India Forts and Palace Tour It is time to feel like the Royals as you set out to explore the majestic forts and palaces of the yore.
Day 01: Arrival at Delhi
Upon arriving at Delhi's international airport, you'll be received by our representative who'll escort you to the hotel. Make a check in and take time to relax. Overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 02: Delhi
A delicious breakfast will be followed by a full day city tour. The morning trip will include Raj Ghat, Shanti Van, Jama Masjid, Red Fort and Chandni Chowk. In the second half, you'll be visiting Qutub Minar, Humayun's Tomb, India Gate, Lakshminarayan Temple, President's House, Parliament House, Government Secretariat Buildings and Connaught Place shopping centre. Return to the hotel to spend the night.
Day 03: Delhi - Mandawa
After a wholesome breakfast at the hotel, you'll be driven to Mandawa. Check in at the hotel upon arriving. In the afternoon, you'll visit the royal havelis and beautiful frescoes. Overnight will be spent at the hotel.
Day 04: Mandawa - Bikaner
In the morning after breakfast, you'll travel to Nawalgarh to see Aath Haveli Complex, Anandilal Poddar Haveli, Bansidhar Bhagat Haveli and Chokhani Haveli. From here, you'll journey to Bikaner - the vale of serenity. Check in at the hotel upon arrival. Evening will be free to relax. Spend the night at the hotel.
Day 05: Bikaner
Have a scrumptious breakfast at the hotel and proceed for a city sightseeing tour. The major attractions covered will be Junagadh Fort, Bhand Sagar Temple and Camel Breeding Farm. You'll also have the opportunity of tasting fresh camel's milk. In the evening, come back to the hotel for sleepover.
Day 06: Bikaner - Jaisalmer
Following a wholesome morning meal, you'll embark a 6½ hours journey to Jaisalmer - the Citadel City. Upon arriving, make a check in at the hotel. The rest of the day will be at your disposal. Overnight will be spent at the hotel.
Day 07: Jaisalmer
Enjoy a traditional breakfast served at the hotel. Soon after, you'll head on for a day long tour of Jaisalmer. Jaisalmer Fort, Salim Singh-ki-Haveli and Patwon-ki-Haveli and Lodurva are the most popular tourist spots here. In the evening, you'll be dropped at the hotel for night's rest.
Day 08: Jaisalmer
Day eight will begin with a lip-smacking breakfast, after which you'll visit the Sam Sand Dunes, sited on the outskirts of Jaisalmer. This charming little village provides magnificent views of the sweeping sands, which should not be missed while visiting the Thar Desert. Take a camelback safari to get the real feel of the desert. Take a sojourn at the dunes until evening to capture spectacular views of the glorious sunset. Return to the hotel for a restful sleep.
Day 09: Jaisalmer - Jodhpur
Start the day with a delightful breakfast. Henceforth, you'll travel to Jodhpur, your next destination in-line. Once you arrive, check in at the hotel and relax for the rest of the day. Night will be spent at the hotel.
Day 10: Jodhpur
Your day will begin with a delectable morning meal. Afterwards, you'll go for an excursion to the imposing Mehrangarh Fort, one of the largest forts in India, located in the suburbs of Jodhpur. Also, you'll be visiting Jaswant Thada, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Balsamand Lake, and Mahamandir Temple. For overnight stay, you'll return to the hotel.
Day 11: Jodhpur - Bundi
Post morning meal, a journey to Bundi will be made. Check in at the hotel on arriving. Relax and spend the remaining day at leisure. You can also explore the environs on foot. Overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 12: Bundi - Udaipur
You'll be driven to Udaipur following a delicious breakfast at the hotel. En-route, you'll halt at Ranakpur Temples. When you reach Udaipur, make a check in at the hotel and call it a day with a peaceful sleep.
Day 13: Udaipur
An appetizing breakfast will be served to you at the hotel. This will be followed by a full day city tour. The most popular sightseeing places are Saheliyon-ki-Bari, Jagdish Temple, City Palace, Lake Pichola, Eklingji and Nagda Temples. In the evening, you'll be dropped at the hotel to spend the night.
Day 14: Udaipur - Pushkar
After breakfast, you'll head on to Pushkar. Upon arriving, check in at the hotel. The rest of the day will be at your disposal. Overnight will be spent at the hotel.
Day 15: Pushkar - Jaipur
A hearty breakfast will be followed by a tour of the holy city. Jagat Pita Shri Brahma Temple, Apteshwar Mahadev Temple, and Pushkar Lake will be the major stopovers. From here, you'll travel Jaipur, with a short break at Dargah of Sufi Saint Moinuddin Chishti. Arrive at Jaipur and check in to the hotel. Night stay will be at the hotel.
Day 16: Jaipur
An excursion to the gigantic Amber Fort will be made after breakfast. You'll ascend the hill fortress with an elephant ride. Return to the city for a half day tour. Major attractions include City Palace, Royal Observatory, Hawa Mahal and the marketplaces. Return to the hotel for night's rest.
Day 17: Jaipur - Agra
A journey to Agra will be made, post breakfast. You'll halt at Fatehpur Sikri, the old deserted town of Mughal Dynasty, to visit Jama Masjid, Buland Darwaza, Palace of Jodha Bai, Birbal Bhawan and Panch Mahal. Check in at the hotel on reaching Agra. Evening time will be free. Spend the night at the hotel.
Day 18: Agra
In the morning, a visit to the magnificent Taj Mahal will be made. Afterwards, you'll make a trip to Agra Fort, Halls of Public and Private Audience and Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah. In the afternoon, you'll be driven to Delhi and dropped at the airport to board a flight for onward journey.
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Price validity - 01 Oct 2014 to 31 March 2015 - except Dec 22 to Jan 05
Price validity - 15 Apr 2014 to 30 Sep 2014
16 Nights accommodation on Twin/ Double Sharing at above mentioned hotels as per package.
Any meal unless specified above (lunch/dinner), Personal nature expenses like telephone /laundry bills etc.