Day 01: Delhi
Arrive Delhi meet & assistance at the airport. Later transfer to the hotel. Night stay in Delhi.
Day 02: Delhi – Nawalgarh ( by road )
The morning after breakfast and drive to Nawalgarh. Arrive at Nawalgarh & check-in hotel. Later visit Nawalgarh, the seat of the Poddar families. Nawalgarh is known for the high quality of its paintings, even in the richly frescoed Shekhawati area, its Poddar School has some excellent old work. Nawalgarh was founded in 1737 by Thakur Nawal Singh, a warrior- statesman. Night stay in Nawalgarh.
Day 03: Nawalgarh – Bikaner (By Road)
The morning after breakfast and drive to Bikaner. Arrive Bikaner & check-in at the hotel. Later 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 in Bikaner.
Day 04:Bikaner – Khimsar (By Road)
The morning after breakfast and drive to Khimsar. Arrive at Khimsar & check-in at the hotel. Later proceed for city sightseeing tour of Khimsar. Khimsar is steeped in history- founded 2500 years ago by the Jain Saint Mahaveer, this is the starting point of the great Indian Desert tours. The founder of the castle, which was built in mid 15th century was Prince Karami, son of Jodhpur and very close to other places of interest like Osian and Nagaur. Well managed Khimsar Fort provides the visitors with all modern amenities- 50 luxuriously furnished rooms, theme dinners, a variety of continental and Indian meals as well as traditional Rajasthani are available. Night stay at Khimsar
Day 05: Khimsar – Jaisalmer (By Road)
The morning after breakfast and drive to Jaisalmer. Arrive Jaisalmer & check-in at the hotel. Evening enjoy camel ride at SAND DUNES. Night stay in Jaisalmer.
Day 06: 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. Night stay in Jaisalmer.
Day 07: Jaisalmer – Jodhpur (By Road)
Morning after breakfast and drive to Jodhpur. Arrive Jodhpur & check-in at the hotel. Later proceed for city sightseeing tour of Prince Jodha founded city Jodhpur – the stronghold of the fierce Rathore clan, in 1459. Visit the Mehrangarh Fort, situated on a low sandstone hill. Within the fort, visit Moti Mahal and Phool Mahal. Also visit Jaswant Thada, an imposing marble cenotaph, built in memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II around 1899 and Umaid Public gardens. Night stay in Jodhpur.
Day 08 :Jodhpur – Ranakpur (By Road)
Morning after breakfast and drive to Ranakpur. Arrive Ranakpur & check-in at the hotel. Later visit World famous Jain Temple Ranakpur. The exceptionally beautiful Ranakpur complex, is one of the largest and most important Jain temple in India. The main temple is the Chaumukha Temple, or Four Faced Temple, dedicated to Adhinath. Built in 1439, this huge, superbly crafted and well-kept marble temple has 29 halls supported by 1444 pillars, no two alike. Night stay in Ranakpur.
Day 09: Ranakpur – Devigarh (By Road)
Morning after breakfast and drive to Devigarh. Arrive Devgarh & check-in at the hotel. Later visit Devigarh. The village has four 14th Century Jain temples, which were the inspiration for the famous temples of Dilwara near Mount Abu. These temples in Delwara are a must visit on your tour of Devi Garh. The village is about 450 years old and home to various communities comprising of Jhala’s (Rajputs), Patel’s, Gameti’s (Bhil tribe) Muslim’s and Jain’s. Night stay in Devigarh.
Day 10: Devigarh – Udaipur (By Road)
Morning after breakfast and drive to Udaipur. Arrive Udaipur and check-in at the hotel. Evening enjoy boat ride at Lake Pichola. Night stay in Udaipur.
Day 11: Udaipur
Morning after breakfast proceed for city sightseeing tour of Udaipur visiting The city is built in 1559 A.D. by Maharaja Udai Singh and has been described as 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. Night stay in Udaipur.
