Classic Rajasthan - 14 Nights/ 15 Days program
Place Covered - Delhi - Mandawa - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Osian - Jodhpur - Udaipur - Pushkar - Jaipur - Agra - Delhi
- Rickshaw ride at Chandni chowk.
- Dinner at Chowki Dhani in Jaipur.
- An elephant ride up the hill to Amer Fort in Jaipur.
- Grand theatrical recreation of the true story behind Taj Mahal in Agra.
- A boat ride in Udaipur.
Day 01: Arrive in Delhi
After you arrive at New Delhi airport, pass through customs and pick up your luggage, you will be received by our office representative waiting for you in the usually large cue right outside the exit doorway. Look for someone with your name on his sign. He will escort you to your hotel and help you check in. The stay will be overnight at your hotel in Delhi.
Day 02: Delhi
This morning you take a full day city tour of Old Delhi and New Delhi.
Being the capital of India, Delhi is also considered as Mini India. Many people from diverse communities come here to live, seek jobs and business opportunities. While in Delhi you can see many famous monuments. Qutub Minar was built in 1199. Chandni chowk-a famous market; parliament house, president house, and Jama Masjid- a famous mosque. In old Delhi you can see the Raj Ghat where Gandhi Samadhi is located; and the Red Fort a famous monument made by red stone built under the rule of shah Jahan.
- Visit include rickshaw ride at Chandani chowk.
Day 03: Delhi - Mandawa
The drive to Mandawa takes about five hours, which gives you the afternoon to explore the famous havelis of the region.
Visit to Mandawa city, Nawalgarh and Dundlod. Mandawa town was established in 1755 by Thakur Nawal Singh and is still the home of his relatives. Mandawa houses a gathering of arsenals, outfits of predecessors, groups from 1820, old coins, numismatic accumulation and numerous other intriguing artifacts safeguarded in a historical center. Mandawa mansion, one of the finest strongholds of Rajasthan is currently an excellent lodging. Mandawa has wonderful frescoes, havelis and houses.
Day 04: Mandawa - Bikaner
Bikaner is also an important city to visit in Rajasthan. It is four hours from Mandawa to the NW. You will witness beautiful views of various temples, forts, havelis.
Four hours by road to North West of Mandawa brings you to Bikaner. The Junagarh Fort and the camel breeding farm are on the not-to – be missed list here. Afternoon visit city. The city is bolstered by imposing walls and has a 16th century fort housing old palaces, temples and a 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. An enormous arched doorway leads to the Joramal Temple. Visit Desnok temple. The royal chapel is Har Mandir where royal weddings and births were once celebrated. The stay will be overnight at your hotel in Bikaner.
Day 05: Bikaner - Jaisalmer
Since you will be spending two nights in this beautiful desert town, the first day gives you a break from sightseeing but transport is at your disposal to visit Sam Dunes & enjoy camel ride there. The stay will be overnight at your hotel in Jaisalmer.
Day 06: Jaisalmer
The town remains on an edge of yellowish sandstone, delegated by a fortress, which has the royal residence and some fancy Jain temples. It reclines in the middle of the Thar Desert (the Great Indian Desert). Jaisalmer is the name given after Maharaja Jaisal Singh who discovered this city in 1156 AD. The stay will be overnight at your hotel in Jaisalmer.
Day 07: Jaisalmer - Osian
Experience the desert at Osian with a camel safari, fiery sunset and nights cold enough to gather around a bonfire. The stay will be overnight at your camp in Osian.
Day 08: Osian - Jodhpur
Jodhpur city is known as the "Sun City" due to its splendid, consistently sunny climate. It was established by Rao Jodha, a head of the Rathore faction, in 1459. Previously it is called Marwari. Jodhpur is an exceptionally prominent traveler destination. The scene is beautiful and hypnotizing. Jodhpur city has numerous wonderful royal residences and forts, for example, Umaid Bhavan Palace, Jaswant Thada, Mehrangarh Fort, and Rai ka Bag Palace. Other attractions of Jodhpur incorporate Government Museum and its lovely Umaid garden.
Day 09: Jodhpur - Udaipur via Ranakpur
Stop at the little village of Ranakpur that has some outstanding intricately carved temples.
