Rajasthan In Depth - 14 Days / 13 Nights
Day 1 Arrive Delhi
After completing immigration and custom formalities you will be met by our representative
Day 2 Delhi
This morning visit Old Delhi, which is a striking contrast to New Delhi. Here are very narrow streets with unregulated traffic of all kinds (where might is always right). The Red Fort, built when the Mughal (Muslim) architecture was at its peak, is surrounded by a 2 km red sandstone wall and houses several splendid buildings.
Day 3 Agra
Early this morning, we depart for Agra. After our check-in at the hotel, our first visit is to the famous Taj Mahal. Later, we tour the Agra Fort before watching a live Dances of India show. Later we'll see a marble carving demonstration, then stop beside the Yamuna River to watch the sunset over the Taj Mahal. Accommodation at Howard Plaza Hotel (2 nights)
Day 4 Agra
You have the option to re-visit the Taj Mahal early this morning to witness sunrise and see the beautiful monument in a totally different light. Return for breakfast at the hotel and later we tour the exquisite Baby Taj (Itmad-ud-Daulah’s Tomb) and Sikandar’s Tomb. The afternoon is at leisure and tonight we'll enjoy the Taj Mahal love story at Kalakrity Auditorium.
Days 5 & 6 Jaipur
Departing Agra, we stop at the abandoned Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri and at Abhaneri to see a step well. In Geejgarh we have lunch and experience village life where you can take a camel cart or camel ride or a walk through the village before driving on to Jaipur. On the next day's tour we visit the Amber Fort, arriving on elephant back, Jantar Mantar Observatory, the City Palace Museum, and the Palace of Winds. Then take a rickshaw ride through the market. There is also an optional tour to see a demonstration of gem-cutting & polishing. Accommodation at Four Points By Sheraton Hotel, or similar (2 nights)
Day 7 Pushkar
We arrive this morning in Pushkar and take a walking tour, visit the Holy Lake and Brahma Temple to watch a Pooja ceremony. During the annual Pushkar Camel Fair, we visit the fair ground to see many cultural activities, Rajasthani dances, puppet and magic shows, and take camel or camel cart rides. Overnight at Pushkar Palace Hotel, or Superior Tent Camp, or similar
Days 8 & 9 Udaipur
En route to picturesque Udaipur, we visit the famous Eklingi and Nagda Temple complex with its 108 temples. This evening we have a sunset cruise on Lake Pichola. Next day our Udaipur tour includes the City Palace, Jagdish Temple and the old city's market. This afternoon choose an optional tour such as touring the Sajjangarh Fort, a crafts village or take a cooking class. Tonight we have a special Rajastani dinner at Rajbagh. Accommodation at Udai Kothi, or similar (2 nights)
Day 10 Jodhpur
Today we drive to Jodhpur stopping in Ranakpur to visit the magnificent Jain Temples complex and have lunch. Before arriving in Jodhpur we'll stop for a cup of tea with local family in a Bishnoi Village. Accommodation at Park Plaza Hotel, or similar (2 nights)
Day 11 Jodhpur
This morning we tour Jodhpur's massive Meherangarh Fort before visiting Jaswant Thada, an imposing marble memorial and the Museum located in the Umaid Public Gardens. Later we take an auto rickshaw ride through the market to visit Clock Tower.
Day 12 Jaisalmer
Today, we drive into the desert to Jaisalmer and on arrival, walk through a local market and see many magnificent Havelis (merchants' mansions). Accommodation at Gorbandh Palace Hotel, or similar (2 nights)
Day 13 Jaisalmer
After our visit to Gadi Sagar Lake-a man made reservoir, we walk through the extraordinary Golden Fort. Later this afternoon we leave the city and take a camel ride to watch the sun set over the Thar Desert's dunes. Weather permitting we'll have dinner in the desert or back at our hotel.
Day 14 Depart Delhi
We leave Jaisalmer early this morning and drive back to Jodhpur in time to fly back to Delhi for the departure of on your onward flight.
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