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DELHI & HISTORICAL RAJASTHAN





"The wealth of magnificent temples, colorful festivals, bazaars, the romantic fairytale castles, spectacular colors, places of historical and cultural encounter with spirituality and faith on the banks of the Ganges ... this and much more! ... India is a dream, unmissable and intense"





Tour Lenght: 14 Nights - 15 Days
Destination tour:Delhi-Mandawa-Bikaner-Jaisalmer-Jodhpur-Ranakpur-Udaipur-Ajmer-Jaipur-Delhi



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Day 1: Departure flight from your country

Day 2: flight Arrive New Delhi


Arriving Delhi, you will clear customs and immigration. Leaving the airport, you will be met by our representative, holding a play card with your name on it at the exit. Arrival transfer to your hotel and assistance for check-in will be provided. After check-in and breakfast, enjoy full day sightseeing tour of:

New Delhi : designed and built by the British in the 1920's it's a city of wide boulevards impressive Government buildings, green parks and gardens. First you will visit two monuments from Delhi's past Humayun's Tomb and Qutab Minar . Then your drive takes you along the ceremonial avenue, Rajpath , past the imposing India Gate and Parliament House.

Old Delhi : an ancient walled city. Here you will see Red Fort, the most opulent Fort and Palace of the Moghul Empire; Raj Ghat, the memorial site of the Mahatma Gandhi; Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India and Chandni Chowk, the bustling and colourful market of the old city. (Red Fort closed on Mondays). Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 3: Delhi - Mandawa


After Breakfast, leave Delhi for Mandawa by road. In the afternoon enjoy sightseeing tour of Mandawa: a small town in the Shekhawati region of Rajasthan with a unique medieval charm. The streets are lined with richly painted houses and each town is bustling with activity. Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 4: Mandawa - Bikaner


After Breakfast, leave Mandawa for Bikaner by road. In the afternoon enjoy sightseeing tour of Bikaner: a desert fortified city on the ancient caravan routes that originated from Africa and West Asia. 32 Kms. from Bikaner is Deshnoke , famous for its Rat Temple (Karni Mata Temple). Overnight at the hotel.

Day 5 : Bikaner - Jaisalmer


After Breakfast, leave Bikaner for Jaisalmer by road. On arrival, transfer and check-in into hotel. Rest of the day free for independent activities. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 6 : Jaisalmer


In the morning after breakfast, enjoy sightseeing tour of Jaisalmer: the citadel city built in the 12th century is an architectural dream in yellow sandstone lying in the lonely silence of the Thar Desert. The Forts and palaces and several superbly carved Jain Temples, in and around Jaisalmer are all reminiscent of a glorious history.
In the afternoon visit Sam: 40 Kms from Jaisalmer are the silver gold sand dunes of Sam. A camel ride at sunset, as the sky is set on fire, and Rajasthani musicians paly haunting tunes, can be and unforgettable experience. Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 7 : Jaisalmer - Jodhpur


In the morning after breakfast, leave Jaisalmer for Jodhpur by road. Afternoon free for independent activities. Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 8 : Jodhpur


In the morning after breakfast, enjoy sightseeing tour of Jodhpur : The home of the Rathore rulers - the princely State of Rajasthan. A high 10 Kms long stone wall protects the well-fortified city. Within, stands an imposing Fort on a low range of sandstone hills, about 125 mtrs above the surro - unding plains.
Visit Mehrangarh Fort - founded in 1459 AD by Rao Jodha (after whom the city is named) the Fort is intricately adorned with long carved panels and latticed windows of exquisite designs in red sandstone. Also visit Jaswant Thada - an imposing white marble cenotaph built to commemorate the acts of bravery and generosity of the rulers in 19th century. Afternoon free for your independent activities. Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 9 : Jodhpur Ranakpur - Udaipur


After breakfast, leave Jodhpur in the morning for Udaipur by road and enroute visit Ranakpur: famous for the quadruple Jain temple dedicated, like the temples at Mount Abu to Adinath. The whole structure has 80 domes and of 400 pillars. Continue your drive for Udaipur . Rest of the day free for independent activities. Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 10 : Udaipur


In the morning after breakfast, enjoy sightseeing tour of Udaipur City : Visit the City Palace Museum - grandeur and intricacy stroked all over in granite, marble and mosaic displayed in the sparkling white filigreed balconies and windows, ornate arches and cupolas atop magnificent octagonal towers, Jagdish Temple - built in 1651 AD. Also visit Sahelion Ki Bari - the spectacular garden displaying the unique life style of the royal ladies who once lived in the palaces.
Afternoon at leisure. In the evening enjoy a most memorable boat ride with the reflections of the majestic Lake Palace Hotel at its best against the setting sun. Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 11 : Udaipur Ajmer


After Breakfast, leave Udaipur in the morning for Ajmer by road and enroute visit Chittorgarh: home of the brave, 115 Kms east of Udaipur. The road to the citadel of Chittor steeply for a couple of Kms and passes through seven huge gates, each with watch towers and great iron spiked doors. The Tower of Victory is over 35 metres high and has nine storeys served by a winding staircase. It is covered from top to bottom with carvings, depicting the social life of the time.
Continue your drive for Ajmer. Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 12 : Ajmer - Jaipur


After Breakfast, in the morning enjoy sightseeing tour of Ajmer City: Founded in the 11th century is the holy city of the Muslims.
The Taragarh fort, Anna Sagar - an artificial lake, Akbar's palace and the Durgah - Mausoleum of Khwaja Moinuddin - Chisti a Muslim holy man all combine to give the city its historical and religious importance.
Continue your drive to Jaipur . On arrival transfer and check-in in hotel. Rest of the evening free for independent activities. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 13 : Jaipur


After morning, enjoy morning sightseeing tour of Amber Fort: 11 Kms. from Jaipur - a marvellous example of Rajput architecture with its terraces and ramparts reflected in the Mata Lake below. The ascent to the Fort is on gaily caparisoned elephants. The Fort interior has various royal halls decorated with intricate ivory work, exquisite wall paintings and tiny mirror chips, which create a tantalising reflection effect.
In the afternoon sightseeing tour of Jaipur City: City Palace Museum - an imposing blend of traditional Rajasthani and Mughal Art. The museum is resplendent with its collection of robes of royal princes, carpets, and armoury of old weapons, miniature paintings portraying court scenes, battle scenes and processions, Jantar - Mantar (Observatory )- an accurate observatory built in 1726 AD; Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds)- a five storeyed wonder with a spectacular pyramidal facade and overhanging windows with latticed screens, domes and spires. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 14 : Jaipur - Delhi flight Departure your destination


In the morning after breakfast, leave Jaipur for Delhi by road and upon arrival check in at hotel (day use) and rest of the days feel free to relax and independent activities. Later in the evening you will be driven to International airport to take your flight back to home

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