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Rajasthan offers a great variety of vibrant culture: folk dances, local cuisines, nature and majestic forts. Deserts, mountains, romantic cities and... surprise! - desert jewel, green emerald - Mount Abu, makes it one of India's most exotic destinations.
Welcome to India! Transfer to hotel and rest. Later take a short tour for easy adaptation. Visit Qutub Minar located in Mehrauli, where the history of Delhi began. Learn Indian cuisine essentials at local vegetable market. In the evening visit local temple for magical evening ceremony dedicated to goddess Kali. Discover how this powerful goddess encompasses all opposites: life & death, motherliness & destruction, beauty & ugliness and illuminates believers with divine light.
Delhi – Agra.
In 4 hrs you will reach Agra, the capital of Mughal Empire in 16th and 17th centuries. Explore impressive Agra Fort and Mausoleum of Itimad Ud Daulah. In the evening visit the world famous Taj Mahal, which is perfectly proportioned and distinctively feminine. Dazzling white during the day, the monument's marble exterior reflects rose and golden tints at sunrise and sunset.
Agra - Jaipur.
5 hrs drive to the vibrant capital of Rajasthan known as the "Pink City" - Jaipur. The road will not seem long as your experienced driver will stop at 9th century village Abhaneri. There you will see one of the deepests and largests stepwells in India, a unique invention of Abhaneri people for harvesting rainwater. Later reach one of the hidden jewels of Jaipur, pre-historic Hindu pilgrimage site, Galtaji Monkey temple, which is famous for tribes of monkeys that dwell there.
Enjoy elephant ride to Amer Fort. Admire magnificent interiors decorated with exquisite wall paintings, as well as intricate ivory, mirror and glass work. Later visit City Palace museum, with its splendid collections. You will also see the spectacular Palace of Winds which looks like a giant beehive. Evening is free to stroll in markets of Jaipur and experience local life.
Jaipur - Bikaner.
5hrs drive to Bikaner. See how the landscape drastically changes: green fields and meadows slowly fade into desert. Bikaner is famous for its sweets and traditional gold ornamentation "Usta". Stop at Karni Mata Temple - one of the strangest temples in the world. It is home to over 20000 rats treated as sacred, and a person is blessed if a rat accepts food from ones hands.
Bikaner - Jaisalmer
6hrs drive to the "Golden City" - Jaisalmer, founded 900 years ago as a resting point for caravans. Trade brought huge profits to the city and wealthy merchants built unique homes, known as "haveli". Jaisalmer fort is the only one living fort in India. You will have an opportunity to stay in one of havelis inside it. Later admiring gold reflections on walls, explore small lanes of the old city.
Jaisalmer - Desert Thar
Outside the fort is the Great Thar Desert stretching almost 45 million hectares. Here you will enjoy a romantic camel ride and see authentic village life with its folklore. You will spend the night in the desert, just like caravans did a few hundred years ago. Desert has not changed since then: sounds, colors, and wind-blown sands are all the same. Enjoy dunes, starry desert sky and traditional music of Rajasthan. Spend the night in comfortably furnished tents.
Desert Thar - Jodhpur
5hrs drive to Jodhpur, known as the "Blue City" because of brahmin houses painted in blue. Witness the beauty of blue and admire the transparent white of Jaswant Thada marble. Continue to Umaid Bhavan Palace, which has a great collection of weapons, antique watches and aircrafts, and later visit the spectacular Mehrangarh Fort.
Jodhpur - Udaipur
5hrs drive to Udaipur stopping at Ranakpur, a holy place to one of the oldest religions in India - Jainism. The site of Jain temples is located among the lush green forests and is visited not only by pilgrims, but also by flocks of langur monkeys. In the evening reach the "Venice of the East", and enjoy a boat ride on Pichola lake, admiring hills that surround Udaipur.
Full day to explore the "Romantic City" - Udaipur. It is known not only for holidaying honeymoon couples, maharajas luxuries and peaceful Pichola lake, but also for delicious coffee places and croissants found in small streets that remind us of home. In Lake Palace was filmed one of James Bond movie's: "Octopussy". Visit Lake Palace and Jagdish temple.
Udaipur - Mount Abu
Rajasthan, a land of deserts has its jewel - green emerald surrounded by waterfalls, palm trees and lakes called Mount Abu. In 3hrs drive you will be captured by Mount Abu's spirituality. Marvel at Jain temple complex - Dilwara with perfect carvings on walls and ceiling. Later visit spiritual headquarters of Brahma Kumaris. Enjoy sunset on hill, looking upon valley bedding into dusk.
Mount Abu - Delhi
Morning picturesque trek through jungle exploring marvelous caves. Later visit Gaumukh temple, where ancient sages and saints were once meditating. It is situated in a wild valley surrounded by jungles and is hard to reach: you will need to be able to climb up over 700 steps! In the evening discover India like Mahatma Gandhi did once - board an overnight train to Delhi. Conversations with fellow passengers will reveal the greatest charm of India, its people. Overnight on train.
Enjoy a full-day sightseeing tour of Old and New Delhi. Stop near Jama Masjid and take a rickshaw ride in Chandni Chowk market. Drive past India Gate and President's House. Later stop at Dilli Haat - a treasure house of Indian culture, handicrafts and ethnic cuisine. It is a traditional village market, that transports you to the magical world of Indian art and heritage.
Transfer to Delhi airport to board flight home with great memories.
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