Day 01: Day 01: Arrive Delhii
Arrive Delhi, meet & assistance at the airport and transfer to the hotel. Night stay at Delhi.
Day 02: Delhi – Jaipur (By Surface)
Morning after breakfast and drive to Jaipur. Arrive Jaipur & check in hotel. Later proceed for city sightseeing tour of Jaipur visiting
CITY PALACE - A delightful blend of Mughal and traditional Rajasthani architecture, the City Palace sprawls over one-seventh of the area in the walled city. It houses the Chandra Mahal, Shri Govind Dev Temple and the City Palace Museum.
JANTAR MANTAR - This is the largest and the best preserved of the five observatories built by Jai Singh II in different parts of the country. This observatory consisting of outsized astronomical instruments is still in use. Night stay in Jaipur.
Day 03: Jaipur
Morning after breakfast proceed for excursion to Amber Fort. Elephant ride ascent to the fort.
AMBER FORT PALACE - Amber is the classic romantic Rajasthani fort palace. Its construction was started by Man Singh I in 1592, and completed by his descendent Jai Singh I. Its forbidding exterior belies an inner paradise where a beautiful fusion of Mughal and Hindu styles finds its ultimate expression. Continue sightseeing.
HAWA MAHAL - The ornamental facade of this "Palace of Winds" is a prominent landmark in Jaipur. Their five-storey structures of sandstone plastered pink encrusted with fine trelliswork and elaborate balconies. The palace has 953 niches and windows. Built in 1799 by Pratap Singh, the Mahal was a royal grandstand for the palace women.
BIRLA TEMPLE - Situated in the south of Jaipur, Laxmi Narayan Temple is one of the many such temples built by wealthy Birla family in India, thus it is also known as Birla Mandir. The temple is a great reminder of the secular traditions India has shown over the centuries. The temple has been constructed in white marble and has three domes, each portraying the different approaches to religion. The temple is situated at the foot of Moti Doongri Fort, converted as a small palace by Ram Singh II for his wife Gayatri Devi. Night stay at Jaipur.
Day 04: Jaipur – Bikaner (By Surface)
Morning after breakfast and drive to Bikaner. Arrive Bikaner & check in hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Night stay at Bikaner.
Day 05: Day 05: Bikaner
Morning after breakfast proceed for city sightseeing tour of Bikaner. Bikaner is named after its founder Rao Bika Ji in 1488. But long before this, the city was trade center on the caravan routes from Africa and West Asia. Bikaner's dominant features are rippling sands and abundant sunshine. The city stands on an elevation, enclosed by a 7 Kms wall, which can be entered from 5 gates. Bikaner City is bolstered by imposing walls and has a 16th century fort housing old palaces, temples and mosque. Founded by Raja Rai Singh the fort is distinguished by its long range of 37 pavilions, a line of balconies and aerial windows of varying designs. Also visit Lallgarh Palace, the museum, and Bhanda Sagar Jain and Deshnoke Rat temple. Night stay at Bikaner.
Day 06: Bikaner - Jaisalmer (By Surface)
Morning after breakfast and drive to Jaisalmer. Arrive Jaisalmer & check in hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Night stay at Jaisalmer.
Day 07: Jaisalmer
Morning after breakfast proceed for city sightseeing tour of Jaisalmer visiting the burnished sandstone Jaisalmer, Throbbing in the heart of the Thar, is an intricately molded wonderland in place of a barren land, today stands a city of gilded magic. The origins of Jaisalmer go back to the 12th century, when Rawal Jaisal abandoned his old fort at Ludarwa and laid the foundation of a new city. Visit the magnificent fort, the Patwon Ki Haveli (Mansion) and Salim Singh Ki Haveli, with their carved balconies and brackets, which are supreme examples of the art. Evening enjoy camel ride – along with culture program and Dinner. Night stay in Jaisalmer.
Day 08 : Jaisalmer – Jodhpur (By Surface)
Morning after breakfast and drive to Jodhpur. Arrive Jodhpur & check in hotel. Later proceed for city sightseeing tour of Jodhpur. Mehrangarh Fort, the original fort was constructed by Rao Jodha in 1459 after whom the city has been named. See the cenotaph Chattri of Kiratsingh Sodha, Jayapol, Fatehpol, Lohapol, Phool mahal, Zhanki mahal, moti mahal and a museum in the fort which has interesting artifacts. Jaswant Thad, Umaid Bhawan Palace and Clock Tower. Night stay in Jodhpur.
