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CULTURAL RAJASTHAN TOUR
Duration: ( 14 Nights / 15 Days )
Destination: Delhi - Mandawa - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Ranakpur - Udaipur - Pushkar - Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra - Delhi
Day 01 : Delhi Arrival Today you arrive at Delhi International Airport. You will be received inside the arrival hall and provided escorted transfer to your pre-booked hotel by the representative of Imperial !ndia Tour. In hotel you will be provided traditional Indian welcome ( like garlanding, aarti, tika and welcome drink ). Rest of the day is free to accumulate after the intercontinental flight journey. Overnight stay at your hotel.
Day 02 : Delhi City TourFull day combined city tour of Old & New Delhi to visit Red Fort ( it is the giant fort built by the mughals with the seven entry gates ), Raj Ghat ( memorial of father of nation - Mahatma Gandhi ), Jama Mosque ( biggest mosque in India ), Humanyu's Tomb ( Tomb of mughal empror Humanyu and it is also said that the world famous Taj Mahal is copied from this building ), Lotus Temple ( also known as the Bahai's Temple ) and Qutub Minar. Evening dances of India show with dinner. Overnight stay at your hotel.
Day 03 : Delhi / Mandawa ( 240 kms / 5.5 hrs ) Morning drive to the City of Art - Mandawa. Mandawa is a small town n the Shekhawati Region. Mandawa is famous for its fresco painted havelis and cenotaphs. This is such a beautiful small place which gives you the very different peaceful experience. On arrival check-in to your pre-booked hotel. Half day city tour of this small beautiful town. Then you will be provided the free time to walk around. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 04 : Mandawa / Bikaner Drive to the city of Bikaner. Check-in to your pre-booked hotel there. Afternoon half day city tour of Junagharh Fort( is the beautiful massive fort of this place ), Lalgarh Palace ( is the royal palace ), Jain Temple ( is belongs to the Jain religion ) and Camel Breeding farm ( is a natural breeding place of camels, where thousands of camels of different age you can see ). Rest of the time is free in the local colorful markets. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 05 : Bikaner / Jaisalmer ( 300 kms / 06 hrs ) Morning after breakfast at your hotel you will be taken for the full day city tour of Jaipur to visit the Amer Fort while taken to the fort on Elephant's back like a Royal Maharaja. Followed by the sight seeing of City Palace & Museum, Palace of Winds, Observatory and Water Palace. Rest of the time you can spend the colorful markets of Jaipur which is famous for its Handicrafts, Silk and Gems & Jewellery. Overnight stay at your hotel.
Day 06 : Jaisalmer Half day city tour to visit all the different monuments of this place. You will start your city tour with the GadiSar lake ( it is a royal lake where you find thousands of catfish and you can feed them by bread to start your day with good karma as per hindu mythology ) , Jaisalmer Fort ( the only living fort in asia, because still today also the public leave inside the fort and the fort itself is a mini city ) , Jain Temples ( temples of jain religion ). Evening Camel ride on the sand dunes at Sum. Overnight stay at your hotel.
Day 07 : Jaisalmer / Jodhpur ( 300 kms / 06 hrs ) Drive to the blue city of Rajasthan - Jodhpur. Check-in to your hotel. Rest of the day is free at leisure to relax or at your own activities. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 08 : Jodhpur City Tour Half day city tour of Jodhpur in which you will explore the Mehrangarh Fort ( the highest fort in asia ), Jaswant Thada ( is the white marble royal crematorium where you will find the graves of royal family members ) & Clock Tower. Free time in the local markets of Jodhpur. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 09 : Jodhpur / Ranakpur / Udaipur ( 290 kms / 5.5 hrs ) Drive for the city of lakes - Udaipur. En-route also visit the famous ranakpur dilwara jain temples. Most interesting thing about these temples is its 1444 carved pillars but no one is similar to other in design & architecture. Proceed to Udaipur. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 10 : Udaipur City TourFull day city tour of this beautiful city of lakes to visit the City Palace & Museum , Saheiliyon Ki Bari ( Garden of Maid's of honors ) , White marble Jagdish Temple , Wintage Car Museum ( there you will see the collection of old car's ) and Crystal Art Gallary. Then you will be provided the drive around the Fateh Sagar Lake. Evening you will be taken to the Lake Pichola for the boat ride into the lake. Inside the lake you will also visit the Jag Mandir for tea & coffee. Back to your hotel for Overnight stay.
Day 11 : Udaipur / Ajmer / Pushkar Drive to the holy city of Rajasthan - Pushkar. En-route visit Ajmer to see Ajmer Sharif, Adhai din ka Jhopra and Akbar Palace. Proceed to Pushkar. Check-in to your hotel on arrival. Evening half day tour of pushkar to visit Pushkar Temple ( Pushkar Temple is the only temple of hindu God Brahama in the world ), Pushkar Lake and then walking tour in the small town of pushkar. The best time to visit Pushkar is in the month of November at the time of Pushkar Fair, when thousands of cattle's and animals brought here for sale. Overnight stay at your hotel.
Day 12 : Pushkar / Jaipur ( 120 kms / 03 hrs )Morning drive to the pink city of rajasthan - Jaipur. It is known as pink city because most of the houses and buildings here you find painted in pink colour. On arrival check-in to your hotel. Evening you can go for the traditional rajasthani dinner at Chawkhi Dhani Resort. Where you can also enjoy the traditional dance programe's and camel ride, elephant ride , camel ride and other interesting things for your entertainment. Overnight stay at your hotel.
Day 13 : Jaipur City Tour Full day city tour of Jaipur start with the excursion trip of Amber fort. At Amber Fort you will climb the fort on elephant's back like the royal Maharaja way. At Amber fort you will visit Ganesh Pol, Sheesh Mahal, Shila Devi Temple and Kesar Kyari Bagh. Afternoon sightseeing of City Palace ( and inside museum) , Hawa Mahal ( Palace of winds ), Observatory, Albert Hall Museum and Jal Mahal ( Water Palace ). Evening some free time in the market of Jaipur which is famous for its jems, jwellery, handicrafts and silk. Overnight stay at your hotel.
Day 14 : Jaipur / Fatehpur Sikri / Agra ( 240 kms / 05 hrs ) Morning drive to city of Taj Mahal - Agra. En-route you will visit Fatehpur Sikri - the former capital of mughal empror Akbar. But it was vanished and changed back to Agra again after few years due to shortage of water. You will visit the Sikri Fort ( fort & palace built by the mughal empror, Akbar the great to set up his capital ), Buland Darwaza ( is the symbol of victory of mughal's ), Kali Mata Temple ( made by Muslim empror Akbar for his beloved Hindu Rajput wife Jodha Bai ) and Salim Chishti Shrine ( who blessed Akbar with a son ). Proceed to Agra. On arrival check-in to your hotel for overnight stay.
Day 15 : Agra / Delhi ( 200 kms / 04 hrs ) / Airport Drop Half day city tour of Agra to visit the Taj Mahal , Agra Fort , Mini Taj and Sikandra Tomb Afternoon drive to Delhi and transfer to International Airport to connect your onward flight. Your REGULAR RAJASTHAN TOUR ends here with lifelong memories of tour in your mind and new friends of Imperial !ndia Tour here in India.