Imperial Rajasthan Tour
Places Covered : Delhi - Mukundgarh - Khimsar - Jodhpur - Jaipur - Bharatpur - Orchaa - Khajuraho - Agra - Delhi
Day 01 : Delhi
After arrival at International Airport in Delhi, our Representatives will greet and assist you to transfer to the hotel. Spend rest of the time in comfort at hotel. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 02 : Delhi- Mukundgarh
After hearty breakfast in the morning, drive to Mukundgarh. In the afternoon, visit Mukundgarh / Mandawa. Mandawa, founded in 1775 by Thakur Nawal Singhand still the home of his descendants has beautiful frescoes, havelis and mansions. Mandawa Castle, one of the finest castle of Rajasthan is now a hotel and houses a collection of armories, costumes of ancestors, cannons from 1820 ancient coins, numismatic collection and many other interesting items in a Museum. Dinner and overnight stay will be at hotel.
Day 03 : Mukundgarh- Khimsar
After hearty breakfast, morning proceeds to drive to Khimsar. In the afternoon, enjoy sightseeing at Khimsar. Khimsar is steeped in history- founded 2500 years ago by the Jain Saint Mahaveer. This is the starting point of the Great Indian Desert. The founder of the castle which was built in mid 15th century was Prince Karamsi- son of Jodhpur and very close to other places of interest like Osian and Nagaur. Well managed Khimsar Fort provides the visitors with all modern amenities- 50 luxuriously furnished rooms, theme dinners, a variety of continental and Indian meals as well as traditional Rajasthani are available. In the evening, enjoy jeep safari to sand dunes for a sunset view. Return hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 04 : Khimsar / Jodhpur
Have a hearty breakfast and then drive to Jodhpur stopping at Mandor 10 Km short of Jodhpur to visit the Mandor Garden the old capital of Jodhpur. Visit Mehrangarh Fort & Jaswant Thada. Dinner and overnight stay will be at hotel.
Day 05 : Jodhur / Jaipur
Have a relaxed breakfast in the morning and then drive to Jaipur. Dinner and overnight stay will be at hotel.
Day 06 : Jaipur
Have a hearty breakfast in the morning. Enjoy sightseeing tour and visit to the Amber Fort. Amber Fort, the ancient capital of the state until 1728. See the Sheesh Mahal or the hall of victory glittering with mirrors, Jal Mahal and Kali. Ascend, on elephant back, the hill on which fort is situated. City sightseeing tour, Jaipur the capital of Rajasthan was given a color coat of pink a century ago in honor of a visiting prince. Ever since it had retained that color. Built by Maharaja Jai Singh, the notable astronomer, this city is 260 years old. Visit the Maharaja's City Palace and the observatory and drive past Hawa Mahal, the palace of winds. Dinner and overnight stay will be at hotel.
Day 07 : Jaipur / Bharatpur
Have a hearty breakfast in the morning and then drive to Bharatpur. In the afternoon, enjoy sightseeing of Bharatpur. Visit Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary on rickshaws. The most spectacular water- Birds Sanctuary features nesting of indigenous water- birds, migratory birds. From October till December, the indigenous water- birds nest around the lake from December on the migratory Geese, Duck and Cranes are the main feature of the sanctuary. Dinner and overnight stay will be at hotel.
Day 08 : Bharatpur / Orchaa
After hearty breakfast in the morning, drive to Orchaa. Visit the well- preserved medieval township of Orcha built in the 16th century. Enjoy sightseeing include the Rajmahal with its beautiful murals, the Laxmi Narayan Temple and the Jehangir Mahal built in the 17th century, to commemorate the visit of the emperor Jehangir. Dinner and overnight stay will be at hotel.
Day 09 : Orchaa / Khajuraho
In the morning, have hearty breakfast and then drive to Khajuraho. Enjoy visit to Khajuraho and its temples, built during the reign of the Chendela Kings from 950-1050. Today only 22 of the 85 original remaining temples are magnificent examples of Hindu architecture. These exquisite sculptures, which adorn the spires with a galaxy of gods and goddesses, beasts and serpents and a multitude of erotic couples, represent a paean to life, love and joy. Dinner and overnight stay will be at hotel.
Day 10 : Khajuraho - Jhansi
Have a hearty breakfast in the morning and then drive to Jhansi(170km/4hrs). In evenig proceed straight to Agra by train.
Day 11 : Agra
Dinner and overnight stay will be at hotel. After a relaxed breakfast in the morning, enjoy city sightseeing tour visiting the world famous Taj Mahal, built by the Mughal Emperor Shahjahan in 1630 for his Queen Mumtaz Mahal to enshrine her mortal remains. Later visit the Agra Fort containing the pearl mosque and the hall of public and private audience. Dinner and overnight stay will be at hotel.
Day 12 : Agra / Delhi
Have a hearty breakfast in the morning and then drive to Delhi. In the afternoon, enjoy sightseeing of Delhi. Late evening after a farewell dinner, you will be assisted to the International Airport in time to catch flight for your home destination.