- Start Date04/01/2021
- TypeGuided Tours
- Departure CityDELHI
- End CityUDAIPUR
- Cancellation policyUp to 24 hours
- Durations 14 days 13 nights
The abundance of Rajasthan’s history is obvious in the remaining parts of lavish castles and houses, shocking lakes and gigantic posts. On this 14-day trip through India you will have a top to bottom investigation of the praised state. The astonishing hues are well known all through the locale and the way of life originates from the Rajput past. From a camel safari in the Thar Desert to a quiet pontoon ride along Pichola Lake, you will find the over a wide span of time of luminescent urban communities in the unending wonderment of Rajasthan.
Your India revelation visit starts in Delhi. Upon your appearance you are met at the air terminal and accompanied to your magnificent informal lodging ceaselessly from the unruliness of the capital lanes. At the point when you visit through Delhi you will discover gigantic history loaded up with hundreds of years of remnants that remain persistently being used by local people. The next day you will dare to Agra to observe the Taj Mahal’s changing hues and the red tint of the sandstone Agra Fort.
In Fatehpur Sikri you will locate the lovely Mughal capital before you proceed ahead to Jaipur. The Pink City contains a great part of the quintessential shading and symbolism of India and Rajasthan. Burn through two entire days investigating, from the City Palace complex to Monkey Temple. In Mandawa you will discover the appeal of a desert city that has saved the rich frescoes of its nearby Haveli. Dare to Bikaner where the complexities of the desert fortress sparkle with an amazing magnificence.
Ahead to Jaisalmer you will locate the Gold City. The stronghold gets the sun on its sandstone dividers and mirrors the light. You have two days to investigate the delighted post and encompassing desert. You could even participate in a camel safari through the sand rises of the Thar Desert. Show up in Jodhpur, the Blue City, where the sensitive spiced air encompasses the bright structures, leftovers of an energetic the recorded flavor exchange. An entire day in Udaipur takes you around the intelligent lake and through the faultless City Palace Complex before you come back to Delhi and proceed forward toward home.
- Visit the Taj Mahal and find the unpredictable subtleties that make the magnificence of Mughal design
- Experience the brilliant shade of Jaisalmer's grand fortification
- Stroll through the antiquated boulevards blue avenues of Jodhpur
- Enjoy a vessel ride on Pichola Lake in the sentimental city of Udaipur
- Witness the rich pink design of the observed City Palace complex in Jaipur
- Traverse the grounds of the antiquated majestic phantom city of Fatehpur Sikri
- Explore the cherished Sam Sand Dunes on a camel safari
- Audio guide
- Entrance fees
- Food and drinks
- Pick-up and drop off
- Private tour
- Professional guide
- Special activities
- Transport by air-conditioned
DAY 01 - ARRIVE IN DELHI - AMONG ROYAL PALACES AND REGAL ABODES
Arrive Delhi, meet assist at the airport & transfer to hotel. This is the capital city of India, and can be called as a major gateway to India. Delhi is one of the most important metropolitan in India, as it is the city of power. It has a very good combination of both modern, as well as ancient culture. In these 3000 years of its existence, there has been the origin of seven more cities, where the traditional Indian capital is. Strategic location, mixture of modern and Indian culture, rich history, medieval market, beside the modern ones etc are the main reasons for choosing it, as the seat of power. Delhi is a city waiting to be explored. It is also known as the Headquarters of Indian politics, as most of the heads of the Indian government and other political parties; reside here, including the Prime Minister, and President of the country. Night stay in Delhi.
DAY 02 – IN DELHI – DISCOVERING THE CAPITA CITY
After breakfast full day combined city tour Old & New Delhi visiting Raj Ghat, where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated. Red Fort, Made by Mughal Empror Shahjahan, Jama Masjid, The largest in India, It has three great gateways, four angle towers and two minarets constructed of alternating vertical strips of red sandstone and white marble. Chandni Chowk, this main street of Old Delhi is the colorful shopping bazaar, known as Chandni Chowk. It has very sharp contrast to the open, spacious streets of Delhi. Laxmi Narayan Temple, dedicated to Lakshmi, the goddess of prosperity and good fortune. India Gate, this 42ms high stone of triumph is a war memorial. It bears the names of 85,000 Indian army soldiers, who died in the campaigns of WWI. Rashtrapati Bhawan - This palace-like building is the official residence of the President of India and an interesting blend of Mughal and western architectural styles. Qutab Minar - The highest monument of India, Qutb Minar is 72.5 m high, tapering from 2.75 m in diameter at its peak. Night stay in Delhi.
