RAJASTHAN YATRA PACKAGE
Places to visit
Delhi - Jaipur - Agra - Mandawa - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Manvar - Jodhpur - Ranakpur - Udaipur – Mumbai
15 Days / 14 Nights
Day 01: Arrive Delhi
Arrive at Delhi, where you are greeted with a traditional Indian welcome and escorted to the hotel. Overnight at Delhi.
Day 02: New Delhi Sightseeing
After a leisurely morning, embark on a tour of New Delhi. Drive along Rajpath, the capital's broadest avenue, for a view of Parliament House, the President's House, India Gate. Visit the Humayun's Tomb, Qutab Minar and Birla Mandir, a colorful and modern Hindu temple. Enjoy a welcome dinner at the restaurant with a presentation of Indian music and dance.
Day 03: Old Delhi Sightseeing - Agra
Morning tour Old Delhi. Among your stops are the Red Fort, built by Shah Jahan; Raj Ghat - a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi; Ashoka Pillar and the mile-long Chandni Chowk bazaar. This afternoon drive to Agra, en route stopping at Sikandra, to visit the tomb of Emperor Akbar. Overnight at Agra.
Day 04: Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Jaipur
Early morning visit the Taj Mahal, a monument to the memory of love. After breakfast, tour the Agra Fort. Proceed to the abandoned and nearly intact Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri, a masterpiece of Muslim, Hindu and Jain architecture. Continue overland to Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan, also known as the "Pink City". Overnight at Jaipur.
Day 05: Amber Fort and Jaipur Sightseeing
Today, you are elated back in time. Experience riding royally atop elegantly draped and painted elephants, up to the mountain fortress of Amber. Later, enjoy a tour of Jaipur City, visiting Hawa Mahal or "Palace of Winds," City Palace and the ancient observatory. Overnight at Jaipur.
Day 06: Jaipur - Mandawa
Today, you drive to Mandawa in the Shekhawati region known as "the open air art gallery" of Rajasthan. The Castle Mandawa, a rugged and handsome fort, featuring war-scarred turrets, lofty domes and ancient cannons, offers gracious hospitality with modern comforts for your night stay. Overnight at Mandawa.
Day 07: Mandawa - Bikaner
Visit charming villages in the Shekhawati region. The many havelis (town mansions) are covered with frescoes painted by local artists. Continue to the fascinating city of Bikaner, tucked away in the desert of western Rajasthan and characterized by its beautiful sandstone architecture. Enjoy your stay at historic hotel.Overnight at Bikaner.
Day 08: Bikaner Sightseeing
Start the day by visiting the Junagarh Fort, built on the desert plain itself. The palace intricate with its splendidly decorated interiors, ornamentally lacquered walls and stunning colored glass, are conceivably the best potted examples of their kind in India. . Overnight at Bikaner.
Day 09: Bikaner - Jaisalmer
Drive to Jaisalmer, a mesmerizing city rising from the heart of the Thar Desert like a golden mirage. The commanding fort etched in yellow sandstone stands in awesome splendor. Overnight at Jaisalmer.
Day 10: Jaisalmer Sightseeing
Visit the overwhelming Jaisalmer Fort, housing the entire township within its parapet. Visit the exquisite Nathmalji-ki-Haveli and Patwonki- Haveli; wonderfully sculptured Jain Temples. After that sunset trip, sand dunes of Sam and a camel safari. The ripples on the wind-caressed dunes; the numerous musicians and dancers are a photographer's delight. Overnight at Jaisalmer.
Day 11: Jaisalmer - Manvar
>> Drive to the captivating Thar Desert haven of Manvar, where you enjoy your stay in a luxurious tented camp and familiarity a night in the desert. Overnight at Manvar.
Day 12: Manvar - Jodhpur
get on an early morning camel safari to observe the splendid sunrise over the desert dunes. Later travel to Jodhpur. Visit the unconquerable Mehrangarh Fort and the Jaswant Thada,. Overnight at Jodhpur.
Day 13: Jodhpur - Ranakpur - Udaipur
this morning departs for Udaipur. Stop en route and tour the beautifully sculpted 15th century Jain Temples of Ranakpur. Continue your journey, stopping for lunch at Maharani Bagh - a mango grove and the private gardens of the Maharana of Jodhpur. Overnight at Udaipur.
Day 14: Udaipur Sightseeing
Tour this famous "City of Lakes," known as Udaipur, one of the most charming and loving cities of India. Visit City Palace with its scalloped arches, fretted balconies and cupolas Saheliyon ki Bari Garden and the folklore museum where you can see a presentation of the string puppets typical to this area. The afternoon is at leisure. Overnight at Udaipur.
Day 15: Udaipur - Mumbai
Your day is at leisure. Evening flight to Mumbai. After dinner depart on your international flight overflowing with colorful memories of your imperial adventure in the heart of Rajasthan.