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Undoubtedly, Rajasthan is the most colorful state in India. If you wish to get soaked up in its diversity, you must opt for the Colorful Rajasthan Holiday Tour. This package lets you delve into the rich history and vibrant culture of Rajasthan, the incredible state of India. There are numerous things that you can experience in the state. A few best ones include a sightseeing tour of forts and palaces, visits to art galleries and museums where you can gather a lot of information regarding the lifestyle of might rulers, feasting on local dishes, camel rides, beautiful handicrafts and much more.
Every city in Rajasthan has something unique to attract tourists. Jaipur is the capital city and is world-famous for its pink hues, which you can observe in the buildings and monuments all across the city. Jodhpur is known for humongous Mehrangarh Fort and many other tourist attractions. The blue hoses and blue walls have earned it the title of the blue city. In Jaisalmer, you can enjoy spending time amidst the golden sand dunes, due to which the city is identified as the golden city. Udaipur is the city of lakes, where you can have a look at some of the magnificent palaces as well as enjoy a boat ride in the Lake Pichola. It is fondly known as Venice of the East. Ranakpur and Pushkar are also equally appealing and are known for their religious significance. While Ranakpur is popular for a group of Jain Temples, Pushkar is an important pilgrimage site for Hindus.
Moreover, you get a chance to explore the major tourist spots of Agra and Delhi during the tour. In Agra, you can witness the architectural wonders of the Mughal era. On the other hand, Delhi represents an amalgam of ancient and modern, respectively in the form of Old Delhi and New Delhi. In all, you get to visit several major tourist destinations of India through this tour of 13 days. It will surely be a memorable experience for you as well as you can get to know the culture and history of India.
Your colorful Rajasthan Tour begins from the Capital of India. As you reach Delhi, you will be escorted to your hotel by our attentive representative. The journey first morning will start from Rajghat, which is a memorial constructed for commemorating Mahatma Gandhi, the father of our Nation. Your next destination will be Jama Masjid, which you will reach while passing the Striking Red Fort and the Bristling Chandni Chowk Market. You can even stop at the market and shop for fascinating jewellery pieces and clothes.
In afternoon tour will include historical highlights like Qutub Minar, Humayun tomb and India Gate. Your trip on the first day will conclude with a drive across the Parliament House, President's House and other Government Secretarial Buildings to finally reach the Lakshminarayan temple. You will stay overnight at Delhi.
Highlights: Delhi - Visit Raj Ghat, Jama Masjid, Qutab Minar, Humayun's Tomb, Laxmi Narayan Temple & drive past Red Fort, Chandni Chowk, President House, Parliament. etc.
You would be taken to the airport for your flight to Udaipur, where your stay would be planned at an elegant hotel. For tourists, the Lake Palace hotel, situated smack in the middle of a lake, is like a once in a lifetime opportunity. You can travel anywhere within this city of lakes during the day and come back for the night stay at the hotel.
The next morning, your tour starts from the City Palace, followed by a trip to the one of the largest shrines in Udaipur, called the Indo-Aryan Jagdish Temple. Next will be a drive around the Fatehsagar Lake, followed by a trip to Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir. After this museum visit, you will stop at the Sahelion ki Bari (Queen's resort for her friends). Rest of the day can be spent leisurely, exploring different bazaars of the city. The day will end an overnight stay at the Udaipur hotel.
Highlights: Udaipur - Visit the City Palace, Jagdish Temple, Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir, Sahelion ki Bari & drive around Fatehsagar Lake.
On the next day trip to jodhpur, the stopover will be at Ranakpur famous for its splendid Jain Temples. You can definitely visit the Chamukha temple composed of 1444 different pillars ,and if time permits, the Surya temple and the Jain temple. In the evening you would be taken to Jodhpur, where you will stay overnight.
Highlights: Tour of Ranakpur Temples.
On the fifth day of the tour, you will be driven from Jodhpur to Jaisalmer, Golden City of India. Here you have the option of exploring and camping in the golden sand dunes outside the city or travel inside the city. There you can enjoy the camel safaris and visit the bustling Jaisalmer markets. Your afternoon would be free and you will stay overnight in Jaisalmer.
