Duration: 13 Days
Destination Covered: Delhi - Mandawa - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Udaipur - Pushkar - Jaipur - Agra - Delhi
This is a good holiday tour of Rajasthan for individuals & families. In this most popular Rajasthan tour package of 13 days, you are visiting the desert cities of Mandawa, Bikaner, Jaisalmer, the blue city of Jodhpur, the city of lakes Udaipur, the Pink city of Jaipur and the city of Taj Mahal - Agra. This popular tour of Rajasthan- India starts from and ends in Delhi. Services International Lufthansa City Center offers you this popular tour package for Rajasthan vacations in the best way possible.
Day 01 :- Arrive Delhi.
Upon arrival in Delhi you shall be transferred to your hotel. You shall then have a Tour of Delhi. In Old Delhi, you shall visit Raj Ghat, the cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi, the Jama Masjid and drive past Red Fort and Chandni Chowk. In New Delhi visit the Qutub Minar, Humayun's Tomb, India Gate (War Memorial Arch), Lakshminarayan Temple - a modern Hindu Temple. Also drive past President's House, Parliament House & Government Secretariat Buildings.
Overnight at Delhi
Day 02 :- Delhi Mandawa
This morning you shall drive from Delhi to Mandawa in Rajasthan (260 Kms / 6hrs), the route is scenic and one can witness the countryside. Upon arrival at Mandawa/ Shekhavati Villages you shall check in to your hotel, late evening is at leisure.
Overnight at Mandawa/Shekhavati villages.
Day 03 :- 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 at Bikaner.
Day 04 :- Bikaner Jaisalmer
Drive to Jaisalmer. Rest of the Day at leisure. Overnight Jaisalmer.
Day 05 :- Jaisalmer
Morning visit Jaisalmer. Visit the Fort, bazzars and the old mansions known as "havelis". People still live in these ancient buildings dating from 12th to 15th century. Every house has exquisite carvings and filigreed work. Afternoon free. Overnight Jaisalmer.
Day 06 :- Jaisalmer Jodhpur
Morning drive to Jodhpur. Afternoon 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 07 :- Jodhpur Udaipur
Morning drive to Udaipur visiting Ranakpur Temples enroute. Ranakpur - 98 kms from Udaipur, the Jain Temples built in the 15th century are situated in the lovely valley of the Aravali. Its surrounding is quiet and picturesque. Ranakpur has grand structures and beautiful sculpture. There are 1444 pillars in the temple and none of them are similar. The magic of light & shade is really awe inspiring. Surya Temple and other Jain Temples are side attractions. Overnight Udaipur .
Day 08 :- Udaipur
Morning tour of Udaipur. Visit the City Palace, Jagdish Temple, drive around Fatehsagar Lake, Sahelion ki bari (Queen's resort for her friends) and Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir (Folk art museum). Afternoon free. Overnight Udaipur.
Day 09 :- Udaipur Pushkar
Drive to PUSHKAR. Ajmer was founded by the Chauhan ruler, Aiaipal, during the 11th century & is dominated by the Taragarh Fort built by Prithviraj Chauhan. In Pushkar, visit the holy Lake and also the famous Brahma Temple. Pushkar is one of the holiest places for Hindus. Overnight Pushkar.
Day 10 :- Pushkar Jaipur
Morning drive to Jaipur. In Jaipur visit the Amber Fort -the ancient capital of the State. Visit the Sheesh Mahal or the Hall of Victory glittering with mirrors. Afternoon tour of Jaipur. Jaipur - the capital of Rajasthan was given a colour coat of pink a century ago in honour of a visiting Prince and ever since, it has retained this colour. Built by Maharaja Jai Singh, the notable astronomer, this city is 260 years old. Visit Maharaja's City Palace, & the Observatory . Drive past Hawa Mahal& through the pink rose residential & business areas. Overnight Jaipur.
Day 11 :- Jaipur Agra
Drive to Agra visiting Fatehpur Sikri enroute. Fatehpur Sikri is 40 kms from Agra and built by Emperor Akbar in 1569 and abandoned after 15 years due to scarcity of water. See the graceful buildings including the Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chisti, Panch Mahal and other Palaces. Afternoon visit the world famous Taj Mahal built by the Moghul Emperor Shahjehan in 1630 for his Queen Mumtaz Mahal to enshrine her mortal remains. Later visit the Agra Fort containing the Halls of Public and Private Audience. Overnight Agra.
Day 12 :- Agra Delhi
Drive to Delhi airport in time to return flight.No hotel.
Day 13 :- Departure
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