Day 01: Delhi (Arrival)
Around midnight arrival in Delhi. Upon arrival, you will be
met by our representative and transferred to the hotel.
Day 02: Delhi
This morning is at leisure. Afternoon sightseeing in Delhi.
Sightseeing of Delhi includes Rajghat, Jama Masjid, Humayun
Tomb, Qutub Minar, India Gate and drive through Government
Day 03: Delhi - Shekhawati (about 270 kms)
In the morning drive to Shekhawati region. Shekhawati is
situated in the North east region of Rajasthan and is the
homeland of marwaris. Arrival in Shekhawati in the late
Day 04: Shekhawati - Bikaner (about 190 kms)
In the morning you will visit the grand havellis of the
Shekhawati area. After the visit of Shekhawati area you will
proceed to Bikaner. After a short break in Bikaner you will
visit the Junagarh Fort (1571-1611 AD) constructed of red
sandstone and marble with kiosks and balconies embellishing
the structure at intervals.
Day 05: Bikaner - Jaisalmer (about 330 kms)
Today you will drive through the desert and proceed for
Jaisalmer. Jaisalmer is a marvel of beautiful culture and this
city remains one of the most exotic city not only in Rajasthan
but in the whole of India. Arrive in Jaisalmer in the late
Day 06: Jaisalmer
Today you will have sightseeing of the medieval city of
Jaisalmer. You will have a walk through the old city and visit
the Fort and the Jain temple. In the afternoon you will drive
around 40 km away from Jaisalmer to Sam dunes where you will
enjoy the sunset before we drive back to Jaisalmer.
Day 07: Jaisalmer - Osian - Jodhpur (about 290 kms)
Early morning drive to Jodhpur via Osian. The oldest Temple
here was constructed in 1178 AD. After having a break in Osian
you will drive to Jodhpur. Jodhpur is the second largest city
in Rajasthan. Here, you will visit the Mehrangarh Fort
(majestic fort). Mehrangarh Fort was built on a steep hill and
is among the best in India with exquisitely latticed windows
in residential apartments within. You will also visit the
Jaswant Thada, a royal cenotaph built in white marble. After
the sightseeing you will have a walk through the Bazaars of
Day 08: Jodhpur - Ranakpur - Udaipur (about 260 kms)
Today you will drive to Udaipur. Enroute you will visit
Ranakpur. Ranakpur is known for its superbly carved marble
Jain Temples. You will have a break in Ranakpur before
proceeding further for Udaipur. Udaipur is called the romantic
city of Rajasthan.
Day 09: Udaipur
Today you will visit Udaipur, also known as the city of
sunrise. You will start your sightseeing with the visit of
Sahelion-Ki-Bari or Garden of the Maids of Honour. After the
visit of Garden of Maids you will visit a Museum of folk art.
This museum has a rich collection of Folk dresses, ornaments,
puppets, masks, dolls, folk musical instruments and paintings
on display. After a break you will proceed to City palace, the
biggest Palace in India. Today you will also have an
opportunity to visit a traditional painting school and see the
famous miniature paintings done. In the evening you will have
a Boat ride on the lake Pichola.
Day 10: Udaipur - Dungarpur
Today you will drive to Dungarpur. Dungarpur means a “Hill
town” In Dungarpur you can enjoy the overnight stay in a Fort
which has been converted into a Hotel. You have the rest of
the day at leisure and therefore enough time to relax and have
a walk in the Bazaar.
Day 11: Dungarpur - Chittorgarh
After the breakfast you will drive to Chittorgarh. In the noon
you will visit the Chittorgarh Fort, the world famous fort of
Chittorgarh. On the crest of the enormous grey hill, girdled
by massive walls and seven majestic gateways, one stumbles
upon shattered palaces, a "Temple of Mirabai" and the
intricately carved nine storeyed Tower of Fame, built in the
12th Century in honour of Lord Adinath, the first jain
Day 12: Chittorgarh - Pushkar
Today you will leave Chittorgarh and drive to Pushkar. Pushkar
being one of the most religious places for Hindus has the
atmosphere of an ancient religious town. The only temple of
God Brahma is in Pushkar thus making Pushkar an important
pilgrimage city for Hindus. Pushkar has become famous in the
world due to its Pushkar Festival which takes place in the
month of November.
