Duration: 20 Nights / 21 Days
Destinations Covered: Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Pushkar - Ranthambhore - Kota - Chittaurgarh - Bijaipur - Udaipur - Kumbhalgarh - Jodhpur - Jaisalmer - Bikaner - Mandawa - Delhi
Rajasthan Forts and Palaces Tour
Day 01: Arrival at Delhi
Arrive Delhi Company representatives will receive you on arrival at the international airport in Delhi late in the evening. Transfer to your hotel for Relax. Overnight at Delhi.
Day 02: Delhi - Agra
After heavy breakfast drive down to "Taj City Agra" On the way out of Agra halt for a few minutes outside Akbar's tomb at Sikandra. Upon arrival halt for lunch after proceed to city sight seeing tour visiting the world famous Taj Mahal, built by the Moghul Emperor Shahjehan in 1630 in memory of his loving queen Mumtaz Mahal. Later visit the Agra Fort containing the Pearl Mosque and the Hall of Public and Private Audience.Visit Itmad-ud-Daula's tomb, built by Noorjehan in memory of her father. Over night stay at the hotel.
Day 03: Agra - Jaipur
After breakfast checkout from hotel &.drive to "Pink City" of India enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri. Built by Emperor Akbar in 1569 to commemorate the birth of his son and later abandoned due to scarcity of water. Upon arrival in Jaipur check-in at your prebooked hotel. Day free at leisure. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 04: Jaipur
After breakfast proceed to visit Amber fort where you will have the sheer pleasure to enjoy the Elephant Ride. In afternoon proceed to visit Royal Palace of Winds, City Palace, and Royal Observatory Bazaar. In evening drive to Chokhi Dhani Special dinner at Chokhi Dhani-an ethnic Rajasthani Resort. Overnight stay in Jaipur Hotel.
Day 05: Jaipur - Pushkar
After breakfast drive to Pushkar edge of the desert lies the tiny tranquil town of Pushkar along the bank of the picturesque Pushkar Lake. This is an important pilgrimage spot for the Hindus, which has the only temple of Lord Brahma in the country and one of the few in the world. Arrive Pushkar check in at hotel. Later visit Brahma Temple. Rest of day free at leisure. Over night stay at Hotel.
Day 06: Pushkar - Ranthambhore
After breakfast at hotel drive to Ranthambore National Park is one of the frequently visited wildlife sanctuaries in Rajasthan. Ranthambore National Park, located amidst the Aravali and Vindhya ranges. Arrive Ranthambore check in at Hotel drive to jungle for take jeep/canter park safari. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 07: Ranthambhore.
After breakfast drive to jungle of Ranthambore in a jeep/canter for tiger tracking and bird watching. After lunch drive to jungle for take jeep/canter park safari. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 08: Ranthambhore - Kota
Early morning safari, enjoy your breakfast at Hotel. Later drive to Kota, Rajasthan's largest industrial town. Check in at hotel later proceed to visit the City Palace and the Fort at Kota. Also visit a Museum containing the relics of the former rulers of Kota. Later visit Jagmandir, situated in the island in Kishore Sagar Lake, the Govt. Museum and the famous gardens of Chambal and Chatter Bilas. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 09: Kota - Chittaurgarh - Bijaipur
After breakfast at hotel drive to Bundi, a tiny picturesque town at 36 km from Kota. Bundi is surrounded by the Aravali hills on the three sides and is circumscribed by a massive wall with four gateways. On arrival visit the Taragarh Fort, one of the finest examples of the Rajput architectures, housing some of the superb Bundi murals. Thereafter we proceed to Chittorgarh. Visit the famous Chittorgarh fort. Later proceed to visit Bijapur. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Day 10: Bijaipur - Udaipur
After breakfast checkout from hotel & drive to Udaipur Built in 1559 A.D. by Maharaja Udai Singh, the city has been described as the most romantic spot on the continent of India. Udaipur is famous for fairy-tale palaces, lakes, temples, gardens and narrow lanes strewn with stalls, carry the flavor of a heroic past, epitomizing valor and chivalry. Their reflection in the placid waters of the LAKE PICHOLA is an enticing sight. Upon arrival check in at your prebooked hotel. Evening boat ride in Lake Pichola in Udaipur. Overnight at hotel in Udaipur.
