Duration: 14 Nights / 15 Days
Places Covered: Delhi - Mandawa - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Udaipur - Deogarh - Jaipur - Agra
01 : Arrive Delhi
Assistance and transfer to the hotel.
Company representatives will receive you on arrival at the international airport in Delhi late in the evening. Transfer to your hotel. Relax.
DELHI, the capital of kingdoms and empires is now a sprawling metropolis with a fascinating blend of the past and the present. It is a perfect introduction to the composite culture of an ancient land. A window to the kaleidoscope - that is India.
Overnight at Delhi.
Day 02 : Delhi
Full day sightseeing tour of Old and New Delhi.
Day 03 : Delhi - Mandawa
Drive to Mandawa and check-in at the hotel.
Afternoon sightseeing tour.
Day 04 : Mandawa - Bikaner
Drive to Bikaner and check-in at the hotel.
Afternoon sightseeing tour.
Day 05 : Bikaner - Jaisalmer
Drive to Jaisalmer and check-in at the hotel.
Rest of the day free.
Day 06 : Jaisalmer
After a relaxed breakfast proceed for full day sightseeing tour of The Golden City - Jaisalmer. It is in the heart of the Great Indian Desert. Its temple, fort and palaces are all built of yellow stone. The city is a mass of intricately carved buildings, facades and elaborate balconies. Visit the JAISALMER FORT - The oldest living Fort in the world. (This is the highlight of the tour)
See the Patwon-Ki-Havelies, Salim-Singh-Ki-Haveli and Gandhi Sagar Tank. Also visit Barabagh Hill.
In the afternoon, proceed to the SAM SAND DUNES for visiting the typical Rajasthani Desert Village. View the sunset from the dunes, as the sky is set on fire. Return to the village for dinner amidst Rajasthani musicians playing haunting tunes.
Stay overnight at the SWISS TENT CAMP.
Day 07 : Jaisalmer - Jodhpur
Proceed for Jaisalmer.
Rising from the heart of the Thar Desert like a golden mirage is the city of Jaisalmer. A commanding fort etched in yellow sandstone stands, with its awesome splendor, dominating the amber-hued city.
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 build his kingdom atop the Trikuta Hill. His prophecy was fulfilled in 1156 AD when Rawal Jaisal, a descendent of the Yadav Clan and a Bhatti Rajput, abandoned his fort at Lodurvaand founded a new capital -Jaisalmer, perched on the Trikuta Hill.
Reach and check in at hotel. Overnight at Jaisalmer
Day 08 : Jodhpur
Morning go for a village safari in the jeep and have a rare glimpse into the rich culture and true essence of India. Abundant wildlife (game) and memorable moments of the great desert landscape fascinates one while driving along the countryside. Afternoon sightseeing tour of Jodhpur - gateway to the desert beyond, home of the Rathors of Marwar, visit the Mehrangarh Fort, rising up a hilly scarp, built on the advice of a hermit, overlooking the city in the image of a long sentinel. Inside the Fort are a number of palaces added by successive rulers. In this palace you would see different miniature paintings & cradle room. After this you would visit Jaswant Thada Memorial. Overnight at Jodhpur.
Day 09 : Jodhpur-Udaipur
En-route visit Jain Temples at Ranakpur
Day 10 : Udaipur
Morning city sightseeing tour
Afternoon at leisure
Day 11 : Udaipur - Deogarh
Drive to Deogarh and On arrival, check-in at Deogarh Mahal. It is an archtectural marvel.
Visit the typical traditional village, lake, temple.
Day 12 : Deogarh - Jaipur
Drive to Jaipur and check-in at the hotel.
Afternoon at leisure.
Day 13 : Jaipur
Morning visit Amer Fort and elephant ride.
Afternoon city sightseeing tour.
Day 14 : Jaipur - Agra
Drive to Agra, en-route visit Fatehpur Sikri.
On arrival check-in at the hotel.
Day 15 : Agra - Delhi
Morning sightseeing tour of Agra.
Afternoon drive to Delhi and on arrival, transfer to airport for onward flight.