royal rajasthan tour
Duration: 14 Days - 13 Nights.
Destinations Covered: New Delhi >> Shekhawati >> Bikaner >> Jaisalmer >> Jodhpur >>Ranakpur Mount abu >> Udaipur >> Pushkar >> Jaipur >> Agra >> Delhi
Day 1: Arrive in Delhi
On arrival, our representative will meet and assist you at the airport and transfer you to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 2: Delhi- Nawalgarh/ Mandawa
After breakfast, leave for a half day city tour of Old Delhi. Visit the Jama Masjid, Red Fort (seat of Mughal empire) and Rajghat (Mahatma Gandhi's memorial). In afternoon, leave Delhi for Nawalgarh/Mandawa. Arrive Nawalgarh/Mandawa and check in at the hotel.
Day 3: Nawalgarh/ Mandawa – Bikaner
Morning trip is the visit at the 'Havelis' of Nawalgarh & Mandawa, and in the afternoon, transfer to Bikaner. Upon arrival, check in at the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 4: Bikaner-Jaisalmer
After breakfast, visit the Junagadh Fort and the Camel Breeding Farm, an institute for research work on camels. The research institute houses a camel museum, which is a tourist attraction. In afternoon, leave Bikaner for Jaisalmer. On arrival, check-in at the hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure.
Day 5: Jaisalmer
Morning, take a city tour of Jaisalmer. See the citadel - the Fort built by Rawal Jaisal where a fourth of the population lives. Later in the evening take an excursion to Sam - 45 kms away, which is known for its sand dunes & is the venue for the Desert festival. Get the real feel of the desert by enjoying a camel ride on the sand dunes.
Day 6: Jaisalmer-Jodhpur
This morning leave for Jodhpur. Upon arrival, check in at the hotel. Afternoon, visit the Mehrangarh Fort, which literally means "Majestic Fort", located at the very center of the city. Close to the fort complex lies this white marble cenotaph, built in 1899, in commemoration of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II. Rare portraits of Jodhpur's rulers are, also, to be seen at Jaswant Thada. Also visit the Clock Tower - the city center.
Day 7: Jodhpur - Ranakpur - Mount Abu
Morning, transfer to Mount Abu, en-route visit Jain temples at Ranakpur.
Day 8: Mount Abu – Udaipur
Morning, visit Mt. Abu - the Dilwara Jain temples, one of the finest examples of Jain architecture in India. The complex includes two temples in which the art of carving marble reached unsurpassed heights. Afternoon, transfer to Udaipur: "The Venice of the East", Udaipur is an enchanting city.
Day 9: Udaipur
Witness the Jagdish Temple, drive around Fatehsagar Lake, Visit Sahelion Ki Bari (Queen's resort for the maids of honor) & the City Palace. In the evening, take a boat ride on Lake Pichola.
Day 10: Udaipur - Chittorgarh – Pushkar
After breakfast, leave Udaipur for Pushkar, en-route visit Chittorgarh. After the visit, continue the drive to Pushkar. Upon arrival, check in at the hotel for overnight stay. Afternoon, visit the holy city of Pushkar.
Day 11 Pushkar – Jaipur
This morning leave for Jaipur. Upon arrival, check in at the hotel. During afternoon take up a city tour of Jaipur. Visit the Jantar Mantar - the observatory built by Jai Singh in 1728; the City Palace, which is a blend of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture.
Day 12: Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri – Agra
After breakfast, take a short excursion to Amber Fort. Also visit the Jagmandir or the hall of victory glittering with mirrors, Jai Mahal & temple of Kali. Ascend on elephant back, the hill, on which the fort is situated. In the afternoon, leave Jaipur for Agra, en-route visit the abandoned Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri. Continue driving to Agra. Upon arrival, hotel check in.
Day 13 Agra -Delhi
Visit the Agra Fort, Itmad-ud-Daulah followed by the visit to the highlight of the day - Taj Mahal, built by the Mughal emperor Shahjehan, perhaps the most perfect architecture in the world. Later drive to Delhi, check in at the hotel in Delhi.
Day 14: Delhi
In the morning full day sightseeing tour of old & new Delhi. Drive pass Presidents House & the Parliament, witness the India Gate & visit Humayun's Tomb & Qutab Minar. Evening, transfer to the airport for onward journey.
* Visit 6 World Heritage Sites
* Dedicated foreign language guide at your service throughout the trip
* Experience the magnificent Taj Mahal, seventh wonder of the world
* Experience Taj's serene beauty under moonlight (available only on full moon nights)
* Free lessons in Indian Paintings, Miniatures, Frescoes and Pottery making at Jaipur, a historic city & capital of Rajasthan
* Desert Safari on camel back in Rajasthan
* Heena or Mehndi application on hands and arms, a sign of a joyous occasion in Indian culture
* Visit Amer fort, Jaipur on elephant back
* Jeep safari to tribal village in Jodhpur