A journey through Princely Rajasthan (16 Days )
A land where historic battles were fought, a land that witnesses romance blossom in the most grandiose manner, a land where colours and celebrations form the very ethos of the state’s social fabric. Welcome to the state of Rajasthan, an epic tale of valour, love and festivity.
Once a princely state and home to several Rajputana Kingdoms, the state of Rajasthan has seen several brave warriors emerge from its soil, who ruled from their magnificent forts and palaces. These structures even today, after many hundred years, stand tall in all their glory.
Rajasthan is rightfully India’s regal asset, but looking at it only through that prism will be unfair to the varied layers that it has. Driving through the humble streets of the rural villages of the state and interacting with the diverse tribes that sing their own folklore makes you appreciate a life beyond the glossiness of urban city life. And do not miss out on an evening filled with song and dance with the locals, wearing their vibrant and colourful traditional attires!
Much of Rajasthan’s diversity also lies in its unique topography, which includes a vast cover of the picturesque Thar desert studded with attractive oases. A camel safari comes in handy to explore this beauty. You will also see in Rajasthan a wide stretch of lush green forests that are home to a thriving wildlife population, and that once included the world famous legendary Bengal tiger, Machli. And if you still want more, there are some of the world’s oldest mountain ranges and stunning lakes that make Rajasthan the picture perfect experience.
• Visits to Agra Fort & the unforgettable Taj Mahal
• night stay at Ranthambore Tiger Reserve in search of Tiger, Sloth Bear & Leopard
• Explore the cultural and architectural highlights of Delhi, Jodhpur, Udaipur and Jaipur
• Balanced set of experiences from seeing all the major sights, experiences markets, walking tours, Birding, wildlife and time at leisure to let it all soak in
• Travel through beautiful villages & learn about the Bishnoi people
• Visit the beautiful painted havelis of Mandawa and the desert city of Bikaner and Jaisalmer
• Explore Rajasthan’s hidden treasures, where getting off the tourist route reveal the lavish hillside palaces of Bundi and tranquillity .
• Guided tour of Jaipur including the Amber Palace, Hawa Mahal & Observatory
• Go on a rickshaw ride through Jaipur with the Pink City Rickshaw and Bollywood night.
Welcome to India! Today begins your tour through this incredible country. Upon arrival at Indira Gandhi International Airport you will be warmly greeted by one of our representatives who will then assist by transferring you to your hotel. Get a good night’s sleep to start your tour tomorrow well rested.
Old Delhi walk, Humayun’s Tomb, Sikh Temple
Budget Hotel : Pooja Palace // Comfort Hotel : Hayat
Today is a Drive to Agra and lunch on the way. Later Check-in Hotel we will visit
You will visit the largest fort in India, Agra Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Within its red sandstone walls lives an extinct civilisation of the Mughal rulers. It is said that the emperor who built the Taj Mahal, after being imprisoned by his son,
you will visit the Taj Mahal. This bright white marble mausoleum stands in a huge garden on the right bank of the Yamuna River. It was built at the request of the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan to immortalise his love for his wife Mumtaz.
Renowned for its perfection, harmony, symmetry and aesthetics, you will discover one of the seven wonders of the world and one of the greatest architectural jewels of Indo-Muslim art. In the evening, you enjoying the sunset over the beautiful Taj Mahal.
Taj Mahal, Agra Fort
Budget Hotel : Royal Residency // Comfort Hotel Jaypee
After early Break-fast at leisure, we will start our another great journey to Jaipur. 'The "Pink City" capital of Rajasthan. We will have lunch on highway Motel and late afternoon check- in at hotel. In the late evening we will witness Bolly Wood Cinema to watch a movie at Raj Mandir.
Second day After The morning breakfast, we will Set Forth to a visit to Amber Fort. A Lake at the entrance of The Fort gives It a heavenly feeling. Those who want to enjoy a Maharaja Style Trip, can take a Ride of the Elephants decorated with colors and other ornamental Items. The fine use of the marble carvings, mirrors, and other decorative Items. In the Architecture of the Fort make It all the more attractive & appealing. The delightful colored artwork on the walls, pillars and ceiling of the Fort make It an artist's heaven. We then move to the Palace Areas of the City, Taking a halt at the JalMahal on the way visit the impressive City Palace,begun in 1729 and still inhabited by the royal family.
We would visit the Jantar Mantar, a fascinating medieval observatory. The afternoon is left free for personal exploration or to arrange a visit to one of Jaipur's justly famous gem stores.
Amber Fort, City Palace, Obesrvatory, city walk and Bollywood night
Budget Hotel : Arya Niwas // Comfort Hotel Mandhwa haveli // B:F
Early morning Train to south east for just under eight hours to Ranthambore National Park, where you will be spending the following two nights. In recent years, the tiger population has been growing thanks in part to the positive effect which controlled and sustainable tourism has had on the key tiger parks. Not only that, you will see a myriad of other wildlife, from leopards, sloth bears, deer and diverse birdlife. In the centre of Ranthambore is an impressive ancient fort, and sometimes you see the tigers sunning themselves on ancient temples. Here we have included daily safaris for you to explore this beautiful area of the world and the hope of spotting a tiger or two!
1 Jungle Drive by cantor
Budget Hotel : Raj Palace // Comfort hotel: Pug Mark // B,L,D
In the morning we will drive on to Bundi. Bundi is a small magical town with 4 gateways that encircle the old city. Here we will explore the spectacular 16th century Bundi Palace and Fort with its lovely unrestored paintings on the walls throughout. We will also visit the ancient steps walls of the town. Afterwards we will wander the narrow streets of this picturesque town and interact with locals. Bundi will be one of the unexpected joys and unforgettable surprises of your trip.
