Arrive Delhi by International flight. Meeting and assistance upon arrival and transfer to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Morning sightseeing tour of Delhi visiting the Raj Ghat - the memorial at the site where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated, Jama Mosque - the largest Mosque in India and the Red Fort - Once the most opulent fort and palace of the Mughal Empire. Afternoon, sightseeing tour of New Delhi visiting the Humayun's Tomb, the Qutab Minar, drive along the ceremonial avenue - Rajpath, past the imposing India Gate, Parliament House and President's Residence and end the tour with a drive through Diplomatic Enclave. Overnight at the hotel.
Today morning after breakfast drive to Mandawa (approx. 255kms / 06hours). Upon arrival check –in at the hotel. Mandawa was founded in 1755 by Thakur Nawal Singh and is still the home of his descendants. Mandawa houses a collection of armories, costumes of ancestors, canons from 1820, ancient coins, numismatic collection and many other interesting items preserved in a museum. The whole area of Shekhavati has beautiful frescoes, havelis & mansions and is called the open air gallery. Overnight at the hotel.
Today morning after breakfast drive to Bikaner (approx. 155kms / 03hours). Afternoon tour of this desert city. Bikaner is bolstered by imposing walls and has a 16th century 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 the hotel.
Today we will start little early and enjoy jeep safari to the Gajner Wildlife Sanctuary to spot exotic animals like deer, jackal, wild boar and peacock. Later drive to Jaisalmer (approx. 300kms / 05hours) en-route we visit the village of Kolayat and Bawari Kallan village. Here, we will have a walk through the streets of the village to observe the typical rural life of the villagers. Continue your drive to Jaisalmer. Upon arrival check-in at the hotel. Evening is free for individual activities. Overnight at the hotel.
Morning sightseeing of Jaisalmer Fort (80 meters above plains) & Jain Temples within the Fort built in 12th to 15th century which are very worth watching. The specialty of the Fort is that still approximately 5000 people are living inside. Visit Fort Palace & atop from Palace you can have the golden view of whole Jaisalmer city as whole city is built in yellow sand stones, when sun rays fall on the city, it give impression as golden city of India. Afterwards visit Patwon Ki Haweli and Nath Ji Mal Ki Haweli.
Afternoon drive to Khuri village (Sand dunes) to watch sensational sunset by camel ride. Enjoy cultural performance followed by dinner. Overnight at the resort in Khuri
After breakfast drive to Osian (approx. 240kms / 05hours), the camel camp in the Thar Desert. Enjoy a camel safari to nearby oasis village Khetasar. One also visits the local potter, weavers, Bishnois huts along the Safari route. On reaching Khetasar the guests are brought back to camp in 4 wheel drive Jeeps. The evening is spent at the camp with folk entertainment followed by a sit down dinner. Overnight at the camp.
After breakfast drive to Jodhpur (approx. 65kms / 02hours), founded by Rao Jodha in 1459 AD after shifting his capital from Mandore to Jodhpur by the advice of a holy man. Arrive and visit Mehrangarh Fort situated on a low sandstone Hill, Jaswant thada and Sardar market clock tower. After Sightseeing drive to Luni (approx. 40kms / 01hours). Later an hour’s drive brings us to the world of animals - Luni, the palace amidst the more rustic life of Rajasthan. Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel. Afternoon we take you on a safari to discover the hidden beauty of the jungle life. Here you would be visiting the Bishnoi villages. Bishnois are a tribe that respects life in every form - animal’s trees and even dead branches. They are vegetarians and even in the villages they protect the animal life and don't let anybody practice hunting in the vicinity of their villages. They live in a joint family system where the oldest member is generally the head of the family. Overnight at the hotel in Luni.
After breakfast drive to Ranakpur (approx. 145kms / 03hours). Ranakpur famous for Jain Temples built in the 15th century are situated in the lovely valley of the Aravali. Its surrounding is quiet and picturesque. Ranakpur has grand structures & beautiful sculpture. There are 1444 pillars in the temple and none of them are similar. The magic of light & shade is really awe inspiring. Surya Temple and other Jain Temples are side attractions. Interact with the priest of temple to know more about the history. Also stop over to see traditional process of jaggery making. Post visit transfer to the hotel for check-in. Evening is free for individual activities. Overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast drive to Dungarpur (approx. 230kms / 05hours) enroute visiting Kumbalgarh fort. It is designed by Rana Kumbha and its 36kms long wall and soaring towers is the most impressive to attract the tourists very easily. It has steel grey ramparts enclose the fertile Shero Mallah valley with antique monuments, cenotaphs, ponds and flourishing farms. Later continue your drive to Dungarpur with stopover at the Sitamata Wildlife Sanctuary is a beautiful stretch of virgin forest, having untouched areas of countryside around it. Visit the rock carvings of the Mesolithic era, old temples and overwhelming tribal population. Upon arrival at Dungarpur, check into the hotel for overnight stay.
