Fascinating Rajasthan in brief
- Day 1 Arrive Delhi
- Day 2 Sightseeing of Delhi
- Day 3 Drive Delhi - Agra (220 Kms / approx.04 hours)
- Day 4 Drive Agra - Jaipur (250 Kms / approx. 05 hours) en route visit Fatehpur Sikri
- Day 5 Sightseeing of Jaipur
- Day 6 Drive Jaipur - Ranthambore (180 Kms /approx. 03 hours)
- Day 7 Visit of Ranthambore National Park
- Day 8 Drive Ranthambore - Bundi (70 Kms / approx.1.5 hours)
- Day 9 Drive Bundi - Pushkar (180 Kms /approx. 04 hours)
- Day 10 Drive Pushkar - Udaipur (285 Kms /approx. 5.5 hours)
- Day 11 Sightseeing of Udaipur
- Day 12 Drive Udaipur - Mt.Abu (185 Kms /approx. 04 hours)
- Day 13 Sightseeing of Mt.Abu
- Day 14 Drive Mt.Abu – Kumbalgarh (170 Kms / approx. 04 hours)
- Day 15 Drive Kumbalgarh - Jodhpur (180 Kms / approx.04 hours)
- Day 16 Drive Jodhpur – Jaisalmer (290 Kms / approx. 05 hours)
- Day 17 Sightseeing of Jaisalmer
- Day 18 Drive Jaisalmer – Bikaner (285 Kms / approx. 05 hours)
- Day 19 Drive Bikaner – Mandawa (190 Kms / approx. 04 hours)
- Day 20 Drive Mandawa - Delhi (275 kms / 06 hrs) & Depart Delhi
Fascinating Rajasthan in detail
Day 1 Arrive Delhi
Meet on arrival at Delhi airport. Welcome with flower garland and transfer to the hotel. Nothing has been scheduled for today, since most of the flights arrive in the night.
Overnight in Delhi.
Day 2 In Delhi
Morning after breakfast, full day sightseeing tour of Old and New Delhi.
The visit of the old city includes the Great Mosque (Jama Masjid) and the Red Fort. Later enjoy a cycle rickshaw ride into the narrow streets of Chandni Chowk, one of the oldest market of Asia. Raj Ghat, the burial place of Mahatma Gandhi.Continue the new part of Delhi, doing the panoramic visit of Parliament and President House. Then, visit Mausoleum of Humayun,. Qutab Minar.
Overnight in Delhi
Day 3 Drive Delhi – Agra (220 Kms / approx. 04 hours)
Morning after breakfast, drive to Agra. On arrival in Agra, check into hotel. Later proceed for the visit of Agra Fort and tomb of Itmad-Ud-Daula.
Overnight in Agra.
Day 4 Drive Agra – Jaipur (250 Kms / approx. 05 hours) en route visiting Fatehpur Sikri
Early morning the sunrise visit of Taj Mahal. After the visit, return back to the hotel for breakfast and later drive for Jaipur, enroute visiting Fatehpur Sikri. After the visit, continue drive for Jaipur. Arrive Jaipur and check in at hotel.
Overnight in Jaipur
Day 5 In Jaipur
Morning after breakfast, proceed for the sightseeing tour of Jaipur.
Excursion to Amber Fort en route photo stop at the Hawa Mahal "Palace of the Wind ". Then, visit - The City Palace in the heart of the old part of Jaipur. The observatory of Jai Singh II
Spend rest of the day at leisure visiting the colorful bazaars of Jaipur.
Overnight in Jaipur
Day 6 Drive Jaipur - Ranthambore (180 Kms /approx. 03 hours)
Morning after breakfast, continue to the Ranthambore National Park, where forests and lakes are home to a rich fauna: tigers, leopards, bears necklaces, sambar, crocodiles, jackals, hyenas, gazelles and antelopes. On arrival in Ranthambore, check into hotel. Later enjoy the safari into Ranthambore National Park
Overnight in Ranthambore.
