Duration of Programme: 09 Nights / 10 Days
Places to Visit: Delhi - Agra - Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary - Ranthambore National Park - Jaipur - Jodhpur - Ranakpur - Udaipur - Chittorgarh - Pushkar - Delhi

India Gate-DelhiDay 01: Arrive Delhi
Arrive at Delhi - IGI (Indira Gandhi International) airport.

Delhi - is a city that bridges two different worlds. Old Delhi, once the capital of Islamic India, is a labyrinth of narrow lanes lined with crumbling havelis and formidable mosques. In contrast, the imperial city of New Delhi created by the British Raj is composed of spacious, tree-lined avenues and imposing government buildings. Delhi has been the seat of power for several rulers and many empires for about a millennium. Many a times the city was built, destroyed and then rebuilt here. Interestingly, a number of Delhi's rulers played a dual role, first as destroyers and then as creators. 

On arrival meeting, assistance at airport by our representative and transfer to hotel. Where our executive will explain the travel plan in detail and hand over the essential documents (Tour programme, hotel's vouchers, feedback report etc) to you.

After wash and change at hotel enjoy half day city tour of old Delhi start from Red Fort  - (Closed on Monday) -  built in red sandstone, Constructed by Mughal Emperor Shahjahan, Jama Masjid - India's largest mosque and enjoy Cycle rickshaw ride in narrow alleys of old Delhi through Kinari Bazaar and 400 years old Chandni Chowk bazaars. Rajghat - crimination place of Mahatama Gandhi.  Laxmi Narayan Temple. Evening free to explore local market. Overnight at hotel.

w3infotekDay 02: Delhi - Agra (203kms )
After breakfast at hotel enjoy city tour of New Delhi visitng - Humayun Tomb - Tomb of 2nd Mughal emperorand Qutab Minar the highest stone tower in India. India Gate - This solemn monument was built in memory of the 90,000 Indian soldiers who laid down their lives in the World War Ist. Drive past the Rashtrapathi Bhawan, Parliament House. 
Later in the afternoon drive to Agra.Agra - situated on the west bank of River Yamuna, Agra was once the flourishing capital of the Muslim rulers of India. Upon arrival, check-in at hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 03: Agra - Bharatpur - Sawai Madhopur / Ranthmbore National Park (199 kms )

After an early breakfast at hotel visit Taj Mahal (Closed on Friday) - world's greatest monument to love. Emperor Shah Jahan built this pristine white marble mausoleum in memory of his wife, Mumtaz Mahal. It is one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Agra Fort, built by the Mughal dynasty's greatest Emperor, Akbar, in 1565. A number of the forta's beautiful palaces, mosques and gardens were built by his successors in later years. Pearl Mosque, it shined like a pearl. It is held that this mosque was constructed by Shah Jahan for his members of royal court. Diwan-i-Khas - Here envoys and other honoured guests were granted a personal audience with the ruler the Diwan-e-Khas is a small marble structure near theDiwan-e-Am. Diwan-i-Aam - the ruler held mass audience. He would sit on his throne facing petitioners. His minister would assemble the petitions and refer them to the Diwan-e-Khas for private audience. Jahangir Mahal - Jahangiri Mahal is the most important building of the Akbari period in the Agra Fort.

Later in the afternoon drive to visit Bharatpur Bird Sancturay - Keoladeo Ghana National Park formerly known as the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary in Rajasthan, India is a famous avifauna sanctuary that sees (or saw) thousands of rare and highly endangered birds such as the Siberian Crane come here during the winter season. Over 230 species of birds are known to have made the National Park their home. It is also a major tourist centre with scores of ornithologists arriving here in the hibernal season.

Later continue drive to Ranthambore National Park. On arrival, check in at hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 04: Sawai Madhopur / Ranthambore National Park - Jaipur (199 kms )
Ranthambore National Park: The park, which is one of the finest tiger reserves in the country Park's abandoned fortress, lakes and above all it's `friendly' tigers have made it one of the most filmed wildlife reserves in the world. Ranthambore was declared a wildlife sanctuary in 1955 and became part of Project Tiger in 1973. The park covers an area of Approximately 400 sq Km.

Morning enjoy safari to explore wildlife inside the park. Later return back to hotel. After breakfast at hotel drive to Jaipur. Jaipur - capital of Rajasthan, is popularly known as ‘The Pink City for the colour of the buildings in its wonderful old city. On arrival, check in at hotel. Rest of the day free for leisure activites. Overnight at hotel.


Day 05: Jaipur
After an early breakfast at hotel, visit the majestic Amber Fort and Palace, originally constructed by Raja Mansingh and one of the finest examples of Rajput architecture. Enjoy the unique experience of an ascent on the back of a brightly caparisoned elephant, up to the Fort.

Later in the afternoon visit the city's Palace Complex holds several museums that contain impressive collections of miniature paintings, costumes, and armor. Sheesh Mahal built in the 17th century in a fusion style of Hindu and Islamic art. Also see the hall of public audiences and Maharaja Man Singh's Palace who had twelve queens. Later see the Jantar Mantar Observatory, a sanctuary of the astronomer king, Maharaja Jai Singh II. Nearby, the intriguing Palace of the Wind, the Hawa Mahal, was built in 1799 to allow ladies from the royal family to view the city and bazaar below in privacy. Jal Mahal - Five story palace built in 1799, is noted for its intricate beauty and architecture. Situated amidst the picturesque Mansagar Lake, the palace has the Nahargarh hills forming its backdrop.

