Rajasthan Royal Era

(Blend of Rich history, culture, village &wildlife of Rajasthan)

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01- Arrive Delhi by international flight

On arrival at Delhi International airport after clearing immigration formalities, you will meet our representative in arrival hall holding paging of your name. He will further assist you to your vehicle and then hotel check-in formalities. (Standard check-in time is 1200 hours)

Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 02- Delhi

Breakfast at hotel

Post breakfast you will be proceed for combined full day city tour of Old and New Delhi. We start the tour from Old Delhi, Chandni Chowk this part of Delhi will take you in Old Mughal era, while walking through old lanes you can see big wooden carved antique doors, big havelis (mansion), narrow lanes and busy bustling life. You must taste lip smacking street food in Old Delhi market area. Then you will visit India’s largest Mosque “Jama Masjid” where at a time 25,000 can accommodate.

Post lunch visit New Delhi or Lutyens Delhi, beautifully designed by “Sir Edwin Lutyens”, drive pass India Gate, Rashtrapati Bhavan and Connaught Place. Later continue the sightseeing visiting, Humayun Tomb, the tomb was built in 1570 and was the first garden tomb made by Humayun’s son Akbar. It is Unesco world heritage site.

Conclude the sightseeing with the visit of “Qutub Minar”, the stunning red stone tower is 72.5 m high with 2.75m in diameter. It is also UNESCO site.

Evening will be at leisure to relax or to pursue independent activities.

Overnight stay at hotel.

Delhi – Pushkar by train Departure 06:05/ Arrival 12:45 hrs Ajmer-Pushkar (0.5 hrs drive)

Breakfast at hotel
Post breakfast you will be transferred to railway station to board the train for Pushkar.
On arrival at Ajmer railway station, you will be transferred to Pushkar.

Pushkar is one of the oldest cities in India. Located to the northwest of Ajmer, the tranquil city of Pushkar is a favoured destination for thousands of tourists and devotees flocking to Rajasthan. Situated at a height of 510 metres, Pushkar is surrounded by hillocks on three sides. The ‘Nag Pahar’, literally meaning Snake Mountain forms a natural border between Ajmer and Pushkar. Known as ‘the rose garden of Rajasthan’, the essence of the famous Pushkar rose is exported all over the world. Along with an interesting mythological history, a legacy of timeless architectural heritage makes Pushkar a fascinating city.

Overnight stay at hotel.

On arrival check in at hotel. Later in the afternoon visit Pushkar Lake and Brahma Temple.

Pushkar Lake: According to Hindu scriptures, the sacred Pushkar Lake is described as ‘Tirtha Raj’, the king of all pilgrimage sites. No pilgrimage is considered to be complete without a dip in in the holy Pushkar Lake. Semi-circular in shape and about 8-10 metres deep, Pushkar Lake is surrounded by 52 bathing ghats and over 400 temples and is truly a magnificent sight to behold.

Brahma Lake: Nestled in the picturesque Pushkar valley beyond the Nangaparvat and Anasagar Lake, the Brahma temple holds a special place in the hearts of Indians. It is the only temple in the world dedicated to Lord Brahma. Built with marble and decorated with silver coins, this temple can be identified by its red spire and the image of a swan (considered sacred to Lord Brahma). The chaturmukhi (four faced) idol of Lord Brahma is housed in the inner sanctum. A marble statue of the sun god stands sentinel at the temple. Interestingly, while all the gods are shown bare footed, Surya is shown wearing ancient warrior’s boots.

Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 04- Pushkar – Udaipur (approx. 280 Kms/ 06-07 hours)

Breakfast at hotel.
Post breakfast drive to Udaipur.

Udaipur, also known as city of Lakes or Venice of the east. This romantic city is located on the banks of Lake Pichola. Beautiful Palace, mountain, lakes, history and culture make this city more beautiful. On arrival check in at hotel.

Evening will at leisure to relax.
Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 05- Udaipur

Breakfast at hotel.

Post breakfast proceed for half day city sightseeing visiting City Palace, Lake Pichola, Sahelion Ki Badi and Jagdish Temple.

Post lunch enjoy boat ride at Lake Pichola.

Evening will be at leisure to relax.

 

Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 06- Udaipur- Jodhpur (approx. 280 Kms/ 06 hours)

Breakfast at hotel.

Post breakfast drive to Jodhpur enroute visit Ranakpur Temple. It is built in 15th century, it is one of biggest temple Jain temple Complexes India. It is also known for its architectural beauty. The temple has 18 domes and 1444 marble pillars and each pillar is artistically carved.

Later continue drive to Jodhpur: Jodhpur is another beautiful city well known for its massive Mehrangarh Fort and colorful bazaars. The city is also known as Blue city because of its blue color painted houses.

On arrival check in at hotel.

Day 07- Jodhpur – Nimaj (approx. 100 Kms/ 02 hours)

Breakfast at hotel.

Post breakfast proceed for half day city sightseeing visiting Massive Mehrangarh Fort & Jaswant Thada.

