Destinations Covered: Delhi – Mandawa – Bikaner – Jaisalmer – Jodhpur – Kumbhalgarh – Udaipur – Bundi- Ranthambore – Jaipur – Delhi
Tour Package Duration: 13 Nights/ 14 Days
Day 01 Arrival at DelhiYou will be received at Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi and transferred to your hotel, where you will receive a warm traditional welcome complete with garlands and a welcome drink. There will be a typical Indian cuisine at dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 02 Delhi Start your day with a delicious breakfast and then go on a sightseeing tour of Delhi including the mighty Red Fort; the largest mosque of India known as Jama Masjid; memorial of Mahatama Gandhi known as Rajghat; Qutub Minar that was once the highest tower of the world; majestic garden tomb of Humayun; the British-era war memorial and pride of India, India Gate, Rashtrapati Bhawan and its Mughal gardens; Parliament’s House; shopping and exploring the narrow and busy markets of Chandni Chowk; and finally the sound and light show at Red Fort centering on Mughal Empire in the evening. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 02 Mandawa In the morning, drive to Mandawa, an interesting village in the Shekhawati region. Check in at the hotel and visit the famous 18th and 19th century Havelis, famous for their beautiful frescoes and paintings.
Day 03 Bikaner
In the morning, drive to Bikaner that will take about 4 hours. Visit the Camel Breeding Farm there, famous for rearing the best riding camels in the world. You can ride on a camel’s back and can even taste the camel’s milk, know more about how to breed the camels and even know about the demand of camels in the international market. Spend the evening at leisure and overnight stay in the hotel at Bikaner.
Day 04 Bikaner
The sightseeing tour of Bikaner has Junagadh Fort, with 986 m long wall with 37 bastions and 2 gateways and the 16th century Bhand Sagar Jain Temple with its beautiful carvings and pictures of Jain Tirthankars as its highlights. Taste the famous sweets and snacks of Bikaner. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 05 Jaisalmer
Drive to Jaisalmer in the morning that will take about six hours. Spend the evening at leisure or go for shopping in the city market. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel in Jaisalmer.
Day 06 Jaisalmer
Go on a guided sightseeing tour of Jaisalmer. The highlights of the tour are the Jain temples and the museum displaying the robes and artifacts belonging to the royal family inside the Sonar Quila, the beautifully carved Patwon ki haveli, Gadisar Lake, the mesmerizing views of Sam sand dunes at sunset and overnight stay at the tented accommodation in camps.
Day 07 Jodhpur
Leave for Jodhpur after breakfast and enjoy the views of the real desert life such as rural Rajasthani women in their colorful long skirts and long skirts and number of pots balanced on their head and men in colorful turbans tied in different ways to represent their caste and community. In Jodhpur, visit the Mandore gardens and Umaid Bhawan Palace, which is still serving as the private residence of the royal family of Jodhpur. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 08 Kumbhalgarh
Drive to Kumbalgarh for about five hours and check in at the hotel. Visit the Kumbhalgarh Fort that has yet been invincible due to its vicious topography and houses a number of temples, palaces, gardens and water-storage facilities.
In the evening, drive to Ranakpur, where you will check in at the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 09 Ranakpur/Udaipur
Ranakpur has a beautiful marble Jain temple complex that you visit in the morning. The main shrine is dedicated to Adinath and has 1444 columns. The other temples in the premises include the famous Sun Temple. Later, drive to Udaipur and see the local methods of farming and irrigation on the way. Check in at the hotel for overnight stay at Udaipur.
Day 10 Udaipur
Go on a sightseeing tour of Udaipur, the City of Lakes. The highlights will be the City Palace with the famous peacock square, the School of Miniature Paintings and the temples of Nagada and Eklingji in the evening. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 11 Bundi
Drive to Kotah in the morning. Kota, situated on the banks of Chambal River, has a rich historical past with palaces and temples and modern industrial town with chemical and other industries. Visit the Rao Madho Singh Museum, Jagmandir, City Palace and Fort at Kota. Overnight stay at hotel in Bundi
Day 12 Bundi/Ranthambore
Drive to Ranthambhore visiting Bundi enroute. 36 km from Kota, Bundi was once ruled by Hada Chauhans and has some beautiful architectural evidences of Rajput rule such as shrines, carved brackets and pillars in its fort that houses several monuments such as Diwan-e-aam, Hathi Pol and Naubat Khana. Check in at the hotel at Sawai Madhopur near Ranthambore for overnight stay.
Day 13 Ranthambore/Jaipur
Go on a jeep safari in Ranthambhore Wildlife Sanctuary, famous for housing the largest population of tigers in India in their natural habitat, in the morning as an adventure trip. Other wild species that you can spot here are monkeys, langurs, alligators, Sambars and a variety of birds.
In the evening, drive to Jaipur, where you will check in at the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 14 Jaipur
Go on an excursion trip to Amber Fort in the morning, where ou will also enjoy the royal elephant ride.