Destinations Covered: Delhi – Mandawa – Pushkar – Udaipur – Rohet – Jodhpur – Jaipur – Agra – Delhi
Duration: 13 Days/ 12 Nights
Morning and evening jungle safari to the Corbett National Park. Overnight stay at hotel.
Udaipur is known as the City of Lakes & is known for its Rajput-era palaces. The main attractions in the city are the City Palace Museum & Jag Mandir, located in the island amid the Lake Pichola which is one of the central attractions in Udaipur. In the evening enjoy a boat cruise on the lake.
In the morning depart for Rohet. A fortified village in the desert state of Rajasthan in India, Rohet is famous for housing the Rohet Fort and for its colorful village safaris that introduce guests to the fascinating local culture and traditions. Also referred as the 'Evergreen Oasis in the Desert', Rohet in Rajasthan has a semi desert atmosphere.
In the morning depart for Jodhpur. Jodhpur in Rajasthan also known as "Sun City" features many palaces, forts and temples, set in the stark landscape of the Thar desert. It is also referred to as the Blue City due to the blue-painted houses around the Mehrangarh Fort- which is the main tourist attraction. You can also visit the Jaswant Thada- A royal cenotaph made up of white marble built to commemorate Maharaja Jaswant Singh.
In the morning drive to Jaipur. Spend the day at leisure and walk through the streets. In the evening enjoy an excursion to Chowki Dhani for a taste of Rajasthani cuisine.
The beautiful city of Jaipur epitomizes the spirit of Rajputana. It is popularly known as the Pink City because of the extensive use of the locally abundant pink plastered stone. Start the day with a visit to the Amber Fort Palace and enjoy a ride on the back of a decorated elephant to the top of the fort. Next stop will be the City Palace a delightful blend of Mughal and traditional Rajasthani architecture followed by Jantar Mantar- an 18th century observatory. You can finish the day by visiting Hawa Mahal- the palace of winds.
Depart for Agra visiting Fatehpur Sikri en route, the now deserted city built by Emperor Akbar. Though the city took 15 years to build, it was abandoned after only 14 years because the water supply was unable to sustain the growing population. The surviving palace and mosque are a tourist attraction and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Option to visit the Bharatpur Bird sanctuary with naturalist to see the beautiful species of birds. Arrive at Agra and check in to the hotel.
Start the day by visiting the world famous Taj Mahal -The world famous mausoleum of Shah Jahans wife Mumtaz Mahal. The Taj has been aptly described by the great Indian poet Rabindranath Tagore as a teardrop on the face of time. The next stop for the day will be the Red Fort- which is 2.5 km northwest of the Taj Mahal. This is referred to as the most important fort in India. All great Mughal Emporers such as Babur, Humayun, Akbar, Jehangir, Shah Jahan and Aurangzeb lived here. It is a perfect testament to the glory of the Mughal Empire. The last monument for the day will be Etmad Ud Daulah a Mughal mausoleum often described as a 'Jewel box' & also referred to sometimes as the 'Baby Taj'. In the evening you are free to explore the magical markets of Agra & enjoy the cultural show- Mohabbat the Taj- www.kalakritionline.com
Depart for Delhi early in the morning. The first stop will be Sikandra on the Delhi-Agra highway - The tomb of Akbar the Great & the first monument in Agra built in white marble and red sandstone. You can spends the rest of the day at leisure in Delhi.
Transfer to the international airport.
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