13Days/12NightsDelhi Mandawa Bikaner Tour

Not Rated
Duration

13Days/12Nights

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

Languages

___

This is a 12-night 13 days tour of Delhi, Mandawa, and Jaisalmer sightseeing tour of forts and palaces at Jaipur, and Deshnoke Bikaner, palace, fort, and garden at Udaipur. This tour is ideal for the tourist who wants to explore the maximum cities of Rajasthan in a short period. Tourists can enjoy the elephant ride at Jaipur, dinner at Chokhi Dhani and a boat ride at Udaipur.

Duration: 13Days/12Nights
Destination Covered: Delhi – Mandawa – Bikaner – Jaisalmer – Jodhpur – Mount Abu – Ranakpur – Udaipur – Chittorgarh – Pushkar

Itinerary Details

Day 1: Arrival in Delhi
On arrival meet and assist at the airport and transfer to prebooked hotel. India’s capital & a major gateway to the country, contemporary Delhi is a bustling metropolis that successfully combines in its fold the ancient & the modern. Its strategic location was one of the prime reasons why successive dynasties chose it as their seat of power. New Delhi also reflects the legacy the British left behind. The division between New & Old Delhi is the distinction between the capitals of the British & the Moghuls respectively. So, wherever the visitor goes, he will invariably confront the city’s past. Visit Humayun’s Tomb: built in mid 16th century this is an early example of Mughal architecture; Qutab Minar drives past India Gate, President House and other govt. buildings. The tour ends with a visit to Laxmi Narayan Temple (Birla Mandir). After breakfast, visit Old Delhi. Visit Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India. Built by Shah Jahan, the construction was started in 1844 and was not completed until 1658; Red Fort, which was also built by Shah Jehan. This massive fort was built from 1638 to 1648; Chandni Chowk and Rajghat – the cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi.

Day 2: Delhi – Mandawa (280 KMS, 06-07 HRS DRIVE)
After breakfast, leave for Mandawa. Arrive at Mandawa and check in at the pre-booked hotel. Afternoon, visit Mandawa (Shekawati region). This region came into prominence in the 14th century when several Muslim clans moved into the area and the towns of this region developed into important trading posts on the caravan routes emanating from the ports of Gujarat. This region is famous for painted havelis (houses) most of which date back to the 18th century. The major towns of interest are Mandawa, Fatehpur, and Nawalgarh. Visit the havelis in Mandawa and other villages of the Shekhawati region.
Overnight in hotel

Day 3: Mandawa – Bikaner (200 KMS, 04-05 HRS DRIVE)
After breakfast, leave for Bikaner. Arrive in Bikaner and check in at the hotel. Afternoon, city tour of Bikaner – a desert town founded in 1488 by Rao Bikaji, a descendant of the founder of Jodhpur, Jodhaji. Visit the Junagarh Fort which was constructed between 1588 and 1593 by a general in the army of the Mughal Emperor, Akbar. The fort has a 986m long wall with 37 bastions and two entrances; Camel Breeding Farm, managed by the government this camel breeding station is probably unique in Asia and has thousands of camels. overnight in hotel

Day 4: Bikaner – Jaisalmer (350 KMS, 05-06 HRS DRIVE)
After breakfast, an excursion to Karni Mata Temple, Deshnoke. Afternoon, leave for Jaisalmer. overnight in hotel

Day 5: Jaisalmer
After breakfast, a city tour of Jaisalmer. Visit the citadel – the Fort built by Rawal Jaisal where a fourth of the population lives. The fort also houses Jain temples of the 12th to 15th centuries, Patwon Ki Haveli – a five-storey mansion with carved pillars & murals of Salim Singh. Also visit Gadsisar, which had once supplied water to the city; the temples & archways around it have been built by a courtesan. Afternoon, excursion to Sam – 45 km away, is known for its dunes & is the venue for the Desert festival. Get the actual feel of the desert by enjoying a camel ride on the dunes and witnessing a magnificent sunset on the dunes. Return to Jaisalmer for an overnight stay in a hotel.

Day 6: Jaisalmer – Jodhpur (3000 KMS, 05-06 HRS DRIVE)
After breakfast, leave for Jodhpur. On arrival in Jodhpur, check in at the pre-booked hotel.
In the afternoon, a city tour of Jodhpur: Visit the Mehrangarh Fort which means “Majestic Fort”, located at the very centre of the city. There are, in all, three gates, each built to commemorate a particular victory, as well as to reinforce the fort. It has a collection of musical instruments, palanquins, furniture & cannons on the forts’ ramparts are well preserved. Jaswant Thada: Close to the fort complex lies this white marble cenotaph, built in 1899, in commemoration of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II. Rare portraits of Jodhpur’s rulers are, also, to be seen at Jaswant Thada. overnight in a hotel

