Rajasthan – an important tourist destination in India, full of colours. Tourist from all over the world come to enjoy colourful lifestyle of local people. Kota, Bikaner and Mandawa are famous for its colourful paintings and printings. Jaipur and Udaipur is famous for its miniature paintings. Chittaurgarh is popular for its massive fort. Ranakpur is famous for its Jain Temples, Jaisalmer – a magnificient edifice of massive yellow sandstone ramparts and bastions bathed in golden in the afternoon sun.
Routing: Delhi – Mathura – Agra – Ranthambhore – Kota – Bundi – Chittaurgarh – Udaipur – Ranakpur – Kumbhalgarh – Mt. Abu – Jodhpur – Sam – Jaisalmer – Dechu – Bikaner – Pushkar – Jaipur – Delhi
Duration: 23 nights / 24 days
Arr: Delhi By Air
Indian Traditional welcome with garlands at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (T-3) and transfer to hotel. Overnight stay in Delhi.
Morning half day sightseeing tour of Old Delhi. Visit: Red Fort, Jama Masjid and Raj Ghat.
Afternoon drive Delhi / Mathura by car with an English speaking tourist driver.
Mathura – visit birth place of Lord Krishna. Evening free and overnight stay in Mathura.
Morning proceed to Brindaban – where Krishna indulged in adolescent pranks like flirting with gopis in the forests and steeling their clothes while they bathed in the river. Visit various temples.
Later drive Mathura / Agra by Car with an English speaking tourist driver. En-route visit Sikandra – tomb of Akbar the great, Dayal Bagh and Itimad-ud-Daula (Baby Taj).
Evening visit Agra Fort and witness sunset view of Taj Mahal from Diwan-e-Khas.
Overnight stay in Agra.
Early morning again visit Taj Mahal and stay there till sunrise. Return to hotel for breakfast.
Later drive Agra / Bharatpur by car with an English speaking tourist driver. Direct transfer to Bharatpur Railway Station to connect train for Sawai Madhopur. En-route visit Fatehpur Sikri. Dep: Bharatpur/Sawai Madhopur 1546/1800 hrs. By Jan Shatabdi Express (Air-conditioned Chair Car) Assistance at the Sawai Madhopur Railway Station and direct transfer to hotel in Ranthambhore.
Dinner and overnight stay in Ranthambhore.
Early morning Jeep Safari to meet Tiger and other wildlife. Return to hotel for breakfast and free time. Later visit: The Fort – this imposing fort is perched atop a hill at an altitude of over 200 mtr amidst a dense forest. Afternoon again Jeep Safari. Evening free time and overnight stay in Ranthambhore.
Early morning Jeep Safari and return to hotel for breakfast.
Later drive Ranthambhore / Kota by Car with an English speaking tourist driver.
Afternoon half day local sightseeing tour. Kota is a fascinating mixture of medieval grandeur and modern industrialization. Visit: Chambal Garden, Maharao Madho Singh Museum, Jag Mandir, Haveli of Devtaji and Kota Barrage. Overnight stay in Kota.
Morning drive Kota / Chittaurgarh by Car with an English speaking tourist driver. En-tour visit Bundi. Bundi and Kota were once a single principality ruled by the Hada Chauhans, an offshoot of the famous clan of Chauhans who rules Delhi and Ajmer. Visit Taragarh or The Star Fort. Arrive Chittaurgarh and direct transfer to hotel. Evening free and overnight stay in Chittaurgarh.
Morning visit Chittaurgarh Fort. Latedrive to Udaipur.
Late afternoon drive Chittaurgarh / Udaipur by Car with an English speaking tourist driver.
Arrive Udaipur and check-in Hotel. Overnight stay in Udaipur.
Morning excursion trip to Eklingi & Nagda. Return to Udaipur and visit City Palace and Jagdish Temple.
Later visit Sahelion-ki-Bari and Bhartiya Lok Kala Museum. Late afternoon enjoy boating in Lake Pichola.
Evening enjoy Candle light dinner overlooking Lake Pichola. (optional)
Rest of the day free and overnight stay in Udaipur.
Morning drive Udaipur / Kumbhalgarh by Car with an English speaking tourist driver.
En-route visit beautiful Ranakpur Jain Temple – a tine example of temple architecture.
Continue drive to Kumbhalgarh, check-in hotel and overnight stay in Kumbhalgarh.
Morning visit Kumbhalgarh Fort – northwest of Udaipur is the second most important citadel of mewar after Chittaurgarh. The massive Kumbhalgarh Fort, encompassed by a 36 km long wall, seven majestic gates and seven ramparts, one within the other.
Late afternoon drive Kumbhalgarh / Mount Abu by Car with an English speaking tourist driver.
