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Bhutan Highlights Tour- 10 Nights / 11 Days Destination Covered: Paro | Thimphu | Punakha | Bumthang | Gangtey Travel Date- November | December | January Day 01: Delhi – Paro By Flights and The Paro to Thimphu By Flights Today Early Morning, board flight to Paro Airport where our company representative welcome at Paro Airport and Drive to Thimphu Fly on the wings of Dragon to international airport in Paro, Bhutan. On a clear day, the panoramic views of the Himalaya are sensational, including Everest (if you are flying from Delhi and Kathmandu), but particularly exciting is the approach through the Bhutanese foothills and the landing, including a few steep turns to land at the tiny airstrip of Paro. On arrival in Paro you will be received by our team and drive to Thimphu by private vehicle. Depending on arrival time, we can proceed for city sightseeing or relax in the hotel. Visit interesting weekend market (Thu-Sun). Vegetable vendors from different pockets of the country come to sell their products. In the evening we will explore the city by walk or visit Tashichho Dzong, which houses throne room of His Majesty the King. Overnight in Thimphu, altitude 2400m Day 02: Thimphu Guided Tour In the morning, we will visit handmade paper mill, School of Arts and crafts (closed on Sundays, government holidays) where students learn 13 different arts used predominantly in Bhutan. We will also visit to enjoy archery match and national library before lunch. After lunch, drive pass by memorial chorten built in memory of the 3rd King. Visit Buddha viewpoint, Changangkha Lhakhang, the oldest temple in the valley, enclosure where national animal, Takin are kept and Zilukha Nunnery. Overnight in Thimphu Day 03: Thimphu to Punakha By Car Drive After breakfasts proceed to Punakha across Dochula pass (3,100m). The pass offers the most spectacular view over the greater eastern Himalayas including highest peak of Bhutan. En route make short excursion about an hour to the temple of divine madman, also well known as the temple of fertility. It is fascinating to walk through villages and the rice fields. Afternoon visit Wangdue Dzong, overlooking Punatsangchu River. Overnight in Punakha Day 4: Punakha Morning, short excursion to Khamsum Yuelley Namgyel Chorten. This Chorten is dedicated to our present crown prince and for the world peace. Hike will take you around 45 minutes each way. After lunch visit Punakha Dzong built by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyel in 1638 and situated at the junction of Pho Chu and Mo Chu Rivers. Punakha the capital city of Bhutan till 1955 and still the Je Khenpo, the Chief of Abbot resides there during the winter season. Overnight stay in Punakha Day 05: Punakha to Bumthang After the breakfast, we will get ready for long drive to valley of white bird, the drive passes through Wangdue, Pelela, Trongsa and Yotongla. We will enjoy leg stretch walk at Pelela pass and stop over at Trongsa for lunch. After lunch, we will visit beautiful Trongsa Dzong and further continue our drive to Bumthang. We will stop at Yatha wool weaving center which is well known in the region for woolen products. Check in the hotel, have relaxing evening after our long drive. Overnight in Jakar, altitude 2650m Day 06 : Bumthang- Full Day sightseeing Morning after our leisurely breakfast, visit Jampay Lhakhang, one of the oldest temples built in the country. This is the home of the naked dance that is still performed annually. Visit Kurjey temple, the site where the royals were cremated. One can either walk cross the suspension bridge and visit the village of Parar and Tamshing on foot or drive there. End your day with a walk passing by the Swiss farm. Evening stroll in Jakar town and try some local pancake and noodles, special about the valley. Overnight in Jakar Day 07: Bumthang to Gangtey We will enjoy the freshness of morning breeze from Chamkhar river. After the breakfast, we will escape to valley of black necked cranes and rhododendron called Phobjikha, often called as Gantey too. We will retrace our drive crossing two highest passes Yotongla at 3400mand Pelela at 3300m pass before we enter into Phobjikha valley. Visit between May to Jun is greeted with beautiful rhododendrons and visit between Nov to Feb gives the chance to see the world rare bird black necked cranes. On arrival, we will visit Gangtey Gompa, the largest and the only monastery of the Nyingmapa sect in western Bhutan. Later in the evening we will take a beautiful gangtey trail which will take about 2 hours one way, walk not recommended for rainy days. Overnight in Phobjikha, altitude 2900m Day 08: Gangtey-Paro After Breakfast drive back to Paro, Lunch stop at Wandue, On arrival in Paro we will visit National Museum, the first of its kind which has a collection from natural history to religious paintings. Visit 17 century Paro Dzong (Fortress) on foot and continue walking through the oldest wooden bridge still in use. Evening stroll old Paro town and peep into some local handicraft stores or we will provide the options to enjoy other activities while in Paro. Overnight in Paro, altitude 2200mOvernight in Paro. Day 09: In Paro Take a day hike to the ‘Tiger’s Nest’, the sacred Taktshang monastery, and have lunch at the Taktshang cafeteria. On the way back you can visit Dumtse Lhakhang, a temple built by Thangthong Gyalpo, the iron