Taj Mahal and Rajasthan Tour 14N15D – Tour of Taj Mahal and Rajasthan covers Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Pushkar, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer ,Bikaner and Mandawa
Day 01 : Arrival Delhi
Arrival in Delhi Int’l Airport. Our representative will meet you in airport lobby and transfer to the hotel. Overnight in hotel
Day 02 : Delhi
In the morning take a city tour of New Delhi covering Laxmi Narayan Temple – The Place of Gods, India Gate – The memorial of martyrs, drive past the Parliament House – The Government headquarters, Lotus Temple – the only Bahai temple, Humayuns Tomb : built in mid 16th century this is an early example of Mughal architecture & Qutab Minar – Afternoon is to enjoy city tour of Old Delhi covering Jama Masjid – The largest mosque in Asia, Red Fort – The red stone magic, Gandhi Memorial – The memoir of father of the Nation. Also enjoy sound & light show at Red fort. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03 : Delhi – Agra (Approx. 203 Kms /5 Hrs)
Morning transfer to Agra. Check in at hotel, and then visit Taj Mahal, Emperor Shah Jahan vowed to honor his wife Mumtaz Mahal with this memorial of unmatched beauty when she died and then Agra Fort, is a veritable treasure of the Mughal architectural tradition. The various buildings within this fort complex represent the different cultures, which was the hallmark of the Mughals. Evening is free to explore on your own. Overnight at hotel.
Day 04 : Agra – Jaipur (Approx. 239 kms /5.5 Hrs)
Morning drive towards of Jaipur the “Pink City” of Rajasthan. En-route visit the Fatehpur Sikri, built by great Mughal Emperor Akbar, as his capital but after few years abandoned due to scarcity of water. The whole city is built of Red Sand Stone.. It was a veritable fairy tale city and its ‘ruins’ are still in pristine condition making it easy to imagine what court life must have been like in its heyday and the Buland Darwaja (One of the largest gate in India). Check in at hotel in Jaipur. Evening at leisure. Overnight at Jaipur
Day 05 : Jaipur
After breakfast, excursion to Amber Fort. Elephant ride from the foothills of the Aravallis to the fort entrance. Amber Fort : At a distance of 11 kms from Jaipur, Amber was the ancient capital of Jaipur state. On return drive past the Jalmahal Afternoon city tour of Jaipur. Visit the City Palace which has museum having an extensive collection of art, carpets, enamel ware and weapons; Jantar Mantar – the observatory built my Maharaja Jai Singh in 1728 and the façade of Hawa Mahal – the Palace of winds. Overnight at hotel
Day 06 : Jaipur – Pushkar (Approx. 150 Kms / 3 hrs)
Today after breakfast drive to Pushkar. Arrive Pushkar and check in at hotel. Participate and enjoy the fun n frolic of the famous Pushkar fair. Overnight at hotel / tent.
Day 07 : Pushkar
Full day, visit the Pushkar fair and local area. Overnight at hotel
Day 08 : Pushkar – Udaipur (Approx. 301 Kms / 6 hrs)
Morning transfer to the “Lake City” of Rajasthan, Udaipur. Upon arrival, check in at Hotel. Afternoon at leisure. Evening enjoy the Boat ride in Lake Pichola, The picturesque lake that entranced Maharaja Udai Singh. The lake is surrounded by hills, palaces, temples, bathing ghats and embankments. Two island palaces, Jag Mandir and Jag Niwas (Lake Palace) on the lake are of breathtaking. Overnight at Udaipur.
Day 09 : Udaipur
After breakfast, visit the romantic city of Udaipur. Visit the City Palace which is the largest palace complex in Rajasthan; Jagdish temple, a fine Indo Aryan temple built in 1651; Sahelion ki Bari or Garden of the Maids of Honour, which is a small garden with its fountains, kiosks, marble elephants & lotus pool. . Evening visit some of the terracotta or tie-and-dye artists of Udaipur at “Shilpgram”. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 10 : Udaipur – Jodhpur (Approx. 275 Kms / 6 hrs)
Morning transfer to Jodhpur, en-route visiting the beautifully carved Jain temple at Ranakpur. After arrival, check into hotel. Later visit the Mehrangarh Fort which literally means “Majestic Fort”, located at the very centre of the city. There are in all, three gates , each built to commemorate a particular victory, as well as to reinforce the fort. It has a collection of musical instruments, palanquins, furniture & cannons on the forts’ ramparts are well preserved. Jaswant Thada : Close to the fort complex lies this white marble cenotaph, built in 1899, in commemoration of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II. Rare portraits of Jodhpur’s rulers are, also, to be seen at Jaswant Thada. Also visit the Clock Tower – the city centre. Overnight at hotel
Day 11 : Jodhpur – Jaisalmer (Approx. 280 Kms / 6.5 hrs)
Morning transfer to Jaisalmer, the ‘Golden city’ of Rajasthan. Upon arrival, check into the hotel and take relax. Post lunchtime at leisure to walk through the streets of peaceful and charming Jaisalmer.
Day 12 : Jaisalmer
Morning sightseeing of the Jaisalmer Fort, the Gadsisar lake, royal cenotaphs and Jain temples. Afternoon visit to Sam, for an experience of the placid sand dunes of the Thar desert. Late afternoon, enjoy Camal Ride in Desert. Overnight in Jaisalmer.
Day 13 : Jaisalmer – Bikaner (Approx. 330 Kms / 7.5 Hrs)
Morning transfer to Bikaner. Check in into hotel and relax. In the afternoon, we visit the Junagarh Fort, which is known for its splendid interiors and the camel breeding farm of Bikaner, the only one of its kind in Asia, offering a unique experience of the company of hundreds of camels. Overnight in Bikaner.
Day 14 : Bikaner – Mandawa (Approx. 190 Kms / 4 Kms)
Morning transfer to Mandawa in the Shekhawati region. Upon arrival, check into hotel. Afternoon, we make a walking tour of Mandawa to visit some of the beautifully painted mansions of the town and experience the lifestyle of the royal families in the past. Overnight in Mandawa.
Day 15 : Mandawa – Delhi (Approx. 250 Kms / 6 Kms)
Drive to Delhi, followed by drop at the international airport for flight back home.
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