Day 1 : Arrival at Delhi
The company representative shall meet you in the arrival
visitor's hall with a paging board. Transfer to your hotel.
Formalities of Check-in shall be completed
by the representative. Overnight at the hotel It is a perfect
introduction to the composite culture of an ancient land. A window to
the kaleidoscope - that is India. Overnight will be at Delhi.
Day 2 : Delhi
In the morning have your breakfast and be ready to explore the capital
of kingdoms and empires. Delhi is no fairytale city but a city where dreams
come to reality. Its strategic location was one of the prime reasons
why successive dynasties chose it as their seat of power.
Delhi is truly a symbol of the old and the new; a blend of ancient
well preserved monuments and temples along with jam-packed burger
joints and upmarket shopping malls. O vernight at the hotel.
Day 3 : Delhi - Mandawa
Depart for Mandawa. Reach and check in at hotel. Afternoon Guided tour
of Mandawa to commence post lunch.
Mandawa - a
compact little town of Shekhavati region, Arrive and check in into
hotel. In the afternoon visit Havelis & beautiful frescoes. The medieval
fort of Mandawa
gradually rises on the horizon like a mirage. A painted arched gateway
adorned with Lord Krishna and his cows leads to the bazaar. Drive to
Nawalgarh - the town where the finest of the Shekhavati's frescoes can
be seen. It's havelis still bear witness to the rich & prosperous
Marwari era of the 19th century. Worth visiting are the Aath Haveli
complex, Anandilal Poddar haveli, Bansidhar Bhagat Haveli & Chokhani
Overnight at Mandawa.
Day 4 : Mandawa - Nalagarh - Bikaner
In the morning drive to Nawalgarh - the town where the finest of the
Shekhavati's frescoes can be seen. It's havelis still bear witness to
the rich & prosperous Marwari era of the 19th century. Worth visiting
are the Aath Haveli complex, Anandilal Poddar haveli, Bansidhar Bhagat
haveli & Chokhani haveli. Drive to Bikaner - Vale of Serenity, upon
arrival check in into hotel. Evening free to relax. Overnight at hotel.
Day 5 : Bikaner
Bikaner - The royal fortified city with a timeless appeal. This Royal
walled city is a part of the desert tourist triangle and lies on the
northern tip of the triangle.
The city was founded in 1486 AD by the Rathore prince, Rao Bikaji, hence
the name Bikaner. Bikaji was son of Rao Jodhaji who had asked his son to
establish a kingdom of his own. The challenge was accepted and Bikaji
choose the wild country 'Jangaldesh' as his territory and thus the city
of Bikaner came into existence.
Lying in the north of the Desert State, the city is dotted with many
sand dunes. Bikaner retains the medieval splendor that pervades the
city's lifestyle. More popularly called the camel country, the city is
renowned for the best riding camels in the world. The ship of the desert
is an inseparable part of life here.
Proceed for sightseeing tour of Bikaner.
Today enjoy city tour covering Junagadh Fort - constructed between 1588
and 1593 by Raja Rai Singh, fort has a 986 metre long wall with 37
bastions & two entrances, Bhand Sagar Temple - The 16th century Jain
temple, is the most important of this temple complex, Camel Breeding
Farm - a unique experience where you can ride on a camel & have perhaps
the first taste of camel's milk. Relax in the evening. Overnight at
Day 6 : Bikaner - Jaisalmer
Proceed for Jaisalmer. Rising from the heart of the Thar Desert like a
golden mirage is the city of Jaisalmer.
The exotic, remote and beautiful, Jaisalmer is a bit of a paradox. So
far west that it is in the heart of the desert, one would expect barren
near-desolation. Yet this frontier town is today one of Rajasthan's
best-loved tourist destinations. Local colour and warmth prevail over
the inhospitable and forbidding terrain, imbuing the medieval town with
a special magic.
Reach and check in at hotel. Overnight at Jaisalmer.
Day 7 : Jaisalmer
fort etched in yellow sandstone stands, with its awesome splendor,
dominating the amber-hued city.
The city has an interesting legend associated with it, according to
which, Lord Krishna-the head of the Yadav Clan, foretold Arjuna that a
remote descendent of the Yadav Clan would build his kingdom atop the
Trikuta Hill. His prophecy was fulfilled in 1156 AD when Rawal Jaisal, a
descendent of the Yadav Clan and a Bhatti Rajput, abandoned his fort at
Lodurva and founded a new capital -Jaisalmer, perched on the Trikuta
After a relaxed breakfast proceed for full day sightseeing tour of The
Golden City - Jaisalmer. It is in the heart of the Great Indian Desert.
Its temple, fort and palaces are all built of yellow stone
Overnight at the hotel.
Day 8 : Jaisalmer
In the afternoon, proceed to the SAM SAND DUNES for visiting the typical
Rajasthani Desert Village. View the sunset from the dunes, as the sky is
set on fire. Return to the village for dinner amidst Rajasthani
musicians playing haunting tunes. Adventure freaks can go out on a camel
safari- getting the real feel of the desert on the camel back. Stay
overnight at the SWISS TENT CAMP. of Somnath, visit to Chaukhandi Stupa,
Dhamek Shipa, Buddhist temple, historical ruins, Ashok pillar and
museums. En-route visit silk factory to see men at work. Dinner and
overnight at hotel.
