Day 01 : Arrival
Arrive late night at New Delhi International airport and
Transfer to Hotel, Over night stay in Hotel
Day 02: Delhi -
Morning, drive to Mandawa. On arrival check in at your
hotel. Later visit Mandawa town, founded 1755 by Thakur Nawal
Singh and still the home of his descendants, has beautiful frescoes,
havelis and mansions. Mandawa castle one of the finest castles
of Rajasthan, is now a hotel and house of collection of
armories, costumes of ancestors, canons from 1820 ancient coins,
numismatic collection and many other interesting items,
preserved in a museum. Night stay at your hotel.
Day 03: Mandawa - Bikaner
Morning drive to the Bikaner - city of the best breed camels
in the world. On arrival check-in at your hotel.
Visit the Camel
Breeding farms, Junagarh Fort, Lallgarh Palace, Fort Museum and
the remarkable Bhandasar Jain temples. The magnificent palace is
fabricated in red sandstone and marble is embellished with
mirror work, exquisite carvings and paintings, definitely a
worth visiting sight. In the evening you are free to wander in
the busy market area. Night stay at your hotel.
Day 04 : Bikaner - Jaisalmer
Early morning drive to Jaisalmer –
of Golden Deserts in
your exclusive vehicle. On arrival transfer on camels to desert
Place in a village outside Jaisalmer to spend your day in rustic
desert atmosphere and enjoy dance and some cultural activities
under the tinkling stars. Night Stay in Tented Accommodation.
Day 05 : Jaisalmer
In the morning drive to Jaisalmer city. On arrival, check in
into your hotel room. After having a leisurely breakfast move
out for sightseeing of one of the oldest forts of Rajasthan
"Golden Fort", Gadisar Lake followed by a walking tour to admire
the excellent stone carving work on Havelies in the town. Visit
the Patwon Ki Haveli ( Mansion) and Salim singh Ki Haveli, with
their carved balconies and brackets which are supreme examples
of the art. Overnight in your hotel.
Day 06 : Jaisalmer - Jodhpur
After breakfast proceed for Jodhpur. On
at your hotel. Move out for a sightseeing tour of the city.
Visit the grandeur of the Umaid Bhawan Palace, Mehrangarh fort
and Jaswant Thada and Clock Tower. Evenings at leisure, walk
along the flourishing spice market here, you are left fascinated
by the aroma of the opulent variety of spices. Night stay at
Day 07 : Jodhpur
Morning drive to Pushkar and enroute after stopping at Ajmer and
Dargah reach Pushkar and check into your hotel. Pushkar is best
known for its Brahma Temple built in the 14th century standing
on a high
platform near Pushkar Lake. This is the only temple in the world
where Lord Brahma - Creator of the Universe, is worshipped.
While Pushkar is a city of pilgrimage with over 500 temples and
ghats, it is also famous for its annual Camel Fair, held during
October/November. Visit temples and stay overnight at hotel.
Day 8 : Pushkar - Jaipur - Local Sightseeing
Breakfast at hotel. Check out
from hotel and drive back to Jaipur. 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 and ever
since, it has retained this colour. 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 rose residential &
business areas. Overnight Jaipur.
Day 09 : Jaipur
Morning visit Hawa Mahal, after visit Amber Fort with an
Elephant ride( at extra cost subject to availability) till the
main entrance of the fort. Amber Fort was the ancient capital of
the State. After photo stop at Jal Mahal, Visit Maharaja's City
Palace, the Observatory Visit the Sheesh Mahal or the Hall of
Victory glittering with mirrors. Evening free for shopping on
own. Return to hotel for the overnight stay.
Day 10 Jaipur - Agra Via Fatehpur Sikri (240km - 5 hrs)
After breakfast check out
from hotel and drive to Agra en route visit Fatehpur Sikri, On
arrival check in at hotel. Proceed for sightseeing visiting the
world famous Taj Mahal built by the Moghul Emperor Shahjehan in
1630 for his Queen Mumtaz Mahal to enshrine her mortal remains.
If time permits later visit the Agra Fort containing the Pearl
Mosque, the Halls of Public and Private Audience. Return back to
the Hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 11 Agra - Delhi (225 kms - 5 hrs)
Visit the Taj Mahal, symbol of eternal love; which stands on the
banks of River Yamuna.It was built by the 5th Mughal emperor
Shah Jahan, with construction beginning in the year 1632, in
memory of his wife, Mumtaz Mahal. Later, visit Agra Fort, taken
over from the Lodhis by the Mughal Emperor Akbar in the late
16th century. Finally visit the tomb of Akbar the Great located
in Sikandra, a suburb of Agra.
Day 12 Delhi – Local Sightseeing - Departure
Breakfast at hotel. Check out from hotel. Visit to Qutab
Minar, Himayun Tomb and Lotus Temple. In time at Delhi Airport
for onward Journey.