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Rajasthan, the desert state of India where the princely kingdoms once represented the feudal tradition, is now a place of visual extravaganza. Architectural monuments, colorful culture, exquisite handicrafts and mouthwatering cuisines are some of the highlights of this northern Indian state.
A magical land that is synonyms to romance and chivalry offers a strong vintage to understand the uniqueness of the land steeped in history and spirituality. Feel the essence of the vibrant culture with our most popular northern India package starting from Delhi and ending in the same location. Our historical Rajasthan Tour will help you to relish the exquisiteness of the land. From accommodations to transport to everything that is related to travel will be covered in the tour package. Make the most fascinating memories and celebrate life.
On your arrival in Delhi you will be transferred to your hotel. Delhi has been inhabited from the 6th century BC has been a capital of many kingdoms. It has been destroyed and rebuilt many times and is called the "city of cities. Delhi's culture has been influenced by its different rulers and the city is full of beautiful monuments. The Mughal rulers influenced the food habits of the residents and Mughlai cuisine originated here. Due to the proximity of different states, all festivals are celebrated here. Old Delhi is a maze of small lanes lined and old buildings and New Delhi has large road with huge buildings. Delhi is the capital of India and is the hub for politics. Overnight at hotel.
Today you have a full day tour of Delhi. Your morning tour starts with Old Delhi, built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in 1639 AD. You will visit the Raj Ghat where father of our nation Mahatma Gandhi was cremated. You will be visiting the museum that was built to commemorate him. You will be driven past the iconic Red Fort and Chandni Chowk, a very popular and a busy market in Old Delhi. Later we will move to the next stop - Jama Masjid, one of the iconic, historic and largest mosques in India - built by Shah Jahan. A rickshaw ride (optional) in Chandni Chowk could be quite interesting as this part of the city is quite crowded as it is full of shops. These numerous shops sell delicious mouth-watering food, clothes, jewels, household goods, etc. and are virtually a shopper&'s paradise.
In the afternoon, you will visit Qutub Minar, touted as India’s largest Minaret. Qutub Minar, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, was built in 1192 by Turk ruler Qutub-Ud-Din Aibak. You will then move forward to Humayun’s tomb, yet another UNESCO world heritage site. Your next stop is India Gate, built in memory of the Unknown Soldier. You will be driven past the Parliament House, President’s House and other Government Secretarial Buildings, to your final stop will be at Lakshminarayan Temple, a temple dedicated to Lakshmi and Lord Narayana.
Later you will be transferred by road to Mandawa. Shekhawati was established by Shekhawat Rajputs and named after Rao Shekha. These kings built more than 50 forts and palaces and most of them have been converted to heritage hotels. The villages of Shekhawati are famous for the painted havelis or houses and have the highest number of frescos in the world. The Marwaris were an influential business community in this region and in the 19th century, many left their families to migrate to larger cities where they succeeded quite well. With this money, the Marwaris built large houses in these villages and to tell the world about their success, they hired artists to paint these houses and havelis. Overnight at hotel.
In the morning you will be visiting the Shekhawati villages like Mandawa, Nawalgarh, Dundlod, etc. In 1755, Thakur Nawal Singh founded Mandawa and it houses a collection of armories, old costumes, canons from 1820, ancient coins and other interesting items. The villages of Shekhawati have beautiful frescoes, havelis and mansions and this area is called "The Open Art Gallery". The artists painted frescos depicting mythological images of gods, goddesses and animals. Quite a lot of these beautiful havelis have been converted to very nice and comfortable hotels.
Later drive to the desert oasis of Pushkar(6 hours), a town that clings to the side of the beautiful Pushkar Lake Overnight at hotel.
In the morning after breakfast, tour of Pushkar. Pushkar is one of the most sacred pilgrimage for Hindus and also famous for its only temple of Brahma-the creator of the universe.
Later you will be transferred by road to Jodhpur. Jodhpur also known as the Sun City or the Blue City is the second largest city in Rajasthan and was the former capital of Marwar kingdom. It is named after its founder Rao Jodha who established this city in 1459. The city was in the route of Delhi to Gujarat and was a trading centre for copper, opium, silk, etc. Jodhpur is quite known for its festivals and fairs and Gangaur, Teej, Nag Panchmi, etc are a huge celebration. Jodhpur has become an important centre for big weddings and also for movie settings. The Jodhpur sweets are quite known throughout India. Overnight at hotel.
