Cultural Tour of Rajasthan
Duration: 17 Days / 16 Nights
Places to Visit: Delhi - Samode - Jaipur - Jodhpur - Kumbhalgarh - Udaipur - Dungarpur - Bijaipur - Bundi - Ranthambhore - Bharatpur - Agra - Delhi
Day 01 : Delhi
On arrival at Delhi International Airport you will be greeted by our representative & transferred to your pre – booked hotel. Relax & rejuvante yourself at hotel.
Day 02 : Delhi
Establish your morning with a guided tour of Old Delhi.Starting with Raj Ghat , where India’s son Mahatma Gandhi cremated .Visit the largest mosque in India known as Jama Masjid.
Take a rickshaw ride in narrow lanes of Chandni Chowk , old bazaar of Delhi. From here we ahead to Red Fort , built by emperor Shah Jahan in 17th century & labeled by UNESCO as world heritage site.
Post lunch you will be taken for a tour to New Delhi planned by Sir Edwin Lutyens.Visit the Humayun’s Tomb , memorial of Mughal Emperor Humayun , built in 16th century & renowned as World Heritage Site. Our next attraction will be Qutub Minar , the tallest minaret of world & a perfect example of Indo-Islamic architecture & listed in UNESCO’s world heritage site.
Also visit the India Gate & President House , the official residence of President of India. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03 - Delhi to Samode ( 250 Kms / 5 Hrs )
This morning drive to Samode , a jewel in the crown of Rajasthan & renowned for its maginificent palace calls Samode Palace.Upon arrival check in at palace.Evening unwind yourself in the local streets of royal village & know the rural life of villagers.Overnight at hotel.
Day 04 - Samode - Jaipur ( 45 Kms / 1 hrs )
After a hearty breakfast leave for Jaipur ,the pink city.Upon arrival check in at hotel & establish your day with sightseeing of Jaipur , visit the City Palace , a perfection of Rajput & Mughal architecture , Palace of Winds popular as Hawa Mahal , a five storied building built in 1799 to enable the royal ladies to view the outside life & world.Later opt for Jantar Mantar , a astronomical observatory.
Optional - Chokhi Dhani
Enjoy the evening dinner at a village resort with typical Rajasthani experience.Overnight at hotel.
Day 05 - Jaipur - Jodhpur ( 330 Kms / 6 Hrs )
Morning check out from hotel & head to Amber Fort , the majestic fort located at the top of Aravali Hills. Take a short ride on elephant’s back to reach at the fort , a overwhelming experience.
Later drive to Jodhpur at the edge of Desert was once the capital of strong & powerful kingdom Marwar , also called as Blue City of India.Upon arrival check in at hotel.
Day 06 - Jodhpur
Spend the day visiting Mehrangarh Fort , most imposing fort of India & houses of excellent museum.Visit Jaswant Thada – A cenotaph of the rulers of Jodhpur built in lucid white marble & Umaid Bhawan Palace.
In the afternoon take Jeep Safari to Guda Bishnoi Village , a locality of the race who firmly believe to protect their surroundings & loves nature. See the tribal colore & rural cultural grandeur of villagers.
Come back to Jodhpur & overnight at hotel.
Day 07 - Jodhpur - Kumbhalgarh ( 170 Kms / 3 Hrs )
On the 7th day of your tour the itinerary rewards to Kumbhalgarh , a wary sentinel of Rajasthan & famous for its massive fort.Upon arrival check in at hotel / resort.
Plunge yourself into the visit of Kumbhalgarh Fort , is one of the 84 citadels of Mewar Dynasty & constructed in 15th century.It is the birth place of great Maharana Pratap.
One can visit the Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary to see the Sloth Bear , Antelope & other species .Ovenright at hotel / resort.
Day 08 - Kumbhalgarh – Udaipur enroute visit Eklinji & Nagda ( 100 Kms / 2 Hrs )
After a hearty breakfast drive to Udaipur on the way visiting the temples of Eklinji & Nagda , dedicated to Lord Shiva who is guardian of Mewar Rulers.Visit the temple of Eklingji & other various spots.
