15 Nights / 16 Days
Delhi - Mandawa - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Udaipur - Kota-Ranthambore- Jaipur - Agra-Delhi
A trip through Rajasthan can never complete without a tour through rural areas of Rajasthan. If you want to see the True Colour of India you must explore the picturesque villages of Rajasthan. It is just like unfolding the ancient glorious era of Indian culture, traditions and customs. These charming villages will give a memorable experience to witness the unique legacy of Rural Rajasthan. Experience rich culture and heritage beyond the royal and within the rural Rajasthan with Rajasthan Village Tour packages and enjoy your holiday across one of the most vibrant villages of Rajasthan.
Begin your Tour.
Arrive into Delhi
Welcome to Vardhman's 'Rajasthan Village Tour'! On arrival in Delhi, you will be met and transferred by Vardhman's representative to your hotel.
Rest of the day at leisure.
After breakfast drive down to Mandawa and check in at the 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 down to Bikaner and transfer to hotel.
Afternoon 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.
Morning at leisure. In the afternoon visit Camel Breeding Farm
Drive to Jaisalmer and on arrival, check-in at the hotel.
Rest of the day free.
The Rich and beautiful palaces and . Havelis of Jaisalmer shimmer against the relentless monotony of the Thar desert. Its Rulers were known for their valour , their beautiful havelis and glorious temples. For close to ten centuries Jaisalmer has assumed the air of a virtual art museum .
Sightseeing in Jaisalmer include, Sonar Kila , Patwon ki haveli , Salim Singh ki Haveli and Nathmalji Ki Haveli and afternoon excursion to Sam for short camel ride in the sand dunes of thar desert .
This morning after breakfast drive to Jodhpur. On arrival, check-in at the hotel. In the afternoon proceed for sightseeing tour of Jodhpur.
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.
Drive to Kumbhalgarh and check-in at the hotel.
Afternoon visit Kumbhalgarh Fort
Drive to Udaipur visiting enroute Ranakpur temples
Rest of the day at leisure
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 Afternoon at leisure
After breakfast drive to Kota visiting enroute Chittaurgarh. On arrival, check in at the hotel.
Drive to Ranthambhore visiting en-route Bundi. On arrival, check-in at the hotel
Rest of the day at leisure
Morning jeep safari to view the wildlife (Sanctuary remains close from Jul. to Sep.)
Afternoon drive to Jaipur and check-in at the hotel
Rest of the day at leisure
City tour of Jaipur
This morning you will experience the wonders of this magicial pink city, as you proceed on a tour of Amber fort - which is set on the dry wrinkled Aravali Hills, and surrounded by fortified battlements. We will ride up to this hilltop palace on a caparisoned, painted elephant. Later visit the Jagmandir or the Hall of victory glitterning with mirrors, Maharaja's City Palace and the Observatory - The Solar Observatory - an astronomical treasure house, with solar device that give accurate predictions till date. The City Palace reflects a blend of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. Drive past Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Winds, a five-storied structure of pink sandstone with semi-octagonal and delicately honeycombed windows overlooking the main street of the old city and through the rose pink residential and business areas of Jaipur
Morning drive to the romantic City of Taj Mahal. Agra visiting enroute Fatehpur Sikri. Fatehpur Sikri, the birth story of this beautiful city is interesting. There, in a grotto in Sikri, lived a Muslim Saint , Sheikh Salim Chishti by name. Akbar hearing of his renown, asked of the blessings of a son, and when a son was born, not only was the child named Salim, the site for a mighty and ambitious project - a city - was chosen near the residence of the saint erected in k1569.
City tour of Agra
Early in the morning visit Taj Mahal (closed on Friday) during Sunrise. Return back to the hotel to take breakfast. Then in the afternoon proceed on a city tour of Agra
Visit Red fort & Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daula. Later 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! Later drive to Delhi and on arrival, transfer to International airport to board the flight for your onward journey to back home with sweet and unforgettable memories of "Rajasthan Village Tour" escorted by Vardhman Vacations.