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Day 1: Arrival at Delhi Reach Delhi on day one and transfer you up from the airport and drop you at the pre booked hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 2: Delhi Sightseeing Delhi the national capital was the capital of Mughal and British India. Today you will be experiencing Old and New Delhi visit starting from Jama Masjid (largest mosque in India), Rajghat (cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi), Red Fort and Chandni Chowk (all in Old Delhi). We move to Lotus Temple(of Baha’i faith), Birla Temple (enshrining Lord Vishnu), Qutub Minar, India Gate (built by Britishers), Parliament House, President’s house etc. to know a little more. Shopping at the markets is one of the favourite activities of all. Evening a spectacular light and sound show awaiting you at Red Fort (optional). Overnight at Delhi.
Day 3: Delhi – Mandawa Mandawa lies in Rajasthan state where affluent merchant class flourished greatly. Morning drive to this town (5 hours) and upon arrival check-in at hotekl. Afternoon visit to village Shekhawati scheduled. This place looks extremely beautiful as grand mansions (Havelis) of rich business class stand over its picturesque landscape. Night stay at Mandawa.
Day 4: Mandawa – Bikaner Morning drive to Bikaner and upon arrival check-in at hotel. Afternoon excursion of Camel Breeding Farm lined up where you come to know about the breeding time and international demand of the ship of the desert (camel). Also you can taste camel’s milk and can enjoy a ride on a camel. Evening return to the hotel and stay overnight at Bikaner hotel.
Day 5: Bikaner SightseeingMorning sightseeing will showcase Junagarh Fort and the lovely Bhand Sagar Jain Temple. While in Bikaner enjoy the taste of Bikaneri snacks and sweets served to you. Overnight stay at Bikaner.
Day 6: Bikaner – Jaisalmer Morning drive to Jaisalmer will take 06-07 hours lying at the centre of the Great Indian Desert. On arrival check-in and relax and discover the colourful markets. Return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 7: In Jaisalmer Morning after breakfast, visit the Jain Temples located within Sonar Quila. You can also see the amazing museum in here exhibiting art pieces and long flowing robes of Jaisalmer Royals. Thereafter visit Patwaon Ki Haveli and Gadisar Lake. Highlight of the day will be exploring the desert of Jaisalmer at sand dunes on the back of a camel and viewing a breath-taking sunset scene at the sunset point. Night stay at tents on the open desert grounds.
Day 8: Jaisalmer – Jodhpur, 310 km/ 6-7 hrs Post breakfast, drive to Jodhpur and transfer to a hotel for check-in. Later, you go to the Mandore Gardens (former capital of Marwar kingdom) and Umaid Bhawan Palace museum (one of the world’s largest privately owned residences by a king). Overnight stay at the hotel in Jodhpur.
Day 9: Jodhpur – Kumbhalgarh – Ranakpur Morning after breakfast start for Kumbhalgarh (220kms / 05 hours) and upon arrival check-in at hotel. Kumbhalgarh Fort you can experience several palaces, gardens, temples etc inside the acreage. This fort was owned by the kings of Mewar and was used as a hideout in the times of emergency. Evening transfer to Ranakpur via a comfortable drive. Overnight stay on at Ranakpur Tourist resort.
Day 10: Ranakpur- Udaipur, 03 hours Ranakpur is a well known town for Jain pilgrimage because of location of Ranakpur Jain Temples here (made of white marble showcasing exemplary carvings craft). Visit the main shrine of Adinath (having a whopping 1,444 columns), Sun Temple etc. in the campus. Continue drive to Udaipur (03 hours), Check in to a hotel on arrival and overnight stay at Udaipur.
Day 11: Udaipur SightseeingUdaipur is named after the ruler of Mewar – Rana Udai Singh therefore this city has some royal legends attached to it. Your visit to Lake Pichola, City Palace exhibiting antiques, art pieces, peacock square etc, Saheliyon Ki Bari, Nathwara, Eklingji Shiva Temple etc. Come back to the hotel in Udaipur for night stay.
Day 12: Udaipur – KotaIn the morning drive Kota. This town is famous place in history due to the palaces and temples situated here. Now also it is developing at a fast pace as a result of the Chambal River Valley Project (Kota is located along the banks of Chambal). On arrival, check in to a hotel. Rao Madho Singh Museum, Jag Mandir, City Palace and Fort are worth a visit here. Overnight in Kota.
Day 13: Kotah – Bundi – Ranthambore, 220 km Drive to Ranthambhore en-route halt at Bundi in between. Bundi was ruled by Hada Chauhans’ clan and here the splendorous Bundi Fort (a very good remnant of Rajput architecture) is a not-to-miss place. Continue driving towards Ranthambore and evening will be arrival at Sawai Madhopur, the gateway to Ranthambore National Park. Check into the hotel and spend your night at peace here.
Day 14: : Ranthambore – Jaipur, 185 km/4 hoursThis day will bring to you a thrilling wild safari in the well preserved lands of Ranthambore National Park. This place is covered under Project Tiger 1973 and is a natural home to the Royal Bengal Tigers. Apart from Tiger there are several other animal and plant species that can be of your interest. Evening transfer to Jaipur by road will take 03 hours and check into a hotel. Overnight at Jaipur.
Day 15: Jaipur Sightseeing Two days will be devoted to the grand exploration of Jaipur – Rajasthan’s capital. Here, we visit the Amber Fort owned by Sawai Jai Singh II and have such a strategic location (situated on hill of Aravalli) because Jai Singh wanted to keep an eye on Jaipur. The palaces, gardens inside the fort are spell binding especially Sheesh Mahal in Amber Fort with short Elephant ride. Overnight at Jaipur.
Day 16: Jaipur SightseeingSecond day of the Pink City excursion will take you to Jantar Mantar (one of the four astronomical observatories built by Sawai Jai Singh II but the best preserved), City Palace displaying art objects, royal wearables, weapons etc. Evening free for shopping at local bazaars and personal activities. Overnight at Jaipur hotel.
Day 17: Jaipur – Delhi, 260 km/6 hoursIn time drive to Delhi and upon arrival drop at Delhi airport so that you board your flight for onward destination.