Destinations Covered: Delhi
- Agra - Jaipur - Udaipur - Mt. Abu - Narlai - Jodhpur - Pushkar
- Mandawa - Delhi
Duration: 14 Days / 13 Nights
Day 01: Abroad - Delhi
arrival in Delhi, the guest will be met by our representative
and transferred to hotel. Overnight will be at hotel.
Day 02: Delhi - Agra
In the morning you will drive to Agra (203 km). Upon arrival in
Agra our representative will transfer you to hotel.
Thereafter visit famous Taj Mahal - The Taj Mahal is the most
famous Moghul monument, constructed by Shah Jahan in memory of
his wife Mumtaz Mahal. It has been described as the most extravagant
monument ever built for love. Other attractions at Agra are the
Red fort and the tomb of Itmad-Ud-Daulah. Stay overnight at the
hotel in Agra.
Day 03: Agra - Jaipur
In the morning you will be driven to Jaipur (221 km), visiting
Fatehpur Sikri on your way. The great Mughal king Akbar built
Fatehpur Sikri. Other Attractions at Fatepur Sikri are Buland
Darwaza, Panch Mahal, Jehangir Mahal, Jodha Bai's Palace etc.
Continue your drive to Jaipur and check-in at hotel. Overnight
will be at hotel.
Day 04: Jaipur
Early morning after breakfast, you will take a morning tour of
the Amber fort, situated just outside Jaipur City. At the foot
of the hill you will mount your caparisoned elephant for the slow
but steady climb up to the main gate, making your entrance in
the time honored fashion.
In the afternoon a city tour of Jaipur follows. "The Pink
City" is spectacularly set within surrounding rugged hills,
dotted with ancient ruined fortresses. Your tour include the imposing
City Palace view, still home to the Maharaja although several
of the rooms are now open to the public. Many antiques and artifacts
belonging to the ruling family are housed here, including a collection
of weaponry. You will also visit the Hawa Mahal "Palace of
the Winds", and the open-air Jantar Mantar Observatory to
see the vast astronomical instruments. Overnight will be at hotel.
Day 05: Jaipur - Udaipur
In the morning you will be driven to Udaipur (385 kms). Upon arrival
in Udaipur our representative will transfer you into the hotel.
You will have rest of the day at leisure. Stay overnight at hotel
Day 06: Udaipur
city tour of Udaipur, the romantic Lake City in Southern Rajasthan,
famous for the stunning white marble Palace built on an island
in the Lake Pichola. It was the former Palace of the Maharana
and now converted to one of the most glamorous hotels in India.
The tour will cover the magnificent City Palace, the Garden of
Maidens "Sahelion-ki-bari" and a drive around the other
Late afternoon, enjoy a boat cruise on the placid waters of Lake
Pichola. From the lake you have a wonderful view of the City Palace
stretching along the east bank, while the south bank has pleasant
gardens running down to the waterside. Overnight will be at hotel
Day 07: Udaipur - Mt. Abu
In the morning you will driven to Mt. Abu (190 km). Upon arrival
in Mt. Abu you will check into the hotel.
A pleasant retreat set amidst the lush forested hills, Mt. Abu
is a green oasis in the barren desert of Rajasthan. Situated at
the southern tip of the Aravali range the hill retreat owes its
cool climate to its rich flora covering the entire hillside that
includes coniferous trees and flowering shrubs.
Mt. Abu offers a spectacular array of exquisite Dilwara Jain temples,
beautifully carved temples built between 11th and 13th century
A.D. are sheer elegance in marble, dedicated to the Jain Tirthankaras.
The Vimal Vasahi temple is the oldest of these dedicated to the
first Tirthankara. Built in 1031 A.D. It is a superb example of
temple architecture. Another is Lun Vasahi temple and Adhar Devi
temple with its many stairs is a tourist attraction. Stay overnight
Day 08: Mt. Abu - Narlai
In morning you will drive to Narlai (125 km). Upon arrival in
Narlai you will check into the hotel.
