Dream Journey in the land of Maharajas, commence by following the ancient caravan routes that represents India in its most coloured and exotic aspects with the houses of Princes and Rajput, an exotic atmosphere and of magnificent palaces.
This trip offers the travellers an opportunity to stay in bygone eras mansion, to explore the rich culture heritage, different tribes inhabit in its rural and urban who are seen dressed in vibrant colour customs. Rajasthan has colourful bazar filled by local art fact. Camel ride on sand dune of Thar desert is unique experience. Rajasthani's are hospitable people and delicacy of local cuisine is succulent.
To complete your tour of Rajasthan we offer you a visit to the 7th wonder of the world “the sumptuous Taj Mahal” at Agra and Chandani Chowk historical bazar of Delhi, the capital of India.
Day 01: Arrive in Delhi
Day 02: Delhi, Mandawa (Nawalgarh ) 275km, 5h30
Day 03: Mandawa ( Nawalgarh) – Bikaner, 190km.5h30
Day 04: Bikaner to jaiselmer via Deshnukh. 268 km. 6h.
Day 05: Jaisalmer and Sam sand dune. Day excursion
Day 06: Jaisalmer – Jodhpur. 280 kms. 6 h
Day 07: Jodhpour to Udaipur via Ranakpur 290 kms. 6h
Day 8: Udaipur
Day 09: Udaipur to Pushkar, 280 kms, 6 hours
Day 10: Pushakar – Jaipur 146 kms. 3h
Day 11: Jaipur
Day 12: Jaipur – Agra via Fatehpur Sikri, 220 kms, 4h30
Day 13: Agra-Delhi, 200 kms. 4h
Day 14: Visit Delhi and departure.
Day 1: Arrive in Delhi
Arrive in Delhi by evening, transfer to hotel for night stay. No Meals included in luxury Rajasthan tour package at this time.
Day 2: Delhi, Mandawa (Nawalgarh ) 275km, 5h30-
Early departure to Mandawa, located in Shekawati region of Rajasthan. Visit the painted Havelis (traditional houses built by sandstone) of Mandawa, with beautiful frescoes and elaborated architecture, charming market town with narrow lane built in the XVIII century, Visit the fortress of Nawalgarth built in 1737 by Nawal Singh, overnight at the hotel.
Day 3: Mandawa ( Nawalgarh) – Bikaner, 190km.5h30
In the morning transfer to Bikaner, en route visit the beautiful havelis of Fathpur famous for its murals painting and then continued to Bikaner, a former stage of the caravan route. Check into your hotel. Later visit the Lal Garh Palace, Juna garh fort built by Raja Rai sigh between 1589 and 1593. Camel breeding farm, If time allows visit Jain temple of Bandsar yellow stone carving with vibrant painting. Night in hotel and experience the luxury holidays in Rajasthan.
Day 4 : Bikaner to jaiselmer. 268 km. 6h.
Leave early in the morning to visit the famous temple of rats (the Karni Mata temple) at Deshnookh, after visit road to Jaiselmer located deep inside the thar desert. A Golden city, built by Raja Jaisel Rajput ruler in the year 1156 AD, once an important halt for caravans of the Silk route that crossed the Thar desert to visit the province of Sindh in Pakistan, Late afternoon visit Gadisar to enjoy the sun set, fort and Jain temple, Night in hotel.
Day 5 : Jaisalmer and Sam sand dune.
Day excursion Morning visit, Patwon ki Haveli and salim singh Haveli built by the traders of that era, out of those existing Havlis one haveli is converted into a museum and other houses the works of local craftsmen of that era. Afternoon drive to Sam. En route stop a while to get glimpse of stunning Bara Bagh Or garden is the memorial where the nobles and their families were cremated. Stroll on sand dune including joy camel ride (in option) and later stunning sun set view against the dune is amazing. Evening back to Jaiselmer, night in hotel.
Day 6: Jaiselmer – Jodhpur. 280 kms. 6h
Morning departure to Jodhpur, the city where powerful Rajput clan of Rathore has strong hold. Stand at the edge of Thar Desert. Visit impressive Mehrangar fort, built in the 15th century and the Jaswant Thada a white marble tomb, then stroll in the Sadar Bazar of blue city. Jodhpur is fondly referred to as the ‘blue city’ because of indigo-coloured houses in the old town, Traditionally, blue signified home are Brahmans. One can view nicely these houses from the ramparts of the Meharangarh which looms high above the buzzing city. Night in hotel.
