Royal Rajasthan Tours16 Days
Rajasthan literally means 'The Land of Kings'. Though kings and queens are now a part of history, the forts and palaces of Rajasthan stand tall as regal icons of the former opulence of the region.
Destinations Covered :Delhi - Samode - Nawalgarh - Mandawa - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Ghanerao - Ranakpur - Udaipur - Deogarh - Kanota - Agra - Delhi
Day 01: Delhi - Samode
On your arrival in Delhi international airport, our representatives will meet you. From there you will be directly taken to Samode. First thing on arrival, you will check in into Hotel Samode Palace. In the afternoon, you will explore the place, famous for its magnificent havelis, mansions and handicrafts. Following in the evening will be a welcome dinner, along with a traditional Rajasthani dance. For the night, you will be staying at the hotel.
Day: 02 - Samode - Nawalgarh
In the morning, you will leave to take a tour of the near by Jaipur, covering Amber Fort and the royal observatory. Thereafter, you will proceed to Nawalgarh, having a huge fort with colorful bazaar and numerous havelis with elaborate architecture. On arrival, you will check in into Hotel Roop Niwas Palace and then explore the place a little. Night stay will be at the hotel.
Day: 03 - Nawalgarh - Mandawa
In the morning, you will explore the rest of the place and then leave for Mandawa. It is the ideal place to experience Rajasthan's rich cultural heritage. You will be checking into Castle Mandawa. Rest of the day will be for exploring the place, also known as Rajasthan's 'open art gallery'. The entire region is adorned with artistically painted havelis, mansions and homes. Overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day: 04 - Mandawa - Bikaner
In the first half of the day, you will continue exploring Mandawa. In the afternoon, you will proceed to Bikaner. Its forts and palaces, camels and dunes, havelis and temples, all are a testimony to the bygone royal era. On arrival, you will check into Hotel Lallgarh Palace. For the night, you will rest at the hotel.
Day: 05 - Bikaner Sightseeing
The whole day will be for enjoying the various historic monuments of the city. Your tour will cover Junagadh Fort, built by Raja Rai Singh and having a 986m long wall and two entrances. Also included will be Bhand Sagar Temple (16th century Jain temple) and Camel Breeding Farm. The farm will offer you a unique experience, of riding on a camel and perhaps even having the first taste of camel's milk. You will be resting for the night at the hotel.
Day: 06 - Bikaner - Jaisalmer
In the morning, you will leave for Jaisalmer, the Citadel City. After checking into Hotel Rawal Kot on arrival, you will relax for some time. Later, you may explore the city a little. For night, the stay will be at the hotel.
Day: 07 - Jaisalmer Sightseeing
In the morning, a city tour will be awaiting you. The first place on the itinerary will be Jaisalmer Fort, a magnificent fort built on the highest point of the Tricuta hill. Next will be a visit to Salim Singh ki haveli and Patwon ki haveli (beautiful mansions with exquisite stone carving and lattice). Lastly, you will see Lodurva, an outstanding example of architectural grandeur. The hotel will play your host for the night.
Day: 08 - Jaisalmer Sightseeing
Concluding your trip to Jaisalmer will be a visit to the picturesque dunes. You will be visiting Sam sand dunes. If you feel like, you may go out on a camel safari to get the real feel of the desert. Again for the night, the retreat will be your hotel rooms.
Day 09: Jaisalmer - Jodhpur
In the morning, you will proceed to Jodhpur. After taking a short tour of the Sun City, you will move to the Hotel Sardar Samand Palace. It is located near the Sardar Samand Lake, providing an amazing overview. The night stay will be at the hotel.
Day 10:Jodhpur - Ghanerao
In the morning, you will further explore the Jodhpur city. Afternoon will be for a drive to Ghanerao. On arrival, you will check in into Ghanerao Castle. You will stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 11: Ghanerao - Ranakpur
Morning will be reserved for an excursion to Kumbhalgarh, known for its magnificent kumbhalgarh fort. In the afternoon, you will proceed to Ranakpur. After reaching there, you will check in into Hotel Maharani Bagh. You will rest for the night at the hotel.
Day 12: Ranakpur - Udaipur
The morning will be reserved for visiting Ranakpur Jain Temples. Later, you will leave for Udaipur. On arrival, the first thing will be to check into Hotel Shiv Niwas Palace. Afternoon will be for having a tour of the city. Overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 13: Udaipur - Deogarh
In the morning, you will explore the rest of the city. In the afternoon, you will drive down to Deogarh. On arrival, you will check into Hotel Deogarh Mahal, a castle of medieval Rajasthan. If you like, you may also go for trekking in the hills or take a walk in the village. Other options will be to see a local tribal warrior dance or a performance by folk musicians and artists. The overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 14: Deogarh - Kanota
In the morning, you will leave for JaipKanota. There, you will check into Royal Castle, Kanota. Rest of the day will be free for a little rest. Overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 15: Kanota - Agra
In the morning, you will drive down to Agra. On the way, you will be visiting Fatehpur Sikri, the deserted capital city of Mughal emperor Akbar. After arrival, you will check into the hotel. Afternoon will be reserved for city tour, covering Taj Mahal (the monument of love), Red Fort, and the Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah. For the night, you will retire to your hotel rooms.
Day: 16: Agra - Delhi
Morning will be for a trip back to Delhi. En route, you will visit Sikandara, the tomb of Mughal emperor Akbar. After arriving in Delhi, you will take a small sightseeing tour the city. Thereafter, you will enjoy a farewell dinner. In the late evening, you will be escorted to the international airport, to catch a flight to your destination.