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Day 1 : Arrive Delhi
Arrive Delhi meet & assisted with your baggage’s at the airport by our executive and transferred to Hotel.
Delhi : India’s capital & a major gateway to the country, contemporary Delhi is a bustling metropolis which successfully combines in its fold the ancient & the modern. Its strategic location was one of the prime reasons why successive dynasties chose it as their seat of power. New Delhi also reflects the legacy the British left behind . The division between New & Old Delhi is the distinction between the capitals of the British & the Moghuls respectively. So, wherever the visitor goes, he will invariably confront the citys’ past.
Overnight at Hotel.
Day 2 : Delhi – Mandawa (drive about 07 hrs./275kms.)
Morning after breakfast, leave for Mandawa. Arrive Mandawa and check-in at pre-booked hotel.
Day 3 : Mandawa
Morning after breakfast visit Mandawa (Shekawati region). This region came into prominence in the 14th century when a number of Muslim clans moved into the area and the towns of this region developed into important trading posts on the caravan routes emanating from the ports of Gujarat. This region is famous for painted havelis (houses) most of which date back from the 18th century. The major towns of interest are Mandawa, Fatehpur, Nawalgarh. Visit the havelis in Mandawa and other villages of Shekhawati region
Day 4 : Mandawa – Bikaner. (drive about 04hrs./190kms.)
Morning, leave for Bikaner. Arrive Bikaner and check-in at prebooked hotel.
Afternoon, city tour of Bikaner - a desert town founded in 1488 by Rao Bikaji, a descendant of the founder of Jodhpur, Jodhaji. Visit the Junagarh Fort which was contructed between 1588 and 1593 by a general in the army of the Mughal Emperor, Akbar. The fort has a 986m long wall with 37 bastions and two entrances; Camel Breeding Farm, managed by goverment this camel breeding station is probably unique in Asia and has thousands of camels. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 5 : Bikaner –Khimsar (drive about 03hrs./145kms.)
Morning after breakfast drive Khimsar - “This village nestles amidst sand dunes that seem to roll into eternity. Fortunately, access is only by jeep, camel or horseback. It is truly remote, rural and romantic ! Take in a golden sunrise or a colourful sunset amidst golden sands- even as you sip your cuppa! Down a sundowner, followed by a meal around a bonfire- as million of stars blink benevolently down at you.
visit the Demoiselle Cranes and local area.
Also if you wish can take a jeep safari into the black buck reserve or ride a camel into the wild desert countryside. Also, avail of the leisure activities and the facilities at the fort-a mere 15 minutes by jeep!
Overnight at Hotel.
Day 6 : Khimsar -Jaisalmer.(drive about 07hrs./290kms.)
Leave for Jaisalmer- The name Jaisalmer evokes utter magic and vibrancy of the desert. It’s straight out of an Arabian Nights fable. The hostile terrain notwithstanding the warmth and colour of people is simply overwhelming. One of the main draws is the daunting 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 you can let your eyes caress the sloping sand dunes while you ramble your way in a camel safari. The desert citadel is truly a golden fantasy in the Thar Desert. Bhati Rajput ruler Rawal Jaisal, after whom the city finds its name, founded Jaisalmer in 1156 AD…., Arrive Jaisalmer transfer & overnight in hotel
Day 7 : Jaisalmer
Morning After breakfast, city tour of Jaisalmer. Visit the the citadel – the Fort built by Rawal Jaisal where a fourth of the population lives. The fort also houses Jain temples of the 12th to 15th centuries, Patwon Ki Haveli – a five storey mansion with carved pillars & murals of Salim Singh. Also visit Gadsisar, which had once supplied water to the city ; the temples & archways around it have been built by a courtesan.
Afternoon, excursion to sand dunes. Get the actual feel of the desert by enjoying a camel ride on the sand dunes and witness a magnificent sunset on the sand dunes. Return to Jaisalmer, overnight at Hotel.
Day 8 : Jaisalmer – Jodhpur. (drive about 08hrs./298kms.)
After breakfast at 0700hrs., leave for Jodhpur - desert city is the second largest in Rajasthan after Jaipur. It was founded by Rao Jodha, the leader of the Rathore clan, in 1459 AD. The mammoth, imposing fortress (Meherangarh) has a landscape dominating a rocky ridge with the eight gates leading out of fortress. The new city is outside the structure. . On arrival in Jodhpur, check-in & overnight at Hotel.
