Rajasthan Culture & Heritage Tour
Places covered: Delhi - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Udaipur - Pachewargarh - Jaipur - Bharatpur - Jaipur - Bharatpur - Agra - Varanasi - Delhi
Duration: 19 nights and 20 days
Highlights: Experience the colorful cities of Rajasthan. Imbibe the rich culture; dance to the tune of folk music, enjoy flavorsome cuisine and shop till you drop for handicrafts by choosing one of the Rajasthan cultural holiday packages offered. Culturally wealthy Rajasthan is the mirror of India’s deep-rooted traditions and beliefs. Thus, it makes one of the best places to see the vibrant colors of a diverse nation like India.
Day 1: Delhi
Your arrival at Delhi, Transfer to hotel. In New Delhi visit the Qutub Minar built by Qutub-ud-Din Aibek in 1199, Humayun's Tomb, India Gate (War Memorial Arch ), Lakshminarayan Temple - a modern Hindu Temple. In Old Delhi visit the Raj Ghat - the cremation sites of Mahatma Gandhi , Jama Masjid and drive past Red Fort and Chandni Chowk.. Overnight Delhi.
Day 2: Delhi - Mandawa
Drive to Mandawa/Shekhawati. Mandawa was founded in 1755 by Thakur Nawal Singh and is still the home of his descendants. Mandawa houses a collection of armories, costumes of ancestors, canons from 1820, ancient coins, numismatic collection and many other interesting items preserved in a museum. The whole area of Shekhavati has beautiful frescoes, havelis & mansions and is called the open air gallery. Overnight Mandawa or any of the Shekhawati villages.
Day 3: Mandawa - Bikaner
Drive to Bikaner. Afternoon tour of this desert city. Bikaner is bolstered by imposing walls and has a 16th century fort housing old palaces, temples and a 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. An enormous arched doorway leads to the Joramal Temple. The royal chapel is Har Mandir where royal weddings and births were once celebrated. Overnight Bikaner.
Day 4: Bikaner - Jaisalmer
Leave after breakfast for Jaisalmer (City of Sand Dunes) enroute visit small. villages. On reaching Jaisalmer transfer to a hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 5: Jaisalmer
After breakfast you visit Jaislamer Fort , and Several Old Haveli's (Old Houses ) like the Patwon ki Haveli, People still live in these ancient buildings dating from 12th to 15th century. Every house has exquisite carvings and filigreed work. Overnight Jaisalmer.
Day 6: Jaisalmer - Jodhpur
You leave after breakfast for Jodhpur. On reaching Jodhpur transfer to a hotel. The afternoon is at leisure.
Day 7: Jodhpur
After Breakfast visit the Meharangarh 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. Overnight Jodhpur.
Day 8: Jodhpur - Udaipur
Leave after breakfast for Udaipur, en route visit small villages on arrival check in to a hotel. Over night stay at the hotel.
Day 9: Udaipur
After breakfast you start by visiting Lake Palace , Jagniwa Island , Sahalion ki Bari etc.. Over night stay at the hotel.
Day 10: Udaipur - Pachewargarh
Leave after Breakfast for Pachewargarh, en route visit Jain Temples On reaching Pachewargarh check into a hotel. Over night stay at the hotel.
Day 11: Pachewargarh - Jaipur
Leave after breakfast for Jaipur. On reaching Jaipur transfer to hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 12: Jaipur
After Breakfast visit Amber Fort on Elephant, the royal traditional way, then we visit the walled Pink City, Palace of Winds, City Palace, Birla Madir, Albert hall , etc.. Over night stay at the hotel.
Day 13: Jaipur - Bharatpur
Leave after Breakfast for Bharatpur, the World's Largest Bird Sanctuary. Over night stay at Bharatpur in a hotel .
Day 14: Bharatpur
After Breakfast you visit the Sanctuary.Over night stay at the hotel .
Day 15: Bharatpur - Agra
Leave after breakfast for Agra the Taj city, en route visit Fatehpur Sikri, the deserted city. Over night stay at a hotel.
Day 16: Agra - Varanasi
After breakfast visit the TAJ MAHAL, Agra Fort, Sikandra Fort and later in the evening transfer to Railway station to catch train to Varanasi. Night journey by train.
Day 17: Varanasi
You arrive at Varanasi early in the Morning. We meet upon your arrival. Transfer to a hotel.
Day 18: Varanasi
After Breakfast you take a Boat Trip in River Ganges and in the afternoon visit temples and walk through Ghats. Over night stay at the hotel.
Day 19: Varanasi - Delhi
After Breakfast visit Temples and later in the after noon transfer to Railway station to catch train for Delhi. Night journey by train.
Day 20: Delhi
Arrive at Delhi. We meet upon arrival. Transfer to a hotel. Rest of the day free for Last Minute Shopping. In the Evening transfer to International Airport for your next exciting destination.