15N/16D Golden Triangle with Rajasthan
ARRIVAL: DELHI Arrive New Delhi IGI Airport a day earlier. Our representative will receive & transfer you by an AC car or coach to your hotel.
After an early breakfast full day sightseeing of Delhi & New Delhi visiting the Red Fort, Qutub Minar, India Gate, Lotus Temple, pass by the Presidential Palace & Nizamuddin’s Tomb. Dinner and Overnight at the hotel.
Arrive Jodhpur – India’ Suncity by a morning flight from New Delhi. Check-in at a boutique or heritage hotel. Lunch at the hotel. After lunch a tour of the city visiting the fabulous Mehrangarh Fort & Museum, the Mandore Gardens,Jaswant Thada & Umaid Bhawan Palace. Dinner & overnight at the hotel.
After an early breakfast leave by AC Car or coach for Jaisalmer – the desert city world famous for the Golden Fort – now on UNESCO World Heritage Sites List. Check into your hotel for lunch. After lunch visit the downtown where you will find ‘Havelis’ made of intricately carved stones and the Fort. See the colourful bazaars. Dinner & overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast proceed to the Sam Sand Dunes – an hour’s drive – and check into your AC tented accommodation.Take a camel safari on the dunes. Observe the setting sun over the desert. In the evening you will be entertained by the folk musicians of the desert over dinner. Do not forget to see the azure sky with its millions of twinkling stars by just venturing out of your tent. You will be mesmerised.
From the Sam Sand Dunes proceed to Nimaj and check-in at the Palace Hotel – the oldest heritage property in India for a grand welcome. This property is owned & operated by the former royal family of Nimaj. Bar-be-cue & dinner in its beautiful surroundings. Overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast take a bullock-cart safari. Pass through quaint villages. Bar-be-cue & lunch on a farm.Return to the hotel for some rest and a great entertainment with folk fire dance over dinner. Overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast leave for Ranakpur – the town with the breathtaking Jain Temples. Lunch at a boutique hotel. From here you move to Fort Kumbhalgarh – a UNESCO World Listed Site. The fort is an amazing example of military architecture.From here proceed to Udaipur – India’s best-known destination also called the Lake City.
Check-in at your hotel. Dinner on the rooftop for a magnificent view of the lighted-up city.
After breakfast take a boat ride in the pristine Pichola Lake. Visit the City Palace & Museum,the Sahelion-ki-bari(Garden-of-Maids) and the Sajjangarh Fort.
After breakfast leave for Chittorgarh Fort. En route lunch at Palace-Hotel Bassi. This ancient fort spread over several square kilometres will take your breath away. This fort too is on the UNESCO World Heritage Sites List. From Chittorgarh proceed to Fort Palace-Hotel Barli for snacks,coffee & tea. Move to the temple town of Pushkar – the town with the world’s only Brahma Temple. Check-in at a boutique hotel for dinner & overnight.
In the morning after breakfast visit the temples & the lake. Now proceed to Kishangarh – for lunch at the Phool Mahal Palace. Visit the Fort and see the artists making the magnificent miniature paintings. These paintings are done in the Kishangarh School style. From here you move to Jaipur – known the world-over as the Pink City. Check-in at Hotel Mahal Khandela or an equally good boutique heritage hotel for dinner & overnight.
After an early breakfast take a tour of the Amer Fort Complex. Climb the fort on an elephant.
Also, see the Nahargarh & Jaigarh Forts.
Visit the City Palace. Return to the hotel.
In the evening KV Singh and his wife – the owners of the hotel – will host a private dinner for you. Folk dances & music to entertain the guests. Overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast take an excursion to Bhangarh Fort – probably the only fort in the world officially declared as ‘haunted’. Nobody is allowed in after sunset!!!!
Dinner at Castle Kalwar owned by a former highly- decorated general of the Indian Army. He
& his gracious wife will serve you sumptuous food in their grand castle just 19 km from Jaipur. Overnight at Hotel Mahal Khandela
After breakfast leave for Agra – city of the Taj Mahal. Enroute lunch and visit to the world famous bird sanctuary at Bharatpur. See Fatehpur Sikri. Check-in into your hotel at Agra for dinner and overnight.
Visit Taj Mahal & Sikandra. Lunch at the hotel. Leave thereafter for New Delhi. Dinner & overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast proceed to the IGI Airport for journey home or out of India with beautiful memories of your journey across this country.