Royal Rajasthan Tour
- Itinerary Detail
|1||Delhi||Overnight in Delhi|
|2||Delhi-Udaipur||City Palace, boating in Lake Pichola|
|3||Udaipur-Jodhpur en route Jain temple||The temple is one of the holist places of Jains|
|4||Jodhpur-Jaisalmer||Osiya Mata Temple dedicated to Saanchi mata|
|5||Jaisalmer||Jaisalmer Fort palace dotted with smaller palaces, Jain temple, Gadsisar Lake, Sam sand dunes and camel safari|
|6||Jodhpur||Mehrangarh Fort which exhibits royal artifacts, Jaswant Thada a marble structure to commemorate the death of Jaswant Singh II|
|7||Jodhpur-Jaipur||Authentic Rajasthani dinner at Choki Dhani|
|8||Jaipur||Visit Amber Fort and Palace of Winds in Jaipur, Jantar Manatar (astronomical observatory) .|
|9||Jaipur-Agra-Fatehpur Sikri||Fatehpur Sikri in Agra, built by Akbar is dotted with small palaces, hall of public and private audience.|
|10||Agra||Taj Mahal - Mughal marvel which features among the seven wonders of the world.|
|11||Delhi||India Gate, the war memorial in the heart of the city.
Red Fort built of red sandstone is the of great importance in present day - republic day parades initiate from here.
Jama Masjid is one of the largest mosques which can accommodate up to 25,000 devotees.
Rajghat, Mahatma Gandhi's memorial.
Qutab Minar, the tallest monument in India is a must see
|12||New Delhi Airport||Departure|
Duration : 11 Nights / 12 Days
Destination : Delhi - Udaipur - Jodhpur - Jaisalmer - Jaipur - Agra - Delhi
Disembark on a journey of a lifetime and get a chance to discover some of the most wonderful Indian destinations on this tour. Get a chance learn a thing or two about the history of the capital city of India. Discover the royal heritage of the popular destinations of Rajasthan including Udaipur, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer and Jaipur. Experience the colorful culture of the state of Rajasthan and relish a holiday like never before in royal style. Behold the beauty of the stunning Taj Mahal and also get a chance to discover seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Day 1: Arrival at New Delhi
Our representative will welcome you on arrival at the airport and escort you to the hotel. Overnight 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 in Udaipur.
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 - Jodhpur (268 kms; 6hrs drive approx.)
After breakfast, check-out from the hotel & drive to Jodhpur. On arrival, check-in to your hotel. Relax.
Overnight stay at hotel in Jodhpur.
Day 5: Jodhpur
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 at hotel in Jodhpur.
Day 6: Jodhpur - Jaisalmer (285 kms; 6-7hrs drive approx.)
After breakfast you will drive to Jaisalmer; en-route visit famous Osiya Mata Temple. Upon arrival in Jaisalmer you will check into your pre-booked hotel and relax.
Overnight at hotel in Jaisalmer.
Day 7: Jaisalmer
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.
Overnight in Jaisalmer.
Day 8: Jaisalmer - Jaipur (by flight)
Post breakfast checkout for airport to board your flight to Jaipur. Upon arrival in Jaipur. Check-into hotel and relax. Spend rest of the time at leisure.
Overnight in Jaipur.
Day 9: Jaipur
After breakfast, set off for a day of exploration in Jaipur and ride to the top of the hilltop fortress and UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Amber Fort on an elephant’s back. Get to know the dramatic grandeur of the fort perched on the Aravali Hills and surrounded by fortified battlements. Then, pay a visit to the Hawa Mahal or Palace of the Winds, a five-storied structure featuring 953 small windows called jharokhas decorated with intricate latticework. Made using red and pink sandstone, the towering structure resembles a honeycomb and was initially built to allow the royal ladies to peer down without being seen. Next, visit the City Palace. Built in the 18th century, the City Palace is a perfect exemplar of the Rajasthani and Mughal architectural styles with fortified walls built for protection from the invading armies. Also, visit the Jantar Mantar Observatory (UNESCO World Heritage Site), an astronomical site which was built by Maharaja Jai Singh II of Jaipur in the 18th century with 13 architectural astronomy instruments.
Overnight in Jaipur.
Day 10: Jaipur - Agra via Fatehpur Sikri (235 kms; 5hrs drive approx.)
After breakfast drive to Agra; en-route visit Fatehpur Sikri (UNESCO World Heritage Site). Built in the 16th century, this ancient fortified city was once the capital of the Mughal Empire. The complex includes Diwan-i-Khas building, which has a beautifully carved pillar at its center, the Panch Mahal palace and other important buildings and structures. Continue drive to Jaipur. Upon arrival, check into your hotel and relax. Overnight in Agra.
Later in afternoon you will drive to Delhi, check in at a hotel an relax.
Overnight in Delhi
Day 11: Agra - Delhi (205 kms; 4hrs drive approx.)
After breakfast, get ready for Agra sightseeing tour. The city of Agra is home to Taj Mahal - a UNESCO World Heritage Site and perhaps the world’s most photographed monument. Pay a visit to this beautiful edifice, commissioned in the 17th century by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan as a tomb for his departed wife. It is a world-renowned icon and symbol of eternal love. Then, visit the massive Agra Fort, a historical red sandstone fort and a declared UNESCO World Heritage Site, that reflects a perfect fusion of the Hindu and Central Asian architectural styles with massive courtyards, mosques & private chambers. Proceed towards Delhi. Upon arrival in Delhi, check into hotel and relax. Spend rest of the day at leisure.
Day 12: Delhi departure
Post breakfast check out for airport to catch your flight for onward destination.