Meals Include: Breakfast+(Lunch or Dinner)
One thing for which the Indian state of Rajasthan is famous for is its heritage and Rajput clan. Rajputs have vied for this state for many years. The land of valiant men, magnificent castles, massive deserts, sumptuous history and unreal tales of kings and queens, Rajasthan is one amazing state. Lakhs of tourists come here to explore the land of wealth and extravagance every year. Besides, the people of Rajasthan has an interesting way to welcome its visitors with the music and folk song “Padhaor Mhare Des,” which means come to our land. Mere song has undoubted hospitality to it, so how the actual visit going to be here. Come and see for yourself.
The state of Rajasthan is an exemplary place that showcases the great Indian cultural opulence and heritage. The state is home to numerous heritage sites that holds a great significance for the people of the state. To experience the classic royal heritage and culture of Rajasthan, explore the forts, monuments, palaces, cultural cities, temples and Lakes. Also enjoy expediting to the royal Havelis at Mandawa, forts at Jaipur and Jodhpur, Jain temples at Jaisalmer and pristine Lakes in Udaipur. For best Camel ride experience in the desert, come to magnificent and massive Thar Desert.
Apart from this, the National Parks, Tigers Reserve and Wildlife Sanctuary in Rajasthan houses rich flora and fauna along with making the state naturally important. Besides, these adventurous wilderness reserves in Rajasthan acts as a major magnet for travelers and explorers and wildlife photographers.
Day 1: Delhi
Upon your arrival in Delhi, our cordial representative will greet you and thereafter, get transferred you to the hotel where you stay for the night. Next, 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 2: Delhi – Samode
After your breakfast, start driving towards Samodhe, a large town of Rajasthan famous for Samodhe Palace which could be a perfect backdrop of any feature film. Upon arrival, check in to the hotel and spend the evening in leisure activities. Stay overnight in the hotel and enjoy your stay.
Day 3: Samode – Jaipur – Nawalgarh
Explore the town of Samodhe on day 3 by first visiting to Samodhe palace, Samodhe Haveli and Samodhe Garden. Cherish your time here with your family and friends partner. Later, begin your journey ahead to Nawalgarh via Jaipur by road. Visit Jal Mahal, Jaigarh Fort, Central Museum and Birla Mandir in Jaipur. Thereafter, visit the famous City Palace, Hawa Mahal and Royal Observatory. Later continue your drive towards Nawalgarh. Upon arrival in Nawalgarh, check in to the luxurious hotel and rest overnight.
Day 4: Nawalgarh – Mandawa
On the morning of day 4, set out to visit the major tourist attractions of Nawalgarh including Roop Niwas Palace, Ganga Mai Temple and the British Clock Tower. Thereafter, resume your drive towards the royal Mandawa city, famous for its royal Havelis and palaces. Upon arrival check in to the hotel and unwind till you set out to visit the major tourist attraction of the city. At first visit the magnificent Mandawa Haveli, famous for its intricate carvings and painted walls. Some of the other popular havelis that must be visited are the Gulab Rai Ladia Haveli, Goenka Double Haveli, Murmuria Haveli, Jhunjhunwala Haveli, Hanuman Prasad Goenka Haveli and the Mohan Lal Saraf Haveli. Enjoy an overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 5: Mandawa – Bikaner
On the day 5 of your 17 days 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. Upon arrival, check in to the hotel and stay overnight.
Day 6: Bikaner
On day 6, a local sightseeing tour to Bikaner town will certainly enthrall you. At first, visit a huge complex of ornate buildings and halls of the famous Junagarh Fort. Later move on to Jain temples, which are among the oldest edifices in the city of Bikaner. In the evening, opt for the Camel Safari in the desert. Evening walks to the village will also help you explore the local customs and tradition of the town. Later, move to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 7: 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 8: Jaisalmer
On day 8th of this long tour, explore the Jaisalmer city. Proceed to visit the glorious Jaisalmer Fort and the Royal Cenotaphs. Also visit hill, Suraj Pol or Sun Gate Jain Temples, Bada Bagh, Government Museum, Folklore Museum and the Amar Sagar Lake. Spend evening at leisure and stay overnight in the hotel.
