Best of Rajasthan India Tour "Memorable India"

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  1. 1. Best of Rajasthan India TourRajasthan meaning the land of kingdoms is the largest Indian state by area. This kaleidoscopic statehas a rich heritage and culture which is evident in the monuments, cuisine, architecture and art. Everymonument in this state whispers tales of bravery, heroism and romance of the bygone era.Duration: 14 Nights / 15 DaysDestination Covered:DelhiMandawa-Bikaner-Jaisalmer-Jodhpur- Ranakpur-MountAbu-Udaipur-Pushker-Jaipur-AgraDelhi.Day 01: Arrival DelhiWelcome and transfer to the hotel after arrival at the Delhi Airport. In case of arrival in the morning, aguided tour to Red Fort, Raj Ghat (Gandhis Memorial) and Jama Masjid will be arranged. Overnightstay at the hotel.Day 02.: Delhi- MandawaFrom Delhi we drive to Mandawa, founded and inhabited by Shekhawati Rajput. This is the capital ofthe Shekhawati region from where the highest numbers of people are sent to the Indian Army.Mandawa is known as the open art gallery due to the popular fresco painted walls of the haveliswhich is why Madawa is known as Scotland of India.Check-in at the hotel will be followed by asightseeing tour and an overnight stay at the hotel.Day 03.: Mandawa BikanerWe head to our next destination, Bikaner after breakfast. Dotted with scores of sand dunes Bikaner isfamous for traditional cuisine, sweets and snacks. The city was founded by Rao Bikaji, a Rathore princein 1488. The crowning glory of Bikaner is the Usta art, which is art executed on pieces of camel hide.After lunch and check-in at the hotel we go sightseeing the city. The highlights of the sightseeing tourin Bikaner are the Camel Breeding farm, Fort museum, Junahgarh fort, and Lalgarh Palace. Overnightstay at the hotel.2nd Floor, 69 Shivaji Enclave, Rajouri Garden-110027, Mob.No.09871148514 / 09871148585E-mail: info@memorableindia.com www.memorableindia.com
  2. 2. Day 04: Bikaner-JaisalmerA drive to Jaisalmer and check-in at hotel followed by a guided tour around the city. Jaisalmer orbetter known as the Golden City is named after its founder Rawal Jaisal, a Bhati Rajput ruler.Withstanding the buffeting winds of the desert are the magnificent havelis with crenelated sandstonewalls. Also known as gateway of the desert, this city gives one the Arabian Nights feel as it rises out ofthe barren desert like an approaching ship.The highlights of our tour in Bikaner will be the Fort Palace Museum, Gadsisar Lake, Patwaon kihaveli, and Jain temples. Overnight stay at hotel.Day 05: JaisalmerA visit to the Citadel or the Jaisalmer Fort, the golden fantasy in the Thar Desert, in the morning, andan excursion to Sam(45 km away) and camel ride on the sand dunes in the evening followed by anovernight stay at the hotel (or camp).Sam is located on the outskirts of Jaisalmer and is famous forsand dunes which can be enjoyed best by a camel ride. Culture and folklore are enjoyed here amidstthe dunes during the Desert festival.Day 06: Jaisalmer-JodhpurWe start an early morning departure to Jodhpur. Jodhpur also known Sun City or Blue City is thesecond largest city in Rajasthan and is named after the founder Rao Jodha.After check-in at the hotel,a sightseeing tour. The highlights of the tour being the Clock Tower and the Mehrangarh Fort. TheMehrangarh Fort served as the residence of the Rathore kings, is perched on 150m high hill located atthe heart of the city. Overnight hotel stay.Day 07: Jodhpur - Ranakpur Mount AbuTransfer to Mount Abu in the morning and an en- route visit to Jain temple in Ranakpur. Situated onthe Udaipur-Jodhpur highway is place in the Aravalies known as Ranakpur. This picturesque valley isconsidered as one of the five holy places for the Jain community. The Jain temple has 1,444 uniquelycarved pillars and 29 halls