Rajasthan with Tajmahal &
Rajasthan with Tajmahal & Ganges
Duration : 15 nights / 16 days.
Destinations Covered : Delhi - Old Delhi -
Mandawa - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Luni - Ranakpur - Udaipur - Jaipur -
Agra - Khajuraho - varanasi
Fly from your country to New Delhi, you will be
greeted & assisted by Representative upon arrival. Transfer to Hotel for
overnight stay.Day 02.
New & Old Delhi
at Hotel and then leave for full day sightseeing of Old and New Delhi visiting
Jamia Masjid, enjoy rickshaw ride in narrow alleys of old Delhi through Kinari
Bazaar And 400 years old Chandni Chowk, Red Fort, Crematory of Mahatma Gandhi,
Birla Temple, Parliament House, Presidential House, India Gate, Government
buildings & Qutab Minar. Welcome dinner will be organized at Village
Restaurant Bistro with Indian Cultural dances. Return Hotel for overnight
New Delhi - Mandawa ( 275 Km, 06 hours
Morning leave for Mandawa through the villages of Rajasthan. Arrive &
check in at Hotel Castle Mandawa, afternoon visit the 150 to 200 year old
painted havelies (big houses) by the natural colors in the streets of the
village. You can also watch the daily village life while watching the havelies.
Overnight at Hotel. Day 04.
Mandawa – Bikaner ( 190 Km,
04 hours )
Morning leave for Bikaner was founded by Rao Biked Ji in 1488 A.D.
Arrive & check in at the Hotel. Afternoon visit Junagarh Fort founded in
year 1593 by Raja Rai Singh who was general in the army of mighty Mughal emperor
Akbar and rest of the Fort was improved by the successors. Afterwards visit
Asia’s largest Camel Breeding Research Farm and local busy markets. Overnight at
Bikaner – Jaisalmer ( 330 Km, 06 hours
After breakfast leave for Jaisalmer enroute visit at 7th century Mahavira
Jain Temple and 2000 years old Jija Mata Temple at Oscian village. Continue your
drive drive to Jaisalmer, founded by Rawal Jaisal in 1156 A.D. after shifting
his capital from Ladurva. Jaisalmer was the main caravan route from Far East to
the Middle East, arrive & check in at Hotel Gorbandh Palace or similar for
overnight stay.Day 06.
of Fort ( 80 meters above plains ) & Jain Temples within the Fort built in
12th to 15th century which are very worth watching. The specialty of the Fort is
that still approximately 5000 people are living inside. Visit Fort Palace &
atop from Palace you can have the golden view of whole Jaisalmer city as whole
city is built in yellow sand stones, when sun rays fall on the city, it give
impression as golden city of India. Afterwards visit Patwon Ki Haveli and Nath
Ji Mal Ki Haveli. Afternoon drive to Sam Sand dunes to watch sensational Sun Set
by camel ride. Return to Hotel for overnight.
Day - 07.
Jaisalmer – Jodhpur(275Km)
- Luni (40km)
Breakfast & leave to Jodhpur, founded by Rao Jodha in 1459
AD after shifting his capital from Mandore to Jodhpur by the advise of a holy
man. Arrive & check in at Hotel, afternoon visit Mehrangarh Fort 125 meters
above plains, Jaswant thada and Sardar market clock tower. After Sightseeing
drive to Luni. Later an hours drive brings us to the world of animals - Luni,
the palace amidst the more rustic life of Rajasthan.
After lunch we take
you on a safari to discover the hidden beauty of the jungle life. Here you would
be visiting the Bishnoi villages. Bishnois are a tribe that respects life in
every form - animals trees and even dead branches. They are vegetarians and even
in the villages they protect the animal life and don't let anybody practice
hunting in the vicinity of their villages. They live in a joint family system
where the oldest member is generally the head of the family. Then we would like
you to witness the opium ceremony with the Patels - a rich tribe. It is a
ceremony prevelant in this part of Rajasthan where the youth offers opium to
drink mixed with water to the elders of the family when they come back from work
in the fields. Night in Fort Chanwa in Luni.Day 08.
Luni – Ranakpur – Udaipur ( 245 Km, 07 hours )
Breakfast and leave for
Udaipur enroute visit 15th century Ranakpur Jain Temple built in pure white
marble with 80 doms supported by 1444 different carved pillars. Continue your
drive to Udaipur, founded by Maharana Udai Singh in 1559 AD, ( Maha means great
& Rana means warrior, so Maharana means a great warrior ). Udaipur is a
beautiful city of lakes at the altitude of 577 MSL surrounded by Aravalli Hills.
