Wonders of Rajasthan Tour

India, Indian Subcontinent
Overview

Explore the wonders of Rajasthan in this tour. Rajasthan Is Culturally Rich And Has Cultural Traditions Which Reflect The Ancient Indian Way Of Life. We travel to the ancient ‘Golden City’ of Jaisalmer, visit the hilltop Amber Fort overlooking the ‘Pink City’ of Jaipur is the capital city of royal Rajasthan and watch the sunset over the incredible Taj Mahal.

View larger map

15 Days
Royal Rajasthan Tour
from £2,099pp

Book now

Enquire now

Pit Stops
  • UK – New Delhi (2N)
  • Agra (2N)
  • Jaipur (2N)
  • Bikaner(1N)
  • Jaisalmer (2N)
  • Jodhpur (1N)
  • Udaipur (2N) – UK
Tour Includes
  • International flights (and domestic flights if applicable)
  • UK departure and overseas airport taxes.
  • 13 nights in hotels, and 2 in flight (accommodation as specified or similar)
  • 24 meals: 12 breakfasts & 12 dinners
  • Local Transfers in an air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Guided Excursions as described
  • Entrance fees unless otherwise stated
Tour Highlights
  • Marvel at the Taj Mahal.
  • Explore the ‘Pink City’ of Jaipur.
  • See Agra Fort and Amber Fort.
  • Climb atop the ramparts of Jodhpur’s Meherangarh Fort.
  • Explore the lake city of Udaipur.
  • Explore the desert town of Bikaner.
Day By Day Itinerary

DAY 1 UK – NEW DELHI

Fly to New Delhi.

DAY 2 NEW DELHI (D)

On arrival you will be welcomed and transferred to hotel The Park.

DAY 3 NEW DELHI (B/D)

After breakfast, enjoy a whole day sightseeing tour of different landmarks in Delhi, including the hot spots like Laxmi Narayan Temple, India Gate, Parliament House, Jama Masjid, Red Fort, Gandhi Memorial, Lotus Temple, Qutab Minar Complex and Humayun’s Tomb.

DAY 4 DELHI – AGRA (B/D)

Morning after breakfast we drive to Agra. On arrival check in at hotel Jaypee Palace.
Afternoon visit Agra Fort, built by three of the greatest Mughal emperors.

DAY 5 AGRA (B/D)

We start today our sightseeing by a visit the most beautiful monument of India, the Taj Mahal, an enduring monument to love, with a continually fulfilling beauty. It was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan between 1631-52, as a tomb and memorial to his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal (Jewel of the Palace), who died at the age of 39 giving birth to her 14th child. We spend enough time at Taj Mahal to take this impressive memory home. After the visit of Taj Mahal we have a look at the famous fine marble inlay work which is still being done in Agra by the descendants of the families of builders and artists of the Taj Mahal. Then the evening is free for your own leisure and other shopping activities.

DAY 6 AGRA – FATEHPUR SIKRI – JAIPUR (B/D)

Today drive to Jaipur, enroute we make a stop and visit Fatehpur Sikri. This wonderful city constructed by red sand stones was abandoned as abruptly as it had been built. It has been generally stated that it was due to failing in the water supply. After the visit of Fatehpur Sikri drive to Jaipur, Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan and famous for its handicrafts and precious and semiprecious stones. On arrival check in at hotel Jai Mahal Palace. After a break in Jaipur we visit the city palace in the afternoon which is still the formal residence of the royal family, built in a blend of the Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. In the museum of the city palace we visit the private collection of the Jaipur Mahrajas. We continue to Jantar Mantar, a stone observatory, the largest of Jai Singh’s five remarkable observatories.

DAY 7 JAIPUR (B/D)

After breakfast we drive to the ancient capital of Amber, laying 11 km. away from Jaipur. Amber was the ancient capital of Kachhawaha dynasty for 6 centuries. We will ascend to the Palace Fortress on the back of an Elephant. Enroute to Amber we will visit the Hawa Mahal (Palace of the Winds), built in 1799 AD, it contains 953 small casements with each having its own balcony. The windows enabled cool air to circulate and the ladies to watch processions below without being seen.In the afternoon we have a walk through the colourful Bazaar of Jaipur and visit a factory to see the famous block printing work being done since centuries in Jaipur. In the evening we drive through the new city of Jaipur and visit “Laxmi Narayan Mandir”, a Hindu temple made out of white marble. Optional : Today we have dinner with a presentation of Indian music and dance at Chokhi Dhani.

DAY 8 JAIPUR – AJMER – PUSHKAR – BIKANER (B/D)

After breakfast drive to Bikaner on the way visit of Ajmer & Pushkar including the places of interests such as Jagat Pita Shri Brahma Temple, Apteshwar Mahadeo Temple, Dargah of Sufi Saint Moinuddin Chishti etc. Late evening we arrive Bikaner. On arrival check in at Gajner Palace.

DAY 9 BIKANER – JAISALMER (B/D)

Morning we visit the Junagarh Fort (1571-1611 AD) constructed of red sandstone and marble with kiosks and balconies embellishing the structure at intervals. This imposing Fort and its palaces are an unforgettable experience for us. Afternoon drive through the desert and proceed for Jaisalmer We arrive in Jaisalmer in the evening and check in at hotel Suryagarh – Jaisalmer.

