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Glimpses of Rural Rajasthan
Duration: 12 Nights / 13 Days
Places Covered:Delhi - Mandawa - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Jaipur
- Fatehpur Sikri - Agra - Delhi
Day 01: Delhi
Begin your Tour.
Arrive into Delhi
Welcome to Vardhman's 'Glimpses Of Rural Rajasthan ' ! On arrival
in Delhi, you will be met and transferred by Vardhman's representative
to your hotel.
Rest of the day at leisure
Day 02: Delhi
This morning after breakfast proceed on a City Tour of Delhi.
City. tour of Old Delhi.
Visit Red Fort, built in 1648 by Mughal Emperor Shahjehan, Jama
Masjid, one of the largest Mosque of India, Raj Ghat and Shanti
Vana, the cremation sites of Mahatama Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru.
Also drive past Chandni Chowk, shopping centre of Old Delhi.
City tour of New Delhi
Proceed on a tour of the city, which includes the main attraction
like Qutab Minar, Humayun's tomb, Lakshminarayan Temple, a modern
Hindu Temple, Parliament House, Government Secretarial Building
and Connaught place, the shopping centre of New Delhi.
Optional: DANCES OF INDIA show in the evening.
Day 03: Delhi Mandawa
Early morning depart for Mandawa. On arrival check into your
Afternoon visit Mandwa, founded in 1755 by Thakur Nawal Singh and
still the home of his descendants. See beautiful frescoes, havelis
and mansions. Mandawa castle, one of the finest castles of Rajasthan,
is now a hotel and house of collections of armories, costumes of
ancestors, canons from 1820, ancient coins, numismatic collection
and many other interesting items, preserved in a museum.
A walking tour of the painted 'havelis' of some of the leading business
families of the country.
Day 04: Mandawa- Bikaner
This morning drive down to Bikaner and transfer to hotel.
Bikaner is named after its founder Rao Bikaji in 1488. Long before
this, the city was a trade center on the caravan routes from Africa
and West Asia. Bikaners dominant features are rippling sands
and abundant sunshine. The city stands on an elevation, enclosed
by a 7 kms. wall, which can be entered from 5 gates. Bikaner City
is bolstered by imposing walls and has a 16th century fort housing
old palaces, temples and mosque. Founded by Raja Rai Singh, the
fort is distinguished by its long range of 37 pavilions, a line
of balconies and aerial windows of varying designs. Also visit Lallgarh
Palace, the museum, Bhanda Sagar Jain and Deshnoke Rat temple.
Day 05: Bikaner -Jaisalmer
Today you drive to the Pokharan Fort
Then continue onward to Jaisalmer- The desert city. Upon arrival,
check into your hotel.
Day 06: Jaisalmer
City tour of Jaisalmer
Visit to sand dunes
Visit the famous forts & Havelies
Day 07: Jaisalmer- Jodhpur
This morning after breakfast drive to Jodhpur and transfer to
Rest of the day at leisure.
Day 08: Jodhpur
City tour of Jodhpur
Visit the Mehrangarh Fort, situated on a low sandstone hill, including
Moti Mahal and Phool Mahal. Also visit Jaswant Thada, an imposing
marble memorium built in 1899 and the Museum located in the Umaid
Public gardensEnjoy the tour of Jodhpur, which stands as a testimony
to the royal magnificence.
Day 09:Jodhpur- Jaipur
This morning after a leisurely breakfast drive to Jaipur and
transfer to hotel.
Rest of the day at leisure.
Day 10: Jaipur
City tour of Jaipur
This morning you will experience the wonders of this magicial pink
city, as you proceed on a tour of Amber fort. Later visit the Jagmandir
or the Hall of victory glitterning with mirrors, Maharaja's City
Palace and the Observatory. Drive past Hawa Mahal or the Palace
of Winds and through the rose pink residential and business areas
Optional: Lunch at a Heritage hotel with Tonga ride or explore the
market & shop for special bargains! .
Day 11: Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra
Today you drive to the former capital city of Emperor Akbar
On to Agra
Your exciting day begins with a tour, starting with a visit to Fatehpur
Sikri. Then continue onward to Agra and check into your hotel. After
breakfast drive to Agra and transfer to hotel.
Day 12: Agar - Delhi
City tour of Agra
Visit Taj Mahal (Closed on Friday), Red fort & Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daula.
Later you will visit a marble gallery - the flagship store in Agra
which offers an excellant range of white marble, fashionable wear
& exotic wooden articles, truly a one stop shop!
Later drive to Delhi and transfer to hotel.
Day 13: Delhi
In time transfer to International airport to board flight for
your onward journey to back home with sweet and unforgettable memories
of 'Glimpses Of Rural Rajasthan tour'escorted by Vardhman Vacations.