Arrive Delhi meet & assistance at the airport. Later transfer to the hotel. Night stay in Delhi.
Morning after breakfast drive to Jaipur. Arrive Jaipur & check-in at hotel. Afternoon proceed for
CITY PALACE - A delightful blend of Mughal and traditional Rajasthani architecture, the City Palace sprawls over one-seventh of the area in the walled city. It houses the Chandra Mahal, Shri Govind Dev Temple and the City Palace Museum.
JANTAR MANTAR - This is the largest and the best preserved of the five observatories built by Jai Singh II in different parts of the country. This observatory consisting of outsized astronomical instruments is still in use. Night stay in Jaipur.
Morning after breakfast proceed for excursion to Amber Fort. Elephant ride ascent to the fort.
AMBER FORT PALACE - Amber is the classic romantic Rajasthani fort palace. Its construction was started by Man Singh I in 1592, and completed by his descendent Jai Singh I. Its forbidding exterior belies an inner paradise where a beautiful fusion of Mughal and Hindu styles finds it's ultimate expression.
HAWA MAHAL - The ornamental facade of this "Palace of Winds" is a prominent landmark in Jaipur. Their five-storey structures of sandstone plastered pink encrusted with fine trelliswork and elaborate balconies. The palace has 953 niches and windows. Built in 1799 by Pratap Singh, the Mahal was a royal grandstand for the palace women.
LAXMI NARAYAN TEMPLE - Situated in the south of Jaipur, Laxmi Narayan Temple is one of the many such temples built by wealthy Birla family in India, thus it is also known as Birla Mandir. The temple is a great reminder of the secular traditions India has shown over the centuries. The temple has been constructed in white marble and has three domes, each portraying the different approaches to religion. The temple is situated at the foot of Moti Doongri Fort, converted as a small palace by Ram Singh II for his wife Gayatri Devi. Night stay in Jaipur.
Morning after breakfast drive to Ajmer. Arrive Ajmer & check-in hotel. Later proceed for visit of the world famous Dargah (the burial place) of Khwaja Moin-ud-din Chishti. Night stay in Ajmer.
Morning after breakfast drive to Udaipur enroute visit Nathdwara. Nathdwara is a small town in the Indian state of Rajasthan. Situated at a distance of 48kms in the north-east of Udaipur, Nathdwara is sited on the right bank of Banas River. Nathdwara is famous for its 17th century temple that is dedicated to Lord Shrinathji (Lord Krishna). The term 'Nathdwara' suggests the 'gate of the lord'. Shrinathji Temple is also known as 'Haveli of Shrinathji' and makes a prominent pilgrimage of the Hindus / Vaishnavas. After visit continue drive to Udaipur & check in at hotel. Evening enjoy boat ride at LAKE PICHOLA. Night stay in Udaipur.
Morning after breakfast proceed for city sightseeing tour of Udaipur visiting The city is built in 1559 A.D. by Maharaja Udai Singh and has been described as the most romantic spot on the continent of India by Col. James Todd. Visit the City Palace museum, the Jagdish temple, Sahelion Ki Bari (Queen's resort for their friends) Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir (Folk art museum) and the Pratap Memorial. Afternoon visit Eklingji. A little village with a number of ancient temples situated 22 kms away from Udaipur, and discover the Siva Temple that was built in 734. The Eklingji is a 15th century temple. Eklingji is a unique manifestation of Shiva, the multi faced lord carved out of black stone, is shown facing the four directions - he is Surya in the east, Brahma in the west, Vishnu in the north and Rudra in the south. In the center of these images is the Shivlinga, encircled by a silver snake. After sightseeing back to Udaipur. Night stay in Udaipur.
Morning after breakfast drive to Ranakpur. Arrive Ranakpur & check-in hotel. Later visit World famous Jain Temple Ranakpur. The exceptionally beautiful Ranakpur complex, is one of the largest and most important Jain temple in India. The main temple is the Chaumukha Temple, or Four Faced Temple, dedicated to Adhinath. Built in 1439, this huge, superbly crafted and well-kept marble temple has 29 halls supported by 1444 pillars, no two alike. Night stay in Ranakpur.
