rajasthan palace tour

Rajasthan Tourism Palace(I-26)

Duration: 14 Days

Destination Covered:Delhi - Udaipur - Ranakpur - Jodhpur - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Pushkar - Jaipur - Agra

The royal Rajasthan palace & heritage sites in Rajasthan takes you to the historic places of this North Indian state. It is a 2 week cultural tour of Rajasthan starting from Delhi and ending in Delhi. The first part of palace & forts tour of Rajasthan is by flight. The rest of the tour is by road. This Rajasthan tourism palace covers touristic cities and gives you the possibility of viewing the rural India enroute. A most recommended tour of Rajasthan - India, the program is brought to you by Indian Destination Management Company - Services International Lufthansa City Center.

Day 01 :- Arrive Delhi.
Arrive Delhi. Transfer to hotel. Check-in and check-out timings are always 1200 hrs noon. Morning visit Raj Ghat - the cremation sites of Mahatma Gandhi Jama Masjid and drive past Red Fort and Chandni Chowk. Afternoon visit Qutab Minar built by Qutub-ud-Din Aibek in 1199, Humayun's Tomb, India Gate (War Memorial Arch), Lakshmi Narayan Temple- a modern Hindu Temple. Also drive past President's House, Parliament House, Government Secretariat Buildings and Connaught Place shopping centre. Overnight Delhi.

Day 02 :- Delhi Udaipur
Transfer to airport to board flight for Udaipur. arrive & check in hotel. Overnight Udaipur.

Day 03 :- Udaipur
Fatehsagar LakeMorning 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 04 :- Udaipur Ranakpur Jodhpur
jagdish temple Morning drive to Jodhpur 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 Jodhpur.

Day 05 :- Jodhpur Jaisalmer
Jaisalmer haveli Drive to Jaisalmer. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight Jaisalmer.

Day 06 :- Jaisalmer
Jaisaler HaveliMorning 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.

Overnight Jaisalmer.

Day 07 :- Jaisalmer Jodhpur.
Maharangarh Fort 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 08 :- Jodhpur Pushkar
Brahma TempleDrive 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 09 :- Pushkar Jaipur
Hawa Mahal Morning drive to Jaipur. Arrive & check in hotel. 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. 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 10 :- Jaipur
Morning visit Amber Fort was the ancient capital of the State. Visit the Sheesh Mahal or the Hall of Victory glittering with mirrors. Ascend the Fort on Elephant back. Morning visit Amber Fort was the ancient capital of the State. Visit the Sheesh Mahal or the Hall of Victory glittering with mirrors. Ascend the Fort on Elephant back.

Afternoon free. Overnight Jaipur.

Day 11 :- Jaipur Agra
Fatehpur Sikri 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. Overnight Agra.

Day 12 :- Agra
Taj Mahal Morning 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 the Halls of Public and Private Audience. Also visit the Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daullah built by Empress Noorjehan in memory of her father. TAJ MAHAL IS CLOSED ON FRIDAY.

Afternoon free. Overnight Agra.

Day 13 :- Agra Delhi
India Gate Drive to Delhi airport in time for return flight. No hotel.

Day 14 :- Departure