Duration of Shoppers Stop Tour of India: 14 Nights / 15 Days
Places to Visit during Shoppers Stop Tour of India: Delhi – Mandawa – Bikaner – Jaisalmer – Jodhpur – Rohet – Narlai – Udaipur – Jaipur – Agra – Delhi.
Day 01: Delhi: Welcome in India! On arrival you will be transferred and assisted till your room in your hotel. Remaining day at leisure.
Day 02: Mandawa: Drive to the Shekhawati town Mandawa in your exclusive vehicle. On arrival check in at your hotel. Walking tour of the town to see some of its frescoed havelies.
Day 03: Bikaner: After a leisurely breakfast drive to the ‘Camel City’ Bikaner and check in. After a brief leisure visit the well-preserved Junagarh fort. Rest of the completely on your discretion. Further visit to the unique Camel Breeding Farm.
Day 04: Jaisalmer: In morning drive to Deshnoke Temple (The Rate Temple). Later drive through the Thar Desert and finally reach Jaisalmer (The Golden City) and check in at your hotel. In the evening walk in the still inhabited fort of Jaisalmer abuzz with a distinct and vibrant lifestyle.
Day 05: Jaisalmer: Morning sightseeing tour of the fort and various other attractions of this fairy tale city. In the evening, excursion to the Sand Dunes of Samm for the sunset views of the desert. Take an enjoying camel ride on the desert.
Day 06: Jodhpur: In the morning drive to Jodhpur. On arrival check in at your hotel and later visit the majestic Mehrangarh fort and the busy bazaars around Clock tower in the old town.
Day 07: Rohet: In the morning drive to Rohet in your exclusive vehicle. On arrival check in to your hotel rest of the time free to explore on your own.
Day 08: Narlai: After a leisurely breakfast drive to Narlai in your exclusive vehicle. On arrival check in to your hotel rest of the time free to relax. Narlai is a place where you feel very close to the rural Life.
Day 09: Udaipur: Morning drive to Udaipur visiting the unparalleled Ranakpur temples (the temple here is the largest Jain temple in the world having 1444 carved pillars with no two pillars looking alike!) before finally checking in. On arrival, have some leisure in your idyllic room in the Lake Palace. The Lake Palace seems like floating on the calm waters of Lake Pichhola. In the evening take a sightseeing tour of the breathtaking royal buildings around the Lake in boat tour.
Day 10: Udaipur: Take a full day sightseeing trip of the city which includes visit to the City Palace (note the trees growing at the top floor of the palace, which is actually the summit of the hill the palace is covering!), Saheliyon ki bari and excursion to temples of Nagada and Eklingji. In the evening you may visit the Shilpgram or can explore the interesting labyrinths around Jagdish temple at your discretion.
Day 11: Jaipur: In the morning drive to Jaipur in your exclusive vehicle. On arrival check in at your hotel. In the evening take a walking tour of the colorful streets and bazaars of Jaipur City. The beauty of Jaipur is that its unique architecture and town planning is visible at even the most commonest places such as its squares and lanes.
Day 12: Jaipur: Take a full day long sightseeing tour of Jaipur city that includes the City Palace, Jantar Mantar observatory, Hawa Mahal, Birla temple, Albert hall and excursion to the old capital Amber. Here at Amber, you’ll ascend till the gates of majestic fort on elephant back. The fort displays a beautiful mix of Mughal and Rajput styles of architecture. Optional trip to ethnic village resort where you may enjoy traditional Rajasthani dinner.
Day 13: Agra: Drive to Agra. On the way visit the abandoned citadel of Mughal emperor Akbar known as Fatehpur Sikri. After lunch visit the Taj Mahal and Agra Fort. Evening free to relax.
Day 14: Delhi: Early in the morning, you shall be taken to see the back side of Tajmahal. The rare sight of Taj from the fields with the river in the front is simply magical. Drive to New Delhi in your exclusive vehicle. On arrival relax in your hotel.
Day 15: Departure: At appropriate time your will be transferred to the international airport of New Delhi to board the flight back to home. The tour ends.