Morning after breakfast drive to Mt. Abu. Arrive Mt. Abu & check-in at hotel. Rest of the day leisure. Night stay in Mt. Abu.
Morning after breakfast visit world famous Dilwara Jain Temple, Nikki Lake, Brahmin Kumari Ashram etc Dilwara Temple: These remarkable Jain temples are Mount Abu's main attraction and among the finest examples includes two temples in which the art of carving marble reached unsurpassed heights. The older of the temples is the 'Vimal Vasahi', built in 1031 and dedicated to the first tirthankar, Adinath. In the front of the temple stands the 'House of Elephants', with figures of elephants marching in procession to the temple entrance. The later 'Tejpal temple' is dedicated to Neminath, the 22nd tirthankar, and was built in 1230 by the brothers Tejpal and Vastupal. The carving is so fine that, in places, the marble becomes almost transparent Nakki Lake: Nakki Lake is virtually in the heart of Mount Abu and is a big attraction with tourists. The lake takes its name from the legend that it was scooped out by a god, using only his nails, or nakh. It's a pleasant stroll around the lake - look for the strange rock formations. On the lake there is a dilapidated concrete boat-shaped snack bar. Night stay in Mount Abu.
Morning after breakfast drive to Jodhpur. Arrive Jodhpur & check-in at hotel. Later proceed for city sightseeing tour of Prince Jodha founded city Jodhpur - the stronghold of the fierce Rathore clan, in 1459. Visit the Mehrangarh Fort, situated on a low sandstone hill. Within the fort, visit Moti Mahal and Phool Mahal. Also visit Jaswant Thada, an imposing marble cenotaph, built in memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II around 1899 and Umaid Public gardens. Night stay in Jodhpur.
Morning after breakfast day return trip to Osian Temple. Osian Temple at Jodhpur is a 2,500 years old Jain Temple which is constructed with creamy sandstone and hence is a masterpiece of the ancient Indian architecture. This temple has a lot of religious significance for the Indians and thus is the most venerated ones. Moreover Osian was a religious and trading center between 8th and 13th century. The temple is noted for its unique charm and magnificent appeal. After sightseeing back to Jodhpur. Night stay in Jodhpur.
Morning after breakfast drive to Pushkar. Arrive Pushkar & check-in at hotel. Later explore Pushkar. Pushkar boasts temples, though few are as ancient as you might expect at such an important pilgrimage site, since many were deserted by Aurangzeb and subsequently rebuilt. The most famous is the Brahma Temple, said to be one of the few temples in the world dedicated to this deity. It's marked by red spire, and over the entrance gateway is the hans, or goose symbol, of Brahma, who is said to have personally chosen Pushkar as its site. Night stay in Pushkar.
Rajasthan ReligiousMorning after breakfast drive to Samode. Arrive Samode & check-in at hotel. Later visit Samode is known as the gateway to Shekhawati. Shekhawati is well known for its grand havelis with intricate murals and frescos. Shekhawati is the region where Marwari businessmen started constructing their mansions or havelis in the 18th and 19th Centuries. The magnificent havelis or mansions in Shekhawati, built by rich merchants of the region, display a unique architectural style. Built primarily to ensure safety and privacy of the women folk and protection from harsh summer heat o the desert, the havelis were painted predominantly in the blue, maroon, yellow, green and indigo color with alluring paintings on the wall. Also visit famous temples in Samode are the Lord Hanuman and Mahadeva temple. Night stay in Samode.
Morning after breakfast drive to Delhi. Arrive Delhi check-in hotel. Afternoon proceed for city sightseeing tour of Delhi visiting Old & New Delhi.
OLD DELHI - A sight-seeing tour of Old Delhi would entail visiting the Raj Ghat - the memorial site where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated; Jama Masjid - the largest mosque in India.
NEW DELHI - An extensive sight-seeing tour of New Delhi would include a visit to the Qutub Minar, a drive along the ceremonial avenue - Rajpath, past the imposing India Gate, Parliament House, the President's Residence and would end with a drive through the Diplomatic Enclave. Night stay in Delhi.
Morning departure transfer to the airport to board the flight for onward journey. Tour ends with the sweet memories..........