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Forts & Palaces of Rajasthan

Duration : 14 Night(s) / 15 Day(s)
Destination Covered : Delhi - Mandawa - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Udaipur - Pushkar - Jaipur -Ranthambhore - Sikri - Agra
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Tour Itinerary

Day 1 : ARRIVAL DELHI

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 : IN DELHI

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 : IN JAISALMER

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 : IN UDAIPUR

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 : IN JAIPUR

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.

Inclusions

  • 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

Exclusion

  • 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

Places Covered

About Delhi

Delhi- believed to have been founded by the Pandava brothers around 2nd or 3rd century B.C., is one of the oldest cities in India. The city has been raised out of ashes and ruins seven times. Be it the Tomars of the 7-8th century or the Ghori’s, The Khaljis, the Tughlaqs, the Saiyads, The Lodis, the Moghuls and finally the British rulers, each has contributed to the colorful history of the city.

About Mandawa

Mandawa The Land of Rao Shekhaji (1433-1488) Shekhawati can also be called the Open-air art gallery of Rajasthan. The area is home of the Marwari community, which has been the backbone of commercial entrepreneurship in India for the past century. Most of the leading business families of India trace their roots to Shekhawati.

About Bikaner

BikanerA major centre of trade in the 16th century on the ancient silk route, Bikaner has retained its medieval aura and charm.  Among the sights of Bikaner the highlight is undoubtedly the Junagarh Fort, which was built around 1587 A.D.

About Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer was founded by Rawal Jaisal in 1156 and during the medieval period it was a prominent stop on the main trade routes to Egypt, Arabia, Persia, Africa and the West. The desert from foreign invasions generally shielded the city and it was among the last states to join the British Government controlled areas. The highlight of the city is the majestic fort, which rises high in the desert and is visible from quite a distance.  This is one of the few lived-in forts, which are even today inhabited, and presents an interesting example of life centuries ago.

About Jodhpur

Jodhpur, is the second largest city in the Indian state of Rajasthan. It was formerly the seat of a princely state of the same name, also known as Marwar. Jodhpur is a popular tourist destination, featuring many beautiful palaces, forts and temples, apart from a stark, scenic desert landscape.

The city is known as the Sun City for the bright, sunny weather it enjoys all year. It is also referred as the Blue City, due to the indigo tinge of the whitewashed houses around the Mehrangarh Fort.

About Udaipur

Udaipur is a fascinating blend of sights, sounds and experiences – an Inspiration for the imagination of poets, painters and writers. Maharana Udai Singh founded the jewel of Mewar – Udaipur in 1559 A.D. Of the original eleven gates of the city, only five remain now.

About Pushkar

Pushkar lies on the Shore of Pushkar Lake. It has five principal temples, many smaller temples and 52 ghats pilgrims descend to the lake to bathe in the sacred waters. One of the primary temples is the 14th century temple dedicated to Brahma, the Hindu god of creation. Very few temples to Lord Brahma exist anywhere in the world.

About Jaipur

Jaipur – The capital of Rajasthan is color washed in pink – the color associated with auspiciousness and Rajput Hospitality. The pink city of fairy tale palaces, rugged fortresses perched on barren hills, and a city of broad avenues is picturesque. The first planned city of its time, Jaipur is encircled by a formidable wall.

About Agra

Agra  is  the one of the prominent destinations of the World Tourism  map with  three heritage monuments –The Taj Mahal, Fatehpur Sikri  & Red Fort. Agra is famous  for   handicrafts  products   such   as Inley work on Marvel, Leather work,Footwear,   Brasswear,   Carpets, Jwellery, Zari   and  Embroidery work.


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