DAY 01 : ARRIVAL AT LEH:
Arrive at early morning at Leh airport and get transferred directly to your Leh based accommodation. After check-in spend a full day taking rest and adapting to the high altitude of Ladakh. Enjoy the surrounding mountain views and walk in the local gardens before dinner and overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 02 : LEH – PATHER SAHIB – SANGHAM – LEH:
Wake up early and visit the popular ‘Hall of Fame’ war museum to learn about local history and pay respects to the Indian army. Then visit the Sikh temple known as ‘Pathar Sahib’ Later arrive at the Sangham. Take time to look at the colorful intersection of the Zangskar and Indus rivers. Overnight stay in Leh.
DAY 03 : LEH - NUBRA (One way – 140 Kms, Around 5 hours travelling time per way)
After breakfast and depart from Leh and head towards ‘Nubra Valley’ - popularly known as the ‘valley of flowers’ because of the variety of wildflowers and medicinal plants grown all over the local area, the journey between Leh and Nubra takes you over ‘Khardong-la-pass’ which is the world’s highest motor-able road (located 18390 feet above sea level)! The journey to Nubra is a half-day drive of breathtaking landscapes and spectacular scenery and the experience is sure to be once-in-a-lifetime and truly unforgettable. Those who wish to enjoy an optional camel safari on Nubras resident double humped camels can climb aboard a double-humped camel in Hunder for a ride around the cold desert sand dunes. Arrive to Nubra Valley accommodation in time for dinner and overnight stay.
DAY 04: NUBRA – TURTUK – NUBRA
It is a border village that was recaptured by the Indian Army in 1971. Locals have relatives across the border (Line of Control) and depend mainly on farming of vegetables, apricot besides providing mules and porters. Those who wish to enjoy an optional camel safari on Nubras resident double humped camels can climb aboard a double-humped camel in Hunder for a ride around the cold desert sand dunes. Optional - ATV Ride in Nubra. A full day rough excursion evening back to Nubra Valley. Overnight Stay at the Nubra based Accommodation.
DAY 05: NUBRA – PANGONG LAKE (One way – 165 Kms, Around 6.30 hours )
Drive to the magnificent Pangong Lake. The appearance of the water is said to change colour at every angle of the sun - which makes for some amazing photographs so don’t forget your camera (and spare batteries!) Overnight stay in Pangong.
DAY 06 : PANGONG LAKE – THIKSEY – SHEY - LEH (One way – 140 Kms, Around 5 hours )
Watch the sunrise view of beautiful Pangong Lake before making your way back to Leh via Thiksey monastery. Commonly referred to as ‘Little Lhasa’, Thiksey has become a popular tourist destination because of its architectural resemblance to the ‘Potala Palace’ in Lhasa, Tibet. Finish the afternoon with a short drive to the Shey Monastery and Palace - both built in 1655 as summer retreat spaces for the reigning King. Proceed to the magnificent Japanese built Shanti Stupa, where you can watch the sun set and the lights emerge over Leh town. Later explore the magnificent Leh market. Overnight stay in Leh Based Accommodation.
DAY 07 : DEPARTURE:
Today transfer directly to the airport in time.
DAY 01: CHANDIGARH - SHIMLA (120 kms – 3 hrs):
On arrival at Chandigarh get transferred to Shimla by road via Tibertrail, and Solan. The journey is filled with a beautiful backdrop that has some of the most mesmerizing spots and scenery you will witness. Check into the hotel. In the evening you can visit Shimla Mall. You can also purchase some souvenirs from the market. Overnight stay at Shimla.
DAY 02: SHIMLA – KUFRI – SHIMLA:
Have your breakfast, step out to visit the popular Kufri valley and its lush greenery backdrop. Watch The Indian Institute of Advanced Studies, an architectural marvel. Also, you mustn't miss the famous temples of the region- Jakhu Temple. Today you can stroll at the popular, The Mall. You can also purchase some souvenirs from the market at the Lower Bazaar and The Ridge. Later back to hotel for overnight stay.
