Rajasthan tour covers the best tourist destinations to visit in Rajasthan, such as Mandawa, Pushkar, Jodhpur, Ranakpur, Mt. Abu, Udaipur, and Jaipur. It is a 2 weeks Rajasthan Tour program. It also covers the best places to stay and the top attractions of Rajasthan. Rajasthan tour offers the history of the land of maharajas and medieval forts, palaces, and wildlife tourism of the state.
Rajasthan is a world in itself. The sights and sounds of the old era, The Historic places which tell a royal tale, the lakes, exquisite gardens, forts, and palace all come together to create wonder. So while in Rajasthan, make sure to catch a glimpse of all the royal charms and visual splendor the state has to offer. Etching and drawings by Europeans show a great fondness for the Rajputs, depicted here as warriors who carry their everyday arms with a relaxed insouciance, while the parted beard and proud countenance of a Rajput noble is captured with great dignity.
Duration : 15 Nights / 16 Days
Destination Covered : Delhi - Mandawa - Pushkar - Jodhpur - Ranakpur - Mt. Abu - Udaipur - Kota - Jaipur - Agra - Delhi
DAY 01 : ARRIVE DELHI
Upon arrival in Delhi, you are met and transferred to your hotel, Check-in at the hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 02 : DELHI
After breakfast, morning full day sightseeing tour of Delhi, including the visits of Akshardham Temple, Red Fort, Raj Ghat and Lotus Temple, etc. Also visit Lakshmi Narayan Temple, a Spectacular structure just 60 years old, and then proceed via India Gate and the Governmental building to the Humayun Tomb, Hazarat Nizamuddin Dargha, Qutab Minar, the 240-foot tower built-in 1190 to commemorate the arrival of Islam in India and Markets. Come back to the hotel for an overnight stay. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 03 : DELHI - MANDAWA (BY ROAD) 260 KMS 6 HOURS DRIVE
After breakfast, proceed to Mandawa. Mandawa is known as the heart of the Thar Desert, used to be a medieval Indian trade city and still has beautifully preserved houses of medieval Indian traders in typical Rajput style wooden doors, bamboo thatched roofs, mud-plastered walls, and floor and ethnic decor, etc. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 04 : MANDAWA
Full day visit to Jhunjhunu, Alsisar, Dundlod and Shekhawati Region. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 05 : MANDAWA – JAIPUR 172 KMS 04 HOURS DRIVE
The morning after breakfast and drive to Jaipur, known as the pink city of Rajasthan built in 1727 AD by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II. Designed by Shilp Shastra - an ancient Hindu treatise on architecture - Jaipur follows a grid system. Upon arrival, check-in at your pre-booked hotel. After freshen up, proceed to see the Movie at Raj Mahal. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 06 : JAIPUR
After breakfast, full day city tour of Jaipur. Morning visit to Amber fort. Amber Fort: The construction of the Amber fort began in 1592 by Man Singh first but completed by his successor Jai Singh I. It was the old fort of the Kachhwala clan of AmberThe Amber Fort is situated on a hilltop and exhibits a rugged yet magnificent exterior. The Amber Fort is a popular tourist spot in Rajasthan. Known for its beautiful architecture, the combination of white marble and red sandstone makes the architecture of the fort exceptionally distinct. Built by Maharaja Man Singh in the 16th century, Amber Fort represents a blend between Hindu and Muslim architectures. Afternoon visiting Hawa Mahal: The Palace of winds - a five-storied structure of pink sandstone has semi-octagonal and delicately honeycombed windows overlooking the main street of the old city. It was built, which enabled the ladies of the royal household to watch everyday life. The City Palace and Museum: The City Palace in the heart of the old city is a blend of Rajasthan and Mughal architecture, etc. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 07 : JAIPUR – BUNDI 218 KMS 04 HOURS DRIVE
Morning drive to Bundi. On arrival, check-in at the hotel. Afternoon sightseeing tour visiting Bundi Palace, Chhattar Mahal, Ratan Daulat, Chitrashala, Nawal Sagar lake, Raniji - ki - Baori (Stepwell), Sukh Mahal, Phool Sagar, and eighty-four pillared cenotaph, etc. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 08 : BUNDI – PUSHKAR 186 KMS 04 HOURS DRIVE
