The romance of the desert - India

The romance of the desert - India
Wed, 07-Okt-17: Arrive in Delhi
 
Arriving in the bustling capital of India - Delhi, and - the adventure begins with a traditional Indian welcome on our magnificent journey. We continue to Old Delhi - go past the Red Fort, visit Jama Masjid, the memorial of Gandhi, Ashoka Pillar, and 1.5 kilometers long Chandni Chok bazaar.
 
In the afternoon, we continue with sightseeing tour of New Delhi where ornate buildings recall the days when India was the jewel in the crown of the British Empire. Traveling on Rajput, the main avenue for exploring the Houses of Parliament, the Presidency and India Gate (War Memorial). Visit the Humayun's Tomb and Qutub Minar, built by Qutub-ud-Din Ahlbeck in 1199 of sandstone and marble. Overnight at hotel
 
Sun, 08-Okt-17: Delhi - Mandava (road 260 Km / 07 hours)
 
After breakfast - go to Mandava after arrival - accommodation at the hotel. Later - sightseeng. Mandava founded in 1755 by Thakur Nabal Singh here can still see beautiful murals in Haveli and estates. The city is known as the Art Gallery of Rajasthan under the open sky. Mandava fortress is one of the most beautiful in Rajasthan, is now a hotel and houses a huge collection of weapons, costumes, instruments from 1820, numismatic collection and other interesting things from a ancient era. Palace is a social and cultural significance of this area in the past.
 
Later visit the various attractions nearby - painted room Jhunjhanu, Haveli Chokhani Double, fort Mukundgarh with painted Haveli. Overnight at hotel
 
Mon, 09-Okt-17: Mandava - Bikaner (by road 185 km / 04 hours)
 
In the morning we head towards Bikaner - after arrival - accommodation at the hotel. The city is named after its founder - Rao Bikaji, 1488. Long before then, however, there has been a trading venue in the way of the caravans between Africa and West Asia. It is known for its ruffled dunes and the sun. The city is situated on a hill, surrounded by a 7 km long wall with five doors. This city is protected by high walls and fort from the 16th century, which houses the old palaces, temples and mosques. Built by Maharaja Rai Singh, the fort has 37 pavilions lovely balconies and a system of grids to cool the air with wonderful windows. The area has been the subject of enmity between multiple warlike clans Bikaner is famous for the best riding camels in the world.
 
The tour begins with a visit to Fort Junagarh, built in 1593 by Maharaja Rai Singh. It is believed that crocodiles have been bred in the moat,  fort. The construction is a perfect blend of Mughal and Rajput Gujarati architectural styles. The picturesque courtyards decorate extra fort and inspiring architecture. Some of the attractions inside the fort are Anup Mahal, Chandra Mahal, Hawa Mahal, Dungar Mahal, Diwan-E-Khas Mahal and Ganga kennel for camels, Ganga Golden Jublie Museum. Overnight at hotel
 
Tue, 10-Okt-17: Bikaner - Jaisalmer (by road 335 km / 07 hours)
 
Depart from Bikaner to Jaisalmer - famous for her golden beauty, built of yellow sandstone. Pulsating heart of the Thar, in the midst of the dunes, a city of wonders in the barren desert, now rises this golden magic. He is known for stoun streets, dotted with palaces, forts, temples and havelis. Each house is decorated with elegant carved filigree decorations.
 
In the evening enjoy a stroll with camel safari on sand dunes. Overnight at hotel
 
Wed, 11-Okt-17: Jaisalmer - Jodhpur (by road 290 km / 06 hours)
 
Morning - visit the highlights of Jaisalmer, this is the fort, Patwon Ki Haveli (mansion) - one of the finest buildings in the walled city, an example of an architectural style typical of erstwhile Rajputana. This is a five storey building, vast corridors and rooms hinge on elaborately carved columns and Salim Singh Ki Haveli, distinguished by his son cupol roof, this exclusive mansion yellow stone is completely covered with intricate carvings and has spectacular rooftop terrace, Fort Palace museum, Jain temple.
 
Later travel to Jodhpur, upon arrival accommodation in the hotel imperial city - sun Jodhpur echoes with tales of antiquity in the silence of the desert. Founded in 1459 from Rao Jodha, the city was once known as Marwar or "Land of death." Overnight at hotel
 
Thu, 12 Okt-17: Jodhpur - Udaipur (by road 260 km / 05 hours)
 
