Day 01 / Arrival
Arrive Delhi , Meet assist at the airport & transfer to hotel.
Day 02 / Delhi
After breakfast proceed for sightseeing tour of Old & New Delhi
OLD DELHI - A sight-seeing tour of Old Delhi would entail
visiting the Raj Ghat - the memorial site where Mahatma Gandhi
was cremated; Jama Masjid - the largest mosque in India.
NEW DELHI - An extensive sight-seeing tour of New Delhi would
include a visit to the Humayun's Tomb, the Qutub Minar, a drive
along the ceremonial avenue - Rajpath, past the imposing India
Gate, Parliament House, the President's Residence and would end
with a drive through the Diplomatic Enclave. Overnight stay in
Day 03 Delhi / Mandawa :
Morning drive to mandawa. Rest of the day visit Shekhavati
villages of Dundlod, Mandawa, etc. Mandawa was founded in 1755
by Thakur Nawal Singh and is still the home of his descendants.
Mandawa houses a collection of armories, costumes of ancestors,
canons from 1820, ancient coins, numismatic collection and many
other interesting items preserved in a museum. The whole area of
Shekhavati has beautiful frescoes, havelis & mansions and is
called the open air gallery.
Overnight stay in Mandawa.
Day 04 Mandawa / Bikaner :
Morning drive to Bikaner, on arrival check in hotel. Afternoon
tour of this desert city. Bikaner is bolstered by imposing walls
and has a 16th century fort housing old palaces, temples and a
mosque. Founded by Raja Rai Singh, the fort is distinguished by
its long range of 37 pavilions, a line of balconies and aerial
windows of varying designs. An enormous arched doorway leads to
the Joramal Temple. Tha royal chapel is Har Mandir where royal
weddings and births were once celebrated.
Overnight stay in Bikaner.
Day 05 Bikaner / Jaisalmer :
Morning drive to Jaisalmer. Rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight stay in Jaisalmer.
Day 06 Jaisalmer :
Morning visit to Jaisalmer. Visit the Fort, bazars and the old
mansions known as “havelis”. People still live in these ancient
buildings dated 12th to 15th century. Every house has exquisite
carvings and filigreed work. Overnight Jaisalmer.
Day 07 Jaisalmer / Jodhpur :
Morning drive to Jodhpur, on arrival check in hotel.
Afternoon visit to Meharangarh Fort, situated on a low sandstone
Hill, including Moti-Mahal and Phool Mahal. Also visit Jaswant
Thada, an imposing Marble Memorium built in 1899 and the museum
located in Umaid Public Gardens. Overnight stay in Jodhpur.
Day 08 Jodhpur / Udaipur :
Morning drive to Udaipur visiting Ranakpur Temples enroute.
Ranakpur – 98 kms from Udaipur. The Jain Temples built in the
15th century are situated in the lovely valley of the Aravalis.
Its surrounding is quiet and picturesque. Ranakpur has grand
structures and beautiful sculpture. There are 1444 pillars in
the temple and none of them are similar. The magic of light &
shade is really awe inspiring. Surya Temple ande other Jain
Temples are side attractions. Overnight stay in Udaipur.
Day 09 Udaipur :
Morning tour to Udaipur. Visit the city palace, Jagdish Temple,
drive around Fatehsagar Lake, Sahelion ki bari (Queen’s resort
for her friends) and Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir (Folk Art Museum).
Afternoon free. Overnight stay in Udaipur.
Day 10 Udaipur / Pushkar :
Morning drive to Ajmer / Pushkar, on arrival check in hotel.
Afternoon visit the Tomb of the Sufi Saint, Khwaja Moinuddin
Chisti, the Dargah Sharif. The city was founded by the Chauhan
ruler, Aiaipal, during the 11th century & is dominated by the
Taragarh Fort built by Prithviraj Chauhan. In Pushkar, visit the
holy lake and also the famous Brahma Temple. Pushkar is one of
the holiest places for Hindus. Overnight stay in Pushkar.
Day 11 Pushkar / Jaipur :
Morning drive to Jaipur, on arrival check in hotel. Afternoon
tour of Jaipur. Jaipur – the capital of Rajasthan was given a
colour coat of pink a century ago in honour of a visiting
Prince. Built by Maharaja Jai Singh, the notable astronomer,
this city is 260 years old. Visit Maharaja’s City Palace, the
Observatory & Ram Niwas Gardens. Drive past Hawa Mahal & through
the pink residential & business areas. Overnight stay in Jaipur.
Day 12 Jaipur :
In morning visit the Amber Fort of Jaipur – the ancient capital
of the State. Visit the Sheesh Mahal or the Hall of Victory
glittering with mirrors. Overnight stay in Jaipur.
Day 13 Jaipur / Agra
Morning drive to Agra visiting Fatehpur Sikri enroute. Fatehpur
Sikri is 40 kms from Agra and built by Emperor Akbar in 1569 and
abandoned after 15 years due to scarcity of water. See the
graceful buildings including the Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim
Chisti, Panch Mahal and other Palaces. On arrival check in.
Afternoon visit the Agra Fort containing the Pearl Mosque, the
Halls of Public and Private Audience. Also the Tomb of
Itmad-ud-built by Empress Noorjehan in memory of her
father. Taj Mahal is closed on Fridays. Overnight stay in Agra.
Day 14 Agra / Delhi
Morning visit to the world famous Taj Mahal built by the Mughal
Emperor Shahjehan in 1630 for his Queen Mumtaz Mahal to enshrine
her mortal remains. Later drive to Delhi, and transfer to the airport to board the flight for onward journey.