Duration: 14 Nights and 15 Days
Places Covered : Delhi - Jaipur - Jodhpur - Manvar - Jaisalmer - Gajner - Ranthambore - Bharatpur - Agra.
Day 01: Arrive Delhi
Upon arrival in Delhi, you will be met by our representative and transferred to 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. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 03: Delhi - Jaipur
Next morning leave for Jaipur, which is 258 kms from Delhi. Arrive and check in at the hotel. Then move for an afternoon tour of the Pink City of Jaipur. The city is spectacularly set among surrounding rugged hills, dotted with ancient ruined fortresses with the imposing City Palace. Many antiques and artifacts belonging to the ruling family are housed here, including a collection of weaponry. You will also visit the Hawa Mahal and the open-air Jantar Mantar Observatory to see the vast astronomical instruments.
Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 04: Jaipur
Morning tour of the impressive Amber Fort situated on a ridge just outside Jaipur City. Visit this magnificent Amber Fort while on tour to Jaipur, the fort was completed in the early 18th century, its construction took over 100 years and offers a fascinating insight into the regal Rajput lifestyle. Afternoon at leisure. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 05: Jaipur - 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, the Royal Cenotaph.
Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 06: Jodhpur - Manvar
Drive for Manvar in the morning. It is situated at a distance of about 70 kms. Upon arrival, check-in at hotel. The resort at Manvar, is located right in the heart of the Great Indian Thar Desert. It is an unprecedented tourist destination offering a rare opportunity to enjoy Rajasthan's desert life, culture, wildlife and beauty. Built in the style of a traditional desert village, the resort is spread over 5 acres.
Afternoon visit the tribal Bishnoi village. Here you will find herds of deer and glimpses of tribal life. Also see the traditional weaving and pottery making skills. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 07: Manvar - Jaisalmer
Morning drive to Jaisalmer, situated at a distance of about 230 kms. Upon arrival, check-in at the 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 - Gajner
Morning drive to Gajner, situated at a distance of about 280 kms, en route visit Bikaner.City sightseeing tour of Bikaner, Rao Bikaji, a descendant of the founder of Jodhpur, Jodhaji, founded this desert town in the north of the state in 1488. 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 hotel.
Day 10: Gajner - Ranthambore
Visit the Gajner Palace, built on the embankment of a lake by His Late Highness Maharaja Ganga Singhji of Bikaner. During winter, this palace with its beautiful lake and surrounded wooded areas becomes the home of different species of migratory birds, most renowned amongst them being the Imperial Sand Grouse. 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 11: Ranthambore
Morning drive to Ranthambore, situated at a distance of about 260 kms. Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel. Visit the Ranthambore Wildlife Sanctuary, which forms one of the most popular wildlife reserves to be visited on your wildlife tour. This renowned wildlife sanctuary, is spread in an area of 400 sq kms of dry deciduous forest, perfect natural habitat for tigers, and is set in the Aravalli and Vindhya hills, dotted with pavilions and dominated by a hilltop fort. It has a good population of tiger and their prey species, and has been declared a "Project Tiger" reserve. Wildlife includes blue bull, black buck, spotted deer or cheetal, wild boar, a large variety of bird species and, if very lucky, the rarely seen leopard. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 12: Ranthambore
Spend the day game viewing in the sanctuary by canter/jeeps. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 13: Ranthambore - Bharatpur -Agra
Morning transfer to the railway station to board the train to Bharatpur.Visit the bird sanctuary at Bharatpur. You can see numerous migratory birds, which come from as far away as Siberia and Central Asia. Several species of Cranes, Pelicans, Geese, Ducks, Eagles, Hawks, Shanks, Stints, Wagtails, Warblers, Wheatears, Flycatchers, Buntings, Larks and Pipits, etc can be seen here. In the late evening proceed to Agra. Upon arrival in Agra, check into the hotel.
Day 14: Bharatpur - Agra
From Bharatpur we proceed to Agra. On reaching Agra, transfer to the hotel. In the
afternoon visit the famous Taj Mahal, the famous Mughal monument, constructed by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal .The white structured monument is known to be a symbol of love. The central structure has four small domes surrounding the huge, central dome. It becomes a must visit on your cultural tour. Here you can also visit the city of Fatehpur Sikri, the city built in the 16th century by the Mughal Emperor Akbar. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 15: Agra - Delhi
After lunch leave for Delhi, situated at a distance of about 203 kms. Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 16: Delhi
Early morning transfer to the International airport to catch a flight to your onward destination.