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Rajasthan Province Tour With Wildlife Safari

Duration: 16 Days / 15 Nights

Destination Cover: Delhi / Fatehpur Sikri / Agra / Bharatpur/ Ranthambhore / Bikaner / Chittaurgarh / Udaipur / Mount Abu / Kumbhalgarh / Jodhpur/ Jaisalmer / Jaipur

A tour to Rajasthan cannot be described, it can only be experienced. The ‘Explore Rajasthan Province Tour’ has it all you can desire of this desert state. Submerge yourself in the opulence of the heritage palaces and colourful ambiance embalming them. Then rise out to savour multi-cuisine delicacies amidst sand dunes under a starlit night. Ride a camel in Jaisalmer, chase a tiger at Ranthambhore, clap to make a crane fly at Bharatpur and enjoy the delicious Bikaneri rasogulla. Come discover an experience like no other.
Day 01 : Abroad - Delhi
  • Transport to Hotel Park after your arrival at midnight
  • A grand welcome at the hotel reception with ‘tilak’ followed by a course of mild refreshments
Traditional Indian WelcomeThe two hands of clock will join to welcome your arrival at midnight at the Indira Gandhi International Airport at Palam. Enjoy a warm greeting with colourful and fragrant garlands from our escorts. Complete care will be taken of your luggage while you enjoy a memorable drive of 30 minutes through the solitary roads of Delhi, post midnight, to Hotel Park at Connaught Place. Another round of welcome will mark your first footsteps inside the hotel. Get a red-coloured tilak on your forehead and savour some sweets offered as a welcome gesture. Check in and relax yourself on the comfortable divans of your room. Get a good night sleep because an exciting tour awaits the next day.
Day 02 : Old & New Delhi
  • After breakfast, a complete sightseeing tour of Old and New Delhi in Volvo bus
  • Enough time to visit grand monuments like Qutab Minar, Lotus Temple, Akshardham Temple, Red Fort
  • Delicious lunch at Karim’s followed by an exciting rickshaw cruise at Chandni Chowk
  • Leisure evening at India Gate
Akshardham Temple DelhiEntire Day Sightseeing Tour of Delhi Wake up to a nice Indian breakfast at the buffet. The second day will offer you a fantastic sightseeing of the Old and New Delhi. Get into a luxurious Volvo bus and make yourself comfortable in the cozy ambience. As the bus picks up its speed, and you pass amidst the symmetrical high rise buildings of political importance interspersed well-laid gardens at Rajpath, our trained guide will tell you interesting stories about the monuments passing by. The first monument you will see with us is Qutab Minar, a five storey (72.5 m) minaret made in red sandstone, built by Qutbuddin Aibak. You will be amazed to know that it is the highest brick tower in the world! Walk a few more steps and you can see the world famous Ashoka Pillar. It is said that if you can touch your fingers while embracing the pillar, you are lucky to get a good fortune. A few years back it was possible to try the myth, but, nevertheless, now you can still see the iron pillar that has not rusted since centuries.

As you cross the Chirag Delhi flyover, throw a look to see heavy traffic darting underneath. Reach the magnificent Lotus Temple. Leave your shoes and enter the Bahai Temple of Worship, a marvel in modern architecture. Spend a few minutes beside the serene pool amidst the greens. Later we will take you to the Akshardham Temple, built on the banks of the tranquil River Yamuna and lies over a sprawling 100 acres of lush manicured lawns adorned with water fountains and carved pavilions. Though it is a recent creation, but you will be amazed to see how human hands have created magic in stones. Do you know that this beautiful temple is built without steel? Amazing, isn’t it? Hunt for the 20,000 statues, splendid floral motifs, magnificent arches and exquisitely carved pillars, that embellish the terrain. It is mind blowing, believe us. You will find everything.

Chandni Chok Food Another drive of 40 minutes will fetch you to Chandni Chowk in Old Delhi. Well a tour to Old Delhi cannot be complete without a lunch at the Karim’s restaurant. Taste the delicious food enjoyed by the Mughal Rulers from the family of royal cooks which served, among others, Emperor Akbar! You can try the mouthwatering mutton delicacies, esp. mutton Mughlai or ‘badaam pasanda’ (almond delight). Try our words. You really cannot forget the taste of the delicacies, you eat throughout your life.

