Tour Packages

Rajasthan Village Tour

 

Destination: Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Nimaj village - Samodh village - Delwara - Udaipur - Mumbai

Duration: 14 Nights / 15 Days

 

Day 01: Arrival Delhi

Arrive Delhi, meet assist at the airport & transfer to hotel. Night stay in Delhi.

Day 02: Delhi

( Explore the ancient bazaar at Chandni Chowk including a rickshaw ride ) After breakfast proceed for sightseeing tour of Old & New Delhi.

NEW DELHI - An extensive sight-seeing tour of New Delhi would include a visit to the Humayun's Tomb, the Qutub Minar, a drive along the ceremonial avenue - Rajpath, past the imposing India Gate, Parliament House, the President's Residence and would end with a drive through the Diplomatic Enclave.

OLD DELHI - A sight-seeing tour of Old Delhi would entail visiting the Raj Ghat - the memorial site where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated; Jama Masjid - the largest mosque in India. Explore the ancient bazaar at Chandni Chowk including a rickshaw ride through its crowded, narrow alleys. Later you will begin your culinary crusade at the Chor Bizzare. By the evening enjoy classical dance programme. Night stay in Delhi.

Day 03: Delhi - Agra (By road Approx 4 Hrs)

Early morning drive to the city of Taj- Agra , Arrive Agra in approx. 4 hours & transfer to hotel. Afternoon visit the Agra Fort - the rusty and majestic red-sandstone fort of Agra stands on the banks of the river Yamuna and the construction was started by Emperor Akbar in 1566. At the Diwan-I-Am (hall of public audience), a colonnaded hall of red-sandstone with a throne alcove of inlaid marble at the back, the Emperor heard public petitions. At the Diwan-I-Khas (hall of private audience) where marble pavilions with floral inlays lend an ethereal ambience, the Emperor sat on his gem-studded Peacock Throne and met foreign ambassadors and rulers of friendly kingdoms. Later at sunset visit the magnificent Taj Mahal - one of the seven wonders of the world surely the most extravagant expression of love ever created. 20,000 men laboured for over 17 years to build this memorial to Shah Jahan's beloved wife. Evening free to explore th e Agra's rich heritage of handicrafts in its markets. Night stay in Agra.

Day 04: Agra - Jaipur (by road)

Approx. 5 hrs. drive enroute visiting Fatehpur Sikri Early morning at sunrise another visit to Taj Mahal. Later after breakfast drive to Jaipur- the fabled "pink city" of the desert named after Jai Singh, the former Maharaja of Jaipur. This is the only city in the world symbolizing the nine divisions of the universe through the nine rectangular sectors subdividing it. The palaces and forts of the yesteryears, which were witnesses to the royal processions and splendours are now living monuments enroute visiting Fatehpur Sikri-a perfectly preserved red sandstone "ghost town" which was the estranged capital of mughal emperor Akbar, built in 1569 and deserted when its water supply failed. Arrive Jaipur in late evening & transfer to hotel. Night stay in Jaipur.

Day 05: Jaipur

After a relaxed breakfast proceed for a morning excursion to Amber Fort. Elephant ride ascent to the fort.

AMBER FORT PALACE - Amber is the classic romantic Rajasthani fort palace. Its construction was started by Man Singh I in 1592, and completed by his descendent Jai Singh I. Its forbidding exterior belies an inner paradise where a beautiful fusion of Mughal and Hindu styles finds it's ultimate expression. Continue sight-seeing.

CITY PALACE - A delightful blend of Mughal and traditional Rajasthani architecture, the City Palace sprawls over one-seventh of the area in the walled city. It houses the Chandra Mahal, Shri Govind Dev Temple and the City Palace Museum.

JANTAR MANTAR - This is the largest and the best preserved of the five observatories built by Jai Singh II in different parts of the country. This observatory consisting of outsized astronomical instruments is still in use.

HAWA MAHAL - The ornamental facade of this "Palace of Winds" is a prominent landmark in Jaipur. Their five-storey s tructures of sandstone plastered pink encrusted with fine trelliswork and elaborate balconies. The palace has 953 niches and windows. Built in 1799 by Pratap Singh, the Mahal was a royal grandstand for the palace women. Night stay in Jaipur.

Day 06: Jaipur - Excursion to Samode village ( By road ) Approx. 01hr. drive (Stay at Samode Palace)

After a relaxed breakfast proceed for excursion to Samode. ( 42 kilometer from Jaipur). This is small and beautiful village of Samode, famous for its fort and haveli. On the tour to Samode enjoy camel cart ride. It is good way to explore the village and enjoy its colors and unique customs. On the way enchant with the people of Samode, who are known for their warm and affectionate nature. The guides take you through the historical lanes of Samode giving you the best insights of the forts and palaces. The tourists guide entertain you with the various stories of the royal past on the way. Later enjoy musical evening of the folk dancesand the music folloed by dinner at Samode Palace. Rajasthani bands and musicians with their unique and rare instruments provide one of the best colourful evenings one have on the tour to Rajasthan. Night stay in Samode Palace.

