Highlights of Rajasthan

Highlights of Rajasthan

11 Days / 10 Nights

The majestic forts, grand palaces and ancient temples make up just a small part of Rajasthan’s appeal. Combine these architectural wonders with the bustling markets, vibrant colours and a landscape that ranges from arid desert to verdant hills, and you have a state that is unequivocally “ India”

Itinerary

Day 01:

Arrive Delhi

Arrive Delhi. Upon arrival in Delhi you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay.

Day 02:

In Delhi

Morning you will begin with full day guided tour of the city, taking in the major sights of Old and New Delhi. Sights include the Jama Masjid Mosque commissioned by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. It is located in Chandni chowk, Delhi’s oldest and busiest market where you will enjoy rickshaw ride. Other attractions include the Red Fort, as well as Qutab Minar tower and the Tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun in New Delhi, where you will see buildings befitting the modern day capital city. Overnight stay.

Day 03:

Delhi-Agra by road 204 Kms / 04 Hrs Approx

Morning drive to Agra. Upon arrival check-in at your hotel. Afternoon half day guided tour of the Taj Mahal, the monument of eternal love, followed by a visit to Agra Fort, built by successive Mughal Emperors & the Itmad-ud-Daulah. Overnight stay.

Day 04:

Agra-Jaipur by road 237 Kms / 06 Hrs Approx

Morning drive to Jaipur. En-route, visit Fatehpur Sikri, the deserted capital city of the great Mughal Emperor Akbar. Continue your drive & upon arrival check in at your hotel. Overnight stay.

Day 05:

In Jaipur

Morning excursion to Amber Fort, where you will have the opportunity to slowly meander up the steep ascent perched atop an Elephant. Afternoon sightseeing tour of Jaipur visiting the delightful Palace of Winds, City Palace Complex and the fascinating Astronomical Observatory. Overnight stay.

Day 06:

Jaipur-Jodhpur by road by road 332 Kms / 08 Hrs Approx

Morning drive to Jodhpur. On arrival check-in at your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay.

Day 07:

In Jodhpur

Morning half day guided city tour of Jodhpur visiting the Mehrangarh Fort, situated on a low sandstone hill, including Moti Mahal and Phool Mahal. Later visit Jaswant Thada, an imposing Marble Memorium built in 1899 and the Museum located in the Umaid Public Gardens. Later visit Mandore, the ancient capital of Marwar, which was abandoned for strategic reasons. Overnight stay

Day 08:

Jodhpur-Udaipur by road 275 Kms / 06 Hrs & 30 Mins Approx

Morning After breakfast, depart for Udaipur with en-route visit to the exquisitely carved Jain temple at Ranakpur, famed for its hall of 1444 unique pillars. Continue your drive to Udaipur & on arrival check-in at your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay.

Day 09:

In Udaipur

Today embark on a guided tour of The City Palace & Museum, a majestic architectural marvel towering over a lake. It is one of the most beautiful palaces in the state of Rajasthan, a conglomeration of courtyards, pavilions, terraces, corridors, rooms and hanging gardens. The main entrance is through the Triple arched gate “Tripolia” with eight marble porticos; the Indo-Aryan Jagdish temple, built in 1651 by Maharana Jagat Singh, is the largest and the most beautiful temple of Udaipur resplendent with amazing sculptures and the Saheliyon ki Bari with its numerous fountains. Evening sunset cruise on the beautiful placid Lake Pichola. The lake is surrounded by hills & Palaces including the beautiful City Palace, temples, bathing ghats and embankments. Overnight stay.

Day 10:

Udaipur-Delhi by flight

Morning transfer to airport to board flight to Delhi. Upon arrival you will be transferred to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay.

Day 11:

Depart Delhi

Tailoring your trip

The itineraries shown are designed to give you a taste of what is possible and keeping in mind the travel logistics, routes that work out well. We can use this as a basis to plan your trip or can design a completely different itinerary to suit your interest. Prices vary according to selection of accommodation and season.

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