Duration : 16 Nights / 17 Days
Destinations : Delhi / Mandawa / Bikaner/ Khimsar / Jaisalmer /
Jodhpur / Luni or Rohet / Ranakpur / Udaipur / Deogarh / Samode
/ Jaipur / Agra / Delhi
||Day 01 Arrival Delhi
On arrival traditional welcome & transfer to hotel. Rest of
the time free at leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02 Delhi
After breakfast full day combined city tour of Delhi, a melting
pot of cultures and traditions, religions and castes, visiting
India Gate, President House (From Outside) Humayun's Tomb, Qutab
Minar, Jama Masjid, Rajghat & Red Fort (from outside).
Overnight at hotel.
Day 03 Delhi - Mandawa (260/5 kms)
breakfast drive to Mandawa, known throughout for its wonderful
castle and magnificent havelis, Mandawa gives the impression of
living in the bygone era. Upon arrival check into hotel.
Overnight at hotel.
Day 04 Mandawa - Bikaner (205/3.3 Kms)
After breakfast visiting Chowkhani Haveli, Gulab Rai Ladia
Haveli, Lakshmi Narayan Ladia Haveli and Mohahanlal Saraf
Haveli. Later drive to Bikaner the old city is encircled by a
seven-km-long city wall with fine entrance gates, constructed in
the 18th century. The city is mainly interesting for the superb
large fort and palace, built of the same reddish-pink sandstone
as Jaipur's famous buildings. Upon arrival check into hotel.
Overnight at hotel.
Day 05 Bikaner - Khimsar (150/3 Kms)
after breakfast half-day city tour of Bikaner visit to Junagarh
Fort, Museum & Lallgarh Palace. Later drive to Khimsar,
famous for its Fort. It was originally built as protection, was
later used by the royal family as the residence in the 18th
century. Upon arrival check in at Khimsar Fort. Rest of the time
free at leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Day 06 Khimsar - Jaisalmer (350/7 Kms)
After breakfast drive to Jaisalmer Founded by Rawal Jaisal in
1156 A.D., the remote location of Jaisalmer kept it almost
untouched by outside influences, even during the days of the
Raj. Jaisalmer is a marvel of beautiful culture and harsh
climatic conditions, together amounting to a memorable
experience. Upon arrival check into hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 07 Jaisalmer
Morning after breakfast half-day city tour to visit Jaisalmer
Fort, Havelis (Patwon-ki-Haveli, Salim Singh-ki-Haveli), Gadi
Sagar & Museum. Afternoon return back to hotel & around
1600 Hrs again start Excursion to Sam Sand Dunes where you will
enjoy an hours Camel Ride to see the sun set, return back to
hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 08 Jaisalmer - Jodhpur (290/5 Kms)
After breakfast drive to Jodhpur city at the edge of the Thar
desert was once the capital of the Marwar state. It was founded
in 1459 A.D. by Rao Jodha-chief of the Rathore clan of Rajput.
In Jodhpur; the genius of its sculptors comes to life in its
exquisite palaces, forts, temples and Havelis, which stand as a
testimony to the imperial grandeur. Upon arrival check into
hotel. In the afternoon half-day city tour of Jodhpur to visit
Mehrangarh Fort and Jaswant Thada. Overnight at hotel.
Day 09 Jodhpur - Rohet (110/3 Kms)
After breakfast drive to Rohetgarh -. Past centuries come to
life at the historic boundary walls of Rohet - the fortified
desert home of the descendents of the 16th century Rathore of
Champawat clan. A home, where, inspite of the inroads of
modernity, aristocratic norms are still revered and where on
can, even today, experience the famed warm and courteous Rajput
hospitality. Frescoes on the tall gateway, brightly painted in
the traditional style herald the entry into the portico
decorated with the artifacts and trophies of many years. An
interesting village safari is one of the highlights to visit
Rohet Garh. Overnight at hotel.
Day 10 Rohet - Ranakpur - Udaipur (260/5 Kms)
breakfast drive to Udaipur, enroute visit Ranakpur temples.
