12N/13D Incredible Rajasthan Tour

Lake Pichola Udaipur

Detailed Tour Plan

Day 1: Fly from Delhi to Udaipur. Transfer to hotel for 2 night stay.

Udaipur

Day 2: Sightseeing of Udaipur city followed by boat ride at Lake Pichola.

city palace udaipur

city palace udaipur

pichola lake udaipur

Day 3: Drive to Delwara where you will stay in one of the finest palace hotel. En route you will visit Eklingji and Nagada Temple.

ekling ji & nagda temple udaipur rajasthan

Day 4: Day at leisure

Day 5: Drive to Jaipur. Stay at hotel for 3 nights

amber fort jaipur

Day 6: Sightseeing of Amer Fort (ascent the fort by elephant and return by jeep) followed by sightseeing of Jaipur city.

Elephant ride to the fort

Day 7: Day at leisure in Jaipur

Day 8: Drive to Ranthambhore National Park (famous for Royal Bengal tiger). Check into jungle lodge. Afternoon park safari.

Ranthambore National Park

Day 9: Morning and afternoon park safari

Ranthambore National Park Game Drive

Day 10: Drive to Agra. Visit the abandoned capital city of Fatehpur Sikri en-route.

Day 11: Visit Taj Mahal and Agra fort.

Taj-Mahal

Red Fort Agra

Drive to Delhi in the afternoon.

Day 12: Sightseeing of Old & New Delhi.

Rashtrapati Bhawan

India Gatehumayun's tombJama Masjid Delhi

Day 13: Transfer to airport to board flight to onward destination.

End of Tour

12N/13D Enchanting Rajasthan Tour

Udaipur

Detailed Tour Plan

Day 1: Fly from Delhi to Udaipur. Transfer to hotel for 2 night stay.

Day 2: Sightseeing of Udaipur city followed by boat ride at Lake Pichola.

pichola lake udaipur

Day 3: Drive to Jodhpur visiting Ranakpur Temple en-route. Stay for 2 nights

Ranakpur Jain Temple

Day 4: Enjoy Bisnoi village safari in the morning.

mehrangarh-fort-jodhpur

Afternoon visit the impressive Mehrangarh Fort and Jaswant Thanda

Jaswant Thada Jodhpur

Day 5: Drive to Jaipur. Stay at hotel for 3 nights

Day 6: Sightseeing of Amer Fort (ascent the fort by elephant and return by jeep) followed by sightseeing of Jaipur city.

Elephant ride to the fort

Day 7: Day at leisure in Jaipur

Day 8: Drive to Ranthambhore National Park (famous for Royal Bengal tiger).

Ranthambore National Park

Check into jungle lodge. Afternoon park safari

Day 9: Morning and afternoon park safari

Ranthambore National Park Game Drive

Day 10: Drive to Agra. Visit the abandoned capital city of Fatehpur Sikri en-route.

Day 11: Visit Taj Mahal and Agra fort.

Taj-Mahal

Red Fort Agra

Drive to Delhi in the afternoon.

Day 12: Sightseeing of Old & New Delhi.

Rashtrapati Bhawan

India Gate

Jama Masjid Delhi

Day 13: Transfer to airport to board flight to onward destination.

End of Tour

14N/15D Jaisalmer Desert Festival Tour from Delhi

Jaisalmer Desert Festival

Join us on a Grand Rajasthan Tour – the ultimate trip through the Land of the Rajput Kings with the unique opportunity to experience the exciting spectacle of the Jaisalmer Desert Festival. As the drums of Rajasthan beat out aloud brightly adorned elephants with their mahouts and tassel laden camels and riders, colourful floats, singers, dancers and marching bands will waltz on by in the city’s annual street parade.

Dates: 7 Feb 2020 – 9 Feb 2020

14N/15D Jaisalmer Desert Festival Tour from Delhi

Delhi – Agra – Jaipur – Surajgarh – Bikaner – Jaislmer – Jodhpur – Ranakpur – Udaipur – Delhi

Itinerary

Day 1: Delhi

Welcome to India and the start of your holiday! Arrive Delhi, included transfer to hotel. Overnight – Delhi

Day 2: Sightseeing in Old & New Delhi

This morning, our Welcome Meeting takes place. We’ll then enjoy a full day sightseeing tour of Delhi, taking in the impressive Red Fort, Jama Masjid – India’s oldest and largest mosque, Raj Ghat – the site of Gandhi’s cremation and more.

Red FortJama Masjid DelhiMahatma Gandhi's Memorial Delhi

Tonight, we enjoy Dinner at a restaurant specializing in classic Indian cuisine. Overnight – Delhi

Day 3: The Taj Mahal

Departing Delhi, we journey to Agra, once India’s Mughal capital.

Taj-MahalHere we explore the legendary Taj Mahal. Built entirely of white marble, the Taj Mahal has no peers.

Red Fort AgraContinuing, we visit Agra fort, which boasts some of India’s finest Mughal buildings behind it’s fortified walls. We also visit a marble craftshop. Overnight – Agra

Day 4: Jaipur

Agra – Jaipur. En route to Jaipur we visit the stunning former Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri – Emperor Akbar’s vision in red sandstone.

fatehpur sikriWe enjoy lunch at Udai Vilas Palace in Bharatpur, before continuing our journey to Jaipur. Overnight – Jaipur

Day 5: Jaipur

This morning, we travel beyond Jaipur to the 16th century Amber Fort.

amber fort jaipur

An exotic elephant ride transports us to the lofty fort, where we’ll enjoy a tour of this Rajput extravaganza.

