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HIGHLIGHTS We assure you that after this tour you never forget lifetime the joy of Hidden Treasure of Rajasthan Rajasthan, known as "the land of kings", is the largest state of the Republic of India by area. It is located in the west of India. Hill Forts of Rajasthan, are a series of sites located on rocky outcrops of the Aravallis mountain range in Rajasthan. They represent a typology of Rajput military hill architecture, a style characterized by its mountain peak settings, utilizing the defensive properties of the terrain. These hill forts in Rajasthan represent Rajput military strongholds across a vast range of geographical and cultural zones.It represents number of hill forts and is said to express the development of Rajput defensive architecture. examples of Rajput military architecture. Rajput forts are well known for their defensive architecture. They enclose large territories and even complete villages in walled compounds. The property consists of Chittorgarh Fort, Kumbhalgarh Fort, Ranthambore Fort, Gagron Fort, Amber Fort, Jaisalmer Fort. Due to the variety of built structures in each hill fort, only the most significant elements of each complex are described. Rajasthan as a favoured destination on the world tourism map. CITY TOUR HIGHLIGHTS Delhi Rajghat, drive pass Rad Fort, Humayun Tomb UNESCO declares World Heritage site , Qutub Minar UNESCO declares World Heritage site & India Gate Alsisar - Castles, Havelis and Cenotaphs Bikaner Junagarh Fort, Local City - UNESCO declares World Heritage site Gajner - Gajner Palace - Jewel in the Thar Desert - Jaisalmer - "The Golden city” Jaisalmer Fort is one of the largest forts in the world UNESCO declares World Heritage site, Pokhran - Pokhran Fort, a spot of nuclear bomb test explosions - Manvar - ACQUAINTANCE with architecture, culture and traditions of Desert Jodhpur - Mehrangarh Fort, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jaswant Thada & Clock Tower Kambli Ghat The highest station in the aravallis, Kambli Ghat - Phulad Jojawar - Rawla Jojawar - garrison Fort Rankpur - Jain Temple - the most spectacular of the Jain temples Kumbalgarh Kumbhalgarh Fort - UNESCO declares World Heritage site, - Udaipur - City Palace & Museum, Saheliyon Ki Bari, Jagdish Temple, Lake Pichola Chittorgarh - Chittorgarh Fort - The Largest fort in India UNESCO declares World Heritage site Bhainsorgarh Bhainsorgarh Fort - Located bank of Chambal River is - Bundi Taragarh Fort / Star Fort of India - Jaipur Amer FortUNESCO declares World Heritage site, City Palace, Hawa Mahal, ObservatoryUNESCO declares World Heritage site, Jal Mahal Sikri Fatehpur Sikri - UNESCO declares World Heritage site Agra Taj Mahal, Agra Fort UNESCO declares World Heritage site Culture Also introduce local culture of North India
Day 1 : Arrive New Delhi
Arrive Delhi - India’s capital and major gateway to the country, contemporary is a bustling metropolis which successfully combines in its folds both the ancient and the modern. The division between New Delhi and Old Delhi is the division between the capitals of the British and the Mughals respectively. The walled city (Old Delhi) is all traditional and culture where one shall be able to glimpse a past lifestyle. New Delhi on the contrary is a city trying to live up to the 21st century standards.
At Airport Meeting & Assistance with representative - The Journey India Pvt. Ltd at the Airport Installation boutique Hotel.
Please note, at hotels check-in and check-out time is 1200 noon.
Day 2 : Delhi – Sightseeing
Morning city sightseeing tour of Old and New Delhi, visiting Qutab Minar, India Gate (War Memorial), Humayun's Tomb, Lakshmi Narayan Temple-modern Hindu Temple, drive past President's House, Parliament House and Secretariat Buildings. Also visit Raj Ghat - the cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi, Jama Masjid and drive past Red Fort and Chandni Chowk, shopping centre of Old Delhi. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 3 : Delhi - Alsisar. (drive about 06hrs./260kms.)
Along with first light of Sun rise & get ready, depart for Alsisar – This small town was established by Alsi named woman in the year 1440AD, in the heart of Shekhawati region rich with hundreds of Havelis, patrician houses frescoed naive, representing the life of the rich merchants of the time. Alssisar also know for its Cenotaphs, castles and the beautiful havelies, Arrive Alsisar transfer to Haveli – converted to hotel, Later sightseeing visit the Alsisar Fort – built in the 1782 by Samarth Singh and there are al lot of havelis that you can visit here were built by the businessmen, all the these havelis are one of the best specimens of frescos and carving. Alsisar is a specially a village that is full of architectural marvels, overnight at Hotel.
