DAY 1: Delhi
Arrive Delhi. Assistance on arrival and transfer to hotel. Overnight at
DAY 2: Delhi
Morning tour of Delhi visiting Raj Ghat - the cremation sites of Mahatma
Gandhi, Jama Masjid and drive past Red Fort.Afternoon visit Qutub Minar
built by Qutub-ud-Din Aibek in 1199, India Gate (War Memorial Arch ). Also
drive past President's House, Parliament House, Government Secretariat
Buildings. Overnight in hotel.
DAY 3: Delhi / Agra
Morning drive to Agra. On arrival & check in hotel. Afternoon city
visit the magnificent Taj Mahal built by the Emperor Shah Jehan between 1631
and 1653 as an expression of his love for his Queen Mumtaz Mahal. Over night
at hotel. Also visit Itmad- Ud- Daula's Tomb built by Empress Noorjahan in
memory of her father. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 4: Agra / Bharatpur
Morning, drive to Bharatpur via Fatehpur sikri. Afternoon visit to
Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary on rickshaws. The most spectacular water- birds
sanctuary features nesting indigenous water- birds and migratory birds. From
October till December the indigenous water- birds nest around the lake from
December on, the migratory geese, duck and cranes are the main feature of
the sanctuary. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 5: Bharatpur / Karoli
Morning, drive to Karoli. Arrive Karoli & check in at hotel. Afternoon
sightseeing of Karoli, the kingdom of Karoli, founded in 1348, close to the
borders of both Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh has ravines in the
countryside and is now off the beaten track. Better known for its pink stone
used for construction, Karoli is a pilgrimage center and has an old palace
which, though mostly in ruins, is still representative of the opulence of
its medieval durbars. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 6: Karoli / Pachewar
Morning, drive to Pachewar. Arrive Pachewar & check in hotel. Overnight
DAY 7: Pachewar / Deogarh
Morning, drive to Deogarh, Arrive Deogarh & check in hotel. The Deogarh
Castle is located on a hillock and is encircled by the town. It was built in
1670 by Rawat Dwarkadasji of the Chundawat clan of the Siaodia Dynasty.
Constructed by the famed Sompura architects, well-known for their additions
and alterations according to the needs of the residents. There are five
floors and over 200 rooms have murals done by local painters after whom
Deogarh school of painting has acquired fame the world over. The family has
a large collection of Deogarh miniatures. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 8: Deogarh / Narlai
Morning, drive to Narlai. Arrive Narlai & check in hotel. Afternoon
visit the Narlai. A legend says it that it was here that the sage Narad Muni
meditated long before it was inhabited and later it became a hunting
preserve for the Sisodias. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 9: Narlai / Luni
Morning, drive to Luni. Arrive Luni & check in hotel. Afternoon visit
the Luni River that has provided a lifeline to dwellers in the desert even
though it has been a seasonal phenomenon and its floods in the past have
wrought havoc. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 10: Luni / Jaisalmer
Morning drive to Jaisalmer. Arrive Jaisalmer & check in hotel.
Overnight at hotel.
DAY 11: Jaisalmer
Morning, city tour throbbing in the heart of the Thar. The origins of
Jaisalmer go back to the 12th century, when Rawal Jaisal abandoned his old
fort at Ludarwa and laid the foundation of a new city. Visit the magnificent
fort, the Patwon Ki Haveli (mansion) and Salim Singh Ki Haveli. Overnight at
DAY 12: Jaisalmer / Bikaner
Morning, drive to Bikaner. Arrive Bikaner & check in hotel. Afternoon
city tour. 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. Overnight at
DAY 13: Bikaner / Kuchaman
Morning, drive to Kuchaman. Arrive Kuchaman & check in hotel. Located
in Nagaur District, Kuchaman Fort has had a strategic role to play in
Rajasthan's history which unravels as one moves around its 17th century
battlements. Its picturesque village is idyllic for those who would like to
discover the charm of walking through it. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 14: Kuchaman / Pachar
Morning, drive to Pachar. Arrive Pachar & check in hotel. Afternoon
visit lake to one side and sand dunes on the other. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 15: Pachar / Jaipur
Morning, drive to Jaipur. Arrive Jaipur & check in hotel. Overnight at
DAY 16: Jaipur
Morning, Morning, visit Amber Fort via Wind Palace & Water Palace here
you have the elephant ride to the top of the fort. After sightseeing of
Amber visit city palace, Observatory & the glittering bazaars of Jaipur.
Back to hotel via Birla Mandir. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 17: Jaipur / Delhi
Morning, drive to Delhi. Arrive Delhi. Day at leisure & departure to
International Airport to your onward journey.