Continue on to Udaipur, situated in the state of Rajasthan,
means the 'City of Sunrise' have manifold attractions like
imposing marble palaces, enchanting cool lakes, luxurious green
gardens, and old temples. It has so many lakes and palaces that
it is often called as the 'City of Lakes and Palaces'. Upon
arrival check-in at hotel. Rest of the time free at leisure.
Overnight at hotel.
Day 11 Udaipur
After breakfast half-day city tour of Udaipur visit Jagdish
Temple, Maharana Jagat Singh built the Jagdish temple, which is
in the centre of the old town and to the north of city palace,
in 1651. This temple is dedicated to God Vishnu and has a shrine
with a black stone image of lord Vishnu as Jagannath (Lord of
the universe), City palace & Museums and Saheliyon ki Bari
or Garden of the Maids of Honour, is in the north of the city.
This small ornamental garden has fountains, kiosks, marble
elephants and delightful lotus pool. Rest of the time free at
leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Day 12 Udaipur - Deogarh (120/2 Kms)
breakfast drive to Deogarh, the Deogarh fort, now converted in
to Heritage Hotel property, is the life line of the Deogarh
village today. This 17th century imposing and magnificent fort
located high up on a hillock, a relic of medieval Rajasthan,
with small domes, windows, jharokhas and gateways flanked by
great wooden doors and towers, has been known as one of the old
Thikanas of Mewar. It is surrounded by the history of Rana
Pratap and the battle of Haldighati, upon arrival check into
hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 13 Deogarh - Samode Jaipur (330/7 50/1.5 Kms)
breakfast drive to Samode was a flourishing state of the
Nathawat clan from Chomu, a branch of the house of Amber and was
among the wealthiest territories of the Amber kingdom. The
palace is the perfect example of Rajput-Mughal architecture and
is built over a small hillock and planned in a progression of
courtyards of increasing height. The extravagantly decorated
Durbar Hall and the Sheesh Mahal are the prime attractions of
this fabulous palace. Continue onto Jaipur, the vibrant capital
of Rajasthan is popularly known as 'The Pink City' for the
colour of the buildings in its wonderful old city. This Buzzing
metropolis is certainly a place of wild contrasts and is a feast
for the eyes. Upon arrival check-in at hotel.
Day 14 Jaipur
after Breakfast visit Amer Fort & enjoy ride on a
caparisoned elephant up to the Amber Fort established in the
16th century by Raja Man Singh of the Kachwaha dynasty. Within
the Amber Fort are ornate palaces, courts, stairways, pillared
pavilions & palaces & drive past the stunning artistry
of the five-story façade of the Hawa Mahal. Afternoon
visit the City Palace, the museum houses textiles, arms,
carpets, paintings and manuscripts and other artistic
paraphernalia & Astronomical observatory, built by Maharaja
Jai Singh the founder of Jaipur, also visit Observatory &
pass through Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds). Evening free &
Overnight at Hotel.
Day 15 Jaipur - Agra (235/5 Kms)
breakfast drive to Agra enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri,
constructed by Akbar in 1569 to honor Sufi saint Salim Chisti.
Akbar's court occupied this city till it was abandoned due to
non-availability of water but still in a state of perfect
preservation. Continue on to Agra, situated on the west bank of
River Yamuna, Agra was once the flourishing capital of the
Muslim rulers of India. There is more to Agra than only the Taj,
not only other huge edifices that dot the town, but also
something to satisfy the connoisseur for good things in life.
Agra is the birth place of the Tandoor cuisine that is famous
all over the world, upon arrival check into hotel. Overnight at
Day 16 Agra
breakfast half day city tour of Agra visiting. world famous Taj
Mahal- (closed on Fridays) built by Mughal emperor Shahjahan in
the memory of his beautiful wife Mumtaj. Continue onto Agra
Fort-built by Mughal emperor Akbar to commemorate his victory in
war. Rest of the time free at leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Day 17 Agra - Delhi - Onward destination (265 / 4.3 Kms)
After breakfast time free at leisure. Later drive to Delhi,
upon arrival directly transfer to International Airport &
free till connect flight to onward destination. (DEPART)