Narlai is a royal hunting retreat, between Jodhpur and Udaipur.
Situated amidst dramatic boulders and ancient temples, Rawla lies
at a foothill of a stupendous 350 - foot single rock granite hill.
Maharaj and Rani Swaroop Singh and their sons oversaw the careful
restoration of this 15th century home of Marwar nobility. You
will have rest of the day at leisure to explore the surrounding
region. Overnight will be at hotel.
Day 09: Narlai - Jodhpur
the morning drive to Jodhpur (90 km). Upon arrival in Jodhpur
you will check into the hotel. Afternoon city tour of Jodhpur
- visit the Meherangarh Fort, one of the most impressive and formidable
fort in the whole of fort-studded Rajasthan. It is situated on
a high natural rock bluff from where you can look down on the
wonderful panorama of the bustling city below. Also visit Jaswant
Thada - the Royal Cenotaphs. Overnight will be at hotel.
Day 10: Jodhpur - Pushkar
( Pushkar Fair Tours
In morning you will drive to Pushkar (205 km). Upon arrival in
Pushkar our representative will transfer you to deluxe tents.
The Royal Camp which captures the luxurious nostalgia of a bygone
age of the Maharaja's Safari and Shikar camps, combined with innovative
design demonstrating many of the skills and crafts of Marwar.
The camp consists of tents, each with verandah, bedroom and bathroom.
There is a large dining tent serving the best of Rajasthani cuisine
and a large open reception tent with seating areas.
Pushkar is famous for its colorful annual fair during kartik poornima
(full moon) in the month of November each year. At this time,
this otherwise peaceful and gentle village on the banks of holy
Pushkar Lake is thrown into colorful confusion when the desert
tribes and camel caravans meet to trade cattle, camels, goat,
sheep, clothes, jewellery and spices. Stay overnight at the Camp.
Day 11: Pushkar
( Pushkar Fair Tours )
will spend full day at the fair. Built as 'an explosion of fun,
frolic, games and laughter', the fair provides some wonderful
photographic opportunities and is a rare change to see Rajasthani
women decked out in all their traditional jewellery, dress and
finery. It is worth getting up early to see the camels and tribes
rousing themselves in the pink of the dawn desert light. Overnight
will be at the Camp.
Day 12: Pushkar - Mandawa
In the morning, you will be driven to Mandawa (240 km). Upon arrival
in Mandawa, our representative will transfer you to hotel.
Afternoon visit the enormous Havelis with fascinating murals and
painted frescoes built by the wealthy Rajasthani merchants ("Marwaris")
in the 19th century. The Havelis are mansion of a unique residential
architectural style that evolved around courtyards to serve the
purpose of family security, privacy for the women as also protecting
the inhabitants from the long, harsh summers. Overnight will be
Day 13: Mandawa - Delhi
In morning you will drive to Delhi (250 km) and upon arrival in
Delhi check-in at hotel. In the afternoon you will be taken to
visit New Delhi. Drive past the stately government buildings of
the British Era designed by Lutyens, including the India Gate
and the Presidential Palace. Continue onto the beautiful Humayun
tomb of the Mughal era and predecessor of the world famous Taj
Mahal. End the tour at the towering minaret of Qutab Minar. Stay
overnight at hotel.
Day 14: Delhi
In the morning you will be taken to visit Old Delhi. Former center
of Mughal Power, Old Delhi offers ancient monuments, narrow streets
and bustling bazaars. Drive past the Red Fort, built in 1648 and
board the 'rickshaw ride' for a unique experience from the Red
Fort, through "Chandni Chowk" or Silver Street. Later
visit the Jama Masjid, the greatest mosque in India and completed
in 1658 by Shah Jahan who also built the Taj Mahal and the Raj
Ghat, the simple memorial of Mahatma Gandhi. In the afternoon
you will be free for own activities. Later transfer to international
airport for your onward journey.