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.
Day 02 New & Old Delhi
After breakfast 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. Overnight stay.
Day 03 Delhi – Neemrana 122 kms/2.30 hrs
After breakfast drive to Neemrana - Built since 1464 AD, Neemrana Fort-Palace is among India's oldest heritage resorts. Neemrana became the third capital of the descendants of Prithviraj Chauhan III, who was killed in battle by Mohammad Ghori in 1192 AD. This picturesque site was chosen by Raja Rajdeo and Neemrana derived its name from a brave local chieftain Nimola Meo, who when defeated by the Chechens, Pleaded that his name be given to his lost kingdom. It is Rajasthan's closest palace from New Delhi, sited on a Majestic plateau, concealed in a horseshoe formation of the billion-year-old Aravallis ranges. You can also discover the environs on foot or by camel cart, riding to the nearby villages. The guests at Neemrana Fort-Palace can now enjoy a 5 km Vintage Car Ride around the Neemrana village Overnight stay
Day 04 Neemrana – Dundlod 160 kms / 3 hrs
After breakfast drive to Dundlod – a tiny town against picturesque surroundings offers an interesting stop over. It has a rugged fort and a palace now run as a heritage hotel. Havelies of the Goenka family ornate with fine frescoes are a visual delight. Kila of Dundold the 17th century Rajputana Fort studded with monumental Nostalgia of Shekhawati, the warrior Rajputs who with stood the onslaught of Mughal hordes. Since then the cultural heritage of splendid Rajasthan is preserved as its ethos are imbibed in architectural grandeur of the Dundlod Fort. The silent ripples of the golden sand dunes, which besiege the Kila lures, and enchants tourists and villagers as well.
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. The Fort of Dundlodis an embodiment of cultural amalgamation of Rajputana and Mughal School of Art and Architecture. Overnight stay at hotel
Day 05 Dundlod – Bikaner 206 kms /3.30 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
Day 06 Bikaner - Khimsar 150 kms / 2.30 hrs
After breakfast drive to Khimsar – perched on the edge of the great Thar desert in the heart of rural India, It offers a wide range of experiences. The battle-scarred walls and turrets remind you of its glorious past as a center of much warfare, as well as commerce and trade. The initial construction began in 1523, but the family moved in during the 18th century when a new ‘zanana’ (ladies wing) was constructed. Thakur Onkar Singh built a regal wing for himself in the 1940s. Today, the Khimsar Fort ranks high among the premier classified heritage hotels of India. Today we will arrange Jeep / Camel safari nearby villages. Overnight stay at hotel
Day 07 Khimsar – Jodhpur - Sardarsamand 150 kms
After breakfast drive to Sardarsamand en route visit to Jodhpur which is 90 kms from Khimsar. Jodhpur – the Great Indian Desert, 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 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.
Bishnoi Village Safari - A memorable outing in Jeeps 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. Our drive continued to Sardarsamand 50 kms take 1 hour. Overnight stay at hotel
Sardarsamand - a hunting lodge built by H.H. Maharaja Umaid Singh in 1933, is replete with impressive art deco architecture. All the original features have been retained and expansive grounds and gardens of hotel Sardar Samand Palace offer delightful walks. Overlooking the large lake teeming with Birdlife, the lake resort affords one of the most breathtakingly beautiful views of Lake Sardar Samand an Ideal place to unwind. Overnight stay at hotel
Day 08 Sardarsamand – Udaipur 205 kms / 3.30 hrs
After breakfast leave for Udaipur. Enroute visit to Ranakpur temples of the Jains, built in the 15th century in the lovely valley of Aravallis. 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 upon arrival check in
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. Overnight stay at hotel
Day 09 In Udaipur
Today sightseeing of Udaipur includes The City Palace, drive around Fateh Sagar lake, Sahelion-ki-Bari (The fountained and flowered garden of Maidens), Partap Smarak: A memorial to the legendary warrior Rana Pratap, Bhartiya Lok Mandal Museum. Remainder of the day is at leisure. Overnight stay at hotel
Day 10 Udaipur - Dungarpur 120 kms / 2 hrs