Day 07: Jaipur - Nimaj village ( By road ) Approx. 04hrs. drive

After breakfast drive to the Rajasthani tented camp of Chhatra Sagar located on the edge of a hundred year old reservoir on the Nimaj Estate. Surrounded by lush fields of wheat, mustard, cotton and chillies, Chhatra Sagar offers luxury accommodation in sumptuous hand stitched tents with painted timber floors. Night stay in Nimaj. (These tent accommodation operate from Oct. to March).

Day 08: Nimaj Village

A relaxing change from the hustle and bustle that India is famous for and time to recharge with a unique opportunity to learn about rural life in Rajasthan. There are tours of the nearby village and the camp's organic vegetable farm on offer plus bird watching and nature walks. End the day around an inviting bonfire. Night stay in Nimaj. ( These tent accommodation operate from Oct. to March).

Day 09: Nimaj - Blue city of Jodhpur ( By road ) Approx. 02hrs. & half drive

After breakfast drive to the blue city of Jodhpur, situated on the edge of the great Thar Desert. This afternoon visit the former traditional seat of the Marwar rulers, the imposing Meherangarh Fortress which perches in stately grandeur above the city . Night stay in Jodhpur.

Day 10: Jodhpur

After breakfast excursion to visit Bishnoi village and learn of their interesting philosophy for living - a devotion to eco-friendliness and wild life protection. Finish the excursion with lunch at the palace Rohet Garh. Your afternoon is at leisure in Jodhpur.

Day 11: Jodhpur - Delwara ( By road ) Approx. 03hrs. drive

After breakfast drive to the picturesque Aravali Hills and the intricate Jain Temples of Ranikpur en route. On arrival transfer to hotel. Night stay at Connaught House: Jaipur House.

Day 12: Delwara - Udaipur ( By road ) Approx. 03hrs. and half drive

At sunrise visit visit the sunset point. Later after breakfast visit the incomparable Delwara Temples. Later drive to Udaipur. On arrival in Udaipur transfer to hotel. Night stay in Udaipur.

Day 13: Udaipur

Morning city sight seeing tour of Udaipur. The city is built in 1559 A.D. by Maharaja Udai Singh and has been described as the most romantic spot on the continent of India by Col. James Todd. Visit the City Palace museum, Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir ( Folk art museum) and the Pratap Memorial. At sunset enjoy boat ride on lake Pichola. This evening an opportunity to witness the peaceful ritual of the Aarti ceremony at Jagdish temple. Night stay in Udaipur.

Day 14: Udaipur (day excursion to Eklingi and Nagda temple)

After breakfast proceed for day excursion to Eklingi and Nagda temple. Night stay in Udaipur.

Day 15: Udaipur - Delhi: Mumbai (By flight) Departure

Transfer to aiport to board the flight to Delhi: Mumbai to connect your onwards flight.

Magical Rajasthan Tour

Destination: Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Bundi - Bijaipur - Chittaurgarh - Deogarh - Udaipur - Ghanerao - Rohet - Luni - Jodhpur - Jaisalmer - Manvar - Khimsar - Nagaur - Bikaner - Mandawa - Dundlod - Nawalgarh - Delhi

Duration: 25 Nights / 26 Days

 

Day 01: Arrival Delhi

Arrive Delhi, meet assist at the airport and transfer to hotel. Night stay in Delhi.

Day 02: Delhi

After a leisurely breakfast take a sightseeing tour of New Delhi where ornate buildings recall the days when India was the Jewel in the crown of the British empire. Visit the 11th century Qutab Minar, India Gate and the grand government buildings, the President's House , Red fort , Mahatama Gandhi Memorial. Also visit Laxmi Narayan temple popularly known as Birla Temple. Night stay in Delhi.

Day 03: Delhi - Agra ( By road )

After breakfast drive to Agra enroute visiting Mughal Fort of Sikandra. On arrival transfer to hotel. Night stay in Agra.

Day 04: Agra

Morning at sunrise visit the magnificient Taj Mahal - one of the seven wonders of the world surely the most extravagant expression of love ever created. 20,000 men laboured for over 17 years to build this memorial to Shah Jahan's beloved wife, also visit Agra Fort - the rusty and majestic red- sandstone fort of Agra stands on the banks of the river Yamuna and the construction was started by Emperor Akbar in 1566. At the Diwan-I-Am (hall of public audience), a colonnaded hall of red-sandstone with a throne alcoveof inlaid marble at the back,the Emperor heard public petitions. At the Diwan-I-Khas (hall of private audience) where marble pavilions with floral inlays lend an ethereal ambience, the Emperor sat on his gem-studded peacock Throne and met foreign ambassadors and rulers of friendly kingdoms. Night stay in Agra.

Day 05: Agra - Jaipur ( By road )

After breakfast drive to Jaipur enroute visiting the ghost town of Mughal - Fatehpur Sikri, on arrival transfer to hotel. Night stay in Jaipur.

