Forts & Palaces Tour of Rajasthan

Tour Overview

There were twenty princely states in Rajasthan and each of its Maharaja built forts and palaces to safeguard their states. Forts and Palaces tour of Rajasthan tells rich history of Rajasthan. It is an incredible destination with its ornate palaces and stunning majestic forts providing a story of a bygone era as you explore the cultures and traditions for which India is best known. Plan a trip to Rajasthan-also known as the land of Forts & Palaces because in this holiday to Rajasthan you will discover the glorious history of Rajput kings and the royal life they lived by staying for overnight in historical forts & palaces as many Forts & Palaces have been converted into Heritage Hotels and offering luxury experience and guest will enjoy the royal authentic experience.
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  • DURATION 14 Nights / 15 Days
  • START CITY Delhi
  • END CITY Delhi
  • TYPE OF TRIP Cultural & Historical

Tour Highlights

  • Historic Delhi, India’s Capital city.
  • Staying in Heritage & Castle Hotels
  • Elegant architecture of Rajput’s Forts and palaces , Castles  and kings
  • Discovering landscapes from Deserts to Forest Hills.
  • Exchanging the culture, food and living with local people
  • Explore UNESCO World Heritage Monuments: Jaisalmer’s Golden Fort /Amber Fort / Ranthambore’s Fort
  • Elephant Ride / Camel Ride / Jeep Ride / Boat Ride
  • Cultural Dance, Folk Songs & Puppet Show by local artist every night
  • TAJ MAHAL, Agra, wonder of the World.

Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrive Delhi

Arrive at Delhi International Airport where you’ll be met by our representative outside the EXIT gate of arrival terminal, holding a placard of your name. You will be transferred to your hotel & relax. Overnight in Hotel.

Day 2 : Delhi Local Sightseeing

In morning after breakfast at hotel, proceed to visit Old Delhi with Jama Mosque (largest mosque of India was built in 1656 AD by Mughal Emperor Shahjahan) & later enjoy Rickshaw ride through Chandni Chowk “Silver Market” to get one of the most amazing experiences ever, later explore historical Red Fort & Raj Ghat (It is the memorial of the Father of Nation, Mahatma Gandhi. It is the place where Gandhi ji was cremated).
Afternoon: Visit modern New Delhi are many historic monuments such as the 12th century Qutab Minar (World’s tallest free standing minaret & it has five distinct storeys with the height of 72.5 Meter), Humayuns’ Tomb is a forerunner of the Mughal style of architecture, and in contrast, visits the modern Lakshmi Narayan Temple. Drive past India Gate, the city’s World War I war memorial, the President’s residence, Parliament House and the Secretariat buildings, all designed by Lutyens. Overnight in Hotel.

Day 3 : Delhi-Nawalgarh (240 Kms / 6 Hrs Drive)

After breakfast drive to Nawalgarh. Nawalgarh considered as Golden City of Rajasthan & is a small non-touristy town almost at the very centre of the Shekhawati region, and makes a great base for exploring several fine havelis with fresco arts. It is also the motherland of some great business families of India. On arrival, check in hotel & relax. Later explore the beautiful havelis. Overnight in Hotel.

Day 4 : Nawalgarh-Khimsar Fort (280 Kms / 6 Hrs Drive)

Morning after breakfast drive to Khimsar . On arrival, check into the magnificent Khimsar Fort hotel. The place is perched on the edge of the Great Thar Desert. Turrets remind of the glorious past. Hundreds of years of history unfolds as you glance at its battle-scarred walls and stroll down its ramparts. Also visit 10th century Nagaur Fort. Overnight in Fort.

Day 5 : Khimsar Fort-Jaisalmer (280 Kms / 6 Hrs Drive)

After breakfast drive to Jaisalmer, a famous city for Camels & Sand Dunes. Jaisalmer is also known as “The Golden City” because the town stands on a ridge of yellowish sandstone, crowned by a fort, which contains the palace and several ornate Jain temples. On arrival in Jaisalmer, check into the hotel & relax. Overnight in Hotel.

Day 6 : Jaisalmer Local Sightseeing-Sam Sand Dunes (40 Kms / 1 Hrs Drive)

Morning after breakfast, visit Jaisalmer Fort, built in the year 1156 by Rawal Jaisal. Later visit beautifully sculptured Jain Temples of the 12th-15th century & after that visit magnificent Patwon Ki Haveli in the heart of the town.
Later drive 40 km away from Jaisalmer to Sam enroute visit an abandoned village Kuldhara popularly known as Ghost Village. On arrival at Sam Sand Dunes ensuite camping site, check in camp & relax. After tea, enjoy camel ride in soft sand dunes of Thar Desert & the panoramic view of sunset from the middle of Sand Dunes. Later back to Camp & enjoy mouth watering Rajsthani Dinner with folk dance & music programme by a group of talented folk artists. Overnight in Camp.

