Heritage tour Rajasthan
Tour Destination : Delhi - Mandawa - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Udaipur - Pushkar - Jaipur - Agra - Delhi
Day 01 – Delhi Arrival ^
On arrival at Delhi International Airport you will be greeted by our representative & transferred to your pre – booked hotel. Relax & rejuvante yourself at hotel.
Day 02 – Delhi ^
Establish your morning with a guided tour of Old Delhi.Starting with Raj Ghat , where India’s son Mahatma Gandhi cremated .Visit the largest mosque in India known as Jama Masjid.
Take a rickshaw ride in narrow lanes of Chandni Chowk , old bazaar of Delhi. From here we ahead to Red Fort , built by emperor Shah Jahan in 17th century & labeled by UNESCO as world heritage site.
Post lunch you will be taken for a tour to New Delhi planned by Sir Edwin Lutyens.Visit the Humayun’s Tomb , memorial of Mughal Emperor Humayun , built in 16th century & renowned as World Heritage Site. Our next attraction will be Qutub Minar , the tallest minaret of world & a perfect example of Indo-Islamic architecture & listed in UNESCO’s world heritage site.
Also visit the India Gate & President House , the official residence of President of India. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03 – Delhi – Mandawa ( 250 Kms / 5.5 Hrs ) ^
Post breakfast leave to Mandawa , the town of painted havelis ( mansions ).Upon arrival check in at hotel & overnight stay.
Day 04 – Mandawa – Bikaner ( 190 Kms / 3 Hrs ) ^
Establish your morning with a guided tour to fresco painted havelis of Mandawa , Dundlod & Nawalgarh.
Later on straight ahead to Bikaner , renowned for the best riding camels in the world.Upon arrival check in at hotel.
In the afternoon head out for Camel breeding farm – one of its kind in Asia & famous for camel breeding.Overnight stay in hotel.
Day 05 – Bikaner – Jaisalmer ( 330 Kms / 6 hrs ) ^
The fifth day of your tour begin with a visit to The Junagarh Fort built in 1611 AD , is one of the few forts built on top of the hill , also visit the Lallgarh Palace museum & Karni Mata Temple Deshnok ( Rat Temple ).
Post lunch drive to Jaisalmer in the heart of Thar “ The Great Indian Desert “ .Upon arrival check in at hotel & overnight at hotel for relax.
Day 06 – Jaisalmer ^
Start your day with sightseeing of Jaisalmer Fort , built on the top of the hill.Made of sand stones & famous as Sonar Quilla , excellent example of Rajput architecture.Visit the Gadisar Lake & several sculptured havelis ( mansions ) of merchants.
Later in the afternoon drive to Sam ( 40 kms from Jaisalmer ).Enjoy the sunset camel ride through the sand dunes & dinner.Overnight at hotel.
Day 07 – Jaisalmer – Jodhpur ( 280 Kms / 5 Hrs ) ^
After breakfast leave to Jodhpur at the edge of Desert was once the capital of strong & powerful kingdom Marwar , also called as Blue City of India.Upon arrival check in at hotel.
After freshen up plunge yourself into the magnificent heritage of Royal City.Visit the Mehrangarh Fort , most imposing fort of India & houses of excellent museum.Visit Jaswant Thada – A cenotaph of the rulers of Jodhpur built in lucid white marble & Umaid Bhawan Palace.Overnight at hotel.
Day 08 – Jodhpur – Udaipur enroute Ranakpur ( 280 Kms / 6 Hrs ) ^
Start for Udaipur after breakfast , enroute stopping at Ranakpur Temples , famous for intricate sculpture.The 1444 pillars support the 29 halls of temple , none of which are similar.
Ahead straight to Udaipur , a romantic city of Rajasthan , also familiar as Lake City.Upon arrival check in at hotel & overnight.
Day 09 – Udaipur ^
Morning after breakfast left yourself in depth of charm.Start your tour to visit the City Palace , built by Maharana Udai Singh on the bank of Pichola Lake , Jagdish Temple , Sahelion-ki-Bari ( Gardens of the maids of Honor ).
Later in the evening enjoy boat cruise on Lake Pichola .After a busy day come back to your hotel & rejuvante yourself .Overnight at hotel.
Day 10 – Udaipur – Pushkar ( 280 Kms / 5 hrs ) ^
Leave to Pushkar , a very famous religious hindu religious centre & houses of various sacred temples.Upon arrival check in at hotel.
Day remains at leisure.Overnight at hotel.
Day 11 – Pushkar – Jaipur ( 150 Kms / 3 Hrs ) ^
Morning after breakfast leave hotel & setyourself on the visit of holy town.We will visit the Brahma Temple ( said to be the one & only temple of Lord Brahma in world ) & other various temples.
Later visit the Dargah of Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti in Ajmer , a world wide popular pilgrimage centre which attracts a large number of pilgrims every year.
Drive straight to Jaipur , famous as Pink City.Upon arrival check in at hotel & overnight.
Day 12 – Jaipur ^
After breakfast in the morning you will be taken for Amber Fort , the majestic fort located at the top of Aravali Hills. Take a short ride on elephant’s back to reach at the fort , a overwhelming experience.
Come back to the city & visit the City Palace , a perfection of Rajput & Mughal architecture , Palace of Winds popular as Hawa Mahal , a five storied building built in 1799 to enable the royal ladies to view the outside life & world.
Later opt for Jantar Mantar , a astronomical observatory.
Optional – Chokhi Dhani
Enjoy the evening dinner at a village resort with typical Rajasthani experience.
Day 13 - Jaipur – Agra enroute Fatehpur SIkri ( 240 Kms / 5 Hrs ) ^
Morning check out from hotel & drive to Agra on the way visiting Fatehpur Sikri , knowns as Ghost Capital. Visit the tomb of Salim Chishti , Akbar’s residential complex.
Later continue on to Agra , the home of Taj. Upon arrival check in at hotel .After freshen up take a guided tour of Agra. Starting with Agra Fort , the majestic fort of red sandstone stands on the banks of river Yamuna , continue to Itmad-ud-Daula’s tomb & in the evening visit the magnificent TAJ MAHAL , one of the seven wonders of the world. Built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan is a perfect example of most extravagant love.Overnight at hotel.
Day 14 – Agra – Delhi ( 220 Kms / 4 Hrs ) ^
The itinerary stands on last day , start to Delhi in the morning & transfer to Delhi International Airport to connect flight for onward destination.