Duration : 15 Nights / 16 Days
DAY 01 : ARRIVE DELHI
Upon arrival at International Airport, you are met and transferred to your pre-booked hotel. Upon arrival at hotel, you are received with a traditional welcome. Afternoon visit Qutab Minar India Gate, Rajghat and Shanti Vana the cremation sites of Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru, Drive past Red Fort, Jama Masjid and Parliament street and President House.overnight at hotel.
DAY 02 : DELHI - MANDAWA 260 KMS 5 HOURS DRIVE
After breakfast leave for Mandawa the heart of the Thar desert which used to be a medieval Indian trade city and still has beautifully preserved houses of medieval Indian traders in typical Rajput style wooden doors, bamboo thatched roofs, mud plastered walls and floor and ethnic decor etc. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 03 : MANDAWA - SAMODE BY ROAD 120KMS 3 HOURS DRIVE
After breakfast today drive towards Samode. Upon arrival check in at Samode Palace. Samode Palace is one of India's most charming and romantic hotels. If offers a quiet, elegant and luxurious atmosphere. The Palace has been meticulously restored offering a retreat into an aesthetically beautifully environment where visitors can enjoy India's natural beauty and rich history. Samode palace was transformed into one the country's premium palace hotels in 1987, and is a perfect example of Samode according to the Rajputana Gazetteer of 1879 was a large and flourishing town. The Zamidars (landlords) of Samode the principal thakurs of the state of Amber were the Nathawat clan from Chomu, a branch of the house of Amber, tracing their relation to the Jaipur Maharaja the fabled Prithviraj Singhji the 17th Prince of the house of Kacchwaha Rajputs. Evening sightseeing tour of Samode.Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 04 : SAMODE - ROOPENGARH BY ROAD 180 KMS 4 HOURS DRIVE
After breakfast today continue drive towards Roopengarh. In the beautiful surroundings of Kishangarh state in Ajmer district of Rajasthan lies the hotel Roopangarh Fort, one of Rajasthan's really great treasures and a destination in itself. Originally built as an out - post fortification in the 17th century by Maharaja Roop Singh of Kishangarh State, the fort was meticulously restored to a fine heritage hotel in 1997. Upon arrival check in at hotel . Overnight at hotel.
DAY 05 : ROOPENGARH - DEOGARH BY ROAD 160KMS 4 HOURS DRIVE
After breakfast leave for Deogarh. Deogarh is renowned for a majestic 17th century structure. The high altitude of Deogarh makes for a panoramic view of the splendid Aravalli hills. There are numerous lakes surrounding city that can be viewed from the majestic forts. Upon arrival check in at your hotel. Afternoon sightseeing tour of Deogarh. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 06 : DEOGARH - KUMBALGARH 85 KMS 2 HOURS DRIVE
After breakfast continue drive to Kumbalgarh. Rana Kumbha the legendary Mewari Hero, an astute and a great builder constructed 32 of the 84 fortesses in Mewar. The most imposing one is Kumbalgarh set amidst 36 km of the twenty feet thick ramparts and 365 temples. It is a place for serenity and calm of the countryside away from the madding crowd. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 07 : KUMBALGARH - UDAIPUR 85 KMS 2 HOURS DRIVE
Early breakfast and then enjoy exciting visit to adjoining wildlife sanctuary which boasts of panthers, wild boars, antelope, deer etc. and meet local tribals BHIL and GARASIAS. After visiting continue drive to Udaipur and upon arrival check in at hotel. Evening take a boat ride on the Lake Pichola. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 08 : UDAIPUR
Built along three lakes and ringed by green hills, Udaipur (pop, 366.000) is known as the 'Venice of the East' The City's palaces, gardens, ghats, temples and painted houses match the beauty of the setting. This morning we will visit towering City Palace the largest in Rajasthan and Saheliyon ki Bari ( Garden of the Maidens). Once for bidden to all but he queen and her ladies. From here visit superb Jagdish temple noted for its elephant motif carvings the afternoon is at leisure. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 09 : UDAIPUR - CHITTORGARH - BUNDI BY ROAD 280 KMS 6 HOURS
Morning drive to Bundi via Chittorgarh. Upon arrival check in at hotel. Bundi is identified for 50 striking step wells or Baoris and tanks which marked the town's streets and by lanes. With attractive monuments including several impressive medieval forts, palaces, 'havelis', temples and 'Chhatris' with elegantly carved pillars and picturesque lake in the heart of the town, Bundi, makes itself a major traveler’s halt. Bundi is famous for its monuments and particularly the forts, which preserves the glorious legacy of the former Rajput rulers. The Taragarh fort, prime means of attraction of Bundi, built in 1354, with its imposing structure of stone, is situated on a steep hill. It has enormous fortifications and ramparts. The Nagar Sagar Kund, a pair of identical, step wells is near Raniji - ki - Baoli, in the magnetism of the town, Bundi. Nawal Sagar, the artificial lake near the palace is an excellent tourist rest which is designed with a shrine at the center of the lake. Dhabhai Kund and Bhora-ji-ka-Kunda is other waterworks worth visiting in Bundi. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 10 : BUNDI - PUSHKAR BY ROAD 173 KMS 4 HOURS DRIVE
After an early breakfast continue drive to Pushkar a quiet little town ,on the edge of a small and beautiful lake in eastern Rajasthan. A city of 500 temples and 52 bathing ghats. Pushkar prides itself on being the site of the only temple of the Hindu God of Creation , BRAHMA and is therefore believed to be the centre of the creation of the world. Afternoon is spent visiting the ghats and the temples. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 11 : PUSHKAR - KHIMSAR BY ROAD 230 KMS 5 HOURS DRIVE
Morning drive to Khimsar. Upon arrival check in at hotel. An ideal destination to explore the rustic charm of Rajasthan, Khimsar is famous for its fort. The fort was originally built as protection, was later used by the royal family as the residence in the 18th century. Perched on the edge of the Great Thar Desert in the heart of virgin India lies a unique 16th Century fort. Rao Karamsi the eighth prince of Rao Jodha, the founding Maharaja of Jodhpur successfully launched the royal dynasty at Khimsar. Currently, the 18th, 19th and 20th generations of the royal lineage still reside in this historic fort.Overnight at hotel.
