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Land of Maharaja's

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  • Destinations Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Udaipur - Jodhpur - Jaisalmer - Bikaner - Mandawa - Pushkar
  • Trip Duration 14 Days - 13 Nights

Overview

“The Ship of the Desert”will take you to the Dunes of Thar 14 Days – 13 Nights Delhi – Agra – Jaipur – Pushkar – Udaipur – Jodhpur – Jaisalmer – Bikaner – Mandawa – Delhi

Itinerary

Day 1: Delhi

Ahead landing by Jaipur Airport,  you'll be welcomed with our visit delegates. They'll take you to your accommodation. Check in at the hotel.

Your important travel documents and a review of the tour will  be given. After comfortable check in at the hotel, make the most of your opportunity for the sake of entertainment exercises. Unwind in the inn and appreciate Indian climate.

DELHI - The National Capital of India is one of the most historical cities in the world. In AD 1639, the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan built a walled city named Shahjahanabad which served as the capital of the Mughal Empire from 1649 till 1857. Shahjahanabad is known as Old Delhi.

Later the British architect Sir Edwin Lutyens built a new city during the 1920s called New Delhi or Lutyens Delhi.

Day 2 :Delhi Sightseeing

We will begin the touring  with Raj Ghat; the resting place of Mahatma Gandhi, the father of the country. Then we’ll be taken to Jama Masjid; worked by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. It is one of the biggest and best known mosques in India. Upnext will be a snappy visit to Chandni Chowk Market; Asia's biggest wholesale market and Red Fort; a wonderful red sandstone fort worked by the Mughals.

By evening visit the Qutub Minar, a symbol of Muslim mastery of Delhi worked by Qutub-ud-clamor Aibak. In evening we'll have a snappy drive to India Gate; the remembrance built out of appreciation for Indian warriors who lost their lives during Afghan war and World War I, their names are recorded on the walls.

Next landmark is Sansad Bhavan; the Parliament of India is a round building planned by Sir Edwin Lutyens and Sir Herbert Baker in 1912– 1913. Rashtrapati Bhavan; the President's House exhibits a blend of European and Mughal/Indian styles.

Optional Activities –

Ø Rickshaw Ride in Chandni Chowk Market during sightseeing tour

Ø Sound & light Show at Red Fort (Close on every Monday)

Ø Visit to Dilli Haat; an open aircraft bazaar cum food plaza

Ø Other Attractions – Humayun’s Tomb, Lotus Temple, Akshardham Temple, Laxmi Narayan Temple, Lodhi Garden, Gurudwara Bangla sahib, National Museum.

Day 3: Agra

AGRA –  Located at the bank of River Yamuna was referred to then as Akbarabād amid Mughal Empire and remained the capital of the Mughal Empire under the Emperors till 1689.

Agra Sightseeing –

Keep on Agra visiting to Taj Mahal; one of the new Seven Wonders of the World. Shah Jahan built this dazzling point of interest in the memory of his dearest Mumtaz Mahal. It took 22 years and 20,000 workers to complete this superbly symmetrical place. Later visit to Agra Fort; generally called the Red Fort is a world heritage site recorded by UNESCO. The red sandstone fortress was changed over to a Palace in the midst of Shāh Jahān's shot, and adjusted broadly with marble and pietra dura enliven. Following visit to I'timād-Ud-Daulah's Tomb; arranged on the left bank of the Yamuna waterway, the sepulcher is set in an extensive cruciform garden, overwhelmed by water courses and walkways.

Optional Activities –

Ø Mohabbat The Taj Show at Kalakriti

Ø Tonga Ride at Taj Mahal

Ø Shopping – Fine Quality Marble, Textile, Handloom & Handicrafts

Ø Other Attractions – Akbar’s Tomb (Sikandra, Mughal Heritage Walk

Day 4 : Fatehpur Sikri

Fatehpur Sikri Sightseeing–

Here we will visit to Buland Darwaza; 55 metre high gate was added some five years later after the completion of the mosque ca. 1576-1577. We will also visit Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chishti, Diwan-i-Aam, Diwan-i-Khas.

Further continue drive to Agra. Upon arrival, check-in to the accommodation and rest of the day free at leisure for own activities or relax in the hotel.

Day 5 : Jaipur

 

JAIPUR –  The city of Jaipur or the Pink City as it is called was founded by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II on 18th November 1727. It is believed to be the first planned city of India. Since it was painted Pink all over in honor of Prince Albert of British Royalty, it gets the name of the pink city.

Breakfast in the hotel

In early morning we will begin with Amber City Fort; the capital of Kachwaha for around six hundred years before the city of Jaipur was founded. Enjoy your visit with a royal experience of Elephant ride. In the Fort complex enjoy Sheesh Mahal, Diwan-e-Aam and Diwan-e-Khas.

After our visit to Amber Fort, we’ll drive back to the Pink City. En-route a short photo-shoot in-front the Jal Mahal, a small palace set in the middle of Man Sagar Lake.

