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This desert tour of Rajasthan, India will expose you to the exotic desert world of Rajasthan.

Rajasthan Desert Tour

Sand Dunes, Rajasthan
Destinations Covered: Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Udaipur - Jodhpur - Jaisalmer - Bikaner - Mandawa
Duration: 13 Nights/14 Days

Day 01: Arrival at Delhi

You will be received on your arrival at Delhi. Thereafter, you will check into a hotel. Overnight stay will be at the hotel itself.

Day 02: Delhi Sightseeing

The morning will be spent in visiting Old Delhi and New Delhi. The Delhi itinerary will include visiting Lakshmi Narayan Mandir (Hindu temple), India Gate (War memorial), a drive past President's Estate, Parliament House and Secretariat building and Qutub Minar. Also included in the sightseeing visit, will be Rajghat and Shantivan, the cremation sites of Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru, Jama Masjid (India’s biggest mosque), a drive past the Lal Quila (Red Fort) and Chandni Chowk. Night stay will be at the hotel.

Day 03: Delhi - Agra

In the morning, you will leave for Agra. On arrival, you will be checking in at the hotel. Afternoon will be reserved for a sight seeing tour of the city. You will be visiting the world famous Taj Mahal, the magnificent monument of love. Afterwards, you will explore the Agra Fort, containing the Pearl Mosque and the Hall of Public and Private Audience and Itmad-ud-Daulah Tomb. Overnight stay will be at the hotel.

Day 04: Agra - Jaipur

In the morning, you will proceed to Jaipur. On the way, there will be a stoppage for visiting Fatehpur Sikri. Mughal emperor Akbar built it to commemorate the birth of his son. However, it was abandoned later on due to acute shortage of water. Inside the city you will visit Jama Masjid, Chishti ki Dargah (tomb of Salim Chishti), Panch Mahal and other palaces. After your arrival in Jaipur, you will check-in at hotel and rest for the night.

Day 05: Jaipur Sightseeing

The morning of your day in Jaipur will start with an excursion to Amber Fort, the former capital of the state. Also in itinerary, will be Sheesh Mahal (palace) or the Hall of Victory glittering with mirrors, Jai Mahal (palace) and Kali mata temple. You will also enjoy an ascent on the hill on which the fort is situated, on elephant back. Last but not the least, will be a visit to the Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds). The overnight stay will be at the hotel.

Day 06: Jaipur - Udaipur

There will be a morning drive to Udaipur. Udaipur is like an oasis in the desert state of Rajasthan. On the way, will be a stop over for visiting the Ranakpur Jain temple. Attracting tourists to the temple are the 29 halls of the temple. On your arrival in Udaipur, you will check in at the hotel and rest for the night.

Day 07: Udaipur

The morning will be reserved for a sightseeing tour of the city. Built by Maharaja Udai Singh, the city is at times called the most romantic spot in India. You will be visiting City Palace Museum, Jagdish Mandir (temple), Sahelion ki Bari (garden of maidens), Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir (Indian folk art museum) and the Pratap Memorial. The night will be spent sleeping in the hotel rooms.

Day 08: Udaipur - Jodhpur

After having breakfast, you will leave for Jodhpur. On arrival, you will check in at hotel and spend the night in the hotel itself.

Day 09: Jodhpur Sightseeing

Morning will be for a sightseeing tour of the city. Rao Jodha, of Rathore clan, founded Jodhpur in 1459. Your itinerary will include a visit to the fascinating Mehrangarh Fort, along with some of its palaces, namely Moti Mahal and Phool Mahal. Also included, is a visit to Jaswant Thada, a marble cenotaph of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II and Umaid Public gardens. The overnight stay will be at the hotel.

Day 10: Jodhpur - Jaisalmer

There will be a morning drive to Jaisalmer. After arriving, you will check in at the hotel and retire for a good night’s sleep.

Day 11: Jaisalmer Sightseeing

A sightseeing tour of Jaisalmer will be awaiting you in the morning. The city of Jaisalmer dates back to the 12th century. Rawal Jaisal, after abandoning his old fort at Ludarwa, founded Jaisalmer. In this amazing city, you will explore the magnificent fort, Patwon ki haveli (mansion) and Salim Singh ki haveli. The havelis have carved balconies and brackets as supreme examples of the art. The evening will be reserved for a camel ride to Sam Dune. At night, you will rest in your hotel rooms.

Day 12: Jaisalmer - Bikaner

A trip to Bikaner will be waiting for in the morning. You will check into a hotel on arrival and rest a little. In the afternoon, a sightseeing tour will keep you busy. Founded in 1488, Bikaner is named after its founder Rao Bikaji. However, long before this, it was trade center on the caravan routes from Africa and West Asia. Enclosing the city is a 7 km wall, having 5 gates for entrance. The attractions of the city include a 16th century fort containing old palaces, temples and mosque. Also in the itinerary for Bikaner, will be a visit to Lallgarh Palace, the museum, Bhanda Sagar Jain temple and Dashnok Rat temple. The overnight stay will be at the hotel.

Day 13: Bikaner - Mandawa

You will leave in the morning drive for Mandawa. First thing on arrival, will be a check in at the hotel. Afternoon will be reserved for exploring Mandawa. The city has beautiful frescoes, havelis and mansions. Mandawa castle was one of the finest castles of Rajasthan. Now, it has been converted into a hotel. It houses a fascinating museum, having a collection of armories, canons, ancient coins, numismatic collection and numerous other interesting items.

Day 14: Mandawa - Delhi

In the morning, you will be directly taken to the international airport in Delhi. From there, you will catch a flight to your destination.