Rajasthan Tour with Golden Temple

Duration

14 Nights / 15 Days

Destination

Delhi - Amritsar - Mandawa - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Ranakpur - Udaipur - Chittaurgarh - Bundi - Ranthambhore - Delhi.

Day 01 : Delhi - Amritsar

Morning pick up from hotel & transfer to railway station or Airport for Amritsar. Arrive Amritsar and transfer to hotel. Evening visit Wagah Border to watch Border Retreat Ceremony The pageant of the beating of the retreat and the change of guard within handshaking distance of the Indian and Pakistani forces here makes the most charming of the spectacles as a daily evening drill. Ascertain the timings before you leave to see this spectacle since these are changed seasonally. Wagha border is the only land border open between Pakistan and India. Night stay in Amritsar.

Day 02: Amritsar

Morning visit Golden Temple -is the most sacred temple for Sikhs. It is a symbol of the magnificence and strength of the Sikh people all over the world. In the evolution of the Darbar Sahib, is entwined the history and ideology of Sikhism. In its architecture are included, symbols associated with other places of worship. This is an example of the spirit of tolerance and acceptance that the Sikh philosophy propounds. Also visit Jallianwala Bagh- Martyrs' Memmorial built in the shape of eternal flame of liberty is situated on the outskirts of Golden Temple. Here about 1500 and 2000 persons who were attending a peaceful meeting during the freedom movement fell under the bullets of the British General Dyer on 13 April 1919 and the city of Amritsar. over night at Amritsar

Day 03: Amritsar - Delhi

After breakfast transfer to railway station or Airport for Delhi. Arrive Delhi and transfer to hotel. Night stay in Delhi.

Day 04: Delhi - Mandawa

After breakfast drive to Mandawa. Mandawa is a town in Jhunjhunu district of Rajasthan in India. It is part of Shekhawati region. On arrival check in at Hotel. Afternoon visit Haveli and open air frescos. Overnight stay.

Day 05: Mandawa - Bikaner

After breakfast drive to Bikaner. Bikaner is a city in the northwest of the state of Rajasthan in northern India. On arrival check in at Hotel, later sightseeing of Bikaner visit Junagarh Fort and Temple. Overnight stay in Bikaner.

Day 06: Bikaner - Jaisalmer

After breakfast drive to Jaisalmer, on the way visit Deshnok Temple also known as RAT TEMPLE. Jaisalmer nicknamed "The Golden city", is a town in the Indian state of Rajasthan. The town stands on a ridge of yellowish sandstone, crowned by a fort, which contains the palace and several ornate Jain temples. Many of the houses and temples are finely sculptured. It lies in the heart of the Thar Desert (great Indian desert). Overnight stay in Tent or Hotel.

Day 07: Jaisalmer

After breakfast sightseeing of Jaisalmer city visit JAISALMER FORT, Jaisalmer fort is the second oldest in Rajasthan after Chittorgarh and commands the desert scape from its 250 feet high perch on the hill, Old Haveli, Temple. Afternoon Camel ride in Sanddune. Overnight stay in Tent.

Day 08: Jaisalmer - Jodhpur

After breakfast drive to Jodhpur. On arrival check in at Hotel. Afternoon sightseeing of Jodhpur visit Mehrangarh Fort (1459 AD) built by Rao Jodha who considered themselves the descendents of Lord Rama. In this palace you would see different miniature paintings & cradle room. After this you would visit Jaswant Thada Memorial.Overnight stay at Jodhpur.

Day 09: Jodhpur - Ranakpur - Udaipur

After breakfast drive to Udaipur, Visit Ranakpur en route. Jain Temple, dating back to the 15th century is part of the itinerary. 1444 pillars, none of which are alike, support its 29 halls. The Temple abounds with intricate friezes and sculptures. Includes visits to two more Jain temples and the Temple of the Sun God with its erotic sculptures. Overnight stay at Udaipur.

Day 10: Udaipur

After Breakfast Proceed for sightseeing tour of Udaipur stopping first at City Palace. Here you will marvel at rooms with mirrored walls and ivory doors, colored glass windows and inlaid marble balconies and the Peacock Courtyard. Proceed for Motor launch cruise on the placid waters of Lake Pichola. From the boat you will be able to view the city of Udaipur as it rises majestically above the lake in the middle of the Rajasthan desert. Also visit the Jag Mandir Palace - the other island palace in the middle of the lake. Spend some time at the Jag Mandir Palace.Visit the 300-year-old Jagdish Temple and the Royal Cenotaphs of the Rajput kings. Relax in the evening. Overnight stay at Udaipur.

Day 11: Udaipur - Chittorgarh - Bundi

After breakfast drive to Bundi via chittorgarh, Chittorgarh is the epitome of Chattari Rajput (an Indian Warrior caste) pride, romance and spirit, for people of Chittorgarh always chose death before surrendering against anyone. It reverberates with history of heroism and sacrifice that is evident from the tales still sung by the birds of Rajasthan. Though it can now be called a ruined citadel there is much more to this huge fort. It is a symbol of all that was brave, true and noble in the glorious Rajput tradition. The sacrifice of Jaimal and Phata in the war against the Mughals. It has also been land of worship for Meera. Chittorgarh is home to the Chittorgarh Fort, the largest fort in Asia .Later transfer to hotel. Over night at the hotel.

Day 12: Bundi - Ranthambhore

After breakfast visit the Pushkar festival (Pushkar Fair). Visit the cattle market, the attractions are skill tournaments, dance and music performances, political speeches in the stadium and of course the largest camel market. Continue drive to Jaipur - the "Pink City". Pink is the color of the Rajput culture of hospitality and so were the formerly gray houses painted in 1883 visit by Prince Albert in the traditional greeting color. Overnight in Jaipur.

Day 13: Ranthambhore

Morning Canter ride of Park. Ranthambhore was established as the Sawai Madhopur Game Sanctuary in 1955 by the Government of India, and was declared one of the Project Tiger reserves in 1973. Ranthambore became a national park in 1980.Ranthambore wildlife sanctuary is known for its tigers and is one of the best places in India to see these majestic predators in the jungle. Tigers can be easily spotted even during the day time. Its deciduous forests were once a part of the magnificent jungles of Central India. The park lies at the edge of a plateau, and is bounded to the north by the Banas River and to the south by the Chambal River. There are several lakes in the park. It is named for the historic Ranthambhore fortress, which lies within the national park. The park covers an area of 392 km², and is known for its tiger population, and is one of India's Project Tiger reserves. Other major wild animals include leopard, nilgai, wildboar, Sambar hyena, sloth bear and chital. It is also home to wide variety of trees, plants, birds and reptiles. Ranthambore is also the site of one of the largest banyan trees in India. Overnight at Ranthambhore.

Day 14: Ranthambhore - Delhi

After breakfast transfer to Ranthambhore Railway station or by surface to Delhi. On Arrival Transfer to Hotel. Overnight at Delhi.

Day 15: Delhi Departure

Morning breakfast at hotel, Rest time free at leisure till transfer to Airport to connect the flight for onward journey.

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