Heritage Tour of Rajasthan

Tour Route Arrival – Jaipur (03) – Mandawa (03) – Jodhpur (03) – Narlai (03) – Udaipur (04) – Bundi (02) – Ranthambore (02) – Jaipur (02) – Departure
Tour Duration: 22 Nights / 23 Days
   
 
Itinerary

Day-1 Arrival Jaipur

Arrival Jaipur, Rajasthan’s capital the enthralling historical city and the gateway to India’s most flamboyant state, The city’s colourful, chaotic streets ebb and flow with a heady brew of old and new. Careering buses dodge dawdling camels; leisurely cycle-rickshaws frustrate swarms of motorbikes, and everywhere buzzing auto rickshaws watch for easy prey.

Upon arrival check in at your hotel for 03 nights stay.

Overnight Stay In Jaipur

Day-2: Discover Jaipur

Rise early this morning to visit Jaipur’s famous Amber Fort. Enroute, take a guided walk through the flower market of Jaipur seeing the beautiful yellow and orange marigolds and other seasonal flowers are traded. In close vicinity is also the wholesale vegetable market where farmers bring fresh produce to begin the day’s trading. Walking through the markets brings you to a junction where you will find the interesting and unusual shops and post brief walk through the local trading markets, drive onwards to visit Amber Fort, built in the 16th century. The fort is a mesmerizing blend of Hindu and Mughal architecture. The Amber Fort was used by the Rajputs for the dual purpose of defense and private residence. The fort encompasses charming gardens and magnificent palaces made from marble and precious stones, richly decorated with intricate stonemason works and paintings, which represented royal splendor and luxury of the Rajput era. To ascend up the fort, you may choose to walk, drive by Jeep or take an elephant ride.

Then take a photo stop at the iconic water palace Jal Mahal a palace in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake in Jaipur city; Then take a photo stop at the Hawa Mahal, Palace of the Winds, with its unique layer-cake honeycomb windows designed to enable erstwhile women of the royal court to observe passing life without being seen.

Thereafter visit the City Palace complex with its impressive gardens and museums, Jantar Mantar, the largest astronomical observatory built in stone and

Later visit local market to know and explore the facets of Jaipuri crafts such as semi-precious jewels, pottery, colourful embroidered fabrics with mirror work, woven carpets etc – watch artisans at work and enjoy souvenir shopping in this colourful city of Jaipur.

Overnight Stay Jaipur

Day-3: Discover Jaipur

Today free for personal activities and visit some of the best local market to explore facets of Jaipur crafts such as semi-precious jewels, pottery, colourful embroidered fabrics with mirror work, woven carpets etc – watch artisans at work and enjoy souvenir shopping in this colourful city of Jaipur.

Overnight Stay Jaipur

Day-4: Drive Jaipur to Mandawa [170 Kms / 03 ½ Hrs]

After breakfast, drive to Mandawa, where you can see the Mandawa Fort, the different setting and style of all its 51 rooms and its museum that has a rich collection of arms with jade handles and traditional ceremonial costumes of the royal family.

Upon arrival complete your check-in formalities at the hotel and have lunch in hotel.

Rest and relax for some time

Overnight Stay Mandawa

Day-5: Discover Mandawa

Post breakfast, head out for sightseeing. Mandawa is a small town which is famous for its forts and havelis which are adorned with exquisite frescoes. These havelis were built by wealthy merchant families of the region, see the painted Havelis of Mandawa that belong to its rich merchants including the Chowkhani Haveli, Gulab Rai Ladia Haveli and Mohanlal Saraf Haveli and note that most of the paintings and frescoes have local deities and daily desert lifestyle as its main theme.

Evening relax and enjoy your hotel stay

Overnight Stay Mandawa

Day-6: Discover Nawalgarh

Today after breakfast drive to Nawalgarh and set out to visit the major tourist attractions of Nawalgarh including HavelisGanga Mai Temple and the British Clock Tower, these are the amazing architecture and still holds its old charm.

