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Rajasthan Forts & Palaces Tour: Udaipur to Delhi

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Duration

9 Nights / 10 Days

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

10 people

Languages

English

Overview

Embark on a captivating journey through the heart of Rajasthan with the “Rajasthan Forts & Palaces Tour: Udaipur to Delhi”. Begin in Udaipur, where the majestic City Palace and the serene Lake Pichola set the stage for royal splendor. Explore the legendary Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur, a towering citadel overlooking the blue city, and visit the ornate Jaswant Thada. In Jaipur, marvel at the Amber Fort’s grandeur and the intricate artistry of the Hawa Mahal. Discover the astronomical wonders at Jantar Mantar and delve into the opulent halls of the City Palace. Conclude in Mandawa, renowned for its painted havelis and the historic Mandawa Fort, offering insights into Rajasthan’s cultural heritage. This tour promises an unforgettable blend of architectural marvels, cultural encounters, and royal tales spanning from Udaipur to Delhi.

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 Udaipur 

Arrive in Udaipur and check into your hotel (check-in time from 2 PM, early check-in subject to room availability). Rest and refresh at the hotel after your journey. Enjoy a leisurely boat ride on Lake Pichola, where you can admire the scenic surroundings and visit Jag Mandir, a palace on an island in the lake offering panoramic views.

Day 2: Udaipur 

Start the day with breakfast at your hotel. Visit the majestic City Palace, a sprawling complex overlooking Lake Pichola. Explore its intricately designed courtyards, pavilions, and terraces adorned with murals and mirror work. Don't miss the Crystal Gallery, showcasing rare crystal furniture and artifacts. Explore Jagdish Temple, dedicated to Lord Vishnu and renowned for its Indo-Aryan architecture and beautifully sculpted pillars. Visit Saheliyon ki Bari, a royal garden adorned with fountains, marble elephants, and lush green lawns, offering a serene retreat for relaxation. Explore the vintage car museum at the Garden Hotel. The museum is known for its antique cars, including the 1934 Rolls-Royce Phantom. Explore the Sajjangarh Palace, also known as Monsoon Palace, perched atop the Aravalli Hills offering panoramic views of the city and Lake Pichola. Visit the Shilpgram Art and Craft Village to witness traditional Rajasthani arts and crafts, including pottery, textiles, and handcrafted items. In the evening, stroll through the local markets around the City Palace and Jagdish Temple area for traditional Rajasthani handicrafts, jewelry, textiles, and souvenirs. Don't miss the vibrant bazaars offering everything from colorful bandhani fabrics to intricately designed silver jewelry. Visit the Bagore Ki Haveli, a historic mansion showcasing Rajputana architecture and housing a museum with artifacts depicting Udaipur's cultural heritage. Experience the evening Mewar Sound and Light Show at the City Palace, narrating the history of Mewar dynasty through captivating visuals and sound effects.

Day 3: Udaipur - Ranakpur - Bishnoi Village - Jodhpur (260kms)

After breakfast, depart for Ranakpur. Visit the famous Jain Temples of Ranakpur, renowned for their intricate marble architecture and 1,444 exquisitely carved pillars. Explore the temples' different chambers, each with unique motifs and designs. Drive through the Bishnoi Village, known for its conservation efforts and vibrant rural life. Witness local artisans at work and traditional handicrafts. Proceed to Jodhpur and check into your hotel.

