Enchanting Rajasthan

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Updated On: 2/20/2013

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Category:

Domestic India

Sub Category:

Historical Monuments

City:

Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Pushkar

State:

Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan

Country:

India

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01 Day: Arrival Delhi
On arrival at Delhi International Airport you will be welcomed by our representative then transfer to the hotel where we hold the room on ready occupancy basis. Overnight stay in Delhi.

02 Day: Delhi
After breakfast take sightseeing tour of historic city visiting Old Delhi: the majestic Red Fort, a marvel in red sandstone, Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India, both built by emperor Shah Jahan of Taj Mahal fame, Rajghat - memorial of Mahatma Gandhi & a Rickshaw ride past through the silver street in Chandani Chowk, Later take a sight seeing tour of New Delhi includes Rashtrapati Bhawan, one-time imperial residence of the British viceroys; the India Gate, a memorial raised in honour of the Indian soldiers martyred during the Afghan war; the Laxmi Narayan Temple, built by the Birlas, one of India's leading industrial families; Humayun's Tomb, lotus shaped Bhai's Temple, Qutub Minar, built by Qutub-ud-din Aibek of the Slave Dynasty; in the evening you can visit see light an sound show at Red fort. Return to the hotel for overnight at the hotel.

03 Day: Delhi - Agra (200 kms - 4 hours)

Early morning check out the hotel and drive to Agra en route visit the Sikandra to see the Tomb of Mughal Emperor Akbar. Then proceed to Agra, on arrival transfer to hotel. After relaxation visit to witness incomparable Taj Mahal with its´┐Ż speculative view. Taj Mahal, the architectural modern day wonder of the world; this monument is a fine example of the fusion of many architectural styles is one of the wonders of the modern world. Taj, endowed it with some of the loveliest buildings in the world. The tour continues with a visit to the Agra Fort from where one can get the most moving view of the Taj from the little octagonal tower in the Agra Fort which lies across the river Jamuna, followed by visit to Pearl Mosque and the Tomb of Itamad-ud-Daula built by Empress Noorjehan in memory of her father. In the evening you may visit to the souvenirs market of Agra, one should visit Oswal Emporium where they have built a Mini Taj Mahal inside their showroom and it took 10 years for the artists to complete the mini replica of the Taj. The show room conducts free sound & light show showing the eras of Taj Mahal. Overnight in Agra.

Note: Taj Mahal is closed on every Friday.

04 Day: Agra - Jaipur (240 Kms - 4 hours)

After breakfast checkout and drive to Jaipur en route visit Old deserted town of Mughal Dynasty Fatehpur Sikri built in red sandstone in honour of Saint Salim Chisti who foretold the birth of 3 sons to Emperor Akbar, is an example of robust stability combined with originality. Each important edifice here represents a type by itself. Notable among them is the Diwane Khas, Punch Mahal, the Tomb of Salim Chisti, and the Buland Darwaza. Later continue to precede Jaipur. On arrival transfer to hotel. In the evening visit to Birla Temple, speculator white marble temple, glitters in the in the night, at the time of dinner visit to Chokhi Dhani - an ethnic 5 star resort serving Rajasthani & Continental cuisine with live music, astrology, games, folk dances and music, puppet shows in an ambiance of an ethnic village. Return to the hotel for overnight.

05 Day: Jaipur

Today after breakfast explore the Pink City with an excursion to Amber Fort, situated just outside the city, enjoy the experience of ride on elephant back to and from the top of the hill on which the fort is situated. Afternoon sightseeing tour of City Palace in the heart of Jaipur is known for its blend of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. Not far away is the Central Museum. Jantar Mantar is the largest of the five observatories built by Sawai Jai Singh. The Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Winds was constructed for the royal ladies to watch the royal processions without being seen, all monuments are located in the vicinity of City Palace Complex of Jaipur. Later late afternoon is kept free to visit the famous Markets of Textiles, Gems, Carpets, and handicrafts. Jaipur is an ideal place for buying souvenirs. One can also visit Nahargarh Fort to see it illuminated over the floodlights. Return to the hotel for overnight.

06 Day: Jaipur - Pushkar - Jodhpur (340 kms, 6 -7 hrs)

After breakfast checkout and drive to Jodhpur, en route visit Pushkar, the known destination of world fame cattle faire, the only Temple of Lord Brahma on the bank of Pushkar Lake surrounded by the Ghats and one can see devotees praying and taking a dip in the holy water of Pushkar Lake. One can have lunch at Pushkar Palace hotel, which is over looking the lake; later proceed to Jodhpur, on arrival transfer to hotel. In the evening you may visit 'On the Rocks' a garden restaurant serving ethnic food followed by live music and folk dance, located at Ajit Bhawan. Later return to the hotel for overnight stay.