In the morning you will be taken to Meherangarh fort, one of the largest forts in not only Rajasthan but in India as well, situated on a low sandstone hill, at an altitude of 120 meters. The fort with menacing thick walls contains many palaces with expansive courtyards and intricate carvings. Moti Mahal - the Pearl Palace, is one of the beautiful palaces situated in the fort and was built by Raja Sur Singh. Later you will be taken to Phool Mahal - the Palace of Flowers, built by Maharaja Abhaya Singh, and believed to be an exclusive and private chamber of pleasure.
Later you will visit Jaswant Thada, built in 1889 by Sardar Singh in remembrance of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II. The entire structure is constructed out of thin and polished sheets of Marble which makes it ever so beautiful when sunlight falls over it. Your visit continues to Umaid Public Gardens which houses the Government Museum and the UmaidBhawan Museum, with a vast collection of artifacts displaying rich history of region. Museum as well as the Umaid palace was designed by Henry Vaughan Lanchester.
After the sightseeing we will drive you to Jaisalmer. Situated in the Thar Desert of Rajasthan, Jaisalmer has is a colorful treasure chest of art, music, architecture, culture and tradition. The ‘Golden City of India’ as Jaisalmer is popularly known, is one of the most fascinating places and the yellow sand, camel safaris, magnificent palaces, marvelous havelis and beautiful Jain temples here will leave you in enchantment. Jaisalmer is mystical and interesting and the glorious heritage and the lively air of this city will blow your mind away. You have an option to get away from the bustling city and camp in the desert. Lose yourself in the charms of this cultural land of sand and see how many beautiful memories you gain. Overnight at hotel.
In the morning, your first travel destination is the Jaisalmer Fort which is one of the oldest living forts of the world. The fort is constructed by using an yellow stone which from a distance makes its shine like it is made of gold, due to which it is also known as “Sonar Quila” or "The Golden Fort". Located in midst of sandy terrains, the 12 the century fort is a blend of Indian architecture with Military designs crafted on it. The palaces of Maharwals contain ornamental designs of wooden carvings that enhance the beauty of this fort. You will get to see a 5 storied Tazia Tower in this fort which reflects architectural skills of local craftsmen during ancient period.
The next stop in your program will be visit to some of the havelis ( mansions). Salim Ji Ki Haveli made up of yellow sandstone with balconies designed in different styles of architecture still has a large number of people residing here. Designed beautifully, the mansion is built in with intricate roof carvings and served as residence for Mohta family for decades. It has exquisitely carved pillars painted with beautiful ornaments of Gold and silver. Visit some other Havelis ( mansions) – Patwonki Haveli, etc which depict an interesting piece of architecture built of the ancient times.
Today you have the afternoon at leisure.
This evening you have an excursion to Sam Sand Dunes which are about 40 kms from Jaisalmer. Here you will see the sand dunes and have a feel of the desert. Sam Sand Dunes are in the Thar Desert and an extension of the Sahara desert belt which continues to Gobi Desert in China. Here you will enjoy a short camel safari. The sunset in the horizon is a sight worth visiting. Overnight at hotel.
Today you will drive to Ranakpur Temples which are 440 kms from Jaisalmer.
Today you have the afternoon at leisure. Overnight at hotel.
In the morning you will visit the beautiful Jain Temples of Ranakpur from 15th century. The popular Chamukha temple of Ranakpur made of marble is dedicated to Adinathji the first Tirthankara. It is composed of more than twenty halls and 1444 pillars which are not similar. The shade and lights of this place is really outstanding and is a real treat to your eyes. If time permits, you could also visit the Surya Temple and the Jain Temple.
Later drive to Udaipur. Udaipur known as the City of Lakes, or the Venice of the East was the historic capital of the kingdom of Mewar and founded by Rana Udai Singh in 1559. The legendary Maharana Pratap was born in Udaipur who fought against Emperor Akbar in 1576 and is remembered for his bravery. Maharana means the Great Warrior, and the one from Udaipur is the head of all the Rajput clans. In the 12th century the Parihara prince of Mandore awarded the title of Rana to the Prince of Mewar. The rulers from this dynasty are called Suryavanshis (descendents of the Sun) and have the Sun as their insignia.
Boat ride on Lake Pichola - Enjoy a Boat cruise on Pichola Lake 4 km long and 3 km broad, surrounded by splendid hills, palaces, Temples, bathing ghats and embankments. Also visit the island palace Jag Niwas in the lake. Overnight at hotel.
