Taj Ajanta And Rajasthan Tour

Rajasthan is the prominent tourist attraction as it is the complete package comprises of magnificent forts, sandy deserts, temples, wildlife parks and hill station. Memorials of Delhi and Mughal gardens attract a large crowd. Jaipur flawlessly shows the hospitality of Rajasthan.  In Bikaner, one can enjoy camel safari hustle free. Jaisalmer was the medieval trading center and it is popular as the heart of Thar desert. The forts in Kumbhalgarh and Jodhpur are considered to be the finest in India.  Udaipur is popular honeymoon destination and sometimes called the Kashmir of Rajasthan. Dungarpur is set in the foothills of Rajasthan and attracts travelers towards its scenic beauty.The state of Maharashtra has been a center of scenic beauty and ancient carvings and scriptures. The Ajanta and Ellora caves are such center of ancient beauty.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival at Delhi

On arrival at Delhi airport, our representative will welcome you and escorts you towards the hotel. Check in to the hotel and spend the leisure time in the hotel. Overnight at hotel.


Day 2: Delhi

After having breakfast explore the capital of India or sometimes also called the city of dreams. Begins with the architectures that are UNESCO world heritage site Red Fort, one of the largest and crowd-pleasing mosques Jama Masjid, drive past by Raj Ghat - cremated memorial of Gandhiji on the banks of Yamuna river, tallest minaret Qutub Minar and war memorial India Gate. Then drive past by Presidential buildings, walk in the ancient and busiest market of Delhi that is Chandni Chowk. By evening, back to the hotel and spend leisure time in the hotel. Overnight stay in the hotel.


Day 3: Delhi – Agra (3 ½ hours drive)

Have breakfast and then you will be driven towards the home of heritage sites Agra. Upon arrival check into the hotel and get fresh. Then visit to explore the magnificent Red Fort built by Akbar in 1566. During sunset when Tajmahal is justifying its title of the 7th wonder of world captures heart captivating scenes in the camera which later brings a smile of an exotic and classical tour of Rajasthan.

Please Note: Taj Mahal remains closed for visitors on Friday.


Day 4: Agra – FatehpurSikri – Jaipur(5 hour drive)

After breakfast drive towards Pink City Jaipur. Take a halt at Fatehpur Sikri also called Ghost city. Appreciate the architecture of Buland Darwaza and Fort. By noon reached Jaipur. Upon arrival check into the hotel and freshen up. You are free in the evening for your own activities, you can enjoy shopping in the markets of Jaipur. Stay overnight at Jaipur.


Day 5: Jaipur

Have breakfast, then leave for sightseeing tour of Jaipur. Enjoy the enthralling Elephant Ride to reach the entrance of Amber Fort built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh. Take halt and capture the beautiful pictures at Jalmahal. Now it turns to explore the magnificent architecture of the city that includes visit to City Palace, Hawa Mahal or “Palace of Winds” & then astronomical science observatory Jantar Mantar. In evening drive past the Albert Hall and Birla Temple. Overnight stay at Jaipur.


Day 6: Jaipur – Bikaner (5 hours drive)

Have breakfast and drive towards Bikaner. Upon arrival check into the hotel. You are free for the independent activities today. Spend leisure time in the hotel. Overnight at hotel.


Day 7: Bikaner

After breakfast drive towards dust swirling desert town Bikaner. Upon arrival check-in to the hotel and get fresh. In evening you are free for independent activities like shopping or walk in the streets of the town to know more about the tradition of Bikaner.


Day 8: Bikaner – Jaisalmer (6 hours drive)

Have breakfast at the hotel, then visit the Junagarh Fort (original name is Chintamani and later renamed), Lalgarh Palace and Laxmi Niwas Palace. After sightseeing of Bikaner, leave for Golden City - Jaisalmer popular for its captivating havelis, ornate temples and sandy deserts. Upon arrival, check-in the hotel and spend leisure time in relaxing. Overnight stay at Jaisalmer.