Day 7 In Ranthambore
Wake up early for the safari to explore the wildlife of the reserve known worldwide for tiger conservation. In a sumptuous forest setting, you will go through the hilly slopes in search of the biggest cats. Return to hotel for breakfast and rest of the morning free. In the afternoon, another safari to continue to explore the park.
Overnight in Ranthambore..
Day 8 Drive Ranthambore - Bundi (70 Kms / approx.1.5 hours)
Morning after breakfast, drive to Bundi, situated in the most fertile region of Rajasthan dominated by a mighty fortress, the Taragarh Fort completed in 1354. On arrival in Bundi, check into hotel. Later proceed for the sightseeing tour of Bundi visiting Taragarh and Bundi Palace. In the evening, explore the bazaar, its old town with its narrow streets lined with shops and old mansions, its wells stairs, its temples, its colourful fruits and vegetables market.
Overnight in Bundi
Day 9 Drive Bundi - Pushkar (180 Kms /approx. 04 hours)
After breakfast drive to Pushkar, a little town situated right on the edge of the desert, and is one of the few places in the world where a temple is dedicated to the Lord Brahma. Pushkar is perhaps best known for its Camel Fair, which takes place on the full moon of Kartik Purnima. On arrival in Pushkar, check into hotel. Later sightseeing tour of Pushkar visiting the only Brahma Temple in the world and Pushkar Lake with its bathing ghats and temples.
Ovenight in Pushkar
Day 10 Drive Pushkar - Udaipur (285 Kms /approx. 5.5 hours)
After breakfast drive to Udaipur, reputed to be the most romantic city in Rajasthan, the many palaces reflecting in the waters of lakes with different backdrop of high hills of the Aravalli chain. On arrival in Udaipur, check into hotel. Later spend rest of the day at leisure walking around or enjoying the hotel facilities.
Overnight in Udaipur.
Day 11 In Udaipur
Morning after breakfast, proceed for the sightseeing tour of Udaipur. Visit the City Palace, the former palace of the Maharana of Udaipur, which stretches along the lake Pichola. Built in the 18th century, this palace, part of which is still inhabited by the descendants of Udai Singh of Mewar Prince (16th century), overlooking Lake Pichola. It is a maze of marble halls, lounges decorated course, many ceramics and gardens. Then visit Superb Jagdish Temple, popular for its elephant carving. Then continue with Sahelion Ki Bari or "Garden of maidens.The day ends with a boat ride on Lake Pichola to admire the magnificent facade of the palace of Udaipur and stop at the island palace of Jag Mandir.
Overnight in Udaipur.
Day 12 Drive Udaipur - Mt.Abu (185 Kms /approx. 04 hours)
Morning after breakfast drive to Mt Abu - the only hill station in Rajasthan, located at an elevation of 1220 meters. En-route visiting Ranakpur Jain temples a famous Temple complex, one of the biggest and most important of Jain temples in India.After the visit, continue drive for Mt Abu. On arrival in Mt Abu, check into hotel. Mount Abu is home to a number of Jain temples. The Dilwara Temples are a complex of temples, carved of white marble, that were built between the 11th and 13th centuries AD. On arrival, check into hotel.
Overnight in Mt. Abu
Day 13 In Mt.Abu
After breakfast sightseeing tour of Mount-Abu visiting Dilwara Temples consisting of five Jain Temples. These were built in the beginning of 11th century with intricate ornamental carvings representing the climax in the art of decoration in stone. Later visit Achalgarh fort, Adhar Devi temple and the famous Om Shanti temple. Spend rest of the day at leisure enjoying the surroundings on your own.
