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12 Days Culture tour itinerary for india: ENCHANTING RAJASTHAN

New Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Pushkar

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ENCHANTING RAJASTHAN

Visiting enchanting Rajasthan is always an exciting experience. Enriched with glorious history and culture, this 11 days and 10 nights Rajasthan tour package are one of the magnificent ways to explore the rustic beauty of the desert. From the luxury palaces of Udaipur to the huge forts of Jodhpur, to the Havelis of Jaisalmer to wildlife safari at the Amber Fort in Jaipur, it has something fascinating to offer to everyone. You will also get captivated with the traditional folk dance and music.

DAY 01

ARRIVE - DELHI

On arrival at Delhi, our representative meets you at the airport and assists you till your check in process at the [sensitive content]ay overnight at the hotel.

DAY 02

DELHI - UDAIPUR BY FLIGHT

Morning free for your own activitiES. Afternoon transfer to Airport for Udaipur. Meet on arrival at Udaipur Airport and transfer to hotel. Rest of the day free for shopping around the local market. Overnight stay at the hotel.

DAY 03

UDAIPUR - THE CITY OF LAKES

In the morning take a boat ride at Lake Pichola.Next visit City Palace- It was built by the Maharana Udai Singh as the capital of the Sisodia Rajput clan in 1559.Jagdish Temple - Jagdish Temple is a large Hindu temple in the middle of Udaipur in Rajasthan.A big tourist attraction, the temple was originally called the temple of Jagannath Rai but is now called Jagdish-Ji, Saheliyon Ki Bari (Gardens of the Maids of Honor) and Museum.Evening transfer to the [sensitive content]ay overnight at the hotel.

Udaipur the "City of Lakes" is one among the most romantic and most beautiful city of India.It is a lovely land around the blue water lakes, an edge of the lush hills of the Aravalli’s.A vision in white soaked in romance and beauty, Udaipur city of Rajasthan state is a fascinating blend of sights, sounds, and experiences - an inspiration for the imagination of the painters, poets, and writers.Udaipur's lakes, gardens, temples and narrow lanes scattered with stalls, carry the flavor of heroic past, epitomizing valor and chivalry.

DAY 04

UDAIPUR - JODHPUR

After breakfast drive to Jodhpur. On arrival at Jodhpur check-in at the hotel. Evening free for shopping around the local market. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Jodhpur is known as the "Sun City" for the bright, sunny weather it enjoys round the year. It is also referred to as the "Blue City" due to the bright blue-painted houses around the Mehrangarh Fort. The old city circles and the fort are bounded by a wall with several gates. Whereas, the city has expanded very much outside the wall over the past several decades.

DAY 05

JODHPUR - JAISALMER

After breakfast go for a half day sightseeing tour of Jodhpur city. Visit the Mehrangarh Fort - Mehrangarh Fort, located in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, is one of the largest forts in India. The fort is situated 400 feet above the city and is enclosed by imposing thick walls, The Jaswant Thada - The Jaswant Thada is an architectural landmark located in Jodhpur. It is a white marble memorial built by Sardar Singh in 1899 in memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II and the Umaid Bhawan Palace - Umaid Bhawan Palace is one of the world's largest private residences. A part of the palace is managed by Taj Hotels. Named after Maharaja Umaid Singh, grandfather of the present owners of the palace, this monument has 347 rooms and serves as the principal residence of the erstwhile Jodhpur royal family.

Afternoon drive to Jaisalmer, On arrival check-in at the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.

DAY 06

JAISALMER - CAMEL SAFARI

After breakfast go for a full day for sightseeing tour of Jaisalmer. Visit the Jaisalmer Fort - Jaisalmer Fort is one of the largest forts in the world. It is situated in Jaisalmer city in the Indian state of Rajasthan. It was built in 1156 AD by the Bhati Rajput ruler Rao Jaisal, from where it derives its name, Manak Chowk, Havelis, Gadisar Lake - Gadisar Lake is one of the most important tourist attractions in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, its charm lies in the fact that it was the only source of water for the Jaisalmer city in the olden days and the colorful markets. In the afternoon go for an excursion to Sam Sand Dunes. In the evening take a camel safari and enjoy the sunset at sand dunes. Later drive back to Jaisalmer. Stay overnight at the hotel.