Elephant ride to the fort

Later in the afternoon we tour the City Palace, which boasts an interesting museum of regal attire and Jantar Mantar, an ancient astronomical observatory.

City Palace jaipur Jantar Mantar jaipur

Overnight – Jaipur

Day 6: Surajgarh – rural India

Jaipur – Surajgarh/ Shekhawati region. Today, we drive to the semi-desert Shekhawati region.

beautiful-Havelis-of-the-Shekhawati-regionThe small towns in this region became important trading posts, a lasting legacy of which are the beautiful painted havelis (mansions) constructed by wealthy merchants in the 18th and 19th centuries. Enjoy an afternoon village walk. Overnight – Surajgarh

Day 7: Bikaner

Surajgarh – Bikaner. Travelling west, our next stop is the 14th century desert town of Bikaner.

Bikaner

Once an important staging post on the great caravan routes, much of the atmospheric old town which we will explore is still encircled by massive fortified walls. Within these walls are havelis, artisan shops and people going about their daily lives.

junagarh-fort-palace

We also visit the spectacular Junagarh Fort & museum, built between 1587 and 1593 during the rule of Rai Singh. Overnight – Bikaner (B)

Day 8: Jaisalmer

Bikaner – Jaisalmer. Driving through the Rajasthani Thar desert we arrive at the medieval caravan outpost of Jaisalmer, one of the jewels in India’s crown. Exquisite wood and yellow sandstone buildings dot the town and within Jaisalmer Fort are homes, hotels and shops hidden in ancient lane ways.

Jaisalmer FortLate afternoon and evening at lesiure. Overnight – Jaisalmer

Day 9: Jaisalmer Desert Festival

Jaisalmer Desert Festival

Bright and early this morning we take a guided tour of the Jaisalmer Fort. Today we have a wonderful opportunity to experience the exciting spectacle of the golden city’s grand parade. As the drums of Rajasthan beat out aloud brightly adorned elephants with their mahouts and tassel laden camels and riders, colourful floats, singers, dancers and marching bands will waltz on by in the city’s annual street parade.

Jaisalmer Desert Festival

Afterward we’ll wait in readiness at the First Gate of mammoth stone fort. Here, with the honey colored fortress as a backdrop there will be plenty of photo opportunities as the procession marches by. Then, together we can walk alongside the festival and street parade as it weaves its way through the city streets of the Rajputs to gates of the town stadium.

Jaisalmer Desert Festival

We too will enter the stadium (scheduled to arrive at 12 noon) and watch the festival events for an hour or so before continue with our city sightseeing tour (time permitting).

jaisalmer

Later in the afternoon after time to freshen up and have some lunch we enjoy a camel ride across the vast, rolling sand dunes of the desert. Overnight – Jaisalmer

Day 10: Jodhpur & the Mighty Thar Desert

Jaisalmer – Jodhpur. An interesting drive through increasingly varied scenery takes us to Jodhpur, a town at the edge of the mighty Thar Desert.

mehrangarh-fort-jodhpurDominated by Meherangarh Fort which sits majestically atop a hill, Jodhpur is known as the Blue City.

Blue City Jodhpur

This is because of the coloured houses in the old town, painted indigo. We’ll enjoy some touring in this colourful Rajasthani city, taking in the mighty fort and bazaars of the old city which are gathered around the city’s tall clock tower. Overnight – Jodhpur

Day 11: Ranakpur

Jodhpur – Ranakpur. Leaving Jodhpur, we drive to Ranakpur, a small town tucked away in a remote valley and famed for its beautiful 14th century Jain temples.

Ranakpur Jain TempleWe’ll enjoy some exploration here and time to relax at our hotel. Overnight – Ranakpur (B)

Days 12 – 13: Ranakpur – Udaipur – picturesque Lake Pichola

Continuing south, we arrive at Udaipur. An oasis of cool, with its massive lake and Venetian-like appearance, Udaipur is one of the most romantic towns in Rajasthan.

pichola lake udaipur

A favorite amongst travelers, Udaipur is crammed full of palaces and temples. During our stay we’ll enjoy a cruise on Lake Pichola, plus touring of the imposing City Palace, not to mention free time to explore and perhaps shop for colorful Rajasthani souvenirs and Indian spices.

jagdish temple udaipur Taj-Palace-Hotel-Udaipur

Overnight – Udaipur

Day 14: Fly back to Delhi

Udaipur – Delhi. Departure transfer to the airport to board a morning flight to Delhi / Mumbai, see note below. The afternoon is free for you to relax at the hotel or to head out and further explore Delhi. Overnight – Delhi

Day 15: Delhi

Saying goodbye to our new found friends, our tour ends, hotel check-out and included onward transfer to airport.

End of Tour

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4N/5D Pushkar Camel Fair Tour from Delhi

Pushkar Camel Fair

Discover the fascinating spectacle of cattle trading, religious pilgrimage, celebration and festivity at Pushkar Camel Fair. Aside from the serious business of livestock trading, there’s the longest mustache competition, a camel beauty pageant, a cricket match, musicians, dancers, magicians and snake charmers hundreds of authentic stalls to explore.

Dates: 22 – 30 Nov 2020

4N/5D Pushkar Camel Fair Tour from Delhi

Delhi – Pushkar – Ajmer – Delhi

Itinerary

Day 1: Welcome to Delhi

Welcome to India and the start of your holiday!We will pick you from the Airport and take you to a pre booked hotel. After checkin, relax for a few hours.

