I2 - Royal Rajputana

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12 Days, 11 Nights – Delhi, Agra, Mandawa, Bikaner, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Udaipur, and Jaipur

Royalty, Colour & tradition-Rajasthan has it all, dotted with small & big Palaces, forts & temples. The best of Rajasthan-every day in a Palace hotel. Experience the Royal splendour of the past living in and sleeping in rooms previously used by the Royal families of Rajasthan. This itinerary takes off from Delhi the Indian capital since the days of the Raj. Features the city of Taj and the great Indian thar desert dotted throughout with mini & big palaces, forts, temples & monuments. You will also experience the many colours of Rajasthan-from the colourful attire of the women to decorated camels, camel carts & the fairs & festivals. The best time to visit Rajasthan is from Oct to April when the weather is nice & cool.

Tour Includes:
All hotels on twin share inclusive of taxes.
Entrance fees and English speaking guide.
All transfers.
Deluxe transportation by car/coach.
Porterage and tips.
Service of a tour escort for groups of 10 or more.

 

 

Itinerary


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Day 1 – Delhi
Transfer to hotel. Full day sightseeing tour of New Delhi & Old Delhi to include the Mughal gardens, India Gate, Parliament House, Bahai Temple & the Qutab Minar. Lunch will be at the Mehrauli village complex. After lunch proceed to the historic Old City, visit Rajghat - Memorial to Mahatma Gandhi, India’s largest Mosque the Jama Masjid, visit to the famous silver street “Chandini Chowk” & the magnificent Red Fort, where you shall also witness a son-et-lumiere. Dinner at a restaurant called Chor Bazaar, where the buffet is spread on a vintage car. Overnight in Delhi.

Day 2 – Delhi / Agra
After breakfast drive to Agra. Post lunch tour of the Taj Mahal and the fabulous Agra fort. Evening free at leisure. Overnight in Agra.

Day 3 – Agra / Mandawa
Drive to Mandawa. Afternoon explore the painted havelies of Shekhawati. Overnight in Mandawa.

Day 3 – Mandawa / Bikaner

Morning drive to Bikaner arriving by lunch. After lunch tour of Junagarh fort, where beyond the massive walls, rise picturesque pavilions, delicately ornamented balconies and windows in hundred different designs, murals and frescoes,  mirror studded walls, blue and white chinese tiles, mosaic  floors & the finest of carvings. Also visit the Ganga Golden Jubilee Museum which has a good collection of terra-cotta potteries 5000 years old & centuries old miniature paintings. Overnight in Bikaner.

Day 5 – Bikaner / Jaisalmer
Morning drive to Jaisalmer arriving by lunch. Jaisalmer is in the heart of the Thar desert. Evening free to explore the fortress town, through narrow streets leading to Jain temples & havelies with most exquisite stone carvings in golden honey yellow stone. Overnight in Jaisalmer.

Day 6 – Jaisalmer
Day return tour of Sam sand dunes for camel rides and view the magnificent sunset over the Thar desert. Overnight at camp.

Day 7 – Jaisalmer
Full day tour of the fort & Palace. Evening transfer to railway station to board overnight train to Jodhpur. Overnight aboard the train.

Day 8 – Jodhpur
Arrive Jodhpur early morning. Afternoon tour of Meherangarh fort and the grand Umaid Bhawan palace. Overnight in Jodhpur

Day 9 – Jodhpur / Udaipur
Drive to Udaipur via the famous marble temple of Ranakpur. Evening sunset boat ride on lake Pichola. Overnight in Udaipur.

Day 10 – Udaipur / Jaipur
Drive to Jaipur. Afternoon sightseeing of the city palace, palace of winds and the observatory. Overnight in Jaipur.

Day 11- Jaipur / Delhi

Morning excursion to Amber fort on elephant back. Later explore the colourful bazaars of the pink city and then drive to Delhi.

Day 12 - Delhi
Transfer to Waterbanks Island resort near Delhi (only 25 kms from International Airport) can be reached only by boats & the place abounds with a variety of birds, deer & lots of flora & fauna. Evening farewell lakeside bar-be-cue dinner. Late night or early morning transfer to International airport to board your flight.

 

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