The splendid fountains and the well-maintained gardens are the highlight, later drive back to Mandawa and if time and energy permit, you can explore the surroundings.

Overnight Stay Mandawa

Day-7: Drive Mandawa to Jodhpur [330 Kms / 06 Hrs]

After Breakfast proceed on your surface drive towards Jodhpur, the second largest city in Rajasthan, lies at the entrance to the Thar Desert in a region called Marwar and  is also called ‘blue city’ because of the indigo-washed houses in the old town.

Evening Free for personal Activities

Overnight Stay Jodhpur

Day-8: Discover Jodhpur

Post breakfast, proceed for your sightseeing tour of Jodhpur and visit the rock-solid Mehrangarh Fort, and the grand palaces within the fort - Moti Mahal, Sheesh Mahal, Phool Mahal, Sileh Khana and Daulat Khana, which are impressive examples of architectural excellence. Near the fort complex stands the Jaswant Thada, and a group of royal cenotaphs made of white marble.

While in Jodhpur shop for the exquisite handcrafted articles such as embroidered shoes, metal curios, and silverware, paintings and tie and dye fabrics in Local market near to the clock tower, Jodhpur

Evening enjoy your X’mas Eve Gala Dinner at your hotel with other hotel in-house guest’s

Overnight Stay in Jodhpur

Day-9: Discover Jodhpur

Today post bedfast enjoy Jodhpur city by walk own your own.

Jodhpur has been described as the city that boasts sheer ethnicity and culture. From age old temples to delectable food, the city announces an inherent sense of tradition and uniqueness. Jodhpur by Foot is hence our effort to take each and every one of you through the undiscovered areas of the city in the most uncharted manner.

This walk engages one with sights of unexplored lakes and temples that ooze splendid architecture. Monuments, sweet shops and landmarks that are authentic to the city are yours to devour. You can experience markets and places that are over 100 years old.

We promise to entice you from start to finish. Whether it is with our highly renowned Jodhpur lassi shots or experiencing how to make luscious Jalebis, the walk has it all. Praying with pandits, walking through gullies, getting a taste of folk music on-the- go are just some of the highlights. Every moment at this walk will become a memory worth etching.

Overnight Stay in Jodhpur

Day-10: Drive Jodhpur to Narlai

This morning after breakfast, precede on your surface drive for Rawla - Narlai, boutique property house the ‘Rawla’, it is ‘Narlai’, the village & its environs, which in fact combine to form the entire ‘Resort’. Think of

‘Rawla Narlai’ as a masterpiece that allows you to extract whatever story you want from deep within its canvas

Upon arrival at Narlai, check in at your resort for 3 nights stay

Evening relax and enjoy the activity’s offered by hotel.

Overnight Stay in Narlai

Day-11: Discover Narlai

This morning after breakfast enjoy sightseeing tour of the heart of the Aravalli Hills, Narlai is small, busy and idyllic little village surrounded by forested hills; it’s arguably one of the most beautiful rural locations in Rajasthan and

At its heart is Rawla Narlai, a sweet and sophisticated heritage hotel that has oodles of charm and a nice big pool.

You can enjoy some activities on direct payment as per your choice and preference.

Horse Riding, Countryside Safari, Village Walk, Leopard Sighting, Elephant Hill Walk, Cave Temple Visit, Trekking, Train Safari, and evening dinner at The Step Well.

Overnight Stay in Narlai

Day-12: Discover Narlai

Breakfast in Hotel.

Relax and enjoy the activity’s offered by hotel.

Overnight Stay in Narlai

Day-13: Drive Narlai to Udaipur [02 ½ Hrs Approximately]

This morning, drive to Udaipur, a serene city set in the scenic valley of Aravalli hills, surrounded by three lakes – Lake Pichola, Fateh Sagar and Udai Sagar.

En route visit the famous Jain Temples at Ranakpur. Built in the 15th century, Ranakpur temples are one of the largest Jain temples in India. The temples are known for their architecture, grand structures and exquisite sculptures.

Continue drive to Udaipur. Upon arrival at Udaipur, check in at y our hotel for 2 nights stay.