Jaisalmer was founded by Prince Jaisal Bhatti. The town stands on a ridge of yellowish sandstone, crowned by a fort, which contains the palace and several ornate Jain temples. Centuries ago Jaisalmer's strategic position on the camel train routes brought its locals enormous wealth which they spent in building intricately carved palaces and temples in golden-yellow sandstone. These fortresses of Jaisalmer also known as Havelis of Jaisalmer are like a mirage in the barren Thar Desert. On either side of the narrow lanes of Jaisalmer are the sandstone havelis, made up with stone carvings, screen windows, delicate pavilions, and balconies.

DAY 07

JAISALMER - BIKANER

After having breakfast drive to Bikaner. On arrival check-in at the hotel. Evening free to explore the city by your own. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Bikaner founded in 1488, the desert city of Bikaner is located in north-western Rajasthan. The city was founded by Rao Bika with the help of Nehra Jats. Bikaner was well protected from its enemies by the harsh deserts. It was also a major trade center as it was located on the ancient caravan route which linked Central Asia and North India with Gujarat seaports.

DAY 08

BIKANER - NAWALGARH

After breakfast go for half day tour of Bikaner, visiting the Bikaner Fort (Junagarh Fort)- The fort was originally called Chintamani and was renamed Junagarh or "Old Fort" in the early 20th century when the ruling family moved to Lalgarh Palace outside the fort limits, The Lalgarh Palace - The palace was built between 1902 and 1926 according to Rajput, Mughal and European architectural styles and the Deshnoke Temple (Karni Mata Temple) - Karni Mata, considered as an incarnation of Goddess Durga lived here in the fourteenth century and performed many miracles.

Afternoon drive to Nawalgarh, on arrival check-in at the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.

DAY 09

NAWALGARH - JAIPUR

After breakfast take a walking sightseeing tour of Nawalgarh Havelis, Poddar Haveli, Aath Haveli, Morarka Haveli and Bala Qila. Later drive to Jaipur. On arrival check-in at the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.

DAY 10

JAIPUR

After breakfast visits the Amber Fort ascend the fort in Open Jeeps.Amer, originally, was the capital of the state before Jaipur.It is an old fort, built in 1592 by Raja Man Singh, Maharaja's City Palace - City Palace, Jaipur, which includes the Chandra Mahal and Mubarak Mahal palaces and other buildings, is a palace complex in Jaipur, The Observatory (Jantar Mantar)- The Jantar Mantar is a collection of architectural astronomical instruments, built by Sawai Jai Singh who was a Mughal Commander and served Emperor Aurangzeb and later Mughals.Drive past the Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds)- Its unique five-storey exterior is also akin to the honeycomb of the beehive with its 953 small windows called Jharokhas that are decorated with intricate latticework.Evening transfer to [sensitive content]ay overnight at hotel.

DAY 11

JAIPUR - DELHI

Today after breakfast drive back to Delhi on arrival check in at hotel evening free at own leisure stay overnight in Delhi.

DAY 12

DELHI - DEPART

Today you will have departure transfer to Airport for the flight to onward destinations.

  • 370 USD Per Group (* 06 - 08 Persons)
  • 515 USD Per Adult (* 02 - 04 Persons)

Air-condition vehicle for 12days as per the tour itinerary.

Arrival and departure transfers in Delhi and Udaipur.

11 Nights’ hotel accommodation.

Accommodation on twin sharing basis.

Daily breakfast at hotels.

Elephant ride in Jaipur at Amer Fort.

Boat ride in Udaipur at Lake Pichola.

Driver’s food and his accommodation.

English speaking driver.

English speaking guide in Delhi – Agar – Jaipur and Udaipur.

Flight tickets from Delhi – Udaipur in economy class.

Fuel charges and parking fees.

Toll, road, and state taxes.

Camera and monuments entrance fees.

Food and beverages.

Laundry and telephone bills.

Personal expenditures.

Portage and Tips.

Extra person will cost USD$ 280

New Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Pushkar

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