The colossal Red Fort dominates the whole of Shahjanabad, or the Chandni Chowk area. Enjoy a memorable rickshaw ride with us in Chandni Chowk. As you will pass through the narrow and congested lanes of this colourful market - bursting with people and throbbing with life - you will see how it aptly portrays a multi-layered identity; tradition in touch with modernity. No doubt, as you will cross each milestone, your wonderment will eventually change to bewilderment. Enter the colossal Red Fort, built by Emperor Shahjahan, through the Lahore Gate. Walk around to see the Diwan-i-am, Diwan-i-khas, and other leisure palaces dotting the compound. While returning, shop a few of the items displayed in numerous stalls inside the fort; handsome items of body decoration at a reasonable price. Adorn yourself with a couple of colourful bangles or put an ‘odhni’ (embroidered scarf). Ah! it looks good on you.

In the evening, long before you reach India Gate - a solemn monument built in memory of the 90,000 Indian soldiers who died in World War I you will see a beautiful mirage of bright lights. Walk over to this colossal gate, see the flame that burns continuously. You will feel an air of heroism floating around. Wander around the lush green gardens and savour some spicy Indian fast food preparations sold by the vendors - papri chat, golgappa, bhelpuri obviously if you are not that health conscious. Quench your thirst with a chilled ‘kulfi’, the typical Indian icecream, topped with dry fruits and nuts. Sit on the velvety grass and spend some time with the squirrels playing around or you can enjoy a horse ride in the periphery. Overnight in the hotel.

Day 03 : Delhi - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra
  • Journey to Agra in the morning
  • En route halt at Fatehpur Sikri, old capital of the Mughals
  • Shop for exquisite ‘hookas’ from Meena Bazaar at Fatehpur
  • See Taj Mahal by moonlight and get a miniature model of the monument of love
  • Night stay at Trident Hotel
Tourists Seeing Hookah at Fatehpur SikriAfter breakfast, get into a luxury sleeper bus to continue with your journey to Agra. En route stop at Fatehpur Sikri, the erstwhile city of victory, now an UNESCO World Heritage Centre. One thing you will be amazed to see is the Buland Darwaza, the greatest accomplishment of Mughal architecture as far as exquisite carving is concerned. Stop for a few moments in the bustling Meena Bazaar, where you can buy handsome ‘hookahs’ (an Indian smoking pipe designed with a long tube passing through an urn of water that cools the smoke as it is drawn through) and fragrant tobacco. After you are finished with this old capital of the Mughals, let us take you to Agra. In the evening, our guide will take you to the monument of love, the world-famous Taj Mahal, included in the seven forgotten wonders of the medieval world. The first sight of this colossal mausoleum will only make you say ‘wow, it’s beautiful’! The white marble structure amid lush green gardens creates a great contrast of white and green, which has to be seen to be believed. Walk over the courtyard, while our guide entertains you with fascinating tales of Agra. Let the moon rise. You will be fascinated to see how mesmerising The Taj looks by moonlight. Remember to get a miniature replica of the monument of love, sold in the nearby stalls that line up the vicinity. Overnight at The Trident Hotel on Fatehbad Road, Agra.
Day 04 : Agra Sikandra - Bharatpur
  • Guided sightseeing of Red Fort in the morning
  • Pick up world famous ‘petha’ sweet and other items for home decoration
  • Continue journey to Bharatpur. Enroute halt at Sikandra.
  • Lunch at Hotel Laxmi Vilas, a heritage hotel in Bharatpur
  • Afternoon excursion to Keoladeo Ghana National Park. Discover the park on a cycle-rickshaw ride.
Tajmahal in  moonlight After breakfast guided sightseeing of Red Fort (Agra Fort). Few forts in the world have a more fascinating story to tell than the great Fort of Agra. Our guide will tell you all. Situated 3 km upstream from the Taj Mahal on the right bank of Yamuna, the majestic fort is decorated with mosaic, stucco and arabesque, paiinting and glazed tiling. Visit with us the Diwan-i-Khas, where you can see the black pedestal, Sang-i-Mahak (touchstone), which was once used to test the quality of gold! Move with us within the bustling markets of Agra. Get a packet of delicious ‘petha’ (typical Agra sweet) made from cucumber and in varied flavours. Shop for some leatherwear or handicrafts, Agra is famous for. Or just wander around and enjoy a typical Indian market.

