The destination included in the program are popularly known as Land Of the Kings and would capture your heart with different colors and flavor of Royalty. All the destination included in the program would showcase its glory through opulent havelis, majestic Palaces, magnificent forts and fascinating heritage hotels. Colorful fairs and festival is also major attraction as it mesmerize the heart with the traditional and cultural practices of celebration and bring a true story of ancient Indian.
In this option we have prepared the program with 02 nights in Delhi, 02 nights in Jaisalmer, 01 nights in Jodhpur, 02 nights in Udaipur, 02 nights in Jaipur and 01 night in Agra and day use room at a hotel in New Delhi suburbs on last day.
DAY 01 ARRIVAL DELHI
Assistance on arrival at Delhi International airport followed by transfer to the hotel. Upon arrival, check in to the hotel. Overnight at the Hotel.
DAY 02 DELHI
In addition to its Historic interest and role as the Government center, Delhi is a major travel gateway. It is one of India’s busiest entrance points for overseas airlines, the hub of the North Indian travel network and a stop on the overland route across Asia. During breakfast tour briefing by Luxury India Holidays staff, followed by full day city tour of Old & New Delhi. Places to visit include…
• Take Metro train from nearest metro rail head to reach to Old Delhi.
• Red Fort (CLOSED ON MONDAY)
• In between enjoy the rickshaw ride in Old Delhi.
• Raj Ghat
• Jama Masjid
• To have an experience of authentic Mughalai food, enjoy the Lunch at Kareem’s restaurant in Old Delhi
• Qutub Minar
• Humayun’s Tomb
• India Gate
• Drive past the Government building lining the Jan Path.
• In evening attend the ceremony at one of the Sikh Temples – Bangla Sahib.
After visit, spend the time by shopping around. Overnight at the Hotel.
DAY 03 DELHI / JODHPUR
(FLIGHT) (ETD 1300 HRS ETA 1355 HRS) / JAISELMER: FLYING TIME: DELHI – JODHPUR: 55 MINUTES
DISTANCE JODHPUR - JAISELMER: - 285 KMS. DRIVING TIME: - 06 HRS APPRX.
After breakfast, in time departure transfer to the airport to connect the flight for Jodhpur. On arrival at Jodhpur airport, drive straight to Jaisalmer, "island in the sand", as it is also known. Rawal Jaisal in 1156 founded it. Lying at the extreme edge of Rajasthan, Jaisalmer is a tiny jewel in the heart of the tar, the Great Indian Desert. Once the capital of the Bhati Rajputs, the medieval city rises in a sea of sand on a low range of hills surrounded by a stone wall three miles around- a towering vision in delicate yellow hue-only infrequently broken by green oasis. On arrival check into hotel.
• Evening explore around this magnificent fort city. Overnight at the Hotel.
DAY 04 JAISALMER:
After breakfast commence half day city tour of Jaisalmer. Places to visit include
• Gadisagar Lake
• Jaisalmer Fort which has numerous Jain Temples and Palaces
• Nathmal Haveli
• Patwa Haveli
Afternoon is at leisure.
• Evening drive to Sam, 30 minutes out of Jaisalmer, to witness the magnificent sunset of the mighty dunes.
Return to hotel for overnight.
DAY 05 JAISALMER / JODHPUR:
DISTANCE: - 285 KMS. DRIVING TIME: - 06 HRS APPRX.
After breakfast drive to Jodhpur, once the capital of the state Marwar. Jodhpur is built tumbling down a low sandstone hill, right on the edge of the great Thar Desert. On arrival, have a half day city tour of Jodhpur. Places to visit include
• Mehrangarh Fort
• Jaswant Thada
• Ummaid Bhawan Palace
Return back to the hotel for overnight.
DAY 06 JODHPUR / RANAKPUR / UDAIPUR:
DISTANCE: JODHPUR – RANAKPUR: 173 KMS. DRIVING TIME: 04 HRS APPROX.; DISTANCE:
RANAKPUR – UDAIPUR: 130 KMS. DRIVING TIME: - 03 HRS APPRX. After breakfast drive to Udaipur.
En route visit of Ranakpur. It is famous for Jain Temples at Ranakpur. These temples are dedicated to Adinath and date back to the beginning of 15th century…Made up of 29 halls supported by 200 different pillars, this temple has 20 domes which constitute the complex roofing.
