Rajasthan Classical Tour
Day 1 - Arrival at Delhi
Upon your arrival at Delhi, our representative will welcome you and bring you to the hotel. At around 10 am, after having breakfast, we will tour Delhi accompanied by a guide. Delhi is India's capital. It was also the seat of Muslim power during the middle ages. It is easy to govern a vast country like India if the power base is at Delhi because of Delhi's central location. At Delhi, we will visit important places like Lotus Temple, Gandhi Memorial, India Gate, Qutub Minar, Humayun's tomb and the President's House.
Day 2 - Delhi to Mathura to Vrindavan to Agra
We proceed to Agra after breakfast. On the way we will visit Vrindavan and Mathura. Both places are associated with the birth of Lord Krishna and his childhood. We then go to Sikandra where we will see the tomb of the great Mughal emperor Akbar.We will enjoy a magic show during the evening, by a local magician.
Day 3 - Agra to Fatehpur Sikri to Jaipur
Today we visit the magnificent Taj Mahal. The Taj Mahal is a grand monument that was established by Shah Jahan, the Mughal Emperor to commemorate the death of his queen Mumtaz Mahal. After that we will visit Agra Fort built by Emperor Akbar. It is a fine structure, built in red sandstone. We will travel to Jodhpur during the afternoon. On the way we will visit the Mughal city Fatehpur Sikri which has the most elegant courts and palaces. After reaching Jaipur, there will be an optional excursion to an ethnic resort called Choki Dhani. A traditional Rajasthani village ambience will be recreated with performances by folk musicians and dancers.
Day 4 - Jaipur to Samode and back
Today we go to Amber. Amber used to be the capital of the heroic Rajputs in Medieval times.We take an elephant ride to the Fort on the hill and visit the beautiful Fort Palace. During the afternoon, we go to Samode which is about 40 km from the city of Jaipur. Samode is a province that was ruled by affluent noble men, the Rawals.
Day 5 - Jaipur to Mandawa
Today we will visit some important sights in Jaipur like the Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar Obervatory, City Palace and Birla Temple. We go to the municipal town of Mandawa during the afternoon. In the evening we will be free to relax.Customize This Tour Package and Get Free Quotes
Day 6 - Mandawa to Bikaner
Today we proceed to the region of Shekhawati for half a day of sightseeing. Shekhawati is often referred to as the "Open Air Gallery of Rajasthan" owing to its abundance of fresco painted structure. Later we will go to Bikaner. At Bikaner we will visit the Camel Research Farm.
Day 7 - Bikaner to Jaisalmer
In the morning we will visit the Junagarh Fort accompanied by a guide. The Fort has gigantic rooms, full of gold and emerald carvings. Later we will depart for Jaisalmer.
Day 8 - At Jaisalmer
At Jaisalmer, we will visit the Fort on Trikula Hill as well as Patwon ki Haveli. The latter is famous for its magnificent and elaborate facade. We will also ride on camel back across the Sandunes.
Day 9 - Jaisalmer to Khimsar
Today we will travel to Khimsar. In the evening, we shall visit Osian which is about 27 km from Khimsar. It is well known for sixteen Hindu and Jain temples that are now in ruins. Later we return to Khimsar.
Day 10 - Khimsar to Jodhpur
We travel to Jodhpur. Here we will visit the Mehrangarh Fort. In the evening we will be entertained by some Rajasthani Folk dances.Customize This Tour Package and Get Free Quotes
Day 11 - Jodhpur to Rankapur to Kumbalgarh
We go to Ranakpur. Here we will see a secluded Jain temple built in 1439. After lunch we will go to Kumbalgarh.
Day 12 - Kumbalgarh to Udaipur
In the morning we will visit the Wildlife Sanctuary at Kumbalgarh. Later, we will proceed to Udaipur, one of Rajasthan's most beautiful cities.
Day 13 - Udaipur to Mumbai
At Udaipur, we first visit the City Palace. We also see Bharatiya Lok Kala Museum and the Garden of the Maids of Honour. You can take a boat cruise on Lake Pichola and watch the sunset. Later we take a flight to Mumbai.
Day 14 - At Mumbai
At Mumbai we visit important places like Gateway of India and Mumbai Port. The Gateway of India was the gate through which the remaining British soldiers in India left in 1947. We can also take a boat cruise to the Elephanta caves. The caves are abundant in beautiful paintings.The Marine Drive and Prince of Wales Museum are other attractions.
Day 15 - Leave Mumbai
The tour concludes and you are transferred to the airport or railway station for your return journey. We hope you will come back and travel with us.Customize This Tour Package and Get Free Quotes