bridge builder. Overnight in Paro Day 10: In Paro After breakfast, visit to Ta Dzong (national Museum), the best place to familiarize about Bhutanese religion, customs and traditional arts & crafts. Then walk down the trail to see Rinpung Dzong (the fortress of the heap of Jewels built in the 17thcentury), traditionally this is the office of district governor’s and the living place for monks. After lunch visit ruined Drukgyel Dzong, the place of historic war between Tibet and Bhutan in 17th century; Kyichu Lhakhang, built in 7th century during the reign of first Tibetan king. Evening leisure walk in Paro mini town. Overnight in Paro. Day-11: Paro- Departure After Breakfast departure transfer to Paro Airport to Board flight for onward journey Hotel Option Place 4 Star 5 Star 5 star Luxury Thimpu- 2 Night Osel Hotel /Ramada Le Méridien Thimpu Taj Tashi Punakha 2 Night RKPO Green Resort Dhensa Boutique Resorts Uma Punakha Bhumtang 2 Night YUGARLING (Deluxe) YUGARLING (Suite) Aman Lodge Gangtey 1 Night Dewachen Dewachen Gangtey Goenpa Lodge Paro 3 Night Naksel Hotel Le Méridien Uma Paro Tour Cost per Person on Twin Sharing High Season (September | October | November & March| April| May) Number Of Person Travelling 4 Star 5 Star 5 Star Luxury If 02 Person USD 3062 USD 3870 USD 6551 If 4-6 Person USD 2788 USD 3595 USD 6376 Low Season (December | January| February & June | July | August) Number Of Person Travelling 4 Star 5 Star 5 Star Luxury If 02 Person USD 2656 USD 3119 USD 5757 If 04-6 Person USD 2327 USD 2788 USD 5428 Flights Option- The flights are available for Bhutan from Delhi / Bangkok / Kathmandu Ex- Delhi Airport (India) USD 722 (Return Airfare on Economy Class) Ex-Bangkok Airport ( Thailand) USD 781 (Return Airfare on Economy Class) Ex- Kathmandu (Nepal) USD 412 (Return Airfare On Economy Class Tour Cost Includes • Welcome at Paro Airport by our company reperesntative • Bhutan Govt, tourists fees • Bhutan Visa & sustainable tourism fees • 10 Nights accommodation on Dbl Sharing • All meals in Bhutan with evening tea/coffee in 3 Star Hotels. Rest in other hotel option please refer to meal policy (Paro le Meridien-Breakfast and Dinner. Thimphu Le Meridien on Breakfast. Dhensa suite on Breakfast, Taj Tashi- Breakfast , Uma Hotels- Breafast & Dinner) • All private transfers and sightseeing with entrance fees. • A/C SUV Luxury Car / VAN • Private Local English Speaking Tour Guide • All permits for Bhutan • All Bhutan taxes and service charges • Bottled water on drives as complementary Not Included in above cost: • India and Nepal Visa Not Included in the above cost. • Airfare ( above airfare can be booked on behalf of the guest at Extra cost which advised in the above as Airfare Supplement) • Travel / Medical Insurance (recommended). • All personal expenses including optional tips/gratuities, bar/beverages, telephone, laundry, gifts and other personal expenses.

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Day 1: Paro (Bhutan) By Royal Bhutan Airlines Today morning after breakfast you will fly to another country known as The Land of The Thunder Dragon. ‘Land of the Thunder Dragon’ is without doubt one of the most unusual country of the world. The last surviving great Himalayan kingdom has long turned its back on the rest of the world, favoring Buddhist compassion over Western capitalism and prioritizing Gross National Happiness over Gross National Product. Aside from the unspoiled and awe-inspiring natural scenery, visitors are impressed by the magnificent architecture and the rich culture and heritage. You will arrive atParoAirport, the capital of Bhutan. Our Bhutan representative will wait for your arrival at main exit with placard of yours name and will be escort you till hotel and brief you about Bhutan program. Evening free at leisure or you can explore the local Market nearby your hotels. Paro-Paro is a place full of legends and history and events which marked the beginning of great cultural heritage of the country. According to legends, Guru Rimpoche (Padmasambhava) came on the back of a tigress to Paro in AD 761, bringing with him the teachings of Buddha from Tibet. Guru Rimpoche established the most important religious site in Bhutan, the Taktsang Lhakang or Tiger’s Nest near Paro. Religious leaders of Paro controlled Western Bhutan for quite a long time and Nyingmapa School established by Guru Rimpoche gave great monks and able leaders (the present monarchy also belongs to same school). Sgabdrung Ngwang Namgyal arrived in Bhutan in 1616 from Tibet and established the dual system of governance here that remained in place till the beginning of last century. At the end of 19th century Penlop of Paro was defeated by Penlop of central and eastern Bhutan, who later became the first king of the country. Overnight stay at Hotel. Day 2: Paro After breakfast you will proceed for Paro Local sightseeing. Today’s Sights- Taktsang Lhakang(Tiger’s Nest)-Most important religious site for the Bhutanese people, this monastery is located at a distance of around 80 km from Paro, precariously perched on the edge of a cliff. It is a long walk from Paro to this monastery and it is difficult to find anybody except the trekkers and Buddhist monks on this walk. Taktsang Lhakang is the place where it is believed that Guru Rimpoche arrived more than a million ago on the back of a legendary tigress. He mediated in a cave for around two months where this