13 Days |
If you want to witness the royal heritage of India, then you should take a trip to Rajasthan. It is best known for its majestic palaces, forts and monuments. Its rich heritage and vibrant culture attract and interest tourists from all parts of the world. The astonishing architecture and majestic forts add to the physical beauty of the state and the varied, colourful fairs and festivals hosted here are known for their uniqueness and captivates a large number of tourists from overseas every year, such as the Pushkar Fair. For a 13-day Rajasthan Cycling tour, the various places included in the list are Udaipur, Kumbhalgarh, Bera, Jodhpur and others. All these places offer an amazing view of stunning architecture and a ravishing experience of cultures and customs.
With a Rajasthan Cycling tour, witness beautiful colours of the country and be absorbed in the daily hustle and bustle. Be amazed at the history lurking through corners and also witness the contrasting modernity of the land. Explore the country in the balmy morning light and cycle past forts, palaces, kothis, rivers, lakes and a lot more. Hike and cycle to the hills and enjoy a bird’s eye view of the entire village pr the city and enjoy the silence. Be a part of the life of the villages and cities of Rajasthan and take home beautiful memories.
Cycling in the terrains of Jodhpur
A visit to the famous Bramha temple (the temple of the creator) in Pushkar
A visit to Taj Mahal - One of the seven wonders of the World
Upon your arrival in Delhi, our representatives will greet you and will take you to your hotel where you will be briefed about the trip. You can enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure by taking a walk in the vicinity of the hotel or spend some quality time in a nearby cafe. Dinner and overnight stay at the Hotel.
On the second day, you get to explore the streets of Delhi and will be sightseeing around the city. Delhi, being the capital city of India from ancient times, maintains the architectural and cultural history of more than a thousand years. Delhi offers a wide variety of North Indian food and preserves its authenticity by adding a modern touch to it. You will witness breath-taking views of fort ramparts and magnificent tombs followed by a walk to Old Delhi, the Spice Market, the lanes of Chandni Chowk and Chawri Bazaar. You can also take a joyful cycle-rikshaw ride in the city.
After splendid sightseeing in Delhi, you will be assisted by our representative for a flight to Udaipur.Post your arrival at Udaipur and you will check-in at the hotel. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Today you will be exploring the city of Udaipur. The city was established in the 16th century amidst Aravalli ranges and is known for spectacular lakes. Also known as ‘the city of lakes’ and ‘Venice of East’, Udaipur offers astonishing scenic beauty. You would be having a delicious lunch at a restaurant in Udaipur. You will go for a cycling tour of the beautiful city in the evening and head back to the hotel in the late evening followed by dinner. Post dinner, you can rest for the night.
On Day 4, you will be heading to Kumbhalgarh after a delicious breakfast. The journey begins from Iswal, filled with beautiful terrains and slopes. The fields, green pastures and villages on the way makes it very beautiful scenery. Upon reaching Kumbhalgarh, you will visit a spectacular fort that is an architectural marvel. It has many fields and wells that are known for its self-sustaining model. The 36 km wall around this fort is the second largest wall in the world. Later, you will have an appetizing lunch at Kumbhalgarh, post which you will be transferred to the Hotel by evening. Dinner at the hotel and get some rest.
Breakfast in the morning. Followed by it, you will start cycling to reach Bera. The ‘Godwad’ region boasts of its beautiful terrains. The solid rock caves and rocky-mountains of this region make it a perfect habitat for leopards. We will halt at Ranakpur for lunch, and then will proceed to visit the famous Jain temple and drive to Bera. Upon reaching Bera, you will enjoy a delicious lunch at the Godwad Leopard Safari Camp and rest for the afternoon. After a pleasant evening in the camp, you will be going on a Jeep Safari for leopard sighting into the wild, for the night followed by dinner at the hotel and then you can rest for the night.
After an early morning scrumptious breakfast, you will be heading for Jodhpur, and the terrain will change dramatically from hills to plains. You would be cycling from the camp to a small village called Nadol through less-travelled roads. The route is full of beautiful shepherd villages and granite mountains. We will then take you to MehrangarhFort and the old city for sightseeing. Amidst the tour, you will rejoice a delicious lunch at a restaurant in Jodhpur. Apart from the grand monuments and architecture, super colourful culture and the people add to its beauty. Check-in at the hotel in the evening. You can enjoy a scrumptious dinner at the hotel and rest for the night.
On Day 7, you will be headed to Chandelao, a village near Jodhpur. You will have a pleasant cycling experience by the time you reach the village, amidst the parched country soil. Accommodation will be provided in a small fortress that the village boasts of which is now a hotel. To understand the village life in Rajasthan, you will be interacting with the people through a village tour. You can enjoy the lunch and dinner at the hotel.
After a sumptuous breakfast, we resume the cycling tour and cycle from Chandelao fort Khejarla fort.You can enjoy your afternoon meal at the Kejarla Fort followed by a drive to Pushkar. This city is considered to be a holy city for Hindus.The famous Bramha temple and many ghats where pilgrims bathe add to the beauty of Pushkar. The Pushkar lake is said to be a sacred lake and is known to exist since the 4th century BC. Check-in at the hotel, followed by dinner and rest.
After breakfast, we proceed to Jaipur.The beautiful route from Pushkar to Rupangarh will be covered by cycling. The roads are quiet with less or no traffic and an amazing countryside view. Packed lunch will be arranged, while you are driven from Rupangarh to Jaipur. The journey would be completed by evening, and you can rest for the remaining day. Dinner would be at the hotel.
Today, you will be going for an early morning cycle ride to the old city of Jaipur. The city has less traffic in the early morning hours. The streets and layouts are symmetrical, and this is the first planned city of India. Be amazed by the spectacular colours while cycling around the city in the morning. Return to the hotel for rest and lunch, to be proceeded by a sightseeing tour. You will enjoy an appetizing lunch at a restaurant in the pink city. The diversified cultural practices and traditions will amaze you. The forts and the colourful city palace, Jantar Mantar indicate the evolution of medieval cultures in the imperial era. Proceed to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Today after an early breakfast, you will be headed for Agra. On your way, you will explore ‘Chand Baori’ a stepwell located in Abhaneri, which is 1200 years old with a depth of 100 ft. over 13 storeys and 3500 steps. This well depicts a clear picture of water conservation methods of the ancient times and stands as a tourist attraction till date. You will arrive in Agra in the afternoon. You will be heading for the sightseeing post-lunch. Besides Taj Mahal, Agra is known for leather products and small artisans. Lunch will be arranged at a restaurant in Agra. Dinner will be available at the hotel.
You will have a delicious breakfast and leave for Taj Mahal. It is an architectural wonder built by Shah-Jahan in the 17th century. Situated on the banks of River Yamuna, Taj Mahal was built in the memory of Mumtaz Mahal and is one of the seven wonders of the world. Post the Taj sightseeing, you will leave for Delhi. Check-in at the hotel, followed by dinner.
After breakfast, our travel executive will escort you to the airport.