Color of Rajasthan - 24 Days
Places to Visit:
DELHI - MATHURA - AGRA - RANTHAMBHOR - KOTA - BUNDI
- PUSHKAR - UDAIPUR - CHITTAURGARH - KUMBHALGARH - RANAKPUR - MT. ABU - JODHPUR
- JAISALMER - SAM - BIKANER - MANDAWA - JAIPUR - DELHI
01 ARRIVE DELHI
Arr: Delhi By Air
Traditional welcome with garlands at the Indira Gandhi Airport and transfer
Overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 02 DELHI/MATHURA
(150 kms/3 hrs. drive)
Morning half day sightseeing tour of Old Delhi. Visit: Red Fort, Jama Masjid
and Raj Ghat.
Afternoon drive to Mathura.
Dep: DelhiBy Car
Direct proceed to birth place of Lord Krishna. Evening free and overnight stay
DAY 03 MATHURA/BRINDABAN/AGRA
(54 kms/1 hr. drive)
Morning proceed to Brindaban - this is where Krishna indulged in adolescent
pranks like flirting with gopis in the forests and steeling their clothes while
they bathed in the river. Visit various temples.
Later drive to Agra.
Dep: Mathura By Car
Direct transfer to hotel. En-route visit Sikandra and Dayal Bagh. Afternoon
half day sighstseeing tour of Agra. Visit: Agra Fort, Itimad-ud-daulah and Taj
Mahal at the time of sun set.
Overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 04 AGRA/RANTHAMBHOR
Early morning again visit Taj Mahal and stay there till sunrise. Return to hotel
for breakfast. Later drive to Bharatpur Railway Station to connect train for
Sawai Madhopur. En-route visit Fatehpur Sikri - also known as "GHOST CITY".
Dep: Bharatpur 1546 hrs. By Jan Shatabdi Express
Arr: Sawai Madhopur 1800 hrs.
Assistance at the Railway Station and direct transfer to hotel in Ranthambhor.
Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.
Early morning Jeep Safari to meet Tiger and other wildlife. Return to hotel
for breakfast and free time.
Later visit: The Fort - this imposing fort is perched atop a hill at an altitude
of over 200 mtr amidst a dense forest. Afternoon again Jeep Safari. Evening
free time and overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 06 RANTHAMBHOR/KOTA
(150 Kms/3 hrs. drive)
Early morning Jeep Safari and return to hotel for breakfast. Later drive to
Kota and direct transfer to hotel. Afternoon half day local sightseeing tour.
Kota is a fascinating mixture of medieval grandeur and modern industrialization.
Visit: Chambal Garden, Maharao Madho Singh Museum, Jag Mandir, Haveli of Devtaji
and Kota Barrage. Overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 07 KOTA/BUNDI/PUSHKAR
(215 Kms/4 hrs. drive)
Morning drive to Pushkar.
Dep: Kota By Car
En-tour visit Bundi. Bundi and Kota were once a single principality ruled by
the Hada Chauhans, an offshoot of the famous clan of Chauhans who rules Delhi
and Ajmer. Visit Taragarh or The Star Fort.
Direct transfer to hotel.
Afternoon enjoy camel ride and visit local temples including Temple of Bramha.
Evening free and overnight stay.
DAY 08 PUSHKAR/UDAIPUR
(250 Kms/6 hrs. drive)
Morning free time to walk around Pushkar Lake and visit temples. Later drive
Dep: Pushkar By Car
En-route visit Eklingi and Nagda.
Direct transfer to hotel. Evening enjoy boat ride in Lake Pichola and visit
Jag Mandir. Overnight stay at hotel.
09 UDAIPUR - CHITTAURGARH
(116 kms/2 hrs. drive)
Morning full day excursion trip to Chittaurgarh Fort. Evening free time and
overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 10 UDAIPUR
Morning visit City Palace, Jagdish Temple, Bhartiya Lok Kala Museum and Sahelion-ki-Bari.
Evening free and overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 11 UDAIPUR/KUMBHALGARH
(84 Kms/2 hrs. drive)
Morning drive to Kumbhalgarh - north-west of Udaipur is the second most important
citadel of Mewar after Chittaurgarh.
Dep: Udaipur By Car
On the way to Kumbhalgarh stop at Kankroli to visit a magnificent dam built
by Rana Rai Singh in 1660.
