BEST OF RAJASTHAN

Duration:                     13 Nights 14 Days

Destinations:               Delhi Agra Rajasthan

Activities:                    Cultural and Historical Tours

Transportation:           Private A/C vehicle
Trip grade:                  Easy

Meals:                         BB Plan

Accommodation:         3 star hotel

Best Season:                Whole year

DAY 1  DELHI ARRIVAL
Meal – N/A
Pick up Time – As per flight of Guest
Arrive in Delhi and transfer to your hotel, rest of the day at leisure and overnight stay.

DAY 2 DELHI SIGHTSEEING
Meals: Breakfast
Sightseeing: Old and New Delhi

Enjoy a combined full day guided sightseeing tour of Old and New Delhi. Morning tour of Old Delhi includes a drive past the Red Fort and visit to the Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in Asia and the Raj Ghat, the simple but moving memorial to Mahatma Gandhi, afternoon tour of New Delhi includes Qutab Minar, The Astonishing Victory tower built in the early 13th Century , a masterpiece of perfect proportions, the tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun, Gandhi smriti, the place where Mahatma Gandhi attained Martyrdom and a drive past India Gate ( War Memorial Arch), the parliament buildings and the Rastrapati Bhawan (The Presidential  residence) . Overnight stay at hotel.

DAY 3 DELHI TO MANDAWA
Meals :            Breakfast

Morning after breakfast checkout from hotel and transfer to Mandawa, Mandawa is a small town in the heart of Shekhawati region, transfer to hotel check into hotel and rest of the day free at leisure overnight stay at hotel.

DAY 4 MANDAWA TO BIKANER
Meals: Breakfast
Sightseeing: Havelis in Madawa

Following breakfast tour of Havelis in Madawa. The place is known not only for its havelis but also for its Fort Palace. The structure of the palace reminds of the cultural and social importance of this region in the past. Later transfer to Bikaner, on arrival check into hotel and overnight stay.

DAY 5 BIKANER TO JAISALMER
Meals: Breakfast
Sightseeing: Junagarh Fort, National Research, Camel museum
Activity: Camel Ride

Morning visit the Junagarh, Fort built in the 15th Century by one of the most able and trusted generals of Akbar, Raja Rai Singh. Inside the fort is profusion of 37 palaces, temples and pavilions that are marvels in red sandstone construction. Continue to the National Research Centre on camel (formerly known as the Camel Breeding farm) and visit the camel museum. Take a camel ride and late afternoon transfer to Jaisalmer, check into your hotel and overnight stay.

DAY 6 JAISALMER TO CAMP
Meals: Breakfast
Sightseeing: Jaisalmer Fort

Morning after breakfast explore the Jaisalmer Fort that emerges from that flat dry desert sand and walk through the maze of narrow lanes dotted with ornately decorated havelis . Evening transfer to Sand Dunes to stay in camps. The Camp promises a truly unparalleled experience of the desert in its element, in the evenings see you astride colorfully caparisoned camels led by ethnically dressed butlers as you begin your sojourn of miles of shimmering sand dunes into the sunset. Lounging on the dunes, one can only gaze in breathless wonderment as the sun begins to go down and casts an ember halo over the desert horizon.

DAY 7 CAMP TO JODHPUR
Meals: Breakfast

Following breakfast checkout from camp and transfer to Jodhpur, on arrival check into hotel and rest of the day free at leisure overnight stay.

DAY 8 JODHPUR TP UDAIPUR
Meals: Breakfast
Sightseeing: Fortress of Mehrangarh & walking tour of the blue city

This morning visit the fortress of Mehrangarh with its graceful palaces, a spectacular setting for the rich past and culture of this imperial city. Continue on walking tour of the blue city, meandering through the narrow streets exploring the bazaar its rich collection of handicrafts. This afternoon enjoy a private viewing of the Vintage collection of the Mahararaja of Jodhpur (subject to permission) and the royal family of Ajit Bhawan. Later afternoon transfer to Udaipur, on arrival check into hotel and overnight stay at hotel.

DAY 9 UDAIPUR
Meals: Breakfast
Sightseeing: City Palace, Saheliyon kiBadi
Activity: Boat ride and on lake Pichola

Morning visit the City Palace, stronghold of the Mahraranas of Mewar and the Saheliyon kiBadi (Garden of the Maids of Honour). Afternoon is at leisure to enjoy the tranquility and serenity of the city of Lakes and sunrise evening boat ride and on lake Pichola and overnight stay at hotel.

DAY 10 UDAUPUR TP PUSHKAR
Meals: Breakfast

Drive from city of lakes to Udaipur, on arrival check into hotel and rest of evening is at leisure to explore the city on your own, overnight stay at hotel.

DAY 11 PUSHKAR TO JAIPUR
Meals: Breakfast
Sightseeing: Pushkar Tour

Following breakfast tour Pushkar, Later transfer to Jaipur, on arrival check into hotel and overnight stay.

DAY 12 JAIPUR SIGHTSEEING
Meals: Breakfast
Sightseeing: Hawa Mahal, City Palace Museum  & Jantar Mantar Observatory

Morning enjoy a brief photo stop at the intriguing sandstone Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), Continue to visit the ancient capital of the Kanchhawah Rajputs, Amer. Afternoon tour of the City Palace Museum with its collection of paintings, carpets, weapons and costumes, Carry on to the Jantar Mantar Observatory with its 90 ft. sundial and explore the bustling and colorful markets of the old city.

DAY 13 JAIPUR TO AGRA
Meals: Breakfast
Sightseeing: Fatehpur Sikri, Taj Mahal ( Closed on Friday),

Morning drive to Agra en route visiting Akbar’s abandoned capital, Fatehpur Sikri on arrival transfer to hotel, overnight stay. On arrival check into hotel, Continue to the magnificent Taj Mahal ( Closed on Friday), built by Emperor Shah Jahan in the 17th Century as a mausoleum for his wife Mumtaz Mahal, and now one of the World’s most famous landmarks.

DAY 14 AGRA
Meals: Breakfast
Sightseeing: Itmad-ud-Daulah & Agra Fort

Following breakfast, Visit itmad-ud-Daulah, the beautiful tomb of Mirza Ghiyath Beg built in pure marble and its walls etched with translucent stones, Agra Fort and proceed to Delhi, on arrival transfer to International airport to take the flight to your home town.

Inclusions:

Accommodation in hotels on twin sharing basis.

Daily buffet breakfast.

All arrival, departure, sightseeing as per above itinerary by air conditioned Vehicle.
Tour Guide
Entrance fees during sightseeing.

All applicable hotel & transport taxes.

Government services tax

Exclusions:

Any meals other than those specified.

Expenses of personal nature such as tips, telephone calls, laundry, liquor etc.

Any other item not specified.

International airfare.