Jama Masjid Delhi

In the afternoon we will take you on sightseeing tour of Old Delhi. Explore the colourful sights of Delhi. Opt to visit the imposing Red Fort, Jama Masjid – India’s oldest and largest mosque, Raj Ghat – the site of Mahatma Gandhi’s cremation. Overnight – Delhi

Day 2: Delhi – Ajmer – Pushkar Camel Fair

This morning is an early start as we board the Ajmer Shatabadi express bound for Ajmer. Seated in the air conditioned chair class carriage and leaving the city behind we look out upon a landscape of golden desert studded with green fields of agriculture and peaceful villages. Upon arrival to Ajmer a short drive leads us to our accommodation, a kilometer from the uproarious gathering of the Pushkar Camel Fair.

pushkar fair

For the next few nights we bed down in our comfortable Swiss style permanent tented camp. Each high roofed tent with solid flooring, proper beds and linen offers the facilities of air conditioning, en suite with a bath and hot and cold running water.

Pushkar-Camel-Festival

After lunch and time to freshen up we head over to the frenzy of activity and riot of colour that is associated Pushkar – possibly the world’s largest camel fair. Attracting some 300 000 visitors, 40 000 camel, cattle and horses the fair draws sightseers, pilgrims, nomads, breeders, herdsmen, farmers and traders with their accompanying family, livestock and wares from all over the state of Rajasthan. Pushkar is an authentic cultural spectacle that’s totally unique and promises to be good fun. Overnight – Pushkar

Day 3: Camel judging, cricket, music & magicians

pushkar fairToday offers a glimpse at the serious business of livestock trading and the judging of the best bovine and came lids in each category. There are also more light hearted activities on offer such as the camel running races, tug of war, awards for the best dressed camel and a beauty pageant. Take a look in at the longest moustache competition or keep score at the cricket match between the local Pushkar club and a random assortment of tourists.

There are also vibrant folk music and dances, magic shows and various other traditional entertainment and competitions as well as hundreds of authentic stalls to explore, packed with jewelry and textiles from the surrounding areas.

pushkar fair

This evening can be spent watching the various entertainments offered at our camp, outdoors and under a blanket of stars. Overnight – Pushkar

Day 4: Pushkar – bathing at the ghats

Pushkar LakeToday marks the start of the Kartik Poornima, a Hindu holy day celebrated on the full moon or the fifteenth lunar day in the month of Kartik. According to the Hindu scriptures the lake relates to Brahma, the god of all creation and is one of the five most holy Hindu pilgrimage sites in India.

Pushkar Lake Video

Pushkar Market Video

Savitri Mata Temple Pushkar

The Brahma temple here is the most important temple in Pushkar, and is in fact the only Brahma temple in the whole of the country.

brahma temple pushkar

On this day of celebration countless pilgrims swathed in colourful fabric converge for a holy dip in the sacred lake before the morning sun has cast its first rays on the earth. Surrounded by 52 bathing ghats (a series of steps leading to the lake), throngs of devotees line the water’s edge praying to the deities before washing away the sins of a lifetime.

pushkar fair

After all sin has been absolved, the atmosphere is electric and the carnival, music, dancers, magicians, acrobats, snake charming, horse and camel racing continues. If all the excitement becomes to much and you’re in need a breath of fresh air remember you can always take stroll and explore any one of the 500 Hindu temples surrounding the lake and the local area.

pushkar fair

This fascinating spectacle of cattle trading, religious worship, celebration and festivity at Pushkar during this time of year is globally famous. Your baggage allowance may not allow you to take home a camel, but you’re sure to find something truly unique and authentic here at the annual fair. Overnight – Pushkar

Day 5: Ajmer Sherif and onward to Delhi

Pushkar – Delhi. This morning offers free time before visiting the town of Ajmer Sherif. The most notable site is the resting place of the Sufi seer, Khwaja Muin-ud-din Chisti who died here in 1236 after six days of fasting and praying. Possibly the most important Muslim shrine in India fervent pilgrims patronize the shrine as did many of the Mughal rulers including that of Emperor Akbar.

Ajmer Sharif

Leading off the Dargah Bazaar we enter the shrine via a gateway of immensely beautifully intricately carved silver doors. In the courtyard stands two huge cauldrons with capacity of 2240 kg and 4480 litres! That’s a lot of chicken soup!

Onward to the station we board our train to Delhi arriving at 22:45 in the evening and transfer to the airport for your onward international flight.

End of Tour

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2N/3D Jaipur Tour

Jaigarh-Fort-Jaipur

2N/3D Jaipur Tour from Delhi

Jaipur – the capital city of Rajasthan is an all time favorite destination of travelers from across the world. Also known as the ‘Pink City’, Jaipur is famous for its architectural wonders. The captivating architectural structures are painted pink which draw the attention of the visitors. With our 2N/3D Jaipur City Tour, you can explore the popular destinations in luxury and style!

Day 1 : Delhi to Jaipur

Begin your Journey from New Delhi to Jaipur in the early morning. Arrival at Jaipur and check-in at the hotel.

In the afternoon, you will go for sightseeing to the City Palace and museum along with an expert guide. The sightseeing tour will also cover Hawa Mahal and Jantar Mantar.

City Palace jaipur Jantar Mantar jaipur Hawa Mahal jaipur

Comfortable overnight stay in Jaipur.

Day 2 : Jaipur Sightseeing

Morning Pay a visit to the Amber Fort, riding an elephant’s back post breakfast (depends on the availability of the elephants).

Elephant ride to the fort

The Sheesh Mahal (Hall of Mirrors), Jal Mahal and the Kali Temple are the must to visit places.

Sheesh Mahal Jal Mahal Jaipur

Overnight stay in Jaipur.

Day 3 : Jaipur to Delhi

Carry out your activities in the morning. In the afternoon, leave for Delhi.

