Day 1: Delhi
Welcome to the Indian Capital. You are received on arrival at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Our representative will hand you our India travel kit that contains all your hotel and transport vouchers, air/rail tickets, a welcome letter from our Director and a list of do’ s and don’t s while travelling in India. Day is at leisure to let you overcome jet lag.
Day 2 : Mandawa
Drive to Mandawa. Here you see the fresoced havelis of rich traders of the area who have now moved to metropolitan cities.
Day 3 : Bikaner
Drive to Bikaner. Visit Junagarh fort (built on plains unlike all major forts of Rajasthan), camel breeding farm and the famous rat temple at Deshnok.
Day 4 : Jaipur
After breakfast, travel by road to the ‘pink city’ of Jaipur. The rest of your day is free for your own exploration of Jaipur’s action packed streets and magnificent palaces. Jaipur is a shoppers paradise. There is an amazing range of crafts available and Jaipur is also famous for it’s precious and semi-precious stones.
Day 5 : Jaisalmer
After breakfast, visit Amber Fort located 12 kilometers from Jaipur. The magnificent Amber Fort is a fine blend of Hindu and Muslim architecture.Return to Jaipur and visit the City Palace, situated in the heart of Jaipur’s old city. The palace is a blend of Rajput and Mughal architecture, it houses a Seven storied Chandra Mahal in the centre. Also visit Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), Jaipur’s most distinctive landmark. Built in 1799, this is an amazing example of Rajput architecture.
Day 6 : Agra
After breakfast, travel by road to Fatehpur Sikri, located approximately 40 kilometers from Agra. Fatehpur Sikri was the capital of the Mughal empire between 1571 and 1585 during the reign of Akbar. Time to see the most famous place in Agra which is Taj Mahal.
Day 7 : Back To Delhi (Tour Ends)
After Breakfast, Check out & drive
Further to Agra Fort.
Lunch at a restaurant .
Post Lunch, Departure for Delhi.
Arrival Delhi and dispersal.
Hope you return with an extra baggage – a bag full of memories.
Day 01: Arrive Delhi
As you arrive in Delhi, you will be received at the airport/ railway station from where you would be transfer to the hotel. Check in the hotel and freshen up. Afterwards, embark on a sightseeing tour of New Delhi, with visits to the Red Fort, Jama Masjid, India Gate, Laxmi Narayan Temple and Lotus Temple. You will also be driven past the Parliament House, Rashtrapati Bhawan and Rajpath. Stay overnight at hotel.
Day 02: Delhi – Agra
After an early morning, breakfast, check out from the hotel and drive towards Agra. Arrive at Agra, check in at a hotel and relax a while. Post lunch, visit the world famous Taj Mahal, Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah, Chini ka Rauza, Agra Fort, Akbar’s Fort at Sikandra, Dayal Bagh Temple, Jami Masjid and the Ram Bagh Lawns. Stay overnight at hotel.
Day 03: Agra –Ranthambore
In the evening drive to Ranthambore. Stay overnight at hotel.
Day 04: Ranthambore Sightseeing
Day Four will bring you enjoy an exhilarating jungle safari inside the wildlife sanctuary and have fun spotting wild animals and exotic birds. Try your luck at spotting the elusive Indian tigers. Visit the Ranthambore Fort situated inside the tiger reserve. Stay overnight at hotel.
Day 05: Ranthambore To Jaipur
After an early morning, breakfast, check out from the hotel and drive towards Jaipur. Upon arrival, check into a hotel and freshen up. We will visit the Hawa Mahal & Albert Museum. Post lunch; spend the rest of the time shopping in the vibrant markets of Jaipur such as the Johari Bazaar and Bapu Bazaar. Stay overnight at hotel.
Day 06: Jaipur To Delhi
Afterwards, check out from the hotel visit the Amber Fort and City Palace. Drive back to Delhi, from where you would be directly transferred to the airport/ railway station for the journey back home..
Day 01 :- Arrive in Delhi. Visit to heritage places in Delhi.
