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Enchanting Rajasthan Tour Enquiry

Duration: 11 Nights / 12 Days 
Places to Visit: 
Delhi - Mandawa - Bikaner - Jodhpur - Luni - Mount Abu - Ranakpur - Udaipur - Ajmer - Pushkar - Jaipur - Agra - Delhi

Lotus Temple New Delhi
Day 01: Delhi Arrival
Arrive and transfer to Hotel for overnight stay.

Day 02: Delhi.
After Breakfast enjoy combined city tour of Old & New Delhi visiting Red fort, Jama Masjid, RajGhat, India Gate, President house , Qutub Minar, National Museum, Lotus Temple,etc. Overnight Stay in Delhi hotel.

Day 03: Delhi - Mandawa.
Morning after breakfast drive to Mandawa.
On arrival transfer to Palace Hotel/Haveli in Mandawa. Afternoon proceed to visit mandawa village.
Mandawa is renowned for its innumerable painted havelies (mansions), which were the homes of the Marwari trading community. These handsome havelies, adorned with elaborate and intricate frescoes, are over a hundred years old, and have withstood the ravages of time. The grand havelies of the Goenkas, Ladias, Sarafs and the Chokhanis, in Mandawa are fine examples of the famous Shekhawati workmanship. Overnight in palace hotel/haveli.

Day 04: Mandawa - Bikaner
After breakfast proceed to Bikaner. Afternoon half day city tour of Bikaner to visit Fort and Palace which is built on red sand stone marked brilliantly by intricate filigree work.

Bikaner : The town stands on the northern tip of the desert triangle. Rao Jodha's eldest son Rao Bika set out of his father's kingdom to conquer a separate kingdom for himself.

Day 05: Bikaner - Jodhpur .
Morning after breakfast drive down to Jodhpur. Afternoon proceed to visit Jodhpur city tour.
Jodhpur - a city founded in 1459 by Rao Jodha and is today one of the leading centres for wood, cattle, camels, salt and agricultural crops. Jodhpur is surrounded by a high stone wall with seven gates and countless bastions. The second largest city of Rajasthan is famous for the impregnable Meharangarh Fort. Also visit Jaswant Thada, a collection of royal cenotaphs built in white marble, Mandore Gardens. Overnight in Jodhpur Hotel

Day 06: Jodhpur - Mount Abu.
Morning after breakfast jeep safari of visit Bishnoi Village.
Afternoon drive down to Mount Abu.
On arrival check in at Hotel. Overnight in Mount Abu Hotel.

Day 07: Mount Abu - Ranakpur - Udaipur.
Morning visit the beautiful white marble Dilwara Jain temples of Mount Abu & proceed to Udaipur enroute visit Ranakpur.
Ranakpur - The Jain community, like several others, had always enjoyed the patronage of the ruling family of Mewar and quite a few important positions were held by the Jains. In 15th century, Rana Kumbha of Mewar gave a large stretch of land in a quite and picturesque valley deep in the Aravallis, to the Jains. This area came to be known as Ranakpur, located 96 km from Udaipur, this is one of the five main holy places of the Jains. Although, over 500 years old, these temples are well preserved almost in perfect condition. The central temple is the Chamukha temple, dedicated to Adinath, the first Jain Tirthankar (saint). This temple is the most complex and extensive in design. It has 29 halls, 80 domes and 1444 pillars. What is interesting is that no two pillars are alike. Overnight in Udaipur Hotel.

Day 08: Udaipur.
Morning visit the temples of Nagda & Eklingji.
Afternoon city tour of Udaipur.
Udaipur - is one of the most beautiful cities of Rajasthan, known as City of Lakes, Palaces and Gardens. Morning visit the City Palace in all its ancient glory, and a part which is still the residence of the Maharajas of Udaipur. City Place has several carved balconies, arches and decorated pillars, onto Sahelion - Ki-Bari (queen's resort for the friends) famous for its spectacular lawns, fountains and shady walks. Overnight in Udaipur Hotel

Day 09: Udaipur - Ajmer - Pushkar.
Morning after breakfast drive to Pushkar. Enroute visit Tomb of Khawaja Moinuddin Chishti at Ajmer.
Ajmer: Famous for the tomb of the sufi saint, Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti, the Dargah Sharif was founded by the Chauhan ruler, Ajaipal, during the 11th century and is dominated by the Taragarh Fort built by Prithiviraj Chauhan. Some 800 years ago, a splendid embankment was built by Anaji by the lovely lake, Ana Sagar and some 500 years later Shah Jehan erected 5 beautiful marble pavilions.

Pushkar is Sacred town and lies 11 kms north east of Ajmer. According to mythology, the Pushkar lake is supposed to have appeared miraculously when a lotus flower fell from the hands of Lord Brahma and dropped into this valley. On Kartik Poornima, thousands of pilgrims come to bathe in the holy waters of the Pushkar Lake. The fair is overwhelming in its magnitude and its visual impact. Colorful bazaars are set up, camels are paraded and also bought and sold.
Evening enjoy sunset view and overnight in Pushkar Hotel

Day 10: Pushkar - Jaipur.
Morning after breakfast proceed to Jaipur. On Arrival proceed to visit Amer Fort with elephant drive.
Amer Fort-Remarkable for the majestic grandeur of its surroundings as for its sturdy battlements and beautiful palaces.
Afternoon city tour visiting City Palace - where the former Maharaja still resides in a part of it, but rest now serves as a Museum. Also visit Jantar Mantar, an observatory built by a great astronomer Sawai Jai Singh; onto drive past through Hawa Mahal (Palace of winds). Overnight in Jaipur Hotel

Day 11: Jaipur - Agra.
Morning after breakfast drive to Agra. En-route visit Fatehpur - Sikri - once the capital of Mughal Empire and abandoned after 15 years due to scarcity of water. Its fortifications and Palaces are in a wonderful state of preservation.
On arrival at Agra, check-in Hotel

Day 12: Agra - Delhi.
Morning after breakfast half day city tour visiting Agra Fort and the World famous Taj Mahal built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jehan in the year 1652 as a memorial for his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. Afternoon leave by road for Delhi.
On arrive at Delhi, transfer to international airport to fly back home / onward destination.

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