Jaipur-Jodhpur : Pick Up From Jaipur & Transfer To Jodhpur ( 07 Hrs Appx)
Jodhpur through the most interesting contours of the desert landscape, the enchanting forts, temples, other royal residences and settlements retain its medieval character and comprise the town’s multifaceted attractions. En-route visit osian – the ancient town of thar desert an archaeologists delight surrounded by golden sand dunes, it has sixteen brahamanical and jain temples beautifully sculpted and designed. On arrival check in to the hotel, rest of the day free at leisure, overnight at the hotel
Morning after breakfast at the hotel proceed for the city sightseeing tour visiting massive 15th century a.d Fort of Mehrangarh – the 5km long on a height of 125m hill is one of the most impressive and formidable structures. Almost invincible from the outside, the fort has four gates approached by winding road. With in the fort are some magnificent palaces with marvellously carved panels, latticed window. Also visit Jaswant Thada – a cluster of royal cenotaphs in white marble built in 1899 a.d in memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh ii. In the late afternoon excursion tour to Mandore, the ancient capital of the pratihara rajputs, whose most remarkable monuments are the royal cenotaphs, particularly those of jaswant singh and ajit singh (xvii – xviii centuries). A sanctuary dedicated to 300 million divinities shelters statues natural size local heroes. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Morning breakfast later we will journey through the vast thar desert to the ancient caravan city of jaisalmer -( 07 hrs appx) is one of the last princely bastions in the region, founded on the crossroads of lucrative trade routes. On arrival check in to the hotel, overnight stay at jaisalmer
Breakfast in the hotel followed by the full day sightseeing tour of the city visiting The Fort – is a splendid sight with its yellow sand stone walls and bastions that seems to rise from the golden sands. Inside the fort has an enchanting cow – web of narrow lanes dotted with some lovely haveli’s, three beautifully sculpture jain temples of 12-15th century a.d and five interconnected palaces. Other interesting places are Gadsisar Lake, Tazia Tower, pagoda like structure and various havelis most important one are Nathmalji Ki Haveli, Patwon Ki Haveli, Salim Singh Ki Haveli with exquisitely carved pillars and extensive corridors and chambers. Evening – experience the exhilarating Camel Ride At Sam – the golden sand dunes outside the city to get a feel of desert life and spectacular sunset. Overnight stay at the hotel
Jaisalmer – Bikaner
After breakfast check out & proceed to bikaner ( 05 hrs appx) check into your hotel.relax followed by visit to the unusual Junagarh Fort, sumptuously decorated with its ornately lacquered walls in red & gold and panels of dazzling coloured glass inlay set over the coronation throne.evening free .overnight stay.
Morning after breakfast at the hotel drive to Mandawa, located in the heart of Shekhawati Region – often called as the “open air art gallery” of rajasthan. The high quality of frescoes on the traditional houses of rich marwari trader and merchant and typical rajasthani houses made of sandstone with rich paintings and carvings are the highlight of the region. On the way stop to visit Nawalgarh, another interesting place in shekhawati region founded in late 17th century. Its two old forts and palace with garden and fountains along with a host of temples known for their architecture and frescoes add interest to the town.
Afternoon is reserved to visit mandawa, founded in the 18th century. The mandawa castle – a medieval fort now dominates the town with painted arched gateway adorned with lord krishna and his cows. The chokhani, ladia and saraf havelis are some of the splendid examples of this regions haveli’s. Overnight at the hotel.
After brteakfast check out & proceed to jaipur ( 03 hrs appx) stay by own.overnight stay
Morning after breakfast at the hotel we leave to explore the monumental heritage of the great mughals, including the magnificent Taj Mahal (closed on fridays), enroute vist to to Fatehpur Sikri, built by emperor akbar as his capital and palace in the late 16th century, it is a veritable fairytale city built of red sandstone, and its “ruins” are in pristine condition. Evening free to explore the local handicrafts and shopping centers of the city where one can look for marble inlay work, fine quality carpets, zari and embroidery, leather goods etc.
Check into your hotel.relax.rest of the day free for Taj Mahel one of the seven wonders of the world and surely the most extravagant expression of love ever created. 20,000 men laboured for over 17 years to build this memorial to shah jahan’s beloved wife. It’s a wealth of white marble and semi-precious stone – undoubtedly the highlight of our tour. Later we leave for tour of the imposing Agra Fort, built of red sandstone and marble is a hilltop citadel with fabulous courtyards, fountains and gates..evening free.overnight stay.
After breakfast check out & proceed to delhi ( 03 hrs appx) drop at Delhi.