Rajasthan Explorer
Discover the splendours of Rajasthan's palaces, forts & temples.Ride camels through the Great Thar Desert. Explore India's pink and white cities - Jaipur & Udaipur.

Destinations Covered : Delhi-Mandawa-Bikaner-Jaislamer-Jodhpur-Ranakpur-Udaipur-Pushkar-Jaipur-Agra-Delhi

 Day 1  : Delhi (Arrival)

Upon arrival at Delhi our representative will meet and assist you at the Airport and transfer you to your hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 2 : Delhi – Mandawa
In the morning, depart for Mandawa. In the afternoon, visit to the villages in the Shekhawati. The  Shekhawati region is a real art gallery in Rajasthan pit, and was the location of the community of the Marwaris, large families of merchants of the India of the 17th to the 19th century. These rich merchants built of sumptuous mansions, "havelis", beautifully decorated with frescoes and finely carved Windows. Night at the hotel.

Day 3 : Mandawa – Bikaner
Departure to Bikaner. Visit the old town and the Fort of Bikaner. This city in the desert North of the State of Rajasthan was founded in 1488 by Rao Bikaji, descendant of the founder of Jodhpur, Jodhaji. Visit the Junagarh fort built between 1588 and 1593 by Raja Rai Singh, General in the army of the Emperor Akbar Mughal. Visit the temple of Rats, located 28 kms from Bikaner. Ride tuk -tuk in the old city. Night at the hotel .

Day 4 : Bikaner – Jaisalmer
The morning route to Jaisalmer. Lunch at the Pokaran Fort. Ride on the market of Pokaran. The sunset on the Cenotaph. Night at the hotel.

Day 5 : Jaisalmer
Discovery of the fascinating medieval city of yellow sandstone, lost at the bottom of the desert, true open-air without rival in the India Museum. Late in the afternoon, drive to camel and dinner in the dunes. Night at the hotel.

Day 6: Jaisalmer – Jodhpur
Departure for Jodhpur, the "blue city". Visit of the old city, starting from the Clock Tower, and Sardar Market. Competition of turban. Night at the hotel .

Day 7 : Jodhpur  – Ranakpur – Udaipur
Crossing of the traditional villages of Bishnoïs, community characterized by its respect for all forms of life. Participation in a ceremony in the village. Road to Ranakpur and visit one of the most beautiful Jain temples of the India, very finely carved. Arrival in Udaipur. Night at the hotel.

Day 8 : Udaipur
Visit of the city the most romantic of Rajasthan, city of Aurora. A first stop at the City Palace, the largest whole Palace of the State where you will be amazed by its rooms decorated with small mirror walls and its doors of ivory, its stained glass Windows in multiple colors and its balconies and marble domes, on Peacock Courtyard. You will also visit the beautiful gardens of Sahelion-ki-Bari Gardens, Jagdish Temple, temple dedicated to Vishnu and the local folklore museum. Stroll in boat on the Lake Pichola. Night at the hotel.

Day 9 : Udaipur – Pushkar
Departure for Pushkar. Discovery of the Ghats and temples sites to the board of the beautiful scares of the Lake. Visit the Brahma temple. Night at the hotel.

Day 10 : Pushkar –Jaipur
Departure for Jaipur. Leapers-noon will be consecrate to the visit of Raipur with the Astronomical Observatory "Jantar Mantra Observatory" built by Maharajah Jai Singh II in the 18th century, today still regarded as futuristic and rather surreal, the City Palace and Museum, sumptuous royal palace mixing architectures Mughal and rajasthani and Palace of the winds "Hawa Mahal", the façade of five floors at the 365 Windows and niches. Night at the hotel.

Day 11 : Jaipur
Visit of the "rose city", capital of Rajasthan. Enjoy a walk in "rickshaw" for snake in the typical streets of the city. Visit the Amber fort, fortress of the 16th century, built on top of a rocky peak. You climb to the fort on elephant and visit the temple of Kali and its heavy doors in money, as well as the Sheesh Mahal in mosaics made of sparkling mirror fragments. Night at the hotel.

Day 12 :  Jaipur – Fathepur sikri – Agra
Departure to Fatehpur Sikri, city built by Emperor Akbar in commemoration of the birth of his son. Its construction was completed in 1574 but the city was deserted 15 years later. It is nicknamed the ghost town and kept vestiges. After lunch, continuation to Agra. Visit of the Fort, imposing red sandstone building. Night at the hotel.

Day 13: Agra –Delhi ( Departure)
At sunrise, visit of the famous Taj Mahal, unforgettable mausoleum of white marble inlaid with semi-precious stones, built by Shah Jahan in memory of his wife, the Empress Mumtaz Mahal, who died in 1630. Departure to Delhi and transfer to airport for return flight.
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