Mehrangarh Fort: Rising perpendicular and impregnable from a hill which is 125 metres above Jodhpur’s skyline is the Mehrangarh Fort. This historic fort is one of the most famous in India and is packed with history and legends. Mehrangarh Fort still bears the imprints of cannonball attacks courtesy the armies of Jaipur on its second gate. Chiselled and sturdy, the fort is known for its exquisite latticed windows, carved panels, intricately decorated windows and walls of Moti Mahal, Phool Mahal and Sheesh Mahal.

Jaswant Thada: This milky white memorial built towards the end of the 19th century as a tribute to the leader Jaswant Singh is a huge tourist attraction. Jaswant Singh, who ruled Jodhpur, invested well in his state. He made attempts to bring down the level of crime, subdue dacoits, built railways and broadly worked on raising the economy of Marwar. Jaswant Thada is managed and looked after by the Mehrangarh Museum Trust (MMT) and is open to public.

Later drive to Nimaj. On arrival check in at hotel. Nimaj village is located in Jaitaran Tehsil of Pali district in Rajasthan, India. It is situated 10km away from sub-district headquarter Jaitaran and 105km away from district headquarter Pali. As per 2009 stats, Nimaj village is also a gram panchayat. It is a beautiful village located where you get to see the real village life of an Indian village. It is near Jodhpur was founded by rao Jodha (Marwar) in the year 1453 A.D. His grandson ‘Rao Udai Ji’ became a sovereign ruler of Nimaj and Jaitaran, and founded the sub clan popularly known as Udawat Rathores. Nimaj swas later amalgamated with Jodhpur.

Evening will be at leisure to relax or to pursue independent activities.

Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 08- Nimaj – Jaipur (approx. 230 Kms/ 04 hours)

Breakfast at hotel.

After breakfast proceed for jeep safari to do a village tour visiting snake charmers clan, the ‘dhanis’ hamlets of the ‘Bishnoi, seervi & Kumwat’ communities.

Later drive to Jaipur. Jaipur also known as pink city because of its wall color which are exclusively painted in pink color. This colorful city has chaotic streets, colorful auto rickshaw and lively culture. It is the gateway to Rajasthan vacation, here you can still see royal life, forts and Palace reflecting glorious past.

On arrival check in at hotel. Evening will be at leisure to relax or to pursue independent activities.

Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 09- Jaipur

Breakfast at hotel

After early breakfast proceed to visit Amber Fort enroute stop at Hawa Mahal for clicking some pictures, it is a stunning 5 story building. It was built to enable royal ladies see daily lives of the city or some function or procession as those days ladies had to cover their faces. At the entrance gate of Amber Fort, you will be provided with Elephant, climb as he will ascend and take you to the fort. You will return by foot or by jeep.

Afternoon visit City Palace (Royal residence) & observatory (Jantar Mantar).

Evening you will visit bustling yet colorful market showcasing beautiful handicraft, Rajasthan jewelry and shoes. You can get your hand painted with traditional Indian design of henna. It looks really awesome.

Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 10- Jaipur – Ranthambhor (180 Kms/ 4 hours drive)

Breakfast at hotel

Post breakfast drive to Ranthambhor. Ranthambhor National Park is treat to eyes for wildlife lovers. It is located in Sawai district of Rajasthan and in Aravali & Vindhyachal hill ranges. It was declared National Park in 1981. It covers an area of approximately 400 sq kms. You can see leopard, nilgai, wild boar, sambar, striped hyena, sloth bear, southern plains gray langur, rhesus macaque, mugger, crocodile and chital.

On arrival check in at hotel. After freshen up have lunch at hotel. Evening will be at leisure.

Dinner & overnight stay at hotel.

Day 11- Ranthambhor

Early morning you will be picked up from your respective hotel for National Park where you will enjoy safari by Jeep OR opened roof mini canter.

After safari return to hotel and enjoy sumptuous breakfast.

Post lunch again enjoy safari at national park.

Dinner & overnight stay at hotel.

Day 12- Ranthambhor – Agra (approx. 260 Kms/ 5.5 hours)

Breakfast at hotel

Post breakfast drive to Agra enroute visit Fatehpur sikri. The short lived capital of Mughal emperor Akbar “Fatehpur Sikri “ is 40 kms away from Agra. Sufi Saint Salim Chisti from Sikri village predicted the birth of an heir to Mughal throne. Akbar then built this beautiful monument which blend of Mughal and Persian art.

Continue drive to Agra. The land of the Taj is not only famous for the biggest allure “Taj Mahal” but also legacy of Mughals which they had left behind. Their legacy can be seen in mausoleums, tombs and magnificent fort.

On arrival check in at hotel. Later visit Red Fort, it is an UNESCO heritage site. It is a major tourist attraction from all over the world. The fort is built in red stone to make it main residence of Mughals.

Evening will be at leisure to relax.

Overnight stay hotel.

Day 13- Agra- Delhi (204 Kms/ 4 ½ hours drive)

Early morning visit beautiful Taj Mahal, during sunrise the sunrays have a magical effect with marble surface. It changes its color which creates eternal beauty (Closed on Friday).

After visiting Taj Mahal return to hotel for breakfast. Later you will be transferred to Delhi airport to board the flight for onward destination.

On arrival at Delhi airport you will be assist for check-in formalities at the airport.

End of Tour