Colors of Rajasthan

             

DAY-01:
New Delhi arrival:

Meet and assist with our GRAND INDIA TOURS representative at airport and transfer to pre booked hotel in New Delhi. If you are arriving in Morning New Delhi so can check in at hotel first and there is option available for the city tour or something related tour activity like shopping, etc. or day can be free for you without any transportation for any activity, just stay at hotel.

DAY 02: Delhi - Mandawa. - 265 Kms & 06-07 Hrs.
Morning after early breakfast pick up from the hotel and drive to Mandawa. Upon arrival in Mandawa, check in at the Hotel. Afternoon take a walk to see the beautiful painted havelies and fort houses.

Mandawa Fort: The fort of Mandawa was founded in the 18th century. Thakur Nawal Singh, son of Shardul Singh, founded the fort in vikram samvat 1812 (1755 AD). The fort dominates the town with a painted arched gateway adorned with Lord Krishna and his cows. Built as per a medieval theme, the castle of Mandawa is adorned with beautiful frescoes. Rooms in the palace are decorated with paintings of Lord Krishna, exquisite carvings and amazing mirror work. The palace's Durbar Hall houses a number of antiques and paintings.

Mandawa Havelies: This town has been referred to as the "open art gallery" of Rajasthan because the entire Shekhawati region and not just Mandawa is dotted with fascinating mansions (havelis) that have lavishly painted walls.

Overnight at the hotel.

DAY 03: Mandawa - Bikaner. 250 Kms & 05-06 Hrs.
Morning after early breakfast leave Mandawa and drive to Bikaner. Upon arrival in Bikaner, check in at the hotel. Afternoon sightseeing in Bikaner city, visit Fort & the Camel breading centre.
Overnight stay at hotel.

DAY 04: Bikaner - Jaisalmer. 300 Kms & 06-07 Hrs.
Morning after breakfast leave Bikaner, and drive to Jaisalmer, a fascinating city rising from the heart of the Thar Desert like a golden mirage. On arrival at Jaisalmer, check in to the hotel. Evening free for independent activities.
Overnight stay at the hotel.

DAY 05 - Jaisalmer
Morning after breakfast proceed for the sightseeing of the Jaisalmer city visit Nathmalji-Ki-Haveli and Patwaon ki Haveli, three beautifully sculptured Jain temples built between the 12th and 13th Centuries; and five interconnected palaces. The fort is approached through four gateways - Akhaiya Pol, Ganesh Pol, Suraj Pol and Hawa Pol. Late afternoon drive to Khuri, which is about 45 Kms and upon arrival take camel ride in Desert to view the beautiful sunset. Later drive back to hotel.
Overnight stay in the hotel.

DAY 06: Jaisalmer - Jodhpur. 330 Kms & 06-07 Hrs.
Morning after breakfast leave Jaisalmer & drive to Jodhpur. Jodhpur is called the "Blue City" for the characteristic plea indigo color of its traditional homes, check in at the hotel. Rest of the day is free for independent activities.
Overnight stay at the hotel.

DAY 07- Jodhpur
Morning visit the majestic Mehrangarh Fort, built atop a 400 ft. promontory. Below the fort, visit the Jaswant Thada, a graceful marble cenotaph built 1899 for Mahrajaha Jaswant Singh II, and monuments to other Maharajahs of Jodhpur, After lunch visit Bishnoi Village. Evening free for independent activities.
Overnight stay at the hotel.

DAY 08: Jodhpur - Pushkar. 250 Kms & 05-06 Hrs.
Morning after breakfast at the hotel, check out from the hotel and drive to Pushkar. On arrival in Pushkar,check in at hotel. Afternoon visit the famous Lord Bramha Temple and the holy Pushkar lake. Evening free for independent activities.
Overnight stay at hotel.

DAY 09: Pushkar - Jaipur. 150 Kms & 03-04 Hrs.
Morning free in Pushkar. Later drive to the "Pink city" Jaipur. On arrival in Jaipur, check in at the hotel. Evening free for independent activities.
Overnight stay at hotel.

DAY 10: Jaipur
Morning visit the Amber Fort in the Aravali Hills, which is a super example of Rajput (Medieval Hindu) style architecture. A slow elephant ride (included) takes you to the top of the Fort, which houses several graceful buildings. Afternoon visit the City Palace. In the heart of the old city is the former royal residence built in a blend of the Rajasthani and Mughal styles, Hawa Mahal or Palace of Wind, Jantar Mantar.
Overnight stay at hotel.

DAY 11: Jaipur - Agra - 260 Kms & 05-06 Hrs.
Morning after early breakfast at the hotel, drive to Agra. Enroute you visit Fatehpur Sikri, (Built during the second half of the 16th century by the Emperor Akbar, Fatehpur Sikri (the City of Victory) was the capital of the Mughal Empire for only some 10 years. Afterwards continue drive to Agra. Upon arrival in Agra, check in at the hotel. Rest of the day is free.
Overnight stay at hotel.

Note : Taj Mahal is closed on every Friday.

