Forts & Palaces of Rajasthan
Day 1 :
Arrival in Delhi. Upon arrival group will be met by Vue India representative who will meet you at the arrival hall and escort group to the hotel.
Overnight at Delhi
Day 2 :
After Breakfast Full day city tour of Old & New Delhi visiting the historic Red Fort (from outside), the Jama Masjid and Raj Ghat in the old city area with short Cycle Rickshaw Ride in Old Delhi and World Herigate Site Humayun’s Tomb, Qutab Minar, the Government Buildings, a drive through the majestic Rajpath to India Gate.
Overnight at Delhi.
Day 3 :
DELHI - MANDAWA
After breakfast drive from Mandawa (280 Kms & 6 Hrs) Arrival Mandawa and check into Hotel.
Upon arrival check in at the Castle Mandawa which commands a breathtaking view of the town.
The Mandawa family has a collection of traditional ceremonial costumes and precious arms with jade handles.
Evening take a Camel Cart Tour of this painted city visiting Mandawa includes a visit to the Chowkhani Haveli, Saraf Haveli, Goenka Haveli and Ladia Haveli.
Overnight at Mandawa.
Day 4 :
MANDAWA / BIKANER
After breakfast drive to Bikaner (240 Kms & 5 Hrs) Arrival Bikaner and check into Hotel.
Late afternoon enjoy visit to Junagarh Fort & Camel Breeding Farm.
Overnight at Bikaner.
Day 5 :
BIKANER / JAISALMER
After breakfast drive to Jaisalmer (330 Kms & 6 Hrs ).Arrival in Jaisalmer and check into Hotel.
Overnight at Jaisalmer.
Day 6 :
After breakfast sightseeing of Jaisalmer includes a visit to the Fort, the Gadisar Lake and the famous Havelis – some of the most exotic ones being the Nathamalji hi Haveli, the Patwon ki Haveli, Salim Singh ki Haveli etc.
Evening enjoy a short Camel Ride at Sand Dunes.
Overnight at Jaisalmer.
Day 07 :
JAISALMER / JODHPUR
After early breakfast drive to Jodhpur (290 Kms & 6 Hrs) Arrival in Jodhpur and Check into hotel.
Afternoon : City Tour of Jodhpur visiting Mehrangarth Fort, Jaswant Thada and the local bazaar.
Overnight at Jodhpur.
Day 8 :
JODHPUR / RANAKPUR / UDAIPUR
After breakfast drive to Udaipur enroute visiting Ranakpur Jain Temples (07hrs drive including the visit).
Ranakpur Jain Temples built in the 15th century is situated in the lovely valley of the Aravali. Its surrounding is quite and picturesque. Ranakpur has grand structures and beautiful sculpture.
There are 1444 pillars in the temple different from each other. The magic of light and shade is awe-inspiring.
Lunch at local restaurant
Later drive to Udaipur & on arrival check-in at the hotel.
Overnight at Udaipur
Day 9 :
After breakfast, City Tour of Udaipur visiting the City Palace – a majestic architectural marvel towering over the lake. A conglomeration of courtyards, pavilions, terraces, corridors, rooms and hanging gardens. The main entrance is through the Triple arched gate “Tripolia” with eight marble porticos; the Jagdish temple– built in 1651 by Maharana Jagat Singh, this Indo – Aryan temple is the largest and the most beautiful temple of Udaipur with note worthy sculpted images; the Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandal, which houses an interesting collection of folk dresses, ornaments, puppets, masks, dolls, folk musical instruments, paintings etc; the Saheliyon ki Bari with its many fountains etc.
Evening Boat Cruise at Lake Pichola.
Overnight at Udaipur.
Day 10 :
UDAIPUR / PUSHKAR
After breakfast, depart to Pushkar (280 kms / 6 hrs approx.) and upon arrival check-in at the hotel.
Evening take a walking tour of this Brahma City. Pushkar, which will include a visit to the Brahma Temple (one of just two Brahma Temples in the country) and the bathing ghats located along the shores of lovely Pushkar lake.
Overnight at Pushkar.
