This is a private trip, you can start on any date. You can even request to customize this itinerary.
Duration: 15 Nights/ 16 Days
Destination : Delhi, Agra, Fatehpur Sikri, Jaipur, Mandawa, Bikaner, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Ranakpur, Udaipur, Delhi
Region: North India, West India
Validity: Till March, 2014
Looking to travel through the land of Maharajas, re-living the bygone era, staying in old palaces and palatial houses converted into hotels, experiencing the colors and cultural fervor of Rajasthan ? This is the trip that will allow you to do all that. An all and all cultural tour by road driving nearly 2000 miles through the land of palaces, forts, world heritage sites, intricately carved temples, palatial houses, desert and much more. The medieval aura is exemplified everywhere you visit on this trip, be it traversing through the ancient silk route or following the trail of Rajput royalty through the interiors of Rajasthan. This is Rajasthan at its complete best.
Day 01 : Arrive Delhi
Arrival Delhi, as per your flight schedule, our representative will met you at the airport for your pick up and transfer to hotel, take rest, evening free, Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 02 : Delhi
After breakfast, day city tour to visit the historical and cultural marvels of Old Delhi, today your guided tour will include the visit to Red Fort, Jama Masjid (India Largest Mosque), Additionally you can take a walk or Rickshaw ride through the silver street of Chandani Chowk, visit Rajghat (memorial to Mahatma Ghandi). Retun back to hotel, take rest, evening free, Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 03 : Delhi To Agra
After breakfast, half day city tour to visit the historical and cultural marvels of New Delhi, today your guided tour will include the visit to India Gate, a memorial raised in honor of the Indian soldiers martyred during the war, Rashtrapati Bhawan, one-time imperial residence of the British viceroys, Humayun’s Tomb (a World Heritage site) , lotus shaped Bhai’s Temple and Qutub Minar, built by Qutub-ud-din Aibek of the Slave Dynasty. Later transfer from Delhi to Agra [200Km, 4-5 Hrs.], arrive Agra and check in hotel, take rest, evening free, Overnight at Hotel.
Day 04 : Agra
Early morning if interested you can visit the Taj Mahal at sunrise, ( it opens at 6:00 A.M.) later after breakfast, day city tour to visit Red Fort (red sandstone Fort built by emperor Akbar in 1565), Itmad-ud-daulah ( a mughal mausoleum also known as Baby Taj) & Sikandra, evening free, Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 05 : Agra To Jaipur
After breakfast, transfer from Agra to Jaipur [250 Km, 5-6 Hrs.], on the way stop to visit Fatehpur Sikri, the red sandstone city was built by the Mughal Emperor Akbar in AD 1564 in honour of the Muslim saint Sheikh Salim Chisthi. Fatehpur Sikri was intended to be the capital city but the shortage of water and unrest in the north-west made Akbar abandon it after 14 years . One of the major attractions of this city is the marble tomb of Sheikh Salim Chisthi, continue your drive to Jaipur, arrive Jaipur and check in hotel, take rest, evening free to relax or visit Choki Dhani, an ethnic village resort with an exquisite Rajasthani touch, it has a festive celebration every time in a different manner with a preview of real Rajasthani village culture in fun, entertainment, games, shopping, rajasthani cuisine, folk dance, music and much more, Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 06 : Jaipur
After breakfast, full day city tour starting with an excursion to Amber Fort with an elephant ride, a visit to City Palace, Jantar Mantar (a virtual museum about the astronomical observatories built in 1700’s), Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds built of red and pink sandstone in 1799, a unique five-storey exterior with its 953 small windows called Jharokhas. If time permitting you can explore the old pink city, evening free, Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 07 : Jaipur To Mandawa
After breakfast, transfer from Jiapur to Mandawa [185 Km, 3-4 Hrs.], arrive and check in hotel, after some rest, half-day village tour of Shekhavati region - Painted Havelies. You can wander through the streets where mansions of rich merchants are adorned with elaborate frescoes. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 08 : Mandawa To Bikaner
After breakfast, transfer from Mandawa to Bikaner [200 Km, 4.5 Hrs.], arrive and check in hotel, After some rest, visit famous Deshnok’s Karni Mata Temple, also known as Temple of Rats. Evening free, Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 09 : Bikaner
After breakfast, full day city tour to visit Junagarh Fort, The Suraj Pol or Sun Gate, Ganga Golden, Lal garh Palace, Jubilee Museum, Camel Research Farm, Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 10 : Bikaner To Jaisalmer
After breakfast, transfer from Bikaner to Jaisalmer [330 Km, 5-6 Hrs.], arrive and check in hotel, day at your rest, evening visit the Magnificient golden fort in yellow sandstone & Gadsisar Lake, Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 11 : Jaisalmer
After breakfast, day city tour to visit Nathmal Ji Ki Haveli, Patwon Ki Haveli, Jain Temple, Later in the after noon transfer to Desert Camp, enjoy Camel Ride in Sand Dunes for Sunset, Evening Entertainment and dinner with Rajasthani Music & Folk Dance, Camp Fire, Overnight stay at desert camp.
