Colourful Rajasthan Tour
Duration : 12 Nights / 13 Days
Destination : Delhi - Agra - Ranthambhore - Jaipur - Deogarh - Udaipur - Luni - Khimsar - Mandawa - Delhi
Day 01 : Arrive Delhi
Arrive Delhi meet & assistance at the airport. Later transfer to the hotel. Night stay in Delhi.
Day 02 : Delhi - Agra ( by road )
Morning after breakfast drive to Agra. Arrive Agra check-in hotel. Later proceed for city sightseeing tour of Agra. Visiting the world famous Taj Mahal *, built by the Mughal Emperor Shahjehan in 1630 for his queen Mumtaz Mahal to enshrine her mortal remains. Also visit Agra Fort, containing the Pearl Mosque - the rusty and majestic red- sandstone fort of Agra stands on the banks of the river Yamuna and Emperor Akbar started the construction in 1566. At the Diwan-I-Khas (hall of private audience) where marble pavilions with floral inlays lend an ethereal ambience, the Emperor sat on his gem-studded peacock Throne and met foreign ambassadors and rulers of friendly kingdoms. Night stay in Agra.
Day 03 : Agra - Ranthambhore ( by road )
Morning after breakfast drive to Ranthambhore. Arrive Ranthambhore & check in at hotel. Night stay in Ranthambhore.
Day 04 : Ranthambhore
Early morning 3 hrs Jungle safari in a Canter (a vehicle which is open on the top) enjoy the game viewing in the national park ** and back to the hotel. After lunch second visit to jungle and enjoy the game viewing again. Night stay in Ranthambhore.
Day 05 : Ranthambhore - Jaipur ( by road )
Morning after breakfast drive to Jaipur. Arrive Jaipur & check-in at hotel. Afternoon proceed for city sightseeing tour.
CITY PALACE - A delightful blend of Mughal and traditional Rajasthani architecture, the City Palace sprawls over one-seventh of the area in the walled city. It houses the Chandra Mahal, Shri Govind Dev Temple and the City Palace Museum.
Colourful Rajasthan TourJANTAR MANTAR - This is the largest and the best preserved of the five observatories built by Jai Singh II in different parts of the country. This observatory consisting of outsized astronomical instruments is still in use. Night stay in Jaipur.
Day 06 : Jaipur
Morning after breakfast proceed for excursion to Amber Fort. Elephant ride ascent to the fort.
AMBER FORT PALACE - Amber is the classic romantic Rajasthani fort palace. Its construction was started by Man Singh I in 1592, and completed by his descendent Jai Singh I. Its forbidding exterior belies an inner paradise where a beautiful fusion of Mughal and Hindu styles finds it's ultimate expression.
HAWA MAHAL - The ornamental facade of this "Palace of Winds" is a prominent landmark in Jaipur. Their five-storey structures of sandstone plastered pink encrusted with fine trelliswork and elaborate balconies. The palace has 953 niches and windows. Built in 1799 by Pratap Singh, the Mahal was a royal grandstand for the palace women LAXMI NARAYAN TEMPLE - Situated in the south of Jaipur, Laxmi Narayan Temple is one of the many such temples built by wealthy Birla family in India, thus it is also known as Birla Mandir. The temple is a great reminder of the secular traditions India has shown over the centuries. The temple has been constructed in white marble and has three domes, each portraying the different approaches to religion. The temple is situated at the foot of Moti Doongri Fort, converted as a small palace by Ram Singh II for his wife Gayatri Devi. Night stay in Jaipur.
Day 07 : Jaipur - Deogarh ( by road )
Morning after breakfast drive to Deogarh. Arrive Deogarh & check in at hotel. The Deogarh Castle is located on a hillock and is encircled by the town. it was built in 1670 by Rawat Dwarkadas Ji of the Chundawat clan of the Siaodia Dynasty. Constructed by the famed Sompura architects, well-known for their additions and alterations were carried out according to the needs of the residents. There are five floors and over 200 rooms have murals done by local painters after whom Deogarh school of painting has acquired fame the world over. The family has a large collection of Deogarh miniatures. Night stay in Deogarh.
Day 08 : Deogarh - Udaipur ( by road )
Morning after breakfast drive to Udaipur. Arrive Udaipur check-in hotel. Later proceed for city sightseeing tour of Udaipur visiting The city is built in 1559 A.D. by Maharaja Udai Singh and has been described as the most romantic spot on the continent of India by Col. James Todd. Visit the City Palace museum, the Jagdish temple, Sahelion Ki Bari (Queen's resort for their friends) Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir (Folk art museum) and the Pratap Memorial. Evening enjoy boat ride at Lake Pichola. Night stay in Udaipur.
Day 09 : Udaipur - Luni ( by road )
Morning after breakfast drive to Luni. Arrive Luni & check in at hotel. Later explore Luni, the small village is home to many artisans who work with metal, clay or wood, keeping alive the skills passed down over the centuries by their ancestor. The noise and bustle of the village settles down by evening and all is quite as peace descends on the desert. The fort with its huge gates and protective walls stands proud and strong under the spectacular company of stars. Night stay at Luni.
Day 10 : Luni - Khimsar ( by road )
Morning after breakfast drive to Khimsar. Arrive Khimsar & check in at hotel. Later proceed for city sightseeing tour of Khimsar. Khimsar is steeped in history- founded 2500 years ago by the Jain Saint Mahaveer, this is the starting point of the great Indian Desert tours. The founder of the castle, which was built in mid 15th century was Prince Karamsi, son of Jodhpur and very close to other places of interest like Osian and Nagaur. Well managed Khimsar Fort provides the visitors with all modern amenities- 50 luxuriously furnished rooms, theme dinners, a variety of continental and Indian meals as well as traditional Rajasthani are available. Night stay at Khimsar.
Day 11 : Khimsar - Mandawa ( by road )
Morning after breakfast drive to Mandawa. Arrive Mandawa & check-in at hotel. Later visit Mandawa, founded 1755 by Thakur Nawal Singh and still the home of his descendants has beautiful frescoes, Havelis and mansions. Mandawa castle one of the finest castles of Rajasthan, is now a hotel and house of collection of armories, costumes of ancestors, canons from 1820 ancient coins, numismatic collection and many other interesting items, preserved in a museum. Night stay in Mandawa.
Day 12 : Mandawa - Delhi ( by road )
Morning after breakfast drive to Delhi. Arrive Delhi check-in hotel. Later proceed for city sightseeing tour of Delhi visiting Old & New Delhi.
OLD DELHI - A sight-seeing tour of Old Delhi would entail visiting the Raj Ghat - the memorial site where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated; Jama Masjid - the largest mosque in India.
NEW DELHI - An extensive sight-seeing tour of New Delhi would include a visit to the Qutub Minar, a drive along the ceremonial avenue - Rajpath, past the imposing India Gate, Parliament House, the President's Residence and would end with a drive through the Diplomatic Enclave. Night stay in Delhi.
Day 13 : Departure
Morning departure transfer to the airport to board the flight for onward journey.