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Day 01: Arrive Delhi
On your arrival at Delhi airport, you will be welcomed and driven to Delhi.
Briefing (Delhi): Delhi is the capital of India and its third largest city. The city’s importance lies not just in its past glory as the seat of empires and magnificent monuments, but also in the rich and diverse cultures.
On arrival at Delhi, reach and check in at the hotel to relax.
Overnight will be at the hotel in Delhi.
Day 02: Delhi
Have a leisurely breakfast at the hotel. Later you shall proceed for the sightseeing tour of Delhi visiting Red Fort, India Gate, Parliament Building, Qutub Minar, Rashtrapati Bhavan,Humayun’s Tomb, Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk.
Return back to the hotel.
Overnight will be at hotel in Delhi.
Day 03: Delhi – Agra (Distance 210 Kms/ 5 hrs.)
Have a leisurely breakfast at the hotel. Later proceed to drive to Agra.
Briefing (Agra): Situated on the banks of river Yamuna, Agra is the former capital of Hindustan. It is a major tourist destination because of its many splendid Mughal-era buildings, most notably the Tāj Mahal, Agra Fort and Fatehpūr Sikrī, all three of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Agra is included on the Golden Triangle tourist circuit, along with Delhi and Jaipur.
On arrival, check in at the hotel.
Later you shall proceed for the sightseeing tour of Agra Visiting Taj Mahal and Agra Fort.
Overnight will be at the hotel in Agra.
Day 04: Delhi – Agra– Jaipur (Distance: 239 kms /5 hrs)
Have a leisurely breakfast at the hotel. Later proceed to drive to Jaipur.
Reach and check in at the hotel.
Overnight will be at the hotel in Jaipur.
Day 05: Jaipur
Have a leisurely breakfast at the hotel. Later proceed for a sightseeing tour of Jaipur.
Amber Fort Palace: It is the complex of palaces, halls, pavilions, gardens and temples, which were built by Raja Man Singh, Mirza Raja Jai Singh and Sawai Jai Singh over a period of about two centuries.
City Palace: It is a historic landmark. The carved arches are supported by grey-white marble columns studded with floral motifs in gold and colored stones.
Jantar Mantar: Jantar Mantar at Jaipur is the largest stone observatory in the World and this feature makes it, a special destination for a traveler. Jantar Mantar of Jaipur is one of the five astronomical observatories built by Maharaja Jai Singh, the founder of Jaipur.
Hawa Mahal: It is a major landmark and a famous tourist attraction of Jaipur. The Palace offers a beautiful sight to behold. The splendid Rajputana architecture of Hawa Mahal, still speaks the glory of the royal family.
Return back to the hotel.
Overnight will be at the hotel in Jaipur.
Day 06: Jaipur – Bikaner (Distance 334 Kms /6 hrs-7 hrs.)
- Enjoy your leisurely breakfast at the hotel & proceed for the sightseeing tour of Bikaner.
- Jain Temple:One of the distinct monuments of Bikaner is the famous Jain temple dedicated to the 5th Tirthankar of the Jain religion, Shri Sumati Nath ji. The temple was constructed in the 15th century is one of the oldest shrines in the area.
- Junagarh Fort:It was built by Raja Rai Singh between the years of 1589 -1594 AD and is surrounded by a wall with two entrance gates. ‘Suraj pole’ is the main gate. Among the places of interest is the Chandra Mahal, with paintings, mirrors and carved marble panels. The Phool Mahal is decorated with glass and mirrors.The Karan Mahal was built to commemoratenotable victory over the Mughal Aurangzeb. The Anoop Mahal is famous for its gold leaf painting. Revel in the architectural splendor, as you take an intimate look at this imposing fort, built by Akbar’s contemporary Raja Rai Singh. Within the fort are thirty seven palaces, pavilions. The palaces, exquisitely built in red sandstone and marble are ornate with mirror work, carvings and paintings.
- Karni Mata Temple: The temple lies about 12 kms from Bikaner and is also known as the Rat Temple. There are numerous number of rats found in the temple premises and the mystery remains unfold even today.
- Return back to the hotel. Overnight will be at Bikaner.
Day 07: Bikaner – Jaisalmer (Distance 331 Kms /7 hrs.)
- Have your breakfast at the hotel. Later you shall proceed to drive Jaisalmer.
