Day 01: Arrive New Delhi
Arrive at New Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport and meet our representative who will welcome you at the airport and transfers you to your pre-booked Hotel in Delhi. Rest of the day for relax. Stay overnight at Delhi. .
Day 02: Delhi
Morning after delicious breakfast at hotel, proceed for sightseeing tour of Capital city of India - Delhi. Visit Ancient (OLD) parts of Delhi covering the Red fort; you can enjoy a rickshaw ride parallel to Red Fort, Visit the largest mosque of India Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk and Rajghat - the crimination ground of Mahatma Gandhi. Afternoon we drive towards Connaught place - the blooming heart of New Delhi. The second half takes you through the Modern (NEW) parts of Delhi covering Humayun's Tomb, Qutab Minar, Lotus Temple, India Gate and drive past President House and Parliament house. Evening return back to Hotel or you can also enjoy the Sound & light show at the red fort. Stay overnight at Delhi.
Day 03: Delhi – Agra
After breakfast drive to Agra. Enroute visit Sikandra. Arrival and Check-in at the hotel. After some rest & Relax visit Red Fort – a visit to the fort in ‘Agra’ is must since so many of the events which lead to the construction of the Taj took place here. Enjoy the beauty of Taj Mahal – at the time of sunset, a poem written in white marble, the most extravagant monument ever built for love. Evening free for independent activities. Stay overnight at Agra.
Day 04: Agra – Fatehpur Sikri – Jaipur
Have your breakfast at Hotel and checkout from Hotel. Drive to Jaipur the capital city of Rajasthan known for its culture and Heritage. En-route visit Itmad-ud-daula's Tomb - The tomb is of particular interest since many of its design elephants overshadow the Taj and Fatehpur Sikri ( 45 Kms from Agra), The abandoned capital of Akbar - Visit famous Shrine of Seikh Salim Chisti, Akbars Fort, Panch Mahal. Continue drive to Jaipur. Arrival and check-in at Hotel. Evening free for relax at hotel or for independent Activities. Stay overnight at Jaipur.
Day 05: Jaipur [City Tour]
Have your breakfast at hotel and proceed for Jaipur City Tour - Visit Amber fort, where you can take a joy ride on an Elephant to the fort, Amber Fort is a perfect blend of Hindu and Muslim architecture. Visit Seesh Mahal (Chamber of Mirrors), Hall of Private and Public Audience and Sukh Mandir. Also visit Jaigarh Fort located on a hilltop overlooking Amber Fort. See Jaiban the world’s biggest canon on wheels. City Palace Complex - occupies a large area divided into a series of courtyards, gardens & buildings and a perfect blend of Rajasthani & Mughal architecture, Royal Observatory (Jantar Mantar) - An observatory with some rare qualities to its credit, Nawab Sahab Ki Haveli, Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds) and Jal Mahal. Evening free at relax or for independent activities. Stay overnight at Jaipur.
Day 06: Jaipur – Ajmer – Pushkar
After breakfast at hotel, drive to Pushkar (135 Km, 2 -3 Hrs). En-route Visit Ajmer famous for Holy Shrine known as Dargah Sharif-tomb of the Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti, which is equally revered both by the Hindus and the Muslims. Continue drive to Pushkar located 14 Kms from Ajmer. Arrive and check in at hotel. Pushkar town has the distinction of having the only Brahma temple in the world. The Picturesque Pushkar Lake is a sacred spot for Hindus. During the month of Kartik (Oct/Nov), devotees throng in large numbers to take a dip in the sacred lake. After lunch visit Lord Brahma Temple, Pushkar Lake. The evening is free to walk through the unpretentious Bazaars of Pushkar and leisure. Stay overnight at Pushkar.
Day 07: Pushkar – Chittorgarh
Have breakfast at Hotels and after checkout drive to Chittorgarh (210 Kms - 4 Hrs). Chittorgarh, is an old city of Rajasthan known for romance and courage. Known to be built by Bhima one of the Pandavas linked it with mythological background of India. The ruined castles and magnificent forts describes the great past of this City. Arrive and Check-in at Hotel. After noon proceed for City tour of Chittorgarh, Visit Fort passing through attractive seven gates - Bhairon Pol, Lakshman Pol, Padan Pol, Hanuman Pol, Jorla Pol, Ganesh Pol and the main royal gate known as Ram Pol. Visit Kithi Stamb or Vijay Stambh (Victory tower), Rani Padmini’s Palace, Rana Kumbha’s Palace and beautiful temples at Fort complex. Return back to hotel for overnight stay at Chittorgarh.
Day 08: Chittorgarh – Udaipur
Try some Rajasthani cuisine in your breakfast at Hotel. Later checkout and drive to Udaipur (115 Kms - 2 Hrs). Udaipur - the city dominated by its Lake, its marble palaces and its beautiful gardens. Udaipur is also known as most romantic city of India due its beautiful location and picturesque surroundings. Udaipur is located on the banks of Lake Pichola and surrounded by Aravali mountain range. Arrive Udaipur and check-in at hotel. Evening free at relax or for independent activities. Stay overnight at Udaipur.
Day 09: Udaipur
After breakfast at your hotel proceed for city tour of Udaipur - most romantic city of India located on the banks of Lake Pichola. Visit City Palace located amidst Lake Pichola this majestic white palace is finest example of Rajput architecture. City Palace is the largest palace complex in Rajasthan. Saheliyon - Ki - Bari - The garden for the maids of honour of the queen. Jagdish temple - dedicated to Lord Vishnu & approachable by a broad flight of steps, Gulab Bagh, Jag Mandir, Bagore Ki Haveli and Sajjangarh Palace. You can also visit the Vintage collection of classic cars located 2 Kms from City Palace complex; you can see variety of classic and rare vintage vehicles. Evening is free for leisure activities. Stay overnight at Udaipur.
