Jaisalmer Holidays

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Nrashtrapati Bhawan

Day 1: Delhi

Welcome to India and the start of your holiday! Arrive at Delhi airport where we will meet you and transfer you to the hotel. Rest of the day is free for you to relax after your long flight. - Hilton Janakpuri

Taj Mahal & camels

Day 2: Delhi - Agra

Departing Delhi, we journey to Agra, once India’s Mughal capital. Here we visit Agra fort, which boasts some of India’s finest Mughal buildings behind it’s fortified walls. We then enjoy a horsecart or rickshaw ride to the legendary Taj Mahal. Built entirely of white marble, the Taj Mahal has no peers. - Radisson

Day 3: Agra - Jaipur

En route to Jaipur, we visit the ghostly former Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri, abandoned due to lack of water. We enjoy lunch at Hotel Udai Villas Palace. In Jaipur, we visit a cotton trading/tailor shop where you can get clothing tailored for delivery to your hotel before we leave! - Shahpura House

Day 4: Jaipur

Maybe opt for an early morning balloon flight over Jaipur. Look out for the snake charmers that dot our route, as we travel to the 16th century Amber Fort. An exotic elephant ride transports us to the lofty fort, where we’ll enjoy a tour. Later in the afternoon we tour the City Palace, which boasts an interesting museum of regal attire and Jantar Mantar, an ancient astronomical observatory. - Shahpura House

Jantar Mantar Observatory in Jaipur

Day 5: Jaipur - Bikaner

Free Day - Shahpura House

Day 6: Bikaner - Jaisalmer

Today, we travel on to Bikaner. - Lallgarh Palace

Camels in the desert

Day 7: 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. - Fort Rajwada

Temple carving detail

Day 8: Jaisalmer - Osian

Today you will enjoy a camel safari, the most evocative way to sample desert life. The desert is spinkled with ruins and tiny fields of millet. Camping out at night, huddled around a fire under a blanket of stars and listening to camel drivers songs is magically romantic. - Evening Sam Sand Dunes

Jodhpur spice stall

Day 9: Osian - Jodhpur

An interesting drive through increasingly varied scenery takes us to the mighty Thar Desert. - Camel Camp Osian

Day 10: Jodhpur - Udaipur

Today you will enjoy some touring in this colourful Rajasthani city, taking in the mighty fort and bazaars of the old city which are gathered around the city’s tall clock tower. This afternoon is at your leisure to enjoy your hotels facilities or further exploration of the city.

Maharaja City Palace

Day 11: Udaipur

This morning enjoy touring the imposing City Palace, a vision in soft yellow stone on the northeast promontory with breathtaking views of the lake. The City Palace is the largest palace complex in Rajasthan. We then take you to visit Jagdish Temple and Sahelion ki bari. - Ajit Bhawan

Lakeside temple

Day 12: Udaipur

Today we drive to Udaipur - The Grand Laxmi Vilas Palace

Udaipur elephant

Day 13: Udaipur

Day at leisure - The Grand Laxmi Vilas Palace

Jagdish Temple

Day 14: Udaipur - Delhi

Departure transfer to the airport to board your flight to Delhi. AI 472 - 1305 / 1420. The remainder of the afternoon is free for you to relax at the hotel or to head out and further explore Delhi.

Day 15: Delhi

We will transfer you to the airport in time for your departure flight.

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last updated - 22 Dec 2014 3:27 AM