Next stop in the pink city be City Palace, standing proud, occupying almost a seventh of the city. The Palace is in the heart of the city. In the City Palace, visit Mubarak Mahal, Clock Tower and City Palace Museum.

Afterwards we’ll head towards the enormous sundial, the Jantar Mantar Observatory, built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh in 18th century. The sundial still shows the accurate time and constellation movements.

Up next will be Hawa Mahal, ‘Palace of Winds’ a semi-octagonal five storeyed  building with 152 windows. It was built in 1799 AD by Maharaja Pratap Singh so that the royal ladies could enjoy processions and other royal activities on the street.

Optional Activities –

Ø Visit to Chokhi Dhani Village (an ethnic village)

Ø Shopping – Jewellery, Textiles, Handloom & Handicrafts

Ø Other attractions – Birla Temple, Jaigarh Fort, Nahargarh Fort, Albert Hall

Day 6 : Pushkar

Drive from Pushkar to Jaipur.

After breakfast checkout from the accommodation and drive to Pushkar.

 

 

PUSHKAR – Folklores say the Pushkar lake emerged at the spot where Lord Brahma dropped a Lotus flower. A beautiful temple stands along the banks of lake. Nag Pahaad or the snake mountain forms a natural boundary between Ajmer and Pushkar.   Colorful cattle fair in October-November month attract visitors from around the globe.

Pushkar Sightseeing

Start your journey in Pushkar and visit Savitri Temple. Proceed to a guided tour in Pushkar visiting the temple dedicated to Goddess Savitri, the first wife of Lord Brahma, the Savitri Temple. Also visit to the Man Mahal; built by Maharaja Man Singh I of Amber is now converted into a hotel. Later visit to lone temple dedicated to Lord Brahma in India, the Lord Brahma’s Temple.

Other Activities –

Ø Cattle Fair of Pushkar (October-November)

Ø Shopping – Handicraft and local souvenirs

Ø Other attractions – Dargah Khwaja Sahib, Adhai Din Ka Jhopda, Ana Sagar, Taragarh For

Day 7 : Chittorgarh

Pushkar – Udaipur via Chittorgarh (325 kms drive)

Check-out from the hotel and drive to Udaipur. En-route visit to Chittorgarh.

Chittorgarh Sightseeing

Chittorgarh Sightseeing

Chittorgarh-A previous capital of the Sisodia Dynasty of Mewar. The city of Chittaurgarh is situated on the banks of stream Gambhiri and Berach. Chittorgarh is home to the Chittorgarh Fort, the biggest fort in India. The post of Chittor was under attack thrice and each time they battled courageously.

After going by Chittorgarh Fort; continue for Devigarh; an astonishing heritage hotel housed in an eighteenth century royal residence in the town of Delwara. It was the royal residence of the leaders of Delwara realm, from the mod of the eighteenth century until the mid-twentieth century.

 

 

Day 8 : Udaipur

 

 

After a leisurely breakfast, we will leave for a guided tour of the city visiting City Palace; a beautiful white structure building is the largest palace complex of Rajasthan state. The Palace is surrounded by crenellated walls towering over the lake. Later we will visit Saheliyon ki Bari, the Garden of Maids bordering the embankment of the Fateh Sagar Lake. Next we will visit to the Jagdish Temple, dedicated to Lords Vishnu the temple was built by Maharaja Jagat Singh I in 1651 AD.

In the evening, enjoy the relaxing boat ride on Lake Pichola, the beautiful lake amidst the hills, palaces, temples, bathing ghats, and embankments has two island palaces Jag Niwas and Jag Mandir.

Optional Activities –

Ø Sound & Light show at City Palace

Ø Shopping – Paintings, Handloom and Jewellery

Ø Other attractions – Jag Mandir, Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandal, Bagore ki Haveli, Pratap Memorial, Sajjan Garh, Shilpgram, Eklingji Temple, Nagla, Haldihghati, Nathdwara, Jaisamand

Day 9 : Ranakpur

Drive to Jodhpur via Ranakpur

 

 

Breakfast in the hotel. Check-out from the hotel and drive to Jodhpur. En-route visit to Ranakpur Jain Temples.

RANAKPUR – One of the five holy centers of the Jain community, Ranakpur Temple is built in 15th century. Spread over 48000 sq ft, the temple is an outstanding creation with 29 halls and 1444 pillars all distinctly carved.

Further continue to Jodhpur. Upon arrival check-in to the hotel and rest of the day free at leisure for own activities.

Day 10 : Jodhpur

JODHPUR – The home of Rathores, Rao Jodha established Jodhpur in 1459AD. The city is at the foot of a hillock guarded by the eight entryways looking in different ways.

Jodhpur Sightseeing

Continue for a guided visit to Jodhpur city going to the soaring 125 mt over the fields The Mehrangarh Fort. The fort has four entryways drawing closer by a winding street. Inside the fort there are couple of grand royal residence named Moti Mahal, Phool Mahal, Sheesh Mahal, Sileh Mahal and Daulat Khana. Later we will visit to Jaswant Thada; a regal cenotaph in white marble worked in 1899 AD in the memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II.

