Rajasthan is situated in the
north-western part of India. It covers 342,239sq.kms
(132,139 square miles). Rajasthan lies between latitudes 23
degree 3'and 30 degree 12', north and longitudes 69 degree 30'
and 78 degree 17', east. The climate of Rajasthan varies from
semi arid to arid. The mercury touches 49 degrees centigrade at
some places during summer and drops below freezing point during
winter. Though the average annual rainfall ranges between
200-400 mm, it is as low as 150 mm in extreme arid zones and as
high as 1000 mm in the south eastern part of the State. Most of
the rainfall (60-80%) is received with the South west
monsoon in the period from July to September. The average
number of rainy days vary from 6 to 42 depending on the aridity
of the area.
The magic of Rajasthan is unequalled in the world for its
heritage, culture, safaris, sand dunes and lush green forests
with its wildlife. Rajasthan is often expressed as huge open-air
museum with relic so well preserved for the travelers and the
curious of the day. Rajasthan is culturally rich and has
extensive tradition in art and culture. The dance, music and art
forms have been watchfully cultivated and patronized by the
erstwhile courts. An equally rich and varied folk culture from
villages is both fascinating & mesmerizing. The music is of
uncomplicated innocence and songs depict day-to-day
relationships and chores more often focal around bring of water
and the style is called Panihari.Ballad
traditions of Rajasthan are also of great attention. They sing
and narrate heroic tales of battles and even of legendary lovers
and their tragedies. To distinctive category in this tradition
are the 'Phad' and the puppetry. The accompanying
instruments are of various varieties to repercussion, string and
wind and even common use utilities like bells, thali (metal
dishes) and earthen pots.
Upon arrival at New Delhi, you will be met on arrival by our representative and transferred to the hotel. Check-in at the hotel. Later proceed for sightseeing visiting the Raj Ghat, India Gate, Birla Mandir. Overnight: stay at Delhi.
Day - 02
New Delhi Agra (B)
Enjoy full day sightseeing tour of : New Delhi: designed and built by the British in the 1920's it's a city of wide boulevards impressive Government buildings, green parks and gardens. First you will visit two monuments from Delhi's past Humayun's Tomb and Qutub Minar. Then your drive takes you along the ceremonial avenue, Rajpath, past the imposing India Gate and Parliament House. Old Delhi: an ancient walled city. Here you will see Red Fort, the most opulent Fort and Palace of the Moghul Empire; Raj Ghat, the memorial site of the Mahatma Gandhi; Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India and Chandni Chowk, the bustling and colorful market of the old city.
Day - 03
Agra Jaipur (B,D)
After breakfast at the hotel; proceed for a visit to the Agra Fort and by noon check-out of the hotel and proceed to Jaipur. Enroute visit the Fathepursikri, upon arrival at Jaipur, check-in at the hotel. In the evening proceed for Chokkidhani Village for Dinner (Ethnic Rajasthani village). Overnight: stay at Jaipur.
Day - 04
After breakfast at the hotel; proceed for a full day city tour around Jaipur places visitng the City Palace, Museum, Amber fort (Elephant Safari), Hawa Mahal, and Jantar Mantar. Overnight: stay at Jaipur.
Day - 05
Jaipur Ajmer (B)
After breakfast check out of the hotel and proceed to Ajmer, and upon arrival visit the Phuskar Brahma Temple, Dargah (Mosque). In the evening, check-in at the hotel. Overnight: stay at Ajmer.
Day - 06
Ajmer Udaipur (B)
After breakfast check out of the hotel and proceed to Udaipur. Arrive Udaipur and check-in at the hotel. In the afternoon proceed for a half day city tour visiting the City Palace, Lake Pichola, and Eklingji Temple. Overnight: stay at Udaipur.
Day - 07
Udaipur Jodhpur (B)
After breakfast check out of the hotel and proceed to Jodhpur. Upon arrival at Jodhpur, check-in at the hotel. In the afternoon proceed for half day city tour visiting the Meharangarh Fort, Jaswant Tada, and Umaid Bhawan Palace. Overnight: stay at Jodhpur.
Day - 08
Jodhpur Jaisalmer (B)
After breakfast check out of the hotel and proceed to Jaisalmer. Upon arrival at Jaisalmer and check-in into Desert Camp. In evening visit the Sam Sand dunes, Camel Safari Sunset view and dinner with Cultural Programs. Overnight: stay at Jaisalmer.
Day - 09
Jaisalmer New Delhi (B)
After breakfast check out of the Camp and proceed for a city tour places covering Jaisalmer fort and Havelis and in the afternoon you will be dropped at Jaisalmer train station to board the JALSALMER-NEW DELHI EXPRESS. Overnight: on board the train.
Day - 10
New Delhi (B)
On arrival at New Delhi you will be met by our representative and transferred to the hotel.. Check-in at the hotel. In the afternoon proceed for city tour of New Delhi visiting the Lotus Temple, Qutub Minar, Humayuns tomb. Overnight: stay at Delhi.
Day - 10
New Delhi (B)
Breakfast at Hotel. Rest of the day you are free at leisure or shopping. Check out of the hotel by Noon. Late in the evening you will be picked from the hotel lobby and transferred to the airport to connect your flight back home. TOUR ENDS.