Fly from your country to New Delhi, you will be greeted & assisted by
Travel Horizon Representative upon arrival. Transfer to Hotel for
Day 02. New Delhi - Mandawa
Morning leave for Mandawa through the villages of Rajasthan. Arrive &
check in at Hotel Castle Mandawa, afternoon visit the 150 to 200 year
old painted havelies (big houses) by the natural colors in the streets
of the village. You can also watch the daily village life while
watching the havelies. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 03. Mandawa Bikaner
Morning leave for Bikaner was founded by Rao Biked Ji in 1488 A.D.
Arrive & check in at the Hotel. Afternoon visit Junagarh Fort founded
in year 1593 by Raja Rai Singh who was general in the army of mighty
Mughal emperor Akbar and rest of the Fort was improved by the
successors. Afterwards visit Asias largest Camel Breeding Research
Farm and local busy markets. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 04. Bikaner Deshnok - Khimsar
After breakfast leave for Khimsar via 600 years old Deshnok Rat
temple. After temple continue your drive to Khimsar was founded by
24th Jain Profit Mahavira 500 years B.C.
Arrive 15th century Hotel Royal Castle Khimsar Fort, afternoon Jeep
safari will be organized to visit local villages, wild life &
sensational sun set on sand dunes. Return Hotel for overnight.
Day 05. Khimsar Oscian - Jaisalmer
After breakfast leave for Jaisalmer enroute visit at 7th century
Mahavira Jain Temple and 2000 years old Jija Mata Temple at Oscian
village. Continue your drive drive to Jaisalmer, founded by Rawal
Jaisal in 1156 A.D. after shifting his capital from Ladurva. Jaisalmer
was the main caravan route from Far East to the Middle East, arrive &
check in at Hotel overnight stay.
Day 06. Jaisalmer
Morning sightseeing of Fort ( 80 meters above plains ) & Jain Temples
within the Fort built in 12th to 15th century which are very worth
watching. The specialty of the Fort is that still approximately 5000
people are living inside. Visit Fort Palace & atop from Palace you can
have the golden view of whole Jaisalmer city as whole city is built in
yellow sand stones, when sun rays fall on the city, it give impression
as golden city of India. Afterwards visit Patwon Ki Haveli and Nath Ji
Mal Ki Haveli. Afternoon drive to Sam Sand dunes to watch sensational
Sun Set by camel ride. Return to Hotel for overnight.
Day 07. Jaisalmer Jodhpur
Breakfast & leave to Jodhpur, founded by Rao Jodha in 1459 AD after
shifting his capital from Mandore to Jodhpur by the advise of a holy
man. Arrive & check in at Hotel, afternoon visit Mehrangarh Fort 125
meters above plains, Jaswant thada and Sardar market clock tower.
Overnight at Hotel.
Day 08. Jodhpur Jaipur
After breakfast leave to Jaipur, founded by Maharaja Swai Jai Singh in
1727 AD ( swai means a person 25% more intelligent ) after shifting
his capital from Amer valley to the newly formed city in the plains
after consulting so many maps of the world anf finallyorganized own
religious map Shilpa Shastra with the help of a young Bengali
architect Vidyadhar Batacharya. Maharaja Swai Jai Singh was a builder,
astronomer, astrologer, soldier, philosopher and now Jaipur is the
capital of Rajasthan & world famous as the Pink City. Arrive & check
in Hotel at Hotel, afternoon visit local markets of busy pink city.
Return to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 09. Jaipur
After breakfast full day sightseeing of Jaipur visiting Hawa Mahal
(palace of winds ) where from royal ladies were watching daily
processions and life. Afterwards visit Amer Fort by elephant ride,
that gives you the experience and impression of how Maharajas & royal
family members were using the services of elephants. After lunch visit
City Palace Museum, Astrological Observatory and local busy markets.
Afterwards check in at Hotel Rambagh palace for overnight stay.
Day 10. Jaipur FatehpurSikri Agra
Morning leave for Agra enroute one of the most important place of
Mughal era Fatepur Sikri founded by Akbar in 1569 AD as a ceremonial
capital. But unfortunately this magnificent city was abandoned due to
scarcity of drinking water and Akbar went back to Agra. Continue your
drive to Agra, arrive and check in at Hotel Clarks Shiraz. After
change and wash visit one of the wonders of the world, Taj Mahal (
monument of love ), founded by 5th great Mughal Emperor Shahi Jahan in
the memory of his beloved queen Anjuman Bano Begum ( with love emperor
called her Mumtaz ). After her death in 1627 AD, in her memory emperor
started to built Taj Mahal ( Taj means crown & Mahal means Palace, so
it is Crown Palace ) from 1631 to 1653 AD with twenty two thousand
labors working since sun rise to sun set in twenty two years. The
marble was transported from Makrana in Rajasthan by the help of
animals. Return to Hotel for overnight stay.
Day 11. Agra Delhi
After breakfast check out from the Hotel and visit Agra Red Fort which
was built by three emperors Akbar & Jahangir built in red sand stones
and Shahi Jahan in pure white marble. While driving to Delhi visit
crematory of Akbar at Sikandra which he had started building himself
and after his death, it was finished by his son Jahangir. Continue
your drive to Delhi, arrive & explore few hours in the busy markets.
After farewell dinner transfer to International airport to board
flight back to your country with sweet lively Indian Memories