12 Day Rajasthan Tour Plan
Day-01 Arrive Delhi( Sightseeing) : Met on arrival in Delhi and proceed for combined sightseeing tour of Old and New Delhi visiting - The mighty Red Fort, Friday Mosque -- Jama Masjid, The silver street of Chandni Chowk, Raj Ghat -- the cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi, The Hindu temple -- Birla Mandir, The India Gate -- a 42 m high war memorial, The Rashtrapati Bhawan -- President's House, The tomb of Emperor Humayun, Qutab Minar -- a 73 m high victory tower and The Bahai Temple -- shaped like a lotus flower and a proof of India's secularism.Overnight at the hotel.
Day-02 Delhi - Agra (220 kms / 04 hrs)
Morning after breakfast drive to Agra, situated on the bank of Yamuna River, is home to India's most famous landmark, the Taj Mahal. Agra was the capital of Mughal Empire in the 16th & 17th centuries and its superb monuments date from this era. On arrival in Agra check in at the hotel.
Afternoon proceed for half day sightseeing tour
of Agra city visiting the world famous Taj Mahal, one of the wonders of the world -- a monument of love created by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal and perhaps the most perfect architectural monument of the world, The red sand stone fort -- a testament to the rise and fall of the Mughal empire built by Emperor Akbar in red sand stone over 400 years ago. Overnight at the hotel.
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Day-03 Agra - Jaipur (242 kms /06 hr) Morning after breakfast, drive to Jaipur. Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan, known as the "Pink City" because of the pink - colored buildings in its old city. It is situated on a dry lakebed in a somewhat arid landscape, surrounded by barren hills surmounted by forts and crenellated walls. Founded in 1727 by Maharaja Jai Singh II, who was careful to cultivate good favour with the ruling Mughals, he laid out the city with rectangular blocks according to ancient Hindu architecture. It is a wonderful city for shopping. On arrival in Jaipur check in at the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
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Day-04 Jaipur (full Day sightseeing) : Morning after breakfast, proceed for full day sightseeing tour of Jaipur -- the pink city takes you to the Hawa Mahal -- The Palace of Winds, the facade of which is all pink windows and filigree screens, The Jantar Mantar -- the largest and best preserved 18th century stone observatory, The City Palace --still the home of the former royalty H.H Bhawani Singh Ji of Jaipur housing an extensive collection of art, carpets and old weapons. Also visit to Amber Fort situated 11 kms away from Jaipur. Amber was once the ancient capital of Jaipur state. The Fort is a superb example of Rajput architecture, stunningly situated on a hillside and overlooking a lake, which reflects it's terraces and ramparts. The climb to the fort is on gaily-bedecked Elephants. Overnight at the hotel.
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Day-05 Jaipur - Bikaner (321 kms /07 hrs) :Morning after breakfast, drive to Bikaner. Bikaner was founded by Rao Bika, second son of the founder of Jodhpur. The city figured importantly on the great caravan trade routes. A long city wall encircles the old city while all important buildings, including the fort and the palaces, are outside the city walls. The Ganga Canal, built between 1925 and 1927, brought prosperity to this otherwise arid desert region. On arrival in Bikaner check in at the hotel.Overnight at the hotel.
Day-06 Bikaner - Jaisalmer (330 kms / 7 hrs) Morning after breakfast, proceed for half day sightseeing tour of Bikaner city -- visiting The Junagarh fort which was built in 1588, with several places & temples Lallgarh palace carved from red sand stone sandstone, Ganga golden jubilee museum & also visit camel breeding farm.
Later drive to Jaisalmer, the golden city of Thar Desert was founded in 1156 A.D. by Rawal Jaisal, the head of Bhati clan of Rajputs. This citadel town blossoms with intricately carved Havelies & Temples. Placid cows chew cud as life continues at its own pace in this medieval fortified wonder of the Great Indian Desert. This town with population of 40,000 is a definite walking city & will transport you back in time. This town was declared a national heritage city in 1974 & it is our endeavor to preserve & protect it for your pleasure. The environs of Jaisalmer are home to many endangered desert flora & fauna. The great Indian bustard is our prized resident. "Aakal" Fossil Park is testimony of the antiquity of this region.On arrival in Jaisalmer check in at the hotel.Overnight at the hotel.
Day-07 Jaisalmer : Morning after breakfast, proceed for half day sightseeing tour of Jaisalmer. This desert city is unlike any city in India. It is also called the Golden City because of the colour imparted to its stone ramparts by the setting sun. Your tour of Jaisalmer starts with a visit to the Jaisalmer Fort built in 1156 by Rawal Jaisal and is situated on the 80m high Trikuta Hill. The fort has a maze of winding alleys, all of which are paved in stone. Within the fort walls you will also see a group o beautifully carved Jain temples. Proceed on to see two of Jaisalmers most famous Havelis Salim Singh ki Haveli, once the residence of the Prime Minister of the former princely state of Jaisalmer. Also visit Patron ki Haveli, another of Jaisalmer` s elaborate residences. Overnight at the hotel.
Day-08 Jaisalmer - Jodhpur (290 kms / 06 hrs) Morning after breakfast, drive to Jodhpur. Jodhpur is known as the 'blue city' because of its blue houses. The bustling desert city of Jodhpur stands at the edge of the Thar Desert and is the second largest city of Rajasthan after Jaipur. The city is distinguished by a massive fort that tops a sheer rocky ridge rising in the middle of the town. The old city is still surrounded by a 10 km long wall, built about a century after Jodhpur was founded. Eight gates lead out of the old city and there are plenty of fascinating walks through the jumble of winding streets Founded in 1459 by Rao Jodha, the chief of a Rajput clan known as Rathores, Jodhpur was the capital of the Rathore kingdom and was called Marwar.On arrival in Jodhpur check in at the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Day-09 Jodhpur- Morning after breakfast, proceed forfull day sightseeing tour of Jodhpur city. Your tour of this desert city takes you to one of the most imposing Forts -- The Mehrangarh Fort, with its intricately carved sand stone edifice setting, seemingly impregnable and built a top a 400 ft high rock. Close to the Fort is The Jaswant Thada -- the royal crematorium and a cenotaph of the rulers of Jodhpur built in translucent white marble. and then return back to hotel over night stay at hotel.
Day-10 Jodhpur- Pushkar (180 kms 5 hr ): after breakfast in morning check out from hotel and then proceed to Pushkar enroute enjoy the countryside journey by road upon arrival - proceed to visit Eklingji temple the only temple in the world of God Brahma the creator of The world after then Check in to hotel over night stay in to hotel.
Day-11 Pushkar -delhi: (380 kms 8 hr): After breakfast proceed to check out from hotel and visit the pushkar city and then straight drive to Delhi en route enjoy the journey upon arrival in Delhi Check in to hotel and then over night stay hotel.
Day-12 Delhi: After your breakfast in morning proceed to last minute shopping in to local market and then proceed to catch you flight back to your home or next onward destination..
Tour cost :: USD($795) Per person
Including : Transportation by luxury Innova SUV from delhi to delhi.
ii) Toll, tax, parking, interstate taxes, fuel charges, Driver allowance.
iii)Mineral water 2ltr for per person daily.
iv) 3& 4* catagory hotel accommodation twin sharing basis on Bed and Breakfast
Excluding : Anything which not mentioned in above.
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