Day 01 Arrive Delhi
Today 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
Visit to Old Delhi start the day with a Cycle Rickshaw Puller Ride through Old 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.
New Delhi was 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, Government Buildings, President House and Parliament House. Also visit Sikh Gurudwara Bangla Sahib to see the worship etc. 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. Overnight stay at 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 hundred 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 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 – Nagaur - Jodhpur 245 kms / 5 hrs
After breakfast drive to Blue city – Jodhpur en route stop to see the Temple of the Holy rats of Desnoke. Stop in the tribal villages like the Bishnoi.Overview the fort of Nagaur, which recently regained its former Splendour, the frescoes are particularly notable upon arrival in Jodhpur Jodhpur– the Great Indian Desert, sites on sand stone hill surrounded by a strong wall, approximately 6 miles long with 7 entry gates. Overnight stay at hotel
Day 06 In Jodhpur
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. Overnight stay at hotel
Day 07 Jodhpur – Bhenswara 120 kms/ 2 hrs
After breakfast drive to Bhenswara upon arrival stroll through the villages of shepherds and jeep safari to view wildlife in this still virgin landscape of Rajasthan. You will see their hyenas, jackals, foxes, antelopes, pythons, hares, porcupines, wild boars and leopards can be even if you are lucky. Overnight stay at Ravla Banswara Overnight stay at hotel
Day 08 Banswara –Ranakpur – Udaipur 175 kms/3.30 hrs
After breakfast leave for Udaipur. 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. Later proceed to Udaipur upon arrival checking 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 fountain and flowered garden of Maidens), and Partap Smarak: A memorial to the legendary warrior Rana Pratap, Bhartiya Lok Mandal Museum Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 10 Udaipur – Jaipur
Today morning excursion to Eklingi temple where every day takes places a ceremony. The most important temple of the sanctuary is that of Lakulisha which was restored in the fifteenth century. Everything of white marble, it is dominated by a Gujarati style Sikhara. The temple contains the image of the patron god of Maharanas of Mewar, Shiva and Nandi his mount. On the way, stop at Nagda sanctuary teeming with sculptures. In the evening, departure by train overnight Journey by air condition berths for Jaipur. Overnight stay at hotel
Day 11 In Jaipur
Arrive 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.
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 at hotel
Day 12 Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra 232 kms/5 hrs
After breakfast Rajasthani countryside to Agra 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 a World Heritage Site by UNESCOFatehpur 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.
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 at hotel.
Day 13 Agra – Delhi 200 kms / 3.30 hrs
Today visit to 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. Later say good bye to this fascinating and memorable tour drive to Delhi International airport to board the flight for onward destination.
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