Romance of the Desert

Romance of the Desert
Duration: 13 Nights / 14 Days

Day 1 - Delhi
Arrive to Delhi, meet assist at the airport & transfer to hotel. Overnight stay in Delhi.

Day 2 - Delhi
After breakfast sightseeing tour of Old & New Delhi. In Old Delhi visit: the Raj Ghat, Jama Masjid, the Red Fort. Enjoy the cycle rickshaw ride from Jama Masjid to Chandni Chowk. In NEW DELHI visit: the Humayun's Tomb, the Qutub Minar, a drive along the ceremonial avenue - Rajpath, past the imposing India Gate, Parliament House, the President's Residence, Lotus Temple and would end with a drive through the Diplomatic Enclave. Also visit Laxmi Narayan. Overnight stay in Delhi.

Day 3 - Delhi - Agra
Morning drive to Agra & transfer to hotel. Later visit Taj Mahal and the Red Fort. Overnight stay in Agra.

Day 4 - Agra - Jaipur
After breakfast drive to Jaipur. En route visiting Fatehpur Sikri. Arrive Jaipur & transfer to hotel. Evening at leisure. Overnight stay in Jaipur.

Day 5 - Jaipur
Morning proceed for excursion to Amber Fort in the outskirts of Jaipur. Elephant ride ascent to the fort. Later city sightseeing tour of Jaipur covering: City Palace, Jantar Mantar, Hawa Mahal. Overnight stay in Jaipur.

Day 6 - Jaipur - Udaipur
After breakfast drive to Udaipur. En route visit the famous temples of Pushkar. Evening arrive at Udaipur. Overnight stay in Udaipur.

Day 7 - Udaipur
After breakfast proceed for day sightseeing tour of Udaipur, visit City Palace, Sahelion-ki-Bari Gardens, the Jagdish Temple and the local folk Museum. Evening Motor launch cruise on the placid waters of Lake Pichola. From the boat you will be able to view the city of Udaipur as it rises majestically above the lake in the middle of the Rajasthan desert. Also visit the Jag Mandir Palace - the other island palace in the middle of the lake. Spend some time at the Jag Mandir Palace. Overnight stay in Udaipur.

Day 8 - Udaipur - Jodhpur
After breakfast drive to Jodhpur. Arrive to Jodhpur & transfer to hotel. Evening at leisure. Overnight stay in Jodhpur.

Day 9 - Jodhpur - Jaisalmer
After breakfast drive to Jaisalmer. Arrive Jaisalmer & transfer to hotel. Evening at leisure. Overnight stay in Jaisalmer.

Day 10 - Jaisalmer
Morning sightseeing tour of The Golden City - Jaisalmer. Visit the Jaisalmer Fort, the Patwon-Ki-Havelies, Salim-Singh-Ki-Haveli, Gandhi Sagar Tank and Barabagh Hill. Afternoon, visit the Khuri Sand Dunes and the typical Rajasthani Desert Village. Take a camel ride to view the sunset from the dunes. Return to the village to drive back to Jaisalmer after a Rajasthani dinner served in the village amidst Rajasthani musicians playing haunting tunes. Overnight stay in Jaisalmer

Day 11 - Jaisalmer - Bikaner
Morning drive to Bikaner. On arrival check in at the hotel. Afternoon city sight seeing tour of Bikaner. Visit Lallgarh Palace, the museum, Bhanda Sagar Jain and Deshnoke Rat temple. Overnight stay in Bikaner

Day 12 - Bikaner - Mandawa
After breakfast drive to Mandawa-The medieval Fort of Mandawa gradually rises on the horizon like a mirage. A breathtaking view of the town can be seen from the terrace of Castle Mandawa. The Castle, now a 51 room’s hotel has no two rooms alike. Later walking tour of the painted 'havelis' of some of the leading business families of the country. Spend the major part of the day looking into frescoes. Overnight stay in Mandawa

Day 13 - Mandawa - Delhi
After breakfast drive to Delhi & transfer to hotel. Overnight stay in Delhi.

Day 14 - Delhi
Early morning transfer to the airport for departure flight.

Rate includes
• Package cost is for 2 adults at 1 deluxe rooms with breakfast.
• Non A/c cab for transfers and sightseeing with driver bata, fuel, toll and parking charges.
• Room tax.

Rates do not includes
• Service tax
• Entrance fee to any sightseeing spot.
• All personal expenses like telephone, laundry, tips, any extra F&B item, wich is not mentioned above.

JAIPUR: The state capital is known as the 'Pink City' because of the colour of the stone used exclusively in the walled city. Built by Maharaja Jai Singh, the notable astronomer, this city is 260 years old. Be sure to visit The City Palace, The Observatory, Ram Niwas Gardens, Amber Fort, the ancient capital of the State, with the Sheesh Mahal (Hall of Victory, glittering with mirrors). Ascend to the fort on elephant back. Nargarh (Tiger fort), 15 kms to the north-west of Jaipur, once a royal retreat for maharanis (queens), provides a breathtaking view of the city. Jaigarh (the fort of victory) has the world's largest cannon on wheels. Its impressive water supply, storage system, and museum are worth seeing. Don't leave without a visit to the bazaars. Pick up the typical embroidered leather shoes, blue pottery, and tie and dye scarves for gifts back home.