Arrive Delhi, meet & assistance at the airport and transfer to the hotel.Night stay at Delhi.
Morning after breakfast and drive to Jaipur. Arrive Jaipur and check-in at the hotel. Later proceed for city sightseeing tour of Jaipur.
CITY PALACE - A delightful blend of Mughal and traditional Rajasthani architecture, the City Palace sprawls over one-seventh of the area in the walled city. It houses the Chandra Mahan, Shri Govind Dev Temple and the City Palace Museum.
JANTAR MANTAR - This is the largest and the best preserved of the five observatories built by Jai Singh II in different parts of the country. This observatory consisting of outsized astronomical instruments is still in use. Night stay at Jaipur.
Morning after breakfast proceed for excursion to Amber Fort. Elephant ride ascent to the fort.
AMBER FORT PALACE - Amber is the classic romantic Rajasthani fort palace. Its construction was started by Man Singh I in 1592, and completed by his descendent Jai Singh I. Its forbidding exterior belies an inner paradise where a beautiful fusion of Mughal and Hindu styles finds its ultimate expression. Continue sightseeing.
HAWA MAHAL - The ornamental facade of this "Palace of Winds" is a prominent landmark in Jaipur. Their five-storey structures of sandstone plastered pink encrusted with fine trelliswork and elaborate balconies. The palace has 953 niches and windows. Built in 1799 by Pratap Singh, the Mahal was a royal grandstand for the palace women.
BIRLA TEMPLE - Situated in the south of Jaipur, Laxmi Narayan Temple is one of the many such temples built by wealthy Birla family in India, thus it is also known as Birla Mandir. The temple is a great reminder of the secular traditions India has shown over the centuries. The temple has been constructed in white marble and has three domes, each portraying the different approaches to religion. The temple is situated at the foot of Moti Doongri Fort, converted as a small palace by Ram Singh II for his wife Gayatri Devi. Night stay at Jaipur.
Morning after breakfast and drive to Mandawa. Arrive Mandawa and check-in at the hotel. Later visit Mandawa, founded 1755 by Thakur Nawal Singh and still the home of his descendants has beautiful frescoes, Havelis and mansions. Mandawa castle one of the finest castles of Rajasthan, is now a hotel and house of collection of armories, costumes of ancestors, canons from 1820 ancient coins, numismatic collection and many other interesting items, preserved in a museum. Night stay at Mandawa.
After breakfast drive to Bikaner. Arrive to Bikaner and check-in at the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Night stay at Bikaner.
Morning after breakfast proceed for city sightseeing tour of Bikaner. Bikaner is named after its founder Rao Bika Ji 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 gates. 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. Also visit Lallgarh Palace, the museum, and Bhanda Sagar Jain and Deshnoke Rat temple. Night stay at Bikaner.
After breakfast drive to Jaisalmer. Arrive to Jaisalmer and check-in at the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Night stay at Jaisalmer.
Morning after breakfast proceed for city sightseeing tour of Jaisalmer visiting the burnished sandstone Jaisalmer, Throbbing in the heart of the Thar, 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 magnificent fort, the Patwon Ki Haveli (Mansion) and Salim Singh Ki Haveli, with their carved balconies and brackets, which are supreme examples of the art. Evening enjoy camel ride – along with culture program and Dinner. Night stay in Jaisalmer.
After breakfast drive to Jodhpur. Arrive to Jodhpur and check-in at the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Night stay at Jodhpur.
Morning after breakfast proceed for city sightseeing tour of Prince Jodha founded city Jodhpur- the stronghold of the fierce Rathore clan, in 1459. 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. Night stay at Jodhpur.
After breakfast drive to Mt. Abu. Arrive to Mt. Abu and check-in at the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Night stay at Mt. Abu.
Morning after breakfast proceed for city sightseeing tour of Mt. Abu.
DILWARA JAIN TEMPLE – These remarkable Jain temples are Mount Abu's main attraction and among the finest examples includes two temples in which the art of carving marble reached unsurpassed heights.
HOUSE OF ELEPHANTS - House of Elephants', with figures of elephants marching in procession to the temple entrance. The later ' Tejpal temple ' is dedicated to Neminath, the 22nd tirthankar, and was built in 1230 by the brothers Tejpal and Vastupal. The carving is so fine that, in places, the marble becomes almost transparent.
NIKKI LAKE – Nakki Lake is virtually in the heart of Mount Abu and is a big attraction with tourists. The lake takes its name from the legend that it was scooped out by a god, using only his nails, or nakh. It's a pleasant stroll around the lake - look for the strange rock formations. On the lake there is a dilapidated concrete boat-shaped snack bar. Night stay in Mt. Abu.
After breakfast drive to Udaipur. Arrive to Udaipur and check-in at the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Night stay at Udaipur.
