Day 01 : Arrive Delhi
Arrive Delhi , Meet assist at the airport &
transfer to hotel. Night stay in Delhi.
Day 02 : Delhi
After a leisurely breakfast sightseeing
tour of New Delhi where ornate buildings recall the
days when India was the Jewel in the crown of the
British empire. Visit the 11th century Qutab Minar
,India Gate and the grand government buildings, the
President’s House , Mahatama Gandhi Memorial , Also
visit Laxmi Narayan temple popularly known as Birla
Temple. Night stay in Delhi.
Day 3 : Delhi - Agra ( By road )
Morning drive to Agra, on arrival transfer to
hotel. Later proceed for city sight seeing tour
visiting the world famous Taj Mahal, built by the
Mughal Emperor Shahjehan in 1630 for his queen
Mumtaz Mahal to enshrine her mortal remains. Also
visit Agra Fort, containing the Pearl Mosque - the
rusty and majestic red- sandstone fort of Agra
stands on the banks of the river Yamuna and the
construction was started by Emperor Akbar in 1566.
At the Diwan-I-Khas (hall of private audience) where
marble pavilions with floral inlays lend an ethereal
ambience, the Emperor sat on his gem-studded peacock
Throne and met foreign ambassadors and rulers of
friendly kingdoms. Also visit Itmad-up-Dau’s tomb,
built by Noorjehan in memory of her father. Night
stay in Agra.
Day 4 : Agra – Ranthambhore ( By road
Morning drive to Ranthambhore-famous for the
wildlife sanctuary which is said to have the India’s
friendliest Tigers and also considered to be the
best place in the world to photograph the tiger in
its natural habitat, also a wonderful place for bird
watching enroute visiting Fatehpur Sikri-a perfectly
preserved red sandstone “ghost town”
was the estranged capital of mughal emperor Akbar,
built in 1569 and deserted when its water supply
failed. Arrive Ranthambhore & transfer to hotel.
Night stay in Ranthambhore.
Day 5 : Ranthambhore
Early morning 3 hrs Jungle safari in a Canter
(a vehicle which is open on the top) enjoy the game
viewing in the national park and back to the hotel.
After lunch second visit to jungle and enjoy the
game viewing. Night stay in Ranthambhore.
Day 6 : Ranthambhore - Jaipur ( By
Early morning visit the jungle in search of
tiger. Later after breakfast drive to Jaipur.
On arrival transfer to hotel. Evening free to
explore the city. Night stay in Jaipur.
Day 7 : Jaipur
Morning excursion to Amber Fort. Elephant
ride ascent to the fort.
AMBER FORT PALACE - Amber is the classic romantic
Rajasthani fort palace. Its construction was started
by Man Singh I in 1592, and completed by his
descendent Jai Singh I. Its forbidding exterior
belies an inner paradise where a beautiful fusion of
Mughal and Hindu styles finds it's ultimate
CITY PALACE - A delightful blend of Mughal
and traditional Rajasthani architecture, the City
Palace sprawls over one-seventh of the area in the
walled city. It houses the Chandra Mahal, Shri
Govind Dev Temple and the City Palace Museum.
JANTAR MANTAR - This is the largest and the
best preserved of the five observatories built by
Jai Singh II in different parts of the country. This
observatory consisting of outsized astronomical
instruments is still in use.
HAWA MAHAL - The ornamental facade of this
"Palace of Winds" is a prominent landmark in Jaipur.
Their five-storey structures of sandstone plastered
pink encrusted with fine trelliswork and elaborate
balconies. The palace has 953 niches and windows.
Built in 1799 by Pratap Singh, the Mahal was a royal
grandstand for the palace women.
Night stay in Jaipur.
Day 8 : Jaipur - Pushkar ( By road )
After breakfast drive to Pushkar, Pushkar
few are as ancient as you might expect at such an
important pilgrimage site, since many were deserted
by Aurangzeb and subsequently rebuilt. The most
famous is the Brahma Temple, said to be one of the
few temples in the world dedicated to this deity.
It's marked by red spire, and over the entrance
gateway is the hans, or goose symbol, of Brahma, who
is said to have personally chosen Pushkar as its
site. Night stay in Pushkar.
Day 9 : Pushkar - Udaipur ( By Road )
Morning drive to Udaipur- an oasis in the
desert state of Rajasthan. Arrive Udaipur and
transfer to hotel. Night stay in Udaipur.
Day 10 : Udaipur
Morning city sight seeing tour of Udaipur.
