Tour of Rajasthan

Overview

The magic of vibrant Rajasthan - its rich heritage, colourful culture, exciting desert safaris, shining sand-dunes, amazing variety lush forests and varied wildlife - makes it a destination nonpareil. Rajasthan is often portrayed as one vast open-air museum, with its relics so well preserved that it delights even the most skeptical traveler. It is an incredible destination for the outdoor-tourist - take a safari on horses, camels, elephants or even in jeeps, with the Aravalis - India's oldest mountain range as the backdrop.

Best Time To Visit
The warm and bright days of October to March are the best time to visit Rajasthan. The climate in Rajasthan depends as per the season. Summers of Rajasthan between April till June are hot and dry. July and August are hot and humid. In winter the days are sunny and pleasant and nights become cold.

  • 15 Days
  • 14 Nights
  • Delhi – Mandawa – Bikaner – Jaisalmer – Jodhpur – Udaipur – Jaipur – Agra – Khajuraho – Delhi

Tour Plan

1

Delhi

On arrival at Delhi airport, met and transfer to the hotel. Post lunch you will be assisted for your scheduled sightseeing tour of Old and New Delhi, where you will have the opportunity to visit the Red Fort area in Old Delhi and by-lanes of Chandi Chowk. Later visit the famous Qutub Minar. Spend the night in Delhi.

2

Delhi to Mandawa

In the morning after your breakfast you will be drive to Mandawa. Upon arrival will be assisted to the hotel check in at the hotel. Overnight at hotel.

3

Mandawa to Bikaner

Once done with your morning routine you can begin the sightseeing tour of Mandawa. During 14th century few muslim clans moved into the area and the towns which developed in the region come up as an important trading post on the caravan routes. The town still holds the charm which you can see in the exquisite Havelis which were constructed by the merchants of the region. Here will see some forts and few minor castles, baolis, chhatries and a handful of mosques. After your done with the sightseeing of Mandawa head towards Bikaner. On arrival check in at hotel. Overnight at hotel

4

Bikaner to Jaisalmer

After your morning breakfast you will be drive for the sightseeing tour of Bikaner. This state was found during 1488 by Rao Bika. This city is surrounded by high crenellated wall. Beside it was also once considered as a vital staging post on the great caravan trade routes. The city is renowned for the Junagarh Fort. Afternoon you will head towards Jaisalmer. On arrival you will be assisted to hotel. Overnight at hotel

5

Jaisalmer

Morning after your breakfast you will be drive for half day sightseeing of Jaisalmer Fort. In the laneways you will come across hidden hotels and houses, shops and stalls having embroideries of amazing Rajasthani cloth. The well known Fort was built during 1156 by the Rajput ruler Jaisal. Later you can visit Patwon ki Haveli. This is considered as most elaborate and magnificent of all Jaisalmer Havelis. Later a short visit to the Chhatries. Afternoon is at leisure. In the late afternoon visit to Sam Sand Dunes where you have an option to experience a Camel Ride. Overnight at hotel

6

Jaisalmer to Jodhpur

After morning breakfast you will be drive towards Jodhpur. On arrival check in at hotel. Get freshen up and in the late afternoon head for sightseeing of Jodhpur. The city stands on a range of sandstone hills and surrounded by strong wall. The city sightseeing includes Forts, Armoury, Palaces and Jaswant Thada. Overnight at hotel

7

Jodhpur

Post breakfast head for half day sightseeing tour. Here you will come across the amazing Mehrangarh Fort which is considered as a spectacular landmark of the city. Overnight at hotel 

8

Jodhpur to Ranakpur to Udaipur

 Breakfast in the hotel. Later drive to Udaipur en-route visit to Ranakpur. Here you will come across exquisite Jain temples. It is located in a remote valley of the Aravali range thus worth visiting. The vital temple is Chaumukha Temple or also known as Four Faced Temple which is dedicated to Adinath. Later you will head towards Udaipur, on arrival check in at hotel. Overnight at hotel

9

 Udaipur to Jaipur

In the morning after breakfast you will head for visiting attractions of Udaipur. Well it is said that no city in Rajasthan is more romantic as Udaipur. This city was founded by Maharana Udai Singh II in 1568. Here you will come across several enchanting places to visit such as Saheliyon ki Bari, where the queen use to rest with her maids. The imposing City Palace towering over the lake. It is the largest palace complex in Rajasthan. Later you can enjoy boat ride on Lake Pichola. Usually these boat rides are quite popular and begins from the City Palace jetty. Later you will be transferred to airport as to board the connecting flight to Jaipur. On arrival you will be assisted to the hotel. Overnight at hotel

10

Jaipur

After your morning breakfast enjoy a complete day excursion of Jaipur City. Early morning you will be drive to Amber Fort which is located at 12 kms from Jaipur. Here you will see an Old palace overlooking the lake at the entrance to a rocky mountain grove. Here you can experience elephant ride to Amber Fort. In the after you will head for city sightseeing, here you will visit the City Palace which is now taken as a museum consisting of rare manuscripts, paintings and an armoury. Overnight at hotel

11

Jaipur to Fatehpur Sikri to Agra

In the morning you will head towards Agra en-route visit to Fatehour Sikri. Agra, the city having the world renowned Love monument known as Taj Mahal. On arrival in Agra check in at hotel, get freshen up. Later in the afternoon you will be drive for Agra city tour, wherein visiting the famous Taj Mahal and other ancient monuments. Overnight at hotel

12

Agra to Mathura & Vrindavan to Agra

Agra the place well known for the Love monument Taj Mahal. Since time memorial it has been fascinating for Indians and Foreigners. After completing your breakfast proceed for sightseeing visiting Taj Mahal will get you an experience of incredible architectural excellence. This monument was built by Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. Later can visit Agra Fort which is made of red sandstones. Later in the afternoon we will visit Sikandara, Akbar’s tomb. Later will head for Mathura & Vrindavan, these places are related with the birth and childhood of Lord Krishna. Evening return to Agra. Overnight at hotel

13

Agra to Jhansi to Khajuraho via Orchha

 After morning routine you will be transferred to railway station to board the train to Jhansi. Upon arrival our representative will assist you. Next we leave for Orchha which is just at a distance of 16 kms from Jhansi. In Orchha you will visit Orchha fort, Jahangir Mahal, Raj Mahal, and Ram Raja temples. Later we will head towards Khajuraho. On arrival you will be assisted to the hotel check in. Overnight at hotel

14

Khajuraho to Jhansi to Delhi

Once you are done with the morning routine head for Khajuraho sightseeing. The temples here are famous for their exquisite carving which depicts the several sexual postures of the famous ‘Kamasutra’. Originally 85 temples were built but now only 22 temples exist. Later drive towards Jhansi as to reach on time to the railway station to board the train to delhi. On arrival you will be transferred to the hotel. Overnight at hotel

15

Delhi

After breakfast you will be assisted to the airport to board the connecting flight for onward destination.