After breakfast full day combined city tour of Delhi, a melting pot of cultures and traditions, religions and castes, visiting India Gate, President House (From Outside) Humayun's Tomb, Qutab Minar, Jama Masjid, Rajghat and Red Fort (from outside). Overnight at hotel.
MandawaAfter breakfast drive to Mandawa, known throughout for its wonderful castle and magnificent havelis, Mandawa gives the impression of living in the bygone era. Upon arrival check into hotel. Overnight at hotel.
After breakfast visiting Chowkhani Haveli, Gulab Rai Ladia Haveli, Lakshmi Narayan Ladia Haveli and Mohahanlal Saraf Haveli. Later drive to Bikaner the old city is encircled by a seven-km-long city wall with fine entrance gates, constructed in the 18th century. The city is mainly interesting for the superb large fort and palace, built of the same reddish-pink sandstone as Jaipur's famous buildings. Upon arrival check into hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Bikaner - KhimsarMorning after breakfast half-day city tour of Bikaner visit to Junagarh Fort, Museum and Lallgarh Palace. Later drive to Khimsar, famous for its Fort. It was originally built as protection, was later used by the royal family as the residence in the 18th century. Upon arrival check in at Khimsar Fort. Rest of the time free at leisure. Overnight at hotel.
After breakfast drive to Jaisalmer Founded by Rawal Jaisal in 1156 A.D., the remote location of Jaisalmer kept it almost untouched by outside influences, even during the days of the Raj. Jaisalmer is a marvel of beautiful culture and harsh climatic conditions, together amounting to a memorable experience. Upon arrival check into hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Morning after breakfast half-day city tour to visit Jaisalmer Fort, Havelis (Patwon-ki-Haveli, Salim Singh-ki-Haveli), Gadi Sagar and Museum. Afternoon return back to hotel and around 1600 Hrs again start Excursion to Sam Sand Dunes where you will enjoy an hours Camel Ride to see the sun set, return back to hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Rathore Clan After breakfast drive to Jodhpur city at the edge of the Thar desert was once the capital of the Marwar state. It was founded in 1459 A.D. by Rao Jodha-chief of the Rathore clan of Rajput. In Jodhpur; the genius of its sculptors comes to life in its exquisite palaces, forts, temples and Havelis, which stand as a testimony to the imperial grandeur. Upon arrival check into hotel. In the afternoon half-day city tour of Jodhpur to visit Mehrangarh Fort and Jaswant Thada. Overnight at hotel.
After breakfast drive to Rohetgarh -. Past centuries come to life at the historic boundary walls of Rohet - the fortified desert home of the descendents of the 16th century Rathore of Champawat clan. A home, where, inspite of the inroads of modernity, aristocratic norms are still revered and where on can, even today, experience the famed warm and courteous Rajput hospitality. Frescoes on the tall gateway, brightly painted in the traditional style herald the entry into the portico decorated with the artifacts and trophies of many years. An interesting village safari is one of the highlights to visit Rohet Garh. Overnight at hotel.
Rohet - Ranakpur - UdaipurAfter breakfast drive to Udaipur, enroute visit Ranakpur temples. Continue on to Udaipur, situated in the state of Rajasthan, means the 'City of Sunrise' have manifold attractions like imposing marble palaces, enchanting cool lakes, luxurious green gardens, and old temples. It has so many lakes and palaces that it is often called as the 'City of Lakes and Palaces'. Upon arrival check-in at hotel. Rest of the time free at leisure. Overnight at hotel.
After breakfast half-day city tour of Udaipur visit Jagdish Temple, Maharana Jagat Singh built the Jagdish temple, which is in the centre of the old town and to the north of city palace, in 1651. This temple is dedicated to God Vishnu and has a shrine with a black stone image of lord Vishnu as Jagannath (Lord of the universe), City palace and Museums and Saheliyon ki Bari or Garden of the Maids of Honour, is in the north of the city. This small ornamental garden has fountains, kiosks, marble elephants and delightful lotus pool. Rest of the time free at leisure. Overnight at hotel.
UdaipurAfter breakfast drive to Deogarh, the Deogarh fort, now converted in to Heritage Hotel property, is the life line of the Deogarh village today. This 17th century imposing and magnificent fort located high up on a hillock, a relic of medieval Rajasthan, with small domes, windows, jharokhas and gateways flanked by great wooden doors and towers, has been known as one of the old Thikanas of Mewar. It is surrounded by the history of Rana Pratap and the battle of Haldighati, upon arrival check into hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 13: Deogarh - Samode Jaipur (330/7 50/1.5 Kms)
UdaipurAfter breakfast drive to Samode was a flourishing state of the Nathawat clan from Chomu, a branch of the house of Amber and was among the wealthiest territories of the Amber kingdom. The palace is the perfect example of Rajput-Mughal architecture and is built over a small hillock and planned in a progression of courtyards of increasing height. The extravagantly decorated Durbar Hall and the Sheesh Mahal are the prime attractions of this fabulous palace. Continue onto Jaipur, the vibrant capital of Rajasthan is popularly known as 'The Pink City' for the colour of the buildings in its wonderful old city. This Buzzing metropolis is certainly a place of wild contrasts and is a feast for the eyes. Upon arrival check-in at hotel.
JaipurMorning after Breakfast visit Amer Fort and enjoy ride on a caparisoned elephant up to the Amber Fort established in the 16th century by Raja Man Singh of the Kachwaha dynasty. Within the Amber Fort are ornate palaces, courts, stairways, pillared pavilions and palaces and drive past the stunning artistry of the five-story faade of the Hawa Mahal. Afternoon visit the City Palace, the museum houses textiles, arms, carpets, paintings and manuscripts and other artistic paraphernalia and Astronomical observatory, built by Maharaja Jai Singh the founder of Jaipur, also visit Observatory and pass through Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds). Evening free and Overnight at Hotel.
JaipurAfter breakfast drive to Agra enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri, constructed by Akbar in 1569 to honor Sufi saint Salim Chisti. Akbar's court occupied this city till it was abandoned due to non-availability of water but still in a state of perfect preservation. Continue on to Agra, situated on the west bank of River Yamuna, Agra was once the flourishing capital of the Muslim rulers of India. There is more to Agra than only the Taj, not only other huge edifices that dot the town, but also something to satisfy the connoisseur for good things in life. Agra is the birth place of the Tandoor cuisine that is famous all over the world, upon arrival check into hotel. Overnight at hotel.
JaipurAfter breakfast half day city tour of Agra visiting. world famous Taj Mahal- (closed on Fridays) built by Mughal emperor Shahjahan in the memory of his beautiful wife Mumtaj. Continue onto Agra Fort-built by Mughal emperor Akbar to commemorate his victory in war. Rest of the time free at leisure. Overnight at hotel.