Grand Rajasthan TourRajasthan is mainly a desert area but with its opulent palaces & ancient forts the place has no dearth of history. This tour covers major historical sites of Delhi, Agra & Rajasthan. This trip will surely leave you spellbound.
Delhi / Mt.Abu / Udaipur / Jodhpur / Jaisalmer / Bikaner / Jaipur / Agra / Delhi
Day 01: Delhi to Mt. Abu (12hrs by Train)
Arrive in Delhi; you will be received by our representative ,freshen up & proceed for sightseeing tour of New Delhi, with visits to- the Red Fort, Jama Masjid, India Gate, Laxmi Narayan Temple and Qutub Minar. You will also be driven past the Parliament House, Rashtrapati Bhawan and Rajpath. Stay overnight at hotel. In the evening you will be driven to New Delhi Railway station to board the Rajdhani Express to Mt. Abu.
Day 02: Mt. Abu Sightseeing Tour
Reach Mt Abu in the morning. Freshen up then visit the Dilwara Jain temple (the finest example of Jain architecture in India).Then visit Nakki Lake. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 03: Mt. Abu to Udaipur (169 Km / 3hrs)
Early mornings after breakfast drive towards Udaipur. On arrival freshen up & visit – the City Palace (largest Palace complex in Rajasthan), Saheliyon ki Badi (Garden of the Maids of Honour), JagdishPalace, Lake Palace, Sheesh Mayur, Pichola Lake, Maharana Pratap Memorial. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 04: Udaipur to Ranakpur to Kumbhalgarh to Jodhpur (374 Km)
After breakfast drive towards Jodhpur en-route Ranakpur. After the visit, continue drive to Kumbhalgarh Fort & then towards Jodhpur. Reach Jodhpur by late evening. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 05: Jodhpur Sightseeing Tour
After breakfast visit Umaid Bhavan Palace, Meherangarh Fort meaning “Majestic” situated at the centre of the town. Jaswant Thada: white marble cenotaph, built in 1899, in commemoration of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 06: Jodhpur to Jaisalmer (300km / 5-6hrs)
After breakfast leave for Jaisalmer,the largest district of Rajasthan. Reach Jaisalmer by afternoon. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 07: Jaisalmer Sightseeing Tour
After breakfast proceed for a half day sightseeing of Fort of Jaisalmer (there are many havelis & a group of Jain Temples dating from 12th to 15th centuries), Salim Singh ki Haveli & Patwaon ki Haveli. In the afternoon visit the sand dunes of Sam & enjoy a camel ride & the magnificent sunset. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 08: Jaisalmer to Bikaner (325km / 5-6hrs)
After breakfast proceed towards Bikaner,a desert town founded in 1488 by Rao Bikaji & is famous for its forts, palaces, sweets & namkeens. Arrive by afternoon, freshen up & then visit Lalgarh Palace built by Maharaja Ganga Singh of Bikaner. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 09: Bikaner Sightseeing Tour
After breakfast visit Junagarh Fort (Red & yellow sandstone fort built in 1588-93 by Raja Rai Singh, Camel Research Farm. The famous Camel festival of Bikaner is held every year in the month of January. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 10: Bikaner to Jaipur (330Km / 6hrs)
After breakfast drive towards Jaipur (the Pink City). Arrive in Jaipur by evening. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 11: Jaipur Sightseeing Tour.
After breakfast visit the Amer/Amber Fort which was the seat of ancient capital of Jaipur. Elephant ride from the foothills of the Aravallis to the fort entrance is optional; Jantar Mantar, Hawa Mahal & City Palace .Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 12: Jaipur to Agra, 230Km/4-5hrs.
After breakfast leave for Agra. En-route visit the deserted Mughal city of Fatehpur-Sikri (city of victory) built by Emperor Akbar in 1569 & the graceful buildings - Tomb of Sheikh Salem Chishti, Jama Masjid. Then proceed towards Agra. Reach Agra by evening. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 13: Agra to Delhi, 211Km/4-5hrs.
After breakfast check out from the hotel & visit The Taj Mahal one of the seven wonders of the world, which was constructed by Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal; the Red Fort which was built by Emperor Akbar in 1565 ; Itmad-ud-daulah.Then proceed towards Delhi, from where you will be transferred for your next destination.