Colourful Rajasthan Tour
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
Day 02 : Delhi
Morning tour of historic city of Old Delhi to include the magnificent
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
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
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.