Day 06: Jaipur

After breakfast proceed for a morning excursion to Amber Fort. Elephant ride ascent to the fort.

AMBER FORT PALACE - Amber is the classic romantic Rajasthani fort palace. Its construction was started by Man Singh I in 1592, and completed by his descendent Jai Singh I. Its forbidding exterior belies an inner paradise where a beautiful fusion of Mughal and Hindu styles finds it's ultimate expression. Continue sight-seeing.

CITY PALACE - A delightful blend of Mughal and traditional Rajasthani architecture, the City Palace sprawls over one-seventh of the area in the walled city. It houses the Chandra Mahal, Shri Govind Dev Temple and the City Palace Museum.

JANTAR MANTAR - This is the largest and the best preserved of the five observatories built by Jai Singh II in different parts of the country. This observatory consisting of outsized astronomical instruments is still in use.

HAWA MAHAL - The ornamental facade of this "Palace of Winds" is a prominent landmark in Jaipur. Their five-storey structures of sandstone plastered pink encrusted with fine trelliswork and elaborate balconies. The palace has 953 niches and windows. Built in 1799 by Pratap Singh, the Mahal was a royal grandstand for the palace women. Night stay in Jaipur.

Day 07: Jaipur - Bundi ( By road )

After breakfast drive to Bundi & transfer to hotel. Later visit Taragarh Fort built in 1354 A.D., Bundi Palace, Chhattar Mahal, Ratan Daulat, Chitrashala, Nawal Sagar lake, Raniji - ki - Baori (Step well), Sukh Mahal, Phool Sagar, and eighty four pillared cenotaph. Evening free to relax. Night stay in Bundi.

Day 08: Bundi

After breakfast take an excursion tour to nearby tribal villages of Bundi, and visit Jait Sagar lake, and Rameshwaram cave, evening free to relax at the hotel. Night stay in Bundi.

Day 09: Bundi - Bijaipur ( By road )

After breakfast drive to Bijaipur, enroute visiting the fort of Bijolia in Bijlai, on arrival transfer to hotel. Later jeep or horse safari to Menal water falls and tribal villages of Bijaipur. Night stay in Bijaipur.

Day 10: Bijaipur - Chittaurgarh ( By road )

After breakfast drive to Chittaurgarh & transfer to hotel. Later visit Chittaurgarh Fort (one of the finest Fort of Asia ), evening at leisure. Night stay at Chittaurgarh.

Day 11: Chittaurgarh - Deogarh ( By road )

After breakfast drive to Deogarh, on arrival transfer to hotel. Enjoy the serenity and tranquility of Deogarh Mahal built in 17th Century in the country side of Rajsamand, visit Rajsamand lake known for its migratory birds. Night stay in Deogarh.

Day 12: Deogarh - Udaipur ( By road )

Morning drive to Udaipur, on arrival transfer to hotel. Later visit City Palace complex, Sajjangarh Fort, Sahelion ki baari, and Shilpgram (Art museum). Evening at leisure . Night stay in Udaipur.

Day 13: Udaipur - Ghanerao ( By road )

After breakfast drive to Ghanerao, enroute visit the 15th century temple of Ranakpur, on arrival transfer to Ghanerao Royal castle, built of red stone in 1606. Enjoy horse safari around Ghanerao which falls under the wild life sanctuary of Kumbhalgarh. Night stay in Ghanerao.

Day 14: Ghanerao - Rohet ( By road )

After breakfast drive to Rohetgarh, on arrival transfer to hotel, later take horse safari to Bishnoi tribal villages. Evening free to enjoy at the Rohetgarh Fort hotel. Night stay in Rohet.

Day 15: Rohet - Luni ( By road )

After breakfast drive to Luni, on arrival transfer to the Luni fort hotel, rest of the day free to enjoy horse safari in the surrounding villages of Bishnoi tribes. Night stay in Luni.

Day 16: Luni - Jodhpur ( By road )

After breakfast drive to Jodhpur and transfer to hotel. Later sight seeing of Jodhpur, stronghold of the fierce Rathore clan, was founded in 1459 by Prince Jodha. Visit the Mehrangarh Fort, situated on a low sandstone hill. Within the fort visit Moti Mahal and Phool Mahal. Also visit Jaswant Thada, an imposing marble cenotaph, built in memory of Maharaja Jaswant singh II around 1899 and Umaid Public gardens. Night stay in Jodhpur.

Day 17: Jodhpur - Jaisalmer ( By road )

After breakfast drive to Jaisalmer enroute visit the ancient ruins of Osian temples & Fort Pokhran, on arrival transfer to hotel. Evening free to visit the Gadisar lake in Jaisalmer. Night stay in Jaisalmer.