Drop at home/hotel/airport.

End of Tour

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Heritage Walking Tour Udaipur

Rajasthani Hand Made Shoes

Heritage Walking Tour Udaipur

Heritage Walking Tour of Udaipur is a short, informative and interesting tour of Old City which starts from the famous Jagdish Chowk and ends at the Tonga Stand. The tour takes you across narrow lanes and bazars offering rich views and deep insights into the past and present that makes Udaipur truly unique.

Time duration: 1 ½ Hours

The walk start from Jagdish Chowk  and going through Kansaro Ki Gali which was the older part of city given to the copper smith they have their houses and their work shop where a few you can still find working making cooper utensils , this is also the place where people can feel the orientation of old city Residential area.

Clock tower is 19 th Century Structure Raised by Maharana Fathe singh , the clock is English Mechanism.

We will next visit the local jeweler market sells Gold and Silver ornaments and these shops have more rural customers to buy, then we move towards BADA BAZAR which was Main Market of Udaipur there are fabric Shops, Jain temple where you can find ladies shopping, it is colorful market with small shops and which have remained as they were hundreds of years back. It is a busy market during weekdays and also at the time of Festivals and weddings.

At the Old shoe market we will see age old traditional MOCHI shops and Shoes hanging on walls. Mochi is One of the Community Ground  floor cum work Shop and First Floor is Home, they sell traditional Shoes (MOJDI) Rajasthani Hand Made Shoes as well as Machine Made Modern Shoes.

Mandi Ki Nal which was the passage leading toward Dhan Mandi, which was old grain market , in this passage there are so many cooking utensils shop you can feel by very first sight because of the utensil hanging and kept out side the shops.

In Dhan Mandi there are shops of the merchants sailing Dry  Fruits , lentils , rice , edible oil , and you come in  open passage which is end of Dhan mandi you find shops of various things and finally you come towards the Vegetable Market and Saler they do not have shops they sit on Ground with their Vegetable Basket’s  and at the same time they can view Ganch community whose   traditional Job is to make Bamboo Basket and  other things made out of Bamboo.

finally we proceed towards Delhi gate which was one of the Twelve entry Gate of City passing by many shops sailing different kind of things ,like Sweets, Sugar Cane Juice , Garments , brooms you may find couple of ladies setting on the ground on the side of the road sailing IRON Tools .

delhi gate udaipur

End at Old Tonga Stand from where you get your vehicle.

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2N/3D Udaipur Luxury Tour

Taj-Palace-Hotel-Udaipur

pichola lake udaipur

Udaipur, often called the “Venice of the East” is located in the Indian state of Rajasthan. Udaipur was founded by Maharana Udai Singh and it became the capital of Mewar Kingdom. The city flourished under many rulers of the dynasty. Udaipur is a fascinating blend of sights, sound and experiences and inspiration for the imagination of poets, painters and writers. Beside shimmering Lake Pichola, with the ochre and purple ridges of the wooded Aravalli Hills stretching away in every direction, Udaipur has a romance of setting unmatched in Rajasthan and arguably in all India.

Taj Lake Palace Udaipur

Lake Palace is a luxury hotel, which has 83 rooms and suites featuring white marble walls. The Lake Palace is located on the island of Jag Niwas in Lake Pichola, Udaipur, India, and its natural foundation spans 4 acres. Built as the pleasure palace of Maharaja Jagat Singh II, the Taj Lake Palace is is the most romantic hotel in the world. Experience the fabled lifestyle of Indian royalty.

Taj Lake Palace Udaipur 3

This luxury tour of Udaipur lets you immerse in the rich heritage and culture of the Royal state of Rajasthan and experience the best of Indian hospitality at the Taj Lake Palace Hotel.

Taj Lake Palace Udaipur pool

Tour Details

Day 1: Arrive Udaipur

Arrival in Udaipur & you will be transferred to hotel from Udaipur airport . Upon arrival check in at hotel.

Taj Lake Palace Udaipur

Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight stay at Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur.

Day 2: Udaipur

After breakfast, enjoy half day sightseeing tour of Udaipur. Visit City Palace, Jagdish Temple, Saheliyon ki Bari, Sukhadiya Circle, Monsoon palace.

City Palace udaipurjagdish temple udaipurSaheliyon ki bari udaipur

Evening is at leisure.

Lake Pichola Udaipur

Enjoy Rajasthani Thali dinner & overnight stay at Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur.

Day 3: Depart Udaipur

After breakfast, check out from hotel & you will be transferred to Udaipur airport for your onward journey.

End of Tour

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3N/4D Udaipur Mount Abu Tour

city palace udaipur

city palace udaipur3N/4D Udaipur Mount Abu Tour from Delhi

Itinerary:

DAY 01: Drive to Udaipur

Today afternoon hop in to the car as you will drive to Udaipur from Delhi. Overnight in Car.

DAY 02: Udaipur

On arrival at Udaipur you will be transferred to the hotel. After refreshments and breakfast proceed on a sightseeing tour of Udaipur.

Lake Pichola Udaipur

Visit City Palace originally built in 1559, overlooking the Lake Pichola, consisting of Durbar Hall, Crystal Gallery, Palace Museum and Jagdish Temple.

City Palace udaipur

jagdish temple udaipur

Later visit Sahelio Ki Bari, a small ornamental garden built for the Royal Ladies for recreational purpose.

Saheliyon ki bari udaipur

Visit the Fateh Sagar Lake where a memorial of Rana Pratap atop his faithful charger ‘Chetak’ stands and people pay their respect. Later visit the Lok-kala Mandal & Shilpgram which are a collection of folk art mementos like folk dresses, musical instruments, ornaments, puppets, masks, paintings, Village art and crafts etc.