: Jaisalmer - Jodhpur
After breakfast drive to Jodhpur. Set at the edge of the Thar Desert,
the imperial city of Jodhpur echoes with tales of antiquity in the
emptiness of the desert. JODHPUR
The powerful Rathor clan ruled the Kindgom of Jodhpur. The Rathors trace
their ancestry back to Lord Rama, the hero of the epic Ramayana. Jodhpur
today is the second largest city of Rajasthan with a population of
Day 10 : Jodhpur
Full day guided tour of Jodhpur - gateway to the desert beyond, home of
the Rathors of Marwar,Full day city tour covering Mehrangarh fort -
unsurpassed in beauty & grandeur, it is one of the largest forts in
India. Innumerable palaces in the fort, interspersed with sprawling
courtyards, are intricately carved Jaswanthada - The 19th century royal
cenotaph, a creation in white marble, Clock tower - The timely treasure
of Jodhpur. Overnight at hotel.
Day 11 : Jodhpur - Udaipur - via
After breakfast Drive to Udaipur via
En-route, visit the RANAKPUR TEMPLES, dating back to the 15th century.
200 pillars, none of which are alike, support its 29 halls. The Temple
abounds with intricate friezes and sculptures. Includes visits to two
more Jain temples and the Temple of the Sun God with its erotic
Its kaleidoscope of fairy-tale palaces, lakes, temples, gardens and
narrow lanes strewn with stalls, carry the flavor of a heroic past,
epitomizing valor and chivalry. Their reflection in the placid waters of
the LAKE PICHOLA is an enticing sight.
Relax in the evening. Overnight at Udaipur.
Day 12 : Udaipur Breakfast at hotel.
There is no other place in India which appeals more to the
poets and painters, Travellers and writers , than Udaipur , the lovely
lake side capital of Mewar.
Udaipur today is one of the most picturesque cities in India, set as it
is on three beautiful lakes and surrounded by hills. The city's inherent
romance and beauty, and its remarkable past, bristling with episodes of
heroism and splendor, continue to enthrall the visitor.
It is the key city of Rajasthan's southern region of Mewar. Mewar is a
hilly, forested region, in complete contrast to the harsh deserts of
The City Palace is a blend of stern Rajput military architecture on the
outside and lavish Mughal-inspired decorative art on the inside. Set on
a hill overlooking the Pichola Lake it is a sprawling edifice made up of
at least four separate inter-connecting palaces, built over a period of
nearly 3 centuries. The Palace museum contains a wonderful collection of
old Rajput weaponry. One of the more unusual moments in the colorful
history of Udaipur was when it was used as a location for shooting the
James Bond film, Octopussy.
Visit City Palace, the largest Palace complex Museum of Rajasthan. Take
a stroll through the colorful Bapu Bazaar. Towards sunset proceed on a
cruise on Lake Pichola, and visit the Jag Mandir Palace.
Return to Hotel and Overnight.
Day 13 : Udaipur - Pushkar
Today drive to Pushkar - the city of Brahma, on arrival check in into
hotel. Rest of the day free to relax. Overnight at hotel.
Day 14 : Pushkar - Jaipur
Continue the journey towards Jaipur not missing the Dargah of Sufi Saint
Moinuddin Chishti, entered through a high gateway with silver doors. The
grave of the saint is surrounded by a silver railing. Arrive and check
in into hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 15 : Jaipur
The Soul of Splendid Rajasthan - Full day guided tour of The Pink City
Morning at 0800Hrs. The guide shall meet you at the hotel to take you
onto the city tour of the Pink city . Visit the impressive Amber Fort (
12 Kms. from Jaipur) . At the foot of the hill , mount on to the
Elephant for the slow but steady climb upto the main gate.
Set in a picturesque location, Amer is a fascinating blend of
Hindu and Mughal architecture. Built in the 16th century by Raja Man
Singh, it sprawls on the hillside. Built in red sandstone and white
marble, the palace complex has some very interesting apartments, the
likes of which are not to be found anywhere else in the country. Jai
Mandir, Sheesh Mahal, Sukh Niwas and Ganesh Pole are the prominent areas
Afternoon sightseeing tour of the city - Your tour includes the imposing
Maharajah's City palace, still home for the maharaja although severakl
of the rooms are open to public. Many antiques and artifacts belonging
to the ruling family are housed here.
Visit the Hawa Mahal (the ornamental facade of this "palace of winds" is
a landmark in Jaipur. Its five storey structure of pink sandstone
encrusted with fine trellis work and balconies has 953 niches and
windows.), Open air Jantar Mantar - Royal observatory (built in the 17th
century by Jai Singh - with a sundial 90 ft. High; Albert museum (the
museum amidst the Ram Niwas palace gardens founded in 1876 with a large
collection of antiques).
stroll through the colourful Johari bazaar (the main bazaar in the old
city, for jewellery and saris).
Village visit and dinner at the Chowki Dhani. Overnight at the hotel
Day 16 : Jaipur - Agra
Leisurely wake up and enjoy the buffet Breakfast at the
hotel. Continue your journey to the next destination - The land of
Immortal TAJ - AGRA . Enroute visit the Fatehpur Sikri( The Deserted
city of Emperor Akbar literally means the city of Victory)".
Reach Agra and check in at hotel. Relax in the evening. Overnight will
be at Agra.
Day 17 : Agra - Delhi
After Breakfast we will drive to Taj Ganges parking place. From there we
will take the battery operated Bus to World famous Taj Mahal.
Taj MahalOne of the Seven Wonders of the World was built by Shah Jahan
in 1631 AD and was completed in 1651AD. Taj Mahal - The symbol of Love
was built in the memory of Mumtaz Mahal (Shah Jahan' s second Wife).
After Taj you will visit Agra Fort- which was built by Akbar In 1525 AD.
Day 18 Delhi
Have your morning breakfast in Jaipur Hotel. Drive to Delhi it is 265km
and around 5 hours traveling. Have your lunch. And you can enjoy sight
seeing or go for shopping. Later on proceed to Airport as per time
schedule for your flight to your country.