to visit :
Delhi / Mandawa / Bikaner / Jodhpur / Pushkar / Jaipur /
7 Nights / 8 Days
Day 01: Morning half day tour of Delhi.
Visit Jama Masjid and drive past Red Fort and Chandni Chowk. Qutub Minar
built by Qutub-ud-Din Aibek in 1199, Humayun's Tomb, India Gate (War
Memorial Arch ), Lakshminarayan Temple - a modern Hindu Temple. Also drive
past President's House, Parliament House, Government Secretariat Buildings &
Connaught Place shopping centre. Drive to Mandawa.
Day 02 : Mandawa Sightseeing.
Visit the Shekhavati villages of Dundlod, Mandawa, etc. Mandawa was founded
in 1755 by Thakur Nawal Singh and is still the home of his descendants.
Mandawa houses a collection of armories, costumes of ancestors, canons from
1820, ancient coins, numismatic collection and many other interesting items
preserved in a museum. The whole area of Shekhavati has beautiful frescoes,
havelis & mansions and is called the open air gallery. Evening drive to
Bikaner. Overnight in Bikaner.
Day 03 : Sightseeing tour of this desert city.
Bikaner is bolstered by imposing walls and has a 16th century fort housing
old palaces, temples and a mosque. Founded by Raja Rai Singh, the fort is
distinguished by its long range of 37 pavilions, a line of balconies and
aerial windows of varying designs. An enormous arched doorway leads to the
Joramal Temple. The royal chapel is Har Mandir where royal weddings and
births were once celebrated. Drive to Jodhpur.
04 : Morning
visit the Meharangarh 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 05 : Morning drive to Pushkar
visiting the Tomb of the Sufi Saint, Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti, the Dargah
Sharif. The city was founded by the Chauhan ruler, Aiaipal, during the 11th
century & is dominated by the Taragarh Fort built by Prithviraj Chauhan.
In Pushkar, visit the holy Lake and also the famous Brahma Temple. Pushkar
is one of the holiest places for Hindus. Overnight Pushkar.
06 : Morning drive to Jaipur.
Afternoon tour of Jaipur. Jaipur Rajasthan was given a colour coat of pink
a century ago in honour of a visiting Prince. Built by Maharaja Jai Singh,
the notable astronomer, this city is 260 years old. Visit Maharaja's City
Palace, the Observatory & Ram Niwas Gardens. Drive past Hawa Mahal &
through the pink rose residential & business areas. Overnight Jaipur.
Day 07: Morning
visit the Amber Fort - the ancient capital of the State. Visit the Sheesh
Mahal or the Hall of Victory glittering with mirrors. Ascend the Fort on
Elephant back. Afternoon drive to Delhi.
Day 08 :
Morning transfer to airport.