DAY 1 ARRIVE DELHI
Upon arrival traditional welcome & transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 2 DELHI – CHITTAURGARH (BY OVERNIGHT TRAIN)
After breakfast at hotel start a combined city tour of old & New Delhi. Start from Red Fort (from outside) only. It is closed on Mondays) built in red sandstone, Constructed by Mughal Emperor Shahjahan, Jama Masjid, India’s largest mosque and visit famous bazaars of Chandni Chowk. Enjoy rickshaw ride in Chandni Chowk. Also visit Raj Ghat crimination site of Mahatma Gandhi-father of the nation. After visiting Old Delhi monuments visit India Gate built in memory of the soldiers who laid down their lives in the 1st World War drive past the Rashtrapathi Bhawan, Parliament House, the other government buildings also visit Sikh Shrine- Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, Humayun’s Tomb the mausoleum of emperor Humayun’s & Qutub Minar. Later in time transfer to Railway station to board on train Chetak Express (Dep: 1940 Arr: 0515hrs + 1). Overnight on the board.
DAY 3 ARRIVE CHITTAURGARH
Upon arrival, check into the hotel. (Early check-in subject to availability & wait at lobby till check-in time). Chittorgarh, also called Chittaur, from the 7th century to the 16th, was the capital of Mewar under the Rajputs. Chittaur evokes memories of great heroism and sacrifice by Rajput men and women in the intermittent battles that they had to fight against invaders from Northwest or Delhi. Later in evening proceed to visit the half day city tour of Chittaurgarh Fort, Kirti Stambh, Vijay Stambh. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 4 CHITTAURGARH – UDAIPUR || 115 KMS / 2 HRS
After breakfast rest of the time free at leisure. Later check out & drive to Udaipur, situated in the state of Rajasthan, means the ‘City of Sunrise’ has manifold attractions like imposing marble palaces, enchanting cool lakes, luxurious green gardens, and old temples. It has so many lakes and palaces that it is often called as the ‘City of Lakes and Palaces’. Upon arrival, check into hotel. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 5 UDAIPUR
Morning after Breakfast half-day city tour to visit Jagdish Temple, Maharana Jagat Singh built the Jagdish temple, which is in the centre of the old town and to the north of city palace, in 1651. This temple is dedicated to God Vishnu and has a shrine with a black stone image of lord Vishnu as Jagannath (Lord of the universe)., City palace & Museums and Saheliyon ki Bari or Garden of the Maids of Honour, is in the north of the city. In the evening around 1730 hrs; enjoy the boat ride at Lake Pichola. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 6 UDAIPUR – RANAKPUR – KUMBHALGARH || 105 KMS / 2 HRS
After breakfast proceed for an excursion to Nathdwara & Eklingi Temple. Later check out & drive to Kumbhalgarh enroute visiting Rankapur Jain Temples. Later continue on to Kumbhalgarh. Kumbhalgarh is a Mewar fortress in the Rajsamand district of Rajasthan in Western India. Built during the course of the 15th century by Rana Kumbha, and enlarged through the 19th century, Kumbhalgarh is also the birthplace of Maharana Pratap, the great king and warrior of Mewar. Upon arrival, check into the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 7 KUMBHALGARH – SIANA || 155 KMS / 3 HRS
After breakfast proceed to visit Kumbhalgarh Fort & Badal Mahal. Later check out & drive to Siana. Siana – is a small hamlet situated in south west Rajasthan, bordering the great Thar desert. The terrain here is a unique mixture of Aravalli hills bordered by sand dunes and agricultural lands. The run-off from these hills has created picturesque ravines in these dunes and has carried this sand into neighbouring countryside making this area perfect for riding. Upon arrival, check into the hotel. In evening have a village safari to visit local area. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 8 SIANA – JAISALMER || 330 KMS / 6.3 HRS
After breakfast proceed to visit country side of city. Later check out & drive to Jaisalmer. Jaisalmer – is named after its founder Maharawal Jaisal Singh, a Rajput king in 1156 AD. “Jaisalmer” means “the Hill Fort of Jaisal”. Jaisalmer is sometimes called the “Golden City of India” because the yellow sand and the yellow sandstone used in every architecture of the city gives a yellowish-golden tinge to the city and its surrounding area. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 9 JAISALMER
Morning after breakfast half-day city tour to visit Jaisalmer Fort, Havelis (Patwon-ki-Haveli, Salim Singh-ki-Haveli), Gadi Sagar & Museum. Afternoon return back to hotel & around 1600 Hrs again start Excursion to Sam Sand Dunes where you will enjoy an hour Camel Ride to see the sun set, return back to hotel. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 10 JAISALMER – OSIAN – JODHPUR || 290 KMS / 5 HRS
