Day 01: Delhi - Neemrana
Qutub Minar - Delhi Arrive Delhi, met upon arrival at airport and transfer to Neemrana Fort (122 kms-2.50 hrs). Built in 1464 Neemrana is one of the oldest and most exclusive heritage hotels in the country which has been good quality resorted to its lost glory.
Day 03: Neemrana - Mandawa
Afternoon drive to Mandawa (200 km-4.5 hrs). Check in at Castle Mandawa. It is an ideal base to discover the legacy of 18th century frescoes that adorn the 'Havelis' of this storybook town.
Day 05: Mandawa - Kuchaman
Drive to Kuchaman (3.5 hrs). The fort is a rare masterpiece of royal heritage. An erstwhile garrison built between 450 to 750 A.D. it rises proudly atop a 1000 feet high rock hill and houses splendid palaces, temples and palatial mansions.
Day 07: Kuchaman - Pushkar
Kuchaman - Pushkar Drive to Pushkar (3.5 hrs). Check in at hotel Pushkar Palace - built on the bank of the Pushkar Lake in the 15th century. The palace commands a magnificent view of the Aravali hills, sand dunes and 400 temples surrounding the holiest Lake.
Day 08: Pushkar - Ajmer - Jaipur
Drive to Jaipur (66 kms-1 hrs) enroute visiting Ajmer - a popular pilgrimage centre for Hindus as well as Muslims. Especially famous is the Dargah Sharif - tomb of the Sufi Saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti. Upon travel at Jaipur check in at Samode Haveli.
Day 10: Jaipur - Samode
Drive to Samode (42 km), check-in at Samode Palace, built in stages spread over 400 years. It is a perfect example of Rajput-Mughal architecture. Afternoon visit to Samode Palace and Bagh Garden).
Day 13: Peharsar - Agra - Delhi
Morning drive to Agra (2 hrs) enroute visiting Fatephur Sikri - capital of Mughal Empire during reign of great Mughal Emperor Akbar. Afternoon visit Taj Mahal and Red Fort. Evening train to Delhi (2.5 hrs). Upon arrival, transfer to hotel. The Imperial - built in 1931 and designed by Broomfield -an associate of Sir Edward Lutyens. In Lutyens plan for New Delhi, it was conceived as the most luxurious hotel in the city with a unique blend of various coloured and informal art. ( Taj Mahal is closed on all fridays )
Day 14: Delhi
In the morning visit Old Delhi - the fortified city built in style by Shah Jehan who also built Taj Mahal for his wife at Agra. Afternoon visit the Lutyens New Delhi and the remains of other cities of Delhi with 2 of its world heritage monuments -the Qutab Minar and Humayun's Tomb.