Day 18: Jaisalmer

Morning city sight seeing tour. Throbbing in the heart of the Thar, the burnished sandstone, is an intricately molded wonderland in place of a barren land, today stands a city of gilded magic. The origins of Jaisalmer go back to the 12th century, when Rawal Jaisal abandoned his old fort at Ludarwa and laid the foundation of a new city. Visit the magnificient fort the Patwon Ki Haveli ( Mansion) and Salim singh Ki Haveli, whit their carved balconies and brackets which are supreme examples of the art. Evening camel ride to visit Sam Dunes. Night stay in Jaisalmer.

Day 19: Jaisalmer - Manvar ( By road )

After breakfast drive to Manvaar, on arrival transfer to desert resort of Manvar, later ride to the campsite which lies under the sand dunes of Shergarh district (Highest dunes in the desert of Thar are found in this region). Enjoy dinner accompanied by folk music & dances. Night stay in the Swiss tents at Manvar.

Day 20: Manvaar - Khimsar ( By road )

After breakfast drive to Khimsar - 90 Kms, on arrival transfer to Khimsar Fort hotel. Rest of the day free to explore the fort and the surrounding semi desert of Khimsar. Night stay in Khimsar.

Day 21: Khimsar - Nagaur ( By road )

After breakfast drive to Nagaur - 70 Kms, on arrival transfer to Royal camps in Nagaur, enjoy desert safari till sunset, dinner accompanied by folk music and dances. Night stay in the tents.

Day 22: Nagaur - Bikaner ( By road )

After breakfast drive to Bikaner - 105 kms, enroute visit the famous temple of rats at Deshnok (Rats are held sacred in this temple of Deshnok). On arrival transfer to hotel. Later in the day visit Junagarh fort, Lalgarh palace complex and camel breeding farm. Evening free to relax. Night stay in Bikaner.

Day 23: Bikaner - Mandawa ( By road )

After breakfast drive to to Mandawa- often called the open air art gallery of Rajasthan, the region is famous for the high quality frescoes. Arrive Mandawa & transfer to hotel. Night stay in Mandawa.

Day 24: Mandawa - Dundlod ( By road )

Morning visit havelis & beautiful frescoes, an overview of Thar desert. Later drive to Dundlod - 30 Kms. On arrival transfer to Dundlod fort Hotel. Evening enjoy the folk dances. Night stay in Dundlod.

Day 25: Dundlod - Nawalgarh ( By road )

After breakfast drive to Nawalgarh - 25 kms, on arrival transfer to Roop Niwas palace hotel. Night stay in Nawalgarh.

Day 26: Nawalgarh - Delhi - Departure ( By road )

After breakfast drive to Delhi & transfer to airport to board the flight for onward journey.

Romance of the Desert

Destination: Delhi - Bikaner - Jodhpur - Jaisalmer - Jaipur - Mandawa - Udaipur - Agra

Duration: 13 Nights / 14 Days

 

Day 01: Arrival at Delhi

After arriving at New Delhi airport/Railway Station,/Bus Stand, our representative will receive you and take you the luxury hotel. Here we will take overnight stay.

Day 02: Delhi

Delhi which is national capital of Indian, is a chronological city spotted with several testimonials. We will look at the prosperous history and culture of the city. We will take a tour of Delhi and visit the Laxmi Narayan Temple, Jama Masjid, Red Fort, the India Gate and the Gandhi Memorial.We will also see embassies and the Parliament House. We will never like miss evening light and sound show at Red Fort. While traveling the tour of Delhi, we will also visit the Purana Quila, Jantar Mantar, Humayun's Tomb and the Qutab Minar. Finally we will come back to the hotel and take a overnight stay in night.

Day 03: Delhi - Agra

Early in the morning after having breakfast, we will move to Agra. Here we will take rest for a few hours and then visit the Taj Mahal (Closed on FriDay), the personification of true love. This wonderful monument was built by Shah Jahan in memory of his wife. Then we will also visit the Red Fort. During your Agra tours, we will also visit the Itmad-ud.

Day 04: Agra - Jaipur

On the forth Day of this tour, we will travel to Jaipur. While going on Jaipur route we will visit the deserted city of Fatehpur Sikri. This Mughal city is recognized by Akbar which has been declared as the world heritage site. After traveling around Fatehpur Sikri and visiting its monuments, we will move towards Jaipur, the pink city of Rajasthan. After arrival in Jaipur, you will be shifted to the hotel and take an overnight stay.

Day 05: Jaipur

On the fifth Day of this tour, we will travel to Jaipur. While going on Jaipur route we will visit the deserted city of Fatehpur Sikri. This Mughal city is recognized by Akbar which has been declared as the world heritage site. After traveling around Fatehpur Sikri and visiting its monuments, we will move towards Jaipur, the pink city of Rajasthan. After arrival in Jaipur, you will be shifted to the hotel and take an overnight stay.

Day 06: Jaipur - Udaipur

Early in the morning after taking breakfast, we will move to Udaipur which is also known as Lake City. While passing on this way, we will also visit an oasis in the desert state of Rajasthan enroute visiting the Jain temples at Ranakpur, excellently conserved in a near-ideal stipulation for over 500 years. The most attractive attributes are the 29 halls of the temple, which have 1444 pillars of which no two are like. After arrival Udaipur, we will transfer to hotel and take a overnight stay in Udaipur.

