Day 1: Arrive in Delhi
Arrive in Delhi by evening, transfer to hotel for night stay. No Meals included in luxury Rajasthan tour package at this time.
Day 2 : Delhi, Mandawa( Nawalgarh ) 275km, 5h30-
Early departure to Mandawa , located in Shekawati region of Rajasthan. Visit the painted Havelis ( traditional houses built by sandstone) of Mandawa, with beautiful frescoes and elaborated architecture , charming market town with narrow lane built in the XVIII century , Visit the fortress of Nawalgarth built in 1737 by Nawal Singh, Overnight at the hotel.
Day 3: Mandawa ( Nawalgarh) – Bikaner, 190km.5h30
In the morning transfer to Bikaner, en route visit the beautiful havelis of Fathpur famous for its murals painting and then continued to Bikaner, a former stage of the caravan route. Check into your hotel. Later visit the Lal Garh Palace, Juna garh fort built by Raja Rai sigh between 1589 and 1593. Camel breeding farm, If time allows visit Jain temple of Bandsar yellow stone carving with vibrant painting. Night in hotel and experience the luxury holidays in Rajasthan.
Day 4 : Bikaner to jaiselmer. 268 km. 6h.
Leave early in the morning to visit the famous temple of rats ( the Karni Mata temple) at Deshnookh, after visit road to Jaiselmer located deep inside the thar desert.
A Golden city, built by Raja Jaisel Rajput ruler in the year 1156 AD , once an important halt for caravans of the Silk route that crossed the Thar desert to visit the province of Sindh in Pakistan, Late afternoon visit Gadisar to enjoy the sun set, fort and Jain temple, Night in hotel.
Day 5 : Jaiselmer and Sam sand dune.
Morning visit, Patwon ki Haveli and salim singh Haveli built by the traders of that era, out of those existing Havlis one haveli is converted into a museum and other houses the works of local craftsmen of that era. Afternoon drive to Sam. En route stop a while to get glimpse of stunning Bara Bagh Or garden is the memorial where the nobles and their families were cremated. Stroll on sand dune including joy camel ride (in option) and later stunning sun set view against the dune is amazing. Evening back to Jaiselmer, night in hotel.
Day 6: Jaiselmer – Jodhpur. 280 kms. 6 h
Morning departure to Jodhpur, the city where powerful Rajput clan of Rathore has strong hold. Stand at the edge of Thar Desert. Visit impressive Mehrangar fort, built in the 15th century and the Jaswant Thada a white marble tomb, then stroll in the Sadar Bazar of blue city. Jodhpur is fondly referred to as the ‘blue city ’ because of indigo coloured houses in the old town ,Traditionally , blue signified home are Brahmans. One can view nicely these houses from the ramparts of the Meharangarh which looms high above the buzzing city. Night in hotel.
Day 7: Jodhpour to Udaipur via Ranakpur. 300 kms .
Leave to the Romantic city of Udaipur, “City of lakes: Is a historic capital of the kingdom of Mewar,was founded in 1553 by Maharana Udai Singh of the Sisodia clan of Rajput, En route stop over at ,Ranakpur situated in a quiet and beautiful remote valley of the Mount Arawali. The Choumukha or four faced temple here is dedicated to Tirthankara Adinatha and is built in 1439, superbly crafted and well kept temple has 29 halls,1444 pillars and don’t have similarity to each other.
Later driving through the mountains road, reached one of the most charming city in Rajasthan: Udaipur is situated on the bank of Pitcola lake and in lap of high hills around. Check in to hotel, evening free visit. night in hotel .
Day 8: Udaipur
Visit of the majestic city Palace built at the bank of Lake Pichola, its a wonderful blend of Medieval, European and Chinese Architecture and is often distinguished as the largest palace complex in Rajasthan.
Sahelion ki Bari or Courtyard of the Maiden, have beautiful lotus pools, marble pavilions and elephant- shaped fountains.
Evening one can take joy boat ride at Lake Pichola ( sub to the time availability in option ) To get the mystic beauty of grand palaces,Marvel temples, and bathing ghats Where local gather to take bath. Or simply stroll in Bazzar. Night in hotel .
Day 9: Udaipur – Pushkar, 160 kms.
Leave to Pushkar , check in hotel and visit the holy town .
It is very important pilgrimage centre of Hindu and its saying that devotee should visit at least once in life time, There are large number of Sadhu who mainly congregate around the lake and temples. Sevaral Ghats runs to the lake where pilgrims are constantly taking bath in holy water of lake, During festival time day is to visit the world famous spectacular Camel fair or one can add on extra day to get deep insight of the festival. Night in hotel.
Day 10: Pushakar—Jaipur 146 kms.
Departure for Jaipur, the capital of Rajputana. Visit the Hawa Mahal
the Palace of Winds. And stroll through the bustling bazaars of the Pink City. In evening at the cinema in the Rajmandir, dinner and night in hotel,
Day 11: Jaipur
After breakfast excursion to the Amber Fort located at the distance of 10 kms at the out skirt of Jaipur c ity. One can take the Elephant ride to the ramparts of the fort as did the Maharajas of the time where you will visit the palace and temple dedicated to Goddess Kali , After visit back to city , In the afternoon half an hour Rickshaw ride in the city, rest time at leisure to visit the colorful bazar, night in hotel.
Day 12: Jaipur – Agra via Fatehpur Sikri , 220 kms
Departure to the cities where power of the great Mughals has been exercised .En route visit Fatehpur Sikri, the city of red sandstone became the impossible dream of Emperor Akbar. Lunch on the way, Following the journey to Agra., afternoon visit Taj Mahal, one of the most famous monuments of the world, built in the seventeenth century by the Emperor Shah Jahan as a token of eternal love ,night in hotel.
Day 13: Agra-Delhi 200 kms.
Morning visit to red Fort and drive to Delhi, As per time availability lotus temple or Grand Minaret ( Kutub Minar ) can be visited, Take glimpse of India gate and president house. night I hotel.
Day 14: Delhi and Departure
Morning visit spice market and colorful streets of Chandani chowk in old Delhi by Tricycle rickshaw to mingle with real Indian folk. Visit grand Mosque (closed on prayer hours) and take outer view of Red fort, Pay homage to the father of nation, ( Mahatama Gandhi ) at Raj ghat. After lunch free time to visit the souvenir shops or visit Humaun tomb. Evening farewell dinner in the city. Transfer to the airport and fly out toward your destination, No hotel in Delhi.