Day 12 : Jaisalmer to Jodhpur
After breakfast, transfer from Jaisalmer to Jodhpur [280 Km, 4.5 Hrs.], arrive and check in hotel, after some rest, day city tour to visit Mehrangarh Fort (Mehrangarh literally means "Majestic Fort", this is one of the largest fort in India) , Jaswant Thada (It is a 19th century royal cenotaph built in commemoration of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II, the 33rd Rathore ruler of Jodhpur ) & Umaid Bhawan Palace (This is one of India's most imposing and recent palaces, it was actually built for the welfare of the people. The purpose was to give employment to the people of Jodhpur during a long period of drought and famine)
evening free, Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 13 : Jodhpur To Udaipur
After breakfast, transfer from Jodhpur to Udaipur [260 Km, 5 Hrs.], on the route stop for lunch at Ranakpur, in Ranakpur visit the beautiful and gracious Jain temples, dating back to 15th century A.D. The main attraction of the place is Chaturmukh (Four faced) Jain Temple dedicated to Jain tirthankara Rishavadev , this is one of the five most sacred pilgrimage centers of the Jain community, is located in the heart of the remote and enchanting valley of the Aravali mountains, these beautiful architectural masterpiece were built mainly during the reign of the liberal and gifted monarch Rana Kumbha in the 15th century A.D. Spread over an of 48,000 sq. feet, they are probably the most complex and extensive of Jain temples in India and took more than 50 years to complete. Later proceed to Udaipur, arrive Udaipur and check in hotel, take rest, evening free, Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 14 : Udaipur
After breakfast, day city tour to visit the City Palace, it stands on a hill surrounded by crenellated walls. Its main entrance is through the triple arched gate, the Tripolia, built in 1725. The Suraj Gokhada, the Balcony of the Sun, where the Suryavanshi Maharanas of Mewar, presented themselves in times of trouble to the people to restore their confidence,
Visit the Cristal Galllery, this is one the most lustrous attractions for tourist showcasing the rare and precious crystal from the royal treasure, closely is another fascinating monument Jagdish Temple, Built in 1651 A.D., by Maharaja Jagat Singh I, it is the largest and most splendid temple in Udaipur.
Later drive around Fateh Sagar is a beautiful lake, overlooked by a number of hills on the three sides and the Pratap Memorial on the north was built by Maharana Fateh Singh.
Day 15 : Udaipur To Delhi
After breakfast, as per your flight schedule, transfer to Udaipur airport to take your flight to Delhi, arrive Delhi, pick up and transfer to hotel, take rest, evening free to take rest or visit the cultural show, Overnight stay at Hotel.
Morning Flight From Udaipur To Delhi
Day 16 : Delhi Departure
After breakfast, as per your flight schedule transfer to Delhi airport to take your flight for your onward journey.
All pricing is based on twin/double -sharing for two-guest traveling together (as this is a private trip, you can start on any date)
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* Pricing may vary during Christmas and other Holidays/ Festivals in India.
Our luxury trips come with the choicest of 5 star hotels or luxury forts, palaces and camps. With a personal meet and greet at time of arrival to your check-in at the hotel, our representative will ensure you settle in well in your new environs. All our Luxury trips come with standard rooms in your selected 5 star hotel with care being taken to provide the hotels that match the international service standards and expectations. While some cities might not have a 5 star, care is taken to provide the best option available in such places.
Our Luxury trips come with a personal guide for each city you visit. A luxury vehicle in form of Toyota Innova is used for all transportation and sightseeing.
Our Opulent trips are for those who want to bask in Luxury. These are the most premium accommodations available coupled with an option to have a personal escort throughout your touring or have individual city guides. From the time you arrive till the time you leave, your personal escort ( or remotely assigned representative, in case you did not select personal escort) will see that all your demands are been met. While our luxury Toyota Van comes standard with all our Opulent Trips, you have the liberty to upgrade transportation to Mercedes S class or BMW for an additional price.
Our Opulent tours also include all domestic flights and entrance charges.
|Delhi||Hilton Janakpuri||Hotel Shangrila||Hotel Imperial|
|Agra||Hotel Radisson||Hotel ITC Mughal||Amar Vilas|
|Jaipur||Trident Jaipur||Jai Mahal Palace||Raj Vilas|
|Mandawa||Vivaana||Castle Mandawa||Castle Mandawa|
|Bikaner||Maharaja Ganga Mahal||Gajner Palace||Gajner Palace|
|Jaisalmer||Fort Rajwada||Surya Garh||The Sarai|
|Jodhpur||Ajit Bhawan||Taj Hari Mahal||Umaid Bhawan Palace|
|Udaipur||Hotel Trident||Fateh Garh||Udai Vilas|
Package Cost Includes:
1) Accommodation in A/c Room on twin sharing basis in the above mentioned hotels.
2) Daily breakfast in all the hotels.
3) Elephant Ride in Jaipur & Boat ride in Udaipur.
4) Camel Safarai with evening entertainment and dinner at Desert camp in Jaisalmer.
5) All pick up, drop, transfers and sightseeing as per itinerary by A/c Toyota Innova car,
including all toll tax, parking and driver charges.
6) Personal English speaking Guide in each city during sightseeing.
7) Monument entrance fee.
8) Air ticket from :
Udaipur to Delhi
9) All applicable tax.
Package Cost Does Not Include:
1) Items of personal Nature like Porterage, Tips, Laundry, Mineral Water.
2) All other items and services not mentioned above.
(Please note, some suggested activities might already be included in the published price. Speak to our travel consultant for exact details)
On such a long trip the only valid possibility is to either add a couple of days just to slow down and live the moment a little longer or possibly add a 2 day trip to Ranthambore National Park ( for Tiger Safari). This is a complete Rajasthan – at its cultural best.
Other variations of Rajasthan trips can be looked into for shorter durations or similar durations but with shorter overall distance to travel.