Check-in hotel and overnight stay in Mount Abu.
Morning visit Dilwara Jain Temples and Nakki Lake.
Dilwara Jain Temples – these beautifully carved temples built between 11th and 13th century A.D. are dedicated to the Jain Tirthankaras. Afternoon drive Mt Abu / Jodhpur by car with an English speaking tourist driver.
Check-in hotel and overnight stay in Jodhpur.
Morning get ready to visit the Bishnoi’s villages to experience their extraordinary life style in the harsh conditions. We also have lunch in one of the Bishnoi houses. Afternoon visit Mehrangarh Fort – the 5 km long majestic fort on 125 m high hill, is one of the most impressive and formidable structures. Also visit Jaswant Thada. Evening free time to walk around in local bazaar. Overnight stay in Jodhpur.
Morning drive Jodhpur / Jaisalmer by car with an English speaking tourist driver.
Arrive Jaisalmer, check-in hotel and free time. Afternoon visit the amazing maze of lanes and by lanes, Manak Chowk, Gadsisar tank, Bada Bagh and Vyas Chhattries. Overnight stay in Jaisalmer.
Morning visit The Fort – the Fort stands almost 30 metres over the city and houses an entire living area within its huge ramparts. Walking through the narrow lanes is an experience worth savouring. Also visit Jain Temple, Manak Chowk and Havelies.
Afternoon drive Jaisalmer / SAM by car with an English speaking tourist driver.
Arrive SAM and, Check-in hotel and free time. Later enjoy Camel Safari and witness Golden Sunset in SAM. Return to desert resort and enjoy Rajasthani Folk Dances LIVE show with cocktail dinner.
Overnight stay in Desert Resort, SAM.
Morning free time to walk around local village. Drive Sam / Dechu by car with an English speaking tourist driver.
Check-in Samsara Luxury Resort & Camp and enjoy lunch in Resort. Afternoon Jeep Safari.
High tea on the dunes against the setting sun. Return to resort and relax.
Evening enjoy colourful Ranasthani Folk Dances LIVE show with camp fire, barbaque and live bar.
Dinner and overnight stay in Resort.
Morning enjoy Camel Safari on the dunees. Breakfast in Desert Resort.
Later drive Dechu / Bikaner by car with an English speaking tourist driver.
Arrive Bikaner, check-in hotel and free time to relax. Overnight stay in Bikaner.
Morning visit Junagarh Fort – built in 1588 A.D. by Raja Rai Singh, a general in the army of Emperor Akbar.
This fort is a formidable structure encircled by a moat and has some beautiful palaces within.
Afternoon visit Camel Research and Breeding Centre (National Research Centre on Camel) – one of its kind in Asia and Deshnok Temple – the famous 600 year old Temple dedicated to Karni Mata, an incarnation of Goddess Durga. The most interesting and main attraction about the temple are the rats who scamper freely within precincts. They are regarded as sacred and are fed by priests and devotees owing to the belief that they will be reincarnated in the family of the goddess. Overnight stay in Bikaner.
Morning drive Bikaner / Pushkar by car with an English speaking tourist driver.
Pushkar – a town that remains dormant all the year round. Arrive Pushkar, check-in hotel and relax.
Afternoon enjoy Camel Safari / Camel Cart Safari and visit Temple of Lord Brahma and local Bazaar.
Overnight stay in Pushkar.
Morning free time around Holy Pushkar Lake.
Later drive Pushkar / Jaipur by Car with an English speaking tourist driver.
Arrive Jaipur, check-in hotel and relax. Afternoon visit City Palace and Royal Observatory.
Overnight stay in Jaipur.
Morning excursion trip to Amber Fort. En-route visit Pink City and stop at Hawa Mahal (Palace of Wind) for photography. Continue driving to Amber Fort. Enjoy Elephant Safari to ascend the hill top fort. Visit Amber Fort and drive down by local jeep. On your way back to Jaipur, stop at Jal Mahal (Palace of Water) for photography. Evening enjoy Rajasthani Folk Dances LIVE show with drinks and dinner. Overnight stay in Jaipur.
Morning drive Jaipur / Delhi by Car with an English speaking tourist driver.
Arrive Delhi, check-in hotel and relax. Afternoon free for shopping in Delhi. Overnight stay in Delhi.
Full day sightseeing tour of New Delhi. Visit: Qutab Minar, Lotus Temple, Humayun’s Tomb, Indira Gandhi Museum, President House, Parliament House, India Gate and Laxmi Narayan Temple in New Delhi. Afternoon visit National Museum and Art Gallery. Free time for shopping. Overnight stay in Delhi.
Transfer to airport to connect flight for onward destination.