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State of India

DELHI - MANDAWA - BIKANER - JODHPUR - JAIPUR - AGRA - DELHI

Day 01 / Arrive Delhi
Today Arrive Delhi, The Capital of India. You are greeted with a traditional Indian Welcome and escorted transfer to Hotel.

Day 02 / New Delhi Sightseeing
After breakfast visit to New Delhi - was designed and built by the British in the 1920's-it's a city of wide Boulevards impressive Government buildings, green parks and gardens. In 1911 King George V announced the transfer of the capital from Calcutta to Delhi. The King's architects, Lateens and Baker, set in motion the Design and construction of Delhi's eight city - New Delhi. Lateens designed an "Imperial City" having palatial-sized buildings set amid broad tree-lined avenues punctuated by Mughal style gardens, complete with fountains and shallow pools. It took 20 years to Complete this immense undertaking only to have the British pack up and Relinquish the subcontinent in 1947. Visit two monuments from Delhi's past - Humayun's Tomb and Qutub Minar, Louts Temple, Drive pass through the Raisina Hill, past the imposing India Gate, President House and Parliament House.

Later on Raj Ghat, the memorial site of the Mahatma Gandhi; Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India. Evening go to Red Fort to watch the "Son et Lumire" show which is an Interplay of colorful lights and sound tracing the history of monument till date. Overnight stay at Delhi.

Day 03 / Delhi - Mandawa (259 kms. / 5 Hrs.)
After leisurely breakfast visit to Laxminarayan Temple known as Birla also later on drive to Mandawa - The region lays the triangular area between Delhi, Jaipur and Bikaner and includes Jhunjhuniun, Sikar and Churu districts of Rajasthan. The semi desert region of Shekhawati is popularly known as the "Open-air Art Gallery" of Rajasthan. Overnight stay at Mandawa.

Day 04 / Mandawa Sightseeing - Bikaner (190 kms - 4 Hrs. Drive Approx.)
Today morning visit the Mandawa (Shekhwati). The semi-desert region of Shekhwati is popularly known as the 'open-air art gallery' of Rajasthan. The region lies the triangular area between Delhi, Jaipur and Bikaner and includes Jhunjhunu, Sikar and Churu districts of Rajasthan, Shekhawati, is unique as no-where else in the world there is such a hundreds of haveli's, temples, cenotaphs, wells and forts. Later visit to Havelies in Mandawa notably the Chokhani Saraf & Ladia Havelies, also visit Temples. The terrace of the rugged Fort provides a panoramic view of the town. See the extraordinary frescoes on the walls of the houses and medieval painting of Shekhawati.

Afternoon drive to Bikaner - it lies on the northern point on the triangle of desert cities. It is royal walled city dating back to 1486 AD. It was established by a Rathore Prince, Bika & came to be called to be Bikaner after him. It was, however, a major trade center as it stood on the ancient caravan route which link central Asia & north India with the Gujurat Sea Ports. Overnight at Bikaner.

Day 05 / Bikaner Sightseeing - Jodhpur (250 Kms - 6 Hrs. Drive)
Morning embark on a tour of Bikaner City. Visit the Junagarh Fort - the imposing fort has the distinction of remaining unconquered. Raja Rai Singh (1571-1611 AD), one of the most outstanding generals of emperor Akbar, built this impregnable fort. It is encircled by a moat and houses many palaces, pavilions and temples made of red sandstone and marble with kiosks and balconies. The palaces worth visiting are Anup Mahal, Karan Mahal, and Bijai Phool Mahal. Later drive to Jodhpur. Arrive Jodhpur check into Hotel. Night stay at Jodhpur.

