Day 01: Delhi (Arrival)
Around midnight arrive in Delhi. Upon arrival, you will be met
by our representative and transferred to the hotel.
Day 02: Delhi
This morning is at leisure. Afternoon 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 Embassies.
Day 03: Delhi - Shekhawati (about 270 km / 5-6 hours)
Today you will drive to Shekhawati. Arrive in Shekhawati in
Day 04: Shekhawati - Bikaner (about 190 km / 4 hours)
In the morning we visit the grand havellis of the Shekhawati
area and proceed to Bikaner. After the visit of Shekhawati
area you will proceed to Bikaner.
Day 05: Bikaner - Jaisalmer (about 330 km / 6½ hours)
After the breakfast you will visit the Junagarh Fort
(1571-1611 AD) constructed of red sandstone and marble with
kiosks and balconies embellishing the structure at intervals.
Today you will drive through the desert and proceed for
Jaisalmer. Very often one can see along the road to Jaisalmer
some of the antelopes of this region. Blackbuck and fast
running Chinkara are the most common among them. Arrive in
Jaisalmer in the late evening.
Day 06: Jaisalmer
Today you will have sightseeing in Jaisalmer. There you will
have a walk through the old city and visit the carved havellis,
fort, Jain temple and Gadisar Lake. In the afternoon you will
drive around 40 km. away from Jaisalmer to Sam dunes where you
will enjoy the sunset before you will drive back to Jaisalmer.
Day 07: Jaisalmer - Jodhpur (about 290 km /
Early morning drive to Jodhpur via Osian. Osian is a great
centre of Hindu and Jain religions. The oldest Temple here was
constructed in 1178 AD. 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 in residential apartments within. 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 Jodhpur.
Day 08: Jodhpur - Luni (about 35 km / 1 hour)
Today you will drive to Luni. Overnight stay in the Fort
Chanwa in Luni.
Day 09: Luni - Ranakpur - Udaipur (about 260 km /
In the morning drive to Udaipur. Enroute you will visit
Ranakpur Jain Temples. Arrive in Udaipur by the evening. Rest
of the day at leisure.
Day 10: Udaipur
Today you will start your sightseeing with the visit of
Sahelion-Ki-Bari. This Garden of the Maids of Honour is well
laid out with extensive lawns and shady walks. After the visit
of Garden of Maids you will visit a Museum of folk art. After
a break you will visit the City Palace, the biggest Palace in
India, where 4 generations of Maharajas added their
contribution. The museum of the palace includes the beautiful
peacock mosaic and miniature wall paintings of Indian
mythology. Today you will have an opportunity to visit a
traditional painting school and see the famous miniature
paintings done. In the evening you will have a Boat ride on
the lake Pichola.
Day 11: Udaipur - Delhi (by air)
In the morning take a flight to Delhi. Arrival in Delhi in the
afternoon and transfer to the hotel.
Day 12: Flight to Home Destination
Around midnight flight to home destination.
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