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Colors of Rajasthan


Duration : 10 Nights / 11 Days

Destinations covered : Delhi - Mandawa - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Jaipur - Agra . For more details, click


Day 01 Abroad - Delhi
Arrive: Delhi. Upon arrival in Delhi, the guest will be met by our representative and transferred to hotel.
Overnight at hotel.

Day 02 Delhi - Mandawa
This morning you will be taken to visit Old Delhi - the former centre of Moghul Power, Old Delhi offers ancient monuments, narrow streets and bustling bazaars. Drive past the Red Fort, built in 1648 and board the 'cycle rickshaw' for a unique experience from the Red Fort, through "Chandni Chowk" or Silver Street, experiencing the sights and sounds of this very busy avenue heading west from the Fort. Later visit the Jama Masjid, the greatest mosque in India and completed in 1658 by Shah Jahan who also built the Taj Mahal, and the Raj Ghat, the simple memorial to Mahatma Gandhi.

Afternoon drive to Mandawa (250 km). Upon arrival in Mandawa - check into the hotel.
Overnight at hotel
 

Day 03 Mandawa - Bikaner
Morning visit the town, a painted arched gateway adorned with Lord Krishna and his cows leads to the bazaar. You can wander through the streets where mansions of rich merchants are adorned with elaborate & lively frescoes, cataloging the life, habits/fashions of the Marwari community.

Afternoon drive to Bikaner (230 km). Upon arrival in Bikaner - check into the hotel.
Overnight at hotel.

Day 04 Bikaner - Jaisalmer
Morning sightseeing tour of Bikaner - this desert town in the north of the state was founded in 1488 by Roa Bikaji, a descendant of the founder of Jodhpur, Jodhaji. Visit the Junagarh Fort constructed between 1588 and 1593 by Raja Jai Singh, a general in the Moghul Emperor Akbar's army.

Afternoon drive to Jaisalmer (280 km). Upon arrival in Jaisalmer - check into the hotel.
Overnight at hotel

Day 05 Jaisalmer
Morning visit the city's magnificent havelis or merchant's houses, each richly decorated and carved from golden yellow sandstone - Patwon-ki-haveli (House of the Brocade Merchants) is the largest and most elaborate of the famous havelis of Jaisalmer. The Nathmalji-ki-haveli (The Mansion of Nathmalji), the last of the great havelis was built in the late 19th century. End the morning with a visit to Gadisar Lake - the large natural oasis that attracted Rawal Jaisal to this site.

Late afternoon visit the sand dunes and enjoy a camel ride to view the sunset, as the sky is set on fire and Rajasthani folk musicians play haunting tunes. It can be an unforgettable experience.
Overnight at hotel

Day 06 Jaisalmer - Jodhpur
Morning drive to Jodhpur (280 km). Upon arrival in Jodhpur - check into the hotel.

Afternoon city tour of Jodhpur - the largest city in Rajasthan after Jaipur, Jodhpur stands at the edge of the Thar Desert. The tour includes Meherangarh Fort - one of the most impressive & formidable fort in the whole of fort-studded Rajasthan. It is situated on a high natural rock bluff from where you can look down on the wonderful panorama of the bustling city below. Also visit Jaswant Thada - the Royal Cenotaphs.
Overnight at hotel

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Last updated : Oct 10, 2011.

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