Day 1: Arrive Delhi
Arrive Delhi and meet the ITS representative at the arrival hall
and transfer to hotel. Relax & overnight in Delhi.
Day 02: Delhi
Morning tour of Old Delhi: visit the majestic Red Fort, the historical
Chandni Chowk, besides Raj Ghat and Shanti Vana. Afternoon tour
of New Delhi, visit the Rashtrapati Bhawan, the one-time imperial
residence of the British viceroys; the India Gate, a memorial raised
in honour of the Indian soldiers martyred during the Afghan war;
the Laxmi Narayan Temple, built by the Birlas, one of Indias
leading industrial families; Qutab Minar, built by Qutub-ud-din
Aibek of the Slave Dynasty; and the lotus-shaped Bahai Temple. Evening
free at leisure, overnight in Delhi.
Day03: Delhi - Mandawa (275 kms - 5 hours)
Morning drive to Mandawa. Arrive Mandawa and check - in at hotel.
From this hotel you can take a walking tour of the painted houses
in this region belonging to some of the leading business families
of the country. The most famous of them are Ath(8) Haveli Complex
& Poddar Havelis. Evening enjoy cultural programme at the court
yard of the hotel.
Day 04: Mandawa - Bikaner (175 kms - 3 hours)
Morning drive to Bikaner. Arrive Bikaner and check in at
hotel. Afternoon sightseeing tour of Bikaner including The Junagarh
Fort, built by Rai Singh between 1588 and 1593, has a 986-metre-long
wall with 37 bastions. Also visit the government-managed Camel Research
and Breeding Farm is only one of its kinds in Asia. Evening free
to relax, overnight in Bikaner.
Day 05: Bikaner - Jaisalmer (333 kms - 6 hours)
Morning drive to Jaisalmer. Arrive Jaisalmer and check in
at hotel. Evening free to relax, one can visit Gadisar Lake in Jaisalmer,
overnight at the hotel.
Day 06: Jaisalmer
Morning sightseeing tour of Jaisalmer including Golden Fort of 99
bastions, housing a fourth of citys residents. Also visit
Patwon Ki Haveli is one of the most exquisite havelis with a beautifully
latticed façade. Salim Singh Ki Haveli is just three centuries
old, and is still lived in. Its arched roof is held up by well executed
brackets in the form of peacocks, Nathumal Ki Haveli built by two
architect brothers. Early evening take an excursion tour to Sam
Sand Dunes - 45 kms, enroute visit Bada Bagh - Chhatris (Mausoleums)
of Royal Family, ancient temple of Lodurva, Amar & Mool Sagar
Lakes. Arrive Kanoi just 3 kms before Sam Sand Dunes, transfer on
Camels back to enjoy the country side, arrive Sam where you will
enjoy sun set over the dunes. Drive back to Jaisalmer for overnight.
Day 07: Jaisalmer - Manvar (170 kms - 3 hours)
Morning drive to Manvaar. Arrive Manvar and transfer by jeeps to
Manvaar Swiss Tents in the middle of desert. Explore the surroundings
and the village on camel back. Evening enjoy theme dinner with live
folk dance & music. Overnight in the tented camps.
Day 08: Manvar - Jodhpur (110 kms - 2 hours)
Early morning one can take camel safari again, later drive to Jodhpur,
on arrival transfer to hotel. Afternoon take a sight seeing tour
of Jodhpur visit The Mehrangarh Fort situated at an altitude of
about 125 meters is spread over an area of 5 sq. km and has seven
gates. The Jaswant Thada is a white marble memorial built in memory
of Maharaja Jaswant II in 1899. The Umaid Bhawan is a majestic building
that presently functions as a hotel and museum. The Mandore Gardens,
situated about 8 km from Jodhpur, has cenotaphs of the Jodhpur rulers.
The Government Museum and Zoo are located in the pleasant Umaid
Gardens. Evening visit Balsamand Lake & Palace, overnight in
Day 09: Jodhpur - Mount Abu (300 kms - 6 hours)
Morning checkout and drive to Mount Abu, on arrival transfer to
hotel. Later in the day visit sun set point & enjoy boat rides
at Nakki Lake. Overnight in Mount Abu.
Day 10: Mount Abu
Morning sightseeing tour includes visit to Delwara Temples, the
best Jain temples in the country. Gaumukh Temple, Achalgarh Fort,
Toads Rock, Sunset Point, Trevors Tank; Nakki Lake said
to have been carved out by the gods with their nails, is a favorite
spot for boating. Overnight in Mount Abu.
Day 11: Mount Abu - Udaipur (200 kms - 4 hours)
Morning drive to Udaipur. Arrive Udaipur and check in at
hotel. Afternoon free to take a walking tour on your own through
the narrow lanes and back streets of Udaipur up to the Washing Ghats
at the lake Pichola. Visit Lake Palace Hotel in the evening if you
wish to have dinner at the Palace Hotel situated in between Lake
Pichola. Overnight in Udaipur.