monastery was built later. Bhutan Tourism Corporation Limited has constructed a beautiful coffee-house at a wonderful vantage point of the monastery. Paro Dzong-Is the symbolic centre of religious and secular affairs of entire Paro Valley. Consecrated in 1646, the Dzong is an architectural wonder that showcases the cultural strength of kingdom’s strength. Walk further down crossing the traditional bridge into Paro Town. Stroll around the market. National Museum- National Museum of Bhutan is situated above the Paro Dzong in the old watchtower, one of the earliest constructed buildings in the country. The collection in the museum includes weapons and stamps, birds and mammals, and a good display of ancient Bhutanese art and artefacts. Overnight stay at hotel. Day 3: Paro- Thimphu (50 K.M/ 2 Hrs). Today morning breakfast hotel, then you will depart for Thimhu which again beautiful city in Bhutan. On Arrival at Thimphu you will be check-in at hotel. Lunch at hotel and relax for two hrs. Post lunch proceed for local sightseeing. Today’s Sights Tashichho Dzong (Fortress of the Glorious Religion). First built in 1661, the Dzong dominates the town of Thimphu. Except the central keep, the entire structure was rebuilt in 1961-62 and now houses the main government departments, the National Assembly, the throne room of the king, and summer headquarters of the Central Monastic Body. Evening free at leisure. Overnight stay at Hotel. Day 4 : Thimphu Today morning you wake-up leisurely and have your buffet breakfast, and then you proceed for local sightseeing of Thimphu Today’s Sights- Motithang mini zoo-You will see the rare “Takin” National animal of Bhutan and drive further down to good view of Thimphu Valley. Simtokha Dzong-Built in 1627, this Dzong is oldest in Thimphu and gateway to the Thimphu Valley. The Dzong houses Rigney School for Dzongkha and monastic studies. There are beautiful frescos and slate carvings in Simtokha. Streets of Thimphu-the most enjoyable experience of being in Thimphu is to taking strolls around the streets here. Weekend markets of Thimphu sell everything under the sun that is being created in Bhutan. Hordes of villagers sell vegetables, newspapers, red chillies, traditional Bhutanese masks, and carpets. Other Attractions-Other important attractions in the city include the new National Library, the High Court, the Royal Bhutan Golf Course, and Convention Centre. Evening free at leisure. Overnight stay at Hotel. Day 5 : Thimphu-Paro After breakfast drive to Paro. Evening explore the local market in Paro. Overnight stay. Day 6 : Paro- Delhi By Flight (Royal Bhutan Airlines) After breakfast flight to Delhi. End of the Tour. Luxury Hotels Thimphu- Taj Tashi Bhutan Punakha- Dhensa Suite Paro- Le Meridian Inclusion in above cost: • Bhutan govt, tourists fees • visa & sustainable tourism fees • Accommodations in Selected Hotels • Meals: Breakfast in Taj and Densa and MAP during stay in Paro LeMeridien • All meals in Bhutan with evening tea/coffee • All private transfers and sightseeing with entrance fees. • Local English Speaking Tour Guide in both country • All permits for Bhutan (for Indian Nationality) • All Bhutan taxes and service charges • Bottled water on drives as complementary Not Included in above cost: • Visa other then Bhutan • Lunch and dinner while stay in Taj and Densa and Lunch during stay in Paro LeMeridien • Airfare • Travel / Medical Insurance (recommended). • All personal expenses including optional tips/gratuities, bar/beverages, telephone, laundry, gifts and other personal expenses. • Any additional cost of changing a confirmed itinerary by our own choice or due to your own health/medical reasons, or forced upon by Inclement weather, flight delays, political situation or other conditions beyond our control. • All other cost not listed in “included" section. 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Day 1 Paro Fly Paro Fly to Paro, Bhutan, on Druk Air, the national airline of Bhutan. If you get a seat on the left side of the plane and if weather permits, you may have spectacular views of the high peaks of the Himalayas including the highest Mt. Everest 29,021ft. After visa formalities at the Paro airport , you are met by our Bhutanese guide and transferred to your hotel in Paro to provide you some rest. Later, in the evening your guide will take you to a tiny Paro town for orientation with the place and people. Overnight Stay. Day 2 Paro After breakfast at your Hotel get ready for Excursion to Tiger Nest Monastery Your hike this morning is to the site of Taktsang Monastery meaning Tiger’s nest, tragically wrecked in a fire of early 1998. Themonastery, which has now been rebuilt, is perched some 2,000ft600m up on a sheer cliff overlooking the valley and was said to be where the legendary Indian saint, Guru Padmasambhava, flew from Tibet on the back of a tiger todefeat five demons, who were opposing the spread of Buddhism in Bhutan.. The hike is about 1 & 12 hours to the teahouse, from where you may either opt to go further uphill to the monastery for about 1 hour. Lunch is served at the tea house with the majestic views of Taktsang above and the Paro valley at the bottom. The return trek to the road head is downhill and takes about a little more the time it has taken you to come up. Arrive in Paro and visit a typical Bhutanese villagehome. This visit will certainly provide you an insight on living style