Delhi is the capital of India- the largest democratic and 2nd most populous country in the world and the city has seen its rise and fall several times. New Delhi is the 8th city built by British. Delhi is famous for its beautiful monuments built by different emperors, which can be seen during the city tour.You will be well received on your arrival at the Delhi airport and transfer to hotel. After check- in formality, you will check in to the room.Overnight in Delhi.
After breakfast at hotel, proceed for full day city tour of Old Delhi (in the morning) and New Delhi (in the afternoon).The city of Delhi can be divided into two parts, Old Delhi and New Delhi.Old Delhi was earlier ruled by Muslim Sultans for about 700years and later, it became the capital of the Mughal Empire between 17th and 19th centuries. Whereas New Delhi is an imperial and modern city, built by British, when they decided to move their capital from Calcutta in 1911.The sightseeing of Old Delhi includes a visit to Jama Masjid- India's largest mosque, Red Fort- constructed by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, Rajghat- cremation site of father of Nation- Mahatma Gandhi and finally enjoy the rickshaw ride through the old streets of Chandni Chawk, the busiest market of Old Delhi.Buffet Lunch at local restaurant.Sightseeing of New Delhi includes a visit to India Gate- built in memory of Indian soldiers killed during the First World War. Rashtrapati Bhawan (from outside)- built in the early 20th century as the Imperial residence of the Viceroy, today the official residence of the President of India. Parliament House- an unique circular building with huge colonnades, which houses the Upper and Lower Houses of Parliament. Humayun's Tomb- is the first Mughal garden tomb, which looks like the famous Taj Mahal and finally Qutab Minar- one of Delhi s most striking monuments, which is the world's tallest brick minaret with a height of 72.5 meters.Overnight in Delhi.
Day 03: Delhi - Jodhpur- Fly and Jodhpur - Osian (65Kms and 1.5hrs drive)
After breakfast at hotel, you will be transferred to airport to board flight to Jodhpur.You will be well received on your arrival at Jodhpur airport and drive straight to Osian.This ancient village of Osian is located just 65Kms from Jodhpur and is the gateway to the picturesque Thar desert. It is renowned for its 6th and 8th century temples, sand-dunes, Rajasthani culture and traditions.Arrive Osian and check into your tented camps.In the evening, proceed for camel safari (2 persons in 1 camel) through the sand dunes around the village. During the safari, you can see the local tribes- Bishnois, Bhils, Shepherds, potters and weavers etc in their natural surroundings and the local wildlife like blue bulls, gazelles, foxes, peacocks, partridges etc. Camel Safari in Osian is really a great experience.Enjoy High Tea at Sand Dunes.In the evening, BBQ Dinner will be served in the middle of the camps with Rajasthani folk entertainment.Overnight in Osian.
After breakfast at hotel, proceed for Jeep safari (4 persons in 1 Jeep) to visit Bishnoi Village. The Bishnoi s are one of the different community of Rajasthan who are famous for their rich cultural Rajasthani Life and there true love for nature and animals. You will go through the beautiful countryside and the small villages and see the local wildlife like blue bulls, gazelles, foxes etc.Return to the campsite for the lunch.After Lunch at camp, drive back to Jodhpur. Situated in the eastern side of picturesque Thar Desrt, Jodhpur was founded by Rao Jodha in 1459AD, when he shifted his capital from Mandor to a few kilometers away and named it after himself. Jodhpur is also called the Blue city because of the Blue colour painted on its houses in the old city. Once the centre of Marwar, the largest princely state of Rajputana, today Jodhpur is the second largest city in Rajasthan and popular for its massive Mehrangarh Fort.Arrive Jodhpur and check into your hotel.Overnight in Jodhpur.
After breakfast at hotel, proceed for city tour of Jodhpur, visiting the most imposing monument of Jodhpur- Mehrangarh Fort, which is undoubtedly the most prominent landmark of the city. The museum within the fort is one of the finest in Rajasthan and displays royal apparel, ancient paintings and manuscripts, fabled treasures of the royal household and an armoury. Jaswant Thada, which is Maharaja Jaswant Singh II's cenotaph, built in 1899. All previous rulers have their cenotaphs at Mandore.Rest of the day at leisure to visit the market for shopping etc. Old/classic silver jewellery, tie-and-dye fabrics, embroidered jutis or slippers in suede, camel skin, and velvet, lacquer-ware, antiques, carpets, Rajasthani puppets and marble inlay work.BBQ Dinner will be served in the hotel s lawn with Rajasthani dance.OPTION : Grand Gala Dinner at Mehrangarh Fort- on extra supplement.The dinner will be catered by Umaid Bhawan Palace. Grand Royal evening that takes you back to the days of The Maharajas. Women in traditional Rajasthani costume welcome you with aarti and tikka rituals and petals and flowers are showered on you and musicians playing Shehnais and Dhol (local musical instruments). You will be served champagne cocktail, while you are absorbing the beauty of this magnificent Fort. The Fort will be fully illuminated and looking resplendent. This special evening includes a Royal welcome, Champagne cocktail, a Royal Dinner with local dancers and musicians and a firework display.Overnight in Jodhpur.
Day 06: Jodhpur - Delhi- Fly and Delhi - Fly back home
Breakfast at hotel and rest of the morning at leisure.Buffet Lunch at hotel s restaurant.In the afternoon, you will be transferred to airport to board your flight to Delhi.Arrive Delhi and transfer to the city centre for last minutes shopping etc.Later, transfer to a hotel for wash and change, followed by a Farewell dinner at hotel s restaurant.Later in the evening, you will be transferred to Delhi International airport to board your flight back home with sweet memories of your trip!!