LUXURY RAJASTHAN TOUR: TAJ & HERITAGE HOTELS
Tread in the footsteps of Maharajas and conquerors; revel in the luxury of the world’s best hotels in Rajasthan.
Experience India's treasures, including the romantic Taj Mahal; blue city of India - Jodhpur, romantic sun set at Sam Sand dunes in Jaisalmer, boat cruise at lake pichola Udaipur and pink city of Rajasthan -Jaipur.
Sightseeing and local guides.
Breakfast & room inclusive of taxes.
Hotels 5 star category mixture of boutique and heritage hotels.
Transportation by Aircon car.
Evening dance performance at Agra.
Camel ride at Jaisalmer
Romantic sunset cruise at lake pichola - Udaipur
Elephant ride to Amber Fort - Jaipur
Spice market tour of Jodhpur
All the entrance fee to the monuments.
Expect some culture shock. You'll be exposed to signs of poverty and access to services may be sporadic. The food will be quite different to home and English speakers harder to find. Respecting the local culture will make it easier to fit in and really experience the location.
DAY TO DAY ITINERARY:
Day 01 :- Arrive Delhi.
Mysterious eternity – Imperial past and pulsating present! India’s capital Delhi, a product of over 5000 yrs history, houses 2 World Heritage sites and the finest museums. Shops offer traditional and contemporary handicrafts. Its plethora of fine dining restaurants and a throbbing nightlife add zest to this historical city.Overnight Delhi.
Day 02 :- Delhi - Udaipur (Fly)
Transfer to airport to board flight for Udaipur. The inimitable Lake city! Unlike its desert counterparts, Udaipur is situated in the forested hilly region of the Aravalli Ranges; in complete contrast to the arid deserts of Marwar in the northwest. Tucked away in the midst of hills, the city is an impregnable citadel, with an impressive royal lineage stretching back 26 generations. A do-or-die attitude and a fierce sense of independence characterise Udaipur. Overnight Udaipur.
Day 03 :- Udaipur
Morning tour of Udaipur. Visit the city palace, Jagdish Temple, drive around Fatehsagar Lake, Sahelion ki bari and Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir. Afternoon free. Overnight Udaipur.
Day 04 :- Udaipur - Ranakpur - Jodhpur
Morning drive to Jodhpur visiting Ranakpur Temples en-route. Ranakpur - 98 kms from Udaipur, the Jain Temples built in the 15th century are situated in the lovely valley of the Aravali. Its surrounding is quiet and picturesque. Ranakpur has grand structures and beautiful sculpture. There are 1444 pillars in the temple and none of them are similar. The magic of light & shade is really awe inspiring. Surya Temple and other Jain Temples are side attractions. Overnight Jodhpur.
Day 05 :- Jodhpur - Jaisalmer
Drive to Jaisalmer. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight Jaisalmer.
Day 06 :- Jaisalmer
Morning visit Jaisalmer. Visit the Fort, bazars and the old mansions known as “havelis“. People still live in these ancient buildings dating from 12th to 15th century. Every house has exquisite carvings and filigreed work. Overnight Jaisalmer.
Day 07 :- Jaisalmer - Jodhpur
Drive to Jodhpur. Afternoon visit the Meharangarh Fort, situated on a low sandstone Hill, including Moti-Mahal and Phool Mahal. Also visit Jaswant Thada, an imposing Marble Memorial built in 1899 and the museum located in the Umaid Public Gardens Overnight Jodhpur.
Day 08 :- Jodhpur - Pushkar
Drive to Pushkar. In Pushkar, visit the holy Lake and also the famous Brahma Temple. Pushkar is one of the holiest places for Hindus. Overnight Pushkar.
Day 09 :- Pushkar - Jaipur
Morning drive to Jaipur. Afternoon tour of Jaipur. Jaipur - the capital of Rajasthan was given a colour coat of pink a century ago in honour of a visiting Prince. Built by Maharaja Jai Singh, the notable astronomer, this city is 260 years old. Visit Maharaja's City Palace & the Observatory. Drive past Hawa Mahal & through the pink rose residential & business areas. Overnight Jaipur.
Day 10 :- Jaipur
Morning visit Amber Fort was the ancient capital of the State. Visit the Sheesh Mahal or the Hall of Victory glittering with mirrors. Ascend the Fort on Elephant back. Morning visit Amber Fort was the ancient capital of the State. Visit the Sheesh Mahal or the Hall of Victory glittering with mirrors. Afternoon free. Overnight Jaipur.
Day 11 :- Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra Via Abhaneri Step Well
Unravel the sheer charm of white marble! Layers of history are peeled away to reveal an amazing tapestry of life, for hiding behind the heat and chaos is a stunning monument etched in cool white marble…the wonder that is called the Taj Mahal; a World Heritage site, an architectural marvel and a testimony of undying love. Drive to Agra visiting Fatehpur Sikri en-route. Fatehpur Sikri is 40 kms from Agra and built by Emperor Akbar in 1569 and abandoned after 15 years due to scarcity of water. See the graceful buildings including the Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chisti, Panch Mahal and other Palaces. Overnight Agra.
Day 12 :- Agra
Morning visit the world famous Taj Mahal built by the Moghul Emperor Shahjehan in 1630 for his Queen Mumtaz Mahal to enshrine her mortal remains. Later visit the Agra Fort containing the the Halls of Public and Private Audience. TAJ MAHAL IS CLOSED ON FRIDAY. Afternoon free. Overnight Agra.
Day 13 :- Agra - Delhi
Drive to Delhi airport in time for return flight. No hotel.
This itinerary is correct at the time of issue and in good faith but is liable to change at any time or place for any reason.
Note: Taj Mahal is closed on Fridays
From USD 5890 Per Person
Validity: 1st April. Until 30th Sept., each year.
SUGGESTED HOTELS ( 5 star Deluxe)
DELHI Taj Palace
UDAIPUR Taj Lake Palace
JODHPUR Taj Umaid Bhawan Palace
JAISALMER Surya Garh
PUSHKAR Ananta Resorts and Spa
JAIPUR Taj Rambagh
AGRA Oberoi Amar Vilas
International flights and travel insurance is not included in the published cost.
Group departure for next year April 2021 & 22
Minimum Group Strength: 8
Maximum Group Strength: 14
* This group will be personally escorted by
Mr. Peter Hosie.