Day 12: Udaipur
Morning sightseeing tour of Udaipur visiting The City Palace and
Museum is considered as the largest palace complex in Rajasthan
comprising of Jagdish Temple which was built in 1651 AD, Crystal
Gallery & Durbar Hall all in the vicinity of City Palace Complex.
Later visit Maharana Pratap Memorial it has the bronze statue of
Maharana Pratap, the legendary warrior king of Udaipur. Saheliyon
Ki Bari is a small ornamental garden built in the honour of royal
ladies. Late afternoon enjoy a two hour boat-ride on Lake Pichola
visiting many Ghats (banks) of washing, bathing etc and enjoy excellent
views of the Lake Palace and City Palace. Evening one can visit
Nagda Ruins comprising of Sas Bahu Temple & Eklingji Temples
on the lake Bagel, drive back to Udaipur for overnight.
Day 13: Udaipur - Pushkar (275 kms - 5 hours)
Morning drive to Pushkar. Arrive Pushkar and check in at
hotel. Later visit Pushkar Lake which is believed by the Hindus
to be as old as creation, has been a place of pilgrimage through
the centuries. There are 52 bathing Ghats built around the lake.
Also visit the only temple of Lord Krishna. Pushkar draws thousands
of tourist every year in the month of November to witness the Pushkar
Fair. One can also visit Ajmer to see Taragarh Fort, Adhai Din ka
Jhopda & Shrine of Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti, evening free to
relax, overnight in Pushkar.
Day 14: Pushkar - Samode (180 kms - 3hours)
he old caravan city of Samode locked up in its walls and dominated
by the castle. On arrival transfer to Samode Palace Hotel, later
visit the Palace, the Sheesh Mahal- the hall of mirrors. Late afternoon
take camel cart ride to explore the Samode Fort and the semi desert
village of Samode, evening free to relax at the Palace Hotel, overnight
Day 15: Samode - Jaipur (50 kms - 1 hour)
Morning drive to Jaipur. Arrive Jaipur and transfer to hotel. hotel.
. Afternoon sightseeing tour of Jaipur including, City Palace in
the heart of Jaipur is known for its blend of Rajasthani and Mughal
architecture. Not far away is the Central Museum. Jantar Mantar,
is the largest of the five observatories built by Sawai Jai Singh.
The Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Winds was constructed for the royal
ladies to watch the royal processions without being seen. Evening
visit Sisodia gardens, Galta Temple Complex also known as Valleys
of Monkey, & Birla Temple of White Marble. Overnight in Delhi.
(One can opt for cultural dinner at Chokhi Dhani an ethnic resort
with an ambiance of village, dinner is served here with live folk
dances/ music & other entertainment shows.)
Day 16: Jaipur
Morning Morning excursion to Amber Fort, situated just outside the
city, You can have the unique experience of traveling on elephant
back to and from the top of the hill on which the fort is situated.
Rest of the day is kept free for individual activities or shopping
the most famed markets of Jaipur of handicraft, gems & fabrics.
Evening if you wish you can visit Nahargarh Fort to see it illuminated
by flood lights. Overnight in Jaipur.
Day 17: Jaipur - Agra (230 kms - 5 hours)
Morning checkout & drive to Agra enroute visit the old Mughal
dynasty at Fatehpur Sikri, visit Panch (five) Mahal, Buland Darwaza
(Mighty Gate), and Shrine of Shaikh Salim Chisti. Later drive to
Agra, on arrival transfer to hotel. Evening visit the grand Taj
Mahal to see it over the sun set. one can also visit the famous
inlay work handicraft market of Agra. Overnight in Agra.
Day 18: Agra - Delhi (200 kms - 4 hours)
Early morning one can visit the Taj Mahal to see it over the Sunrise,
after breakfast checkout and proceed for the city sightseeing tour
visiting The Taj Mahal, .n the morning enjoy a tour of the other
monuments in Agra. The Agra Fort (also called the Red Fort) makes
an interesting sight. The fort retains the irregular outline of
the demolished mud-wall fort of the Lodi's. The Tomb of Itmad-Ud-Daula
is located in a walled garden overlooking the Yamuna. Akbars
tomb at Sikandra, located in a large walled garden on the road to
Delhi, is a magnificent gateway covered with floral and geometrical
arabesque decoration in white and colored marble with four elegant
minarets. Later in the day drive to Delhi, on arrival transfer to
hotel, relax & overnight in Delhi.
Day 19: Delhi - Back home.
In time transfer to airport to board the flight back home with royal
memories of Land called Rajasthan.