Day 06 / Jodhpur - Jaipur (350 Kms - 7 Hrs. Drive Approx.)
Jodhpur - the Great Indian Desert, sites on sand stone hill surrounded by a strong wall, approximately 6 miles long with 7 entry gates. The fortified city of Jodhpur was founded in 1459 by Rao Jodhaji - chief of Rathore clan of Rajputs. The imperial city set at the edge of the Thar desert, is replete with amazing legends of romance and heroism. A major trade center of 16th Century, Jodhpur has grown to become the second largest city of the state. Afternoon Half day sightseeing of the city includes visit to Meherangarh Fort - stands a top a 125 metre high hill dominating the city's skyline. It is one of the most impressive and formidable fort of the country, drive through the old city and past the Clock Tower near the largest spice bazaar in the sub-continent, visit the Jaswant Thada Cenotaph - the memorial of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II, built in 1899 in white marble near the fort is noteworthy for its superb architecture, the royal cremation site and then proceed to see the most magnificent, modern 20th century Palace, the Umaid Bhavan Palace and its museum - a treasure trove. Later drive to Jaipur. Arrive Jaipur check into Hotel. Night stay at Jaipur.

Day 07 / Jaipur Sightseeing
After breakfast visit the 17th century fortress of Amber Fort - marvelous example of Rajput architecture with its terraces and ramparts reflected in the Maota Lake below. Go up the fort ascended on Caparisoned Elephant true to the style of the Maharajas of the past. The interiors of the fort have various royal halls decorated with intricate ivory, mirror and glasswork complemented by exquisite wall paintings. As you move between the rooms of this magnificent structure feel the history and visualize the pomp and grandeur of a kingdom never conquered, whose hilltop location is to view various palaces with rooms of stunning beauty including the world's finest chamber of mirrors and also visit temple of Kali then visit to Maharaja's City Palace - where you can see an imposing blend of traditional Rajasthani and Mughal Art. The museum is resplendent with its collection of robes of royal princes, carpets, an armory of old weapons, miniature paintings portraying court scenes, battle scenes and processions, Jantar Mantar (an accurate observatory built in 1726 A.D.), Birla White Marble temple and Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds) - a five storied wonder with a spectacular pyramidal facade and overhanging windows with latticed screens, domes and spires. Night stay at Jaipur.

Day 08 / Jaipur - Agra (232 Kms / 5 Hrs)
After breakfast leave for Agra. En-route visit to Fatehpur Sikri, built in 1569 by the Great Emperor Akbar. Today, it is deserted and left in solitude to reminisce over its past glory. Visit to Buland Darwaza. Panch Mahal. Arrive Agra check into Hotel. Later visit to Magnificent Taj Mahal - The Monument of Love in the warm glow of Sunset, which was built in 1630 by Mghal Emperor Shah Jahan as a tomb for his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. Construction of the Taj Mahal began in 1631, and is believed to have taken 18 years to complete, with over 20,000 craftsmen working around the clock. The design and construction is said to be that of the legendary architect, Ustad Ahamad Lahori. Legend has it that once construction was completed, Shah Jehan had Lahori's hands cut off, and blinded, so he would never be able to duplicate the structure. What makes the Taj Mahal unique is its perfect proportions, distinct femininity, medium of construction and ornamentation. Its marble exterior reflects rose and golden tints at sunrise and sunset, while it is dazzling white during the day. It is impossible to visualize the Taj Mahal in any surrounding others than its paradoxical garden. Paradise, in Islam, is visualized as a lush garden where running streams flow. When the Mughals brought this concept to India they elevated it to heights of Incomparable artistry. Night stay at Agra.

Day 09 / Agra - Delhi (204 Kms / 4 Hrs.)
After breakfast visit to Agra Fort - built by the great Emperor Akbar in 1565 A.D., the fort is a masterpiece of design and construction. Within the fort are a number of exquisite buildings, including the Moti Masjid, Diwane-I-Am, Diwane-I-Khas and Musamman Burj, where the Emperor Shah Jahan died in imprisonment, besides Jahangir's Palace, Khaas Mahal and the Sheesh Mahal. Also visit the tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah built by Empress Noor Jehan in the memory of Her Father. Later we drive to Delhi. Arrive Delhi and you will transfer to Airport for your onward destination. Tour ends with sweet memories.

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