Day 4 : Alsisar – Bikaner – Gajner (drive about 06hrs./250kms.)
After breakfast drive to Gajner palace – A lakeside palace – complex, adjoining a sanctuary , in the middle of Thar desert beckons you, Gajner Palace is a Jewel in the Thar desert – built by HH Maharaja Sir Ganga Singh of Biakner o on the edge of a Lake.
En-route visit Junagarh Fort. Squat behind walls, a series of 37 pavilions offer a unique show of rooms with splendid ornamentation. Another hour drive to get to Gajner. In total 280 km and 5 hours drive that can soak up the local life because the show is permanent. Accommodation at the Gajner Fort – a royal palace converted to Hotel.
Day 5 : Gajner - Jaisalmer. (drive about 07hrs./320kms.)
Rise early and walk in the park to observe the many nesting birds around the water tank in front of the hotel. Finish you breakfast, followed by a good road, we reach the city of sands Jaisalmer - a fascinating city rising from the heart of the Thar Desert like a golden mirage, The name Jaisalmer evokes a vivid picture of sheer magic and brilliance of the desert. Local colour and warmth prevail over the inhospitable and forbidding terrain, imbuing the medieval town with a special magic. One of the main attractions is the imposing 12th century Jaisalmer Fort. The beautiful havelis which were built by wealthy merchants of Jaisalmer are yet another interesting aspect of the desert city. And, of course, the romantic sand dunes, the best way of exploring them and the desert around being by way of a camel safari.
We can stop for lunch en-route at Phalodi , We live in a sparse landscape alternating crops, desert and semi-desert, where small groups of antelope are often seen.
Arrive Jaisalmer in the late afternoon and visit the royal tombs (cenotaphs) of Bada Bagh, located a few kilometers from the city lights to enjoy the warm evening colors. We come into town and we stop discovering Lake Amarsagar. Installation at the hotel for 2 nights. The hotel is ideally located at the foot of the ramparts, we can go out at night to rediscover the city at will enjoy a lights lit facades of havelis. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 6 : Jaisalmer Desert Discovery.
Enjoy the morning visiting this magnificent city, a real pearl of the desert. Firstly the fortress, with its 100 bastions and many streets. visit Jaisalmer Fort – is one of the largest forts in the world , built in 1156AD by the Bhati Rajput ruler Rao Jaisal from where it derives it name. the former palace converted into a museum in part (beautiful view from the main tower) and Jain temples. Outside the walls, we will visit two important houses that belonged to the notables of the city, located in the local architecture (the Nathmalji ki Haveli and Patwon ki Haveli).
Enjoy lunch then we go on tour for Fort Khaba, located above an old authentic village, where camel herders still live. Then drive to Khuldara at the foot of the dunes. Walks on the ridges on foot or by camel (optional), in the serenity of the desert where the evening colors change by the minute ... later drive back to Jaisalmer, transfer & overnight at Hotel.
Day 7 : Jaisalmer – Pokhran - Manvar.
Departure by the same road until Pokran, /then south towards Jodhpur. After two hour we stopped at a restaurant. At Pokhran / Pokhran Fort As soon as the meal is finished we go on foot, through a rolling countryside and semi-desert where man achieves the feat of growing these sandy soils. After a half hour walk we leave the fields to enter the desert dunes and acacia replace vegetables and mustard ... At the corner of a ridge of sand we discover the wonderful camp Manvar, secluded luxury in the middle of the sands ... Quiet guaranteed for a night under the stars ... arrive Manvar transfer to fixed cam,
Evening enjoy a camel ride till Sunset point, back to Camp after fresh-up join a Gala dinner with folk dance/ overnight at Tent.
Day 8 : Manvar - Jodhpur.
Early rise in the cool desert and morning walk between dunes and farm trails / enjoy camel ride see the Sunrise point, back at camp, and then to the road and drive to Jodhpur - A flourishing trading center of the 16th century, the fortress city of Jodhpur is now the second largest city of Rajasthan. Jodhpur was founded in 1459 AD by Rao Jodha who claimed to be descendent of lord Rama. The massive fort Mehrangarh-came first and around it grew the city of Jodhpur protected by a high stone wall with seven gates and countless bastions.
Jodhpur - The city is known as the "Sun City" for the bright, sunny weather it enjoys all year. It is also referred to as the "Blue City" due to the vivid blue-painted houses around the Mehrangarh Fort
Arriving in Jodhpur, exploring the fortress of Mehrangarh, real eagle overlooking the blue city of Jodhpur nest. Behind the austere walls, we find refined palates, sets the thousand and one nights.