Day 7 : Sam Sand Dunes-Jodhpur (320 Kms / 6 Hrs Drive)

After breakfast drive to Jodhpur. Jodhpur is referred to as the “Blue City” due to the blue-painted houses around the Fort. On arrival, check in hotel & relax.

Day 8 : Jodhpur-Ghanerao (160 Kms / 4 Hrs Drive)

After breakfast enjoy the sightseeing of Jodhpur, including the Majestic Mehrangarh Fort. The fort is located in the heart of the old city on 125-metre high & over 5km wide hill. Later visit Jaswant Thada (also known as Taj Mahal of Jodhpur) & Umaid Bhawan Palace. Later drive continues to Ghanerao. On arrival, check in Hotel & relax.

Day 9 : Ghanerao-Udaipur via Ranakpur (140 Kms / 5 Hrs Drive)

Morning take a walk in tribal area & see the daily life style of tribal people. Later drive to Udaipur. Enroute visit Ranakpur Jain Temple which is the biggest and most important Jain temple complexes of India & a unique example of Jain ecclesiastical architecture. It has 29 halls, 80 domes and supported by 1444 marble pillars, each of them intricately and artistically carved, yet no two of them are alike. On arrival in Udaipur, check in hotel & relax.

Day 10 : Udaipur-Jojawar via Kumbhalgarh (160 Kms / 5 Hrs Drive)

After breakfast enjoy the visit of City Palace the largest palace complex in Rajasthan. At the nearby, Jagdish Temple, there is an impressively carved image of Lord Vishnu, to whom the temple is dedicated. A boat ride around Lake Pichola offers spectacular views of the city. Later drive to Jojawar. Enroute visit Kumbhalgarh Fort. On arrival in Jojawar, check in heritage palace & relax. Overnight in Hotel.

Day 11 : Jojawar-Pushkar (220 Kms / 5 Hrs Drive)

After breakfast drive to Pushkar. Pushkar is famous for its Temples, Lake, Ghats, Sand Dunes and Bazaar. There are small hills on the three side of Pushkar and the deep and beautiful lake on the other, which increase the beauty of Pushkar. On arrival check into the hotel & relax. Later explore the only Lord Brahma temple in India & enjoy beautiful picturesque of Pushkar from lake. Overnight in Hotel.

Day 12 : Pushkar-Jaipur (130 Kms / 4 Hrs Drive)

After Breakfast drive to Jaipur. Jaipur is also known as Pink City because many buildings are still washed in Pink, the traditional color of welcome. On arrival check into the hotel & relax. Later visit the Magnificent City Palace (Royal Museum) built in 1727 by Maharaja Sawai Singh. The Palace complex consist an excellent museum, an armoury, sprawling gardens, buildings and several fine halls. Then proceed for Jantar Mantar (the Astronomical Observatory) & Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds). Overnight in Hotel.

Day 13 : Jaipur-Ranthambhore (190 Kms / 4 Hrs Drive)

After breakfast enjoy the sightseeing of Jaipur including the 16th century’s Amber fort with elephant ride. Later drive to Ranthambhore. On arrival, check in hotel & relax.
Later drive to visit the Ranthambore Fort, which was built in the 10th century, which commands a panoramic view of the Tiger Reserve. Evening return to the resort & relax. Overnight in Hotel.

Day 14 : Ranthambhore-Agra (300 Kms / 6 Hrs Drive)

Wake up early morning and leave for your safari into the National Park. Track the tigers and other wildlife through the morning safari. Return to the resort / lodge by 10:00 hrs. Freshen up and your breakfast would be ready. Later leave for Agra. On arrival, check in hotel & relax. Overnight in Hotel.

Day 15 : Agra-Delhi (210 Kms / 4 Hrs Drive)

Early morning enjoy the visit of India’s most celebrated monuments Taj Mahal in Sunrise, built by Shah Jahan in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz, it’s also known as symbol of eternal love. Later drive back to hotel. After breakfast, check out from hotel & drive to visit Agra Fort. After that drive continue to Delhi. On arrival in Delhi, straight transfer to Airport for your return flight to onward destination. (Note: Taj Mahal is closed on Friday)

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