Day 7: Jodhpur – Mount Abu (300 KMS, 06-07 HRS DRIVE)
After breakfast, leave for Mount Abu. On arrival check in at the prebooked hotel.
Afternoon, city tour of Mount Abu which is the only hill station in the state of Rajasthan. Visit the Dilwara Jain temple, which is the main attraction in Mt. Abu and is amongst the finest examples of Jain architecture in India. The complex included 02 temples, the older of which is the Vimal Visahi built in 1031 and is dedicated to the first tirthankar, Adinath. The later Tejpal temple was built in 1230 AD and is dedicated to Neminath – the 22nd Tirthankar. overnight in hotel

Day 8: Mount Abu – Udaipur (200 KMS, 04-05 HRS DRIVE)
After breakfast, leave for Udaipur. Arrive in Udaipur and then visit Lake Pichola and Jag Mandir Island and the city palace. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 9: Udaipur
After breakfast, visit the romantic city of Udaipur. Visit the City Palace which is the largest palace complex in Rajasthan; Jagdish temple, a fine Indo-Aryan temple built in 1651; Sahelion ki Bari or Garden of the Maids of Honour, which is a small garden with its fountains, kiosks, marble elephants & lotus pool. In the evening, a boat ride on Lake Pichola.
overnight in a hotel.

Day 10: Udaipur – Chittorgarh – Pushkar (310 KMS, 07-08 HRS DRIVE)
After breakfast, leave for Pushkar, en route to visit Chittorgarh. The hilltop fortress of Chittorgarh epitomises the whole romantic ideal of Rajput chivalry. The fort was sacked 3 times from 1303 to 1568 by a stronger enemy and on each occasion, the end was “Jauhar”. The men donned the saffron robes of martyrdom and rode out from the fort to certain death and the women and children immolated themselves on a huge funeral pyre. Continue to drive to Pushkar. Pushkar – The holy lake of Pushkar is believed to have been created by Lord Brahma himself. It is as important as Banaras or Puri. Devout Hindus believe that it is essential to visit Pushkar at least once in their lifetime. No pilgrimage is considered complete without a dip in the holy Pushkar Lake. Pushkar has as many as 400 temples and 52 ghats; the only temple in the country dedicated to Brahma is to be found here. While Pushkar is a heaven for the religiously inclined, it is also the venue of one of the country’s most colourful cattle fairs – the Pushkar Fair. overnight in hotel

Day 11: Pushkar – Jaipur (150 KMS, 03-04 HRS DRIVE)
After breakfast, free to explore Pushkar on your own. Afternoon, leave for Jaipur – The Pink City: Jaipur needed a fresh coat of paint to welcome its distinguished guest the Prince of Wales in 1905-6. The contractor’s inability to supply any other colour in the required quantity compelled the choice of pink shade for its walls. A contractor’s compulsion famed Jaipur to Pinkcity. Since then the PINK colour is associated with hospitality in Rajput culture. Visit the City Palace which has a museum having an extensive collection of art, carpets, enamel ware and weapons; Jantar Mantar – the observatory built by Maharaja Jai Singh in 1728 and the façade of Hawa Mahal.
Overnight in a hotel

Day 12: Jaipur – Delhi (264 KMS, 04 HRS DRIVE)
After breakfast, we excursion to Amber Fort. Elephant ride from the foothills of the Aravallis to the fort entrance. Amber Fort: At a distance of 11 km from Jaipur, Amber was the ancient capital of Jaipur state. Construction of the fort began in 1592 by Raja Man Singh, the Rajput commander of Akbar’s army and is a superb example of Rajput architecture.
Overnight in hotel.

Day 13: Delhi and departure
Early Morning drive to Delhi International Airport to board flight for onward destination.

Highlights

  • • Visit Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Qutub Minar, and Lotus Temple in Delhi
  • • Explore the Open Art Gallery and famous havelis of Mandawa
  • • Visit Karni Mata Temple at Deshnok
  • • Explore the magnificent Junagarh Fort and Gajner Palace in Bikaner
  • • Bask in the glory of Sam dunes in Jaisalmer, Fort Bazzars and Old Mansions or Havelis
  • • Explore Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada, Mandore Gardens and Clock Tower Market in Jodhpur
  • • Explore Dilwara Jain Temple at Mount Abu
  • • Enjoy cruising at Nakki Lake - Mount Abu
  • • Boat Ride at Lake Pichola Udaipur (Optional)
  • • Famous Jain Temples, City Palace, Sahelion ki Bari, Lake Pichola in Udaipur
  • • Chittorgarh, the historical city of Rajasthan
  • • Take a holy dip in the Pushkar Lake
  • • Visit Brahma Temple and Rose Garden at Pushkar

  • Breakfast
  • Private Transport
  • 3-star Accommodation
  • Monument tickets
  • Toll taxes and Parking
  • Guide service
  • Other activities

Tour's Location

Reviews

0/5
Not Rated
Based on 0 review
Excellent
0
Very Good
0
Average
0
Poor
0
Terrible
0
Showing 1 - 0 of 0 in total

Write a review

from 0 INR

Owner

admin

Member Since 2023

Information Contact

Email

ghummofy@gmail.com

Website

www.ghummofy.com

Phone

7727971536

You might also like