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Colourful Rajasthan Tour

Duration: 15 Nights / 16 Days
Destinations: Delhi - Mandawa - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Ranakpur - Narlai - Udaipur - Pushkar -Jaipur - Amber - Jaipur -Fatehpur Sikri - Agra - Delhi

Day 01 : Arrive in Delhi

Arrive in Delhi , warm welcome with the flower garlands and transfer to hotel .overnight.

Day 02 : Delhi
Morning tour of historic city of Old Delhi to include the magnificent Red Fort, The Jama masjid , India`s largest mosque , ajghat - memorial of Mahatma Gandhi . Afternoon sightseeing in New Delhi to include Qutab Minar , Birla Mandir, Huyamun`s Tomb, India Gate, Bhai Temple and Government buildings . overnight at hotel.

Day 03 : Delhi - Mandawa

Morning drive to Mandawa , afternoon sightseeing in the Shekhawati region, often called the open air art gallery of Rajasthan . Overnight at hotel.

Day 04 : Mandawa - Bikaner

Morning drive to Bikaner , afternoon city sightseeing . This desert town in the north of the state was founded in 1488 by Roa Bikaji, a descendant of the founder of Jodhpur, Jodhaji. Visit the Junagarh Fort constructed between 1588 and 1593 by Raja Jai Singh, a general in the Moghul Emperor Akbar's army and camel breeding farm .Overnight at Hotel.

Day 05 : Bikaner - Jaisalmer

Morning after breakfast drive to to Jaisalmer , enroute visit desert village .overnight at Hotel.

Day 06 : Jaisalmer

The Rich and beautiful palaces and " Havelis " of Jaisalmer shimmer against the relentless monotony of the Thar desert. Its Rulers were known for their valour , their beautiful havelis and glorious temples. For close to ten centuries Jaisalmer has assumed the air of a virtual art museum . Sightseeing in Jaisalmer include , Sonar Kila , Patwon ki haveli , Salim Singh ki Haveli and Nathmalji Ki Haveli and afternoon excursion to Sam for short camel ride in the sand dunes of thar desert . overnight at Hotel.

Day 07 : Jaisalmer - Jodhpur

Morning drive to Jodhpur, Gateway to the Thar desert , the city is known for its striking Forts, stately palaces and gracious buildings . Sightseeing in Jodhpur includes Mehranghar Fort built by the city`s founder five centuries ago , Jaswant Thada , museum and bazaar etc . overnight at Hotel.

Day 08 : Jodhpur - Ranakpur - Narlai
Morning after breakfast drive to Narlai enroute visit Ranakpur temple complex (open at 1200 hours ). Ranakpur the 15th century Chaumukh Jain temple , one of the most beautiful crafted sculpted temples in India . overnight at Hotel.

Day 09 : Rawla Narlai - Udaipur

Wake up to the sounds of this 17th century village , and take in the spiritual energy from the fresh air descending down from the Shiva temple, stroll through the small bazaar, bustling with activity and bursting with colour, perhaps pausing to see rich handicraft or even design your own silver Tabiz, an ancient lucky charm, for women and man worn around the neck . Later drive to Udaipur . Afternoon sightseeing of Udaipur include , City palace museum , Bharatiya Lok Mandal , Sahelyon Ki bari , Partap memorial . Overnight at Hotel.

Day 10 : Udaipur - Pushkar

Morning after breakfast drive to Pushkar, a quite little town on the edge of a small and beautiful lake in eastern Rajasthan. A city of 500 temple and 52 bathing ghats, Pushkar prides itself of being the site of the only temple of Brahma, the Hindu God of Creation and is therefore believed to be the centre of the creation on the World. The Royal Camp which captures the luxurious nostalgia
of a bygone age of the Maharaja's Safari and Shikar camps, combined with innovative design demonstrating many of the skills and crafts of Marwar. The camp consists of tents, each with verandah, bedroom and bathroom. There is a large dining tent serving the best of Rajasthani cuisine and a large open reception tent with seating areas. Pushkar , is famous for its colourful annual
fair during kartik poornima (full moon) in the November each year. At this time, this otherwise peaceful and gentle village on the banks of holy Pushkar take is thrown into colourful confusion when the desert tribes and camel caravans meet to trade cattle, camels, goat, sheep, clothes, jewellery and spices. Upto 200000 traders and 50000 cattle pour into town, along with numerous festooned camels and colourful pilgrims. After 10 hectic days of livestock dealing, camel racing and colourful festivities, on the night of the full moon (Kartik Purnima), everybody goes for a big holy dip in the lake and performs religious rituals in its waters, to the
accompaniment of temple & folk music. Overnight at Camp.

Day 11 : Pushkar

Full day at the fair. Built as 'an explosion of fun, frolic, games and laughter', the fair provides some wonderful photographic opportunities and is a rare change to see Rajasthani women decked out in all their traditional jewellery, dress and finery. It is worth getting up early to see the camels and tribes rousing themselves in the pink of the dawn desert light. Temple music wafts through the night, as the fires die down and the Rajasthani melodies played on the stringed ek-tara come to a close.

Day 12 : Pushkar - Jaipur
Morning drive to Jaipur , afternoon enjoy a cycle rickshaw ride through the bustling bazaars. Jaipur is renowned for textile block printing, blue pottery, carpet weaving, semi-precious stones . Overnight at hotel.

Day 13 : Jaipur - Amber - Jaipur

Morning excursion to Amber Fort riding on the Elephant back . Afternoon city tour of the famous " Pink City" which reminds of a glorious past and there is so much to see and enjoy here . Sightseeing include City Palace, Hawa Mahal and Jantar Mantar. Overnight at hotel.

Day 14 : Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra

Morning after breakfast drive to Agra enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri . Fatehpur Sikri designed by Akbar as his capital , was lived in for only a very few years . It is beautiful architectural city built of Red sandstone . Evening arrive in Agra. overnight at hotel.

Day 15 : Agra - Delhi

Morning proceed for sightseeing of Agra . Agra is the home of the Taj Mahal and the famous Red Fort. The Moghul Emperor Shah Jehan built the extravagant Taj Mahal as a mausoleum for his most beloved wife and was imprisoned in the Red Fort
overlooking the Taj by his son until death . Both buildings are truly spectacular and the Taj Mahal is now one of the wonders of the World. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 16 : Delhi - Aboard

Morning transfer to airport for your onward flight.

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