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Rajasthan Forts & Palaces Tour

Delhi - Mandawa - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Manvar - Jodhpur - Udaipur - Bijaipur
Bundi - Pushkar - Jaipur - Ranthambhor - Agra - Delhi
19 Nights - 20 Days
 
01 Day: Arrival Delhi
Assistance on arrival at Delhi International airport, on arrival you will be met by our representative and transferred to the hotel, where we will be holding the rooms on ready occupancy basis. Relax and overnight at hotel.
02 Day: Delhi
After breakfast take sightseeing tour of historic city visiting Old Delhi to see magnificent Red Fort, The Jama Masjid, India`s largest mosque, Rajghat - memorial of Mahatma Gandhi & a Rickshaw ride past through the silver street in Chandani Chowk, Later New Delhi to include Rashtrapati Bhawan, one-time imperial residence of the British viceroys; the India Gate, a memorial raised in honour of the Indian soldiers martyred during the Afghan war; the Laxmi Narayan Temple, built by the Birlas, one of India’s leading industrial families; Humayun’s Tomb, lotus shaped Bhai’s Temple , Qutab Minar , built by Qutub-ud-din Aibek of the Slave Dynasty; in the evening you can visit to see light an sound show at Red fort. Return to the hotel for overnight at Delhi Hotel.
03 Day: Delhi – Mandawa (275 kms - 6 hours)
Morning checkout and drive to Mandawa, traditional welcome on arrival transfer to the Hotel. Rest of the day visit compact little town of Shekhavati region comprising of Forts and Havelis of beautiful frescoes. While touring this town a painted arched gateway adorned with Lord Krishna and his cows leads to the bustling bazaar. Evenings there is a special program of music and dance performed by local artists. Participate in the dance and feel the life of the people and their hospitality. Enjoy fold dance and music in with traditional dinner. Overnight at Mandawa.
04 Day: Mandawa – Bikaner (185 kms - 4 hours)
After breakfast visit the Shekhavati region an important town of the years gone by, to see number of remarkable Havelis and Castles in the nearby towns of Nawalgarh and Laxmangarh. These havelis are museums in themselves, numerous havelis built by the rich merchants as their residence in 18th and 19th century. After lunch, drive to Bikaner on arrival transfer to hotel. Evening is free to relax. Overnight at hotel.
05 Day: Bikaner
Morning take a sight seeing tour of Bikaner covering Junagarh Fort – constructed between 1588 and 1593 by Raja Rai Singh, fort has a 986 meter long wall with 37 bastions & two entrances, Bandh Sagar Temple – The 16th century Jain temple, is the most important of this temple complex, Camel Breeding Farm – a unique experience where you can ride on a camel & have perhaps the first taste of camel’s milk. Later in the evening take an excursion tour to Deshnok Temple situated in semi desert village at a distance of 30 kms, this place is famous for Karnimata Temple where you will see thousands of rats roaming freely in the temple complex and are held sacred. If one sees white rat in the temple complex, than it is believed to be very lucky. Enjoy sunset from here over the small dunes & drive back to Bikaner for overnight.
06 Day: Bikaner –Jaisalmer (330 kms – 7 hours)
Morning checkout and drive to Jaisalmer, enroute take an offbeat track to see Gajner Lake & Palace surrounded by Gajner wild life sanctuary. Later proceed to Jaisalmer, arrive and check into hotel. Afternoon is free to relax or enjoy the city atmosphere. Evening visit Gadisar Lake, Overnight at hotel.
07 Day: Jaisalmer
Morning take a sight seeing tour of Jaisalmer visiting The Golden Fort of 99 Bastions, Manek Chowk, Patwon Ki Haveli and Salim Singh Haveli (the old Mansions with lattice work done on the walls). After lunch drive to Sam Sand Dunes. Enroute visit Bada Baugh to see the royal cenotaphs, ancient Jain Temple Lodurwa and proceed to Sam Sand Dunes, arrive Kanoi – 3kms before Sam Sand Dunes and transfer on camels, enjoy camel ride till sunset over the dunes and drive back to Jaisalmer for overnight
08 Day: Jaisalmer – Manvar (170 kms – 3 hours)
