Majestic Rajasthan

(13 Nights / 14Days)

DAY 01:    ARRIVE DELHI

Arrive at Delhi Airport and you will be met and greeted by our representative at the airport and transferred to the hotel.
Delhi, Capital of India has much to offer to its tourists. It caters to all interests of the tourists. People from all parts of the world come to witness the heritage and splendor of this city. No doubt that it is called the ‘India in Itself’

Overnight at hotel in Delhi 

DAY 02:    DELHI

After Breakfast, proceed for guided tour of city. Experience the bustling laneways and bazaars of Old Delhi as you drive through the old gateways, past the imposing Red Fort, before visiting the Jama Masjid, India’s largest mosque. Ride through Chandni Chowk to Asia’s largest wholesale spice market on a cycle rickshaw and later visit Raj Ghat.
Later in afternoon, explore the magnificent World Heritage-listed Qutub Minar and Humayun’s Tomb – Last refuge of Emperor Humayun’s which reminds rather of a luxurious palace, than a Tomb. In evening, drive past Government secretariat buildings and India Gate.

Overnight at hotel in Delhi 

DAY 03:    DELHI – AGRA (210 km/4 hrs)

After Breakfast, check out from the hotel and drive to Agra. Upon arrival check into the hotel,
AGRA: situated on the banks of the river Yamuna in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh. It achieved prominence as the capital of the Mughal Emperors from the year 1526 t o 1628 and remains a major tourist destination because of its many splendid Mughal-era monuments.
Later in the evening set off for the sightseeing visit, 16th-century Agra Fort, experience the magnificent monument to Eternal Poetry of love, the Taj Mahal which is the symbol of eternal love. It was built by Shah Jahan in the year 1631 in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal.
***Taj Mahal remains closed on Friday

Overnight at hotel in Agra 

DAY 04:    AGRA – JAIPUR (245 km / 05-06 hrs)

After breakfast check out from the hotel and drive to Jaipur en route visit Fatehpur Sikri, built by Emperor Akbar in 1569 and abandoned after 15 years due to scarcity of water. The Fatehpur Sikri complex houses tomb of Salim Chisti, Panch Mahal and other palaces, which surprisingly have withstood the ravages of time and are still in good condition.
After visiting Fatehpur Sikri, continue our drive to Jaipur, on arrival check into the hotel and balance of the day is free at leisure.

Overnight at hotel in Jaipur

DAY 05:    JAIPUR

In the morning you will be taken for an excursion to Amber Fort. Standing tall over a small hillock overlooking the Pink City, Amber is a classic, romantic Rajasthani Fort-Palace. Miniatures painted on the walls depict hunting and war scenes, apart from festivals. Precious stones and mirrors are embedded into the plaster. A major attraction at Amber is the Elephant Ride, all the way up to the Fort entrance.
In the afternoon proceed for a half day guided tour. The tour begins with a visit to the Maharaja’s City Palace: The former Royal residence and blend of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. The centre of the palace is a seven-storied building called Chandra Palace, with fine vies over the gardens and the city. The palace lies in the heart of the city and occupies the whole central grid. The fortified wall has seven gates and was built for protection from invading armies and animals that lived in jungles, which surrounded the wall that time.
Later visit the Jantar Mantar, which is the largest stone-and-marble-crafted Observatory in the world. Situated near the gate of the city palace, the Observatory has 17 large instruments, many of them still in working condition and end the tour with a photo stop at HawaMahal also known as Palace of wind.

Overnight at hotel in Jaipur 

DAY 06:    JAIPUR- BIKANER (340 Kms / 06-07 Hrs)

Morning leave Jaipur for Bikaner and on arrival check in at the hotel. Bikaner – Situated in the north of the desert state of Rajasthan, Bikaner is dotted with scores of sand dunes. Bikaner retains the medieval grandeur that permeates the city’s lifestyle. More readily called the camel country, the city is distinguished for the best riding camels in the world and hence boasts of having one of the largest Camel research and breeading farm in the world. The history of Bikaner dates back to 1488 when a Rathore prince, Rao Bikaji founded his kingdom. Modern Bikaner is the result of the foresight of its most eminent ruler Maharaja Ganga Singh (1887 1943) whose reformative zeal set the pace for Bikaner transformation from a principality to a premier princely state. Afternoon proceed for the half day sightseeing tour of Bikaner which includes the visit of Junagarh Fort was constructed in the year 1593 by Raja Rai Singh. It is believed that crocodiles were bred in the water moat surrounding the formidable fort. The construction is a fine blend of Mughal, Gujarati and Rajput style of architecture. The picturesque courtyards beautify the fort. The amazing architecture inside the fort inspires you. Some of the attractions inside the fort are Anup Mahal, Chandra Mahal, Hawa Mahal, Dungar Mahal, Diwan-e-khas and Ganga Mahal. Camel Breeding Farm. Camel Breeding Farm, popularly known as Government Camel Breeding Farm, is one of the largest camel breeding farms of Asia. It is sSituated in Jorbeer at a distance of 8 kilometres km from the city centre, breeding farm was founded in 1984 by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research. Spread over an area of 2,000 acres of semi-arid land, the cen330tre is engaged in breeding and training of camels. Along with breeding and training,  Tthe centre also conducts research and experiment on the camels. In yesteryears, the centre as well as trained and tamed camels for fighting. Overnight at the hotel. 

