11 Day Magical Rajasthan

PRICE

$1,790*

per person twin share 

*High season surcharges apply

$500 single supplement

 

All departures on this tour are guaranteed with a minimum of 2 people.

HOTELS

Delhi - Justa Greater Kailash or similar 4*

Agra - Crystal Sarovar or similar 4*

Jaipur - Sarovar Premiere or similar 4*

Pushkar -Pushkar Resort or similar 4*

Udaipur - Park Plaza or similar 4*

Jodhpur - The Kehloor or similar 4*

START DATES

2019

October 5, 12, 26 *

November 16, 30 *

December 7, 14 *

2020

January 11, 18 *

February 1, 15 *

March 14, 21, 28 *

April 11, 25

May 9, 23, 30

June 13, 27

July 11, 18

August 1, 15, 29

September 12, 19

Day 01: Arrive Delhi

Touchdown - you’re in Delhi! Our representative will greet you at the airport and help you find your way to your hotel, for check-in. You’re on your own tonight so make sure to check out the sights in Delhi - it’s a beautiful, bustling city, with more history than you can poke a stick at! We’ll be coming back here later in the journey, so don’t worry if you miss a couple of must-sees - we’ll make sure you get there. 

 

Day 02: Dehli - Agra

After breakfast and hotel check out we start with a sightseeing tour of Old Delhi or Shahjanabad - the city built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan who shifted the Mughal capital here from Agra in the 17th century. Drive along the river Yamuna past the magnificent Red Fort to one of the largest and most beautiful mosques in the world, the Jama Masjid. We then drive to Agra for check-in and overnight.

Overnight at hotel Meals: Breakfast only

 

Day 03: Agra - Jaipur

Early morning by sunrise visit the world famous Taj Mahal   - Perhaps no other symbol epitomizes India as Taj Mahal. Situated on the banks of the river Yamuna, the Taj Mahal is an epitome of love, a poem in marble by the Mughal Emperor Shahjehan for his beloved queen Mumtaz Mahal.  The Taj Mahal is entirely made of white marble and its walls are decorated with exquisite pietra dura (stone inlay) work. It is said that different types of precious and semi-precious stones were used in the intricate inlay work done on the interiors. This magnificent monument is set around a Charbagh or 'four garden' plan, which is split by watercourses-a reflection of the Persian style.  Return to hotel for breakfast

 

 We continue our sightseeing tour of Agra with visit to Agra Fort - Built by Emperor Akbar on the west bank of the river Yamuna and beautified with palaces and gardens by Jahangir, Agra Fort today dominates the centre of the city.  Diwan-i-Aam (hall of public audience) and Diwan-i-Khas (hall of private audience) were built by Shahjehan for receiving audiences.  Other places to see within the fort include the Khas Mahal, Sheesh Mahal. Late afternoon we arrive into the city of Jaipur.  

Overnight at hotel Meals: Breakfast only

 

Day 04: Jaipur

After breakfast proceed to visit Amber Fort. Amber Fort: the ancient capital of the State until 1728. Visit the Temple of Kali, the Hall of Victory or Jai Mahal and Jagmandir. The Amber Fort, the capital of the erstwhile State of Jaipur until 1728 is perched on a hill. It has halls of Public and Private Audience, a Sheesh Mahal (hall of mirrors) various marble palaces which are marvelous examples of ancient Rajput architecture. The Temple of Amba (Mother Goddess), the patron deity of the Royal family is at the entrance to the palace. Optional: Ride an elephant to ascend the Fort situated on hilltop. Later in the afternoon your tour of the pink city, visit the City Palace - the former royal residence built in a blend of the Rajasthani and Mughal styles which houses a museum with a superb collection of Rajasthani costumes and armory of the Mughals and Rajput’s, including swords of different shapes and sizes with ornate handles. It has an art gallery with an excellent collection of miniature paintings, carpets, royal paraphernalia and rare astronomical works in Arabic, Persian, Latin and Sanskrit. Also visit the Jantar Mantar - an astrological and astronomical Observatory built by Maharaja Jai Singh in 18th century, which is remarkable for its accuracy even at the present times. Lastly stop at PALACE-OF-WINDS for taking pictures and spend time in crowded lanes & by lanes of pink city, haggling and souvenir hunting.