Day 4: Jodhpur

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel. Begin your day exploring Mehrangarh Fort, towering above the blue city of Jodhpur. Discover its palaces, courtyards, and a museum housing a splendid collection of artifacts and paintings. Don't miss the panoramic views of the city from its ramparts. Visit Jaswant Thada, a white marble cenotaph built in memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II, offering serene gardens and intricate lattice work. Explore Mandore Gardens, ancient capital of the Marwar dynasty, known for its historic cenotaphs, temples, and lush greenery. Admire the architecture and peaceful ambiance. Return to Jodhpur and explore the bustling Sardar Market, where you can shop for textiles, handicrafts, spices, and traditional Jodhpuri attire. Experience the vibrant atmosphere and local flavors. Visit the Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, a splendid example of Indo-Saracenic architecture and the current residence of the royal family of Jodhpur

Day 5: Jodhpur - Pushkar - Jaipur (310kms)

After breakfast, depart for Pushkar. Visit the Brahma Temple, one of the few temples dedicated to Lord Brahma, known for its red spire and peaceful ambiance. Participate in the rituals and explore the temple's architectural beauty. Explore the sacred Pushkar Lake and its 52 ghats, where pilgrims perform rituals and prayers. Witness the serene sunset over the lake. Continue your journey to Jaipur, the vibrant capital of Rajasthan, and check into your hotel.

Day 6: Jaipur

Start your day with breakfast at the hotel. Visit the iconic Amber Fort, situated on a hilltop and known for its blend of Rajput and Mughal architecture. Enjoy an elephant ride to the fort entrance and explore its palaces, courtyards, and gardens. Don't miss the Sheesh Mahal (Mirror Palace) with its intricate mirror work. Explore the City Palace complex, which houses museums displaying royal costumes, armory, and ancient manuscripts. Admire the blend of Rajput and Mughal architecture in its structures. Visit Jantar Mantar, an astronomical observatory housing a collection of architectural astronomical instruments. Understand the scientific advancements of ancient India. Visit Hawa Mahal, the Palace of Winds, known for its unique facade with hundreds of small windows offering views of the bustling streets below. Discover the local culture and vibrant atmosphere at Johari Bazaar, one of Jaipur's oldest and most popular markets. Shop for jewelry, textiles, handicrafts, and souvenirs, and experience the bustling energy of this traditional market. Proceed to Birla Temple (Laxmi Narayan Temple), a modern Hindu temple made of white marble dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi. Marvel at its exquisite architecture and serene atmosphere.

Day 7: Jaipur - Mandawa (170kms)

After breakfast, drive to Mandawa, a town famous for its beautifully painted havelis (mansions) adorned with frescoes depicting mythological themes and historical events. Explore the intricacies of local art and architecture, including havelis such as: Hanuman Prasad Goenka Haveli: Known for its intricate frescoes and detailed artwork. Murmuria Haveli: Renowned for its striking blue tiles and exquisite paintings. Goenka Double Haveli: Admire its elaborate carvings and vibrant murals depicting daily life scenes. Visit Mandawa Fort, an ancient citadel that offers panoramic views of the town and houses artifacts showcasing the region's rich history and culture. Overnight stay in Mandawa amidst the charming rural landscapes.

Day 8: Mandawa - Delhi (250kms)

After breakfast, depart for Delhi. Upon arrival in Delhi, check into your hotel.

Day 9: Delhi

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel. Visit Red Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage site and former residence of Mughal emperors, showcasing Mughal architecture and history through its palaces and pavilions. Explore Jama Masjid, one of the largest mosques in India, known for its majestic architecture and offering panoramic views of Old Delhi. Stroll through Chandni Chowk, a bustling market offering a plethora of street food, spices, and traditional goods. Experience the vibrant local culture. Visit Raj Ghat, the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi, where he was cremated, reflecting on India's freedom struggle. Optional: Explore the bustling markets of Connaught Place for shopping and dining.

Day 10: Delhi - Departure

After breakfast, depending on your flight schedule, you may have free time for last-minute shopping or leisure activities. Transfer to the airport for your onward journey, concluding your memorable tour of Rajasthan and Delhi.

Included/Excluded

  • Assistance on arrival at airport.
  • 9 Nights' accommodation in 4-star hotels.
  • Daily breakfast and meal as per day plan.
  • 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.
  • Monument entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Bottled drinking water in car.
  • Government taxes.
  • Any air fare
  • Camera charges at monuments
  • Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
  • Or anything not mentioned above.

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