On your arrival in Delhi, you will be met by our representative and transferred to hotel. Delhi was the capital of Indraprastha and capital of the Pandavas during the Mahabharata. This magnificent city has been inhabited from the 6th century BC and has been a capital of many kingdoms. It has been destroyed and rebuilt many times and is called the “city of cities”. Delhi’s culture has been influenced by its different rulers and the city is full of beautiful monuments. The Mughal rulers influenced the food habits of the residents and Mughlai cuisine originated here. Due to the proximity of different states, all festivals are celebrated here. Old Delhi is a maze of small lanes lined and old buildings and New Delhi has large road with huge buildings. Delhi is the capital of India and is the hub for politics.
Your morning tour starts with Old Delhi, built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in 1639 AD. You will visit the Raj Ghat where father of our nation Mahatma Gandhi was cremated. You will be visiting the museum that was built to commemorate him. You will be driven past the iconic Red Fort and Chandni Chowk, a very popular and a busy market in Old Delhi to the next stop – Jama Masjid, one of the iconic, historic and largest mosques in India – built by Shah Jahan. A rickshaw ride in Chandni Chowk could be quite interesting as this part of the city is quite crowded as it is full of shops. These numerous shops sell delicious mouth-watering food, clothes, jewels, household goods, etc. and are virtually a shopper’s paradise.
In the afternoon, you will visit Qutub Minar, touted as India’s largest Minaret. Qutub Minar, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, was built in 1192 by Turk ruler Qutub-Ud-Din Aibak. You will then move forward to Humayun’s tomb, yet another UNESCO world heritage site. Your next stop is India Gate, built in memory of the Unknown Soldier. You will be driven past the Parliament House, President’s House and other Government Secretarial Buildings, to your final destination will be at Lakshminarayan Temple, a temple dedicated to Lakshmi and Lord Narayana. Overnight is in Delhi.
Day 02 :- Drive from Delhi to Mandawa.
Today, you will be transferred by road from Delhi to Mandawa. Shekhawati was established by Shekhawat Rajputs and named after Rao Shekha. These kings built more than 50 forts and palaces and most of them have been converted to heritage hotels. The villages of Shekhawati are famous for the painted havelis or houses and have the highest number of frescos in the world.
The Marwaris were an influential business community in this region and in the 19th century, many left their families to migrate to larger cities where they succeeded quite well. With this money, the Marwaris built large houses in these villages and to tell the world about their success, they hired artists to paint these houses and havelis. Rest of the day is at leisure. The transport is at your disposal with-in the city limits. Overnight is in Mandawa or one of the villages of Shekhawati.
Day 03 :- Visit to heritage places in Mandawa.
This morning, you will be visiting the Shekhawati villages like Mandawa, Nawalgarh, Dundlod, etc. In 1755, Thakur Nawal Singh founded Mandawa and it houses a collection of armories, old costumes, canons from 1820, ancient coins and other interesting items. The villages of Shekhawati have beautiful frescoes, havelis and mansions and this area is called “The Open Art Gallery”. The artists painted frescos depicting mythological images of gods, goddesses and animals. Quite a lot of these beautiful havelis have been converted to very nice and comfortable hotels. The transport is at your disposal with-in the city limits. Overnight is in Mandawa or one of the villages of Shekhawati.
Day 04 :- Drive from Mandawa to Pushkar. Later, visit to heritage places in Pushkar.
In the morning, you will be transferred by road from Mandawa to Pushkar. In the afternoon, you will be visiting Pushkar – one of the most sacred pilgrimages for Hindus and considered to be one of the oldest existing cities in India and it is said that Lord Brahma created this holiest of cities for the Hindus. When a demon Vajra Nabha killed Brahma’s children, Brahma hit him with a lotus flower which killed the demon. A lotus petal fell in Pushkar and a lake was formed where Brahma performed a sacrifice on a full moon day. A temple dedicated to Brahma is the only one of its kind in the world. Hindus believe that bathing in the lake will ensure salvation. Pushkar is famous for its Camel fair when thousands of camels and cattle are traded. The transport is at your disposal with-in the city limits. Overnight is in Pushkar.