Overnight at hotel Meals: Breakfast only

 

Day 05: Jaipur - Pushkar

Buffet breakfast a hotel and drive to Pushkar and check-in at hotel. This afternoon you will take in a walking tour of Pushkar Market, visit Brahma Temple a Hindu Temple. See Pushkar Lake, a sacred lake of the Hindus.

Overnight at hotel Meals: Breakfast only

 

Day 06:  Pushkar - Udaipur

Dubbed "the most romantic spot on the continent of India" by British administrator James Tod, Udaipur is a popular tourist destination and is known for its history, culture, scenic locations and the Rajput-era palaces. It is popularly known as the "City of Lakes" because of its sophisticated lake system. This evening enjoy a boat ride around Lake Pichola.

 

Day 07: Udaipur

After breakfast at hotel, proceed with sightseeing tour of Udaipur, a splash of color in Rajasthan that is brighter when tinged with the tones of local lore and legends. Visit the City Palace, built in 1725, which hours the Dilkhush Mahal, Sheesh Mahal - studded with glittering Belgium Mirrors, Moti Mahal and the Palace of Lord Krishna all of which are ornately decorated. Later visit the Jagdish Temple. This temple built in 1651 is dedicated to Lord Vishnu, the preserver in gardens of the maids-of-honour, with beautiful lawns, gardens and fountains. Later drive around the Fateh Sagar Lake.  Evening: Enjoy A Boat cruise at Lake Pichola and Jagmandir Island.

Overnight at hotel Meals: Breakfast only

 

Day 08:  Udaipur - Jodhpur

After breakfast check-out and drive to Udaipur visiting Ranakpur Temples. The Jain temples of Ranakpur built in the 15th century are situated in the lovely Aravali valley. Later continue drive to Udaipur & check-in at Hotel.

Overnight at hotel Meals: Breakfast only

 

Day 09: Jodhpur

After breakfast at hotel proceed to visit Mehrangarh Fort.  Visit the 5-km long Mehrangarh Fort situated on a 125-mt high hill. This is one of the most impressive and formidable structures in Rajasthan. Within the fort are some magnificent palaces with meticulously carved panels, latticed windows or "Jarokhas" with evocative names. The chambers of Moti Mahal, Phool Mahal, Sheesh Mahal, the Sileh Khana and the Daulat Khana are noteworthy for the splendour and glamour of a bygone era. Also visit the Jaswant Thada - a cluster of royal cenotaphs in white marble built in 1899 AD in memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh-II. Afternoon time free at leisure

Overnight at hotel Meals: Breakfast only

Day 10: Jodhpur - Dehli by air

After breakfast you will be transferred to Jodhpur airport for your flight back to Delhi. After you have checked into your hotel you will be taken on a sightseeing tour of New Delhi starting with a visit to the Qutab Minar Complex, visiting a myriad of monuments that combine both Islamic calligraphy and Hindu motifs, commemorating the onset of Islamic rule in India. Then proceed to “Lutyen’s” New Delhi, drive past the Rashtrapati Bhawan, (President’s Palace), Secretariat Buildings, Parliament House and the India Gate, a war memorial arch built in honor of soldiers who died in the Afghan Wars and World War–I. Visit the Humayun’s Tomb, the first great example of Mughal architecture in India and regarded as a prototype of the famed Taj Mahal of Agra.

Overnight at hotel. Meals: Breakfast only

Day 11: Departure from Dehli

After breakfast you will be transferred to Delhi airport for your departure flight.

TOUR INCLUSIONS

  • 10 nights’ Accommodation sharing twin on Bed & Breakfast basis inclusive of taxes

  • Flight from JODHPUR to DELHI

  • Assistance on arrival/departure by company representative

  • Transfers, excursions & sightseeing by Air-conditioned Vehicle.

  • Local stationed English speaking guide as per program.

  • Monument Entrance fees at places of visit as per itinerary 

  • Boat Cruise on Lake Pichola in Udaipur (sharing basis )

  • Cycle Rickshaw ride in Old Delhi 

  • Jeep ride at Amber fort in Jaipur

  • Walking tour in Pushkar

  • Government GST

 

Tour exclusions –

  • Any services other than mentioned above

  • Visa Fees or any International airfare

  • Any items of personal nature like laundry, telephone calls, tips, drinks and Porter age at hotels at time of check-in/ out.

  • Lunches/Dinners unless specified in the itinerary

  • Any Tips/Gratuities anywhere

  • Still/Video camera fees anywhere

  • Hotels and itinerary subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances

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