Duration : 17 Night / 18 Days
Destinations Covered : Delhi – Mandawa – Bikaner – Jaisalmer – Jodhpur –Ranakpur – Udaipur – Chittorgarh – Bundi – Pushkar –Jaipur – Ranthambhore – Agra – Delhi
Day 01: Delhi (Arrival)
You will be arrived at Delhi airport and transferred to the hotel. The first day you will be exploring the historical walled city of Delhi. the sightseeing tour of Delhi will include the Qutab Minar, HumayunTomb, India Gate, President House, Mahatma Gandhi memorial, Red Fort, and Jama Masjid and laxmi Narayan Temple.Over night in your hotel.
Day 02: Delhi – Mandawa (by road 280 kms / 06 hrs)
After breakfast drive to Mandawa.Upon arrival at Mandawa check-in your pre bookd hotel. Mandawa is known as heart of Shekhawati .The Fort of Mandawa was built in the year 1755 by Thakur Nawal Singh, the founder of the town.After freshen up proceed to local sightseeing which is include the Arched Gateway of the Fort Mandawa located in the very heart of Mandawa & a classic example of the famed Rajput style of architecture. It houses many beautiful paintings & frescoes that dazzle the eyes & now been converted into a heritage hotel, The Bindisar Newatia Haveli built in the year 1921 combines traditional frescoes of horses & elephants with those depicting a young boy using a phone plus opulent touring cars & the Wright Brothers’ plane, Chokhani Haveli, Gulab Rai Ladia Haveli built in the year 1870 that has some of the best murals in Shekhawati on both the exterior & interior walls with elephants & camels on its façade and the Saraf Haveli. Over night stay in your hotel..
Day 03: Mandawa – Bikaner (by road 164 kms / 04 hrs)
After breakfast proceeds for Bikaner, Bikaner is named after its founder Rao Bikaji 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 gate. 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. on arrival bikaner check into hotel then city tour of bikaner visit-junagarh fort, lalgarh palace. Over night stay at hotel.
Day 04: Bikaner – Jaisalmer (By road 333 kms / 06 hrs)
After breakfast check-out and drive to Jaisalmer on arrival transfer to hotel. In the evening, visit the Rishabdevji Temple and the Sambhavnathji Temple.Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 05: Jaisalmer
After break fast proceed to full day city tour of Jaisalmer. Throbbing in the heart of the Thar, the burnished sandstone, 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 magnificient fort, the Patwon Ki Haveli ( Mansion) and Salim singh Ki Haveli, with their carved balconies and brackets which are supreme examples of the art., Garisar lake, Manek chowk and bada baugh afterward drive to sam sand duns enjoy camel ride, return to hotel.Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 06: Jaisalmer- Jodhpur ( By road 385 kms / 06 hrs)
After breakfast check-out and drive to Jodhpur.On arrival at Jodhpur check in your pre booked hotel after short break proceed for city sight seeing tour of Jodhpur. Jodhpur – the stronghold of the fierce Rathore clan, was founded in 1459 by Prince Jodha. 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 II around 1899 and Umaid Public gardens. Over Night stay at hotel in Jodhpur.
Day 07: Jodhpur – Ranakpur ( By road 180 kms / 4 hrs)
After breakfast you proceed to your next destination Ranakpur Ranakpur is famous for Jain Temples wich was built during the reign of the liberal and gifted Rajput monarch Rana Kumbha in the 15th century. The main temple is the Chaumukha Temple, or Four-Faced Temple, dedicated to Adinath, the first tirthankar (‘Jain Teacher’). Built in 1439, this huge, superbly crafted and well-kept marble temple has 29 halls supported by 14 pillars – no two are alike. Within the complex are two other Jain temples (dedicated to Neminath and Parasnath) and,, a short distance away, a Sun Temple. Amba Mata Temple is 1 km from the main comple Upon arrival at Ranakpur, check-in at your pree booked hotel. Freshen up and embark on a sight seeing trip of tempels and havelis of Ranakpur. After a captivating sight seeing experience of Ranakpur, and overnight stay at hotel in Ranakpur.
Day 08: Ranakpur – Udaipur ( By road 90 kms / 02 hrs)
After breakfast check-out and drive to Udaipur (city of lake) Check-in into pre booked your hotel, afterwards embark on a sightseeing tour to Udaipur’s. The city is built in 1559 A.D. by Maharaja Udai Singh and has been described as the most romantic spot on the continent of India by Col. James Todd. Visit the City Palace, Jagdish Temple.Overnight stay at a hotel in Udaipur.
Day 09: Udaipur
Morning city sightseeing tour of Udaipur. Visit, Sahelion Ki Bari (Queen’s resort for their friends) Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir (Folk art museum) and the Pratap Memorial. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at a hotel in Udaipur.