Morning after breakfast proceed for city sightseeing tour of Udaipur, built in 1559. A.D. by Maharaja Udai Singh and has been described the most romantic spot on the continent of India by Col. James Todd. Visit the city Palace Museum, the Jagdish temple, Sahelion ki Bari (Queen's resort for their friends) Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir (Folk Art Museum) and the Pratap Memorial. Also enjoy Boat ride at Lake Pichola. Night stay at Udaipur.
After breakfast drive to Chittorgarh. Arrive Chittorgarh and check-in at the hotel. Later visit the magnificent 7th century Chittorgarh Fort. On way to the fort you can see two chhatris or memorials of Jaimal and Kalla marking the spots where they fell while defending the fort during the siege of 1568. Other attractions inside the fort include Vijay Stambh (Tower of Victory) and the Kirti Stambh (Tower of Fame). Night stay at Chittorgarh.
Morning after breakfast and drive to Kota. Arrive Kota and check-in at the hotel. Later visit in Kota. On the eastern banks of the Chambal River near the Kota Barrage, is located the City Fort and Palace. Within the city palace is the museum which houses a good collection of artifacts. The Kishore Sagar Tank built in 1346 and the Jagmandir Palace located on a small island at the centre of this tank is other sources of tourist attraction. The Brij Vilas Palace Museum, Chambal Gardens and the Chhatar Bilas Gardens. Night stay in Kota.
After breakfast and drive to Ranthambhore. Arrive Ranthambhore and check-in at the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Night stay at Ranthambhore.
Early morning visit to the National Park and enjoy jungle safari in a Canter (a vehicle which is open on the top) in the National Park. Later back to hotel. After lunch second visit to the National Park and enjoy the game viewing again. Night stay in Ranthambhore.
Morning after breakfast and drive to Agra. Arrive Agra and check-in at the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Night stay at Agra.
Morning after breakfast check-out from the hotel and proceed for city sightseeing tour of Agra; the home of the immortal Taj Mahal, the inimitable poem in white marble is the first expression of love of an Emperor Shahjahan for his queen Mumtaz Mahal. This great monument was completed in 1653 AD. Agra Fort, the imposing structure on the banks of the river Yamuna is replete with priceless examples of craftsmanship in the Mughal period, including the beautiful pearl Mosque; it was designed and built by Emperor Akbar in 1565 AD. After sightseeing continue drive to Delhi. Arrive Delhi and check-in at hotel. Night stay in Delhi.
Morning after breakfast proceed for city sightseeing tour of Delhi visiting Old & New Delhi.
OLD DELHI - A sightseeing tour of Old Delhi would entail visiting the Raj Ghat - the memorial site where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated; Jama Masjid - the largest mosque in India.
NEW DELHI - An extensive sightseeing tour of New Delhi would include a visit to the Qutub Minar, a drive along the ceremonial avenue - Rajpath, past the imposing India Gate, Parliament House, and the President's Residence and would end with a drive through the Diplomatic Enclave. Night stay at Delhi.
Day 22: Departure
Morning departure transfer to the airport to board the flight for onward journey. Tour ends with sweets memories.
Mr. Subhash Kothari
302, 3rd Floor, Arihant Plaza, Calgary Road, Malviya Nagar, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India - 302017
Golden Triangle with Haridwar and Rishikesh Tour - 6 D / 5 N
Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Haridwar - Rishikesh - Delhi
Golden Triangle with Himachal Tour. - 15 D / 14 N
Delhi - Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Jaipur - Delhi - Shimla - Kufri - Shimla - Kullu - Manali - Rohtang Pass - Manali - Dharamsala - Dalhousie - Amritsar - Delhi
Haveli Tour of Rajasthan - 10 D / 9 N
Jaipur - Ajmer - Pushkar - Udaipur - Jodhpur - Jaisalmer - Manvar - Jodhpur
Rajasthan Famous Safari Tour - 10 D / 9 N
Delhi - Mandawa - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Ajmer - Pushkar - Jaipur - Delhi
Romantic Rajasthan Tour - 12 D / 11 N
Delhi - Udaipur - Jodhpur - Jaisalmer - Khimsar - Pushkar - Ajmer - Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra - Delhi
Delhi Jaipur Udaipur Train Tour - 6 D / 5 N
Delhi - Jaipur - Udaipur - Delhi
Golden Triangle Tour - 4 D / 3 N
Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Delhi
Rajasthan Train Tour - 7 D / 6 N
Delhi - Jaipur - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Delhi
Golden Triangle Tour with Tiger Safari - 8 D / 7 N
Delhi - Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Ranthambhore - Jaipur - Delhi
Kerala Backwater Magic Tour - 7 D / 6 N
Cochin - Munnar - Thekkady - Kumarakom - Cochin