Exclusive Rajasthan Tour
Destinations: Delhi – Mandawa – Bikaner – Jaisalmer – Jodhpur – Mount Abu – Ranakpur – Udaipur – Chittorgarh – Pushkar – Jaipur – Delhi
Tour Duration: 14 Nights / 15 Days
Day 1: Arrive Delhi
Upon your arrival at Delhi airport, our representative will welcome you and transfer to pre-booked hotel. Check-in to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 2: Delhi Sightseeing Tour
India’s capital and a major gateway to the country, contemporary Delhi is a bustling metropolis, which successfully combines in its folds – the ancient with the modern. Amidst the fast spiraling skyscrapers the remnants of a bygone time in the form of its many monuments stand as silent reminders to the region’s ancient legacy. The first impressions for any visitor traveling in from the airport are of a specious, garden city, tree-lined with a number of beautiful parks.
Have breakfast at the hotel, then proceed towards exploring the local attractions of Delhi. Visit various popular attractions in Delhi.
First we will start from Old Delhi. Visit Jama Masjid, is one of the largest mosques in India. Built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan between 1644 and 1656; Red Fort, a brilliant red sandstone fort also built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan as his ruling palace in 1648; Chandni Chowk and Rajghat – the cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi.
Later visit Humayun’s Tomb: built in mid 16th century this is an early example of Mughal architecture; Qutab Minar drive past India Gate, President House and other govt. buildings. The tour ends with a visit to Birla Mandir.
Day 3: Delhi – Mandawa (250 kms, 05-06 Hrs Drive)
After breakfast drive to Mandawa, a small town in the Shekhawati region of Rajasthan. On arrival check-in to the hotel. It is famous for its numerous havelis and the Mandawa Fort. In the afternoon, visit some of the town’s beautifully dilapidated Havelis which are adorned with stunning frescoes.
The major towns of interest are Mandawa, Fatehpur, Nawalgarh. Visit the havelis in Mandawa and other villages of Shekhawati region. Overnight in Mandawa.
Day 4: Mandawa – Bikaner (190 kms, 04-05 Hrs Drive)
This morning drive to the city of Bikaner, ravelling now into the desert region. Afternoon tour of the sights of this frontier town including the Junagarh Fort which was constructed between 1588 and 1593 by a general in the army of the Mughal Emperor, Akbar. The fort has a 986m-long wall with 37 bastions and two entrances; Camel Breeding Farm, managed by government this camel breeding station is probably unique in Asia and has thousands of camels. Overnight at Bikaner.
Day 5: Bikaner – Jaisalmer (333 kms, 05-06 Hrs Drive)
Morning visit Karni Mata Temple, it is a Hindu temple dedicated to Karni Mata at Deshnoke, 30 km from Bikaner. Later on drive to the Jaisalmer also named as “The Golden City” of Rajasthan. Jaisalmer is situated in the heart of the Thar Desert. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Day 6: Jaisalmer
Morning proceed to the city tour of Jaisalmer. Visit Jaisalmer Fort, it was built in 1156 A.D. by the Bhati Rajput ruler Rawal Jaisal and later visit various havelis including Nathmalji-ki-haveli, Patwon-ki-haveli and Salim Singhji-ki-haveli. In the evening enjoy a camel ride on the sand dunes and witness a magnificent sunset on the sand dunes. Return to Jaisalmer for overnight stay in hotel.
Day 7: Jaisalmer – Jodhpur (290 kms, 05-06 Hrs Drive)
After breakfast drive to the royal city of Jodhpur. On arrival check into the hotel. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 8: Jodhpur Sightseeing
Morning proceed to the sightseeing tour of Jodhpur. First visit the Mehrangarh Fort, it was built around 1460 by Rao Jodha, the fort is situated 410 feet (125 m) above the city and is enclosed by imposing thick walls.
After visiting fort, we will move towards Jaswant Thada, was built by Maharaja Sardar Singh of Jodhpur State in 1899 in memory of his father, Maharaja Jaswant Singh II. The mausoleum is built out of intricately carved sheets of marble. These sheets are extremely thin and polished so that they emit a warm glow when illuminated by the sun.
The cenotaph’s grounds feature carved gazebos, a tiered garden, and a small lake. There are three other cenotaphs in the grounds. The cenotaph of Maharaja Jaswant Singh displays portraits of the rulers and Maharajas of Jodhpur
Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 9: Jodhpur – Mount Abu (264 kms, 06-07 Hrs Drive)
After breakfast drive to Mount Abu. After reaching at Mount Abu check into the hotel. Take some refreshment and then proceed for local sightseeing of Mount Abu, is the only hill station in the desert state of Rajasthan. Visit Delwara Jain Temple, Nakki Lake, Tod Rock and Sunset point. Overnight at Mount Abu.
Day 10: Mount Abu – Ranakpur – Udaipur (275 kms, 06-07 Hrs Drive)
Drive through the Aravali hills to Udaipur, enroute stop at Ranakpur to visit the famous Jain Temples and then continue drive to Udaipur, is the most charming city of the Rajasthan with lots of lakes that’s why it is also known as the City of lake or Venice of the East. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 11: Udaipur Sightseeing
After breakfast, visit the romantic city of Udaipur. Visit the City Palace which is the largest palace complex in Rajasthan; Jagdish temple, a fine Indo Aryan temple built in 1651; Sahelion ki Bari or Garden of the Maids of Honour, which is a small garden with its fountains, kiosks, marble elephants & lotus pool. In the evening, boat ride on Lake Pichola.
Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 12: Udaipur – Chittorgarh – Pushkar (310 Kms, 07-08 Hrs Drive)
Mornign drive to Pushkar, enroute visiting Chittorgarh. The hilltop fortress of Chittorgarh epitomises the whole romantic ideal of Rajput chivalry. The fort was sacked 3 times from 1303 to 1568 by a stronger enemy and on each occasion, the end was “Jauhar”. The men donned the saffron robes of martyrdom and rode out from the fort to certain death and the women and children immolated themselves on a huge funeral pyre. Continue drive to Pushkar. Overnight at Pushkar.
Day 13: Pushkar – Jaipur (135 Kms, 03-04 Hrs Drive)
Pushkar is a holy city in Rajasthan famous for its Brahma temple, lake, ghats, and bazaar.
Today after breakfast visit Pushkar Lake and Brahma Temple. Later drive to Jaipur. Evening free at leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Day 14: Jaipur – Delhi (264 Kms, 04 Hrs Drive)
After breakfast, excursion to Amer Fort and enjoy elephant ride, then proceed towards old city sightseeing tour of Jaipur and visit City Palace and Jantar Mantar, later on visit Hawa Mahal or “Palace of Winds,” one of the major landmarks of Jaipur, although it is actually little more than a facade. Rest of the day free to visit colourful bazaars of the Pink City. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 15: Delhi
Early Morning drive back to the Delhi International Airport to board flight for onward destination.
– Pick-up and Drop from Delhi Hotel/Home stay.
– Fuel, Toll Taxes, Interstate Taxes, Driver Charges and Parking at each sightseeing place.
– Sightseeing & Excursion Tour by AC Car.
– All applicable taxes and service charges.
– Personal insurance coverage. (personal loss, illness or damages incurred during trip)
– Monument Entrance Fee.
– Lunch and Dinner
– Tips to the tour guide/driver.
– Camera charges applicable inside the monuments.