Destinations Covered : Delhi – Mandawa – Bikaner – Jaisalmer – Jodhpur – Udaipur – Delhi
Duration : 08 Nights / 09 Days
Day 01: Arrive Delhi
On arrival in Delhi by your international flight, assistance and transfer to hotel.
Day 02: In Delhi
Morning proceed for a city tour of Old Delhi, constituting of Red Fort built by Emperor Shah Jahan in 1638 AD. Jama Masjid the largest mosque in India also built by Shah Jahan, Raj Ghat and Shanti van-the cremation sites of Mahatma Gandhi and Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru and drives past Chandni Chowk, the main congested shopping hub of Old Delhi. Afternoon enjoy a tour of New Delhi comprising of Qutub Minar, one of the earliest remains of Imperial Delhi (13th century AD ) Humayun’s Tomb-the fine monument believed to be forerunner of Taj Mahal, India Gate, the 42 metre high arch was raised as a memorial to soldiers, drives past Parliament House, President’s House,Secretariat Building, and Laxmi Narayan Temple (Birla Temple).
Day 03: Delhi – Mandawa
After breakfast drive to Mandawa and on arrival check in at hotel. Afternoon visit Havelies at Mandawa to see fresco paintings on the walls and ceiling.
Day 04: Mandawa – Bikaner
After breakfast drive to Bikaner-which is in true desert country, and part of the ancient caravan route that came from west and central Asia. After traversing this part of the Thar desert one arrives at the fortified city of Bikaner. Check into the hotel. Afternoon city tour of -Bikaner city is bolstered by imposing walls and has a 16th century Junagarh fort housing old palaces, temples and a mosque. Founded by Raja Rai Singh, the fort is distinguished by its long range of 37 pavilions, a line of balconies and aerial windows of varying designs. An enormous arched doorway leads to the Joramal Temple.The royal chapel is Har Mandir where royal weddings and births were once celebrated.
Day 05: Bikaner – Jaisalmer
After breakfast drive to Jaisalmer and on arrival, check in at hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.
Day 06: In Jaisalmer
Morning city tour of Jaisalmer which is well known for weaving, embroidery, silver jewellery and its colorful bazaars. The fort has some of the most intricately carved havelis such as the Patwon ki Haveli, Nathmalji ki Haveli and Salim Singh ki Haveli and beautiful Jain temples. In the afternoon take a drive to the sand dunes of Sam and watch the spectacular sun set. One has the option to take a short camel ride.
Day 07: Jaisalmer – Jodhpur
After an early breakfast drive to Jodhpur and on arrival check in at hotel. Afternoon: Enjoy a city tour of Jodhpur. Visit the Mehrangarh Fort, situated on a low sandstone Hill, including Moti-Mahal and Phool Mahal. Also visit Jaswant Thada, an imposing Marble Memorial built in 1899 and the museum located in the Umaid Bhawan Palace.
Day 08: Jodhpur – Udaipur
An early start from Jodhpur takes you to Udaipur the enchanting city of dawn and the lake side capital of Mewar. Enroute visit Ranakpur Jain temples which are well preserved and in near perfect condition. The most distinctive feature of the shrine dedicated to Adinath are the 29 halls of the temple which contain 1444 pillars of which no two are exactly alike. After lunch at Maharani Orchard, continue drive to Udaipur. Arrive Udaipur and Check into the hotel.
Day 09: In Udaipur
Morning: City tour of Udaipur including City Palace, Saheliyon ki Bari – Garden of the maids of honour, Jagdish Temple and museum of folkart.In the afternoon enjoy a boat ride on the Lake Pichola.
Day 10:Udaipur – Delhi – Depart
In time transfer to airport to connect flight to Delhi. On arrival in Delhi, transfer to airport in time to connect onward flight