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Day 1 : Arrival in Delhi, Enjoy Delhi Sightseeing
Arrival at Hotel and meet & our company representative in the Hotel lobby, who will assist you to will assist you to check into the hotel. Check in time in the Hotel/Houseboat is normally 12:00 noon. However in case your flight is early we try to get you an early check in.
Check into the Hotel.
We leave for a half day city tour of Delhi.
The New Delhi capital was designed by Sir Edward Lutyens. We first start the day visiting:-
2:30 p.m. – We drive for an interesting drive passing through the impressive Rajpath, World War I memorial arch, the India Gate towards the Presidential Palace and the Parliament house.
4:00p.m. – The Qutub Minar, 72 metres high and the most curious minaret architecture. Visit the uncorroded Iron Pillar, which dates back to the 4th century AD.
6:00 p.m. – Enjoy shopping in Dilli Haat. Situated in the heart of Delhi, the unique Delhi Haat is an upgraded version of the traditional weekly market, offering a delightful amalgam of craft, food and cultural activities offering a kaleidoscopic view of the richness and diversity of Indian handicrafts and artifacts.
Enjoy delicious dinner in Dilli Haat
9:00 p.m. – On the return back to the hotel, we again pass through the Raj path area crossing brilliantly lit India Gate and the President’s house. A great photo opportunity for the enthusiasts.
Back to the Hotel and overnight stay at Hotel
Day 2 : Delhi to Shekhawati Region (mandawa) (268 Kms/ 5.30hrs.)
8:00 a.m. – Post breakfast meet our trip leader in the hotel lobby area for departure. Today we will drive to the rustic & romantic Shekhawati Region (Mandawa) of Rajasthan.
Mandawa – A land famous for its beautiful castles and stunning havelis, Mandawa was founded by Thakur Nawal Singh in 1755. Also known as ‘the open air art gallery’ of Rajasthan, Mandawa is the capital of the Shekhawati region.
Arrival at the Hotel around lunch time.
Post Lunch, Half day village tour of Shekhawati region (you can also hire a camel cart at extra cost for that unique experience)- The painted Havelis of Mandawa that belong to its rich merchants including the Chowkhani Haveli, Gulab Rai Ladia Haveli and Mohahanlal Saraf Haveli and most of the paintings and frescoes have local deities and daily desert lifestyle as its main theme.
Visit Mandawa Castle
After a half day visit to the village, we drive back to the Hotel. In the season time, hotels sometimes do have cultural programs at the dinner time. Enjoy the famous dances of Rajasthan with dinner.
Overnight in Mandawa
Day 3 : Mandawa to Jaipur (175 Kms/ 4 Hours)
All guests to assemble in the Hotel lobby at 9:00 a.m. after breakfast Post Breakfast, drive to embark on a leisurely drive to JAIPUR – land of the Rajputs. Jaipur is an exuberance of colour, dance & traditional arts & crafts. Known, as the ‘Pink City’, Jaipur is home to ancient forts, palaces and is one of India’s most well planned cities Arrival at the Hotel around lunch time
3p.m. – We all again assemble in the hotel lobby for a shopping experience of Jaipur. Shopping can be a unique experience is Jaipur and thanks should go, in a large sense, to its founder, Sawai Jai Singh. As a patron of the arts and crafts and as a wise planner, Swai Jai Singh freely invited craftsmen and artists to the city at its foundation. Today, Jaipur reaps the benefits of its founder’s foresight in the form of shops marketing jewelry, textiles, and numerous types of locally-made crafts. There is a lot to shop and find. Some of them are:
Home décor stuff
Jewelry (Silver/ Gold/ Colored gemstones)
Traditional block print garments and textiles
Lak ki chudi (Lacquerware bangles)
Mojris (Traditional Rajashtani leather footware)
Bandhani work (Traditional Rajasthani Tie & Dye)
Kundan meena (enamel) jewelry
Gold filigree and inlay work
The list is endless
For handicrafts like puppets, bandhanwars, wall hangings, white metal artifacts we will go to Linking Road in Bapu Bazaar next to Saraogi Mansion. Nehru Bazaar is also a must visit place for textiles, local perfumes, shoes made of camel skin (jutties/ mojaries), Rajasthani trinkets and bandhani work.
After shopping, we drive for a delicious dinner in Spice Court. It is one of the supreme multi cuisines restaurants in town. Activities like Puppet Shows, Churi(Indian Bangles) Shops, Chinese Fiesta etc keep the visitors hooked to the delight of eating food at the restaurant.
Drive back to the Hotel
Overnight at Jaipur
Day 4 : Full Day Jaipur Sightseeing
All guests to assemble in the Hotel lobby at 9:30 a.m. after breakfast
Today we will visit the elegant Hawa Mahal (Palace of the Winds) – this elaborate building, now little more than a façade, is encrusted with delicate screens and carved balconies from which the royal ladies, confined to their quarters, could sneak views of the outside world.
Visit Maharajah’s City Palace, now partly a museum displays a unique fusion of Mughal and Hindu architecture, and house a rare collection of paintings, Rajput armory and costumes
3:00 p.m. – Visit the dramatic hilltop fortress at Amber; a fine amalgamation of Hindu and Muslim architecture and ornamentation, built in the 16th century. An elephant ride (at extra cost) will help you ascend to this hilltop fort. Enjoy the elephant ride, like the Maharajah’s used to. Alternatively, you could take a jeep ride (at extra cost) up to the fort.
