14 Days/ 13 Nights
Delhi - Agra - Pushkar - Udaipur - Ranakpur - Jodhpur - Jaisalmer - Bikaner - Mandawa - Delhi
Pushkar Fair Tour Detail Itinerary:
Day 01: Arrival at Delhi
Nearly all of the flights possibly land in night or late at night. So at the stage you arrive in the airport our solutions for you personally shall begin.
Upon your arrival at the New Delhi Worldwide Airport, and following all custom formalities once you will exit the arrival terminal, you'll be achieved upon by a business representative from TNS Travels, who will get you with warmth and you are going to take pleasure in a classic "SWAGAT".
Additional he'll help you at the airport and arrange to your transfer to the resort where you may check-in.
After check-in, he shall short you regarding your tour plan and respectively hand you over with all the essential paperwork, things & guidelines, which would be essential for you during the tour. The paperwork would mainly consist of your resort vouchers, corresponding maps etc.
Later right after a tiring flight we wish that you get some rest and relax in the hotel. Your overnight stay will probably be in New Delhi.
Day 02: Delhi
Soon after breakfast, you are going to start off a full day sightseeing tour of New Delhi assisted by a guide.
DELHI, a bustling metropolis, which successfully combines in its folds the ancient with modern. Its strategic location was the prime reasons why successive dynasties chose it as their seat of power. Numerous monuments were built over several centuries by different rulers like Qutub-ud-din Aibek, Alauddin Khilji, Tughlaks, Humayun & Shah Jahan, who built the Walled City Shah Jahanabad.
Your sightseeing tour will comprise visits to Old & New Delhi.
OLD DELHI - A sight-seeing tour of Old Delhi would entail visiting the Jama Masjid then you will consider a rickshaw ride to Chandni Chowk- the old marketplace of Shah Jahanabad now a picturesque bazaar; and the Red Fort - the moment the most opulent fort and palace from the Mughal Empire.
You are going to also appreciate a unique cycle rickshaw ride from Jama Masjid to Chandni Chowk in Old Delhi. Later visit NEW DELHI. NEW DELHI - An extensive sight-seeing tour of New Delhi would include a visit towards the Raj Ghat, a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi. LOTUS TEMPLE, a Bahá'í Houses of Worship, Humayun's Tomb, memorial of Mughal Emperor Humayun, QUTUB MINAR, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Following your sightseeing is over, you may have free time in the night to get pleasure from other activities within the city. Should you wish you can visit the local markets for shopping or leave back to your hotel to relax.
Your overnight stay is going to be in New Delhi.
Day 03: Delhi - Agra (By Surface - 210 KMS. - 4 Hours)
Soon after your breakfast, you may leave for Agra by surface which will include a visit to the "Tomb of Akbar the great" in Sikandra, a Mughal architectural masterpiece.
The third Mughal Emperor Akbar the Great, himself commenced its construction in around 1600. Akbar himself planned his own tomb and selected this site. After his death, Akbar's son Jahangir completed the construction in 1605-1613.
Following sightseeing here, you may continue your journey for Agra.
AGRA, the two great Mughal monarchs, Akbar and Shah Jahan, transformed the little village of Agra into a befitting second capital from the Mughal Empire - giving it the name Dar-ul-Khilafat seat of the Emperor. A world of contrasting edifices, of red sandstone and white marble, narrow galleys and quaint buggies, and that irresistible charm that this favorite city with the Mughals still retains. It is not surprising, that modern Agra still reflects its Mughal heritage most conspicuously.
Upon arrival here check-in at the resort.
Later around mid-day, you may proceed for a visit towards the UNESCO world heritage site of TAJ MAHAL, an eternal of love, built by Shah Jahan, the Taj is a white marble memorial to his beautiful wife Mumtaz Mahal. This monument took 22 years to be completed. Apart from its stunning design balance and perfect symmetry, the Taj is also noted particularly for its elegant domes, intricately carved screens and some with the best inlay work ever seen.
You are going to enjoy a battery van ride near Taj Mahal.
(KINDLY NOTE: TAJ MAHAL IS CLOSED ON FRIDAYS)
Soon after TAJ MAHAL, you will also visit Agra Fort, built by the famed Mughal emperor Akbar in 1565 AD, the fort is predominantly of red sandstone & Itmad-Ud-Daulah, a beautiful tomb built by Noor Jahan, wife of Mughal Emperor Jahangir, inside the memory of her father.
Soon after your sightseeing is over for the day, get pleasure from your dinner first and later retire for your resort. Your overnight stay will likely be in Agra.
Day 04: Agra - fathepur Sikri - Pushkar (By Surface - 370 KMS. - 7 Hours)
Right after your breakfast, you are going to leave for Pushkar by surface, with an en-route visit to Fathepur Sikri.
FATEHPUR SIKRI (Ghost Capital), the political capital of India's Mughal Empire under Akbar's reign, from the year 1571 until 1585, when it was abandoned, ostensibly due to lack of water. Here we visit Emperor Akbar's Residential complex, Mosque & Tomb of Salim Chisti. The deserted, red sandstone city that was built by Emperor Akbar as his capital and palace inside the 16th century. Also visit the Buland Darwaza the largest gateway within the world.