Day 9: Jaisalmer
On day 9, embark on a guided tour of the city. Jaisalmer is also revered for its havelis. Pay a visit to Salim ji Ki Haveli and Nathmal ki Haveli which are most striking amongst the other havelis. This evening, you will be visiting the magnificent Sam Sand Dunes, bustled with spark. You could opt for a camel ride here to get a real desert experience. Later, enjoy the folk dances and music of royal Rajasthan
Day 10: Jaisalmer – Jodhpur
On day 10th, drive towards Jodhpur. After a long drive to Jodhpur, reach Jodhpur in the evening. Upon arrival, check into the hotel and unwind before you embark upon the local sightseeing tour. Stroll around the local bazaars of the city, shop and enjoy. Return back to the hotel to stay overnight.
Day 11: Jodhpur – Ghanerao
On the 11th day of the Rajasthan Tour, embark on a city tour of Jodhpur. Visit the glorious Mehrangarh Fort, famed as one of the largest forts in India. Next, visit Jaswant Thada, popular as the Taj Mahal of Jodhpur. Your next attraction is the stunning Umaid Bhawan Palace and Museum. The museum displays a variety of personal belongings of the Maharaja Umaid Sing and other members of the royal family including weapons, crockery, trophies, stuffed leopards, antiques and a collection of clocks.
Later, drive towards the village of Ghanerao. Upon arrival, check into the hotel or the Royal Castle. Spend evening walking around the forest of Ghaneroa and stay overnight in the hotel.
Day 12: Ghanerao – Ranakpur
On the morning of 12th day, drive straight towards Ranakpur to visit the famous Jain Temple. Take a local tour to Ranakpur by first visiting impressive Jain temples that showcases the stunning marble stone carvings. Famous for 5 most important Jain temples, Ranakpur acts as a holy site for thousands of Jain devotees. Built back in 1439, Chaumukha temple is one of the most prevalent amongst all and is dedicated to Adinath, the first tirthankar. After a splendid tour of Ranakpur, drive back to Udaipur.Upon arrival, check in to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 13: Ranakpur – Udaipur
Wake up, freshen up and get ready to drive to the City of Lakes –Udaipur. Later, go on a full day excursion of the city beautiful. First visit the famous City Palace, the largest palace complex in India. Later in the day, visit Bharatiya Lok Kala Museum or Udaipur Folk Museum. Later in the evening visit Fateh Sagar Lake and enjoy boating around in the Lake. Return back to the hotel in the night, savor the dinner and enjoy your stay overnight.
Day 14: Udaipur – Deogarh
On the morning of 14th day, drive towards Deogarh. As you reach in the town, check into the hotel and rest for a while. Later, move to expedite the city of Deogarh by visiting the major attractions like Deogarh Mahal and the Dashavatar temple. The Dashavatar temple is devoted to Lord Vishnu and belongs to the Gupta period when it was known as the Panchayatan temple. Return to the hotel, savor the delightful dinner and overnight stay in the evening.
Day 15: Deogarh – Jaipur – Kanota
Post breakfast, start driving towards Kanota via Jaipur. On reaching Jaipur, continue your drive to Kanota, an assortment of 7 different villages in Jaipur district of Rajasthan. Kanota is rurl area with best of Rajasthan’s culture and tradition to represent. Upon arrival here at Kanot, check in to the hotel and stay overnight. In the evening set out to explore the beautiful village and enjoy the hospitality of local villagers. Enjoy the delectable dinner and return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 16: Kanota – Agra
On this day, you will leave for Agra. Upon arrival in Agra, check into the hotel and enjoy your stay in a luxurious hotel. Later this day, you are going witness the wonder of the World Taj Mahal. Get ready to explore the city by visiting the most attractive and incredible monument- Taj Mahal. Made in white marble, it is a scintillating monument and no wonder Taj Mahal is one of the world’s seven wonders. Enjoy the visit to the marvel and take a tour inside the monument and get inspired by the unparallel beauty of the monument.
Day 17: Agra – Delhi
In the morning, proceed towards Agra Fort and Itmad-ud-Daula's Tomb whose design elephants even outshines the Taj. The market around the Taj is inundated with marble souvenirs and offers a lot of exclusive specialties to shop. Later in the, get transferred to Delhi for onward journey towards home.
Hope this tour was rejuvenating for you and you enjoyed visiting cities and towns of royal Rajasthan.