ofBhutanese villagers. Certain cooking demonstration will be performed for you to get idea on how Bhutanese delicacies like BUTTER TEA and EMA DATSI is prepared. Overnight Stay. Or Option No. 2 Take a tour of the national museum formally the watch tower takes approximately more than an hour. Also visit the mighty Rinpung Dzong 1646 AD where the Hollywood movie the Little Buddha was shot. Time permitting visit the oldest Buddhist temple of kyichu Lhakhang 7th century and dungtse temple 15th century. Overnight Stay. Day 3 Paro - Thimphu Thimphu After breakfast at the hotel in the morning, we drive an hour to the capital city of Thimphu the only capital city in the world without traffic lights. The total population is approximately 90,000 increased drastically in recent years. In Thimphu you will certainly visit several tourist attractions such as the Memorial Chorten, a shrine built in the memory of the late king, Jigme Dorji Wangchuk. Many Bhutanese people gather here to pray every day, Nunnery on the outskirts of Thimphu. You will then visit the School ofArts and Crafts or "painting school", where Bhutanese children can follow an eight year program in traditional arts, such as drawing, painting, woodcarving, and sculpture. This will be followed by a visit to the Heritage Museum, Changgangkha Lhakhang temple, national Library, Traditional Hospital and see how paper is made from the Daphne plant with cosmos flower petals and other plants. At the end of the day, we may also pay a visit to the great Tashichho Dzong, seat of Bhutan administrative and religious center. Overnight Stay. Day 4 Thimphu After breakfast you will get ready for Thimphu sightseeing, Visit the sights that you probably have missed yesterday. If you feel ok to hike,your guide will take to north of Thimphu 25 Kms north and hike to the temple of Cheri Goemba. This hike is short but steep. This monastery is the first where the first monk system was established in Bhutan by Shabdrung N Nangyal unifier of Bhutan at the beginning of the 17th century. This is quite a place and location where you will feel that you are on the roof of the world. Return back to the hotel and relax. Overnight stay. Day 5 Thimphu - Punakha After breakfast you will depart from Thimphu to Punakha Valley on the way you will enjoy the scenic beauty of Punakha Valley and see Rice Field and many more . En route stop at Dochu La Pass, 10,000ft3,048m to view the eastern Himalayas, including Bhutan highest mountain, Gangkar Punsum, 24,770ft7,550m. The road then drops down through varied ever changing forest, finally emerging into the highly cultivated Punakha valley. In the afternoon you will visit Punakha Dzong 1637 AD, one of the most impressive in the country situated between two mighty rivers basicallyknown to people male and female rivers. Time permitting visit the small town of Khuruthang in Punakha.Overnight Stay. Day 6 Punakha – Wangdue- Paro After breakfast excursion trip trip Wangdue. After breakfast you may visit a temple of fertility or Chimi Lhakhang . Chimi Lhakhang was built by lama Drukpa Kunley in 1499. He subdued the demoness of the Dochu la with his magic thunderbolt of wisdom, A wooden effigy of the Lama thunderbolt is preserved in the Lhakhang, and childless women go to the temple to receive a wang blessing from the saint. Later on drive to Paro. Day 7 Paro Departure After early breakfast at the hotel drive to Paro airport for your sensational takeoff and scenic Himalayan flight past Chomolhari, Bhutan second highest peak Inclusion in above cost: • Bhutan govt, tourists fees ($ 65 per night per person) • visa & sustainable tourism fees • Accommodations in Selected Hotels • All meals in Bhutan with evening tea/coffee • All private transfers and sightseeing with entrance fees. • Local English Speaking Tour Guide in both country • All permits for Bhutan (for Indian Nationality) • All Bhutan taxes and service charges • Bottled water on drives as complementary Not Included in above cost: • Visa other then Bhutan • Lunch and dinner while stay in Taj and Densa and Lunch during stay in Paro LeMeridien • Airfare • Travel / Medical Insurance (recommended). • All personal expenses including optional tips/gratuities, bar/beverages, telephone, laundry, gifts and other personal expenses. • Any additional cost of changing a confirmed itinerary by our own choice or due to your own health/medical reasons, or forced upon by Inclement weather, flight delays, political situation or other conditions beyond our control. • All other cost not listed in “included" section. 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Explore the valleys of Thimphu, Punakha and Paro with a private guide, taking in ancient monasteries, majestic mountains and much more of this high-altitude Himalayan Kingdom. This itinerary, like all Amankora expeditions, can be adjusted to suit preferences, both before arrival and on the ground. VOYAGE THROUGH FORESTED MOUNTAINS DOTTED WITH MONASTERIES AND TEMPLES TO THIMPHU, BHUTAN’S CAPITAL AT 2,350M ABOVE SEA LEVEL Day 1 : – Paro On your arrival at Paro International our local representative will meet you and transfer Thimphu Amankora Resorts for your night stay. Post visit National Memorial Chorten, National Museum and Folk Heritage Museum and National Library. Overnight stay at Amankora Thimphu Day 2 : – Thimphu After breakfast In the morning, visit the north end of the valley to view Trashi Chhoe