Rajasthan Heritage Tour
Duration of Tour : 16 Nights / 17 Days
Destination Covered : Delhi - Shekhawati - Khimsar - Bikaner - Osian - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Ranakpur - Udaipur - Deogarh - Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra - Delhi
Day 01: Delhi
Day 03: Delhi - Shekhawati
Arrive at Delhi in the midnight, meeting and assistance by our representative with a traditional Indian welcome. Transfer to the hotel. Overnight in the hotel.
Day 02: Delhi
Have breakfast and be ready for a full day sightseeing tour of Old and New Delh. You will visit the Mughal era monuments Red Fort, Jama Masjid and Humayun's Tomb. You will also visit Raj Ghat, the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi. Enjoy a rickshaw ride through the old city which is an exciting activity during your sightseeing tour of Old Delhi. Before proceeding to the hotel, we take you on a drive through New Delhi where you see the India Gate, Parliament House and President's House. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast in the morning you will be taken to visit one of the oldest monuments in Delhi-the Qutab Minar. Laterin the afternoon we proceed to Shekhawati. On arrival in Shekhawati, check in at the hotel. Overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 04: Shekhawati - Khimsar
Early morning breakfast and proceed to visit the beautiful havelis, which are the main features of Shekhawati. Shekhawati region lies in the north east of Rajasthan and is home to Marwari community. After the sightseeing tour of the exquisitely designed havelis drive to Khimsar. Khimsar is famous for Khimsar Fort, which now has been converted into a hotel. Upon arrival check in at the hotel. In the evening we proceed for a jeep safari in the desert to Black Buck reserve. Overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 05: Khimsar - Bikaner
After morning breakfast we proceed to Bikaner by road. On arrival check in at the hotel, wash and change and relax for a while and later proceed to visit the Junagarh Fort built in red sandstone and marble. Overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 06: Bikaner - Osian - Jaisalmer
Wake up early in the morning and be ready for a drive through the vast stretch of desert on your way to Jaisalmer. On the route you stop at Osian, which is a centre of Hindu and Jain religions. You will visit various temples in Osian. On arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 07: Jaisalmer
You are in a land of beautifully carve Havelies. During the day you will visit various important places in Jaisalmer, which include the Jaisalmer Fort, and the havelis. In the afternoon you will be driven to see the San dunes where you can enjoy the sunset and the camel safari before driving back. Overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 08: Jaisalmer - Jodhpur
Early morning breakfast and enjoy the drive to Jodhpur the second largest city in Rajasthan famous by the name of blue city as most of the houses of the old city are painted blue. The old city is surrounded by a 10 km long wall, which has 101 bastions and seven gates. You will also visit the Mehrangarh Fort, which was built on a steep hill. The fort is among the best in India with exquisitely latticed windows in residential apartments. Later proceed to visit the Jaswant Thada, a royal cenotaph built in white marble. You will also experience the cultures and customs of Jodhpur while strolling down the markets. Overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 09: Jodhpur - Ranakpur - Udaipur
After having breakfast in the hotel drive for Udaipur. On the route stop at Ranakpur, to visit the beautifully carved marble Jain Temples. After a short break at Ranakpur, proceed to Udaipur. On arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 10: Udaipur
Early wake up and have breakfast and be ready to explore the City Palace complex in Udaipur. The City Palace is a group of beautiful places and mansion built over the years by the successive rulers of Udaipur in the past. Also visit the lovely Sahelion-ki-Bari Gardens. Enjoy a sunset cruise on Lake Pichola in the evening. Overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 11: Udaipur - Deogarh
Today you will be driven to Deogarh in the morning. On arrival check in at the Maharaja Palace, which has been converted into a hotel. You are free to do for the rest of the day.You can either explore Deogarh or take a stroll down the bazaars of Deogarh. Overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 12: Deogarh - Jaipur
Drive to Jaipur in the morning. Jaipur is named after Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II. It is famous for its handicrafts and precious and semiprecious stones. On arrival check in at the hotel for wash and change, relax for a while and later proceed to visit the City Palace in the afternoon, which is still the formal residence of the royal family. Also visit the museum in the City Palace that has the private collection of Jaipur Maharajas. We also visit Jantar Mantar, a stone observatory, which is the largest of Jai Singh's five remarkable observatories. Overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 13: Jaipur
After breakfast we proceed to visit the Amber Fort. On the route, visit the Hawa Mahal. You will enjoy an elephant ride to reach the gates of the fort. In the afternoon take a stroll down the colorful Bazaar of Jaipur. In the evening we drive through the new city of Jaipur and visit Laxmi Narayan Mandir- a Hindu temple built in white marble. Enjoy your dinner with a cultural program. Overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 14: Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra
Early morning breakfast and drive to Agra on the route stop at Fatehpur Sikri to visit the abandoned capital city of Mughal emperor's. After a short stopping carry on you're your journey to Agra. On arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 15: Agra
Start your day with a breakfast and sightseeing tour of Agra by visiting the Agra Fort, which was built by three Mughal emperors. After visiting Agra fort, we head to visit the most beautiful monument of India, the Taj Mahal. The Taj Mahal was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, as a tomb and memorial to his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. After the visit of Taj Mahal, we proceed to have a look at the famous fine marble inlay work, which is still done in Agra. Overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 16: Agra - Delhi
After breakfast drive to Delhi. Arrival in Delhi in the afternoon. The rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 17: Delhi
Transfer to airport to catch a flight back home.