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India is a diverse country with a vibrant culture and a glorious past. Tourists from all across the world visit the country to know more about Indian culture and history. Rajasthan is the place where tourists can get to know the country in the best possible way. The royal state is full of forts, places, mansions, castles, temples, etc. All these sites are not only architecturally beautiful but also portray the rich cultural heritage of the country. These demonstrate the inclination of the bygone rulers towards art and religion.
Rajasthan Fam Trip with Varanasi and Amritsar includes visits to several historic monuments and religious shrines, out of which a few are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Besides the famous tourist destinations in Rajasthan (Mandawa, Bikaner, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Ranakpur, Udaipur, and Jaipur), you will visit Delhi, Fatehpur Sikri, Agra, Varanasi, and Amritsar during the tour. Hence, you will also be able to know about the practices followed in different religions of India. In all, the tour allows tourists to explore various aspects of the country within a few days. It gives them a memorable experience.
Welcome to Delhi, India. Our tour representative will receive you at the airport and drop you at the hotel for an overnight stay.
You will start the city tour of Delhi after having breakfast. In the morning, you will visit the Raj Ghat, Jama Masjid, Red Fort, and Chandni Chowk. You will visit the UNESCO World Heritage Sites (Qutub Minar and Humayun’s Tomb) in the afternoon. Afterward, you will explore India Gate and Lakshminarayan Temple. Later, you will pass through the President’s House, Parliament House, Government Secretarial Buildings, and Connaught Place.
Then, you will return to the hotel for dinner and an overnight stay.
After checking out of the hotel, you will head towards Mandawa by road. After having a refreshment break, you will visit the Shekhawati villages in Dundlod, Mandawa. The city continues to be home to the descendants of the founder, Thakur Nawal Singh. Shekhawati village is a beautiful gallery featuring frescoes and mansions. One can catch a glimpse of armories, canons, coins, costumes of ancestors, and other various interesting in the museum in Mandawa.
The overnight stay is scheduled in Mandawa.
After having breakfast, you will leave for Bikaner. Thereafter, you will get transferred to the hotel. You will explore the city in the afternoon. You will visit the 16th-century Junagarh Fort, which contains many old palaces, temples, and a mosque. The fort also has a chain of balconies and aerial windows, depicting a wide variety of architectural designs. You will also visit Har Mandir, which is an ancient temple near a gigantic doorway of the fort.
You will spend the night in Bikaner.
You will check-out of the hotel and head towards Jaisalmer. You will be transferred to the hotel in Jaisalmer.
You will have dinner and a night stay in Jaisalmer.
Jaisalmer is one of the most-visited tourist destinations in Rajasthan. You will visit the Golden Fort in Jaisalmer. It is a one-of-its-kind fort in the country as it shelters about one-fourth of the old city’s population. The fort also has various historical structures, dating back to the 12th – 15th centuries. You will also visit the bazaars (local markets) and havelis (mansions) in Jaisalmer. You will view detailed artwork on every house in the city.
The overnight stay is in Jaisalmer.
You will check-out of the hotel after having breakfast. Then, you will start moving towards Jodhpur. In the afternoon, you will visit Mehrangarh Fort. Perched on a low sandstone hill, the fort was constructed in 1459 by Rao Jodha. It is one of the largest forts in India. You will visit the Moti Mahal and Phool Mahal in the fort. Next, you will also visit Jaswant Thada and Umaid Public Gardens in Jodhpur.
You will spend the night in Jodhpur.
After checking out of the hotel, you will start your journey for Udaipur. You will visit Ranakpur en route. The major highlight in Ranakpur is the 15th-century Jain temples. Though there are many beautiful sculptures in the town, the major attraction is the Chaumukha Temple. The most appealing quality of the temple is that it features 1444 pillars, each one of which is unique. The light and shade also play a significant role in depicting the grandeur of the temple complex. Surya temple and other Jain temples are also worth visiting in the town. Afterward, you will continue moving towards Udaipur.
The overnight stay is in Udaipur.
In the morning, you will visit the City Palace, Jagdish Temple, Fatehsagar Lake, Saheliyon ki Bari, and Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir. You will explore the local markets in the afternoon.
The overnight stay is scheduled in Udaipur.
You will have breakfast in the hotel. Then, you will depart for Jaipur by road. After reaching the Pink City, you will be transferred to the hotel.
The overnight stay is in Jaipur.
Firstly, you will visit the Amer Fort in Jaipur. The fort contains several edifices, out of which Sheesh Mahal or the Hall of Victory is the most beautiful sight to behold. It is a palace of mirrors, which looks quite appealing to the eyes.
In the afternoon, you will visit the Maharaja’s City Palace, Jantar Mantar and Ram Niwas Gardens in Jaipur. All these tourist attractions demonstrate the architectural magnificence of the bygone era. Afterward, you will pass through the Hawa Mahal, residential areas, and business centers of the city.
At last, you will return to the hotel for dinner and an overnight stay.
You will leave for Agra in the morning after having breakfast at the hotel. En route, you will visit Fatehpur Sikri. It is an ancient town built in 1569 by the Mughal Emperor Akbar. You will explore Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chishti, Panch Mahal, and a few other famous sites in the town. Later, you will continue moving towards Agra. After reaching Agra, you will check-in at the hotel.
In the afternoon, you will visit the world-famous Taj Mahal. Counted amongst the Seven Wonders of the World, the Taj Mahal is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is called the monument of love as the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan commissioned it in 1630 in the memory of his dear wife, Mumtaz Mahal.
The Taj Mahal remains closed on Fridays.
You will also visit the Agra Fort, which has majestic structures like Diwan-e-Aam (hall of public audience) and Diwan-e-Khas (hall of private audience).
You will have dinner and an overnight stay at the hotel in Agra.
After checking out of the hotel, you will head towards Delhi by road. You will catch the Shatabdi train from Delhi to Amritsar. After reaching Amritsar, you will check-in at the hotel.
Amritsar is one of the most-visited places in Punjab. The city is a major pilgrimage site for Sikhs as well as it has historical significance in the country. The city is popular for historic monuments, religious shrines, and mouth-watering food. The rest of the day is at leisure.
The overnight stay is scheduled at the hotel in Amritsar.
The day will be dedicated to the exploration of Amritsar. You will visit the Golden Temple, which is a highly revered pilgrimage site of Sikhs. One can enter the gurudwara through any of the 4 major gates. The major highlight of the Golden Temple is the Guru Granth Sahib, the holy scripture of Sikhs. Then, you will visit the Jallianwala Bagh. This site finds a special mention in Indian history as General Dyer took the lives of hundreds of Indians in the garden.
Later, you will be dropped at the hotel for dinner and an overnight stay.
You will head towards the airport, from where you will catch a flight to Delhi. Afterward, you will take a flight to Varanasi from Delhi. You will check-in at the hotel in Varanasi. The rest of the day is at leisure.
The overnight stay is in Varanasi.
In the early morning, you will have a boat ride at the River Ganges. Later, you will visit Manikarnika Ghat and Harishchandra Ghat in Varanasi. You will also explore the famous temples and a mosque in the city.
At last, you will be dropped at the Delhi airport, from where you will catch a flight for your onward journey.
End of Rajasthan Fam Trip with Varanasi and Amritsar
NOTE - Check In time is 14:00 Hours & Check Out time is 12:00 Hours at all hotels