Evening free to explore the local markets. Overnight at hotel.

Day 06: Jaipur - Jodhpur(324 kms ) -
After breakfast at hotel drive to Jodhpur.

Jodhpur - Set at the edge of the THAR Desert, the imperial city of Jodhpur echoes with tales of antiquity in the emptiness of the desert. Once the capital of the Marwar state, it was founded in 1459 AD by Rao Jodha-chief of the RATHORE clan of Rajputs who claimed to be descendants of Lama Rama - the epic hero of the RAMAYANA. The massive 15th century AD Mehrangarh Fort looms on the top of a rocky hill, soaring 125 Mts. Above the plains. The city is encompassed by a high wall -10 km long with 8 gates and innumerable bastions.

On arrival excursion to discover the hidden beauty of the Osian (desert) Osian - Adorned with the clang of temple bells, Osian (Osian), an oasis in the Thar Desert and an ancient town in the Jodhpur district, is the gateway to Thar Desert and connected to the renowned Reggies Camel Camps. This age old town attracts nature loving tourists who like to explore the rural charisma and rural lifestyle of India. This town houses numerous ancient Jain and Hindu temples, some temples dating back to 8th to 11th centuries. On arrival visit famous temples and enjoy camel ride to see sunset. Later return back to hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 07: Jodhpur - Ranakpur - Udaipur (266kms )
After breakfast at hotel visit Mehrangarh Fort & Jaswant Thada. Mehrangarh Fort - Museum, one of the largest in India, unsurpassed in beauty and grandeur - and a perfect example of desert variant of Rajput architecture also visit Jaswant Thada.  Also visit Mandore gardens the then capital of Marwar to view some of the fabulous cenotaphs and the hall of local heroes of the wars, Umaid Bhawan Palace - the present residence of the king.

Later drive to visit Ranakpur Jain temples. Ranakpur Temple is a beautiful structure carved in stone. This magnum opus of architecture possesses around 1400 intricately carved pillars. Ranakpur Temples are acclaimed world-wide for their intricate and superb architectural style. These temples form one of the five major pilgrimages of the Jains.

Later continue drive to Udaipur. Udaipur - One of the most romantic cities in Rajasthan, Udaipur is also known as the city of lakes and the City of Dawn. On arrival, check in at hotel. Rest of the day free for leisure activities. Overnight at hotel.

Day 08: Udaipur
After breakfast at hotel, visit City Palace. City Palace - Udaipur's fascinating City Palace is the largest royal complex in Rajasthan, See the Peacock Square and the miniature painting school inside the palace premises. Udaipur has the prestige of housing the best miniature art schools in the country under the royal patronage of the king of Udaipur. Sahelion Ki Bari - The "garden of the maids of honour", Sahelion-ki-Bari was designed and laid out early in the eighteenth century as a retreat for ladies of the royal household to spend their time in leisure. Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandir - Is home to an attractive collection of folk dresses, puppets, ornaments, folk musical instruments and paintings. The museum is the best place for those interested in puppetry. Bagore ki Haveli - There is a very congenial old building built right on the waterfront of Lake Pichola. 

In the evening one can enjoy a lake cruise at their own, on the placid waters of Lake Pichola by sunset and visit the island palace Jagmandir - according to legends the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan lived and got inspired to build the Taj Mahal. Rest of the day free to explore local markets. While passing through the markets of Udaipur, you would trace many articles that can make part of your wardrobe and lifestyle too. These markets present an assortment of items covering handicrafts, pottery, jewelry, wooden toys, antique items and paintings. Udaipur is particularly famous for its miniature paintings inspired by style of Rajputs & Mughals. Rest of the day free for leisure activities. Overnight at hotel

Day 09: Udaipur - Chittorgarh (113kms ) - Pushkar (191kms )
After an early breakfast at hotel drive to Chittorgarh Fort. Chittorgarh Fort - is truly an embodiment of chivalry and pride of the Rajputs. The fort has a long story of romance, courage, determination and sacrifice. A glimpse of the fort still makes one to think the glory of the Rajputs who once lived here. The imposing Fort boasts of well-designed palaces, magnificent cenotaphs and huge towers. The Fort of Chittorgarh has a colossal structure that is secured by its several strong gateways. Vijay Stambh - (Tower of Victory) Chittorgarh, Rajasthan, India is the key among the tourist attractions in Chittorgarh. Built by Rana Kumbha in 1440 AD to celebrate his victory over Mahmud Khilji of Malwa, the tower is a must on your Chittorgarh tour.

Later drive to Pushkar. Pushkar - A very small town, seemingly just about bigger than the lake it adjoins, Pushkar attracts Hindu devotees and Hindu dilettantes in large numbers.   Every November, the sleepy little township of Pushkar comes alive with a riot of colors and a frenzied burst of activity while Pushkar Fair world's largest camel fair. But it is much more than that it is an occasion for villagers from far and near to gather together and enjoy a welcome break from their harsh life of the arid desert. On arrival, check in hotel. Rest of the day free for leisure activities. Overnight at hotel.

Day 10: Pushkar - Delhi (380kms ) Departure
After breakfast at hotel visit Brahma Temple - The only temple in the world that is dedicated to Lord Brahma. Pushkar happens to be the holiest places according to the Hindus as it is considered that Lord Brahma (the Creator) and his wife Saraswati (the godess of learning and music) performed a ritual in the lake and Pushkar Lake.

Later drive to Delhi. On arrival transfer to airport to board on flight for onward destinations with the happy memory of our country.

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