Rajasthan Cultural Tour

Duration : 16 Days

Major Attractions : Delhi- Agra- Jaipur- Bikaner- Jaisalmer- Jodhpur- Ranakpur- Udaipur- Kota- Pushkar-Delhi

Visit the land of contrasts - Rajasthan, the true picture of India's multihued lifestyles and cultural heritage. The principal destinations you could travel in this desert state of India, include Jaipur, the capital city, known for its monuments and beautiful handicrafts; Jaisalmer, the celebrated city of exquisite stone carved havelis and mansions; the blue city of Jodhpur and lake city that's famous for its fairytale palaces – Udaipur. If you still want more there's always the desert to explore!

Day 01 : Arrive Delhi

Arrive Delhi On arrival meeting and assistance at the airport and transfer to hotel Vasant Continental Hotel (5*). Overnight at hotel.

Day 02 : Delhi / Agra (200 km.)

After breakfast drive to Agra via sightseeing of Akbar’s Tomb at Sikandra. Afternoon sightseeing of Taj Mahal, Agra Fort & Itmad-Ud-Daula’s tomb. Dinner and Overnight at hotel Jaypee Palace.

Day 03 : Agra / Jaipur (235 km.)

Drive to Jaipur after breakfast via sightseeing of Fathepur Sikri Fort. Arrive Jaipur in the afternoon. Evening see Rajasthani folk dance & Pupet Show. Dinner and Overnight at Samode Haveli ( Heritage Hotel).

Day 04 : Jaipur

Full day sightseeing of Jaipur visit places Amber Fort and climb fort on Elephant back, Jaigarh Fort, City Palace, Museaum, Observatory and Palace of wind. Dinner and Overnight at Samode Haveli (Heritage Hotel).

Day 05 : Jaipur / Khimsar (287 km.)

Drvive to Khimsar Fort – Khimsar offer a wide range of experience. The battle scarred walls and turrest remind on of the glorius past. Cnstruction began in 1523 AD, the family moved in during the 18th century when a new “Zenana” (ladies wing) was constructed. Thakur Onkar Singh built a regal wing for himself in 1940s. Khimsar fort ranks high amongst the premier classified heritage hotels in India.

Overnight at Khimsar Fort.

Day 06 : Khimsar / Bikaner (150 km.)

Drive to Bikaner – This desert town in the north –west of Rajasthan was founded in 1488 by Rao Bika, a decendent of Rao Jodha of Jodhpur. The old city is surrounded by a high crenellated wall. In the golden days, the city of Bikaner figured prominently on the great caravan trade routes. See places like Havelis and Jain Temples, Camel Safari etc. Dinner & Overnight at hotel Lallagarh Palace.

Day 07 : Bikaner / Jaisalmer (320 km.)

Drive to Bikaner – This desert town in the north –west of Rajasthan was founded in 1488 by Rao Bika, a decendent of Rao Jodha of Jodhpur. The old city is surrounded by a high crenellated wall. In the golden days, the city of Bikaner figured prominently on the great caravan trade routes. See places like Havelis and Jain Temples, Camel Safari etc. Dinner & Overnight at hotel Lallagarh Palace.

Day 08 : Jaisalmer / Jodhpur (295 km.)

Drive to Jodhpur – Founded in 1459 by Rao Jodha, Jodhpur is the second largest city in Rajasthan after Jaipur. The world famous Mehrangarh Fort dominates the Skyline. From its ramparts, one can see where the old city ends and the new one begains. Its is fascinating wandering around the old parts of the the city, browsing through the antique shops or experiencing the ambienceof this chaotic, bustling, sun-struck city of red sand stone. Things to see in Jodhpur – Mehrangarh fort, Jodhpur Museum, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur city and markets, Maha Temple, Bishnoi Viilages around Jodhpur. Dinner and overnight at hotel Bal Samand Palace (heritage hotel).

Day 09 : Jodhpur

Full sightseeing of Jodhpur. Dinner & overnight at hotel Bal Samand Palace (Heritage hotel).

Day 10 : Jodhpur / Ranakpur (160 km.)