Day 10: Udaipur – Chittorgarh ( By road 122 kms / 03 hrs)
After breakfast morning drive to chittogarh. This is Capital city of Rajasthan. Famous for Forts and Mahal The indomitable pride of Chittaur, the fort is a massive structure with many gateways built by the later Maurya rulers in 7th century A.D. Perched on a height of 180 m. high hill, it sprawls over 700 acres. After freshen up take sightseeing which is include – Vijay Stambh (Victory Tower), Kirti Stambh (Tower of Fame), Rana Kumbha’s Palace, Meerabai Temple, Padmini’s Palace, Government Museum, Kumbha Shyam Temple, Kalika Mata Temple, Jaimal and Patta Palaces. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 11: Chittorgarh – Bundi ( By road 170 kms / 04 hrs)
After break fast check-out and proceed to Bundi On arrival at Bundi transfer to your pre booked hotel. The small, rustic town Bundi known for its palaces, forts, baolis (step wells) and water tanks. The monuments and their architecture reflect the splendor of the local Rajput chiefs.Bundi came under the Chauhan rulers in the 12th century. The descendents of the Chauhans set up their center at Bundi and ruled from here. Bundi got its name from Bunda, one of its former rulers. Bundi sightseeing include – Taragarh fort , Sukh mahal, Phool sagar palace, Chitrasala , Hathi Shala,Rani ji ki baoli, 32 pillars cenotaph,Shikar Burj, Jaisagar Lake, and Nawal sagar. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 12: Bundi – Pushkar ( By road 161 kms / 02 hrs)
After an early morning breakfast drive to enchanting city of Pushkar. This is a wonderful tourist destination to explore and enjoy the rustic charm of Rajasthan. This place is also known for its Brahma Temple that is believed to be one of the few temples dedicated to Lord Brahma in the country. Brahma Temple, said to be one of the few temples in the world dedicated to this deity. It’s marked by red spire, and over the entrance gateway is the hans, or goose symbol, of Brahma, who is said to have personally chosen Pushkar as its site.few are as ancient as you might expect at such an important pilgrimage site, since many were deserted by Aurangzeb and subsequently rebuilt. You can concentrate upon the ghats of Pushkar and also visit all the three sacred lakes of Pushkar. This lake is a beautiful spot to be in harmony with your mind and soul.
Every November, the sleepy little township of Pushkar comes alive with a riot of colors and a frenzied burst of activity. The occasion: Pushkar Fair. Very few, if at all any, fairs in the world can match the liveliness of Pushkar. Most people associate the Pushkar Fair with the world’s largest camel fair. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 13 / Pushkar-Jaipur (By road 132 kms / 03 hrs)
After breakfast drive to jaipur on the way visit khwaja dargha at ajmer. On arrival jaipur transfer to your pre booked hotel at Jaaipur, after freshen-up take visit Jaipur local sightseeing Nahargarh , Jaigarh , Birla Tepmle. In the evening enjoy local market and dinner at Chokhi dhani (an ethnic village resort) where you will have an idea of the village life of Rajasthan here you will also enjoy various traditional Rajasthani dances, puppet show and various other interesting activities (Optional). Over night in your hotel.
Day 14/ Jaipur
After break fast take a visit full day sightseeing include Amber Fort. Here at Amber, you’ll ascend till the gates of majestic Amber fort on elephant back (This is optional on direct payment basis). The fort displays a beautiful mix of Mughal and Rajput styles of architecture. Hawa mehal (Palace of Winds). The beauty of Jaipur is that its unique architecture and town planning is visible at even the most common places such as its squares and lanes. City Palace, Jantar Mantar observatory,Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 15: Jaipur – Ranthambhore (By road 180 kms / 04 hrs)
After break fast check-out and proceed to Ranthambhore.Check-in into your pre booked hotel. After lunch you take an afternoon drive into Ranthambhore National Park by Canter.
Ranthambore National Park is in Sawai Madhopur District of Rajasthan state. Located at the junction of the Aravalli & Vindhya hill range, Ranthambhore-famous for the wildlife sanctuary which is said to have the India’s friendliest Tigers and also considered to be the best place in the world to photograph the tiger in its natural habitat, The park covers an area of Approximately 400 sq. Sanctuary establish in the year 1955 by the Indian Government & was declared as Project Tiger reserves in the year 1973. It became National Park in the year 1980 & later in the year 1991 the tiger reserve was enlarged to include Sawai Man Singh & Keladevi sanctuaries, total area 1334 km.Major wild animals found in the national park include the tiger, leopard, Nilgai, dholes, wild pig, Sambar, chital & the gaur. It is also home to wide variety of trees, plants, birds & reptiles.Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 16: Ranthambhore
Early morning visit to Ranthambhore National Park by Canter. Return for breakfast and spend the rest of the morning at leisure. There is time to relax and enjoy the facilities of your hotel, maybe take a dip in the pool for a break from the heat of the day. After lunch Afternoon drive to Ranthambhore National Park by Canter.Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 17: Ranthambhore – Agra via Fatehpur Sikiri (By road 280 kms / 06 hrs)
After break fast drive to Agra. The city of Mughals offers you an opportunity to explore the massive monuments, majestic buildings, and the popular arts and crafts. The architectural splendor of the mausoleums, the fort and the palaces is a vivid remainder of the mausoleums. Yu will be check in your pre booked hotel and visit to visit the Sikandra – Mughal Emperor Akbar’s Mausoleum, Also visit the Agra fort – the rusty and majestic red-sandstone fort of Agra stands on the banks of the river Yamuna and the construction was started by Emperor Akbar in 1566. The crescent-shaped fort with its 20-metre high, 2.4-km outer walls contains a maze of buildings that form a small city within a city and Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah.Over night stay in Hotel
Day 18: Agra – Delhi (By road 180 kms / 04 hrs) [ Departure]
After break fast visit the magnificent Taj Mahal (Taj Mahal remains closed on Friday) a poem in white marble – one of the seven wonders of the world which built by Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaj Mahal, The Taj mahal constructed by 20,000 men labored for over 17 years, Taj Mahal symbolize the richness of art and architecture of the Mughal period.
Check-out and drive to Delhi airport to board the flight back to your home with sweet memories, a bundle of souvenirs and an address book full of friends. (The Tour Ends)