Day 1: Delhi
Arrival, Upon your arrival in Delhi, your driver will greet you at Delhi International Airport and transfer you to your Hotel. Check in and Rest of the day is at your leisure and rest. Stay overnight at the hotel in Delhi.
Day 2: Delhi city tour
After breakfast, proceed at 0900 hrs for a full day tour in Delhi. Visit Jama Masjid- one of the largest mosque in the world, built by Shah Jahan to dominate the city, Red Fort- the largest monument in Delhi that was the residence of Mughal emperor of India for 200 years, Raj Ghat- a memorial built to commemorate the site of Mahatma Gandhi;scremation, Qutub Minar- UNESCO World Heritage-listed tallest minaret, Humayun Tomb- another UNESCO World Heritage site, Lotus temple- Bahai house of worship, famous for it flowerlike shape, drive past Embassy, Diplomatic enclave, stop for a quick photo at India Gate and Rastrapati Bhavan, Parliament House, Connaught Place and Delhi main shopping area. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 3: Delhi to Agra (216 kms/ 3.5 hrs)
After breakfast, check out from the hotel and drive to Agra by 0830 hrs. Enroute stop at Sikandra for a quick Photo Shoot. Later check in to the hotel. Then proceed for a half day city tour to Agra Fort- built by Emperor Akbar on the banks of the Yamuna River. Later proceed to Taj Mahal for the most beautiful sunset view of “The Taj”. (Taj Mahal closed on Fridays) Post tour, spend some time shopping around the world’s best marble products and jewelry. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 4: Agra to Bharatpur (60 kms/ 1 hrs)
After breakfast, check out from the hotel and take the road to Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary, also known as Keoladeo National Park. On arrival at Bharatpur, check in at hotel. In the evening, visit Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary, you might also like to do a quaint boat ride into the park for birding. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 5: Bharatpur – Ranthambore (240 Kms/ 4.5 hrs)
After breakfast, check out from the hotel and drive to Ranthambore- finest tiger reserves of India, pretty popular among wildlife photographers. On arrival, check in to your hotel and after some rest, proceed to visit the ganesh Temple and famous Ranthambore Fort. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 6: Ranthambore National Park
In the morning, take a jeep safari/ canter safari to the Famous Ranthambore National Park. Return to the hotel for breakfast and relax. After lunch, proceed for another safari to the forest. Evening free for leisure activities at Hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 7: Ranthambore to Kota (150 kms/ 3 hrs)
After breakfast, check out from the hotel and drive to Kota – Rajasthan’s largest Industrial town situated on the banks of the river chambal that is well known for its famous Kota saris and also a miniature school of art. Arrive Kota in the afternoon and check in to your hotel. Evening at leisure. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 8: Kota to Bundi (40 kms/ 1 hr)
After breakfast, check out from the hotel and proceed for Bundi. Check in to hotel and after some rest proceed for a local city tour. Bundi is a heritage town thats best preserved and full of charming heritage monuments. Undertake a heritage walk to explore the dream city’s heritage character. Visit Monuments such as Sukh Mahal (Small palace), Maharao Raja Bahadur Singh Museum – Part of Moti Mahal full of stuffed wildlife, royal portraits and royal weapons on display, Chitrasala -18th century monument covered in beautiful paintings, Bundi Palace popular for Bundi Murals, Taragarh Fort with massive Bhim Burj and beautiful step wells, most popular being Raniji ki Baori. Overnight stay at Bundi.
