Classic Rajasthan Tour
Duration : 08 Nights / 09 Days
Destination : Delhi – Udaipur – Pushkar – Jodhpur – Jaisalmer – Delhi
On this amazing 07 Nights / 08 Days tour get ready to experience the best of India with a visit to some of the most sought after travel destinations of the country. Explore two UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Delhi. Experience the varied charms of popular places in Rajasthan such as Udaipur, Pushkar, Jodhpur, and Jaisalmer. Discover unique and diverse culture, stunning architectural wonders and its people. The highlight of the tour is a visit to the holy city of Pushkar, which not only has a strong spiritual background but also enlightens tourists.
Day 1: Arrive Delhi
On arrival at New Delhi airport, Our GeTS Holidays representative will meet you at the Airport and transfer you to your pre-booked hotel. Relax and enjoy a day of leisure.
Overnight stay in Delhi.
Day 2: Delhi - Udaipur [By flight]
Post breakfast check out from hotel for half day sightseeing tour and visit two of Delhi’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites including Qutub Minar and Humayun’s Tomb. Firstly, you will visit the Qutub Minar, a soaring tower of victory. Its construction was commenced in 1193 under the supervision of Islamic ruler Qutub-ud-din-Aibak, immediately after the defeat of the last Hindu Kingdom in Delhi. The marble and red sandstone built structure is nearly 73 meters tall and tapers from a 15-meter-diameter base to just 2.5 meters at the top. Proceed towards the Humayun’s Tomb - an early example of Mughal architecture in India that was built in the year 1565. Humayun's Tomb is often said to be the inspiration behind the Taj Mahal. Then, transfer to the airport to catch your flight to Udaipur.
Upon arrival in Udaipur get transferred to your pre-booked hotel. Relax and enjoy a day of leisure.
Overnight stay in Delhi.
Day 3: Udaipur sightseeing
After breakfast, get ready for sightseeing tour of Udaipur. Visit City Palace built in 1559, a small palace overlooking the dreamy Lake Pichola. It has gradually evolved to be the largest palace in Rajasthan; with attractions like Durbar Hall, Crystal Gallery, Palace Museum and Jagdish Temple. Later, visit Saheliyon Ki Bari that is a small ornamental garden built in the honour of Royal Ladies for recreational purpose, and visit Lok Kala Mandal, a cultural institution with a museum, which exhibits collection of folk art items like folk dresses, ornaments, puppets, masks, dolls folk musical instruments, folk deities and paintings. Opened seven days a week, puppet shows and folk dancing are conducted every evening in an adjacent open air theater. Next stop will be at Shilpgram to see the village arts & crafts. Evening is free to relax, optionally you can take a walk through the narrow lanes and back streets of Udaipur up to the Ghats at lake Pichola. Enjoy Boat ride at Lake Pichola.
Overnight at hotel in Udaipur.
Day 4: Udaipur – Pushkar via Ajmer, by Road [310 Km / 06 - 07 Hrs approx.]
After breakfast, check-out from the hotel & drive to Pushkar – the Holy City of Rajasthan. En-route visit Ajmer Sharif Dargah or Dargah Sharif that marks the grave of the revered Sufi saint Moinuddin Chishti. The 13th century shrine displays fine Muslim architecture. People of all faith throng at this holy site to get their wishes fulfilled.
Later, continue your pleasant drive to Pushkar. On arrival, check-in to your hotel. Relax.
Overnight stay at hotel in Pushkar.
Day 5: Pushkar – Jodhpur, by road (220 Km / 05 Hrs approx.)
This morning after breakfast, head out to see the famous Brahma Temple – the only temple in the world dedicated to Hindu God Brahma.
Then, drive to the Jodhpur - the Blue City of Rajasthan. On arrival, check-in to your hotel and relax.
Overnight stay at hotel in Jodhpur.
Day 6: Jodhpur sightseeing
After enjoying breakfast at hotel, leave for sightseeing tour of Jodhpur. Start with visit Mehrangarh Fort, one of the most impressive forts of Rajasthan. The walls of the fort surround the old city of Jodhpur, and the fort stands 100 feet on a perpendicular cliff and 400 feet above the skyline of Jodhpur. Fabricated with red sandstone, the fort is a sight to behold. Located close to the fort is Jaswant Thada - a serene white marble cenotaph of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II, built in 1899. The main memorial has been built like a temple with intricately carved marble stone that is sculpted by genius artisans. Afterwards, visit the iconic landmark of the town - Clock Tower (otherwise called Ghanta Ghar); close to it is the vibrant and quaint Sadar Market selling textiles, antiques, silverware and handicrafts.
Overnight stay at hotel in Jodhpur.
Day 7: Jodhpur – Osian – Jaisalmer, by road (305 Km / 06 Hrs approx.)
Morning after breakfast, check-out from the hotel and driver to the Golden City of India – Jaisalmer. En-route take a tour of Osian Town, an oasis in the Thar Desert. A drive to this ancient township, Osian, known as the “Khajuraho of Rajasthan”, will take you through gorgeous ruins of Jain and Brahmanical temples dating to 8th and 11th centuries. Of these, the most outstanding ones are the earlier Surya or Sun Temple and the later Kali temple, Sachiya Mata Temple and the main Jain temple dedicated to Lord Mahavira.
Continue your drive to Jaisalmer. Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel and relax. Overnight stay at hotel in Jaisalmer.
Day 8: Jaisalmer sightseeing
After breakfast this morning, proceed for Jaisalmer sightseeing with first visit to the Jaisalmer Fort. Named after Rao Jaisal who built this hill fort in 1156 AD, this fort attracts visitors from across the world to witness how beautifully it wears different hues of gold as the sun sets. This is why, it is also called the Golden Fort. The iconic yellow sandstone Jaisalmer Fort is perched high above the desert city of Jaisalmer.
Next, visit the Salim Singh ki Haveli. Built in 1805, it took almost 55 years to be completed. It consists of around 38 balconies differently designed from each other. Now head to Patwon Ki Haveli to witness the beautiful gateways, archways and architecture of this haveli.
Evening, proceed to enjoy a camel ride in the famous Sam Sand Dunes. Return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 9: Jaisalmer – Delhi [by flight] – Departure
After breakfast, check-out from the hotel for Jaisalmer Airport to board your flight to Delhi. Upon arrival get internal transfer to New Delhi International airport for your flight way back home.