Dzong, the seat of Bhutan government and Royal offices, and Pangri Zampa, two 16thcentury buildings that now house a monastic training school for astrologers. At the head of the valley, should you wish to stretch your legs, a short hike will take you to Cheri Goemba, the monastery where the first monastic body was established in the Kingdom. Back in town, visit a few of the capitalcottage industries ranging from traditional paper making to handrolled incense. Overnight stay at Amankora Thimphu. Day 3 : – Punakha An early departure brings you on a dramatic drive over the 3,050m mountain pass of Dochu La and on to Punakha Valley. Sights on the way include one of Bhutanfirst fortress monasteries, the 17thcentury Simtokha Dzong, and ancient wall paintings at the Hongtsho Goemba monastery. The journey continues over the pass offering spectacular views of towering Himalayan peaks on a clear day. The descent into Punakha Valley along the Kingdomonly eastwest highway takes you via the town of Wangdi to visit the rustic Wangdiphodrang Dzong and perhaps the local temple next door. Explore this quaint village and its row of intimate shops before heading to the lodge. In the afternoon, visit the village of Talo, home of the Queen and the valleyprotective deity, lhakhang. Later in the afternoon, enjoy a hike to an ancient monastery on the hilltop behind the lodge. Overnight stay at Amankora Punakha Day 4 : – Punakha Begin the day with a hike from Punakha Lodge through terraces of rice, chillies and cabbage to the Khamsum Yuelley Namgyal Chorten a monument recently built by the Queen of Bhutan. Afterwards, drive back up the valley towards Khuruthang, passing Punthsho Pelri Palace and several other winter homes of the royal family before reaching the impressive Punakha Dzong. This ancient fortress is the winter residence of the monastic orderleadership and still serves as the administrative headquarters for the Punakha region. A picnic lunch is served on the banks of the Punak Chu, prior to visiting the village of Lobesa. From there, enjoy a short walk to Chimi Lhakhang, the auspicious fertility monastery built in 1499. Overnight Stay at Amankora Punakha. Day 5 : – Paro After descending from Dochu La Pass, the road will lead back up the dramatic Wang Chu and Paro Chu river valleys before crossing through Paro towards the north end of the valley. Here, set in a pine forest, is the Amankora Paro lodge and spa. In the afternoon, stroll to the nearby ruins, visit some of the valleyoldest and holiest religious monuments or amble down Paro main street. Evenings at Amankora Paro may include informative lectures on the history, religion, flora and fauna of the region, or a film on the Himalayas. Overnight stay Amankora Paro. Day 6 : – Paro The day starts with a visit to the National Museum, housed in the Ta Dzong watchtower. Here, a collection of arte facts provides a wonderful introduction to the rich culture and heritage of the Kingdom. Just a short walk downhill lies the dominating Paro Dzong, a fine example of Bhutanese architecture. From the Dzong, cross Nyamai Zampa, a traditional cantilevered bridge, to reach the town temple built in 1525. Enjoy a Picturesque picnic or a visit to a traditional farmhouse for lunch with a local family. The afternoon brings a choice of excursions visitors interested in further immersion in Bhutan culture and religion must experience the Kyichu Lhakhang, Dumtse Lhakhang and the Drukgyel Dzong altar room. Hikers can follow a beautiful trail behind the lodge which passes Drukgyel Dzong and winds along the Paro Chhu, crossing a suspension bridge and ambling through terraced farmland and forests before looping back down the river to a second bridge and returning to the lodge. Overnight stay at Amankora Paro. Day 7 : – Paro Spend the morning hiking to one of Bhutan most revered monuments, the Taktshang Goemba, more commonly known as the Tiger Nest. The 4-5 hrs return trek offers spectacular views of this sacred monastery perched on a cliff face almost 1,000m above the valley floor. The rest of the day can be spent browsing through shops in town, enjoying the spa or exploring the rich forests that rise behind the lodge. Overnight Stay at Amankora Day 8 : – Paro Early morning transfer to airport with a lots of wonderful experience For More Info:-- http://bhutanluxurytour.com

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Rajasthan tour packages explore one of the most interesting canvases of India, dominated by the hot Thar Desert and rustic Aravalli Hills. Amidst golden sand dunes one discovers the resplendent medieval forts, palaces and mansions, aesthetically carved temples and mind-blowing monuments constantly defeating the process of aging. Flamboyant cultural kaleidoscopes, myriads of adventures and some unbelievable luxury experiences attract tourists with vivid holiday ideas in mind to Rajasthan tour packages. Here we try to present the most invigorating aspects of Rajasthan tour packages that are popular among the tourists visiting us: Architectural Marvels: Amber Fort, Hawa Mahal, Udaipur City Palace, Mehrangarh Fort, Jaisalmer Fort and havelis of Bikaner are the masterpieces most preferred for their architectural brilliance and elaborated designs. Detailed Tour Program Day-1 Delhi Arrival On arrival at Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport, our company representative will be waiting to welcome you