Morning checkout and drive to Manvar, a village which falls under Shergarh Taluka and Shergarh Taluka known for its highest sand dunes in the Thar Desert. On arrival transfer to resort, after refreshment and relax, take a desert safari on camel, till Manvar Camp Site, enjoy exotic and adventurous camel safari and reach the campsite in between the sand dunes by sunset. Transfer to Swiss Tents, which is equipped with all basic amenities including attached English toilets. This place has a tented restaurant on the campsite itself. Enjoy folk dance and music under the star lit sky while enjoying theme dinner. Overnight at the Desert Resort
09 Day: Manvar – Jodhpur (110 kms – 2 ½  hours)
Early morning one can take camel safari at the time of sun rise, later checkout and drive to Jodhpur, on arrival transfer to hotel. Day free to relax till 1500 hrs, later visit Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada and Umaid Bhawan Palace. Evening visit Balsamand Lake and Palace, overnight at the hotel.
10 Day: Jodhpur- Udaipur (276 kms,  5- 6  hours)
Morning checkout and drive to Udaipur, enroute visit the 12th Century Temples of Ranakpur which stands on 1444 carved pillars each, carved differently from others, proceed to Kumbhalgarh Fort enroute to Udaipur. Kumbhalgarh Fort is known for its longest wall of 36 kms surrounding the fort with 360 inbuilt temples in the wall, some of the temple now leis in the state of ruin. Proceed to Udaipur, on arrival transfer to hotel. Evening is free to relax, overnight at the hotel.
11 Day: Udaipur
After breakfast take a sightseeing tour of Udaipur visiting City Palace Complex visit Durbar Hall, Crystal Gallery, Palace Museum and Jagdish Temple. City Palace is considered as the largest palace complex in Rajasthan. Later visit Saheli Ki Bari that is a small ornamental garden built in the honour of Royal Ladies for recreational purpose and visit Lok Kala Mandal & Shilpgram to see the village arts & crafts. Followed by visit to Eklingji & Nagda Temples – built in white marble with a double storied porch on the bank of Lake Bageela – 22 kms from Udaipur. Overnight at Udaipur.
12 Day: Udaipur – Bijaipur (150 kms – 3 hours)
After breakfast drive to Bijaipur enroute visit one of the finest forts of Asia; Chittaurgarh Fort comprising of Man Palace, Padmini Palace, and Towers of Peace and Victory, you will be driving on this fort to cover all this places. One can have good lunch at Pratap Palace in Chittaurgarh and proceed to Bijaipur. On arrival transfer to Castle Bijaipur which is a 16 Century Castle owned & run by descendants of Maharana Pratap. Later in the day visit Lotus Lake & take a jeep drive into the tribal villages of Bijaipur to see the tribal lifestyle. Enjoy folk dance & music while you dine at the courtyard of the hotel, overnight in Bijaipur.
13 Day: Bijaipur – Bundi (100 kms - 2 hrs)
After breakfast, checkout and drive to Bundi –Bundi, enroute visit Shiva Temple on the edge of a hill where Menal Water falls commence, this is a very scenic place, proceed to Bundi on arrival transfer to hotel. Later visit Taragarh Fort built in 1354 A.D., Bundi Palace, Chhattar Mahal, Ratan Daulat, Chitrashala, Nawal Sagar Lake, Raniji - Ki - Baori (Step well), Sukh Mahal, Phool Sagar, and eighty-four pillared cenotaph (All near Taragarh Fort and Bundi Palace). Overnight at the hotel.
14 Day: Bundi – Pushkar (200 kms – 4 hours)
After breakfast,  drive to Pushkar. Arrive Pushkar and check – in at hotel. Later visit Pushkar Lake, which is believed by the Hindus to be as old as creation has been a place of pilgrimage through the centuries. There are 52 bathing Ghats built around the lake. Also visit the only temple of Lord Krishna. Pushkar draws thousands of tourists every year in the month of November to witness the Pushkar Fair. One can also visit Ajmer to see Taragarh Fort, Adhai Din ka Jhopda & Shrine of Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti, evening free to relax, overnight in Pushkar.
15 Day: Pushkar – Jaipur (135 kms – 2 ½ hours)
Early morning one can visit the lakeside to see devotees offering prayers to the sun god at the time of sunrise. After visit drive to Jaipur, on arrival in Jaipur transfer to hotel, Later in the evening visit to Birla Temple, speculator marble temple, glitters in the in the night, later at the time of dinner visit to Chokhi Dhani - an ethnic 5 star resort serving Rajasthani & Continental cuisine with live music, astrology, games, folk dances and music, puppet shows in an ambiance of an ethnic village. Return to the hotel for overnight.
16 Day: Jaipur