Afternoon Jeep Safari (private). Overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 12 KUMBHALGARH/RANAKPUR/MT. ABU
(Approx. 100 Kms)
Morning Jeep Safari. Later drive to Mt. Abu.
Dep: Kumbhalgarh By Car
En-route visit Ranakpur Temples.
Arr: Mt. Abu
Direct transfer to hotel in Mt. Abu. Evening visit Dilwara Jain Temples, Nakki
lake and Sunset Point.
Overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 13 MT. ABU/JODHPUR
(250 kms/6 hrs. drive)
Morning free time in Mt. Abu. Later drive to Jodhpur.
Dep: Mt. Abu By Car
Direct transfer to hotel. Evening free time and overnight stay at hotel.
Morning village safari for half day. Afternoon visit Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant
Thada and Mandore Garden.
Evening free time in Old City Market. Overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 15 JODHPUR/JAISALMER/SAM
(390 Kms/7 hrs. drive)
Morning drive to Jaisalmer.
Dep: Jodhpur By Car
En-route visit Osian.
Direct proceed for Sam Sand Dune - 42 km Sheer magic of the golden Sam sand
dunes, beckons the tourists to ride by the dunes on camel back to get a feel
of the desert.
Enjoy gypsy dances, dinner and overnight stay in Royal Tents.
DAY 16 SAM/JAISALMER
(42 kms/1 hr. drive)
After breakfast drive back to Jaisalmer and transfer to hotel. Morning visit
The Fort - The golden-hued Jaisalmer Fort can be seen miles away before reaching
the town. The fort stands almost 30 metres over the city and houses an entire
living area within its huge ramparts. Walking through the narrow lanes is an
experience worth savouring. Also visit Jain Temple, Manak Chowk and Havelies.
Rest of the day free for individual activities and to explore the golden city
on your own. Overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 17 JAISALMER/BIKANER
(328 kms/7 hrs. drive)
Morning drive to Bikaner.
Dep: Jaisalmer By Car
En-route visit Kolayat - The Temple dedicated to Kapil Muni (Saint).
Upon arrival in Binaker direct transfer to hotel. Evening excursion trip to
Deshnok Temple - the temple offers a haven to rats as they are believed to be
incarnated as future bards. Thus, the rats, considered to be sacred, roam freely
in the temple precincts. Return to hotel and overnight stay.
DAY 18 BIKANER
Morning visit Junagarh Fort and Camel breeding farm. Rest of the day free and
overnight stay at hotel.
(190 kms/4 hrs. drive)
Morning proceed for village safari. Afternoon depart for Mandawa.
Dep: Bikaner By Car
Direct transfer to hotel. Evening visit Chokhani and Ladia havelis as well as
the street with the saraf havelis. A Shiva Temple and a rock crystal Lingam
can also be visited. Overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 20 MANDAWA/JAIPUR
(168 kms/4 hrs. drive)
Morning drive to Jaipur.
Dep: Mandawa By Car
Direct transfer to hotel. Afternoon Half day sightseeing tour of Jaipur. Visit:
Pink City, Hawa Mahal, City Palace and Royal Observatory. Evening enjoy folk
dance and dinner. Overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 21 JAIPUR
After breakfast excursion trip to Amber Fort - Enjoy Elephant ride to ascend
the hill top fort.
Also visit Jaigarh Fort - it is one of the few military structures of medieval
India preserved almost intact containing palaces, gardens, open and covered
reservoirs, a granary, an armoury, a well planned cannon foundry, several temples,
a tall tower and a giant mounted cannon-the Jai Ban - one of the largest in
DAY 22 JAIPUR/DELHI
(260 kms/6 hrs. drive)
Morning drive to Delhi.
Dep: Jaipur By Car
Direct transfer to hotel. Afternoon half day sightseeing tour of New Delhi.
Visit: Qutab Minar, Lotus Temple, Humayun's Tomb, Indira Gandhi Museum, President
House, Parliament House, India Gate and Laxmi Narayan Temple. Overnight stay
DAY 23 DELHI
Full day visit Museums in Delhi. National Museum, Art Gallery, Dolls Museum
and Delhi Hatt. Evening witness live show of Indian Folk Dances OR Light and
Sound Show. Overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 24 DEPART DELHI
Transfer to airport to connect flight for home.
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