at Arrival lounge with Placard. He will assist you till hotel and give the all important document and discussed about next day tour. Delhi- Perhaps there is no other capital city in the world so steeped in history and legend as the Indian capital Delhi. It was the magnet, which drew the Mongols, Turks, Persians, Afghans, Mughals and the British, all of whom contributed to its glorious but turbulent past. The fascination with Delhi was such that even though it was abandoned many times, its rulers returned to it again and again rebuilding it at least seven times. Today, the twin cities of Old and New Delhi still intrigue Indians and tourists alike as the cultural and political capital of the largest democracy in the world. Today’s Sights- ( If Time Permitted as per Flight Schedule ) Post Lunch you visit Dilli Haat (India Traditional market) and Cannaught Place Shopping area & Jantar Manter and later you can Visit Museum .Overnight stay. Day-2 Old Delhi & New Delhi Exploration After Breakfast today full day combine tour of Old Delhi And New Delhi Jama Masjid- This is the largest mosque in India at the height of 40m where you are able to view Delhi from the minarets of this last architectural project of Shah Jahan. The Red Fort- The Red Fort was the residence of the Mughal emperor of India for nearly 200 years, until 1857. It is located in the centre of Delhi and houses a number of museums. Safdarjung Tomb- The Safdarjang tomb is besides the of Safdarjang airport. This tomb was built by the Nawab of Avadh for his father. The structure is one of the finest example of architecture of its time and tells a saga of the last remnants of a dying empire. Qutub Minar- In 1199, Qutbuddin raised the Qutab Minar either as a victory tower or as a minaret to the adjacent mosque. From a base of 14.32 mtrs. it tapers to 2.75 mtrs. at a height of 72.5 mtrs. It is still the highest stone tower in India, one of the finest stone tower in India, one of the finest Islamic structures ever raised and Delhi's recognized landmark. It was completed by the Sultan's successor and son-in-law, Iltutmish. The tomb of Iltutmish, which he himself built in 1235, is nearby, Its interiors are profusely decorated with calligraphy, though the dome has collapsed Humayun Tomb- built by the wife of Humayun, Haji Begum in the mid 16th century, this red sand stone structure is considered to be the predecessor of Taj Mahal. The structure is one of the best example of Mughal Architecture. Humayun's wife is also buried in the red and white sandstone, black and yellow marble tomb. Bhai’s Temple- Completed in 1986, the Bahai temple is set amidst pools and gardens, and adherents of any faith are free to visit the temple and pray or meditate silently according to their own religion. The structure is in lotus shape so it often called the lotus temple. The view of the temple is very spectacular just before dusk when the temple is flood lit. Day-3 The City Of Taj Mahal After Breakfast drive to City Of Taj Mahal, Post Lunch Guided tour Taj Mahal and Agra Fort. Taj Mahal- Described as the most extravagant monument ever built for love, it was constructed by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan as a memorial to his queen Mumtaz Mahal, made out of white marble took 22 years to complete (1630-1652 AD). Ustad Ahamad Lahori, a Persian Architect, is said to be the main designer and planner for this magnificent memorial. On full moon nights, the glory of the Taj is at its best. Over the centuries, the Taj has attracted more visitors than perhaps any other Monuments in the country, and it is all too easy resort to conventional superlatives when describing it. What makes the Taj Unique is its perfect proportions, distinct femininity, medium of construction and ornamentation. Its marble exterior reflects rose and golden tints at sunrise and sunset, while it is dazzling white during the day and glowes pearl-like in the moonlight and during the monsoon. Agra Fort- Construction of the massive red sandstone Agra Fort on the bank of the Yamuna River was begun by Emperor Akbar in 1565, though additions were made up until the rule of his grandson, Shah Jahan. In Akbar's time the fort was principally a military structure, but during Shah Jaha regin it had partially become Palace. It is an imposing strcture with walls of red sandstone almost three kilometers long. Entered through the Amar Singh Gate, the eastern part of the fort contain palace, audience hall and mosques built by three emperors. The fort presents a good sampling of their favored architectural styles. Akbar drew on Islamic and Hindu traditions and the result is eclectic. By Shah Jahan's time the style had become so homogenized that it is impossible to seprate the Hindu and Muslim strands. The Diwan-i-Am (public audience hall), the beautiful Diwan-i-Khas (private audience hall) and the magnificent Moti Masjid (Pearl Mosque) were also added by Shah Jahan. After visit these two monuments back to hotel. Evening free for shopping or at Leisure. Day-4 Buland Darwaza and Pink City Fatehpur Sikri- En-route Jaipur you will visit Fatehpur Sikri which is 40 Kms from Agra built by Emperor Akbar in 1569 and abandoned after 15 years due to scarcity of water. See the graceful buildings including the Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chisti, Panch Mahal and other Palaces. Later on drive to Jaipur Jaipur, popularly known as Pink City the