Right after your sightseeing here is over, you may continue your journey and arrive in Pushkar.
On arrival, check-in at the resort and relax. The rest of the day shall be at leisure.
Your overnight stay will likely be in Pushkar.
Day 05: Pushkar - half day sightseeing tour package
Right after breakfast, you'll have an exciting option of exploring Pushkar.
PUSHKAR, a sacred little town, it is famous for its scenic beauty and much more than 400 temples. Pushkar has a number of exciting places including the famous Pushkar Lake and Brahma Temple, the only one within the world.
Your visit will include the famed PUSHKAR LAKE, one of the most sacred sites for Hindus. It's a beautiful semi-circular lake with 52 lovely ghats surrounding it. According to beliefs, a dip inside the Pushkar Lake on the auspicious occasion of Karthik Poornima brings salvation to devotees. Also visit BRAHMA TEMPLE, the only temple dedicated to Lord Brahma, the creator from the universe according to Hindu mythology. This beautiful marble temple is famous for its four-headed idol of Lord Brahma. It is decorated with silver coins and a silver turtle on its black and white chequered floor.
SAVITRI TEMPLE, situated just behind the Brahma Temple on a hilltop, it provides a panoramic view in the scenic Pushkar Lake and exotic sand dunes nearby.
Soon after sightseeing is more than, we leave the rest of the day at your own interest. In case you wish you can visit the fair and take pleasure in the moments.
Your overnight stay will be in Pushkar.
Day 06: Pushkar
Take pleasure in breakfast at the resort.
Today we leave the day at your own interest. Visit the famed PUSHKAR CAMEL FAIR" and take pleasure in the moments. If you wish you can opt for shopping here as craftsmen from different places bring with them various articrafts made up with locally available material.
Later within the evening after your visit to the fair, relax at your resort.
Your overnight stay will likely be in Pushkar.
Day 07 Pushkar - Udaipur (By Surface - 301 KMS. - 5 and half an hours)
Breakfast is going to be at the resort. After breakfast you are going to leave for Udaipur by surface.
UDAIPUR, the city of shimmering lakes, offers a number of exciting tourist attractions to its visitors. Known for its exceptional scenic beauty, Udaipur is famous for its lovely lakes, beautiful lake palaces, temples, gardens and colorful festivals. Having the reputation of being amongst the most romantic places to be, Udaipur has many things to offer.
Upon arrival, check-in in the resort and relax. In the evening you can spend your time near by the romantic Pichola Lake.
Your overnight stay will probably be in Udaipur.
Day 08: Udaipur
Following your breakfast, you have a full free day to relax and get pleasure from the sightseeing tour of Udaipur.
You are going to begin an exotic day's tour with visits to City Palace, which is one in the largest royal complexes in Rajasthan, the Palace is situated on a promontory on the picturesque Lake Pichola. The complex has 11 beautiful Mahals (palaces) with balconies and towers, offering a breathtaking view of the lake and the city.
Right after this you are going to visit Jag Mandir, a beautiful island palace on Lake Pichola, built by Maharaja Karan Singh in 1615 AD. Later you may visit Saheliyon-Ki- Bari, a splendid Garden which was built in early 18th century as a retreat for ladies in the royal household to spend their time in leisure. Fateh Sagar, located within the vicinity with the famous Saheliyon-ki-Bari Garden, it is a beautiful lake, built by Maharana Fateh Singh in 1678.
Following your sightseeing is over, you'll proceed for the lunch. Right after lunch we leave the rest from the day at your own interest. Both you can relax at your resort or explore this romantic city your way.
Your overnight stay will be in Udaipur.
Day 09: Udaipur - Ranakpur - Jodhpur (By Surface - 260 KMS. - 5 Hours)
Soon after you complete your breakfast in the hotel, you'll leave for Jodhpur by surface, with an enroute visit to Ranakpur.
RANAKPUR situated at 100 kms from Udaipur is a little village in Rajasthan. Here you visit the splendid Jain temples, which are built of white limestone and are elaborately adorned with intricate sculptures. The most outstanding feature of this temple is its infinite number of pillars, so ingeniously arranged that none of them obstruct the view in the pilgrim wishing to have a glimpse from the image of the deity.
Your lunch is included here. Following your lunch you continue your drive and arrive in Jodhpur.
JODHPUR, the Blue City, is a fascinating place in Rajasthan. One of the most famous for its magnificent forts, beautiful palaces, havelis, museums, temples and colorful bazaars. Jodhpur is also known for its unique culture, arts and crafts and colorful festivals.
On your arrival, our representative would make all needed arrangements to your check-in at the resort. Right after check-in you shall relax as the rest from the day shall be at leisure.
Your overnight stay is going to be in Jodhpur.
Day 10: Jodhpur - Jaisalmer (By Surface - 285 KMS. - 6 Hours)
Right after your breakfast, you will experience a half day sightseeing tour of Jodhpur.