Day 07: Udaipur

On the seventh Day of this Tour, we will enjoy full Day to sightseeing tour of Udaipur. Early in the morning after taking breakfast, we will enjoy Udaipur by visiting its City Palace, the City Palace Museum, Jagdish Temple, Sahelion Ki Bari, the Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandir which is also said Folk at museum and the Pratap Memorial. In the meanwhile we will take our lunch. Finally will taka a overnight stay at luxury hotel in Udaipur.

Day 08: Udaipur - Jodhpur

Early in the morning after having breakfast, our travel representative will provide you cars, driver and a guide to move to Jodhpur. After arrival you will be transferred to a luxury hotel and take a overnight stay in Udaipur.

Day 09: Jodhpur

Early in the morning after taking breakfast, you will take a city sightseeing tour of different kinds of tour palaces and museums that consists of the striking Mehrangrarh Fort. We will also travel around the Rajputana architecture by visiting the Moti Mahal, the Phool Mahal, Jaswant Thada and the Umaid public gardens. Finally we will take a overnight stay at the hotel in Jodhpur.

Day 10: Jodhpur - Jaisalmer

Early in the morning after having breakfast, our representative will take you towards the golden city of Jaisalmer. After arrival Jaisalmer, you will be transferred to the luxury hotel where you will take a overnight stay.

Day 11: Jaisalmer

On the eleventh Day of this tour, the full Day will be devoted for sightseeing of the desert city of Jaisalmer which is situated on the edge of Thar Desert. ToDay you will visit the wonderful Jaisalmer Fort, Patwon Ki Haveli and Salim Singh Ki Haveli. These havelis or mansions are known for their stamped balconies, brackets which are one of the best example of typical Rajasthani art. You will also enjoy an evening camel ride at the Sam Dunes. Finally you will take a overnight stay at luxury hotel.

Day 12: Jaisalmer - Bikaner

Early in the morning after taking breakfast, our tour guide and driver will take you to Bikaner. After arrival in Bikaner, our representative will support you to a luxury hotel for check in. In the afternoon after taking lunch, our guide will take you for a city sight seeing tour. Bikaner city which is bounded by a 7km long wall was established by Rao Bikaji in 1488. The city has a 16th century built fort housing old palaces, temples and mosque. So in this tour a visit to the fort complex is must. We will also visit the Lallgarh Palace, the museum, Bhanda Sagar Jain and Deshnoke Rat Temple. Finally will return back to the hotel on time and will take a overnight stay.

Day 13: Bikaner - Mandawa

Early in the morning after having breakfast, our tour guide and driver will assist you in your tour to Mukandgarh/Mandava. After arrival in Mandawa, first you will take lunch. And then you will visit some of the important tourist places of Mukandgarh/Mandava known for its havelis with beautiful frescoes. You will also visit the Mandawa fortress, one of the finest fortresses of Rajasthan, having a good gathering of armories, royal dresses and numismatic collection in its museum.

Day 14: Mandawa - Delhi - Departure

On the last Day of this tour after having breakfast, you will drive for Delhi. After arrival in Delhi, our representative supports, conducts you to the airport for connecting to flight for your onward destination.

Best of Rajasthan Tour

 

Destination: Delhi - Mandawa - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Kumbhalgarh - Ranakpur - Udaipur - Kota - Bundi - Ranthambhor - Jaipur - Delhi

Duration: 15 Nights / 16 Days

 

Day 01: Arrive Delhi by international flight

Upon arrival our representative will meet you at Delhi international airport and escort to the hotel for assistance with check in process. Delhi, the capital city of India, is located in northern part of India and sets on the bank of River Yamuna. The city has its own historical importance for the fact that it has been the home to Mughal Empire for a long time; its rulers had built some magnificent monuments here. Overnight stay is at hotel in Delhi.

Day 02: Delhi Sightseeing Tour

After having breakfast start the sightseeing tour of Old and New Delhi. The sightseeing tour of Old Delhi includes the biggest mosque of Asia Jama Masjid, chandni chowk at nightthe stroll around the ethnic and royal lane of Old Delhi famous for its vivid shops recognized as Chandni Chowk, then sight the Red Fort from outside. Move on towards Raj Ghat, the crematory place of father of nation "Mahatma Gandhi". After lunch head towards New Delhi and enjoy the visit to Qutub Minar, one of the most admired familiar sight in Delhi constructed in 1199. Humayun's Tomb the majestic structure reflecting the style of Mughal architecture. Later drive through the stunning Rajpath while saluting the passing by India Gate - the memorial constructed to observe the unidentified armed forces. Also enjoy the sight of the President Palace, and the House of Parliament while driving. Enjoy the pithy interval from the lively city at Birla Mandir, a modern and colorful Hindu shrine. In evening back to the hotel for night stay at Delhi.