DAY 03 – DELHI TO AGRA – IMAGING THE GREATNESS OF AGRA
After breakfast depart by surface to Agra. On arrival check-in at Hotel. Afternoon city tour visiting, Taj Mahal, built by the Moghul Emperor Shahjehan in 1630 for his queen Mumtaz Mahal to enshrine her mortal remains. Besides the Taj, the Agra Fort (also called the Red Fort) makes an interesting sight. Other major attractions include the tomb of Akbar’s tomb at Sikandra, Rambagh, the Mughal Garden and Dayal Bagh Temple, Itmad Ud Dauula. Besides the historical monuments, one can also explore Agra’s rich heritage of handicrafts in its markets. Night stay in Agra. Night stay in Agra.
DAY 04 – AGRA TO JAIPUR - CONTEMPORARY ICONS TO FORMER CAPITALS
After breakfast depart by surface to Jaipur. On arrival check-in at Hotel. Afternoon orientation tour. The picturesque capital of Rajasthan, Jaipur is color washed pink-the color associated with hospitality in Rajput culture. This Beautiful city along with Agra and Delhi form what is known as the Golden Triangle of Indian tourist circuit. Jaipur is a city where royalty still lives in the grandeur of its palaces, where fighting for the honour of the clan has never been a need but a way of life, and where treating guests as gods has been a tradition from time immemorial . There is a timeless appeal to Jaipur's colorful bazaars where one can shop for Rajasthani handlooms and trinkets. Beautifully laid out gardens and parks, attractive monuments and marvelous heritage hotels, once the residence of Maharajas are worth admiration. Not to mention the ambling camels and cheerful people in multi-hued costumes that make your trip to the pink city a memorable one. Night stay in Jaipur.
DAY 05 – IN JAIPUR – FINDING THE PINK CITY
After breakfast full day city tour visiting City Palace, the former royal residence built in a blend of the Rajasthani and Mughal styles. Jantar Mantar, is the largest of the five observatories built by Sawai Jai Singh. The Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Winds was constructed for the royal ladies to watch the royal processions without being seen. Amber Fort, situated just outside the city, is perhaps the most beautiful example of Rajasthani forts and gives a grand view of the city down below. Other attractions include the Jaigarh Fort, Birla Mandir, and Sisodia Rani Ka Bagh. Night stay in Jaipur.
DAY 06 – JAIPUR TO MANDAWA – EXPERIENCING THE WINDS OF GREATNESS
After breakfast depart by surface to Mandawa. On arrival check-in at Hotel. Mandawa and it’s Havelis – With the diversion of the trade route from Silk route to the ports of China, Shekhawati turned out to be the biggest beneficiary of the change in this trade route map since it falls on the land route from Central Asia to the ports of Western India. As a trade to the Western world came to an end, traders migrated from their homeland with nothing but their business acumen. Although not the same in terms of historical values, the towns still manages to captivate visitors with the amazing painted Havelis that date back to the 19th and 20th century. More than the outside layout and design, it is the inner courtyards decorated with murals that catch the fancy of every onlooker. The Shekhawati region also boasts of some forts, a couple of minor castles, distinctive wells, step-wells, cenotaphs and a handful of mosques. Night stay in Mandawa.
DAY 07 – MANDAWA TO BIKANER - DESERT CASTLES AND MURALS
After breakfast depart by surface to Bikaner. On arrival check-in at Hotel. Bikaner situated in the northern part of Rajasthan, was founded in 1488 by a descendant of the founder of Jodhpur named Rao Bhikaji. The city of Bikaner has seen several ups and downs in its eventful history. Bikaner is also called the camel country, being renowned for the best riding camels in the world. It is also the birthplace of the world famous Bikaneri bhujia and namkeen (a salted snack made of lentils). Being a desertscape, the summers are very hot in Bikaner. The best time to visit this place is in winters when the weather remains cool and tolerable. Afternoon city tour visiting, the majestic forts, Mata Karni Temple where rats are considered sacred and worshipped. Some of the major attractions around the city are Junagarh Fort, Lalgarh Palace, Camel Breeding Farm, Gajner Palace, Deshnoke Temple and Ganga Golden Jubilee Museum. Night stay in Bikaner.
