Day 1: Delhi
Fly from your country to New Delhi, you will be greeted & assisted upon arrival. Transfer to Hotel for overnight stay. Depending upon your flight timings you will have time for leisure activities and acclimatization.
Day 2: New & Old Delhi
Breakfast at Hotel and then leave for full day sightseeing of Old and New Delhi visiting Jamia Masjid, Enjoy rickshaw ride in narrow alleys of old Delhi through Kinari Bazaar and 400 years old Chandni Chowk, Red Fort, Crematory of Mahatma Gandhi, Birla Temple, Parliament House, Presidential House, India Gate, Government buildings & Qutab Minar. Return to the Hotel for overnight stay.
Day 3: New Delhi - Mandawa (275 Km, 05 hours)
After breakfast in the morning leave for Mandawa through the villages of Rajasthan. Arrive & check in at Hotel Castle Mandawa, afternoon visit the 150 to 200 year old painted havelies (big houses) by the natural colors in the streets of the village. You can also watch the daily village life while watching the havelies in the desserts. Overnight stay is at Hotel.
Day 4: Mandawa - Bikaner (190 Km, 04 hours)
After breakfast in the morning leave for Bikaner. It was founded by Rao Biked Ji in 1488 A.D. Arrive & check in at the Hotel. Afternoon visit Junagarh Fort founded in year 1593 by Raja Rai Singh who was general in the army of mighty Mughal emperor Akbar and rest of the Fort was improved by the successors. Afterwards visit Asia's largest Camel Breeding Research Farm and local busy markets. Overnight stay is at Hotel.
Day 5: Bikaner - Jaisalmer (330 Km, 6.5 hours)
After breakfast leave for Jaisalmer. It was founded by Rawal Jaisal in 1156 A.D. after shifting his capital from Ladurva. Jaisalmer was the main caravan route from Far East to the Middle East,
arrive & check in at Hotel for overnight stay.
Day 6: Jaisalmer (Golden City)
After breakfast in the morning sightseeing of Fort ( 80 meters above plains ) & Jain Temples within the Fort built in 12th to 15th century which are very worth watching. The specialty of the Fort is that still approximately 5000 people are living inside.
Visit Fort Palace & atop from Palace you can have the golden view of whole Jaisalmer city as whole city is built in yellow sand stones, when sun rays fall on the city, it give impression as golden city of India. Afterwards visit Patwon Ki Haveli and Nath Ji Mal Ki Haveli. In the afternoon drive to Sam Sand dunes to watch sensational Sun Set by camel ride. Return to the Hotel for overnight.
Day 7: Jaisalmer - Jodhpur
Breakfast & leave to Jodhpur, founded by Rao Jodha in 1459 AD after shifting his capital from Mandore to Jodhpur by the advise of a holy man. Arrive & check in at Hotel, afternoon visit Mehrangarh Fort 125 meters above plains, Jaswant thada and Sardar market clock tower. Overnight stay is at Hotel.
Day 8: Jodhpur - Udaipur (Flight)
After breakfast in the morning at the hotel transfer to the airport to board your flight to Udaipurand. Arrive Udaipur, founded by Maharana Udai Singh in 1559 AD, (Maha means great & Rana means warrior, so Maharana means a great warrior). Udaipur is a beautiful city of lakes at the altitude of 577 MSL surrounded by Aravalli Hills. Arrive and check in at for overnight stay.
Day 9: Udaipur (Lake City)
After breakfast visit City Palace, Jagdish temple built in 1651 AD, Fatehsagar lake Sahalion Ki Bari. Afternoon enjoy boat ride in lake Pichola to visit Jagmandir Island. Late afternoon, enjoy exciting cultural folk dances of Rajasthan at Meera Kala Mandir. Return to Hotel for overnight stay.
Day 10: Udaipur - Goa (Flight)
After breakfast at the hotel check out and transfer to the airport to take your flight to Goa (via Mumbai). Reach Goa and transfer to the resort / hotel for overnight stay.
Day 11: Goa
After breakfast at the hotel the day is free for your own leisure activities. Take a stroll around the scenic beaches of Goa, or engage yourself in the fun filled water sports adventure activities or relax in the resort. Later in the day go for a fun and frollick evening on boat cruise on river Mandovi. Return back to the hotel for overnight stay in the resort.
Day 12: Goa
After breakfast at the hotel go for a half day sightseeing of North and South Goa visiting different beaches, different ancient churches, Old Goa, Dauna Paula, Panjim City, free shopping time to buy some souvenirs. Return back to the hotel / resort for overnight stay.
Day 13: Goa – Jaipur
Early morning after breakfast at the resort check out and transfer to the airport to board connecting flight to Jaipur. Reach Jaipur, you will be greeted and transferred to your hotel for overnight stay.
Day 14: Jaipur (Pink City)
After breakfast, full day sightseeing of Jaipur visiting Hawa Mahal (palace of winds) where from royal ladies were watching daily processions and life. Afterwards visit Amber Fort by elephant ride that gives you the experience and impression of how Maharajas & royal family members were using the services of elephants.
After lunch visit City Palace Museum, Ram Niwas Garden, Jal Mahal, Birla Mandir, Astrological Observatory (Also Known as Jantar Mantar) and local busy markets. Return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 15: Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra (240 kms 05 hrs)
After breakfast at the Hotel in the morning leave for Agra. Enroute one of the most important place of Mughal era Fatehpur Sikri founded by Akbar in 1569 AD as a ceremonial capital. But unfortunately this magnificent city was abandoned due to scarcity of drinking water and Akbar went back to Agra. Continue your drive to Agra. Reach Agra and check into your pre booked hotel.
Day 16: Agra - Delhi ( 220 kms 04 hrs) - Onward Destinations
After breakfast in the morning at the hotel go for a visit to one of the wonders of the world, Taj Mahal (monument of love), founded by 5th great Mughal Emperor Shahi Jahan in the memory of his beloved queen Anjuman Bano Begum (with love emperor called her Mumtaz).
After her death in 1627 AD, in her memory emperor started to built Taj Mahal ( Taj means crown & Mahal means Palace, so it is Crown Palace ) from 1631 to 1653 AD with twenty two thousand labors working since sun rise to sun set in twenty two years. The marble was transported from Makrana in Rajasthan by the help of animals.
Visit Agra Red Fort which was built by three emperors Akbar & Jahangir built in red sand stones and Shahi Jahan in pure white marble. While driving to Delhi visit crematory of Akbar at Sikandra which he had started building himself and after his death, was finished by his son Jahangir.
Later in the day check out of the hotel and drive back to Delhi. Depending on your flight timings late in the night or late evening transfer to International airport and fly back to your country with the everlasting memories of the magnificent glimpses of Incredible India.
In case you have a return flight from Delhi; take a connecting flight from Mumbai to Delhi and transfer to the international airport to take you final journey back to your country.
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