Magical Rajasthan TourDuration : 13 Nights - 14 Days
Destinations Covered : Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Udaipur - Ranakpur - Jodhpur - Jaisalmer - Bikaner - Mandawa - Delhi
Day 01 Delhi
Begin your tour.
Arrive into Delhi
Welcome to Vardhman's !'Magical Rajasthan Tour' On arrival in Delhi, you will be met and transferred by Vardhman's representative to your hotel.
Day 02 Delhi
This morning after a leisurely breakfast proceed for the sightseeing of sightseeing of Delhi.
Combined city tour of New & Old Delhi
Visit Qutab Minar, Humayun's tomb, Lakshminarayan Temple, a modern Hindu Temple, Parliament House, Government Secretarial Building and Connaught place, the shopping centre of New Delhi.
Visit Red Fort, built in 1648 by Mughal Emperor Shahjehan, Jama Masjid, one of the largest Mosque of India, Raj Ghat and Shanti Vana, the cremation sites of Mahatama Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru. Also drive past Chandni Chowk, shopping centre of Old Delhi.
Optional: Dances of India or explore the market & shop for special bargains!
Day 03 Delhi - Agra
This morning, drive to the 'Romantic city of Taj Mahal' - Agra!
Later proceed for the sightseeing of Agra.
City tour of Agra.
Visit Taj Mahal & Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daula.
Afternoon, we ride to the massive Agra Fort. The elegant buildings inside reflect an interesting synthesis of Hindu and Central Asian architectural styles. The maze of the courtyards, mosques & private chambers of the fort echo the story of the Mughal Empire. The Moti Masjid & other magnificent buildings reflect the skill of the ancient Indian architects.
Later you will visit a marble gallery - the flagship store in Agra which offers an excellant range of white marble, fashionable wear & exotic wooden articles, truly a one stop shop!
Day 04 Agra- Fatehpur-Sikri-Jaipur
This morning following a leirsurely breakfast we drive to Fatehpur Sikri.
Visit Fatehpur Sikiri
This abandoned capital of the Mughals is a perfectly preserved city at the height of the empire's splendor. The city divided into religious and secular parts has interesting well-sculpted buildings.
On to Jaipur
Arrive Jaipur and transfer to hotel.
Day 05 Jaipur
City tour of Jaipur
This morning you will experience the wonders of this magicial pink city, as you proceed on a tour of Amber fort - which is set on the dry wrinkled Aravali Hills, and surrounded by fortified battlements. We will ride up to this hilltop palace on a caparisoned, painted elephant. Later visit the Jagmandir or the Hall of victory glitterning with mirrors, Maharaja's City Palace and the Observatory - The Solar Observatory - an astronomical treasure house, with solar device that give accurate predictions till date. The City Palace reflects a blend of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. Drive past Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Winds, a five-storied structure of pink sandstone with semi-octagonal and delicately honeycombed windows overlooking the main street of the old city and through the rose pink residential and business areas of Jaipur.
Optional Tour : Elephnat Safari
Day 06 Jaipur - Udaipur
This morning after breakfast drive to Udaipur and transfer to hotel.
Relax in the evening.
Day 07 Udaipur
City tour of Udaipur
Visit the City Palace, Jagdish Temple, drive around Fatehsagar Lake, Sahelion ki Bari (Queen resort for her friends) and Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir (Folk Art Museum)
Optional Tour :Boat curise on Lake Pichola 4km long and 3km broad, surrounded by splendid hills, Palaces, temples bathing ghats and embankments
Day 08 Udaipur - Ranakpur- Jodhpur
Today you drive to Ranakpur Jain Temples - one of the biggest and the most important cluster of Jain temples in India. Nestled in the Aravalli range.
On to Jodhpur
Day 09 Jodhpur
City tour of Jodhpur
This morning drive to the Jodhpur and check into your hotel.
Relax for a while. Later proceed for the sightseeing of Jodhpur.
Visit the Mehrangarh 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.
Day 10 Jodhpur - Jaisalmer
After breakfast drive to Jaisalmer and transfer to hotel.
Reach and check in at hotel.
Day 11 Jaisalmer
City tour of Jaisalmer
Visit to sand dunes.
Visit the famous forts & Havelies.
Optional:- Camel Safari (Half way Jeep and Half way Camel Safari)
Day 12 Jaisalmer - Bikaner
After breakfast drive to Bikaner and transfer to hotel.
Bikaner is named after its founder Rao Bikaji in 1488. Long before this, the city was a trade center on the caravan routes from Africa and West Asia. Bikaners dominant features are rippling sands and abundant sunshine. The city stands on an elevation, enclosed by a 7 kms. wall, which can be entered from 5 gates. Bikaner City is bolstered by imposing walls and has a 16th century fort housing old palaces, temples and mosque. Founded by Raja Rai Singh, the fort is distinguished by its long range of 37 pavilions, a line of balconies and aerial windows of varying designs. Also visit Lallgarh Palace, the museum, Bhanda Sagar Jain and Deshnoke Rat temple.
Day 13 Bikaner - Mandawa
After breakfast drive down to Mandawa and check in at the hotel.
Afternoon visit Mukandgarh/Mandwa , found in 1755 by Thakur Nawal Singh and still the home of his descendants. See beautiful frescoes, havelis and mansions. Mandawa castle, one of the finest castles of Rajasthan, is now a hotel and house of collections of armories, costumes of ancestors, canons from 1820, ancient coins, numismatic collection and many other interesting items, preserved in a museum.
A walking tour of the painted 'havelis' of some of the leading business families of the country.
Day 14 Mandawa - Delhi
Today drive back to Delhi. On arrival transfer to International airport to board the flight for your onward journey
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