Rajasthan-Exclusive-tour

Day 1

Arrival at Delhi :- Welcome at the Indira Gandhi International airport in Delhi, our representative assist and escort you by a private car and transfer to the pre-booked hotel.

After breakfast sightseeing tour to explore the historic city, firstly visiting Old Delhi: (Shahajahanabad) the majestic Red Fort, a marvel in red sandstone, Jama Masjid, the largest and most splendid mosque in India, both built by emperor Shah Jahan of TajMahal fame, Rajghat, memorial of Mahatma Gandhi, where he was cremated. Later in you opt cycle rickshaw ride past through the bustling and colorful bazaar of ChandaniChowk. The sightseeing continue to explore the best tourist attractions of New Delhi include President House (RashtrapatiBhawan), the regal residence of British rulers, a palace built for British Viceroys. India gate, this monument was built to honour and tribute to the Indian soldiers, sacrificed themselves during the Afghan war, then visiting Birla Mandir (Laxmi Narayan Temple) built by wealthiest Birla family. Humayun’s Tomb, lotus shaped Bhai’s Temple, QutubMinar, built by Qutub-ud-din Aibek of the Slave Dynasty; in the evening witness the light and sound show at Red fort. The show projects splendid history of 5000 years old city, a truly memorable experience. Return to the hotel for overnight at the hotel.

Day 2

Delhi to mandawa, After breakfast, checkout from the hotel and drive to Mandawa. On arrival, transfer to the hotel. Later visit the medieval Fort of Mandawa(Shekhwati) gradually rises on the horizon like a mirage.  Mandawa is also called the ‘open-air art gallery’ of Rajasthan. A breathtaking view of the town can be seen from the terrace of Castle Mandawa. Precious collection of arms with jade handles, traditional ceremonial costumes can be seen at the Museum at the Castle. Also visit notably known havelies: BinsidharChokhani, Newatia, and GulabRaiLadiaHaveli. The BinsidharNewatia Haveli, are famous for its inquisitive paintings. The GulabRaiLadia Haveli is known for its erotic paintings and images, now mostly defaced. These havelis are like museums, numerous havelisbuilt by the wealthy merchants as in old days. In the evening you can walk around the narrow lanes of the tradition town, watching locals and shops. Later enjoy the traditional music and dance, live performance by the local artist, . Overnight at the hotel.

Day 3

Mandawa to Bikaner After breakfast visit the Shekhawati region an important town of the years gone by, to see number of remarkable Havelis and Castles in the nearby towns of Nawalgarh and LaxmanGarh. These havelis are museums in themselves, numerous havelis built by the rich merchants as their residence in 18th and 19th century. 

The city was founded by RaoBikaji in 1488; RaoBikaji was the son of King Jodhaji of Jodhpur, due to some personal confront with his family, he took the courage to build his own city by adopting desert and barren land and then he transformed into a charming city called Bikaner, and the city was named after the King Bikaji. The 500 years old city standing still with glorious past is located in Northern part of Rajasthan. The Rajpoot rulers here built splendid palaces, temples and forts that resonance of magnificence and images of monsoon clouds in this desert land. The city is barricaded by 7 kms long walls built in 18th sanctuary with 5 huge gates around the city. Today it’s a flourishing city of wool, food and milk. The Bikaner is known also one of the international standard camel breedingfarm and rat temple of Karni Mata. Junagarh and Lallgarh palace are major tourist attraction of the city. The city is known for colourful market and camel festival every year. Bikaner is also known as a gateway to Jaisalmer.Overnight Stay in hotel.

