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Being the land of Maharajas and Royalty, Rajasthan is a real gem in the Indian subcontinent. With an extraordinary wealth of heritage, history and culture, Rajasthan is an experience like no other. The state is home to innumerable palaces, forts and monuments. If you are a history or architecture buff, Rajasthan is a place which will leave you with memories to cherish for life. Rajasthan is also known as land of Rajputs as the word 'Rajput' translates to 'son of rulers' which came into existence during the 8th and founded their kingdom.
Delhi is the capital of India and is an incredible city to explore. Rich in heritage, architecture and food, Delhi will be a wonder to behold for travelers and explorers. Experience the food of Delhi which ranges from authentic Mughlai food to Continental, delivering every cuisine at excellent qualities.
Samode is one of the most picturesque towns which is located forty kilometres away from Jaipur. Peppered with magnificent Havelis and quaint shops, Samode is a beautiful destination to begin your Heritage trip to Rajasthan.
Nawalgarh is famous for its intricate frescoes and havelis. It is considered to be the Golden City of Rajasthan. Legend tells that when Marwaris would set off to cosmopolitans such as Calcutta and Bombay, they would send back money to Nawalgarh as their businesses would start to flourish. The more successful they became, they began sending artists to Nawalgarh to construct ornate palaces and Havelis to show off their wealth.
The beautiful town of Mandawa was fortified by dominant merchantmen in the eighteenth century and is known for its gorgeous forts and havelis. In the bygone era, Mandawa used to be one of the prime cultural and social hotspots. Wealthy businessmen coloured the many havelis which dots the landscape and painted the walls to add to the architectural extravaganza.
Surrounded by the Thar Desert, Bikaner is known mainly for the Junagarh Fort which dates back to the sixteenth century. It is a massive complex peppered with decorated walls and hallways. Bikaner is a cultural paradise. With camels resting on majestic sand dunes, the sheer rustic charm of the place is bound to captivate your imagination.
Jaisalmer is one of the most visited tourist spots in the country and is located towards the northwestern state of Rajasthan. The Fort of Jaisalmer is a breathtaking sight to behold and is bound to leave one awestruck. With golden settlements under crisp blue skies, this charming desert will leave you spellbound.
Jodhpur is known as the Blue City due to its landscape being peppered with several houses and havelis painted in shades of blue. With the massive and muscular Mehrangarh Fort sitting atop a hill with the city peppered all around as one goes down, the sight is incomparable. Explore this extraordinary city and take in the beautiful vibe which Jodhpur has to offer.
Ghanerao is a village in Rajasthan which was initially part of the Mewar district. The place consists of majestic forts and beautiful sanctuaries. The Kumbhalgarh Fort is an architectural marvel and is bound to leave one in awe.
The small and quaint town of Ranakpur provides one a unique spectacle of lush greenery along with gushing streams, a natural feature which is unusual to encounter in the lands of Rajasthan. The fantastic architecture of Jain temples at Ranakpur has no parallel.
Udaipur or the City of Lakes is one of the most regal and romantic cities which you will get to explore. Peppered with ornate palaces and serene lakes and all situated in the lap of hills, Udaipur is a picturesque city to explore.
Deogarh is one of the most impressive and magnificent towns to visit during your trip. Peppered with exquisite Mahals and beautiful architectural wonders, Deogarh has a lot to offer.
Jaipur is one of Rajasthan's most visited cities and is truly majestic. Being an amazing blend of heritage and modernisation, Jaipur has a lot for the traveler to witness, experience and explore.
Kanota is a village located close to Jaipur and is beautiful. The Kanota Fort is an exceptional historical landmark to explore, and the Kanota Dam is one of the most serene and beautiful places to witness.
At the end of Heritage Trip to Rajasthan , you will visit Agra which is home to the Taj Mahal and nearby Fatehpur Sikri. The sheer amount of heritage and architectural wonders which one can explore is nothing short of colossal.
Upon arriving at the airport, you will be escorted to your hotel for a hearty meal. After freshening up, you are taken for sightseeing at places such as Old Delhi, India Gate and Qutub Minar. Later, return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
After breakfast, you are driven to Samode. Explore the village life of Samode and visit Samode Palace. Stay overnight at this charming Palace.