Also visit Moti Mahal and Phool Mahal.,
End of the visit downhill walk on the outskirts of the city to soak up the unique atmosphere of the colorful streets. Trip to the market and then we find our car around the Clock Tower transfer & overnight at Hotel.
Day 9 : Jodhpur - Kambli Ghat, by train to Phulad- Jojawar. (The highest station in the Aravallis Hill)
Morning after breakfast visit the Jaswant Thada, a magnificent white marble tomb and then continued our journey to reach the Kambli Ghat railway station, . here you start on a genuine local train plunges into the plain by a superb route to Phulad – One of our favorite excursion is this daily train service from the station at the start of the highest station in the aravallis – the Kambli Ghat station.
After a unique train safari experience of this means of transport where you can mingle with the people totally Rajput, Lead us to a few kilometers Jojawar. Installation to Rawla Jojawar (castle) .
Evening free to stroll , walking / summing , overnight at Hotel.
Day 10 : Jojawar - Sumer trek – Desuri - Ranakpur
Morning early start on a small road in the heart of the beautiful Rajput countryside to the village of Sumer, inhabited by semi-nomadic pastoralist tribe. Visit Saiva and Jain temples. by walk to reach Desuri Ghati, another remarkable village. Short trip by car to Ranakpur. Accommodation at the hotel. In the afternoon, visit the temple of Adinath, real gems of Jain architecture, visit an exception.
Tracking , - Morning after early breakfast with pack lunch , reach Desuri Ghati – start track enjoy big water reservoir called the seli Dam, a small village, Bhop- Ji- Ka Guda here if lucky enught we might visit a village school on the way , after visit local village pick-up & transfer to Hotel.
Day 11 : Ranakpur –Track - Khumbalgarh
Morning after early breakfast directly to the foot of the hotel, to attack the hills Araveli. Passing through several farms and cultivated before plunging into the forest. The trail climbs a little stiff at times in a tropical jungle where it is not unusual to see langur monkeys. Arrival at a small pass (this trip is optional, it is possible to find the group at the end of the ride remaining in the minibus which makes it around). Picnic, with the backdrop of the immensity of the plain Rajput. Short descent to reach the access road to the Hindu temple. Then up towards Parshunath, Shiva important temple, we go through on foot. A final steep climb leads to a second pass a chauffeur with vehicle meet us. transfer & overnight at Hotel..
Also Optional - Horse Safari, ( Ranakapur / Ganerao – Kumbhalgarh on way only approx 15 – 16kms.)
Day 12 : Kumbhalgarh
Morning after breakfast visit the Great Fort of Kumbhalgarh. Sentinel at the gates of Mewar formidable this huge fortress (38 kilometers of ramparts, 360 sets of temples, several villages) was built in the fifteenth century. Great ride in part on the ramparts overlooking the plain. End of the walk with a visit to the Badal Mahal (Palace of Clouds), which overlooks the entire site. Later free overnight at Hotel.
Optional Kumbhalgarh-Ghanerao-Trek-16 kms. Approx.(Downhill)
We start our first trek from kumbhalgarh….its a downhill trek which passes through a good forest cover, if lucky enough we might spot some antelopes & wild boars(hogs)…we can also see some deer in a protected enclosure. But we are sure to spot a good variety of various bird species. We will also pass through the lone Tribal Village in the sanctuary area(it’s a village of The Bhil Tribe)..We stop at a small water reservoir famously called The Crocodile Lake or Thandi Beri in local language. As the name suggests, we try & get lucky to spot a couple of crocodiles sunbathing on the reservoir wall. We continue the last leg of our trek to our finishing point, The Muchala Mahavir Jain Temple where we see a lot of black faced Monkeys(The Langoor) loitering around…Back to Hotel.
Day 13 : Kumbhalgarh - Udaipur.
Morning after early breakfast drive to take a beautiful road that tumbles of Araveli, taking us from the cool heat of the plains Rajput. Arrive in Udaipur, the "city of dawn" to The day is devoted to visiting this beautiful Udaipur – also known as the City of Lakes, he elevated hills and the beautiful lakes make a picture-perfect backdrop to the Udaipur city. Udaipur is regarded as one of the most romantic cities of the World and subsequently, also known as the 'Venice of East'. In context of Rajasthan.
Arrive Udaipur transfer to Hotel, later sightseeing visit City Palace which is the largest palace complex in Rajasthan; Jagdish temple, a fine Indo Aryan temple built in 1651; Sahelion ki Bari or Garden of the Maids of Honour, which is a small garden with its fountains, kiosks, marble elephants & lotus pool. In the evening, boat ride on Lake Pichola. Overnight at Hotel.