Day 10: Udaipur – Mount Abu
Morning after breakfast checkout and drive to Mount Abu (180 Km, 3 Hrs), A place of sages and seers and a hill station of Rajasthan Mount Abu is a renowned Jain Pilgrimage destination in India. Mount Abu is only Hill station of Rajasthan with serene climate and beautiful scenery. Arrive Mount Abu and check in at the hotel. After some rest & relax visit Achalgarh Fort, Hill Temple Gaumukh & Arbuda, enjoy boating at Nakki Lake. Visit the famous 11th centaury Jain Temples “Dilwara Temples”.Evening free at relax or for independent activities. Stay overnight at Mount Abu.
Day 11: Mount Abu – Ranakpur – Jodhpur
After breakfast at Hotel start your drive to Jodhpur (280 Km, 5 Hrs), en-route visit Ranakpur famous for its Jain Temple found in 15th century. This Jain temple complex is known for marvellous carving on temples. Ranakpur is the one of the five holy places of Jain Community. With endless desert at background, the view of these temples is breathtaking. Continue drive to Jodhpur. Arrive and check-in at hotel. Jodhpur is also known as Sun City and is second largest city of Rajasthan. Jodhpur is famous for its Forts and Palaces. Evening free at relax or for independent activities. Stay overnight at Jodhpur.
Day 12: Jodhpur
After breakfast we set you to visit the Mehrangarh Fort, one of the most impressive and formidable structures that looks down from the height of 125 m. Explore Moti Mahal, Sheesh Mahal and Daulat Khana in the fort. Other interesting places are Jaswant Thada, Girdikot and Sardar Market and the 20th Centaury Umaid Bhawan Palace built is 1944 by Maharaja Umaid Singh and is known to be the last palace built in India. Visit Palace Museum located inside Umaid Bhawan which displays artifacts and antiques. Also visit Balsamand Lake, Mandore Garden and Mahamandir Temple. Evening free at relax or for independent activities. Stay overnight at Jodhpur.
Day 13: Jodhpur – Jaisalmer
After breakfast at hotel checkout and drive to Jaisalmer “Golden City” (290 Kms, 5-6 Hrs). Jaisalmer city lies in Than Deserts and was founded by Rawal Jaisal Singh in 1156 AD. Arrive Jaisalmer and Check -in at hotel. Rest of the day at leisure or to explore narrow cobbled streets and Bazaars of Jaisalmer, the streets do seem like a walker’s dream – no traffic, no crowds and clean lanes. Stay overnight at Jaisalmer.
Day 14: Jaisalmer
After breakfast proceed for a full day city tour covering Jaisalmer Fort also known as Sonar Kila – built on the highest point of the Tricuta hill, you can see Jain Temples, Royal Palace and Laxmikant temple in fort complex. Also visit the famous Salim Singh-Ki-Haveli and Patwon–Ki-Haveli, Desert Culture Centre and Museum, Gadi Sagar (Man made reservoir) and Megh Durbar. Late afternoon drive to Sam or Khuri dunes to enjoy a camel Safari in Thar desert at Sunset. Return back to Jaisalmer in the evening. Stay overnight at Jaisalmer.
Day 15: Jaisalmer – Bikaner
Morning after having your breakfast at hotel check out and drive to Bikaner (340 Km, 5-6 Hrs), A city founded by Rao Bika the second Son of Maharaja Rao Jodha, the founder of Jodhpur. Bikaner is known for its temples, Junagarh Fort and Palaces. Upon arrival check in at the hotel. Evening free for independent activities. Overnight at the Hotel.
Day 16: Bikaner
After breakfast enjoy city tour covering Junagadh Fort – constructed between 1588 and 1593 by Raja Rai Singh, fort has a 986 meter long wall with 37 bastions & two entrances, Bhandasar 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. Afternoon visit the world famous temple of Karni Mata - an incarnation of Goddess Durga, located 30 Kms south of Bikaner in a small town Deshnoke.This temple is also famous for white rats seen everywhere at the temple. Return back to Bikaner in the evening. Stay overnight at Bikaner.
Day 17: Bikaner – Mandawa
Today after breakfast at hotel start your drive to Mandawa (198 Km, 3 Hrs): a compact little town of Shekhavati region known for its beautifully painted Havelis and Frescos. Mandawa is often called as Open Art Gallery of Rajasthan because of the lavishly painted walls of havelis. Arrive Mandawa and check in at hotel. In the afternoon visit Havelis - Hanuman Prasad Goenka Haveli, Goenka Double Haveli, Murmuria Haveli, Jhunjhunwala Haveli and Gulab Rai Ladia Haveli. Also visit the medieval fort of Mandawa gradually rises on the horizon like a mirage; the fort was founded in 18th century and is decorated with paintings of Lord Krishna. A painted arched gateway adorned with Lord Krishna and his cows leads to the bazaar. Return back to hotel in the evening. Stay overnight at the Hotel.
Day 18: Mandawa – Delhi
Morning after breakfast at hotel, we will drive you to Delhi International Airport (250 Kms, 5 Hrs). Upon arrival at Delhi we will drop you at Airport to continue your onward Journey back to home with everlasting memories of Rajasthan tour.