One of the most exciting Off-Road tours to be ever designed. Takes off from
the Castles/ Forts of Shekavati with Camel / Horse Safari in the Sand dunes
of Shekavati visit to the city of Palaces at Jaipur onward to Pushkar the
only place which has a temple of Brahma the creator as per Hindu mythology.
Onward to Ranthambor Tiger Reserve proceeding to Palpur another sanctuary of
which little is known as yet. Visit the tribal village in the evening see
the authentic tribal dance with torches and bows and arrows. Proceed to
Pahargarh fort for another evening of village folklore and next day take a
camel safari to the Caves of pre historic man see the paintings on rock
surface made by him.
On our way back we take a halt at Agra to
visit one of the Seven Wonders of the World that is Taj Mahal a monument of
love of an emperor to his Queen and the Red Fort where his son who usurped
the throne imprisoned him. Detailed ItineraryDay
Arrival Delhi in the morning. "Namaste" a warm
welcome to India, a sincere greeting with a bow and folded hands. Transfer
to a 5-star hotel in New Delhi. After a short break we embark on our first
journey to discover India. Our introduction to India will be by a "
Rickshaw" ride a mode of transport used in small towns and in Old
We head for a guided city tour to the most interesting sights
of the city that is the Red Fort a fort made of red sand stone which once
housed the world famous PEACOCK throne and the Jama Masjid mosque. Welcome
Dinner at the old Hauz Khas village complex overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 2 Mandawa
Today we leave for our camp in the
desert at Mandawa the centre of Shekhawati culture. The Shekhawati region's
famous for its wall frescos the world over. Afternoon at Leisure to explore
Mandawa and its Havelies ( Mansions of mercchants ). In the evening we leave
for the castle for a traditional Dinner served in the manner which was done
for the visiting Maharajas of past. Overnight at the camp. Day
After breakfast we take a camel safari into the desert.
Lunch on the sand dunes in the evening return to the camp. Dinner at the
camp. Overnight at the camp. Day 4 Pushkar
Pushkar one of the most sacred city of the Hindus built around a lake. The
lake it is believed was made by Lord Brahma the creator. It is the only
place where a temple of Lord Brahma exists. It is also the site for the
biggest camel fare in the world. Which is held in the month of November.
Day 5 Jaipur
We leave for the pink city of Jaipur arriving for
lunch. After lunch day at leisure to explore the streets and bazars of
Jaipur. Overnight at hotel. Day 6 Amer
Next day we
visit the city palace, the palace of winds and then proceed to Amer fort the
ancient capital of Jaipur built in the 16th century by Raja Man Singh in red
sandstone and marble. It has some very intersting apartments like the Sheesh
Mahal the glass canopy apartments and Jai Mandir, Sukh Niwas Baodi etc.
The highlight of this trip is the elephant ride up the ramparts of the
fort just like the maharajas did. After this we visit the Jaigarh fort the
armoury of the erstwhile state which houses the biggest cannon on wheels in
the world. Overnight at hotel. Day 7 Ranthambhore
Drive to Ranthambhore the finest national park of India arriving in the
hotel in afternoon. Evening visit the old fort which overlooks the national
park. Overnight hotel. Day 8 Palpur
visit the park after breakfast leave for Palpur wildlife sanctuary.
Overnight at camp/rest house. Day 9 Pahargarh
around in the sanctuary visiting a tribal village also. Evening drive to
Pahargarh fort. Overnight at the fort, the private residence of the royal
Day 10 Pahargarh
After breakfast a camel safari through
villages & jungles to see the cave paintings on the banks of Asan river
made thousands of years ago when man was still living in the caves.
Overnight at the fort. Day 11 Agra
We take the road
to Agra arriving in Agra in the afternoon.Check in to the hotel. Evening
visit the Taj Mahal. Day 12 Agra
The tour of Agra
continues. We first visit the Agra Fort a massive complex with exquisite
work on pillars and ceiling. Emperor Shajahan the builder of Taj was held
captive here by his son Emperor Aurangzeb who usurped the throne. It was
from here that Emperor Shahjahn would view the Taj. From there we proceed to
the famous Sikandra the mouselum built for the greatest Emperor of the
Mughal dynasty Akbar the Great. And drive on to Delhi arriving late in the
evening overnight hotel. Day 13 Delhi
till its time to leave for the airport.