DAY 08 – BIKANER TO JAISALMER - SAVORING DESERT TOWNSHIPS
After breakfast depart by surface to Jaisalmer. On arrival check-in at Hotel. Rising from the heart of the Thar Desert like a golden mirage is the city of Jaisalmer. A commanding fort etched in yellow sandstone stands, with all its awesome splendour, dominating the amber-hued city. Located at the heart of the great Thar Desert, it offers the visitor an enchanting world of fable, colour, and history. Moreover, the magnificent wood-and stone-carved mansions and buildings display the love and interest Rajputs had for the fine arts. The desert festival held here by the end of the winter season, during the months of January and February, attracts a large number of domestic and foreign tourists. Afternoon at leisure. Night stay in Jaisalmer.
DAY 09 – IN JAISALMER - INDIAN CITY OF DUNES
After breakfast city tour visiting, the massive Jaisalmer Fort, the second oldest fort in Rajasthan after Chittaur, Patwon ki Haveli, the grandest haveli of Jaisalmer, Desert Culture centre and museums gives you some glimpse of this small town’s past. The Jain temples meet your religious taste, Salim Singh ki haveli and Nathmal-ki-haveli give you some more idea of the haveli architecture of the town. Besides these, Gadsisar Lake is also an interesting spot to visit in this desert city. Night stay in Jaisalmer.
DAY 10 – JAISALMER TO JODHPUR – FINDING ONESELF IN THE SAND DUNES
After breakfast depart by surface to Jodhpur. On arrival check-in at Hotel. Set at the edge of the Thar desert, the imperial city of Jodhpur echoes with tales of antiquity in the emptiness of he desert. Once the capital of the Marwar state , it was founded in 1459 A.D. by Rao Jodha-chief of the Rathore clan of Rajputs who claimed to be descendants of Rama - the epic hero of the Ramayana . While the graceful palaces , forts and temples strewn throughout the city bring alive the historic grandeur, exquisite handicrafts , folk dances music and the brightly attired people lend a romantic aura to the city. The jumble of wide winding streets are flanked with pavement stalls. Afternoon at leisure. Night stay in Jodhpur.
DAY 11 – IN JODHPUR – FROM THE GOLDEN SANDS TO BLUE HOUSES
After breakfast city tour visiting, Mehrangarh Fort – This massive fort is the most impressive and formidable structure in Jodhpur. Jaswant Thada – A cluster of royal cenotaphs in white marble built in memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II. Umaid Bhawan Palace – The only 20th century palace built under the famine relief project that gave employment to famine struck population. The palace was completed in 16 years. Night stay in Jodhpur.
DAY 12 – JODHPUR TO UDAIPUR – FROM THE BLUE WALLS TO THE BLUE OF WATER
After breakfast depart by surface to Udaipur. On arrival check-in at Hotel. Located in the Aravalli ranges of Rajasthan, the city of Udaipur is situated at a distance of about 405 km from the state capital Jaipur. The city is well connected through air, rail, and road to other important cities of India like Jaipur, Delhi, and Mumbai. Udaipur is a fascinating blend of sights, sound and experiences. Right from the medieval times, the city has been an inspiration for poets, painters and writers. Founded in 1559 and named after Maharana Udai Singh, Udaipur became the capital of the Sisodia dynasty whose earlier capital was Chittor. According to legend, the Maharana was out hunting one day when he met a holy man meditating on a hill overlooking the Lake Pichola. The hermit blessed the Maharana and told him to built a palace at that very spot, as it would be well protected. The Maharana followed the holy man”s advice and Udaipur came into being. Afternoon at leisure. Night stay in Udaipur.
DAY 13 – IN UDAIPUR – LIVING LIKE A ROYALTY
After breakfast half day city tour visiting, If Jaipur is a city in pink, Udaipur is a study in white. The city is famous for its palaces, lake, museums, temples, and gardens. The City Palace and Museum is considered as the largest palace complex in Rajasthan and its museum has stunning collection of objects collected by different Maharanas of Udaipur over the centuries. The Picholia Lake, Udai Sagar, and Pratap Sagar are some of the most beautiful lakes in the state. Some other attractions in the city are the Jagdish Temple, Saheliyon Ki Bari, Jag Mandir, Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir, Pratap Memorial, and Ahar Museum. Night stay in Udaipur.
DAY 14 - LAKESIDE DEPARTURES – MOVING AWAY FROM THE LAKES
In time transfer to airport to board connecting flight for onward destination.