Day - 1 - Delhi (Arrival)
Around midnight arrive in New Delhi. The cosmopolitan City and capital of India it is the main gateway for travellers. Upon arrival, you will be met by our representative and transferred to the Hotel.
Day - 2 - Delhi - Jaipur (about 270 Km)
Today we drive to the Pink City, Jaipur. With attractive monuments, comfortable hotels and numerous shopping places, this vibrant capital city of Rajasthan
is surely a visitor's delight. We have half-day sightseeing tour of Jaipur, including the visit to the historical city palace and Jantar-Mantar (Astronomical observatory). Overnight stay at hotel.
Today, after breakfast we drive to the ancient capital of Amber, laying 11 km. away from Jaipur. We will ascend to the Palace Fortress on the back of an Elephant. Enroute to Amber we will visit the Hawa Mahal (Palace of the Winds), that contains 953 small casements with each having its own balcony. On return, we will visit the carpet manufacturing unit and gemstone jewellery manufacturing unit.
Day - 4 - Jaipur
Today we will start our day with a visit to Laxmi Narayan Mandir, a Hindu temple made out of white marble. We will also visit the Albert Hall Museum the oldest museum in the state of Rajasthan. Then we will proceed for Sanganer village to visit the textile unit. Sanganer is famous for hand block printing of textiles. In the evening, we will enjoy special Rajasthani dinner with a presentation of traditional dance and music.
Day - 5 - Jaipur - Bikaner (about 354 Km)
Today we leave Jaipur and drive to Bikaner. Late afternoon arrival in Bikaner. Rest of the day at leisure.
Block Printing in Sanganer
Today we will visit Junagarh Fort, constructed of red sandstone (1571-1611 AD) and marble with kiosks and balconies embellishing the structure at intervals. This imposing fort and its palaces offer an unforgettable experience. After visiting the fort, we will make a visit to a leatherware unit.
Day - 7 - Bikaner - Jaisalmer (about 330 Km)
Today we drive through the desert and proceed for Jaisalmer. Very often one can see along the road to Jaisalmer some of the antelopes of this region. We have a stop en-route at a village to observe the traditional life of the villages in Rajasthan. We arrive in Jaisalmer in the late evening. Rest of the day at leisure.
Today we will visit the Fort and Jain Temples. In the afternoon we will go shopping. Jaisalmer is undoubtedly shopper's paradise with its wide range of handicraft goods. You can shop for mirror work items, puppets, joothies, textile, camel leather items, woven jackets, wooden boxes and ornaments from Jaisalmer. We will make a visit to a handicraft-manufacturing unit where you can observe the production of these items, interact with local artisans and shop your desired articles as well.
Day - 9 - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur (about 290 Km)
Today we will leave for Jodhpur the second largest city in Rajasthan. Jodhpur is also known as the blue city as most of the houses of the old city are painted blue. The old city is surrounded by a huge 10 km long wall which has 101 bastions and seven gates. Jodhpur lies on the once strategic Delhi to Gujarat trading route and the Marwaris got benefit from the passing traffic of opium, copper, silk which was traded to China. Rest of the day at leisure.
The day will start with a visit to Mehrangarh Fort (majestic fort). Built on a steep hill it is among the best forts in India with exquisitely latticed windows in residential apartments within. We also visit the Jaswant Thada, a royal cenotaph built in white marble. Rest of the day spend on shopping. Jodhpur is famous for Jodhpuri jooties, Jodhpuri suits, antiques, and colourful lehriya fabric. We will visit a manufacturing unit where we will observe the production of various Jodhpur specialities and shop for our favourite item.
Day - 11 - Jodhpur - Udaipur (about 280 Km)
Today we will proceed to Udaipur the romantic city of Rajasthan. We have half-day sightseeing tour of Udaipur visiting the City Palace, Jagdish Temple and Sahelion - Ki - Bari. Overnight stay at hotel.
Udaipur is famous for miniature paintings and Nathdwara is best place to buy them. We will make a visit to Nathdwara village where we will meet local artisans and observe the making of these beautiful paintings. Shop these artistic paintings and also enjoy a visit to magnificent temples of Nathdwara. In the evening return to Udaipur, and rest at the hotel.
Day - 13 - Udaipur - Pushkar (about 300 Km)
Today we leave Udaipur and drive to Pushkar. Pushkar is one of the most religious places for Hindus has the atmosphere of an ancient religious town. The only temple of God Brahma is in Pushkar thus making Pushkar an important pilgrimage city for Hindus. We will visit Brahma temple and Pushkar Lake. Pushkar is the right place to shop for puja articles, like incenses, mala beads, incense stands and spiritual pendants etc. You can also purchase bangles and colourful attires from Pushkar.
Day - 14 - Pushkar - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra (about 360 Km)
Today we leave holy Pushkar city and drive to Agra. Enroute we make a stop and visit Fatehpur Sikri, which was once an imperial capital frozen in time, constructed by Amber the Great in the 16th century. This wonderful city constructed by red sand stones was abandoned as abruptly as it had been built. It has been generally stated that it was due to failing in the water supply. Late evening arrival in Agra. Rest of the day at leisure.
Day - 15 - Agra
We will start our day visit to the most beautiful monument of India, the Taj Mahal, an enduring monument of love, with a continually fulfilling beauty. It was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan between 1631-52, as a tomb and memorial to his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. Later visit the renowned carpet manufacturing unit. Agra has amongst the oldest tradition of carpet and durrie making in India and exhibits the finest representation of what is available in India. Silk carpets with gold threadwork are forte of Agra. We will also observe marble and soft stone inlay work which is another speciality of Agra. Shop these exquisite items from these units and save your time and money as well.
Day - 16 - Agra - Delhi
In the morning after having breakfast we drive to Delhi. Arrival in Delhi in the afternoon. The rest of the day will be spent on shopping. We will make a visit to craft production unit and other interesting shopping places with the company's representative and shop for desired goods.
Day - 17 - Delhi - Departure
Today we have a half-day sightseeing tour of Old Delhi including the visit to Raj Ghat, the Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk, etc. Direct transfer to airport for flight to home. End of our services.