Day 13: Pushkar - Jaipur
Today you will drive to the Pink City Jaipur. This city owes
its name, foundations and careful planning to the great
warrior and astronomer, Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II. Jaipur is
the capital of Rajasthan and famous for its handicrafts and
precious and semiprecious stones.
Day 14: Jaipur
After breakfast you will visit the ancient capital of Amber,
laying 11 km. away from Jaipur. Amber was the ancient capital
of Kachhawaha dynasty for 6 centuries before it was moved to
newly created Jaipur. You will ascend to the Palace Fortress
on the back of an Elephant. Enroute to Amber you will visit
the Hawa Mahal (Palace of the Winds), built in 1799 AD. In the
afternoon you will visit the City palace and Jantar Mantar, a
stone observatory, the largest of Jai Singh's five remarkable
observatories. Afterwards you will have a walk through the
colourful Bazaar of Jaipur. In the evening you will drive
through the new city of Jaipur and visit “Laxmi Narayan Mandir”,
a Hindu temple made out of white marble.
Day 15: Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra
Today you will drive through a series of fields, small towns
and villages in direction of Agra. Enroute you have a stop and
visit Fatehpur Sikri, which was once an imperial capital
frozen in time, constructed by Akbar the Great in the 16th
century. Late evening arrival in Agra. Rest of the day at
Day 16: Agra
today, you will start your sightseeing by a visit to the Agra
Fort, built by three of the greatest Mughal emperors. After
the visit of Agra Fort you will proceed to visit the most
beautiful monument of India, the Taj Mahal, an enduring
monument to love, with a continually fulfilling beauty. After
the visit of Taj Mahal you will have a look at the famous fine
marble inlay work which is still being done in Agra by the
descendants of the families of builders and artists of the Taj
Day 17: Agra - Delhi
In the morning after having breakfast you will drive to Delhi.
Arrival in Delhi in the afternoon. The rest of the day at
Day 18: Delhi - Srinagar (by air)
In the morning drive to the airport for the flight to Srinagar.
In the afternoon arrive at the Srinagar airport. Upon arrival
you will be met by our representative and transferred to the
House Boat on the Dal Lake. Rest of the day free for leisure
to explore the beautiful surroundings in Srinagar.
Day 19: Srinagar
Today you will visit the famous Mughal gardens in Srinagar.
Chashma Shahi, Nishat Bagh and Shalimar Bagh are the three
famous Mughal gardens in Kashmir. Chashma Shahi means the
Royal Spring and is dedicated to the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan.
The spring waters are believed to have curative properties.
After visiting the Chashma Shahi you will visit the Nishat
Bagh and Shalimar Bagh.
Day 20: Srinagar - Sonamarg - Srinagar
In the morning you will drive to Sonamarg. Sonamarg is
situated on the Srinagar - Leh Highway, about 85 km from
Srinagar. Sonamarg, a small but uniquely beautiful hill
resort, is located on the Ladakh road. Sonamarg means the
golden meadow. It derives its name from the golden colour of
its massed spring flowers. The main attraction in Sonamarg are
the Bisansar Lake and Krishnasar Lake. These two beautiful
lakes adds to the beauty of Sonamarg. The Krishnasar Lake is
famous for the Trout fishing. After visiting these two
beautiful lakes in Sonamarg we drive back to Srinagar.
Day 21: Srinagar - Pahalgam
In the morning after breakfast drive to Pahalgam. On the way
you will pass through pine forest and also visit the saffron
fields. Pahalgam is the popular hill resort of the Kashmir
valley. It is from Pahalgam that the pilgrims often take a
Amarnath Yatra. Arrive in Pahalgam by the afternoon.
Day 22: Pahalgam
Today in Pahalgam you can have a walk to Baisaren, which is
about 2 km from Pahalgam. This walk to a small village, set in
pine and fir forest will be pleasing. This place offers some
good views of the surroundings. If you want then you can also
go for further 11 km trekking to Tulian Lake (3353 m). This
lake is covered with ice for most of the year. Rest of the day
Day 23: Pahalgam - Srinagar - Delhi (by air)
In the morning after having breakfast drive to Srinagar
airport for the flight to Delhi. Upon arrival you will be
transferred to the hotel in Delhi.
Day 24: Delhi (Departure)
Around midnight flight to home destination.
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