Duration: 18 Nights / 19 Days
Delhi – Agra – Jaipur – Pushkar – Ajmer – Chittaurgarh – Udaipur – Jodhpur – Jaisalmer – Bikaner – Mandawa – Delhi
Day 01: Arrive Delhi
Arrive Delhi meet & assistance at the airport. Later transfer to the hotel. Night stay in Delhi
Day 02: Delhi
This morning after breakfast first you will visit old Delhi. The Raj Ghat, Red fort & Jama Masjid are important places to visit, you may also visit Chandni Chowk, spice market etc. Later on proceed to visit the New Delhi. The Qutub Minar, tallest stone tower in India, imposing India Gate and the Rastrapathi Bhawan, Laxmi Narayan Temple, Lotus Temple and, newly built Akshardham temple are of much significance. By evening return to your hotel for overnight stay.
Day 03: Delhi to Agra
This morning after breakfast you will drive to Mughal city Agra and check into your hotel. Enroot you may also visit Mathura-the birth place of Lord Krishana. This afternoon visit the Agra fort, built by the great Emperor Akbar, and the famous Taj Mahal-the symbol of love, built by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. You may also visit Dayal Bagh. By evening return to your hotel for overnight stay.
Day 04: Agra to Jaipur
This morning after breakfast you will drive to the pink city of Jaipur, enroot you will visit the Fatehpur Sikri, the deserted red sandstone city built by the Mughal Emperor Akbar. On arrival check into your hotel and rest of the day is at leisure. Here you will enjoy the folk dances and witness a really different colour of Rajasthan. By evening return to your hotel for overnight stay.
Day 05: Jaipur
This morning after breakfast visit the Amber fort, built in 16th century, enjoy an elephant ride at Amber. Drive past the Hawa Mahal-a Palace of winds. In the afternoon you will visit the city palace and museum, walk to adjacent Jantar Mantar an astronomical observatory. Rest of the evening is at leisure. Stay overnight at hotel in Jaipur.
Day 06: Jaipur to Pushkar
This morning after breakfast you will be transferred to the holy city Pushkar. This afternoon you will visit, The Man Mahal, The Brahama Temple-It is the only temple in India dedicated to Lord Brahma. The temple is marked by a red spire and over the entrance gateway, is a beautiful statue of a Hans or goose – the celestial of Lord Brahma. Overnight at hotel.
Day 07: Pushkar to Ajmer-Dargah Khwaja Sahib & Drive to Chittaurgarh
This morning after breakfast visit the Dargah Khwaja Sahib, one of the holiest Muslim shrines in the country. Thereafter proceed to Chittaurgarh. The city of battles lost and won for Love and Land. Rest of the day is at your leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Day 08: Chittaurgarh City Tour
This morning after breakfast visit Chittaurgarh Fort singled out for its glorious history of battles and beauty. A tour to the glorious fort of Chittaurgarh is an unforgettable experience. As you drive on the 13 square kms fort visit Palace of Queen Padmini, Peace and Victory Towers and witness several temples dedicated to Lord Shiva, now leis in state of ruins. Overnight at hotel.
Day 09: Chittaurgarh to Udaipur
This morning you will be transferred by road to Udaipur. 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 one of the fine downtown restaurants for an optional dinner. Overnight at hotel.
Day 10: Udaipur City Tour
Today explore this beautiful city visiting The City Palace and Museum, it is considered as the largest palace complex in Rajasthan. Pratap Memorial has the bronze statue of Maharana Pratap, the legendary warrior king of Udaipur. Jagdish Temple which was built in 1651 AD. Saheliyon Ki Bari a small ornamental garden. In the evening take a walking tour through the narrow lanes and back streets of Udaipur upto the Washing Ghats at the lake Pichola. Visit one of the fine downtown restaurants for an optional dinner. Return to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 11: Udaipur to Jodhpur
This morning after breakfast you will be transferred to the Blue City of Jodhpur. Rest of the day is at your leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Day 12: Jodhpur
This morning after breakfast visit the Mehrangarh Fort situated on a low sandstone hill. Within the fort visit Moti- Mahal and Phool Mahal. Also visit Jaswant Thada, an imposing marble cenotaph built in memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh in 1899 and the Umaid Public Gardens. Overnight at hotel.
Day 13: Jodhpur to Jaisalmer
This morning after breakfast you will be transferred to Jaisalmer. Rest of the day is at your leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Day 14: Jaisalmer
This morning proceed to city tour of Jaisalmer. Visit Sonar Fort- housing a fourth of city’s residents, Patwon Ki Haveli-one of the most exquisite havelis with a beautifully latticed facade, Salim Singh Ki Haveli- just three centuries old and is still lived in. Its arched roof is held up by well executed brackets in the form of peacocks. Nathmalji Ki Haveli built by two architect brothers is also worth admiring. Overnight at hotel.
Day 15: Jaisalmer –Excursion to Sand Dunes
This afternoon excursion to Sand Dunes, enjoy a spectacular sunset in the evening and overnight camel safari. Stay overnight in Swiss tents.
Day 16: Jaisalmer to Bikaner
This morning after returning from sand dunes drive to Bikaner. This afternoon visit Junagarh Fort, built by Rai Singh between 1588 and 1593, it has a 986-metre-long wall with 37 bastions. You can also visit Deshnok- a small village situated 32 km south from Bikaner city The greatest attraction of Deshnok is the temple of Shri karnimata. Overnight at hotel.
Day 17: Bikaner to Mandawa
This morning after breakfast you will be transferred by road to Mandawa. Here you can take a walking tour of the old havelies in this region belonging to some of the leading business families of the country; you can also visit the Mandawa Castle. Overnight at hotel.
Day 18: Mandawa to Delhi
This morning after breakfast you will be transferred back to Delhi. Rest of the day is at your leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Day 19: Delhi to Onward Journey
Today you will be transferred to Delhi airport/railway station for your onward journey with sweet memories…