Bhartiya Lok Kala MuseumThey also organize puppet shows and folk dances every evening in an open air theater. Overnight at Udaipur.

DAY 03 : On to Mount. Abu ( 170 Kms./ 3 hrs aprox.)

After breakfast check out of the hotel and proceed to Mount Abu. On arrival check into the hotel.

Mount Abu

Later proceed to visit some landmarks of Mt. Abu like Om Shanti Bhawan and the sprawling complex of the world famous religious organization of Brahmakumaris.

Om Shanti Bhawan Mount Abu

Return to the hotel. Overnight in Mt. Abu.

DAY 04: Mount. Abu

After breakfast proceed on a sightseeing tour of Mount Abu visiting the Dilwara Temple, Gurushikhar Temple, Nakki Lake, Toad Rock, and Sunset Point etc.

Nakki Lake

Overnight in Mount Abu.

DAY 05: Depart Mount. Abu

After breakfast check out of hotel and proceed to Delhi.

You may opt for a detour to Ranakpur to see ancient Marble temples of intricate design (at additional cost).

Ranakpur Jain Temple

Reach Delhi by 11:00 Pm.

Drop at Home/Hotel/Airport.

End of Tour

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16 Days Offbeat Rajasthan Tour

Jojawar

Go for desert safari, meet the tribals, experience a ride through the desert, enjoy an evening under the stars, enjoy the folk dance and music, visit formidable forts and stunning palaces, beautiful havelis and humble villages, enjoy the world famous rajasthani hospitality and cuisine. Our Offbeat Rajasthan Tour is a travel extravaganza that takes you across the Land of Maharajas in comfort and style. Experience the richness of culture and traditions that make Rajasthan one of the top travel destinations.

Duration:  16 Days / 15 Nights

Places:  Delhi > Pushkar > Jojawar > Udaipur > Jodhpur > Dabdi > Osian > Sodakore > Jaisalmer > Sam > Bikaner > Mandawa > Jaipur > Delhi

16 Days Offbeat Rajasthan Tour from Delhi

Itinerary:

Day 1: Welcome to Delhi

Delhi International Airport

Welcome to the political and Cultural Capital of India – Delhi. Traditional welcome at the airport by our representative and transfer to hotel.

Day 2: Delhi – Pushkar (390 km from Delhi, 07 hrs drive)

After a early breakfast proceed half day sightseeing tour of Delhi where ornate buildings recall the days when India was the Jewel in the crown of the British Empire.

Rashtrapati BhawanVisit the India Gate and the grand Government buildings, the President’s House, Mahatama Gandhi Memorial and also visit Laxmi Narayan temple popularly known as Birla Temple and the 11th century Qutab Minar.

Qutub Minar

After lunch we leave for Pushkar. On arrival check in to the hotel and freshen up. An interesting dinner under the stars with the Rajasthani cultural folk music and dances awaits you. Overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 3: Pushkar

brahma temple pushkar

After breakfast, go for a full day sightseeing and visit the Brahma temple (said to be one of the few temples in the world dedicated to this deity) Pushkar Lake, Man Mahal and Savitri temple in Pushkar.

Pushkar Lake

Also visit the famous Dargah Sharif at Ajmer. Relax at the resort after a full day of sightseeing and shopping. Overnight at the resort in Pushkar.

Ajmer Sharif

Day 4: Pushkar – Jojawar (160 km from Pushkar, 3½ hrs drive)

After a leisurely breakfast, check out of the hotel and enjoy a beautiful drive to Jojawar. Check in to the hotel and lunch at the hotel. After lunch we proceed for an amazing insight into the village life and its surroundings on the back of the famous Marwari Horses.

Jojawar

Return back well in time to enjoy the Rajasthani dinner, dance and music, a perfect end to a lovely day. Overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 5: Jojawar

A very exciting day awaits you; after breakfast we start the day with train Safari which is one of the major attractions at Jojawar.

jojawar train safariThe train safari takes you through the beautiful & scenic Aravallis passing through tunnels and bridges overlooking the dazzling lake and the forest around it. This gives a good insight into the local tribal life.

The train journey will be followed by the Jeep safari organized to the neighboring tribal and Rebari settlements where one could interact and peep into the rich rural culture of Rajasthan and later visit a famous tribal horse lord temple where high tea is served just around sunset.

jojawar jeep safariEnthusiasts could also opt for four wheel driving. A real exciting day comes to an end and we look forward to a beautiful dinner under the stars.

Overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 6: Jojawar – Udaipur (150 km from Jojawar, 3hrs drive)

After breakfast we drive to Udaipur, the city of lakes. The city was built in 1559 A.D. by Maharaja Udai Singh and has been described as the most romantic spot in the continent of India.

City Palace udaipur

jagdish temple udaipur

Saheliyon ki bari udaipur

pichola lake udaipur

Visit the City Palace museum, the Jagdish temple, Sahelion Ki Bari (Queen’s resort for their friends) Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir (Folk art museum) and the Pratap Memorial. We will also visit the Shilpgram, a tribute to the Rajasthani rural life and the craftsmen.

Overnight stay at the hotel in Udaipur.

Day 7: Udaipur – Jodhpur (185 kms from Udaipur, 4-5 hrs drive)

After breakfast proceed by road to Jodhpur. Enroute visit the Ranakpur Jain Temples.

Ranakpur Jain Temple

Ranakpur is widely known for its marble Jain temple, and for a much older Sun Temple which lies opposite the former. In general, the Jain temples of Ranakpur present a distinct style of their own. The ceilings of the temples are adorned with foliage scroll work and geometric patterns. The top and bottom part of the domes are joined by Brackets with figures of deities on them.