Visit of Bundi Four and Step wel
Budget Hotel Ishwari Niwas // Comfort Hotel
We will begin our drive to the beautiful city of Udaipur. Set around a series of stunning artificial lakes, Udaipur is known as the 'City of Lakes' and is also recognised for its lavish royal residences.
Second day, we will visit the awe-inspiring City Palace. Well known as one of the biggest palaces in Rajasthan, the palace is a grand building set on the banks of Pichola Lake. Though construction began in the late 1500s, under the orders of Maharana Udai Singh II, the palace was added to and tinkered with for a further 400 years, as his successors came and went. Today this monumental complex consists of 11 palaces surrounded by courtyards, balconies, towers and gardens, and is famed for its intricate peacock mosaics. After our tour here, you may spend the rest of the day at leisure, or participate in an optional tour to enhance your experience. Lake Pichola Boat Ride – Enjoy a cooling breeze as you sail across this freshwater lake, enjoying an uninterrupted view of Udaipur’s palatial splendor.
City Palace, Cultural Dance show, Boat ride
Budget Hotel : Udai Garh // Comfort Hotel : Karohi haveli
After breakfast, proceed by road to Jodhpur (about 06-07 hours). On the way, you will stop at Ranakpur to check out the awe-inspiring marble Jain temples here, built in the 15th century. The temple complex is positioned in an isolated valley on the western side of the Aravalli Range. These temples are acclaimed world-wide for their intricate and superb architectural style. Completely built in light-colored marble, the temple has an enormous basement and is supported by more than 1400 exquisitely carved pillars.
After breakfast, visit the 5-km long Mehrangarh Fort. This hilltop fort is one of the most impressive and formidable structures in Rajasthan. Later, visit the Jaswant Thada, a white marble cenotaph built in 1899 AD in the memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh-II. There are three more cenotaphs here. Spend the rest of the day at leisure with a car at your disposal for shopping or some more sightseeing.
Meharngarh Fort, Jashwant Thada, old town walk Cooking class and Bishnoi village
Hotel Budget : Mandore Guest house // Comfort hotel Ratan Villas
Today you will wind along a remote desert road to the yellow sandstone citadel of Jaisalmer (approximately 7 hours). Watch as it rears its head in the arid, flat desert like a scene from 'One Thousand and One Nights'. Explore the snaking alleyways of Jaisalmer which are filled with markets and intricately carved houses. Located on the banks of Garsisar Lake in the Mehar Bagh Garden is the Jaisalmer Folklore Museum, which is well worth a visit.
Enjoy further time exploring the immense Jaisalmer fort today. Within the fort itself is a maze of houses, temples, shops, and restaurants, not to mention some 3,000 permanent residents. Track down some dazzling Rajasthani fabrics, marvel at the spectacular facades of the Patwa ki Haveli and Salim Singh-ki-Haveli. Or you may wish to simply wander the labyrinthine paths and soak up the atmosphere
No trip to Jaisalmer is complete without a desert safari, so today you'll experience one of the main highlights of your adventure. Your camel safari (approximately 1 hour) out to the pristine sand dunes of the Thar Desert is an adventure you're not likely to forget. Visiting some small villages (dhanis) along your travels, your day culminates with a relaxing dinner by the campfire. Cap it off by camping out under the stars, falling asleep to the desert ambiance in your
Jaisalmer Fort , Patwo ki haveli, Ghadishar lake visit, Camel Ride (3 Night)
Budget Hotel : Nachana Haveli // Comfort Hotel : Gorband Palace : Safari Lodge In Desert
After breakfast, drive towards to Bikaner. On Reach Bikaner by afternoon later set off for the sight seen tour of Bikaner includes visiting the impregnable 15th century Junagarh Fort reputed to have remained unconquered till date,the fort has a number of gates- Karan Pol (gate) provides access to the fort, next to it is Suraj Pol (sun gate). Also visit the Camel Breeding Farm which carries out breeding and training of camels (closed on Sundays). Evening time is to visit Deshnoke Rat Temple. Overnight stay at your hotel in Bikaner
Budget Hotel : Harasar Haveli // Comfort karni Bhawan B:F
After breakfast at the hotel drive to Mandawa upon arrival check-in hotel and later we leave to see Mandawa -- often called the “open air art gallery of Rajasthan’ the region is famous for the high quality frescoes. See the beautifully painted havelis on the ancient and the famous silk route built in the 18th and 19th centuary by the rich merchants. Later take a heritage walk in this beautiful village. You can also see the traditional lifestyle
Visit of Haveli’s and City walk
Budget Hotel Chobder haveli, // Comfort Hotel Mandawa castle : B,D
Today you will drive from Shekhawati region to the Delhi (approximately 5 hours). By Evening we will drop you at airport for Fly back to home
Dinner at near airport
Budget Hotel : Pooja Palace // Comfort Hotel : Hayat
• Hotel and Heritage Accommodation at the listed hotels
• Daily Breakfast at the hotels
• Meals included at Ranthambore, Mandhawa, Jaisalmer Desert camp
• Private chauffeur- car for airport transfers, sightseeing & inter-city drives
• Services of English-speaking guides for private city tours:sightseeing
• Entrance fee for monuments as listed in the itinerary
• Domestic Flights : Train during the Tour
• All Government taxes, parking fee, fuel charges, interstate road taxes
• If group above 4 pax tour guide for entire tour
• International Flight
• Travel, health, and cancellation insurance
• Travel insurance & Visa
• Camera charges (Video:Still)
• Personal Expenses (tips, porterage, phone, internet, beverages)
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