Later evening enjoy boat cruise at the serene Lake Pichola

Overnight Stay in Udaipur

Day-14: Discover Udaipur

Post breakfast, visit the 16th century City Palace, one of the largest palace complexes in Rajasthan comprising residence of the current Maharaja, heritage hotels, museums and galleries, courtyards and reception halls where royal events take place even today; Jagdish Temple, the 17th century Indo Aryan temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu (Laxmi Narayan), the preserver of the Universe; Saheliyon-Ki-Bari, garden of the maids of honour, with beautiful green lawns, flower beds, water pools, marble elephants and bird fountains.

Overnight Stay in Udaipur  

Day-15: Discover Udaipur

Breakfast in Hotel.

Relax and enjoy the activity’s offered by hotel or else you can also visit Monsoon Palace, which is also known as the Sajjan Garh Palace, is a hilltop palatial residence in the city of Udaipur, Rajasthan in India, overlooking the Fateh Sagar Lake, The palace offers a panoramic view of the city's lakes, palaces  and surrounding countryside. It was built chiefly to watch the monsoon clouds; hence, appropriately, it is popularly known as Monsoon Palace.

Evening enjoy your New Year Eve Gala Dinner at your hotel with other hotel in-house guest’s

Overnight Stay in Udaipur

 

Day-16: Discover Udaipur

Breakfast in Hotel.

Relax and enjoy the day!!

Overnight Stay in Udaipur

Day-17: Drive Udaipur – Bundi [275 Kms / 05 Hrs]

Post breakfast, check out from hotel and drive to Bundi which is a town in the Hadoti region of Rajasthan state in northwest India. It is of particular architectural note for its ornate forts, palaces, and stepwell reservoirs known as baoris.

Overnight Stay in Bundi

Day-18: Discover Bundi

Today post breakfast, discover the Bundi city and enjoy visit to Taragarh Fort circlets the summit of a steep hill overlooking the town. The architecture is of note and the views are stunning. Next, visit the Sukh Mahal. It is the magnificent summer palace on the Jait Sagar Lake beautified with lush garden and surroundings of the Aravali mountain range.

Overnight Stay in Bundi

Day-19: Drive Bundi to Sawai Madhopur

Today have breakfast leisurely and in time proceed to Sawai Madhopur. This city is famous all over the world for Ranthambore National Park and Tiger Reserve.

Upon arrival transfer to your resort and enjoy your afternoon game drive [Private Jeep Safari]

Overnight Stay in Ranthambore

Day-20: Jungle Safari Ranthambore

Today, enjoy an early morning and afternoon private Jeep Safari (accompanied by a trained naturalist) into the national park.

The Ranthambore National Park is one of the prime examples of India’s conservation program, Project Tiger. Once the hunting ground of Indian princes, this national park stands atop a 600m high hill range, and is covered with thorn trees, scrub and grasslands. Dotted with beautiful ponds, Streams, lakes and old ruins, it is home to a large number of tigers, often spotted and photographed by visitors to the park.

Overnight Stay in Ranthambore

Day-21: Drive Ranthambore to Jaipur [160 Kms / 04 Hrs]

After breakfast, enjoy your morning game drive [Private Jeep Safari]

Later embark on a leisurely drive to Jaipur - land of the Rajputs. Jaipur is an exuberance of colour, dance and traditional arts and crafts. Known, as the 'Pink City', Jaipur is home to ancient forts and palaces and is one of India's most well planned cities. Upon arrival check in at your hotel for 02 nights stay.

Overnight Stay in Jaipur

Day-22: Discover Jaipur

Today explore some facets of Jaipur crafts such as semi-precious jewels, pottery, colourful embroidered fabrics with mirror work, woven carpets etc – watch artisans at work and enjoy souvenir shopping in this colourful city of Jaipur.

Overnight Stay in Jaipur

Day-23: Departure Jaipur by Oman Air 276 @ 10:10 Hr

This morning, enjoy breakfast and later in time you will be transferred to airport to board your flight back for onward destination.

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