Day 03: Delhi - Mandawa, (260 km/5 hrs)

Drive to Mandawa, the city of old havelis & structures. On arrival check in at the hotel and later in the afternoon take a short trip to beautiful village of Shekhawati region, you will be fascinated at the brilliant architectural style of the numerous havelis built during 18th and 19th century by the rich merchants as their residence. The colourful frescoes and murals on the walls and ceilings of the various havelis make this place an open air art gallery. Some of the popular havelis are Goenka Chattri, Jhunjhunwala Haveli, Gulab Rai Ladia Haveli, Goenka Double Haveli, etc. Overnight stay is in Mandawa.

Day 04: Mandawa - Bikaner (200 km/4 hrs)

Bikaner FortMorning leave for Bikaner, upon arrival check into your pre booked hotel. Bikaner was founded in 1488 by Rao Bikaji son of Rao Jodhaji the founder of Jodhpur. In earlier times Bikaner had been a major trading route and today it is a prosperous city being visited by loads of travelers every year. There are some amazing forts and palaces showcasing the royal heritage of this town. Rest of the day is free to explore the town on own. Overnight stay is in Bikaner.

Day 05: Bikaner Sightseeing

Morning move on for the city sightseeing tour of Bikaner which takes you through the popular tourist sites here which includes Junagarh Fort - an enormous fort, it has a long wall with 37 stronghold and 2 entry access points. Next visit Lallgarh Palace a masterpiece in red sandstone built by Maharaja Ganga Singh in memory of his father. Also visit Bhandeshwar Jain Temple, the temples are delightfully imprinted and the walls illustrate many pictures. Later visit the various Havelis of Bikaner which are also wonderful architectural pieces. Evening enjoy delicious Bikaneri food and sweets. Overnight stay is in hotel.

Day 06: Bikaner - Jaisalmer (333 km/6 hrs)

After breakfast leave for Jaisalmer, on arrival check in at the hotel and relax. Jaisalmer is the desert city of Rajasthan, it is well known as the Golden City. It is an ancient city and because of its strategic location on camel trade route it was used as a trading centre. In the evening, you will reach Jaisalmer. The sunset view is very beautiful which cannot be bind in words. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel at Jaisalmer.

Day 07: Sightseeing of Jaisalmer City

Purple Sunbird Ssariska National ParkToday after breakfast visit the older city of Jaisalmer & view the great Jaisalmer Fort, constructed by Rawal Jaisal in the year 1156, it is also known as Sonargarh Fort due to its Golden appearance. Suspended on 80m elevated mount, accommodating the whole town inside its walls, the golden Fort is repudiating resembling a lookout in the miserable desert background. Also visit architectural finery Patwon Ki Haveli placed in the spirit of the city. It was constructed by the wealthy trader Guman Chand Patwa & his sons, whose trade extended among Afghanistan & China. It is the most intricate & outstanding of every Haveli in Jaisalmer & is practically the pride and joy of Jaisalmer well-known architectural affluence. The statues on stone far exceed in attractiveness then toil on brocade & gold. Later in evening move 40 km away from Jaisalmer to Sam Sand dunes to get the real sense of great Thar desert and have camel ride with the option of enjoying the ethnic Rajasthani cultural dance and food. Later in night back to the hotel for night stay at Jaisalmer.

Day 08: Jaisalmer - Jodhpur, (297 km / 5 hrs)

On day 08, you will be leaving for Jodhpur, the blue city situated at the edge of the Thar Desert with tales of relic in the depletion of the desert. You will be passing through the desert attraction on the way as you move towards Jodhpur. A typical rural Rajasthan view, women in their colorful long skirts with men wearing dissimilar color turbans can be seen all through your journey. Upon arrival check in the hotel, later visit Mandore gardens, the previous capital of Marwar and Umaid Bhawan Palace, the present residence of the king of Jodhpur. Overnight stay is in Jodhpur.

Day 09: Jodhpur - Kumbhalgarh (220 kms / 5 hrs)

After breakfast leave for Kumbhalgarh and hotel check in on your arrival. You will be visiting to kumbhalgarh Fort - the fort is special in itself due to its diffidence on top of the Aravallis range at 1100 meters, it was here that the leaders of Mewar left in times of danger. Visit temples, palaces, gardens and water-storage facilities inside the 12-km walls of this massive fort. In evening drive to Ranakpur for overnight stay.

Day 10: Ranakpur - Udaipur, (96 kms / 2 hrs)

Fountain in Sahelion Ki BariThe place is an additional great Jain pilgrimage center imprinted out of marble. The temples are quite famous for their complicated carving. The main holy place of Adinath, with its 1444 columns, will surely leave you wonder strike. Also visit sun temple and the other temples in the campus. Later drive to Udaipur and make a halt at the fields to see the local way of agricultural and irrigation. By late evening you reach Udaipur and check in at your hotel for overnight stay.

