Tour Route: Delhi (2) – Mandawa (1) – Bikaner (1) – Jaisalmer (2) – Jodhpur (1) – Udaipur (2) – Jaipur – (2) Fatehpur sikri – Agra (1) – Delhi (1) – DEPARTURE
Tour Duration: 13 Nights / 14 Days
Upon your arrival in the Indian capital city of New Delhi, you will be greeted by Vakantie-India representative at the Indira Gandhi International Airport. After a warm welcome, you will be escorted to your hotel. Overnight stay at hotel
Enjoy a morning sightseeing tour of Old Delhi, which includes a visit to Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India; a rickshaw ride in Chandni Chowk, ‘silver street’, one of the largest trading centres of India; drive past Red Fort, the place that marked the announcement of India’s freedom from the British Raj; visit Raj Ghat, cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi,
This afternoon, discover the modern city of New Delhi, which includes a visit to QutabMinar, a fine example of Indo-Islamic architecture and the world’s tallest minaret; Humayun’s Tomb; Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, the largest Sikh temple of Delhi, with a gold tomb, still in active worship; Photo stop at India Gate, the war memorial arch built in honour of the soldiers who died in the second world war; drive past President's House, Parliament House and other Government Secretariat Buildings, the most imposing features of Lutyen’s Delhi Overnight stay at hotel
After breakfast, leave for Mandawa, a town in Rajasthan and part of Shekhavati region. Here you will find forts of the Rajputs and the painted mansions of rich merchant families who have migrated to the cities long back, leaving their beautiful frescoed havelis behind.
Arrive and Check in at hotel for overnight stay.
Today morning after breakfast visiting the magnificence of castle and havelis of Mandawa in the special desert ambience. The city was founded in the 18th century.
Afternoon drive to Bikaner, arrive in Bikaner and check in your hotel Overnight stay at hotel
Today morning after breakfast visiting the Junagarh Fort. It is the most impressive and organized fort of Junagarh and was built in 1588 AD by Raja Rai Singh Ji. The fort houses a small museum that has rich collection and display of weapons that were used by former maharajas.
Afternoon drive to Jaisalmer, popularly known as the Golden city of the country was founded by Maharawal Jaisal Singh, a Rajput king. The city is entitled as the World Heritage Site. It is famous for its ornate havelis and 12th century fort. The golden city is scattered over the desert land of Rajasthan and has become one of the most important tourist attractions in the country
Arrive in Jaisalmer and check in your hotel, overnight stay at hotel
Today morning after breakfast visiting the Jaisalmer Fort, which is a commanding structure in the sands. Made of yellow sandstone, the Jaisalmer Fort is the second oldest fort in the state. Later visit Patwon ki Haveli, which is one of the largest havelis in Rajasthan. It is a cluster of five small havelis. It houses, beautiful, intricate carvings on the windows which will entice your imagination. The entrance of the havelis is made of Indo Persian architecture. The havelis still have that old era royalty and charm.
Evening an excursion to the sand dunes, which are located at the distance of 42 km from the Golden City. Enjoy the sun setting down over the horizons of never ending sand dunes and enjoy the mesmerizing camel ride.
Return to hotel for overnight stay.
Today morning after breakfast check out from hotel and drive to Jodhpur, is also known as the blue city as most of the houses in the old Jodhpur are painted in blue color, arrive in Jodhpur and check in your hotel, after relax in late afternoon visit Mehrangarh Fort which is one of the biggest forts in India. Several palaces are confined within the fort by its thick walls. These palaces are overwhelmingly renowned for their fine carvings and comprehensive courtyards. The museum in the fort is the most well stocked museum in the state. Overnight stay at hotel
Today morning after breakfast drive to Udaipur the City Of Lakes, Udaipur besets itself in the Aravalli hills and is one of the most romantic and beautiful cities in the country, enroute visiting the Ranakpur Templeis one of the most prominent Jain temples in the state of Rajasthan. It is known for the fine and amazing architecture styles that are constructed with light colored marble. The temple has more than 1400 pillars which are intricately carved and none of the pillars is similar.
Continue drive to Udaipur, arrive in Udaipur and check in your hotel Overnight stay at hotel
Today morning after breakfast enjoy the full day sightseeing start with City Palace situated on the banks of the Lake adds to the beauty of this magnificent city. Perched on the hilltop, the palace provides a scenic view of the city.
Later visiting Jagdish temple the largest Hindu temple located in the middle of city of Romance. This Indo Aryan temple was built by Maharana Jagat Singh in the year 1651 and is an amazing carved structure, later visiting the Saheliyon ki Bari, the courtyard of maidens built by Sangram Singh II in 1710. This nostalgically attractive small garden was built for 48 women who came in dowry as an attendant to the princess. Situated in the northern part of the city, the garden boasts marble elephants, kiosks, a lotus pool, and fountains.
Evening enjoy the boatride at lake Pichola Overnight stay at hotel
Today morning after breakfast After breakfast, drive to Jaipur, one of the most well planned cities of India. This capital city of Rajasthan,
Arrive in Jaipur and check in your hotel Overnight stay at hotel
This morning, visit Amber fort, a fine amalgamation of Hindu and Muslim architecture and ornamentation, built in the 16th century. To ascend up the fort with an elephant ride.
This afternoon, visit the City Palace complex with its various museums where you can see a beautiful collection of Mughal costumes, weapons and miniature paintings. Then visit the fascinating JantarMantar, the ancient Astronomical observatory built by the Maharaja of Jaipur, which is the largest stone observatory in the world. Also drive past Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), a remarkable five storied building along the main street of the old city with semi-octagonal and delicate honey-combed sandstone windows. Overnight stay at hotel
Today morning after breakfast check out from hotel and drive to Agra, the city of world famous Taj Mahal enroute, make a brief stop to visit Fatehpur Sikri, the red sandstone Mughal palatial complex. Within the complex lies a mosque built by the Mughal Emperor Akbar and dedicated to Sheikh Salim Chisti, continue drive to Agra, arrive and check in your hotel,
Overnight stay at hotel
Today morning after breakfast the most beautiful world heritage site; Taj Mahal is regarded as the epitome of love. It was built by Shah Jahan for his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal as a final resting place. The grandiose of Taj Mahal incorporates hard work of 20,000 workers and was completed in 22 years. The architect of the masterpiece was Ustad Ahmad Lahauri, a Persian architect. It is also renowned for its stylish domes, exceptionally carved screens, and for finest inlay work.
Later visit Agra Fort is an imperialistic fort positioned on the banks of the Yamuna. The red sandstone structure encircles numerous palaces and houses like the Moti Masjid, Diwan-I-Am, Diwan-I-Khas, Khaas Mahal, and Sheesh Mahal etc.
Late afternoon drive to Delhi, arrive in Delhi and check in your hotel, overnight stay at hotel
Today morning after breakfast check out from hotel and transfer to airport to board the flight for onwards destination