This senior citizen special tour has been specifically designed by our tour experts for senior citizens so that they can inquire into the royalty prevalent in Rajasthan at a slow-going pace. This tour includes visits to several famous cities of the state, where the oldsters can get to know a lot about the cast history and vibrant culture of the princely state.
It is important to note that since the tour is for senior citizens, all special arrangements have been taken care of. The facilities that you can avail during the tour include:
Rajasthan is the cultural destination rich in history, customs and traditions. The retirees can explore it all by opting for the Rajasthan Tour for Senior Citizens, which will let you travel across the most famous cities of the state like Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Ranakpur and Jaisalmer. Moreover, you will also be visiting the tourist spots of Delhi and Agra during this tour. In short, it is an exciting tour package which will allow you to taste the lip-smacking dishes and enjoy the folk performances in Rajasthan.
Delhi, the national capital is an exquisite agglomerate of ancient and modern. The city holds great historical significance and is also the cultural and political hub of the country. The city is mostly referred to as the “city of cities”. It is well-suited to please all - foodies, history buffs, party lovers, etc. Old Delhi portrays the Mughal influences through the centuries-old monuments and bustling streets of Chandni Chowk, which can be really appealing to the old people. You will be exploring the historic monuments in Delhi, out of which three are the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. On the other hand, New Delhi is replete with the British style of architecture, which is manifested from the government secretarial buildings. Moreover, one can shop from shopping complexes and enjoy the luring nightlife of the metropolitan city in New Delhi. All these destinations are perfect to amuse the oldsters.
Agra, the city of Taj is the most popular one among tourists. This ancient city of Uttar Pradesh is famous all over the world due to being home to Taj Mahal, the pride of India. Tourists from all over the world throng the city to admire the beauty of the 17th-century architectural masterpiece, i.e. Taj Mahal. But that’s not the only charm of the city. The city shelters several other tourist spots. In brief, the city is full of history and each and every nook is worth visiting. In Agra, you can feast your taste buds with Petha, a dessert prepared from the ash gourd. You will also be visiting the nearby walled city of Fatehpur Sikri, which is popular due to its awe-inspiring architecture.
Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan, the largest state of India. A visit to Rajasthan is absolutely incomplete without having a look at the magnificent forts and majestic palaces in Jaipur. The city is known by the name of Pink City as it was painted in pink hues to welcome the Prince of Wales, who visited the city in 1856. If you are a shopping freak, you will definitely love shopping for handicrafts, traditional clothes, carpets, etc. from the busy markets of Jaipur.
The Golden City of India, i.e. Jaisalmer is also worth a visit. In this city, you will pay a visit to the oldest fort in the country as well as other majestic palaces. All these sites are equally splendid in terms of architecture and artwork. It is a desert town blessed with golden sand dunes and an abundance of camels. You can also visit the ancient Jain Temples during your stay in the town.
Jodhpur, the Blue City or the Sun City is named after the founder Rao Jodha. Jodhpur is home to the largest fort in India. Famous for its thick walls, Mehrangarh Fort is located at a high altitude. Phool Mahal and Moti Mahal are some of the popular attractions of the fort. The city is identified as the Blue City due to its houses and walls being blue. It receives a lot of tourists from all over the world due to its scenic landscapes and refined architecture.
You will also visit Udaipur, mostly known as the City Lakes or the Venice of the East. This city holds great historical significance. The city has various places to amuse you, which portray the exquisite architectural patterns. The retired people would surely enjoy visiting places like the crystal gallery, Sahelion ki Bari , City palace or just cruise around in the Lake Pichola.
Another scenic town is Ranakpur located amidst the Aravali Ranges in Rajasthan. The place is one-of-its-kind in Rajasthan due to spouting streams and lush green surroundings. It is an important pilgrimage site for the Jains. Visiting this place will definitely leave you awestruck as well as relieved.
Think out this tour package for your elderly parents and let them have a merry time in India.
On arrival in Delhi, our representative will take you to the hotel where you will have some rest. Afterwards, you can spend the day as per your wishes. Overnight stay in the hotel.
