DURATION: 16 Days / 15 Nights
STARTS FROM: 32,900 (Per Adult)
DESTINATIONS: Delhi- Mandawa- Bikaner- Jaisalmer- Jodhpur- Jaisalmer- Ranakpur- Udaipur- Chittaurgarh- Kota- Bundi- Pushkar- Fatehpur Sikri- Agra
The Royal Connection – Rajasthan Tour Packages
The most popular holiday destination which attracts tourists from all over the globe, Rajasthan, is the home to innumerable palaces, forts, wildlife, culture, temples etc. From the majestic palaces in Jaipur and Udaipur, to the temple at Pushkar, and the national park at Keoladeo; this is the perfect holiday destination that you dream of. The experiences during one’s sojourn through Rajasthan, is surely nothing short of royalty.
You can taste the local Rajasthani cuisine under the starry sky on the vast expansive Thar Desert, or you could be spoilt for choice in the variety of street food lined up along the streets of Jaipur. When in Rajasthan, one must try the dal-bati, churma, bajreki roti, lehsunki chutney and a host of traditional mouth-watering recipes. The varied local cuisine in Rajasthan would keep you surely wanting for more with its colourful palette.
The Pushkar camel festival and the Rann of Kutch festival held every year is a burst of culture and colour that would surely leave you wide-eyed. The host of festivals that take place round the year in Rajasthan ensures that one surely gets a taste of their rich culture. As a stark contrast, the calm and peace at the Dargah Ajmer, the Brahma temple at Pushkar and a host of temples allows one to connect with their inner spirituality.
The eerie silence resounding mythical stories of the past in the old palaces, is an experience of a lifetime. The Mughal and Rajput architecture of the forts guarding the cities each stands tall sharing tales of bravery. The presence of royalty in the palaces till date is evident in the clean and well-maintained palaces and forts. The sound of the Iktara (Rajasthani instrument) is heard outside every fort for the welcoming of tourists. The history of each palace is a treat for history, art and culture lovers.
One can travel in luxury and with a shoe string budget through the desert State. The accommodating and hospitable nature of the Marwari people in Rajasthan makes one feel at home. The changing colours of the sky – from bright yellow to a deep royal blue are an expression of the lives and royalty of Rajasthan. The ideal time of visiting Rajasthan is from July to March with the weather being pleasant and slightly chill.
An ideal family, friend and honeymoon destination, a trip to Rajasthan would definitely make you want to visit the places again and again. One can never have enough of or be bored of Rajasthan. Pack your bags today for the best break from your busy hectic schedules. Book package today…
- Culture and heritage tour package
- Forts tour package
- Desert tour package
- Wildlife package
- Honeymoon package
So… Which Rajasthan package tour are you booking for your next trip?!!
The Royal Connection – Rajasthan Tour Packages
- Hotel 3* & above
- Local Transport
- Meals except given in inclusions
- Train/Bus Tickets
Day 01: Delhi – Arrival
Arrive Delhi. Transfer to hotel. Tour of Delhi. In Old Delhi visit the Raj Ghat – the cremation sites of Mahatma Gandhi , Jama Masjid and drive past Red Fort and Chandni Chowk. In New Delhi visit the Qutub Minar built by Qutub-ud-Din Aibek in 1199, Humayun’s Tomb, India Gate (War Memorial Arch), Lakshminarayan Temple – a modern Hindu Temple. Also drive past President’s House, Parliament House, Government Secretariat Buildings & Connaught Place shopping centre. Overnight Delhi.
Day 02: Delhi – Mandawa
Drive to Mandawa/Shekhawati. Mandawa was founded in 1755 by Thakur Nawal Singh and is still the home of his descendants. Mandawa houses a collection of armories, costumes of ancestors, canons from 1820, ancient coins, numismatic collection and many other interesting items preserved in a museum. The whole area of Shekhavati has beautiful frescoes, havelis & mansions and is called the open air gallery. Overnight Mandawa or any of the Shekhawati villages.
Day 03: Mandawa
Full Day visit the villages of Mandawa, Dundlod & Nawalgarh. Overnight Mandawa or any one of the Shekhawati villages.
Day 04: Mandawa – Bikaner
Drive to Bikaner. Afternoon tour of this desert city. Bikaner is bolstered by imposing walls and has a 16th century fort housing old palaces, temples and a mosque. Founded by Raja Rai Singh, the fort is distinguished by its long range of 37 pavilions, a line of balconies and aerial windows of varying designs. An enormous arched doorway leads to the Joramal Temple. The royal chapel is Har Mandir where royal weddings and births were once celebrated. Overnight Bikaner.