- Briefing (Jaisalmer):Rising from the heart of the Thar Desert like a golden mirage is the city of Jaisalmer. The city has an interesting legend associated with it, according to which, Lord Krishna-the head of the Yadav Clan, foretold Arjuna that a remote descendent of the Yadav Clan would built his kingdom atop the Trikuta Hill. His prophecy was fulfilled in 1156 A.D. when Rawal Jaisal, a descendent of the Yadav Clan and a Bhatti Rajput, abandoned his fort at Lodurva and founded a new capital – Jaisalmer, perched on the Trikuta Hill. Bahti Rajputs of Jaisalmer were feudal chiefs who lived off the forced levy on the caravans laden with precious silks and spices that crossed the territory enroute Delhi-or-Sind. These caravans earned the town great wealth.
- Reach and check in at the hotel and relax for some time. In the evening, proceed to visit Jaisalmer Desert Festival. You can also enjoy the camel ride at the SAND DUNES.
Day 08: Jaisalmer
- Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at the hotel.
- Proceed for a sightseeing tour of Jaisalmer.
- Jaisalmer Fort: It is one of the oldest living Forts in the world. The fort stands almost 30 meters over the city and houses an entire living area within huge ramparts. Walking through the narrow lanes of the fort is an experience worth savoring.
- Nathmal Ki Haveli: Two architect brothers built it in the 19th century. Interestingly, while one concentrated on the right, the other concentrated on the left and the result is a symphony epitomising the side by side symmetry during construction. Paintings in miniature style monopolise the walls in the interior. Mighty tuskers carved out of yellow sandstone stand guard to the haveli.
- Salim Singh Ki Haveli: Salim Singh ki haveli has been built on the remains of an older haveli built in the late 17th century. Like other havelis in Jaisalmer, this too has tuskers guarding the gateways. These are made of sand stones and look very close to the original in appearance. The haveli consists of as many as 38 balconies and they all have distinct designs for themselves.
- Patwon Ji ki Haveli: The Patwon Ji ki Haveli is an interesting piece of Architecture and is the most important among the havelis in Jaisalmer. This is precisely because of two things, first that it was the first haveli erected in Jaisalmer and second, that it is not a single haveli but a cluster of 5 small havelis. This is the largest Haveli in Jaisalmer and stands in a narrow lane. This haveli is presently occupied by the government, which uses it for various purposes.
- Tazia Tower: Tazia Tower of Jaisalmer is one of the major tourist attractions. If you have done with the various Rajputana architectures scattered in the city, Tazia tower will come as a welcome break to you. It is situated in the excellent ‘Badal Palace’ complex located near Amar Sagar Gate. These were the homes of the former royal family. The Tazia tower is a 5-storied structure where each story has significance in its own. On each floor there is a balcony that is famous for their individual designs. This was built by Muslim craftsmen and is based on the shape of Tazia. Tazia is actually the replica of Mausoleum of various Imams.
- Jain Temples: Jain Temples situated in the Jaisalmer Fort are a must visit site in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan. You will find these temples to be very old and high pilgrimage as well as archeological value attached to them. The Astapadhi Temples that are situated in the same complex are a must visit too.
Return back to the hotel.
Overnight will be hotel at the hotel in Jaisalmer.
Day 09: Jaisalmer – Jodhpur (Distance: 272 kms /7 hrs)
- Enjoy a sumptuous breakfast at the hotel.
- Later, start for the “Blue City” of Rajasthan, Jodhpur.
- Overnight will be at the hotel in Jodhpur.
Day 10: Jodhpur
- Enjoy your leisurely breakfast at the hotel and proceed for the sightseeing tour of Jodhpur.
- Jaswant Thada: The magnificent Jaswant Thada is a beautiful marble cenotaph that was built in memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh in 1899. This architectural landmark in Jodhpur is truly an architectural wonder in itself with its intricately carved façade.
- Meharangarh Fort:Mehrangarh Fort stands a hundred feet in splendor on a perpendicular cliff, four hundred feet above the sky line of Jodhpur. Burnished red sand stone, imposing, invincible and yet with a strange haunting beauty that beckons. Much has been written about the Citadel of the Sun, for truly, it is one of the most impressive in all Rajasthan.
