Duration : 16 Nights / 17 Day
Destinations : Delhi, Mandwa, Bikaner, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Kumbhalgarh, Udaipur, Kota, Ranthambhore, Jaipur
Travelling to ravishing Rajasthan is an awesome experience, the enchantment with Rajasthan just doesn't seem to languish away. Come and luxuriate in its unique diversity with its entire hue -the kaleidoscopic people, opulent culture, custom/tradition and cuisine through this resplendent Rajasthan Tour Package.
Day 01: Arrive Delhi
Arrive Delhi by International flightYou will be given assistance on arrival at Indira Gandhi International Airport and will be transferred to the Hotel. On arrival in the hotel you will be greeted in a typical Indian style, by garlands and with a welcome drink. There will be delicious Indian delicacies for you at the dinner. After dinner you will retreat back to your room for overnight stay.
Day 02 : Delhi Sightseeing
Next morning start the day with your choicest menu in breakfast and then start your day trip of Delhi. First visiting sight will be Jama Masjid in old Delhi- it is the biggest mosque in India, Red Fort, Rajghat (memorial of Mahatma Gandhi) all will be covered in Old Delhi trip. Towards the south of New Delhi lies Qutub Minar - the highest tower in India followed by a visit to Humayun's Tomb - the predecessor to Taj Mahal.In the center of Delhi is situated India Gate - the war memorial built by British, take a halt in the gardens of India Gate and enjoy the scenic view of the place, at the same stretch lies the Rashtrapati Bhawan - one of the grandest presidential palaces in the world, parliament house. You can enjoy shopping in one of the busiest markets and through the narrow lanes of Chandni Chock Bazaars. In the evening there is much more in store waiting for you, enjoy sound and light show at Red Fort that foretells you about some interesting episodes taken from the glorious history of the Mughal Regime. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03 : Delhi - Mandawa (Drives, 260-km / 5 hrs.)
Next day morning drive to Mandawa, it will be beautiful 5 hour drive, check-in at the hotel. In afternoon you will be visiting the beautiful village of Shekhawati, here, you will be awestruck at the architectural splendor of the numerous havelis built in 18th and 19th century by the rich merchants as their residence.
Day 04 : Mandawa - Bikaner (Drives, 200 km / 4 hrs.)
Morning drive to Bikaner you will be reaching the place in 4 hours, on arrival check-in at the hotel. In afternoon you will be taken to a Camel Breeding Farm - it is a unique experience where you can enjoy some time on the back of the camel and have perhaps can also enjoy the taste of camel's milk. You will be informed about the breeding time of the camels and about the demand of the camels in international market. Relax in the evening. Overnight at Bikaner.
Day 05 : Bikaner Sightseeing - Junagarh Fort - Bikaner
Today enjoy city tour covering Junagadh Fort - a massive fort, that has a 986 m long wall with 37 bastions and 2 entrances. Next you will visit Bhand Sagar Jain Temple of 16th century, the temples are beautifully carved and the walls depict many pictures of the Jain Tirthankars. Enjoy the delicious Bikaneri cuisine full of snacks and sweets in your dinner, overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 06 : Bikaner-Jaisalmer (350 km / 6 hrs.)
Morning start your journey for Jaisalmer, by afternoon you will be at your destination. Rest of the day at your luxury, enjoy recreational activities in the hotel or you can wonder in the nearby market of the city, dinner and night stay at hotel.
Day 07 : Sightseeing of Jaisalmer City
The morning hours will be spent in a spectacular visit to the Jain temples inside the Sonar Quila, there is also a museum displaying a rich collection of robes and artifacts from the royal family of Jaisalmer. Afterwards, you are guided to the Patwaon ki haveli rich in its architectural splendor. The Gadisar Lake will offer you some memorable views. Later in the afternoon, you will be visiting the exciting Sam dunes, you can enjoy the camel ride on the sand dunes followed by a viewing a sun setting from sun set point. That night enjoy your stay in the tent houses under the open sky definitely a lifetime experience on the cool sand of Jaisalmer.
Day 08 : Jaisalmer - Jodhpur (300 km / 5 hrs.)
