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Imperial Rajasthan: Fortified Cities & Desert Charms

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Duration

15 Nights / 16 Days

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

10 people

Languages

English

Overview

Imperial Rajasthan: Fortified Cities & Desert Charms invites you on an enchanting journey through the heart of India’s royal heritage. Explore the majestic forts and opulent palaces of Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Jaisalmer, and Udaipur, each narrating tales of valor and grandeur. Wander through bustling markets, marvel at intricate architecture, and soak in the vibrant culture of Rajasthan’s desert towns. From the iconic Taj Mahal to the golden sands of Jaisalmer, this tour promises a blend of history, art, and breathtaking landscapes. Experience the timeless allure of Rajasthan’s fortified cities and discover the enduring charm of its desert landscapes on this unforgettable adventure.

Highlights

  • This is a private tour/activity only for your group.
  • Enhanced cleaning/ traveler safety.
  • In-depth cultural experience.
  • Flexible sightseeing & stopover.
  • Most travelers can participate.

Bulk discount (by Percent)

Bulk discount adult
# Discount group From adult To adult Value
1 Discount on 2-person group 2 2 %
2 Discount on 3-person group 3 3 %
3 Discount on 4-person group 4 4 %
4 Discount on 5-person group 5 5 %
5 Discount on 6-person group 6 6 %
6 Discount on 7-person group 7 7 %
7 Discount on 8-person group 8 8 %

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Delhi

Arrive in Delhi and transfer to your hotel. Relax and prepare for your Rajasthan adventure.

Day 2: Delhi

After breakfast at the hotel, embark on a full-day tour of Old and New Delhi. Visit the imposing Red Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and explore its Mughal architecture and historical significance. Proceed to Jama Masjid, India's largest mosque, and experience its grandeur and serene atmosphere. Enjoy a rickshaw ride through the bustling lanes of Chandni Chowk, soaking in the vibrant street life. Visit Raj Ghat, the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi, where you can pay homage amidst tranquil gardens.

Day 3: Delhi - Mandawa (250kms)

Enjoy breakfast before departing for Mandawa, famous for its elaborately painted havelis (mansions) showcasing intricate frescoes depicting mythological and historical themes. Explore Mandawa Fort, a stunning example of Rajput architecture, offering panoramic views of the town and its painted havelis.

Day 4: Mandawa - Bikaner (190kms)

After breakfast, travel to Bikaner, known for its well-preserved forts and vibrant desert culture. Explore Junagarh Fort, an impressive structure built with red sandstone and marble, housing palaces, temples, and a museum displaying artifacts from Bikaner's royal past. Visit the Karni Mata Temple in Deshnok, known for its resident rats that are considered sacred.

Day 5: Bikaner - Jaisalmer (330kms)

Depart for Jaisalmer after breakfast, known as the "Golden City" for its sandstone architecture glowing in the desert sun. Visit the iconic Jaisalmer Fort, a living fort bustling with shops, homes, and ancient architecture. Marvel at its intricate carvings and panoramic views from its ramparts. Explore Patwon Ki Haveli and Nathmal Ki Haveli, showcasing exquisite craftsmanship and intricate designs in yellow sandstone.

Day 6: Jaisalmer

After breakfast, visit Gadisar Lake, a serene spot surrounded by temples and ghats, offering boat rides and a glimpse into local life. Explore the Desert Cultural Centre & Museum to learn about Rajasthani folk art, music, and traditions. Optionally, enjoy a camel safari in the Sam Sand Dunes at sunset, a quintessential desert experience.

Day 7: Jaisalmer - Jodhpur (265kms)

Travel to Jodhpur after breakfast, known as the "Blue City" for its blue-painted houses. Explore Mehrangarh Fort, towering over the city with its imposing walls and intricate carvings. Visit its palaces and museums displaying royal artifacts and weaponry. Discover Jaswant Thada, a marble cenotaph known for its peaceful gardens and stunning architecture.

Day 8: Jodhpur

Enjoy breakfast before exploring the bustling markets of Jodhpur, famous for textiles, handicrafts, and traditional attire. Optionally, visit Umaid Bhawan Palace, a magnificent sandstone palace turned heritage hotel, showcasing Indo-Saracenic architecture and housing a museum.

Day 9: Jodhpur - Rawla Narlai (130kms)

After breakfast, proceed to Rawla Narlai, a tranquil village nestled in the Aravalli hills. Explore the ancient temples and step-wells of Narlai, reflecting the rich cultural heritage of Rajasthan. Enjoy the peaceful ambiance and traditional Rajasthani hospitality.

Day 10: Rawla Narlai - Udaipur (125kms)

Drive to Udaipur after breakfast, known as the "City of Lakes". En route, visit the stunning Jain temples of Ranakpur, renowned for their intricate marble architecture and peaceful surroundings. Upon arrival in Udaipur, check into your hotel overlooking the serene waters of Lake Pichola.

Day 11: Udaipur

After breakfast, visit the majestic City Palace, a sprawling complex of palaces, courtyards, and museums overlooking Lake Pichola. Admire the blend of Rajasthani and Mughal architectural styles. Enjoy a boat ride on Lake Pichola, visiting Jag Mandir Island Palace and enjoying the serene views of the lake and surrounding hills.

Day 12: Udaipur - Pushkar (280kms)

Depart for Pushkar after breakfast, a sacred town known for its Brahma Temple and serene Pushkar Lake. Explore the vibrant markets and streets lined with shops selling textiles, jewelry, and spiritual items.

Day 13: Pushkar - Jaipur (145kms)

Travel to Jaipur, Rajasthan's vibrant capital city known as the "Pink City". Visit the hilltop Amber Fort, a majestic fortress offering panoramic views and stunning architecture. Explore the City Palace, a royal residence with museums and courtyards displaying artifacts and textiles from Jaipur's royal history. Visit the nearby Jantar Mantar, an astronomical observatory.

Day 14: Jaipur

After breakfast, visit the iconic Hawa Mahal, or "Palace of Winds", known for its unique honeycomb design and numerous windows for royal women to observe street festivals below. Optionally, visit Nahargarh Fort for panoramic views of Jaipur's cityscape and a glimpse into its royal past.

Day 15: Jaipur - Agra (245km)

Drive to Agra after breakfast. Visit the majestic Taj Mahal, a UNESCO World Heritage site and an enduring symbol of love and architectural perfection. Explore Agra Fort, a red sandstone fort complex housing palaces, mosques, and gardens, offering insights into Mughal architecture and history.

Day 16: Agra - Delhi (204km)

After breakfast, return to Delhi. Optionally, visit Itmad-ud-Daulah, known as the "Baby Taj", before transferring to the airport for your departure flight.

Included/Excluded

  • Assistance on arrival at airport.
  • 15 Night's accommodation in 4-Star hotels.
  • Daily breakfast and meal as per day plane.
  • Private air-conditioned deluxe car for airport transfer, sightseeing and excursion as per program.
  • English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city), as per program.
  • Monuments entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Bottled drinking water in car.
  • Government taxes.
  • Any flight tickets.
  • Camera charges at monuments.
  • Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
  • Gratuities & optional activities.
  • Anything not mentioned in inclusions.

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