Day 9: Bundi to Chittorgarh (160 kms/ 2.5 hrs)
After breakfast, check out from the hotel and proceed for Chittorgarh. On arrival check in to hotel. Chittorgarh is the epitome of Rajput (Warrior caste) pride, romance and spirit, for people of Chittor always chose death before surrendering against anyone. It reverberates with history of heroism and sacrifice that is evident from the tales still sung by the bards of Rajasthan. The major attraction here is the massive hilltop fort, that is a symbol of all that was brave, true and noble in the glorious Rajput tradition. The Chittorgarh Fort seated on a 180 metre high hill, covers an expanse of 700 acres and rises rapidly from the plains. Fiercely independent, the fort was under siege thrice and each time they fought bravely and thrice Jauhar(massive suicide) was committed by the ladies and children, first led by Rani Padmini, and later by Rani Karnavati. The imposing Fort boasts of well-designed palaces, magnificent cenotaphs and huge towers. The Fort of Chittorgarh has a colossal structure that is secured by its several strong gateways. After visiting the fort, return back to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 10: Chittorgarh to Udaipur (120 kms/ 2 hrs)
After breakfast, check out from the hotel and transfers to Udaipur by road. Udaipur is the historic capital of the former kingdom of Mewar. Udaipur is known as the City of Lakes and the Venice of the East. On Arrival, check in to your hotel. In the evening, explore the countryside on wheels, feet or horse and take a breathtaking boat ride over the lake (at your own cost) admiring the perfect sunset view. Overnight stay at Udaipur.
Day 11: Udaipur city tour
After breakfast, proceed for a city tour. Begin your tour with a visit to the City Palace. Once here, marvel the rooms with mirrored walls and ivory doors, windows with colored glasses, the beautiful marble balconies and the peacock courtyard. Then visit the lovely Sahelion-ki-Bari (Queen’s resort for their friends) gardens, Jagdish Temple built by Maharana Jagat Singh and dedicated to Lord Vishnu & Gulab Bagh. Then visit Bhartiya Lok kala Museum – a museum of folk and art that displays a rich collection of folk dresses, ornaments, puppets, masks and dolls. Overnight stay in Udaipur.
Day 12: Udaipur to Kumbhalgarh (100 kms/ 2 hrs)
After breakfast, transfers to Kumbhalgarh. On arrival, check in at your hotel. Kumbhalgarh fort is a Mewar fortress and birthplace of Maharana Pratap- one of the great warriors and king of Mewar. This fort has the second largest wall in the world after Great wall of China and the second largest fort in Rajasthan after Chittorgarh Fort. This fort is now open for public and is spectacularly lit in the evenings. The Fort is now a Unesco World Heritage Site. After visiting the fort, back to your hotel for overnight stay.
Day 13: Kumbhalgarh- MountAbu (180 kms/ 3 hrs)
After breakfast, transfers to the only hill station of Rajasthan- Mount Abu. Check in to your hotel and in the evening enjoy boat ride at popular Nakki lake. The lake takes its name from the legend that it was scooped out by a god, using only his nails, or nakh. Overnight at hotel in Mount Abu.
Day 14: Mount Abu to Jodhpur (280 kms/ 5 hrs)
After breakfast, check out from the hotel and drive to Jodhpur. Upon arrival check-in at your hotel. Founded in 1459 by Rao Jodha, Jodhpur was the capital of the state of Marwar during the rule of the Rathor clan. Set at the edge of Thar Desert, Jodhpur is strewn with forts and palaces that date as back as the 15th century, all vividly testifying to the history of the princely state. Overnight stay at Jodhpur.
Day 15: Jodhpur city tour
After breakfast, set out to explore the sun city of Jodhpur. Jodhpur is divided into two parts- old city and the new city. The old city is separated by a 10km long wall. The new city however is outside the walled city. Known as the blue city, Jodhpur is actually blue. You will get to know this when you would be in the buzzling and glittering old city of Jodhpur. Some say that the on the orders of the founder of Jodhpur, Rao Jodha, the city was painted blue. Others say that the blue houses belong to the brahmins where other non brahmins too got involved in the act. There is yet another theory that says blue tint repels insects. Here stands the mighty and muscular Mehrangarh- a formidable and impressive hilltop fort. A series of gates lead to the Fort “”Jayapol”” built by Maharaja Man Singh in 1806 and the “”Fatehpol”” or ‘Victory Gate’, erected by Maharaja Ajit Singh to celebrate his victory over the Mughals. The main gate is the “”Lahapol””, an iron gate besides which there are 15 hand prints which are the ‘Sati Marks’ of Maharaja Man Singh’s widows who threw themselves upon his funeral pyre in 1843. Inside the fort, visit the palaces “”Moti Mahal”” or ‘Pearl Palace’, the “”Sukh Mahal”” or ‘Pleasure Palace’ and the “”Phool Mahal”” or ‘Flower Palace’. Continue the tour to visit the ‘Jaswant Thada’, a marble cenotaph built in 1899 as a memorial to Maharaja Jaswant Singh II. In the evening, stroll around in the vibrant markets of Jodhpur, to take back home antiques, bandhini, footwears, Mathaniyas red chillies and more.
