Location:- Delhi-Mandawa-Bikaner-Jaisalmer-Jodhpur-Mount Abu-Udaipur-Pushkar-Jaipur-Agra
Duration:- 17 Nights / 18 Days
Grand Rajasthan Tour
Day 01 Arrive Delhi
On arrival at Delhi airport or railway station, our representative will meet you to pick you up and transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day is at your leisure. Stay overnight at the hotel in Delhi.
Day 02 : City Tour of Delhi
This morning after breakfast first you will visit old Delhi. The Raj Ghat, Red fort & Jama Masjid are important places to visit, you may also visit Chandni Chowk, spice market etc. Later on proceed to visit the New Delhi. The Qutub Minar, a tallest stone tower in India, imposing India Gate and the Rastrapathi Bhawan, Laxmi Narayan Temple, Lotus Temple and, newly built Akshardham temple are of much significance. By evening return to your hotel for overnight stay.
Day 03 Delhi to Mandawa
This morning after breakfast you will be transferred by road to Mandawa. Here you can take a walking tour of the old havelies in this region belonging to some of the leading business families of the country; you can also visit the Mandawa Castle. Overnight at hotel.
Day 04 Mandawa to Bikaner
This morning after breakfast drive to Bikaner. This afternoon visit Junagarh Fort, built by Rai Singh between 1588 and 1593, it has a 986-metre-long wall with 37 bastions. You can also visit Deshnok- a small village situated 32 km south from Bikaner city The greatest attraction of Deshnok is the temple of Shri karnimata.
Day 05 Bikaner to Jaisalmer
This morning drive to Jaisalmer. This afternoon excursion to Sand Dunes, enjoy a camel safari and a spectacular sunset in the evening. Return to hotel for stay overnight.
Day 06 Jaisalmer
This morning proceed to city tour of Jaisalmer. Visit Sonar Fort- housing a fourth of city’s residents, Patwon Ki Haveli-one of the most exquisite havelis with a beautifully latticed facade, Salim Singh Ki Haveli- just three centuries old and is still lived in. Its arched roof is held up by well executed brackets in the form of peacocks. Nathmalji Ki Haveli built by two architect brothers is also worth admiring. Overnight at hotel.
Day 07 Jaisalmer to Jodhpur
This morning after breakfast you will be transferred to the Blue City of Jodhpur. Rest of the day is at your leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Day 08 Jodhpur
This morning after breakfast visit the Mehrangarh Fort situated on a low sandstone hill. Within the fort visit Moti- Mahal and Phool Mahal. Also visit Jaswant Thada, an imposing marble cenotaph built in memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh in 1899 and the Umaid Public Gardens. Overnight at hotel.
Day 09 Jodhpur to Mount Abu
This morning after breakfast drive to Mount Abu. Mount Abu is a pilgrimage center for Jains and Hindus, noted for its beautiful Dilwara Jain Temples. This evening visit Nakki Lake, said to have been carved out by the gods with their nails, is a favorite spot for boating. Overnight at hotel.
Day 10 Mount Abu
This morning after breakfast visit Dilwara Temples, the best Jain temples in the country. A Group of Jain temples that originate from the 11th and 13th centuries. There are exquisite carvings in marble and an outstanding example of Jain temple architecture. Achalgrah Fort, a 14th century fort perched on top of a hill and in the midst of picturesque woods, Guru Shikarits the highest point on the mount and commands a bird's eye-view of Abu and the surrounding areas. Proceed further to Sun Set point Southwest of Nakki Lake it offers a commanding view of the mountains. Return to hotel to stay overnight.
Day 11 Mount Abu to Udaipur
This morning after breakfast you will be transferred by road to Udaipur. Afternoon free to take a walking tour on your own through the narrow lanes and back streets of Udaipur up to the Washing Ghats at the lake Pichola. Visit one of the fine downtown restaurants for an optional dinner. Overnight at hotel.
Day 12 : Udaipur Suncity Tour
This morning after breakfast proceed to a city tour of Udaipur. The City Palace and Museum is considered as the largest palace complex in Rajasthan. The Pratap Memorial-it has the bronze statue of Maharana Pratap, the legendary warrior king of Udaipur. Jagdish Temple which was built in 1651 AD. Saheliyon Ki Bari is a small ornamental garden. Late afternoon enjoys a two-hour boat-ride on Lake Pichola visiting many Ghats (banks) of washing, bathing etc and enjoy excellent views of the Lake Palace and City Palace. Overnight at hotel.
Day 13 : Udaipur to Pushkar
This morning after breakfast you will be transferred to the holy city Pushkar. This afternoon you will visit, The Man Mahal, The Brahama Temple-It is the only temple in India dedicated to Lord Brahma. The temple is marked by a red spire and over the entrance gateway, is a beautiful statue of a Hans or goose - the celestial of Lord Brahma. Overnight at hotel.
Day 14 :Pushkar to Jaipur
This morning after breakfast you will drive to the pink city of Jaipur, On arrival check into your hotel and rest of the day is at leisure. Stay overnight at hotel in Jaipur.
Day 15 :Jaipur City Tour
This morning after breakfast visit the Amber fort, built in 16th century, enjoy an elephant ride at Amber. Drive past the Hawa Mahal-a Palace of winds. In the afternoon you will visit the city palace and museum, walk to adjacent Jantar Mantar an astronomical observatory. Rest of the evening is at leisure. Stay overnight at hotel in Jaipur.
Day 16 Jaipur to Agra
This morning after breakfast you will drive to Mughal city Agra and check into your hotel. Enroot you will visit the Fatehpur Sikri, the deserted red sandstone city built by the Mughal Emperor Akbar. Rest of the day is free at your leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Day 17 Agra-Visit to Taj Mahal & Transfer to Delhi
This Morning after breakfast visit the Agra fort, built by the great Emperor Akbar, and the famous Taj Mahal-the symbol of love, built by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. You may also visit Dayal Bagh. By evening you will be transferred back to Delhi. Overnight at hotel.
Day 18 Delhi to Onward Journey
Today you will be transferred to Delhi airport/railway station for your onward journey.