Day 05 :- Drive from Pushkar to Jaipur. Visit to heritage places in Jaipur.
Early in the morning, you will drive from Pushkar to Jaipur. Jaipur, also known as the pink city is the capital of Rajasthan. Many captivating palaces are present here having breathtaking design and architecture. In the 18th century Prince of Wales had visited Jaipur and the entire city was painted in pink color and due to these pink buildings the city is known as the pink city. Origin of Jaipur lie 260 year back. It was built by Maharaja Jai Singh and Jaipur got its name from this king. The rest of the day could be spent visiting the Jaipur bazaars or walking down the crowded colorful streets. Jaipur’s colorful bazaars offer a good opportunity for shopping.
On arrival from Pushkar, you will start the city tour with a visit of Amer fort also known as Amer Palace, the earlier capital of Jaipur. This magnificent fort was constructed in red sand-stone and marble by Raja Man Singh and is divided into four sections each with a courtyard. The main entrance gate is Surajpol having a fascinating architecture. Near the Ganesh Gate, there is a temple dedicated to the Goddess Sila Devi. The Diwan-e-Aam – hall of public audience, Diwan-e-Khas – hall of private audience, Sheesh Mahal – palace of mirrors and Sukh Niwas are quite beautiful. At the Sukh Niwas, a pleasant climate is created by winds that blow over a water cascade. You could ascend the fort by walking up the steps or on an elephant’s back or in jeeps.
In Jaipur you will be taken to Maharaja City Palace, a royal palace with seven storey as well as Jantar Mantar, the observatory. This wonderful observatory attracts mathematicians as well as astronomers from the whole world. City palace is perfect blend of all three excellent styles (Mughal, Rajput and European). Another palace, Hawa Mahal is popular all over the world for its magnificent architecture. You will be taken through Pink Rose Garden as well business centers of Jaipur. A tour of Jaipur is not complete without shopping. Jaipur is famous for clothes, carpets, precious and semi-precious stones and jewelry and various handicrafts made of wood, metals, etc. and also for silk paintings and miniatures. The transport is at your disposal with-in the city limits. Overnight in Jaipur.
Day 06 :- Drive from Jaipur to Fatehpur Sikri to Agra.
This morning, you will be transferred from Jaipur to Agra enroute visiting Fatehpur Sikri, built in the 16th century by Emperor Akbar. Fatehpur Sikri holds exceptional testimony to Mughal civilization and is one of well-known UNESCO World heritage site of India and has various historical monuments. You will visit the Jama Masjid, followed by the Tomb of Salim Chishti, the five storied Panch Mahal and Buland Darwaza a graceful monument and stupendous piece of beautiful architectures. It is central portico with a total of three arched entrances and is locally known as Horseshoe gate. You will visit the other graceful buildings of this place such as Ibadat Khana, Mariam-uz-Zamani’s palace, Naubat Khana and Birbal’s house. Later you will be driven to Agra. Overnight is in Agra.
Day 07 :- Visit to heritage places in Agra.
Agra the former capital of Hindustan is a city on the banks of the river Yamuna. Agra is a major tourist destination of India and a part of the Golden Triangle Tour along with Delhi and Jaipur. Agra also known as Akbarabad went through its peak during the time of Mughals and was the capital of under the Mughal rulers Akbar, Jahangir and Shahjehan. In the morning tour of Agra, you will be taken to Taj Mahal, one of the wonders of the world. This beautiful building is elegantly built with white marble by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan between the years 1631 to 1648 and it was built in the memory of his favorite beloved Queen Mumtaz Mahal. Standing majestically on banks of Yamuna River, this breathtaking, immensely beautiful monument is synonymous to romance and love.
Your next stop Agra Fort is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and known for its architectural structure and was built in the 16th century during the Mughal Empire. This place comprises of several fairy-tale palaces like Khas Mahal and Jahangir Palace. Over here you will also get a chance to see Diwan-e-Aam and Diwan-e-Khas, which are also known as private audience hall and public audience hall. Agra is famous for inlaid marble work and handicrafts made of marble, wood and metal. The transport is at your disposal with-in the city limits. TAJ MAHAL IS CLOSED ON FRIDAYS. Overnight is in Agra.
