12 nights / 13 days
Places visited: Delhi – Agra – Jaipur – Mandawa – Bikaner – Jaisalmer – Osain – Jodhpur – Kishangarh – Delhi
Discover Mandawa, a medieval fort and its magnificent “havelis” or houses painted with frescoes, Bikaner an ancient city on the old caravan route and its fort and the golden-hued citadel of Jaisalmer. On to Jodhpur dominated by the massive Meherangarh Fort.
Day 1 – Delhi
Arrival in Delhi and Transfet to Hotel . Overnight Stay in Hotel
Day 2 – Delhi
Full day city tour of Old Delhi visiting Jama Mosque, Red Fort and Raj Ghat. Free time for lunch. Continue city tour of New Delhi visiting India Gate, Government buildings and Qutub Minar. Overnight at Hotel
Day 3 – Delhi – Agra
Leave for Agra visiting Sikandra en route. Arrive Agra. Transfer to your hotel. Afternoon guided city tour of Agra visiting Agra Fort and Taj Mahal.
Day 4 – Agra – Jaipur
After breakfast, leave for Jaipur visiting Fatehpur Sikri en route. Arrive Jaipur and transfer to your hotel. Afternoon half day guided city tour visiting City Palace, Observatory and Hawa Mahal. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 5 – Jaipur
Morning visit Amber Fort followed by time for shopping and lunch. Rest of the day free for personal activities. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 6 – Jaipur-Mandawa
Morning drive to Mandawa (182 kms/41/2 hrs). Photo stop at Nawalgarh Fort. PM: Arrive and transfer to your hotel. Enjoy an afternoon tour of Mandawa.Overnight at Hotel
Day 7 – Mandawa – Bikaner
Breakfast. Leave for Bikaner, (185 kms/41/2 hrs). PM : Tour of Bikaner.Overnight at Hotel
Day 8 – Bikaner – Jaisalmer
Breakfast. Drive to Jaisalmer, (333 kms/81/2 hrs). PM : Arrive and transfer to your hotel. Overnight at Hotel
Day 9 – Jaisalmer
Morning city tour. PM: At leisure.Overnight at Hotel
Day 10 – Osain
Drive to Osian (4 hrs). After lunch at Osian Camp, take a camel safari into the desert, viewing wildlife and stopping to visit tribals and local craftsmen along the way. Later return to camp for folk entertainment followed by open air BBQ dinner.Overnight at Desert Camp.
Day 11 – Jodhpur
After breakfast depart for Jodhpur. (11/2 hrs). Arrive and proceed for a half day city tour. 1200 hrs : Check in at hotel. PM: At leisure for optional village jeep safari.Overnight at Hotel.
Day 12 – Jodhpur – Kishangarh
Drive to Kishangarh (228 kms,5 ½.hrs). Arrive and transfer to Hotel. PM: At leisure to explore the hotel and enjoy some inhouse entertainment.Overnight at Hotel.
Day 13 – Kishangarh – Delhi
Drive to Delhi. Lunch stop at ‘Shiva Oasis’ enroute to Delhi (direct payment). (Kishangarh- Shiva Oasis, 232 kms/ 5 hrs. & Shiva Oasis – Delhi 130 kms/ 2 ½ hrs). Arrive Delhi and transfer to Hotel Radisson for dinner. (No accommodation – For groups above 10, two rooms will be provided for wash and change). Late evening transfer to the international airport.