Enjoy a cool ride to Sikandra, situated at 8 km north-east of Agra, on the same side as Taj. Sikandra was founded in 1492 by Sikander Lodi, one of the last dynasties of the Delhi Sultanate. Visit with us the huge mausoleum of Akbar, lying with his face towards Mecca (west). It is easy to locate the Pole Star over the building during sunset. Throw a gaze at the head of the tomb, and you can see a carved pedestal on which, originally, lay the world-famous Kohinoor diamond. Our guide will also amaze you with another interesting feature of the catacomb. Try to see all the four minarets at the same time from any point. You cannot. Any one of them is always behind the other in the viewer’s line of vision.

In the later half, we will move towards the famous Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary, 55 km from Agra. Lunch at Hotel Laxmi Vilas. Afternoon excursion to Keoladeo Ghana National Park. Look for all the varieties of birds you have watched before, read or even heard about and be sure you can see all of them roosting on tree tops or playing in water. Let us arrange a memorable meeting with the forests. And guess what? A delightful paddle-rickshaw will help you to relax. Enjoy the ride with our naturalist inside the deep, dark patches of Bharatpur forest. You can also spot herds of chital (spotted deer), sambhar, jackals, jungle cats, hares, pythons, and even porcupines! Dinner and overnight stay at Laxmi Vilas Palace.

Day 05 : Bharatpur Ranthambhore
  • An enchanting rail ride through the jungles of Rajasthan to reach Sawai Madhopur
  • Explore every corner of Ranthambhore National Park with our trained guide
  • A special visit to Ranthambhore Fort, great banyan tree and Ganesh Temple
  • Dinner and overnight stay in Sawai Madhopur Lodge
Ranthambore Wildlife SafriEntire Day Sightseeing Tour of Bikaner

After breakfast transfer to the Railway Station of Bharatpur. It takes around 2 hours to reach the tiger’s den from the bird watcher’s paradise. After arrival in Ranthambhore transfer to the 73-year-old Sawai Madhopur Lodge, the erstwhile hunting lodge of the former Raja Sawai Mansingh II of Jaipur. Spend your afternoon, with us, exploring the tiger country on a jeep safari. You can easily spot Indian tigers roaming majestically and if you have traveller’s luck, you can even see one hunting before your peeled eyes! Don’t be astonished, Ranthambhore is famous for housing real diplomat tigers! Blend yourself with the natural green sprinkled around. Trek with us to the Ranthambhore Fort, remnants of past memoirs. Our guide will also help you see the great banyan tree and the solitary post office (which only receives letters for Lord Ganesh, the elephant-headed Hindu God) on the hill top. Dinner and overnight in Sawai Madhopur Lodge.
Day 06 : Ranthambhore Kota - Chittaurgarh
  • Continue journey to Kota and check in Umed Bhawan Palace, a heritage hotel
  • See the exquisite carvings and the royal decor of the palace
  • After lunch, visit to City Palace and the Fort complex
  • Enjoy a paddle-boat cruise on Kishore Sagar Lake
  • Shop for Kota sarees and beautiful miniature paintings
  • Reach Chittaurgarh in the evening. Overnight at Hotel Pratap Palace
Leave Ranthambore in the morning and reach Kota in the afternoon. Enjoy a lunch at Umed Bhawan Palace. Made in a Indo-Saracenic style of architecture, this magnificent mansion was the royal residence till recently, and you can even have the pleasure to meet the royal mother, but with a prior appointment. There isn’t too much by way of spit and polish, though, so you end up feeling you’re in a stately home on a private visit rather than in a commercial establishment. After lunch, we will take you to the City Palace and the Fort complex, nestling on the banks of Chambal river. As you will visit the numerous ‘mahals’ (palaces) and pultritudinous ‘darwazas’ (gateways), which open out to sweeping views of the river, you will fight to decide whether to look inside or picturesque outsides. Spend some time to see the richness of detail displayed in the delicate fluted pillars, mirror inlays and murals that wash the walls in colours, and you cannot stop yourself from another ‘wow’! Enjoy a paddle-boat cruise on the serene waters of the Kishore Sagar Lake, locally known as ‘Bada Talao’. You can see a wonderful play of colours in the waters during sunset with the ambrosial Jagmandir standing right in the centre of the lake. Our guide will tell you interesting stories about the Mewar princess for whom this grand palace was constructed, because she couldn’t bear Kota’s heat! In the evening, enjoy shopping with our escorts in the bustling markets of Kota. Remember to shop for elegant Kota sarees and beautiful paintings of Kota-Bundi school of art. Leave for Chittaurgarh late in the evening. Overnight at Hotel Pratap Palace in Chittaurgarh.
Day 07 : Chittaurgarh - Udaipur
  • After breakfast, visit Chittaurgarh Fort, Rani Padmini’s Palace and Vijay Stambh
  • A tour to the villages of Bassi and sightseeing
  • Lunch at Bassi Fort Palace
  • Shop for handsome wooden toys and Kavadh
  • Leaving for Udaipur in the evening. Overnight stay after a grand ceremony and dinner at world famous Lake Palace.
Chittorgarh FortIn the morning our guide will take you to the famous Chittaurgarh Fort, standing as a solitary sentinel for true romance and valour. Walk along the ramparts of this massive fort believed to be constructed by Bhima of Mahabharata Epic. Here our guide will tell you about the legendary romantic tale of Rani Padmini. You can hear how Alaud-din-Khilji fell in love with the ambrosial queen, Padmini, which eventually led to ‘jauhar’ (self immolation) and destruction of the empire. Wander amidst the patch of custard-apple trees and you will be amazed to see the famous Vijay Stambh, a placard of Rajput chivalry. Count the number of Hindu deities carved on its surface and read Allah’s name inscribed in Arabic on this nine-storey high symbol of power.