Day 9: Jaisalmer

After having breakfast at the hotel, the full day is reserved for sightseeing and explore the magnificent architecture of Jaisalmer fort made of yellow sandstone. Then visit Patwon ki Haveli and Bada Bagh. After sightseeing, you will drive towards Sam to enjoy the view of mighty sand dunes and enthralling camel safari. Overnight stay at Jaisalmer.


Day 10: Jaisalmer – Jodhpur (5hours drive)

Have breakfast at the hotel, and then leave for Jodhpur also popular as Gateway of Thar desert. On arrival, check-in the hotel. After freshen up you are free for independent activities. Overnight stay at Jodhpur.


Day 11: Jodhpur – Kumbhalgarh(3 ½  hour drive)

After having breakfast at the hotel, explore the attractions of the city and begins with magnificent Mehrangarh fort - one of the largest forts of India, Umaid Bhawan Palace - it was one of the largest private palaces of India and beautiful marble structure Jaswant Thada. After exploration leave for Kumbhalgarh. Upon arrival, check-in the hotel for overnight stay.


Day 12: Kumbhalgarh – Udaipur (2 hours drive)

After having breakfast at the hotel, visit to explore Kumbhalgarh Fort. Then drive towards the lake city Udaipur and sometimes also called “Kashmir of Rajasthan”. Upon arrival check into the hotel and after freshen up let's go for a boat ride in Lake Pichola and enjoy the spectacular sunset. Overnight stay at the hotel.


Day 13: Udaipur

After having breakfast at the hotel, a full day is reserved for the sightseeing of the city and it begins with largest Hindu temple - Jagdish Temple alfresco the royal City Palace, Saheliyon-ki Bari or Gardens of Maidens and calm yourself around Fateh Sagar lake. Overnight stay at Udaipur.


Day 14: Udaipur – Aurangabad

After having breakfast you are free for your own activities until noon, then you will be driven towards Udaipur Airport. From there board flight for Aurangabad via Delhi. Upon arrival check into the hotel, spend leisure hours in the hotel and have cozy sleep.


Day 15: Aurangabad

After having breakfast,  drive towards Ajanta Caves. These masterpieces are made by cutting the rock around 2nd century BCE. These 29 Buddhist cave monuments are the surviving example of ancient Indian Art.

The austere composites of Ajanta constitute of Stupa (monuments built upon souvenirs of Buddha), Chaitya (worshiping hall) and Vihara (monastery). These caves have beautiful paintings perfectly showcasing the finest art and display emotions through different gestures, poses and form. Caves have five Chaitya-grihas and monasteries. Overnight stay at Aurangabad.


Day 16: Aurangabad

After having breakfast drive towards Ellora caves. Both Ajanta and Ellora caves are registered as UNESCO world heritage site featuring Buddhists, Hindu, Jains monuments and stunning artwork dating from 600 - 1000 CE. There are 12 Buddhists, 17 Hindus and 5 Jain caves. In cave 16 there is largest rock excavation - the Kailash temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and featuring other gods and goddess. After exploration back to the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.


Day 17: Aurangabad – Mumbai

After having breakfast you will be escorted towards the airport to board flight for Mumbai. Upon arrival check into the hotel. You are free for the independent activities today. Overnight stay at the hotel.


Day 18: Mumbai

After breakfast explore the attractions of Mumbai begins with Gateway Of India built in Indo- Saracenic style. This memorial is built as a tribute to official visit of King George V and Queen Mary at Apollo Bandar in 1911. Then move to the exploration of Elephanta Caves comprises of Hindu and Buddhists caves. After exploration, in the evening drive towards the Mumbai airport to board flight for your further destination.

The Tour Ends!!


 

Tour Duration
17 Nights / 18 Days
  • Delhi

  • Agra

  • Jaipur

  • Bikaner

  • Jaisalmer

  • Jodhpur

  • Kumbhalgarh

  • Udaipur

  • Aurangabad

  • Mumbai