Optional Activities –

Ø Shopping – Handicrafts, White metal Curios, Silverware, Quilts, Tie & Dye fabrics, Leather goods, Paintings

Ø Other attractions – Umaid Bhawan Palace, Girdikot & Sardar Market, Government Museum, Balsamand Lake

 

 

Day 11: Jaisalmer

 

 

Jaisalmer – Hardly some other city can stand the grandness of this Museum City. Established by Rao Jaisal in 1156 AD the city is situated in the core of Thar Desert. At the point when the sun sets each night, Jaisalmer is changed into an enchantment kingdom – the Sonar Kila.

Sightseeing

After breakfast , continue for a guided visit in Jaisalmer going to The Fort, that houses the whole township inside it. The Golden toned fort is a sentinel to the somber desertscape from its 80 meter high roost on the hill. With the Fort, there are some lovely Havelis, Jain Temples, and five interconnected royal residences.

Later we will visit Patwon-ki Haveli, the most detailed and glorious of all the Jaisalmer Havelis. After the visit invest some energy at Manak Chowk and Havelis, a shopaholic's destination to get some  souvenirs.

In Evening, we will leave for an outing to Sand Dunes to appreciate the delightful nightfall and camel ride in the Thar Desert.

Optional Activities –

Ø Folk Dance & Dinner at Sand Dunes

Ø Shopping – Hand-woven Blankets, Traditional Rugs, Rajasthani Shawls, Silver Jewellery, Embroidered articles

Ø Other attractions – Gadisar Lake, Tazia Tower, Salim Singh ki Haveli, Jain Temples, Nathmalji ki Haveli

Day 12: Bikaner

Jaisalmer – Bikaner (330 kms drive)

Check-out from the hotel and drive to Bikaner. Upon arrival, check-in to the hotel.

BIKANER –  Famous for the best riding camels on the planet, Bikaner was set up in 1488 AD by Rathore ruler Rao Bikaji – child of Rao Jodhaji the founder of Jodhpur. Situated in the north of the desert state, Bikaner is surrounded by sand dunes. The old city of Bikaner remains on a slightly raised ground circled by an embossed wall with five doors to enter. The key location of Bikaner on the old Caravan routes of West and Central Asia made it the prime trade location in by-gone years.

Bikaner Sightseeing

Continue for a guided visit going to Junagarh Fort, built by Raja Rai Singh is encompass by a moat. It houses numerous remarkable castles, structures and temples. Few worth visiting places inside the Fort are Anup Mahal, Ganga Niwas, Durbar Hall, Har Mandir, Gaj Mandir, Sheesh Mahal, Karan Mahal and Chandra Mahal. Later we will visit to Lalgarh Palace; red sandstone palace was built by Maharaja Ganga Singh in the memory of his dad Maharaja Lal Singh.

Next visit to Deshnok Karni Mata Temple, the one of a kind sanctuary where the rats are revered and the shrine is an sanctuary for them.

Optional Activities –

Ø Gangaur Festival (April) and Camel Festival (January), Kalayat Fair (November)

Ø Shopping – Gold & Silver products, Camel and sheep wool carpets and woolen items

Other attractions – Prachina, Ganga Government Museum, Bhandasar Jain Temple, Camel Breeding Center, Gajner

Overnight at Bikaner (Breakfast)

Day 13 : Mandwa

Start out from the accommodation and drive to Mandawa. Upon landing,check in.

MANDAWA, Jhuunjhunu – A bright dream likewise famously called the 'Open-air Art Gallery', Mandawa was established in eighteenth century. This medieval fortr rules the town with a painted passage enhanced with Lord Krishna and his caws.

Guided visit in Mandawa will take you around the different delightfully painted Havelis, The Chokhani Goenka and Ladia havelis and the road with Saraf Havelis are a portion of the breathtaking cases of this district.

Other Activities –

Ø Cycling visit in the town, Jeep Ride to the Village

Ø Shopping – Paintings

Different attractions – Churu, Mukundgarh, Nawalgarh, Fatehpur, Ramgarh, Harsh Nath Temple

Halt at Mandawa (Breakfast)

Day 14:Delhi

Drive to Delhi. The happy tour ends here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Adult (Single) Adult (Twin) Adult (Triple) Child With Bed Child Without Bed Start Date (m/d/y) End Date (m/d/y)
NANANANANA11/06/201712/31/2017

Terms & Conditions

REMARKS – Ø Rates are strictly valid for foreigner nationals only. The given rates are in US Dollars and are subject to change due to any fluctuation in the exchange rate. Ø Validity Period – Valid till 31 March 2018 Ø No rooms are booked as of now. Confirmed availability status will be updated once processing the reservation to the hotel. Similar hotels will be suggested in case of any unavailability of the rooms in the given hotels. Early reservation is requested to avoid any last minute disappointments. Ø Check-in & Checkout timing in the hotel is 12 noon. Early check-in & late check-out is subject to availability.