Duration : 08 Nights / 9 Days
Destinations : Delhi, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Jaisalmir, Bikaner
Visit Rajasthan the land of Maharajas and explore the hidden treasures of great Thar Desert.
Day 01 : Delhi - Jaipur (250 km, 06 hours)
Arrive at Indra Gandhi International Airport. Receiving and assisting at the Airport. Transferring to the hotel booked. On arrival the guest will be welcomed in a traditional way by putting a Tilak a red color mark on the forehead with some sweets and a welcome drink. After breakfast drive to Jaipur. Reaching your destination arrive and check in at hotel Hawa Mahal. Over night stay at the hotel.
Day 02 : Jaipur Sightseeing
Full day sightseeing of Jaipur City. The tour starts with the exhilarating excursion to Amber Fort crowning at top of the hill. A royal ride on elephant up to the hill will take your imagination in the world of kings and Nawabs. Visit the Jagmandir or the hall of victory, Jaimahal amidst the center of the lake is adorned with the exquisite mirror work and abstract inlay design, and also a visit to a Temple devoted to Goddess Kali.
In the afternoon half-day city sightseeing tour visiting Maharaja's City Palace - museums housing paintings, royal dresses and typical Rajasthani handicraft. Drive past Hawa Mahal or the Palace of winds through the rose - pink structures, the official buildings and the market places of Jaipur and the observatory. In evening enjoy shopping at Japur's known shopping hubs famous for tie-dye fabrics and hand made crafts.
Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 03 : Jaipur - Jodhpur (320 km, 07 hours)
Morning drives to Jodhpur, arrive and check in at Hotel City Palace.Your day trip starts through the flourishing spice market here, you will be captivated by the aroma of the rich variety of spices. You are then taken to Mandore gardens, the erstwhile capital of Marwar. The view of the fabulous cenotaphs and the hall of local heroes of the wars are quite poignant. You drive back to Jodhpur to relish the splendor of the Mehrangarh Fort, Umaid Bhawan Palace the present residence of the king of Jodhpur, Jaswant Thada, and Clock Tower.
Back to your hotel to retire for the night.
Day 04 : Jodhpur - Udaipur (260 km, 07 hours)
After breakfast drive to Udaipur, en-route visit 15th century Ranakpur Jain Temple dedicated to the first Jain Prophet Rishaba Ji. You will wonder that the temple is built of pure white with 80 domes supported by 1444 different carved pillars. Continue your drive to Udaipur arrive and check in at hotel Jagat Niwas Palace. After lunch sightseeing tour of the city, visiting City Palace Museum, Jagdish Temples and the Gardens called Sahelion Ki Bari. Towards sunset proceed on a cruise on Lake Pichola, and visit the Jag Mandir Palace.
Evening at your leisure, you can either explore the colorful Bapu bazaars or can relax in hotel room.
Day 05 : Udaipur - Jaisalmer
Morning drive to Jaisalmer, established by King Jaisal in 1156 AD. This frontier town is today one of Rajasthan's best-loved tourist destinations. Overnight at Jaisalmer en-route visit Ossion 7th century Jain Temple. Arrive and check in at hotel Jaisal Palace. Rising from the heart of the Thar Desert like a golden mirage is the city of Jaisalmer. In the afternoon you visit its living Havelis native to various traders and Gadisar, drive to Bara Bagh (royal cenotaphs), Ladhurva Jain Temple.
Day 06 : Jaisalmer Sightseeing
After a relaxed breakfast proceed for full day sightseeing tour of The Golden City - Jaisalmer. It is in the heart of the Great Indian Desert. Its temple, fort and palaces are all built of yellow stone. Visit Jaisalmer Fort 80 meters above the plains with thousands of inhabitants. Visit several Jain Temples, Palace within the Fort. In the afternoon, proceed to the Sam Sand Dunes for visiting the typical Rajasthani Desert Village. View the sunset from the dunes, it is just a magnificent sight it seems as if the sky is set on fire. Return to the village for dinner amidst Rajasthani musicians playing haunting tunes. Adventure freaks can go out on a camel safari- getting the real feel of the desert on the camel back. Stay overnight in the Tent Camp.
Day 07 : Jaisalmer - Bikaner
After breakfast drive to Bikaner founded by Rao Bika in 1488 AD arrive and check in at hotel. Afternoon visit Junagadh Fort - constructed between 1588 and 1593 by Raja Rai Singh. The fort has a 986-m long wall with 37 bastions & two entrances, Bhand Sagar Temple - The 16th century Jain temple, Camel Breeding Farm - a unique experience where you can ride on a camel & have perhaps the first taste of camel's milk. Relax in the evening. Overnight at Bikaner. Bikaner retains the medieval splendor that pervades the city's lifestyle. The city is renowned for the best riding camels in the world, the ship of the desert is an inseparable part of life here.
Over night stay at the hotel.
Day 08 : Bikaner-Delhi
Morning drive to Delhi. The royal barricaded city with a timeless appeal. This Royal walled city is a part of the desert tourist and lies on the northern tip of the triangle. On Arrival, check in the hotel. After getting fresh up and having lunch, the tour starts with sight seeing at Old Delhi. Visit the bygone center of Mughal Power, Old Delhi treasures ancient monuments, confined streets and buzzing markets. Visit the Red Fort a colossal in red sandstone, built in 1648, the Jama Masjid, the foremost mosque in India with its magnificent architecture was complied by by Shah Jahan who also contrived the great marvel of beauty the 'Taj Mahal', and the Raj Ghat, memorial to Mahatma Gandhi. In evening you can luxuriate in Chandni Chok, a great shopping hub and an eating joint. Night stay at hotel.
Day 9 : Delhi-Departure
Morning sightseeing tour of New Delhi - drive past the imperial government buildings of the British Era, including the India Gate the Presidential Palace, Parliament House. Continue to enthrall your emotions is the majestic Humayuns tomb and the 5 layer magnificent towering minaret of Qutab Minar. Departure to airport for your ford ward destination.