Day 1 : 18th Nov (Sun): Arrival / Delhi
Late night arrival, Meeting, and assistance upon arrival as our representatives welcome you and escort you to your car.
Whilst the room keys and check-in is organized, our representative would introduce the tour to you and hand over the documents to you.
Welcome to India, or as we say ‘atithi Devo bhava’ (the guest is an incarnation of God). Thank you for giving us the opportunity to serve you!
Day 2 : 19th Nov (Mon): Delhi
Now these are 3-wheel cycles with a sofa seat at the back. The Rickshawalla (Rickshaw driver) sits on a small cushion in the front and two passengers on the sofa seat behind. This is a remarkable way to explore and picture the hustle and bustle as well as the colour of the narrow winding streets bursting with people and pavement shops selling wares of all description - including a laughing set of dentures. The ride would be accompanied by peals of laughter both from the passengers as well as the onlookers.
guided tour of New Delhi
New Delhi, India’s capital territory, is a massive metropolitan area in the country’s north. It is also a municipality and district in Delhi and serves as the seat of Government of Delhi. Here, we will be visiting many fascinating sights such as Humayun’s Tomb (1586) - a bright testament to the brilliant craftsmanship of the Mughal architect & their creativity. The Qutab Minar - 72 meters high and one of the perfect tower in the Persian world. The Iron Pillar which has survived the vagaries of weather for over 1500 years. We will continue our discoveries, with a drive through the Embassy area, the Government buildings (1921-1930) and Connaught Place, the heart, the soul, and main shopping district of the capital. We will also witness the majestic India Gate – a powerful tribute to our brave soldiers.
guided tour of Old Delhi
Old Delhi is one of the best places to observe the great colossal of cultural and social convergence of old and new. In one corner you might witness a group of oldies sharing their past experiences, sometimes laughing (perhaps over a joke on their spouses!!) - all happy within themselves. In the opposite corner, you might see a bunch of youngsters singing new and old Bollywood songs – Time somehow stands still in the streets of Old Delhi. Besides, on the tour, we will visit the Jamma Mosque (1650) and drive through the fabled area of Chandni Chowk (aptly translates to Moonlight Square) where the throngs of shoppers and vendors meet in the oldest area of Delhi. Later, we will visit the Raj Ghat and nearby ghats where the founder of the nation, Mahatma Gandhi and thereafter Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi were cremated.
Rajasthan is located on the north-western side of India, where it comprises most of the wide and inhospitable Thar Desert (also known as the "Rajasthan Desert" and "Great Indian Desert").The magical land of Rajasthan is famous for its historical sites, rich culture and festivities. Traveling to Rajasthan can be a lifetime experience for anyone. Our colorful tours of Rajasthan presents a variety of forts, palaces, wildlife safaris, desert safaris in charming sand dunes and the mouth-watering cuisines of Rajasthan. Rajasthan is the most colorful state of India and it presents a perfect combination of natural beauty, old culture, romantic sites, and chivalry. Tourism in Rajasthan plays a major role in the economy and development of Rajasthan state, therefore Rajasthan tourism is one of the major earning sources of many in this historical state.
After breakfast, we proceed on a guided tour of New Delhi
Later, we cross the city and into the walled gates of the Old City for a guided tour of Old Delhi
The highlight of this tour would be a ride on cycle rickshaws.
SUGGESTED OPTIONAL ACTIVITY (Subject to a minimum of 02 people)
- Discover the different flavors of Old Delhi through a fascinating Night Walk.
- Awaken your Inner being through yoga and meditation.
- Learn some Indian moves in a Bollywood Dance class.
Overnight at Hotel Jaypee Vasant Continental (Standard Room) (B)
Day 3 : 20th Nov (Tue): Delhi / Ajmer (Ajmer Shatabdi – 0605 / 1245 Hrs) Ajmer / Pushkar
A very small town with one major road (actually, lane). The entire town spreads around the Brahma Temple and the Lake. This is the only Brahma (Creator) temple in the world. You will get to feel and hear the different sounds coming from near and far - witness and experience the sound of bells, drums, chants, and, the smell of freshly lit incense sticks. A truly uplifting experience.
amazingly fascinating religious town
According to legend, the origin of Pushkar dates back to the time when Lord Brahma was on his way in search of a tranquil land to perform a ‘Yagna’. A lotus fell from the hand of the Lord into this valley. A lake sprang up on this spot and was dedicated to him. A Brahma temple located here, which is supposed to be the only temple dedicated to this God is a popular place of pilgrimage. It would be fascinating to walk through the maze of narrow lanes and streets.
Early morning, transfer to the train station to board your train to Ajmer.
Meeting & assistance upon arrival in Ajmer & from here we will drive to Pushkar.
Evening, we will walk through this amazingly fascinating religious town.
Overnight at Raj Resorts, Camps (Swiss Tents) (B & D)
Day 4 : 21st Nov (Wed): Pushkar
The fair is initially devoted
Their owners, dressed in colorful attires use all their persuasive skills to sell them at most competitive prices. The festival offers a perfect opportunity to the local people, especially the womenfolk purchase the most exquisite jewelry items. The garment stall selling various garments with attractive tie n dye work, patchwork and tattoo shops add to the colors of the festivals.
As the fair approaches a climax, it’s time for the merriment. The fair observes various breathtakingly competitive events including camel races, musical chairs and beauty contest. There are jugglers, fire dancers and a variety of swings that make this festival an absolutely awesome event.
Savitri Temple located on a cliff
A ropeway (cable car) to the top is planned for your excursion to the top. The outstanding view once you reach the venue is worth the visit and effort. Besides, this is a popular pilgrimage site for the travelers desiring to learn about Indian mythology which is just old as time. Here, experience the sound of bells, drums, chants, and, the smell of freshly lit incense sticks. A truly uplifting experience.
Overnight at Raj Resorts, Camps (Swiss Tents) (B, L & D)
Day 5 : 22nd Nov (Thu): Pushkar / Jaipur (150 Kms) (03 Hrs Drive)
The city of Jaipur was founded in 1727 by Jai Singh II, the Raja of Amer who ruled from 1688 to 1758.The construction of the city began in 1727 and took four years to complete the major roads, offices, and palaces. The city was divided into nine blocks, two of which contained the state buildings and palaces, with the remaining seven allotted to the public.Jaipur has many cultural sites like Jawahar Kala Kendra formed by Architect Charles Correa and Ravindra Manch. Government Central Museum hosts several arts and antiquities. There is a government museum at Hawa Mahal and an art gallery at Viratnagar. There are statues depicting Rajasthani culture around the city.
The “House” unveils the rich tradition of the Shekhawati region of Rajasthan with its long-winded courtyards, kind fountains, mirrored pools, and gardens. Moreover, the rooms are fully loaded with all the essential and modern amenities, as well as personalized service keeping in mind leisure as well as corporate travelers. Also, the timeless artifacts of the “House” take you into the era of royals; while the evenings are livened up by the customized candle light dinner setup on the rooftop (on request). The local musicians and dancers add to your colorful Rajasthan experience while you savor the delicious Rajasthani cuisines and specialty desserts.
After breakfast, we will drive to Jaipur.
Evening, we will explore the unending shopping options of Jaipur along with our Guide.
We also visit the temple of Govind Dev Ji.
SUGGESTED OPTIONAL ACTIVITY (Subject to a minimum of 02 people)
- Experience a unique timeout with Elephants on the outskirts of Jaipur.
Overnight at Shahpura House (Suite) (B)