Historical Rajasthan Tour Package
Duration : 15 Nights / 16 Days
Places Covered : Delhi - Pushkar - Deogarh - Udaipur - Jodhpur - Jaisalmer - Bikaner - Jaipur - Agra - Delhi
Day 01 : Arrive Delhi
Arrive in Delhi. Upon arrival in Delhi, you will be greeted by RajasthanTour4U Representative . It will be the leisure day and in evening enjoy the sight seeing of Delhi.
Day 02 : Delhi- Pushkar
After hearty breakfast in the morning, proceed straight to Pushkar by shatabadi train(315 km). Upon arrival in Pushkar, RajasthanTour4U Representatives will assist you to transfer to the Deluxe Tents. Deluxe tents which captures the luxurious nostalgia of a bygone age of the Maharaja's Safari and Shikar camps, combined with innovative design demonstrating many of the skills and crafts of Marwar. The camp consists of tents, each with verandah, bedroom and bathroom. There is a large dining tent serving the best of Rajasthani cuisine and a large open reception tent with seating areas.
Day 03 : Pushkar
Enjoy full day at the fair. Built as 'an explosion of fun, frolic, games and laughter', the fair provides some wonderful photographic opportunities and is a rare change to see Rajasthani women decked out in all their traditional jewellery, dress and finery. The fair offers a great feast for visitor's eye.
Pushkar : Pushkar is famous for its colourful annual fair during kartik poornima (full moon) in the November each year. At this time, this otherwise peaceful and gentle village on the banks of holy Pushkar take is thrown into colourful confusion when the desert tribes and camel caravans meet to trade cattle, camels, goat, sheep, clothes, jewellery and spices. Up to 200000 traders and 50000 cattle pour into town, along with numerous festooned camels and colourful pilgrims. After 10 hectic days of livestock dealing, camel racing and colourful festivities, on the night of the full moon (Kartik Poornima), everybody goes for a big holy dip in the lake and performs religious rituals in its waters, to the accompaniment of temple & folk music. Dinner and overnight stay will be at Camp.
Day 04 : Pushkar - Deogarh
After hearty breakfast in the morning , drive to Deogarh. Upon arrival at Deogarh, RajasthanTour4U Representatives will assist you to transfer to the hotel. Visit Deogarh Mahal, built in 1670 A.D. The Mahal stands at a height of 2100 ft. above sea level with its bold battlements, domed turrets and balconies offering a commanding view of the surrounding Aravalli Mountains and its rugged rock-strewn countryside dotted by a number of lakes. Dinner and overnight stay will be at hotel.
Day 05 : Deogarh - Udaipur
After hearty breakfast in the morning, drive to Udaipur. Upon arrival in Udaipur, RajasthanTour4U Representatives will assist you to transfer to the hotel. Late afternoon enjoy a boat cruise on the placid waters of Lake Pichola. From the lake you have a wonderful view of the City Palace stretching along the east bank, while the south bank has pleasant gardens running down to the waterside. Dinner and overnight stay will be at hotel.
Day 06 : Udaipur - Jodhpur
After a relaxed breakfast in the morning, enjoy the city tour of Udaipur. Udaipur is one of India's most romantic cities. This city is famous for its lovely palaces and lakes. Begin by visiting the City Palace and wandering through its beautiful rooms and apartments, then continue on to the Garden of Maidens "Sahelion-ki-bari". Thereafter drive to Jodhpur (280 Km) en route visit Ranakpur Jain temples.
Ranakpur Temples : The Ranakpur Jain Temple was built during the reign of the liberal and gifted Rajput ruler Rana Kumbha in the 15th century. The basement is of 48,000 sq. feet area that covers the whole complex. There are four subsidiary shrines, twenty-four pillared halls and domes supported by over four hundred columns. The total number of columns is 1,444 all of which are intricately carved with no two being alike. Upon arrival in Jodhpur, RajasthanTour4U Representatives will assist you to transfer to the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay will be at hotel.
Day 07 : Jodhpur
After hearty breakfast in the morning, enjoy the city tour of Jodhpur, the largest city in Rajasthan after Jaipur. Jodhpur stands at the edge of the Thar Desert. It was founded by Rao Jodha, chief of the Rathore Rajput clan. The tour includes Meherangarh Fort, one of the most imposing & formidable fort in the whole of fort studded Rajasthan. It is situated on a high natural rock bluff from where you can look down on the wonderful panorama of the bustling city below. Also visit Jaswant Thada, the Royal Cenotaphs. In the afternoon you are free for your own leisure activities. Dinner and overnight stay will be at hotel.
Day 08 : Jodhpur - Jaisalmer
After hearty breakfast in the morning, drive to Jaisalmer (280 km). Upon arrival in Jaisalmer, RajasthanTour4U Representatives will assist you to transfer to the hotel. Late afternoon visit the Sand Dunes and enjoy a camel ride to view the sunset, as the sky is set on fire and Rajasthani folk musicians play haunting tunes. It can be an unforgettable experience. Dinner and overnight stay will be at hotel.
