15 Days Rajasthan Highlights Trip (Make Customise Tours)
Highlights of Rajasthan Tour by Grand Travel Planner will take you to amazing places takes you to amazing cities like Jaipur, Pushkar, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Chittorgarh, Ranakpur, and more. During this precisely designed itinerary, you would get to witness a diversity of culture and heritage that you might never have seen anywhere else before.
Rajasthan is one of the most sought out tourist destinations in north India. Golden Triangle and Rajasthan comprise main tourist attraction sites of India. With Highlights of Rajasthan tour, you will get to enjoy a trip of Golden Triangle and Rajasthan all together in one single tour package. These places have several tourist attractions and so, booking a package tour to these places will be a pleasant and clever decision..
Unique experiences on this tour:
♦ Discovering the imposing Rajput architecture and monuments in the Pink City of Jaipur.
♦ Enjoying the elephant ride at Amer Fort.
♦ Spending a peaceful time walking around holy Pushkar Lake.
♦ Visiting striking fort of Chittorgarh.
♦ Visiting golden sand dunes of the Thar Desert in Jaisalmer.
♦ Enjoying the thrilling views of Gajner Wildlife Sanctuary.
Tour Route: Delhi-Agra-Bharatpur- Pushkar- Udaipur-Ranakpur- Jodhpur-Jaisalmer- Khimsar-Gajner- Mandawa-Delhi.
Duration:14 Nights/15 Days
Day 01 - Arrive Delhi
On your arrival at Delhi, our representative would be there to welcome you, holding a card with your name on it at the exit. Then you would be transferred to your designated hotel for check-in and overnight stay
Day 02 - Delhi Exploration
After breakfast, you will be taken for a full day city tour of Delhi. Delhi is the national capital of India and it was ruled by many dynasties, which destroyed and rebuilt this city a number of times. Old and New Delhi together present a striking collocation of wonders and sounds.
You city tour will cover India gate – a war memorial, Rajghat - the cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi, and the magnificent Red Fort by Drive past. Afterward, you would be taken to visit The National Museum, one of the largest museums in India. The galleries of the museum have a historical and sequential order. The Indus Valley Gallery exhibits various antiquities dug out from Mohenjodaro and Harappa, such as terracotta toys, images and pots, jewelry, and more. Later on, you would drive past Rashtrapati Bhavan, Parliament House, and Secretariat Building. In addition, you would also be taken to visit Qutub Minar, a 72.5 m high minaret and Humayun's tomb. Then you would return to the hotel for overnight stay.
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Day 03 - Driving from Delhi to Jaipur (204 Km in 3-4 hrs)
In the morning, after a delicious breakfast, you would be leaving for Agra on a four-hour drive. Arriving there, you would be taken to your hotel for check-in and some refreshment time. Afterward, you would be visiting Agra Fort a.k.a Red Fort of Agra, surrounded by a 70 feet high wall. The fort comprises the beautiful Moti Masjid and several palaces including the Jahangir Mahal, Diwan-i-Khas, and Diwan-i-Am.
With the four gates, the Fort is encircled by a double fortified wall of red sandstone. The Jahangir Mahal can be reached through an imposing gateway and its inner courtyard
comprises of stunning halls, prolific carvings on stone, delicately carved heavy brackets, piers, and cross beams.
In the late afternoon, you would be visiting Taj Mahal which is India's most captivating and beautiful work of genius. Built on the banks of Yamuna River, Taj Mahal was constructed under the reign of Mughal Emperor, Shah Jahan. He constructed this splendid edifice to honor the memory of his deceased wife Mumtaz Mahal. It is believed that both Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal are buried at Taj Mahal, next to each other. During sunset, Taj Mahal becomes more beautiful as its white marble changes its color and shades. Evening time is excellent for photography. You would return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 04 - Agra to Bharatpur to Jaipur
After breakfast, you will be checking out from the hotel and will be taken to Jaipur by road. On the way, there will be a stoppage and visit to Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary. It is one of the best bird sanctuaries in the world. The place houses more than 360 species of birds together with the Siberian cranes that spend winter in this sanctuary.
Then you would be back on the road to Jaipur and on your arrival there, you would be taken to your hotel for overnight stay.