Day 9 : Jodhpur
Morning visit the Mehrangarh Fort which literally means “Majestic Fort”, located at the very centre of the city. There are ,in all , three gates , each built to commemorate a particular victory, as well as to reinforce the fort. It has a collection of musical instruments, palanquins, furniture & cannons on the forts’ ramparts are well preserved. Jaswant Thada : Close to the fort complex lies this white marble cenotaph, built in 1899, in commemoration of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II. Rare portraits of Jodhpur's rulers are, also, to be seen at Jaswant Thada.
Afternoon visit Bishnoi Tribal village to see local art and crafts., overnight at Hotel.
Day 10 : Jodhpur –Rankpur – Udaipur. ( abt 06hrs./280 kms.)
After breakfast, leave for Udaipur. Enroute visiting the Jain temples at Ranakpur : The cluster of temples, made of intricately sculpted white marble, come across as a marvellousfeat of architecture. It would take anyone by surprise to learn that they were built in 1460, so well preserved & sparkling is the marble. The main temple is supported on 1,444 pillars – none of which is similarly carved. After the visit, continue drive to Udaipur. Arrive Udaipur and check-in & overnight at Hotel.
Day 11 : Udaipur.
Morning after breakfast visit the romantic city of Udaipur. Visit theCity Palace which is the largestpalace 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 onLake Pichola. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 12 : Udaipur – Chittorgarh - Bundi. (drive about 07hrs./ 280kms.)
Morning after breakfast, leave for Bundi. , En-route, visit Chittorgarh. The hilltop fortress of Chittorgarh epitomises the whole romantic ideal of Rajput chivalry. The fort was sacked 3 times from 1303 to 1568 by a stronger enemy and on each occasion, the end was "Jauhar". The men donned the saffron robes of martyrdom and rode out from the fort to certain death and the women and children immolated themselves on a huge funeral pyre.
Bundi is one of the places in Rajasthan that has a delightfully medieval flavour - we felt as if we had stepped into some kind of a time warp! Arrive Bundi transfer & overnight at Hotel.
Day 13 : Bundi – Ranthambhore. (drive about 04hrs. /150kms.)
Morning after breakfast visit Chitrashala Chatramahal, Ratan Daulat And Badal Mahal Jait Sagar Lake.
Later drive to Ranthambhore Ranthambore National Park. Located at the junction of the Aravalli and Vindhya hill range, this is one of the finest places to view animals, especially as they are used to being stared at here.The park covers an area of Approximately 400 sq Km and if combined it with the area of sawai man singh sanctuary area, it is around 500 Sq. km. Ranthambore national park was declared a wildlife sanctuary in 1957 and in 1974 it gained the protection of "Project Tiger". It got it's status of a National Park in 1981. RanthamboreNational Park is dotted with structures that remind you of bygone eras. There are many water bodies located all over the park, which provide perfect relief during the extremely hot summer months for the forest inhabitants. A huge fort, after which the park is named, towers over the park atop a hill. There are many ruins of bygone eras scattered all over the jungle, which give it a unique, wonderful and mixed flavour of nature, history and wildlife. Tigers at RanthamboreNational park have been known to even hunt in full view of human visitors. These tigers are famous for being seen in the daytime too, due to their lack of fear of human presence in vehicles. This lack of fear of humans is excellent for tourists, as they get to see the tigers often. This National park is a wildlife enthusiast and photographer's dream. It offers excellent accommodation and internal transportation facilities. The park remains open every year from October to May. Famous for the exciting and frequent tiger sightings captured dramatically in several books, this park is today affected by ecological pressures and poaching. In Nutshell, RanthamboreNational park is a wildlife enthusiast and photographer's dream. Arrive Ranthambore and check-in hotel. Evenning Jungle Safari. Overnight at Hotel / Resort.
Day 14 : Ranthambhore.
Morning and afternoon, Jungle Safari. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 15 : Ranthambhore – Pushkar (drive about 07hrs./265kms.)
