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Namaste! Welcome to India and New Delhi the capital city of India. We will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel with the rest of the day yours to relax after your long flight.
Today we explore both Old and New Delhi - the order of New Delhi is a huge contrast to the unorganised chaos of the Old City. But both are just as appealing. Highlights we be the impressive Red Fort, Jama Masjid - India’s oldest and largest mosque, Raj Ghat - the site of Gandhi’s cremation and more.
Today we drive to Alsisar in the Shekawati Region. This evening perhaps take a walk to explore the local Haveli's (no guide)
This morning after breakfast, we will drive to Bikaner. Once an important staging post on the great caravan routes, much of the atmospheric old town which we will explore is still encircled by massive fortified walls. Within these walls are havelis, artisan shops and people going about their daily lives. We also visit the spectacular Junagarh Fort & museum, built between 1587 & 1593 during the rule of Rai Singh as well as a Camel Breeding Farm.
This morning we visit Karni T emple (Rat Temple), before we continue on and make our way to Jaisalmer.
Today enjoy a guided sightseeing tour of the city including the sandstone fort which is an imposing sight, towering magnificently over the city. Later this afternoon we will take you on an exciting camel safari on the Sam sand dunes. The evening is free and at your leisure to enjoy the city on your own.
Today, we travel to Jodhpur, the Blue City, in reference to the indigo coloured buildings that dot the old city, and the locals belief that blue acts as effective defence against mosquitoes! We’ll enjoy some touring of Jodhpur’s highlights.
Enroute to Udaipur, you will visit the 14th century Jain temples at Ranakpur (without guide). An oasis of cool, with its massive lake and Venetian-like appearance, Udaipur is one of the most romantic towns in Rajasthan. A favourite amongst travellers, Udaipur is crammed full of palaces and temples.
This morning will consist of an orientation and sightseeing tour of Udaipur - including the City Palace and museum - before having a few hours in the afternoon to explore for yourselves. This evening you will take ride in a shared boat on Lake Pichola itself.
Today we make our way to Pushkar. Time at leisure.
Today we continue to Jaipur. Evening at leisure.
This morning we visit the delicate pink, magnificent fort-palace of Amber - a wonderful example of Rajput architecture just north of Jaipur. Subject to Government regulations, we will arrive in style atop an elephant! Enjoy an afternoon sightseeing tour of the city. Rest of the evening is free and at your leisure.
Today we make our way to Agra, enroute we visit the hostly fortifed city of Fatehpur Sikri, abandonded only 8 years after its construction due to droughts in the area. Evening at leisure.
Today we rise early to see the Taj Mahal in its ethereal morning light.Enjoy your own time to explore and a guided tour of this once powerful Moghul emperor’s monument to love. Later we visit Agra fort built under the Mughal Emperor Akbar in 1565 that contains numerous palaces and a white marble mosque and the Baby Taj. Afternoon drive back to Delhi.
Today we bid you farewell and transfer you to the airport for your onward flight.
Sitting on the edge of the desert and clinging to the side of a small lake, Pushkar is an ancient ...