Day 01: Arrive Delhi
Scheduled arrival at Delhi IGI Airport. Our representative will assist you to reach designated hotel. Relax and spend time in leisure activities. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 02: Delhi – Full day City tour
Have breakfast in the hotel and thereafter we shall take you on guided tour of historic city. We will visit places in Old and Delhi including the majestic Red Fort, built of red sand stone by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in 1648;Jama Masjid – the largest mosque in India; Rajghat -memorial to Mahatma Gandhi.
We shall take you Chandani Chowk established in Mughal era. You can enjoy a ride on cycle rickshaws.The rickshaw puller sits on a small cushion in the front and take two passengers on the seat through serpentine streets. Later, you will visit Rashtrapati Bhawan, once residence of the British Viceroys; glorious India Gate – a memorial constructed in honour of the Indian soldiers martyred during the Afghan war, Humanyun’s Tomb -regarded a prototype of the famed Taj Mahal. It was built by emperor Humanyun’s wife and took eight years to complete.
In the evening we shall take you Janpath – the heart of the city where you can buy some souvenirs for your friends and relatives. Get back to hotel. Overnight stay in the hotel.
(Every Monday Red Fort is closed)
Day 03: Delhi/ Agra (210Kms, 5Hrs drive)
Have an early breakfast in the hotel and proceed to Agra. It is small town located on the banks of river Yamuna in Uttar Pradesh. You are expected to reach Agra by 12:30-1pm. Check into the designated hotel. After freshen up our guide will take you for an excursion to Taj Mahal.
Also called the Seven Wonders of the World- Taj Mahal was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in 1653 AD in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaj Mahal. It took 22 years to build this marvellous and magnificent monument with the help of 20,000 workers.Later, visit Agra Fort built by the great Mughal emperor Akbar in 1565 AD followed by a visit to Tomb of Itimad–ud–Daula fort. It is also called a draft of Taj Mahal. You can explore the city on your own during rest of the time. Back to hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.
(Every Friday Taj Mahal is closed)
Day 04: Agra /Jaipur (245Kms, 4.5Hrs drive)
After having breakfast in the coffee shop of the hotel depart for next destination – Jaipur. Visit Fatehpur Sikri en route. It was established in 1569 by the great Mughal emperor Akbar as the capital of Mughal Empire. It was abandoned after 16 years due to lack of water and turmoil in the north-west areas of Rajputana. Akbar gotmade many magnificent buildings in this complex which are worth visiting. Major attractions of this place are Buland Darwaza, Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chishti, Diwan-i- Aam and Panch Mahal among others.
After spending around two hours there is scheduled departure for Jaipur. Check into hotel after arrival atJaipur in afternoon. After freshen up feel free to indulge in leisure activities, visit local markets to buy fascinating souvenirs for your relatives and friends. Back to hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Set in picturesque and rugged hills, the Amber Fort is a fascinating blend of Mughal architecture. It was constructed by Raja Mann Singh in 1592 and completed by Sawai Jai Singh. The fort is made up of red sand stone and white marble.
Later, head towards City Palace, a famous landmark which is spread over a large area and occupies one seventh of the city. Walk to the adjacent Jantar Mantar or Astronomical Observatory made by the Maharaja of Jaipur. It has also been included in the list of world heritage sites by UNESCO. Shop till you drop in the local markets. Look for souvenirs, traditional Rajasthani attires, colourful artefacts and articles. Overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 06: Jaipur – Pushkar (135Kms, 3.5Hrs drive)
After having breakfast in the hotel drive towards Pushkar. Upon arrival check into the designated hotel. After freshen up visit Brahma temple and Pushkar Lake. Spend rest of time free in leisure activities. Overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 07: Pushkar – Udaipur (300Kms, 7Hrs drive)
Head towards Udaipur in morning. Arrival by afternoon and check into the designated hotel. Spend rest of time free in leisure activities. Overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 08: Udaipur
Post breakfast in the hotel sneak out for a city tour and visit various places. Visit Saheliyon-Ki-Bari, the garden for the maids of honour of the queen and Jagdish temple – dedicated to Lord Vishnuand approachable by a broad flight of steps. It is constructed on a rectangular platform on the lines of Indo-Aryan style of architecture. Also, visit City Palace – located beside Lake Pichola and BhartiyaLok Kala Mandir (Folk Art Museum) followed by a common boat ride in Lake Pichola. Spend rest of time free in leisure activities.
Overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 09: Udaipur/ Jodhpur (250Kms, 5Hrs drive)
Post breakfast in the hotel drive to Jodhpur. Visit Ranakpur Jain Temples en route. It is an exceptionally beautiful excursion via rugged hills of Rajasthan. The Jain Temples of Ranakpur in Aravalli Valley have one of the best complexes of Jain religion.It is recognised for its grand architecture and highly decorated ceilings, walls as well as 1444 different pillars.The designing of temples in this complex was done by priests and their successors continued working here. Check into the designated hotel upon arrival.
Visit Mehrangarh Fort and Jaswant Thada in afternoon. Overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 10: Jodhpur / Jaisalmer (280Kms, 6Hrs drive)
After breakfast drive down to Jaisalmer. It is a small city in the heart of the Thar, the Great Indian Desert. Check into designated hotel upon arrival. After freshen up enjoy a camel ride on the sand dunes at Sam Village. Later, relish delicious dinner accompanied by Thar Desert Folk Dance on sand dunes during sunset. Overnight stay in the hotel.
Megh Durbar and various temples are worth visiting. Salim Singh-ki-Haveli and Patwon-Ki-Haveli are some of the beautiful mansions with stone carving and intricate lattice work.
Overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 12: Jaisalmer / Bikaner (330 kilometers, 7 hour’s drive)
After having breakfast in the hotel drive towards Bikaner. Check into the designated hotel upon arrival. After freshen up we will take you for half day city tour including visit to places like Junagarh Fort, Camel Breeding Farm and prominent temples. Overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 13: Bikaner / Mandawa (170 kilometers, 4.5 hour’s drive)
After having breakfast head to Mandawa. It is part of Shekhawati region and lies between Jhunjhunu and Sikar. Check into the designated hotel upon arrival. After freshen up explore villages and visit Nawalgarh Fort (Bala Kila Fort) -built by Thakur Nawal Singh. It was founded in 1737 AD. Later, visit Roop Niwas Palace – about one kilometre away from Nawalgarh Fort. The glorious Roop Niwas Palace was built by Thakur Roop Singh Ji and RawalMadan Singh Ji. The palace has well-laid garden and fountains. Visit Anandilal Poddar Haveli, Murarka Haveli, Aath Haveli Complex among others.
Overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 14: Mandawa / Delhi International Airport Departure (260 kilometers, 5.5 hour’s drive)
After breakfast in the hotel spend day time in leisure activities till scheduled departure for Delhi. Reach Delhi International airport upon arrival to board flight for respective destination. This concludes a joyful tour to north Indian cities.