Meals Include: Breakfast+(Lunch or Dinner)
The exclusive tour to royal Rajasthan will be made even more royal by adding a special visit to affluent Taj Mahal. The home to royal kingdoms of historical times, Rajasthan is the largest state in India area wise. Massive forts, huge complexes, affluent royal palaces and rich culture define the state of Rajasthan. Vibrant colours, typical dialects of Hindi language, royal Rajput culture are prevalent in the state. Royal Palaces turned into enticing hotels and resorts allures tourists from all classes and of all ages. The magnanimity and majestic city of all the heritage sites of Rajasthan is worth admiring for its sheer presence. After coming to the state so rich and fine, you would want to thank history to provide a region full of historical relevancies.
Rajasthan houses the four major wildlife reserves in the country including Ranthambore Tiger Reserve in Sawai Madhopur and Sariska Tiger Reserve in Alwar. The rich wildlife reserves therefore attract a huge number of explorers and enthusiasts to the state. Apart from being historically rich, the state is quite rich in natural resources and cotton textile. The Jaipuri cotton and textile of the state is all the more reason that attracts people from around the world. Artifacts and famous puppetry of Rajasthan has managed to keep the culture and tradition of old world India.
The state can best be enjoyed on the Camel’s back and under the open skies with million stars.
Day 1: Arrival in Delhi
As you land in Delhi, you will be escorted to the hotel pre booked for you where you will check in and stay overnight.
Day 2: Delhi
On day 2 of your exclusive Rajasthan tour, you will explore Delhi and its main areas. The Delhi sightseeing tour will begin by seeking blessings from revered Laxmi Narayan Temple. After paying homage at Temple, advance to India Gate, then to Parliament House, Rashtrapati Bhawan and Jama Masjid, India’s largest Mosque, Qutub Minar, Purana Quila, Humyun’s Tomb and Jantar Mantar observatory. Visit Red Fort, a historical monument where you can witness vibrant Sound and Light show.
Day 3: Delhi – Mandawa
On day 3, check out from the hotel and drive towards Mnadawa, a small town in Rajasthan’s Jhunjhunu district. The town is famous for its exquisite Havelis built by Shekhawat Rajputs. You will reach by late afternoon and upon arrival check into the hotel and get freshen up to explore the small town. Visit Sewaram Saraf Haveli, Ram Pratap Nemani Haveli, Hanuman Prasad Goenka Haveli, Goenka Double Haveli, Murmuria Haveli, Jhunjhunwala Haveli and others. Return back to hotel and stay overnight.
Day 4: Mandawa – Bikaner
On the day 4 of your tour to Rajasthan, proceed towards Bikaner, a city famous for Junagarh Fort built in 16th century. Arrive in Bikaner and check into the hotel and get fresh in order to continue your local sightseeing in Bikaner. Visit a huge complex of ornate buildings and halls of the famous Junagarh Fort. Later move on to Jain temples. Explore the town and surrounding markets in the evening. Return back to the hotel and stay overnight.
Day 5: Bikaner – Jaisalmer
Morning is kept free for you to explore the local markets and shop for exclusives at Bikaner. Later in the noon, you will drive towards Jaisalmer, the camel safari base. Once you arrive in Jaisalmer, check into the hotel and stay overnight.
Day 6: Jaisalmer
On day 6 of your Rajasthan tour, gear up for a local sightseeing tour of the city. Visit the famous Jain temple and the palace museum inside the Jaisalmer Fort which are known to present a great collection of imperial dresses and artifacts which belonged to the royal family of Jaisalmer. Thereafter, you can go for camel cart ride at Sand Dunes and enjoy the view from the Sunset Point. You can also take the camel safari and explore the life of the desert. Return to the hotel for dinner and have a comfortable stay.
Day 7: Jaisalmer – Jodhpur
Wake up to the royal Rajasthan and begin your Journey ahead to Jodhpur. Upon arrival, check into your hotel and unwind till the lunch is served. Post lunch get out to explore the city by visiting first at Mehrangarh fort – one of the largest forts of the country, situated 400 feet above the city. The view from here is exotic and breathtaking of the entire Jodhpur City. Thereafter, visit the Clock tower, also known as Ghanta Ghar that was constructed by Maharaja Sardar Singh. Stroll around the market in the evening and return back to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 8: Jodhpur – Udaipur
On the 8th day of your exclusive tour, you will be driven towards Udaipur while halting at Ranakpur on the way. Here visit the famous Ranakpur Jain temple, an extremely important site for the followers of Jainism. Resume your drive towards Udaipur. Upon arrival, check in to the hotel and spend rest of the day at leisure. Treat yourself with Royal Rajasthani Thali for dinner and get the exquisite taste of Rajasthani spices. Spend your night at the hotel.
Day 9: Udaipur
Explore the beautiful city of Udaipur today by beginning with a visit to Saheliyon-Ki-Bari, a meeting place of all queens and princess during the Rajput era. Afterwards, visit folk Art Museum which has a collection of puppets, folk dresses, dolls, ornaments, paintings and folk musical instruments. Later in the day, visit the prominent City Palace, the largest palace complex in India. In the evening, enjoy boating at Pichola Lake, the major attraction of the city that offers beautiful environ and vibes with some cool winds blowing towards you. Retunr back to the hotel, savor upon the dinner and stay overnight
Day 10: Udaipur – Pushkar
On day 10 of your tour, commence your drive to Pushkar, also known as the city of Brahma. Once you reach Pushkar, check into your hotel. The rest of the day is free to relax or to indulge in leisure activities. Stay overnight at the hotel and relax.
Day 11: Pushkar – Jaipur
Start your half-day city tour including Jagat Pita Shri Brahma Temple – one of the few temples dedicated to Lord Brahma in India, Apteshwar Mahadeo Temple – dedicated to Lord Shiva. The next visit is Dargah of Moinuddin Chishti, a Sufi saint. Leave for Jaipur after that and upon arrival check in to your hotel. In the evening, indulge in leisure activities and enjoy your day on your own. Return to the hotel and stay overnight.
Day 12: Jaipur
This morning, visit Amer Fort, the huge complex of massive halls and gardens. Some of the highlights of the fort are Diwan-i-aam and Sheesh Mahal). In order to reach Amber Fort you can opt for an elephant ride as well.In the evening, return to the hotel and spend the rest of the time by shopping or dining at the local area. Later, you stay overnight in the hotel room.
Day 13: Jaipur – Agra
On day 13, as promised you will be drive towards Agra via Fatehpur Sikri, the old deserted city built by Akbar of the Mughal Dynasty. Visit the famous places here including Jama Masjid , Buland Darwaza, Palace of Jodha Bai, Birbal Bhawan and Panch Mahal. Resume your drive after lunch and reach Agra by evening. Check- in at the hotel and enjoy rest of the day exploring the local markets and shopping for souvenirs. Return to the hotel and stay overnight.
Day 14: Agra – Delhi -Departure
Today is the last day of your tour, when you go for a morning visit to the exotic Taj Mahal – a white marble mausoleum built by Shah Jahan in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. Later visit famous Agra Fort – an architectural masterpiece and Itmad-ud-daula’s tomb. Later, begin driving to Delhi airport or railway station to board a flight or train for your onward journey.
Hope this exclusive Taj Mahal tour helped you explore the major part of the both places. We look forward to associate with you on your future vacations.