Day 01: Jodhpur (Arrival)
In the morning arrive at Jodhpur airport or railway station.
Upon arrival in Jodhpur you will be met by our representative
and transferred to the hotel. In the afternoon have
sightseeing in Jodhpur. You will visit the Mehrangarh Fort
(majestic fort). Mehrangarh Fort was built on a steep hill and
is among the best in India with exquisitely latticed windows
within the residential apartments. You will also visit the
Jaswant Thada, a royal cenotaph built in white marble. After
the sightseeing you will have a walk through the Bazaars of
Day 02: Jodhpur - Jaisalmer (about 290 km / 6 hours)
After having breakfast drive to Jaisalmer. Arrive in Jaisalmer
in the evening. Rest of the day at leisure.
Day 03: Jaisalmer
Today you will have a walk through the old city and visit the
fort and the Jain temple. In the afternoon you will drive
around 40 km away from Jaisalmer to Sam dunes where you will
enjoy the sunset before driving back to Jaisalmer.
Day 04: Jaisalmer - Bikaner (about 330 km / 6˝ hours)
After breakfast drive to Bikaner. In Bikaner you will visit
the Junagarh Fort constructed of red sandstone and marble with
kiosks and balconies embellishing the structure at intervals.
Day 05: Bikaner - Mandawa (about 190 km / 4 hours)
After breakfast you will proceed to Mandawa. In the evening
visit havellis. The havellis are mansions, elaborately and
attractively decorated with a strong main entrance. The walls
are often covered with murals, local legends and religious
scenes from Hindu mythology.
Day 06: Mandawa - Jaipur (about 168 km / 3˝ hours)
Today you will drive to Jaipur.
Day 07: Jaipur
After having breakfast you will drive to Amber which is about
11 km from Jaipur. Amber was the ancient capital of Kachhawaha
dynasty for 6 centuries before it was moved to newly created
Jaipur. Here you will ascend to the Palace Fortress on the
back of an Elephant. Enroute to Amber you will visit the Hawa
Mahal (Palace of the Winds), built in 1799 AD, it contains 953
small casements with each having its own balcony. In the
afternoon you will visit the City Palace which is still the
formal residence of the royal family, built in a blend of the
Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. In the museum of the city
palace we visit the private collection of the Jaipur
Maharajas. Then you will have a walk through the colourful
Bazaar of Jaipur and visit a factory to see the famous block
printing work being done since centuries in Jaipur. Later
visit Jantar Mantar, a stone observatory, the largest of Jai
Singh's five remarkable observatories. In the evening you will
drive through the new city of Jaipur and visit “Laxmi Narayan
Mandir”, a Hindu temple made out of white marble.
Day 08: Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra (about 260 km /
Today you will drive through a series of fields, small towns
and villages to Agra. Enroute you will make a stop and visit
Fatehpur Sikri, which was once an imperial capital frozen in
time, constructed by Akbar the Great in the 16th century. This
wonderful city constructed by red sand stones was abandoned as
abruptly as it had been built. It has been generally stated
that it was due to failing in the water supply. Late evening
arrival in Agra.
Day 09: Agra
Today, you will start your sightseeing by a visit to the Agra
Fort, built by three of the greatest Mughal emperors. After
the visit of Agra Fort you will proceed to visit the most
beautiful monument of India, the Taj Mahal, an enduring
monument to love, with a continually fulfilling beauty. It was
built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan between 1631-52, as a
tomb and memorial to his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal (Jewel of
the Palace), who died at the age of 39 giving birth to her
Day 10: Agra - Delhi (about 200 km / 4 hours)
In the morning, after having the breakfast drive to Delhi.
Arrival in Delhi in the afternoon. In the afternoon you will
have sightseeing in Old Delhi. You will have a Rickshaw Ride
parallel to the Red Fort through the old city and famous Silk
Road and Silver Bazaar. Sightseeing of Old Delhi includes
Rajghat, Jama Masjid, Humayun Tomb and Qutub Minar. Before you
will proceed to the hotel you will drive through New Delhi
where you will visit the India Gate, Government Buildings and
Day 11: Delhi (Departure)
In the night drive to airport or railway station for the
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