Heritage Of Rajasthan (17n/18d)

The Imposing Meherangah Fort

The Imposing Meherangah Fort

Day 1 Arrive Delhi
Assistance at arrival and transferred to your pre booked Hotel. Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 2 Delhi
Morning tour of Old Delhi including the Red Fort, Jama Masjid Mosque and Raj Ghat. Afternoon sightseeing of New Delhi, including India Gate and the Vice Regal Residence, both fine examples of British Imperial architecture. Continue to the tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun and the Qutub Minar tower.

Day 3 Delhi – Mandawa
Drive to Mandawa the heart of the Thar Desert, which used to be a medieval Indian trade city and still has beautifully preserved houses of medieval Indian traders in typical Rajput style with their colourful murals and wall paintings. Overnight at Mandawa.

Day 4 Mandawa – Bikaner
Drive to Bikaner through desert country. Upon arrival check in to the hotel. The fort and palaces of Bikaner break the starkness of the desert. Visit the Junagarh Fort and the Lalgarh Palace. Overnight at the Hotel

Day 5 Bikaner – Jaisalmer
Drive to Jaisalmer, a fascinating city rising from the heart of the Thar Desert like a golden mirage. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 6 Jaisalmer
Visit the 12th century fort on Trikuta hill, the Jain temples and Gadisar tank. Also enjoy a camel ride across the dunes to see the sunset. Overnight at hotel.

Day 7 Jaisalmer – Jodhpur
Drive to Jodhpur, the gateway to the Thar desert, the city is known for its striking fort, stately palaces and gracious buildings. Visit the Jaswant Thada and the imposing Meherangarh Fort, followed by a walking tour to see the old city of Jodhpur and its markets. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 8 Jodhpur – Rawla Narlai
Wake up to the sounds of this 17th century village, and take in the spiritual energy of the fresh air descending down from the Shiva Temple, stroll through the small bazaar, bustling with activity and colour. Overnight at the Fort.

Day 9 Rawla Narlai – Bambora Via Ranakpur
After breakfast leave for Bambora enroute visit Ranakpur, one of the biggest and most important clusters of Jain Temples in India. Later, drive to Bambora. Overnight at Fort.

Day 10 Bambora
Bambora is beautifully situated on a hilltop overlooking the Aravali hills of southern Rajasthan. Day at Leisure. Overnight at Fort.

Day 11 Bambora – Deogarh
Drive to Deogarh Mahal, a fortified palace in the heart of Deogarh village, upon checking in the Fort the day is free to explore the colourful village. Overnight at Fort.

Day 12 Deogarh – Pushkar
Drive to Pushkar – a quiet little town, on the edge of a small and beautiful lake in eastern Rajasthan. A city of 500 temples and 52 bathing ghats. Afternoon spent visiting the ghats and the temples. Overnight at Pushkar.

Day 13 Pushkar – Jaipur
Take a full day city tour of Jaipur city & Amber fort. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 16 Jaipur – Fatehpur Sikri – Agra
Drive to Agra, via the well-preserved Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri. Upon arrival check in and in the afternoon, proceed for the city tour of Agra visiting the Agra Fort .Overnight at Hotel.

Day 17 Agra – Delhi
Very early morning we drive on the cycle rickshaws to visit the famous Taj Mahal at sunrise. After visiting Agra city, we leave for Delhi en route visiting Sikandra, the tomb of Akbar. Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 18 Depart Delhi
Departure transfer to the Indra Gandhi International Airport Terminal II airport to board flight back home.

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