Board our bus and enjoy a magnificent view of rural Rajasthan en route to Bassi village which is located at a distance of 20 km from Chittaurgarh. Wander around and have a look at the sky blue, mint green, purple and yellow houses embellishing the rugged terrain. Every house in Bassi has a story to tell and our guide will fascinate you with a few. Lunch at Bassi Fort Palace, a total romantic fantasy to behold. After lunch visit the main bazaar, located in Bassi’s old quarter and famous for its painted wooden toys depicting dancers, musicians, soldiers and animals. Don’t forget to get a ‘Kavadh’, a sort of miniature altar painted with scenes from Rajasthani epics and hinged so that it can be folded up like a book.

Leave for Udaipur (115 km) in the evening. Stay at the famous Lake Palace amidst the emerald waters of Lake Pichola. Enjoy a stay with the original royal residents, and be a part of their regal ambiance. Eat, drink and enjoy the evening ordering chilled beers and chicken tikkas, relaxing in your own way.

Day 8 : Udaipur Mount Abu
  • Visit City Palace and Crystal Gallery
  • Memorable boat cruise on the emerald waters of Lake Pichola
  • Explore Vintage and Classic Car Museum of the erstwhile maharaja of Udaipur
  • Lunch at Lake Palace and leave for Mount Abu, the solitary hill station of Rajasthan
  • Visit Nakki Lake and Guru Shikhar
Boat Cruise on Lake PicholaIn the morning visit with us the magnificent City Palace, which stretches along the eastern bank of Lake Pichola, displaying some exquisite works of art in marble and granite. Stand over the elegantly designed balconies, and look at the shimmering waters of Lake Pichola dribbling below them and you can easily imagine the royal invitees sitting up here watching the elephants at play in the voluminous courtyard below. Next we will take you to the world famous Crystal gallery, which presents an astounding collection of over 600 crystal objects ordered by Maharajah Sajjan Singh in 1877 from all over the world! Enjoy a memorable boat cruise on the shimmering waters of Lake Pichola. Let the blowing air whiff your hair and soothe your soul. Capture some picturesque moments in your cam, the cobalt blue colour of the sky blending with the emerald waters of the lake, with the white marble palace standing stately at the backdrop. Next we will take you to the Vintage and Classic Car Museum, situated at about 2 km from the City Palace complex, and you will be enticed to see the grand array (about 2 dozen) of Maharana’s personal collection of exclusive four-wheelers embellishing the complex.

After lunch at the Lake Palace, head towards Mount Abu, the only hill station of Rajasthan situated at 185 km from the Lake City of Udaipur. Check into Jaipur House, once the summer palace of the erstwhile maharajas of Jaipur. Leave the luggage in the hotel rooms and rush to refresh yourself with the tranquil waters of the Nakki Lake, caressing the land of the hill. Bathing in this lake is believed to be as purifying as bathing in the holy Ganges! Our guide will tell you interesting mythological legends related to this serene lake, a favourite hub of many sages from time immemorial. Enjoy a drive with us to the end of the plateau, around 15 km, to reach the highest point at Guru Shikhar (1722 m). Feel the solitary atmosphere at the top and let your eyes graze all over the beautiful terrain sprawled underneath the mesmerising art of sunset at the horizon. Overnight at Jaipur House.