Day 08 :- Drive from Agra to Delhi.
This day you will be transferred from Agra to Delhi airport in time for your return flight. As most of the flights depart after mid-night, accommodation is not included in Delhi.
DAY 01 : ARRIVE AT DELHI
UPON ARRIVAL AT DEHLI AIRPOT, WILL BE RECEIVED BY THE REPRESENTATIVE OF TRAVEL NOW INDIA, YOU WILL BE TRANSFERRED TO A HOTEL BOOKED IN ADVANCE, DELHI IS THE FIRST STOP OF RAJASTHAN TOUR, DINNER & OVERNIGHT AT HOTEL .
DAY 02 : DELHI
AFTER BREAKFAST, YOU WILL EMBARK ON A TOUR OF DELHI, YOU WILL BEGIN WITH THE ATTRACTION OF NEW DELHI AS INDIA GATE, RASHTRAPATI BHAWAN, LOTUS TEMPLE, QUTUB MINAR, ETC. THEREAFTER, YOU WILL GO YO OLD DELHI TO VISIT THE NUMEROUS TOURIST ATTRACTION . START WITH THE RED FORT. IT IS A GIGANTIC FORTRESS MADE OF RED STONE . ACROSS THE ROAD TO VISIT THE OLDEST MOSQUE IN INDIA, JAMA MASJID . GO TO CHANDANI CHOWK IN A RICKSHAW, LATER WILL HAVE TO PAY THEIR RESPECT TO RAJ GHAT THE FATHER OF THE NATION . RETURN TO HOTEL AND SPEND THE NIGHT THERE .
DAY 03 : DELHI – AGRA
AFTER TAKING BREAKFAST, WE DRIVER TO AGRA ( 220 KM APROX / 04-05 HOURS APROX ) . ARRIVING THERE, TRANSFER HOTEL . LATER, VISIT AGRA FORT . NEXY GOT TO ITMAD-UD-DAULAH ALSO KNOWN AS BAY MAHAL BUIT BY EMPRESS NOOR JAHAN IN MEMORY OF HIS FATHER . AT NIGHT YOU CAN EXPLORE THE INCOMPARABLE BEAUTY OF TAJ MAHAL . IT SEEMS MAGICAL IN THE RED SUNSET . IT WAS BUILT BY MUGHAL EMPEROR SHAH JAHAN IN MEMEROY OF HIS BELOVED WIFE, MUMTAZ MAHAL . AFTER THE WONDER FUL TOUR OF TAJ MAHAL, YOU WILL HABE DINNER AND STAY AT THE HOTEL.
DAY 04 : AGRA – JAIPUR
AFTER BREAKFAST, WE DRIVER TO JAIPUR, ENROUT VISIT FATEHPUR SIKRI – THE DESERT CITY BUILT BY EMPEROR AKBAR. CONTNUE DRIVING TO JAIPUR. UPON ARRIVAL AT JAIPUR, WHICH IS RECORDED IN A HOTEL . EXPLORE THE TOURIST ATTRACTION SUCH AS HAWA MAHAL JANATAR MANTAR, CITY PALACE, JAL MAHAL . DINNER AND OVERNIGHT AT HOTEL.
DAY 05 : JAIPUR – PUSHKAR
AFTER BREAKFAST, VISIT AMBER FORT . ENJOY THE SLENDID ELEPHANT TRAVEL TO THE FORTRESS .LATER, YOU WILL DRIVER TO PUSHKAR. ARRIVE THERE,.YOU COULD VISIT THE TEMPLE OF BRAHMA . IT IS BELIEVED THAT LORD BRAHMA AND HIS WIFE MAD RITUAL IN THE LAKE THE BRAHMA TEMPLE OS SOLELY DEDICATED TO LORD BRAHMA. PUSHKAR IS ALSO FAMOUS FOR CATTLE FAIR HELD DURING OCTOBER AND NOVEMBER . YOU CAN ALSO VISIT THE SACRED LAKE,DINNER AND OVERNIGHT AT THE HOTEL.
