04. Best of Rajasthan
Delhi / Jaipur / Pushkar / Udaipur / Ranakpur / Jodhpur / Jaisalmer / Bikaner / Mandawa / Jaipur / Agra / Delhi
13 Nights / 14 Days
|Day 01: Delhi - Jaipur
|Meet on arrival and drive to Jaipur. On arrival Check-in at Hotel, later start for half day
sightseeing – visit Astrological Observatory, City Palace,
museums of precious and semi - precious stones, tipical
Rajasthani handicrafts. Overnight.
|Day 02: Jaipur –
|Morning after breakfast,
visit Hawa Mahal, Amber Fort,
Jaigarh Fort, Nahargarh and enjoy elephant ride (on
your own). Later drive to Pushkar, on arrival check in to a
Hotel. Later at evening visit Pushkar lake, Brahma Temple, Man Mahal
and Savitri temple at Pushkar. Overnight.
|Day 03: Pushkar -
|Morning drive to
Udaipur, enroute visit world famous Dargah, Shah Jahan's mosque,
Taragarh fort at Ajmer. Arrive Udaipur and transfer
to a hotel. Overnight.
|Day 04: Udaipur
proceed for city tour - Built in 1559 A.D. by Maharaja Udai
Singh, the city has been described as the most romantic spot
on the continent of India by Col. James Todd. Visit the City Palace museum, the Jagdish
temple, Sahelion Ki Bari (Queen’s resort for their
friends), Bhartiya Lok Kala
Mandir (Folk art museum) and the Pratap Memorial.
Evening enjoy a boat ride on Lake Pichola ( on your own).
|Day 05: Udaipur -
|Morning breakfast, check
out and drive to Ranakpur. On arrival transfer to a Hotel.
Later visit 15th century Ranakpur Jain Temple dedicated to the
first Jain Prophet Rishaba Ji. The temple is built of pure
white with 80 doms supported by 1444 different carved pillars.
Evening free. Overnight .
|Morning drive to
Jodhpur. Reach Jodhpur and local city sight seeing tour.
Jodhpur, stronghold of the fierce Rathore clan, was founded in
1459 by Prince Jodha. Visit the Mehrangarh Fort, situated on a
low sandstone hill. Within the fort, visit Moti Mahal and
Phool Mahal. Also visit Jaswant Thada, an imposing marble
cenotaph, built in memory of Maharaja Jaswant singh II around
1899 and Umaid Public gardens. Overnight stay in
|Day 07: Jodhpur -
|Morning drive through
Kheechan village (famous for its migratory cranes) and finally
reach Jaisalmer. Jaisalmer is a 12th century city, built of
golden yellow sandstone. Check in Hotel. Later visit world
famous havelis for which jaisalmer is known. Also visit
Gadsisar Lake in the evening. Overnight at hotel.
|Day 08: Jaisalmer
|Full day sightseeing of
Jaisalmer visiting, Jaisalmer Fort (80 meters above plains),
Jain Temples & Palace within the Fort. Afternoon visit
Bara Bagh (royal cenotaphs), Ladhurva Jain temple, Sam Sand
Dunes to watch Sun Set and enjoy camel ride (At your own).
Return back to hotel for overnight stay.
|Day 09: Jaisalmer -
|Morning drive to Bikaner
& transfer to hotel. In evening visit prestigious camel
breeding farm and local market. Overnight stay in Bikaner.
|Day 10: Bikaner
|After breakfast visit
the Junagarh Fort, constructed between 1588 and 1593 by Raja
Jai Singh, a general in the Moghul Emperor Akbar's army and
the Karnimata Temple at Deshnok. Overnight stay in
|Day 11: Bikaner -
|After breakfast, drive
to Mandawa and transfer to the hotel. Afternoon walking tour
of the painted 'havelis' of some of the leading business
families of the country. Though they no longer live here, the
local caretakers are happy to show the visitors around.
Chowkhani Haveli, Gulab Rai Ladia Haveli, Lakshmi narayan
Ladia Haveli, Mohahanlal Saraf Haveli and Bhag chandika Haveli
are of special interest. Spend the major part of the day
looking into frescoes. Overnight stay in Mandawa.
|Day 12: Mandawa -
|After breakfast drive to
Jaipur and transfer to hotel. Evening go to Chokhi Dhani - An
ethnic village resort and enjoy rajasthani Food served in
Traditional style enjoying fire with folk dances and music (At
your own). Overnight stay in Jaipur.
|Day 13: Jaipur - Agra
|Morning drive to Agra
enroute visiting Bharatpur bird sanctuary (a famous world
sanctuary) and Fatehpur Sikri (a beautiful capital &
centre of power during Akbar's reign). Overnight stay in
|Day 14: Agra - Delhi
|Morning at sunrise visit
the TAJ MAHAL - one of the Seven Wonders of the World was
built by Shah Jahan in 1631 AD and was completed in 1651AD.
Taj Mahal - The symbol of Love was built in the memory of
Mumtaz Mahal (Shah Jahan' s second Wife). Also visit Agra Fort
- Built by the famed Mughal emperor Akbar in 1565 AD, the fort
is predominantly of red sandstone. Ensconced within is the
picture perfect Pearl Mosque, which is a major tourist
attraction. Later drive to Delhi & Transfer to Airport /