Rajasthan tour covers 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 top attractions of Rajasthan. Rajasthan tour offers the history of 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 splendour 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 at Delhi’s Airport, you are met and transferred to your pre-booked hotel. On arrival, check in at Hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 02 : DELHI
After breakfast, morning full day sightseeing tour of Delhi including the visits of Akashardham Temple, Red fort, Raj Ghat and Lotus Temple etc. Also visit Lakshmi Narayan Temple, a Spectacular structure that's just 60 years old, and then proceed via India Gate and the Governmental building to Humayun’s 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 hotel for Overnight stay. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 03 : DELHI - MANDAWA (BY ROAD) 260 KMS 6 HOURS DRIVE
After breakfast, proceed towards Mandawa the heart of the Thar Desert which 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
Morning after breakfast and visit drive to Jaipur known as the pink city of Rajasthan. Jaipur City popularly known as the Pink City, was built in 1727 AD by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II. Designed in accordance with 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 I but was completed by his successor Jai Singh I. It was originally 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 of Rajasthan. Known for its beautiful architecture, the combination of white marble and red sandstone makes the fort’s architecture 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 originally built to enable the ladies of the royal household to watch everyday life, 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 hotel.
DAY 07 : JAIPUR – BUNDI 218 KMS 04 HOURS DRIVE
Morning drive to Bundi. On arrival, check in at Hotel. Afternoon sightseeing tour visiting Bundi Palace, Chhattar Mahal, Ratan Daulat, Chitrashala, Nawal Sagar lake, Raniji - ki - Baori (Step well), 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 centre 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 interesting Hindu and Jain Temples at Osiyan. Jodhpur the gateway to the Thar desert, the city is known for its striking forts, stately palaces and gracious building. Arrive Jodhpur, The second largest city in Rajasthan, standing on the edge of the Thar Desert. The old city was founded by Rao Jodha, 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 sightseeing tour of Jodhpur. There are many great fortresses throughout Rajasthan, but non 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 houses 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. Proceed into the heart of the bazaars for a view of local artisans at work as well as locals shopping of 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 today drive towards Ranakpur. Here visit the famous Ranakpur Temple Complex, one of the biggest and most important cluster of Jain Temple in India. Nestled 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 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 continue our drive to Udaipur. Ipon arrival in Udaipur, check into at hotel. Evening take a boat ride on the 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 for bidden to all but he 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 Hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 16 : DEPART DELHI
Transfer to Airport to board flight for onward Journey.
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