Day 01 : Paris - Delhi by air.
Arrival Delhi late night. On arrival assistance at airport & transfer to your hotel by air conditioned car. Overnight.
Day 02 : Delhi
Upon arrival assistance at airport and transfer to your hotel by air-conditioned car. Breakfast at hotel
Jama Masjid : Completed in 1658 this is one of the largest Mosques in India.
Chandni Chowk : One of the main markets of Delhi, this ancient market which was the pride of the Mughals, still fascinates the visitors with its colourful crowds and varied shops.
Raj Ghat : A serene and touching tribute to the Father of the Nation - Mahatma Gandhi.
Qutub Minar : In 1199, Qutbuddin raised the Qutab Minar either as a victory tower or as a minaret to the adjacent mosque. At 72.5 m , it is the highest stone tower in India and one of the finest Islamic structures ever raised in India.
Humayun's Tomb : Built by the wife of Humayun, Haji Begum, in the middle of 16th century, this Red sand stone structure is considered to be the predecessor of the Taj Mahal. The structure is one of the best examples of Mughal Architecture.
India Gate : India Gate is a 42m high stone arch of triumph. It bears the name of the 85,000 Indian Army soldiers who died in the campaigns of World War One, the North - West frontier operations and the 1919 Afghan Fiasco.Below the arch is the memorial to the Unknown Soldier. Drive around the Presidential Palace.Overnight.
Day 03 : Delhi - Shekhawati
After breakfast at hotel, leave by air-conditioned car for Shekhavati. Journey time approx 5 hrs and 30 mn. On arrival proceed to your hotel. P.M:
Visit of Havelis in MANDAWA. Shekhawati’s magnificent havelis or mansions, built by the rich merchants of the region, display a unique architectural style that evolved around the courtyards to ensure safety and privacy of the women folk and protection from the heat of the long and harsh summers.
The Havelis painted predominately in blue, maroon, yellow, green and indigo have beautiful wall paintings that adorn their walls. Overnight.
Day 04 : Shekhavati - Bikaner
After breakfast at hotel leave by car for Bikaner. Journey time approx 3 hrs & 30 mn. On arrival proceed to your hotel. P.M. : City tour of BIKANER : Junagarh Fort: which contains several exquisite palaces - among them Anup Mahal and Badal Mahal.
Also visit Deshnoke, Karni Mata's temple, which is 33 km away and is devoted to an incarnation of Durga. Overnight.
Day 05 : Bikaner - Jaisalmer
After breakfast leave by car for Jaisalmer. Journey time approx. 6 hrs. On arrival proceed to your hotel. En route, pass by the Pokhran Fort. P.M.:
Late afternoon watch sunset over Jaisalmer from the cenotaphs. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 06 : Jaisalmer
Breakfast at hotel. Visit JAISALMER FORT - The Jaisalmer fort, built in golden yellow sandstone and is over 800 years old, crowns the Trikuta Hill.
The Fort stands almost 30 metres over the city and houses an entire living area within its huge ramparts. Walking through the narrow lanes is an experience worth savouring. Within the Fort visit of Jain Temples.
Continue your tour to visit Havelis. Patwon Ki Haveli is the most elaborate and magnificent of all the Jaisalmer Havelis. It stands in a narrow lane and one of its apartments is painted with beautiful murals. Also visit SALIM SINGHKI HAVELI and NATHMAL KI HAVELI. P.M. Visit of JAIN TEMPLE in the vicinity of Jaisalmer. Overnight.
Day 07 : Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Jhalamand
After breakfast at hotel leave by car for Jodhpur. Journey time approx 5 Hrs. Visit of MEHARANGARH FORT. Situated on a Steep Hill, Mehrangarh Fort is one of the largest forts in India.
This Fort encloses many palaces which are known for their intricate carvings and sprawling courtyards.Continue your tour with visit of JASWANT THADA. Closed to the Fort lies this white marble cenotaphs, built in 1899, in commemoration of Maharaja Jaswant Singe 2 rare portrials of Jodhpur’s rulers are, also, to be seen at Jaswant Thada.
Terminate you tour with a visit of Sardar market. Narrow alleys lead to quaint bazzars selling textiles, antiques, silverware and handicrafts. After visit leave for Jhalamand by car. Journey time approx 1 Hr. On arrival proceed to your hotel.Overnight.
Day 08 : Jhalamand - Ranakpur - Kumbhalgarh
Early morning visit of the Bishnoi Villages by jeep. After breakfast leave by car for Ranakpur. Journey time approx 2hrs & 30 mn. On arrival visit of JAIN TEMPLE. Nestled in the quiet, picturesque Aravalli Hills, this Temple is dedicated to “Lord Adinath” (Jain Tirthankar).
The Temples here stand from the 15th century. The 29 halls are supported by 1444 pillars and no two are exactly alike. After visit, leave by air-conditioned car for Kumbalgarh. Journey time approx 2 hrs. On arrival proceed to your hotel. Overnight.
Day 09 : Kumbhalgarh - Eklingji - Udaipur
Breakfast at hotel A.M. Visit of Fort, KUMBHALGARH - is famous for its 15th century fort . Approachable by road, the huge stone bastion stands atop a hill and allows access through spiked gates.