Day 7: Jodhpour to Udaipur via Ranakpur. 290 kms. 5h30
Leave to the Romantic city of Udaipur, “City of lakes: Is a historic capital of the kingdom of Mewar,was founded in 1553 by Maharana Udai Singh of the Sisodia clan of Rajput, En route stop over at ,Ranakpur situated in a quiet and beautiful remote valley of the Mount Arawali. The Choumukha or four faced temple here is dedicated to Tirthankara Adinatha and is built in 1439, superbly crafted and well-kept temple has 29 halls,1444 pillars and don’t have similarity to each other. Later driving through the mountain’s road, reached one of the most charming cities in Rajasthan: Udaipur is situated on the bank of Pitchhola lake and in lap of high hills around. Check in to hotel, evening free visit. night in hotel.
Day 8: Udaipur, Day excursion
Visit of the majestic city Palace built at the bank of Lake Pitchola, it’s a wonderful blend of Medieval, European and Chinese Architecture and is often distinguished as the largest palace complex in Rajasthan. Sahelion ki Bari or Courtyard of the Maiden, have beautiful lotus pools, marble pavilions and elephant- shaped fountains. Evening one can take joy boat ride at Lake Pitchola (sub to the time availability in option) To get the mystic beauty of grand palaces, Marvel temples, and bathing ghats Where local gather to take bath. Or simply stroll in Bazar. Night in hotel.
Day 9: Udaipur – Pushkar, 280 kms. 6h.
Leave to Pushkar, check in hotel and visit the holy town. It is very important pilgrimage centre of Hindu and its saying that devotee should visit at least once in life time, there are large number of Sadhu who mainly congregate around the lake and temples. Sevral Ghats runs to the lake where pilgrims are constantly taking bath in holy water of lake, during festival time day is to visit the world-famous spectacular Camel fair or one can add an extra day to get deep insight of the festival. Night in hotel.
Day 10: Pushakar—Jaipur 146 kms.3h
Departure for Jaipur, the capital of Rajputana. Visit the Hawa Mahal the Palace of Winds. And stroll through the bustling bazaars of the Pink City. In evening at the cinema in the Rajmandir, dinner and night in hotel.
Day 11: Jaipur Visit
After breakfast excursion to the Amber Fort located at the distance of 10 kms at the out skirt of Jaipur c ity. One can take the Elephant ride to the ramparts of the fort as did the Maharajas of the time where you will visit the palace and temple dedicated to Goddess Kali, after visit back to city, In the afternoon half an hour Rickshaw ride in the city, rest time at leisure to visit the colourful bazar, night in hotel.
Day 12: Jaipur – Agra via Fatehpur Sikri, 220 kms, 4h30
Departure to the cities where power of the great Mughals has been exercised. En route visit Fatehpur Sikri, the city of red sandstone became the impossible dream of Emperor Akbar. Lunch on the way, Following the journey to Agra., afternoon visit Taj Mahal, one of the most famous monuments of the world, built in the seventeenth century by the Emperor Shah Jahan as a token of eternal love, night in hotel.
Day 13: Agra-Delhi 200 kms.4h
Morning visit to red Fort, have lunch and drive to Delhi, if time allow Grand Minaret (Kutub Minar) can be visited, Take glimpse of India gate and president house. night I hotel.
Day 14: Delhi and Departure
Morning visit spice market and colourful streets of Chandani chowk in old Delhi by Tricycle rickshaw to mingle with real Indian folk. Visit grand Mosque (closed on prayer hours) and take outer view of red fort, Pay homage to the father of nation, (Mahatama Gandhi) at Raj ghat. After lunch free time to visit the souvenir shops or visit Sikh temple. Evening farewell dinner. Transfer to the airport and fly out toward your destination, No hotel in Delhi.
Cost for less than 4 persons
Ground transport as per itinerary by air condition vehicle
Twin or Double sharing room on 3* or heritage equivalent to 3* hotel
Meals, Breakfast /Lunch in local restaurant, dinner in hotel
English speaking guide for whole tour
Camel ride on sand dune
Rickshaw ride in old Delhi
First aid box
Any air fares
Visa, airport tax & insurance
Medical expenses and repatriation
Tips to Driver, Guide and in hotels
Elephant ride at Amber fort
Entry fee to any visiting monuments
Still and video camera fee while visiting the monuments
Any cost arises due to unforeseen circumstances
Duration: 14 Days
Activity: Culture tour
Season: Oct — March
The splendour of the Maharajas of India
The mural Painting of Havelis of Shekhavati
The impressive citadels, culture and tradition of Rajasthan
The golden charm of Jaiselmer, blue colour of Jodhpur and the pink of the capital city Jaipur
Camel ride in Thar desert and walk on sand dune
Jain temple of Ranakpur and Holi city of Pushakar
Lake city of Udaipur
Few nights stay in heritage hotels
Art, crafts and impressive architecture of Havelis and Palais
The Taj Mahal, the 7 wonder of the world
Mouth-watering delicacies of north India throughout the trip