DAY 03: SHIMLA - MANALI (280 kms 8 hrs):
Check out from hotel and head for Manali. On the way, you can enjoy the scenic landscape, magnificent hills, clouds waving at you happily. On the way take a small halt at Kullu. Reach the hotel in the evening and enjoy a cozy overnight stay.
DAY 04: MANALI:
Wake up to beauty and nature and have a scrumptious breakfast. Then drive to Solang Valley. Enjoy spectacular views, snow-capped mountains, and adventure sports. You can go ski lift on the fine ski slopes. Further ahead visit to Atal Tunnel. Return to hotel after sightseeing for an overnight stay.
Note: Visit to Rohtang will be extra, if it remains open.
DAY 05: MANALI:
Get ready for tour to Old Manali, Van Vihar and the main bazaar. Also visit nearby attractions which include Club House, Hadimba Devi Temple and and Mall Road at Manali. Have a nice sleep at the hotel.
DAY 06: MANALI - CHANDIGARH (320 Kms/ 8 Hours):
Get transferred to Chandigarh, where you check-into hotel on arrival. The remaining day is at your leisure or visit to Sukhna lake, Rock Garden (depending upon time availability). Enjoy an overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 07: CHANDIGARH DEPARTURE:
After Breakfast and check out from the hotel. Later transfer to Chandigarh airport to catch the flight back to your destination
DAY 01 : AHMEDABAD TO BHUJ (425 KMS / 08 HRS )
Arrive at Ahmedabad. Drive to Bhuj. It is the major town of Kutch, is an old city established in 1510. With its surrounding wall, the atmospheric bazaar area, crenelated gateways, old palaces and striking temples the town still retains a medieval character. Every Nov/Feb it hosts the annual Rann Utsav festival. On arrival check into hotel. Overnight at hotel
DAY 02 – IN BHUJ
Today after breakfast proceed for day excursion to Banni villages. (North Bhuj). Amidst the Desert land of infinite dimensions, are suspended, quaint little villages. These are the last villages on the India-Pakistan border. Ludia Village is comprised of several hamlets belonging to the Meghwal & Samma Communities. White Rann: the spectacular sight of boundless white desert is the stunning creation of nature, unique to this world. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 03 : BHUJ TO JAMNAGAR (340 KMS / 07 HRS )
After breakfast drive to Jamnagar. Arrive Jamnagar and transfer to your hotel. Jamnagar or the city of Jams was one of the most important princely states of Saurashtra. Jamnagar itself is a centre for the brass industry, bandhani fabrics and zari work. The Pratap Vilas Palace in a renaissance style, the 16th century Darbargarh Palace with a festival of stone sculptures, the impressive Willingdon Crescent, the museum at Lakota Island Palace of Jamsarovar Lake and statues of famous cricketor Ranjit Sinhji. Visit Maqbaras, the colorful sculpture of Sonapuri and the Jain temples in the city centre. Later Visit Bala Hanuman Temple. Overnight at hotel
DAY 04: JAMNAGAR TO DWARKA (145 KMS / 03 HRS )
After breakfast drive to Dwarka. The small coastal town of Dwarka is one of the four most holy Hindu pilgrimage sites in India. It is here that Krishna founded his capital after leaving Mathura. The must visit Dwarkadhish Temple is the main crowd drawer here. Later visit Bet Dwarka, Nageshwar Temple, Rukmani Temple and Gomati Talav. Then visit Gomati Village, Gomati Talav and Gomati Mandir. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 05: DWARKA TO SOMNATH (250 KMS / 05 HRS)
Early morning visits the Dwarkadhish Temple for Aarti. After breakfast drive to Somnath visiting Porbandar enroute. Porbandar is associated with Mahatma Gandhi, the father of the nation as he was born here. Today, fine quality silk and cotton are manufactured here. Later visit Kirti Mandir which was the house of Mahatma Gandhi and Kasturba, his wife. Later continue to drive to Somnath and transfer to hotel.mThe legendary shore temple of Somnath is one of the twelve most sacred shrines dedicated to the Lord Shiva. The temple contains the Jyotirlinga of Lord Shiva. Later visit Bhalka Tirth. Overnight at hotel
DAY 06: SOMNATH TO DIU (100 KMS / 02 HRS )