After breakfast, we drive towards Pushkar - a quiet little town on the edge of a small and beautiful lake in eastern Rajasthan. A city of 500 temples and 52 bathing ghats. Pushkar prides itself on being the site of the only temple of the Hindu God of Creation, BRAHMA, and is, therefore, believed to be the center of the creation of the world. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 09 : PUSHKAR - JODHPUR (BY ROAD) 186 KMS 04 HOURS DRIVE
After breakfast, drive towards Jodhpur, including visits to Hindu and Jain Temples at Osiyan. Jodhpur, the gateway to the Thar desert, the city is known for its majestic forts, stately palaces, and gracious building. Arrive in Jodhpur, The second largest city in Rajasthan, standing on the edge of the Thar Desert. Rao Jodha founded the old city. Its walls with seven gates and countless bastions and towers were built by Rao Maldeo in the 16th Century when Jodhpur was a booming trading town. Jodhpur is called the " Blue City " for the characteristic plea indigo color of its traditional homes. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 10 : JODHPUR
Today after breakfast, go for a sightseeing tour of Jodhpur. There are many great fortresses throughout Rajasthan, but none compare with the majestic Mehrangarh Fort, built atop a 400 ft. promontory. Within this invisible citadel are magnificent palaces with marvelously carved panels, latticed windows, and evocative names. These palaces house a fabulous collection of possessions of Indian royalty, including a superb collection of palanquins, elephant howdahs, miniature paintings of various schools, musical instruments, costumes, and furniture. Below the fort, visit the Jaswant Thada, a graceful marble cenotaph built 1899 for Mahrajaha Jaswant Singh II, and monuments to other Maharajahs of Jodhpur. Go to the Bazaars to see how local artisans work as well as locals shopping for their wares. Later part of the day set out on a fascinating drive to Rohetgarh, a neighboring royal village. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 11 : JODHPUR - RANAKPUR (BY ROAD) 155 KMS 3 HOURS DRIVE
After breakfast, drive towards Ranakpur. Here visit the famous Ranakpur Temple Complex, one of the largest and most important clusters of Jain Temple in India. It nestles in the Aravalli Range. The Chaumukha Temple or Four Faced Temple is the main temple in the complex and dates back to the 15th century. Built-in marble, the temple has 29 halls supported by more than 1400 pillars, no two of which are alike. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 12 : RANAKPUR – MOUNT ABU (BY ROAD) 160 KMS 4 HOURS DRIVE
After breakfast, leave for Mount Abu. Mt Abu is Rajasthan's only hill station. Sprawling along a 1200 m high plateau, Mt Abu stretches for about 22 Km. For years the Maharajas and the Princes escaped to this hill resort to escape the sweltering summers of the dusty desert. Here we also visit the famous Dilwara group of Jain temples - one of the finest examples of Jain architecture in India. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 13 : MOUNT ABU - UDAIPUR (BY ROAD) 165 KMS 3 HOURS DRIVE
After breakfast, we continue our drive to Udaipur. Upon arrival in Udaipur, check-in at the hotel. In the evening, go for boat riding on Lake Pichola. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 14 : UDAIPUR
After breakfast, sightseeing tour of Udaipur. Built along three lakes and ringed by green hills, Udaipur (pop, 366.000) is known as the VENICE OF THE EAST. The City palaces, Gardens, Ghats, Temples, and painted houses match the beauty of the setting. This morning we will visit the towering City Palace, the largest in Rajasthan, and the Saheliyon ki Bari (Garden of the Maidens) Once, forbidden to all but the queen and her ladies. From here, we visit the e superb Jagdish Temple noted for its elephant - motif carvings. Afternoon Excursion to Nagda and Eklingi. Evening Cultural Show at Bagore Ki Haveli. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 15 : UDAIPUR - DELHI BY FLIGHT
Morning transfer to Airport to board flight for Delhi. On arrival, transfer to the hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 16 : DEPART DELHI
Transfer to Airport to board flight for onward Journey.
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