Day 09 : Mount Abu - Kumbhalgarh
  • Visit world famous Dilwara Temples
  • Leave for Kumbhalgarh after lunch at Jaipur House
  • Visit Kumbhalgarh Fort in the afternoon
  • Overnight in Hotel Aodhi
Mount Abu In the morning visit with us to the the world-famous Dilwara Temples where architecture is marked by carvings that are not just heart-touchingly beautiful in form but are often presented in a highly poetic context. A famous Jain pilgrimage destination, the Dilwara Temples at Mount Abu are invariably the best examples human hands can create. Look specially for the marble nayika (maiden) depicted as having just emerged from her bath and you will be amazed to see droplets falling from her long hair being drunk by a swan sitting at her feet, all in stone! It is really amazing, believe us!

After lunch at Jaipur House, head towards Kumbhalgarh. Situated at 130 km from Mt. Abu, Kumbhalgarh flaunts to have one of the largest forts in India. As an exemplar of splendid masonry, it is alleged as being second only to the Great Wall of China! Check into Hotel Aodhi, part of the HRH Group and an enchanting retreat. Climb the solitary stairway of the fort, feel the mist that surrounds your silhouette and the wind that kisses your reflection on the pastel colored walls, while you gaze at the long serpentine lines of the fort walls and distant landscapes. Standing on the ramparts of the mighty castle, you will be fascinated to see the gigantic 20 feet thick encircling outer wall which winds over the parched hills for 36 km perforated by seven gateways. Overnight in Hotel Aodhi.

Day 10 : Jodhpur
  • Leave for Jodhpur in the morning
  • Vintage car transfer to hotel Ajit Bhawan Palace
  • Visit Umaid Bhawan Palace
  • After lunch, visit to Mehrangarh Fort
  • Enjoy a horse safari in the evening
  • Meet the locals and have a chat with them over a cup of tea made with camel’s milk
Umaid Bhavan Palace , JodhpurIn the morning, enjoy a memorable tour through the heart of Rajasthan. A journey that will fetch you to Jodhpur, the Blue City, situated at a mere 90 km from Kumbhalgarh. Check into Ajit Bhawan Palace, reputed to be the first ever heritage hotel in India. Enjoy a vintage car transfer from the Bus Stand. Let us take you to the world famous Umaid Bhawan Palace, also known as the Chittar Palace, a splendid blend of Renaissance framework and Rajput tradition. You will be surprised to know that this grand palace which is said to be the largest private residence in the world, is made up of hand-chiselled sandstone blocks that have been put together in a special system of interlocking without any binding mortar! After lunch, visit with us the mighty Mehrangarh Fort, dominating the skyline of this beautiful blue city. Our guide will take you to the summit (Lohapol) through the steep zigzag ascent, where you can see hand prints of Raja Mansingh's widows, who committed ‘Sati’ to save royal dignity. You will be amazed to see the magnificent alcoves of the fort; floor-to-ceiling murals painted on wet plaster, depicting in minute detail wars, games, weddings, religious rites, beautiful women, proud warriors and even palace pets!

Kick back the afternoons relaxing in your own way. In the evening we can arrange for a horse or camel safari for you. Believe us, it is an excitement in itself. Wandering across the rugged terrain on a Marwar horse is truly awe-inspiring. Let us take you to the remotest of the villages where you can interact with the locales over a earthen cup of hot tea (made with camel’s milk) or listen to their folklores while resting on a jute bed. Overnight in hotel.

Day 11 : Jodhpur - Jaisalmer
  • An enchanting train cruise from Jodhpur to Jaisalmer
  • Warm welcome on board
  • Buy some colourful bangles, embroidered scarves or heena en route
  • Check into and have lunch at Fort Rajwada, one of the finest heritage hotels in Rajasthan
  • Visit the world famous Golden Fortress of Jaisalmer
  • Shop for exquisite yellow pottery and other artifacts made from yellow sandstone
  • Camel ride at Sam Sand dunes
  • Delicious dinner accompanied by folk music
  • Night stay in desert camps
Camel Race in Sand Dunes of JaisalmerTo add an unique charm to your holiday visit in Rajasthan, we have arranged a special train cruise through the desolate landscape of Rajasthan. We have arranged a comfortable journey in the Delhi-Jaisalmer Express, which leaves Jodhpur at 6:45 in the morning. Refresh yourself with a cup of hot tea as you board the train and before you become a silent spectator and watch the barren desertscape dart pass the window of the train. You will find the stations en route usually deserted. Disembark somewhere and feel the arid weather of Rajasthan. Get some colourful bangles or paint your palms orange with heena, all privileges offered by the local folks who gather in these solitary pads of transportation.