Overnight in Mt.Abu
Day 14 Drive Mt.Abu - Kumbalgarh (240 Kms / approx. 05 hours)
After breakfast drive to Kumbalgarh – having the most important fort in the Mewar region built by Maharaja Kumbha in the 15th century on the Aravali Range which is one of the oldest mountain ranges in India. On arrival in Kumbalgarh, check into hotel. After a short rest proceeds sightseeing tour of Kumbalgarh Fort. If the time permits you may also opt for Kumbalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary which is known for its wolves, leopards and sloth bears.
Overnight in Kumbalgarh
Day 15 Drive Kumbalgarh - Jodhpur (220 Kms / approx.05 hours)
Morning after breakfast drive to Jodhpur. With the Mehrangarh Fort in the background , Jodhpur is an ideal stopover on your journey in India. Located west of Rajasthan, this city , rightfully called the blue city , was founded in 1459. The traveller will love getting lost in the maze of narrow streets with blue shades of the old town and leave the hubbub of the center to stroll the bazaars of spices, fruits , money and craft west of the famous clock tower . On arrival in Jodhpur, check into hotel. Later proceed for the visit of Jodhpur and visit impressive Mehrangarh Fort. Then visit Jaswant Thada, white marble memorial dedicated to Maharaja Jaswant Singh II offers a peaceful location and stunning views of the blue city .Spend rest of the day at leisure visiting the clock market of Jodhpur.
Overnight in Jodhpur.
Day 16 Drive Jodhpur - Jaisalmer (290 Kms /approx. 06 hours)
After breakfast drive to Jaisalmer, a fascinating city rising from the heart of the Thar Desert . Nothings else in India are remotely similar to this enchanting city, which is also called « The Golden City »because of its honey color. A visit to Jaisalmer is a must for any traveler in India, with the possibility of camel trekking through the magnificent sand. Jaisalmer Fort is the world’s only living fort and about quarter of the city’s population still live in the Fort. On arrival in Jaisalmer, check into hotel.
Overnight in Jaisalmer.
Day 17 In Jaisalmer
After breakfast sightseeing tour of Jaisalmer visiting - Jaisalmer Fort, the only alive fort which you will not see anywhere in India. There are homes and hotels hidden in the laneways and shops. Within the fort walls there are beautifully carved Jain temples built between the 12th and 15th centuries followed by a visit of Gaddisagar Lake and impressive Havelis around the Fort. In the evening drive to Sam where you are received by the camels. visit to the " Sand Dunes of Sam," and ride camels on the sand at the time of sunset- which would be one of the highlights of your trip to Rajasthan.
Overnight in Jaisalmer.
Day 18 Drive Jaisalmer - Bikaner (320 Kms / approx.05 hours)
Morning after breakfast drive to Bikaner. Bikaner is a royal fortified city with a timeless charm and medieval glory. It is located in northern Rajasthan, amongst the sand dunes. This desert town popular for its temple and Forts, which shows the rich cultural and architectural heritage of the city. On arrival in Bikaner, check into hotel. After a short rest proceed for the half day sightseeing tour of Bikaner discovering Junagarh. Visit the Temple of Karni Mata Deshnok -built 600 years ago and dedicated to Karni Mata, an incarnation of the goddess Durga. The temple has huge doors, carved in silver, a gift from the Maharajah Ganga Singh followed by visit to a breeding center and research on camels, the only institution of this kind in India. Bikaner is a complete unique experience.
Overnight in Bikaner.
Day 19 Drive Bikaner - Mandawa (190 Kms /approx. 04 hours)
After breakfast drive to Mandawa, situated in the heart of the Thar Desert. This beautiful village still has some beautifully preserved houses of medieval Indian traders built in a typically Rajput style having original paintings showing religious scenes or objects.On arrival in Mandawa, check into hotel.
Overnight in Mandawa.
Day 20 Drive Mandawa - Delhi (275 Kms / approx.06 hours) & Depart Delhi
Morning after breakfast walking sightseeing tour of Mandawa visiting the Havelis, Anandilal Poddar, Bansidhar Bhagat and Chokhani etc. and later in time drive to Delhi International airport to board flight for onward destination.