After breakfast drive to Dungarpur – the diversity of nature unfolds in this hill town situated at the foothills of the Aravalis. Dungarpur was founded in 1282 A. D. by Rawal Veer Singh. The region offers varied flora and fauna and an interesting topography, ranging from wild and rugged terrain in the North-East to fertile alluvial plains in the South-West. Complementing the scenic landscapes are the magnificent rivers-Mahi and Som. While the former separates the district from banswara, the latter draws a natural boundary between the district and Udaipur. The town is a visual delight during monsoons. Besides its rich natural wealth, Dungarpur boasts of a unique style of architecture as seen in the old palaces and noble residences. Also famous are lacquer painted toys and picture frames. Later visit to Udai Bilas Palace, Juna Mahal, Gaib Sagar Lake, Beneshwar and Galiyakot. Overnight stay at hotel
Day 11 Dungarpur – Bijaipur 250 kms/4.30 hrs
After breakfast drive to Bijaipur. Arrive Bijaipur and check in hotel. Visit to Castle Bijaipur – are the descendants of the great Rajput warrior, Shakti Singh. He was younger brother of the great Maharana Pratap Singh, a ruler of Mewar (Udaipur Region). The Castle built in 16th century. The Castle reflects a life style of Mewar with matching cuisine. The castle has had the privilege of playing host to thousands of tourists over the last one decade. Castle Bijaipur - One can have glimpses of village life style and green fields from terrace. 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 at hotel
Day 12 Bijaipur – Deogarh
After breakfast drive to Deogarh – a castle of medieval Rajasthan, the Deogarh Mahal has been witness to history unfolding within and beyond its realms. Built in 1670 A.D by Rawat Dwarka Dasji as a family residence, it soon became the hub of village activity. The family interacted with the villagers and invited a host of feasts and festivities to be performed within the mahal precincts. Some of these traditions are still upheld.
Today enjoy a rural train safari for one and half hour on the meter gauge train, the journey starts from Kamblighat 10 minute drive from Deogarh Mahal, where the station master single handedly man’s in train everything having wooden slipper, accompanying local villagers traveling to Marwar. The track passes through a breath taking scenery of Ravli sanctuary, with some 100 feet high bridges, two long tunnels, waterfalls, thick jungle, and above all an unchanged ambience of bygone era. One travels through a Ghat section and descends from neighboring shrub Jungle to feed on articles given by the villagers. Vehicle awaits the guests at Phulad 19 kms, to take back to Deogarh Overnight stay at hotel
Day 13 Deogarh – Jaipur 280 kms/ 5 hrs
After breakfast countryside 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 at hotel
Day 14 In Jaipur
This morning’s exciting tour takes us outside Jaipur to the Amber Palace, former capital of Rajput kingdom. Perched on a hillside in the desert, the grandeur of the palace and its fort recall the glory of an older age. We step back in time ourselves as we are transported up the hill to the palace on brightly caparisoned elephants Inside we find lavish courtyards beautifully decorated halls, and a lovely Chamber of Mirrors
Afternoon visit to Maharajas city palace, where you can see an imposing blend 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, 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 stayat hotel
Day 15 Jaipur- Agra 232 km / 5 hrs
After breakfast proceed to Agra through the Rajasthani countryside we see villages, woman dressed in the brilliantly colored saris of the region, Camels, Elephants & scenes of rural lives. On the way you will visit to Ghost city of 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
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
Day 16 Agra - Delhi 202 kms/3.30 hrs
Morning visit to Agra Fort – built by the great Emperor Akbar in 1565 A.D., the fort is a masterpiece of design and construction. Within the fort are a number of exquisite buildings, including the Moti Masjid, Diwane-I-Am, Diwane-I-Khas and Musamman Burj, where the Emperor Shah Jahan died in imprisonment, besides Jahangir’s Palace, Khaas Mahal and the Sheesh Mahal. Also visit the tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah. first Mughal building entirely in white marble built by Empress Noor Jehan in the memory of Her Father. Say good bye to this fascinating & memorable tour and drive to Delhi International airport to board the flight for onward destination.
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