and is considered an architectural splendour.Day 08:Mount Abu UdaipurMount Abu, a pilgrim place for many people is the only hill station in Rajasthan, and it derives itsname from a mythological figure, Arbud. Apart from its salubrious climate, it is well known for theDilawara Temples which are the crowning jewels of the city. It is believed the Lord Mahavira, the 24thJain tirthankara paid a visit to Mount Abu.Sightseeing in Mount Abu including the Dilwara Jaintemples in the morning after which we leave for Udaipur. Overnight stay at the hotel.Day 09: UdaipurUdaipur is well known as the Jewel of Mewar since it was the capital of the kingdom Mewar for along period of time. The Pichola Lake derives its name from the village Picholi and is an artificial lakecreated in 1362. The boat ride on this lake and the picturesque view of Udaipur creates everlasting andbeautiful memories.Our sightseeing tour around City of Lakes-Udaipur will include a visit toSahelion ki Bari (Queens resort for the maids of honour), Jagdish temple and a drive aroundFatehsagar Lake. Followed by a boat ride in the evening on Lake Pichola and an overnight stay at hotel.2nd Floor, 69 Shivaji Enclave, Rajouri Garden-110027, Mob.No.09871148514 / 09871148585E-mail: info@memorableindia.com www.memorableindia.com
  3. 3. Day 10: Udaipur - PushkarThis morning drove to Ajmer, one of the most sacred cities of India. Visit the famous Dargah Shareef ofthe Muslim Sufi saint Moinuddin Chisti, Taragarh Fort and Adhai-din-ka-jhonpra. 14 km drive fromAjmer will take you to Pushkar, home to the only Temple dedicated to Lord Brahma in India. Aftersetting your foot on the sacred land, transfer to the hotel. Stay overnight at the hotel.Day 11: Pushkar - JaipurToday after breakfast visit the temple dedicated to Lord Brahma The Creator. Also visit other templeslocated on the banks of the lake. Later leave for the capital city of Rajasthan named Jaipur. Painted inpink color, Jaipur is affectionately named as the Pink City of Rajasthan. Upon arrival, check in thehotel. Stay overnight at the hotel.Day 12: JaipurWe head to Jaipur or the Pink City the capital of Rajasthan. Here we visit the Amber Fort, whichshows a unique blend of Rajput and Mughal architecture. After which we visit the City palace, whichstill serves as the residence of the royal family of Jaipur. The intricate carvings and colourful motifs onthe walls bewitch the spectators. We also visit the worlds biggest stone astronomical observatory in afunctional condition is the Jantar Mantar which is situated opposite to the City Palace.Apart from thatwe also tour the Jai Mahal, Jagmandir and Kali templesr. Overnight stay at the hotel.Day 13: Jaipur Fathpursikari AgraThis morning after breakfast drive to Agra in the morning including an en-route visit to Fatehpursikri,the abandoned Mughal city.On arrival check in hotel overnight stay at the hotel.Day 14: AgraDelhiWe start our tour of Agra with a visit to Taj Mahal, the tomb of Arjumand Bano Begum, better knownas Mumtaz Mahal, which was built by her husband Shah Jahan in her fond memory.We also tour theAgra fort (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) and the Agra markets. After the beautiful tour of Agra wehead to Delhi and check-in at hotel later. Overnight stay at hotel.Day 15: Delhi Dep..A day long sightseeing tour of Old as well as New Delhi, followed, by a drive past the Presidents Houseand the Parliment. The Delhi tour includes visits to Humayuns tomb, Qutab Minar and India Gate.Departure to the airport in the evening.TajMahal is closed on Fridays to the General public. TajMahal is open for night viewingon Full Moon nights and tickets are sold one day prior to visit.2nd Floor, 69 Shivaji Enclave, Rajouri Garden-110027, Mob.No.09871148514 / 09871148585E-mail: info@memorableindia.com www.memorableindia.com