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Unique Experiences:

•  Have a gentle start on your India adventure with an arrival package in and introduction to life in Delhi
•  Experience the magic of Rajasthan - the land of Rajput kings, fairy tales, forts and royal palaces.
•  Immerse yourself in the royal history and culture of India whilst staying in desert camps, riding camels and taking in cultural dances.
•  Catch a glimpse of that magnificent Taj Mahal – one of the Seven Wonders of the World.

Participants:

Small Group Exploration – normally no more than 2-5 travellers. Being few brings you closer to local life and flexibility to go to places less travelled; to go beyond the ordinary.
You can be min. 1 and max. 8 travellers on this tour. You can book 1 person, but we cannot guarantee more participants.

WANT THIS ALL TO YOURSELF?
For an additional 40 USD per person you can secure this as a Guaranteed Private Tour.
Please contact us for further details and booking.

Trip Length: 13 Day(s) 12 Night(s)
Tour Departure Dates: Every day
Travel Season:

Throughout the year

Type of Transportation: AC car
Type of Accommodation: Budget: Guest House in standard room with private bathroom - 1 star hotel or similarComfort: Deluxe/standard room with private bathroom - 3 start hotel or similar
Physical Rate: 2/5
Child Policy:

Child age: Up to and including 6 years of age.
Child price: 1 child is free of charge if sharing bed with parents. Children aged over 6 years will be treated as adult.

Included in Price:

Accommodation: In hotel of your choice of “Budget” or “Comfort” (see under “Rates” and “Type of Accommodation”).
Meals: Budget class – No meals. Comfort class – 12 breakfasts
Transport: AC car w/road taxes and parking fees
Guide: Chauffeur who speaks basic English. Local guide for sightseeing Jaipur and Agra
Others: Camel Ride, local performance and basic dinner will be provided during stay in Desert camp.

Excluded from Price:

•  Meals other than the one mentioned in “Included in price”.
•  Visas, travel insurance (compulsory)
•  Entry fees at the monuments
•  Personal guide for the whole trip
All other expenses not stated as included in the above.

Map

Locations Visited:
Delhi, India Gate, Raj Ghat, Lotus Temple, President’s Palace, Jaipur, Bikaner, Camel Creeding Farm, Rat Temple, Desert Camp, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Pushkar, Pushkar Lake, Fatehpur Sikri, Agra, Taj Mahal, Red Fort
Start City:
Delhi
End City:
Delhi

Itinerary

Day 1: Delhi
Upon arrival you will meet our representative at the airport and will be transferred to your hotel.
Please make extra table lines if more days are needed!

Day 2: Delhi
You will start the day with an information meeting at our local office followed by a tour of Delhi. Today you will be driven to India Gate and the Presidential Palace. You will also see the Lotus Temple, Raj Ghat, the Gandhi Museum, and we will drive past the Jama Masjid and Red fort.
Overnight at your hotel.

Day 3: Delhi – Jaipur: 5-6 hours approx
Today, you will start your trip from Visit beyond Service Centre at 10:00 am and drive to Jaipur. Arrive in Jaipur and transferred to hotel. The rest of the day is at your leisure. If time permits you may visit Birla Temple.
Over night in Hotel.

Day 4: Jaipur
Today you have a guided tour in Jaipur includes a visit to the Amber Fort, Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Jaigarh Fort, and Jantar-Mantar (a scientific observatory). The picturesque capital of Rajasthan, Jaipur is color-washed pink – the color of hospitality in Rajput tradition. Built in 1772 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, Jaipur displays a remarkable harmony in architectural splendor. The only planned city of its time, a formidable wall encircles Jaipur.
Overnight at hotel.

Day 5: Jaipur – Bikaner: 5 hours approx

Day 6: Bikaner – Jaisalmer - 4-5 hours approx
Early in the morning we visit the Junagadh Fort, followed up by a long drive to Jaisalmer. A visit to Jaisalmer is incomplete without a ride on a camel and of course, the view of the city during sunset. You will be driven to the desert and enjoy a camel ride in the sand dunes and watch the sun slowly disappearing in the sand during sunset. We follow this with local dance performances and dinner.
Desert camping in the night.

Day 7: Jaisalmer
Drive from the campsite to the city and check in to your hotel. Rising from the heart of the Thar Desert is the city of Jaisalmer. A commanding fort etched in yellow sandstone dominates the amber-hued city. The life within the citadel conjures up images of medieval life with its narrow lanes strewn with magnificent palaces, Havelis, temples, skilled artisans and ubiquitous camels.
Over night at hotel.

Day 8: Jaisalmer – Jodhpur - 4 hours approx
Today after breakfast, you will have a half days drive to Jodhpur. Arrive in Jodhpur and rest of the day is at your leisure.
Overnight at hotel.

Day 9: Jodhpur
Today after breakfast, you will go around for the sightseeing in Jodhpur includes a visit to the Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jaswant Thada, Mehrangarh Fort and an excursion to the Mandore Gardens. The massive 15th century Mehrangarh Fort looms on the tops of a rocky hill. A major trade center of the 16th century AD, the fortress city of Jodhpur is now the second-largest city of Rajasthan. While the graceful palaces, forts and temples strewn throughout the city bring alive the historic grandeur - exquisite handicrafts, folk dances, music and the brightly attired people lend a romantic aura to the city. It was here that the popularly worn baggy – tight, horse-riding trousers – ‘Jodhpurs’ took their name. Over night at hotel.

Day 10: Jodhpur – Pushkar - 4 hours approx

Day 11: Pushkar – Agra - 5 - 6 hours

Day 12: Agra – Delhi - 4-5 hours approx

Day 13: Delhi
Check out from your hotel in Delhi and proceed to your next destination.

Important
Taj is closed on Friday. If the trip end on Friday then costumer will see Taj - sun set view on Thursday evening.

Please note: The massive monument Taj Mahal stands like a beautiful lady on the bank of river Yamuna in Agra. The beauty of Taj needs regular attention from the care takers, to keep it looking young, fresh and charming as always. This includes some beauty treatments and mud packs like some do face packs in beauty saloons. Taj is currently going under beautification, which may last until 2018 or beyond. So when you visit Agra chances are that some part of Taj is covered with a mud pack etc., this to cleanse the outer marble and keep it glowing as always.

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