Delhi - Agra - Alwar - Bharatpur - Ranthambore - Kota - Bundi - Chittaurgarh - Udaipur - Kumbhalgarh - Mount Abu - Jodhpur - Jaisalmer - Bikaner - Mandawa - Pushkar - Jaipur - DelhiDay 01 / Arrive Delhi
Welcome to capital of India! Arrive Delhi, meet assist at the airport by our tour representative & then transfer to hotel. Overnight stay in Delhi hotel.
Day 02 / Delhi
Breakfast in hotel, after breakfast proceed for sightseeing Old Delhi & New Delhi.
OLD DELHI - A sight-seeing tour of Old Delhi would entail visiting:-Red Fort - The red sandstone walls of Lal Qila, the Red Fort, extend for two km and vary in height from 18 metres on the river side to 33 metres on the city side. Shah Jahan started construction of the massive fort in 1638 and it was completed in 1648. Jama Masjid - Jama Masjid The splendid mosque built by Muhammad Ali Shah in the typical Mughal style with two minarets and three domes, lies to the west of the Hussainabad Imambara
Raj Ghat - the memorial site where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated.
NEW DELHI - An extensive sight-seeing tour of New Delhi would include a visit:-Humayun's Tomb - Built in the mid 16th century by Haji Begum, senior wife of Humayun, the second Mughal emperor, Humayun's Tomb is an early example of Mughal architecture built in Delhi. Qutub Minar - 13 km to the south of Connaught Circus at Lalkote of 8th century Tomor Rajputs, the 72.5 m high Victory Pillar stands as a victory stand of a Muslim King Kutub-ud-din-Aibak in India. A drive along the ceremonial avenue - Rajpath, past the imposing India Gate, Parliament House, the President's Residence, Lotus Temple and would end with a drive through the Diplomatic Enclave. Overnight stay in Delhi hotel.
Day 03 / Delhi - Agra ( By train Dep 0600 Hrs Arr 0810 Hrs )
Pick up from hotel, transfer to New Delhi railway station to board the superfast airconditioned Shatabdi Express train to Agra. Breakfast in the train, Arrive Agra in approx. 02 hours & visit the magnificient Taj Mahal - A white marble Tomb building 1631 - 1648 in Agra, seat of the Mughal Empire by Shah Jahan for his wife, Arjuman Banu Begum, the monument sums up many of the formal themes that have played through Islamic architecture. Its refined elegance is a conspicuous contrast both to the Hindu architecture of pre – Islamic India, with its thick walls, corbelled arches and heavy lintels and to the Indo Islamic styles, in which Hindu elements are combined with an electric assortment of motifs from Persian and Turkish sources. The Agra fort – situated on the banks of Yamuna river, north west of the Taj Mahal, this majestic fort was started by the Emperor Akbar and it developed as a strong hold of the Mughal Empire, under successive generations. This majestic fortness of red sandstone encompasses with in its 2.5 km long endosure walls, the imperial city of the Mughal rulers. It comprises many visionary palaces, such as the Jahagir Palace and the Khas Mahal, built by Shah Jahan, audience halls such as the Dewan I Khas and two very beautiful mosques. Evening free to explore the Agra’s rich heritage of handicrafts in its markets. Overnight stay in Agra hotel.
After leisurely breakfast in Hotel drive to Alwar, enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri. On arrival proceed for sightseeing tour visit Palaces of Alwar, Sariska Tiger Reserve and evening free at leisure. Overnight stay in Alwar hotel.
Day 05 / Alwar - Bharatpur
Morning drive to Bharatpur after breakfast. Deeg excursion, Bird Watching - We travel through Deeg and make a short halt to see the inviting water palaces built by Raja Surajmal Jat. At Bharatpur we extensively visit Keoladeo Ghana National Park till the evening for amazing variety of avifauna found here. Overnight saty in Bharatpur hotel.
Morning drive to Ranthambhore-famous for the wildlife sanctuary which is said to have the India’s friendliest Tigers and also considered to be the best place in the world to photograph the tiger in its natural habitat, also a wonderful place for bird watching, Jungle safari in a Canter (a vehicle which is open on the top) enjoy the game viewing in the national park and back to the hotel. After lunch second visit to jungle and enjoy the game viewing again. Overnight stay in Ranthambhore hotel.
Day 07 / Ranthambhore - Kota
Morning drive to Kota. At Kota we visit the Garh Palace and few other attractions. Evening free at leisure. Overnight stay in Kota hotel.
Reaching the unexplored. Medieval aura - We start out early in the morning to Jhalawar and visit the Jhalarapatan Sun Temple and Gagron Fort. We travel back through Darrah wild life sanctuary & also go to see the Bhensrorgarh fort and Baroli temple ruins. By the night fall we reach the medieval city Bundi and check in. Overnight stay in Hotel.
Day 09 / Bundi - Chittaurgarh
Temple ruins - We keep morning hours for visiting various attractions at Bundi along with the Palaces famed for its murals. While driving to Chittaurgarh we travel through the ancient temples of Bijoliyan and Menal.
