leave for Udaipur. Enroute visit to Ranakpur temples of the Jains, built in the 15th century in the lovely valley of Aravalis. It has grand structure & beautiful Sculptures. The 1444 pillars in the temple are different from each other. The magic of light & shade is really awe- inspiring. Later proceed to Udaipur – the “City of Lakes” is perhaps the most romantic and beautiful cities of India. In contrast to its desert neighborhood it stands out with an enchanting image of white marble palaces, placid blue lakes, gardens and temples surrounded by hills and mountains. It was founded by Maharana Udai Singh in 1559 A.D. on the shored of Lake Pichola upon arrival check in Hotel. Afternoon is free to explore colorful Bazar & Shopping. Overnight stay in Hotel
Day 09 In Udaipur
Today sightseeing of Udaipur includes The City Palace – this is the largest palace complex in Rajasthan, construction of which was started by Udai Singh. This white marble architectural marvel, standing majestically on a hill is surrounded by crenellated walls. This huge edifice 30.4 meters high and 244 meters long was added on to, by later rulers, but the additions are so well planned and integrated, it is difficult to believe that it was not conceived as complete structure, drive around Fateh Sagar lake – this fine lake, lying to the north of and connected by a small canal with Lake Pichola, was originally built by Maharana Jai Singh, in 1678 AD, Sahelion-ki-Bari or “Garden of the Maids of Honour” was laid out for a group of forty-eight young women attendants who accompanied a princess to Udaipur as part of dowry, Partap Smarak: A memorial to the legendary warrior Rana Pratap, Bhartiya Lok Mandal Museum – a museum of folk arts, it displays a rich collection of folk musical instruments and paintings. Remainder of the day is at leisure. Overnight stay in Hotel
Day 10 Udaipur – Bijaipur 157 kms /2.30 hrs
After breakfast drive to Bijaipur. Enroute visit to Chittorgarh and visit to The Fort - standing tall over a 180 meter high hillock and sprawling over 700 acres, the fort is a standing edifice to the valour of Chittorgarh, Vijay Stambh or Victory Tower – Built by Rana Kumbha in 1440 AD to commemorate his victory over the combined forces of the kings of neighboring Malwa and Gujrat, this tower is 120 feet high and has a girth of 30 feet at the base, Kirti Stambh – Built in the 12th century, it was dedicated to Lord Sri Adinath Rishabdeo, the first Jain Tirthankara. The 22 meter high structure is peplete with figures from the Jain pantheon.
Arrive Bijaipur and check in hotel. Visit to Castle Bijaipur – are the descendants of the great Rajput warrior, Shakti Singh. The Castle built in 16th century. The Castle reflects a life style of Mewar with matching cuisine. The village Bijaipur is surrounded by green hills and the castle is situated in middle of village. The village is on the way to Bundi – Kota Road, 40 kms away from Chittorgarh. Overnight stay.
Bijaipur is famous for organizing horse safari in the region of Mewar (South Rajasthan). The Marwari horse is related to the desert horses of Arabia; with lively grace of form and sensitivity of spirit, while being sturdy and sensible. An India not often witnessed quickly becomes a familiar home. The stables at Castle Bijaipur are home to some of the finest Marwari Horses. Treks of varying distances are available, from a few hours to days and weeks. Overnight stay in Hotel
Day 11 Bijaipur - Bundi 150 kms/ 2.30 hrs
Morning countryside drive to Bundi – is an picturesque as one of the beautiful miniatures. Magnificent gardens, step-wells, lakes and chhatris make this ‘Kala Nagri’ or art city, nestling amongst green hills, a delightful feast of visuals for the traveler. Bundi was a major city during the heyday of the Rajputs, although Kota, which was once a part of it, later emerged as a bigger player in the region. Bundi continued to enjoy its independence until is merger with the state of Rajasthan in 1947.
One of the reasons Bundi has managed to maintain its medieval air is because it has had very little tourist inflow being well off the beaten track. Visit the Taragarh Fort – the serpentine Taragarh Fort and its palace is what immediately strikes visitors on arrival in Bundi, Sukh Nivas – the lakeside palace, which was the venue of much royal reverlry, has excellent terrace garden, Nawal Sagar – this artificial lake has a temple to Varuna, the God of water, in the center. Overnight stay in Hotel
Day 12 Bundi – Jaipur 220 kms /4 hrs
After breakfast drive to Jaipur once the capital of Rajasthan province the abode of Rajasthan, Everywhere you will see the monuments of its Rajput rulers. It has the distinction of being a well-planned and laid out city. As you drive through the old part of town, you will witness a life most unlike others. Witness how the city blooms during the day in a kaleidoscope of color and sound. Jaipur is one of the main centers for shopping in India -- especially with regard to textiles, jewellery, stones carpets, etc.
Later visit to Sanganer village situated of outskirt of Jaipur Look at the teeming Jain temple from the 17th century and visit the traditional wood block printing, tie and dye fabric, paper factory and blue pottery that make the reputation of the craftsmanship of the city rose. Overnight stay in Hotel
Day 13 In Jaipur
After breakfast visit the 17th century fortress of Amber Fort - marvelous example of Rajput architecture with its terraces and ramparts reflected in the Maota Lake below. Go up the fort ascended on 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 feel the history and visualize the pomp and grandeur of a kingdom never conquered, whose hilltop location is to view various palaces with rooms of stunning beauty including the world’s finest chamber of mirrors
Afternoon visit to the Maharaja City Palace where you can see an imposing blend of traditional Rajasthani & 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, Jantar Mantar (an accurate observatory built in 1726 A.D.), Birla White Marble temple and 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 in Hotel
Day 14 Jaipur - Agra 232 kms / 5 hrs
After breakfast proceed to Agra On today’s drive through the Rajasthani countryside we see villages, woman dressed in the brilliantly colored saris of the region, Camels, Elephants & scenes of rural lives. En route visit Ghostly deserted red sandstone city of Fatehpur Sikri, built in 1569 by the Great Emperor Akbar. Today it is deserted & left in solitude to reminisce over its past glory. Arrive Agra, home to the Incredible Taj Mahal. Overnight stay in Hotel
Evening take Horse cart (Tonga Ride) both way enjoy the Magnificent Taj Mahal – The New 7 wonder of the world and 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. The design and construction is said to be that of the legendary architect, Ustad Ahamad Lahori. Legend has it that once construction was completed, what makes the Taj Mahal unique is its perfect proportions, distinct femininity, medium of construction and ornamentation. Its marble exterior reflects rose and golden tints at sunrise and sunset, while it is dazzling white during the day. It is impossible to visualize the Taj Mahal in any surrounding others than its paradoxical garden. Paradise, in Islam, is visualized as a lush garden where running streams flow. When the Mughal brought this concept to India they elevated it to heights of Incomparable artistry. As you drive through the city witness the local life, Shopping and bazaars (markets) and the hustle bustle of everyday India. Overnight stay in Hotel
Day 15 Agra - Delhi 200 kms/ 3.30 hrs
Morning visit to Agra Fort built by Akbar the Great and the city. Also visit the tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah built by Empress Noor Jehan in the memory of Her Father. Say good bye to this fascinating and memorable tour drive back to Delhi by express highway transfer to International Airport to board the flight for Onward Destination
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