First visit the majestic Mehrangarh Fort, the magnificent 15th century fort, is situated on a 125 m high sandstone hill, which never fails to enchant its visitors with its magnificent architectural significance. The Fort houses a number of beautiful palaces and museum in its compound. Following this visit the museum of Umaid Bhawan Palace, an impressive pink sandstone and marble palace was completed in 1944 AD, providing employment for 3,000 famine-stricken people. Also visit Jaswant Thada, the 19th century royal cenotaph, is the most impressive with ornamental gardens and chattris made of white marble.
Following your sightseeing is more than, around afternoon you may leave for Jaisalmer. The journey shall be covered by surface.
JAISALMER, the Golden City of India, is one with the most alluring tourist destinations in Rajasthan, India. Jaisalmer is famous for its magnificent forts, enchanting palaces, havelis (mansions) and century's old houses. Jaisalmer is also known for its exotic sand dunes and exciting camel safaris. Jaisalmer has a number of exciting tourist attractions showcasing the royal grandeur in the bygone era.
Late in the night on your arrival here, you would be assisted during your examine -in at the hotel. Rest in the day shall be at leisure, you can relax at your resort.
Your overnight stay will probably be in Jaisalmer.
Day 11: Jaisalmer
Right after you complete your breakfast in the resort, you will proceed for wonderful city tour of Jaisalmer.
During your visit, you will explore the Jaisalmer Fort, the 12th century Jaisalmer Fort is one with the most formidable forts within the region, perched on Trikuta hill, this is a 250 ft tall and massive fort, offering a spectacular sight with the Thar desert.
Jaisalmer Havelis, when the residence of wealthy merchants, the havelis (mansions) of Jaisalmer are famous for their artistic designs and decorations. Gadisisar Sagar Lake, a serene and cool place in the sandy city to enjoy, the Lake is among the most beautiful attractions in Jaisalmer. It attracts hundreds of migratory birds during the winter season.
Tazia Tower, this pagoda rises from the Badal Mahal (Palace of Clouds). The beautiful five-tiered tower is known for its beautifully carved balconies on each storey.
Later within the evening you may experience a session of Camel Safari" exactly where you can explore the rugged terrain in the Great Indian Desert using camels as ones carriers. The place also offers breathtaking view in the sunrise and sunset.
After you complete your sightseeing, you'll proceed to your resort and relax. Your overnight stay will be in Jaisalmer.
Day 12: Jaisalmer - Bikaner (By Surface - 333 KMS. - 7 Hours)
Today following an early breakfast, you are going to check-out of your hotel and leave for Bikaner by surface.
BIKANER is a wonderful medieval city of Rajasthan, still retaining its medieval grandeur and charm. Bikaner is known for its strong fortification, encompassed by a 7 km long wall with five gates to enter. Situated inside the vast Thar Desert, Bikaner is famous for its magnificent fort, palaces, temples, exotic sand dunes, exciting camel safaris, and a unique culture that never fails to mesmerize its visitors.
On your arrival here, you'll check-in in the resort. Later within the afternoon you are going to enjoy a sightseeing tour here.
First visit the Junagarh Fort, built in 1593 AD, it is one in the most formidable forts in Rajasthan, constructed on the plains, contrary to other forts of Rajasthan, which are normally built on hilltops. After this visit Lalgadh Palace, a beautiful red palace, displaying a perfect blend of Rajput and European architectural style with several grand halls, lounges, cupolas and pavilions with overhanging balconies and latticework.
Also visit Bhandeshwar and Sandeshwar Jain Temples, the 14th century temples famous for their mirror work and the gold leaf paintings.
Later inside the evening, you are going to proceed towards the camel breeding farms, the largest and only of its kind in Asia. These farms produce the fastest riding camels inside the world. In case you wish, you can also get pleasure from a camel ride or a cup of camel's milk at the farms.
Your overnight stay will likely be in Bikaner.
Day 13: Bikaner - Mandawa (By Surface - 200 KMS. - 4 Hours)
After your breakfast at the resort, you'll leave for Mandawa by surface.
MANDAWA belongs towards the Shekhawati region in Rajasthan. When an important halt on the fabled Silk Route to China, where the rich merchants constructed their lavish havelis here and embellished them with beautiful paintings on religious, historical, folk and social theme. The unique features about these havelis are their designs.
Upon your arrival, you will be assisted during your check-in in the hotel.
Later within the day you may proceed for a half-day sightseeing tour from the famous havelis of Mandawa. First you visit the Goenka Haveli, which has a monumental façade of elephants and horses, the outer walls, jutting balconies, alcoves and overhanging upper storeys are replete with patterns and paintings, ranging from standard Rajasthani women and religious motifs to Europeans wearing stylish hats and other Victorian finery. And later visit Jhunjhunwala Haveli, the haveli features a striking gold leaf painted room located to the proper of main courtyard.
Evening you shall relax at your hotel. Your overnight stay is going to be in Mandawa.
Day 14: Mandawa - New Delhi (By Surface - 260 KMS. - 5 Hours)
Following a relaxed breakfast proceed for full day sightseeing tour with the Golden City - Jaisalmer . Stay overnight in the SWISS TENT CAMP.