The first place you will travel in the morning of the sixth day would be the Jaisalmer fort, famously known as the Golden fort or Sonar Quila, since its made of yellow stone. Your next stopovers would be the havelis such as the Salim Ji Ki Haveli and Patwon ki Haveli. Your afternoon can be spent leisurely exploring the bazaars and the famous Jain temples. Your Overnight stay would be at Jaisalmer.
Highlights: Jaisalmer - Visit the Jaisalmer Fort, Salim Ji Ki Haveli & Patwon ki Haveli.
This day, you will be driven in the morning from Jaisalmer to Jodhpur, the second largest city of Rajasthan, also known as the Blue City or Sun City. Your first stop in the afternoon would be at the Mehergarh fort, containing the breathtaking Moti Mahal (the Pearl Palace). Your next visits would be to the Phool Mahal (palace of Flowers), the marble structure Jaswant Thada, the Umaid Public Gardens which house the Government Museum and the Umaid Bhawan Museum. Your overnight stay would be in the the Jodhpur hotel.
Highlights: Jodhpur - visit Meherangarh fort, Jaswant Thada and Umaid Public Gardens
This morning, you will be driven from Jodhpur and taken to Pushkar, which you will reach in the afternoon. Here you will be taken to the renowned Pushkar temple, that is the only Brahma temple in the world. In the temple, you will get a chance to take a holy dip and bathe in the sacred lake. Next you can visit the camel fair and spend the rest of the day the way you want. The transport will be at your disposal, and you can use it to explore the city. The overnight stay would be in Pushkar.
Highlights: Pushkar - visit the Sacred Lake and the Brahma Temple.
On the sixth day of the Luxury Rajasthan Tour, you will be driven from Pushkar and reach Jaipur by late afternoon. There you will get to visit the famous historical monuments like Maharaja City Palace, Jantar Mantar, and Hawa Mahal. The rest of the day, you can explore the Pink rose garden, the business center or shop at the local market for the silk paintings and miniatures. Your overnight stay would be at Jaipur.
On the whole day you can spend as you wish and plan your own itinerary. You can stoll and explore the vibrant and bustling bazaars of Jaipur and come back at the hotel for the over night stay.
Highlights: Jaipur - City Palace, Jantar Mantar & drive past Hawa Mahal.
This day will begin by your tour at the the Amber fort, the initial capital of Jaipur. Completely constructed with red sandstone,you can explore its various architectural marvels like the Sukh Niwas room, the Surajpol gate, the Goddess Sila Devi temple and the Sheesh mahal (Palace of mirrors).the rest of the afternoon you can spend leisurely with your overnight stay at the Jaipur hotel.
Highlights: Jaipur - Visit Amer Fort.
On the eleventh day of the Colorful Rajasthan Tour, youwill start a road trip from Jaipur to Agra, via Fatehpur Sikri, the UNESCO’s world heritage site. After this Mughal marvel, your next destinatinations would be Jama Masjid, the Tomb of Salim Chishti, the five storied Panch Mahal and Buland Darwaza. The rest of the day can be spent exploring the grand monuments like Ibadat Khana, Mariam-uz-Zamani's palace, Naubat Khana and Birbal's house. You can even roam around leisurely anywhere within the city and come back to stay overnight in the Agra hotel.
Highlights: Visit Fatehpur Sikri.
On this day, you will tour Agra, which is also a part of the Golden Triangle tourist circuit along with Delhi and Jaipur. R first destination would be Taj Mahal, one of the seven wonders of the world. After visiting this marble beauty, you will be driven to another UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Agra Fort. Here you will be able to explore the different fairy tale buildings like Khas Mahal, Jahangir Palace and the Mughal era highlights like the Diwan-e-Aam and Diwan-e-Khas.your overnight stay would be in Agra.
Highlights: Agra – Visit Taj Mahal & Agra Fort.
On the last day of the tour, you will be driven to the Delhi airport for your return flight. Since most of the flights would depart after midnight, an accommodation in Delhi would not be provided.
End of The Colorful Rajasthan Tour.