Day 4

Bikaner to Jaisalmer 

After breakfast, take a sightseeing tour of the city Bikaner city visiting most popular and magnificent JunagarhFort – built by Raja Rai Singh, this had never conquered during the entire history of Bikaner. The forts is having around 37 splendid palaces within the fort complex, there is wall of 7 kilometers around the fort and 37 bastions and 2 massive gates. Within the fortress lie extravagantly decorated palaces. Amongst the prominent ones are Karan Mahal, AnupMahal, BadalMahal. After visit, drive to Jaisalmer. En route take a halt at Pokhran to visit the massive Fort of Pokharan. The town of Pokhran came to the renown when India’s first nuclear test was conducted here in the 1970’s. Pokharan Fort was Built in 1532-1584 the yellow sandstone, though not as conspicuous as some of the others forts in Rajasthan, it has a few exquisite palaces like the MangalNiwasthe Rani Mahal and the PhoolNiwas or the Flower Palace; visit the Pokhran Museum, housed inside the fort’s premises is fairly small and contains an hodgepodge of weapons, pottery paintings, and the costumes which the Maharajas wore. After visiting the fort, proceed to Jaisalmer. On arrival, transfer to the hotel. In the evening, you can optionally visit the Gadisar Lake located in the main city. Take a walk along the beautiful lake or visit the local market to acclimatize with the city atmosphere. Return back to the hotel for overnight stay.

 

Day 5

Jaisalmer Sight Seeing :- Today after breakfast take city tour of Jaisalmer city, firstly visit  most popular Golden Fort, also known as Sonar Kila and Jaisalmer Fort, the fort is built on the top of Trikuta hill, having 99 bastions, the most speculator feature is Megh Durbar, also many temples, near the fort  there are  marveloushavelies built by the wealthy traders of the past time, notably havelies are Nathmalji Ki Havel, Patwonki Haveli, Salim Singh kihaveli, the splendid mansions with latticework and stone carving, a truly break tacking intricacy. Afterwards visit to the one of the beautiful lake known as ‘Gadisar Lake’ the entrance of the lake is quite artistic and there is past days story behind this lake. If time permits and you wish to cover more of places, you can visit to Amar Sagar and MoolSagar Lake and temples of Ladawara

 

Day 6

Jaisalmer to desert. Jaisalmer is the most awaited and famous cultural and colourful events that dominate the sand of Rajasthan and Camel races, turban tying competitions are organized. It is held in the month of February every year in Rajasthan. The desert festival in Jaisalmer has showcased Rajasthani folk songs and dance so it is a very attracted festival for foreign tourists. The rich culture of the region is on display during this three-day long festival. This is the best time to visit Jaisalmer to witness performing arts like Kalbelia dances and folk songs and music.In the evening drive to Sam Sand Dunes, the nearest place of the Great Thar Desert, Sam Sand dunes are seems to be golden stretched sands as a gateway to Thar Desert. Enjoy camel ride to on the sand dunes.

A person will never forget the famous Gair and Fire dancers which are the major attraction of the Jaisalmer desert festival celebrations. Interesting contests including a Mr Desert contest and a turban tying competition enhance the fun of the occasion.

Day 7

Jaisalmer to jodhpur After breakfast at hotel you will be transported to Golden City, Jaisalmer, the city of glorious past established by RawalJaisal. The home of Rajpoot, (Rathors) – The awesome significant city of Rajasthan. Founded in 1459A.D. by RaoJodha, today Jodhpur is one of the largest and flourishing city of Rajasthan, known as white city of Rajasthan. Jodhpur was once upon a time was the capital of Marwar state (Northern Part of Rajasthan). Mehrangarh fort, the crowning old palace is major tourist attraction of Jodhpur. Another pride of Jodhpur is UmaidBhawan Palace; this grand palace is now converted into heritage hotel and present residence of the Royal family of Jodhpur. This palace is most sought after regal and splendid palace for royal wedding in Rajasthan. So many world fame celebrity and business tycoons organized their wedding at this heavenly palace. The city carries rich heritage and culture and blossoming market and industry of lether goods, handcraft, wood, cattle, salt and agricultural crops.Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 8

