Taj mahal Plus Rajasthan Tour
Duration : 18 Nights / 19 Days
Destinations Covered : Delhi - Mandawa - Bikaner - Khimsar - Jaisalmer
- Jodhpur - Kumbhalgarh - Udaipur - Junia - Jaipur - Agra - Delhi
Day 1 : Delhi
Welcome to Incredible India. After clearing immigration and custom formalities,
our representative will greet you and assist you to our hotel. Overnight
stay will be at Hotel in Delhi.
Day 2 : Delhi
Today morning, after breakfast you will be taken for a sightseeing tour
of New and Old Delhi. Sightseeing includes 11th century Qutab Minar, India
Gate and the grand government buildings, the President's House, Red Fort,
Mahatama Gandhi Memorial. Also visit Laxmi Narayan temple popularly known
as Birla Temple. Evening will be free at leisure. Overnight stay will
be at Hotel.
Day 3 : Delhi - Mandawa
Today morning, after breakfast you will leave for the town of Mandawa
located in the Shekawati region of North - West Rajasthan. Afternoon,
you will visit Mandawa bazaar and havelis. Overnight stay will be at the
Day 4 : Mandawa
Today morning, after breakfast you will visit some of the havelis in the
small town around Mandawa. Overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 5 : Mandawa - Bikaner
Today morning, after breakfast you will leave for Bikaner, a heavily fortified
fort city famous for its camel farm and colorful people. Afternoon, you
will visit fort & the local Camel Breeding Farm. Overnight stay will
be at the hotel
Day 6 : Bikaner - Khimsar.
After breakfast, leave for Khimsar enroute visit Nagaur, a desert town
noted for its fine fort and then visit the Royal castle at Khimsar. Evening,
you will drive into the desert to see the sunset and to spot Antelopes,
Peacocks and Deer. Overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 7 : Khimsar - Jaisalmer
Today morning, after breakfast you will continue your journey via the
Hindu Jain Temples at Osianji to the ancient city of Jaisalmer city is
one of India's most beautiful, colorful & fascinating place. Overnight
stay will be at hotel.
Day 8 : Jaisalmer
In early morning, see the City in the Sunrise which looks like a Golden
City. After breakfast, you will take city sightseeing tour of Jaisalmer.
Throbbing in the heart of the Thar, the burnished sandstone, is an intricately
molded wonderland in place of a barren land, today stands a city of gilded
magic. The origins of Jaisalmer go back to the 12th century, when Rawal
Jaisal abandoned his old fort at Ludarwa and laid the foundation of a
new city. Visit the magnificient fort, the Patwon Ki Haveli ( Mansion)
and Salim singh Ki Haveli, with their carved balconies and brackets which
are supreme examples of the art. In evening, take a camel ride to visit
Sam Dunes. Night stay will be in Jaisalmer.
Day 9 : Jaisalmer - Jodhpur
Today morning, after breakfast you will be driven to Jodhpur with its
massive 15th century fort in the most spectacular of cliff top settings.
In the afternoon, you will explore the busy streets and bazaars. Overnight
will be at the hotel.
Day 10 : Jodhpur
Today morning, after breakfast you will visit the magnificent Meherangarh
fort. Afternoon, go out to a Bishnoi village, where you will meet colorful
tribal people and witness their village life. Overnight stay will be at
Day 11: Jodhpur - Kumbhalgarh
Today morning, after breakfast take a scenic drive south through the countryside
to see the beautiful jain temples at Ranakpur. Continue on through villages
to the fort at Kumbalgarh. Overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 12 : Kumbhalgarh - Udaipur
Today morning, after breakfast, continue to Udaipur, visiting en-route
the temples at Eklingji and Nagda. Arrive later in the afternoon at the
unique lake city of Udaipur. Overnight stay will be at hotel.
Day 13 : Udaipur
Today morning, after breakfast take city sight seeing tour of Udaipur.
The city is built in 1559 A.D. by Maharaja Udai Singh and has been described
as the most romantic spot on the continent of India by Col. James Todd.
Visit the City Palace museum, the Jagdish temple, Sahelion Ki Bari (Queen's
resort for their friends) Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir ( Folk art museum)
and the Pratap Memorial. Rest of the day will be at leisure. Night stay
will be in Udaipur.
Day 14 : Udaipur - Junia
Today morning, after breakfast you will drive via Chittorgarh to the small
village of Junia. This interesting village offers an excellent insight
into the life of rural India and its people. Overnight stay will be at
Day 15 : Junia - Jaipur
Today morning, after breakfast you will be driven to the colorful city
Jaipur. On arrival, check in to hotel. Overnight stay will be at hotel.
Day 16: Jaipur
Day 17 : Jaipur - Agra
After breakfast you will be driven to an excursion to Amer Fort. At the
fort you will be delighted to have an elephant ride. After this, you will
be taken to a sightseeing tour of the pink city. You catch awesome sights
of the Jantar Mantar, the City palace and the Hawa Mahal. Overnight stay
will be in the hotel.
Today morning, after breakfast you will prepare for onward journey by road
to Agra. En- route stop at the walled city of Fatehpur Sikri, built by Akbar
the Great to commemorate the birth of his son. Visit the red stone mosques,
courtyards and the palace where Akbar once played chess using slave girls
as pawns. Continue for Agra, arriving Agra around lunch time. Enjoy lunch
in the hotel. Evening will be at leisure. Overnight will be at Hotel
Day 18 : Agra
Agra is famous as being home to one of the Seven Wonders of the World -the
Taj Mahal. The architectural splendor of the mausoleums, the fort and the
palaces is a vivid reminder of the opulence of the legendary Moghul Empire,
of which Agra was the capital in the 16th and early 17th centuries.
The 16th century Agra Fort, houses a number of exquisite buildings: the
Moti Masjid (pearl mosque), Diwane-I-Am (palace for general audience), Diwane-I-Khas
(private palace), Anguri Bagh (wine yard), Sheesh Mahal (hall of mirrors),
and the Musamman Bhurj (Jasmine Tower) where Shah Jahan died as a prisoner
of his own son.
After the tour of the fort, you will be taken to visit the magnificent mausoleum,
Taj Mahal, erected by Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife, Queen Mumtaz
Mahal. Begun in 1631, 20,000 workmen took 22 years to complete it a dream
in white marble which lies in perfect proportion to the elegant garden of
fountains. Enjoy lunch in the hotel. After lunch in the hotel, drive back
to Delhi enrouting Sikandara Tomb. Overnight stay will be at Delhi.
Day 19 : New Delhi
Today morning, after breakfast rest of the time will be at leisure. After
lunch in the hotel, transfer to the Indira Gandhi International Airport
well schedule to check-in for your onward flight