RAJASTHAN CULTURAL TOUR
Day 1: Arrive Delhi Our representative will be at the airport holding a placard in you name to welcome you and assist you for transfer and check in at hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 2: Delhi Full day Delhi sightseeing tour visiting the Raj Ghat (Cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi), Red Fort, Jama Masjid (The largest mosque), Qutub Minar & India Gate (War Memorial). Drive past President House & Parliament House. Overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 3: Delhi – Agra After breakfast drive to Agra, the city of Taj which is 210 kms / 04 hrs by surface. Upon arrival transfer to Hotel. Afternoon city tour of Agra visiting the world famous Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Itmad-ud-Daula. Overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 4: Agra – Fatehpur Sikri – Jaipur After breakfast drive to Jaipur, having 245 kms / 05 hrs drive only. En-route visiting the unique deserted Mughal City of Fatehpur Sikri – the abandoned town still in excellent state of preservation with mosque and 40 kms away from Agra city. Upon arrival transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day is free for leisure. Overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 5: Jaipur After breakfast proceed visit to Amber Fort – Amber Fort was the ancient capital of the State. Elephant ride (at your own risk) / Jeep Safari is provided to ascend hill on top of which the fort is situated. Afternoon city tour of Jaipur visiting the Hawa Mahal – the palace of winds, the Observatory or the Jantar Mantar. Overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 6: Jaipur – Kuchaman After leisurely breakfast drive to Kuchaman which is approx. 110 kms / 02 hrs. Upon arrival check in at hotel. Later you may explore Kuchaman villages. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 7: Kuchman – Ajmer / Pushkar After breakfast, drive to Pushkar which is approx. 100 kms / 03 hrs. Enroute visit Dargah Sharif in Ajmer city. Upon arrival transfer to the hotel. Later visit Pushkar Lake, one of the holiest places of India having Brahma temple (the only temple in the world) and site of the Pushkar Mela. Overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 8: Pushkar – Udaipur After breakfast visit Brahma Temple (only temple of Lord Brahma, the creator, in the world). Other important temples are Savitri Temple, Mahadeva Temple, Rangji Temple, and Varaha Temple. Pushkar Lake is the site of annual holy bath on Kartik Purnima. Later continue drive to Udaipur for approx. 285 kms / 07 hrs drive. Upon arrival transfer to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 9: Udaipur After breakfast, city tour visiting City Palace, Jagdish Temple, drive around Fateh Sagar Lake, Sahelion ki bari (Queen’s resort for her friends) and Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir (Folk art museum). Overnight Udaipur city hotel.
Day 10: Udaipur – Jodhpur (FLIGHT OR BY SURFACE) Breakfast at hotel. Morning is free to relax at the city of lakes – Udaipur. Later in the afternoon transfer to Airport to connect flight for Jodhpur by IC472 dep. Udaipur at 17:05 Hrs. Arr. Jodhpur at 17:45 Hrs. On arrival transfer to hotel. Time is free to relax OR drive to Udaipur in the morning visiting Ranakpur Jain Temple. Overnight at hotel in Jodhpur.
Day 11: JodhpurBreakfast at hotel. Morning tour of Jodhpur, including the imposing Meherangarh fort with its palaces and outstanding museum. Also visit Mahamandir Temple, Jaswant Tada, Clock Tower. Afternoon is free to explore Jodhpur city or relax at the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 12: Jodhpur – Osian Temples – Jaisalmer After breakfast, drive to Jaisalmer which is 310 kms and 06-07 hrs by surface. Enroute visit to the Osian Temples. These temples are centuries old and you can visit local villages there. We will also arrange for camel ride ( optional ). Upon arrival transfer to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 13: Jaisalmer Full day sightseeing tour of Jaisalmer, which includes visit to the 12-15th century Jain temples, Folk Museum, Gadi -sar Tank & the colorfully painted homes known as Havelies. Evening drive to Khuri Village & Sand Dunes. Khuri is a village 45 km South west of Jaisalmer. It is a delight fully peaceful place with mud and straw decorated houses. Further proceed for 1Km away from village, you can magnificent patches of sand dunes. You can have camel ride here. People & village life can be seen on the way to khuri in various villages. Overnight in Jaisalmer hotel.
Day 14: Jaisalmer – Bikaner Dive to Bikaner which is approx. 333 kms. & 07 hrs by surface, upon arrival check-in at hotel for overnight stay at hotel in Bikaner.
Day 15: Bikaner After breakfast, proceed for sightseeing tour includes visit to the historic Junagarh Fort, Bikaner Palace and the Golden Jubilee Museum. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 16: Bikaner – Mandawa After breakfast, drive to Mandawa is approx. 200 kms and 04 hrs drive. Upon arrival transfer to the hotel. Later proceed to the sightseeing, and enjoy the picturesque view of the desert having beautiful painting and Havelies. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 17: Mandawa – Delhi After breakfast, proceed to the sightseeing of Mandawa Castle Mandawa is an ideal base to discover the legacy of 18th Century frescoes that adorn the Havelies of this storybook town. With canopied balconies and turreted battlements, it offers modern comforts with an old world charm. Later drive to Delhi 265 kms / 06 hrs drive. Overnight stay at the hotel in Delhi.
Day 18: Delhi Out After breakfast, transfer to the International Airport board the flight for onward destination.