DAY 10 JAISALMER (B/D)

After breakfast we leave for full day tour. Sightseeing of the medieval city of Jaisalmer. Jaisalmer’s crenellated golden sandstone walls and its narrow streets lined with exquisitely carved buildings makes this city unique. Jaisalmer is famous for its carved havellis (grand mensions). In medieval times, its prosperity was due to its location on the main trade route linking India to Egypt, Arabia, Africa and the West. Jaisalmer is a marvel of beautiful culture and this city remains one of the most exotic city not only in Rajasthan but in the whole of India. Some of the visitors called this city “a living museum”. We have a walk through the old city and visit the Fort and the Jain temple. Evening drive at Sam Sand dunes where enjoy the sunset.

DAY 11 JAISALMER – JODHPUR(B/D)

Morning at Leisure & afternoon drive to Jodhpur. The city was once the capital of the princely state of Marwar (Land of death). Jodhpur is also known as the blue city as most of the houses of the old city are painted blue. After Arrival in Jodhpur and check in at hotel Hari Mahal. Then we visit Mehrangarh Fort (majestic fort). Mehrangarh Fort was built on a steep hill and is among the best in India with exquisitely latticed windows in residential apartments within. We also visit the Jaswant Thada, a royal cenotaph built in white marble. After the sightseeing we have a walk through the Bazaars of Jodhpur.

DAY 12 JODHPUR – RANAKPUR UDAIPUR(B/D)

Morning drive to Udaipur via Ranakpur. Ranakpur is known for its superbly carved marble Jain Temples. An enormous basement of this temple covers 48,000 sq. feet. There are four subsidiary shrines, twenty four pillared halls. The total number of columns is 1,444, all of which are intricately carved, no two being alike. The Ranakpur Jain Temples were built during the 15th century.

After the visit of Ranakpur, proceed to Udaipur. Udaipur is called the romantic city of Rajasthan. A city built around shimmering, clear, blue water lakes which reflect the green hills of the Aravali ranges.On arrival check in at The Lalit Laxmi Vilas Palace

DAY 13 UDAIPUR (B/D)

Today we visit Udaipur. We start our sightseeing with the visit of Sahelion-Ki-Bari. After the visit of Garden of Maids we visit a Museum of folk art. This museum has a rich collection of Folk dresses, ornaments, puppets, masks, dolls, folk musical instruments and paintings on display. After a break we proceed to city palace, the biggest Palace in India, The museum of the palace includes the beautiful peacock mosaic and miniature wall paintings of Indian mythology. In the evening we have a Boat ride on the lake Pichola.The famous Lake Palace of Udaipur was the summer residence of the former rulers. The James bond Film Octopussy was shot here and made this palace more known in the west.

DAY 14 UDAIPUR – MUMBAI – UK (B)

After breakfast the day is free for your own leisure and other shopping activities. Then in the evening transfer to Udaipur airport to board your flight to UK via Mumbai. Overnight flight.

DAY 15 UK

Arrive home today.

Group Departure Dates & Prices
Dep. Date Price
21 Oct 2017
from £2,299pp
Book now
06 Nov 2017
from £2,499pp
Book now
30 Nov 2017
from £2,499pp
Book now
12 Dec 2017
from £2,899pp
Book now
04 Jan 2018
from £2,599pp
Book now
29 Jan 2018
from £2,599pp
Book now
19 Feb 2018
from £2,599pp
Book now
14 Mar 2018
from £2,699pp
Book now
04 Apr 2018
from £2,399pp
Book now
Accommodation

CAN’T FIND IT?
Just because it’s not in the website doesn’t mean we don’t do it, please contact us to let us know what you are looking for, we will make your dream holiday come true.

All our holiday packages are flight inclusive tours, we also do ground only tours should you wish to arrange your own air tickets, perhaps you might want to redeem your favourite airline loyalty points. Or you might want only a few elements of the tour, talk to us we will guide you the best, trust us we are experts in what we do. We tailor make holidays to what you want and not what we have, so you sit back and relax, we’ll take care of all your holiday arrangements.

EXPERT KNOWLEDGE

  • First-hand knowledge, friendly regional experts
  • Start to finish, handled by our specialists who's been there
  • Our specialists help you get the best value for your money and time
  • We really do know the world, we love what we do
  • We know all about hospitality
  • Award winning service
  • Handpicked hotels and best English speaking tour guides

PEACE OF MIND

  • From the moment you speak to one of our specialists, until after you have returned home, we will take care of you every step of the way
  • We care about the environment, communities you visit, we help preserve our eco-system
  • Dedicated 24/7 emergency UK and destination contact number whilst you are on holiday
  • Fully ABTA and ATOL protected

TAILOR MADE

  • We listen to your requirements, we are creative and tailor-made
  • We build your holiday around what you want
  • Choose your preferred cuisine, choice of accomodation and comfortable pace
  • We go the extra mile
error: Content is protected !!