After enjoying breakfast, you are driven to Nawalgarh and check into your hotel. At Nawalgarh, you get to explore Havelis, colossal Forts and colourful markets. Enjoy an overnight stay at the hotel in Nawalgarh.
After enjoying a hearty breakfast at Nawalgarh, you are driven off to Mandawa. You are escorted to the hotel, and then you explore the village of Mandawa and interact with potters. Get to visit Old Havelis such as Murmuria Haveli and Jhunjhunwala Haveli. Come back to the hotel for a relaxing overnight stay.
After a filling breakfast, you are driven to Bikaner. After being escorted into your hotel, you set off to explore Lal Garh Palace complex, Junagarh Fort and Prachin Museum. Spend the night at the hotel in Bikaner.
After breakfast, take a tour of Bikaner by visiting the Bhandasar Jain Temple - The 16th-century Jain temple. Then you will head towards the National Research Centre on Camels. There you will have a unique experience of seeing camels of different breeds and have a chance to take a ride on them. Overnight stay at hotel.
Enjoy breakfast. Then you will leave for Jaisalmer. On your way, you will stop at the GAJNER WILDLIFE SANCTUARY. It is the home to the nilgai, chinkara, blackbuck, wild boar, flocks of imperial sand grouse and many other species of migratory birds. Then you will be driven off to Jaisalmer. You will be escorted to your hotel in Jaisalmer and then driven to the Jaisalmer Fort and Raj Mahal Fort. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
After breakfast, you will spend the day sightseeing in the beautiful city of Jaisalmer.Visit Jaisalmer Fort - built on the highest point of the Tricuta hill.You will then head towards exploring themajestic Patron Ki Haveli and Salim Singh-Ki-Haveli. Then you will visit the Sam sand dunes of Jaisalmer, where you will witness the heritage and culture of Rajasthan. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Post breakfast, you are driven to Jodhpur. After checking into the hotel, set off to explore Mehrangarh Fort and the Blue City. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Post breakfast, you are driven to Ghanerao. Upon reaching, you are escorted to the hotel, and then you set off to explore the local markets and impressive Kumbhalgarh Fort. Enjoy an evening exploring the village and stay at the hotel in Ghanero.
Post breakfast, you are driven to Ranakpur. Upon reaching, you are taken to the hotel. There onwards, you set off to explore the famous Jain Temples and the Ranakpur Dam. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Post breakfast, you are driven to Udaipur. Arrive, and you are escorted to the hotel. Set off on a tour of the City Palace and Jagdish Temple. Enjoy an overnight stay at the hotel in Udaipur.
You are driven off to Deogarh after enjoying a hearty breakfast. Once reached, you will be escorted to your hotel. Set off to explore the Deogarh Mahal and Dashavatar Temple. Come back to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Post your breakfast, be driven to Pink city of Jaipur. Check-in your hotel for some rest before you set off to explore Amer Fort and Jaigarh Fort. Return to the hotel in Jaipur for a relaxing overnight stay.
After breakfast, Rajput Heritage Package tour of Rajasthanwill further take you to new exploration of Jaipur city including City Palace of Jaipur and Hawa Mahal. Later part of the day visit the Jantar Mantar. It is an astronomical observation site built in the early 18th century. Here you will also see the world's largest stone sundial. Spend your evening at the famous Johari bazaar and shops around Hawal Mahal. Return to the hotel in Jaipur for a relaxing overnight stay.
After breakfast, you are driven off to Kanota, where you will be escorted to your hotel. Explore the fort and village life at Kanota. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Post breakfast, you are driven off to your hotel in Agra. Set off to explore Fatehpur Sikri and Taj Mahal. In the evening, return to your hotel in Agra for an overnight stay.
Post breakfast, you to the airport in Delhi. Here this memorable journey comes to an end.
The Heritage Trip to Rajasthan is an offbeat program which is nothing short of a magical experience. It will give you an opportunity to cover a significant portion of the country which is brimming with heritage, history, arts and culture.