Arrival in Delhi: Our services will start with a warm welcome at Delhi airport. After an introduction to your driver, drive to the pre-booked hotel and relax. Depending on the available time, you can explore a few places in Delhi as our car and driver will be available. Night stay in Delhi.
This day starts with an early breakfast before our driver pick-up you from hotel around 07:30 am for a drive to Delhi domestic airport for your flight to Jaisalmer. On arrival in Jaisalmer, another company driver will receive you and drive to the pre-booked hotel. After some refreshment and lunch, start exploring Jaisalmer and visit some marvelous sandstone havelis like Patwon Ki Haveli, Salim Singh ki Haveli and Nathmal ki Haveli. PATWON KI HAVELI is one of the best carved and large haveli in Jaisalmer. The haveli is a five story building, although some part of the haveli has lost the old charm, still some paintings and mirror work can be seen on the walls.
SALIM SINGH KI HAVELI was built in the 18th century and high arched roof of the haveli is supported by carved brackets designed like a peacock. Some part of the haveli still occupied by the generations of the original family. NATHMAL JI KI HAVELI was built in the 19th century. It is said that haveli was build by two brothers and they start building it from 2 sides. Barring that, this is one of the best haveli in Jaisalmer. End your day with some great pictures at Bada Bagh (cenotaphs of Royal family of Jaisalmer) at the time of sunset and driver back to the hotel. Night stay in Jaisalmer.
After breakfast visit Udaipur The "Lake City", which is a cool oasis in the dry heart of Rajasthan. It is probably the most romantic city in a state where every place has some romantic or exotic tale to tell. The huge City Palace towering over the Lake Pichola is the largest palace complex in Rajasthan. Though it is a conglomeration of buildings built by successive rulers, it manages to retain a surprising uniformity of design and affords a very fine view of the lake and the city from the upper terraces. If you need a place during your tour where you want to relax with laying down with a view to the lake and some beautiful scenery, this is a perfect choice. That why this city called 'VENICE OF INDIA'
Later visit Saheliyon ki Bari (Its a name given in Hindi, means Garden for queens), Jagdish Temple. At sunset time there are 2 options to do, you can enjoy boat ride at Lake Pichola to enjoy the beautiful and photogenic view of the Old City otherwise visit Monsoon Palace to have a panoramic view of the city from the top of the hill. Night stay in Udaipur.
Udaipur is one of the best city in Rajasthan that’s why we recommend you to be at your own for some time here. So half of this day belongs to you. There been lots of driving during the tour so let’s keep some time free for you as you can walk in old city yourself, spend some time at the lake, do one more boat ride in lake Pichola, Have lunch at Ambrai Restaurant with amazing lake view. Around afternoon hours drive to Sardargarh. On arrival check-in to the Sardargarh Fort Hotel and relax at the hotel. This place is a luxury to stay with all suite rooms decorated in typical Rajasthani culture. So enjoy your stay overnight.
Take early breakfast and check-out from the hotel (around 08:30 am) as you will be taking a train to Jhansi (Gatimaan Express starting from Agra at 09:50 am) from Agra station today. This is the Fastest Train in India with comfortable siting of Chair Car, you will reach Jhansi by 12:35 pm. Jhansi is only 17-18 km away from Orchha so this train is a good option to shorten the driving time and do this unique experience of a train journey in India. Company representative and another driver will receive you in Jhansi and drive to Khajuraho (4-5 hours drive).
Orchha is a very good option for a short visit on the way drive to Khajuraho. This small town was built in the year 1501 by King Rudra Pratap Singh. Some of the main attractions in the city are Jahangir Mahal which is a great example of Indo-Islamic architecture style, was constructed by King Veer Singh Deo for the welcome for his friend Mughal King Jahangir’s first visit to Orchha. Another good structure is Raja Ram Temple which is unique because Lord Rama gets worshipped here for an ideal king, not as a god. The Chhatris around the Ghat of Betwa river are memorials for the rulers of Orchha. Orchha Fort complex is the main tourist attraction of Orchha. Raj Mahal, Jahangir Mahal, Rai Praveen Mahal and Sheesh Mahal are the parts of Fort complex. Later keep driving to Khajuraho and overnight relaxed at the hotel.
The Temples in the UNESCO World Heritage Site Khajuraho, are India’s unique gift to the world. These temples were built by the Chandela Dynasty in the period of 100 years from 950-1050 AD. From 85 temples at the beginning, only 22 have managed to survive till date. These temples depict various forms like meditation, spiritual teachings, kinship, wrestling, royalty and most significantly, erotic art. The temples consist of stunning displays of fine sculptures and exceptional architectural skill. Based on their geographical location, the temples are categorised into three groups: Eastern, Western and Southern. Beautiful, intricate and expressive, the sculptures of the Khajuraho temples will leave you in awe and wonder.
Western Group of Temples: The main temples of Khajuraho are in the western group. Kandariya Mahadev is one of the best and largest temple with around 800 sculptures carved on the interior and outer walls. Erotic sculptures are carved on northern and southern façade along with other themes like acrobats, musicians, warriors and hunters, dancers etc. Other temples in this group are Lakshmana Temple, Chitragupta Temple, Chaunsath Yogini Temple and Vishwanath Temple.
Eastern Group of Temples: Parsvanath Temple is the most impressive and the largest among all Jain temples in Khajuraho. The Parsvanath image was installed here in 1860 and sculptures on the northern outer wall are particularly worth seeing. Other temples in this group are Ghantai Temple, Adinath and Shantinath Temple.
Southern Group of Temples: This is the smallest group of temples in Khajuraho with Dulhadeo and Chaturbhuj Temple. Dulhadeo is yet another abode for Lord Shiva. The striking feature in this temple is the beautifully sculpted forms of apsara and other ornamented figures that line up the tired walls, from base to shikhara. Chaturbhuj Temple of Lord Vishnu holds the most imposing and intricately carved, four armed (Chatur Bhuj) Vishnu idol. It is believed to be brought specially from Tibet, by the king who built the temple.
According to the timing of your flight, visit few more places in Delhi like Akshardham Temple which is the largest Hindu temple in the world, visit Gurudwara Bangla Sahib (The Sikh temple) to experience that how can a place feed people 24 hours with some religious faith. Visit Gandhi Smiriti (residence for Mr Mahatma Gandhi in his last days and he was assassinated here), driver through British time establish government buildings like President House, Parliament etc. Later our services end with a drop of at Delhi airport for your flight to onward journey.