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Rajasthan Package Tourism

Land of Maharajahs Tour. 16 Days

(Rajasthan is a state of India situated North West and is the larget state in terms of area. The capital city is Jaipur. The state boasts of rich culture and scenic beauty amidst the Thar Desert. The rulers of Rajathan princly states had built beautful palaces and forts that are the places of great interest and admiration among the tourists. The thriving state is full of activites fares and festivals. The isolated desert regions and wildlife sanctuaries offer exciting sefaris, bird watching and horse/camel rides. The desert kingdoms are home to the Rajputs, Marwaris and Thakurs of yester years.)

New Delhi-Jaipur city - Amber Fort Mandawa - Bikaner Fort- Jaisalmer -Khuri- Jodhpur City - Ranakpur - Udaipur- New Delhi.
Day 1 We escort you to your hotel in New Delhi upon arrival. A warm welcoming Namaste awaits you before the check in. You have arrived in India under our care. Myriads of expectations awaits you in this strange country. We will see that the best is delivered to you.
Day 2 Morning take a half day rest. We than start exploring New Delhi a window to India. The capital city is a mini India and gives you a fair idea of what is to be followed. We visit the Swami Narayan temple are grand spectacle of spiritual awakening and Hindu worship place. We will spend time in the temple and enjoy some wonderful vegetarian snacks. We will experience the congest gullies of Old Delhi where chaos rule. Chandi Chowk is one of the main areas of activities hence we spend some time here and then visit the Red Fort. Later we shop around Cannought Circle and leave for the hotel.
Day 3 Day Three: We will visit Kutub Minar which is a historical monument and further enlightenment to the country's checkered history. We will next visit Raj Ghat an epitaph on honor of India's messiah of peace and tolerance. etc. without shopping in vibrant colorful bazaars of Delhi the tour is never complete. We will also taste a variety of Indian recipes. We come back soon after to relax and have dinner at our accommodation.
Day 4 Delhi/Jaipur. This day we leave early morning for Jaipur. En route stop at Neemrana Fort Palace and admire its grandeur. Upon reaching Jaipur we check in at a luxury hotels rest and freshen up. After lunch we take guided tour of Jaipur City and visit its magnificent monuments. The Rajasthani Cuisine is incredibly amazing and we relish some fine dishes at our hotel before sound sleep takes over.
Day 5 Jaipur/Mandawa. In the morning we will visit to Amber Fort along with an exotic elephant ride up the hill. These are tame elephants and offer an exotic experience. Post lunch we will drive to Mandawa which is about 190 km that takes about five hours by taxi. We will reach the destination in the evening. Our overnight stay is at Castle Mandawa.
Day 6 Mandawa lies in the Shekhawati region of Rajasthan and is well known for its Forts and Haveli's. We will explore the fine carvings and paintings at the Mandawa Fort built by Thakur Nawal Singh Rajput. This is where we are staying. The enchanting Gate depicts Lord Krishna and his cows. The Darbar Hall and the magnificent frescos in the rooms is an enlightening journey into the realm of Rajput Warriors. Later on we visit numerous Havelis of the noble clans and admire the Rajasthani architecture. We will return back to the Mandawa Fort accommodation and enjoy some spectacular performance by local artists.
Day 7 Mandawa/Bikaner.from Mandawa we move to Bikaner which is about 190 km. Rao Bika of Jodhpur Dynasty built this city in the Thar Desert in order to have a kingdom of his own. We will visit Junagarh Fort, and Laxmi Niwas Palace during our stay. In the package tour our stay has been arranged at Lallgarh Palace itself and we will not fail to explore and admire its wonderful architecture.
Day 8 Bikaner/Jaisalmer. This day we taxi to Jaisalmer a Desert Kingdom about 300 plus km which takes seven hours to cover. The drive from one place to another is an enthralling experience as landscape changes and you pass by welcoming hamlets and small towns. On the way we will visit the Fort at Pokhran. This is a fourteenth century citadel. We will enjoy its hospitality since it is now a heritage hotel and admire its Royal assemblage of halls, rooms and banquets. We arrive at Jaisalmer in the evening. Our night stay at Narain Niwas Palace is the best holiday treat.
Day 9 Jaisalmer/Khuri/. Day excursion to Khuri which is about one hours drive from Jailsalmer. Khuri is a village in oasis of Thar Desert the main attraction are the sand dunes. We will enjoy a camel safari in the sand dunes of Khuri and later drive through using an SUV. This is a good way to experience the desert life and its inhabitants. Overnight stay is at Narain Niwas Palace.
Day 10 Morning guided tour of Jaisalmer. We rest till the after noon and enjoy the goodies organized by the Narain Niwas Palace hotel. Then after lunch we move into to see more of this desert kingdom. We will visit the famous mud fortress of Jaisalmer and then see the hevelis that make this place famous besides camel safaris.
Day 11 Jaisalmer/Jodhpur Today we take a six hour drive to Jodhpur town in Rajasthan. We reach in the afternoon at lunch time. Evening a guided tour to Mehrangadh Fortress & Umaid Bhavan Palace Museum is scheduled. The Fort sits imposingly on a hill top surrounded by its sand stone walls. the Fort turns into a spectacle of delight as the setting sun imparts ever changing hue of colors on the magnificent structure. Our overnight stay is at Bal Samand Palace.
Day 12 Jodhpur/Ranakpur. From the historic city of Jaipur we move on to Ranakpur. This is a small village on one side of Aravalli Range. The place is popular for the marble Jain temple. The destination's proximity to Aravalli makes it an excellent hill resort. We will go for safari in the desert and enjoy its wilderness and dry deciduous forests on mountain slopes. We will also take a tour of a Vishnoi hamlet. We will interact with Raika herdsmen, the potters, weavers and leather craftsmen. The bird rich lakes and and wildlife habitats are also on our agenda. Later we drive to Maharani Bagh Orchard for the night stay
Day 13 Ranakpur/Udaipur. Today we drive to Udaipur about three hours away. We will drive at a leisurely pace visiting small hamlets and sightseeing in the valleys of Aravalli. By the time we reach it will be evening hence we head straight to Shivniwas Palace Hotel for the nights stay.
Day 14
Udaipur. In the morning a guided tour of Udaipur is scheduled. We will visit the City Palace, Sahelion-ki-Bari and the famous Lake Palace Hotel. Post lunch we pay obeisance to Jagdish Temple a Hindu place of worship and also visit the Shiva Temple Eklingji Temple. We stay overnight at Shivniwas Palace in the town.
Day 15
Udaipur/Delhi. Our tour comes to an end as we take a connecting flight to Delhi in the morning. Arrive Delhi and you are transferred to the hotel. Overnight in the hotel.
Day 16
Delhi/Onward Destination. Day free. Transfer to the airport to connect flight to the onward destination.