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  Desert Tours >>Desert with Ganges

Duration: 19 Days Tour
Places Covered: Delhi - Shekhawati - Bikaner - Osian - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Ranakpur - Udaipur - Pushkar - Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra - Khajuraho - Varanasi - Delhi
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Day 1 : Delhi Arrival
Around Midnight arrival in Delhi. The cosmopolitan City and capital Delhi is the main gateway for travelers. You are met by an representative and transferred to your Hotel.
 
Day 2 : Delhi
Morning is at leisure. Afternoon sightseeing in Old Delhi.include red fort, old city, Jama Masjid, "Kutab Minar" which is 71 meter high and was constructed in 1199.Before we proceed to the Hotel we have a drive through New Delhi where we see the India Gate, Government Buildings and Embassies.
 
Day 3 : Delhi - Shekhawati
After breakfast in the Hotel, we drive to Shekhawati region. After arrival in Hotel, We visit Havelies. Rest day at Leisure.
 
Day 4 : Shekhawati - Bikaner
After having breakfast, we proceed to Bikaner. After a short break in Bikaner we visit the Junagarh Fort (1571-1611 AD) constructed of red sandstone and marble with kiosks and balconies embellishing the structure at intervals. This imposing Fort and its palaces are an unforgettable experience for us.
 
Day 5 : Bikaner - Oasia - Jaisalmer
Today we drive through the desert and proceed for Jaisalmer via Osian.Osian is a great centre of Hindu and Jain religions. The oldest Temple here was constructed in 1178 AD.We arrive in Jaisalmer in the late evening.
 
Day 6 : Jaisalmer
Sightseeing of the medieval city of Jaisalmer. Jaisalmer's crenellated golden sandstone walls and its narrow streets lined with exquisitely carved buildings makes this city unique. Jaisalmer is famous for its carved havellis (grand mensions).In medieval times, its prosperity was due to its location on the main trade route linking India to Egypt, Arabia, Africa and the West. Jaisalmer is a marvel of beautiful culture and this city remains one of the most exotic city not only in Rajasthan but in the whole of India. Some of the visitors called this city "a living museum".We have a walk through the old city and visit the Fort and the Jain temple.In the afternoon we drive around 40 km. away from Jaisalmer to sam dunes where we enjoy the sunset before we drive back to Jaisalmer.
 
Day 7 : Jaisdalmer - Jodhpur
Early morning drive to Jodhpur.The city was once the capital of the princely state of Marwar (Land of death).Jodhpur is also known as the blue city as most of the houses of the old city are painted blue. We will visit the Mehrangarh Fort (majestic fort). Mehrangarh Fort was built on a steep hill and is among the best in India with exquisitely latticed windows in residential apartments within. We also visit the Jaswant Thada, a royal cenotaph built in white marble.After the sightseeing we have a walk through the Bazaars of Jodhpur.
 
Day 8 : Jodhpue - Rankpur - Udaipur
Today we drive to Udaipur. Enroute we will visit Ranakpur.Ranakpur is known for its superbly carved marble Jain Temples. An enormous basement of this temple covers 48,000 sq. feet. There are four subsidiary shrines, twenty four pillared halls. The total number of columns is 1,444, all of which are intricately carved, no two being alike. The Ranakpur Jain Temples were built during the 15th century.We have a break in Ranakpur before proceeding further for Udaipur. Udaipur is called the romantic city of Rajasthan. A city built around shimmering, clear, blue water lakes which reflect the green hills of the Aravali ranges.
 
Day 9 : Udaipur
Today we visit Udaipur. We start our sightseeing with the visit of Sahelion-Ki-Bari. After the visit of Garden of Maids we visit a Museum of folk art. This museum has a rich collection of Folk dresses, ornaments, puppets, masks, dolls, folk musical instruments and paintings on display. After a break we proceed to city palace, the biggest Palace in India, The museum of the palace includes the beautiful peacock mosaic and miniature wall paintings of Indian mythology. In the evening we have a Boat ride on the lake Pichola.The famous Lake Palace of Udaipur was the summer residence of the former rulers. The James bond Film Octopussy was shot here and made this palace more known in the west.
 
Day 10 : Udaipur - Pushkar
Today we leave Udaipur and drive to Pushkar. The only temple of God Brahma is in Pushkar thus making Pushkar an important pilgrimage city for Hindus. Pushkar has become famous in the world due to its Pushkar Festival which takes place in the month of November. The biggest cattle and camel markets take place here where Farmers, breeders and camel traders buy and sell. (if this tour takes place during the time of Pushkar Festival we spend 2 nights stay in Pushkar).
 
