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Temples & Tigers of India

Duration

16 Nights / 17 Days

Places Covered

Mandawa - Gajner - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Luni - Udaipur - Deogarh - Khajrela - Pushkar - Jaipur - Agra - Delhi

Overview

Temples & Tigers of India

Our Temples & Tigers Tours of India packages has been designed to give you a balanced, varied and full experience of Indian temples and wildlife. We will show you the the unspoiled rural villages, temples and many wildlife sanctuaries in India. Feel the excitement of seeing a majestic tiger prowling in a jungle, elephants and rhinos trampling their way through the tall grass of a National Park in India. Come face to face with a sloth bear or a wild hyena, feel the thrill of photographing a wild lion on the prowl and experience an Indian jungle safari. Indeed, home to myriad and most fascinating flora and fauna. By travelling through you will have the chance to spot some of India's most elusive wildlife, including the rare black buck, chinkaras, nilgais, civet cats and tigers.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Delhi

Begin your tour.
Arrive into Delhi
Welcome to Vardhman's Grand Indian Experience ! On arrival in Delhi, you will be met and transferred by Vardhman's representative to your hotel.
Rest of the day free at leisure
Overnight: Hotel

Day 2 Delhi

This morning after a leisurely breakfast proceed for the sightseeing of Delhi.
Combined city tour of New Delhi & Old Delhi
Visit Qutab Minar, Humayun's tomb, Lakshminarayan Temple , a modern Hindu Temple , Parliament House, Government Secretarial Building and Connaught place, the shopping centre of New Delhi . Visit Red Fort, built in 1648 by Mughal Emperor Shahjehan, Jama Masjid, one of the largest Mosque of India, Raj Ghat and Shanti Vana, the cremation sites of Mahatama Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru. Also drive past Chandni Chowk, shopping centre of Old Delhi.

Optional : Enjoy the Dances of India show in the evening.
Overnight: Hotel

Day 3 Delhi - Mandawa

This morning after breakfast drive to Mandawa. Upon arrival, check into Hotel . Late afternoon visit the Shekhawati region. Walk through the Shekhawati region, which was the stronghold of Kayamkhani Nawabs till 1730. Besides the cenotaphs, wells, forts and temples the majority of frescoes are painted on the walls and gateways of Havelis.
Overnight: Hotel

Day 4 Mandawa - Bikaner - Gajner

This morning drive to Gajner visiting Bikaner enroute.
Bikaner is bolstered by imposing walls and has a 16th century fort housing old palaces, temples and a 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. An enormous arched doorway leads to the Joramal Temple. The royal chapel is Har Mandir where royal weddings and births were once celebrated. Upon arrival at Gajner check into hotel.
Overnight: Hotel

Day 5 Gajner - Jaisalmer

In the morning enjoy the surrounding of Ganjer Palace (Hunting Lodge of Maharaja Bikaner). Later drive to Jaisalmer (260 km). Upon arrival check-in at hotel.
Jaisalmer - is India's most exotic and unusual town - a medieval looking place, straight out of the 'Tales of the Arabian Nights'. This beautiful city is situated inside a huge mud fort and grew as a result of its strategic position on the trading route between India and Central Asia bringing great wealth to the city
Overnight: Hotel

Day 6 Jaisalmer

This morning after breakfast, visit this perfect Rajput walled desert city which is like a golden jewel shimmering above the hard sand. Visit the palaces, the Jain temples and magnificent Havelis or merchant's houses, each richly decorated and carved from golden yellow sandstone - Patwon-ki-haveli (House of the Brocade Merchants) is the largest and most elaborate of the famous havelis of Jaisalmer.
Overnight: Hotel

Day 7 Jaisalmer - Jodhpur

This morning after breakfast drive to Jodhpur situated deep in the heart of the Thar desert. On arrival,check into your hotel. Later proceed on City tour of Jodhpur - the largest city in Rajasthan after Jaipur, Jodhpur stands at the edge of the Thar Desert. It was founded by Rao Jodha. Chief of the Rajput clan known as Rathores and the Rathore kingdom was once known as Marwar - the Land of Death.
Overnight: Hotel

