FORTS & PALACES OF RAJASTHAN

India is known across the globe for its unique identity and detailed history attached which is still visible in today’s cultures throughout the country.

 

If we turn back the pages, the special emphasis through-out the prehistoric events have been on the impact of various Kings ruling this country at different time periods as well as the grandeur of the Forts and the Palaces along with the special monuments built by them during this time. These architectural marvels have today become the USP to attract the tourist as well as showcase the importance of history. May it be beautiful carvings on the Forts, mausoleum and other monuments built by Mughal rulers or the huge presence and size of Forts built by Rajputs, our country has been fortunate to have so many wonderful sites. The highlight has to be Rajasthan which presents number of Forts and Palaces well preserved for showcase. This tour focuses on such forts which have been the building block of our history as well as passed on important cultural emphasis. The tour is one of the finest Rajasthan tours as it covers all the popular destination of the state.

Day 01          Arrive Delhi
On arrival at Delhi airport, our representative will meet you to pick you up and transfer to your hotel.
Rest of the day is at your leisure.
Overnight at hotel
Day 02          City Tour of Delhi
This morning after breakfast first you will visit Old Delhi. The Raj Ghat, Red fort & Jama Masjid are important places to visit, you may also visit Chandni Chowk, spice market etc.
Later on proceed to visit the New Delhi. The Qutub Minar, tallest stone tower in India, imposing India Gate and the Rastrapathi Bhawan, Laxmi Narayan Temple, Lotus Temple and, newly built Akshardham temple are of much significance. By evening return to your hotel for overnight stay.
Overnight at hotel
Day 03          Drive to Jaipur (260 kms, 6 hrs)
This morning you will be driven to the pink city of Jaipur. On arrival check into your hotel.
Remaining day at leisure.
Overnight at hotel
Day 04          City tour of Jaipur
After breakfast, you will be taken for Jaipur sightseeing which includes Amber Fort – one of the finest example of Rajput architecture. Hawa Mahal (palace of winds)- through which the queens of the court once viewed streets of the city, City Palace- which houses collections of rare manuscripts, armory, costumes, carpets and miniature paintings and Jantar Mantar- an Astronomical Observatory built in 1726.
Overnight at hotel
Day 05          Drive to Pushkar (145 kms, 3 hrs). Later explore Pushkar
This morning you will be driven to Pushkar and transferred to the hotel.
Later enjoy the sightseeing tour of the city including the visit to the Pushkar Lake and Brahma Temple.
Overnight at hotel
Day 06          Drive to Udaipur (290 kms, 5.5 hrs)
After breakfast you will be driven Udaipur. On arrival check in to your hotel
Overnight at hotel
Day 07          City tour of Udaipur
Breakfast at hotel, later you will be taken for the City tour which will include City palace-garden of maidens- A garden with beautiful pools, colorful fountains and exotic flowers exclusively for the royal ladies during the Rajput era, Jagdish temple- dedicated to lord Vishnu and Bahrtiya lok kala Museum- boast an impressive collection Indian folk dresses, ornaments, puppets, masks, dolls, folk musical instruments, folk deities and paintings.
In the evening you will be taken for the boat ride on the beautiful and calm lake Pichola- a manmade lake to fulfil the water requirements during Rajput era.
Overnight at hotel
Day 08          Drive to Jodhpur (260 kms, 5.5 hrs) via Ranakpur Temple and Kumbhalgarh Fort
After breakfast you will be driven to Jodhpur en-route visit to Ranakpur temples- one of the 5 major pilgrimage sights for Jain community in India and Kumbalgarh fort- known for its great history and architecture.
Overnight at hotel
Day 09          City tour of Jodhpur
After breakfast you will be taken for the city tour of Jodhpur which will include visit to Mehrangarh fort- standing on a hill this majestic fort is a gem of the Rajput architecture, Jaswant thada- a marble built cenotaphs of once maharaja of Jodhpur, Jaswant singh, Clock tower and the colourful markets.
Later you will be taken for the cooking demonstration by an Indian family.
Overnight at hotel
Day 10          Drive to Jaisalmer (300 kms, 5 hrs), Later visit to Sam Sand Dunes
This morning you will be driven to Jaisalmer (5 hrs) and transferred to the hotel on arrival.
Later in the evening enjoy the visit to Sam Dunes and take a Camel ride in the Desert.
Overnight at hotel
Day 11          City tour of Jaisalmer, Overnight Train to Delhi
Today enjoy the sightseeing tour of the city including the visit to Jaisalmer Fort which is the only living fort in India. Also visit the Gadisar Lake and Badal Niwas.
In the evening, you will be escorted to the railway station for an overnight train journey to Delhi.
Overnight on Board
Day 12          Depart Delhi
On arrival you will be met by our representative at the railway station. Further you will be transferred to airport for flight to onward destination.
***END OF TOUR***

 

Validity: 1st April- 30th Sep 2017

 

With Standard Hotels:

Tour Prices Foreign Nationals Indian Nationals
On Twin Sharing USD 745 per person INR 38450 per person
Single Room Supplement USD 200 per person INR 9250 per person

 

 

With Deluxe Hotels:

Tour Prices Foreign Nationals Indian Nationals
On Twin Sharing USD 1015 per person INR 52645 per person
Single Room Supplement USD 413 per person INR 21000 per person

 

 

Inclusions

  • Room on twin share
  • Breakfast included
  • Transportation by Ac Vehicle
  • Monument Entrance fee
  • Local English Speaking Guide for foreign nationals only
  • Elephant ride to Amber fort
  • Fees & Taxes
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    Exclusions:

  • International/Domestic flights & Visa
  • Airport tax or Insurance cover
  • Items of personal nature
  • Any other item not specifically mentioned above as ‘INCLUDED’
  • Any increase in Government taxes
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    Operational Restrictions:

  • Delhi: Red Fort closed on Mondays
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