Heritage Tour to Rajasthan

Tour Overview

Folklore of heroism and romance resound from the formidable monuments that majestically stand to tell the tale of a bygone era. The magic of vibrant Rajasthan – its rich heritage, colorful culture, exciting desert safaris, shining sand-dunes, amazing variety lush forests and varied wildlife – makes it a destination nonpareil. Rajasthan is often portrayed as one vast open-air museum, with its relics so well preserved that it delights even the most skeptical traveler.
It is an incredible destination for the outdoor-tourist – take a safari on horses, camels, elephants or even in jeeps, with the Aravalis – India’s oldest mountain range as the backdrop. Feast your eyes on spectacular sand-dunes, take the tiger trail, or just watch the birds in the wetlands. You can also choose to pamper yourself in the lavish heritage properties. Rajasthan has something for everyone – one just has to choose an activity appropriate to one’s temperament.

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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.
  • Painted House of Mandawa.
  • Captivating cultural rural Rajasthan with Vibrant music and exuberant life
  • Experience the Camel Ride on Soft Sand Dunes of Jaisalmer.
  • Magnificent Fort & Palace of Jodhpur, the Blue city.
  • Elegant architecture of Rajput’s Forts and palaces , Castles  and kings
  • India’s Venice-Lake city Udaipur.
  • Seek the elusive Tiger at Ranthambore National Park.
  • Bird watching at Bharatpur.
  • Explore UNESCO World Heritage Monuments: Jaisalmer’s Golden Fort /Amber Fort / Ranthambore’s Fort
  • Elephant Ride / Camel Ride / Jeep Ride / Boat Ride.
  • Staying in Heritage & Castle Hotels
  • Cultural Dance, Folk Songs & Puppet Show by local artist every night.
  • Discovering landscapes from Deserts to Forest Hills.
  • Exchanging the culture, food and living with local people
  • The Taj Mahal: the greatest monument to love & wonders of the World.

Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrive Delhi

Arrive at Delhi’s international airport a representative will be waiting for you outside the EXIT gate of arrival terminal, holding a placard of your name. Met upon arrival and transfer to your hotel & will escort you to make your hotel check-in smooth & faster for overnight stay 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: Enjoy the visit of modern New Delhi with UNESCO Heritage Site Qutab Minar (the World’s tallest free standing minaret & it has five distinct storeys with the height of 72.5 Meter), one more UNESCO Heritage Site - Humayuns’ Tomb is a forerunner of the Mughal style of architecture. 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 stay in Hotel.

Day 3 : Delhi-Mandawa (250 Kms / about 5 Hrs Drive)

Morning after healthy breakfast, drive to Mandawa. Mandawa, the capital of Shekhawati region of Rajasthan and world famous site for its old havelies and fresco art thus making it an open air art gallery for all. On arrival in Mandawa, check into the heritage hotel & relax. Later take a walk around the town & explore the wall painted havelis and old houses of Mandawa. Overnight stay in Hotel.

Day 4 : Mandawa-Bikaner (190 Kms / about 4-5 Hrs Drive)

Morning after breakfast, drive to Bikaner. On arrival check into the hotel & relax. Later start your sightseeing of Bikaner including Junagarh Fort which is richly decorated with mirror work, paintings and outstanding stone carvings, the architectural brilliance of the fort is worth seeing & Jain Temples. Overnight stay in Hotel.

Day 5 : Bikaner-Jaisalmer (320 Kms / about 7 Hrs Drive)

After breakfast drive to Jaisalmer, in the Great Indian Thar Desert. 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. Later drive to sunset point & enjoy charming view of Jaisalmer Fort while sun is setting down. Overnight stay in Hotel.

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

Morning after breakfast, start your sightseeing of Jaisalmer including the old town of Jaisalmer & visit Jaisalmer Fort (UNESCO Heritage Site), built in the year 1156 by Rawal Jaisal. Perched on 80m high hill, housing the entire township within its ramparts, the golden hued Fort is standing like a sentinel in the bleak desert landscape. It is the only "Living Fort" in India.

We also visit magnificent Patwon Ki Haveli in the heart of the town. It is the most elaborate & magnificent of all the Jaisalmer Havelis & is virtually the showpiece of Jaisalmer's legendary architectural wealth. The carving on stone far surpasses in beauty the work on brocade & gold.
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 / about 6 Hrs Drive)

Morning after breakfast drive to Jodhpur. On arrival, check in hotel & relax. Later 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. On arrival, check in Hotel & relax.

Day 8 : Jodhpur-Udaipur via Ranakpur (280 Kms / about 6 Hrs Drive)

Morning after breakfast drive to romantic city Udaipur (also known as the "City of Lakes "). It is full of natural beauty, rich water & natural protection afforded by the surrounding forests & Aravali Mountains. En route 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. Later drives continue to Udaipur. On arrival check into the hotel & relax. Overnight stay Hotel.

Day 9 : Udaipur Sightseeing

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. The City Palace towers over the lake and you will also see the merchants havelis, temples, the royal hunting lodge and the exquisite Gul Mahal Pavilion on Jag Mandir Island. Overnight stay hotel.

Day 10 : Udaipur-Pushkar (280 Kms / about 6 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 stay in Hotel.

Day 11 : Pushkar-Ranthambhore (195 Kms / about 5 Hrs Drive)

After breakfast drive to Ranthambore. On arrival in Ranthambore, check into the hotel. Late afternoon visit the 10th Century’s Ranthambore Fort and enjoy short nature walk. O/n Hotel.

Day 12 : Ranthambhore-Jaipur (190 Kms / about 5 Hrs Drive)

Wake up early morning & have tea-coffee with biscuits & after that leave at 06:00 AM 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 have proper breakfast. Later drive to Jaipur, which is well known as Pink City because many buildings are still washed in Pink, the traditional color of welcome. On arrival in Jaipur, check into the hotel & relax. Overnight stay in Hotel.

Day 13 : Jaipur Sightseeing

After breakfast enjoy the sightseeing of 16th century’s Amber fort (UNESCO Heritage Site) with elephant ride. Later visit the Magnificent City Palace (Royal Museum) built in 1727 by Maharaja Sawai Singh. The complex consists an excellent museum, an armoury, sprawling gardens, buildings and several fine halls, Jantar Mantar (the Astronomical Observatory) & Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds). Evening free to visit the colorful bazaar for shopping. Overnight stay in Hotel.

Day 14 : Jaipur-Agra via Bharatpur (300 Kms / about 6-7 Hrs Drive)

After breakfast, drive to Agra. Enroute enjoy the visit of Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary with a naturalist guide & enjoy the Cycle Rickshaw ride by seeing the birds. Later drive continues to Agra. On arrival in Agra, check into the hotel & relax. Overnight stay in Hotel.

Day 15 : Agra-Delhi

Early morning visit the India’s most celebrated monuments Taj Mahal in Sunrise built by Shah Jahan in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz. Taj Mahal, the white marble tomb built in 22 years (1631 – 1653) by the Emperor Shah Jahan for his beloved Queen Mumtaz. Over 20,000 craftsmen from Persia, Turkey, France and Italy laboured for 22 years to build this masterpiece & its also known as symbol of eternal love & now regarded by many as one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Later drive back to hotel for proper breakfast & after that drive to visit Agra Fort, with its Halls of private and public audience. Later on drive continue to Delhi Airport to board flight for home. (Note: Taj Mahal is closed on Friday)

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