Rajasthan tour depicts a multi-faceted grandeur of India. Forts, historical monuments, temples and archeological sites dot this tour. Whether it is a simple drive along the picturesque landscape of Rajasthan or a nature walk, each venture pulsates with vibrant energy and activity. This journey takes you to Delhi, Mandawa, Bikaner, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Jaipur and Agra. Be it the historical red fort and India Gate of Delhi or architectural grandeur of Jodhpur’ Mehrangarh Fort, at every travel destination you are in for an experience of a lifetime. As your eyes savor the unparalled charisma and grandeur of Taj Mahal in Agra, you cannot help but gasp at the timeless beauty. Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri, the other two UNESCO World Heritage Sites equally fascinate you. This tour is meticulously designed to make 12 days of your life extremely rewarding.
Day 1 Arrive Delhi
Day 2 Sightseeing in Delhi
Day 3 Drive Delhi to Mandawa
Day 4 Drive from Mandawa to Bikaner
Day 5 Drive from Bikaner to Jaisalmer
Day 6 Sightseeing in Jaisalmer
Day 7 Drive from Jaisalmer to Jodhpur
Day 8 Drive from Jodhpur to Jaipur
Day 9 Sightseeing in Jaipur
Day 10 Drive from Jaipur to Agra
Day 11 Sightseeing in Agra &
Day 12 Drive from Agra to Delhi and departure
As soon as you land at Delhi airport, our staff will be at your warm reception to escort you to your hotel. After getting thoroughly briefed about the travel plan, you can make all the apt travel preparations accordingly. You get to have free time to indulge in any kind of activities of your choice..
Sightseeing in Delhi
The entire day will be exclusively planned to guide you around the major attractions of Delhi. Delhi sightseeing tour begins shortly after breakfast. 17th century Red Fort which was built by the great Mughal Shah Jahan gives you delightful reflection on the India history. On approaching Jama Masjid, you get some insights into Muslim religion, culture and belief. India Gate is another living pride of New Delhi and it is also a reminder of the World War. You will also have a pleasure to visit President House, an official residence of India's President. Thereafter, the journey takes you to Qutab Minar. At the end of the day, you finally head back to your hotel for dinner and overnight stay..
Drive Delhi to Mandawa
Once you have your breakfast, you will be driven to your hotel in Mandawa. After enjoying a delicious meal and the facilities of the hotel, you can explore around Mandawa city. Eventually, you overnight at the hotel after dinner..
Drive from Mandawa to Bikaner
Soon after breakfast, our staff will drive you to Bikaner. En route, you will spot several locals riding camels and this is the usual customary habit which makes Bikaner uniquely different from other parts of India. Upon arriving at your hotel in Bikaner, you can erase you tiredness and enjoy hearty lunch. Thereafter, you get to venture into Bikaner's cultural exploration. Embracing the fondest memories of Bikaner, you doze off to sleep at your hotel..
Drive from Bikaner to Jaisalmer
Breakfast follows a scenic drive to Jaisalmer. The journey ends at your hotel in Jaisalmer where you stay for the night..
Sightseeing in Jaisalmer
Right after breakfast, you make an early start to explore Jaisalmer with the assistance of your guide. You get to learn about local culture, food, arts and people. Forts on the other hand make very alluring sight. In the evening, you get to have your dinner in a typical Rajastani style and interestingly the food will also be served on traditional earthenware pots by India women in Rajastani attire. Even the place where you have to dine will be an exact replica of typical Rajastani village hut with thatched roofs. Other cuisine like Continental and Muglai food will also be served. During the dinner, the hotel entertains you with the live performance of Rajastani Folk music and Dance. After this eventful experience, you retreat back to the comfort of your bed at your hotel..
Drive from Jaisalmer to Jodhpur
You leave Jaisalmer early in the morning after breakfast. This time your travel destination is Jodhpur, the second largest city in Rajasthan. With warm reception and hospitality, our staff will escort you to your hotel in Jodhpur. Nicknamed as "Sun City", "Blue City" and also as "Marwar", Jodhpur is most soght after destination for its palaces, forts, temples and pictureque desert landscape. Thick stone wall encloses the city with its Nagauri gate, Merati gate, Sojati gate, Jalori gate, Siwanchi gate and Chand gate. Your well structured Jodhpur Sightseeing tour starts after breakfast with a visit to Mehrangarh Fort which towers the city at an elevation of 125 m. The fort has a musuem that has amzingly preserved India's miniatures, antique furnitures, palanquins, howdahs, royal cradles, miniatures, musical instruments, costumes and many other object of historic value. Further on, you will be driven past the Clock Tower to visit Jaswant Thada, a white marble memorial of Maharja Jaswant Singh II built in 1899. There are two tombs residing near this historical monument. 20th century Umaid Bhavan Palace is your next destination. This palace got its name from its founder Maharaja Umaid Singh and locals also call this palace by the name "Chittar Palace" as it was constructed using chittar sandstone. Its architectural aesthetics include picturesque courtyards, spacious elegant rooms, beautiful balconies, royal residence, the Heritage hotel and museum. Other worthwhile visits are to Osiyan Temple, Girdikot and Sardar market and Maha Mandir. Eventually, you return to your hotel for dinner and overnight stay..
Drive from Jodhpur to Jaipur
Leaving behind Jodhpur with the lasting memories, you will be driven to Jaipur after breakfast. On reaching your hotel in Jaipur, you get to enjoy the high quality services. Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan, is popularly called "Pink City" and was founded in 1728 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II..
Sightseeing in Jaipur
Jaipur sightseeing journey commences after breakfast. Your professional guide takes you to the vibrant cultural spots. One such site is Amber Fort which you will definitely find an absolute delight. Riding on an elephant to the courtyard of Amber Palace, you walk down the times of ancient Indian kings and receive grand royal reception. Marvelous architecture of the fort reflects both Hindu and Muslim influences. Carpet weaving industry has brought in huge income generation and employment opportunities in Jaipur. If you wish to see in person how carpets are manufactured, you can visit weaving centers. After lunch, you continue sightseeing other sites like Jaipur Maharaja's City Palace, the Palace of Wind, Nahargarh Fort and Jantar Mantar stone Observatory. All these palaces are living history of bravery and valor of Jaipur's legendary Kings and the richness of ancient Indian architecture, arts and culture. History has it that during the reign of kings and queens, women from royal background was secluded from the outside world to live within the walls of the Palace of Wind which in Jaipur is called Hawa Mahal. With huge insights, you return to your hotel for dinner and night cap..
Drive from Jaipur to Agra
Journey towards Agra immediately starts after breakfast. On reaching your hotel in Agra, we make all necessary travel arrangement to make your stay memorable. In the meantime you can enjoy the services of the hotel and indulge in activities of your choice..
Sightseeing in Agra
An experienced guide will take you to Taj Mahal after lunch. Taj Mahal is regarded one of the Seven Wonders of the World and a World Heritage. It was built by Shah Jahan for his beloved wife, Mumtaz and thus represents the immortal love of a husband for his wife. The mere mention of Taj Mahal conjures of an image of marvelous architectural jewels which for centuries have held the entire world spellbound with its unparalled beauty. You even get an opportunity to visit Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri, the other two UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Finally, you spend your night enjoying the comfort and facilities of your hotel in Agra..
Drive from Agra to Delhi and departure
You shall be driven back to Delhi right after breakfast and in Delhi our staff will escort you to Delhi airport to catch a flight back to your hometown..
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Our trek guide (Maule Tamang) was very informative and knowledgeable of the area and rather amusing company. The services in lodges during the trek were better than expected