11 Nights / 12 Days
Destinations Covered :
Delhi - Mukundgarh - Khimsar -
Jodhpur - Jaipur - Bharatpur - Orchaa - Khajuraho - Agra - Delhi
Arrive Delhi and transfer to hotel. Check in hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 2: Delhi- Mukundgarh
Morning, drive to Mukundgarh. Arrive & check in at hotel. Afternoon
visit Mukundgarh / Mandawa. Mandawa, founded in 1775 by Thakur Nawal
Singhand still the home of his descendants has beautiful frescoes, havelis
and mansions. Mandawa Castle, one of the finest castle of Rajasthan is now a
hotel and houses a collection of armories, costumes of ancestors, cannons
from 1820 ancient coins, numismatic collection and many other interesting
items in a Museum. Overnight at hotel.
Day 3: Mukundgarh- Khimsar
Morning, drive to Khimsar. Arrive Khimsar & check in at hotel.
Afternoon sightseeing at Khimsar. Khimsar is steeped in history- founded
2500 years ago by the Jain Saint Mahaveer. This is the starting point of the
great Indian Desert. The founder of the castle which was built in mid 15th
century was Prince Karamsi- son of Jodhpur and very close to other places of
interest like Osian and Nagaur. Well managed Khimsar Fort provides the
visitors with all modern amenities- 50 luxuriously furnished rooms, theme
dinners, a variety of continental and indian meals as well as traditional
Rajasthani are available. Evening jeep safari to sand dunes for a sunset
view. Overnight at hotel.
Day 4: Khimsar / Jodhpur
Morning, drive to Jodhpur stopping at Mandor 10 Kms short of Jodhpur to
visit the Mandor Garden the old capital of Jodhpur. On arrival at Jodhpur,
visit Mehrangarh Fort & Jaswant Thada. Overnight at hotel.
5: Jodhur / Jaipur
Morning, drive to Jaipur. On arrival check in at hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 6: Jaipur
Morning, sightseeing tour and visit to the Amber Fort. Amber Fort, the
ancient capital of the state until 1728. See the Sheesh Mahal or the hall of
victory glittering with mirrors, Jal Mahal and Kali. Ascend, on elephant
back, the hill on which fort is situated. City sightseeing tour, Jaipur the
capital of Rajasthan was given a color coat of pink a century ago in honor
of a visiting prince. Ever since it had retained that color. Built by
Maharaja Jai Singh, the notable astronomer, this city is 260 years old.
Visit the Maharaja's City Palace and the observatory and drive past Hawa
Mahal , the palace of winds. Overnight at hotel
Day 7: Jaipur / Bharatpur
Morning, drive to Bharatpur. Arrive Bharatpur & check in hotel.
Afternoon sightseeing of Bharatpur. Visit Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary on
rickshaws. The most spectacular water- Birds Sanctuary features nesting of
indigenous water- birds, migratory birds. From October till December, the
indigenous water- birds nest around the lake from December on the migratory
Geese, Duck and Cranes are the main feature of the sanctuary. Overnight at
Day 8: Bharatpur / Orchaa
Morning, drive to Orchaa. Arrive Orchaa & check in at hotel. Visit the
well- preserved medieval township of Orcha built in the 16th century.
Sightseeing include the Rajmahal with its beautiful murals, the Laxmi
Narayan Temple and the Jehangir Mahal built in the 17th century, to
commemorate the visit of the emperor Jehangir. Overnight at hotel.
9: Orchaa / Khajuraho
Morning, drive to Khajuraho. Arrive Khajuraho & check in at hotel.
Enjoy visit to Khajuraho and its temples, built during the reign of the
Chendela Kings from 950-1050. Today only 22 of the 85 original remaining
temples are magnificent examples of Hindu architecture. These exquisite
sculptures,.which adorn the spires with a galaxy of gods and goddesses,
beasts and serpents and a multitude of erotic couples represent a paean to
life, love and joy. Overnight at hotel.
Day 10: Khajuraho / Agra
Morning, drive to Agra. Arrive Agra & check in at hotel. Overnight at
Day 11: Agra
Morning, city sightseeing tour visiting the world famous Taj Mahal, built
by the Mughal Emperor Shahjahan in 1630 for his Queen Mumtaz Mahal to
enshrine her mortal remains. Later visit the Agra Fort containing the pearl
mosque and the hall of public and private audience. Also, visit
Itmad-Ud-Daula's Tomb built by Empress Noorjahan in memory of her father.
Overnight at the hotel.
Day 12: Agra / Delhi
Morning, drive to Delhi. Arrive Delhi & check in at hotel. Afternoon
sightseeing of Delhi. Overnight at hotel.