Day 09: Day 09: Jodhpur – Ranakpur – Udaipur (By Surface)
Morning after breakfast and drive to Udaipur en-route visiting the Jain temples at Ranakpur, superbly preserved in a near-perfect condition for over 500 years. The most attractive features are the 29 halls of the temple, which have 1444 pillars of which no two are alike. After visiting continue drive to Udaipur. Arrive Udaipur and check-in hotel. Night stay in Udaipur.
Day 10: Udaipur
Morning after breakfast proceed for city sightseeing tour of Udaipur, built in 1559. A.D. by Maharaja Udai Singh and has been described the most romantic spot on the continent of India by Col. James Todd. Visit the city Palace Museum, the Jagdish temple, Sahelion ki Bari (Queen's resort for their friends) Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir (Folk Art Museum) and the Pratap Memorial. Also enjoy Boat ride at Lake Pichola. Night stay in Udaipur.
Day 11: Udaipur – Ajmer – Pushkar (By Surface)
Morning after breakfast and drive to Pushkar en-route visit Ajmer. Visit the famous Dargah of Sufi Saint Hazrat Khwaja Moinuddin Hasan Chisti. The shrine is next only to Mecca or Median for the Muslims of south Asia. Akbar used to make a pilgrimage to the Dargah from Agra once a year. After visiting continue drive to Pushkar. Arrive Pushkar and check in hotel. Later visit Pushkar. Pushkar boasts temples, though few are as ancient as you might expect at such an important pilgrimage site, since many were deserted by Aurangzeb and subsequently rebuilt. The most famous is the Brahma Temple, said to be one of the few temples in the world dedicated to this deity. It's marked by red spire, and over the entrance gateway is the hans, or goose symbol, of Brahma, who is said to have personally chosen Pushkar as its site. Night stay in Pushkar.
Day 12: Pushkar – Ranthambhore (By Surface)
Morning after breakfast and drive to Ranthambhore. Arrive Ranthambhore & check in hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Night stay at Ranthambhore.
Day 13: Ranthambhore
Early morning visit to the National Park and enjoy jungle safari in a Canter (a vehicle which is open on the top) in the National Park. Later back to hotel. After lunch second visit to the National Park and enjoy the game viewing again. Night stay in Ranthambhore.
Day 14: Ranthambhore – Bharatpur (By Surface)
Morning after breakfast and drive to Bharatpur. Arrive Bharatpur & check in hotel. Later visit Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary on rickshaws. The most Spectacular water- bird Sanctuary features nesting indigenous water- birds and migratory birds. From October till December, the indigenous water- birds nest around the lake, from December on the migratory Geese, Duck and Cranes are the main feature of the bird sanctuary. Night stay in Bharatpur.
Day 15: Bharatpur – Sariska (By Surface)
Morning after breakfast and drive to Sariska. Arrive Sariska & check in hotel. Later proceed for sightseeing tour of Sariska a Jeep safari into the Sariska Tiger reserve, Excellent viewing of Sambar deer, Blue Bull, Wild Boar, Spotted Deer, Peacock and Langur along with varied species of birds and also spot the very elusive Royal Bengal Tiger and the Leopard. Night stay at Sariska.
Day 16: Sariska- Delhi (By Surface)
Morning after breakfast and drive to Delhi. Arrive Delhi & check in hotel. Later proceed for city sightseeing tour of Delhi visiting Old & New Delhi
OLD DELHI - A sight-seeing tour of Old Delhi would entail visiting the Raj Ghat - the memorial site where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated; Jama Masjid - the largest mosque in India.
NEW DELHI - An extensive sight-seeing tour of New Delhi would include a visit to the Qutub Minar, a drive along the ceremonial avenue - Rajpath, past the imposing India Gate, Parliament House, the President's Residence and would end with a drive through the Diplomatic Enclave. Night stay at Delhi.
Day 17: Departure
Morning departure transfer to the airport to board the flight for onward journey. Tour ends with sweets memories.