Golden Sands & Majestic Forts - PC-596
Folklore of heroism and romance resound from the formidable monuments that majestically stand to tell the tale of a bygone era. The magic of vibrant Rajasthan - its rich heritage, colourful culture, exciting desert safaris, shining sand-dunes, amazing variety lush forests and varied wildlife - makes it a destination nonpareil. Rajasthan is often portrayed as one vast open-air museum, with its relics so well preserved that it delights even the most skeptical traveler. It is an incredible destination for the outdoor-tourist – take a safari on horses, camels, elephants or even in jeeps, with the Aravalis - India's oldest mountain range as the backdrop. Feast your eyes on spectacular sand-dunes, take the tiger trail, or just watch the birds in the wetlands. You can also choose to pamper yourself in the lavish heritage properties. Rajasthan has something for everyone – one just has to choose an activity appropriate to one's temperament.
Day 1: Delhi
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Arrival in Delhi. Afternoon visit New Delhi attractions including Qutub Minar
and a drive through the Embassy area to view Parliament House
and Rashtrapati Bhavan.
Day 2: Delhi
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - Thursday, March 28, 2019
Visit Old Delhi attractions after breakfast including a drive past Red Fort
, Raj Ghat
, Jama Masjid and Chandni Chowk
. Rest of the day at leisure.
Day 3: Delhi - Agra
Thursday, March 28, 2019 - Friday, March 29, 2019
Post breakfast, leave for Agra. Afternoon visit to Agra Fort.
Day 4: Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Jaipur
Friday, March 29, 2019 - Saturday, March 30, 2019
Morning visit to the 17th century masterpiece Taj Mahal
. Later, drive to Jaipur en route visiting the deserted Mughal town of Fatehpur Sikri
. Evening free in Jaipur
Day 5: Jaipur
Saturday, March 30, 2019 - Sunday, March 31, 2019
Following breakfast, visit Amber Fort
with elephant/ jeep ride to the fort. Afternoon visit Hawa Mahal
, City Palace
and the Royal Observatory.
Day 6: Jaipur - Pushkar - Shahpura
Sunday, March 31, 2019 - Monday, April 1, 2019
Following breakfast, drive to Shahpura enroute visiting Pushkar., famous for its Lord Brahma Temple
as well as its Pushkar fair.
Day 7: Shahpura
Monday, April 1, 2019 - Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Morning breakfast followed by a full day at leisure to explore rich varied landscape of the region.
Post breakfast, drive to Bhainsrorgarh en route visiting the 14th century Taragarh Fort, Ratan Daulat, Chattar Mahal and Bundi Mahal in Bundi. Later, en route your drive visit the beautiful temple complex of Bardoli. Arrival in Bhainsrorgarh for the night.
Morning visit to the 250 year old Bhainsrorgarh Fort followed by nearby Baroli temples and Mukund Dara National Park. Later, drive to Devigarh en route visiting the thrice beseiged Chittorgarh Fort.
Day 11: Devigarh - Narlai
Friday, April 5, 2019 - Saturday, April 6, 2019
Following breakfast, drive to Narlai en-route visiting the Jain temple complex in Ranakpur.
Day 12: Narlai
Saturday, April 6, 2019 - Sunday, April 7, 2019
Full day visit to Narlai city.
Day 13: Narlai - Jodhpur
Sunday, April 7, 2019 - Monday, April 8, 2019
Morning horse/jeep ride to Narlai village. Later drive to Jodhpur. Evening at leisure.
Day 14: Jodhpur
Monday, April 8, 2019 - Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Visit Jodhpur city attractions during the day including Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada
and the colorful local markets.
Day 15: Jodhpur - Khimsar
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Post breakfast, drive to Khimsar. Afternoon, visit Khimsar city battle walls and turrets. Later, safari by jeep at Sand Dunes Village.
Day 16: Khimsar - Jaisalmer
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - Thursday, April 11, 2019
Drive to Jaisalmer en route visiting the temple town of Osian.
Day 17: Jaisalmer
Thursday, April 11, 2019 - Friday, April 12, 2019
Post breakfast, visit Jaisalmer city forts and Havelis
. Evening excursion to Sam Desert.
Day 18: Jaisalmer - Bikaner
Friday, April 12, 2019 - Saturday, April 13, 2019
Drive to visit Karni Mata temple in Deshnok. Later, continue drive to arrive at Bikaner.
Day 19: Bikaner - Mandawa
Saturday, April 13, 2019 - Sunday, April 14, 2019
Visit Bikaner city fort and tar Mandir in the morning. Later, drive to Mandawa. Evening at leisure.
Day 20: Mandawa - Nawalgarh - Delhi
Sunday, April 14, 2019 - Monday, April 15, 2019
Explore the richly painted havelis and frescoes of Mandawa in the morning. Later, drive to Delhi en orute visiting the exquisitively painted havelis of Nawalgarh. Continue on to Delhi for the night.
Day 21: Delhi
Monday, April 15, 2019 - Tuesday, April 16, 2019
In time transfer to international airport for your flight back home.