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Arrival in Delhi and transfer to your hotel.
Breakfast at hotel. Short visit of Delhi.
Delhi is the capital of the Indian union with Old Delhi and New Delhi, joined together in only one agglomeration. Old Delhi, where you can visit: "Jama Masjid", large mosque built in the heart of the bazaar, beautiful park where Gandhi was incinerated, India gate, Humayun`s tomb. Drive to Shekhawati. Check-in to your hotel.
Breakfast at hotel. Visit of the region of Shekhawati.
The Shekhawati area of the Rajasthan is the called the "Open Art Gallery of Rajasthan". It is in these small towns encircled by the sand dunes that one finds the havelis, houses of the rich merchants who lived formerly from caravan trade between India and Pakistan, small palaces with the walls decorated with painted frescos. The most known agglomerations are: Mandawa, Dundlod, Jhunjhunu, Fatehpur, Nawalgarh and Mahensar.
Departure by the road for Kuchaman. You will cross typical rajasthani villages. Arrival and check-in at Kuchaman Palace, splendid fort with recently restored buildings. You will be able to admire the murals, old Chinese paintings and the mirrors which decorate the ceilings, Sunehri Burj, living room decorated with the gold leaf and other wonders which mask this fort. You will be able also to walk in this village still preserved and to see the potters and various craftsmen at their work.
Dinner and overnight at Fort Kuchaman.
Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Jodhpur. Check-in to hotel. Visit of Jodhpur.
The "blue city" is dominated by the Mehrangarh Fort, "Fort of Majesty" with the harem, the sumptuous reception hall, the room of the cradles, curious small palace of mirrors, engraved silver howdah". In the bazaar around Clock Tower, visible from a distance, craftsmen and merchants are busy in their profession. The shops of this market overflow with fabrics, saris, spices, grains, fruits and vegetables. The Umaid Bhawan, a deluxe hotel on a nearby hillock, a little away from the city, is extraordinary and a colossal building of "Art Déco"architecture.
Overnight at your hotel.
Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Udaipur via Ranakpur.
Visit the jain temple of Adinath Located at the foot of the Aravalli Mountains, it is an animated Jain site of a great religious importance. It represents remarkable enthusiasm for the complexity of the architecture of its temples along with the carved decorations of an exceptional quality. The Temple of Adinath, vast sanctuary, is a forest of domes and shikaras and a true labyrinth of halls and courtyards with its 420 pillars covered with marvelous motives finely engraved in the white marble.
Continuation to Udaipur. Check-in to hotel. Dinner and overnight in hotel.
Breakfast at hotel.
Visit of Udaipur. White city, called "the Pearl of the Rajasthan", Udaipur is gifted with three romantic lakes. Its City Palace, built on a hill dominating the Lake Pichola is the largest and most sumptuous of Rajasthan, immense maze of halls, rooms decorated with mirrors, terraces and interior courtyards. The art gallery of the palace has one of the richest collections of miniature paintings of India. In the old city, one can visit the ghats and the Jagdish temple and on a hill, the beautiful garden called Sahelion Ki Bari.
Overnight at hotel
Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Bundi. Check-in to hotel.
Visit Bundi. The old city of Bundi, preserved exceptionally well, offers an authentic charm with the medieval perfume. Very animated city located at the foot of a fortress and a princely palace, Chattar Mahal. This palace is remarkable for its marvelous mural frescos of the XVIIIth century, the only one of its kind in Rajasthan. In Chitra Shala, open house on a courtyard surrounded by galleries, these murals whose green-turquoise colours are a great pleasure to see, recall, the style which made the school of the miniaturists of Bundi very famous.
The bazaar of Bundi is a wonder of life, picturesque and authentic and is worth a visit. Overnight at hotel.
Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Jaipur. Check-in to hotel.
Visit of Jaipur. "Pink City", built in XVIII th century, Jaipur is one of the most colourful cities and most picturesque of all India with: the "City Palace", palace of a famous Maharaja, for its weapons and its beautiful collection of costumes, "Jantar Mantar", astonishing observatory built by a prince who was passionate about astronomy, "Hawa Mahal", palace of the winds, undoubtedly the most known monument of Jaipur, architectural imagination, immense frontage pink baroque of sandstone and very animated bazaars.
Dinner and overnight in hotel.
Breakfast at hotel. Excursion to Amber Fort. Ride to fort on elephant back.
The majestic Fort of Amber, the capital of the old Rajput empire, is located at 8 km from Jaipur. One goes up to the top of its ramparts on back of an elephant. The rooms of the palace and a small temple dedicated to the Kali goddess are located around a charming Mughal garden. Return to the city and continue the visit of Jaipur. Overnight at hotel.
Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Agra via Fatehpur Sikri.
Visit the phantom city of Fatehpur Sikri. A Place which is remarkable from the artistic and architectural point of view, Fatehpur Sikri is the old capital of the emperor Akbar, built in 1571. The imperial city contains pink sandstone buildings with the most varied architectural forms: palaces, houses, courtyards and basins, mosques, caravan serai.
Continue to Agra. Check-in to hotel. Overnight in hotel.
Breakfast at hotel. Visit of Agra.
Agra is one of the most important places of Mughal art and architecture . "Taj Mahal", luminous white marble mausoleum encrusted with semi-precious stones, built by the emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal and considered as the eighth wonder of the world, and the most famous monument of all India, the Red Fort whose high pink sandstone walls dominate the Yamuna river which marks the birth of the imperial mughal style and the mausoleum "Itimad-Ud-Daulah", set up by the poetess wife of Jahangir , is remarkable for its ornamentation.
Drive to Delhi. Farewell dinner with tandoori specialities and cocktail. Transfer to international airport.(Important note: The Taj Mahal is closed on Fridays)