flamboyant & colourful capital of Rajasthan. With its rich & colourful past, resplendent with tales of valour & bravery, it is now one of the most important heritage cities in India. The city was founded in 1728 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the ruler of Amber. It remains the only city in the world symbolizing the nine divisions of the universe, through nine rectangular sectors. Overnight stay. Day-5 Fort And Palace Of Jaipur Amer Fort- built in 16th century by Maharaja Man Singh, it sprawls on the hillside. Its construction was started by Raja Man Singh but completed by his descendant Jai Singh. Amber is the classic romantic Rajasthan fort palace. Amber today is nothing but a reflection of the glorious past of the fierce Kachwaha Dynasty that ruled over this region from 12th to 18th century. The Amber fort is built in red sandstone and white marble; the palace complex has very interesting apartments. The old township of Amber lies at the foothills of the palace and has an old world charm. The rugged walls of this fort may not look beautiful from outside, but the interior is a virtual paradise and painted scenes of hunting and wars adorn the walls along with precious stones and mirrors set into the plaster. Here you will enjoy the elephant ride till Fort, which give you another experience. Jal Mahal- The Jal Mahal Palace at Jaipur lies on the way to Amber and it is at a distance of 6.5 km from the striking city of Jaipur. There are many memorials of the royal families which the tourists can bystander on their way to the palace. The Jal Mahal Palace at Jaipur is strategically placed in the centre of the Man Sagar Lake. It is really inspiring to see the first four floors of this fabulous building, which are submerged under the waters of the lake. Only the top floor of this beautiful palace is visible to the watcher. The lake and the palace offer some of the best views that are simply a feast to the eyes City Palace- Known as core of the Rajasthan, which is situated in the heart of the city. The Palace is now converted in a museum except for a one section where the erstwhile royal family still lives. The Palace cum museum is constructed in the fortified campus style and covers more than half of the old city. There are different sections of the museum dedicate to subjects like arms and ammunition, textile and costume, and art gallery. A pride of peacocks adorn an ornate doorway in Jaipur's City Palace. Palace retainers stand at attention as in the past when Jaipur Court was headquartered here. The palace is now a fine museum and houses a remarkable collection of textiles , paintings, manuscripts, and extraordinary weapons. On display are two huge urns of silver, said to be the largest silver vessels in the world. Nakkarkhana-ka-Darwaza, the imposing gateway of the City Palace guarded by stone elephants, is monumental. Lunch Break- Company guide will be take you at Good Indian Restaurant for Lunch Albert museum is one of the oldest museums of the state. Colonel Sir Swinton Jacob designed it in 1876 to greet King Edward VII as Prince of Wales on his visit to India. It was opened to public ten years later. Positioned amidst the gardens of Ram Niwas Bagh in Jaipur, this museum has an assortment of rare articles on its display including textiles, carpets, paintings, metal and wood crafts, pottery, arms and weapons, flora and fauna of the state, toys, dolls and even an Egyptian mummy that belongs to the Ptolemaic Epoch. It is also known for housing the famous carpet, which portrays the scene of a Persian garden carpet with running water streams that was bought at a dear price from Shah Abbas of Persia, by Mirza Raja Jai Singh I. It also puts on show the miniature paintings of a number of sub-schools of Rajasthan. Hawa Mahal- Hawa Mahal or the Palace of the Winds, a fantasia of 953 ornated windows set in a rose-colored five storey facade. The palace has tier upon tier of curved arch surmounting fairy casements with "jali" - lattice work screens. From here the ladies of the court could look out at festive processions without jeopardizing their modest seclusion. Day-6 Princely state of Bikaner Today Morning after breakfast at hotel and then you will proceed to Bikaner, Post lunch visit Junagarh Fort and Camel Breading Farms and evening explore the Market and return to your hotel and enjoy your dinner follwed by Rajasthani Folk Dance. Overnight stay. Day-7 The Golden City Jaisalmer Drive to Jaisalmer, founded in the year 1156 by Bhati Rajput ruler Rawal Jaisal. An important ancient trading centre because of its strategic location on the camel trade routes is often described as Golden city. Havelis, built by merchants of the 19th century, are exquisitely carved from golden-yellow sandstone & are still in a beautiful condition. Jaisalmer, nicknamed "The Golden City", is a town in the Indian state of Rajasthan. The town stands on a ridge of yellowish sandstone, crowned by a fort, which contains the palace and several ornate Jain temples. Many of the houses and temples are finely sculptured. It lies in the heart of the Thar Desert and has a population of about 78,000. It is the administrative headquarters of Jaisalmer District Day-8 Living Fort, Havelis & Camel Ride Today we visit the old town of Jaisalmer & visit Jaisalmer Fort, built in the year 1156 by Rawal Jaisal. Perched on 80m high hill, housing the entire township within its ramparts, the