City palace, Jagdish Temple (the largest and most famous of Udaipur, dedicated to Vishnu, it was built in 1651), the old city surrounded by ramparts, the market area, the park Manak Lal Verma. Overnight at hotel.
Day 14 : Udaipur - Chittorgarh – Bhainsorgarh
Morning after breakfast drive to Bhainsorgarh for 02days rest / royal experience with peace , en-route visit Chittorgarh Fort - is the largest fort in India and the grandest in the state of Rajasthan. The fort, plainly known as Chittor, was the capital of Mewar and is today situated several kilometres by road south of Bhilwara. discovering the largest fortress in Rajasthan. Many temples and palaces spread over five square kilometers of the site.,
Later continues to Bhainsorgarh- British historian Col. James Tod after seeing the splendid and mesmerizing beauty of Bhainsrorgarh said that if he was offered a Jagir in Rajasthan and given the option to choose, it would be Bhainsrorgarh.
Arrive Bhainsorgarh transfer & overnight at Bhainsorgarh Fort -Dramatically perched over the shimmering Chambal river, on a steep slate ridge about 200 ft high, your first glimpse of Bhainsrorgarh Fort will literally take your breath away. British historian Col. James Todd after seeing the splendid and mesmerizing beauty of Bhainsrorgarh said that if he was offered a Jagir in Rajasthan and given the option to choose, it would be Bhainsrorgarh. The royal family-in-residence welcomes you to experience a stay in this incredible fort ! The atmosphere, views , personal service and beautifully laid out gourmet meals have enchanted many visitors since the fort opened to guests in 2006., overnight at Hotel.
Day 15 : Bhainsorgarh – day at leisure / rest.,
British historian Col. James Todd after seeing the splendid and mesmerizing beauty of Bhainsrorgarh said hat if he was offered a Jagir in Rajasthan and given the option to choose, it would be Bhainsrorgarh
Day 16 : Bhainsorgarh - Bundi
Morning after breakfast drive to Bundi, arrive Bundi -, later visit Taragarh Fort – also popularly known as the Star Fort is the most stunning feature of the city . It was built in 1354 AD upon a steep hillside. One can see the charming view of the city and surrounding countryside from the top of this fort. Later stroll to local market. over nigh at Hotel.
Day 17 : Bundi – Jaipur
Today we drive to Jaipur and arrived in the capital of Rajasthan before noon . First discovery of the pink city, with the program: the palace of the city, the Astronomical Observatory (Jantar Mantar), outside the Palace of Winds. Installation to hotel.
Day 18 : Jaipur.
Early morning move & discovery of Amber Fort. Just a few minutes drive from Jaipur, this colossal project located on the hilltop was the capital of Kachhvahas. Vehicle mounted a roundabout, to the old road Jaigarh fort, which housed the garrison. visit this colossal set housing among others the biggest cannon Indian manufacturing, which once served! Then downhill walk (20 minutes) to reach the Amber Fort. Discover temples and palaces that are safe behind the huge mass of the walls.
Afternoon city sightseeing visit the famous Hawa Mahal (Palace of winds). Later visit Jantar Mantar observatory & City Palace Museum. Later free for shopping streets. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 19 : Jaipur – Fatehpur Sikri- Agra.
Morning after breakfast drive to Agra, en-route visit the ghost town of Fathepur Sikri with its palaces built in the sixteenth century. by Emperor Akbar. This Mughal capital of the first time, experienced a peak of short duration (only 14 years) ... The Emperor went to war on the borders of Pakistan and moved back a few years later directly to Agra. Continue to Agra,
Continue drive, Arrive Agra check-in & overnight at Hotel.
Day 20 : Agra
Morning after breakfast visit the world famous Mausoleum – The Taj Mahal - An unique epitome of Love built by Moghul Emperor Shahjahan in 1630 for his queen Mumtaz Mahal to enshrine her mortal remains. A Sahajahan”s drop of tear on the cheek of Time that has now crystallized, the Taj began in 1631 and was not completed until 1653.
Later visit Red fort, which was built by Emperor Akbar in 1565, and additions were made up until the time of his grandson, Shah Jahan. It contains the hall of public and private audiences amongst many other beautiful structures; Itmad-ud-daulah, which was contracted by Nur Jahan between 1622 and 1628 and is very similar to the tomb she constructed for her husband, Jehangir, near Lahore in Pakistan.
Evening free to stroll local bazaar / shopping, etc.. overnight at Hotel.
Day 21 : Agra – Delhi – Departure.
Morning after breakfast drive back to Delhi, arrive Delhi straight departure transfer to airport for flight to Home country / onward destination.
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