Day 05 - Jaipur Sightseeing
Next day after a healthy breakfast, you would be spending a full day sightseeing in the Jaipur city. It is a city of high spirits, colors, dancing, and songs with traditional and modern arts and crafts. Jaipur is one of the most immaculately planned cities of India, with an extensive grid of avenues, streets, and lanes. It was founded by Maharaja Jai Singh II who carefully planned the city's foundation in the 18th century. He consulted various architects and referred to a number of books on the architecture. Jaipur is also called the Pink City because many of its buildings are painted in pink.
In the morning, you would be taken to visit Amer Fort, the former capital of the Rajputs until 1728. You can ride up to the hill on an elephant like a royalty. This fort is a great fusion on Mughal and Rajput architectural style and it houses many magnificent monuments.
In the afternoon, you would be visiting Hawa Mahal a.k.a. Palace of Winds. It is a five-storied structure built for women of the royal family so that they can watch the streets and everyday life of the city. One of the major landmarks of Jaipur, Hawa Mahal is a great example of Rajput creativity with its pink, semi-octagonal, honeycombed, sandstone windows.
Your next stop would be City Palace, an excellent blend of Mughal and Rajput architecture. It was the seat and stronghold of Maharajas of Jaipur. Amongst other monuments, it also houses Chandra Mahal, Mubarak Mahal, Diwan-i-Am and Diwan-I-Khas. Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II began the construction of the palace and planned and built the outer walls, and later on, successive rulers continued to make new additions up to the 20th century.
Nearby to the City Palace is Jantar Mantar, where you will get to see many astronomical instruments that were used to measure the movements of different objects in space. It was built by Maharaja Jai Singh, who was very passionate about astronomy.
You would return to the hotel for overnight stay .
Day 06 - From Jaipur to Pushkar
After breakfast, you would be checking out from the hotel and will be taken to Pushkar, the city of Brahma. Pushkar is a holy town for the Hindu devotees. Located 11 km to the North-West of Ajmer, this charming city has many temples including the Brahma Temple, and most of the temples and Ghats in Pushkar are from the 18th century and afterward. Pushkar is famed for its annual fair that features a trading bazaar of cattle, horses, and camels. It attracts approximately 200,000 people every year. You can also enjoy a quiet day in the peaceful village around Pushkar Lake in the evening, and visit the Ghats surrounding the lake. You would be staying at the hotel for the night.
Day 07 - Pushkar to Chittorgarh to Udaipur
In the morning after breakfast, you would be checking out of the hotel and then you will be driven to Udaipur. On the way, you would also be visiting Chittorgarh the expansive hilltop
fort of Chittorgarh exemplifies the whole quixotic, fated epitome of Rajput Courage. The historic city of Rajasthan, Chittorgarh have some great commanding structures and tales of its riotous past. This place will capture your senses as you will stroll around its splendid expanse, discovering its well-known attractions.
The Chittorgarh Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a colossal structure with a lot of entrances erected by Maurya rulers in 7th century A.D. Standing proudly on a height of 180 m. high hill, it covers over 700 acres. It has many famous monuments including the very spot where it is believed that Rani Padmini committed Jauhar.
Afterward, you would be taken to Udaipur and on your arrival there, you would be transferred to your designated hotel for check-in. You would be staying at the hotel for the night.
Day 08 - Udaipur Sightseeing
In the morning, you would begin your city tour, First will do Boating in Lake Pichola the visiting City Palace. It is the largest palace complex in Rajasthan. The Palace has several beautiful towers, arches, and domes, which make this heritage site all the more fascinating for the tourists. Soaring on the banks of Pichola Lake, City Palace is really a marvelous fusion of courtyards, verandas, pavilions, hallways, rooms, and hanging gardens. Surrounded by ramparts, this commanding Palace is completely built with granite and marble. It is a brilliant blend of Chinese, Medieval, and European architecture.
Afterward, you would visit Jagdish Temple, drive around Fatehsagar Lake, Sahelion Ki Bari, etc. Later on, you will be taken to visit Ahar, the ancient capital of Sisodias. Located 3 km from Udaipur, Ahar is renowned for the cenotaphs of the Royal rulers and an archaeological museum.
