DURATION: 15 NIGHTS / 16 DAYS
DETAILED TOUR PROGRAMME
DAY 1: ARRIVE DELHI
Arrive New Delhi airport, meet & greet by Royal Classic Tours representative with Garland welcome & mineral water bottle & transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Hotel at Delhi.
DAY 2: DELHI – MANDAWA (250 Km / about 5 hrs drive)
Morning after breakfast enjoy the visit of New Delhi including Lutyens buildings Parliament house, President House & India Gate. Later straight drive to Mandawa. On arrival in Mandawa, check into the heritage hotel & relax. Overnight in Hotel at Mandawa.
DAY 3: MANDAWA – BIKANER (190 Km / about 4-5 hrs drive)
Morning after breakfast enjoy the sightseeing of Mandawa including beautiful havelis like Hanuman Prasad Goenka Haveli, Goenka Double Haveli with two gates & it has adorned with elephants and horses, Murmuria Haveli, Jhunjhunwala Haveli it is decorated with striking gold leaf painted room & Mohan Lal Saraf Haveli. Later drive continues to Bikaner. On arrival check into the hotel & relax. Overnight in Hotel at Bikaner.
DAY 4: BIKANER - JAISALMER (325 Km / about 7 hrs drive)
Morning after breakfast, start your sightseeing of Bikaner including Junagarh Fort which is richly decorated with mirror work, paintings and outstanding stone carvings, the architectural brilliance of the fort is worth seeing & Jain Temples. Later drive continues to Jaisalmer. On arrival in Jaisalmer, check into the hotel & relax. Overnight in Hotel at Jaisalmer.
DAY 5: JAISALMER - SAM
Morning after breakfast, start your sightseeing of Jaisalmer including the old town of Jaisalmer & visit Jaisalmer Fort, built in the year 1156 by Rawal Jaisal. Perched on 80m high hill, housing the entire township within its ramparts, it is the only "Living Fort" in India. Later visit beautifully sculptured Jain Temples of the 12th-15th century & after that visit magnificent Patwon Ki Haveli in the heart of the town & it is virtually the showpiece of Jaisalmer's legendary architectural wealth. Later we drive down 40 km away from Jaisalmer to Sam to take the Camel ride on sand dunes while the sun is setting down experience the night in camp at sand dunes. Overnight in Camp with attach toilet & bathroom.
DAY 6: JAISALMER - JODHPUR (290 Km / about 7 hrs drive)
Morning after breakfast we drive to Jodhpur. Jodhpur is the second largest city in the Rajasthan & it was founded by Rao Jodha in 1459. It is called the Gateway to Thar, as it is literally on the edge of the Thar Desert. It is also called the “Sun City” as the sun shines very bright. It is also referred to as the “Blue City” due to the blue-painted houses around the Fort. On arrival in Jodhpur check into the hotel & relax. Overnight in Hotel at Jodhpur.
DAY 7: JODHPUR - UDAIPUR (270 km / about 6 hrs drive)
Morning after breakfast, enjoy the sightseeing of Jodhpur, with the Mehrangarh Fort (Majestic Fort), one of the most impressive & formidable structures anywhere in India, Jaswant Thada (also known as Taj Mahal of Jodhpur), a cluster of royal cenotaphs in white marble built in the year 1899 AD in memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II.
Later we drive to Udaipur, It is set on the edge of three lakes & also known as the "City of Lakes". Undoubtedly one of the most romantic cities in India. On arrival check into the hotel & relax. Overnight in Hotel at Udaipur.
DAY 8: UDAIPUR
After breakfast enjoy full day visit of Udaipur including City Palace the largest palace complex in Rajasthan, comprising many buildings added at different time by various Maharajas. After that visit ancient Jagdish Temple famous for impressively carved image of Lord Vishnu & take a boat ride around Lake Pichola offers spectacular views of the city. Evening visit the colorful market of Udaipur. Overnight in hotel at Udaipur.
DAY 9: UDAIPUR - BUNDI (280 km / about 7 hrs drive)
After breakfast we’ll depart for Bundi. On arrival, check into the hotel & relax. Later in the evening enjoy an orientation walk in the town. Bundi is a captivating place, and is amongst one of the few towns in India that is still untouched by modernization and is famous for its bangle maker and brass pottery. Overnight in Hotel at Bundi.
DAY 10: BUNDI - PUSHKAR (235 km / about 6 hrs drive)
Morning after breakfast, visit the famous Taragarh Fort built in 1354 AD, perched on a thickly wooded hill & magnificent Palace complex of Bundi. Later drive to Pushkar. Pushkar is famous for its Temples, Lake, Ghats, Sand Dunes and Bazaar. There are small hills on the three side of Pushkar and the deep and beautiful lake on the other, which increase the beauty of Pushkar. On arrival, check into the hotel & relax. Evening enjoy the walk in Colorful Market of Pushkar. Overnight in Pushkar.
DAY 11: PUSHKAR - JAIPUR (135 Km, about 3 hrs drive)
Morning after breakfast, start your Guided sightseeing of Pushkar including the only Lord Brahma temple in India & Ghats around the Pushkar Lake. Later drive to Jaipur. On arrival in Jaipur, check into the Hotel & relax. Evening free to explore colorful market of Jaipur. Overnight in Jaipur.
DAY 12: JAIPUR
After breakfast enjoy the sightseeing of Jaipur (Known as Pink City because many buildings are still washed in Pink, the traditional color of welcome) including the 16th century’s Amber fort with elephant ride, after that visit the Magnificent City Palace (Royal Museum) built in 1727 by Maharaja Sawai Singh. Evening free to visit the colorful bazaar for shopping. O/n Hotel.
DAY 13: JAIPUR – RANTHAMBORE (195 Km / about 4 hrs drive)
In the morning after breakfast, straight drive to Ranthambore. On arrival in Ranthambore, check into the hotel.
Late afternoon visit the 10th Century’s Ranthambore Fort and enjoy the short nature walk. Overnight in Hotel at Ranthambore.
DAY: 14 RANTHAMBORE
Morning & afternoon do the jungle safari with a naturalist guide in an open canter coach. O/n Hotel.
Ranthambore national park; Located in south-east Rajasthan, where the Vindhayas and the Aravalli Hills meet, the Ranthambore National Park is bound by the rivers Chambal, in the south, and Banas, in the north. Characterised by rocky plains, flat hill tops, gentle slopes and precipitous cliffs, covered by dry deciduous forests. Ranthambore is virtually an island rich in flora and fauna in an ocean of villages, farmland and over grazed arid land.
A haven for a multitude of wild animals, the park boasts of playing host to Royal Bengal Tigers, Leopards, the elusive Carcals, Hyenas, Sloth Bears, Wild Boars, Crocodiles and so on. Besides, there are around 300 species of birds, from the majestic Crested Serpent Eagle to the exotic Golden Oriole.
DAY 15: RANTHAMBORE- AGRA (300 km / about 7 hrs drive)
Morning after breakfast, drive to Agra. Enroute visit the Fatehpur Sikri (The Ghost City). Later drive continue to Agra, beautifully situated on the banks of river Yamuna. On arrival in Agra, check into the hotel & relax. Overnight in Hotel at Agra.