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Heroic Saga of colours on Heritage tour of Rajasthan

Assimilating an entire ecosystem of tourism, Rajasthan is place offering wonders of tourist attraction to visitors. A place laced up with heroism and romanticism entwined Rajasthan heritage offers sub African experience at its Thar Desert and Camel Safari rides. Next come the knightly chivalry exhibited through forts and palaces of Rajasthan, where the massive structures of the fortifications on the top of mountains of Aravali Range gives an idea of the massive bloodshed occurred between the wars of Rajputana Kingdoms and Mughals that eventually changed the course of Indian History. Lake Palace, Udaipur, Deogarh Mahal near Udaipur,

Udai Vilas Palace, Udaipur, City Palace, Jaipur and Hawa Mahal, Jaipur, Amber Fort, Jaipur these are only a few name to take. Colour is very integral to heritage of Rajasthan and rightly aligns to spirit of heroism and romance in Rajasthan. The state is harbinger of traditional colourful art of block prints, tie and dye prints. Handicraft items like wooden furniture and crafts, carpets, and blue pottery are commonly found here. The rich and varied folk culture in classical music and danced in its distinct style is symbolic of heritage of Rajasthan. Fostering wildlife is another feather to Rajasthan and is also noted for its national parks and wildlife sanctuaries as Keoladeo National Park of Bharatpur, Sariska Tiger Reserve of Alwar, Ranthambore National Park of Sawai Madhopur, and Desert National Park of Jaisalmer.

Detailed itinerary

Day 01 Arrive Delhi

Upon arrival, transfer to the pre-booked hotel for check in and night stay.

Day 02 Delhi sightseeing

After breakfast guided visit to Mahatma Gandhi Memorial, Humayun's Tomb, india Gate, President's Palace and Qutab Minar. In Old Delhi visit Red Fort, Jumma Masjid and Chandni Chowk (Silver street).

Day 03 Delhi to Mandawa

Today we drive to Mandawa, the capital of Shekhawati region of Rajasthan and world famous site for its old havelies and fresco art. Enjoy the village walk and see how the earthen potteries are made by Indian potters.

Day 04 Mandawa to Bikaner

Bikaner was founded in 1488, 29 years after Jodhpur by the younger son of Rathore Raja of Jodhpur. Rao Bikaji was given an army and asked to seek his own fortune to avoid a war of succession. Thus Bikaner was founded in heart of the wilderness called Jungladesh. Upon arrival assisted check in at hotel. Visit Karni Mata Temple (Rat temple) inhabited by hordes of rats. Also visit Junagarh Fort and Camel breeding farm.

Day 05 Bikaner to Jaisalmer

Head to Jaisalmer, in the Great Indian Thar Desert. Architecturally, the city has a wonderful legacy of old buildings, united by the common use of local yellow stone and beautifully preserved due to the isolated location. Enclosed by an imposing sandstone wall, the fort stands on a hill 250 ft. high.

Day 06 Sam Sand Dunes

Tour includes visit to the fort and havelies of Rajput Nobles and merchants. The most important sites are Patwon-ki-Haveli & Salim Singh–ki-Haveli. In the evening enjoy trip to the most picturesque Sam sand dunes. Various cultural programs are organized against the backdrop of these fascinating sand dunes along with a camel ride to view the sun set over the sand dunes.

Day 07 Jaisalmer to Jodhpur

After relaxed morning drive to Jodhpur. The city was founded by Rao Jodhaji in 1459 A.D. The city was on silk route of the 16th century and hence was host to a number of travellers. Jodhpur is the second largest city in Rajasthan.

Day 08 Jodhpur

The city tour of Jodhpur includes Meherangarh Fort, rising up a hilly scrap, which was built on the advice of a hermit, and it overlooks the city in the image of a long sentinel Jaswant Thada, the cremation ground of the rulers of Jodhpur dotted with cenotaphs Moti Mahal or Pearl Palace, which has exquisite, painted ceilings and walls Sheesh Mahal & Rang Mahal Palaces are also noteworthy with fine decoration enriched with inlay work and mirrors.