This morning your tour starts with the City Palace, situated on the bank of Pichola Lake. This Palace was constructed by Maharana Udai Mirza Singh in 1559 A.D. Your next stop is the Jagdish Temple built by Maharana Jagat Singh. The architecture of this temple is based on Indo- Aryan style and is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and is one of the biggest shrines of Udaipur. You will be taken on a drive around Fatehsagar Lake, built in 1678 by Maharana Fateh Singh. Your next stop will be at Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir located near Chetak Circle. It is one of most renowned museums of Udaipur, exhibiting the dazzling gathering of folk articles of Rajasthan. Your final destination will be at Sahelionki Bari (Queen's resort for her friends).
Walk through Udaipur's most beautiful streets and sites, wonder in the hidden alleyways , meet locals and various artisans engaged in jewelry making, pottery and bamboo craft. Overnight at hotel.
You will be transferred by road to Jaipur. Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan gets its name from Maharaja Jai Singh who built this city. Many captivating palaces are present here having breathtaking design and architecture. In the 18th century Prince of Wales had visited Jaipur and the entire city was painted in pink color due to which this city is also known as the pink city. The origin of Jaipur goes back to more than 260 years.
An authentic Culinary Experience starts from understanding basic ingredients needed for creating the perfect dish, applying simple nuances to it & finally indulging the tummy and heart with it. Relish this experience by enjoying the Indian delicacies cooked by you with some help from us. Share a few laughs along the way. Overnight at hotel.
Today you have a full day tour of Jaipur and Amer Fort. The morning journey starts from Amer fort also known as Amer Palace, the earlier capital of Jaipur. You will be ascending (one way) the fort on an elephant's back. This magnificent fort was constructed in red sand-stone and marble by Raja Man Singh and is divided into four sections each with a courtyard. The main entrance gate is Surajpol having a fascinating architecture. Near the Ganesh Gate, there is a temple dedicated to the Goddess Sila Devi. The Diwan-e-Aam - Hall of public audience, Diwan- e-Khas - hall of private audience, Sheesh Mahal - palace of mirrors and Sukh Niwas are quite beautiful. At the the Sukh Niwas, a pleasant climate is created by winds that blow over a water cascade.
In Jaipur you will be taken to Maharaja City Palace, a royal palace with seven storey as well as Jantar Mantar, the observatory. This wonderful observatory is attracted by mathematician as well as astronomers of whole world. City palace is perfect blend of all three excellent style (Mughal, Rajput and European). Another palace, Hawa Mahal is popular all over world for it magnificent architecture. You will be taken through pink rose garden as well business centers of Jaipur. A tour of Jaipur is not complete without shopping. Jaipur is famous for clothes, carpets, precious and semi-precious stones and jewelry and various handicrafts made of wood, metals, etc. and also for silk paintings and miniatures. Overnight at hotel.
You will be transferred by road to Agra visiting Fatehpur Sikri enroute. Fatehpur Sikri which was built in the 16th century by Emperor Akbar. Fatehpur Sikri holds exceptional testimony to Mughal civilization and is one of well-known UNESCO World heritage site of India and has various historical monuments. You will visit the Jama Masjid, followed by the Tomb of Salim Chishti, the five storied Panch Mahal and Buland Darwaza a graceful monument and stupendous piece of beautiful architectures.
Agra the former capital of Hindustan is a city on the banks of the river Yamuna. Agra is a major tourist destination of India and a part of the Golden Triangle Tour along with Delhi and Jaipur. Agra also known as Akbarabad went through its peak during the time of Mughals and was the capital of under the Mughal rulers Akbar, Jahangir and Shahjehan. Overnight at hotel.
This morning during the visit of Agra, you will be taken to Taj Mahal, one of the wonders of the world. This beautiful building is elegantly built with white marble by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan between the years 1631 to 1648 and it was built in the memory of his favorite beloved Queen Mumtaz Mahal. Standing majestically on banks of Yamuna River, this breathtaking, immensely beautiful monument is a synonymous to romance and love.
Your next stop Agra Fort is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and known for its architectural structure and was built in the 16th century during the Mughal Empire. This place comprises of several fairy-tale palaces like Khas Mahal and Jahangir Palace. Over here you will also get a chance to see Diwan-e-Aam and Diwan-e-Khas, which are also known as private audience hall and public audience hall. Agra is famous for inlaid marble work and handicrafts. TAJ MAHAL IS CLOSED ON FRIDAYS.
You will be transferred by road to Delhi. Overnight at hotel.
Finally the day of your departure. Depending on your flight schedule, we would drive you to the airport and help you board your return flight. Bid goodbye to the capital city and we will wait to welcome you back again.
End of 14 Days Rajasthan Vacation Package
NOTE - Check In time is 14:00 Hours & Check Out time is 12:00 Hours at all hotels
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