This morning we visit the most famous places in Jodhpur as Mehrangarh Fort, situated on a low sandy hill, it is the most impressive fort in Rajasthan. A 5 km long city wall, perched on a 125 m high rock in the middle of town, has four doors, which can be reached by a winding road, Moti Mahal, Phool Mahal. We will also visit Jaswant Thada-royal monuments in white marble, built in 1899, memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II, here are the portraits of various kings who ruled Jodhpur in the past, and Umaid Bhawan - public gardens. Later - travel to Udaipur, the city was built in 1559 by Maharaja Udai Singh and has been described as the most romantic place of India Cl. James Todd. After arriving at the hotel and accommodation, leisure time activities as desired. Overnight at hotel
 
five 13-Okt-17: In Udaipur
 
This morning after breakfast -sightseing of Udaipur visiting the City Palace Museum- majestic architectural marvel towering over the lake on the top. Surraunded of jagged walls, the palace is a collection of courtyards, pavilions, terraces - corridors, rooms and hanging gardens, Jagdish Temple- built in 1651 by Maharana Jagat Singh, it is the largest and most beautiful temple, Sahelion Ki Bari (resort of maharanis and their girlfriends and garden honored) - This small ornamental garden is known by that name, since there are ladies came for a stroll. The garden has many fountains in four delightful water mirrors painted kiosks and marble elephants. Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir (Folk Art Museum) - collection shown by this Indian museum of local arts includes folk costumes, puppets, masks, musical instruments, figures of deities and paintings and Pratap Memorial.
 
Tonight - a boat ride on Lake Pichola.
 
Overnight at hotel
 
Sat, 14 Okt-17: Udaipur - Pushkar (by road: 300 km / 06 hours)
 
The morning after breakfast go to Pushkar, it is one of the oldest existing today cities of India there are many temples, the most famous of them is the temple of Brahma in the sacred lake of Pushkar, it is believed that it was created by God himself Brahma. This place is so sacred to Hindus as Varanasi. The only temple in the country, which is dedicated to Brahma. It is characterized by his red tower and above the front door is the goose - the vehicle - a symbol of Brahma, which is said to have personally chosen Pushkar as it's site.
 
Most of the temples are not very old, because many temples were destroyed during the Muslim conquests in the field. Subsequently destroyed temples were rebuilt.
 
Overnight at hotel
 
 
 
Sun, 15-Okt-17: Pushkar - Jaipur (by road: 150 km / 03 hours)
 
In the morning after breakfast, we continue to Jaipur, upon arrival accommodation at the hotel. Visit the shop and jewelery shop, workshop and printing of textiles made of cotton, with an option to order Indian clothes.
 
Mon, 16 Okt-17: In Jaipur
 
In the morning we move back in time, climbing on richly decorated elephants to the fort Amber Fort, a magnificent example of Rajasthani architecture with complex of palaces, temples and ornate homes.
 
Afternoon tour of Jaipur will take us past the Hawa Mahal or "Palace of Winds", continue with the City Palace, with its latticed balconies, small windows, domes, courtyards and arched entrances. We will visit the ancient Observatory (Jantar Mantar) and finally - Temple Birla.
 
Overnight at hotel
 
Tue, 17-Okt-17: Jaipur-Agra Fatehpur Sikri  (by road 235 km / 05 hours)
 
Later travel to Agra, on the way visiting dating from the 16th century deserted city of Emperor Akbar -Fatehpur Sikri. This ghost town is very well preserved and offers a perfect fusion of Muslim, Hindu and Jain architecture. Sculpted columns are mute testimony to this beautiful experience to unite Hindus and Muslims.
 
After arrival - accommodation in hotel rest of the day is for rest. Option - visiting the theater in which music and dance recreate the history of the construction of the Taj Mahal - "Taj Mahal - one Love Story" - price 20 Euros
 
 
Overnight at hotel
 
Wed, 18-Okt-17: Agra - Delhi / (road: 204 km / 04 hours)
 
Early in the morning we will enjoy a visit at the dawn of the majestic Taj Mahal, known as the most lavish of the wonders of the world, and will observe its transformation under the rays of the rising sun. We return to the hotel for breakfast.
 
Later explore Agra Fort- built in the 16th century, with its battlements, living rooms, gardens and slicked audience. This fortress of red sandstone is surraunded of 2.5-km long wall, the imperial city of the Mughal rulers.
 
We continue our journey to Delhi. Later, after dinner, transfer to the international airport for your flight home.
 
End of the tour and our services

Price sheet

 

Provided hotels

 

City

Hotel

Rooms Category

Nights

Delhi

Crowne Plaza hotel or similar

Standard

01

Mandava

Alsisar Mahal or similar

Standard

01

Bikaner

Heritage Resort or similar

Standard

01

Jaisalmer

WH Mandir or similar

Deluxe

01

Jodhpur

WH Bal Samand Palace or similar

Garden

01

Udaipur

The Amargarh or similar - Option- 01

The Oberoi Udaivilas - Option- 02

Deluxe

Superior

02

Pushkar

Bhanwar Singh Palace or similar

Royal

01

Jaipur

Ramada Hotel or similar

Deluxe

02

Agra

Double Tree by Hilton or similar

Standard

01

 

 

Option 01: For accommodation in The Amargarh 4 * hotel in Udaipur

 

No of Pax

Price hotels De Lux 4*

08-14  pax, double/twin room

US$ 1,983 per person

15-19 pax, double/twin room

US$ 1,859 per person

Single room supplement

US$ 564

 