After breakfast drive to Jodhpur and imperial city located at the edge of the Thar Desert echoes with tales of antiquity in the depletion of the desert. You will be passing through the desert enchantments in way as you approach Jodhpur. A typical rural Rajasthan view, women in their colorful long skirts with men wearing different color turbans. On arrival in the city you will be then taken to Mandore gardens, the erstwhile capital of Marwar and Umaid Bhawan Palace, the present residence of the king of Jodhpur. Back to your hotel to retire for the night.
Day 09 : Jodhpur-Kumbhalgarh (220km / 4 hrs.)
Early morning start for Kumbhalgarh and check-in at the hotel. You will visit kumbhalgarh Fort- the fort is unique in itself due to its inaccessibility on top of the Aravalli range at 1100 meters, it was here that the rulers of Mewar retreated in times of danger. Pay a visit to the many temples, palaces, gardens and water-storage facilities inside the 12-km walls of this colossal fort. In evening drive to Ranakpur. Night stay at Ranakpur.
Day 10 : Ranakpur - Udaipur (100km / 2 hrs.)
The place is another great Jain pilgrimage center carved out of marble. The temples are quite famous for their intricate carving. The main shrine of Adinath, with its 1444 columns, will certainly leave you wonderstruck. Also see the sun temple and the other temples in the campus. Then we drive towards Udaipur and make a stopover at the fields to see the local way of farming and irrigation. By late evening you reach Udaipur and check in at your hotel.
Day 11 : Udaipur Sightseeing
After breakfast at the hotel, you are guided to the marvelous City Palace, the palace premises includes the peacock square and visit the miniature painting school. Later in the evening pay a visit to the temples of Nagada and Eklingji. Night stay at the hotel.
Day 12 : Udaipur - Kota (Drive 285 km.)
Morning drive to Kota. Kota lies along the banks of the Chambal River. The historical city of palaces and temples is surrounded by modern development such as the chemical and other industries due to the Chambal River Valley Project, an irrigation and power project. Pay a visit to The Rao Madho Singh Museum, Jagmandir: City Palace and Fort. The city palace and fort overlooks the Kota salvo and the Chambal River. Night stay at Kota.
Day 13 : Kotah - Bundi - Ranthambhore (Drive 200 km.)
Drive to Ranthambhore visiting en-route Bundi. On arrival, check-in at the hotel. Bundi is the undiscovered splendor, 36 Km from Kota ruled by the Hada Chauhans. The place has a picturesque location and is rich with Rajput architecture shrines and the intricately carved brackets, pillars etc. See the gorgeous Diwan-e- aam, Hathi Pol, and Naubat Khana. By evening reach Ranthambhore Wildlife sanctuary, check in at the hotel in Sawai Madhopur.
Day 14 : Ranthambhore-Jaipur (Drive 185 km / 4 hrs.)
Morning get ready for the wildlife adventure in the great wilds of the park. Go for a jeep safari to view the wildlife (Sanctuary remains closed from Jul. to Sep.) and of course tigers in their natural habitat. Apart from tigers you will also see a number of other wild species like monkeys, langurs and alligators along with motley of birds. By evening you will be reaching Jaipur, check in the hotel.
Day 15 : Jaipur Sightseeing
In morning engrossed with a visit to the Amber fort accompanied by a thrilling elephant ride to the fort. The fort has many small palace complexes, a museum housing many royal objects. Shish Mahal, built in the 17th century in a fusion style of Hindu and Islamic art, will surely mesmerize you. Also see the hall of public audiences and Maharaja Man Singh's Palace. Night at the hotel.
Day 16 : Jaipur Sightseeing
After breakfast head for the Pink city to see the 18th century astronomical observatory, Jantar Mantar and the exquisite City Palace of the Maharaja of Jaipur and the wind palace - Hawa Mahal. Inside the palace there are many surprises waiting for you, surely you will be wonderstruck by the accumulation of delicate paintings, royal costumes, jewelry and arms and ammunitions. Afternoon is at your leisure, enjoy the bustling bazaars of Jaipur City embellished with colorful handmade textiles, paintings and other artifacts. Stay for the night at your hotel.
Day 17 : Jaipur - Delhi (Drive 260 km / 6 hrs.)
Morning after a lavish breakfast drive back to Delhi and on arrival, transfer to international Airport for onward flight.