Day 16: Jodhpur to Jaisalmer (285 Km / 6 hrs)
Later after lunch, transfers to the Golden city of Jaisalmer. On arrival check-in to your hotel and rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 17: Jaisalmer city tour
After breakfast visit the Jaisalmer Fort which is made by unique Golden Lime stone, hence also known as Golden Fort or Sonar Qilla. After that visit Patwon-ki-haveli, Nathmal-ki-haveli. Salim singh-ki-Haveli. People still live in these ancient buildings dating from 12th to 15th century. Every house has exquisite carvings. In the evening, proceed for camel ride on Sam Sand Dunes. Take the camel safari and immerse in the spirit of Rajasthan all through the night by staying in the mud-huts, meeting warm and rustic people of Rajasthan and have a touch of their culture with their lively music, folk dance, singing performances and other cultural programs. Overnight stay at Jaisalmer.
Day 18: Jaisalmer to Bikaner (333 Km / 6 hrs)
After breakfast, transfers to Bikaner. On arrival, check-in to your hotel. In the afternoon, visit Karni Mata Temple (Rats Temple) at Deshnok, 30 km from Bikaner, that was completed in the early 20th century in the late Mughal style by Maharaja of Bikaner. Overnight stay at Bikaner.
Day 19: Bikaner Halfday Sightseeing to Mandawa (200 kms/ 3.5 hrs)
With rippling sands and abundant sunshine, the walled city of Bikaner is popular for its skytouching forts, camel safaris and camel festival. The famous fort of Junagarh was built by Raja Rai Singh in 1593. This is the fort of the Bikaner royal family. The fort houses old palaces, temples and mosque. An enormous arched doorway leads to the Joramal Temple. Har Mandir temple here was the royal chapel i.e. private temple of the royal family, where they celebrated festivals and other family functions. Fort also includes Anup Mahal, Gaj Mandir, Sheesh Mahal and Prachina Museum. Lalgarh is another fort of the Rajputana family here. You might like to visit the prestigious camel breeding farm later(closed on Sundays). Sightseeing points shall be covered as the time permits. After that transfers to Mandawa. On arrival, check in to hotel for comfortable overnight stay.
Day 20: Mandawa Halfday Sightseeing- Jaipur (175 kms/ 3 hrs)
After breakfast, check out from hotel and proceed for an excursion of Mandawa. The desert villages of Mandawa are celebrated for their painted havelis (palaces) that go back to 18th century. Then there is the Mandawa Fort that was built by Thakur Nawal Singh in 1755 AD. The fort has now been converted into a heritage hotel and Visitors have to pay a sum of Rs. 500 to visit the fort. Later take the road to Jaipur. On arrival at Jaipur, check in to your hotel and retire for a comfortable sleep.
Day 21: Jaipur city tour
After breakfast proceed to visit city attractions covering Amber Fort. Enjoy Feel like a maharaja from the past as you ride up to Amber Fort on an elephant outfitted with traditional Indian draperies. Later visit Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar (observatory), City Palace & Museum. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 22: Jaipur to Delhi
drop at Airport / Railway Station – After breakfast, check out from the hotel and transfers to Airport/ Railway Station for your onward journey
o Accommodation using Starting Room Category of Each Hotel on Single / Double / Triple Sharing Basis.
o Daily Breakfast and dinner as per the above package in the hotel.
o 01 Jeep ride at Amer fort.
o Airport Transfers & sightseeing as per the itinerary by Air – Conditioned Maruti Ertiga/ Toyota Innova Guests/ Similar
o All currently applicable taxes
o Any meal unless specified above.
o Any Air fare.
o All entrances fees to monuments.
o Personal nature expenses like telephone / laundry bills etc.
o Airports tax and travel insurance etc.
o Services not specified above.