Meeting and assistance and transfer to hotel. CHECK IN 12 NOON. Afternoon city tour of Delhi- Old Delhi constitutes of Red Fort built by Emperor Shahjehaan in 1638 AD,Jama Mosque largest mosque in India also built by Shahjehan, Raj Ghat and Shanti van-the cremation sites of Mahatma Gandhi and Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru and drives past Chandni Chowk, the main congested shopping hub of Old Delhi.
New Delhi includes Qutab Minar, one of the earliest remains of Imperial Delhi (13th century AD ) Humayun's Tomb-the fine monument believed to be forerunner of Taj Mahal, India Gate, the 42 metre high arch was raised as a memorial to soldiers, drives past Parliament House, President's House, Secretariat Building, Laxminarayan Temple and The Connaught Place. Overnight at hotel.
Breakfast at hotel. Morning drive to Mandawa, heart of the Shekhawati region of Rajasthan known for its frescoed havelis. Driving in a south-westerly direction form Delhi one immediately leaves behind the urban environs of the capital of India and gets the glimpses of the country side. Stopping midway at Peer Mal Ki Haveli. On arrival in Mandawa check into your hotel.
In the afternoon visit the Havelis notable among them being the Chokani, Ladia and the Saraf Havelis. Overnight at hotel.
Breakfast at hotel. After an early breakfast start the drive at 0700 hours to Bikaner, which is in true desert country, and part of the ancient caravan route that came from west and central Asia. After traversing this part of the Thar desert , one arrives at the fortified city of Bikaner. Check into the hotel. Afternoon city tour of -Bikaner city is bolstered by imposing walls and has a 16th century Junagarh fort housing old palaces, temples and a 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. An enormous arched doorway leads to the Joramal Temple. The royal chapel is Har Mandir where royal weddings and births were once celebrated. Overnight at hotel.
Breakfast at hotel. Depart at 0700 hours after an early breakfast for Jaisalmer the 12th century inhabited fort city. This fort city built by Rawal Jaisal has exquisite stone work in typical yellow sandstone. This drive also gives you a glimpse of typical desertic lifestyle with little thatched hutments, camels and sand dunes strewn from horizon to horizon. Upon arrival check into your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure or take an evening walk towards the chattris and watch the sun set on the golden fort. Overnight at hotel.
Breakfast at hotel. Morning city tour of Jaisalmer which is well known for weaving, embroidery, silver jewelry and its colorful bazaars. The fort has some of the most intricately carved havelis such as the Patwon ki Haveli, Nathmalji ki Haveli and Salim Singh ki Haveli and beautiful Jain temples. In the afternoon take a drive to the sand dunes of Sam and watch the spectacular sun set. One has the option to take a short camel ride. Return to the hotel for dinner. Overnight at hotel.
Breakfast at hotel. This morning after breakfast leave Jaisalmer at 0700 hours, stopping midway at Pokhran. Arrive Jodhpur by noon -the blue hued city of the Rathore Rajputs, overlooked by the imposing Mehrangarh fort. Jodhpur the former capital of the Mewar State was founded in 1459 by Rao Jodha.
Afternoon City Tour of Jodhpur. Half day tour visiting the Mehrangarh Fort, situated on a low sandstone Hill, including Moti-Mahal and Phool Mahal. Also visit Jaswant Thada, an imposing Marble Memoriam built in 1899 and the museum located in the Umaid Bhawan Palace Overnight at hotel.
Breakfast at hotel. An early start from Jodhpur takes you to Udaipur the enchanting city of dawn and the lake side capital of Mewar. Enroute visit Ranakpur Jain temples which are well preserved and in near perfect condition. The most distinctive feature of the shrine dedicated to Adinath are the 29 halls of the temple which contain 1444 pillars of which no two are exactly alike. After lunch at Maharani Orchard, continue drive to Udaipur. Arrive Udaipur and Check into the hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Breakfast at hotel. The highlights of an excursion to Udaipur city involves a visit to the City Palace, Saheliyon ki Bari - Garden of the maids of honour, Jagdish Temple and museum of folkart.
In the evening one has the option to take a boat ride on the Lake Pichola. Overnight at hotel.
Breakfast at hotel. Leave Udaipur for Kota via Chittorgarh the most romantic name in Rajasthan, where the famous Rajput beauty Rani Padmini en-amoured the Sultan of Delhi, Alauddin Khilji, upon seeing her reflection on a mirror. Visit the Chittorgarh Fort believed to have been built by the Mauryan rulers in the 7th century AD. Arrive at Kota - a fascinating mixture of medieval grandeur and modern industrialization - an impressive fort stands like a sentinel over the present day Chambal Valley Project with its many dams, while an old palace of the Hada Rajputs overlooks the turbulent Chambal river.
Overnight at hotel in Kota.
Breakfast at hotel. Depart Kota via Bundi to the capital city of Jaipur. Enroute visit Bundi Fortress of medieval times standing sentinel to the city. Bundi is famous for its intricate paintings and murals. Arrive Jaipur check into the hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Breakfast at hotel. Morning excursion to Amer Fort with elephant ride. Amer Fort, the ancient capital of the State until 1728. Visit the Jagmandir or the Hall of victory glittering with mirrors, Jai Mahal and Temple of Kali. Ascend on Elephant back, the hill, on which the fort is situated. Afternoon city tour of Jaipur- is part of the exciting Indian Trail. It is here that the seekers of India experience their fantasy of a voyage of discovery. Jaipur is an exuberance of color, dance and song with the traditional arts and crafts. Known as the 'Pink City' is one of India's most well planned cities with wide straight avenues, roads, streets and lanes in a grid system. In the morning visit the impressive Amber Fort, the former capital of the Royal Family of Jaipur, taking an elephant ride to the top of the fort. Visit the City Palace, the Jantar Mantar, and the Hawa Mahal. Overnight at hotel.
Breakfast at hotel. Depart Jaipur the land of the Rajputs to the Mughal splendour of Agra, enroute visiting Fathepur Sikri the ghost city 35 kms from Agra. Fatehpur Sikri built in red sandstone in honour of Saint Salim Chisti, who foretold the birth of 3 sons to Emperor Akbar, is an example of robust stability combined with originality. Each important edifice here represents a type by itself. Notable among them is the Diwane Khas, Punch Mahal, the Tomb of Salim Chisti, and the Buland Darwaza. Drive on to Agra and check-in to the hotel. Later Sightseeing of Agra- visiting the incomparable Taj Mahal. This monument a fine example of fusion of many architectural styles is one of the wonders of the modern world. Built in 1652 by Emperor Shah Jahan. It took 22 years and 20,000 skilled artisans to complete this poem in white marble. Also visit the Agra Fort which lies across the river Jamuna. It was here that Aurangzeb the third son of Shah Jahan kept his father under house arrest. One can get the most moving view of the Taj from the little octagonal tower in the Fort. Overnight at hotel.
Breakfast at hotel. Morning free. Afternoon drive to Delhi. Arrive Delhi and proceed to airport to connect your flight for onward destination.
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