Day 11 : Pushkar - Jaipur
Today we leave the holy city of Pushkar and drive to the Pink City Jaipur. Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan and famous for its handicrafts and precious and semiprecious stones. After a break in Jaipur we visit the city palace in the afternoon which is still the formal residence of the royal family, built in a blend of the Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. In the museum of the city palace we visit the private collection of the Jaipur Mahrajas. We continue to Jantar Mantar, a stone observatory, the largest of Jai Singh's five remarkable observatories.
 
Day 12 : Jaipur
After breakfast we drive to the ancient capital of Amber, laying 11 km. away from Jaipur. Amber was the ancient capital of Kachhawaha dynasty for 6 centuries. We will ascend to the Palace Fortress on the back of an Elephant. Enroute to Amber we will visit the Hawa Mahal (Palace of the Winds), built in 1799 AD, it contains 953 small casements with each having its own balcony. The windows enabled cool air to circulate and the ladies to watch processions below without being seen.In the afternoon we have a walk through the colourful Bazaar of Jaipur and visit a factory to see the famous block printing work being done since centuries in Jaipur.In the evening we drive through the new city of Jaipur and visit "Laxmi Narayan Mandir", a Hindu temple made out of white marble. Today we have dinner with a presentation of Indian music and dance.
 
Day 13 : Jaipur - Agra
After breakfast we drive to the ancient capital of Amber, laying 11 km. away from Jaipur. Amber was the ancient capital of Kachhawaha dynasty for 6 centuries. We will ascend to the Palace Fortress on the back of an Elephant. Enroute to Amber we will visit the Hawa Mahal (Palace of the Winds), built in 1799 AD, it contains 953 small casements with each having its own balcony. The windows enabled cool air to circulate and the ladies to watch processions below without being seen.In the afternoon we have a walk through the colourful Bazaar of Jaipur and visit a factory to see the famous block printing work being done since centuries in Jaipur.In the evening we drive through the new city of Jaipur and visit "Laxmi Narayan Mandir", a Hindu temple made out of white marble. Today we have dinner with a presentation of Indian music and dance.
 
Day 14 : Agra
We start today our sightseeing by a visit to the Agra Fort, built by three of the greatest Mughal emperors. After the visit of Agra Fort we proceed to visit the most beautiful monument of India, the Taj Mahal, an enduring monument to love, with a continually fulfilling beauty. It was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan between 1631-52, as a tomb and memorial to his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal (Jewel of the Palace), who died at the age of 39 giving birth to her 14th child. We spend enough time at Taj Mahal to take this impressive memory home. After the visit of Taj Mahal we have a look at the famous fine marble inlay work which is still being done in Agra by the descendants of the families of builders and artists of the Taj Mahal.
 
Day 15 : Agra - Khajuraho
In the noon we fly from Agra to Khajuraho. Khajuraho was the capital of the Chandela dynasty. The Chandela Kings claimed descent from the moon. The temples of Khajuraho are among the finest examples of temple craftsmanship in the whole of India.The rest of the day at leisure.
 
Day 16 : Khajuraho - Varanasi
Today we visit the temple complex of east and west block to see the most beautiful temples in India. Most famous among them is the Laxmana Temple which is dedicated to god Vishnu. The presence of erotic sculptures in the Temples at Khajuraho is one of the expression among others of the celebration of all human activities displaying different aspects of Hinduism.In the evening flight to Varanasi. The rest of the day at leisure. Varanasi is without doubt India's most sacred city and thus visited by over one million people.Varanasi is also called the city of light. Buddha visited this city in 500 BC.
 
Day 17 : Varanasi
In the early morning we take a boat ride on the holy river Ganges and enjoy sunrise on the boat.Ghats(flight of steps) and the activities of pilgrims on that are the principal attraction for visitors to Varanasi. Thousands of pilgrims and devotees visit this city to make holy prayers, to meditate and to purify themselves through taking a bath in the holy river Ganges.In the noon we visit the city of Varanasi. Afternoon at leisure.

Optional: A drive can be organised to Sarnath(10 km). Sarnath is the place where Buddha delivered his first sermon at deer park.
 
Day 18 : Varanasi - Delhi
In Afternoon we fly from Varanasi to Delhi. In Delhi we have rest of the day at leisure.

Optional: Further excursion in Delhi can be organised as per the individual wishes.Rooms are available to get fresh and change before we depart for the Airport with Vianayak Holidays representative.
 
Day 19 : Delhi Dept.
Around Midnight flight to home or next destination.
 
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