Day 09 : Jaisalmer
After a relaxed breakfast in the morning, visit the city's magnificent havelis or merchant's houses, each richly decorated and carved from golden yellow sandstone - Patwon-ki-haveli (House of the Brocade Merchants) is the largest and most elaborate of the famous havelis of Jaisalmer. The Nathmalji-ki-haveli (The Mansion of Nathmalji), the last of the great havelis was built in the late 19th century. End the morning with a visit to Gadisar Lake, the large natural oasis that attracted Rawal Jaisal to this site. Late afternoon visit the Royal Cenotaphs of the Rawals in Barra bagh where the rulers were cremated. This is also the best place from which to watch the spectacular desert sunset, and photograph the fort. Dinner and overnight stay will be at hotel.
Day 10 : Jaisalmer - Gajner
After hearty breakfast in the morning, drive to Gajner (280 km). Upon arrival at Gajner, RajasthanTour4U Representatives will assist you to transfer to the hotel. Gajner Palace is an unparalleled "Jewel in the Thar Desert". The palace is built by Maharaja Ganga Singhji of Bikaner on the embankment of a lake. During winter even now, this palace with its beautiful lake and surrounded wooded areas become the home of different species of migratory birds, most renowned amongst them being the Imposing Sand Grouse. Endangered Antelopes like Black Bucks, Nilgais, Chinkaras and other animals like the Wild Boar roam freely in this area which is now a preserved sanctuary. Dinner and overnight stay will be at hotel.
Day 11 : Gajner - Bikaner - Jaipur
After hearty breakfast in the morning, drive to Jaipur (280 km), en route visit Bikaner. Enjoy the city tour of Bikaner. This desert town in the north of Rajasthan was founded in 1488 by Roa Bikaji, a descendant of the founder of Jodhpur. Visit the Junagarh Fort constructed between 1588 and 1593 by Raja Jai Singh, a general in the Moghul Emperor Akbar's army. Afterward, continue drive to Jaipur. Upon arrival in Jaipur, RajasthanTour4U Representatives will assist you to transfer to the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay will be at hotel.
Day 12 : Jaipur
After hearty breakfast in the morning, take a tour to the Amber Fort. This impressive Fort is situated on a ridge just outside Jaipur City. At the foot of the hill you will mount your caparisoned elephant for the slow but steady climb up to the main gate, making your entrance in the time honoured fashion. The Fort, completed in the early 18th century, took over 100 years to build and now, although deserted, offers a fascinating insight into the lifestyle of the Moghul ruling families.
In the afternoon, enjoy city tour of Jaipur. "The Pink City" is spectacularly set within surrounding rugged hills, dotted with ancient ruined fortresses. Your tour will include the imposing City Palace, still home to the Maharaja although several of the rooms are now open to the public. Many antiques and artefacts belonging to the ruling family are housed here, including a collection of weaponry. You will also visit the Hawa Mahal "Palace of the Winds", and the open-air Jantar Mantar Observatory to see the vast astronomical instruments. Enjoy a stroll through the colourful bazaar before returning to your hotel. Dinner and overnight stay will be at hotel.
Day 13 : Jaipur - Agra
After a relaxed breakfast in the morning, drive to Agra (56 km) en route visit Fatehpur Sikri. In Fatehpur Sikri visit the impressive sandstone fortress. The fort was built in the 16th century and only occupied for a few years before being abandoned, leaving the buildings in virtually perfect conditions. Continue drive to Agra and upon arrival, check-in at hotel. Arrive in Agra by afternoon. Upon arrival in Agra, RajasthanTour4U Representatives will assist you to transfer to the hotel. Spend for few times in relax at the hotel. Later, visit the famous Moghul monument Taj Mahal, constructed by Emperor Shah Jahan in the loving memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal "the lady of the Taj". It is said that the Taj Mahal is the most extravagant monument ever built for love, for the emperor was heartbroken when Mumtaz died after 17 years of marriage, during the birth of her 14th child. The central structure has four small domes surrounding the huge, central dome. (Taj Mahal is closed for tourist on Friday). Come back to the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay will be at hotel.
Day 14 : Agra - Delhi
After hearty breakfast in the morning, visit the Red Fort built by three generations of Mughal Emperors starting from Akbar the Great in 1565 AD, which is a masterpiece of design and construction. It housed both the residential Palaces of the Royal family, and the military quarters. In afternoon drive to Delhi (203 km). Upon arrival in Delhi, RajasthanTour4U Representatives will assist you to transfer to the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay will be at hotel.
Day 15 : Delhi
After hearty breakfast in the morning, visit Old Delhi. Former centre of Moghul Power, Old Delhi offers ancient monuments, narrow streets and bustling bazaars. Drive past the Red Fort, built in 1648 and board the 'rickshaw ride' for a unique experience from the Red Fort, through "Chandni Chowk" or Silver Street, experiencing the sights and sounds of this very busy avenue heading west from the Fort. Later visit the Jama Masjid, the greatest mosque in India and completed in 1658 by Shah Jahan who also built the Taj Mahal, and the Raj Ghat, the simple memorial to Mahatma Gandhi. Afternoon visit New Delhi - drive past the stately government buildings of the British Era designed by Lutyens, including the India Gate & the Presidential Palace. Continue onto the beautiful Humayuns tomb of the Mughal era & predecessor of the world famous Taj Mahal. End the tour at the towering minaret of Qutab Minar. After farewell dinner, RajasthanTour4U Representatives will assist you to transfer to the International Airport to catch flight for your home destination.
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