The mention of forts, palaces, royalty and opulence rings in the mind one name- Rajasthan! Yes, home to numerous forts, palaces, and other ancient monuments; Rajasthan is one of the most fondly frequented tourist destinations in India. Being a neighbor to the national capital offers easy accessibility to the guests who nurture dreams of visiting the various attractions of this place. With the Forts and Castles of Rajasthan tour we strive to facilitate all history lovers, architecture students and even leisure tourists to come and explore the heritage of India like never before... Embark of a journey through time as you behold and witness the living legends of Rajasthan epitomized in resplendent forts and palaces each reverberating with a timeless tale. Rajasthan is a land where royalty and elegance is a tradition that is followed till now. The legendary land of Rajasthan is dotted with a number of forts and palaces. Forts and Palaces of Royal Rajasthan tour package is exclusively handpicked for you to feast on the royal heritage and vibrant culture of Rajasthan. Embark on this 11 day tour of Forts and Palaces of Royal Rajasthan to explore the landmark monuments of Rajasthan.
Upon your arrival our representative will meet you at the airport to welcome and transfer you to hotel where your overnight stay will be arranged.
Embark on a full day city tour which will include Laxmi Narayan Temple, India Gate, Parliament House, Jama, Red Fort, Gandhi memorial at Rajghat. Also included in itinerary are the Qutub Minar Group of Monuments and Humayun's Tomb, both of them are recognized World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Later you will be returned to your hotel to rewind and overnight stay.
Depart by road to Mandawa after a leisurely breakfast in the morning. The region lies in the golden triangle formed by three major destinations Delhi, Jaipur and Bikaner.
Upon arrival in Mandawa you rep will assist you in a smooth transfer to the hotel. Later in the evening you will be taken on a visit to Shekhawati area and painted havelis followed by one hour camel ride. Return to your hotel for your overnight stay.
A local sightseeing tour of Bikaner City will be on the cards in the morning. You'll be visiting the Junagarh Fort, built in 1611 AD. Major attractions covered in your itinerary today are Anup Mahal, Karan Mahal, and Bijai Phool Mahal. Later you'll be transferred back to your hotel for your overnight stay.
In the morning after breakfast, move on by road towards Jaisalmer. Jaisalmer is a tiny jewel in the heart of the Thar, the Great Indian Desert. Upon arrival you will be checked-in to hotel. Explore this magnificent fort city in the evening and return to your hotel later for overnight stay.
After an unhurried breakfast, proceed for sightseeing tour of Jaisalmer which will include Jaisalmer Fort built on the highest point of the Trikuta Hill. Some of the major attractions inside the fort includes Megh Durbar and an array of medieval temples, Salim Singh-Ki-Haveli, PatwonKi-Haveli (a beautiful mansions with stone carving and lattice work of breath taking intricacy) and Lodurva. A camel ride will be arranged for you in the evening. Return to your hotel for overnight stay.
In the morning of your 7th day of itinerary you will depart for Jodhpur by road. Upon arrival you will be checked-in to hotel .Later in the day enjoy a city tour session covering Mehrangarh fort, one of the largest forts in India. A number of palaces are sprinkled in the fort, interspersed with sprawling courtyards. are intricately carved Jaswant Thada The 19th century royal cenotaph, a creation in white marble Clock tower The timely treasure of Jodhpur. Spend your evening at leisure. Overnight stay will be in hotel.
Morning drive today will take you to Udaipur. A tour at Ranakpur temples which is considered to be the pilgrimage centre of Rajasthan will be arranged for you en route. One of the major temples here is Chaturmukh temples. Later, arrive in Udaipur and check into your hotel. An evening walk around the local bazaar will be arranged to acquaint you with the lifestyle of the local people. Spend overnight at the hotel.
In the morning of the 9th day of your itinerary you will embark on the city tour of Udaipur covering Saheliyon Ki Bari, Jagdish temple renowned for its Indo-Aryan style of architecture, City Palace located on the banks of Lake Pichola and Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir (Folk Art Museum). Later in the evening a boat ride will be arranged on Lake Pichola (subject to water level in the Lake). Return to your hotel for the overnight stay.
Today you'll move forward to reach Pushkar. Upon arrival you will be assisted in a smooth transfer to your hotel. Later in the evening you may explore the local area at leisure. Return to your hotel for your overnight stay.
In the morning, drive towards Jaipur. On arrival in Jaipur, we'll transfer you to your hotel.
Today morning we shall take you for a tour to Amer Fort, and enjoy the joy ride on Elephant. In the afternoon, enjoy the local sightseeing tour which will cover City Palace, Royal Observatory (Jantar Mantar) and the Bazaar etc. Later relax in your hotel and spend overnight.
In the morning you will be driven to Jaipur which is approx 235 kms by road and takes around 5 hrs drive to reach. En route visit to Fatehpur Sikri (Old Deserted town of Mughal Dynasty) is also a part of your itinerary today. The attractions at this ghost town include Jama Masjid, Buland Darwaza, Palace of Jodha Bai, Birbal Bhawan & Panch Mahal. On arrival in Agra you will be checked-in o the hotel for your overnight stay.
Today morning we shall take you on a city tour which will include Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, and Itmad-ud-Daula Tomb. The tomb is of particular interest since many of its design elements are precursor to the architecture employed later in the Taj Mahal.
Afternoon we shall drive you towards Delhi which is around 205 Kms and takes 5 hrs drive approx to reach by road. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to the International airport or to the place of your convenience to connect to your onward destination. (No hotel in Delhi)
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