Itinerary + Map

DAY 1 DELHI
Welcome to India! There’s no where else like it in the world, get ready to have all your senses blown away and become totally addicted. Your tour commences with an arrival transfer to your hotel in vibrant Delhi, and your evening is yours to explore as you wish.
Stay at:
Vivanta by Taj Dwarka New Deli (5 star)

DAY 2 DELHI
The capital of India is a true reflection of the old and new. Today you will delve into Old Delhi, starting with the imposing Red Fort known for its massive enclosing walls of red sandstone. Visit Jama Masjid, one of the largest mosques in India, followed by a visit to Gandhi’s memorial at Raj Ghat. This evening, join your fellow tour members at a welcome dinner. BD

DAY 3 DELHI – AGRA
This morning explore New Delhi with a visit to Birla House, the former residence of Mahatma Gandi. Afterwards drive along the Rajpath past the famous India Gate, the Houses of Parliament, Connaught Place, and visit Humayun's Tomb, the first garden-tomb of India. Continue to the 75m high Qutub Minar, an incredible red sandstone tower. Afterwards continue on to Agra. BD
Stay at:
Trident Agra (5 star) or The Gateway Hotel (5 star)

DAY 4 AGRA / FATEHPUR SIKRI
Today is the day you’ve been waiting for! Start today at the iconic Taj Mahal, the famous monument of love. This architectural wonder was built by the emperor in loving memory of his beloved queen. Continue on to the Red Fort of Agra, before travelling to nearby Fatehpur Sikri to explore the grounds of the Mughal Empire and now fascinating ghost city. See the stunning remains including the three palaces built by Emperor Akbar, one for each of his favourite wives. BD

DAY 5 AGRA – RANTHAMBORE
Drive to Ranthambore, famous for the Royal Bengal Tigers that roam the area. Enjoy an afternoon safari where you have the opportunity to spot the elusive big cat and other various indigenous animals, such as nilgai, chausingha, chital, chinkara, wild boar, jungle cat, ratel, hyena, porcupine, the Rhesus Macaque and the black-faced Langur. BLD
Stay at:
Tiger Den Resort (Jungle Resort)

DAY 6 RANTHAMBORE – JAIPUR
Enjoy a morning safari for another opportunity to spot animals in their natural habitat. Then drive to Jaipur, the pristine jewel in the desert sands of Rajasthan. This evening enjoy dinner with a Cultural Dance performance. BD
Stay at:
Trident Jaipur (5 star)

DAY 7 JAIPUR
This morning visit the Amber Fort, a classic romantic Rajasthani Fort-Palace, which stands tall overlooking the Pink City. Ascend by Jeep to reach the inner citadel, where you will find an extensive palace complex, including the magnificent Chamber of a Thousand Mirrors. BD

DAY 8 JAIPUR – PUSHKAR
Today, drive to fascinating Pushkar, the desert city home to interesting bathing Ghats, onion domes and temples. Then visit the famous temple of Lord Brahma. BD
Stay at:
The Green House Resort (Tented Resort)

DAY 9 PUSHKAR – UDAIPUR
Continue your exploration of Rajasthan as you drive to Udaipur, a city of lakes set against the beautiful backdrop of the Aravalli Hills. BD
Stay at:
Trident Udaipur (5 star)

DAY 10 UDAIPUR
Embark on a city tour, starting with a visit the impressive City Palace, Saheliyon-Ki-Bari gardens and Fateh Sagar Lake. Continue on to visit Jagdish Temple, a large Hindu temple famous for its intricate rock carvings. Later in the evening enjoy a boat ride on Lake Pichola. BD

DAY 11 UDAIPUR – JODHPUR
Proceed to the stunning city of Jodhpur. This afternoon visit Mehrangarh Fort, one of the largest forts in India. Inside its boundaries are several palaces known for their intricate carvings and expansive courtyards. Then visit Jaswant Thada, a white marble memorial with an array of whimsical domes. BD
Stay at:
Radisson Jodhpur (5 star)

DAY 12 JODHPUR – JAISALMER
Drive across the desert to Jaisalmer, witnessing its magic as the city shimmers like a mirage in the distance. The golden sandstone walls and narrow streets lined with exquisitely carved buildings, through which camel carts trudge leisurely, has an extraordinarily medieval feel and an incredible atmosphere. BD
Stay at:
Hotel Rawal Kot (4 star)

DAY 13 JAISALMER
Today, visit Jaisalmer Fort (Sonar Fort) one of the largest fully preserved fortified cities in the world. This afternoon explore the Jain temple, which dates back to the 11th century and Patwon-ki-Haveli, the extravagant home of a wealthy merchant. This five-storey complex is the most elaborate of Jaisalmer’s havelis. You’ll also visit Gadisar Tank, a scenic lake with numerous beautiful shrines. Take an afternoon drive to Sam village, where you’ll take a camel ride into the Thar Desert to enjoy a beautiful sunset. BD
Stay at:
Hotel Rawal Kot (4 star)

DAY 14 JAISALMER – BIKANER
Continue to Bikaner and feel like a royal as you check in to your heritage hotel. Lalgarh Palace was commissioned by a former Maharaja over a century ago and is considered one of the most remarkable royal of the 19th century. Make sure you keep an eye out for one of the property’s many peacock residents! This afternoon, make your way to impressive Junagarh Fort and marvel at its beautifully decorated interiors. BD
Stay at:
Llagarh Palace (Heritage)

DAY 15 BIKANER – MANDAWA – ALSISAR
This morning drive to Deshnoke to visit the famous Rat Temple dedicated to the Goddess Karni Mata. The interiors are decorated with intricate marble panels, silver and gold. It is also home to approximately 20,000 rats. Afterwards, drive to Mandawa, "The Open Air Art Gallery of Rajasthan". Admire the havelis with walls decorated with beautiful frescos depicting different aspects of the life in Rajasthan. Afterwards continue to Alsisar to enjoy the balance of the day at leisure. BD
Stay at:
Alsisar Mahal (Heritage)

DAY 16 ALSISAR – DELHI
Your tour concludes with a transfer Delhi (approx. 6 hours), check in at your hotel where you have day use until 8.30pm before for your onward journey. BD
Hotel day use at:
Vivanta By Taj Dwarka New Deli (5 star)

  • Travel with a small group (maximum of 14 guests)
  • Ride a camel through the Thar Desert, on the outskirts of Jaisalmer
  • Get into the heart of Ranthambore NP on a jeep safari
  • Entrance fees
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Arrival and departure transfer
  • 15 breakfasts
  • 1 lunch
  • 15 dinners

Excursions

  • Tick off all the major sights on guided tours of Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Pushkar, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Bikaner and Alsisar
  • Visit the fascinating ghost city, Fatehpur Sikri
  • Experience Deshnoke Rat Temple
  • Explore Mandawa’s famous “The Open Air Art Gallery”
  • Take an afternoon and morning Jeep safari in Ranthambore National Park

Pricing

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