Heritage Best of Rajasthan Tour

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Duration: 15 Nights / 16 Days.

Destination: Delhi - Shekhawati - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Sam Sand Dunes - Jodhpur - Udaipur - Pushkar - Jaipur-Ranthambhore – Agra.


The Heritage Best Of Rajasthan Tour package is the best chance to explore the beautiful Rajasthan heritage which allows the people to engage in some best travelling. This tour package includes the cities of Delhi, Shekhawati, Bikaner, Jaisalmer, Sam sand dunes, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Pushkar, Jaipur, Ranthambhore and Agra and return back to Delhi. The heritage of Delhi and the beautiful architecture of mughal can be witnessed, Red fort, Jamma Masjid, Parliament etc. The pink city of Jaipur has traditional monuments with many cultural activities.So all over you will have a wonderful experience.

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Tour Overview

Days Palaces Highlights
01 Delhi Arrival at IGI air port.
02 Delhi Red fort , jama masjid  , Chandni chowk Birla Temple , Humayun’s Tomb, Qutub Minar ,India Gate, The Parliament House , Presidents House .
03 Shekhawati Mandawa, Dunlon& Nawalgarh village.
04 Bikaner Junagarh Fort , Fort Museum and Lalgarh palace
05 Jaisalmer Sam Sand Dunes program.
06 Jaisalmer Jaisalmer Fort, Salim Singh ki Haveli and  Patwon-ki-Haveli , the Vyas Chhatri.
07 Jodhpur Mehrangarh For, Jaswant Thada and Mandore garden
08 Udaipur Day free for leisure.
09 Udaipur City Palace, Jag Mandir, Sahelion ki Bari and ride on Lake Pichola
10 Pushkar Dargah in Ajmer, Pushkar Lake and Brahma temple.
11 Jaipur City Palace and Jantar Mantar.
12 Jaipur Amber  Fort ,Hawa Mahal and ‘Laxmi Narayan Mandir.
13 Ranthambhore Game ride.
14 Ranthambhore Game ride & Fatehpur Sikri – ghost city
15 Agra Taj Mahal and Agra Fort.
16 Delhi Departure with happy memories.

Detail itinerary

Day 01: Arrive Delhi.

Arrival at Delhi IGI  International airport, On arrival  traditional ‘Swagat’ (Welcome) our company representative would assist you at the airport & transfer to hotel for check-in.

Settled several times over millennia, this city has grown in a way that reflects its past, while retaining its cosmopolitan flavour. Delhi is India’s showcase, be it architecture, religion, shopping, culture – everything is available here – waiting to be discovered.

Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 02: Delhi.

After leisure breakfast at Hotel, experience one of the oldest cities in the world. Delhi has its own history and the monuments are tablets on which that history is written. Full day sightseeing visiting Humayun’s Tomb, Qutub Minar, lotus temple and then travel through India Gate, The Parliament House and Presidents House.

Not to miss the Old Delhi which is known as “Shahjahanbad”. Visit imposing Red Fort, The Friday Mosque, Birla Templeand Chandni Chowck (The Moonlight Square).

Overnight stay at hotel .

 

Day 03: Delhi – Shekhawati (Mandawa). (280kms/ 05hrs drive approx.)

After leisure breakfast check out the hotel and drive to Shekhawati region of Alsisar, Nawalgarh, Dundlod & Mandawa famous for typical frescoes painting of Rajasthan & havelis. On arrival check in at heritage haveli and take small break. After wash &change you will visit Mandawa, Dunlon& Nawalgarh.

Overnight stay at Heritage Haveli.

 

Day 04: Shekhawati  – Bikaner (193kms/ 04hrs drive approx.)

After leisure breakfast leave to Shekhawati by surface for Bikaner. On arrival in Bikaner check in to hotel and take small rest . After lunch you will visit Junagarh Fort One of the most attractive forts in Bikaner is Junagarh fort. It was built by Maharaja Rai Singh. The entire fort is steeped in deep history due to which it appeals to the tourists to a great extent. The fort is completely built with red sandstone brought from the Thar Desert. However, the interior work is done with marble. There are many wonderful things to see within the fort.

