Desert Safari in Rajasthan
13 nights / 14 days
Destinations Covered: Delhi - Mandawa - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Udaipur - Pushkar - Jaipur - Agra
Day 01 : Delhi
On arrival at Delhi international airport, welcome and transfer to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 02 : Delhi
After breakfast leave for full Day city tour visiting Qutub Minar, India gate (war memorial), Lakshminarayan Temple - modern Hindu temple, drive past President's House, Parliament House & Secretariat Building. Afternoon sight-seeing of Old Delhi visit Rajghat & Shanti Vana (the cremation sites of Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru), Jama Masjid and drive past Red fort and Chandni Chowk. Overnight in hotel.
Day 03 : Delhi / Mandawa
After early breakfast leave for Mukundgarh (268 Kms / 6 - 7 hrs drive approx). Arrive and check-in hotel. After lunch visit the painted havelis in this region covering Nawalgarh, Mandawa, Dundlod and Fatehpur. Overnight in hotel.
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Day 04 : Mandawa / Bikaner
After breakfast leave for Bikaner (164 Kms / 4 Hrs approx). On arrival check-in hotel. Later sight-seeing of Bikaner includes Karni Mata Temple, Junagarh Fort and city. Overnight in hotel.
Day 05 : Bikaner / Jaisalmer
After early breakfast leave through the Thar Desert for Jaisalmer (330 Kms / 7 - 8 hrs approx), en-route visit Pokharan. On arrival check-in hotel. Evening free at leisure. Overnight in hotel.
Day 06 : Jaisalmer
After breakfast sight-seeing of Jaisalmer - throbbing in the heart of the thar the burnished sandstone, is an intricately moulded wonderland. a half Day sight-seeing tour to visit this city of gilded magic. as the sun sets, the sky goes up in flames and night decends softly, creating a new monument every evening. people still live in these ancient buildings dating from 12 to 15th century. Every house has exquisite carvings and filigreed work all over. Afternoon free at leisure. Overnight in hotel.
Day 07 : Jaisalmer / Jodhpur
After breakfast drive to Jodhpur (308 kms / 7 hrs approx) On arrival check-in hotel Afternoon half Day city tour visiting the Mehrangarh Fort, situated on a low sandstone hill, including Moti Mahal and Phool Mahal. Visit Jaswant Thada an imposing marble memorial built in 1899 and the Museum located in the Umaid public gardens. Overnight in hotel.
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Day 08 : Jodhpur / Udaipur
After breakfast drive to Udaipur via Ranakpur (259 kms / 7 hrs approx). Evening boat ride on lake Pichola. Overnight in hotel.
Day 09 : Udaipur
Morning visit the City Palace, Jagdish Temple, drive around Sahelion ki Bari (queen's resort for her friends), Fateh sagar Lake and Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir (Folk Art Museum). Evening free at leisure. Overnight in hotel.
Day 10 : Udaipur / Pushkar
After breakfast drive to Pushkar (274 kms / 7 hrs approx). On arrival check-in hotel. Afternoon visit the various temples and the sacred Pushkar Lake Pushkar Fair is world famous & normally is during the months of October or November. The only Temple of Lord Brahma, "The Creator of universe as per Hindu Mythology" in the world exists in this small town. Overnight in hotel.
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Day 11 : Pushkar / Jaipur
After breakfast drive to Jaipur (131 kms / 3 hrs approx). On arrival check-in Hotel. Afternoon proceed for half Day tour of Jaipur city the capital city of the state of Rajasthan popularly known as "Pink City". The buildings in the old walled city are constructed in pink-colored sandstone. Overnight in hotel.
Day 12 : Jaipur
After breakfast leave for excursion to Amber Fort, enjoy elephant ride up the hill on which the fort is situated. Afternoon free at leisure. Overnight in hotel.
Day 13 : Jaipur - Agra
After breakfast drive to Agra en-route visiting Fatehpur Sikri built by emperor Akbar in 1569 and later abandoned due to scarcity of water. On arrival in Agra check-in hotel. Afternoon visit the world famous Taj Mahal, Agra fort & Tomb of Itmad - ud- daula. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 14 : Agra / Delhi / Onward Destination
After leisurely breakfast leave for Delhi. Afternoon free at leisure for last minute shopping, etc. Evening drop at international airport for flight to onward destination.