From the sprawling commercial capital of Delhi to Rajasthan, the land of the Kings and from the banks of the holy Ganges to the magnificence of the Mughal cities, we will show you the well known and introduce you to some wonderful secrets. The massive forts of Rajasthan, the opulence and splendid of Maharajah’s palaces, markets and bazaars, holy cities, a town seemingly lost in time, a camel safari and a search for the elusive ethnic fashion all make for a trip full of highlights and contrasts. Experience Incredible India and the Complete Rajasthan on this Small Group Tour, fully escorted within India by an Indian female tour leader with the service of local guides for various activities and sightseeing.
Day : 1 - Delhi
After the welcome meeting we will head out for sightseeing and early dinner. You will have late evening to relax, rejuvenate from long flight and energize for busy 10 days ahead, maybe sit down alone, go for a relaxing massage or sit with others in Jacuzzi with a glass of wine to relax!
Day : 2 - Delhi
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We arrive today into Jaipur, the 'Pink City' and capital of Rajasthan. We will visit Amber Fort which is a splendid example of Rajput/Moghal architecture and was the old capital of Rajasthan prior to 1727. We wander through the markets and colorful bazaars of Jaipur and will enjoy a delicious meal and later visit the wondrous Jantar Mantar. You have the chance to see the splendid City Palace Museum and the Palace of the Winds. There is free time to explore some of Jaipur's many sights, or markets. We also experience a Bollywood extravaganza here in Jaipur at the famous Raj Mandir cinema.
Day : 6
Jaipur Today we will spend morning visiting Blue Pottery sites, here you will have a chance to take clay class and make your own pottery, color it and call it your own and also option to buy Blue pottery for yourself & friends. We will take a Indian cooking class in the afternoon where we all will cook and learn how to make few Indian dishes and later enjoy eating them too. You will get your own recipe book! After lunch we will go to Johari Baazar where you will opportunity
Day : 7
Today morning we will drive from Jaipur to Jodhpur - Haveli Inn Pal
From one luxury you will be transported to another luxurious hotel. You will visit the famous Umaid Bhawan Palace but this
Day : 8
Today you will visit magnificent Meherangarh Fort before exploring the markets in the Blue city below. Famous throughout the country for its special Makhani (butter) lassi's (yoghurt drink), Jodhpur is also where the pants came from. We will also visit Jain temple and visit Lakhera bazaar for Lakh bangles.
DAY : 9
Jaisalmer - Drive to Jaisalmer - Hotel Nachana Haveli
Like something out of 1001 Arabian nights, Jaisalmer, the Golden City is both exotic and mysterious with a unique fort, which unlike all others in India is still lived in, and accommodates a quarter of the town’s population. We wander the ancient streets of the fort and the town, visiting the intricately carved sandstone havelis (merchant's mansions) and temples. Jaisalmer is famed for its handicrafts and there are many wonderful shops in the bazaar.
Day : 10
Jaisalmer This is our last day and today we will take a train to Delhi
On our last day of tour we head out to the desert on our camel safari. Camping out in the desert is an unforgettable experience, and is sure to be a highlight of your holiday. We return to Jaisalmer mid morning, giving us a day and a half to explore before taking our boat ride and enjoying a delicious meal. After a early meal we take a train back to Delhi.
9 nights hotels, 1 night overnight train.
Breakfast at Hotels.
Airport arrival & departure transfers
Traditional Indian Welcome at Airport. (Garlands)
English Speaking Local Guide 09 Days
Entrance fees for all sites listed as part of the itinerary
Rickshaw Ride in Old Delhi (One Time)
Sheesh Ganj Gurudwara. (One Time)
Metro Ride. (One Time)
Fatehpur Sikri. (One Time)
Taj Mahal. (One Time)
Agra Fort. (One Time)
Jantar Mantar (One Time)
Hawa Mahal (One Time)
City Palace. (One Time)
Elephant Ride in Jaipur at Amber Fort (One Time)
Movie at Raj Madir. (One Time)
Dinner at Chokhi Dhani. (One Time)
Cooking Class in Jaipur (One Time)
Pottery Session in Jaipur (One Time)
Umaid Bhawan Palace & Museum. (One Time)
Mehergarh Fort. (One Time)
Camel Safari at Jaisalmer. (One Time)
Gratuities for hotel staff, porters, local guides & drivers
- Air Fare
- Train Fare
- Anything not mentioned in the package.
- Portage at Hotels and airports, tips, insurance, laundry, liquors, wine,
- Tips and shopping excursions
- Items of personal nature