Day 01 : Arrive Delhi
Arrive Delhi, meet & assistance at the airport & transfer to the hotel. Night stay at Delhi.
Day 02: 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 Qutub Minar, a drive along the ceremonial avenue - Rajpath, past the imposing India Gate, Parliament House, and the President's Residence and would end with a drive through the Diplomatic Enclave. Night stay in Delhi.
Day 03: Delhi – Mandawa (By Surface)
Morning after breakfast and drive to Mandawa. Arrive Mandawa & check-in hotel. Later proceed for city sightseeing tour of Mandawa, 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 Mandawa.
Day 04: Mandawa - Bikaner (By Surface)
Morning after breakfast drive to Bikaner. Arrive Bikaner & check-in hotel. Later proceed for city sightseeing tour of Bikaner. Bikaner is named after its founder Rao Bika Ji in 1488. But long before this, the city was trade center on the caravan routes from Africa and West Asia. Bikaner's dominant features are rippling sands and abundant sunshine. The city stands on an elevation, enclosed by a 7 Kms wall, which can be entered from 5 gates. Bikaner City is bolstered by imposing walls and has a 16th century fort housing old palaces, temples and 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. Also visit Lallgarh Palace, the museum, and Bhanda Sagar Jain and Deshnoke Rat temple. Night stay in Bikaner.
Day 05: Bikaner - Jaisalmer (By Surface)
Morning after breakfast drive to Jaisalmer. Arrive Jaisalmer & check-in hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Night stay at Jaisalmer.
Day 06: Jaisalmer
Morning after breakfast proceed for city sightseeing tour of Jaisalmer visiting the burnished sandstone Jaisalmer, Throbbing in the heart of the Thar, is an intricately molded wonderland in place of a barren land, today stands a city of gilded magic. The origins of Jaisalmer go back to the 12th century, when Rawal Jaisal abandoned his old fort at Ludarwa and laid the foundation of a new city. Visit the magnificent fort, the Patwon Ki Haveli (Mansion) and Salim Singh Ki Haveli, with their carved balconies and brackets, which are supreme examples of the art. Evening enjoy camel ride – along with culture program and Dinner. Night stay at Jaisalmer.
Day 07: Jaisalmer - Jodhpur (By Surface)
Morning after breakfast and drive to Jodhpur. Arrive Jodhpur & check-in hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Night stay at Jodhpur.
Day 08 : Jodhpur
Day 09: Jodhpur - Ranakpur - Udaipur (By Surface))
Morning after breakfast and drive to Udaipur en-route visiting the Jain temples at Ranakpur superbly preserved in a near-perfect condition for over 500 years. The most attractive features are the 29 halls of the temple, which have 1444 pillars of which no two are alike. After visiting continue drive to Udaipur. Arrive Udaipur and check-in hotel. Night stay at Udaipur.
Day 10: Udaipur
Morning after breakfast proceed for city sightseeing tour of Udaipur visiting the city is built in 1559. A.D. by Maharaja Udai Singh and has been described the most romantic spot on the continent of India by Col. James Todd. Visit the city Palace Museum, the Jagdish temple, Sahelion ki Bari (Queen’s resort for their friends) Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir (Folk Art Museum) and the Pratap Memorial. Also enjoy Boat ride at Lake Pichola. Night stay at Udaipur.
Day 11: Udaipur - Deogarh (By Surface)
Morning after breakfast and drive to Deogarh. Arrive Deogarh & check in the hotel. Later proceed for city sightseeing tour of Deogarh. Deogarh is a delightful small town reminiscent of a Rajasthan. Deogarh Mahal, an exquisitely restored, hilltop fort. Afternoon exploration of the typical Rajasthani village surrounding the fortress before paying an evening visit to the fascinating cave temple and a stunning view point at sunset. Night stay at Deogarh.
Day 12: Deogarh - Jaipur (By Surface)
Morning after breakfast and drive to Jaipur. Arrive Jaipur & check in the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Night stay at Jaipur.
Day 13: Jaipur
Morning after breakfast proceed for excursion to Amber Fort. Elephant ride ascent to the fort.
AMBER FORT PALACE - Amber is the classic romantic Rajasthani fort palace. Its construction was started by Man Singh I in 1592, and completed by his descendent Jai Singh I. Its forbidding exterior belies an inner paradise where a beautiful fusion of Mughal and Hindu styles finds its ultimate expression.
CITY PALACE - A delightful blend of Mughal and traditional Rajasthani architecture, the City Palace sprawls over one-seventh of the area in the walled city. It houses the Chandra Mahal, Shri Govind Dev Temple and the City Palace Museum.
JANTAR MANTAR - This is the largest and the best preserved of the five observatories built by Jai Singh II in different parts of the country. This observatory consisting of outsized astronomical instruments is still in use.
HAWA MAHAL - The ornamental facade of this "Palace of Winds" is a prominent landmark in Jaipur. Their five-storey structures of sandstone plastered pink encrusted with fine trelliswork and elaborate balconies. The palace has 953 niches and windows. Built in 1799 by Pratap Singh, the Mahal was a royal grandstand for the palace women. Night stay at Jaipur.
Day 14: Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra (By Surface)
Morning after breakfast and drive to Agra en-route visit Fatehpur Sikri , a perfectly preserved red sandstone “ghost town” which was the estranged capital of mughal emperor Akbar, built in 1569 and deserted when its water supply failed. Arrive Agra and check-in hotel. Later proceed for city sightseeing tour of Agra. The home of the immortal Taj Mahal, the inimitable poem in white marble is the first expression of love of an Emperor Shahjahan for his queen Mumtaz Mahal. This great monument was completed in 1653 AD. Agra Fort, the imposing structure on the banks of the river Yamuna is replete with priceless examples of craftsmanship in the Mughal period, including the beautiful pearl Mosque; it was designed and built by Emperor Akbar in 1565 AD. Night stay in Agra.
Day 15: Agra - Delhi & Departure
Morning after breakfast and drive to Delhi. Arrive Delhi and departure transfer to the airport to board the flight for onward journey. Tour ends with sweets memories.