After breakfast drive to Diu and transfer to your hotel. It is a beautiful blend of sun, sand and sea, This tiny island of breeze, beauty and serenity situated off the southern tip of the Saurashtra (Kathiawad) peninsula of Gujarat, lapped by the Arabian Sea, is a picture of calmness with superb beaches and fascinating history. Visit St. Paul’s church, St. Thomas Church Museum, Diu Fort. Walk on the Nagoa beach which is incredibly beautiful & quiet. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 07 – IN DIU
Wake up in the morning. Spend the day is at leisure. Walk on the streets of Diu and enjoy the old history of the place. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 08: DIU TO SASANGIR ( BY ROAD – 120 KMS / 02 HRS )
After breakfast drive to Sasan Gir, popularly known as Gir. It is the most famous lion sanctuary in India. This is the only place in the World outside the African continent where the lion can be seen in its natural habitat. The lion safaris are popular among tourists & jeeps are freely available for touring the forest. Though the most famous inhabitants of the park are Asiatic lions but it also provides natural habitat to lot of other species like Chital, Chinkara (Gazelle) Four-horned antelope, Leopard, Nilgai, Spotted deer, Wild boar, Wild ass, Monkeys, Parrots and Peacocks, many other birds etc. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 09: SASANGIR TO AHMEDABAD ( BY ROAD – 375 KMS / 07 HRS )
After breakfast drive to Ahmedabad. If interested, visit the Sidi Tribal villages on your way out of the Gir jungle. These tribals came to India from Africa as slaves to the emperors and made India their home. Arrive Ahmedabad and transfer to your hotel. Ahmedabad- the world heritage city is Located on the banks of the river Sabarmati. A heritage walk in the heritage city is highly recommended. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 10: AHMEDABAD
After breakfast proceed for city tour of Ahmedabad. Visit Gandhi Ashram. Must pick gifts and souvenirs from the Ashram shop. Spend a little time here by the river. Visit the Sidi Sayed Mosque, Jumma Masjid, Teen ,Hutheesingh Jain Temple, Adalaj Step, Akshardham. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 11 : DEPARTURE
Today in time transfer to Ahmedabad Airport or Railway Station for onward journey.
Mauritius, an Indian Ocean island nation, is known for its beaches, lagoons and reefs. The mountainous interior includes Black River Gorges National Park, with rainforests, waterfalls, hiking trails and wildlife like the flying fox. Capital Port Louis has sites such as the Champs de Mars horse track, Eureka plantation house and 18th-century Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Gardens.
Day 1 - Arrival at Mauritius
Arrival Day, Beach Exploration The tour starts with your arrival to Sir S. Ramgoolam International Airport, Mauritius. Be welcomed at the airport and then get escorted to your hotel. The rest of the day is left for you to relax and prepare for the heady activities in the next few days. You can explore the close-by beaches if you wish.
Day 2 - South Islands of Mauritius
Trou Aux Cerfs, Grand Bassin/Ganga Talao, Chamarel Seven Coloured Earth This day, you will proceed for a day long tour of South Islands of Mauritius. Enjoy visiting the Trou Aux Cerfs, Grand Bassin/Ganga Talao- the crater of an extinct volcano, the natural lake at the base of the volcanic crater and Chamarel Seven Coloured Earth. The colour is a result of conversion of basaltic lava to clay minerals. At an additional cost, you can also enjoy a jaunt to the waterfall.
Day 3 - North Islands of Mauritius
Port Louis, Place D’Armes, Champ de Mars Racecourse, Caudan Waterfront, La Citadel, Optional visit to Pamplemousses Garden & Grand Baie After breakfast we will proceed for a full-day tour of the North Islands. We will be visiting the capital city, Port Louis, La Citadel and also Place D’Armes to enjoy its typical French colonial buildings. For some quick adrenalin rush we would now dash for Champ de Mars Racecourse. Then there are the exotic Caudan Waterfront to stop and shop to your heart’s content. Additionally, you may visit Pamplemousses Garden, the National Botanical Garden and Grand Baie. Come back to the hotel for dinner and stay at the hotel.
