Book this heritage of Rajasthan tour and explore grand forts and exquisite palaces.
Rajasthan is a northern Indian state bordering Pakistan. Its palaces and forts are reminders of the many kingdoms that historically vied for the region. In its capital, Jaipur (the "Pink City"), are the 18th-century City Palace and Hawa Mahal, a former cloister for royal women, fronted by a 5-story pink-sandstone screen. Amer Fort, atop a nearby hill, was built by a Rajput prince in the early 1600s.
Arrive Delhi. On arrival at the Airport, you will meet our representative and be transferred to Hotel. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Morning drive to Mandawa (250 kms / 6 hrs). Upon arrival transfer to the Hotel. Later leave for sightseeing tour of Mandawa, dominated by an imposing mirage like fort. This region is famous for its havelis and Shekhawati paintings. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Morning drive to Bikaner (appros 175 kms / 4 hrs). Upon arrival transfer to the hotel. Later leave for sightseeing tour of Bikaner visitin Junagarh Fort with its superb stone carving. The fort has the usual collection of Rajput miniatures and an extensive collection of weapons including two World War biplanes. Also visit Golden Jubliee Museum and Bikaner Palace. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Morning drive to Jaipur (340 kms / 7 hrs). Upon arrival transfer to the hotel. Evening you may explore the Colourful local markets of Jaipur by own. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Morning visit Amber Fort on elephant back / Jeep. Amber Fort was the ancient capital of the State. Visit the Sheesh Mahal or the Hall of Victory glittering with mirrors. Afternoon leave for city tour visiting City Palace and Museum. Nearby is the ornate Hawa Mahal (Palace of winds) which is five stories high and is decorated with delicate screens carved from stone. Also visit Jantar Mantar Observatory, which is still equipped with immense, brick and mortar instrument. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Morning drive to Pushkar (140 kms / 3 hours). Enroute visit Ajmer visiting Dargah Shareef, Adhey-Din-Ka Jhonpara, Emperor Akber's Royal Palace and Ana Sagar Lake. Arrive Pushkar. Upon arrival check in at hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Morning visit Pushkar Lake, one of the holiest places of India and site of the Pushkar Mela. Later drive to Udaipur (approx 270 kms / 5 hrs). Upon arrival check in at hotel. Overnight at the Hotel.
Morning after breakfast, city tour visiting City Palace, Jagdish Temple, drive around Fateh Sagar Lake, Sahelion ki bari (Queen's resort for her friends) and Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir (Folk art museum). Overnight at Hotel.
Morning visit Eklingji and the less frequented Ngada. Afternoon transfer to the Airport to connect flight 9W 708 dep at 15:30 hrs arrive Delhi at 16:40 hrs. Upon arrival transfer to the Hotel for overnight stay.
Morning leave for sight-seeing tour of Delhi, which includes visit to Jama Masjid - the largest mosque of Emperor Shahjahan. Later proceed to Raj Ghat- cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi, to India Gate - a 42 meter stone arch built in the memory of the Indian Soldiers who died in World War I, Drive past the President's House & Parliament House and the Qutab Minar. Evening transfer to the International Airport to connect flight for onward destination.