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Royal Palaces of Rajasthan
Duration: 20 Nights / 21 Days
Places to Visit: Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Pushkar - Ranthambhore -
Kota - Bundi - Chittaurgarh - Bijaipur - Udaipur - Kumbhalgarh - Jodhpur
- Jaisalmer - Bikaner - Mandawa - Delhi
Day 01: Delhi
Begin your tour.
Arrive into Delhi.
Welcome to Vardhman's 'Royal Palaces of Rajasthan '! On arrival in
Delhi, you will be met and transferred by our representative to your
hotel. Relax for rest of the day.
Day 02: Delhi - Agra
This morning after breakfast drive to the "Romantic city
of Taj Mahal' - Agra!.
City tour of Agra.
Visit Taj Mahal (Closed on every Friday) & Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daula.
Afternoon, we ride to the massive Agra Fort. The elegant buildings
inside reflect an interesting synthesis of Hindu and Central Asian
architectural styles. The maze of the courtyards, mosques &
private chambers of the fort echo the story of the Mughal Empire.
The Moti Masjid & other magnificent buildings reflect the skill
of the ancient Indian architectsLater you will visit a marble gallery
- the flagship store in Agra which offers an excellant range of
white marble, fashionable wear & exotic wooden articles, truly
a one stop shop!
Day 03: Agra-Fatehpur Sikri-Jaipur
Today you drive to the former capital city of Emperor Akbar
Your exciting day begins with a tour, starting with a visit to Fatehpur
Sikri. Then continue onward to Jaipur.
Arrive Jaipur in the evening and check into your hotel. Relax for
rest of the day.
Day 04: Jaipur
This morning after breakfast proceed on a city tour.
This morning you will experience the wonders of this magicial pink
city, as you proceed on a tour of Amber fort. Later visit the Jagmandir
or the Hall of victory glitterning with mirrors, Maharaja's City
Palace and the Observatory. Drive past Hawa Mahal or the Palace
of Winds and through the rose pink residential and business areas
Shopping in the evening
Day 05: Jaipur - Pushkar
Proceed for Pushkar after breakfast. Reach Pushkar by noon and
upon arrival, check into your hotel.
City Tour of Pushkar
Pushkar being one of the most religious places for Hindus has the
atmosphere of an ancient religious town.The only temple of God Brahma
is in Pushkar thus making Pushkar an important pilgrimage city for
Hindus.Pushkar has become famous in the world due to its Pushkar
Festival which takes place in the month of November when the whole
of Pushkar is transformed into a spectacular fair ground where thousands
of pilgrims come to bath in the holy water of Pushkar lake and the
biggest cattle and camel markets take place here where Farmers,breeders
and camel traders buy and sell.
Day 06: Pushkar - Ranthambhore
This morning after breakfast proceed to Ranthambhore. On arrival
check-in your pre booked hotel.
Rest of the day at leisure.
Day 07: Ranthambhore
Proceed for full day game viewing inside the jungle. (Two safaris
with lunch break in-between)
Day 08: Ranthambhore - Kota
After breakfast drive to Kota and transfer to hotel.
Bundi is most famous for its baoris (step wells) as there are many
impressive ones. On the top of the hill is majestic Taragarh Fort
of Bundi, the interesting fort is worth exploring for hours. The
fort has many reservoirs, which are annually emptied flooding the
streets leading down to the city. After the whole day excursion
return to Kota in the evening.
Day 09: Kota - Chittaurgarh
After breakfast drive to Chittaurgarh and upon arrival transfer
to hotel. Rest of the day at leisure
Day 10 Chittaurgarh - Udaipur
Start for Udaipur after breakfast.
Reach and check in at hotel.
Relax in the evening.
Day 11: Udaipur
Breakfast at hotel.
City tour of Udaipur
Boat Cruise (at your own cost) on Lake Pichola
Visit the City Palace, Jagdish Temple, drive around Fatehsagar Lake,
Sahelion ki Bari (Queen resort for her friends) and Bhartiya Lok
Kala Mandir (Folk Art Museum)
Boat curise on Lake Pichola 4km long and 3km broad, surrounded by
splendid hills, Palaces, temples bathing ghats and embankments
Day 12: Udaipur - Kumbalgarh
After breakfast drive to Kumbalgarh. Reach and check in at hotel.
Relax for rest of the day.
Day 13: Kumbalgarh - Jodhpur
Proceed in the morning after a leisurely breakfast and reach
Jodhpur. Rest of the day at leisure
Day 14: Jodhpur
City tour of Jodhpur
Visit the Mehrangarh Fort, situated on a low sandstone hill, including
Moti Mahal and Phool Mahal. Also visit Jaswant Thada, an imposing
marble memorium built in 1899 and the Museum located in the Umaid
Day 15: Jodhpur - Jaisalmer
Proceed for Jaisalmer. Reach and check in at hotel. Relax for
rest of the day.
Day 16: Jaisalmer
After a relaxed breakfast proceed for full day sightseeing of
The Golden City - Jaisalmer. It is in the heart of the Great Indian
Desert. Its temple, fort and palaces are all built of yellow stone.
The city is a mass of intricately carved buildings, facades and
elaborate balconies. Visit the JAISALMER FORT - The oldest living
Fort in the world. (This is the highlight of the tour)
Day 17: Jaisalmer - Bikaner
Breakfast at the camp. Continue with the safari and reach Bikaner
via NAGAUR. On arrival, check into your hotel. Relax for rest of
Day 18: Bikaner - Mandawa
Bikaner is named after its founder Rao Bikaji in 1488. Long before
this, the city was a trade center on the caravan routes from Africa
and West Asia. Bikaners dominant features are rippling sands
and abundant sunshine. The city stands on an elevation, enclosed
by a 7 kms. wall, which can be entered from 5 gates. Bikaner City
is bolstered by imposing walls and has a 16th century fort housing
old palaces, temples and mosque. Founded by Raja Rai Singh, the
fort is distinguished by its long range of 37 pavilions, a line
of balconies and aerial windows of varying designs. Also visit Lallgarh
Palace, the museum, Bhanda Sagar Jain and Deshnoke Rat temple.
Later drive to Mandawa and transfer to hotel.
Day 19: Mandawa
Afternoon visit Mukandgarh/Mandwa, founded in 1755 by Thakur Nawal
Singh and still the home of his descendants. See beautiful frescoes,
havelis and mansions. Mandawa castle, one of the finest castles
of Rajasthan, is now a hotel and house of collections of armories,
costumes of ancestors, canons from 1820, ancient coins, numismatic
collection and many other interesting items, preserved in a museum.
A walking tour of the painted 'havelis' of some of the leading business
families of the country.
Day 20: Mandawa -Delhi
Day 21: Delhi
After breakfast drive to Delhi and check in at the hotel. Rest
of the day at leisure
Combined tour of Old & New Delhi.
Vist Qutab Minar, Humayun's tomb, Lakshminarayan Temple, a modern
Hindu Temple, Parliament House, Government Secretarial Building and
Connaught place, the shopping centre of New Delhi.
Visit Red Fort, built in 1648 by Mughal Emperor Shahjehan, Jama Masjid,
one of the largest Mosque of India, Raj Ghat and Shanti Vana, the
cremation sites of Mahatama Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru. Also drive
past Chandni Chowk, shopping centre of Old Delhi.
In time transfer to International airport to board the flight for
your onward journey to back home with sweet and unforgettable memories
of "Royal Palaces of Rajasthan" escorted by Vardhman Vacations.