Arrival in Jodhpur and visit the Umaid Bhavan Palace Museum.

Umaid Bhawan Palace MuseumEvening at leisure and over night stay in Jodhpur.

Day 8: Jodhpur – Dabdi (70 kms from Jodhpur, 1½ hrs drive)

Check out of the hotel after an early morning breakfast and start the day with the morning sight seeing of Jodhpur which includes the massive Mehrangarh fort.

mehrangarh-fort-jodhpur

This massive Mehrangarh fort came first and around it grew the city of Jodhpur protected by a high stone wall with seven gates and countless bastions) en route Osian.

osianOn arrival at the resort we begin our adventure of the camel safari. Packed lunch will be served in the afternoon arrival at village Bikamkor with a packed lunch. On arrival you will be met by our Safari staff and Camel riders. Then start your Camel Safari for village Dabdi, a two hour ride. Just before sunset, arrive at your exclusive mobile safari camp. Enjoy an evening under the stars followed by a candlelit dinner. Over night at the Dabdi dunes. Distance covered-9 kms.

Day 9: Dabdi – Osian

After breakfast we will start our safari through the Thar Desert. After a four hour ride we approach the oasis village ‘Khetasar’ where we visit the local weavers and the potters. Here lunch will be served by the oasis or at a village hut. After lunch resume the safari for the resort covering a total distance of 25 Km.

Khetasar

Alternatively for those not wanting to proceed to the resort by camel, Jeeps will be waiting to take you to the resort and there the afternoon can be spent enjoying the swimming pool located on the highest sand-dune.

Evening folk entertainment followed by dinner. Overnight at the resort in Osian.

Day 10 : Osian – Sodakore (200 kms from Osian, 5 hrs drive)

After breakfast take a short tour of the famous Osian Temples and then proceed to Sodakore.

osian-templesOsian temple is a cluster of ruined Brahmanical and Jain temples dating from the 8th to 11th  centuries. The city was a major religious centre of the kingdom of Marwar during the Pratihara dynasty. Of the 18 shrines in the group, the Surya or Sun Temple and the later Kali temple, Sachiya Mata Temple and the main Jain temple dedicated to Lord Mahavira stands out in their grace and architecture.

Sodakore

Arrival at the nature resort in Sodakore which offers Organic food, farm fresh dairy and poultry products. In the evening enjoy the village safaris interacting with the vibrant village community and a walk around the Amla Orchard.

Overnight at the resort with cultural dinner.

Day 11 : Sodakore – Jaisalmer – Sam (110 kms from Sodakore, 3 hrs drive)

Check out of the resort after breakfast and proceed for sightseeing of Jaisalmer which includes the golden-hued Jaisalmer fort, Nathmalji ki Haveli, Patwon ki Haveli, Salim singh ki Haveli.

Jaisalmer Fort

patwon ki haveli jaisalmer

After sightseeing of Jaisalmer proceed for the Sam Sand Dunes, the perfect place to enjoy & experience a desert life.

jaisalmerEnjoy the sun set on the back of Camel in the dunes followed by dance, music, cocktails and dinner in the dunes under the stars.

Overnight at the camp in Sam.

Day 12 : Sam – Bikaner (380 kms from Jaisalmer, 6-7 hrs drive)

After breakfast proceed by road to Bikaner enjoying the small villages and rural sights of Rajasthan with its sand dunes. Over night stay in Bikaner.

Day 13 : Bikaner – Mandawa (190 km from Bikaner, 4hrs drive)

junagarh-fort-palaceAfter breakfast visit the Junagarh Fort, constructed between 1588-1593 by Raja Jai Singh, a general in the Mughal Emperor Akbar’s army followed by the Karnimata Temple at Deshnok; famous as the rat temple.

Karni Mata Temple Karni Mata Temple

Also visit the prestigious camel breeding farm in the evening around 1530hrs and proceed to Mandawa, a small and bustling town in the Shekhawati region lying north of Jaipur.

beautiful-Havelis-of-the-Shekhawati-region

Its importance lies in the splendidly frescoed havelis or mansions – mostly constructed by the prosperous merchants, between the 18th and 20th centuries.

Overnight at the hotel in Mandawa.

Day 14: Mandawa – Jaipur (160 km from Mandawa, 4hrs drive)

After brunch check out of the hotel and start for Jaipur. Arrival in Jaipur by the evening and check in to the hotel.

Day 15 : Jaipur

amber fort jaipur

Full day sightseeing of Jaipur which includes places of interest like the City Palace, Jaigarh Fort, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar and Amber Fort.

City Palace jaipur

Jantar Mantar jaipurThe steep approach to the Amber Palace gives you an opportunity to enjoy an elephant ride up the hill like a King and a Queen with a scintillating view of the lake below surrounded by hills.

Elephant ride to the fort

Late evening free for independent activities or shopping. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 16 : Jaipur – Delhi (260 km from Jaipur, 5 hrs drive approx))

After breakfast check out of the hotel and proceed to Delhi Airport as per your further flight.

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13 Days Classical Rajasthan Tour

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Duration:  13 Days / 12 Nights

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13 Days Classical Rajasthan Tour

Itinerary:

DAY 01 : ARRIVE DELHI

On arrival in India you will be greeted and escorted by our Executive to your hotel. (Rooms will be available from 1200 hrs)

Delhi International Airport

In its 3000 years of existence; seven cities have risen where the present capital of India stands. Here you’ll encounter a fascinating blend of the ancient and the contemporary. Where government buildings, medieval palaces and bazaars exist beside a modern metropolis. Delhi is a city waiting to be explored.