The city is built in 1559 A.D. by Maharaja Udai
Singh and has been described as the most romantic
spot on the continent of India by Col. James Todd.
the City Palace museum. The City Palace, one of the
largest palaces in the world, can be approached
through the Bari Pol or the Great Gate (1600) with
the royal drums and then onto the Tripolia Gate
(1725). The Tripolia is a triple gate made of marble
arches. Between these two gates are eight carved
toranas or archways under which the maharanas were
weighed against gold and silver which was later
distributed to the poor subjects. Popular
entertainment like elephant fights took place in the
court beyond the Tripolia Gate. Also visit Jagdish
temple. Maharana Jagat Singh built this temple
between 1628-1653 at a whopping cost of Rs 1.5
million. The temple, dedicated to Lord Jagannath, is
at a great height and can be approached by a long
flight of stairs. The interior of the temple has
exquisite carvings and is supplemented with
prominent friezes. The temple has several smaller
shrines in four corners of it that are dedicated to
Lord Ganesh, Shiva, the Sun God and Goddess Shakti.
A Sanskrit inscription in the porch written by
Krishna Bhatt in the year 1651gives a detailed
history of the reign of Maharana Jagat Singh.
Rest of the day at leisure. Night stay in Udaipur.
Day 11 : Udaipur – Mount Abu ( By road
After breakfast drive to Mt. Abu enroute
visiting the Jain temples at Ranakpur, superbly
preserved in a near-perfect condition for over 500
years. The most attractive features are the 29 halls
of the temple, which have 1444 pillars of which no
two are like. On arrival transfer to hotel. Night
stay in Mount Abu.
Day 12 : Mount Abu
Morning visit world famous Dilwara Jain
Temple, Nikki Lake, Brahmin Kumari Ashram etc.
These remarkable Jain temples are Mount Abu's
main attraction and among the finest examples
includes two temples in which the art of carving
marble reached unsurpassed heights. The older of the
temples is the ' Vimal Vasahi ', built in 1031 and
dedicated to the first tirthankar, Adinath. In the
front of the temple stands the
' House of Elephants ', with figures of
elephants marching in procession to the temple
entrance. The later ' Tejpal temple ' is dedicated
to Neminath, the 22nd tirthankar, and was built in
1230 by the brothers Tejpal and Vastupal. The
carving is so fine that, in places, the marble
becomes almost transparent.
Nakki Lake is virtually in the heart of Mount
Abu and is a big attraction with tourists. The lake
takes its name from the legend that it was scooped
out by a god, using only his nails, or nakh. It's a
pleasant stroll around the lake - look for the
strange rock formations. On the lake there is a
dilapidated concrete boat-shaped snack bar.
Night stay in Mount Abu.
Day 13 : Mount Abu – Jodhpur ( By Road )
After breakfast drive to Jodhpur. On
arrival transfer to hotel. Night stay in Jodhpur.
Day 14 : Jodhpur
After a relaxed breakfast proceed for city
sight seeing tour of Jodhpur. Jodhpur - the
stronghold of the fierce Rathore clan, was founded
in 1459 by Prince Jodha. Visit the Mehrangarh
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. Night stay in Jodhpur.
Day 15 : Jodhpur - Jaisalmer ( By road
Morning drive to Jaisalmer, on arrival
transfer to hotel. Evening at leisure. Night stay in
Day 16 : Jaisalmer
Morning city sightseeing tour of Jaisalmer.
Throbbing in the heart of the Thar, the burnished
sandstone, is an intricately molded wonderland in
place of a barren land, today stands a city of
gilded magic. 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 magnificient fort, the Patwon Ki
Haveli ( Mansion) and Salim singh Ki Haveli, with
their carved balconies and brackets which are
supreme examples of the art. Evening camel ride to
visit Sam Dunes. Night stay in Jaisalmer.
Day 17 : Jaisalmer - Bikaner ( By road )
Morning drive to Bikaner. On arrival
transfer to the hotel. Later city sight seeing tour.
Bikaner is named after its founder Rao Bikaji in
1488. But long before this, the city was trade
center on the caravan routes
Africa and West Asia. Bikaner’s dominant features
are rippling sands and abundant sunshine. The city
stands on an elevation, enclosed by a 7 Kms wall,
which can be entered from 5 gate. 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. Night stay in Bikaner.
Day 18 : Bikaner - Mandawa ( By road )
Morning drive to Mandawa, on arrival transfer
to the hotel. Later visit Mandawa, founded 1755 by
Thakur Nawal Singh and still the home of his
descendants, has beautiful frescoes, havelis and
mansions. Mandawa castle one of the finest castles
of Rajasthan, is now a hotel and house of collection
of armories, costumes of ancestors, canons from 1820
ancient coins, numismatic collection and many other
interesting items, preserved in a museum. Night stay
Day 19 : Mandawa - Delhi - Departure
Morning drive to Delhi and transfer to
airport for onward journey.