Drive to Udaipur a romantic city of Rajasthan , also familiar as Lake City.Upon arrival check in at hotel.
Day 09 - Udaipur
Morning after breakfast left yourself in depth of charm.Start your tour to visit the City Palace , built by Maharana Udai Singh on the bank of Pichola Lake , Jagdish Temple , Sahelion-ki-Bari ( Gardens of the maids of Honor ).
Later in the evening enjoy boat cruise on Lake Pichola .After a busy day come back to your hotel & rejuvante yourself .Overnight at hotel.
Day 10 - Udaipur - Dungarpur ( 110 Kms / 2 Hrs )
After breakfast leave for Dungarpur , nestled in the foot hills of Aravali & the land of varied wonders , famous for its unique architecture.Upon arrival check in at hotel.
In the afternoon start your sightseeing tour of city , by visiting Udai Bilas Palace , a superb example of Rajput architecture , houses of large number of rooms , royal halls & gardens.Later visit the Juna Mahal , a 13th a appealing structure built in 13th century . Overnight at hotel.
Day 11 - Dungarpur - Bijaipur enroute visit Chittorgarh ( 220 Kms / 4 Hrs )
This morning drive to Bijaipur , enroute visiting Chittorgarh .Chittor the tales of valor & romance.Abode of various palaces & temples.Visit the largest fort of India Chittorgarh Fort , Victory Tower ( Vijay Stambh ) The Tower of Fame ( Kirti Stambh ) , Padmini Palace & Kalika Mata Temple.
Later head straight to Bijaipur a small tiny village famous for its large castle. Upon arrival in check in at hotel .You can opt for various activites in fort.Overnight at hotel.
Day 12 - Bijaipur - Bundi ( 140 Kms / 2.5 Hrs )
After breakfast check out from hotel & drive to Bundi , a little city sitting on a narrow gorge in the hills & the most picturesque town of Rajasthan.Upon arrival check in at hotel.
Post lunch embark on the tour of Bundi .First visit the prime attraction “Taragarh Fort” situtated on steep hill , the huge for was built in 1354 & finest paradigm of Rajput architecture.
Visit the Nawal Sagar Lake & Chaurasi Kambhon Ki Chhatri.Overnight at hotel.
Day 13 - Bundi - Ranthambhore ( 120 Kms / 2.5 Hrs )
After breakfast drive to Ranthambhore not only a national park it’s a ideal home for tigers & variant type of species , a superior example of Tiger Reserve in India.Upon arrival check in at hotel .
In the afternoon take Jeeps / Canters for 3-4 hour game drive to view the Great Indian Tiger in Ranthambhore National Park.Overnight at hotel.
Day 14 - Ranthambhore
Continue on the marks of Tiger.Take an early morning & afternoon game drives into National Park to see the tiger.Overnight at hotel.
Day 15 - Ranthambhore - Bharatpur ( 200 Kms / 4 Hrs )
Goodbye to Tiger. After a hearty breakfast drive to Bharatpur The Eastern Gateway of Rajasthan, A paradise for Bird Lovers & the home of Keoladeo National Park , the park is listed in UNESCO’s world heritage list.Upon arrival check in at hotel & overnight.
Day 16 - Bharatpur - Agra enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri ( 55 Kms / 1 Hrs )
Morning take a Rickshaw Ride in Bharatpur National Park , the home of 375 amazing bird species.
Later check out from hotel & drive to Agra stopping at Fatehpur Sikri , known as Ghost Capital. Visit the tomb of Salim Chishti , Akbar’s residential complex.
Reach at Agra ‘ the home of Taj’.Upon arrival check in at hotel & overnight .
Day 17 - Agra - Delhi ( 220 Kms / 4 hrs )
At sunrise visit the Taj Mahal ( Closed on Fridays ) , one of the seven wonders of the world. Built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan is a perfect example of most extravagant love.
After breakfast check out from hotel & opt for sightseeing of Agra Fort , the majestic fort of red sandstone stands on the banks of river Yamuna , continue to Itmad-ud-Daula’s tomb.
Later drive to Delhi & transfer to Delhi International Airport to board flight for your onward journey.