Reach Jaisalmer by 1:00 pm and check into Fort Rajwada, the most luxurious of the heritage palaces and hotels in Jaisalmer. Refresh yourself with a mouth-watering lunch and afternoon siesta, before we take you to a golden tour. Yes, late afternoon we will take you to the magnificent Sonar Kila (Golden Fortress) of Jaisalmer. Perched atop the Trikuta Hill this glorious fort seems to rise out of the desert haze, its yellow sandstone walls and bastions taking on a golden hue in the afternoon sun. Explore the fun in wandering around in this living fort, packed with houses, temples, handicraft shops, beauty parlours, and honeycombed with slender winding lanes, in same or different incarnations of stone.

Join us for an hour drive to the west, towards the international border with Pakistan, to the mesmerising shifting sand dunes of Sam (42 km). We will arrange a camel ride for you to explore the virgin sands of Sam. Give the holiday tours an impetus of adventure camping in Rajasthan and meet the Thar from a completely different angle with us. Let us provide you with a memorable stay amidst the dunes under the black canopy of the desert sky. Rejoice a fine dinner with delicious barbecue, accompanied by music from the folk musicians, creating melodies with their 'dholaks' and 'sarangis'.

Day 12 : Jaisalmer - Bikaner
  • Adventurous bus journey amidst desert roads to Bikaner
  • Lunch at famous Lallgarh Palace
  • In the afternoon, visit to National Camel Research Centre
  • Get to know the desert engine
  • Shop for Bikaneri namkeens and sweets from the bustling markets
Bikaner Namkeen ShopAfter a memorable cruise by train, we would gift you a pleasure of a bus ride through the desert of Rajasthan, and believe us it is going to be a lifetime experience. Waves of sand sprawled all over the terrain and our solitary bus going amidst the sun-kissed dunes. Occasionally, you can spot a couple of camels walking leisurely over the pristine sands. Our guide will show you how the colour (and the mood) of the desert changes as the sun scales newer heights. It takes around 7 hours to reach Bikaner from Jaisalmer with a half-an-hour halt for mild refreshments. Reach Bikaner in the afternoon. Check into Lallgarh Palace, and refresh yourself with a cool bath after such strenuous journey before enjoying a palatial lunch trimmed with Bikaneri delicacies. Relax for a couple of hours before we take you to the National Camel Research Centre, located at 8 km from the city centre. Here we will make you know the different varieties of camels found in these regions Bikaneri, Jaisalmeri and Gujrati each with a special characteristic that helps them stand apart from the rest. After some fun with these desert engines, you will really remember the camels for their loyal and submissive nature and ofcourse, their idiosyncratic flatulence. Spend the evening shopping a few mouth-watering delicacies like rosogulla and Bikaneri bhujia. Wander around in the labyrinthine but bustling streets of Bikaneri markets, full with people and colors. Overnight in hotel.
Day 13 : Bikaner - Jaipur
  • Visit Junagarh Fort in the morning
  • Leave for jaipur in the evening
Junagarh Fort InteriorIn the morning we will take you to the famous Junagarh Fort, once the seat of power of the Marwars, now quoted as the finest example of Rajput architecture. Walk into the Anup Mahal, which displays an excellent endeavor of gold-craftsmanship; exquisite stone carvings embellished with delicate patterns and painted with gold leaf! Wander around the ramparts listening to the interesting fables related to the fort from our guide. Visit with us on cloud number nine, the splendid Badal Mahal, that gives an impressive view of the Spartan surroundings from a respectable height. Relax in your special alcove for a couple of hours before we help you to board the Rajasthan Sampark Kranti Express at 5:20 in the evening which will reach Jaipur, the Pink City of Rajasthan, at around 11:30 in the night. Dinner on board. After arrival in Jaipur transfer to the hotel.
Day 14 : Jaipur
  • Visit Hawa Mahal
  • Shop for colourful ‘Bandhani’ scarves at Sireh Deori Bazaar
  • Visit City Palace and Museum
  • Pick up interesting artifacts from Meena Bazaar
  • Dinner and overnight at Rajputana Palace Sheraton
Shopping at Sireh Deori Bazaar , JaipurSpend your morning as you like, relaxing or wandering around at your free wil. In the afternoon, start your Jaipur holiday hunt from Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Winds with our guide. The 953 tiny lattice worked pink windows on the red and pink sandstone pyramid-shaped structure casts a magical spell on every visitor. Let us take you to the bustling Sireh Deori Bazaar in the proximity. Pick up handsome items of interior decoration for your sweet home. Try especially for colourful ‘ajrakhs’ (Rajasthani embroidered veil) that looks wonderful when worn with denim. Get into a luxury cab and enjoy a 15 minute drive to the magnificent City Palace, the royal residence of Jaipur. Visit the museum with us to see the grand collection of regalia, manuscripts, potteries and armours. If you are not satisfied with your shopping spree, try your hands at the Meena Bazaar, nestling inside the palace premises. It is an exciting activity to shop in this trivial section. You can comfortably go for silver jewelery, semi-precious stones and handcrafted footwear and other wonderful shopping items including miniature handcrafted elephants, horses and camels, without a second thought. Dinner and overnight at Rajputana Palace Sheraton on Palace Road.

