Fantasy of North India
Places Covered : Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Udaipur - Ranakpur - Jodhpur - Jaisalmer - Bikaner - Mandawa - Delhi
Duration : 13 Nights / 14 Days
Day 01 : Arrive Delhi
Begin your tour.
Arrive into Delhi. On arrival in Delhi, you will be met and transferred by company's representative to your hotel.
Later proceed on a Combined city tour of New Delhi & Old Delhi
Visit Qutab Minar, Humayun's tomb, Lakshminarayan Temple, a modern Hindu Temple, Parliament House, Government Secretarial Building and Connaught place, the shopping centre of New Delhi.
Visit Red Fort, built in 1648 by Mughal Emperor Shahjehan, Jama Masjid, one of the largest Mosque of India, Raj Ghat and Shanti Vana, the cremation sites of Mahatama Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru. Also drive past Chandni Chowk, shopping centre of Old Delhi.
Overnight at Hotel.
Day 2 : Delhi - Agra
Morning drive to Agra. Upon arrival at Agra - check into the hotel. Visit Red Fort and Taj Mahal.
Red Fort - lies on the bend of the river Yamuna, almost in the heart of the town. It was built by Akbar as his citadel over the years 1563-73 in the finest architectural style. It has imposing gates and walls of red sandstone and a moat.
Taj Mahal - This most famous Moghul monument was constructed by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal "the lady of the Taj". It has been described as the most extravagant monument ever built for love, for the emperor was heartbroken when Mumtaz died after 17 years of marriage, during the birth of her 14th child.The central structure has four small domes surrounding the huge, central dome. Above the tombs of Mumtaz Mahal and Shah Jahan are false tombs, a common practice in Indian mausoleums.
(Taj Mahal is closed on every Friday). Overnight at Hotel.
Day 3 : Agra - Jaipur
This morning drive to Jaipur enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri.
Fatehpur Sikri the deserted, red sandstone city that was built by Emperor Akbar as his capital and palace in the 16th century. Also visit the Bulund Darwaza the largest gateway in the world. Thereafter, continue drive to Jaipur.
Upon arrival at Jaipur check into your hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 4 : Jaipur
City tour of Jaipur
This morning you will experience the wonders of this magicial pink city, as you proceed on a tour of Amber fort - which is set on the dry wrinkled Aravali Hills, and surrounded by fortified battlements. We will ride up to this hilltop palace on a caparisoned, painted elephant. Later visit the Jagmandir or the Hall of victory glitterning with mirrors, Maharaja's City Palace and the Observatory - The Solar Observatory - an astronomical treasure house, with solar device that give accurate predictions till date. The City Palace reflects a blend of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. Drive past Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Winds, a five-storied structure of pink sandstone with semi-octagonal and delicately honeycombed windows overlooking the main street of the old city and through the rose pink residential and business areas of Jaipur.Overnight at Hotel.
Day 5 : Jaipur - Udaipur
After breakfast drive to Udaipur . Upon arrival at Udaipur check into your hotel . Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 6 : Udaipur
After a leisurely breakfast, proceed on a sightseeing tour of Udaipur.
City tour of Udaipur
Visit the City Palace, Jagdish Temple, drive around Fatehsagar Lake, Sahelion ki Bari (Queen resort for her friends) and Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir (Folk Art Museum), the Winter Palace and the big City Palace with museum, short drive to the tempels of Nagda and to the tempelcomplex of Eklingji (by 6 PM if possible), boat trip: Jagmandir Island.
Boat Cruise on Lake Pichola
Boat curise on Lake Pichola 4km long and 3km broad, surrounded by splendid hills, Palaces, temples bathing ghats and embankments. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 7 : Udaipur - Ranakpur- Jodhpur
After breakfast drive to Jodhpur. Enroute visit Ranakpur.
Ranakpur Jain Temple - one of the biggest and the most important cluster of Jain temples in India.
Upon arrival at Jodhpur check into your hotel.
Later visit the museum of UMAID BHAWAN PALACE. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 8 : Jodhpur (Safari)
This morning proceed for a village safari in the jeep and have a rare glimpse into the rich culture and true essence of India. Abundant wildlife (game) and memorable moments of the great desert landscape fascinates one while driving along the countryside.Overnight at Hotel.
Day 9 : Jodhpur - Jaisalmer
After breakfast drive to Jaisalmer. Upon arrival at Jaisalmer check into your hotel.
Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 10: Jaisalmer
After breakfast proceed for full day sightseeing tour of The Golden City - Jaisalmer. It is in the heart of the Great Indian Desert. Its temple, fort and palaces are all built of yellow stone. The city is a mass of intricately carved buildings, facades and elaborate balconies. Visit the JAISALMER FORT - The oldest living Fort in the world.
Overnight at Tent.
Day 11 : Jaisalmer - Bikaner
Breakfast at the camp. Continue with the safari and reach Bikaner via NAGAUR.
Upon arrival at Bikaner check into your hotel.
Rest of the at leisure.
Overnight at Hotel.
Day 12 : Bikaner - Mandawa
This morning Proceed for sightseeing tour of Bikaner.
Bikaner is named after its founder Rao Bikaji in 1488. Long before this, the city was a trade center on the caravan routes from Africa and West Asia. Bikaner’s dominant features are rippling sands and abundant sunshine. The city stands on an elevation, enclosed by a 7 kms. wall, which can be entered from 5 gates. Bikaner City is bolstered by imposing walls and has a 16th century fort housing old palaces, temples and 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. Also visit Lallgarh Palace, the museum, Bhanda Sagar Jain and Deshnoke Rat temple.
Afternoon drive to Mandawa. Upon arrival at Mandawa check into your hotel.
Overnight at Hotel.
Day 13 : Mandawa - Delhi
After breakfast proceed for city tour of Mandawa.
Visit Mandwa , found in 1755 by Thakur Nawal Singh and still the home of his descendants. See beautiful frescoes, havelis and mansions. Mandawa castle, one of the finest castles of Rajasthan, is now a hotel and house of collections of armories, costumes of ancestors, canons from 1820, ancient coins, numismatic collection and many other interesting items, preserved in a museum. A walking tour of the painted 'havelis' of some of the leading business families of the country.
Afternoon drive to Delhi.Upon arrival at Delhi check into your hotel.Overnight at Hotel.
Day 14 : Delhi (Departure)
This morning after breakfast transfer to Airport /Railway station to catch flight /train for your onward destinations with sweet and unforgettable memories.