Day 8 Jodhpur - Udaipur

Early morning visit the surrounding villages and witness their daily lifestyle of living and enjoy cup of tea / coffee with them. Later driveto Udaipur. Rest of the day free at leisure.
Overnight: Hotel

Day 9 Udaipur

This morning, city tour of Udaipur - the romantic Lake City in Southern Rajasthan, famous for the stunning white marble Palace built on an island in the Lake Pichola. It was the former Palace of the Maharana and now converted to one of the most glamorous hotels in India.
Overnight: Hotel

Day 10 Udaipur - Ranakpur Temples- Deogarh

After breakfast drive to Deogarh enroute visit Ranakpur temples. Upon arrival at Deogarh check into your hotel. Later proceed for sightseeing of Deogarh.
The Deogarh Castle is located on a hillock and is encircled by the town. It was built in 1670 ad by Rawat Dwarkadas Ji of the Chundawat clan of the Siaodia Dynasty. Constructed by the famed Sompura architects, well-known for their additions and alterations. There are five floors and over 200 rooms have murals done by local painters after whom Deogarh school of painting has acquired fame the world over. The family has a large collection of Deogarh miniatures.
Overnight: Hotel

Day 11 Deogarh - Khajrela

After breakfast drive to Khajrela (184 kms).
Upon arrival check in at hotel. Later proceed on a city tour of Khajrela.
Khajrela seems to rise out of the Narwar plains like a sentinel. A sturdy fort, it is quite simple and uses very little ornamentation to break the almost forbidding exterior. The interiors too are simple and neat where the guests can look forward to genuine Rajput hospitality. In the surrounding area has several interesting temples, cenotaphs and stepwells and for the more adventurous - camels are available to explore the countryside and visit Raika and Bisnoi villages.
Overnight: Hotel

Day 12 Khajrela - Pushkar/Ajmer

After breakfast drive to Pushkar (180 kms) enroute visiting the Dargah at Ajmer. On arrival Pushkar, transfer into hotel. Ajmer, is the most sacred of all Muslim places of pilgrimage in India. Ajmer is a green oasis on the shore of Ana Sagar Lake, hemmed in by barren hills. Historically, Ajmer has always had great strategic importance. It was founded in 7th century by Ajaipal Chauhan.
Overnight: Hotel

Day 13 Pushkar - Jaipur

This morning drive to Jaipur and transfer into hotel. Afternoon tour of "Pink City" - Surrounded on three sides by the rugged Aravali hills, Jaipur is the picturesque capital of Rajasthan. It takes its name from the prince, soldier and astronomer Jai Singh II who moved his capital here in 1727.
Overnight: Hotel

Day 14 Jaipur

After breakfast proceed for Amber Fort. Enjoy the fort ascent on elephant back in a royal manner. Enjoy the experience the wonders of this magicial pink city, as you proceed on a tour of Amber fort (optional: Elephant Safari). Later visit the Jagmandir or the Hall of victory glitterning with mirrors, Maharaja's City Palace and the Observatory. Drive past Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Winds and through the rose pink residential and business areas of Jaipur. Rest of the day free for shopping.
Overnight: Hotel

Day 15 Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra

This morning drive to Agra visiting Fatehpur Sikri enroute.On arrival, check into your hotel. Fatehpur Sikri - the impressive sandstone fortress was built in the 16th century and only occupied for a few years before being abandoned, leaving the buildings in virtually perfect conditions.
Later visit the Taj Mahal, the guests will board the 'decorated tongas' (horse carriage) which will take them to Taj Mahal.. Little needs to be said about this architectural wonder which is always the soul raison-de-etre for every tourist's visit to Agra.
Overnight: Hotel

Day 16 Agra - Delhi

This Morning after breakfast excursion to visit the Red Fort. Red Fort- lies on the bend of the river Yamuna, almost in the heart of the town. Akbar built it as his citadel over the years 1563-73 in the finest architectural style. It has imposing gates and walls of red sandstone and a moat. Later drive in the evening drive to Delhi. On arrival, check into your hotel. Relax for the res of day.
Overnight: Hotel

Day 17 Delhi

In time transfer to airport to board the flight for your onward journey to back home with sweet and unforgettable memories of your 'Vardhman's Temples & Tigers of India' escorted by Vardhman Vacations.
Overnight: Hotel

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