Day 4 - Mauritius
Full day free to discover Mauritius at your own way. Overnight at Mauritius.
Day 5 - Ile Aux Cerfs
Ile Aux Cerfs, Water Sports, Beach After breakfast you, will leave on a jetty for a full-day venture to Ile Aux Cerfs or the Deer Island. This is an emerald green lagoon on the east coast. People from all over the world come here for its sandy beaches, stunning lagoon and a huge range of activities. You can enjoy swimming or snorkelling in the lagoon or other popular water sports (at an extra charge) like water skiing, banana boat ride, parasailing or undersea walk.
Day 6- Depart from Mauritius
Breakfast at Hotel. Its time to say final Good -buy to Mauritius.
The Maldives consists of 1,190 islands located in the Indian Ocean, southwest of India. They offer seclusion, breathtaking ocean views, and the most luxurious overwater villas in the World. Amazing scuba diving, snorkeling, and surfing help make the Maldives a unique and fantastic beach destination.
Day 1 : Arrival in Maldives
On arriving at the Male airport, meet by our local representative and transfer to your resort by speedboat/Seaplane/Domestic flight. Check-in at the resort. Thereafter, the day is free to enjoy the scenic beauty of massive lagoons sprinkled all around. You are free for leisure activities- take a dip in the blue sea waters, explore the nearby attractions, walk on the sandy beaches and so on. Overnight stay in Maldives.
Day 2 : Maldives
As the sun rises, feast on buffet breakfast. Rest day free to enjoy a lazy day around on the white sandy beaches of Maldives. Treat your eyes to the enchanting beauty spread around you. You can also visit any inhabited island to explore it or simply go on-board a cruise. These cruises range from small sailing boats and go up to ships that have as many as 75 cabins along with world-class services and amenities to boast of. Dinner and overnight stay in Maldives.
Day 3 : Maldives
Yet another day of your itinerary for Maldives commences with delectable breakfast in the hotel. Day at relax on the beach or can partake in water sports like snorkeling, scuba diving, surfing, water polo, explore the underwater coral reefs and marine life. Stay overnight in the Maldives.
Day 4 : Departure from Maldives
Post breakfast, check out from the hotel. You’ll get assisted transfers to the Maldives International Airport to catch your flight back home.
Dubai is located on the eastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula and in the southwest corner of the Arabian Gulf. To its southeast sits the Sultanate of Oman. Dubai is the second largest emirate in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), after the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, which is located to its south.
Day 1: Arrival in Dubai and Dhow Cruise with dinner
On arrival in the glistening Emirati city, you will be received by our local representative and transferred to your hotel. Post check-in relax & free for your leisure activity.
Evening with the much-acclaimed Dhow Cruise over Dubai Creek. Skim through the water inlet in a perfectly regal setting and enjoy an international buffet dinner onboard as the Arabian panorama unfolds in front of you.
With this delicious affair comes the end of day 1 in Dubai. You will be transferred to your pre booked hotel.
Day 2: Dubai Desert Safari Tour
As the sun rises, feast on buffet breakfast.
Later, prepare to leave for desert safari with some enthralling desert activities such as dune bashing and off roading. A delicious dinner coupled with an entertaining cultural performance awaits you. Post dinner, head out for your pre book hotel. Overnight stay at Dubai.
Dubai indulges in exciting activities during Dubai Desert Safari like camel riding, sand boarding, jeep racing and quad biking (charges extra).
Day 3 : Aqua venture & Lost Chambers
Yet another day of your itinerary for Dubai commences with delectable breakfast in the hotel.
This day takes you to various rides and adventures in Aquaventure Waterpark. Gaze at the marine wonders as you stroll through Lost Chambers. Return to your prebook hotel.
Day 4 : Dubai City Tour & visit Burj Khalifa
Relish mouth-watering delicacies in your buffet breakfast and embark on the Dubai city tour This half-day city tour will take you to the some of the top tourist attractions of Dubai, like Jumeirah Mosque which is famed for its impeccable architecture, Burj Al Arab, the iconic seven-star hotel.
