RAJASTHAN FORTS AND CASTLES

DAY WISE ITINERARY

DAY 1 - ARRIVAL/DELHI
Meeting and assistance on arrival at Delhi international airport. The guests will be then accorded traditional India welcome and transfer to the hotel for overnight stay.
 
DAY 2 - DELHI
After breakfast proceed for days sightseeing of Old Delhi
 
Morning visit Raj Ghat - the cremation sites of Mahatma Gandhi, Jama Masjid and drive past Red Fort and Chandni Chowk Bazaar by cycle rickshaw. Afternoon visit Qutub Minar built by Qutub-ud-Din Aibek in 1199, Humayun's Tomb, India Gate (War Memorial Arch), Lakshminarayan Temple - a modern Hindu Temple. Also drive past President's House, Parliament-House, Government Secretariat Buildings and Connaught Place shopping center.
 
Overnight stay at hotel.
 
DAY 3 - DELHI/SHEKHAWATI
After early breakfast drive to Shekhawati region, north of Jaipur in Rajasthan and occupied by the Rajputs and the Marwari’s or the trader community. Their Havelis or mansions are fine examples of arts and architecture.
 
On arrival at Shekhawati stay at Hotel for overnight.
 
DAY 4 - SHEKHAWATI
Morning excursion to Nawalgarh to see the painted havelis. Evening explore the Shekhawati town, its markets on your own. Overnight at Hotel.
 
DAY 5 - SHEKHAWATI/BIKANER
After breakfast drive 4 hrs to Bikaner. On arrival check into your hotel. Afternoon sightseeing of Bikaner visiting various historical monuments. Visit camel breeding farm if interested and time permitting. Overnight at Hotel.
 
DAY 6 - BIKANER/JAISALMER
After early breakfast proceed for visit to Deshnok where you will see the karni Mata Temple. Here people worship the RATS and protect and feed them and the Junagadh fort. Later drive 5 hrs to Jaisalmer, also known as the Golden City of Rajasthan.
 
On arrival stay at Hotel for overnight.
 
DAY 7 - JAISALMER
Jaisalmer, or the land of sands derived its name from Maharaj Jaisal, the Bhati Rajput clan.
 
Morning city sightseeing of Jaisalmer with its magnificent yellow sandstone structures, the splendid palaces and Havelis with intricate carvings, latticed windows and 'Jharokas' or balconies, showcasing the artistry of the Rajasthani craftsmanship at its best. The fort is one the best in Rajasthan.
 
Afternoon visit to Samm Sand dunes. Overnight at Hotel.
 
DAY 8 - JAISALMER/MANVAR
After breakfast drive 3 hrs to Manvar Desert Camp. Evening sunset camel safari in the desert. Later enjoy dinner with local folk entertainment. Overnight at Camp or resort.
 
DAY 9 - MANVAR/JODHPUR
After breakfast drive 3 hrs to Jodhpur, or the sun city. Jodhpur - The city has been named after Rao Jodha, the chief of Rajput clan.
 
On arrival check into Hotel Ranbanka. Evening city sightseeing of Jodhpur city visiting Mehrangarh Fort and Jaswant Thada, Mandore Gardens and Umaid Bhawan Palace. Overnight Hotel at Hotel.
 
DAY 10 - JODHPUR/UDAIPUR
After breakfast drive 5 hrs to Udaipur en-route visiting Ranakpur Jain Temples, one of the five most important Jain pilgrimage sites.
 
Udaipur - A romantic collection of exotic gardens filled with blossoming trees and fantasy island palaces shimmering in mirror-calm lakes - that’s Udaipur. Udaipur, with a glorious history is a tourist’s dream destination. Overnight at Hotel.
 
DAY 11 - UDAIPUR
Morning city sightseeing of Udaipur city visiting city palace with its museum. The Lake Palace, Jagdish Temple, Gulab Bagh, Jag Mandir, Saheliyon ki Bari, Shilpgram, Ahar, Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandal, Fateh Sagar, Eklingji, Nagada, are some of the other star attractions of this place. Evening sunset boat cruise on Lake Pichola. Overnight at Hotel.
 
DAY 12 - UDAIPUR/DEOGARH
Morning drive 3 hrs to Deogarh.
 
Deogarh is also renowned for its miniature painting. The Deogarh School bears a close affinity to the Mewari art form. On arrival check into the hotel for overnight stay.
 
DAY 13 - DEOGARH/JAIPUR
Drive 4 hrs to Jaipur, the city of victory also known as pink city en route visiting the holy town of Pushkar.
 
Pushkar is a small township about 11 kms from the city of Ajmer. It is one the holy cities of Hindus.
 
Jaipur or the City of Victory is a marvellous synthesis of architectural influences - Hindu, Jain, Mughal. It is a well-planned city of ancient times. Most tourists visit Jaipur for its grand monuments, but there are endless shopping places as well. The most popular items are jewellery, textiles and handicrafts. On arrival at Jaipur stay at hotel for overnight.
 
DAY 14 - JAIPUR
Morning excursion to Amber, the ancient capital of the region. In the afternoon weave through the lively streets of the Jaipur City and visit the pink sandstone Palace of Winds, City Palace with its museum and Jantar Mantar (18 centaury observatory).
 
Overnight at Hotel.
 
DAY 15 - JAIPUR/AGRA
After breakfast check out of hotel and drive 5 hrs to Agra en route visiting Fatehpur Sikri. On arrival at Agra stay at Hotel for overnight.
 
Agra is the home of the Taj Mahal - one of the Wonders of the World. Shah Jahan, the Mughal emperor built this mausoleum in remembrance of his beloved queen Mumtaj Mahal. Today Agra is a shopper’s paradise where you can find some fine marble and handicraft items.
 
DAY 16 - AGRA/DELHI /DEPARTURE
Early morning visit the beautiful Taj Mahal, carved out of white marble stone, at sunrise. After breakfast visit Agra Fort and then drive 5 hrs to Delhi international Airport for flight to onward destination.
Note:- Taj Mahal remains closed on Fridays.
 

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PACKAGE PRICE & INFO

Starting from USD 1699 pp* on Twin Sharing
 
  Above price are not valid from  20 December to 05 January. (Supplement Cost Applicable)
 
This itinerary is designed to give you an idea, we can tailor-made this trip to suit your requirements.
 

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