Latter you will visit Fort Museum and Lalgarh palace. Lalgarh palace is amongst the famous attractions in Bikaner, Rajasthan. It was built by the Maharaja of Bikaner in 1902. The architectural style is Mughal, Rajput and European which attracts the attention of many tourists. After sightseeing return to hotel and take rest.

Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 05: Bikaner – Jaisalmer (333kms/ 6hrs drive approx.)

After leisure breakfast check out the hotel and drive to Jaisalmer. On arrival in Jaisalmer check in at hotel and take rest. Evening time you will process  Sam Sand Dunes, around 42 kms from Jaisalmer,  are the closest place from where you can lose yourself in ‘the Great Thar Desert’. Sam has a truly magnificent stretch of sweeping dunes, with sparse or no vegetation. The best way to get here, of course, is on camelback. The dunes are 3km long, 1km wide and almost half a kilometer high. Fascinatingly, the dunes keep shifting on a permanent basis and are truly a visual treat. Enjoy the romance of solitude as your camel safari takes you deep in the heart of the Thar Desert.
Latter return to hotel and take rest.

 

Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 06: Jaisalmer.

After leisure breakfast ,you will enjoy a full-day tour of Jaisalmer, which lies in the heart of the Thar Desert…a city seeped in color and rich tradition; it was once a major centre on the trading route between India and the west. Visit Jaisalmer Fort, which is the only living fort of India and houses the entire township within its ramparts. There are three beautifully sculpted Jain temples from the 12th-15th century A.D., and five interconnected palaces which you can explore during your visit. At the center of the fort is Raj-Mahal, now known as Jaisalmer Fort Palace Museum & Heritage Centre. Visit Salim Singh ki Haveli and  Patwon-ki-Haveli, which is the largest and most elaborate mansion of its kind in Jaisalmer, followed by a visit to Nathmal Ji ki Haveli. Later, visit Gadsisar Lake, surrounded by numerous beautiful shrines. Rare migratory birds stop for a drink at the lustrous lake. In the evening, visit the Vyas Chhatri; this is the cenotaph of the sage Vyas, the author of the Mahabharat. The Vyas Chhatri is also known as sunset point as it allows fantastic views of Jaisalmer, particularly at dusk. Evening time free for leisure.

Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 07: Jaisalmer- Jodhpur (350kms/ 07hrs drive approx.)

After leisure breakfast check out the hotel and drive to Jodhpur. On arrival check in to the hotel and take small break. Latter you will process for half-day sightseeing trip of Jodhpur, which is the second largest city in Rajasthan and also called the ‘Sun City’. Visit the Mehrangarh Fort. This spectacular fort made from red sandstone stands on a perpendicular cliff above the skyline of Jodhpur. The foundations of this fort were laid in 1459; today it houses a museum with a fine collection of arms, costumes, paintings and even a collection of palanquins.  Also visit Jaswant Thada, a marble cenotaph built to commemorate Maharaja Jaswant Singh II. The monument, in its entirety, is built out of intricately carved sheets of marble. These stones are extremely thin and polished so that they emit a warm glow when the sun’s rays dance across their surface. Later, drive past the Mandore garden, which showcases cenotaphs of Jodhpur’s former rulers; instead of the usual umbrella-shaped cenotaphs these are built along the lines of a Hindu temple. After sightseeing return to hotel and take rest.
Overnight stay at hotel.

 

Day 08: Jodhpur-Udaipur (248kms/ 06hrs drive approx.).

After leisure breakfast you will proceed to Udaipur; en route you will visit famous and beautiful Jain temple at Ranakpur. Upon arrival you will check in at a hotel and relax.
Evening time free for leisure.

Overnight stay at hotel.

 

Day 09: Udaipur.

After leisure breakfast , you will process for full-day tour of Udaipur. Visit the City Palace, standing on the east bank of Lake Pichola. The complex is a massive series of palaces built at different times from 1559. The balconies of the palace provide panoramic views of the Lake Palace Hotel and Jag Mandir on one side, and the city of Udaipur on the other. The paintings, mosaics, intricately carved ‘chhatris’ and the architecturally brilliant facade all contribute to making your visit to the City Palace a truly memorable experience. Thereafter, visit a picturesque garden, Sahelion ki Bari. You will visit also visit Jagat Temple, which is dedicated to Goddess Ambika- a form of Goddess Durga. Built in 961 A.D, this temple is renowned for its intricate carvings in the exteriors. In the evening, enjoy a boat ride on Lake Pichola, which is an artificial fresh water lake. After sightseeing return to hotel and take rest.

