Wonderful Rajasthan (11 Days)
Day: 1 Arrive in Delhi
Assistance on arrival in Delhi international airport and transfer to the hotel. Check-in at the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 2: Delhi-Agra: (235 Km|4 Hours)
Morning tour of Delhi visiting Raj Ghat - the cremation sites of Mahatma Gandhi, Jama Masjid and drive past Red fort. Afternoon visit Qutub Minar built by Qutb-ud-din Aibak in 1199, India Gate (war memorial arch). Also drive past President’s House, Parliament House, Government secretariat building. Afternoon drive to Agra, arrive in Agra and check-in at the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 3: Agra-Jaipur (240 Km|4.30 Hours)
Morning visit to the world-famous Taj Mahal built by the Moghul emperor Shah Jahan in 1630 for his queen Mumtaz Mahal to enshrine her mortal remains. Visit the Agra fort containing the pearl mosque, the halls of public and private audiences. Also, visit the Tomb of Itimad-Ud-Daulah built by Empress Noorjahan in memory of her father. Afternoon drive to Jaipur, arrive at Jaipur, and check-in at the hotel. Late evening dinner at Chokhi Dhani. Chokhi Dhani the only five-star ethnic Rajasthan village-style resort in India. Evening Rajasthan folk dances. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 4: Jaipur
Morning visit to the Amber fort, the ancient capital of the state. Visit the Sheesh Mahal or the hall of victory decorated with mirrors. Ascend the fort on elephant back. Afternoon tour of the pink city. Jaipur was colored pink a century ago in honor of a visiting Prince. Built by Maharaja Jai Singh, the notable astronomer, this city is 260 years old. Visit Ram Niwas gardens, Hawa Mahal, City Palace, observatory, and the market area of the “Pink City.” Return to the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 5: Jaipur-Bikaner (335 Km|6 Hours)
Morning drive to Bikaner, arrive and check-in at a hotel. Afternoon city sightseeing tour. Bikaner is named after its founder Rao Bikaji in 1488. But long before this, the city was a trade center on the caravan routes from Africa and West Asia. Bikaner’s noteworthy features are its rippling sands and abundant sunshine. The city stands on an elevation, enclosed by a 7 km wall, which can be entered from 5 gates. Bikaner city is surrounded by imposing walls and has a 16th-century fort housing old palaces, temples, and mosques. 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, Bhandasar Jain, and Deshnoke Rat temple. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 6: Bikaner- Jaisalmer (330 Km|5.30 Hours)
After breakfast, start your drive to Jaisalmer. We will stop in between for photographs and tea break during the journey. Arrive at Jaisalmer and check-in at the hotel, evening visit to the sand dunes. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 7: Jaisalmer
Morning city sightseeing tour exploring Jaisalmer, the pride of Thar. The city showcases spectacular architectural landmarks of burnished sandstone. 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 visit to the sand dunes and camel ride. Return to the hotel and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 8: Jaisalmer-Jodhpur (285 Km|5 Hours)
Morning drive to Jodhpur. Arrive at Jodhpur and check-in at the hotel. Afternoon city sightseeing tour. Jodhpur, a stronghold of the fierce Rathore clan, was founded in 1559 by Prince Jodha. Visit the Mehrangarh fort, situated on a low sandstone hill. Within the fort, visit Moti Mahal and Phool Mahal. Visit Jaswant Thada, an imposing marble cenotaph built in memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II around 1899, and the Umed public gardens. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 9: Jodhpur-Udaipur (250 km|5 Hours)
Morning drive to Udaipur. Arrive and check-in at the hotel. The afternoon city tour includes a visit to the imposing city palace, one of the largest in Rajasthan, Jagdish temple famous for its Aryan architecture, and the Sahelion Ki Bari ornamental gardens. Late afternoon enjoy a boat ride on Lake Pichola and visit Jagmandir built by Maharaja Jagat Singh in 1651. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 10: Udaipur – Pushkar (280 km|6 Hours)
Morning drive to Pushkar. Arrive at Pushkar and check-in at the hotel. Afternoon visit to Pushkar, which is on the Ghats. You can see a breathtaking view of the Ghats and the people talking a dip in the Sarovar/lake. Also, visit the temple of Lord Brahma, creator of the world. It is the only temple in the world devoted to this God. In Pushkar, wander around the lively market of Pushkar and see the fascinating articles on display. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 11: Pushkar-Delhi (420 Kms|7.5 Hours)
Morning drive to Delhi. Arrive at Delhi and transfer to Delhi airport for onward journey.