Today after breakfast explore the Pink City with an excursion to Amber Fort, situated just outside the city, enjoy the experience of traveling on elephant back to and from the top of the hill on which the fort is situated. Afternoon sightseeing tour of City Palace in the heart of Jaipur is known for its blend of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. Not far away is the Central Museum. Jantar Mantar is the largest of the five observatories built by Sawai Jai Singh. The Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Winds was constructed for the royal ladies to watch the royal processions without being seen, all monuments are located in the vicinity of City Palace Complex of Jaipur. Later late afternoon is kept free to visit the famous Markets of Textiles, Gems, Carpets, and handicrafts. Jaipur is an ideal place for buying souvenirs. One can also visit Nahargarh Fort to see it illuminated over the floodlights. Return to the hotel for overnight.
17 Day: Jaipur – Ranthambhor (180 kms – 4 hours)
Morning checkout and drive to Ranthambhor, on arrival transfer to Jungle Resort, day free to relax, take Game Drive by Jungle Safari van at 1600 hrs till 1800 hrs, evening free to relax, overnight at the Jungle Resort.
18 Day: Ranthambhor – Agra (280 kms – 5 hours)
Today morning take Jungle Safari by open Jeep or Canter accompanied by an expert naturalist to explore The Ranthambhor wildlife Sanctuary, one of the best places in India to see a tiger in its natural habitat. In the dry season tigers can be seen near the watering holes and are clearly visible in the dry forest. Return to the hotel for a lunch. Later visit Ranthambhor Fort over looking the National Park and Jogi Mahal. Also visit the famous Temple of Ganesha in the Fort. Later Checkout and drive to Agra – 280 kms, enroute visiting the old dynasty of Mughals; Fatehpur & Sikri, visit the Fort, Bulund Darwaza and Shrine of Shaikh Salim Chisti. Later proceed to Agra, on arrival transfer to hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
19 Day: Agra
Early visit to witness incomparable Taj Mahal with its’ speculative view at the time of Sunrise. Taj Mahal, the architectural modern day wonder of the world; this monument is a fine example of the fusion of many architectural styles is one of the wonders of the modern world. Taj, endowed it with some of the loveliest buildings in the world. The tour continues with a visit to the Agra Fort from where one can get the most moving view of the Taj from the little octagonal tower in the Agra Fort, which lies, across the river Jamuna. Later visit the Pearl Mosque and the Tomb of Itamad-ud-Daula built by Empress Noorjehan in memory of her father. In the evening you may visit to the souvenirs market of Agra, one should visit Oswal Emporium where they have built a Mini Taj Mahal inside their showroom and it took 10 years for the artists to complete the mini replica of the Taj. The show room conducts free sound & light show showing the eras of Taj Mahal. Overnight at the hotel in Agra.
20 Day: Agra- Delhi (200 kms - 4 hours) - Home Town
Morning free for relaxation, later drive to Delhi, enroute you can visit to Sikindra to see the Tomb of emperor Akbar. After visit continue to drive to Delhi, on arrival transfer to the international airport to board the scheduled flight for hometown. On departure the tour concludes with happy memories.
Note:

1. Customized Tour: Above tour programme can be customized, as per the preference by the guest in terms of arrival and departure dates and destinations, adding or skipping of any destination, no. of days etc.,

2. Tour Cost: The cost of the above tour programme will be based on the preference of hotels’  category i.e. 2-  3 -  4 -  5 and 5 Star deluxe, as well as standard and deluxe heritage hotels, beside that no. of persons traveling together and travel period effect tour cost.

The tour package will be inclusive of: hotel accommodation, air-conditioned car with English speaking driver (24 hours at disposal) for all transfers, sightseeing, intercity travel, and guide at the time of sightseeing, meals as per hotel package. 


3. Individual Tour:
The above programme   is exclusive for any individual guest and their family only, (no sharing with any other tourist).

4. Group
Tours: The above tour programme can be executed for group tours, if the guest or an agency forms a group in their own country. Conducting and forming a group tour in India with different nationals is not feasible.

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