Duration - 12 Nights / 13 Days
Destinations - Delhi – Mandawa – Bikaner – Jaisalmer – Jodhpur - Mt. Abu – Ranakpur – Udaipur – Kota – Ranthambhore – Jaipur – Agra – Delhi
Day 01: Arrive Delhi
Fly to the vivacious city called “Delhi”, also the capital of India. Meet & greet by our representative on arrival at Indira Gandhi Delhi International Airport, who will take you to your designated hotel for checking in. Overnight stay is in Delhi.
Day 02: Delhi – Mandawa (250 kms / 05 hrs)
Have a healthy breakfast at the hotel, and drive towards Shekhawati region where we find our next stopover – Mandawa. The painted region with murals and frescoes spread all over decorating the walls of various haveli’s and thus making it an open air art gallery for all. On arrival check in the hotel and later proceed for city sightseeing tour of Mandawa visiting the fort of Mandawa called “Mandawa Castle”, now it has been converted into hotel. Also visit to theMukund Garh Fort – a traditional hotel of Mandawa in Shekhawati region. Visit other attractions of wall painted havelis and old houses of Mandawa. Overnight stay is in Mandawa.
Day 03: Mandawa - Bikaner
Breakfast at the hotel, drive to bikaner. After breakfast drive to beautiful City - bikaner. Overnight stay at hotel bikaner.
Day 04: Bikaner - Jaisalmar
Breakfast at the hotel, drive to jaisalmar. full day journy. Overnight stay at hotel jaisalmar.
Day 05: Jaisalmer - Jodhpur
After healthy breakfast go on board for sightseeing tour of desert town “Jaisalmer”.Golden Fort Jaisalmer It is a mesmerizing city rising out of the large Indian Desert – the Thar Desert. The golden city – Jaisalmer is recognized as the last decision in one of the outmost parts of India. The town has maintained its old charm till date and it attracts visitors from far and near with its barrel-bellied towers still commanding concern. Some of the major attractions in the town are Sonargarh Fort – the Golden Fort, Jain temples on fort, Manak Chowk, Patwon Ki Haveli, Salim Singh Ki Haveli, Gadisar Lake, Nathmaji Ki Havelis etc. After discovering the charming sights of Jaisalmer evening is free at leisure and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 06: Jodhpur - Kumbhalgarh / Ranakpur
After breakfast drive to Kumbhalgarh, Visit Ranakpur en route. A visit to the famous Jain Temple, dating back to the 15th century is part of the itinerary. 1444 pillars, none of which are alike, support its 29 halls. The Temple abounds with intricate friezes and sculptures. Includes visits to two more Jain temples and the Temple of the Sun God with its erotic sculptures. On arrival check in at Hotel. Overnight stay.
Day 07: Kumbhalgarh
Kumbhalgarh is a Mewar fortress in the Rajsamand District of Rajasthan state in western India.It is an World Heritage Site included in Hill Forts of Rajasthan . Built during the course of the 15th century by Rana Kumbha, and enlarged through the 19th century, Kumbhalgarh is also the birthplace of Maharana Pratap, the great king and warrior of Mewar. Occupied until the late 19th century, the fort is now open to the public and is spectacularly lit for a few minutes each evening. Kumbalgarh is situated 82 km northwest of Udaipur by road. It is the most important fort in Mewar after Chittaurgarh. Built on a hilltop 1100 metres above sea level, the fort of Kumbhalgarh has perimeter walls that extend 36 kilometres. overnight stay in kumbhalgarh.
Day 08: Udaipur
drive to udaipur, lake pichola Udaipur Rajasthan After having Rajasthani breakfast proceed for city tour of Udaipur visiting the royal City Palace - here you will see the marvelously decorated rooms with mirrored ramparts and ivory doors painted glass windows and marble galleries and the Peacock patio. After having lunch start your trip for Lake Pichola, enjoy the evening boat ride on lake Pichola, while riding you can view the city of Udaipur as it rises royally above the lake in the heart of the Rajasthan desert. Next visit the Jag Mandir Palace - an island palace in the center of the lake. Also visit 300 year old Jagdish Temple and the Royal Cenotaphs of the Rajput kings here. Overnight stay is in Udaipur.
Day 09: Udaipur City to Bundi
Morning tour of Udaipur, one of India's most romantic cities and famed for its lovely palaces and lakes. Begin by visiting the City Palace. Later visit the Garden of Maidens "Sahelion-ki-bari'. Afternoon drive to bundi, Overnight at hotel.
Day 10: Bundi - Jaipur
After breakfast visit bundi, aftar noon drive for jaipur. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 11: Jaipur
After breakfast drive to Amber Fort situated on top of hill and get pleasurable elephant ride to reach the entrance of the fort. You can have a beautiful view of the Jaipur town from top of the fort. After lunch proceed for city tour of Jaipur visiting City Palace - lodging the Chandra Mahal, Shri Govind Dev Temple and its attractive Museum. Hawa Mahal – see the attractive front view of this "Palace of Winds" which you had never seen before anywhere, with its fine lattice work, elaborate balconies with 953 niche windows. Jantar Mantar – the observatory used in passed era for astronomical purposes. In the evening you will be visiting colorful markets and do some leisure activities at the hotel. Overnight stay is in Jaipur.
Day 12: Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra (238 kms / 05 hrs)
Morning leave for Agra, enroute visiting the ghost city “Fatehpur Sikri”, made up with red sandstone it is a veritable fairy story city and its "ruins" are in perfect shape till date. The abandoned city constructed as real legend city it had served as the capital to the Mughal emperor Akbar for a short period before it was shifted back to Agra due to scarcity of water. Upon arrival in Agra check into hotel for relaxation and wash & change – the city of famous for housing one of the Seven Wonders of the World - Taj Mahal. Today Agra placed as a monumental town covering few splendid structures in it. Even today Agra reflects its Mughal heritage clearly through various structures. By early evening visit the world famous love monument Taj Mahal,it is spiritual building attracting millions of tourists all around the year. This great this monument took twenty two years to build with approximately 20,000 workers. Also remember that imprinted figures that were once overstated with costly stones and jewels.Overnight stay isin Agra.
Day 13: Agra – Delhi (204 kms / 05 hrs)
After a lovely night have your breakfast at the hotel and after that take a small trip with your guide to Agra Fort - an enormous monument ensconced with lots of notable palaces, gardens and mosque in it. You will see a wonderful view of the loving monument from the fort, which is the main attraction. Later visit Itmad-ud-Daulah Tomb constructed by Empress Noor Jahan in the reminiscence of her father. The interiors of the tomb are worth to see, as they are measured better than Taj. Later leave for Delhi and check in on arrival at your pre booked hotel for night stay in Delhi. On time you will be transferred to Delhi international airport to board flight for onward destination or back home.