Day 09 - Udaipur to Ranakpur to Jodhpur
In the morning, after an early breakfast, you would be checking out from the hotel and then you will be driving to Ranakpur. Ranakpur is famous for its magnificent Jain temple. This temple is dedicated to Lord Adinath. It is located in the Aravali hills and every tourist must visit it at least once when coming to this area. The temple has 29 halls which are held by
over than 1400 pillars, and every pillar looks different. Then you would be taken to Jodhpur where you will stay at the hotel for the night
Day 10 - From Jodhpur to Jaisalmer
After breakfast, you would be checked-out from the hotel and then you would be taken to visit Umaid Bhawan Palace. Some part of the Umaid Bhawan Palace has been transformed into a museum. The palace comprises of 347 rooms and is the chief residence of the former Jodhpur royal family.
The architectural flashes of brilliance of this Bhawan will captivate you.
Soon after, you would be driving to Jaisalmer - The Citadel City. On the way to Jaisalmer, you would get to see camel wagons, animated and colorful Rajasthani women carrying foodstuffs to the market, and men wearing brilliantly colored turbans, sitting in groups and passing the time. On your arrival at the city, you would be transferred to your designated hotel, where you would be staying for the night. A car and driver would be at the hotel for you .
Day 11 - Jaisalmer Excursion
After breakfast, you would be having half-day sightseeing of Jaisalmer. Nearly 900 years old, Jaisalmer was a chief post on the trade path across the imposing Thar Desert, and till date, a glimpse of the honey-colored ramparts of the fort, escalating out of the hot and forbidding desert can enchant you like no other. Untouched by time, Jaisalmer is a World Heritage Site. It is also known as the Golden City because of the yellow sandstone that can be seen throughout the structural design of both the fort and the town further down, and it fills the fort and the town with certain golden-yellow light.
Jaisalmer fort is the most popular milestone of Jaisalmer city and it houses museum, shops, eating places, residential spaces, hotels, temples and more. The Havelis, in both the fort and the town, are extraordinary. The houses are adorned with gorgeously carved frontages, jali screens, and oriel windows. You can also visit the beauty of the Thar Desert and enjoy a camel ride to Sam Sand Dunes. You would be returning to the hotel for overnight stay
Day 12 - From Jaisalmer to Khimsar
Next day, after breakfast, you would be checking out from the hotel and leaving for Khimsar. Khimsar is a small village settled at the edge of the Great Thar Desert. In the
middle of the sandy desert, this village has a charming water body. The peaceful beauty of the desert village is unrivaled. The village has some outstanding forts, temples, palaces, and the boundless mystic desert.
On your arrival at Khimsar, you would be taken to your designated hotel. Khimsar fort will offer you with a wide range of experiences and fun time. The walls worn down by the battles and battlements will remind you about the glorious past of this place. You can also relax and pamper yourself with some massage therapies by skilled masseurs. You would return to the hotel for overnight stay
Day 13 - Khimsar to Deshnok to Gajner
In the morning, after an early breakfast, you would leave to visit Khimsar town. Later on, you would be driving to Deshnok, where there is a temple devoted to Karni Mata, an embodiment of Durga. The temple has attractive vast silver gates and marble carvings that were given by Maharaja Ganga Singhji. The most striking feature of the temple is that the rodents run freely in the premises of the temple and if they touch your feet, it is considered fortunate.
Afterward, you would be driven to Gajner. On your arrival, you would be checked-in into your hotel for the night
Day 14 - From Gajner to Mandawa
After breakfast, if you want, you can visit Gajner Wildlife Sanctuary. Later on, you would be driving to Mandawa. On your arrival there, you would check-in into hotel. Mandawa also has striking murals, havelis, and manors.
In the afternoon, you would get to enjoy a walking tour of the painted havelis. You can also do some shopping for the multi-colored art and crafts, tied and dyed textiles, metal handiworks, carved wooden objects and more. You would stay at the hotel for the night
Day 15 - From Mandawa to Delhi
After breakfast, you can visit painted Havelis and manors, and Mandawa Town for arresting the moments of rural life in your camera. Soon after, you would be leaving for Delhi by road. Arriving in Delhi, a car with a driver will be accessible to you until it would be time for you to go to the International airport to board the flight for onward journey.
Hopefully, this tour would give you some great insight into the life of Rajasthan and its heritage.Book This Tour
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