Indian Festival Tour
Duration : 16 Nights / 17 Days
Destination Covered : Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Udaipur - Pueshkar - Delhi
Day 01 : Arrival Delhi
On arrival met at the Delhi airport and transfer to the Hotel. O/n stay at Hotel.
Day 02 : Delhi
Morning after breakfast sightseeing tour of Delhi.Visiting Raj Ghat,Jama Masjid,Red Fort. Visit the fabled Chandni Chowk (Silver street) on rickshaws (tricycles).Visit the Emperor Humayun's Tomb, the Qutab Minar. Drive past to the India Gate, the Houses of Parliament, and the Presidential Palace (Rashtrapati Bhawan).Also visit the Crafts Museum,Evening free O/N stay at Hotel.
Day 03 : Delhi - Agra ( By road - 4 hours drive )
Morning after breakfast drive for Agra,on arrival check in at hotel.Later, visit the Agra Fort, standing testimony in red sandstone to the story of the Great Mughals. At sunset, visit the legendary Taj Mahal. Evening free O/N stay at Hotel.
Day 04 : Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Jaipur ( By road - 6 hours drive )
Morning,after breakfast drive to Jaipur. En route we visit Fatehpur Sikri, built entirely of red sandstone and now declared as a World Heritage Monument.On arrival, check in at the hotel O/N stay at Hotel.
Day 05 : Jaipur
Morning after breakfast ,visit the fairy tale like Amber Fort. Afternoon, city tour of Jaipur, which includes visits to the City Palace of the Jaipur Maharaja,Hawa Mahal also known as the Palace of Winds,Also visit the amazingly accurate Jantar Mantar stone Observatory.Evening free O/N stay at Hotel.
Day 06 : Jaipur - Bikaner ( By road - 6 hours drive )
Morning after Breakfast drive to the city of Bikaner situated on the western edge of the Great Indian Thar Desert. On arrival, check in to the hotel of your choice. O/N stay at Hotel.
Day 07 : Bikaner
Morning,after breakfast game viewing at the Gajner Black Buck Sanctuary by Jeeps.visit Junagarh fort,also visit the Karni Devi Temple and the Camel Breeding farm.O/N stay at Hotel.
Day 08 : Bikaner - Jaisalmer ( By road - 6 hours drive )
Morning after breakfast drive to the barren lands of Rajasthan, to Jaisalmer. On arrival check in at hotel O/N stay at Hotel.
Day 09 : Jaisalmer
Morning after breakfast sightseeing tour of Jaisalmer.Visiting Jaisalmer Fort, Jain Temples and the Havelis. Afternoon free to spend time at the numerous activities of the festival. This evening we make a trip to the sand dunes nearby for a camel ride into the sunsetO/N stay at Hotel.
Day 10 : Jaisalmer - Jodhpur ( By road - 5 hours drive )
Morning,after breakfast drive to past the Great Indian Thar Desert, via Pokhran to reach Jodhpur. On arrival, check in to the hotel. Afternoon free to relax or an optional evening jeep safari to Rohet to visit the Bishnoi tribals settlements.O/n stay at Hotel.
Day 11 : Jodhpur
Morning, half day tour of Jodhpur visit the Mehrangarh Fort. Later visit the royal cenotaphs at Jaswant Thada, the pillared marble memorial to the popular ruler Jaswant Singh II. Afternoon, free to visit the interesting Clock Tower bazaar area. O/N stay at hotel.
Day 12 : Jodhpur - Ranakpur - Udaipur ( By road - 7 hours drive )
Morning, after breakfast drive to udaipur. En route visit the fabulous 500 year old Jain Temples of Ranakpur.Continue drive to Udaipur.On arrival check in at hotel. O/N stay at Hotel.
Day 13 : Udaipur
Morning, visit the City Palace, Saheliyon ki Bari (Garden where women of the royal household would meet), Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir (folklore museum) and the Jagdish temple (Built in 1651 AD by Maharana Jagat Singh, this Indo-Aryan temple is the most beautiful temple of Udaipur). Also visit the Artist place to see miniature paintings being painted. Late afternoon, we have a boat ride around the fabulous Lake Pichola, which will include a visit to another island palace called the Jagmandir.O/N stay at Hotel.
Day 14 : Udaipur - Pushkar ( By road - 6 hours drive )
Morning,after breakfast drive to Pushkar.On arrival, check in at the hotel. Later visit the Pushkar fair.O/N stay at Hotel.
Day 15 : Pushkar
Free day on your own to visit the Pushkar Fair . A lively and gigantic Camel fair is held every year on Kartik Poornima (full moon in October - November). At this time, the town is overflowing with tribal people from all over Rajasthan, pilgrims from all over India and film makers and tourists from all over the world. The fair is also the biggest camel market in the world. Besides Camels, Horses and Bullocks are also sold here. The people in their colorful attires enhance the cheerful mood of the fair. Pushkar abounds in temples and also has the temple of Lord Brahma.
Day 16 : Pushkar - Delhi ( By train Shatabdi Express - 1530 hours / 2245 hours )
Morning at leisure. Afternoon, you will be transfer to the Ajmer railway station to board the train Shatabid Express to Delhi. On arrival, you will be met and transferred to the hotel O/N stay at Hotel.
Day 17 : Delhi Departure
Morning free for own activities. In the evening transfer to the International airport to board the flight for onward journey.