temples and mosque. Founded by Raja Rai Singh, the
fort is distinguished by its long range of 37
pavilions, a line of balconies and aerial windows of
varying designs. Also visit Lallgarh Palace, the
museum, Bhanda Sagar Jain and Deshnoke Rat Temple.
Overnight at hotel.
Day 4: Bikaner / Khimsar
Morning, drive to Khimsar. Arrive Khimsar & check in
hotel. Afternoon sightseeing at Khimsar. Khimsar is
steeped in history. Founded 2500 years ago by the
Jain Saint Mahaveer this is the starting point of
the great Indian Desert. The founder of the castle
which was built in mid 15th century was Prince
Karamsi. Well managed Khimsar Fort provides the
visitors with all modern amenities- 50 luxuriously
furnished rooms, theme dinners, a variety of
continental and Indian meals as well as traditional
Rajasthani. Evening jeep safari to sand dunes for a
sunset view. Overnight at hotel.
Day 5: Khimsar / Jodhpur
Morning, drive to Jodhpur. On arrival check in
hotel. Afternoon city sightseeing. Jodhpur,
stronghold of the fierce Rathore clan was founded in
1459 by Prince Jodha. Visit the Mehrangarh Fort
situated on a low sandstone hill. Within the fort
visit Moti- Mahal and Phool Mahal. Also visit
Jaswant Thada, an imposing marble cenotaph built in
memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh in 1899 and the
Umaid Public Gardens. Overnight at hotel.
Day 6: Jodhpur / Kishangarh
Morning, drive to Kishangarh. via Pushkar (Ajmer).
En route visit Ajmer (Dargah Ajmer Sharif). Continue
drive on to Pushkar. Visit the holy ghats of Pushkar
and the Brahma Temple. Arrive Kishangarh & check in
hotel. The majestic fort of Kishangarh and the deep
moat surrounding it forms its backdrop while the
vast Gundalao Lake with its myriad bird life in
front. Overnight at hotel.
Day 7: Kishangarh / Kuchaman
Morning, drive to Kuchaman. Arrive Kuchaman & check
in hotel. Travel back in time whilst the trip to the
magnificent fort. The Kuchaman Fort has successive
layers of timeless history perfectly preserved
frozen in rock and time. Feel the glory of the
battles won at the main entrance to the Kuchaman
Fort, the Panch Pole. The five gates so arranged in
a series that it is impossible for enemies to enter
without being attacked from every direction.
Overlook a bustling city from 1000 feet and shop in
its fabulous Meena bazaar, the market place of
princesses and queens, which lies at the base of the
fort. Swim in the unique 200 year old underground
swimming pool with its lofty arches and galleries,
or in the two other modern pools.
Day 8: Kuchaman / JaipurMorning, drive to Jaipur. On
arrival check in hotel. Afternoon city tours of
bazaars. Overnight at hotel.
Day 9: Jaipur
Morning, excursion to Amber Fort, the ancient
capital of the state until 1728. Visit the Jagmandir
or the hall of victory glittering with mirrors, Jal
Mahal and Temple of Kali. Ascend on elephant back,
the hill on which the fort is situated. Drive past
Hawa Mahal , the palace of winds and through the
pink rose residential / business areas of Jaipur.
Back to the hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 10: Jaipur / Delhi
Morning, combined sightseeing of Old and New Delhi
visiting Qutub Minar. India Gate (war memorial),
Laxmi Narayan Temple a (modern Hindu temple), drive
past President's estate, Parliament House,
Secretariat building, Raj Ghat and Shanti van, the
cremation sites of Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal
Nehru, Jama Masjid, the Red Fort and Chandni Chowk.
Overnight at hotel.
Day 11: Delhi
After breakfast day is free for personal activities.
Transfer to the international airport for flight to