Rajasthan is popular for its magnificent forts and florid palaces. The forts in Kumbhalgarh and Jodhpur are considered to be the finest in India. Jaisalmer was medieval trading center and it is popular as the heart of Thar desert. Udaipur, probably, has got the biggest stretch of outstanding palaces on the banks of a Lake Pichola which bequeath this city an exceptional romanticism. The fascinating “Lake Palace” located amidst of Lake Pichola and at the equal distance Jag Mandir Palace (Lake Garden Palace) are sights to behold. Jaipur and Jodhpur are perfect places for shopping and outing. Jaipur has got a stretch of specialized bazaars that shows traditional, cultural and hospitality of Rajasthan. All markets are connected to each other and are deservedly called a shopper’s paradise. Lately, Jaipur has become the hub of cultural activities and will be the best place to captivates your cultural pursuits.
Day 1: Arrive Delhi and Drive to Mandawa(5½ hour drive)
On arrival at Delhi airport, our representative will welcome you and drive towards the Mandawa located in the Shekhawati region. Mandawa attracts tourist towards its royal havelis and palaces. On arrival, check in to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 2: Mandawa – Bikaner(3 hour drive)
After having breakfast at the hotel, you will visit the attractions of the city begins with Mandawa Fort, Hanuman Prasad Goenka Haveli, and then Murmuria Haveli. Later after completion of the sightseeing, you will drive towards dust swirling desert town Bikaner. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 3: Bikaner – Jaisalmer(6 hour 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 4: Jaisalmer
After having breakfast at the hotel, 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 5: Jaisalmer – Jodhpur(5 hour 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 6: Jodhpur – Mount Abu(5 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 explore leave for Mount Abu set upon a rocky plateau of Aravali range and is the only hill station of Rajasthan. Upon arrival, check-in the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 7: Mount Abu – Kumbhalgarh(3 hour drive)
After having delicious breakfast in the hotel, sightseeing of city begins. Visit beautifully carved Dilwara Jain temple built in the 11th century, fascinating stretch Nakki Lake, and historic Achalgarh Fort. After sightseeing, drive towards Kumbhalgarh. Upon arrival check-in the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 8: Kumbhalgarh – Udaipur(3 hour drive)
After having breakfast at the hotel, visit to explore Kumbhalgarh Fort. Then drive towards the lake city Udaipur and sometimes also called as “Kashmir of Rajasthan”. Upon arrival check-in 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 9: 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 10: Udaipur – Bundi(5½ hour drive)
After breakfast, you will be driven towards Bundi by road. Bundi attracts tourists towards its architectural forts, places and stepwells. Upon arrival, check-in the hotel for freshen up. Then visit most impressive structure of city Taragarh Fort, Raniji ki Baori and then Sukh Mahal. Overnight stay at Bundi.
Day 11: Bundi – Ranthambore(3 hour drive)
Have breakfast at the hotel, leave for Ranthambore or the home of tigers. Upon arrival, check-in the resort and rejuvenate yourself for the evening jungle safari. Afternoon visit Ranthambore National Park for the safari in canter or Jeep. Enjoy the dense forest, rich flora and fauna. Tigers can be easily spotted during the daylight hours. Other than tigers, marsh crocodiles and many other amphibians can be seen. Overnight stay at the resort at Ranthambore.
*IMP: Ranthambore National Park remains closed in Monsoon Season (i.e. 1st July to 30th September).
Day 12: Ranthambore – Jaipur(3 hour drive)
Wake up early in the morning and before breakfast, visit to enjoy the jungle safari in the Ranthambore National Park. Appreciate the tiger sighting and spot assorted peculiar birds and wild animals. Come back to the hotel for breakfast and relax for sometime and then leave for Pink city Jaipur. Upon arrival, check-in the hotel for overnight stay at Jaipur.
Day 13: Jaipur
Have breakfast, then leave for sightseeing tour of Jaipur. Enjoy the enthralling Elephant Ride to reach the entrance of Amber Fort. Take halt and capture the beautiful pictures at Jalmahal. Now it's turn to explore the magnificent architecture of 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 14: Jaipur – Agra(5 hour drive)
After breakfast at the hotel, proceed towards the city of love Agra en route visiting Fatehpur Sikri also called “Ghost City”. Upon arrival check in the hotel for relaxing for some time. Afternoon, visit the magnificent Agra Fort and Itmad-ul-Daulah Tomb also called as Baby Taj. In evening enjoy the Sunset view of the Taj Mahal when Tajmahal is looking amazing. Overnight stay at Agra.
Please Note: Taj Mahal remains closed for visitors on Friday.
Day 15: Agra – Delhi(3 ½ hour drive)
You can again visit Taj Mahal at the time of sunrise when it looks too fascinating and justifying its title of the 7th wonder of World. Have breakfast at the hotel, then proceeds towards Delhi. On arrival, you will be dropped at Delhi airport to board your international flight to home/next destination.
The Tour Ends!!