Drive back to the Hotel
Evening free at leisure
Dinner in the hotel and overnight
Day 5 : Jaipur to Ranthambore National Park (156 Kms/ 3:30 Hrs)
All guests to assemble in the Hotel lobby at 9:00 a.m. after breakfast
Today we drive to Ranthambore National Park
Ranthambore National Park: – Ranthambore National Park is one of the biggest and most renowned national park in Northern India. The park is located in the Sawai Madhopur district of southeastern Rajasthan, which is about 130 km from Jaipur. Being considered as one of the famous and former hunting grounds of the Maharajas of Jaipur, today the Ranthambore National Park terrain is major wildlife tourist attraction spot that has pulled the attention of many wildlife photographers and lovers in this destination.
Arrival at Ranthambore National Park around lunch time
Post Lunch, Acclaimed as one of the best places in the world to photograph tigers in the wildlife.
Overnight in hotel
Day 6 : Enjoy Morning and Afeternoon Jeep Safari
All guests to assemble in the Hotel lobby at 6:00 a.m. for early morning safari. Today we enjoy early morning Jeep Safari– The Ranthambore National Park. The beautiful scenery that is hidden in the rugged mountain range includes small rivers, ponds and pools where, among other things Marsh crocodiles (Crocodyluspalustris), turtles and Phytonschlangen stop. In the past, the area was not a pristine natural environment, but a hard-fought battle with many hostilities. The massive fort was not easily capturable, but it was conquered several times. The transformation into a hunting ground was started in 1957 and 392 square miles were declared a nature protection. In 1981, Ranthambore was declared a national park.
Post Lunch, we continue our Jeep safari to spot a tiger in the hope & watch the previously listed species may be. From the large number of birds that includes 270 species, including migratory birds such as black stork, osprey, & Bar-headed Goose count, we will certainly spot the one or the other way.
Overnight stay at Ranthambore
Day 7 : Ranthambore to Abhaneri Camp (150 Kms/ 3:30 Hrs)
9:00 a.m. – Post breakfast assemble at the hotel lobby area for departure. Today we drive to Abhaneri Village camp, before checking in the camp visit the famous Abhaneri step wells and the Temple. Abhaneri step well were built 1300 years ago to preserve the rain water for the farm land as there are no rivers in that region, steps were build to have an easy access to water even if it dips to the lowest level.
Arrival at the Camp around lunch time
Welcome drink on arrival.
In camp you can enjoy most normal food which is healthy & delicious.
Post lunch, look at Abhaneri Step Well, Harshat Mata holy place & potters, then back to camp ( 02:00 pm to 04:00 pm)
Drive back to the camp, Enjoy all the activities at the camp, include camel ride, folk dances in the evening, village visit and cooking demonstration by the villagers.
Dinner at the Camp.
Overnight at Camp.
Day 8 : Abhaneri Camp to Agra, Enroute Visit Fatehpur Sikri (163 Kms/ 4 Hours)
All guests to assemble in the Hotel lobby at 8:30 a.m. after breakfast Post Breakfast, we will drive to Agra Enroute visit the ghost town of Fatehpur sikri. Built during the second half of the 16th century by the Emperor Akbar, Fatehpur Sikri (the City of Victory) was the capital of the Mughal Empire for only some 10 years. The complex of monuments and temples, all in a uniform architectural style.
Fatehpur Sikri:- Fatehpur Sikri is 40 kms from Agra and built by Emperor Akbar in 1569 and abandoned after 15 years due to scarcity of water. See the graceful buildings including the Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chisti, Panch Mahal and other Palaces.
Arrival at Agra, Check into the Hotel
3:00 p.m. – Post Lunch, we visit the world famous Taj Mahal, built by Shah Jahan. The cars/ coaches are parked about 1km from the Taj. Every visitor has to take battery run buses to reach the Taj.
TAJ MAHAL, The first and the most attractive of all the attractions is the Taj Mahal that was built by Shah Jahan in the memory of his wife. It is the most graceful and extravagant monument found in India. It is built with pure white marble that takes different shades at the different times of the day. It is best seen in the full moon night when the monument shines with its white silver glory.
Later visit the Agra Fort containing the Halls of Public and Private Audience.
Agra Fort: – Agra fort is a huge fort built in red stone in the year 1565 by Akbar. The fort had over 500 buildings in which many were made of marble. At that period river Yamuna touched the fort and that is why the fort had many Ghats so that good could be brought in and out of the fort. The fort has great palaces that boast of its richness and its great walls speak a lot about the power and the might of the kind.
After visiting the Taj Mahal & Agra fort, everyone wants to take a souvenir back home. We shop for handicrafts & souvenir
Drive back to the Hotel
Evening at leisure
Overnight stay at Agra
Day 9 : Agra to Delhi (200kms/ 3hrs)
9:30 a.m. – Post Breakfast, we assemble at Hotel lobby area We drive back to the Delhi via the new Yamuna Expressway. Yamuna Expressway Project between Greater Noida and Agra is the longest Access Controlled six lane (extendable to eight lanes). The Yamuna Expressway Project road passes through virgin land by the side of River Yamuna which is comparatively thinly populated, there being no problem of rehabilitation. Hence least disturbance will take place to the local population. The Project road connects two important destinations of National and International importance and high potential to generate traffic and economic development – National Capital Delhi and tourist center Agra.
Arrival at Delhi. Transfer straight to the Airport/ Railway station to board connecting Flight/ train to onward destination.
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