Day 11: Udaipur Sightseeing

Today after breakfast in the hotel, visit the City Palace, a fascinating compilation of structures added by a variety of rulers after Udai Singh & erected in the year 1725. Then visit Sahelion ki Bari also described as the backyard of Maids of Honour. It is a decorative garden laid out by Maharana Sangram Singh for his daughter & the females of the Queen's patio. The garden is decorated with a number of fountains, pool & colourful flowers. Later visit Jagdish Temple, constructed in 1651 AD in Indo - Aryan architecture by Maharana Jagat Singh. It is the biggest & the most gorgeous place of worship in Udaipur. In evening also enjoy boat ride on Lake Pichola and sight the Lake Palace & Jag Mandir, the two islet palaces on the lake appears similar to gems in the lake. In evening back to the hotel for night stay at Udaipur.

Day 12: Udaipur - Kota, (285 kms / 5-6 hrs)

Morning drive to Kota, it lies along the banks of the Chambal River. The historical city of palaces and temples is surrounded by recent progress such industries due to the Chambal River Valley Project, an irrigation and power project. Later visit the Rao Madho Singh Museum, Jag Mandir: City Palace and Fort. The city palace and fort overlooks the Kota round and the Chambal River. Overnight stay is in Kota.

Day 13: Kota - Bundi - Ranthambhore (200 kms / 4 hrs)

Ranthambhore Drive to Ranthambhore enroute visiting Bundi. Upon arrival in Ranthambhore you will be checking in at hotel. Bundi is the undiscovered finery, 36 Km from Kota ruled by the Hada Chauhans. The place has a charming locality and is rich with Rajput design shines and the intricately imprinted brackets, pillars etc. See the stunning Diwan-i-Am, Hati Pol, and Naubat Khana. Overnight stay is in Ranthambhore.

Day 14: Ranthambhore - Jaipur (185 km/4 hrs)

Morning get ready for the jungle safari at Ranthambhore National Park, during safari you can watch exotic animals in their usual habitat. Apart from tigers you will also watch other wild species like monkeys, langoors and alligators along with mix of birds. Later in the evening you will be leaving for Jaipur, upon arrival check in at the hotel for overnight stay.

Day 15: Jaipur Sightseeing

Last city tour we take on today is to Jaipur - prevalently known as the Pink City and also the capital city of Jaipur. Jaipur is one of the most significant inheritance towns in India. On your arrival first visit the massive Amber Fort - the palace compound which situate to this date was originate beneath the supremacy of King Man Singh. Here sit on the Elephant back and enjoy the ride up to the entrance of the fort situated on the top of steep hill. Later we visit the City Palace, a great mix together of Rajasthani & Mughal construction. The middle of the citadel is a seven-storied structure called Chandra Palace, which offers the fine view of gardens & the city. Later we visit planetary observatory known as - Jantar Mantar, in last visit the Hawa Mahal called as Palace of Winds, a five - storied building made up of pink building material, put up in 1799 for royal women, so that they could observe the delegations, markets etc from its 953 small windows. Evening shop till you drop in the sprawling markets of Jaipur, one can pick handicrafts, traditional clothes, jewellery and precious gems and stones. Overnight stay is in Jaipur.

Day 16: Jaipur - Delhi, 260 km/6 hrs

After lovely breakfast drive back to Delhi and on arrival you will be transferred to international airport for onward flight.

Rajasthan Cultural Tour

Destination: Delhi - Jodhpur - Luni - Dhamli - Deogarh - Narlai - Kumbalgarh - Ranakpur - Udaipur - Dungarpur - Udaipur - Delhi

Duration: 13 Nights / 14 Days

 

Day 01: Arrival Delhi

On arrival at Airport/Railway Station, our representative will meet you and take you to the capital of successive dynasties and empires and now a metropolitan city with a mix of the old and new life. Overnight stay is at Delhi hotel.

Day 02: Delhi

After breakfast, we take you out for a full day sightseeing to Delhi. They include Red Fort made by Shah Jahan in 1639, Humayun's Tomb- built by, Hamida Banu Begum-the widow of the great ruler Humayun Qutab Minar-the victory tower built by Qutab-ud-din Aibak of the Slave Dynasty, Jama Masjid, Lotus Temple built by the bahai community of Delhi and Rajghat-the resting place of Mahatma Gandhi, Shanti Vana -where India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru was cremated and Jantra Mandir. Overnight stay is at Delhi hotel.

Day 03: Delhi - Jodhpur

After breakfast check out from the hotel and we move to Jodhpur-the sun city. Jodhpur was the capital of Marwar Kingdom and now is a popular tourist destination, featuring many palaces, forts and temples, set in the border of the Thar Desert. On arrival at Jodhpur, check into the hotel. In the afternoon, we move for a visit to Mehrangarh Fort (1459 AD), which houses many miniature paintings & cradle room followed by a visit to Jaswant Thada Memorial. Overnight stay will be at the Jodhpur hotel.