07 Day: Jodhpur - Bishnoi Village - Jodhpur (Excursion)

After breakfast take a sight seeing tour of Jodhpur including Clock Tower, Mehrangarh Fort situated at an altitude of about 125 meters and is spread over an area of 5 sq. km and it has seven gates, Jaswant Thada is a white marble memorial built in memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh, followed by visit to Umaid Bhawan Palace which is a majestic Palace building that presently functions as a hotel and museum. Later take an excursion to Bishnoi Village, the villagers known by cast ´┐ŻBishnois´┐Ż Protectors of animals, wildlife and tree, there is a list of 29 rules, among other things don't kill any animals, don't cut down green trees, take from the fields only what you need, etc. These 29 rules (Bish-noi means '29' in the Hindi language) forms the base of the Bishnoi-philosophy. Of course they are vegetarians and therefore they have great respect for all living things. Sure they keep buffaloes, sheep and goats but only for the milk, the wool and the manure. Later visit to the local handicrafts viz shoe makers, pottery hand weaving and also men in their traditional attire, women clad with ancestral silver Jewellery, en-route watch and photograph wildlife black buck, chinkaras, peacock etc. freely moving in abundance of care by villagers. Later drive back to Jodhpur for overnight stay.

08 Day: Jodhpur - Udaipur (276 Kms 6 hours)

After breakfast driver to Udaipur en route visiting the Jain temples at Ranakpur Temples of 12 Century ´┐Ż The cluster of temples, made of intricately sculpted white marble, built out of marbles with 108 carved pillars each carved differently from others, come across as a marvelous souvenir of architecture. You may opt for lunch at Ranakpur at Maharani Baugh Palace. Later continue to proceed to Udaipur. On arrival transfer to the hotel. Evening free to relax, optionally you can take a walk through the narrow lanes and back streets of Udaipur up to the Washing Ghats at the Lake Pichola. Enjoy Boat ride at Lake Pichola and also opt for dinner at Lake Palace Hotel, located amidst the Lake. Overnight at the hotel.

09 Day: Udaipur

After breakfast take a sightseeing tour of Udaipur, visiting City Palace built in 1559, a small palace over looking at the Lake Pichola, the additions were made to it by successive Kings of Udaipur gradually evolved become the larges place in Rajasthan, Main attraction of Place are Durbar Hall, Crystal Gallery, Palace Museum and Jagdish Temple. Later visit Saheli Ki Bari that is a small ornamental garden built in the honour of Royal Ladies for recreational purpose and visit Lok Kala Mandal collection of folk art items like folk dresses, ornaments, puppets, masks, dolls folk musical instruments, folk deities and paintings. Opened seven days a week, puppet shows and folk dancing are conducted every evening from 1800 to 1900 in an adjacent open air theatre. Shilpgram to see the village arts & crafts. Followed by visit to Eklingji & Nagda Temples - built in white marble with a double storied porch on the bank of Lake Bageela - 22 kms from Udaipur. Overnight at Udaipur.

10 Day: Udaipur - Delhi - Home Town (By Air)

Mornings after breakfast check out the hotel and transfer to the domestic airport to board the morning flight for Delhi. Assistance on arrival at Delhi, later the day is free till the departure time for home flight; optionally you can stay in the hotel for relaxation for short time. Later transfer to the International airport to board the scheduled flight for home town. On departure the tour concludes with happy memories.

Tags: Delhi International Airport, Majestic Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Largest mosque in India, Emperor Shah Jahan of Taj Mahal fame, Laxmi Narayan Temple, Qutub Minar, Qutub-ud-din Aibek of Slave Dynasty, Rashtrapati Bhawan, Rajghat, Chandani Chowk, Lotus shaped Bhais Temple, Sikandra, Tomb of Mughal Emperor Akbar, Agra Fort, Itamad-ud-Daula built by Empress Noorjehan, Oswal Emporium, Free sound and light show, Souvenirs market of Agra, Old deserted town of Mughal Dynasty, Fatehpur Sikri, Saint Salim Chisti, Diwane Khas, Punch Mahal, Tomb of Salim Chisti, Buland Darwaza, Chokhi Dhani, Rajasthani and Continental cuisine, Bank of Pushkar Lake, Pushkar Palace hotel, Ajit Bhawan, Jodhpur including Clock Tower, Mehrangarh Fort, Temple of Lord Brahma, Pushkar, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Bishnoi philosophy, Lok Kala Mandal, Lake Bageela, Udaipur, Lake Pichola, Durbar Hall, Crystal Gallery, Palace Museum and Jagdish Temple, Saheli Ki Bari

 

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