11 Nights / 12 Days
Delhi - Agra- Jaipur- Shekhawati - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur-Delhi
Certain parts of India, and Rajasthan in particular, still possess beautiful reminiscences of their long glorious history in the forms of living monuments and indigenous cultural practices. Heritage cannot be preserved in books, it has to be in the hearts of the people who live with it. This is exactly what is worth seeing in these places of great heritage. Rajasthan known as the "land of kings "provides some marvelous marks from the history in the form of its forts, palaces, mansions and haveli's that were earlier residences of the royals of the state. The royal heritage past tour package explores the Heritage of Rajasthan to experience the heritage value for the travellers. The Royal Rajasthan heritage past tour package provides the best chance for travellers to enjoy the beauty of the city with the architectural and heritage destinations such as Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Shekhawati, Bikaner, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur and Delhi in a period of 11 nights and 12 days.
Begin your Tour.
Arrive into Delhi
Welcome to Vardhman's 'Royal Heritage Past' ! On arrival in Delhi, you will be met and transferred by Vardhman's representative to your hotel.
Rest of the day at leisure
This morning after breakfast proceed on a City Tour
Combined City. tour of Old & 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. 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.
This morning, drive to the romantic city of "Taj Mahal" - Agra!
City tour of Agra
Visit Taj Mahal (Closed on Friday), 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! Evening free on your own.
Today you drive to the former capital city of Emperor Akbar-Jaipur
On to Jaipur
Your exciting day begins with a tour, starting with a visit to Fatehpur Sikri. Then continue onward to Jaipur and check into your hotel.
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. 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.
Optional: Lunch at a Heritage hotel with Tonga ride or explore the market & shop for special bargains!
After breakfast drive down to Mandawa and check in at the hotel.
Rest of the day at leisure
Afternoon visit 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. Excursion to Nawalgarh and Mukundgarh towns- the towns having some of the best frescoes. Take a traditional Rajasthani lunch in a village.
This morning drive down to Bikaner and transfer to hotel.
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.
Today you drive to the Pokharan Fort
Then continue onward to Jaisalmer- The desert city and check into your hotel.
Morning sightseeing tour of the fort and various other attractions of this fairy tale city.
Evening excursion to Samm Sand Dunes for the sunset views of the desert.
Drive to Jodhpur. On arrival, check-in at the hotel
Afternoon 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 gardensEnjoy the tour of Jodhpur, which stands as a testimony to the royal magnificence.
Half day jeep safari in Bishnoi villages.
Evening transfer to airport to board the flight to Delhi. On arrival at Delhi airport transfer to International airport to board the flight for your onward journey to back home with sweet and unforgettable memories of "Royal Heritage Past" escorted by Vardhman Vacations.