Day 12: Udaipur – Dungarpur (By Road)
Morning after breakfast and drive to Dungarpur. Arrive Dungarpur and check-in at the hotel. Later visit Dungarpur. The full day is meant for exploring the villages in the tribal area. There you can find a world which far behind the world of modernization and development. They are strictly holding their customs and traditions amidst the fast world. You can go to their houses, can talk with them, and even can take a picture with them. Later move for a visit to Juna Mahal, the Badal Mahal, Rajmata Devendra Kunvar State Museum and Cultural Centre and the Government Archaeological Museum. Evening can be spent with the tribals enjoying their traditional dances and cultural programs. Night stay in Dungarpur..
Day 13: Dungarpur – Chittorgarh (By Road)
Morning after breakfast and drive to Chittorgarh. Arrive Chittorgarh and check-in at the hotel. Later enjoy a daylong sightseeing tour of Chittorgarh. Visit the magnificent 7th century Chittorgarh Fort. On way to the fort you can see two chhatris or memorials of Jaimal and Kalla marking the spots where they fell while defending the fort during the siege of 1568. Other attractions inside the fort include Vijay Stambh (Tower of Victory) and the Kirti Stambh (Tower of Fame). The ruins of Rana Kumbha’s Palace, Padmini’s Palace, Kalika Mata Temple, Government Museum. Night stay in Chittorgarh.
Day 14: Chittorgarh – Kota (By Road)
The morning after breakfast and drive to Kota. Arrive Kota and check-in at the hotel. Later visit in Kota. On the eastern banks of the Chambal River, near the Kota Barrage, is located the City Fort and Palace. Within the city palace is the museum which houses a good collection of artifacts. The Kishore Sagar Tank built in 1346 and the Jagmandir Palace located on a small island at the center of this tank is other sources of tourist attraction. The Brij Vilas Palace Museum, Chambal Gardens, and the Chhatar Bilas Gardens. Night stay in Kota.
Day 15: Kota – Bundi (By Road)
The morning after breakfast drive to Bundi. Arrive at Bundi & check-in at the hotel. Later visit Taragarh Fort built in 1354 A.D., Bundi Palace, Chhattar Mahal, Ratan Daulat, Chaitrashala, Nawal Sagar lake, Raniji-ki-Baori (Stepwell), Sukh Mahal, Phool Sagar and eighty-four pillared cenotaph. Night stay in Bundi.
Day 16: Bundi – Jaipur (By Road)
The morning after breakfast and drive to Jaipur. Arrive Jaipur & check-in at hotel. Later proceed for city sightseeing tour of Jaipur.
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 17: Jaipur
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.
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 in Jaipur.
Day 18: Jaipur – Pushkar – Ajmer – Jaipur (By Road)
The morning after breakfast check-out from the hotel and drive to Pushkar and Ajmer.
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.
PUSHKAR – 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. After sightseeing back to Jaipur . Night stay in Jaipur.
Day 19: Jaipur – Karauli (By Road)
After breakfast and drive to Karauli. Arrive Karauli & check-in at the hotel. Later proceed for city sightseeing tour of Karauli. A quaint township founded in 1348. You can experience a serene rural environment here apart from the City Palace and Kaila Devi Temple. Night stay in Karauli.
Day 20: Karauli – Bharatpur (By Road)
The morning after breakfast drive to Bharatpur. Arrive Bharatpur & & check-in at 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 21: Bharatpur – Agra (By Road)
Morning after breakfast drive to Agra. Arrive Agra and check-in at the hotel. Later proceed for city sightseeing tour of Agra. Visiting the world-famous Taj Mahal, built by the Mughal Emperor Shahjehan in 1630 for his queen Mumtaz Mahal to enshrine her mortal remains. Also visit Agra Fort, containing the Pearl Mosque – the rusty and majestic red-sandstone fort of Agra stands on the banks of the river Yamuna and Emperor Akbar started the construction in 1566. At the Diwan-I-Khas (hall of private audience) where marble pavilions with floral inlays lend an ethereal ambiance, the Emperor sat on his gem-studded peacock Throne and met foreign ambassadors and rulers of friendly kingdoms. Night stay in Agra.
Day 22: Agra – Delhi (By Road)
Morning after breakfast and drive to Delhi. Arrive Delhi and check-in at the 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 sightseeing 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, and the President’s Residence and would end with a drive through the Diplomatic Enclave. Night stay in Delhi.
Day 23: Delhi Departure
The morning after breakfast departure transfer to the airport to board the flight for onward journey. Tour ends with sweet memories.