Day 01: Delhi
Around midnight arrive in Delhi. Upon arrival, you will be met
by our representative and transferred to the hotel.
Day 02: Delhi - Agra (about 180 km)
This morning 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. After having sightseeing we drive to Agra. Arrival in
Agra in the evening.
Day 03: 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 04: Agra - Jaipur (about 260 km)
Today you will drive to the Pink City, Jaipur.
Day 05: 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 06: Jaipur - Pushkar (about 145 km)
In the morning after having breakfast drive to Pushkar, an
ancient religious town. Pushkar is one of the most religious
places for Hindus. 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. In Pushkar after having a small break you will
visit the temple of God Brahma and visit the Pushkar Lake.
Day 07: Pushkar - Udaipur (about 301 km)
After having breakfast drive to Udaipur. Arrive in Udaipur by
the evening. Rest of the day at leisure.
Day 08: 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 09: Udaipur - Jodhpur (about 275 km)
In the morning drive to Jodhpur. Enroute you will visit
Ranakpur Jain Temples. Arrive in Jodhpur by the evening. Rest
of the day at leisure.
Day 10: Jodhpur - Jaisalmer (about 290 km)
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. Later
proceed for Jaisalmer via Osian. Osian is a great centre of
Hindu and Jain religions. After visiting Osian, proceed
further for Jaisalmer.
Day 11: 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 12: Jaisalmer - Bikaner (about 330 km)
Today early morning you will drive through the desert and
proceed for 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
Day 13: Bikaner - Mandawa (about 190 km)
After having breakfast you will drive to Mandawa (Shekhawati
region). Arrival in Shekhawati in the evening.
Day 14: Mandawa - Delhi (about 270 km)
In the morning you will visit the grand havellis of the
Mandawa (Shekhawati) area. After the visit of Shekhawati area
you will proceed to Delhi.
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