Royal Rajasthan Journeys Tour.

Royal Rajasthan Journeys Tour.

Tour Overview

Rajasthan is the “pearl of India”. Impressive maharaja palaces, camel caravans, colorful markets, sandy deserts and holy lakes inspire. Rajasthan is pristine, pristine India. The trip leads to the highlights, but also to rarely visited areas.

Highlights

  • Delhi Sightseeing Including Qutub Minar, Humayun’s Tomb, Raj Ghat,
  • Visit Beautiful Havelis of Mandawa
  • Visit Famous Karni Mata Temple (Rat temple)
  • Stopover visiting the village Kheechan
  • Visit Famous Havelis in Jaisalmer
  • Visit Oldest Ranakpur Jain Temple
  • Enjoy a boat ride at Lake Pichola
  • Village Safari in Deogarh

Day 01:   Arrive in Delhi.

Land in Delhi after clearing immigration and all customs formalities you will welcome by our representative in the arrival hall and transferred to your Hotel.

Day 02:   Delhi.

Have Morning Breakfast at the Hotel. Your guide will meet you in the lobby and proceed to visit New Delhi – designed in 1911 by the British. Your tour includes visit Qutub Minar,  Humayun’s Tomb, and  Post Lunch we will drive past the Government Building, India Gate President house. Afternoon tour Old Delhi, pass by the Red Fort, a symbol of Mughal power, and enjoy a ‘rickshaw’ (pedicab) ride around Chandni Chowk area, visit Raj Ghat, a memorial of the great Mahatma Gandhi.

Day 03:   Delhi – Mandawa

Breakfast. In the morning we drive to Mandawa (05 hrs) visiting the towns of the Shekhawati “Nawalgarh and Dundlodh” region. On arrival transfer to your hotel. Mandawa is known for its Havelis (mansions). Afternoon we will walk around and visit the Havelis painted with beautiful frescoes, also known as “the ‘ open art gallery” of Rajasthan.

Day 04:   Mandawa – Bikaner

Breakfast. The morning we drive to Bikaner (05 hrs), The princely state of Bikaner was founded by Rao Bika for the blessings of the goddess Karni Mata in the year 1488. On arrival transfer to the hotel. Afternoon, we will visit the strong Junagarh Fort and Museum Prachina.  Later we will also visit the Bikaner camel breeding farm. Later excursion to Karni Mata Temple, also popularly known as ‘Rat Temple’ which was built in the 17th century and dedicated to an incarnation of the goddess Durga.

Day 05:  Bikaner – Kheechan – Jaisalmer

Breakfast. Morning drive to Jaisalmer (06 hours) en-route visiting the village Kheechan, in recent years has established a tradition of feeding wild birds, including Demoiselle cranes that winter here every year. Up to 500 kilograms (1,102 pounds) of birdseed is consumed each day by eating birds and receives over 9,000 Demoiselle cranes from September until March of the following year. The village was presented in the Birding World magazine in an article titled “Kheechan – the Demoiselle crane village”. We will continue our drive to Jaisalmer. On arrival transfer to the hotel. In the evening we will enjoy a CAMEL RIDE and witness the famous Jaisalmer sunset-‘a photographer’s delight’

Day 06:   Jaisalmer

Breakfast. Morning sightseeing tour of the 12- century Jaisalmer Fort, also known as the ‘living fort’ which houses 25% of the population of Jaisalmer and also visit the Jain temples within the fort walls. Also visit the Gadi Sagar, the water reservoir which was once the water supply of the city and has many small temples & shrines around it. We will also visit some of the Havelis or ‘mansions’ like the Patwon- ki- Haveli, Salim Singh- ki- Haveli, and Nathmal- ki- Haveli. Afternoon at leisure to explore the old Jaisalmer city or visit the Sam dunes.

Day 07:    Jaisalmer – Jodhpur

Breakfast. The morning we drive to Jodhpur (05 hrs), reached at Jodhpur and transfer to Hotel for relaxing, Later we will visit the Meherangarh Fort,  Jaswant Thada, Umaid Bhawan Palace museum to see the priceless collection of the royal family of Jodhpur.

Day 08:   Jodhpur – Ranakpur – Udaipur

Breakfast. Morning drive to Udaipur (06 hours) visiting en route the beautiful ornate Jain temple at Ranakpur. Sunset cruise on Lake Pichola and visit the Jag Mandir Palace.

Day 9:    Udaipur

Breakfast. Morning tour of Udaipur which includes a visit to the City Palace, Jagdish Temple, drive along Fateh Sagar Lake to visit “Sahelion-ki-Bari”, Garden of the maids of honor.

Day 10:     Udaipur – Deogarh

Breakfast. The morning we drive to Deogarh (3 hours) and is located approximately 80 miles northeast of Udaipur in Rajasthan State. Evening we will participate in the village safari to experience the typical rural life of India.

Day 11:     Deogarh – Jaipur

  Breakfast. Morning drive to Jaipur (04 hours) the capital of Rajasthan, also known as “the Pink City” of India. On arrival proceed to the hotel.

Day 12:    Jaipur

Breakfast. This morning visit Amber Fort, visiting the Royal Observatory,  Palace of Winds, the Hawa Mahal. Later, Visit a Hindu temple to witness the ‘AARTI’ ceremony. Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 13:     Jaipur – Agra

Breakfast. Morning drive to Agra visiting en route the ornate step wells at Abhaneri and Fatehpur Sikri,

Day 14:     Agra – Delhi Home

Breakfast. Taj Mahal, This morning enjoy an extended visit to the Taj Mahal and Agra Fort. Later, see a private collection of gems/jewelry and embroidery/ tapestries in Agra (as mentioned in National Geographic magazine, *KOHINOOR). Later we drive to Delhi (03 hours). On arrival in Delhi and transfer to the international airport for board flight.

Cost Includes:

  1. Accommodation on twin/double sharing on Bed & breakfast basis.
  2. All transfers, tours, and excursion as per itinerary using air-conditioned AC Vehicle
  3. Local English Speaking Guide as per itinerary
  4. Shared boat ride at Udaipur
  5. Camal ride at Sam (Jaisalmer)
  6. Camel Breeding Farm at Bikaner
  7. Rickshaw ride in Delhi
  8. Battery Van Tickets at Agra
  9. Elephant ride / Jeep Ride at Amber Fort (Elephant ride Subject to availability).
  10. All taxes, tolls, parking fees, and service tax.

Cost does not include:

  • Any airfare (International or domestic).
  • Passport and Visa fees for India.
  • Any Lunch / Dinner is not Include
  • Any Monument Entrances ( Tickets)
  • Any meals OR options not mentioned in the itinerary/cost inclusion.
  • Any item of personal nature and Gratuities.
  • Any insurance.

Additional nights for participants, which are offered at additional cost to individual participants.

All personal expenses such as medical expenses, laundry, drinks, telephone and fax services, and all other services not specifically mentioned as included in the itinerary.