DAY 07:    BIKANER-JAISALMER (330 Kms / 06-07 Hrs)

Morning leave Bikaner for Jaisalmer and on arrival check in at the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at the hotel. Jaisalmer – Deep in the heart of the Thar Desert is Jaisalmer, one of the last princely bastions in the region. Founded on what was the crossroad of lucrative trade routes, this remote settlement came to be celebrated for the valour of its rulers, and for the aesthetic sense represented by their palaces and havelis. The rich merchants engaged stone-craftsmen who worked with greate diligence on the sandstone mansions they built, filling up facades with sculptural filigree, screen windows, delicate pavilions and beautiful balconies. These veritable art-museums are still inhabited, and their colourful celebrations and festivals have placed Jaisalmer firmly on the world tourism map. It’s unique location in the midst of miles of sand dunes makes it India’s most popular destination for camel safaris. Places to see in and around Jaisalmer include the many Havelis, located in the bylanes of the old city, the imposing Jaisalmer Fort, which is known as the World’s largest living Fort, the many Hindu and Jain temples inside the Fort etc. Also worth visiting, are the Sam Sand Dunes, located just outside Jaisalmer, that offer unbelievable desert vistas, stretching for miles and miles.  

DAY 08:    JAISALMER

Morning proceed for the half day sightseeing tour of Jaisalmer, which includes the visit of Jaisalmer Fort is famously known as Golden Fort of Rajasthan. It was constructed by Raja Jaisal, Rajput ruler in the year 1156 AD. It ranks amongst the largest forts in the world. The golden and yellow mixed sandstone offer magical look to the Fort. Rising from the desert sands like a mirage, the fort is a real sight with its 99 turrets during night. The Fort stands tall and proud displaying the magic of Rajasthani architecture. Bada Bagh means ‘Huge Garden’. Maharawal Jait Singh’s period saw its construction, which was in the beginning of 16th century. His son Lunakaran completed the construction after the death of his father. The garden served as a memorial where the nobles and their families were cremated. The garden offers a stunning view. The place is isolated. If you visit the place during sunrise and sun set, you are guaranteed of beautiful moments, which you cannot avoid clicking. Patwon-Ki-Haveli is located in the main city. It was built by a famous trader named Guman Chand and his sons. This massive five-storied construction has five intricately decorated huge suites. The large corridors and the decorated walls are excellent representations of the art form that prevailed. The entire construction is made of yellow sandstone. The grandeur and the architecture of the monument add immense value to the cultural heritage of the city. Out of the five havelis, one is converted into a museum. The third haveli houses the works of local craftsmen of the bygone era. Late afternoon enjoy camel ride on sand dunes. Overnight at the hotel. 

DAY 09:    JAISALMER-JODHPUR (340 km/07 hrs)

After Breakfast, check out from the hotel and drive to Jodhpur, on arrival at Jodhpur you will be transferred to the hotel. The city is also called blue city due to the vivid blue-painted houses around the Mehrangarh Fort. Rest of  the day is free to relax.

Overnight at hotel in Jodhpur 

DAY 10:    JODHPUR

Early morning drive to Bishnoi Village in Jeep to see this community lifestyle. Bishnoi’s are strong lovers of wild animals. It is because of their protection that in Bishnoi-dominated areas, deer and antelope (such as blue bulls, black bucks, chinkaras and chowsinghas) are seen grazing in their fields despite the fact that the state of Rajasthan where the Bishnois mainly live and faces severe water shortages.
Drive back to hotel for breakfast, later -+6 leave for full day city tour visiting the 5-km long Mehrangarh Fort situated on a 125 meters high hill. This is one of the most impressive and formidable structures in Rajasthan. Within the fort are some magnificent palaces with meticulously carved panels, latticed windows or “Jarokhas” with evocative names. The chambers of Moti Mahal, Phool Mahal, Sheesh Mahal, the Sileh Khana and the Daulat Khana are noteworthy for the splendour and glamour of a bygone era.
Later visit the Jaswant Thada a cluster of royal cenotaphs in white marble built in 1899 AD in memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh-II. And visit Clock Tower market and end the tour with the visit of Mandore Gardens (9 km): Mandore was the capital of Marwar before the foundation of Jodhpur. Today, its extensive gardens with high rock terraces make it a popular local attraction.

Overnight at hotel in Jodhpur 

DAY 11:    JODHPUR – UDAIPUR (265 km / 06-7 hrs)

After Breakfast, check out from the hotel and drive to Udaipur, en-route visit Ranakpur Temples, located in the heart and enchanting valley of the Arvallis, the three-storeyed marble edifice, to which the genius of the artist has imparted exquisite artistic grace, and which his deep devotion has endowed with serene spiritual dignity is, verily, a poem in stone.
Upon arrival at Udaipur and check into the hotel, Udaipur the “City of Lakes” is one among the most romantic and most beautiful cities of India. The city of Dawn, Udaipur is a lovely land around the azure water lakes, hemmed in by the lush hills of the Aravalis. Udaipur’s kaleidoscope of fairy-tale palaces, lakes, temples, gardens and narrow lanes strewn with stalls,
Later in the evening enjoy Boat Ride at Lake Pichola.

Overnight at hotel in Udaipur 

DAY 12:    UDAIPUR

After Breakfast, set off for the full day sightseeing tour which includes the City Palace complex, Located over the Lake Pichola, Maharana Udai Singh initiated the construction of the palace but successive Maharanas added several palaces and structures to the complex but retained remarkable uniformity in the design. Wander through the markets and bazaars to visit the Jagdish Temple and Garden of the Maids of the Honour.

Overnight at hotel in Udaipur 

DAY 13:    UDAIPUR – DELHI (Flight)

After Breakfast, check out of the hotel and transfer to Udaipur airport to board flight to Delhi.
Arrive Delhi and check into the hotel and balance of the day is free at leisure.

Overnight at hotel in Delhi 

DAY14:    DELHI – ONWARD DESTINATION

In time, transfer to Delhi’s international airport to board your flight for your onward destination.