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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 will be the Jama Masjid - India’s oldest and largest mosque, Raj Ghat - the site of Gandhi’s cremation and more. (Red Fort is Closed on Mondays – Hence you will not be able to do it)
Departing Delhi, we journey 5hrs to Agra, once India’s Mughal capital. Arriving, you will be assisted with hotel check before having the rest of the day free.
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. Remainder of the day is at your leisure.
Today we drive to Bharatpur, with a stop enroute at Fatehpur Sikri. We check into the hotel and in the afternoon, enjoy a bird wtaching tour in the world famous bird sanctuary, Keoladeo Ghana National Park, the nesting place for thousands of species of birds.
Today we drive you to Ranthambore National Park. The forests around the Ranthambore Fort were once the private hunting grounds of the Maharajas of Jaipur.
Enjoy morning and afternoon game drives in the national park. Ranthambore National Park is one of the prime examples of Project Tiger’s conservation efforts in Rajasthan. (Share Jeep subject to availability)
After our final morning game drive we will depart from this wonderful NP park hopefully having seen some of the elusive tigers. After you will arrive on to Jaipur 'The Pink City' enjoy some free time this evening to relax in this bustling Rajastani city.
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.
Day free at leisure with vehicle at disposal within city limits
An interesting 6 Hr drive through increasingly varied scenery takes us to Jodhpur, a town at the edge of the mighty Thar Desert. Dominated by Meherangarh Fort which sits majestically atop a hill, Jodhpur is known as the Blue City. This is because of the coloured houses in the old town, painted indigo.
We’ll 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. Free afternoon.
Today we 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 evening we will take you on an exciting camel safari on the Sam sand dunes.
Today you are transferred to Rohetharh. You have some free time.
This morning we will visit the Bishnoi Village before hotel check out and making our way onward to Udaipur. On the way, you will have the chance to visit Ranakpur Temple without a guide.
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 you will be transferred to the airport for your onward flight.
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