Option 02: For accommodation in Oberoi Udaivilas 5hotel in Udaipur

 

No of Pax

Price hotels De Lux 4* and Superior

08-14  pax, double/twin room

US$ 3,745 per person

15-19 pax, double/twin room

US$ 3,411 per person

Single room supplement

US$ 1,452 

 

 

 

Tour Price - Inclusions & Exclusions:

Price Includes:

  • 11 night’s accommodation on twin sharing at the hotels mentioned above or similar as per the itinerary.
  • Daily buffet breakfast at all places in the hotels
  • Other meals (dinner) will be served at the hotel / local restaurants.
  • Entrance fees included at all monuments (one time only) as per the itinerary

-       Delhi:Qutub Minar + Red Fort

-       Mandawa:Gold Painted Room Jhunjhanu + Chokhani Double Haveli

-       Bikaner:Junagarh Fort + Camel Breeding Farm + Ganga Golden Jublie        Museum

-       Jaisalmer:Fort Palace Museum + Jain Temple + Pathwa Haveli Private

-       Jodhpur:Mehrangarh Fort + Jaswant Thada + Umaid Bhawan Gardens

-       Udaipur:City Palace + Shayeliyo ki Bari + Lok Kala Mandir

-       Jaipur:Amber Fort + City Palace + Observatory (Jantar Mantar)

-       Agra:Taj Mahal + Agra Fort + Fatehpur Sikri

  • 01 Camel ride at Sam Sand dunes in Jaisalmer.
  • 01 Common boat cruise on the Lake Pichola in Udaipur.
  • 01 Elephant ride to ascend at Amber Fort in Jaipur (subject to availability)
  • 01 Battery bus transfer from the nearest parking of Fatehpur Sikri in Agra.
  • 01 Battery bus transfer from the nearest parking of Taj Mahal in Agra.
  • Services of an English speaking local guide shall be provided during sightseeing & excursion tours as per the itinerary (Day 1 to Day 11).
  • Special welcome at the airport on arrival with garlanding.
  • 02 bottle of Mineral water will be provided everyday during sightseeing tour per person per day.
  • RDI representative for assistance on all arrival and departure transfers.
  • All transfers, excursions and sightseeing tours will be by air-conditioned transportation. The vehicle used under each pax bracket will be as follows:

-       08-09 Paying Pax: 01 Air-conditioned Tempo Traveller with 09 seats

-       10-14 Paying Pax: 01 Air-conditioned Mini Coach with 18 seats

-       15-19 Paying Pax: 01 Air-conditioned Mini Coach with 27 seats

  • Road taxes, parking fee, fuel charges and interstate taxes.
  • All currently applicable taxes, including Government service tax.

 

Price Excludes:

  • Expenses of personal nature like tipping, laundry, telephone/fax calls, alcoholic/non- alcoholic beverages, camera/video camera fee at monuments, medical expenses, airport departure tax, any insurance etc.
  • Porterage at all hotels / Houseboats, railway station & airports.
  • Any meals other than the mentioned.
  • Any other services not mentioned in the inclusions.
  • Our Cost is not valid for any period other than mentioned above.

 

Special Notes:

  • Hotel Check-In / Check-out time 1400 hrs (Noon)
  • Taj Mahal remains closed on Fridays.
  • Tipping for Guide; Driver & Helper US$ 5 per person per day (Adult & Child)
  • Prices are subject to change with any increase in the cost.
  • Rates include only those items specified in your itinerary.
  • Kindly note that Government of Rajasthan has banned Elephant Ride for Peak Summer months to prevent the animals from the impact of high Temperature. Hence, there is no guarantee of getting Elephant Ride during your travel. However we will provide Jeeps alternatively to ascend Amber Fort, Jaipur.
  • Please note, the names of hotels mentioned above only indicate that our rates have been based on usage of these hotels. It is not to be construed that accommodation is confirmed at these hotels until and unless we convey the confirmations to you on receipt of your acceptance. However in the event of any of the above mentioned hotels not becoming available at the time of initiating the reservations, we shall book alternate accommodation at a similar or next best available hotel and shall pass on the difference of rates (supplement/reduction whatever applicable) to you.
  • In case on any currency fluctuations or amendment in local Government taxes, or any fuel hike, we reserve the right to adjust the tour price accordingly.

 

Extra Tipping Guideline (Non Compulsory) for Restaurants, Hotels & Potters:

 

Hotel Potters Tips 

US$ 01 per person

Hotel Restaurants Tips

US$ 01 per person  

Local Restaurants Tips

US$ 01 per person 

Airport potters

US$ 01 per person

Elephant Ride Tips 

US$ 01 Per person    

Camel Ride Tips 

US$ 01 Per person    

Boat Ride Tips 

US$ 01 Per person    

 

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Deposit of 50% must be received by 1-th August 2017. Outstanding payment must be received by 1-th September 2017.

 

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