Castle Tour of Rajasthan
Duration : 17 Days / 16 Nights
Destination Covered : Delhi - Samode - Mandawa - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Rohet - Kumbhalgarh - Udaipur - Bijapur - Pushkar - Jaipur - Agra- Delhi
Day 1 : Arrive at Delhi
After arrival at Delhi Airport, meet our representative who’ll escort you to the one of our listed hotels in Delhi. Check-in at the hotel. The rest of the day is to be spent at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 2 : Delhi
Next morning after breakfast, move out on a city tour of Delhi. While on the tour visit major tourist attractions like Birla Mandir, Qutab Minar, Red Fort, India Gate, the Jama Masjid, Humanyun Tomb, and President’s House. In the evening visit Red Fort to witness the impressive light and sound show. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 3 : Delhi - Samode
In the morning after breakfast, proceed to Samode. It is a tiny locale in the suburbs of Jaipur. Samode is known for the posh palaces. The palaces here exhibit the magnificently carved interiors and the fabulous frescoed walls. Upon reaching Samode,Rajasthan tour planner check-in at one of our listed hotels. Rest and relax for a while. Later in the day set off to explore the major tourist attractions like the ramparts of Samode Fort, Durbar Tent, Sultan Mahal and the Samode Bagh. In the evening you may like to take a village life – tour of the Samode village on camel back and enjoy the local traditions and life. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 4 : Samode - Mandawa
Next morning after breakfast drive straight to Mandawa. It is a small beautiful town known for its beautiful havelies and forts. On reaching Mandawa, check-in at one of our listed hotels. After resting and relaxing for a while move out on an excursion to the magnificent Mandawa Haveli. The intricately painted walls of this place and the detailed work will enthrall you to the fullest. Some of the other popular havelis that must be visited include the Jhunjhunwala Haveli, Hanuman Prasad Goenka Haveli, Gulab Rai Ladia Haveli, Goenka Double Haveli, Murmuria Haveli, and the Mohan Lal Saraf Haveli. Enjoy an overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 5 : Mandawa - Bikaner
Post breakfast, drive straight to Bikaner- “The camel City”. The city is fortified by a 7 Km wall with five gates. This magnificent city contains royal forts and palaces. Upon arrival at Bikaner, get accommodated in one of your listed hotels. Rajasthan tour planner After relaxing for a while in the room proceed for a full day excursion to some of the major tourist hotspots covering Junagarh Fort, Raj Ratan Bihari Temple, Rasik Shiromani Temple and the Karni Mata Temple. In the evening you may take a visit to Gajner Palace and the Camel breeding center. Enjoy comfortable night stay at the hotel.
Day 6 : Bikaner - Jaisalmer
In the morning after an early breakfast, leave for Jaisalmer by surface. The Jaisalmer city commands for the major tourist attractions scattered all over Rajasthan. On reaching Jaisalmer, check-in at one of our listed hotels. The day is to be spent at leisure. In the evening visit the Jaisalmer Fort- a dominant structure between the sand. Enjoy dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 7: Jaisalmer
The next morning after an early breakfast, embark on a guided tour of the city. Jaisalmer is also revered for its havelis.Pay a visit to Salim ji Ki haveli and Nathmal ki haveli which are most striking amongst the other havelis. After lunch, explore the other major tourist attractions like the Jain Temples, Bada Bagh, Government Museum, Floklore Museum and the Amar Sagar Lake. In the evening you have the option of witnessing the Gadsisar Lake to observe migratory birds from close quarters or Witness an exotic sunset against the Sam sand Dunes on a camel ride. Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 8 : Jaisalmer - Rohet
In the morning after breakfast, drive to Rohet from Jaisalmer. Rohet is a small settlement of Bishnoi community. On arriving Rohet, check-in at one of listed hotels. In the afternoon enjoy the jeep safari at Rohet Villages. A comfortable night stay at the hotel.
Day 9 : Rohet - Kumbhalgarh
On the 9th day of the tour, drive to Kumbhalgarh. On arriving Kumbhalgarh, check-in at one of our enlisted hotels. In the afternoon proceed to visit the major tourist hotspots like the Kumbhalgarh Fort, Ranakpur Jain Temples, Badal Mahal, Vedi Temple, Parshuram Temple and the Neelkanth Mahadeo Temple. In the evening enjoy the jeep safari at the Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary. Enjoy dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 10 : Kumbhalgarh - Udaipur
Post breakfast, drive straight to Udaipur- “ Venice of the East”. On arrival check-in at one of our enlisted hotels. Rest and relax for the day. In the evening enjoy boat ride at the Pichola Lake. Also visit the Lake Palace, one of the finest examples of architectural and cultural marvel. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 11 : Udaipur
Post breakfast, embark on a city tour of Udaipur. Visit some of the major tourist hotspots covering the City Palace Museum, Sahelion Ki Bari, Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandal, Folk Art Museum and Jagdish Temple. In the evening visit the The grand City Palace on the banks of the lake along with the Monsoon Palace on the hill above that enhances the beauty of this magnificent city. Enjoy comfortable overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 12 : Udaipur - Bijapur
After breakfast, leave for Bijapur. On arrival check-in at one of our listed hotels. Later in the day visit some of the major tourist hotspots like the Gael Gumbaz, Ibrahim Rauza, Jumma Masjid, the Malik-e-Maiden and the Mehar Mahal. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 13 : Bijapur - Pushkar
In the morning after breakfast, drive to the holy city of Pushkar. The city is one of the most sacred Hindu towns in India. Upon reaching Pushkar, check-in at one of our listed hotels. Later in the day attend the prayer ceremony at the Brahma temple. Also take a holy dip on any of the 25 ghats of Pushkar lake. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 14 : Pushkar - Jaipur
Post breakfast, leave for Jaipur by road. Upon arrival check-in at one our enlisted hotels. Later in the day explore the major tourist attractions of the city including the Jal Mahal, Jaigarh Fort, Central Museum and Birla Mandir. Evening to be spent at your own discretion. Enjoy dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 15 : Jaipur
The next day begins with an excursion to the Amber Fort which is accompanied with the exciting joy ride on an elephant. The afternoon remains busy with the city tour featuring City Palace along with the Royal Observatory and Hawal Mahal. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 16 : Jaipur - Agra
Post breakfast, proceed to Agra. Upon reaching Agra, check-in at one of our listed hotels. After rest and relaxing for a while head to sightseeing tour of Agra covering places like Agra Fort, Itmad-ud-Daula’s Tomb and Taj Mahal that has left tourist spellbound by its beauty. The Taj Mahal was commissioned by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. The mausoleum is located on the right bank of the river Yamuna at a point where it takes a sharp turn and flows eastwards. Return to the hotel in the evening for an overnight stay.
Day 17 : Agra To Delhi
In the morning after breakfast drive straight to Delhi. On arrival at Delhi, transfer to Delhi airport to board a flight for your onward destination.