Day 09 Jodhpur to Udaipur

Head for Udaipur the “City of Lakes” en route visit a group of Jain temples at Ranakpur which is, a unique example of Jain ecclesiastical architecture. The main Jain temple is Chaumukha or Four faced temple dedicated to Adinath and consists of 29 halls and 426 pillars full of sculptured decoration. No two pillars are alike here. Reach Udaipur and enjoy the boat ride on beautiful Lake Pichola.

Day 10 Udaipur

Visit the City Palace museum, where one can find rooms with mirrored walls and ivory doors, colored glass windows and inlaid marble balconies. Also visit the famous peacock courtyard, Sahelion-ki-Bari (the gardens of royal ladies, lay out with lush green lawns, kiosks, trees and beautiful fountains). Jagdish Temple is also an important site to visit. Later proceed to the local folk museum having beautiful peacock mosaics, splendid series of figures in mid 19 century.

Day 11 Udaipur to Pushkar

Leave for Pushkar this morning. On arrival visit the famous Pushkar lake and Hindu temples. Also visit Dargarh of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti and Adhai din ka Jhopra.

Day 12 Pushkar

Visit the famous Pushkar Lake and Hindu temples. Day free to explore the fair activities. Pushkar fair is the largest livestock fair in the world. You can enjoy the various activities in Pushkar fair like Hot air balloon flights, Foot ball match, Adventure activity at Adventure Zone, Kite flying exhibition etc.

Day 13 Pushkar to Jaipur

Today we drive to Jaipur the capital city of Rajasthan. Enjoy a visit to Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds) and City Palace museum containing three wings of Armory, Textiles and Artefacts. Spend some time in the colourful and crowded markets of Jaipur. In evening you will be taken for Rajasthani folk dance with dinner.

Day 14 Jaipur

Visit Amer Fort this morning and ascend to the fort on the back of a decorated Elephant. Also visit Jaigarh Fort where you can see world's biggest cannon on display. Both Amer and Jaigarh Forts hold the attractions of Rajput architecture. Enjoy a short rickshaw ride in Jaipur streets.

Day 15 Jaipur to Agra

Head to Agra and en route visit “The ghost city of Fatehpur Sikri”. Fatehpur Sikri is the best example of the culmination of Hindu and Muslim architecture. Upon arrival at Agra, check into the hotel and after wash and change visit the most beautiful Taj Mahal during sunset time.

Day 16 Agra to Delhi

Visit Agra Fort and Sikandra Fort this morning. Later drive back to Delhi International airport to board your flight back to home.

What’s Included

Airport Services

Private air conditioned car with driver Company staff for airport assistance

Accommodation

14 nights in handpicked hotels, 01 night at camp

Meals

15 Breakfasts, 02 Dinners

Transport

All ground transport for sightseeing trips

Guides / Escorts

Expert local tour guides for sightseeing tours

Activities

Rickshaw ride, Elephant ride, Folk dances, camel ride

Other inclusions

Govt of India taxes and Company service charges

What’s not included

Flights

International or domestic flights are not included

Travel insurance

Please carry a valid travel insurance

Visa

Visa fee and charges

Entry Tickets

Monument and museum tickets

Meals

Meals not specified

Personal expenses

Any kind of personal expenses/bills

Accommodation Style Max Holidays

Accommodation style

On this Rajasthan tour package travellers will enjoy staying in a variety of hotels. Some basic hotels with high customer recommendations, some beautiful heritage hotels, some modern hotels and some of them with even view of major tourist attractions and lakes etc.

Normally our tour cost offers are based on room sharing basis until specified unless. Single room supplement can be provided upon request for those willing to stay in a single room only.

Remark : Upgradation to higher class hotels or upgradation in higher category of suite rooms can be done at an additional cost for you