After visit continue by car for Udaipur. Journey time approx 2 Hrs. On arrival proceed to your hotel. P.M. At leisure (Car at your disposal). Overnight.
Day 10 : Udaipur
Breakfast at hotel A.M. City Tour: Visit of the romantic City Palace and the museum within it. Continue to the Old Part of the city with its charming and quaint bazaars and temples.
Mingle with the teeming hordes of people crowding the picturesque and colourful narrow streets. Visit the enchanting gardens of Sahelion ki Bari. P.M. Boat rideon Lake Pichola. Overnight.
Day 11 : Udaipur - Deogarh
After Breakfast at hotel leave for Deogarh. Journey time approx 3 Hrs. On arrival proceed to your hotel.
Deogarh Mahal - which is a fascinating palace built in the 16th Century and is of particular interest for those wanting to delve into the history of this region. P.M. Visit the picturesque villages in the vicinity of Deogarh. Overnight.
Day 12 : Deogarh – Samode
Breakfast. Samode was a large and prosperous city according Rajputana newspaper 1879. The zamindars (landlords) Samode, the main Thakurs of the state of Amber were the clan Nathawat of Chomu, a branch of the Amber house dating back to the Maharaja of Jaipur, the legendary Prithviraj Singhji, the 17th ruler of the house of Kacchwaha Rajputs Had been granted to Samode Gopal Singhji, one of his 12 son, a noble feudatory of the Principality of Amber and Jaipur. Samode was among the richest territories Amber kingdom.
Thereafter, the rule passed into the hands of Behari Das, a Rajput warrior clan that was in the service of the Mughals. After belonging to six generations of his descendants Samode was returned to the Maharaja. installation or Samode Samode Bagh.
Samode Bagh is a garden paradise located 4 kilometers from the Samode Palace, nestled on 20 acres of beautiful courses that combine the tranquility and luxury. The atmosphere is quiet, relaxed and elegant. It is a romantic hideaway where you can be as active or as thoughtful as you want. Samode Bagh offers a unique camping experience in air-conditioned tent where the color of the dunes tents are luxuriously furnished with all comforts.
The garden has a length of about one hundred and fifty meters and is surrounded by a wall 15 feet high. The Samode Palace is one of the most charming and romantic hotels in India.
It offers a quiet, elegant and luxurious atmosphere. Considered the best of India for its high standards of modern hospitality, accommodation, services, cuisine and comfort, this is the flagship of the Samode Hotels.
Day 13 : Samode - Jaipur
After breakfast leave by car for Jaipur, Journey time approx 1 hr & 20 mn.On arrival visit of Amber Fort. Fort Amber which was constructed between the 10th and 11th century by a tribe called Minas fell into the handsof the Rajputs in 1037 and remained the capital of the Rajputs till 1728 when the capital was shifted to the newly founded city of Jaipur.
It is perhaps one of the most imperial and dominating forts in India. You will be climbing up to the Fort on the back of an elephant, which in itself is a unique experience! P.M.: A Visit to City Palace Museum, an imposing blend of traditional Rajasthani and Mughal art. The Museum is resplendent with its collection of robes of Royal Princes.
You will also visit Jantar Mantar,an observatory built in 1726 AD, Hawa Mahal (PALACE OF WINDS) a five storied wonder with a spectacular pyramid façade and overhanging windows with latticed screens, domes and spires. Overnight.
Day 14 : Jaipur - Agra
After breakfast at hotel leave by car for Fatehpur Sikri. Journey time approx 4 hrs. On arrival visit of Fatehpur Sikri. Perched atop a rocky ridge 37 km west of Agra, Fatehpur Sikri came into being four centuries ago when Emperor Akbar, created the first planned city in Indo - Islamic style.
The city was actualised with great energy, but was completely abandoned a little more than a decade later. Fatehpur Sikri is built in red sandstone, and is a beautiful blend of Hindu and Islamic architectural element.
The sandstone is richly ornamented with carving and fretwork. After visit leave by air-conditioned car for Agra. Journey time approx 1 h 15 mn. On arrival proceed to your hotel. Overnight.
Day 15 : Agra - Delhi
Visit of Taj Mahal at sun rise. Taj Mahal, the monumental labour of love of a great ruler for his beloved queen is sheer poetry in marble. One of the wonders of the world, this 17th century monument took 22 years in the making. An estimated 20,000 people worked to complete this enchanting mausoleum. Breakfast at hotel. A.M.: Visit of FORT. The Great Mughal Emperor Akbar commissioned the construction of the Agra Fort in 1565, A.D. The forbidding exterior of this Fort hides an inner paradise. There are a number of exquisite buildings like the Moti Masjid within this Fort. After visit leave by Air-conditioned car for DELHI. Journey time approx 5 hrs. En route, visit of SIKANDRA (The mausoleum of Emperor Akbar represents his philosophy and secular outlook, combining the best of Hindu and Muslim architectures in a superlative fusion). Upon arrival drive into town (No Hotel). Late night transfer to International Airport and departure by air to Europe.
Day 16 : Delhi - Europe
Flight to Europe.