The fort of Chittaur - We take a half day sight seeing tour of various attractions of Chittaurgarh and then move out to the Nagda and Eklingji temples. We keep rest of the day for shopping and leisure and evening for cultural entertainment.
Day 11 / Chittaurgarh - Udaipur
Breakfast in Hotel, After breakfast drive to Udaipur and proceed for sight seeing tour of Udaipur. The city is built in 1559 A.D. by Maharaja Udai Singh and has been described as the most romantic spot on the continent of India by Col. James Todd. Visit the City Palace museum, the Jagdish temple, Sahelion Ki Bari ( Queen’s resort for their friends) Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir ( Folk art museum) and the Pratap Memorial. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay in Udaipur.
Unseiged fort, unparalleled Ranakpur temples - At Kumbhalgarh we take sight seeing tour on a horse safari. We visit the enormous fort and palace built by Maharana Kumbha which was never seiged. We also visit the wild life sanctuary, Tribal villages and the Ranakpur Jain Temples. Overnight stay in Kumbhalgarh.
Day 13 / Kumbhalgarh - Mount Abu
The magic of Dilwara - After reaching Mount Abu, we keep the day at leisure. By the evening we visit the incomparable Dilwara Temples and the sunset point. Overnight stay in Mount Abu.
Gateway of Marwar - We reach Jodhpur by noon. After some leisure we visit the Majestic Mehrangarh Fort, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jaswant Thada and the Clock Tower. We take an optional dinner at Umaid Bhawan Palace. Overnight stay in Jodhpur.
Day 15 / Jodhpur
Bishnois - Care for the environment. Osiyan excursion. - From the morning we set out to the Bishnoi's villages to experience their extraordinary life style in the harsh conditions. We also have lunch in one of the Bishnoi houses. We take an excursion to the ancient town of Osiyan where we find some of the most exquisitely carved temples of eighth century. Back at Jodhpur we keep the evening free for shopping. Overnight stay in Jodhpur.
Unfolding the mysteries of the desert - We drive straight to Jaisalmer and keep the day at leisure. By the evening we visit the abandoned haunting village of Kuldhera and take an enjoying camel ride at the golden sand dunes of the Samm by the sunset. Night stay in Jaisalmer.
Day 17 / Jaisalmer
The last Desert Citadel - The whole day we visit the fort with its temples & palaces, the Havelis, the amazing maze of lanes and bylanes, Gadsisar tank, Bada Bagh and Vyas Chhattries. Evening reserved for folk entertainment. Overnight stay in Jaisalmer.
Life in the Desert - We travel through the Kheechan village and spend some time there with migratory cranes. At Bikaner we visit the Junagarh Fort and the Karnimata Temple at Deshnok. We also visit the prestigious camel breeding farm in the evening. Overnight stay in Bikaner.
Day 19 / Bikaner - Mandawa
A Shekhawati town - We drive through the Tal Chhaper Deer Sanctuary and finally reach this cute little town Mandawa. We walk in the town and survey some of beautiful frescoes and the Havelis.
Stunning frescoes - We visit some of the most famous frescoes in Havelis of Dundlod, Laxmangarh, Nawalgarh and Mukundgarh.
Day 21 / Mandawa - Pushkar
The Spiritual Journey - At Pushkar we make a relaxing day by feeling the spiritual essence of the place most of the day. We also visit one & only Brahma Temple in the world. Night stay in Pushkar.
Cultural Extravaganza - We reach the Pink city by noon. By the evening we visit the modern attractions of the city which includes the Birla Temple and the central museum. Late in the evening we go out for Rajasthani dinner, folk music and dance at ethnic village. Night stay in Jaipur.
Day 23 / Jaipur
Breakfast in Hotel, after breakfast proceed for sightseeing, The Amber Fort set in picturesque and rugged hills is a fascinating blend of Mughal Architecture, construct by Raja Mann Singh in 1592 and completed by Swai Jai Singh, the fort is made in red sand stone and white marble. The rugged forbidding exterior belies an inner paradise with a beautiful of art and architecture. Amber Fort is the classic and romantic fort palace with a magnificent aura. City Palace - A delightful blend of Mughal and traditional Rajasthani architecture, the City Palace sprawls over one-seventh of the area in the walled city. It houses the Chandra Mahal, Shri Govind Dev Temple and the City Palace Museum. Jantar Mantar - This is the largest and the best preserved of the five observatories built by Jai Singh II in different parts of the country. This observatory consisting of outsized astronomical instruments is still in use. Hawa Mahal - The ornamental facade of this "Palace of Winds" is a prominent landmark in Jaipur. Their five-storey structures of sandstone plastered pink encrusted with fine trelliswork and elaborate balconies. The palace has 953 niches and windows. Built in 1799 by Pratap Singh, the Mahal was a royal grandstand for the palace women. Night stay in Jaipur.
After leisurely breakfast in the Hotel proceed to Delhi. On arrival transfer to International airport to board onward flight.