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Forts & Palaces of Rajasthan Tour

This Rajasthan tour will experience you beautiful structures, enchanting buildings, and stunning architecture along with a culture that's just going to enthrall you. Yes, Rajasthan is one of India's most colorful states, acquainting visitors with the culture of its own, providing an experience of courage and chivalry through its great line of Rajasthan Forts and Palaces. Scattered throughout the country, these palaces and forts have their own charm, each telling a story about their rulers, kingdom and vibrant culture.

 Day 01: Delhi

Arrive in New Delhi national capital of India. Assistance on arrival and transfer to your hotel. Check-in time is 12 noon. Overnight at your hotel.

 Day 02: Delhi Sightseeing

The morning after breakfast, you will enjoy Old Delhi sightseeing.

Having a panoramic view of the Red Fort (outside) and then visiting Jama Masjid, considered the largest in India, Chandni Chowk-a typical Bazaar with narrow lanes and traditional Raj Ghat traders, where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated.

Afternoon sightseeing tour of New Delhi visiting-Qutub Minar, Humayun Tomb, India Gate, Parliament House, and Government Buildings. Stay overnight at your hotel.

 Day 03: Arrive Delhi-Agra by surface (240 kms/5 hrs)

This morning drive to Agra, upon arrival transfer to the hotel. Afternoon city tour of Agra.

AGRA–Home of the world-famous Taj Mahal, best described as "marble poetry" because of its elegance, grace and exquisite craftsmanship.

 Visit Agra Fort, situated opposite the Taj River on the banks of the Yamuna River, which contains a wealth of palaces and monuments reminiscent of the days of Mughal splendor. In the evening during the sunset visit the beautiful Taj Mahal.

Stay overnight at your hotel.

 Day 04: Agra-Fatehpur Sikri-Jaipur by surface (221 kms/5 hrs)

Morning drive to Jaipur by road to Fatehpur Sikri. It is now a deserted city, twenty- miles from Agra, the capital of Akbar, where the Phantoms of ancient pomp and splendor fill a deserted city, silent witnesses of a vanished dream. The capital had to be abandoned by the emperor for a lack of adequate water supplies.

The marble tomb of Sant "Salim Chisti" and the Bulland Darwaza, the highest gateway in the world, are some of the highlights of the city. On arrival in Jaipur, transfer to your Hotel. Overnight at your Hotel.

 Day 05: Jaipur sightseeing 

Morning visits the Amber Palace. It's situated at the top of the hill overlooking the city. The Palace is located on different levels on the hillside and is surrounded by a wall. We can see the most beautiful and largest Sheesh-Mahal built inside. A trip on a painted elephant to climb the hill to the Palace is a thrilling experience for every tourist.

Afternoon sightseeing tour of Jaipur visiting the Maharaja City Palace, the Observatory and the impressive Winds Palace with its elegant façade carved out of pink sandstone. Stay overnight at your hotel.

Day 06: Jaipur-Bikaner by surface (335 kms/07 hrs)

Morning drive to Bikaner by road en-route to visit the countryside of this beautiful land. Bikaner was born in 1486 A.D. Once Rao Bika set out to create a separate kingdom for himself. The color scheme of the lounge was inspired by the opulent coronation rooms of the Anup Mahal and Padam Mahal Fort in red and gold. The royal state crest is built on the valley along with some handicrafts of Rajasthan. Move to your hotel on arrival in Bikaner. Afternoon city sightseeing tours of Bikaner visiting Junagarh Fort, Lallgarh Palace, Temples, Havelis, etc. Stay overnight at your hotel.

 Day 07: Bikaner-Jaisalmer by surface (280 kms/07 hrs)

Morning drive to Jaisalmer by surface to visit its countryside Jaisalmer was founded by Rao Jaisal in 1156 AD, a remote desert town famous for the Jaisalmer Fort, epitomized by Satyajit Ray in the "Shonar Kella" (Golden Fortress), an epic celluloid saga. Stay overnight at your hotel.

 Day 08: Jaisalmer

Morning sightseeing tour of Jaisalmer visiting Jaisalmer Fort built in 1156 AD by Rawal Jaisal, crowns the 80 mt high Trikuta Hill. Approximately a fourth of the population of the old city remains within the walled city. The Havelis or the town mansions are particularly famous for their architecture. The best known Havelis are Patwon-ki-Haveli and Nathmalji-ki-Haveli for their magnificent latticework, Salim Singh ki Haveli, which is as old as 300 years old and still lives in. It has a beautifully arched roof with carved peacock-shaped brackets.