Day 15 : Jaipur Chowkidani - Sanganer
  • Visit Jantar Mantar after breakfast
  • Tour to Sanganer, famous for paper making and block-printed fabrics
  • Shop for some beautiful pottery and fabrics
  • Lunch at Om Shakahar Restaurant
  • Visit Choki Dani in the evening
  • Enjoy the real village ambiance followed by a delicious Rajasthani dinner
After breakfast leave for astronomical epitome, Jantar Mantar Observatory. If you are interested in astronomy, nothing can satisfy your knowing appetite other than the famous Jaipur observatory. Often described as the most surreal and logical creation in stone, this bewildering piece of art fascinates every tourists with its high accuracy levels. Our guide will explain every detail of the elephantine stone observation devices, and how they get a good degree of accuracy due to their enormous dimensions. Don’t forget to have a fun time with the 12 giant zodiac dials. After the observatory, we will move to Sanganer, a tiny village near Jaipur famous as the world's largest centre of hand-made paper! Visit with us the 'kagazi mohulla' (paper community) and we will make you see how the raw pulp is modified into a paper, without using a single hand of machines. See how they are dried under the sun and how they are decorated petals and glass clippings. You will be amazed to see many exquisite Jain Temples dotting the landscape that are comparable to the Dilwara temples of Mount Abu! Buy a few beautiful block-printed and embroidered Sanganeri apparels that will only add to your beauty.

Multi-cuisine lunch at Om Revolving Shakahar Restaurant, situated on the junction of Church Road and M.I. Road in Jaipur. Enjoy a panoramic view of the Pink city from the 14th floor of Om Tower (200 ft above ground). The floor takes around 45 to 60 minutes to go one circle, and hence provides the guests ample time to enjoy the vista outside.

Choki Dhani , Jaipur After lunch, a 16 km drive will leave you in front of a mini village of Rajasthan Chowkidani a perfect replica of the rural lifestyle. Maintained by the Rajasthan Government, Chowkidani, nurtures the age-old culture and traditions of Rajasthan, while efficiently catering to almost every needs of an international traveller. Chowkidani is a lifetime experience that you are going to feel with us. Reach for those mud houses with thatched roofs, walls and floor layered with clay and cow-dung, but decorated with beautiful folk paintings hung inside. Colour your palms orange with ‘heena’, try an embroidered ‘jooti’, ride the giant wheel, drink chilled ‘lassi’ (buttermilk), watch a puppet show and do whatever you feel like in a rustic ambience. After a delicious Rajasthani dinner, transport to Rajputana Palace Sheraton for overnight stay.

Day 16 : Jaipur - Delhi
  • Morning free to relax
  • Return back to Delhi in the afternoon
After breakfast, enjoy a bath in the swimming pool. Or you can engage yourself in photography. At noon, after lunch, drive to Delhi, situated at around 258 km from Jaipur. In the evening, you reach Delhi. Enjoy a grand farewell ceremony before you are transferred to the Indira Gandhi International Airport, Palam for your onward destination.

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