Overnight at the hotel

DAY 02 : DELHI

After breakfast, enjoy the sightseeing of Delhi.

Drive past Red Fort (Closed on Mondays) the 17th century imposing fortress built in red sandstone is surrounded by a huge 33m high boundary wall. Inside are exquisite palaces and beautiful gardens.

Red Fort

Jama Masjid Delhi

Opposite the Red Fort lies Jama Masjid (Friday Mosque) made of red sandstone and white marble, completed in 1656 at a cost of one million Rupees has perfect proportions. Jama Masjid is India’s largest mosque where more than 20.000 people can kneel in prayer. The interior of the prayer hall is divided into aisles by arches. The walls and floors are of marble inlay panels.

Mahatma Gandhi's Memorial Delhi

Also visit the Raj Ghat on the banks of the river Yamuna, Mahatma Gandhi’s Memorial, where he was cremated following his assassination in January 1948. The memorial lies in the midst of landscaped gardens and made of a simple square platform of black marble inscribed with his last words “Hey Ram”. An eternal flame burns 24 hours.

Rashtrapati Bhawan

You will drive Past Rashtrapati Bhawan once the Viceroy’s residence is now the official residence of the President of India.

India Gate

Photo stop at India Gate Built of Bharatpur stone, commemorates the 70,000 Indian soldiers who died in the 1st world war. 13516 names of British and Indian soldiers killed in the Afghan War of 1919 are engraved on the arch and foundations.

humayun's tomb

Visit the Humayun’s Tomb, built by his wife Haji Begum in the 16th. Century. An early example of Mughal architecture considered the predecessor of the Taj Mahal.

Overnight at the hotel

DAY 0 3: DELHI / AGRA (Approx. 206 Kms – 5 hrs drive)

After leisurely breakfast drive to Agra. On the way visit Sikandra.

Sikandra Agra

Sikandra: The mausoleum of the great Mughal King Akbar (1556-1605). Akbar began building it during his lifetime and his son, the Mughal Emperor Jahangir, completed it. It has a large arched entrance and green lawns, on which deer can be seen grazing, surround the tomb.

On arrival in Agra check in at the hotel

Agra stands on the right bank of the river Yamuna, was once the seat of the Mughal rulers, the zenith of art and an enshrined romance. A town famous for its beautiful medieval monuments. The passion of the Mughals for building endowed it with some of the loveliest buildings in the world.

Overnight at the hotel

DAY 04 : AGRA

After breakfast enjoy the sightseeing tour of Agra. Visit Taj Mahal (Closed on Fridays) – A poignant poetry in marble, stands serene and awesome on a raised marble platform, by the banks of the Yamuna. The most extravagant monument ever built for love is a tribute to the

Taj-Mahal

Timelessness of art and love. The inimitable poem in white marble, one of the seven modern wonders of the world, the finest expression of love of Emperor Shah Jahan for his queen Mumtaz who died giving birth to their

14th child, is located on the banks of the Yamuna river here. The construction of the Taj had commenced in 1631AD and had ended in 1653AD. Workers were gathered from all over the country and from central Asia. About 20,000 people were recruited to translate this dream into reality. The main architect was Isa Khan who was brought from Iran.

Red Fort Agra

Visit Agra Fort, -Built by the great Emperor Akbar in 1565 AD, the fort is a masterpiece of design and construction. Within the fort are a number of exquisite buildings, including the Moti

Masjid, Diwane-I-Am, Diwane-I-Khas and Musamman Burj, where the Emperor Shah Jahan died in imprisonment, besides Jahangir’s Palace, Khaas Mahal and the Sheesh Mahal.

Rest of the day is free.

Overnight at the hotel

DAY 05 : AGRA / FATEHPUR SIKRI / JAIPUR (Approx. 232 Kms / 05 hrs)

After breakfast drive to Jaipur. On the way visit Fatehpur Sikri.

fatehpur sikri

It is a beautiful and deserted medieval city built by Akbar the Great in the 16th century to serve as the capital of his vast empire. The Mughals later abandoned this city for lack of water.

After sightseeing drive to Jaipur. Maharaja Jai Singh II built Jaipur in the 18th century. It is a planned city built with ancient Hindu rules as the colonial capital of a richly colorful state. The whole city was painted pink to welcome the visit of Prince Albert in 1853.

On arrival in Jaipur, check in at the hotel.

Overnight at the hotel

DAY 06 : JAIPUR

After breakfast, half-day excursion trip takes you to Amber Fort with Elephant or Jeep ride. The Amber Fort was built in 1592 by Raja Man Singh, is one of the finest examples of Rajput architecture. It gives extensive views over a deep narrow valley and the wider plains beyond.

amber fort jaipur

En route, make a photo stop at the palace of winds the Hawa Mahal. A 5 storied building with 25cm thick facade from the 18 century having 953 windows and niches so that ladies of royal family could see the procession and events in the city without being visible to the people.

Hawa Mahal jaipur

In the afternoon, visit City Palace. The beautiful palace was built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh during his reign. Among the various forts and palaces of Jaipur, City Palace stands apart, with its outstanding art and architecture. City Palace complex covers a huge area, which is divided into a series of gardens, courtyards and buildings. The premises consists several buildings like Chandra Mahal, Mubarak Mahal, Mukut Mahal, Maharani’s Palace, Shri Govind Dev Temple and the City Palace Museum.

City Palace jaipur

Also visit Jantar Mantar (1728-34) by king astrologer Jai Singh II. The instruments are built of stone with marble facing on the important plains for measuring the harmony of the heavens.