 Visit Gharisar, which once supplied the city with water, temples, and archways built by the courtesan. In the evening, they visit the sand dunes and enjoy the camel ride to feel the rhythm and space of desert life. Here you can see the most beautiful scene during the sunset Take a closer look at photography in sand dunes. Stay overnight at your hotel.

 Day 09: Jaisalmer-Osian-Jodhpur by surface (280 kms/06 hrs)

Morning drive to Jodhpur by road to visit the countryside and the Osain Temple. Famous temple Jain Mahavira and temple Satimata dates back to the 10th and 11th centuries. The 8th century Surya Temple with a conical roof and carved pillars of Durga. On arrival in Jodhpur, check in to your hotel.

Afternoon city sightseeing tour of Jodhpur visiting Meharangarh Fort, at top hill with carved panels and porches, elaborately adorned windows and walls of Moti Mahal, Phool Mahal, Sheesh Mahal, Sileh Khana and Daulat Khana as well as a set of musical instruments, palanquins, royal costumes and cannons on the fort's ramparts and preserved. From here you can enjoy a beautiful view of the blue city of Jodhpur. Then we visit Jaswant Thada, the Royal Cynetopes, built-in white marble, followed by D Bhawan, built in the 20th century, now run as a hotel, part of which is kept as a museum and part as a royal residence. Visit Mandore Garden after D Bhawan. Stay overnight at your hotel.

 Day 10: Jodhpur-Rohet-Jodhpur-Village safari

Morning drive to the point where you meet the jeeps to visit the villages of Bishnoi and witness the simple but colorful life of the Rajasthan's living in the village You will see thatched huts and dwellings and men wearing colorful turbans (Headgear) and women in bright outfits working with their cattle in their homes and fields. You will also see the temples and other places of worship. Rest of the day free for shopping. Overnight at your Hotel.

 Day 11: Jodhpur–Ranakpur-Udaipur by surface (260 kms/07 hrs)

Morning drive to Udaipur by route of Ranakpur, famous for the Jain Temples, which is three and a half hours drive in the lovely Aravalli range northwest of Udaipur. It has a serene place, a large structure, and beautiful sculptures. The intricate carvings on its 200 marble pillars are marble of art and craftsmanship, and no two pillars are the same.

Continue drive to Udaipur, upon arrival at Udaipur and transfer to the hotel. Stay overnight at your hotel.

 Day 12: Udaipur-Delhi by Flight

Morning Udaipur sightseeing tour. This city was founded in 1567 AD by Maharana Udai Singh and was also called the' Lake City' of Rajasthan. It includes the Moti Magri or Pearl Hill, the Jagdish Temple, the statue of the great Veer Maharana Pratap, the Saheliyon-ki-Bari-a garden designed for queens and maids. Then we visit City Palace, with its intricate countryside patios and balconies, and it is considered to be the largest palace in Rajasthan.

 Afternoon transfer to the airport in time to board a flight to Delhi. Where you'll be going to board your flight back home.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Number of days: 12
Included services:
Guide
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation (Hotel/Guesthouse)
Accommodation (Homestay)
Entrance tickets (e.g. museums, parks etc.)
Beverages (non-alcoholic)
Car (with driver)
Fuel, Petrol
Bus/Train tickets
Domestic flight tickets
Not included: International flight ticket. Domestic flight ticket (Udaipur – Delhi) Any meals not mentioned. Tips, any kind of alcoholic drinks, Laundry, Travel insurance, medical emergency or any other expenses which are not mentioned in the above inclusions. Any personal expenses. Any still or video camera fee. Visa fees.
Transport: SUV 4x4
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For a confirmed booking, a deposit of (10%) is required. Deposit is paid by credit card (secure payment via Stripe, no credit card fees). The remaining balance can be paid in cash upon start of the trip - unless Host & Traveler agree on different payment methods.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations can be made free of charge up to 30 days prior to the beginning of the booked service. The deposit (10%) is only refundable if the booking is canceled at least 30 days in advance.