Get your pictures clicked with the Atlantis in the backdrop. Unwind at the Jumeirah Beach & go shopping in the city’s popular shopping malls.
In the evening, visit Dubai’s impressive skyline, from Burj Khalifa’s (World’s tallest building) observation deck. Return back to your hotel.
Day 5: Dubai Departure for your onwards journey
Post breakfast, check out from the hotel. You’ll get assisted transfers to the Dubai International Airport to catch your flight back home.
DAY 01: ARRIVAL AT PORTBLAIR
Arrive at Port Blair airport and get transferred to your hotel. After freshen Up proceed to the very first beach the Corbyn’s Cove Beach for swimming and beach activity which is 10 km away from Port Blair City on the way visit science Museum, then visit cellular jail. Enjoy the Son et Lumen-ere show at Cellular Jail. Return back to your hotel , evening free for own activity. Overnight stay at hotel
DAY 02: ROSS ISLAND & CHIRIYA TAPU
After breakfast ,enjoy a day excursion to Ross Island (Ross Island, the erstwhile capital of Port Blair during the British regime) . The important ruins include a Church, Cemetery, Swimming Pool and Chief Commissioner's residence. Later on proceed for Chidiya Tapu sun set point ( 35 kms. from Port Blair ). Chidiya Tapu is the southern most tip of South Andaman. The lush green mangroves, forest cover with numerous chirping birds and the Sylvan Sands and Mundapahar beaches make it an ideal picnic site. Overnight stay at Port Blair .
DAY 03: PORTBLAIR - HAVELOCK
Proceed for Havelock Island by Speed Boat. After arrival at Havelock Island proceed to Beach No.7 this beach is called "Radhanagar Beach" and is one of the most popular beaches on Havelock and was named "Best Beach in Asia" by Time in 2004 . Return back to your hotel. . Overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 04: HAVELOCK - NEIL
Check out time of the hotel and proceed to explore Kalapathar Beach. After visit drop at Jetty to catch the boat for Neil island. Enjoy the serene beauty of the island. Overnight stay at Neil Island.
DAY 05: NEIL ISLAND – PORTBLAIR
After breakfast proceed to visit Sitapur Beach. It is one of the finest beach in this island. Next visit Lakhimpur beach and lastly visit Beautiful Bharatpur beach – the ideal place for swimming. Later drop at Jetty to catch the return boat for Port Blair. Overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 06: LOCAL SIGHTSEEING - DEPARTURE
Afetr breakfast heck out from the hotel and proceed to visit local places of interest, like Chatham Saw Mill, Samudrika, Anthropological Museum, Fisheries Museum. Transfer to airport to catch flight.
DAY 01: ARRIVAL AT GOA:
Arrive at Goa and transferred to hotel. After a brief rest, start off by visiting the near-by beaches and enjoy the sandy beaches and scenic beauty of Goa. The swaying coconut trees and laidback fishing villages will provide the perfect essence of vacation. In the evening, check out the popular pubs and clubs of Goa. Have fun dancing and enjoying the variety of music played in different clubs. Then return back to the hotel and getting a good night’s sleep.
DAY 02: NORTH GOA SIGHTSEEING:
Wake up early in the morning and head out to watch some beautiful dolphins entertaining you with their amazing somersaults on the majestic Arabian Sea. Then, return to your hotel for a healthy breakfast. Then start for North Goa sightseeing. Visit Fort Aguada ,Coco Beach, Baga Beach, Anjuna Beach and Calangute Beach. You can spend some time at the Calangute Annexe as well.
DAY 03: SOUTH GOA SIGHTSEEING:
After breakfast as you would need all your energy for this full day tour of South Goa’s famous tourist spots. We start off by visiting the Shri Shantadurga Temple in Kavlem and then the Shri Maguesh Temple in Priol. Then move on to Old Goa’s famous churches which include Basilicas of Bom Jesus and Se Cathedral. Next stop is the Dona Paula Bay and finally watch the Miramar Beach. After this fun-filled and exciting day, it’s time to return to your hotel for your overnight stay.