Jantar Mantar jaipur

Each instrument serves a particular function and each gives an accurate reading.

Overnight at the hotel

DAY 07 : JAIPUR / JODHPUR (Approx. 332 Kms – 07 hrs)

After breakfast drive to Jodhpur. Set on the edge of the Thar desert, the imperial city of Jodhpur echoes with tales of antiquity in the emptiness of the desert. Once the capital of the Marwar state, it was founded in 1459 A.D. by Rao Jodha chief of the Rathore clan of Rajputs who claimed to be descendants of Rama the epic hero of the Ramayana.

On arrival, check in at the hotel.

Overnight at the hotel

DAY 08 : JODHPUR

After breakfast enjoy the sightseeing of Jodhpur.

Visit Mehrangarh Fort, which was built by Rao Jodha in 1459. It has various pavillions beautifully decorated and at times filled like museums with the old royal artifacts. From the top of the fort one can get a bird’s eye view of the old city. You will notice the predominance of blue houses referred to as Brahmin houses – the colour being associated with the high caste.

mehrangarh-fort-jodhpur

Also visit Jaswant Thada. It is a white marble memorial built by Sardar Singh in 1899 in memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II. The monument, in its entirety, is built out of intricately

Jaswant Thada Jodhpur

carved sheets of marble. These stones are extremely thin and polished so that they emit a warm glow when the sun’s rays dance across their surface.

Overnight at the hotel.

DAY 09 : JODHPUR / RANAKPUR ( Approx.169 Kms – 3 ½ hrs drive)

After breakfast, drive to Ranakpur. On arrival, visit the Ranakpur Jain Temples. Renowned for some marvelously carved Jain temples in amber stones, Ranakpur is one of the five holy places of the Jain community. These temples were created in the 15th century A.D. during the reign of Rana Kumbha and are enclosed within a wall. The central ‘Chaumukha’ or four-faced temple is dedicated to the venerated Tirthankara Rishabhji. Open on all four sides, it enshrines the four-faced image of Adinath. Sprawling over 48,000 sq.feet, the temple is an astounding creation with 29 halls and 1,444 pillars – all distinctly carved.

Ranakpur Jain Temple

Images of 24 tirthankars are carved on the ‘Mandaps’ or porticoes in a corridor around the shrine with each mandap having a ‘Shikhar’ or spire adorned with little bells on the top. The gentle breeze wafting through the corridors move the bells creating celestial music all around the complex. Rising in three stories, the temple has four small shrines with 80 spires supported by 420 columns.

After the sightseeing, check in at the hotel.

Overnight at the hotel.

DAY 10 : RANAKPUR / UDAIPUR (Approx. 90 Kms – 02 hrs drive)

After breakfast, drive to Udaipur. Udaipur is known as the Venice of the East. It has to its credit some beautiful temples and gardens. It lies in the Girwa Valley amidst the Aravali hills of South Rajasthan. The City is considered a Romantic city with its lakes, gardens, temples and –an Oasis in the Thar Desert. Arrive Udaipur and transfer to the Hotel.

pichola lake udaipur

Later visit enjoy Boat ride on Lake Pichola. Lake Pichola derives its name from Pichola Village. Maharana Udai Singh enlarged the lake after he founded the city of Udaipur. This picturesque 4 km long and 3 km wide lake encloses the Jag Niwas Island and the Jag Mandir. The City Palace extends along its eastern banks.

Overnight at the hotel

DAY 11 : UDAIPUR

After breakfast, enjoy the sightseeing of Udaipur, which includes the visits to the following:

City Palace udaipur

city palace udaipur city palace udaipur city palace udaipur

City Palace: One of the largest royal complexes in Rajasthan, the City Palace stands majestically on a promontory on the picturesque Lake Pichola. The complex boasts 11 constituent Mahals (palaces), with balconies, towers and cupolas, offering a breathtaking view of the lake and its surroundings. The Durbar Hall, which was used as a venue for formal occasions like state banquets and meetings, has most luxurious interiors highlighted by some of the largest chandeliers in the world. The Palace also houses a museum displaying a number of interesting artifacts.

Bhartiya Lok Kala Museum

Folklore Museum: Bhartiya lok Kala mandal was founded by Padma Shri Devi Lal Samar in 1952. The main objective of the Institute is to conduct studies on the folk art, songs and festivals of regions like Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh etc and to revive a vanishing folk culture. The institute has a puppet unit that trains children, teachers and other artists in the art of puppetry, as this is a very powerful non-conventional educative medium.

Saheliyon ki bari udaipur

Sahelion ki Bari:The Sahelion-ki-Bari Garden was built in early 18th century AD as a retreat for ladies of the royal household to spend their time in leisure. The enchantingly beautiful Garden is famous for its lotus pool, fountains (in the shape of birds), lush green lawns, flowerbeds, and marble pavilions, offering a breathtaking view to visitors.

jagdish temple udaipur

Jagdish Temple:Built in 1651 AD by Maharana Jagat Singh, Jagdish Temple is the largest and the most beautiful temple in Udaipur. Dedicated to Lord Vishnu, the temple is famous for its beautiful sculpted images and towering shikhara. The temple represents a fine example of Indo-Aryan architectural style.

Overnight at the hotel

DAY 12 : UDAIPUR / DELHI (Flight)

After breakfast transfer to the airport to board the flight for Delhi. (Check out time is 1200 hrs)

Arrive Delhi and transfer to the hotel. (Rooms will be available on Day Use only)

In time transfer to the airport to board the flight back home.

DAY 13 : DELHI DEPARTURE

Today you will connect the flight back home.

End of Tour

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