DAY 12 : KHIMSAR - ROHETGARH BY ROAD BY ROAD 90 KMS 2 HOURS DRIVE
After breakfast continue drive towards Rohetgarh . Rohetgarh is an old family property of the Thakur of Rohet, and now converted into Hotel . The Garh is walled all around and set within a village in the semi - desert country. Afternoon Ride 12 Km through scrubland to visit the hamlets of the Bishnoi tribe. You will see herds of Blackbuck and Chinkara. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 13 : ROHETGARH - JODHPUR 45 KMS 01 HOUR DRIVE
After breakfast drive towards Jodhpur. Jodhpur the gateway to the Thar desert , the city is known for its striking forts, stately palaces and gracious building. Arrive Jodhpur, The second largest city in Rajasthan, standing on the edge of the Thar Desert. The old city was founded by Rao Jodha, its walls with seven gates and countless bastions and towers were built by Rao Maldeo in the 16th Century when Jodhpur was a booming trading town. . Jodhpur is called the "Blue City" for the characteristic plea indigo color of its traditional homes.
DAY 14 : JODHPUR - JAIPUR BY ROAD 260 KMS 6 HOURS DRIVE
After breakfast today drive towards Jaipur popularly known as Pink City was built in 1727 AD by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II. Designed in accordance with Shilp Shastra an ancient Hindu treatise on architecture Jaipur follows a grid system. Upon arrival check in your hotel. Afternoon - tour of City Palace and Observatory. The City Palace in the heart of the old city is a blend of Rajasthan and Mughal architecture. The Palace of winds - a five storied structure of pink sandstone has semi - octagonal and delicately honeycombed windows overlooking the main street of the old city. It was originally built to enable the ladies of the royal household to watch everyday life. In the evening visit Chokhi Dhani where an ethnic village atmosphere is recreated each evening with thousands of oil lamps, folk dancers, arobats, snake charmers, puppeteers etc. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 15 : JAIPUR - BHARATPUR - FATEHPURSIKIRI - AGRA 232KMS 5 HOURS
Today morning visit Amber Fort in Aravali Hills which is a super example of Rajput (Medieval Hindu) style architecture. A slow elephant ride takes us to top of the Fort, which houses several graceful buildings and later drive to Agra via Bharatpur birds sanctuary and Fatehpur sikiri. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 16 : AGRA - DELHI BY ROAD 210 KMS 4 HOURS DRIVE
Agra was capital of India under the Moghuls in 16th and 17th centuries. This morning we see the exquisite tomb of the emperor Jehangir's chief minister and father-in-law often called as Baby Taj because its design foreshadows Taj Mahal,. Then visit Agra's Red Fort built over three generations by moghul Emperors. Following afternoon free, go at sunset to see the Taj Mahal, the mausoleum built by a sorrowing Shah Jehan in memory of his young wife, Mumtaz Mahal. The Building's stupendous scale, flawless symmetry, translucent white marble and shimmering reflection in the water channel are truly breathtaking. After visiting the Agra city we leave for Delhi. Upon arrival in Delhi we go for a farewell Dinner at Good Restaurant and to airport in time to catch the flight to onward destination.
Cost for above programme
|PAX||Cost Per Person|
|02 pax||US $1816 per person|
|03 - 05 pax||US $1725 per person|
|06 - 09 pax||US $1578 per person|
|Single Supplement||US $999|
|Delhi||Hotel Oberoi Maidens|
|Mandawa||Hotel Castle Mandawa|
|Samode||Hotel Samode Palace|
|Roopengarh||Hotel Roopengarh Fort|
|Udaipur||Hotel Karohi Haveli/ Hotel kankarwa Haveli|
|Bundi||Hotel Haveli Brij Bhushanjee|
|Pushkar||Hotel Pushkar Palace|
|Rohet||Rohet Garh Fort|
|Jodhpur||Hotel Ajith Bhawan|
|Jaipur||Nana ki Haveli / Alsisar Haveli / Khandwa Haveli|
- Accommodation on Twin sharing basis with Breakfast basis
- All Transfers ,sightseeing and Road Transportation by Airconditioned Vehicle ( Car for 02 Pax , Tavera for 03 - 05 Pax and Tempo Traveller for 06 - 09 Pax )
- Using English Speaking Guide for City tours
- Theme Dinner at Chokidhani Village Jaipur
- Farewell Dinner at Delhi
- Complimentary Mineral Water bottle Throughout the Tour .
- Garland Welcome on Arrival
- Assistances at All Places
- All Taxes
Cost Does Not Include
- Any Type of Airfare
- Any Type of Airport tax
- Insurance of Any Kind
- Entrances to Monuments
- Meals : Lunch and Dinner
- Camera and Video Charges
**All Rates Valid from 01/10/2013 till 30/03/2014
**Festival Supplement Will Be applicable From 20/12/2013 till 02/01/2014