98 km from Udaipur, the Jain Temples built in the 15th century are situated in the lovely valley of the Aravali. Its surrounding are quiet and picturesque. Ranakpur has grand structures and beautiful sculpture. There are 1444 pillars in the temple and none of them are similar. The magic of light and shade is really awe inspiring. Surya Temple and other Jain Temples are side attractions.
At Udaipur the evening is at leisure for you to enjoy as you will. The stay will be overnight at your hotel in Udaipur.
Day 10: Udaipur
Udaipur, the previous capital state of prince of Mewar is a lovely city in Rajasthan, India. Udaipur city is additionally known as "East's Venice “and "Kashmir of Rajasthan". Udaipur also known as the city of lakes. Udaipur city of Rajasthan state is an entrancing mix of sights- a motivation for the creative energy of the artists, poets, painters and scholars. Udaipur’s royal residences, lakes, temples, and gardens convey a kind of gallant past. The stay will be overnight at your hotel in Udaipur.
A shared boat ride at Lake Pichola in Udaipur.
Day 11: Udaipur - Pushkar via Ajmer
After breakfast check out from your hotel and drive to Pushkar via Ajmer visiting Dargah-Sharif, Arrive at Pushkar and transfer to hotel. The stay will be overnight at your hotel in Pushkar.
Day 12: Pushkar - Jaipur
Morning drive to Jaipur. Soon after arriving at Jaipur you transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is free to visit Chowki Dhani ( an ethnic village resort ) for a perfect rajasthani experience.
The stay will be overnight at your hotel in Jaipur.
- Special Rajasthani dinner at Chowki Dhani.
Day 13: Jaipur
Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan. It is additionally alluded to as the pink city. Maharaja Ram Singh gave a pink shading to the city in honor to welcome Prince of Wales and Queen Victoria. It was manufactured by Maharaja Jai Singh- an eminent space expert. The elephant ride to the golden stronghold is an amusing activity to do- Amber fort was the old capital of the state. In the afternoon, you visit to the city.
Day 14: Jaipur - Agra
On the drive to Agra you will halt at the deserted city of Fatehpur Sikri.
Fatehpur Sikri is 40 kms from Agra and built by Emperor Akbar in 1569 and abandoned after 15 yrs due to scarcity of water. See the graceful buildings including the Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chisti, Panch Mahal and other Palaces.
In the evening get ready to watch show at Agra.
While in transit to Agra, you will get the chance to see Fatehpur Sikri which is 40 km from Agra; it was constructed by Mughal Emperor Akbar in 1569. Prepared in 1630 in Agra, the Taj Mahal is one of the most celebrated world wide landmarks.The Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan has made it for the memory of his dearest wife Mumtaz Mahal, for whom it is aptly named. Tours from all over the world set the Taj as one it’s primary destinations in India. It signifies the best example of love and architecture. At night you can also watch a show based of the love story of Shah Jahan and Mumtaz and the story behind the building of Taj Mahal.
Mohabbat The Taj is a play that depicts the saga of love. The drama is set in the 16th century and portrays the lavishness and grandeur of Mughal era. It also portrays the true and immortal love of Shah Jahan and his beautiful wife Mumtaz. The creator, writer and singer of this epic play are famous in our modern Indian media and we hope it will inspire in the audience a greater connection to our history and culture. The 80 minute show of the Mohabbat the Taj will be an absorbing experience for the audience. The remarkable performances of the various artists will make you feel very close to the era. Moreover, there will also be the replica of Mughal architecture. Built of Makrana marble with 8500 kilogram of inlay work, it will be a treat to the eye. It actually helps the dance drama to get a much more realistic look as it reflects the various moods and shades.
The larger than life costumes and the extravagant setting perfectly portrays the 16th century Mugha era. These aspects of the dance drama actually help in giving it a complete shape. Hence, don’t miss the “Mohabbat The Taj” at Kalakriti Theatre, Agra.
The stay will be overnight at your hotel in Agra.
Day 15: Agra - Delhi & Departure
Morning visit the world famous and magnificent Taj Mahal built by the Moghul Emperor Shahjehan in 1630 for his Queen Mumtaz Mahal to enshrine her mortal remains, visit the Agra Fort & the Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daullah built by Empress Noorjehan in memory of her father.
Note: Taj Mahal is closed on Fridays for visitors.
After visit drive back to Delhi in the afternoon. Arrive at Delhi & transfer to airport to board flight for onward journey.
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Hotels check-in time is 1200/1400 hrs and checkout time is 1000/1200 hrs. (Noon)