13 Nights / 14 Days
Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Udaipur - Ranakpur - Jodhpur - Jaisalmer - Bikaner - Mandawa - Delhi
India has many historical forts and Palace throughout the country and having their unique architecture and reflection of that particular region. Northern part of India Rajasthan States has many forts and palaces. Few Forts have been converted into Heritage Hotels and offering luxury experience and guest will enjoy the same.
This package helps to explore the forts and palaces of Rajasthan in a grand manner. The Forts and Palaces tour package of Rajasthan provides the visitors a chance to explore and experience the beauty of Rajasthan. Today's travelers have a great opportunity to experience the royalty of these forts and palaces by staying in them as most ancient structures have opened their doors to travelers and running as heritage hotels. Some of the major forts & palaces of Rajasthan is Amer Fort, Hawa Mahal in Jaipur; City Palace in Jaipur & Udaipur; Junagadh Fort in Bikaner; Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur; Jaisalmer fort, Sonar Kila in Jaislamer and many more.
Begin your tour.
Arrive into Delhi
Welcome to Vardhman's Forts and Palaces Tour '! On arrival in Delhi, you will be met and transferred by Vardhman's representative to your hotel.
Later, proceed city tour of Old and New Delhi.
Combined tour of Old & New Delhi.
Visit Qutab Minar, Humayun's tomb, Lakshminarayan Temple, a modern Hindu Temple, Parliament House, Government Secretarial Building and Connaught place, the shopping centre of New Delhi.
Visit Red Fort, built in 1648 by Mughal Emperor Shahjehan, Jama Masjid, one of the largest Mosque of India, Raj Ghat and Shanti Vana, the cremation sites of Mahatama Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru. Also drive past Chandni Chowk, shopping centre of Old Delhi.
Fullday sightseeing of Goa
This morning after breakfast drive to the Romantic city of " Taj Mahal " - Agra!.
City tour of Agra.
Visit Taj Mahal (Closed on Friday) & Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daula.
Afternoon, we ride to the massive Agra Fort. The elegant buildings inside reflect an interesting synthesis of Hindu and Central Asian architectural styles. The maze of the courtyards, mosques & private chambers of the fort echo the story of the Mughal Empire. The Moti Masjid & other magnificent buildings reflect the skill of the ancient Indian architectsLater you will visit a marble gallery - the flagship store in Agra which offers an excellant range of white marble, fashionable wear & exotic wooden articles, truly a one stop shop!
Today you drive to the former capital city of Emperor Akbar
Your exciting day begins with a tour, starting with a visit to Fatehpur Sikri. Then continue onward to Jaipur.
Arrive Jaipur in the evening and check into your hotel.
This morning after breakfast proceed on a city tour.
This morning you will experience the wonders of this magicial pink city, as you proceed on a tour of Amber fort (optional: Elephant Safari). Later visit the Jagmandir or the Hall of victory glitterning with mirrors, Maharaja's City Palace and the Observatory. Drive past Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Winds and through the rose pink residential and business areas of Jaipur.
Start for Udaipur after breakfast.
Udaipur is the Jewel of MEWAR -a kingdom ruled by the Sisodia dynasty for 1200 Years.
Relax in the evening.
City tour of Udaipur
Boat Cruise on Lake Pichola
Visit the City Palace, Jagdish Temple, drive around Fatehsagar Lake, Sahelion ki Bari (Queen resort for her friends) and Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir (Folk Art Museum)
Boat curise on Lake Pichola 4km long and 3km broad, surrounded by splendid hills, Palaces, temples bathing ghats and embankments
Today you drive to Jodhpur enroute visit Ranakpur Jain Temples - one of the biggest and the most important cluster of Jain temples in India. Nestled in the Aravalli range.
Upon arrival at Jodhpur check into your hotel.
Arrive Jaipur and transfer to hotel.
City tour of Jodhpur
Visit the Mehrangarh 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.
This morning after breakfast drive to Jaisalmer and transfer to hotel.
Rest of the day at leisure.
After a relaxed breakfast proceed for full day sightseeing tour of The Golden City - Jaisalmer. It is in the heart of the Great Indian Desert. Its temple, fort and palaces are all built of yellow stone. The city is a mass of intricately carved buildings, facades and elaborate balconies. Visit the JAISALMER FORT - The oldest living Fort in the world. (This is the highlight of the tour)Overnight: Swiss Tent Camp.
Breakfast at the camp. Continue with the safari and reach Bikaner via NAGAUR.
Check in at hotel.
Relax in the evening.
Breakfast at hotel. Proceed for sightseeing tour of Bikaner.
Bikaner is named after its founder Rao Bikaji in 1488. Long before this, the city was a trade center on the caravan routes from Africa and West Asia. Bikaner’s dominant features are rippling sands and abundant sunshine. The city stands on an elevation, enclosed by a 7 kms. wall, which can be entered from 5 gates. Bikaner City is bolstered by imposing walls and has a 16th century fort housing old palaces, temples and 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. Also visit Lallgarh Palace, the museum, Bhanda Sagar Jain and Deshnoke Rat temple.
Leter drive to Mandawa and transfer to hotel
Afternoon visit Mukandgarh/Mandwa, founded in 1755 by Thakur Nawal Singh and still the home of his descendants. See beautiful frescoes, havelis and mansions. Mandawa castle, one of the finest castles of Rajasthan, is now a hotel and house of collections of armories, costumes of ancestors, canons from 1820, ancient coins, numismatic collection and many other interesting items, preserved in a museum.
A walking tour of the painted 'havelis' of some of the leading business families of the country.
This morning drive to Delhi and transfer to International airport to board the flight for your onward journey to back home with sweet and unforgettable memories of " Forts and Palaces Tour " escorted by Vardhman Vacations.