Morning after breakfast drive to Pushkar. Pushkar, this sacred town lies 11 km north east of Ajmer and 130 km from Jaipur. According to mythology, Pushkar Lake is supposed to have appeared miraculously when a lotus flower fell from the hands of Lord Brahma and dropped into this valley. Arrive Pushkar check-in & overnight at Hotel.
Day 16 : Pushkar – Jaipur. (drive about 04hrs./145kms.)
Morning after breakfast visit Pushkar holy lake and Brahma temple and other temples.
Later drive to Jaipur . The Pink City : Jaipur needed a fresh coat of paint to welcome its distinguished guest the Prince of Wales in 1905-6. The contractor inability to supply any other color in the required quantity compelled the choice of pink shade for its walls. A contractor’s compulsion famed Jaipur to Pinkcity. Since then the PINK color is associated with hospitality in Rajput culture.
Arrive Jaipur and check-in at & overnight at Hotel.
Day 17 : Jaipur
Morning visit the Amber Fort. Elephant ride from the foothills of the Aravallis to the fort entrance. Amber Fort : At a distance of 11 kms from Jaipur, Amber was the ancient capital of Jaipur state. Construction of the fort began in 1592 by Raja Man Singh, the Rajput commander of Akbar's army and is a superb example of Rajput architecture.
City Palace which has museum having an extensive collection of art, carpets, enamel ware and weapons; Jantar Mantar - the observatory built my Maharaja Jai Singh in 1728 and the façade of Hawa Mahal.
Day 18 : Jaipur – Bharatpur. ( drive about 04hrs./195kms.)
Morning drive to Bharatpur. Visit One of the finest bird parks in the world, Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary (Keoladeo National Park) In the past it was the royal hunting preserve of the Bharatpur princes but now it has become one of the famous bird sanctuaries that is the abode of about 400 varied species of birds including water birds, exotic migratory birds from Afghanistan, Siberian cranes from the Arctic, Greyleg Geese from Siberia and Bareheaded Geese from China.
Later check-in & overnight at Hotel.
Day 19 : Bharatpur – Fatehpur Sikri - Agra. (drive about 03hrs./60kms.)
Morning after breakfast, drive to Agra in-route visit the deserted city at Fatehpur Sikri (40kms from Agra) built by Emperor Akbar in 1569 and abandoned it just after 15years due to the scarcity of water. Visit the graceful buildings-The Punch Mahal, Anup Talab, Diwan-e-Khas, Tomb of the holy saint Salim Chisti, Buland Darwaza and other important palaces where one experiences not only the Architectural brilliance but also its perfect fusion.
Afternoon 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 structues;
Later visit for Sunset view of The Taj Mahal, which was constructed by Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. Contruction of the Taj began in 1631 and was not completed until 1653. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 20 : Agra – Jhansi (by train) - Orchha drive.
Morning after early breakfast transfer to railway station for Shatabdi express train to Jhansi (ETD 0800hrs. ETA 1020hrs.). Arrive Jhansi and drive to Orchha, former capital of the Bundela kings. Afternoon visit to Palaces Jehangir Mahal Palace, Raj Mahal Palace, Dinman Hardaui’s Palace – each built by succeeding Maharajas to form a complex. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 21 : Orchha – Khajuraho (drive about 04hrs./175kms.)
Morning after breakfast drive to Khajuraho.
Afternoon visit the Eastern group of temples, consisting of the parasvanath temple and temples dedicated to Brahma, Yamuna, Adinath. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 22 : Khajuraho – Varanasi fly.
Morning after breakfast, visit the western group of Temples.
Afternoon, transfer to airport for fly to Varanasi. Arrive Varanasi and transfer to hotel. Evening visit Aarti Ceremony on the Ghat of holy river Ganges. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 23 : Varanasi – Delhi by overnight Train.
Morning boat ride on Ganges, one of the most spectacular sights, see holy sadhus meditating and dipping in Ganges, at sun rise.
Morning after breakfast, visit to Tulsi Manas temple, Benaras Hindu University., afternoon free to stroll …
later by evening transfer to Railway station for Train to Delhi, overnight at Train.
Day 24 : Arrive Delhi
Morning arrive Delhi and transfer to hotel. City tour / shopping,
Day 25 : Delhi – Departure Fly :
Morning after breakfast check-out hotel by 1200hrs. noon / according to your flight departure timing departure transfer to the airport for flight back to home country.
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