Today morning after breakfast visit the Juna Mahal, the Gaib Sagar Lake famous for its shrine of Shri Nathji lying along the lake and the Vijay Raj Rajeshwar Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva. Evening is free for leisure walk to explore the surrounding area. Overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, proceed for Chittorgarh (approx. 245kms / 05hours) - the well-established citadel and the capital of Mewar rulers. Upon arrival, check into the hotel. Then proceed on a tour of the Chittorgarh Fort, which stands 180 meters high with each stone narrating its own story. Evening is free for leisure walk to explore the surrounding area. Overnight at the hotel.
Today morning after breakfast drive to Bundi (approx. 150kms / 03 ½ hours) the little scenic town. Upon arrival check-in at the hotel and later visit the Taragarh Fort a superb construction, which showcase the Rajput structural design, lodging some of the excellent Bundi frescos. Carry on visiting the attractions by covering Chatrasagar an enthralling depiction balcony; you will be enchanted with complicated multicolored work of art on the ramparts representing prospects from the 'Ragamala' 'Raaslila' - the stories of Lord Radha Krishna. Later visit Sukh Mahal, a dissident subway supposed to be starting from Sukh Mahal to the old palace. Evening is free for individual activities. Overnight at the hotel.
Today morning after breakfast drive to Samode (approx. 260kms / 04 ½ hours). Upon arrival check-in at the hotel and relax amidst the comforts of your room. Samode is an enchanting rural community located at the base of the Aravali mountain ranges. In Samode you can observe the amazing citadel, palaces, havelis and a lot of eye bursting chronological tombstones. There are a range of traditional palaces in Samode, which at present are twisted into marvelous deluxe heritage hotels. At the time of your journey in Samode, you can make sure a happy hang about in a variety of lavishness hotels. Overnight at the hotel.
Morning drive to Jaipur (approx. 55kms / 01hour) and excursion to Amber Fort situated just outside the city is perhaps the most beautiful example of Rajasthani forts and gives a grand view of the city down below. You can have the unique experience of traveling on elephant back to and from the top of the hill on which the fort is situated. Later visit City Palace in the heart of Jaipur is known for its blend of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. Not far away is the Central Museum with its large collection of woodwork, jewellery, costumes, brassware and pottery. Another monument near the City Palace, Jantar Mantar, is the largest of the five observatories built by Sawai Jai Singh. The Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Winds was constructed for the royal ladies to watch the royal processions without being seen. Overnight at the hotel.
Morning at leisure to explore the crowded and colorful lanes of the pink city’s local bazaars. Afternoon drive to Delhi (approx. 260kms / 05hour). Upon arrival in Delhi, rest of the evening is free for individual activities.
In time transfer to the airport for your departure flight for onward destination.
Mr Malagar Singh
East Vinod Nagar, New Delhi, Delhi, India - 110091
Heritage India Tour - 17 D / 16 N
New Delhi - Mandawa - Shekhawati - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Ranakpur - Udaipur - Kota - Chittaurgarh - Pushkar - Bundi - Jaipur - Agra
Golden Triangle Tour - 6 D / 5 N
New Delhi - Agra - Jaipur
Golden Triangle with Ranthambore Tour Package - 9 D / 8 N
New Delhi - Agra - Ranthambore - Jaipur
North India & Nepal Tour Package - 12 D / 11 N
New Delhi - Jaipur - Agra - Khajuraho - Varanasi - Kathmandu
Golden Triangle with Khajuraho & Varanasi Tour - 9 D / 8 N
Delhi - Jaipur - Agra - Jhansi - Orchha - Khajuraho - Varanasi
Spice land of Kerala Tour - 8 D / 7 N
Cochin - Thekkady - Kumarakom - Alleppey - Kovalam - Trivandrum
Maharaja Tour - 12 D / 11 N
New Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Ranakpur - Udaipur
Kerala Backwaters Package - 11 D / 10 N
Trivandrum - Kovalam - Thottappally - Thrikkunnapuzha - Periyar - Munnar - Cochin - Kovalam - Trivandrum
North India with Ajanta Ellora Caves Package - 14 D / 13 N
Delhi - Varanasi - Khajuraho - Orchha - Agra - Jaipur - Udaipur - Mumbai - Aurangabad - Mumbai
Best of Rajasthan Tour - 11 D / 10 N
Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Udaipur - Kumbalgarh - Ranakpur - Jodhpur - Pushkar