Day 11: Udaipur
After breakfast proceed to visit the magnificent Sahelion-ki-Bari Gardens This small garden made for the queens and the maids, has many fountains and other important figures. The Jagdish Temple this Indo-Aryan Temple made by Maharana Jagat Singh in 1651 AD, is the largest and the most beautiful temple of Udaipur, with many intricately sculpted idols displaying the fine Indo-Aryan architecture.Finally visit the Pratap Museum The museum houses the old sculptures and inscriptions. One can see the antique paintings of Mewar and the turban worn by prince Khurram (Emperor Shahajahan) on display, which was gifted to Maharana Khazan Singh by Shahjahan. Overnight stay at Hotel
Day 12: Udaipur - Kumbalgarh
After breakfast drive to Kumbhalgarh. En-route, visit the famous Jain temples at Ranakpur. Upon arrival at Kumbhalgarh.visit the massive Kumbhalgarh Fort, encompassed by a 36-km long wall and has seven majestic gates and seven ramparts, one within the other. Overnight stay Hotel.
Day 13: Kumbalgarh - Jodhpur
After breakfast drive to Jodhpur the Gateway to the Thar Desert. Arrive Jodhpur check in at hotel. Afternoon proceed to visit Meherangarh Fort - one of the most Perched on a 150 m high hill its sprawl is the most formidable and magnificent fort in Rajasthan Also visit Jaswant Thada - Jaswant Thada was built in the early 1900's as a memorial to Jaswant Singh II, 33rd Rathore ruler of Jodhpur Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 14: Jodhpur
Morning go for a village safari in the jeep and have a rare glimpse into the rich culture and true essence of India. Abundant wildlife (game) and memorable moments of the great desert landscape fascinates one while driving along the countryside. Overnight at Jodhpur.
Day 15: Jodhpur - Jaisalmer
After breakfast drive to Jaiselmer city is one of India's most beautiful, colorful & fascinating place. Arrive Jaiselmer check in at Hotel. Evening free for leisure. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 16: Jaisalmer
After a relaxed breakfast proceed for full day sightseeing tour 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)
Overnight stay at the SWISS TENT CAMP.
Day 17: Jaisalmer - Bikaner
After breakfast at the camp, continue with the safari and reach Bikaner via Nagaur. Bikaner is popularly known as the ' Camel Country'. On arrival check in at a hotel. Evening at leisure. Stay overnight at Bikaner.
Day 18: Bikaner - Mandawa
After breakfast proceed to visit the world-famous Camel Breeding Farms, where you can ride the camels and taste their milk. In evening visit Junagarh Fort, Lalgarh Palace and the Fort Museum. Later drive to Mandawa Heart of Desert located in Shekhawati region check in at Hotel for overnight stay.
Day 19: Mandawa - Delhi
After breakfast proceed to visit Shekhavati village & beautifurl Havelis some of the famous havelis of Mandawa are the Saraf haveli, and Chokhani and Ladia havelis.
Also visit Mahensar and Dundlod meeting the local village chief. Later leave for Delhi. Reach by evening. Overnight at Delhi.
Day 20: Delhi
After breakfast proceed to visit Qutab Minar, India Gate, Rajghat and Shanti Vana the cremation sites of Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru, Drive past Red Fort, Jama Masjid and Parliament street and President House. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 21: Delhi - Home
Breakfast at hotel. Day free to explore the city and finish last minute Shopping. After dinner you will be transferred to Airport to board a flight for your onward journey or way back home.