9 NIGHTS / 10 DAYS
DELHI - AGRA - JAIPUR - JODHPUR - UDAIPUR - PUSHKAR - DELHI
Rajasthan - the land of palaces and forts. Historically, it has been the home of Rajputana kings. From royal palaces to majestic forts, from lakes to temples, Rajasthan has something for everyone to see. These beautiful structures from past are scattered all over Rajasthan state and are excellent examples of rich architectural heritage. The huge mansions and palaces of Maharaja's have been transformed into Heritage hotels welcoming guests from all over the world and offering the experience of Indian history and royalty that was a part of the then life styles. These heritage hotels have been developed with all modern facilities for a comfortable stay of travelers. Attracting many for over years now, the Heritage Hotels in Rajasthan are a class in themselves extending traditional services, personalized care and warm hospitality to guests.
Begin your Tour.
Arrive into Delhi
Welcome to Vardhman's 'Inside Rajasthan Tour'! On arrival in Delhi, you will be met and transferred by our representative to your hotel.
OPTIONAL TOUR: Watch Sound & light show! .
This morning after a leisurely breakfast we will proceed for the sightseeing of Delhi.
Combined city tour of New Delhi & Old 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.
OPTIONAL TOUR: A visit to Akshardham Temple .
OPTIONAL TOUR: Kingdom of Bollywood SHOW in Gurgaon.
This morning after breakfast drive to the romantic 'city of Taj Mahal' - Agra!.
City tour of Agra.
Visit Taj Mahal (Closedon 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!
OPTIONAL TOUR: Mohabbatein Taj show in Kalakriti .
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.
OPTIONAL TOUR: Visit to Choki Dhani with dinner at Jaipur, a village Resort
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.
Shopping in the evening
OPTIONAL TOUR: Elephant Ride at Amber Fort/ Tonga Ride .
This morning after breakfast drive to Jodhpur. Reach Jodhpur and check into 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.
Relax in the evening.
OPTIONAL TOUR: Camel Safari Day Tour in Jodhpur .
This morning after breakfast proceed to Udaipur.
Rajasthan is famous for its rich and prolific art treasures. Some of its architectural monuments are considered among the best in the world. The Ranakpur Jain Temple excels them all as an exquisite work of art and architecture. There are a number of beautiful and delicately carved sculptures in this shrine which defy comparison. The temple is an eloquent testimony to India's cultural heritage, her unique architecture and the vision and acumen of her past master artists.
This temple is the realiation of the vision and endeavours of four great and devout seekers They were Acharya Somasundatsuri Dharanashah, the Minister to Kumbha Rana, Rana Kumbha himself, and above all, Depa or Depaa, the architect who made the realisation of the dream possible. On arrival check-in your pre booked hotel.
OPTIONAL TOUR: Vintage Car Museum Udaipur .
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
OPTIONAL TOUR: Private Boat Ride at Udaipur .
Morning after breakfast drive Pushkar.
Enroute visti Kumbhalgarh Fort. This is the second most important fort of Rajasthan after Chittorgarh. Located at a distance of 64 kms from Udaipur in Rajasmand district, Kumbhalgarh Fort is easily accessible from the city of Udaipur. This unconquerable fortress is secured under the kind protection of the Aravali ranges. Kumbhalgarh Fort was built by Maharana Rana Kumbha in the 15th century. The fort derived its name from the same factor.
Encircled by thirteen elevated mountain peaks, the fort is constructed on the top most ridges around 1,914 meters above sea level. The fortifications of the fort extend to the length of 36 kilometers and this fact has made this fort to be in the international records. It is stated to be the second longest wall in the world, the first being ''the Great Wall of China''. The huge complex of the Fort has numerous palaces, temples and gardens making it more magnificent.
After visiting KumbhalGarh drive to Pushkar and on arrival check in to your hotel.
Morning after breakfast, proceed for city tour.
Pushkar being one of the most religious places for Hindus has the atmosphere of an ancient religious town. The only temple of God Brahma is in Pushkar thus making Pushkar an important pilgrimage city for Hindus.
Later drive to Delhi and transfer to Delhi airport to board the flight for your onward journey to back home with sweet and unforgettable memories of 'Inside Rajasthan Tour' escorted by Vardhman Vacations.