Overnight will be at the hotel in Jodhpur.
Day 11: Jodhpur – Udaipur (Distance 255 Kms /5-6 hrs.)
- Breakfast will be at the hotel. Later start your drive to the majestic city of Udaipur.
- Briefing (Udaipur): Udaipur is the jewel of Mewar kingdom ruled by the Sisodia dynasty for 1200 Years. Udaipur is also known as the city of Dawn. It is a lovely land around the azure lake, hemmed in by the lush hills of the ARAVALLIS. The foundation of the city has an interesting legend associated with it. According to it, Maharana Udai Singh, the founder, was hunting one day when he met a holy man meditating on a hill overlooking the Lake Pichhola. The hermit blessed the Maharana and advised him to build a palace at this favorable located spot with a fertile valley watered by the stream, a lake, an agreeable altitude and an amphitheater of low mountains.
- Reach and check in at the hotel and relax.
- Evening will be free at your own leisure. Overnight will be at Udaipur.
Day 12: Udaipur
- Have a leisurely breakfast at the hotel.
- Later proceed for an exciting sightseeing tour of Udaipur
- City Palace:City Palace boasts of the wonderful blend of Medieval, European and Chinese Architecture. The Palace has various towers, domes and arches, which add to the flavor of heritage site.Towering on the banks of Pichola Lake, City Palace is truly a feast to the eyes.
City Palace is a marvelous assortment of courtyards, pavilions, terraces, corridors, rooms and hanging gardens. Encircled by fortifications, this imposing Palace is wholly built in granite and marble. City Palace comprises 11 wonderful palaces, which were built by different rulers still they resemble each other. With the sheer glimpse of unique paintings, antique furniture and exquisite glass mirror & ornamental tiles work of these palaces, you will get amazed.
- Saheliyon ki Bari: Garden of maids was built in the 18th century by Maharana Sangram Singh for the royal ladies. Saheliyon Ki Bari is one the most beautiful gardens and a major tourist destination in Udaipur. The garden is famous for its lush green lawns, marble art and fountains. English translation of Saheliyon Ki Bari means “Garden of maids”. This renowned garden is located on the banks of Fateh Sagar Lake, presenting a green retreat in the dry lands of Rajasthan. As per the legends, the garden was designed by the king himself and he presented this garden to his queen. Actually, the Queen was accompanied by 48 maids in her marriage. To offer all of them, pleasurable moments away from the political intrigues of the court, this garden was made. This patterned garden used to be the popular relaxing spot of the royal ladies.
- Bagore Ki Haveli: Bagore Ki Haveli is an ancient building that stands on the platform of Gangori Ghat in the vicinity of Pichola Lake. The splendid architecture of the mansion boasts of delicate carved work and excellent glass work. In the eighteenth century, Bagore Ki Haveli was built by Amir Chand Badwa, who was the Chief Minister at the Mewar Royal Court in earlier times. When Amar Badwa died, the building came under the possession of Mewar State.In 1878, the Haveli made the abode to Maharana Shakti Singh of Bagore, who further incorporated three stories to the main structure. Since that time, the mansion came to be known as Bagore Ki Haveli (Mansion of Bagore). The mansion that used to serve the royalty of Mewar was left vacant for around 50 years.
- Jagdish Temple: Jagdish Temple is one of the famous temples of Udaipur. Located in the City Palace complex of Udaipur, this temple is made in the Indo-Aryan style of architecture. In 1651, Jagdish temple was built by Maharana Jagat Singh, who ruled Udaipur during 1628-53. The temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu (Laxmi Narayan), the preserver of the Universe. It is celebrated for being the largest temple in the city of Udaipur. The gateway of this temple can be sited at a distance of 150 meters from the Bara Pol of the City Palace. This three-storied temple is a wonder of architecture that comprises beautifully carved pillars, decorated ceilings, painted walls and lush halls. In those times, 1.5 million rupees were spent to raise this structure. The spire of the main temple is around 79 feet high that undoubtedly dominates the skyline of Udaipur. This shikhar (spire) is festooned with sculptures of dancers, elephants, horsemen and musicians making it truly a sight to behold.
- Overnight will be at Udaipur.
Day 13: Udaipur
Have your breakfast at the hotel. Later you shall be transferred to the airport to board flight for Mumbai.