Maharaja India Tour Packages
Rajasthan Desert Festival Tour
Duration : 14 Days
Destinations covered : Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Ajmer, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer,
Khimsar, Bikaner, Shekhawati
Day 01: Arrival at Delhi
The company representative shall meet you in the arrival visitor's
launch at the Indira Gandhi International Airport with a paging board.
You will be transfer to your hotel. The representative shall complete
formalities of checking in the hotel. There will be a complete introduction
to the consolidated culture of an ancient land, a window to the kaleidoscope
- that is India.
Overnight will be at Delhi.
Day 02: A Day Trip to Old Delhi
In the morning take your breakfast and be ready to explore the capital
of kingdoms and empires. You will be visiting the Old Delhi. This
part of Delhi owes its origins to Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. It offers
monuments, narrowed streets and bustling bazaars. The main structure
is the Red fort built of red sandstone; it houses the famous Diwan-e-khas,
the beautiful audience chamber where the Moghul Emperor Shah Jahan
held his court by sitting on the peacock throne. Over night stay at
Day 03: A Day Trip to New Delhi
Commence your city tour of New Delhi after breakfast. Drive past the
state Government buildings designed by Lutyens, visiting Rajpath leading
up from the war memorial arch India gate, up to the imposing presidential
palace - the Rashtrapati bhawan - built on Raisina hill and flanked
by the secretariat buildings. Landscaped parks and formal gardens
surround the magnificent monuments all over the city. You will also
drive through Connaught Circus and Diplomatic Enclaves. The tour is
ended at the tower Minaret of Qutab Minar another attraction of this
edifice is an amazing 2000-year-old iron pillar erected in 4 AD, which
has never rusted. Evening at your leisure, enjoy some recreational
activities in the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 04: Delhi/Agra
Morning after breakfast you will be driven in luxury tourist coach
to Agra. Enjoy the drive on the well-developed high way road to Agra.
After reaching your destination check in at the hotel. Relax and get
energetic for a day trip of Agra Ciry. It will be a real treat for
your eyes, a memory you will cherish through out your life. Beside
Taj Agra has lot in its treasures.Night at hotel.
Day 05: Agra/ Jaipur
Next morning proceed for your next destination-Jaipur. By
afternoon you will be reaching the pink city of Rajasthan. After lunch
our first tourist destination will be Amber fort another attraction
of the fort is the elephant safari that can be hired from below the
fort. The fort is perched on a hilltop and has some marvelous architectural
splendor. The day itinerary will be including Shish Mahal, a beautiful
palace, the interior of the palace is embellished with glasswork,
will definitely spellbinds you. This visit will be accompanied by
Maharaja Man Singh's Palace who had twelve queens.
Evenings will be at hotel .
Day 06: Full Day Sightseeing of Jaipur City
After breakfast, you will head for the Pink City to see the 18th century
astronomical observatory, Jantar Mantar and the captivating City Palace
of the Maharaja of Jaipur. The palace had some unique collection of
delicate paintings, royal costumes, jewelry and arms and ammunitions,
you cannot escape from the charm of this marvelous wonder. Enjoy the
typical Rajasthani cuisine at Rajasthan Village displaying typical
Rajasthani culture and tradition. The evening are at your leisure,
you can stroll around the bustling bazaars of Jaipur and go for some
exquisite shopping of Tie-Dai, mirror work textiles.
Stay for the night at your hotel.
Day 07: Jaipur/Ajmer
Next morning drive for Ajmer City, one of the most holy pilgrimage
center of Muslims. You will be visiting here the Dargah or tomb of
the great Sufi saint Khwaja Moin- ud- Din Chisti. The visit will be
followed by visiting the Akbar's Palace of Mughal Emperor Akbar where
his son Jehangir received Sir Thomas Roe for granting him permission
of trade with India.
Day 08: Ajmer/Jodhpur
We drive to Jodhpur, night at the hotel. Morning after breakfast full
day tour is arranged for you. Located at the edge of the Thar Desert,
this royal city of Jodhpur echoes with stories of antiquity in the
vast, lonely desert. The city is full of desert charisma as you start
your cruiser through Jodhpur City. You will notice that the rough
barren terrain of the desert has the stipule green cactus, shrubs
and Keekar trees main vegetation of the Jodhpur City. On en-route
pay a visit to the famous Jain Temples of Rannkpur.
Night at hotel.
Day 09: Jodhpur/Jaisalmer
Mounting from the heart of the Thar Desert like a golden fantasy is
the city of Jaisalmer. Reaching the city at noon, After lunch you
will be visiting the living Forts, havelis belonging to various merchants
and Gadisar-the pond. Another attraction of the city is its Desert
Festival- that took place every year around January-February. It is
worth making a trip at the festival time, which is entrusted with
many cultural events, camel races, folk dances, colorful bazaar and
traditional singing of folk songs. Viewing sun setting from the dunes
of sand is a mesmerizing experiencing.
Day 10: Jaisalmer/Khimsar
After breakfast we'll head for Khimsar. On arrival in the town you
will check in at the hotel and thereafter visit the Khimsar Fort.
The fort will takes you back to the by gone era of Rajputana Regime.
The fort has some magnificent structures inside its colossal walls,
a must visit sight.
Over night stay at the hotel.
Day 11: Khimsar/ Bikaner
From Khimsar we will be proceeding to Bikaner, on arrival check in
the hotel. First you will be taken to unbeatable fort of Junagarh,
your next visit will be the camel breeding farm, here you will be
given informed about the camel breeding, the care that has been given
to the camels in respect to medical facilities. In Bikaner also make
a visit to the exquisite palaces and luxurious parks and don't forget
to purchase Bikaner Snacks and Sweets another attraction of the city.
Overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 12: Bikaner/ Shekhawati
In the morning hours you will be leaving for Shekhrawati. By the lunchtime
you will be in the city, after having lunch at the hotel relax for
some time in the hotel. In the afternoon, you have an amazing visit
to the palatial havelies. You will definitely cherish the exquisite
paintings and frescoes that bedeck these havelis.
Overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 13: Shekhawati/Delhi
Next day after breakfast proceed back to your destination. By afternoon
you will reach to Delhi. Check in the hotel, whole evening is at your
leisure, you can go to Connaught Place, Palika Bazaar for shopping
or just for freaking out.
Over night at hotel. A lavish farewell dinner awaits you at night.
Day 14: Onwards to Your Next Destination
Morning you will be accompanied by our agent to the International
Indira Gandhi Airport for your next exciting destination.
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