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Rajasthan Haveli Tour

Rajasthan Haveli Tour Packages
Country: India
City: Bikaner
Duration: 18 Day(s) - 17 Night(s)
Tour Category: Culture Tours
Departure Date: Thu 01 Jan '99

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Package Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive Delhi
On arrival in Delhi, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at the hotel

Day 02: Delhi
After breakfast proceed for sightseeing of Delhi. Visit 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. 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. Overnight at hotel.

Day 03: Delhi-Samode
In the morning, drive to Samode - its history goes back more than four and half centuries. Prithviraj Singhji of Amber, the seventeenth prince of the house of Kachhawaha Rajputs, had awarded Samode to one of his twelve sons-Gopal Singhji along with the hereditary title of Rawal Saheb. On arrival, check-in at the hotel. Relax for a while and then visit Samode Village and Samode Palace. Overnightat hotel.

Day 04: Samode - Mandawa
This morning after breakfast drive to Mandawa. Upon arrival at Mandawa check into your hotel. Later proceed for city tour of Mandawa. Visit Mandwa, found 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. Overnight at hotel.

Day 05: Mandawa - Bikaner
After breakfast drive to Bikaner. Upon arrival at Bikaner check into your hotel. Later visit Bikaner. 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. Bikaner’s 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. Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 06: Bikaner - Jaisalmer
Today after breakfast drive to Jaisalmer. Upon arrival in Jaisalmer check in at your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 07: Jaisalmer
After breakfast proceed for full day sightseeing tour of The Golden City - Jaisalmer. It is in the heart of the Great Indian Desert. Its temple, fort and palaces are all built of yellow stone. The city is a mass of intricately carved buildings, facades and elaborate balconies. Visit the Jaisalmer fort - The oldest living Fort in the world. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 08: Jaisalmer - Jodhpur
This morning drive to the Jodhpur and check into your hotel. Later proceed 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 gardens.Overnight at the hotel.

Day 09: Jodhpur - Luni
After breakfast drive to Luni. Upon arrival check into the hotel. Located 35 kms from Jodhpur belongs to Maharaja Dalip Singh, youngest son of Maharaja Umaid Singh of Jodhpur. Over a hundred years old, this heritage hotel has ornately carved lattice work friezes and intricate jharokhas. Overnight at hotel.

Day 10: Luni - Ranakpur - Udaipur
This morning after a lesiurely breakfast drive to Udaipur visiting en-route Ranakpur. RANAKPUR - The Jain community. like several others, had always enjoyed the patronage of the ruling family of Mewar and quite a few important positions were held by the Jains. In 15th century, Rana Kumbha of Mewar gave a large stretch of land in a quite and picturesque valley, deep in the Aravallis, to the Jains. Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 11: Udaipur
Morning city sightseeing tour. Udaipur- Sightseeing tour of Udaipur, one of the most beautiful cities in all of Rajasthan, better known as cities of Lake, founded by Maharana Udaipur, the places of interest include City Palace which has several carved balconies, arches and decorated pillars, Zenana Mahal, Fateh Prakash, Durbar Hall and Shambhu Niwas.
Also visit Jagdish temple, Sahelion-ki-Bari (queen's resort for the friends).
Afternoon at leisure. Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 12: Udaipur - Dungarpur
Morning leave for Dungarpur, founded in the 13th century and rose to fame under the Guhilot Ahara uryavanshi Rajputs. The Udai Bilas Palace was enlarged by in 1940 Maharawal Laxman Singhji, who built three new wings around the "Ek-Thambia Mahal' literally, one-pillared palace) and thus createdthe famous 'courtyard'. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 13: Dungarpur - Deogarh
Drive to Deogarh. Located 135 km from Udaipur on Udaipur-Ajmer route, on a hillock and encircled by the town was built in 1670 AD by Rawar Dwarkadasji of the Sisodia dynasty. On arrival, check-in at your pre-booked hotel.
Overnight at the hotel.

Day 14: Deogarh - Pushkar
On the day 14 of your tour drive to Pushkar.Pushkar, this sacred town lies 11 km north east of Ajmer and 130 km from Jaipur. According to mythology, Pushkar Lake is supposed to to have appeared miraculously when a lotus flower fell from the hands of Lord Brahma and dropped into this valley. On arrival, check-in at the hotel. Relax for a while and later visit the famous Brahma Temple the only temple dedicated to Lord Brahma in the world. Blessed with cultural blends, it is the venue for the famous Pushkar Fair, with people coming from all over Asia to buy and sell cattle of breeds from across the world. Visit the Ghats as the city has beautiful 52 bathing Ghats and 500 temples each having its own miraculous qualities and powers of healing and with varied architectural styles.
In the evening visit the Rose Garden of Rajasthan famous for its rose essence, the Pushkar rose is also exported to the world. Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 15: Pushkar - Jaipur
This morning depart for the Beautiful Pink City-Jaipur. Upon arrival check into your hotel. Jaipur built by Rawal Sheo Soinghji, a Prime Minister in the royal court of Jaipur. The Haveli is the result of around 200 years of construction in phases, by its occupants. Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 16: 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 of Jaipur. Places visit - Amber fort, city palace, Jantar Mantar, Hawa Mahal (from outside only).

Day 17: Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra
After a lesiurely breakfast at the hotel leave for Agra. Visiting enroute Fatehpur Sikri.Fatehpur Sikri : The deserted, red Sandstone City, Emperor Akbar built that as his capital and palace in the late 16th century is an exhilarating experience. It a veritable fairytale city and its "ruins" are in pristine condition ... it's not hard to imagine what the court life must have been like in the days of it's grandeur. Also visit the Buland Darwaza, the largest gateway in the world. On to Agra. On arrival at Agra, transfer to your hotel. Relax for the rest of the day. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 18: Agra - 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 in the late afternoon drive back to Delhi International airport to board the flight for your onward journey to back home with sweet and unforgettable memories of "Rajasthan Havelis Forts Tour".

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