Duration: 14 Nights and 15 Days
Places Covered : Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Bikaner - Gajner - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Udaipur - Pushkar - Sariska
Day 01: Abroad - Delhi
Arrive at Delhi International airport. On arrival in Delhi, you will be met by our representative and transferred to the hotel. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 02: Delhi
Enjoy a morning tour of Old Delhi, where you can visit the ancient monument of Red Fort and crowded bazaars of Chandni Chowk, one of the most popular places to shop at. Later you can visit Jama Masjid, the greatest mosque in India and the Raj Ghat.
A tour to New Delhi where you can visit the Qutab Minar and the colorful Birla Mandir.Besides this; a drive along Rajpath would let you see sights as the Parliament, President's Palace, and India Gate. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 03: Delhi - Agra
Morning drive to Agra situated at a distance of about 203 kms. Upon arrival in Agra - check into the hotel.
Visit the Taj Mahal, which forms the most famous Mughal monument, constructed by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. It has been described as the most extravagant monument ever built for love. The central structure has four small domes surrounding the huge, central dome. Above the tombs of Mumtaz Mahal and Shah Jahan are false tombs, a common practice in Indian mausoleums. Stay overnight at the hotel. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 04: Agra - Jaipur
Morning visit the Red Fort, which lies on the bend of the river Yamuna, almost in the heart of the town. Akbar as his citadel built it over the years 1563-73 in the finest architectural style. It has imposing gates and walls of red sandstone and a moat.
Thereafter drive to Jaipur, situated at a distance of about 221 kms, en route visit Fatehpur Sikri, the deserted, red sandstone city that was built by Emperor Akbar as his capital and palace in the 16th century. Also visit the Bulund Darwaza the largest gateway in the world. Continue drive to Jaipur. Upon arrival in Jaipur - check into the hotel.
Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 05: Jaipur
Take a tour of the Pink City of Jaipur, spectacularly set within surrounding rugged hills, dotted with ancient ruined fortresses. On your Rajasthan tour you can visit the imposing City Palace. Here you can find many antiques and artifacts belonging to the ruling family, including a collection of weaponry. Also visit the Hawa Mahal "Palace of the Winds", and the open-air Jantar Mantar Observatory to see the vast astronomical instruments.
Short tour of the impressive Amber Fort, situated on a ridge just outside Jaipur City. Here you can enjoy a ride on the caparisoned elephant. The construction of the Fort was completed in the early 18th century and offers a fascinating insight into the lifestyle of the Rajput ruling families. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 06: Bikaner - Gajner
Morning drive to Gajner, situated at a distance of about 255 km, en route visit Bikaner. Rao Bikaji, a descendant of the founder of Jodhpur, Jodhaji, founded this desert town in the north of the state in 1488. Here you can visit the Junagarh Fort constructed between 1588 and 1593 by Raja Jai Singh, a general in the Mughal Emperor Akbar's army.
Continue drive to Gajner and check-in at the hotel. Visit the Gajner Palace built on the embankment of a lake by His Late Highness Maharaja Ganga Singhji of Bikaner. This palace with its beautiful lake and surrounded wooded areas becomes the home of different species of migratory birds, in winters. Endangered Antelopes like Black Bucks, Nilgais, Chinkaras and other animals like the Wild Boar roam freely in this area, which is now a nature reserve. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 07: Gajner - Jaisalmer
Morning drive to Jaisalmer, situated at a distance of about 280 km. Upon arrival, check-in at hotel. Late afternoon visit the sand dunes and a camel ride to view the sunset, as the sky is set on fire and Rajasthani folk musicians play haunting tunes. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 08: Jaisalmer
Morning tour to city's magnificent havelis each richly decorated and carved from golden yellow sandstone. Visit the Patwon-ki-haveli, largest and most elaborate of the famous havelis of Jaisalmer. The Nathmalji-ki-haveli, the last of the great havelis built in the late 19th century. End the morning with a visit to Gadisar Lake - the large natural oasis that attracted Rawal Jaisal to this site.
In the late afternoon visit the Royal Cenotaphs of the Rawals in Barra bagh where the rulers were cremated. This is also the best place from which to watch the spectacular desert sunset, and photograph the fort. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 09: Jaisalmer - Jodhpur
Morning drive to Jodhpur. Upon arrival, check-in at hotel.
Afternoon city tour of Jodhpur one of the largest cities in Rajasthan, stands at the edge of the Thar Desert. Rao Jodha, the chief of the Rajput clan of Rathore, founded it. On this tour visit the famous Mehrangarh Fort - one of the most impressive and formidable forts in the whole of fort-studded Rajasthan. Also visit Jaswant Thada - the Royal Cenotaph.
Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 10: Jodhpur
In the morning proceed towards Jodhpur, situated at a distance of about 290 kms. Upon arrival in Jodhpur, check into the hotel.
Take a morning city tour of Jodhpur, where you will visit the Mehrangarh Fort. It is situated on a high natural rock from where you can look down on the wonderful panorama of the bustling city below. Also visit Jaswant Thada, which is an incredible illustration of Rajputana architecture. It is a Royal Cenotaph that was constructed by Maharaja Sardar Singh. Make your visit a more memorable one by taking pleasure of Umaid Bhawan Palace, a beautiful concoction of Edwardian and Rajputana architectural modes.
Day 11: Udaipur
Moving on further on the Rajasthan Forts and Palaces tour we reach, the most romantic city of Rajasthan. The city of Udaipur situated at a distance of about 260 km. En route visit the Ranakpur Jain temples. These temples are the most magnificent 15th century Jain temples, situated in the deep secluded valley of the Aravalli Hills. Though over 500 years old, the temples here are superbly preserved in a near-perfect condition. In the center is the main "Chaumukha temple" dedicated to Adinath. Includes visit to two more Jain temples and the Temple of the Sun God with its erotic sculptures. Thereafter continue drive to Udaipur and check-in at the hotel. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 12: Udaipur
Morning City tour of Udaipur, the city of the most popular Lake Palace. Begin by visiting the City Palace and wandering through its beautiful rooms and apartments, then continue on to the Garden of Maidens "Sahelion-ki-bari" and the Folk Art Museum, to view the interesting collection of puppets & paintings.
Late afternoon enjoy a boat cruise on the placid waters of Lake Pichola. From the lake you have a wonderful view of the City Palace stretching along the east bank, while the south bank has pleasant gardens running down to the waterside.
Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 13: Udaipur- Sariska
Morning drive to Sariska, situated at a distance of about 220 kms. Upon arrival, check-in at hotel.
Sariska is set among valleys, hills and deep forests that change color with the seasons. Here you can visit the Sariska Palace, built by Maharaja Jai Singh of Alwar, as his royal hunting lodge. The Palace has now been converted into a heritage hotel and is located right inside the Tiger Reserve.
Enjoy an afternoon jeep drive to the Sariska wildlife sanctuary. It is home to an exotic variety of wild animals and beautiful birds. Here, herds of golden deer dart and the big wild cat, the tiger. Afternoon take an exciting jeep drive to the Sariska sanctuary to view tigers and other species of wildlife. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 14: Sariska - Delhi
Late morning drive to Delhi. Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Enjoy shopping and sightseeing in Delhi.
Day 15: Delhi
Transfer to the international airport to catch a flight for onward destination.