DAY 06 : PUSHKAR – UDAIPUR
AFTER BREAKFAST, WE DRIVE TO UDAIPUR . ARRIVING THERE,HE CHECKS INTO A HOTEL .SPEND THE DAY AT LEISURE. DINNER AND OVERNIGHT AT THE HOTEL.
DAY 07 : UDAIPUR
AFTER BREAKFAST . SET OUT FOR SIGHT SEEING TOUR OF UDAIPUR . HE IS KNOWN AS ONE OF THE MOST ROMANTIC OF RAJASTHAN TOUR. YOU WILL VISIT PLACES OF INTEREST LIKE CITY PALACE AND MUSEUM, JADGISH TEMPLE, SAHELION KI BARI, LAKE PALACE, ETC ENJOY A BOAT RIDE ON LAKE PICHOLA . DRIVER BACK TO HOTEL DINNER AND NIGHT STAY.
DAY 08 : UDAIPUR JODHPUR
AFTER BREAKFAST DRIVE TO JODHPUR, WE DRIVE TO JODHPUR. EN ROUTE VISIT RANAKPUR JAIN TEMPLES, CONTINUE RIDE TO JODHPUR, THE SECOND LARGEST CITY IN RAJASTHAN . ARRIVNG THERE, HE CHECKS INTO A HOTEL.
DAY 09 : JODHPUR
AFTER BREAKFAST, VISIT FULL DAY CITY TOUR, JODHPUR IS ON THE EDGE OF THE THAR DESERT. IN THE AFTERNOON, WHICH WILL GO ON SIGHTSEEING TOUR OF JODHPUR. IT WAS FOUNDED BY PRINCE JODHA IN 1459/ EXPLORE THE IMPOSING MEHRANGARH FORT ON A HILL OF SANDSTONE. DURING THE VISIT OF FORT MOTI MAHAL, PHOOL MAHAL, JASWANT THADA AND UMAID PUBLIC GARDEN .DINNER AND OVERNIGHT AT THE HOTEL.
DAY 10 : JODHPUR –KHURI
AFTER BREAKFAST, WE DRIVE TO KHURI . WHEN YOU GET THERE,. EVENING CAMEL RIDE IN KHURI OVERNIGHT IN KHURI .
DAY 11 : KHURI JAISALMER
AFTER BREAKFAST DRIVE TO JAISALMER,CHECK IN A HOTEL ON ARRIVAL, THEN WE VISIT THE VARIOUS TOURIST ATTRACTION OF JAISALMER . VISIT FABULAS JAISALMER FORT AND MUSEUM. YOU WILL RELIVE HISTORY WHILE VISITING THE PATWON KI HAVELI AND KOTHARI HAVELI . ENJOY A CAMEL RIDE ALONG THE SAND DUNES. DINNER AND OVERNIGHT AT HOTEL.
DAY 12 : JAISALMER BIKANER
AFTER BREAKFAST, WE DRIVE TO BIKANER . WHEN YOU GET THERE .GOT ON A SIGHTSEEING TRIP OF BIKANER. THIS CITY WAS FOUNDED BY RAO BIKAJI., CAN VISIT JAIN TEMPLE, LAL GARG PALACE, JUNAGARH FORT,DESHNOKE TEMPLE ( RAT TEMPLE ) ADTER THIS DINNER AND OVERNIGHT AT HOTEL.
DAY 13 : BIKANER – MANDAWA
AFTER BREAKFAST, DEPARTURE TO THE NEXT DESTINATION OF RAJASTHAN TOUR . ARRIVING THERE, HE CHECKS INTO A HOTEL . VISIT THE SHEKAWATI REGION, ONCE DOMINATED BY NAWABS KAYAMKHANI UNTIL 1730 . OVERNIGHT AT HOTEL.
DAY 14 : MANDAWA – DELHI ( 180 KM APRROX )
AFTER BREAKFAST …DRIVE TO DELHI.