Your tour commences with a visit to the Raj Ghat. After that, you will be driven past the Red Fort and the largest mosque, the Jama Masjid. If you find it comfortable, you can enjoy a rickshaw ride in Chandni Chowk. Get back to your hotel for some rest. Overnight stay in the hotel.
After having breakfast, you will visit the Qutub Minar, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Then you will visit the Humayun's Tomb. You will also visit the India Gate. You will then be driven past the President's House, Parliament House and other Government Secretarial Buildings, the day's last stop will be Lakshmi Narayan Temple. Overnight stay in Delhi.
After breakfast, you will catch a flight from the Delhi airport to Jodhpur. On your arrival in Jodhpur, you will be transferred by road to Jaisalmer in the Thar Desert. You can explore the city as per your wishes. The transport within the city limits is at your disposal. Overnight stay in Jaisalmer.
After having breakfast, you will visit the Jaisalmer Fort. Then you will visit some Havelis: Salim Ji Ki Haveli ( mansion) and Patwon ki Haveli ( mansion). In the afternoon, you can visit the bazaars or the Jain Temples. The transport is at your disposal within the city limits. Overnight stay in the hotel.
On this morning, you will have breakfast in the hotel and will leave for Jodhpur (also known as the Sun City or the Blue City). On arrival at Jodhpur, you will check in at the hotel. You can spend the rest of the day as per your wish. Overnight stay in Jodhpur.
After breakfast, you will be taken to Mehrangarh Fort. The fort contains Moti Mahal, Phool Mahal, etc. You will then visit Jaswant Thada and Umaid Bhawan Palace, which includes the Government Museum. You can further take a stroll around the city according to your interests. The transport is at your disposal within the city limits. Overnight stay in the hotel.
In the morning, you will enjoy breakfast and check-out from the hotel. Then you will depart for Udaipur. On the way, 98 km from Udaipur, you will stop over in Ranakpur to visit the 15th-century Jain Temples. You can also pay a visit to the Surya Temple. Then you will continue your journey to Udaipur, also known as the City of Lakes or the Venice of the East. Check in at the hotel on arrival. Overnight stay in Udaipur.
After breakfast, you will start the city tour by visiting the City Palace. Your next stop will be the Jagdish Temple. Afterwards, you will be driven past the Fatehsagar Lake. You will also stop at Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir Museum Your final point will be Sahelion ki Bari. The rest of the day can be spent as you like. The transport is at your disposal within the city limits. Overnight stay in the hotel.
Have breakfast and check-out from the hotel. You will start your journey to Jaipur (also known as the Pink City). In Jaipur, you will be transferred to the hotel, where you can relax. The day is at leisure. Overnight stay in Jaipur.
After breakfast, you will be driven to the City Palace and Jantar Mantar. You will also stop at the Hawa Mahal ( the Palace of Wind). Then you will be passing through the garden as well as business centers in Jaipur. You can shop for souvenirs from the local markets in Jaipur. The transport service is at your disposal within city limits. Overnight stay in the hotel.
After having breakfast, you will check-out from the hotel and will be transferred to Agra en route stopping over in Fatehpur Sikri. You will visit the Jama Masjid, followed by the Tomb of Salim Chishti, the five-storied Panch Mahal and Buland Darwaza. You will also visit other sites like Ibadat Khana, Mariam-uz-Zamani's Castle, Naubat Khana and Birbal's House. Then you will depart for Agra. Check in at the hotel on arrival at Agra. Overnight stay in Agra.
After having breakfast, you will start the city tour. You will visit the Taj Mahal. Your next stop will be the Agra Fort. Here, you will view Diwan-e-Aam and Diwan-e-Khas halls. You can explore the city during the rest of the day as per your wishes. Overnight stay in the hotel.
Note Taj Mahal remains closed on Friday
After having breakfast, you will check-out from the hotel and we will drive you to the airport in time for your return flight . You will be dropped at Delhi airport to catch a flight for your further journey. It is important to take notice of the fact that there will be no accommodation in Delhi on the last day.
End of the Rajasthan Tour for Senior Citizens