Day 11 :
PUSHKAR / JAIPUR
Today after breakfast drive to Jaipur (150 Kms & 3 Hrs). On arrival and check into Hotel.
Overnight at Jaipur.
Day 12 :
After early breakfast Excursion to Amber Fort. Drive past the Hawa Mahal, known popularly as the palace of winds , which is just a façade built for the ladies of the royal household in the 19th century. The Amber Fort, the capital of the erstwhile state of Jaipur until 1728 is perched on a hill. It has halls of public & private audience, a Sheesh Mahal (hall of mirrors) various marble palaces, which are marvelous examples of ancient Rajput architecture. Ride an Elephant to ascend the hill on which the fort is situated.
Afternoon City Tour visit the Palace of the Winds, The City Palace and the Jai Singh Jantar Mantar Observatory.
Overnight at Jaipur.
Day 13 :
JAIPUR / RANTHAMBHORE
After breakfast drive to Ranthambhor (150 Kms & 3 Hrs Approx) Arrival and Check into Hotel.
Ranthambhore National Park: The park, which is one of the finest tiger reserves in the country Park’s abandoned fortress,lakes and above all it’s `friendly’ tigers have made it one of the most filmed wildlife reserves in the world. Ranthambore was declared a wildlife sanctuary in 1955 and became part of Project Tiger in 1973. Ranthambore National park is famous for its tigers and is one of the best places in the country to see these majestic predators in the wild. The tigers can be easily spotted even during the day. A good time to visit between November and May when the nature of the dry deciduous forests makes sightings common. The Park which covers an area of nearly 400 sq. km. and is set between the Aravali and Vindhya ranges. Its deciduous forests were once a part of the magnificent jungles of Central India.
Evening game drive on Canter or Jeep in search of the tiger.
Overnight at Ranthambhore
Day 14 :
RANTHAMBORE / SIKRI / AGRA
Morning Game Drive in search of the elusive tiger. Back to Hotel for Breakfast.
After breakfast drive to Agra (290 Kms & 7 Hrs Approx). Enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri, the deserted capital of Mughal India. Among the principal attractions of Fatehpur Sikri are the large audience halls, palaces, the Mosques, the tomb of Salim Chishti, The Panchmahal, and the Buland Darwaza, which is among the biggest gates in Asia.
After the visit drive to Agra (After Lunch at Joshi Resort, Fatehpur Sikri). Arrival and check into Hotel.
Overnight at Agra.
Day 15 :
AGRA / DELHI / INTERNATIONAL DEPARTURE
After breakfast sightseeing tour of Taj Mahal,Agra Red Fort & Itmad-ud-daula.Tonga Ride to reach Taj Mahal.
Taj Mahal, built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jehan, this beautiful mausoleum is built of pure white marble and is an architectural marvel. Built in the memory of his beloved queen Mumtaz Mahal. The building was conceived as a garden tomb with the mausoleum rising at the far end of the complex with the river Yamuna flowing below. Beneath the dome are the cenotaphs of Mumtaz Mahal and Shah Jehan.
Agra Fort built by Emperor Akbar over the years 1565 – 1573 with its maze of courtyards, mosques, and private chambers. Most of the buildings originally built by Akbar were destroyed and were replaced by his grandson Shah Jehan. The only surviving structure from Akbar’s period apart from the solid sand stone ramparts and the gateway is the Jehangir Mahal.
After the visit drive to Delhi (200 Kms & 4 Hrs).
Later transfer to international airport to board the flight for your destination.
- Meet and greet service on arrival and departure
- AC accommodation at mentioned hotels/resorts with daily breakfast
- All transfers and transportations including sightseeing as per the itinerary using AC Vehicles with Driver
- English speaking local guides as per the itinerary
- All toll taxes and parking charges
- Mandatory Govt. Taxes as applicable
- International airfare and extra baggage
- Any lunch, dinner, snacks, mineral water etc. unless mentioned in the itinerary
- Camera fee at monuments
- Additional sightseeing which is not mentioned in itinerary
- All personal nature expenses like phone calls, portage, tips, gratitude, laundry etc
- Travel Insurance
- Anything which is not mention under inclusions