Overnight stay at hotel.

 

Day 10: Udaipur-Pushkar (287kms/ 06hrs drive approx.)

After leisure breakfast you will drive to Pushkar, en route you will visit the famous Dargah in Ajmer.upon arrival Pushkar you will visit the famous Pushkar Lake and one and only Brahma temple. Later check in at a hotel and relax.
Evening time visit locale market for shopping.
Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 11:Pushkar-Jaipur (145kms/ 03hrs drive approx.).

After leisure breakfast you will drive to Jaipur. upon arrival you will check in at a hotel and relax.  After rest we will start our exploration with the City Palace (the formal residence of the royal family). Showcasing a perfect blend of the Rajasthani and Mughal architectural patterns, the complex houses a museum with a rare collection of the articles belonging to the royal families. Our last halt for the day is Jantar Mantar, the largest stone observatory built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh.
Evening free for leisure and shopping.

Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 12: jaipur.

After leisure breakfast , you will process for ancient capital of Amber that is located at a close proximity to Jaipur (11 km). In ancient times, Amber served as the capital of the Kachhawaha dynasty for 6 centuries. The journey to the Palace Fortress is best covered while riding an Elephant. Enroute we will visit the Hawa Mahal (Palace of the Winds). This red sandstone architectural wonder, built in 1799 AD, has 953 casements / windows. We visit the colourful market area of Jaipur in the afternoon. A visit to a factory to see the famous block printing work will refresh your senses. We also pay a short visit to the ‘Laxmi Narayan Mandir’ in New Jaipur City in the evening. This famous Hindu temple is made of pure white marble. Today we have dinner while enjoying the live performances of traditional Indian music and dance. After dinner return to hotel and take rest.
Overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 13: Jaipur – Ranthambhore.( 168kms/ 03hrs drive approx.).

After leisure breakfast check out the hotel and drive to Ranthambhore. On arrival Ranthambhore check in at hotel and take rest. Ranthambore National Park in Rajasthan is spread over 1334 sq km, bordered by rocky ridges. The park is famous for the Wildlife Sanctuary by the same name where one can see the union of wildlife, history and nature. At the centre of the park is the 10th-century Ranthambore Fort, and scattered nearby are ancient temples and mosques, crocodile-filled lakes and chhatris (cenotaphs). The ruins of past give Ranthambore a unique and refreshing appeal.The park happens to be the finest example for conservation of tigers. Latter after noon you will process game ride by Jeep or Van with Naturalist.
Overnight stay  at hotel.

Day 14: Ranthambhore – Agra .( 235kms/ 05hrs drive approx.).

Early morning re-visit of sanctuary by Jeep or Van. Return to hotel for breakfast. After leisure breakfast check out the hotel and drive to Agra. en route you will visit Fatehpur Sikri. Upon arrival you will check in at a hotel and take rest.
Evening free for leisure.

Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 15: Agra – Delhi (205kms/ 04hrs drive approx.).

After leisure breakfast you will proceed for full day visit of Agra, which is believed to have been founded in 1504 by Sultan Sikander Lodi, but flourished later under the Mughal Empire. Visit the famous and beautiful Taj Mahal (closed on every Friday)… a mausoleum built as a symbol Emperor Shah Jehan’s devotion to his beloved queen Mumtaz Mahal, considered an architectural marvel, its construction took thousands of workers over 21 years to complete. Later visit the Red Fort, which was commissioned in 1565 by Akbar, and subsequently embellished by other Mughal Emperors. The beautiful yet forbidding structure houses many exquisite palaces, and is a handsome example of Mughal architecture.

Later you will drive to Delhi. On arrival check in to hotel and take relax.

Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 16:Delhi Departure.

After leisure breakfast check out the hotel and drive to airport to connect flight for onward journey with happy memories.

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