01: Flight to India (New Delhi)
Around midnight arrival in
New Delhi. The cosmopolitan
city and capital of
India is the main gateway for travellers.
Upon arrival, you will be met by an Indo Vacations representative and transferred
to the hotel.
02: New Delhi
The whole day is at leisure to have sightseeing
in New Delhi or for relaxation.
03: New Delhi - Jodhpur
In the morning drive from New Delhi to
Jodhpur. The city
was once the capital of the princely state of Marwar (Land
of death). Jodhpur is the second largest city in
Jodhpur is also known as the blue city as most of the
houses of the old city are painted blue. The old city
is surrounded by a huge 10 km long wall, which has 101
bastions and seven gates. Jodhpur lies on the once strategic
Delhi-Gujarat trading route and the Marwaris get benefited
from the passing traffic of opium, copper, silk that was
traded to China. We 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. We also visit the
Thada, a royal cenotaph built in white marble. After the
sightseeing we have a walk through the Bazaars of Jodhpur.
04: Jodhpur - Ranakpur
After breakfast drive to
Ranakpur from Jodhpur. Ranakpur
is known for its superbly carved marble
An enormous basement of this temple covers 48,000 sq.
feet. There are four subsidiary shrines, twenty-four pillared
halls. The total number of columns is 1,444, all of which
are intricately carved, no two being alike. The Ranakpur
Jain Temples were built during the 15th century.
05: Ranakpur - Kotri
After having breakfast, from Ranakpur we will start our
first horse safari. We will have horse safari to village
Kotri. Enroute we stop at Barkana. After lunch resume
the horse ride to Kotri. By the evening arrive at Kotri.
06: Kotri - Hemawas
In the morning after having breakfast we start horse ride
to Hemawas. In the way we pass through many small village
settlements. On arrival in Hemawas relax for a while.
Spend the rest of the day at leisure and explore the surrounding
07: Hemawas - Rohet
In the morning after having breakfast we ride on horses
towards Rohet. In the afternoon arrive in Rohet. Spend
the rest of the day at leisure.
08: Rohet - Kharwa
After breakfast drive to Kharwa, which is famous for tomato
cultivation. It also boasts of a big artificial lake and
an enchanting fort. In the afternoon arrive in Kharwa.
In the evening we will visit the
09: Kharwa - Pushkar
In the morning after having breakfast start horse ride
Pushkar, the conclusion point of horse safari
trip. Pushkar being one of the most religious places for
Hindus has the atmosphere of an ancient religious town.
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
Pushkar lake and the biggest cattle and camel markets
take place here where farmers, breeders and camel traders
buy and sell. We will visit the temple and lake.
10: Pushkar - Jaipur (about 131
After breakfast we leave the holy city of Pushkar and
drive towards the Pink City
Jaipur. This city owes its
name, foundations and careful planning to the great warrior
and astronomer, Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II. Jaipur is
the capital of Rajasthan and famous for its handicrafts
and precious and semiprecious stones. After a break in
Jaipur we visit the
City palace, which
is still the formal residence of the royal family, built
in a blend of the Rajasthani and Mughal
In the museum of the city palace we visit the private
collection of the Jaipur Maharajas. We continue to
Mantar, a stone observatory, and the largest of Jai Singh's
five remarkable observatories. Its complex instruments
reveal us the secrets of medieval Indian astronomy.
Day 11: Jaipur
After breakfast we drive to the ancient capital of
laying 11 km. away from Jaipur. Amber was the ancient
capital of Kachhawaha dynasty for 6 centuries before it
was moved to newly created Jaipur. We will ascend to the
Palace Fortress on the back of an Elephant. Enroute to
Amber we will visit the
Hawa Mahal (Palace of the Winds),
built in 1799 AD, it contains 953 small casements with
each having its own balcony. The windows enabled cool
air to circulate and the ladies to watch processions below
without being seen. In the afternoon we have a walk through
the colourful Bazaars of Jaipur and visit a factory to
see the famous block printing work being done since centuries
in Jaipur. In the evening we drive through the new city
of Jaipur and visit "Laxmi Narayan Mandir",
a Hindu temple made out of white marble. We might have
an opportunity here to observe a prayer ceremony. Today we have dinner
with a presentation of Indian music and dance.
12: Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri -
Agra (about 260 km)
Today we leave Rajasthan, the biggest state in India and
drive through a series of fields, small towns and villages
in direction of Agra. Enroute we 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. In the evening we will arrive in
Agra. Evening free for leisure.
Today we start our sightseeing by a visit to the
Fort, built by three of the greatest Mughal emperors.
The construction of this massive structure began in 1565
under Akbar's reign and continued till the time of his
grandson's reign, Shah Jahan who built the impressive imperial
quarters and mosque. After the visit of Agra Fort we proceed
to visit the most beautiful monument of India, the
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 14th child.
We spend enough time at Taj Mahal to take this impressive
memory home. After the visit of Taj Mahal we have a look
at the famous fine marble inlay work, which is still being
done in Agra by the descendants of the families of builders
and artists of the Taj Mahal.
14: Agra - New Delhi (about 200
In the morning, after having our breakfast we will drive to
New Delhi. In the afternoon we will arrive in New Delhi. Rest
of the day free for leisure.
15: New Delhi
Around midnight flight to home destination.
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Accommodation in double rooms on twin sharing basis with bath and WC
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Ride in Amber.
One Dinner will be with a presentation of Indian music and
dance in Jaipur.
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