Royal Rajasthan Tour
Duration: 14 Nights / 15 Days
Destination Covered: Delhi → Mandawa → Bikaner → Jaisalmer → Jodhpur → Udaipur → Pushkar → Jaipur → Agra → Delhi
Visit royal cities of Rajasthan which are known for its invincible forts, magnificent palaces and havelis, with their respective culture and tradition.
On arrical Delhi. Pick up from Rly Stn. / Airport. & transfer to hotel and check in. Overnight Delhi.
Morning tour of Delhi visiting Raj Ghat and Shanti Vana - the cremation sites of Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru. Afternoon visit India Gate (War Memorial Arch.), Lakshminarayan Temple - a modern Hindu Temple. Also drive past President's House, Parliament House, Government Secretariat Buildings. Evening vi sit to Akshardham Temple. Overnight stay in Delhi.
In the morning drive to Mandawa, in the heart of the semi-arid Shekhawati region.
Today explore the Mandawa Fort, located in the very heart of Mandawa a classic example of the famed Rajput style of architecture. It houses many beautiful paintings and frescoes that dazzle the eyes and have now been converted into a heritage hotel.
Later drive to the princely state of Bikaner.
Morning check out and proceed to Jaisalmer, the golden city of Rajasthan. In the late afternoon check in at hotel. Proceed to Sam for Camel Ride. Return back to hotel. Stay Overnight at Jaisalmer.
After breakfast check out from Tent(if stay taken). Proceed for sightseeing tour of The Golden City - Jaisalmer. Visit the 12th century magnificent fort at Jaisalmer (This is the highlight of the tour). Also visit the beautifully and magnificently carved Havelis of Salim Singh ki Haveli and Patwon ki Haveli and Gandhi Sagar Tank, followed by a visit to the Barabagh Hill. Return back to hotel. Overnight stay.
After Breakfast & check out from hotel & drive to Jodhpur. Arrive Jodhpur and check in at hotel. Day at leisure. Overnight stay in Jodhpur.
After Breakfast and check out from hotel. Depart for Udaipur. Arrive at Udaipur and transfer to the hotel. Udaipur, 'the city of lakes' is admired for its fairy-tale palaces, lakes, temples, and gardens among many more. Evening at leisure. Overnight stay at Udaipur.
Breakfast at hotel. Morning city sight seeing tour. Built in 1559 A.D. by Maharaja Udai Singh, the city has been described as the most romantic spot on the continent of India by Col. James Todd. The places of interest include City Palace which has several carved balconies, arches and decorated pillars, Zenana Mahal, Fateh Prakash, Durbar Hall and Shambhu Niwas. Also visit Jagdish temple, Sahelion-ki-Bari (queen's resort for the friends). Evening Motor launch cruise(Cruise not included) on the placid waters of Lake Pichola. Overnight stay.
Morning drive to Pushkar and enroute after stopping at Ajmer and Dargah reach Pushkar and check into your hotel. Pushkar is best known for its Brahma Temple built in the 14th century standing on a high platform near Pushkar Lake. This is the only temple in the world where Lord Brahma - Creator of the Universe, is worshipped. While Pushkar is a city of pilgrimage with over 500 temples and ghats, it is also famous for its annual Camel Fair, held during October/November. Visit temples and stay overnight at hotel.
Breakfast at hotel. Check out from hotel and drive back to Jaipur. Afternoon tour of Jaipur. Jaipur - the capital of Rajasthan was given a colour coat of pink a century ago in honour of a visiting Prince and ever since, it has retained this colour. Built by Maharaja Jai Singh, the notable astronomer, this city is 260 years old. Visit Maharaja's City Palace, the Observatory & Ram Niwas Gardens. Drive past Hawa Mahal & through the pink rose residential & business areas. Overnight Jaipur.
Morning visit Hawa Mahal, after visit Amber Fort with an Elephant ride( at extra cost subject to availability) till the main entrance of the fort. Amber Fort was the ancient capital of the State. After photo stop at Jal Mahal, Visit Maharaja's City Palace, the Observatory Visit the Sheesh Mahal or the Hall of Victory glittering with mirrors. Evening free for shopping on own. Return to hotel for the overnight stay.
After breakfast check out from hotel and drive to Agra en route visit Fatehpur Sikri, On arrival check in at hotel. Proceed for sightseeing visiting the world famous Taj Mahal built by the Moghul Emperor Shahjehan in 1630 for his Queen Mumtaz Mahal to enshrine her mortal remains. If time permits later visit the Agra Fort containing the Pearl Mosque, the Halls of Public and Private Audience. Return back to the Hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Visit the Taj Mahal, symbol of eternal love; which stands on the banks of River Yamuna.It was built by the 5th Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, with construction beginning in the year 1632, in memory of his wife, Mumtaz Mahal. Later, visit Agra Fort, taken over from the Lodhis by the Mughal Emperor Akbar in the late 16th century. Finally visit the tomb of Akbar the Great located in Sikandra, a suburb of Agra.
Breakfast at hotel. Check out from hotel. Visit to Qutab Minar, Himayun Tomb and Lotus Temple. In time at Delhi Airport / Rly Stn for onward Journey.