DAY 04: LEISURE & EXPLORE GOA AND ITS DELICACY:
Today explore Goa on your own. After indulging in some of the yummy delicacies from the breakfast buffet, you can either relax and spend your day at the hotel or you can check out the street markets and flea markets. You will definitely find some good souvenirs to take back home.
DAY 05: DEPARTURE:
After breakfast check out from hotel and transfer to airport with sweet memories.
DAY 01: ARRIVE AT SRINAGAR
Arrive at Srinagar Airport and Drive to the hotel. Spend the day touring the world famous Mughal Gardens comprising Shalimar Garden, Nishat Garden and Cheshma Shahi. Enjoy the Shikara ride late evening on Dal Lake up to 1 hour.
DAY 02: SRINAGAR – SONMARG – SRINAGAR ( 168 KMS/ 4 HRS )
In the morning drive to Sonmarg. Sonmarg means ‘meadow of gold’ has the snow-capped mountain ranges as its backdrop against the cyanic skies. Hire ponies for the trip up to Thajwas glacier, a main tourist destination during the summers. Return to Srinagar in the evening. Overnight stay at the hotel.
DAY 03: SRINAGAR – PAHALGAM ( 98 KMS / 1.5 HRS )
Today after breakfast drive to Pahalgam. It is called the Valley of Shepherds. It has Saffron fields, Avantipur ruins. Some of Bollywood’s best movies were filmed at Pahalgam. The calm and serene nature of Pahalgam is invigorating. Stay overnight at the hotel in Pahalgam. Enjoy at Betaab Valley, surrounded by fertile green plains and snow-covered mountains dotted with dense vegetation. the valley got its name after the Bollywood hit film, “Betaab”, starring Sunny Deol and Amrita Singh. Aru is popular for its picturesque meadows, scintillating mountains and quiet lakes. Overnight stay at Pahalgam.
DAY 04: PAHALGAM – GULMARG ( 152 KMS / 4.3 HRS )
Breakfast followed by a drive from Pahalgam to Gulmarg. Gulmarg or “Meadow of Flowers”. It is popular as a skiing destination during the winter season. “Gulmarg Gondola”, a high altitude cable is famous all over the world. Stay overnight at Gulmarg.
DAY 05: GULMARG – SRINAGAR ( 50 KMS / 2 HRS )
After breakfast, proceed to Srinagar. Spend the afternoon for shopping and other personal activities. Spend the evening in Shikara ride at Dal Lake. Overnight stay at the hotel.
DAY 06: DEPARTURE
On time check out from hotel and transfer to Srinagar airport.
DAY 01: ARRIVE JAIPUR:
Today arrive at Jaipur and transfer to your hotel. The capital of Rajasthan Jaipur. It is popularly known as the “Pink City” as the Pink sandstone was used to construct the buildings in the old walled city. The city was painted pink in 1853 in honour of the visit by Prince Albert. Relax for the day. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 02: JAIPUR
After breakfast proceed for full day city tour of Jaipur. Visit Amer Fort. It used to be the capital, till the capital was moved to Jaipur. An elephant [Subject to availability/alternatively by jeep] (On direct payment) will spare you the trouble of climbing up to the fortress. Once on top, walk through the wide courtyards and halls with a well informed and well-spoken guide who would narrate the tales from past. Later visit the City of Jaipur. Visit City Palace, which is an overwhelming complex of palaces, gardens and courtyards, decorative art and carved doorways. The city is a shopper’s paradise. Most of the bazaars are in an old city with a wide range of things to buy, from jewellery (precious and semi-precious stones and handcrafted silver) to textiles to handicrafts and antiques. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 03: JAIPUR – PUSHKAR ( 145 KMS / 03 HRS )
After breakfast drive to Pushkar enroute visit Ajmer. It is a major centre for Muslim pilgrims during the month of Ramzan, being home to the Dargah of Sufi saint Khwaja Moin-ud-din Chishti. Seven pilgrimages to Ajmer are supposed to equal one to Mecca. Later continue to drive to Pushkar and transfer to your hotel. Pushkar; at its heart is one of India’s most sacred lakes. Pushkar separated from Ajmer by Nag Pahar, the snake mountain. Visit Savitri Temple which is dedicated to the first wife of Lord Brahma the Savitri temple is located on the hill behind the Brahma Temple which can be reached by a flight of steps. The Brahma Temple: It is the only temple in India dedicated to Lord Brahma. The temple is marked by a red spire and over the entrance gateway us a beautiful statue carrier of Lord Brahma. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 04: PUSHKAR – JAISALMER ( 470 KMS / 09 HRS )