DAY 12: Agra - Delhi - 210 Kms & 04-05 Hrs.
Morning visit the Taj Mahal, at the time of sunrise {recommendable} : The Taj Mahal, built by an emperor in memory of his beloved queen. Construction of the Taj Mahal began in 1631, and is believed to have taken 18 years to complete, with over 20,000 craftsmen working around the clock. The design and construction is said to be that of the legendary architect, Ustad Ahamad Lahori. Legend has it that once construction was completed, Shah Jehan had Lahori's hands cut off, and blinded, so he would never be able to duplicate the structure. What makes the Taj Mahal unique is its perfect proportions, distinct femininity, medium of construction and ornamentation. Its marble exterior reflects rose and golden tints at sunrise and sunset, while it is dazzling white during the day. It is impossible to visualize the Taj Mahal in any surrounding others than its paradoxical garden. Paradise, in Islam, is visualized as a lush garden where running streams flow. When the Mughals brought this concept to India they elevated it to heights of incomparable artistry.

After visiting the Taj Mahal return back to hotel for late breakfast. After relax at the hotel proceed for the sightseeing of Agra city, visit Agra Fort, Itmad-Ud-Dola and the city. At the impressive Agra Fort you are taken through the chambers of this royal residence. As you drive through the city, witness the local life and bazaars (markets) and the hustle bustle of everyday India. Late afternoon drive back to Delhi on arrival in Delhi transfer to hotel.
Overnight stay at hotel.

DAY-13:

Delhi City Tour:

Full day Delhi City tour start 7 am visit the following places in Delhi or New Delhi: 

> Birla Temple: @ 08:00 hrs.

Also called The Laxmi Narayana Temple. The temple is adorned with many shrines, fountains, and a large garden. The temple is one of the major attractions of Delhi and attracts thousands of devotees on the Hindu festivals of Janmashtami and Diwali. 

> India Gate:

The India Gate is the national monument of India. Situated in the heart of New Delhi, India Gate was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens. It was built in 1931. Originally known as All India War Memorial, it is a prominent landmark in Delhi and commemorates the 90,000 soldiers of the British Indian Army who lost their lives while fighting for the British Indian Empire, or more correctly the British Raj in World War I and the Third Anglo-Afghan War. 

> Parliament House:

The Parliament of India is the supreme legislative body in India. Founded in 1919, the Parliament alone possesses legislative supremacy and thereby ultimate power over all political bodies in India. 

> Jantar Mantar:

The Jantra Mantra (literally the 'instrument and formula' and often called the Jantar Mantar), is located in the modern city of New Delhi, Delhi. It consists of 13 architectural astronomy instruments, built by Maharaja Jai Singh II of Jaipur, from 1724 onwards, and is one of five built by him, as he was given by Mughal emperor Muhammad Shah the task of revising the calendar and astronomical tables. 

> Rajghaat:

Raj Ghat is a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi. It is a black marble platform that marks the spot of Gandhiji's cremation on 31 January 1948. It is left open to the sky while an eternal flame burns perpetually at one end. It is located on the banks of the river Yamuna in Delhi in India on Ring Road officially known as Mahatma Gandhi Road. 

> Red Fort:

The Red Fort usually transcribed into English as Lal Qil'ah or Lal Qila) is a 17th century fort complex constructed by the lal qila in the walled city of Old Delhi (in present day Delhi, India) that served as the residence of the Imperial Family of India. It also served as the capital of the Mughals until 1857, when Mughal emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar was exiled by the British Indian government. It was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2007. 

> Jama Masjid:

Delhi, is the principal mosque of Old Delhi in India. Commissioned by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, builder of the Taj Mahal, and completed in the year 1628 AD, it is the largest and best-known mosque in India. It lies at the origin of a very busy central street of Old Delhi, the Chawri Bazar Road. 

> Qutub Minar:

The Qutub Minar is a tower located in Delhi, India. It is the world's tallest brick minaret with a height of 72.5 meters (237.8 ft). Construction commenced by Qutb-ud-din Aibak who won Delhi from Prithviraj under Muhammad Ghori as his commander in chief, and finished by Iltutmish. 

> Lotus Temple:

The Bahá'í House of Worship in Delhi, India, popularly known as the Lotus Temple due to its flowerlike shape, is a Bahá'í House of Worship and also a prominent attraction in Delhi. It was completed in 1986 and serves as the Mother Temple of the Indian subcontinent. 

 > Akshardham Temple:

Akshardham is a Hindu temple complex in Delhi, India. Also referred to as Delhi Akshardham or Swaminarayan Akshardham, the complex displays millennia of traditional Indian and Hindu culture, spirituality, and architecture. 

Evening free for personal shopping. Stay overnight in Delhi. 

DAY-14:

Departure from New Delhi:

Delhi Departure transfer to AIRPORT or RLY. STN.

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> ALSO NOTE:

> Inclusions:

1. Hotel Accommodations ( 3star, 4 star, 5 star or 5 star Deluxe as per choice)
2. Transportations: Car, Train & Flight as per itinerary
3. Tour Guide to visit tourist places as per itinerary
4. Car with English-speaking Driver
5. All Transfers & Sightseeing
6. Toll Taxes & Parking
7. Fuel & Gasoline
8. Driver allowances

> Not included:

1. Monuments entry tickets & camera charges
2. Personal shopping
3. Tips
4. Miscellaneous


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