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Rajasthan Forts & Palaces
12 nights & 13 days
Best season: throughout the year
Delhi-Agra-Jaipur-Mandawa-Bikaner - Jodhpur - Jaisalmer- Udaipur

ITINERARY

Day 01: Delhi
Arrive Delhi International Air Port and welcome by presentable representative of Rajasthan Travel Package will greet each members with marigold garments and cheerful smile, transfer to Hotel. Welcome drink will be served on arrival while keys are being distributed. Overnight stay in a hotel.

Day 02 Delhi
After breakfast morning sightseeing of New Delhi is consisting of drive through the Raisina Hills- Parliament House, India Gate, President House, 16th century tomb of Emperor Humayun built of Marble & Red stone in typical Mughal fashion, Lotus temple (Bahai Temple) & Qutab Minar. Overnight stay in a hotel. Afternoon sight seeing of Old Delhi is highlighted Shah Jahan's Red Fort, the bustling market place of Chandni Chowk by Rikshaw Puller Ride, Raj Ghat, the cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi. Evening return to the Red Fort to watch the "Sun et Lumire" which is an inter play of colorful lights and sound tracing the history of monument till date. Gather together to meet the Indian family followed by welcome dinner and cocktail. Overnight stay at Hotel Sunstar or similar.

Day 03 Delhi - Agra (204 km)

After breakfast drive to Agra-The Mughal city enroute visit to Sikandra. Upon arrival check in hotel. Afternoon visit to Taj Mahal - The Monument of love, which was built in 1630 by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan as a tomb for his beloved wife Mumtaj Mahal. Other Agra attraction on the tour includes Agra Fort built by Akbar The Great. Evening is free for shopping opportunity. . Overnight stay in a hotel.

Day 04 Agra-Fatehpur Sikiri-Jaipur (232 km)
After Breakfast drive to Jaipur, enroute visit to Ghost city of Fatehpur Sikiri built in 1569 by the great Emperor Akbar. Arrive Jaipur-The Pink City and check in hotel. Afternoon visit the Maharajas' City Palace & its museum, Observatory, Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds) & Birla White Marble Temple. . Overnight stay in a hotel.

Day 05 Jaipur
After breakfast journey back in time at the deserted 17th Century fortress of Amber. Ascend to the fort on Caparisoned Elephant to various Palaces with rooms of stunning beauty including the World's finest Chamber of mirrors and the temple of Kali. Evening is free for shopping of Rajasthan handi-crafts & Arts. Evening at Chokhidhani an ethnic village resort are very special. A village fair is recreated on the sprawling ground. While Folk dancers and Musicians entertain, tangy the mouth watering snacks whet the appetite for a very sumptuous and traditional Rajasthani Meal. Overnight stay in a hotel.

Day 06 Jaipur-Mandawa (165 km)

After early breakfast drive to Mandawa. Check-in hotel. Later visit to Havelies & Temples. The terrace of the rugged Fort provides a panoramic view of the town. See the extraordinary frescoes on the walls of the houses and medieval painting of Shekhawati. Overnight stay at Desert Resort or similar.

Day 07 Mandawa-Bikaner (190 km)
After early breakfast drive to Bikaner. Upon arrival check in hotel. Later embark on a tour of Bikaner City, visit the Junagarh Fort, built in 1611 AD. The palaces worth visiting are Anup Mahal, Karan Mahal, and Bijai Phool Mahal. Overnight stay in a hotel.

Day 08 Bikaner-Jaisalmer (333 km)
Today morning drive to Jaisalmer, the ancient citadel on the Caravan route linking India with Persia, Arabia and The Mediterranean. This architectural in the 12th Century by Jaisal, a Bhatti Prince. Afternoon visit to the Gadisar Tank & large houses of the merchant called havelies, some of them dating to the Premediveal Patwon Ki Haveli, Salim Shah Haveli and Nathamal Ki Haveli with their intricately carved screens on the facades and the typical traditional architecture. . Overnight stay in a hotel.

Day 09 Jaisalmer
Morning embark half day tour of Jaisalmer fort. Afterwards Camel Safari will be arranged. You will go in a Caravan through the small ethenic beautiful villages and meeting with local villagers to know about their way of way of living and culture & to see the Spectacular Sun Set.

Rajastani evening At Sam Dunes - a typical Rajasthani village is created for this evening, mud walls gaily painted with an entrance, food stalls are built with thatched roofs where Rajasthani woman cook local food in traditional earthenware pots. Continental and Muglai food will also serve. The group members are entertained with Rajastahani Folk music and Dance. Back to the hotel after a most memorable tour. . Overnight stay in a hotel.

Day 10 Jaisalmer-Jodhpur (285 km)

Early morning drive to Jodhpur, Breakfast enroute. Jodhpur - the great Indian desert, sites on sand stone hill surrounded by a strong wall, approximately 6 miles long with 7 entry gates. Upon arrival check in hotel. Half day sightseeing of the city includes visit to Meherangarh Fort, drive through the old city and past the Clock Tower near the largest spice bazaar in the sub-continent, visit the Jaswant Thada Cenotaph, the royal cremation site and then proceed to see the most magnificent, modern 20th century Palace, the Umaid Bhavan Palace and its museum - a treasure trove.

Village Safari(By Jeep)- A memorable outing in Jeeps visit various traditional villages seeing local handicrafts viz. stone makers, pottery, hand weaving and also men in their traditional attire, women clad with ancestral silver jewellery, etc. . Overnight stay in a hotel.

Day 11 Jodhpur-Udaipur (259 km)
After breakfast drive to Udaipur-this beautiful 16th century city is considered to be the most romantic spot in India. Upon arrival check-in hotel. Today sight seeing of Sahelion-ki- Bari (The fountained and flowered garden of Maidens), Partap Smarak : A memorial to the legendary warrior Rana Pratap, City Palace, Bhartiya Lok Mandal Museum. Overnight stay in a hotel.

Day 12 Udaipur
Full day guided tour of Udaipur city. Overnight stay in a hotel.

Day 13 Udaipur-Delhi-Onward Destination

Morning transfer to Air Port to board the flight for Delhi or Mumbai. Depart for onward journey.

Highlights
Experience the Sound & Light show at the Red Fort
Stand before the world's most famous monument to love 'Taj Mahal'
Walk through the Mughal Ghost town of Fatehpur Sikri
Drive down to Delhi's impressive Raj Path to India Gate
Take a camel ride along the Sam sand dunes
Boat ride at Udaipur

Please let us know the number of people travelling on this tour and we will send you the total cost. We also specialize in customizing the tour. Should you need any changes we would be happy to modify the itinerary.

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