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 - Jaipur (about 270 kms / 5-6 hours)
Today you will drive to Jaipur.
Day 04: 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 05: Jaipur - Shekhawati (about 168 km / 3˝ hours)
Morning at leisure. In the afternoon drive to Shekhawati
region. Arrival in Shekhawati in the evening.
Day 06: Shekhawati - Bikaner (about 190 km / 4 hours)
In the morning visit the grand havellis of the Shekhawati
area. After the visit of Shekhawati area you will proceed to
Bikaner. After a short break in Bikaner you will visit the
Junagarh Fort, constructed of red sandstone and marble with
kiosks and balconies embellishing the structure at intervals.
Day 07: Bikaner - Jaisalmer (about 330 km / 6˝ hours)
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 08: 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 09: Jaisalmer - Osian - 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 10: Jodhpur - 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 11: 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 12: Udaipur - Pushkar (about 300 km / 6 hours)
Today you will leave Udaipur and drive to Pushkar. The only
temple of God Brahma is in Pushkar thus making Pushkar an
important pilgrimage city for Hindus. Pushkar has become
famous in the world due to its Pushkar Festival which takes
place in the month of November when the whole of Pushkar is
transformed into a spectacular fair ground where thousands of
pilgrims come to bath in the holy water of Pushkar lake and
the biggest cattle and camel markets take place here where
Farmers, breeders and camel traders buy and sell. (if this
tour takes place during the time of Pushkar Festival then you
will have 2 nights stay in Pushkar instead of one and
therefore the duration of this Tour will be extended for one
more day making it 17 days tour).
Day 13: Pushkar - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra (about 350 km /
Today you will drive 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 14: 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 15: Agra - Delhi (about 200 km / 4 hours)
In the morning, after having breakfast you will drive to
Delhi. Arrival in Delhi in the afternoon. The rest of the day
Day 16: Flight to Home
Around Midnight flight to home destination.
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