Jodhpur to udaipur Via Ranakpur:- After a leisure breakfast, check out from the hotel and drive to Udaipur. En route visit at ancient   Ranakpur Jain Temples, built in 12 Century – The group of temples, made of intricately sculpted white marble, built out of marbles more than 100 beautifully carved pillars each carved differently from others, you may opt for lunch at one of the best hotel in Ranakpur:  Maharani Baugh you can watch out local families on the way to see their customs and living.  Afterwards continue to drive to Udaipur. . In the evening you may walk through the old narrow street of the city to watch local houses and people. Or you may opt to visit at Lake Pichola for boat ride. Afterwards return to the hotel for overnight stay.

Day 9

Udaipur Sight seeing :-One of the most romantic and beautiful city of North India, the city was founded in 1568 AD by Rajput King Udai Singh., located on the banks of the shimmering Pichola Lake, is one of the most romantic city of Rajasthan. Udaipur is cuddle up in lush green Aravalimountain range. The city is also known as the ‘Venice of the East’. It is a kaleidoscope of wonderful lakes, enchanting temples, lake side gardens, amazing forts and palaces and narrow lanes of the old city with historical past, Udaipur characterize chivalry and velour of the Rajpootclan who had ruled this city for years and valor and chivalry. There are so amazing places to visit in this incredible city of Rajasthan. Afterwards continue to drive to Udaipur. . In the evening you may walk through the old narrow street of the city to watch local houses and people. Or you may opt to visit at Lake Pichola for boat ride.

After breakfast take a sightseeing tour of Udaipur visiting wondrous City Palace complex, significant landmark of the town, the palace is a splendid white marble architectural historical place of RajpootRulers, in the palace vicinity you will see notable places like Durbar Hall, Palace Museum, Crystal Gallery and Jagdish temple, followed by Sahelion Ki Bari, a beautiful recreation garden for queens and princes of the rulers. BharatiyaLok Kala Mandal, an ethic places to see the traditions and culture of Rajasthan, ethnic ornaments, exhibiting folk traditional outfits, puppets, masks, dolls, classical paintings, fold musical instruments.Afterwards return to the hotel for overnight stay.

 

Day 10

Udaipur to pushkar :- Morning you will check out from hotel and take a tour to very famous Nathdwara Temple en route to Pushkar. After reaching Pushkar check into hotel and evening time attend Ghat Aarti full of lights and enchanting music of prayers. Overnight stay at Pushkar.

Day 11

Pushkar to Jaipur / Stay in hotel.Rajasthan's beautiful Pink City Jaipur, was the stronghold of a clan of rulers whose three hill forts and series of palaces in the city areimportant attractions. Known as the Pink City because of the colour of the stone used exclusively in the walled city, Jaipur's bazaars sell embroidered leather shoes, blue pottery, Jaipur, popularly known as the “Pink City”, and “Paris of India”, is the capital of Rajasthan state, India. Jaipur is worldwide famous for unique Architecture, Vastu, Astrology, Forts, Monuments, Palaces, Art and Craft, Culture and last but not least for unique Food. Heritage of year 1727 is still alive in Jaipur.overnight stay in hotel.

Day 12

Jaipur Sight seeing:- Jaipur Sight seeing hawa mehal, amber fort, jal mehal, city palace Jantar Mantar Jal Mahal (meaning "Water Palace") is a palace in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake in Jaipur city, the capital of the state of Rajasthan, India. The palace and the lake around it were renovated and enlarged in the 18th century by Maharaja Jai Singh II of Amber. The Jal Mahal palace is an architectural showcase of the Rajput style of architecture (common in Rajasthan) on a grand scale. The building has a picturesque view of the lake itself but owing to its seclusion from land is equally the focus of a viewpoint from the Man Sagar Dam on the eastern side of the lake in front of the backdrop of the surrounding Nahargarh ("tiger-abode") hills. The palace, built in red sandstone, is a five storied building, of which four floors remain underwater when the lake is full and the top floor is exposed. One rectangular Chhatri on the roof is of the Bengal type. The chhatris on the four corners are octagonal. The palace had suffered subsidence in the past and also partial seepage (plasterwork and wall damage equivalent to rising damp) due to waterlogging, which have been repaired under a restoration project of the Government of Rajasthan.