Day 05: Bikaner – Jaisalmer
Drive to Jaisalmer. Rest of the Day at leisure. Overnight Jaisalmer.
Day 06: Jaisalmer
Morning visit Jaisalmer. Visit the Fort, bazzars and the old mansions known as havelis. People still live in these ancient buildings dating from 12th to 15th century. Every house has exquisite carvings and filigreed work. Overnight Jaisalmer.
Day 07: Jaisalmer – Jodhpur
Morning drive to Jodhpur. Afternoon visit the Meharangarh Fort, situated on a low sandstone Hill, including Moti-Mahal and Phool Mahal. Also visit Jaswant Thada, an imposing Marble Memorium built in 1899 and the museum located in the Umaid Public Gardens. Overnight Jodhpur.
Day 08: Jodhpur – Ranakpur
Morning drive to Ranakpur Temples. Ranakpur – 98 kms from Udaipur, the Jain Temples built in the 15th century are situated in the lovely valley of the Aravali. Its surrounding is quiet & picturesque. Ranakpur has grand structures & beautiful sculpture. There are 1444 pillars in the temple and none of them are similar. The magic of light & shade is really awe inspiring. Surya Temple and other Jain Temples are side attractions. Overnight Ranakpur.
Day 09: Ranakpur – Udaipur
Drive to Udaipur. Rest of the Day at leisure. Overnight Udaipur.
Day 10: Udaipur
Morning tour of Udaipur. Visit the City Palace, Jagdish Temple, drive around Fatehsagar Lake, Sahelion ki bari (Queen’s resort for her friends) and Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir (Folk art museum). Afternoon free. Overnight Udaipur.
Day 11: Udaipur – Chittaurgarh – Kota
Morning drive to Kota visiting Chittaurgarh enroute. 113 kms. from Udaipur, the Fort of Chittor was originally built by mighty Bhim, one of the Pandava heroes of Mahabharata. Also visit the Vijay Stambh with nine storeys and 37 mts high built by Maharana Kumbha to commemorate his victory over the muslim rulers of Malwa and Gujarat in 1440. Kirti Stambh, the Tower of fame 22 meters high is covered with figures from Jain Pantheon. Overnight Kota.
Day 12: Kota – Bundi – Pushkar
Morning drive to Pushkar visiting Bundi enroute. Bundi rises from a narrow gorge in rows of terraced gardens & arched Rajput houses like a two dimensional miniature painting imposed on the landscape. Visit the palace with its intricate spy-holes, secret trap doors and under ground passages. Also see the spectacularly ingenious water supply system. Ajmer was founded by the Chauhan ruler, Aiaipal, duringthe 11th century & is dominated by the Taragarh Fort built by Prithviraj Chauhan. In Pushkar, visit the holy Lake and also the famous Brahma Temple. Pushkar is one of the holiest places for Hindus. Overnight Pushkar.
Day 13: Pushkar – Jaipur
Morning drive to Jaipur. Afternoon tour of Jaipur. Jaipur Rajasthan was given a colour coat of pink a century ago in honour of a visiting Prince. Built by Maharaja Jai Singh, the notable astronomer, this city is 260 years old. Visit Maharaja’s City Palace, & the Observatory . Drive past Hawa Mahal & through the pink rose residential & business areas. Overnight Jaipur.
Day 14: Jaipur
Morning visit the Amber Fort – the ancient capital of the State. Visit the Sheesh Mahal or the Hall of Victory glittering with mirrors. Afternoon free. vernight Jaipur.
Day 15 :- Jaipur – Fatehpur Sikri – Agra
Drive to Agra visiting Fatehpur Sikri enroute. Fatehpur Sikri is 40 kms from Agra and built by Emperor Akbar in 1569 and abandoned after 15 years due to scarcity of water. See the graceful buildings including the Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chisti, Panch Mahal and other Palaces. Afternoon visit the world famous Taj Mahal built by the Moghul Emperor Shahjehan in 1630 for his Queen Mumtaz Mahal to enshrine her mortal remains. Later visit the Agra Fort containing the Halls of Public and Private Audience. Overnight Agra.
Day 16 :- Agra – Delhi – Depart
Drive to Delhi. No hotel. Free time. Later transfer to airport.
Our Tour concludes:
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