• At the noon time visit these temples.
Later continue drive to Udaipur. Upon arrival check in to the hotel. Overnight at the Hotel.
DAY 07 UDAIPUR:
After breakfast, half day city tour. The Places of visits include
• The Maharana’s City Palace standing on the edge of the lake Pichola.
• The Sahelion ki Bari is a good example of the art of landscaping.
• Afternoon enjoy exclusive boat ride on Lake Pichola and visit Jag Mandir while having boat ride.
Overnight at the Hotel.
DAY 08 UDAIPUR / JAIPUR
(FLIGHT) (ETD 0820 HRS ETA 0925 HRS):
FLYING TIME: 01 HOUR AND 05 MINUTES
After breakfast, in time departure transfer to the airport to connect the flight for Jaipur. Upon arrival at Jaipur, check into hotel. (NORMAL CHECK IN AT 1400 HRS)
• Enjoy the cooking demo in the evening.
Overnight at the Hotel.
DAY 09 JAIPUR:
Jaipur the capital of Rajasthan still looks cradled and well protected. Jaipur takes its name from Maharaja Jai Singh, who in the early 1700s became the king of amber at the age of 13. He soon added architect and astronomy to his credentials. He designed the bulk of his new capital, with its exquisite buildings of rose colored terra cotta, thus giving it the name of "the pink city" with pink and orange the dominant colors, the effect is magic at dusk.
• After breakfast drive to Amber fort. Enjoy an elephant ride while going up the fort.
In the afternoon, have a half day city tour of Jaipur. Places to visit include:
• City Palace
• Jantar Mantar
• Hawa Mahal (From out side only)
Overnight at the Hotel
DAY 10 JAIPUR / ABHANERI / FATEHPUR SIKRI / AGRA:
DISTANCE: - 230 KMS DRIVING TIME: - 04 AND 1/2 HR.
• Enroute visit Abhaneri the step well.
• En route visit Fatehpur Sikri, "the Ghost City” which lies west of Agra.
From here continue drive to Agra a further 36 kms from here. Upon arrival, check into hotel.
Later visit the kalakriti theatre which highlights the famous play of Shah Jahan & his wife Mumtaz Mahal………An Experience of Love
Inside the theatre:
- State of light & sound technology accentuates the ambience.
- Dramatic surround sound system takes you to a different experience.
- Kalakriti Cultural & Convention Centre has a comfortable sitting arrangement of 585 seats.
- Facility of multilingual options.
Overnight at the Hotel.
DAY 11 AGRA / SIKANDRA / DELHI
DISTANCE: 223 KMS DRIVING TIME: 05 HRS 20 MINS
Agra is famous as being home to one of the Seven Wonders of the World-the Taj Mahal. Agra was once the capital of the Mughal Empire and even today it seems to linger in the past. Not surprising, for the Mughal emperors with their passion for building, endowed the city with some of the finest structures in the world.
• Early morning visit The Monument of Love – Taj Mahal (TAJ MAHAL REMAINS CLOSED ON EVERY FRIDAY). Also enjoy the horse carriage ride.
After having visits, return back to the hotel for breakfast. After breakfast check out and continue with the visits for the rest of the monuments in Agra. Visit
• The Red Fort
• The Itmad-ul-daulah
After visiting these monuments start driving towards Delhi. Enroute visit Sikandra. On arrival in Delhi, you will be transferred to a local restaurant for farewell dinner (without drinks) on fixed menu / buffet basis. After dinner provide in time assisted departure transfer to the International airport to connect the flight for onwards journey.
OPTIONAL ACTIVITY: (HIGHLY RECOMMENDED)
Visit the Taj Mahal and the Red Fort in Agra and then straight drive to Delhi to watch and enjoy the Bollywood musical show in Gurgaon (New Delhi Suburbs and near to the airport) in the evening called Zangora the gypsy prince in nautanki mahal at the Kingdom of Dreams www.kingdomofdreams.in .The show is for 2 hours approximately and starts at about 1930 hrs. Clients can then have their dinner and departure to the airport.
DAY 12 DELHI DEPARTURE
END OF THE SERVICES ROYAL ESCAPE
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