golden hued Fort is standing like a sentinel in the bleak desert landscape. It is the only "Living Fort" in India & within its ramparts has an enchanting cow-web of narrow lanes dotted with some lovely Havelis (Mansions), Palaces & beautifully sculptured Jain Temples of the 12th-15th century AD & of course skilled artisans & ubiquitous camels. We also visit magnificent Patwon Ki Haveli in the heart of the town. It was built by the rich merchant Guman Chand Patwa & his sons, whose business stretched between Afghanistan & China. It is the most elaborate & magnificent of all the Jaisalmer Havelis & is virtually the showpiece of Jaisalmer's legendary architectural wealth. The carving on stone far surpasses in beauty the work on brocade & gold. Later we drive down 40 km away from Jaisalmer to Sam to take the Camel ride on the Sand Dunes of Sam while the sun is setting down. Stay overnight at Hotel. Day-9 Blue City Of Rajasthan Today you will drive Jodhpur which take 5-6 Hrs Drive and then post lunch you will explore the Jodhpur Old Market etc. Jodhpur, is the second largest city in the Indian state of Rajasthan. It was formerly the seat of a princely state of the same name, it is the capital of the kingdom known as Marwar. Jodhpur is a popular tourist destination, featuring many palaces, forts and temples, set in the stark landscape of the Thar desert Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel. Day-10 Mehrangarh Fort And Heritage Walk After breakfast we organize guided tour of Jodhpur full day sightseeing tour and visit: - Ummaid Bhawan Palace, Meharangarh Fort mandor garden and Jaswant Thada. Evening free for shopping. Overnight stay at the hotel Day-11 Ranakpur Jain Temple And Kumbhalgarh Today we will drive Kumbhalgarh en route visit Ranakpur Jan Temple, which is famous for the their unique architecture later on drive to Kubhalgarh. Rana Kumbha the legendary Mewar hero, an astute & a great builder. Of others, Kumbhalgarh is the most inspiring. A joy for the nature lovers, it is surrounded by greenery & wildlife. It is also within a short driving distance from the famous 15th century Ranakpur Jain Temples. On arrival do the check in at your hotel and then go for Fort Visit etc. Overnight stay Day- 12 The Kingdom of Mewar Today we take drive to Udaipur, was founded in the year 1568 by Maharana Udai Singh after his final unsuccessful attempt to defend the Mewar capital, Chittaurgarh from the invading Mughals under Emperor Akbar. The Kingdom of Mewar was considered the most respectable among all Princely states in Rajasthan & still remembered for the courage to protect the Kingdom. The site for Udaipur was chosen for its natural beauty, abundant water & natural protection afforded by the surrounding forests & Aravali mountains. It is set on the edge of three lakes & also known as the "City of Lakes & Palaces". Undoubtedly one of the most romantic cities in India, its beautiful Palaces are mirrored in the calm waters of Lake Pichola & the city is a brilliant kaleidoscope of narrow lanes flanked by bright stalls, gardens, lakes, palaces & temples. Stay overnight at Hotel. Day-13 Boat Ride On Lake Pchola & Palace Toady we visit the City Palace, an intriguing collection of buildings contributed by various Maharana’s (Kings) after Udai Singh & built in the year 1725. The magnificence of the Palace starts right from its entrance at the northern Tripolia Gate that brings us to the central courtyard, the best place to view the facade of filigreed balconies & ornate cupola-topped towers. Sahelion ki Bari (Garden of Maids of Honour) is an ornamental garden built by Maharana Sangram Singh for his daughter & the Ladies of the Queen's court. He built the garden with several fountains, pools & is decorated with chiselled pavilions & elephants. The fountains worked on the unique hydraulic technique devised in the year 1700 AD & work till today. Later we visit Jagdish Temple, the Indo-Aryan temple, built in the year 1651 AD by Maharana Jagat Singh, is the largest & the most beautiful temple of Udaipur with noteworthy sculpted images. We also enjoy boat ride on Lake Pichola, the beauty of the lake is enhanced by the surrounding hills, palaces, temples, bathing ghats & embankments. The Jag Niwas (Lake Palace) & Jag Mandir, the two island palaces on the lake look like pearls in the lake. Stay overnight at Hotel. Day- 14 Fly out to Delhi or Mumbai- End Of Services After Breakfast you will depart to Udaipur Airport and connecting flight to your country after completing tour of Royal Rajasthan Included • Assistance on arrival and departure at all places • Accommodation at above mentioned hotels • Daily Buffet Breakfast at all respective hotels • Government Approved English Speaking guide at All Location during the sightseeing • Well Experience Knowledgeable Chauffer for total Trip • Deluxe Toyota Innova Car for Total Trip- all sightseeing and transfer as per the your itinerary • Riksha Ride In Chandni Chowk • Tanga Ride In Agra • Elephant Ride and Jeep Ride at Amer Fort • Boat Ride On Lake Picholla Excluded • Any major Meals • Anything which is not mentioned in the above cost includes • Personal expenses like tips to the driver, guide and waiter • Any Domestic and International flight • Monument Entrance fees Tour Price Per Person On Twin Sharing With 4 Star Hotels- USD 2150 With 5 Star Hotels- USD 1750

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