Drive to Ranakapur – In Ranakapur temple complex, one of the biggest and most important cluster of Jain Temples in India. The Chaumukha Temple, or Four Faced Temple , is the main temple in the complex and dates back to the 15th century . Bulit in marble, the temple has 29 halls supported by more than 1400 pillars, no two of which are alike. Some other palces also to see like Kumbalgarh Fort/Dam, Village Safari etc. Dinner and overnight at hotel Maharani Bagh Orchard Retreat (A heritage hotel).

Day 11 :Ranakpur / Udaipur (90 km.)

Drive to Udaipur – Rajasthan is quite romantic as Udaipur even though the state is replete with fantastic hilltop fortress exotic fairy tale palaces and griping legends of medival chivalry and herosim, Founded in 1566 by Maharaja Udai Singh. Places to see – Lake Phichola, Jagdish Temple, City Palaces and museume, Saheliyon ki bari. Dinner and overnight at hotel Karni Fort (heritage hotel).

Day 12 :Udaipur

Full day sighteeing of Udaipur. Dinner and Overnight at hotel Karni Fort(heritage hotel).

Day 13 :Udaipur / Kota (321 km.)

Drive to Kota – An army headquarter and Rajasthan’s premier industrial centre, Kota is equally well known for its Kota doria sarees and minature paintings that often depict hunting scenes. There is an enchanting palace on a little in the island in the middle of an artifical lake. The fort and part of the palace complex are open to the public. Places to see – City Palce , fort and museum. Dinner and Overnight at hotel Umed Bhawan Palace ( Heritage hotel)

Day 14 :Kota / Pushkar (270 km.)

Drive to Ajmer / Pushkar. Afternoon visit the Tomb of the Sufi Saint, Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti, the Dargah Sharif, The city was founded by the Chauhan ruler, Aiaipal, during the 11th century and is dominated by the Taragarh Fort built by Prithviraj Chauhan. In Pushkar, visit the holy Lake and also the famous Brahma Temple. Pushkar is one of the holiest places for Hindus. Dinner and overnight at hotel Pushkar Palace or Mansingh Palace ( heritage hotel).

Day 15 :Pushkar / Delhi ( by Train )

Pushkar – After breakfast drive back to Delhi. On arrival check-in at hotel. Free at leisure. Evening sound and light show program at Red Fort. Overnight at hotel.

Day 16 : Leave Delhi

Full day combined sightseeing of Old and New Delhi visiting places like Red Fort, Jama Masjid (Mosque), Raj Ghat, India Gate, Laxmi Naryan Temple, Qutab Minar (big tower). Evening transfer to Intenrational airport to catch flight for onward destination. (Tour End)

Hotels To Be Provided:

  • Delhi : Vasant Continental (5*)
  • Agra : Jaypee Palace (5*)
  • Jaipur : Samode Haveli (Heritage Hotel)
  • Khimsar : Khimsar Fort (Heritage Hotel)
  • Bikaner : Lallgarh Palace (Heritage Hotel)
  • Jaisalmere : Naryan Niwas Palace (Heritage Hotel)
  • Jodhpur : Bal Samand Lake Palace (Heritage Hotel)
  • Ranakapur : Maharani Bagh Orchard Retreat (Heritage Hotel)
  • Udaipur : Karni Fort (Heritage Hotel)
  • Kota : Umed Bahwan Palace (Heritage Hotel)
  • Pushkar : Pushkar Palace Or Mansigh Palace (Heritage Htl)
  • Delhi : Siddhartha Hotel (5*)

The above price includes followings :

  • Hotel accmmodation for 15 nights and 16 days.
  • One air-condition ambassdor car with drive throughout the tour.
  • One spot English or Spanish Guide in all places.
  • All entrance tickets at different monuments, palaces, museum mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Elephant ride at amber fort.
  • All applicable taxes on hotels and transport etc.
  • Car is insured with the passenger.

Cost does not includes :

  • Any item in personal nature, like – laundry, liqour, mineral water etc.
  • Any video/still cemra fee at different places.
  • Any item which is not included under inclusions heading.

Budget:

Hotels of 3 * Category, A/C rooms, Private bath and shower.

Reservation Form (Rajasthan Tours)