Golden Triangle and Camel Safari
Duration:06 Nights / 07 Days
Places to Visit: Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur
Day 01 / Arrival DelhiArrive Delhi, meet assist at the airport & transfer to hotel. Night stay in Delhi.
Day 02 / DelhiAfter a leisurely breakfGolden Triangle and Camel Safari ast sightseeing tour of New Delhi where ornate buildings recall the days when India was the Jewel in the crown of the British empire. Visit the 11th century Qutab Minar, India Gate and the grand government buildings, the President's House, Mahatama Gandhi Memorial, Also visit Laxmi Narayan temple popularly known as Birla Temple. Night stay in Delhi.
Day 03 / Delhi - Agra ( By train dep. 0615 arr 0815 )
Agra - Jaipur (By Raod Approx 5 Hrs) enroute visiting Fatehpur Sikri.Early morning pick up from hotel & transfer to railway station to board the superfast air-conditioned train to Agra. Breakfast in the train, Arrive Agra in approx. 02 hours & visit the magnificent Taj Mahal - one of the seveGolden Triangle and Camel Safari n wonders of the world surely the most extravagant expression of love ever created. 20,000 men laboured for over 17 years to build this memorial to Shah Jahan's beloved wife Also visit the Agra fort - the rusty and majestic red-sandstone fort of Agra stands on the banks of the river Yamuna and the construction was started by Emperor Akbar in 1566. At the Diwan-I-Am (hall of public audience), a colonnaded hall of red-sandstone with a throne alcove of inlaid marble at the back, the Emperor heard public petitions. At the Diwan-I-Khas (hall of private audience) where marble pavilions with floral inlays lend an ethereal ambience, the Emperor sat on his gem-studded Peacock Throne and met foreign ambassadors and rulers of friendly kingdoms. Drive to Jaipur enroute visiting Fatehpur Sikri-a perfectly preserved red sandstone “ghost town” which was the estranged capital of mughal emperor Akbar, built in 1569 and deserted when its water supply failed. Arrive Jaipur & transfer to Hotel .Night stay in Jaipur.
Day 04 / Jaipur- Jaisalmer (By train dep 2357 arr 1245hrs next day)After breakfast, visit the majestic Amber Fort, is one that cannot be easily described. Ride up on Elephants to the former capital of thGolden Triangle and Camel Safari e royals set against the backdrop of the wooded hills.Later visit the City Palace, Palace of Winds also known as Hawa Mahal, this elaborate building, now little more than a façade, is encrusted with delicate screens and carved balconies from which the royal ladies, confined to their quarters, could sneak views of the outside world. Past, present and future merge at Jai Singh's observatory, where time has been accurately measured since the 17th century. Evening transfer to railway station to board the air conditioned train to Jaisalmer .Overnight in air-conditioned sleepr class.
Day 05 / Jaisalmer (By Train Arr at 1245hrs )On arrival transfer to hotel. Afternoon city sight seeing tour. city sightseeing tour of Jaisalmer. Throbbing in the heart of the Thar, the burnished sandstone, is an intricately molded wonderland in place of a barren land, today stands a city of gilded magic. The origins of Jaisalmer go back to the 12th century, when Rawal Jaisal abandoned hisold fort at Ludarwa and laid the foundation of a new city. Visit the magnificient fort, the Patwon Ki Haveli ( Mansion) and Salim singh Ki Haveli, with their carved balconies and brackets which are supreme examples of the art. Night stay in Jaisalmer
Day 06 / JaisalmerMorning after breakfast visit the Gadisar lake in Jaisalmer & visit local markets. Afternoon drive from Jaisalmer to Sam sand dunes (42 Kms), Camel safari to sand dunes and watch sun set from top of Dunes. After sun set arrives at swiss tent where folk music / Dances will be performed. Dinner and overnight at the swiss tent at Sand dunes "Swiss tent does not operate from 1 Apr - 30 Sep in between we shall use hotels in jaisalmer" .
Day 07 / Jaisalmer –Jodhpur ( By road ) DepartureAfter Breakfast drive to Jodhpur & transfer to airport to board the flight for onward journey