Grand Tour of Rajasthan ( 16 Days )

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Duration: 15 Nights / 16 Days

Destinations: Delhi – Agra – Bharatpur – Jaipur – Nawalgarh – Khimsar – Jaisalmer – Jodhpur – Kumbhalgarh -Udaipur – Chittorgarh – Pushkar – Delhi

Day 01: Delhi Arrival

Upon arrival in Delhi, our representatives will greet and assist to transfer you to pre booked hotel. Freshen up and relax at the hotel. In the afternoon, enjoy a combined full day guided sightseeing tour of old and new Delhi includes visiting Red fort, Jama Masjid, RajGhat, India Gate, President house, Qutub Minar, National Museum, Lotus Temple etc. Drive back to the hotel in the evening for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 02: Delhi – Agra

Drive to Agra (200 kms/5 hours) en route visiting Sikandra, which is home to the mausoleum of Emperor Akbar that lies at the centre of a huge garden, enclosed by high walls. Upon arrival at Agra, check-in at your hotel. After fresh up & some rest, visit Taj Mahal -the symbol of love, Agra Fort and tomb of itmad ud daulah. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 03: Agra – Bharatpur

Early morning, again visit Taj Mahal for superb view at sunrise and day free for leisure / shopping. After lunch drive to Bharatpur enroute visiting the abandoned mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri. Arrive Bharatpur and check into hotel.

Your Rajasthan experience begins at Bharatpur. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 04: Bharatpur – Jaipur

Early morning visit the sanctuary at Keoladeo National Park, a world Heritage site also known as Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary – the sanctuary is host to over 230 species of birds. After breakfast proceed to Jaipur, en route visiting Abhaneri step well. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 05: Jaipur Sightseeing

After breakfast proceed for excursion to Amber Fort in the outskirts of Jaipur. Elephant ride ascent to the fort. Amber Fort – Amber is the classic romantic Rajasthani Fort Palace. Its construction was started by man singh i in 1592. Later visit City Palace, Jantar Mantar, Hawa Mahal, Albert Hall. Drive back and overnight at the hotel.

Day 06: Jaipur – Nawalgarh

Drive to Nawalgarh, via Samode. Spend the rest of the day exploring the sights in Nawalgarh and other painted towns of Shekhawati. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 07: Nawalgarh – Khimsar

After having breakfast, you will drive to Khimsar through the heart of Rajasthan. Khimsar is a magnificent fort built by the Ranas of Mewar. On arrival check in to fort. Late afternoon and start exploring the fort and the villages around in the area, which give a very different vision. Evening walk around the small village to see the rural life. Overnight at the fort.

Day 08: Khimsar – Jaisalmer

After breakfast drive to Jaisalmer enroute visiting the largest Hindu and Jain temples group at Osian.

On arrival check-in to the hotel. Overnight stay at Jaisalmer.

Day 09: Jaisalmer Sightseeing

After breakfast, proceed for full day sightseeing tour of Jaisalmer which includes Manek Chowk, Patwon Ki Haveli, Salim Singhji Ki Haveli, Sonark Fort, Gadisar Lake and Bada Baugh. Evening driven to the Khuri village to visit sunset point for a superb view, A camel ride or camel safari on these dunes is a lifetime experience. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 10: Jaisalmer – Jodhpur

After breakfast proceed for Jodhpur. On arrival jodhpur check at hotel and day free at leisure. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 11: Jodhpur Sightseeing

After breakfast proceed on a full-day sightseeing tour of Jodhpur visiting Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada and Umaid Bhawan Palace. Thereafter proceed to Mandore, the old capital of Jodhpur surrounded by landscape gardens. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 12: Jodhpur – Kumbhalgarh

Morning drive to Kumbhalgarh enroute visiting Ranakpur Temples.

Visit the Ranakpur temples – the most magnificent 15th century Jain temples situated in the deep secluded valley of the Aravalli Hills. Though over 500 years old, the temples here are superbly preserved in a near-perfect condition. In the centre is the main “Chaumukha temple” dedicated to Adinath. The most distinctive features are the 29 halls supported by 1444 pillars, of which no two are exactly alike. Every conceivable surface is carved and every corner and angle is engraved with Jain images. The tour also includes visit to two more Jain temples and the Temple of the Sun God with its erotic sculptures.

Continue drive to Kumbhalgarh. Upon arrival, Check in at hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 13: Kumbhalgarh – Udaipur

After breakfast at hotel, visit the Kumbhalgarh Fort (alt 1,087 m) was the second most important fort of the Mewar Kingdom after Chittaurgarh. Built mostly by Maharana Kumbha (11485), it is situated on the west facing ridge of the Aravallis, commanding a great strategic position on the border between the Rajput Kingdoms of Udaipur (Mewar) and Jodhpur (Marwar). It gives superb views over the lower land to the North-west, standing over 200 m above the pass leading via Ghanerao towards Udaipur.

Afternoon, drive to udaipur, where a boat ride awaits you. On arrival in Udaipur, you will check-in at the hotel for night stay.

Day 14: Udaipur Sightseeing

After breakfast city tour of Udaipur including visiting City Palace on lake Pichola, Fateh Sagar Lake, Jagdish Temple, Saheliyon Ki Bari, Pratap Smarak, shilpgram. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 15: Udaipur – Chittorgarh – Pushkar

Proceed to Pushkar (320 kms – 6 hours) enroute visit Chittorgarh Fort – the pride and glory of Rajasthan. Chittaur echoes with the tales of romance and valour unique to the rajput tradition. A ruined citadel, the royal past lives in its imposing forts, graceful palaces and spectacular chhatris. Then continue drive to pushkar, on arrival check in at hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 16: Ajmer – Delhi

After breakfast visit the hindu pilgrimage center of Pushkar with its Bathing ghats. Pushkar is a renowned lakeside destination visited for its lakefront temples and spirituality experience it offers. Visit Pushkar Lake, Ghat areas in and around the lake. Later drive to Delhi, on arrival transfer to airport. Tour end with sweet memories.

Note: The above itinerary is a suggested one and the clients can get it customized based on their requirements.

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