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Rajasthan's medieval history is as rich in tales of valour and chivalry as it is in folklore. Deeply religious, the people built, besides their fortifications and their palaces, splendid temples, elaborate wells, handsome mansions, and memorials to their dead. Celebrated for their valour on the field, the rulers were also known for the sensitivity with which they offered patronage to artists. No wonder, Rajasthan is also known as the world's richest centre for arts and crafts. Today, little in Rajasthan has changed because the history that was its past is inextricably linked with its present. It was here the armies of everyone from invaders to those of the Marathas, the Mughals and the British laid siege. While the kingdoms celebrated their victories, their defeats were cataclysmic: the warriors went to the battlefield to kill or be killed, and when they lost, their womenfolk underwent the elaborate if slightly macabre act of jauhar or voluntary acceptance of death by jumping in a ritual fire-pit.
Day 1 : Arrival Delhi
Welcome to India ! Arrive Delhi. Assistance on arrival and transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 2 : Delhi
Take a full day city tour of India's bustling capital city, Old and New Delhi present a stunning sights and sounds with the ancient city built by Emperor Shah Jahan the builder of the famous Taj Mahal, and the new garden city built in 1911 by the British. Drive through the old city pass the Red Fort and visit the Jama Masjid – the biggest Mosque of its kind in India. Here take a walk through the winding streets of the old city Chandni Chowk Market to see the life of the people in this part of the world. Later visit Raj Ghat - the cremation sites of Mahatma Gandhi, After that visit Humayun’s tomb – the first Mughal construction in India from 1565 AD, India Gate (War Memorial Arch) built in the earlier half of the 20th century, Lakshminarayan Temple (Birla Temple) - modern hindu temple. Also drive past Rashtrapati Bhawan (President House), Parliament House, Government Secretariat Buildings & Connaught Place shopping centre. Overnight in Delhi.
Day 3 : Delhi / Agra
Morning drive to Agra. On arrival & check in hotel. Afternoon city visit the magnificent Taj Mahal built by the Emperor Shah Jehan between 1631 and 1653 as an expression of his love for his Queen Mumtaz Mahal. Over night at hotel. Also visit Itmad- Ud- Daula's Tomb built by Empress Noorjahan in memory of her father. Overnight at hotel.Book Now.
Day 4 : Agra / Bharatpur
Morning, drive to Bharatpur via Fatehpur Sikri. Afternoon visit to Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary on rickshaws. The most spectacular water- birds sanctuary features nesting indigenous water- birds and migratory birds. From October till December the indigenous water- birds nest around the lake from December on, the migratory geese, duck and cranes are the main feature of the sanctuary. Overnight at hotel.
Day 5 : Bharatpur / Karoli
Morning, drive to Karoli. Arrive Karoli & check in at hotel. Afternoon sightseeing of Karoli, the kingdom of Karoli, founded in 1348, close to the borders of both Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh has ravines in the countryside and is now off the beaten track. Better known for its pink stone used for construction, Karoli is a pilgrimage center and has an old palace which, though mostly in ruins, is still representative of the opulence of its medieval durbars. Overnight at hotel.
Day 6 : Karoli / Pachewar
Morning, drive to Pachewar. Arrive Pachewar & check in hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 7 : Pachewar / Deogarh
Morning, drive to Deogarh, Arrive Deogarh & check in hotel. The Deogarh Castle is located on a hillock and is encircled by the town. It was built in 1670 by Rawat Dwarkadasji of the Chundawat clan of the Siaodia Dynasty. Constructed by the famed Sompura architects, well-known for their additions and alterations according to the needs of the residents. There are five floors and over 200 rooms have murals done by local painters after whom Deogarh school of painting has acquired fame the world over. The family has a large collection of Deogarh miniatures. Overnight at hotel. Book Now.
Day 8 : Deogarh / Narlai
Morning, drive to Narlai. Arrive Narlai & check in hotel. Afternoon visit the Narlai. A legend says it that it was here that the sage Narad Muni meditated long before it was inhabited and later it became a hunting preserve for the Sisodias. Overnight at hotel.
Day 9 : Narlai / Luni
Morning, drive to Luni. Arrive Luni & check in hotel. Afternoon visit the Luni River that has provided a lifeline to dwellers in the desert even though it agrahas been a seasonal phenomenon and its floods in the past have wrought havoc. Overnight at hotel.
Day 10 : Luni / Jaisalmer
Morning drive to Jaisalmer. Arrive Jaisalmer & check in hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 11 : Jaisalmer
Morning, city tour throbbing in the heart of the Thar. The origins of Jaisalmer go back to the 12th century, when Rawal Jaisal abandoned his old fort at Ludarwa and laid the foundation of a new city. Visit the magnificent fort, the Patwon Ki Havelis (mansion) and Salim Singh Ki Havelis. Overnight at hotel.
Day 12 : Jaisalmer / Bikaner
Morning, drive to Bikaner. Arrive Bikaner & check in hotel. Afternoon city tour. Bikaner city is bolstered by imposing walls and has a 16th century fort housing old palaces, temples and 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. Also visit Lallgarh Palace, the museum, Bhanda Sagar Jain and Deshnoke Rat Temple. Overnight at hotel.Book Now.
Day 13 : Bikaner / Kuchaman
Morning, drive to Kuchaman. Arrive Kuchaman & check in hotel. Located in Nagaur District, Kuchaman Fort has had a strategic role to play in Rajasthan's history which unravels as one moves around its 17th century battlements. Its picturesque village is idyllic for those who would like to discover the charm of walking through it. Overnight at hotel.
Day 14 : Kuchaman / Pachar
Morning, drive to Pachar. Arrive Pachar & check in hotel. Afternoon visit lake to one side and sand dunes on the other. Overnight at hotel.
Day 15 : Pachar / Jaipur
Morning, drive to Jaipur. Arrive Jaipur & check in hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 16 : Jaipur / Delhi
Morning, drive to Delhi. Arrive Delhi. Day at leisure & departure to International Airport to your onward journey.
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