After breakfast drive to Jaisalmer. Arrive Jaisalmer and transfer to your hotel. Unlike any other city, this desert fortress is one of Rajasthan's most exotic and unusual towns. Jaisalmer, an important ancient trading centre, is often described as the 'golden city'. The havelis, built by merchants of the 19th century, are exquisitely carved from golden-yellow sandstone and are still in a beautiful condition. Jaisalmer is also famous for its embroidery, Rajasthani mirror work, rugs, and blankets, antiques, silver jewellery, and stonework. Do not miss a camel safari here. Overnight at Hotel
DAY 05: JAISALMER
After breakfast leave for the city tour of Jaisalmer. Visit the Gadsisar Lake. Visit the famous Havelis (mansions) known for their frescoes. The most elaborate and magnificent of all the Jaisalmer havelis is the Patwaon Ki Haveli. Salim Singh Ki Haveli and Nathmal Ki Haveli are the other two havelis that are open to visitors. Built in 1156 by the Bhatti ruler, Jaisal, THE FORT here stands atop the 80 m high Trikuta hill. There are 7 temples in the complex - Chandraprabhu, Parasnath, Shitalnath, Sambhavnath, Shantinath, Kunthunath and Rikhabdev Temple. In the evening, proceed Sam Sand dunes. Located at 42 kilometers from Jaisalmer, Sam Sand Dunes is the closest point to witness the total sandy desert. Moreover, Sam Sand Dunes also provide you with an unforgettable experience of camel rides, if you desire and a beautiful mesmerizing sunset. Overnight in hotel
DAY 06: JAISALMER – JODHPUR ( 285 KMS / 06 HRS )
After breakfast drive to Jodhpur; Arrive Jodhpur – Arrive to the Blue City – Jodhpur and transfer to your hotel. An oasis in the arid Thar Desert, Jodhpur is the second largest city in the state of Rajasthan. Visit the Meherangarh Fort, situated on a low sandstone hill. The palace apartments like Sukh Mahal, Phool Mahal, and Sheesh Mahal etc are beautifully decorated and house Jewellery, costumes, armoury, palanquins, howdahs and other remnants of the past. Also visit Sardar Bazaar and Clock Tower markets where you can see the vegetable, spice, Indian sweets, and textile and silver markets. These colourful markets with tiny shops dot the narrow lanes replete with woodcarvings, wrought iron, lacquer work, silver and ivory ornamentation and leather handicrafts. Overnight at Hotel
DAY 07: JODHPUR – UDAIPUR ( 300 KMS / 07 HRS )
After breakfast drive to Udaipur enroute visiting Ranakpur – It is the largest Jain temple complex in India and dates to the 15th century. Later drive to Udaipur. Set on the shores of Lake Pichola and surrounded by hills. The city is dominated by massive City Palace, which overlooks Lake Pichola with its romantic island palaces. Picturesque havelis, ghats and temples line the lake front, with the lively bazaars of the old walled city stretching behind them. Overnight at Hotel
DAY 08: UDAIPUR SIGHTSEEING:
After breakfast proceed for half day city tour of Udaipur. Visit the City Palace and Museum. Drive around the Fatehsagar Lake, and visit the Sahelion ki Bari (the Garden for the Maids of Honour), an ornamental pleasure garden with fountains and marble kiosks. Later visit the Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandir or the Folk-Art Museum. Later in the evening take a boat ride on the 4 km long and 3 km wide Lake Pichola, which is fringed with hills, palaces, havelis, ghats, embankments and temples and offers spectacular views of the city. Visit the Jag Mandir Island with its exquisite Gul Mahal Pavilion. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 09: DEPARTURE:
Today transfer to Udaipur Airport or Railway Station for onward journey.