Arrive and check in at for overnight stay.Day 09.
After breakfast visit City Palace, Jagdish temple built in 1651 AD,
Fatehsagar lake Sahalion Ki Bari. Afternoon enjoy boat ride in lake Pichola to
visit Jagmandir Island. Late afternoon, enjoy exciting cultural folk dances of
Rajasthan at Meera Kala Mandir. Return to Hotel for overnight
Udaipur – Jaipur ( 348 Km, 06. hours
After breakfast drive to Jaipur. This historic city was founded by Maharaja
Swai Jai Singh in 1727 AD after shifting his capital from Amer valley to newly
formed and planned city of its time after consulting so many maps of the world
and finally organized own religious map Shilpa Shastra with the help of a young
Bengali architect Vidyadhar Batacharya. Maharaja Swai Jai Singh was a builder,
astronomer, astrologer, soldier, philospher. Presently, Jaipur is the capital of
Rajasthan & is world famous as the Pink City. Arrive and your first Stop
will be at Amer Fort where from elephants will carry you to the Fort, gives you
the experience and impression of how Maharajas & royal family members were
using the services of elephants. After lunch visit City Palace Museum,
Astrological Observatory, Hawa Mahal ( wind palace ) where from royal ladies
were watching daily processions and daily life. Check in at Hotel for overnight
After breakfast full day sightseeing of Jaipur
visiting Hawa Mahal (palace of winds ) where from royal ladies were watching
daily processions and life. Afterwards visit Amer Fort by elephant ride, that
gives you the experience and impression of how Maharajas & royal family
members were using the services of elephants. After lunch visit City Palace
Museum, Astrological Observatory and local busy markets. Afterwards check in at
Hotel Rambagh palace for overnight stay.Day 12.
– Fatehpur Sikri - Agra ( 235 Km, 06 hours )
Morning leave for Agra enroute
one of the most important place of Mughal era Fatepur Sikri founded by Akbar in
1569 AD as a ceremonial capital. But unfortunately this magnificent city was
abandoned due to scarcity of drinking water and Akbar went back to Agra.
Continue your drive to Agra, arrive and check in at Hotel Clarks Shiraz. After
change and wash visit one of the wonders of the world, Taj Mahal ( monument of
love ), founded by 5th great Mughal Emperor Shahi Jahan in the memory of his
beloved queen Anjuman Bano Begum ( with love emperor called her Mumtaz ). After
her death in 1627 AD, in her memory emperor started to built Taj Mahal ( Taj
means crown & Mahal means Palace, so it is Crown Palace ) from 1631 to 1653
AD with twenty two thousand labors working since sun rise to sun set in twenty
two years. The marble was transported from Makrana in Rajasthan by the help of
animals. Return to Hotel for overnight stay.Day 13.
After breakfast visit Agra Fort, was built by three emperors, Akbar
& Jahangir in red sand stone & Shahi Jahan in white marble. The Fort is
2.5 Km long and during Mughal rule one third of the Fort was occupied by the
army. When British ruled India, they repeated same tradition and now
traditionally Indian army has occupied the same. Afterwards visit Itma-ud-ullha
the baby Taj. Return to Hotel for overnight stay.Day
Agra – Khajuraho ( By Flight )
Transfer to Agra airport to board
flight for Khajuraho. The temples at Khajuraho from probably one of the best
examples of Indian art and architecture. Arrive and check in at Hotel for
overnight stay.Day 15.
Khajuraho – Varanasi ( By Flight
This morning visit the Eastern and Western group of temples where fortnight
sculptures celebrate the joy of life and love for which there is probably no
equivalent in the world. Afternoon transfer to airport to board flight for
Varanasi situated on the banks of the sacred Ganges, Varanasi has been a center
of pilgrimage and learning for over 2000 years and is considered to be one of
the oldest surviving cities in the world. Arrive and check in at Hotel for
overnight. Day 16.
Varanasi – Delhi ( By Flight )
Early morning boat ride to watch the sunrise over the
Ganges when hundred of people are worshiping & taking bath. Later tour the
old city visiting the principles temples including Kashi Hindu University where
more than fifty thousand students from all over the world are learning.
Afternoon Transfer to airport to board flight for New, arrive and explore few
hours in the busy markets of old and new Delhi. After farewell dinner transfer
to International airport to board flight back to your country.
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