Arrive into Delhi,Welcome to Vardhman’s “Rajasthan Cultural Tour “! On arrival in Delhi, you will be met and transferred by Vardhman’s representative to your hotel. Rest of the day at Leisure.
Overnight at hotel.
DAY 2 - Delhi
This morning after a leisurely breakfast proceed for the sightseeing of Delhi.Combined city tour of New Delhi & Old Delhi Visit Qutab Minar, Humayun’s tomb, Lakshminarayan Temple, a modern Hindu Temple, Parliament House, Government Secretarial Building and Connaught place, the shopping centre of New Delhi.Visit Red Fort, built in 1648 by Mughal Emperor Shahjehan, Jama Masjid, one of the largest Mosque of India, Raj Ghat and Shanti Vana, the cremation sites of Mahatama Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru. Also drive past Chandni Chowk, shopping centre of Old Delhi.
Overnight at hotel.
DAY 3 -Delhi - Agra
This morning after breakfast drive to the “Romantic city of Taj Mahal ” – Agra!. City tour of Agra. Visit Taj Mahal (Closed on every Friday) & Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daula. Afternoon, we ride to the massive Agra Fort. The elegant buildings inside reflect an interesting synthesis of Hindu and Central Asian architectural styles. The maze of the courtyards, mosques & private chambers of the fort echo the story of the Mughal Empire. The Moti Masjid & other magnificent buildings reflect the skill of the ancient Indian architectsLater you will visit a marble gallery – the flagship store in Agra which offers an excellant range of white marble, fashionable wear & exotic wooden articles, truly a one stop shop!
Overnight at hotel.
DAY 4 - Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Jaipur
Morning after breakfast drive to Ghost city of Fatehpur Sikri. This was emperor Akbar’s capital designed and built in Red stone, the city is another architectural wonder, later drive to jaipur. Arrive in Jaipur by evening and check into your hotel.
DAY 5 - Jaipur- Amber- Jaipur
Morning excursion to Amber Fort with Elephant ride (at your own cost).Afternoon city tour of the famous “The Pink City ” witch reminds of a glorious past and ther is so much to see and Enjoy here. It is also famous for its blue -art pottery and inlaid brasswork .
DAY 6 - Jaipur - Mandawa
Morning drive to Mandawa and upon arrival, transfer to hotel. Later proceed for the sightseeing of Mandawa,Visit Mandwa, founded in 1755 by Thakur Nawal Singh and still the home of his descendants. See beautiful frescoes, havelis and mansions. Mandawa castle, one of the finest castles of Rajasthan, is now a hotel and house of collections of armories, costumes of ancestors, canons from 1820, ancient coins, numismatic collection and many other interesting items, preserved in a museum. A walking tour of the painted ‘havelis’ of some of the leading business families of the country.
DAY 7 - Mandawa - Bikaner
Morning drive to Bikaner and upon arrival, check into your hotel. In the afternoon proeed for the sightseeing of Bikaner. Visit Junagarh Fort an imposing fort with beautiful palaces that are made out of a mix of marble and red sandstone , The city’s deity karni Mata, the temple dedicated to her provides sanctuary to mice in the belief that those who serve the Goddess are reborn as mice.
DAY 8 - Bikaner - Jaisalmer
Morning after brekfast visit the camel breeding farm and later drive to Jaisalmer, enroute visit desert village. On arrival, check into your hotel.Rest of the day at leisure.
DAY 9 - Jaisalmer
The Rich and beautiful palaces and ” Havelis ” of jaisalmer shimmer against the relentless monotony of the Thar desert . Its Rulars were known for their valour, their beautiful havelis and glorious temples. For close to ten centuries Jaisalmer has assumed the air of a virtual art museum. Sightseeing in Jaisalmer include , Sonar Kila, Patwon Ki Haveli, Salim Singh Ki Haveli and Nathmalji Ki haveli and afternoon excursion to Sam for short camel ride in the sand dunes of thar Desert.
DAY 10 - Jaisalmer -Osian- Jodhpur
Morning drive to Jodhpur enroute visit Osian. Osian is an ancient town on the famous orient trade route. Its numerous temples are date back to the 8th century. Upon arrival at Jodhpur, check into your hotel.
DAY 11 - Jodhpur
This morning after breakfast proceed for sightseeing of Jodhpur Visit the Mehrangarh Fort, situated on a low sandstone hill, including Moti Mahal and Phool Mahal. Also visit Jaswant Thada, an imposing marble memorium built in 1899 and the Museum located in the Umaid Public gardens.
DAY 12 - Jodhpur - Ranakpur Temples-Udaipur
Today you drive to Udaipur. Enroute visit Ranakpur Jain Temples – one of the biggest and the most important cluster of Jain temples in India. Nestled in the Aravalli range.On arrival at Udaipur, check into your hotel.
DAY 13 - Udaipur
City tour of Udaipur, Boat Cruise (at your own cost) on Lake Pichola ,Visit the City Palace, Jagdish Temple, drive around Fatehsagar Lake, Sahelion ki Bari (Queen resort for her friends) and Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir (Folk Art Museum) Boat curise on Lake Pichola 4km long and 3km broad, surrounded by splendid hills, Palaces, temples bathing ghats and embankments
DAY 14 - Udaipur - Mumbai
Morning transfer to Udaipur airport to catch flight for Mumbai. On arrival at Mumbai airport you will be met and transferred to your hotel by Vardhman’s representative. Relax for a while and later proceed a city tour of Mumbai.Visit the great port city with its Victorian Gothic building from the British Raj Era mingling with the modern . The tour includes ‘ Gateway of India ‘ overlooking the Harbour , the ‘Towers of Silence’ , ‘ Marine Drive ‘ , the ‘ Colaba Causeway’ – the commercial heart of ?Bombay and the Dhobi Ghat, the unique and colorful outdoor ‘laundry’ . Drive upto the Malabar Hill to the lovely ‘Hanging Gardens’ and the Kamla Nehru Park from wher you will get a wonderful view of Mumbai and the Arabian sea, spred out before you. Also visit maniBhawan , a small museum dedicated to the life and works of mahatma Gandhi, and the bustling Crawford market.
DAY 15 - Mumbai
In time transfer to International airport to board the flight for your onward journey to back home with sweet and unforgettable memories of ‘Rajasthan Cultural Tour ‘ escorted by Vardhman Vacations.