Destinations Covered - Delhi-Agra-Jaipur-Kishangarh-Bundi-Udaipur-Ranakpur-Jodhpur-Phalodi-Jaisalmer-Khuri-Bikaner-Deshnoke-Bikaner-Navalgarh-Mandawa-Delhi
Duration - 16 Nights/17 Days
Arrival in Delhi and visit the city which has seen the rise and fall of many empires which have left behind a plethora of monuments that the grandeur and glory of bygone ages . A city which traces its history to Mahabharata for the city of Indraprastha,evolving through a rule of Mughals and Finally the Britishers.Night in Delhi.
Monuments - Jama Masjid, Rajghat, Jama Masjid, Red Fort,Qutub Minar, Lotus Temple, Laxminarayan Temple, India Gate, Humayun`s Tomb.
End your visits of Delhi and drive to Agra, in a comfortable A/C car.Agra the city of the inimitable Taj Mahal, marble marvel , the ultimate requiem of love, from a great Mughal Emperor to his beloved situated on the bank of Yamuna river. The city which has served as a cantonment to Mughal, British and Indian Army. Visit Taj Mahal at sunset. Night in Agra.
Monuments - Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Itmad - Ud – Daula, Chini Ka Rauza, Chini Ka Rauza, Sikandra Fort, Radhaswamy Satsang, Dayalbagh.
Early morning wake up call to return to Taj Mahal and enjoy the magic of sunrise over this magnificent monument dedicated to love. Visit other sites of interest of your choice in Agra. After lunch, transfer to Jaipur and visit Fatehpur Sikri (the City of Victory),the ghost city was the capital of the Mughal Empire The complex of monuments and temples, all in a uniform architectural style, includes one of the largest mosques in India, the Jama Masjid. Night in Jaipur.
Monuments - Diwan-i-Am, Diwan-i-Khas, Panch Mahal,Jama Masjid or the Friday Mosque.
Sightseeing in Jaipur the Ancient Testimonials in the form of mind-blowing monuments remind one of the past ages. The city comprises the famous structures like Hawa Mahal, City Palace and Amber Fort, the best architectural examples of India. Artistic temples and gardens of Jaipur, marks the atmosphere of serenity and aestheticism to the lands of Rajasthan.Take an Elephant ride at Amer Fort. Night in Jaipur.
Monuments - City Palace, Hawa Mahal Jantar Mantar,Jal Mahal,Central Museum, Amber Fort, Jaigarh Fort, Isar Lat or Swargasuli, Maharani ki Chhatri, Bazaars of Jaipur.
Explore more of beautiful pink city with the Jantar mantar(Astronomical observatory), the Tiger fort and markets.Explore the countrylife at kishangarh. Night in Kishangarh.
Monuments - Phool Mahal, Gundalao Lake.
Visit Bundi the place with historical monuments, natural beauty, scenic dams & ponds,wild forests fairs and festivity.. .On top of the hill, the Taragarh fort holds beautiful paintings/frescoes. Night in Bundi.
Monuments - Chitrashala,Chatramahal, Ratan Daulat And Badal Mahal, Rani Ji Ki Baori,Sukh Mahal ( Palace Of Bliss),Kshar Bagh ,Shikar Burj ( Hunting Lodge) ,Eighty Four Pillared Cenotaph.
En route to Udaipur. Night in Udaipur.
Udaipur-The Venice of the East. It is also called the City of Lakes. The Lake Palace on Jag Niwas Island in the middle of Pichola Lakes is the finest example of its architectural and cultural explosion. Udaipur lake city offers five gorgeous lakes, beautiful green gardens, fantabulous fountains, awe inspiring palaces & forts. Night in Udaipur.
Monuments - City Palace,Saheliyon Ki Bari,The Suraj Gokhada,Pratap Memorial,Gulab Bagh,Sajjan Garh,Fateh Sagar,Pichola Lake,Jagdish Temple.
Udaipur to Ranakpur. Night in Ranakpur. See Fort Kumbhalgarh, one of India's great sights. Built in the 15th century, its walls are over 30 miles long. Inside are numerous temples and palaces.In the afternoon visit the amazing Jain temples of Ranakpur where every sculpted detail reaches excellence and marble becomes as delicate as lace. Night in Ranakpur.
Monuments - Sadri, Desuri , Ghanerao, Narlai, Muchhal Mahaveer, Kumbhalgarh,Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary.
Ranakpur to Jodhpur. 'Heart of Rajasthan' and the majestic jewel of her eternal crown, iluminates the Thar. Set at the edge of the Thar Desert, the imperial city of Jodhpur echoes with tales of antiquity in the emptiness of the desert.Night in Jodhpur.
Monuments - Umaid Bhawan Palace , Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada ,Mandore Garden, Girdikot & Sardar Market.
Jodhpur to Phalodi.Back to a more of country landscape. Visit Mandor and Osian on the way to Phalodi- city is well known for salt business, old historical presence, temples and the art works. Here a lot of migratory birds gather. Watching them circle in noisy, undulating formations overhead, or stepping gingerly across the sands, has to be one of the great spectacles of the Thar region. A small village worth visiting. In Osian you will visit the Surya temple (temple of the sun) built 8 centuries ago. Night in Phalodi.
Monuments - Mandore garden Suryan temple.
Phalodi to Jaisalmer.Enter the vast expense of endless desert and dunes. The hostile terrain not with standing the warmth and colour of people is simply over whelming. The beautiful havelis which were built by wealthy merchants of Jaisalmer are yet another interesting aspect of the desert cityThe desert citadel is truly a golden fantasy in Thar Desert. Jaisalmer will welcome you in the afternoon. Night in Jaisalmer.
After a visit of Jaisalmer drive to Khuri or Sam for a camel safari and a night in the desert in comfortable and safe setting. Sunset on the dunes. Night in a tent or cottage.
Jaisalmer to Gajner or Bikaner. Visit Pokaran on the way.Gajner is a palace on the lake or night in Gajner or Bikaner.
Monuments - Junagarh Fort Lalgarh Palace Bhandasar Jain Temple Shiv Bari Temple. Deshnok Temple ,Ganga Government, Museum Prachina Museum,Devi Kund,Camel Breeding Farm.
Visit Bikaner including Deshnoke to see the Rat temple. Night in Bikaner.
From Bikaner to shekhawati region to see hawelis(Castles)at Mandawa or Navalgarh..Mandawa-a compact little town of Shekhavati region.A visit Havelis & beautiful frescoes. The medieval fort of Mandawa gradually rises on the horizon like a mirage. A painted arched gateway adorned with Lord Krishna and his cows leads to the bazaar. Night in Nawalgarh.
Monuments - Mandawa-Hanuman Prasad Goenka Haveli,Mohan Lal Saraf Haveli,include Gulab Rai Ladia Haveli and Lakshmi Narayan Ladia Haveli,Newtia Haveli.Navalgarh-Anandilal Poddar Haveli, Aath Haveli and the Hodh Raj Patodia Haveli.
En route to Delhi for your flight home.