Day 13

Jaipur to agra via fatehpur seekri.  40 km from Agra, it is a city completely made of red sand stone. Built by Akbar and dedicated to a saint, Fatehpur Sikri was conceived in 1571. Worth visiting are the Jama Masjid, Salim Chisti's tomb, the Diwan-e-Aam, the Diwan-e-Khas and Visit in Abhaneri, Chand baori (Step well) within the city. overnight stay in hotel.

 

Day 14

Agra sight seeing :- After breakfast, check out of the hotel and travel toAgra.En route a stopover at Sikandra to see the Tomb of MughalEmperor Akbar. Later proceed to Agra. On arrival, transfer to the hotel. Evening is free for leisure.

Early morning, visit to witness the incomparable TajMahal with it’s speculative view at the time of Sunrise. TajMahal, the architectural modern day wonder of the world; this monument is a fine example of the fusion of many architectural styles is one of the wonders of the modern world. Taj, endowed it with some of the loveliest buildings in the world. The tour continues with a visit to the AgraFort from where one can get the most moving view of the Taj from the little octagonal tower in the Agra Fort, which lies, across the river Jamuna, followed by visit to PearlMosque and the Tomb of Itamad-ud- Daula built by Empress Noorjehan in memory of her father. In the evening you may visit to the souvenirs market of Agra, one should visit Oswal Emporium where they have built a Mini TajMahal inside their showroom and it took 10 years for the artists to complete the mini replica of the Taj. Overnight at the hotel.



Day 15

Agra to orrcha via Gwalior Fort :- On the way visit in Gwalior Fort is a hill fort near Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, central India. ... The present-day fort consists of a defensive structure and two main palaces, Gujari Mahal and Man Mandir, built by Man Singh Tomar (reigned 1486-1516 CE).

Day 16

Orrcha Sight Seeing Orrcha visit Fort betwa rever, char bhuja temple/raja ram temple. Orchha was founded in 1531 (the 16th century AD) by the Bundela Rajput chief, Rudra Pratap Singh, who became the first King of Orchha, (r. 1501-1531) and also built the Fort of Orchha.The Chaturbhuj Temple was built during the reign of Emperor Akbar, by the Queen of Orchha Ganesh Kunwar ,while Raj Mandir was built by 'Madhukar Shah' during his reign, 1554 to 1591.The Uth Khana (Camel Shelter) where the King's camels were stationed is right next to the fort and is a must-see. Tourists can also climb on the roof of the Uth Khana and get a fantastic view of Orchha town. The ruins behind the fort complex are an even greater sight. It makes a tourist travel back in time and is an integral part of a visit to Orchha. It houses the residences of various military officers, ministers (housing, roads), gunpowder factory, etc. Although most are in absolute ruins, a silent walk through the ruins can give one goosebumps.

Day 17

Orrcha to khajuraho Check in to the hotel Then visiting in jain temple / over night stay in hotel.

Day 18

Khajuraho sightseeing Khajuraho is famous worldwide for its amazing exotic sculpture designs which were meant for educating youth who left their home at early ages for study and remain aloof from rest of the world. The Khajuraho Group of Temple is of strategic importance not only for art lovers but also the architecture students to learn the arrangement of these carvings on walls and pillars with exact measurements.
over night stay in hotel.

Day 19

Khajuraho to Allahabad :- Allahabad is the next city of North India Tour. Today you will visit Allahabad Fort, Sangam where three rivers converge and Allahabad Museum to get to know the historical relevance and glorious past for this place. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 20

Allahabad to Varanasi drop in hotel.