Morning after Breakfast at hotel drive to Jodhpur enroute visiting Osiyan. Later continue on to Jodhpur city at the edge of the Thar desert was once the capital of the Marwar state. It was founded in 1459 A.D. by Rao Jodha-chief of the Rathore clan of Rajput. In Jodhpur; the genius of its sculptors comes to life in its exquisite palaces, forts, temples and Havelis, which stand as a testimony to the imperial grandeur, upon arrival check into hotel. Later in evening contact palmist at Mehrangarh fort knowing about your future. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 11 JODHOPUR – CHANDELAO – PUSHKAR || 220 KMS / 4 HRS
After breakfast proceed for half day city tour to visit the majestic Mehrangarh fort museum. The Mehrangarh fort has been the stronghold of the Rathore princes from 1453AD. We see the superb collection of paintings and arms and ammunitions. The view of the city from the rampart walls is breath taking. Later visit Jaswant Thada. Later check out & drive Pushkar enroute visiting Chandelao – Experience the “real” India with a visit to Chandelao Garh. Only 40 km from bustling Jodhpur this highly rated hotel will enfold you in a different world – the world of the rulers of Rajasthan in a traditional village. Later continue on to Pushkar. Upon arrival, check into the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 12 PUSHKAR – PACHEWAR || 120KMS /2 HRS
After breakfast visit to a school & see how the education system prevails in India. Later proceed to visit Pushkar Lake & Brahma Temple. Later check out & drive to Pachewar. Upon arrival, check into the hotel. Later proceed to visit Todarai Singh (Small Town) – This small town is 50 kms from Pachewar where one can see ancient Step wells and temples with beautiful carving can be visited by Jeeps or cars. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 13 PACHEWAR – JAIPUR || 90KMS /1.5HRS
After breakfast explore Pachewar village & also visit lake which attracts many birds, cenotaphs, blue pottery kiln, metal toy makers and interesting surroundings. It is a treat to go for a walk through the village, seeing some traditional artisans at work. Here, you will get to see the timeless skills of village craftsmen and watch people going about their daily lives. The houses in Pachewar are mud-plastered and are decorated with white lime paste. Inside is the informal courtyard which is the centre of the family activity. Family elders may be relaxing on the low cotton woven cots, while women are busy at some work and the children run in and out of the home. This is the quintessential picture of a rural home in India. You could also enjoy a cookery lesson in one of the local houses, and learn how to really make the most of Indian spices. Later check out & drive to Jaipur, the vibrant capital of Rajasthan is popularly known as ‘The Pink City’ for the colour of the buildings in its wonderful old city. This Buzzing metropolis is certainly a place of wild contrasts and is a feast for the eyes. Upon arrival, check-in at hotel. Rest of the time free at leisure. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 14 JAIPUR
Morning after Breakfast visit Amer Fort & enjoy ride on a caparisoned elephant up to the Amber Fort established in the 16th century by Raja Man Singh of the Kachwaha dynasty. Within the Amber Fort are ornate palaces, courts, stairways, pillared pavilions & palaces & drive past the stunning artistry of the five-story façade of the Hawa Mahal. Afternoon visit the City Palace, the museum houses textiles, arms, carpets, paintings and manuscripts and other artistic paraphernalia & Astronomical observatory, built by Maharaja Jai Singh the founder of Jaipur, also visit Observatory & pass through Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds). Later in evening explore old pink city market by Rickshaw or experience Bollywood movie at Raj Mandir Theater. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 15 JAIPUR – FATEHPUR SIKRI – AGRA || 235 KMS / 6 HRS
Morning after breakfast drive to Agra enroute visiting Abhaneri Step well & Fatehpur Sikri, constructed by Akbar in 1569 to honor Sufi saint Salim Chisti. Akbar’s court occupied this city till it was abandoned due to non-availability of water but still in a state of perfect preservation. Continue on to Agra. Upon arrival, check into hotel. In evening witness “live show “Mohabbat the Taj (Replica of Taj)” will showcase the true & immortal love of Shah-e-Mahan for his beloved wife, Mumtaj Mahal; through exciting and innovative presentation of a song and drama. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 16 AGRA – DELHI || 203 KMS / 4 HRS || DELHI – DEPARTURE
After breakfast half day city tour of Agra visiting world famous Taj Mahal- (closed on Fridays) built by Mughal emperor Shahjahan in the memory of his beautiful wife Mumtaj. Continue onto Agra Fort-built by Mughal emperor Akbar to commemorate his victory in war. Later check out & drive Delhi. Upon arrival, directly drive to International Airport to connect flight for onward destination.
DAY 1 ARRIVE DELHI