Day 04: Jodhpur

Morning after breakfasts go for a village safari in the jeep and have a rare and beautiful glimpse into the rich culture and true essence of India. Rich wildlife (game) and memorable moments of the great desert landscape fascinates one while traveling along the countryside. Overnight is at Jodhpur Hotel.

Day 05: Jodhpur - Luni

Morning travel by surface to Luni and visit Chanwa Fort Luni, an exceptional example of Rajput architecture. Afternoon go for village safari around Luni. See Bishnoi tribal villages and rural, Rajasthani life there Khejri tree groves, deer herds, peacocks and migratory birds make it a serene location. Evening is free at leisure. Overnight stay is at Hotel.

Day 06: Luni - Dhamli

Morning after breakfast drive to Dhamli, a typical Rajasthani village Dhamli situated in the Marwar region of Rajasthan. In the afternoon explore the village and see the traditional artisans at work. Overnight stay is at Hotel.

Day 07: Dhamli - Deogarh

In the morning after breakfast check out from the hotel and we transfer you to Deogarh- a city and fortress in Rajsamand District of Rajasthan. On arrival, check in at the hotel. Later you can move out for a walk through the city. Dinner and overnight stay is at Deogarh hotel.

Day 08: Deogarh - Narlai

After breakfast check out from the hotel and proceed for Narlai, en-route visit the famous Ranakpur Jain Temples which is famous for its marbles creativity. Later, drive to Narlai, the home for Rawla Narlai-a 17th century fortress gifted by Maharaja Umaid Singh to his brother in 1925 and, at the time, a hunting lodge, and now a serene heritage hotel. The village is of 15th century and is the home for Garasia tribes, an interesting ethnic group inhabiting the Aravalli foothills of Rajasthan. Garasias are agriculturists and living in huts and are far away from the fast world of modernization and development. You can move around and discover their way of living, dress up and other customs. Enjoy the night with full of cultural performances and magic shows by local artists and have a delicious Rajasthani food around a bonfire along with these performances. Overnight is at Rawla Narlai.

Day 09: Narlai - Kumbhalgarh - Ranakpur

After breakfast, proceed to Ranakpur enroute visit Kumbhalgarh, a massive hill top fort surrounded by walls and comprising a maze of temples and palaces. After lunch at Hotel, transfer to Ranakpur & visit Ranakpur Temples - the most magnificent 15th century Jain temples situated in the deep secluded valley of the Aravalli Hill. Overnight is at the Hotel.

Day 10: Ranakpur - Udaipur

After breakfast, proceed to Udaipur-The city of lakes. Udaipur was the capital of the Rajput kingdom of Mewar and was founded by Rana Udai Singh. Udaipur is remarked with its palaces, blue lakes, temples, gardens and narrow lanes strewn with stalls which all carry the flavor of a heroic past. On arrival, check in at the hotel. Relax and fresh up. Later move for a short visit to the famous City Palace - City Palace adorned with mirrored walls and ivory doors, colored glass windows and inlaid marble balconies overlooking the lake and the city of Udaipur and the Peacock Courtyard. Return to the hotel in the evening and overnight stay will be at the Udaipur hotel.

Day 11: Udaipur

The full day is reserved for enjoying the city of Udaipur. First we visit Lake Pichola- built by Maharana Udai Singh II and consists of two islands. Enjoy a cruise through the lake and have a look on the famous Lake Palace and Jag Mandir Palace - which houses Jagdish Temple and the Royal Cenotaphs of the Rajput kings. Them we move to visit Fateh Sagar Lake originally built by Maharana Jai Singh in the year 1678 AD, but later on reconstructed and extended by Maharana Fateh Singh and the solar observatory inside. Further we move to Jagdish temple and Saheliyon-ki-Bari. In the evening return back to the hotel. Overnight will be at Udaipur hotel.

Day 12: Udaipur - Dungarpur

After breakfast transfer to Dungarpur. Dungarpur is the first tribal place you will cover in the tour and is 125 Kms away from Ahmedabad. The city is named after the Bheel Chief Dungaria. Dungarpur is the address of the Bhils, a tribe whose history of occupancy in the Aravalli range is said to date back to 4000 BC and it was founded by Rawal Vir Singh in 13th Century. On arrival, check in at the hotel. In the evening; move out, for a walk to the nearby places. Overnight stay is in Dungarpur hotel.

Day 13: Dungarpur

The full day is meant for exploring the villages in the tribal area. There you can find a world which far behind the world of modernization and development. They are strictly holding their customs and traditions amidst the fast world. You can go to their houses, can talk with them, and even can take a picture with them. Later move for a visit to Juna Mahal, the Badal Mahal, Rajmata Devendra Kunvar State Museum and Cultural Centre and the Government Archaeological Museum. Evening can be spent with the tribals enjoying their traditional dances and cultural programmes etc. Overnight stay is in Dungarpur Hotel.

Day 14: Dungarpur - Udaipur - Delhi

Morning is at leisure. Later drive to Udaipur to board the connecting flight to Delhi. Upon arrival in Delhi, transfer to the international airport to board the flight to the next destination.

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