Glorious Rajasthan With Taj
Duration : 13 Nights / 14 Days
Destination : Delhi - Agra - Ranthambhore - Bundi - Udaipur - Jodhpur - Pushkar - Jaipur - Delhi
Day 01 : Arrive Delhi
Arrive Delhi meet & assistance at the airport. Later transfer to the hotel. Night stay in Delhi.
Day 02 : Delhi - Agra ( by road )
Morning after breakfast drive to Agra. Arrive Agra check-in at hotel. Afternoon proceed for city sightseeing tour of Agra visiting the world famous Taj Mahal *, built by the Mughal Emperor Shahjehan in 1630 for his queen Mumtaz Mahal to enshrine her mortal remains. Also visit Agra Fort, containing the Pearl Mosque - the rusty and majestic red- sandstone fort of Agra stands on the banks of the river Yamuna and Emperor Akbar started the construction in 1566. At the Diwan-I-Khas (hall of private audience) where marble pavilions with floral inlays lend an ethereal ambience, the Emperor sat on his gem-studded peacock Throne and met foreign ambassadors and rulers of friendly kingdoms. Night stay in Agra .
Day 03 : Agra - Ranthambhore ( by road )
Morning after breakfast drive to Ranthambhore. Arrive Ranthambhore & check in at hotel. Night stay in Ranthambhore.
Day 04 : Ranthambhore
Early morning 3 hrs Jungle safari in a Canter (a vehicle which is open on the top) enjoy the game viewing in the national park ** and back to the hotel. After lunch second visit to jungle and enjoy the game viewing again. Night stay in Ranthambhore.
Day 05 : Ranthambhore - Bundi ( by road )
Morning after breakfast drive to Bundi. Arrive Bundi & check-in hotel. Later proceed for city sightseeing of Bundi. Taragarh Fort (Star Fort) is the major tourist attraction in Bundi. One of the most magnificent forts of Rajasthan, Taragarh Fort was built in 1354 AD. Perched on a thickly wooded hill, The Bundi Palace offers a good example of the Rajput architecture. Visitors can see some of the superb Bundi murals in the Palace. Chhattar Mahal or the 'Palace of Towers' is another attraction in Bundi, famous for its miniature style murals. There are many interesting structures inside the palace complex including the Hazari Pol or Gate of the Thousand, the Naubat Khana, Diwan-i- Aam and the Hathi Pol (Elephant gate) with its old Water Clock. Night stay in Bundi.
Day 06 : Bundi - Udaipur ( by road )
Morning after breakfast drive to Udaipur. Arrive to Udaipur & check in at hotel. Evening enjoy boat ride at LAKE PICHOLA. Night stay in Udaipur .
Day 07 : Udaipur
Morning after breakfast proceed for city sightseeing of Udaipur visiting The city is built in 1559 A.D. by Maharaja Udai Singh and has been described as the most romantic spot on the continent of India by Col. James Todd. Visit the City Palace museum, the Jagdish temple, Sahelion Ki Bari (Queen's resort for their friends) Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir (Folk art museum) and the Pratap Memorial. Night stay in Udaipur.
Day 08 : Udaipur - Jodhpur ( by road )
Morning after breakfast drive to Jodhpur. Arrive Jodhpur & check-in at hotel. Rest of the day leisure. Night stay in Jodhpur.
Day 09 : Jodhpur
Morning after breakfast proceed for city sightseeing tour of Prince Jodha founded city Jodhpur - the stronghold of the fierce Rathore clan, in 1459. Visit the Mehrangarh Fort, situated on a low sandstone hill. Within the fort, visit Moti Mahal and Phool Mahal. Also visit Jaswant Thada, an imposing marble cenotaph, built in memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II around 1899 and Umaid Public gardens. Night stay in Jodhpur.
Day 10 : Jodhpur - Pushkar ( by road)
Morning after breakfast drive to Pushkar. Arrive Pushkar & check-in at hotel. Later explore Pushkar. Pushkar boasts temples, though few are as ancient as you might expect at such an important pilgrimage site, since many were deserted by Aurangzeb and subsequently rebuilt. The most famous is the Brahma Temple, said to be one of the few temples in the world dedicated to this deity. It's marked by red spire, and over the entrance gateway is the hans, or goose symbol, of Brahma, who is said to have personally chosen Pushkar as its site. Night stay in Pushkar.
Day 11 : Pushkar - Jaipur ( by road )
Morning after breakfast drive to Jaipur. Arrive Jaipur & check-in at hotel. Afternoon proceed for city sightseeing tour of Jaipur visiting.
Glorious Rajasthan With Taj CITY PALACE - A delightful blend of Mughal and traditional Rajasthani architecture, the City Palace sprawls over one-seventh of the area in the walled city. It houses the Chandra Mahal, Shri Govind Dev Temple and the City Palace Museum.
JANTAR MANTAR - This is the largest and the best preserved of the five observatories built by Jai Singh II in different parts of the country. This observatory consisting of outsized astronomical instruments is still in use. Night stay in Jaipur.
Day 12 : Jaipur
Morning after breakfast proceed for excursion to Amber Fort
AMBER FORT PALACE - Amber is the classic romantic Rajasthani fort palace. Its construction was started by Man Singh I in 1592, and completed by his descendent Jai Singh I. Its forbidding exterior belies an inner paradise where a beautiful fusion of Mughal and Hindu styles finds it's ultimate expression.
HAWA MAHAL - The ornamental facade of this "Palace of Winds" is a prominent landmark in Jaipur. Their five-storey structures of sandstone plastered pink encrusted with fine trelliswork and elaborate balconies. The palace has 953 niches and windows. Built in 1799 by Pratap Singh, the Mahal was a royal grandstand for the palace women.
LAXMI NARAYAN TEMPLE - Situated in the south of Jaipur, Laxmi Narayan Temple is one of the many such temples built by wealthy Birla family in India, thus it is also known as Birla Mandir. The temple is a great reminder of the secular traditions India has shown over the centuries. The temple has been constructed in white marble and has three domes, each portraying the different approaches to religion. The temple is situated at the foot of Moti Doongri Fort, converted as a small palace by Ram Singh II for his wife Gayatri Devi. Night stay in Jaipur.
Day 13 : Jaipur - Delhi ( by road )
Morning after breakfast drive to Delhi. Arrive Delhi check-in hotel. Afternoon proceed for city sightseeing tour of Delhi visiting Old & New Delhi.
OLD DELHI - A sight-seeing tour of Old Delhi would entail visiting the Raj Ghat - the memorial site where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated; Jama Masjid - the largest mosque in India.
NEW DELHI - An extensive sight-seeing tour of New Delhi would include a visit to the Qutub Minar, a drive along the ceremonial avenue - Rajpath, past the imposing India Gate, Parliament House, the President's Residence and would end with a drive through the Diplomatic Enclave. Night stay in Delhi.
Day 14 : Departure
Morning departure transfer to the airport to board the flight for onward journey.